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Game Preview: STL @ TBR, 7:10pm, Friday, July 1, 2011 @Tropicana Field

Cardinals, 44-38, 44-38 1st, Tied

SP: Jake Westbrook (33, RHP, 6-4, 5.32)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. TBR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (6-4) 86.1 107 55 51 36 45 7 5.32
2010 (10-11) 202.2 203 99 95 68 128 20 4.22
2008 (1-2) 34.2 33 13 12 7 19 5 3.12
Last 7 GS 3-1 40.1 52 21 20 13 21 4 4.46 45
2011-06-24 TOR ND 4.1 10 4 4 1 3 0 100 29
2011-06-18 KCR ND 7.0 8 4 4 1 4 2 121 48
2011-06-12 @MIL L 5.0 8 4 4 1 0 1 78 34
2011-06-07 @HOU W 5.1 8 3 2 3 3 1 100 42
2011-06-01 SFG ND 5.2 9 3 3 2 4 0 100 41
2011-05-27 @COL W 5.0 5 3 3 2 4 0 93 47
2011-05-21 @KCR W 8.0 4 0 0 3 3 0 105 74
Last 5 v.TBR 2-1 34.0 24 12 11 7 27 4 2.91 61
2010-07-08 @TBR L 6.0 8 5 5 0 7 3 113 43
2007-08-18 @TBD W 7.0 2 1 1 2 4 0 91 71
2007-06-29 TBD ND 7.0 5 1 1 2 7 0 100 68
2007-04-22 @TBD ND 7.0 4 4 3 2 3 1 105 56
2006-09-30 TBD W 7.0 5 1 1 1 6 0 111 68
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   21-18   Road:   23-20   ExtrInn: 5-5 
 vsRHP:  32-26   vsLHP:  12-12   1-Run:  12-12
 vsEast:  9-9    vsCntrl:16-13   vsWest: 12-11 IL: 7-5 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 82 Thu, Jun 30  @BAL  W   9-6       44-38  1st    Tied
 81 Wed, Jun 29  @BAL  W   5-1       43-38  2nd  1.0 gb
 80 Tue, Jun 28  @BAL  W   6-2       42-38  2nd  2.0 gb
 79 Sun, Jun 26   TOR  L   0-5       41-38  2nd  3.0 gb
 78 Sat, Jun 25   TOR  L   3-6       41-37  2nd  2.0 gb
 77 Fri, Jun 24   TOR  L   4-5       41-36  2nd  1.0 gb
 76 Thu, Jun 23   PHI  W  12-2       41-35  1st    Tied
 75 Wed, Jun 22   PHI  L   0-4       40-35  2nd  0.5 gb
 74 Tue, Jun 21   PHI  L   2-10      40-34  2nd  0.5 gb
 73 Sun, Jun 19   KCR  W   5-4       40-33  1st    Tied
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20: 7-13   Last 30:13-17
Rays, 45-36, 45-36 3rd, 4 GB, 1½ GB in WC

