Matt Carpenter vs. Clayton Kershaw Matchup

It doesn't matter if you are trying to make your next big bet or parlay, tweak your fantasy team, rub something in your buddy's face, or just want to understand the game better, it's always interesting to look at a matchup. Matt Carpenter and Clayton Kershaw have faced off against each other 31 times throughout their careers. Against Clayton Kershaw, Matt Carpenter has maintained a Batting Average of 0.286, higher than his career batting average of 0.263. Clayton Kershaw's career opposing batting average is 0.209, lower than their face-off average, possibly underperforming against Matt Carpenter. Matt Carpenter's OPS against Clayton Kershaw is 0.676, lower than his career OPS of 0.825.

Clayton Kershaw has struck out Matt Carpenter 8 times in 28 at-bats. Against Clayton Kershaw, Matt Carpenter strikes out every 3.875 plate appearances. Matt Carpenter's career Plate Appearance per Strikeout is 4.86, striking out less often against Clayton Kershaw than average. Clayton Kershaw strikes out a batter every 3.620 plate appearances, striking out Matt Carpenter less often than his average.

How Matt Carpenter put the ball into play against Clayton Kershaw

Balls and Strikes Thrown by Clayton Kershaw to Matt Carpenter

Matchup Details for Matt Carpenter and Clayton Kershaw

Stats that describe the matchup between Matt Carpenter and Clayton Kershaw including some career level stats for context.

Plate Appearances

Matt Carpenter vs. Clayton Kershaw Plate Appearances
31
Matt Carpenter Career Plate Appearances
5378
Clayton Kershaw Career Batters Faced
10160

At Bats

Matt Carpenter vs. Clayton Kershaw At Bats
28
Matt Carpenter Career At Bats
4531
Clayton Kershaw Career At Bats Pitched
9346

Batting Average

Matt Carpenter vs. Clayton Kershaw Batting Average
0.286
Matt Carpenter Career Batting Average
0.263
Clayton Kershaw Career Opposing Batting Average
0.209

Hits

Matt Carpenter vs. Clayton Kershaw Hits
8
Matt Carpenter Career Hits
1192
Clayton Kershaw Career Hits Allowed
1955

Singles

Matt Carpenter vs. Clayton Kershaw Singles
7
Matt Carpenter Career Singles
684

Doubles

Matt Carpenter vs. Clayton Kershaw Doubles
1
Matt Carpenter Career Doubles
310

Triples

Matt Carpenter vs. Clayton Kershaw Triples
0
Matt Carpenter Career Triples
28

Home Runs

Matt Carpenter vs. Clayton Kershaw Home Runs
0
Matt Carpenter Career Home Runs
170
Clayton Kershaw Career Home Runs Allowed
206

Grand Slams

Matt Carpenter vs. Clayton Kershaw Grand Slams
0

In the Park Home Runs

Matt Carpenter vs. Clayton Kershaw In the Park Home Runs
0

In the Park Grand Slams

Matt Carpenter vs. Clayton Kershaw In the Park Grand Slams
0

Extra Base Hits

Matt Carpenter vs. Clayton Kershaw Extra Base Hits
1
Matt Carpenter Career Extra Base Hits
508

Home Runs Per at Bat

Matt Carpenter vs. Clayton Kershaw Home Runs Per at Bat
0.000
Matt Carpenter Career Home Runs Per at Bat
0.038
Clayton Kershaw Career Home Runs Allowed per At Bat
0.022041515086668

Home Runs Per Hit

Matt Carpenter vs. Clayton Kershaw Home Runs Per Hit
0.000
Matt Carpenter Career Home Runs Per Hit
0.143
Clayton Kershaw Career Home Runs Allowed Per Hit
0.10537084398977

Home Runs Per Strikeout

Matt Carpenter vs. Clayton Kershaw Home Runs Per Strikeout
0.000
Matt Carpenter Career Home Runs Per Strikeout
0.15356820234869
Clayton Kershaw Career Home Runs Allowed Per Strikeout
0.073387958674742

Total Bases

Matt Carpenter vs. Clayton Kershaw Total Bases
9
Matt Carpenter Total Bases
2068

Times on Base

Matt Carpenter vs. Clayton Kershaw Times on Base
11
Matt Carpenter Career Times on Base
1980

