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    The Texas Rangers (6-4) and the Kansas City Royals (3-8) meet on Tuesday at 8:05 PM ET. The Rangers are favored (-278) against the underdog Royals (+228). Jacob deGrom starts for Texas while Kansas City will counter with Jordan Lyles.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Rangers vs. Royals

    • Game Day: Tuesday, April 11, 2023
    • Game Time: 8:05 PM ET
    • Location: Arlington, Texas
    • Stadium: Globe Life Field
    Rangers vs Royals Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Rangers -278 8

    How Do I Watch the Rangers vs. the Royals?

    • TV Channel: BSSW

    Rangers Stats & Trends

    Rangers Batting

    • The Rangers rank 10th-best in MLB action with 12 total home runs.
    • Texas is 15th in MLB with a .249 batting average.
    • The Rangers rank 23rd in MLB with a .316 on-base percentage.
    • Texas’ batters strike out 8.3 times per game, the 10th-lowest average in baseball.
    • The Rangers average 1.7 homers per game when playing at home this season (12 total in home contests).
    • Texas has a .472 slugging percentage and is averaging 3.1 extra-base hits per game at home.
    • The team is batting .273 with 63 hits (9.0 per game) at home this season.

    Rangers Key Batters

    • Corey Seager leads Texas with 12 hits and an OBP of .435, plus a team-best slugging percentage of .486.
    • Among all qualified hitters in MLB, Seager’s batting average ranks 37th, his on-base percentage ranks 23rd, and he is 66th in slugging.
    • Seager hopes to build on a four-game hitting streak in this matchup. During his last five outings he is batting .389 with three doubles, a home run, five walks and three RBI.
    • Nate Lowe has four doubles, a home run and three walks while hitting .268.
    • Among all qualifying hitters, Lowe is 92nd in batting average, 119th in on-base percentage and 90th in slugging percentage.
    • Lowe takes a six-game streak with at least one hit into this one. In his last 10 games he is hitting .268 with four doubles, a home run, three walks and eight RBI.
    • Adolis Garcia has collected nine base hits, an OBP of .279 and a slugging percentage of .400 this season.
    • Marcus Semien has one home run, six RBI and a batting average of .209 this season.

    Royals Stats & Trends

    Royals Batting

    • The Royals rank 14th in Major League Baseball with 11 home runs.
    • Kansas City has a team batting average of just .179 this season, which ranks last among MLB teams.
    • The Royals have an on-base percentage of .248 this season, which ranks last in the league.
    • Kansas City ranks just 26th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 9.3 whiffs per contest.
    • They’ve hit six homers, an average of 1.5 per game, in four road contests this season.
    • Kansas City is slugging .366 in four road games this season.
    • In four road games this season, they have a batting average of .198 while averaging 6.5 base hits per contest.

    Royals Key Batters

    • Salvador Perez has a slugging percentage of .447 and has nine hits, both team-high numbers for the Royals.
    • Perez is 117th in batting average, 148th in on-base percentage and 86th in slugging percentage among all qualifying batters in the majors.
    • Vinnie Pasquantino leads his team with a .350 on-base percentage.
    • Pasquantino is currently 119th in batting average, 96th in on-base percentage and 105th in slugging percentage among all qualifying hitters.
    • Bobby Witt Jr. is hitting .158 with two home runs and four walks.
    • Nicky Lopez has a double, a triple and three walks while hitting .150.

    Rangers vs. Royals Probable Pitchers

    Jacob deGrom (TEX) Pitcher Jordan Lyles (KC)
    1 – 0 W/L 0 – 2
    9.2 IP 11
    5.59 ERA 4.91
    1.034 WHIP 1.364
    16.8 K/9 9.0
    1.9 BB/9 1.6

    Rangers vs. Royals Injury Updates

    • Rangers: Mitch Garver: 10 Day IL (Knee), Leody Taveras: 10 Day IL (Oblique), Josh Sborz: 15 Day IL (Ankle), Spencer Howard: 60 Day IL (Lat), 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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