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Rockies, Royals meet with eye on wild-card races

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Colorado Rockies and the Kansas City Royals, two teams hoping to reach the postseason, open a three-game series Tuesday night at Kauffman Stadium.

The Rockies own the top spot in the National League wild-card race by a half-game over the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Royals, who sit 1 1/2 games back of the second American League wild-card spot, are among eight teams within five games of the league's final playoff position.

Kansas City still has faint hopes of overtaking American League Central leader Cleveland after taking the final game of the series with the Indians 7-4 on Sunday. The Royals sit seven games back of the Indians.

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Leaders
AVG: C. Blackmon.336
HR: C. Blackmon29
RBI: N. Arenado105
SB: C. Blackmon12
W: K. Freeland11
ERA: K. Freeland3.71
Saves: G. Holland35
K: G. Márquez113
NL West
TeamWLPctGB
LA Dodgers 8835.715-
Colorado 6856.54820.5
Arizona 6857.54421
San Diego 5569.44433.5
San Francisco 5176.40239
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .275 (2)
Runs: 648 (2)
Hits: 1169 (2)
Home Runs: 147 (18)
Stolen Bases: 47 (26)
OBP: .337 (3)
SLG: .445 (4)
Total Bases: 1892 (4)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.66 (22)
Runs Allowed: 598 (18)
Saves: 38 (4)
Strikeouts: 970 (17)
OpBA: .264 (22)
OBP: .335 (21)
SLG: .446 (23)
Run Support: 5.28 (3)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
8/18 J. Hoffman Sent to Minors
8/18 R. McMahon Sent to Minors
8/18 S. Oberg Called Up from Minors
8/18 M. Tauchman Called Up from Minors
8/15 K. Freeland Removed From 10-Day DL (Left groin strain)
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Injuries
Date Player Status
8/5 K. Freeland off 10-day DL
7/27 J. McGee off 10-day DL
7/26 I. Desmond Strained right calf (on 10-day DL)
7/16 T. Chatwood off 10-day DL
7/3 I. Desmond off 10-day DL
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