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    Bobby Witt Jr. and the Kansas City Royals will take on Shane McClanahan and the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday at 7:10 PM.

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    Game Info, Witt Jr. Props for Royals vs Rays

    • Game Day: Friday, August 19, 2022
    • Game Time: 7:10 PM ET
    • Location: St. Petersburg, Florida
    • Stadium: Tropicana Field
    Hits Home Runs RBI
    Over/Under 0.5 0.5 0.5
    Over Odds -195 +475 +230

    Witt Jr. in 2022

    • Witt Jr. paces the Royals in runs batted in (57) and has put up a team-best batting average of .249.
    • Among all hitters in baseball, Witt Jr.’s home run total ranks 65th and his RBI tally ranks 50th.
    • In 71 of 109 games this season (65.1%) Witt Jr. has gotten a hit, and 28 of those contests (25.7%) he posted more than one hit.
    • In 14 of 109 games this season, Witt Jr. has homered (12.8%). He’s left the yard in 3.3% of his trips to the dish in 2022.

    Last Five Games

    Opponent Date H/AB R HR RBI K BB SB
    Rays August 18 0-for-4 0 0 0 1 0 0
    Twins August 17 1-for-4 0 0 0 1 0 0
    Twins August 16 1-for-3 0 0 0 1 0 1
    Twins August 15 0-for-4 0 0 0 1 0 0
    Dodgers August 14 0-for-4 0 0 0 1 0 0

    Rays Pitching in 2022

    • The Rays are sending McClanahan (11-5) to the mound to make his 23rd start of the season. He is 11-5 with a 2.28 ERA and 165 strikeouts through 134 1/3 innings pitched.
    • The 25-year-old ranks fifth in ERA (2.28), second in WHIP (.871), and fifth in K/9 (11.1) among qualifying pitchers in MLB play this season.
    • The Rays pitching staff is 13th in the league with a collective 8.7 strikeouts per nine innings.
    • The Rays rank 13th in baseball in home runs given up (124 total, 1.1 per game).

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