Junis, Royals to face Cole, Astros
Houston; Monday, 8 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Houston and Kansas City will square off at Minute Maid Park on Monday.
The Astros are 10-3 on their home turf. Houston leads the American League in hitting with a .273 batting average, Michael Brantley leads the team with an average of .336.
The Royals are 4-12 on the road. Kansas City has slugged .430 this season. Hunter Dozier leads the team with a mark of .667. This is the first game between these teams in 2019.
LAST 10 GAMES: Astros: 5-5, .255 batting average, 3.38 ERA, outscored opponents by 18 runs
Royals: 4-6, .251 batting average, 4.32 ERA, outscored opponents by seven runs