Major League Baseball
MATCHUP
Kansas City Royals at Houston Astros
Stats: Overall | Home/Away | Grass | Today's Starters | Bullpens | Starting Staffs
Records: Umpire: Paul Emmel | Last 5 | Last 10 | After Win | After Loss
Teams: Kansas City Royals | Houston Astros
Summary
8:10 PM ET W/L Units H A O/U RL W/L RL Units
Kansas City 44-29 14.49 22-13 22-16 32-33-8 43-30 19.04
Houston 45-34 8.73 26-16 19-18 37-38-4 47-32 17.43
Live Odds | All Odds
Home Away O/U
Opening line -115 105 8 -110
5Dimes.eu -112 102 8 -105
Westgate -113 103 8 -105
Wynn OFF OFF OFF
Boyd -115 100 8 -105
Covers.com -115 -105 8 -105
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)
Vincent Velasquez (R)
8-4
0-0
11-4
2-2
90.2
19.1
74
17
1.17
1.45
3.18
3.72
4.9
4.2
3.0
3.5
6-6
2-2
Last 3 W/L TW/TL IP H WHIP ERA AF AA O/U
Edinson Volquez (R)
Vincent Velasquez (R)
3-0
0-0
3-0
2-1
17.1
14.1
17
14
1.27
1.47
3.63
5.02
6.7
5.3
3.7
3.3
2-0
2-1
Bullpens | In-Depth
  Total   Available
  IP WHIP ERA IP WHIP ERA
KC 197.0 1.07 2.10 179.1 1.07 2.11
Last 3 26.2 1.09 2.36 19.2 1.02 2.29
  IP WHIP ERA IP WHIP ERA
HOU 189.2 0.95 2.70 189.2 0.95 2.70
Last 3 19.2 1.37 2.75 19.2 1.37 2.75
Umpire
  W/L O/U Runs Str % HR P
Paul Emmel 6-8 10-4 9.79 63.2 1.5 299.7
Overall Stats | In-Depth
  W/L O/U Avg ERA
KC
HOU
44-29
45-34
32-33
37-38
.268
.237
3.51
3.55
  vs R vs L Start Pen
KC
HOU
.269
.238
.266
.237
4.39
4.03
2.06
2.57
Home/Away Stats | In-Depth
  W/L O/U Avg ERA
KC
HOU
22-16
26-16
17-16
17-23
.265
.231
3.60
3.35
  vs R vs L Start Pen
KC
HOU
.263
.223
.270
.244
4.34
4.11
2.36
1.96
Last 10 | In-Depth
  W/L O/U Avg ERA
KC
HOU
6-4
5-5
5-2
4-5
.262
.237
4.60
2.95
  vs R vs L Start Pen
KC
HOU
.277
.244
.246
.226
5.81
3.12
2.80
2.34
Series Game Records
KC O AW AL
Game 1
Game 2
Game 3
Game 4
17-8
14-10
11-10
2-1
9-5
10-7
6-7
1-0
8-3
4-3
5-3
1-1
HOU O AW AL
Game 1
Game 2
Game 3
Game 4
13-12
13-11
14-9
5-2
6-8
7-5
8-4
4-2
7-4
6-6
6-5
1-0
Stadium
Minute Maid Park
Wind (MPH) 0-10 10-20 20+
Over/Under 4-5 1-3 0-0
Injuries
Kansas City Royals
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Alcides Escobar SS Prob Tues - Finger - 6/30/15 Esobar missed the last game with a right index finger injury but is expected to play Tuesday against the Astros.
Eric Hosmer 1B Ques Tues - Finger - 6/30/15 Hosmer did not play Monday against the Astros after suffering a sprained left ring finger and is questionable to return Tuesday.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Jason Vargas SP 15-day DL - Hip - 6/13/15 Vargas has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a left flexor strain.
Yordano Ventura SP 15-day DL - Hand - 6/18/15 Ventura has been placed on the 15-day disabled list due to right ulnar nerve inflammation.
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 July - 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 July.
Houston Astros
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Colby Rasmus CF Doub Tues - Infection - 6/30/15 Rasmus is dealing with a skin infection and is not expected to return Tuesday against the Royals.
Jake Marisnick CF 15-day DL - Hamstring - 6/20/15 Marisnick has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left hamstring.
Jed Lowrie SS 60-day DL - Thumb - 5/18/15 Lowrie has been transferred to the 60-day disabled list due to a ligament tear in his right thumb. He is expected to be sidelined until after the All-Star break.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Scott Feldman SP Mid July - Knee - 5/29/15 Feldman was placed on the 15-day disabled list due to a torn medial meniscus and is expected to miss up to six weeks.
Chad Qualls RP 15-day DL - Neck - 6/26/15 Qualls is dealing with a neck injury and has been placed on the 15-day disabled list.
Samuel Deduno RP 15-day DL - Back - 6/4/15 Deduno is on the 15-day disabled list with a strained lower back and will complete a rehab assignment before rejoining the team.
Brad Peacock SP 15-day DL - Abdominal - 4/17/15 Peacock has been placed on the 15-day disabled list due to a left intercostal strain.
