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Game Preview: TOR @ OAK, 4:05pm, Sunday, May 10, 2009 @McAfee Coliseum

Blue Jays, 21-12, 1st, 1 up

SP: Brett Cecil (22, LHP, 0-0, 1.50)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. OAK Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (0-0) 6.0 6 2 1 0 6 0 1.50
Last 7 GS 0-0 6.0 6 2 1 0 6 0 1.50 60
2009-05-05 CLE ND 6.0 6 2 1 0 6 0 96 60
Has never faced OAK.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   11-4    Road:   10-8    ExtrInn: 3-2 
 vsRHP:  15-8    vsLHP:   6-4    1-Run:   7-2 
 vsEast:  3-0    vsCntrl:12-8    vsWest:  6-4  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 33 Sat, May  9  @OAK  W   6-4       21-12  1st  1.0 up
 32 Fri, May  8  @OAK  L   3-5       20-12  1st    Tied
 31 Thu, May  7  @LAA  L   1-6       20-11  1st  1.0 up
 30 Wed, May  6  @LAA  W  13-1       20-10  1st  2.0 up
 29 Tue, May  5   CLE  W  10-6       19-10  1st  1.0 up
 28 Mon, May  4   CLE  L   7-9 (12)  18-10  1st  1.0 up
 27 Sun, May  3   BAL  W   4-3       18-9   1st  2.0 up
 26 Sat, May  2   BAL  W   5-4 (11)  17-9   1st  1.0 up
 25 Fri, May  1   BAL  W   8-4       16-9   1st  1.0 up
 24 Thu, Apr 30  @KCR  L   6-8       15-9   1st    Tied
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:19-11
Athletics, 11-17, 4th, 4 GB, 6½ GB in WC

SP: Dallas Braden (25, LHP, 3-3, 2.50)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. TOR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (3-3) 36.0 37 12 10 13 24 2 2.50
2008 (5-4) 71.2 77 36 33 25 41 8 4.14
2007 (1-8) 72.1 91 59 54 26 55 9 6.72
Last 7 GS 3-4 40.0 46 18 15 16 26 3 3.38 49
2009-05-05 LAA L 6.0 8 5 3 1 6 0 103 45
2009-04-30 @TEX W 5.0 5 0 0 4 6 0 111 59
2009-04-25 TBR W 5.2 4 1 1 3 2 0 84 56
2009-04-19 @TOR L 7.1 5 1 1 3 4 0 97 65
2009-04-13 BOS W 6.0 6 2 2 1 3 1 95 54
2009-04-06 @LAA L 6.0 9 3 3 1 3 1 97 44
2008-09-11 TEX L 4.0 9 6 5 3 2 1 96 21
Last 5 v.TOR 0-1 7.1 5 1 1 3 4 0 1.23 65
2009-04-19 @TOR L 7.1 5 1 1 3 4 0 97 65
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    6-9    Road:    5-8    ExtrInn: 1-3 
 vsRHP:   8-7    vsLHP:   3-10   1-Run:   2-7 
 vsEast:  6-7    vsCntrl: 0-0    vsWest:  5-10 IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 28 Sat, May  9   TOR  L   4-6       11-17  4th  4.0 gb
 27 Fri, May  8   TOR  W   5-3       11-16  4th  4.0 gb
 26 Thu, May  7   TEX  W   9-4       10-16  4th  4.0 gb
 25 Wed, May  6   TEX  L   2-3        9-16  4th  5.0 gb
 24 Tue, May  5   LAA  L   3-5        9-15  4th  4.5 gb
 23 Mon, May  4   LAA  L   2-5        9-14  4th  4.5 gb
 22 Sun, May  3  @SEA  L   7-8 (15)   9-13  4th  4.5 gb
 21 Sat, May  2  @SEA  W   3-2        9-12  3rd  3.5 gb
 20 Fri, May  1  @SEA  L   7-8        8-12  3rd  4.5 gb
 19 Thu, Apr 30  @TEX  W   4-2        8-11  3rd  3.5 gb
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20: 7-13   Last 30:11-17
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sat, May 09, 2009 TOR  6 @OAK  4        W:Brian Tallet (2-1), L: Sean Gallagher (1-1), S: none
Fri, May 08, 2009 OAK  5  TOR  3        W:Michael Wuertz (2-1), L: Scott Richmond (4-1), S: Andrew Bailey (1)
Sun, Apr 19, 2009 TOR  1  OAK  0        W:Ricky Romero (2-0), L: Dallas Braden (1-2), S: B.J. Ryan (2)
Sat, Apr 18, 2009 TOR  4  OAK  2 (12)   W:Jason Frasor (2-0), L: Dan Giese (0-1), S: none
Fri, Apr 17, 2009 OAK  8 @TOR  5        W:Andrew Bailey (2-0), L: Brandon League (1-1), S: Brad Ziegler (3)

