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Game 24/25: Cincinnati Reds vs. Kansas City Royals

Let’s play two!

World Series - New York Mets v Kansas City Royals - Game One Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images

Cincinnati Reds (9-11) vs. Kansas City Royals (9-14)

Game 1: RHP Luis Castillo (0-2, 3.91 ERA) vs. RHP Brad Keller (2-0, 0.00 ERA)

First pitch - 4:05 p.m. CDT

Season series tied 1-1

Kauffman Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri

Quick hits:

  • Salvador Perez is day-to-day with a fluid-filled particle in his left eye

  • Jesse Hahn has been reinstated from the Paternity List and designated as the 29th man for today’s doubleheader

  • Matt Harvey will start Game 2 of the doubleheader. In six career starts against the Reds, Harvey is 4-0 with a 2.63 ERA and 1.22 WHIP

  • Whit Merrifield is nine for his last 26 (.346/.379/.538) with one home run and five RBIs

  • Mike Moustakas will bat fifth as the DH for Cincinnati tonight. He played 457 career games at Kauffman Stadium as a Royal from 2011-18.

Game 1 lineup:

Game 2:

RHP Trevor Bauer (2-0, 0.93 ERA) vs RHP Matt Harvey (0-0, - -- ERA)

First pitch - 30 minutes after conclusion of Game 1