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Game Preview: CLE @ DET, 7:05pm, Wednesday, August 27, 2008 @Comerica Park

Cleveland Indians, 64-67, 3rd, 11½ GB, 12 GB in WC

SP: Fausto Carmona (24, RHP, 6-5, 4.40)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. DET Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2008 (6-5)             90    87  51  44  57  40  3    4.40      
 2007 (19-8)           215   199  78  73  61 137 16    3.06      
 2006 (1-10)            74.2  88  46  45  31  58  9    5.42      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         2-4  34    38  35  30  22  18  2    7.94   37 
 2008-08-22   @TEX   W   6     6   1   0   3   5  0     109   60 
 2008-08-16    LAA   L   7     6   4   2   3   0  0     104   50 
 2008-08-11    BAL  ND   6.1   6   7   7   4   4  1      96   33 
 2008-08-05   @TBR   L   4     3   4   4   5   4  0      83   39 
 2008-07-31    DET   W   6.1   5   4   2   1   3  0      99   53 
 2008-07-26    MIN   L   2.1   7   9   9   3   1  1      69    5 
 2008-05-23    TEX   L   2     5   6   6   3   1  0      56   20 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.DET      3-1  35    29  14  11   4  25  3    2.83   59 
 2008-07-31    DET   W   6.1   5   4   2   1   3  0      99   53 
 2008-04-17    DET   W   6.2   7   1   1   1   2  0     105   57 
 2007-08-21   @DET   L   8     3   2   2   0   5  2      77   73 
 2007-08-15    DET   W   8     4   2   1   2  10  0     104   76 
 2007-06-01    DET  ND   6    10   5   5   0   5  1      91   37 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   36-29   Road:   28-38   ExtrInn: 4-8 
 vsRHP:  49-49   vsLHP:  15-18   1-Run:  12-13
 vsEast: 17-10   vsCntrl:22-30   vsWest: 19-15 IL: 6-12

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
131 Tue, Aug 26  @DET  W  10-4       64-67  3rd 11.5 gb
130 Mon, Aug 25  @DET  W   4-3 (10)  63-67  4th 11.5 gb
129 Sun, Aug 24  @TEX  W   4-3       62-67  4th 11.5 gb
128 Sat, Aug 23  @TEX  W   8-7       61-67  4th 12.5 gb
127 Fri, Aug 22  @TEX  W   7-5       60-67  4th 13.5 gb
126 Thu, Aug 21   KCR  W  10-3       59-67  4th 13.5 gb
125 Wed, Aug 20   KCR  W   8-5       58-67  4th 14.0 gb
124 Tue, Aug 19   KCR  W   9-4       57-67  4th 14.0 gb
123 Sun, Aug 17   LAA  W   4-3       56-67  4th 14.0 gb
122 Sat, Aug 16   LAA  L   3-4       55-67  4th 14.0 gb
 Last 10: 9-1    Last 20:15-5    Last 30:19-11
Detroit Tigers, 64-68, 4th, 12 GB, 12½ GB in WC

