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Game Preview: MIL @ CHC, 2:20pm, Thursday, April 3, 2008 @Wrigley Field

Milwaukee Brewers, 2-0, 1st, 1 up

SP: David Bush (28, RHP, 0-0, undef)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. CHC Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2007 (12-10)          186.1 217 110 106  44 134 27    5.12      
 2006 (12-11)          210   201 111 103  38 166 26    4.41      
 2005 (5-11)           136.1 142  73  68  29  75 20    4.49      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         2-1  36.2  47  26  24   9  22  5    5.89   43 
 2007-09-29    SDP  ND   6.2  10   3   3   1   3  1      87   44 
 2007-09-24    STL   W   6.2   9   5   3   2   4  1     107   42 
 2007-09-19    HOU  ND   6     4   1   1   0   3  1      78   63 
 2007-09-12    PIT  ND   4     5   4   4   2   2  0      75   36 
 2007-09-07    CIN   L   1     9   8   8   0   1  1      40    4 
 2007-09-01    PIT   W   6     4   1   1   3   5  0     101   62 
 2007-08-26    SFG  ND   6.1   6   4   4   1   4  1      76   48 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.CHC      1-3  34    27  18  18   5  26  2    4.76   55 
 2007-07-01    CHC   L   6     6   4   4   2   5  0      98   47 
 2007-06-04    CHC   L   6     7   4   4   1   3  0      92   44 
 2007-04-06    CHC   L   6     8   6   6   1   7  1      96   38 
 2006-09-27    CHC  ND   8     3   1   1   0   5  0      91   77 
 2006-08-09    CHC   W   8     3   3   3   1   6  1     103   69 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    0-0    Road:    2-0    ExtrInn: 1-0 
 vsRHP:   1-0    vsLHP:   1-0    1-Run:   1-0 
 vsEast:  0-0    vsCntrl: 2-0    vsWest:  0-0  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
  2 Wed, Apr  2  @CHC  W   8-2        2-0   1st  1.0 up
  1 Mon, Mar 31  @CHC  W   4-3 (10)   1-0   1st    Tied
 Last 10: 2-0    Last 20: 2-0    Last 30: 2-0 
Chicago Cubs, 0-2, 6th, 2 GB, 1½ GB in WC

SP: Ryan Dempster (31, RHP, 0-0, undef)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. MIL Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2007 (2-7)             66.2  59  36  35  30  55  8    4.73      
 2006 (1-9)             75    77  47  40  36  67  5    4.80      
 2005 (5-3)             92    83  35  32  49  89  4    3.13      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         1-3  39.1  45  26  23  26  40  3    5.26   45 
 2005-05-04    MIL  ND   6.2   6   3   3   5   6  1     107   51 
 2005-04-27    CIN  ND   5.1   8   6   6   5   7  1      97   30 
 2005-04-21    STL   L   6     4   1   1   3   4  0      95   61 
 2005-04-16    PIT   W   6     6   3   3   3   5  1     107   50 
 2005-04-11    SDP   L   6     4   1   0   3   7  0     105   66 
 2005-04-06    ARI   L   3.2   9   7   7   3   7  0      82   19 
 2003-07-28    PHI  ND   5.2   8   5   3   4   4  0     112   37 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.MIL      2-1  35.1  31  14  12  16  35  3    3.06   58 
 2005-05-04    MIL  ND   6.2   6   3   3   5   6  1     107   51 
 2003-07-11    MIL   W   7     8   1   1   2   7  0     107   62 
 2003-05-16    MIL   L   5     7   5   4   3   5  0      91   37 
 2002-08-30    MIL  ND   7.2   7   4   4   2   9  2     122   56 
 2001-07-31    MIL   W   9     3   1   0   4   8  0     108   83 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    0-2    Road:    0-0    ExtrInn: 0-1 
 vsRHP:   0-2    vsLHP:   0-0    1-Run:   0-1 
 vsEast:  0-0    vsCntrl: 0-2    vsWest:  0-0  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
  2 Wed, Apr  2   MIL  L   2-8        0-2   6th  2.0 gb
  1 Mon, Mar 31   MIL  L   3-4 (10)   0-1   3rd  1.0 gb
 Last 10: 0-2    Last 20: 0-2    Last 30: 0-2 
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Wed, Apr 02, 2008 MIL  8 @CHC  2        W:Jeff Suppan (1-0), L: Ted Lilly (0-1), S: none
Mon, Mar 31, 2008 MIL  4 @CHC  3 (10)   W:Eric Gagne (1-0), L: Bobby Howry (0-1), S: David Riske (1)

