Major League Baseball
MATCHUP
Kansas City Royals at Pittsburgh Pirates
Stats: Overall | Home/Away | Grass | Today's Starters | Bullpens | Starting Staffs
Records: Umpire: John Libka | Last 5 | Last 10 | After Win | After Loss
Teams: Kansas City Royals | Pittsburgh Pirates
Summary
7:05 PM ET W/L Units H A O/U RL W/L RL Units
Kansas City 52-99 -26.75 30-47 22-52 66-75-10 71-80 -16.54
Pittsburgh 76-74 2.68 42-34 34-40 67-75-8 74-76 -8.66
Live Odds | All Odds
Home Away O/U
Opening line -208 193 8 -110
5Dimes -220 200 8 100
Westgate -230 205 8 100
Wynn -220 200 7.5 -110
Boyd -230 200 7.5 -110
Covers.com -220 200 7.5 -115
Best home line Best road line Recent line moves
Overall W/L TW/TL IP H WHIP ERA AF AA O/U
Heath Fillmyer (R)
Chris Archer (R)
3-1
1-3
4-7
3-5
68.0
39.1
66
43
1.41
1.47
4.76
5.49
5.5
3.9
5.0
4.8
6-5
4-3
Last 3 W/L TW/TL IP H WHIP ERA AF AA O/U
Heath Fillmyer (R)
Chris Archer (R)
1-0
0-1
2-1
1-2
16.2
17.0
20
13
1.50
1.12
6.48
4.24
5.7
4.0
6.0
5.0
2-1
1-1
Bullpens | In-Depth
  Total   Available
  IP WHIP ERA IP WHIP ERA
KC 358.2 1.55 4.89 358.2 1.55 4.89
Last 3 28.1 2.15 6.35 28.1 2.15 6.35
  IP WHIP ERA IP WHIP ERA
PIT 438.1 1.36 4.07 438.1 1.36 4.07
Last 3 28.0 2.04 8.68 28.0 2.04 8.68
Umpire
  W/L O/U Runs Str % HR P
John Libka 7-5 4-7 8.92 63.3 2.0 300.8
Overall Stats | In-Depth
  W/L O/U Avg ERA
KC
PIT
52-99
76-74
66-75
67-75
.242
.250
5.02
4.03
  vs R vs L Start Pen
KC
PIT
.248
.252
.229
.243
4.98
4.00
5.09
4.08
Home/Away Stats | In-Depth
  W/L O/U Avg ERA
KC
PIT
22-52
42-34
32-38
31-40
.230
.253
5.07
3.59
  vs R vs L Start Pen
KC
PIT
.236
.254
.217
.250
5.07
3.69
5.07
3.42
Last 10 | In-Depth
  W/L O/U Avg ERA
KC
PIT
5-5
7-3
5-4
4-5
.261
.266
3.80
4.15
  vs R vs L Start Pen
KC
PIT
.282
.290
.181
.182
3.53
3.45
4.25
5.59
Series Game Records
KC O AW AL
Game 1
Game 2
Game 3
Game 4
17-33
22-27
7-35
5-4
4-10
8-8
5-14
0-2
13-23
14-19
2-21
5-2
PIT O AW AL
Game 1
Game 2
Game 3
Game 4
26-23
23-26
23-18
3-7
15-10
13-13
10-9
2-2
10-13
10-13
13-9
1-5
Stadium
PNC Park
Wind (MPH) 0-10 10-20 20+
Over/Under 22-28 8-12 1-0
Injuries
Kansas City Royals
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Salvador Perez C Prob Wed - Thumb - 9/19/18 Perez is battling a thumb injury but is expected to participate in Wednesday's game against the Pirates.
Bubba Starling CF Late Sept - Oblique - 9/10/18 Starling has been designated for the 10-day disabled list with a strained left oblique and a dislocated finger. He is expected to be held out of action until at least the end of September.
Jorge Soler LF out for season - Foot - 9/2/18 Soler has been placed on the 60-day disabled list after suffering a fracture of the first metatarsal in his left foot. He is expected to miss the remainder of the season.
Cheslor Cuthbert 3B Out indefinitely - Back - 7/31/18 Cuthbert has been moved to the 60-day disabled list with a lower-back strain. He suffered a setback in his recovery and there is no timetable for return.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Jorge Lopez SP Ques Thurs - Ribs - 9/15/18 Lopez was removed from his last outing with a bruised rib and it is unclear if he will be available for his next scheduled start Thursday against the Tigers.
Danny Duffy SP out for season - Shoulder - 9/5/18 Duffy sustained a left shoulder impingement and is expected to be shut down for the remainder of the season.
Nate Karns SP Out indefinitely - Elbow - 6/2/18 Karns has been moved to the 60-day disabled list due to inflammation in his right elbow. He is without a clear timetable for return.
Jesse Hahn SP out for season - Elbow - 8/26/18 Hahn has landed on the 60-day disabled list as he underwent season-ending UCL surgery to fix a sprain in his right elbow.
Pittsburgh Pirates
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Gregory Polanco RF out for season - Shoulder - 9/18/18 Polanco has landed on the 10-day disabled list due to a dislocated shoulder and is expected to miss the remainder of the 2018 season.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Nik Turley RP Out indefinitely - Elbow - 6/29/18 Turley is on the 60-day disabled list with a left elbow sprain and is without a timetable for return.
