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Game Preview: SEA @ DET, 7:05pm, Tuesday, May 20, 2008 @Comerica Park

Seattle Mariners, 18-27, 4th, 7½ GB, 8 GB in WC

SP: Carlos Silva (29, RHP, 3-2, 4.17)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. DET Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2008 (3-2)             58.1  64  27  27  11  24  6    4.17      
 2007 (13-14)          202   229  99  94  36  89 20    4.19      
 2006 (11-15)          180.1 246 130 119  32  70 38    5.94      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         2-2  44.1  52  22  22   8  14  4    4.47   47 
 2008-05-14   @TEX  ND   6.1   5   2   2   0   4  0      88   59 
 2008-05-09    CHW   L   7     8   4   4   2   1  1     108   44 
 2008-05-04   @NYY   L   3    11   8   8   0   1  2      80    6 
 2008-04-29   @CLE  ND   7     7   2   2   1   3  0      99   57 
 2008-04-23    BAL  ND   6     6   2   2   2   4  0      83   54 
 2008-04-17   @OAK   W   7     4   1   1   2   1  0      98   64 
 2008-04-12    LAA   W   8    11   3   3   1   0  1      98   47 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.DET      3-2  32.1  42  16  16   2  14  5    4.45   47 
 2007-09-24   @DET   W   7.2   6   0   0   0   1  0     112   68 
 2007-04-28   @DET   W   6    10   3   3   1   4  0      95   43 
 2006-04-29   @DET   L   2.2   9   9   9   0   3  3      51    7 
 2005-07-23   @DET   L   7     8   2   2   1   4  1      93   56 
 2005-06-23    DET   W   9     9   2   2   0   2  1      91   63 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   11-13   Road:    7-14   ExtrInn: 1-2 
 vsRHP:  14-19   vsLHP:   4-8    1-Run:   3-9 
 vsEast:  3-10   vsCntrl: 3-5    vsWest: 10-11 IL: 2-1 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 45 Sun, May 18   SDP  W   3-2       18-27  4th  7.5 gb
 44 Sat, May 17   SDP  W   4-2       17-27  4th  7.5 gb
 43 Fri, May 16   SDP  L   4-6       16-27  4th  8.5 gb
 42 Wed, May 14  @TEX  W   4-3 (12)  16-26  4th  8.0 gb
 41 Tue, May 13  @TEX  L   2-5       15-26  4th  9.0 gb
 40 Mon, May 12  @TEX  L  12-13(10)  15-25  4th  8.5 gb
 39 Sun, May 11   CHW  W   6-3       15-24  4th  8.0 gb
 38 Sat, May 10   CHW  L   4-8       14-24  4th  8.0 gb
 37 Fri, May  9   CHW  L   2-4       14-23  4th  8.0 gb
 36 Thu, May  8   TEX  L   0-5       14-22  4th  8.0 gb
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20: 6-14   Last 30:11-19
Detroit Tigers, 17-27, 5th, 6½ GB, 8½ GB in WC