Thu, Aug 30, 2007 CHC  5  MIL  4        W:Carlos Marmol , L: Chris Capuano , S: Ryan Dempster 
Wed, Aug 29, 2007 MIL  6 @CHC  1        W:Ben Sheets , L: Carlos Zambrano , S: none
Tue, Aug 28, 2007 CHC  5  MIL  3        W:Rich Hill , L: Scott Linebrink , S: Ryan Dempster 
Sun, Jul 01, 2007 CHC  5  MIL  1        W:Jason Marquis , L: David Bush , S: none
Sat, Jun 30, 2007 MIL 13 @CHC  4        W:Ben Sheets , L: Sean Marshall , S: none
Fri, Jun 29, 2007 CHC  6  MIL  5        W:Bobby Howry , L: Francisco Cordero , S: none
Wed, Jun 06, 2007 CHC  6 @MIL  2        W:Carlos Zambrano , L: Jeff Suppan , S: none
Tue, Jun 05, 2007 MIL  7  CHC  5        W:Claudio Vargas , L: Ted Lilly , S: Francisco Cordero 
Season Series: 2008 - MIL leads 2-0; 2007 - CHC won 9-6; 2006 - Tied 8-8; All-Time - CHC leads 79-77

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

For the 2007 season

Stat

Best

Middle

Worst

RS/G

NYY  5.98

BAL  4.67

WSN  4.15

RA/G

BOS  4.06

KCR  4.80

TBD  5.83

BA

M. Ordonez  .363

J. Pierre  .293

J. LaRue  .148

OBP

B. Bonds  .480

G. Atkins  .367

J. LaRue  .240

SLG

C. Ross  .653

R. Ludwick  .479

A. Gonzalez  .249

OPS

A. Rodriguez  1.067

T. Glaus  .839

J. LaRue  .512

ERA

J. Peavy  2.54

A. Pettitte  4.05

S. Olsen  5.81

K/9IP

E. Bedard  10.93

G. Meche  6.50

A. Cook  3.31

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NOTE: Team stats shown are for the 2008 season. Player Stats for the 2007 season. We will switch to 2008 stats on May 1st.

