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Game Preview: TOR @ CHW, 2:05pm, Sunday, April 26, 2009 @U.S. Cellular Field

Blue Jays, 13-6, 1st, 1 up

SP: Roy Halladay (32, RHP, 3-1, 3.72)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. CHW Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (3-1) 29.0 27 12 12 3 26 4 3.72
2008 (20-11) 246.0 220 88 76 39 206 18 2.78
2007 (16-7) 225.1 232 101 93 48 139 15 3.71
Last 7 GS 5-2 51.0 45 20 19 7 39 5 3.35 59
2009-04-21 TEX L 8.0 8 5 5 0 9 2 104 55
2009-04-16 @MIN W 7.0 8 1 1 0 8 0 101 65
2009-04-11 @CLE W 7.0 5 1 1 2 7 0 111 68
2009-04-06 DET W 7.0 6 5 5 1 2 2 99 46
2008-09-25 NYY W 9.0 6 2 2 1 5 0 96 71
2008-09-20 BOS W 6.0 6 3 3 3 3 1 106 48
2008-09-14 @BOS L 7.0 6 3 2 0 5 0 116 60
Last 5 v.CHW 2-3 34.1 38 15 13 6 36 2 3.41 56
2008-09-10 @CHW L 6.0 9 5 5 1 8 0 89 41
2008-05-04 CHW W 7.1 3 3 1 0 7 0 101 71
2007-07-28 @CHW L 8.0 10 2 2 2 7 1 126 59
2007-05-31 CHW W 7.0 6 0 0 0 7 0 96 72
2006-08-04 CHW L 6.0 10 5 5 3 7 1 112 36
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    7-3    Road:    6-3    ExtrInn: 2-1 
 vsRHP:   8-3    vsLHP:   5-3    1-Run:   4-2 
 vsEast:  0-0    vsCntrl: 9-4    vsWest:  4-2  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 19 Sat, Apr 25  @CHW  L   2-10      13-6   1st  1.0 up
 18 Fri, Apr 24  @CHW  W  14-0       13-5   1st  2.0 up
 17 Thu, Apr 23   TEX  W   5-2       12-5   1st  2.0 up
 16 Wed, Apr 22   TEX  W   8-7 (11)  11-5   1st  1.5 up
 15 Tue, Apr 21   TEX  L   4-5       10-5   1st  1.5 up
 14 Sun, Apr 19   OAK  W   1-0       10-4   1st  2.5 up
 13 Sat, Apr 18   OAK  W   4-2 (12)   9-4   1st  2.0 up
 12 Fri, Apr 17   OAK  L   5-8        8-4   1st  1.0 up
 11 Thu, Apr 16  @MIN  W   9-2        8-3   1st  1.0 up
 10 Wed, Apr 15  @MIN  W  12-2        7-3   1st  0.5 up
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:13-6    Last 30:13-6 
WhiteSox, 9-8, 1st, Tied

