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Game Preview: TOR @ DET, 7:05pm, Monday, May 16, 2011 @Comerica Park

Blue Jays, 20-20, 20-20 3rd, 3 GB, 2 GB in WC

SP: Kyle Drabek (23, RHP, 2-2, 4.81)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. DET Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (2-2) 43.0 45 24 23 28 33 5 4.81
2010 (0-3) 17.0 18 9 9 5 12 2 4.76
Last 7 GS 1-2 36.0 44 23 22 25 26 5 5.50 42
2011-05-10 BOS ND 5.0 8 4 4 3 5 2 109 37
2011-05-05 @TBR L 5.2 6 3 3 4 3 0 105 44
2011-04-30 @NYY L 2.1 7 5 5 4 4 0 78 23
2011-04-25 @TEX W 6.0 5 3 3 2 2 1 101 50
2011-04-19 NYY ND 5.1 6 4 4 4 2 1 93 38
2011-04-13 @SEA ND 5.2 6 2 2 4 5 1 114 50
2011-04-08 @LAA ND 6.0 6 2 1 4 5 0 103 55
Has never faced DET as starter.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    9-8    Road:   11-12   ExtrInn: 5-1 
 vsRHP:  13-16   vsLHP:   7-4    1-Run:   6-8 
 vsEast:  7-10   vsCntrl: 6-4    vsWest:  7-6  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 40 Sun, May 15  @MIN  W  11-3       20-20  3rd  3.0 gb
 39 Sat, May 14  @MIN  W   9-3 (11)  19-20  3rd  4.0 gb
 38 Fri, May 13  @MIN  W   2-0       18-20  3rd  5.0 gb
 37 Wed, May 11   BOS  W   9-3       17-20  3rd  4.5 gb
 36 Tue, May 10   BOS  W   7-6 (10)  16-20  4th  5.5 gb
 35 Mon, May  9   DET  L   5-10      15-20  4th  5.5 gb
 34 Sun, May  8   DET  L   2-5       15-19  4th  5.0 gb
 33 Sat, May  7   DET  L   0-9       15-18  3rd  4.0 gb
 32 Fri, May  6   DET  W   7-4       15-17  3rd  4.0 gb
 31 Thu, May  5  @TBR  L   1-3       14-17  4th  4.0 gb
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:15-15
Tigers, 22-18, 22-18 2nd, 3½ GB, 1 up in WC

SP: Max Scherzer (26, RHP, 6-0, 3.20)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. TOR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (6-0) 50.2 48 18 18 23 51 8 3.20
2010 (12-11) 195.2 174 84 76 70 184 20 3.50
2009 (9-11) 170.1 166 94 78 63 174 20 4.12
Last 7 GS 5-0 45.2 39 12 12 21 45 4 2.36 60
2011-05-09 @TOR W 5.0 5 2 2 3 5 1 97 51
2011-05-04 NYY W 8.0 4 0 0 2 9 0 109 81
2011-04-29 @CLE ND 6.2 6 5 5 5 7 2 105 44
2011-04-24 CHW W 8.0 4 0 0 3 7 0 104 78
2011-04-18 @SEA W 6.0 6 2 2 4 7 1 112 55
2011-04-13 TEX ND 6.0 7 2 2 2 7 0 113 55
2011-04-08 KCR W 6.0 7 1 1 2 3 0 103 55
Last 5 v.TOR 2-0 13.0 11 3 3 4 13 2 2.08 62
2011-05-09 @TOR W 5.0 5 2 2 3 5 1 97 51
2010-08-26 @TOR W 8.0 6 1 1 1 8 1 121 73
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   11-7    Road:   11-11   ExtrInn: 1-1 
 vsRHP:  11-14   vsLHP:  11-4    1-Run:   3-2 
 vsEast:  8-6    vsCntrl: 8-5    vsWest:  6-7  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 40 Sat, May 14   KCR  W   3-0       22-18  2nd  3.5 gb
 39 Fri, May 13   KCR  W   3-1       21-18  2nd  4.0 gb
 38 Wed, May 11  @MIN  W   9-7       20-18  2nd  4.5 gb
 37 Tue, May 10  @MIN  W  10-2       19-18  2nd  5.5 gb
 36 Mon, May  9  @TOR  W  10-5       18-18  3rd  5.5 gb
 35 Sun, May  8  @TOR  W   5-2       17-18  3rd  6.0 gb
 34 Sat, May  7  @TOR  W   9-0       16-18  3rd  7.0 gb
 33 Fri, May  6  @TOR  L   4-7       15-18  3rd  7.0 gb
 32 Thu, May  5   NYY  W   6-3       15-17  3rd  7.0 gb
 31 Wed, May  4   NYY  W   4-0       14-17  3rd  7.0 gb
 Last 10: 9-1    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:19-11
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Mon, May 09, 2011 DET 10 @TOR  5        W:Max Scherzer (6-0), L: Brandon Morrow (1-2), S: none
Sun, May 08, 2011 DET  5 @TOR  2        W:Brad Penny (3-3), L: Jo-Jo Reyes (0-3), S: Jose Valverde (7)
Sat, May 07, 2011 DET  9 @TOR  0        W:Justin Verlander (3-3), L: Ricky Romero (2-4), S: none
Fri, May 06, 2011 TOR  7  DET  4        W:Jesse Litsch (3-2), L: Phil Coke (1-5), S: Frank Francisco (2)

