Bobby Witt Jr. belts a 3-run HR to cap off Royals' win
Bobby Witt Jr. belts a 3-run HR to cap off Royals' win (Credit: )

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Kansas City Royals (48-43, third in the AL Central) vs. Colorado Rockies (32-57, fifth in the NL West) Denver; Sunday, 3:10 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Royals: Brady Singer (4-5, 3.05 ERA, 1.18 WHIP, 89 strikeouts); Rockies: Tanner Gordon (0-0) : LINE Royals -157, Rockies +132; over/under is 10 1/2 runs BOTTOM LINE: The Kansas City Royals travel to the Colorado Rockies looking to stop a five-game road slide. Colorado has a 32-57 record overall and a 20-26 record at home. The Rockies are 17-38 in games when they have allowed at least one home run. Kansas City has a 17-25 record in road games and a 48-43 record overall. The Royals have a 24-11 record in games when they did not give up a home run. The teams meet Sunday for the third time this season. TOP PERFORMERS: Brenton Doyle has 15 doubles, two triples and 11 home runs while hitting .275 for the Rockies. Mike Toglia is 5-for-34 with two home runs over the past 10 games. Salvador Perez is third on the Royals with 30 extra base hits (16 doubles and 14 home runs). Vinnie Pasquantino is 15-for-40 with a double, three home runs and 11 RBI over the past 10 games. LAST 10 GAMES: Rockies: 5-5, .210 batting average, 3.87 ERA, outscored by 13 runs Royals: 5-5, .267 batting average, 3.68 ERA, outscored opponents by three runs INJURIES: Rockies: Jake Bird: 15-Day IL (groin), Josh Rogers: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Kris Bryant: 10-Day IL (rib), Jordan Beck: 10-Day IL (wrist), Lucas Gilbreath: 60-Day IL (elbow), Daniel Bard: 60-Day IL (knee), German Marquez: 60-Day IL (elbow), Antonio Senzatela: 60-Day IL (elbow) Royals: Dan Altavilla: 60-Day IL (oblique), Josh Taylor: 60-Day IL (biceps), Kyle Wright: 60-Day IL (shoulder) ------ The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.