Kansas City Royals vs. Minnesota Twins, at Kauffman Stadium, September 14, 2018 Matchups, Preview

Date
Friday, September 14, 2018
Start Time
7:15ct (local), 8:15et
Venue
Kauffman Stadium
Series
Game #2 of a 4-game series
Average Temp
72° (based on last ten years)
All Stats Thru
Thursday, 13 Sep 2018

Minnesota Twins

Team Summary
Team Page 2018 Minnesota Twins
Record 67-79
Manager Paul Molitor
Game # 147
On This Date 50-56
Standing 2nd (15.0 GB)
Links Schedule / Lineups / Orders
Splits Bat / Pitch
Gamelogs Bat / Pitch
Split Records
Last 10 4-6
Last 20 7-13
Last 30 13-17
Home 43-31
Away 24-48
Extra Innings 5-7
vs. RHP 50-54
vs. LHP 17-25
1-Run Games 13-19
vs. East 18-16
vs. Central 32-31
vs. West 9-20
Inter-League 8-12

MIN Last 10 Games

Jose Berrios (#17, 24, RHP, 11-11, 3.83)

Kansas City Royals

Team Summary
Team Page 2018 Kansas City Royals
Record 50-96
Manager Ned Yost
Game # 147
On This Date 27-20
Standing 5th (32.0 GB)
Links Schedule / Lineups / Orders
Splits Bat / Pitch
Gamelogs Bat / Pitch
Split Records
Last 10 5-5
Last 20 12-8
Last 30 15-15
Home 28-46
Away 22-50
Extra Innings 4-7
vs. RHP 34-67
vs. LHP 16-29
1-Run Games 15-25
vs. East 9-24
vs. Central 30-35
vs. West 7-26
Inter-League 4-11

KCR Last 10 Games

Jorge Lopez (#52, 25, RHP, 2-4, 3.72)

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
Thu, Sep 13, 2018KCR6 MIN4
DateAwayHomeTime
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* 33. Flynn* 39. Hammel 54. Hill* 48. Lively 52. Lopez 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 ··· 3/.333 ··· ··· 2/.000 3/.000 5/.400 ··· 5/.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 4/.250 1/.000 2/.000 ··· 3/.000 1/2.000 1/.000 ··· 3/.333 4/1.500 4/1.250 1/.000
51. Field G  ·   S  ·   vP ··· ··· 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ···
24. Forsythe G  ·   S  ·   vP 12/.781 3/.666 4/1.250 1/.000 ··· 3/.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 3/1.000 ···
23. Garver G  ·   S  ·   vP 11/.182 4/.250 4/1.000 ··· ··· 3/.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 7/.453 12/1.117 2/1.000 ··· 3/.666 7/1.229 4/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 1/ ···
26. Kepler* G  ·   S  ·   vP 17/.548 8/.375 14/1.945 1/.000 ··· 3/.333 2/.000 6/.333 ··· 3/.000 7/1.881 3/1.167 ···
7. Mauer* G  ·   S  ·   vP 29/.526 9/.730 28/.815 3/1.334 ··· 3/.000 2/1.000 2/2.000 ··· 12/.639 5/1.200 4/.500 ···
40. Petit G  ·   S  ·   vP 3/2.500 ··· 11/.473 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ···
11. Polanco# G  ·   S  ·   vP 21/.649 8/.625 12/1.117 2/.000 ··· 3/.000 2/.500 4/.000 ··· 3/1.000 5/.200 3/1.334 1/.000
20. Rosario* G  ·   S  ·   vP 21/.563 8/1.196 11/.855 6/.000 ··· 3/.000 3/.666 3/.666 ··· 2/2.500 7/1.629 3/.333 1/.000
22. Sano G  ·   S  ·   vP 22/.608 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 320 .247 .301 .371 .672 225 .662 95 .693 .669 58 .639 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 218 .227 .289 .490 .779 130 .732 88 .851 .654 67 .790 1 2 15 1
60. Cave* G ·  S ·  vP 246 .265 .311 .487 .798 193 .847 53 .619 .677 91 .878 2 0 11 4
51. Field G ·  S ·  vP 209 .193 .231 .330 .561 125 .531 84 .605 .568 14 .143 4 0 6 1
24. Forsythe G ·  S ·  vP 366 .235 .311 .299 .610 226 .659 140 .533 .679 97 .504 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 44 .154 .227 .256 .484 41 .490 3 .333 .561 12 .795 1 0 1 3
36. Grossman# G ·  S ·  vP 394 .263 .349 .372 .721 263 .669 131 .826 .747 77 .824 0 1 4 3
26. Kepler* G ·  S ·  vP 554 .229 .323 .417 .740 397 .727 157 .773 .615 93 .715 3 5 18 1
7. Mauer* G ·  S ·  vP 478 .273 .344 .374 .718 354 .705 124 .752 .661 93 .694 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 262 .276 .328 .402 .730 176 .827 86 .537 .745 94 .688 4 3 4 12
20. Rosario* G ·  S ·  vP 580 .287 .323 .477 .800 399 .844 181 .705 .781 66 .566 8 2 23 8
22. Sano G ·  S ·  vP 295 .202 .285 .405 .689 217 .703 78 .652 .612 60 .550 0 0 13 10
TOTAL .244 .313 .401 .714 .730 .674 .675 .696 40 21 152 88

