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Game Preview: TOR @ ATL, 1:30pm, Sunday, May 24, 2009 @Turner Field

Blue Jays, 27-19, 1st, ½ up

SP: Scott Richmond (29, RHP, 4-2, 3.64)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. ATL Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (4-2) 47.0 44 21 19 17 38 6 3.64
2008 (1-3) 27.0 32 12 12 2 20 2 4.00
Last 7 GS 4-2 43.0 39 18 16 15 34 5 3.35 55
2009-05-18 CHW ND 7.0 5 0 0 1 7 0 109 73
2009-05-13 NYY L 1.2 7 5 5 2 2 1 58 21
2009-05-08 @OAK L 8.0 7 5 5 2 3 1 96 49
2009-05-03 BAL W 7.0 5 3 2 2 6 1 99 61
2009-04-28 @KCR W 7.0 5 1 1 3 5 0 106 65
2009-04-23 TEX W 6.0 6 2 2 2 8 2 103 58
2009-04-15 @MIN W 6.1 4 2 1 3 3 0 106 59
Has never faced ATL.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   16-6    Road:   11-13   ExtrInn: 3-2 
 vsRHP:  18-12   vsLHP:   9-7    1-Run:   9-6 
 vsEast:  4-5    vsCntrl:16-8    vsWest:  7-4  IL: 0-2 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 46 Sat, May 23  @ATL  L   3-4       27-19  1st  0.5 up
 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
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:16-14
Braves, 22-20, 3rd, 1½ GB, 1½ GB in WC

SP: Jair Jurrjens (23, RHP, 4-2, 1.96)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. TOR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (4-2) 55.0 42 13 12 20 32 3 1.96
2008 (13-10) 188.1 188 87 77 70 139 11 3.68
2007 (3-1) 30.2 24 16 16 11 13 4 4.70
Last 7 GS 2-2 44.0 33 9 9 12 29 3 1.84 61
2009-05-19 COL W 7.0 3 1 1 3 8 0 107 72
2009-05-12 @NYM ND 7.2 7 2 2 1 4 0 102 60
2009-05-07 @FLA W 7.0 3 2 2 2 4 2 102 65
2009-05-02 HOU ND 2.0 4 1 1 0 0 1 36 44
2009-04-27 STL L 6.0 6 2 2 2 2 0 99 52
2009-04-22 @WSN ND 7.2 6 0 0 2 4 0 96 69
2009-04-17 @PIT L 6.2 4 1 1 2 7 0 120 67
Last 5 v.TOR 1-0 8.0 3 0 0 1 3 0 0.00 78
2008-06-27 @TOR W 8.0 3 0 0 1 3 0 104 78
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   10-12   Road:   12-8    ExtrInn: 2-1 
 vsRHP:  11-16   vsLHP:  11-4    1-Run:   8-6 
 vsEast: 12-10   vsCntrl: 5-7    vsWest:  3-3  IL: 2-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 42 Sat, May 23   TOR  W   4-3       22-20  3rd  1.5 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
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:16-14
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sat, May 23, 2009 ATL  4  TOR  3        W:Derek Lowe (6-2), L: Casey Janssen (0-1), S: Rafael Soriano (4)
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)
Season Series: 2009 - ATL leads 2-0; 2008 - TOR won 2-1; 2007 -  0-0; All-Time - TOR leads 14-9

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

TBR  5.76

LAA  4.79

SDP  3.70

RA/G

LAD  3.75

ARI  4.72

WSN  6.21

BA

V. Martinez  .379

  

G. Sizemore  .215

OBP

C. Beltran  .458

  

J. Rollins  .278

SLG

A. Pujols  .669

  

O. Cabrera  .300

OPS

A. Pujols  1.115

  

O. Cabrera  .584

ERA

Z. Greinke  .82

U. Jimenez  4.25

R. Nolasco  9.07

K/9IP

J. Verlander  12.31

A. Galarraga  6.70

J. Pineiro  3.15

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

Blue Jays Batters (5.26 RS/G) vs. Braves Pitchers (4.45 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 49.Jurrjens
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 ··· 1/3.000 1/.000 2/.000 1/no AB 3/.000 ··· 2/3.500 ··· 3/.000 144/102 .302/.338/.457/.795 1.123/.654 .900 82/.792 0/0 3/4
23.Bautista G/S/vP 4/.000 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 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/3.000 3/.000 ··· 1/no AB 2/1.000 1/.000 213/156 .348/.385/.551/.935 .933/.936 .903 117/.885 2/1 11/5
1.Inglett* G/S/vP 3/.000 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/2 .000/.000/.000/.000 /.000 .000 2/.000 0/0 0/
26.Lind* G/S/vP 2/.000 1/.000 1/no AB ··· 2/1.500 3/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 191/136 .302/.372/.512/.883 .836/.903 .810 103/.819 0/0 7/1
6.McDonald G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 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 2/1.000 80/28 .289/.325/.474/.799 .728/.934 .773 46/.714 0/0 3/1
35.Overbay* G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· ··· 1/3.000 9/.888 3/1.334 ··· ··· 1/.000 2/1.500 127/108 .264/.370/.509/.880 .433/.966 .872 68/.753 0/0 5/0
15.Rios G/S/vP 3/.666 1/no AB 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/3.000 ··· 212/157 .260/.316/.411/.727 .711/.733 .608 117/.777 3/1 5/1
33.Rolen G/S/vP 3/.666 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· 6/.167 3/1.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 166/113 .311/.380/.459/.839 1.063/.740 .836 89/.863 2/0 3/4
19.Scutaro G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· 3/.000 3/.000 ··· ··· 1/2.000 5/.600 218/158 .271/.394/.429/.823 1.078/.731 .834 121/.777 3/2 5/1
10.Wells G/S/vP 3/.000 1/3.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 3/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 5/.650 208/154 .257/.313/.403/.716 .627/.745 .827 114/.635 6/0 5/0
IP 55.0 19.1 17.1 19.0 45.2 3.0 15.1 15.2 18.2 TOTAL .284/.351/.449/.800 .841/.782 .801 .749 20/4 52/22
ERA-K/9 1.96/5.2 /0.0 2.33/7.5 8.31/6.2 3.79/11.8 4.73/8.3 15.00/9.0 5.28/7.6 2.30/5.7 1.45/12.0 4.07/7.9

