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Game Preview: TOR @ TBR, 7:10pm, Tuesday, June 8, 2010 @Tropicana Field

Blue Jays, 33-25, 33-254th, 4½ GB, 2½ GB in WC

SP: Brian Tallet (32, LHP, 1-1, 4.63)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. TBR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (1-1) 23.1 21 14 12 9 16 6 4.63
2009 (7-9) 160.2 169 99 95 72 120 20 5.32
2008 (1-2) 56.1 52 19 18 22 47 4 2.88
Last 7 GS 1-1 38.2 39 24 22 12 26 9 5.12 47
2010-06-01 TBR ND 5.2 4 0 0 3 4 0 82 62
2010-04-17 LAA L 5.0 5 4 4 1 3 2 88 43
2010-04-12 CHW ND 6.0 8 6 6 2 3 2 102 33
2010-04-07 @TEX W 6.2 4 4 2 3 6 2 93 57
2009-09-27 SEA ND 7.0 5 3 3 2 6 3 110 59
2009-09-22 BAL ND 6.1 11 5 5 0 3 0 90 34
2009-09-16 @NYY ND 2.0 2 2 2 1 1 0 39 44
Last 5 v.TBR 0-1 20.1 32 18 18 8 13 1 7.97 35
2010-06-01 TBR ND 5.2 4 0 0 3 4 0 82 62
2009-08-15 @TBR L 5.2 10 5 5 2 3 0 91 30
2009-07-25 TBR ND 6.0 7 5 5 1 2 0 94 39
2009-07-08 @TBR ND 3.0 11 8 8 2 4 1 84 7
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   17-14   Road:   16-11   ExtrInn: 2-2 
 vsRHP:  28-18   vsLHP:   5-7    1-Run:   8-11
 vsEast: 11-10   vsCntrl:11-5    vsWest: 10-8  IL: 1-2 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 58 Sun, Jun  6   NYY  L   3-4       33-25  3rd  4.5 gb
 57 Sat, Jun  5   NYY  W   3-2 (14)  33-24  3rd  3.5 gb
 56 Fri, Jun  4   NYY  W   6-1       32-24  3rd  4.5 gb
 55 Wed, Jun  2   TBR  L   3-7       31-24  4th  5.5 gb
 54 Tue, Jun  1   TBR  L   6-7       31-23  3rd  4.5 gb
 53 Mon, May 31   TBR  W   3-2       31-22  3rd  3.5 gb
 52 Sun, May 30   BAL  W   6-1       30-22  3rd  4.5 gb
 51 Sat, May 29   BAL  W   5-2       29-22  3rd  5.5 gb
 50 Fri, May 28   BAL  W   5-0       28-22  3rd  5.5 gb
 49 Wed, May 26  @LAA  L   5-6       27-22  4th  6.0 gb
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:18-12
Rays, 37-20, 37-201st, 2 up

