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Cleveland Indians, 50-32, 1st, 2 up

SP: Paul Byrd (36, RHP, 7-3, 4.67)

   2007 Gamelogs / 2007 Splits / vs. DET Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2007 (7-3)             86.2 120  48  45   5  48 13    4.67      
 2006 (10-9)           179   232 120  97  38  88 26    4.88      
 2005 (12-11)          204.1 216  95  85  28 102 22    3.74      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         3-2  41    66  28  27   2  22  6    5.93   39 
 2007-06-28    OAK   W   7    10   3   3   0   2  1      97   47 
 2007-06-23    WSN  ND   6.2   7   3   3   1   4  0      94   51 
 2007-06-16    ATL   L   5    10   5   5   0   7  0      95   34 
 2007-06-11    SEA  ND   4    11   7   7   0   0  3      66   12 
 2007-06-06    KCR   L   6    10   4   4   1   4  1      96   39 
 2007-05-30    BOS   W   6     9   2   1   0   1  0      77   49 
 2007-05-25    DET   W   6.1   9   4   4   0   4  1      73   43 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.DET      2-1  30    36  17  14   3  20  7    4.20   49 
 2007-05-25    DET   W   6.1   9   4   4   0   4  1      73   43 
 2006-08-05    DET  ND   6.2   7   2   1   2   4  1     101   56 
 2006-07-25    DET  ND   3    10   7   7   0   1  2      61   12 
 2006-05-27    DET   L   7     6   2   0   0   6  1      90   67 
 2006-04-17    DET   W   7     4   2   2   1   5  2      88   65 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   31-12   Road:   19-20   ExtrInn: 4-2 
 vsRHP:  35-22   vsLHP:  15-10   1-Run:  15-10
 vsEast: 14-9    vsCntrl:17-7    vsWest: 10-7  IL: 9-9 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 82 Mon, Jul  2   TBD  W  10-2       50-32  1st  2.0 up
 81 Sun, Jul  1   TBD  W   3-2       49-32  1st  1.5 up
 80 Sat, Jun 30   TBD  W   8-6       48-32  1st  1.5 up
 79 Fri, Jun 29   TBD  W   2-1       47-32  1st  0.5 up
 78 Thu, Jun 28   OAK  W   4-3       46-32  2nd  0.5 gb
 77 Wed, Jun 27   OAK  L   7-13      45-32  2nd  0.5 gb
 76 Tue, Jun 26   OAK  W   8-5       45-31  1st    Tied
 75 Mon, Jun 25   OAK  W   5-2       44-31  2nd  1.0 gb
 74 Sun, Jun 24  @WSN  L   1-3       43-31  2nd  2.0 gb
 73 Sat, Jun 23  @WSN  W   4-3       43-30  2nd  1.0 gb
 Last 10: 8-2    Last 20:13-7    Last 30:17-13
Detroit Tigers, 47-33, 2nd, 2 GB, 1½ up in WC

SP: Nate Robertson (29, LHP, 4-6, 4.82)

