MLB Game Preview - Minnesota at Kansas City
Sun Sep 29, 2019 3:15 PM EDT

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Minnesota (77-49) at Kansas City (45-81)

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Team Record Comparison

Team Standings GB W-L Aw/Hm Stk L10
Minnesota 1stAL Central - 77-49 40-22 W1 7-3
Kansas City 4thAL Central 32.0 45-81 24-39 L1 4-6

Team Batting Comparison - 2019 Regular Season

Minnesota Kansas City
Batting Average .272 .243
On Base Percentage .339 .306
Slugging Percentage 0.501 0.398
Runs Scored 740 541
Doubles 260 218
Triples 17 33
Home Runs 244 127
Total Bases 2,245 1,711
Walks 400 359
Strikeouts 1,016 1,068
Stolen Bases / Attempts 26/46 96/127
Ground Ball/Fly Ball Ratio 1.06 1.45
Runners in Scoring Position Success % 28.8 26.6

Team Pitching Comparison - 2019 Regular Season

Minnesota Kansas City
Earned Run Average 4.16 4.93
WHIP Ratio 1.297 1.454
Batting Average Against 0.254 0.271
On Base Percentage Against .315 .345
Slugging Percentage 0.417 0.448
Shutouts 8 6
Runs Allowed 588 656
Doubles Allowed 210 228
Triples Allowed 16 22
Home Runs Allowed 159 164
Total Bases 1,837 1,949
Walks Allowed 362 447
Strikeouts Pitched 1,094 975
Stolen Bases Against / Attempts 53/67 42/62
Double Plays Fielded 259 325
Ground Ball/Fly Ball Ratio Against 1.305 1.445
Errors 89 58

Scheduled Starting Pitchers

Hot Batters (Last 10 team games)

Minnesota AB H R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OBP
M. Gonzalez 40 17 8 2 11 0 .425 .675 .452
J. Polanco 45 14 9 2 10 0 .311 .533 .380
L. Arraez 37 13 7 1 8 1 .351 .541 .390
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 - Minnesota Leads Series 9-3

Date Result Winner Loser
Tue Apr 2 MIN 5 @ KC 4 T. Hildenberger B. Boxberger
Wed Apr 3 MIN 7 @ KC 6 T. May W. Peralta
Fri Jun 14 KC 0 @ MIN 2 K. Gibson J. Diekman
Sat Jun 15 KC 4 @ MIN 5 J. Odorizzi G. Sparkman
Sun Jun 16 KC 8 @ MIN 6 J. López M. Pérez
Thu Jun 20 MIN 1 @ KC 4 G. Sparkman J. Odorizzi
Fri Jun 21 MIN 8 @ KC 7 R. Harper J. Diekman
Sat Jun 22 MIN 5 @ KC 3 T. May W. Peralta
Sun Jun 23 MIN 1 @ KC 6 H. Bailey M. Pineda
Fri Aug 2 KC 9 @ MIN 11 T. May R. Lovelady
Sat Aug 3 KC 3 @ MIN 11 K. Gibson D. Duffy
Sun Aug 4 KC 0 @ MIN 3 D. Smeltzer B. Keller

Injury Report

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