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Game 53: Kansas City Royals vs. Chicago White Sox (suspended)

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Bad Blood.

MLB: New York Yankees at Kansas City Royals Peter G. Aiken

Kansas City Royals (18-34) @ Chicago White Sox (23-29)

Homer Bailey (4-5, 6.13 ERA) vs. Iván Nova (3-4, 6.96 ERA)

First pitch- 1:10 CT

Guaranteed Rate Field, Chicago, Illinois

Quick Hits:

  • In four starts against the Royals, Nova posts a 5.57 ERA and has surrendered four home runs in 21 innings.

  • Bailey has never faced the White Sox

  • Tim Anderson out of the lineup for the third straight game with a wrist injury per Bruce Levine of 670thescore and WSCR-AM

  • 2019 series tied 3-3

  • Nicky Lopez leads off for the fourth straight game

Lineup:

Nicky Lopez 2B

Whit Merrifield RF

Adalberto Mondesi SS

Alex Gordon LF

Hunter Dozier 3B

Jorge Soler DH

Ryan O’Hearn 1B

Martín Maldonado C

Billy Hamilton CF

Homer Bailey P

May 28 update: