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Kansas City Royals

OFFICIAL GAME NOTES

Kansas City Royals (40-27) @ Seattle Mariners (32-39)
Safeco Field - Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Game #68 - Road Game #33
Fox Sports Kansas City (HD) & KCSP Radio (610 Sports)
UPCOMING PITCHING PROBABLES

Wednesday, June 24 @ Seattle Mariners: LHP Danny Duffy (2-3, 5.87) vs. LHP Roenis Elias (4-4, 3.56), 9:10 p.m. (CDT), FSKC (HD) & 610 Sports
Thursday, June 25: Off day in San Francisco
Friday, June 26 @ Oakland A’s: RHP Edinson Volquez (7-4, 3.33) vs. RHP Jesse Hahn (5-5, 3.40), 9:07 p.m. (CDT), FSKC (HD) & 610 Sports
Saturday, June 27 @ Oakland A’s: RHP Chris Young (6-3, 2.83) vs. LHP Scott Kazmir (4-4, 2.70), 3:07 p.m. (CDT), FSKC (HD) & 610 Sports
Sunday, June 28 @ Oakland A’s: RHP Jeremy Guthrie (5-4+ tonight) vs. RHP Jesse Chavez (3-6+ tonight), 3:07 p.m. (CDT), FSKC (HD) & 610 Sports
Tonight’s game is being broadcast in Kansas City on KCSP Radio (610 Sports) and the Royals Radio Network with Steve Physioc and Steve Stewart, while Don
Free serves as the producer/engineer...tonight’s game is being televised by Fox Sports Kansas City with Ryan Lefebvre and Rex Hudler...the pre and postgame
shows on FSKC, Royals Live, are hosted by Joel Goldberg and Jeff Montgomery.
Royals vs. Mariners
The Royals prevailed in the opener of this series last night,
the first of six between these clubs in 2015...after tomorrow these
clubs won’t meet again until KC’s final homestand in Sepetmber...
the Royals hold a 218-203 advantage all-time, but have a 99-108
deficit in Seattle, 25-39 since Safeco opened in 1999.
Date Site Score
WP
LP
Att.
6/22 @ Sea W, 4-1
Blanton
Hernandez
23,588
6/23 @ Sea
6/24 @ Sea
9/22 KC
9/23 KC
9/24 KC

NO AVERAGE JOE IN TRIP OPENER--Kansas City kicked off its 9-game journey through the West
with solid 4-1 win as Joe Blanton outdueled Seattle ace Felix Hernandez...Blanton, who spent the entire
2014 campaign out of the game, worked 6.0 strong innings allowing just two hits and a run with no walks
and seven strikeouts before handing the ball over to the most lethal back end of the pen in baseball...the
trio of Kelvin Herrera, Wade Davis and Greg Holland combined to retire nine of the last 10 Mariners to
closeout the series opening victory...trailing 1-0, the KC offense came alive in the second vs. “The King”
by plating a pair of runs on RBI hits by Alex Rios and Omar Infante...Mike Moustakas doubled home
Alcides Escobar in the third and then Esky knocked in Jarrod Dyson in the seventh with the final tally...the
win was KC’s 40th of the year, the fastest to that total since the 1976 squad that started the year 40-26...
Kansas City continues to hold the top spot in the Central by 3 1/2 games over Minnesota and 5 1/2 on the
Tigers, while possessing the top winning pct. in the A.L. at .597.

FROM WINES TO WINS--A year ago at this time, Joe Blanton was tending to a winery business that he had settled on operating as a post-playing career vocation, but
little did he know that a summer later he’d be back in the bigs firing blanks for the Royals...the 10-year veteran of 85 Major League victories has tacked two more wins
onto that total, including last night’s 4-1 gem against the Mariners...Blanton, who signed as a minor league free agent on February 13 to give baseball one more shot,
never worked from the stretch last night, allowing a solo homer to Robinson Cano in the first and then retiring 16 in a row before Austin Jackson led off the seventh
with a double, thus ending Blanton’s night...since coming back to “The Show” on May 16, has given up five earned runs in 26.0 innings for a 1.73 ERA, highlighted
by two earned runs in his two wins as a starter, totaling 11.0 innings.
H-D-H = LETHAL COMBINATION--The Royals closed out last night’s contest with the relief trifecta of Kelvin Herrera, Wade Davis and Greg Holland doing
what they do best by pulling the curtain on a KC victory...in the nine games this year that the H-D-H trio has worked the seventh, eighth and ninth, respectively, the
threesome has combined to allow two earned runs in a combined 25.2 innings for a 0.70 ERA, while walking nine and fanning 28...the opposition has hit .125 (11for-88) in those final three innings that they have anchored in the same game.
BATS ALIVE IN TRIP OPENER--With 10 hits last night Kansas City recorded its seventh double-digit total in the last eight games, upping its big league leading
team batting average to .275...included was a 17-hit outburst a week ago tonight in a 7-2 win at Milwaukee...overall, the Royals have batted .339 (95-for-280) in its
last eight games while plating 44 runs, averaging 5.5 per game, going 6-2 in this span, while posting a team on-base pct. of .387 and a team slugging pct. of .479...this
8-game stretch comes on the heels of KC’s offensive low-point of the year in which the club went just 6-11 in a 17-game span in which the club scored only 41 runs
(2.4 per game) while hitting only .205 (115-for-560).
GO WEST YOUNG MEN--Last night’s win opened a 9-game journey through 60% of the A.L. West, with tonight and tomorrow remaining here, followed by 3-game
stops in Oakland and Houston...the Royals have gone 9-5 vs. the West to this point...Kansas City is just 3-6 vs. the East, facing only the Yankees and Red Sox to this
point...KC will resume play vs. the East during its next homestand when Tampa Bay (4) and Toronto (3) visit Kauffman Stadium...the Royals are also 19-12 within
their own Central Division and 9-4 vs. the National League after a big league best 15-5 effort vs. the Senior Circuit last year.

TONIGHT’S STARTING PITCHERS: RHP Jeremy Guthrie (5-4, 5.55) vs. LHP Mike Montgomery (1-2, 2.73)

2014
2013
Career
2015
2014
Jeremy Guthrie vs. Mariners
0-0
0-0
2-7
Major League Record
5-4 (5.55 ERA) 13-11
Mike Montgomery vs. Royals 1st career appearance
Major League Record
1-2 (2.73 ERA)
-

Career
88-104
1-2

JEREMY GUTHRIE makes his 14th start of the season, the 262nd of his career and 289th overall appearance...a native of Rosburg, Oregon, Jeremy is facing
Seattle for the 14th time in his career...he’s in the final year of a three-year contract he signed on November 30, 2012.

SOLID VS. BREW CREW--Jeremy returned to the win column last Thursday vs.
Guthrie’s 2015 Starts
Milwaukee, posting a 3-2 win in Kauffman Stadium to complete a 4-game sweep of the WHEN
DATE OPPONENT
SCORE
IP
H R ER HR BB SO TP-K LEFT
Brewers during a home & home week...he needed only 67 pitches to get through 6.0
4/11 @ Los Angeles W,
6-4 7.0 6 4 4 1 1 2 94-64 6-4

4/17
vs.
Oakland
ND,
6-4
6.0
7 4 4 3 0 2 79-52 4-4
innings, allowing seven hits and two runs with no walks and four strikeouts...both runs 4/22 vs. Minnesota L, 0-3
5.0
6 3 3 0 6
3 98-49 0-3

4/28
@
Cleveland
ND,

11-5
5.0
6 4 4 0 3
3 89-54 3-2
scored in the fifth and then Guthrie worked a 1-2-3 sixth before giving way to the H-D-H
5/3
vs. Detroit
L, 4-6
6.0
11 6 6 1 0
1 85-58 0-6
trifecta of Kelvin Herrera, Wade Davis and Greg Holland to closeout the win...Jeremy’s 5/9 @ Detroit
W, 6-2
7.1
8 2 2 0 1
3 98-65 6-2
5/14 @ Texas
W,
6-3 5.0 6 2 2 0 0 1 94-57 6-2
pitch count of 67 tied his lowest ever in an outing of 6.0 innings or more (May 8, 2007)

5/20 vs. Cincinnati W,
7-1 6.0 5 0 0 0 2 3 94-61 5-0

REGAL AS A ROYAL--When Jeremy joined the Royals on July 20, 2012, he brought
5/25 @ New York L, 1-14 1.0 9
11 11 4 3 1 60-35 0-11
6/2 vs. Cleveland ND, 1-2 5.2 2 1 1 1 1 1
105-63 1-1
along a career record of 50-74 from his previous time with Cleveland, Baltimore and

6/7 vs. Texas
ND, 4-3 6.1 3 2 2 0 2 5 94-65 3-0

6/13
@
St.
Louis
L,
2-3
5.0 10 3 3 1 1
4
102-67 2-3
Colorado...since becoming “Royalty” he has gone 38-30, while the Royals have compiled
6/18 vs. Milwaukee W, 3-2
6.0
7 2 2 0 0
4 67-48 3-2
a 56-36 record in his 92 starting assignments.
2015 Totals
5-4, 5.55 71.1 86 44 44 11 19 33
1159-738
64%
88-104 4.28 1687.2 1756 863 803 232 482 995
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BETTER OF LATE--Guthrie has a 3.13 ERA and .253 opponents avg. over four Career Totals
June starts (8 ER in 23.0 IP) after entering the month with a 6.70 ERA and .325 average...
removing his May 25 start at Yankee Stadium from the equation (11 runs in 1.0+ innings), he has a 2.61 ERA over his other seven starts beginning with May 9 at Detroit.

NEARING A MILESTONE--Jeremy is five strikeouts shy of 1,000 in his career...he looks to become the 47th active pitcher to reach the mark, entering tonight two
behind teammate Edinson Volquez (997)...he has picked up the strikeout pace of late, recording 6.75 per 9.0 innings over his last three starts.

ROUNDTRIPPERS TELL THE STORY--Jeremy’s last start followed a pattern from his time with the Royals as home runs have often been the difference between
winning and losing...he improved to 23-11 with a 2.72 ERA (88 ER in 291.1 IP) in 46 starts where he’s kept the ball in the park, compared to 15-19 with a 5.55 ERA
(176 ER in 285.1 IP) in 46 starts where he has allowed a home run...he’s 4-1 this year when opponents don’t homer, compiling a 3.32 ERA over seven starts.

BACK IN THE NORTHWEST--A former valedictorian at Ashland High School in Southern Oregon, Jeremy has faced Seattle 13 times, going 2-7 with a 5.40 ERA
(48 ER in 80.0 IP)...he’s looking to snap a five-decision losing streak which dates back to his first career complete game on August 2, 2008, when he was a 3-1 winner
here while with Baltimore...he’s 0-1 over three matchups as a Royal and 2-3 overall in the Emerald City, compiling a 4.60 ERA (22 ER in 43.0 IP).

