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Game Preview: CHC @ PHI, 7:05pm, Friday, April 11, 2008 @Citizens Bank Park

Chicago Cubs, 6-3, 2nd, ½ GB, tied for WC

SP: Carlos Zambrano (27, RHP, 1-0, 1.32)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. PHI Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2008 (1-0)             13.2  10   2   2   1  12  1    1.32      
 2007 (18-13)          216.1 187 100  95 101 177 23    3.95      
 2006 (16-7)           214   162  91  81 115 210 20    3.41      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         5-1  46    32   8   8  15  34  3    1.57   64 
 2008-04-06    HOU   W   7     7   2   2   0   7  1     103   62 
 2008-03-31    MIL  ND   6.2   3   0   0   1   5  0      85   72 
 2007-09-28    CIN   W   7     6   0   0   1   4  0     110   68 
 2007-09-23    PIT   W   6     3   0   0   3   6  0      93   69 
 2007-09-18    CIN   L   5.1   7   4   4   3   1  1     100   36 
 2007-09-14    STL   W   8     4   1   1   2   3  1     101   71 
 2007-09-08    PIT   W   6     2   1   1   5   8  0     112   67 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.PHI      3-2  36.1  31  12  12  10  24  1    2.97   59 
 2006-08-24    PHI   W   7     6   2   2   1   7  0     103   63 
 2005-08-02    PHI   W   8     4   0   0   1   4  0     104   77 
 2005-05-08    PHI   W   9     5   1   1   3   5  1     136   75 
 2004-07-24    PHI   L   6.1   8   4   4   3   5  0     104   43 
 2003-07-03    PHI   L   6     8   5   5   2   3  0      92   37 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    3-3    Road:    3-0    ExtrInn: 2-1 
 vsRHP:   4-3    vsLHP:   2-0    1-Run:   1-2 
 vsEast:  0-0    vsCntrl: 6-3    vsWest:  0-0  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
  9 Thu, Apr 10  @PIT  W   7-3        6-3   2nd  0.5 gb
  8 Wed, Apr  9  @PIT  W   6-4 (15)   5-3   3rd  1.5 gb
  7 Mon, Apr  7  @PIT  W  10-8 (12)   4-3   3rd  1.5 gb
  6 Sun, Apr  6   HOU  W   3-2        3-3   4th  2.0 gb
  5 Sat, Apr  5   HOU  W   9-7        2-3   4th  2.0 gb
  4 Fri, Apr  4   HOU  L   3-4        1-3   6th  2.0 gb
  3 Thu, Apr  3   MIL  W   6-3        1-2   5th  1.0 gb
  2 Wed, Apr  2   MIL  L   2-8        0-2   6th  2.0 gb
  1 Mon, Mar 31   MIL  L   3-4 (10)   0-1   3rd  1.0 gb
 Last 10: 6-3    Last 20: 6-3    Last 30: 6-3 
Philadelphia Phillies, 4-6, 3rd, 2½ GB, 2½ GB in WC

