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On Friday, Maikel Garcia and the Kansas City Royals take on the Philadelphia Phillies (with Aaron Nola on the mound). First pitch at Citizens Bank Park is scheduled for 7:05 PM ET.
Game Info and Maikel Garcia Props
- Day: Friday, August 4, 2023
- Time: 7:05 PM ET
- TV Channel: MLB Network
- Hits Prop: Over/under 2 hits (Over odds: +155)
- Home Runs Prop: Over/under 1 home run (Over odds: +850)
- Total Bases Prop: Over/under 2 total bases (Over odds: +100)
Maikel Garcia Stats
- Garcia has 80 hits and an OBP of .329 to go with a slugging percentage of .394 this season.
- Garcia enters this game on a seven-game hit streak. He’s hitting .444 during his last games.
- In 67.1% of his 76 games this year, he has recorded at least one hit. He’s also tallied 21 multi-hit games.
- He has homered in 5.3% of his games in 2023 (four of 76), leaving the yard in 1.3% of his trips to the dish.
- Garcia has produced at least one RBI in 36.8% of his games this year (28 of 76), with two or more RBI six times (7.9%). He has also accounted for three or more of his team’s runs in one contest.
Phillies Pitching Stats and Rankings
- The Phillies’ nine K/9 rate ranks 11th in MLB.
- The Phillies have the 11th-ranked team ERA in baseball at 3.98.
- Phillies pitchers have been tagged for the 10th-fewest home runs in baseball (120 total, 1.1 per game).
- The Phillies will hand the ball to Nola (9-7) for his 23rd start of the season.
- Among qualified pitchers in the majors this season, the 30-year-old ranks 50th in ERA (4.43), 18th in WHIP (1.123), and 27th in K/9 (9.1).
Garcia’s recent games
- vs. Mets on August 3: 2-for-3, 1 RBI
- vs. Mets on August 2: 3-for-4, 1 R
- vs. Mets on August 1: 1-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI, 1 BB, 1 SB
- vs. Twins on July 30: 1-for-4, 1 RBI
- vs. Twins on July 29: 1-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI, 2 K
- vs. Twins on July 28: 1-for-4, 2 R, 1 BB
- at Guardians on July 26: 1-for-5, 1 RBI
- at Guardians on July 25: 0-for-4
- at Guardians on July 24: 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 HR, 1 RBI
- at Yankees on July 23: 2-for-5, 1 K
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