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The Kansas City Royals and MJ Melendez will take the field against Matt Manning and the Detroit Tigers on Sunday at 1:40 PM.
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Game Info, Melendez Props for Royals vs Tigers
- Game Day: Sunday, September 4, 2022
- Game Time: 1:40 PM ET
- Location: Detroit, Michigan
- Stadium: Comerica Park
Melendez in 2022
- Melendez has 15 doubles, two triples, 15 home runs and 51 walks while batting .224.
- Among hitters in baseball, Melendez ranks 78th in homers and 109th in RBI.
- In 57.0% of his 100 games this season, Melendez has recorded a base hit (57 times). He’s also put up 21 multi-hit games in 2022 (21.0%).
- Melendez has hit a long ball in 14.0% of his games this season (100 contests), going deep in 3.6% of his trips to the dish.
Last Five Games
|White Sox||September 1||1-for-5||0||0||1||2||0||0|
|White Sox||August 31||0-for-4||0||0||0||1||0||0|
Tigers Pitching in 2022
- Manning (1-2) takes the mound for the Tigers in his ninth start of the season. He’s put together a 3.79 ERA in 40 1/3 innings pitched, with 32 strikeouts.
- In eight games this season, the 24-year-old has a 3.79 ERA and 7.1 strikeouts per nine innings, while giving up a batting average of .260 to opposing hitters.
- The pitching staff for the Tigers has a collective 7.5 K/9, the fourth-worst in MLB.
- Tigers pitchers combine to allow the eighth-fewest home runs in baseball (133 total, 1.0 per game).