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Game Preview: DET @ LAA, 10:05pm, Friday, July 27, 2007 @Angel Stadium

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Detroit Tigers, 60-41, 1st, 1½ up

SP: Nate Robertson (29, LHP, 6-7, 4.63)

   2007 Gamelogs / 2007 Splits / vs. LAA Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2007 (6-7)             95.1 113  52  49  35  58 12    4.63      
 2006 (13-13)          208.2 206  98  89  67 137 29    3.84      
 2005 (7-16)           196.2 202 113  98  65 122 28    4.48      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         2-3  35    41  23  22  16  27  6    5.66   45 
 2007-07-22    KCR   L   6    11   5   4   1   5  1      96   36 
 2007-07-17    MIN   W   7     3   0   0   2   5  0     102   74 
 2007-07-08    BOS   W   6.1   4   4   4   4   2  2     107   47 
 2007-07-03    CLE  ND   5     6   3   3   2   8  0     108   49 
 2007-06-26    TEX  ND   5.1   4   1   1   2   4  0      84   58 
 2007-06-05    TEX   L   0     4   6   6   2   0  1      30   16 
 2007-05-30    TBD   L   5.1   9   4   4   3   3  2      89   34 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.LAA    Has never faced LAA.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   26-21   Road:   34-20   ExtrInn: 5-6 
 vsRHP:  38-33   vsLHP:  22-8    1-Run:  20-14
 vsEast: 13-9    vsCntrl:23-20   vsWest: 10-8  IL:14-4 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
101 Thu, Jul 26  @CHW  L   3-4       60-41  1st  1.5 up
100 Wed, Jul 25  @CHW  W  13-9       60-40  1st  1.5 up
 99 Tue, Jul 24  @CHW  L   7-8       59-40  1st  1.5 up
 98 Tue, Jul 24  @CHW  L   3-5       59-39  1st  1.5 up
 97 Mon, Jul 23  @CHW  W   9-6       59-38  1st  2.0 up
 96 Sun, Jul 22   KCR  L   2-5       58-38  1st  1.0 up
 95 Sat, Jul 21   KCR  W  10-8 (10)  58-37  1st  2.0 up
 94 Fri, Jul 20   KCR  L   2-10      57-37  1st  1.0 up
 93 Thu, Jul 19  @MIN  W   4-3 (10)  57-36  1st  2.0 up
 92 Wed, Jul 18  @MIN  W   3-2       56-36  1st  2.0 up
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:13-7    Last 30:18-12
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, 58-42, 1st, 4 up

SP: Jered Weaver (24, RHP, 6-5, 3.30)

   2007 Gamelogs / 2007 Splits / vs. DET Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2007 (6-5)             90    91  39  33  33  67  9    3.30      
 2006 (11-2)           123    94  36  35  33 105 15    2.56      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         2-2  41.1  34  12  10  13  23  4    2.18   57 
 2007-07-21    MIN  ND   7     5   2   2   1   2  2     101   60 
 2007-07-15    TEX  ND   7     4   2   0   2   6  0      96   69 
 2007-07-04    TEX   L   5     7   3   3   2   2  0     105   41 
 2007-06-27    KCR   L   7     4   1   1   1   6  0     109   70 
 2007-06-16    LAD   W   5.1   4   0   0   4   3  0      95   59 
 2007-06-10    STL  ND   3     5   3   3   2   0  1      52   35 
 2007-06-04    MIN   W   7     5   1   1   1   4  1      91   66 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.DET      0-1   1.2   7   7   5   2   2  1   27.00   17 
 2007-04-23    DET   L   1.2   7   7   5   2   2  1      70   17 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   32-16   Road:   26-26   ExtrInn: 4-2 
 vsRHP:  45-30   vsLHP:  13-12   1-Run:  14-10
 vsEast: 12-9    vsCntrl:13-17   vsWest: 19-12 IL:14-4 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
100 Wed, Jul 25   OAK  W   7-6       58-42  1st  3.5 up
 99 Tue, Jul 24   OAK  L   3-4       57-42  1st  2.5 up
 98 Mon, Jul 23   OAK  L   6-12      57-41  1st  2.0 up
 97 Sun, Jul 22  @MIN  W   7-2       57-40  1st  2.0 up
 96 Sat, Jul 21  @MIN  L   2-5       56-40  1st  1.0 up
 95 Fri, Jul 20  @MIN  L   5-7       56-39  1st  1.0 up
 94 Thu, Jul 19  @TBD  W   3-0       56-38  1st  2.0 up
 93 Wed, Jul 18  @TBD  L   2-7       55-38  1st  1.5 up
 92 Tue, Jul 17  @TBD  L   3-8       55-37  1st  2.5 up
 91 Sun, Jul 15   TEX  L   4-5 (11)  55-36  1st  3.0 up
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 8-12   Last 30:14-16
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Thu, May 24, 2007 DET 12  LAA  0    W:Jeremy Bonderman (3-0), L: Ervin Santana (3-6), S: none
Wed, May 23, 2007 DET  8  LAA  7    W:Chad Durbin (4-1), L: Bartolo Colon (5-1), S: Todd Jones (15)
Tue, May 22, 2007 LAA  6 @DET  3    W:John Lackey (7-3), L: Mike Maroth (3-1), S: Francisco Rodriguez (14)
Tue, Apr 24, 2007 LAA  9  DET  8 (10)   W:Dustin Moseley (2-0), L: Todd Jones (0-1), S: none
Mon, Apr 23, 2007 DET  9 @LAA  5    W:Jason Grilli (2-1), L: Jered Weaver (0-2), S: none

