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Game Preview: CHW @ DET, 1:05pm, Sunday, July 27, 2008 @Comerica Park

Chicago White Sox, 59-43, 1st, 3½ up

SP: Javier Vazquez (31, RHP, 7-8, 4.57)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. DET Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2008 (7-8)            128   135  67  65  36 127 17    4.57      
 2007 (15-8)           216.2 197  95  90  50 213 29    3.74      
 2006 (11-12)          202.2 206 116 109  56 184 23    4.84      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         1-4  44    48  32  31  17  46  8    6.34   46 
 2008-07-21    TEX   L   7     4   3   3   2  10  1     113   65 
 2008-07-09   @KCR  ND   5.2  11   6   6   1   3  1      87   25 
 2008-07-03    OAK   L   9     4   3   3   1  10  2     121   76 
 2008-06-28    CHC  ND   4.1   9   5   5   3   7  0     105   29 
 2008-06-22   @CHC   L   6     5   5   4   5   4  2     109   43 
 2008-06-17    PIT   W   6     5   5   5   2   3  1     113   43 
 2008-06-11   @DET   L   6    10   5   5   3   9  1     111   38 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.DET      4-1  35.2  32  13  13   7  41  4    3.28   61 
 2008-06-11   @DET   L   6    10   5   5   3   9  1     111   38 
 2008-04-13    DET   W   7     5   0   0   0   9  0      92   76 
 2007-09-28    DET   W   7.2   7   2   2   1   9  0     109   65 
 2007-08-04   @DET   W   7     6   3   3   2   6  1     114   57 
 2007-07-24    DET   W   8     4   3   3   1   8  2     109   69 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   35-16   Road:   24-27   ExtrInn: 5-2 
 vsRHP:  38-30   vsLHP:  21-13   1-Run:  15-12
 vsEast:  7-12   vsCntrl:29-14   vsWest: 11-11 IL:12-6 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
103 Sat, Jul 26  @DET  W   7-6       59-43  1st  3.5 up
102 Fri, Jul 25  @DET  W   6-5       58-43  1st  3.5 up
101 Wed, Jul 23   TEX  W  10-8       57-43  1st  2.5 up
100 Tue, Jul 22   TEX  W  10-2       56-43  1st  1.5 up
 99 Mon, Jul 21   TEX  L   1-6       55-43  1st  0.5 up
 98 Sun, Jul 20   KCR  L   7-8       55-42  1st  0.5 up
 97 Sat, Jul 19   KCR  L   1-9       55-41  1st  0.5 up
 96 Fri, Jul 18   KCR  W   9-5       55-40  1st  1.5 up
 95 Sun, Jul 13  @TEX  L  11-12      54-40  1st  1.5 up
 94 Sat, Jul 12  @TEX  W   9-7       54-39  1st  1.5 up
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:18-12
Detroit Tigers, 52-51, 3rd, 7½ GB, 7 GB in WC

