Major League Baseball
MATCHUP
Kansas City Royals at St. Louis Cardinals
Stats: Overall | Home/Away | Grass | Today's Starters | Bullpens | Starting Staffs
Records: Umpire: Mark Ripperger | Last 5 | Last 10 | After Win | After Loss
Teams: Kansas City Royals | St. Louis Cardinals
Summary
1:15 PM ET W/L Units H A O/U RL W/L RL Units
Kansas City 15-33 -13.64 7-18 8-15 19-27-2 18-30 -16.56
St. Louis 26-20 0.69 15-10 11-10 17-25-4 20-26 -4.99
Live Odds | All Odds
Home Away O/U
Opening line -190 178 8.5 100
5Dimes -178 168 8 100
Westgate -180 165 7.5 -120
Wynn -186 171 8 -110
Boyd -190 170 8 -105
Covers.com -190 165 8 100
Best home line Best road line Recent line moves
Overall W/L TW/TL IP H WHIP ERA AF AA O/U
Jakob Junis (R)
Michael Wacha (R)
5-3
5-1
6-3
7-2
56.1
49.2
49
44
1.08
1.31
3.51
3.08
4.2
5.9
3.2
3.0
3-5
5-4
Last 3 W/L TW/TL IP H WHIP ERA AF AA O/U
Jakob Junis (R)
Michael Wacha (R)
2-1
1-0
2-1
2-1
18.0
17.1
21
14
1.39
1.15
4.00
2.08
3.7
5.7
3.3
3.0
0-3
1-2
Bullpens | In-Depth
  Total   Available
  IP WHIP ERA IP WHIP ERA
KC 138.2 1.36 4.22 115.2 1.29 4.12
Last 3 32.0 1.38 3.94 24.0 1.04 3.00
  IP WHIP ERA IP WHIP ERA
STL 151.0 1.39 4.23 151.0 1.39 4.23
Last 3 34.2 1.59 7.01 34.2 1.59 7.01
Umpire
  W/L O/U Runs Str % HR P
Mark Ripperger 2-6 6-2 10.62 63.4 2.5 319.4
Overall Stats | In-Depth
  W/L O/U Avg ERA
KC
STL
15-33
26-20
19-27
17-25
.252
.235
5.47
3.43
  vs R vs L Start Pen
KC
STL
.250
.241
.256
.212
5.53
2.98
5.38
4.16
Home/Away Stats | In-Depth
  W/L O/U Avg ERA
KC
STL
8-15
15-10
10-12
9-14
.258
.237
5.97
3.09
  vs R vs L Start Pen
KC
STL
.263
.247
.247
.195
5.99
2.75
5.93
3.67
Last 10 | In-Depth
  W/L O/U Avg ERA
KC
STL
2-8
4-6
4-6
3-7
.228
.261
5.79
3.66
  vs R vs L Start Pen
KC
STL
.227
.272
.231
.188
7.11
2.41
3.45
6.62
Series Game Records
KC O AW AL
Game 1
Game 2
Game 3
Game 4
5-11
6-10
0-12
3-0
1-3
1-4
0-4
0-0
4-8
5-6
0-8
3-0
STL O AW AL
Game 1
Game 2
Game 3
Game 4
8-8
10-6
6-5
2-1
4-5
5-3
4-4
1-0
4-3
5-3
2-1
1-1
Stadium
Busch Stadium
Wind (MPH) 0-10 10-20 20+
Over/Under 6-7 3-7 0-0
Injuries
Kansas City Royals
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Jorge Bonifacio RF Elig June 26 - Suspension - 4/4/18 Bonifacio has been suspended 80 games for testing positive for a performance-enhancing drug but is expected to be reinstated June 26 against the Brewers.
Lucas Duda 1B Out indefinitely - Foot - 5/14/18 Duda is on the 10-day disabled list due to plantar faciitis in his right foot and there is no timetable for return.
