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Game Preview: TOR @ KCR, 8:10pm, Tuesday, June 7, 2011 @Kauffman Stadium

Blue Jays, 30-30, 30-30 4th, 4½ GB, 3½ GB in WC

SP: Kyle Drabek (23, RHP, 3-4, 4.69)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. KCR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (3-4) 63.1 62 34 33 45 43 6 4.69
2010 (0-3) 17.0 18 9 9 5 12 2 4.76
Last 7 GS 1-4 33.1 38 22 22 28 22 3 5.94 43
2011-06-01 CLE L 0.2 3 4 4 3 1 0 38 28
2011-05-27 CHW ND 6.2 3 2 2 5 4 0 121 59
2011-05-22 HOU L 6.0 8 3 3 3 3 1 104 44
2011-05-16 @DET W 7.0 3 1 1 6 2 0 113 63
2011-05-10 BOS ND 5.0 8 4 4 3 5 2 109 37
2011-05-05 @TBR L 5.2 6 3 3 4 3 0 105 44
2011-04-30 @NYY L 2.1 7 5 5 4 4 0 78 23
Has never faced KCR as starter.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   15-14   Road:   15-16   ExtrInn: 6-2 
 vsRHP:  20-24   vsLHP:  10-6    1-Run:   8-12
 vsEast: 11-14   vsCntrl:11-8    vsWest:  7-6  IL: 1-2 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 60 Mon, Jun  6  @KCR  L   2-3 (11)  30-30  4th  4.5 gb
 59 Sun, Jun  5  @BAL  W   7-4       30-29  3rd  4.0 gb
 58 Sat, Jun  4  @BAL  L   3-5       29-29  4th  4.0 gb
 57 Fri, Jun  3  @BAL  W   8-4       29-28  3rd  3.0 gb
 56 Wed, Jun  1   CLE  L   9-13      28-28  4th  4.0 gb
 55 Tue, May 31   CLE  L   3-6       28-27  4th  3.0 gb
 54 Mon, May 30   CLE  W  11-1       28-26  4th  2.0 gb
 53 Sun, May 29   CHW  W  13-4       27-26  4th  3.0 gb
 52 Sat, May 28   CHW  W   9-8 (14)  26-26  4th  3.5 gb
 51 Fri, May 27   CHW  W   4-2       25-26  4th  4.0 gb
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:16-14
Royals, 26-34, 26-34 4th, 8 GB, 7½ GB in WC

SP: Vin Mazzaro (24, RHP, 0-0, 22.74)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. TOR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (0-0) 6.1 17 16 16 7 4 2 22.74
2010 (6-8) 122.1 127 70 58 50 79 19 4.27
2009 (4-9) 91.1 120 61 54 39 59 12 5.32
Last 7 GS 0-5 37.2 41 27 22 21 23 7 5.26 43
2011-05-11 @NYY ND 4.0 6 2 2 4 2 1 94 40
2010-09-05 LAA L 4.1 6 5 5 3 0 2 85 28
2010-08-31 @NYY L 3.2 7 9 7 3 3 3 102 15
2010-08-26 @CLE L 6.1 7 3 3 2 5 1 97 50
2010-08-20 TBR ND 6.1 3 3 1 4 5 0 105 60
2010-08-15 @MIN L 6.0 7 2 1 3 3 0 101 52
2010-08-09 @SEA L 7.0 5 3 3 2 5 0 113 58
Last 5 v.TOR 0-1 5.0 10 7 7 3 4 2 12.60 20
2009-08-02 TOR L 5.0 10 7 7 3 4 2 101 20
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   20-18   Road:    6-16   ExtrInn: 7-6 
 vsRHP:  20-25   vsLHP:   6-9    1-Run:  12-9 
 vsEast:  5-5    vsCntrl: 9-16   vsWest: 11-11 IL: 1-2 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 60 Mon, Jun  6   TOR  W   3-2 (11)  26-34  4th  8.0 gb
 59 Sun, Jun  5   MIN  L   0-6       25-34  4th  9.0 gb
 58 Sat, Jun  4   MIN  L   2-7       25-33  4th  9.0 gb
 57 Fri, Jun  3   MIN  L   2-5       25-32  4th  9.0 gb
 56 Thu, Jun  2   MIN  L   2-8       25-31  4th  9.0 gb
 55 Wed, Jun  1   LAA  W   2-0       25-30  4th  9.0 gb
 54 Tue, May 31   LAA  W   7-3       24-30  4th  9.0 gb
 53 Mon, May 30   LAA  L   8-10      23-30  4th  9.0 gb
 52 Sun, May 29  @TEX  L   6-7       23-29  3rd  9.0 gb
 51 Sat, May 28  @TEX  L   1-10      23-28  3rd  9.0 gb
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 6-14   Last 30:10-20
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Mon, Jun 06, 2011 KCR  3  TOR  2 (11)   W:Joakim Soria (4-3), L: Frank Francisco (1-3), S: none

