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Toronto Blue Jays vs. Kansas City Royals, at Rogers Centre, August 1, 2015 Matchups, Tickets, Preview

Date:
Saturday, August 1, 2015
Start Time:
1:07et (local)
Venue:
Rogers Centre
Series:
Game #3 of a 4-game series
Average Temp:
78° (based on last ten years)
Royals
Manager:
Game #:
107
On This Date:
20-21
Blue Jays
Manager:
Game #:
106
On This Date:
18-18
Season Series
Fri, Jul 10, 2015 KCR  3  TOR  0     
Sat, Jul 11, 2015 TOR  6 @KCR  2     
Sun, Jul 12, 2015 KCR 11  TOR 10     
Thu, Jul 30, 2015 TOR  5  KCR  2     
Fri, Jul 31, 2015 TOR  7  KCR  6 (11)

Sat, Aug 01, 2015 KCR    @TOR  1:07pm
Sun, Aug 02, 2015 KCR    @TOR  1:07pm

                         All times ET
61-41, 1st, 8 up / Schedule
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   34-18   Road:   27-23   ExtrInn: 6-2 
 vsRHP:  43-24   vsLHP:  18-17   1-Run:  14-9 
 vsEast:  9-9    vsCntrl:26-16   vsWest: 15-10 IL:11-6 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
102 Fri, Jul 31  @TOR  L   6-7 (11)  61-41  1st  8.0 up
101 Thu, Jul 30  @TOR  L   2-5       61-40  1st  8.0 up
100 Wed, Jul 29  @CLE  L   1-12      61-39  1st  9.0 up
 99 Tue, Jul 28  @CLE  W   2-1       61-38  1st  9.0 up
 98 Mon, Jul 27  @CLE  W   9-4       60-38  1st  8.0 up
 97 Sun, Jul 26   HOU  W   5-1       59-38  1st  7.5 up
 96 Sat, Jul 25   HOU  W   2-1 (10)  58-38  1st  6.5 up
 95 Fri, Jul 24   HOU  L   0-4       57-38  1st  5.5 up
 94 Thu, Jul 23  @STL  L   3-4       57-37  1st  6.5 up
 93 Wed, Jul 22   PIT  W   5-1       57-36  1st  7.5 up
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:17-13
53-51, 2nd, 6 GB, 3 GB in WC / Schedule
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   31-20   Road:   22-31   ExtrInn: 4-5 
 vsRHP:  38-40   vsLHP:  15-11   1-Run:  11-22
 vsEast: 23-21   vsCntrl:10-12   vsWest: 11-12 IL: 9-6 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
104 Fri, Jul 31   KCR  W   7-6 (11)  53-51  2nd  6.0 gb
103 Thu, Jul 30   KCR  W   5-2       52-51  2nd  6.0 gb
102 Wed, Jul 29   PHI  W   8-2       51-51  3rd  7.0 gb
101 Tue, Jul 28   PHI  L   2-3       50-51  4th  8.0 gb
100 Sun, Jul 26  @SEA  L   5-6 (10)  50-50  2nd  6.5 gb
 99 Sat, Jul 25  @SEA  W   8-6       50-49  2nd  5.5 gb
 98 Fri, Jul 24  @SEA  L   2-5       49-49  2nd  5.5 gb
 97 Thu, Jul 23  @OAK  W   5-2       49-48  2nd  5.5 gb
 96 Wed, Jul 22  @OAK  L   3-4 (10)  48-48  2nd  5.5 gb
 95 Tue, Jul 21  @OAK  W   7-1       48-47  2nd  4.5 gb
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:14-16
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Fri, Jul 31, 2015 TOR  7  KCR  6 (11)   W:Liam Hendriks (3-0), L: Franklin Morales (3-1), S: none
Thu, Jul 30, 2015 TOR  5  KCR  2        W:Marco Estrada (8-6), L: Danny Duffy (4-5), S: Roberto Osuna (6)
Sun, Jul 12, 2015 KCR 11  TOR 10        W:Wade Davis (5-1), L: Bo Schultz (0-1), S: Greg Holland (19)
Sat, Jul 11, 2015 TOR  6 @KCR  2        W:Mark Buehrle (10-5), L: Chris Young (7-5), S: none
Fri, Jul 10, 2015 KCR  3  TOR  0        W:Danny Duffy (3-4), L: Marco Estrada (6-5), S: Greg Holland (18)