Cheslor Cuthbert 3B Out indefinitely - Back - 5/19/18 Cuthbert has been placed on the 10-day disabled list with a lower back strain and there is no timetable for return.
Bubba Starling CF Early June - Oblique - 5/21/18 Starling has been designated for the 10-day disabled list with a strained left oblique and is expected to be out of game action until the early part of June.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Justin Grimm RP Early June - Back - 5/21/18 Grimm has landed on the 10-day disabled list with lower back stiffness and there is not expected to return to the bullpen until at least the start of June.
Nate Karns SP Early June - Elbow - 5/9/18 Karns has been placed on the 10-day disabled list due to a right elbow injury and likely to remain out of action until at least the beginning of June.
Jesse Hahn SP Early June - Elbow - 5/21/18 Hahn has landed on the 60-day disabled list with a UCL sprain in his right elbow and is likely to stay on the DL until at least the beginning of June.
St. Louis Cardinals
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Greg Garcia 3B Ques Wed - Back - 5/23/18 Garcia missed the last game due to lower-back tightness and his status for Wednesday's matchup against the Royals is clouded.
Paul DeJong 3B Out indefinitely - Hand - 5/18/18 DeJong has been placed on the 10-day disabled list with a fractured left hand and is expected to miss an extended period of time.
Carson Kelly C Ques Sat - Hamstring - 5/21/18 Kelly is on the 10-day disabled list due to a left hamstring strain and it is uncertain if he will be activated in time for Saturday's game against the Pirates.
Yadier Molina C Early June - Pelvis - 5/6/18 Molina has landed the 10-day disabled list after undergoing surgery to his pelvic area for a traumatic hematoma. He is expected to be shelved for at least four weeks.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Matt Bowman RP Out indefinitely - Finger - 5/18/18 Bowman has been placed on the 10-day disabled list due to blisters and there is no timetable for return.
Luke Gregerson RP Out indefinitely - Shoulder - 5/16/18 Gregerson has landed on the 10-day disabled list due to a right shoulder impingement and elbow soreness. There is no timetable for his return to the lineup.
Tyler Lyons RP Early June - Back - 5/20/18 Lyons has been placed on the 10-day disabled list with a mid-back strain and is likely to stay on the DL until the beginning of June.
Carlos Martinez SP Early June - Upper Body - 5/20/18 Martinez has been placed on the 10-day disabled list due to a strained right lat muscle but is expected to return to action in 10-14 days.
Dominic Leone RP Out indefinitely - Bicep - 5/6/18 Leone is on the 10-day disabled list with right biceps nerve irritation and it is unclear when he will return to the lineup.
Adam Wainwright SP Mid July - Elbow - 5/17/18 Wainwright has been transferred to the 60-day disabled list while recuperating from inflammation in his pitching elbow and is expected to held out of action until at least the All-Star break.
Alex Reyes SP Ques May 29 - Elbow - 5/21/18 Reyes has been transferred to the 60-day disabled list while recovering from Tommy John surgery. He is on a rehab assignment and the earliest he can be activated is for the game against the Brewers on May 29.
