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Game 95: Chicago White Sox vs. Kansas City Royals

We meet again.

Chicago White Sox v Kansas City Royals Photo by Kyle Rivas/Getty Images

Chicago White Sox (42-47) @ Kansas City Royals (32-62)

Lucas Giolito (11-3, 3.15 ERA) vs. Jakob Junis (4-8, 5.33 ERA)

First pitch- 7:15 CT

Kauffman Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri

Quick hits:

  • Scott Barlow re-called from Triple-A Omaha to fill in the 25-man spot left by Homer Bailey.

  • Kevin Merrell, acquired by the Royals Sunday afternoon in exchange for Bailey, was slated as the #14 prospect in the Royals’ organization.

  • Carlos Hernandez, the Royals’ #10 prospect, struck out nine in 4.1 innings during his rehab start in Burlington. He managed to touch 100 mph.

  • Bubba Starling gets the night off, Billy Hamilton starts in center.

  • According to MLB Trade Rumors, the Royals are reportedly asking for three major league ready players for Whit Merrifield. Mentioned that the Chicago Cubs are an “ideal fit”.


Merrifield RF

Mondesi SS

Gordon LF

Dozier 3B

Soler DH

Cuthbert 1B

Lopez 2B

Maldonado C

Hamilton CF

Junis P