AWAY FROM THE K--Guthrie is 3-2 on the road this year, winning his first three decisions before dropping a pair...he has a 7.71 overall road ERA, but a 4.60 ERA
outside of his May 25 start at New York...he’s 44-50 in his career on the road, recording a 4.11 ERA through 140
Guthrie vs. Mariners
games and 127 starts.
Player
AVG. AB H HR RBI
Jeremy’s Last Win:
Dustin Ackley
.600
10
6
2
3
June 18, 2015 vs. Milwaukee (6.0 IP, 3-2 over Jimmy Nelson)
Willie Bloomquist
.125
8
1
0
0
Robinson Cano
.239
46 11
3
6
Jeremy’s Last Loss:
Nelson Cruz
.250
24
6
0
6
June 13, 2015 @ St. Louis (5.0 IP, 2-3 to Tyler Lyons)
Austin Jackson
.207
29
6
1
2
Jeremy’s Strikeout High:
James Jones
.333
3
1
0
0
10 (3x), Last: September 14, 2011 vs. Tampa Bay (7.0 IP, 6-2 win over Wade Davis)
Brad Miller
.200
5
1
0
3
Jeremy’s Last Complete Game:
Kyle Seager
.300
10
3
1
2
Seth Smith
.667
6
4
0
2
August 7, 2014 @ Arizona (9.0 IP, 6-2 over Vidal Nuno) 8th career CG
Mark Trumbo
.083
12
1
0
2
Jeremy’s Last Shutout:
Mike Zunino
.500
2
1
0
0
August 5, 2013 vs. Minnesota (9.0 IP, 13-0 over Kevin Correia) 2nd career shutout

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Royals Notes - Kansas City Royals @ Seattle Mariners - Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Pitching Notes
Tomorrow’s Starter - Danny Duffy

= Danny will be returned from his rehab assignment and activated for tomorrow’s game, his ninth start of 2015...he went to the 15-day D.L. on May 25 (retro
to May 17) with left biceps tendinitis...he’s 2-3, recording a 5.87 ERA and 30 strikeouts through 38.1 innings (25 ER).
= Danny made a pair of rehab starts for Triple-A Omaha, totaling 7.2 innings with two earned runs for a 2.35 ERA...he fanned 10 and held batters to a .179
average (5-for-28)...Duff last pitched on Wednesday against the Iowa Cubs, allowing two runs (one earned), three hits and no walks with six K’s over 3.2 innings.
= His last big league start came on May 16 vs. the Yankees, when he allowed four runs, four hits and four walks with three K’s over 5.0 frames in a third straight
loss...Danny retired the first two batters in the fifth, with a pair of singles setting up Chase Headley’s three-run homer, the deciding shot in a 5-1 final.
= Danny has a 1.86 ERA over two starts vs. Seattle, though he’s 0-1...he was a hard-luck loser in his only outing here, a 1-0 final on May 8, 2014...Corey Hart’s
two-out single in the third scored Mike Zunino for the lone run, with Duffy allowing just two hits and three walks with four K’s over 6.0 innings plus a batter.

2015 Pitching Lines

G
W-L
SV
SVO
ERA
IP
H
R
ER
HR
BB
SO
OPP AVG

Starters
67
29-23
-
-
4.37
370.1
371
187
180
40
120
249
.261

Relievers 66
11-4 22 31 2.09
223.2 160 55 52 14 77 200
.200
Totals
67 40-27 22 31 3.52 594.0 531 242 232 54 197 449
.239
Bullpen Totals:
1st Batter Efficiency: 150/199 (75%)
Saves/Save Opp: 22/31 (71%)
Inherited Runners/Runners Scored: 53/13 (25%)

Wade Davis

1st Batter Efficiency: 26/31 Saves/Save Opp: 8/8 (100%)
Last Save: June 15 @ Mil (11th career) Last Outing:
IP H R ER BB SO

Inherited Runners/Runners Scored: 2/0
2015 Strikeout High: 3 (twice, last 5/29 @ Cubs) June 22 @ Seattle
1.0 0 0 0 0 2
= Wade recorded a 1-2-3 eighth last night, fanning Mark Trumbo and Brad Miller with a running catch by Alex Gordon mixed in.
= Wade has fanned at least one batter in eight straight outings and is averaging 13.09 K’s per 9.0 innings over 11 appearances since May 29.
= Davis has not allowed a home run over 113.0 innings dating to September 4, 2013, a club record for relievers...his 0.29 ERA ranks second in the Majors to the
Yankees’ Dellin Betances (0.26) among pitchers with at least 25.0 innings of work.

Brandon Finnegan (L)

1st Batter Efficiency: 4/7
Saves/Save Opp: 0/1 (0%)
Last Save: None career
Last Outing:
IP H R ER BB SO
June 19 vs. Boston
2.2 3 1 1 2 2

Inherited Runners/Runners Scored: 3/2
2015 Strikeout High: 3 on 5/3 vs. Det
= Brandon worked 2.2 innings on Friday night vs. Boston after inheriting a runner at second with one away in the sixth and Boston leading 6-1...an infield single put
runners at the corners, with Finny inducing a 6-4-3 double play to end the inning...he allowed a leadoff walk in the seventh, which led to a run.
= He was recalled from Triple-A Omaha 10 days ago, with this his third Major League stint in 2015.
= He became the first player to appear in the College World Series and MLB World Series in the same season in 2014.

Jason Frasor

1st Batter Efficiency: 13/24 Saves/Save Opp: 0/1 (0%)
Last Save: Sept. 26, 2010 vs. Bal (36th) Last Outing:
IP H R ER BB SO

Inherited Runners/Runners Scored: 16/5
2015 Strikeout High: 2 (4x, last 6/15 @ Mil) June 21 vs. Boston
1.0 3 3 3 1 1
= Jason entered in the fifth on Sunday vs. Boston after Xander Bogaerts doubled home three runs off of Chris Young...he retired Mike Napoli to end the inning, then
ran into trouble with two outs in the sixth, allowing a walk, two doubles and a single as the Red Sox scored three runs, extending their lead to 10-0.
= Frasor entered Sunday having allowed just one run of his own through his first 20.1 innings...his ERA climbed from 0.44 to 1.69.

Kelvin Herrera

1st Batter Efficiency: 21/29 Saves/Save Opp: 0/2 (0%)
Last Save: Apr. 10, 2013 vs. Min (5th)
Last Outing:
IP H R ER BB SO

Inherited Runners/Runners Scored: 6/3
2015 Strikeout High: 3 on 6/2 vs. Cle
June 22 @ Seattle
1.0 0 0 0 0 2
= Kelvin replaced Joe Blanton in the seventh last night, inheriting Austin Jackson at second with a 4-1 lead...Jackson moved to third on a wild pitch and was stranded
there as Kelvin retired three in a row, including two strikeouts.
= Kelvin tossed a scoreless seventh on Saturday vs. the Red Sox, opening with a strikeout of Brock Holt and allowing a one-out single to David Ortiz.
= He’s holding lefties to a .130 average (7-for-54) after retiring three last night...the mark is fourth among A.L. pitchers with at least 50 opponent at-bats.

Luke Hochevar

1st Batter Efficiency: 8/12 Saves/Save Opp: 0/1 (0%)
Last Save: Aug. 8, 2013 vs. Bos (2nd career) Last Outing:

IP H R ER BB SO

Inherited Runners/Runners Scored: 1/0
2015 Strikeout High: 2 (4x, last 6/10 @ Min) June 19 vs. Boston
1.0 2 0 0 0 0
= Luke pitched a scoreless ninth in Friday’s 7-3 loss to Boston, working around a pair of one-out singles by inducing a double play from Xander Bogaerts.
= Luke continues to work his way back from “Tommy John” surgery, which caused him to miss all of 2014.
= He made a successful transition to the bullpen in 2013, posting a 1.92 ERA and 82 strikeouts over 70.1 innings, with opponents batting .169.

Greg Holland

1st Batter Efficiency: 15/19 Saves/Save Opp: 14/15 (93%)
Last Save: June 22 @ Sea (127th career) Last Outing:

Inherited Runners/Runners Scored: 0/0
2015 Strikeout High: 2 (5x, last 6/22 @ Sea)
June 22 @ Seattle (Save)
= Greg recorded his 14th save of the year in last night’s 4-1 win, working around a one-out walk to Logan Morrison.
= Greg posted a save in Saturday’s 7-4 win over Boston, striking out one and allowing a one-out walk to Brock Holt.
= Opponents are batting .053 (1-for-19) with one out and .056 (1-for-18) with two away.

IP H R ER BB SO
1.0 0 0 0 1 2

Ryan Madson

1st Batter Efficiency: 24/28 Saves/Save Opp: 0/2 (0%)
Last Save: Sept. 26, 2011 at Atl (52nd) Last Outing:
IP H R ER BB SO

Inherited Runners/Runners Scored: 7/2
2015 Strikeout High: 3 on 4/13 @ Min
June 20 vs. Boston
0.1 0 0 0 0 1
= Ryan recorded a big strikeout in the sixth on Saturday vs. Boston, retiring Mookie Betts on four pitches to strand Alejandro De Aza at third and keep KC’s 6-4 lead intact.
= Opponents are just 2-for-21 with no extra-base hits when leading off an inning against Ryan.
= Madson enters with a 1.77 ERA against A.L. West clubs, scattering four runs over 20.1 innings.

Michael Mariot

1st Batter Efficiency: -/-
Saves/Save Opp: -/-
Last Save: None
Last Outing:
IP H R ER BB SO

Inherited Runners/Runners Scored: -/1-
2015 Strikeout High: 6 on 6/17 vs. Iowa (AAA) June 17 vs. Iowa (AAA)
2.0 0 0 0 0 6
= Michael is looking to make his first Major League appearance of 2015 after being recalled from Triple-A Omaha yesterday.
= He was 1-1 with a 3.18 ERA and five saves for the Storm Chasers, recording 33 K’s to eight walks...after a slow start to the year, he’s been strong of late, posting 11.0
scoreless innings and 17 strikeouts over his last eight games...he fanned six while hitting a batter over 2.0 innings in his most recent outing on June 17.
= Mariot appeared in the Majors for the first time last year, making 17 appearances over two stints...his season was cut short by a strained hamstring.

Franklin Morales (L)

1st Batter Efficiency: 21/27 Saves/Save Opp: 0/1 (0%)
Last Save: July 31, 2012 vs. Det (11th) Last Outing:
IP H R ER BB SO

Inherited Runners/Runners Scored: 11/1
2015 Strikeout High: 2 (3x, last 5/25 @ NYY) June 20 vs. Boston
0.1 0 0 0 0 1
= Franklin fanned pinch hitter Sandy Leon in the sixth on Saturday vs. Boston after inheriting Alejandro De Aza with one away in a 6-4 game.
= Morales pitched the eighth inning on Wednesday vs. Milwaukee, allowing a one-out triple to Shane Peterson, who scored on a Gerardo Parra ground out...he had
compiled 7.1 scoreless innings over his previous nine outings, stranding all five inherited runners.

Royals vs. Mariners

2015
Career

Pitcher
W-L S ERA G
IP H ER
W-L S ERA G IP H ER
Blanton
1-0 0 1.50 1 6.0 2 1
9-7 0 3.58 19 125.2 130 50
Davis
0-0 0 0.00 1 1.0 0 0
1-1 0 3.06 12 35.1 31 12
Finnegan
- - - - - - - - - - - - Frasor
- - - - - - 1-1 3 3.00 32 30.0 26 10
Guthrie
- - - - - - 2-7 0 5.40 13 80.0 83 48
Herrera
0-0 0 0.00 1 1.0 0 0

0-0 0 2.25 14
12.0 7 3
Hochevar
- - - - - - 3-1 0 3.54
7 28.0 21 11
Holland
0-0 1 0.00 1 1.0 0 0
1-1 5 2.77 13 13.0 8 4
Madson
- - - - - -
0-0 0 4.91 3 3.2 4 2
Mariot
- - - - - - - - - - - - Morales
- - - - - -
0-0 0 3.00 4 9.0 7 3
Volquez
- - - - - - 4-0 0 2.37
7 38.0 32 10
Young
- - - - - - 4-1 0 3.78
8 47.2 46 20

Royals Notes - Kansas City Royals @ Seattle Mariners - Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Hitting Notes
Drew Butera

This Series: Has not played

Last Stand: 1-for-5, run

Hit Streak: 1 g (1-4)

= Drew didn’t play last night after going 1-for-4 on Sunday in his fifth start of the year...recorded his first multi-hit game May 14 at Texas.
= He’s played in 12 games since being acquired from the Angels on May 7 in exchange for minor league infielder Ryan Jackson.
= Butera spent the 2014 season with the Dodgers, playing 61 games...hit a career-high three homers for L.A....threw out 11 of 32 would-be base stealers (32.4
percent)...since his debut in 2010, he’s thrown out 32.4 percent of runners trying to steal (50-of-173), which ranks eighth among active MLB backstops (min. 250 games).

