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Royals News
#4 P
Kris Bubic: Start pushed to Saturday
Sep 17th
Bubic will start Saturday's game against the Brewers, Lynn Worthy of The Kansas City Star reports.
#2 P
Danny Duffy: Starting Friday
Sep 17th
Duffy will start Friday's game against the Brewers, Lynn Worthy of The Kansas City Star reports.
#1 RF
Whit Merrifield: Steals 10th base
Sep 16th
Merrifield went 2-for-5 with two runs scored and two stolen bases Wednesday against Detroit.
#1 C
Salvador Perez: Drives in three
Sep 16th
Perez went 2-for-3 with a walk, a double, a home run, three RBI and a run scored Wednesday against Detroit.
#3 P
Brady Singer: Another strong outing
Sep 16th
Singer (3-4) allowed two hits and one walk while striking out eight across six scoreless innings to earn the win Wednesday against Detroit.
#2 C
Cam Gallagher: Shifts to reserve role
Sep 16th
Gallagher is out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Tigers.
#5 BP
Jakob Junis: Demoted after spot start
Sep 16th
The Royals optioned Junis to their alternate training site Wednesday.
#6 P
Matt Harvey: Out for season with lat strain
Sep 16th
The Royals placed Harvey on the 10-day injured list Wednesday with a right lat strain.
#1 DH
Jorge Soler: Could return for final week
Sep 15th
Soler (oblique) could potentially return for the Royals' weekend series in Milwaukee but isn't expected to return before the team's final homestand, which begins Monday, Jeffrey Flanagan of MLB.com reports.
#1 3B
Maikel Franco: Scores twice
Sep 13th
Franco went 3-for-5 with one RBI and two runs scored Sunday against the Pirates.
#1 1B
Hunter Dozier: Scores three times
Sep 13th
Dozier went 3-for-3 with a walk, a solo home run and three runs scored Sunday against the Pirates.
#1 P
Brad Keller: Dominates Pirates
Sep 13th
Keller (4-2) allowed five hits and a walk while striking out two across nine scoreless innings to earn the win Sunday against the Pirates.
#1 LF
Edward Olivares: Out of Sunday's lineup
Sep 13th
Olivares is not in the lineup Sunday against the Pirates.
#10 BP
Kyle Zimmer: Nabs first MLB win
Sep 13th
Zimmer (1-0) picked up the win in relief Saturday, giving up one hit and one walk over 2.1 innings as the Royals downed the Pirates 7-4. He struck out one.
#1 SS
Adalberto Mondesi: Homer and steal Saturday
Sep 13th
Mondesi went 2-for-5 with a two-run home run, one steal and one additional run scored Saturday against the Pirates.
#3 CL
Josh Staumont: Picks up eighth hold
Sep 13th
Staumont gave up two hits with zero strikeouts but did not allow a run in one inning Saturday against the Pirates en route to his eighth hold of the season.
#2 CL
Scott Barlow: Working as setup man
Sep 13th
Barlow gave up one run on two hits and zero walks while striking out one in one inning Saturday against the Pirates.
#1 CL
Greg Holland: Three saves in four days
Sep 13th
Holland struck out one in a perfect ninth inning Saturday against the Pirates to pick up his fifth save of the season.
#5 P
Carlos Hernandez: Struggles in first MLB start
Sep 13th
Hernandez gave up three earned runs on three hits and zero walks while striking out two in three innings Saturday against the Pirates.
#3 1B
Ryan McBroom: Optioned to alternate site
Sep 12th
#3 CF
Nick Heath: Back with big club
Sep 12th
Heath was recalled by the Royals on Saturday.
#2 1B
Ryan O'Hearn: Losing out on primary 1B job
Sep 9th
O'Hearn is out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Indians, Alec Lewis of The Athletic reports.
#5 CF
Bubba Starling: Remains on bench
Sep 9th
Starling will sit for the second straight game Wednesday against Cleveland, Alec Lewis of The Athletic reports.
#1 2B
Nicky Lopez: Sitting again Monday
Sep 7th
Lopez is out of the lineup for Monday's game against the Indians, Lynn Worthy of The Kansas City Star reports.
#12 PROS
Jonathan Bowlan: Added to 60-man roster
Sep 6th
Bowlan was added to the Royals' 60-man roster Sunday.
DET
Tigers News
#4 P
Tarik Skubal: Strong in losing effort
Sep 16th
Skubal (1-3) allowed three runs (two earned) on four hits and no walks while striking out eight across six innings to take the loss Wednesday against the Royals.
#2 DH
Jorge Bonifacio: Running hot at plate
Sep 16th
Bonifacio went 2-for-3 with a walk and two RBI in Tuesday's 6-0 win over the Royals.
#1 RF
Daz Cameron: Takes seat amid slump
Sep 16th
Cameron is out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Royals.
#3 CF
Derek Hill: Serving in full-time bench role
Sep 16th
Hill remains out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Royals.
