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Game Preview: KCR @ BAL, 7:05pm, Saturday, April 26, 2014 @Oriole Park at Camden Yards

Royals, 11-11, 11-11 2nd, 2 GB, 2½ GB in WC

SP: Jeremy Guthrie (35, RHP, 2-1, 4.68)

2014 Gamelogs / 2014 Splits / vs. BAL Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2014 (2-1) 25.0 27 13 13 7 14 5 4.68
2013 (15-12) 211.2 236 99 95 59 111 30 4.04
2012 (8-12) 181.2 206 109 96 50 101 30 4.76
Last 7 GS 3-3 46.0 51 21 21 11 23 9 4.11 50
2014-04-21 @CLE L 6.1 10 4 4 0 3 2 98 40
2014-04-16 @HOU ND 6.0 6 4 4 2 4 2 103 46
2014-04-09 TBR W 7.0 4 1 1 1 4 1 109 68
2014-04-04 CHW W 5.2 7 4 4 4 3 0 111 38
2013-09-26 @CHW W 7.0 4 2 2 1 4 2 95 64
2013-09-21 TEX L 6.0 7 3 3 2 1 0 100 45
2013-09-15 @DET L 8.0 13 3 3 1 4 2 113 47
Last 5 v.BAL 2-0 12.0 13 3 2 4 8 1 1.50 56
2013-07-25 BAL W 6.0 6 1 1 1 5 0 102 60
2013-05-09 @BAL W 6.0 7 2 1 3 3 1 100 52
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    6-3    Road:    5-8    ExtrInn: 1-1 
 vsRHP:   8-10   vsLHP:   3-1    1-Run:   2-5 
 vsEast:  3-1    vsCntrl: 5-10   vsWest:  3-0  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 22 Fri, Apr 25  @BAL  W   5-0       11-11  2nd  2.0 gb
 21 Thu, Apr 24  @CLE  L   1-5       10-11  4th  2.0 gb
 20 Wed, Apr 23  @CLE  L   3-5       10-10  2nd  1.0 gb
 19 Tue, Apr 22  @CLE  W   8-2       10-9   2nd  1.0 gb
 18 Mon, Apr 21  @CLE  L   3-4        9-9   2nd  1.0 gb
 17 Sun, Apr 20   MIN  L   3-8        9-8   2nd  1.0 gb
 16 Sat, Apr 19   MIN  W   5-4        9-7   1st    Tied
 15 Fri, Apr 18   MIN  W   5-0        8-7   1st    Tied
 14 Thu, Apr 17  @HOU  W   5-1        7-7   3rd  1.0 gb
 13 Wed, Apr 16  @HOU  W   6-4 (11)   6-7   4th  1.0 gb
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:11-11
Orioles, 11-11, 11-11 2nd, 1½ GB, 2½ GB in WC

SP: Wei-Yin Chen (28, LHP, 3-1, 4.91)

