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Tampa Bay Rays AL East
Matchup Preview • TB vs. KC
Season Overview
Tampa Bay Rays Kansas City Royals
25-27 (15) Season Record (MLB Rk) 33-19 (4)
4 Division Rank 2
8 League Rank 3
14-16 Home Record 21-8
11-11 Away Record 12-11
9-11 Division Record 11-5
17-23 League Record 30-16
206 Runs For 255
253 Runs Against 176
Lost 5 Streak Won 7
Team Stats
.237 AVG .251
.308 OBP .313
.356 SLG .411
4.47 ERA 3.36
Team Info
Height Average 6-1
Weight Average 201.4
Age Average 27.4
Oldest Shawn Armstrong (33)
Youngest Junior Caminero (20)
Rookies 10
30 years old + 11
How The Team Was Built
Drafted 5
Free agency 12
Waivers 2
Trades 26
EXPERIENCE
Total of G (batters) 4531 games / 0 starts
Total of G/GS (pitchers) 2796 games / 570 starts
Team Totals 7906 games / 570 starts
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
Injuries
Devenski, Chris Knee tendinitis - right 15-day injured list
Eflin, Zach Lower back inflammation 15-day injured list
Franco, Wander Administrative leave restricted list
McClanahan, Shane Tommy John surgery 60-day injured list
Poche, Colin Back injury 15-day injured list
Rasmussen, Drew Elbow surgery - right 60-day injured list
Springs, Jeffrey Tommy John surgery 60-day injured list
Waguespack, Jacob Shoulder strain 60-day injured list
Walls, Taylor Hip surgery - right 60-day injured list
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
Team Leaders
Batting Avg. Isaac Paredes - .307
Runs Batted In Isaac Paredes - 28
Home Runs Isaac Paredes - 9
Wins Zach Eflin - 3
Strikeouts Zack Littell - 55
ERA Zack Littell - 3.42
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
Who's Hot?
Shawn Armstrong (P) 0-0, 0 in last 3.0IP
Jose Caballero (IF) .364 in last 11AB
Isaac Paredes (IF) .349, 2HR in last 63AB
Who's Not?
Tyler Alexander (P) 1-3, 6.89 in last 31.1IP
Jonathan Aranda (DH) .214 in last 28AB
Randy Arozarena (OF) .181 in last 72AB
Taj Bradley (P) 1-1, 5.25 in last 12.0IP
Aaron Civale (P) 0-3, 7.79 in last 34.2IP
Jonny DeLuca (OF) .188 in last 32AB
Yandy Diaz (1B) .2 in last 15AB
Zack Littell (P) 0-0, 5.06 in last 10.2IP
Brandon Lowe (IF) .071 in last 14AB
Josh Lowe (OF) .212 in last 33AB
Richie Palacios (OF) .196 in last 56AB
Ryan Pepiot (P) 0-0, 9 in last 6.0IP
Ben Rortvedt (C) .1 in last 10AB
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