SP: Jose Contreras (37, RHP, 0-3, 8.04)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. TOR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (0-3) 15.2 19 15 14 11 9 3 8.04
2008 (7-6) 121.0 130 64 61 35 70 12 4.54
2007 (10-17) 189.0 232 134 117 62 113 21 5.57
Last 7 GS 0-3 33.0 48 31 29 18 20 5 7.91 35
2009-04-21 @BAL L 5.1 7 6 6 6 2 1 100 26
2009-04-15 @DET L 5.1 5 5 4 2 4 1 96 42
2009-04-10 MIN L 5.0 7 4 4 3 3 1 86 37
2008-08-09 BOS ND 1.2 3 0 0 0 2 0 34 51
2008-07-13 @TEX ND 4.0 10 7 7 2 2 1 90 14
2008-07-08 @KCR ND 5.2 10 5 5 1 1 0 99 29
2008-07-02 CLE ND 6.0 6 4 3 4 6 1 115 48
Last 5 v.TOR 0-2 33.0 31 17 13 9 18 0 3.55 52
2008-05-04 @TOR L 8.0 6 4 4 0 5 0 104 59
2007-06-02 @TOR ND 6.1 9 3 2 2 2 0 103 45
2006-08-06 @TOR L 6.2 6 6 6 2 4 0 112 40
2006-05-27 @TOR ND 7.0 5 1 1 1 3 0 111 65
2005-08-04 TOR ND 5.0 5 3 0 4 4 0 102 51
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    4-4    Road:    5-4    ExtrInn: 0-0 
 vsRHP:   6-7    vsLHP:   3-1    1-Run:   1-2 
 vsEast:  5-4    vsCntrl: 4-4    vsWest:  0-0  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 17 Sat, Apr 25   TOR  W  10-2        9-8   1st    Tied
 16 Fri, Apr 24   TOR  L   0-14       8-8   2nd  1.0 gb
 15 Thu, Apr 23  @BAL  L   2-6        8-7   1st    Tied
 14 Wed, Apr 22  @BAL  W   8-2        8-6   1st    Tied
 13 Tue, Apr 21  @BAL  L   3-10       7-6   1st    Tied
 12 Sun, Apr 19  @TBR  W  12-2        7-5   1st    Tied
 11 Sat, Apr 18  @TBR  W   8-3        6-5   2nd  1.0 gb
 10 Fri, Apr 17  @TBR  L   5-6        5-5   2nd  1.0 gb
  9 Thu, Apr 16  @TBR  W   3-2        5-4   1st    Tied
  8 Wed, Apr 15  @DET  L   0-9        4-4   3rd  0.5 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20: 9-8    Last 30: 9-8 
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sat, Apr 25, 2009 CHW 10  TOR  2        W:Mark Buehrle (3-0), L: Brian Burres (0-1), S: none
Fri, Apr 24, 2009 TOR 14 @CHW  0        W:Brian Tallet (1-0), L: Gavin Floyd (2-2), S: none

Thu, Sep 11, 2008 TOR  6 @CHW  4        W:Shaun Marcum (9-6), L: Gavin Floyd (15-7), S: B.J. Ryan (29)
Wed, Sep 10, 2008 CHW  6  TOR  5        W:Mark Buehrle (13-11), L: Roy Halladay (18-10), S: none
Tue, Sep 09, 2008 TOR  8 @CHW  2        W:Jesse Litsch (11-8), L: Clayton Richard (2-4), S: none
Tue, Sep 09, 2008 TOR  3 @CHW  1        W:A.J. Burnett (17-10), L: Javier Vazquez (11-13), S: B.J. Ryan (28)
Mon, May 05, 2008 TOR  1  CHW  0        W:Dustin McGowan (2-2), L: Javier Vazquez (3-3), S: B.J. Ryan (5)
Sun, May 04, 2008 TOR  4  CHW  3        W:Roy Halladay (3-4), L: Jose Contreras (2-3), S: Scott Downs (3)
Sat, May 03, 2008 TOR  5  CHW  2        W:Jesse Litsch (4-1), L: John Danks (2-3), S: B.J. Ryan (4)
Fri, May 02, 2008 TOR  2  CHW  0        W:Shaun Marcum (3-2), L: Mark Buehrle (1-3), S: Scott Downs (2)
Season Series: 2009 - Tied 1-1; 2008 - TOR won 7-1; 2007 - TOR won 4-3; All-Time - TOR leads 173-157

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

For the 2008 season

Stat

Best

Middle

Worst

RS/G

TEX  5.56

ATL  4.65

SDP  3.93

RA/G

TOR  3.77

HOU  4.61

TEX  5.97

BA

C. Jones  .364

R. Ibanez  .293

J. Towles  .137

OBP

C. Jones  .470

C. Lee  .368

T. Pena  .189

SLG

A. Pujols  .653

G. Dobbs  .491

T. Pena  .209

OPS

A. Pujols  1.114

J. Cust  .851

T. Pena  .398

ERA

J. Santana  2.53

A. Cook  3.96

N. Robertson  6.35

K/9IP

T. Lincecum  10.51

V. Padilla  6.68

L. Hernandez  3.35

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NOTE: Team stats shown are for the 2009 season. Player Stats for the 2008 season. We will switch to 2009 stats on May 1st.

