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Game Preview: TEX @ TBR, 6:40pm, Monday, May 30, 2011 @Tropicana Field

Rangers, 28-25, 28-25 1st, 1 up

SP: Derek Holland (24, LHP, 3-1, 4.68)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. TBR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (3-1) 59.2 69 32 31 22 48 6 4.68
2010 (3-4) 57.1 55 30 26 24 54 6 4.08
2009 (8-13) 138.1 160 98 94 47 107 26 6.12
Last 7 GS 1-0 40.0 49 24 23 17 32 4 5.18 46
2011-05-24 CHW ND 4.0 4 4 4 1 4 2 64 41
2011-05-19 @KCR ND 8.0 9 1 1 1 5 0 113 64
2011-05-14 LAA ND 6.0 6 2 2 3 4 0 105 53
2011-05-07 NYY ND 3.0 4 4 4 5 4 0 77 34
2011-05-02 @OAK ND 7.0 8 3 2 2 4 1 103 53
2011-04-27 TOR ND 5.0 11 5 5 3 2 0 100 24
2011-04-22 KCR W 7.0 7 5 5 2 9 1 108 50
Last 5 v.TBR 2-1 15.1 18 12 12 8 15 5 7.04 42
2010-08-18 @TBR L 4.1 6 5 5 4 8 2 106 35
2009-09-25 TBR W 5.0 5 3 3 3 3 1 91 45
2009-07-04 TBR W 6.0 7 4 4 1 4 2 92 45
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   19-11   Road:    9-14   ExtrInn: 1-3 
 vsRHP:  18-17   vsLHP:  10-8    1-Run:   7-9 
 vsEast:  8-8    vsCntrl:10-6    vsWest:  9-9  IL: 1-2 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 53 Sun, May 29   KCR  W   7-6       28-25  1st  1.0 up
 52 Sat, May 28   KCR  W  10-1       27-25  1st  0.5 up
 51 Fri, May 27   KCR  L   7-12(14)  26-25  1st    Tied
 50 Wed, May 25   CHW  W   2-1       26-24  1st  0.5 up
 49 Tue, May 24   CHW  L   6-8       25-24  1st  0.5 up
 48 Mon, May 23   CHW  W   4-0       25-23  1st  0.5 up
 47 Sun, May 22  @PHI  W   2-0       24-23  1st  0.5 up
 46 Sat, May 21  @PHI  L   0-2       23-23  1st  0.5 up
 45 Fri, May 20  @PHI  L   2-3       23-22  1st  0.5 up
 44 Thu, May 19  @KCR  L   1-2 (10)  23-21  1st  1.0 up
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:14-16
Rays, 28-24, 28-24 3rd, 1½ GB, ½ GB in WC

SP: Wade Davis (25, RHP, 4-4, 3.71)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. TEX Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (4-4) 63.0 62 27 26 28 30 8 3.71
2010 (12-10) 168.0 165 77 76 62 113 24 4.07
2009 (2-2) 36.1 33 19 15 13 36 2 3.72
Last 7 GS 3-2 43.2 45 20 19 22 22 8 3.92 49
2011-05-24 @DET ND 6.0 8 5 4 2 4 2 109 40
2011-05-19 @TOR L 7.2 7 3 3 4 3 2 99 52
2011-05-14 BAL L 5.1 7 4 4 3 3 2 106 38
2011-05-08 @BAL W 5.0 4 3 3 5 3 1 100 45
2011-05-03 TOR ND 6.0 6 2 2 3 2 0 112 51
2011-04-27 @MIN W 6.2 7 2 2 3 5 0 107 54
2011-04-20 CHW W 7.0 6 1 1 2 2 1 99 61
Last 5 v.TEX 0-1 3.1 9 8 8 0 3 2 21.60 13
2010-06-04 @TEX L 3.1 9 8 8 0 3 2 65 13
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   13-14   Road:   15-10   ExtrInn: 2-1 
 vsRHP:  21-19   vsLHP:   7-5    1-Run:   8-5 
 vsEast: 12-9    vsCntrl:14-9    vsWest:  1-4  IL: 1-2 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 52 Sun, May 29   CLE  W   7-0       28-24  3rd  1.5 gb
 51 Sat, May 28   CLE  L   3-7       27-24  3rd  2.0 gb
 50 Fri, May 27   CLE  W   5-0       27-23  3rd  1.5 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
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:17-13
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Wed, Aug 18, 2010 TBR  8  TEX  6        W:James Shields (11-11), L: Derek Holland (2-2), S: Rafael Soriano (35)
Tue, Aug 17, 2010 TBR 10  TEX  1        W:Matt Garza (12-7), L: Tommy Hunter (9-2), S: none
Mon, Aug 16, 2010 TBR  6  TEX  4        W:Lance Cormier (4-3), L: Cliff Lee (10-6), S: Rafael Soriano (34)
Sun, Jun 06, 2010 TBR  9 @TEX  5        W:Matt Garza (6-4), L: Rich Harden (3-2), S: none
Sat, Jun 05, 2010 TEX  6  TBR  1        W:Tommy Hunter (1-0), L: James Shields (5-4), S: none
Fri, Jun 04, 2010 TEX  9  TBR  6        W:C.J. Wilson (4-3), L: Wade Davis (5-5), S: Neftali Feliz (15)
Sun, Sep 27, 2009 TBR  7 @TEX  6        W:Randy Choate (1-0), L: Frank Francisco (2-3), S: Lance Cormier (2)
Sat, Sep 26, 2009 TEX 15  TBR  3        W:Kevin Millwood (12-10), L: Matt Garza (8-11), S: none
Fri, Sep 25, 2009 TEX  8  TBR  3        W:Derek Holland (8-12), L: James Shields (10-12), S: none
Sun, Aug 23, 2009 TEX  4 @TBR  0        W:Scott Feldman (13-4), L: David Price (6-6), S: none
Season Series: 2011 -  0-0; 2010 - TBR won 4-2; 2009 - TEX won 6-3; All-Time - TEX leads 68-53

