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L 2-8
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Veterans open on mound in Royals-Tigers series

A couple veteran pitchers who are finishing strong after a rough season will square off Friday night in Detroit.

Kansas City's Ian Kennedy and Detroit's Francisco Liriano have a combined 7-18 record with ERAs above 4.50. Yet both have delivered a couple quality starts this month.

Kennedy (2-8, 4.73 ERA) faced Minnesota in back-to-back starts after returning from a left oblique strain that put him out of commission for nearly two months. He pitched six innings and limited the Twins to one earned run in each of those outings.

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Leaders
AVG: N. Castellanos.297
HR: N. Castellanos21
RBI: N. Castellanos82
SB: J. Iglesias15
W: M. Boyd9
ERA: M. Boyd4.08
Saves: S. Greene30
K: M. Boyd155
AL Central
TeamWLPctGB
X-Cleveland 8566.563-
Minnesota 7181.46714.5
Detroit 6291.40524
Chi White Sox 5992.39126
Kansas City 52101.34034
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .241 (22)
Runs: 588 (26)
Hits: 1242 (23)
Home Runs: 128 (29)
Stolen Bases: 66 (21)
OBP: .300 (28)
SLG: .380 (28)
Total Bases: 1959 (27)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.52 (22)
Runs Allowed: 732 (22)
Saves: 35 (23)
Strikeouts: 1132 (27)
OpBA: .256 (23)
OBP: .321 (17)
SLG: .433 (25)
Run Support: 3.95 (26)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
9/14 J. Iglesias Transferred to 60-Day DL (Lower abdominal strain)
9/14 P. Kozma Purchased From Minors
9/13 J. Barbato Outrighted to Minors
9/11 J. Barbato Designated for Assignment
9/11 M. Hall Purchased From Minors
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Injuries
Date Player Status
9/15 M. Fulmer Torn meniscus, right knee (day-to-day)
8/30 J. Iglesias Lower abdominal strain (on 60-day DL)
8/16 J. Iglesias Right thumb contusion (day-to-day)
8/15 B. Hardy off 10-day DL
8/14 A. Lewicki Right elbow surgery - out for season (on 60-day DL)
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