Minnesota Twins vs. Kansas City Royals, at Target Field, September 3, 2017 Matchups, Tickets, Preview

Date
Sunday, September 3, 2017
Start Time
1:10ct (local), 2:10et
Venue
Target Field
Series
Game #3 of a 3-game series
Average Temp
74° (based on last ten years)
All Stats Thru
Saturday, 02 Sep 2017
Twins favored: 51.9% to 48.1%
Score: Royals 4.99 to 4.98

Kansas City Royals

Team Summary
Team Page 2017 Kansas City Royals
Record 66-68
Manager Ned Yost
Game # 139
On This Date 25-18
Standing 3rd (12.5 GB)
Links Schedule / Lineups / Orders
Splits Bat / Pitch
Gamelogs Bat / Pitch
Split Records
Last 10 3-7
Last 20 9-11
Last 30 11-19
Home 36-32
Away 30-36
Extra Innings 4-6
vs. RHP 51-48
vs. LHP 15-20
1-Run Games 17-13
vs. East 15-13
vs. Central 25-30
vs. West 19-15
Inter-League 7-10

KCR Last 10 Games

Ian Kennedy (#31, 32, RHP, 4-10, 5.47)

Minnesota Twins

Team Summary
Team Page 2017 Minnesota Twins
Record 71-64
Manager Paul Molitor
Game # 142
On This Date 58-58
Standing 2nd (8.0 GB)
Links Schedule / Lineups / Orders
Splits Bat / Pitch
Gamelogs Bat / Pitch
Split Records
Last 10 6-4
Last 20 13-7
Last 30 20-10
Home 35-36
Away 36-28
Extra Innings 1-3
vs. RHP 51-45
vs. LHP 20-19
1-Run Games 14-13
vs. East 12-11
vs. Central 32-29
vs. West 16-17
Inter-League 11-7

MIN Last 10 Games

Ervin Santana (#54, 34, RHP, 14-7, 3.27)

Season Series

All times ET
DateWinnerLoser
Mon, Apr 03, 2017MIN7 KCR1
Wed, Apr 05, 2017MIN9 KCR1
Thu, Apr 06, 2017MIN5 KCR3
Fri, Apr 28, 2017MIN6@KCR4
Sun, Apr 30, 2017MIN7@KCR5
Fri, May 19, 2017MIN4 KCR3(10)
Sun, May 21, 2017KCR6@MIN4
Sun, May 21, 2017MIN8 KCR4
Fri, Jun 30, 2017KCR8 MIN1
Sat, Jul 01, 2017KCR11 MIN6
Sat, Jul 01, 2017MIN10@KCR5
Sun, Jul 02, 2017KCR6 MIN2
Fri, Sep 01, 2017KCR7@MIN6
Sat, Sep 02, 2017MIN17 KCR0
DateAwayHomeTime
Sun, Sep 03, 2017KCR@MIN2:10pm
Thu, Sep 07, 2017MIN@KCR8:15pm
Fri, Sep 08, 2017MIN@KCR8:15pm
Sat, Sep 09, 2017MIN@KCR7:15pm
Sun, Sep 10, 2017MIN@KCR2:15pm

Last 10 games head-to-head

Royals Batters (4.30 RS/G) vs. Twins Pitchers (4.84 RA/G)

  • OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
Royals Batters (4.30 RS/G) vs. Twins Pitchers (4.84 RA/G) Table
Batters\Pitchers 9. Belisle 62. Boshers* 67. Busenitz 27. Curtiss 56. Duffey 39. Hildenberger 15. Perkins* 57. Pressly 55. Rogers* 54. Santana 66. Turley*
Entries are PA/OPSLinks G  ·   S  ·   vB G  ·   S  ·   vB G  ·   S  ·   vB G  ·   S  ·   vB G  ·   S  ·   vB G  ·   S  ·   vB G  ·   S  ·   vB G  ·   S  ·   vB G  ·   S  ·   vB G  ·   S  ·   vB G  ·   S  ·   vB
38. Bonifacio G  ·   S  ·   vP 4/.500 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 1/no AB ··· 1/.000 ··· 3/1.167 ···
9. Butera G  ·   S  ·   vP 4/.000 ··· ··· ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 12/.500 1/.000
53. Cabrera# G  ·   S  ·   vP 11/.573 1/.000 2/.000 1/2.000 10/1.000 ··· 12/.834 6/1.100 4/.833 44/.874 1/.000
6. Cain G  ·   S  ·   vP 2/.000 ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 12/.350 ··· 9/.708 11/1.000 4/.833 21/.734 ···
19. Cuthbert G  ·   S  ·   vP 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· 9/.778 ··· ··· 5/.000 4/.500 9/.222 1/.000
2. Escobar G  ·   S  ·   vP 7/1.143 1/.000 1/.000 1/2.000 11/1.145 1/.000 11/.728 19/1.137 5/.400 42/.676 ···
36. Gallagher G  ·   S  ·   vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000
4. Gordon* G  ·   S  ·   vP 3/.667 3/.000 2/no AB ··· 7/1.262 1/.000 28/.958 10/2.100 10/.400 52/.686 ···
Gore G  ·   S  ·   vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ···
35. Hosmer* G  ·   S  ·   vP 3/.666 4/.000 1/.000 1/.000 12/.250 1/.000 15/1.000 10/1.067 12/.447 35/1.222 ···
15. Merrifield G  ·   S  ·   vP 2/.000 2/.000 2/.000 1/.000 7/1.000 1/2.000 ··· 5/.000 2/.500 9/.555 ···
27. Mondesi# G  ·   S  ·   vP 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 4/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 4/.500 6/.000 ···
37. Moss* G  ·   S  ·   vP 3/.000 4/2.000 ··· ··· 2/2.500 1/.000 1/.000 3/1.167 1/.000 12/.733 ···
8. Moustakas* G  ·   S  ·   vP 2/2.500 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 17/.588 9/.476 3/.000 20/.932 ···
16. Orlando G  ·   S  ·   vP 3/.666 2/.000 ··· ··· 8/.500 ··· 2/1.000 5/.800 3/1.334 9/.944 ···
13. Perez G  ·   S  ·   vP 5/1.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 12/.917 ··· 15/.553 12/.584 6/1.100 16/.780 ···

KCR Batters

KCR Batters Table
BatterLinksPABAOBPSLGOPSPA vRHOPS vRH PA vLHOPS vLH Rd OPSPA Last 28dOPS Last 28dSBCSHRE
38. Bonifacio G ·  S ·  vP 390 .254 .321 .432 .753 284 .771 106 .704 .766 48 .662 1 16 3
9. Butera G ·  S ·  vP 149 .254 .304 .355 .659 102 .699 47 .574 .703 46 .645 3 1
53. Cabrera# G ·  S ·  vP 558 .296 .335 .442 .777 423 .767 135 .806 .763 101 .766 1 1 16 2
6. Cain G ·  S ·  vP 546 .289 .352 .430 .782 420 .790 126 .756 .783 99 .777 24 2 13 6
19. Cuthbert G ·  S ·  vP 132 .221 .273 .320 .592 81 .578 51 .615 .549 37 .872 2 5
2. Escobar G ·  S ·  vP 531 .236 .260 .317 .577 406 .547 125 .677 .562 92 .691 4 4 3 13
36. Gallagher G ·  S ·  vP 18 .400 .500 .667 1.167 16 1.192 2 1.000 1.178 14 1.250 1
4. Gordon* G ·  S ·  vP 450 .197 .281 .283 .564 324 .549 126 .599 .606 64 .434 6 4 5 1
Gore G ·  S ·  vP 1
35. Hosmer* G ·  S ·  vP 562 .317 .383 .499 .882 391 .915 171 .808 .889 97 .964 6 1 22 3
15. Merrifield G ·  S ·  vP 508 .280 .314 .459 .773 395 .745 113 .869 .673 111 .604 26 2 17 9
27. Mondesi# G ·  S ·  vP 51 .114 .170 .182 .352 39 .348 12 .364 .254 2 1.000 5 2 1
37. Moss* G ·  S ·  vP 326 .200 .285 .428 .713 264 .676 62 .871 .547 52 .736 2 18
8. Moustakas* G ·  S ·  vP 508 .276 .313 .545 .858 376 .913 132 .707 .925 89 .867 36 8
16. Orlando G ·  S ·  vP 53 .180 .212 .180 .392 40 .367 13 .462 .398 3 1.333 1 1
13. Perez G ·  S ·  vP 423 .268 .296 .484 .780 297 .797 126 .739 .890 32 .344 1 21 4
TOTAL .256 .308 .416 .724 .728 .713 .725 78 19 163 60

