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Game Preview: TBD @ DET, 7:05pm, Monday, August 6, 2007 @Comerica Park

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Tampa Bay Devil Rays, 42-68, 5th, 25½ GB, 19 GB in WC

SP: Edwin Jackson (23, RHP, 2-11, 6.56)

   2007 Gamelogs / 2007 Splits / vs. DET Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2007 (2-11)            96   121  79  70  52  82 12    6.56      
 2006 (0-0)             36.1  42  27  22  25  27  2    5.45      
 2005 (2-2)             28.2  31  22  20  17  13  2    6.28      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         2-3  38.1  46  21  20  14  30  3    4.70   47 
 2007-07-31    TOR   L   6     5   1   0   1   5  0     102   64 
 2007-07-26    BAL   L   3.1   7   6   6   3   2  0      86   21 
 2007-07-20    NYY   W   6     4   0   0   4   4  0      98   64 
 2007-07-15    NYY  ND   6     6   4   4   2   6  1     111   48 
 2007-07-04    BOS   L   5     9   7   7   1   5  1     101   25 
 2007-06-29    CLE  ND   6     6   1   1   2   6  0     100   60 
 2007-06-24    LAD   W   6     9   2   2   1   2  1      89   47 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.DET      0-0   6     8   3   2   2   9  1    3.00   53 
 2007-05-28    DET  ND   6     8   3   2   2   9  1     116   53 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   26-33   Road:   16-35   ExtrInn: 5-3 
 vsRHP:  29-48   vsLHP:  13-20   1-Run:  13-12
 vsEast: 14-28   vsCntrl:11-19   vsWest: 10-10 IL: 7-11

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
110 Sun, Aug  5   BAL  L   3-11      42-68  5th 25.5 gb
109 Sat, Aug  4   BAL  W   9-2       42-67  5th 24.5 gb
108 Fri, Aug  3   BAL  L   1-3       41-67  5th 24.5 gb
107 Wed, Aug  1   TOR  W   6-2       41-66  5th 24.0 gb
106 Tue, Jul 31   TOR  L   0-2       40-66  5th 24.0 gb
105 Mon, Jul 30   TOR  W   5-4 (11)  40-65  5th 24.0 gb
104 Sun, Jul 29   BOS  W   5-2       39-65  5th 24.5 gb
103 Sat, Jul 28   BOS  L   6-12(12)  38-65  5th 25.5 gb
102 Fri, Jul 27   BOS  L   1-7       38-64  5th 24.5 gb
101 Thu, Jul 26  @BAL  L   7-10      38-63  5th 23.5 gb
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20: 7-13   Last 30: 9-21
Detroit Tigers, 61-49, 2nd, ½ GB, ½ up in WC

SP: Justin Verlander (24, RHP, 11-4, 3.49)

