Major League Baseball
Preview
Arizona at Kansas City
When: 3:15 PM ET, Sunday, October 1, 2017
Where: Kauffman Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri
Matchup Edge
ARI Edge in: KC
Starter
Bullpen
Hitting
Power
Speed
Defense
Bench
Quick Hits

Batting

  • The Kansas City Royals are ranked 9 in hitting, with a batting average of .260. The Royals are averaging 4.3 runs per game this season with an OPS of .732.
  • The Arizona Diamondbacks are ranked 17 in hitting, with a batting average of .253. The Diamondbacks are averaging 5.0 runs per game this season with an OPS of .772.

Pitching

  • The Kansas City Royals are ranked 18 in pitching, with an earned run average of 4.59. Opponents are hitting .264 for average, and have a .330 on base percentage and .763 OPS against the Royals this season.
  • The Arizona Diamondbacks are ranked 3 in pitching, with an earned run average of 3.68. Opponents are hitting .241 for average, and have a .309 on base percentage and .708 OPS against the Diamondbacks this season.
Stats and Records
Team Comparison
  W/L Strk H A
Arizona 92-69 L2 52-29 40-40
Kansas City 80-81 W2 43-37 37-44
Last Meeting
Arizona Kansas City
Date Away Home Avg HR OPS Avg HR OPS
9/30/17 ARI 3 KC 4 .229 1 .765 .241 1 .670
Player Stats
Season Series
Batting Player Avg Hits OPS
Arizona A. Pollock .500 3 1.625
Kansas City W. Merrifield .375 3 1.125
Offense Player HR Runs RBI
Arizona A. Pollock 1 2 1
Kansas City M. Cabrera 1 3 2
Pitching ERA Avg K
Arizona 3.38 .212 18
Kansas City 2.00 .271 18
Season
Batting Player Avg Hits OPS
Arizona P. Goldschmidt .299 166 .970
Kansas City E. Hosmer .317 191 .874
Offense Player HR Runs RBI
Arizona P. Goldschmidt 36 117 120
Kansas City M. Moustakas 38 75 85
Pitching ERA Avg K
Arizona 3.68 .253 1472
Kansas City 4.59 .260 1208