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Game Preview: TBR @ TEX, 4:10pm, Saturday, June 5, 2010 @Rangers Ballpark in Arlington

Rays, 36-19, 36-191st, 2 up

SP: James Shields (28, RHP, 5-3, 3.62)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. TEX Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (5-3) 74.2 82 34 30 15 74 11 3.62
2009 (11-12) 219.2 239 113 101 52 167 29 4.14
2008 (14-8) 215.0 208 94 85 40 160 24 3.56
Last 7 GS 3-3 49.2 54 23 19 6 53 5 3.44 57
2010-05-30 CHW L 5.1 11 7 7 1 3 2 108 20
2010-05-25 BOS L 8.0 4 2 2 2 5 0 107 69
2010-05-20 @NYY W 7.1 8 4 3 1 7 1 108 54
2010-05-15 SEA ND 8.0 6 2 2 0 10 1 93 72
2010-05-09 @OAK L 6.0 11 4 2 1 6 0 108 43
2010-05-04 @SEA W 8.0 8 2 2 0 10 0 110 68
2010-04-28 OAK W 7.0 6 2 1 1 12 1 101 70
Last 5 v.TEX 2-1 28.0 26 16 15 4 27 6 4.82 54
2009-09-25 @TEX L 7.0 7 5 5 2 7 1 104 48
2007-05-15 TEX ND 8.0 6 3 3 0 5 1 99 63
2007-04-11 @TEX W 7.0 5 5 4 1 8 3 100 56
2006-08-21 TEX W 6.0 8 3 3 1 7 1 98 50
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   15-12   Road:   21-7    ExtrInn: 3-2 
 vsRHP:  19-12   vsLHP:  17-7    1-Run:   9-7 
 vsEast: 16-8    vsCntrl: 8-5    vsWest: 10-5  IL: 2-1 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 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
 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
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:18-12
Rangers, 29-25, 29-251st, 1 up

SP: Tommy Hunter (23, RHP, 0-0, undef)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. TBR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (9-6) 112.0 113 55 51 33 64 13 4.10
2008 (0-2) 11.0 23 20 20 3 9 4 16.36
Last 7 GS 3-3 38.2 49 29 27 11 20 6 6.28 41
2009-10-03 @SEA L 4.1 9 2 2 1 3 1 83 39
2009-09-28 @LAA L 2.1 7 7 6 2 1 1 62 16
2009-09-23 @OAK W 5.2 9 7 7 0 2 1 79 25
2009-09-18 LAA L 5.0 5 2 2 4 5 1 97 50
2009-09-13 SEA W 9.0 6 2 1 1 3 0 102 71
2009-09-08 @CLE ND 5.1 8 5 5 1 2 0 69 33
2009-09-02 TOR W 7.0 5 4 4 2 4 2 86 53
Last 5 v.TBR 1-0 10.1 10 4 4 5 6 2 3.48 50
2009-08-22 @TBR ND 5.0 7 3 3 2 1 2 95 40
2009-07-03 TBR W 5.1 3 1 1 3 5 0 90 60
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   19-9    Road:   10-16   ExtrInn: 4-3 
 vsRHP:  20-17   vsLHP:   9-8    1-Run:  11-10
 vsEast:  5-10   vsCntrl:13-9    vsWest: 10-4  IL: 1-2 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 54 Fri, Jun  4   TBR  W   9-6       29-25  1st  1.0 up
 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
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:17-13
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Fri, Jun 04, 2010 TEX  9  TBR  6        W:C.J. Wilson (4-3), L: Wade Davis (5-5), S: Neftali Feliz (15)

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)
Season Series: 2010 - TEX leads 1-0; 2009 - TEX won 6-3; 2008 - TBR won 6-3; All-Time - TEX leads 67-49

