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Game Preview: KCR @ LAA, 3:35pm, Sunday, April 8, 2012 @Angel Stadium of Anaheim

Royals, 1-1, 1-1 2nd, 1 GB, 1 GB in WC

SP: Jonathan Sanchez (29, LHP, 0-0, undef)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. LAA Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (4-7) 101.1 80 54 48 66 102 9 4.26
2010 (13-9) 193.1 142 74 66 96 205 21 3.07
2009 (8-12) 163.1 135 82 77 88 177 19 4.24
Last 7 GS 0-4 32.0 29 22 21 26 30 3 5.91 45
2011-08-16 @ATL ND 2.2 1 1 1 1 0 0 34 51
2011-08-10 PIT L 4.1 4 5 4 4 6 1 83 39
2011-08-05 PHI L 4.2 7 5 5 2 4 2 85 32
2011-06-24 CLE ND 4.2 2 3 3 6 6 0 94 48
2011-06-18 @OAK L 4.2 6 4 4 3 3 0 91 36
2011-06-12 CIN ND 6.0 5 2 2 5 5 0 103 54
2011-06-07 WSN L 5.0 4 2 2 5 6 0 97 52
Last 5 v.LAA 0-1 3.2 10 7 6 0 3 2 14.73 18
2009-06-16 LAA L 3.2 10 7 6 0 3 2 76 18
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    0-0    Road:    1-1    ExtrInn: 0-0 
 vsRHP:   1-1    vsLHP:   0-0    1-Run:   0-0 
 vsEast:  0-0    vsCntrl: 0-0    vsWest:  1-1  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
  2 Sat, Apr  7  @LAA  W   6-3        1-1   2nd  1.0 gb
  1 Fri, Apr  6  @LAA  L   0-5        0-1   2nd  1.0 gb
 Last 10: 1-1    Last 20: 1-1    Last 30: 1-1 
Angels, 1-1, 1-1 2nd, 1 GB, 1 GB in WC

SP: Ervin Santana (29, RHP, 0-0, undef)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. KCR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (11-12) 228.2 207 95 86 72 178 26 3.38
2010 (17-10) 222.2 221 104 97 73 169 27 3.92
2009 (8-8) 139.2 159 83 78 47 107 24 5.03
Last 7 GS 2-3 46.2 43 26 23 23 31 6 4.44 50
2011-09-22 @TOR ND 6.0 6 2 2 5 5 1 104 52
2011-09-17 @BAL L 7.0 5 5 5 3 3 2 109 47
2011-09-11 NYY L 6.0 8 6 5 4 8 2 99 38
2011-09-06 SEA L 6.0 7 2 0 2 4 0 110 56
2011-09-01 @SEA W 6.2 4 3 3 7 5 0 109 52
2011-08-27 @TEX W 7.0 4 4 4 1 2 1 95 54
2011-08-23 CHW ND 8.0 9 4 4 1 4 0 115 51
Last 5 v.KCR 1-2 34.1 34 20 20 14 23 5 5.24 48
2011-06-10 KCR L 7.0 7 4 4 5 5 2 116 47
2011-05-30 @KCR ND 6.0 7 6 6 4 5 2 114 35
2011-04-02 @KCR ND 6.2 7 3 3 2 6 0 94 52
2010-08-09 KCR W 6.1 6 3 3 1 3 1 95 51
2010-07-03 KCR L 8.1 7 4 4 2 4 0 114 55
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    1-1    Road:    0-0    ExtrInn: 0-0 
 vsRHP:   0-1    vsLHP:   1-0    1-Run:   0-0 
 vsEast:  0-0    vsCntrl: 1-1    vsWest:  0-0  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
  2 Sat, Apr  7   KCR  L   3-6        1-1   2nd  1.0 gb
  1 Fri, Apr  6   KCR  W   5-0        1-0   1st    Tied
 Last 10: 1-1    Last 20: 1-1    Last 30: 1-1 
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sat, Apr 07, 2012 KCR  6 @LAA  3        W:Luke Hochevar (1-0), L: Dan Haren (0-1), S: none
Fri, Apr 06, 2012 LAA  5  KCR  0        W:Jered Weaver (1-0), L: Aaron Crow (0-1), S: none

