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Game Preview: CHC @ MIL, 8:05pm, Friday, May 8, 2009 @Miller Park

Cubs, 16-12, 2nd, 2½ GB, 1½ up in WC

SP: Randy Wells (26, RHP, 0-0, undef)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. MIL Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2008 (0-0) 5.1 0 0 0 3 1 0 0.00
Last 7 GS
Has never faced MIL.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    8-6    Road:    8-6    ExtrInn: 1-2 
 vsRHP:  13-10   vsLHP:   3-2    1-Run:   2-3 
 vsEast:  3-1    vsCntrl:10-7    vsWest:  3-4  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 28 Thu, May  7  @HOU  W   8-5       16-12  2nd  2.5 gb
 27 Wed, May  6  @HOU  W   6-3       15-12  3rd  2.5 gb
 26 Tue, May  5   SFG  L   2-6       14-12  3rd  2.5 gb
 25 Mon, May  4   SFG  W   4-2       14-11  2nd  2.5 gb
 24 Sun, May  3   FLA  W   6-4       13-11  2nd  3.5 gb
 23 Sat, May  2   FLA  W   6-1       12-11  2nd  4.0 gb
 22 Fri, May  1   FLA  W   8-6       11-11  4th  5.0 gb
 21 Thu, Apr 30   FLA  L   2-8 (10)  10-11  5th  5.0 gb
 20 Wed, Apr 29  @ARI  L   0-10      10-10  5th  4.0 gb
 19 Tue, Apr 28  @ARI  W  11-3       10-9   3rd  3.0 gb
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:16-12
Brewers, 16-13, 3rd, 3 GB, ½ GB in WC

SP: David Bush (29, RHP, 1-0, 4.36)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. CHC Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (1-0) 33.0 29 17 16 9 25 6 4.36
2008 (9-10) 185.0 163 92 86 48 109 29 4.18
2007 (12-10) 186.1 217 110 106 44 134 27 5.12
Last 7 GS 1-0 42.0 33 20 19 14 29 7 4.07 53
2009-05-03 ARI ND 7.0 5 3 3 0 7 3 96 62
2009-04-28 PIT ND 5.0 6 5 4 1 5 0 100 41
2009-04-23 @PHI W 7.2 2 1 1 3 4 1 113 72
2009-04-17 @NYM ND 6.0 7 3 3 3 3 0 94 46
2009-04-11 CHC ND 6.1 6 3 3 2 5 1 96 52
2008-09-23 PIT ND 5.0 5 3 3 3 2 0 92 44
2008-09-18 @CHC ND 5.0 2 2 2 2 3 2 63 56
Last 5 v.CHC 0-3 30.0 25 22 21 12 20 7 6.30 46
2009-04-11 CHC ND 6.1 6 3 3 2 5 1 96 52
2008-09-18 @CHC ND 5.0 2 2 2 2 3 2 63 56
2008-07-31 CHC L 7.1 5 7 6 1 3 3 106 44
2008-04-03 @CHC L 5.1 6 6 6 5 4 1 105 31
2007-07-01 @CHC L 6.0 6 4 4 2 5 0 98 47
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    7-6    Road:    9-7    ExtrInn: 1-0 
 vsRHP:  11-11   vsLHP:   5-2    1-Run:   5-6 
 vsEast:  3-3    vsCntrl:10-6    vsWest:  3-4  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 29 Thu, May  7  @CIN  L   5-6       16-13  3rd  3.0 gb
 28 Wed, May  6  @CIN  W  15-3       16-12  2nd  2.0 gb
 27 Tue, May  5  @PIT  W   8-5       15-12  2nd  2.0 gb
 26 Mon, May  4  @PIT  W   7-4       14-12  3rd  3.0 gb
 25 Sun, May  3   ARI  W   4-3       13-12  4th  4.0 gb
 24 Sat, May  2   ARI  L   1-4       12-12  5th  4.5 gb
 23 Fri, May  1   ARI  L   2-5       12-11  3rd  4.5 gb
 22 Thu, Apr 30   ARI  W   4-1       12-10  2nd  3.5 gb
 21 Wed, Apr 29   PIT  W   1-0       11-10  2nd  3.5 gb
 20 Tue, Apr 28   PIT  W   6-5       10-10  4th  3.5 gb
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:13-7    Last 30:16-13
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sun, Apr 12, 2009 CHC  8 @MIL  5        W:Ryan Dempster (1-0), L: Jeff Suppan (0-2), S: none
Sat, Apr 11, 2009 CHC  6 @MIL  5        W:Aaron Heilman (1-0), L: Carlos Villanueva (1-1), S: Carlos Marmol (1)
Fri, Apr 10, 2009 MIL  4  CHC  3        W:Carlos Villanueva (1-0), L: Kevin Gregg (0-1), S: none

