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Game Preview: DET @ LAD, 4:10pm, Sunday, May 23, 2010 @Dodger Stadium

Tigers, 24-19, 24-192nd, 2 GB, 2 GB in WC

SP: Rick Porcello (21, RHP, 3-4, 5.93)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. LAD Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (3-4) 44.0 58 31 29 16 23 3 5.93
2009 (14-9) 170.2 176 81 75 52 89 23 3.96
Last 7 GS 2-4 39.0 53 29 27 14 20 2 6.23 39
2010-05-18 CHW L 7.0 8 4 4 3 2 0 108 44
2010-05-12 NYY W 7.0 4 0 0 3 2 0 91 68
2010-05-05 @MIN L 5.1 5 5 3 4 3 0 90 41
2010-04-30 LAA W 5.1 8 5 5 0 3 1 102 35
2010-04-25 @TEX L 4.0 10 6 6 2 3 1 92 19
2010-04-20 @LAA L 4.1 8 6 6 2 5 0 76 26
2010-04-14 KCR ND 6.0 10 3 3 0 2 0 96 42
Has never faced LAD as starter.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   14-6    Road:   10-13   ExtrInn: 1-1 
 vsRHP:  17-16   vsLHP:   7-3    1-Run:   7-5 
 vsEast:  5-2    vsCntrl: 9-9    vsWest: 10-6  IL: 0-2 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 43 Sat, May 22  @LAD  L   4-6       24-19  2nd  2.0 gb
 42 Fri, May 21  @LAD  L   1-4       24-18  2nd  1.0 gb
 41 Thu, May 20  @OAK  W   5-2       24-17  1st    Tied
 40 Wed, May 19  @OAK  W   5-1       23-17  2nd  1.0 gb
 39 Tue, May 18   CHW  L   2-6       22-17  2nd  2.0 gb
 38 Sun, May 16   BOS  W   5-1       22-16  2nd  1.5 gb
 37 Sat, May 15   BOS  W   7-6 (12)  21-16  2nd  1.5 gb
 36 Fri, May 14   BOS  L   2-7       20-16  2nd  2.5 gb
 35 Thu, May 13   NYY  W   6-0       20-15  2nd  2.5 gb
 34 Wed, May 12   NYY  L   0-8       19-15  2nd  3.0 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:17-13
Dodgers, 25-18, 25-181st, Tied

SP: Hiroki Kuroda (35, RHP, 5-1, 2.87)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. DET Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (5-1) 53.1 54 24 17 14 39 4 2.87
2009 (8-7) 117.1 110 59 49 24 87 12 3.76
2008 (9-10) 183.1 181 85 76 42 116 13 3.73
Last 7 GS 4-1 45.1 49 23 17 13 32 4 3.38 51
2010-05-18 HOU W 6.0 7 3 3 1 2 1 96 47
2010-05-12 @ARI W 7.1 6 3 2 1 9 0 105 64
2010-05-07 COL ND 5.1 9 5 4 5 3 0 96 30
2010-05-02 PIT W 8.0 5 1 1 1 3 0 96 70
2010-04-27 @NYM L 6.0 5 2 2 3 4 1 87 55
2010-04-21 @CIN W 5.2 7 6 3 2 4 2 103 39
2010-04-15 ARI ND 7.0 10 3 2 0 7 0 106 54
Has never faced DET as starter.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   15-7    Road:   10-11   ExtrInn: 2-2 
 vsRHP:  19-11   vsLHP:   6-7    1-Run:   6-4 
 vsEast:  2-7    vsCntrl: 8-7    vsWest: 13-4  IL: 2-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 43 Sat, May 22   DET  W   6-4       25-18  1st    Tied
 42 Fri, May 21   DET  W   4-1       24-18  1st    Tied
 41 Thu, May 20   SDP  W   4-1       23-18  2nd  1.0 gb
 40 Wed, May 19   SDP  L   5-10      22-18  3rd  2.0 gb
 39 Tue, May 18   HOU  W   7-3       22-17  3rd  1.0 gb
 38 Mon, May 17   HOU  W   6-2       21-17  3rd  2.0 gb
 37 Sun, May 16  @SDP  W   1-0       20-17  3rd  2.0 gb
 36 Sat, May 15  @SDP  W   4-1       19-17  3rd  3.0 gb
 35 Fri, May 14  @SDP  W   4-3       18-17  3rd  4.0 gb
 34 Wed, May 12  @ARI  W   6-3       17-17  3rd  4.5 gb
 Last 10: 9-1    Last 20:16-4    Last 30:19-11
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sat, May 22, 2010 LAD  6  DET  4        W:John Ely (3-1), L: Armando Galarraga (1-1), S: Jonathan Broxton (10)
Fri, May 21, 2010 LAD  4  DET  1        W:Chad Billingsley (5-2), L: Dontrelle Willis (1-2), S: Jonathan Broxton (9)

