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Game Preview: DET @ TBR, 7:10pm, Friday, August 1, 2008 @Tropicana Field

Detroit Tigers, 55-53, 3rd, 5½ GB, 5½ GB in WC

SP: Zach Miner (26, RHP, 5-3, 3.65)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. TBR Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2008 (5-3)             56.2  49  25  23  28  29  4    3.65      
 2007 (3-4)             53.2  56  22  18  22  34  3    3.02      
 2006 (7-6)             93   100  53  50  32  59 11    4.84      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         2-5  30.1  36  21  20   8  15  6    5.93   44 
 2008-07-27    CHW   W   6     5   2   2   0   5  2      92   59 
 2008-07-21   @KCR   W   6     3   0   0   1   1  0      88   66 
 2007-05-17   @BOS   L   5.1   6   2   1   1   3  0      99   52 
 2006-09-30    KCR   L   0.1   5   5   5   0   0  1      32   21 
 2006-08-23    CHW   L   1.1   4   6   6   2   1  2      40   21 
 2006-08-18    TEX   L   6     8   2   2   1   3  1     100   50 
 2006-08-13   @CHW   L   5.1   5   4   4   3   2  0     108   41 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.TBR    Has never faced TBR.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   29-22   Road:   26-31   ExtrInn: 3-5 
 vsRHP:  34-45   vsLHP:  21-8    1-Run:  13-17
 vsEast: 10-10   vsCntrl:20-28   vsWest: 12-10 IL:13-5 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
108 Thu, Jul 31  @CLE  L   4-9       55-53  3rd  5.5 gb
107 Wed, Jul 30  @CLE  W  14-12(13)  55-52  3rd  5.5 gb
106 Tue, Jul 29  @CLE  W   8-5       54-52  3rd  5.5 gb
105 Mon, Jul 28  @CLE  L   0-5       53-52  3rd  6.5 gb
104 Sun, Jul 27   CHW  W   6-4       53-51  3rd  6.5 gb
103 Sat, Jul 26   CHW  L   6-7       52-51  3rd  7.5 gb
102 Fri, Jul 25   CHW  L   5-6       52-50  3rd  6.5 gb
101 Wed, Jul 23  @KCR  W   7-1       52-49  3rd  5.5 gb
100 Tue, Jul 22  @KCR  W   7-1       51-49  3rd  5.5 gb
 99 Mon, Jul 21  @KCR  W  19-4       50-49  3rd  5.5 gb
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:17-13
Tampa Bay Rays, 63-44, 1st, 3 up

