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Game Preview: CHC @ CIN, 7:10pm, Friday, September 5, 2008 @Great American Ball Park

Chicago Cubs, 85-55, 1st, 5 up

SP: Ted Lilly (32, LHP, 13-8, 4.23)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. CIN Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2008 (13-8)           174.2 169  85  82  57 160 30    4.23      
 2007 (15-8)           207   181  91  88  55 174 28    3.83      
 2006 (15-13)          181.2 179  98  87  81 160 28    4.31      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         3-2  46.1  43  18  18  11  40  7    3.50   56 
 2008-08-30    PHI   L   6.2   6   3   3   0   5  1     110   55 
 2008-08-25   @PIT   W   7     7   3   3   1   7  2     110   57 
 2008-08-20    CIN   L   7     2   2   2   2   7  0     100   70 
 2008-08-14   @ATL   W   6     8   4   4   2   8  1      91   46 
 2008-08-08    STL  ND   7.1   7   2   2   2   4  1      83   58 
 2008-08-02    PIT   W   6.1   6   1   1   3   5  0     109   59 
 2008-07-28   @MIL  ND   6     7   3   3   1   4  2      88   49 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.CIN      0-3  24.2  19  13  13   8  25  5    4.74   53 
 2008-08-20    CIN   L   7     2   2   2   2   7  0     100   70 
 2008-07-10    CIN   L   2.2   6   4   4   2   3  2      63   31 
 2008-04-17    CIN   L   6     6   5   5   3   6  1      94   43 
 2007-09-30   @CIN  ND   2     0   0   0   0   1  0      21   57 
 2007-09-19    CIN  ND   7     5   2   2   1   8  2      99   66 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   51-24   Road:   34-31   ExtrInn: 8-6 
 vsRHP:  58-41   vsLHP:  27-14   1-Run:  19-19
 vsEast: 18-10   vsCntrl:38-26   vsWest: 23-10 IL: 6-9 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
140 Wed, Sep  3   HOU  L   0-4       85-55  1st  4.5 up
139 Tue, Sep  2   HOU  L   7-9 (11)  85-54  1st  4.5 up
138 Mon, Sep  1   HOU  L   0-3       85-53  1st  4.5 up
137 Sun, Aug 31   PHI  L   3-5       85-52  1st  4.5 up
136 Sat, Aug 30   PHI  L   2-5       85-51  1st  5.5 up
135 Fri, Aug 29   PHI  W   3-2       85-50  1st  6.5 up
134 Thu, Aug 28   PHI  W   6-4       84-50  1st  6.5 up
133 Wed, Aug 27  @PIT  W   2-0       83-50  1st  6.0 up
132 Tue, Aug 26  @PIT  W  14-9       82-50  1st  5.0 up
131 Mon, Aug 25  @PIT  W  12-3       81-50  1st  5.0 up
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:20-10
Cincinnati Reds, 62-78, 5th, 23 GB, 18 GB in WC

