Diamondbacks visit the Royals on 3-game road win streak

August 24, 2022 GMT

Arizona Diamondbacks (56-66, fourth in the NL West) vs. Kansas City Royals (50-75, fourth in the AL Central)

Kansas City, Missouri; Wednesday, 8:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Diamondbacks: Zac Gallen (9-2, 2.78 ERA, .97 WHIP, 132 strikeouts); Royals: Brady Singer (6-4, 3.27 ERA, 1.15 WHIP, 114 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Diamondbacks -132, Royals +111; over/under is 7 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Arizona Diamondbacks hit the road against the Kansas City Royals trying to prolong a three-game road winning streak.

Kansas City is 30-35 in home games and 50-75 overall. The Royals are 30-14 in games when they scored five or more runs.

Arizona has a 56-66 record overall and a 24-34 record on the road. The Diamondbacks have gone 41-13 in games when they scored at least five runs.

The teams square off Wednesday for the fourth time this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Bobby Witt Jr. has 17 home runs, 22 walks and 61 RBI while hitting .252 for the Royals. Salvador Perez is 10-for-35 with a double and four RBI over the past 10 games.

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Christian Walker has 18 doubles, a triple, 29 home runs and 71 RBI for the Diamondbacks. Emmanuel Rivera is 9-for-35 with two doubles, two home runs and four RBI over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Royals: 3-7, .182 batting average, 4.13 ERA, outscored by 22 runs

Diamondbacks: 5-5, .252 batting average, 4.30 ERA, outscored by two runs

INJURIES: Royals: Jon Heasley: day-to-day (illness), Vinnie Pasquantino: 10-Day IL (shoulder), Zack Greinke: day-to-day (forearm), Taylor Clarke: 15-Day IL (oblique), Edward Olivares: 60-Day IL (quadricep), Angel Zerpa: 60-Day IL (knee), Jake Brentz: 60-Day IL (flexor), Adalberto Mondesi: 60-Day IL (knee), Tyler Zuber: 60-Day IL (shoulder)

Diamondbacks: Kyle Nelson: 15-Day IL (back), Tyler Gilbert: 60-Day IL (elbow), Caleb Smith: 15-Day IL (hand), Keynan Middleton: 15-Day IL (ankle), Humberto Castellanos: 60-Day IL (elbow), Nick Ahmed: 60-Day IL (shoulder)

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.