   2007 Gamelogs / 2007 Splits / vs. TBD Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2007 (11-4)           134   111  58  52  49 120 11    3.49      
 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         3-2  44    39  26  23  17  46  4    4.70   52 
 2007-07-31    OAK   L   5.1   7   4   3   4   5  0     106   41 
 2007-07-26    CHW  ND   7     3   3   3   3   5  0     109   61 
 2007-07-21    KCR  ND   5.2   7   5   4   2   7  1      96   42 
 2007-07-15    SEA   W   7     8   4   4   1   6  0     106   50 
 2007-07-05    CLE   W   7     6   3   2   0   7  1     110   62 
 2007-06-29    MIN   L   5     4   6   6   5   5  1      99   35 
 2007-06-23    ATL   W   7     4   1   1   2  11  1     110   74 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.TBD      1-0  11    11   5   5   5   6  1    4.09   49 
 2006-08-01    TBD   W   5     8   3   3   2   4  0      91   41 
 2006-06-12    TBD  ND   6     3   2   2   3   2  1      98   57 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   26-24   Road:   35-25   ExtrInn: 5-6 
 vsRHP:  39-38   vsLHP:  22-11   1-Run:  20-15
 vsEast: 13-9    vsCntrl:23-23   vsWest: 11-13 IL:14-4 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
110 Sun, Aug  5   CHW  L   1-3       61-49  2nd  0.5 gb
109 Sat, Aug  4   CHW  L   5-7       61-48  2nd  0.5 gb
108 Fri, Aug  3   CHW  L   4-7       61-47  2nd  0.5 gb
107 Wed, Aug  1  @OAK  L   2-3       61-46  1st  1.0 up
106 Tue, Jul 31  @OAK  L   3-7       61-45  1st  1.0 up
105 Mon, Jul 30  @OAK  W   5-2       61-44  1st  1.0 up
104 Sun, Jul 29  @LAA  L   4-13      60-44  1st  0.5 up
103 Sat, Jul 28  @LAA  L   3-10      60-43  1st  0.5 up
102 Fri, Jul 27  @LAA  L   6-11      60-42  1st  0.5 up
101 Thu, Jul 26  @CHW  L   3-4       60-41  1st  1.5 up
 Last 10: 1-9    Last 20: 7-13   Last 30:14-16
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Wed, May 30, 2007 TBD  5  DET  3    W:James Shields (4-0), L: Nate Robertson (4-5), S: none
Tue, May 29, 2007 DET 14 @TBD  2    W:Jeremy Bonderman (4-0), L: Casey Fossum (3-5), S: none
Mon, May 28, 2007 TBD  6  DET  5    W:Gary Glover (2-2), L: Todd Jones (1-2), S: none

Thu, Aug 03, 2006 TBD  2  DET  1    W:Seth McClung (3-10), L: Nate Robertson (10-7), S: Brian Meadows (7)
Wed, Aug 02, 2006 DET  8 @TBD  3    W:Jason Grilli (1-1), L: Jon Switzer (2-2), S: none
Tue, Aug 01, 2006 DET 10 @TBD  4    W:Justin Verlander (14-4), L: J.P. Howell (0-1), S: none
Mon, Jul 31, 2006 TBD  7  DET  3    W:Casey Fossum (5-4), L: Kenny Rogers (11-5), S: none
Thu, Jun 15, 2006 DET  6  TBD  2    W:Zach Miner (2-1), L: Casey Fossum (2-3), S: none
Wed, Jun 14, 2006 TBD  5 @DET  1 (12)   W:Brian Meadows (2-1), L: Todd Jones (1-5), S: none
Tue, Jun 13, 2006 DET  7  TBD  1    W:Kenny Rogers (9-3), L: Seth McClung (2-9), S: none
Season Series: 2007 - TBD leads 2-1; 2006 - DET won 5-3; 2005 - DET won 5-2; All-Time - TBD leads 36-35

