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Game Preview: DET @ CLE, 7:05pm, Wednesday, April 16, 2008 @Jacobs Field

Detroit Tigers, 4-10, 5th, 4½ GB, 4½ GB in WC

SP: Armando Galarraga (26, RHP, 0-0, undef)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. CLE Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2007 (0-0)              8.2   8   6   6   7   6  2    6.23      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         0-0   4.2   4   5   5   4   4  1    9.64   36 
 2007-09-24    LAA  ND   4.2   4   5   5   4   4  1      87   36 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.CLE    Has never faced CLE.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    2-6    Road:    2-4    ExtrInn: 0-1 
 vsRHP:   3-9    vsLHP:   1-1    1-Run:   1-1 
 vsEast:  1-2    vsCntrl: 3-8    vsWest:  0-0  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 14 Tue, Apr 15   MIN  W   6-5        4-10  5th  4.5 gb
 13 Mon, Apr 14   MIN  W  11-9        3-10  5th  5.0 gb
 12 Sun, Apr 13  @CHW  L   0-11       2-10  5th  5.5 gb
 11 Sat, Apr 12  @CHW  L   0-7        2-9   5th  4.5 gb
 10 Fri, Apr 11  @CHW  W   5-2        2-8   5th  4.0 gb
  9 Thu, Apr 10  @BOS  L   6-12       1-8   5th  5.0 gb
  8 Wed, Apr  9  @BOS  W   7-2        1-7   5th  5.0 gb
  7 Tue, Apr  8  @BOS  L   0-5        0-7   5th  5.0 gb
  6 Sun, Apr  6   CHW  L   2-13       0-6   5th  4.0 gb
  5 Sat, Apr  5   CHW  L   3-5        0-5   5th  3.0 gb
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20: 4-10   Last 30: 4-10
Cleveland Indians, 5-9, 4th, 3½ GB, 3½ GB in WC

SP: C.C. Sabathia (27, LHP, 0-2, 11.57)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. DET Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2008 (0-2)             14    24  18  18   9  13  3   11.57      
 2007 (19-7)           241   238  94  86  37 209 20    3.21      
 2006 (12-11)          192.2 182  83  69  44 172 17    3.22      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         3-2  44    49  28  28  14  40  4    5.73   47 
 2008-04-11    OAK   L   3.1  12   9   9   2   4  0      91    2 
 2008-04-05    OAK   L   5.1   6   4   4   4   2  1     107   38 
 2008-03-31    CHW  ND   5.1   6   5   5   3   7  2     100   40 
 2007-09-28    KCR   W   7     8   3   3   1   4  1      96   52 
 2007-09-19    DET   W   7     5   2   2   1   7  0     109   65 
 2007-09-14    KCR  ND   7     7   4   4   2  13  0     115   58 
 2007-09-08    LAA   W   9     5   1   1   1   3  0     103   75 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.DET      3-1  32.1  38  19  19   5  26  5    5.29   48 
 2007-09-19    DET   W   7     5   2   2   1   7  0     109   65 
 2007-08-14    DET  ND   7     7   2   2   1   8  0      96   62 
 2007-07-05    DET   L   4    10   7   7   1   3  3      87   16 
 2007-05-31    DET   W   7.1  10   5   5   1   2  1     104   39 
 2007-05-26    DET   W   7     6   3   3   1   6  1     110   58 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    3-5    Road:    2-4    ExtrInn: 0-0 
 vsRHP:   4-4    vsLHP:   1-5    1-Run:   2-1 
 vsEast:  0-2    vsCntrl: 2-1    vsWest:  3-6  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 14 Tue, Apr 15   BOS  L   3-5        5-9   4th  3.5 gb
 13 Mon, Apr 14   BOS  L   4-6        5-8   4th  3.0 gb
 12 Sun, Apr 13   OAK  W   7-1        5-7   4th  2.5 gb
 11 Sat, Apr 12   OAK  L   3-7        4-7   4th  2.5 gb
 10 Fri, Apr 11   OAK  L   7-9        4-6   4th  2.0 gb
  9 Wed, Apr  9  @LAA  L   5-9        4-5   3rd  2.5 gb
  8 Tue, Apr  8  @LAA  W   4-3        4-4   3rd  1.5 gb
  7 Mon, Apr  7  @LAA  L   4-6        3-4   3rd  2.0 gb
  6 Sun, Apr  6  @OAK  W   2-1        3-3   3rd  1.0 gb
  5 Sat, Apr  5  @OAK  L   1-6        2-3   4th  1.0 gb
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 5-9    Last 30: 5-9 
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Wed, Sep 19, 2007 CLE  4  DET  2        W:C.C. Sabathia (18-7), L: Nate Robertson (8-12), S: Joe Borowski (42)
Tue, Sep 18, 2007 CLE  7  DET  4        W:Jensen Lewis (1-1), L: Justin Verlander (17-6), S: Joe Borowski (41)
Mon, Sep 17, 2007 CLE  6  DET  5 (11)   W:Rafael Betancourt (5-1), L: Zach Miner (3-4), S: none
Thu, Aug 23, 2007 CLE  3 @DET  1 (10)   W:Rafael Perez (1-1), L: Joel Zumaya (1-2), S: Joe Borowski (36)
Wed, Aug 22, 2007 CLE 11 @DET  8        W:Paul Byrd (12-5), L: Justin Verlander (13-5), S: Joe Borowski (35)
Tue, Aug 21, 2007 DET  2  CLE  1        W:Jair Jurrjens (1-1), L: Fausto Carmona (14-8), S: Todd Jones (32)
Wed, Aug 15, 2007 CLE  5  DET  2        W:Fausto Carmona (14-7), L: Jair Jurrjens (0-1), S: Joe Borowski (33)
Tue, Aug 14, 2007 DET  6 @CLE  2 (10)   W:Fernando Rodney (2-5), L: Joe Borowski (2-5), S: none
Thu, Jul 05, 2007 DET 12  CLE  3        W:Justin Verlander (10-3), L: C.C. Sabathia (12-3), S: none
Wed, Jul 04, 2007 DET  6  CLE  4        W:Kenny Rogers (3-0), L: Jake Westbrook (1-4), S: Todd Jones (21)
Season Series: 2008 -  0-0; 2007 - CLE won 12-6; 2006 - DET won 13-6; All-Time - DET leads 1021-998

