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Game Preview: TBD @ DET, 7:05pm, Wednesday, August 8, 2007 @Comerica Park

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Tampa Bay Devil Rays, 42-70, 5th, 25½ GB, 21 GB in WC

SP: James Shields (25, RHP, 8-7, 4.45)

   2007 Gamelogs / 2007 Splits / vs. DET Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2007 (8-7)            157.2 152  81  78  29 134 24    4.45      
 2006 (6-8)            124.2 141  69  67  38 104 18    4.84      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         2-4  42    51  31  29  10  34  6    6.21   43 
 2007-08-03    BAL   L   6.2   6   3   3   3   6  1     108   53 
 2007-07-28    BOS  ND   5     6   3   3   1   7  0      97   49 
 2007-07-22    NYY   L   3.1  10  10  10   4   1  1      71   -3 
 2007-07-17    LAA   W   7     7   2   2   1   2  0     107   56 
 2007-07-12    NYY   L   6     9   6   5   1   2  3      93   33 
 2007-07-06    KCR   W   7.2   7   4   4   0   6  0     106   55 
 2007-07-01    CLE   L   6.1   6   3   2   0  10  1     114   61 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.DET      1-0   9     7   3   3   1   5  0    3.00   65 
 2007-05-30    DET   W   9     7   3   3   1   5  0     105   65 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   26-33   Road:   16-37   ExtrInn: 5-3 
 vsRHP:  29-49   vsLHP:  13-21   1-Run:  13-12
 vsEast: 14-28   vsCntrl:11-21   vsWest: 10-10 IL: 7-11

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
112 Tue, Aug  7  @DET  L   6-9       42-70  5th 25.5 gb
111 Mon, Aug  6  @DET  L   4-6       42-69  5th 25.5 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
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20: 6-14   Last 30: 9-21
Detroit Tigers, 63-49, 2nd, ½ GB, ½ up in WC

SP: Chad Durbin (29, RHP, 7-3, 4.36)

   2007 Gamelogs / 2007 Splits / vs. TBD Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2007 (7-3)             99    98  50  48  38  55 15    4.36      
 2006 (0-0)              6     6   1   1   0   3  1    1.50      
 2004 (6-7)             60.2  72  50  47  35  48 11    6.97      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         3-2  39.1  41  18  16  15  18  6    3.66   49 
 2007-06-19    WSN   W   6     5   1   1   0   5  0      84   63 
 2007-06-14    MIL   L   3.2   8   2   2   2   0  0      81   35 
 2007-06-08    NYM   L   8     6   3   3   1   4  2      84   61 
 2007-06-02    CLE   W   5.1   8   5   5   3   1  2     115   30 
 2007-05-28    TBD  ND   6     3   2   1   3   1  0      88   58 
 2007-05-23    LAA   W   5     8   3   3   1   3  2      82   41 
 2007-05-17    BOS  ND   5.1   3   2   1   5   4  0     109   55 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.TBD      1-1  24.1  24  14   9   9   5  1    3.33   48 
 2007-05-28    TBD  ND   6     3   2   1   3   1  0      88   58 
 2001-05-17    TBD   W   7     8   2   2   1   2  0      87   54 
 2000-07-27    TBD   L   5.1   7   7   3   2   1  0      99   33 
 2000-04-26    TBD  ND   6     6   3   3   3   1  1     106   46 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   28-24   Road:   35-25   ExtrInn: 5-6 
 vsRHP:  41-38   vsLHP:  22-11   1-Run:  20-15
 vsEast: 15-9    vsCntrl:23-23   vsWest: 11-13 IL:14-4 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/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
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
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 7-13   Last 30:15-15
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Tue, Aug 07, 2007 DET  9  TBD  6    W:Tim Byrdak (1-0), L: Dan Wheeler (1-5), S: Todd Jones (30)
Mon, Aug 06, 2007 DET  6  TBD  4    W:Zach Miner (2-3), L: Gary Glover (5-4), S: Todd Jones (29)
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
Season Series: 2007 - DET leads 3-2; 2006 - DET won 5-3; 2005 - DET won 5-2; All-Time - DET leads 37-36

