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Game Preview: CHC @ CIN, 7:10pm, Wednesday, August 5, 2009 @Great American Ball Park

Cubs, 57-48, 1st, Tied

SP: Rich Harden (27, RHP, 7-6, 4.50)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. CIN Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (7-6) 98.0 91 54 49 41 115 19 4.50
2008 (10-2) 148.0 96 38 34 61 181 11 2.07
2007 (1-2) 25.2 18 7 7 11 27 3 2.45
Last 7 GS 3-2 38.0 37 17 16 11 48 6 3.79 55
2009-07-31 @FLA ND 5.0 5 2 2 3 11 1 99 57
2009-07-26 CIN W 6.0 1 1 1 0 8 1 90 74
2009-07-21 @PHI ND 7.0 4 1 1 2 6 1 116 69
2009-07-16 @WSN W 6.0 3 1 0 0 7 0 99 71
2009-07-10 STL L 5.0 7 4 4 4 6 1 101 39
2009-07-04 MIL L 2.0 8 7 7 1 1 2 52 12
2009-06-29 @PIT W 7.0 9 1 1 1 9 0 102 63
Last 5 v.CIN 4-0 24.1 12 8 7 5 34 2 2.59 66
2009-07-26 CIN W 6.0 1 1 1 0 8 1 90 74
2009-04-21 CIN W 6.0 3 2 2 2 8 1 92 64
2008-08-19 CIN W 7.0 2 0 0 0 10 0 94 83
2004-06-09 CIN W 5.1 6 5 4 3 8 0 106 43
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   33-19   Road:   24-29   ExtrInn: 8-6 
 vsRHP:  45-38   vsLHP:  12-10   1-Run:  14-16
 vsEast: 11-9    vsCntrl:32-22   vsWest:  8-9  IL: 6-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
105 Tue, Aug  4  @CIN  W   6-3       57-48  1st    Tied
104 Mon, Aug  3  @CIN  W   4-2       56-48  1st    Tied
103 Sun, Aug  2  @FLA  L   2-3       55-48  2nd  0.5 gb
102 Sat, Aug  1  @FLA  W   9-8 (10)  55-47  2nd  0.5 gb
101 Fri, Jul 31  @FLA  L   2-5       54-47  2nd  0.5 gb
100 Thu, Jul 30   HOU  W  12-3       54-46  1st  0.5 up
 99 Wed, Jul 29   HOU  W  12-0       53-46  2nd  0.5 gb
 98 Tue, Jul 28   HOU  L   6-11      52-46  2nd  0.5 gb
 97 Mon, Jul 27   HOU  W   5-1 (13)  52-45  1st  0.5 up
 96 Sun, Jul 26   CIN  W   5-2       51-45  1st  0.5 up
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:14-6    Last 30:20-10
Reds, 45-61, 5th, 12½ GB, 12½ GB in WC

