Houston Astros (95-53) @ Kansas City Royals (55-92)
Gerrit Cole (16-5, 2.73 ERA) vs. Danny Duffy (6-6, 4.71 ERA)
First pitch - 7:15 P.M. CT
Kauffman Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri
- Royals last faced Cole on May 6th. He allowed four runs on seven hits in 6 1⁄3 innings. Both Adalberto Mondesi and Jorge Soler homered.
- Duffy faced Houston on May 7th. He allowed two runs on six hits and three walks over the course of 6 2⁄3 innings. He picked up the win on that night as well.
- Kansas City has won four consecutive series (Baltimore, Detroit, Miami, Chicago White Sox).
- Down on the farm, #21 Royals’ prospect Austin Cox will toe the slab for Wilmington in game four of the Carolina League Championship. Blue Rocks are down 1-2 in the series.