SP: Justin Verlander (25, RHP, 10-13, 4.42)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. CLE Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2008 (10-13)          171   154  92  84  69 135 15    4.42      
 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         3-4  43    42  27  25  18  39  4    5.23   48 
 2008-08-22   @KCR   W   6.2   8   0   0   3   6  0     113   61 
 2008-08-16    BAL   W   6     4   2   0   3   6  0     110   63 
 2008-08-11    TOR   L   4.1   7   6   6   2   2  0      78   25 
 2008-08-06   @CHW   L   7.2   6   5   5   3   8  1     130   52 
 2008-07-31   @CLE   L   5.2   5   6   6   3   9  1     114   41 
 2008-07-26    CHW   L   4     9   7   7   1   5  2     110   20 
 2008-07-20   @BAL   W   8.2   3   1   1   3   3  0     105   74 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.CLE      1-4  30.1  25  23  23  15  29  7    6.82   46 
 2008-07-31   @CLE   L   5.2   5   6   6   3   9  1     114   41 
 2008-07-08    CLE   W   7     2   2   2   1   7  1      99   71 
 2008-06-06    CLE   L   7     5   3   3   4   8  0     115   59 
 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 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   33-30   Road:   31-38   ExtrInn: 3-8 
 vsRHP:  41-52   vsLHP:  23-16   1-Run:  15-20
 vsEast: 12-18   vsCntrl:23-33   vsWest: 16-12 IL:13-5 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
132 Tue, Aug 26   CLE  L   4-10      64-68  4th 12.0 gb
131 Mon, Aug 25   CLE  L   3-4 (10)  64-67  3rd 11.0 gb
130 Sun, Aug 24  @KCR  L   3-7       64-66  3rd 10.0 gb
129 Sat, Aug 23  @KCR  W   4-0       64-65  3rd 10.0 gb
128 Fri, Aug 22  @KCR  W   4-3       63-65  3rd 11.0 gb
127 Wed, Aug 20  @TEX  L   1-9       62-65  3rd 11.0 gb
126 Tue, Aug 19  @TEX  W  11-3       62-64  3rd 10.0 gb
125 Mon, Aug 18  @TEX  W   8-7       61-64  3rd 10.0 gb
124 Sun, Aug 17   BAL  L   8-16      60-64  3rd 10.5 gb
123 Sat, Aug 16   BAL  W   5-3       60-63  3rd  9.5 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20: 9-11   Last 30:12-18
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Tue, Aug 26, 2008 CLE 10 @DET  4        W:Cliff Lee (19-2), L: Chris Lambert (0-1), S: none
Mon, Aug 25, 2008 CLE  4 @DET  3 (10)   W:Brendan Donnelly (1-0), L: Gary Glover (1-3), S: Jensen Lewis (7)
Thu, Jul 31, 2008 CLE  9  DET  4        W:Fausto Carmona (5-3), L: Justin Verlander (8-11), S: none
Wed, Jul 30, 2008 DET 14 @CLE 12 (13)   W:Casey Fossum (2-0), L: Juan Rincon (2-3), S: none
Tue, Jul 29, 2008 DET  8 @CLE  5        W:Armando Galarraga (9-4), L: Matt Ginter (1-2), S: none
Mon, Jul 28, 2008 CLE  5  DET  0        W:Paul Byrd (5-10), L: Kenny Rogers (8-7), S: none
Wed, Jul 09, 2008 DET  8  CLE  6        W:Todd Jones (4-0), L: Jensen Lewis (0-3), S: none
Tue, Jul 08, 2008 DET  9  CLE  2        W:Justin Verlander (6-9), L: Jeremy Sowers (0-5), S: none
Mon, Jun 09, 2008 CLE  8 @DET  2        W:Cliff Lee (10-1), L: Dontrelle Willis (0-1), S: none
Sun, Jun 08, 2008 DET  5  CLE  2        W:Armando Galarraga (5-2), L: Jeremy Sowers (0-1), S: Todd Jones (10)
Season Series: 2008 - Tied 7-7; 2007 - CLE won 12-6; 2006 - DET won 13-6; All-Time - DET leads 1028-1005