Milwaukee Brewers Batters (6.00 RS/G) vs. Chicago Cubs Pitchers (6.00 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 46.Dempster
G/S/vB
22.Hart
G/S/vB
53.Hill*
G/S/vB
62.Howry
G/S/vB
32.Lieber
G/S/vB
49.Marmol
G/S/vB
21.Marquis
G/S/vB
63.Pignatiello*
G/S/vB
34.Wood
G/S/vB
43.Wuertz
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
8.Braun G/S/vP 2/.000 1/2.000 5/.800 5/.000 ··· 3/.333 6/.666 ··· 1/2.000 4/2.750 492/364 .324/.370/.634/1.004 1.480/.845 .966 / 15/5 34/26
30.Counsell* G/S/vP 11/.282 ··· ··· 2/1.500 17/.651 1/.000 29/1.014 ··· 16/.742 7/.971 334/274 .220/.323/.309/.632 .533/.653 .688 / 4/2 3/2
27.Dillon G/S/vP 1/3.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/3.000 ··· ··· 82/60 .342/.390/.500/.890 1.414/.714 .993 / 0/0 0/0
28.Fielder* G/S/vP 5/.200 ··· 11/.773 6/1.000 ··· 11/.495 13/.731 1/no AB 1/no AB 6/.334 681/464 .288/.395/.618/1.013 .834/1.100 .942 / 2/2 50/14
14.Gross* G/S/vP 5/.250 ··· ··· 3/.000 6/.000 6/.834 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 210/195 .235/.329/.437/.766 .424/.788 .663 / 3/1 7/2
22.Gwynn* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 3/.833 ··· 1/no AB 2/1.000 ··· 1/no AB ··· 135/115 .260/.326/.317/.643 .666/.639 .650 / 8/1 0/1
2.Hall G/S/vP 9/.666 1/.000 16/.606 4/1.250 ··· 12/.531 15/1.043 ··· 14/1.203 8/.125 503/339 .254/.315/.425/.740 .795/.713 .694 / 4/5 14/9
7.Hardy G/S/vP 7/.000 1/.000 11/1.212 5/.400 3/.000 5/.600 17/.728 ··· 6/.333 10/.200 638/471 .277/.323/.463/.786 .950/.729 .769 / 2/3 26/13
1.Hart G/S/vP 4/.250 1/no AB 13/.731 6/.750 ··· 3/.000 8/1.125 ··· 1/3.000 6/.533 566/380 .295/.353/.539/.892 1.032/.824 .832 / 23/7 24/3
33.Kapler G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 9/1.181 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 / /// / / / /
18.Kendall G/S/vP 34/1.126 1/no AB ··· 7/.500 28/.619 1/.000 19/.757 1/2.000 39/.412 4/1.500 514/375 .242/.301/.309/.610 .523/.642 .665 / 3/4 3/9
11.Rivera G/S/vP 3/1.666 ··· 3/.000 4/.000 ··· ··· 1/3.000 ··· 3/.666 ··· 15/13 .231/.286/.692/.978 2.500/.705 1.167 / 0/0 2/0
23.Weeks G/S/vP 8/.250 1/.000 15/.500 10/.200 4/.500 8/.542 10/1.071 1/.000 5/.400 7/1.133 506/347 .235/.374/.433/.807 .849/.787 .853 / 25/2 16/13
IP 66.2 11.0 195.0 81.1 78.0 69.1 191.2 2.0 24.1 72.1 TOTAL /// / / /0
ERA-K/9 4.73/7.4 0.82/10.6 3.92/8.4 3.32/8.0 4.73/6.2 1.43/12.5 4.60/5.1 4.50/13.5 3.33/8.9 3.48/9.8 0.00/0.0

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Kendall (111-20-12)
 Rivera (2-1-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 282/.240 42/.189 812/.235 336/.245 342/.293 285/.169 846/.256 8/.375 101/.207 312/.234  Hall
 Hart
 Gross
 Dillon
 Gwynn
 Kendall
0/130/0/5
0/34/113/4
3/5/45/3
8/0/1/1
4/27/10/1
2/0/0/0
OPS .717 .566 .699 .670 .785 .508 .744 1.125 .609 .712
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 130/.813 14/.071 170/.573 144/.566 161/.836 106/.616 373/.828 6/1.500 32/.443 93/.707
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 152/.636 28/.829 642/.732 192/.746 181/.741 179/.445 473/.679 2/.000 69/.683 219/.714
Home 148/.716 21/.460 370/.747 180/.706 177/.866 143/.503 442/.713 6/1.167 47/.410 187/.742
Last 28d days / / / / / / / / / /
HR/SB/CS 8/9/0 0/1/0 27/23/5 8/2/0 7/2/0 3/9/0 22/20/2 1/0/1 0/0/1 8/7/1 //
Usage X······· X·o····· ··o····· X······· ··X····· X·······

NOTE: Team stats shown are for the 2008 season. Player Stats for the 2007 season. We will switch to 2008 stats on May 1st.

