Chicago White Sox (25-15, first in the AL Central) vs. Kansas City Royals (14-26, fifth in the AL Central)
Kansas City, Kansas; Sunday, 2:05 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Chicago: Dallas Keuchel (5-2, 2.42 ERA) Kansas City: Matt Harvey (0-2, 14.09 ERA)
LINE: White Sox 0; over/under is 9 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: Kansas City heads into the matchup fresh off a strong showing by Kris Bubic. Bubic went seven innings, giving up two runs on four hits with four strikeouts against Chicago.
The Royals are 10-19 against AL Central teams. Kansas City has slugged .396 this season. Ryan McBroom leads the team with a mark of .536.
The White Sox have gone 18-10 against division opponents. Chicago's team on-base percentage of .328 is third in the American League. Tim Anderson leads the club with an OBP of .400.
TOP PERFORMERS: Whit Merrifield is second on the Royals with seven home runs and has 23 RBIs.
Jose Abreu leads the White Sox with 13 home runs and has 40 RBIs.
INJURIES: Royals: Glenn Sparkman: (right forearm), Mike Montgomery: (lat strain), Ian Kennedy: (calf), Jakob Junis: (bicep), Foster Griffin: (forearm), Jorge Soler: (oblique), Franchy Cordero: (right wrist), Kelvin Gutierrez: (elbow), Salvador Perez: (eye).
White Sox: Carlos Rodon: (left shoulder), Jimmy Lambert: (forearm), Gio Gonzalez: (right groin), Jace Fry: (back), Aaron Bummer: (left biceps), Leury Garcia: (thumb).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
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