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Tampa Bay Rays vs. Kansas City Royals, at Tropicana Field, August 30, 2015 Matchups, Tickets, Preview

Date:
Sunday, August 30, 2015
Start Time:
1:10et (local)
Venue:
Tropicana Field
Series:
Game #3 of a 3-game series
Average Temp:
° (based on last ten years)
Royals
Manager:
Game #:
134
On This Date:
21-20
Rays
Manager:
Game #:
131
On This Date:
7-8
Season Series
Tue, Jul 07, 2015 KCR  9  TBR  5     
Tue, Jul 07, 2015 KCR  7  TBR  1     
Wed, Jul 08, 2015 KCR  9  TBR  7     
Thu, Jul 09, 2015 KCR  8  TBR  3     
Fri, Aug 28, 2015 KCR  3 @TBR  2     
Sat, Aug 29, 2015 KCR  6 @TBR  3     

Sun, Aug 30, 2015 KCR    @TBR  1:10pm

                         All times ET
80-49, 1st, 14 up / Schedule
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   45-21   Road:   35-28   ExtrInn: 8-2 
 vsRHP:  56-27   vsLHP:  24-22   1-Run:  22-11
 vsEast: 17-13   vsCntrl:32-19   vsWest: 18-11 IL:13-6 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
129 Sat, Aug 29  @TBR  W   6-3       80-49  1st 14.0 up
128 Fri, Aug 28  @TBR  W   3-2       79-49  1st 13.0 up
127 Thu, Aug 27   BAL  W   5-3       78-49  1st 13.0 up
126 Wed, Aug 26   BAL  L   5-8       77-49  1st 12.0 up
125 Tue, Aug 25   BAL  W   3-2       77-48  1st 13.0 up
124 Mon, Aug 24   BAL  W   8-3       76-48  1st 13.0 up
123 Sun, Aug 23  @BOS  W   8-6       75-48  1st 12.5 up
122 Sat, Aug 22  @BOS  W   6-3       74-48  1st 12.5 up
121 Fri, Aug 21  @BOS  L   2-7       73-48  1st 12.5 up
120 Thu, Aug 20  @BOS  L   1-4       73-47  1st 13.5 up
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:15-5    Last 30:19-11
63-66, 3rd, 10 GB, 8½ GB in WC / Schedule
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   32-35   Road:   31-31   ExtrInn: 2-10
 vsRHP:  41-52   vsLHP:  22-14   1-Run:  22-23
 vsEast: 24-26   vsCntrl:11-17   vsWest: 17-17 IL:11-6 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
129 Sat, Aug 29   KCR  L   3-6       63-66  3rd 10.0 gb
128 Fri, Aug 28   KCR  L   2-3       63-65  3rd  9.0 gb
127 Thu, Aug 27   MIN  W   5-4       63-64  3rd  8.0 gb
126 Wed, Aug 26   MIN  L   3-5       62-64  4th  9.0 gb
125 Tue, Aug 25   MIN  L   7-11      62-63  3rd  8.0 gb
124 Sun, Aug 23  @OAK  L   2-8       62-62  4th  7.0 gb
123 Sat, Aug 22  @OAK  W   5-4       62-61  4th  6.5 gb
122 Fri, Aug 21  @OAK  W   2-1       61-61  4th  6.5 gb
121 Thu, Aug 20  @HOU  W   1-0       60-61  4th  7.5 gb
120 Wed, Aug 19  @HOU  L   2-3 (13)  59-61  4th  8.5 gb
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20: 9-11   Last 30:14-16
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sat, Aug 29, 2015 KCR  6 @TBR  3        W:Kris Medlen (3-0), L: Jake Odorizzi (6-7), S: Wade Davis (13)
Fri, Aug 28, 2015 KCR  3 @TBR  2        W:Edinson Volquez (12-7), L: Erasmo Ramirez (10-5), S: Greg Holland (29)
Thu, Jul 09, 2015 KCR  8  TBR  3        W:Yordano Ventura (4-6), L: Nate Karns (4-5), S: none
Wed, Jul 08, 2015 KCR  9  TBR  7        W:Jeremy Guthrie (7-5), L: Chris Archer (9-6), S: Greg Holland (17)
Tue, Jul 07, 2015 KCR  7  TBR  1        W:Brandon Finnegan (2-0), L: Brandon Gomes (1-4), S: none
Tue, Jul 07, 2015 KCR  9  TBR  5        W:Greg Holland (3-0), L: Brad Boxberger (4-5), S: none

