Major League Baseball
MATCHUP
Kansas City Royals at Pittsburgh Pirates
Stats: Overall | Home/Away | Grass | Today's Starters | Bullpens | Starting Staffs
Records: Umpire: Scott Barry | Last 5 | Last 10 | After Win | After Loss
Teams: Kansas City Royals | Pittsburgh Pirates
Summary
7:05 PM ET W/L Units H A O/U RL W/L RL Units
Kansas City 52-98 -25.75 30-47 22-51 66-74-10 70-80 -17.54
Pittsburgh 75-74 1.68 41-34 34-40 67-74-8 74-75 -7.57
Live Odds | All Odds
Home Away O/U
Opening line -215 199 7.5 -110
5Dimes -230 210 7.5 -115
CarbonSports OFF OFF OFF
Sportsbook -230 195 7.5 -110
Covers.com -230 210 7.5 -115
Best home line Best road line Recent line moves
Overall W/L TW/TL IP H WHIP ERA AF AA O/U
Eric Skoglund (L)
Jameson Taillon (R)
1-5
13-9
3-7
18-11
56.2
171.0
59
163
1.34
1.20
6.19
3.37
4.0
4.7
6.1
3.6
6-4
13-15
Last 3 W/L TW/TL IP H WHIP ERA AF AA O/U
Eric Skoglund (L)
Jameson Taillon (R)
0-2
3-0
0-3
3-0
14.1
19.0
17
17
1.60
1.05
8.79
2.37
2.3
3.3
7.3
2.3
2-1
0-3
Bullpens | In-Depth
  Total   Available
  IP WHIP ERA IP WHIP ERA
KC 355.2 1.55 4.88 355.2 1.55 4.88
Last 3 29.2 2.12 6.37 29.2 2.12 6.37
  IP WHIP ERA IP WHIP ERA
PIT 434.1 1.36 4.08 434.1 1.36 4.08
Last 3 28.0 2.11 9.64 28.0 2.11 9.64
Umpire
  W/L O/U Runs Str % HR P
Scott Barry 18-9 12-15 8.85 63.5 1.9 290.0
Overall Stats | In-Depth
  W/L O/U Avg ERA
KC
PIT
52-98
75-74
66-74
67-74
.243
.250
5.05
4.06
  vs R vs L Start Pen
KC
PIT
.249
.252
.228
.245
5.02
4.03
5.10
4.10
Home/Away Stats | In-Depth
  W/L O/U Avg ERA
KC
PIT
22-51
41-34
32-37
31-39
.231
.253
5.13
3.63
  vs R vs L Start Pen
KC
PIT
.237
.253
.215
.254
5.15
3.75
5.09
3.44
Last 10 | In-Depth
  W/L O/U Avg ERA
KC
PIT
6-4
7-3
5-4
4-5
.266
.266
3.76
4.34
  vs R vs L Start Pen
KC
PIT
.291
.281
.169
.193
3.56
3.72
4.13
5.59
Series Game Records
KC O AW AL
Game 1
Game 2
Game 3
Game 4
17-33
22-26
7-35
5-4
4-10
8-8
5-14
0-2
13-23
14-18
2-21
5-2
PIT O AW AL
Game 1
Game 2
Game 3
Game 4
26-23
22-26
23-18
3-7
15-10
12-13
10-9
2-2
10-13
10-13
13-9
1-5
Stadium
PNC Park
Wind (MPH) 0-10 10-20 20+
Over/Under 22-27 8-12 1-0
Injuries
Kansas City Royals
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Salvador Perez C Doub Tues - Thumb - 9/18/18 Perez is unlikely to be available Tuesday against the Pirates due to left thumb soreness.
Bubba Starling CF Late Sept - Oblique - 9/10/18 Starling has been designated for the 10-day disabled list with a strained left oblique and a dislocated finger. He is expected to be held out of action until at least the end of September.
Jorge Soler LF out for season - Foot - 9/2/18 Soler has been placed on the 60-day disabled list after suffering a fracture of the first metatarsal in his left foot. He is expected to miss the remainder of the season.
Cheslor Cuthbert 3B Out indefinitely - Back - 7/31/18 Cuthbert has been moved to the 60-day disabled list with a lower-back strain. He suffered a setback in his recovery and there is no timetable for return.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Jorge Lopez SP Ques Thurs - Ribs - 9/15/18 Lopez was removed from his last outing with a bruised rib and it is unclear if he will be available for his next scheduled start Thursday against the Tigers.
Danny Duffy SP out for season - Shoulder - 9/5/18 Duffy sustained a left shoulder impingement and is expected to be shut down for the remainder of the season.
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 out for season - Elbow - 8/26/18 Hahn has landed on the 60-day disabled list as he underwent season-ending UCL surgery to fix a sprain in his right elbow.
Pittsburgh Pirates
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Francisco Cervelli C Prob Tues - Flu - 9/18/18 Cervelli sat out the previous game due to flu-like symptoms but will participate against the Royals on Tuesday.
Adam Frazier SS Out Tues - Knee - 9/18/18 Frazier departed the last game due to right knee discomfort and will not play Tuesday against the Royals.
Josh Harrison 2B Out indefinitely - Hamstring - 9/8/18 Harrison is dealing with an ongoing hamstring injury and it is unclear when he will return to the lineup.
Elias Diaz C Late Sept - Hamstring - 9/13/18 Diaz is sidelined with right hamstring discomfort and it is unknown if he will return during the latter part of September.