Sun, Jun 12, 2011 KCR  9 @LAA  0        W:Vin Mazzaro (1-1), L: Tyler Chatwood (3-4), S: none
Sat, Jun 11, 2011 LAA  7  KCR  5        W:Scott Downs (4-2), L: Tim Collins (3-3), S: Jordan Walden (14)
Fri, Jun 10, 2011 KCR  4 @LAA  2        W:Jeff Francis (3-6), L: Ervin Santana (3-6), S: Joakim Soria (9)
Wed, Jun 01, 2011 KCR  2  LAA  0        W:Tim Collins (3-2), L: Scott Downs (3-2), S: none
Tue, May 31, 2011 KCR  7  LAA  3        W:Jeff Francis (2-5), L: Joel Pineiro (2-2), S: none
Mon, May 30, 2011 LAA 10 @KCR  8        W:Kevin Jepsen (1-2), L: Joakim Soria (3-3), S: Fernando Rodney (3)
Sun, Apr 03, 2011 KCR 12  LAA  9 (13)   W:Tim Collins (1-0), L: Jason Bulger (0-1), S: none
Sat, Apr 02, 2011 KCR  5  LAA  4        W:Aaron Crow (1-0), L: Kevin Jepsen (0-1), S: Joakim Soria (1)
Season Series: 2012 - tied 1-1; 2011 - KCR won 7-3; 2010 - LAA won 7-3; All-Time - LAA leads 271-265

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 2012 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

For the 2011 season

NOTE: Team stats shown are for the 2012 season. Player Stats for the 2011 season. We will switch to 2012 stats on May 1st.

Royals Batters (3.00 RS/G) vs. Angels Pitchers (3.00 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 54.Santana
G/S/vB
37.Downs*
G/S/vB
24.Haren
G/S/vB
32.Hawkins
G/S/vB
55.Isringhausen
G/S/vB
40.Jepsen
G/S/vB
21.Takahashi*
G/S/vB
63.Thompson
G/S/vB
51.Walden
G/S/vB
33.Wilson*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
11.Betancourt G/S/vP 52/.628 7/.857 29/.821 2/.000 2/.000 6/.666 ··· 2/.000 ··· 15/.467 584/462 .252/.271/.381/.652 .576/.672 .624 6/.667 4/4 13/21
30.Bourgeois G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 3/.000 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 10/1.200 252/143 .294/.323/.357/.680 .925/.497 .708 / 31/6 1/1
16.Butler G/S/vP 36/1.079 2/2.500 15/.733 ··· 1/.000 5/.933 3/.333 2/3.500 2/.000 14/.690 673/501 .291/.361/.461/.822 .917/.790 .782 8/.250 2/1 19/0
6.Cain G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 3/.833 ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 23/17 .273/.304/.318/.623 .167/.765 .623 9/.236 0/0 0/0
2.Escobar G/S/vP 13/.962 1/.000 6/.400 1/.000 ··· 3/.333 2/1.000 3/.333 1/.000 3/1.000 598/447 .254/.290/.343/.633 .576/.651 .708 7/.667 26/9 4/15
21.Francoeur G/S/vP 13/.160 2/1.000 16/.376 6/.666 6/.833 3/1.334 2/4.500 4/.000 2/.000 5/1.850 656/488 .285/.329/.476/.805 .934/.762 .788 7/1.000 22/10 20/5
17.Getz* G/S/vP 22/.884 2/.000 6/.000 1/3.000 ··· 6/.533 2/1.000 2/1.000 ··· 4/.500 429/319 .255/.313/.287/.600 .636/.588 .561 1/3.000 21/7 0/7
4.Gordon* G/S/vP 27/.750 4/1.833 15/.606 ··· 4/.500 5/.800 5/.800 3/.000 2/1.000 7/.286 690/478 .303/.376/.502/.879 .829/.901 .817 9/.111 17/8 23/4
35.Hosmer* G/S/vP 7/1.429 2/.000 3/2.334 ··· ··· 2/.000 4/.000 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 563/400 .293/.334/.465/.799 .585/.886 .793 9/.778 11/5 19/8
12.Maier* G/S/vP 10/.400 ··· 6/.733 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· ··· 3/.000 113/72 .232/.345/.337/.682 .627/.714 .619 / 1/0 0/0
8.Moustakas* G/S/vP 3/1.167 1/.000 3/1.666 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 365/267 .263/.309/.367/.675 .494/.741 .715 7/.714 2/0 5/11
27.Pena# G/S/vP 6/.333 ··· 6/.833 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 2/1.500 1/2.000 1/2.000 6/.334 240/168 .248/.288/.338/.625 .600/.636 .770 3/.667 0/0 3/2
33.Quintero G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 11/.728 5/.650 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 272/213 .240/.258/.317/.575 .650/.555 .547 4/2.083 1/0 2/5
IP 228.2 53.2 238.1 48.1 46.2 13.0 68.0 54.0 60.1 223.1 TOTAL .242/.261/.394/.655 .000/.719 .655 .655 1/0 2/1
ERA-K/9 3.38/7.0 1.34/5.9 3.17/7.3 2.42/5.2 4.05/8.5 7.62/4.2 3.44/6.9 3.00/9.3 2.98/10.0 2.94/8.3 2.50/10.0