   2007 Gamelogs / 2007 Splits / vs. CLE Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2007 (4-6)             71    89  40  38  26  38  9    4.82      
 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         1-5  31    54  27  27  14  15  7    7.84   34 
 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 
 2007-05-25    CLE   L   5.2  10   5   5   3   2  3     101   28 
 2007-05-19    STL   W   5     6   2   2   4   3  0     100   46 
 2007-05-14    BOS   L   5    11   3   3   0   3  0     115   36 
 2007-05-09    SEA   L   4.2  10   6   6   0   0  1      76   20 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.CLE      1-4  26    40  25  23   7  12 10    7.96   34 
 2007-05-25    CLE   L   5.2  10   5   5   3   2  3     101   28 
 2006-05-26    CLE   W   6     7   3   2   1   2  1      91   49 
 2006-04-17    CLE   L   2.1   8   7   6   1   0  1      49   14 
 2005-09-08    CLE   L   7     5   4   4   2   4  3     103   53 
 2005-08-05    CLE   L   5    10   6   6   0   4  2      77   27 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   20-18   Road:   27-15   ExtrInn: 2-5 
 vsRHP:  31-26   vsLHP:  16-7    1-Run:  15-10
 vsEast: 10-9    vsCntrl:15-14   vsWest:  8-6  IL:14-4 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 80 Sun, Jul  1   MIN  W   1-0       47-33  2nd  1.5 gb
 79 Sat, Jun 30   MIN  L   5-8       46-33  2nd  1.5 gb
 78 Fri, Jun 29   MIN  L   1-11      46-32  2nd  0.5 gb
 77 Thu, Jun 28   TEX  W   5-2       46-31  1st  0.5 up
 76 Tue, Jun 26   TEX  L   6-9       45-31  1st    Tied
 75 Mon, Jun 25   TEX  L   3-8       45-30  1st  1.0 up
 74 Sun, Jun 24  @ATL  W   5-0       45-29  1st  2.0 up
 73 Sat, Jun 23  @ATL  W   2-1       44-29  1st  1.0 up
 72 Fri, Jun 22  @ATL  W   5-0       43-29  1st  1.0 up
 71 Wed, Jun 20  @WSN  W   8-4       42-29  1st    Tied
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:13-7    Last 30:18-12
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
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)
Fri, May 25, 2007 CLE  7 @DET  4    W:Paul Byrd (5-1), L: Nate Robertson (4-4), S: Joe Borowski (15)

Sun, Aug 27, 2006 DET  7 @CLE  1    W:Kenny Rogers (14-6), L: Cliff Lee (10-10), S: none
Sat, Aug 26, 2006 CLE  8  DET  5    W:Jake Westbrook (11-8), L: Justin Verlander (15-7), S: Tom Mastny (3)
Fri, Aug 25, 2006 CLE  4  DET  2    W:Jeremy Sowers (6-3), L: Jeremy Bonderman (11-6), S: Rafael Betancourt (1)
Season Series: 2007 - CLE leads 5-2; 2006 - DET won 13-6; 2005 - CLE won 12-6; All-Time - DET leads 1017-991

