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Game Preview: TBR @ TEX, 8:05pm, Friday, June 4, 2010 @Rangers Ballpark in Arlington

Rays, 36-18, 36-181st, 2 up

SP: Wade Davis (24, RHP, 5-4, 4.04)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. TEX Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (5-4) 55.2 52 25 25 29 36 9 4.04
2009 (2-2) 36.1 33 19 15 13 36 2 3.72
Last 7 GS 4-3 38.2 41 20 20 18 23 7 4.66 47
2010-05-29 CHW W 6.1 6 3 3 2 2 2 110 49
2010-05-24 BOS L 3.2 7 5 5 3 0 1 97 24
2010-05-19 @NYY W 5.2 7 2 2 3 7 1 108 51
2010-05-14 SEA L 6.0 5 3 3 3 2 2 111 49
2010-05-08 @OAK L 5.0 6 3 3 2 3 0 99 44
2010-05-02 KCR W 7.0 3 0 0 3 5 0 102 73
2010-04-27 OAK W 5.0 7 4 4 2 4 1 95 39
Has never faced TEX as starter.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   15-12   Road:   21-6    ExtrInn: 3-2 
 vsRHP:  19-12   vsLHP:  17-6    1-Run:   9-7 
 vsEast: 16-8    vsCntrl: 8-5    vsWest: 10-4  IL: 2-1 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 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
 47 Wed, May 26   BOS  L   3-11      32-15  1st  3.5 up
 46 Tue, May 25   BOS  L   0-2       32-14  1st  4.5 up
 45 Mon, May 24   BOS  L   1-6       32-13  1st  5.5 up
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:19-11
Rangers, 28-25, 28-251st, Tied

SP: C.J. Wilson (29, LHP, 3-3, 3.48)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. TBR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (3-3) 64.2 53 27 25 24 47 4 3.48
2009 (5-6) 73.2 66 29 23 32 84 3 2.81
2008 (2-2) 46.1 49 35 31 27 41 8 6.02
Last 7 GS 2-2 45.0 37 22 22 17 31 4 4.40 53
2010-05-29 @MIN L 6.0 4 5 5 2 3 1 102 45
2010-05-23 CHC L 5.2 7 5 5 3 5 1 108 37
2010-05-18 LAA ND 4.1 7 7 7 1 5 2 91 25
2010-05-13 OAK ND 7.0 4 1 1 3 5 0 108 67
2010-05-07 KCR W 9.0 5 1 1 2 4 0 113 75
2010-05-02 @SEA ND 7.0 5 1 1 3 4 0 114 64
2010-04-27 CHW W 6.0 5 2 2 3 5 0 104 56
Has never faced TBR as starter.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   18-9    Road:   10-16   ExtrInn: 4-3 
 vsRHP:  19-17   vsLHP:   9-8    1-Run:  11-10
 vsEast:  4-10   vsCntrl:13-9    vsWest: 10-4  IL: 1-2 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 53 Thu, Jun  3  @CHW  L   3-4       28-25  1st    Tied
 52 Wed, Jun  2  @CHW  W   9-5       28-24  1st  1.0 up
 51 Tue, Jun  1  @CHW  W   9-6       27-24  1st    Tied
 50 Sun, May 30  @MIN  L   3-6       26-24  2nd  0.5 gb
 49 Sat, May 29  @MIN  L   3-8       26-23  2nd  0.5 gb
 48 Fri, May 28  @MIN  L   1-2       26-22  1st  0.5 up
 47 Wed, May 26  @KCR  L   2-5       26-21  1st  2.0 up
 46 Tue, May 25  @KCR  W   8-7       26-20  1st  3.0 up
 45 Sun, May 23   CHC  L   4-5       25-20  1st  2.0 up
 44 Sat, May 22   CHC  L   4-5 (10)  25-19  1st  3.0 up
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:17-13
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sun, Sep 27, 2009 TBR  7 @TEX  6        W:Randy Choate (1-0), L: Frank Francisco (2-3), S: Lance Cormier (2)
Sat, Sep 26, 2009 TEX 15  TBR  3        W:Kevin Millwood (12-10), L: Matt Garza (8-11), S: none
Fri, Sep 25, 2009 TEX  8  TBR  3        W:Derek Holland (8-12), L: James Shields (10-12), S: none
Sun, Aug 23, 2009 TEX  4 @TBR  0        W:Scott Feldman (13-4), L: David Price (6-6), S: none
Sat, Aug 22, 2009 TBR  5  TEX  4 (10)   W:Grant Balfour (5-2), L: Jason Grilli (1-3), S: none
Fri, Aug 21, 2009 TBR  5  TEX  3        W:Scott Kazmir (8-7), L: Dustin Nippert (4-2), S: J.P. Howell (15)
Sun, Jul 05, 2009 TEX  5  TBR  2        W:Scott Feldman (7-2), L: Matt Garza (6-6), S: Frank Francisco (14)
Sat, Jul 04, 2009 TEX 12  TBR  4        W:Derek Holland (2-5), L: David Price (2-3), S: none
Fri, Jul 03, 2009 TEX  3  TBR  1        W:Tommy Hunter (1-1), L: Scott Kazmir (4-5), S: Frank Francisco (13)
Sun, Aug 17, 2008 TBR  7 @TEX  4        W:Scott Kazmir (9-6), L: Dustin Nippert (1-3), S: Dan Wheeler (5)
Season Series: 2010 -  0-0; 2009 - TEX won 6-3; 2008 - TBR won 6-3; All-Time - TEX leads 66-49

