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Game Preview: TOR @ TBR, 7:10pm, Monday, August 30, 2010 @Tropicana Field

Blue Jays, 68-62, 68-62 4th, 12 GB, 5 GB in WC

SP: Brett Cecil (23, LHP, 11-6, 3.80)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. TBR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (11-6) 139.2 128 61 59 44 100 14 3.80
2009 (7-4) 93.1 116 59 55 38 69 17 5.30
Last 7 GS 3-1 46.2 47 18 18 17 33 5 3.47 53
2010-08-25 NYY W 8.0 7 2 2 2 5 1 106 63
2010-08-20 @BOS W 6.2 9 2 2 3 6 0 111 51
2010-08-14 @LAA L 5.2 10 7 7 1 1 3 72 21
2010-08-06 TBR W 7.0 4 1 1 2 9 0 112 72
2010-07-31 CLE ND 6.0 5 1 1 5 5 0 114 58
2010-07-25 @DET ND 7.0 6 2 2 1 6 1 101 62
2010-07-19 @KCR ND 6.1 6 3 3 3 1 0 94 47
Last 5 v.TBR 4-1 30.2 23 13 12 12 29 6 3.52 57
2010-08-06 TBR W 7.0 4 1 1 2 9 0 112 72
2010-06-10 @TBR W 6.2 3 1 1 3 2 1 109 63
2010-04-23 @TBR W 6.2 6 4 4 1 8 2 94 53
2009-08-25 TBR L 3.1 6 6 5 3 3 2 76 26
2009-07-26 TBR W 7.0 4 1 1 3 7 1 99 69
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   35-27   Road:   33-35   ExtrInn: 4-5 
 vsRHP:  57-45   vsLHP:  11-17   1-Run:  19-24
 vsEast: 29-22   vsCntrl:19-18   vsWest: 13-11 IL: 7-11

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
130 Sun, Aug 29   DET  L   4-10      68-62  4th 12.0 gb
129 Sat, Aug 28   DET  W   5-4       68-61  4th 11.0 gb
128 Fri, Aug 27   DET  W   3-2 (11)  67-61  4th 11.0 gb
127 Thu, Aug 26   DET  L   1-7       66-61  4th 12.0 gb
126 Wed, Aug 25   NYY  W   6-3       66-60  4th 11.5 gb
125 Tue, Aug 24   NYY  L   5-11      65-60  4th 12.5 gb
124 Mon, Aug 23   NYY  W   3-2       65-59  4th 11.5 gb
123 Sun, Aug 22  @BOS  L   0-5       64-59  4th 12.5 gb
122 Sat, Aug 21  @BOS  L   4-5 (11)  64-58  4th 11.5 gb
121 Fri, Aug 20  @BOS  W  16-2       64-57  4th 10.5 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:17-13
Rays, 80-50, 80-50 1st, Tied

SP: Wade Davis (24, RHP, 10-9, 4.41)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. TOR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (10-9) 126.2 129 62 62 51 82 20 4.41
2009 (2-2) 36.1 33 19 15 13 36 2 3.72
Last 7 GS 5-0 44.0 46 19 19 13 25 7 3.89 51
2010-08-24 @LAA W 5.1 6 2 2 3 5 0 85 50
2010-08-05 MIN ND 6.0 10 6 6 1 2 1 81 29
2010-07-30 NYY W 7.0 4 2 2 3 6 1 115 64
2010-07-25 @CLE W 6.1 7 2 2 1 4 0 100 54
2010-07-19 @BAL W 8.0 7 1 1 1 3 0 110 66
2010-07-08 CLE W 7.0 4 2 2 4 4 2 112 61
2010-07-03 @MIN ND 4.1 8 4 4 0 1 3 73 32
Last 5 v.TOR 0-1 7.0 7 3 3 1 7 1 3.86 57
2010-06-10 TOR L 7.0 7 3 3 1 7 1 105 57
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   41-25   Road:   39-25   ExtrInn: 7-4 
 vsRHP:  50-36   vsLHP:  30-14   1-Run:  23-22
 vsEast: 31-19   vsCntrl:24-11   vsWest: 18-9  IL: 7-11

