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Game Preview: TOR @ ATL, 7:00pm, Saturday, May 23, 2009 @Turner Field

Blue Jays, 27-18, 1st, ½ up

SP: Casey Janssen (27, RHP, 0-0, undef)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. ATL Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2007 (2-3) 72.2 67 22 19 20 39 4 2.35
2006 (6-10) 94.0 103 58 53 21 44 12 5.07
Last 7 GS 1-6 32.1 47 31 29 13 11 8 8.07 35
2006-07-24 @SEA L 3.1 5 6 6 2 1 1 65 25
2006-07-19 TEX L 6.2 6 5 4 2 2 1 86 44
2006-07-14 SEA L 4.0 5 3 2 2 0 0 75 40
2006-07-05 @TEX L 3.1 7 5 5 0 1 3 49 27
2006-06-30 PHI W 6.0 5 0 0 2 3 0 107 63
2006-06-23 NYM L 6.0 8 5 5 1 3 2 94 38
2006-06-17 @FLA L 3.0 11 7 7 4 1 1 76 6
Has never faced ATL.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   16-6    Road:   11-12   ExtrInn: 3-2 
 vsRHP:  18-11   vsLHP:   9-7    1-Run:   9-5 
 vsEast:  4-5    vsCntrl:16-8    vsWest:  7-4  IL: 0-1 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 45 Fri, May 22  @ATL  L   0-1       27-18  1st  0.5 up
 44 Thu, May 21  @BOS  L   1-5       27-17  1st  0.5 up
 43 Wed, May 20  @BOS  L   3-8       27-16  1st  1.5 up
 42 Tue, May 19  @BOS  L   1-2       27-15  1st  2.5 up
 41 Mon, May 18   CHW  W   3-2       27-14  1st  3.5 up
 40 Sun, May 17   CHW  W   8-2       26-14  1st  3.0 up
 39 Sat, May 16   CHW  W   2-1       25-14  1st  2.0 up
 38 Fri, May 15   CHW  W   8-3       24-14  1st  2.0 up
 37 Thu, May 14   NYY  L   2-3       23-14  1st  1.0 up
 36 Wed, May 13   NYY  L   2-8       23-13  1st  1.0 up
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:17-13
Braves, 21-20, 3rd, 2½ GB, 3½ GB in WC

SP: Derek Lowe (36, RHP, 5-2, 3.58)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. TOR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (5-2) 55.1 47 22 22 20 37 2 3.58
2008 (14-11) 211.0 194 84 76 45 147 14 3.24
2007 (12-14) 199.1 194 100 86 59 147 20 3.88
Last 7 GS 4-2 44.1 41 21 21 18 27 2 4.26 51
2009-05-18 COL L 8.0 3 2 2 1 3 0 110 70
2009-05-11 @NYM W 6.2 5 2 2 2 1 0 95 55
2009-05-06 @FLA W 5.0 7 6 6 3 5 1 102 31
2009-05-01 HOU W 6.2 8 2 2 2 3 0 112 51
2009-04-25 @CIN W 7.0 4 2 2 2 8 1 109 67
2009-04-20 @WSN L 6.0 7 3 3 3 2 0 115 45
2009-04-15 FLA ND 5.0 7 4 4 5 5 0 106 37
Last 5 v.TOR 1-2 31.2 31 19 17 8 19 2 4.83 49
2007-06-09 TOR L 9.0 4 1 1 0 3 1 98 78
2004-08-16 TOR W 7.0 5 4 3 1 7 0 103 59
2004-05-14 @TOR ND 5.2 4 3 2 4 2 0 99 49
2003-07-17 TOR L 4.0 7 4 4 1 4 0 92 35
2003-07-09 @TOR ND 6.0 11 7 7 2 3 1 105 23
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    9-12   Road:   12-8    ExtrInn: 2-1 
 vsRHP:  10-16   vsLHP:  11-4    1-Run:   7-6 
 vsEast: 12-10   vsCntrl: 5-7    vsWest:  3-3  IL: 1-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 41 Fri, May 22   TOR  W   1-0       21-20  3rd  2.5 gb
 40 Thu, May 21   COL  L   0-9       20-20  3rd  2.5 gb
 39 Wed, May 20   COL  W  12-4       20-19  3rd  1.5 gb
 38 Tue, May 19   COL  W   8-1       19-19  3rd  2.5 gb
 37 Mon, May 18   COL  L   1-5       18-19  3rd  2.5 gb
 36 Sat, May 16   ARI  L   0-12      18-18  3rd  3.0 gb
 35 Fri, May 15   ARI  W   4-3       18-17  2nd  2.0 gb
 34 Wed, May 13  @NYM  W   8-7 (12)  17-17  3rd  1.5 gb
 33 Tue, May 12  @NYM  L   3-4 (10)  16-17  4th  2.5 gb
 32 Mon, May 11  @NYM  W   8-3       16-16  4th  1.5 gb
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:16-14
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Fri, May 22, 2009 ATL  1  TOR  0        W:Kenshin Kawakami (3-5), L: Jesse Carlson (1-3), S: Mike Gonzalez (7)

