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Kansas City Royals (17-34)


Thu. 5/24 Fri. 5/25 Sat. 5/26 Sun. 5/27 Mon. 5/28
@ Tex
W 8-2
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@ Tex
L 4-8
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KC 3 - 4 Tex
Final
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12:05 PM PT1:05 PM MT2:05 PM CT3:05 PM ET15:05 ET19:05 GMT3:05 12:05 PM MST2:05 PM EST2:35 PM VEN23:05 UAE2:05 PM CT
vs. Min
4:15 PM PT5:15 PM MT6:15 PM CT7:15 PM ET19:15 ET23:15 GMT7:15 4:15 PM MST6:15 PM EST6:45 PM VEN3:15 UAE (+1)6:15 PM CT

Choo new top HR hitter from Asia, lifts Texas over KC in 10

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Shin-Soo Choo became the top major league home run hitter born in Asia, connecting for a leadoff drive in the 10th inning that lifted the Texas Rangers over the Kansas City Royals 4-3 Saturday.

Choo's 176th career homer moved him past Hideki Matsui for the most by an Asian player.

Choo hit a 3-1 pitch from Kevin McCarthy (3-2) for his eight home run this year. It was his third career walk-off homer and first in five seasons with the Rangers.

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Leaders
AVG: J. Jay.291
HR: M. Moustakas11
RBI: M. Moustakas33
SB: W. Merrifield12
W: J. Junis5
ERA: J. Junis3.52
Saves: K. Herrera10
K: J. Junis55
AL Central
TeamWLPctGB
Cleveland 2425.490-
Minnesota 2125.4571.5
Detroit 2228.4402.5
Kansas City 1734.3338
Chi White Sox 1533.3138.5
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .256 (8)
Runs: 204 (22)
Hits: 448 (5)
Home Runs: 44 (27)
Stolen Bases: 23 (17)
OBP: .319 (12)
SLG: .385 (25)
Total Bases: 675 (18)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 5.36 (30)
Runs Allowed: 285 (29)
Saves: 12 (14)
Strikeouts: 359 (29)
OpBA: .280 (29)
OBP: .340 (27)
SLG: .476 (30)
Run Support: 4.05 (23)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
5/26 E. Skoglund Placed on 10-Day DL (Sprained left UCL)
5/26 E. Stout Called Up from Minors
5/19 C. Cuthbert Placed on 10-Day DL (Lower back strain)
5/19 M. Mariot Signed to a Minor League Contract
5/19 R. Torres Called Up from Minors
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Injuries
Date Player Status
5/16 C. Cuthbert Lower back strain (on 10-day DL)
5/14 L. Duda Right foot plantar fasciitis (on 10-day DL)
4/22 J. Grimm Lower back stiffness (on 10-day DL)
4/14 P. Orlando Sore knee (day-to-day)
4/9 A. Gordon off 10-day DL
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