Rangers host the Royals, try to extend home win streak

Wed, May 11, 2022
MLB News (AP)

Rangers host the Royals, try to extend home win streak

Kansas City Royals (9-18, fourth in the AL Central) vs. Texas Rangers (12-16, fourth in the AL West)

Arlington, Texas; Wednesday, 8:05 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Royals: TBD; Rangers: Matt Bush (1-1, 4.09 ERA, 1.18 WHIP, 13 strikeouts)

BOTTOM LINE: The Texas Rangers, on a three-game home winning streak, host the Kansas City Royals.

Texas is 12-16 overall and 5-9 at home. The Rangers are 10-2 in games when they out-hit their opponents.

Kansas City has a 6-9 record at home and a 9-18 record overall. The Royals have a 4-7 record in games when they record eight or more hits.

The teams meet Wednesday for the second time this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Corey Seager leads Texas with six home runs while slugging .421. Mitch Garver is 6-for-23 with a home run and three RBI over the past 10 games.

Andrew Benintendi has two doubles, a triple and a home run for the Royals. Edward Olivares is 11-for-22 with three doubles and two RBI over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Rangers: 6-4, .208 batting average, 2.12 ERA, outscored opponents by seven runs

Royals: 2-8, .241 batting average, 5.19 ERA, outscored by 27 runs

INJURIES: Rangers: Mitch Garver: 10-Day IL (flexor strain), Jon Gray: day-to-day (knee), Albert Abreu: 15-Day IL (ankle), Spencer Patton: 10-Day IL (oblique), Jose Leclerc: 60-Day IL (elbow), Jonathan Hernandez: 60-Day IL (elbow)

  • Royals: Edward Olivares: 10-Day IL (quadricep), Carlos Santana: 10-Day IL (ankle), Cam Gallagher: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Jake Brentz: 10-Day IL (flexor), Adalberto Mondesi: 10-Day IL (knee), Tyler Zuber: 60-Day IL (shoulder)

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