On Sunday, the Baltimore Orioles (10-16) will face the Kansas City Royals (8-15) at Oriole Park in Camden Yards. Kansas City is a -108 favourite over Baltimore on the money line in this game.
The Royals have a total of 30 two-baggers and have hit 13 home runs as a team. Kansas City is hitting.317 and has been walked 66 times while being rung up 162 times. The Kansas City Royals score 3.0 runs per game, which puts them in 30th place in the league. Their overall batting average is.218 and they have 63 RBIs and 165 base hits for the season. They’ve scored 70 runs while hitting.286 as a team.
The Royals relievers have a 50.0 percent save rate and have appeared in 19 save opportunities. On the year, the relievers have inherited 45 base runners, with 37.8% of those players scoring a run for their team. Pitchers for the Royals have faced runners on base 32 times and made 38 appearances in high-leverage situations. This season, the Royals have sent 90 relief pitchers to the mound. So far this season, the bullpen has ten holds (24th in baseball). They have four saves on the season and have blown four of their eight save chances.
So far, the Kansas City Royals have 615 putouts, 222 assists, and six errors. Their fielding percentage is.993, which is first in MLB, and they’ve turned 26 double plays. Out of 1,845 innings, the Royals have converted 70.8 percent of balls hit into play into outs, which ranks them 16th in MLB.
Over the course of the season, Baltimore has hit 18 home runs and driven in 86 runs. They have 42 doubles to their credit, as well as 82 walks and 88 runs. So far this season, the Baltimore Orioles have an on-base percentage of.303 and a batting average of.225. The Orioles have a.343 team slugging percentage and score 3.38 runs per game (26th in MLB). They’ve reached base on 250 occasions (4th in the league) and have 194 hits.
The Orioles have a team WHIP of 1.313 and a FIP of 4.02 this season. With 213 total hits surrendered, they are presently placed 25th in the league as a pitching staff. This season, the Baltimore pitching staff has surrendered 109 runs and has a team ERA of 3.85. (97 earned runs conceded). They currently have a K/BB ratio of 2.22. (189 strikeouts vs 85 walks). They have given up 23 home runs and 4.32 runs per nine innings (20th in the league).
The inherited scoring rate for Baltimore relievers is 34.0 percent of 50 inherited base runners. Their bullpen pitchers have pitched in high-leverage situations 34 times and with runners on base 31 times. The Orioles have 9 holds and 1 blown save out of 14 save opportunities. They are presently ranked 5th in the league with an 80.0 percent save rate and have sent 96 relief pitchers to the field this season. Baltimore has used relievers in five save opportunities, and they have converted four of them.
The Orioles have a defensive efficiency of 69.0 percent during their 2,043 innings played (24th in baseball). The Baltimore Orioles have a fielding percentage of.980 after turning 31 double plays (25th in baseball). During this season, the Orioles have earned 681 putouts while recording 258 assists and 19 mistakes.
Pick: Take Kansas City (-108)