SP: Justin Verlander (25, RHP, 1-7, 6.05)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. SEA Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2008 (1-7)             55    57  42  37  24  33  7    6.05      
 2007 (18-6)           201.2 181  88  82  67 183 20    3.66      
 2006 (17-9)           186   187  78  75  60 124 21    3.63      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         1-6  43.1  46  29  29  20  23  5    6.02   43 
 2008-05-14   @KCR   L   6     6   2   2   3   3  0     101   52 
 2008-05-08    BOS   L   6     9   5   5   1   5  1     107   38 
 2008-05-03   @MIN   L   7     7   4   4   2   5  1     117   50 
 2008-04-27    LAA   L   5.2   7   6   6   4   3  0     100   30 
 2008-04-22    TEX   W   6     6   1   1   2   3  1     110   57 
 2008-04-17   @CLE   L   5     7   5   5   4   1  1     104   30 
 2008-04-12   @CHW   L   7.2   4   6   6   4   3  1     115   46 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.SEA      4-0  27.1  28   8   8   4  17  0    2.63   57 
 2007-09-07    SEA   W   8     7   1   1   0   3  0      92   67 
 2007-07-15   @SEA   W   7     8   4   4   1   6  0     108   50 
 2007-05-10    SEA   W   5.1   9   2   2   1   5  0      98   46 
 2006-04-23   @SEA   W   7     4   1   1   2   3  0      93   66 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    8-12   Road:    9-15   ExtrInn: 0-1 
 vsRHP:  12-25   vsLHP:   5-2    1-Run:   4-6 
 vsEast:  8-8    vsCntrl: 4-15   vsWest:  4-2  IL: 1-2 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 44 Sun, May 18  @ARI  L   0-4       17-27  5th  6.5 gb
 43 Sat, May 17  @ARI  W   3-2       17-26  5th  5.5 gb
 42 Fri, May 16  @ARI  L   3-4       16-26  5th  6.0 gb
 41 Thu, May 15  @KCR  L   4-8       16-25  5th  6.0 gb
 40 Wed, May 14  @KCR  L   0-2       16-24  5th  5.0 gb
 39 Tue, May 13  @KCR  L   2-3       16-23  5th  4.5 gb
 38 Sat, May 10   NYY  L   2-5       16-22  4th  3.5 gb
 37 Fri, May  9   NYY  W   6-5       16-21  4th  3.5 gb
 36 Thu, May  8   BOS  L   1-5       15-21  5th  3.5 gb
 35 Wed, May  7   BOS  W  10-9       15-20  5th  3.5 gb
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 7-13   Last 30:13-17
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sun, Sep 09, 2007 SEA 14 @DET  7        W:Felix Hernandez (12-7), L: Jeremy Bonderman (11-9), S: none
Sat, Sep 08, 2007 DET 12  SEA  6        W:Zach Miner (3-3), L: Jeff Weaver (6-12), S: none
Fri, Sep 07, 2007 DET  6  SEA  1        W:Justin Verlander (16-5), L: Miguel Batista (13-11), S: none
Sun, Jul 15, 2007 DET 11 @SEA  7        W:Justin Verlander (11-3), L: Jeff Weaver (2-7), S: none
Sat, Jul 14, 2007 SEA  6  DET  4        W:Miguel Batista (9-7), L: Kenny Rogers (3-1), S: J.J. Putz (26)
Fri, Jul 13, 2007 DET  6 @SEA  3        W:Jeremy Bonderman (10-1), L: Jarrod Washburn (8-7), S: Todd Jones (23)
Thu, Jul 12, 2007 SEA  3  DET  2        W:Felix Hernandez (6-4), L: Andrew Miller (4-3), S: J.J. Putz (25)
Thu, May 10, 2007 DET  7  SEA  3        W:Justin Verlander (3-1), L: Jeff Weaver (0-6), S: none
Wed, May 09, 2007 SEA  9 @DET  2        W:Cha Seung Baek (1-0), L: Nate Robertson (3-2), S: none
Tue, May 08, 2007 DET  9  SEA  7        W:Jeremy Bonderman (2-0), L: Horacio Ramirez (2-2), S: Todd Jones (13)
Season Series: 2008 -  0-0; 2007 - DET won 6-4; 2006 - DET won 6-3; All-Time - DET leads 178-149

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

CHC  5.82

CIN  4.47

SDP  3.30

RA/G

CLE  3.57

MIN  4.48

TEX  5.46

BA

L. Berkman  .389

  

R. Howard  .187

OBP

A. Pujols  .495

  

K. Greene  .263

SLG

L. Berkman  .784

  

O. Cabrera  .301

OPS

L. Berkman  1.251

  