Sun, Jun 29, 2008 TOR  1  ATL  0        W:A.J. Burnett (8-7), L: Jo-Jo Reyes (3-6), S: B.J. Ryan (16)
Sat, Jun 28, 2008 TOR  9  ATL  5        W:John Parrish (1-0), L: Tim Hudson (8-6), S: none
Fri, Jun 27, 2008 ATL  4 @TOR  0        W:Jair Jurrjens (8-3), L: Dustin McGowan (6-6), S: none
Thu, Jun 22, 2006 TOR  3 @ATL  2        W:Ty Taubenheim (1-4), L: Mike Remlinger (2-4), S: B.J. Ryan (20)
Wed, Jun 21, 2006 TOR  6 @ATL  3        W:Ted Lilly (7-7), L: Tim Hudson (6-6), S: B.J. Ryan (19)
Tue, Jun 20, 2006 TOR  6 @ATL  5        W:Scott Schoeneweis (2-0), L: Tyler Yates (0-1), S: B.J. Ryan (18)
Wed, Jun 13, 2001 TOR 12  ATL  5        W:Joey Hamilton (3-3), L: Tom Glavine (6-5), S: none
Tue, Jun 12, 2001 ATL  3 @TOR  0        W:Odalis Perez (4-4), L: Steve Parris (3-5), S: John Rocker (19)
Mon, Jun 11, 2001 TOR  9  ATL  4        W:Bob File (2-1), L: John Burkett (5-5), S: none
Season Series: 2009 - ATL leads 1-0; 2008 - TOR won 2-1; 2007 -  0-0; All-Time - TOR leads 14-8

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 2009 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

PHI  5.78

LAA  4.80

SDP  3.71

RA/G

LAD  3.74

LAA  4.71

WSN  6.31

BA

V. Martinez  .391

  

G. Sizemore  .220

OBP

V. Martinez  .464

  

J. Rollins  .284

SLG

J. Morneau  .640

  

E. Bonifacio  .318

OPS

V. Martinez  1.074

  

