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Kansas City Royals (38-33)

Tue. 6/21 Wed. 6/22 Fri. 6/24 Sat. 6/25 Sun. 6/26
L 1-2
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L 3-4
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Hou 13 - 4 KC
vs. Hou
4:15 PM PT5:15 PM MT6:15 PM CT7:15 PM ET19:15 ET23:15 GMT7:15 4:15 PM MST6:15 PM EST6:45 PM VEN3:15 UAE (+1)6:15 PM CT
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11:15 AM PT12:15 PM MT1:15 PM CT2:15 PM ET14:15 ET18:15 GMT2:15 11:15 AM MST1:15 PM EST1:45 PM VEN22:15 UAE1:15 PM CT

Royals' Volquez has worst start in 13-4 loss to Astros

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Edinson Volquez has made 234 starts in the majors - none as bad as Friday night.

George Springer hit a grand slam and a triple in Houston's nine-run first inning against Volquez, and the Astros routed the Kansas City Royals 13-4 on Friday night. Springer, who finished with five RBIs, tops the majors with three grand slams this season.

Volquez gave up 12 runs, 11 earned, and eight hits and walked three.

AVG: E. Hosmer.305
HR: E. Hosmer12
RBI: E. Hosmer44
SB: J. Dyson12
W: E. Vólquez7
ERA: E. Vólquez4.12
Saves: W. Davis18
K: I. Kennedy74
AL Central
Cleveland 4230.583-
Kansas City 3834.5284
Detroit 3836.5145
Chi White Sox 3737.5006
Minnesota 2350.31519.5
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General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .273 (2)
Runs: 286 (25)
Hits: 664 (7)
Home Runs: 62 (28)
Stolen Bases: 47 (9)
OBP: .321 (17)
SLG: .408 (17)
Total Bases: 991 (18)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 3.95 (10)
Runs Allowed: 289 (7)
Saves: 19 (16)
Strikeouts: 574 (16)
OpBA: .248 (9)
OBP: .320 (15)
SLG: .412 (14)
Run Support: 4.13 (22)
Date Player Transactions
6/23 O. Infante Cleared Waivers and Became a Free Agent
6/20 O. Infante Released
6/19 A. Gordon Sent to Minors For Rehabilitation
6/18 Y. Ventura Starting to Serve Suspension
6/16 B. Eibner Recalled From Minors Rehab Assignment
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Date Player Status
6/1 B. Eibner off 15-day DL
5/29 S. Pérez Bruised left thigh (day-to-day)
5/23 A. Gordon Fractured right wrist (on 15-day DL)
5/23 M. Moustakas Torn right ACL - out for season (on 60-day DL)
5/11 K. Medlen Right rotator cuff inflammation (on 15-day DL)
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