Chicago Cubs Batters (2.50 RS/G) vs. Milwaukee Brewers Pitchers (2.50 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 31.Bush
G/S/vB
38.Gagne
G/S/vB
73.McClung
G/S/vB
58.Mota
G/S/vB
43.Parra*
G/S/vB
54.Riske
G/S/vB
51.Shouse*
G/S/vB
16.Torres
G/S/vB
59.Turnbow
G/S/vB
12.Villanueva
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
24.Blanco G/S/vP 9/.000 ··· ··· 3/.666 ··· 1/no AB 1/.000 7/.572 1/3.000 3/1.334 58/36 .167/.193/.222/.415 .145/.574 .422 / 0/0 0/0
5.Cedeno G/S/vP 15/.629 ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 3/.000 4/.500 3/.666 3/.000 80/46 .203/.231/.392/.623 .382/.823 .622 / 2/1 4/2
7.DeRosa G/S/vP 9/1.000 5/1.000 3/2.000 ··· 2/1.000 3/.000 1/.000 5/.200 6/1.100 2/.500 574/410 .293/.371/.420/.792 .745/.810 .815 / 1/2 10/11
17.Fontenot* G/S/vP 3/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· 1/2.000 260/201 .278/.336/.402/.738 .586/.781 .861 / 5/4 3/8
1.Fukudome* G/S/vP ··· 1/5.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· / /// / / / /
9.Johnson G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 6/1.133 ··· ··· 6/.333 ··· 1/.000 2/.500 ··· 307/222 .236/.305/.320/.625 .913/.513 .618 / 4/2 2/0
25.Lee G/S/vP 16/.563 8/.500 ··· 14/.453 2/.000 5/1.400 2/1.500 19/.812 12/.817 3/.000 650/509 .317/.400/.513/.913 1.015/.885 1.081 / 6/5 22/7
20.Pie* G/S/vP 3/.666 2/2.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/1.000 1/.000 4/1.167 194/156 .215/.271/.333/.604 .269/.689 .556 / 8/1 2/0
16.Ramirez G/S/vP 21/1.013 16/1.071 1/.000 9/.555 2/no AB 4/.000 1/.000 20/.713 9/.958 4/.500 558/431 .310/.366/.549/.915 1.220/.826 1.046 / 0/0 26/10
12.Soriano G/S/vP 18/.777 ··· 10/.322 7/.714 2/.000 6/.000 1/.000 7/1.571 1/no AB 8/.000 617/481 .299/.337/.560/.897 .825/.917 .794 / 19/6 33/6
18.Soto G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· 60/30 .389/.433/.667/1.100 1.096/1.104 .962 / 0/0 3/0
2.Theriot G/S/vP 7/1.143 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 2/.000 1/.000 1/2.000 4/.833 2/1.000 6/.733 597/456 .266/.326/.346/.672 .797/.634 .729 / 28/4 3/11
33.Ward* G/S/vP ··· 6/1.000 ··· 3/.333 ··· 1/no AB 1/.000 3/.000 6/.167 1/no AB 133/123 .327/.436/.527/.963 .775/.978 1.026 / 0/0 3/1
IP 186.1 52.0 12.0 59.1 26.1 69.2 47.2 52.2 68.0 114.1 TOTAL /// / / /2
ERA-K/9 5.12/6.5 3.81/8.8 3.75/8.2 5.76/7.1 3.76/8.9 2.45/6.7 3.02/6.0 5.47/7.7 4.63/11.1 3.94/7.8 0.00/0.0

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Blanco (8-3-2)
 Soto (10-4-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 810/.290 222/.245 51/.250 261/.264 116/.255 289/.240 201/.257 231/.277 292/.183 489/.236  Soriano
 Johnson
 DeRosa
 Ward
 Pie
 Theriot
122/12/0/19
70/1/8/3
1/0/22/1
1/0/10/1
2/80/0/1
4/0/2/0
OPS .815 .670 .697 .747 .676 .706 .616 .761 .582 .740
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 354/.712 107/.575 17/.853 105/.667 24/.513 113/.613 93/.526 91/.814 111/.597 199/.793
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 456/.893 115/.760 34/.609 156/.802 92/.720 176/.766 108/.695 140/.728 181/.572 290/.704
Road 385/.848 97/.617 32/.875 134/.779 61/.667 144/.777 106/.677 106/.639 137/.581 242/.770
Last 28d days / / / / / / / / / /
HR/SB/CS 27/15/7 3/1/0 0/0/0 8/9/0 1/0/0 8/4/1 0/6/2 7/2/1 4/3/3 16/6/3 //
Usage ··X····· ··X····· X·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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