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Game Preview: OAK @ LAA, 10:05pm, Friday, September 23, 2011 @Angel Stadium of Anaheim

Athletics, 70-86, 70-86 3rd, 20 GB, 18 GB in WC

SP: Gio Gonzalez (25, LHP, 14-12, 3.33)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. LAA Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (14-12) 186.2 170 80 69 86 181 16 3.33
2010 (15-9) 200.2 171 75 72 92 171 15 3.23
2009 (6-7) 98.2 113 68 63 56 109 14 5.75
Last 7 GS 5-2 45.1 44 19 18 17 39 6 3.57 54
2011-09-17 DET W 7.0 8 1 1 2 4 0 101 59
2011-09-12 LAA W 6.2 7 2 2 1 6 1 119 57
2011-09-06 KCR L 5.0 10 7 6 3 4 2 98 22
2011-09-01 @CLE W 7.0 4 0 0 4 7 0 114 72
2011-08-26 @BOS W 5.2 7 4 4 3 5 2 105 41
2011-08-20 TOR W 8.0 4 1 1 1 9 0 100 78
2011-08-15 BAL L 6.0 4 4 4 3 4 1 105 49
Last 5 v.LAA 4-1 31.2 24 7 6 8 32 1 1.71 63
2011-09-12 LAA W 6.2 7 2 2 1 6 1 119 57
2011-07-17 LAA W 7.0 4 0 0 2 8 0 105 75
2011-05-17 LAA W 7.0 1 0 0 1 7 0 93 81
2011-04-25 @LAA L 5.0 8 5 4 1 5 0 95 37
2010-09-03 LAA W 6.0 4 0 0 3 6 0 103 67
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   43-38   Road:   27-48   ExtrInn: 8-11
 vsRHP:  46-58   vsLHP:  24-28   1-Run:  19-25
 vsEast: 20-23   vsCntrl:20-24   vsWest: 22-29 IL: 8-10

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
156 Thu, Sep 22   TEX  W   4-3       70-86  3rd 20.0 gb
155 Wed, Sep 21   TEX  L   2-3       69-86  3rd 21.0 gb
154 Tue, Sep 20   TEX  L   2-7       69-85  3rd 20.0 gb
153 Sun, Sep 18   DET  L   0-3       69-84  3rd 19.0 gb
152 Sat, Sep 17   DET  W   5-3       69-83  3rd 18.0 gb
151 Fri, Sep 16   DET  L   1-3       68-83  3rd 18.0 gb
150 Thu, Sep 15   DET  W   6-1       68-82  3rd 18.0 gb
149 Wed, Sep 14   LAA  L   1-4       67-82  3rd 18.0 gb
148 Tue, Sep 13   LAA  L   3-6       67-81  3rd 17.0 gb
147 Mon, Sep 12   LAA  W   6-3       67-80  3rd 16.0 gb
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:13-17
Angels, 85-71, 85-71 2nd, 5 GB, 3 GB in WC

SP: Jered Weaver (28, RHP, 18-7, 2.41)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. OAK Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (18-7) 227.1 176 62 61 56 190 18 2.41
2010 (13-12) 224.1 187 83 75 54 233 23 3.01
2009 (16-8) 211.0 196 91 88 66 174 26 3.75
Last 7 GS 4-1 46.0 41 18 18 15 37 7 3.52 56
2011-09-18 @BAL W 6.0 6 2 2 1 2 1 97 53
2011-09-14 @OAK W 7.0 6 1 1 2 1 1 115 60
2011-09-09 NYY ND 8.0 3 1 1 2 11 1 118 81
2011-09-03 MIN W 5.0 8 6 6 3 8 1 111 32
2011-08-28 @TEX L 6.0 8 7 7 4 2 2 103 26
2011-08-24 CHW W 7.0 4 0 0 2 8 0 96 75
2011-08-18 TEX ND 7.0 6 1 1 1 5 1 116 65
Last 5 v.OAK 3-1 36.2 32 7 7 11 24 1 1.72 63
2011-09-14 @OAK W 7.0 6 1 1 2 1 1 115 60
2011-07-16 @OAK W 6.2 7 2 2 2 3 0 114 53
2011-05-23 OAK ND 7.0 6 1 1 3 5 0 110 63
2011-04-25 OAK W 9.0 7 0 0 1 10 0 114 82
2010-09-04 @OAK L 7.0 6 3 3 3 5 0 109 55
