Kansas City (1st - AL Central) at Texas (5th - AL West)

Matchup Details
Fri, Aug 22 - Globe Life Park in Arlington
First Pitch - 8:05 PM ET
W/LUnitsHomeAwayO/URL W/LRL Units
Kansas City 70-567.2933-2837-2858-6373-5325.54
Texas 49-77-29.3623-3826-3957-6152-74-33.33
CONSENSUS ANALYSIS
A LOOK BACK
 
INJURY REPORT
Kansas City
PPlayerStatusNotesW/LO/U
CS. Perez
Ques Fri
Knee
08/21/14
Perez was scratched from Wednesday's game due to a knee injury and is questionable to play Friday against the Rangers.0-0
$+0
0-0
RPS. Downs
15-day DL
Neck
08/12/14
Downs has been placed on the 15-day disabled list due to a sprained neck.6-3
$+273
6-3
1BE. Hosmer
Late Aug
Hand
08/02/14
Hosmer has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a stress fracture in his right hand and is expected to miss three-to-four weeks.15-4
$+1226
9-10
RPL. Hochevar
out for season
Elbow
06/02/14
Hochevar underwent Tommy John surgery to repair a sprained ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow and will miss the 2014 season.70-56
$+729
58-63
Texas
PPlayerStatusNotesW/LO/U
SPM. Perez
out for season
Elbow
05/21/14
Perez has been diagnosed with a partial tear of the UCL in his left elbow and will require season-ending Tommy John surgery.30-59
$-3008
38-46
SPY. Darvish
15-day DL
Elbow
08/13/14
Darvish has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with right elbow inflammation.2-5
$-243
2-4
RFJ. Smolinski
15-day DL
Foot
08/06/14
Smolinski has been placed on the 15-day disabled list due to a cracked bone in his left foot.9-18
$-724
7-18
SPT. Scheppers
15-day DL
Elbow
06/12/14
Scheppers in on the 15-day disabled list with right elbow inflammation. He will be shut down for at least six weeks and there is no timetable for his return.18-43
$-2491
23-35
RFE. Beltre
60-day DL
Leg
08/19/14
Beltre is on the 60-day disabled list due to a fractured tibia. He suffered a setback during his rehab assignment and there is no timetable for his return.49-77
$-2936
57-61
3BK. Kouzmanoff
60-day DL
Back
08/14/14
Kouzmanoff has been transferred from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list as he recovers from back surgery.36-69
$-3362
47-51
RPP. Figueroa
out for season
Elbow
08/05/14
Figueroa is on the 60-day disabled list after undergoing Tommy John surgery. He will miss the remainder of the season.35-69
$-3515
47-50
RPA. Ogando
60-day DL
Elbow
08/03/14
Ogando has been transferred from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list with right elbow inflammation.20-48
$-2888
29-36
1BM. Moreland
out for season
Ankle
07/24/14
Moreland has been transferred from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list while he recovers from reconstructive surgery to repair a ligament and realign a bone in his left ankle. He will miss the remainder of the season.18-46
$-2875
25-36
SPD. Holland
Late Aug
Knee
07/13/14
Holland underwent arthroscopic surgery to repair torn cartilage in his left knee and is on the 60-day disabled list. He will complete a rehab assignment before rejoining the team near the end of August.49-77
$-2936
57-61
SPM. Harrison
60-day DL
Back
06/10/14
Harrison has a displaced vertebra in his back as well as nerve irritation and has been placed on the 60-day disabled list. He has undergone surgery and there is no timetable for his return.29-57
$-2897
38-44
1BP. Fielder
60-day DL
Neck
05/27/14
Fielder has undergone successful surgery to repair a herniated disc in his neck and will be out for at least three-to-four months.29-55
$-2615
37-43
2BJ. Profar
60-day DL
Shoulder
05/22/14
Profar was transferred from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list after tearing the teres major muscle in his right shoulder. He suffered a setback during his rehab and will miss an additional two-to-three months.49-77
$-2936
57-61
RECENT TRENDS
NEWS

Covers Preview - The Kansas City Royals enjoyed a day off on Thursday and watched their lead in the American League Central increase. The Royals will try to put some more distance between themselves and the Detroit Tigers when they visit the AL-worst Texas Rangers in the opener of a three-game series on Friday. Kansas City owns a 1 1/2-game lead in the Central thanks to a stretch of 22 wins in the last 28 games, though a three-game winning streak came to an end on Wednesday.

 
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