SP: Bronson Arroyo (31, RHP, 13-10, 4.97)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. CHC Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2008 (13-10)          166.2 186  99  92  57 137 25    4.97      
 2007 (9-15)           210.2 232 109  99  63 156 28    4.23      
 2006 (14-11)          240.2 222  98  88  64 184 31    3.29      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         4-3  47.2  44  18  18  15  33  4    3.40   56 
 2008-08-31    SFG   W   7    10   2   2   0   5  1     116   54 
 2008-08-26   @HOU   W   9     5   1   1   2   3  0     109   74 
 2008-08-20   @CHC   W   7     3   1   1   5   4  0     116   66 
 2008-08-15    STL   L   6.1   9   5   5   2   5  1     106   38 
 2008-08-09    HOU   L   6     5   2   2   4   7  0     118   57 
 2008-08-04    MIL   W   6     4   1   1   2   6  0     111   64 
 2008-07-29   @HOU   L   6.1   8   6   6   0   3  2     109   36 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.CHC      2-1  31    29  16  13  12  18  5    3.77   51 
 2008-08-20   @CHC   W   7     3   1   1   5   4  0     116   66 
 2008-07-10   @CHC   W   5     7   5   5   3   2  1     103   32 
 2007-09-28    CHC   L   6     6   4   3   1   1  2      95   46 
 2007-09-17   @CHC  ND   5.1   9   4   4   2   6  2      89   38 
 2007-07-27    CHC  ND   7.2   4   2   0   1   5  0     123   71 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   36-35   Road:   26-43   ExtrInn: 6-8 
 vsRHP:  37-55   vsLHP:  25-23   1-Run:  21-16
 vsEast: 18-17   vsCntrl:22-38   vsWest: 13-17 IL: 9-6 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
140 Thu, Sep  4   PIT  W   8-6       62-78  5th 23.0 gb
139 Wed, Sep  3   PIT  L   5-6       61-78  5th 23.5 gb
138 Tue, Sep  2   PIT  L   2-3       61-77  5th 23.5 gb
137 Sun, Aug 31   SFG  W   9-3       61-76  5th 24.0 gb
136 Sat, Aug 30   SFG  W   7-6       60-76  5th 25.0 gb
135 Fri, Aug 29   SFG  W  11-7       59-76  5th 26.0 gb
134 Thu, Aug 28  @HOU  L   2-3       58-76  5th 26.0 gb
133 Wed, Aug 27  @HOU  L   1-4       58-75  5th 25.0 gb
132 Tue, Aug 26  @HOU  W   2-1       58-74  5th 24.0 gb
131 Sun, Aug 24  @COL  L   3-4 (12)  57-74  6th 23.5 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20: 9-11   Last 30:11-19
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Thu, Aug 21, 2008 CHC  3  CIN  2        W:Carlos Zambrano (13-5), L: Josh Fogg (2-6), S: Kerry Wood (26)
Wed, Aug 20, 2008 CIN  2 @CHC  1        W:Bronson Arroyo (11-10), L: Ted Lilly (12-7), S: Francisco Cordero (24)
Tue, Aug 19, 2008 CHC  5  CIN  0        W:Rich Harden (8-2), L: Johnny Cueto (8-12), S: none
Thu, Jul 10, 2008 CIN 12 @CHC  7        W:Bronson Arroyo (7-7), L: Ted Lilly (9-6), S: none
Wed, Jul 09, 2008 CHC  5  CIN  1        W:Carlos Zambrano (10-3), L: Johnny Cueto (7-9), S: Kerry Wood (23)
Tue, Jul 08, 2008 CHC  7  CIN  3        W:Ryan Dempster (10-3), L: Aaron Harang (3-11), S: none
Wed, May 07, 2008 CIN  9  CHC  0        W:Edinson Volquez (5-1), L: Jon Lieber (2-2), S: none
Tue, May 06, 2008 CHC  3 @CIN  0        W:Carlos Zambrano (5-1), L: Aaron Harang (1-5), S: Kerry Wood (5)
Mon, May 05, 2008 CIN  5  CHC  3        W:Johnny Cueto (2-3), L: Ryan Dempster (4-1), S: Francisco Cordero (5)
Thu, Apr 17, 2008 CIN  9 @CHC  2        W:Edinson Volquez (2-0), L: Ted Lilly (0-3), S: none
Season Series: 2008 - CHC leads 7-5; 2007 - Tied 9-9; 2006 - CHC won 10-9; All-Time - CHC leads 1074-1045

