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Kansas City Royals (74-77)


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@ Tor
L 2-5
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W 15-5
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KC 1 - 0 Tor
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Vargas and 4 relievers toss 2-hitter, Royals beat Jays 1-0

TORONTO (AP) Jason Vargas turned in his best performance in months to pick up his third win in three starts.

Vargas and four relievers combined on a two-hitter, Melky Cabrera had three hits and the game's only RBI, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 1-0 on Thursday night.

Vargas (17-10) struck out seven in 6 1/3 innings to win his third straight start. None of the three batters he walked advanced beyond first base.

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Leaders
AVG: E. Hosmer.323
HR: M. Moustakas37
RBI: E. Hosmer89
SB: W. Merrifield32
W: J. Vargas16
ERA: J. Vargas4.19
Saves: K. Herrera26
K: J. Hammel135
AL Central
TeamWLPctGB
X-Cleveland 9657.627-
Minnesota 7974.51617
Kansas City 7577.49320.5
Detroit 6291.40534
Chi White Sox 6091.39735
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .260 (11)
Runs: 665 (22)
Hits: 1349 (12)
Home Runs: 183 (19)
Stolen Bases: 88 (9)
OBP: .313 (28)
SLG: .422 (19)
Total Bases: 2186 (20)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.60 (19)
Runs Allowed: 736 (16)
Saves: 34 (18)
Strikeouts: 1130 (26)
OpBA: .265 (23)
OBP: .330 (17)
SLG: .435 (17)
Run Support: 4.46 (23)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
9/17 D. Duffy Removed From 10-Day DL (Left elbow impingement)
9/16 J. Soria Removed From 10-Day DL (Strained left oblique)
9/14 O. García Outrighted to Minors
9/12 O. García Designated for Assignment
9/12 M. Morin Acquired Off Waivers Los Angeles
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Injuries
Date Player Status
8/29 B. Flynn Strained left groin (on 60-day DL)
8/26 B. Starling Strained right oblique (on 60-day DL)
8/23 D. Duffy off 10-day DL
8/23 K. Herrera Forearm (day-to-day)
8/22 M. Almonte Right rotator cuff injury (on 60-day DL)
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