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. Francoeur  .293

J. LaRue  .148

OBP

B. Bonds  .480

J. Varitek  .367

J. LaRue  .240

SLG

C. Ross  .653

T. Tulowitzki  .479

A. Gonzalez  .249

OPS

A. Rodriguez  1.067

G. Sheffield  .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.

Detroit Tigers Batters (3.57 RS/G) vs. Cleveland Indians Pitchers (5.07 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 52.Sabathia*
G/S/vB
63.Betancourt
G/S/vB
58.Breslow*
G/S/vB
44.Julio
G/S/vB
30.Kobayashi
G/S/vB
50.Lewis
G/S/vB
40.Mastny
G/S/vB
53.Perez*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
24.Cabrera G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 4/1.000 ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· 680/530 .320/.401/.565/.965 1.173/.910 .905 / 2/1 34/23
9.Guillen# G/S/vP 42/.787 14/.572 1/.000 4/2.083 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 ··· 630/500 .296/.357/.502/.859 .921/.843 .855 / 13/8 21/25
15.Inge G/S/vP 47/.307 15/.204 ··· 3/1.667 ··· 2/.000 1/2.000 1/.000 577/447 .236/.312/.376/.688 .923/.621 .631 / 9/2 14/18
19.Jones* G/S/vP 21/.636 8/1.125 ··· 5/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 495/408 .285/.335/.400/.735 .763/.729 .763 / 6/3 5/4
30.Ordonez G/S/vP 60/.773 16/.393 1/2.000 3/1.667 ··· 2/1.000 5/.933 1/.000 679/531 .363/.434/.595/1.029 1.213/.980 .937 / 4/1 28/1
14.Polanco G/S/vP 35/.735 8/.875 ··· 3/.500 ··· 2/2.000 3/2.333 3/.000 641/489 .341/.388/.458/.846 .813/.857 .820 / 7/3 9/0
25.Raburn G/S/vP 9/.889 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 148/84 .304/.340/.507/.847 .759/.912 .868 / 3/0 4/1
8.Renteria G/S/vP 10/.844 3/1.667 ··· 7/.715 ··· ··· 1/no AB 2/3.500 543/347 .332/.390/.470/.860 .918/.827 .864 / 11/2 12/11
7.Rodriguez G/S/vP 36/.603 16/.563 ··· 4/.500 ··· 2/1.500 3/.333 2/1.000 515/389 .281/.294/.420/.714 .746/.703 .687 / 2/2 11/6
39.Santiago# G/S/vP 23/.714 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· 74/62 .284/.324/.388/.712 1.117/.638 .921 / 3/0 0/2
3.Sheffield G/S/vP 18/.958 5/.400 ··· 8/1.917 ··· 2/.000 4/2.000 2/1.000 593/460 .265/.378/.462/.839 .832/.841 .783 / 22/5 25/0
33.Thames G/S/vP 30/.905 6/.167 ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/1.000 1/2.000 1/.000 284/193 .242/.278/.498/.776 .927/.705 .709 / 2/1 18/4
36.Thomas* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· / /// / / / /
IP 241.0 79.1 62.0 29.1 57.2 60.2 TOTAL .250/.328/.387/.714 .727/.712 .640 .714 9/0 12/10
ERA-K/9 3.21/7.8 1.47/9.1 /0.0 5.23/8.1 /0.0 2.15/10.4 4.68/8.1 1.78/9.2 4.71/6.4

