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Game Preview: STL @ DET, 1:05pm, Thursday, June 26, 2008 @Comerica Park

St. Louis Cardinals, 45-34, 2nd, 4½ GB, 4 up in WC

SP: Todd Wellemeyer (29, RHP, 7-2, 3.67)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. DET Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2008 (7-2)             83.1  73  36  34  28  65 11    3.67      
 2007 (3-3)             79.1  77  50  40  40  60 11    4.54      
 2006 (1-4)             78.1  68  38  36  50  54  6    4.14      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         4-1  41.1  38  17  15  12  25  5    3.27   54 
 2008-06-13    PHI   L   3.1   8   8   8   3   3  3      90   12 
 2008-06-05   @WSN   W   6     5   0   0   1   5  0      79   66 
 2008-05-30    PIT   W   7     6   1   1   2   4  1      94   63 
 2008-05-25   @LAD  ND   6     5   3   3   0   4  1      85   54 
 2008-05-19   @SDP   W   6     6   2   2   3   2  0     100   51 
 2008-05-14    PIT   W   7     2   1   1   3   5  0     108   71 
 2008-05-09   @MIL  ND   6     6   2   0   0   2  0     102   58 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.DET    Has never faced DET.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   23-17   Road:   22-17   ExtrInn: 4-6 
 vsRHP:  30-21   vsLHP:  15-13   1-Run:  17-13
 vsEast:  7-2    vsCntrl:22-17   vsWest: 11-9  IL: 5-6 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 79 Wed, Jun 25  @DET  L   7-8       45-34  2nd  4.5 gb
 78 Tue, Jun 24  @DET  W   8-4       45-33  2nd  3.5 gb
 77 Sun, Jun 22  @BOS  L   3-5 (13)  44-33  2nd  4.5 gb
 76 Sat, Jun 21  @BOS  W   9-3       44-32  2nd  3.5 gb
 75 Fri, Jun 20  @BOS  W   5-4       43-32  2nd  3.5 gb
 74 Thu, Jun 19   KCR  L   1-4       42-32  2nd  3.5 gb
 73 Wed, Jun 18   KCR  L   2-3       42-31  2nd  3.5 gb
 72 Tue, Jun 17   KCR  L   1-2       42-30  2nd  3.5 gb
 71 Sun, Jun 15   PHI  W   7-6 (10)  42-29  2nd  3.5 gb
 70 Sat, Jun 14   PHI  W   3-2       41-29  2nd  3.5 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:17-13
Detroit Tigers, 37-40, 3rd, 5 GB, 9 GB in WC

