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Game Preview: TBR @ CLE, 7:05pm, Saturday, July 12, 2008 @Jacobs Field

Tampa Bay Rays, 55-37, 1st, 1½ up

SP: Matt Garza (24, RHP, 7-4, 3.51)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. CLE Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2008 (7-4)             97.1  86  43  38  31  63  9    3.51      
 2007 (5-7)             83    96  44  34  32  67  8    3.69      
 2006 (3-6)             50    62  33  32  23  38  6    5.76      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         3-3  45    37  20  16   9  34  5    3.20   57 
 2008-07-07    KCR  ND   6.2   9   3   3   2   5  0     109   47 
 2008-07-01    BOS   W   7     5   1   0   0   3  0     102   68 
 2008-06-26   @FLA   W   9     1   1   1   1  10  1     108   90 
 2008-06-20    HOU   L   6     7   4   3   2   8  0     113   50 
 2008-06-14    FLA   W   7     3   1   1   1   3  0     112   69 
 2008-06-08   @TEX   L   4     6   3   3   1   2  2      77   39 
 2008-06-03   @BOS   L   5.1   6   7   5   2   3  2      96   33 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.CLE      0-1  15    16   6   6   7  21  0    3.60   53 
 2007-08-04    CLE  ND   4     6   2   2   2   5  0      93   45 
 2007-07-29   @CLE  ND   6     5   1   1   3  11  0     109   66 
 2006-08-17    CLE   L   5     5   3   3   2   5  0     102   48 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   36-14   Road:   19-23   ExtrInn: 5-4 
 vsRHP:  40-25   vsLHP:  15-12   1-Run:  16-11
 vsEast: 24-17   vsCntrl: 8-7    vsWest: 11-7  IL:12-6 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 92 Fri, Jul 11  @CLE  L   0-5       55-37  1st  1.5 up
 91 Thu, Jul 10  @CLE  L   2-13      55-36  1st  1.5 up
 90 Wed, Jul  9  @NYY  L   1-2 (10)  55-35  1st  2.0 up
 89 Tue, Jul  8  @NYY  L   0-5       55-34  1st  3.0 up
 88 Mon, Jul  7   KCR  L   4-7 (10)  55-33  1st  4.0 up
 87 Sun, Jul  6   KCR  W   9-2       55-32  1st  5.0 up
 86 Sat, Jul  5   KCR  W   3-0       54-32  1st  4.0 up
 85 Fri, Jul  4   KCR  W  11-2       53-32  1st  3.0 up
 84 Wed, Jul  2   BOS  W   7-6       52-32  1st  3.5 up
 83 Tue, Jul  1   BOS  W   3-1       51-32  1st  2.5 up
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:18-12
Cleveland Indians, 39-53, 5th, 14 GB, 14½ GB in WC

SP: Matt Ginter (, RHP, 0-0, undef)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. TBR Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2005 (0-1)             35    49  25  24   9  15  6    6.17      
 2004 (1-3)             69.1  82  41  35  20  38  8    4.54      
 2003 (0-0)              3.1   2   5   5   1   0  1   13.50      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         0-3  29    42  26  23  11  15  6    7.14   38 
 2005-09-18   @LAA   L   4.1  10   5   5   1   1  0      65   23 
 2004-09-03   @PHI  ND   1     1   0   0   1   0  0      16   50 
 2004-08-22   @SFG   L   6     7   3   3   2   3  2      92   47 
 2004-08-11    HOU  ND   6     7   2   2   1   2  0      88   51 
 2004-07-08   @PHI  ND   5     4   3   3   3   3  1      88   47 
 2004-07-03    NYY  ND   3.2   6   6   3   2   3  1      78   32 
 2004-06-27   @NYY   L   3     7   7   7   1   3  2      73   19 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.TBR    Has never faced TBR.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   24-22   Road:   15-31   ExtrInn: 3-7 
 vsRHP:  30-38   vsLHP:   9-15   1-Run:   6-11
 vsEast:  9-6    vsCntrl:13-24   vsWest: 11-11 IL: 6-12