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Rodriguez (47-21-7)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 975/.259 289/.183 / 280/.283 / 125/.234 262/.283 236/.187 .272  Jones
 Ordonez
 Thames
 Raburn
 Sheffield
2/84/67/8
0/0/143/4
37/0/9/1
10/13/16/1
7/0/7/1
OPS .684 .485 .813 .616 .809 .531 .791
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 213/.545 113/.617 / 115/.624 / 47/.548 103/.861 92/.450 .742
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 762/.723 176/.400 / 165/.942 / 78/.656 159/.777 144/.580 .827
Home 550/.648 136/.480 / 136/.692 / 65/.738 127/.841 120/.561 .824
Last 28d days / / / / / / / /
HR/SB/CS 20/10/10 4/4/4 // 8/12/2 // 1/0/1 6/4/2 5/2/1 18/6/1
Usage ····X··· ·Xo·o··· ····X··· o···X·X· ···oX·X· X··X··X· Xo·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.

Cleveland Indians Batters (4.36 RS/G) vs. Detroit Tigers Pitchers (6.57 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 58.Galarraga
G/S/vB
52.Bautista
G/S/vB
49.Grilli
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
1.Blake G/S/vP ··· 7/.453 11/.455 12/.639 ··· 5/1.933 ··· 2/3.000 662/473 .270/.339/.437/.776 .827/.757 .706 / 4/5 18/14
13.Cabrera# G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 3/1.167 ··· 1/.000 186/136 .283/.354/.421/.775 .950/.702 .704 / 0/0 3/1
7.Carroll G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 2/no AB ··· ··· ··· 268/150 .225/.317/.300/.616 .705/.543 .527 / 6/2 2/4
20.Dellucci* G/S/vP ··· ··· 5/2.000 7/.858 ··· ··· ··· ··· 199/173 .230/.296/.382/.679 .481/.709 .608 / 2/1 4/0
25.Garko G/S/vP ··· ··· 3/1.000 2/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 541/378 .289/.359/.483/.842 .914/.812 .856 / 0/1 21/8
38.Gutierrez G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· 6/1.000 ··· ··· 301/198 .266/.318/.472/.790 .920/.722 .974 / 8/3 13/1
48.Hafner* G/S/vP ··· 11/1.545 7/.286 8/.393 ··· 3/.000 ··· 8/.661 661/420 .266/.385/.451/.837 .837/.836 .789 / 1/1 24/0
15.Marte G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/no AB 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 60/41 .193/.233/.316/.549 .594/.528 .713 / 0/0 1/4
41.Martinez# G/S/vP ··· 8/.625 4/2.000 7/1.000 ··· 3/.333 ··· 4/.500 645/414 .301/.374/.505/.879 .825/.908 .871 / 0/0 25/5
8.Michaels G/S/vP ··· 2/1.000 8/.250 3/.666 ··· 2/.000 ··· 2/5.000 295/139 .270/.324/.397/.721 .800/.636 .782 / 3/4 7/1
2.Peralta G/S/vP ··· 5/.500 11/.705 3/1.667 1/.000 6/.900 ··· 3/.000 647/482 .270/.341/.430/.771 .820/.754 .881 / 4/4 21/19
10.Shoppach G/S/vP ··· ··· 4/.000 ··· ··· 5/1.250 ··· 1/2.000 177/136 .261/.310/.472/.782 1.126/.687 .823 / 0/0 7/4
24.Sizemore* G/S/vP ··· 9/1.222 11/.864 4/.250 ··· 5/.000 ··· 7/1.143 748/503 .277/.390/.462/.852 .812/.872 .906 / 33/10 24/2
IP 8.2 8.2 79.2 61.1 17.1 53.2 2.2 46.1 TOTAL .241/.332/.349/.681 .606/.719 .670 .681 8/2 9/9
ERA-K/9 6.23/6.2 12.46/8.3 4.74/7.0 4.26/4.8 5.19/3.6 3.02/5.7 10.13/13.3 2.33/7.4 5.88/6.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Martinez (70-33-6)
 Shoppach (23-13-2)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 40/.250 48/.429 352/.263 265/.267 76/.273 232/.273 13/.273 189/.228 .276  Michaels
 Sizemore
 Dellucci
 Gutierrez
 Blake
 Carroll
74/1/27/4
0/160/0/4
51/0/0/3
9/8/88/3
0/0/7/2
0/1/2/0
OPS .844 .989 .714 .702 .751 .727 1.294 .619 .792
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 24/.954 28/1.096 120/.702 151/.705 37/.803 92/.567 9/.905 101/.545 .850
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 16/.683 20/.833 232/.718 114/.696 39/.705 140/.834 4/2.000 88/.707 .760
Road 19/.806 27/.732 168/.499 140/.771 41/.747 126/.740 1/.000 90/.766 .797
Last 28d days / / / / / / / /
HR/SB/CS 2/2/1 0/1/0 5/1/2 3/1/0 2/0/0 3/4/6 2/0/0 1/1/1 11/8/3
Usage ····o·X· ····X··X Xo··o·X· o···X··X ··X··X·· o·X····· ·X····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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