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Game Preview: CHC @ STL, 3:15pm, Sunday, July 6, 2008 @Busch Stadium III

Chicago Cubs, 52-36, 1st, 2½ up

SP: Sean Marshall (25, LHP, 0-2, 4.87)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. STL Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2008 (0-2)             20.1  20  11  11   9  17  4    4.87      
 2007 (7-8)            103.1 107  52  45  35  67 13    3.92      
 2006 (6-9)            125.2 132  85  78  59  77 20    5.59      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         2-4  34    36  21  16  12  24  7    4.24   47 
 2008-06-29   @CHW   L   7     5   3   3   1   5  2      93   59 
 2008-06-24    BAL   L   4.2   7   4   4   1   7  0      88   40 
 2007-09-15   @STL   L   2.2   6   4   2   2   3  0      70   35 
 2007-08-31    HOU   L   3.2   5   4   1   4   3  1      84   40 
 2007-08-24   @ARI   W   6     2   1   1   1   5  1      73   68 
 2007-08-18    STL   W   5     5   2   2   1   0  2      70   48 
 2007-08-12   @COL  ND   5     6   3   3   2   1  1      84   42 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.STL      1-1  18.1  23  12  10   5   9  3    4.91   44 
 2007-09-15   @STL   L   2.2   6   4   2   2   3  0      70   35 
 2007-08-18    STL   W   5     5   2   2   1   0  2      70   48 
 2006-06-02   @STL  ND   6.1   8   2   2   1   4  0      91   52 
 2006-04-09    STL  ND   4.1   4   4   4   1   2  1      65   40 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   33-10   Road:   19-26   ExtrInn: 6-4 
 vsRHP:  35-27   vsLHP:  17-9    1-Run:  14-14
 vsEast:  7-4    vsCntrl:19-16   vsWest: 20-7  IL: 6-9 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 88 Sat, Jul  5  @STL  L   4-5       52-36  1st  2.5 up
 87 Fri, Jul  4  @STL  W   2-1       52-35  1st  3.5 up
 86 Thu, Jul  3  @SFG  L   3-8       51-35  1st  2.5 up
 85 Wed, Jul  2  @SFG  W   6-5       51-34  1st  2.5 up
 84 Tue, Jul  1  @SFG  L   1-2       50-34  1st  2.5 up
 83 Mon, Jun 30  @SFG  W   9-2       50-33  1st  2.5 up
 82 Sun, Jun 29  @CHW  L   1-5       49-33  1st  2.5 up
 81 Sat, Jun 28  @CHW  L   5-6       49-32  1st  3.5 up
 80 Fri, Jun 27  @CHW  L   3-10      49-31  1st  4.5 up
 79 Thu, Jun 26   BAL  L   4-11      49-30  1st  4.5 up
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 9-11   Last 30:15-15
St. Louis Cardinals, 50-39, 2nd, 2½ GB, 5 up in WC

