Kansas City Royals (11-17, fifth in the AL Central) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (9-8, second in the AL Central)
St. Louis; Monday, 8:15 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Royals: Brad Keller (3-0, .00 ERA, .91 WHIP, 15 strikeouts) Cardinals: Jack Flaherty (1-0, 3.12 ERA, 1.04 WHIP, 9 strikeouts)
LINE: Cardinals favoured by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 7 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The Kansas City Royals take on the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday.
The Cardinals went 50-31 at home in 2019. St. Louis pitchers had an ERA of 3.80 last year with a staff WHIP of 1.27.
The Royals went 28-53 away from home in 2019. Kansas City pitchers struck out 7.6 hitters per game last year with a staff ERA of 5.20.
The teams meet for the first time this year.
INJURIES: Cardinals: Miles Mikolas: (forearm), John Brebbia: (elbow), Matt Wieters: (toe).
Royals: Glenn Sparkman: (right forearm), Randy Rosario: (undisclosed), Mike Montgomery: (lat strain), Jakob Junis: (back), Foster Griffin: (forearm), Nick Heath: (left hamstring), Franchy Cordero: (right wrist), Kelvin Gutierrez: (elbow), Salvador Perez: (eye).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
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