MIN Pitchers

MIN Pitchers Table
PitcherUsageIPERAK/9BFBAOPSBF vRHOPS vRH BF vLHOPS vLH Rd OPSBF Last 28dOPS Last 28dHRSBCS
54. Santana G ·  S ·  vP ····X·····X··· 176.0 3.27 7.5 724 .219 .679 404 .712 320 .639 .746 135 .710 27 7
9. Belisle G ·  S ·  vP ··X·X·o····o·· 50.2 4.62 8.7 215 .234 .713 147 .768 68 .593 .670 29 .810 6 4 1
17. Berrios G ·  S ·  vP ···X·····X···· 118.1 3.80 8.7 491 .226 .664 272 .635 219 .700 .534 93 .602 13 4 2
62. Boshers* G ·  S ·  vP oo············ 32.0 4.78 6.8 136 .256 .790 86 .936 50 .546 .760 20 .906 6 4 2
67. Busenitz G ·  S ·  vP ··X·····oX··o· 23.1 1.54 6.2 87 .188 .542 55 .588 32 .463 .583 40 .153 3 1
40. Colon G ·  S ·  vP ··X·····X····X 118.0 6.25 5.7 539 .327 .913 278 .905 261 .922 .929 135 .859 22 6 2
27. Curtiss G ·  S ·  vP ·X·····Xo····· 2.1 7.71 7.7 12 .300 .817 7 .929 5 .650 .800 12 .817 1
56. Duffey G ·  S ·  vP ·X·····X····X· 62.0 4.65 8.7 266 .259 .687 164 .673 102 .710 .770 49 .614 8 1
35. Gee G ·  S ·  vP ·X·····X····X· 38.1 4.46 7.7 167 .287 .861 91 .714 76 1.042 .895 93 .812 8 2
44. Gibson G ·  S ·  vP X·····X····X·· 128.1 5.33 6.7 576 .300 .845 288 .822 288 .868 .899 120 .679 19 1 3
39. Hildenberger G ·  S ·  vP ····X·ooo·oo·· 29.2 2.73 10.3 122 .248 .670 81 .731 41 .552 .747 42 .743 2 3
15. Perkins* G ·  S ·  vP ···X···o·····X 3.0 12.00 6.0 20 .467 1.217 13 1.316 7 1.071 1.338 20 1.217
57. Pressly G ·  S ·  vP ·X·o···X·X···X 51.1 4.73 8.9 205 .228 .693 125 .548 80 .922 .764 50 .435 9 3
55. Rogers* G ·  S ·  vP o·····o·o·X··· 49.0 3.49 7.5 207 .249 .706 138 .749 69 .620 .689 28 .690 6 3 1
66. Turley* G ·  S ·  vP o···········X· 14.2 11.66 6.8 72 .397 1.183 62 1.246 10 .686 1.405 18 .479 4 2
TOTAL 4.63 7.3 .267 .780 .813 .713 190 62 22

Twins Batters (4.96 RS/G) vs. Royals Pitchers (4.95 RA/G)

  • OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
Twins Batters (4.96 RS/G) vs. Royals Pitchers (4.95 RA/G) Table
Batters\Pitchers 54. Alexander* 49. Buchter* 34. Cahill 62. Gaviglio 40. Herrera 31. Kennedy 32. Maurer 61. McCarthy 26. Minor* 47. Moylan
Entries are PA/OPSLinks G  ·   S  ·   vB G  ·   S  ·   vB G  ·   S  ·   vB G  ·   S  ·   vB G  ·   S  ·   vB G  ·   S  ·   vB G  ·   S  ·   vB G  ·   S  ·   vB G  ·   S  ·   vB G  ·   S  ·   vB
16. Adrianza# G  ·   S  ·   vP ··· 1/.000 2/.500 ··· ··· 3/1.167 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 2/.000
25. Buxton G  ·   S  ·   vP 4/.000 ··· 1/2.000 2/4.000 5/1.600 10/.311 ··· ··· 4/.250 4/.000
2. Dozier G  ·   S  ·   vP 3/.666 ··· ··· 3/.000 11/.830 25/.931 2/.000 1/.000 3/1.667 7/.453
5. Escobar# G  ·   S  ·   vP 5/.400 ··· 1/5.000 2/2.500 12/.350 19/1.032 ··· 3/2.667 3/.000 2/1.000
43. Garver G  ·   S  ·   vP ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ···
38. Gimenez G  ·   S  ·   vP ··· ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· 7/.810 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 2/.000
8. Granite* G  ·   S  ·   vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/no AB ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ···
26. Kepler* G  ·   S  ·   vP 1/no AB ··· ··· 2/.000 7/.762 10/1.067 ··· 3/.333 4/.250 1/no AB
7. Mauer* G  ·   S  ·   vP 3/1.334 ··· 12/.583 3/.666 13/1.038 19/.474 ··· 1/2.000 4/.000 3/.666
11. Polanco# G  ·   S  ·   vP 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 9/.583 5/.200 ··· 3/.000 6/1.333 1/no AB
20. Rosario* G  ·   S  ·   vP 5/.800 ··· ··· 2/.000 6/.900 13/.923 ··· 2/1.000 6/.000 ···
19. Vargas# G  ·   S  ·   vP ··· ··· 1/no AB 2/.000 6/1.166 1/.000 ··· 2/2.500 3/1.000 ···