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Pena (48-27-4)
 Quintero (48-14-3)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 949/.241 218/.199 953/.235 204/.260 200/.211 68/.375 281/.232 228/.224 253/.223 915/.232 .242  Gordon
 Francoeur
 Maier
 Bourgeois
 Cain
148/0/0/20
0/0/153/16
11/9/10/2
34/34/13/1
0/2/4/0
OPS .693 .539 .630 .624 .653 .981 .663 .637 .642 .651 .655
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 515/.703 92/.483 559/.617 90/.584 88/.869 33/.894 129/.733 110/.621 139/.650 198/.658 .635
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 434/.681 126/.581 394/.648 114/.655 112/.498 35/1.068 152/.599 118/.651 114/.631 717/.650 .668
Home 516/.697 97/.365 431/.566 116/.559 103/.577 28/1.016 139/.647 116/.548 129/.641 425/.681
Last 28d days / 3/.000 27/1.253 4/1.167 2/.000 / 3/.000 3/.000 / /
HR/SB/CS 26/28/5 3/0/0 20/21/5 1/2/1 6/10/2 2/1/0 7/7/2 5/6/1 3/13/2 16/24/7 2/1/0
Usage ·o······ X······· X······· o······· o······· o·······

NOTE: Team stats shown are for the 2012 season. Player Stats for the 2011 season. We will switch to 2012 stats on May 1st.