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  5.60

FLA  4.54

HOU  3.22

RA/G

SDP  3.26

CHC  4.44

ARI  5.98

BA

J. Morneau  .372

I. Stewart  .274

A. Ramirez  .158

OBP

J. Morneau  .483

J. Uribe  .344

A. Ramirez  .222

SLG

J. Morneau  .691

P. Sandoval  .429

G. Beckham  .241

OPS

J. Morneau  1.174

H. Matsui  .783

A. Ramirez  .485

ERA

U. Jimenez  .78

D. Braden  3.77

G. Floyd  6.64

K/9IP

B. Morrow  10.42

M. Cain  6.61

N. Blackburn  2.36

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Rays Batters (5.20 RS/G) vs. Rangers Pitchers (4.65 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS
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
36.Wilson*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
16.Aybar# G/S/vP ··· 2/1.000 2/.000 ··· 5/.933 1/.000 3/1.334 1/.000 ··· 5/1.200 99/36 .245/.273/.415/.688 .668/.802 .560 57/.604 0/0 4/0
9.Blalock* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/2.000 9/.444 7/1.914 ··· ··· 39/34 .222/.282/.306/.588 .400/.617 .795 39/.588 1/0 1/1
15.Brignac* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 129/113 .294/.349/.445/.794 .670/.811 .744 67/.784 1/1 2/6
13.Crawford* G/S/vP 6/.900 1/.000 3/.666 6/.750 3/.000 5/.400 4/2.417 5/.650 ··· 13/.648 240/144 .313/.367/.491/.858 .753/.925 .865 109/.802 17/4 5/1
28.Jaso* G/S/vP ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 113/91 .304/.425/.435/.860 .652/.910 1.136 65/.788 0/0 2/3
19.Kapler G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 3/.333 89/21 .224/.318/.289/.608 .599/.631 .604 46/.548 1/1 1/0
3.Longoria G/S/vP 6/.167 2/.000 3/.333 ··· 3/1.667 5/.900 3/5.000 4/.500 ··· 6/.000 239/149 .313/.381/.569/.949 .945/.951 .811 108/.888 10/2 11/7
30.Navarro# G/S/vP 4/1.167 1/.000 3/1.334 ··· 4/.000 4/.500 3/1.000 5/.900 ··· 2/.000 108/52 .204/.288/.247/.536 .507/.555 .521 42/.639 0/1 0/3
23.Pena* G/S/vP 5/2.600 2/.000 3/.000 1/.000 5/2.600 ··· 8/.875 6/.900 ··· 8/.375 221/138 .173/.299/.341/.639 .601/.662 .672 95/.588 2/1 8/3
1.Rodriguez G/S/vP ··· ··· 4/.500 ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 103/73 .245/.287/.362/.649 .849/.561 .827 50/.726 0/1 1/0
10.Shoppach G/S/vP ··· ··· 3/.333 ··· 3/.666 1/.000 1/.000 3/.000 ··· 3/2.000 13/3 .300/.462/.400/.862 1.171/.000 1.250 4/1.250 0/0 0/0
2.Upton G/S/vP 5/.800 2/.000 3/.000 ··· 5/2.100 6/.000 4/.000 6/.000 ··· 7/.286 209/132 .222/.311/.411/.722 .923/.612 .787 88/.722 15/4 6/3
18.Zobrist# G/S/vP 5/.400 3/.333 5/.400 ··· 6/1.500 1/2.000 2/.000 5/1.200 ··· 7/.929 235/149 .315/.384/.453/.837 .686/.916 .936 106/1.005 9/1 4/1
IP 26.1 24.1 69.2 26.0 22.0 28.1 23.1 1.0 69.2 TOTAL .257/.336/.408/.745 .705/.768 .761 .734 59/18 48/43
ERA-K/9 /0.0 2.73/9.6 3.70/11.9 3.62/8.5 4.85/8.7 2.45/6.5 1.59/10.5 3.47/4.6 0.00/9.0 3.62/6.7 4.27/7.4