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  5.56

PIT  4.63

WSN  3.70

RA/G

TOR  3.91

CLE  4.63

TEX  6.02

BA

C. Jones  .357

A. Soriano  .291

J. Towles  .143

OBP

A. Pujols  .466

J. Posada  .364

T. Pena  .184

SLG

A. Pujols  .634

T. Glaus  .480

T. Pena  .209

OPS

A. Pujols  1.100

D. Pedroia  .835

T. Pena  .393

ERA

C. Lee  2.43

B. Looper  3.94

C. Silva  6.36

K/9IP

T. Lincecum  10.13

G. Floyd  6.40

L. Hernandez  3.49

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

Cleveland Indians Batters (4.86 RS/G) vs. Detroit Tigers Pitchers (4.98 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 35.Verlander
G/S/vB
48.Farnsworth
G/S/vB
49.Fossum*
G/S/vB
41.Glover
G/S/vB
45.Lopez
G/S/vB
56.Rodney
G/S/vB
44.Seay*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
13.Cabrera# G/S/vP 10/.667 1/no AB 3/.000 1/no AB 4/.000 3/.666 2/1.000 318/245 .219/.318/.316/.634 .740/.613 .569 97/.844 4/2 4/
7.Carroll G/S/vP 6/.533 2/1.000 4/.000 1/no AB 4/.500 ··· 1/.000 314/216 .271/.355/.346/.701 .620/.737 .570 52/.699 6/3 1/
17.Choo* G/S/vP 9/.444 1/.000 4/.250 2/2.000 2/.500 3/.666 2/1.500 256/208 .258/.359/.461/.820 .685/.853 .748 91/.837 4/1 6/
20.Dellucci* G/S/vP 11/.808 2/.000 3/.000 1/2.000 2/.000 1/.000 1/.000 335/318 .247/.316/.425/.741 .059/.779 .840 63/1.029 3/2 11/
44.Fasano G/S/vP 3/1.167 1/.000 3/2.667 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 47/30 .300/.370/.400/.770 .732/.789 .639 20/.900 0/0 0/
12.Francisco G/S/vP 10/.500 1/2.000 5/1.100 2/1.000 6/3.067 1/.000 2/1.000 407/308 .288/.345/.473/.818 .804/.822 .744 104/.956 3/3 14/
25.Garko G/S/vP 26/.870 2/.000 7/.000 3/1.333 4/.250 1/no AB 1/.000 463/352 .255/.326/.371/.697 .811/.662 .661 105/.775 0/0 10/
26.Gonzalez G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 2/2.000 1/2.000 1/.000 1/.000 2/.000 30/11 .208/.367/.333/.700 .935/.364 .496 25/.676 0/1 1/
38.Gutierrez G/S/vP 16/.938 1/.000 4/.000 2/2.500 7/.486 2/.000 1/.000 352/242 .238/.287/.389/.676 .763/.637 .620 88/.908 5/3 8/
15.Marte G/S/vP 5/.000 1/.000 6/1.833 1/.000 2/.000 3/.000 1/no AB 200/148 .197/.246/.306/.552 .781/.473 .592 78/.614 1/2 3/
2.Peralta G/S/vP 38/.667 4/.500 9/1.301 4/1.000 8/.500 12/.083 5/.000 530/409 .279/.324/.493/.817 .797/.823 .894 118/.850 3/1 21/
10.Shoppach G/S/vP 7/.000 1/.000 2/.000 1/.000 4/1.500 5/1.250 3/1.167 310/233 .257/.331/.507/.838 .856/.832 .806 96/.960 0/0 16/
24.Sizemore* G/S/vP 42/1.005 4/1.250 13/.749 1/no AB 4/.000 10/.400 9/1.069 600/436 .269/.382/.528/.909 .824/.940 .779 124/.836 34/3 31/
IP 171.0 53.2 30.1 38.1 63.0 29.1 44.0 TOTAL .257/.332/.423/.756 .761/.754 .731 .849 67/23 144/72
ERA-K/9 4.42/7.1 4.02/8.7 5.34/6.8 5.63/5.6 3.86/6.0 4.60/11.1 2.66/8.8 4.55/5.9

