Indianapolis Star
Major League Baseball
MATCHUP
Kansas City Royals at Houston Astros
Stats: Overall | Home/Away | Grass | Today's Starters | Bullpens | Starting Staffs
Records: Umpire: Lance Barrett | Last 5 | Last 10 | After Win | After Loss
Teams: Kansas City Royals | Houston Astros
Summary
2:10 PM ET W/L Units H A O/U RL W/L RL Units
Kansas City 23-53 -21.37 10-29 13-24 28-44-4 31-45 -21.92
Houston 51-27 5.16 22-16 29-11 35-39-4 43-35 5.93
Live Odds | All Odds
Home Away O/U
Opening line -340 300 8 -110
5Dimes -360 325 7.5 -110
CarbonSports OFF OFF OFF
Sportsbook -360 280 7.5 -115
Covers.com -361 316 7.5 -110
Best home line Best road line Recent line moves
Overall W/L TW/TL IP H WHIP ERA AF AA O/U
Jason Hammel (R)
Gerrit Cole (R)
2-8
8-1
4-11
13-2
90.1
100.2
106
60
1.45
0.89
4.88
2.59
3.2
6.3
4.9
2.7
2-12
8-6
Last 3 W/L TW/TL IP H WHIP ERA AF AA O/U
Jason Hammel (R)
Gerrit Cole (R)
0-3
2-0
0-3
3-0
19.0
19.0
24
12
1.53
1.16
4.26
4.26
0.7
7.7
5.0
3.7
0-3
2-1
Bullpens | In-Depth
  Total   Available
  IP WHIP ERA IP WHIP ERA
KC 143.2 1.64 5.83 143.2 1.64 5.83
Last 3 20.1 1.77 3.54 20.1 1.77 3.54
  IP WHIP ERA IP WHIP ERA
HOU 195.1 1.02 2.35 163.2 1.06 2.53
Last 3 22.1 0.72 0.81 18.1 0.82 0.98
Umpire
  W/L O/U Runs Str % HR P
Lance Barrett 10-5 8-6 9.13 63.9 2.1 297.9
Overall Stats | In-Depth
  W/L O/U Avg ERA
KC
HOU
23-53
51-27
28-44
35-39
.237
.261
5.21
2.82
  vs R vs L Start Pen
KC
HOU
.237
.256
.239
.273
5.08
2.90
5.44
2.65
Home/Away Stats | In-Depth
  W/L O/U Avg ERA
KC
HOU
13-24
22-16
13-22
14-23
.239
.234
5.05
2.90
  vs R vs L Start Pen
KC
HOU
.243
.229
.230
.246
5.04
2.81
5.06
3.11
Last 10 | In-Depth
  W/L O/U Avg ERA
KC
HOU
1-9
8-2
3-7
6-4
.181
.281
4.74
2.23
  vs R vs L Start Pen
KC
HOU
.174
.295
.196
.239
4.26
2.87
5.76
0.89
Series Game Records
KC O AW AL
Game 1
Game 2
Game 3
Game 4
7-18
8-17
3-17
4-1
2-5
1-6
2-5
0-1
5-13
7-11
1-12
4-0
HOU O AW AL
Game 1
Game 2
Game 3
Game 4
17-8
16-9
15-7
3-3
12-6
9-8
11-2
3-0
5-2
7-1
4-5
0-3
Stadium
Minute Maid Park
Wind (MPH) 0-10 10-20 20+
Over/Under 2-1 0-8 0-0
Injuries
Kansas City Royals
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Jorge Bonifacio RF Elig Wed - Suspension - 6/21/18 Bonifacio has been suspended 80 games for testing positive for a performance-enhancing drug but is expected to be reinstated Wednesday against the Brewers.
Jorge Soler LF Late July - Foot - 6/17/18 Soler has been placed on the 10-day disabled list after suffering a fracture of the first metatarsal in his left foot. He is expected to be sidelined for a minimum of six weeks.
Cheslor Cuthbert 3B Out indefinitely - Back - 5/19/18 Cuthbert has been placed on the 10-day disabled list with a lower back strain and there is no timetable for return.
Bubba Starling CF Early July - Oblique - 6/21/18 Starling has been designated for the 10-day disabled list with a strained left oblique and is expected to be out of game action until the early part of July.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Blaine Boyer RP Out indefinitely - Back - 5/30/18 Boyer has been designated for the 10-day disabled list due to a lower-back strain and team officials have not provided a timetable for return.
Eric Skoglund SP Early Aug - Arm - 6/20/18 Skoglund has been transferred to the 60-day disabled list with a Grade 1 UCL sprain in his throwing arm and will be out of action until early August.
Nate Karns SP Out indefinitely - Elbow - 6/2/18 Karns has been moved to the 60-day disabled list due to inflammation in his right elbow. He is without a clear timetable for return.
Jesse Hahn SP Early July - Elbow - 6/21/18 Hahn has landed on the 60-day disabled list with a UCL sprain in his right elbow and is likely to stay on the DL until at least the beginning of July.
Houston Astros
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Joe Smith RP Early July - Elbow - 6/21/18 Smith has landed on the 10-day disabled list due to right elbow inflammation but is likely to return by the beginning of July.
