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Game Preview: DET @ CLE, 7:05pm, Tuesday, July 29, 2008 @Jacobs Field

Detroit Tigers, 53-52, 3rd, 6½ GB, 7 GB in WC

SP: Armando Galarraga (26, RHP, 8-4, 3.27)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. CLE Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2008 (8-4)            107.1  86  48  39  38  75 13    3.27      
 2007 (0-0)              8.2   8   6   6   7   6  2    6.23      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         2-2  42    46  20  15  11  31  7    3.21   51 
 2008-07-23   @KCR   W   7     3   1   1   1   7  0      87   73 
 2008-07-18   @BAL   L   6.2   8   5   4   0   6  3     104   46 
 2008-07-11    MIN   L   5.2   6   2   2   4   5  0     113   50 
 2008-07-05   @SEA  ND   6     5   1   1   3   2  1      95   57 
 2008-06-30   @MIN  ND   6     9   4   3   1   3  0     101   42 
 2008-06-25    STL  ND   4.2   8   5   4   0   3  3      77   33 
 2008-06-18   @SFG   W   6     7   2   0   2   5  0     104   57 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.CLE      2-0  12.1   5   4   4   2  10  1    2.92   63 
 2008-06-08    CLE   W   5.2   4   2   2   2   4  0      93   55 
 2008-04-16   @CLE   W   6.2   1   2   2   0   6  1      81   70 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   29-22   Road:   24-30   ExtrInn: 2-5 
 vsRHP:  33-44   vsLHP:  20-8    1-Run:  13-17
 vsEast: 10-10   vsCntrl:18-27   vsWest: 12-10 IL:13-5 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
105 Mon, Jul 28  @CLE  L   0-5       53-52  3rd  6.5 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
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:17-13
Cleveland Indians, 46-58, 5th, 13 GB, 13½ GB in WC

SP: Matt Ginter (30, RHP, 1-1, 2.45)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. DET Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2008 (1-1)             11    12   3   3   0   6  1    2.45      
 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      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         1-3  33.1  41  16  16   8  15  4    4.32   47 
 2008-07-22   @LAA   L   6     7   3   3   0   1  1      85   47 
 2008-07-12    TBR   W   5     5   0   0   0   5  0      67   62 
 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 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.DET    Has never faced DET.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   28-24   Road:   18-34   ExtrInn: 3-7 
 vsRHP:  35-43   vsLHP:  11-15   1-Run:   7-12
 vsEast: 11-6    vsCntrl:15-26   vsWest: 14-14 IL: 6-12

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
104 Mon, Jul 28   DET  W   5-0       46-58  5th 13.0 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
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20: 9-11   Last 30:12-18
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Mon, Jul 28, 2008 CLE  5  DET  0        W:Paul Byrd (5-10), L: Kenny Rogers (8-7), S: none
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)
Season Series: 2008 - DET leads 5-4; 2007 - CLE won 12-6; 2006 - DET won 13-6; All-Time - DET leads 1026-1002

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  4.59

WSN  3.70

RA/G

OAK  3.80

CLE  4.54

TEX  5.88

BA

C. Jones  .369

B. Roberts  .286

T. Pena  .152

OBP

C. Jones  .466

J. Hamilton  .358

T. Pena  .174

SLG

L. Berkman  .623

B. Roberts  .473

T. Pena  .201

OPS

L. Berkman  1.066

J. Cantu  .822

T. Pena  .375

ERA

C. Lee  2.29

S. Olsen  4.07

M. Hendrickson  6.09

K/9IP

T. Lincecum  9.84

G. Floyd  6.18

K. Rogers  3.40

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Detroit Tigers Batters (4.99 RS/G) vs. Cleveland Indians Pitchers (4.54 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 56.Ginter
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 3/.666 3/.666 2/1.000 1/5.000 2/.500 2/1.500 ··· 2/1.000 440/344 .291/.352/.486/.838 .841/.838 .795 97/.937 1/0 17/
28.Granderson* G/S/vP ··· 7/.453 3/.000 2/.000 3/.000 ··· 7/.286 7/.858 361/289 .298/.364/.489/.853 .776/.873 .843 113/.862 7/4 11/
9.Guillen# G/S/vP ··· 17/.765 ··· 2/.000 3/.333 4/2.167 ··· 12/1.000 404/314 .282/.373/.438/.811 .895/.792 .708 80/.769 8/2 9/
15.Inge G/S/vP 2/1.000 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 ··· 1/5.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/1.000 137/124 .274/.336/.621/.957 .962/.954 .872 77/1.048 0/0 10/
30.Ordonez G/S/vP ··· 16/.393 2/1.500 2/1.000 6/1.000 4/.500 2/.000 19/1.037 381/301 .323/.381/.509/.889 .959/.871 .746 46/1.049 0/4 14/
14.Polanco G/S/vP 6/.750 9/.777 3/.000 2/2.000 4/1.750 1/2.000 4/.500 7/.572 413/309 .307/.350/.402/.752 .918/.696 .785 100/.637 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 19/1.068 1/0 4/
8.Renteria G/S/vP 1/no AB 4/2.500 2/.500 ··· 2/no AB 1/.000 3/2.334 2/1.500 375/286 .261/.310/.333/.643 .850/.582 .571 72/.529 3/3 5/
7.Rodriguez G/S/vP 2/.000 16/.563 1/.000 2/1.500 4/.250 4/2.750 2/1.000 20/.522 328/246 .295/.338/.417/.756 .727/.765 .671 68/.866 6/1 5/
39.Santiago# G/S/vP 2/1.500 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 4/.500 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 80/.659 6/1 8/
33.Thames G/S/vP ··· 6/.167 2/2.500 3/1.334 2/2.000 1/.000 2/.000 5/.400 230/144 .258/.322/.589/.910 .982/.869 .874 68/.788 0/3 20/
IP 11.0 43.2 46.1 38.2 12.1 21.0 47.1 33.2 TOTAL .276/.343/.441/.784 .834/.769 .716 .808 39/20 120/74
ERA-K/9 2.45/4.9 5.77/9.1 3.69/6.0 4.89/6.7 11.68/9.5 3.86/6.0 3.42/8.4 6.15/6.4 4.32/6.4

