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Detroit Tigers, 66-53, 1st, 1 up

SP: (, RHP, 0-0, )

   2007 Gamelogs / 2007 Splits / vs. CLE Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS                                              inf      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.CLE    Has never faced CLE.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   30-28   Road:   36-25   ExtrInn: 6-6 
 vsRHP:  42-41   vsLHP:  24-12   1-Run:  20-15
 vsEast: 15-11   vsCntrl:24-23   vsWest: 13-15 IL:14-4 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
119 Tue, Aug 14  @CLE  W   6-2 (10)  66-53  1st  1.0 up
118 Mon, Aug 13   OAK  L   2-7       65-53  1st    Tied
117 Sun, Aug 12   OAK  W  11-6       65-52  1st  0.5 up
116 Sat, Aug 11   OAK  W   5-2       64-52  2nd  0.5 gb
115 Fri, Aug 10   OAK  L  10-16      63-52  2nd  1.5 gb
114 Thu, Aug  9   TBD  L   1-8       63-51  2nd  1.5 gb
113 Wed, Aug  8   TBD  L   1-7       63-50  2nd  0.5 gb
112 Tue, Aug  7   TBD  W   9-6       63-49  2nd  0.5 gb
111 Mon, Aug  6   TBD  W   6-4       62-49  2nd  0.5 gb
110 Sun, Aug  5   CHW  L   1-3       61-49  2nd  0.5 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20: 7-13   Last 30:13-17
Cleveland Indians, 65-54, 2nd, 1 GB, 2 GB in WC

SP: Fausto Carmona (23, RHP, 13-7, 3.26)

   2007 Gamelogs / 2007 Splits / vs. DET Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2007 (13-7)           151.2 149  58  55  43  89 12    3.26      
 2006 (1-10)            74.2  88  46  45  31  58  9    5.42      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         4-3  49.1  41  13  12  17  33  2    2.19   61 
 2007-08-10    NYY   L   7     8   4   4   1   2  1      97   46 
 2007-08-05    MIN   L   7     5   1   1   5   5  0     114   63 
 2007-07-31    TEX   L   7     5   3   2   1   4  1      97   60 
 2007-07-25    BOS   W   8     4   0   0   2   6  0     113   78 
 2007-07-20    TEX   W   8     3   0   0   3   7  0     103   80 
 2007-07-15    KCR   W   7     8   2   2   2   4  0     102   55 
 2007-07-07    TOR   W   5.1   8   3   3   3   5  0     103   42 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.DET      2-0  19    24   9   9   4  12  1    4.26   48 
 2007-06-01    DET  ND   6    10   5   5   0   5  1      91   37 
 2007-05-27    DET   W   7     9   3   3   2   3  0     101   48 
 2006-04-15    DET   W   6     5   1   1   2   4  0      88   60 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   37-26   Road:   28-28   ExtrInn: 6-5 
 vsRHP:  43-36   vsLHP:  22-18   1-Run:  21-17
 vsEast: 16-17   vsCntrl:26-18   vsWest: 14-10 IL: 9-9 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
119 Tue, Aug 14   DET  L   2-6 (10)  65-54  2nd  1.0 gb
118 Sun, Aug 12   NYY  L   3-5       65-53  2nd  0.5 gb
117 Sat, Aug 11   NYY  L   2-11      65-52  1st  0.5 up
116 Fri, Aug 10   NYY  L   1-6       65-51  1st  1.5 up
115 Thu, Aug  9  @CHW  W   7-5       65-50  1st  1.5 up
114 Wed, Aug  8  @CHW  L   4-6 (13)  64-50  1st  0.5 up
113 Tue, Aug  7  @CHW  W   2-1       64-49  1st  0.5 up
112 Mon, Aug  6  @MIN  W   4-0       63-49  1st  0.5 up
111 Sun, Aug  5  @MIN  L   0-1       62-49  1st  0.5 up
110 Sat, Aug  4  @MIN  L   2-3       62-48  1st  0.5 up
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 7-13   Last 30:12-18
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Tue, Aug 14, 2007 DET  6 @CLE  2 (10)   W:Fernando Rodney (2-5), L: Joe Borowski (2-5), S: none
Thu, Jul 05, 2007 DET 12  CLE  3    W:Justin Verlander (10-3), L: C.C. Sabathia (12-3), S: none
Wed, Jul 04, 2007 DET  6  CLE  4    W:Kenny Rogers (3-0), L: Jake Westbrook (1-4), S: Todd Jones (21)
Tue, Jul 03, 2007 CLE  5 @DET  4 (11)   W:Tom Mastny (6-2), L: Jose Capellan (0-3), S: Joe Borowski (25)
Sun, Jun 03, 2007 DET  9 @CLE  2    W:Jeremy Bonderman (5-0), L: Jeremy Sowers (1-6), S: none
Sat, Jun 02, 2007 DET  9 @CLE  5    W:Chad Durbin (5-1), L: Cliff Lee (2-3), S: none
Fri, Jun 01, 2007 CLE 12  DET 11    W:Roberto Hernandez (3-1), L: Todd Jones (1-3), S: none
Thu, May 31, 2007 CLE 11  DET  5    W:C.C. Sabathia (8-1), L: Justin Verlander (5-2), S: none
Sun, May 27, 2007 CLE  5 @DET  3    W:Fausto Carmona (6-1), L: Mike Maroth (3-2), S: Joe Borowski (17)
Sat, May 26, 2007 CLE  6 @DET  3    W:C.C. Sabathia (7-1), L: Jason Grilli (2-2), S: Joe Borowski (16)
Season Series: 2007 - CLE leads 6-5; 2006 - DET won 13-6; 2005 - CLE won 12-6; All-Time - DET leads 1020-992