Wed, Jul 09, 2014 KCR  5 @TBR  4        W:Aaron Crow (4-1), L: Kirby Yates (0-1), S: Greg Holland (24)
Tue, Jul 08, 2014 TBR  4  KCR  3        W:Brad Boxberger (2-1), L: Jason Vargas (8-4), S: Jake McGee (6)
Mon, Jul 07, 2014 KCR  6 @TBR  0        W:James Shields (9-4), L: Jake Odorizzi (4-8), S: none
Wed, Apr 09, 2014 KCR  7  TBR  3        W:Jeremy Guthrie (2-0), L: Jake Odorizzi (1-1), S: none
Season Series: 2015 - KCR over 6-0; 2014 - KCR won 4-2; 2013 - KCR won 6-1; All-Time - TBR leads 70-68

SP: Danny Duffy (26, LHP, 7-6, 4.13)

2015 Gamelogs / 2015 Splits / vs. TBR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2015 (7-6) 109.0 110 52 50 42 66 10 4.13
2014 (9-12) 149.1 113 52 42 53 113 12 2.53
2013 (2-0) 24.1 19 5 5 14 22 0 1.85
Last 7 GS 3-2 39.0 35 17 17 14 21 3 3.92 51
2015-08-25 BAL W 5.2 5 2 2 2 5 0 91 54
2015-08-20 @BOS L 5.0 7 4 4 2 3 0 98 38
2015-08-14 LAA W 6.0 5 1 1 0 2 0 93 60
2015-08-09 CHW ND 3.1 4 3 3 1 2 0 73 41
2015-08-04 @DET W 7.0 5 1 1 4 2 0 100 61
2015-07-30 @TOR L 6.0 6 5 5 4 4 3 96 40
2015-07-25 HOU ND 6.0 3 1 1 1 3 0 101 64
Last 5 v.TBR 0-1 7.0 5 3 3 3 2 0 3.86 54
2011-08-11 @TBR L 7.0 5 3 3 3 2 0 103 54

SP: Nate Karns (27, RHP, 7-5, 3.69)