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Inge (8-2-2)
 Rodriguez (32-18-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 43/.286 191/.287 194/.254 181/.297 67/.321 84/.221 195/.251 158/.284 .272  Ordonez
 Granderson
 Thames
 Inge
 Raburn
 Joyce
 Guillen
 Sheffield
0/0/83/4
0/83/0/3
46/0/6/2
2/11/0/2
18/4/14/0
24/0/16/0
2/0/0/0
6/0/0/0
OPS .643 .826 .693 .833 1.040 .665 .698 .832 .753
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 32/.581 88/.758 91/.736 93/.834 37/1.245 40/.618 84/.619 72/.813 .774
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 11/.818 103/.884 103/.654 88/.832 30/.811 44/.702 111/.757 86/.848 .740
Home 20/.526 107/.785 112/.612 98/.798 28/.494 47/.679 92/.632 78/.795 .693
Last 28d days 43/.643 27/.556 27/1.000 42/.967 31/.849 30/.267 41/.560 25/.646
HR/SB/CS 1/1/0 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·· X·o····· ·X·o···X ·····oo·
Cleveland Indians Batters (4.59 RS/G) vs. Detroit Tigers Pitchers (4.72 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 58.Galarraga
G/S/vB
34.Dolsi
G/S/vB
49.Fossum*
G/S/vB
59.Jones
G/S/vB
45.Lopez
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 4/.000 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 1/2.000 217/172 .187/.282/.262/.544 .561/.550 .532 32/.626 1/2 2/
7.Carroll G/S/vP 1/no AB ··· 2/.000 2/.000 3/.667 ··· 1/.000 1/no AB 262/191 .278/.353/.348/.701 .646/.721 .898 63/.577 6/2 0/
17.Choo* G/S/vP 2/2.500 ··· 3/.000 2/.000 ··· 2/1.000 1/3.000 1/no AB 161/135 .257/.354/.449/.803 .512/.863 .902 69/.731 3/1 4/
20.Dellucci* G/S/vP 4/1.250 ··· 1/.000 7/.858 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 269/257 .224/.290/.382/.672 .083/.700 .614 52/.585 2/1 8/
44.Fasano G/S/vP ··· ··· 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 ··· 1/.000 3/.333 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 298/231 .273/.336/.442/.778 .676/.806 .869 80/.707 3/3 8/
25.Garko G/S/vP 5/.400 ··· 5/.000 3/.000 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 354/268 .240/.311/.353/.664 .755/.635 .649 57/.614 0/0 8/
26.Gonzalez G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 2/.500 5/2 .400/.400/.400/.800 .667/1.000 .800 5/.800 0/0 0/
38.Gutierrez G/S/vP 5/.000 ··· 3/.000 1/2.000 2/.000 1/.000 1/.000 2/1.000 262/180 .218/.264/.342/.605 .642/.589 .699 51/.567 4/2 4/
15.Marte G/S/vP 1/.000 ··· 5/2.200 2/.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 118/86 .185/.235/.296/.531 .603/.504 .508 57/.751 1/1 3/
2.Peralta G/S/vP 6/.000 1/.000 7/1.429 3/1.667 3/.000 11/.091 4/.000 5/2.750 407/318 .269/.311/.491/.802 .733/.821 .717 87/.960 2/0 17/
10.Shoppach G/S/vP 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· 1/3.000 3/.000 2/1.000 ··· 210/153 .259/.325/.476/.802 .870/.775 .817 62/.908 0/0 9/
24.Sizemore* G/S/vP 5/.650 ··· 9/.944 5/.200 1/.000 8/.250 8/1.214 4/.250 471/344 .279/.384/.544/.928 .802/.973 1.033 98/1.095 26/3 25/
IP 107.1 31.2 17.0 39.2 43.2 15.2 33.0 17.2 TOTAL .251/.324/.408/.732 .706/.739 .746 .793 52/17 106/46
ERA-K/9 3.27/6.3 4.55/4.0 5.82/6.9 4.99/2.9 2.89/6.0 5.17/8.6 2.73/7.4 2.04/8.1 4.42/5.5

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

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 450/.213 141/.264 77/.314 179/.293 186/.265 69/.190 138/.254 83/.242 .265  Francisco
 Gutierrez
 Sizemore
 Dellucci
 Carroll
 Choo
53/2/23/10
5/7/65/3
0/98/0/2
47/0/0/1
1/0/0/0
5/0/30/0
OPS .655 .724 .834 .798 .689 .681 .695 .749 .754
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 244/.818 50/.975 37/.640 84/.837 66/.958 32/.846 74/.849 33/.611 .788
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 206/.461 91/.589 40/1.021 95/.765 120/.537 37/.503 64/.520 50/.822 .730
Road 274/.602 69/.875 46/.959 77/.739 94/.799 37/.927 57/.649 45/.781 .762
Last 28d days 108/.672 39/.914 48/.752 38/.939 44/.680 50/.602 34/.710 56/.657
HR/SB/CS 13/6/0 3/5/1 0/0/1 4/2/0 2/2/0 2/2/0 2/0/1 1/0/0 93/42/21
Usage ·····X·· ··X····X ·····o·· ···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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