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Game Preview: DET @ ARI, 4:10pm, Sunday, May 18, 2008 @Chase Field

Detroit Tigers, 17-26, 5th, 5½ GB, 5½ GB in WC

SP: Nate Robertson (30, LHP, 1-4, 6.04)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. ARI Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2008 (1-4)             47.2  62  32  32  11  33  6    6.04      
 2007 (9-13)           177.2 199  98  94  63 119 22    4.76      
 2006 (13-13)          208.2 206  98  89  67 137 29    3.84      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         1-4  42.2  55  27  27   9  28  5    5.70   44 
 2008-05-13   @KCR  ND   7    10   2   2   0   2  0      82   51 
 2008-05-06    BOS   L   6.1  10   4   4   2   4  1     109   39 
 2008-05-01   @NYY   W   5.2   7   4   4   2   3  1     106   40 
 2008-04-25    LAA   L   7     6   4   4   1   3  1      89   51 
 2008-04-20   @TOR   L   5     8   5   5   1   5  1      93   35 
 2008-04-15    MIN  ND   6.1   6   4   4   1   5  1      94   49 
 2008-04-10   @BOS   L   5.1   8   4   4   2   6  0     107   40 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.ARI      0-0   6.2   4   1   1   4   5  0    1.35   63 
 2005-05-21    ARI  ND   6.2   4   1   1   4   5  0     100   63 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    8-12   Road:    9-14   ExtrInn: 0-1 
 vsRHP:  12-25   vsLHP:   5-1    1-Run:   4-6 
 vsEast:  8-8    vsCntrl: 4-15   vsWest:  4-2  IL: 1-1 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 43 Sat, May 17  @ARI  W   3-2       17-26  5th  5.5 gb
 42 Fri, May 16  @ARI  L   3-4       16-26  5th  6.0 gb
 41 Thu, May 15  @KCR  L   4-8       16-25  5th  6.0 gb
 40 Wed, May 14  @KCR  L   0-2       16-24  5th  5.0 gb
 39 Tue, May 13  @KCR  L   2-3       16-23  5th  4.5 gb
 38 Sat, May 10   NYY  L   2-5       16-22  4th  3.5 gb
 37 Fri, May  9   NYY  W   6-5       16-21  4th  3.5 gb
 36 Thu, May  8   BOS  L   1-5       15-21  5th  3.5 gb
 35 Wed, May  7   BOS  W  10-9       15-20  5th  3.5 gb
 34 Tue, May  6   BOS  L   0-5       14-20  5th  3.5 gb
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 7-13   Last 30:14-16
Arizona Diamondbacks, 27-16, 1st, 4½ up

SP: Randy Johnson (44, LHP, 3-1, 5.40)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. DET Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2008 (3-1)             31.2  36  24  19  11  32  5    5.40      
 2007 (4-3)             56.2  52  26  24  13  72  7    3.81      
 2006 (17-11)          205   194 125 114  60 172 28    5.00      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         3-2  34.2  42  28  22  13  34  6    5.71   44 
 2008-05-13    COL   W   5     9   4   4   0   4  1      90   37 
 2008-05-06    PHI   W   6     6   4   4   2   6  2      97   48 
 2008-04-30    HOU  ND   4     9   6   6   0   2  1      73   22 
 2008-04-25   @SDP   W   6     3   1   1   2   7  0      94   67 
 2008-04-20    SDP   L   5.2   6   6   4   3   6  1     104   40 
 2008-04-14   @SFG  ND   5     3   3   0   4   7  0      90   58 
 2007-06-28    LAD   L   3     6   4   3   2   2  1      70   33 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.DET      4-1  33    30  18  17  12  38  5    4.64   54 
 2006-08-31    DET   W   8     4   4   4   1   8  3     106   65 
 2006-05-29   @DET   W   6     2   0   0   3   4  0      91   69 
 2005-07-01   @DET   L   5     9   7   7   1   2  2      80   22 
 2002-06-15    DET   W   7     7   1   0   2  13  0     107   72 
 1998-05-03    DET   W   7     8   6   6   5  11  0     142   43 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   18-8    Road:    9-8    ExtrInn: 1-1 
 vsRHP:  17-11   vsLHP:  10-5    1-Run:   6-6 
 vsEast:  3-4    vsCntrl: 3-6    vsWest: 20-5  IL: 1-1 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 43 Sat, May 17   DET  L   2-3       27-16  1st  4.5 up
 42 Fri, May 16   DET  W   4-3       27-15  1st  5.5 up
 41 Thu, May 15   COL  W   8-5       26-15  1st  4.5 up
 40 Wed, May 14   COL  W   4-3       25-15  1st  4.5 up
 39 Tue, May 13   COL  W   8-4       24-15  1st  4.5 up
 38 Sun, May 11  @CHC  L   4-6       23-15  1st  3.5 up
 37 Sat, May 10  @CHC  L   2-7       23-14  1st  3.5 up
 36 Fri, May  9  @CHC  L   1-3       23-13  1st  3.5 up
 35 Thu, May  8   PHI  W   8-3       23-12  1st  3.5 up
 34 Wed, May  7   PHI  L   4-5       22-12  1st  3.0 up
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:18-12
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sat, May 17, 2008 DET  3 @ARI  2        W:Armando Galarraga (3-1), L: Max Scherzer (0-2), S: Todd Jones (6)
Fri, May 16, 2008 ARI  4  DET  3        W:Danny Haren (5-2), L: Zach Miner (1-3), S: Tony Pena (1)

