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Davis and Royals Start Series Against Gonzalez and Nationals

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Wade Davis (6-9, 5.43 ERA) faces Gio Gonzalez (7-6, 3.38 ERA) when the Royals (64-62) begin a three-game interleague series with the Nationals (63-64) on Friday night at Kauffman Stadium. Today's game is set to start at 7:10pm CDT and will be shown on MASN2 and FSN-KC. The Royals face the Nationals in interleague play for the first time since 2010.

Davis is searching for his 10th quality start of the season and is 0-0 with a 9.00 ERA in his career vs. the Nationals. Gonzalez has gone 3-3 with a 6.45 ERA in his career against the Royals. The Royals want to get back on the winning track after dropping five straight. Kansas City is 1-2 against Washington in franchise history. The Royals fell 4-3 to the White Sox in their last game, while the Nationals defeated the Cubs 5-4.

Royals Offense
B-81.6J. DysonCF147.2422321222
B-80.1E. Hosmer1B526.29564145910
C+77.9J. MaxwellCF195.271305154
C+77.7B. ButlerDH515.2874612620
C76.0A. GordonLF540.2646413639
C75.1D. LoughRF271.288284294
C-70.9S. PerezC397.269325470
D+68.2C. Getz2B218.2292511611
D+67.0E. Bonifacio2B311.2223432318
D66.1M. Moustakas3B401.2353510311
D66.1A. EscobarSS518.2364534315
F59.7J. CarrollSS227.213220112

Nationals Offense
A93.3J. WerthRF389.3276318567
B-81.9B. HarperLF374.2695317406
B-81.4W. RamosC176.292168310
C+79.4I. DesmondSS512.27361175916
C+78.9R. Zimmerman3B481.2735515605
C73.9A. LaRoche1B470.2375518553
C-70.9D. DeJesusCF325.243386243
C-70.4A. Rendon3B299.256306251
D+69.7S. HairstonRF153.181169222
D+68.9D. SpanCF518.2635123511
D66.0S. Lombardozz2B246.258231173
D63.0K. SuzukiC281.222193252

Royals Pitching
A+97.0L. Coleman21.0200.000.8121
B+87.7L. Hochevar53.0322.040.9255
B84.4E. Santana167.0873.131.13130
B-81.9B. Chen77.2512.201.0854
B-81.6J. Shields181.2883.221.27145
B-81.0K. Herrera47.2463.781.1759
C-70.6J. Guthrie166.212104.271.3990
F59.1W. Davis119.1695.431.75103
F58.3L. Mendoza88.2265.181.5552

Nationals Pitching
A-91.1T. Roark11.2301.540.8610
B+87.0S. Strasburg156.0693.001.06162
B86.1J. Zimmermann163.01473.371.11121
B83.8G. Gonzalez151.2763.381.25155
B-80.7R. Ohlendorf38.1202.581.1231
C+78.7C. Stammen68.2753.011.2564
C74.8D. Haren132.08114.641.23117

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