Major League Baseball
Preview
Cleveland at Kansas City
When: 3:15 PM ET, Sunday, September 30, 2018
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 18 in hitting, with a batting average of .246. The Royals are averaging 4.0 runs per game this season with an OPS of .699.
  • The Cleveland Indians are ranked 2 in hitting, with a batting average of .259. The Indians are averaging 5.1 runs per game this season with an OPS of .767.

Pitching

  • The Kansas City Royals are ranked 29 in pitching, with an earned run average of 4.98. Opponents are hitting .276 for average, and have a .343 on base percentage and .790 OPS against the Royals this season.
  • The Cleveland Indians are ranked 10 in pitching, with an earned run average of 3.79. Opponents are hitting .243 for average, and have a .300 on base percentage and .716 OPS against the Indians this season.
Stats and Records
Team Comparison
  W/L Strk H A
Cleveland 90-71 L1 49-32 41-39
Kansas City 58-103 W1 32-48 26-55
Last Meeting
Cleveland Kansas City
Date Away Home Avg HR OPS Avg HR OPS
9/29/18 CLE 4 KC 9 .286 1 .773 .400 1 .992
Player Stats
Season Series
Batting Player Avg Hits OPS
Cleveland F. Lindor .301 22 .981
Kansas City W. Merrifield .260 19 .720
Offense Player HR Runs RBI
Cleveland F. Lindor 6 18 15
Kansas City S. Perez 3 7 11
Pitching ERA Avg K
Cleveland 3.55 .264 162
Kansas City 5.26 .256 111
Season
Batting Player Avg Hits OPS
Cleveland M. Brantley .309 175 .832
Kansas City W. Merrifield .304 191 .808
Offense Player HR Runs RBI
Cleveland J. Ramirez 39 110 106
Kansas City S. Perez 27 52 80
Pitching ERA Avg K
Cleveland 3.79 .259 1536
Kansas City 4.98 .246 1149