Sun, Jun 01, 2014 TOR  4  KCR  0        W:Mark Buehrle (10-1), L: Jeremy Guthrie (2-5), S: none
Sat, May 31, 2014 TOR 12  KCR  2        W:Marcus Stroman (2-0), L: Aaron Brooks (0-1), S: Todd Redmond (1)
Fri, May 30, 2014 KCR  6 @TOR  1        W:Jason Vargas (5-2), L: J.A. Happ (4-2), S: none
Thu, May 29, 2014 KCR  8 @TOR  6 (10)   W:Wade Davis (4-1), L: Todd Redmond (0-4), S: Greg Holland (15)
Thu, May 01, 2014 TOR  7 @KCR  3        W:Mark Buehrle (5-1), L: Jeremy Guthrie (2-2), S: Aaron Loup (1)
Season Series: 2015 - TOR over 3-2; 2014 - KCR won 4-3; 2013 - TOR won 4-2; All-Time - TOR leads 193-184

SP: Yordano Ventura (24, RHP, 5-7, 4.86)

2015 Gamelogs / 2015 Splits / vs. TOR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2015 (5-7) 83.1 84 45 45 25 70 7 4.86
2014 (14-10) 183.0 168 70 65 69 159 14 3.20
2013 (0-1) 15.1 13 6 6 6 11 3 3.52
Last 7 GS 2-4 36.0 39 21 21 10 34 1 5.25 49
2015-07-26 HOU W 7.0 6 1 1 0 5 0 97 66
2015-07-20 PIT L 4.0 10 6 6 1 7 0 92 24
2015-07-09 TBR W 5.0 4 3 3 3 4 0 88 48
2015-06-12 @STL L 3.0 4 2 2 1 2 0 52 44
2015-06-06 TEX L 3.0 6 4 4 2 3 0 78 32
2015-05-31 @CHC ND 7.0 4 1 1 1 6 0 104 70
2015-05-24 STL L 7.0 5 4 4 2 7 1 114 56
Last 5 v.TOR 0-0 5.0 2 0 0 2 4 0 0.00 65
2014-04-30 TOR ND 5.0 2 0 0 2 4 0 92 65

SP: Mark Buehrle (36, LHP, 11-5, 3.29)

