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Game Preview: DET @ CHW, 7:05pm, Saturday, September 29, 2007 @U.S. Cellular Field

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Detroit Tigers, 87-73, 2nd, 8 GB, 5 GB in WC

SP: Justin Verlander (24, RHP, 18-6, 3.68)

   2007 Gamelogs / 2007 Splits / vs. CHW Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2007 (18-6)           195.2 177  86  80  65 176 19    3.68      
 2006 (17-9)           186   187  78  75  60 124 21    3.63      
 2005 (0-2)             11.1  15   9   9   5   7  1    7.15      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         5-2  44.1  44  19  19  12  41  6    3.86   54 
 2007-09-23    KCR   W   6     5   2   2   2   6  1     104   58 
 2007-09-18    CLE   L   5.2   6   7   7   3   4  4      95   30 
 2007-09-12    TEX   W   7     7   1   1   1   7  0     106   65 
 2007-09-07    SEA   W   8     7   1   1   0   3  0      92   67 
 2007-09-01    OAK   W   6.2   6   1   1   3  10  1     129   65 
 2007-08-27    NYY   W   7     3   0   0   2   6  0      96   75 
 2007-08-22    CLE   L   4    10   7   7   1   5  0      86   18 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.CHW      1-2  30.2  31  18  17  13  19  7    4.99   47 
 2007-07-26    CHW  ND   7     3   3   3   3   5  0     109   61 
 2007-04-22    CHW  ND   7     4   3   3   5   6  1     113   58 
 2006-09-19    CHW   L   4.2   6   6   6   3   2  3      93   27 
 2006-08-21    CHW   W   7     5   1   1   2   2  1     103   63 
 2006-08-11    CHW   L   5    13   5   4   0   4  2      98   27 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   45-36   Road:   42-37   ExtrInn: 8-10
 vsRHP:  59-58   vsLHP:  28-15   1-Run:  27-18
 vsEast: 20-15   vsCntrl:35-35   vsWest: 18-19 IL:14-4 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
160 Fri, Sep 28  @CHW  L   2-5       87-73  2nd  8.0 gb
159 Wed, Sep 26   MIN  W   9-4  (6)  87-72  2nd  7.5 gb
158 Tue, Sep 25   MIN  W   8-0       86-72  2nd  8.0 gb
157 Mon, Sep 24   MIN  L   0-2       85-72  2nd  8.0 gb
156 Sun, Sep 23   KCR  W   7-2       85-71  2nd  7.5 gb
155 Sat, Sep 22   KCR  L   4-7       84-71  2nd  7.5 gb
154 Fri, Sep 21   KCR  W   5-4       84-70  2nd  7.5 gb
153 Wed, Sep 19  @CLE  L   2-4       83-70  2nd  7.5 gb
152 Tue, Sep 18  @CLE  L   4-7       83-69  2nd  6.5 gb
151 Mon, Sep 17  @CLE  L   5-6 (11)  83-68  2nd  5.5 gb
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:17-13
Chicago White Sox, 71-89, 4th, 24 GB, 21 GB in WC

SP: Gavin Floyd (24, RHP, 1-5, 5.71)

   2007 Gamelogs / 2007 Splits / vs. DET Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2007 (1-5)             63    79  44  40  19  47 16    5.71      
 2006 (4-3)             54.1  70  48  44  32  34 14    7.29      
 2005 (1-2)             26    30  31  29  16  17  5   10.04      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         1-4  40    47  21  20  11  35  6    4.50   49 
 2007-09-23    MIN   L   5.2   7   4   4   3   7  1     101   43 
 2007-09-18    KCR   L   6     9   3   3   1   6  0      98   47 
 2007-09-10    CLE   L   6.1   5   3   2   2   4  0      96   55 
 2007-09-05    DET  ND   6     6   1   1   2   6  1      90   60 
 2007-08-28    TEX  ND   6     6   3   3   2   4  2     103   50 
 2007-08-11    SEA   L   4     7   7   7   1   2  2      79   21 
 2007-08-05    DET   W   6     7   0   0   0   6  0     101   64 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.DET      1-0  16.2  24   8   6   2  17  2    3.24   49 
 2007-09-05    DET  ND   6     6   1   1   2   6  1      90   60 
 2007-08-05    DET   W   6     7   0   0   0   6  0     101   64 
 2007-07-24    DET  ND   4.2  11   7   5   0   5  1      96   23 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   37-42   Road:   34-47   ExtrInn: 6-7 
 vsRHP:  55-62   vsLHP:  16-27   1-Run:  15-26
 vsEast: 17-23   vsCntrl:38-32   vsWest: 12-20 IL: 4-14