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   44-31   Road:   41-40   ExtrInn: 8-13
 vsRHP:  53-46   vsLHP:  32-25   1-Run:  27-29
 vsEast: 21-23   vsCntrl:25-18   vsWest: 26-25 IL:13-5 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
156 Thu, Sep 22  @TOR  L   3-4 (12)  85-71  2nd  5.0 gb
155 Wed, Sep 21  @TOR  W   7-2       85-70  2nd  5.0 gb
154 Tue, Sep 20  @TOR  W  10-6       84-70  2nd  5.0 gb
153 Mon, Sep 19  @TOR  L   2-3 (10)  83-70  2nd  5.0 gb
152 Sun, Sep 18  @BAL  W  11-2       83-69  2nd  4.5 gb
151 Sat, Sep 17  @BAL  L   2-6       82-69  2nd  4.5 gb
150 Fri, Sep 16  @BAL  L   3-8       82-68  2nd  3.5 gb
149 Wed, Sep 14  @OAK  W   4-1       82-67  2nd  3.0 gb
148 Tue, Sep 13  @OAK  W   6-3       81-67  2nd  3.0 gb
147 Mon, Sep 12  @OAK  L   3-6       80-67  2nd  3.0 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:18-12
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Wed, Sep 14, 2011 LAA  4 @OAK  1        W:Jered Weaver (17-7), L: Rich Harden (4-3), S: Jordan Walden (31)
Tue, Sep 13, 2011 LAA  6 @OAK  3        W:Hisanori Takahashi (4-3), L: Fautino De Los Santos (2-2), S: Jordan Walden (30)
Mon, Sep 12, 2011 OAK  6  LAA  3        W:Gio Gonzalez (13-12), L: Joel Pineiro (6-7), S: none
Sun, Jul 17, 2011 OAK  9  LAA  1        W:Gio Gonzalez (9-6), L: Joel Pineiro (5-4), S: none
Sat, Jul 16, 2011 OAK  4  LAA  3 (10)   W:Brad Ziegler (3-1), L: Rich Thompson (1-3), S: none
Sat, Jul 16, 2011 LAA  4 @OAK  2        W:Jered Weaver (12-4), L: Trevor Cahill (8-8), S: Jordan Walden (21)
Fri, Jul 15, 2011 OAK  5  LAA  3        W:Brandon McCarthy (2-5), L: Dan Haren (10-6), S: Andrew Bailey (9)
Thu, May 26, 2011 OAK  4 @LAA  3        W:Brett Anderson (3-4), L: Joel Pineiro (2-1), S: none
Wed, May 25, 2011 LAA  4  OAK  1        W:Ervin Santana (3-4), L: Trevor Cahill (6-2), S: Jordan Walden (10)
Tue, May 24, 2011 OAK  6 @LAA  1        W:Guillermo Moscoso (1-0), L: Dan Haren (4-3), S: none
Season Series: 2011 - OAK over 9-7; 2010 - LAA won 11-8; 2009 - LAA won 12-7; All-Time - OAK leads 423-380

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 2011 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
Athletics Batters (3.99 RS/G) vs. Angels Pitchers (3.88 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS Weaver
G/S/vB
22.Bell
G/S/vB
38.Cassevah
G/S/vB
52.Chatwood
G/S/vB
37.Downs*
G/S/vB
49.Ramirez*
G/S/vB
43.Richards
G/S/vB
56.Rodney
G/S/vB
21.Takahashi*
G/S/vB
63.Thompson
G/S/vB
51.Walden
G/S/vB
57.Williams
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
31.Allen* G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· ··· 2/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/no AB 1/.000 ··· 1/3.000 2/1.500 180/124 .213/.294/.406/.701 .423/.834 .639 91/.449 3/0 6/4
22.Carter G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 38/22 .111/.158/.111/.269 .192/.325 .100 6/.000 0/0 0/1
