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Nats get RHP Kelvin Herrera from Royals for 3 minor leaguers

WASHINGTON (AP) Washington Nationals closer Sean Doolittle was going through his usual routine Monday, preparing if needed for a save, when general manager Mike Rizzo sought him out.

Rizzo wanted to discuss two things: The Nationals were trading for two-time All-Star reliever Kelvin Herrera, and Doolittle was going to keep his ninth-inning job.

Getting a jump on the trade deadline, the Nationals picked up right-hander Herrera from the Kansas City Royals for three minor leaguers, adding him to a back end of the bullpen that already includes the lefty Doolittle and righties Ryan Madson and Brandon Kintzler.

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Leaders
AVG: W. Merrifield.294
HR: M. Moustakas13
RBI: M. Moustakas46
SB: W. Merrifield15
W: J. Junis5
ERA: J. Junis4.43
Saves: K. Herrera14
K: J. Junis79
AL Central
TeamWLPctGB
Cleveland 3833.535-
Detroit 3637.4933
Minnesota 3137.4565.5
Chi White Sox 2447.33814
Kansas City 2250.30616.5
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .242 (18)
Runs: 262 (27)
Hits: 589 (15)
Home Runs: 60 (29)
Stolen Bases: 32 (16)
OBP: .305 (25)
SLG: .372 (28)
Total Bases: 904 (26)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 5.37 (30)
Runs Allowed: 398 (30)
Saves: 16 (24)
Strikeouts: 508 (30)
OpBA: .279 (29)
OBP: .342 (29)
SLG: .472 (30)
Run Support: 3.73 (27)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
6/17 S. Barlow Sent to Minors
6/17 R. Herrera Called Up from Minors
6/17 A. Mondesi Called Up from Minors
6/17 W. Peralta Purchased From Minors
6/17 E. Skoglund Transferred to 60-Day DL (Sprained left UCL)
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Injuries
Date Player Status
6/16 J. Soler Fractured left toe (on 10-day DL)
5/29 B. Boyer Right lower back strain (on 10-day DL)
5/26 E. Skoglund Sprained left UCL (on 60-day DL)
5/16 C. Cuthbert Lower back strain (on 10-day DL)
5/14 L. Duda Right foot plantar fasciitis (on 10-day DL)
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