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Game Preview: OAK @ DET, 7:05pm, Monday, August 13, 2007 @Comerica Park

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Oakland Athletics, 56-62, 3rd, 14 GB, 10½ GB in WC

SP: Chad Gaudin (24, RHP, 8-8, 4.18)

   2007 Gamelogs / 2007 Splits / vs. DET Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2007 (8-8)            142   141  70  66  72  95 11    4.18      
 2006 (4-2)             64    51  24  22  42  36  3    3.09      
 2005 (1-3)             13    31  19  19   6  12  6   13.15      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         1-5  40.1  47  33  33  28  30  6    7.36   39 
 2007-08-07    TEX   L   5     8   7   7   3   7  1     101   27 
 2007-08-02    LAA   L   6     7   5   5   3   3  2     108   38 
 2007-07-28    SEA   L   8     4   4   4   1   7  2      88   64 
 2007-07-23    LAA  ND   3.2   6   5   5   6   4  1     100   27 
 2007-07-17    TEX   L   6     8   5   5   6   4  0     109   34 
 2007-07-12    MIN   L   4     6   5   5   5   2  0      97   27 
 2007-07-05    SEA   W   7.2   8   2   2   4   3  0     100   54 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.DET    Has never faced DET.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   29-30   Road:   27-32   ExtrInn: 7-4 
 vsRHP:  38-43   vsLHP:  18-19   1-Run:  18-18
 vsEast: 16-13   vsCntrl:13-20   vsWest: 17-21 IL:10-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
118 Sun, Aug 12  @DET  L   6-11      56-62  3rd 14.0 gb
117 Sat, Aug 11  @DET  L   2-5       56-61  3rd 13.0 gb
116 Fri, Aug 10  @DET  W  16-10      56-60  3rd 12.0 gb
115 Wed, Aug  8  @TEX  W   6-3       55-60  3rd 12.0 gb
114 Tue, Aug  7  @TEX  L   6-8       54-60  3rd 13.0 gb
113 Mon, Aug  6  @TEX  W   9-7 (13)  54-59  3rd 12.0 gb
112 Sun, Aug  5   LAA  L   3-4       53-59  3rd 12.0 gb
111 Sat, Aug  4   LAA  W   2-1       53-58  3rd 11.0 gb
110 Fri, Aug  3   LAA  W   8-4       52-58  3rd 12.0 gb
109 Thu, Aug  2   LAA  L   4-6       51-58  3rd 13.0 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:12-18
Detroit Tigers, 65-52, 1st, ½ up

SP: Chad Durbin (29, RHP, 7-4, 4.44)

   2007 Gamelogs / 2007 Splits / vs. OAK Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2007 (7-4)            103.1 104  53  51  40  58 15    4.44      
 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         3-3  38.1  44  19  18  12  17  6    4.23   47 
 2007-08-08    TBD   L   4.1   6   3   3   2   3  0      71   40 
 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 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.OAK      2-2  24.1  28  22  21  10  16  7    7.77   41 
 2001-07-28    OAK   W   9     6   3   2   1   6  1     141   70 
 2001-07-23    OAK   L   6     7   6   6   2   3  1     104   35 
 2001-05-23    OAK   W   7     4   1   1   4   4  0     115   65 
 2000-06-23    OAK   L   2     7   7   7   2   3  3      70   15 
 2000-05-16    OAK  ND   0.1   4   5   5   1   0  2      25   22 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   30-27   Road:   35-25   ExtrInn: 5-6 
 vsRHP:  42-40   vsLHP:  23-12   1-Run:  20-15
 vsEast: 15-11   vsCntrl:23-23   vsWest: 13-14 IL:14-4 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
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
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
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20: 6-14   Last 30:13-17
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sun, Aug 12, 2007 DET 11  OAK  6    W:Nate Robertson (7-9), L: Dallas Braden (1-7), S: none
Sat, Aug 11, 2007 DET  5  OAK  2    W:Justin Verlander (12-4), L: Danny Haren (13-4), S: Todd Jones (31)
Fri, Aug 10, 2007 OAK 16 @DET 10    W:Ruddy Lugo (3-0), L: Macay McBride (1-1), S: none
Wed, Aug 01, 2007 OAK  3  DET  2    W:Andrew Brown (1-0), L: Nate Robertson (6-9), S: Alan Embree (12)
Tue, Jul 31, 2007 OAK  7  DET  3    W:Danny Haren (13-3), L: Justin Verlander (11-4), S: none
Mon, Jul 30, 2007 DET  5 @OAK  2    W:Jordan Tata (1-0), L: Joe Blanton (8-8), S: Todd Jones (28)