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 221/.216 / 94/.329 86/.351 82/.239 200/.259 18/.273 69/.204 58/.185 72/.167 .246
OPS .613 .785 .964 .744 .806 .802 .594 .427 .540 .710
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 115/.651 / 45/.716 41/.690 25/1.139 94/.789 6/.900 28/.708 24/.345 31/.574 .678
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 106/.571 / 49/.853 45/1.165 57/.557 106/.823 12/.712 41/.521 34/.483 41/.515 .738
Home 87/.657 / 54/.783 52/.848 38/.880 126/.684 18/.802 44/.637 33/.536 32/.309
Last 28d days 114/.632 / 49/.706 53/1.010 50/.755 101/.660 18/.802 39/.600 37/.388 41/.556
HR/SB/CS 3/1/3 // 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 Xo··X··· ·X·····X ··X····· o·o··X·· ··o··o·· o···o···
Braves Batters (4.33 RS/G) vs. Blue Jays Pitchers (4.22 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 48.Richmond
G/S/vB
57.Camp
G/S/vB
39.Carlson*
G/S/vB
37.Downs*
G/S/vB
54.Frasor
G/S/vB
44.Janssen
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 ··· 5/.400 1/.000 4/1.000 6/1.500 7/.858 3/.000 14/.762 1/.000 1/.000 91/64 .253/.286/.313/.599 .756/.529 .586 65/.618 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 33/1.021 1/0 2/1
19.Escobar G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 171/120 .293/.367/.440/.807 .790/.812 .811 104/.800 1/1 4/4
7.Francoeur G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 3/1.667 ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/2.000 173/119 .265/.289/.377/.666 .842/.588 .755 98/.576 1/1 3/0
27.Hernandez G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/.333 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 5/5 .000/.200/.000/.200 /.200 .200 5/.200 0/0 0/0
2.Johnson* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 3/.666 ··· 2/2.500 1/2.000 ··· 142/99 .238/.314/.389/.703 1.081/.551 .886 65/.690 2/1 4/2
10.Jones# G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 10/1.500 ··· ··· ··· 4/.000 ··· ··· 142/93 .316/.444/.491/.935 1.014/.890 .777 86/.921 1/1 4/6
22.Kotchman* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 3/.000 6/.167 3/.000 6/.500 ··· 6/.000 3/.666 ··· 159/111 .290/.346/.441/.787 .631/.855 .709 87/.827 0/0 2/0
16.McCann* G/S/vP ··· 1/3.000 1/.000 2/.000 ··· 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 1/2.000 100/61 .282/.380/.447/.827 .494/1.039 .652 49/.906 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 17/.652 0/0 0/
14.Prado G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 63/30 .268/.339/.500/.839 .946/.729 .646 40/.726 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 45/.629 0/0 3/0
24.Schafer* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 165/111 .209/.327/.302/.629 .667/.612 .532 94/.487 1/1 2/0
IP 47.0 16.1 23.0 19.1 16.0 6.0 19.2 9.2 48.1 5.0 TOTAL .263/.342/.393/.735 .772/.717 .698 .710 10/7 30/24
ERA-K/9 3.64/7.3 3.86/5.5 3.52/4.7 1.86/10.3 0.56/6.2 4.50/0.0 4.12/6.9 7.45/9.3 4.47/6.7 1.80/10.8 3.89/6.9

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 200/.242 72/.266 95/.217 76/.178 55/.167 26/.320 79/.246 44/.324 208/.204 23/.333 .246
OPS .735 .832 .628 .457 .367 .746 .681 1.080 .704 .776 .723
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 116/.977 31/.670 41/.729 20/.750 22/.091 15/.600 33/.797 21/1.040 73/.986 9/.762 .726
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 84/.416 41/.962 54/.555 56/.348 33/.554 11/.955 46/.593 23/1.119 135/.563 14/.786 .721
Road 105/.649 42/.936 42/.624 24/.897 19/.211 26/.746 29/.596 22/1.237 123/.829 11/.955
Last 28d days 129/.728 32/.844 54/.751 38/.569 30/.500 26/.746 40/.532 16/.913 132/.745 23/.776
HR/SB/CS 6/4/1 2/0/0 2/1/0 1/0/1 0/1/0 0/0/0 1/4/1 3/1/2 7/1/0 0/0/0 48/31/11
Usage ·····X·· ···X···· ·oo··Xo· ·····X·o ··o·o·o· X······· ··X···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.