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Cleveland Indians, 51-32, 1st, 3 up

SP: Jake Westbrook (29, RHP, 1-3, 6.10)

   2007 Gamelogs / 2007 Splits / vs. DET Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2007 (1-3)             41.1  44  30  28  16  27  6    6.10      
 2006 (15-10)          211.1 247 106  98  55 109 15    4.17      
 2005 (15-15)          210.2 218 121 105  56 119 19    4.49      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         1-3  36.1  37  23  21  13  22  4    5.20   47 
 2007-06-29    TBD  ND   7     5   1   1   2   7  0     100   68 
 2007-06-24    WSN   L   7     7   3   3   0   2  0      88   53 
 2007-05-02    TOR  ND   1.1   2   1   1   2   0  0      30   44 
 2007-04-27    BAL   W   6.1   6   3   3   1   5  0     114   53 
 2007-04-22    TBD  ND   7     4   4   3   2   3  1     105   56 
 2007-04-17    NYY   L   1.2   8   8   8   2   1  3      64    6 
 2007-04-11    LAA   L   6     5   3   2   4   4  0     102   52 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.DET      2-3  30.1  37  22  22   9  20  6    6.53   42 
 2006-08-26    DET   W   7    12   5   5   3   0  1     115   30 
 2006-05-26    DET   L   5.1   7   7   7   4   2  0      99   24 
 2006-04-14    DET   L   6     9   5   5   0   4  3      84   38 
 2005-08-06    DET   W   7     4   2   2   1   8  1     104   68 
 2005-07-05    DET   L   5     5   3   3   1   6  1     103   50 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   31-12   Road:   20-20   ExtrInn: 5-2 
 vsRHP:  35-22   vsLHP:  16-10   1-Run:  16-10
 vsEast: 14-9    vsCntrl:18-7    vsWest: 10-7  IL: 9-9 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 83 Tue, Jul  3  @DET  W   5-4 (11)  51-32  1st  3.0 up
 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
 Last 10: 8-2    Last 20:14-6    Last 30:17-13
Detroit Tigers, 47-34, 2nd, 3 GB, 1½ up in WC

SP: Kenny Rogers (42, LHP, 2-0, 0.75)

   2007 Gamelogs / 2007 Splits / vs. CLE Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2007 (2-0)             12     6   1   1   1   8  0    0.75      
 2006 (17-8)           204   195  97  87  62  99 23    3.84      
 2005 (14-8)           195.1 205  86  75  53  87 15    3.46      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         4-1  43.2  41  15  13  10  18  2    2.68   55 
 2007-06-28    TEX   W   6     4   1   1   1   3  0      84   62 
 2007-06-22    ATL   W   6     2   0   0   0   5  0      75   73 
 2006-09-28    TOR   L   3.2   8   7   5   1   2  0      70   22 
 2006-09-23    KCR   W   8     5   1   1   1   3  1      89   70 
 2006-09-18    CHW   W   6     4   0   0   4   2  0     101   62 
 2006-09-12    TEX  ND   7    10   2   2   2   2  1      95   49 
 2006-09-06    SEA  ND   7     8   4   4   1   1  0      93   45 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.CLE      2-2  25.1  27  18  18  12  14  4    6.39   44 
 2006-08-27    CLE   W   7     4   1   1   3   3  0     107   65 
 2006-08-05    CLE  ND   7     4   3   3   2   3  2     113   58 
 2006-07-25    CLE   L   0.2   5   7   7   3   2  0      48   13 
 2006-05-28    CLE   L   4.1   6   5   5   3   2  1      89   30 
 2006-05-12    CLE   W   6.1   8   2   2   1   4  1     102   52 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   20-19   Road:   27-15   ExtrInn: 2-6 
 vsRHP:  31-27   vsLHP:  16-7    1-Run:  15-11
 vsEast: 10-9    vsCntrl:15-15   vsWest:  8-6  IL:14-4 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 81 Tue, Jul  3   CLE  L   4-5 (11)  47-34  2nd  3.0 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
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:17-13
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
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)
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)
Season Series: 2007 - CLE leads 6-2; 2006 - DET won 13-6; 2005 - CLE won 12-6; All-Time - DET leads 1017-992