Sun, Sep 28, 2008 MIL  3  CHC  1        W:C.C. Sabathia (17-10), L: Bobby Howry (7-5), S: none
Sat, Sep 27, 2008 CHC  7 @MIL  3        W:Ted Lilly (17-9), L: Ben Sheets (13-9), S: none
Fri, Sep 26, 2008 MIL  5  CHC  1        W:Seth McClung (6-6), L: Sean Marshall (3-5), S: none
Thu, Sep 18, 2008 CHC  7  MIL  6 (12)   W:Kerry Wood (5-4), L: Carlos Villanueva (4-7), S: none
Wed, Sep 17, 2008 MIL  6 @CHC  2        W:Mark DiFelice (1-0), L: Jason Marquis (10-9), S: none
Tue, Sep 16, 2008 CHC  5  MIL  4        W:Ryan Dempster (16-6), L: C.C. Sabathia (15-9), S: Kerry Wood (31)
Thu, Jul 31, 2008 CHC 11 @MIL  4        W:Rich Harden (6-2), L: David Bush (5-9), S: none
Season Series: 2009 - CHC leads 2-1; 2008 - CHC won 9-7; 2007 - CHC won 9-6; All-Time - CHC leads 90-83

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

TOR  6.13

CHC  4.89

ARI  3.62

RA/G

KCR  3.79

CHC  4.68

NYY  6.36

BA

  

  

  

OBP

  

  

  

SLG

  

  

  

OPS

  

  

  

