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Game Preview: DET @ SEA, 10:10pm, Friday, May 30, 2008 @Safeco Field

Detroit Tigers, 22-31, 4th, 8 GB, 8½ GB in WC

SP: Nate Robertson (30, LHP, 2-5, 5.88)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. SEA Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2008 (2-5)             59.2  76  39  39  17  42  7    5.88      
 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         2-4  43    55  26  26  12  26  5    5.44   44 
 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 
 2008-05-13   @KCR  ND   7    10   2   2   0   2  0      82   51 
 2008-05-06    BOS   L   6.1  10   4   4   2   4  1     109   39 
 2008-05-01   @NYY   W   5.2   7   4   4   2   3  1     106   40 
 2008-04-25    LAA   L   7     6   4   4   1   3  1      89   51 
 2008-04-20   @TOR   L   5     8   5   5   1   5  1      93   35 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.SEA      2-2  31.1  36  15  14   8  16  4    4.02   48 
 2007-09-08    SEA  ND   4.2   7   5   4   3   3  2      83   32 
 2007-05-09    SEA   L   4.2  10   6   6   0   0  1      76   20 
 2006-09-04    SEA   W   7     8   1   1   2   4  0     101   59 
 2006-07-09   @SEA   L   8     9   3   3   1   5  1     101   56 
 2006-04-22   @SEA   W   7     2   0   0   2   4  0      85   75 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   12-14   Road:   10-17   ExtrInn: 0-2 
 vsRHP:  15-28   vsLHP:   7-3    1-Run:   4-8 
 vsEast:  8-8    vsCntrl: 5-17   vsWest:  8-4  IL: 1-2 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 53 Wed, May 28  @LAA  W   6-2       22-31  4th  7.5 gb
 52 Tue, May 27  @LAA  L   2-3       21-31  4th  7.5 gb
 51 Mon, May 26  @LAA  L   0-1 (12)  21-30  4th  7.5 gb
 50 Sun, May 25   MIN  L   1-6       21-29  4th  6.5 gb
 49 Sat, May 24   MIN  W  19-3       21-28  4th  5.5 gb
 48 Fri, May 23   MIN  L   4-9       20-28  5th  6.5 gb
 47 Thu, May 22   SEA  W   9-2       20-27  5th  6.5 gb
 46 Wed, May 21   SEA  W   9-4       19-27  5th  6.5 gb
 45 Tue, May 20   SEA  W  12-8       18-27  5th  6.5 gb
 44 Sun, May 18  @ARI  L   0-4       17-27  5th  6.5 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20: 8-12   Last 30:12-18
Seattle Mariners, 20-34, 4th, 11½ GB, 11 GB in WC