SP: Zach Miner (26, RHP, 4-3, 3.73)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. CHW Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2008 (4-3)             50.2  44  23  21  28  24  2    3.73      
 2007 (3-4)             53.2  56  22  18  22  34  3    3.02      
 2006 (7-6)             93   100  53  50  32  59 11    4.84      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         2-5  30.2  38  22  21   8  13  5    6.16   43 
 2008-07-21   @KCR   W   6     3   0   0   1   1  0      88   66 
 2007-05-17   @BOS   L   5.1   6   2   1   1   3  0      99   52 
 2006-09-30    KCR   L   0.1   5   5   5   0   0  1      32   21 
 2006-08-23    CHW   L   1.1   4   6   6   2   1  2      40   21 
 2006-08-18    TEX   L   6     8   2   2   1   3  1     100   50 
 2006-08-13   @CHW   L   5.1   5   4   4   3   2  0     108   41 
 2006-08-07    MIN   W   6.1   7   3   3   0   3  1      81   50 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.CHW      0-2   6.2   9  10  10   5   3  2   13.50   31 
 2006-08-23    CHW   L   1.1   4   6   6   2   1  2      40   21 
 2006-08-13   @CHW   L   5.1   5   4   4   3   2  0     108   41 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   28-22   Road:   24-29   ExtrInn: 2-5 
 vsRHP:  32-43   vsLHP:  20-8    1-Run:  13-17
 vsEast: 10-10   vsCntrl:17-26   vsWest: 12-10 IL:13-5 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/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
 95 Thu, Jul 17  @BAL  W   6-5       48-47  3rd  6.5 gb
 94 Sun, Jul 13   MIN  W   4-2       47-47  3rd  7.0 gb
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:18-12
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sat, Jul 26, 2008 CHW  7 @DET  6        W:John Danks (8-4), L: Justin Verlander (8-10), S: Bobby Jenks (21)
Fri, Jul 25, 2008 CHW  6 @DET  5        W:D.J. Carrasco (1-0), L: Todd Jones (4-1), S: Bobby Jenks (20)
Thu, Jun 12, 2008 DET  2  CHW  1        W:Todd Jones (2-0), L: Octavio Dotel (3-3), S: none
Wed, Jun 11, 2008 DET  5  CHW  1        W:Justin Verlander (3-9), L: Javier Vazquez (6-5), S: none
Tue, Jun 10, 2008 DET  6  CHW  4        W:Nate Robertson (4-6), L: Jose Contreras (6-4), S: Todd Jones (11)
Sun, Apr 13, 2008 CHW 11  DET  0        W:Javier Vazquez (2-1), L: Kenny Rogers (0-3), S: none
Sat, Apr 12, 2008 CHW  7  DET  0        W:Gavin Floyd (2-0), L: Justin Verlander (0-2), S: none
Fri, Apr 11, 2008 DET  5 @CHW  2        W:Aquilino Lopez (1-0), L: Jose Contreras (0-1), S: Todd Jones (1)
Sun, Apr 06, 2008 CHW 13 @DET  2        W:Mark Buehrle (1-0), L: Justin Verlander (0-1), S: none
Sat, Apr 05, 2008 CHW  5 @DET  3        W:Gavin Floyd (1-0), L: Zach Miner (0-1), S: Bobby Jenks (3)
Season Series: 2008 - CHW leads 7-4; 2007 - CHW won 11-7; 2006 - CHW won 12-7; All-Time - DET leads 988-974

