Cleveland Indians (21-13, second in the AL Central) vs. Kansas City Royals (13-21, fifth in the AL Central)
Kansas City, Kansas; Monday, 8:05 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Cleveland: Shane Bieber (6-0, 1.35 ERA) Kansas City: Brad Keller (3-1, 2.08 ERA)
LINE: Indians 0; over/under is 7 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: Kansas City and Cleveland will play on Monday.
The Royals are 9-14 against AL Central teams. Kansas City has a collective batting average of .246 this season, led by Salvador Perez with an average of .307.
The Indians are 13-9 against the rest of their division. The Cleveland offence has compiled a .221 batting average as a team this season, Franmil Reyes leads the team with a mark of .289.
TOP PERFORMERS: Maikel Franco leads the Royals with 17 extra base hits and is batting .246.
Francisco Lindor leads the Indians with 37 hits and has 15 RBIs.
INJURIES: Royals: Glenn Sparkman: (right forearm), Randy Rosario: (undisclosed), Mike Montgomery: (lat strain), Ian Kennedy: (calf), Foster Griffin: (forearm), Nick Heath: (left hamstring), Franchy Cordero: (right wrist), Kelvin Gutierrez: (elbow), Salvador Perez: (eye).
Indians: None listed.
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
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