Major League Baseball
MATCHUP
Minnesota Twins at Kansas City Royals
Stats: Overall | Home/Away | Grass | Today's Starters | Bullpens | Starting Staffs
Records: Umpire: Adam Hamari | Last 5 | Last 10 | After Win | After Loss
Teams: Minnesota Twins | Kansas City Royals
Summary
8:10 PM ET W/L Units H A O/U RL W/L RL Units
Minnesota 48-58 1.57 24-29 24-29 50-51-5 53-53 -9.38
Kansas City 54-52 -5.97 26-27 28-25 48-53-5 59-47 14.90
Live Odds | All Odds
Home Away O/U
Opening line -179 169 8 -115
5Dimes.eu -220 200 7.5 -108
Sportsbook -230 195 7.5 -115
TopBet.eu -190 160 7.5 -115
Covers.com -220 201 7.5 -108
Best home line Best road line Recent line moves
Overall W/L TW/TL IP H WHIP ERA AF AA O/U
Kevin Correia (R)
Yordano Ventura (R)
5-13
7-8
6-15
9-10
117.1
114.0
146
114
1.51
1.32
5.06
3.63
3.8
3.7
5.0
3.7
10-10
8-11
Last 3 W/L TW/TL IP H WHIP ERA AF AA O/U
Kevin Correia (R)
Yordano Ventura (R)
1-2
0-1
1-2
2-1
14.0
15.2
24
20
2.14
1.85
7.07
7.47
5.7
3.7
5.7
4.7
2-1
2-1
Bullpens | In-Depth
  Total   Available
  IP WHIP ERA IP WHIP ERA
MIN 345.1 1.22 3.36 345.1 1.22 3.36
Last 3 36.2 1.15 1.96 36.2 1.15 1.96
  IP WHIP ERA IP WHIP ERA
KC 265.0 1.16 2.51 265.0 1.16 2.51
Last 3 18.2 1.39 2.89 18.2 1.39 2.89
Umpire
  W/L O/U Runs Str % HR P
Adam Hamari 6-13 8-9 7.63 63.8 1.5 290.5
Overall Stats | In-Depth
  W/L O/U Avg ERA
MIN
KC
48-58
54-52
50-51
48-53
.241
.258
4.30
3.69
  vs R vs L Start Pen
MIN
KC
.238
.261
.248
.250
4.97
3.84
3.13
3.37
Home/Away Stats | In-Depth
  W/L O/U Avg ERA
MIN
KC
24-29
26-27
24-27
25-27
.236
.248
4.13
4.15
  vs R vs L Start Pen
MIN
KC
.225
.252
.263
.238
4.70
4.05
3.03
4.34
Last 10 | In-Depth
  W/L O/U Avg ERA
MIN
KC
4-6
6-4
2-8
3-7
.219
.238
4.35
3.19
  vs R vs L Start Pen
MIN
KC
.221
.245
.217
.224
5.44
4.19
2.87
1.54
Series Game Records
MIN O AW AL
Game 1
Game 2
Game 3
Game 4
11-23
16-18
18-13
3-4
5-15
4-7
10-4
2-2
6-8
12-11
8-9
1-2
KC O AW AL
Game 1
Game 2
Game 3
Game 4
18-16
18-16
14-16
4-4
9-8
11-7
7-8
1-2
9-8
7-9
7-8
3-2
Stadium
Kauffman Stadium
Wind (MPH) 0-10 10-20 20+
Over/Under 8-17 17-10 0-0
Injuries
Minnesota Twins
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Joe Mauer 1B 15-day DL - Oblique - 7/19/14 Mauer is on the 15-day disabled list after suffering a strained oblique.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Ricky Nolasco SP Mid August - Elbow - 7/29/14 Nolasco is on the 15-day disable list due to flexor pronator stiffness in his right elbow. He has started a throwing program and is hopeful to return around mid-August.
Mike Pelfrey SP 60-day DL - Elbow - 7/30/14 Pelfrey is on the 60-day disabled list while recovering from surgery on his right elbow. He has begun a throwing program and could return as a reliever for the Twins this season.
Kansas City Royals
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Norichika Aoki RF Doub Thurs - Rest - 7/31/14 Aoki is not expected to play Thursday against the Twins as he will likely be given the day off.
Billy Butler DH Doub Thurs - Rest - 7/31/14 Butler is not expected to play Thursday against the Twins as he will be given the day off.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Jason Vargas SP Prob Sat - Abdominal - 7/30/14 Vargas is on the 15-day disabled list while recovering from an appendectomy. He is expected to return on Saturday against the Athletics.
Luke Hochevar RP out for season - Elbow - 6/2/14 Hochevar underwent Tommy John surgery to repair a sprained ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow and will miss the 2014 season.
