Major League Baseball
MATCHUP
Kansas City Royals at Texas Rangers
Stats: Overall | Home/Away | Grass | Today's Starters | Bullpens | Starting Staffs
Records: Umpire: Chad Whitson | Last 5 | Last 10 | After Win | After Loss
Teams: Kansas City Royals | Texas Rangers
Summary
3:05 PM ET W/L Units H A O/U RL W/L RL Units
Kansas City 17-34 -12.13 7-18 10-16 20-28-3 20-31 -15.87
Texas 21-32 -2.91 10-18 11-14 27-22-4 23-30 -11.88
Live Odds | All Odds
Home Away O/U
Opening line OFF OFF OFF
5Dimes OFF OFF OFF
CarbonSports OFF OFF OFF
Sportsbook OFF OFF OFF
Covers.com OFF OFF OFF
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)
Cole Hamels (L)
1-5
3-4
2-8
3-7
60.0
58.2
71
49
1.45
1.23
5.70
3.38
3.6
3.2
5.1
3.9
2-8
4-6
Last 3 W/L TW/TL IP H WHIP ERA AF AA O/U
Jason Hammel (R)
Cole Hamels (L)
1-1
2-0
2-1
2-1
16.2
19.0
25
10
1.68
0.89
8.10
1.89
6.0
4.0
5.0
3.3
1-2
2-1
Bullpens | In-Depth
  Total   Available
  IP WHIP ERA IP WHIP ERA
KC 148.2 1.34 4.06 123.0 1.28 4.02
Last 3 33.2 1.16 2.67 25.0 0.92 2.16
  IP WHIP ERA IP WHIP ERA
TEX 150.2 1.39 4.24 150.2 1.39 4.24
Last 3 28.2 1.19 3.14 28.2 1.19 3.14
Umpire
  W/L O/U Runs Str % HR P
Chad Whitson 6-3 3-6 8.00 63.1 2.3 304.8
Overall Stats | In-Depth
  W/L O/U Avg ERA
KC
TEX
17-34
21-32
20-28
27-22
.252
.223
5.36
4.85
  vs R vs L Start Pen
KC
TEX
.249
.222
.259
.228
5.48
5.29
5.16
4.16
Home/Away Stats | In-Depth
  W/L O/U Avg ERA
KC
TEX
10-16
10-18
11-13
17-9
.258
.227
5.69
5.58
  vs R vs L Start Pen
KC
TEX
.260
.215
.253
.251
5.85
5.80
5.40
5.26
Last 10 | In-Depth
  W/L O/U Avg ERA
KC
TEX
4-6
5-5
4-5
5-4
.237
.204
4.96
4.66
  vs R vs L Start Pen
KC
TEX
.229
.186
.258
.241
6.11
5.21
3.00
3.60
Series Game Records
KC O AW AL
Game 1
Game 2
Game 3
Game 4
6-11
6-11
1-12
3-0
2-3
1-5
1-4
0-0
4-8
5-6
0-8
3-0
TEX O AW AL
Game 1
Game 2
Game 3
Game 4
4-13
11-6
5-10
1-3
2-6
1-3
2-7
0-0
2-7
10-3
3-3
1-3
Stadium
Globe Life Park in Arlington
Wind (MPH) 0-10 10-20 20+
Over/Under 8-5 10-4 0-0
Injuries
Kansas City Royals
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Alex Gordon LF Ques Sat - Neck - 5/25/18 Gordon has sat out the last two games due to stiffness in his neck and a sore hip. It is unclear if he will return to the lineup against the Rangers on Saturday.
Jorge Bonifacio RF Elig June 26 - Suspension - 4/4/18 Bonifacio has been suspended 80 games for testing positive for a performance-enhancing drug but is expected to be reinstated June 26 against the Brewers.
Lucas Duda 1B Out indefinitely - Foot - 5/14/18 Duda is on the 10-day disabled list due to plantar faciitis in his right foot and there is no timetable for return.
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 June - Oblique - 5/21/18 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 June.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Justin Grimm RP Early June - Back - 5/21/18 Grimm has landed on the 10-day disabled list with lower back stiffness and there is not expected to return to the bullpen until at least the start of June.
Nate Karns SP Early June - Elbow - 5/9/18 Karns has been placed on the 10-day disabled list due to a right elbow injury and likely to remain out of action until at least the beginning of June.
Jesse Hahn SP Early June - Elbow - 5/21/18 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 June.
Texas Rangers
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Adrian Beltre 3B Early June - Hamstring - 5/15/18 Beltre has landed on the 10-day disabled list due to a Grade 1 left hamstring strain and is expected to miss two-to-three weeks.
Carlos Tocci CF Early June - Hip - 5/21/18 Tocci has landed on the 10-day disabled list with a left hip contusion and is likely to remain shelved until the early part of June.
Elvis Andrus SS Mid June - Elbow - 5/2/18 Andrus has been shifted to 60-day disabled list due to an olecranon fracture in his right elbow but is aiming to return by the middle of June.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Matt Moore SP Ques Tues - Knee - 5/24/18 Moore has been placed on the 10-day disabled list with right knee soreness and it is unclear if he will return Tuesday against the Mariners.
Martin Perez SP Mid June - Arm - 5/15/18 Perez has been placed on the 10-day disabled list with right arm inflammation and is likely to remain shelved until at least the middle of June.
Tim Lincecum SP Early June - Finger - 5/21/18 Lincecum has been moved to the 60-day disabled list due to a blister on his right middle finger and is likely to stay on DL until the start of June.
