MLB Game Preview - St. Louis at Kansas City
Wed Sep 23, 2020 8:05 PM EDT

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St. Louis (24-24) at Kansas City (21-30)

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Team Record Comparison

Team Standings GB W-L Aw/Hm Stk L10
St. Louis 3rdNL Central 5.5 24-24 11-11 W2 5-5
Kansas City 5thAL Central 12.0 21-30 10-13 L1 7-3

Team Batting Comparison - 2020 Regular Season

St. Louis Kansas City
Batting Average .239 .245
On Base Percentage .329 .312
Slugging Percentage 0.382 0.401
Runs Scored 206 212
Doubles 60 84
Triples 4 4
Home Runs 46 58
Total Bases 552 683
Walks 171 152
Strikeouts 376 452
Stolen Bases / Attempts 14/23 41/57
Ground Ball/Fly Ball Ratio 1.34 1.47
Runners in Scoring Position Success % 24.9 24.6

Team Pitching Comparison - 2020 Regular Season

St. Louis Kansas City
Earned Run Average 4.03 4.44
WHIP Ratio 1.244 1.400
Batting Average Against 0.216 0.257
On Base Percentage Against .309 .336
Slugging Percentage 0.383 0.428
Shutouts 1 4
Runs Allowed 197 239
Doubles Allowed 58 71
Triples Allowed 2 4
Home Runs Allowed 59 70
Total Bases 548 721
Walks Allowed 175 181
Strikeouts Pitched 372 429
Stolen Bases Against / Attempts 7/13 14/15
Double Plays Fielded 95 130
Ground Ball/Fly Ball Ratio Against 1.431 1.452
Errors 30 28

Scheduled Starting Pitchers

Carlos Martinez - STL
Matchup W-L IP H BB K ERA WHIP
Season 0-2 15 23 8 14 8.40 2.067
vs. Opp Has not pitched vs. Kansas City
Danny Duffy - KC
Matchup W-L IP H BB K ERA WHIP
Season 3-4 50.1 45 21 52 5.01 1.311
vs. Opp Has not pitched vs. St. Louis

Hot Batters (Last 10 team games)

St. Louis AB H R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OBP
P. Goldschmidt 35 10 5 1 4 0 .286 .457 .342
T. Edman 31 10 6 0 3 1 .323 .355 .417
B. Miller 30 5 2 2 3 0 .167 .400 .306
Kansas City AB H R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OBP
S. Perez 26 15 7 3 10 1 .577 1.115 .593
W. Merrifield 44 18 10 2 7 3 .409 .614 .447
A. Mondesi 39 11 12 4 8 8 .282 .615 .349

2020 Regular Season - St. Louis Leads Series 2-1

Date Result Winner Loser
Mon Aug 24 KC 3 @ STL 9 J. Flaherty B. Keller
Tue Aug 25 KC 5 @ STL 4 J. Staumont J. Gant
Wed Aug 26 KC 5 @ STL 6 A. Reyes R. Rosario

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