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 92 Fri, Jul 11   TBR  W   5-0       39-53  5th 14.0 gb
 91 Thu, Jul 10   TBR  W  13-2       38-53  5th 15.0 gb
 90 Wed, Jul  9  @DET  L   6-8       37-53  5th 16.0 gb
 89 Tue, Jul  8  @DET  L   2-9       37-52  5th 15.0 gb
 88 Sun, Jul  6  @MIN  L   3-4       37-51  5th 14.0 gb
 87 Sat, Jul  5  @MIN  L   6-9       37-50  5th 13.0 gb
 86 Fri, Jul  4  @MIN  L   3-12      37-49  5th 12.0 gb
 85 Wed, Jul  2  @CHW  L   5-6 (10)  37-48  5th 12.5 gb
 84 Tue, Jul  1  @CHW  L   2-3 (10)  37-47  5th 11.5 gb
 83 Mon, Jun 30  @CHW  L   7-9       37-46  5th 10.5 gb
 Last 10: 2-8    Last 20: 6-14   Last 30:11-19
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Fri, Jul 11, 2008 CLE  5  TBR  0        W:Cliff Lee (12-2), L: James Shields (7-6), S: none
Thu, Jul 10, 2008 CLE 13  TBR  2        W:Aaron Laffey (5-5), L: Andy Sonnanstine (10-4), S: none

Sun, Aug 19, 2007 TBD  4  CLE  3 (12)   W:Scott Dohmann (2-0), L: Rafael Perez (0-1), S: none
Sat, Aug 18, 2007 CLE  8 @TBD  1        W:Jake Westbrook (4-7), L: Jason Hammel (1-3), S: none
Fri, Aug 17, 2007 CLE  2 @TBD  1        W:Paul Byrd (11-5), L: Edwin Jackson (3-12), S: Joe Borowski (34)
Mon, Jul 02, 2007 CLE 10  TBD  2        W:Fausto Carmona (9-4), L: Andy Sonnanstine (1-3), S: none
Sun, Jul 01, 2007 CLE  3  TBD  2        W:Cliff Lee (5-4), L: James Shields (6-4), S: Joe Borowski (24)
Sat, Jun 30, 2007 CLE  8  TBD  6        W:C.C. Sabathia (12-2), L: J.P. Howell (1-2), S: Joe Borowski (23)
Fri, Jun 29, 2007 CLE  2  TBD  1        W:Joe Borowski (1-3), L: Shawn Camp (0-2), S: none
Sun, Apr 22, 2007 CLE  6 @TBD  4        W:Tom Mastny (1-0), L: Brian Stokes (1-3), S: Joe Borowski (7)
Season Series: 2008 - CLE leads 2-0; 2007 - CLE won 8-2; 2006 - CLE won 6-1; All-Time - CLE leads 57-26

