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    The Minnesota Twins and Byron Buxton will face Zack Greinke and the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday at 7:40 PM.

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    Game Info, Buxton Props for Twins vs Royals

    • Game Day: Tuesday, August 16, 2022
    • Game Time: 7:40 PM ET
    • Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
    • Stadium: Target Field
    Hits Home Runs RBI
    Over/Under 0.5 0.5 0.5
    Over Odds -240 +215 +110

    Buxton in 2022

    • Buxton paces the Twins with 28 home runs.
    • Buxton’s home runs rank sixth in MLB and he ranks 68th in RBI in MLB.
    • Buxton has a hit in 55.8% of his 86 games this season, with at least two hits in 24.4% of those contests (21).
    • In 27.9% of his games this season, Buxton has homered (24 of 86). During the 2022 campaign, he’s hit a round-tripper in 7.8% of his trips to the plate.

    Last Five Games

    Opponent Date H/AB R HR RBI K BB SB
    Royals August 15 2-for-4 0 0 0 2 0 0
    Angels August 14 2-for-4 1 1 2 0 0 1
    Angels August 13 0-for-5 0 0 0 3 0 1
    Angels August 12 1-for-4 0 0 0 3 1 0
    Dodgers August 9 2-for-4 1 1 2 1 0 0

    Royals Pitching in 2022

    • Greinke (4-7) gets the starting nod for the Royals in his 20th start of the season. He’s put together a 4.29 ERA in 98 2/3 innings pitched, with 57 strikeouts.
    • The 38-year-old has amassed an ERA of 4.29, with 5.2 strikeouts per nine innings, in 19 games this season. Opponents are hitting .284 against him.
    • The Royals pitching staff is 26th in MLB with a collective 7.6 strikeouts per nine innings.
    • The Royals rank 21st in baseball in home runs allowed (129 total, 1.1 per game).
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