2014 Gamelogs / 2014 Splits / vs. KCR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2014 (3-1) 22.0 30 12 12 5 17 1 4.91
2013 (7-7) 137.0 142 62 62 39 104 17 4.07
2012 (12-11) 192.2 186 97 86 57 154 29 4.02
Last 7 GS 3-1 37.1 56 20 20 8 31 3 4.82 44
2014-04-21 @BOS W 5.0 4 3 3 3 5 0 93 49
2014-04-14 TBR W 6.1 5 1 1 2 4 0 99 61
2014-04-08 @NYY W 5.0 9 4 4 0 3 1 102 36
2014-04-03 BOS L 5.2 12 4 4 0 5 0 98 34
2013-09-28 BOS ND 5.1 9 3 3 1 5 0 96 42
2013-09-23 @TBR ND 4.1 6 2 2 2 4 0 83 45
2013-09-18 @BOS ND 5.2 11 3 3 0 5 2 101 40
Last 5 v.KCR 0-1 24.1 31 14 14 2 15 5 5.18 46
2013-07-24 @KCR ND 7.1 7 3 3 0 3 2 107 55
2013-05-07 KCR ND 6.1 9 2 2 0 2 0 78 49
2012-08-09 KCR L 4.2 9 7 7 1 5 2 86 22
2012-05-26 KCR ND 6.0 6 2 2 1 5 1 99 56
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    4-5    Road:    7-6    ExtrInn: 1-0 
 vsRHP:  10-8    vsLHP:   1-3    1-Run:   4-3 
 vsEast: 10-8    vsCntrl: 1-3    vsWest:  0-0  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 22 Fri, Apr 25   KCR  L   0-5       11-11  2nd  1.5 gb
 21 Thu, Apr 24  @TOR  W  11-4       11-10  2nd  1.5 gb
 20 Wed, Apr 23  @TOR  W  10-8       10-10  3rd  1.5 gb
 19 Tue, Apr 22  @TOR  L   3-9        9-10  4th  2.5 gb
 18 Mon, Apr 21  @BOS  W   7-6        9-9   3rd  1.5 gb
 17 Sun, Apr 20  @BOS  L   5-6        8-9   3rd  2.0 gb
 16 Sat, Apr 19  @BOS  L   2-4        8-8   3rd  1.0 gb
 15 Fri, Apr 18  @BOS  W   8-4        8-7   2nd  1.0 gb
 14 Wed, Apr 16   TBR  W   3-0        7-7   3rd  1.5 gb
 13 Mon, Apr 14   TBR  W   7-1        6-7   4th  1.0 gb
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:11-11
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Fri, Apr 25, 2014 KCR  5 @BAL  0        W:Yordano Ventura (2-1), L: Ubaldo Jimenez (0-4), S: none

Thu, Jul 25, 2013 KCR  7  BAL  1        W:Jeremy Guthrie (10-7), L: Miguel Gonzalez (8-4), S: none
Wed, Jul 24, 2013 KCR  4  BAL  3        W:Luke Hochevar (3-1), L: Darren O'Day (5-1), S: none
Tue, Jul 23, 2013 KCR  3  BAL  2        W:Bruce Chen (4-0), L: Jason Hammel (7-7), S: Greg Holland (25)
Mon, Jul 22, 2013 BAL  9 @KCR  2        W:Scott Feldman (9-7), L: Wade Davis (4-9), S: none
Thu, May 09, 2013 KCR  6 @BAL  2        W:Jeremy Guthrie (5-0), L: Freddy Garcia (0-1), S: none
Wed, May 08, 2013 BAL  5  KCR  3        W:Chris Tillman (3-1), L: Luis Mendoza (0-2), S: Jim Johnson (13)
Tue, May 07, 2013 BAL  4  KCR  3        W:Tommy Hunter (2-1), L: Tim Collins (1-1), S: Jim Johnson (12)
Sun, Aug 12, 2012 BAL  5  KCR  3        W:Luis Ayala (4-3), L: Bruce Chen (8-10), S: Jim Johnson (34)
Sat, Aug 11, 2012 KCR  7 @BAL  3        W:Luis Mendoza (6-8), L: Chris Tillman (5-2), S: none
Season Series: 2014 - KCR over 1-0; 2013 - KCR won 4-3; 2012 - BAL won 5-4; All-Time - BAL leads 257-199

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 2014 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 2013 season

NOTE: Team stats shown are for the 2014 season. Player Stats for the 2013 season. We will switch to 2014 stats on May 1st.