SP: Nate Robertson (30, LHP, 6-6, 5.60)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. STL Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2008 (6-6)             90   107  56  56  26  61 12    5.60      
 2007 (9-13)           177.2 199  98  94  63 119 22    4.76      
 2006 (13-13)          208.2 206  98  89  67 137 29    3.84      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         5-2  42.1  45  24  24  15  28  6    5.10   47 
 2008-06-21   @SDP   W   6     7   5   5   2   5  1      97   41 
 2008-06-15    LAD   W   6     4   0   0   0   3  0      66   67 
 2008-06-10    CHW   W   6.1   8   3   3   2   4  1      86   47 
 2008-06-04   @OAK   L   6.1   8   5   5   3   5  1     109   39 
 2008-05-30   @SEA   W   5.2   4   4   4   2   2  2     107   45 
 2008-05-24    MIN   W   6.1   7   3   3   2   4  1      99   49 
 2008-05-18   @ARI   L   5.2   7   4   4   4   5  0      90   40 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.STL      1-0   5     6   2   2   4   3  0    3.60   46 
 2007-05-19    STL   W   5     6   2   2   4   3  0     100   46 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   21-17   Road:   16-23   ExtrInn: 0-3 
 vsRHP:  23-35   vsLHP:  14-5    1-Run:   7-10
 vsEast:  8-8    vsCntrl:10-19   vsWest: 10-8  IL: 9-5 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 77 Wed, Jun 25   STL  W   8-7       37-40  3rd  5.0 gb
 76 Tue, Jun 24   STL  L   4-8       36-40  3rd  6.0 gb
 75 Sun, Jun 22  @SDP  W   5-3       36-39  3rd  5.0 gb
 74 Sat, Jun 21  @SDP  W   7-5       35-39  3rd  6.0 gb
 73 Fri, Jun 20  @SDP  L   2-6       34-39  3rd  7.0 gb
 72 Wed, Jun 18  @SFG  W   7-2       34-38  3rd  6.5 gb
 71 Tue, Jun 17  @SFG  W   5-1       33-38  3rd  6.5 gb
 70 Mon, Jun 16  @SFG  L   6-8       32-38  4th  6.5 gb
 69 Sun, Jun 15   LAD  W   5-4       32-37  4th  6.0 gb
 68 Sat, Jun 14   LAD  W  12-7       31-37  4th  7.0 gb
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:13-7    Last 30:17-13
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Wed, Jun 25, 2008 DET  8  STL  7        W:Todd Jones (3-0), L: Kyle McClellan (0-3), S: none
Tue, Jun 24, 2008 STL  8 @DET  4        W:Braden Looper (9-5), L: Kenny Rogers (5-5), S: none

Sun, May 20, 2007 DET  6  STL  3        W:Justin Verlander (5-1), L: Brad Thompson (2-1), S: Bobby Seay (1)
Sat, May 19, 2007 DET  8  STL  7        W:Nate Robertson (4-3), L: Anthony Reyes (0-7), S: Todd Jones (14)
Fri, May 18, 2007 DET 14  STL  4        W:Andrew Miller (1-0), L: Braden Looper (5-3), S: none
Sun, Jun 25, 2006 DET  4  STL  1        W:Wilfredo Ledezma (1-0), L: Sidney Ponson (4-3), S: Todd Jones (20)
Sat, Jun 24, 2006 DET  7  STL  6 (10)   W:Joel Zumaya (4-1), L: Tyler Johnson (0-1), S: none
Fri, Jun 23, 2006 DET 10  STL  6        W:Justin Verlander (9-4), L: Chris Carpenter (6-4), S: none
Sat, Jul 14, 2001 STL  3  DET  2        W:Matt Morris (11-5), L: Jose Lima (2-3), S: Steve Kline (3)
Fri, Jul 13, 2001 DET  4 @STL  1        W:Steve Sparks (7-3), L: Mike Matthews (3-4), S: none
Season Series: 2008 - Tied 1-1; 2007 - DET won 3-0; 2006 - DET won 3-0; All-Time - DET leads 15-7