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  5.96

KCR  4.66

WSN  3.97

RA/G

SDP  3.82

MIL  4.63

TBD  6.22

BA

M. Ordonez  .354

A. Iwamura  .290

R. Langerhans  .157

OBP

B. Bonds  .495

S. Stewart  .360

M. Olivo  .253

SLG

R. Braun  .665

T. Helton  .461

N. Punto  .271

OPS

B. Bonds  1.064

G. Dobbs  .820

D. Navarro  .548

ERA

C. Young  1.82

P. Byrd  4.13

J. Contreras  6.60

K/9IP

E. Bedard  11.20

B. Penny  6.28

S. Trachsel  3.15

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Tampa Bay Devil Rays Batters (4.66 RS/G) vs. Detroit Tigers Pitchers (4.99 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 52.Durbin
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 3/.000 2/2.000 3/.000 2/.000 6/.334 1/.000 4/.000 2/2.000 2/.000 462/311 .310/.356/.472/.828 .886/.799 .872 88/1.027 36/8 9/4
31.Gomes G/S/vP ··· 1/no AB ··· 2/.000 3/.000 1/no AB 6/.000 5/.000 ··· 225/149 .266/.338/.528/.866 .992/.801 .907 74/.826 4/1 13/0
16.Harris G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 417/289 .300/.359/.435/.794 .880/.757 .802 101/.684 3/0 8/12
1.Iwamura* G/S/vP 2/.500 ··· 2/.500 ··· 2/1.000 ··· 2/2.000 ··· ··· 340/221 .290/.364/.401/.765 .857/.715 .750 114/.666 8/5 3/6
30.Navarro# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 3/1.334 1/.000 ··· 292/214 .193/.253/.295/.548 .496/.567 .555 63/.766 3/0 4/7
14.Norton# G/S/vP 2/1.000 ··· 2/1.000 ··· 6/2.500 ··· 3/1.167 1/.000 ··· 143/127 .192/.322/.258/.580 .259/.622 .549 42/.475 1/0 2/0
8.Paul G/S/vP 7/1.262 ··· 7/1.262 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 73/46 .203/.247/.261/.508 .795/.336 .477 20/.400 1/0 1/1
23.Pena* G/S/vP 5/.600 1/.000 5/.600 6/.333 1/no AB 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 389/293 .275/.384/.580/.964 .807/1.016 .994 112/.868 1/0 26/6
2.Upton G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 3/.000 2/.000 1/.000 1/no AB 5/1.000 ··· ··· 335/237 .323/.401/.558/.959 .941/.967 1.084 109/.998 13/6 16/13
9.Wilson G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· 151/91 .250/.302/.338/.640 .662/.625 .517 60/.738 3/0 0/13
26.Young G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 3/.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· 2/1.500 ··· ··· 469/342 .292/.324/.414/.738 .756/.732 .754 105/.804 7/3 9/7
18.Zobrist# G/S/vP ··· 1/3.000 ··· 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 80/57 .158/.167/.211/.378 .195/.443 .422 14/.368 2/0 1/6
IP 99.0 25.2 99.0 53.0 47.1 29.2 25.0 30.1 30.2 TOTAL .267/.333/.431/.764 .805/.747 .781 89/33 130/91
ERA-K/9 4.36/5.0 3.51/10.9 4.36/5.0 5.94/7.1 4.56/4.6 3.64/7.9 2.88/5.0 5.04/7.7 2.93/5.9 4.56/6.5

