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Game Preview: CLE @ DET, 7:05pm, Tuesday, August 21, 2007 @Comerica Park

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Cleveland Indians, 68-55, 1st, 1½ up

SP: Fausto Carmona (23, RHP, 14-7, 3.16)

   2007 Gamelogs / 2007 Splits / vs. DET Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2007 (14-7)           159.2 153  60  56  45  99 12    3.16      
 2006 (1-10)            74.2  88  46  45  31  58  9    5.42      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         4-3  52    37  12  10  16  38  2    1.73   65 
 2007-08-15    DET   W   8     4   2   1   2  10  0     104   76 
 2007-08-10    NYY   L   7     8   4   4   1   2  1      97   46 
 2007-08-05    MIN   L   7     5   1   1   5   5  0     114   63 
 2007-07-31    TEX   L   7     5   3   2   1   4  1      97   60 
 2007-07-25    BOS   W   8     4   0   0   2   6  0     113   78 
 2007-07-20    TEX   W   8     3   0   0   3   7  0     103   80 
 2007-07-15    KCR   W   7     8   2   2   2   4  0     102   55 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.DET      3-0  27    28  11  10   6  22  1    3.33   55 
 2007-08-15    DET   W   8     4   2   1   2  10  0     104   76 
 2007-06-01    DET  ND   6    10   5   5   0   5  1      91   37 
 2007-05-27    DET   W   7     9   3   3   2   3  0     101   48 
 2006-04-15    DET   W   6     5   1   1   2   4  0      88   60 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   38-26   Road:   30-29   ExtrInn: 6-6 
 vsRHP:  46-37   vsLHP:  22-18   1-Run:  22-18
 vsEast: 18-18   vsCntrl:27-18   vsWest: 14-10 IL: 9-9 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
123 Sun, Aug 19  @TBD  L   3-4 (12)  68-55  1st  1.5 up
122 Sat, Aug 18  @TBD  W   8-1       68-54  1st  1.5 up
121 Fri, Aug 17  @TBD  W   2-1       67-54  1st  0.5 up
120 Wed, Aug 15   DET  W   5-2       66-54  1st    Tied
119 Tue, Aug 14   DET  L   2-6 (10)  65-54  2nd  1.0 gb
118 Sun, Aug 12   NYY  L   3-5       65-53  2nd  0.5 gb
117 Sat, Aug 11   NYY  L   2-11      65-52  1st  0.5 up
116 Fri, Aug 10   NYY  L   1-6       65-51  1st  1.5 up
115 Thu, Aug  9  @CHW  W   7-5       65-50  1st  1.5 up
114 Wed, Aug  8  @CHW  L   4-6 (13)  64-50  1st  0.5 up
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20: 8-12   Last 30:13-17
Detroit Tigers, 67-57, 2nd, 1½ GB, 4 GB in WC

SP: Jair Jurrjens (21, RHP, 0-1, 5.14)

   2007 Gamelogs / 2007 Splits / vs. CLE Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2007 (0-1)              7     5   4   4   2   3  1    5.14      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         0-1   7     5   4   4   2   3  1    5.14   52 
 2007-08-15    CLE   L   7     5   4   4   2   3  1     104   52 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.CLE      0-1   7     5   4   4   2   3  1    5.14   52 
 2007-08-15    CLE   L   7     5   4   4   2   3  1     104   52 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   30-28   Road:   37-29   ExtrInn: 6-6 
 vsRHP:  43-44   vsLHP:  24-13   1-Run:  20-15
 vsEast: 16-14   vsCntrl:24-24   vsWest: 13-15 IL:14-4 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
124 Sun, Aug 19  @NYY  L   3-9       67-57  2nd  1.5 gb
123 Sat, Aug 18  @NYY  L   2-5       67-56  2nd  1.5 gb
122 Fri, Aug 17  @NYY  L   1-6       67-55  2nd  0.5 gb
121 Thu, Aug 16  @NYY  W   8-5       67-54  1st  0.5 up
120 Wed, Aug 15  @CLE  L   2-5       66-54  1st    Tied
119 Tue, Aug 14  @CLE  W   6-2 (10)  66-53  1st  1.0 up
118 Mon, Aug 13   OAK  L   2-7       65-53  1st    Tied
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
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20: 7-13   Last 30:10-20
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Wed, Aug 15, 2007 CLE  5  DET  2    W:Fausto Carmona (14-7), L: Jair Jurrjens (0-1), S: Joe Borowski (33)
Tue, Aug 14, 2007 DET  6 @CLE  2 (10)   W:Fernando Rodney (2-5), L: Joe Borowski (2-5), S: none
Thu, Jul 05, 2007 DET 12  CLE  3    W:Justin Verlander (10-3), L: C.C. Sabathia (12-3), S: none
Wed, Jul 04, 2007 DET  6  CLE  4    W:Kenny Rogers (3-0), L: Jake Westbrook (1-4), S: Todd Jones (21)
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)
Season Series: 2007 - CLE leads 7-5; 2006 - DET won 13-6; 2005 - CLE won 12-6; All-Time - DET leads 1020-993