K. Greene  .585

ERA

E. Volquez  1.33

S. Chacon  4.14

K. Rogers  6.65

K/9IP

C. Billingsley  10.44

C. Zambrano  6.27

J. Garland  2.01

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Seattle Mariners Batters (4.04 RS/G) vs. Detroit Tigers Pitchers (5.27 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 35.Verlander
G/S/vB
41.Cruceta
G/S/vB
34.Dolsi
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/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
50.Balentien G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 68/55 .219/.265/.453/.718 .930/.670 .585 68/.718 0/0 4/
29.Beltre G/S/vP 12/.334 ··· ··· 9/1.445 ··· 6/.167 ··· ··· 187/149 .241/.326/.434/.760 .761/.757 .845 107/.665 5/1 8/
5.Betancourt G/S/vP 10/.600 ··· ··· 2/1.000 ··· 4/.833 ··· ··· 159/124 .255/.266/.359/.625 .560/.643 .463 91/.630 1/1 1/
16.Bloomquist G/S/vP 3/1.667 ··· ··· 1/no AB 1/2.000 3/.666 ··· ··· 42/26 .147/.310/.147/.457 .619/.361 .350 25/.335 3/2 0/
15.Burke G/S/vP 6/.334 ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 28/18 .200/.286/.320/.606 .900/.411 .930 13/.490 0/0 1/
13.Cairo G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· ··· 8/.661 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 36/29 .188/.278/.219/.497 .629/.464 .375 30/.559 1/0 0/
28.Ibanez* G/S/vP 14/.619 ··· ··· 7/.453 2/2.500 4/3.750 2/2.500 3/.000 193/146 .301/.358/.509/.866 .782/.894 .856 106/.786 1/1 7/
2.Johjima G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· ··· 3/.000 ··· 4/.833 ··· ··· 139/107 .221/.259/.313/.572 .510/.590 .392 78/.616 0/0 2/
4.Lopez G/S/vP 11/.637 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 6/.334 ··· ··· 193/148 .307/.312/.415/.727 .864/.686 .641 104/.742 2/1 2/
8.Reed* G/S/vP 4/.000 ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· ··· / /// / / / /
44.Sexson G/S/vP 3/.333 ··· ··· 11/1.728 ··· 4/.000 ··· ··· 147/117 .200/.286/.400/.686 1.063/.588 .950 68/.483 0/0 7/
51.Suzuki* G/S/vP 13/.558 ··· ··· 6/.666 3/1.167 5/.200 ··· 5/1.500 204/155 .280/.340/.376/.716 .763/.702 .571 112/.756 20/1 2/
3.Vidro# G/S/vP 11/1.454 ··· ··· 8/.393 1/3.000 2/.000 ··· 3/.000 125/96 .207/.256/.302/.558 .821/.487 .472 46/.490 1/0 2/
IP 55.0 8.2 4.1 16.0 25.1 23.0 9.2 14.1 TOTAL .248/.307/.380/.686 .765/.665 .654 .661 35/9 36/31
ERA-K/9 6.05/5.4 2.08/8.3 2.08/8.4 4.50/3.4 1.78/6.8 7.43/5.9 0.93/7.4 1.88/6.9 4.98/5.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Burke (4-3-1)
 Johjima (21-7-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 249/.265 35/.200 22/.278 72/.238 98/.245 106/.286 38/.206 60/.259 .266  Ibanez
 Balentien
 Suzuki
 Bloomquist
 Cairo
44/0/0/4
0/0/18/3
0/45/0/3
2/1/10/0
1/0/0/0
OPS .763 .648 .909 .746 .606 .794 .506 .631 .768
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 118/.823 16/.527 7/1.238 35/.952 37/.730 46/.629 23/.604 35/.658 .776
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 131/.710 19/.753 15/.750 37/.564 61/.528 60/.924 15/.354 25/.593 .762
Home 134/.774 15/.795 16/1.053 40/.811 53/.501 49/.530 12/.583 32/.701 .789
Last 28d days 136/.758 35/.648 22/.909 38/.823 44/.677 53/.504 25/.619 37/.621
HR/SB/CS 7/2/2 1/1/0 1/0/0 2/1/0 1/1/0 2/3/0 0/0/0 0/0/1 38/18/10
Usage ·····X·· ··oo··X· ·o···X·· ··o·X··· ··o·X··· ·X·o···· ··o··o·· ·o·oX···
