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Cleveland Guardians square off against the Kansas City Royals Wednesday

Amed Rosario, Myles Straw
Posted at 11:33 AM, Oct 05, 2022
and last updated 2022-10-05 11:33:27-04

The Cleveland Guardians host the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday.

Cleveland has a 45-35 record in home games and a 91-70 record overall. The Guardians have gone 60-4 in games when they scored at least five runs.

Kansas City has a 26-53 record on the road and a 65-95 record overall. Royals hitters have a collective .307 on-base percentage, the 10th-ranked percentage in the AL.

The teams meet Wednesday for the 19th time this season. The Guardians are ahead 11-7 in the season series.

TOP PERFORMERS: Jose Ramirez has 43 doubles, five triples, 29 home runs and 124 RBI for the Guardians. Oscar Gonzalez is 13-for-42 with two doubles, two home runs and four RBI over the past 10 games.

Bobby Witt Jr. has 31 doubles, six triples and 20 home runs for the Royals. Vinnie Pasquantino is 15-for-38 with a double, a home run and four RBI over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Guardians: 7-3, .246 batting average, 2.68 ERA, outscored opponents by seven runs

Royals: 3-7, .257 batting average, 5.38 ERA, outscored by seven runs

INJURIES: Guardians: Anthony Gose: 60-Day IL (tricep)

Royals: Taylor Clarke: 15-Day IL (oblique), Salvador Perez: day-to-day (thumb), Josh Staumont: 15-Day IL (biceps), Angel Zerpa: 60-Day IL (knee), Jake Brentz: 60-Day IL (flexor), Adalberto Mondesi: 60-Day IL (knee), Tyler Zuber: 60-Day IL (shoulder)