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Kansas City Royals vs. Detroit Tigers, at Kauffman Stadium, July 12, 2014 Matchups, Tickets, Preview

Date:
Saturday, July 12, 2014
Start Time:
6:10ct (local), 7:10et
Venue:
Kauffman Stadium
Tickets:
Series:
Game #3 of a 4-game series
Average Temp:
86° (based on last ten years)
Tigers
Manager:
Game #:
91
On This Date:
40-44
Royals
Manager:
Game #:
94
On This Date:
9-17
Season Series
Mon, Mar 31, 2014 DET  4  KCR  3     
Wed, Apr 02, 2014 DET  2  KCR  1 (10)
Fri, May 02, 2014 DET  8 @KCR  2     
Sat, May 03, 2014 DET  9 @KCR  2     
Sun, May 04, 2014 DET  9 @KCR  4     
Mon, Jun 16, 2014 KCR 11 @DET  8     
Tue, Jun 17, 2014 KCR 11 @DET  4     
Wed, Jun 18, 2014 KCR  2 @DET  1     
Thu, Jun 19, 2014 DET  2  KCR  1     
Thu, Jul 10, 2014 DET 16 @KCR  4     
Fri, Jul 11, 2014 DET  2 @KCR  1     

Sat, Jul 12, 2014 DET    @KCR  7:10pm
Sun, Jul 13, 2014 DET    @KCR  2:10pm
Mon, Sep 08, 2014 KCR    @DET  4:08pm
Tue, Sep 09, 2014 KCR    @DET  7:08pm
Wed, Sep 10, 2014 KCR    @DET  7:08pm
Fri, Sep 19, 2014 DET    @KCR  8:10pm
Sat, Sep 20, 2014 DET    @KCR  7:10pm
Sun, Sep 21, 2014 DET    @KCR  2:10pm

                         All times ET
52-37, 1st, 6½ up / Schedule
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   25-22   Road:   27-15   ExtrInn: 3-4 
 vsRHP:  32-28   vsLHP:  20-9    1-Run:  16-10
 vsEast: 11-8    vsCntrl:21-15   vsWest: 16-11 IL: 4-3 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 89 Fri, Jul 11  @KCR  W   2-1       52-37  1st  6.5 up
 88 Thu, Jul 10  @KCR  W  16-4       51-37  1st  5.5 up
 87 Wed, Jul  9   LAD  W   4-1       50-37  1st  4.5 up
 86 Tue, Jul  8   LAD  W  14-5       49-37  1st  4.5 up
 85 Sun, Jul  6   TBR  L   3-7       48-37  1st  4.0 up
 84 Sat, Jul  5   TBR  L   2-7       48-36  1st  4.0 up
 83 Fri, Jul  4   TBR  L   3-6       48-35  1st  4.0 up
 82 Thu, Jul  3   TBR  W   8-1       48-34  1st  5.0 up
 81 Wed, Jul  2   OAK  W   9-3       47-34  1st  4.5 up
 80 Tue, Jul  1   OAK  W   3-0       46-34  1st  4.5 up
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:15-5    Last 30:19-11
47-45, 2nd, 6½ GB, 8 GB in WC / Schedule
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   21-24   Road:   26-21   ExtrInn: 4-4 
 vsRHP:  35-32   vsLHP:  12-13   1-Run:  10-18
 vsEast: 14-9    vsCntrl:17-21   vsWest:  8-11 IL: 8-4 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 92 Fri, Jul 11   DET  L   1-2       47-45  2nd  6.5 gb
 91 Thu, Jul 10   DET  L   4-16      47-44  2nd  5.5 gb
 90 Wed, Jul  9  @TBR  W   5-4       47-43  2nd  4.5 gb
 89 Tue, Jul  8  @TBR  L   3-4       46-43  2nd  4.5 gb
 88 Mon, Jul  7  @TBR  W   6-0       46-42  2nd  3.5 gb
 87 Sun, Jul  6  @CLE  L   1-4       45-42  2nd  4.0 gb
 86 Sat, Jul  5  @CLE  L   3-7       45-41  2nd  4.0 gb
 85 Fri, Jul  4  @CLE  W   7-1       45-40  2nd  4.0 gb
 84 Wed, Jul  2  @MIN  W   4-0       44-40  2nd  4.5 gb
 83 Tue, Jul  1  @MIN  L   2-10      43-40  2nd  4.5 gb
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20: 8-12   Last 30:17-13
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Fri, Jul 11, 2014 DET  2 @KCR  1        W:Anibal Sanchez (6-3), L: Danny Duffy (5-9), S: Joe Nathan (19)
Thu, Jul 10, 2014 DET 16 @KCR  4        W:Drew Smyly (5-8), L: Jeremy Guthrie (5-8), S: none
Thu, Jun 19, 2014 DET  2  KCR  1        W:Anibal Sanchez (4-2), L: Danny Duffy (4-6), S: Joe Nathan (14)
Wed, Jun 18, 2014 KCR  2 @DET  1        W:Jeremy Guthrie (4-6), L: Drew Smyly (3-6), S: Greg Holland (21)
Tue, Jun 17, 2014 KCR 11 @DET  4        W:Yordano Ventura (5-5), L: Max Scherzer (8-3), S: none
Mon, Jun 16, 2014 KCR 11 @DET  8        W:Jason Vargas (7-2), L: Justin Verlander (6-7), S: none
Sun, May 04, 2014 DET  9 @KCR  4        W:Justin Verlander (4-1), L: Jason Vargas (2-1), S: none
Sat, May 03, 2014 DET  9 @KCR  2        W:Drew Smyly (2-1), L: Danny Duffy (1-2), S: none
Fri, May 02, 2014 DET  8 @KCR  2        W:Rick Porcello (4-1), L: James Shields (3-3), S: none
Wed, Apr 02, 2014 DET  2  KCR  1 (10)   W:Al Alburquerque (1-0), L: Tim Collins (0-1), S: none
Season Series: 2014 - DET over 8-3; 2013 - KCR won 10-9; 2012 - DET won 13-5; All-Time - DET leads 310-308

