Cleveland Indians (15-13) @ Kansas City Royals (16-12)
RHP Shane Bieber (3-2, 2.76 ERA) vs. RHP Brady Singer (1-3, 3.09 ERA)
First pitch — 7:10 p.m. CT
Kauffman Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri
- Despite his undefeated record against the Royals, Bieber hasn’t been as efficient at Kauffman Stadium. In three starts there, Bieber has a 4.15 ERA and has allowed four home runs in 17 1⁄3 innings.
- In his last three games, Hunter Dozier is 6-for-12 (.500) with two home runs and five RBIs.
- Brady Singer has faced the Indians twice. His 1.38 ERA is the lowest against any opponent he’s faced (min. 10 innings).
- The Chicago White Sox lost this afternoon to the Cincinnati Reds 1-0 in extra innings. With a win tonight, the Royals can reclaim sole possession of first place.
- In its last five games, Kansas City pitching has allowed 40 runs (AVG: 8 runs per game).