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Game Preview: LAA @ DET, 1:05pm, Thursday, September 4, 2008 @Comerica Park

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, 84-54, 1st, 16½ up

SP: Ervin Santana (25, RHP, 14-5, 3.31)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. DET Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2008 (14-5)           184.2 163  71  68  43 183 18    3.31      
 2007 (7-14)           150   174 103  96  58 126 26    5.76      
 2006 (16-8)           204   181 106  97  70 141 21    4.28      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         3-1  48.1  45  17  17   9  53  4    3.17   60 
 2008-08-29    TEX   W   8     5   1   1   1   7  0     108   74 
 2008-08-24    MIN  ND   7     9   3   3   0  10  1     105   57 
 2008-08-19   @TBR  ND   7     4   1   1   2   9  0     106   72 
 2008-08-13    SEA  ND   6.1   7   3   3   1   7  1     110   53 
 2008-08-06    BAL   W   7     8   4   4   0   7  2     106   52 
 2008-08-01   @NYY   W   8     5   0   0   2   8  0     118   78 
 2008-07-27   @BAL   L   5     7   5   5   3   5  0     100   35 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.DET      3-2  29    28  18  18   8  31  5    5.59   50 
 2008-05-27    DET   W   9     3   2   2   0   7  1     113   80 
 2008-04-25   @DET   W   6.1   6   3   3   2   4  1     111   51 
 2007-05-24   @DET   L   3.2   7   8   8   3   3  2      88   15 
 2006-09-01   @DET   L   4     7   5   5   1   7  1      87   34 
 2006-04-24    DET   W   6     5   0   0   2  10  0     111   70 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   43-28   Road:   41-26   ExtrInn: 3-4 
 vsRHP:  60-41   vsLHP:  24-13   1-Run:  27-19
 vsEast: 28-15   vsCntrl:22-15   vsWest: 24-16 IL:10-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
138 Wed, Sep  3  @DET  L   6-9       84-54  1st 16.5 up
137 Tue, Sep  2  @DET  W   5-4       84-53  1st 17.5 up
136 Sun, Aug 31   TEX  L   3-4       83-53  1st 17.0 up
135 Sat, Aug 30   TEX  W   4-3       83-52  1st 18.0 up
134 Fri, Aug 29   TEX  W   3-1       82-52  1st 17.0 up
133 Thu, Aug 28   TEX  W   7-5       81-52  1st 16.0 up
132 Wed, Aug 27   OAK  L   5-6       80-52  1st 15.0 up
131 Tue, Aug 26   OAK  W   5-1       80-51  1st 16.0 up
130 Mon, Aug 25   OAK  L   1-2       79-51  1st 16.0 up
129 Sun, Aug 24   MIN  W   5-3       79-50  1st 17.0 up
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20: 9-11   Last 30:16-14
Detroit Tigers, 67-72, 4th, 11 GB, 15 GB in WC

