Tuesday, 18 September, 2018

Royals fall to Angels 5-4 in second game of series

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The Kansas City Royals are trying to avoid losing their fourth in a row they play host to the Los Angeles Angels at Ewing M. Kauffman Stadium.

Angels hitters have slashed.290/.350/.481 on their way to 6.6 runs scored per game this season, including 7.1 runs per game over the team's last 10 games and 7.8 per game over the team's last five contests (5-0 SU).

Royals games have a 3-7 over/under record so far in 2018.

The Royals are 3-8 SU and 5-5 ATS. The Kansas City Royals are having problems scoring, last in the American League with 32 runs. He earned the win in his second start and has two no decisions in his other two.

The Royals had walked Ohtani intentionally in the sixth with first base open and Simmons on second.

It was the seventh hit allowed by Gray, who also threw three wild pitches and hit a batter.

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Brighton were beaten at Everton and at home to Leicester before being held by Huddersfield in a 1-1 draw last week. I don't really buy into it, but I read stuff on Twitter and think "half of you lot don't even watch me play".


The 2016 AL Cy Young Award victor struck out six and walked none in his third straight win to begin the year. He already has two of their three wins and if he wins on Saturday, he may have three of their four wins. "Hopefully he can swing the bat and become a good player someday, but I can't be doing this all the time or I'll run out of bats". He has multiple walks in his first two starts but allowed one or zero walks in 18 of his 32 starts a year ago, including 11 after the All-Star break. Not only that, he's allowing very few hits.

Lucas Giolito (0-2) pitched 6 1/3 innings for the White Sox, giving up four runs, three earned, and five hits with five walks. He followed that up with another seven innings performance, this time allowing just one hit to the Seattle Mariners in a 10-1 win. The team has slashed.271/.337/.382 over its last five matchups and is 1-4 SU during that span.

4-0 in their last 4 road games vs. a right-handed starter.

The Royals have dropped five of Hammel's last six starts and six straight when Hammels faces off with an AL West opponent.

I gave you the Angels on Thursday and I think I'll be taking them in each game of this series.

"The outfielders were playing in, so I knew once it got past them", Ohtani said.

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