Major League Baseball
Preview
Minnesota at Kansas City
When: 8:15 PM ET, Friday, June 30, 2017
Where: Kauffman Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri
Matchup Edge
MIN Edge in: KC
Starter
Bullpen
Hitting
Power
Speed
Defense
Bench
Quick Hits

Batting

  • The Kansas City Royals are ranked 22 in hitting, with a batting average of .246. The Royals are averaging 4.0 runs per game this season with an OPS of .705.
  • The Minnesota Twins are ranked 20 in hitting, with a batting average of .251. The Twins are averaging 4.5 runs per game this season with an OPS of .741.

Pitching

  • The Kansas City Royals are ranked 12 in pitching, with an earned run average of 4.22. Opponents are hitting .259 for average, and have a .327 on base percentage and .738 OPS against the Royals this season.
  • The Minnesota Twins are ranked 24 in pitching, with an earned run average of 4.79. Opponents are hitting .265 for average, and have a .338 on base percentage and .784 OPS against the Twins this season.
Stats and Records
Team Comparison
  W/L Strk H A
Minnesota 40-36 W1 16-25 24-11
Kansas City 38-38 W1 21-18 17-20
Last Meeting
Minnesota Kansas City
Date Away Home Avg HR OPS Avg HR OPS
5/21/17 KC 4 MIN 8 .324 3 1.072 .219 3 .796
Player Stats
Season Series
Batting Player Avg Hits OPS
Minnesota M. Sano .467 14 1.443
Kansas City S. Perez .419 13 1.455
Offense Player HR Runs RBI
Minnesota M. Sano 3 10 18
Kansas City S. Perez 5 7 9
Pitching ERA Avg K
Minnesota 3.33 .270 46
Kansas City 6.45 .238 68
Season
Batting Player Avg Hits OPS
Minnesota J. Mauer .286 71 .760
Kansas City E. Hosmer .306 88 .830
Offense Player HR Runs RBI
Minnesota M. Sano 18 46 53
Kansas City M. Moustakas 20 37 47
Pitching ERA Avg K
Minnesota 4.79 .251 535
Kansas City 4.22 .246 585