Major League Baseball
MATCHUP
Kansas City Royals at Chicago Cubs
Stats: Overall | Home/Away | Grass | Today's Starters | Bullpens | Starting Staffs
Records: Umpire: N/A | Last 5 | Last 10 | After Win | After Loss
Teams: Kansas City Royals | Chicago Cubs
Summary
4:05 PM ET W/L Units H A O/U RL W/L RL Units
Kansas City 28-18 9.24 17-7 11-11 22-20-4 27-19 12.48
Chi. Cubs 25-21 1.47 14-10 11-11 19-22-5 18-28 -10.44
Live Odds | All Odds
Home Away O/U
Opening line -128 118 8.5 -125
5Dimes.eu -145 135 8.5 -110
Westgate -145 135 8.5 -110
Wynn -143 128 OFF
Boyd -145 130 8.5 -110
Covers.com -149 130 8.5 -110
Best home line Best road line Recent line moves
Overall W/L TW/TL IP H WHIP ERA AF AA O/U
Edinson Volquez (R)
Jake Arrieta (R)
4-3
4-4
6-3
5-4
55.1
58.0
39
49
1.07
1.09
2.77
2.95
4.3
3.4
2.7
3.1
2-5
1-5
Last 3 W/L TW/TL IP H WHIP ERA AF AA O/U
Edinson Volquez (R)
Jake Arrieta (R)
2-0
1-1
3-0
2-1
18.0
21.0
13
15
1.06
0.95
3.00
2.14
5.3
5.0
2.7
3.3
1-2
1-1
Bullpens | In-Depth
  Total   Available
  IP WHIP ERA IP WHIP ERA
KC 116.1 1.08 2.01 116.1 1.08 2.01
Last 3 30.0 1.50 3.30 30.0 1.50 3.30
  IP WHIP ERA IP WHIP ERA
CHC 107.1 1.19 3.52 107.1 1.19 3.52
Last 3 16.0 1.19 4.50 16.0 1.19 4.50
Umpire
  W/L O/U Runs Str % HR P
N/A - - - - - -
Overall Stats | In-Depth
  W/L O/U Avg ERA
KC
CHC
28-18
25-21
22-20
19-22
.277
.238
3.52
3.71
  vs R vs L Start Pen
KC
CHC
.270
.232
.289
.268
4.52
3.53
1.84
4.07
Home/Away Stats | In-Depth
  W/L O/U Avg ERA
KC
CHC
11-11
14-10
11-9
6-15
.278
.238
4.18
3.16
  vs R vs L Start Pen
KC
CHC
.265
.226
.301
.301
5.40
3.08
2.20
3.34
Last 10 | In-Depth
  W/L O/U Avg ERA
KC
CHC
5-5
4-6
2-7
3-7
.237
.202
3.86
2.36
  vs R vs L Start Pen
KC
CHC
.256
.198
.169
.261
4.42
2.01
2.51
3.08
Series Game Records
KC O AW AL
Game 1
Game 2
Game 3
Game 4
12-3
9-6
6-8
1-1
7-2
7-5
3-5
0-0
5-1
2-1
3-3
1-1
CHC O AW AL
Game 1
Game 2
Game 3
Game 4
8-7
11-4
5-8
1-2
3-3
5-3
3-6
1-1
5-4
6-1
2-2
0-1
Stadium
Wrigley Field
Wind (MPH) 0-10 10-20 20+
Over/Under 1-7 5-7 0-1
Injuries
Kansas City Royals
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Kendrys Morales 1B Doub Fri - Rest - 5/29/15 Morales is taking a day of rest and will not be in the starting lineup Friday against the Cubs.
Erik Kratz C 15-day DL - Foot - 5/21/15 Kratz is on the 15-day disabled list with plantar fasciitis in his left foot. He has been sent on a rehab assignment but remains without a return timetable.
Alex Rios RF Prob Sat - Hand - 5/11/15 Rios will be activated from the 15-day disabled list in time for Saturday's game against the Cubs.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Danny Duffy SP 15-day DL - Shoulder - 5/25/15 Duffy is dealing with soreness in his shoulder and is on the 15-day disabled list.
Brian Flynn SP 60-day DL - Back - 5/16/15 Flynn has been placed on the 60-day disabled list with a torn left lat.
Tim Collins RP out for season - Elbow - 5/7/15 Collins has been transferred from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list and will miss the 2015 season after undergoing Tommy John surgery.
Kris Medlen SP Mid June - Elbow - 4/30/15 Medlen is on the 60-day disabled list while recovering from his second Tommy John surgery. He has resumed throwing and is targeting a return in June.
Chicago Cubs
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Chris Denorfia RF 15-day DL - Hamstring - 5/5/15 Denorfia has been placed on the 15-day disabled list due to a hamstring injury.