Ricardo Rodriguez RP Early June - Elbow - 5/21/18 Rodriguez has transferred to the 60-day disabled list due to an elbow injury. Barring any setbacks, he is likely to be activated from the DL by beginning of June.
Ronald Herrera RP Early July - Shoulder - 4/22/18 Herrera has been placed on the 60-day disabled list with labrum inflammation in his right shoulder and is not expected to return to the lineup until sometime in July.
Clayton Blackburn SP out for season - Elbow - 5/24/18 Blackburn is on the 60-day disabled list as he had season-ending Tommy John surgery to repair a sprained UCL in his right elbow.
Joe Palumbo RP Early June - Arm - 3/29/18 Palumbo has landed on the 60-day disabled list while recovering from Tommy John surgery and is expected to be out of action until the beginning of June.
Recent Meetings
Date Home/Away H Starter A Starter Line O/U
5/25/18 TEX 8 - KC 4 M. Minor E. Skoglund -135/9.5 O
5/24/18 TEX 2 - KC 8 A. Bibens-Dirkx D. Duffy 105/10 P
2017 Season
7/16/17 KC 4 - TEX 3 I. Kennedy Y. Darvish 127/8.5 U
7/15/17 KC 0 - TEX 1 D. Duffy C. Hamels -121/9 U
7/14/17 KC 3 - TEX 5 J. Hammel M. Perez -113/9.5 U
4/23/17 TEX 5 - KC 2 Y. Darvish J. Hammel -201/8 U
4/22/17 TEX 2 - KC 1 N. Martinez I. Kennedy 105/8.5 U
4/21/17 TEX 6 - KC 2 C. Hamels N. Karns -134/8.5 U
4/20/17 TEX 1 - KC 0 x A. Cashner D. Duffy 107/8.5 U
2016 Season
7/31/16 TEX 5 - KC 3 L. Harrell D. Gee -126/10 U
7/30/16 TEX 2 - KC 1 M. Perez I. Kennedy -114/10 U
7/29/16 TEX 8 - KC 3 A. Griffin E. Volquez -125/9 O
7/28/16 TEX 3 - KC 2 C. Hamels Y. Ventura -165/9 U
7/24/16 KC 1 - TEX 2 E. Volquez A. Griffin -114/9 U
7/23/16 KC 4 - TEX 7 Y. Ventura C. Hamels 111/9 O
7/22/16 KC 3 - TEX 1 D. Duffy Y. Darvish -110/7.5 U
2015 Season
6/7/15 KC 4 - TEX 3 J. Guthrie C. Lewis -130/9 U
6/6/15 KC 2 - TEX 4 Y. Ventura W. Rodriguez -148/8 U
6/5/15 KC 0 - TEX 4 E. Volquez C. Gonzalez -169/8.5 U
5/14/15 TEX 3 - KC 6 R. Detwiler J. Guthrie -103/9 P
Kansas City: Last 10 Games | Season
Date vs/Score Line ATS OPS Avg Starter IP Opp Starter IP
5/25/18 @ TEX 4-8 125/9.5 L/O .839 .270 E. Skoglund 4.1 M. Minor 6.0
5/24/18 @ TEX 8-2 -114/10 W/P .708 .289 D. Duffy 7.2 A. Bibens-Dirkx 6.1
5/23/18 @ STL 5-2 x 151/8 W/U .564 .211 J. Junis 5.0 M. Wacha 6.2
5/22/18 @ STL 5-1 176/8.5 W/U .836 .278 J. Hammel 7.0 L. Weaver 7.0
5/21/18 @ STL 0-6 187/8.5 L/U .331 .138 I. Kennedy 5.2 M. Mikolas 9.0
5/20/18 NYY 1-10 152/9 L/O .321 .133 E. Skoglund 5.0 S. Gray 8.0
5/19/18 NYY 3-8 240/8 L/O .740 .273 D. Duffy 4.0 L. Severino 6.0
5/18/18 NYY 5-2 165/9 W/U .660 .194 J. Junis 5.1 C. Sabathia 5.0
5/16/18 TB 3-5 -102/9.5 L/U .677 .235 J. Hammel 6.0 J. Faria 4.1
5/15/18 TB 5-6 102/8.5 L/O .696 .306 I. Kennedy 6.0 A. Banda 5.0
Texas: Last 10 Games | Season
Date vs/Score Line ATS OPS Avg Starter IP Opp Starter IP
5/25/18 KC 8-4 -135/9.5 W/O 1.089 .286 M. Minor 6.0 E. Skoglund 4.1
5/24/18 KC 2-8 105/10 L/P .491 .172 A. Bibens-Dirkx 6.1 D. Duffy 7.2
5/23/18 NYY 12-10 183/9.5 W/O .946 .306 D. Fister 4.1 C. Sabathia 4.1
5/22/18 NYY 6-4 149/9.5 W/O .823 .207 C. Hamels 7.0 D. German 3.2
5/21/18 NYY 5-10 195/9.5 L/O .781 .161 B. Colon 5.1 M. Tanaka 5.0
5/20/18 @ CHW 0-3 100/8.5 L/U .225 .067 M. Minor 5.0 R. Lopez 8.0
5/19/18 @ CHW 3-5 -116/10 L/U .508 .156 A. Jurado 4.2 L. Giolito 6.0
5/18/18 @ CHW 12-5 -115/9.5 W/O .786 .270 M. Moore 3.2 C. Fulmer 2.0
5/17/18 @ CHW 2-4 -115/9 L/U .520 .182 D. Fister 7.0 J. Shields 7.1
5/16/18 @ SEA 5-1 117/8.5 W/U .506 .194 B. Colon 7.2 C. Bergman 7.0
Abbreviations Legend