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Game Preview: CHC @ COL, 3:05pm, Thursday, April 24, 2008 @Coors Field

Chicago Cubs, 15-6, 1st, 2 up

SP: Jason Marquis (29, RHP, 1-0, 3.86)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. COL Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2008 (1-0)             16.1  18   8   7   7  11  2    3.86      
 2007 (12-9)           191.2 190 111  98  76 109 22    4.60      
 2006 (14-16)          194.1 221 136 130  75  96 35    6.02      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         2-1  35.1  48  25  22  13  21  2    5.60   41 
 2008-04-19    PIT   W   6     6   1   1   1   7  0     102   62 
 2008-04-13   @PHI  ND   5     4   2   2   5   2  1      86   48 
 2008-04-05    HOU  ND   5.1   8   5   4   1   2  1      81   35 
 2007-09-26   @FLA   L   5     9   5   4   2   4  0      77   33 
 2007-09-21    PIT  ND   2.2   8   7   7   2   1  0      54   13 
 2007-09-16   @STL   W   6.1   5   1   1   2   4  0      88   61 
 2007-09-11   @HOU  ND   5     8   4   3   0   1  0      62   38 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.COL      2-2  33.1  33  14  13   9  18  4    3.51   53 
 2007-08-10   @COL   W   6.2   5   1   0   0   5  0      89   67 
 2007-06-25    COL  ND   5.2   7   3   3   2   5  0      97   46 
 2006-06-16    COL   W   8     5   1   1   2   3  1     101   69 
 2006-05-08    COL   L   6    10   6   6   3   0  2      77   25 
 2005-07-02    COL   L   7     6   3   3   2   5  1     106   56 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   10-4    Road:    5-2    ExtrInn: 4-1 
 vsRHP:   9-5    vsLHP:   6-1    1-Run:   4-2 
 vsEast:  3-2    vsCntrl:11-4    vsWest:  1-0  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 21 Wed, Apr 23  @COL  W   7-6 (10)  15-6   1st  2.0 up
 20 Tue, Apr 22   NYM  W   8-1       14-6   1st  1.5 up
 19 Mon, Apr 21   NYM  W   7-1       13-6   1st  0.5 up
 18 Sun, Apr 20   PIT  W  13-6       12-6   1st  0.5 up
 17 Sat, Apr 19   PIT  W  13-1       11-6   2nd  0.5 gb
 16 Fri, Apr 18   PIT  W   3-2       10-6   2nd  1.5 gb
 15 Thu, Apr 17   CIN  L   2-9        9-6   2nd  1.5 gb
 14 Wed, Apr 16   CIN  W  12-3        9-5   2nd  1.5 gb
 13 Tue, Apr 15   CIN  W   9-5        8-5   2nd  1.5 gb
 12 Sun, Apr 13  @PHI  W   6-5 (10)   7-5   3rd  1.5 gb
 Last 10: 9-1    Last 20:15-5    Last 30:15-6 
Colorado Rockies, 9-12, 2nd, 6 GB, 4 GB in WC