2015 Gamelogs / 2015 Splits / vs. KCR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2015 (11-5) 134.0 139 54 49 21 67 13 3.29
2014 (13-10) 202.0 228 83 76 46 119 15 3.39
2013 (12-10) 203.2 223 100 94 51 139 24 4.15
Last 7 GS 4-1 48.2 47 15 11 4 27 2 2.03 59
2015-07-26 @SEA ND 5.2 10 3 3 1 3 1 98 39
2015-07-21 @OAK W 7.0 8 1 1 0 3 0 95 60
2015-07-11 @KCR W 7.0 5 2 2 0 2 0 85 61
2015-07-06 @CHW L 8.0 9 4 0 0 2 0 104 58
2015-07-01 BOS W 7.0 4 1 1 0 7 0 106 72
2015-06-26 TEX W 7.0 5 2 2 2 5 1 98 62
2015-06-20 BAL ND 7.0 6 2 2 1 5 0 105 61
Last 5 v.KCR 4-1 35.0 37 12 10 6 15 2 2.57 55
2015-07-11 @KCR W 7.0 5 2 2 0 2 0 85 61
2014-06-01 KCR W 8.0 6 0 0 1 3 0 102 72
2014-05-01 @KCR W 6.2 7 3 2 2 4 0 94 52
2013-08-30 KCR W 7.0 4 0 0 1 5 0 99 73
2011-09-15 @KCR L 6.1 15 7 6 2 1 2 104 16
Royals Batters (4.31 RS/G) vs. Blue Jays Pitchers (4.29 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 56.Buehrle*
G/S/vB
27.Cecil*
G/S/vB
32.Hawkins
G/S/vB
31.Hendriks
G/S/vB
62.Loup*
G/S/vB
54.Osuna
G/S/vB
41.Sanchez
G/S/vB
47.Schultz
G/S/vB
52.Tepera
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
9.Butera G/S/vP 11/.400 4/.500 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 69/48 .182/.194/.197/.391 .461/.362 .469 23/.399 0/1 0/2
6.Cain G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· ··· 7/.715 3/.666 ··· 2/.000 3/.000 ··· 383/252 .314/.371/.504/.875 1.042/.789 .885 82/1.030 19/4 11/7
19.Cuthbert G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 20/14 .316/.350/.474/.824 .833/.819 .000 20/.824 0/0 0/1
1.Dyson* G/S/vP 9/.000 1/2.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 157/130 .239/.314/.370/.683 .612/.698 .709 57/.604 18/1 1/0
2.Escobar G/S/vP 23/.913 8/.000 3/.000 11/.182 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 5/.400 ··· 417/295 .280/.318/.350/.668 .693/.657 .639 110/.654 8/5 2/9
35.Hosmer* G/S/vP 23/.609 9/.444 ··· 10/.522 4/1.000 2/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 415/256 .316/.374/.481/.856 .720/.941 .771 99/1.068 4/2 11/2
14.Infante G/S/vP 29/.509 10/.500 6/.666 3/.000 4/1.750 1/.000 ··· 3/.666 1/.000 363/265 .233/.246/.321/.567 .657/.533 .574 94/.622 1/2 1/9
25.Morales# G/S/vP 9/.444 7/.619 2/1.000 3/2.667 5/.900 1/.000 1/.000 2/.000 ··· 414/256 .281/.338/.451/.789 .740/.821 .782 99/.745 0/0 12/0
8.Moustakas* G/S/vP 15/.297 8/.625 2/.000 8/1.375 2/.500 ··· 1/.000 5/.800 ··· 398/253 .283/.342/.420/.762 .667/.815 .770 79/.612 1/2 10/9
13.Perez G/S/vP 13/1.098 6/1.167 3/1.334 9/1.556 3/.000 1/.000 ··· 3/.000 1/5.000 358/254 .248/.263/.421/.683 .542/.742 .638 74/.535 1/0 15/2
15.Rios G/S/vP 33/.606 7/1.143 9/.819 9/1.806 3/.666 2/.000 ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 226/159 .249/.283/.319/.602 .589/.608 .529 82/.775 7/0 2/3
18.Zobrist# G/S/vP 35/.856 30/.905 4/.500 3/.333 11/.282 3/.000 3/.000 1/.000 1/no AB 279/190 .263/.348/.436/.784 .866/.745 .809 74/.756 1/2 6/3
IP 134.0 34.2 24.1 45.1 34.2 46.1 70.0 30.0 23.2 TOTAL .270/.320/.406/.726 .715/.732 .707 .750 65/23 80/59
ERA-K/9 3.29/4.5 3.89/10.1 3.33/8.1 2.58/9.1 5.19/9.9 2.14/10.1 3.34/5.9 2.40/7.5 2.28/6.1 3.99/7.0