Thu, Aug 07, 2008 TOR  6  OAK  4        W:A.J. Burnett (14-9), L: Jerry Blevins (1-2), S: B.J. Ryan (22)
Wed, Aug 06, 2008 TOR  5  OAK  1        W:Shaun Marcum (6-5), L: Gio Gonzalez (0-1), S: none
Tue, Aug 05, 2008 TOR  4  OAK  3        W:Jesse Carlson (4-1), L: Huston Street (2-5), S: none
Mon, Aug 04, 2008 TOR  6  OAK  1        W:Roy Halladay (13-8), L: Sean Gallagher (4-5), S: none
Thu, May 29, 2008 TOR 12 @OAK  0        W:Jesse Litsch (7-1), L: Dana Eveland (4-4), S: none
Season Series: 2009 - TOR leads 3-2; 2008 - TOR won 6-4; 2007 - OAK won 5-4; All-Time - OAK leads 189-160

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  6.03

WSN  4.90

SFG  3.52

RA/G

KCR  3.71

TBR  4.69

NYY  6.33

BA

  

  

  

OBP

  

  

  

SLG

  

  

  

OPS

  

  

  

ERA

Z. Greinke  .51

R. Ohlendorf  4.14

J. Moyer  7.26

K/9IP

J. Santana  12.24

S. Richmond  6.81

J. Pineiro  2.98

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

Blue Jays Batters (6.03 RS/G) vs. Athletics Pitchers (4.50 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 51.Braden*
G/S/vB
49.Anderson*
G/S/vB
40.Bailey
G/S/vB
13.Blevins*
G/S/vB
53.Cahill
G/S/vB
52.Cameron
G/S/vB
45.Giese
G/S/vB
60.Gray
G/S/vB
36.Springer
G/S/vB
48.Wuertz
G/S/vB
31.Ziegler
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
20.Barajas G/S/vP 1/3.000 ··· 2/.000 1/.000 3/.500 ··· 4/.750 ··· 1/no AB 2/.000 ··· 101/75 .319/.354/.516/.870 1.269/.713 1.026 81/1.008 0/0 3/4
23.Bautista G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.000 2/1.000 3/.000 1/.000 2/no AB ··· 11/.000 7/.619 1/.000 69/39 .315/.439/.426/.865 1.066/.705 .793 56/.886 1/0 1/0
13.Chavez G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 24/15 .217/.217/.217/.435 .750/.267 .333 24/.435 0/0 0/0
2.Hill G/S/vP 6/1.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 3/.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 2/1.000 2/1.000 1/.000 160/122 .351/.394/.554/.948 1.019/.926 .950 128/.956 2/1 8/5
26.Lind* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 3/.333 3/1.167 1/.000 2/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 144/105 .336/.410/.570/.980 .885/1.017 .946 113/.917 0/0 6/0
6.McDonald G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 2/2.000 10/7 .200/.200/.200/.400 .667/.286 .222 9/.444 0/0 0/0
30.Millar G/S/vP 11/.282 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 3/.000 1/.000 1/.000 51/18 .333/.373/.500/.873 .771/1.069 .809 43/.824 0/0 1/1
35.Overbay* G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· ··· 2/1.500 3/3.000 ··· 6/1.133 ··· 3/.333 4/1.250 ··· 100/84 .256/.370/.537/.907 .388/1.017 .808 78/.972 0/0 5/0
15.Rios G/S/vP 5/.400 ··· 1/.000 2/1.000 3/.666 1/.000 2/.000 ··· 2/1.000 4/1.000 ··· 156/120 .248/.308/.362/.669 .544/.708 .582 125/.649 3/0 2/1
33.Rolen G/S/vP 4/1.250 ··· 1/.000 1/no AB ··· 2/no AB 3/.666 ··· 15/.700 11/.364 2/.000 120/86 .306/.367/.444/.811 1.143/.689 .849 93/.767 2/0 3/4
19.Scutaro G/S/vP 5/.400 ··· 1/.000 2/1.000 3/.667 1/.000 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 4/.000 2/1.000 161/122 .273/.406/.445/.852 1.082/.782 .953 128/.758 2/1 5/0
45.Snider* G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 3/.666 1/2.000 2/1.500 ··· ··· ··· ··· 97/79 .250/.305/.420/.726 .775/.716 .903 80/.705 1/0 3/1
10.Wells G/S/vP 3/.333 ··· 2/.000 1/2.000 3/1.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 4/.000 2/1.000 ··· 153/119 .286/.340/.471/.811 .762/.823 .923 122/.783 4/0 5/0
IP 36.0 28.0 21.1 3.1 33.0 7.0 18.1 14.0 16.2 11.2 TOTAL .292/.362/.468/.830 .885/.810 .850 .818 15/2 43/18
ERA-K/9 2.50/6.0 5.79/4.5 1.27/10.1 16.20/5.5 3.82/3.3 1.29/5.1 3.93/3.4 /0.0 2.57/10.3 1.62/7.5 3.09/7.7 3.87/6.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 157/.261 121/.295 79/.087 19/.375 144/.264 27/.231 76/.239 / 65/.276 58/.179 51/.298 .261
