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Game Preview: CLE @ CHW, 7:05pm, Saturday, August 8, 2009 @U.S. Cellular Field

Indians, 47-62, 4th, 11½ GB, 15½ GB in WC

SP: Justin Masterson (24, RHP, 3-3, 4.32)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. CHW Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (3-3) 75.0 74 38 36 26 71 7 4.32
2008 (6-5) 88.1 68 31 31 40 68 10 3.16
Last 7 GS 2-3 41.1 44 20 20 15 30 3 4.35 49
2009-05-17 @SEA ND 6.1 9 2 2 0 6 1 93 53
2009-05-12 @LAA ND 6.0 5 2 2 4 3 0 105 53
2009-05-06 CLE L 6.1 8 6 6 3 6 0 112 36
2009-05-01 @TBR L 6.0 6 6 6 3 6 2 105 39
2009-04-26 NYY W 5.1 6 1 1 1 4 0 99 55
2009-04-20 BAL W 5.1 4 1 1 2 3 0 84 57
2008-07-05 @NYY L 6.0 6 2 2 2 2 0 100 52
Has never faced CHW.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   24-30   Road:   23-32   ExtrInn: 3-6 
 vsRHP:  30-48   vsLHP:  17-14   1-Run:  16-14
 vsEast: 14-15   vsCntrl:21-25   vsWest:  7-9  IL: 5-13

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
109 Fri, Aug  7  @CHW  W   6-2       47-62  4th 11.5 gb
108 Thu, Aug  6   MIN  W   2-1       46-62  4th 11.5 gb
107 Wed, Aug  5   MIN  W   8-1       45-62  4th 11.5 gb
106 Tue, Aug  4   MIN  L   1-10      44-62  4th 11.5 gb
105 Sun, Aug  2   DET  W  11-1       44-61  4th 11.0 gb
104 Sat, Aug  1   DET  L   3-4 (12)  43-61  4th 12.0 gb
103 Fri, Jul 31   DET  W   6-5 (13)  43-60  4th 11.0 gb
102 Wed, Jul 29  @LAA  L   3-9       42-60  4th 12.0 gb
101 Tue, Jul 28  @LAA  L   6-7       42-59  4th 11.0 gb
100 Mon, Jul 27  @LAA  W   8-6       42-58  4th 11.0 gb
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:16-14
WhiteSox, 56-54, 2nd, 3 GB, 7 GB in WC

SP: Carlos Torres (26, RHP, 0-0, 4.50)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. CLE Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (0-0) 6.0 6 3 3 3 3 2 4.50
Last 7 GS 0-0 6.0 6 3 3 3 3 2 4.50 48
2009-07-22 TBR ND 6.0 6 3 3 3 3 2 95 48
Has never faced CLE.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   32-26   Road:   24-28   ExtrInn: 1-3 
 vsRHP:  36-40   vsLHP:  20-14   1-Run:  14-18
 vsEast: 13-12   vsCntrl:23-26   vsWest:  9-10 IL:11-6 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
110 Fri, Aug  7   CLE  L   2-6       56-54  2nd  3.0 gb
109 Thu, Aug  6   LAA  L   5-9       56-53  2nd  2.0 gb
108 Wed, Aug  5   LAA  W   6-2       56-52  2nd  1.0 gb
107 Tue, Aug  4   LAA  W   5-4       55-52  2nd  1.0 gb
106 Sun, Aug  2   NYY  L   5-8       54-52  2nd  1.5 gb
105 Sat, Aug  1   NYY  W  14-4       54-51  2nd  1.5 gb
104 Fri, Jul 31   NYY  W  10-5       53-51  2nd  1.5 gb
103 Thu, Jul 30   NYY  W   3-2       52-51  3rd  2.5 gb
102 Wed, Jul 29  @MIN  L   2-3       51-51  3rd  3.0 gb
101 Tue, Jul 28  @MIN  L   3-5       51-50  2nd  2.0 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20: 9-11   Last 30:14-16
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Thu, Jul 09, 2009 CLE 10 @CHW  8        W:Tony Sipp (1-0), L: Clayton Richard (3-3), S: Kerry Wood (11)
Wed, Jul 08, 2009 CHW  5  CLE  1        W:Jose Contreras (4-7), L: Aaron Laffey (3-2), S: none
Tue, Jul 07, 2009 CHW 10  CLE  6        W:Mark Buehrle (9-2), L: Jeremy Sowers (2-7), S: none
Wed, Jul 01, 2009 CHW  6 @CLE  2        W:Jose Contreras (3-7), L: Jeremy Sowers (2-6), S: none
Tue, Jun 30, 2009 CHW 11 @CLE  4  (7)   W:Clayton Richard (3-1), L: Cliff Lee (4-7), S: none
Mon, Jun 29, 2009 CHW  6 @CLE  3        W:Gavin Floyd (6-5), L: Carl Pavano (6-7), S: none
Sun, Jun 07, 2009 CLE  8 @CHW  4        W:David Huff (1-2), L: Bartolo Colon (3-6), S: none
Sat, Jun 06, 2009 CHW  4  CLE  2        W:Gavin Floyd (4-5), L: Jeremy Sowers (1-3), S: Bobby Jenks (13)
Fri, Jun 05, 2009 CLE  6 @CHW  0        W:Carl Pavano (6-4), L: John Danks (4-4), S: none
Wed, May 13, 2009 CLE  4  CHW  0        W:Cliff Lee (2-5), L: Mark Buehrle (5-1), S: none
Season Series: 2009 - CHW leads 7-6; 2008 - CHW won 11-7; 2007 - CLE won 11-7; All-Time - CHW leads 1012-975

