Kansas City Royals Starting Lineup | May 17, 2022 Royals Lineup

12-21, 5th in AL Central

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6:10 pm GMT , 5/17

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The Kansas City Royals (12-21) will take on the Chicago White Sox (17-17) on Tuesday. Chicago's Dylan Cease and Kansas City's Jonathan Heasley have been named the starters for this contest. Whit Merrifield has led the way for the Royals starting lineup recently, batting .293 with 2 home runs and 10 RBI over the club's last ten games.
Updated: 16 minutes ago

Royals Starting Lineup

B. Singer , (R), P
1. W. Merrifield , (R), RF
2. A. Benintendi , (L), LF
3. S. Perez , (R), C
4. R. O'Hearn , (L), 1B
5. H. Dozier , (R), 3B
6. B. Witt Jr. , (R), 3B
7. M. Melendez , (L), C
8. M. A. Taylor , (R), CF
9. N. Lopez , (L), 2B
Pos Pitcher
P Brady Singer B. Singer (R)
Pos Pitcher Rating GS Record IP Batters Faced Hits Runs ER HR Allowed BB SO K% BB% WHIP BABIP
P Brady Singer B. Singer (R)
80
0 0-0 5.2 26 7 4 4 1 1 6 .231% .038% 1.412 .353
Pos Hitter Rating Order G PA Hits 1B 2B 3B HR RBI Runs SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
RF Whit Merrifield W. Merrifield (R)
78
1 33 145 26 20 4 0 2 15 14 5 0 .194 .228 .269 .497
LF Andrew Benintendi A. Benintendi (L)
81
2 33 132 37 31 2 2 2 16 12 0 0 .314 .371 .415 .786
C Salvador Perez S. Perez (R)
88
3 33 139 27 13 8 0 6 16 13 0 0 .203 .237 .398 .635
1B Ryan O'Hearn R. O'Hearn (L)
72
4 17 35 6 5 0 0 1 5 2 0 0 .194 .257 .290 .547
3B Hunter Dozier H. Dozier (R)
75
5 31 121 32 20 7 2 3 8 14 1 2 .281 .322 .456 .778
3B Bobby Witt Jr. B. Witt Jr. (R)
67
6 32 130 26 15 6 2 3 14 15 5 2 .211 .254 .366 .620
C M.J. Melendez M. Melendez (L)
67
7 9 27 5 4 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 .217 .333 .261 .594
CF Michael A. Taylor M. A. Taylor (R)
74
8 31 112 22 18 1 1 2 11 14 0 0 .229 .330 .323 .653
2B Nicky Lopez N. Lopez (L)
83
9 33 114 19 16 3 0 0 3 11 1 0 .188 .281 .218 .499

Most Common Royals Lineups

3 Games Game
1. Edward Olivares
2. Whit Merrifield
3. Andrew Benintendi
4. Salvador Perez
5. Carlos Santana
6. Hunter Dozier
7. Bobby Witt Jr.
8. Michael A. Taylor
9. Nicky Lopez
2 Games Game
1. Whit Merrifield
2. Andrew Benintendi
3. Salvador Perez
4. Ryan O'Hearn
5. Hunter Dozier
6. Bobby Witt Jr.
7. M.J. Melendez
8. Michael A. Taylor
9. Nicky Lopez
2 Games Game
1. Edward Olivares
2. Andrew Benintendi
3. Salvador Perez
4. Ryan O'Hearn
5. Whit Merrifield
6. Bobby Witt Jr.
7. M.J. Melendez
8. Michael A. Taylor
9. Nicky Lopez
2 Games Game
1. Whit Merrifield
2. Nicky Lopez
3. Bobby Witt Jr.
4. Salvador Perez
5. Andrew Benintendi
6. Hunter Dozier
7. Adalberto Mondesi
8. Michael A. Taylor
9. Cam Gallagher
10 Games Game
1. Whit Merrifield
2. Andrew Benintendi
3. Salvador Perez
4. Carlos Santana
5. Hunter Dozier
6. Bobby Witt Jr.
7. Adalberto Mondesi
8. Michael A. Taylor
9. Nicky Lopez
1 Game Game
1. Whit Merrifield
2. Andrew Benintendi
3. Salvador Perez
4. Carlos Santana
5. Hunter Dozier
6. Bobby Witt Jr.
7. Michael A. Taylor
8. Emmanuel Rivera
9. Kyle Isbel

