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Kansas City Royals AL Central
Matchup Preview • KC vs. Atl
Season Overview
Kansas City Royals Atlanta Braves
35-22 (6) Season Record (MLB Rk) 31-22 (7)
2 Division Rank 2
4 League Rank 3
21-8 Home Record 17-10
14-14 Away Record 14-12
12-7 Division Record 11-7
32-19 League Record 20-17
276 Runs For 240
195 Runs Against 200
Won 1 Streak Lost 1
Team Stats
.252 AVG .251
.313 OBP .317
.409 SLG .409
3.35 ERA 3.47
Team Info
Height Average 6-2
Weight Average 210.7
Age Average 28.0
Oldest Will Smith (34)
Youngest Bobby Witt Jr. (23)
Rookies 9
30 years old + 13
How The Team Was Built
Drafted 15
Free agency 17
Waivers 0
Trades 11
EXPERIENCE
Total of G (batters) 6170 games / 0 starts
Total of G/GS (pitchers) 3077 games / 995 starts
Team Totals 9371 games / 995 starts
Team Info
Height Average 6-2
Weight Average 204.6
Age Average 29.1
Oldest Jesse Chavez (40)
Youngest AJ Smith-Shawver (21)
Rookies 11
30 years old + 16
How The Team Was Built
Drafted 11
Free agency 12
Waivers 3
Trades 15
EXPERIENCE
Total of G (batters) 7238 games / 0 starts
Total of G/GS (pitchers) 4148 games / 1159 starts
Team Totals 12746 games / 1159 starts
Injuries
Bubic, Kris Tommy John surgery 60-day injured list
Lyles, Jordan Personal reasons inactive list
Massey, Michael Lower back sprain 10-day injured list
Taylor, Josh Biceps injury - left 60-day injured list
Wright, Kyle Shoulder surgery - right 60-day injured list
Injuries
Acuna Jr., Ronald ACL tear - left 10-day injured list
Matzek, Tyler Elbow inflammation - left 15-day injured list
Perdomo, Angel Elbow injury - left 60-day injured list
Smith-Shawver, AJ Oblique strain - left 15-day injured list
Strider, Spencer UCL sprain - right 15-day injured list
Team Leaders
Batting Avg. Salvador Perez - .325
Runs Batted In Salvador Perez - 41
Home Runs Salvador Perez - 10
Wins Seth Lugo - 9
Strikeouts Cole Ragans - 83
ERA Seth Lugo - 1.72
Team Leaders
Batting Avg. Marcell Ozuna - .308
Runs Batted In Marcell Ozuna - 49
Home Runs Marcell Ozuna - 16
Wins Chris Sale - 8
Strikeouts Chris Sale - 78
ERA Chris Sale - 2.12
Who's Hot?
Garrett Hampson (OF) .545 in last 11AB
Seth Lugo (P) 6-0, 1.52 in last 47.1IP
Cole Ragans (P) 2-1, 1.5 in last 18.0IP
Brady Singer (P) 1-0, 1.64 in last 11.0IP
Michael Wacha (P) 2-1, 2.37 in last 19.0IP
Bobby Witt Jr. (SS) .333, 4HR in last 54AB
Who's Not?
Adam Frazier (OF) .222 in last 9AB
Maikel Garcia (IF) .217 in last 23AB
Nick Loftin (IF) .222 in last 9AB
Alec Marsh (P) 1-1, 5.54 in last 13.0IP
MJ Melendez (OF) .091 in last 11AB
Vinnie Pasquantino (1B) .197 in last 61AB
Hunter Renfroe (OF) .214 in last 14AB
Nelson Velazquez (DH) .211 in last 19AB
Who's Hot?
Ozzie Albies (2B) .389 in last 18AB
Max Fried (P) 3-2, 1.74 in last 41.1IP
Reynaldo Lopez (P) 0-2, 2.43 in last 33.1IP
Matt Olson (1B) .4, 1HR in last 20AB
Chris Sale (P) 6-0, 0.69 in last 39.0IP
Who's Not?
Orlando Arcia (IF) .186 in last 70AB
Adam Duvall (OF) .176 in last 34AB
Michael Harris II (CF) .222 in last 9AB
Jarred Kelenic (OF) .125 in last 8AB
Ray Kerr (P) 0-1, 8.59 in last 7.1IP
Charlie Morton (P) 1-2, 5.06 in last 26.2IP
Marcell Ozuna (DH) .216 in last 37AB
Austin Riley (3B) .083 in last 12AB
Spencer Schwellenbach (P) 0-1, 5.4 in last 5.0IP
Zack Short (IF) .158 in last 38AB