Major League Baseball
MATCHUP
Texas Rangers at Kansas City Royals
Stats: Overall | Home/Away | Grass | Today's Starters | Bullpens | Starting Staffs
Records: Umpire: Fieldin Culbreth | Last 5 | Last 10 | After Win | After Loss
Teams: Texas Rangers | Kansas City Royals
Summary
8:10 PM ET W/L Units H A O/U RL W/L RL Units
Texas 53-84 -30.68 24-40 29-44 59-68-10 58-79 -35.05
Kansas City 75-61 5.07 36-32 39-29 60-69-7 76-60 22.96
Live Odds | All Odds
Home Away O/U
Opening line -180 170 8 -120
5Dimes.eu OFF OFF OFF
Sportsbook -110 -110 8 -120
TopBet.eu OFF OFF OFF
Covers.com OFF OFF OFF
Best home line Best road line Recent line moves
Overall W/L TW/TL IP H WHIP ERA AF AA O/U
Nick Tepesch(R)
Jason Vargas (L)
4-8
10-7
7-10
13-12
97.1
162.1
98
168
1.36
1.24
4.44
3.27
3.1
4.4
4.5
3.9
5-10
9-13
Last 3 W/L TW/TL IP H WHIP ERA AF AA O/U
Nick Tepesch (R)
Jason Vargas (L)
0-1
1-2
1-2
1-2
17.2
19.0
18
25
1.58
1.58
5.09
3.32
2.7
2.7
4.0
4.3
0-2
1-2
Bullpens | In-Depth
  Total   Available
  IP WHIP ERA IP WHIP ERA
TEX 266.2 1.19 3.58 266.2 1.19 3.58
Last 3 36.1 1.38 3.47 36.1 1.38 3.47
  IP WHIP ERA IP WHIP ERA
KC 303.2 1.19 2.70 303.2 1.19 2.70
Last 3 20.0 1.20 4.05 20.0 1.20 4.05
Umpire
  W/L O/U Runs Str % HR P
Fieldin Culbreth 14-10 11-13 7.67 63.5 1.9 289.8
Overall Stats | In-Depth
  W/L O/U Avg ERA
TEX
KC
53-84
75-61
59-68
60-69
.250
.259
4.70
3.56
  vs R vs L Start Pen
TEX
KC
.246
.257
.261
.264
5.02
3.61
4.13
3.45
Home/Away Stats | In-Depth
  W/L O/U Avg ERA
TEX
KC
29-44
36-32
33-35
31-36
.253
.250
4.40
3.94
  vs R vs L Start Pen
TEX
KC
.246
.251
.271
.247
4.31
3.83
4.59
4.19
Last 10 | In-Depth
  W/L O/U Avg ERA
TEX
KC
4-6
4-5
2-7
2-6
.236
.240
3.71
3.58
  vs R vs L Start Pen
TEX
KC
.214
.236
.274
.256
3.67
3.26
3.71
4.39
Series Game Records
TEX O AW AL
Game 1
Game 2
Game 3
Game 4
17-27
15-28
17-23
4-6
7-14
4-13
4-8
3-0
10-13
11-15
13-15
1-6
KC O AW AL
Game 1
Game 2
Game 3
Game 4
27-18
22-21
20-18
6-4
15-8
15-11
10-10
3-2
12-10
7-10
10-8
3-2
Stadium
Kauffman Stadium
Wind (MPH) 0-10 10-20 20+
Over/Under 13-23 18-13 0-0
Injuries
Texas Rangers
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Jake Smolinski RF 15-day DL - Foot - 8/6/14 Smolinski has been placed on the 15-day disabled list due to a cracked bone in his left foot.
Shin-Soo Choo LF out for season - Elbow - 8/26/14 Choo will undergo season-ending surgery to remove a bone spur in his left elbow.
Mitch Moreland 1B out for season - Ankle - 7/24/14 Moreland has been transferred from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list while he recovers from reconstructive surgery to repair a ligament and realign a bone in his left ankle. He will miss the remainder of the season.
Prince Fielder 1B 60-day DL - Neck - 5/27/14 Fielder has undergone successful surgery to repair a herniated disc in his neck and will be out for at least three-to-four months.
Kevin Kouzmanoff 3B 60-day DL - Back - 8/14/14 Kouzmanoff has been transferred from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list as he recovers from back surgery.
Engel Beltre RF 60-day DL - Leg - 8/19/14 Beltre is on the 60-day disabled list due to a fractured tibia. He suffered a setback during his rehab assignment and there is no timetable for his return.
Jurickson Profar 2B 60-day DL - Shoulder - 5/22/14 Profar was transferred from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list after tearing the teres major muscle in his right shoulder. He suffered a setback during his rehab and will miss an additional two-to-three months.
Jim Adduci LF 7-day DL - Concussion - 8/29/14 Adduci has been placed on the 7-day disabled list with a concussion.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Derek Holland SP Prob Tues - Knee - 8/30/14 Holland has recovered from arthroscopic surgery to repair torn cartilage in his left knee and has been activated from the 60-day disabled list. He is expected to start Tuesday's game against the Royals.
Martin Perez SP out for season - Elbow - 5/21/14 Perez has been diagnosed with a partial tear of the UCL in his left elbow and will require season-ending Tommy John surgery.
Yu Darvish SP Out indefinitely - Elbow - 8/25/14 Darvish has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with right elbow inflammation. There is no timetable for his recovery and he may not pitch again this season.
Tanner Scheppers SP 60-day DL - Elbow - 8/31/14 Scheppers in on the 60-day disabled list with right elbow inflammation. He will be shut down for at least six weeks and there is no timetable for his return.
