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Game Preview: CHC @ SFG, 3:35pm, Thursday, August 23, 2007 @AT&T Park

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Chicago Cubs, 65-60, 1st, 1 up

SP: Carlos Zambrano (26, RHP, 14-9, 3.86)

   2007 Gamelogs / 2007 Splits / vs. SFG Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2007 (14-9)           168   143  76  72  77 139 20    3.86      
 2006 (16-7)           214   162  91  81 115 210 20    3.41      
 2005 (14-6)           223.1 170  88  81  86 202 21    3.26      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         4-2  43    35  16  16  23  32  3    3.35   54 
 2007-08-14    CIN   L   7    13   6   6   2   0  0     107   25 
 2007-08-08    HOU   L   5.2   8   7   7   3   6  2     113   28 
 2007-08-03    NYM  ND   5     2   1   1   7   5  1      91   57 
 2007-07-29    CIN   W   7.1   2   0   0   3   6  0     113   77 
 2007-07-24    STL   W   6.1   5   2   2   3   5  0     117   57 
 2007-07-18    SFG   W   5     2   0   0   2   3  0      80   64 
 2007-07-13    HOU   W   6.2   3   0   0   3   7  0     114   72 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.SFG      3-0  34.1  30  10  10  15  23  2    2.62   58 
 2007-07-18    SFG   W   5     2   0   0   2   3  0      80   64 
 2006-05-10    SFG   W   8     5   1   1   5   6  0     110   69 
 2005-09-08    SFG   W   7     6   3   3   3   6  1     125   56 
 2005-07-27    SFG  ND   7.1  11   3   3   4   4  0     120   44 
 2004-05-19    SFG  ND   7     6   3   3   1   4  1      87   56 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   33-31   Road:   32-29   ExtrInn: 2-7 
 vsRHP:  53-41   vsLHP:  12-19   1-Run:  16-19
 vsEast: 15-18   vsCntrl:27-26   vsWest: 15-12 IL: 8-4 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
125 Wed, Aug 22  @SFG  W   4-2 (10)  65-60  1st  1.0 up
124 Tue, Aug 21  @SFG  W   5-1       64-60  1st    Tied
123 Mon, Aug 20   STL  L   4-6       63-60  1st    Tied
122 Sat, Aug 18   STL  W   5-3       63-59  1st  0.5 up
121 Fri, Aug 17   STL  W   2-1       62-59  1st  0.5 up
120 Thu, Aug 16   CIN  W  12-4       61-59  2nd  0.5 gb
119 Wed, Aug 15   CIN  L   9-11      60-59  2nd  1.5 gb
118 Tue, Aug 14   CIN  L   5-6       60-58  2nd  1.5 gb
117 Sun, Aug 12  @COL  L   3-6       60-57  2nd  1.5 gb
116 Sat, Aug 11  @COL  L   2-15      60-56  2nd  1.5 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20: 9-11   Last 30:14-16
San Francisco Giants, 55-72, 5th, 16½ GB, 13 GB in WC

SP: Matt Cain (22, RHP, 5-13, 3.78)

   2007 Gamelogs / 2007 Splits / vs. CHC Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2007 (5-13)           157.1 137  69  66  70 124 10    3.78      
 2006 (13-12)          190.2 157  93  88  87 179 18    4.15      
 2005 (2-1)             46.1  24  12  12  19  30  4    2.33      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         2-3  42.2  36  21  21  16  40  3    4.43   53 
 2007-08-18    FLA   W   7     6   3   3   1   7  2     108   59 
 2007-08-13    PIT   L   7     6   3   3   2   7  0     105   58 
 2007-08-08    WSN   W   6     3   0   0   1   3  0     109   68 
 2007-08-03    SDP  ND   7.1   5   2   2   1  11  0     112   70 
 2007-07-28    FLA  ND   7     6   3   3   2   7  1     121   58 
 2007-07-23    ATL   L   4.1   6   4   4   4   2  0      95   33 
 2007-07-18    CHC   L   4     4   6   6   5   3  0      92   28 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.CHC      2-2  26    17  16  14  10  20  2    4.85   53 
 2007-07-18    CHC   L   4     4   6   6   5   3  0      92   28 
 2006-09-02    CHC   W   7.2   4   1   0   2   7  0     117   74 
 2006-05-10    CHC   L   5.1   7   8   7   2   2  1      87   24 
 2005-09-09    CHC   W   9     2   1   1   1   8  1     105   86 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   27-34   Road:   28-38   ExtrInn: 6-12
 vsRHP:  35-53   vsLHP:  20-19   1-Run:  19-23
 vsEast: 17-15   vsCntrl:14-18   vsWest: 19-29 IL: 5-10

