Royals assured of sixth consecutive month with winning record
It's been awhile since the Kansas City Royals have had a bad month.
The first-place Royals are 17-9 in July, assured of a sixth consecutive calendar month with a winning record. That's tied for the longest such streak in franchise history.
Royals' Most Consecutive Months with Winning Record, All-time
|September 1981 - August 1982||6|
|May 1994 - June 1995||6|
|August 2014 - July 2015||6 (active)|
|Five streaks of||5|
The Royals boast six players with at least 10 home runs this year.
Over his last six road games, Eric Hosmer is 15-for-28 (.536) with two home runs and eight RBI, and has at least two hits in each game.
Most Players with 10+ Home Runs, MLB 2015
|Los Angeles Dodgers||7|
|Kansas City Royals||6|
|New York Yankees||6|
Entering July, Danny Duffy was 2-4 with a 5.44 ERA in 10 starts this season. This month he is 2-0 with a 1.37 ERA in four outings.
American League's Lowest ERA Since July 1
|Scott Kazmir (OAK/HOU)||0.34|
|Chris Tillman (BAL)||1.31|
|Danny Duffy (KC)||1.37|
|Mark Buehrle (TOR)||1.82|
|Andrew Heaney (LAA)||1.98|