2015 Gamelogs / 2015 Splits / vs. KCR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2015 (7-5) 139.0 122 59 57 54 136 18 3.69
2014 (1-1) 12.0 7 6 6 4 13 3 4.50
2013 (0-1) 12.0 17 11 10 6 11 5 7.50
Last 7 GS 3-0 35.0 29 15 15 16 37 7 3.86 53
2015-08-25 MIN ND 3.0 4 5 5 4 3 1 68 30
2015-08-19 @HOU ND 6.0 6 1 1 1 8 1 84 63
2015-08-14 @TEX ND 4.2 2 2 2 5 4 1 81 51
2015-08-08 NYM W 5.0 8 4 4 2 8 2 86 41
2015-08-03 @CHW ND 5.1 3 2 2 2 7 1 79 59
2015-07-27 DET W 6.0 3 1 1 0 3 1 71 65
2015-07-21 @PHI W 5.0 3 0 0 2 4 0 85 63
Last 5 v.KCR 0-1 6.0 9 7 7 0 5 2 10.50 31
2015-07-09 @KCR L 6.0 9 7 7 0 5 2 110 31
Royals Batters (4.40 RS/G) vs. Rays Pitchers (3.90 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 51.Karns
G/S/vB
35.Andriese
G/S/vB
26.Boxberger
G/S/vB
31.Cedeno*
G/S/vB
37.Colome
G/S/vB
54.Geltz
G/S/vB
47.Gomes
G/S/vB
45.Romero*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
9.Butera G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 95/67 .205/.239/.261/.500 .599/.462 .581 26/.815 0/1 1/3
6.Cain G/S/vP 3/2.667 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 2/2.000 1/.000 490/324 .312/.369/.485/.855 .979/.791 .800 99/.781 25/4 12/9
1.Dyson* G/S/vP 3/.666 2/.500 ··· ··· 2/2.000 1/.000 1/no AB 1/.000 189/155 .254/.319/.379/.698 .667/.704 .695 32/.763 23/2 1/2
2.Escobar G/S/vP 4/.500 4/.250 1/.000 ··· 2/1.000 3/.000 4/2.000 1/.000 543/377 .263/.303/.327/.630 .670/.613 .626 117/.495 14/5 3/9
35.Hosmer* G/S/vP 3/1.667 3/.333 1/2.000 2/.000 2/.000 2/.000 4/1.750 1/2.000 529/317 .310/.371/.471/.842 .707/.934 .760 106/.815 6/2 14/3
14.Infante G/S/vP 3/.000 2/1.000 2/2.000 ··· 4/.500 ··· 4/.000 ··· 433/306 .217/.231/.308/.539 .551/.535 .566 63/.441 2/2 1/9
25.Morales# G/S/vP 3/1.333 4/.250 2/.000 2/2.000 2/1.000 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 521/310 .286/.353/.462/.815 .732/.874 .802 99/.916 0/0 15/0
8.Moustakas* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 1/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· 3/.333 2/1.000 499/310 .285/.352/.452/.804 .733/.847 .787 100/.972 1/2 15/9
16.Orlando G/S/vP ··· 3/.000 1/5.000 ··· 1/.000 3/.000 2/.500 1/.000 202/118 .234/.260/.406/.666 .603/.711 .539 41/.620 3/2 5/4
13.Perez G/S/vP 3/1.666 4/.500 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 1/no AB 3/.000 2/1.000 442/302 .253/.269/.424/.693 .531/.770 .671 76/.808 1/0 18/2
15.Rios G/S/vP 3/.666 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 4/.500 ··· 320/218 .253/.288/.333/.621 .617/.623 .543 87/.722 8/0 2/3
18.Zobrist# G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 395/266 .287/.372/.468/.840 .911/.806 .835 108/.851 1/3 10/4
IP 139.0 54.2 50.0 39.0 92.2 61.0 47.0 18.0 TOTAL .270/.322/.408/.731 .705/.745 .702 .756 86/26 102/70
ERA-K/9 3.69/8.8 3.95/7.1 3.24/11.3 2.31/9.0 3.88/6.7 3.84/8.1 3.64/7.5 5.00/10.0 3.69/8.5

