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    The Kansas City Royals (17-40) will look for another big outing from a slugger when they match up against the Colorado Rockies (25-34) on Saturday at 4:10 PM ET at Kauffman Stadium. Edward Olivares is riding a two-game home run streak for the favored Royals (-155) in the matchup with the underdog Rockies (+133). Kansas City’s Daniel Lynch gets the start against Colorado’s Austin Gomber.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Royals vs. Rockies

    • Game Day: Saturday, June 3, 2023
    • Game Time: 4:10 PM ET
    • Location: Kansas City, Missouri
    • Stadium: Kauffman Stadium
    Royals vs Rockies Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Royals -155 9.5

    How Do I Watch the Royals vs. the Rockies?

    • TV Channel: BSKC

    Royals Stats & Trends

    Royals Batting

    • The Royals rank 21st in baseball with 58 home runs. They average one per game.
    • Kansas City ranks 24th in the majors with a .232 batting average.
    • The Royals rank last in MLB with an on-base percentage of .296.
    • Kansas City strikes out 9.1 times per game to rank 21st in the majors.
    • The Royals average 1.2 homers per home game this season (35 total at home).
    • Kansas City is averaging 3.1 extra-base hits per game while slugging .407 at home.
    • The team averages 7.9 hits per game and is batting .237 at home this season.

    Royals Key Batters

    • Vinnie Pasquantino leads Kansas City OPS (.806) this season. He has a .263 batting average, an on-base percentage of .342, and a slugging percentage of .465.
    • Among all qualified hitters in baseball, he ranks 72nd in batting average, 65th in on-base percentage, and 55th in slugging.
    • Bobby Witt Jr. is batting .228 with eight doubles, four triples, 10 home runs and 11 walks. He’s slugging .427 with an on-base percentage of .265.
    • Among all qualified hitters, he is 140th in batting average, 164th in on-base percentage and 87th in slugging percentage.
    • Salvador Perez has a team-high 56 hits to go with a slugging percentage of .517.
    • Olivares is batting .234 with a .297 OBP and 12 RBI for Kansas City this season.
    • Olivares takes a two-game hitting streak into this game. In his last five games he is hitting .294 with a double, two home runs and three RBI.

    Rockies Stats & Trends

    Rockies Batting

    • The Rockies have hit just 49 homers this season, which ranks 26th in the league.
    • Colorado ranks seventh in MLB with a .260 team batting average.
    • The Rockies have the 16th-ranked on-base percentage in MLB this season (.319).
    • Colorado ranks 18th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.6 Ks per contest.
    • They have averaged 0.7 home runs per game in their 30 road contests this season.
    • Colorado has a team slugging percentage of .354 in away games this season with 77 extra-base hits.
    • They are averaging eight base hits per game and batting .236 on the road this season.

    Rockies Key Batters

    • Charlie Blackmon is hitting .277 with 13 doubles, two triples, five home runs and 19 walks. He’s slugging .447 with an on-base percentage of .356.
    • Including all qualified hitters in the big leagues, he is 48th in batting average, 40th in on-base percentage and 70th in slugging percentage.
    • Ryan McMahon leads his team with 53 hits. He has a batting average of .260 while slugging .490 with an on-base percentage of .339.
    • Including all qualified players, he ranks 78th in batting average, 70th in on-base percentage and 38th in slugging percentage.
    • Elias Diaz has a .371 on-base percentage and a .489 slugging percentage, both team-high marks for the Rockies.
    • Jurickson Profar is hitting .232 with 12 doubles, a triple, five home runs and 23 walks.

    Royals vs. Rockies Probable Pitchers

    Daniel Lynch (KC) Pitcher Austin Gomber (COL)
    0 – 0 W/L 4 – 4
    5.1 IP 54
    3.38 ERA 7.00
    1.500 WHIP 1.556
    10.1 K/9 5.7
    5.1 BB/9 3.7

    Royals vs. Rockies Injury Updates

    • Royals: Kyle Isbel: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Brad Keller: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Josh Taylor: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Amir Garrett: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Ryan Yarbrough: 60 Day IL (Head), Kris Bubic: 60 Day IL (Flexor), Jake Brentz: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Angel Zerpa: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Diego Hernandez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Carlos Hernandez: day-to-day (Undisclosed)
    • Rockies: Kris Bryant: 10 Day IL (Heel), C.J. Cron: 10 Day IL (Back), Nick Mears: 15 Day IL (Oblique), Antonio Senzatela: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Ryan Feltner: 60 Day IL (Skull), German Márquez: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Lucas Gilbreath: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Brendan Rodgers: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Tyler Kinley: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Sean Bouchard: 60 Day IL (Biceps)

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