#2 2B
Sergio Alcantara: Picks up start at hot corner
Sep 16th
Alcantara will start at third base and will bat ninth Wednesday against the Royals.
#1 3B
Isaac Paredes: Takes seat Wednesday
Sep 16th
Paredes is out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Royals.
#1 2B
Niko Goodrum: Reaches base three times in return
Sep 16th
Goodrum (oblique) went 2-for-4 with a walk, a run scored and an RBI in Tuesday's 6-0 win over the Royals.
#1 C
Austin Romine: Gets breather
Sep 16th
Romine is out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Royals.
#1 SS
Willi Castro: Homers in win
Sep 15th
Castro went 3-for-5 with a solo home run and two total runs scored during the Tigers' 6-0 win over the Royals on Tuesday.
#4 2B
Jeimer Candelario: Stays hot
Sep 15th
Candelario went 3-for-5 with two runs scored during Tuesday's 6-0 victory over the Royals.
#1 DH
Miguel Cabrera: Reaches base five times
Sep 15th
Cabrera went 2-for-2 with a solo home run and three walks during the Tigers' 6-0 victory over the Royals on Tuesday night.
#2 P
Matthew Boyd: Leads shutout effort
Sep 15th
Boyd (2-6) threw 5.2 innings of two-hit ball during the Tigers' 6-0 victory over the Royals on Tuesday. He walked four and struck out five without allowing a run.
#7 2B
Jonathan Schoop: To IL with wrist sprain
Sep 15th
Schoop was placed on the 10-day injured list Tuesday with a right wrist sprain.
#2 C
Eric Haase: Called up for stretch run
Sep 15th
Haase was recalled by the Tigers on Tuesday.
#1 P
Spencer Turnbull: Allows five runs in loss
Sep 13th
Turnbull (4-3) allowed five runs on eight hits and a walk over five innings Sunday, striking out five and taking the loss against the White Sox.
#8 BP
Jordan Zimmermann: Shifting to bullpen
Sep 13th
Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire confirmed Saturday that Zimmermann will work out of Detroit's bullpen moving forward, Ted Kulfan of The Detroit News reports.
#5 P
Michael Fulmer: Crushed by White Sox
Sep 12th
Fulmer (0-2) allowed five earned runs on nine hits and one walk while striking out one across 2.2 innings to take the loss Saturday against the White Sox.
#2 BP
Jose Cisnero: Charged with loss Friday
Sep 12th
Cisnero (2-3) allowed a two-run homer along with one punchout in 1.1 innings as he was dealt the loss against the White Sox on Friday.
#3 P
Casey Mize: Looks sharper Friday
Sep 11th
Mize allowed two earned runs across 5.1 innings and did not factor into the decision in Friday's 4-3 loss to the White Sox. He gave up just one hit and two walks, while striking out five.
#5 BP
Tyler Alexander: Returns to bullpen
Sep 11th
Alexander worked behind starter Jordan Zimmermann in the Tigers' 6-3 win over the Cardinals in the second game of Thursday's doubleheader. He tossed 1.2 innings and gave up two runs on three hits and two walks while striking out two.
#3 BP
Joe Jimenez: Hit hard again Thursday
Sep 10th
Jimenez allowed three earned runs on two hits while recording just two outs in the first game of Thursday's doubleheader against the Cardinals.
#1 CF
Victor Reyes: Four hits in twin bill
Sep 10th
Reyes went a combined 4-for-7 with a run scored over both games of Thursday's doubleheader against the Cardinals.
#1 CL
Bryan Garcia: Nabs second save
Sep 10th
Garcia pitched a scoreless seventh inning during a 6-3 win over the Cardinals in the second game of Thursday's doubleheader to record his second save of the season.
#6 CF
JaCoby Jones: Shifts to 45-day injured list
Sep 9th
Jones (hand) was transferred to the 45-day injured list Wednesday, Evan Woodbery of MLive.com reports.
#6 P
Ivan Nova: Done for year after setbacks
Sep 9th
Nova (triceps) is out for the season after suffering multiple setbacks and was moved to the 45-day injured list Wednesday, Evan Woodbery of MLive.com reports.
#7 BP
Nick Ramirez: Contract purchased by Detroit
Sep 9th
The Tigers selected Ramirez's contract from their alternate training site Wednesday, Evan Woodbery of MLive.com reports.
#1 LF
Christin Stewart: Sent to alternate training site
Sep 8th
Stewart was optioned to the alternate training site after Tuesday's win over the Brewers, Jason Beck of MLB.com reports.
#1 1B
Harold Castro: Suffers minor setback
Sep 8th
Manager Ron Gardenhire said Tuesday that Castro is dealing with some tightness in his right hamstring, Evan Woodbery of MLive.com reports.
#2 CL
Gregory Soto: Blown save in nightcap
Sep 5th
Soto was charged with the blown save in the second game of Friday's doubleheader against the Twins. He allowed one run on two hits, a walk and a wild pitch while failing to record an out.
#13 PROS
Parker Meadows: Added to 60-man pool
Sep 3rd