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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
    Hits Home Runs RBI
    Over/Under 0.5 0.5 0.5
    Over Odds -220 +500 +200

    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

    Opponent Date H/AB R HR RBI K BB SB
    Guardians September 7 1-for-5 0 0 1 2 0 0
    Guardians September 6 0-for-3 0 0 0 2 1 0
    Guardians September 5 1-for-4 1 0 1 1 1 0
    Tigers September 4 1-for-4 1 0 1 1 1 0
    Tigers September 3 2-for-4 2 1 2 0 1 1

    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).

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