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Game Preview: CLE @ DET, 7:05pm, Friday, June 6, 2008 @Comerica Park

Cleveland Indians, 27-33, 3rd, 6½ GB, 8 GB in WC

SP: Paul Byrd (37, RHP, 2-5, 4.66)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. DET Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2008 (2-5)             63.2  72  36  33   8  24 14    4.66      
 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         2-3  43.1  47  23  23   4  13 10    4.78   47 
 2008-06-01   @KCR   L   4.1   9   6   6   0   0  2      72   21 
 2008-05-26    CHW  ND   6.2  10   3   3   1   1  1      80   42 
 2008-05-21   @CHW   L   5.1   5   5   5   2   1  1      81   37 
 2008-05-13    OAK   W   7.1   5   0   0   0   7  0      92   75 
 2008-05-08   @NYY   L   6.1   8   5   5   0   0  3      81   37 
 2008-05-01    SEA  ND   7.2   4   0   0   1   4  0      87   74 
 2008-04-25    NYY   W   5.2   6   4   4   0   0  3      77   41 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.DET      2-0  32.2  39  21  16   6  15  7    4.41   45 
 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 
 2007-05-25   @DET   W   6.1   9   4   4   0   4  1      73   43 
 2006-08-05   @DET  ND   6.2   7   2   1   2   4  1     101   56 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   16-16   Road:   11-17   ExtrInn: 1-4 
 vsRHP:  20-25   vsLHP:   7-8    1-Run:   5-6 
 vsEast:  7-6    vsCntrl: 9-13   vsWest: 11-11 IL: 0-3 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 60 Thu, Jun  5  @TEX  L   4-9       27-33  3rd  6.5 gb
 59 Wed, Jun  4  @TEX  W  15-9       27-32  3rd  5.5 gb
 58 Tue, Jun  3  @TEX  L   7-12      26-32  3rd  5.5 gb
 57 Mon, Jun  2  @TEX  W  13-9       26-31  3rd  4.5 gb
 56 Sun, Jun  1  @KCR  L   1-6       25-31  3rd  5.0 gb
 55 Sat, May 31  @KCR  L   2-4       25-30  3rd  5.0 gb
 54 Fri, May 30  @KCR  W   5-4       25-29  3rd  5.0 gb
 53 Wed, May 28   CHW  L   5-6       24-29  3rd  5.5 gb
 52 Tue, May 27   CHW  W   8-2       24-28  3rd  4.5 gb
 51 Mon, May 26   CHW  L   3-6 (12)  23-28  3rd  5.5 gb
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20: 6-14   Last 30:13-17
Detroit Tigers, 24-35, 4th, 9 GB, 10½ GB in WC

