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Kansas City Royals (44-28)


Sat. 6/27 Sun. 6/28 Mon. 6/29 Tue. 6/30 Wed. 7/1
@ Oak
W 3-2
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@ Oak
W 5-3
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KC 1 - 6 Hou
Final
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@ Hou
5:10 PM PT6:10 PM MT7:10 PM CT8:10 PM ET20:10 ET0:10 GMT8:10 5:10 PM MST7:10 PM EST7:40 PM VEN4:10 UAE (+1)7:10 PM CT
@ Hou
5:10 PM PT6:10 PM MT7:10 PM CT8:10 PM ET20:10 ET0:10 GMT8:10 5:10 PM MST7:10 PM EST7:40 PM VEN4:10 UAE (+1)7:10 PM CT

Altuve helps Astros to 6-1 win over Royals

HOUSTON (AP) Chris Carter and Jose Altuve homered to back a solid start by rookie Lance McCullers, and the Houston Astros beat the Kansas City Royals 6-1 on Monday night.

In a matchup of teams with the best records in the American League, Houston snapped Kansas City's four-game winning streak. The Royals are 44-29 and the Astros are 45-34.

McCullers (4-2) allowed four hits and a run with six strikeouts in seven innings in his ninth major league start.

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Leaders
AVG: M. Moustakas.322
HR: S. Perez12
RBI: K. Morales48
SB: L. Cain15
W: E. Volquez8
ERA: E. Volquez3.18
Saves: G. Holland16
K: E. Volquez65
AL Central
TeamWLPctGB
Kansas City 4429.603-
Minnesota 4036.5265.5
Detroit 3936.5206
Cleveland 3441.45311
Chi White Sox 3242.43212.5
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .273 (2)
Runs: 316 (14)
Hits: 673 (8)
Home Runs: 55 (27)
Stolen Bases: 43 (13)
OBP: .322 (9)
SLG: .408 (8)
Total Bases: 1004 (17)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 3.47 (6)
Runs Allowed: 258 (3)
Saves: 25 (6)
Strikeouts: 483 (29)
OpBA: .238 (3)
OBP: .302 (7)
SLG: .371 (6)
Run Support: 4.46 (7)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
6/26 Y. Ventura Sent to Minors For Rehabilitation
6/24 D. Duffy Recalled From Minors Rehab Assignment
6/24 D. Duffy Removed From 15-Day DL (Left biceps tendinitis)
6/24 M. Mariot Sent to Minors
6/22 M. Mariot Called Up from Minors
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Injuries
Date Player Status
6/24 L. Cain Hamstring (day-to-day)
6/13 Y. Ventura Ulnar neuritis (on 15-day DL)
6/9 J. Vargas Left flexor strain (on 15-day DL)
5/19 G. Holland Stiff neck (day-to-day)
5/17 D. Duffy off 15-day DL
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