SP: Aaron Cook (29, RHP, 2-1, 3.12)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. CHC Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2008 (2-1)             26    20  10   9   8  12  2    3.12      
 2007 (8-7)            166   178  87  76  44  61 15    4.12      
 2006 (9-15)           212.2 242 107 100  55  92 17    4.23      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         3-2  45    43  23  16  13  22  5    3.20   52 
 2008-04-19   @HOU   W   7     4   2   1   1   4  1      97   66 
 2008-04-13   @ARI   W   6     8   3   3   3   4  0      96   45 
 2008-04-07    ATL  ND   7     2   1   1   1   1  0      73   69 
 2008-04-02   @STL   L   6     6   4   4   3   3  1      85   44 
 2007-08-10    CHC   L   6     8   5   2   3   4  1     105   43 
 2007-08-05   @ATL  ND   5.1  10   5   3   0   1  1      85   33 
 2007-07-31   @FLA   W   7.2   5   3   2   2   5  1     106   62 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.CHC      2-1  21    25   8   5   5   5  2    2.14   52 
 2007-08-10    CHC   L   6     8   5   2   3   4  1     105   43 
 2006-08-11    CHC   W   8    10   2   2   1   1  1     107   54 
 2005-08-20    CHC   W   7     7   1   1   1   0  0      81   58 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    3-6    Road:    6-6    ExtrInn: 1-2 
 vsRHP:   6-10   vsLHP:   3-2    1-Run:   5-1 
 vsEast:  3-2    vsCntrl: 3-4    vsWest:  3-6  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 21 Wed, Apr 23   CHC  L   6-7 (10)   9-12  2nd  6.0 gb
 20 Tue, Apr 22   PHI  L   6-8        9-11  2nd  6.0 gb
 19 Mon, Apr 21   PHI  L   5-9        9-10  2nd  5.0 gb
 18 Sun, Apr 20  @HOU  L   4-6        9-9   2nd  4.0 gb
 17 Sat, Apr 19  @HOU  W   3-2        9-8   2nd  4.0 gb
 16 Fri, Apr 18  @HOU  W  11-5        8-8   2nd  4.0 gb
 15 Thu, Apr 17  @SDP  W   2-1 (22)   7-8   3rd  4.0 gb
 14 Wed, Apr 16  @SDP  W  10-2        6-8   4th  4.5 gb
 13 Tue, Apr 15  @SDP  L   0-6        5-8   4th  4.5 gb
 12 Sun, Apr 13  @ARI  W  13-5        5-7   3rd  4.0 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20: 8-12   Last 30: 9-12
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Wed, Apr 23, 2008 CHC  7 @COL  6 (10)   W:Kerry Wood (2-0), L: Kip Wells (1-1), S: Carlos Marmol (2)

Sun, Aug 12, 2007 COL  6  CHC  3        W:Matt Herges (1-0), L: Kerry Wood (0-1), S: Manuel Corpas (9)
Sat, Aug 11, 2007 COL 15  CHC  2        W:Josh Fogg (7-7), L: Rich Hill (6-7), S: none
Fri, Aug 10, 2007 CHC  6 @COL  2        W:Jason Marquis (9-7), L: Aaron Cook (8-7), S: none
Thu, Aug 09, 2007 CHC 10 @COL  2        W:Ted Lilly (13-5), L: Ubaldo Jimenez (1-2), S: none
Wed, Jun 27, 2007 CHC  6  COL  4        W:Carlos Zambrano (9-6), L: Jason Hirsh (3-7), S: Carlos Marmol (1)
Tue, Jun 26, 2007 CHC  8  COL  5        W:Ted Lilly (6-4), L: Rodrigo Lopez (4-1), S: Will Ohman (1)
Mon, Jun 25, 2007 CHC 10  COL  9        W:Bobby Howry (4-4), L: Brian Fuentes (0-2), S: none
Sun, Oct 01, 2006 CHC  8  COL  5        W:David Aardsma (3-0), L: Jeremy Affeldt (8-8), S: none
Sat, Sep 30, 2006 COL 11 @CHC  9 (14)   W:Ramon Ramirez (4-3), L: Jae Kuk Ryu (0-1), S: none
Season Series: 2008 - CHC leads 1-0; 2007 - CHC won 5-2; 2006 - COL won 4-2; All-Time - CHC leads 69-63

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.

