Kansas City opens 3-game series at Los Angeles
Anaheim, California; Friday, 10 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Los Angeles hosts Kansas City to begin a three game series.
The Angels are 11-9 on their home turf. Los Angeles ranks sixth in the MLB in hitting with a .257 batting average, Brian Goodwin leads the team with an average of .314.
The Royals are 5-14 on the road. The Kansas City pitching staff as a whole has an ERA of 5.27. Brad Keller leads the team with a 4.47 earned run average. This is the first game between these teams in 2019.
TOP PERFORMERS: Tommy La Stella leads the Angels with 11 home runs and is batting .308. Jonathan Lucroy is 9-for-25 with two doubles, four home runs and eight RBIs over the last 10 games for Los Angeles.
LAST 10 GAMES: Angels: 5-5, .306 batting average, 5.69 ERA, outscored by one run
Royals: 3-7, .243 batting average, 6.09 ERA, outscored by 26 runs
Angels Injuries: JC Ramirez: 60-day IL (elbow), Keynan Middleton: 60-day IL (elbow), Andrew Heaney: 10-day IL (elbow), Luis Garcia: 10-day IL (back), Justin Upton: 60-day IL (toe), Michael Hermosillo: 10-day IL (groin).