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Kansas City Royals (44-78)


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vs. StL
L 0-6
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vs. NYM
W 4-1
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NYM 0 - 0 KC
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vs. NYM
11:15 AM PT12:15 PM MT1:15 PM CT2:15 PM ET14:15 ET18:15 GMT2:15 11:15 AM MST1:15 PM EST1:45 PM VEN22:15 UAE1:15 PM CT
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4:05 PM PT5:05 PM MT6:05 PM CT7:05 PM ET19:05 ET23:05 GMT7:05 4:05 PM MST6:05 PM EST6:35 PM VEN3:05 UAE (+1)6:05 PM CT

Mets seek improvement in clutch vs. Royals

The Kansas City Royals and the New York Mets will continue a three-game series Saturday night with the Mets likely looking at missed opportunities from their 4-1 loss in the opener.

In their 2015 World Series loss to the Royals, the Mets blew leads in all four defeats, including blowing two ninth-inning leads.

On Friday, the telling stat was New York's 1-for-9 production with runners on base. Trailing by three runs, the Mets loaded the bases in the ninth before a game-ending groundout.

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Leaders
AVG: W. Merrifield.303
HR: J. Soler35
RBI: J. Soler87
SB: A. Mondesi31
W: J. Junis8
ERA: B. Keller4.10
Saves: I. Kennedy21
K: J. Junis136
AL Central
TeamWLPctGB
Minnesota 7448.607-
Cleveland 7351.5892
Chi White Sox 5566.45518.5
Kansas City 4478.36130
Detroit 3782.31135.5
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .245 (24)
Runs: 529 (27)
Hits: 1024 (22)
Home Runs: 125 (28)
Stolen Bases: 96 (1)
OBP: .309 (25)
SLG: .403 (27)
Total Bases: 1681 (26)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.94 (23)
Runs Allowed: 633 (22)
Saves: 26 (19)
Strikeouts: 949 (27)
OpBA: .270 (26)
OBP: .344 (28)
SLG: .446 (20)
Run Support: 4.40 (26)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
8/16 B. Hamilton Designated for Assignment
8/16 B. Phillips Called Up from Minors
8/13 J. Barnes Called Up from Minors
8/11 E. Skoglund Sent to Minors
8/9 E. Skoglund Called Up from Minors
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Injuries
Date Player Status
8/5 C. Gallagher Strained left oblique (on 10-day IL)
8/4 D. Duffy Strained left hamstring (on 10-day IL)
7/17 A. Mondesi Left shoulder subluxation (on 10-day IL)
6/19 A. Mondesi Right groin discomfort (10-day IL)
5/31 H. Dozier Chest contusion (10-day IL)
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