Brady Rodgers RP Mid July - Elbow - 3/29/18 Rodgers is on the 10-day disabled list recovering from Tommy John surgery and will not be available until midway through the 2018 season.
Jandel Gustave RP Early Aug - Elbow - 3/29/18 Gustave has been placed on the 10-day disabled list recuperating from a UCL reconstruction procedure on his right elbow and will be out of action until at least the beginning of August.
Recent Meetings
Date Home/Away H Starter A Starter Line O/U
6/23/18 HOU 4 - KC 3 x L. McCullers Jr. I. Kennedy -310/8 U
6/22/18 HOU 0 - KC 1 D. Keuchel D. Duffy -332/8.5 U
6/17/18 KC 4 - HOU 7 B. Keller L. McCullers Jr. 221/9.5 O
6/16/18 KC 2 - HOU 10 D. Duffy D. Keuchel 228/9.5 O
6/15/18 KC 3 - HOU 7 J. Junis C. Morton 197/9 O
2017 Season
6/8/17 KC 1 - HOU 6 J. Hammel L. McCullers Jr. 165/9 U
6/7/17 KC 7 - HOU 5 J. Vargas D. Diaz 146/8.5 O
6/6/17 KC 9 - HOU 7 J. Junis D. Paulino 117/9.5 O
6/5/17 KC 3 - HOU 7 I. Kennedy M. Fiers 117/10 P
4/9/17 HOU 5 - KC 4 x L. McCullers Jr. N. Karns -192/8.5 O
4/8/17 HOU 3 - KC 7 D. Keuchel D. Duffy -191/7.5 O
4/7/17 HOU 1 - KC 5 M. Fiers J. Vargas -152/8.5 U
2016 Season
6/26/16 KC 6 - HOU 1 I. Kennedy D. Fister -105/8.5 U
6/25/16 KC 5 - HOU 13 C. Young M. Fiers 116/9 O
6/24/16 KC 4 - HOU 13 E. Volquez D. Keuchel 118/8 O
4/14/16 HOU 2 - KC 6 D. Fister I. Kennedy -123/8 P
4/13/16 HOU 2 - KC 4 S. Feldman Y. Ventura -106/8.5 U
4/12/16 HOU 2 - KC 3 M. Fiers K. Medlen -129/8 U
4/11/16 HOU 8 - KC 2 C. McHugh C. Young -136/8.5 O
2015 Season
10/14/15 KC 7 - HOU 2 J. Cueto C. McHugh -126/7.5 O
Kansas City: Last 10 Games | Season
Date vs/Score Line ATS OPS Avg Starter IP Opp Starter IP
6/23/18 @ HOU 3-4 x 279/8 L/U .367 .125 I. Kennedy 7.0 L. McCullers Jr. 6.0
6/22/18 @ HOU 1-0 298/8.5 W/U .714 .250 D. Duffy 6.0 D. Keuchel 6.0
6/20/18 TEX 2-3 -106/9 L/U .660 .226 J. Junis 6.0 A. Bibens-Dirkx 6.2
6/19/18 TEX 1-4 126/9 L/U .345 .133 J. Hammel 5.2 C. Hamels 7.0
6/18/18 TEX 3-6 129/9.5 L/U .631 .257 I. Kennedy 6.0 B. Colon 6.0
6/17/18 HOU 4-7 221/9.5 L/O .622 .188 B. Keller 6.0 L. McCullers Jr. 6.0
6/16/18 HOU 2-10 228/9.5 L/O .462 .182 D. Duffy 6.0 D. Keuchel 6.0
6/15/18 HOU 3-7 197/9 L/O .483 .161 J. Junis 5.1 C. Morton 6.0
6/13/18 CIN 0-7 111/9.5 L/U .476 .167 J. Hammel 7.1 T. Mahle 6.1
6/12/18 CIN 1-5 x -104/9.5 L/U .373 .118 I. Kennedy 8.0 S. Romano 8.0
Houston: Last 10 Games | Season
Date vs/Score Line ATS OPS Avg Starter IP Opp Starter IP
6/23/18 KC 4-3 x -310/8 W/U .614 .190 L. McCullers Jr. 6.0 I. Kennedy 7.0
6/22/18 KC 0-1 -332/8.5 L/U .385 .071 D. Keuchel 6.0 D. Duffy 6.0
6/20/18 TB 5-1 -241/7.5 W/U 1.111 .333 C. Morton 6.0 N. Eovaldi 6.0
6/19/18 TB 1-2 -230/7 L/U .506 .172 J. Verlander 6.2 B. Snell 7.0
6/18/18 TB 5-4 -260/7 W/O .710 .278 G. Cole 7.0 R. Stanek 1.2
6/17/18 @ KC 7-4 -243/9.5 W/O .980 .395 L. McCullers Jr. 6.0 B. Keller 6.0
6/16/18 @ KC 10-2 -250/9.5 W/O .864 .278 D. Keuchel 6.0 D. Duffy 6.0
6/15/18 @ KC 7-3 -215/9 W/O 1.007 .333 C. Morton 6.0 J. Junis 5.1
6/14/18 @ OAK 7-3 -194/7.5 W/O .957 .342 J. Verlander 7.0 F. Montas 5.1
6/13/18 @ OAK 13-5 -193/7.5 W/O 1.228 .350 G. Cole 6.0 P. Blackburn 1.1
Abbreviations Legend