Recent Meetings
Date Home/Away H Starter A Starter Line O/U
6/29/15 HOU 6 - KC 1 L. McCullers J. Blanton -124/7 P
2014 Season
5/28/14 KC 3 - HOU 9 D. Duffy J. Cosart -138/8.5 O
5/27/14 KC 0 - HOU 3 J. Guthrie C. McHugh -130/8.5 U
5/26/14 KC 2 - HOU 9 Y. Ventura S. Feldman -185/7.5 O
4/17/14 HOU 1 - KC 5 S. Feldman J. Shields 125/7.5 U
4/16/14 HOU 4 - KC 6 x D. Keuchel J. Guthrie 103/8.5 O
4/15/14 HOU 2 - KC 4 L. Harrell Y. Ventura 154/8.5 U
2013 Season
6/9/13 KC 2 - HOU 0 L. Mendoza L. Harrell -170/8.5 U
6/8/13 KC 7 - HOU 2 E. Santana E. Bedard -172/8.5 O
6/7/13 KC 4 - HOU 2 J. Shields J. Lyles -230/7.5 U
5/22/13 HOU 3 - KC 1 J. Lyles J. Shields 190/7.5 U
5/21/13 HOU 3 - KC 7 B. Norris W. Davis 118/9 O
5/20/13 HOU 6 - KC 5 D. Keuchel J. Guthrie 146/9 O
2012 Season
6/20/12 HOU 1 - KC 2 J. Lyles B. Chen 113/8.5 U
6/19/12 HOU 0 - KC 2 W. Rodriguez L. Hochevar -115/8 U
6/18/12 HOU 9 - KC 7 J. Happ J. Sanchez -111/8.5 O
2010 Season
6/17/10 KC 5 - HOU 2 A. Lerew B. Myers -102/9.5 U
6/16/10 KC 2 - HOU 4 B. Chen R. Oswalt 107/8.5 U
6/15/10 KC 15 - HOU 7 K. Davies F. Paulino -113/9 O
2009 Season
6/25/09 HOU 5 - KC 4 B. Moehler B. Bannister -114/9 P
Kansas City: Last 10 Games | Season
Date vs/Score Line ATS OPS Avg Starter IP Opp Starter IP
6/29/15 @ HOU 1-6 115/7 L/P .547 .161 J. Blanton 2.2 L. McCullers 7.0
6/28/15 @ OAK 5-3 130/7.5 W/O .590 .216 J. Guthrie 6.0 J. Chavez 5.2
6/27/15 @ OAK 3-2 134/7 W/U .564 .229 C. Young 6.0 S. Kazmir 7.0
6/26/15 @ OAK 5-2 117/7 W/P .875 .306 E. Volquez 7.0 J. Hahn 6.0
6/24/15 @ SEA 8-2 100/7 W/O .925 .351 D. Duffy 4.2 R. Elias 3.2
6/23/15 @ SEA 0-7 109/7 L/P .338 .156 J. Guthrie 5.0 M. Montgomery 9.0
6/22/15 @ SEA 4-1 136/6.5 W/U .706 .303 J. Blanton 6.0 F. Hernandez 6.2
6/21/15 BOS 2-13 -107/8.5 L/O .648 .257 C. Young 4.2 W. Miley 6.0
6/20/15 BOS 7-4 -117/8 W/O 1.013 .344 E. Volquez 5.1 R. Porcello 5.0
6/19/15 BOS 3-7 -103/8 L/O .806 .278 Y. Pino 5.1 E. Rodriguez 6.1
Houston: Last 10 Games | Season
Date vs/Score Line ATS OPS Avg Starter IP Opp Starter IP
6/29/15 KC 6-1 -124/7 W/P .861 .233 L. McCullers 7.0 J. Blanton 2.2
6/28/15 NYY 3-1 -101/7.5 W/U .712 .250 C. McHugh 8.0 M. Pineda 8.0
6/27/15 NYY 6-9 116/7.5 L/O .963 .270 B. Oberholtzer 1.1 M. Tanaka 5.0
6/26/15 NYY 2-3 -127/8.5 L/U .416 .156 V. Velasquez 6.1 N. Eovaldi 6.0
6/25/15 NYY 4-0 -148/7.5 W/U .746 .241 D. Keuchel 9.0 A. Warren 5.2
6/24/15 @ LAA 1-2 x -103/7.5 L/U .403 .163 L. McCullers 6.0 A. Heaney 6.0
6/23/15 @ LAA 13-3 108/7.5 W/O 1.103 .364 C. McHugh 8.0 C. Wilson 3.1
6/22/15 @ LAA 3-4 114/7.5 L/U .518 .156 B. Oberholtzer 5.2 H. Santiago 6.0
6/21/15 @ SEA 6-2 105/7.5 W/O .822 .278 V. Velasquez 3.1 J. Happ 5.0
6/20/15 @ SEA 3-6 -120/6.5 L/O .679 .229 D. Keuchel 6.0 T. Walker 6.1
Abbreviations Legend