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Kansas City Royals (37-84)

Tue. 8/14 Wed. 8/15 Thu. 8/16 Fri. 8/17 Sat. 8/18
vs. Tor 
L 5-6
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vs. Tor 
L 5-6
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vs. Tor 
W 6-2
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@ CWS 
5:10 PM PT6:10 PM MT7:10 PM CT8:10 PM ET20:10 ET0:10 GMT8:10 5:10 PM MST7:10 PM EST6:10 PM CST7:40 PM VEN4:10 UAE (+1)7:10 PM CT
@ CWS 
4:10 PM PT5:10 PM MT6:10 PM CT7:10 PM ET19:10 ET23:10 GMT7:10 4:10 PM MST6:10 PM EST5:10 PM CST6:40 PM VEN3:10 UAE (+1)6:10 PM CT

Royals, short on sleep, visit White Sox

Forgive Kansas City Royals players if they yawn during the series opener against the Chicago White Sox on Friday night at Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago.

It's not that players are uninterested. They're simply tired.

The Royals are coming off a rain-delayed 6-2 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays less than 24 hours earlier. The game ended around 12:15 a.m. CT on Friday, after which the Royals showered, dressed and headed to the airport for a flight to Chicago in the wee hours of the morning.

AVG: W. Merrifield.300
HR: S. Perez21
RBI: S. Perez59
SB: W. Merrifield26
W: D. Duffy7
ERA: J. Junis4.82
Saves: W. Peralta7
K: D. Duffy128
AL Central
Cleveland 6951.575-
Minnesota 5763.47512
Detroit 5072.41020
Chi White Sox 4476.36725
Kansas City 3784.30632.5
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .241 (23)
Runs: 447 (30)
Hits: 990 (24)
Home Runs: 104 (28)
Stolen Bases: 66 (9)
OBP: .303 (26)
SLG: .374 (28)
Total Bases: 1537 (29)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 5.30 (30)
Runs Allowed: 659 (29)
Saves: 25 (27)
Strikeouts: 863 (29)
OpBA: .277 (29)
OBP: .348 (29)
SLG: .457 (28)
Run Support: 3.76 (29)
Date Player Transactions
8/15 B. Boyer Released
8/15 J. López Called Up from Minors
8/13 D. Duffy Placed on 10-Day DL (Left shoulder impingement)
8/13 L. Hochevar Retired
8/13 G. Sparkman Called Up from Minors
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Date Player Status
8/13 D. Duffy Left shoulder impingement (on 10-day DL)
8/5 A. Mondesi Pinched nerve in shoulder (day-to-day)
7/29 B. Goodwin Left groin strain (on 10-day DL)
7/11 I. Kennedy Strained left oblique (on 10-day DL)
7/5 J. Junis off 10-day DL
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