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  5.93

TOR  4.66

WSN  3.94

RA/G

SDP  3.80

CLE  4.68

TBD  6.16

BA

M. Diaz  .347

J. Estrada  .289

R. Langerhans  .159

OBP

B. Bonds  .493

L. Gonzalez  .360

M. Olivo  .250

SLG

R. Braun  .664

P. Polanco  .463

N. Punto  .271

OPS

R. Braun  1.054

M. Cuddyer  .820

D. Navarro  .533

ERA

C. Young  1.82

A. Pettitte  3.97

M. Maroth  6.79

K/9IP

E. Bedard  11.20

G. Meche  6.32

A. Cook  3.21

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Tampa Bay Devil Rays Batters (4.65 RS/G) vs. Detroit Tigers Pitchers (4.99 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 35.Verlander
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
56.Rodney
G/S/vB
44.Seay*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
13.Crawford* G/S/vP 6/1.000 2/2.000 3/.000 2/.000 5/.400 ··· 4/.000 2/2.000 2/.000 452/306 .303/.350/.469/.819 .875/.792 .856 78/1.004 35/8 9/4
31.Gomes G/S/vP 6/.500 1/no AB ··· 2/.000 3/.000 1/no AB 6/.000 5/.000 ··· 221/148 .256/.330/.497/.827 .947/.770 .839 70/.705 4/1 12/0
16.Harris G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 409/284 .298/.359/.436/.795 .885/.757 .804 93/.678 3/0 8/12
1.Iwamura* G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.500 ··· 1/2.000 ··· 2/2.000 ··· ··· 330/215 .296/.372/.411/.783 .889/.726 .788 104/.715 8/5 3/6
30.Navarro# G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 3/1.334 1/.000 ··· 287/213 .189/.251/.282/.533 .422/.571 .518 58/.704 3/0 3/6
14.Norton# G/S/vP 5/1.000 ··· 2/1.000 ··· 6/2.500 ··· 3/1.167 ··· ··· 139/123 .190/.324/.259/.583 .259/.625 .552 38/.471 1/0 2/0
8.Paul G/S/vP ··· ··· 7/1.262 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 70/43 .212/.257/.273/.530 .795/.359 .542 17/.471 1/0 1/1
23.Pena* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 5/.600 6/.333 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· ··· 380/289 .279/.391/.590/.981 .856/1.020 1.031 103/.920 1/0 26/6
2.Upton G/S/vP 2/1.000 ··· 3/.000 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 5/1.000 ··· ··· 326/233 .325/.403/.556/.959 .955/.960 1.092 100/1.001 13/6 15/13
9.Wilson G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· 147/90 .250/.303/.341/.644 .698/.609 .518 56/.755 3/0 0/13
26.Young G/S/vP ··· ··· 3/.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· 1/3.000 ··· ··· 461/337 .292/.323/.416/.739 .775/.726 .757 97/.814 7/3 9/7
18.Zobrist# G/S/vP 2/.000 1/3.000 ··· 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 76/53 .167/.176/.222/.398 .195/.477 .461 10/.522 2/0 1/6
IP 134.0 25.1 99.0 53.0 45.1 29.0 24.2 29.1 30.2 TOTAL .267/.333/.431/.764 .809/.747 .782 88/33 127/90
ERA-K/9 3.49/8.1 3.55/11.0 4.36/5.0 5.43/7.1 4.76/4.8 3.72/8.1 2.92/5.1 5.22/7.7 2.93/5.9 4.56/6.5