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Navarro (50-22-4)
 Paul (9-6-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 429/.259 116/.247 429/.259 243/.288 205/.273 138/.239 110/.292 138/.248 126/.243 .270  Young
 Upton
 Crawford
 Gomes
 Norton
0/26/86/11
0/33/0/5
104/0/0/3
9/0/24/2
2/0/4/0
OPS .755 .787 .755 .794 .699 .682 .751 .781 .666 .771
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 203/.747 41/.834 203/.747 75/.806 114/.727 58/.630 38/.594 58/.822 67/.561 .750
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 226/.763 75/.762 226/.763 168/.787 91/.664 80/.719 72/.835 80/.751 59/.787 .785
Home 144/.892 48/.787 144/.892 119/1.014 101/.713 73/.750 34/.732 82/.848 58/.520 .782
Last 28d days 51/.620 26/.775 51/.620 63/.731 41/.544 45/.634 39/.839 6/.167 34/.838
HR/SB/CS 15/5/1 3/2/1 15/5/1 5/0/2 2/1/0 2/1/0 1/1/3 5/5/1 1/1/1 120/56/20
Usage ······X· o·X····X ······X· o··X··oX oo··o··· ·o··X··o ·o··X··· ·oo····· ··oX··X·
Detroit Tigers Batters (5.71 RS/G) vs. Tampa Bay Devil Rays Pitchers (6.22 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 33.Shields
G/S/vB
50.Balfour
G/S/vB
27.Dohmann
G/S/vB
47.Glover
G/S/vB
28.Reyes
G/S/vB
53.Salas
G/S/vB
41.Stokes
G/S/vB
52.Switzer*
G/S/vB
35.Wheeler
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
21.Casey* G/S/vP ··· ··· 4/.250 5/1.600 4/.250 ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 374/318 .293/.356/.396/.752 .763/.750 .777 87/.729 2/1 3/1
28.Granderson* G/S/vP 4/1.000 1/no AB 2/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 478/378 .300/.355/.558/.913 .527/1.014 .820 107/1.014 14/1 16/4
9.Guillen# G/S/vP 3/.666 4/.250 4/.833 5/2.350 3/.333 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 419/322 .314/.377/.523/.900 .992/.883 .952 98/.683 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/.000 3/1.334 1/.000 3/1.167 ··· ··· ··· 2/2.000 ··· 153/89 .267/.296/.342/.638 .735/.571 .647 40/.634 4/1 2/4
15.Inge G/S/vP ··· 3/.833 2/.500 12/.542 ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 1/.000 409/309 .241/.319/.395/.714 .829/.677 .712 99/.574 6/1 12/14
27.Monroe G/S/vP 3/.000 4/1.250 3/.000 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/3.000 364/267 .220/.264/.375/.639 .883/.549 .587 67/.556 0/3 11/3
30.Ordonez G/S/vP 4/.250 2/2.000 3/1.167 3/.666 2/.000 ··· ··· 1/3.000 3/3.000 474/359 .354/.429/.580/1.009 1.282/.924 1.053 111/.878 2/1 18/1
14.Polanco G/S/vP 4/.500 1/.000 4/1.417 5/.650 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/no AB 3/.000 452/331 .346/.388/.463/.851 .812/.865 .918 93/.987 3/2 6/0
58.Rabelo# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 121/105 .284/.325/.394/.719 .842/.700 .579 39/.959 0/0 0/5
25.Raburn G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 54/29 .380/.415/.660/1.075 .820/1.286 1.100 53/1.057 2/0 3/0
7.Rodriguez G/S/vP 4/.000 3/.000 2/.500 3/.000 6/.933 ··· ··· 1/.000 5/.800 371/260 .280/.291/.429/.720 .711/.723 .730 70/.591 0/2 9/5
3.Sheffield G/S/vP 7/.572 3/.666 1/.000 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 157.2 8.0 10.0 56.2 41.0 23.1 51.0 1.2 53.1 TOTAL .289/.348/.465/.813 .845/.802 .827 62/23 130/78
ERA-K/9 4.45/7.6 10.13/7.9 3.60/9.0 5.40/5.7 4.39/10.1 3.09/7.0 7.76/5.1 27.00/5.3 5.23/10.0 5.93/7.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Rabelo (17-7-3)
 Rodriguez (39-13-5)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 654/.250 41/.300 43/.200 249/.291 168/.197 105/.207 247/.350 12/.500 225/.250 .296  Granderson
 Monroe
 Ordonez
 Raburn
 Sheffield
 Hessman
 Infante
0/110/0/9
95/0/1/6
0/0/101/3
5/5/7/1
7/0/7/1
1/0/0/0
1/12/6/0
OPS .725 .892 .704 .836 .650 .739 .952 1.183 .755 .842
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 308/.700 17/.900 19/.653 113/.921 87/.689 54/.622 122/1.004 5/.400 90/.724 .840
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 346/.748 24/.891 24/.743 136/.768 81/.605 51/.864 125/.901 7/1.857 135/.776 .844
Road 279/.751 8/1.381 26/.808 107/.831 74/.826 40/.729 109/1.048 10/1.267 114/.688 .889
Last 28d days 131/.944 41/.892 43/.704 54/.853 34/.825 41/.782 60/1.004 2/.500 46/.724
HR/SB/CS 24/7/6 1/3/0 2/2/0 8/5/1 8/1/0 4/1/1 9/3/1 0/0/0 8/3/0 142/70/32
Usage ····X··· ·X·o···X oo··X··· ·o··o·X· ··X···o· X·X···Xo ··XX···· ········ X·····o·

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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