Sun, Aug 29, 2010 DET 10 @TOR  4        W:Rick Porcello (7-11), L: Marc Rzepczynski (1-3), S: none
Sat, Aug 28, 2010 TOR  5  DET  4        W:Brandon Morrow (10-6), L: Alfredo Figaro (0-2), S: Kevin Gregg (30)
Fri, Aug 27, 2010 TOR  3  DET  2 (11)   W:Shawn Camp (4-2), L: Phil Coke (7-3), S: none
Thu, Aug 26, 2010 DET  7 @TOR  1        W:Max Scherzer (10-9), L: Ricky Romero (10-8), S: none
Sun, Jul 25, 2010 DET  6  TOR  5        W:Phil Coke (6-1), L: Jason Frasor (3-3), S: Jose Valverde (21)
Sun, Jul 25, 2010 TOR  5 @DET  3        W:Scott Downs (4-5), L: Jose Valverde (1-2), S: Kevin Gregg (23)
Season Series: 2011 - DET over 3-1; 2010 - Tied 4-4; 2009 - TOR won 5-3; All-Time - TOR leads 205-174

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
Blue Jays Batters (4.63 RS/G) vs. Tigers Pitchers (4.33 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 37.Scherzer
G/S/vB
53.Benoit
G/S/vB
45.Perry
G/S/vB
55.Schlereth*
G/S/vB
36.Thomas*
G/S/vB
46.Valverde
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
9.Arencibia G/S/vP 2/.500 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 116/84 .229/.302/.486/.787 1.147/.654 .729 70/.700 0/0 6/2
19.Bautista G/S/vP 8/2.675 3/3.000 3/.667 1/3.000 ··· 5/.400 150/121 .368/.520/.868/1.388 1.597/1.338 1.225 89/1.711 4/1 16/1
11.Davis G/S/vP 3/.667 1/no AB 4/.500 ··· ··· 1/2.000 91/69 .233/.275/.302/.577 .718/.534 .474 59/.709 11/3 0/1
10.Encarnacion G/S/vP 9/.666 3/.000 3/.666 ··· 1/.000 9/.611 124/93 .246/.274/.347/.622 .427/.687 .590 78/.647 1/0 0/8
5.Escobar G/S/vP 20/1.278 ··· 2/no AB 1/.000 1/no AB 5/.650 167/126 .287/.364/.399/.762 .939/.705 .665 108/.652 1/0 3/3
2.Hill G/S/vP 6/.000 6/1.167 5/.650 1/.000 1/.000 3/.000 102/83 .226/.265/.280/.544 .433/.570 .629 37/.543 6/0 0/0
26.Lind* G/S/vP 3/.000 4/.500 ··· 1/.000 3/.000 2/2.500 140/100 .313/.343/.516/.858 .850/.862 .890 73/1.098 1/1 7/2
6.McDonald G/S/vP ··· 4/.500 ··· 1/2.000 ··· 1/2.000 103/78 .217/.284/.337/.621 .667/.607 .582 78/.553 1/2 2/0
8.Molina G/S/vP 2/.000 8/.804 2/no AB 1/.000 2/.000 1/.000 54/42 .292/.358/.458/.817 1.667/.566 .764 33/.665 0/0 1/0
16.Patterson* G/S/vP 5/.000 1/2.000 3/1.000 3/.000 2/1.500 6/.000 127/90 .280/.317/.441/.758 .903/.698 .810 96/.758 6/4 2/0
20.Rivera G/S/vP 4/.500 7/.000 5/.200 ··· ··· 3/.000 142/111 .208/.303/.272/.575 .699/.540 .668 96/.682 2/2 2/0
IP 50.2 13.2 7.0 14.0 11.0 18.0 TOTAL .254/.327/.412/.739 .842/.707 .713 .768 43/14 44/26
ERA-K/9 3.20/9.1 6.59/7.2 9.00/10.3 2.57/3.9 9.00/5.7 1.50/10.0 4.09/7.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Arencibia (17-7-3)
 Molina (12-4-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 216/.250 63/.304 38/.357 59/.220 56/.386 72/.200 .249  Bautista
 Rivera
 Patterson
 Davis
0/0/31/3
13/0/4/2
7/23/0/1
0/15/6/0
OPS .755 .740 1.058 .762 .974 .539 .713
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 124/.871 33/.878 16/1.396 26/.526 25/1.030 43/.650 .740
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 92/.604 30/.573 22/.804 33/.963 31/.929 29/.385 .685
Home 111/.566 17/.745 16/1.192 25/.526 16/.697 45/.602
Last 28d days 110/.600 34/1.086 32/1.215 33/.732 36/1.039 47/.652
HR/SB/CS 8/5/4 1/1/1 1/1/0 3/0/1 1/0/0 1/1/1 35/26/14
Usage ······X· ····X·X· ······X· ····oX·o ·····X·· ·Xo·o·oo
