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Nicholas Castellanos and the Philadelphia Phillies will take on starter Jordan Lyles and the Kansas City Royals on Friday at 7:05 PM ET at Citizens Bank Park.
Game Info and Nicholas Castellanos Props
- Day: Friday, August 4, 2023
- Time: 7:05 PM ET
- TV Channel: MLB Network
- Hits Prop: Over/under 1 hit (Over odds: -312)
- Home Runs Prop: Over/under 1 home run (Over odds: +350)
- Total Bases Prop: Over/under 2 total bases (Over odds: -103)
Nicholas Castellanos Stats
- Castellanos is batting .274 with an OBP of .317 and a slugging percentage of .447 this season.
- Castellanos ranks 72nd in homers and 31st in RBI in the bigs.
- Among qualifiers, he ranks 38th in batting average, 97th in on-base percentage, and 60th in slugging.
- Castellanos will look to extend his four-game hit streak. Over the course of his last outings, he’s batting .217 with one homer.
- In 67.0% of his games this season (71 of 106), he has collected at least one hit, and in 33 of those contests (31.1%) he recorded more than one hit.
- He has homered in 12.3% of his games in 2023 (13 of 106), leaving the yard in 3.3% of his trips to the dish.
- In 37.7% of his contests this season, Castellanos has notched at least one RBI. In 14 of those games (13.2%) he collected more than one RBI, while accounting for three or more of his team’s runs in six games.
Royals Pitching Stats and Rankings
- The Royals staff ranks 27th in MLB with a K/9 rate of eight.
- The Royals have put up the 28th-ranked team ERA across all MLB pitching staffs (5.09).
- Royals hurlers have combined to rank 18th in baseball in home runs given up (131 total, 1.2 per game).
- Lyles (2-12) will take the mound for the Royals, his 21st start of the season.
- Among qualified pitchers in the majors this campaign, the 32-year-old ranks 61st in ERA (6.07), 41st in WHIP (1.278), and 56th in K/9 (6.4).
Castellanos’ recent games
- at Marlins on August 3: 1-for-3, 2 R, 1 BB
- at Marlins on August 2: 2-for-6, 1 RBI, 2 K
- at Marlins on August 1: 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 HR, 2 RBI
- at Pirates on July 30: 1-for-5, 2 K
- at Pirates on July 29: 0-for-5, 3 K
- at Pirates on July 28: 0-for-4, 3 K
- vs. Orioles on July 26: 1-for-3, 1 RBI, 1 K
- vs. Orioles on July 25: 0-for-4, 1 K
- vs. Orioles on July 24: 1-for-3, 1 RBI, 1 BB
- at Guardians on July 23: 1-for-5, 3 K
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