SP: Rick Porcello (25, RHP, 11-5, 3.53)

2014 Gamelogs / 2014 Splits / vs. KCR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2014 (11-5) 112.1 107 46 44 25 64 11 3.53
2013 (13-8) 177.0 185 87 85 42 142 18 4.32
2012 (10-12) 176.1 226 101 90 44 107 16 4.59
Last 7 GS 3-3 48.2 44 19 18 10 22 4 3.33 55
2014-07-06 TBR L 5.2 11 7 7 1 2 2 95 20
2014-07-01 OAK W 9.0 4 0 0 0 0 0 95 79
2014-06-26 @TEX W 9.0 3 0 0 3 6 0 115 84
2014-06-20 @CLE W 6.0 6 0 0 1 3 0 100 62
2014-06-15 MIN ND 7.0 5 3 3 3 4 0 107 56
2014-06-09 @CHW L 5.0 9 6 5 1 4 1 91 30
2014-06-04 TOR L 7.0 6 3 3 1 3 1 108 55
Last 5 v.KCR 3-1 29.0 30 12 12 5 19 4 3.72 52
2014-05-02 @KCR W 7.0 4 2 2 0 6 1 106 67
2012-10-01 @KCR W 5.0 4 1 1 3 3 1 88 55
2012-09-26 KCR ND 4.0 7 4 4 0 3 1 61 35
2012-08-30 @KCR L 5.0 8 2 2 2 4 1 99 45
2012-05-01 KCR W 8.0 7 3 3 0 3 0 98 59

SP: James Shields (32, RHP, 9-4, 3.71)

