Cleveland Indians (21-14, second in the AL Central) vs. Kansas City Royals (14-21, fifth in the AL Central)
Kansas City, Kansas; Tuesday, 8:05 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Kansas City and Cleveland will face off on Tuesday.
The Royals are 10-14 against the rest of their division. Kansas City hitters have posted a team on-base percentage of .311 this season, led by Whit Merrifield with a mark of .353.
The Indians are 13-10 against opponents from the AL Central. Cleveland has a team on-base percentage of .320, led by Carlos Santana with a mark of .386.
TOP PERFORMERS: Jorge Soler leads the Royals with eight home runs and is batting .250.
Jose Ramirez leads the Indians with 15 extra base hits and is slugging .467.
INJURIES: Royals: Glenn Sparkman: (right forearm), Randy Rosario: (undisclosed), Mike Montgomery: (lat strain), Ian Kennedy: (calf), Foster Griffin: (forearm), 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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