Detroit Tigers Batters (4.36 RS/G) vs. Seattle Mariners Pitchers (4.60 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 52.Silva
G/S/vB
58.Baek
G/S/vB
54.Green
G/S/vB
57.Lowe
G/S/vB
35.Morrow
G/S/vB
20.Putz
G/S/vB
53.Rhodes*
G/S/vB
18.Rowland-Smith*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
24.Cabrera G/S/vP 8/.250 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 184/158 .270/.359/.465/.824 1.010/.791 .757 102/.838 1/0 7/
28.Granderson* G/S/vP 11/1.264 4/1.250 5/1.600 1/no AB ··· 4/.000 ··· 2/.500 98/93 .233/.316/.465/.781 .400/.804 .709 98/.781 2/1 5/
9.Guillen# G/S/vP 31/1.582 2/2.000 4/.000 ··· 3/.333 6/1.100 ··· ··· 163/133 .284/.364/.426/.790 .644/.827 .943 86/.599 3/0 3/
15.Inge G/S/vP 23/.608 3/1.334 4/.833 1/3.000 1/2.000 4/.000 3/.000 2/.500 115/96 .221/.327/.368/.696 .229/.788 .927 47/.520 1/1 3/
20.Joyce* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 34/33 .267/.324/.667/.990 .000/1.023 .779 34/.990 0/0 4/
30.Ordonez G/S/vP 18/1.091 2/.000 6/1.333 1/.000 3/.333 8/1.000 4/1.833 ··· 185/159 .307/.373/.482/.855 .929/.842 1.020 101/.919 0/1 6/
14.Polanco G/S/vP 12/.666 4/.000 6/.533 1/.000 1/.000 4/.250 1/2.000 ··· 156/130 .271/.342/.371/.713 1.033/.654 .545 91/.878 2/0 2/
25.Raburn G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 35/27 .267/.371/.467/.838 .875/.825 1.357 17/.886 0/0 1/
8.Renteria G/S/vP 9/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB 3/.667 ··· 166/141 .263/.297/.353/.650 1.253/.548 .527 81/.500 1/0 3/
7.Rodriguez G/S/vP 32/.508 2/.000 3/1.334 1/.000 1/.000 6/1.167 31/.970 1/.000 152/122 .264/.307/.386/.692 .611/.713 .776 76/.654 3/0 1/
39.Santiago# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 39/35 .344/.447/.625/1.072 1.250/1.048 1.046 25/1.117 0/0 1/
3.Sheffield G/S/vP 21/1.070 4/.750 6/1.500 ··· 3/1.667 4/.000 3/.333 ··· 132/110 .189/.348/.302/.650 .427/.698 .742 66/.630 3/0 2/
33.Thames G/S/vP 8/.536 2/.000 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 5/.600 ··· ··· 62/42 .224/.274/.328/.602 .856/.487 .581 30/.679 0/0 2/
IP 58.1 25.0 24.0 17.0 9.1 12.0 9.2 19.0 TOTAL .257/.334/.404/.738 .795/.727 .777 .740 18/4 41/30
ERA-K/9 4.17/3.7 5.04/5.0 1.88/7.1 3.71/7.9 1.93/12.6 3.75/11.2 2.79/10.2 3.32/7.1 4.31/6.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Inge (3-0-2)
 Rodriguez (15-10-2)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 243/.283 106/.220 105/.221 82/.284 40/.222 57/.271 42/.235 79/.250 .270  Inge
 Ordonez
 Granderson
 Sheffield
 Thames
 Raburn
 Joyce
1/10/0/2
0/0/41/1
0/22/0/0
6/0/0/0
11/0/6/0
10/2/2/0
7/0/1/0
OPS .787 .707 .621 .761 .689 .761 .601 .673 .765
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 134/.878 51/.620 49/.701 36/.733 13/.968 26/1.012 23/.485 43/.654 .779
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 109/.679 55/.786 56/.552 46/.784 27/.551 31/.573 19/.734 36/.698 .753
Road 129/.808 40/.909 29/.911 42/.855 15/.600 15/.650 20/.206 48/.622 .761
Last 28d days 128/.840 79/.549 56/.585 60/.780 36/.730 47/.691 34/.556 52/.697
HR/SB/CS 6/3/0 3/2/1 1/0/1 0/2/0 2/0/0 1/0/1 0/0/0 1/0/0 39/25/11
Usage ·····X·· ·······X ·X···oX· ···X·o·X ···X·o·X ·oX··X·· ·o·X·o·o ···o·XoX

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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