On Base Pct

Matt Carpenter vs. Clayton Kershaw On Base Pct
0.355
Matt Carpenter Career On Base Percentage
0.368

Slugging Pct

Matt Carpenter vs. Clayton Kershaw Slugging Pct
0.321
Matt Carpenter Career Slugging Percentage
0.456

On Base Plus Slugging (OPS)

Matt Carpenter vs. Clayton Kershaw On Base Plus Slugging (OPS)
0.676
Matt Carpenter Career OPS
0.825

Isolated Power

Matt Carpenter vs. Clayton Kershaw Isolated Power
0.036
Matt Carpenter Career Isolated Power
0.193

Gross Production Average

Matt Carpenter vs. Clayton Kershaw Gross Production Average
0.240
Matt Carpenter Career Gross Production Average
0.28

Batting Average on Balls in Play

Matt Carpenter vs. Clayton Kershaw Batting Average on Balls in Play
0.400
Matt Carpenter Career Batting Average on Balls in Play
0.31
Clayton Kershaw Career Opposing Batting Average on Balls in Play
0.27491354919837

Runs Batted In (RBI)

Matt Carpenter vs. Clayton Kershaw Runs Batted In (RBI)
2
Matt Carpenter Career RBIs
613

Runs Created

Matt Carpenter vs. Clayton Kershaw Runs Created
3.558
Matt Carpenter Career Runs Created
812.51

Hit By Pitch

Matt Carpenter vs. Clayton Kershaw Hit By Pitch
1
Matt Carpenter Career Hit By Pitch
70
Clayton Kershaw Career Batters Hit By Pitch
39

Outs

Matt Carpenter vs. Clayton Kershaw Outs
12

Walks

Matt Carpenter vs. Clayton Kershaw Walks
2
Matt Carpenter Career Walks
718
Clayton Kershaw Career Walks Allowed
629

Intentional Walks

Matt Carpenter vs. Clayton Kershaw Intentional Walks
0
Matt Carpenter Career Intentional Walks
40
Clayton Kershaw Career Intentional Walks Allowed
27

Strikeouts

Matt Carpenter vs. Clayton Kershaw Strikeouts
8
Matt Carpenter Career Strikeouts
1107
Clayton Kershaw Career Strikeouts Thrown
2807

Plate Appearance Per Strikout

Matt Carpenter vs. Clayton Kershaw Plate Appearance Per Strikout
3.875
Matt Carpenter Career Plate Appearances Per Strikeout
4.86
Clayton Kershaw Career Batters Faced per Strikeout
3.6195226220164

Walks Per Strikeout

Matt Carpenter vs. Clayton Kershaw Walks Per Strikeout
0.250
Matt Carpenter Career Walks Per Strikeout
0.65
Clayton Kershaw Career Walks Allowed Per Strikeout
0.23370146063413

Walks and Hits Per Plate Apperance

Matt Carpenter vs. Clayton Kershaw Walks and Hits Per Plate Apperance
0.323
Matt Carpenter Career Walks and Hits Per Plate Appearance
0.36258832279658
Clayton Kershaw Career Walks and Hits Allowed Per Plate Appearance
0.25698818897638

Batter Reached due to Defensive Indifference

Matt Carpenter vs. Clayton Kershaw Batter Reached due to Defensive Indifference
0

Batter Reached due to Error

Matt Carpenter vs. Clayton Kershaw Batter Reached due to Error
0

Batter Reached due to Interference

Matt Carpenter vs. Clayton Kershaw Batter Reached due to Interference
0

Sacrifice Hits

Matt Carpenter vs. Clayton Kershaw Sacrifice Hits
0
Matt Carpenter Career Sacrifice Hits
12
Clayton Kershaw Career Sacrifice Hits
90

Sacrifice Flies

Matt Carpenter vs. Clayton Kershaw Sacrifice Flies
0
Matt Carpenter Career Sacrifice Flies
47
Clayton Kershaw Career Sacrifice Flies
29

Grounds into Double Play (GIDP)

Matt Carpenter vs. Clayton Kershaw Grounds into Double Play (GIDP)
1
Matt Carpenter Career Ground into Double Play
38
Clayton Kershaw Career Double Plays Enabled
177

Ground into Triple Play

Matt Carpenter vs. Clayton Kershaw Ground into Triple Play
0