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

BAL  4.63

WSN  3.86

RA/G

SDP  3.86

WSN  4.70

TBD  6.00

BA

M. Ordonez  .351

K. Johnson  .291

R. Langerhans  .153

OBP

B. Bonds  .493

C. Jackson  .361

M. Olivo  .256

SLG

R. Braun  .659

C. Guzman  .468

N. Punto  .261

OPS

B. Bonds  1.084

R. Martin  .824

R. Langerhans  .535

ERA

C. Young  1.93

T. Glavine  4.12

A. Eaton  6.36

K/9IP

E. Bedard  11.02

D. Lowe  6.40

S. Trachsel  2.97

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Cleveland Indians Batters (4.98 RS/G) vs. Detroit Tigers Pitchers (5.14 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 65.Jurrjens
G/S/vB
34.Byrdak*
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
29.Barfield G/S/vP ··· 2/1.000 3/.000 2/2.000 ··· 2/2.000 1/.000 1/.000 427/311 .243/.271/.325/.596 .555/.611 .599 59/.475 13/3 3/13
1.Blake G/S/vP 3/.000 5/.933 10/.500 11/.705 ··· 2/.500 6/.900 2/3.000 526/367 .265/.342/.442/.783 .873/.746 .888 99/.586 3/4 15/12
13.Cabrera# G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 27/21 .304/.346/.522/.868 .833/.879 .924 27/.868 0/0 1/0
25.Garko G/S/vP 3/.000 1/2.000 2/1.500 2/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 400/273 .310/.380/.501/.881 .919/.864 .857 90/.777 0/1 14/7
27.Gomez G/S/vP ··· ··· 3/.000 5/1.200 ··· 1/.000 3/1.000 ··· 197/119 .304/.339/.392/.731 .699/.752 .727 37/.864 1/2 1/3
38.Gutierrez G/S/vP 3/2.667 ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 3/.000 1/.000 ··· 165/92 .276/.319/.493/.812 .920/.726 .573 59/.753 7/0 8/1
48.Hafner* G/S/vP 3/1.000 9/1.047 6/.167 8/.393 ··· 1/.000 8/1.911 7/.762 497/312 .253/.378/.435/.813 .861/.785 .847 73/.671 1/1 18/0
7.Lofton* G/S/vP 3/.000 3/.333 ··· 13/.697 2/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 436/343 .294/.366/.409/.775 .553/.834 .735 83/.608 21/5 7/3
41.Martinez# G/S/vP 3/1.167 6/.000 3/2.667 7/1.000 ··· 1/.000 4/.750 3/.667 497/314 .303/.374/.502/.877 .874/.878 .890 102/.639 0/0 18/3
8.Michaels G/S/vP ··· 2/.500 8/.250 3/.666 ··· 2/.000 3/.666 2/5.000 246/117 .268/.318/.415/.734 .821/.642 .702 39/.618 2/3 7/0
33.Nixon* G/S/vP ··· 4/.000 1/no AB 10/.875 4/.833 2/1.000 4/.500 5/.650 331/277 .261/.350/.352/.702 .594/.724 .697 43/.889 0/0 3/3
2.Peralta G/S/vP 3/.000 5/1.300 10/.786 3/1.667 1/.000 4/.500 10/.100 3/.000 507/370 .272/.340/.434/.774 .808/.761 .632 99/.638 3/3 17/15
10.Shoppach G/S/vP ··· ··· 4/.000 ··· ··· 2/2.500 3/.000 1/2.000 135/102 .262/.321/.467/.788 1.202/.666 .756 25/.320 0/0 5/2
24.Sizemore* G/S/vP 3/2.167 7/.286 10/.956 3/.333 ··· 3/.000 8/.250 6/1.333 574/383 .277/.382/.467/.849 .800/.874 .770 108/.823 29/8 21/2
IP 7.0 30.1 59.2 50.1 17.1 32.1 34.1 35.0 TOTAL .267/.342/.426/.768 .800/.754 .742 61/29 138/75
ERA-K/9 5.14/3.9 3.56/11.3 5.73/7.2 4.65/4.7 5.19/3.6 3.90/6.4 4.46/9.2 3.09/6.4 4.73/6.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Martinez (53-24-4)
 Shoppach (19-8-2)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 27/.208 142/.265 274/.293 219/.275 76/.273 146/.299 153/.237 149/.254 .273  Lofton
 Michaels
 Sizemore
 Nixon
 Blake
 Gutierrez
17/81/0/6
63/1/24/4
0/121/0/3
0/0/81/3
0/0/7/2
7/6/52/0
OPS .755 .802 .799 .702 .751 .756 .743 .688 .780
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 15/.938 52/.806 86/.829 123/.731 37/.803 54/.600 66/.770 78/.576 .769
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 12/.530 90/.799 188/.785 96/.664 39/.705 92/.849 87/.723 71/.814 .787