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  5.94

TOR  4.63

WSN  3.91

RA/G

SDP  3.85

CLE  4.67

TBD  6.05

BA

M. Ordonez  .359

B. Hawpe  .291

R. Langerhans  .154

OBP

B. Bonds  .498

N. Markakis  .361

M. Olivo  .254

SLG

R. Braun  .684

B. Roberts  .466

N. Punto  .267

OPS

B. Bonds  1.081

I. Suzuki  .826

R. Langerhans  .538

ERA

C. Young  2.02

G. Maddux  4.00

A. Eaton  6.36

K/9IP

E. Bedard  11.06

B. Arroyo  6.38

S. Trachsel  3.06

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Detroit Tigers Batters (5.68 RS/G) vs. Cleveland Indians Pitchers (4.67 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 55.Carmona
G/S/vB
63.Betancourt
G/S/vB
47.Borowski
G/S/vB
46.Fultz*
G/S/vB
50.Lewis
G/S/vB
40.Mastny
G/S/vB
49.Mujica
G/S/vB
53.Perez*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
21.Casey* G/S/vP 6/.666 2/1.500 11/.664 7/.629 ··· 1/.000 2/1.000 1/.000 391/334 .291/.353/.390/.743 .786/.735 .729 86/.672 2/1 3/2
28.Granderson* G/S/vP 12/.878 5/.400 3/.000 1/3.000 ··· 3/.000 ··· 3/.000 503/396 .294/.351/.544/.895 .490/1.005 .977 111/.794 14/1 16/4
9.Guillen# G/S/vP 6/.666 10/.600 ··· 4/.000 ··· 2/.000 3/3.167 ··· 449/345 .308/.372/.510/.882 .976/.863 .854 107/.730 10/6 14/23
20.Infante G/S/vP 8/.500 11/.182 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 2/1.000 166/97 .276/.309/.359/.668 .798/.579 .703 40/.800 4/1 2/4
15.Inge G/S/vP 7/1.029 12/.166 3/.000 2/2.500 ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 ··· 429/324 .239/.316/.391/.707 .821/.671 .698 98/.595 6/1 12/14
27.Monroe G/S/vP 10/.900 11/.182 4/.000 3/.333 ··· 4/.000 ··· ··· 372/270 .222/.264/.373/.637 .859/.552 .689 70/.576 0/3 11/3
30.Ordonez G/S/vP 8/.875 12/.350 2/2.000 2/.000 ··· 5/.933 3/.666 1/.000 504/380 .359/.431/.602/1.033 1.289/.952 .992 120/1.062 2/1 22/1
14.Polanco G/S/vP 5/.800 6/.666 3/1.334 5/1.000 ··· 3/2.333 1/2.000 2/.000 474/347 .344/.389/.466/.855 .825/.866 .788 107/1.022 4/2 7/0
58.Rabelo# G/S/vP 3/1.334 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 129/111 .267/.312/.371/.683 .745/.672 .839 42/.882 0/0 0/5
25.Raburn G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 72/39 .353/.380/.603/.983 .770/1.158 1.050 66/.963 2/0 3/0
7.Rodriguez G/S/vP 5/1.400 13/.693 4/1.167 1/2.000 ··· 3/.333 3/3.667 2/1.000 392/276 .278/.288/.426/.714 .681/.729 .709 75/.551 0/2 9/6
3.Sheffield G/S/vP 7/.762 2/.000 8/1.292 8/1.625 ··· 4/2.000 2/.500 2/1.000 487/369 .284/.388/.510/.898 .924/.890 .819 93/.585 18/4 24/0
33.Thames G/S/vP 3/.333 2/.500 ··· 2/3.500 ··· 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 190/117 .263/.300/.531/.831 .858/.814 .764 28/.877 2/1 13/1
IP 151.2 56.0 46.0 24.2 12.1 46.0 12.2 40.2 TOTAL .288/.346/.464/.810 .835/.801 .802 64/23 138/82
ERA-K/9 3.26/5.3 1.61/8.0 5.67/8.0 3.28/6.6 2.92/11.7 4.30/8.6 8.53/5.0 1.77/9.3 4.39/6.3

