Major League Baseball
Preview
Cleveland at Kansas City
When: 7:15 PM ET, Saturday, August 19, 2017
Where: Kauffman Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri
Matchup Edge
CLE Edge in: KC
Starter
Bullpen
Hitting
Power
Speed
Defense
Bench
Quick Hits

Batting

  • The Kansas City Royals are ranked 14 in hitting, with a batting average of .257. The Royals are averaging 4.5 runs per game this season with an OPS of .733.
  • The Cleveland Indians are ranked 12 in hitting, with a batting average of .259. The Indians are averaging 4.9 runs per game this season with an OPS of .772.

Pitching

  • The Kansas City Royals are ranked 14 in pitching, with an earned run average of 4.43. Opponents are hitting .262 for average, and have a .328 on base percentage and .750 OPS against the Royals this season.
  • The Cleveland Indians are ranked 2 in pitching, with an earned run average of 3.60. Opponents are hitting .238 for average, and have a .300 on base percentage and .693 OPS against the Indians this season.
Stats and Records
Team Comparison
  W/L Strk H A
Cleveland 67-53 W1 31-27 36-26
Kansas City 61-60 L1 32-28 29-32
Last Meeting
Cleveland Kansas City
Date Away Home Avg HR OPS Avg HR OPS
8/18/17 CLE 10 KC 1 .325 4 1.011 .257 1 .669
Player Stats
Season Series
Batting Player Avg Hits OPS
Cleveland M. Brantley .375 12 .800
Kansas City E. Hosmer .394 13 1.096
Offense Player HR Runs RBI
Cleveland J. Kipnis 3 7 7
Kansas City M. Moustakas 3 5 5
Pitching ERA Avg K
Cleveland 2.79 .271 74
Kansas City 4.35 .240 68
Season
Batting Player Avg Hits OPS
Cleveland J. Ramirez .308 139 .896
Kansas City E. Hosmer .315 146 .877
Offense Player HR Runs RBI
Cleveland E. Encarnacion 28 72 72
Kansas City M. Moustakas 35 66 77
Pitching ERA Avg K
Cleveland 3.60 .259 1212
Kansas City 4.43 .257 925