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Game Preview: TEX @ TBR, 6:40pm, Tuesday, May 31, 2011 @Tropicana Field

Rangers, 29-25, 29-25 1st, 1 up

SP: C.J. Wilson (30, LHP, 5-3, 3.25)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. TBR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (5-3) 74.2 68 34 27 24 65 6 3.25
2010 (15-8) 204.0 161 83 76 93 170 10 3.35
2009 (5-6) 73.2 66 29 23 32 84 3 2.81
Last 7 GS 3-3 48.1 40 22 18 16 44 6 3.35 58
2011-05-25 CHW W 6.1 5 1 1 0 5 0 103 64
2011-05-20 @PHI L 7.0 4 3 3 2 10 2 110 65
2011-05-15 LAA ND 5.0 6 4 2 4 2 1 104 41
2011-05-09 OAK L 7.0 2 5 5 5 2 1 109 50
2011-05-04 @SEA W 9.0 6 2 1 1 12 0 125 80
2011-04-29 @OAK L 7.0 9 3 2 3 3 0 117 49
2011-04-24 KCR W 7.0 8 4 4 1 10 2 111 54
Last 5 v.TBR 1-0 5.0 6 5 3 4 5 0 5.40 40
2010-06-04 TBR W 5.0 6 5 3 4 5 0 102 40
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   19-11   Road:   10-14   ExtrInn: 1-3 
 vsRHP:  19-17   vsLHP:  10-8    1-Run:   7-9 
 vsEast:  9-8    vsCntrl:10-6    vsWest:  9-9  IL: 1-2 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 54 Mon, May 30  @TBR  W  11-5       29-25  1st  1.0 up
 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
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:14-16
Rays, 28-25, 28-25 3rd, 1½ GB, ½ GB in WC

SP: Alex Cobb (23, RHP, 0-0, 8.31)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. TEX Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (0-0) 4.1 4 4 4 4 3 1 8.31
Last 7 GS 0-0 4.1 4 4 4 4 3 1 8.31 38
2011-05-01 LAA ND 4.1 4 4 4 4 3 1 74 38
Has never faced TEX as starter.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   13-15   Road:   15-10   ExtrInn: 2-1 
 vsRHP:  21-19   vsLHP:   7-6    1-Run:   8-5 
 vsEast: 12-9    vsCntrl:14-9    vsWest:  1-5  IL: 1-2 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 53 Mon, May 30   TEX  L   5-11      28-25  3rd  1.5 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
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 9-11   Last 30:16-14
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Mon, May 30, 2011 TEX 11 @TBR  5        W:Derek Holland (4-1), L: Wade Davis (4-5), S: none

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
Season Series: 2011 - TEX over 1-0; 2010 - TBR won 4-2; 2009 - TEX won 6-3; All-Time - TEX leads 69-53

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 (4.67 RS/G) vs. Rays Pitchers (3.85 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS
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 ··· 2/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 224/163 .268/.312/.341/.653 .655/.653 .598 106/.634 15/0 2/10
29.Beltre G/S/vP ··· 12/1.117 18/.000 9/.666 4/.000 ··· 1/.000 18/.958 225/164 .254/.307/.473/.780 .737/.795 .779 101/.782 0/1 11/5
3.Blanco# G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 26/11 .273/.333/.455/.788 .896/.633 .586 11/.727 0/1 1/1
9.Chavez* G/S/vP ··· 7/.453 2/.500 ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· 4/.250 37/25 .394/.444/.667/1.111 1.183/1.071 1.459 37/1.111 2/0 2/0
17.Cruz G/S/vP ··· 2/no AB 2/.500 2/.000 3/.666 ··· 1/3.000 2/.000 152/114 .219/.289/.474/.764 1.054/.665 .545 33/.836 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 ··· ··· 1/no AB 5/1.400 2/.000 1/.000 1/no AB 8/1.125 78/54 .324/.372/.507/.879 .746/.938 .962 34/.886 2/0 1/0
5.Kinsler G/S/vP ··· 2/2.000 2/.000 4/.500 2/2.500 ··· 1/no AB 11/.764 233/155 .240/.351/.429/.779 .794/.771 .496 103/.725 10/2 7/6
18.Moreland* G/S/vP ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 177/125 .301/.379/.519/.898 .488/1.065 .782 81/.937 1/1 7/2
7.Murphy* G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/1.000 2/1.000 2/2.500 1/no AB 1/3.000 8/.500 184/128 .224/.299/.327/.626 .488/.686 .560 94/.529 4/4 4/2
25.Napoli G/S/vP ··· 3/1.000 5/.650 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 5/1.400 129/74 .229/.364/.571/.936 1.175/.765 .774 62/.884 1/1 10/2
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 59/.339 0/0 3/2
10.Young G/S/vP ··· 5/.650 6/1.500 8/.536 7/.453 1/.000 1/2.000 10/1.000 228/165 .340/.382/.500/.882 1.125/.788 .924 99/.932 4/1 3/2
IP 4.1 18.1 17.0 2.1 26.2 16.1 18.0 26.2 TOTAL .262/.329/.434/.763 .774/.758 .687 .741 50/14 64/44
ERA-K/9 8.31/6.3 4.42/7.9 1.59/4.8 11.57/7.8 3.38/6.4 3.86/7.7 3.00/5.0 4.39/2.7 3.61/6.4