Chicago Cubs Batters (6.33 RS/G) vs. Colorado Rockies Pitchers (5.29 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 28.Cook
G/S/vB
35.Buchholz
G/S/vB
60.Corpas
G/S/vB
40.Fuentes*
G/S/vB
34.Herges
G/S/vB
45.Newman*
G/S/vB
23.Speier
G/S/vB
16.Wells
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
24.Blanco G/S/vP 1/2.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 5/.500 ··· ··· 3/.000 58/36 .167/.193/.222/.415 .145/.574 .408 / 0/0 0/0
5.Cedeno G/S/vP 3/.666 3/2.000 3/.000 1/2.000 1/no AB ··· ··· 3/1.000 80/46 .203/.231/.392/.623 .382/.823 .622 / 2/1 4/2
7.DeRosa G/S/vP 5/.200 9/.444 2/.000 3/.666 5/.600 ··· 1/.000 4/.833 574/410 .293/.371/.420/.792 .745/.810 .766 / 1/2 10/11
17.Fontenot* G/S/vP 3/.666 3/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/no AB 260/201 .278/.336/.402/.738 .586/.781 .633 / 5/4 3/8
1.Fukudome* G/S/vP ··· 1/no AB 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· / /// / / / /
9.Johnson G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· ··· 3/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/no AB 1/.000 307/222 .236/.305/.320/.625 .913/.513 .630 / 4/2 2/0
25.Lee G/S/vP 11/1.207 4/1.000 1/2.000 3/2.334 11/.788 ··· 1/.000 28/.748 650/509 .317/.400/.513/.913 1.015/.885 .749 / 6/5 22/7
19.Murton G/S/vP 3/.666 2/.000 3/3.000 3/.333 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· 261/160 .281/.352/.438/.791 .892/.727 .918 / 1/0 8/4
20.Pie* G/S/vP 3/.000 2/1.500 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/1.000 1/.000 194/156 .215/.271/.333/.604 .269/.689 .640 / 8/1 2/0
16.Ramirez G/S/vP 7/.000 5/.600 2/2.500 6/1.917 10/.500 ··· ··· 18/1.091 558/431 .310/.366/.549/.915 1.220/.826 .780 / 0/0 26/10
18.Soto G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 60/30 .389/.433/.667/1.100 1.096/1.104 1.242 / 0/0 3/0
2.Theriot G/S/vP 4/.000 3/.833 3/1.000 3/1.000 ··· ··· 2/2.000 5/.800 597/456 .266/.326/.346/.672 .797/.634 .609 / 28/4 3/11
33.Ward* G/S/vP 4/.500 ··· 2/.000 ··· 5/.800 ··· ··· 14/1.198 133/123 .327/.436/.527/.963 .775/.978 .893 / 0/0 3/1
IP 166.0 93.2 78.0 61.1 48.2 2.0 18.0 162.2 TOTAL .289/.373/.468/.841 .840/.842 .759 .841 18/7 27/13
ERA-K/9 4.12/3.3 4.23/5.9 2.08/6.7 3.08/8.2 2.96/5.5 4.50/13.5 4.00/6.5 5.70/6.7 4.55/6.0

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Blanco (8-3-2)
 Soto (10-4-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 698/.279 396/.288 306/.224 255/.206 191/.198 8/.250 77/.299 750/.287 .256  Johnson
 Murton
 DeRosa
 Ward
 Pie
 Theriot
70/1/8/3
28/1/41/3
1/0/22/1
1/0/10/1
2/80/0/1
4/0/2/0
OPS .744 .748 .596 .622 .598 .625 .814 .828 .753
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 346/.701 182/.726 152/.630 64/.598 82/.654 5/.000 29/.929 325/.865 .688
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 352/.788 214/.767 154/.562 191/.630 109/.555 3/1.667 48/.750 425/.799 .788
Home 338/.768 184/.784 163/.589 117/.534 118/.717 5/1.000 55/.996 358/.796 .844
Last 28d days / / / / / / / /
HR/SB/CS 15/8/2 8/7/0 6/0/3 6/1/1 4/0/1 0/0/0 1/1/1 19/17/5 22/12/1
Usage ····X··· o·X··oXo XX··o·Xo X·oXX·Xo ·Xo··XoX o··o··X· X··X··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.

