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Game Preview: TBR @ DET, 1:05pm, Wednesday, May 25, 2011 @Comerica Park

Rays, 26-23, 26-23 3rd, 1 GB, ½ GB in WC

SP: Andy Sonnanstine (28, RHP, 0-1, 4.21)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. DET Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (0-1) 25.2 28 12 12 7 8 6 4.21
2010 (3-1) 81.0 83 40 40 27 50 11 4.44
2009 (6-9) 99.2 131 85 75 34 60 19 6.77
Last 7 GS 1-2 31.1 35 16 16 15 12 6 4.60 45
2011-05-20 @FLA ND 5.0 7 3 3 0 1 2 75 42
2011-05-15 BAL L 5.0 8 4 4 0 2 1 84 37
2011-05-10 @CLE ND 3.1 4 2 2 5 2 2 68 41
2010-10-02 @KCR ND 2.1 5 0 0 0 1 0 39 48
2010-08-19 @OAK ND 5.1 5 3 3 3 3 0 91 46
2010-08-14 BAL W 5.0 3 3 3 4 2 1 99 47
2010-08-08 @TOR L 5.1 3 1 1 3 1 0 77 56
Last 5 v.DET 1-1 11.2 12 7 7 4 13 2 5.40 49
2008-09-26 @DET L 5.2 5 5 5 3 7 2 92 43
2008-08-02 DET W 6.0 7 2 2 1 6 0 102 55
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   11-13   Road:   15-10   ExtrInn: 2-1 
 vsRHP:  19-18   vsLHP:   7-5    1-Run:   8-5 
 vsEast: 12-9    vsCntrl:12-8    vsWest:  1-4  IL: 1-2 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 49 Tue, May 24  @DET  L   6-7       26-23  3rd  1.0 gb
 48 Mon, May 23  @DET  L   3-6       26-22  1st    Tied
 47 Sun, May 22  @FLA  W   4-0       26-21  1st    Tied
 46 Sat, May 21  @FLA  L   3-5       25-21  1st    Tied
 45 Fri, May 20  @FLA  L   3-5       25-20  1st  0.5 up
 44 Thu, May 19  @TOR  L   2-3       25-19  1st  1.0 up
 43 Wed, May 18  @TOR  W   6-5       25-18  1st  2.0 up
 42 Tue, May 17   NYY  L   2-6       24-18  1st  2.0 up
 41 Mon, May 16   NYY  W   6-5       24-17  1st  3.0 up
 40 Sun, May 15   BAL  L   3-9       23-17  1st  2.0 up
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:17-13
Tigers, 25-23, 25-23 2nd, 6 GB, 1 GB in WC

SP: Brad Penny (33, RHP, 4-4, 4.45)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. TBR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (4-4) 62.2 58 32 31 22 27 6 4.45
2010 (3-4) 55.2 63 25 20 9 35 4 3.23
2009 (11-9) 173.1 191 102 94 51 109 22 4.88
Last 7 GS 4-3 46.1 38 17 16 14 19 3 3.11 55
2011-05-20 @PIT L 5.2 6 5 5 5 4 1 105 36
2011-05-14 KCR W 8.0 5 0 0 0 2 0 110 74
2011-05-08 @TOR W 7.2 7 2 2 0 1 1 94 58
2011-05-03 NYY W 6.0 6 1 0 2 1 0 98 57
2011-04-28 SEA L 7.0 9 4 4 1 3 1 112 45
2011-04-23 CHW W 7.0 1 0 0 2 3 0 95 76
2011-04-17 @OAK L 5.0 4 5 5 4 5 0 94 40
Last 5 v.TBR 1-4 29.1 36 20 20 10 19 4 6.14 43
2009-08-05 @TBR L 6.0 6 5 5 2 5 3 117 43
2009-05-08 TBR W 6.1 8 3 3 2 2 0 91 45
2009-05-03 @TBR L 6.0 6 3 3 2 8 0 110 54
2004-07-03 TBD L 6.0 7 5 5 3 1 0 96 36
2001-07-07 @TBD L 5.0 9 4 4 1 3 1 90 35
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   13-8    Road:   12-15   ExtrInn: 1-1 
 vsRHP:  13-19   vsLHP:  12-4    1-Run:   4-4 
 vsEast: 10-9    vsCntrl: 8-5    vsWest:  6-7  IL: 1-2 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 48 Tue, May 24   TBR  W   7-6       25-23  2nd  6.0 gb
 47 Mon, May 23   TBR  W   6-3       24-23  2nd  7.0 gb
 46 Sun, May 22  @PIT  W   2-0       23-23  2nd  7.0 gb
 45 Sat, May 21  @PIT  L   2-6       22-23  2nd  7.0 gb
 44 Fri, May 20  @PIT  L   1-10      22-22  2nd  6.0 gb
 43 Thu, May 19  @BOS  L   3-4       22-21  2nd  5.0 gb
 42 Wed, May 18  @BOS  L   0-1       22-20  2nd  5.0 gb
 41 Mon, May 16   TOR  L   2-4       22-19  2nd  4.5 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
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:13-7    Last 30:17-13
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Tue, May 24, 2011 DET  7  TBR  6        W:Al Alburquerque (1-1), L: Cesar Ramos (0-1), S: Joaquin Benoit (1)
Mon, May 23, 2011 DET  6  TBR  3        W:Charlie Furbush (1-0), L: Jeremy Hellickson (5-3), S: none