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Rabelo (18-7-3)
 Rodriguez (40-14-6)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 625/.261 203/.187 206/.289 107/.222 57/.292 205/.264 57/.315 160/.176 .272  Granderson
 Monroe
 Ordonez
 Sheffield
 Raburn
 Infante
 Thames
0/116/0/9
97/0/1/6
0/0/108/3
7/0/7/1
6/7/7/1
1/12/6/0
19/0/9/0
OPS .691 .490 .761 .696 .802 .752 .944 .517 .748
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 344/.728 78/.547 102/.671 56/.666 22/.568 78/.648 26/.850 63/.285 .737
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 281/.642 125/.454 104/.854 51/.728 35/.930 127/.813 31/1.022 97/.663 .756
Home 320/.694 100/.510 95/.690 60/.832 44/1.023 105/.784 37/.771 100/.500 .746
Last 28d days 139/.558 52/.642 49/.821 22/1.378 50/.831 29/.661 21/.953 47/.459
HR/SB/CS 12/11/4 4/2/3 6/7/2 2/1/1 1/0/1 4/3/2 3/1/0 4/1/1 117/70/32
Usage ····X··· X·X···X· X····XXX ···XX·o· X····X·· ···X···· ···Xo··· ··o··oX·
Cleveland Indians Batters (5.00 RS/G) vs. Detroit Tigers Pitchers (5.10 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 40.Bazardo
G/S/vB
34.Byrdak*
G/S/vB
49.Grilli
G/S/vB
59.Jones
G/S/vB
45.Lopez
G/S/vB
31.Miner
G/S/vB
56.Rodney
G/S/vB
44.Seay*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
29.Barfield G/S/vP ··· 2/1.000 3/.000 2/2.000 ··· 2/2.000 ··· 1/.000 427/311 .243/.271/.325/.596 .555/.612 .594 82/.559 13/3 3/13
1.Blake G/S/vP ··· 4/.833 10/.500 10/.650 ··· 2/.500 6/.900 1/3.000 512/354 .264/.341/.441/.782 .858/.749 .684 110/.663 3/4 15/12
13.Cabrera# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 11/6 .222/.300/.333/.633 .400/.900 .833 11/.633 0/0 0/0
25.Garko G/S/vP ··· 1/2.000 2/1.500 2/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 382/256 .307/.377/.499/.876 .900/.863 .914 92/.830 0/1 14/6
27.Gomez G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.000 5/1.200 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 ··· 190/112 .310/.346/.402/.748 .699/.783 .746 42/.892 1/2 1/3
38.Gutierrez G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· 154/82 .280/.316/.476/.792 .911/.684 .980 63/.625 7/0 7/1
48.Hafner* G/S/vP ··· 8/1.208 6/.167 7/.453 ··· 1/.000 8/1.911 6/.666 483/300 .253/.378/.435/.813 .855/.790 .774 86/.608 1/1 18/0
