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Kansas City Royals vs. San Francisco Giants, at Kauffman Stadium, October 29, 2014 Matchups, Tickets, Preview

Date:
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Start Time:
7:00ct (local), 8:00et
Venue:
Kauffman Stadium
Tickets:
Series:
Game #7 of a 7-game series
Average Temp:
° (based on last ten years)
Giants
Manager:
Game #:
163
On This Date:
Royals
Manager:
Game #:
165
On This Date:
Season Series
Fri, Aug 08, 2014 KCR  4  SFG  2     
Sat, Aug 09, 2014 KCR  5  SFG  0     
Sun, Aug 10, 2014 KCR  7  SFG  4     

Wed, Oct 29, 2014 SFG    @KCR  8:00pm

                         All times ET
88-74,
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
Regular AND Postseason Totals
 Home:   51-38   Road:   48-41   ExtrInn:11-4 
 vsRHP:  67-49   vsLHP:  32-30   1-Run:  22-24
 vsEast: 25-13   vsCntrl:21-17   vsWest: 40-36 IL:13-13

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 16 Tue, Oct 28  @KCR  L   0-10        -               
 15 Sun, Oct 26   KCR  W   5-0         -               
 14 Sat, Oct 25   KCR  W  11-4         -               
 13 Fri, Oct 24   KCR  L   2-3         -               
 12 Wed, Oct 22  @KCR  L   2-7         -               
 11 Tue, Oct 21  @KCR  W   7-1         -               
 10 Thu, Oct 16   STL  W   6-3         -               
  9 Wed, Oct 15   STL  W   6-4         -               
  8 Tue, Oct 14   STL  W   5-4 (10)    -               
  7 Sun, Oct 12  @STL  L   4-5         -               

Regular Season Only
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:18-12
89-73,
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
Regular AND Postseason Totals
 Home:   48-40   Road:   52-36   ExtrInn: 9-7 
 vsRHP:  73-53   vsLHP:  27-23   1-Run:  27-25
 vsEast: 21-17   vsCntrl:39-37   vsWest: 22-14 IL:18-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 14 Tue, Oct 28   SFG  W  10-0         -               
 13 Sun, Oct 26  @SFG  L   0-5         -               
 12 Sat, Oct 25  @SFG  L   4-11        -               
 11 Fri, Oct 24  @SFG  W   3-2         -               
 10 Wed, Oct 22   SFG  W   7-2         -               
  9 Tue, Oct 21   SFG  L   1-7         -               
  8 Wed, Oct 15   BAL  W   2-1         -               
  7 Tue, Oct 14   BAL  W   2-1         -               
  6 Sat, Oct 11  @BAL  W   6-4         -               
  5 Fri, Oct 10  @BAL  W   8-6 (10)    -               

Regular Season Only
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:15-15
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Tue, Oct 28, 2014 KCR 10  SFG  0        W:Yordano Ventura , L: Jake Peavy , S: none
Sun, Oct 26, 2014 SFG  5  KCR  0        W:Madison Bumgarner , L: James Shields , S: none
Sat, Oct 25, 2014 SFG 11  KCR  4        W:Yusmeiro Petit , L: Brandon Finnegan , S: none
Fri, Oct 24, 2014 KCR  3 @SFG  2        W:Jeremy Guthrie , L: Tim Hudson , S: Greg Holland 
Wed, Oct 22, 2014 KCR  7  SFG  2        W:Kelvin Herrera , L: Jake Peavy , S: none
Tue, Oct 21, 2014 SFG  7 @KCR  1        W:Madison Bumgarner , L: James Shields , S: none
Sun, Aug 10, 2014 KCR  7  SFG  4        W:Danny Duffy (7-10), L: Tim Lincecum (9-8), S: Greg Holland (34)
Sat, Aug 09, 2014 KCR  5  SFG  0        W:James Shields (11-6), L: Tim Hudson (8-9), S: none
Fri, Aug 08, 2014 KCR  4  SFG  2        W:Jason Frasor (3-1), L: Madison Bumgarner (13-9), S: Greg Holland (33)

Sun, Jun 22, 2008 KCR 11  SFG 10        W:Ron Mahay (3-0), L: Alex Hinshaw (1-1), S: Joakim Soria (20)

Regular and Postseason
Season Series: 2014 - KCR over 6-3; 2013 -  0-0; 2012 -  0-0; All-Time - KCR leads 12-6