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

LAA  5.71

FLA  4.56

SDP  3.75

RA/G

SFG  3.64

NYM  4.62

WSN  5.48

BA

I. Suzuki  .365

S. Schumaker  .291

A. Casilla  .163

OBP

A. Pujols  .446

C. Counsell  .364

R. Cedeno  .227

SLG

A. Pujols  .687

S. Rolen  .476

A. Casilla  .200

OPS

A. Pujols  1.133

C. Blake  .839

A. Casilla  .456

ERA

C. Carpenter  2.10

D. Braden  3.89

T. Wellemeyer  5.67

K/9IP

T. Lincecum  10.97

J. Happ  6.73

N. Blackburn  3.72

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Indians Batters (5.13 RS/G) vs. WhiteSox Pitchers (4.55 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS
G/S/vB
56.Buehrle*
G/S/vB
53.Carrasco
G/S/vB
52.Contreras
G/S/vB
50.Danks*
G/S/vB
26.Dotel
G/S/vB
34.Floyd
G/S/vB
45.Jenks
G/S/vB
71.Linebrink
G/S/vB
65.Nunez
G/S/vB
57.Pena
G/S/vB
37.Thornton*
G/S/vB
67.Williams*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
13.Cabrera# G/S/vP ··· 14/.143 5/.900 13/.473 9/.750 5/.400 7/.971 3/.000 3/.666 ··· ··· 7/.857 ··· 377/254 .308/.358/.456/.813 .723/.865 .859 101/.923 12/4 5/6
11.Carroll G/S/vP ··· 13/.539 2/2.000 9/.889 3/.000 5/2.000 17/.912 3/2.000 9/.625 ··· 7/.533 2/.000 ··· 206/148 .287/.384/.362/.746 .891/.690 .860 43/.863 1/2 1/1
17.Choo* G/S/vP ··· 6/1.667 3/.667 9/.472 9/.888 1/.000 12/.900 ··· 4/.500 ··· ··· 9/1.000 ··· 466/310 .295/.401/.469/.871 .840/.886 .899 94/.798 15/1 13/5
26.Crowe# G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/1.500 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 99/75 .225/.289/.315/.603 .928/.526 .558 25/.983 3/0 0/2
8.Gimenez G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 3/1.334 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 89/66 .187/.295/.333/.629 .411/.708 .828 51/.498 0/1 3/1
48.Hafner* G/S/vP ··· 59/.719 7/.486 38/.449 17/.886 5/2.000 9/.472 5/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· 16/.760 ··· 222/163 .285/.374/.513/.887 .886/.887 .879 73/.787 0/0 11/
25.Marte G/S/vP ··· 4/.750 1/.000 1/.000 4/1.417 ··· 3/.666 3/1.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 21/16 .235/.381/.294/.675 .400/.732 1.417 21/.675 0/0 0/0
2.Peralta G/S/vP ··· 56/.793 12/1.000 30/.693 23/.461 7/1.000 18/1.326 9/.222 6/.666 ··· ··· 13/.231 ··· 425/304 .271/.336/.403/.738 .749/.734 .828 95/.846 0/1 9/11
10.Shoppach G/S/vP ··· 9/.875 5/.933 5/.200 14/.648 7/.453 5/.650 4/.250 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· 221/170 .209/.338/.379/.717 .984/.642 .861 33/.832 0/0 9/3
24.Sizemore* G/S/vP ··· 62/.716 11/1.205 41/.949 23/.360 7/1.071 16/.376 7/.929 7/1.286 ··· ··· 19/1.083 ··· 391/258 .233/.329/.437/.766 .724/.787 .807 90/.758 10/7 15/0
15.Toregas G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 8/8 .125/.125/.125/.250 /.250 8/.250 0/0 0/0