Sun, Jul 23, 2006 DET  8  OAK  4    W:Nate Robertson (9-6), L: Esteban Loaiza (4-6), S: none
Sat, Jul 22, 2006 OAK  9 @DET  5    W:Joe Blanton (10-8), L: Wilfredo Ledezma (1-1), S: none
Fri, Jul 21, 2006 DET  7  OAK  4    W:Justin Verlander (12-4), L: Danny Haren (6-9), S: none
Wed, Jul 05, 2006 DET 10 @OAK  4    W:Kenny Rogers (11-3), L: Kirk Saarloos (3-5), S: Roman Colon (1)
Season Series: 2007 - Tied 3-3; 2006 - DET won 5-4; 2005 - OAK won 5-1; All-Time - DET leads 964-883

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  5.98

TOR  4.66

WSN  3.92

RA/G

SDP  3.88

WSN  4.69

TBD  6.11

BA

M. Ordonez  .357

J. Kent  .292

R. Langerhans  .155

OBP

B. Bonds  .497

A. Rios  .361

M. Olivo  .254

SLG

R. Braun  .666

C. Guzman  .468

N. Punto  .269

OPS

B. Bonds  1.085

R. Martin  .823

R. Langerhans  .540

ERA

C. Young  2.02

J. Blanton  4.10

A. Eaton  6.36

K/9IP

E. Bedard  11.06

J. Guthrie  6.31

S. Trachsel  3.06

Baseball-Reference.com-- Baseball's History: 1871-Now

Oakland Athletics Batters (4.43 RS/G) vs. Detroit Tigers Pitchers (5.11 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 52.Durbin
G/S/vB
40.Bazardo
G/S/vB
34.Byrdak*
G/S/vB
52.Durbin
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/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
17.Bowen# G/S/vP 4/.250 1/2.000 ··· 4/.250 ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 1/.000 154/105 .227/.336/.391/.727 .806/.688 .879 20/1.207 1/2 4/5
6.Buck* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/2.500 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 1/no AB 318/250 .289/.380/.478/.858 1.022/.812 .945 95/.888 3/1 7/0
32.Cust* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 1/no AB ··· ··· 6/1.333 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 315/209 .261/.397/.522/.919 .887/.934 .769 83/.866 0/2 18/2
14.Ellis G/S/vP 2/.000 1/.000 2/1.000 2/.000 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 3/1.333 2/.000 ··· 464/330 .264/.329/.429/.758 .936/.690 .746 116/.878 7/3 15/4
8.Furmaniak G/S/vP ··· 1/no AB 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 7/6 .000/.286/.000/.286 /.167 6/.333 0/0 0/0
29.Johnson* G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB 1/no AB 358/213 .230/.344/.407/.751 .741/.756 .834 60/.449 0/0 11/4
21.Kotsay* G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 6/1.417 4/.500 ··· 4/2.667 5/.200 2/.000 219/170 .221/.288/.307/.595 .340/.669 .696 73/.554 1/1 1/2
12.Murphy G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 2/1.000 2/.000 1/no AB 75/50 .232/.293/.464/.757 .929/.671 .789 69/.827 1/0 3/3
31.Piazza G/S/vP 2/.000 3/.333 2/.000 2/.000 1/.000 13/.770 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 198/135 .277/.323/.375/.698 .682/.705 .843 86/.672 0/0 3/
19.Scutaro G/S/vP 2/.000 2/1.500 1/no AB 2/.000 2/1.500 ··· 1/.000 3/.666 ··· 1/5.000 237/169 .246/.322/.374/.696 .894/.621 .752 103/.738 1/0 6/10
24.Stewart G/S/vP 12/.650 1/.000 2/.500 12/.650 6/.334 9/.666 ··· 1/2.000 5/.650 1/.000 448/309 .297/.360/.398/.758 .737/.768 .817 103/.706 10/1 9/4
28.Suzuki G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/2.500 ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 103/78 .239/.324/.375/.699 .467/.775 .822 75/.630 0/0 2/1
33.Swisher# G/S/vP 2/2.000 ··· 1/no AB 2/2.000 2/.500 1/.000 ··· 2/1.000 2/.500 ··· 478/331 .249/.392/.420/.812 .927/.763 .880 104/.757 2/2 14/1
IP 103.1 7.0 28.1 103.1 56.1 48.1 13.1 28.2 32.1 32.2 TOTAL .251/.333/.396/.729 .756/.719 .766 44/16 120/70
ERA-K/9 4.44/5.1 2.57/7.7 3.49/11.1 4.44/5.1 5.91/7.0 4.47/4.5 4.05/3.4 3.77/5.0 4.73/8.1 3.03/6.1 4.69/6.6

