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Game Preview: OAK @ LAA, 3:35pm, Sunday, September 25, 2011 @Angel Stadium of Anaheim

Athletics, 71-87, 71-87 3rd, 21 GB, 17½ GB in WC

SP: Rich Harden (29, RHP, 4-4, 5.17)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. LAA Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (4-4) 76.2 79 45 44 30 86 15 5.17
2010 (5-5) 92.0 91 61 57 62 75 18 5.58
2009 (9-9) 141.0 122 74 64 67 171 23 4.09
Last 7 GS 1-2 34.2 45 26 25 15 41 7 6.49 43
2011-09-20 TEX L 3.0 7 6 5 1 3 1 71 25
2011-09-14 LAA L 5.1 7 3 3 1 1 1 88 42
2011-09-05 KCR ND 5.0 8 4 4 1 10 1 98 44
2011-08-31 @CLE ND 6.0 6 3 3 2 6 2 93 52
2011-08-25 @NYY ND 4.1 10 6 6 1 6 2 96 24
2011-08-19 TOR W 7.0 2 0 0 4 11 0 115 80
2011-08-14 TEX ND 4.0 5 4 4 5 4 0 98 35
Last 5 v.LAA 1-1 30.1 27 12 12 9 27 5 3.56 55
2011-09-14 LAA L 5.1 7 3 3 1 1 1 88 42
2011-07-16 LAA ND 7.0 4 3 3 2 9 2 110 64
2010-07-31 @LAA W 7.0 5 1 1 2 3 1 88 64
2008-07-01 @LAA ND 5.0 5 2 2 1 5 0 91 53
2008-06-08 LAA ND 6.0 6 3 3 3 9 1 99 54
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   43-38   Road:   28-49   ExtrInn: 8-11
 vsRHP:  47-59   vsLHP:  24-28   1-Run:  19-25
 vsEast: 20-23   vsCntrl:20-24   vsWest: 23-30 IL: 8-10

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
158 Sat, Sep 24  @LAA  L   2-4       71-87  3rd 21.0 gb
157 Fri, Sep 23  @LAA  W   3-1       71-86  3rd 20.0 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
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20: 9-11   Last 30:13-17
Angels, 86-72, 86-72 2nd, 6 GB, 2½ GB in WC

SP: Joel Pineiro (32, RHP, 7-7, 5.36)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. OAK Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (7-7) 139.1 179 90 83 38 58 16 5.36
2010 (10-7) 152.1 155 66 65 34 92 15 3.84
2009 (15-12) 214.0 218 94 83 27 105 11 3.49
Last 7 GS 2-2 35.2 49 30 29 9 14 6 7.32 38
2011-09-20 @TOR W 6.0 9 4 4 2 3 0 104 39
2011-09-12 @OAK L 3.0 5 5 5 2 4 1 66 31
2011-09-04 MIN W 7.0 5 1 1 1 1 1 90 63
2011-08-29 @SEA ND 6.0 7 3 3 2 2 0 89 46
2011-08-20 BAL ND 6.0 9 4 4 0 2 1 81 40
2011-08-03 MIN L 4.1 7 7 7 1 2 2 80 22
2011-07-28 @DET ND 3.1 7 6 5 1 0 1 64 23
Last 5 v.OAK 0-3 23.2 32 21 20 10 13 2 7.61 39
2011-09-12 @OAK L 3.0 5 5 5 2 4 1 66 31
2011-07-17 @OAK L 0.1 4 8 7 4 0 1 37 9
2011-05-26 OAK L 6.1 11 4 4 0 3 0 100 38
2011-05-16 @OAK ND 7.0 7 3 3 2 3 0 103 52
2010-09-29 OAK ND 7.0 5 1 1 2 3 0 101 64
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   45-32   Road:   41-40   ExtrInn: 8-13
 vsRHP:  54-46   vsLHP:  32-26   1-Run:  27-29
 vsEast: 21-23   vsCntrl:25-18   vsWest: 27-26 IL:13-5 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
158 Sat, Sep 24   OAK  W   4-2       86-72  2nd  6.0 gb
157 Fri, Sep 23   OAK  L   1-3       85-72  2nd  6.0 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
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:17-13
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sat, Sep 24, 2011 LAA  4  OAK  2        W:Jerome Williams (4-0), L: Guillermo Moscoso (8-10), S: Jordan Walden (32)
Fri, Sep 23, 2011 OAK  3 @LAA  1        W:Gio Gonzalez (15-12), L: Jered Weaver (18-8), S: Andrew Bailey (22)
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
Season Series: 2011 - OAK over 10-8; 2010 - LAA won 11-8; 2009 - LAA won 12-7; All-Time - OAK leads 424-381

