The Kansas City Royals (54-105) hope to end their three-game losing run versus the New York Yankees (81-78), at 8:10 PM ET on Friday.

This contest's pitching matchup is set, as the Yankees will send Carlos Rodon (3-7) to the mound, while Jordan Lyles (5-17) will get the nod for the Royals.

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Royals vs. Yankees Pitcher Matchup Info

  • Date: Friday, September 29, 2023
  • Time: 8:10 PM ET
  • TV: BSKC
  • Location: Kansas City, Missouri
  • Venue: Kauffman Stadium
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  • Probable Pitchers: Rodon - NYY (3-7, 5.74 ERA) vs Lyles - KC (5-17, 6.08 ERA)

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Royals Probable Starting Pitcher Tonight: Jordan Lyles

  • The Royals are sending Lyles (5-17) to make his 31st start of the season. He is 5-17 with a 6.08 ERA and 116 strikeouts through 171 2/3 innings pitched.
  • In his last appearance on Saturday, the righty threw five scoreless innings against the Houston Astros while surrendering two hits.
  • In 30 games this season, the 32-year-old has amassed an ERA of 6.08, with 6.1 strikeouts per nine innings. Opponents are batting .256 against him.
  • Lyles is trying to pick up his sixth quality start of the year in this matchup.
  • Lyles will look to continue a six-game streak of lasting five or more innings (he's averaging 5.7 frames per outing).
  • In two of his appearances this season he did not allow an earned run.

Jordan Lyles vs. Yankees

  • The opposing Yankees offense has a collective .226 batting average, and is 29th in the league with 1178 total hits and 24th in MLB action with 661 runs scored. They have the 21st-ranked slugging percentage (.398) and are eighth in all of MLB with 218 home runs.
  • Head-to-head against the Yankees this season, Lyles has thrown five innings, giving up five earned runs on nine hits while striking out three.

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Yankees Probable Starting Pitcher Tonight: Carlos Rodón

  • The Yankees will send Rodon (3-7) to the mound for his 14th start this season.
  • The left-hander gave up three earned runs in 6 1/3 innings pitched on Sunday in his last outing, a matchup with the Arizona Diamondbacks.
  • The 30-year-old has pitched to a 5.74 ERA this season with 9 strikeouts per nine innings compared to 3.6 walks per nine across 13 games.
  • He's going for his third straight quality start.
  • Rodon has three starts in a row of five innings or more.
  • He has yet to finish an appearance without an earned run allowed this season.

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