Alexi Ogando RP 60-day DL - Elbow - 8/3/14 Ogando has been transferred from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list with right elbow inflammation.
Matt Harrison SP 60-day DL - Back - 6/10/14 Harrison has a displaced vertebra in his back as well as nerve irritation and has been placed on the 60-day disabled list. He has undergone surgery and there is no timetable for his return.
Pedro Figueroa RP out for season - Elbow - 8/5/14 Figueroa is on the 60-day disabled list after undergoing Tommy John surgery. He will miss the remainder of the season.
Kansas City Royals
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Josh Willingham LF Ques Tues - Ribs - 9/1/14 Willingham is dealing with soreness in his ribcage and did not play Monday. He is questionable to play Tuesday against the Rangers.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Michael Mariot RP 60-day DL - Hamstring - 8/28/14 Mariot has been placed on the 60-day disabled list due to a strained right hamstring.
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
9/1/14 KC 4 - TEX 3 Y. Ventura C. Lewis -190/8 U
8/24/14 TEX 3 - KC 1 S. Baker J. Vargas 139/9 U
8/23/14 TEX 3 - KC 6 N. Tepesch J. Guthrie 110/9 P
8/22/14 TEX 3 - KC 6 C. Lewis Y. Ventura 122/9 P
2013 Season
9/22/13 KC 4 - TEX 0 x J. Shields A. Ogando -124/7 U
9/21/13 KC 1 - TEX 3 J. Guthrie M. Garza -105/7.5 U
9/20/13 KC 2 - TEX 1 E. Santana M. Perez -130/7.5 U
6/2/13 TEX 3 - KC 1 Y. Darvish E. Santana -207/8 U
6/1/13 TEX 1 - KC 4 x N. Tepesch J. Shields -123/9 U
5/31/13 TEX 7 - KC 2 D. Holland W. Davis -225/9.5 U
2012 Season
9/6/12 KC 4 - TEX 5 x L. Hochevar S. Feldman 119/9 P
9/5/12 KC 6 - TEX 7 E. Teaford R. Dempster 141/9 O
9/4/12 KC 6 - TEX 3 J. Guthrie M. Harrison 143/9 P
9/3/12 KC 4 - TEX 8 B. Chen Y. Darvish 146/8.5 O
8/5/12 KC 7 - TEX 6 x L. Hochevar D. Holland 126/9 O
8/4/12 KC 2 - TEX 4 W. Smith S. Feldman 149/10 U
8/3/12 KC 3 - TEX 5 J. Guthrie M. Harrison 163/9.5 U
5/15/12 TEX 4 - KC 7 C. Lewis V. Mazzaro -240/10 O
5/14/12 TEX 1 - KC 3 S. Feldman B. Chen -172/9.5 U
2011 Season
5/29/11 TEX 7 - KC 6 A. Ogando D. Duffy -198/9 O
Texas: Last 10 Games | Season
Date vs/Score Line ATS OPS Avg Starter IP Opp Starter IP
9/1/14 @ KC 3-4 174/8 L/U .498 .167 C. Lewis 7.0 Y. Ventura 6.1
8/31/14 @ HOU 2-3 141/8.5 L/U .544 .194 N. Martinez 5.1 D. Keuchel 7.0
8/30/14 @ HOU 0-2 108/8.5 L/U .237 .103 R. Ross 5.0 S. Feldman 9.0
8/29/14 @ HOU 13-6 113/8.5 W/O 1.082 .390 S. Baker 6.1 B. Oberholtzer 4.1
8/28/14 @ HOU 2-4 121/8 L/U .530 .235 N. Tepesch 4.1 C. McHugh 7.0
8/27/14 @ SEA 12-4 151/7.5 W/O .839 .289 C. Lewis 9.0 E. Ramirez 3.0
8/26/14 @ SEA 0-5 186/7.5 L/U .369 .133 N. Martinez 5.0 J. Paxton 6.2
8/25/14 @ SEA 2-0 165/7.5 W/U .570 .212 M. Mikolas 8.0 R. Elias 5.0
8/24/14 KC 3-1 139/9 W/U .906 .333 S. Baker 5.0 J. Vargas 6.0
8/23/14 KC 3-6 110/9 L/P .595 .226 N. Tepesch 6.1 J. Guthrie 8.0
Kansas City: Last 10 Games | Season
Date vs/Score Line ATS OPS Avg Starter IP Opp Starter IP
9/1/14 TEX 4-3 -190/8 W/U .828 .303 Y. Ventura 6.1 C. Lewis 7.0
8/31/14 CLE 2-4 -156/8 .597 .219 D. Duffy 6.2 T. House 7.0
8/30/14 CLE 2-3 x -142/7.5 L/U .662 .214 J. Shields 7.0 T. Bauer 5.2
8/29/14 CLE 1-6 -141/7.5 L/U .575 .250 J. Vargas 6.0 D. Salazar 5.0
8/28/14 MIN 5-11 x -155/8 L/O .784 .293 J. Guthrie 6.0 T. Milone 5.1
8/27/14 MIN 6-1 -119/7.5 W/U .647 .281 L. Hendriks 7.0 P. Hughes 7.2
8/26/14 MIN 2-1 -167/8 W/U .563 .185 D. Duffy 6.2 R. Nolasco 7.0
8/25/14 NYY 1-8 -133/7.5 L/O .545 .212 J. Shields 6.2 M. Pineda 6.1
8/24/14 @ TEX 1-3 -151/9 L/U .479 .182 J. Vargas 6.0 S. Baker 5.0
8/23/14 @ TEX 6-3 -119/9 W/P .688 .250 J. Guthrie 8.0 N. Tepesch 6.1
Abbreviations Legend