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Game Preview: SFG @ CHC, 2:20pm, Friday, July 11, 2008 @Wrigley Field

San Francisco Giants, 39-53, 3rd, 7 GB, 12 GB in WC

SP: Matt Cain (23, RHP, 5-7, 4.30)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. CHC Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2008 (5-7)            119.1 109  59  57  50 112 12    4.30      
 2007 (7-16)           200   173  84  81  79 163 14    3.65      
 2006 (13-12)          190.2 157  93  88  87 179 18    4.15      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         3-4  45.1  42  22  21  15  47  1    4.17   55 
 2008-07-06    LAD   L   6     8   5   5   3   5  0      95   38 
 2008-07-01    CHC   W   8     2   0   0   3  10  0     114   85 
 2008-06-26   @CLE   L   5     8   4   4   2   4  0     101   37 
 2008-06-20   @KCR   W   8     5   4   3   1   8  0     108   65 
 2008-06-14    OAK   L   7     6   3   3   1  11  0     108   63 
 2008-06-09   @WSN   W   6.1   8   1   1   1   6  0     105   58 
 2008-06-04    NYM   L   5     5   5   5   4   3  1      93   36 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.CHC      3-2  32    25  16  14  13  26  1    3.94   54 
 2008-07-01    CHC   W   8     2   0   0   3  10  0     114   85 
 2007-08-23    CHC   W   7     8   1   1   1   4  0     104   60 
 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 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   17-28   Road:   22-25   ExtrInn: 5-3 
 vsRHP:  27-35   vsLHP:  12-18   1-Run:  17-15
 vsEast:  9-10   vsCntrl: 8-16   vsWest: 16-15 IL: 6-12

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 92 Thu, Jul 10  @NYM  L   3-7       39-53  3rd  7.0 gb
 91 Wed, Jul  9  @NYM  L   0-5       39-52  3rd  6.0 gb
 90 Tue, Jul  8  @NYM  L   0-7       39-51  3rd  6.0 gb
 89 Sun, Jul  6   LAD  L   3-5       39-50  3rd  5.0 gb
 88 Sat, Jul  5   LAD  W   5-2       39-49  3rd  4.0 gb
 87 Fri, Jul  4   LAD  L   7-10      38-49  3rd  5.0 gb
 86 Thu, Jul  3   CHC  W   8-3       38-48  3rd  5.0 gb
 85 Wed, Jul  2   CHC  L   5-6       37-48  3rd  5.0 gb
 84 Tue, Jul  1   CHC  W   2-1       37-47  3rd  5.0 gb
 83 Mon, Jun 30   CHC  L   2-9       36-47  3rd  6.0 gb
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 8-12   Last 30:12-18
Chicago Cubs, 55-37, 1st, 4 up

