Major League Baseball
MATCHUP
Kansas City Royals at Texas Rangers
Stats: Overall | Home/Away | Grass | Today's Starters | Bullpens | Starting Staffs
Records: Umpire: Hunter Wendelstedt | Last 5 | Last 10 | After Win | After Loss
Teams: Kansas City Royals | Texas Rangers
Summary
8:05 PM ET W/L Units H A O/U RL W/L RL Units
Kansas City 71-56 8.29 33-28 38-28 58-63-6 74-53 26.79
Texas 49-78 -30.36 23-39 26-39 57-61-9 52-75 -34.68
Live Odds | All Odds
Home Away O/U
Opening line 128 -138 9 -120
5Dimes.eu 107 -117 9 -110
Sportsbook 109 -119 9 -115
TopBet.eu 110 -120 9 -120
Covers.com 105 -114 9 -109
Best home line Best road line Recent line moves
Overall W/L TW/TL IP H WHIP ERA AF AA O/U
Jeremy Guthrie (R)
Nick Tepesch (R)
9-10
4-7
14-11
7-8
158.2
86.2
171
86
1.34
1.32
4.48
4.15
4.0
3.2
4.4
4.4
13-12
5-9
Last 3 W/L TW/TL IP H WHIP ERA AF AA O/U
Jeremy Guthrie (R)
Nick Tepesch (R)
2-1
1-0
2-1
3-0
20.2
19.2
23
16
1.21
1.07
4.35
1.83
7.0
3.0
6.3
1.7
2-1
0-3
Bullpens | In-Depth
  Total   Available
  IP WHIP ERA IP WHIP ERA
KC 274.1 1.13 2.23 274.1 1.13 2.23
Last 3 13.0 1.38 6.92 13.0 1.38 6.92
  IP WHIP ERA IP WHIP ERA
TEX 231.2 1.17 3.61 231.2 1.17 3.61
Last 3 22.2 1.24 2.38 22.2 1.24 2.38
Umpire
  W/L O/U Runs Str % HR P
Hunter Wendelstedt 12-9 7-12 6.38 64.4 1.3 274.2
Overall Stats | In-Depth
  W/L O/U Avg ERA
KC
TEX
71-56
49-78
58-63
57-61
.260
.251
3.56
4.78
  vs R vs L Start Pen
KC
TEX
.259
.248
.264
.259
3.64
5.14
3.38
4.15
Home/Away Stats | In-Depth
  W/L O/U Avg ERA
KC
TEX
38-28
23-39
29-32
26-32
.269
.246
3.17
5.06
  vs R vs L Start Pen
KC
TEX
.264
.247
.280
.242
3.44
5.85
2.55
3.82
Last 10 | In-Depth
  W/L O/U Avg ERA
KC
TEX
7-3
3-7
6-3
2-6
.277
.220
3.78
4.33
  vs R vs L Start Pen
KC
TEX
.277
.227
.278
.192
2.92
6.17
5.47
1.45
Series Game Records
KC O AW AL
Game 1
Game 2
Game 3
Game 4
25-16
20-20
20-16
6-4
15-8
13-11
10-8
3-2
10-8
7-9
10-8
3-2
TEX O AW AL
Game 1
Game 2
Game 3
Game 4
16-25
14-26
15-22
4-5
6-13
4-12
4-7
3-0
10-12
10-14
11-15
1-5
Stadium
Globe Life Park in Arlington
Wind (MPH) 0-10 10-20 20+
Over/Under 15-15 10-17 1-0
Injuries
Kansas City Royals
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Eric Hosmer 1B Late Aug - Hand - 8/2/14 Hosmer has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a stress fracture in his right hand and is expected to miss three-to-four weeks.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Scott Downs RP 15-day DL - Neck - 8/12/14 Downs has been placed on the 15-day disabled list due to a sprained neck.
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.
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.
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.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
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 15-day DL - Elbow - 8/13/14 Darvish has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with right elbow inflammation.
Tanner Scheppers SP 15-day DL - Elbow - 6/12/14 Scheppers in on the 15-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.
Derek Holland SP Late Aug - Knee - 7/13/14 Holland underwent arthroscopic surgery to repair torn cartilage in his left knee and is on the 60-day disabled list. He will complete a rehab assignment before rejoining the team near the end of August.
Recent Meetings
Date Home/Away H Starter A Starter Line O/U
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
5/28/11 TEX 10 - KC 1 M. Harrison S. O'Sullivan -199/10 O
5/27/11 TEX 7 - KC 12 x C. Lewis N. Adcock -190/9.5 O
5/19/11 KC 2 - TEX 1 x L. Hochevar D. Holland -103/8.5 U
Kansas City: Last 10 Games | Season
Date vs/Score Line ATS OPS Avg Starter IP Opp Starter IP
8/22/14 @ TEX 6-3 -132/9 W/P .734 .237 Y. Ventura 6.0 C. Lewis 6.0
8/20/14 @ COL 2-5 -111/9.5 L/U .591 .179 D. Duffy 7.0 J. De La Rosa 8.0
8/19/14 @ COL 7-4 -141/9.5 W/O .840 .297 J. Shields 6.0 T. Matzek 6.2
8/18/14 @ MIN 6-4 -158/8 W/O .945 .342 J. Vargas 7.0 T. May 4.2
8/17/14 @ MIN 12-6 -113/8 W/O 1.011 .325 J. Guthrie 7.0 T. Milone 1.1
8/16/14 @ MIN 1-4 -116/7.5 L/U .522 .235 Y. Ventura 6.2 P. Hughes 7.1
8/15/14 @ MIN 6-5 -143/8 W/O .824 .316 D. Duffy 5.1 R. Nolasco 6.0
8/14/14 OAK 7-3 -108/7 W/O .802 .343 J. Shields 6.0 J. Samardzija 6.1
8/13/14 OAK 3-0 -107/7 W/U .661 .241 J. Vargas 9.0 S. Kazmir 7.0
8/12/14 OAK 3-11 128/7.5 L/O .570 .212 J. Guthrie 4.2 J. Lester 6.0
Texas: Last 10 Games | Season
Date vs/Score Line ATS OPS Avg Starter IP Opp Starter IP
8/22/14 KC 3-6 122/9 L/P .593 .182 C. Lewis 6.0 Y. Ventura 6.0
8/20/14 @ MIA 5-4 136/7.5 W/O .706 .303 N. Martinez 6.0 N. Eovaldi 5.0
8/19/14 @ MIA 3-4 x 128/8 L/U .680 .256 M. Mikolas 5.0 J. Cosart 6.0
8/17/14 LAA 3-2 121/9.5 W/U .561 .258 N. Tepesch 7.0 H. Santiago 6.0
8/16/14 LAA 4-5 138/9.5 L/U .594 .206 C. Lewis 6.0 M. Shoemaker 5.2
8/15/14 LAA 4-5 178/9.5 L/U .575 .278 N. Martinez 6.0 G. Richards 7.1
8/14/14 TB 3-6 118/9 L/P .557 .156 R. Ross 4.1 J. Odorizzi 7.0
8/13/14 TB 1-10 127/9 L/O .360 .133 M. Mikolas 6.0 C. Archer 7.0
8/12/14 TB 3-2 x 107/9 W/U .669 .264 N. Tepesch 7.0 J. Hellickson 6.0
8/11/14 TB 0-7 115/9 L/U .395 .103 C. Lewis 5.0 D. Smyly 7.2
Abbreviations Legend