SP: Brett Myers (27, RHP, 0-1, 6.30)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. CHC Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2008 (0-1)             10    13   8   7   5   6  2    6.30      
 2007 (5-7)             68.2  61  33  33  27  83  9    4.33      
 2006 (12-7)           198   194  93  86  63 189 29    3.91      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         0-4  38.1  38  29  28  17  37  8    6.57   45 
 2008-04-06    CIN   L   5     8   4   4   3   4  2      95   36 
 2008-03-31    WSN  ND   5     5   4   3   2   2  0      86   43 
 2007-04-13    HOU   L   3.1   3   7   7   5   4  2      88   25 
 2007-04-07    FLA   L   4.1   8   6   6   2   6  1      89   27 
 2007-04-02    ATL  ND   7.2   4   3   3   2   9  2     106   66 
 2006-10-01    FLA  ND   6     4   2   2   1   7  1      91   62 
 2006-09-26    WSN   L   7     6   3   3   2   5  0     102   56 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.CHC      3-2  38.1  30  12  12   9  38  5    2.82   64 
 2006-09-20    CHC   W   9     6   2   2   3  12  0     119   76 
 2006-08-23    CHC   W   8     4   1   1   1   9  1     109   78 
 2005-08-04    CHC   W   6.1  10   4   4   2   4  0     101   39 
 2005-05-08    CHC   L   8     5   2   2   1  10  2     101   73 
 2004-07-23    CHC   L   7     5   3   3   2   3  2     103   56 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    1-2    Road:    3-4    ExtrInn: 1-1 
 vsRHP:   3-5    vsLHP:   1-1    1-Run:   1-3 
 vsEast:  2-4    vsCntrl: 2-2    vsWest:  0-0  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 10 Thu, Apr 10  @NYM  L   3-4 (12)   4-6   3rd  2.5 gb
  9 Wed, Apr  9  @NYM  L   2-8        4-5   2nd  1.5 gb
  8 Tue, Apr  8  @NYM  W   5-2        4-4   2nd  0.5 gb
  7 Mon, Apr  7  @CIN  W   5-3        3-4   2nd  1.0 gb
  6 Sun, Apr  6  @CIN  L   2-8        2-4   5th  1.0 gb
  5 Sat, Apr  5  @CIN  L   3-4        2-3   4th  1.0 gb
  4 Fri, Apr  4  @CIN  W   8-4        2-2   3rd  0.5 gb
  3 Thu, Apr  3   WSN  W   8-7 (10)   1-2   3rd  1.5 gb
  2 Wed, Apr  2   WSN  L   0-1        0-2   5th  2.5 gb
  1 Mon, Mar 31   WSN  L   6-11       0-1   3rd  1.5 gb
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20: 4-6    Last 30: 4-6 
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Thu, Aug 02, 2007 PHI 10 @CHC  6        W:J.D. Durbin , L: Sean Marshall , S: none
Wed, Aug 01, 2007 CHC  5  PHI  4        W:Ryan Dempster , L: Brett Myers , S: none
Tue, Jul 31, 2007 CHC  7  PHI  3        W:Jason Marquis , L: Adam Eaton , S: none
Mon, Jul 30, 2007 PHI  4 @CHC  1        W:Cole Hamels , L: Ted Lilly , S: Brett Myers 
Sun, May 13, 2007 CHC  4 @PHI  1        W:Ted Lilly , L: Jon Lieber , S: Ryan Dempster 
Sat, May 12, 2007 PHI 11  CHC  7        W:Antonio Alfonseca , L: Bobby Howry , S: none
Fri, May 11, 2007 PHI  7  CHC  2        W:Cole Hamels , L: Rich Hill , S: none
Wed, Sep 20, 2006 PHI  6  CHC  2        W:Brett Myers (12-6), L: Les Walrond (0-1), S: none
Tue, Sep 19, 2006 PHI  4  CHC  1        W:Jamie Moyer (9-14), L: Wade Miller (0-2), S: Tom Gordon (32)
Mon, Sep 18, 2006 CHC 11 @PHI  6        W:Michael Wuertz (3-1), L: Jon Lieber (8-10), S: none
Season Series: 2008 -  0-0; 2007 - PHI won 4-3; 2006 - PHI won 5-2; All-Time - CHC leads 1199-1073

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

For the 2007 season

Stat

Best

Middle

Worst

RS/G

NYY  5.98

BAL  4.67

WSN  4.15

RA/G

BOS  4.06

KCR  4.80

TBD  5.83

BA

M. Ordonez  .363

J. Francoeur  .293

J. LaRue  .148

OBP

B. Bonds  .480

J. Varitek  .367

J. LaRue  .240

SLG

C. Ross  .653

T. Tulowitzki  .479

A. Gonzalez  .249

OPS

A. Rodriguez  1.067

G. Sheffield  .839

J. LaRue  .512

ERA

J. Peavy  2.54

A. Pettitte  4.05

S. Olsen  5.81

K/9IP

E. Bedard  10.93

G. Meche  6.50

A. Cook  3.31

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NOTE: Team stats shown are for the 2008 season. Player Stats for the 2007 season. We will switch to 2008 stats on May 1st.