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  5.58

COL  4.61

WSN  3.73

RA/G

OAK  3.79

CLE  4.59

TEX  5.87

BA

C. Jones  .369

M. Lowell  .285

T. Pena  .152

OBP

C. Jones  .466

Y. Escobar  .357

T. Pena  .174

SLG

L. Berkman  .624

J. Werth  .472

T. Pena  .201

OPS

L. Berkman  1.065

C. Guillen  .821

T. Pena  .375

ERA

C. Lee  2.29

Z. Greinke  4.06

M. Hendrickson  6.01

K/9IP

T. Lincecum  9.84

M. Mussina  6.01

K. Rogers  3.48

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

Chicago White Sox Batters (5.01 RS/G) vs. Detroit Tigers Pitchers (4.73 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 31.Miner
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/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
32.Anderson G/S/vP 2/.500 ··· 1/no AB 4/.500 2/1.000 3/.000 2/.500 1/2.000 143/87 .230/.262/.407/.670 .709/.644 .532 24/.895 2/1 5/
18.Cabrera G/S/vP 3/1.666 2/.000 14/1.012 12/.334 2/1.500 3/.333 6/.000 6/.334 465/337 .267/.326/.356/.682 .711/.671 .658 100/.602 16/2 6/
23.Dye G/S/vP 10/1.178 1/.000 8/1.125 19/.842 6/.334 7/.619 4/.250 6/.167 407/290 .312/.369/.572/.940 .837/.978 .843 92/1.018 3/2 23/
22.Fields G/S/vP 6/.800 1/.000 ··· 2/2.500 ··· 3/.667 1/.000 1/.000 8/4 .143/.250/.143/.393 .500/.250 .393 8/.393 0/0 0/
44.Hall G/S/vP 6/.334 ··· 12/1.472 4/1.000 6/.334 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 87/51 .278/.337/.354/.692 .960/.499 .829 23/.431 0/0 1/
14.Konerko G/S/vP 10/.900 1/.000 8/.250 13/.648 6/.167 11/1.091 4/.000 9/.722 323/237 .215/.316/.358/.674 .613/.696 .570 56/.599 1/0 9/
12.Pierzynski* G/S/vP 6/.900 2/1.500 11/.546 17/.507 3/.000 8/.375 4/.000 5/.200 364/273 .288/.325/.421/.746 .747/.745 .746 76/.668 1/0 7/
20.Quentin G/S/vP 2/2.000 2/1.000 ··· 3/1.334 2/1.000 ··· 1/.000 1/no AB 431/314 .281/.383/.555/.937 .804/.986 .939 99/.940 5/3 27/
10.Ramirez G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 1/no AB ··· 275/192 .314/.336/.473/.809 .859/.787 .832 84/.887 7/4 8/
30.Swisher# G/S/vP 4/1.417 ··· 4/.917 4/.500 ··· 5/.650 2/.000 1/.000 412/292 .231/.353/.404/.756 .738/.761 .623 91/.818 2/2 14/
25.Thome* G/S/vP 7/.286 1/2.000 7/.572 18/1.924 3/.000 4/1.750 8/1.000 6/.533 380/273 .256/.384/.510/.894 .947/.870 .989 98/1.146 1/0 19/
5.Uribe G/S/vP 11/.522 ··· 6/.733 3/.333 4/.000 8/.829 5/.750 4/.250 168/135 .229/.285/.373/.657 .817/.617 .682 21/1.011 1/0 3/
31.Wise* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 52/45 .306/.327/.510/.837 .286/.927 1.113 20/.826 5/0 2/
IP 50.2 31.2 17.0 39.2 41.1 14.0 33.0 16.1 TOTAL .266/.340/.446/.785 .746/.801 .745 .818 44/19 141/76
ERA-K/9 3.73/4.3 4.55/4.0 5.82/6.9 4.99/2.9 3.05/6.3 5.14/7.7 2.73/7.4 1.65/8.8 4.41/5.5