SP: Jason Marquis (29, RHP, 6-5, 4.78)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. SFG Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2008 (6-5)             92.1 100  52  49  37  49  8    4.78      
 2007 (12-9)           191.2 190 111  98  76 109 22    4.60      
 2006 (14-16)          194.1 221 136 130  75  96 35    6.02      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         4-2  41.2  37  22  21  17  20  2    4.54   49 
 2008-07-01   @SFG   L   7     4   2   2   3   5  0      98   63 
 2008-06-26    BAL   L   4     7   7   7   3   3  0      86   20 
 2008-06-21    CHW   W   7     8   5   5   1   4  2      93   44 
 2008-06-14   @TOR   W   7     4   1   1   2   1  0      78   64 
 2008-06-08   @LAD   W   6.1   3   1   0   1   2  0      89   66 
 2008-06-03   @SDP   W   5     4   3   3   5   2  0     105   44 
 2008-05-29    COL  ND   5.1   7   3   3   2   3  0      95   43 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.SFG      3-1  36.2  24  10   9  12  24  2    2.21   64 
 2008-07-01   @SFG   L   7     4   2   2   3   5  0      98   63 
 2007-08-21   @SFG  ND   7     3   1   1   5   5  0     112   67 
 2006-05-23   @SFG   W   8.1   6   5   5   1   3  1     102   53 
 2002-05-16   @SFG   W   7     4   1   0   1   6  0      88   72 
 2001-08-18   @SFG   W   7.1   7   1   1   2   5  1     107   63 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   35-11   Road:   20-26   ExtrInn: 6-4 
 vsRHP:  38-28   vsLHP:  17-9    1-Run:  14-14
 vsEast:  7-4    vsCntrl:22-17   vsWest: 20-7  IL: 6-9 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 92 Thu, Jul 10   CIN  L   7-12      55-37  1st  4.0 up
 91 Wed, Jul  9   CIN  W   5-1       55-36  1st  4.5 up
 90 Tue, Jul  8   CIN  W   7-3       54-36  1st  3.5 up
 89 Sun, Jul  6  @STL  W   7-1       53-36  1st  3.5 up
 88 Sat, Jul  5  @STL  L   4-5       52-36  1st  2.5 up
 87 Fri, Jul  4  @STL  W   2-1       52-35  1st  3.5 up
 86 Thu, Jul  3  @SFG  L   3-8       51-35  1st  2.5 up
 85 Wed, Jul  2  @SFG  W   6-5       51-34  1st  2.5 up
 84 Tue, Jul  1  @SFG  L   1-2       50-34  1st  2.5 up
 83 Mon, Jun 30  @SFG  W   9-2       50-33  1st  2.5 up
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:16-14
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Thu, Jul 03, 2008 SFG  8  CHC  3        W:Tim Lincecum (10-1), L: Sean Gallagher (3-4), S: none
Wed, Jul 02, 2008 CHC  6 @SFG  5        W:Carlos Marmol (2-3), L: Tyler Walker (3-4), S: Kerry Wood (21)
Tue, Jul 01, 2008 SFG  2  CHC  1        W:Matt Cain (5-6), L: Jason Marquis (6-5), S: Brian Wilson (23)
Mon, Jun 30, 2008 CHC  9 @SFG  2        W:Ted Lilly (9-5), L: Barry Zito (3-12), S: none

Thu, Aug 23, 2007 SFG  4  CHC  1        W:Matt Cain (6-13), L: Carlos Zambrano (14-10), S: Brad Hennessey (13)
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)
Season Series: 2008 - Tied 2-2; 2007 - CHC won 5-2; 2006 - SFG won 4-2; All-Time - SFG leads 1109-1039