Colorado Rockies Batters (4.43 RS/G) vs. Chicago Cubs Pitchers (4.48 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 21.Marquis
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
34.Wood
G/S/vB
43.Wuertz
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
27.Atkins G/S/vP 16/.583 ··· 5/1.800 9/.333 5/1.933 3/1.167 3/.333 4/.833 684/486 .301/.367/.486/.853 .782/.882 .936 / 3/1 25/14
10.Baker G/S/vP 3/.333 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 159/90 .222/.296/.347/.643 .760/.556 .762 / 0/0 4/3
12.Barmes G/S/vP 7/.000 ··· 4/.000 13/.666 3/.000 2/1.500 2/.000 3/.000 39/29 .216/.237/.297/.534 1.111/.351 .804 / 0/0 0/2
11.Hawpe* G/S/vP 18/1.411 ··· 7/.715 9/1.667 3/.333 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 606/467 .291/.387/.539/.926 .679/1.002 1.017 / 0/2 29/6
17.Helton* G/S/vP 29/1.039 ··· ··· 26/.755 4/.250 3/.000 22/.364 3/.333 682/485 .320/.434/.494/.928 .743/1.005 .997 / 0/1 17/2
5.Holliday G/S/vP 19/.819 ··· 3/.666 12/.969 6/.533 3/2.500 2/.000 5/.400 713/549 .340/.405/.607/1.012 .958/1.028 1.157 / 11/4 36/3
20.Iannetta G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/1.666 234/174 .218/.330/.350/.681 .779/.648 .538 / 0/0 4/1
4.Nix G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· / /// / / / /
22.Podsednik* G/S/vP 14/.742 ··· 3/.666 ··· 1/no AB 6/.900 17/1.042 2/1.000 235/163 .243/.299/.369/.668 .774/.622 .659 / 12/5 2/4
19.Spilborghs G/S/vP 5/.800 ··· 2/.000 1/.000 5/.933 3/.333 2/2.000 4/.750 300/199 .299/.363/.485/.848 1.012/.767 .888 / 4/1 11/1
3.Taveras G/S/vP 34/.668 ··· ··· 6/.666 5/.400 2/.000 3/.333 7/.429 408/309 .320/.367/.382/.748 .877/.708 .776 / 33/9 2/4
8.Torrealba G/S/vP 9/.819 ··· 3/.000 4/.500 4/.500 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 443/344 .255/.323/.376/.699 .710/.695 .777 / 2/1 8/7
2.Tulowitzki G/S/vP 6/.500 ··· 2/2.500 1/5.000 2/.000 3/1.666 2/1.500 4/.500 682/527 .291/.359/.479/.838 .932/.811 .960 / 7/6 24/11
IP 191.2 11.0 81.1 78.0 69.1 103.1 24.1 72.1 TOTAL .251/.325/.396/.721 .652/.738 .771 .721 18/7 18/11
ERA-K/9 4.60/5.1 0.82/10.6 3.32/8.0 4.73/6.2 1.43/12.5 3.92/5.8 3.33/8.9 3.48/9.8 3.89/6.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Iannetta (33-10-4)
 Torrealba (61-15-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 846/.256 42/.189 336/.245 342/.293 285/.169 446/.267 101/.207 312/.234 .239  Holliday
 Taveras
 Hawpe
 Podsednik
 Spilborghs
 Baker
 Barmes
157/0/0/7
0/86/0/7
0/0/142/6
55/3/0/4
15/46/20/2
6/0/13/1
0/5/0/0
OPS .744 .566 .670 .785 .508 .750 .609 .712 .709
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 373/.828 14/.071 144/.566 161/.836 106/.616 75/.600 32/.443 93/.707 .781
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 473/.679 28/.829 192/.746 181/.741 179/.445 371/.781 69/.683 219/.714 .665
Road 404/.779 21/.668 156/.626 165/.693 142/.513 237/.708 54/.783 125/.669 .765
Last 28d days / / / / / / / /
HR/SB/CS 22/20/2 0/1/0 8/2/0 7/2/0 3/9/0 13/5/2 0/0/1 8/7/1 21/15/6
Usage ····X··· ·X··X··X oo·X··o· X····oX· XXo··X·· o··X·oo· X·o··o·· o··XX·o·

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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