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  5.51

OAK  4.51

WSN  3.65

RA/G

OAK  3.70

BAL  4.61

TEX  5.62

BA

C. Jones  .394

F. Catalanotto  .281

T. Pena  .154

OBP

C. Jones  .485

Y. Molina  .353

T. Pena  .177

SLG

L. Berkman  .701

M. Kemp  .450

T. Pena  .189

OPS

L. Berkman  1.145

T. Hunter  .803

T. Pena  .366

ERA

E. Volquez  1.71

C. Sabathia  4.06

B. Arroyo  6.52

K/9IP

E. Volquez  10.42

V. Padilla  6.20

L. Hernandez  2.96

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St. Louis Cardinals Batters (4.68 RS/G) vs. Detroit Tigers Pitchers (4.90 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 29.Robertson*
G/S/vB
34.Dolsi
G/S/vB
49.Fossum*
G/S/vB
59.Jones
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/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
24.Ankiel* G/S/vP ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 1/no AB 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 273/196 .256/.333/.504/.837 .649/.915 .884 81/.820 1/1 14/
54.Barton G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 133/52 .257/.341/.389/.730 .760/.682 .709 38/.705 3/1 2/
16.Duncan* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 1/no AB 198/171 .228/.328/.333/.662 .340/.715 .679 52/.441 1/1 4/
8.Glaus G/S/vP 17/1.126 1/.000 20/.500 11/.282 5/1.100 7/1.429 ··· 3/.667 319/224 .258/.364/.439/.803 .883/.770 .879 103/.889 0/1 10/
7.Kennedy* G/S/vP 8/.500 ··· 5/.400 10/1.071 1/no AB 1/.000 2/.500 1/.000 197/158 .269/.320/.330/.649 .658/.647 .594 57/.813 4/1 1/
21.LaRue G/S/vP 6/.000 ··· 7/.286 4/.666 2/.500 ··· ··· 1/.000 92/69 .228/.337/.329/.666 .554/.704 .731 41/.866 0/0 2/
47.Ludwick G/S/vP 8/.661 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 275/173 .292/.367/.596/.963 .868/1.017 1.047 108/.713 4/1 16/
12.Miles# G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 9/.611 3/1.334 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 2/1.000 186/115 .310/.350/.363/.712 .742/.694 .638 73/.716 1/2 1/
4.Molina G/S/vP 3/1.667 1/2.000 ··· 4/.000 1/.000 2/1.000 ··· 2/.500 249/167 .296/.353/.389/.743 1.041/.603 .730 70/.819 0/1 4/
13.Ryan G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/3.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/no AB 130/74 .294/.339/.353/.692 .823/.590 .869 54/.727 5/1 0/
55.Schumaker* G/S/vP ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· 1/.000 290/216 .303/.368/.448/.816 .435/.943 .871 84/1.003 5/0 6/
61.Stavinoha G/S/vP ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 15/8 .267/.267/.267/.533 .571/.500 .533 15/.533 0/0 0/
IP 90.0 21.0 4.2 29.1 41.1 1.1 22.2 2.2 TOTAL .272/.350/.420/.770 .775/.767 .785 .763 32/15 80/40
ERA-K/9 5.60/6.1 3.86/4.3 15.43/7.7 3.68/3.4 4.57/4.6 33.75/0.0 3.57/7.1 6.75/6.7 4.63/5.5