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

TEX  5.51

COL  4.49

WSN  3.61

RA/G

OAK  3.64

NYM  4.57

TEX  5.77

BA

C. Jones  .375

A. Rios  .285

T. Pena  .155

OBP

C. Jones  .472

D. Pedroia  .355

T. Pena  .176

SLG

L. Berkman  .661

C. Jackson  .462

T. Pena  .204

OPS

L. Berkman  1.107

A. Rowand  .814

T. Pena  .381

ERA

J. Duchscherer  1.78

J. Moyer  3.95

M. Hendrickson  6.24

K/9IP

C. Billingsley  9.47

J. Francis  6.03

L. Hernandez  3.36

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San Francisco Giants Batters (4.02 RS/G) vs. Chicago Cubs Pitchers (4.23 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 21.Marquis
G/S/vB
48.Cotts*
G/S/vB
57.Gaudin
G/S/vB
62.Howry
G/S/vB
32.Lieber
G/S/vB
49.Marmol
G/S/vB
34.Wood
G/S/vB
43.Wuertz
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
50.Alfonzo G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 5/.400 1/.000 1/.000 1/2.000 8/8 .000/.000/.000/.000 /.000 .000 8/.000 0/0 0/
35.Aurilia G/S/vP 17/1.000 ··· 3/.666 5/.200 29/.545 4/1.750 34/.649 6/.334 257/167 .283/.339/.443/.782 .873/.735 .843 78/.846 1/1 8/
21.Bowker* G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 1/no AB 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 239/210 .284/.326/.468/.795 .321/.860 .816 72/.912 1/0 9/
7.Burriss# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 126/72 .288/.350/.342/.692 .931/.522 .633 36/.725 6/2 0/
12.Castillo G/S/vP 18/.292 1/.000 2/1.000 2/1.000 5/.200 2/.000 7/2.285 6/.833 337/233 .256/.312/.417/.728 .752/.718 .731 86/.648 1/2 6/
28.Denker G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB 1/no AB ··· 42/26 .243/.333/.486/.820 .913/.755 .446 18/.548 0/0 1/
5.Durham# G/S/vP 10/.200 1/.000 7/.453 5/1.000 41/1.095 2/2.500 25/.858 3/.666 290/210 .284/.379/.408/.787 .696/.820 .789 93/.747 6/2 3/
14.Lewis* G/S/vP 4/1.250 1/.000 6/1.267 ··· 4/.000 2/1.000 1/.000 ··· 352/286 .276/.352/.448/.800 .497/.869 .676 99/.766 16/6 6/
1.Molina G/S/vP 6/.000 7/.762 6/.666 10/.522 3/2.000 3/.666 1/.000 1/.000 326/235 .286/.313/.409/.722 .757/.708 .816 93/.443 0/0 6/
33.Rowand G/S/vP 12/.350 1/.000 3/.666 11/.293 4/1.000 2/.000 6/1.133 5/.400 354/256 .296/.362/.453/.814 1.095/.708 .891 102/.627 1/3 8/
8.Velez# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 128/98 .205/.242/.320/.562 .526/.572 .552 1/.000 8/5 0/
13.Vizquel# G/S/vP 10/.533 4/1.500 10/.422 21/.523 22/.905 4/.500 1/no AB 4/1.500 162/120 .156/.229/.177/.407 .404/.408 .292 60/.229 3/0 0/
2.Winn# G/S/vP 16/1.313 1/2.000 15/.708 12/1.300 26/.500 3/.333 ··· 3/.666 374/262 .286/.354/.407/.761 .792/.747 .774 107/.639 18/1 5/
IP 92.1 15.1 64.2 44.1 44.2 51.1 43.2 38.0 TOTAL .256/.320/.385/.705 .728/.696 .702 .636 71/28 57/53
ERA-K/9 4.78/4.8 2.93/12.9 3.62/6.1 4.67/6.9 3.43/5.2 3.51/12.3 2.89/11.1 3.55/5.9 3.91/7.4

