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Erik Kratz | Catcher

Team: Kansas City Royals
Age / DOB:  (34) / 6/15/1980
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 240
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Erik Kratz entered the game as a pinch-hitter and hit two solo home runs in his only two plate appearances in Monday's win against the Twins.
The home runs were Kratz's first two as a Royal after joining the team in a July 28 trade with the Blue Jays. Kratz's first home run extended the Royals' lead to 4-0 in the seventh, and his second came in the ninth inning to make it a 6-1 game. Including his time with the Jays, Kratz has five home runs, 12 RBI, and a .234/.258/.426 slash line in 97 plate appearances. Aug 18 - 11:35 PM

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Career Stats
YearTMGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
2010PIT9344000122900.118.167.118.284
2011PHI262100000100.333.333.500.833
2012PHI50141359092614113400.248.306.504.809
2013PHI68197427092621184500.213.280.386.666
Career Totals:12937883170185337318900.220.281.407.688

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Salvador Perez
2Erik Kratz
3Francisco Peña
1B1Eric Hosmer
2B1Omar Infante
2Johnny Giavotella
SS1Alcides Escobar
3B1Mike Moustakas
2Jayson Nix
3Christian Colon
LF1Alex Gordon
2Terrance Gore
CF1Lorenzo Cain
2Jarrod Dyson
3Lane Adams
RF1Norichika Aoki
DH1Billy Butler
2Josh Willingham
3Raul Ibanez
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1James Shields
2Jason Vargas
3Jeremy Guthrie
4Yordano Ventura
5Danny Duffy
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Greg Holland
2Wade Davis
3Kelvin Herrera
4Jason Frasor
5Francisley Bueno
6Scott Downs
7Louis Coleman
8Brandon Finnegan
9Casey Coleman
10Aaron Crow
11Liam Hendriks
12Michael Mariot
13Luke Hochevar