Major League Baseball
TEAMS
Kansas City Royals
LAST GAME
Minnesota at Kansas City - Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
MIN 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 8 1
KC 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 3 5 8 0
Boxscore
LATEST TEAM NUMBERS
Division Standings
AL Central W/L
y-Cleveland 91-67
Detroit 85-73
Kansas City 81-77
Chi. White Sox 77-81
Minnesota 56-102
Team Leaders
HR K. Morales 30
Avg C. Cuthbert .278
OPS K. Morales .804
ERA D. Duffy 3.43
Wins D. Duffy 12
WHIP D. Duffy 1.12
Offense
  Season Stats Rank
Runs/G 4.19 23
Avg .262 7
OPS .714 26
HR 146 27
SB 120 6
Defense
  Season Stats Rank
ERA 4.19 17
WHIP 1.35 18
K 1255 16
QS 67 21
Errors 88 16
Lineup - Last Game
Pitchers
Pos Player
SP
RP
RP
RP
RP
RP
J. Vargas
K. McCarthy
P. Moylan
M. Strahm
J. Soria
W. Davis
Hitters
Pos Player
CF
2B
1B
DH
PR-DH
C
LF
RF
SS
3B
J. Dyson
W. Merrifield
E. Hosmer
K. Morales
*  B. Burns
S. Perez
A. Gordon
P. Orlando
A. Escobar
C. Cuthbert
(* - Change In Order)
Injuries
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Salvador Perez C Ques Thurs - Rest - 9/29/16 Perez is not expected to play Thursday against the Twins due to a routine day of rest.
Lorenzo Cain CF out for season - Wrist - 9/21/16 Cain continues to deal with a left wrist injury and is likely going to miss the remainder of the season.
Mike Moustakas 3B out for season - Knee - 6/14/16 Moustakas had surgery to repair a torn right ACL and has been placed on the 60-day disabled list. He is expected to miss the remainder of the season.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Yordano Ventura SP Ques Fri - Back - 9/25/16 Ventura was removed from the last outing after experiencing lower-back tightness and spasms. It is uncertain if he he will make his next scheduled start Friday against the Indians.
Dillon Gee RP out for season - Lung - 9/27/16 Gee has been shut down for the remainder of the season due to blood clots in his lungs and shoulder.
Luke Hochevar RP out for season - Shoulder - 9/2/16 Hochevar had thoracic outlet syndrome surgery and is on the 60-day disabled list. He is expected to miss the remainder of the season.
Kris Medlen SP 60-day DL - Shoulder - 9/7/16 Medlen is on the 60-day disabled list due to a Grade 1 rotator cuff strain in his right shoulder and remains without a timetable for a return.
Mike Minor SP out for season - Shoulder - 8/24/16 Minor has been placed on the 60-day disabled list with a left shoulder injury. He suffered a setback in his recovery and is expected to miss the remainder of the season.
Tim Collins RP out for season - Elbow - 4/3/16 Collins has been placed on the 60-day disabled list and will miss the entire 2016 season after undergoing a second Tommy John surgery.
Schedule/Results
NEXT 5 Remaining Games
Date vs Last Meeting
9/29/16 MIN W 5-2 9/28/16
9/30/16 CLE L 2-5 9/22/16
10/1/16 CLE L 2-5 9/22/16
10/2/16 CLE L 2-5 9/22/16
LAST 10 Past Results
Date vs Score
9/28/16 MIN W 5-2
9/27/16 MIN W 4-3x
9/25/16 @DET W 12-9
9/24/16 @DET W 7-4
9/23/16 @DET L 3-8
9/22/16 @CLE L 2-5
9/21/16 @CLE L 3-4
9/20/16 @CLE L 1-2
9/19/16 CHW W 8-3
9/18/16 CHW W 10-3
Legend
w Clinched wild card
x Clinched playoff berth
y Clinched division
z Clinched division and best record in league