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Game Preview: DET @ CLE, 7:05pm, Monday, July 28, 2008 @Jacobs Field

Detroit Tigers, 53-51, 3rd, 6½ GB, 6½ GB in WC

SP: Kenny Rogers (43, LHP, 8-6, 4.48)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. CLE Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2008 (8-6)            126.2 144  69  63  48  49 12    4.48      
 2007 (3-4)             63    65  36  31  25  36  8    4.43      
 2006 (17-8)           204   195  97  87  62  99 23    3.84      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         4-2  45    52  21  21  13  15  4    4.20   47 
 2008-07-22   @KCR   W   6     4   1   1   1   4  0      79   63 
 2008-07-17   @BAL   W   6    11   4   4   2   1  1      87   33 
 2008-07-10    MIN  ND   7     9   3   3   2   1  0      97   46 
 2008-07-04   @SEA   L   7.2   6   4   4   2   3  1     104   52 
 2008-06-29    COL   W   6     8   3   3   2   2  1      98   44 
 2008-06-24    STL   L   5.1   9   5   5   3   2  1      98   29 
 2008-06-17   @SFG   W   7     5   1   1   1   2  0      90   64 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.CLE      2-0  33.1  25  11   8  13  16  3    2.16   58 
 2008-06-07    CLE  ND   7     5   3   1   2   3  0     105   60 
 2007-09-17   @CLE  ND   7     5   2   2   3   4  1      99   60 
 2007-07-04    CLE   W   5.1   7   2   1   3   3  0      95   48 
 2006-08-27   @CLE   W   7     4   1   1   3   3  0     107   65 
 2006-08-05    CLE  ND   7     4   3   3   2   3  2     113   58 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   29-22   Road:   24-29   ExtrInn: 2-5 
 vsRHP:  33-43   vsLHP:  20-8    1-Run:  13-17
 vsEast: 10-10   vsCntrl:18-26   vsWest: 12-10 IL:13-5 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
104 Sun, Jul 27   CHW  W   6-4       53-51  3rd  6.5 gb
103 Sat, Jul 26   CHW  L   6-7       52-51  3rd  7.5 gb
102 Fri, Jul 25   CHW  L   5-6       52-50  3rd  6.5 gb
101 Wed, Jul 23  @KCR  W   7-1       52-49  3rd  5.5 gb
100 Tue, Jul 22  @KCR  W   7-1       51-49  3rd  5.5 gb
 99 Mon, Jul 21  @KCR  W  19-4       50-49  3rd  5.5 gb
 98 Sun, Jul 20  @BAL  W   5-1       49-49  3rd  6.5 gb
 97 Sat, Jul 19  @BAL  L  10-11(10)  48-49  3rd  7.5 gb
 96 Fri, Jul 18  @BAL  L   4-7       48-48  3rd  7.5 gb
 95 Thu, Jul 17  @BAL  W   6-5       48-47  3rd  6.5 gb
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:18-12
Cleveland Indians, 45-58, 5th, 14 GB, 14 GB in WC

SP: Paul Byrd (37, RHP, 4-10, 5.28)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. DET Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2008 (4-10)           107.1 130  67  63  19  49 23    5.28      
 2007 (15-8)           192.1 239 107  98  28  88 27    4.59      
 2006 (10-9)           179   232 120  97  38  88 26    4.88      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         1-5  36.2  54  29  28  11  23  7    6.87   38 
 2008-07-21   @LAA   W   5.1   9   1   1   2   5  0      94   49 
 2008-07-09   @DET  ND   6     9   3   3   1   5  0      86   46 
 2008-07-04   @MIN   L   5.1   8   6   6   3   4  2      89   29 
 2008-06-28    CIN   L   6     6   4   4   3   4  1      95   45 
 2008-06-22   @LAD   L   7     7   4   4   0   1  1      82   48 
 2008-06-17   @COL   L   4     9   5   5   1   4  2      78   27 
 2008-06-11    MIN   L   3     6   6   5   1   0  1      44   24 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.DET      2-0  32.2  36  20  16   5  14  7    4.41   47 
 2008-07-09   @DET  ND   6     9   3   3   1   5  0      86   46 
 2008-06-06   @DET   W   7     4   2   2   0   2  2      80   63 
 2007-09-17    DET  ND   7.1  10   5   4   1   0  1      99   39 
 2007-08-22   @DET   W   5.1   6   6   3   2   4  3      78   40 
 2007-07-03   @DET  ND   7     7   4   4   1   3  1     104   49 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   27-24   Road:   18-34   ExtrInn: 3-7 
 vsRHP:  35-43   vsLHP:  10-15   1-Run:   7-12
 vsEast: 11-6    vsCntrl:14-26   vsWest: 14-14 IL: 6-12