Lorenzo Cain

This Series: Has not played
Last Stand: 7-for-18 (.389), 2 runs, 2B, 2 3B, 4 RBI, 3 SB, 3 BB Hit Streak: 2 g (4-7)
= Lorenzo got the night off, after collecting two hits and two RBI in Sunday’s loss to the Red Sox...he set a career high with three stolen bases on Saturday, the second
Royal to collect three steals in a game this year...he’s hitting .340 (16-for-47) with 6 extra-base hits and 9 RBI over his last 12 games.
= He’s been one of the top two-out hitters in the league, batting .372 (29-for-78) with two doubles, two triples and two homers...his two-out average ranks third in the
A.L., while his 29 two-out hits are fourth-most in the Junior Circuit...he’s also reached base at a .437 clip with two down, which is eighth in the A.L.
= Cain has recorded 14 steals this season, which are tied for fourth in the American League...since the start of last year, his 42 thefts are sixth-most in the A.L....he is
also tied for 10th in the league in runs scored (41)...he also ranks sixth in the league with a .333 average (26-for-78) vs. left-handed pitching.
= Lo hit .329 (27-for-82) in the first month of the year with six doubles, two homers and 12 RBI...it marked the third-straight April where he’s hit better than .300.
= He ranks second among MLB outfielders with 189 putouts this season, trailing only Mike Trout (205).

Christian Colon This Series: Has not played

Last Stand: 1-for-5, run, 2B

Hit Streak: 0 g (0-4)

Jarrod Dyson

This Series: 1-for-3, run, SB

Last Stand: 0-for-2

Hit Streak: 1 g (1-3)

Alcides Escobar

This Series: 3-for-4, run, RBI

Last Stand: 8-for-19 (.421), 4 runs, 2 2B, 3B, 6 RBI, 3 BB, SB Hit Streak: 1 g (3-4)

Alex Gordon

This Series: 0-for-3, BB

Last Stand: 5-for-11, run, RBI, 5 BB, HBP, SB

Hit Streak: 0 g (0-3)

Omar Infante

This Series: 1-for-4, RBI

Last Stand: 6-for-19 (.316), 3 runs, 2B, RBI

Hit Streak: 8 g (12-31)

Kendrys Morales This Series: 1-for-3, BB

Last Stand: 8-for-19 (.421), 2 runs, HR, 3 RBI, BB

Hit Streak: 6 g (9-22)

Mike Moustakas This Series: 2-for-4, 2B, RBI

Last Stand: 5-for-16 (.313), run, 2 2B, 5 RBI, BB, sf

Hit Streak: 7 g (11-27)

Salvador Perez

This Series: 1-for-4, run, 2B

Last Stand: 2-for-15 (.133), 2 runs, HR, RBI

Hit Streak:

Alex Rios

This Series: 1-for-4, run, RBI

Last Stand: 5-for-18 (.278), 3 runs, RBI, SB, HBP

Hit Streak: 1 g (1-4)

= Christian didn’t play yesterday, after going 0-for-4 Sunday vs. Boston...he doubled in the ninth inning Friday night after entering the game as a defensive replacement.
= He’s a career .313 hitter (15-for-48) with four doubles and a triple in 21 road games...also hitting .375 (9-for-24) with a .464 OBP when leading off an inning.
= Colon had a pair of 3-hit games in 2014, which includes July 4 in his first Major League start...became the second Royal (Mark Quinn, 1999) to collect 3 extra-base
hits (2 doubles, triple) in his first big league start...he also scored the winning run in KC’s 9-8 Wild Card victory over Oakland last season.
= Jarrod went 1-for-3 last night, singling in the seventh inning and scoring KC’s fourth run...hitting .529 (9-for-17) with two doubles and a triple over his last 10 games
(three starts)...he’s also batting .333 (11-for-33) with two triples and seven runs scored from the seventh inning on this season.
= He also recorded his seventh stolen base of the year last night...since the start of 2013, his 77 steals are tied for fifth-most in the A.L. with Texas’ Elvis Andrus...he also
has 127 career steals, which are 23 shy of matching Tom Goodwin (150) for eighth in club history.
= Dyson matched a career high with three hits vs. Texas on June 6, his second three-hit game of the season and 12th of his career.
= Esky opened the road trip with three hits, a run scored and an RBI last night...he’s hitting .333 (19-for-57) with three doubles, a triple and 10 RBI over his last 14
games, dating back to June 7...he’s also gone 7-for-13 (.538) over the last eight games with runners in scoring position, collecting nine RBI.
= Alcides has recorded 27 RBI out of the leadoff position this year, which ranks second in the A.L., trailing only Minnesota’s Brian Dozier (28)...he also ranks sixth in
the A.L. with a .375 batting average (18-for-48) with runners in scoring position...he’s also batting .338 (27-for-80) with runners on base overall.
= Batting .333 (16-for-48) with two doubles, a triple, eight runs scored and nine RBI in 12 games against A.L. West foes.
= He’s hit a pair of home runs to lead off games this season, including most recently at Wrigley Field on May 29, when he homered off Jake Arrieta on the first pitch.
= Esky ranks second in the Majors with 533 games at shortstop since the start of 2012, trailing only the White Sox Alexei Ramirez (541)...his total is eighth among
players at all positions, one behind teammate Alex Gordon (534)...he’s missed 9 games this season due to injury after playing in all 162 contests in 2014.
= Alex went 0-for-3 last night, but drew a walk to lead off the ninth inning to extend his streak...Gordo has reached base via a hit, walk or hit by pitch in 15-straight
games and in 24 of his last 26 contests...he’s recorded a .412 on-base percentage since May 23, drawing 17 walks in 26 games.
= He’s sixth in the A.L. with a .387 OBP overall, while his .425 mark in road games is third in the Junior Circuit...batting .301 (31-for-103) in road games.
= Gordon is still hitting .330 (30-for-91) against the Mariners with five doubles, a triple, three homers and 13 runs scored since the start of 2012.
= Alex is three RBI away from matching Willie Wilson (509) for 10th on KC’s all-time list...while he’s also 20 doubles away from tying Billy Butler (276) for sixth.
= Gordo has three outfield assists this season, recording his third in the 11th inning at Wrigley Field on May 31...his 65 assists since becoming a full-time outfielder
in 2011 are more than any other player in baseball and lead second-place Gerardo Parra (49) by 16...he’s a four-time Rawlings Gold Glove Award winner.
Eric Hosmer
This Series: 0-for-4
Last Stand: 7-for-20 (.350), 4 runs, 2B, HR, RBI, 2 BB
Hit Streak: 0 g (0-4)
= Eric went hitless on the first game of the road trip, after hitting .350 (7-for-20) on the last homestand...he’s hitting .325 (41-for-126) at home, compared to .262
(33-for-126) on the road...however, he’s a career .297 hitter (19-for-64) here with three doubles, a homer and seven RBI in 16 games.
= Hosmer is still hitting .346 (18-for-52) against A.L. West foes this season with a double, two homers and seven RBI...hit .310 (9-for-29) vs. these M's last season.
= He homered in the eighth inning Friday, marking his 11th roundtripper in the seventh or later since the start of 2013...in that span, Hoz is batting a Major Leaguebest .325 (135-for-415) with 37 doubles, four triples 11 homers and 51 RBI...that includes hitting .346 (27-for-78) late in games this season, which is fourth in the A.L.
= He’s third in the league with 30 two-out hits, while his .319 average (30-for-94) with two down is eighth in the American League.
= A two-time Rawlings Gold Glove winner, Hoz is tied for the league lead among first basemen with a .998 fielding pct. (1 error, 586 chances).
= Omar drove in the go-ahead run in the second inning last night with a two-out RBI single...his base hit extended his hitting streak to eight, one shy of matching his
season-long streak of nine (April 9-19)...during the current stretch, Infante has gone 12-for-31 (.387) with three doubles, eight runs scored and three multi-hit games.
= Recorded his sixth go-ahead RBI last night and ninth with two outs...he’s driven in 19 runs this season after setting a career high with 66 RBI in 2014.
= Infante has collected 14 doubles this season, which are fifth-most by an A.L. second baseman...he needs eight more to reach 250 for his career...he’s also recorded 26
triples since the start of 2010, which are one behind Stephen Drew for the most by a second sacker in that time.
= Kendrys went 1-for-3 with a walk last night, hitting safely in his sixth-straight game...he’s 9-for-22 (.409) with a homer and three RBI during this current run after
going 2-for-18 (.111) on the previous road trip...blasted his eighth roundtripper of the year Saturday vs. Boston, matching his 2014 total in 31 fewer games.
= Morales is tied for eighth in the A.L. with 45 RBI and tied for fifth in doubles (18)...he leads the club with 12 multi-RBI games, which includes four games where
he’s driven in three runs or more...Kendrys is also 15th in the league, hitting .352 (25-for-71) with runners in scoring position.
= He’s been one of the top clutch hitters in the A.L. this year, leading the league with a .382 average (34-for-89) with two down...his 34 two-out hits are one behind
Prince Fielder (35) for the American League lead, while they rank fourth in the Majors...he’s also tied for third in MLB with 24 two-out RBI.
= Morales was traded to the Mariners on July 24 last year after spending the entire 2013 season here...he hit 16 home runs at Safeco Field between 2013-14, which were
third-most, behind Kyle Seagar (24) and former Royal Raul Ibanez (17).
= Mike recorded his team-leading 24th multi-hit game last night, recording a single and an RBI double...he’s hit safely in seven-straight games and 14 of his last 15...during
that span, he’s batting .362 (21-for-58) with four doubles, a homer and 11 RBI...he’s also hitting .348 (24-for-69) with a .395 on-base percentage in the month of June.
= Moose has been one of the top hitters in the American League, ranking fourth in batting average (.328), ninth in hits (80), tied for eighth in multi-hit games (24)
and ninth in on-base percentage (.381)...he’s also tied with Chicago’s Melky Cabrera for fourth in the league with 58 singles.
= He’s hit safely in 23 of 29 road games this year, posting a league-best .363 (41-for-113) road batting average...recorded 4 doubles, 4 homers and 11 RBI on the road.
= Moose is hitting .370 (17-for-46) with a .442 OBP when leading off an inning...also batting .315 (23-for-73) with a .479 slugging pct. in the seventh or later.
= Mike got off to a tremendous start this season, batting .356 (32-for-90) in the month of April with 9 doubles, 3 homers and 19 runs scored...he hit under .200 in both
of his previous Aprils (2013 and 2014)...his .356 average in April was his highest in any month during his career, helping him earn Royals Majestic Player of the Month honors.

2 g (2-8)

= Salvy scored KC’s first run last night after collecting a one-out double in the second inning...hit a solo home run on Saturday off Rick Porcello, his 11th home run
of the season and fifth this month...since the start of 2012, his 52 roundtrippers are tied for fifth-most by a catcher.
= Perez is a career .358 hitter (29-for-81) with four doubles, three homers and 10 RBI in 23 games vs. Seattle...that includes going 9-for-23 (.391) vs. the M’s in 2014.
= Among A.L. catchers, Salvy has the most hits (66) and ranks second in doubles (11), tied for second in homers (11), fourth in RBI (30) and fourth in slugging (.466).
= He threw out Blake Swihart trying to steal last Friday, marking the 12th baseunner he’s gunned down trying to steal, which is fourth in the A.L.....he’s thrown out 58
would-be basestealers since the start of 2013, which ranks second in the Majors to Toronto’s Russell Martin (74)...he’s also fourth among active catchers in career pickoffs (14).
= Alex singled home Salvador Perez in the second inning last night, going 1-for-4...he also scored the go-ahead run, coming in on Omar Infante’s single in the second.
= Hit safely in seven of his last eight games, going 9-for-31 (.291) with a double, two RBI and five runs scored in that span.
= Rios has enjoyed hitting against the Mariners, batting .316 (117-for-370) with 22 doubles, four triples, 11 homers and 50 RBI in 101 career games...he’s also a
career .296 hitter here (53-for-179) with 12 doubles and 17 RBI at Safeco Field.
= He missed seven weeks of action after suffering a a fractured left hand on April 13 in Minnesota...batted .321 (9-for-28) with 8 RBI before suffering the injury.