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

DET  5.88

CHC  4.62

WSN  3.66

RA/G

SDP  3.39

CHW  4.61

TBD  5.98

BA

I. Suzuki  .369

J. Hardy  .283

D. Navarro  .179

OBP

B. Bonds  .517

A. Ramirez  .358

D. Navarro  .240

SLG

A. Rodriguez  .669

K. Johnson  .455

A. Kennedy  .256

OPS

B. Bonds  1.131

K. Millar  .817

D. Navarro  .499

ERA

B. Penny  2.00

C. James  4.08

K. Wells  6.06

K/9IP

E. Bedard  10.70

M. Belisle  6.13

A. Cook  2.72

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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 37.Rogers*
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 ··· 1/.000 3/.000 2/.000 2/2.000 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 313/231 .253/.280/.334/.614 .569/.631 .590 105/.635 8/3 2/10
1.Blake G/S/vP 39/.842 ··· 3/3.500 9/.555 10/.650 ··· ··· 1/3.000 355/248 .271/.354/.458/.812 .885/.781 .886 119/.705 2/3 12/8
12.Francisco G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 15/15 .500/.533/1.286/1.819 /1.819 1.250 15/1.819 0/0 3/0
25.Garko G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· 3/.333 2/1.500 2/.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 257/178 .294/.358/.468/.826 .818/.829 .854 73/.638 0/1 9/2
38.Gutierrez G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 68/36 .290/.343/.500/.843 .923/.766 .720 55/.880 2/0 4/1
48.Hafner* G/S/vP 28/1.568 ··· 3/1.167 6/.167 6/.533 ··· 1/.000 4/.500 352/222 .257/.397/.443/.840 .854/.832 .852 99/.713 1/1 13/0
41.Martinez# G/S/vP 39/.692 1/2.000 3/1.334 3/2.667 5/1.400 ··· ··· 2/.500 328/203 .324/.387/.538/.925 .965/.901 .908 113/.889 0/0 14/2
8.Michaels G/S/vP 17/.765 ··· ··· 8/.250 2/.000 3/.666 2/.000 1/5.000 174/84 .288/.347/.462/.809 .950/.665 .756 65/.884 1/3 6/0
33.Nixon* G/S/vP 6/.000 ··· 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 31/.840 1/.000 3/.333 9/.730 3/1.667 1/.000 2/1.000 2/.000 341/252 .282/.353/.478/.831 .927/.798 .627 111/.722 3/2 14/13
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 1/.000 ··· ··· 4/.000 ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· 89/65 .354/.420/.620/1.040 1.300/.956 1.005 31/1.046 0/0 4/1
24.Sizemore* G/S/vP 26/.442 ··· 4/2.250 9/.889 2/.500 ··· 1/.000 5/1.600 389/260 .282/.396/.469/.865 .735/.931 .776 125/.872 23/3 14/2
IP 12.0 14.0 84.2 37.2 32.1 18.1 13.1 21.2 TOTAL .273/.352/.440/.792 .810/.785 .754 43/18 102/52
ERA-K/9 0.75/6.0 4.50/7.1 4.25/4.9 5.97/6.9 5.85/4.7 3.44/9.3 2.03/6.1 3.74/5.8 4.43/6.4