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Napoli (5-4-0)
 Torrealba (19-12-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 20/.250 79/.161 65/.230 13/.300 101/.180 68/.224 81/.254 109/.287 .240  Murphy
 Cruz
 Blanco
 Moreland
 Gentry
 Chavez
 Hamilton
41/13/1/4
14/0/30/3
0/0/1/1
0/0/29/0
0/14/3/0
0/4/5/0
10/5/0/0
OPS .963 .535 .561 .717 .565 .666 .740 .865 .697
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 10/1.178 33/.556 25/.488 6/.533 49/.620 37/.674 23/.570 53/1.029 .690
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 10/.686 46/.519 40/.600 7/.900 52/.513 31/.656 58/.798 56/.710 .703
Home 20/.963 42/.380 33/.455 4/1.417 40/.230 41/.656 59/.728 50/.851
Last 28d days / 39/.769 26/.683 13/.717 51/.586 33/.800 34/.686 76/.948
HR/SB/CS 1/0/0 0/5/0 0/1/0 0/0/0 1/1/0 2/2/0 1/4/0 7/1/2 49/33/13
Usage X·o····X ··o···o· ··X····X o··o··X· Xo····oo Xo·X···· o·······
Rays Batters (4.28 RS/G) vs. Rangers Pitchers (4.09 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 36.Wilson*
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 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/.000 ··· 110/86 .173/.211/.183/.394 .310/.416 .429 39/.260 0/0 0/4
22.Damon* G/S/vP 10/.650 10/.733 3/1.000 ··· 3/.333 41/.710 29/.779 210/154 .276/.317/.429/.746 .625/.791 .624 101/.814 6/1 7/0
5.Fuld* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 201/148 .227/.276/.351/.628 .525/.663 .585 83/.451 12/5 3/2
28.Jaso* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· ··· 114/101 .229/.289/.381/.670 .862/.646 .725 57/.612 0/1 3/1
20.Joyce* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/1.667 3/.666 ··· 183/154 .368/.426/.620/1.046 .656/1.120 1.069 93/1.160 3/0 8/0
11.Kotchman* G/S/vP 16/.313 ··· 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 6/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 5/.800 4/2.750 ··· 116/96 .237/.353/.423/.776 .438/.844 .680 106/.822 1/1 3/1
45.Lopez# G/S/vP 1/.000 26/.591 ··· ··· 2/.000 9/.888 11/.819 84/51 .225/.262/.338/.599 .710/.526 .586 8/.500 1/1 2/2
1.Rodriguez G/S/vP 2/1.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 3/.666 ··· ··· 120/76 .233/.336/.427/.763 1.066/.595 .800 51/.739 3/1 1/4
16.Ruggiano G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 10/5 .143/.400/.571/.971 1.933/.200 1.400 10/.971 0/0 1/0
10.Shoppach G/S/vP 3/2.000 2/.500 ··· ··· 3/.333 3/1.000 ··· 87/41 .156/.241/.234/.475 .551/.390 .515 35/.527 0/0 2/1
2.Upton G/S/vP 7/.286 4/.583 2/.000 ··· 6/.666 4/.000 1/.000 204/155 .242/.333/.416/.749 .706/.761 .633 87/.737 11/3 7/1
18.Zobrist# G/S/vP 7/.929 1/.000 3/.333 ··· 3/.333 4/.250 ··· 221/160 .251/.330/.487/.817 .811/.820 .795 103/.729 5/1 9/4
IP 74.2 20.1 18.2 4.1 12.0 22.0 12.2 TOTAL .246/.314/.401/.715 .692/.722 .684 .744 47/19 52/24
ERA-K/9 3.25/7.8 4.43/4.9 1.45/4.3 10.38/8.4 3.75/4.5 2.45/7.4 3.55/7.8 3.68/6.5

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

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 312/.242 91/.263 80/.190 22/.368 54/.333 90/.226 54/.229 .244  Joyce
 Fuld
 Upton
 Ruggiano
 Damon
 Rodriguez
 Zobrist
8/0/43/4
42/4/3/3
0/50/0/2
1/1/1/1
10/0/0/0
2/0/0/0
0/0/15/0
OPS .676 .819 .662 1.033 .793 .586 .773 .717
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 67/.599 44/.818 45/.569 5/.400 24/.908 38/.632 24/.592 .755
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 245/.697 47/.820 35/.775 17/1.244 30/.699 52/.552 30/.905 .691
Road 123/.671 40/.576 30/1.066 / 21/1.006 31/.733 22/.687
Last 28d days 137/.558 40/1.127 46/.819 11/.384 38/.636 39/.456 19/1.074
HR/SB/CS 6/9/1 5/3/1 2/0/1 1/0/0 0/0/0 3/0/1 3/1/0 64/24/17
Usage ·····X·· o··X··X· ·o·X·X·· ·X·o···· X··X·oo· X··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.