SP: Carlos Silva (29, RHP, 3-4, 5.14)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. DET Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2008 (3-4)             68.1  84  41  39  13  26  8    5.14      
 2007 (13-14)          202   229  99  94  36  89 20    4.19      
 2006 (11-15)          180.1 246 130 119  32  70 38    5.94      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         0-4  39.1  57  32  30   7  15  5    6.86   37 
 2008-05-24   @NYY   L   6    11   7   5   1   2  2     106   27 
 2008-05-20   @DET   L   4     9   7   7   1   0  0      72   15 
 2008-05-14   @TEX  ND   6.1   5   2   2   0   4  0      88   59 
 2008-05-09    CHW   L   7     8   4   4   2   1  1     108   44 
 2008-05-04   @NYY   L   3    11   8   8   0   1  2      80    6 
 2008-04-29   @CLE  ND   7     7   2   2   1   3  0      99   57 
 2008-04-23    BAL  ND   6     6   2   2   2   4  0      83   54 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.DET      2-3  27.1  42  21  21   3  12  4    6.91   38 
 2008-05-20   @DET   L   4     9   7   7   1   0  0      72   15 
 2007-09-24   @DET   W   7.2   6   0   0   0   1  0     112   68 
 2007-04-28   @DET   W   6    10   3   3   1   4  0      95   43 
 2006-04-29   @DET   L   2.2   9   9   9   0   3  3      51    7 
 2005-07-23   @DET   L   7     8   2   2   1   4  1      93   56 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   13-14   Road:    7-20   ExtrInn: 1-2 
 vsRHP:  16-24   vsLHP:   4-10   1-Run:   5-10
 vsEast:  5-14   vsCntrl: 3-8    vsWest: 10-11 IL: 2-1 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 54 Wed, May 28   BOS  W   1-0       20-34  4th 11.5 gb
 53 Tue, May 27   BOS  W   4-3       19-34  4th 12.5 gb
 52 Mon, May 26   BOS  L   3-5       18-34  4th 12.5 gb
 51 Sun, May 25  @NYY  L   5-6       18-33  4th 11.5 gb
 50 Sat, May 24  @NYY  L   6-12      18-32  4th 11.5 gb
 49 Fri, May 23  @NYY  L   2-13      18-31  4th 10.5 gb
 48 Thu, May 22  @DET  L   2-9       18-30  4th  9.5 gb
 47 Wed, May 21  @DET  L   4-9       18-29  4th  9.5 gb
 46 Tue, May 20  @DET  L   8-12      18-28  4th  8.5 gb
 45 Sun, May 18   SDP  W   3-2       18-27  4th  7.5 gb
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 6-14   Last 30: 9-21
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Thu, May 22, 2008 DET  9  SEA  2        W:Jeremy Bonderman (3-4), L: Miguel Batista (3-6), S: Freddy Dolsi (1)
Wed, May 21, 2008 DET  9  SEA  4        W:Kenny Rogers (4-4), L: Jarrod Washburn (2-6), S: none
Tue, May 20, 2008 DET 12  SEA  8        W:Justin Verlander (2-7), L: Carlos Silva (3-3), S: Todd Jones (7)

Sun, Sep 09, 2007 SEA 14 @DET  7        W:Felix Hernandez (12-7), L: Jeremy Bonderman (11-9), S: none
Sat, Sep 08, 2007 DET 12  SEA  6        W:Zach Miner (3-3), L: Jeff Weaver (6-12), S: none
Fri, Sep 07, 2007 DET  6  SEA  1        W:Justin Verlander (16-5), L: Miguel Batista (13-11), S: none
Sun, Jul 15, 2007 DET 11 @SEA  7        W:Justin Verlander (11-3), L: Jeff Weaver (2-7), S: none
Sat, Jul 14, 2007 SEA  6  DET  4        W:Miguel Batista (9-7), L: Kenny Rogers (3-1), S: J.J. Putz (26)
Fri, Jul 13, 2007 DET  6 @SEA  3        W:Jeremy Bonderman (10-1), L: Jarrod Washburn (8-7), S: Todd Jones (23)
Thu, Jul 12, 2007 SEA  3  DET  2        W:Felix Hernandez (6-4), L: Andrew Miller (4-3), S: J.J. Putz (25)
Season Series: 2008 - DET leads 3-0; 2007 - DET won 6-4; 2006 - DET won 6-3; All-Time - DET leads 181-149