E. Bonifacio  .621

ERA

Z. Greinke  .82

B. Looper  4.26

R. Nolasco  9.07

K/9IP

J. Verlander  12.31

R. Oswalt  6.71

J. Pineiro  3.15

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

Blue Jays Batters (5.31 RS/G) vs. Braves Pitchers (4.49 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 32.Lowe
G/S/vB
46.Acosta
G/S/vB
30.Bennett
G/S/vB
38.Carlyle
G/S/vB
51.Gonzalez*
G/S/vB
11.Kawakami
G/S/vB
54.Medlen
G/S/vB
58.Moylan
G/S/vB
34.O'Flaherty*
G/S/vB
39.Soriano
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
20.Barajas G/S/vP 3/1.334 1/3.000 1/.000 2/.000 ··· 3/.000 ··· 2/3.500 ··· 3/.000 140/99 .302/.333/.460/.794 1.108/.654 .902 82/.839 0/0 3/4
23.Bautista G/S/vP 4/1.250 2/.000 6/1.800 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 96/49 .303/.430/.395/.825 .888/.752 .816 52/.713 3/0 1/0
13.Chavez G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 30/17 .241/.241/.241/.483 .667/.353 .333 23/.522 0/0 0/1
2.Hill G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· ··· ··· 1/3.000 3/.000 ··· ··· 2/1.000 1/.000 209/152 .349/.383/.554/.937 .933/.938 .904 118/.864 2/1 11/5
1.Inglett* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/1 .000/.000/.000/.000 /.000 .000 1/.000 0/0 0/
26.Lind* G/S/vP 3/.000 1/.000 1/no AB ··· 1/.000 3/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 187/133 .298/.369/.506/.875 .795/.909 .791 103/.828 0/0 7/1
6.McDonald G/S/vP 6/.666 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 17/9 .235/.235/.235/.471 .500/.444 .222 10/.600 0/0 0/0
30.Millar G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 2/1.500 ··· ··· ··· ··· 5/.200 1/2.000 79/27 .293/.329/.480/.809 .728/.970 .792 45/.731 0/0 3/1
35.Overbay* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/3.000 8/.750 3/1.334 ··· ··· 1/.000 2/1.500 123/105 .260/.358/.510/.867 .343/.965 .847 68/.700 0/0 5/0
15.Rios G/S/vP 7/.000 1/no AB 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 3/.000 ··· ··· 1/3.000 ··· 208/153 .266/.322/.420/.742 .711/.754 .631 118/.797 3/1 5/1
33.Rolen G/S/vP 14/.857 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· 5/.000 3/1.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 162/110 .310/.377/.455/.832 1.052/.732 .822 89/.833 2/0 3/4
19.Scutaro G/S/vP 5/.600 ··· ··· ··· 3/.000 3/.000 ··· ··· 1/2.000 4/.750 213/153 .273/.398/.430/.828 1.078/.736 .845 121/.767 3/2 5/1
10.Wells G/S/vP 28/.691 1/3.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 3/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 5/.650 204/151 .262/.319/.412/.730 .640/.761 .858 115/.675 6/0 5/0
IP 55.1 19.1 17.1 18.2 45.2 3.0 14.2 15.2 18.0 TOTAL .285/.351/.451/.802 .834/.789 .806 .753 20/4 52/22
ERA-K/9 3.58/6.0 /0.0 2.33/7.5 8.31/6.2 3.38/12.0 4.73/8.3 15.00/9.0 5.52/8.0 2.30/5.7 1.50/12.0 4.10/8.0

