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Kansas City Royals (47-47)


Wed. 7/19 Thu. 7/20 Fri. 7/21 Sat. 7/22 Sun. 7/23
vs. Det
W 4-3
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vs. Det
W 16-4
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CWS 6 - 7 KC
Final
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vs. CWS
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. CWS
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 beat White Sox 7-6 on Merrifield's sac fly in 10th

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Alcides Escobar keeps getting clutch hits after a sluggish start to the season.

Whit Merrifield's sacrifice fly in the 10th inning scored Escobar to lift the Kansas City Royals to a 7-6 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Friday night.

Escobar led off the 10th with a single. He also doubled and scored in the second. He is hitting .336 in his past 35 games to raise his average from .178 to .236.

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Leaders
AVG: E. Hosmer.315
HR: M. Moustakas25
RBI: M. Moustakas59
SB: L. Cain15
W: J. Vargas12
ERA: J. Vargas3.06
Saves: K. Herrera19
K: J. Hammel83
AL Central
TeamWLPctGB
Cleveland 4945.521-
Kansas City 4847.5051.5
Minnesota 4847.5051.5
Detroit 4451.4635.5
Chi White Sox 3855.40910.5
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .250 (20)
Runs: 394 (27)
Hits: 801 (21)
Home Runs: 112 (18)
Stolen Bases: 46 (17)
OBP: .303 (28)
SLG: .411 (22)
Total Bases: 1317 (22)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.28 (14)
Runs Allowed: 422 (12)
Saves: 20 (21)
Strikeouts: 719 (23)
OpBA: .259 (18)
OBP: .326 (15)
SLG: .412 (11)
Run Support: 4.23 (24)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
7/17 M. Almonte Sent to Minors
7/17 B. Burns Called Up from Minors
7/17 C. Cuthbert Sent to Minors For Rehabilitation
7/17 N. Feliz Reinstated from Paternity Leave List
7/17 J. Soler Sent to Minors
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Injuries
Date Player Status
7/1 M. Strahm Torn left patellar tendon (on 60-day DL)
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)
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