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Bowen (30-4-3)
 Suzuki (19-4-3)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 450/.263 30/.214 131/.259 450/.263 258/.292 208/.268 56/.250 128/.304 144/.236 136/.250 .272  Kotsay
 Stewart
 Buck
 Swisher
 Cust
 Scutaro
 Furmaniak
0/54/0/5
100/6/0/4
17/2/64/3
0/37/40/1
10/0/13/0
6/0/4/0
1/0/0/0
OPS .759 .662 .803 .759 .804 .688 .675 .770 .746 .671 .777
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 215/.756 11/1.091 46/.842 215/.756 81/.828 116/.713 25/.710 45/.603 61/.778 71/.588 .761
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 235/.763 19/.393 85/.781 235/.763 177/.794 92/.656 31/.647 83/.859 83/.721 65/.765 .787
Home 165/.887 18/.472 63/.820 165/.887 134/1.009 104/.692 30/.773 52/.786 88/.786 68/.553 .793
Last 28d days 63/.756 12/.523 41/.830 63/.756 75/.812 39/.468 2/.000 49/.805 12/.083 41/.823
HR/SB/CS 15/5/1 1/0/0 3/2/1 15/5/1 5/0/2 2/1/0 1/0/0 1/2/3 5/5/1 1/1/1 125/58/20
Usage ····X··· X······· X··X·o·X ····X··· ··X·Xo·· ·o···oo· ·o······ ··X·o·o· ·Xo···oo ·o·oX··o
Detroit Tigers Batters (5.71 RS/G) vs. Oakland Athletics Pitchers (4.36 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 57.Gaudin
G/S/vB
54.Brown
G/S/vB
50.Calero
G/S/vB
41.Embree*
G/S/vB
44.Casilla
G/S/vB
45.Lugo
G/S/vB
52.Marshall*
G/S/vB
20.Street
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
21.Casey* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 4/.250 9/1.194 3/.666 2/.000 1/2.000 ··· 387/330 .294/.357/.394/.751 .786/.745 .773 86/.689 2/1 3/2
28.Granderson* G/S/vP 1/.000 3/.333 ··· 3/.000 ··· 3/1.833 3/.000 4/.000 494/391 .298/.352/.551/.903 .510/1.005 .806 106/.876 14/1 16/4
9.Guillen# G/S/vP 5/1.150 1/.000 3/.666 3/.333 3/.333 5/.200 1/.000 1/.000 440/339 .306/.370/.508/.878 .964/.862 .902 102/.672 10/6 14/22
20.Infante G/S/vP 1/.000 2/1.000 ··· 4/.750 3/.833 1/.000 ··· ··· 161/95 .263/.294/.336/.630 .734/.559 .627 35/.627 4/1 2/4
15.Inge G/S/vP 2/1.000 1/no AB 3/.000 6/.334 2/2.000 4/.500 1/no AB 1/.000 420/318 .243/.320/.398/.718 .848/.677 .720 93/.621 6/1 12/14
27.Monroe G/S/vP 3/.000 2/.000 4/.583 3/.000 1/.000 2/2.500 2/.000 2/.000 372/270 .222/.264/.373/.637 .859/.552 .585 70/.576 0/3 11/3
