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In his final start of the season, Mendoza gave up just one run on six hits and three walks with six strikeouts over seven innings against the Tigers on Wednesday.
Dyson was lifted from Wednesday's season finale with a lat strain near his right shoulder, the Royals' official site
reports. He went 0-for-2 in the game.
The Royals are expected to decline the $8 million option on Soria for 2013, according to the Kansas City Star
Escobar went 3-for-4 with a run scored, a home run, two RBI and a stolen base against the Tigers on Tuesday.
Francoeur went 2-for-4 with a solo home run against the Tigers on Tuesday.
Guthrie allowed two runs on five hits and three walks with three strikeouts against the Tigers on Tuesday.
Abreu has been receiving extra playing time lately, partly due to injuries, but also to be evaluated as the Royals decide whether to keep him on as a utility infielder next season, the Kansas City Star
Falu is getting extra time in the field so the Royals can evaluate him before making a decision to keep him as a utility infielder in 2013, the Kansas City Star
Though he is still holding out hope to play in Wednesday's finale, Hosmer (shoulder) has been shut down for the season, the Kansas City Star
Moustakas (groin) has been shut down for the remainder of the season, the Kansas City Star
Gordon homered in his second consecutive game Monday against the Tigers.