Sun, Sep 03, 2006 LAA  2 @DET  1    W:Kelvim Escobar (10-12), L: Wilfredo Ledezma (2-2), S: Francisco Rodriguez (38)
Sat, Sep 02, 2006 LAA  7 @DET  2 (10)   W:Francisco Rodriguez (2-2), L: Todd Jones (2-6), S: none
Fri, Sep 01, 2006 DET  9  LAA  0    W:Kenny Rogers (15-6), L: Ervin Santana (13-7), S: none
Thu, May 04, 2006 LAA  7 @DET  2    W:Kevin Gregg (2-0), L: Justin Verlander (3-3), S: none
Wed, May 03, 2006 DET  2  LAA  1    W:Joel Zumaya (1-0), L: Jeff Weaver (1-4), S: Fernando Rodney (5)
Season Series: 2007 - DET leads 3-2; 2006 - LAA won 5-3; 2005 - LAA won 6-4; All-Time - DET leads 294-266

Key for Batter vs. Pitcher Grids on the next pageKey for Batter vs. Pitcher Grids Below

Batter vs. Pitcher totals are career totals. All others are year-to-date.

PA - Plate Appearances (AB+BB+HBP+SH+SF+CI)
BF - Batters Faced
BA - Batting Average
OBP - On-Base Percentage
SLG - Slugging Percentage
Last 28d - PA and OPS in the last 28 days.
SB/CS - Stolen Bases and Caught Stealing
HR/E - Home Runs and Errors Made
ERA-K/9 - Earned Run Average and SO per 9 IP
Total - Team totals for those categories.
Usage - See the note below the grid.
OPS - On-Base Percentage + Slugging Percentage (a good single number for measuring a player's hitting, avg. is .750 or so)
RA/G & RS/G - Runs scored and allowed per game.
PA/vRH - Plate Appearances overall/PA's vs. Right-handed Pitchers
Catcher Def. - Catcher Defense with each catcher's Stolen Bases, Caught Stealings, and Passed Balls allowed.
G/S/vB or G/S/vP - Links to the player's 2007 gamelogs, splits, or career batter vs. pitcher results
vLH/vRH - OPS vs. left-handed pitchers and vs. right-handed pitchers
Hm or Rd, Home or Road - OPS or OPS allowed in home or road games.
OF G: LF / CF / RF - A - Outfielders with the games played by position and their total number of assists
vs LHB - Batters faced and OPS allowed against left-handed batters
vs RHB - Batters faced and OPS allowed against right-handed batters
HR/SB/CS - Pitcher's Home Runs, Stolen Bases and Caught Stealings allowed