Recent Meetings
Date Home/Away H Starter A Starter Line O/U
7/30/14 KC 3 - MIN 2 D. Duffy P. Hughes -155/7 U
7/29/14 KC 1 - MIN 2 J. Shields K. Gibson -197/7.5 U
7/2/14 MIN 0 - KC 4 K. Correia J. Vargas 126/8 U
7/1/14 MIN 10 - KC 2 R. Nolasco J. Shields 128/7.5 O
6/30/14 MIN 1 - KC 6 Y. Pino D. Duffy 126/8 U
4/20/14 KC 3 - MIN 8 Y. Ventura P. Hughes -180/8 O
4/19/14 KC 5 - MIN 4 B. Chen K. Correia -147/8.5 O
4/18/14 KC 5 - MIN 0 J. Vargas R. Nolasco -145/7.5 U
4/13/14 MIN 4 - KC 3 K. Correia J. Vargas 115/8 U
4/12/14 MIN 7 - KC 1 R. Nolasco J. Shields 131/7.5 O
4/11/14 MIN 10 - KC 1 K. Gibson B. Chen 114/8 O
2013 Season
8/29/13 MIN 1 - KC 3 S. Deduno B. Chen 118/8 U
8/28/13 MIN 1 - KC 8 A. Albers D. Duffy 111/8.5 O
8/27/13 MIN 1 - KC 6 K. Correia J. Shields 144/8.5 U
8/7/13 KC 5 - MIN 2 D. Duffy S. Deduno -145/8 U
8/6/13 KC 0 - MIN 7 J. Shields A. Albers -188/7.5 U
8/5/13 KC 13 - MIN 0 J. Guthrie K. Correia -152/8.5 O
8/1/13 MIN 2 - KC 7 S. Diamond J. Shields 147/7.5 O
7/31/13 MIN 3 - KC 4 K. Correia J. Guthrie 103/8.5 U
7/30/13 MIN 2 - KC 7 M. Pelfrey E. Santana 120/7.5 O
Minnesota: Last 10 Games | Season
Date vs/Score Line ATS OPS Avg Starter IP Opp Starter IP
7/30/14 @ KC 2-3 143/7 L/U .735 .226 P. Hughes 6.0 D. Duffy 5.2
7/29/14 @ KC 2-1 181/7.5 W/U .651 .226 K. Gibson 7.0 J. Shields 6.0
7/27/14 CHW 4-3 -127/9 W/U .603 .207 Y. Pino 6.0 S. Carroll 6.0
7/26/14 CHW 0-7 158/7.5 L/U .441 .182 L. Darnell 5.0 C. Sale 8.0
7/25/14 CHW 5-9 -122/9 L/O .679 .250 K. Correia 4.0 J. Danks 7.0
7/24/14 CHW 2-5 -158/8.5 L/U .329 .100 P. Hughes 3.0 H. Noesi 7.2
7/23/14 CLE 3-1 126/8.5 W/U .800 .267 A. Swarzak 5.0 T. Bauer 6.0
7/22/14 CLE 2-8 133/9 L/O .762 .257 Y. Pino 6.1 D. Salazar 5.0
7/21/14 CLE 4-3 100/9.5 W/U .837 .290 K. Johnson 5.0 T. House 5.0
7/20/14 TB 3-5 121/8.5 L/U .508 .182 K. Correia 4.0 C. Archer 6.1
Kansas City: Last 10 Games | Season
Date vs/Score Line ATS OPS Avg Starter IP Opp Starter IP
7/30/14 MIN 3-2 -155/7 W/U .688 .273 D. Duffy 5.2 P. Hughes 6.0
7/29/14 MIN 1-2 -197/7.5 L/U .438 .161 J. Shields 6.0 K. Gibson 7.0
7/27/14 CLE 3-10 -111/8 L/O .523 .229 B. Chen 5.0 D. Salazar 7.0
7/26/14 CLE 7-5 -109/9 W/O .739 .273 J. Guthrie 5.2 Z. McAllister 4.0
7/25/14 CLE 6-4 -119/8 W/O .980 .303 Y. Ventura 6.1 J. Tomlin 5.1
7/24/14 CLE 2-1 x -118/7 W/U .299 .116 D. Duffy 7.0 C. Kluber 9.0
7/23/14 @ CHW 2-1 -102/7.5 W/U .777 .303 J. Shields 7.0 J. Quintana 7.0
7/22/14 @ CHW 7-1 -149/9 W/U 1.038 .341 B. Chen 5.0 S. Carroll 5.0
7/21/14 @ CHW 1-3 156/7 L/U .607 .250 J. Guthrie 6.0 C. Sale 7.0
7/20/14 @ BOS 0-6 143/7.5 L/U .379 .133 Y. Ventura 4.1 J. Lester 8.0
Abbreviations Legend