Royals Batters (3.64 RS/G) vs. Orioles Pitchers (4.68 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 16.Chen*
G/S/vB
53.Britton*
G/S/vB
29.Hunter
G/S/vB
17.Matusz*
G/S/vB
47.Meek
G/S/vB
56.O'Day
G/S/vB
60.Stinson
G/S/vB
58.Webb
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
23.Aoki* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 674/479 .286/.356/.370/.726 .781/.703 .705 92/.664 20/12 8/3
16.Butler G/S/vP 12/2.000 6/.833 11/.830 8/2.250 ··· 12/.349 ··· 1/5.000 668/496 .289/.374/.412/.787 .797/.783 .708 92/.516 0/0 15/0
1.Dyson* G/S/vP 1/.000 ··· 3/1.167 4/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 239/183 .258/.326/.366/.692 .531/.741 .540 25/.808 34/6 2/5
2.Escobar G/S/vP 12/.500 6/.167 8/.762 7/1.381 5/.000 4/1.250 ··· 2/1.000 642/448 .234/.259/.300/.559 .620/.532 .581 80/.779 22/0 4/13
4.Gordon* G/S/vP 9/.778 8/2.000 10/.600 9/1.083 ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· 700/462 .265/.327/.422/.749 .877/.683 .796 91/.708 11/3 20/1
12.Hayes G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 18/10 .278/.278/.611/.889 .625/1.100 1.250 4/.000 0/0 1/0
35.Hosmer* G/S/vP 11/1.455 6/.334 7/.143 3/.000 ··· 2/2.500 ··· ··· 680/449 .302/.353/.448/.801 .797/.803 .790 94/.734 11/4 17/8
14.Infante G/S/vP 3/1.666 5/.400 5/.400 1/.000 2/.000 4/.583 2/.000 3/1.167 476/322 .318/.345/.450/.795 .831/.778 .735 87/.712 5/2 10/10
27.Maxwell G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 262/161 .252/.328/.436/.764 .710/.797 .656 20/.472 6/2 7/5
8.Moustakas* G/S/vP 6/.833 ··· 6/1.166 8/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 514/396 .233/.287/.364/.651 .546/.682 .622 83/.572 2/4 12/16
32.Paredes# G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 135/94 .192/.231/.248/.479 .282/.565 .426 0/ 4/4 1/1
13.Perez G/S/vP 9/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 526/380 .292/.323/.433/.757 .867/.714 .710 87/.605 0/0 13/8
19.Valencia G/S/vP 3/.000 5/1.000 4/.000 3/1.334 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 170/68 .304/.335/.553/.888 1.031/.672 .741 11/.818 0/2 8/0
IP 137.0 40.0 86.1 51.0 62.0 17.0 80.1 TOTAL .255/.309/.354/.664 .568/.689 .617 .664 15/8 9/18
ERA-K/9 4.07/6.8 4.95/4.0 2.81/7.1 3.53/8.8 /0.0 2.18/8.6 3.18/6.4 2.91/6.1 4.46/7.0

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Hayes (3-1-0)
 Perez (46-25-3)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 572/.272 182/.321 336/.223 208/.230 / 247/.210 63/.169 332/.244 .282  Gordon
 Aoki
 Maxwell
 Dyson
 Paredes
 Hosmer
155/0/0/17
0/2/149/9
0/27/47/6
0/73/0/3
0/0/39/0
0/0/1/0
OPS .761 .837 .617 .616 .617 .612 .695 .797
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 135/.689 55/.849 177/.857 112/.502 / 92/.922 23/.221 141/.714 .760
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 437/.783 127/.832 159/.344 96/.747 / 155/.443 40/.843 191/.681 .835
Home 264/.704 88/.839 163/.534 105/.591 / 115/.713 48/.814 151/.690
Last 28d days 97/.800 59/.532 31/.923 39/.998 40/.593 36/.858 49/.997 34/.638
HR/SB/CS 17/4/3 4/2/1 11/3/4 3/1/1 // 7/6/4 4/0/0 5/14/2 28/8/2
Usage ····X··· ·o··XX·· ··X·X··· ··X·oo·X ···X·Xo· ··X·Xo·X ·X·X···· ··ooo·X·

NOTE: Team stats shown are for the 2014 season. Player Stats for the 2013 season. We will switch to 2014 stats on May 1st.

