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Royals' Kris Bubic: Continues quality-start streak

Bubic didn't factor into the decision during Thursday's 7-3 victory over Boston, allowing two runs on four hits and one walk with six strikeout in six innings. Bubic was down 2-0 three batters into the game but rebounded to permit only two baserunners the rest of the way -- retiring nine straight at one point. The 24-year-old fired 62 of 89 pitches for strikes, with 10 of the swinging variety, and has now submitted quality starts in each of his last four turns, pitching to a 2.42 ERA across 26 innings during the stretch against strong AL East competition in the Yankees, Blue Jays and Rays. The impressive performance of late has lowered Bubic's ERA from 6.63 to 5.27, while a 4.69 xFIP suggests more starts like Thursday's could be in store. He's currently scheduled to take the mound again midweek against the White Sox.
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Royals' Kris Bubic: Quality start against Yankees

Bubic didn't factor into the decision in Friday's 11-5 loss to the Yankees, giving up three runs on four hits and two walks over six innings. He struck out six. Homers by Anthony Rizzo and Aaron Judge accounted for all the damage off Bubic, but he still delivered his third straight quality start and fourth in his last eight outings. The southpaw's numbers on the season remain rough, but since rejoining the Royals' rotation at the beginning of June, Bubic has a 3.84 ERA, 1.46 WHIP and 51:28 K:BB through 61 innings.
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Kris Bubic pitches Royals past Rays 4-2

Kris Bubic went seven strong innings and Hunter Dozier drove in the tiebreaking run as the Kansas City Royals beat the visiting Tampa Bay Rays 4-2 on Sunday to win two games in a three-game series. Bubic (2-6) surrendered two runs on four hits, struck out four and walked three...
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Kris Bubic, clutch bats break KC Royals out of cellar

For what it’s worth, and it’s certainly worth something within the context of this mess of a season, the KC Royals start today somewhere they haven’t been for a long time. Out of last place. Yes, for the first time since May 28, the Royals aren’t American...
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Royals' Kris Bubic: Strong start in no decision

Bubic gave up two unearned runs on five hits and zero walks while striking out four over seven innings Sunday against the Blue Jays. He did not factor in the decision. This is the first time Bubic has given up fewer than two earned runs since June 4. He has not struck out more than five batters in a start since June 20. It's unclear if Bubic will pitch next weekend at home against the Rays or the following week at home against the Angels.
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Royals' Kris Bubic: Six walks in loss

Bubic (1-6) took the loss Thursday, allowing three runs on four hits and six walks over 5.1 innings against the Astros. He struck out five. Bubic struggled with his command, throwing just 57 of 98 pitches for strikes and allowing six walks. However, he was able to avoid major damage until Jose Altuve and Yordan Alvarez each hit home runs in the fifth inning to give the Astros a 3-2 lead. Across 13 appearances, Bubic sports a 6.84 ERA with a 42:32 K:BB. His next start is tentatively scheduled for Tuesday's game against Detroit.
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Royals' Kris Bubic: Another short outing

Bubic registered a no-decision during Saturday's 4-3 loss to Detroit, allowing two runs on five hits and three walks with four strikeouts in 4.2 innings. Bubic started slowly with one run permitted on three baserunners in the first inning but rebounded well to get through the next three frames relatively easily. He then surrendered another run on three baserunners in the fifth and departed with two runners on that were neutralized when reliever Jose Cuas retired Willi Castro to end the inning. The 24-year-old has now pitched fewer than five innings in seven of 11 starts and is averaging under four innings per start. Bubic's 5.56 FIP and 4.81 xFIP suggest his 7.06 ERA stands to improve, though his 1.87 WHIP ranks fourth worst among the 248 pitchers who have thrown at least 30 innings. He's currently scheduled to oppose Houston midweek for his next start.
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Tigers' Beau Brieske, Royals' Kris Bubic get rematch

A rematch of a July 2 pitching matchup is on tap as the Detroit Tigers and the host Kansas City Royals square off for the sixth time in the past 12 days on Tuesday night. Detroit's Beau Brieske (2-6, 4.16 ERA) again will face Kansas City's Kris Bubic (1-6, 6.84) in the third game of a four-game series.
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Royals' Kris Bubic: Stumbles to fifth loss

Bubic (1-5) took the loss Monday as the Royals were downed 10-4 by the Rangers, surrendering seven runs (five earned) on nine hits and three walks over 4.2 innings. He struck out two. The southpaw tossed 53 of 87 pitches in a shaky performance, and while Bubic didn't get much...
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Royals' Kris Bubic: Steady in first win

Bubic (1-4) earned the win Monday over the Angels. He allowed two runs on six hits and two walks while striking out seven in six innings. This was Bubic's longest start of the season, and it was also one of his more effective outings. Taylor Ward gave him some trouble with a solo home run in the third inning and an RBI single in the fifth, but that was the extent of the damage. Even with a strong outing, Bubic has a 7.41 ERA, 1.79 WHIP and 31:20 K:BB across 34 innings in 10 appearances (nine starts). When Zack Greinke (elbow) returns from the injured list, it'll likely come down to Bubic or Daniel Lynch exiting the Royals' rotation.
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