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GameThread No.71: Houston Astros at Kansas City Royals, June 15, 2018 7:15 PM CDT

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Join the conversation as the Houston Astros, behind Charlie Morton, head to Kansas City looking to win nine games in a row.

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Kansas City Royals (22-46) vs. Houston Astros (45-25), June 15, 2018, 7:15 PM CDT

TV: AT&T SportsNet-SW

Radio: KBME 790, La Ranchera 850 AM

Online: MLB.TV

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Pitching Matchup

RHP Jake Junis (5-6, 4.05 ERA, 76 SO) vs. RHP Charlie Morton (7-1, 2.82 ERA, 96 SO)

After a few rough outings in a row, it's about time that Morton snaps out of this rut and picks himself up against a lowly Royals offense that has some power at the top but zero depth in the bottom of the lineup.

Today's Lineups

The Astros are giving Yuli Gurriel a well-deserved night off tonight after a great series against Oakland and some clutch hits against Arlington as well.

For more information on tonight's game, check out this Astros vs. Royals Series Preview from CKuno.

Houston Astros Kansas City Royals
George Springer - CF Whit Merrifield - 2B
Alex Bregman - 3B Mike Moustakas - 3B
Jose Altuve - 2B Salvador Perez - C
Carlos Correa - SS Jorge Soler - RF
Josh Reddick - RF Alex Gordon - LF
Evan Gattis - DH Hunter Dozier - 1B
Marwin Gonzalez - 1B Alcides Escobar - SS
Brian McCann - C Paulo Orlando - DH
Tony Kemp - LF Abraham Almonte - CF
Charlie Morton - RHP Jake Junis - RHP