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 232/.232 / 94/.329 86/.351 77/.221 200/.259 18/.273 67/.208 58/.185 70/.172 .246
OPS .639 .785 .964 .687 .806 .802 .594 .427 .558 .711
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 117/.443 / 45/.716 41/.690 23/1.014 94/.789 6/.900 28/.708 24/.345 31/.574 .673
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 115/.848 / 49/.853 45/1.165 54/.541 106/.823 12/.712 39/.517 34/.483 39/.544 .745
Home 101/.663 / 54/.783 52/.848 33/.767 126/.684 18/.802 42/.639 33/.536 30/.332
Last 28d days 107/.647 / 49/.706 58/.972 45/.657 124/.773 18/.802 37/.600 37/.388 39/.587
HR/SB/CS 2/2/2 // 0/3/1 3/0/0 2/2/2 5/1/3 0/0/0 0/4/1 0/0/2 1/1/0 27/17/16
Usage ····X··· ··X···X· ··X···X· o··X···X X·····X· ·X······ ·o··X··o ·o··o··o ···o····
Braves Batters (4.34 RS/G) vs. Blue Jays Pitchers (4.22 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 44.Janssen
G/S/vB
57.Camp
G/S/vB
39.Carlson*
G/S/vB
37.Downs*
G/S/vB
54.Frasor
G/S/vB
22.League
G/S/vB
52.Ryan*
G/S/vB
56.Tallet*
G/S/vB
40.Wolfe
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
18.Anderson* G/S/vP 4/.500 5/.400 1/.000 4/1.000 6/1.500 3/.000 13/.837 1/.000 1/.000 87/61 .241/.276/.304/.580 .786/.487 .541 61/.591 0/0 0/2
23.Diaz G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 1/3.000 ··· 1/no AB ··· 2/2.000 ··· ··· 85/46 .297/.376/.486/.863 .905/.826 .862 34/1.051 1/0 2/1
19.Escobar G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 171/120 .293/.367/.440/.807 .790/.812 .811 109/.799 1/1 4/4
7.Francoeur G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 169/115 .253/.278/.361/.639 .842/.546 .704 98/.501 1/1 3/0
27.Hernandez G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/1 .000/.000/.000/.000 /.000 .000 1/.000 0/0 0/0
2.Johnson* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· 138/96 .230/.309/.361/.669 .971/.547 .822 66/.598 2/1 3/2
10.Jones# G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 10/1.500 ··· ··· 4/.000 ··· ··· 142/93 .316/.444/.491/.935 1.014/.890 .777 90/.967 1/1 4/6
22.Kotchman* G/S/vP 3/.000 1/.000 3/.000 6/.167 3/.000 ··· 5/.000 3/.666 ··· 155/108 .291/.348/.440/.788 .645/.851 .706 87/.791 0/0 2/0
16.McCann* G/S/vP ··· 1/3.000 1/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 96/57 .284/.385/.457/.842 .494/1.081 .668 45/.944 2/1 3/2
20.Norton# G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/no AB 2/.000 2/1.000 ··· 3/.666 2/.000 ··· 32/28 .120/.313/.160/.473 .500/.464 .436 18/.611 0/0 0/
14.Prado G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 59/26 .288/.362/.538/.901 .946/.846 .755 37/.790 0/1 2/1
8.Ross G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/2.000 1/no AB 69/52 .263/.382/.491/.874 .561/.983 .579 49/.748 0/0 3/0
24.Schafer* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 161/107 .215/.335/.311/.647 .667/.636 .560 93/.493 1/1 2/0
IP 16.1 23.0 19.1 16.0 19.2 8.2 48.1 4.0 TOTAL .262/.342/.391/.733 .768/.715 .693 .707 10/7 29/24
ERA-K/9 /0.0 3.86/5.5 3.52/4.7 1.86/10.3 0.56/6.2 4.12/6.9 7.27/9.3 4.47/6.7 2.25/11.2 3.88/7.0

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA / 72/.266 95/.217 76/.178 55/.167 79/.246 40/.333 208/.204 18/.313 .244
OPS .832 .628 .457 .367 .681 1.056 .704 .771 .721
vs LHB (BF-OPS) / 31/.670 41/.729 20/.750 22/.091 33/.797 18/.911 73/.986 7/.686 .724
vs RHB (BF-OPS) / 41/.962 54/.555 56/.348 33/.554 46/.593 22/1.177 135/.563 11/.818 .720
Road / 42/.936 42/.624 24/.897 19/.211 29/.596 18/1.222 123/.829 6/1.100
Last 28d days / 32/.844 56/.722 42/.562 31/.484 40/.532 12/.788 132/.745 18/.771
HR/SB/CS // 2/0/0 2/1/0 1/0/1 0/1/0 1/4/1 2/1/2 7/1/0 0/0/0 47/31/11
Usage ··X····· oo··Xo·X ····X·o· ·o·o·o·· ·X···X·· ··oX···X ···X···· ··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.