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Fasano (6-4-2)
 Shoppach (29-4-7)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 733/.238 229/.278 132/.286 177/.293 277/.285 128/.189 183/.247 .269  Francisco
 Gutierrez
 Choo
 Sizemore
 Dellucci
 Carroll
66/2/30/11
9/10/79/3
14/0/39/3
0/122/0/2
51/0/0/1
1/0/0/0
OPS .673 .872 .818 .834 .810 .672 .687 .778
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 335/.692 109/.972 59/.657 80/.808 99/.890 60/.726 95/.738 .788
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 398/.657 120/.789 73/.951 97/.855 178/.765 68/.620 88/.633 .772
Home 387/.655 119/.842 62/.717 102/.865 143/.732 47/.379 94/.700 .764
Last 28d days 135/.697 44/.983 54/.812 17/.765 91/1.068 55/.689 45/.661
HR/SB/CS 15/6/6 14/6/7 3/0/1 4/0/0 9/3/0 3/3/0 3/0/1 137/54/28
Usage ····X··· ·X·o···· Xo·····o ·X··X··o X·o···X· ·o··X··· ···o···X
Detroit Tigers Batters (5.02 RS/G) vs. Cleveland Indians Pitchers (4.63 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 55.Carmona
G/S/vB
63.Betancourt
G/S/vB
58.Donnelly
G/S/vB
30.Kobayashi
G/S/vB
50.Lewis
G/S/vB
49.Mujica
G/S/vB
53.Perez*
G/S/vB
34.Rincon
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
24.Cabrera G/S/vP 9/.472 4/1.000 1/.000 3/.666 3/1.666 3/2.000 3/.000 3/1.334 561/424 .291/.351/.523/.874 .894/.868 .892 116/.983 1/0 28/
28.Granderson* G/S/vP 22/1.059 9/.583 4/.000 4/.500 3/.000 2/.500 10/.200 8/1.000 492/374 .295/.375/.491/.866 .738/.907 .834 126/.910 9/4 15/
9.Guillen# G/S/vP 18/.749 18/.722 11/.282 2/.500 3/.000 4/2.167 1/.000 14/1.143 489/385 .286/.376/.436/.811 .818/.813 .887 80/.814 9/3 10/
15.Inge G/S/vP 13/.930 20/.544 8/.500 3/1.167 4/.500 3/.000 2/.000 22/.243 306/236 .218/.315/.401/.715 .733/.709 .834 99/.629 1/2 10/
20.Joyce* G/S/vP 3/.000 3/3.500 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 4/1.000 204/184 .266/.328/.560/.888 .775/.898 .928 63/.712 0/0 12/
30.Ordonez G/S/vP 18/.862 18/.347 3/1.000 3/1.000 4/.833 5/.800 5/.000 21/.929 499/378 .307/.369/.468/.836 .859/.829 .977 113/.664 0/5 15/
14.Polanco G/S/vP 8/.500 10/.700 3/.000 5/.700 4/.833 2/2.000 6/.533 8/.500 528/380 .312/.357/.426/.782 .861/.752 .718 110/.890 6/1 7/
25.Raburn G/S/vP 8/.250 1/.000 ··· 3/.000 2/.000 2/.000 1/.000 1/.000 156/83 .252/.310/.406/.715 .780/.655 .765 49/.625 2/1 4/
8.Renteria G/S/vP 9/.708 6/1.667 5/.650 5/.650 1/.000 2/2.500 4/1.750 4/.750 474/355 .266/.315/.369/.684 .901/.615 .837 95/.843 4/3 9/
39.Santiago# G/S/vP 7/.629 3/.000 2/1.000 1/2.000 3/1.167 1/.000 1/2.000 7/1.314 100/81 .321/.448/.462/.909 .929/.905 .940 30/.647 0/0 1/
57.Sardinha G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 38/30 .111/.135/.167/.302 .125/.345 .384 20/.161 0/0 0/
3.Sheffield G/S/vP 17/.567 8/.500 4/2.417 2/1.000 3/.333 3/1.167 4/.833 9/1.181 379/285 .227/.325/.388/.712 .709/.713 .687 103/.765 7/1 13/
33.Thames G/S/vP 13/.077 6/.167 2/.000 3/1.666 3/1.334 3/1.667 4/.000 5/.400 279/165 .248/.301/.543/.844 .857/.835 .939 49/.551 0/3 22/
IP 90.0 56.0 4.2 51.2 52.1 27.2 68.0 42.0 TOTAL .274/.342/.442/.784 .807/.776 .840 .772 48/25 156/96
ERA-K/9 4.40/4.0 5.30/8.0 9.64/5.7 4.35/6.1 3.78/6.7 7.48/6.2 3.31/9.8 6.43/6.2 4.36/6.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Inge (19-9-6)
 Sardinha (3-1-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 404/.257 242/.272 24/.409 225/.279 234/.265 122/.300 274/.221 197/.308 .272  Ordonez
 Granderson
 Inge
 Thames
 Raburn
 Joyce
 Sheffield
 Guillen
0/0/108/6
0/110/0/4
2/11/0/2
57/0/7/2
24/5/19/2
40/0/20/1
6/0/0/0
2/0/0/0
OPS .723 .801 .913 .754 .761 .899 .616 .872 .749
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 233/.808 110/.751 9/1.181 105/.852 124/.767 55/.856 111/.522 92/.947 .776
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 171/.606 132/.839 15/.757 120/.668 110/.752 67/.931 163/.679 105/.806 .731
Road 151/.719 99/.897 3/.000 87/.906 112/.790 56/.878 152/.622 93/.977 .792
Last 28d days 132/.682 46/.624 24/.913 27/1.214 47/.525 38/1.435 79/.419 33/.988
HR/SB/CS 3/6/1 11/7/1 0/1/0 8/2/0 5/1/0 5/0/0 7/2/3 7/4/1 135/55/21
Usage ····X··· o·XX·X·o ·o···o·X ·o·····X ·o·oX·X· X··X···· ·X·XX··o ··X···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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