SP: Justin Verlander (25, RHP, 2-8, 5.16)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. CLE Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2008 (2-8)             75    74  48  43  31  44  8    5.16      
 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         1-5  44.2  46  23  23  17  27  3    4.63   49 
 2008-05-31   @SEA   L   7     8   4   4   2   1  0     112   44 
 2008-05-25    MIN  ND   7     5   1   1   4   3  0     120   62 
 2008-05-20    SEA   W   6     4   1   1   1   7  1     104   66 
 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 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.CLE      1-4  26.2  37  29  28  11  23  8    9.45   33 
 2008-04-17   @CLE   L   5     7   5   5   4   1  1     104   30 
 2007-09-18   @CLE   L   5.2   6   7   7   3   4  4      95   30 
 2007-08-22    CLE   L   4    10   7   7   1   5  0      86   18 
 2007-07-05    CLE   W   7     6   3   2   0   7  1     110   62 
 2007-05-31   @CLE   L   5     8   7   7   3   6  2     107   26 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   12-14   Road:   12-21   ExtrInn: 0-3 
 vsRHP:  17-31   vsLHP:   7-4    1-Run:   4-10
 vsEast:  8-8    vsCntrl: 5-17   vsWest: 10-8  IL: 1-2 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 59 Wed, Jun  4  @OAK  L   2-10      24-35  4th  8.5 gb
 58 Tue, Jun  3  @OAK  L   4-5 (11)  24-34  4th  7.5 gb
 57 Mon, Jun  2  @OAK  L   2-3       24-33  4th  6.5 gb
 56 Sun, Jun  1  @SEA  W   7-5       24-32  4th  6.0 gb
 55 Sat, May 31  @SEA  L   0-5       23-32  4th  7.0 gb
 54 Fri, May 30  @SEA  W   7-4       23-31  4th  7.0 gb
 53 Wed, May 28  @LAA  W   6-2       22-31  4th  7.5 gb
 52 Tue, May 27  @LAA  L   2-3       21-31  4th  7.5 gb
 51 Mon, May 26  @LAA  L   0-1 (12)  21-30  4th  7.5 gb
 50 Sun, May 25   MIN  L   1-6       21-29  4th  6.5 gb
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 8-12   Last 30:10-20
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
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)
Mon, Sep 17, 2007 CLE  6  DET  5 (11)   W:Rafael Betancourt (5-1), L: Zach Miner (3-4), S: none
Thu, Aug 23, 2007 CLE  3 @DET  1 (10)   W:Rafael Perez (1-1), L: Joel Zumaya (1-2), S: Joe Borowski (36)
Wed, Aug 22, 2007 CLE 11 @DET  8        W:Paul Byrd (12-5), L: Justin Verlander (13-5), S: Joe Borowski (35)
Tue, Aug 21, 2007 DET  2  CLE  1        W:Jair Jurrjens (1-1), L: Fausto Carmona (14-8), S: Todd Jones (32)
Wed, Aug 15, 2007 CLE  5  DET  2        W:Fausto Carmona (14-7), L: Jair Jurrjens (0-1), S: Joe Borowski (33)
Tue, Aug 14, 2007 DET  6 @CLE  2 (10)   W:Fernando Rodney (2-5), L: Joe Borowski (2-5), S: none
Season Series: 2008 - Tied 1-1; 2007 - CLE won 12-6; 2006 - DET won 13-6; All-Time - DET leads 1022-999