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Butera (14-8-1)
 Perez (51-25-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 586/.235 232/.266 219/.239 162/.242 385/.268 238/.181 187/.228 83/.293 .238  Cain
 Dyson
 Orlando
 Rios
 Zobrist
 Hosmer
0/111/0/6
23/22/17/6
24/1/33/4
0/0/82/4
44/0/3/1
0/0/1/0
OPS .697 .719 .703 .645 .707 .566 .663 .708 .679
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 314/.693 115/.771 118/.670 88/.524 202/.740 111/.597 87/.683 25/1.045 .667
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 272/.699 117/.667 101/.743 74/.796 183/.671 127/.538 100/.645 58/.560 .691
Home 337/.741 160/.736 112/.570 76/.780 208/.714 116/.478 94/.685 75/.741
Last 28d days 107/.844 39/.912 38/.963 30/.500 38/.191 45/.754 35/.235 31/.526
HR/SB/CS 18/15/3 7/2/1 6/5/3 4/1/2 9/3/5 7/6/2 6/3/1 0/2/0 133/70/33
Usage ····X··· ·X··X·X· ··o····· ·o·oo··· ··Xo···X Xo····o· o·XX···· X··oX·o·
Rays Batters (3.72 RS/G) vs. Royals Pitchers (3.73 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 41.Duffy*
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
32.Young
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
40.Arencibia G/S/vP 2/.500 15/.904 2/.000 10/1.289 3/.833 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 1/2.000 6/3 .200/.167/.200/.367 .000/.667 .367 6/.367 0/0 0/0
1.Beckham G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 165/81 .235/.291/.456/.747 .817/.668 .673 25/.698 3/1 6/7
9.Butler G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 1/.000 2/.500 1/no AB ··· ··· 2/.000 3/.666 252/157 .279/.333/.408/.741 .738/.743 .704 14/.643 5/2 6/0
13.Cabrera# G/S/vP 10/1.056 9/1.306 7/.953 40/.817 10/.600 1/.000 6/.900 8/.393 4/.250 442/328 .262/.313/.414/.727 .757/.716 .776 97/.958 5/3 9/8
11.Forsythe G/S/vP ··· 2/2.000 1/2.000 2/.000 2/.000 ··· 10/.400 1/.000 4/.250 507/360 .275/.353/.432/.785 .971/.712 .742 96/.726 9/3 15/8
5.Guyer G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 1/3.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 5/.200 ··· 289/123 .262/.367/.389/.756 .786/.717 .720 48/.863 10/2 5/0
28.Jaso* G/S/vP ··· 4/.250 5/.400 2/no AB 2/.000 1/.000 3/1.000 1/no AB 10/.650 142/129 .283/.380/.433/.814 .788/.811 .645 73/.692 1/2 2/0
39.Kiermaier* G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 2/1.000 1/.000 2/2.000 1/.000 2/3.500 1/.000 5/.900 437/338 .261/.294/.413/.707 .599/.739 .635 84/.795 16/3 6/3
21.Loney* G/S/vP ··· 5/.200 2/.000 6/.334 8/.750 12/.666 9/.777 8/.572 28/1.144 285/229 .268/.309/.362/.671 .633/.680 .715 74/.706 2/4 4/5
3.Longoria G/S/vP 3/.833 4/.250 3/.666 19/1.245 7/.572 1/2.000 3/.000 3/.666 7/1.429 529/406 .266/.327/.411/.738 .966/.672 .815 103/.642 3/1 14/7
7.Nava# G/S/vP ··· 4/.250 3/1.666 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 4/1.750 2/.500 3/.333 128/99 .196/.315/.243/.558 .561/.557 .573 50/.741 0/0 1/1
44.Rivera G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 1/.000 3/.666 ··· 1/no AB 2/.500 6/1.166 4/.500 297/206 .184/.219/.285/.504 .455/.526 .531 37/.558 0/0 5/10
24.Sizemore* G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.000 19/1.188 2/.000 2/.000 3/.000 ··· 7/.000 232/213 .233/.284/.367/.652 .984/.624 .774 70/.820 2/1 6/2
IP 109.0 54.2 59.1 36.1 40.0 51.1 25.2 54.0 103.1 TOTAL .247/.310/.392/.702 .763/.679 .690 .768 76/36 120/77
ERA-K/9 4.13/5.4 0.99/10.4 2.12/8.0 3.22/9.7 3.83/10.6 2.45/8.2 3.51/8.8 2.17/6.0 3.22/6.1 3.55/7.0

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Arencibia (1-0-0)
 Rivera (36-20-5)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 470/.268 207/.156 236/.183 150/.245 173/.231 203/.207 100/.209 212/.201 423/.212 .245  Kiermaier
 Nava
 Sizemore
 Jaso
 Butler
 Guyer
0/121/2/13
9/0/27/3
16/0/42/2
5/0/1/1
27/0/4/1
46/19/34/0
OPS .751 .467 .519 .703 .689 .597 .632 .557 .670 .697
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 98/.645 116/.459 115/.445 61/.768 82/.786 91/.545 55/.744 98/.577 221/.736 .710
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 372/.780 91/.477 121/.589 89/.659 91/.602 112/.640 45/.501 114/.538 202/.598 .685
Road 227/.792 104/.384 116/.537 70/.738 81/.670 112/.669 54/.638 116/.565 218/.611
Last 28d days 118/.666 39/.555 54/.486 36/.575 37/.920 32/.683 72/.578 38/.390 17/.639
HR/SB/CS 10/4/1 2/4/1 4/5/2 4/2/0 2/0/2 5/1/1 3/2/0 1/0/0 14/17/6 114/59/30
Usage ····X··· o·o·o·XX ·oo·o··X ····Xo·· ·oX····o ·······X X····X·· oo···XX· X·····o·

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.