Royals' Lerew has bruised ribs

Updated: July 21, 2010, 3:13 PM ET
Associated Press

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Anthony Lerew is not expected to make his next start for the Kansas City Royals after getting injured in Tuesday's loss to the Toronto Blue Jays.

Lerew bruised his right ribs and right biceps after being struck by an Edwin Encarnacion line drive in the second inning of the 13-1 defeat.

"To be quite honest with you, I don't see it happening," Royals manager Ned Yost said Wednesday of Lerew making his scheduled start at Yankee Stadium on Sunday. "He's pretty sore. ...

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