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@ Cle
L 2-3
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@ Tor
L 2-5
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KC 15 - 5 Tor
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Moustakas breaks Royals' HR record in 15-5 rout of Jays

TORONTO (AP) With his first home run in almost three weeks, Mike Moustakas bid Steve Balboni "Bye Bye" from his place in the Kansas City Royals' record book.

Moustakas hit his 37th home run of the season, breaking Balboni's 1985 record, Salvador Perez and Whit Merrifield also connected and the Royals routed the Toronto Blue Jays 15-5 on Wednesday night.

A record 13 different Kansas City players had at least one hit as the Royals collected 18 in total.

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Leaders
AVG: E. Hosmer.323
HR: M. Moustakas36
RBI: E. Hosmer87
SB: W. Merrifield30
W: J. Vargas16
ERA: J. Vargas4.19
Saves: K. Herrera26
K: J. Hammel135
AL Central
TeamWLPctGB
X-Cleveland 9457.623-
Minnesota 7874.51316.5
Kansas City 7377.48720.5
Detroit 6290.40832.5
Chi White Sox 6090.40033.5
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .259 (12)
Runs: 650 (24)
Hits: 1331 (13)
Home Runs: 180 (19)
Stolen Bases: 84 (11)
OBP: .311 (28)
SLG: .420 (21)
Total Bases: 2155 (23)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.61 (20)
Runs Allowed: 731 (16)
Saves: 34 (17)
Strikeouts: 1125 (25)
OpBA: .266 (24)
OBP: .331 (17)
SLG: .435 (17)
Run Support: 4.39 (24)
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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