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Kansas City Royals AL Central
Matchup Preview • KC vs. Cin
Season Overview
Kansas City Royals Cincinnati Reds
33-19 (4) Season Record (MLB Rk) 21-30 (25)
2 Division Rank 5
3 League Rank 13
21-8 Home Record 11-15
12-11 Away Record 10-15
11-5 Division Record 1-2
30-16 League Record 14-22
255 Runs For 213
176 Runs Against 221
Won 7 Streak Won 1
Team Stats
.251 AVG .215
.313 OBP .297
.411 SLG .359
3.36 ERA 4.00
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) 6122 games / 0 starts
Total of G/GS (pitchers) 3057 games / 990 starts
Team Totals 9298 games / 990 starts
Team Info
Height Average 6-2
Weight Average 205.8
Age Average 27.9
Oldest Justin Wilson (36)
Youngest Elly De La Cruz (22)
Rookies 13
30 years old + 16
How The Team Was Built
Drafted 12
Free agency 18
Waivers 5
Trades 11
EXPERIENCE
Total of G (batters) 3888 games / 0 starts
Total of G/GS (pitchers) 3109 games / 529 starts
Team Totals 7419 games / 529 starts
Injuries
Bubic, Kris Tommy John surgery 60-day injured list
Lyles, Jordan Personal reasons inactive list
Taylor, Josh Biceps injury - left 60-day injured list
Wright, Kyle Shoulder surgery - right 60-day injured list
Injuries
Antone, Tejay Elbow surgery - right 60-day injured list
Encarnacion-Strand, Christian Wrist fracture - right 10-day injured list
Friedl, TJ Thumb fracture - left 10-day injured list
Gibaut, Ian Forearm strain - right 60-day injured list
Lodolo, Nick Groin strain - left 15-day injured list
Marte, Noelvi Suspended by MLB restricted list
McLain, Matt Shoulder surgery - left 60-day injured list
Pagan, Emilio Triceps injury - right 15-day injured list
Williamson, Brandon Shoulder strain - left 60-day injured list
Wilson, Justin Shoulder injury - left 15-day injured list
Young, Alex Lower back injury 60-day injured list
Team Leaders
Batting Avg. Salvador Perez - .330
Runs Batted In Salvador Perez - 39
Home Runs Salvador Perez - 9
Wins Seth Lugo - 8
Strikeouts Cole Ragans - 76
ERA Seth Lugo - 1.74
Team Leaders
Batting Avg. Elly De La Cruz - .250
Runs Batted In Spencer Steer - 34
Home Runs Elly De La Cruz - 9
Wins Graham Ashcraft - 4
Strikeouts Hunter Greene - 66
ERA Andrew Abbott - 2.68
Who's Hot?
Freddy Fermin (C) .461 in last 13AB
Maikel Garcia (IF) .419, 1HR in last 31AB
Seth Lugo (P) 5-1, 2.12 in last 46.2IP
Alec Marsh (P) 2-1, 1.71 in last 26.1IP
Michael Massey (IF) .48, 3HR in last 25AB
Salvador Perez (C) .333, 1HR in last 48AB
Cole Ragans (P) 2-0, 0 in last 13.0IP
Michael Wacha (P) 3-0, 2.37 in last 19.0IP
Bobby Witt Jr. (SS) .344, 3HR in last 32AB
Who's Not?
Kyle Isbel (OF) .227 in last 22AB
Vinnie Pasquantino (1B) .163 in last 43AB
Hunter Renfroe (OF) .191 in last 21AB
Who's Hot?
Andrew Abbott (P) 2-1, 1.88 in last 24.0IP
Nick Martinez (P) 1-1, 4.66 in last 9.2IP
Who's Not?
Will Benson (OF) .151 in last 53AB
Jeimer Candelario (IF) .226 in last 53AB
Elly De La Cruz (IF) .192 in last 73AB
Stuart Fairchild (OF) .222 in last 9AB
Mike Ford (1B) .161 in last 56AB
Jacob Hurtubise (OF) .211 in last 19AB
Nick Martini (OF) .143 in last 14AB
Frankie Montas (P) 0-1, 4.84 in last 22.1IP
Spencer Steer (OF) .111 in last 27AB
Tyler Stephenson (C) .091 in last 11AB
Brent Suter (P) 0-0, 5.06 in last 16.0IP