SP: Kenny Rogers (43, LHP, 9-12, 5.23)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. ANA Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2008 (9-12)           167   196 105  97  69  80 20    5.23      
 2007 (3-4)             63    65  36  31  25  36  8    4.43      
 2006 (17-8)           204   195  97  87  62  99 23    3.84      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         1-6  40.1  52  36  34  21  31  8    7.59   37 
 2008-08-30    KCR   L   6     8   6   6   2   4  3      89   34 
 2008-08-24   @KCR   L   6     8   7   6   4   4  1     107   30 
 2008-08-18   @TEX   W   6     8   3   3   4   7  0     106   47 
 2008-08-13    TOR   L   6.1   7   4   4   3   2  1      95   42 
 2008-08-08    OAK   L   7     6   4   3   3   5  1     111   53 
 2008-08-02   @TBR   L   3.1   6   7   7   4   8  0     109   24 
 2008-07-28   @CLE   L   5.2   9   5   5   1   1  2      98   31 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.ANA      1-2  31.1  31  11  11  10   8  3    3.16   52 
 2008-05-26   @LAA  ND   7     5   0   0   1   2  0      98   68 
 2006-09-01    LAA   W   7     4   0   0   2   2  0     106   69 
 2006-04-24   @LAA   L   7     4   2   2   3   3  1     100   61 
 2005-06-22   @LAA   L   3.1  10   6   6   3   0  2      80   13 
 2005-04-11    LAA  ND   7     8   3   3   1   1  0      95   49 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   36-34   Road:   31-38   ExtrInn: 3-8 
 vsRHP:  44-55   vsLHP:  23-17   1-Run:  15-21
 vsEast: 12-19   vsCntrl:25-35   vsWest: 17-13 IL:13-5 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
139 Wed, Sep  3   LAA  W   9-6       67-72  4th 11.0 gb
138 Tue, Sep  2   LAA  L   4-5       66-72  4th 11.0 gb
137 Mon, Sep  1   NYY  L   9-13      66-71  4th 11.0 gb
136 Sun, Aug 31   KCR  W   4-2       66-70  3rd 11.0 gb
135 Sat, Aug 30   KCR  L   3-13      65-70  4th 11.0 gb
134 Fri, Aug 29   KCR  W   6-3       65-69  4th 11.0 gb
133 Wed, Aug 27   CLE  L   7-9       64-69  4th 12.0 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
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 9-11   Last 30:12-18
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Wed, Sep 03, 2008 DET  9  LAA  6        W:Kyle Farnsworth (2-2), L: Jose Arredondo (7-2), S: Fernando Rodney (8)
Tue, Sep 02, 2008 LAA  5 @DET  4        W:Scot Shields (6-4), L: Fernando Rodney (0-4), S: Francisco Rodriguez (54)
Wed, May 28, 2008 DET  6 @LAA  2        W:Armando Galarraga (4-2), L: Joe Saunders (8-2), S: none
Tue, May 27, 2008 LAA  3  DET  2        W:Ervin Santana (7-2), L: Aquilino Lopez (2-1), S: none
Mon, May 26, 2008 LAA  1  DET  0 (12)   W:Jose Arredondo (1-0), L: Freddy Dolsi (0-1), S: none
Sun, Apr 27, 2008 LAA  6 @DET  2        W:Jered Weaver (2-3), L: Justin Verlander (1-4), S: none
Sat, Apr 26, 2008 DET  6  LAA  4        W:Aquilino Lopez (2-0), L: Darren O'Day (0-1), S: Todd Jones (4)
Fri, Apr 25, 2008 LAA  4 @DET  3        W:Ervin Santana (4-0), L: Nate Robertson (0-3), S: Francisco Rodriguez (10)

Sun, Jul 29, 2007 LAA 13  DET  4        W:Chris Bootcheck (3-2), L: Jeremy Bonderman (10-3), S: none
Sat, Jul 28, 2007 LAA 10  DET  3        W:Scot Shields (3-3), L: Jason Grilli (5-3), S: none
Season Series: 2008 - LAA leads 5-3; 2007 - LAA won 5-3; 2006 - LAA won 5-3; All-Time - DET leads 297-274