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
160 Fri, Sep 28   DET  W   5-2       71-89  4th 24.0 gb
159 Thu, Sep 27   KCR  W  10-0       70-89  4th 24.0 gb
158 Wed, Sep 26   KCR  W   3-0       69-89  4th 25.0 gb
157 Tue, Sep 25   KCR  L   5-9       68-89  4th 25.5 gb
156 Sun, Sep 23  @MIN  L   1-7       68-88  4th 24.5 gb
155 Sat, Sep 22  @MIN  W   8-3       68-87  4th 23.5 gb
154 Fri, Sep 21  @MIN  W   6-4       67-87  4th 24.5 gb
153 Thu, Sep 20  @KCR  L   0-3       66-87  5th 24.5 gb
152 Wed, Sep 19  @KCR  W   7-0       66-86  4th 24.0 gb
151 Tue, Sep 18  @KCR  L   2-3       65-86  5th 24.0 gb
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:15-15
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Fri, Sep 28, 2007 CHW  5  DET  2    W:Javier Vazquez (15-8), L: Kenny Rogers (3-4), S: Bobby Jenks (40)
Thu, Sep 06, 2007 DET  3  CHW  2    W:Bobby Seay (3-0), L: Bobby Jenks (3-5), S: none
Wed, Sep 05, 2007 DET  2  CHW  1 (11)   W:Bobby Seay (2-0), L: Heath Phillips (0-1), S: none
Tue, Sep 04, 2007 CHW  3 @DET  1    W:Jon Garland (9-10), L: Jeremy Bonderman (11-8), S: Bobby Jenks (37)
Sun, Aug 05, 2007 CHW  3 @DET  1    W:Gavin Floyd (1-1), L: Jordan Tata (1-1), S: Bobby Jenks (32)
Sat, Aug 04, 2007 CHW  7 @DET  5    W:Javier Vazquez (9-6), L: Jeremy Bonderman (10-4), S: Bobby Jenks (31)
Fri, Aug 03, 2007 CHW  7 @DET  4    W:Mark Buehrle (9-6), L: Andrew Miller (5-4), S: none
Thu, Jul 26, 2007 CHW  4  DET  3    W:Bobby Jenks (3-4), L: Zach Miner (1-3), S: none
Wed, Jul 25, 2007 DET 13 @CHW  9    W:Jason Grilli (5-2), L: Jose Contreras (5-13), S: Tim Byrdak (1)
Tue, Jul 24, 2007 CHW  8  DET  7    W:Matt Thornton (3-3), L: Zach Miner (1-2), S: Bobby Jenks (28)
Season Series: 2007 - CHW leads 10-6; 2006 - CHW won 12-7; 2005 - CHW won 14-5; All-Time - DET leads 983-966

