MJ Melendez -- 0-for-4 in his last game -- will be in action for the Kansas City Royals versus the Detroit Tigers, with Tarik Skubal on the hill, on September 28 at 1:10 PM ET.

In his last game he had a hitless performance (0-for-4) against the Tigers.

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MJ Melendez Game Info & Props vs. the Tigers

  • Game Day: Thursday, September 28, 2023
  • Game Time: 1:10 PM ET
  • Stadium: Comerica Park
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo!
  • Tigers Starter: Tarik Skubal
  • TV Channel: BSDET
  • Hits Prop: Over/under 0.5 hits (Over odds: -200)
  • Home Runs Prop: Over/under 0.5 home runs (Over odds: +625)
  • RBI Prop: Over/under 0.5 RBI (Over odds: +200)
  • Runs Prop: Over/under 0.5 runs (Over odds: +170)

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MJ Melendez At The Plate

  • Melendez is batting .231 with 28 doubles, five triples, 15 home runs and 59 walks.
  • Melendez has gotten at least one hit in 62.1% of his games this year (90 of 145), with multiple hits 25 times (17.2%).
  • Looking at the 145 games he has played this season, he's homered in 14 of them (9.7%), and in 2.5% of his trips to the dish.
  • Melendez has picked up an RBI in 36 games this year (24.8%), with more than one RBI in 15 of those contests (10.3%).
  • In 35.9% of his games this year, he has scored at least once. And he's had 10 games with multiple runs (6.9%).

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MJ Melendez Home/Away Batting Splits

Home Away
75 GP 69
.248 AVG .213
.337 OBP .281
.404 SLG .374
23 XBH 25
9 HR 6
33 RBI 22
74/37 K/BB 95/22
3 SB 3

Tigers Pitching Rankings

  • The pitching staff for the Tigers has a collective 8.6 K/9, which ranks 19th in the league.
  • The Tigers have a 4.34 team ERA that ranks 18th among all league pitching staffs.
  • The Tigers rank 12th in baseball in home runs surrendered (183 total, 1.2 per game).
  • The Tigers are sending Skubal (7-3) to the mound to make his 15th start of the season. He is 7-3 with a 2.95 ERA and 94 strikeouts in 76 1/3 innings pitched.
  • In his most recent appearance on Friday, the lefty tossed seven scoreless innings against the Oakland Athletics while surrendering two hits.
  • In 14 games this season, the 26-year-old has amassed an ERA of 2.95, with 11.1 strikeouts per nine innings. Opponents are batting .201 against him.
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