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  5.52

CLE  4.49

WSN  3.68

RA/G

OAK  3.62

NYM  4.53

TEX  5.73

BA

C. Jones  .373

N. McLouth  .284

T. Pena  .155

OBP

C. Jones  .470

D. Eckstein  .356

T. Pena  .176

SLG

L. Berkman  .656

B. Hawpe  .467

T. Pena  .204

OPS

L. Berkman  1.100

M. Cameron  .815

T. Pena  .381

ERA

J. Duchscherer  1.78

J. Beckett  3.94

M. Hendrickson  6.24

K/9IP

C. Billingsley  9.47

G. Floyd  6.04

L. Hernandez  3.36

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Tampa Bay Rays Batters (4.64 RS/G) vs. Cleveland Indians Pitchers (4.48 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS
G/S/vB
63.Betancourt
G/S/vB
30.Kobayashi
G/S/vB
50.Lewis
G/S/vB
40.Mastny
G/S/vB
49.Mujica
G/S/vB
53.Perez*
G/S/vB
34.Rincon
G/S/vB
54.Slocum
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
16.Aybar# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 143/87 .246/.331/.381/.712 .924/.569 .736 79/.615 2/1 3/
44.Brignac* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 9/7 .000/.111/.000/.111 .000/.143 .000 9/.111 0/0 0/
13.Crawford* G/S/vP 1/no AB 7/.762 ··· ··· ··· ··· 4/.000 7/.572 3/1.167 394/273 .274/.319/.391/.709 .625/.748 .573 101/.809 23/6 8/
15.Floyd* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 135/128 .256/.348/.444/.793 .619/.802 .614 46/.732 1/0 6/
31.Gomes G/S/vP ··· 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 4/.750 2/.000 ··· 142/53 .185/.282/.395/.677 .730/.587 .731 37/.515 5/1 7/
26.Gross* G/S/vP ··· 1/3.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 209/182 .230/.335/.410/.745 .531/.778 .664 46/.743 2/2 7/
32.Hinske* G/S/vP 1/2.000 2/.500 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 6/.533 ··· 264/221 .261/.352/.517/.870 .580/.924 .975 65/.952 7/2 14/
1.Iwamura* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 5/.400 1/no AB ··· 407/291 .273/.347/.378/.726 .645/.758 .735 101/.757 5/2 5/
3.Longoria G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/1.000 ··· 343/250 .281/.353/.525/.878 .814/.901 .960 109/.983 6/0 16/
30.Navarro# G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· 3/.000 ··· 264/197 .306/.357/.417/.775 .704/.811 .749 92/.683 0/3 4/
23.Pena* G/S/vP 1/2.000 8/1.500 ··· ··· ··· ··· 4/.250 13/.558 ··· 307/203 .238/.342/.446/.788 .698/.834 .733 64/.884 0/0 14/
9.Riggans G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 85/46 .267/.321/.467/.788 .848/.740 .970 16/1.194 0/0 4/
2.Upton G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· 3/1.334 3/.333 3/.000 392/280 .277/.386/.406/.792 .799/.790 .787 107/.624 27/11 6/
18.Zobrist# G/S/vP ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 2/1.000 1/.000 2/.000 50/31 .261/.320/.543/.863 .950/.810 .920 33/.916 1/0 3/
IP 40.0 42.0 32.1 6.1 15.1 42.0 29.0 2.0 TOTAL .262/.337/.413/.751 .723/.762 .738 .767 100/33 98/53
ERA-K/9 /0.0 6.30/9.0 3.21/5.6 4.73/7.0 17.05/10.0 5.28/5.9 3.21/9.0 5.90/6.8 27.00/4.5 4.33/6.4