SP: Justin Lehr (31, RHP, 0-0, 5.40)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. CHC Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (0-0) 5.0 4 3 3 6 0 0 5.40
2006 (2-1) 15.2 24 16 15 7 12 2 8.62
2005 (1-1) 34.2 32 19 15 18 23 4 3.89
Last 7 GS 0-0 5.0 4 3 3 6 0 0 5.40 41
2009-07-31 COL ND 5.0 4 3 3 6 0 0 97 41
Has never faced CHC.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   23-30   Road:   22-31   ExtrInn: 4-5 
 vsRHP:  32-43   vsLHP:  13-18   1-Run:  12-12
 vsEast: 10-14   vsCntrl:23-25   vsWest:  6-13 IL: 6-9 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
106 Tue, Aug  4   CHC  L   3-6       45-61  5th 12.5 gb
105 Mon, Aug  3   CHC  L   2-4       45-60  5th 11.5 gb
104 Sun, Aug  2   COL  L   4-6 (11)  45-59  5th 11.0 gb
103 Sat, Aug  1   COL  L   2-6       45-58  5th 11.0 gb
102 Fri, Jul 31   COL  L   3-5       45-57  5th 10.0 gb
101 Thu, Jul 30   SDP  L   4-7       45-56  5th  9.5 gb
100 Wed, Jul 29   SDP  L   1-7       45-55  5th  9.0 gb
 99 Tue, Jul 28   SDP  L   2-3       45-54  5th  8.0 gb
 98 Mon, Jul 27   SDP  W   6-4       45-53  5th  7.5 gb
 97 Sun, Jul 26  @CHC  L   2-5       44-53  5th  7.5 gb
 Last 10: 1-9    Last 20: 3-17   Last 30: 7-23
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Mon, Aug 03, 2009 CHC  4 @CIN  2        W:Randy Wells (8-4), L: Aaron Harang (5-13), S: Carlos Marmol (4)
Sun, Jul 26, 2009 CHC  5  CIN  2        W:Rich Harden (7-6), L: Micah Owings (6-11), S: Kevin Gregg (21)
Sat, Jul 25, 2009 CHC  5  CIN  3        W:Kevin Hart (2-1), L: Johnny Cueto (8-7), S: Kevin Gregg (20)
Fri, Jul 24, 2009 CHC  8  CIN  5        W:Randy Wells (6-4), L: Aaron Harang (5-11), S: none
Sun, Jun 07, 2009 CHC  6 @CIN  3 (14)   W:David Patton (2-1), L: Mike Lincoln (1-1), S: Angel Guzman (1)
Sat, Jun 06, 2009 CIN  4  CHC  3 (11)   W:Nick Masset (3-0), L: Sean Marshall (3-5), S: none
Fri, Jun 05, 2009 CHC  2 @CIN  1        W:Carlos Zambrano (4-2), L: Micah Owings (3-7), S: Kevin Gregg (10)
Thu, Apr 23, 2009 CIN  7 @CHC  1        W:Aaron Harang (2-2), L: Carlos Zambrano (1-1), S: none
Wed, Apr 22, 2009 CIN  3 @CHC  0        W:Johnny Cueto (1-1), L: Ted Lilly (2-1), S: Francisco Cordero (6)
Tue, Apr 21, 2009 CHC  7  CIN  2        W:Rich Harden (1-1), L: Micah Owings (0-2), S: none
Season Series: 2009 - CHC leads 8-3; 2008 - CHC won 8-7; 2007 - Tied 9-9; All-Time - CHC leads 1083-1050