SP: Scott Kazmir (24, LHP, 8-5, 2.84)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. DET Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2008 (8-5)             95    75  32  30  35 105  8    2.84      
 2007 (13-9)           206.2 196  91  80  89 239 18    3.48      
 2006 (10-8)           144.2 132  59  52  52 163 15    3.24      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         2-3  38.2  38  20  19  15  44  6    4.42   52 
 2008-07-26   @KCR  ND   5     7   2   2   0   5  0      91   50 
 2008-07-21    OAK   W   7     2   0   0   4   9  0     102   78 
 2008-07-13   @CLE   L   6     8   5   5   2   7  2     104   41 
 2008-07-08   @NYY   L   5     5   2   2   1   9  0      97   57 
 2008-07-02    BOS  ND   5     7   4   4   4   3  1     107   36 
 2008-06-27   @PIT   W   5     5   4   3   2   4  1     103   45 
 2008-06-22    HOU   L   5.2   4   3   3   2   7  2     106   54 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.DET      2-2  25.2  20  11  11  12  20  2    3.86   53 
 2007-08-09   @DET   W   6     3   0   0   1   7  0      94   72 
 2006-06-12   @DET  ND   5     4   0   0   2   3  0      98   60 
 2005-07-08    DET   L   3     5   5   5   4   2  0      72   27 
 2005-05-19   @DET   W   5.2   3   2   2   4   2  0     100   53 
 2004-10-02   @DET   L   6     5   4   4   1   6  2      93   51 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   40-16   Road:   23-28   ExtrInn: 5-4 
 vsRHP:  46-29   vsLHP:  17-15   1-Run:  19-11
 vsEast: 28-19   vsCntrl:10-11   vsWest: 13-8  IL:12-6 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
107 Wed, Jul 30  @TOR  W   3-2       63-44  1st  3.0 up
106 Tue, Jul 29  @TOR  W   3-0       62-44  1st  2.0 up
105 Mon, Jul 28  @TOR  L   1-3       61-44  1st  1.0 up
104 Sun, Jul 27  @KCR  L   1-6       61-43  1st  1.0 up
103 Sat, Jul 26  @KCR  W   5-3       61-42  1st  2.0 up
102 Fri, Jul 25  @KCR  W   5-3       60-42  1st  1.0 up
101 Thu, Jul 24  @KCR  L   2-4       59-42  1st    Tied
100 Wed, Jul 23   OAK  W   4-3       59-41  1st  0.5 up
 99 Tue, Jul 22   OAK  L   1-8       58-41  1st  0.5 up
 98 Mon, Jul 21   OAK  W   4-0       58-40  1st  1.5 up
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20: 8-12   Last 30:17-13
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Thu, Aug 09, 2007 TBD  8 @DET  1        W:Scott Kazmir (9-7), L: Jeremy Bonderman (10-5), S: none
Wed, Aug 08, 2007 TBD  7 @DET  1        W:James Shields (9-7), L: Chad Durbin (7-4), S: none
Tue, Aug 07, 2007 DET  9  TBD  6        W:Tim Byrdak (1-0), L: Dan Wheeler (1-5), S: Todd Jones (30)
Mon, Aug 06, 2007 DET  6  TBD  4        W:Zach Miner (2-3), L: Gary Glover (5-4), S: Todd Jones (29)
Wed, May 30, 2007 TBD  5  DET  3        W:James Shields (4-0), L: Nate Robertson (4-5), S: none
Tue, May 29, 2007 DET 14 @TBD  2        W:Jeremy Bonderman (4-0), L: Casey Fossum (3-5), S: none
Mon, May 28, 2007 TBD  6  DET  5        W:Gary Glover (2-2), L: Todd Jones (1-2), S: none
Thu, Aug 03, 2006 TBD  2  DET  1        W:Seth McClung (3-10), L: Nate Robertson (10-7), S: Brian Meadows (7)
Wed, Aug 02, 2006 DET  8 @TBD  3        W:Jason Grilli (1-1), L: Jon Switzer (2-2), S: none
Tue, Aug 01, 2006 DET 10 @TBD  4        W:Justin Verlander (14-4), L: J.P. Howell (0-1), S: none
Season Series: 2008 -  0-0; 2007 - TBR won 4-3; 2006 - DET won 5-3; All-Time - TBR leads 38-37

