Chicago White Sox vs. Kansas City Royals: Series Preview

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Apr 22, 2015; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost (3) watches batting practice before the game against the Minnesota Twins at Kauffman Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports

Kansas City News and Notes

• The Royals have hit 13 home runs already this year after hitting only 95 in all of 2014.

• They are leading all of MLB in batting average as a team with .303 average.

• Keep them off the bases: As a team the Royals have stolen 15 bags and they led MLB with 153 last year.

• KC is seventh in MLB in ERA at 3.25.

• Closer Greg Holland is on the disabled lost. Wade Davis has filled in for him.

• Former White Sox outfielder (current Royal) Alex Rios is currently on the disabled list with a broken finger.

Chicago White Sox New and Notes

• Chris Sale is 6-6 with an ERA of 2.61 against the Royals in the past three years.

• In the past week Abreu is batting .360 with three home runs and a triple.

• As a team the White Sox have scored 50 runs. That ranks 24th in all of baseball.

• White Sox starters have only registered six quality starts in their 14 chances this season.

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