Chicago Cubs Batters (5.44 RS/G) vs. Philadelphia Phillies Pitchers (5.20 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 39.Myers
G/S/vB
55.Condrey
G/S/vB
37.Durbin
G/S/vB
45.Gordon
G/S/vB
54.Lidge
G/S/vB
63.Madson
G/S/vB
16.Romero*
G/S/vB
57.Seanez
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
24.Blanco G/S/vP 10/.311 ··· 2/.000 3/1.000 2/2.500 3/1.000 ··· 3/.666 58/36 .167/.193/.222/.415 .145/.574 .408 / 0/0 0/0
5.Cedeno G/S/vP 8/.125 ··· ··· 1/.000 2/.000 1/4.000 ··· ··· 80/46 .203/.231/.392/.623 .382/.823 .622 / 2/1 4/2
7.DeRosa G/S/vP 7/.858 ··· ··· 1/.000 7/.167 2/.000 5/.200 3/.333 574/410 .293/.371/.420/.792 .745/.810 .766 / 1/2 10/11
17.Fontenot* G/S/vP 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/no AB ··· 260/201 .278/.336/.402/.738 .586/.781 .633 / 5/4 3/8
1.Fukudome* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· / /// / / / /
9.Johnson G/S/vP ··· ··· 3/1.000 8/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 307/222 .236/.305/.320/.625 .913/.513 .630 / 4/2 2/0
25.Lee G/S/vP 25/1.520 3/.000 ··· 3/.333 11/.273 3/.333 1/no AB 10/.700 650/509 .317/.400/.513/.913 1.015/.885 .749 / 6/5 22/7
20.Pie* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 194/156 .215/.271/.333/.604 .269/.689 .640 / 8/1 2/0
16.Ramirez G/S/vP 21/.810 2/.000 3/.000 3/1.167 12/.533 4/.000 4/.750 5/1.467 558/431 .310/.366/.549/.915 1.220/.826 .780 / 0/0 26/10
12.Soriano G/S/vP 17/.919 5/.900 ··· 5/.900 4/.750 5/.900 5/.800 5/.800 617/481 .299/.337/.560/.897 .825/.917 1.003 / 19/6 33/6
18.Soto G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 60/30 .389/.433/.667/1.100 1.096/1.104 1.242 / 0/0 3/0
2.Theriot G/S/vP 1/2.000 1/2.000 ··· 1/2.000 4/.000 1/.000 1/no AB 1/2.000 597/456 .266/.326/.346/.672 .797/.634 .609 / 28/4 3/11
33.Ward* G/S/vP 10/.200 2/2.500 ··· 2/.000 8/1.875 4/.500 ··· 5/.400 133/123 .327/.436/.527/.963 .775/.978 .893 / 0/0 3/1
IP 68.2 50.0 127.2 40.0 67.0 56.0 56.1 76.0 TOTAL .263/.346/.425/.771 .802/.762 .771 .771 11/4 11/8
ERA-K/9 4.33/10.9 5.04/4.9 4.72/4.7 4.73/7.2 3.36/11.8 3.05/6.9 1.92/6.7 3.79/8.6 3.96/5.3

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Blanco (8-3-2)
 Soto (10-4-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 293/.234 228/.300 561/.268 170/.263 287/.219 237/.231 237/.202 329/.266 .246  Soriano
 Johnson
 DeRosa
 Ward
 Pie
 Theriot
122/12/0/19
70/1/8/3
1/0/22/1
1/0/10/1
2/80/0/1
4/0/2/0
OPS .698 .790 .781 .773 .721 .666 .664 .733 .712
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 130/.574 98/.758 277/.776 77/.970 120/.658 107/.593 93/.645 128/.715 .748
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 163/.796 130/.813 284/.786 93/.601 167/.766 130/.721 144/.677 201/.744 .681
Home 156/.689 127/.746 251/.878 86/.771 163/.711 106/.666 121/.672 172/.779 .757
Last 28d days / / / / / / / /
HR/SB/CS 9/6/1 4/1/1 21/5/2 7/1/1 9/3/0 5/1/3 3/4/2 10/10/1 6/6/3
Usage ····X··· ·X··X··o ·Xo··X·o X·oo·o·X X··XX··· X·····XX o·X···oo XX····oo

NOTE: Team stats shown are for the 2008 season. Player Stats for the 2007 season. We will switch to 2008 stats on May 1st.