4.Crisp# G/S/vP 29/.572 4/1.750 1/.000 4/1.000 10/.700 6/.650 ··· 10/1.300 3/.333 1/.000 2/1.000 ··· 557/368 .270/.322/.390/.712 .617/.767 .687 70/.644 43/9 8/1
12.DeJesus* G/S/vP 36/.858 3/1.000 1/.000 6/.533 15/.650 5/1.400 ··· 16/.536 2/.000 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 492/361 .236/.322/.367/.689 .442/.781 .681 66/.597 4/3 9/4
55.Matsui* G/S/vP 26/.453 4/1.167 2/no AB 7/.286 27/1.227 9/.625 ··· 4/.250 1/.000 3/.000 1/.000 3/2.000 561/396 .253/.324/.383/.706 .800/.666 .754 95/.653 1/1 12/0
58.Miller G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 6/2 .167/.167/.167/.333 .500/.000 .000 6/.333 0/0 0/0
2.Pennington# G/S/vP 32/.349 6/.500 2/.000 5/1.550 2/1.000 ··· ··· 3/1.334 3/.000 2/.000 8/.500 3/1.167 566/397 .264/.319/.368/.687 .670/.692 .764 103/.696 14/9 8/21
11.Powell# G/S/vP 2/2.500 ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 1/.000 2/.500 1/.000 ··· 117/89 .170/.248/.226/.474 .484/.471 .380 4/.000 0/0 1/2
26.Recker G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 21/12 .176/.333/.235/.569 .730/.450 .639 16/.683 0/0 0/1
7.Rosales G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 61/25 .074/.148/.185/.333 .485/.123 .400 7/.000 0/0 2/4
29.Sizemore G/S/vP 11/.364 2/.000 2/.000 2/1.000 4/.000 ··· ··· 3/.667 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· 3/.000 406/271 .237/.333/.386/.719 .830/.664 .722 87/.625 4/3 10/16
36.Sogard* G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 64/52 .183/.234/.333/.568 .167/.650 .717 24/.513 0/0 2/2
8.Suzuki G/S/vP 45/.841 7/1.428 3/.000 6/1.467 7/.143 5/1.400 ··· 9/.583 1/no AB 4/.250 3/1.333 2/.000 498/354 .236/.301/.387/.688 .616/.717 .711 78/.726 2/2 14/7
15.Sweeney* G/S/vP 29/.789 4/1.000 2/1.500 3/.333 6/.334 4/.000 ··· 4/2.000 4/.000 3/1.167 2/.000 2/.000 299/249 .265/.346/.341/.687 .404/.743 .630 50/.579 1/1 1/0
23.Taylor G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 2/2.000 26/8 .238/.385/.381/.766 .733/.833 .500 26/.766 0/0 1/2
19.Weeks# G/S/vP 4/1.417 1/2.000 1/no AB 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 3/.000 ··· 3/.666 3/1.000 410/273 .303/.341/.416/.756 .687/.788 .711 105/.813 21/11 1/13
16.Willingham G/S/vP 8/1.042 4/.000 2/.000 4/1.000 4/.000 ··· ··· ··· 4/1.167 3/1.167 1/.000 7/2.047 540/360 .251/.337/.480/.817 .811/.819 .759 101/.797 4/1 27/2
IP 227.1 31.1 37.0 139.1 52.0 7.0 9.0 32.0 65.2 52.1 57.2 36.1 TOTAL .244/.313/.369/.682 .652/.695 .669 .647 109/43 108/122
ERA-K/9 2.41/7.5 3.16/4.6 2.68/5.8 4.59/4.7 1.21/5.9 7.71/3.9 8.00/8.0 4.50/7.3 3.56/7.1 3.10/9.5 2.34/10.0 3.22/6.4 3.55/6.6

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Powell (15-9-1)
 Recker (5-0-0)
 Suzuki (96-35-5)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 894/.213 134/.295 146/.202 617/.298 209/.190 34/.484 45/.341 150/.224 272/.234 221/.226 235/.206 149/.265 .251  DeJesus