Tommy La Stella 2B 15-day DL - Ribs - 4/30/15 La Stella is on the 15-day disabled list while dealing with inflammation in the right side of his rib cage.
Mike Olt 3B 60-day DL - Forearm - 4/21/15 Olt has been transferred from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list due to a hairline fracture in his forearm.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Neil Ramirez RP 15-day DL - Shoulder - 4/30/15 Ramirez is on the 15-day disabled list while recovering from right shoulder inflammation.
Jacob Turner RP 60-day DL - Shoulder - 4/19/15 Turner is on the 60-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation.
Recent Meetings
Date Home/Away H Starter A Starter Line O/U
6/26/11 KC 6 - CHC 3 L. Hochevar R. Wells -135/9 P
6/25/11 KC 3 - CHC 2 D. Duffy C. Zambrano -114/9 U
6/24/11 KC 4 - CHC 6 B. Chen R. Dempster -107/8.5 O
2001 Season
7/17/01 CHC 7 - KC 4 J. Bere J. Suppan -155/8.5 O
7/16/01 CHC 2 - KC 4 K. Tapani D. Reichert -160/9.5 U
7/15/01 CHC 2 - KC 1 J. Lieber P. Byrd -200/9.5 U
2000 Season
7/18/00 KC 12 - CHC 4 B. Stein I. Valdez 110/10.5 O
7/17/00 KC 1 - CHC 3 C. Durbin S. Downs -110/11 U
7/16/00 KC 7 - CHC 10 D. Reichert K. Wood 110/10 O
1999 Season
7/20/99 CHC 8 - KC 7 D. Serafini D. Reichert -140/10.5 O
7/19/99 CHC 2 - KC 10 S. Trachsel J. Witasick -160/9 O
7/18/99 CHC 4 - KC 5 K. Tapani J. Suppan -135/9.5 U
Kansas City: Last 10 Games | Season
Date vs/Score Line ATS OPS Avg Starter IP Opp Starter IP
5/27/15 @ NYY 2-4 126/7.5 L/U .613 .229 C. Young 6.0 M. Pineda 6.2
5/26/15 @ NYY 1-5 -104/8.5 L/U .344 .125 J. Vargas 4.0 A. Warren 6.1
5/25/15 @ NYY 1-14 108/8.5 L/O .597 .242 J. Guthrie 1.0 N. Eovaldi 7.0
5/24/15 STL 1-6 -128/7 L/P .423 .188 Y. Ventura 7.0 M. Wacha 7.0
5/23/15 STL 3-2 -131/7 W/U .872 .286 E. Volquez 6.0 J. Lackey 5.0
5/22/15 STL 5-0 -108/7 W/U .872 .324 C. Young 6.0 L. Lynn 6.0
5/20/15 CIN 7-1 -151/7.5 W/O .730 .303 J. Guthrie 6.0 J. Marquis 3.2
5/19/15 CIN 3-0 -118/6.5 W/U .690 .281 Y. Ventura 7.0 J. Cueto 7.0
5/17/15 NYY 6-0 -117/8.5 W/U .714 .226 E. Volquez 7.0 C. Capuano 3.0
5/16/15 NYY 1-5 -119/8 L/U .389 .176 D. Duffy 5.0 C. Sabathia 7.0
Chi. Cubs: Last 10 Games | Season
Date vs/Score Line ATS OPS Avg Starter IP Opp Starter IP
5/27/15 WAS 0-3 114/6.5 L/U .523 .206 J. Lester 7.0 M. Scherzer 7.0
5/26/15 WAS 3-2 -110/10 W/U .879 .273 K. Hendricks 7.0 J. Zimmermann 7.0
5/25/15 WAS 1-2 -114/11 L/U .519 .167 T. Wada 5.1 T. Roark 5.0
5/24/15 @ ARI 3-4 -128/8.5 L/U .575 .161 J. Hammel 7.0 J. Hellickson 6.2
5/23/15 @ ARI 9-6 -128/8 W/O .678 .222 J. Arrieta 6.0 R. De La Rosa 6.0
5/22/15 @ ARI 4-5 x -116/8.5 L/O .643 .224 J. Lester 7.0 J. Collmenter 5.0
5/21/15 @ SD 3-0 -114/7 W/U .691 .206 K. Hendricks 9.0 O. Despaigne 6.0
5/20/15 @ SD 3-2 130/7 W/U .581 .167 T. Wada 4.2 T. Ross 7.0
5/19/15 @ SD 3-4 109/6.5 L/O .729 .206 J. Hammel 7.0 J. Shields 7.0
5/17/15 PIT 0-3 -137/10 L/U .506 .167 J. Arrieta 7.0 A. Burnett 7.0
Abbreviations Legend