Angels Batters (4.00 RS/G) vs. Royals Pitchers (4.00 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 57.Sanchez*
G/S/vB
51.Broxton
G/S/vB
55.Collins*
G/S/vB
43.Crow
G/S/vB
23.Duffy*
G/S/vB
40.Herrera
G/S/vB
44.Hochevar
G/S/vB
56.Holland
G/S/vB
39.Mendoza
G/S/vB
50.Mijares*
G/S/vB
61.Teaford*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
53.Abreu* G/S/vP 6/.666 5/.900 4/2.500 1/.000 ··· ··· 18/1.091 2/.000 3/.000 5/.650 2/1.500 585/418 .253/.353/.365/.717 .598/.766 .727 4/.917 21/5 8/1
19.Amarista* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 56/49 .154/.182/.250/.432 .000/.491 .313 0/ 0/0 0/2
2.Aybar# G/S/vP ··· 8/.000 1/.000 2/1.500 ··· ··· 16/1.169 4/1.500 3/1.667 5/.400 1/.000 605/405 .279/.322/.421/.743 .607/.807 .690 8/.500 30/6 10/13
25.Bourjos G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 1/no AB ··· ··· 5/.400 3/.666 ··· 1/.000 ··· 552/362 .271/.327/.438/.765 .840/.725 .824 3/1.333 22/9 12/4
6.Callaspo# G/S/vP 1/no AB 2/.000 3/.666 2/3.000 ··· ··· 5/1.100 1/.000 ··· 6/.666 1/.000 536/376 .288/.366/.375/.740 .730/.745 .674 3/.000 8/1 6/15
48.Hunter G/S/vP ··· 7/.715 3/.333 3/.000 ··· ··· 15/.866 3/.666 3/2.334 3/.666 1/5.000 649/451 .262/.336/.429/.765 .886/.715 .844 8/.750 5/7 23/3
17.Iannetta G/S/vP 26/1.079 5/.000 1/3.000 1/2.000 2/.000 ··· 3/1.000 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· 426/314 .238/.370/.414/.785 .990/.718 .975 3/.667 6/3 14/2
13.Izturis# G/S/vP 4/2.750 3/.000 4/.500 1/.000 ··· ··· 11/.920 3/.000 5/1.600 1/no AB 1/.000 494/315 .276/.334/.388/.722 .780/.687 .610 1/.000 9/6 5/8
47.Kendrick G/S/vP ··· 2/2.000 2/.000 3/.666 ··· ··· 11/1.245 3/.666 2/1.000 3/.666 ··· 583/384 .285/.338/.464/.802 .840/.782 .731 8/.804 14/6 18/5
8.Morales# G/S/vP 2/1.500 3/1.667 ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 5/1.600 ··· 2/.000 5/2.400 ··· / /// / 7/1.571 / /
5.Pujols G/S/vP 11/1.145 17/.368 1/2.000 3/1.167 2/2.000 ··· 6/1.100 4/.250 ··· ··· ··· 651/527 .299/.366/.541/.906 .946/.897 .948 8/.536 9/1 37/14
44.Trumbo G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.000 1/2.000 ··· ··· 5/.400 2/1.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 573/385 .254/.291/.477/.768 .748/.778 .766 3/.667 9/4 29/10
10.Wells G/S/vP 3/.000 1/.000 4/.000 4/.000 ··· ··· 11/.495 2/.000 4/.000 2/1.000 ··· 529/357 .218/.248/.412/.660 .851/.569 .564 8/.250 9/4 25/3
46.Wilson G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/.500 ··· ··· ··· ··· 127/62 .189/.252/.288/.540 .730/.345 .549 2/.500 0/2 1/1
IP 101.1 12.2 67.0 62.0 105.1 2.0 198.0 60.0 14.2 49.0 44.0 TOTAL .290/.318/.387/.705 .455/.836 .705 .705 0/1 0/3
ERA-K/9 4.26/9.1 5.68/7.1 3.63/8.1 2.76/9.4 5.64/7.4 13.50/0.0 4.68/5.8 1.80/11.1 1.23/4.3 4.59/5.5 3.27/5.7 4.24/7.4

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Iannetta (70-30-8)
 Wilson (25-10-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 444/.220 62/.283 295/.216 266/.237 474/.287 9/.286 835/.252 233/.175 60/.212 228/.275 175/.231 .290  Hunter
 Bourjos
 Wells
 Abreu
 Amarista
 Kendrick
 Trumbo
0/1/136/15
0/147/0/7
111/12/10/4
18/0/10/2
8/0/0/1
23/0/0/1
1/0/10/0
OPS .703 .840 .681 .711 .864 1.232 .742 .521 .550 .797 .710 .705
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 109/.526 26/.670 135/.683 120/.919 126/.811 2/2.500 456/.766 106/.522 29/.550 97/.698 73/.570 1.099
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 335/.763 36/.951 160/.678 146/.537 348/.882 7/.733 379/.714 127/.519 31/.550 131/.874 102/.799 .568
Road 210/.668 17/.721 146/.597 126/.747 260/.863 3/.000 355/.748 129/.676 29/.468 114/.854 70/.578
Last 28d days / 4/1.500 3/1.000 7/.857 / / 23/.590 10/1.167 / / /
HR/SB/CS 9/12/5 2/0/0 5/7/1 8/6/1 15/11/9 1/0/0 23/20/3 3/1/0 0/0/2 4/2/3 8/3/1 0/0/1
Usage o······· o······· ·X······ X······· XX······

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.