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

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 43/.150 59/.212 369/.265 173/.303 148/.288 87/.225 57/.269 87/.210 .267  Michaels
 Nixon
 Blake
 Sizemore
 Francisco
 Gutierrez
41/1/19/3
0/0/61/3
0/0/7/2
0/82/0/1
4/0/2/0
4/3/24/0
OPS .386 .692 .766 .833 .750 .650 .686 .599 .764
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 12/.633 18/.611 178/.687 53/.812 83/.839 37/.426 17/.548 44/.326 .736
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 31/.296 41/.725 191/.842 120/.842 65/.633 50/.825 40/.748 43/.885 .781
Home 23/.503 33/.821 132/.901 96/1.073 69/.703 54/.669 7/.733 42/.490 .775
Last 28d days 43/.386 50/.606 103/.737 45/.973 43/.677 33/.445 7/.733 23/.317
HR/SB/CS 0/0/0 3/2/0 13/5/1 4/0/1 1/1/0 1/1/0 0/0/1 1/1/0 86/36/13
Usage ·····X·· X······o X····X·· ···X···X ··o··o·X o···X··· X······· o··o···o
Detroit Tigers Batters (5.88 RS/G) vs. Cleveland Indians Pitchers (4.61 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 37.Westbrook
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 7/.715 1/3.000 10/.733 2/.500 ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 272/230 .291/.357/.381/.738 .822/.723 .734 85/.834 1/0 1/1
28.Granderson* G/S/vP 13/.648 5/.400 3/.000 8/.536 1/no AB ··· 3/.000 346/280 .285/.338/.554/.892 .414/1.006 .838 109/.878 9/0 11/3
9.Guillen# G/S/vP 34/.796 9/.666 ··· 5/.450 1/.000 1/3.000 ··· 298/232 .322/.389/.561/.950 1.138/.913 .932 83/1.098 6/5 12/13
20.Infante G/S/vP 13/.481 11/.182 1/.000 6/.334 1/2.000 1/.000 2/1.000 106/60 .304/.330/.353/.683 .757/.627 .751 27/.536 3/0 0/2
15.Inge G/S/vP 30/.906 11/.182 2/.000 8/.661 ··· 1/.000 ··· 290/226 .247/.343/.429/.772 1.018/.704 .791 89/.857 4/1 11/8
27.Monroe G/S/vP 32/.942 10/.200 3/.000 7/1.000 3/.000 ··· ··· 283/217 .219/.269/.388/.657 .977/.557 .536 75/.316 0/2 9/1
30.Ordonez G/S/vP 30/1.169 11/.384 2/2.000 6/.167 4/.833 1/.000 1/.000 345/265 .369/.446/.614/1.060 1.155/1.033 1.051 99/.949 2/0 13/1
8.Perez# G/S/vP 5/.800 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 13/.462 6/.666 3/1.334 6/.900 2/2.500 ··· 2/.000 342/258 .331/.378/.420/.798 .770/.808 .886 104/.821 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 29/.669 12/.750 4/1.167 5/1.200 1/.000 1/5.000 2/1.000 285/205 .279/.291/.439/.730 .800/.703 .739 83/.703 0/2 8/4
3.Sheffield G/S/vP 9/.619 2/.000 8/1.292 3/.333 3/no AB ··· 2/1.000 347/270 .295/.403/.542/.945 1.016/.926 .979 93/1.146 11/4 19/0
33.Thames G/S/vP 5/2.100 2/.500 ··· 3/.000 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 122/68 .235/.279/.487/.766 .853/.694 .800 34/.705 1/1 8/1
IP 41.1 37.2 32.2 29.1 32.0 6.1 23.2 TOTAL .287/.350/.469/.819 .870/.802 .818 40/17 95/49
ERA-K/9 6.10/5.9 1.19/8.1 5.51/7.7 4.60/10.8 5.06/7.9 5.68/8.6 1.90/10.6 4.35/6.4

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

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 181/.277 133/.171 143/.311 133/.250 149/.286 26/.240 97/.176 .272  Granderson
 Monroe
 Ordonez
 Sheffield
 Thames
 Infante
0/79/0/6
73/0/0/5
0/0/75/3
7/0/6/1
8/0/7/0
0/12/5/0
OPS .777 .428 .782 .807 .790 .669 .546 .748
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 91/.858 49/.585 71/.716 59/1.091 57/.701 12/.606 34/.308 .765
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 90/.700 84/.338 72/.847 74/.610 92/.841 14/.714 63/.670 .737
Road 92/.948 75/.425 76/.869 44/1.062 79/.761 10/.900 32/.478 .767
Last 28d days 55/.534 47/.306 48/.776 26/.846 48/.944 9/.778 60/.581
HR/SB/CS 6/3/2 1/0/2 3/3/2 6/4/2 3/2/1 1/1/0 4/1/1 88/54/20
Usage ····X··· Xo··oo·o o·oooX·· ·o······ X······o ······X· ·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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