2022 Recent Royals Lineups

Game Score Starting Pitcher 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
5/17 vs CHW L 3-5 Brad Keller B. Keller (R), 0 IP, 0 SO, 0 ER, ND Whit Merrifield W. Merrifield Andrew Benintendi A. Benintendi Salvador Perez S. Perez Carlos Santana C. Santana Hunter Dozier H. Dozier Bobby Witt Jr. B. Witt Jr. Michael A. Taylor M. A. Taylor Emmanuel Rivera E. Rivera Kyle Isbel K. Isbel
5/15 @ COL W 8-7 Austin Gomber A. Gomber (L), 0 IP, 0 SO, 0 ER, ND Whit Merrifield W. Merrifield Michael A. Taylor M. A. Taylor Salvador Perez S. Perez Carlos Santana C. Santana Hunter Dozier H. Dozier Bobby Witt Jr. B. Witt Jr. M.J. Melendez M. Melendez Emmanuel Rivera E. Rivera Nicky Lopez N. Lopez
5/15 @ COL L 4-10 German Marquez G. Marquez (R), 0 IP, 0 SO, 0 ER, ND Whit Merrifield W. Merrifield Andrew Benintendi A. Benintendi Salvador Perez S. Perez Ryan O'Hearn R. O'Hearn Hunter Dozier H. Dozier Bobby Witt Jr. B. Witt Jr. M.J. Melendez M. Melendez Michael A. Taylor M. A. Taylor Nicky Lopez N. Lopez
5/14 @ COL W 14-10 Kyle Freeland K. Freeland (L), 0 IP, 0 SO, 0 ER, ND Whit Merrifield W. Merrifield Andrew Benintendi A. Benintendi Salvador Perez S. Perez Carlos Santana C. Santana Hunter Dozier H. Dozier Bobby Witt Jr. B. Witt Jr. Emmanuel Rivera E. Rivera Michael A. Taylor M. A. Taylor Nicky Lopez N. Lopez
5/13 @ TEX L 1-3 Taylor Hearn T. Hearn (L), 0 IP, 0 SO, 0 ER, ND Whit Merrifield W. Merrifield Andrew Benintendi A. Benintendi Salvador Perez S. Perez Hunter Dozier H. Dozier Bobby Witt Jr. B. Witt Jr. Emmanuel Rivera E. Rivera Michael A. Taylor M. A. Taylor Nicky Lopez N. Lopez Sebastian Rivero S. Rivero

Royals vs. the White Sox

Jonathan Heasley vs. the White Sox

  • Jon Heasley will get the start for the Royals, his second of the season.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Friday against the Texas Rangers, throwing 3 2/3 innings and giving up one earned run.
  • He has pitched in one games this season with an ERA of 2.70 and 2.7 strikeouts per nine innings.
  • The White Sox rank 26th in MLB with 121 runs scored this season. They have a .226 batting average this campaign with 32 home runs (16th in the league).

Royals vs. Dylan Cease

  • Cease gets the start for the White Sox, his eighth of the season. He is 3-1 with a 3.55 ERA and 58 strikeouts in 38 innings pitched.
  • The right-hander's most recent appearance was on Friday against the New York Yankees, when he went 4 2/3 innings, surrendering six earned runs while allowing six hits.
  • In seven games this season, the 26-year-old has put up an ERA of 3.55, with 13.7 strikeouts per nine innings.

Royals Betting Trends

  • The Royals have entered the game as underdogs 27 times this season and won nine, or 33.3%, of those games.
  • Kansas City has a record of 8-16 in games where bookmakers have them as underogs of at least -101 on the moneyline.
  • Bookmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Royals have a 50.2% chance to win.
  • Kansas City's games have gone over the total in 16 of their 33 chances.
  • The Royals have an ATS record of 15-18-0 in 33 games with a spread this season.

Royals Injury News

  • Edward Olivares: 10 Day Injury List (Quadricep)
  • Cam Gallagher: 10 Day Injury List (Hamstring)
  • Adalberto Mondesi: 10 Day Injury List (Knee)
  • Jake Brentz: 10 Day Injury List (Elbow)
  • Tyler Zuber: 60 Day Injury List (Shoulder)