Detroit Free Press
Major League Baseball
TEAMS
Kansas City Royals
LAST GAME
Houston at Kansas City - Sunday, June 17, 2018
Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
HOU 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 1 7 15 1
KC 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 6 0
Boxscore
LATEST TEAM NUMBERS
Division Standings
AL Central W/L
Cleveland 37-33
Detroit 36-37
Minnesota 31-37
Chi. White Sox 24-46
Kansas City 22-49
Team Leaders
HR M. Moustakas 13
Avg W. Merrifield .294
OPS J. Soler .820
ERA J. Junis 4.43
Wins J. Junis 5
WHIP J. Junis 1.21
Offense
  Season Stats Rank
Runs/G 3.69 28
Avg .242 18
OPS .677 26
HR 60 29
SB 32 17
Defense
  Season Stats Rank
ERA 5.37 30
WHIP 1.46 29
K 508 30
QS 27 21
Errors 31 8
Lineup - Last Game
Pitchers
Pos Player
SP
RP
RP
RP
RP
B. Keller
K. McCarthy
B. Maurer
T. Hill
J. Grimm
Hitters
Pos Player
2B
PH-2B
LF
DH
PH-DH
C
1B
SS
3B
CF
RF
W. Merrifield
*  A. Mondesi
A. Gordon
M. Moustakas
*  R. Herrera
S. Perez
H. Dozier
A. Escobar
R. Goins
A. Almonte
P. Orlando
(* - Change In Order)
Injuries
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Whit Merrifield 2B Ques Mon - Knee - 6/17/18 Merrifield exited Sunday's game due to a left medial knee contusion and his status is unknown for Monday's matchup against the Rangers.
Jorge Bonifacio RF Elig June 27 - Suspension - 6/12/18 Bonifacio has been suspended 80 games for testing positive for a performance-enhancing drug but is expected to be reinstated June 27 against the Twins.
Jorge Soler LF Late July - Foot - 6/17/18 Soler has been placed on the 10-day disabled list after suffering a fracture of the first metatarsal in his left foot. He is expected to be sidelined for a minimum of six weeks.
Lucas Duda 1B Out indefinitely - Foot - 6/17/18 Duda is on the 10-day disabled list due to plantar fasciitis in his right foot and there is no timetable for return.
Cheslor Cuthbert 3B Out indefinitely - Back - 5/19/18 Cuthbert has been placed on the 10-day disabled list with a lower back strain and there is no timetable for return.
Bubba Starling CF Late June - Oblique - 6/11/18 Starling has been designated for the 10-day disabled list with a strained left oblique and is expected to be out of game action until the latter part of June.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Blaine Boyer RP Out indefinitely - Back - 5/30/18 Boyer has been designated for the 10-day disabled list due to a lower-back strain and team officials have not provided a timetable for return.
Eric Skoglund SP Early August - Arm - 6/17/18 Skoglund has been transferred to the 60-day disabled list with a Grade 1 UCL sprain in his throwing arm and will be out of action until early August.
Nate Karns SP Out indefinitely - Elbow - 6/2/18 Karns has been moved to the 60-day disabled list due to inflammation in his right elbow. He is without a clear timetable for return.
Jesse Hahn SP Late June - Elbow - 6/11/18 Hahn has landed on the 60-day disabled list with a UCL sprain in his right elbow and is likely to stay on the DL until at least the end of June.
Schedule/Results
NEXT 5 Remaining Games
Date vs Last Meeting
6/18/18 TEX W 5-3 5/27/18
6/19/18 TEX W 5-3 5/27/18
6/20/18 TEX W 5-3 5/27/18
6/22/18 @HOU L 4-7 6/17/18
6/23/18 @HOU L 4-7 6/17/18
LAST 10 Past Results
Date vs Score
6/17/18 HOU L 4-7
6/16/18 HOU L 2-10
6/15/18 HOU L 3-7
6/13/18 CIN L 0-7
6/12/18 CIN L 1-5x
6/10/18 @OAK L 2-3
6/9/18 @OAK W 2-0
6/8/18 @OAK L 2-7
6/7/18 @OAK L 1-4
6/6/18 @LAA L 3-4
Legend
w Clinched wild card
x Clinched playoff berth
y Clinched division
z Clinched division and best record in league