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MJ Melendez will hit the field for the Kansas City Royals against Joey Wentz and the Detroit Tigers on Friday. First pitch is set for 8:10 PM.
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Game Info, Melendez Props for Royals vs Tigers
- Game Day: Friday, September 9, 2022
- Game Time: 8:10 PM ET
- Location: Kansas City, Missouri
- Stadium: Kauffman Stadium
Melendez in 2022
- Melendez is hitting .223 with 16 doubles, two triples, 15 home runs and 54 walks.
- Among all hitters in MLB, Melendez’s home run total ranks 83rd and his RBI tally ranks 96th.
- In 57.7% of his games this year (60 of 104), Melendez has posted a hit, and in 21 of those games (20.2%) he’s recorded more than one hit.
- Melendez has hit a long ball in 13.5% of his games in 2022 (14 of 104), 3.5% of his trips to the plate.
Last Five Games
Tigers Pitching in 2022
- Wentz (0-1) starts for the Tigers, his third of the season.
- The Tigers pitching staff is 24th in MLB with a collective 7.6 strikeouts per nine innings.
- The Tigers rank 12th in baseball in home runs surrendered (142 total, one per game).