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

NYY  5.90

TOR  4.64

SFG  4.18

RA/G

SDP  4.02

MIL  4.79

TBD  5.84

BA

M. Ordonez  .360

H. Blalock  .293

J. LaRue  .148

OBP

B. Bonds  .480

H. Matsui  .367

J. LaRue  .240

SLG

C. Ross  .655

F. Gutierrez  .475

A. Gonzalez  .250

OPS

D. Ortiz  1.069

T. Glaus  .839

J. LaRue  .512

ERA

J. Peavy  2.36

C. Zambrano  4.08

A. Eaton  6.33

K/9IP

E. Bedard  10.93

D. Bush  6.56

A. Cook  3.31

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Detroit Tigers Batters (5.47 RS/G) vs. Chicago White Sox Pitchers (5.17 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 34.Floyd
G/S/vB
41.Broadway
G/S/vB
63.Bukvich
G/S/vB
45.Jenks
G/S/vB
57.Logan*
G/S/vB
47.MacDougal
G/S/vB
36.Myers*
G/S/vB
43.Phillips*
G/S/vB
37.Thornton*
G/S/vB
62.Wassermann
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
21.Casey* G/S/vP 8/.542 ··· 1/.000 2/2.000 4/.833 3/1.667 13/.885 ··· 4/1.750 1/.000 488/419 .297/.355/.396/.750 .927/.721 .704 46/1.085 2/2 4/2
27.Clevlen G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 8/4 .125/.125/.125/.250 .500/.000 .500 8/.250 0/0 0/0
28.Granderson* G/S/vP 9/.444 ··· 2/.000 10/.200 5/.000 3/.666 3/1.000 1/.000 7/.453 ··· 666/537 .300/.357/.551/.908 .473/1.012 .954 92/.987 23/1 23/5
9.Guillen# G/S/vP 9/.666 ··· 2/.000 5/.200 4/.500 7/.453 2/.000 1/no AB 9/.472 1/4.000 621/491 .293/.354/.489/.843 .919/.830 .823 102/.632 13/8 19/25
24.Hessman G/S/vP 8/1.393 ··· 1/.000 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 4/.500 56/31 .240/.304/.480/.784 .497/1.026 .570 23/1.075 0/0 4/0
20.Infante G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.000 4/.500 1/2.000 11/1.029 2/.000 ··· 4/.666 ··· 174/104 .268/.301/.348/.648 .786/.559 .695 8/.250 4/1 2/4
15.Inge G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 12/.432 2/1.000 10/.000 1/.000 1/3.000 4/1.250 1/.000 568/439 .236/.314/.377/.690 .914/.626 .634 81/.656 9/2 14/18
4.Maybin G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 51/39 .149/.216/.277/.492 .000/.653 .454 18/.170 5/0 1/0
30.Ordonez G/S/vP 6/.334 ··· 6/.900 7/1.000 3/.333 13/.648 ··· ··· 3/.000 5/.000 674/528 .360/.431/.592/1.023 1.204/.975 .925 98/1.014 4/1 28/1
19.Perez* G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 6/1.166 1/2.000 92/86 .407/.446/.558/1.004 1.333/.979 1.016 69/1.040 1/1 0/2
14.Polanco G/S/vP 9/1.381 ··· 3/no AB 8/.875 4/1.000 4/.833 2/1.000 1/.000 3/1.000 2/.000 635/484 .341/.389/.460/.848 .819/.857 .823 109/.829 7/3 9/0
58.Rabelo# G/S/vP 6/1.167 ··· ··· 3/.000 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 180/150 .250/.291/.335/.627 .679/.616 .758 30/.421 0/0 0/5
25.Raburn G/S/vP 9/.888 ··· 2/.500 1/.000 1/3.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 2/.000 143/80 .301/.338/.504/.842 .739/.920 .859 35/.728 3/0 4/1
7.Rodriguez G/S/vP 3/1.667 ··· ··· 6/.334 3/1.667 8/.250 4/.833 ··· 2/2.500 3/.000 511/385 .281/.294/.422/.716 .746/.706 .689 73/.752 2/2 11/6
39.Santiago# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 5/.200 ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB 67/56 .300/.344/.417/.760 1.232/.674 1.065 45/.789 2/0 0/1
3.Sheffield G/S/vP 3/1.167 ··· 2/no AB 4/.000 3/.000 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· 4/2.750 1/.000 593/460 .265/.378/.462/.839 .832/.841 .783 81/.580 22/5 25/0
33.Thames G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 5/.200 ··· ··· 2/.000 1/no AB 279/189 .239/.276/.485/.761 .880/.704 .674 40/.761 2/1 17/4
IP 63.0 10.1 35.2 64.0 49.1 42.0 54.1 6.0 55.1 22.0 TOTAL .286/.344/.456/.800 .824/.793 .778 99/30 173/98
ERA-K/9 5.71/6.7 0.87/12.2 5.05/4.5 2.81/7.9 4.93/6.2 6.43/8.4 4.14/4.5 3.00/1.5 4.72/8.6 2.86/5.3 4.74/6.4