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
127 Wed, Aug 22   CHC  L   2-4 (10)  55-72  5th 16.5 gb
126 Tue, Aug 21   CHC  L   1-5       55-71  5th 15.5 gb
125 Mon, Aug 20  @FLA  W   8-7       55-70  5th 15.5 gb
124 Sun, Aug 19  @FLA  W   6-5       54-70  5th 16.5 gb
123 Sat, Aug 18  @FLA  W   4-3       53-70  5th 17.5 gb
122 Fri, Aug 17  @FLA  W   3-0       52-70  5th 17.5 gb
121 Thu, Aug 16  @ATL  W   9-3       51-70  5th 17.5 gb
120 Wed, Aug 15  @ATL  L   3-6       50-70  5th 17.5 gb
119 Tue, Aug 14  @ATL  L   4-5       50-69  5th 16.5 gb
118 Mon, Aug 13  @PIT  W  10-3       50-68  5th 16.5 gb
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20: 8-12   Last 30:14-16
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Wed, Aug 22, 2007 CHC  4 @SFG  2 (10)   W:Carlos Marmol (3-1), L: Patrick Misch (0-3), S: Ryan Dempster (20)
Tue, Aug 21, 2007 CHC  5 @SFG  1    W:Scott Eyre (1-1), L: Tim Lincecum (7-4), S: none
Thu, Jul 19, 2007 CHC  9  SFG  8    W:Ted Lilly (10-4), L: Matt Morris (7-6), S: Bobby Howry (7)
Wed, Jul 18, 2007 CHC 12  SFG  1    W:Carlos Zambrano (12-7), L: Matt Cain (3-11), S: Sean Gallagher (1)
Tue, Jul 17, 2007 SFG  4 @CHC  2    W:Barry Zito (7-9), L: Carlos Marmol (2-1), S: Brad Hennessey (6)
Mon, Jul 16, 2007 CHC  3  SFG  2    W:Rich Hill (6-6), L: Kevin Correia (1-5), S: Bobby Howry (6)

Sun, Sep 03, 2006 SFG  7 @CHC  4    W:Jason Schmidt (11-8), L: Michael Wuertz (1-1), S: Mike Stanton (5)
Sat, Sep 02, 2006 SFG  4 @CHC  2    W:Matt Cain (11-9), L: Sean Marshall (5-9), S: Mike Stanton (4)
Fri, Sep 01, 2006 CHC  6  SFG  2    W:Rich Hill (4-6), L: Noah Lowry (7-8), S: none
Thu, May 11, 2006 SFG  9  CHC  3    W:Jamey Wright (3-3), L: Sean Marshall (2-1), S: none
Season Series: 2007 - CHC leads 5-1; 2006 - SFG won 4-2; 2005 - CHC won 5-2; All-Time - SFG leads 1106-1037

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  5.95

BAL  4.64

WSN  3.94

RA/G

SDP  3.89

COL  4.75

TBD  6.02

BA

M. Ordonez  .351

G. Dobbs  .290

R. Langerhans  .153

OBP

B. Bonds  .490

A. Iwamura  .361

J. Hairston  .253

SLG

R. Braun  .651

C. Guzman  .468

N. Punto  .259

OPS

B. Bonds  1.076

W. Harris  .827

R. Langerhans  .535

ERA

C. Young  2.12

C. Wang  4.10

A. Eaton  6.36

K/9IP

E. Bedard  11.15

C. James  6.40

S. Trachsel  2.97

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Chicago Cubs Batters (4.67 RS/G) vs. San Francisco Giants Pitchers (4.41 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 18.Cain
G/S/vB
52.Atchison
G/S/vB
31.Chulk
G/S/vB
32.Correia
G/S/vB
41.Hennessey
G/S/vB
34.Kline*
G/S/vB
71.Misch*
G/S/vB
37.Taschner*
G/S/vB
38.Wilson
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
24.Blanco G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· 4/1.750 2/2.500 ··· ··· ··· 39/23 .194/.231/.250/.481 .192/.685 .361 / 0/0 0/0
7.DeRosa G/S/vP 2/2.000 1/.000 2/1.000 2/.000 2/.000 3/1.666 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· 428/308 .291/.365/.424/.789 .786/.790 .798 94/.774 0/2 8/8
15.Floyd* G/S/vP 8/.625 ··· ··· 4/.833 1/2.000 17/.236 1/3.000 ··· ··· 247/219 .290/.364/.380/.744 .845/.732 .758 49/.765 0/0 4/0
17.Fontenot* G/S/vP 2/.500 ··· 1/.000 2/1.000 ··· 1/2.000 1/no AB 1/no AB ··· 216/163 .281/.335/.418/.753 .590/.805 .619 72/.510 5/3 3/8
9.Fox G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 12/4 .182/.250/.364/.614 .946/.000 .000 11/.673 0/0 0/0
11.Jones* G/S/vP 8/1.500 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 4/3.000 1/no AB 2/.000 ··· 372/315 .269/.327/.396/.723 .795/.711 .719 97/.921 5/2 5/4
18.Kendall G/S/vP 13/.658 1/.000 4/.583 3/.333 3/.666 21/.818 ··· 2/.000 ··· 415/297 .243/.299/.312/.611 .510/.651 .689 86/.952 3/2 3/6
25.Lee G/S/vP 7/1.000 ··· 3/.000 2/1.500 7/1.571 4/.500 ··· ··· ··· 497/397 .316/.406/.499/.905 .990/.884 .741 115/.832 5/4 14/3
19.Murton G/S/vP 4/.833 ··· 1/no AB ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 198/129 .253/.328/.371/.699 .652/.725 .889 65/.764 1/0 4/3
20.Pie* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 170/136 .217/.266/.344/.610 .268/.700 .625 18/.556 6/1 2/0
16.Ramirez G/S/vP 6/.833 ··· 4/1.250 1/.000 5/2.050 12/1.083 ··· ··· ··· 408/321 .316/.365/.551/.916 1.081/.870 .850 76/.912 0/0 18/6
2.Theriot G/S/vP 3/.333 ··· 2/1.000 2/1.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 1/no AB ··· 447/342 .290/.351/.378/.728 .894/.679 .674 115/.810 22/4 3/8
32.Ward* G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· 2/1.500 ··· 4/2.500 9/.730 2/1.000 1/no AB 1/2.000 96/86 .325/.427/.513/.940 .775/.958 .823 17/1.059 0/0 2/1
IP 157.1 11.2 51.2 60.0 52.0 39.1 22.0 44.0 6.0 TOTAL .269/.330/.411/.741 .728/.745 .724 73/26 102/75
ERA-K/9 3.78/7.1 6.17/5.4 3.66/6.8 3.90/7.3 3.29/5.5 4.58/3.7 3.68/6.5 5.11/9.0 0.00/7.5 4.11/6.5

