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GameThread No.78: Kansas City Royals at Houston Astros, June 23, 2018 6:15 PM CDT

Join the conversation as the Astros, behind Lance McCullers Jr., look to bounce back from a tough loss last night in front of a national audience

Erik Williams-USA TODAY Sports

Houston Astros (50-27) vs. Kansas City Royals (23-52), June 23, 2018, 6:15 PM CDT


Radio: KBME 790, La Ranchera 850 AM

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Pitching Matchup

RHP Lance McCullers Jr. (8-3, 3.77 ERA, 90 SO) vs. Ian Kennedy (1-7, 5.31 ERA, 75 SO)

Tonight should be an exciting game as Lance McCullers Jr. always has the potential to dominate an opposing lineup on any given night. With the Royals lineup not looking especially tough this year, McCullers has that much better of a chance to do something special.

Today's Lineups

Kansas City Royals Houston Astros
Whit Merrifield - CF George Springer - CF
Rosell Herrera - RF Alex Bregman - 3B
Mike Moustakas - 3B Jose Altuve - 2B
Salvador Perez - C Carlos Correa - SS
Lucas Duda - DH Yuli Gurriel - 1B
Alex Gordon - LF Josh Reddick - RF
Hunter Dozier - 1B Evan Gattis - DH
Alcides Escobar - SS Marwin Gonzalez - LF
Ryan Goins - 2B Brian McCann - C
Ian Kennedy - RHP Lance McCullers Jr. - RHP