KCR Pitchers

KCR Pitchers Table
PitcherLinksUsageIPERAK/9BFBAOPSBF vRHOPS vRH BF vLHOPS vLH Rd OPSBF Last 28dOPS Last 28dHRSBCS
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
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
49. Fillmyer G ·  S ·  vP X·····X·····X· 68.0 4.76 5.7 290 .259 .730 125 .853 165 .631 .592 112 .815 9 2 0
33. Flynn* G ·  S ·  vP o·o·····o·o··· 69.0 4.04 5.7 307 .296 .791 211 .780 96 .816 .796 38 .585 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 19 .498 4 3 0
65. Junis G ·  S ·  vP ···X······X··· 162.0 4.28 8.3 688 .255 .760 346 .751 342 .770 .758 110 .597 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
37. Maurer G ·  S ·  vP oo··o····X···· 27.1 8.23 8.2 138 .327 1.007 63 1.008 75 1.007 1.149 33 .889 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 o·oX·oX···X··· 27.1 3.62 9.2 116 .202 .711 49 .844 67 .607 .704 36 .927 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 51 .932 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 o·····X··o···· 2.2 10.12 6.8 12 .273 .879 8 1.357 4 .000 1.571 6 .000 0 1 0
TOTAL 5.04 7.4 .273 .788 .773 .696 188 51 28

Royals Batters (3.83 RS/G) vs. Twins Pitchers (4.87 RA/G)

  • OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
Royals Batters (3.83 RS/G) vs. Twins Pitchers (4.87 RA/G) Table
Batters\Pitchers 38. Belisle 17. Berrios 67. Busenitz 27. Curtiss 32. Drake 39. Hildenberger 52. Littell 68. Magill 65. May 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 8/.500 5/1.000 2/.500 ··· 5/.200 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ···
17. Dozier G  ·   S  ·   vP 2/.000 3/.666 1/3.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 3/.000 3/2.000 2/2.000 4/.000 ··· 2/.000
2. Escobar G  ·   S  ·   vP 8/1.000 18/1.059 5/1.350 2/1.000 1/.000 5/1.250 ··· 4/.500 13/.697 10/.522 7/1.000 ··· ···
36. Gallagher G  ·   S  ·   vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· ···
25. Goodwin* G  ·   S  ·   vP ··· 2/.500 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ···
4. Gordon* G  ·   S  ·   vP 5/.400 21/.881 3/.000 ··· 2/1.000 3/.000 1/.000 2/.500 11/.830 11/.717 17/.494 ··· 2/2.000
7. Herrera# G  ·   S  ·   vP 2/.000 8/.250 1/ 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 2/1.000 3/.666 1/3.000 2/.500 4/.250 ··· ···
15. Merrifield G  ·   S  ·   vP 3/.333 21/.683 6/.167 1/.000 2/1.000 11/1.182 2/.000 4/.500 2/1.500 2/1.000 2/.500 ··· ···
27. Mondesi# G  ·   S  ·   vP 2/.000 8/.661 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/5.000 2/2.000 2/.000 2/.000 7/.453 ··· ···
66. O'Hearn* G  ·   S  ·   vP ··· 3/1.167 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/ 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000
13. Perez G  ·   S  ·   vP 7/.715 22/.560 6/2.167 3/1.667 1/.000 6/.167 ··· 2/.000 12/.834 12/.350 7/.929 ··· ···
14. Phillips* G  ·   S  ·   vP ··· 3/1.167 ··· ··· 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 224 .232 .314 .369 .683 158 .690 66 .652 .762 77 .773 0 1 3 1
17. Dozier G ·  S ·  vP 337 .233 .285 .396 .681 226 .697 111 .639 .697 87 .907 1 3 9 7
2. Escobar G ·  S ·  vP 491 .215 .267 .294 .561 356 .540 135 .615 .550 58 .655 8 1 4 11
36. Gallagher G ·  S ·  vP 49 .178 .229 .289 .518 34 .525 15 .497 .739 24 .503 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 508 .238 .323 .356 .679 361 .759 147 .480 .605 104 .796 12 2 11 2
7. Herrera# G ·  S ·  vP 264 .224 .281 .295 .576 174 .636 90 .458 .587 64 .411 2 5 1 0
15. Merrifield G ·  S ·  vP 631 .302 .367 .435 .802 449 .747 182 .934 .807 109 .834 36 8 12 6
27. Mondesi# G ·  S ·  vP 216 .282 .308 .456 .765 143 .761 73 .773 .806 76 .862 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 486 .235 .274 .446 .720 354 .723 132 .709 .732 63 .745 1 1 25 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 .386 .691 .710 .646 .716 .772 95 33 137 65

MIN Pitchers

MIN Pitchers Table
PitcherLinksUsageIPERAK/9BFBAOPSBF vRHOPS vRH BF vLHOPS vLH Hm OPSBF Last 28dOPS Last 28dHRSBCS
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
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
67. Busenitz G ·  S ·  vP X··X··X····oX· 23.1 7.71 9.3 117 .343 1.065 73 1.160 44 .900 1.240 52 1.162 8 3 0
27. Curtiss G ·  S ·  vP X··X·o··X····· 4.1 8.31 10.4 23 .368 1.110 18 1.233 5 .650 1.278 17 1.012 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··o····oX··X· 44.0 5.73 9.0 195 .282 .786 106 .725 89 .858 .914 46 .656 4 2 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 .668 103 .806 21 3 3
59. Gonsalves* G ·  S ·  vP X·····X······X 15.1 9.39 5.9 86 .353 1.018 68 .972 18 1.178 .782 86 1.018 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··X 51.2 4.01 8.4 228 .271 .821 123 .786 105 .862 .652 49 .993 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
58. Moya* G ·  S ·  vP X·····X····X·o 30.2 4.70 8.2 131 .220 .688 81 .744 50 .586 .752 49 .711 5 1 0
12. Odorizzi G ·  S ·  vP ·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 38 .269 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··o···X· 2.0 4.50 9.0 12 .300 .817 3 .000 9 1.127 .542 12 .817 0 0 0
TOTAL 4.61 8.5 .259 .765 .787 .808 188 80 27

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