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Kansas City Royals

Stadium: Kauffman Stadium | Manager: Ned Yost
Team RankingAVGRHRERA
Royals.261613933.55
AL Central2nd5th5th1st
American League 3rd10th15th5th

Last Game

Sun, September 21
Kauffman Stadium
TV: FSN Kansas City
Detroit Tigers
at
Kansas City Royals
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Pitching

W: J. Guthrie (12-11)
L:
R. Porcello (15-12)
S:
G. Holland (43)

Home Runs

DET - I. Kinsler (16)  
KC
- None

Schedule

Thu Sep 11
L 6 - 3BOS
Recap
Fri Sep 12
L 4 - 2BOS
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Sat Sep 13
W 7 - 1BOS
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Sun Sep 14
L 8 - 4BOS
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Mon Sep 15
W 4 - 3CHW
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Tue Sep 16
L 7 - 5CHW
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Wed Sep 17
W 6 - 2CHW
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Fri Sep 19
L 10 - 1DET
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Sat Sep 20
L 3 - 2DET
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Sun Sep 21
W 5 - 2DET
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6:05 pm EDT
Today
CLE
7:05 pm EDT
Today
MLB Network Regionalat CLE
Preview
7:05 pm EDT
Tue Sep 23
at CLE
7:05 pm EDT
Wed Sep 24
ESPNat CLE
8:10 pm EDT
Thu Sep 25
at CHW
8:10 pm EDT
Fri Sep 26
at CHW
7:10 pm EDT
Sat Sep 27
at CHW
2:10 pm EDT
Sun Sep 28
at CHW

Standings

AL
Central
LEAGUE
W-L
Overall
W-L
Detroit74-6186-69
Kansas City69-6584-70
Cleveland71-6481-74
Chicago60-7571-84
Minnesota59-7966-89
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Royals done sitting Billy Butler
by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer

Though Billy Butler looked like he may have lost his DH job to Josh Willingham for the first couple weeks after Eric Hosmer returned from a hand injury, Royals manager Ned Yost told the Kansas City Star Sunday that the longtime Royal will play every day the rest of the way.

Butler went 2 for 4 with an RBI Sunday against the Tigers. It was just his sixth start in the team's last 15 games.

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James Shields surrenders three runs in loss vs. Tigers
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

Royals pitcher James Shields took a loss Saturday, allowing three earned runs on six hits and one walk in 6 2/3 innings while striking out six in his team's 3-2 defeat against the Tigers.

Shields (14-8) entered the seventh inning with the team's locked up 1-1 in the cruicial AL Central battle, but the Tigers recorded three singles and a walk in the inning to bring home two runs and chase the starter from the game. Shields owns a 3.18 ERA, 1.18 WHIP and 176:42 K:BB ratio in 221 innings. He'll make his last start of the regular season Thursday hoping his team is still alive in the race for the division crown.

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Danny Duffy throws bullpen session Friday
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

Royals pitcher Danny Duffy threw a bullpen session late Friday and will be held out of action Saturday and Sunday, the Kansas City Star reports.

Duffy hasn't pitched since Sept. 6 due to a shoulder issue, but he's listed as the team's probable starter for Monday's game in Cleveland. As long as he doesn't suffer a setback over the weekend, he should return to action Monday. Duffy owns a 2.42 ERA and 108:50 K:BB ratio in 141 1/3 innings.

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Royals recall Tim Collins
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

The Royals recalled pitcher Tim Collins from Triple-A Omaha Friday.

Collins worked the final inning of a blowout loss in his return to major-league action Friday, needing just five pitches to complete a 1-2-3 inning and make him the most effective Royals pitcher in the 10-1 defeat. Including his time with the team over the first half of the season, he owns a 3.93 ERA and 10:10 K:BB ratio in 18 1/3 innings.

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Jason Vargas gets knocked around Friday
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com

Royals pitcher Jason Vargas lasted just 3 1/3 innings Friday.

Vargas allowed five runs on nine hits over 3 1/3 innings. He struck out one and did not issue any walks during the outing. Vargas found himself in trouble in the first inning. After a leadoff single, Vargas gave up a run-scoring double to Miguel Cabrera. Victor Martinez drove in Cabrera, adding to the damage. Eugenio Saurez would add to the fun, driving in the third run of the inning. In the second inning, Torii Hunter would add a run on a double. After a quiet third, Vargas gave up his final run in the fourth. Ian Kinsler doubled in the final run given up by Vargas. He was pulled from the game at that point. 

With the loss, Vargas dropped to 11-10. He’ll take on the Indians in his next start. 

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2014 Team Leaders
AVGNorichika Aoki , RF.282
HRAlex Gordon , LF19
RBIAlex Gordon , LF70
OBPNorichika Aoki , RF.349
SLGAlex Gordon , LF.433
RAlex Gordon , LF83
SBJarrod Dyson , CF35
WJames Shields , SP14
ERAJames Shields , SP3.18
WHIPJames Shields , SP1.18
KJames Shields , SP176
SVGreg Holland , RP42
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