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Alejandro Kirk and the Toronto Blue Jays will match up against starting pitcher Justin Steele and the Chicago Cubs on Saturday at 3:07 PM ET at Rogers Centre.
Game Info and Alejandro Kirk Props
- Day: Saturday, August 12, 2023
- Time: 3:07 PM ET
- TV Channel: MLB Network
- Hits Prop: Over/under 1 hit (Over odds: -250)
- Home Runs Prop: Over/under 1 home run (Over odds: +800)
- Total Bases Prop: Over/under 2 total bases (Over odds: +140)
Alejandro Kirk Stats
- Kirk has 67 hits and an OBP of .343 to go with a slugging percentage of .352 this season.
- He has gotten a hit in 44 of 86 games this season (51.2%), racking up more than one hit on 15 occasions (17.4%).
- Looking at the 86 games he has played this season, he’s hit a long ball in five of them (5.8%), and in 2% of his plate appearances.
- Kirk has delivered an RBI in 20 of 86 games this year, with multiple RBI in six of them. He has also driven home three or more of his team’s runs in three contests.
Cubs Pitching Stats and Rankings
- The Cubs pitching staff ranks 22nd in the majors with a K/9 of 8.4.
- The Cubs have the 15th-ranked team ERA in baseball at 4.20.
- Cubs hurlers have combined to rank 11th in baseball in home runs surrendered (131 total, 1.1 per game).
- The Cubs will hand the ball to Steele (13-3) for his 22nd start of the season.
- Among qualified pitchers in the majors this year, the 28-year-old ranks sixth in ERA (3.12), 26th in WHIP (1.190), and 35th in K/9 (8.4).
Kirk’s recent games
- vs. Cubs on August 11: 1-for-4, 1 RBI
- at Guardians on August 10: 0-for-1
- at Guardians on August 9: 1-for-3, 1 BB
- at Guardians on August 8: 0-for-1
- at Red Sox on August 6: 1-for-2, 2 R, 2 BB
- at Red Sox on August 5: 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI, 1 BB
- at Red Sox on August 4: 1-for-5
- vs. Orioles on August 3: 1-for-4, 2 K
- vs. Orioles on July 31: 1-for-3, 1 BB
- vs. Angels on July 30: 0-for-3, 1 BB
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