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• Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas returned to the starting lineup for Friday's series opener against the Blue Jays after missing three games due to a bout with strep throat.

Moustakas, who was batting .314 with four homers and 17 RBIs since the All-Star break entering Friday, batted sixth in the order.

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