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Bobby Witt Jr. and the Kansas City Royals will take on Luis Patino and the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday at 7:10 PM.
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Game Info, Witt Jr. Props for Royals vs Rays
- Game Day: Thursday, August 18, 2022
- Game Time: 7:10 PM ET
- Location: St. Petersburg, Florida
- Stadium: Tropicana Field
Witt Jr. in 2022
- Witt Jr. leads the Royals in runs batted in (57) and has racked up a team-high batting average of .251.
- In MLB action, Witt Jr. ranks 65th in homers and 48th in RBI.
- Witt Jr. has reached base with a hit 71 times this season in 108 games played (65.7%), including multiple hits on 28 occasions (25.9%).
- In 14 of 108 games this season, Witt Jr. has gone yard (13.0%). He’s hit a round-tripper in 3.4% of his trips to the plate in 2022.
Last Five Games
Rays Pitching in 2022
- Patino (0-1) gets the starting nod for the Rays in his fourth start of the season. He has a 6.75 ERA in eight innings pitched, with three strikeouts.
- In three games this season, the 22-year-old has a 6.75 ERA and 3.4 strikeouts per nine innings, while allowing a batting average of .353 to his opponents.
- The Rays pitching staff ranks 13th in the league with a collective 8.7 strikeouts per nine innings.
- Rays pitchers combine to rank 13th in baseball in home runs allowed (123 total, 1.1 per game).