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Royals look for rare series win against Blue Jays

The Kansas City Royals will enter the final game of a four-game series against the visiting Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday with a chance to do something they haven't done in four seasons.

If Kansas City wins the game, the Royals will claim their first series win against the Blue Jays since 2017.

It's still a possibility after Salvador Perez's walk-off home run in the seventh inning of the second game of a doubleheader Saturday. The Royals claimed the win 3-2 after the Blue Jays won the first game of the doubleheader 5-1 behind a strong starting effort by Steven Matz.

AVG: W. Merrifield.340
HR: S. Perez4
RBI: W. Merrifield11
SB: A. Benintendi3
W: D. Duffy2
ERA: M. Minor5.17
Saves: S. Barlow1
K: J. Junis15
AL Central
Kansas City 85.615-
Cleveland 77.5001.5
Chi White Sox 68.4292.5
Minnesota 68.4292.5
Detroit 69.4003
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General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .243 (11)
Runs: 60 (20)
Hits: 101 (24)
Home Runs: 12 (25)
Stolen Bases: 10 (5)
OBP: .308 (17)
SLG: .389 (13)
Total Bases: 162 (26)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.34 (17)
Runs Allowed: 59 (12)
Saves: 5 (6)
Strikeouts: 110 (28)
OpBA: .258 (26)
OBP: .335 (23)
SLG: .393 (16)
Run Support: 4.82 (9)
Date Player Transactions
4/17 R. Lovelady Called Up from Minors (recalled as 27th roster player)
4/14 N. Heath Designated for Assignment
4/14 C. Hernández Sent to Minors
4/14 J. Staumont Removed From 10-Day IL (COVID-19 injured list (contact tracing))
4/13 R. McBroom Sent to Minors
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Date Player Status
4/13 J. Staumont COVID-19 injured list (contact tracing) (10-day IL)
4/12 J. Hahn Right shoulder impingement (on 10-day IL)
3/30 A. Mondesi Strained right oblique (on 10-day IL)
2/19 D. Tillo Recovery from left elbow surgery (day-to-day)
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