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Blanco (5-1-2)
 Kendall (92-17-9)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 662/.237 54/.320 217/.260 268/.258 213/.253 185/.301 90/.272 195/.219 20/.118 .256  Jones
 Murton
 DeRosa
 Pie
 Theriot
 Floyd
 Ward
 Kendall
 Fox
2/53/50/6
23/1/27/2
0/0/20/1
1/55/0/1
4/0/2/0
14/0/47/0
1/0/6/0
2/0/0/0
0/0/2/0
OPS .685 .950 .708 .747 .696 .766 .779 .699 .426 .731
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 316/.736 20/.744 75/.780 100/.717 86/.723 81/.773 25/.544 81/.838 7/.821 .752
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 346/.639 34/1.068 142/.671 168/.764 127/.679 104/.761 65/.871 114/.600 13/.231 .720
Home 315/.721 14/.599 110/.707 117/.717 137/.731 103/.859 38/.969 91/.534 4/.750 .740
Last 28d days 134/.626 38/1.117 54/.671 69/.753 45/.675 43/.864 57/.780 50/.757 20/.426
HR/SB/CS 10/8/4 3/1/0 3/2/1 6/7/2 4/4/1 2/2/2 2/1/1 4/3/0 0/0/0 97/67/23
Usage ····X··· ··XX···o ··oo···X ··oX···· ·o·XoX·· ·oo····· ···o··X· ··X····o ··X·ooX·
San Francisco Giants Batters (4.27 RS/G) vs. Chicago Cubs Pitchers (4.26 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 38.Zambrano
G/S/vB
46.Dempster
G/S/vB
47.Eyre*
G/S/vB
62.Howry
G/S/vB
49.Marmol
G/S/vB
63.Pignatiello*
G/S/vB
34.Wood
G/S/vB
43.Wuertz
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
IP 168.0 49.2 40.1 61.1 50.1 1.1 6.2 57.0 TOTAL .252/.323/.385/.708 .692/.715 .699 80/26 102/72
ERA-K/9 3.86/7.4 3.26/7.8 5.36/7.8 3.96/7.3 1.61/12.3 6.75/13.8 4.05/6.7 3.63/8.7 4.03/7.3

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Feliz (1-0-0)
 Molina (47-15-12)
 Rodriguez (10-4-3)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 713/.231 201/.203 195/.317 258/.261 200/.185 6/.333 29/.208 248/.243 .245  Roberts
 Winn
 Frandsen
 Davis
 Bonds
 Lowry
 Ortmeier
 Klesko
 Feliz
5/76/0/5
9/32/82/3
10/0/3/1
7/28/1/1
94/0/0/0
0/0/1/0
15/1/11/0
2/0/1/0
2/0/1/0
OPS .707 .569 .916 .713 .523 1.167 .655 .716 .722
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 361/.839 88/.699 65/.895 113/.632 71/.696 4/1.750 8/.619 78/.741 .755
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 352/.572 113/.471 130/.924 145/.774 129/.433 2/.000 21/.667 170/.704 .704
Road 366/.697 90/.558 74/1.021 111/.674 82/.527 / 19/.888 100/.646 .710
Last 28d days 114/.793 57/.742 40/.719 49/.671 56/.534 6/1.167 29/.655 58/.765
HR/SB/CS 20/2/1 1/7/0 3/7/1 7/2/0 2/6/0 1/0/0 0/0/0 7/5/0 134/86/15
Usage ········ ·o··ooo· ·o··o·o· ····oX·X ····X··X ··o·o·X· ··o····o ··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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