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  5.45

FLA  4.66

WSN  3.86

RA/G

TOR  3.85

CLE  4.59

TEX  5.93

BA

A. Pujols  .360

B. Hawpe  .292

J. Towles  .143

OBP

A. Pujols  .468

S. Schumaker  .365

T. Pena  .184

SLG

A. Pujols  .640

M. DeRosa  .488

T. Pena  .209

OPS

A. Pujols  1.108

C. Delgado  .842

T. Pena  .393

ERA

C. Lee  2.32

G. Meche  4.07

C. Silva  6.53

K/9IP

T. Lincecum  10.22

J. Lester  6.39

L. Hernandez  3.35

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Chicago Cubs Batters (5.36 RS/G) vs. Cincinnati Reds Pitchers (4.99 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 61.Arroyo
G/S/vB
41.Affeldt*
G/S/vB
45.Bray*
G/S/vB
51.Burton
G/S/vB
48.Cordero
G/S/vB
57.Lincoln
G/S/vB
38.Majewski
G/S/vB
40.Masset
G/S/vB
25.Weathers
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
24.Blanco G/S/vP 12/.166 2/1.000 2/.000 1/2.000 1/2.000 5/1.600 2/1.000 1/2.000 8/.661 111/59 .282/.321/.398/.719 .807/.645 .626 27/.724 0/0 3/
5.Cedeno G/S/vP 18/.502 2/1.000 4/.500 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 1/.000 2/.000 193/90 .280/.344/.366/.709 .698/.723 .624 24/.708 4/1 2/
7.DeRosa G/S/vP 19/1.248 9/.777 1/2.000 3/2.000 1/.000 4/.000 6/.334 2/1.000 16/.527 535/380 .291/.383/.488/.871 .881/.866 .793 101/1.106 6/0 19/
15.Edmonds* G/S/vP 32/.660 6/1.500 1/.000 2/1.000 3/.000 9/1.334 3/.000 2/.500 12/1.500 360/313 .232/.340/.471/.810 .490/.861 .804 63/.843 2/1 17/
17.Fontenot* G/S/vP 3/2.667 5/1.600 2/.500 4/.000 2/2.000 2/.000 2/.000 1/2.000 2/1.000 239/218 .295/.381/.527/.908 .703/.926 .957 36/.904 2/0 9/
1.Fukudome* G/S/vP 6/.000 2/.000 2/1.000 4/.250 1/no AB 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 5/.650 544/403 .265/.365/.386/.751 .732/.758 .670 84/.567 11/4 9/
55.Hill# G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· / /// / / / /
6.Hoffpauir* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 39/37 .378/.410/.541/.951 .000/1.004 .931 / 1/0 0/
9.Johnson G/S/vP 12/.606 12/1.333 3/1.167 1/3.000 12/.166 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 2/1.000 330/181 .304/.359/.437/.796 .874/.732 .838 53/.743 5/6 6/
25.Lee G/S/vP 34/.882 4/.250 1/.000 5/.800 6/.167 7/1.571 4/1.000 4/1.417 32/.469 619/466 .292/.363/.461/.824 .965/.780 .803 104/.754 8/2 18/
27.McGehee G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/ .000/.000/.000/.000 .000/ 2/.000 0/0 0/
16.Ramirez G/S/vP 37/.688 1/.000 ··· 6/.733 6/1.166 7/2.357 6/1.000 6/.900 23/1.200 575/435 .276/.374/.502/.876 .688/.938 .722 100/.900 2/2 24/
12.Soriano G/S/vP 38/.681 15/.785 ··· 2/.500 13/.581 3/1.167 3/.666 5/1.150 11/.637 422/297 .286/.341/.536/.878 1.156/.762 .822 118/.746 17/2 24/
18.Soto G/S/vP 7/.629 1/.000 2/.500 3/.666 2/.000 1/2.000 2/1.500 2/1.000 3/1.000 512/377 .294/.371/.514/.886 .918/.874 .885 84/1.088 0/0 21/
2.Theriot G/S/vP 24/.637 3/.666 2/.000 5/.400 4/.667 5/.500 4/.500 5/.400 9/.111 584/434 .311/.390/.365/.755 .768/.750 .730 106/.707 21/13 1/
33.Ward* G/S/vP 14/.517 1/2.000 ··· 4/.250 4/.250 ··· 4/1.500 2/1.000 12/.432 98/89 .229/.337/.398/.734 .583/.750 .697 20/.712 0/0 3/
IP 166.2 70.1 43.2 49.1 61.1 63.1 36.1 61.0 60.1 TOTAL .280/.358/.447/.805 .812/.802 .758 .805 82/31 161/88
ERA-K/9 4.97/7.4 3.71/9.2 2.89/9.5 2.19/9.3 3.52/9.8 4.55/7.5 5.45/5.7 3.98/6.3 3.28/6.0 4.58/7.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Blanco (10-10-3)
 Soto (64-24-5)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 732/.285 302/.262 202/.276 213/.242 270/.242 262/.245 165/.333 268/.297 273/.280 .276  Soriano
 Fukudome
 Johnson
 Edmonds
 Hoffpauir
 Cedeno
 Ward
 DeRosa
90/0/0/6
0/12/122/5
24/69/3/3
0/93/0/1
4/0/0/0
0/1/0/0
5/0/3/0
27/0/29/0
OPS .823 .749 .804 .650 .701 .706 .874 .819 .785 .795
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 341/.902 108/.738 80/.787 93/.669 121/.593 110/.655 64/.758 99/.861 105/.614 .786
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 391/.752 194/.754 122/.815 120/.636 149/.787 152/.743 101/.953 169/.796 168/.891 .803
Home 389/.761 180/.864 97/.626 117/.606 170/.775 117/.553 75/.789 133/1.033 134/.867 .801
Last 28d days 143/.691 47/.803 34/.919 5/.833 51/.775 42/.996 42/1.158 47/.782 46/.588
HR/SB/CS 25/5/2 9/6/1 4/4/0 3/4/0 5/5/3 10/0/1 5/1/0 7/2/1 6/2/0 177/80/32
Usage ····X··· ·X··X·X· ··X··o·· ··X····· XX···oo· ·o···X·· ····X··· X······· ··o···oo
Cincinnati Reds Batters (4.29 RS/G) vs. Chicago Cubs Pitchers (4.07 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 30.Lilly*
G/S/vB
48.Cotts*
G/S/vB
57.Gaudin
G/S/vB
37.Guzman
G/S/vB
22.Hart
G/S/vB
62.Howry
G/S/vB
32.Lieber
G/S/vB
49.Marmol
G/S/vB
45.Marshall*
G/S/vB
29.Samardzija
G/S/vB
34.Wood
G/S/vB
43.Wuertz
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
9.Bako* G/S/vP 3/.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/2.500 21/.762 2/.000 2/1.500 ··· 12/.533 1/no AB 311/235 .204/.276/.312/.588 .638/.569 .558 45/.325 0/2 6/
32.Bruce* G/S/vP 3/.333 2/.000 1/2.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 371/243 .257/.307/.431/.739 .585/.818 .839 102/.633 3/6 15/
54.Cabrera G/S/vP 10/.633 ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/1.000 4/1.167 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 73/49 .299/.342/.463/.805 .970/.725 .859 36/.662 1/0 1/
26.Castillo# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 6/4 .400/.500/.600/1.100 1.500/.833 1.100 6/1.100 0/0 0/
21.Dickerson* G/S/vP 3/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 92/70 .333/.429/.718/1.147 .854/1.235 1.402 92/1.147 5/2 6/
28.Encarnacion G/S/vP 19/1.098 2/1.000 4/.500 ··· 2/1.000 7/.572 11/1.182 6/.533 4/.250 1/.000 4/.500 10/.533 509/358 .251/.342/.477/.819 .950/.765 .857 91/.840 1/0 24/
29.Hanigan G/S/vP 4/.750 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 43/23 .278/.395/.500/.895 .639/1.133 .917 43/.895 0/0 2/
27.Keppinger G/S/vP 15/.665 2/2.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 5/1.417 2/1.000 5/.200 3/.666 ··· 2/1.000 5/1.000 422/291 .263/.310/.346/.656 .927/.537 .575 99/.599 3/1 3/
23.Patterson* G/S/vP 9/.347 2/1.000 ··· ··· 1/no AB 3/1.000 6/1.500 3/.000 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 316/262 .202/.236/.340/.576 .435/.606 .601 73/.646 13/9 8/
46.Phillips G/S/vP 7/.143 2/.000 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 64/29 .217/.266/.317/.582 .523/.656 .555 15/1.067 0/0 1/
4.Phillips G/S/vP 19/.327 1/.000 5/.000 1/.000 1/.000 9/.222 11/.000 10/.000 5/1.000 1/2.000 5/.650 4/.500 584/410 .263/.312/.449/.760 .963/.675 .813 98/.662 23/10 21/
17.Valentin# G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 3/.833 ··· 1/2.000 8/.625 3/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 5/.650 4/1.750 129/107 .248/.310/.393/.703 .561/.733 .707 31/.855 0/0 3/
19.Votto* G/S/vP 12/1.000 1/5.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 3/.000 3/1.666 2/2.500 3/2.667 1/.000 3/.666 3/1.666 492/329 .294/.360/.472/.832 .771/.861 .836 71/1.030 5/5 17/
IP 174.2 30.2 86.0 1.0 19.1 64.0 44.2 76.2 51.1 22.0 57.2 40.1 TOTAL .247/.320/.408/.728 .757/.715 .754 .725 78/46 160/101
ERA-K/9 4.23/8.2 4.11/10.8 3.87/7.3 0.00/0.0 7.91/6.5 5.63/7.2 3.43/5.2 2.58/12.0 4.03/7.9 1.23/8.6 2.81/11.2 3.35/5.8 3.78/7.9