MLB Best, Middle, Worst

Stat

Best

Middle

Worst

RS/G

DET  5.86

ATL  4.68

WSN  3.81

RA/G

SDP  3.74

CLE  4.77

TBD  6.31

BA

M. Ordonez  .355

M. Cuddyer  .289

R. Langerhans  .156

OBP

B. Bonds  .491

W. Betemit  .361

D. Navarro  .245

SLG

R. Braun  .676

A. Hill  .458

D. Navarro  .261

OPS

R. Braun  1.075

L. Berkman  .818

D. Navarro  .506

ERA

C. Young  1.82

D. Davis  4.13

J. Contreras  6.22

K/9IP

E. Bedard  11.12

B. Arroyo  6.36

A. Cook  3.12

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Detroit Tigers Batters (5.86 RS/G) vs. Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Pitchers (4.51 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 36.Weaver
G/S/vB
49.Bootcheck
G/S/vB
37.Jones
G/S/vB
58.Moseley
G/S/vB
38.Oliver*
G/S/vB
57.Rodriguez
G/S/vB
62.Shields
G/S/vB
33.Speier
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
21.Casey* G/S/vP 1/.000 4/.500 ··· 2/.000 17/1.172 1/.000 2/.500 4/1.750 339/284 .294/.357/.389/.746 .778/.740 .741 79/.718 2/1 2/1
28.Granderson* G/S/vP 2/3.500 4/1.250 ··· 1/.000 3/2.667 5/.650 2/1.000 2/5.000 432/341 .300/.354/.570/.924 .543/1.023 1.005 103/.982 11/0 15/4
9.Guillen# G/S/vP 2/2.500 5/3.267 ··· 1/.000 15/.276 7/.286 19/.743 4/.000 377/289 .309/.379/.526/.905 1.022/.881 .866 95/.718 7/6 14/19
24.Hessman G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· 13/7 .333/.308/.583/.891 .666/1.119 .891 13/.891 0/0 1/0
20.Infante G/S/vP ··· 1/no AB ··· 1/3.000 1/.000 3/.000 4/1.000 2/.000 143/82 .257/.289/.338/.627 .773/.521 .655 41/.413 4/1 2/4
15.Inge G/S/vP 1/.000 4/1.250 3/1.667 1/2.000 3/1.000 8/.375 7/1.286 6/.600 367/278 .248/.333/.408/.741 .918/.686 .735 85/.571 6/1 12/12
27.Monroe G/S/vP 1/.000 3/.333 1/.000 2/.000 1/2.000 7/.453 7/.453 3/.333 328/240 .222/.269/.394/.663 .931/.564 .725 61/.566 0/3 11/3
30.Ordonez G/S/vP 2/2.000 3/1.667 3/1.167 ··· 12/.733 5/1.850 12/.944 7/.762 429/322 .355/.431/.578/1.009 1.244/.934 1.001 100/.758 2/1 15/1
14.Polanco G/S/vP 2/.500 3/1.333 ··· 1/.000 10/.522 3/2.000 2/.000 5/.000 404/296 .332/.375/.436/.811 .795/.816 .721 79/.912 3/2 4/0
58.Rabelo# G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 105/92 .287/.333/.404/.737 .802/.728 .855 30/.967 0/0 0/3
25.Raburn G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 28/13 .417/.481/.875/1.356 1.067/1.666 1.278 28/1.356 1/0 3/0
7.Rodriguez G/S/vP 1/2.000 3/.000 ··· 1/2.000 4/.500 8/.250 13/.408 7/.762 342/237 .286/.298/.438/.736 .752/.728 .728 73/.746 0/2 9/5
3.Sheffield G/S/vP 2/1.000 5/.400 ··· 2/.000 11/.920 5/.900 9/.777 21/.411 430/328 .298/.405/.545/.950 .985/.938 .874 92/1.016 17/4 23/0
IP 90.0 45.2 3.0 51.0 34.0 43.2 52.1 22.1 TOTAL .289/.350/.471/.821 .868/.803 .815 55/22 123/71
ERA-K/9 3.30/6.7 5.12/5.9 15.00/9.0 4.06/4.1 4.76/6.6 2.68/12.2 2.41/7.7 2.01/9.7 4.18/7.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Rabelo (13-6-3)
 Rodriguez (34-12-5)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 388/.261 197/.260 17/.400 205/.261 154/.278 180/.210 203/.191 87/.145 .262  Granderson
 Monroe
 Ordonez
 Sheffield
 Infante
 Raburn
0/99/0/7
86/0/0/5
0/0/91/3
7/0/7/1
1/12/6/0
2/3/5/0
OPS .721 .743 1.138 .734 .748 .587 .577 .533 .740
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 208/.716 86/.756 7/1.571 95/.703 64/1.129 87/.594 101/.651 43/.723 .756
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 180/.724 111/.732 10/.844 110/.760 90/.478 93/.581 102/.504 44/.344 .726
Home 172/.675 92/.663 / 94/.792 61/.742 94/.669 100/.631 53/.512 .697
Last 28d days 76/.671 58/1.014 / 46/1.110 48/.517 44/.588 41/.876 26/.626
HR/SB/CS 9/7/1 5/5/2 1/0/0 5/3/1 3/2/0 2/6/1 5/1/0 3/1/1 102/65/19
Usage ·····X·· ···X···· ········ ···XXo·· ···X··X· ·X·····X ·XX··X·o ·oX·o·X·
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Batters (4.90 RS/G) vs. Detroit Tigers Pitchers (4.81 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 29.Robertson*
G/S/vB
34.Byrdak*
G/S/vB
52.Durbin
G/S/vB
49.Grilli
G/S/vB
59.Jones
G/S/vB
43.McBride*
G/S/vB
31.Miner
G/S/vB
44.Seay*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
16.Anderson* G/S/vP 11/.182 4/1.000 11/.614 5/.000 12/.705 ··· 1/.000 1/no AB 203/152 .301/.315/.454/.769 .762/.772 .743 71/.945 0/0 4/1
18.Cabrera G/S/vP 8/1.625 1/.000 3/2.334 9/.873 9/.444 ··· 1/5.000 5/.000 433/336 .310/.349/.413/.762 .854/.735 .707 89/.547 11/3 5/6
9.Figgins# G/S/vP 16/.817 3/1.666 2/.000 3/1.334 3/1.333 ··· ··· 2/1.000 312/241 .325/.379/.413/.792 .774/.798 .938 95/.873 26/6 1/12
27.Guerrero G/S/vP 14/1.643 2/2.000 3/.666 8/.500 8/1.911 ··· 1/2.000 2/1.000 416/324 .327/.409/.534/.943 .939/.942 1.087 86/.776 1/2 14/5
13.Haynes* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 29/27 .250/.276/.321/.597 .000/.642 .706 8/.250 1/1 0/0
6.Izturis# G/S/vP ··· 1/no AB ··· 1/no AB 4/.250 ··· 1/no AB 1/.000 162/122 .257/.309/.351/.660 .892/.587 .680 58/.735 2/0 1/2
35.Kotchman* G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 3/1.667 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 321/273 .295/.366/.477/.843 .626/.879 .934 76/.571 2/0 9/2
5.Mathis G/S/vP ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· 18/16 .111/.111/.167/.278 .000/.313 .222 18/.278 0/0 0/0
24.Matthews# G/S/vP 11/.573 4/2.250 3/1.334 4/.250 5/.200 ··· 3/.666 1/no AB 397/300 .268/.332/.414/.746 .604/.800 .857 84/.568 12/4 10/4
44.Napoli G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.000 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 228/169 .254/.348/.461/.809 .820/.805 .843 25/1.036 4/2 9/6
39.Quinlan G/S/vP 8/1.625 ··· ··· 2/1.000 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· 130/46 .263/.323/.398/.721 .733/.698 .770 33/.544 3/2 3/2
77.Willits# G/S/vP ··· ··· 3/.333 1/.000 2/1.000 ··· ··· ··· 328/240 .305/.402/.364/.766 .858/.731 .799 74/.552 19/5 0/2
3.Wood G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 17/11 .118/.118/.176/.294 .500/.182 .000 6/.500 0/0 0/1
IP 95.1 21.2 93.2 48.0 42.1 24.0 22.2 27.1 TOTAL .283/.340/.408/.748 .756/.745 .803 88/34 66/64
ERA-K/9 4.63/5.5 3.32/11.2 4.23/4.9 5.44/6.9 4.89/4.9 4.13/8.6 3.18/5.6 2.96/5.6 4.38/6.5

