Thursday Single Game Tickets: Royals vs. Yankees June 13

Two of baseball’s best hitters square off when the New York Yankees (49-21) and Kansas City Royals (39-30) play at 2:10 PM ET on Thursday, at Kauffman Stadium. Juan Soto has a .317 batting average (fifth in league) for the Yankees, and Bobby Witt Jr. ranks first at .326.

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Yankees vs. Royals Game Info and Tickets

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Probable Pitchers Stats

The probable pitchers are Nestor Cortes Jr. (3-5) for the Yankees and Alec Marsh (5-3) for the Royals.

Cortes Marsh
14 GS 11
3-5 W-L 5-3
3.68 ERA 4.05
80.2 IP 60
16 BB 17
78 SO 54

Yankees vs. Royals Players to Watch


  • Aaron Judge is slashing .306/.433/.702 with a 1.135 OPS, 25 home runs, 62 RBI and 53 runs scored for New York this season. He has recorded five steals on five attempts. Judge has posted a 23.7% strikeout rate and a 17.9% walk rate.
  • In 303 plate appearances, Soto is hitting .317/.432/.593 with a 1.026 OPS and four steals on six attempts. He has crushed 17 long balls, driven in 53 runs (4th in MLB) and scored 55 times.
  • So far this season, Anthony Volpe has totaled six dingers, 25 RBI and is slashing .276/.335/.423 with 13 steals on 16 attempts and 49 runs scored. He has a strikeout rate of 20.9% and a walk rate of 7.3% in 316 plate appearances.
  • Alex Verdugo has posted a strikeout rate of 13.8% and a walk rate of 8% while slashing .263/.319/.425 in 276 plate appearances. He has crushed eight home runs and totaled 37 RBI. Verdugo has come around to score 34 runs.

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  • Witt is slashing .326/.375/.563 for Kansas City this season with 11 home runs, 50 RBI (6th in MLB) and an OPS of .937 (7th in MLB). He has a 16.9% strikeout rate and a 7.2% walk rate in 307 plate appearances, and he has scored 58 total runs. Witt has recorded 19 steals on 26 attempts.
  • In 308 plate appearances, Maikel Garcia has recorded a .251 BA, a .301 OBP and a .371 SLG with a strikeout rate of 15.3% and a walk rate of 6.8%. He has hit five long balls, driven in 36 runs and scored 44 times. Garcia has stolen 16 bases on 16 attempts.
  • So far this season, Salvador Perez has a BA of .302, a .381 OBP and a .488 SLG with a .869 OPS. He has recorded 10 dingers and 42 RBI with 26 runs scored. Perez has posted an 8.8% walk rate and a 17.2% strikeout rate.
  • Vinnie Pasquantino is hitting .239/.315/.426 with 30 runs scored. In 267 plate appearances, he has recorded seven home runs, 44 RBI and an OPS of .741 with a strikeout rate of 13.5% and a walk rate of 9.4%.

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Yankees vs. Royals Stats

Yankees Royals
5.1 Runs Scored (PG) 4.9
1 MLB Rank (RPG) 6
3.3 Runs Allowed (PG) 4
1 MLB Rank (RAPG) 8
.256 Batting AVG .253
4 MLB Rank (BA) 7
.211 Batting AVG Against .244
1 MLB Rank (BAA) 20
104 Home Runs 69
2 MLB Rank (HR) 15
65 Home Runs Allowed 61
9 MLB Rank (HRA) 5

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