Royals assured of sixth consecutive month with winning record

BY foxsports • July 30, 2015

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

Date Consecutive Months
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

Team Players
Los Angeles Dodgers 7
Kansas City Royals 6
New York Yankees 6
Seattle Mariners 5
Houston Astros 5

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

Player ERA
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

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