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Butera (13-7-0)
 Perez (45-23-3)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 548/.270 144/.233 97/.258 176/.208 150/.266 180/.188 294/.233 114/.183 88/.183 .254  Cain
 Dyson
 Rios
 Zobrist
 Hosmer
0/87/0/5
15/19/17/4
0/0/58/3
29/0/3/1
0/0/1/0
OPS .718 .695 .676 .518 .776 .537 .710 .545 .604 .720
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 158/.760 44/.860 42/.630 73/.710 60/.708 87/.568 157/.934 50/.449 36/.450 .727
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 390/.701 100/.624 55/.709 103/.380 90/.821 93/.508 137/.462 64/.611 52/.692 .714
Home 210/.716 75/.747 52/.807 103/.538 76/.682 95/.532 164/.609 54/.392 37/.825
Last 28d days 113/.682 28/.416 33/.493 24/.250 23/1.178 36/.582 13/.154 48/.739 30/.626
HR/SB/CS 13/0/1 4/0/1 3/0/2 2/3/2 6/1/0 2/2/2 8/4/6 4/4/0 4/0/0 105/48/31
Usage ·····X·· oo·o··o· ·o·o···X o··X··X· o····o·· oo····o· oo···oX· X·o··X·· ···o·X·X
Blue Jays Batters (5.29 RS/G) vs. Royals Pitchers (3.72 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 30.Ventura
G/S/vB
17.Davis
G/S/vB
40.Herrera
G/S/vB
44.Hochevar
G/S/vB
56.Holland
G/S/vB
46.Madson
G/S/vB
39.Medlen
G/S/vB
45.Morales*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
19.Bautista G/S/vP 2/1.000 28/.619 8/.393 16/.521 5/.800 3/.666 2/.000 3/1.167 418/325 .231/.361/.482/.843 .773/.864 .925 93/.647 4/2 21/1
3.Carrera* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 2/2.000 6/.334 3/1.667 1/2.000 1/2.000 3/1.000 164/143 .279/.327/.374/.701 .881/.673 .654 40/.703 2/1 3/2
15.Colabello G/S/vP 6/.334 ··· 4/.250 2/.000 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· 253/187 .312/.356/.483/.839 .905/.815 .921 47/.652 2/0 9/4
20.Donaldson G/S/vP 3/.333 6/.334 4/.000 4/.000 5/.650 1/3.000 ··· 1/2.000 453/356 .295/.358/.550/.908 1.118/.851 1.064 88/1.026 3/0 25/14
10.Encarnacion G/S/vP 2/.500 24/.208 8/1.042 13/.308 5/1.600 3/1.666 1/2.000 1/.000 405/321 .241/.338/.455/.793 .746/.805 .832 81/.810 1/2 19/2
17.Goins* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 1/.000 1/.000 230/179 .222/.268/.314/.582 .598/.577 .513 22/.536 0/1 2/5
55.Martin G/S/vP ··· 5/.650 2/1.500 6/.750 5/.000 5/.000 13/.385 10/1.250 353/272 .263/.346/.484/.829 1.014/.776 .918 74/.830 4/4 15/3
30.Navarro# G/S/vP 2/.000 1/2.000 3/.333 4/.500 3/.000 7/1.000 4/.500 ··· 118/94 .223/.288/.350/.638 .714/.618 .597 25/.598 0/0 3/1
11.Pillar G/S/vP ··· 1/4.000 2/.000 2/.500 1/.000 1/3.000 1/.000 ··· 407/306 .273/.307/.391/.698 .682/.703 .667 84/.599 15/3 7/2
13.Smoak# G/S/vP 5/1.000 10/.900 3/.333 9/.958 1/.000 ··· 1/no AB 4/.833 177/162 .228/.311/.456/.766 1.186/.726 .852 45/.539 0/0 9/1
2.Tulowitzki G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.000 2/1.000 1/5.000 5/.400 5/1.000 1/2.000 366/285 .303/.350/.481/.830 .981/.788 .855 78/.806 0/0 13/8
23.Valencia G/S/vP ··· 13/.539 2/.000 15/.619 2/.000 2/1.500 ··· 6/.533 173/91 .296/.331/.506/.838 .826/.847 .963 53/.710 2/1 7/1
IP 83.1 43.2 45.2 26.2 31.2 42.2 6.1 43.2 TOTAL .264/.332/.443/.775 .840/.755 .836 .755 56/18 135/64
ERA-K/9 4.86/7.6 0.41/10.3 1.77/7.9 4.05/9.1 3.13/9.9 2.32/8.0 5.68/10.0 2.27/5.8 3.56/6.9

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Martin (36-25-16)
 Navarro (8-6-2)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 350/.266 164/.146 176/.185 113/.269 131/.207 167/.206 28/.250 172/.214 .247  Pillar
 Bautista
 Carrera
 Colabello
 Valencia
 Goins
14/86/3/9
0/0/62/2
43/4/25/1
33/0/13/0
32/0/5/0
2/0/2/0
OPS .741 .425 .513 .751 .624 .568 .774 .584 .699
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 183/.789 94/.412 90/.384 49/.858 63/.750 78/.555 15/1.133 80/.623 .721
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 167/.690 70/.442 86/.649 64/.670 68/.510 89/.578 13/.397 92/.549 .678
Road 172/.740 76/.303 86/.554 62/.839 66/.709 93/.625 14/.629 90/.607
Last 28d days 73/.782 33/.525 47/.541 51/.656 43/.851 45/.733 28/.774 42/.542
HR/SB/CS 7/1/3 0/3/1 3/4/2 3/1/0 1/0/2 3/1/1 1/1/0 1/0/0 87/52/27
Usage ·····X·· ···o··o· Xo····o· X·X··o·· ···o··o· o··X··o· ·X······ o·Xo·o·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 2015 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.