Chad Kuhl SP out for season - Forearm - 9/19/18 Kuhl has been shifted to the 60-day disabled list with a right forearm strain. He recently had surgery on his elbow and is likely to be shut down for the remainder of the season.
Recent Meetings
Date Home/Away H Starter A Starter Line O/U
9/18/18 PIT 2 - KC 1 x J. Taillon E. Skoglund -219/7.5 U
9/17/18 PIT 7 - KC 6 J. Musgrove B. Keller -170/7.5 O
2015 Season
7/22/15 KC 5 - PIT 1 E. Volquez C. Morton -127/7.5 U
7/21/15 KC 3 - PIT 1 J. Vargas G. Cole 104/7 U
7/20/15 KC 7 - PIT 10 Y. Ventura A. Burnett -133/7 O
2012 Season
6/10/12 PIT 3 - KC 2 A. Burnett B. Chen -126/7.5 U
6/9/12 PIT 5 - KC 3 J. McDonald V. Mazzaro -144/7.5 O
6/8/12 PIT 4 - KC 2 E. Bedard L. Hochevar -128/7 U
2009 Season
6/28/09 PIT 2 - KC 3 C. Morton Z. Greinke 145/7.5 U
6/27/09 PIT 6 - KC 2 P. Maholm B. Chen -154/8.5 U
6/26/09 PIT 5 - KC 3 V. Vasquez G. Meche 125/8.5 U
2006 Season
6/22/06 KC 15 - PIT 7 S. Elarton P. Maholm 114/9.5 O
6/21/06 KC 6 - PIT 4 M. Wood I. Snell 117/9 O
6/20/06 KC 10 - PIT 6 M. Redman K. Wells -111/9.5 O
2001 Season
7/14/01 PIT 4 - KC 7 D. Williams K. Wilson -120/9.5 O
7/13/01 PIT 1 - KC 0 T. Ritchie C. Durbin -140/9.5 U
7/12/01 PIT 2 - KC 0 J. Anderson J. Suppan -120/9.5 U
2000 Season
6/11/00 KC 6 - PIT 10 J. Anderson J. Suppan -120/9.5 O
6/10/00 KC 2 - PIT 1 J. Anderson J. Suppan -120/9.5 U
6/9/00 KC 6 - PIT 5 J. Anderson J. Suppan -120/9.5 O
Kansas City: Last 10 Games | Season
Date vs/Score Line ATS OPS Avg Starter IP Opp Starter IP
9/18/18 @ PIT 1-2 x 200/7.5 L/U .507 .184 E. Skoglund 6.0 J. Taillon 7.0
9/17/18 @ PIT 6-7 156/7.5 L/O .726 .263 B. Keller 6.0 J. Musgrove 6.0
9/16/18 MIN 6-9 -101/8.5 L/O .868 .342 J. Junis 3.0 K. Gibson 6.2
9/15/18 MIN 10-3 -110/9 W/O 1.015 .400 I. Kennedy 6.0 C. De Jong 3.1
9/14/18 MIN 8-4 125/8.5 W/O .988 .314 J. Lopez 4.1 J. Berrios 6.0
9/13/18 MIN 6-4 108/9.5 W/O .900 .250 H. Fillmyer 7.1 G. Moya 2.0
9/12/18 CHW 2-4 x 111/9 L/U .589 .184 E. Skoglund 5.0 C. Rodon 6.0
9/11/18 CHW 6-3 -115/9 W/P .792 .300 B. Keller 7.0 D. Covey 4.1
9/10/18 CHW 4-3 x -127/8.5 W/U .823 .235 J. Junis 8.0 L. Giolito 7.0
9/9/18 @ MIN 1-3 127/9.5 L/U .442 .103 I. Kennedy 6.0 C. De Jong 4.0
Pittsburgh: Last 10 Games | Season
Date vs/Score Line ATS OPS Avg Starter IP Opp Starter IP
9/18/18 KC 2-1 x -219/7.5 W/U .628 .231 J. Taillon 7.0 E. Skoglund 6.0
9/17/18 KC 7-6 -170/7.5 W/O .895 .390 J. Musgrove 6.0 B. Keller 6.0
9/16/18 @ MIL 3-2 154/8 W/U .536 .167 T. Williams 6.0 J. Chacin 5.0
9/15/18 @ MIL 3-1 156/8.5 W/U .531 .167 I. Nova 6.0 Z. Davies 5.0
9/14/18 @ MIL 4-7 140/8.5 L/O .780 .206 C. Archer 5.0 G. Gonzalez 4.2
9/12/18 @ STL 4-3 104/7.5 W/U .610 .278 J. Taillon 7.0 D. Poncedeleon 5.0
9/11/18 @ STL 5-11 127/7.5 L/O .732 .278 J. Musgrove 6.0 M. Mikolas 7.0
9/10/18 @ STL 7-8 121/8 L/O .940 .333 T. Williams 5.0 A. Wainwright 5.0
9/8/18 MIA 5-1 -156/7.5 W/U .888 .290 I. Nova 6.0 W. Chen 4.0
9/7/18 MIA 5-3 -203/8 W/P .870 .273 C. Archer 6.0 D. Straily 4.2
Abbreviations Legend