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Game CIII Open Thread - The Royals of Kansas City Versus The Twins of Minnesota

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Come get some.

Waiting to exhale
Waiting to exhale
Ed Zurga


American League Wild Card Standings

W L PCT GB STRK
Boston 63 44 .588 0 Lost 1
Baltimore 58 48 .547 4.5 Lost 2
Cleveland 57 48 .542 5 Won 5
Texas 57 49 .537 5.5 Won 1
New York 55 50 .523 7 Won 1
Kansas City 51 51 .500 9.5 Won 6
Seattle 50 55 .476 12 Won 1
Los Angeles 48 56 .461 13.5 Lost 4
Toronto 48 57 .457 14 Lost 1
Minnesota 45 57 .441 15.5 Lost 1
Chicago 40 63 .388 21 Lost 4

(updated 7.30.2013 at 1:43 AM CDT)


AL Central Standings

W L PCT GB STRK
Detroit 59 45 .567 0 Won 3
Cleveland 57 48 .542 2.5 Won 5
Kansas City 51 51 .500 7 Won 6
Minnesota 45 57 .441 13 Lost 1
Chicago 40 63 .388 18.5 Lost 4

(updated 7.30.2013 at 1:44 AM CDT)


Ervin "You Don't Mess With The Johan" Santana

#54 / Pitcher / Kansas City Royals

6-2

185

R

R

Dec 12, 1982

W-L G GS CG SHO SV BS IP H R ER HR BB K ERA WHIP
2013 - Ervin Santana 6-6 20 20 0 0 0 0 138.1 119 53 47 17 30 107 3.06 1.08


Mike "The Untamed Tongue of Wichita" Pelfrey

#37 / Pitcher / Minnesota Twins

6-7

230

R

R

Jan 14, 1984

W-L G GS CG SHO SV BS IP H R ER HR BB K ERA WHIP
2013 - Mike Pelfrey 4-8 18 18 0 0 0 0 94.1 114 56 54 9 28 55 5.15 1.51

Generally, Pelfrey is precisely the type of pitcher that the Royals make look like the second coming of Greg Maddux. Are these the same old Royals? Will Pelfrey Deduno them as so many lesser pitchers have before him?