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  5.90

COL  4.60

WSN  3.72

RA/G

SDP  3.39

CLE  4.65

TBD  5.95

BA

M. Ordonez  .369

J. Hardy  .283

D. Navarro  .182

OBP

B. Bonds  .516

R. Garko  .358

D. Navarro  .243

SLG

A. Rodriguez  .678

T. Wigginton  .453

A. Kennedy  .256

OPS

B. Bonds  1.119

M. DeRosa  .815

D. Navarro  .506

ERA

B. Penny  2.00

C. Silva  4.15

K. Wells  6.30

K/9IP

E. Bedard  10.70

B. Arroyo  6.09

A. Cook  2.84

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Cleveland Indians Batters (5.41 RS/G) vs. Detroit Tigers Pitchers (4.83 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 29.Robertson*
G/S/vB
Capellan
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/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
29.Barfield G/S/vP 3/2.667 1/.000 3/.000 2/.000 2/2.000 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 308/228 .257/.281/.339/.620 .583/.633 .602 103/.655 8/3 2/10
1.Blake G/S/vP 29/1.337 ··· 3/3.500 9/.555 10/.650 ··· ··· 1/3.000 349/245 .268/.351/.448/.799 .876/.766 .859 117/.654 2/3 11/8
12.Francisco G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 13/13 .500/.538/1.167/1.705 /1.705 .000 13/1.705 0/0 2/0
25.Garko G/S/vP ··· ··· 3/.333 2/1.500 2/.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 257/178 .294/.358/.468/.826 .818/.829 .854 76/.629 0/1 9/2
38.Gutierrez G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 63/33 .288/.333/.508/.841 .919/.770 .703 53/.929 2/0 4/1
48.Hafner* G/S/vP 26/.405 ··· 3/1.167 6/.167 6/.533 ··· 1/.000 4/.500 347/222 .257/.399/.446/.845 .867/.832 .861 98/.692 1/1 13/0
41.Martinez# G/S/vP 20/.871 1/2.000 3/1.334 3/2.667 5/1.400 ··· ··· 2/.500 323/201 .325/.387/.542/.929 .973/.903 .914 112/.917 0/0 14/2
8.Michaels G/S/vP 8/.500 ··· ··· 8/.250 2/.000 3/.666 2/.000 1/5.000 171/84 .290/.347/.465/.812 .961/.665 .761 65/.875 1/3 6/0
33.Nixon* G/S/vP ··· ··· 6/.533 1/no AB 10/.875 4/.500 2/1.000 5/.650 249/197 .244/.341/.329/.670 .577/.694 .687 66/.522 0/0 2/2
2.Peralta G/S/vP 21/1.313 1/.000 3/.333 9/.730 3/1.667 1/.000 2/1.000 2/.000 335/249 .284/.356/.480/.836 .917/.809 .630 109/.716 3/2 14/12
15.Rouse* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 61/52 .132/.217/.151/.368 .000/.437 .346 16/.434 1/0 0/1
10.Shoppach G/S/vP 3/1.334 ··· ··· 4/.000 ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· 84/62 .365/.434/.635/1.069 1.441/.954 1.079 26/1.139 0/0 4/1
24.Sizemore* G/S/vP 18/1.032 ··· 4/2.250 9/.889 2/.500 ··· 1/.000 5/1.600 383/257 .283/.397/.474/.871 .737/.937 .784 123/.857 23/3 14/2
IP 71.0 12.0 83.1 37.2 32.1 18.0 11.1 21.1 TOTAL .274/.352/.440/.792 .814/.783 .753 43/18 100/51
ERA-K/9 4.82/4.8 4.50/6.0 4.21/4.9 5.97/6.9 5.85/4.7 3.50/9.5 2.38/7.2 3.80/5.5 4.44/6.3

