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Maxwell went 2-for-5 with a home run, three RBI and a run scored against the Nationals on Friday.
Hosmer reached base all five times he stepped up to the plate, was a triple short of the cycle, and went 3-for-3 with a double, a home run, three RBI, three runs scored and a pair of walks against the Nationals on Friday.
Gordon went 3-for-4 with two doubles, one RBI, four runs scored and a walk against the Nationals on Friday.
Chen was crushed for seven runs on six hits and five walks with two strikeouts over just 3.2 innings against the Nationals on Friday.
Cain (oblique) was on the field performing agility drills Friday afternoon, the Kansas City Star
Moustakas is not in the lineup for Friday's game against the Nationals, the Kansas City Star
Bonifacio went 2-for-5 with a pair of steals Thursday against the White Sox.
Shields struck out eight and allowed three runs on nine hits in seven innings Thursday against the White Sox. He didn't receive a decision in the extra-inning loss.
Lough is not in the starting lineup Thursday against the White Sox, the Kansas City Star
Guthrie (12-10) took the loss after giving up five runs on nine hits over six innings Wednesday.
Bonifacio is out of the Royals' lineup Wednesday against the White Sox, the Kansas City Star
In his third rehab start for Triple-A Omaha, Paulino allowed two runs on two hits and four walks with six strikeouts over 3.2 innings against Memphis on Sunday, but declared that he needed more time before moving up to Kansas City, the Royals' official site
reports. "To be honest with you, I need more work," Paulino said. "In this situation, where the team is good, I don't want to come in here and mess it up. I want to be sure that if I come back here, I will help."
Cain (oblique) said that he is feeling better but doesn't expect to be ready to return from the disabled list when he is eligible this Saturday, the Kansas City Star
reports. "It's coming along and I'm working hard, but I'm not certain it will happen in five days," Cain said. "Hopefully, I can get back out there soon."
Santana pitched well Tuesday, giving up two runs (one earned) on four hits and two walks with five strikeouts in six innings against the White Sox.