Sun, Jun 15, 2008 DET  5  LAD  4        W:Nate Robertson (5-6), L: Chan Ho Park (2-2), S: Todd Jones (12)
Sat, Jun 14, 2008 DET 12  LAD  7        W:Eddie Bonine (1-0), L: Brad Penny (5-9), S: none
Fri, Jun 13, 2008 DET  5  LAD  0        W:Armando Galarraga (6-2), L: Derek Lowe (4-6), S: Freddy Dolsi (2)
Wed, Jun 08, 2005 LAD  3  DET  1        W:Jeff Weaver (6-5), L: Jason Johnson (4-5), S: Eric Gagne (7)
Tue, Jun 07, 2005 DET  8 @LAD  4        W:Chris Spurling (2-0), L: Duaner Sanchez (1-2), S: none
Mon, Jun 06, 2005 LAD  5  DET  3        W:Derek Lowe (5-5), L: Jeremy Bonderman (6-4), S: Eric Gagne (6)
Thu, Jun 12, 2003 LAD  3 @DET  2        W:Kazuhisa Ishii (6-2), L: Jeremy Bonderman (2-9), S: Eric Gagne (24)
Wed, Jun 11, 2003 LAD  3 @DET  1        W:Kevin Brown (9-1), L: Adam Bernero (1-8), S: Eric Gagne (23)
Season Series: 2010 - LAD leads 2-0; 2009 -  0-0; 2008 - DET won 3-0; All-Time - LAD leads 7-4

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 2010 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

NYY  5.63

FLA  4.48

HOU  2.93

RA/G

TBR  3.07

TOR  4.49

ARI  5.98

BA

J. Morneau  .377

  

C. Figgins  .200

OBP

J. Morneau  .489

  

J. Lopez  .240

SLG

J. Morneau  .695

  

C. Figgins  .258

OPS

J. Morneau  1.184

  