MIN Batters

MIN Batters Table
BatterLinksPABAOBPSLGOPSPA vRHOPS vRH PA vLHOPS vLH Hm OPSPA Last 28dOPS Last 28dSBCSHRE
16. Adrianza# G ·  S ·  vP 144 .264 .336 .372 .708 101 .746 43 .621 .776 39 .720 8 1 1 2
25. Buxton G ·  S ·  vP 407 .253 .313 .409 .722 293 .669 114 .862 .740 101 1.090 24 1 13 5
2. Dozier G ·  S ·  vP 592 .266 .355 .484 .838 458 .782 134 1.039 .885 125 1.068 14 6 27 4
5. Escobar# G ·  S ·  vP 388 .253 .313 .423 .736 253 .701 135 .803 .779 94 .740 4 1 14 3
43. Garver G ·  S ·  vP 34 .250 .382 .429 .811 17 .639 17 .983 .950 34 .811 2
38. Gimenez G ·  S ·  vP 192 .203 .337 .361 .698 117 .713 75 .672 .790 45 .782 1 6 1
8. Granite* G ·  S ·  vP 85 .234 .306 .260 .566 70 .566 15 .564 .560 15 .421 2 2 1
26. Kepler* G ·  S ·  vP 491 .249 .318 .440 .758 381 .869 110 .374 .825 86 .915 5 1 17 2
7. Mauer* G ·  S ·  vP 492 .303 .384 .417 .801 384 .814 108 .755 .813 110 .966 2 6 1
11. Polanco# G ·  S ·  vP 432 .260 .308 .418 .727 297 .748 135 .682 .747 108 1.171 10 3 10 17
20. Rosario* G ·  S ·  vP 482 .288 .326 .494 .820 347 .866 135 .705 .967 115 .927 5 6 20 4
19. Vargas# G ·  S ·  vP 230 .242 .300 .417 .717 169 .772 61 .559 .725 41 .684 9 2
TOTAL .259 .335 .429 .764 .770 .747 .910 78 22 166 68

KCR Pitchers

KCR Pitchers Table
PitcherUsageIPERAK/9BFBAOPSBF vRHOPS vRH BF vLHOPS vLH Hm OPSBF Last 28dOPS Last 28dHRSBCS
31. Kennedy G ·  S ·  vP ·····X····X··· 130.0 5.47 7.8 553 .245 .801 292 .780 261 .825 .698 108 1.188 28 2 4
54. Alexander* G ·  S ·  vP ·o·ooo···ooo·o 56.1 2.24 7.5 229 .244 .638 159 .620 70 .678 .739 45 .576 3 2
49. Buchter* G ·  S ·  vP ·····o·XX·X··· 53.0 3.23 9.3 221 .193 .680 134 .668 87 .699 .539 46 .683 10 2 2
34. Cahill G ·  S ·  vP X············· 73.0 4.68 9.7 327 .272 .806 182 .843 145 .760 .935 22 1.262 11 15 2
64. Garcia* G ·  S ·  vP X·····X······· 6.0 13.50 3.0 32 .444 1.346 28 1.362 4 1.250 1.346 32 1.346 2
62. Gaviglio G ·  S ·  vP ·············· 62.1 4.62 5.8 259 .270 .866 145 .916 114 .801 .928 15 6 3
39. Hammel G ·  S ·  vP ·X·····X·····X 155.2 4.80 6.9 677 .266 .742 311 .768 366 .720 .799 125 .780 23 17 3
40. Herrera G ·  S ·  vP ·X··o·X····X·X 50.1 3.75 8.9 219 .246 .778 107 .800 112 .748 .609 37 .862 8 5
65. Junis G ·  S ·  vP ····X····X···· 63.1 4.41 8.1 276 .259 .750 145 .758 131 .740 .815 82 .617 10 1 1
32. Maurer G ·  S ·  vP ·o·oo··o··o··X 54.0 5.83 9.0 234 .271 .769 130 .834 104 .684 .959 44 .886 6 2
61. McCarthy G ·  S ·  vP X····X··Xo···· 31.1 2.87 4.3 134 .288 .707 82 .595 52 .883 .794 47 .852 2 1
26. Minor* G ·  S ·  vP ·X·oo····o·X·· 65.0 2.91 10.4 257 .206 .598 167 .723 90 .362 .499 45 .671 5 2 1
47. Moylan G ·  S ·  vP o··o·o···oXo·· 49.0 4.04 7.0 199 .198 .586 158 .499 41 .944 .647 34 .550 4 1 1
69. Skoglund* G ·  S ·  vP X·····X······· 14.0 10.29 7.1 72 .377 1.048 63 1.071 9 .873 1.486 28 1.354 2 1
51. Vargas* G ·  S ·  vP ···X····X····· 151.1 3.87 6.7 636 .263 .753 505 .737 131 .817 .743 121 .960 22 8 4
TOTAL 4.60 7.7 .263 .759 .790 .876 163 66 24

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