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
130 Sun, Aug 29   BOS  W   5-3       80-50  1st    Tied
129 Sat, Aug 28   BOS  W   3-2 (10)  79-50  1st    Tied
128 Fri, Aug 27   BOS  L   1-3       78-50  1st    Tied
127 Wed, Aug 25  @LAA  L   3-12      78-49  1st    Tied
126 Tue, Aug 24  @LAA  W  10-3       78-48  1st    Tied
125 Mon, Aug 23  @LAA  W   4-3       77-48  1st    Tied
124 Sun, Aug 22  @OAK  W   3-2       76-48  2nd  1.0 gb
123 Sat, Aug 21  @OAK  W   5-4       75-48  2nd  1.0 gb
122 Fri, Aug 20  @OAK  L   4-5       74-48  2nd  1.0 gb
121 Thu, Aug 19  @OAK  L   3-4       74-47  2nd  1.0 gb
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:13-7    Last 30:18-12
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sun, Aug 08, 2010 TOR  1  TBR  0        W:Brandon Morrow (9-6), L: Andy Sonnanstine (2-1), S: none
Sat, Aug 07, 2010 TOR 17  TBR 11        W:Brian Tallet (2-4), L: James Shields (10-10), S: none
Fri, Aug 06, 2010 TOR  2  TBR  1        W:Brett Cecil (9-5), L: Matt Garza (11-6), S: Kevin Gregg (25)
Thu, Jun 10, 2010 TOR  3 @TBR  2        W:Brett Cecil (7-2), L: Wade Davis (5-6), S: Kevin Gregg (15)
Wed, Jun 09, 2010 TBR 10  TOR  1        W:David Price (9-2), L: Shaun Marcum (5-3), S: none
Tue, Jun 08, 2010 TBR  9  TOR  0        W:Jeff Niemann (6-0), L: Brian Tallet (1-2), S: none
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
Season Series: 2010 - tied 6-6; 2009 - TBR won 14-4; 2008 - TBR won 11-7; All-Time - TOR leads 109-106

