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L 2-8
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W 3-1
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Rookies battle for Blue Jays, Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Two promising rookies -- Ryan Borucki of the Toronto Blue Jays and Heath Fillmyer of the Kansas City Royals -- square off Tuesday night in the second game of a four-game series.

Borucki began the season with Triple-A Buffalo, where he was 6-5 with a 3.27 ERA. He made his major league debut on June 26.

He has won his last two starts, besting American League playoff contenders Seattle and Boston. In his past three starts, he has allowed six earned runs and 19 hits over 19 innings. In his Aug. 3 victory over the Mariners, he yielded one unearned run on four hits over eight innings.

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Leaders
AVG: W. Merrifield.299
HR: S. Perez19
RBI: S. Perez55
SB: W. Merrifield25
W: D. Duffy7
ERA: J. Junis4.82
Saves: W. Peralta7
K: D. Duffy128
AL Central
TeamWLPctGB
Cleveland 6751.568-
Minnesota 5463.46212.5
Detroit 5069.42017.5
Chi White Sox 4276.35625
Kansas City 3682.30531
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .240 (24)
Runs: 431 (30)
Hits: 959 (27)
Home Runs: 100 (28)
Stolen Bases: 62 (12)
OBP: .301 (27)
SLG: .370 (29)
Total Bases: 1482 (29)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 5.31 (30)
Runs Allowed: 645 (30)
Saves: 25 (27)
Strikeouts: 844 (29)
OpBA: .278 (30)
OBP: .348 (29)
SLG: .459 (28)
Run Support: 3.72 (29)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
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
8/12 B. Boyer Recalled From Minors Rehab Assignment
8/12 B. Boyer Removed From 60-Day DL (Right lower back strain)
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Injuries
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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