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W 14-4
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W 13-5
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L 0-5
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Yankees-Royals preview

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- On Aug. 6, the Kansas City Royals were seven games below .500, 11 games back of the Cleveland Indians in the American League Central and 9 1/2 games out in the wild-card chase.

The defending World Series champion Royals, however, have been the hottest team in the majors since then, winning 17 of 21 games and seven consecutive series.

Kansas City has crept within 5 1/2 games of the Indians and is three games back of the Baltimore Orioles for the second wild-card spot.

AVG: D. Gregorius.284
HR: S. Castro18
RBI: S. Castro60
SB: J. Ellsbury18
W: M. Tanaka11
ERA: M. Tanaka3.11
Saves: D. Betances6
K: M. Pineda160
AL East
Toronto 7456.569-
Boston 7258.5542
Baltimore 7159.5463
NY Yankees 6762.5196.5
Tampa Bay 5574.42618.5
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General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .254 (18)
Runs: 552 (21)
Hits: 1106 (21)
Home Runs: 146 (20)
Stolen Bases: 60 (16)
OBP: .314 (22)
SLG: .407 (19)
Total Bases: 1775 (22)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.22 (18)
Runs Allowed: 561 (13)
Saves: 37 (10)
Strikeouts: 1133 (4)
OpBA: .248 (7)
OBP: .306 (7)
SLG: .424 (16)
Run Support: 4.37 (20)
Date Player Transactions
8/24 B. Mitchell Recalled From Minors Rehab Assignment
8/24 B. Mitchell Removed From 60-Day DL (Fractured left big toe)
8/24 B. Mitchell Sent to Minors
8/23 B. Heller Called Up from Minors
8/23 A. Swarzak Placed on 15-Day DL (Right rotator cuff inflammation)
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Date Player Status
8/23 A. Swarzak Right rotator cuff inflammation (on 15-day DL)
8/11 N. Eovaldi Right elbow surgery - out for season (on 15-day DL)
7/2 C. Mullee Numbness in right hand (on 60-day DL)
6/10 C. Parmelee off 15-day DL
6/4 A. Romine Thumb (day-to-day)
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