Tonight the Royals host the Sox for the rubber game of their three game series. Tim Wakefield 6-8, 3.77 ERA) gets the start against Luke Hochevar (6-9, 5.42 ERA). Wakefield continues to get the short end of the stick lately; in 6 of the games this season in which he left with the lead he has ended up with a loss or a no decision. Wakefield is 6-4 with a 3.45 ERA in his career at Kauffman Stadium. Hochevar was has struggled this season and suffered a loss in his last start against the White Sox.
First pitch is at 8:10PM on NESN and WRKO 680 AM.