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Hosmer belts grand slam as Royals pound Tigers

(TSX / STATS) -- DETROIT -- Eric Hosmer has won Gold Gloves and a championship in his seven-year career. The Kansas City Royals first baseman added a long-awaited grand slam to his resume on Wednesday.

Hosmer's first career grand slam highlighted a nine-run seventh inning and the Royals extended their season-best winning streak to eight games by pounding the Detroit Tigers 16-2 at Comerica Park.

"I thought about it after I realized it was my first one," Hosmer said. "It's baseball. It's crazy. I think the last time I hit a grand slam might have been high school or the minor leagues. But I'm glad to get one out of the way now."

AVG: E. Hosmer.319
HR: M. Moustakas29
RBI: M. Moustakas66
SB: L. Cain16
W: J. Vargas12
ERA: J. Vargas3.08
Saves: K. Herrera21
K: I. Kennedy90
AL Central
Cleveland 5445.545-
Kansas City 5347.5301.5
Minnesota 4951.4905.5
Detroit 4555.4509.5
Chi White Sox 3959.39814.5
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General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .254 (16)
Runs: 437 (22)
Hits: 870 (19)
Home Runs: 127 (15)
Stolen Bases: 54 (12)
OBP: .307 (28)
SLG: .420 (18)
Total Bases: 1439 (19)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.17 (12)
Runs Allowed: 440 (8)
Saves: 22 (18)
Strikeouts: 760 (24)
OpBA: .257 (18)
OBP: .323 (14)
SLG: .406 (8)
Run Support: 4.39 (23)
Date Player Transactions
7/26 B. Flynn Sent to Minors
7/25 J. Junis Sent to Minors
7/24 A. Alburquerque Designated for Assignment
7/24 L. Farrell Designated for Assignment
7/24 B. Flynn Called Up from Minors
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Date Player Status
6/26 C. Cuthbert Left wrist sprain (on 10-day DL)
6/1 P. Orlando Fractured shin (on 60-day DL)
5/29 D. Duffy off 10-day DL
5/21 N. Karns Nerve irritation, right arm (on 60-day DL)
5/14 T. Cahill off 10-day DL
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