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Rabelo (26-10-3)
 Rodriguez (47-20-7)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 288/.306 41/.143 170/.257 245/.197 220/.302 203/.281 241/.270 26/.333 243/.266 90/.238 .276  Granderson
 Ordonez
 Perez
 Raburn
 Sheffield
 Thames
 Clevlen
 Infante
 Maybin
 Hessman
2/155/0/10
0/0/142/4
20/0/4/2
10/13/14/1
7/0/7/1
36/0/9/1
7/1/4/0
1/12/6/0
10/5/0/0
1/0/0/0
OPS .892 .444 .801 .488 .801 .799 .751 .926 .780 .611 .771
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 137/.923 22/.614 54/.719 105/.537 96/.606 55/.840 121/.746 9/.819 103/.788 19/1.365 .787
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 151/.863 19/.263 116/.838 140/.452 124/.949 148/.784 120/.756 17/.978 140/.775 71/.425 .759
Home 131/.970 41/.444 98/.919 130/.472 114/.874 97/.728 154/.710 15/.600 125/.865 39/.560 .771
Last 28d days 109/.751 41/.444 17/1.229 37/.513 34/.990 38/.907 41/.668 26/.926 38/.551 23/.648
HR/SB/CS 16/12/0 0/0/0 5/1/0 2/5/0 6/7/1 2/9/0 6/4/2 1/0/0 4/1/1 0/2/0 170/94/23
Usage ·····X·· ·X······ ········ ·o·····o ···o··X· ···X···X ···o·X·o ········ ·X···X·· ···o·o··
Chicago White Sox Batters (4.29 RS/G) vs. Detroit Tigers Pitchers (4.94 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 35.Verlander
G/S/vB
34.Byrdak*
G/S/vB
41.Capellan
G/S/vB
49.Grilli
G/S/vB
59.Jones
G/S/vB
31.Miner
G/S/vB
50.Rapada*
G/S/vB
56.Rodney
G/S/vB
44.Seay*
G/S/vB
54.Zumaya
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
8.Cintron# G/S/vP 14/.929 ··· ··· 2/4.000 3/.000 5/1.400 ··· 6/1.500 2/.000 1/.000 196/173 .243/.281/.324/.605 .590/.607 .535 35/.947 2/1 2/10
23.Dye G/S/vP 20/1.441 2/.000 ··· 11/.455 17/.647 7/1.000 ··· 6/.733 3/.333 5/.200 554/409 .251/.316/.487/.803 .930/.759 .800 71/.815 2/1 28/3
17.Erstad* G/S/vP 4/1.000 6/.833 ··· 5/.800 8/.286 2/.000 ··· 7/.715 2/.500 1/.000 342/249 .248/.308/.337/.645 .433/.722 .700 53/.533 7/2 4/2
27.Fields G/S/vP 3/.000 2/.000 ··· 5/.200 2/2.500 5/1.000 ··· 2/.500 ··· 1/.000 410/296 .243/.307/.475/.782 1.033/.684 .772 89/.922 1/1 22/10
26.Gonzalez G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/no AB ··· 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 2/.500 214/119 .186/.282/.250/.532 .545/.521 .576 49/.208 1/5 2/9
44.Hall G/S/vP 2/.000 1/5.000 ··· 1/2.000 4/1.000 6/.334 ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 116/63 .205/.224/.232/.456 .647/.302 .408 23/.451 0/0 0/3
14.Konerko G/S/vP 20/.300 2/1.000 ··· 13/1.538 12/.705 7/1.371 ··· 11/1.091 4/.000 8/.821 633/461 .258/.351/.491/.842 .994/.784 .865 96/.770 0/1 30/5
55.Lucy G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 11/9 .182/.182/.182/.364 1.000/.222 .000 11/.364 0/0 0/0
7.Owens* G/S/vP 4/.250 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 2/.000 ··· 1/no AB ··· 1/.000 381/309 .267/.325/.313/.639 .571/.654 .606 99/.790 32/8 1/2
12.Pierzynski* G/S/vP 19/1.052 3/.666 ··· 10/.422 15/.582 5/.800 ··· 8/.375 3/.000 4/.250 509/393 .263/.309/.403/.712 .716/.710 .678 70/.702 1/1 14/2
22.Podsednik* G/S/vP 17/.813 1/3.000 ··· 10/.325 4/.500 8/.929 ··· 10/.425 6/.750 3/.667 227/158 .251/.308/.382/.690 .811/.638 .704 57/.645 12/5 2/4
1.Richar* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 3/.000 ··· ··· 2/.500 1/2.000 199/156 .233/.294/.417/.711 .750/.701 .714 95/.788 1/3 6/3
30.Terrero G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 137/75 .235/.353/.383/.736 .748/.736 .754 9/1.127 4/3 5/1
25.Thome* G/S/vP 21/1.771 5/.000 ··· 4/1.250 17/2.047 5/.400 ··· 4/1.750 5/.933 5/.400 531/364 .274/.411/.557/.968 .659/1.117 .981 97/1.080 0/1 33/0
5.Uribe G/S/vP 3/1.000 2/.500 ··· 9/.143 2/.500 8/.393 ··· 7/.583 4/1.000 4/.250 555/407 .233/.283/.395/.678 .773/.643 .787 99/.902 1/8 20/17
IP 195.2 45.0 25.0 77.1 61.1 52.1 2.1 50.1 46.0 33.2 TOTAL .247/.318/.405/.723 .732/.720 .744 78/44 188/106
ERA-K/9 3.68/8.1 3.20/9.8 5.76/7.2 4.89/6.8 4.26/4.8 3.10/5.7 11.57/15.7 4.11/9.5 2.35/7.2 4.28/7.2 4.60/6.5