7.Lofton* G/S/vP 1/.000 3/.333 ··· 13/.697 2/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 418/325 .293/.366/.413/.779 .552/.843 .825 81/.549 21/5 7/3
41.Martinez# G/S/vP ··· 5/.000 3/2.667 6/1.166 ··· 1/.000 4/.750 2/.500 477/296 .300/.371/.505/.876 .876/.876 .855 105/.642 0/0 18/3
8.Michaels G/S/vP ··· 1/no AB 8/.250 2/.000 ··· 2/.000 3/.666 1/5.000 242/114 .271/.320/.421/.741 .816/.659 .756 48/.512 2/3 7/0
33.Nixon* G/S/vP ··· 4/.000 1/no AB 10/.875 4/.833 2/1.000 4/.500 5/.650 327/273 .258/.349/.350/.699 .594/.719 .707 54/.852 0/0 3/3
2.Peralta G/S/vP ··· 5/1.300 10/.786 3/1.667 1/.000 4/.500 9/.111 3/.000 489/353 .273/.342/.440/.782 .814/.770 .912 103/.622 3/3 17/15
10.Shoppach G/S/vP ··· ··· 4/.000 ··· ··· 2/2.500 3/.000 1/2.000 131/98 .271/.331/.483/.814 1.202/.695 .815 29/.388 0/0 5/1
24.Sizemore* G/S/vP ··· 6/.167 10/.956 2/.500 ··· 3/.000 8/.250 5/1.600 554/365 .278/.381/.462/.843 .809/.860 .917 117/.821 29/8 20/2
IP 7.0 29.1 57.2 49.1 14.1 30.0 33.1 33.2 TOTAL .266/.341/.426/.767 .795/.753 .792 61/29 135/72
ERA-K/9 2.57/7.7 3.38/11.4 5.93/7.3 4.38/4.6 3.77/3.8 3.60/5.4 4.59/8.6 2.94/6.4 4.67/6.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Martinez (52-24-4)
 Shoppach (18-8-2)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 30/.214 136/.252 268/.296 213/.268 61/.250 133/.299 148/.237 140/.250 .272  Lofton
 Michaels
 Nixon
 Blake
 Sizemore
 Gutierrez
13/81/0/6
61/1/22/4
0/0/80/3
0/0/7/2
0/117/0/2
7/6/48/0
OPS .662 .792 .810 .688 .674 .755 .746 .667 .775
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 11/1.091 48/.836 84/.851 119/.695 26/.679 46/.589 61/.778 73/.600 .758
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 19/.393 88/.768 184/.792 94/.679 35/.669 87/.842 87/.723 67/.740 .787
Road 12/.917 73/.768 124/.578 109/.684 26/.569 76/.759 60/.689 68/.792 .758
Last 28d days 12/.523 46/.795 85/.831 41/.526 7/.453 54/.765 16/.258 45/.790
HR/SB/CS 1/0/0 3/2/1 5/0/2 2/1/0 1/0/0 1/2/3 5/5/1 1/1/1 127/58/21
Usage ··X····· X·X··X·o ·X··X·Xo X··o···o ·X·o···· ·X··X·o· X··Xo··· ·X·o·oX·

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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