1.Valbuena* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/no AB 2/.000 ··· 2/.000 6/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 215/193 .228/.288/.391/.679 .703/.676 .788 55/.805 1/2 5/6
IP 6.0 152.2 68.1 92.2 125.2 42.0 145.0 36.1 38.0 1.0 45.2 46.0 4.1 TOTAL .264/.347/.426/.773 .813/.758 .817 .806 57/23 119/64
ERA-K/9 4.50/4.5 3.89/4.8 3.95/6.2 4.95/6.9 4.23/7.5 3.00/11.1 3.91/7.6 4.21/9.2 2.61/9.0 0.00/0.0 4.34/7.3 2.74/11.2 2.08/6.3 4.16/7.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 27/.250 585/.257 299/.285 408/.253 541/.247 185/.215 602/.235 158/.255 170/.273 3/.000 200/.286 186/.220 16/.077 .256
OPS .833 .713 .734 .728 .720 .713 .650 .724 .786 .000 .745 .634 .558 .728
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 15/.695 155/.741 135/.877 211/.704 148/.740 56/.829 316/.614 79/.842 71/.685 1/.000 93/.866 72/.527 8/.000 .738
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 12/1.017 430/.703 164/.623 197/.752 393/.713 129/.665 286/.688 79/.607 99/.854 2/.000 107/.644 114/.702 8/1.300 .721
Home 27/.833 348/.653 189/.732 193/.695 286/.750 96/.629 309/.577 91/.764 93/.734 3/.000 105/.709 101/.494 13/.708
Last 28d days 27/.833 127/.767 65/.722 94/.766 114/.865 32/.529 142/.599 36/.920 34/1.091 3/.000 43/.677 40/.689 16/.558
HR/SB/CS 2/2/0 18/1/1 4/1/2 8/15/1 16/14/5 4/13/1 13/13/2 5/8/0 5/8/0 0/0/0 4/2/2 4/1/3 1/0/2 108/89/23
Usage ········ X····X·· ···X···X ···X···· ·X····X· ·X···o·X ··X····· ······o· ·····X·X X··o·ooX ··oX··o· ·X·o·Xo·
WhiteSox Batters (4.64 RS/G) vs. Indians Pitchers (5.32 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 63.Masterson
G/S/vB
55.Carmona
G/S/vB
58.Huff*
G/S/vB
32.Laffey*
G/S/vB
50.Lewis
G/S/vB
16.Ohka
G/S/vB
44.Pavano
G/S/vB
54.Perez
G/S/vB
49.Sipp*
G/S/vB
38.Smith
G/S/vB
45.Sowers*
G/S/vB
40.Todd
G/S/vB
34.Wood
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
15.Beckham G/S/vP ··· ··· 4/.000 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 5/.800 3/1.667 1/no AB 1/.000 5/1.350 ··· 1/.000 220/160 .309/.374/.495/.869 1.100/.781 .679 97/1.096 4/4 6/11
27.Castro G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.000 3/.333 ··· 7/.476 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 3/1.666 ··· ··· 138/94 .211/.297/.374/.671 .615/.697 .601 20/.417 0/0 5/5
23.Dye G/S/vP 2/.000 19/1.068 6/.666 13/.641 5/.400 5/.200 6/.666 1/no AB ··· 1/.000 17/.686 ··· 4/1.417 412/310 .274/.347/.519/.866 .836/.876 .849 93/.599 0/2 24/5
17.Getz* G/S/vP ··· ··· 5/1.400 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 8/.536 1/3.000 2/.500 ··· 5/.400 ··· 2/1.000 332/276 .267/.320/.370/.690 .771/.674 .702 71/.800 18/2 2/7
14.Konerko G/S/vP 2/1.000 12/1.524 5/1.350 13/.616 7/.714 4/2.417 16/.250 2/2.500 1/no AB 2/3.000 16/.851 ··· 15/1.283 433/316 .288/.351/.506/.858 1.153/.751 .908 95/.778 0/0 21/4
