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    The Kansas City Royals (3-7) visit the Texas Rangers (5-4) on Monday at 8:05 PM ET. The Royals are moneyline underdogs (+144) against the favored Rangers (-170). Andrew Heaney starts for Texas while Kansas City will counter with Zack Greinke.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Rangers vs. Royals

    • Game Day: Monday, April 10, 2023
    • Game Time: 8:05 PM ET
    • Location: Arlington, Texas
    • Stadium: Globe Life Field
    Rangers vs Royals Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Rangers -170 9

    How Do I Watch the Rangers vs. the Royals?

    • TV Channel: BSSW

    Rangers Stats & Trends

    Rangers Batting

    • The Rangers are 21st in baseball with nine home runs. They average 1.0 per game.
    • Texas has the 19th-ranked batting average in the majors (.242).
    • The Rangers’ .306 on-base percentage ranks 25th in baseball.
    • Texas’ 8.6 strikeouts per game rank 12th in the majors.
    • The Rangers average 1.5 homers per game when playing at home this season (nine total in home outings).
    • Texas is averaging 2.7 extra-base hits per game while slugging .439 in home contests.
    • The team averages 8.7 hits per game and is batting .265 at home this season.

    Rangers Key Batters

    • Nate Lowe has an OPS of .721, fueled by an OBP of .300 and a team-best slugging percentage of .421 this season.
    • Among qualifying batters in baseball, Lowe’s batting average ranks 92nd, his on-base percentage ranks 134th, and he is 110th in slugging.
    • Lowe will look for his sixth straight game with a hit in this contest. During his last five outings he is hitting .286 with two doubles, a home run, a walk and four RBI.
    • Josh Jung has eight hits, which ranks first among Texas batters this season. He’s batting .229 with three extra-base hits.
    • Among qualifiers, Jung ranks 135th in batting average, 155th in on-base percentage and 100th in slugging percentage.
    • Marcus Semien has nine hits this season and has a slash line of .231/.244/.359.
    • Semien heads into this game with two games in a row with at least one hit. During his last five outings he is hitting .190 with two doubles, a walk and three RBI.
    • Corey Seager has nine hits this season and a team-best OBP of .390.
    • Seager has safely hit in three straight games. During his last five outings he is batting .278 with three doubles, four walks and an RBI.

    Royals Stats & Trends

    Royals Batting

    • The Royals’ 10 home runs rank 14th in Major League Baseball.
    • Kansas City ranks last in MLB with a team batting average of just .184.
    • The Royals have an on-base percentage of .255 this season, which ranks last in the league.
    • Kansas City ranks 22nd in strikeouts per game (8.9) among MLB offenses.
    • They’ve hit five homers, an average of 1.7 per game, in three road contests this season.
    • In three road games this season, it is slugging .414 with nine hits going for extra bases.
    • In three road games this season, they have a batting average of .222 while averaging 7.3 base hits per contest.

    Royals Key Batters

    • Salvador Perez has accumulated nine hits with a .500 slugging percentage, both team-best stats for the Royals.
    • Perez is 91st in batting average, 128th in on-base percentage and 59th in slugging percentage among all qualified hitters in MLB.
    • Perez hopes to build on a five-game hitting streak in this matchup. In his last five games he is batting .263 with two home runs and five RBI.
    • Vinnie Pasquantino leads his team with a .361 OBP.
    • Pasquantino’s batting average is 97th among all qualified players, his on-base percentage is 83rd, and he is 84th in slugging.
    • Bobby Witt Jr. has two home runs and three walks while hitting .143.
    • Nicky Lopez is hitting .188 with a double, a triple and three walks.

    Rangers vs. Royals Probable Pitchers

    Andrew Heaney (TEX) Pitcher Zack Greinke (KC)
    0 – 1 W/L 0 – 2
    2.2 IP 11.1
    23.63 ERA 2.38
    3.375 WHIP 1.324
    6.7 K/9 6.4
    6.7 BB/9 1.6

    Rangers vs. Royals Injury Updates

    • Rangers: Leody Taveras: 10 Day IL (Oblique), Spencer Howard: 15 Day IL (Lat), Josh Sborz: 15 Day IL (Ankle), Brett Martin: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Jake Odorizzi: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Glenn Otto: 60 Day IL (Lat)
    • Royals: Drew Waters: 10 Day IL (Oblique), Daniel Lynch: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Jake Brentz: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Angel Zerpa: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Diego Hernandez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder)
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