After opening the season with a 5-0 loss to the Los Angeles Angels on Friday, the Royals are looking to even things up on Saturday afternoon at 4:05 p.m. (ET) in Angel Stadium to head into the rubber match on Sunday. In the effort to bounce back, the Royals will have Luke Hochevar on the mound facing off against Albert Pujols while the Royals will be facing Angels starter Dan Haren.
Hochevar was last season's opening day starter and has a career record of 30-43, a 5.29 ERA and a 1.40 WHIP. Haren, on the other hand, has a 107-84 career record, a 3.29 career ERA and 1.17 WHIP. Hochevar is 0-3 when facing the Angels and has an 8.02 ERA in four career starts.
Game Date/Time: Saturday, April 7; 4:05 p.m. (ET)
Location: Angel Stadium of Anaheim; Anaheim, California
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