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  5.73

FLA  4.54

SDP  3.74

RA/G

SFG  3.64

HOU  4.58

WSN  5.48

BA

I. Suzuki  .364

M. Montero  .292

A. Casilla  .166

OBP

A. Pujols  .438

B. McCann  .365

R. Cedeno  .217

SLG

A. Pujols  .661

C. Ross  .472

A. Casilla  .204

OPS

A. Pujols  1.099

M. Prado  .839

A. Casilla  .464

ERA

C. Carpenter  2.10

A. Cook  3.88

T. Wellemeyer  5.77

K/9IP

T. Lincecum  10.97

K. Correia  6.73

J. Lannan  3.66

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

Cubs Batters (4.47 RS/G) vs. Reds Pitchers (4.84 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 62.Lehr
G/S/vB
61.Arroyo
G/S/vB
34.Bailey
G/S/vB
48.Cordero
G/S/vB
47.Cueto
G/S/vB
46.Fisher
G/S/vB
39.Harang
G/S/vB
52.Herrera*
G/S/vB
40.Masset
G/S/vB
53.Rhodes*
G/S/vB
25.Weathers
G/S/vB
38.Wells
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
28.Baker G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/2.500 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 3/.333 65/37 .180/.231/.328/.559 .659/.479 .254 39/.699 1/0 1/2
13.Blanco# G/S/vP 1/.000 3/.666 ··· 2/2.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 106/78 .237/.297/.323/.620 .586/.630 .645 15/1.015 0/2 1/2
21.Bradley# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 4/.000 3/.000 1/2.000 12/.633 2/.500 5/.650 2/.500 4/2.417 1/.000 319/236 .248/.387/.384/.771 .883/.727 .591 79/.826 1/2 8/2
17.Fontenot* G/S/vP ··· 6/1.667 3/.333 3/1.334 7/.143 1/.000 21/1.373 3/.000 1/2.000 3/.000 4/.500 1/no AB 329/277 .234/.304/.393/.697 .583/.719 .744 61/.796 2/1 9/6
5.Fox G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· 1/no AB ··· 121/89 .308/.347/.607/.955 .831/.997 1.044 40/1.019 0/0 8/2
1.Fukudome* G/S/vP ··· 12/.000 ··· 2/.500 16/.646 2/.000 20/1.059 2/.000 6/.167 3/.666 6/.533 ··· 382/341 .271/.388/.443/.831 .563/.861 .863 88/.886 6/8 8/1
27.Fuld* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· 27/25 .304/.407/.435/.842 .000/.916 .748 14/.690 0/1 0/0
55.Hill# G/S/vP ··· 4/1.167 ··· 1/2.000 3/.333 1/.000 6/.533 3/1.667 ··· 1/4.000 1/.000 3/.666 179/142 .204/.288/.287/.575 .688/.544 .513 95/.482 0/0 2/2
6.Hoffpauir* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 4/.000 ··· 8/.661 ··· 2/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 193/168 .233/.280/.422/.702 .450/.740 .575 35/.632 0/0 8/1
25.Lee G/S/vP 1/no AB 40/.844 2/1.500 7/.286 20/1.082 1/.000 62/.928 ··· 7/1.071 4/2.500 34/.507 28/.748 396/316 .292/.366/.536/.902 .933/.893 .788 92/1.009 0/0 22/3
16.Ramirez G/S/vP 1/.000 40/.633 2/.000 9/1.222 16/1.188 1/no AB 52/.939 1/2.000 9/.944 1/.000 25/1.309 18/1.091 166/135 .342/.410/.584/.994 1.372/.914 .904 86/1.032 0/0 9/3
12.Soriano G/S/vP 5/1.350 45/.603 3/3.333 15/.673 15/1.534 1/.000 32/.604 ··· 9/1.158 4/.250 16/.563 13/1.205 442/350 .249/.314/.445/.760 .591/.803 .780 86/.986 8/2 19/8
2.Theriot G/S/vP ··· 31/.707 ··· 6/.400 20/.947 2/.000 39/.622 ··· 9/.444 1/.000 12/.258 5/.800 451/359 .294/.348/.419/.767 .961/.719 .698 104/.805 14/5 7/13
IP 5.0 137.2 43.1 42.1 132.0 33.1 141.1 44.1 47.1 37.2 37.0 26.1 TOTAL .252/.328/.414/.742 .747/.741 .698 .809 39/24 118/82
ERA-K/9 5.40/0.0 5.10/5.2 7.06/5.6 1.70/7.7 4.23/6.8 2.70/8.6 4.52/8.0 2.64/6.7 2.85/8.0 2.15/8.4 3.41/6.3 6.49/6.2 4.47/6.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 25/.222 606/.284 194/.264 164/.199 539/.262 135/.234 616/.293 189/.277 181/.190 149/.192 157/.203 117/.237 .263
OPS .678 .833 .808 .548 .772 .633 .819 .740 .556 .597 .711 .725 .775
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 14/.800 287/.903 108/.858 86/.463 280/.826 58/.730 320/.786 89/.582 72/.600 69/.359 63/.749 53/.834 .777
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 11/.523 319/.769 86/.746 78/.633 259/.716 77/.554 296/.852 100/.885 109/.526 80/.801 94/.685 64/.637 .772
Home 25/.678 329/.858 126/.773 106/.545 237/.827 67/.628 315/.742 98/.651 103/.641 79/.438 69/.852 63/.731
Last 28d days 25/.678 146/.692 120/.938 23/.503 111/1.028 46/.515 138/.916 40/.758 52/.741 30/.852 40/1.010 /