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  5.69

LAA  4.52

HOU  3.22

RA/G

SDP  3.26

CHC  4.47

ARI  5.98

BA

R. Cano  .373

J. Drew  .271

A. Ramirez  .162

OBP

J. Morneau  .480

J. Hamilton  .341

A. Ramirez  .227

SLG

M. Cabrera  .684

N. Markakis  .425

G. Beckham  .241

OPS

J. Morneau  1.154

P. Sandoval  .778

A. Ramirez  .496

ERA

U. Jimenez  .78

J. Verlander  3.75

G. Floyd  6.64

K/9IP

B. Morrow  10.42

C. Richard  6.65

N. Blackburn  2.36

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Rays Batters (5.19 RS/G) vs. Rangers Pitchers (4.62 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 36.Wilson*
G/S/vB
30.Feliz
G/S/vB
50.Francisco
G/S/vB
48.Lewis
G/S/vB
57.Nippert
G/S/vB
56.O'Day
G/S/vB
28.Oliver*
G/S/vB
49.Ray
G/S/vB
46.Strop
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
16.Aybar# G/S/vP 2/2.000 1/2.000 2/.000 ··· 5/.933 1/.000 3/1.334 1/.000 ··· 94/35 .247/.277/.427/.704 .680/.827 .577 53/.613 0/0 4/0
8.Bartlett G/S/vP 3/1.667 1/.000 4/.833 1/.000 5/1.000 5/1.100 3/1.667 4/.500 ··· 212/131 .231/.327/.330/.657 .636/.669 .682 86/.623 3/2 1/6
9.Blalock* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 9/.444 7/1.914 ··· 37/33 .235/.297/.324/.621 .500/.636 .930 37/.621 1/0 1/1
15.Brignac* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 127/112 .299/.354/.453/.807 .718/.819 .767 68/.841 1/1 2/6
13.Crawford* G/S/vP 10/.644 1/.000 2/1.000 6/.750 3/.000 5/.400 4/2.417 5/.650 ··· 235/143 .316/.371/.498/.868 .765/.932 .885 108/.790 17/4 5/1
28.Jaso* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 112/90 .304/.420/.435/.854 .652/.904 1.126 68/.782 0/0 2/3
19.Kapler G/S/vP 1/no AB ··· ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 87/21 .230/.326/.297/.623 .618/.631 .629 44/.576 1/1 1/0
3.Longoria G/S/vP 3/.000 1/.000 3/.333 ··· 3/1.667 5/.900 3/5.000 4/.500 ··· 234/148 .316/.385/.563/.948 .928/.958 .801 107/.846 10/2 10/7
30.Navarro# G/S/vP 2/.000 1/.000 3/1.334 ··· 4/.000 4/.500 3/1.000 5/.900 ··· 108/52 .204/.288/.247/.536 .507/.555 .521 42/.639 0/1 0/3
23.Pena* G/S/vP 5/.400 1/.000 3/.000 1/.000 5/2.600 ··· 8/.875 6/.900 ··· 216/137 .176/.296/.346/.642 .599/.668 .680 94/.566 2/1 8/3
1.Rodriguez G/S/vP ··· ··· 4/.500 ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 101/73 .239/.283/.359/.642 .839/.561 .821 48/.713 0/1 1/0
2.Upton G/S/vP 4/.250 2/.000 2/.000 ··· 5/2.100 6/.000 4/.000 6/.000 ··· 204/131 .225/.309/.418/.726 .934/.616 .798 87/.722 15/4 6/3
18.Zobrist# G/S/vP 4/.250 2/.000 5/.400 ··· 6/1.500 1/2.000 2/.000 5/1.200 ··· 230/148 .307/.374/.442/.817 .626/.912 .900 105/.947 9/1 4/1
IP 64.2 25.1 23.1 69.2 26.0 21.2 28.0 23.1 1.0 TOTAL .258/.336/.410/.745 .699/.771 .763 .724 59/18 47/43
ERA-K/9 3.48/6.5 2.84/9.2 3.86/11.6 3.62/8.5 4.85/8.7 2.49/6.6 1.61/10.3 3.47/4.6 0.00/9.0 4.28/7.3