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
Rangers Batters (4.55 RS/G) vs. Rays Pitchers (3.71 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 40.Davis
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
21.Sonnanstine
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
1.Andrus G/S/vP 3/.666 2/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 218/158 .261/.307/.327/.633 .667/.621 .547 101/.604 15/0 2/10
29.Beltre G/S/vP 7/.971 12/1.117 18/.000 9/.666 3/.000 ··· ··· 18/.958 219/158 .251/.306/.477/.783 .737/.800 .786 99/.778 0/1 11/5
3.Blanco# G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 26/11 .273/.333/.455/.788 .896/.633 .586 14/.718 0/1 1/1
9.Chavez* G/S/vP ··· 7/.453 2/.500 ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/.333 32/21 .357/.419/.571/.991 1.101/.929 1.344 32/.991 2/0 1/0
17.Cruz G/S/vP ··· 1/no AB 2/.500 2/.000 3/.666 ··· ··· 2/.000 146/108 .220/.288/.477/.765 1.054/.661 .526 30/.767 1/1 10/2
23.Gentry G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 44/24 .194/.326/.222/.548 .313/.741 .560 44/.548 4/0 0/1
32.Hamilton* G/S/vP 2/4.000 ··· 1/no AB 5/1.400 1/.000 ··· 1/no AB 8/1.125 72/49 .318/.375/.500/.875 .781/.919 .974 28/.877 2/0 1/0
5.Kinsler G/S/vP 2/.000 2/2.000 2/.000 4/.500 2/2.500 ··· 1/no AB 11/.764 233/155 .240/.351/.429/.779 .794/.771 .496 107/.748 10/2 7/6
18.Moreland* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 171/119 .296/.368/.500/.868 .488/1.030 .709 76/.861 1/1 6/2
7.Murphy* G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· 2/1.000 2/1.000 2/2.500 ··· 1/3.000 7/.572 178/123 .225/.298/.331/.629 .475/.699 .562 92/.504 4/4 4/2
25.Napoli G/S/vP 3/.666 2/.000 5/.650 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 4/.250 123/68 .212/.358/.505/.863 1.175/.619 .576 60/.664 1/1 8/1
8.Torrealba G/S/vP ··· 8/.542 1/no AB ··· 2/.000 1/.000 1/.000 2/.000 145/96 .219/.250/.336/.586 .554/.601 .500 62/.322 0/0 3/2
10.Young G/S/vP 3/.666 5/.650 6/1.500 8/.536 6/.533 ··· 1/2.000 10/1.000 222/160 .335/.378/.500/.878 1.145/.775 .920 97/.908 4/1 3/2
IP 63.0 18.1 17.0 2.1 25.2 15.1 17.0 25.2 TOTAL .258/.326/.424/.750 .775/.739 .653 .701 50/14 60/43
ERA-K/9 3.71/4.3 3.44/7.9 1.59/4.8 11.57/7.8 3.51/6.3 4.11/7.6 3.18/4.2 4.21/2.8 3.46/6.4