Philadelphia Phillies Batters (4.20 RS/G) vs. Chicago Cubs Pitchers (4.78 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 38.Zambrano
G/S/vB
22.Hart
G/S/vB
62.Howry
G/S/vB
32.Lieber
G/S/vB
49.Marmol
G/S/vB
45.Marshall*
G/S/vB
34.Wood
G/S/vB
43.Wuertz
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
4.Bruntlett G/S/vP 7/.453 ··· 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 7/.286 4/.750 3/1.000 165/94 .246/.346/.283/.629 .619/.636 .622 / 6/3 0/8
5.Burrell G/S/vP 9/.222 ··· 3/.333 12/.606 2/.500 4/2.250 14/1.143 6/.334 598/414 .256/.400/.502/.902 .950/.881 1.016 / 0/0 30/10
27.Coste G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 4/1.500 ··· 2/.000 137/99 .279/.311/.419/.730 .865/.678 1.000 / 0/0 5/0
19.Dobbs* G/S/vP ··· ··· 3/1.333 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB 358/328 .272/.330/.451/.780 .481/.808 .780 / 3/0 10/8
7.Feliz G/S/vP 15/.276 ··· 3/.666 22/.596 3/.667 9/1.181 5/.800 2/.000 590/429 .253/.290/.418/.708 .667/.724 .677 / 2/2 20/11
6.Howard* G/S/vP 10/.400 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 4/.833 ··· 5/.200 648/402 .268/.392/.584/.976 .826/1.072 .964 / 1/0 47/12
10.Jenkins* G/S/vP 52/.816 ··· 6/.500 22/.842 9/.347 ··· 37/.566 2/1.000 464/393 .255/.319/.471/.790 .697/.807 .891 / 2/2 21/3
11.Rollins# G/S/vP 18/.457 ··· 3/2.000 8/.750 ··· 4/.750 17/.945 6/.167 778/543 .296/.344/.531/.875 .917/.857 .892 / 41/6 30/11
51.Ruiz G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/5.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 429/325 .259/.340/.396/.735 .576/.786 .776 / 6/1 6/2
99.Taguchi G/S/vP 9/.873 1/.000 6/.334 3/1.666 1/.000 10/1.100 3/.000 5/1.100 340/165 .290/.350/.368/.718 .760/.674 .694 / 7/4 3/4
26.Utley* G/S/vP 11/.573 ··· 1/3.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 3/.000 1/.000 613/380 .332/.410/.566/.976 .927/1.004 1.074 / 9/1 22/10
8.Victorino# G/S/vP 5/.650 ··· 2/.500 ··· ··· 2/.500 3/.333 2/1.000 510/356 .281/.347/.423/.770 .857/.733 .725 / 37/4 12/3
28.Werth G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 3/.333 ··· 2/1.000 3/.000 5/.200 304/198 .298/.404/.459/.863 1.058/.760 .831 / 7/1 8/2
IP 216.1 11.0 81.1 78.0 69.1 103.1 24.1 72.1 TOTAL .243/.330/.416/.746 .784/.735 .723 .746 3/2 13/13
ERA-K/9 3.95/7.4 0.82/10.6 3.32/8.0 4.73/6.2 1.43/12.5 3.92/5.8 3.33/8.9 3.48/9.8 3.66/6.4

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Coste (15-6-2)
 Feliz (1-0-0)
 Ruiz (57-26-5)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 925/.233 42/.189 336/.245 342/.293 285/.169 446/.267 101/.207 312/.234 .238  Victorino
 Werth
 Burrell
 Jenkins
 Taguchi
 Bruntlett
 Feliz
 Dobbs
0/4/114/10
37/2/58/9
138/0/0/8
121/0/0/7
41/63/8/3
4/2/1/0
2/0/1/0
14/0/3/0
OPS .701 .566 .670 .785 .508 .750 .609 .712 .677
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 467/.780 14/.071 144/.566 161/.836 106/.616 75/.600 32/.443 93/.707 .746
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 458/.620 28/.829 192/.746 181/.741 179/.445 371/.781 69/.683 219/.714 .646
Road 475/.665 21/.668 156/.626 165/.693 142/.513 237/.708 54/.783 125/.669 .650
Last 28d days / / / / / / / /
HR/SB/CS 23/4/3 0/1/0 8/2/0 7/2/0 3/9/0 13/5/2 0/0/1 8/7/1 6/7/3
Usage ····X··· ·X·X·X·· oo·o·X·· X··X··X· ·o·oXo·X ·X······ XX··oo·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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