Recent Meetings
Date Home/Away H Starter A Starter Line O/U
5/22/18 STL 1 - KC 5 L. Weaver J. Hammel -192/8.5 U
5/21/18 STL 6 - KC 0 M. Mikolas I. Kennedy -204/8.5 U
2017 Season
8/10/17 STL 8 - KC 6 L. Lynn J. Hammel -142/9 O
8/9/17 STL 8 - KC 5 M. Leake T. Cahill -141/8.5 O
8/8/17 KC 3 - STL 10 J. Vargas M. Wacha 118/8.5 O
8/7/17 KC 3 - STL 11 I. Kennedy C. Martinez 111/8.5 O
2016 Season
6/30/16 STL 2 - KC 4 M. Leake C. Young -135/8.5 U
6/29/16 STL 2 - KC 3 x C. Martinez E. Volquez -170/7.5 U
6/28/16 KC 4 - STL 8 Y. Ventura M. Wacha 101/8 O
6/27/16 KC 6 - STL 2 D. Duffy A. Wainwright -137/8 P
2015 Season
7/23/15 STL 4 - KC 3 J. Lackey C. Young -142/7 P
6/13/15 STL 3 - KC 2 T. Lyons J. Guthrie -143/7.5 U
6/12/15 STL 4 - KC 0 J. Garcia Y. Ventura -123/7 U
5/24/15 KC 1 - STL 6 Y. Ventura M. Wacha -128/7 P
5/23/15 KC 3 - STL 2 E. Volquez J. Lackey -131/7 U
5/22/15 KC 5 - STL 0 C. Young L. Lynn -108/7 U
2014 Season
6/5/14 KC 3 - STL 2 Y. Ventura M. Wacha 105/7.5 U
6/4/14 KC 2 - STL 5 x J. Vargas A. Wainwright 115/7 P
6/3/14 STL 7 - KC 8 J. Garcia J. Shields -118/7 O
6/2/14 STL 0 - KC 6 S. Miller D. Duffy -144/7.5 U
Kansas City: Last 10 Games | Season
Date vs/Score Line ATS OPS Avg Starter IP Opp Starter IP
5/22/18 @ STL 5-1 176/8.5 W/U .836 .278 J. Hammel 7.0 L. Weaver 7.0
5/21/18 @ STL 0-6 187/8.5 L/U .331 .138 I. Kennedy 5.2 M. Mikolas 9.0
5/20/18 NYY 1-10 152/9 L/O .321 .133 E. Skoglund 5.0 S. Gray 8.0
5/19/18 NYY 3-8 240/8 L/O .740 .273 D. Duffy 4.0 L. Severino 6.0
5/18/18 NYY 5-2 165/9 W/U .660 .194 J. Junis 5.1 C. Sabathia 5.0
5/16/18 TB 3-5 -102/9.5 L/U .677 .235 J. Hammel 6.0 J. Faria 4.1
5/15/18 TB 5-6 102/8.5 L/O .696 .306 I. Kennedy 6.0 A. Banda 5.0
5/14/18 TB 1-2 -103/9.5 L/U .620 .194 E. Skoglund 7.2 R. Yarbrough 5.0
5/13/18 @ CLE 2-11 228/8 L/O .548 .250 D. Duffy 3.1 C. Kluber 7.0
5/12/18 @ CLE 2-6 182/8.5 L/U .576 .242 J. Junis 5.2 M. Clevinger 7.2
St. Louis: Last 10 Games | Season
Date vs/Score Line ATS OPS Avg Starter IP Opp Starter IP
5/22/18 KC 1-5 -192/8.5 L/U .657 .314 L. Weaver 7.0 J. Hammel 7.0
5/21/18 KC 6-0 -204/8.5 W/U .860 .294 M. Mikolas 9.0 I. Kennedy 5.2
5/20/18 PHI 5-1 104/7.5 W/U .783 .294 J. Flaherty 7.2 A. Nola 6.0
5/19/18 PHI 6-7 -108/9.5 L/O .616 .200 J. Gant 4.1 Z. Eflin 4.2
5/18/18 PHI 12-4 -133/7.5 W/O 1.215 .395 M. Wacha 6.0 J. Arrieta 3.0
5/17/18 PHI 2-6 -135/8.5 L/U .664 .278 L. Weaver 7.0 V. Velasquez 6.1
5/16/18 @ MIN 7-5 100/9.5 W/O .958 .342 M. Mikolas 4.2 L. Lynn 3.0
5/15/18 @ MIN 1-4 110/9 L/U .198 .069 J. Flaherty 5.2 J. Berrios 7.1
5/13/18 @ SD 3-5 -122/8.5 L/U .641 .194 A. Wainwright 2.1 C. Richard 8.0
5/12/18 @ SD 1-2 x -117/7.5 L/U .482 .191 M. Wacha 6.0 T. Ross 6.0
Abbreviations Legend