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Kansas City Royals AL Central
Matchup Preview • KC vs. Wsh
Season Overview
Kansas City Royals Washington Nationals
11-6 (5) Season Record (MLB Rk) 7-10 (23)
2 Division Rank 4
4 League Rank 12
8-2 Home Record 2-4
3-4 Away Record 5-6
6-2 Division Record 1-2
10-4 League Record 6-8
87 Runs For 64
48 Runs Against 80
Won 1 Streak Lost 1
Team Stats
.245 AVG .235
.313 OBP .311
.416 SLG .383
2.86 ERA 4.65
Team Info
Height Average 6-3
Weight Average 211.0
Age Average 27.9
Oldest Will Smith (34)
Youngest Bobby Witt Jr. (23)
Rookies 10
30 years old + 13
How The Team Was Built
Drafted 15
Free agency 16
Waivers 0
Trades 11
EXPERIENCE
Total of G (batters) 5784 games / 0 starts
Total of G/GS (pitchers) 2861 games / 943 starts
Team Totals 8737 games / 943 starts
Team Info
Height Average 6-2
Weight Average 209.3
Age Average 27.4
Oldest Patrick Corbin (34)
Youngest DJ Herz (23)
Rookies 14
30 years old + 13
How The Team Was Built
Drafted 9
Free agency 19
Waivers 3
Trades 10
EXPERIENCE
Total of G (batters) 5049 games / 0 starts
Total of G/GS (pitchers) 2589 games / 632 starts
Team Totals 8487 games / 632 starts
Injuries
Brentz, Jake Hamstring strain - left 15-day injured list
Bubic, Kris Tommy John surgery 60-day injured list
Hernandez, Carlos Shoulder soreness - right 15-day injured list
Massey, Michael Back injury 10-day injured list
Perez, Salvador Groin strain - left day-to-day
Taylor, Josh Biceps injury - left 60-day injured list
Wright, Kyle Shoulder surgery - right 60-day injured list
Injuries
Cavalli, Cade Tommy John surgery 60-day injured list
Ferrer, Jose A. Teres major strain - left 60-day injured list
Garrett, Stone Ankle surgery - left 10-day injured list
Gray, Josiah Forearm flexor strain - right 15-day injured list
Robles, Victor Hamstring strain - left 10-day injured list
Ruiz, Keibert Illness 10-day injured list
Thompson, Mason Tommy John surgery 60-day injured list
Team Leaders
Batting Avg. Salvador Perez - .339
Runs Batted In Salvador Perez - 15
Home Runs Salvador Perez - 4
Wins Seth Lugo - 3
Strikeouts Cole Ragans - 29
ERA Brady Singer - 0.98
Team Leaders
Batting Avg. Jesse Winker - .373
Runs Batted In Lane Thomas - 10
Home Runs CJ Abrams - 4
Wins MacKenzie Gore - 2
Strikeouts MacKenzie Gore - 23
ERA MacKenzie Gore - 2.81
Who's Hot?
Nick Loftin (IF) .364 in last 11AB
Seth Lugo (P) 3-0, 1.05 in last 25.2IP
Vinnie Pasquantino (1B) .4, 2HR in last 10AB
Cole Ragans (P) 0-1, 1.93 in last 23.1IP
Brady Singer (P) 2-0, 0.98 in last 18.1IP
Who's Not?
Freddy Fermin (C) .214 in last 14AB
Maikel Garcia (IF) .174 in last 69AB
Kyle Isbel (OF) .211 in last 38AB
Alec Marsh (P) 1-0, 6.52 in last 9.2IP
MJ Melendez (C) .185 in last 27AB
Hunter Renfroe (OF) .2 in last 10AB
Nelson Velazquez (DH) .211 in last 19AB
Who's Hot?
MacKenzie Gore (P) 2-0, 1.69 in last 10.2IP
Jesse Winker (DH) .373, 2HR in last 51AB
Jacob Young (OF) .357 in last 14AB
Who's Not?
Patrick Corbin (P) 0-3, 8.06 in last 22.1IP
Joey Gallo (OF) .14 in last 57AB
Luis Garcia (IF) .111 in last 9AB
Eddie Rosario (OF) .062 in last 16AB
Lane Thomas (OF) .203 in last 69AB