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The Kansas City Royals, Nelson Velazquez included, will play Carlos Rodon and the New York Yankees at 8:10 PM ET on Friday at Kauffman Stadium.
Game Info and Nelson Velazquez Props
- Day: Friday, September 29, 2023
- Time: 8:10 PM ET
- TV Channel: BSKC
- Hits Prop: Over/under 1 hit (Over odds: -250)
- Home Runs Prop: Over/under 1 home run (Over odds: +300)
- Total Bases Prop: Over/under 2 total bases (Over odds: +105)
Nelson Velazquez Stats
- Velazquez is batting .227 with an OBP of .298 and a slugging percentage of .597 this season.
- He has gotten at least one hit in 56.5% of his games this season (26 of 46), picking up at least two hits eight times (17.4%).
- Looking at the 46 games he has played this season, he’s hit a long ball in 16 of them (34.8%), and in 9.9% of his plate appearances.
- In 20 tilts this season (43.5%), Velazquez has notched an RBI, and in 10 of those games (21.7%) he had two or more. He has also driven home three or more of his team’s runs in two contests.
Yankees Pitching Stats and Rankings
- The pitching staff for the Yankees has delivered a nine K/9 rate, which ranks 10th-best in MLB.
- At 3.94, the Yankees have the eighth-ranked team ERA in MLB.
- Yankees pitchers have allowed 189 total home runs at a clip of 1.2 per game, ranking them 15th in the league.
- The Yankees will send Rodon (3-7) to the mound for his 14th start this season.
- The 30-year-old has an ERA of 5.74, 9 strikeouts per nine innings and a batting average against of .243 in 13 games this season.
Velazquez’s recent games
- at Tigers on September 28: 1-for-4, 2 K
- at Tigers on September 26: 0-for-4, 1 R, 3 K
- at Astros on September 24: 2-for-3, 2 R, 2 HR, 2 RBI, 1 BB
- at Astros on September 23: 0-for-4, 1 K
- at Astros on September 22: 0-for-4, 1 R, 2 K, 1 BB
- vs. Guardians on September 20: 1-for-5, 1 R, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 2 K
- vs. Guardians on September 19: 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI, 1 BB
- vs. Guardians on September 18: 1-for-3, 2 R, 1 HR, 1 RBI, 1 K
- vs. Astros on September 17: 0-for-4
- vs. Astros on September 16: 0-for-2, 1 R, 2 RBI, 1 K, 2 BB
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