J. Lopez  .503

ERA

U. Jimenez  .99

J. Santana  3.72

J. Beckett  7.29

K/9IP

B. Morrow  11.80

S. Kazmir  6.70

N. Blackburn  2.50

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Tigers Batters (4.49 RS/G) vs. Dodgers Pitchers (4.77 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 18.Kuroda
G/S/vB
54.Belisario
G/S/vB
51.Broxton
G/S/vB
48.Ely
G/S/vB
56.Kuo*
G/S/vB
37.Monasterios
G/S/vB
35.Ortiz
G/S/vB
52.Sherrill*
G/S/vB
38.Troncoso
G/S/vB
36.Weaver
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
13.Avila* G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 75/70 .154/.267/.292/.559 .200/.583 .600 42/.691 1/0 2/2
26.Boesch* G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/1.500 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/5.000 ··· 94/81 .352/.362/.637/.999 1.538/.910 .777 82/1.062 1/0 4/3
24.Cabrera G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 4/.500 3/1.667 1/.000 ··· 12/.781 ··· ··· 6/2.100 189/152 .333/.418/.588/1.006 1.105/.983 1.189 102/.958 1/2 9/6
18.Damon* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/2.000 3/.000 1/.000 ··· 35/.727 11/1.255 ··· 37/.603 178/139 .287/.393/.433/.827 .822/.828 .790 99/.789 3/1 3/1
4.Everett G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 2/1.000 ··· ··· 12/1.083 ··· ··· 10/.311 71/50 .197/.217/.258/.475 .563/.438 .502 37/.435 2/1 0/0
15.Inge G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.000 3/.333 ··· ··· 15/.900 2/.500 1/no AB 14/1.434 173/134 .221/.289/.383/.672 .688/.667 .687 95/.653 0/1 4/2
14.Jackson G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· 191/149 .337/.393/.451/.844 .319/.994 .931 105/.847 6/1 1/1
32.Kelly* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 42/39 .250/.286/.325/.611 .333/.624 .527 22/.604 1/0 1/1
8.Laird G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 3/.666 ··· ··· 5/2.400 1/.000 1/.000 2/.000 105/70 .161/.250/.247/.497 .507/.492 .411 58/.497 1/0 1/1
30.Ordonez G/S/vP ··· 1/no AB ··· 3/.666 1/no AB ··· 11/.697 2/.000 ··· 44/.928 182/147 .312/.407/.461/.868 .900/.861 .838 98/.811 1/0 5/1
25.Raburn G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 56/37 .204/.304/.347/.651 .763/.582 .487 25/.615 0/0 0/3
39.Santiago# G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 3/1.667 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 2/.500 ··· 7/1.500 108/93 .261/.370/.315/.686 .400/.736 .776 67/.609 1/0 1/3
29.Worth G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 14/11 .308/.308/.308/.615 2.000/.200 .600 14/.615 0/0 0/0
IP 53.1 13.0 18.2 31.2 9.1 23.2 30.0 14.0 21.1 10.2 TOTAL .269/.347/.412/.759 .705/.773 .769 .742 19/7 33/45
ERA-K/9 2.87/6.6 4.85/6.9 1.45/14.0 3.41/7.9 1.93/8.7 1.90/4.9 6.30/6.3 7.71/6.4 5.06/5.5 3.38/6.7 4.28/7.9