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Bako (49-20-7)
 Hanigan (6-2-1)
 Valentin (1-0-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 745/.250 136/.256 359/.256 5/.250 105/.322 280/.312 194/.303 303/.124 217/.251 89/.200 235/.201 170/.260 .242  Bruce
 Patterson
 Castillo
 Phillips
 Dickerson
 Cabrera
11/35/58/6
0/102/0/3
1/0/0/0
2/0/0/0
20/6/0/0
5/0/3/0
OPS .771 .794 .704 .650 .932 .884 .858 .484 .775 .507 .586 .725 .713
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 183/.943 64/.884 168/.675 3/.667 39/1.246 113/.911 70/1.082 136/.651 62/.854 38/.302 110/.605 62/.722 .741
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 562/.716 72/.719 191/.731 2/.500 66/.762 167/.866 124/.732 167/.349 155/.745 51/.659 125/.569 108/.725 .693
Road 391/.798 71/.682 163/.674 / 56/.998 124/.867 122/.837 121/.574 122/.839 20/.578 112/.648 79/.739 .734
Last 28d days 141/.712 42/.885 41/.974 5/.650 / 44/.886 / 51/.224 71/.789 54/.586 49/.549 6/.167
HR/SB/CS 30/10/7 7/1/0 10/1/3 0/0/0 2/3/0 12/4/0 9/0/0 8/3/1 9/4/2 0/4/1 2/1/0 4/4/3 146/74/34
Usage ·····X·· ·X··XX·· ······X· ··o····· ········ ··X·XX·o ········ ··X···X· ····X··o ·o·Xo·X· ··X····X ··oo····

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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