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

CHC  5.63

LAD  4.47

SDP  3.55

RA/G

TOR  3.55

FLA  4.65

TEX  5.51

BA

C. Jones  .420

J. Hermida  .266

R. Weeks  .204

OBP

C. Jones  .500

K. Millar  .330

K. Greene  .262

SLG

L. Berkman  .758

E. Encarnacion  .422

J. Bartlett  .286

OPS

L. Berkman  1.228

J. Loney  .756

F. Sanchez  .574

ERA

E. Volquez  1.31

J. Suppan  3.93

B. Bonser  6.16

K/9IP

E. Volquez  11.03

N. Robertson  6.33

J. Garland  2.38

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

Detroit Tigers Batters (4.79 RS/G) vs. Seattle Mariners Pitchers (5.11 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 52.Silva
G/S/vB
41.Dickey
G/S/vB
54.Green
G/S/vB
57.Lowe
G/S/vB
35.Morrow
G/S/vB
20.Putz
G/S/vB
53.Rhodes*
G/S/vB
18.Rowland-Smith*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
24.Cabrera G/S/vP 10/.700 2/1.000 1/no AB ··· ··· 1/no AB 1/.000 1/.000 222/186 .271/.351/.464/.815 .818/.814 .853 100/.728 1/0 8/
28.Granderson* G/S/vP 14/1.203 1/.000 6/1.667 2/.500 1/2.000 4/.000 ··· 2/.500 133/124 .248/.308/.455/.763 .444/.788 .771 96/.598 2/2 6/
9.Guillen# G/S/vP 33/1.545 7/.929 5/.000 1/5.000 3/.333 7/.900 ··· 1/.000 195/159 .294/.371/.465/.836 .910/.827 .668 90/.701 3/1 5/
15.Inge G/S/vP 23/.608 8/.875 4/.833 1/3.000 2/1.000 4/.000 3/.000 3/.333 136/109 .216/.306/.388/.694 .442/.757 .481 39/.462 1/1 4/
30.Ordonez G/S/vP 20/1.082 9/.958 7/1.571 1/.000 3/.333 8/1.000 4/1.833 1/.000 222/185 .327/.392/.538/.930 .897/.935 .717 98/.937 0/1 9/
14.Polanco G/S/vP 15/.800 3/.666 7/.453 1/.000 2/.000 4/.250 1/2.000 2/.000 198/159 .292/.357/.399/.756 .910/.719 .851 100/.824 2/0 2/
25.Raburn G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 51/35 .196/.275/.348/.622 .625/.619 .531 26/.432 0/0 1/
8.Renteria G/S/vP 11/.546 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 1/no AB 3/.667 1/.000 198/164 .277/.315/.380/.695 1.137/.607 .724 82/.581 1/0 4/
7.Rodriguez G/S/vP 34/.475 6/.900 3/1.334 2/.000 1/.000 6/1.167 31/.970 1/.000 182/144 .260/.300/.379/.679 .748/.659 .559 75/.663 3/0 1/
39.Santiago# G/S/vP ··· 5/.800 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 44/39 .353/.476/.618/1.094 1.350/1.059 1.099 15/.862 0/0 1/
33.Thames G/S/vP 8/.536 2/2.500 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 5/.600 ··· 1/.000 75/46 .261/.320/.507/.827 1.302/.538 .807 36/1.008 0/0 5/
36.Thomas* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 67/59 .295/.338/.393/.732 1.571/.626 .667 / 2/0 0/
IP 68.1 11.1 26.1 19.0 13.0 16.0 9.2 25.1 TOTAL .264/.335/.424/.759 .834/.743 .684 .710 18/6 55/36
ERA-K/9 5.14/3.4 5.56/4.8 4.10/6.8 3.79/8.5 1.38/12.5 3.94/10.7 5.59/10.2 2.49/6.8 4.81/6.5

