|June 21 9:51 AM PT10:51 AM MT11:51 AM CT12:51 PM ET12:51 ET16:51 GMT0:51 9:51 AM MST11:51 AM EST12:21 PM VEN20:51 UAE11:51 AM CT-The Royals put Aoki on the 15-day disabled list Saturday with a left groin strain.
Analysis: Aoki, who grounded out as a pinch hitter in the ninth inning Friday, is hitting .263 with 14 extra-base hits, in 68 games, while batting leadoff in 64 games.
|June 17 5:37 PM PT6:37 PM MT7:37 PM CT8:37 PM ET20:37 ET0:37 GMT8:37 5:37 PM MST7:37 PM EST8:07 PM VEN4:37 UAE (+1)7:37 PM CT-Aoki was out of the starting lineup Wednesday at Detroit after leaving Tuesday night's game with left groin discomfort. Manager Ned Yost describes the injury as a cramp.
Analysis: The 32-year-old Aoki was back in the lineup Thursday. He's hitting .264 in his first season with the Royals, who acquired him in an offseason trade with Milwaukee.
|May 24 5:27 PM PT6:27 PM MT7:27 PM CT8:27 PM ET20:27 ET0:27 GMT8:27 5:27 PM MST7:27 PM EST7:57 PM VEN4:27 UAE (+1)7:27 PM CT-Aoki collected three hits in Friday's loss to the Los Angeles Angels.
Analysis: The Royals' leadoff hitter is batting .435 in his last six games.
|Apr. 5 2:35 PM PT3:35 PM MT4:35 PM CT5:35 PM ET17:35 ET21:35 GMT5:35 2:35 PM MST4:35 PM EST5:05 PM VEN1:35 UAE (+1)4:35 PM CT-Aoki had three hits Friday.
Analysis: Aoki was A-OK as he busted out of a 0-for-9 slump.