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Kansas City Royals AL Central
Matchup Preview • KC vs. Pit
Season Overview
Kansas City Royals Pittsburgh Pirates
33-19 (4) Season Record (MLB Rk) 24-28 (19)
2 Division Rank 4
3 League Rank 10
21-8 Home Record 11-14
12-11 Away Record 13-14
11-5 Division Record 7-7
30-16 League Record 20-18
255 Runs For 209
176 Runs Against 234
Won 7 Streak Won 1
Team Stats
.251 AVG .230
.313 OBP .305
.411 SLG .362
3.36 ERA 4.05
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 206.9
Age Average 27.2
Oldest Andrew McCutchen (37)
Youngest Paul Skenes (21)
Rookies 12
30 years old + 8
How The Team Was Built
Drafted 13
Free agency 11
Waivers 0
Trades 17
EXPERIENCE
Total of G (batters) 5997 games / 0 starts
Total of G/GS (pitchers) 2242 games / 699 starts
Team Totals 10287 games / 699 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
Borucki, Ryan Triceps inflammation - left 15-day injured list
Delay, Jason Knee inflammation - right 60-day injured list
Gonzales, Marco Forearm strain - left 15-day injured list
Hayes, Ke'Bryan Back inflammation 10-day injured list
Moreta, Dauri Elbow injury - right 60-day injured list
Oviedo, Johan Tommy John surgery 60-day injured list
Rodriguez, Endy Elbow surgery - right 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. Connor Joe - .273
Runs Batted In Bryan Reynolds - 27
Home Runs Andrew McCutchen - 7
Wins Mitch Keller - 5
Strikeouts Jared Jones - 68
ERA Jared Jones - 3.05
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?
Joey Bart (C) .444, 1HR in last 9AB
Bailey Falter (P) 1-0, 2.14 in last 21.0IP
Nick Gonzales (IF) .333, 1HR in last 36AB
Mitch Keller (P) 3-1, 2.08 in last 26.0IP
Andrew McCutchen (OF) .375, 3HR in last 32AB
Bryan Reynolds (OF) .4, 2HR in last 15AB
Paul Skenes (P) 1-0, 2.25 in last 16.0IP
Who's Not?
Oneil Cruz (SS) .156 in last 32AB
Yasmani Grandal (C) .222 in last 9AB
Connor Joe (1B) .211 in last 38AB
Martin Perez (P) 0-3, 6.67 in last 29.2IP
Jared Triolo (IF) .2 in last 45AB