Wed, Aug 11, 2010 DET  3  TBR  2        W:Justin Verlander (13-7), L: Matt Garza (11-7), S: Jose Valverde (22)
Tue, Aug 10, 2010 TBR  8 @DET  0        W:Jeremy Hellickson (2-0), L: Max Scherzer (7-9), S: none
Mon, Aug 09, 2010 TBR  6 @DET  3        W:David Price (15-5), L: Armando Galarraga (3-5), S: Rafael Soriano (32)
Thu, Jul 29, 2010 TBR  4  DET  2        W:David Price (14-5), L: Rick Porcello (4-9), S: Dan Wheeler (2)
Wed, Jul 28, 2010 TBR  7  DET  4        W:Jeff Niemann (9-3), L: Eddie Bonine (4-1), S: Rafael Soriano (28)
Tue, Jul 27, 2010 TBR  3  DET  2        W:James Shields (9-9), L: Justin Verlander (12-6), S: Rafael Soriano (27)
Mon, Jul 26, 2010 TBR  5  DET  0        W:Matt Garza (11-5), L: Max Scherzer (7-8), S: none
Sun, Sep 06, 2009 DET  5 @TBR  3        W:Edwin Jackson (12-6), L: Russ Springer (0-3), S: Brandon Lyon (3)
Season Series: 2011 - DET over 2-0; 2010 - TBR won 6-1; 2009 - DET won 5-2; All-Time - TBR leads 50-48

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
Rays Batters (4.22 RS/G) vs. Tigers Pitchers (4.31 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 31.Penny
G/S/vB
53.Benoit
G/S/vB
21.Gonzalez
G/S/vB
45.Perry
G/S/vB
55.Schlereth*
G/S/vB
46.Valverde
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
22.Damon* G/S/vP 7/.143 25/.920 1/.000 1/no AB 1/.000 2/.000 192/141 .272/.311/.433/.744 .688/.765 .858 111/.754 6/1 7/0
5.Fuld* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 189/137 .224/.273/.339/.612 .535/.639 .674 99/.325 12/5 2/2
28.Jaso* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 2/.500 104/92 .211/.279/.347/.626 .944/.587 .601 60/.730 0/1 2/1
9.Johnson# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 75/44 .258/.306/.409/.715 .818/.639 .617 45/.806 4/3 2/0
20.Joyce* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 1/no AB 1/2.000 1/2.000 167/143 .367/.431/.639/1.071 .625/1.145 1.018 98/1.311 3/0 8/0
11.Kotchman* G/S/vP 6/.833 6/1.100 1/2.000 1/.000 2/1.000 3/.000 122/104 .349/.410/.440/.850 .667/.885 .956 91/.893 1/2 1/0
3.Longoria G/S/vP 9/.333 3/.333 1/.000 6/1.166 1/.000 ··· 97/82 .220/.330/.390/.720 .431/.774 .873 91/.756 1/0 2/1
45.Lopez# G/S/vP 11/.364 ··· 3/1.167 ··· 1/2.000 7/1.096 79/50 .213/.253/.333/.586 .670/.537 .624 15/.421 1/1 2/2
1.Rodriguez G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 105/65 .222/.327/.444/.771 1.086/.583 .735 49/.692 3/1 1/1
16.Ruggiano G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 5/4 .000/.400/.000/.400 /.250 .400 5/.400 0/0 0/0
10.Shoppach G/S/vP ··· 3/.000 1/.000 2/3.000 ··· ··· 81/39 .167/.247/.250/.497 .575/.411 .448 40/.517 0/0 2/1
2.Upton G/S/vP 10/.311 4/.750 2/.500 2/1.500 1/no AB 3/.667 187/142 .255/.337/.442/.779 .744/.788 .869 97/.890 10/3 7/1
18.Zobrist# G/S/vP 6/.533 3/.000 1/.000 5/.800 1/.000 ··· 204/148 .253/.338/.489/.827 .791/.841 .838 112/.888 5/1 8/3
IP 62.2 17.2 5.1 9.0 16.1 21.0 TOTAL .242/.309/.396/.705 .689/.711 .746 .745 46/18 46/20
ERA-K/9 4.45/3.9 6.62/7.1 11.81/3.4 10.00/8.0 2.76/5.0 3.43/9.0 4.13/6.9