Home / 63/.820 144/1.009 104/.692 35/.757 57/.749 88/.786 72/.549 .793
Last 28d days 27/.755 52/.821 72/.885 31/.625 22/.864 57/.875 21/.348 41/.795
HR/SB/CS 1/0/0 3/2/1 5/0/2 2/1/0 2/0/0 1/3/3 5/5/1 1/1/1 134/61/22
Usage ·····X·· ··o·o·X· ··X··o·X ····X·X· ·X·X···X ·X··X··X ····X·X· ··o··X·X
Detroit Tigers Batters (5.58 RS/G) vs. Cleveland Indians Pitchers (4.59 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 55.Carmona
G/S/vB
63.Betancourt
G/S/vB
47.Borowski
G/S/vB
46.Fultz*
G/S/vB
50.Lewis
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 9/.444 2/1.500 12/.781 7/.629 ··· 1/.000 2/1.000 1/.000 409/348 .286/.347/.380/.727 .731/.727 .757 84/.651 2/2 3/2
28.Granderson* G/S/vP 16/1.018 5/.400 4/.250 1/3.000 ··· 3/.000 ··· 3/.000 526/414 .288/.347/.532/.879 .478/.987 .804 113/.683 14/1 16/4
9.Guillen# G/S/vP 9/.444 11/.546 2/.000 4/.000 ··· 2/.000 3/3.167 ··· 470/362 .304/.366/.508/.874 .967/.856 .912 106/.751 10/7 15/23
15.Inge G/S/vP 10/.900 13/.154 3/.000 2/2.500 1/.000 1/2.000 1/.000 ··· 447/338 .242/.317/.389/.706 .819/.670 .716 92/.581 7/2 12/15
4.Maybin G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 12/8 .182/.250/.455/.705 .000/1.089 12/.705 0/0 1/0
30.Ordonez G/S/vP 12/.697 13/.490 3/3.000 2/.000 ··· 5/.933 3/.666 1/.000 525/398 .351/.424/.584/1.008 1.255/.930 1.082 114/.915 3/1 22/1
14.Polanco G/S/vP 5/.800 6/.666 3/1.334 5/1.000 ··· 3/2.333 1/2.000 2/.000 474/347 .344/.389/.466/.855 .825/.866 .919 83/1.040 4/2 7/0
58.Rabelo# G/S/vP 6/1.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 137/119 .282/.323/.387/.710 .745/.705 .523 42/.811 0/0 0/5
25.Raburn G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 91/54 .349/.367/.570/.936 .824/1.012 .909 77/.889 2/0 3/1
7.Rodriguez G/S/vP 5/1.400 14/.643 4/1.167 1/2.000 1/3.000 3/.333 3/3.667 2/1.000 404/284 .282/.292/.433/.725 .717/.729 .720 69/.673 0/2 10/6
39.Santiago# G/S/vP 1/.000 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 0/ /// / 0/ 0/0 0/
3.Sheffield G/S/vP 11/.664 3/.000 9/1.381 8/1.625 ··· 4/2.000 2/.500 2/1.000 509/388 .281/.385/.499/.884 .898/.879 .987 88/.555 20/4 24/0
33.Thames G/S/vP 7/.143 3/.333 ··· 2/3.500 1/2.000 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 202/128 .251/.287/.503/.790 .845/.757 .903 37/.715 2/1 13/1
IP 159.2 57.2 49.0 25.2 13.1 46.0 12.2 43.0 TOTAL .286/.343/.459/.802 .826/.794 .818 68/26 141/84
ERA-K/9 3.16/5.6 1.56/8.0 5.51/8.4 3.16/6.3 2.70/12.2 4.30/8.6 8.53/5.0 1.88/9.2 4.29/6.4

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Rabelo (20-8-3)
 Rodriguez (41-14-6)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 656/.255 209/.187 220/.290 110/.215 61/.288 205/.264 57/.315 170/.190 .270  Granderson
 Ordonez
 Thames
 Raburn
 Sheffield
 Maybin
0/121/0/9
0/0/113/3
21/0/9/1
6/7/7/1
7/0/7/1
3/0/0/0
OPS .676 .496 .755 .675 .779 .752 .944 .540 .742
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 357/.722 79/.578 111/.702 58/.640 23/.540 78/.648 26/.849 67/.299 .733
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 299/.620 130/.446 109/.812 52/.713 38/.908 127/.813 31/1.022 103/.693 .748
Road 305/.685 109/.482 121/.814 50/.493 17/.235 100/.719 20/1.278 70/.599 .742
Last 28d days 144/.551 48/.676 50/.804 25/1.194 37/.812 19/.652 21/.952 48/.493
HR/SB/CS 12/11/4 4/2/3 6/7/2 2/1/1 1/0/1 4/3/2 3/1/0 4/1/1 119/72/32
Usage ·····X·· ·X·o··X· ·X·X·XX· ··o····· ··o···X· ········ ········ ·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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