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Nelson Velazquez will be matching up with starter Jesse Scholtens on Monday (at 2:10 PM ET) when the Kansas City Royals take on the Chicago White Sox at Kauffman Stadium.
Game Info and Nelson Velazquez Props
- Day: Monday, September 4, 2023
- Time: 2:10 PM ET
- TV Channel: BSKC
- Hits Prop: Over/under 1 hit (Over odds: -285)
- Home Runs Prop: Over/under 1 home run (Over odds: +380)
- Total Bases Prop: Over/under 2 total bases (Over odds: +110)
Nelson Velazquez Stats
- Velazquez is batting .239 with an OBP of .293 and a slugging percentage of .587 this season.
- He has gotten a hit in 15 of 28 games this year (53.6%), racking up at least two hits on six occasions (21.4%).
- In nine games this year, he has hit a long ball (32.1% of his games). He’s also homered in 9.1% of his plate appearances.
- Velazquez has picked up an RBI in 11 games this year (39.3%), including multiple RBI in five of them (17.9%).
White Sox Pitching Stats and Rankings
- The pitching staff for the White Sox has delivered a 9.4 K/9 rate, which ranks third-best in baseball.
- The White Sox own a 4.89 team ERA that ranks 26th among all MLB pitching staffs.
- White Sox hurlers combine to give up the fourth-most home runs in MLB (187 total, 1.4 per game).
- The White Sox will send Scholtens (1-6) to the mound for his ninth start this season.
- The 29-year-old has pitched to a 3.97 ERA this season with 6 strikeouts per nine innings compared to 2.8 walks per nine across 22 games.
Velazquez’s recent games
- vs. Red Sox on September 3: 0-for-3, 1 K, 1 BB
- vs. Red Sox on September 2: 2-for-4, 2 RBI, 1 K
- vs. Red Sox on September 1: 2-for-5, 2 R, 1 HR, 2 RBI, 3 K
- vs. Pirates on August 30: 0-for-3, 1 K, 1 BB
- vs. Pirates on August 29: 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 K, 1 BB
- vs. Pirates on August 28: 0-for-3
- at Mariners on August 27: 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 HR, 2 RBI, 1 K
- at Mariners on August 25: 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI, 2 K
- at Athletics on August 23: 0-for-2
- at Athletics on August 22: 0-for-4, 2 K
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