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  5.60

LAA  4.64

WSN  3.69

RA/G

OAK  3.81

CLE  4.65

TEX  5.91

BA

C. Jones  .369

V. Wells  .287

J. Towles  .143

OBP

C. Jones  .466

A. Huff  .359

T. Pena  .171

SLG

L. Berkman  .621

N. Markakis  .478

T. Pena  .198

OPS

A. Pujols  1.076

C. Coste  .823

T. Pena  .369

ERA

J. Duchscherer  2.37

J. Weaver  4.11

M. Hendrickson  6.09

K/9IP

T. Lincecum  9.84

J. Lester  6.20

K. Rogers  3.40

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Detroit Tigers Batters (5.09 RS/G) vs. Tampa Bay Rays Pitchers (4.05 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 19.Kazmir*
G/S/vB
50.Balfour
G/S/vB
49.Hammel
G/S/vB
39.Howell*
G/S/vB
57.Miller*
G/S/vB
40.Percival
G/S/vB
28.Reyes
G/S/vB
35.Wheeler
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
24.Cabrera G/S/vP 6/1.333 ··· ··· 3/.333 1/no AB 1/2.000 2/.000 6/.334 455/354 .293/.352/.499/.850 .856/.849 .821 106/1.008 1/0 19/
28.Granderson* G/S/vP 3/.666 1/no AB 3/1.667 3/1.167 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 378/301 .309/.374/.491/.865 .778/.888 .866 116/.925 7/4 11/
9.Guillen# G/S/vP 5/.000 5/.200 2/1.000 5/1.800 ··· 5/.650 4/.250 1/.000 416/325 .286/.374/.437/.811 .884/.795 .714 80/.794 8/2 9/
15.Inge G/S/vP 12/.833 3/.833 2/2.000 7/.786 1/2.000 7/1.964 ··· 2/.000 214/167 .227/.324/.448/.771 .641/.808 .665 43/.940 1/1 9/
20.Joyce* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 146/133 .280/.342/.614/.956 .962/.954 .879 73/1.090 0/0 10/
30.Ordonez G/S/vP 8/.125 3/1.334 2/1.000 5/1.200 ··· 10/.633 2/.000 4/2.750 395/310 .319/.377/.499/.876 .924/.863 .730 60/.927 0/4 14/
14.Polanco G/S/vP 9/.619 1/.000 3/1.667 6/.666 4/.500 1/.000 1/.000 4/.500 426/318 .309/.351/.403/.754 .916/.700 .788 100/.672 4/0 4/
25.Raburn G/S/vP 5/.000 ··· 2/2.500 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/3.000 115/65 .240/.307/.433/.740 .883/.618 .657 26/.804 1/0 4/
8.Renteria G/S/vP 16/.876 ··· ··· ··· 9/1.381 2/3.000 2/.000 2/.500 390/298 .259/.308/.337/.646 .856/.583 .580 80/.582 3/3 5/
39.Santiago# G/S/vP ··· 4/1.000 ··· ··· 2/.500 1/no AB ··· 1/.000 75/61 .351/.479/.526/1.005 1.038/.997 1.038 28/.842 0/0 1/
57.Sardinha G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 22/22 .136/.136/.227/.364 /.364 .200 11/.364 0/0 0/
3.Sheffield G/S/vP 14/1.250 3/.666 ··· 6/.533 2/1.000 7/.286 1/2.000 7/.971 283/220 .229/.329/.376/.704 .728/.697 .706 78/.686 6/1 8/
33.Thames G/S/vP 11/1.255 3/1.000 ··· 4/.500 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 240/149 .251/.313/.571/.883 .924/.859 .829 70/.702 0/3 20/
IP 95.0 28.2 56.1 61.1 26.1 32.2 19.2 46.1 TOTAL .278/.344/.443/.786 .835/.772 .725 .832 40/20 124/78
ERA-K/9 2.84/9.9 1.26/13.2 4.47/5.0 2.49/8.8 5.13/7.2 3.58/8.5 4.58/7.3 2.14/5.6 3.75/6.8