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Martinez (38-15-2)
 Shoppach (16-5-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 317/.309 52/.222 361/.266 173/.303 148/.288 86/.229 50/.277 86/.213 .268  Nixon
 Blake
 Michaels
 Sizemore
 Francisco
 Gutierrez
0/0/61/3
0/0/7/2
40/1/19/2
0/81/0/1
3/0/2/0
4/3/23/0
OPS .834 .686 .754 .833 .750 .658 .682 .606 .764
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 70/.739 17/.651 176/.680 53/.812 83/.839 36/.439 15/.624 43/.335 .738
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 247/.861 35/.701 185/.829 120/.842 65/.633 50/.825 35/.707 43/.885 .780
Home 206/.791 26/.850 124/.872 96/1.073 69/.703 53/.683 / 41/.503 .775
Last 28d days 27/1.096 43/.580 95/.691 60/.823 43/.677 32/.460 7/.286 22/.332
HR/SB/CS 9/2/1 2/2/0 12/5/1 4/0/1 1/1/0 1/1/0 0/0/1 1/1/0 84/36/13
Usage ······X· ······o· ····X··· ··X···X· ·o··o·X· ···X···X ········ ··o···o·
Detroit Tigers Batters (5.90 RS/G) vs. Cleveland Indians Pitchers (4.62 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 36.Byrd
G/S/vB
63.Betancourt
G/S/vB
47.Borowski
G/S/vB
56.Cabrera
G/S/vB
40.Mastny
G/S/vB
49.Mujica
G/S/vB
53.Perez*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
21.Casey* G/S/vP 18/.466 1/3.000 10/.733 2/.500 ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 267/225 .296/.363/.388/.751 .822/.738 .762 80/.884 1/0 1/1
28.Granderson* G/S/vP 20/.894 5/.400 3/.000 8/.536 1/no AB ··· 3/.000 341/275 .289/.343/.563/.906 .414/1.026 .867 104/.923 9/0 11/3
9.Guillen# G/S/vP 26/1.090 9/.666 ··· 5/.450 1/.000 1/3.000 ··· 293/227 .320/.389/.560/.949 1.138/.910 .929 82/1.045 6/5 12/13
20.Infante G/S/vP 7/.572 11/.182 1/.000 6/.334 1/2.000 1/.000 2/1.000 106/60 .304/.330/.353/.683 .757/.627 .751 32/.620 3/0 0/2
15.Inge G/S/vP 19/.707 11/.182 2/.000 8/.661 ··· 1/.000 ··· 285/221 .252/.349/.438/.787 1.018/.722 .824 88/.959 4/1 11/8
27.Monroe G/S/vP 17/.588 10/.200 3/.000 7/1.000 3/.000 ··· ··· 278/212 .223/.270/.395/.665 .977/.565 .547 74/.360 0/2 9/1
30.Ordonez G/S/vP 32/.437 11/.384 2/2.000 6/.167 4/.833 1/.000 1/.000 340/260 .369/.444/.617/1.061 1.155/1.034 1.052 99/.924 2/0 13/1
8.Perez# G/S/vP 12/1.235 1/.000 5/1.000 2/.000 2/.500 2/1.500 3/.666 70/46 .175/.224/.270/.494 .670/.400 .377 20/.646 0/0 1/3
14.Polanco G/S/vP 25/.600 6/.666 3/1.334 6/.900 2/2.500 ··· 2/.000 337/253 .330/.378/.421/.799 .770/.808 .889 104/.795 3/2 2/0
58.Rabelo# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· 75/65 .261/.307/.348/.655 .844/.625 .553 21/.666 0/0 0/1
7.Rodriguez G/S/vP 11/.910 12/.750 4/1.167 5/1.200 1/.000 1/5.000 2/1.000 280/200 .280/.293/.444/.737 .800/.711 .753 82/.711 0/2 8/3
3.Sheffield G/S/vP 24/.303 2/.000 8/1.292 3/.333 3/no AB ··· 2/1.000 342/265 .290/.401/.530/.931 1.016/.907 .949 93/1.094 11/4 18/0
33.Thames G/S/vP 6/.834 2/.500 ··· 3/.000 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 122/68 .235/.279/.487/.766 .853/.694 .800 38/.725 1/1 8/1
IP 86.2 35.2 31.2 29.1 31.0 6.1 23.2 TOTAL .288/.351/.471/.822 .870/.807 .824 40/17 94/48
ERA-K/9 4.67/5.0 1.26/8.6 5.68/7.4 4.60/10.8 5.23/8.1 5.68/8.6 1.90/10.6 4.37/6.5

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Rabelo (6-4-3)
 Rodriguez (30-9-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 383/.323 127/.179 140/.318 133/.250 143/.281 26/.240 97/.176 .273  Granderson
 Monroe
 Ordonez
 Sheffield
 Thames
 Infante
0/78/0/6
72/0/0/5
0/0/74/3
7/0/6/1
8/0/7/0
0/12/5/0
OPS .839 .449 .799 .807 .784 .669 .546 .750
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 194/.908 47/.611 70/.726 59/1.091 55/.730 12/.606 34/.308 .771
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 189/.769 80/.355 70/.873 74/.610 88/.815 14/.714 63/.670 .737
Road 165/.774 69/.463 73/.907 44/1.062 73/.749 10/.900 32/.478 .773
Last 28d days 135/.923 41/.351 45/.830 26/.846 42/.952 9/.778 60/.581
HR/SB/CS 13/8/0 1/0/2 3/3/2 6/4/2 3/2/1 1/1/0 4/1/1 87/54/20
Usage ····X··· ···oo·o· ·oooX··· ········ ······o· ·····X·· ··X···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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