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  5.36

DET  4.50

SEA  3.25

RA/G

SDP  3.47

CIN  4.33

ARI  5.42

BA

J. Hamilton  .359

F. Sanchez  .287

L. Valbuena  .165

OBP

M. Cabrera  .437

O. Hudson  .359

B. Wood  .190

SLG

M. Cabrera  .647

C. Young  .469

R. Tejada  .207

OPS

M. Cabrera  1.084

A. Rodriguez  .818

B. Wood  .410

ERA

C. Buchholz  2.21

C. Billingsley  3.73

B. Bergesen  5.55

K/9IP

B. Morrow  10.93

A. Sanchez  6.99

M. Buehrle  3.87

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Blue Jays Batters (4.65 RS/G) vs. Rays Pitchers (3.85 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 40.Davis
G/S/vB
53.Benoit
G/S/vB
36.Choate*
G/S/vB
31.Cormier
G/S/vB
55.Qualls
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 3/.000 1/4.000 1/.000 5/.000 10/.925 6/.167 3/.000 13/.481 547/447 .266/.382/.620/1.002 .864/1.032 .830 104/1.155 6/2 42/6
14.Buck G/S/vP 3/1.334 4/.500 ··· 2/1.000 2/1.000 3/1.000 2/.000 5/1.000 334/270 .284/.314/.489/.803 1.179/.711 .870 36/.773 0/0 14/1
5.Escobar G/S/vP 2/1.500 ··· 1/2.000 2/1.000 3/.333 4/1.417 ··· 2/.000 465/365 .255/.338/.321/.659 .807/.620 .698 94/.688 5/2 3/14
2.Hill G/S/vP 4/1.000 4/1.250 3/.667 4/1.750 2/.000 17/.647 2/.000 9/.597 474/364 .209/.279/.386/.665 .477/.719 .584 93/.653 1/2 19/7
15.Lewis* G/S/vP 4/.500 1/.000 3/1.000 ··· 5/.000 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 449/353 .265/.335/.428/.762 .678/.786 .789 78/.578 15/5 8/3
26.Lind* G/S/vP 3/.666 3/.666 14/.142 7/1.571 1/.000 10/.900 1/.000 8/.875 510/386 .235/.290/.416/.706 .332/.829 .619 90/.933 0/0 19/0
18.McCoy G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 55/37 .196/.255/.255/.509 .600/.466 .382 1/.000 4/1 0/1
6.McDonald G/S/vP ··· 4/.500 ··· 2/.000 1/.000 11/.400 1/.000 4/.000 110/82 .257/.278/.467/.744 .852/.707 .633 28/1.060 1/0 4/1
8.Molina G/S/vP 2/.000 8/.804 ··· 5/1.600 ··· 11/.864 3/.000 4/.000 156/116 .254/.316/.366/.682 .387/.786 .688 40/.358 1/0 4/1
35.Overbay* G/S/vP 3/.333 6/.167 9/.583 10/2.075 7/2.381 13/1.205 4/1.500 10/.900 498/386 .247/.334/.428/.762 .733/.770 .712 76/.863 1/0 16/5
45.Snider* G/S/vP ··· ··· 4/.500 1/2.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 3/.333 212/173 .242/.307/.443/.750 .739/.753 .768 73/.636 3/2 8/2
10.Wells G/S/vP 3/.000 12/.250 9/1.111 7/.000 1/no AB 18/.807 7/.929 18/.343 522/418 .266/.318/.497/.815 .639/.856 .698 94/.633 5/3 23/0
1.Wise* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 3/.666 ··· 4/1.000 64/56 .258/.270/.500/.770 .250/.846 .943 8/.250 3/0 3/0
IP 126.2 48.1 36.0 51.0 48.0 68.1 52.1 41.1 TOTAL .250/.314/.453/.767 .666/.795 .725 .757 44/16 197/74
ERA-K/9 4.41/5.8 1.49/11.9 4.50/8.2 4.06/3.4 7.69/7.5 4.21/5.9 1.72/7.7 3.05/9.4 3.64/7.4