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Avila (8-6-0)
 Laird (17-9-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 225/.262 56/.208 73/.225 127/.240 36/.094 100/.233 135/.287 76/.304 93/.256 44/.211 .251  Ordonez
 Jackson
 Damon
 Raburn
 Boesch
 Kelly
0/0/35/4
0/42/0/2
21/1/0/2
7/2/6/1
14/0/8/0
22/1/1/0
OPS .670 .580 .500 .567 .292 .665 .867 .964 .771 .621 .713
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 96/.644 20/.825 42/.452 52/.525 11/.091 51/.629 68/1.159 31/.573 35/.863 14/.721 .764
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 129/.690 36/.447 31/.566 75/.597 25/.374 49/.701 67/.582 45/1.254 58/.703 30/.575 .678
Home 113/.734 26/.335 46/.543 75/.497 17/.059 62/.823 77/.882 42/.902 45/1.089 23/.673
Last 28d days 137/.674 45/.532 48/.590 127/.567 30/.137 61/.602 84/.852 39/.937 51/.990 20/.411
HR/SB/CS 4/5/0 0/0/0 0/3/1 0/2/0 0/0/0 2/2/1 5/2/1 1/0/0 4/1/0 1/2/0 31/26/9
Usage ····X··· ·oo·o··· Xoo···oo X····X·· X···o·o· ···X···· ···X···· ···X·o·· X··ooX·o o··X·o··
Dodgers Batters (5.16 RS/G) vs. Tigers Pitchers (4.44 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 48.Porcello
G/S/vB
38.Bonderman
G/S/vB
40.Coke*
G/S/vB
58.Galarraga
G/S/vB
59.Ni*
G/S/vB
45.Perry
G/S/vB
36.Thomas*
G/S/vB
46.Valverde
G/S/vB
54.Zumaya
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
9.Anderson* G/S/vP ··· 28/.582 2/.000 6/.334 ··· ··· 3/1.334 1/3.000 3/.000 69/48 .138/.159/.231/.390 .198/.465 .199 31/.329 0/0 1/0
3.Belliard G/S/vP ··· 25/.423 ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 2/.000 2/.000 66/41 .293/.364/.466/.829 .657/.939 .598 34/.649 0/1 1/3
23.Blake G/S/vP ··· 45/.666 ··· 5/1.400 1/2.000 ··· 2/.500 ··· 6/1.933 160/120 .273/.354/.482/.836 .619/.907 .888 93/.722 0/1 6/7
14.Carroll G/S/vP 6/.900 1/.000 ··· 4/.250 2/1.000 2/1.000 ··· 5/.400 1/no AB 122/89 .273/.377/.303/.680 .495/.747 .654 96/.712 2/0 0/3
33.DeWitt* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 2/2.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 131/106 .276/.359/.397/.755 .755/.755 .866 74/.796 0/0 0/2
17.Ellis G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 20/14 .250/.316/.313/.628 .333/.785 .844 9/.444 0/0 0/1
21.Green G/S/vP 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 3/1.000 1/.000 3/1.667 1/.000 ··· ··· 9/1 .125/.222/.125/.347 .393/.000 .533 9/.347 0/0 0/0
5.Johnson G/S/vP ··· 12/.633 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/3.000 1/.000 5/.200 74/32 .290/.306/.406/.711 .853/.526 .631 44/.751 1/1 0/0
27.Kemp G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 3/2.667 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 196/147 .286/.352/.509/.861 .660/.930 .958 109/.734 6/8 9/3
7.Loney* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 5/1.200 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 4/.000 1/.000 183/133 .300/.339/.441/.780 .663/.824 .864 101/.814 6/2 4/1
55.Martin G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 6/.533 ··· ··· ··· 8/.250 1/.000 169/131 .262/.357/.379/.736 .558/.789 .588 101/.698 2/1 4/4
30.Paul* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 3/1.334 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB 48/46 .310/.356/.476/.832 1.500/.799 .928 43/.941 3/0 0/0
99.Ramirez G/S/vP ··· 25/.945 ··· 6/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 3/.333 2/1.000 99/85 .333/.444/.487/.932 .792/.955 .991 47/.680 0/1 2/0
IP 44.0 40.2 20.1 10.1 16.0 17.1 24.2 18.2 26.0 TOTAL .276/.346/.428/.775 .643/.821 .803 .742 28/16 38/33
ERA-K/9 5.93/4.7 4.43/8.2 3.54/7.1 5.23/7.0 2.25/10.1 2.60/8.3 4.38/4.0 0.48/6.3 2.08/10.0 4.12/6.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Ellis (6-0-1)
 Martin (20-9-2)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 200/.320 172/.239 90/.247 45/.275 74/.220 71/.214 113/.302 69/.117 106/.242 .255  Paul
 Anderson
 Ramirez
 Kemp
 Johnson
7/0/6/2
10/0/5/1
22/0/0/0
0/43/0/0
24/1/10/0
OPS .833 .633 .610 .883 .658 .658 .781 .415 .579 .707
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 114/.898 93/.710 43/.526 20/.956 31/.555 22/.686 38/.567 43/.427 49/.662 .721
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 86/.746 79/.544 47/.687 25/.825 43/.734 49/.643 75/.892 26/.397 57/.509 .694
Road 72/.997 100/.705 44/.633 22/1.259 38/.620 33/.750 57/.840 36/.508 56/.528
Last 28d days 108/.704 104/.638 49/.513 45/.883 34/.698 34/.477 56/.715 38/.273 61/.667
HR/SB/CS 3/4/3 2/6/2 0/1/0 2/0/0 1/0/1 1/0/0 1/0/1 1/0/0 0/3/0 28/25/15
Usage ····X··· ··X···o· ··X·o··o X·····X· X·····o· ··o···oX ·X······ ··X···Xo 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.