Wed, Jul 21, 2010 KCR  5  TOR  2        W:Zack Greinke (6-9), L: Marc Rzepczynski (0-1), S: Joakim Soria (26)
Tue, Jul 20, 2010 TOR 13 @KCR  1        W:Jesse Litsch (1-4), L: Anthony Lerew (1-4), S: none
Mon, Jul 19, 2010 KCR  5  TOR  4 (10)   W:Kyle Farnsworth (3-0), L: Kevin Gregg (0-4), S: none
Wed, Apr 21, 2010 KCR  4 @TOR  3 (10)   W:Rob Tejeda (1-1), L: Scott Downs (0-1), S: Joakim Soria (4)
Tue, Apr 20, 2010 TOR  4  KCR  3        W:Shawn Camp (1-0), L: Kyle Davies (1-1), S: Kevin Gregg (4)
Mon, Apr 19, 2010 TOR  8  KCR  1        W:Brandon Morrow (1-1), L: Brian Bannister (0-1), S: none
Sun, Jun 07, 2009 TOR  4  KCR  0        W:Roy Halladay (10-1), L: Kyle Davies (2-6), S: none
Sat, Jun 06, 2009 KCR  6 @TOR  2        W:Luke Hochevar (1-2), L: Scott Richmond (4-3), S: none
Fri, Jun 05, 2009 TOR  9  KCR  3        W:Ricky Romero (3-2), L: Zack Greinke (8-2), S: none
Season Series: 2011 - KCR over 1-0; 2010 - Tied 3-3; 2009 - KCR won 4-3; All-Time - TOR leads 174-171

Key for Batter vs. Pitcher Grids on the next pageKey for Batter vs. Pitcher Grids Below

Batter vs. Pitcher totals are career totals. All others are year-to-date.