OPS .666 .797 .310 1.161 .856 .528 .749 .718 .510 .715 .723
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 31/.426 37/.780 31/.444 7/1.905 62/1.132 9/.667 37/.739 / 25/1.192 22/.465 26/.916 .810
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 126/.728 84/.805 48/.219 12/.717 82/.661 18/.458 39/.759 / 40/.456 36/.537 25/.520 .680
Home 76/.669 75/.772 31/.136 19/1.161 68/.841 18/.500 44/.899 / 32/.476 29/.140 32/.808
Last 28d days 129/.626 96/.820 64/.349 18/1.132 94/.984 27/.528 76/.749 / 53/.775 44/.561 38/.666
HR/SB/CS 2/0/0 4/1/0 1/0/0 1/0/0 4/3/4 0/1/1 4/2/0 // 2/2/0 1/0/2 0/0/0 27/14/8
Usage ····X··· ·····X·· ·Xoo···X X····o·· ··X····X X·X·X·X· ···X···· ·X·o··o· ·X·o···o ··o·o···
Athletics Batters (4.32 RS/G) vs. Blue Jays Pitchers (4.67 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 27.Cecil*
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
60.Ray
G/S/vB
56.Tallet*
G/S/vB
40.Wolfe
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
6.Buck* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/1.500 ··· ··· 2/1.000 ··· 63/55 .211/.286/.281/.566 .250/.615 .739 50/.626 1/1 1/0
18.Cabrera G/S/vP ··· 7/.572 4/1.167 11/.573 4/.500 5/.200 ··· ··· 7/.143 2/.000 132/80 .231/.287/.256/.543 .424/.617 .614 104/.486 1/3 0/4
7.Crosby G/S/vP ··· 8/1.071 2/1.000 7/1.171 9/.222 4/.500 ··· ··· 8/.393 2/1.500 73/44 .254/.375/.373/.748 .678/.795 .745 72/.760 1/0 0/4
32.Cust* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 3/.667 7/.572 1/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· 10/.633 1/5.000 118/70 .286/.407/.449/.856 .750/.929 .838 93/.778 1/0 4/1
11.Davis G/S/vP ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 28/9 .200/.286/.200/.486 .551/.347 .200 21/.556 3/2 0/0
16.Giambi* G/S/vP ··· 5/.650 4/.250 18/1.244 4/.500 8/.393 ··· ··· 16/.875 3/.666 112/65 .217/.357/.359/.716 .937/.546 .894 85/.703 0/0 3/2
22.Hannahan* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 4/.500 4/.000 2/.500 ··· ··· 2/.000 4/.250 19/17 .188/.278/.500/.778 .000/.884 1.164 19/.778 0/0 1/0
5.Holliday G/S/vP ··· 3/.666 2/.000 4/.250 2/.000 1/3.000 ··· ··· 6/.334 ··· 120/72 .234/.292/.396/.688 .536/.792 .734 100/.695 0/0 4/0
29.Kennedy* G/S/vP ··· 4/1.417 1/.000 7/.572 3/1.167 ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 4/ .250/.250/.250/.500 .500/ .500 4/.500 0/0 0/0
35.Powell# G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 33/22 .172/.242/.276/.518 .182/.673 .357 29/.481 0/0 0/2
8.Suzuki G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 1/.000 5/.200 4/.000 2/3.000 ··· ··· 6/.000 4/.750 114/67 .311/.351/.462/.813 .649/.927 .701 93/.894 0/1 2/1
15.Sweeney* G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.000 5/.400 2/.500 1/.000 ··· ··· 7/.929 1/.000 130/80 .261/.315/.361/.677 .599/.720 .509 101/.663 2/2 2/1
IP 6.0 14.0 16.0 16.1 11.1 15.2 9.1 12.0 36.1 0.2 TOTAL .239/.313/.344/.657 .583/.704 .662 .663 11/10 18/21
ERA-K/9 1.50/9.0 4.50/4.5 2.81/5.6 2.20/11.0 0.79/4.8 5.17/6.9 1.93/3.9 6.00/4.5 4.95/7.2 0.00/12.9 4.24/7.0

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 25/.273 63/.286 68/.207 66/.203 39/.184 65/.276 35/.037 54/.292 157/.210 4/.500 .250
OPS .678 .865 .562 .509 .389 .740 .377 .914 .759 1.000 .735
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 6/.000 26/.804 28/.618 16/.938 15/.133 25/.860 14/.143 30/.920 50/1.198 / .744
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 19/.911 37/.910 40/.520 50/.368 24/.553 40/.657 21/.552 24/.900 107/.571 4/1.000 .729
Road / 36/.937 33/.701 24/.897 12/.333 24/.642 34/.389 29/.988 99/.913 /
Last 28d days 25/.678 45/.868 54/.565 57/.532 32/.375 48/.572 35/.377 54/.914 140/.757 4/1.000
HR/SB/CS 0/1/1 2/0/0 0/1/0 1/0/1 0/1/0 1/4/0 1/0/0 3/3/0 7/1/0 0/0/0 36/24/7
Usage ····X··· ···o·X·· o···X·oX X···X·oX ····oo·o ·····X·X ··o··o·· ··X····X X····X·· ····o···

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.