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
103 Sun, Jul 27   MIN  L   2-4       45-58  5th 14.0 gb
102 Sat, Jul 26   MIN  L   4-11      45-57  4th 14.0 gb
101 Fri, Jul 25   MIN  W   5-4       45-56  4th 13.0 gb
100 Wed, Jul 23  @LAA  L  11-14      44-56  4th 13.0 gb
 99 Tue, Jul 22  @LAA  L   2-3       44-55  4th 12.0 gb
 98 Mon, Jul 21  @LAA  W   5-2       44-54  4th 11.0 gb
 97 Sun, Jul 20  @SEA  W   6-2       43-54  5th 12.0 gb
 96 Sat, Jul 19  @SEA  W   9-6       42-54  5th 13.0 gb
 95 Fri, Jul 18  @SEA  L   2-8       41-54  5th 14.0 gb
 94 Sun, Jul 13   TBR  W   5-2       41-53  5th 13.0 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20: 8-12   Last 30:12-18
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Wed, Jul 09, 2008 DET  8  CLE  6        W:Todd Jones (4-0), L: Jensen Lewis (0-3), S: none
Tue, Jul 08, 2008 DET  9  CLE  2        W:Justin Verlander (6-9), L: Jeremy Sowers (0-5), S: none
Mon, Jun 09, 2008 CLE  8 @DET  2        W:Cliff Lee (10-1), L: Dontrelle Willis (0-1), S: none
Sun, Jun 08, 2008 DET  5  CLE  2        W:Armando Galarraga (5-2), L: Jeremy Sowers (0-1), S: Todd Jones (10)
Sat, Jun 07, 2008 DET  8  CLE  4        W:Zach Miner (3-3), L: Masahide Kobayashi (3-3), S: Todd Jones (9)
Fri, Jun 06, 2008 CLE  4 @DET  2        W:Paul Byrd (3-5), L: Justin Verlander (2-9), S: Joe Borowski (5)
Thu, Apr 17, 2008 CLE 11  DET  1        W:Fausto Carmona (2-1), L: Justin Verlander (0-3), S: none
Wed, Apr 16, 2008 DET 13 @CLE  2        W:Armando Galarraga (1-0), L: C.C. Sabathia (0-3), S: none

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)
Season Series: 2008 - DET leads 5-3; 2007 - CLE won 12-6; 2006 - DET won 13-6; All-Time - DET leads 1026-1001