PA - Plate Appearances (AB+BB+HBP+SH+SF+CI)
BF - Batters Faced
BA - Batting Average
OBP - On-Base Percentage
SLG - Slugging Percentage
Last 28d - PA and OPS in the last 28 days.
SB/CS - Stolen Bases and Caught Stealing
HR/E - Home Runs and Errors Made
ERA-K/9 - Earned Run Average and SO per 9 IP
Total - Team totals for those categories.
Usage - See the note below the grid.
OPS - On-Base Percentage + Slugging Percentage (a good single number for measuring a player's hitting, avg. is .750 or so)
RA/G & RS/G - Runs scored and allowed per game.
PA/vRH - Plate Appearances overall/PA's vs. Right-handed Pitchers
Catcher Def. - Catcher Defense with each catcher's Stolen Bases, Caught Stealings, and Passed Balls allowed.
G/S/vB or G/S/vP - Links to the player's 2011 gamelogs, splits, or career batter vs. pitcher results
vLH/vRH - OPS vs. left-handed pitchers and vs. right-handed pitchers
Hm or Rd, Home or Road - OPS or OPS allowed in home or road games.
OF G: LF / CF / RF - A - Outfielders with the games played by position and their total number of assists
vs LHB - Batters faced and OPS allowed against left-handed batters
vs RHB - Batters faced and OPS allowed against right-handed batters
HR/SB/CS - Pitcher's Home Runs, Stolen Bases and Caught Stealings allowed
MLB Best, Middle, Worst
Blue Jays Batters (4.87 RS/G) vs. Royals Pitchers (5.05 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS
G/S/vB
57.Chavez
G/S/vB
56.Holland
G/S/vB
59.Paulino
G/S/vB
48.Soria
G/S/vB
38.Wood
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
9.Arencibia G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 3/.666 1/.000 ··· 185/138 .249/.308/.479/.787 1.116/.678 .709 84/.777 0/0 9/2
19.Bautista G/S/vP 4/.833 ··· 1/2.000 4/.250 2/.000 1/3.000 240/190 .346/.496/.730/1.226 1.205/1.231 1.086 111/1.143 5/2 20/2
11.Davis G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 1/.000 3/.000 4/1.250 ··· 174/135 .273/.305/.394/.699 .899/.643 .585 100/.849 18/7 1/2
10.Encarnacion G/S/vP 3/.000 2/.500 ··· 6/.167 1/.000 ··· 165/122 .256/.291/.365/.656 .519/.706 .610 52/.715 1/0 1/11
5.Escobar G/S/vP ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 10/.100 ··· ··· 260/198 .284/.363/.437/.800 1.089/.710 .682 114/.893 1/1 7/6
2.Hill G/S/vP 3/2.334 ··· ··· 3/.333 6/.167 1/.000 185/150 .246/.286/.327/.614 .532/.633 .683 103/.686 8/0 1/2
26.Lind* G/S/vP 3/2.667 ··· 1/no AB 3/.000 3/.666 1/5.000 153/113 .317/.353/.547/.900 .850/.918 .953 13/1.371 1/1 9/2
18.McCoy G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 55/30 .240/.309/.320/.629 .510/.714 .628 10/.650 2/1 1/0
8.Molina G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 75/58 .333/.405/.455/.860 1.279/.728 .767 25/1.105 2/0 1/1
28.Nix G/S/vP 9/.889 2/.000 3/1.666 3/1.167 1/2.000 2/2.500 104/82 .183/.269/.344/.613 .909/.538 .586 50/.431 3/0 3/3
16.Patterson* G/S/vP 3/2.000 ··· 1/.000 4/.833 3/.000 3/1.666 220/159 .286/.317/.451/.768 .761/.770 .762 114/.807 8/5 5/0
20.Rivera G/S/vP 7/1.000 ··· ··· 3/.666 3/.000 ··· 222/172 .241/.311/.347/.658 .920/.585 .671 100/.709 2/2 4/1
IP 6.1 1.0 10.0 30.2 27.0 25.1 TOTAL .263/.331/.423/.754 .843/.727 .711 .805 57/22 66/41
ERA-K/9 22.74/5.7 18.00/0.0 0.00/11.7 3.82/7.3 5.33/6.7 2.84/8.2 4.63/5.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Arencibia (33-11-6)
 Molina (16-4-3)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 41/.500 7/.500 40/.143 127/.270 119/.257 104/.232 .271  Bautista
 Rivera
 Patterson
 Nix
 Davis
 McCoy
0/0/51/5
13/0/4/2
26/23/0/2
1/0/0/0
0/35/6/0
0/3/1/0
OPS 1.350 1.405 .421 .713 .747 .657 .781
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 29/1.564 3/2.167 16/.543 47/.623 58/.627 48/.566 .808
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 12/.917 4/1.000 24/.345 80/.767 61/.855 56/.735 .761
Home 21/1.611 7/1.405 30/.459 74/.696 91/.591 67/.528
Last 28d days 41/1.350 7/1.405 40/.421 73/.497 61/.846 48/.666
HR/SB/CS 2/3/1 0/0/0 0/0/0 3/4/0 4/0/1 3/3/3 72/44/22
Usage ·X······ X····X·o X····X·· X·X·X··X ·o·X··X·
Royals Batters (4.38 RS/G) vs. Blue Jays Pitchers (4.42 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 4.Drabek
G/S/vB
57.Camp
G/S/vB
29.Dotel
G/S/vB
50.Francisco
G/S/vB
54.Frasor
G/S/vB
44.Janssen
G/S/vB
60.Rauch
G/S/vB
34.Rzepczynski*
G/S/vB
33.Villanueva
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
13.Aviles G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 7/.000 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 1/.000 3/2.000 ··· 177/126 .222/.267/.407/.674 .975/.557 .666 69/.436 10/1 5/8
24.Betemit# G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 2/.500 1/.000 2/.000 3/.333 1/no AB 193/151 .297/.358/.419/.776 .573/.834 .715 86/.721 3/1 2/5
16.Butler G/S/vP ··· 4/1.500 8/.375 2/.500 4/.250 3/.000 6/.666 3/1.000 ··· 254/198 .301/.402/.421/.823 1.060/.759 .876 108/.825 1/1 4/0
53.Cabrera# G/S/vP ··· 11/.091 2/2.000 6/.334 9/.555 4/.000 ··· 5/.650 2/.000 268/187 .272/.317/.435/.752 .639/.797 .704 113/.738 7/1 7/1
2.Escobar G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 5/1.400 1/no AB ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 230/177 .203/.237/.236/.472 .560/.446 .474 93/.371 6/4 0/5
21.Francoeur G/S/vP ··· 2/1.000 1/.000 1/.000 2/.000 3/1.667 19/.485 2/2.000 4/.833 253/196 .270/.312/.470/.782 1.067/.697 .787 107/.581 6/0 9/2
17.Getz* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 1/.000 2/1.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 193/151 .241/.321/.290/.611 .639/.603 .593 66/.632 8/2 0/3
4.Gordon* G/S/vP ··· 2/.500 5/.400 6/1.100 2/.000 3/1.667 2/.500 1/no AB 1/.000 270/184 .281/.349/.467/.816 .816/.816 .905 116/.780 5/2 7/1
12.Maier* G/S/vP ··· 3/1.000 2/.500 1/.000 1/.000 2/.000 4/.500 2/.000 ··· 30/21 .333/.467/.458/.925 .730/1.006 .978 16/.661 0/0 0/0
27.Pena# G/S/vP ··· 1/3.000 1/5.000 1/2.000 ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 2/2.500 ··· 101/72 .233/.287/.378/.665 .656/.668 .616 42/.687 0/0 3/2
15.Treanor G/S/vP ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 4/.500 ··· 3/3.500 133/110 .215/.359/.299/.658 .780/.633 .731 54/.590 1/1 2/2
IP 63.1 28.1 16.0 16.1 25.2 25.0 23.2 26.0 39.2 TOTAL .258/.324/.393/.718 .750/.707 .730 .670 58/14 46/36
ERA-K/9 4.69/6.1 4.45/4.5 4.50/11.2 6.06/9.4 2.10/8.1 1.80/7.2 3.80/6.1 2.42/8.0 2.72/6.8 3.93/7.4

