Major League Baseball
MATCHUP
Cleveland Indians at Kansas City Royals
Teams: Cleveland Indians | Kansas City Royals
Summary
7:15 PM ET W/L Units H A O/U
Cleveland 67-53 -16.12 31-27 36-26 44-67-9
Kansas City 61-60 6.24 32-28 29-32 57-58-6
Live Odds
Home Away O/U
Opening line 113 -123 9.5 100
BetNow.eu 123 -133 9 -110
CarbonSports 120 -140 9 -110
Sportsbook 120 -140 9 -110
Covers.com 120 -130 9 -110
Best home line Best road line Recent line moves
Starters
Overall W/L IP H WHIP ERA O/U
Trevor Bauer (R)
Jason Vargas (L)
11-8
14-6
127.2
135.2
135
134
1.42
1.28
4.72
3.45
8-12
10-13
Last 3 W/L IP H WHIP ERA O/U
Trevor Bauer (R)
Jason Vargas (L)
2-0
1-2
20.2
15.2
21
18
1.21
1.60
2.18
6.89
0-1
2-1
Bullpens
  Total   Available
  IP WHIP ERA IP WHIP ERA
CLE 348.2 1.13 2.68 348.2 1.13 2.68
Last 3 22.1 1.16 2.82 22.1 1.16 2.82
  IP WHIP ERA IP WHIP ERA
KC 310.2 1.26 3.62 310.2 1.26 3.62
Last 3 23.2 1.69 7.23 23.2 1.69 7.23
Umpire
  W/L O/U Runs Str % HR P
Marvin Hudson 10-10 9-11 8.00 63.8 1.8 301.1
Overall Stats
  W/L O/U Avg ERA
CLE
KC
67-53
61-60
44-67
57-58
.256
.254
3.60
4.43
  vs R vs L Start Pen
CLE
KC
.255
.256
.257
.248
3.94
4.59
2.96
4.16
Home/Away Stats
  W/L O/U Avg ERA
CLE
KC
36-26
32-28
20-35
27-32
.249
.257
3.75
4.24
  vs R vs L Start Pen
CLE
KC
.243
.269
.260
.231
3.99
4.53
3.32
3.81
Last 10
  W/L O/U Avg ERA
CLE
KC
7-3
4-6
2-7
7-2
.237
.295
2.08
6.80
  vs R vs L Start Pen
CLE
KC
.248
.299
.195
.269
1.74
6.62
2.79
7.07
Series Game Records
CLE O AW AL
Game 1
Game 2
Game 3
Game 4
22-19
20-18
20-15
4-1
12-12
12-7
11-9
3-0
10-7
8-11
9-6
1-1
KC O AW AL
Game 1
Game 2
Game 3
Game 4
19-20
21-17
16-19
5-4
11-9
13-6
8-11
1-2
8-11
8-11
8-8
4-2
Stadium
Kauffman Stadium
Wind (MPH) 0-10 10-20 20+
Over/Under 15-18 11-12 1-2
Injuries
Cleveland Indians
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Jose Ramirez 3B Ques Sat - Forearm - 8/19/17 Ramirez has sat out the last two games with a right forearm injury and his status for Saturday's game against the Royals is unclear.
Abraham Almonte CF Out indefinitely - Hamstring - 8/18/17 Almonte has been placed on the 10-day disabled list with a left hamstring strain and has no definitive timetable for a return.
Michael Brantley LF Late Aug - Ankle - 8/14/17 Brantley has been placed on the 10-day disabled list with a sprained right ankle and is likely to remain sidelined until the end of August.
Lonnie Chisenhall RF Ques Sat - Calf - 8/19/17 Chisenhall is on the 10-day disabled list with a right calf strain. He has begun a rehab assignment and is could rejoin the team Saturday against the Royals.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Corey Kluber SP Ques Wed - Ankle - 8/19/17 Kluber left his last outing with an ankle injury and his status for his start against the Red Sox on Wednesday is uncertain.
Josh Tomlin SP Mid Sept - Hamstring - 8/2/17 Tomlin has been placed on the 10-day disabled list with a left hamstring strain and is expected to miss six weeks.
Boone Logan RP out for season - Back - 8/5/17 Logan has been moved to the 60-day disabled list with strained left lat muscle and is expected to miss the remainder of the season.
Cody Anderson SP out for season - Elbow - 4/2/17 Anderson has a UCL sprain in his right elbow which will require Tommy John surgery. He will miss the entire 2017 season.
