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@ Min
W 6-4
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@ Col
W 7-4
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KC 2 - 1 Col
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@ Tex
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@ Tex
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(AP) -- If the Kansas City Royals are to continue their surge, they likely must find a way to end Jorge De La Rosa's current success at Coors Field.

Looking for a fourth consecutive victory, the AL Central-leading Royals try to prevent the Colorado Rockies' left-hander from winning his sixth straight home start Wednesday night.

Omar Infante had four hits with four RBIs and James Shields threw six solid innings as Kansas City (70-55) won for the 22nd time in 27 games, 7-4 at Colorado on Tuesday. Owners of a two-game lead over second-place Detroit, the Royals have won 11 of 13 on the road during stretch and extended their interleague winning streak to seven games.

AVG: A. Gordon.283
HR: S. Perez15
RBI: O. Infante57
SB: J. Dyson27
W: J. Shields12
ERA: J. Vargas3.17
Saves: G. Holland39
K: J. Shields143
AL Central
Kansas City 7055.560-
Detroit 6856.5481.5
Cleveland 6361.5086.5
Chi White Sox 5967.46811.5
Minnesota 5569.44414.5
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General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .265 (3)
Runs: 520 (14)
Hits: 1139 (3)
Home Runs: 77 (30)
Stolen Bases: 110 (2)
OBP: .314 (17)
SLG: .382 (15)
Total Bases: 1639 (14)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 3.58 (12)
Runs Allowed: 486 (12)
Saves: 41 (3)
Strikeouts: 905 (24)
OpBA: .252 (16)
OBP: .313 (14)
SLG: .382 (13)
Run Support: 4.18 (13)
Date Player Transactions
8/14 W. Rodriguez Cleared Waivers and Became a Free Agent
8/12 S. Downs Placed on 15-Day DL (Cervical facet sprain)
8/11 W. Rodriguez Released
8/11 J. Willingham Cleared Waivers/Traded Minnesota (for RHP Jason Adam)
8/4 B. Hayes Outrighted to Minors
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Date Player Status
8/18 S. Perez Sore knee (day-to-day)
8/3 S. Downs Cervical facet sprain (on 15-day DL)
8/1 E. Hosmer Stress fracture, right hand (on 15-day DL)
7/23 E. Hosmer Left game - bruised hand (day-to-day)
7/9 J. Vargas off 15-day DL
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