ERA

Z. Greinke  .40

J. Peavy  4.27

C. Silva  8.48

K/9IP

J. Santana  12.24

K. Davies  6.68

J. Pineiro  2.70

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

Cubs Batters (4.89 RS/G) vs. Brewers Pitchers (4.38 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 31.Bush
G/S/vB
60.Coffey
G/S/vB
45.DiFelice
G/S/vB
51.Hoffman
G/S/vB
50.Julio
G/S/vB
73.McClung
G/S/vB
26.Parra*
G/S/vB
57.Stetter*
G/S/vB
12.Villanueva
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
21.Bradley# G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 2/1.000 2/.000 3/1.167 ··· ··· ··· 68/49 .143/.294/.250/.544 .551/.542 .576 50/.487 0/0 2/0
17.Fontenot* G/S/vP 8/.708 4/1.750 1/.000 2/.000 2/3.000 4/.750 1/.000 1/.000 3/.666 100/82 .247/.340/.459/.799 .178/.933 .896 83/.722 1/1 5/2
1.Fukudome* G/S/vP 13/1.726 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 5/1.400 3/.000 ··· 4/.500 106/102 .298/.434/.512/.946 1.250/.929 1.140 91/.886 3/3 4/0
4.Gathright* G/S/vP 9/.444 ··· ··· ··· 3/.666 1/no AB ··· ··· 2/.500 15/14 .214/.267/.214/.481 .000/.516 .661 14/.516 1/2 0/0
55.Hill# G/S/vP 6/.533 1/no AB ··· ··· 1/.000 3/1.666 ··· 1/3.000 1/.000 38/31 .303/.395/.424/.819 .714/.842 .907 27/.782 0/0 1/0
6.Hoffpauir* G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 54/47 .313/.370/.521/.891 .857/.895 .846 52/.887 0/0 2/1
9.Johnson G/S/vP 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 8/.929 10/.644 4/1.000 ··· 4/1.334 55/37 .234/.327/.277/.604 .746/.540 .619 51/.586 0/0 0/0
25.Lee G/S/vP 27/.333 13/.879 2/.000 13/1.154 5/.200 6/.000 5/.200 ··· 9/.222 103/88 .209/.282/.363/.644 1.000/.585 .353 84/.703 0/0 3/0
7.Miles# G/S/vP 9/.111 7/.286 ··· 8/.750 1/.000 5/.400 11/1.170 ··· 11/.182 72/56 .215/.282/.277/.559 .908/.455 .667 69/.584 3/0 0/1
16.Ramirez G/S/vP 32/1.089 12/.250 2/5.000 5/.200 3/.000 6/.167 5/.400 1/.000 8/1.750 71/55 .369/.423/.600/1.023 1.348/.931 1.077 53/1.038 0/0 4/1
24.Scales# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 4/3 .250/.250/.250/.500 .000/.667 4/.500 0/0 0/0
12.Soriano G/S/vP 31/.923 7/1.000 2/.000 2/.000 21/1.400 15/.210 6/1.267 ··· 12/.531 128/108 .276/.344/.569/.913 .639/.963 1.054 107/.918 4/2 9/2
18.Soto G/S/vP 8/.417 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· 4/.750 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 81/65 .162/.296/.191/.487 .773/.422 .424 75/.484 0/0 0/0
2.Theriot G/S/vP 19/.631 7/.714 1/.000 2/1.000 3/2.000 10/.633 6/1.600 1/no AB 8/.536 121/101 .312/.367/.468/.835 .712/.858 .806 104/.753 6/2 3/4
IP 33.0 15.1 13.2 5.0 11.0 15.2 31.1 10.1 13.1 TOTAL .251/.335/.408/.742 .728/.745 .784 .723 18/10 34/17
ERA-K/9 4.36/6.8 3.52/6.5 1.32/8.5 0.00/9.0 5.73/8.2 3.45/6.3 4.88/8.1 3.48/7.0 6.75/6.8 4.21/7.0