Royals Notes - Kansas City Royals @ Seattle Mariners - Tuesday, June 23, 2015
This & That
VOTING UPDATE--With one week remaining in the balloting, the Royals still have some lofty numbers with regards to the 2012 All-Star starting lineup for the July 14
affair slated for Cincinnati...catcher Salvador Perez leads all vote-getters with 10,199,151 and has nearly a 5 1/2 million vote lead over runner-up Russell Martin...with
a little over a week remaining in the voting, Salvy is taking a run at Josh Hamilton’s 2012 all-time single-season record of 11,073,744 voties...Mike Moustakas, Alcides
Escobar and Omar Infante still lead at their respective positions, though Moose’s lead has been trimmed to around 34,000 votes over the hard-charging Josh Donaldson...
Kendry Morales still leads in the DH balloting and Lorenzo Cain and Alex Gordon are running second and third, respectively, in the outfield vote behind Mike Trout,
who has taken over the #1 spot...Eric Hosmer has fallen to second in the chase at first base, nearly 700,000 votes behind Miguel Cabrera.

ANOTHER SERIES OPENING WIN--Last night’s victory gave the Royals a 17-7 ledger in the opener of a series, including an 8-4 mark in road series openers...
Kansas City opened 2015 by winning its first nine series opening games before losing at Detroit on May 8...KC has gone 13-7 with three splits in the 23 series played
to date, including a 5-4 mark with two splits on the road.
OVER 2,000,000 SOLD--With single-game sales cracking the two million mark on Monday, 2015 will be the first time since 1991 that Kansas City will draw at least
2,000,000 and the 12th time in team history...the Royals eclipsed the 1,000,000 mark in season attendance last Wednesday night in the 31st home date of the year, the
fastest the franchise has ever drawn seven figures, blowing past the previous quickest of 34 dates in both 1986 and ‘87...Kansas City is averaging 32,934 per game,
which is an improvement of 11,320 compared to 35 dates last year...with 46 home dates remaining, the current per game average factors out to just over 2.66 million
over a full season, which would shatter the team record of 2,477,700 set in 1989...the Royals have already played in front of 11 sellout crowds at ‘The K’ this year.
SEEKING 14 OVER AGAIN--While 14 over wins nothing at Chambers Bay, a win tonight would put the Royals at 14 over .500, which would match the high-water
mark for 2015 (28-14 on May 23)...KC enters tonight with a 3 1/2-game lead over second place Minnesota and 5 1/2 up on third place Detroit, with tonight the 49th day
that Kansas City has either shared or stood alone atop the A.L. Central in 2015 compared to 33 such days during the course of the 2014 campaign...this year’s squad
opened the season with a 7-game winning streak and the closest KC has come back to .500 has been five games at 7-2 and 8-3...dating back to July 22 of last year, the
Royals have the best record in the Majors at 81-50 for a .618 winning pct. and a 1/2-game up on fellow Missourian, St. Louis, who is next at 81-51 for a .614 pct.
BUSY ROAD CLUB--The Royals will have spent 19 of 24 days on the road from June 8-July 1 once this 9-game trip is completed...Kansas City is 18-14 away from
‘The K’ this year, a .563 winning pct., which is third best in the American League...KC’s last trip was a 5-2 jaunt through Minnesota (3-0), St. Louis (0-2) and Milwaukee
(2-0)...this excursion runs through Seattle, Oakland and Houston before the Royals return home for their longest stay of the year, an 11-gamer featuring visits from the
Twins (4), Rays (4) and Jays (3) that will lead into the All-Star break.
MUST SEE TV--The Royals continue to dominate the local television numbers with a 12.2 household rating on Fox Sports Kansas City this year, which ranks #1 in
the Majors and is a 126% increase over last year’s ratings per information provided by Nielsen Research...last night’s late night affair back in the midwest recorded an
impresive 11.6 rating on FSKC...the highest rated telecast to date was a 15.9 when the Royals hosted Cincinnati on May 19.
KC BOASTS BEST PEN--Kansas City’s bullpen contributed three more shutout innings last night to lower its Major League best ERA to 2.09, bettering cross-state
rival St. Louis, who tops the N.L. relief chart with a 2.13 mark...the Royals’ overall staff ERA of 3.52 currently ranks third in the American League behind Tampa Bay
(3.35) and Oakland (3.49).
NED NOW NUMBER ONE--The 16th full-time manager in Royals’ history, Ned Yost, became the winningest skipper in franchise annals with #411 with last Thursday
night’s win over Milwaukee, passing Royals’ Hall of Famer, Whitey Herzog, who won 410 games from 1975-79, while Ned is now 413-429...Yost passed the late Dick
Howser for the #2 spot on June 8 in Minnesota...already the all-time leader in games managed in Kansas City with 842, this is Ned’s second stint as a big league manager
after nearly six years at the helm for Milwaukee (2003-2008), compiling a 457-502 record with the Brew Crew including a 166-146 mark in his last two seasons.
MAGIC NUMBER ATTAINED--The seventh inning insurance run last night upped Kansas City’s mark to 33-4 when scoring at least four runs in a game...dating back
to the start of the 2013 season, Kansas City is 166-21 (.888 winning pct.) when stepping on home plate at least four times...conversely, the club is now 7-22 this year and
27-81 over the last two years when scoring three runs or fewer.
WADING THROUGH THE COMPETITION--Relief ace Wade Davis fanned a pair in a 1-2-3 eighth inning last night to set the stage for Greg Holland’s 14th save
of the year...Davis has eight saves of his own this year and has compiled 12 victories since the start of 2014, making him the winningest reliever in the Major Leagues
over the last two seasons...since the dawn of the 2014 season, Wade has a 12-3 record with 11 rescues and a 0.79 ERA (9 earned runs in 103.0 innings)...since June 27
of last year, Wade has been even better, going 7-1 with 11 saves, a 0.52 ERA (4 ER in 69.1 IP), a .153 opponents’ average and 11.68 strikeouts per 9.0 innings...he has
now worked 113.0 consecutive innings without allowing a home run, the longest-active streak in the Major Leagues...Davis’ streak dates back to August 24, 2013, which
was the date of his last start.
vs. Mariners (2015)

Player

Butera
Cain
Colon
Dyson
Escobar
Gordon
Hosmer
Infante
Morales
Moustakas
Perez
Rios

vs. Mariners (career)

AVG AB H HR RBI AVG AB H HR RBI
.103 29 3 0 2
- - - - -
2
8
- - - - - .182 55 10
- - - - - - - - - .231 39 9 0 2
.333 3 1 0 0
1 13
.750 4 3 0 1 .197 117 23
6 24
.000 3 0 0 0 .297 202 60
1
9
.000 4 0 0 0 .280 107 30
2 17
.250 4 1 0 1 .221 154 34
.287 230 66 13 48
.333 3 1 0 0
2
6
.500 4 2 0 1 .205 83 17
3 10
.250 4 1 0 0 .358 81 29
.250 4 1 0 1 .316 370 117 11 50

Starting Pitchers Breakdown

Montgomery (career)

On Road (career)

Total KC Avg. Runs Team Quality
Pitcher
GS
Runs
Per Start Record Starts
Joe Blanton
2
14 7.0 2-0
1
Danny Duffy
8
39 4.9 4-4
2
Jeremy Guthrie
13
57 4.4 8-5
4
Yohan Pino
1
3
3.0
0-1
0
Jason Vargas
8
34 4.3 6-2
4
Yordano Ventura 12
41 3.4 4-8
4
Edinson Volquez
14
69
4.9
10-4
7
Chris Young
9
38 4.2 6-3
4
Totals
67 295 4.4 40-27 26

AVG AB H HR RBI
.194 356 69
6 36
.279 770 215 10 83
.313 48 15
0
6
.247 453 112
0 20
.265 1674 443 12 149
.265 2100 557 64 231
.279 1262 352 36 164
.279 2543 710 51 273
.266 1429 380 57 206
.247 1084 268 33 111
.281 928 261 32 118
.268 3166 850 70 363

Elias (career)

AVG AB H HR RBI
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

AVG AB H HR RBI
- - - -
.000 5 0 0 0
- - - - - - - -
.667 3 2 1 4

.500 6 3 0 0

.167 6 1 0 0

.000 2 0 0 0
1.000 1 1 0 2

- - - -
.667 3 2 0 0

.273 11 3 0 1

Catcher/Pitcher Matchups
(Team Record w/Starters)
Pitcher Perez Kratz Butera Pena
Totals
Blanton 2-0 - - - 2-0
Duffy 3-4 1-0 - - 4-4
Guthrie 6-4 - 2-1 -
8-5
Pino
0-1
-
-
-
0-1
Vargas 5-2 - 1-0 -
6-2
Ventura 4-8 - - - 4-8
Volquez 10-4 - - - 10-4
Young 6-2 - 0-1 -
6-3
Total
36-25 1-0 3-2 - 40-27


Perez Kratz Butera Pena Totals
Starts 61 1 5 - 67
CS/ATT 12-39 0-2 - - 12-41
Pct.
30.8 0.0 - - 29.3
ERA
3.31 1.50 6.40 4.50 3.52
ER/IP 194/528.0 2/12.0 37/52.0 1/2.0 232/594.0
Team
Pitcher Pickoffs:
2 (June 6 vs. Texas)
Pickoff & CS:
4 (June 8 @ Minnesota)

Disabled List (6)
Player
RHP-Kris Medlen
LHP-Tim Collins
LHP-Brian Flynn
LHP-Danny Duffy
LHP-Jason Vargas
RHP-Yordano Ventura

D.L. Type
60-day
60-day
60-day
15-day
15-day
15-day

Injury
recovery from Tommy John surgery
recovery from Tommy John surgery
left latissimus doris tear
left biceps tendinitis
left flexor strain
ulnar neuritits

Dates on D.L.
March 7
April 5
May 16
May 25 (retro to May 17)
June 12 (retro to June 9)
June 18 (retro to June 13)

Eligible for reinstatement
May 6
June 5
July 15
June 1
June 24
June 28

Games Missed
Team Record
67
40-27
67
40-27
31
17-14
24
12-12
10
6-4
5
3-2

Royals Notes - Kansas City Royals @ Seattle Mariners - Tuesday, June 23, 2015
2015 Royals Home Run Breakdown

vs.
vs.
@
on Runners On
Outs
Tied Gave Direction Team Last Home Run
AB’s
Players
Total
LHP RHP
Home
Road
0
1 2 3
0
1
2
Game Lead
LF LC CF RC RF
Record
Date
Opp.
Pitcher Since

Butera
- - -
-
-
- - - - - - - - - - - - - -
- 8/14/14
@ ATL A. Harang
70
Cain
6 2 4
3 3
1 5 - - - 4 2 - 3 5 - 1 - - 3-3
6/16/15 @ MIL
M. Garza 21