Sun, Jun 26, 2005 ARI 13  DET  7        W:Claudio Vargas (2-4), L: Jeremy Bonderman (9-5), S: none
Sat, Jun 25, 2005 DET  5 @ARI  1        W:Sean Douglass (1-0), L: Javier Vazquez (7-6), S: none
Fri, Jun 24, 2005 ARI  2  DET  1        W:Shawn Estes (6-5), L: Mike Maroth (5-8), S: Brian Bruney (8)
Sun, May 22, 2005 ARI  1 @DET  0        W:Javier Vazquez (5-3), L: Jason Johnson (2-4), S: none
Sat, May 21, 2005 DET  3  ARI  2 (11)   W:Franklyn German (2-0), L: Brian Bruney (0-2), S: none
Fri, May 20, 2005 ARI  6 @DET  2        W:Brandon Webb (6-0), L: Jamie Walker (2-2), S: Brian Bruney (4)
Sun, Jun 27, 2004 DET  9  ARI  5        W:Jamie Walker (1-2), L: Brandon Villafuerte (0-2), S: none
Sat, Jun 26, 2004 DET  7  ARI  6        W:Ugueth Urbina (3-2), L: Brandon Villafuerte (0-1), S: none
Season Series: 2008 - Tied 1-1; 2007 -  0-0; 2006 -  0-0; All-Time - ARI leads 12-8

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 2008 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

CHC  5.84

OAK  4.45

SDP  3.36

RA/G

CLE  3.51

BOS  4.49

TEX  5.43

BA

L. Berkman  .399

  

R. Howard  .184

OBP

A. Pujols  .490

  

R. Zimmerman  .276

SLG

L. Berkman  .816

  

O. Cabrera  .262

OPS

L. Berkman  1.295

  

O. Cabrera  .543

ERA

C. Lee  .67

M. Cain  4.17

K. Rogers  6.65

K/9IP

E. Volquez  10.62

J. Weaver  6.20

J. Garland  2.01

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Detroit Tigers Batters (4.47 RS/G) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks Pitchers (4.23 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 51.Johnson*
G/S/vB
37.Cruz
G/S/vB
38.Lyon
G/S/vB
52.Medders
G/S/vB
56.Pena
G/S/vB
50.Qualls
G/S/vB
45.Slaten*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
24.Cabrera G/S/vP 9/.777 5/.400 2/2.000 3/1.667 4/2.000 5/.700 ··· 180/157 .271/.361/.465/.826 1.010/.797 .879 107/.824 1/0 7/
28.Granderson* G/S/vP 3/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/2.000 97/92 .235/.320/.471/.790 .400/.814 .877 97/.790 2/1 5/
9.Guillen# G/S/vP 9/.555 1/.000 4/2.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 163/133 .284/.364/.426/.790 .644/.827 .664 95/.552 3/0 3/
15.Inge G/S/vP 11/.878 1/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 112/96 .228/.336/.380/.717 .277/.788 .533 52/.521 1/1 3/
20.Joyce* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/5.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 34/33 .267/.324/.667/.990 .000/1.023 1.200 34/.990 0/0 4/
30.Ordonez G/S/vP 10/1.000 3/1.667 1/2.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 181/158 .315/.381/.494/.875 1.065/.847 .742 106/.923 0/1 6/
14.Polanco G/S/vP 39/.871 8/.393 ··· ··· ··· 1/5.000 ··· 152/129 .265/.338/.360/.698 .935/.659 .852 87/.860 2/0 2/
25.Raburn G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· 31/26 .269/.387/.462/.849 .800/.861 .664 21/.722 0/0 1/
8.Renteria G/S/vP 57/.854 25/.553 6/.533 2/.500 1/.000 4/.833 ··· 162/140 .255/.286/.346/.632 1.255/.537 .726 85/.522 1/0 3/
7.Rodriguez G/S/vP 76/.618 3/.333 2/1.000 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 148/121 .265/.308/.390/.698 .605/.719 .627 82/.712 3/0 1/
39.Santiago# G/S/vP 4/1.000 1/no AB 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 39/35 .344/.447/.625/1.072 1.250/1.048 1.099 26/1.067 0/0 1/
3.Sheffield G/S/vP 47/.533 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 131/110 .190/.351/.305/.656 .449/.698 .591 65/.640 3/0 2/
33.Thames G/S/vP 10/1.189 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 59/42 .236/.288/.345/.634 1.020/.487 .671 27/.756 0/0 2/
IP 31.2 18.1 19.0 19.2 20.0 22.0 13.2 TOTAL .258/.336/.406/.742 .819/.730 .712 .738 18/4 41/29
ERA-K/9 5.40/9.1 2.45/12.3 1.89/6.2 4.58/3.7 4.50/6.8 2.86/9.8 2.63/3.3 3.63/7.3

