Junis expected to start as Royals host the Rays
Kansas City, Kansas; Wednesday, 1:15 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: The Kansas City Royals and Tampa Bay Rays will square off in a doubleheader Wednesday.
The Royals are 6-10 in home games. The Kansas City pitching staff as a whole has an ERA of 5.39. Brad Keller leads the team with a 4.07 ERA.
The Rays are 10-2 in road games. Tampa Bay has a collective on-base percentage of .336, good for fourth in the American League. Tommy Pham leads the club with a mark of .416. The Rays won the last meeting 8-5. Yonny Chirinos secured his fourth victory and Ji-Man Choi went 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs for Tampa Bay. Keller registered his third loss for Kansas City.
TOP PERFORMERS: Adalberto Mondesi leads the Royals with 24 RBIs and is batting .287. Hunter Dozier is 15-for-33 with two doubles, two triples, three home runs and nine RBIs over the last 10 games for Kansas City.
LAST 10 GAMES: Royals: 2-8, .234 batting average, 5.94 ERA, outscored by 16 runs
Rays: 5-5, .233 batting average, 4.02 ERA