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Kansas City Royals (81-51)

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vs. Det
L 5-6
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vs. Det
W 12-1
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Det 3 - 6 KC
Top 3rd
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Royals believe chickenpox cases limited to 2 players

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The AL Central-leading Royals are confident no other players will come down with chickenpox after reliever Kelvin Herrera and left-fielder Alex Rios were diagnosed last weekend.

Royals manager Ned Yost said Thursday that Herrera and Rios were both recovering quickly, and they could come to the ballpark early Friday for a workout. They would be sure to leave before the rest of the team arrived to start a three-game series against the White Sox.

Herrera and Rios came down with chickenpox while in Tampa Bay, raising concern that others in the organization may have been exposed. The virus tends to be more serious in adults, though Yost said it appears both players only experienced minor symptoms.

AVG: L. Cain.313
HR: S. Perez18
RBI: K. Morales94
SB: L. Cain26
W: E. Volquez12
ERA: J. Cueto2.62
Saves: G. Holland29
K: E. Volquez124
AL Central
Kansas City 8151.614-
Minnesota 6964.51912.5
Cleveland 6468.48517
Chi White Sox 6270.47019
Detroit 6171.46220
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .271 (2)
Runs: 586 (7)
Hits: 1221 (5)
Home Runs: 107 (26)
Stolen Bases: 88 (5)
OBP: .323 (9)
SLG: .411 (9)
Total Bases: 1852 (10)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 3.53 (6)
Runs Allowed: 491 (5)
Saves: 47 (3)
Strikeouts: 925 (25)
OpBA: .245 (9)
OBP: .308 (12)
SLG: .389 (9)
Run Support: 4.48 (5)
Date Player Transactions
9/1 S. Alexander Purchased From Minors
9/1 M. Almonte Purchased From Minors
9/1 C. Colon Called Up from Minors
9/1 C. Cuthbert Called Up from Minors
9/1 A. Gordon Recalled From Minors Rehab Assignment
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Date Player Status
7/22 J. Vargas Torn ligament, left elbow (on 60-day DL)
7/9 A. Gordon off 15-day DL
6/24 L. Cain Hamstring (day-to-day)
6/13 Y. Ventura off 15-day DL
6/9 J. Vargas off 15-day DL
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