Tuesday night’s Game 3 of their series between the Detroit Tigers and Kansas City Royals will take place at Kauffman Stadium.
The Detroit Tigers have dropped four straight games and are 36-51 on the year. On Monday, Detroit dropped both of the games in the doubleheader by scores of 3-1 and 7-3. This season, the pitching staff for Detroit had a 4.03 ERA, 1.26 WHIP, and a.242 opponents’ batting average. The Tigers’ offence has 274 runs scored while batting.229 and.287 for on-base percentage. For the Tigers this year, Javier Baez is batting.211 with nine home runs and 34 RBIs. Beau Brieske, who has tossed 75.2 innings this year and has a record of 2-6 with a 4.16 ERA and 1.22 WHIP, is anticipated to start for Detroit.
The Kansas City Royals have won three straight games and have a record of 34-52 this year. Kansas City defeated Cleveland in two of the three games that were played before winning both of the games on Monday. With an opponent batting average of.266 and a 4.88 ERA, Kansas City’s pitching staff is struggling. This season, the Royals offence has generated 338 runs while hitting for a.243 average and a.309 on-base percentage. For the Royals this year, Bobby Witt is hitting.252 with 12 home runs and 45 RBI. Kris Bubic, who has tossed 48.2 innings this season and has a record of 1-6, 6.84 ERA, and 1.87 WHIP, is predicted to start for Kansas City.
Detroit has a 6-4 record over their last ten games and a 4-11 record on Tuesdays. In Detroit’s last seven game threes of a series, the over is 5-1-1. Kansas City is 10–23 in their past 33 games versus right-handed starters and 1-6 in their previous 7 Tuesday games. In Kansas City’s previous 7 Tuesday games, the over is 5-2. In the last six head-to-head contests between these two clubs in Kansas City, the under is 5-1.
Last week, Detroit appeared to be on the mend, but a four-game losing streak has sent them back to the bottom of baseball’s standings. Despite still having trouble scoring runs, Detroit will face Kris Bubic in this contest. Bubic’s last 14.2 innings saw nine runs, giving him a 6.84 ERA. For the Tigers, Beau Brieske is coming off a strong outing in which he gave up zero runs and just two hits over 6.1 innings against the White Sox.
Free Pick: Kansas City Royals