SP: Todd Wellemeyer (29, RHP, 7-3, 3.86)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. CHC Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2008 (7-3)             93.1  89  42  40  30  70 11    3.86      
 2007 (3-3)             79.1  77  50  40  40  60 11    4.54      
 2006 (1-4)             78.1  68  38  36  50  54  6    4.14      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         3-2  38.1  46  20  20  11  23  5    4.70   47 
 2008-07-01    NYM   L   5    12   6   6   2   2  0      96   19 
 2008-06-26   @DET  ND   5     4   0   0   0   3  0      76   62 
 2008-06-13    PHI   L   3.1   8   8   8   3   3  3      90   12 
 2008-06-05   @WSN   W   6     5   0   0   1   5  0      79   66 
 2008-05-30    PIT   W   7     6   1   1   2   4  1      94   63 
 2008-05-25   @LAD  ND   6     5   3   3   0   4  1      85   54 
 2008-05-19   @SDP   W   6     6   2   2   3   2  0     100   51 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.CHC      1-0   5     3   2   2   4   4  0    3.60   53 
 2008-05-04    CHC   W   5     3   2   2   4   4  0      95   53 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   26-20   Road:   24-19   ExtrInn: 4-7 
 vsRHP:  34-25   vsLHP:  16-14   1-Run:  19-15
 vsEast:  9-4    vsCntrl:23-18   vsWest: 11-9  IL: 7-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 89 Sat, Jul  5   CHC  W   5-4       50-39  2nd  2.5 gb
 88 Fri, Jul  4   CHC  L   1-2       49-39  2nd  3.5 gb
 87 Thu, Jul  3   NYM  L   1-11      49-38  2nd  2.5 gb
 86 Wed, Jul  2   NYM  W   8-7       49-37  2nd  2.5 gb
 85 Tue, Jul  1   NYM  L   4-7       48-37  2nd  2.5 gb
 84 Mon, Jun 30   NYM  W   7-1       48-36  2nd  2.5 gb
 83 Sun, Jun 29  @KCR  W   9-6       47-36  2nd  2.5 gb
 82 Sat, Jun 28  @KCR  W   5-1       46-36  2nd  3.5 gb
 81 Fri, Jun 27  @KCR  L   2-7       45-36  2nd  4.5 gb
 80 Thu, Jun 26  @DET  L   2-3 (10)  45-35  2nd  4.5 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:16-14
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sat, Jul 05, 2008 STL  5  CHC  4        W:Kyle McClellan (1-3), L: Kerry Wood (4-2), S: none
Fri, Jul 04, 2008 CHC  2 @STL  1        W:Carlos Zambrano (9-3), L: Braden Looper (9-6), S: Kerry Wood (22)
Sun, May 04, 2008 STL  5  CHC  3        W:Todd Wellemeyer (3-1), L: Jason Marquis (1-2), S: Jason Isringhausen (10)
Sat, May 03, 2008 CHC  9 @STL  3        W:Ted Lilly (2-4), L: Kyle Lohse (3-1), S: none
Fri, May 02, 2008 STL  5  CHC  3 (11)   W:Ron Villone (1-0), L: Chad Fox (0-1), S: none

Sun, Sep 16, 2007 CHC  4 @STL  2        W:Jason Marquis (12-8), L: Mark Mulder (0-3), S: Ryan Dempster (28)
Sat, Sep 15, 2007 STL  4  CHC  3        W:Joel Pineiro (6-4), L: Sean Marshall (7-8), S: Jason Isringhausen (29)
Sat, Sep 15, 2007 CHC  3 @STL  2        W:Kerry Wood (1-1), L: Ryan Franklin (4-4), S: Ryan Dempster (27)
Fri, Sep 14, 2007 CHC  5 @STL  3        W:Carlos Zambrano (16-12), L: Adam Wainwright (13-11), S: Bobby Howry (8)
Mon, Sep 10, 2007 CHC 12  STL  3        W:Ted Lilly (15-7), L: Joel Pineiro (5-4), S: none
Season Series: 2008 - STL leads 3-2; 2007 - CHC won 11-5; 2006 - CHC won 11-8; All-Time - CHC leads 1139-1075