SP: Jeff Niemann (27, RHP, 5-0, 2.79)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. TOR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (5-0) 71.0 57 22 22 21 45 8 2.79
2009 (13-6) 180.2 185 84 79 59 125 17 3.94
2008 (2-2) 16.0 18 12 9 8 14 3 5.06
Last 7 GS 4-0 49.0 39 14 14 16 30 4 2.57 60
2010-06-01 @TOR ND 6.1 9 5 5 1 4 2 86 38
2010-05-27 CHW W 8.0 3 1 1 3 5 1 94 74
2010-05-22 @HOU W 7.0 4 2 2 1 5 1 97 65
2010-05-17 CLE ND 6.0 10 3 3 3 3 0 94 40
2010-05-11 @LAA W 7.1 6 2 2 2 4 0 111 60
2010-05-06 @SEA W 7.0 4 0 0 2 6 0 99 73
2010-04-30 KCR ND 7.1 3 1 1 4 3 0 88 67
Last 5 v.TOR 2-1 33.1 35 20 19 8 22 6 5.13 48
2010-06-01 @TOR ND 6.1 9 5 5 1 4 2 86 38
2010-04-24 TOR ND 6.2 5 3 3 1 8 2 95 59
2009-08-24 @TOR W 6.1 8 6 5 3 3 1 104 35
2009-07-26 @TOR L 6.2 9 5 5 1 6 1 94 41
2009-06-29 @TOR W 7.1 4 1 1 2 1 0 100 65
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   15-12   Road:   22-8    ExtrInn: 3-2 
 vsRHP:  20-13   vsLHP:  17-7    1-Run:   9-7 
 vsEast: 16-8    vsCntrl: 8-5    vsWest: 11-6  IL: 2-1 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 57 Sun, Jun  6  @TEX  W   9-5       37-20  1st  2.0 up
 56 Sat, Jun  5  @TEX  L   1-6       36-20  1st  2.0 up
 55 Fri, Jun  4  @TEX  L   6-9       36-19  1st  2.0 up
 54 Wed, Jun  2  @TOR  W   7-3       36-18  1st  2.5 up
 53 Tue, Jun  1  @TOR  W   7-6       35-18  1st  2.5 up
 52 Mon, May 31  @TOR  L   2-3       34-18  1st  2.5 up
 51 Sun, May 30   CHW  L   5-8       34-17  1st  3.5 up
 50 Sat, May 29   CHW  W   8-5       34-16  1st  4.5 up
 49 Fri, May 28   CHW  L   2-4       33-16  1st  3.5 up
 48 Thu, May 27   CHW  W   5-1       33-15  1st  4.5 up
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:17-13
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Wed, Jun 02, 2010 TBR  7 @TOR  3        W:David Price (8-2), L: Shaun Marcum (5-2), S: none
Tue, Jun 01, 2010 TBR  7 @TOR  6        W:Grant Balfour (1-1), L: Kevin Gregg (0-2), S: Rafael Soriano (15)
Mon, May 31, 2010 TOR  3  TBR  2        W:Brandon Morrow (4-4), L: Matt Garza (5-4), S: Kevin Gregg (14)
Sun, Apr 25, 2010 TBR  6  TOR  0        W:David Price (3-1), L: Brandon Morrow (1-2), S: none
Sat, Apr 24, 2010 TBR  9  TOR  3        W:Dan Wheeler (1-0), L: Scott Downs (0-2), S: none
Fri, Apr 23, 2010 TOR  6 @TBR  5        W:Brett Cecil (1-0), L: Matt Garza (3-1), S: Kevin Gregg (5)

Sun, Sep 20, 2009 TBR  3  TOR  1        W:David Price (9-7), L: Roy Halladay (15-10), S: J.P. Howell (17)
Sat, Sep 19, 2009 TBR  4  TOR  0        W:Matt Garza (8-10), L: Ricky Romero (12-9), S: none
Fri, Sep 18, 2009 TBR 11  TOR  4        W:James Shields (10-11), L: Scott Richmond (6-10), S: none
Wed, Aug 26, 2009 TOR  3  TBR  2        W:Brandon League (2-5), L: J.P. Howell (6-4), S: none
Season Series: 2010 - TBR leads 4-2; 2009 - TBR won 14-4; 2008 - TBR won 11-7; All-Time - TOR leads 105-104