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 (3.97 RS/G) vs. Angels Pitchers (3.86 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 35.Pineiro
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 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/no AB 1/.000 1/.000 2/1.500 5/.600 188/132 .202/.282/.387/.669 .423/.779 .571 91/.376 3/0 6/4
22.Carter G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 38/22 .111/.158/.111/.269 .192/.325 .100 6/.000 0/0 0/1
4.Crisp# G/S/vP 32/1.027 4/1.750 1/.000 4/1.000 10/.700 6/.650 ··· 10/1.300 4/.250 1/.000 3/.666 3/.666 566/376 .267/.319/.385/.703 .613/.755 .672 70/.639 45/9 8/1
12.DeJesus* G/S/vP 40/.834 3/1.000 1/.000 6/.533 16/.823 5/1.400 ··· 16/.536 2/.000 2/.000 1/.000 3/.000 500/368 .236/.321/.374/.694 .462/.781 .693 70/.654 4/3 10/4
55.Matsui* G/S/vP 24/.875 4/1.167 2/no AB 7/.286 28/1.180 9/.625 ··· 4/.250 1/.000 3/.000 1/.000 6/1.000 569/403 .250/.321/.377/.698 .795/.657 .736 99/.617 1/1 12/1
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 19/.777 6/.500 2/.000 5/1.550 2/1.000 ··· ··· 3/1.334 3/.000 3/.000 8/.500 3/1.167 570/401 .264/.319/.369/.687 .670/.693 .764 98/.708 14/9 8/22
11.Powell# G/S/vP ··· ··· 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 13/.685 0/0 0/1
7.Rosales G/S/vP 6/.833 ··· 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 7/1.262 2/.000 2/.000 2/1.000 4/.000 ··· ··· 3/.667 1/.000 1/2.000 1/no AB 6/.533 413/278 .237/.336/.384/.720 .830/.666 .724 86/.657 4/3 10/16
36.Sogard* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 2/2.000 68/55 .203/.250/.344/.594 .154/.688 .748 28/.583 0/0 2/2
8.Suzuki G/S/vP 19/.474 7/1.428 3/.000 6/1.467 8/.125 5/1.400 ··· 9/.583 1/no AB 4/.250 3/1.333 5/.000 505/360 .237/.301/.385/.686 .611/.716 .707 81/.708 2/2 14/7
15.Sweeney* G/S/vP 12/.500 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 46/.634 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 4/1.250 1/2.000 1/no AB 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 4/.500 ··· 4/1.000 6/.833 419/281 .306/.343/.424/.767 .697/.798 .736 105/.855 22/11 2/13
16.Willingham G/S/vP 13/1.338 4/.000 2/.000 4/1.000 5/.000 ··· ··· ··· 4/1.167 3/1.167 1/.000 10/1.389 548/367 .249/.336/.475/.810 .806/.812 .748 101/.797 4/1 27/2
IP 139.1 31.1 37.0 139.1 53.0 7.0 9.0 32.0 66.1 53.0 58.2 42.2 TOTAL .244/.312/.369/.681 .652/.693 .667 .655 112/43 110/124
ERA-K/9 5.36/3.7 3.16/4.6 2.68/5.8 4.59/4.7 1.19/5.9 7.71/3.9 8.00/8.0 4.50/7.3 3.53/7.1 3.06/9.3 2.45/10.1 2.95/5.9 3.53/6.6