Blue Jays Batters (6.32 RS/G) vs. WhiteSox Pitchers (4.76 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 52.Contreras
G/S/vB
41.Broadway
G/S/vB
53.Carrasco
G/S/vB
26.Dotel
G/S/vB
45.Jenks
G/S/vB
71.Linebrink
G/S/vB
54.Richard*
G/S/vB
37.Thornton*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
20.Barajas G/S/vP 8/.875 1/.000 5/.000 3/.333 2/.000 2/.000 4/.750 3/.333 377/264 .249/.294/.410/.704 .591/.754 .755 58/.728 0/0 11/4
23.Bautista G/S/vP 4/1.167 ··· 1/no AB 1/no AB 2/1.000 4/.000 4/1.250 1/.000 424/295 .238/.313/.405/.718 .885/.648 .753 44/.942 1/1 15/11
13.Chavez G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 5/.000 ··· ··· 122/95 .259/.287/.319/.606 .576/.614 .505 7/.333 0/0 1/1
2.Hill G/S/vP 11/.573 ··· 3/.000 1/.000 2/.000 1/no AB 1/.000 2/3.000 229/174 .263/.324/.361/.685 .807/.648 .676 91/1.030 4/2 2/1
26.Lind* G/S/vP 6/.666 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· 4/.750 4/.000 349/250 .282/.316/.439/.755 .688/.781 .786 84/.932 2/0 9/0
6.McDonald G/S/vP 7/.453 ··· 2/.000 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 4/.500 ··· 207/125 .210/.255/.269/.524 .623/.460 .549 7/.286 3/1 1/9
30.Millar G/S/vP 27/1.366 3/1.666 7/2.047 13/1.280 8/.625 3/.000 3/.666 5/.800 610/437 .234/.323/.394/.717 .736/.709 .671 34/.914 0/1 20/6
35.Overbay* G/S/vP 9/.873 ··· ··· 5/.400 2/1.000 5/.000 2/.000 3/1.667 630/463 .270/.358/.419/.777 .540/.865 .815 55/1.092 1/2 15/5
15.Rios G/S/vP 16/.842 1/.000 2/2.000 6/1.500 2/.000 1/3.000 3/1.000 3/.667 687/525 .291/.337/.461/.798 .735/.818 .766 90/.670 32/8 15/4
33.Rolen G/S/vP 4/.000 ··· 1/no AB 16/1.429 2/.500 8/.125 2/2.500 2/2.000 467/348 .262/.349/.431/.780 .760/.787 .810 73/.830 5/0 11/11
19.Scutaro G/S/vP 10/.311 ··· 1/no AB 2/no AB 3/1.000 2/.000 3/2.334 5/.200 592/433 .267/.341/.356/.697 .732/.684 .717 92/.913 7/2 7/8
45.Snider* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/2.000 1/.000 80/64 .301/.338/.466/.803 .732/.820 .641 50/1.003 0/0 2/0
10.Wells G/S/vP 19/.652 1/5.000 6/1.333 5/1.100 5/.000 1/.000 3/1.333 2/1.000 466/357 .300/.343/.496/.840 .849/.837 .830 89/.805 4/2 20/3
IP 121.0 14.0 38.2 67.0 61.2 46.1 47.2 67.1 TOTAL .298/.369/.498/.867 .828/.886 .940 .867 9/1 29/8
ERA-K/9 4.54/5.2 7.07/4.5 3.96/7.0 3.76/12.4 2.63/5.5 3.69/7.8 6.04/5.5 2.67/10.3 4.65/6.8

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Barajas (42-22-2)
 Chavez (13-12-3)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 522/.272 66/.328 158/.219 288/.208 243/.230 186/.234 215/.303 268/.196 .267  Rios
 Wells
 Lind
 Snider
 Scutaro
0/62/93/14
0/100/0/5
71/0/0/2
13/0/7/2
3/0/0/1
OPS .734 1.002 .611 .687 .620 .677 .802 .544 .755
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 261/.826 29/.879 63/.426 87/.764 127/.580 86/.631 78/.650 126/.479 .865
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 261/.646 37/1.093 95/.744 201/.654 116/.661 100/.717 137/.888 142/.599 .660
Home 249/.675 31/.704 97/.598 143/.634 134/.658 108/.673 77/.785 140/.557
Last 28d days 79/.894 / 47/.660 32/.536 22/.818 23/.478 52/.968 28/.917
HR/SB/CS 12/16/1 4/0/1 2/3/2 12/16/1 3/5/0 8/2/0 5/6/0 5/4/0 15/18/0
Usage ····X··· ··X···oX o·X····X ··X····· o··X···o ·X··X·X· X··X····

NOTE: Team stats shown are for the 2009 season. Player Stats for the 2008 season. We will switch to 2009 stats on May 1st.

