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    MJ Melendez and the Kansas City Royals will take on Sean Manaea and the San Diego Padres on Sunday at 2:10 PM.

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    Game Info, Melendez Props for Royals vs Padres

    • Game Day: Sunday, August 28, 2022
    • Game Time: 2:10 PM ET
    • Location: Kansas City, Missouri
    • Stadium: Kauffman Stadium
    Hits Home Runs RBI
    Over/Under 0.5 0.5 0.5
    Over Odds -240 +475 +195

    Melendez in 2022

    • Melendez has 15 doubles, two triples, 14 home runs and 50 walks while hitting .224.
    • Among hitters in MLB, Melendez ranks 82nd in homers and 114th in RBI.
    • Melendez has a hit in 56.3% of his 96 games this season, with multiple hits in 20.8% of those games (20).
    • In 13 of 96 games this season, Melendez has hit a home run (13.5%). He’s hit a round-tripper in 3.6% of his trips to the dish in 2022.

    Last Five Games

    Opponent Date H/AB R HR RBI K BB SB
    Padres August 27 0-for-4 0 0 0 3 1 0
    Padres August 26 1-for-3 0 0 1 0 1 0
    Diamondbacks August 24 1-for-4 1 0 1 2 0 0
    Diamondbacks August 23 0-for-2 0 0 1 0 1 0
    White Sox August 22 0-for-2 1 0 1 0 2 0

    Padres Pitching in 2022

    • Manaea (7-6) gets the starting nod for the Padres in his 24th start of the season. He’s put together a 4.64 ERA in 130 innings pitched, with 132 strikeouts.
    • The 30-year-old ranks 52nd in ERA (4.64), 46th in WHIP (1.292), and 14th in K/9 (9.1) among qualifying pitchers in MLB play this season.
    • The 9.0 strikeouts per nine innings compiled by the Padres pitching staff ranks fifth in the league.
    • The Padres surrender the 10th-fewest home runs in baseball (128 total, 1.0 per game).
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