30.Ordonez G/S/vP 5/.200 2/1.000 4/.250 ··· 2/.500 4/1.167 1/.000 3/.000 495/374 .357/.431/.599/1.030 1.306/.943 1.093 115/1.027 2/1 21/1
14.Polanco G/S/vP 2/1.000 ··· 5/1.000 6/.167 1/no AB 5/.733 1/no AB 3/.666 470/343 .346/.390/.469/.859 .825/.872 .929 107/1.007 4/2 7/0
58.Rabelo# G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 1/no AB ··· 1/.000 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 129/111 .267/.312/.371/.683 .745/.672 .523 42/.882 0/0 0/5
25.Raburn G/S/vP 1/.000 ··· 1/4.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 67/38 .349/.379/.603/.982 .772/1.135 .909 61/.960 2/0 3/0
7.Rodriguez G/S/vP 4/.000 1/.000 3/1.667 6/.834 3/1.334 2/.000 ··· ··· 383/270 .279/.290/.426/.716 .699/.722 .719 70/.504 0/2 9/5
3.Sheffield G/S/vP 4/.500 ··· 3/.000 8/1.518 2/.000 5/.650 1/.000 5/.400 478/363 .288/.393/.519/.912 .952/.899 1.007 88/.596 18/4 24/0
33.Thames G/S/vP 2/2.500 1/.000 1/2.000 2/.000 1/no AB 3/.333 ··· 1/.000 181/111 .265/.304/.541/.845 .851/.841 .946 23/.939 2/1 13/1
IP 142.0 19.0 37.0 52.0 35.0 21.2 35.0 26.2 TOTAL .289/.347/.465/.812 .841/.802 .824 64/23 137/80
ERA-K/9 4.18/6.0 1.89/10.4 6.08/7.3 3.29/7.3 3.34/9.0 7.89/7.1 5.40/3.3 3.04/10.1 4.00/6.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Rabelo (18-7-3)
 Rodriguez (40-13-6)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 627/.258 68/.154 169/.285 212/.236 146/.220 115/.310 161/.270 109/.196 .254  Granderson
 Monroe
 Ordonez
 Sheffield
 Raburn
 Infante
 Thames
0/114/0/9
97/0/1/6
0/0/106/3
7/0/7/1
6/7/7/1
1/12/6/0
17/0/9/0
OPS .729 .360 .792 .606 .637 .984 .774 .551 .705
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 333/.754 33/.370 57/.713 62/.645 58/.644 56/.992 62/.644 53/.581 .674
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 294/.700 35/.352 112/.830 150/.589 88/.633 59/.977 99/.857 56/.520 .725
Road 328/.721 30/.169 79/.724 109/.751 90/.779 78/.987 64/.878 64/.647 .741
Last 28d days 138/.906 66/.372 52/.886 42/.322 60/.860 37/.731 24/.533 40/.705
HR/SB/CS 11/12/0 0/2/0 3/8/0 3/4/1 4/8/0 2/0/0 3/1/0 1/3/2 92/87/22
Usage ·····X·· ··X···XX X·····XX ····X·X· ·X··oXo· X·X··XX· Xo······ ··o·o·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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