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Inge (3-0-2)
 Rodriguez (14-9-2)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 145/.286 78/.167 77/.243 88/.236 85/.266 96/.222 58/.200 .237  Inge
 Ordonez
 Granderson
 Sheffield
 Thames
 Raburn
 Joyce
1/10/0/2
0/0/40/1
0/22/0/0
6/0/0/0
10/0/6/0
10/1/2/0
7/0/1/0
OPS .855 .667 .611 .720 .710 .580 .633 .673
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 20/.292 33/.614 34/.447 35/.907 39/.740 49/.485 23/.445 .648
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 125/.937 45/.702 43/.742 53/.600 46/.683 47/.681 35/.771 .691
Home 99/.999 38/.680 44/.488 56/.683 52/.695 53/.612 36/.644 .696
Last 28d days 123/.890 46/.731 47/.456 58/.776 54/.592 57/.667 45/.552
HR/SB/CS 5/4/0 2/3/1 2/1/0 2/5/1 1/1/0 0/1/0 1/0/0 33/29/5
Usage ····X··· XX··o·X· ··Xoo··· X·o····X ·X·Xo·X· ··oXo··X o·oo···o
Arizona Diamondbacks Batters (5.44 RS/G) vs. Detroit Tigers Pitchers (5.30 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 29.Robertson*
G/S/vB
41.Cruceta
G/S/vB
34.Dolsi
G/S/vB
59.Jones
G/S/vB
45.Lopez
G/S/vB
31.Miner
G/S/vB
50.Rapada*
G/S/vB
44.Seay*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
2.Burke G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 3/1.667 ··· 2/.500 68/40 .179/.294/.196/.491 .460/.512 .675 37/.593 2/0 0/
22.Byrnes G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 2/.000 1/2.000 1/no AB 1/2.000 172/117 .222/.285/.380/.665 .735/.632 .697 92/.423 4/2 4/
6.Drew* G/S/vP ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 162/114 .288/.342/.534/.876 .907/.860 .978 98/.885 1/0 5/
7.Hammock G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 24/14 .190/.292/.238/.530 .633/.452 .633 9/.333 0/0 0/
1.Hudson# G/S/vP 7/.000 1/.000 ··· 3/.333 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 153/99 .296/.364/.467/.831 .897/.794 .913 77/.958 2/0 3/
34.Jackson G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 160/110 .312/.400/.522/.922 1.075/.855 .932 100/.797 3/0 5/
26.Montero* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 39/30 .343/.410/.457/.867 .778/.895 .955 39/.867 0/0 0/
11.Ojeda# G/S/vP ··· 2/no AB ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 54/41 .354/.407/.458/.866 .962/.835 .977 45/.836 0/0 0/
27.Reynolds G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 167/113 .219/.311/.397/.709 .752/.688 .807 98/.528 4/0 7/
12.Salazar* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 50/44 .273/.360/.500/.860 .333/.939 .762 35/.762 0/1 2/
19.Snyder G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· 122/83 .267/.369/.465/.834 .888/.806 .968 66/.990 0/0 3/
10.Upton G/S/vP ··· 1/no AB ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· ··· 173/121 .320/.405/.531/.935 .919/.941 1.090 100/.805 0/2 6/
24.Young G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· ··· 195/136 .253/.349/.476/.825 1.073/.722 .772 114/.793 3/0 9/
IP 47.2 8.2 4.1 16.0 25.1 21.0 9.2 14.0 TOTAL .267/.346/.445/.791 .840/.768 .858 .744 19/5 45/29
ERA-K/9 6.04/6.2 2.08/8.3 2.08/8.4 4.50/3.4 1.78/6.8 8.14/5.6 0.93/7.4 1.93/7.1 4.99/5.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Hammock (6-1-0)
 Montero (6-0-0)
 Snyder (17-4-2)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 212/.313 35/.200 21/.278 72/.238 98/.245 99/.298 38/.206 59/.264 .266  Upton
 Young
 Salazar
 Burke
 Byrnes
0/0/42/3
0/41/0/2
8/2/3/2
2/0/0/0
38/1/0/0
OPS .855 .648 .881 .746 .606 .834 .506 .643 .769
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 64/.949 16/.527 7/1.238 35/.952 37/.730 44/.660 23/.604 34/.678 .782
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 148/.814 19/.753 14/.702 37/.564 61/.528 55/.977 15/.354 25/.593 .760
Road 104/.844 20/.535 5/.400 32/.651 45/.731 50/1.136 26/.462 27/.576 .751
Last 28d days 137/.841 35/.648 21/.881 42/.871 49/.670 53/.514 27/.651 40/.658
HR/SB/CS 6/3/1 1/1/0 1/0/0 2/1/0 1/1/0 2/2/0 0/0/0 0/0/1 38/17/9
Usage ····X··· oo··X··X ···X···· o·X····· o·X····· ·o······ o··o···· ·oX····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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