2014 Gamelogs / 2014 Splits / vs. DET Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2014 (9-4) 123.2 132 63 51 27 102 15 3.71
2013 (13-9) 228.2 215 82 80 68 196 20 3.15
2012 (15-10) 227.2 208 103 89 58 223 25 3.52
Last 7 GS 3-1 43.1 53 25 21 12 33 5 4.36 48
2014-07-07 @TBR W 7.0 3 0 0 1 10 0 103 80
2014-07-01 @MIN L 5.0 9 5 4 2 5 0 113 34
2014-06-25 LAD ND 7.0 7 4 4 1 2 1 107 48
2014-06-20 SEA ND 7.0 9 5 5 1 4 2 103 42
2014-06-15 @CHW W 6.0 10 3 3 1 3 0 110 42
2014-06-08 NYY W 6.0 6 1 0 2 8 0 110 64
2014-06-03 @STL ND 5.1 9 7 5 4 1 2 96 23
Last 5 v.DET 1-3 30.1 43 24 23 8 19 4 6.82 38
2014-05-02 DET L 6.1 12 8 7 1 3 1 105 21
2014-03-31 @DET ND 6.1 5 3 3 1 3 1 106 53
2013-09-06 DET L 3.2 14 10 10 2 6 0 91 -3
2013-08-16 @DET W 7.0 3 0 0 4 1 0 106 68
2013-07-21 DET L 7.0 9 3 3 0 6 2 99 53
Tigers Batters (4.83 RS/G) vs. Royals Pitchers (4.04 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 33.Shields
G/S/vB
67.Bueno*
G/S/vB
52.Chen*
G/S/vB
31.Coleman
G/S/vB
43.Crow
G/S/vB
17.Davis
G/S/vB
37.Downs*
G/S/vB
40.Herrera
G/S/vB
56.Holland
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
13.Avila* G/S/vP 28/.993 3/.000 14/.539 7/1.214 6/2.033 15/1.267 8/.946 9/.222 10/.300 258/189 .225/.342/.372/.714 .597/.759 .822 74/.713 0/3 6/3
24.Cabrera G/S/vP 51/1.153 1/3.000 49/1.428 12/1.100 11/.582 23/1.213 8/.625 8/.804 13/.462 379/273 .313/.372/.545/.917 .856/.940 .891 105/.866 0/1 14/4
9.Castellanos G/S/vP 2/1.000 2/.500 ··· 2/1.500 1/.000 2/1.000 ··· 1/3.000 1/.000 321/217 .269/.315/.405/.719 .837/.666 .663 100/.724 2/1 6/7
20.Davis G/S/vP 16/.375 1/3.000 10/.425 4/.500 6/.167 10/.543 4/1.250 2/.000 2/.000 272/174 .290/.328/.429/.757 .959/.643 .768 75/.845 24/8 6/2
50.Holaday G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 3/.666 ··· ··· 3/.500 1/.000 87/38 .278/.326/.316/.642 .489/.844 .672 27/.525 1/1 0/4
48.Hunter G/S/vP 56/.741 2/.000 28/.726 8/1.089 8/.000 17/.470 10/.800 6/.000 7/.286 309/217 .272/.294/.449/.743 .758/.737 .768 75/.765 3/1 12/4
14.Jackson G/S/vP 35/.871 1/.000 44/.939 11/.364 9/1.089 17/.185 4/1.750 10/.200 10/.425 348/252 .251/.314/.368/.682 .810/.634 .540 99/.654 8/3 3/4
32.Kelly* G/S/vP 9/.444 2/.000 1/.000 4/1.250 4/2.750 10/1.156 1/.000 6/.834 7/.286 108/93 .258/.333/.309/.643 .667/.639 .541 21/.749 3/1 0/1
3.Kinsler G/S/vP 46/.642 1/2.000 7/.858 7/1.738 4/.000 5/.200 11/.282 5/.400 1/4.000 397/288 .305/.338/.474/.813 .746/.839 .791 109/.959 10/3 11/2
28.Martinez G/S/vP 10/1.178 2/2.500 4/1.750 3/1.334 1/.000 3/1.667 3/.333 2/1.500 3/.333 197/133 .328/.365/.633/.999 .698/1.142 1.013 108/1.173 2/2 12/1
41.Martinez# G/S/vP 41/.805 1/.000 13/.891 7/.453 4/.583 22/.618 16/.646 2/.000 8/.625 340/252 .328/.391/.599/.991 1.196/.916 1.057 70/1.005 2/2 21/4
27.Romine# G/S/vP 3/.666 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB 1/.000 1/2.000 153/124 .223/.285/.266/.551 .750/.503 .449 18/.745 5/1 1/7
30.Suarez G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/3.000 2/.000 2/.000 1/3.000 1/no AB ··· 111/64 .274/.355/.442/.797 .846/.764 .841 86/.607 0/1 3/4
IP 123.2 16.2 25.1 21.1 38.2 38.2 27.1 38.0 33.2 TOTAL .279/.334/.445/.779 .796/.772 .762 .827 60/29 95/57
ERA-K/9 3.71/7.4 2.70/5.4 7.11/9.2 7.59/6.3 2.33/4.9 1.16/14.2 5.93/7.9 2.13/7.6 1.87/13.9 3.78/7.3