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  5.42

COL  4.51

WSN  3.61

RA/G

OAK  3.68

SFG  4.58

TEX  5.69

BA

C. Jones  .385

M. Kemp  .284

T. Pena  .162

OBP

C. Jones  .477

N. McLouth  .358

T. Pena  .184

SLG

L. Berkman  .669

A. Ramirez  .463

T. Pena  .214

OPS

L. Berkman  1.106

F. Thomas  .816

T. Pena  .398

ERA

J. Duchscherer  1.96

J. Contreras  4.02

T. Gorzelanny  6.57

K/9IP

E. Volquez  9.71

D. Eveland  6.05

L. Hernandez  3.33

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Chicago Cubs Batters (5.32 RS/G) vs. St. Louis Cardinals Pitchers (4.40 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 37.Wellemeyer
G/S/vB
31.Franklin
G/S/vB
44.Isringhausen
G/S/vB
46.McClellan
G/S/vB
30.Mulder*
G/S/vB
63.Perez
G/S/vB
36.Springer
G/S/vB
48.Thompson
G/S/vB
27.Villone*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
24.Blanco G/S/vP 1/.000 6/.000 4/.500 ··· 10/.550 ··· 2/.000 1/2.000 8/.804 64/37 .300/.344/.350/.694 .767/.640 .613 19/.594 0/0 1/
5.Cedeno G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 4/.250 2/2.000 13/.462 ··· 3/.666 4/1.666 ··· 144/77 .271/.343/.357/.699 .625/.765 .647 41/.505 3/1 1/
7.DeRosa G/S/vP 4/.500 8/.393 6/1.000 2/.000 2/.500 ··· 2/.000 1/.000 6/.334 332/240 .289/.375/.465/.839 .906/.814 .745 98/.801 3/0 11/
15.Edmonds* G/S/vP 4/.000 7/1.262 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 9/.333 ··· 25/1.107 239/205 .233/.328/.413/.740 .548/.774 .681 87/1.022 2/1 9/
17.Fontenot* G/S/vP 2/3.000 3/.666 2/.500 2/no AB ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· 1/.000 143/130 .252/.348/.455/.803 .350/.843 .909 45/.931 2/0 5/
1.Fukudome* G/S/vP 3/.333 1/.000 ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· 2/1.500 ··· 1/.000 362/273 .285/.391/.420/.810 .747/.831 .609 104/.759 8/3 7/
9.Johnson G/S/vP 6/.833 14/1.100 1/no AB 1/.000 4/1.000 ··· 3/.000 ··· 6/.167 217/129 .266/.336/.383/.719 .872/.620 .713 29/.786 4/4 3/
25.Lee G/S/vP 3/.000 6/.833 11/.500 2/.000 19/1.678 ··· 14/.742 8/2.225 7/1.738 394/298 .302/.365/.511/.877 .920/.863 .861 112/.969 4/2 15/
19.Murton G/S/vP ··· 2/.500 5/.000 ··· 17/1.000 ··· 2/.000 4/.500 ··· 39/20 .270/.308/.324/.632 .433/.821 .702 24/.725 0/0 0/
16.Ramirez G/S/vP 1/2.000 3/1.666 18/.749 1/.000 19/.897 ··· 6/.334 6/.000 10/.543 354/268 .280/.379/.493/.872 .736/.916 .689 96/.752 1/1 15/
18.Soto G/S/vP 2/1.500 2/.500 1/2.000 2/1.000 2/2.500 ··· 2/.500 ··· 1/.000 334/248 .291/.377/.522/.900 1.044/.850 .919 98/.866 0/0 14/
2.Theriot G/S/vP 3/.667 7/.000 5/.000 2/1.000 ··· ··· 3/.333 ··· 1/.000 358/266 .308/.387/.362/.748 .788/.735 .638 92/.626 15/8 1/
33.Ward* G/S/vP 1/no AB 4/.833 14/.690 1/.000 13/.595 ··· 6/1.166 1/.000 4/.250 54/48 .273/.407/.409/.816 .900/.806 .540 20/.821 0/0 1/
IP 93.1 39.1 30.1 47.1 1.1 19.1 26.1 26.2 32.2 TOTAL .281/.359/.442/.801 .812/.797 .720 .786 52/21 100/56
ERA-K/9 3.86/6.8 3.20/6.0 5.34/6.5 2.66/7.6 13.50/6.9 3.72/8.4 2.05/7.5 4.05/4.7 5.23/9.1 4.14/5.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Blanco (7-3-2)
 Soto (41-14-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 392/.251 176/.261 139/.273 196/.257 9/.571 84/.229 107/.200 109/.265 150/.260 .267  Fukudome
 Johnson
 Edmonds
 Cedeno
 Murton
 DeRosa
 Ward
0/6/77/3
18/41/0/1
0/61/0/1
0/1/0/0
9/0/2/0
18/0/11/0
2/0/2/0
OPS .722 .802 .798 .676 1.127 .719 .563 .778 .742 .753
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 170/.719 67/.697 50/.568 80/.578 4/2.000 38/.835 38/.672 43/.713 61/.586 .747
