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Kansas City Royals AL Central
Matchup Preview • KC vs. ChA
Season Overview
Kansas City Royals Chicago White Sox
55-94 (27) Season Record (MLB Rk) 65-83 (22)
4 Division Rank 3
13 League Rank 10
29-46 Home Record 35-39
26-48 Away Record 30-44
29-40 Division Record 31-32
47-84 League Record 59-69
632 Runs For 635
790 Runs Against 774
Streak
Team Stats
.245 AVG .257
.307 OBP .311
.400 SLG .405
7.22 ERA 7.71
Team Info
Height Average 6-2
Weight Average 205.2
Age Average 26.4
Oldest Alex Gordon (35)
Youngest Meibrys Viloria (22)
Rookies 18
30 years old + 6
How The Team Was Built
Drafted 18
Free agency 9
Waivers 3
Trades 12
EXPERIENCE
Total of G (batters) 4684 games / 0 starts
Total of G/GS (pitchers) 1436 games / 609 starts
Team Totals 6331 games / 609 starts
Team Info
Height Average 6-1
Weight Average 208.8
Age Average 27.0
Oldest Jon Jay (34)
Youngest Eloy Jimenez (22)
Rookies 16
30 years old + 10
How The Team Was Built
Drafted 10
Free agency 12
Waivers 4
Trades 17
EXPERIENCE
Total of G (batters) 6297 games / 0 starts
Total of G/GS (pitchers) 1386 games / 343 starts
Team Totals 7710 games / 343 starts
Injuries
Gutierrez, Kelvin Fractured toe 60-day injured list
Merrell, Kevin -
Oaks, Trevor Hip surgery 60-day injured list
Perez, Salvador Tommy John surgery 60-day injured list
Injuries
Banuelos, Manny Foot injury day-to-day
Burr, Ryan Strained right elbow 60-day injured list
Jay, Jon Right hip surgery 60-day injured list
Kopech, Michael Tommy John surgery 60-day injured list
Rodon, Carlos Left elbow inflammation 60-day injured list
Team Leaders
Batting Avg. Whit Merrifield - .306
Runs Batted In Jorge Soler - 107
Home Runs Jorge Soler - 44
Wins Jakob Junis - 9
Strikeouts Jakob Junis - 162
ERA Brad Keller - 4.19
Team Leaders
Batting Avg. Tim Anderson - .333
Runs Batted In Jose Abreu - 115
Home Runs Jose Abreu - 33
Wins Lucas Giolito - 14
Strikeouts Lucas Giolito - 228
ERA Lucas Giolito - 3.41
Who's Hot?
Hunter Dozier (IF) .375, 3HR in last 48AB
Danny Duffy (SP) 1-0, 2.45 in last 18.1IP
Jorge Lopez (P) 2-0, 1.59 in last 11.1IP
Whit Merrifield (OF) .350, 1HR in last 80AB
Jorge Soler (OF) .333, 3HR in last 21AB
Who's Not?
Jakob Junis (P) 2-3, 5.77 in last 34.1IP
Brad Keller (P) 0-4, 5.13 in last 26.1IP
Ryan McBroom (OF) .222 in last 27AB
Adalberto Mondesi (SS) .194 in last 36AB
Mike Montgomery (P) 0-4, 4.85 in last 26IP
Ryan O'Hearn (1B) .229 in last 35AB
Brett Phillips (OF) .143 in last 21AB
Eric Skoglund (P) 0-1, 9.00 in last 10IP
Glenn Sparkman (P) 1-4, 6.88 in last 34IP
Meibrys Viloria (C) .133 in last 15AB
Who's Hot?
Jose Abreu (1B) .333, 5HR in last 63AB
Tim Anderson (SS) .390, 2HR in last 59AB
Dylan Cease (P) 0-0, 2.16 in last 8.1IP
Eloy Jimenez (OF) .368, 3HR in last 19AB
Yoan Moncada (3B) .400, 1HR in last 55AB
Who's Not?
Zack Collins (C) .133 in last 15AB
Dylan Covey (P) 0-1, 17.05 in last 6.1IP
Ross Detwiler (P) 1-4, 7.11 in last 31.2IP
Lucas Giolito (SP) 0-3, 4.68 in last 25IP
Reynaldo Lopez (SP) 3-4, 5.11 in last 37IP
Ivan Nova (P) 2-3, 5.76 in last 25IP
Yolmer Sanchez (IF) .083 in last 12AB