Kansas City Royals
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Salvador Perez C Late Aug - Ribs - 8/9/17 Perez has been placed on the 10-day disabled list with an intercostal strain and will likely need two-to-three weeks to recover.
Paulo Orlando RF Out indefinitely - Shin - 7/28/17 Orlando has been designated for the 60-day disabled list due to a fractured left tibia. He had a setback in his rehab and will miss an undetermined length of time.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Joakim Soria RP Out indefinitely - Oblique - 8/18/17 Soria has been placed on the 10-day disabled list with a left oblique strain and it is unclear how much time he is expected to miss.
Trevor Cahill SP Ques Sun - Shoulder - 8/14/17 Cahill has been placed on the 10-day disabled list with right shoulder impingement syndrome and it is uncertain as to if he will return Sunday against the Indians.
Nate Karns SP out for season - Elbow - 7/20/17 Karns is on the 60-day disabled list after having season-ending surgery for thoracic outlet syndrome.
Recent Meetings
Date H/A H Starter A Starter Line
8/18/17 KC 1
CLE 10
I. Kennedy C. Kluber 179
8
6/4/17 KC 0
CLE 8
E. Skoglund T. Bauer 123
9
6/3/17 KC 12
CLE 5
J. Hammel C. Carrasco 163
8.5
6/2/17 KC 4
CLE 0
J. Vargas J. Tomlin 104
9
5/28/17 CLE 10
KC 1
J. Tomlin D. Duffy -124
8.5
5/27/17 CLE 2
KC 5
D. Salazar J. Vargas -164
8
5/26/17 CLE 4
KC 6
M. Clevinger I. Kennedy -164
8.5
5/7/17 KC 0
CLE 1
D. Duffy M. Clevinger 103
9
5/6/17 KC 1
CLE 3
J. Vargas J. Tomlin -107
8.5
5/5/17 KC 3
CLE 1
J. Hammel D. Salazar 154
8
2016 Season
10/2/16 KC 2
CLE 3
I. Kennedy J. Tomlin 109
8
10/1/16 KC 3
CLE 6
E. Volquez T. Bauer 127
9
9/30/16 KC 2
CLE 7
Y. Ventura R. Merritt 118
8
9/22/16 CLE 5
KC 2
M. Clevinger J. Vargas -142
8.5
9/21/16 CLE 4
KC 3
C. Kluber I. Kennedy -185
7.5
9/20/16 CLE 2
KC 1
J. Tomlin E. Volquez -160
9
7/20/16 KC 4
CLE 11
I. Kennedy C. Carrasco 124
8.5
7/19/16 KC 3
CLE 7
B. Flynn D. Salazar 116
7.5
7/18/16 KC 7
CLE 3
E. Volquez C. Kluber 136
8
6/15/16 KC 9
CLE 4
I. Kennedy C. Kluber 140
7.5
Cleveland: Last 10 Games | Season
Date vs/Score Line ATS OPS Avg
8/18/17 @ KC 10-1 -195/8 W/O 1.011 .325
8/17/17 @ MIN 2-4 -111/9.5 L/U .463 .103
8/17/17 @ MIN 9-3 -115/9 W/O .995 .359
8/15/17 @ MIN 8-1 -160/9.5 W/U 1.152 .297
8/14/17 @ BOS 7-3 -104/10 W/P .859 .270
8/13/17 @ TB 4-3 -166/7.5 W/U .797 .235
8/12/17 @ TB 3-0 141/7.5 W/U .581 .212
8/11/17 @ TB 5-0 -122/8 W/U .641 .206
8/10/17 @ TB 1-4 -127/8 L/U .454 .133
8/9/17 COL 2-3 x -180/9 L/U .546 .167
Kansas City: Last 10 Games | Season
Date vs/Score Line ATS OPS Avg
8/18/17 CLE 1-10 179/8 L/O .669 .257
8/16/17 @ OAK 7-6 -123/9.5 W/O .918 .359
8/15/17 @ OAK 8-10 -125/9 L/O .827 .235
8/14/17 @ OAK 6-2 -107/8.5 W/U .759 .286
8/13/17 @ CHW 14-6 -133/10 W/O 1.076 .372
8/12/17 @ CHW 5-4 -149/10 W/U .896 .286
8/11/17 @ CHW 3-6 -126/9 L/P .711 .206
8/10/17 @ STL 6-8 131/9 L/O .862 .324
8/9/17 @ STL 5-8 130/8.5 L/O .887 .385
8/8/17 STL 3-10 118/8.5 L/O .476 .188
Abbreviations Legend