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  5.57

CLE  4.58

WSN  3.70

RA/G

OAK  3.80

CLE  4.58

TEX  5.87

BA

C. Jones  .369

B. Molina  .285

T. Pena  .152

OBP

C. Jones  .466

I. Suzuki  .358

T. Pena  .174

SLG

L. Berkman  .623

J. Willingham  .470

T. Pena  .201

OPS

L. Berkman  1.066

O. Hudson  .825

T. Pena  .375

ERA

C. Lee  2.29

Z. Greinke  4.06

M. Hendrickson  6.09

K/9IP

T. Lincecum  9.84

P. Maholm  6.17

K. Rogers  3.48

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Detroit Tigers Batters (5.04 RS/G) vs. Cleveland Indians Pitchers (4.58 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 36.Byrd
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
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
24.Cabrera G/S/vP 10/.700 3/.666 2/1.000 1/5.000 2/.500 1/3.000 ··· 2/1.000 436/340 .294/.356/.491/.847 .841/.848 .811 94/.968 1/0 17/
28.Granderson* G/S/vP 38/.567 7/.453 3/.000 2/.000 3/.000 ··· 7/.286 7/.858 357/285 .295/.360/.484/.844 .776/.861 .825 113/.857 7/4 11/
9.Guillen# G/S/vP 41/1.208 17/.765 ··· 2/.000 3/.333 4/2.167 ··· 12/1.000 400/310 .285/.374/.442/.816 .895/.798 .716 81/.786 8/2 9/
15.Inge G/S/vP 29/.636 18/.289 1/.000 2/.000 2/2.500 1/.000 2/.000 21/.255 203/158 .220/.312/.410/.722 .551/.772 .559 32/.692 1/1 7/
20.Joyce* G/S/vP 3/1.667 1/5.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 133/120 .275/.338/.633/.972 .962/.970 .894 74/1.123 0/0 10/
30.Ordonez G/S/vP 45/.616 16/.393 2/1.500 2/1.000 6/1.000 3/.666 2/.000 19/1.037 377/297 .324/.382/.512/.894 .959/.876 .751 42/1.104 0/4 14/
14.Polanco G/S/vP 39/.650 9/.777 3/.000 2/2.000 4/1.750 1/2.000 4/.500 7/.572 409/305 .310/.354/.406/.760 .918/.706 .801 101/.672 3/0 4/
25.Raburn G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 2/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 107/59 .240/.311/.448/.759 .878/.650 .678 22/.914 1/0 4/
8.Renteria G/S/vP 35/.977 4/2.500 2/.500 ··· 2/no AB 1/.000 3/2.334 2/1.500 372/283 .263/.313/.336/.649 .850/.588 .580 74/.531 3/3 5/
7.Rodriguez G/S/vP 22/.636 16/.563 1/.000 2/1.500 4/.250 4/2.750 2/1.000 20/.522 325/243 .298/.342/.421/.763 .727/.775 .683 69/.883 6/1 5/
39.Santiago# G/S/vP 13/.770 3/.000 1/2.000 3/1.167 ··· 1/.000 ··· 6/1.583 70/57 .358/.485/.547/1.032 .944/1.050 1.109 23/.888 0/0 1/
3.Sheffield G/S/vP 35/.576 5/.400 1/2.000 3/.333 5/1.300 3/1.167 2/1.000 7/.762 272/213 .218/.324/.368/.691 .709/.686 .678 84/.676 6/1 8/
33.Thames G/S/vP 9/1.111 6/.167 2/2.500 3/1.334 2/2.000 ··· 2/.000 5/.400 226/140 .262/.323/.597/.920 .982/.884 .891 69/.831 0/3 20/
IP 107.1 43.2 46.1 38.2 12.1 19.2 47.1 33.2 TOTAL .277/.344/.443/.787 .834/.774 .722 .823 39/20 120/74
ERA-K/9 5.28/4.1 5.77/9.1 3.69/6.0 4.89/6.7 11.68/9.5 4.12/5.5 3.42/8.4 6.15/6.4 4.37/6.4

