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Game 149: Houston Astros vs. Kansas City Royals

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MLB: Oakland Athletics at Houston Astros Erik Williams-USA TODAY Sports

Houston Astros (96-53) @ Kansas City Royals (55-93)

Zack Greinke (15-5, 2.99 ERA) vs. Mike Montgomery (3-8, 4.77)

First pitch - 6:15 P.M. CT

Kauffman Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri

Quick Hits:

  • Greinke is winless in four starts against the Royals. It’s the only team he hasn’t beaten per Cody Tapp.

  • In his last seven games, Alex Gordon is hitting .320 with four RBIs (8-25).

  • Montgomery has allowed two runs or less in five of his last seven starts.

  • Wilmington will play a deciding game five in the Carolina League Championship tonight at 5:00 P.M. CT. Rito Lugo is on the bump for the Blue Rocks

  • Houston leads 3-1 in the 2019 series with Kansas City

Lineup:

Merrifield CF

Mondesi SS

Soler DH

Dozier 3B

Gordon LF

McBroom RF

O’Hearn 1B

Viloria C

Lopez 2B

Montgomery P