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    MJ Melendez will hit the field for the Kansas City Royals against Zach Plesac and the Cleveland Guardians on Saturday. First pitch is at 6:10 PM.

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    Game Info, Melendez Props for Royals vs Guardians

    • Game Day: Saturday, October 1, 2022
    • Game Time: 6:10 PM ET
    • Location: Cleveland, Ohio
    • Stadium: Progressive Field
    Hits Home Runs RBI
    Over/Under 0.5 0.5 0.5
    Over Odds -185 +400 +190

    Melendez in 2022

    • Melendez is hitting .217 with 18 doubles, three triples, 18 home runs and 65 walks.
    • In baseball, Melendez ranks 75th in home runs and 96th in RBI.
    • In 56.1% of his 123 games this season, Melendez has notched a base hit (69 times). He’s also notched 24 multi-hit games in 2022 (19.5%).
    • Out of the 123 games Melendez has had a plate appearance in this season, he’s gone yard in 17 contests (13.8%), leaving the yard in 3.5% of his trips to the dish.

    Last Five Games

    Opponent Date H/AB R HR RBI K BB SB
    Guardians September 30 0-for-4 0 0 0 2 0 0
    Tigers September 29 1-for-3 0 0 0 1 1 0
    Tigers September 28 1-for-3 1 1 1 1 2 0
    Tigers September 27 0-for-4 0 0 0 1 1 0
    Mariners September 25 0-for-3 1 0 1 2 2 0

    Guardians Pitching in 2022

    • Plesac makes the start for the Guardians, his 24th of the season. He is 3-11 with a 4.39 ERA and 99 strikeouts in 127 innings pitched.
    • The 27-year-old has put up a 4.39 ERA and 7 strikeouts per nine innings across 23 games this season, while giving up a batting average of .256 to opposing hitters.
    • The pitching staff for the Guardians has a collective 8.6 K/9, which ranks 15th in the league.
    • Guardians pitchers combine to surrender 167 total home runs at a rate of 1.1 per game (to rank 14th in the league).
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