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Jaso (15-8-3)
 Navarro (8-6-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 270/.222 100/.196 102/.267 290/.211 120/.260 87/.256 106/.211 99/.209 3/.000 .251  Crawford
 Zobrist
 Upton
 Rodriguez
 Kapler
 Brignac
53/0/0/5
0/3/47/3
0/52/0/2
2/6/0/0
5/0/27/0
0/0/2/0
OPS .606 .586 .749 .660 .818 .660 .585 .697 .333 .738
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 66/.303 51/.301 40/.849 157/.699 56/.984 30/.985 48/.537 44/.843 1/.000 .736
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 204/.704 49/.899 62/.683 133/.615 64/.683 57/.487 58/.628 55/.570 2/.500 .739
Home 163/.626 67/.774 60/.699 108/.680 73/.869 41/.649 42/.367 54/.727 /
Last 28d days 100/.728 42/.451 41/.460 131/.733 49/.675 47/.728 52/.431 48/.759 3/.333
HR/SB/CS 4/4/3 2/0/0 2/3/1 8/3/1 4/7/0 1/1/1 2/4/2 3/2/0 0/0/0 59/34/13
Usage ·····X·· ··X····· ··o·X·o· X·····X· ·····X·· o·X·o··· X·o·X·X· ··X··X·· ·o······
Rangers Batters (4.81 RS/G) vs. Rays Pitchers (3.46 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 40.Davis
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/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
1.Andrus G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 231/169 .304/.395/.345/.740 .675/.765 .689 109/.734 18/8 0/6
14.Arias G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 62/43 .317/.328/.367/.695 .833/.636 .719 8/.571 1/0 0/1
3.Blanco# G/S/vP ··· ··· 3/.666 ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 ··· 47/26 .195/.283/.195/.478 .417/.525 .542 10/.425 0/1 0/1
29.Borbon* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 156/124 .240/.255/.280/.535 .331/.585 .556 62/.628 8/3 0/1
23.Gentry G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 22/7 .250/.273/.250/.523 .400/.829 .400 9/.619 1/0 0/0
27.Guerrero G/S/vP ··· 5/1.200 19/.903 2/.500 5/.400 9/1.181 9/1.112 6/2.833 213/155 .335/.366/.558/.925 1.114/.854 1.100 93/.901 4/2 12/0
32.Hamilton* G/S/vP ··· 2/.500 ··· ··· 6/.834 7/.857 1/2.000 4/.500 224/153 .291/.341/.500/.841 .644/.930 1.000 99/.780 3/1 9/2
5.Kinsler G/S/vP ··· 5/1.000 ··· 1/.000 4/2.250 9/.777 1/.000 6/1.833 138/114 .265/.370/.359/.729 1.309/.612 .923 102/.716 4/3 1/0
7.Murphy* G/S/vP ··· 3/.666 ··· 1/.000 2/3.500 6/.666 ··· 1/3.000 146/103 .263/.285/.387/.672 .565/.718 .715 77/.751 0/1 2/1
51.Ramirez G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 42/31 .229/.333/.429/.762 .773/.755 .701 33/.833 0/0 2/1
12.Smoak# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 145/104 .189/.310/.344/.655 .285/.805 .604 86/.592 1/0 5/2
15.Treanor G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 2/.000 1/.000 127/90 .222/.301/.343/.643 .653/.636 .613 60/.718 1/0 3/2
10.Young G/S/vP ··· 8/.375 ··· 1/.000 4/1.000 9/1.111 8/.375 4/.000 241/175 .329/.382/.486/.868 .939/.841 .969 106/1.125 2/1 5/8
IP 55.2 23.1 11.0 14.0 20.2 23.0 22.1 18.0 TOTAL .272/.335/.410/.745 .705/.761 .823 .796 50/22 49/37
ERA-K/9 4.04/5.8 1.93/8.1 0.00/12.3 6.43/9.0 4.79/3.5 3.52/5.1 1.61/7.7 3.00/9.0 3.17/7.0

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Ramirez (8-3-0)
 Treanor (21-8-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 240/.252 93/.218 36/.059 61/.250 97/.318 97/.244 86/.190 70/.172 .236  Hamilton
 Murphy
 Borbon
 Gentry
 Guerrero
43/13/0/4
17/1/26/3
0/46/0/1
1/6/2/0
0/0/6/0
OPS .766 .583 .170 .688 .852 .743 .548 .571 .682
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 133/.698 36/.739 18/.284 47/.469 60/.763 48/.729 34/.531 12/.450 .678
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 107/.851 57/.488 18/.056 14/1.418 37/.994 49/.755 52/.557 58/.593 .685
Road 91/.674 47/.501 15/.133 15/.683 41/.608 32/.626 43/.503 32/.661
Last 28d days 121/.887 41/.599 28/.108 24/.492 50/.995 44/.797 35/.407 37/.653
HR/SB/CS 9/4/3 1/0/0 0/0/0 2/1/1 1/3/0 4/1/0 1/1/0 2/0/1 54/26/15
Usage ·····X·· ··X·o·X· ···o·oo· ··oooo·o ········ ····X··· ·Xo··o·· ···o·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.