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 LaRue (8-5-0)
 Molina (23-11-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 391/.296 94/.274 25/.435 125/.250 182/.242 10/.429 100/.273 16/.364 .263  Schumaker
 Ankiel
 Barton
 Ludwick
 Duncan
40/22/28/6
0/64/0/3
24/0/5/2
17/5/59/1
34/0/0/1
OPS .826 .696 1.045 .703 .693 1.743 .707 1.017 .754
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 124/.845 32/.820 13/.962 59/.801 81/.665 5/2.100 57/.775 8/.833 .792
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 267/.817 62/.632 12/1.136 66/.618 101/.716 5/1.267 43/.618 8/1.225 .726
Home 182/.801 47/.662 15/.624 69/.709 86/.554 3/.000 57/.857 7/.821 .754
Last 28d days 125/.792 51/.734 25/1.045 45/.644 57/.618 10/1.743 29/.670 16/1.017
HR/SB/CS 12/6/4 1/4/0 0/0/0 3/2/0 2/3/0 1/0/0 1/0/1 0/0/0 69/31/16
Usage ····X··· ·X··o··X ·X···o·· o··oo··· X··oX··o ·o···o·· o··ooo·· X··X·X··
Detroit Tigers Batters (4.83 RS/G) vs. St. Louis Cardinals Pitchers (4.34 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 37.Wellemeyer
G/S/vB
34.Flores*
G/S/vB
31.Franklin
G/S/vB
44.Isringhausen
G/S/vB
46.McClellan
G/S/vB
63.Perez
G/S/vB
36.Springer
G/S/vB
27.Villone*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
24.Cabrera G/S/vP ··· ··· 9/.958 7/.572 1/.000 ··· 7/.453 ··· 324/262 .277/.349/.463/.812 .715/.835 .859 102/.806 1/0 11/
28.Granderson* G/S/vP 8/1.096 4/1.250 7/.000 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 1/.000 226/196 .269/.323/.462/.785 .646/.806 .775 93/.815 4/3 9/
9.Guillen# G/S/vP 6/.167 1/2.000 8/.700 5/1.800 2/.000 1/3.000 2/.000 2/.000 300/236 .305/.379/.469/.849 1.002/.815 1.010 105/.872 6/2 7/
46.Hollimon# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 9/8 .000/.000/.000/.000 .000/.000 .000 9/.000 0/0 0/
30.Ordonez G/S/vP 10/.775 1/no AB 27/.779 6/1.833 2/1.000 1/.000 ··· 2/no AB 324/259 .304/.377/.495/.871 .793/.890 1.018 102/.743 0/2 12/
14.Polanco G/S/vP 7/.971 ··· 3/.000 10/.733 2/1.000 1/.000 3/.666 20/.628 295/227 .316/.369/.416/.785 1.059/.704 .753 97/.842 2/0 3/
25.Raburn G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 79/50 .208/.278/.375/.653 .690/.626 .748 28/.709 1/0 2/
8.Renteria G/S/vP 4/.833 2/.500 13/.718 9/.000 ··· 1/.000 18/.285 36/.776 289/224 .265/.316/.348/.664 .928/.592 .693 91/.594 2/2 5/
7.Rodriguez G/S/vP 8/.375 ··· 20/.363 7/.000 ··· 1/.000 6/1.467 9/1.194 248/194 .274/.322/.403/.725 .740/.721 .828 66/.858 6/0 3/
57.Sardinha G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· / /// / / / /
3.Sheffield G/S/vP 3/1.666 ··· 9/.222 14/.917 1/2.000 1/2.000 19/1.589 17/1.397 172/141 .234/.355/.372/.727 .499/.781 .853 9/1.556 3/0 4/
33.Thames G/S/vP 1/.000 ··· 1/no AB 1/5.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 149/89 .259/.329/.615/.944 .929/.952 .970 74/1.065 0/1 14/
36.Thomas* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB 1/3.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 79/71 .296/.351/.408/.759 1.571/.674 .875 12/.917 2/0 0/
IP 83.1 19.1 35.2 24.1 41.1 17.0 23.2 28.2 TOTAL .269/.338/.430/.768 .799/.760 .850 .788 28/12 84/54
ERA-K/9 3.67/7.0 5.12/6.5 2.78/5.5 6.29/5.6 2.61/8.1 3.71/8.5 2.28/7.6 5.65/8.2 4.08/5.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Rodriguez (24-15-3)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 347/.234 96/.273 160/.254 116/.283 173/.264 73/.213 96/.200 131/.271 .264  Ordonez
 Granderson
 Thames
 Thomas
 Raburn
 Guillen
 Sheffield
0/0/70/4
0/55/0/2
32/0/6/1
11/16/0/1
16/4/8/0
2/0/0/0
6/0/0/0
OPS .696 .798 .755 .844 .691 .673 .574 .768 .746
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 147/.663 46/.864 60/.706 41/.567 67/.607 32/.926 33/.736 55/.528 .736
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 200/.721 50/.741 100/.784 75/.980 106/.745 41/.491 63/.486 76/.937 .753
Road 175/.670 51/.643 75/.705 53/.837 82/.769 39/.615 52/.420 52/.645 .761
Last 28d days 75/.847 29/.983 58/.990 28/.649 63/.806 53/.849 40/.389 47/1.045
HR/SB/CS 11/3/4 1/4/0 2/1/1 3/4/1 4/2/0 1/2/0 1/1/2 2/0/0 72/31/16
Usage ········ o····oo· ·o···X·o o··Xo·X· Xo·oX··X X··X··X· ·o·ooo·· ···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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