MLB Game Preview - Houston at Kansas City
Sat Sep 14, 2019 7:15 PM EDT

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Houston (81-46) at Kansas City (45-81)

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Team Record Comparison

Team Standings GB W-L Aw/Hm Stk L10
Houston 1stAL West - 81-46 36-31 W3 4-6
Kansas City 4thAL Central 31.5 45-81 24-39 L1 4-6

Team Batting Comparison - 2019 Regular Season

Houston Kansas City
Batting Average .273 .243
On Base Percentage .349 .306
Slugging Percentage 0.486 0.398
Runs Scored 696 542
Doubles 250 218
Triples 20 33
Home Runs 215 128
Total Bases 2,138 1,721
Walks 491 360
Strikeouts 909 1,074
Stolen Bases / Attempts 52/73 96/127
Ground Ball/Fly Ball Ratio 1.26 1.46
Runners in Scoring Position Success % 26.2 26.5

Team Pitching Comparison - 2019 Regular Season

Houston Kansas City
Earned Run Average 3.72 4.95
WHIP Ratio 1.143 1.458
Batting Average Against 0.223 0.271
On Base Percentage Against .285 .346
Slugging Percentage 0.404 0.450
Shutouts 9 6
Runs Allowed 514 661
Doubles Allowed 191 230
Triples Allowed 16 22
Home Runs Allowed 185 167
Total Bases 1,734 1,968
Walks Allowed 354 451
Strikeouts Pitched 1,286 978
Stolen Bases Against / Attempts 61/75 42/64
Double Plays Fielded 192 328
Ground Ball/Fly Ball Ratio Against 1.319 1.443
Errors 60 58

Scheduled Starting Pitchers

Zack Greinke - HOU
Matchup W-L IP H BB K ERA WHIP
Season 13-4 165 134 28 149 2.84 0.982
vs. Opp Has not pitched vs. Kansas City
Jakob Junis - KC
Matchup W-L IP H BB K ERA WHIP
Season 8-11 150.2 159 49 142 4.78 1.381
vs. Opp 0-1 5.1 9 2 3 8.44 2.063

Hot Batters (Last 10 team games)

Houston AB H R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OBP
M. Brantley 38 17 9 2 6 0 .447 .816 .512
A. Bregman 30 9 5 2 9 0 .300 .600 .447
Y. Gurriel 34 12 5 2 7 0 .353 .618 .436
Kansas City AB H R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OBP
J. Soler 29 10 5 4 9 1 .345 .828 .525
H. Dozier 38 12 5 2 6 0 .316 .658 .341
W. Merrifield 41 10 6 2 8 0 .244 .415 .279

2019 Regular Season - Houston Leads Series 2-1

Date Result Winner Loser
Mon May 6 KC 4 @ HOU 6 G. Cole J. Junis
Tue May 7 KC 12 @ HOU 2 D. Duffy C. McHugh
Wed May 8 KC 0 @ HOU 9 B. Peacock J. López

Injury Report

Kansas City
Danny Duffy SP:
Adalberto Mondesi SS,2B:
Trevor Oaks SP: