Kansas City Royals vs. Cleveland Indians - 9/27/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Cleveland Indians (77-76) at Kansas City Royals (89-65)
MLB Baseball: Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 2:10 pm (Kauffman Stadium)
D Salazar (13-9) (3.51) vs. C Young (10-6) (3.29)
The Line: Kansas City Royals -105 / Cleveland Indians -105 --- Over/Under: 8 See the Latest Odds
TV: FS-Kansas City, SpotsTime Ohio
The Kansas City Royals and the Cleveland Indians face off on Sunday at Kauffman Stadium as they close out their MLB series of American League Central teams.
The Kansas City Royals are just playing out the season having clinched a post-season spot as they lost to the Indians on Saturday. Ben Zobrist hit a home run, Alcides Escobar had two hits, and Salvador Perez drove in two runs as the Indians scored five runs on seven hits. Starting pitcher Kris Medlen allowed nine hits and six runs while striking out four over 3.2 innings to take the loss. For Sunday’s game the Royals start Chris Young who has allowed 87 hits and 41 earned runs while striking out 76 over 112 innings for a 10-6 record and a 3.29 ERA.
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The Cleveland Indians kept their slim post-season hopes alive as they beat the Royals on Saturday. Yan Gomes hit a hoe run, Jose Ramirez had three hits, and Jason Kipnis and Francisco Lindor each had two hits as the Indians scored nine runs on 12 hits. Starting pitcher Josh Tomlin allowed seven hits and five runs over 3.2 innings to not get a decision as Zach McAllister got the win. For Sunday’s game the Indians start Danny Salazar who has allowed 145 hits and 68 earned runs while striking out 186 over 174.1 innings for a 13-9 record and a 3.51 ERA.
Kansas City is 3-8 in their last 11 home games, 4-11 against the AL Central, and 1-4 in Young’s last five home starts. Cleveland is 5-1 in game three of a series, 5-1 in their last six Sunday games, and 1-4 in Salazar’s last five starts against a team with a winning record. Cleveland is 9-3 in their last 12 games in Kansas City.
The total in this one is set at 8 and the way these two are swinging the bats this one goes over that number