MLB Game Preview - Kansas City at Chicago Sox
Sun Aug 30, 2020 2:10 PM EDT

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NYY
1:05PM
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MIA
1:10PM
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CIN
1:10PM
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1:10PM
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BOS
1:35PM
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HOU
2:10PM
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MIL
2:10PM
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CHW
2:10PM
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2:15PM
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TEX
2:35PM
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3:07PM
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3:10PM
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ARI
4:10PM
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LAA
4:10PM
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PHI
7:08PM
Kansas City (3-9) at Chicago Sox (7-4)

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Team Record Comparison

Team Standings GB W-L Aw/Hm Stk L10
Kansas City 5thAL Central 6.5 3-9 3-6 L5 2-8
Chicago Sox 2ndAL Central 2.0 7-4 1-2 W6 7-3

Team Batting Comparison - 2020 Regular Season

Kansas City Chicago Sox
Batting Average .239 .284
On Base Percentage .280 .344
Slugging Percentage 0.388 0.454
Runs Scored 44 59
Doubles 24 20
Triples 1 0
Home Runs 12 16
Total Bases 161 182
Walks 19 33
Strikeouts 105 104
Stolen Bases / Attempts 5/9 4/4
Ground Ball/Fly Ball Ratio 1.20 1.55
Runners in Scoring Position Success % 23.4 23.4

Team Pitching Comparison - 2020 Regular Season

Kansas City Chicago Sox
Earned Run Average 4.37 4.73
WHIP Ratio 1.408 1.330
Batting Average Against 0.256 0.258
On Base Percentage Against .341 .324
Slugging Percentage 0.435 0.418
Shutouts 0 1
Runs Allowed 61 51
Doubles Allowed 15 18
Triples Allowed 1 0
Home Runs Allowed 18 14
Total Bases 172 157
Walks Allowed 44 32
Strikeouts Pitched 97 96
Stolen Bases Against / Attempts 0/1 2/4
Double Plays Fielded 40 36
Ground Ball/Fly Ball Ratio Against 1.500 1.500
Errors 14 3

Scheduled Starting Pitchers

Brad Keller - KC
Matchup W-L IP H BB K ERA WHIP
Season 0.0 0 0 0 0 - -
vs. Opp Has not pitched vs. Chicago Sox
Dylan Cease - CHW
Matchup W-L IP H BB K ERA WHIP
Season 1-1 8.1 12 1 5 6.48 1.560
vs. Opp 1-0 6 5 1 4 3.00 1.000

Hot Batters (Last 10 team games)

Kansas City AB H R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OBP
W. Merrifield 42 12 8 3 9 0 .286 .548 .318
J. Soler 36 10 3 1 3 0 .278 .417 .372
A. Mondesi 37 13 5 0 1 1 .351 .486 .368
Chicago Sox AB H R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OBP
L. Robert 40 14 8 2 6 4 .350 .550 .422
J. Abreu 45 14 8 2 7 0 .311 .511 .340
L. Garcia 34 12 4 2 5 0 .353 .529 .389

2020 Regular Season - Chicago Sox Leads Series 3-0

Date Result Winner Loser
Fri Jul 31 CHW 3 @ KC 2 D. Keuchel K. Bubic
Sat Aug 1 CHW 11 @ KC 5 M. Foster R. Bolanos
Sun Aug 2 CHW 9 @ KC 2 D. Cease S. Barlow

Injury Report

Kansas City
Foster Griffin SP:
Randy Rosario RP:
Jesse Hahn SP: