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Game Preview: STL @ CHC, 2:20pm, Thursday, May 12, 2011 @Wrigley Field

Cardinals, 21-16, 21-16 1st, 1 up

SP: Jaime Garcia (24, LHP, 4-0, 1.99)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. CHC Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (4-0) 45.1 33 15 10 11 44 2 1.99
2010 (13-8) 163.1 151 64 49 64 132 9 2.70
2008 (1-1) 16.0 14 10 10 8 8 4 5.63
Last 7 GS 4-0 45.1 33 15 10 11 44 2 1.99 62
2011-05-06 MIL W 9.0 2 0 0 1 8 0 102 90
2011-05-01 @ATL ND 6.0 5 4 3 1 6 1 99 53
2011-04-26 @HOU ND 5.1 6 4 3 2 6 1 91 46
2011-04-20 WSN W 5.0 4 3 1 2 4 0 102 53
2011-04-14 @LAD W 5.0 8 3 2 2 2 0 91 41
2011-04-09 @SFG ND 6.0 4 1 1 1 9 0 82 68
2011-04-03 SDP W 9.0 4 0 0 2 9 0 102 86
Last 5 v.CHC 0-1 6.0 7 4 2 1 4 0 3.00 49
2010-09-13 CHC L 6.0 7 4 2 1 4 0 87 49
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   10-9    Road:   11-7    ExtrInn: 1-2 
 vsRHP:  15-12   vsLHP:   6-4    1-Run:   3-8 
 vsEast:  6-4    vsCntrl: 8-6    vsWest:  7-6  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 37 Wed, May 11  @CHC  L   4-11      21-16  1st  1.0 up
 36 Tue, May 10  @CHC  W   6-4       21-15  1st  1.0 up
 35 Sun, May  8   MIL  W   3-1       20-15  1st  1.5 up
 34 Sat, May  7   MIL  L   0-4       19-15  1st  1.5 up
 33 Fri, May  6   MIL  W   6-0       19-14  1st  1.5 up
 32 Thu, May  5   FLA  W   6-3       18-14  1st  1.5 up
 31 Wed, May  4   FLA  L   7-8       17-14  1st  1.5 up
 30 Tue, May  3   FLA  W   7-5       17-13  1st  2.5 up
 29 Mon, May  2   FLA  L   5-6       16-13  1st  1.5 up
 28 Sun, May  1  @ATL  L   5-6       16-12  1st  2.0 up
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:13-7    Last 30:19-11
Cubs, 16-19, 16-19 4th, 4 GB, 3½ GB in WC

SP: Casey Coleman (23, RHP, 1-2, 6.29)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. STL Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (1-2) 24.1 27 17 17 16 18 3 6.29
2010 (4-2) 57.0 56 27 26 25 27 3 4.11
Last 7 GS 3-2 38.1 38 20 19 19 24 3 4.46 48
2011-05-07 CIN ND 6.0 4 2 2 3 6 0 98 59
2011-05-01 @ARI L 5.0 4 4 4 5 3 1 94 41
2011-04-22 LAD L 2.2 6 6 6 4 4 0 90 22
2011-04-16 @COL W 5.2 4 1 1 3 3 0 97 57
2011-04-10 @MIL ND 5.0 9 4 4 1 2 2 81 34
2010-10-01 @HOU W 7.0 6 0 0 1 2 0 99 66
2010-09-25 STL W 7.0 5 3 2 2 4 0 93 59
Last 5 v.STL 1-0 7.0 5 3 2 2 4 0 2.57 59
2010-09-25 STL W 7.0 5 3 2 2 4 0 93 59
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    8-11   Road:    8-8    ExtrInn: 2-0 
 vsRHP:  10-16   vsLHP:   6-3    1-Run:   5-6 
 vsEast:  0-0    vsCntrl: 6-8    vsWest: 10-11 IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 35 Wed, May 11   STL  W  11-4       16-19  4th  4.0 gb
 34 Tue, May 10   STL  L   4-6       15-19  4th  5.0 gb
 33 Sun, May  8   CIN  L   0-2       15-18  4th  4.0 gb
 32 Sat, May  7   CIN  W   3-2       15-17  4th  3.0 gb
 31 Fri, May  6   CIN  L   4-5       14-17  4th  4.0 gb
 30 Wed, May  4  @LAD  W   5-1       14-16  4th  2.5 gb
 29 Tue, May  3  @LAD  W   4-1       13-16  5th  3.5 gb
 28 Mon, May  2  @LAD  L   2-5       12-16  5th  3.5 gb
 27 Sun, May  1  @ARI  L   3-4       12-15  5th  3.5 gb
 26 Sat, Apr 30  @ARI  W   5-3       12-14  4th  3.5 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20: 9-11   Last 30:13-17
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Wed, May 11, 2011 CHC 11  STL  4        W:Matt Garza (2-4), L: Jake Westbrook (2-3), S: none
Tue, May 10, 2011 STL  6 @CHC  4        W:Chris Carpenter (1-2), L: Kerry Wood (1-2), S: Eduardo Sanchez (4)

Sun, Sep 26, 2010 STL  8 @CHC  7        W:Jake Westbrook (9-11), L: Jeff Samardzija (2-2), S: Ryan Franklin (26)
Sat, Sep 25, 2010 CHC  7  STL  3        W:Casey Coleman (3-2), L: Chris Carpenter (15-9), S: none
Fri, Sep 24, 2010 STL  7 @CHC  1        W:Adam Wainwright (20-11), L: Tom Gorzelanny (7-9), S: none
Wed, Sep 15, 2010 CHC  7 @STL  3        W:Carlos Zambrano (9-6), L: Chris Carpenter (15-7), S: Carlos Marmol (31)
Tue, Sep 14, 2010 CHC  7 @STL  2        W:Randy Wells (7-13), L: Adam Wainwright (18-11), S: none
Mon, Sep 13, 2010 CHC  5 @STL  1        W:Jeff Samardzija (1-1), L: Jaime Garcia (13-8), S: none
Sun, Aug 15, 2010 CHC  9 @STL  7        W:Ryan Dempster (11-8), L: Kyle Lohse (1-5), S: Carlos Marmol (21)
Sat, Aug 14, 2010 CHC  3 @STL  2        W:Carlos Zambrano (4-6), L: Chris Carpenter (13-4), S: Carlos Marmol (20)
Season Series: 2011 - tied 1-1; 2010 - CHC won 9-6; 2009 - STL won 10-6; All-Time - CHC leads 1162-1095

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
Cardinals Batters (5.22 RS/G) vs. Cubs Pitchers (4.77 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 27.Coleman
G/S/vB
64.Berg
G/S/vB
43.Grabow*
G/S/vB
49.Marmol
G/S/vB
45.Marshall*
G/S/vB
62.Mateo
G/S/vB
40.Russell*
G/S/vB
29.Samardzija
G/S/vB
34.Wood
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
12.Berkman# G/S/vP ··· 4/.000 20/.667 17/1.016 21/.859 ··· ··· 2/1.000 39/.990 133/103 .357/.444/.705/1.149 .926/1.217 1.181 84/1.249 0/2 10/1
21.Craig G/S/vP ··· 2/1.000 ··· 2/.000 1/.000 2/.000 ··· 4/1.250 ··· 49/32 .279/.367/.419/.786 .794/.777 .774 18/1.111 3/0 1/0
33.Descalso* G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/no AB ··· ··· 4/.250 1/2.000 92/79 .237/.310/.368/.679 .444/.710 .808 67/.687 1/0 1/2
27.Greene G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 3/.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 45/27 .244/.311/.341/.653 1.069/.382 .737 37/.688 5/0 1/2
38.Hamilton* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 13/9 .250/.308/.333/.641 .500/.708 .536 13/.641 0/0 0/0
7.Holliday G/S/vP 4/.000 2/1.500 10/.400 9/.347 7/1.238 3/1.000 3/.666 6/1.000 3/.333 133/106 .386/.474/.588/1.061 1.365/.990 1.090 104/1.044 0/1 4/1
15.Jay* G/S/vP 4/.500 2/.500 1/2.000 1/.000 4/1.250 1/no AB 3/1.167 3/.666 1/no AB 45/37 .250/.400/.417/.817 .833/.812 .810 26/.766 0/1 2/0
13.Laird G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 2/1.000 ··· ··· 1/3.000 1/.000 41/32 .222/.300/.389/.689 .611/.691 .783 26/.729 0/1 0/0
4.Molina G/S/vP 1/.000 1/no AB 7/.453 7/1.285 24/.739 ··· 1/.000 5/1.100 5/.933 116/90 .279/.325/.404/.728 .452/.808 .818 75/.834 1/2 2/3
5.Pujols G/S/vP 3/1.667 3/.666 13/1.738 24/.675 29/.754 3/1.167 3/1.167 12/1.472 46/1.050 161/126 .270/.342/.440/.781 .866/.760 .786 102/.861 2/0 7/4
8.Punto# G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 2/.000 4/.500 4/.833 ··· ··· 1/no AB 2/.500 62/42 .260/.356/.380/.736 .487/.825 1.048 62/.736 1/0 0/0
28.Rasmus* G/S/vP 4/.833 1/no AB 3/.333 5/.200 11/.546 1/.000 3/1.666 8/.393 ··· 164/117 .303/.390/.458/.848 .913/.823 .877 103/.720 3/1 3/1
3.Theriot G/S/vP ··· ··· 9/.985 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 143/109 .287/.340/.318/.658 .838/.605 .753 85/.604 4/0 0/8
IP 24.1 9.1 13.1 15.2 15.0 14.0 18.2 21.0 14.0 TOTAL .286/.358/.432/.790 .806/.785 .864 .803 20/9 34/30
ERA-K/9 6.29/6.7 2.89/5.8 4.05/5.4 1.72/10.9 0.60/9.0 5.79/10.3 7.71/5.8 3.43/9.4 2.57/8.4 4.56/8.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Laird (5-3-1)
 Molina (10-7-2)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 119/.281 37/.188 64/.250 65/.154 61/.263 66/.339 88/.329 94/.162 61/.216 .257  Rasmus
 Craig
 Holliday
 Hamilton
 Greene
 Berkman
 Jay
0/36/0/2
6/0/4/1
30/0/0/1
1/0/0/0
1/0/4/0
0/0/33/0
5/2/17/0
OPS .855 .641 .772 .470 .569 .850 1.009 .557 .597 .746
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 50/.836 14/1.095 22/.281 31/.603 24/.681 20/.950 22/.703 43/.598 21/.522 .725
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 69/.868 23/.367 42/1.048 34/.342 37/.492 46/.802 66/1.113 51/.523 40/.636 .762
Home 43/.733 14/.214 36/.611 32/.529 34/.593 40/.891 51/1.170 45/.653 41/.585
Last 28d days 94/.752 37/.641 39/.611 38/.424 38/.639 49/1.048 69/1.014 63/.493 35/.557
HR/SB/CS 3/3/0 1/0/0 2/1/2 0/3/0 0/1/1 1/1/1 6/5/0 0/6/0 1/1/1 32/28/11
Usage ····X··· X······· ·o······ ···X···· X····o·X ·o··oo·· ·o··o··· X··o···· ·X··XX··
Cubs Batters (4.06 RS/G) vs. Cardinals Pitchers (4.16 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 54.Garcia*
G/S/vB
44.Batista
G/S/vB
41.Boggs
G/S/vB
31.Franklin
G/S/vB
43.Miller*
G/S/vB
30.Motte
G/S/vB
59.Salas