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Hall (29-6-1)
 Pierzynski (70-18-3)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 220/.238 141/.264 77/.314 179/.293 178/.272 61/.192 138/.254 78/.258 .266  Dye
 Swisher
 Quentin
 Ramirez
 Anderson
 Wise
0/0/94/3
5/54/13/3
99/0/0/3
0/11/0/1
1/55/2/0
4/15/1/0
OPS .675 .724 .834 .798 .704 .696 .695 .785 .753
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 96/.675 50/.975 37/.640 84/.837 65/.974 29/.866 74/.849 32/.634 .788
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 124/.675 91/.589 40/1.021 95/.765 113/.544 32/.513 64/.520 46/.866 .728
Home 93/.593 72/.582 31/.647 102/.836 92/.579 24/.351 81/.728 33/.773 .747
Last 28d days 31/.483 45/.783 52/.731 41/.860 36/.753 42/.610 34/.710 58/.724
HR/SB/CS 2/5/0 3/5/1 0/0/1 4/2/0 2/1/0 2/2/0 2/0/1 1/0/0 89/41/21
Usage ·····X·· X····X·o ···o···X ·o·X··o· ·····X·X ·o··X··X X······· ·X··X··X
Detroit Tigers Batters (5.03 RS/G) vs. Chicago White Sox Pitchers (4.18 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 33.Vazquez
G/S/vB
53.Carrasco
G/S/vB
26.Dotel
G/S/vB
45.Jenks
G/S/vB
57.Logan*
G/S/vB
46.Masset
G/S/vB
37.Thornton*
G/S/vB
43.Wassermann
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
24.Cabrera G/S/vP 18/1.213 ··· 7/1.000 2/.500 ··· 4/.500 1/2.000 ··· 432/336 .292/.354/.491/.845 .841/.846 .882 94/.968 1/0 17/
28.Granderson* G/S/vP 19/.787 ··· ··· 12/.450 8/.286 1/.000 8/.661 ··· 353/281 .296/.361/.478/.839 .776/.855 .853 113/.845 7/4 10/
9.Guillen# G/S/vP 25/.715 1/.000 2/.500 7/.286 7/.572 2/2.500 9/.472 1/4.000 396/306 .287/.376/.446/.821 .895/.804 .923 81/.767 8/2 9/
15.Inge G/S/vP 30/.696 4/.500 ··· 15/.564 3/.666 3/1.500 4/1.250 2/.000 203/158 .220/.312/.410/.722 .551/.772 .892 32/.692 1/1 7/
20.Joyce* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 132/120 .277/.341/.639/.980 1.056/.970 1.087 73/1.140 0/0 10/
30.Ordonez G/S/vP 25/.440 6/3.750 10/1.000 8/.875 3/.333 2/1.000 3/.000 6/.000 373/293 .324/.383/.515/.898 .959/.882 1.051 38/1.170 0/4 14/
14.Polanco G/S/vP 49/.856 ··· 12/.384 11/.637 8/.500 3/.333 3/1.000 2/.000 405/301 .310/.352/.404/.756 .918/.701 .711 97/.654 3/0 4/
25.Raburn G/S/vP 1/2.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/3.000 1/no AB 2/1.000 3/.000 107/59 .240/.311/.448/.759 .878/.650 .880 22/.914 1/0 4/
8.Renteria G/S/vP 25/.982 7/1.547 24/.221 5/.200 ··· 1/.000 3/1.667 ··· 368/280 .260/.311/.331/.642 .860/.576 .716 74/.517 3/3 5/
7.Rodriguez G/S/vP 26/1.077 1/.000 7/.715 8/.250 3/1.667 2/.500 2/2.500 4/.583 321/240 .288/.333/.410/.744 .711/.754 .819 65/.795 6/1 5/
39.Santiago# G/S/vP 5/.800 2/.500 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/no AB 70/57 .358/.485/.547/1.032 .944/1.050 .978 23/.888 0/0 1/
3.Sheffield G/S/vP 51/.722 5/.900 17/1.228 5/.000 3/.000 1/.000 4/2.750 1/.000 268/209 .222/.328/.374/.702 .709/.700 .723 84/.676 6/1 8/
33.Thames G/S/vP 11/.455 1/.000 1/.000 2/.000 1/5.000 2/.000 2/.000 1/no AB 223/137 .261/.323/.586/.909 .982/.865 .931 70/.831 0/3 19/
IP 128.0 11.2 46.1 36.1 36.1 43.2 39.2 6.2 TOTAL .276/.344/.442/.785 .835/.771 .854 .818 39/20 118/74
ERA-K/9 4.57/8.9 2.31/8.5 2.91/13.2 1.73/5.2 4.21/9.2 4.33/6.4 2.50/10.9 14.85/6.7 3.74/7.3

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Inge (8-2-2)
 Rodriguez (31-18-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 551/.269 44/.211 202/.198 139/.228 156/.274 197/.310 160/.186 40/.424 .253  Ordonez
 Granderson
 Thames
 Inge
 Raburn
 Joyce
 Guillen
 Sheffield
0/0/81/4
0/81/0/3
45/0/6/2
2/11/0/2
18/4/14/0
22/0/16/0
2/0/0/0
6/0/0/0
OPS .776 .585 .611 .600 .754 .843 .532 1.015 .710
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 279/.831 23/.604 59/.613 68/.631 86/.692 74/.950 78/.432 11/1.055 .745
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 272/.720 21/.563 143/.610 71/.569 70/.832 123/.783 82/.626 29/.997 .686
Road 279/.845 26/.561 103/.713 64/.576 79/.692 90/.557 78/.507 32/.915 .736
Last 28d days 89/.691 44/.585 37/.341 18/.472 42/1.121 53/1.150 38/.826 /
HR/SB/CS 17/6/2 0/1/2 4/14/1 1/4/0 4/3/1 4/2/0 3/3/0 0/4/0 92/99/24
Usage ·····X·· oo·X··X· X··o··o· Xo·o··o· oo·X·X·o ·o··oo·o ····o·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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