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Kansas City Royals (14-33)


Sun. 5/20 Mon. 5/21 Tue. 5/22 Wed. 5/23 Thu. 5/24
vs. NYY
L 1-10
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@ StL
L 0-6
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KC 5 - 1 StL
Final
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@ StL
10:15 AM PT11:15 AM MT12:15 PM CT1:15 PM ET13:15 ET17:15 GMT1:15 10:15 AM MST12:15 PM EST12:45 PM VEN21:15 UAE12:15 PM CT
@ Tex
5:05 PM PT6:05 PM MT7:05 PM CT8:05 PM ET20:05 ET0:05 GMT8:05 5:05 PM MST7:05 PM EST7:35 PM VEN4:05 UAE (+1)7:05 PM CT

Royals Hammel earns first win in win over Cardinals

ST. LOUIS (AP) Alex Gordon and Salvador Perez each homered and Jason Hammel earned his first victory of the season as the Kansas City Royals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-1 on Tuesday night.

Hammel (1-5) has been winless in his previous 13 starts dating back to his last win Sept. 6, 2017. Hammel also had been winless in his previous seven road starts.

He went seven innings, giving up nine hits and a run to help the Royals win for the second time in 10 games. He struck out six and hit a batter with no walks.

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Leaders
AVG: M. Moustakas.295
HR: M. Moustakas10
RBI: M. Moustakas31
SB: W. Merrifield12
W: J. Junis5
ERA: J. Junis3.51
Saves: K. Herrera9
K: I. Kennedy50
AL Central
TeamWLPctGB
Cleveland 2323.500-
Minnesota 2023.4651.5
Detroit 2027.4263.5
Kansas City 1433.2989.5
Chi White Sox 1331.2959
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .254 (11)
Runs: 182 (25)
Hits: 409 (7)
Home Runs: 39 (29)
Stolen Bases: 22 (15)
OBP: .318 (15)
SLG: .382 (25)
Total Bases: 615 (21)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 5.57 (30)
Runs Allowed: 272 (30)
Saves: 11 (12)
Strikeouts: 324 (30)
OpBA: .283 (30)
OBP: .343 (28)
SLG: .483 (30)
Run Support: 3.93 (26)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
5/19 C. Cuthbert Placed on 10-Day DL (Lower back strain)
5/19 M. Mariot Signed to a Minor League Contract
5/19 R. Torres Called Up from Minors
5/14 H. Dozier Called Up from Minors
5/14 L. Duda Placed on 10-Day DL (Right foot plantar fasciitis)
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Injuries
Date Player Status
5/16 C. Cuthbert Lower back strain (on 10-day DL)
5/14 L. Duda Right foot plantar fasciitis (on 10-day DL)
4/22 J. Grimm Lower back stiffness (on 10-day DL)
4/14 P. Orlando Sore knee (day-to-day)
4/9 A. Gordon off 10-day DL
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