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Inge (8-2-2)
 Rodriguez (31-18-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 462/.300 191/.287 194/.254 181/.297 67/.321 80/.233 195/.251 158/.284 .273  Ordonez
 Granderson
 Thames
 Inge
 Raburn
 Joyce
 Guillen
 Sheffield
0/0/82/4
0/82/0/3
46/0/6/2
2/11/0/2
18/4/14/0
23/0/16/0
2/0/0/0
6/0/0/0
OPS .839 .826 .693 .833 1.040 .700 .698 .832 .757
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 244/.946 88/.758 91/.736 93/.834 37/1.245 39/.635 84/.619 72/.813 .774
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 218/.724 103/.884 103/.654 88/.832 30/.811 41/.755 111/.757 86/.848 .745
Home 168/.721 107/.785 112/.612 98/.798 28/.494 43/.747 92/.632 78/.795 .699
Last 28d days 81/.888 27/.556 27/1.000 42/.967 43/.823 29/.276 41/.560 25/.646
HR/SB/CS 23/3/5 8/6/1 7/2/0 4/1/0 4/1/0 3/0/0 6/2/3 5/4/1 113/44/18
Usage ······X· ·o···X·· ··o···X· ·X··X··· ·X··X··· ·o······ X·o···X· ····oo··
Cleveland Indians Batters (4.58 RS/G) vs. Detroit Tigers Pitchers (4.72 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 37.Rogers*
G/S/vB
34.Dolsi
G/S/vB
49.Fossum*
G/S/vB
59.Jones
G/S/vB
45.Lopez
G/S/vB
31.Miner
G/S/vB
56.Rodney
G/S/vB
44.Seay*
G/S/vB
54.Zumaya
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
13.Cabrera# G/S/vP 3/1.333 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 ··· 3/1.167 1/.000 1/.000 1/2.000 213/171 .186/.282/.246/.528 .458/.553 .501 28/.526 1/2 1/
7.Carroll G/S/vP 4/.000 ··· 2/.000 2/.000 3/.667 1/4.000 ··· 1/.000 1/no AB 262/191 .278/.353/.348/.701 .646/.721 .898 68/.563 6/2 0/
17.Choo* G/S/vP 6/.167 ··· 3/.000 2/.000 ··· 2/1.000 2/1.000 1/3.000 1/no AB 161/135 .257/.354/.449/.803 .512/.863 .902 74/.755 3/1 4/
20.Dellucci* G/S/vP 3/1.667 ··· 1/.000 7/.858 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 269/257 .224/.290/.382/.672 .083/.700 .614 56/.635 2/1 8/
44.Fasano G/S/vP 3/.333 ··· 3/2.667 2/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 27/20 .273/.346/.318/.664 .429/.754 .614 20/.628 0/0 0/
12.Francisco G/S/vP 3/.666 1/.000 3/.333 2/.000 ··· 2/1.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 294/230 .277/.337/.447/.784 .688/.810 .886 81/.724 3/3 8/
25.Garko G/S/vP 9/.597 ··· 5/.000 3/.000 1/.000 5/.400 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 350/267 .236/.309/.348/.657 .717/.638 .634 57/.561 0/0 8/
26.Gonzalez G/S/vP 5/1.400 ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 1/.000 2/.500 1/1 1.000/1.000/1.000/2.000 /2.000 2.000 1/2.000 0/0 0/
38.Gutierrez G/S/vP 6/.533 ··· 3/.000 1/2.000 1/.000 8/.953 1/.000 1/.000 2/1.000 258/179 .217/.263/.342/.604 .632/.592 .700 47/.561 4/2 4/
15.Marte G/S/vP 9/.222 ··· 5/2.200 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 114/85 .192/.243/.308/.551 .670/.511 .551 53/.811 1/1 3/
2.Peralta G/S/vP 40/.946 1/.000 7/1.429 3/1.667 2/.000 8/.929 11/.091 4/.000 5/2.750 403/317 .269/.312/.491/.802 .723/.824 .717 88/1.101 2/0 17/
10.Shoppach G/S/vP 7/.429 ··· ··· ··· ··· 5/1.250 3/.000 2/1.000 ··· 206/152 .254/.322/.454/.776 .822/.759 .760 62/.821 0/0 8/
24.Sizemore* G/S/vP 36/.500 ··· 9/.944 5/.200 1/.000 7/.715 8/.250 8/1.214 4/.250 467/344 .276/.381/.540/.921 .774/.973 1.021 99/1.009 25/3 25/
IP 126.2 31.2 17.0 39.2 41.1 56.2 15.2 33.0 17.2 TOTAL .251/.323/.406/.729 .693/.740 .742 .793 51/17 104/46
ERA-K/9 4.48/3.5 4.55/4.0 5.82/6.9 4.99/2.9 3.05/6.3 3.65/4.6 5.17/8.6 2.73/7.4 2.04/8.1 4.41/5.5

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Fasano (3-2-0)
 Shoppach (21-3-6)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 557/.295 141/.264 77/.314 179/.293 178/.272 243/.236 69/.190 138/.254 83/.242 .265  Francisco
 Gutierrez
 Sizemore
 Dellucci
 Carroll
 Choo
52/2/23/10
5/7/64/3
0/97/0/2
47/0/0/1
1/0/0/0
5/0/30/0
OPS .820 .724 .834 .798 .704 .689 .681 .695 .749 .752
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 152/.776 50/.975 37/.640 84/.837 65/.974 104/.674 32/.846 74/.849 33/.611 .787
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 405/.837 91/.589 40/1.021 95/.765 113/.544 139/.701 37/.503 64/.520 50/.822 .728
Road 319/.804 69/.875 46/.959 77/.739 86/.841 127/.735 37/.927 57/.649 45/.781 .759
Last 28d days 111/.825 39/.914 52/.731 38/.939 36/.753 54/.627 50/.602 34/.710 63/.683
HR/SB/CS 12/1/2 3/5/1 0/0/1 4/2/0 2/1/0 4/5/0 2/2/0 2/0/1 1/0/0 91/41/21
Usage ·····X·· ·X····X· ····o··· ··o·X··o ······X· X·····X· X·o··X·· ·X······ o·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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