At the Rogers Centre on Sunday, an MLB matchup between the Kansas City Royals and Toronto Blue Jays will take place. In the first three games between the two teams, the Blue Jays have triumphed in two of them.
With a 49-43 overall record, the Blue Jays needed three runs in the ninth inning on Saturday just to secure the victory. The Blue Jays offence has been outstanding this year, and their 4.61 runs per game average ranks eighth in the league. The pitching for the Blue Jays has been problematic, allowing 4.37 runs per game. Vladimir Guerrero has 57 RBIs and 20 home runs to his credit.
The Royals, who are on the losing end of this clash, have a record of 36-55 overall but have outperformed expectations in this series by playing competitively. The Royals are currently averaging 3.92 runs per game, which ranks them 26th in the league overall. The pitching in this game will have to be strong if the Royals are to prevail.
Kris Bubic, a pitcher with the Royals, is currently on the mound and has a 1-6 record and a 6.63 ERA. He lasted 5.2 innings and allowed eight hits and three runs in his most recent start against the Detroit Tigers.
Jose Berrios, a pitcher with the Blue Jays, is now on the mound. He has a 7-4 record and a 5.38 ERA. He pitched six innings against the Philadelphia Phillies in his previous start, surrendering six hits and three runs.
In 12 home starts for the Blue Jays, Berrios has an 11-1 record. In the Blue Jays’ last four games on Sunday, the over is 4-0. In Bubic’s previous four road starts, the under is 4-0. In the Blue Jays’ last four games on Sunday, the over is 4-0.
The run support the Blue Jays have given Jose Berrios has been a major factor in their success when he starts at home. Bubic’s current ERA is 6.63, while Berrios’ current ERA is 5.38.
Free Pick: Toronto Blue Jays