Gordon, Volquez lead KC over Cards in rain-shortened game
Edinson Volquez (3-3, 2.74 ERA) will start for the Kansas City Royals against John Lackey (2-2, 2.96 ERA) and the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday. Volquez is 4-6 with a 4.
The Kansas City Royals shut out the St. Louis Cardinals 5-0 on Friday, their third shutout of the season. Kendrys Morales went 3-4 and hit two home runs, his first multi-home run game as a Royal and the 13th of his career.
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Morales homers twice, drives in 5 runs in Royals' victory
Chris Young (3-0, 0.94 ERA) will start for the Kansas City Royals against Lance Lynn (3-3, 2.96 ERA) and the St. Louis Cardinals at Kauffman Stadium on Friday.
Both teams have the best records in their league and they rank 1-2 in the majors in run differential.
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The Kansas City Royals improved to 26-14 on the season with a 7-1 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday. It’s the best 40-game start in franchise history.
Wednesday's top performances in MLB included another stellar outing by the Giants' Tim Lincecum.
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Guthrie throws 6 scoreless innings; Royals top Reds 7-1
The Kansas City Royals will start Jeremy Guthrie (3-2, 5.44) against the Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday night. Guthrie last pitched on Thursday, earning a victory on the road against the Texas Rangers by throwing five innings and allowing two earned runs on six hits.
The Kansas City Royals have a major-league low 14.5 percent strikeout rate. But that isn’t translating into walks: They are last in the majors with a 5.
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The Kansas City Royals shut out the Cincinnati Reds 3-0 on Tuesday after shutting out the New York Yankees 6-0 on Sunday. It’s the first time the Royals have pulled off consecutive shutouts since September 1992.
The Kansas City Royals' Yordano Ventura had his best start of the season, while Bryce Harper and Ryan Zimmerman powered the Washington Nationals.
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Ventura, 2 relievers shut out Reds, 3-0
On Base Percentage.3383rd
Earned Run Average3.163rd
Royals vs Cardinals
Kauffman Stadium - Sun 5/24