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Kansas City Royals (80-77)

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@ Det
W 12-9
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vs. Min
W 4-3
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Min 2 - 5 KC
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Twins' 102 losses matches most since move to Minnesota

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) With their major league-worst 102nd loss, Twins matched their most since moving to Minnesota for the 1961 season.

Kendrys Morales and Alex Gordon keyed an eighth-inning rally and the Kansas City Royals beat the Twins 5-2 on Wednesday night. Still, the defending World Series champions were eliminated from postseason contention with Baltimore's win at Toronto.

Minnesota lost for the 10th time in 11 games and matched the 1982 Twins for the team's most losses since the move. With two more defeats, the club would have its most since the 1949 Washington Senators finished 50-104.

AVG: C. Cuthbert.280
HR: K. Morales30
RBI: E. Hosmer101
SB: J. Dyson28
W: D. Duffy12
ERA: D. Duffy3.43
Saves: W. Davis26
K: D. Duffy185
AL Central
X-Cleveland 9167.576-
Detroit 8573.5386
Kansas City 8177.51310
Chi White Sox 7781.48714
Minnesota 56102.35435
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .262 (6)
Runs: 657 (23)
Hits: 1410 (7)
Home Runs: 145 (27)
Stolen Bases: 119 (6)
OBP: .313 (26)
SLG: .401 (24)
Total Bases: 2162 (21)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.21 (16)
Runs Allowed: 687 (12)
Saves: 40 (19)
Strikeouts: 1245 (16)
OpBA: .259 (19)
OBP: .326 (17)
SLG: .422 (17)
Run Support: 4.24 (24)
Date Player Transactions
9/24 C. Wang Cleared Waivers and Became a Free Agent
9/22 C. Wang Released
9/17 J. Vargas Removed From 60-Day DL (Recovery from left elbow surgery)
9/17 C. Wang Removed From 15-Day DL (Right biceps tendinitis)
9/17 C. Wang Designated for Assignment
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Date Player Status
8/31 C. Wang off 15-day DL
7/28 W. Davis off 15-day DL
7/25 L. Hochevar Thoracic outlet syndrome symptoms (on 60-day DL)
7/1 W. Davis off 15-day DL
6/29 L. Cain off 15-day DL
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