WhiteSox Batters (5.00 RS/G) vs. Blue Jays Pitchers (4.32 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 32.Halladay
G/S/vB
14.Burres*
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
62.Murphy*
G/S/vB
56.Tallet*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
32.Anderson G/S/vP ··· 2/1.000 2/1.000 ··· 3/.000 1/2.000 1/no AB 1/.000 4/1.250 193/108 .232/.272/.436/.709 .824/.617 .784 46/.772 5/1 8/0
15.Betemit# G/S/vP 15/.133 5/1.000 1/.000 3/1.666 3/1.167 2/.500 3/.666 ··· 1/2.000 198/153 .265/.289/.429/.718 .645/.739 .758 18/.745 0/1 6/5
23.Dye G/S/vP 32/.652 8/.821 8/1.125 1/3.000 10/1.171 4/1.417 1/2.000 ··· 5/2.000 645/467 .292/.344/.541/.885 .917/.873 .996 69/.980 3/2 34/1
22.Fields G/S/vP 4/.250 5/.650 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 3/.000 35/23 .156/.229/.188/.416 .697/.269 .000 70/.746 0/0 0/2
17.Getz* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 3/1.334 7/5 .286/.286/.286/.571 1.000/.400 .667 53/.800 1/1 0/0
14.Konerko G/S/vP 26/.950 10/1.378 17/.850 ··· 4/2.750 4/.500 ··· 1/no AB 8/.375 514/361 .240/.344/.438/.783 .825/.765 .978 70/.925 2/0 22/7
18.Lillibridge G/S/vP ··· 3/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/3.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 85/48 .200/.238/.338/.576 .480/.649 .523 35/.509 2/0 1/6
44.Miller G/S/vP ··· 3/1.667 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 67/40 .083/.152/.133/.285 .305/.271 .185 15/.967 0/0 1/3
7.Owens* G/S/vP 7/1.500 2/1.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/no AB 2/.000 17/14 .250/.250/.250/.500 .667/.462 1.000 10/.425 2/1 0/0
12.Pierzynski* G/S/vP 25/.720 2/.000 3/1.667 1/no AB 6/.000 4/.500 1/.000 1/.000 7/.453 570/428 .281/.312/.416/.728 .771/.714 .752 54/.630 1/0 13/9
20.Quentin G/S/vP 3/.333 14/.594 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 3/.333 569/409 .288/.394/.571/.965 .937/.975 .979 75/.980 7/3 36/7
10.Ramirez G/S/vP 3/1.667 8/.268 1/5.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 2/.000 1/no AB 2/1.000 509/361 .290/.317/.475/.792 .869/.760 .789 63/.530 13/9 21/13
25.Thome* G/S/vP 29/1.117 4/1.000 1/.000 3/.333 14/.972 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 7/.429 602/433 .245/.362/.503/.865 .858/.868 .822 59/.793 1/0 34/
IP 246.0 129.2 39.1 60.0 70.2 47.1 33.0 56.1 TOTAL .267/.347/.428/.775 .750/.780 .695 .775 12/4 22/10
ERA-K/9 2.78/7.5 6.04/4.4 4.12/7.1 2.25/8.2 1.78/7.3 4.18/8.0 2.18/6.3 /0.0 2.88/7.5 3.94/7.8

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Miller (9-6-4)
 Pierzynski (96-21-5)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 987/.237 596/.311 166/.263 237/.196 290/.213 208/.208 141/.230 / 240/.243 .237  Quentin
 Dye
 Ramirez
 Anderson
 Owens
130/0/0/5
0/0/151/5
0/11/0/1
3/94/2/0
7/4/0/0
OPS .621 .854 .694 .620 .590 .679 .648 .664 .714
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 566/.622 182/.847 65/.976 127/.599 119/.540 81/.842 67/.785 / 113/.654 .759
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 421/.620 414/.856 101/.515 110/.644 171/.625 127/.578 74/.528 / 127/.673 .687
Road 533/.608 270/.682 81/.759 123/.776 154/.670 101/.748 70/.606 / 98/.634
Last 28d days 116/.687 24/.858 40/.821 39/.477 34/.329 24/.212 39/.839 17/.521 76/.630
HR/SB/CS 18/15/5 17/11/2 2/3/0 6/1/3 3/2/0 4/5/2 2/0/0 // 4/6/1 21/12/4
Usage ····X··· X······· X·oo···X ··Xo···X ··oo··oX ···X···o o·o·o··· ·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.