Major League Baseball
MATCHUP
Kansas City Royals at Los Angeles Angels
Stats: Overall | Home/Away | Grass | Today's Starters | Bullpens | Starting Staffs
Records: Umpire: N/A | Last 5 | Last 10 | After Win | After Loss
Teams: Kansas City Royals | Los Angeles Angels
Summary
9:00 PM ET W/L Units H A O/U RL W/L RL Units
Kansas City 90-73 4.19 43-39 47-34 74-81-8 89-74 22.81
LA Angels 98-64 21.41 52-29 46-35 80-77-5 86-76 14.20
Live Odds | All Odds
Home Away O/U
Opening line -175 155 7.5 -115
5Dimes.eu -168 161 8 112
CarbonSports -175 155 8 100
Sportsbook -175 155 8 100
Covers.com -170 156 8 111
Best home line Best road line Recent line moves
Overall W/L TW/TL IP H WHIP ERA AF AA O/U
Jason Vargas(L)
Jered Weaver (R)
11-10
18-9
14-16
22-12
187.0
213.1
197
193
1.27
1.21
3.71
3.59
4.2
4.9
4.2
4.0
12-15
18-15
Last 3 W/L TW/TL IP H WHIP ERA AF AA O/U
Jason Vargas (L)
Jered Weaver (R)
0-2
2-1
0-3
2-1
12.2
20.0
17
18
1.66
1.10
9.95
3.60
3.0
5.3
8.0
3.7
3-0
2-1
Bullpens | In-Depth
  Total   Available
  IP WHIP ERA IP WHIP ERA
KC 265.1 1.03 1.56 265.1 1.03 1.56
Last 3 16.2 1.26 2.16 16.2 1.26 2.16
  IP WHIP ERA IP WHIP ERA
LAA 403.2 1.18 3.17 403.2 1.18 3.17
Last 3 39.1 1.73 6.18 39.1 1.73 6.18
Umpire
  W/L O/U Runs Str % HR P
N/A - - - - - -
Overall Stats | In-Depth
  W/L O/U Avg ERA
KC
LAA
90-73
98-64
74-81
80-77
.259
.255
3.53
3.58
  vs R vs L Start Pen
KC
LAA
.258
.250
.263
.270
3.62
3.62
3.32
3.52
Home/Away Stats | In-Depth
  W/L O/U Avg ERA
KC
LAA
47-34
52-29
36-39
35-41
.266
.249
3.10
3.39
  vs R vs L Start Pen
KC
LAA
.261
.246
.279
.256
3.39
3.40
2.47
3.37
Last 10 | In-Depth
  W/L O/U Avg ERA
KC
LAA
7-3
3-7
6-4
5-5
.292
.210
3.07
4.16
  vs R vs L Start Pen
KC
LAA
.300
.198
.274
.250
3.91
4.12
1.89
4.20
Series Game Records
KC O AW AL
Game 1
Game 2
Game 3
Game 4
32-21
25-26
26-21
7-5
18-11
18-13
11-12
3-3
14-10
7-13
15-9
4-2
LAA O AW AL
Game 1
Game 2
Game 3
Game 4
31-21
32-19
26-21
9-3
16-15
19-11
15-14
7-2
15-6
13-8
11-7
2-1
Stadium
Angel Stadium of Anaheim
Wind (MPH) 0-10 10-20 20+
Over/Under 31-38 4-2 0-1
Injuries
Kansas City Royals
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Michael Mariot RP out for season - Hamstring - 9/30/14 Mariot is on the 60-day disabled list due to a strained right hamstring and will not return for the postseason.
Luke Hochevar RP out for season - Elbow - 9/30/14 Hochevar missed the regular season due to Tommy John surgery and will not return in the postseason.
Los Angeles Angels
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Josh Hamilton RF Prob Thurs - Shoulder - 10/1/14 Hamilton has been dealing with chest and shoulder injuries but is expected to return for the ALDS Thursday against the Royals.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Matt Shoemaker SP Prob Fri - Ribs - 10/1/14 Shoemaker is dealing with an oblique injury but he is expected to start Game 2 of the ALDS against the Royals.
Garrett Richards SP out for season - Knee - 9/30/14 Richards has been placed on the 60-day disabled list due to a torn patellar tendon in his left knee and will not return for the postseason.
Tyler Skaggs SP out for season - Forearm - 8/28/14 Skaggs is on the 60-day disabled list after undergoing Tommy John surgery.
Sean Burnett RP out for season - Elbow - 9/30/14 Burnett is on the 60-day disabled list after undergoing Tommy John surgery. He will not return for the postseason.
Ryan Brasier RP 60-day DL - Elbow - 5/29/14 Brasier has been transferred from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list while recovering from a strained right elbow.
Brian Moran RP out for season - Elbow - 9/30/14 Moran has been transferred from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list after undergoing Tommy John surgery and will not pitch in the postseason.