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  5.45

FLA  4.66

SDP  3.86

RA/G

TOR  3.88

CLE  4.59

TEX  5.93

BA

A. Pujols  .360

M. Cabrera  .291

J. Towles  .143

OBP

A. Pujols  .468

L. Overbay  .365

T. Pena  .188

SLG

A. Pujols  .640

M. Aviles  .486

T. Pena  .213

OPS

A. Pujols  1.108

C. Floyd  .842

T. Pena  .400

ERA

C. Lee  2.32

G. Meche  4.07

C. Silva  6.53

K/9IP

T. Lincecum  10.22

G. Floyd  6.41

L. Hernandez  3.35

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Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Batters (4.63 RS/G) vs. Detroit Tigers Pitchers (5.10 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 37.Rogers*
G/S/vB
34.Dolsi
G/S/vB
48.Farnsworth
G/S/vB
49.Fossum*
G/S/vB
41.Glover
G/S/vB
45.Lopez
G/S/vB
50.Rapada*
G/S/vB
29.Robertson*
G/S/vB
56.Rodney
G/S/vB
44.Seay*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
16.Anderson* G/S/vP 105/.722 1/no AB 3/2.334 16/.875 13/.725 ··· 1/2.000 14/.286 7/1.547 3/.667 512/404 .281/.316/.429/.746 .700/.758 .701 88/.694 6/3 14/
2.Aybar# G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 3/.666 1/.000 ··· 335/233 .277/.316/.384/.700 .720/.692 .774 65/.633 6/2 3/
28.Budde G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/1 .000/.000/.000/.000 .000/ .000 / 0/0 0/
9.Figgins# G/S/vP 34/.732 ··· 4/.500 12/.600 2/1.000 1/2.000 1/no AB 23/1.184 3/no AB 2/1.000 457/341 .280/.374/.318/.692 .707/.686 .691 107/.651 30/11 0/
27.Guerrero G/S/vP 30/1.217 2/1.000 12/.432 10/1.000 5/.000 ··· ··· 20/1.600 6/1.667 2/1.000 534/401 .294/.356/.505/.861 .750/.898 .898 93/.934 4/3 23/
48.Hunter G/S/vP 35/1.139 2/2.000 11/.673 9/1.222 15/1.333 2/.000 ··· 46/.813 11/.489 4/.500 538/400 .281/.346/.473/.819 .769/.836 .764 101/.731 13/5 19/
5.Mathis G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 ··· 5/.200 ··· ··· 296/214 .198/.285/.337/.622 .796/.559 .649 37/.341 2/1 9/
24.Matthews# G/S/vP 13/.770 2/.000 3/2.000 9/.889 6/1.500 2/1.000 ··· 17/.669 2/.000 2/no AB 405/291 .228/.309/.333/.642 .702/.618 .655 27/.745 7/3 7/
19.Morales# G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 13/12 .250/.308/.250/.558 2.000/.432 .583 12/.606 0/0 0/
44.Napoli G/S/vP 3/1.167 1/.000 3/.333 ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 220/173 .214/.329/.473/.801 .840/.790 .784 51/.875 4/1 14/
39.Quinlan G/S/vP 14/.500 ··· ··· 11/.764 ··· 1/.000 ··· 11/1.295 ··· ··· 130/68 .271/.331/.322/.653 .676/.631 .587 15/.950 2/1 1/
21.Rivera G/S/vP 11/1.363 ··· 3/.333 14/.690 5/.000 1/.000 ··· 7/.000 3/.666 ··· 234/156 .235/.269/.413/.682 .649/.699 .659 77/.718 1/0 10/
18.Rodriguez G/S/vP 3/.000 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· 2/.000 1/no AB 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 108/82 .189/.264/.263/.527 .376/.573 .441 35/.542 2/0 1/
25.Teixeira# G/S/vP 15/.983 ··· 5/1.400 19/1.474 3/.333 3/.000 1/2.000 26/1.093 8/.000 2/.000 592/391 .305/.409/.542/.951 .911/.971 .854 105/1.184 2/0 29/
77.Willits# G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/1.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 4/.250 1/.000 ··· 97/82 .176/.326/.216/.542 .457/.555 .374 11/.311 1/0 0/
3.Wood G/S/vP 3/.000 1/.000 1/2.000 1/3.000 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 90/71 .174/.202/.233/.435 .343/.458 .457 22/.682 1/0 1/
IP 167.0 40.2 57.1 33.1 45.0 66.2 15.0 151.1 33.1 45.2 TOTAL .265/.327/.404/.731 .734/.731 .720 .754 105/37 129/78
ERA-K/9 5.23/4.3 3.76/4.0 3.77/8.8 5.13/6.5 5.20/5.8 3.92/6.1 4.80/7.2 6.36/5.7 4.59/11.1 3.74/8.5 4.66/5.9