Colon
- - -
-
-
- - - - - - - - - - - - - -
-
- -
-
119
Dyson
- - -
-
-
- - - - - - - - - - - - - -
-
6/25/14
LAD
D. Haren 231
Escobar
2
- 2
-
2
2 - - - 2 - - - 2 1 1 - - - 2-0
5/29/15 @ CHC
J. Arrieta 86
Gordon
8 3 5
2 6
5 2 1 - 4 3 1 - 5 - 1 - 1 6 6-2
6/13/15 @ STL
T. Lyons 26
Hosmer
8 3 5
5
3
2 3 3 - 3 2 3 1 3 - 2 4 2 - 6-2
6/19/15
BOS
R. Ross 11
Infante
- - -
-
-
- - - - - - - - - - - - - -
-
8/13/14
OAK
S. Kazmir 368
Morales
8 1 7
4
4
2 4 2 - 3 1 4 1 3 1 - - 4 3 6-1
6/20/15
BOS
R. Porcello
8
Moustakas
6 2 4
2 4
5 1 - - 2 4 - 1 3 - 1 - 2 3 5-1
6/16/15 @ MIL
M. Garza 21
Perez
11 4 7
5
6
8 2 1 - 2 3 6 1 2 5 6 - - - 8-3
6/20/15
BOS
R. Porcello
7
Rios
1
-
1
1
-
- - 1 - - - 1 - - - 1 - - - 1-0
4/6/15 CWS
K. Drabek 93

Pinch-Hit:
Grand Slam:
Pinch-Hit Grand Slam:
2-Homer Game:
3-Homer Game:
Back-to-Back:
Back-to-Back-to-Back:
Three Home Runs, One Inning:
Four Home Runs, One Inning:
Leadoff Game:
Inside-the-Park:
Both Sides of the Plate in One Game:
Home Run by Pitcher:
Walk-off Home Run:

Last:
Last:
Last:
Last:
Last:
Last:
Last:
Last:
Last:
Last:
Last:
Last:
Last:
Last:

Erik Kratz (8/18/14 @ Minnesota, seventh inning) - Franchise total: 76
Nori Aoki (8/5/14 @ Arizona, fifth inning) - Franchise total: 117
Shane Mack (5/22/98 @ Texas, seventh inning)
Kendrys Morales (5/22/15 vs. St. Louis), 3-run, 2-run
Danny Tartabull (7/6/91 vs. Oakland)
Salvador Perez, Mike Moustakas (7/25/14 vs. Cleveland, second inning)
Tony Graffanino, Angel Berroa, Doug Mientkiewicz (5/25/06 vs. Detroit, first inning)
Melky Cabrera, Eric Hosmer and Brayan Pena (5/27/11 @ Texas, 14th inning)
Mike Sweeney, Jermaine Dye, Raul Ibanez and Carlos Beltran (6/29/01 @ Cleveland, fourth inning)
Alcides Escobar (5/29/15 @ Chicago Cubs) - Franchise total: 89
Lorenzo Cain (9/8/14 @ Detroit) - Franchise total: 95
Wilson Betemit (6/10/10 @ Minnesota) - Franchise total: 6
Zack Greinke (6/10/05 @ Arizona)
Alex Gordon (8/26/14 vs. Minnesota, 9th inning, Perkins pitching) - Franchise total: 65

Opponent:

Pinch-Hit:
Last: Raul Ibanez, Seattle (9/5/13 @ Kauffman Stadium, Greg Holland pitching, 9th inning)
Grand Slam:
Last: Daniel Nava, Boston (9/14/14 @ Kauffman Stadium, Aaron Crow, 6th inning)
Pinch-Hit Grand Slam:
Last: Darryl Strawberry, New York (5/2/98 @ Kauffman Stadium, Scott Service pitching, 9th inning)
Back-to-Back:
Last: Ike Davis and Stephen Vogt, Oakland (4/17/15 @ Kauffman Stadium, Jeremy Guthrie pitching, 4th inning)
Leadoff Game:
Last: Shin-soo Choo, Texas Rangers (5/13/15 @ Globe Life Park, Yordano Ventura pitching)
Inside-the-Park:
Last: Jason Kipnis, Cleveland (7/3/13 @ Kauffman Stadium, Jeremy Guthrie pitching, 6th inning)
Walk-off Home Run:
Last: Ramon Santiago @ Detroit (8/30/11 @ Comerica Park, Aaron Crow pitching, 10th inning)
Three Home Runs, One Inning: Last:
Chase Headley, Brian McCann and Brett Gardner, New York Yankees (5/25/15 @ Yankee Stadium, Jeremy Guthrie pitching, 1st inning)
Four Home Runs, One Inning:
Last: Alex Rios, Carlos Quentin, Andruw Jones, Dayan Viciedo, Chicago (7/11/10 @ U.S. Cellular, Anthony Lerew pitching, 3rd inning)
Three Home Runs, One Player:
Last: Shin-soo Choo, Cleveland (9/17/10 @ Kauffman Stadium, Kyle Davies-1; Bryan Bullington-1; Greg Holland-1)
Both Sides of the Plate in One Game:
Last: Ryan Doumit, Minnesota (7/22/12 @ Kauffman Stadium, Jeremy Guthrie and Tim Collins pitching)

2015 Single-Game Bests

Multi-Hit Games
Multi-RBI Games
RBI
Hitting Streaks
Hits
Players
2
3 4 5 6+ Total 2 3 4 5 6+ Total Tying Go-Ahead 2-out 5-10 11-15 16+ Current Long (3+)
Infield
Bunt

Butera
1 - - - - 1 - - - - - -
-
-
- - - - 0 g
-
-
Cain
11 6 -
-
-
17
7 1 - 1
-
9
2
10
9
4
-
-
2 g 10 gm (4/6-17)
8
Colon
4
- -
-
-
4
1 - - -
-
1
2
-
3
1
-
-
0 g 8 gm (4/21-5/3)
2
Dyson
2
2 -
-
-
4
-
- - -
-
-
-
-
1
-
-
-
1 g 4 gm (5/25-6/7)
3
1
Escobar
15 6 -
-
-
21
5 2 1 -
-
8
1
3
5
2
-
-
1 g 8 gm (4/6-15)
5
Gordon
11 3 -
-
-
14
7 1 - -
-
8
2
13
14
3
-
-
0 g 10 gm (6/8-19)
3
1
Hosmer
16 4 -
-
-
20
6 2 1 -
-
9
4
8
16
3
1
-
0 g 12 gm (5/3-15)
9
3
Infante
5
4 -
-
-
9
4 - - -
-
4
1
6
9
4
-
-
8 g 9 gm (4/9-19)
7
Morales
12 4 -
-
-
16
8 3 - 1
-
12
2
8
24
5
-
-
6 g 10 gm (5/6-15)
3
Moustakas
16 6 2 -
-
24
2 1 - -
-
3
2
11
7
4
-
-
7 g
7 gm (3x)
7
2
Perez
17 3 -
-
-
20
5 - - -
-
5
2
5
18
3
-
-
2 g 10 gm (5/12-24)
-
Rios
3
2 -
-
-
5
2 1 - -
-
3
2
2
8
1
-
-
1 g 6 gm (6/15-20)
-
-

The Last Time...
Triple Play by the Royals:

June 11, 2006 vs. Tampa Bay (DeJesus-Elarton
Berroa-Teahen with Branyan batting, 2nd inning)
Triple Play vs. Royals:

April 20, 2012 vs. Toronto at Kauffman Stadium,

(3-6, Hosmer batting, 3rd inning)
Royal hit for the cycle:

George Brett, July 25, 1990 @ Toronto
Opponent hit for the cycle:

Jeff DaVanon, Anaheim, August 25, 2004

at Angel Stadium
Royal Five-Hit Game:

Billy Butler, September 5, 2013 @ Seattle (5-for-5)
Royal Six-Hit Game:

Joe Randa, Sept. 9, 2004 at Detroit-Game 1 (6-for-7)
Royals Two Hits, One Inning:

Alex Gordon, May 15, 2015 vs. New York (6th)
Royals Five-RBI Game:

Kendrys Morales, May 22, 2015 vs. St. Louis
Royals Six-RBI Game:

Alex Gordon, May 18, 2014 vs. Baltimore
Royals Seven-RBI Game:

(12 times) - last: Billy Butler, April 7, 2013 @ Philly
Royals Position Player Pitching:

Mitch Maier, April 15, 2012 vs. Cleveland
Opponent Position Player Pitching:

A.L.: Jamey Carroll, Minnesota, August 5, 2013 at

Kauffman Stadium; N.L.: D’Angelo Jimenez, San Diego,
June 30, 2002 at Kauffman Stadium
Royals Pitcher Homered:

Zack Greinke, June 10, 2005 @ Arizona
Royals Pitcher With a Hit:

Chris Young (2), June 16, 2015 @ Milwaukee
Royals Pitcher With a RBI:

Chris Young (3), June 16, 2015 @ Milwaukee
Royals Three or more Steals, One Game:

Lorenzo Cain (3), June 20, 2015 vs. Boston

No-Hitter by the Royals:

Bret Saberhagen, August 26, 1991 vs. Chicago

(Royals 7-0)
No-Hitter vs. Royals:

Jon Lester, May 19, 2008 @ Boston

in Fenway Park (Red Sox 7-0)
One-Hitter by the Royals (complete game):

Zack Greinke, August 30, 2009 at Seattle

(Royals 3-0)
One-Hitter vs. Royals (complete game):

Scott Baker, Minnesota, August 31, 2007 (Game 2)

at Metrodome (Twins 5-0)
Two-Hitter by the Royals (complete game):

James Shields, April 13, 2013 vs. Toronto

(Blue Jays 3-2)
Two-Hitter vs. Royals (complete game):

Jeff Niemann, Tampa Bay, June 3, 2009

at Tropicana Field (Rays, 9-0)
Back-to-Back Complete Game Wins by the Royals:

Brian Bannister and Zack Greinke, April 13-14, 2008

vs. Minnesota (5-1) and at Seattle (5-1)
Back-to-Back Shutouts by the Royals:

May 17 & 19, 2015 vs. New York (6-0)

and vs. Cincinnati (3-0)
Back-to-Back Shutouts vs. Royals:

May 22-23, 2009 @ St Louis (5-0 and 5-0)
Three Straight Shutouts vs. Royals:

July 5-7, 2004 at Minnesota (9-0, 4-0, 12-0)
10+ Innings Pitched by a Royals starter:

Kevin Appier, July 23, 1992 at Cleveland (10.0)
10+ Strikeouts by a Royals starter:

James Shields, July 7, 2014 @ Tampa Bay (10)
Shutout by the Royals (Complete Game):

Jason Vargas, August 13, 2014 vs. Oakland

(Royals 3-0)
Shutout by the Royals (Combined):

June 9, 2015 @ Minnesota (2-0); Young (6.1 IP),

Morales (0.1 IP), Herrera (0.1 IP), Davis (1.0 IP),

Holland (1.0 IP)

Lineup Production
Batting Order

1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
6th
7th
8th
9th

- HR RBI
- 2 30
- 6 30
- 7 37
- 7 36
- 10 49
- 10 36
- 6 26
- 2 17
- 1 18

Kansas City By the Days

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday

7-2
7-2
5-6
6-2
6-5
4-5
5-5

Opponent Three or more Steals, One Game:

Ben Revere, Minnesota, September 14, 2011 at KC (3 SB)
Royals Steal of Home:

Alcides Escobar, vs. Cleveland, September 18, 2013

(5th inning) - on double steal
Opponent Steal of Home:

Brett Lawrie, Toronto, April 22, 2012 at Kauffman

Stadium (8th inning) - on double steal
Royals Suspended Game:

April 24, 2015 @ Chicago White Sox (Rain)
Royals Home Run in first ML at bat:

Jon Nunnally, April 29, 1995 vs. New York

(Melido Perez pitching, 1st inning)
Royals Home Run in 4 Consecutive Games:

Billy Butler, July 26-29, 2011
Royals 0-0 Game After 9 innings:

September 22, 2013 vs. Texas (4-0 in 10 inn.)
Royals Walk-Off Win:

September 15, 2014 vs. Chicago (4-3, 9 innings)
Royals Bat Around:

June 20, 2015 vs. Boston (5th inning, 5 runs)

-- 8 times in 2015 -Three-game sweep by Royals at Kauffman Stadium:

April 6-9 vs. Chicago White Sox
Three-game sweep by Royals on the road:

June 8-10, 2015 @ Minnesota
Four-game sweep by Royals at Kauffman Stadium:

September 15-18, 2008 vs. Seattle
Four-game sweep by Royals on the road:

May 7-10, 1999 @ Minnesota
Three-game sweep by opposition at Kauffman Stadium:

June 20-22, 2014 vs. Seattle
Three-game sweep by opposition on the road:

May 25-27, 2015 @ New York Yankees
Four-game sweep by opposition at Kauffman Stadium:

May 23-26, 2013 vs. Los Angeles Angels
Four-game sweep by opposition on the road:

September 24-27, 2012 @ Detroit

Errorless Streaks





Player
ROYALS
Pitchers
Butera
Cain
Colon
Dyson
Escobar

Streak
3
13
18
15
1
45
4

Last Error
6/19/15 vs. MIL
6/6/15 vs. TEX
4/19/15 @ HOU
6/3/15 vs. CLE
6/19/15 vs. BOS
9/1/14 vs. TEX
6/18/15 vs. MIL

Multi-Run Innings for Royals

# of runs # times last time

2 runs -
36
June 22 @ Seattle (2nd, 3 hits)
3 runs -
21
June 17 vs. Milwaukee (5th, 3 hits)
4 runs -
5
June 17 vs. Milwaukee (8th, 3 hits)
5 runs -
4
June 20 vs. Boston (5th, 4 hits)
6 runs -
3
May 15 vs. N.Y. Yankees (6th, 6 hits)

Player
Gordon
Hosmer
Infante
Morales
Moustakas
Perez
Rios

Streak
115
51
21
2
9
34
8

Last Error
8/2/14 @ OAK
4/20/15 vs. MIN
5/26/15 @ NYY
9/25/14 @ TOR
6/10/15 @ MIN
5/8/15 @ DET
6/13/15 @ STL

Royals Notes - Kansas City Royals @ Seattle Mariners - Tuesday, June 23, 2015
2015 Transactions
Date Player
3/7
RHP-Chris Young

RHP-Kris Medlen
3/26
RHP-Jandel Gustave
4/3
RHP-Louis Coleman
4/5
LHP-Tim Collins

RHP-Luke Hochevar

LHP-Brian Flynn

RHP-Ryan Madson

LHP-Franklin Morales
4/14
OF-Alex Rios
4/15
OF-Terrance Gore
4/17
OF-Reymond Fuentes

OF-Terrance Gore
4/18
RHP-Greg Holland

RHP-Yohan Pino

INF-Orlando Calixte

OF-Reymond Fuentes
4/24
LHP-Brandon Finnegan

INF-Orlando Calixte
4/26
RHP-Aaron Brooks

RHP-Aaron Brooks
5/1
INF-Alcides Escobar

INF-Orlando Calixte
5/5
RHP-Yohan Pino
5/6
RHP-Greg Holland

C-Erik Kratz

C-Francisco Pena
5/7
RHP-Luke Hochevar

LHP-Brandon Finnegan

C-Drew Butera

LHP-Tim Collins

C-Francisco Pena
5/8
INF-Mike Moustakas

INF-Alcides Escobar

Transaction
Signed a one-year free agent contract
Placed on 15-day D.L. (recovery from Tommy John surgery)
Claimed on waivers by San Diego
Sent outright to Omaha
Placed on 15-day D.L. (recovery from Tommy John surgery)
Placed on 15-day D.L. (recovery from Tommy John surgery)
Optioned to Omaha
Contract selected from Omaha
Contract selected from Omaha
Placed on 15-day D.L. (fractured left hand)
Recalled from Northwest Arkansas
Recalled from Omaha
Optioned to Northwest Arkansas
Placed on 15-day D.L. (right pectoral strain)
Recalled from Omaha
Recalled from Omaha
Optioned to Omaha
Recalled from Northwest Arkansas
Optioned to Omaha
Recalled from Omaha (26th man)
Optioned to Omaha
Placed on 7-day D.L. (concussion), retro to April 30
Recalled from Omaha
Optioned to Omaha (postgame)
Activated from 15-day D.L.
Placed on 15-day D.L. (left foot plantar fasciitis), retro to May 4
Recalled from Omaha
Activated from 15-day D.L.
Optioned to Northwest Arkansas
Acquired from Los Angeles Angels in exchange for INF Ryan Jackson
Transferred to 60-day D.L.
Optioned to Omaha (postgame)
Placed on the Bereavement/Family Emergency List
Activated from 7-day D.L.

Date Player
5/8
LHP-Jason Vargas

RHP-Yohan Pino
5/11
INF-Mike Moustakas

INF-Orlando Calixte
5/12
RHP-Aaron Brooks

RHP-Yohan Pino
5/15
RHP-Aaron Brooks
5/16
LHP-Brian Flynn


RHP-Joe Blanton
5/21
C-Erik Kratz
5/25
LHP-Danny Duffy

LHP-Brandon Finnegan

OF-Alex Rios

LHP-Brandon Finnegan
5/26
LHP-Jason Vargas
5/30
OF-Alex Rios

OF-Paulo Orlando
6/9
LHP-Danny Duffy
6/11
C-Erik Kratz

6/13
LHP-Jason Vargas

LHP-Brandon Finnegan
6/19
RHP-Yordano Ventura

RHP-Yohan Pino

RHP-Kris Medlen
6/20
RHP-Yohan Pino

RHP-Aaron Brooks
6/22
RHP-Aaron Brooks

RHP-Michael Mariot

Transaction
Placed on 15-day D.L. (left flexor strain), retro to May 6
Recalled from Omaha
Activated from Bereavement/Family Emergency List
Optioned to Omaha
Recalled from Omaha
Optioned to Omaha
Optioned to Omaha (postgame)
Recalled from Omaha; placed on 60-day D.L.
(left latissimus dorsi tear)
Contract selected from Omaha
Sent on rehab assignment to Omaha
Placed on 15-day D.L. (left biceps tendinitis), retro to May 17
Recalled from Omaha
Sent on rehab assignment to Omaha
Optioned to Omaha (postgame)
Activated from 15-day D.L.
Returned from rehab assignment, activated from 15-day D.L.
Optioned to Omaha
Sent on rehab assignment to Omaha
Returned from rehab assignment, reinstated from disabled list
Designated for assignment
Placed on 15-day D.L. (left flexor strain)
Recalled from Omaha
Placed on 15-day D.L. (ulnar neuritis)
Recalled from Omaha
Sent on rehab assignment to Northwest Arkansas
Optioned to Omaha
Recalled from Omaha
Optioned to Omaha
Recalled from Omaha

Royals Ejections
Date
4/18
4/19
4/19
4/19
4/19

Player/Coach
Yordano Ventura
Dave Eiland
Ned Yost
Kelvin Herrera
Don Wakamatsu

Date
4/19
4/23
4/23
4/23

Umpire/Type of Play
Jim Joyce / Hitting Brett Lawrie with a pitch
Greg Gibson / Arguing after Lorenzo Cain hit by pitch
Greg Gibson / Arguing after Lorenzo Cain hit by pitch
Greg Gibson / Throwing pitch behind Brett Lawrie
Greg Gibson / Automatic ejection after benches warned

Player/Coach
Alcides Escobar
Yordano Ventura
Lorenzo Cain
Edinson Volquez

Umpire/Type of Play
Greg Gibson / Arguing after Kelvin Herrera was ejected
Sam Holbrook / Participation in on-field incident
Sam Holbrook / Participation in on-field incident
Sam Holbrook / Participation in on-field incident

Daily Update
Score by Innings

1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
Total
Royals
42 26 30 30 34 40 32 39 15 2 - - 1 - - 295
Opponents
29 42 27 24 36 31 24 18 10 - 1 - - - - 229

Victory Margin

1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15+
Royals 7 9 8 3 3 4 2 1 2 - 1 - - - Opponents 6 6 3 5 2 1 1 - - - 1 - 1 - -

The Lineup Card
Starts by Position

Starts by Batting Order

P: Blanton (2-0), Duffy (4-4), Guthrie (8-5), Pino (0-1), Vargas (6-2), Ventura (4-8),

Volquez (10-4), Young (6-3)
C: Butera (3-2), Kratz (1-0), Perez (36-25)
1B: Hosmer (40-25), Morales (0-2)
2B: Colon (3-3), Infante (37-24)
3B: Colon (2-4), Moustakas (38-23)
SS: Colon (5-4), Escobar (35-23)
LF: Dyson (2-0), Gordon (36-26), Orlando (2-1)
CF: Cain (35-26), Dyson (5-1)
RF: Dyson (9-5), Orlando (14-14), Rios (17-8)
DH: Morales (37-24)

1st: Escobar (35-23), Gordon (4-3), Orlando (1-1)
2nd: Cain (2-4), Infante (0-1), Moustakas (38-22)
3rd: Cain (33-23), Hosmer (5-2), Morales (2-1), Rios (0-1)
4th: Hosmer (35-23), Morales (5-4)
5th: Gordon (5-3), Morales (29-21), Perez (6-3)
6th: Gordon (27-20), Infante (4-1), Perez (6-5), Rios (3-1)
7th: Colon (1-1), Infante (6-5), Kratz (1-0), Orlando (3-2), Perez (16-14),

Rios (12-5)
8th: Butera (1-0), Colon (3-4), Dyson (4-2), Infante (14-11), Orlando (8-6),

Perez (8-3), Rios (3-1)
9th: Butera (2-2), Colon (6-6), Dyson (11-4), Infante (14-6), Orlando (4-6),

Pitchers (3-3)

Minor League Report
Omaha Storm Chasers (AAA)
Pacific Coast League
American Conference, Northern Division
(38-32)

The Storm Chasers were off on Monday after a fourgame sweep at Nashville. They are at Iowa (Cubs) tonight.
Team Leaders (* = Qualifying Players, ^ = Promoted)
AVG Reymond Fuentes .311*
HR Cheslor Cuthbert 8

Brett Eibner, Francisco Pena
RBI Cheslor Cuthbert 32

Brett Eibner
Runs Whit Merrifield 44
SB Whit Merrifield 15
W John Lamb 6
SO Aaron Brooks 71
SV Louis Coleman, 5

Michael Mariot^

Lexington Legends (A)
South Atlantic League
Southern Division
(31-39)
The Legends were off on Monday, with the
South Atlantic League All-Star Game taking place
tonight in Asheville, North Carolina. First baseman
Ryan O’Hearn and right fielder Elier Hernandez
are starters for the South squad. They’re joined
by reserve outfielder Alfredo Escalera plus righthanded pitchers Pedro Fernandez and Zach
Lovvorn. Left-handed pitcher Matt Strahm was
named to the team, but will not participate after a
promotion to Wilmington.

NW Arkansas Naturals (AA)
Texas League
North Division
(40-30, First Half Division Champs)

NW Arkansas
Arkansas (Angels)

R H E LOB
1 6 1 5
5 12 0
8

LP: Jonathan Dziedzic (4-3 w/ NW Ark., 4-4 overall)
HR: None
The Naturals dropped to 1-1 in North Little Rock.
Alex Morin doubled home Parker Morin to give Northwest
Arkansas a 1-0 lead in the third. Arkansas scored five runs
in the home half off of Jonathan Dziedzic (5.0 IP, 10 H, 5
ER, 1 BB, 5 SO). Ali Williams posted 2.0 scoreless innings
and Benino Pruneda 1.0 inning. Morin and Jorge Bonifacio
recorded two hits apiece. Morin is batting .424 (14-for-33)
since joining the Naturals.