SP: Tim Hudson (38, RHP, 9-13, 3.57)

2014 Gamelogs / 2014 Splits / vs. KCR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2014 RegS (9-13) 189.1 199 86 75 34 120 15 3.57
2013 RegS (8-7) 131.1 120 60 58 36 95 10 3.97
2012 RegS (16-7) 179.0 168 77 72 48 102 12 3.62
Last 7 GS 0-5 36.0 46 25 24 5 24 3 6.00 44
2014-10-24 KCR L 5.2 4 3 3 1 2 0 76 50
2014-10-14 STL ND 6.1 7 4 4 0 5 1 89 48
2014-10-04 @WSN ND 7.1 7 1 1 0 8 0 97 68
2014-09-24 @LAD L 5.1 5 3 3 1 4 1 71 49
2014-09-19 @SDP L 4.1 7 5 4 2 2 0 76 31
2014-09-13 LAD L 1.0 8 6 6 0 2 0 35 15
2014-09-07 @DET L 6.0 8 3 3 1 1 1 106 44
Last 5 v.KCR 2-3 30.1 26 17 14 5 14 3 4.15 51
2014-10-24 KCR L 5.2 4 3 3 1 2 0 76 50
2014-08-09 @KCR L 6.0 6 3 3 0 1 1 84 49
2004-05-14 @KCR W 8.0 5 2 2 2 2 0 105 64
2003-07-22 @KCR W 7.0 1 0 0 1 8 0 101 82
2003-05-30 @KCR L 3.2 10 9 6 1 1 2 83 11

SP: Jeremy Guthrie (35, RHP, 13-11, 4.13)

2014 Gamelogs / 2014 Splits / vs. SFG Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2014 RegS (13-11) 202.2 215 100 93 49 124 23 4.13
2013 RegS (15-12) 211.2 236 99 95 59 111 30 4.04
2012 RegS (8-12) 181.2 206 109 96 50 101 30 4.76
Last 7 GS 4-1 40.0 37 15 11 7 14 1 2.48 54
2014-10-24 @SFG W 5.0 4 2 2 0 0 0 77 51
2014-10-14 BAL ND 5.0 3 1 1 2 2 0 94 57
2014-09-26 @CHW W 7.0 4 0 0 1 6 0 93 74
2014-09-21 DET W 5.1 5 2 1 2 2 1 81 52
2014-09-13 BOS W 8.0 3 1 0 1 2 0 105 75
2014-09-08 @DET L 2.2 10 8 6 1 1 0 76 10
2014-09-02 TEX ND 7.0 8 1 1 0 1 0 99 58
Last 5 v.SFG 1-1 19.2 25 13 12 8 7 4 5.49 42
2014-10-24 @SFG W 5.0 4 2 2 0 0 0 77 51
2012-05-15 @SFG ND 5.1 4 1 0 4 4 0 90 58
2012-04-11 SFG ND 3.1 9 6 6 2 1 2 80 17
2010-06-16 @SFG L 6.0 8 4 4 2 2 2 103 40

Batter vs. Pitcher Include Regular and Postseason Totals, All Others Just Regular Season

