Kansas City Royals (@1.9) vs Chicago White Sox (@1.86)

Our Prediction:

Chicago White Sox will win

Kansas City Royals – Chicago White Sox Match Prediction | 10-09-2019 20:10

In his career, Duffy is 9-6 with a 4.09 ERA and 109 strikeouts against the White Sox. Glenn Sparkman got the win to improve to 3-5 on the year, throwing a complete game shutout, giving up just five hits while striking out eight on the way to the victory. Danny Duffy will start game three and is 3-5 with a 4.64 ERA and 64 strikeouts this season. Hunter Dozier led the way, going 3 for 5 with a home run, a triple and three RBIs. Whit Merrifield also went 3 for 5 with a home run, a double and two RBIs while Billy Hamilton, Alex Gordon, Cheslor Cuthbert and Bubba Starling each contributed RBIs as well in the victory. Adalberto Mondesi went 2 for 4 while Cam Gallagher added a double to finish off KCs offense as a team in the winning effort. The Kansas City Royals will look to win the series and push for a sweep on Thursday after taking the first two games of the series.

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He left his most recent start due to a left-hand contusion, but he is expected to make his scheduled start without any issues. Over his past three outings, he is a dismal 0-2 with a 5.28 ERA and 1.70 WHIP in 15 1/3 innings. The southpaw Duffy has fared a little better than his counterpart, posting a 3-5 record, 4.64 ERA and 64 strikeouts across 77 2/3 innings.

Kansas City as a pitching staff has walked 507 batters and struck out 1,096. The Royals have a 53-91 overall record this season. They have allowed 191 home runs this season, ranking them 17th in the league. As a team, Kansas City allows 9.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. He has 155 strikeouts over his 167.2 innings pitched and he's given up 179 hits. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.8 per 9. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 5.12. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.02 and they have given up 532 base hits on the year. They have a team WHIP of 1.47 and their FIP as a unit is 4.82. The Royals pitchers collectively have given up 1,357 base hits and 722 earned runs. Starting pitcher Jakob Junis has a 9-12 record with an earned run average of 4.94 and a WHIP of 1.38 this season. He's allowed 9.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.68. Teams are hitting .272 against the bullpen and they've struck out 467 hitters and walked 227 batters.

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Teams are hitting .247 against the White Sox bullpen. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.55 and they have given up 471 base hits on the year. He also has given up 198 hits. As a team, Chicago allows 9.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. With an earned run average of 4.69, Ivan Nova has a 9-12 record and a 1.44 WHIP. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.3 per 9. He's allowing 10.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.04. They have given up 210 home runs this year, which ranks 10th in Major League Baseball. The White Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,275 base knocks and 688 earned runs this season. Chicago has a 63-80 overall mark this year. Chicago as a staff has walked 518 hitters and struck out 1,155 batters. Their relievers have struck out 455 batters and walked 233 opposing hitters. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.95. He has 98 strikeouts over the 167 innings he's pitched. Their team WHIP is 1.43 while their FIP as a staff is 4.91.

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Chicago White Sox is all set to start with Dylan Covey as their pitcher against Kansas. The 27-year-old player is holding an ERA of 6.00 and is 1-5 on the season. Covey has made eight starts for his team on the season and the righty has been experiencing issues with control. Overall he has sent 22 opponent hitters to walk in a span of 39 frames.

Welington Castillo hit the go-ahead homer in a 5-4 victory over the Royals on Monday. Castillo came up with a runner on in the eighth inning, and he hit an opposite-field homer to give the White Sox a 5-4 lead and ultimately the victory. It's a much-needed hit for Chicago and Castillo, as he has struggled mightily in the first few weeks of the season with a .107 average and .438 OPS.