Kansas City Royals Starting Lineup | June 22, 2022 Royals Lineup

25-43, 5th in AL Central

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12:10 am GMT , 6/25

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The Kansas City Royals (25-42) will take on the Los Angeles Angels (33-38) on Wednesday. Los Angeles' Shohei Ohtani and Kansas City's Daniel Lynch have been named the starters for this contest. Bobby Witt Jr. has led the way for the Royals starting lineup recently, batting .293 with 3 home runs and 7 RBI over the club's last ten games.
Updated: 4 hours ago

Royals Starting Lineup

D. Lynch , (L), P
1. W. Merrifield , (R), RF
2. A. Benintendi , (L), LF
3. B. Witt Jr. , (R), SS
4. M. Melendez , (L), C
5. H. Dozier , (R), DH
6. C. Santana , (S), 1B
7. K. Isbel , (L), CF
8. E. Rivera , (R), 3B
9. N. Lopez , (L), 2B
Pos Pitcher
P Daniel Lynch D. Lynch (L)
Pos Pitcher GS Record IP Batters Faced Hits Runs ER HR Allowed BB SO K% BB% WHIP BABIP
P Daniel Lynch D. Lynch (L) 13 3-7 63.2 290 68 36 35 9 30 65 .224% .103% 1.539 .324
Pos Hitter Order G PA Hits 1B 2B 3B HR RBI Runs SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
RF Whit Merrifield W. Merrifield (R) 1 68 307 65 47 15 0 3 30 33 9 1 .232 .277 .318 .595
LF Andrew Benintendi A. Benintendi (L) 2 67 283 75 59 11 2 3 25 27 1 0 .295 .360 .390 .750
SS Bobby Witt Jr. B. Witt Jr. (R) 3 66 274 61 31 16 4 10 36 38 10 2 .240 .285 .453 .738
C M.J. Melendez M. Melendez (L) 4 43 168 34 20 7 1 6 17 15 0 1 .234 .333 .421 .754
DH Hunter Dozier H. Dozier (R) 5 61 246 59 37 13 2 7 22 30 2 3 .263 .329 .433 .762
1B Carlos Santana C. Santana (S) 6 49 199 34 22 8 0 4 18 15 0 0 .206 .342 .327 .669
CF Kyle Isbel K. Isbel (L) 7 35 99 21 16 4 1 0 8 8 2 1 .223 .253 .287 .540
3B Emmanuel Rivera E. Rivera (R) 8 43 144 27 15 5 3 4 16 14 0 0 .201 .257 .373 .630
2B Nicky Lopez N. Lopez (L) 9 65 222 44 36 8 0 0 6 22 5 0 .217 .284 .256 .540

Most Common Royals Lineups

6 Games Game
1. Whit Merrifield
2. Andrew Benintendi
3. Bobby Witt Jr.
4. Salvador Perez
5. M.J. Melendez
6. Hunter Dozier
7. Carlos Santana
8. Michael A. Taylor
9. Emmanuel Rivera
4 Games Game
1. Whit Merrifield
2. Andrew Benintendi
3. Bobby Witt Jr.
4. Salvador Perez
5. M.J. Melendez
6. Hunter Dozier
7. Carlos Santana
8. Emmanuel Rivera
9. Nicky Lopez
3 Games Game
1. Whit Merrifield
2. Andrew Benintendi
3. Bobby Witt Jr.
4. Hunter Dozier
5. M.J. Melendez
6. Carlos Santana
7. Emmanuel Rivera
8. Kyle Isbel
9. Nicky Lopez
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. Bobby Witt Jr.
4. Salvador Perez
5. M.J. Melendez
6. Hunter Dozier
7. Kyle Isbel
8. Michael A. Taylor
9. Nicky Lopez
2 Games Game
1. Whit Merrifield
2. Andrew Benintendi
3. Bobby Witt Jr.
4. Salvador Perez
5. Hunter Dozier
6. Carlos Santana
7. Michael A. Taylor
8. Emmanuel Rivera
9. Nicky Lopez