Giants Batters (4.10 RS/G) vs. Royals Pitchers (3.85 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 11.Guthrie
G/S/vB
55.Collins*
G/S/vB
17.Davis
G/S/vB
41.Duffy*
G/S/vB
27.Finnegan*
G/S/vB
54.Frasor
G/S/vB
40.Herrera
G/S/vB
56.Holland
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
13.Arias G/S/vP 2/.500 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 2/.000 ··· ··· 204/92 .254/.281/.301/.581 .720/.413 .617 40/.800 1/0 0/3
9.Belt* G/S/vP 6/.833 2/.500 2/.000 2/.500 1/2.000 2/.000 2/.000 ··· 235/164 .243/.306/.449/.755 .715/.772 .757 32/.839 3/1 12/4
7.Blanco* G/S/vP 5/.650 4/.500 2/.000 5/.400 1/2.000 1/no AB 3/.667 3/.666 444/306 .260/.333/.374/.707 .730/.697 .693 95/.790 16/5 5/1
35.Crawford* G/S/vP 6/2.166 2/1.000 1/2.000 3/.333 2/1.000 ··· 2/.500 2/1.000 564/386 .246/.324/.389/.713 .879/.637 .742 77/.883 5/3 10/21
50.Duffy G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 2/1.000 3/.333 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 64/31 .267/.302/.300/.602 .888/.300 .431 23/.773 0/1 0/2
45.Ishikawa* G/S/vP 5/.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 119/107 .252/.311/.393/.703 .523/.724 .636 44/.608 0/0 3/1
38.Morse G/S/vP 9/1.000 2/.000 2/1.000 1/.000 1/no AB 4/.000 1/.000 ··· 482/327 .279/.336/.475/.811 .827/.803 .747 2/.000 0/0 16/5
12.Panik* G/S/vP 2/.000 2/1.500 3/.000 5/1.150 1/no AB 1/2.000 3/.333 ··· 287/203 .305/.343/.368/.711 .839/.655 .735 102/.654 0/0 1/8
8.Pence G/S/vP 9/.555 2/3.000 6/.500 4/.000 1/.000 4/1.417 3/1.167 2/.000 708/505 .277/.332/.445/.777 .770/.779 .802 95/.427 13/6 20/5
2.Perez G/S/vP ··· 3/.666 1/3.000 3/.000 2/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 109/56 .170/.224/.270/.494 .477/.511 .444 38/.427 0/1 1/1
28.Posey G/S/vP 5/.200 2/.000 ··· 4/.000 1/no AB 3/.000 4/.000 2/.500 605/423 .311/.364/.490/.854 .875/.844 .941 89/1.022 0/1 22/6
48.Sandoval# G/S/vP 8/1.000 2/1.000 3/.666 5/.800 1/2.000 2/2.000 2/1.000 2/.000 638/433 .279/.324/.415/.739 .563/.824 .706 90/.535 0/0 16/11
34.Susac G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 3/1.667 ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 95/59 .273/.326/.466/.792 1.011/.668 .743 45/.797 0/0 3/0
IP 202.2 21.0 72.0 149.1 7.0 47.1 70.0 62.1 TOTAL .255/.311/.388/.699 .708/.695 .701 .677 56/27 132/100
ERA-K/9 4.13/5.5 3.86/6.4 1.00/13.6 2.53/6.8 1.29/12.9 2.66/8.8 1.41/7.6 1.44/13.0 3.51/7.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Posey (59-25-5)
 Susac (17-8-2)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 864/.272 90/.247 279/.151 606/.209 28/.222 196/.234 285/.214 240/.170 .250  Pence
 Blanco
 Perez
 Morse
 Ishikawa
 Belt
0/1/161/9
64/72/1/6
40/17/5/2
84/0/0/2
8/0/0/0
0/0/1/0
OPS .728 .712 .408 .605 .546 .651 .561 .472 .687
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 481/.828 28/.710 144/.513 139/.386 9/.778 74/.668 138/.617 136/.494 .677
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 383/.601 62/.714 135/.298 467/.670 19/.433 122/.641 147/.508 104/.444 .694
Home 438/.733 37/.618 145/.480 272/.557 9/.444 100/.481 145/.585 146/.492
Last 28d days 126/.613 13/.487 43/.597 37/.908 28/.546 26/.458 46/.621 23/.087
HR/SB/CS 23/10/4 2/2/0 0/4/1 12/5/3 0/0/0 3/7/2 0/6/2 3/3/2 128/69/29
Usage ····X··· o··X···X ··X·o·o· ···o···X ···Xo··· X··o···X ··X·X·X· ····o·X·
Royals Batters (4.02 RS/G) vs. Giants Pitchers (3.79 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 17.Hudson
G/S/vB
41.Affeldt*
G/S/vB
46.Casilla
G/S/vB
55.Lincecum
G/S/vB
49.Lopez*
G/S/vB
63.Machi
G/S/vB
52.Petit
G/S/vB
54.Romo
G/S/vB
60.Strickland
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
23.Aoki* G/S/vP 11/.830 1/.000 6/.650 6/.900 5/.400 2/.500 1/.000 ··· ··· 549/409 .285/.349/.360/.710 .863/.658 .803 97/.926 17/8 1/2
16.Butler G/S/vP 3/1.000 ··· 5/.800 2/1.500 1/no AB 2/1.000 2/1.500 ··· 1/no AB 603/448 .271/.323/.379/.702 .847/.653 .726 58/.639 0/0 9/2
6.Cain G/S/vP 6/.334 2/.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 2/1.500 2/1.000 1/.000 2/.000 502/359 .301/.339/.412/.751 .827/.720 .767 92/.802 28/5 5/2
1.Dyson* G/S/vP 2/.000 1/2.000 ··· 3/1.000 1/2.000 1/no AB 1/2.000 3/1.667 1/.000 290/233 .269/.324/.327/.651 .604/.663 .573 31/.299 36/7 1/4
2.Escobar G/S/vP 11/1.091 2/1.000 2/.000 4/.500 4/1.000 2/1.500 2/.000 2/.000 2/.000 620/465 .285/.317/.377/.694 .784/.663 .725 103/.786 31/6 3/16
4.Gordon* G/S/vP 6/1.667 3/.000 3/.666 6/1.700 7/.286 1/.000 2/.000 ··· 2/1.500 643/452 .266/.351/.432/.783 .787/.782 .759 98/.610 12/3 19/2
Gore G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/1 .000/.500/.000/.500 .000/ .000 2/.500 5/0 0/0
35.Hosmer* G/S/vP 2/.000 2/1.000 ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 2/.000 2/3.000 ··· 2/.000 547/389 .270/.318/.398/.716 .676/.732 .607 97/.856 4/2 9/10
14.Infante G/S/vP 28/.472 11/1.091 9/.365 22/.682 6/1.000 3/1.667 4/.000 11/.273 2/2.500 575/425 .252/.295/.337/.632 .584/.649 .606 97/.570 9/3 6/11
19.Kratz G/S/vP 7/.286 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· 1/.000 ··· 115/59 .218/.243/.391/.634 .647/.623 .591 5/.000 0/0 5/0
8.Moustakas* G/S/vP 4/.500 5/1.000 ··· 2/.000 3/.000 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/5.000 500/392 .212/.271/.361/.632 .554/.653 .565 83/.563 1/0 15/19
12.Nix G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 ··· 91/42 .120/.169/.157/.325 .240/.421 .310 7/.000 1/2 1/4
13.Perez G/S/vP 5/.400 ··· 1/.000 2/.500 ··· 1/2.000 3/.000 2/1.000 2/1.500 606/459 .260/.289/.403/.692 .632/.710 .693 96/.517 1/0 17/9
7.Willingham G/S/vP 26/.322 ··· 1/no AB 7/1.371 2/.500 ··· 4/1.167 3/.000 1/.000 364/256 .215/.346/.397/.743 .840/.702 .653 33/.517 2/0 14/0
IP 189.1 55.1 58.1 155.2 37.2 66.1 117.0 58.0 7.0 TOTAL .263/.314/.376/.690 .710/.682 .673 .676 153/36 95/104
ERA-K/9 3.57/5.7 2.28/6.7 1.70/6.9 4.74/7.7 3.11/5.3 2.58/6.9 3.69/10.2 3.72/9.2 0.00/11.6 3.50/7.5