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 222/.723 109/.866 89/.918 116/.744 5/.450 46/.629 69/.503 66/.821 89/.846 .758
Home 199/.784 91/.860 70/.788 104/.595 9/1.127 38/.770 50/.752 74/.712 90/.752 .743
Last 28d days 66/1.112 52/.967 51/.618 60/.723 9/1.127 47/.896 39/.346 33/.636 47/1.011
HR/SB/CS 11/3/5 4/1/1 3/4/2 4/2/0 0/0/0 1/2/0 1/1/2 2/0/0 2/0/0 80/31/18
Usage ····X··· o··o··X· ·Xo···X· X··X··oX ···o·o·· ···o··X· ·o·o··oX ····X··· ··X··X··
St. Louis Cardinals Batters (4.65 RS/G) vs. Chicago Cubs Pitchers (4.23 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 45.Marshall*
G/S/vB
48.Cotts*
G/S/vB
62.Howry
G/S/vB
32.Lieber
G/S/vB
49.Marmol
G/S/vB
34.Wood
G/S/vB
43.Wuertz
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
24.Ankiel* G/S/vP 1/.000 1/.000 2/.500 1/2.000 4/.500 2/1.000 3/.000 318/227 .265/.340/.527/.866 .705/.934 .857 110/.983 1/1 18/
54.Barton G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/no AB 143/55 .246/.331/.369/.700 .734/.642 .703 25/.758 3/1 2/
16.Duncan* G/S/vP ··· ··· 6/1.133 ··· 7/1.086 2/.500 7/.572 229/198 .239/.341/.365/.706 .461/.746 .699 80/.641 2/1 6/
8.Glaus G/S/vP ··· 2/2.500 10/.600 8/.250 2/.000 2/.000 ··· 357/253 .262/.364/.462/.826 .873/.808 .778 102/.843 0/1 13/
7.Kennedy* G/S/vP 1/2.000 10/.400 12/.788 15/.933 1/.000 1/3.000 ··· 221/173 .276/.326/.345/.671 .659/.674 .764 58/.898 5/1 1/
21.LaRue G/S/vP ··· ··· 4/.000 20/.513 ··· 34/.277 5/.900 105/77 .231/.333/.385/.718 .613/.756 .513 42/.973 0/0 3/
47.Ludwick G/S/vP 4/.000 1/no AB 2/.500 2/1.000 1/.000 3/.333 2/.500 307/195 .291/.368/.571/.939 .832/1.000 .877 97/.745 4/1 16/
12.Miles# G/S/vP 3/.000 1/.000 10/.200 6/1.333 1/.000 6/.533 3/.000 227/148 .316/.354/.368/.723 .766/.700 .775 89/.747 1/2 1/
4.Molina G/S/vP 9/.777 1/no AB 8/.625 9/1.222 2/.000 3/1.167 4/.000 277/190 .307/.361/.394/.755 1.045/.629 .794 69/.793 0/2 4/
5.Pujols G/S/vP 11/.920 ··· 11/1.858 34/1.082 10/.633 43/1.002 18/1.199 321/221 .351/.474/.629/1.103 1.408/.968 1.100 52/1.089 3/1 18/
13.Ryan G/S/vP 4/1.750 1/.000 2/.000 2/1.500 ··· 1/.000 3/2.500 159/91 .259/.301/.306/.607 .723/.520 .437 68/.554 6/2 0/
55.Schumaker* G/S/vP 2/.000 1/.000 6/.666 1/.000 1/2.000 1/.000 2/.000 327/246 .297/.360/.439/.799 .421/.921 .738 98/.797 7/0 6/
IP 20.1 13.0 42.1 42.2 49.0 43.1 36.2 TOTAL .273/.349/.424/.773 .775/.772 .756 .769 38/17 92/45
ERA-K/9 4.87/7.5 2.77/13.2 4.46/7.0 3.16/5.1 3.67/12.7 2.91/11.2 2.70/5.9 3.90/7.5

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 LaRue (8-6-1)
 Molina (23-12-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 91/.256 56/.234 182/.300 185/.301 193/.140 175/.196 155/.254 .248  Schumaker
 Ankiel
 Ludwick
 Barton
 Duncan
46/22/31/8
0/74/0/3
17/5/66/3
26/0/5/2
39/0/0/1
OPS .824 .716 .838 .834 .553 .585 .702 .724
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 33/.767 28/.693 70/.819 67/1.054 84/.809 80/.596 57/.696 .772
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 58/.857 28/.721 112/.848 118/.709 109/.361 95/.574 98/.705 .690
Road 61/.832 39/.749 82/.749 122/.837 88/.715 87/.667 79/.739 .753
Last 28d days 50/.763 36/.827 44/.818 45/.690 48/.819 44/.713 37/.793
HR/SB/CS 4/2/0 2/1/0 7/2/0 7/0/0 7/3/1 1/0/0 3/3/2 89/48/17
Usage ······X· ooX····o ·X·oo··o ··X····· o·oX···X XX·o·X·· ··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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