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Budde (0-0-0)
 Mathis (52-19-3)
 Napoli (45-9-7)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 746/.301 184/.261 243/.288 144/.285 202/.271 293/.285 68/.259 685/.322 149/.198 198/.279 .273  Anderson
 Guerrero
 Matthews
 Rivera
 Hunter
 Willits
 Quinlan
 Morales
72/0/0/8
0/0/90/7
33/21/35/5
34/1/15/4
0/119/0/4
17/6/18/0
1/0/3/0
0/0/1/0
OPS .852 .720 .871 .808 .785 .799 .651 .913 .693 .742 .785
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 206/.812 69/1.002 114/.943 64/.603 86/.812 108/.846 29/.637 218/.874 72/.671 103/.792 .793
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 540/.867 115/.560 129/.812 80/.976 116/.766 185/.772 39/.662 467/.932 77/.714 95/.688 .780
Home 320/.845 96/.622 133/.843 74/.714 127/.779 159/.719 31/.676 340/.826 68/.507 109/.797 .779
Last 28d days 140/.887 24/.736 43/.834 46/.709 42/.581 84/.982 4/1.417 94/1.148 52/.691 41/1.082
HR/SB/CS 20/1/2 3/9/2 14/6/7 3/0/1 5/0/0 9/3/0 0/0/0 25/7/4 3/4/0 3/0/1 146/59/28
Usage ····X··· ··X····· X····o·o ··o·X··· ·X·o·o·X ··X····· X······· ····X··· XX·X·X·· ··X··o·o
Detroit Tigers Batters (5.06 RS/G) vs. Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Pitchers (4.22 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 54.Santana
G/S/vB
66.Arredondo
G/S/vB
58.Moseley
G/S/vB
53.O'Day
G/S/vB
38.Oliver*
G/S/vB
57.Rodriguez
G/S/vB
62.Shields
G/S/vB
33.Speier
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
24.Cabrera G/S/vP 8/1.125 2/.000 2/.500 2/2.000 3/.333 1/.000 4/1.250 3/.333 589/448 .291/.350/.534/.884 .905/.877 .910 110/1.006 1/0 31/
28.Granderson* G/S/vP 19/.754 2/2.000 7/.429 1/4.000 5/2.000 8/.542 4/.500 4/2.417 526/403 .306/.389/.514/.903 .747/.952 .911 124/1.056 10/4 16/
9.Guillen# G/S/vP 10/.967 1/.000 3/.000 ··· 16/.388 7/.286 22/.697 5/.000 489/385 .286/.376/.436/.811 .818/.813 .887 47/.999 9/3 10/
26.Hessman G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 1/5.000 4/4 .250/.250/1.000/1.250 /1.250 1.250 4/1.250 0/0 1/
15.Inge G/S/vP 16/.438 1/2.000 5/1.350 1/.000 4/.666 10/.300 8/1.375 8/.429 331/258 .221/.322/.402/.724 .740/.718 .836 100/.668 2/2 11/
20.Joyce* G/S/vP 4/.000 3/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 224/204 .264/.330/.542/.873 .775/.880 .886 67/.754 0/0 12/
19.Larish* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 77/75 .225/.286/.338/.624 1.000/.613 .606 22/.364 2/0 2/
30.Ordonez G/S/vP 14/.857 2/.000 5/.600 1/3.000 13/.840 5/1.850 17/.804 10/.650 529/404 .314/.372/.480/.852 .872/.846 .993 109/.787 1/5 16/
14.Polanco G/S/vP 16/.732 1/2.000 6/.666 1/no AB 12/.606 6/1.000 5/.400 7/.453 556/404 .310/.355/.424/.779 .847/.753 .717 104/.743 7/1 7/
25.Raburn G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/2.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 160/84 .245/.302/.395/.696 .748/.647 .722 35/.530 2/1 4/
8.Renteria G/S/vP 12/.583 1/.000 2/.000 2/1.000 10/1.000 2/2.000 6/.533 14/.599 492/370 .268/.318/.368/.686 .912/.615 .830 85/.940 5/3 9/
39.Santiago# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/.000 3/1.334 2/no AB 114/94 .322/.440/.444/.885 .874/.887 .885 35/.693 0/0 1/
57.Sardinha G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 41/33 .128/.150/.179/.329 .125/.375 .416 16/.343 0/0 0/
3.Sheffield G/S/vP 15/1.350 ··· 8/.393 1/.000 12/.833 5/.900 12/.697 25/.430 404/306 .228/.327/.387/.714 .700/.719 .693 99/.734 7/2 14/
33.Thames G/S/vP 7/1.429 ··· ··· ··· ··· 5/.000 6/.750 3/.333 292/175 .236/.288/.517/.804 .833/.785 .847 44/.545 0/3 22/
IP 184.2 49.1 34.0 37.1 61.1 59.1 52.1 58.0 TOTAL .275/.343/.443/.786 .804/.780 .839 .803 54/26 164/103
ERA-K/9 3.31/8.9 1.46/7.8 7.15/6.6 4.34/5.8 2.64/5.1 2.43/10.3 2.75/8.9 5.12/7.1 3.90/6.6

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Inge (24-9-8)
 Sardinha (3-1-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 755/.233 198/.200 159/.333 167/.293 250/.259 248/.200 221/.236 260/.260 .259  Ordonez
 Granderson
 Inge
 Thames
 Raburn
 Joyce
 Guillen
 Sheffield
0/0/115/6
0/117/0/4
2/11/0/2
60/0/7/2
26/5/20/2
45/0/20/1
2/0/0/0
6/0/0/0
OPS .640 .545 .897 .745 .688 .615 .672 .831 .725
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 393/.712 96/.442 77/1.031 77/.792 103/.749 132/.678 111/.576 119/.973 .735
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 362/.563 102/.644 82/.774 90/.706 147/.646 116/.546 110/.768 141/.712 .716
Road 416/.640 96/.543 65/.761 91/.791 107/.860 127/.605 107/.669 134/.852 .729
Last 28d days 111/.607 59/.638 / / 47/.436 44/.618 44/.710 51/.958
HR/SB/CS 18/13/3 2/3/2 5/3/1 2/2/1 3/5/2 4/7/0 5/6/1 12/7/1 138/97/28
Usage ·····X·· Xo··X··X ········ ········ ···X···X ·X··ooo· ·X··X··· X··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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