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Inge (4-1-2)
 Rodriguez (18-12-3)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 295/.304 48/.267 122/.263 93/.276 58/.216 76/.258 46/.297 101/.236 .277  Inge
 Granderson
 Thomas
 Ordonez
 Raburn
 Thames
2/11/0/2
0/31/0/1
4/15/0/1
0/0/49/1
12/4/5/0
15/0/6/0
OPS .844 .735 .700 .779 .663 .736 .774 .615 .788
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 161/.973 28/.670 57/.786 42/.786 21/.984 38/.828 27/.804 50/.755 .819
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 134/.694 20/.824 65/.622 51/.771 37/.486 38/.650 19/.734 51/.479 .763
Home 114/.761 3/.000 76/.516 40/.661 32/.615 51/.745 22/1.009 37/.781 .747
Last 28d days 127/1.011 18/.748 55/.762 49/.806 40/.668 47/.576 24/.959 65/.523
HR/SB/CS 8/3/0 1/0/0 1/0/1 1/2/0 2/0/0 1/0/1 0/0/0 1/0/0 51/28/11
Usage ·····X·· ······XX ····X·XX ······X· ·oo··X·X ·Xo·X··X ····oo·· ··oo·X··
Seattle Mariners Batters (4.02 RS/G) vs. Detroit Tigers Pitchers (5.09 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 29.Robertson*
G/S/vB
41.Cruceta
G/S/vB
34.Dolsi
G/S/vB
59.Jones
G/S/vB
45.Lopez
G/S/vB
31.Miner
G/S/vB
44.Seay*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
50.Balentien G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/no AB 1/.000 ··· 95/75 .221/.295/.407/.702 .950/.639 .815 87/.683 0/0 4/
29.Beltre G/S/vP 19/1.094 1/.000 1/.000 9/1.445 1/.000 7/.143 ··· 224/177 .240/.321/.435/.756 .908/.717 .617 105/.585 5/1 10/
5.Betancourt G/S/vP 12/1.333 1/.000 ··· 2/1.000 1/2.000 5/.650 ··· 192/152 .285/.293/.414/.707 .721/.704 .808 90/.697 1/1 3/
16.Bloomquist G/S/vP 12/.583 ··· 1/.000 1/no AB 2/2.000 3/.666 ··· 46/29 .162/.326/.162/.488 .652/.395 .515 16/.466 4/2 0/
15.Burke G/S/vP 9/.500 ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 39/23 .200/.282/.314/.596 .875/.366 .284 20/.644 0/0 1/
13.Cairo G/S/vP 10/.500 ··· 1/.000 9/.583 2/.000 ··· 2/.000 49/42 .186/.250/.209/.459 .629/.430 .571 43/.499 1/1 0/
28.Ibanez* G/S/vP 26/.650 ··· 1/.000 7/.453 2/2.500 5/3.800 3/.000 228/173 .263/.325/.444/.768 .689/.794 .814 101/.696 1/1 7/
2.Johjima G/S/vP 11/.364 ··· 1/.000 3/.000 2/.000 4/.833 ··· 163/130 .227/.264/.312/.575 .494/.596 .748 76/.708 1/0 2/
4.Lopez G/S/vP 20/.666 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 7/.286 ··· 232/180 .297/.308/.401/.709 .821/.677 .793 102/.696 2/1 2/
8.Reed* G/S/vP 5/.400 1/2.000 1/.000 1/no AB 1/.000 ··· ··· 16/16 .200/.250/.200/.450 /.450 .000 16/.450 0/0 0/
44.Sexson G/S/vP 18/1.194 ··· 1/.000 11/1.728 1/3.000 5/.000 ··· 173/137 .200/.277/.413/.690 1.025/.601 .485 57/.503 0/0 9/
51.Suzuki* G/S/vP 28/.642 1/no AB ··· 6/.666 4/1.417 6/.167 5/1.500 246/190 .290/.351/.388/.739 .724/.743 .846 112/.797 23/2 3/
3.Vidro# G/S/vP 8/.661 1/2.000 ··· 8/.393 3/2.000 3/.000 3/.000 159/123 .233/.285/.349/.634 .799/.591 .635 51/.766 1/0 3/
IP 59.2 11.1 9.2 18.0 31.1 28.0 15.2 TOTAL .249/.307/.380/.687 .778/.663 .699 .660 40/11 44/37
ERA-K/9 5.88/6.3 4.76/8.8 1.86/5.6 4.50/3.0 2.59/6.6 6.11/6.1 2.87/6.3 4.81/5.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Burke (5-3-1)
 Johjima (23-7-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 266/.309 53/.262 43/.216 80/.243 128/.261 125/.252 71/.290 .264  Ibanez
 Balentien
 Suzuki
 Bloomquist
 Reed
 Cairo
52/0/0/4
0/0/25/3
0/54/0/3
3/1/10/0
3/1/2/0
1/0/0/0
OPS .842 .832 .650 .738 .650 .725 .721 .758
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 76/.923 26/.980 14/.845 39/.956 46/.771 54/.554 41/.755 .790
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 190/.809 27/.697 29/.556 41/.539 82/.579 71/.858 30/.674 .736
Road 131/.844 25/.610 18/.656 34/.609 50/.755 66/.969 29/.580 .728
Last 28d days 112/.854 49/.878 43/.650 34/.929 59/.798 44/.523 33/.808
HR/SB/CS 7/4/2 2/1/0 1/1/0 2/2/0 1/1/0 2/3/0 0/0/1 45/22/13
Usage ·····X·· ··X·X··· ···X···X ·o··X··· ··X··Xo· ···Xo··· ···o··X·

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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