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  5.67

MIL  4.48

KCR  3.63

RA/G

TOR  3.66

SDP  4.66

TEX  5.81

BA

C. Jones  .418

F. Lewis  .273

P. Konerko  .199

OBP

C. Jones  .498

J. Pierre  .345

K. Greene  .255

SLG

L. Berkman  .732

J. Castillo  .439

J. Bartlett  .269

OPS

L. Berkman  1.197

M. Reynolds  .784

J. Bartlett  .557

ERA

E. Volquez  1.32

T. Redding  4.15

N. Robertson  6.03

K/9IP

E. Volquez  10.92

O. Perez  6.15

J. Garland  2.58

Baseball-Reference.com-- Baseball's History: 1871-Now

Cleveland Indians Batters (4.42 RS/G) vs. Detroit Tigers Pitchers (5.12 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 35.Verlander
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
44.Seay*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
1.Blake G/S/vP 25/.930 ··· 7/1.429 12/.639 ··· 6/1.500 2/3.000 200/164 .236/.317/.404/.721 .347/.803 .993 88/.827 1/0 6/
13.Cabrera# G/S/vP 5/.650 ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/1.167 1/.000 177/140 .192/.289/.258/.547 .398/.594 .602 69/.567 1/1 1/
7.Carroll G/S/vP 3/1.167 ··· ··· 1/.000 2/no AB 1/4.000 1/.000 117/83 .229/.339/.281/.621 .838/.528 .522 60/.623 4/0 0/
17.Choo* G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 20/17 .250/.400/.563/.963 1.667/.796 .963 20/.963 0/0 1/
20.Dellucci* G/S/vP 6/1.300 ··· 1/.000 7/.858 ··· ··· ··· 169/161 .242/.325/.443/.768 .125/.800 .901 77/.738 2/0 7/
12.Francisco G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· 122/101 .330/.369/.527/.896 .881/.899 .923 104/.902 2/2 3/
25.Garko G/S/vP 18/1.122 ··· 3/.000 2/.000 ··· 3/.333 1/.000 207/161 .265/.353/.381/.734 .907/.687 .728 80/.808 0/0 4/
38.Gutierrez G/S/vP 8/1.625 ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· 7/.834 ··· 163/118 .255/.306/.389/.696 .872/.628 .570 48/.798 3/2 3/
15.Marte G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· 3/3.667 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 48/40 .163/.200/.186/.386 1.292/.216 .432 25/.458 1/1 0/
41.Martinez# G/S/vP 27/1.179 ··· 4/.833 7/1.000 ··· 4/.250 5/1.267 198/153 .286/.333/.346/.679 .890/.608 .535 94/.584 0/0 0/
2.Peralta G/S/vP 29/.526 ··· 5/1.400 3/1.667 1/.000 7/1.071 4/.000 224/178 .234/.288/.444/.732 .814/.711 .820 100/.782 2/0 11/
10.Shoppach G/S/vP 4/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 5/1.250 1/2.000 77/53 .214/.276/.300/.576 .348/.682 .533 25/.327 0/0 1/
24.Sizemore* G/S/vP 32/.958 ··· 7/.929 4/.250 ··· 6/.500 8/1.214 269/195 .257/.372/.487/.858 .765/.892 .743 122/.914 14/2 12/
IP 75.0 12.0 0.1 20.0 33.2 31.2 17.2 TOTAL .243/.322/.386/.708 .716/.705 .723 .747 32/10 55/31
ERA-K/9 5.16/5.3 2.25/5.2 135.00/30.0 4.95/3.6 2.67/6.4 5.40/5.4 3.06/6.1 4.87/5.6

