Opinion

Edinson Volquez leads Royals into rare series at Wrigley Field

Edinson Volquez
Edinson Volquez

CHICAGO – This weekend the Royals will play their first series in a National League park in 2015 as they visit Wrigley Field for the first time since 2001.

The team is looking to end a four-game losing streak, and Alex Rios could return from the disabled list.

Here are the pitching matchups for this three-game series:

Friday, 3:05 p.m.: RHP Edinson Volquez (4-3, 2.77 ERA) vs. RHP Jake Arrieta (4-4, 2.95 ERA).

Saturday, 6:15 p.m.: RHP Yordano Ventura (3-4, 4.64 ERA) vs. RHP Jason Hammel (3-2, 2.98 ERA).

Sunday, 1:20 p.m.: RHP Jeremy Guthrie (4-3, 6.70 ERA) vs. LHP Tsuyoshi Wada (0-0, 2.70 ERA)

FROM THE STAR

Kris Medlen is getting closer to the majors.

THE ROYALS’ PLAYOFF PERCENTAGE (ACCORDING TO BASEBALL PROSPECTUS)

45.8 percent

HERE IS SOME ROCK MUSIC

“Brennisteinn” by Sigur Ros.

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