Kansas City Royals vs. Minnesota Twins, at Kauffman Stadium, September 13, 2018 Matchups, Preview

Date
Thursday, September 13, 2018
Start Time
7:15ct (local), 8:15et
Venue
Kauffman Stadium
Series
Game #1 of a 4-game series
Average Temp
72° (based on last ten years)
All Stats Thru
Wednesday, 12 Sep 2018

Minnesota Twins

Team Summary
Team Page 2018 Minnesota Twins
Record 67-78
Manager Paul Molitor
Game # 146
On This Date 49-52
Standing 2nd (14.5 GB)
Links Schedule / Lineups / Orders
Splits Bat / Pitch
Gamelogs Bat / Pitch
Split Records
Last 10 4-6
Last 20 7-13
Last 30 14-16
Home 43-31
Away 24-47
Extra Innings 5-7
vs. RHP 50-53
vs. LHP 17-25
1-Run Games 13-19
vs. East 18-16
vs. Central 32-30
vs. West 9-20
Inter-League 8-12

MIN Last 10 Games

Gabriel Moya (#58, 23, LHP, 3-1, 5.02)

Kansas City Royals

Team Summary
Team Page 2018 Kansas City Royals
Record 49-96
Manager Ned Yost
Game # 146
On This Date 27-17
Standing 5th (32.5 GB)
Links Schedule / Lineups / Orders
Splits Bat / Pitch
Gamelogs Bat / Pitch
Split Records
Last 10 5-5
Last 20 11-9
Last 30 14-16
Home 27-46
Away 22-50
Extra Innings 4-7
vs. RHP 34-67
vs. LHP 15-29
1-Run Games 15-25
vs. East 9-24
vs. Central 29-35
vs. West 7-26
Inter-League 4-11

KCR Last 10 Games

Heath Fillmyer (#49, 24, RHP, 2-1, 4.75)

Season Series

All times ET
DateWinnerLoser
Mon, May 28, 2018MIN8@KCR5
Tue, May 29, 2018KCR2 MIN1(14)
Wed, May 30, 2018KCR11 MIN8
Mon, Jul 09, 2018MIN3 KCR1
Tue, Jul 10, 2018KCR9@MIN4
Wed, Jul 11, 2018MIN8 KCR5
Fri, Jul 20, 2018KCR6 MIN5
Sat, Jul 21, 2018KCR4 MIN2
Sun, Jul 22, 2018KCR5 MIN3
Fri, Aug 03, 2018MIN6 KCR4
Sat, Aug 04, 2018MIN8 KCR2
Sun, Aug 05, 2018MIN6 KCR5
Fri, Sep 07, 2018MIN10 KCR6
Sat, Sep 08, 2018KCR4@MIN1
Sun, Sep 09, 2018MIN3 KCR1
DateAwayHomeTime
Thu, Sep 13, 2018MIN@KCR8:15pm
Fri, Sep 14, 2018MIN@KCR8:15pm
Sat, Sep 15, 2018MIN@KCR7:15pm
Sun, Sep 16, 2018MIN@KCR2:15pm

Last 10 games head-to-head

Twins Batters (4.39 RS/G) vs. Royals Pitchers (5.21 RA/G)

  • OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
Twins Batters (4.39 RS/G) vs. Royals Pitchers (5.21 RA/G) Table
Batters\Pitchers 41. Duffy* 49. Fillmyer 33. Flynn* 39. Hammel 54. Hill* 48. Lively 37. Maurer 61. McCarthy 68. Newberry 43. Peralta 64. Smith 57. Sparkman 51. Vasto*
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 G  ·   S  ·   vB G  ·   S  ·   vB
16. Adrianza# G  ·   S  ·   vP 5/1.100 1/2.000 ··· 3/.333 ··· ··· 3/.000 5/.400 ··· 4/.000 1/5.000 1/2.000 ···
64. Astudillo G  ·   S  ·   vP ··· ··· ··· 2/2.500 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ···
31. Austin G  ·   S  ·   vP 2/1.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 ··· ···
60. Cave* G  ·   S  ·   vP 2/2.500 3/1.667 4/.250 1/.000 2/.000 ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 ··· 3/.333 4/1.500 4/1.250 ···
51. Field G  ·   S  ·   vP ··· ··· ··· 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ···
24. Forsythe G  ·   S  ·   vP 12/.781 4/2.000 2/.000 4/1.250 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 3/1.000 ···
23. Garver G  ·   S  ·   vP 11/.182 3/.666 4/.250 4/1.000 ··· ··· 2/2.000 4/.000 ··· 1/ 1/ 1/.000 ···
46. Gimenez G  ·   S  ·   vP 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 2/1.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ···
36. Grossman# G  ·   S  ·   vP 27/1.053 1/ 7/.453 12/1.117 2/1.000 ··· 6/1.300 4/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 1/ ···
26. Kepler* G  ·   S  ·   vP 17/.548 4/.500 8/.375 14/1.945 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 6/.333 ··· 2/.000 7/1.881 3/1.167 ···
7. Mauer* G  ·   S  ·   vP 29/.526 4/.833 9/.730 28/.815 3/1.334 ··· 2/1.000 2/2.000 ··· 11/.705 5/1.200 4/.500 ···
40. Petit G  ·   S  ·   vP 3/2.500 ··· ··· 11/.473 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ···
11. Polanco# G  ·   S  ·   vP 21/.649 4/.500 8/.625 12/1.117 2/.000 ··· 2/.500 4/.000 ··· 3/1.000 5/.200 3/1.334 1/.000
20. Rosario* G  ·   S  ·   vP 21/.563 4/.500 7/1.071 11/.855 6/.000 ··· 3/.666 3/.666 ··· 2/2.500 7/1.629 3/.333 1/.000
22. Sano G  ·   S  ·   vP 22/.608 2/1.500 6/.833 8/1.786 1/.000 ··· ··· 4/1.000 ··· 3/.666 6/.733 1/.000 ···

MIN Batters

MIN Batters Table
BatterLinksPABAOBPSLGOPSPA vRHOPS vRH PA vLHOPS vLH Rd OPSPA Last 28dOPS Last 28dSBCSHRE
16. Adrianza# G ·  S ·  vP 316 .251 .304 .376 .681 221 .675 95 .693 .685 56 .662 4 1 6 6
64. Astudillo G ·  S ·  vP 48 .277 .292 .511 .802 30 .852 18 .722 .923 29 .917 0 0 3 2
31. Austin G ·  S ·  vP 215 .231 .293 .497 .790 127 .750 88 .851 .676 67 .902 1 2 15 1
60. Cave* G ·  S ·  vP 242 .261 .308 .473 .781 190 .822 52 .631 .639 90 .845 2 0 10 4
51. Field G ·  S ·  vP 209 .193 .231 .330 .561 125 .531 84 .605 .568 17 .180 4 0 6 1
24. Forsythe G ·  S ·  vP 362 .235 .312 .299 .612 223 .668 139 .521 .683 97 .482 3 0 2 10
23. Garver G ·  S ·  vP 325 .260 .330 .404 .734 222 .805 103 .583 .802 63 .747 0 0 7 4
46. Gimenez G ·  S ·  vP 41 .139 .220 .222 .442 38 .446 3 .333 .503 9 .722 1 0 1 2
36. Grossman# G ·  S ·  vP 390 .262 .351 .369 .720 259 .666 131 .826 .745 73 .820 0 1 4 3
26. Kepler* G ·  S ·  vP 550 .231 .324 .420 .744 393 .732 157 .773 .619 89 .734 3 5 18 1
7. Mauer* G ·  S ·  vP 477 .274 .345 .375 .719 353 .707 124 .752 .664 93 .750 0 0 6 3
40. Petit G ·  S ·  vP 35 .290 .371 .323 .694 30 .708 5 .600 .615 5 .600 1 1 0 2
11. Polanco# G ·  S ·  vP 258 .277 .329 .404 .734 172 .836 86 .537 .754 94 .665 4 3 4 11
20. Rosario* G ·  S ·  vP 576 .287 .323 .479 .802 396 .851 180 .697 .785 66 .612 8 2 23 8
22. Sano G ·  S ·  vP 295 .202 .285 .405 .689 217 .703 78 .652 .612 64 .512 0 0 13 10
TOTAL .244 .313 .401 .715 .731 .673 .676 .700 40 21 151 86