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Napoli (4-4-0)
 Torrealba (19-12-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 275/.258 76/.148 65/.230 13/.300 98/.186 63/.222 77/.254 104/.292 .235  Murphy
 Cruz
 Blanco
 Moreland
 Gentry
 Chavez
 Hamilton
41/13/0/4
14/0/30/3
0/0/1/1
0/0/29/0
0/14/3/0
0/3/5/0
9/5/0/0
OPS .763 .480 .561 .717 .583 .667 .739 .857 .683
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 120/.718 32/.535 25/.488 6/.533 48/.634 34/.634 22/.599 50/1.094 .674
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 155/.799 44/.436 40/.600 7/.900 50/.535 29/.705 55/.785 54/.639 .689
Home 134/.709 39/.266 33/.455 4/1.417 37/.249 36/.656 55/.725 45/.832
Last 28d days 137/.883 36/.665 28/.745 13/.717 48/.627 30/.764 30/.674 71/.943
HR/SB/CS 8/0/3 0/5/0 0/1/0 0/0/0 1/1/0 2/2/0 1/4/0 6/1/2 45/33/13
Usage ·····X·· ·o····X· ·o···o·· ·X····X· ··o··X·· o····oo· o·X····· ········
Rays Batters (4.27 RS/G) vs. Rangers Pitchers (4.08 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 45.Holland*
G/S/vB
47.Bush
G/S/vB
30.Feliz
G/S/vB
44.Kirkman*
G/S/vB
57.Lowe
G/S/vB
28.Oliver*
G/S/vB
53.Rhodes*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
15.Brignac* G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/.000 ··· 110/86 .173/.211/.183/.394 .310/.416 .429 39/.260 0/0 0/4
22.Damon* G/S/vP 4/.000 10/.733 3/1.000 ··· 2/.000 40/.728 29/.779 205/153 .276/.315/.432/.748 .674/.773 .622 100/.802 6/1 7/0
5.Fuld* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 201/148 .227/.276/.351/.628 .525/.663 .585 87/.429 12/5 3/2
28.Jaso* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· ··· 114/101 .229/.289/.381/.670 .862/.646 .725 58/.601 0/1 3/1
20.Joyce* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/1.667 2/1.000 ··· 179/154 .365/.425/.623/1.047 .598/1.120 1.073 89/1.169 3/0 8/0
11.Kotchman* G/S/vP ··· ··· 3/.000 ··· 2/.000 4/.000 4/.500 132/113 .361/.417/.479/.896 .789/.915 .836 80/.945 1/2 2/0
3.Longoria G/S/vP 9/1.778 ··· 2/.000 ··· 4/.500 3/5.000 ··· 111/95 .237/.351/.430/.781 .481/.831 .682 105/.816 1/1 3/1
45.Lopez# G/S/vP ··· 25/.615 ··· ··· 2/.000 8/.750 11/.819 79/50 .213/.253/.333/.586 .670/.537 .564 3/.000 1/1 2/2
1.Rodriguez G/S/vP 2/1.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 115/74 .232/.333/.434/.768 1.110/.583 .814 49/.742 3/1 1/1
16.Ruggiano G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 6/5 .000/.333/.000/.333 /.200 .000 6/.333 0/0 0/0
10.Shoppach G/S/vP 2/.000 2/.500 ··· ··· 3/.333 2/1.500 ··· 83/41 .162/.241/.243/.484 .575/.390 .544 33/.630 0/0 2/1
2.Upton G/S/vP 8/1.792 3/.000 2/.000 ··· 5/.800 4/.000 1/.000 199/153 .241/.332/.420/.751 .726/.757 .631 86/.768 10/3 7/1
18.Zobrist# G/S/vP 7/.453 ··· 3/.333 ··· 3/.333 3/.333 ··· 216/159 .253/.333/.479/.812 .776/.825 .782 102/.702 5/1 8/4
IP 59.2 19.1 18.2 4.1 11.2 20.0 12.2 TOTAL .246/.312/.400/.712 .689/.720 .678 .733 46/19 50/21
ERA-K/9 4.68/7.2 4.66/4.7 1.45/4.3 10.38/8.4 3.86/3.8 2.70/6.8 3.55/7.8 3.65/6.4

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

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 261/.296 87/.263 80/.190 22/.368 50/.310 83/.234 54/.229 .244  Joyce
 Fuld
 Upton
 Ruggiano
 Zobrist
 Damon
 Rodriguez
8/0/42/4
42/4/3/3
0/49/0/2
0/1/1/1
0/0/15/0
10/0/0/0
2/0/0/0
OPS .812 .836 .662 1.033 .745 .613 .773 .716
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 71/.738 42/.860 45/.569 5/.400 23/.885 36/.669 24/.592 .759
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 190/.841 45/.811 35/.775 17/1.244 27/.619 47/.569 30/.905 .686
Road 119/.719 36/.584 30/1.066 / 17/.912 24/.870 22/.687
Last 28d days 91/.828 36/1.206 46/.819 11/.384 34/.548 36/.499 19/1.074
HR/SB/CS 6/0/5 5/3/1 2/0/1 1/0/0 0/0/0 3/0/1 3/1/0 62/23/17
Usage ·····X·· ··X··X·· o·X·X··o X·o····· ··X·oo·· ··o·o··· o·o··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.