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  5.51

NYM  4.51

HOU  3.26

RA/G

SDP  3.30

CHC  4.42

ARI  5.84

BA

J. Morneau  .370

M. Bourn  .275

A. Ramirez  .168

OBP

J. Morneau  .483

K. Morales  .346

A. Ramirez  .232

SLG

J. Morneau  .688

D. Jeter  .433

G. Beckham  .242

OPS

J. Morneau  1.171

J. Damon  .785

A. Ramirez  .517

ERA

U. Jimenez  .93

R. Dempster  3.76

G. Floyd  6.64

K/9IP

B. Morrow  10.41

C. Richard  6.65

N. Blackburn  2.27

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Blue Jays Batters (5.09 RS/G) vs. Rays Pitchers (3.63 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 34.Niemann
G/S/vB
50.Balfour
G/S/vB
53.Benoit
G/S/vB
36.Choate*
G/S/vB
31.Cormier
G/S/vB
21.Sonnanstine
G/S/vB
29.Soriano
G/S/vB
35.Wheeler
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
19.Bautista G/S/vP 12/.542 8/.542 1/4.000 1/.000 4/.000 3/.000 3/.000 11/.455 244/197 .250/.377/.605/.982 .729/1.043 1.006 93/1.334 3/2 18/3
14.Buck G/S/vP 6/.967 2/.000 3/.000 ··· 1/2.000 3/1.000 2/.000 5/1.000 167/138 .255/.293/.510/.803 1.131/.731 .749 61/.599 0/0 9/1
12.Encarnacion G/S/vP 3/.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 4/.500 ··· 4/.250 4/.000 101/75 .224/.317/.565/.882 .607/.950 1.073 64/1.004 1/0 8/6
11.Gonzalez G/S/vP 6/.334 2/1.000 2/.000 5/.650 7/1.857 3/.000 5/.450 15/.667 236/186 .262/.297/.502/.799 .560/.865 .804 89/.657 1/0 12/9
2.Hill G/S/vP 18/.556 6/1.500 3/1.667 1/no AB 3/2.334 15/.734 2/.000 9/.597 197/152 .186/.289/.355/.644 .429/.706 .469 99/.666 1/0 8/2
15.Lewis* G/S/vP 7/1.429 ··· ··· 2/1.500 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 195/153 .291/.325/.484/.808 .797/.812 .825 94/.767 4/2 4/0
26.Lind* G/S/vP 16/1.357 3/.000 3/.666 11/.182 6/1.300 8/1.125 1/.000 8/.875 244/180 .210/.279/.370/.649 .275/.785 .641 92/.619 0/0 8/0
18.McCoy G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 46/31 .190/.261/.262/.523 .733/.427 .328 8/.000 4/1 0/0
6.McDonald G/S/vP ··· 5/.750 4/.500 ··· 2/.000 11/.400 1/.000 4/.000 47/33 .250/.267/.409/.676 .462/.764 .926 10/.844 0/0 0/0
8.Molina G/S/vP 3/.000 3/.000 8/.804 ··· 5/1.600 9/.889 3/.000 3/.000 57/40 .294/.368/.333/.702 .301/.879 .836 27/.830 0/0 0/0
35.Overbay* G/S/vP 15/1.133 8/.625 5/.200 8/.393 9/2.042 11/1.493 4/1.500 10/.900 233/182 .230/.302/.407/.708 .549/.756 .499 95/.931 1/0 7/3
7.Reed* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 7/.286 ··· 1/2.000 3/.000 2/.000 1/2.000 19/17 .167/.211/.333/.544 .500/.529 .636 14/.500 1/0 1/0
10.Wells G/S/vP 15/.204 9/1.111 12/.250 8/1.250 6/.000 16/.783 7/.929 17/.181 242/191 .306/.355/.613/.968 .729/1.026 .790 91/.905 2/1 15/0
IP 71.0 25.1 12.2 15.0 22.0 25.2 22.2 18.0 TOTAL .245/.312/.470/.782 .608/.832 .746 .819 22/7 97/30
ERA-K/9 2.79/5.7 1.78/8.9 0.71/12.8 6.00/9.6 4.50/3.3 3.51/5.3 1.59/7.9 3.00/9.0 3.32/7.0

