Major League Baseball
TEAMS
Kansas City Royals
LAST GAME
Kansas City at Pittsburgh - Monday, September 17, 2018
Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
KC 0 0 1 0 4 0 0 1 0 6 10 1
PIT 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 2 1 7 16 1
Boxscore
LATEST TEAM NUMBERS
Division Standings
AL Central W/L
y-Cleveland 83-66
Minnesota 69-81
Detroit 61-89
Chi. White Sox 59-90
Kansas City 52-98
Team Leaders
HR S. Perez 26
Avg W. Merrifield .301
OPS W. Merrifield .799
ERA J. Junis 4.42
Wins D. Duffy 8
WHIP J. Junis 1.26
Offense
  Season Stats Rank
Runs/G 3.93 25
Avg .246 18
OPS .698 25
HR 141 26
SB 98 6
Defense
  Season Stats Rank
ERA 5.05 29
WHIP 1.47 29
K 1081 29
QS 56 20
Errors 68 9
Lineup - Last Game
Pitchers
Pos Player
SP
RP
RP
RP
RP
B. Keller
T. Hill
J. Newberry
K. McCarthy
B. Lively
Hitters
Pos Player
2B
SS
LF
C
1B
RF
3B
CF
SP
SP
SP
PH
RP
RP
W. Merrifield
A. Mondesi
A. Gordon
S. Perez
R. O'Hearn
J. Bonifacio
H. Dozier
B. Goodwin
B. Keller
*  T. Hill
*  J. Newberry
*  R. Herrera
*  K. McCarthy
*  B. Lively
(* - Change In Order)
Injuries
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Salvador Perez C Doub Tues - Thumb - 9/18/18 Perez is unlikely to be available Tuesday against the Pirates due to left thumb soreness.
Bubba Starling CF Late Sept - Oblique - 9/10/18 Starling has been designated for the 10-day disabled list with a strained left oblique and a dislocated finger. He is expected to be held out of action until at least the end of September.
Jorge Soler LF out for season - Foot - 9/2/18 Soler has been placed on the 60-day disabled list after suffering a fracture of the first metatarsal in his left foot. He is expected to miss the remainder of the season.
Cheslor Cuthbert 3B Out indefinitely - Back - 7/31/18 Cuthbert has been moved to the 60-day disabled list with a lower-back strain. He suffered a setback in his recovery and there is no timetable for return.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Jorge Lopez SP Ques Thurs - Ribs - 9/15/18 Lopez was removed from his last outing with a bruised rib and it is unclear if he will be available for his next scheduled start Thursday against the Tigers.
Danny Duffy SP out for season - Shoulder - 9/5/18 Duffy sustained a left shoulder impingement and is expected to be shut down for the remainder of the season.
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 out for season - Elbow - 8/26/18 Hahn has landed on the 60-day disabled list as he underwent season-ending UCL surgery to fix a sprain in his right elbow.
Schedule/Results
NEXT 5 Remaining Games
Date vs Last Meeting
9/18/18 @PIT L 6-7 9/17/18
9/19/18 @PIT L 6-7 9/17/18
9/20/18 @DET W 9-2 8/29/18
9/21/18 @DET W 9-2 8/29/18
9/22/18 @DET W 9-2 8/29/18
LAST 10 Past Results
Date vs Score
9/17/18 @PIT L 6-7
9/16/18 MIN L 6-9
9/15/18 MIN W 10-3
9/14/18 MIN W 8-4
9/13/18 MIN W 6-4
9/12/18 CHW L 2-4x
9/11/18 CHW W 6-3
9/10/18 CHW W 4-3x
9/9/18 @MIN L 1-3
9/8/18 @MIN W 4-1
Legend
w Clinched wild card
x Clinched playoff berth
y Clinched division
z Clinched division and best record in league