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Game 57: Kansas City Royals vs. Texas Rangers

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Looking to make it two straight

MLB: Kansas City Royals at Texas Rangers Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

Kansas City Royals (19-37) @ Texas Rangers (27-27)

Danny Duffy (3-1, 3.12 ERA) vs. Ariel Jurado (1-2, 2.28 ERA)

First pitch- 7:05 CT

Globe Life Park in Arlington, Arlington, Texas

Quick Hits:

  • 3B Cheslor Cuthbert called up from Omaha, Chris Owings designated for assignment.

  • IF Kelvin Gutierrez was reinstated from the injured list this afternoon.

  • Hunter Dozier has the night off due to right-sided thorax tightness, Cuthbert starts in his place at third.

  • In eight starts against Texas, Duffy posts a 3.33 ERA and has struck out 36 in 48.2 innings.

  • Martín Maldonado is a career .340 hitter at Globe Life Park. It’s his highest mark among all other ballparks.

Lineup:

Lopez 4

Merrifield 9

Mondesi 6

Gordon 7

Soler DH

Cuthbert 5

O’Hearn 3

Maldonado 2

Hamilton 8

Duffy 1