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The Chicago Cubs, including Dansby Swanson, will take on Cole Ragans and the Kansas City Royals on August 18 at 2:20 PM ET at Wrigley Field.
Game Info and Dansby Swanson Props
- Day: Friday, August 18, 2023
- Time: 2:20 PM ET
- TV Channel: MLB Network
- Hits Prop: Over/under 1 hit (Over odds: -192)
- Home Runs Prop: Over/under 1 home run (Over odds: +500)
- Total Bases Prop: Over/under 1 total base (Over odds: -192)
Dansby Swanson Stats
- Swanson is a key run producer for Chicago with a .253 average, 18 homers and 60 RBI.
- In 60.4% of his 106 games this year, he has recorded at least one hit. He’s also tallied 28 multi-hit games.
- In 16 games this year, he has hit a long ball (15.1% of his games). He’s also homered in 3.9% of his plate appearances.
- Swanson has picked up an RBI in 38 games this season (35.8%), including more than one RBI in 14.2% of his games and producing three or more of his team’s runs on four occasions..
Royals Pitching Stats and Rankings
- The Royals staff ranks 27th in MLB with a K/9 rate of eight.
- The Royals own a 5.16 team ERA that ranks 28th across all MLB pitching staffs.
- Royals pitchers have allowed 152 total home runs at a rate of 1.2 per game, ranking them 21st in baseball.
- The Royals will hand the ball to Ragans (3-4) for his fifth start of the season.
- The 25-year-old has an ERA of 4.21, a 2.32 strikeout-to-walk ratio and a WHIP of 1.362 in 21 games this season.
Swanson’s recent games
- vs. White Sox on August 16: 0-for-3, 1 R, 1 K, 1 BB
- vs. White Sox on August 15: 0-for-3, 1 K, 1 BB
- at Blue Jays on August 13: 2-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI, 1 BB
- at Blue Jays on August 12: 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 1 K
- at Blue Jays on August 11: 0-for-4, 1 R
- at Mets on August 9: 0-for-4, 3 K
- at Mets on August 8: 0-for-4, 1 K
- at Mets on August 7: 0-for-3, 2 K
- vs. Braves on August 6: 1-for-3, 2 RBI, 1 BB
- vs. Braves on August 5: 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 HR, 2 RBI, 1 K
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