Recent Meetings
Date Home/Away H Starter A Starter Line O/U
6/29/14 KC 5 - LAA 4 J. Guthrie C. Wilson 109/8.5 O
6/28/14 KC 2 - LAA 6 Y. Ventura H. Santiago -135/8.5 U
6/27/14 KC 8 - LAA 6 J. Vargas M. Shoemaker -121/8.5 O
5/25/14 LAA 4 - KC 3 G. Richards J. Vargas -153/8 U
5/24/14 LAA 4 - KC 7 x M. Shoemaker J. Shields -105/7 O
5/23/14 LAA 6 - KC 1 C. Wilson D. Duffy -160/7 P
2013 Season
5/26/13 KC 2 - LAA 5 W. Davis J. Williams 108/9 U
5/25/13 KC 0 - LAA 7 J. Guthrie B. Buckner -123/9 U
5/24/13 KC 2 - LAA 5 L. Mendoza J. Vargas 111/8.5 U
5/23/13 KC 4 - LAA 5 E. Santana J. Blanton -113/8.5 O
5/15/13 LAA 5 - KC 9 B. Enright W. Davis -107/9 O
5/14/13 LAA 6 - KC 2 J. Vargas J. Guthrie -125/8.5 U
5/13/13 LAA 4 - KC 11 J. Blanton L. Mendoza -137/9 O
2012 Season
9/16/12 KC 3 - LAA 4 W. Smith D. Haren 153/9 U
9/15/12 KC 3 - LAA 2 J. Guthrie Z. Greinke 140/8 U
9/14/12 KC 7 - LAA 9 B. Chen C. Wilson 161/8.5 O
7/25/12 LAA 11 - KC 6 J. Weaver L. Hochevar -210/8 O
7/24/12 LAA 1 - KC 4 G. Richards W. Smith -180/9 U
7/23/12 LAA 6 - KC 3 C. Wilson B. Chen -210/7.5 O
4/8/12 LAA 3 - KC 7 E. Santana J. Sanchez -164/8.5 O
Kansas City: Last 10 Games | Season
Date vs/Score Line ATS OPS Avg Starter IP Opp Starter IP
9/30/14 OAK 9-8 x 102/6.5 W/O .755 .306 J. Shields 5.0 J. Lester 7.1
9/28/14 @ CHW 6-4 -185/7.5 W/O .834 .308 Y. Ventura 4.0 C. Bassitt 5.0
9/27/14 @ CHW 4-5 -161/7.5 L/O .658 .242 D. Duffy 2.0 J. Danks 7.0
9/26/14 @ CHW 3-1 -146/8 W/U .546 .219 J. Guthrie 7.0 H. Noesi 6.0
9/25/14 @ CHW 6-3 -140/7 W/O .913 .359 J. Shields 6.0 J. Quintana 7.1
9/24/14 @ CLE 4-6 -117/6.5 L/O .699 .278 J. Vargas 4.0 T. Bauer 4.1
9/23/14 @ CLE 7-1 112/6.5 W/O .868 .333 Y. Ventura 7.0 D. Salazar 4.2
9/22/14 @ CLE 2-0 105/6.5 W/U .507 .229 D. Duffy 6.0 C. Carrasco 7.1
9/21/14 DET 5-2 -105/8 W/U .865 .324 J. Guthrie 5.1 R. Porcello 3.1
9/20/14 DET 2-3 -108/7 L/U .733 .297 J. Shields 6.2 M. Scherzer 7.0
LA Angels: Last 10 Games | Season
Date vs/Score Line ATS OPS Avg Starter IP Opp Starter IP
9/28/14 @ SEA 1-4 180/6.5 L/U .369 .156 C. Rasmus 3.0 F. Hernandez 5.1
9/27/14 @ SEA 1-2 x -101/7.5 L/U .533 .175 C. Wilson 6.0 J. Paxton 5.2
9/26/14 @ SEA 3-4 115/6.5 L/O .618 .206 J. Weaver 6.0 H. Iwakuma 6.1
9/24/14 @ OAK 5-4 169/7.5 W/O .631 .257 H. Santiago 5.1 J. Lester 7.0
9/23/14 @ OAK 2-0 145/7.5 W/U .459 .111 W. LeBlanc 5.1 S. Gray 7.0
9/22/14 @ OAK 4-8 139/7 L/O .727 .286 C. Wilson 0.2 J. Samardzija 7.0
9/21/14 TEX 1-2 -199/8 L/U .369 .133 C. Rasmus 4.0 N. Tepesch 7.0
9/20/14 TEX 8-5 -219/7.5 W/O 1.073 .361 J. Weaver 7.0 C. Lewis 5.0
9/19/14 TEX 3-12 -195/8.5 L/O .717 .219 H. Santiago 1.0 L. Bonilla 5.0
9/18/14 SEA 1-3 223/6.5 L/U .486 .152 W. LeBlanc 5.1 F. Hernandez 7.0
Abbreviations Legend