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Jaso (15-9-3)
 Navarro (8-6-0)
 Shoppach (3-1-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA / 105/.189 105/.258 290/.211 120/.260 88/.253 107/.208 99/.209 3/.000 295/.227 .251  Crawford
 Zobrist
 Upton
 Kapler
 Brignac
 Rodriguez
 Blalock
54/0/0/6
0/3/47/3
0/53/0/2
5/0/28/0
0/0/2/0
2/6/0/0
0/0/1/0
OPS .582 .725 .660 .818 .652 .579 .697 .333 .616 .737
vs LHB (BF-OPS) / 55/.320 42/.803 157/.699 56/.984 31/.952 49/.526 44/.843 1/.000 72/.322 .729
vs RHB (BF-OPS) / 50/.880 63/.672 133/.615 64/.683 57/.487 58/.628 55/.570 2/.500 223/.711 .743
Home / 72/.759 63/.664 108/.680 73/.869 42/.631 43/.358 54/.727 / 188/.640
Last 28d days / 44/.435 44/.427 131/.733 45/.692 48/.713 49/.371 44/.800 3/.333 125/.730
HR/SB/CS // 2/0/0 2/3/1 8/3/1 4/7/0 1/1/1 2/4/2 3/2/0 0/0/0 4/4/3 60/34/13
Usage X··X···· o··o·X·o ·X·····X ······X· oo·X·o·· oX·o·X·X ···X··X· ··o····· X·····X·
Rangers Batters (4.89 RS/G) vs. Rays Pitchers (3.56 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 33.Shields
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 3/1.000 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 2/.500 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 236/174 .303/.395/.343/.738 .675/.761 .687 110/.714 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 4/1.750 ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 2/.000 ··· ··· 160/128 .253/.268/.292/.560 .331/.614 .600 63/.715 8/4 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 26/1.115 5/1.200 19/.903 2/.500 5/.400 11/1.245 9/1.112 6/2.833 217/159 .333/.364/.557/.921 1.114/.851 1.088 93/.895 4/2 12/0
32.Hamilton* G/S/vP 3/.000 2/.500 ··· 1/.000 6/.834 8/1.125 1/2.000 4/.500 228/156 .300/.348/.529/.877 .634/.986 1.066 99/.874 3/1 10/2
5.Kinsler G/S/vP 12/.933 5/1.000 ··· 1/.000 4/2.250 11/.764 1/.000 6/1.833 142/118 .258/.366/.350/.716 1.309/.601 .886 102/.673 4/3 1/1
7.Murphy* G/S/vP 3/.666 3/.666 ··· 2/.000 2/3.500 7/.572 ··· 1/3.000 150/106 .255/.277/.376/.653 .552/.697 .678 77/.725 0/1 2/1
51.Ramirez G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 46/35 .237/.348/.421/.769 .773/.764 .721 37/.835 0/0 2/1
12.Smoak# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 149/107 .208/.329/.384/.713 .306/.876 .713 87/.701 1/0 6/2
15.Treanor G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 2/.000 1/.000 127/90 .222/.301/.343/.643 .653/.636 .613 57/.734 1/0 3/2
10.Young G/S/vP 10/1.500 8/.375 ··· 1/.000 5/.800 10/1.000 8/.375 4/.000 246/180 .326/.378/.480/.858 .939/.828 .945 107/1.118 2/1 5/8
IP 74.2 23.1 11.0 14.2 22.0 25.2 22.1 18.0 TOTAL .274/.337/.415/.751 .704/.771 .833 .813 50/23 51/38
ERA-K/9 3.62/8.9 1.93/8.1 0.00/12.3 6.14/9.8 4.50/3.3 3.51/5.3 1.61/7.7 3.00/9.0 3.28/7.0

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

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 318/.272 93/.218 36/.059 64/.241 101/.319 108/.250 86/.190 70/.172 .238  Hamilton
 Murphy
 Borbon
 Gentry
 Guerrero
44/13/0/4
17/1/27/3
0/47/0/1
1/6/2/0
0/0/6/0
OPS .753 .583 .170 .676 .853 .756 .548 .571 .689
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 183/.740 36/.739 18/.284 49/.449 61/.785 52/.772 34/.531 12/.450 .696
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 135/.771 57/.488 18/.056 15/1.446 40/.956 56/.740 52/.557 58/.593 .684
Road 151/.741 47/.501 15/.133 18/.635 45/.629 43/.687 43/.503 32/.661
Last 28d days 146/.740 40/.615 25/.040 27/.478 47/1.007 55/.810 35/.407 37/.653
HR/SB/CS 11/4/2 1/0/0 0/0/0 2/1/1 1/3/1 4/1/0 1/1/0 2/0/1 56/26/16
Usage ·····X·· ···X·o·X ····o·oo o··oooo· o······· X····X·· ··Xo··o· ····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.