KCR Pitchers

KCR Pitchers Table
PitcherLinksUsageIPERAK/9BFBAOPSBF vRHOPS vRH BF vLHOPS vLH Rd OPSBF Last 28dOPS Last 28dHRSBCS
49. Fillmyer G ·  S ·  vP ·····X·····X·· 60.2 4.75 5.5 262 .268 .746 116 .895 146 .619 .592 84 .894 8 2 0
41. Duffy* G ·  S ·  vP ········X····· 155.0 4.88 8.2 692 .264 .767 570 .790 122 .661 .815 55 .686 23 5 2
33. Flynn* G ·  S ·  vP ·o·····o·o···· 69.0 4.04 5.7 305 .291 .783 210 .774 95 .802 .780 36 .493 4 1 0
39. Hammel G ·  S ·  vP ···o····o··o·· 122.2 6.09 6.6 562 .311 .857 298 .967 264 .732 .902 39 .833 17 6 4
54. Hill* G ·  S ·  vP oo·o·····oo··· 40.2 4.43 8.6 175 .250 .703 107 .784 68 .571 .658 23 .499 4 3 0
65. Junis G ·  S ·  vP ··X······X···· 162.0 4.28 8.3 688 .255 .760 346 .751 342 .770 .758 135 .623 29 7 4
56. Keller G ·  S ·  vP ·X·····X····X· 127.1 3.04 6.1 528 .251 .659 281 .595 247 .735 .596 133 .659 7 7 4
31. Kennedy G ·  S ·  vP ···X·········· 100.2 4.92 8.3 440 .268 .802 234 .817 206 .786 .772 24 .530 18 1 0
48. Lively G ·  S ·  vP ·············· 23.2 6.85 8.4 115 .337 .953 52 .800 63 1.081 1.021 4 2 1
52. Lopez G ·  S ·  vP ····X·····X··· 48.1 3.72 6.9 201 .226 .641 82 .670 119 .621 .753 92 .509 3 2 1
37. Maurer G ·  S ·  vP o··o····X····· 27.0 8.33 8.3 137 .327 1.011 63 1.008 74 1.013 1.155 32 .899 6 1 2
61. McCarthy G ·  S ·  vP X··o·o····o·o· 62.2 3.16 5.3 251 .252 .680 160 .616 91 .797 .503 36 .563 6 1 4
68. Newberry G ·  S ·  vP ·oo·····X··X·· 9.1 2.89 7.7 38 .235 .728 18 .752 20 .694 .610 38 .728 2 0 0
43. Peralta G ·  S ·  vP ·oX·oX···X···· 26.1 3.76 9.2 113 .209 .733 49 .844 64 .639 .734 33 1.031 4 0 0
53. Skoglund* G ·  S ·  vP X····X········ 56.2 6.19 6.8 243 .267 .849 197 .841 46 .890 .842 26 .661 11 3 1
64. Smith G ·  S ·  vP X·······X····· 74.2 6.75 8.9 339 .288 .871 179 .812 160 .934 .908 56 .840 15 4 1
57. Sparkman G ·  S ·  vP X····X········ 27.1 5.27 7.9 133 .313 .870 69 .811 64 .934 .762 42 .952 3 0 1
51. Vasto* G ·  S ·  vP ·····X··o····· 2.1 11.57 7.7 11 .300 .964 8 1.357 3 .000 1.867 5 .000 0 1 0
TOTAL 5.05 7.4 .273 .790 .775 .710 187 51 28

Royals Batters (3.81 RS/G) vs. Twins Pitchers (4.86 RA/G)

  • OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
Royals Batters (3.81 RS/G) vs. Twins Pitchers (4.86 RA/G) Table
Batters\Pitchers 38. Belisle 67. Busenitz 27. Curtiss 32. Drake 39. Hildenberger 52. Littell 68. Magill 65. May 58. Moya* 43. Reed 55. Rogers* 53. Stewart 62. Vasquez*
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 G  ·   S  ·   vB G  ·   S  ·   vB
38. Bonifacio G  ·   S  ·   vP 4/.500 4/.000 1/.000 ··· 5/.200 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 2/.500 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ···
17. Dozier G  ·   S  ·   vP 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 3/.000 3/2.000 2/.000 2/2.000 4/.000 ··· 1/.000
2. Escobar G  ·   S  ·   vP 8/1.000 5/1.350 1/2.000 1/.000 5/1.250 ··· 3/.666 13/.697 ··· 10/.522 7/1.000 ··· ···
36. Gallagher G  ·   S  ·   vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· ···
25. Goodwin* G  ·   S  ·   vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ···
4. Gordon* G  ·   S  ·   vP 5/.400 3/.000 ··· 1/2.000 3/.000 1/.000 2/.500 11/.830 2/2.000 11/.717 17/.494 ··· 1/2.000
7. Herrera# G  ·   S  ·   vP 2/.000 1/ ··· ··· 1/.000 2/1.000 2/.000 1/3.000 2/.000 2/.500 4/.250 ··· ···
15. Merrifield G  ·   S  ·   vP 3/.333 6/.167 1/.000 1/.000 11/1.182 2/.000 3/.333 2/1.500 1/2.000 2/1.000 2/.500 ··· ···
27. Mondesi# G  ·   S  ·   vP 2/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/5.000 1/2.000 2/.000 2/1.000 2/.000 7/.453 ··· ···
66. O'Hearn* G  ·   S  ·   vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/ 2/.000 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000
13. Perez G  ·   S  ·   vP 7/.715 5/1.600 2/1.000 1/.000 6/.167 ··· 2/.000 12/.834 2/1.000 12/.350 7/.929 ··· ···
14. Phillips* G  ·   S  ·   vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· ···
72. Viloria* G  ·   S  ·   vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ···

KCR Batters

KCR Batters Table
BatterLinksPABAOBPSLGOPSPA vRHOPS vRH PA vLHOPS vLH Hm OPSPA Last 28dOPS Last 28dSBCSHRE
38. Bonifacio G ·  S ·  vP 220 .231 .311 .354 .664 156 .656 64 .675 .730 77 .682 0 1 2 1
17. Dozier G ·  S ·  vP 332 .233 .283 .395 .678 224 .689 108 .645 .692 86 .863 1 3 9 7
2. Escobar G ·  S ·  vP 487 .217 .269 .296 .566 354 .543 133 .625 .560 57 .790 8 1 4 11
36. Gallagher G ·  S ·  vP 45 .190 .227 .310 .537 32 .559 13 .481 .833 20 .544 0 0 1 1
25. Goodwin* G ·  S ·  vP 136 .248 .341 .385 .725 113 .762 23 .489 .729 40 .611 3 2 4 2
4. Gordon* G ·  S ·  vP 503 .239 .320 .358 .678 360 .762 143 .469 .602 103 .765 12 2 11 2
7. Herrera# G ·  S ·  vP 260 .219 .278 .291 .569 172 .619 88 .469 .574 64 .344 2 5 1 0
15. Merrifield G ·  S ·  vP 626 .302 .365 .436 .801 447 .742 179 .941 .804 108 .872 35 8 12 6
27. Mondesi# G ·  S ·  vP 211 .284 .311 .463 .774 141 .757 70 .807 .827 71 .897 22 5 7 6
66. O'Hearn* G ·  S ·  vP 122 .260 .369 .625 .994 88 1.302 34 .247 1.080 87 1.066 0 0 10 1
13. Perez G ·  S ·  vP 482 .233 .272 .437 .709 352 .704 130 .721 .710 63 .645 1 1 24 0
14. Phillips* G ·  S ·  vP 122 .198 .262 .342 .605 83 .698 39 .402 .781 46 .486 1 1 2 0
72. Viloria* G ·  S ·  vP 10 .125 .222 .250 .472 9 .375 1 .733 10 .472 0 0 0 0
TOTAL .243 .305 .385 .690 .706 .651 .714 .758 94 33 135 65