Idaho Falls Chukars (R)
Pioneer League
South Division
(2-3)

(11 innings)
Idaho Falls
Ogden (Dodgers)

R H E LOB
4 14 2 16
3 10 1 7

WP: Brennan Henry (1-0)
HR: A. Rivera (#2), M. Gasparini (#1)
Brawlun Gomez delivered a sac fly RBI
in the 11th as Idaho Falls won game one at
Ogden. 18-year old Marten Gasparini was
2-for-5 with a home run, two runs, a walk and
his fourth steal of the year. Alexis Rivera had
three hits, including a two-run homer.

Wilmington Blue Rocks (A-Advanced)
Carolina League
Northern Division
(38-32, First Half Division Champs)
The Blue Rocks enjoyed day one of the Carolina League
All-Star Break. This year’s clash with the California
League’s best will be held tonight in Rancho Cucamonga,
California. Second baseman Ramon Torres will start for the
Carolina League squad. He’s joined by right-handed pitcher
Alec Mills plus lefties Cody Reed and Eric Skoglund.

Burlington Royals (R)
Appalachian League
East Division
Begin play tonight at Princeton (Rays)

Surprise Royals (R)
Arizona League
West Division
(2-0)

Surprise Royals
Arizona Rangers

R H E LOB
13 18 1 13
3 8 2 6

WP: Franco Terrero (1-0)
SV: Jose Veras (1)
HR: None
The Surprise Royals rolled to a second
straight win over the Rangers. Jose Sanchez
had four hits, four runs and two RBI. Carlos
Diaz added four hits, with Gabriel Cancel
and Logan Nottebrok driving in three apiece.

Royals Notes - Kansas City Royals @ Seattle Mariners - Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Miscellaneous Statistics

Team Batting

Individual Batting:

Individual Pitching:

Team Miscellaneous:

Royals

Most runs, game
Most runs, extra-inning game
Most hits, game
Most hits, extra-inning game
Fewest hits, game
Most runs, inning
Most hits, inning
Most doubles, game
Most doubles, extra-inning game
Most triples, game
Most triples, extra-inning game
Most home runs, game
Most home runs, extra-inning game
Most home runs, inning
Most extra-base hits, game
Most extra-base hits, extra-inning game
Most steals, game
Most times caught stealing, game
Most sacrifice flies, game
Most sacrifices, game
Most strikeouts, game
Most strikeouts, extra-inning game
Most walks, game
Most walks, extra-inning game
Most left on base, game
Most left on base, extra-inning game
Fewest left on base, game
Fewest left on base, extra-inning game
Most double plays turned
Most errors, game

12
7
18
13
3
6
6
5
4
2
1
3
3
2
7
8
4
2
2
2
13
11
5
5
11
8
3
5
5
3

Most hits, game
4
Most hits, extra-inning game
3
Must runs, game
4
Most doubles, game
2

Most triples, game
2
Most home runs, game
2
Most RBI, game
5
Most RBI, extra-inning game
2
Most total bases, game
9
Most total bases, extra-inning game
8
Most walks, game
3
Most stolen bases, game
3
Longest hitting streak (min. 5 games)
12
Most innings pitched, starter
Most innings pitched, reliever
Most strikeouts, starter
Most strikeouts, reliever
Most walks, starter
Most walks, reliever
Most runs allowed
Most home runs allowed
Consecutive scoreless innings, starter
Consecutive scoreless innings, reliever
Longest winning streak (2 or more)

8.0
4.2
9
5
6
3
11
4
14.1
22.0
4

Longest winning streak, overall
Longest winning streak, home
Longest winning streak, road
Longest losing streak, overall
Longest losing streak, home
Longest losing streak, road
Longest game-inning, home
Longest game-inning, road
Longest game-time, home
Longest game-time, road
Longest game-time (extra-innings, home)
Longest game-time (extra-innings, road)
Shortest game-time home
Shortest game-time road
Shortest game-time (extra-innings, home)
Shortest game-time (extra-innings, road)
Largest crowd-home
Smallest crowd-home
Largest crowd-road
Smallest crowd-road
Largest winning margin
Largest losing margin
Largest deficit overcome to win
Largest lead lost

7
5
4
4
3
3
-
13
3:16
3:22
-
4:07
1:40
2:15
-
3:23
40,085
20,236
45,981
9,668
11
13
3
3

Twice, last: May 15 vs. NY Yankees
May 12 @ Texas
April 28 @ Cleveland
April 23 @ Chicago White Sox
June 5 vs. Texas
Twice, thrice: May 15 vs. NY Yankees (6th)
Twice, thrice: May 15 vs. NY Yankees(6th)
May 15 vs. NY Yankees
May 12 @ Texas
Thrice, last: June 17 vs. Milwaukee
Twice, last: May 12 @ Texas
May 29 @ Chicago Cubs
May 12 @ Texas
April 11 @ LA Angels (4th)
May 15 vs. NY Yankees
May 12 @ Texas
June 20 vs. Boston
April 24 @ Chicago White Sox
4 times, last: June 17 vs. Milwaukee
Twice, last: May 14 @ Texas
April 26 @ Chicago White Sox
May 31 @ Chicago Cubs
4 times, last: June 17 vs. Milwaukee
May 31 @ Chicago Cubs
May 7 vs. Cleveland
Thrice, last: May 31 @ Chicago Cubs
Five times, last: June 5 vs. Texas
May 10 @ Detroit
June 19 vs. Boston
May 8 @ Detroit

Opponents

14
6
16
14
1
8
7
8
2
2
-
5
1
3
13
2
4
2
2
1
15
14
8
6
13
10
2
7
4
3

May 25 @ NY Yankees
May 12 @ Texas
Twice, last: June 21 vs. Boston
May 12 @ Texas
June 9 @ Minnesota
May 25 @ NY Yankees (1st)
May 25 @ NY Yankees (1st)
June 21 vs. Boston (matches franchise record)
April 23 @ Chicago White Sox
Thrice, last: June 21 vs. Boston
May 25 @ NY Yankees
May 12 @ Texas
May 25 @ NY Yankees (1st)
June 21 vs. Boston (sets franchise record)
Twice, last: May 12 @ Texas
June 5 vs. Texas
April 28 @ Cleveland
May 12 @ Texas (10 innings)
11 times, last: June 13 @ St. Louis
May 29 @ Chicago Cubs
April 23 @ Chicago White Sox
May 11 @ Texas
May 10 @ Detroit
May 22 vs. St. Louis
Twice, last: May 10 @ Detroit
Twice, last: June 22 @ Seattle
May 12 @ Texas
June 22 @ Seattle
Thrice, last: June 10 @ Minnesota

Moustakas (April 27 @ Cleveland and May 15 vs. NY Yankees)
4 times, last: Gordon (May 31 @ Chicago Cubs)
Morales (April 28 @ Cleveland)
Hosmer (April 23 @ Chicago White Sox), Gordon May 12 @ Texas),
Moustakas (May 15 vs. NY Yankees), Moustakas (May 19 vs. Cincinnati)
Orlando (April 12 @ LA Angels)
Morales (May 22 vs. St. Louis)
Cain (May 15 vs. NY Yankees), Morales (May 22 vs. St. Louis)
Morales (April 23 @ Chicago), Hosmer (May 12 @ Texas)
Morales (May 22 vs. St. Louis)
Gordon (May 12 @ Texas)
Morales (April 6 vs. Chicago White Sox), Hosmer (April 21 vs. Minnesota), Moustakas (June 15 @ Milwaukee)
Dyson (April 27 @ Cleveland); Cain (June 20 vs. Boston)
Hosmer (May 3-16)
Volquez (April 9 vs. Chicago White Sox)
Pino (April 18 vs. Oakland)
Young (May 1 vs. Detroit), Volquez (May 29 @ Chicago Cubs)
Pino (May 11 @ Texas)
Guthrie (April 22 vs. Minnesota), Volquez (May 7 vs. Cleveland), Duffy (May 11 @ Texas)
Finnegan (May 6 vs. Cleveland), Holland (May 10 @ Detroit)
Guthrie (May 25 @ NY Yankees)
Guthrie (May 25 @ NY Yankees)
Young (June 10-21)
Davis (April 6-May 31)
Young (April 21-May 22)
April 6-13
May 17-23
April 10-13
May 24-27
June 4-6
May 25-27
April 23 @ Chicago White Sox
June 2 vs. Cleveland
April 27 @ Cleveland
-
April 23 @ Chicago White Sox
May 23 vs. St. Louis (5 1/2 innings)
May 13 @ Texas
May 10 @ Detroit
April 6 vs. Chicago White Sox
April 9 vs. Chicago White Sox
June 12 @ St. Louis
April 27 @ Cleveland
May 15 vs. NY Yankees (12-1)
May 25 @ NY Yankees (1-14)
June 20 vs. Boston (trailed 4-1 after 4 1/2)
April 26 @ Chicago White Sox (led 3-0 after 3 1/2)

Royals Record When:
Lead after six innings:
Lead after seven innings:
Lead after eight innings:
Starter works more than 6.0 IP:
Score first:
Score more than three runs:
Hit home run:
Series opener:
10 or more hits:

32-2
30-0
36-0
13-4
28-8
33-4
26-11
16-7
26-3

Tied after six innings:
Tied after seven innings:
Tied after eight innings:
Starter works 6.0 IP:
Opponents score first:
Score three runs or less:
Do not homer:
Series finale:
Opponents 10 or more hits:

4-2
7-4
3-3
12-4
12-19
7-23
14-15
12-8
6-11

Trail after six innings:
Trail after seven innings:
Trail after eight innings:
Starter works less than 6.0 IP:
In the last turn at bat (KC/OPP):
Walkoff wins (KC/OPP):
Comeback wins (KC/OPP):
Errorless games by KC:

3-23
2-23
0-23
15-19
8/3
-/3
16/8
30-10

Upcoming Milestones
5 K to 1,000
12 wins to 100

Jarrod Dyson
23 SB to tie for 8th on KC all-time list (T. Goodwin-150)

Jeremy Guthrie

Alex Gordon
3 RBI to tie for 10th on KC all-time list (W. Wilson-509)

20 2B to tie for 6th on KC all-time list (B. Butler-276)

Omar Infante

8 2B to 250

Salvador Perez

3 hits to 500

Edinson Volquez

3 K to 1,000

Royals Notes - Kansas City Royals @ Seattle Mariners - Tuesday, June 23, 2015
2015 Day-By-Days

Winning
Losing
Home
Home
Road
Road
Date Opponent
D/N W-L Score Record Pos. GB
Pitcher
Pitcher
Save
Att. No.
Total
No.
Total


