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.
• 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.