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Jaso (27-6-2)
 Shoppach (6-7-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 263/.247 81/.310 28/.400 49/.342 72/.250 90/.228 .250  Joyce
 Fuld
 Upton
 Ruggiano
 Johnson
 Damon
 Zobrist
 Rodriguez
8/0/39/3
39/4/3/3
0/46/0/2
0/1/1/1
1/1/0/0
10/0/0/0
0/0/15/0
2/0/0/0
OPS .713 .738 1.150 .958 .811 .639 .705
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 133/.640 39/.791 14/1.095 18/1.214 33/.618 56/.765 .725
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 130/.784 42/.681 14/1.196 31/.808 39/.984 34/.431 .686
Home 134/.593 32/.814 8/.875 20/.929 32/.578 52/.648
Last 28d days 138/.674 41/1.052 / 37/1.135 40/.915 52/.710
HR/SB/CS 6/7/2 1/1/1 0/0/1 1/1/0 3/0/1 2/1/1 40/33/16
Usage ····X··· oX··o··· ········ ···o··o· X··o··o· ·Xo·X···
Tigers Batters (4.38 RS/G) vs. Rays Pitchers (3.80 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 21.Sonnanstine
G/S/vB
37.Cruz
G/S/vB
43.Farnsworth
G/S/vB
74.Howell*
G/S/vB
62.Peralta
G/S/vB
27.Ramos*
G/S/vB
36.Russell
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
13.Avila* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 2/2.500 ··· 150/114 .292/.358/.562/.920 .924/.918 1.008 80/.937 2/0 8/3
26.Boesch* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/5.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 177/133 .266/.328/.392/.720 .869/.673 .708 87/.535 3/2 3/1
24.Cabrera G/S/vP 9/.985 9/.611 9/1.056 4/.500 7/1.000 ··· ··· 208/150 .311/.433/.557/.990 .959/1.000 .881 104/.947 0/1 9/4
15.Inge G/S/vP 3/.000 4/1.167 7/.453 10/.675 9/.000 ··· 1/.000 161/106 .208/.270/.292/.562 .686/.499 .502 77/.513 0/0 1/5
14.Jackson G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 1/.000 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· 210/145 .225/.278/.340/.618 .719/.572 .594 108/.721 6/2 3/1
32.Kelly* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· 54/52 .265/.321/.347/.668 1.000/.654 .494 32/.676 2/0 0/1
41.Martinez# G/S/vP 13/.490 6/2.067 9/.756 12/.788 9/.444 ··· ··· 137/102 .295/.365/.484/.849 .688/.899 .576 72/.979 0/0 4/0
27.Peralta G/S/vP 9/1.083 5/.650 8/.661 10/1.200 14/.741 ··· ··· 170/115 .296/.359/.507/.865 .856/.870 .910 80/1.018 0/1 7/2
25.Raburn G/S/vP 2/.000 1/.000 4/.250 2/.500 ··· ··· 1/.000 154/97 .204/.248/.345/.593 .672/.548 .656 65/.417 1/0 4/4
39.Santiago# G/S/vP 2/2.500 3/.667 2/.000 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 69/51 .293/.344/.397/.740 .561/.804 .684 38/.976 0/0 1/1
20.Sizemore G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· 71/46 .233/.343/.250/.593 .909/.421 .800 71/.593 1/1 0/2
57.Wells G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 54/20 .245/.315/.367/.682 .552/.906 .613 18/.646 0/0 1/1
IP 25.2 17.1 16.0 2.1 24.2 14.1 15.0 TOTAL .253/.323/.396/.720 .740/.711 .715 .734 16/8 43/34
ERA-K/9 4.21/2.8 3.63/7.3 1.69/5.1 7.71/7.8 3.65/6.6 4.40/7.6 3.60/4.2 3.59/6.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Avila (26-15-2)
 Martinez (7-1-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 104/.292 73/.155 61/.228 9/.143 95/.193 58/.204 71/.279 .237  Jackson
 Boesch
 Kelly
 Raburn
 Wells
0/48/0/3
14/0/25/2
3/4/8/1
35/0/2/1
0/1/26/1
OPS .857 .501 .566 .393 .603 .654 .807 .691
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 50/1.094 29/.595 23/.536 4/.000 46/.664 31/.630 20/.667 .694
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 54/.639 44/.436 38/.579 5/.833 49/.547 27/.681 51/.851 .689
Road 59/.878 37/.718 32/.683 9/.393 61/.804 27/.681 22/.775
Last 28d days 77/.949 45/.578 33/.628 9/.393 55/.626 28/.801 37/.799
HR/SB/CS 6/1/2 0/5/0 0/1/0 0/0/0 1/1/0 2/2/0 1/4/0 44/33/13
Usage ····X··· ·X·o·oo· o·····o· ·X··o··· X···X·o· oo·oo·oo ···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.