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
28.Baker G/S/vP 4/.000 5/.600 ··· 5/.700 ··· ··· ··· 68/40 .333/.353/.455/.807 1.107/.591 .842 42/.708 0/0 1/0
15.Barney G/S/vP 3/.666 2/.500 1/.000 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 130/110 .325/.349/.415/.763 .976/.725 .711 97/.738 2/1 1/2
24.Byrd G/S/vP 3/.000 16/.250 3/.333 6/.900 1/2.000 2/.000 2/1.500 149/118 .308/.336/.392/.727 .710/.731 .671 96/.660 1/1 1/1
53.Castillo G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· / /// / / / /
13.Castro G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 2/2.000 3/2.167 1/.000 3/1.667 3/.000 154/121 .324/.351/.426/.776 .677/.804 .790 98/.699 4/0 1/7
21.Colvin* G/S/vP 2/.500 1/.000 1/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 66/52 .117/.197/.267/.464 .220/.531 .415 28/.258 0/0 2/0
9.DeWitt* G/S/vP ··· 3/.000 2/.000 3/.333 2/1.000 2/.000 3/1.333 28/27 .296/.321/.444/.766 2.000/.719 .863 19/.895 0/0 1/2
1.Fukudome* G/S/vP 1/.000 1/.000 7/1.514 10/.844 4/2.167 3/.000 3/.666 105/98 .349/.456/.395/.852 .667/.864 1.027 83/.859 0/0 0/0
55.Hill# G/S/vP ··· 3/1.334 3/1.667 3/1.333 ··· 2/.000 1/.000 23/22 .200/.304/.500/.804 .000/.844 .647 18/.866 0/0 1/1
5.Johnson G/S/vP ··· 8/.125 3/.666 18/.818 4/.833 ··· ··· 36/23 .367/.444/.567/1.011 .641/1.244 1.251 26/1.327 0/1 1/0
22.Pena* G/S/vP ··· 13/.770 ··· 18/.882 2/.000 ··· ··· 114/90 .228/.354/.348/.702 .458/.768 .759 78/.759 0/1 3/1
16.Ramirez G/S/vP 4/.750 16/.464 3/1.167 9/1.000 3/1.667 5/.000 2/.500 142/113 .295/.352/.380/.732 .519/.782 .772 90/.648 0/1 1/2
12.Soriano G/S/vP 3/.666 24/.166 9/.000 41/1.074 2/.000 7/.929 1/.000 130/101 .250/.277/.548/.825 .974/.783 .708 84/.824 0/0 11/3
IP 45.1 16.0 17.2 12.1 6.0 16.0 12.2 TOTAL .276/.330/.404/.734 .782/.721 .722 .719 7/5 28/22
ERA-K/9 1.99/8.7 0.56/5.1 3.57/9.7 9.49/3.7 3.00/3.0 1.69/8.4 1.42/9.9 3.55/6.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Hill (1-0-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 176/.205 76/.250 73/.239 62/.375 26/.238 65/.228 50/.196 .253  Soriano
 Fukudome
 Byrd
 Colvin
 Johnson
 Baker
33/0/0/3
0/0/25/1
0/34/0/1
7/0/13/1
4/4/7/0
0/0/1/0
OPS .527 .704 .636 1.158 .741 .608 .521 .695
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 36/.627 23/1.089 26/.905 27/.910 20/.663 24/.542 22/.634 .681
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 140/.501 53/.547 47/.501 35/1.367 6/1.000 41/.644 28/.437 .705
Road 94/.695 48/.676 35/.478 39/1.329 16/.804 29/.498 20/.753
Last 28d days 98/.517 52/.764 42/.742 38/1.204 13/.862 39/.588 44/.471
HR/SB/CS 2/4/1 0/2/0 1/1/1 4/0/0 0/0/0 0/0/1 0/1/0 24/15/10
Usage ·····X·· oo·····X X···o··o X······· ······oo X···o·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.