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Navarro (28-16-4)
 Riggans (11-0-2)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA / 178/.300 174/.242 149/.281 41/.394 65/.259 175/.256 139/.291 15/.615 .272  Upton
 Gross
 Crawford
 Hinske
 Zobrist
 Gomes
0/87/0/9
2/16/59/5
87/1/0/1
5/0/37/1
0/1/1/0
6/0/13/0
OPS .867 .643 .833 1.270 .808 .695 .864 1.754 .757
vs LHB (BF-OPS) / 80/.814 74/.698 75/.836 18/2.083 30/.700 78/.600 59/.910 8/1.214 .779
vs RHB (BF-OPS) / 98/.911 100/.602 74/.829 23/.772 35/.890 97/.769 80/.830 7/2.381 .743
Home / 98/.840 101/.546 86/.793 11/.830 35/.871 80/.608 72/.766 / .706
Last 28d days / 44/.805 33/.701 10/1.389 17/1.012 30/.670 42/.575 6/.750 15/1.754
HR/SB/CS // 8/5/1 5/2/0 4/1/0 3/1/0 3/0/0 5/1/3 5/4/1 2/0/0 104/38/17
Usage ··o··oo· ···o···· ··o····X ······o· X·o····o Xoo···X· ·X······ ···X···X
Cleveland Indians Batters (4.49 RS/G) vs. Tampa Bay Rays Pitchers (4.07 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 22.Garza
G/S/vB
50.Balfour
G/S/vB
47.Glover
G/S/vB
49.Hammel
G/S/vB
39.Howell*
G/S/vB
57.Miller*
G/S/vB
35.Wheeler
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
1.Blake G/S/vP 6/.367 5/2.000 5/1.850 8/.679 8/1.000 2/1.000 ··· 332/262 .279/.353/.446/.799 .870/.780 .634 100/.886 2/0 9/
7.Carroll G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/no AB 1/.000 ··· 3/.333 3/.667 239/176 .267/.348/.340/.687 .637/.706 .911 102/.648 6/1 0/
17.Choo* G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· 1/4.000 4/1.250 ··· 1/.000 ··· 127/104 .243/.346/.421/.767 .581/.810 .909 85/.635 2/1 3/
20.Dellucci* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/2.000 2/.000 ··· 4/.000 ··· 241/231 .226/.299/.396/.695 .100/.721 .613 48/.620 2/1 8/
44.Fasano G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 11/9 .500/.545/.600/1.145 1.500/1.056 1.417 11/1.145 0/0 0/
12.Francisco G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/2.000 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 253/197 .288/.344/.472/.815 .730/.839 .916 97/.805 3/3 8/
25.Garko G/S/vP 7/.762 ··· 3/1.333 6/.833 4/1.250 ··· ··· 320/240 .237/.316/.332/.648 .747/.616 .630 80/.360 0/0 6/
38.Gutierrez G/S/vP 3/1.334 ··· 1/.000 1/3.000 2/1.000 ··· ··· 222/150 .215/.265/.317/.582 .580/.583 .698 40/.152 4/2 3/
15.Marte G/S/vP 2/.500 ··· 1/.000 5/1.350 2/2.500 ··· ··· 82/61 .160/.203/.200/.403 .508/.365 .305 30/.441 1/1 0/
2.Peralta G/S/vP 5/1.200 4/.000 3/.666 9/1.000 6/1.166 3/1.167 ··· 359/279 .257/.303/.473/.776 .681/.803 .676 103/.985 2/0 15/
10.Shoppach G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 3/.333 ··· ··· ··· 178/124 .255/.316/.460/.776 .822/.755 .796 83/.819 0/0 7/
24.Sizemore* G/S/vP 9/.708 2/2.000 1/no AB 8/1.089 9/.888 4/2.417 1/.000 413/302 .274/.375/.537/.912 .786/.958 1.031 111/.916 21/3 22/
11.Velandia G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 16/6 .200/.250/.267/.517 .000/1.467 .571 8/1.071 0/0 0/
IP 97.1 19.2 34.0 52.2 56.0 24.0 40.2 TOTAL .248/.321/.398/.720 .689/.729 .734 .727 46/15 89/41
ERA-K/9 3.51/5.8 1.37/14.2 5.82/5.8 4.44/5.1 2.73/8.8 3.38/6.8 2.43/5.7 3.72/6.9

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Fasano (1-1-0)
 Shoppach (17-3-6)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 406/.235 75/.123 160/.300 231/.275 230/.187 98/.235 161/.172 .242  Francisco
 Gutierrez
 Sizemore
 Dellucci
 Carroll
 Choo
46/1/21/10
3/5/59/3
0/88/0/1
46/0/0/1
1/0/0/0
2/0/26/0
OPS .650 .383 .841 .798 .571 .648 .566 .691
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 202/.682 31/.554 73/.863 109/.942 78/.499 57/.569 60/.368 .706
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 204/.620 44/.261 87/.822 122/.671 152/.606 41/.755 101/.681 .679
Road 173/.749 33/.465 62/.863 159/.870 105/.646 41/.939 80/.646 .774
Last 28d days 137/.503 52/.319 61/.992 38/.549 52/.459 25/.678 43/.534
HR/SB/CS 9/2/1 0/1/0 3/0/0 7/8/1 4/9/1 1/0/2 6/0/1 80/43/18
Usage ····X··· ··XX··X· ·X·X·o·· XX·X···o ··X·X·X· ·o··oo·· ····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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