 Matsui
 Willingham
 Sweeney
 Crisp
 Taylor
 Rosales
 Miller
0/8/112/6
25/0/0/3
93/0/0/3
41/34/23/3
0/127/0/2
2/0/6/0
2/0/0/0
0/2/1/0
OPS .595 .752 .585 .818 .520 1.145 1.107 .672 .669 .643 .584 .726 .697
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 480/.577 70/.716 66/.706 362/.863 90/.459 20/.718 27/1.284 71/.766 126/.745 107/.620 132/.661 71/.670 .707
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 414/.617 64/.787 80/.489 255/.756 119/.567 14/1.798 18/.833 79/.588 146/.599 114/.662 103/.488 78/.778 .686
Home 406/.555 77/.798 65/.429 348/.849 88/.305 17/1.353 9/1.000 78/.619 130/.659 109/.554 111/.523 61/.502
Last 28d days 139/.781 6/.000 43/.522 44/1.011 45/.434 8/.875 18/1.069 14/1.214 50/.544 23/.461 30/.401 109/.634
HR/SB/CS 18/9/7 1/0/3 1/4/1 13/12/7 3/0/0 1/1/0 3/0/0 1/5/0 7/6/2 5/5/1 1/13/2 3/0/2 131/118/39
Usage ····X··· ······o· X·ooX··· ······X· X·oX···· o······· o·X··X·· ········ oX·Xo··· ··X·o··· X······· ···X····
Angels Batters (4.17 RS/G) vs. Athletics Pitchers (4.26 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS Gonzalez*
G/S/vB
40.Bailey
G/S/vB
50.Balfour
G/S/vB
13.Blevins*
G/S/vB
56.Breslow*
G/S/vB
67.Carignan
G/S/vB
60.De Los Santos
G/S/vB
57.Fuentes*
G/S/vB
65.Godfrey
G/S/vB
62.Wagner
G/S/vB
48.Wuertz
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
53.Abreu* G/S/vP 17/.243 6/1.133 7/1.738 7/.762 16/.846 1/no AB 1/2.000 8/.536 ··· ··· 5/.200 570/406 .252/.353/.360/.713 .589/.765 .718 65/.682 21/5 7/1
28.Amarista* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 54/47 .160/.189/.260/.449 .000/.513 .334 2/1.500 0/0 0/2
2.Aybar# G/S/vP 18/.921 7/1.000 5/1.200 5/.833 9/.708 ··· 2/1.000 3/.500 ··· ··· 4/.750 585/395 .281/.321/.428/.749 .601/.817 .699 100/1.098 29/5 10/13
25.Bourjos G/S/vP 10/.400 ··· 2/.000 2/2.000 3/.000 ··· 1/no AB 1/.000 ··· ··· 4/.500 528/345 .272/.326/.442/.768 .874/.712 .835 97/.732 22/7 12/4
39.Branyan* G/S/vP 12/1.060 5/.400 3/.000 3/1.167 5/.000 ··· ··· 6/.666 ··· ··· 3/.333 145/132 .198/.297/.373/.670 .490/.687 .850 4/.000 2/0 5/1
6.Callaspo# G/S/vP 20/.950 2/.000 7/.629 4/.500 9/.583 1/.000 3/.000 9/.476 ··· 1/no AB 4/.250 518/364 .287/.363/.376/.739 .724/.745 .666 72/.813 7/1 6/15
16.Conger# G/S/vP 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 193/180 .214/.288/.364/.652 .585/.655 .524 14/.857 0/0 6/6
48.Hunter G/S/vP 25/.507 6/.334 8/.250 7/.453 9/1.806 1/.000 2/.000 3/.333 ··· ··· 3/3.000 633/439 .260/.335/.418/.753 .876/.700 .821 106/.754 4/7 21/3
13.Izturis# G/S/vP 12/.781 4/.500 3/.666 3/.000 6/.167 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· 6/.750 483/309 .281/.340/.395/.735 .792/.702 .632 60/.830 9/6 5/7