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Avila (43-24-2)
 Holaday (16-4-1)
 Martinez (3-1-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 528/.272 73/.269 116/.314 104/.344 151/.210 151/.115 122/.252 160/.234 132/.197 .255  Davis
 Jackson
 Hunter
 Kelly
 Martinez
64/5/0/6
0/84/0/2
0/0/68/1
4/3/9/0
25/0/20/0
OPS .756 .660 .822 1.022 .586 .340 .709 .621 .544 .705
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 281/.792 34/.441 31/.689 37/.489 65/.648 73/.479 61/.659 73/.691 71/.608 .705
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 247/.717 39/.869 85/.873 67/1.315 86/.538 78/.212 61/.759 87/.563 61/.472 .706
Home 201/.762 35/.721 73/.744 66/1.056 67/.629 72/.397 46/.731 78/.676 79/.584
Last 28d days 140/.816 55/.689 25/.593 16/1.420 29/.294 36/.289 21/.783 31/.522 33/.717
HR/SB/CS 15/3/3 0/0/0 2/4/0 5/0/1 3/1/0 0/0/0 1/2/1 0/3/2 3/1/1 81/32/15
Usage ····X··· ·X·X··X· ·····X·· ·X······ o·Xo···o o···o··· ·oo·Xo·· o·X····· ··o·····
Royals Batters (4.10 RS/G) vs. Tigers Pitchers (4.28 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 21.Porcello
G/S/vB
62.Alburquerque
G/S/vB
44.Chamberlain
G/S/vB
40.Coke*
G/S/vB
65.Hardy*
G/S/vB
46.Krol*
G/S/vB
36.Nathan
G/S/vB
55.Smith
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
23.Aoki* G/S/vP 3/.000 2/1.000 2/2.000 2/1.000 1/.000 2/.000 4/.000 ··· 297/224 .266/.328/.330/.657 .851/.593 .725 18/.944 7/4 0/2
16.Butler G/S/vP 47/.763 5/.600 9/.333 7/2.071 3/.000 1/3.000 15/.967 ··· 371/277 .269/.321/.349/.670 .725/.652 .725 103/.722 0/0 3/
6.Cain G/S/vP 3/.333 6/.533 2/1.000 3/1.667 1/2.000 1/.000 3/.666 ··· 273/201 .313/.348/.434/.782 .816/.770 .862 102/.817 12/3 3/1
1.Dyson* G/S/vP 9/.833 3/.000 ··· 4/.500 ··· 1/.000 3/.333 ··· 161/131 .294/.350/.343/.693 .621/.710 .611 71/.731 17/4 1/3
2.Escobar G/S/vP 23/.086 8/.250 1/.000 7/.167 1/.000 1/.000 8/.625 ··· 351/267 .283/.321/.388/.709 .746/.696 .757 91/.642 22/2 2/7
4.Gordon* G/S/vP 35/.902 3/.000 4/1.000 16/.438 2/.000 2/.000 12/.614 ··· 368/262 .268/.348/.425/.772 .750/.782 .775 87/.646 6/2 9/1
12.Hayes G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/no AB 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 41/28 .100/.122/.175/.297 .077/.393 .409 6/.533 0/0 1/0
35.Hosmer* G/S/vP 19/1.056 4/.500 3/.666 13/.917 1/.000 1/.000 6/.900 ··· 411/288 .268/.316/.382/.698 .655/.717 .574 114/.746 3/1 6/6
18.Ibanez* G/S/vP 9/.347 1/.000 2/1.000 4/.250 1/.000 ··· 11/.455 ··· 221/182 .147/.235/.254/.489 .160/.560 .560 42/.440 3/2 4/1
14.Infante G/S/vP 3/2.000 1/2.000 3/.666 2/.500 1/.000 ··· 11/.364 ··· 303/219 .273/.316/.381/.697 .576/.743 .631 94/.844 4/1 5/4
8.Moustakas* G/S/vP 19/.760 7/.286 1/.000 11/.764 1/no AB 1/.000 5/.400 ··· 258/220 .193/.257/.378/.634 .590/.642 .521 75/.750 0/0 10/6
13.Perez G/S/vP 13/.308 6/.900 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 1/2.000 2/.000 ··· 341/260 .284/.328/.441/.769 .592/.820 .751 100/.819 1/0 11/3
19.Valencia G/S/vP 17/.686 3/.000 3/.000 6/1.000 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 107/47 .293/.336/.404/.740 .936/.488 .774 31/.953 0/0 2/1
IP 112.1 33.0 36.2 32.0 12.2 26.0 33.2 10.2 TOTAL .265/.315/.378/.693 .683/.696 .676 .738 78/19 55/51
ERA-K/9 3.53/5.1 3.00/10.4 2.70/9.6 4.78/6.5 2.13/9.2 4.15/7.3 5.61/9.3 4.22/7.6 3.99/7.6

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Hayes (5-1-1)
 Perez (27-13-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 451/.253 139/.240 148/.231 141/.294 51/.182 119/.306 152/.274 43/.293 .259  Cain
 Gordon
 Aoki
 Dyson
 Ibanez
0/51/33/7
88/0/0/6
1/0/66/3
3/55/0/3
20/0/5/0
OPS .692 .654 .603 .790 .553 .917 .757 .716 .721
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 256/.678 70/.695 74/.701 62/.602 22/.393 60/.724 84/.854 19/.842 .665
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 195/.710 69/.612 74/.506 79/.945 29/.671 59/1.110 68/.638 24/.610 .779
Road 234/.690 59/.581 65/.414 76/.767 25/.701 65/.849 73/.886 25/.777
Last 28d days 141/.563 32/.665 33/.510 32/.477 51/.553 16/1.375 43/.683 43/.716
HR/SB/CS 11/2/3 4/4/0 1/2/1 3/1/1 1/0/0 6/0/0 5/7/0 0/0/0 77/62/29
Usage ·····X·· ···X·X·· o·X···o· ·o····o· ·X····oX ···X·o·· X·o··X·· ·o·o·X·X

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

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.