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Martinez (18-12-2)
 Shoppach (3-2-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 329/.257 56/.250 6/.833 89/.244 142/.267 141/.244 79/.279 .267  Francisco
 Gutierrez
 Sizemore
 Carroll
 Choo
 Dellucci
18/1/17/5
1/4/44/2
0/57/0/1
1/0/0/0
0/0/5/0
43/0/0/0
OPS .722 .711 1.833 .760 .692 .702 .697 .765
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 156/.771 15/.928 5/1.800 43/1.040 52/.905 62/.568 48/.728 .797
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 173/.679 41/.631 1/2.000 46/.505 90/.563 79/.812 31/.651 .742
Home 183/.722 25/.644 / 46/.824 78/.584 59/.455 42/.821 .787
Last 28d days 106/.613 40/.582 6/1.833 34/.895 53/.781 53/.424 37/.684
HR/SB/CS 8/4/4 1/2/0 0/0/0 3/2/0 2/1/0 2/3/0 0/0/1 53/25/13
Usage ·····X·· ·ooo··o· ·Xo····· ····X·o· ·X···X·· ··X·o·o· ··Xo····
Detroit Tigers Batters (4.68 RS/G) vs. Cleveland Indians Pitchers (4.25 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 36.Byrd
G/S/vB
27.Bauer
G/S/vB
63.Betancourt
G/S/vB
47.Borowski
G/S/vB
39.Elarton
G/S/vB
30.Kobayashi
G/S/vB
49.Mujica
G/S/vB
53.Perez*
G/S/vB
54.Slocum
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
24.Cabrera G/S/vP 4/.500 ··· ··· 1/3.000 3/1.666 2/1.000 ··· ··· ··· 249/210 .271/.353/.449/.802 .845/.794 .771 97/.817 1/0 8/
28.Granderson* G/S/vP 31/.566 1/.000 7/.453 4/.250 9/.111 ··· ··· 5/.200 ··· 161/148 .245/.304/.442/.747 .308/.788 .756 92/.602 3/2 7/
9.Guillen# G/S/vP 35/1.365 5/2.000 14/.572 5/.400 13/1.538 ··· 3/3.167 ··· ··· 223/184 .295/.378/.456/.834 .981/.813 1.000 88/.777 3/1 5/
15.Inge G/S/vP 27/.493 5/.800 16/.192 4/.000 27/.990 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 144/117 .221/.317/.402/.719 .442/.784 .915 36/.691 1/1 4/
19.Larish* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 20/20 .105/.150/.105/.255 /.255 20/.255 0/0 0/
30.Ordonez G/S/vP 42/.662 8/.700 16/.393 5/2.400 15/.434 1/.000 3/.666 1/.000 ··· 249/208 .318/.394/.509/.903 .912/.899 1.139 96/.946 0/1 9/
14.Polanco G/S/vP 36/.706 1/2.000 8/.875 4/1.000 15/.277 ··· 1/2.000 3/.000 ··· 222/179 .285/.350/.380/.730 .869/.697 .674 92/.713 2/0 2/
25.Raburn G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 58/40 .196/.293/.353/.646 .722/.603 .794 33/.509 0/0 1/
8.Renteria G/S/vP 29/1.118 2/1.000 3/1.667 16/.467 19/.210 1/.000 ··· 2/3.500 ··· 219/182 .266/.307/.360/.667 1.084/.586 .665 79/.614 1/1 4/
7.Rodriguez G/S/vP 20/.700 6/1.500 16/.563 8/.536 31/.459 ··· 3/3.667 2/1.000 ··· 201/161 .249/.291/.357/.648 .746/.623 .805 75/.594 3/0 1/
39.Santiago# G/S/vP 10/.800 1/.000 3/.000 ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· 47/42 .361/.489/.611/1.100 1.350/1.069 1.089 15/.983 0/0 1/
33.Thames G/S/vP 9/1.111 3/1.167 6/.167 2/1.500 6/.834 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 93/59 .250/.323/.476/.799 1.210/.579 .849 43/.905 0/0 5/
36.Thomas* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 72/64 .292/.343/.385/.727 1.571/.629 .809 5/.650 2/0 0/
IP 63.2 1.0 25.0 8.0 5.0 30.0 5.0 27.2 TOTAL .260/.334/.410/.744 .830/.727 .836 .719 19/7 56/40
ERA-K/9 4.66/3.4 27.00/9.0 6.12/9.4 9.00/4.5 5.40/10.8 2.70/6.6 5.40/1.8 3.58/9.1 /0.0 4.04/6.4

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Inge (5-1-2)
 Rodriguez (20-12-3)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 265/.287 7/.500 113/.320 38/.313 26/.364 122/.241 22/.300 120/.271 / .271  Granderson
 Inge
 Ordonez
 Thomas
 Thames
 Guillen
 Raburn
0/37/0/2
2/11/0/2
0/0/55/1
8/15/0/1
18/0/6/0
1/0/0/0
13/4/5/0
OPS .796 1.405 .904 1.066 .916 .606 1.018 .713 .748
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 141/.914 3/1.000 53/.784 14/.585 15/1.033 54/.765 11/.773 53/.560 / .768
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 124/.664 4/1.750 60/1.009 24/1.284 11/.764 68/.481 11/1.264 67/.829 / .734
Road 140/.953 7/1.405 42/.918 16/.913 18/.646 42/.745 17/1.027 69/.809 / .792
Last 28d days 99/.809 7/1.405 50/.966 15/.467 26/.916 54/.519 22/1.018 49/.645 /
HR/SB/CS 14/0/3 0/0/0 5/3/1 3/1/0 0/0/0 3/2/0 2/0/0 3/0/3 // 63/21/14
Usage ····X··· ·X······ XX····o· ···o··o· ··o·X··· ·X·X···· X·X····· ··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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