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Inge (8-2-3)
 Sardinha (3-1-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 389/.217 107/.108 250/.274 256/.196 116/.253 132/.171 83/.239 181/.165 .242  Granderson
 Ordonez
 Thames
 Inge
 Raburn
 Joyce
 Guillen
 Sheffield
0/86/0/4
0/0/86/4
47/0/6/2
2/11/0/2
19/4/14/0
26/0/17/0
2/0/0/0
6/0/0/0
OPS .651 .356 .797 .587 .721 .626 .691 .543 .697
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 83/.536 39/.466 118/.909 89/.566 69/.657 69/.609 29/.934 66/.449 .721
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 306/.683 68/.293 132/.698 167/.597 47/.815 63/.645 54/.560 115/.594 .678
Home 191/.548 49/.273 88/.693 132/.502 66/.613 80/.504 45/.537 84/.506 .621
Last 28d days 97/.731 44/.358 40/.550 42/.506 26/.850 20/.829 18/1.014 27/.702
HR/SB/CS 8/4/2 0/1/0 7/9/1 4/9/1 1/0/2 5/2/0 2/2/0 6/0/1 97/47/19
Usage ·····X·· ·X·o··Xo ····o··· ·o····XX ····oX·· ·X···XX· ····oo·· ·X···oXo
Tampa Bay Rays Batters (4.43 RS/G) vs. Detroit Tigers Pitchers (4.83 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 31.Miner
G/S/vB
34.Dolsi
G/S/vB
49.Fossum*
G/S/vB
45.Lopez
G/S/vB
50.Rapada*
G/S/vB
56.Rodney
G/S/vB
44.Seay*
G/S/vB
54.Zumaya
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
16.Aybar# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 173/98 .227/.308/.364/.672 .841/.536 .691 48/.448 2/1 4/
8.Bartlett G/S/vP 6/.333 ··· ··· 4/.500 ··· 2/1.000 1/.000 5/.200 324/237 .252/.294/.292/.586 .741/.529 .595 26/.511 18/3 0/
13.Crawford* G/S/vP 4/.000 ··· 12/.500 3/.666 ··· 2/2.000 3/.000 1/.000 453/313 .271/.310/.398/.708 .597/.759 .807 94/.625 23/7 8/
15.Floyd* G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 161/154 .239/.317/.415/.732 .619/.737 .883 39/.536 1/0 7/
31.Gomes G/S/vP 7/.286 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 5/.000 ··· 2/.500 159/55 .191/.302/.412/.714 .780/.589 .715 33/.710 8/1 8/
26.Gross* G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 229/196 .215/.323/.379/.703 .535/.732 .820 26/.410 2/2 7/
32.Hinske* G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· 9/.222 ··· ··· 4/2.083 2/1.500 ··· 298/253 .256/.352/.500/.852 .552/.905 .751 51/.734 7/2 15/
1.Iwamura* G/S/vP 2/2.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· 471/332 .274/.347/.371/.718 .655/.744 .733 100/.721 5/3 5/
3.Longoria G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 404/294 .276/.351/.523/.874 .842/.886 .830 94/.868 6/0 19/
30.Navarro# G/S/vP 4/1.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 307/229 .313/.370/.421/.791 .679/.839 .829 71/.767 0/4 4/
23.Pena* G/S/vP ··· ··· 3/1.334 1/no AB ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· 369/242 .236/.339/.454/.792 .654/.865 .802 97/.910 0/0 18/
9.Riggans G/S/vP 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 100/53 .241/.306/.414/.720 .802/.650 .590 19/.349 0/0 4/
2.Upton G/S/vP 5/1.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB 1/2.000 450/317 .268/.382/.389/.771 .812/.754 .784 88/.625 32/13 6/
IP 56.2 33.1 19.1 47.0 14.2 17.2 35.0 19.1 TOTAL .257/.333/.408/.741 .714/.752 .762 .683 108/38 111/58
ERA-K/9 3.65/4.6 4.32/3.8 5.12/7.0 3.06/6.3 4.30/7.3 5.60/9.2 2.57/8.2 2.33/8.4 4.52/5.6

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Navarro (28-17-5)
 Riggans (15-0-2)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 243/.236 148/.262 87/.299 202/.264 64/.236 80/.197 147/.256 91/.247 .266  Upton
 Gross
 Crawford
 Hinske
 Gomes
0/101/0/9
2/17/70/6
101/1/0/2
6/0/45/2
7/0/18/0
OPS .689 .721 .808 .708 .606 .731 .698 .754 .761
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 104/.674 52/1.007 40/.624 70/.924 28/.583 37/.867 77/.813 35/.608 .792
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 139/.701 96/.571 47/.972 132/.590 36/.624 43/.598 70/.571 56/.824 .740
Road 127/.735 76/.856 56/.898 110/.820 37/.628 48/.960 66/.661 53/.784 .775
Last 28d days 44/.577 46/.878 40/.663 60/.748 11/1.045 56/.709 34/.670 59/.665
HR/SB/CS 4/5/0 3/5/1 0/0/1 3/3/0 0/0/0 3/2/0 2/0/1 1/0/0 99/43/21
Usage ····X··· ·oX··X·· ·Xo····· oX·X···· X······· ·XX·X·o· ·X···X·· ··X·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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