Gregory Polanco RF out for season - Shoulder - 9/18/18 Polanco has landed on the 10-day disabled list due to a dislocated shoulder and is expected to miss the remainder of the 2018 season.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Nik Turley RP Out indefinitely - Elbow - 6/29/18 Turley is on the 60-day disabled list with a left elbow sprain and is without a timetable for return.
Chad Kuhl SP Late Sept - Forearm - 9/10/18 Kuhl has been shifted to the 60-day disabled list with a right forearm strain and is expected to remain on the shelf until at least the end of September.
Recent Meetings
Date Home/Away H Starter A Starter Line O/U
9/17/18 PIT 7 - KC 6 J. Musgrove B. Keller -170/7.5 O
2015 Season
7/22/15 KC 5 - PIT 1 E. Volquez C. Morton -127/7.5 U
7/21/15 KC 3 - PIT 1 J. Vargas G. Cole 104/7 U
7/20/15 KC 7 - PIT 10 Y. Ventura A. Burnett -133/7 O
2012 Season
6/10/12 PIT 3 - KC 2 A. Burnett B. Chen -126/7.5 U
6/9/12 PIT 5 - KC 3 J. McDonald V. Mazzaro -144/7.5 O
6/8/12 PIT 4 - KC 2 E. Bedard L. Hochevar -128/7 U
2009 Season
6/28/09 PIT 2 - KC 3 C. Morton Z. Greinke 145/7.5 U
6/27/09 PIT 6 - KC 2 P. Maholm B. Chen -154/8.5 U
6/26/09 PIT 5 - KC 3 V. Vasquez G. Meche 125/8.5 U
2006 Season
6/22/06 KC 15 - PIT 7 S. Elarton P. Maholm 114/9.5 O
6/21/06 KC 6 - PIT 4 M. Wood I. Snell 117/9 O
6/20/06 KC 10 - PIT 6 M. Redman K. Wells -111/9.5 O
2001 Season
7/14/01 PIT 4 - KC 7 D. Williams K. Wilson -120/9.5 O
7/13/01 PIT 1 - KC 0 T. Ritchie C. Durbin -140/9.5 U
7/12/01 PIT 2 - KC 0 J. Anderson J. Suppan -120/9.5 U
2000 Season
6/11/00 KC 6 - PIT 10 J. Anderson J. Suppan -120/9.5 O
6/10/00 KC 2 - PIT 1 J. Anderson J. Suppan -120/9.5 U
6/9/00 KC 6 - PIT 5 J. Anderson J. Suppan -120/9.5 O
6/4/00 PIT 5 - KC 7 J. Anderson J. Suppan -120/9.5 O
Kansas City: Last 10 Games | Season
Date vs/Score Line ATS OPS Avg Starter IP Opp Starter IP
9/17/18 @ PIT 6-7 156/7.5 L/O .726 .263 B. Keller 6.0 J. Musgrove 6.0
9/16/18 MIN 6-9 -101/8.5 L/O .868 .342 J. Junis 3.0 K. Gibson 6.2
9/15/18 MIN 10-3 -110/9 W/O 1.015 .400 I. Kennedy 6.0 C. De Jong 3.1
9/14/18 MIN 8-4 125/8.5 W/O .988 .314 J. Lopez 4.1 J. Berrios 6.0
9/13/18 MIN 6-4 108/9.5 W/O .900 .250 H. Fillmyer 7.1 G. Moya 2.0
9/12/18 CHW 2-4 x 111/9 L/U .589 .184 E. Skoglund 5.0 C. Rodon 6.0
9/11/18 CHW 6-3 -115/9 W/P .792 .300 B. Keller 7.0 D. Covey 4.1
9/10/18 CHW 4-3 x -127/8.5 W/U .823 .235 J. Junis 8.0 L. Giolito 7.0
9/9/18 @ MIN 1-3 127/9.5 L/U .442 .103 I. Kennedy 6.0 C. De Jong 4.0
9/8/18 @ MIN 4-1 190/8.5 W/U .593 .229 J. Lopez 8.0 J. Berrios 6.0
Pittsburgh: Last 10 Games | Season
Date vs/Score Line ATS OPS Avg Starter IP Opp Starter IP
9/17/18 KC 7-6 -170/7.5 W/O .895 .390 J. Musgrove 6.0 B. Keller 6.0
9/16/18 @ MIL 3-2 154/8 W/U .536 .167 T. Williams 6.0 J. Chacin 5.0
9/15/18 @ MIL 3-1 156/8.5 W/U .531 .167 I. Nova 6.0 Z. Davies 5.0
9/14/18 @ MIL 4-7 140/8.5 L/O .780 .206 C. Archer 5.0 G. Gonzalez 4.2
9/12/18 @ STL 4-3 104/7.5 W/U .610 .278 J. Taillon 7.0 D. Poncedeleon 5.0
9/11/18 @ STL 5-11 127/7.5 L/O .732 .278 J. Musgrove 6.0 M. Mikolas 7.0
9/10/18 @ STL 7-8 121/8 L/O .940 .333 T. Williams 5.0 A. Wainwright 5.0
9/8/18 MIA 5-1 -156/7.5 W/U .888 .290 I. Nova 6.0 W. Chen 4.0
9/7/18 MIA 5-3 -203/8 W/P .870 .273 C. Archer 6.0 D. Straily 4.2
9/5/18 CIN 3-2 -180/8.5 W/U .562 .214 J. Taillon 5.0 H. Bailey 5.0
Abbreviations Legend