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Buck (24-6-1)
 Molina (4-10-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 285/.222 99/.215 43/.100 66/.250 101/.319 108/.250 87/.188 71/.172 .240  Bautista
 Wells
 Lewis
 McCoy
 Reed
 Lind
0/1/30/2
0/55/0/2
35/5/4/1
5/1/2/0
5/0/3/0
9/0/0/0
OPS .649 .567 .338 .686 .853 .756 .541 .582 .695
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 138/.768 38/.697 22/.282 51/.471 61/.785 52/.772 34/.531 12/.450 .695
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 147/.539 61/.489 21/.393 15/1.446 40/.956 56/.740 53/.546 59/.606 .695
Home 114/.645 46/.661 21/.195 46/.691 56/1.038 65/.799 43/.592 38/.496
Last 28d days 113/.743 40/.591 29/.323 26/.535 45/.961 51/.814 36/.395 30/.815
HR/SB/CS 8/4/1 1/0/1 1/0/0 2/1/1 1/3/1 4/1/0 1/1/0 2/0/1 59/26/18
Usage ······X· ·X····X· ·Xo····o ·o·o··oo ···o···· ···X···· ·o···Xo· ·o·····o
Rays Batters (5.19 RS/G) vs. Blue Jays Pitchers (4.24 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 56.Tallet*
G/S/vB
57.Camp
G/S/vB
37.Downs*
G/S/vB
54.Frasor
G/S/vB
63.Gregg
G/S/vB
44.Janssen
G/S/vB
50.Lewis*
G/S/vB
28.Marcum
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
16.Aybar# G/S/vP 8/.625 3/.000 4/2.250 6/1.267 3/2.667 1/2.000 ··· 7/.143 99/36 .245/.273/.415/.688 .668/.802 .838 46/.602 0/0 4/0
9.Blalock* G/S/vP 5/1.150 3/.666 13/.154 7/.453 10/.000 10/1.250 ··· 3/.666 43/38 .225/.279/.325/.604 .400/.632 .467 43/.604 1/1 1/1
15.Brignac* G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 2/3.000 1/.000 4/.750 137/121 .299/.350/.441/.791 .670/.807 .853 72/.814 2/1 2/6
13.Crawford* G/S/vP 19/.977 8/1.167 19/.977 14/.428 13/1.021 11/.700 ··· 12/.334 250/154 .299/.352/.469/.821 .753/.862 .848 105/.754 18/4 5/1
28.Jaso* G/S/vP ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· 3/.333 1/no AB ··· 1/.000 123/101 .307/.423/.465/.888 .652/.940 .659 70/.814 1/0 3/3
19.Kapler G/S/vP 11/.920 4/.000 6/.666 3/.666 4/.000 ··· ··· 3/.333 89/21 .224/.318/.289/.608 .599/.631 .616 37/.575 1/1 1/0
3.Longoria G/S/vP 14/.974 6/.333 7/.929 6/.334 3/2.167 2/1.000 ··· 7/.286 248/158 .312/.383/.564/.947 .945/.948 1.096 103/.880 10/2 11/8
30.Navarro# G/S/vP 17/.938 5/1.400 7/.286 3/.333 5/1.467 4/.833 ··· 12/.546 109/53 .202/.286/.245/.530 .507/.544 .562 36/.633 0/1 0/3
23.Pena* G/S/vP 18/.472 8/1.417 18/.774 12/.969 5/1.400 3/.000 ··· 9/.476 230/147 .175/.296/.351/.646 .601/.672 .604 96/.635 2/1 9/3
1.Rodriguez G/S/vP 1/no AB 3/.666 1/.000 ··· 1/3.000 ··· ··· 7/.929 111/81 .245/.284/.382/.667 .849/.596 .430 52/.738 0/1 2/1
10.Shoppach G/S/vP 3/.000 2/.500 1/.000 2/1.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 3/.000 17/7 .231/.412/.308/.719 1.171/.143 .708 8/.700 0/0 0/0
2.Upton G/S/vP 15/1.033 8/.500 10/1.194 15/.421 3/1.000 5/2.000 ··· 14/.774 217/140 .229/.318/.417/.735 .923/.637 .651 88/.808 17/4 6/3
18.Zobrist# G/S/vP 14/1.269 7/.929 5/1.100 8/1.225 3/.333 1/no AB ··· 6/.666 244/158 .314/.386/.448/.834 .686/.907 .728 101/.999 9/1 4/1
IP 23.1 31.0 26.0 23.0 25.0 23.2 16.2 81.1 TOTAL .257/.335/.409/.745 .705/.766 .726 .750 64/19 51/45
ERA-K/9 4.63/6.2 2.32/4.9 3.81/7.3 5.09/10.6 4.32/11.5 4.56/8.4 3.24/7.5 2.77/6.9 4.08/7.8

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Jaso (15-9-3)
 Navarro (8-7-0)
 Shoppach (3-2-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 101/.231 118/.220 106/.237 107/.290 109/.253 102/.264 65/.200 324/.224 .244  Crawford
 Zobrist
 Upton
 Kapler
 Brignac
 Rodriguez
 Blalock
56/0/0/6
0/3/49/3
0/55/0/2
5/0/28/0
0/0/2/0
2/6/0/0
0/0/1/0
OPS .784 .619 .663 .781 .757 .707 .595 .609 .689
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 30/.233 47/.662 34/.752 44/.940 53/.671 46/.685 29/.776 168/.446 .624
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 71/1.041 71/.591 72/.625 63/.678 56/.826 56/.719 36/.456 156/.789 .730
Road 28/.650 49/.772 58/.487 59/.858 58/.827 39/.671 35/.514 128/.579
Last 28d days 24/.604 43/.512 43/.776 35/.452 50/1.088 36/.719 34/.673 134/.582
HR/SB/CS 6/3/0 3/4/1 2/2/0 1/4/0 2/1/0 1/1/1 2/0/0 5/2/3 39/28/16
Usage ······X· ··X···oo ·oo··ooo ·X·X·oo· ··X···XX ··X···o· ·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.