2022 Recent Royals Lineups

Game Score Starting Pitcher 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
6/22 @ LAA W 12-11 Reid Detmers R. Detmers (L), 0 IP, 0 SO, 0 ER, ND Whit Merrifield W. Merrifield Andrew Benintendi A. Benintendi Bobby Witt Jr. B. Witt Jr. Salvador Perez S. Perez M.J. Melendez M. Melendez Hunter Dozier H. Dozier Carlos Santana C. Santana Michael A. Taylor M. A. Taylor Emmanuel Rivera E. Rivera
6/21 @ LAA W 6-2 Noah Syndergaard N. Syndergaard (R), 0 IP, 0 SO, 0 ER, ND Whit Merrifield W. Merrifield Andrew Benintendi A. Benintendi Bobby Witt Jr. B. Witt Jr. Salvador Perez S. Perez M.J. Melendez M. Melendez Hunter Dozier H. Dozier Kyle Isbel K. Isbel Michael A. Taylor M. A. Taylor Nicky Lopez N. Lopez
6/19 @ OAK L 0-4 Jared Koenig J. Koenig (L), 0 IP, 0 SO, 0 ER, ND Whit Merrifield W. Merrifield Andrew Benintendi A. Benintendi Bobby Witt Jr. B. Witt Jr. Salvador Perez S. Perez Hunter Dozier H. Dozier Carlos Santana C. Santana M.J. Melendez M. Melendez Michael A. Taylor M. A. Taylor Emmanuel Rivera E. Rivera
6/18 @ OAK W 2-0 Cole Irvin C. Irvin (L), 0 IP, 0 SO, 0 ER, ND Whit Merrifield W. Merrifield Andrew Benintendi A. Benintendi Bobby Witt Jr. B. Witt Jr. Salvador Perez S. Perez Hunter Dozier H. Dozier Carlos Santana C. Santana Michael A. Taylor M. A. Taylor Emmanuel Rivera E. Rivera Nicky Lopez N. Lopez
6/18 @ OAK W 5-1 Frankie Montas F. Montas (R), 0 IP, 0 SO, 0 ER, ND Whit Merrifield W. Merrifield Andrew Benintendi A. Benintendi Bobby Witt Jr. B. Witt Jr. Salvador Perez S. Perez M.J. Melendez M. Melendez Hunter Dozier H. Dozier Kyle Isbel K. Isbel Michael A. Taylor M. A. Taylor Nicky Lopez N. Lopez

Royals vs. the Angels

Daniel Lynch vs. the Angels

  • Lynch (3-6) will take to the mound for the Royals and make his 13th start of the season.
  • The left-hander last pitched on Saturday, when he gave up one earned run and allowed four hits in 5 2/3 innings against the Oakland Athletics.
  • The 25-year-old has pitched in 12 games this season with an ERA of 5.19 and 9.2 strikeouts per nine innings, with an opponent batting average of .272.
  • He has started 12 games this season, earning a quality start (6 or more IP, 3 or fewer ER) in one of them.
  • The Angels have scored 302 runs this season, which ranks 14th in MLB. They have 564 hits, 12th in baseball, with 88 home runs (sixth in the league).

Royals vs. Shohei Ohtani

  • Ohtani will take the mound to start for the Angels, his first of the season.
  • In his 11 appearances this season, opposing hitters have a collective batting average of only .221 against him. He has a 3.28 ERA and averages 11.5 strikeouts per nine innings.

Royals Betting Trends

  • This season, the Royals have been the underdog 57 times and won 21, or 36.8%, of those games.
  • This season, Kansas City has been at least a +185 underdog on the moneyline five times, losing each of those contests.
  • The oddsmakers' moneyline implies a 35.1% chance of a victory for the Royals.
  • Games involving Kansas City have gone over the total set by oddsmakers in 33 of 67 chances this season.
  • The Royals are 29-38-0 ATS in their 67 games with a spread this season.

Royals Injury News

  • Edward Olivares: 10 Day Injury List (Quadricep)
  • Joel Payamps: 10 Day Injury List (Illness)
  • Zack Greinke: 15 Day Injury List (Elbow)
  • Matt Peacock: 40 Man Active (Illness)
  • Adalberto Mondesi: 60 Day Injury List (Knee)
  • Jake Brentz: 60 Day Injury List (Elbow)
  • Tyler Zuber: 60 Day Injury List (Shoulder)
  • Gabe Speier: Day-to-day (Illness)