MIN Pitchers

MIN Pitchers Table
PitcherLinksUsageIPERAK/9BFBAOPSBF vRHOPS vRH BF vLHOPS vLH Hm OPSBF Last 28dOPS Last 28dHRSBCS
58. Moya* G ·  S ·  vP ·····X····X·oo 28.2 5.02 8.5 124 .232 .718 75 .807 49 .571 .813 45 .747 5 1 0
38. Belisle G ·  S ·  vP ·······X··o··· 31.1 8.62 6.9 148 .338 .958 81 .992 67 .917 .927 7 1.464 6 3 0
17. Berrios G ·  S ·  vP ····X······X·· 173.2 3.83 9.1 718 .225 .678 338 .659 380 .696 .820 83 .767 24 7 3
67. Busenitz G ·  S ·  vP ··X··X····oX·X 23.1 6.56 9.3 114 .323 .968 70 1.009 44 .900 1.050 49 .946 6 3 0
27. Curtiss G ·  S ·  vP ··X·o··X······ 3.1 10.80 13.5 18 .333 1.044 14 1.250 4 .250 1.200 12 .879 0 2 0
61. De Jong G ·  S ·  vP ···X·········· 4.0 .00 11.2 16 .083 .396 7 .000 9 .756 16 .396 0 0 0
32. Drake G ·  S ·  vP ··o····oX··X·X 43.0 5.86 9.2 191 .283 .792 104 .719 87 .878 .935 42 .672 4 1 1
21. Duffey G ·  S ·  vP ·X··X···o·X··· 21.0 8.57 6.9 93 .281 .885 44 .739 49 1.018 1.226 32 1.175 6 0 0
44. Gibson G ·  S ·  vP ··X······X···· 176.2 3.67 8.3 743 .238 .696 379 .703 364 .688 .668 131 .810 21 3 3
59. Gonsalves* G ·  S ·  vP ·····X······X· 12.1 11.68 4.4 72 .414 1.148 56 1.122 16 1.223 1.066 72 1.148 2 0 2
39. Hildenberger G ·  S ·  vP Xo·o·o······X· 68.2 4.06 8.3 287 .237 .747 178 .749 109 .744 .783 36 .382 11 10 0
52. Littell G ·  S ·  vP ···X······X··· 10.2 8.44 5.1 56 .326 1.120 29 1.022 27 1.221 1.257 32 .964 3 0 0
68. Magill G ·  S ·  vP ··X··X···X··X· 51.0 3.88 8.5 223 .266 .815 120 .794 103 .837 .630 49 1.018 10 5 2
65. May G ·  S ·  vP ·oo··X··X···X· 18.1 3.93 12.8 79 .264 .728 43 .866 36 .574 .762 52 .872 3 3 1
12. Odorizzi G ·  S ·  vP X······X·····X 155.0 4.41 8.9 668 .240 .743 368 .725 300 .763 .743 118 .559 20 11 2
43. Reed G ·  S ·  vP ····X·····Xo·· 53.2 4.70 6.9 232 .298 .862 134 .769 98 .998 .788 35 .877 11 3 1
55. Rogers* G ·  S ·  vP oX·X·o·o····o· 62.0 2.90 10.0 239 .215 .571 137 .669 102 .439 .716 39 .262 3 1 2
53. Stewart G ·  S ·  vP ·X······X····· 24.2 5.47 5.1 115 .299 .821 59 .887 56 .755 .718 94 .804 1 1 1
62. Vasquez* G ·  S ·  vP ··o·o··o···X·· 1.2 5.40 5.4 10 .333 .844 2 .000 8 1.071 .533 10 .844 0 0 0
TOTAL 4.61 8.6 .259 .764 .785 .804 186 79 27

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