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
- 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”.