Orioles Batters (4.64 RS/G) vs. Royals Pitchers (3.68 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 11.Guthrie
G/S/vB
31.Coleman
G/S/vB
43.Crow
G/S/vB
17.Davis
G/S/vB
41.Duffy*
G/S/vB
40.Herrera
G/S/vB
56.Holland
G/S/vB
48.Mariot
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
45.Clevenger* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 24/21 .217/.250/.261/.511 .667/.488 .400 19/.957 0/0 0/1
23.Cruz G/S/vP 22/.536 3/.333 2/.000 6/.834 2/.000 2/.000 4/.500 ··· 456/339 .266/.327/.506/.833 .821/.837 .828 92/.979 5/1 27/3
19.Davis* G/S/vP 17/.368 3/1.666 ··· 6/1.333 ··· 5/.400 2/.000 ··· 673/434 .286/.370/.634/1.004 .763/1.142 1.057 94/.754 4/1 53/6
3.Flaherty* G/S/vP 3/1.167 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 271/246 .224/.293/.390/.683 .641/.687 .715 67/.502 2/0 10/2
2.Hardy G/S/vP 8/.250 6/1.100 3/1.167 26/.818 2/3.000 5/.600 3/.000 ··· 644/453 .263/.306/.433/.738 .783/.720 .730 59/.580 2/1 25/12
10.Jones G/S/vP 6/.167 6/.000 4/.500 23/.780 3/.000 6/.334 4/1.000 ··· 689/470 .285/.318/.493/.811 .732/.846 .827 95/.694 14/3 33/2
12.Lombardozzi# G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 307/227 .259/.278/.338/.616 .659/.601 .703 69/.672 4/3 2/3
9.Lough* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 335/265 .286/.311/.413/.724 .745/.718 .635 56/.491 5/2 5/2
21.Markakis* G/S/vP 6/.900 4/1.167 1/.000 38/.660 3/.666 6/1.000 3/.666 ··· 700/451 .271/.329/.356/.685 .651/.704 .737 102/.712 1/2 10/0
6.Schoop G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 15/12 .286/.333/.500/.833 1.167/.750 .833 75/.691 0/0 1/1
32.Wieters# G/S/vP 5/1.800 4/.250 4/.250 25/.920 3/1.000 5/.000 1/.000 ··· 579/401 .235/.287/.417/.704 .872/.628 .698 77/.975 2/0 22/3
27.Young G/S/vP 29/.392 6/.000 7/.000 14/.715 8/.625 3/.666 5/.400 ··· 361/259 .260/.307/.407/.715 .684/.724 .549 39/.803 0/0 11/5
IP 211.2 29.2 48.0 135.1 24.1 58.1 67.0 TOTAL .271/.326/.403/.728 .668/.747 .586 .728 11/2 16/9
ERA-K/9 4.04/4.7 0.61/9.7 3.38/8.2 5.32/7.6 1.85/8.1 3.86/11.4 1.21/13.8 /0.0 3.15/8.3

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Clevenger (2-0-1)
 Wieters (44-24-5)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 905/.285 110/.186 210/.271 618/.307 104/.213 245/.219 255/.170 / .235  Jones
 Lough
 Markakis
 Young
 Cruz
 Lombardozzi
0/156/0/11
15/7/74/8
0/0/155/7
0/0/65/4
0/0/102/1
23/0/0/1
OPS .784 .493 .776 .822 .608 .701 .479 .655
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 516/.905 37/.585 101/.846 335/.910 28/.692 124/.738 142/.512 / .648
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 389/.623 73/.446 109/.712 283/.721 76/.571 121/.661 113/.439 / .661
Road 474/.853 49/.258 105/.824 293/.857 46/.360 124/.805 117/.506 /
Last 28d days 109/.834 13/.891 27/.431 48/.470 31/.433 35/.708 32/.450 30/.526
HR/SB/CS 30/9/3 1/2/0 6/8/2 15/5/3 0/2/1 9/8/2 3/3/0 // 15/10/6
Usage ····X··· ·····o·o ···o···o ··X···o· ···X··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.