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Kratz (18-6-1)
 Perez (57-25-5)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 789/.270 225/.229 218/.177 673/.258 167/.220 249/.201 461/.223 230/.203 25/.200 .241  Gordon
 Cain
 Aoki
 Dyson
 Willingham
 Nix
 Gore
156/0/0/8
0/93/77/8
5/0/119/5
3/106/0/4
53/0/1/3
0/0/2/0
2/0/0/0
OPS .713 .593 .493 .772 .629 .602 .635 .622 .440 .679
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 416/.755 116/.622 88/.539 319/.750 102/.538 90/.686 218/.777 89/.777 10/.500 .702
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 373/.667 109/.562 130/.461 354/.791 65/.783 159/.551 243/.510 141/.528 15/.400 .661
Road 420/.720 105/.605 121/.364 275/.832 80/.460 126/.570 200/.683 117/.817 15/.400
Last 28d days 80/.999 30/.613 27/.303 35/.692 21/.627 30/.781 122/.745 22/.409 21/.333
HR/SB/CS 15/15/3 1/6/0 3/1/0 19/22/6 2/1/0 5/3/3 12/15/4 9/2/1 0/0/1 133/107/47
Usage ····X··· ···oo·o· ····o·o· ······X· ····X·oo X··o··o· X··X···· ···oX··· X··X··oo

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.