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Kansas City Royals (62-61)


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L 0-5
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W 7-4
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Col 2 - 3 KC
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Royals hope Herrera can pitch against Rockies

(TSX / STATS) -- KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Kansas City Royals are unsure whether closer Kelvin Herrera will be available Wednesday for the middle game of their three-game series against the Colorado Rockies.

Herrera exited with two outs in the ninth and the bases full of Rockies on Tuesday due to right forearm tightness. Left-hander Scott Alexander recorded the final out to seal 3-2 Kansas City's triumph and his first major league save.

"We're checking him," Royals manager Ned Yost said of Herrera. "It's in a spot ... right in (his mid-forearm). It's not like in (his wrist) or in (his elbow). Kind of a spot that generally doesn't mean anything really."

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Leaders
AVG: E. Hosmer.315
HR: M. Moustakas35
RBI: M. Moustakas77
SB: L. Cain23
W: J. Vargas14
ERA: J. Vargas3.59
Saves: K. Herrera26
K: J. Hammel112
AL Central
TeamWLPctGB
Cleveland 6955.556-
Minnesota 6560.5204.5
Kansas City 6361.5086
Detroit 5470.43515
Chi White Sox 4876.38721
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .258 (13)
Runs: 549 (21)
Hits: 1091 (14)
Home Runs: 154 (15)
Stolen Bases: 73 (10)
OBP: .312 (27)
SLG: .422 (18)
Total Bases: 1783 (18)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.43 (14)
Runs Allowed: 577 (13)
Saves: 27 (20)
Strikeouts: 943 (23)
OpBA: .262 (20)
OBP: .327 (13)
SLG: .422 (12)
Run Support: 4.50 (21)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
8/22 M. Almonte Called Up from Minors
8/22 M. Almonte Placed on 60-Day DL (Right rotator cuff injury)
8/22 C. Gallagher Sent to Minors
8/22 P. Orlando Recalled From Minors Rehab Assignment
8/22 P. Orlando Removed From 60-Day DL (Fractured shin)
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Injuries
Date Player Status
8/16 N. Feliz Right ulnar nerve palsy (on 10-day DL)
8/16 J. Soria Strained left oblique (on 10-day DL)
8/10 T. Cahill Right shoulder impingement (on 10-day DL)
8/5 S. Perez Right intercostal strain (on 10-day DL)
6/26 C. Cuthbert off 10-day DL
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