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Powell (15-9-1)
 Recker (5-0-0)
 Suzuki (96-37-5)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 610/.317 134/.295 146/.202 617/.298 213/.192 34/.484 45/.341 150/.224 275/.235 223/.224 240/.207 175/.256 .250  DeJesus
 Matsui
 Willingham
 Sweeney
 Crisp
 Taylor
 Rosales
 Miller
0/8/114/6
26/0/0/3
94/0/0/3
41/34/23/3
0/129/0/2
2/0/6/0
2/0/0/0
0/2/1/0
OPS .833 .752 .585 .818 .525 1.145 1.107 .672 .669 .637 .586 .689 .696
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 316/.874 70/.716 66/.706 362/.863 92/.483 20/.718 27/1.284 71/.766 127/.739 109/.608 136/.655 88/.646 .705
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 294/.789 64/.787 80/.489 255/.756 121/.557 14/1.798 18/.833 79/.588 148/.605 114/.662 104/.495 87/.733 .686
Home 308/.830 77/.798 65/.429 348/.849 92/.326 17/1.353 9/1.000 78/.619 133/.659 111/.544 116/.529 87/.495
Last 28d days 96/.815 6/.000 39/.492 44/1.011 44/.443 8/.875 18/1.069 9/1.278 52/.563 25/.422 31/.315 135/.603
HR/SB/CS 16/5/3 1/0/3 1/4/1 13/12/7 3/0/0 1/1/0 3/0/0 1/5/0 7/7/2 5/5/1 1/13/2 3/1/2 133/121/39
Usage ····X··· ········ ··X·ooX· ········ X·X·oX·· ··o····· ··o·X··X ········ o·oX·Xo· ·o··X·o· X·X····· X····X··
Angels Batters (4.15 RS/G) vs. Athletics Pitchers (4.24 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 18.Harden
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 13/.749 6/1.133 7/1.738 7/.762 17/.916 1/no AB 1/2.000 8/.536 ··· ··· 5/.200 574/409 .254/.354/.361/.715 .598/.764 .723 65/.665 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 10/.425 7/1.000 5/1.200 5/.833 10/.775 ··· 2/1.000 3/.500 ··· ··· 4/.750 592/398 .281/.322/.426/.748 .602/.816 .698 99/1.100 29/6 10/13
25.Bourjos G/S/vP 2/.500 ··· 3/.333 2/2.000 3/.000 ··· 1/no AB 1/.000 ··· ··· 4/.500 535/349 .269/.325/.437/.763 .859/.711 .823 95/.721 22/8 12/4
39.Branyan* G/S/vP ··· 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 14/.643 2/.000 7/.629 4/.500 9/.583 1/.000 3/.000 9/.476 ··· 1/no AB 4/.250 522/367 .287/.364/.376/.740 .728/.745 .669 72/.864 7/1 6/15
16.Conger# G/S/vP 3/.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 19/.439 7/.286 8/.250 7/.453 9/1.806 2/.000 2/.000 3/.333 ··· ··· 3/3.000 641/444 .262/.335/.428/.763 .891/.709 .841 105/.823 4/7 23/3
13.Izturis# G/S/vP 25/.376 4/.500 4/.500 3/.000 6/.167 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· 6/.750 487/310 .278/.337/.391/.728 .778/.699 .620 58/.743 9/6 5/8
47.Kendrick G/S/vP 11/1.064 5/.200 6/.000 3/.000 8/.000 1/.000 1/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· 7/1.000 571/374 .287/.338/.465/.803 .841/.783 .731 101/.663 14/6 18/5
5.Mathis G/S/vP 9/.847 2/.000 3/.000 2/.000 4/.000 ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· 5/.500 276/162 .178/.229/.264/.493 .474/.507 .411 38/.526 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 3/.333 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 123/75 .204/.260/.381/.641 .739/.575 .588 56/.559 2/0 5/2
44.Trumbo G/S/vP 6/1.666 1/.000 3/1.666 1/.000 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 3/.333 570/382 .256/.293/.479/.772 .748/.785 .774 98/.786 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 25/1.082 5/.000 10/1.500 4/.833 2/.000 1/.000 3/.333 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 3/.666 515/347 .220/.250/.413/.664 .859/.570 .567 94/.755 8/4 24/3
46.Wilson G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 124/61 .185/.250/.278/.528 .702/.352 .521 29/.258 0/2 1/1
IP 76.2 39.2 62.0 27.1 58.1 6.1 32.1 57.1 25.0 5.0 33.2 TOTAL .253/.313/.403/.716 .737/.706 .689 .747 128/51 153/91
ERA-K/9 5.17/10.1 3.40/9.1 2.47/8.6 2.96/8.2 3.86/6.8 4.26/7.1 3.90/11.7 3.77/6.4 3.96/4.7 7.20/7.2 6.68/8.5 3.75/7.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Conger (51-12-1)
 Mathis (47-18-5)
 Wilson (23-9-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 336/.263 163/.227 242/.199 119/.242 258/.300 31/.276 138/.215 247/.241 112/.305 24/.300 162/.280 .252  Hunter
 Bourjos
 Wells
 Abreu
 Kendrick
 Amarista
 Trout
 Trumbo
 Moore
0/1/135/15
0/143/0/7
108/12/10/4
18/0/10/2
23/0/0/1
8/0/0/1
10/13/10/0
1/0/10/0
0/0/3/0
OPS .805 .651 .605 .707 .783 .736 .655 .665 .799 .967 .865 .698
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 157/.668 91/.759 119/.579 48/.793 98/.885 9/.476 57/.517 89/.696 63/.652 8/1.071 71/.794 .710
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 179/.926 72/.519 123/.630 71/.646 160/.718 22/.818 81/.756 158/.645 49/.996 16/.913 91/.920 .690
Road 153/.900 68/.828 106/.648 68/.764 137/.785 13/1.212 75/.730 130/.593 67/.902 15/.905 70/.883
Last 28d days 89/.992 34/.598 37/.798 22/.325 46/.614 31/.736 32/.724 23/.447 18/.686 24/.967 20/1.484
HR/SB/CS 15/3/5 3/5/0 8/1/0 2/1/0 4/3/7 1/1/0 4/4/0 6/6/1 3/0/0 1/0/0 5/10/1 132/116/46
Usage ····X··· ·oo····X ·ooX···o ····o··· o·o···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.