The Kansas City Royals will be heading to Salt River Field on Sunday evening, where they will meet the Arizona Diamondbacks in a spilt-squad game. The Royals have gone 16-7 in spring training this year, most recently defeating the Rockies 8-5 on Saturday. Jackson Kowar picked up the win on the mound against the Rockies, while Franmil Reyes put up 3 RBI and a home run for the Royals.
Zack Greinkle is expected to be the starting pitcher for Kansas City on Sunday, Greinkle has a 2.00 ERA thus far. Michael Massey has had the hot bat for Kansas City in spring training, putting up 3 homers and 10 RBI through his first 10 games.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have a spring training record of 10-11. The Diamonsbacks come into Sunday on a three game winning streak, most recently defeating the Cleveland Guardians in 6-4 on Saturday. Christian Walker and Evan Longoria each hit a home run against Cleveland, while Jeurys Familia picked up the win on the mound.
The Diamondbacks are expected to start Tommy Henry on the mound against the Royals, he lost in his first start against the Giants on Tuesday. Kyle Lewis has been on fire through his first 6 spring training games for the Diamondbacks, hitting 2 home runs and has 9 RBI with a .500 batting average.