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Buck (36-13-1)
 Molina (17-14-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 551/.264 175/.146 153/.254 234/.299 230/.347 295/.245 199/.167 164/.204 .241  Bautista
 Wells
 Wise
 Snider
 Lewis
 McDonald
 Lind
 McCoy
0/1/94/11
0/122/0/4
8/12/8/2
26/0/28/2
81/7/7/1
2/0/0/0
15/0/0/0
5/2/2/0
OPS .783 .457 .674 .835 .927 .741 .506 .665 .704
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 300/.818 82/.588 112/.519 129/.812 107/1.019 129/.695 95/.599 34/.669 .708
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 251/.742 93/.343 41/1.131 105/.864 123/.848 166/.775 104/.423 130/.664 .701
Home 312/.775 95/.432 95/.627 122/.897 128/.952 131/.786 106/.537 88/.567
Last 28d days 54/.910 46/.735 42/.654 61/.724 36/.828 91/.678 35/.264 28/.786
HR/SB/CS 20/9/4 5/1/0 2/1/1 5/3/1 6/5/1 10/6/0 3/3/0 5/1/1 137/65/23
Usage ·····X·· oX····oo ooo···o· ····XX·· ·o···oo· ····XX·· oo····oX ··o··o··
Rays Batters (4.97 RS/G) vs. Blue Jays Pitchers (4.40 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
63.Gregg
G/S/vB
44.Janssen
G/S/vB
28.Marcum
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
16.Aybar# G/S/vP 10/1.389 3/.000 3/2.334 4/2.250 7/1.071 5/1.850 2/1.000 7/.143 270/138 .238/.312/.356/.668 .729/.630 .707 70/.550 0/0 5/0
8.Bartlett G/S/vP 12/.334 14/1.371 5/.400 7/.762 7/1.238 3/.000 5/.800 12/.258 435/287 .251/.327/.341/.668 .703/.650 .670 90/.739 10/5 3/10
15.Brignac* G/S/vP 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 3/1.667 6/.500 278/237 .256/.306/.380/.686 .684/.685 .590 26/.235 3/3 6/9
13.Crawford* G/S/vP 7/.714 8/1.167 5/.000 19/.977 15/.400 13/1.021 11/.700 15/.400 534/356 .296/.348/.475/.823 .670/.899 .875 97/.678 41/9 15/2
28.Jaso* G/S/vP 3/.000 3/.666 ··· 1/.000 ··· 3/.333 1/no AB 1/.000 321/270 .280/.388/.396/.783 .582/.820 .642 66/.836 4/0 4/4
24.Johnson* G/S/vP ··· 5/.000 ··· 4/1.500 5/.800 2/.000 2/2.000 ··· 67/54 .160/.358/.300/.658 1.087/.571 .582 67/.658 0/0 2/0
20.Joyce* G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 2/.500 ··· 1/no AB 3/.666 178/159 .225/.365/.465/.830 .164/.916 .732 74/.726 2/2 7/1
3.Longoria G/S/vP 14/1.083 6/.333 5/.900 7/.929 7/.572 5/1.600 2/1.000 10/.844 569/394 .295/.371/.513/.884 .996/.834 .960 105/.883 15/5 19/12
23.Pena* G/S/vP 12/1.424 9/1.921 8/.625 18/.774 12/.969 6/1.500 4/.250 11/.384 477/326 .213/.342/.441/.782 .709/.816 .839 55/.857 5/1 25/5
1.Rodriguez G/S/vP 6/.833 5/.400 2/.000 1/.000 1/2.000 2/4.000 1/.000 9/1.431 318/221 .261/.310/.412/.722 .914/.638 .689 52/.874 10/3 8/5
10.Shoppach G/S/vP 7/.286 2/.500 ··· 2/1.000 2/1.000 1/.000 2/.000 6/.367 139/72 .191/.314/.322/.636 .834/.446 .649 40/.704 0/0 3/1
2.Upton G/S/vP 14/.377 10/.400 6/.000 10/1.194 16/.467 3/1.000 6/1.667 17/.879 487/335 .233/.320/.415/.735 .951/.642 .766 101/.810 37/7 13/5
18.Zobrist# G/S/vP 14/.690 8/1.500 2/.000 5/1.100 10/.929 5/.200 2/.500 8/.750 525/361 .252/.358/.354/.713 .673/.724 .707 98/.515 23/3 7/2
IP 139.2 59.2 6.2 51.2 50.1 48.1 60.1 157.0 TOTAL .251/.337/.403/.740 .740/.740 .742 .719 152/41 123/76
ERA-K/9 3.80/6.4 2.72/5.7 5.40/4.0 2.79/7.0 4.11/9.5 3.35/9.7 3.73/8.1 3.61/7.5 4.16/7.5

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Jaso (32-10-6)
 Shoppach (20-5-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 572/.244 236/.242 31/.308 205/.217 225/.254 205/.226 258/.276 645/.243 .252  Crawford
 Zobrist
 Joyce
 Upton
 Rodriguez
 Johnson
 Brignac
117/0/0/7
1/12/92/5
9/0/32/2
0/123/0/2
4/9/8/0
1/0/0/0
0/0/2/0
OPS .690 .708 1.015 .606 .699 .692 .740 .691 .725
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 132/.516 87/.869 12/.350 76/.549 92/.793 98/.643 114/.785 330/.516 .677
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 440/.744 149/.615 19/1.438 129/.637 133/.638 107/.733 144/.704 315/.878 .756
Road 344/.698 116/.850 14/.685 119/.490 130/.797 101/.759 122/.637 350/.691
Last 28d days 113/.812 39/.643 31/1.015 29/.960 36/.438 29/.656 53/.848 131/.766
HR/SB/CS 14/4/2 7/6/1 2/1/0 3/3/0 2/5/1 4/2/0 6/3/1 20/5/6 123/55/29
Usage ····X··· ··Xo··o· X·oo·o·· ·Xo···o· ·oo·X··X ·oX·X·o· o··X·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.