Blue Jays aim to end losing streak in matchup with the Royals

Updated Apr. 4, 2023 3:00 a.m. ET

Toronto Blue Jays (1-3) vs. Kansas City Royals (1-3)

Kansas City, Missouri; Tuesday, 7:40 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Blue Jays: Yusei Kikuchi (0-0); Royals: Kris Bubic (0-0)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK MLB LINE: Blue Jays -168, Royals +142; over/under is 9 1/2 runs

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BOTTOM LINE: The Toronto Blue Jays look to stop a three-game losing streak with a win against the Kansas City Royals.

Kansas City went 65-96 overall and 39-42 at home last season. The Royals averaged 8.2 hits per game last season and totaled 138 home runs.

Toronto had a 92-70 record overall and a 45-36 record on the road last season. The Blue Jays averaged 3.2 extra base hits per game, including 1.2 home runs.

INJURIES: Royals: Diego Hernandez: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Drew Waters: 10-Day IL (oblique), Daniel Lynch: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Jake Brentz: 60-Day IL (elbow), Angel Zerpa: 60-Day IL (shoulder)

Blue Jays: Mitchell White: 15-Day IL (elbow), Hyun-Jin Ryu: 15-Day IL (elbow), Chad Green: 60-Day IL (undisclosed)

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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