Kansas City Royals (36-62) @ Cleveland Indians (55-40)
Mike Montgomery (1-2, 5.67 ERA) vs. Shane Bieber (8-3, 3.49 ERA)
First pitch- 6:10 CT
Progressive Field, Cleveland, Ohio
- Mike Montgomery makes his Royals’ debut after being acquired from the Cubs on Monday. His pitch count is between 40-45.
- Royals have a 6-1 record since the All-Star break. That’s the best mark in the American League Central.
- Baseball America has four Royals’ prospects ranked in the Top 100. (Witt Jr.- #21, Kowar-#66, Lynch-#88, Singer-#94).
- Bieber has a 5.40 ERA in three starts against Kansas City.
- Royals are 4-5 against Cleveland this year, but 1-5 in the last six meetings.