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Kansas City Royals (38-33)


Tue. 6/21 Wed. 6/22 Fri. 6/24 Sat. 6/25 Sun. 6/26
@ NYM
L 1-2
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@ NYM
L 3-4
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Hou 13 - 4 KC
Final
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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
vs. Hou
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.

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Leaders
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
TeamWLPctGB
Cleveland 4230.583-
Kansas City 3834.5284
Detroit 3836.5145
Chi White Sox 3737.5006
Minnesota 2350.31519.5
Full Standings
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)
Transactions
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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Injuries
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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