BOTTOM LINE: Joey Gallo and the Yankees will take on the Royals Wednesday.
The Royals are 29-26 in home games in 2020. Kansas City is hitting a collective batting average of .242 this season, led by Salvador Perez with an average of .278.
The Yankees are 30-26 on the road. New York is slugging .391 as a unit. Aaron Judge leads the team with a slugging percentage of .501.
The Royals won the last meeting 8-4. Josh Staumont recorded his second victory and Perez went 3-for-4 with two home runs and three RBIs for Kansas City. Nestor Cortes Jr. registered his first loss for New York.
TOP PERFORMERS: Perez leads the Royals with 47 extra base hits and is batting .278.
Joey Gallo leads the Yankees with 26 home runs and is batting .214.
LAST 10 GAMES: Royals: 4-6, .214 batting average, 4.24 ERA, outscored by seven runs