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Alfonzo (3-0-0)
 Molina (35-16-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 409/.279 69/.259 271/.262 191/.302 194/.303 203/.140 176/.195 164/.269 .247  Lewis
 Winn
 Rowand
 Velez
 Bowker
77/9/1/6
0/5/83/3
0/85/0/3
2/0/5/1
1/0/11/0
OPS .762 .789 .699 .835 .858 .547 .581 .745 .725
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 173/.809 34/.847 139/.655 76/.820 70/1.082 89/.800 80/.596 60/.748 .777
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 236/.727 35/.732 132/.746 115/.843 124/.732 114/.355 96/.568 104/.741 .688
Home 202/.873 26/.899 133/.614 106/.926 72/.892 112/.438 89/.500 85/.749 .701
Last 28d days 105/.680 45/.876 56/.847 47/.743 50/.778 48/.824 34/.801 46/.928
HR/SB/CS 8/8/0 3/1/0 7/1/3 7/2/0 9/0/0 7/3/1 1/0/0 4/4/2 98/49/18
Usage ········ X·o·oooX X····X·· ··X·o·X· X······X ·Xo·oo·o ·o···XX· X······o
Chicago Cubs Batters (5.37 RS/G) vs. San Francisco Giants Pitchers (4.64 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 18.Cain
G/S/vB
52.Hinshaw*
G/S/vB
56.Matos
G/S/vB
54.Romo
G/S/vB
37.Taschner*
G/S/vB
45.Walker
G/S/vB
38.Wilson
G/S/vB
22.Yabu
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
24.Blanco G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 64/37 .300/.344/.350/.694 .767/.640 .819 19/.594 0/0 1/
5.Cedeno G/S/vP 8/.500 ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 ··· 1/.000 145/77 .269/.340/.354/.694 .615/.765 .768 37/.506 3/1 1/
7.DeRosa G/S/vP 9/.476 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 1/2.000 2/.000 1/.000 2/2.000 349/255 .285/.374/.453/.827 .908/.797 .900 98/.674 3/0 11/
15.Edmonds* G/S/vP 9/.347 ··· ··· 2/.500 2/no AB 4/.500 2/1.000 3/.000 251/216 .227/.324/.403/.727 .532/.760 .802 87/.959 2/1 9/
17.Fontenot* G/S/vP 8/1.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB 1/5.000 1/2.000 ··· 155/140 .271/.366/.519/.885 .630/.908 .883 52/1.201 2/0 7/
1.Fukudome* G/S/vP 4/.000 1/no AB ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 378/287 .282/.387/.414/.801 .729/.824 1.001 102/.703 8/4 7/
9.Johnson G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB 1/2.000 ··· 2/.000 226/138 .270/.338/.383/.720 .872/.628 .716 33/.774 4/4 3/
25.Lee G/S/vP 13/.808 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.500 3/1.333 3/.000 413/316 .304/.370/.509/.880 .910/.871 .883 113/.981 5/2 15/
16.Ramirez G/S/vP 9/.777 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 372/286 .288/.384/.516/.900 .736/.951 1.102 96/.827 1/1 16/
18.Soto G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· 1/2.000 2/.500 352/266 .291/.372/.533/.905 1.044/.860 .886 98/.896 0/0 16/
2.Theriot G/S/vP 8/.804 1/.000 1/.000 1/no AB 1/no AB ··· 1/.000 2/1.000 377/283 .314/.388/.365/.754 .769/.748 .849 96/.697 15/8 1/
33.Ward* G/S/vP 8/.750 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/no AB 1/5.000 3/.666 ··· 57/51 .277/.404/.426/.829 .900/.821 1.131 23/.846 0/0 1/
IP 119.1 21.2 3.1 7.0 31.0 35.0 35.0 45.1 TOTAL .282/.360/.445/.805 .810/.803 .888 .797 53/22 105/57
ERA-K/9 4.30/8.4 2.49/11.6 0.00/8.2 3.86/9.0 3.19/7.0 4.37/7.5 4.37/10.0 3.38/6.2 4.30/7.8

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Blanco (7-3-2)
 Soto (42-15-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 507/.245 93/.192 18/.313 28/.167 137/.246 145/.235 152/.254 195/.249 .258  Fukudome
 Johnson
 Edmonds
 Cedeno
 Ward
 DeRosa
0/6/81/4
19/42/0/1
0/64/0/1
0/1/0/0
3/0/2/0
21/0/13/0
OPS .725 .624 .951 .593 .675 .708 .689 .671 .742
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 251/.714 50/.683 7/.929 12/.083 69/.488 49/1.141 70/.535 75/.951 .709
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 256/.737 43/.559 11/.964 16/1.015 68/.856 96/.483 82/.814 120/.501 .763
Road 231/.725 43/.504 7/.619 16/.767 73/.560 82/.562 73/.627 83/.800 .743
Last 28d days 137/.633 59/.583 18/.951 28/.593 39/.685 27/.671 34/.912 47/.912
HR/SB/CS 12/3/4 2/0/1 0/0/0 1/2/0 2/5/1 5/1/1 3/1/1 2/1/0 84/57/18
Usage ····X··· ·X··o·X· oo····XX Xo··o··X X·X···Xo ·····o·· ·····XX· ·X··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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