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Hall (22-3-5)
 Lucy (8-0-0)
 Pierzynski (62-20-14)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 842/.235 199/.230 112/.277 344/.267 265/.267 227/.270 12/.300 219/.236 188/.229 142/.189 .267  Dye
 Podsednik
 Gonzalez
 Erstad
 Terrero
 Fields
 Owens
0/0/133/9
53/3/0/4
18/10/10/2
12/45/9/2
5/38/14/2
21/0/0/2
11/82/0/1
OPS .671 .700 .884 .725 .702 .726 1.417 .692 .623 .586 .767
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 450/.695 83/.678 36/1.159 118/.696 151/.705 90/.581 8/1.042 100/.705 100/.551 57/.795 .756
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 392/.642 116/.716 76/.760 226/.738 114/.696 137/.822 4/2.000 119/.681 88/.707 85/.450 .774
Road 388/.679 98/.715 33/.641 160/.512 140/.771 121/.738 / 87/.664 89/.775 57/.830 .764
Last 28d days 141/.709 41/.390 19/1.640 43/.576 40/.762 50/.758 11/1.566 50/.700 24/.390 48/.479
HR/SB/CS 19/4/1 3/2/1 7/3/1 5/1/2 3/1/0 3/4/5 2/0/0 5/6/2 1/1/1 3/3/0 172/73/30
Usage ·····X·· ··X····X ········ ··o···o· ·······o ······X· ······X· ····X··X ·····Xo· ···o·X··

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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