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Sparkman shuts down White Sox in Royals' 11-0 win

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Glen Sparkman overcame some early struggles and settled down for his first career complete game and shutout.

Sparkman pitched a five-hitter, Whit Merrifield and Hunter Dozier both had three hits including a home run, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White sox 11-0 Tuesday night.

Standings - AL Central

Teams W L Pct GB L10 Stk
MIN 58 35 .624 - 5-5 L2
CLE 53 40 .570 5.0 8-2 W3
CHW 42 49 .462 15.0 3-7 L5
KC 34 62 .354 25.5 5-5 W2
DET 29 61 .322 27.5 2-8 L2

Team Leaders - Hitting

Name Total
AVG Yoán Moncada .302
HR José Abreu 21
RBI José Abreu 66
R Leury García 58
SB Tim Anderson 15
RC Yoán Moncada 62.1
OBP Yoán Moncada .361
SLG Yoán Moncada .525
OPS Yoán Moncada .886

Team Leaders - Pitching

Team Rankings - Hitting

Total AL Rank MLB Rank
R 385 4 14
AVG .255 2 7
SLG 0.405 3 12
OBP .312 3 11
HR 105 3 13
SB 44 3 7

Team Rankings - Pitching

Total AL Rank MLB Rank
W 42 3 10
ERA 5.15 5 13
WHIP 1.469 5 14
K/9 8.13 3 10
BAA 0.269 4 12
SLG 0.464 4 12
OBP .344 4 14

Latest Game - Jul 16, 2019

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
CHW (42-49) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 3
KC (34-62) 2 0 2 2 0 0 1 4 x 11 14 0

W: Sparkman   (3-5) L: Cease   (1-1)

CHW - HR: none

KC - HR: Dozier   (14) , Merrifield   (12)

Player News

Dylan Covey SP: Covey, who is scheduled to... Jul 17, 8:37AM

Dylan Cease SP: Cease (1-1) allowed six runs... Jul 16, 11:32PM

Eloy Jiménez LF: Manager Rick Renteria said... Jul 16, 11:24PM

AJ Reed 1B: AJ Reed went 2 for 3 Tuesday... Jul 16, 11:03PM

Charlie Tilson LF: Charlie Tilson went 0 for 3... Jul 16, 11:03PM

Player Injuries

Player Injury Status Exp Return
Eloy Jiménez LF Arm Day-to-Day 2019/07/17
Tim Anderson SS Ankle 10-day IL 2019/07/12
Manny Bañuelos RP,SP Shoulder 10-day IL 2019/06/26
Ryan Burr RP Elbow 60-day IL 2019/06/11
Carlos Rodón SP Elbow 60-day IL 2019/05/12
Nate Jones RP Elbow 60-day IL 2019/05/08
Michael Kopech SP Elbow 60-day IL 2020/03/01
Adam LaRoche 1B Back Day-to-Day 2016/03/06

Recent Transactions

Date Player Transaction
2019/07/16 Welington Castillo C  Removed From 10-Day IL (Strained left oblique)
2019/07/16 Welington Castillo C  Recalled From Minors Rehab Assignment
2019/07/15 Zack Collins C   Sent to Minors
2019/07/13 Dylan Covey SP  Recalled From Minors Rehab Assignment
2019/07/13 Dylan Covey SP  Removed From 10-Day IL (Right shoulder inflammation)

Last 5 Games

Date Team Result
Tue, Jul 16 @Kansas City L, 11-0 Boxscore Recap
Mon, Jul 15 @Kansas City L, 5-2 Boxscore Recap
Sun, Jul 14 @Oakland L, 3-2 Boxscore Recap
Sat, Jul 13 @Oakland L, 13-2 Boxscore Recap
Fri, Jul 12 @Oakland L, 5-1 Boxscore Recap

Next 5 Games

Date Team Time
Wed, Jul 17 @Kansas City 8:15PM EDT Preview
Thu, Jul 18 @Kansas City 1:15PM EDT Preview
Fri, Jul 19 @Tampa Bay 7:10PM EDT Preview
Sat, Jul 20 @Tampa Bay 6:10PM EDT Preview
Sun, Jul 21 @Tampa Bay 1:10PM EDT Preview