Tigers Batters (4.68 RS/G) vs. Blue Jays Pitchers (4.35 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 4.Drabek
G/S/vB
57.Camp
G/S/vB
29.Dotel
G/S/vB
50.Francisco
G/S/vB
54.Frasor
G/S/vB
44.Janssen
G/S/vB
60.Rauch
G/S/vB
34.Rzepczynski*
G/S/vB
33.Villanueva
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
13.Avila* G/S/vP ··· 3/1.000 1/no AB ··· 2/1.000 2/.000 1/5.000 3/.666 2/.000 126/94 .273/.331/.527/.858 .804/.876 .922 78/.847 2/0 6/1
26.Boesch* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 2/.500 2/.000 1/no AB 1/.000 5/.000 3/.333 ··· 149/107 .290/.356/.405/.760 .914/.702 .744 86/.697 3/2 2/1
24.Cabrera G/S/vP ··· 8/1.875 15/1.025 7/.286 8/1.339 5/1.467 18/.733 3/1.667 4/.250 175/121 .309/.440/.540/.980 .975/.981 .861 100/.908 0/0 7/1
15.Inge G/S/vP ··· 11/1.245 3/.333 6/.666 13/.154 5/.200 10/.000 4/.000 8/.500 139/87 .198/.254/.294/.547 .660/.481 .498 80/.524 0/0 1/5
14.Jackson G/S/vP ··· 5/1.800 1/.000 1/.000 1/2.000 3/.666 3/.333 5/.650 2/2.500 174/114 .229/.288/.357/.645 .769/.576 .591 104/.737 5/2 3/1
32.Kelly* G/S/vP ··· 2/1.000 1/no AB 2/.000 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 2/2.000 45/43 .268/.318/.366/.684 1.000/.668 .258 27/.679 2/0 0/1
41.Martinez# G/S/vP ··· 19/.895 12/.977 7/.619 12/.900 4/1.000 5/1.267 2/.500 3/.666 108/76 .330/.389/.546/.935 .714/1.022 .615 43/1.292 0/0 4/0
27.Peralta G/S/vP ··· 17/.368 9/1.000 9/.222 10/1.178 5/1.550 2/1.000 5/.933 2/.000 142/91 .307/.366/.504/.870 .732/.943 .873 81/.943 0/1 5/1
25.Raburn G/S/vP ··· 6/.533 6/.334 1/.000 7/.429 2/.000 3/.000 3/.000 2/.000 142/89 .214/.255/.366/.622 .698/.576 .668 84/.600 1/0 4/4
39.Santiago# G/S/vP ··· 7/.929 1/.000 4/.833 3/.000 1/2.000 6/.000 ··· 1/2.000 59/41 .286/.333/.347/.680 .561/.734 .813 30/.903 0/0 0/1
20.Sizemore G/S/vP ··· 2/1.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 1/no AB 2/.000 1/.000 2/1.000 46/26 .263/.391/.289/.681 .825/.573 .750 46/.681 1/0 0/1
57.Wells G/S/vP ··· 2/.500 ··· ··· 1/.000 2/.000 1/.000 3/1.667 ··· 50/18 .239/.300/.370/.670 .523/.922 .613 30/.577 0/0 1/1
IP 43.0 21.0 11.2 9.0 16.2 16.2 16.2 17.2 22.1 TOTAL .257/.327/.399/.726 .729/.724 .699 .738 15/6 34/26
ERA-K/9 4.81/6.9 2.14/4.7 6.17/12.3 3.00/12.0 1.62/9.7 1.62/5.9 2.70/4.9 2.55/9.2 1.61/6.9 3.86/7.9

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Avila (23-13-2)
 Martinez (3-1-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 194/.278 83/.260 59/.239 38/.156 67/.197 68/.230 64/.169 67/.183 81/.129 .243  Jackson
 Boesch
 Wells
 Kelly
 Raburn
0/40/0/3
14/0/18/2
0/1/22/1
3/4/8/1
32/0/0/1
OPS .822 .707 .853 .633 .613 .571 .607 .469 .463 .710
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 126/.892 44/.947 27/1.427 26/.908 31/.469 38/.437 37/.641 38/.415 37/.593 .785
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 68/.696 39/.433 32/.460 12/.083 36/.740 30/.746 27/.556 29/.535 44/.358 .643
Road 121/.850 46/.748 43/.859 18/.289 30/.348 28/.332 34/.750 38/.415 39/.301
Last 28d days 117/.963 53/.687 39/.804 38/.633 38/.635 51/.583 37/.513 35/.522 48/.523
HR/SB/CS 5/4/2 1/1/1 3/0/0 2/4/0 2/5/0 0/1/2 3/0/0 0/0/1 2/2/0 38/29/11
Usage ·····X·· Xo····X· Xo····X· ··o·XX·· ·o···X·X ·o··X·o· ·X··ooo· ·o···X·X X····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.