Whit Couldn't Toe The Line Any Longer For Kansas City Royals

We admire this Royals slugger for his consistency . . . And in general his recent injury reminds us that human bodies are, in fact, fragile and EVERY BALLER is just one bad break away from having to find a new job.

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"Whit Merrifield has the longest active streak of consecutive games played in the majors. He also holds the longest streak for the Royals. Monday was the first time in 553 games Merrifield hasn't played."

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Whit Merrifield's ironman streak ends with toe injury

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - An amazing streak came to an end Monday afternoon. Royal's second baseman Whit Merrifield will not play in Monday's double header. He suffered a toe injury on his right foot Sunday and left the game against the Cleveland Guardians with foot pain.

Merrifield's games-played streak ends at 553

Kansas City Royals infielder Whit Merrifield didn't play in the opener of a split doubleheader against the Detroit Tigers on Monday, ending his consecutive games streak at a franchise-record 553, which also was the longest active string in the majors. Merrifield's streak dated to June 24, 2018.

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