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Pena (21-11-1)
 Treanor (23-11-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 286/.265 120/.288 73/.200 78/.294 110/.204 99/.209 96/.216 106/.215 155/.188 .249  Francoeur
 Gordon
 Cabrera
 Maier
0/0/58/6
56/0/0/6
7/52/2/6
2/3/4/0
OPS .791 .814 .733 .891 .642 .525 .690 .602 .562 .720
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 172/.887 62/.888 30/1.245 52/.912 51/.484 56/.426 53/.632 56/.472 76/.488 .760
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 114/.650 58/.732 43/.438 26/.845 59/.775 43/.657 43/.744 50/.746 79/.632 .686
Road 149/.788 53/.710 48/.756 38/.785 49/.495 36/.343 45/.789 50/.534 82/.415
Last 28d days 92/.721 46/.883 24/.523 45/1.070 44/.671 38/.400 42/.720 41/.847 78/.647
HR/SB/CS 6/6/3 3/2/1 3/0/0 4/6/0 3/5/0 0/1/2 4/1/0 1/1/1 3/3/0 56/49/15
Usage ·····X·· o····X·· o·o···X· o····oo· Xo·X·X·· Xo···X·· ·X···X·· o··o·X·· ···X····

Usage -- each character represents the number of pitches thrown by the pitcher for yesterday, two days ago, three days ago, ...., up to eight days ago:
· - did not pitch; o - less than 16 pitches; X - at least 16 pitches (the median relief outing)
An Example ( ·X···o·X ): Yesterday off, 16 or more pitches, three days off, less than 16 pitches, day off, 16 or more pitches (8 days ago). Yesterday is in bold for improved scanning.