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Royals aim to go above .500; Blue Jays trying to get there

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Kansas City Royals will try to climb above .500 for the first time this season when they take on the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday.

The Royals (36-36) are 10-2 in the past dozen games to reach .500 for the first time since April.

"We had a good road trip to California and we're just trying to keep that momentum going at home," said rookie right-hander Jake Junis, who got a no-decision Friday, giving up two runs in 6 1/3 innings.

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Leaders
AVG: E. Hosmer.300
HR: M. Moustakas19
RBI: M. Moustakas46
SB: L. Cain14
W: J. Vargas10
ERA: J. Vargas2.27
Saves: K. Herrera17
K: J. Vargas68
AL Central
TeamWLPctGB
Cleveland 3933.542-
Minnesota 3734.5211.5
Kansas City 3636.5003
Chi White Sox 3240.4447
Detroit 3241.4387.5
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .244 (24)
Runs: 287 (28)
Hits: 595 (26)
Home Runs: 86 (22)
Stolen Bases: 35 (18)
OBP: .299 (29)
SLG: .402 (25)
Total Bases: 979 (27)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.22 (12)
Runs Allowed: 320 (8)
Saves: 17 (16)
Strikeouts: 559 (20)
OpBA: .259 (18)
OBP: .328 (18)
SLG: .408 (6)
Run Support: 4.02 (27)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
6/23 N. Feliz Signed as Free Agent ( 2017)(one-year contract)
6/23 C. Young Designated for Assignment
6/19 K. McCarthy Called Up from Minors
6/19 E. Skoglund Sent to Minors
6/14 Z. Walters Signed to a Minor League Contract
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Injuries
Date Player Status
6/1 P. Orlando Fractured shin (on 60-day DL)
5/29 D. Duffy Strained right oblique (on 10-day DL)
5/21 N. Karns Nerve irritation, right arm (on 10-day DL)
5/8 S. Alexander off 10-day DL
5/5 I. Kennedy off 10-day DL
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