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Kansas City Royals (37-38)


Sun. 6/25 Tue. 6/27 Wed. 6/28 Thu. 6/29 Fri. 6/30
vs. Tor
L 2-8
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@ Det
L 3-5
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KC 8 - 2 Det
Final
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@ Det
10:10 AM PT11:10 AM MT12:10 PM CT1:10 PM ET13:10 ET17:10 GMT1:10 10:10 AM MST12:10 PM EST12:40 PM VEN21:10 UAE12:10 PM CT
vs. Min
5:15 PM PT6:15 PM MT7:15 PM CT8:15 PM ET20:15 ET0:15 GMT8:15 5:15 PM MST7:15 PM EST7:45 PM VEN4:15 UAE (+1)7:15 PM CT

Perez, Moustakas homer to lift Royals over Tigers 8-2

DETROIT (AP) Salvador Perez and Mike Moustakas hit consecutive homers during a four-run fourth inning, and the Kansas City Royals went on to beat the Detroit Tigers 8-2 on Wednesday night.

Ian Kennedy (2-6) allowed two runs and five hits in seven innings for the Royals, earning his second victory in three starts. He gave up solo homers to Miguel Cabrera and Alex Avila, but only after Kansas City had jumped to a 5-0 lead.

Daniel Norris (4-6) permitted five runs and eight hits in 3 2/3 innings. Six of those hits came in the fourth.

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Leaders
AVG: E. Hosmer.306
HR: M. Moustakas19
RBI: M. Moustakas46
SB: L. Cain14
W: J. Vargas11
ERA: J. Vargas2.29
Saves: K. Herrera18
K: J. Vargas70
AL Central
TeamWLPctGB
Cleveland 4036.526-
Minnesota 3936.5200.5
Kansas City 3738.4932.5
Detroit 3442.4476
Chi White Sox 3343.4347
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .245 (22)
Runs: 295 (28)
Hits: 620 (27)
Home Runs: 88 (22)
Stolen Bases: 35 (19)
OBP: .299 (29)
SLG: .401 (25)
Total Bases: 1017 (28)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.25 (14)
Runs Allowed: 335 (7)
Saves: 18 (16)
Strikeouts: 580 (22)
OpBA: .260 (20)
OBP: .328 (17)
SLG: .411 (9)
Run Support: 3.97 (27)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
6/28 C. Cuthbert Placed on 10-Day DL (Left wrist sprain)
6/28 J. Soler Called Up from Minors
6/26 B. Flynn Recalled From Minors Rehab Assignment
6/26 B. Flynn Removed From 60-Day DL (Stable lumbar vertebral fracture)
6/26 B. Flynn Sent to Minors
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Injuries
Date Player Status
6/1 P. Orlando Fractured shin (on 60-day DL)
5/29 D. Duffy Strained right oblique (on 10-day DL)
5/21 N. Karns Nerve irritation, right arm (on 60-day DL)
5/8 S. Alexander off 10-day DL
5/5 I. Kennedy off 10-day DL
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