30.Kotsay* G/S/vP ··· 5/1.100 ··· ··· ··· 12/.788 14/.786 ··· ··· 1/2.000 3/1.000 ··· 15/.733 96/80 .233/.271/.300/.571 .375/.612 .633 28/.374 2/1 1/0
5.Nix G/S/vP ··· ··· 3/.666 3/.666 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 1/.000 11/.873 ··· ··· 163/76 .229/.313/.458/.771 .834/.693 .639 49/.817 7/0 8/9
12.Pierzynski* G/S/vP 2/1.500 17/.912 3/2.334 4/1.833 3/.000 1/.000 13/1.384 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 7/.572 ··· 8/.833 350/260 .313/.340/.460/.800 .671/.845 .712 76/.734 1/0 11/4
22.Podsednik* G/S/vP ··· 8/.500 6/.900 3/.333 1/.000 8/1.000 16/.625 ··· 2/.500 1/no AB 15/.757 ··· 20/.871 372/266 .300/.355/.395/.750 .748/.750 .772 95/.733 17/9 4/2
20.Quentin G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· ··· 7/.286 2/2.000 ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 215/159 .223/.316/.441/.758 .665/.789 .765 64/.700 1/0 11/1
10.Ramirez G/S/vP 2/1.000 6/.533 6/1.166 9/1.000 3/.333 ··· 10/.200 1/no AB ··· ··· 14/.857 ··· 1/.000 402/303 .273/.328/.399/.727 .972/.648 .779 67/.644 12/3 11/13
25.Thome* G/S/vP 1/.000 22/.642 3/1.167 7/.143 5/.800 17/.946 35/.852 1/no AB 1/no AB 1/.000 17/1.819 ··· 4/.250 344/258 .254/.390/.507/.897 .900/.895 .885 77/.948 0/0 20/
31.Wise* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 1/.000 11/.582 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 5/1.000 120/106 .200/.241/.345/.587 .955/.549 .700 27/.808 2/3 2/0
IP 75.0 71.2 80.2 65.1 41.2 45.1 125.2 35.2 19.1 25.0 77.2 2.2 39.0 TOTAL .262/.332/.425/.757 .827/.731 .741 .773 72/33 132/95
ERA-K/9 4.32/8.5 6.66/4.9 6.81/4.8 3.58/5.1 5.18/8.2 5.36/4.0 5.37/6.3 4.29/11.1 4.66/10.3 3.60/8.6 4.75/4.4 6.75/10.0 4.85/9.9 5.13/6.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 324/.267 341/.276 369/.315 277/.256 180/.270 196/.274 534/.299 152/.197 84/.194 109/.255 310/.267 14/.333 164/.234 .276
OPS .734 .818 .904 .661 .882 .846 .811 .653 .782 .726 .750 1.012 .771 .789
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 158/.856 195/.955 130/1.068 83/.527 85/1.216 105/.772 278/.739 51/.670 43/.647 27/.866 85/.665 6/1.867 84/.753 .800
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 166/.620 146/.640 239/.817 194/.720 95/.598 91/.931 256/.887 101/.644 41/.931 82/.678 225/.783 8/.393 80/.789 .782
Road 172/.808 172/.857 200/.919 157/.658 77/1.081 76/.909 293/.837 82/.597 36/1.114 38/.717 123/.769 / 74/.989
Last 28d days 44/.587 50/.633 109/.959 105/.624 11/1.164 71/.807 108/.881 27/.269 29/.956 19/.556 54/.429 4/.500 37/.762
HR/SB/CS 7/9/4 9/6/3 13/4/1 2/1/1 10/1/0 10/2/0 19/20/6 4/2/3 4/2/0 2/0/0 7/4/1 1/0/0 7/9/0 124/86/19
Usage ······X· ·X·····X ···X···· ··X····· ···X·X·· ···o···X o··X···X oX·X··oo ·o····oo X·····X· ··o····· oo····oX

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.