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 141/.238 62/.276 53/.200 17/.176 52/.209 72/.228 144/.258 46/.184 62/.255 .241
OPS .754 .736 .565 .353 .718 .685 .789 .668 .748 .733
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 86/.686 31/1.023 17/.753 8/.750 20/1.250 38/1.098 32/.958 26/.367 34/.579 .763
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 55/.856 31/.460 36/.480 9/.000 32/.398 34/.255 112/.741 20/1.075 28/.969 .706
Home 80/.774 25/.628 27/.568 13/.308 23/.461 32/.751 48/.592 18/.402 29/1.005
Last 28d days 135/.700 54/.765 47/.545 17/.353 41/.611 52/.602 123/.786 45/.653 56/.841
HR/SB/CS 6/2/1 1/0/0 1/0/0 0/0/0 2/3/0 1/2/0 4/2/1 1/0/0 1/0/0 32/16/4
Usage ····X··· ·X····oo o··X···o ···Xo··X XX···XX· X·X··Xo· ·X····X· X·X·o··· ··o···X·
Brewers Batters (4.86 RS/G) vs. Cubs Pitchers (4.68 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS
G/S/vB
48.Cotts*
G/S/vB
44.Fox
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
54.Patton
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
8.Braun G/S/vP 1/.000 2/.000 ··· 3/.333 3/.667 1/.000 8/.125 6/1.000 ··· 120/95 .327/.433/.554/.988 1.870/.756 .668 102/1.034 2/2 6/0
25.Cameron G/S/vP 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 5/1.400 5/.400 2/2.500 3/.000 7/.821 ··· 116/83 .293/.388/.576/.964 .724/1.046 1.038 99/.910 2/0 6/0
32.Corporan# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/1 1.000/1.000/1.000/2.000 /2.000 1/2.000 0/0 0/0
30.Counsell* G/S/vP 2/.000 2/.500 1/no AB 8/.875 1/.000 5/.800 3/.333 1/.000 ··· 59/52 .327/.421/.429/.850 .452/.905 .768 54/.810 0/0 0/2
16.Duffy* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/3.000 2/2.000 6/1.167 2/.000 2/.000 5/1.800 ··· 25/22 .095/.208/.143/.351 .000/.405 .543 23/.332 0/0 0/0
28.Fielder* G/S/vP ··· 5/2.550 ··· 3/.666 3/1.334 3/.333 15/.871 10/.900 ··· 131/92 .280/.435/.510/.945 .830/.996 1.006 114/1.014 0/0 5/0
2.Hall G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 4/.000 1/3.000 10/.733 15/.419 6/2.633 ··· 92/68 .289/.359/.482/.841 1.167/.711 .896 80/.816 1/0 3/1
7.Hardy G/S/vP 2/.500 ··· 1/.000 2/1.000 3/1.000 6/1.500 11/.291 2/1.000 ··· 108/78 .211/.287/.368/.655 .387/.740 .571 91/.766 0/0 4/3
1.Hart G/S/vP 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 5/1.100 5/.650 3/.000 10/.522 5/.933 ··· 126/100 .273/.352/.455/.807 .819/.803 .988 108/.814 3/3 3/2
18.Kendall G/S/vP 1/.000 ··· 6/.500 7/.286 ··· 4/.333 4/.250 1/.000 ··· 100/78 .205/.303/.229/.532 .390/.569 .576 85/.593 0/1 0/3
14.McGehee G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 15/6 .200/.200/.200/.400 .222/.667 .667 13/.462 0/0 0/0
27.Nelson* G/S/vP 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 21/17 .000/.048/.000/.048 .250/.000 .000 19/.053 0/0 0/0
23.Weeks G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 3/2.667 2/.000 6/.666 14/.536 2/.000 ··· 128/105 .271/.328/.483/.811 .522/.880 .906 110/.832 1/2 6/5
IP 6.2 0.1 14.1 13.1 13.0 14.0 26.0 11.2 TOTAL .257/.346/.430/.776 .769/.778 .788 .792 9/8 35/17
ERA-K/9 /0.0 4.05/6.7 81.00/0.0 4.40/10.1 4.05/8.1 4.15/7.6 4.50/10.9 4.15/5.5 6.94/8.5 4.49/8.4

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA / 33/.320 4/.667 67/.268 56/.208 54/.227 65/.188 109/.276 54/.222 .248
OPS .965 2.750 .787 .645 .733 .714 .732 .717 .746
vs LHB (BF-OPS) / 19/1.065 1/4.000 31/.746 25/.628 20/.703 23/.921 25/.733 22/.659 .802
vs RHB (BF-OPS) / 14/.845 3/2.167 36/.822 31/.660 34/.751 42/.614 84/.731 32/.739 .716
Road / 13/.862 4/2.750 36/1.065 20/.476 27/.490 34/.633 29/.593 29/.877
Last 28d days / 26/1.026 4/2.750 53/.734 49/.703 45/.680 54/.763 108/.725 47/.712
HR/SB/CS // 1/1/0 0/0/0 2/0/0 1/0/1 1/0/1 1/1/0 3/1/1 2/3/0 32/17/6
Usage ··o···X· X······· oo·XX·Xo ····X··X X····o·X oo·oX·XX ··X····X ··o···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.