April (15-7)
4/6 CWS
D W 10-1
1-0
T1
-
Ventura (1-0)
Samardzija
-
*40,085 1 40,085
4/8
CWS
N W 7-5
2-0
T1
-
Davis (R, 1-0) Putnam
Holland (1) 23,385 2 63,470
4/9
CWS
D W 4-1
3-0
T1
-
Volquez (1-0)
Danks
Holland (2)
20,236 3 83,706
4/10 @ LAA
N W 4-2
4-0
T1
-
Vargas (1-0)
Santiago
Davis (1)
44,489 1 44,489
4/11 @ LAA
N W 6-4
5-0
T1
-
Guthrie (1-0)
Weaver
Holland (3) 44,154 2 88,643
4/12 @ LAA
D W 9-2
6-0
T1
-
Ventura (2-0)
Wilson
-
37,060 3 125,703
4/13 @ Min
D W 12-3
7-0
1
+1.0 Duffy (2-0)
May
-
40,123 4 165,826
4/15 @ Min
N L 1-3
7-1
2
-0.5
Gibson
Volquez (1-1) Perkins
21,362 5 187,188
4/16 @ Min
D L 5-8
7-2
2
-1.0
Milone
Vargas (1-1)
Perkins
17,449 6
204,637
4/17 Oak
N W 6-4
8-2
2
-1.0 Davis (R, 2-0) Otero
Holland (4) *39,228 4 122,934
4/18 Oak
N L 0-5
8-3
2
-1.0
Hahn
Ventura (2-1)
Chavez
33,151 5 156,085
4/19 Oak
D W 4-2
9-3
2
-1.0 Morales (R, 1-0) O’Flaherty
Davis (2)
36,755 6 192,840
4/20 Min
N W 7-1
10-3
2
-1.0 Volquez (2-1)
Gibson
-
20,393 7 213,233
4/21 Min
N W 6-5
11-3
T1
-
Young (R, 1-0)
Fien
Davis (3)
20,990 8 234,223
4/22 Min
N L 0-3
11-4
T1
-
Pelfrey
Guthrie (1-1)
Perkins
24,721 9 258,944
4/23 @ CWS
N W 3-2 (13) 12-4
1
+1.0 Morales (R, 2-0) Petricka
Davis (4)
14,218 7
218,855
4/24 @ CWS
N L 2-3^
12-5
-
-
Robertson
Herrera (R, 0-1) -
20,350 8 239,205
4/25 @ CWS
D Postponed – Rain (Make up scheduled for July 17 at 1:10)
4/26 @ CWS
D L 3-5
12-6
2
-0.5
Danks
Volquez (2-2)
Robertson 23,317 9 262,522
4/27 @ Cle
N W 6-2
13-6
2
-0.5
Vargas (2-1)
Kluber
-
9,668 10 272,190
4/28 @ Cle
N W 11-5
14-6
1
+0.5 Finnegan (R, 1-0)
Atchison
-
10,698 11 282,888
4/29 @ Cle
N L 5-7
14-7
2
-0.5
Salazar
Ventura (2-2)
Allen
10,284 12 293,172
4/30 Det
N W 8-1
15-7
1 +0.5 Duffy (2-0)
Simon
-
28,405 10 287,349
May (14-12)
5/1
Det
5/2
Det
5/3
Det
5/5
Cle
5/6
Cle
5/7
Cle
5/8
@ Det
5/9
@ Det
5/10 @ Det
5/11 @ Tex
5/12 @ Tex
5/13 @ Tex
5/14 @ Tex
5/15 NYY
5/16 NYY
5/17 NYY
5/19 Cin
5/20 Cin
5/22 StL
5/23 StL
5/24 StL
5/25 @ NYY
5/26 @ NYY
5/27 @ NYY
5/29 @ ChC
5/30 @ ChC
5/31 @ ChC
June (11-8)
6/2
Cle
6/3
Cle
6/4
Cle
6/5
Tex
6/6
Tex
6/7
Tex
6/8
@ Min
6/9
@ Min
6/10 @ Min
6/12 @ StL
6/13 @ StL
6/14 @ StL
6/15 @ Mil
6/16 @ Mil
6/17 Mil
6/18 Mil
6/19 Bos
6/20 Bos
6/21 Bos
6/22 @ Sea
6/23 @ Sea
6/24 @ Sea
6/26 @ Oak
6/27 @ Oak
6/28 @ Oak
6/29 @ Hou
6/30 @ Hou

July (0-0)
7/1
@ Hou
7/2
Min
7/3
Min
7/4
Min
7/5
Min

N W 4-1
16-7
1 +1.5 Young (2-0) Lobstein Davis (5)
N L 1-2
16-8
1 +0.5 Price
Volquez (2-3)
-
D L 4-6
16-9
2
-0.5 Sanchez
Guthrie (1-2)
Soria
N W 5-3
17-9
1 +0.5 Vargas (3-1) Salazar Davis (6)
N L 3-10
17-10
1 +0.5 Carrasco
Duffy (2-1)
-
D W 7-4
18-10
1 +0.5 Morales (R, 3-0) Kluber
Holland (5)
N L 5-6
18-11
2
-0.5
Soria
Pino (R, 0-1)
-
D W 6-2
19-11
1
+0.5 Guthrie (2-2)
Sanchez
-
N W 2-1 (10) 20-11
1
+1.5 Frasor (R, 1-0)
Nesbitt
Holland (6)
N L 2-8
20-12
1
+1.0 Lewis
Duffy (2-2)
-
N W 7-6 (10) 21-12
1
+1.0 Holland (R, 1-0) Pimentel
-
N L 2-5
21-13
1
+1.0 Gallardo
Ventura (2-3)
Feliz
D W 6-3
22-13
1
+1.0 Guthrie (3-2) Detwiler Holland (7)
N W 12-1
23-13
1 +1.0 Young (3-0)
Pineda
-
N L 1-5
23-14 T1
-
Sabathia
Duffy (2-3)
-
D W 6-0
24-14
1 +1.0 Volquez (3-3)
Capuano
-
N W 3-0
25-14
1 +2.5 Ventura (3-3) Cueto
Davis (7)
N W 7-1
26-14
1 +2.5 Guthrie (4-2)
Marquis
-
N W 5-0
27-14
1 +2.0 Young (4-0)
Lynn
-
N W 3-2 (6) 28-14
1
+3.0 Volquez (C, 4-3)
Lackey
-
D L 1-6
28-15
1 +3.0 Wacha
Ventura (3-4)
-
D L 1-14
28-16
1
+2.0 Evovaldi
Guthrie (4-3)
-
N L 1-5
28-17
1
+1.0 Warren
Vargas (3-2)
-
D L 2-4
28-18
T1
-
Pineda
Young (4-1)
Miller
D W 8-4
29-18
1
+1.0 Herrera (R, 1-1) Strop
-
N Postponed -- Rain (Make up scheduled for September 28 at 7:05)
D L 1-2 (11) 29-19
2
-0.5
Rosscup
Madson (R, 0-1) -

*38,186 11 325,535
*38,692 12 364,227
*38,326 13 402,553
29,099 14 431,652
23,316 15 454,968
*38,271 16 493,239
39,434
41,456
29,852
21,206
23,659
26,258
33,818
34,584 17 527,823
31,871 18 559,694
31,251 19 590,945
29,769 20 620,714
30,450 21 651,164
37,379 22 688,543
*38,676 23 727,219
36,342 24 763,561
36,031
33,414
32,734
34,273

13 332,606
14 374,062
15 403,914
16 425,120
17 448,779
18 475,037
19 508,855

20 544,886
21 578,300
22 603,034
23 637,307

37,766 24 675,073

N L 1-2
29-20
2
-0.5 Carrasco
Davis (R, 2-1)
Allen
30,361 25 793,922
N W 4-2
30-20 T1
-
Vargas (4-2)
Kluber
Holland (8) 29,899 26 823,821
N L 2-6 (8) 30-21
2
-1.0
Bauer
Young (4-2)
-
29,552 27 853,373
N L 0-4
30-22
2
-1.0
Gonzalez (C)
Volquez (4-4)
-
*38,159 28 891,532
D L 2-4
30-23
2
-1.0 Rodriguez
Ventura (3-5)
Tolleson
37,924 29 929,456
D W 4-3
31-23
2
-1.0 Davis (R, 3-1) Kela
Holland (9)
*38,202 30 967,658
N W 3-1
32-23
T1
-
Vargas (5-2) Hughes Holland (10) 22,796 25 697,869
N W 2-0
33-23
1
+1.0 Young (5-2) May
Holland (11) 22,497 26 720,366
N W 7-2
34-23
1
+2.0 Volquez (5-4)
Gibson
-
22,434 27 742,800
N L 0-4
34-24
1
+2.0 Garcia
Ventura (3-6)
-
45,909 28 788,709
D L 2-3
34-25
1
+2.0 Lyons
Guthrie (4-4)
Rosenthal
45,981 29 834,690
D Postponed -- Rain (Make up scheduled for July 23 at 6:15)
N W 8-5
35-25
1
+2.5 Volquez (6-4)
Lohse
Davis (8)
23,007 30 857,697
N W 7-2
36-25
1
+3.5 Young (6-2)
Garza
-
27,740 31 885,437
N W 10-2
37-25
1 +3.5 Blanton (1-0)
Fiers
-
33,420 31 1,001,078
N W 3-2
38-25
1 +3.5 Guthrie (5-4) Nelson
Holland (12)
36,318 32 1,037,396
N L 3-7
38-26
1
+2.5 Rodriguez
Pino (0-2)
-
*38,190 33 1,075,586
N W 7-4
39-26
1 +3.5 Volquez (7-4)
Porcello
Holland (13) *39,115 34 1,114,701
D L 2-13
39-27
1 +3.5 Miley
Young (6-3)
-
37,975 35 1,152,676
N W 4-1
40-27
1
+3.5 Blanton (2-0) Hernandez Holland (14)
23,588 32 909,025
N
N
N
D
D
N
N
N
N
N
N
D

* - denotes sellout; ^ - suspended game, completed on April 26

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Possible Outcomes - Confirmed, Stands or Overturned

Original Call
Score at Time
Moustakas safe on SB att. (LA challenge)
0-0
Lawrie out at 2B on force (Oak challenge)
4-4
Zobrist out at 1B on DP (Oak challenge)
0-5
Abreu safe at 2B on WP (KC challenge)
2-2
Escobar safe at 2B on SB (CWS challenge)
1-0
Abreu safe at 1B (KC challenge)
2-2
Ramirez safe at 1B (KC challenge)
2-2
Moustakas safe at 1B (Cle challenge)
6-5
Gose out for not retouching 2B (Det challenge) 0-2
Davis safe at 2B on SB (KC challenge)
5-5
Deshields out at 2B trying for SB (Tex challenge) 5-5
Beltre safe at 1B on pickoff attempt (KC challenge) 6-6
Orlando safe at 2B (NY challenge)
1-4
Dyson safe at 2B on SB (NY challenge)
1-11
Ross out at 1B (ChC challenge)
1-1
Fowler out at HP (Crew Chief challenge)
1-1
Ramirez safe at 1B (KC challenge)
1-1
Moustakas safe at 2B (Tex challenge)
0-1
Hosmer safe at 1B (Tex challenge)
0-4
Perez out at 2B (KC challenge)
5-1
Escobar out at HP (KC challenge)
0-0
Cain out at 1B (KC challenge)
2-0
Escobar safe at 1B (Mil challenge)
6-1
Betts out at 1B (Bos challenge)
0-0
Swihart out at 2B on SB (Bos challenge)
0-5
Infante out at 1B on DP (KC challenge)
0-2

Time Delay
1:47
2:26
1:25
1:43
2:30
1:32
1:58
1:39
3:21
1:16
0:36
2:13
0:58
1:24
0:55
4:06
2:52
1:10
1:21
1:32
2:44
1:18
1:28
2:56
4;37
1:06

Outcome
Stands
Stands
Overturned
Stands
Overturned
Overturned
Stands
Stands
Stands
Stands
Stands
Overturned
Overturned
Overturned
Confirmed
Stands
Stands
Overturned
Stands
Overturned
Overturned
Overturned
Overturned
Overturned
Confirmed
Overturned

Challenge Record
Opp. 0-1
Opp. 0-2
Opp. 1-2
K.C. 0-1
Opp. 2-2
K.C. 1-1
K.C. 1-2
Opp. 2-3
Opp. 2-4
K.C. 1-3
Opp. 2-5
K.C. 2-3
Opp. 3-5
Opp. 4-5
Opp. 4-6
K.C. 2-4
Opp. 5-6
Opp. 5-7
K.C. 3-4
K.C. 4-4
K.C. 5-4
Opp. 6-7
Opp. 7-7
Opp. 7-8
K.C. 6-4