47.Kendrick G/S/vP 19/.721 5/.200 5/.000 3/.000 7/.000 1/.000 1/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· 7/1.000 563/370 .291/.343/.472/.815 .860/.792 .754 102/.847 14/6 18/5
5.Mathis G/S/vP 10/.400 2/.000 3/.000 2/.000 4/.000 ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· 5/.500 274/162 .179/.231/.267/.497 .483/.507 .419 39/.570 1/2 3/2
55.Moore* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/2 .000/.000/.000/.000 /.000 .000 2/.000 0/0 0/0
19.Navarro* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/3 .000/.333/.000/.333 /.333 .000 3/.333 0/0 0/0
18.Romine# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 14/8 .077/.077/.077/.154 .000/.250 .000 4/.000 0/0 0/1
27.Trout G/S/vP 6/.000 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 120/75 .209/.267/.391/.658 .790/.575 .620 57/.678 2/0 5/2
44.Trumbo G/S/vP 10/.311 ··· 3/1.666 1/.000 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 3/.333 563/378 .255/.293/.482/.775 .738/.793 .780 100/.775 9/4 29/10
3.Velazquez G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/2 .000/.000/.000/.000 /.000 2/.000 0/0 0/0
10.Wells G/S/vP 15/.600 4/.000 10/1.500 4/.833 2/.000 1/.000 3/.333 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 3/.666 508/343 .223/.254/.419/.673 .876/.577 .585 96/.872 8/4 24/3
46.Wilson G/S/vP 6/.500 ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 121/58 .190/.256/.286/.542 .702/.371 .554 30/.432 0/2 1/1
IP 186.2 38.2 61.1 27.1 57.2 6.0 32.1 57.1 25.0 5.0 33.2 TOTAL .254/.314/.405/.719 .741/.709 .694 .789 128/49 151/90
ERA-K/9 3.33/8.7 3.49/9.3 2.49/8.7 2.96/8.2 3.90/6.7 4.50/7.5 3.90/11.7 3.77/6.4 3.96/4.7 7.20/7.2 6.68/8.5 3.77/7.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Conger (51-12-1)
 Mathis (46-18-5)
 Wilson (21-9-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 808/.240 160/.231 239/.201 119/.242 255/.298 30/.286 138/.215 247/.241 112/.305 24/.300 162/.280 .253  Hunter
 Bourjos
 Wells
 Abreu
 Amarista
 Kendrick
 Moore
 Trout
 Trumbo
0/1/133/15
0/141/0/7
107/12/10/4
18/0/10/2
8/0/0/1
23/0/0/1
0/0/3/0
9/13/10/0
1/0/10/0
OPS .675 .664 .607 .707 .778 .762 .655 .665 .799 .967 .865 .701
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 179/.764 91/.759 118/.585 48/.793 97/.873 9/.476 57/.517 89/.696 63/.652 8/1.071 71/.794 .710
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 629/.649 69/.542 121/.630 71/.646 158/.719 21/.857 81/.756 158/.645 49/.996 16/.913 91/.920 .694
Road 351/.747 65/.871 103/.654 68/.764 134/.777 12/1.318 75/.730 130/.593 67/.902 15/.905 70/.883
Last 28d days 115/.743 31/.657 34/.824 28/.327 50/.670 30/.762 35/.659 23/.447 36/.790 24/.967 20/1.484
HR/SB/CS 16/19/4 3/5/0 8/1/0 2/1/0 4/3/6 1/1/0 4/4/0 6/6/1 3/0/0 1/0/0 5/10/1 130/116/44
Usage ·····X·· o····X·o oX···o·o ··o····· o···X·X· ····o··· ·o····o· ·o··X··· ··X····· ··o····· ··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.