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Kansas City Royals (17-34)

Sat. 5/25 Sat. 5/25 Sun. 5/26 Mon. 5/27 Tue. 5/28
vs. NYY
L 3-7
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vs. NYY
L 5-6
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NYY 7 - 8 KC
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Merrifield singles in run in 10th, lifting Royals over Yanks

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Royals have been waiting to catch a few breaks. They got one Sunday.

Whit Merrifield got a fortunate hop on an RBI single in the 10th inning, and the Kansas City Royals beat the New York Yankees 8-7 despite blowing a six-run lead.

"I was saying better lucky than good," Merrifield said. "It just worked out for us today. The hop went our way."

AVG: H. Dozier.299
HR: J. Soler11
RBI: A. Mondesi41
SB: A. Mondesi18
W: H. Bailey4
ERA: B. Keller4.43
Saves: I. Kennedy2
K: J. Junis54
AL Central
Minnesota 3616.692-
Cleveland 2626.50010
Chi White Sox 2329.44213
Detroit 1931.38016
Kansas City 1834.34618
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .244 (20)
Runs: 228 (19)
Hits: 417 (22)
Home Runs: 51 (26)
Stolen Bases: 49 (1)
OBP: .316 (19)
SLG: .410 (20)
Total Bases: 701 (22)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 5.28 (29)
Runs Allowed: 270 (28)
Saves: 5 (30)
Strikeouts: 398 (27)
OpBA: .268 (27)
OBP: .352 (29)
SLG: .447 (24)
Run Support: 4.58 (19)
Date Player Transactions
5/25 B. Flynn Recalled From Minors Rehab Assignment
5/25 B. Flynn Removed From 10-Day IL (Sprained left UCL)
5/25 R. Lovelady Called Up from Minors (recalled as 26th roster player)
5/25 R. Lovelady Return of 26th man
5/24 R. Lovelady Sent to Minors
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Date Player Status
4/24 L. Duda Lumbar strain (on 10-day DL)
4/22 H. Dozier Lower back spasms (day-to-day)
4/16 M. Maldonado Illness (day-to-day)
3/28 T. Oaks Torn labrum, right hip (on 60-day DL)
3/25 D. Duffy off 10-day DL
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