MLB Game Preview - Houston at Kansas City
Sun Sep 15, 2019 2:15 PM EDT

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Houston (82-47) at Kansas City (45-83)

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Team Record Comparison

Team Standings GB W-L Aw/Hm Stk L10
Houston 1stAL West - 82-47 36-31 W1 4-6
Kansas City 4thAL Central 32.5 45-83 24-39 L2 4-6

Team Batting Comparison - 2019 Regular Season

Houston Kansas City
Batting Average .273 .242
On Base Percentage .349 .305
Slugging Percentage 0.485 0.396
Runs Scored 703 542
Doubles 254 218
Triples 20 33
Home Runs 217 128
Total Bases 2,161 1,722
Walks 497 361
Strikeouts 919 1,080
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 3.71 4.99
WHIP Ratio 1.137 1.465
Batting Average Against 0.222 0.272
On Base Percentage Against .284 .347
Slugging Percentage 0.404 0.452
Shutouts 9 6
Runs Allowed 519 669
Doubles Allowed 191 232
Triples Allowed 16 22
Home Runs Allowed 189 169
Total Bases 1,753 1,988
Walks Allowed 357 455
Strikeouts Pitched 1,305 985
Stolen Bases Against / Attempts 61/75 43/65
Double Plays Fielded 192 328
Ground Ball/Fly Ball Ratio Against 1.312 1.438
Errors 60 58

Scheduled Starting Pitchers

Wade Miley - HOU
Matchup W-L IP H BB K ERA WHIP
Season 12-4 147.1 129 48 125 3.18 1.201
vs. Opp Has not pitched vs. Kansas City
Glenn Sparkman - KC
Matchup W-L IP H BB K ERA WHIP
Season 3-8 105 120 30 61 5.40 1.429
vs. Opp 0-0 2.1 1 0 3 0.00 0.429

Hot Batters (Last 10 team games)

Houston AB H R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OBP
M. Brantley 34 18 10 2 6 0 .529 .882 .568
A. Bregman 35 11 5 3 11 0 .314 .657 .415
Y. Gurriel 37 11 3 2 8 0 .297 .514 .381
Kansas City AB H R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OBP
J. Soler 29 8 4 3 8 1 .276 .655 .475
H. Dozier 38 13 5 2 6 0 .342 .684 .366
N. Lopez 25 8 2 1 4 0 .320 .480 .346

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
Jake Newberry RP:
Danny Duffy SP:
Trevor Oaks SP: