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Kansas City Royals AL Central
Matchup Preview • KC vs. LA
Season Overview
Kansas City Royals Los Angeles Dodgers
34-19 (4) Season Record (MLB Rk) 33-21 (6)
2 Division Rank 1
3 League Rank 2
21-8 Home Record 19-11
13-11 Away Record 14-10
11-5 Division Record 11-9
31-16 League Record 29-19
262 Runs For 269
180 Runs Against 197
Won 8 Streak Lost 4
Team Stats
.253 AVG .255
.315 OBP .335
.412 SLG .430
3.31 ERA 3.40
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) 6133 games / 0 starts
Total of G/GS (pitchers) 3063 games / 991 starts
Team Totals 9316 games / 991 starts
Team Info
Height Average 6-2
Weight Average 207.3
Age Average 29.5
Oldest Daniel Hudson (37)
Youngest Diego Cartaya (22)
Rookies 10
30 years old + 22
How The Team Was Built
Drafted 13
Free agency 15
Waivers 1
Trades 18
EXPERIENCE
Total of G (batters) 11625 games / 0 starts
Total of G/GS (pitchers) 4186 games / 1269 starts
Team Totals 16567 games / 1269 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
Brasier, Ryan Calf strain - right 15-day injured list
Brogdon, Connor Plantar fasciitis - right 60-day injured list
Gonsolin, Tony Tommy John surgery 60-day injured list
Graterol, Brusdar Shoulder inflammation - right 60-day injured list
Hurt, Kyle Shoulder inflammation - right 60-day injured list
Kelly, Joe Shoulder strain - right 15-day injured list
Kershaw, Clayton Shoulder injury - left 60-day injured list
May, Dustin Elbow surgery - right 60-day injured list
Miller, Bobby Shoulder inflammation - right 15-day injured list
Muncy, Max Oblique strain - right 10-day injured list
Phillips, Evan Hamstring strain - right 15-day injured list
Sheehan, Emmet Tommy John surgery 60-day injured list
Toles, Andrew Bipolar disorder restricted list
Team Leaders
Batting Avg. Salvador Perez - .326
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. Shohei Ohtani - .338
Runs Batted In Teoscar Hernandez - 38
Home Runs Shohei Ohtani - 13
Wins Tyler Glasnow - 6
Strikeouts Tyler Glasnow - 87
ERA Tyler Glasnow - 3.09
Who's Hot?
Freddy Fermin (C) .444 in last 9AB
Adam Frazier (IF) .4 in last 10AB
Maikel Garcia (IF) .359, 1HR in last 53AB
Seth Lugo (P) 5-1, 2.12 in last 46.2IP
Alec Marsh (P) 2-1, 1.71 in last 26.1IP
Cole Ragans (P) 2-0, 0 in last 13.0IP
Brady Singer (P) 1-0, 1.64 in last 11.0IP
Nelson Velazquez (DH) .364, 2HR in last 11AB
Michael Wacha (P) 3-0, 2.37 in last 19.0IP
Who's Not?
Kyle Isbel (OF) .227 in last 22AB
Vinnie Pasquantino (1B) .143 in last 42AB
Salvador Perez (C) .176 in last 17AB
Hunter Renfroe (OF) .2 in last 20AB
Bobby Witt Jr. (SS) .222 in last 9AB
Who's Hot?
Mookie Betts (IF) .357 in last 14AB
Michael Grove (P) 2-2, 4.85 in last 13.0IP
Teoscar Hernandez (OF) .364, 1HR in last 11AB
Gavin Lux (IF) .357 in last 14AB
Yoshinobu Yamamoto (P) 4-0, 2.25 in last 32.0IP
Who's Not?
Walker Buehler (P) 0-1, 4.76 in last 5.2IP
Freddie Freeman (1B) .219 in last 32AB
Tyler Glasnow (P) 0-2, 6.3 in last 10.0IP
Elieser Hernandez (P) 0-1, 5.59 in last 9.2IP
Enrique Hernandez (IF) .16 in last 25AB
Shohei Ohtani (DH) .206 in last 34AB
Andy Pages (OF) .157 in last 70AB
James Paxton (P) 0-0, 9.64 in last 4.2IP
Will Smith (C) .222 in last 45AB
Gavin Stone (P) 0-1, 6 in last 6.0IP
Chris Taylor (IF) .125 in last 8AB