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Navarro (50-21-4)
 Paul (9-6-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 569/.221 115/.250 429/.259 239/.274 198/.278 135/.243 109/.295 135/.254 126/.243 .270  Young
 Upton
 Crawford
 Gomes
 Norton
0/26/84/11
0/31/0/5
102/0/0/2
9/0/24/2
2/0/4/0
OPS .649 .794 .755 .758 .715 .688 .758 .799 .666 .771
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 290/.700 41/.834 203/.747 75/.806 108/.750 56/.654 38/.594 56/.854 67/.561 .756
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 279/.597 74/.773 226/.763 164/.735 90/.672 79/.711 71/.849 79/.761 59/.787 .782
Home 261/.673 47/.807 144/.892 115/.949 94/.746 70/.765 33/.757 79/.883 58/.520 .784
Last 28d days 112/.690 25/.809 51/.620 59/.580 34/.598 42/.652 38/.863 3/.333 34/.838
HR/SB/CS 11/3/1 3/2/1 15/5/1 4/0/2 2/1/0 2/1/0 1/1/3 5/5/1 1/1/1 117/55/20
Usage ·····X·· ·····X·· ····X·XX ·X··oX·· ··o···oo ··X··o·X ··X····· ········ ·X··X··o
Detroit Tigers Batters (5.68 RS/G) vs. Tampa Bay Devil Rays Pitchers (6.20 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 36.Jackson
G/S/vB
50.Balfour
G/S/vB
27.Dohmann
G/S/vB
15.Fossum*
G/S/vB
47.Glover
G/S/vB
28.Reyes
G/S/vB
53.Salas
G/S/vB
41.Stokes
G/S/vB
35.Wheeler
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
21.Casey* G/S/vP 4/.500 ··· 3/.333 6/.750 4/.750 4/.250 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 364/308 .293/.357/.387/.744 .763/.741 .762 77/.691 2/1 2/1
28.Granderson* G/S/vP 5/.200 ··· 2/.000 8/.125 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 468/368 .297/.350/.557/.907 .527/1.009 .804 97/.997 14/0 16/4
9.Guillen# G/S/vP 4/1.250 4/.250 3/1.167 15/1.390 4/1.833 3/.333 ··· 1/.000 ··· 409/312 .310/.374/.516/.890 .992/.870 .934 88/.616 10/6 14/21
24.Hessman G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 33/19 .179/.273/.286/.559 .517/.596 .350 33/.559 0/0 1/0
20.Infante G/S/vP 3/.666 2/1.000 1/.000 8/.625 3/1.167 ··· ··· ··· ··· 149/85 .254/.284/.331/.615 .735/.527 .592 36/.533 4/1 2/4
15.Inge G/S/vP 4/.833 2/1.000 2/.500 12/.917 12/.542 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 401/301 .242/.322/.393/.715 .829/.679 .715 91/.570 6/1 12/13
27.Monroe G/S/vP 3/.000 4/1.250 3/.000 10/.400 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/3.000 360/263 .222/.265/.378/.643 .883/.553 .593 63/.571 0/3 11/3
30.Ordonez G/S/vP 4/1.250 2/2.000 2/2.000 11/1.414 2/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· 3/3.000 464/349 .347/.423/.571/.994 1.282/.902 1.019 101/.796 2/1 17/1
14.Polanco G/S/vP 1/.000 ··· 4/1.417 9/.666 4/.833 1/.000 ··· ··· 3/.000 442/321 .346/.388/.463/.851 .812/.866 .921 83/1.004 3/2 6/0
58.Rabelo# G/S/vP 3/1.334 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 117/101 .286/.327/.400/.727 .842/.709 .586 35/1.019 0/0 0/4
25.Raburn G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 46/21 .357/.400/.643/1.043 .820/1.300 1.000 45/1.020 2/0 3/0
7.Rodriguez G/S/vP 1/.000 3/.000 2/.500 18/.513 3/.000 6/.933 ··· ··· 5/.800 367/256 .281/.292/.431/.723 .711/.727 .736 66/.596 0/2 9/5
3.Sheffield G/S/vP 3/1.666 3/.666 1/.000 14/.895 3/.667 1/2.000 1/2.000 3/.666 7/.971 456/347 .290/.397/.522/.919 .970/.904 1.035 85/.702 17/4 23/0
IP 96.0 7.1 8.1 76.0 56.1 41.0 21.1 51.0 52.0 TOTAL .287/.346/.462/.808 .845/.795 .817 62/22 128/76
ERA-K/9 6.56/7.7 11.05/8.6 4.32/7.6 7.70/6.3 4.79/5.8 4.39/10.1 2.95/6.8 7.76/5.1 4.85/9.9 5.89/7.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Rabelo (16-7-3)
 Rodriguez (39-13-5)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 458/.307 37/.286 38/.233 364/.339 243/.276 168/.197 97/.203 247/.350 215/.240 .294  Granderson
 Monroe
 Ordonez
 Raburn
 Sheffield
 Hessman
 Infante
0/108/0/9
94/0/1/6
0/0/99/3
4/5/7/1
7/0/7/1
1/0/0/0
1/12/6/0
OPS .859 .881 .811 .939 .793 .650 .724 .952 .733 .839
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 241/.884 16/.867 16/.795 124/.953 110/.838 87/.689 52/.606 122/1.004 86/.723 .836
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 217/.829 21/.900 22/.821 240/.932 133/.755 81/.605 45/.864 125/.901 129/.739 .841
Road 240/.795 4/2.000 21/1.013 148/.869 101/.726 74/.826 32/.683 109/1.048 104/.636 .883
Last 28d days 96/.742 37/.881 38/.811 52/.987 48/.635 34/.825 33/.751 60/1.004 36/.573
HR/SB/CS 12/12/3 1/3/0 2/2/0 15/10/0 7/5/1 8/1/0 3/1/1 9/3/1 8/3/0 140/70/31
Usage ·····X·· ·o···Xo· ··X···XX ··o··oo· ··o·X··X ····o·X· ····Xo·· ·X······ ····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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