HR/SB/CS 0/1/0 24/9/5 7/5/1 2/1/3 18/1/4 0/1/5 22/13/5 4/1/1 3/2/1 3/2/2 7/1/0 1/4/1 131/53/34
Usage ····X··· ··X····X ···X···· ··X··o·· X····X·· o··X·Xo· ·X····X· oo·X·o·o X·X·X··o o·X·o··· ·X··X··o ········
Reds Batters (3.95 RS/G) vs. Cubs Pitchers (4.09 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 40.Harden
G/S/vB
46.Dempster
G/S/vB
43.Grabow*
G/S/vB
63.Gregg
G/S/vB
37.Guzman
G/S/vB
47.Heilman
G/S/vB
49.Marmol
G/S/vB
45.Marshall*
G/S/vB
29.Samardzija
G/S/vB
52.Stevens
G/S/vB
36.Wells
G/S/vB
38.Zambrano
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
64.Balentien G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 174/107 .208/.264/.346/.610 .567/.638 .610 24/.446 1/0 5/1
31.Gomes G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· ··· 8/.821 4/.000 2/4.500 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 9/.444 ··· 164/100 .273/.360/.552/.912 1.020/.842 .939 68/.802 1/0 11/1
2.Gonzalez G/S/vP 4/.250 3/1.334 6/.666 3/.000 1/.000 14/.917 1/3.000 1/no AB 1/.000 ··· 7/.714 21/.707 232/184 .199/.246/.294/.539 .594/.525 .535 34/.423 0/1 3/4
29.Hanigan G/S/vP ··· 4/.500 1/no AB 2/2.000 2/1.000 1/.000 1/2.000 3/.667 ··· ··· 9/1.056 ··· 209/167 .315/.406/.371/.777 .868/.754 .821 46/.623 0/0 1/1
7.Janish G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· 3/.000 ··· 98/64 .218/.299/.264/.563 .552/.569 .439 16/.466 0/0 0/2
17.Nix* G/S/vP 17/.411 3/.000 1/.000 4/1.000 3/1.334 1/.000 4/.500 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 6/.334 3/.000 250/224 .236/.292/.450/.742 .551/.765 .694 63/.564 0/0 9/2
4.Phillips G/S/vP 8/.000 16/.321 11/.920 3/.666 3/.000 5/.200 16/.325 9/.722 2/1.000 ··· 9/.819 47/.669 413/307 .269/.328/.462/.790 .927/.744 .836 90/.707 17/7 16/7
27.Rolen G/S/vP 6/.000 33/.710 3/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 8/.125 7/1.571 ··· ··· ··· 47/.620 380/272 .314/.366/.468/.834 .984/.776 .856 72/.696 4/2 8/5
23.Rosales G/S/vP 1/.000 ··· 2/.500 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 4/.500 4/.833 177/141 .208/.286/.312/.597 .681/.576 .634 28/.767 0/2 3/3
15.Sutton# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 24/21 .174/.208/.261/.469 1.000/.390 .411 20/.566 0/1 0/0
30.Tatum G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/.500 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 23/21 .150/.261/.150/.411 .000/.452 .564 23/.411 0/0 0/0
3.Taveras G/S/vP 5/.400 7/.286 7/.400 1/2.000 3/.000 6/.334 9/.222 3/.000 2/2.500 ··· 7/.286 26/.384 377/276 .237/.275/.286/.561 .503/.583 .578 80/.468 21/6 1/4
19.Votto* G/S/vP 8/.821 10/.856 4/.833 1/.000 2/3.000 4/4.000 4/1.250 7/1.229 3/.666 ··· 6/.533 21/1.029 303/206 .333/.413/.596/1.008 .976/1.023 1.018 90/.900 4/1 17/6
IP 98.0 116.2 49.2 49.2 47.0 50.1 52.0 66.2 19.1 6.1 102.1 123.2 TOTAL .242/.311/.386/.697 .713/.691 .730 .637 63/27 103/82
ERA-K/9 4.50/10.6 4.09/7.4 3.26/7.6 4.17/9.2 2.68/7.1 4.47/7.7 3.63/10.6 3.65/6.2 6.52/5.6 2.84/5.7 2.73/5.7 3.35/7.3 3.79/7.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 424/.245 499/.262 218/.238 221/.237 183/.201 228/.257 239/.166 282/.246 92/.325 25/.095 410/.249 530/.243 .245
OPS .773 .764 .693 .750 .607 .783 .626 .720 .948 .478 .648 .683 .724
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 191/.810 228/.812 64/.708 101/.607 78/.714 92/.737 109/.528 91/.548 35/1.071 11/.182 168/.718 244/.722 .746
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 233/.742 271/.723 154/.686 120/.866 105/.527 136/.811 130/.709 191/.800 57/.874 14/.702 242/.599 286/.648 .709
Road 206/.671 294/.786 133/.737 116/.866 92/.532 111/.709 133/.619 108/.782 40/.874 10/.100 204/.606 283/.680
Last 28d days 117/.626 47/.755 45/.562 52/.955 54/.738 49/.803 54/.646 35/.614 55/.926 25/.478 136/.711 121/.647
HR/SB/CS 19/4/2 14/10/7 4/3/1 10/0/0 5/1/3 6/3/1 1/2/0 8/2/1 3/0/0 0/0/0 9/6/3 8/4/6 113/55/29
Usage ····X··· ··X····X ·o·oo·X· ··oX·X·· X·oX···X ··oXX··o ·X·XX··· o···oo·X ···X···X ·······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.