Cleveland Indians (22-14, second in the AL Central) vs. Kansas City Royals (14-22, fifth in the AL Central)

Kansas City, Kansas; Wednesday, 8:05 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Cleveland: Triston McKenzie (1-0, 2.70 ERA) Kansas City: Jakob Junis (0-0, 4.26 ERA)

LINE: Indians 1; over/under is 8 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: Kansas City and Cleveland will face off on Wednesday.

The Royals are 10-15 against AL Central opponents. The Kansas City offense has compiled a .242 batting average as a team this season, Salvador Perez leads the team with a mark of .307.

The Indians are 14-10 against the rest of their division. The Cleveland offense has compiled a .227 batting average as a team this season, Franmil Reyes leads the team with a mark of .323.

TOP PERFORMERS: Jorge Soler leads the Royals with eight home runs and is slugging .484.

Reyes leads the Indians with 25 RBIs and is batting .323.

INJURIES: Royals: Glenn Sparkman: (right forearm), Randy Rosario: (undisclosed), Mike Montgomery: (lat strain), Ian Kennedy: (calf), Foster Griffin: (forearm), Franchy Cordero: (right wrist), Kelvin Gutierrez: (elbow), Salvador Perez: (eye).

Indians: None listed.

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

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