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Game 23: Kansas City Royals vs. Tampa Bay Rays

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On paper, this does not look good.

MLB: Kansas City Royals at New York Yankees Wendell Cruz-USA TODAY Sports

Kansas City Royals (7-15, 5th in AL Central) @ Tampa Bay Rays (14-8, 1st in AL East)

Brad Keller (2-1, 2.64 ERA) vs. Yonny Chirinos (3-0, 3.26 ERA)

First pitch- 6:10 CT

Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg, Florida

Quick hits:

  • LHP Tim Hill recalled from Triple-A Omaha

  • Danny Duffy is with the club tonight and will make his first start of the season on Friday against the Angels according to Jeffrey Flanagan.

  • Rays come in losers of four straight including a three-game sweep against Boston

  • Ryan O’Hearn back in the lineup tonight after playing just two games in New York

  • Jorge Soler became just the fifth Royal in history to record the Platinum Sombrero (five strikeouts) yesterday per Royals Review. Salvador Perez was the last to do so in 2018 against the White Sox on August 9th.

Lineup:

Merrifield 2B

Mondesi SS

Gordon LF

Dozier DH

O’Hearn 1B

Owings 3B

Soler RF

Maldonado C

Hamilton CF

Keller P