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Mathis (5-1-2)
 Napoli (42-11-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 425/.298 96/.235 404/.258 215/.271 188/.282 113/.245 100/.279 112/.250 .265  Matthews
 Willits
 Guerrero
 Anderson
 Haynes
 Quinlan
0/92/0/5
54/10/17/4
0/0/78/4
38/0/0/3
5/5/4/1
12/0/6/0
OPS .816 .736 .757 .761 .715 .702 .735 .653 .760
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 97/.716 32/.781 190/.718 65/.780 104/.760 49/.608 35/.649 59/.497 .731
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 328/.846 64/.715 214/.792 150/.753 84/.658 64/.775 65/.781 53/.827 .778
Road 136/.805 57/.654 260/.684 105/.558 98/.708 51/.583 76/.759 60/.768 .747
Last 28d days 108/.761 6/.000 43/.782 56/.557 43/.547 33/.670 50/.793 30/.702
HR/SB/CS 12/3/3 2/0/1 15/5/1 4/0/1 1/1/0 2/1/0 1/1/3 1/1/0 109/47/18
Usage ····X··· ·X······ ··X··o·· ·X·X·Xo· ···o·o·o ··oo·o·· X·Xo·o·X o·ooo··o

Usage -- each character represents the number of pitches thrown by the pitcher for yesterday, two days ago, three days ago, ...., up to eight days ago:
· - did not pitch; o - less than 16 pitches; X - at least 16 pitches (the median relief outing)
An Example ( ·X···o·X ): Yesterday off, 16 or more pitches, three days off, less than 16 pitches, day off, 16 or more pitches (8 days ago). Yesterday is in bold for improved scanning.

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