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Bobby Witt Jr. will hit the field for the Kansas City Royals against Joe Musgrove and the San Diego Padres on Friday. First pitch is at 8:10 PM.
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Game Info, Witt Jr. Props for Royals vs Padres
- Game Day: Friday, August 26, 2022
- Game Time: 8:10 PM ET
- Location: Kansas City, Missouri
- Stadium: Kauffman Stadium
Witt Jr. in 2022
- Witt Jr. paces the Royals with 18 home runs and 64 runs batted in, while putting up a team-best batting average of .252.
- Among hitters in MLB play, Witt Jr. ranks 43rd in home runs and 34th in RBI.
- Witt Jr. has tallied a hit 77 times this season in 115 games played (67.0%), including 29 multi-hit games (25.2%).
- Out of the 115 games Witt Jr. has played in this season, he’s hit a long ball in 17 contests (14.8%), homering in 3.8% of his trips to home plate.
Last Five Games
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Padres Pitching in 2022
- Musgrove makes the start for the Padres, his 23rd of the season. He is 8-6 with a 2.91 ERA and 136 strikeouts in 139 innings pitched.
- The 29-year-old ranks 17th in ERA (2.91), 13th in WHIP (1.014), and 20th in K/9 (8.8) among qualifying pitchers in MLB action this season.
- The nine strikeouts per nine innings put together by the Padres pitching staff ranks fifth in the league.
- Padres pitchers combine to allow the 10th-fewest home runs in baseball (127 total, one per game).