SP: Wade Davis (25, RHP, 7-5, 4.32)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. STL Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (7-5) 91.2 98 46 44 34 43 13 4.32
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 42.1 51 27 25 12 20 9 5.31 44
2011-06-25 @HOU W 7.0 5 1 1 1 3 0 88 65
2011-06-17 FLA W 6.0 6 1 1 2 2 1 98 56
2011-06-12 @BAL W 6.0 8 5 4 1 3 2 97 40
2011-06-05 @SEA ND 7.0 5 5 5 1 4 0 108 50
2011-05-30 TEX L 2.2 12 7 7 1 1 2 77 6
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
Has never faced STL as starter.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   19-20   Road:   26-16   ExtrInn: 4-2 
 vsRHP:  32-27   vsLHP:  13-9    1-Run:  13-7 
 vsEast: 15-12   vsCntrl:14-10   vsWest:  6-9  IL:10-5 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 81 Wed, Jun 29   CIN  L   3-4       45-36  3rd  3.5 gb
 80 Tue, Jun 28   CIN  W   4-3       45-35  3rd  2.5 gb
 79 Mon, Jun 27   CIN  L   0-5       44-35  3rd  2.5 gb
 78 Sun, Jun 26  @HOU  W  14-10      44-34  3rd  2.0 gb
 77 Sat, Jun 25  @HOU  W   7-2       43-34  3rd  2.0 gb
 76 Fri, Jun 24  @HOU  W   5-1       42-34  3rd  2.5 gb
 75 Wed, Jun 22  @MIL  W   6-3       41-34  3rd  3.5 gb
 74 Tue, Jun 21  @MIL  L   1-5       40-34  3rd  4.5 gb
 73 Mon, Jun 20  @MIL  W   8-4       40-33  3rd  4.5 gb
 72 Sun, Jun 19   FLA  W   2-1       39-33  3rd  4.5 gb
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:13-7    Last 30:18-12
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sun, May 18, 2008 STL  5  TBR  4        W:Chris Perez (1-0), L: Gary Glover (0-2), S: none
Sat, May 17, 2008 STL  9  TBR  8 (10)   W:Ryan Franklin (2-1), L: Dan Wheeler (0-3), S: none
Fri, May 16, 2008 TBR  3 @STL  1        W:Andy Sonnanstine (6-1), L: Braden Looper (5-3), S: Troy Percival (11)
Sun, Jun 19, 2005 STL  8 @TBD  5        W:Jeff Suppan (6-6), L: Doug Waechter (3-4), S: Jason Isringhausen (21)
Sat, Jun 18, 2005 STL  5 @TBD  2        W:Matt Morris (8-0), L: Mark Hendrickson (2-4), S: Jason Isringhausen (20)
Fri, Jun 17, 2005 STL  6 @TBD  4        W:Mark Mulder (8-4), L: Travis Harper (1-5), S: Jason Isringhausen (19)
Season Series: 2011 -  0-0; 2010 -  0-0; 2009 -  0-0; All-Time - STL leads 5-1

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 (4.74 RS/G) vs. Rays Pitchers (3.85 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
12.Berkman# G/S/vP 1/.000 15/.673 14/1.393 4/.750 2/1.500 ··· ··· 1/.000 291/219 .296/.405/.592/.997 .863/1.044 1.098 89/.855 0/3 20/5
33.Descalso* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 225/181 .247/.317/.356/.672 .290/.763 .679 57/.676 2/1 1/4
23.Freese G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· 106/76 .364/.396/.475/.871 1.002/.819 1.056 12/.917 0/0 2/3
38.Hamilton* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 40/29 .184/.225/.237/.462 .364/.501 .345 24/.426 0/0 0/0
7.Holliday G/S/vP ··· 9/1.556 3/.666 3/.666 2/.500 ··· 2/2.000 6/.900 236/173 .325/.428/.555/.983 .984/.982 1.079 56/1.011 0/1 10/2
15.Jay* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 214/162 .311/.357/.451/.808 .696/.842 .879 79/.675 5/2 6/1
4.Molina G/S/vP ··· 7/.453 3/.666 ··· 3/.666 ··· ··· 3/.666 271/201 .280/.331/.407/.737 .738/.737 .711 73/.463 1/4 4/4
8.Punto# G/S/vP ··· 4/.250 5/1.250 4/.667 9/.762 ··· ··· ··· 87/54 .288/.369/.438/.807 .787/.817 1.032 8/1.375 1/0 0/0
28.Rasmus* G/S/vP ··· 1/3.000 4/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.500 ··· 326/233 .258/.348/.435/.782 .815/.770 .792 84/.647 5/2 8/2
55.Schumaker* G/S/vP ··· 4/.833 1/.000 2/1.000 3/.000 1/no AB 1/2.000 4/.000 161/133 .258/.292/.351/.643 .761/.619 .630 70/.738 0/1 2/0
3.Theriot G/S/vP ··· 4/.250 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 3/.666 311/225 .293/.344/.350/.694 .773/.664 .726 89/.680 4/4 1/14
IP 91.2 29.2 32.2 10.2 36.1 24.1 29.0 34.2 TOTAL .270/.341/.416/.758 .726/.769 .792 .691 35/19 76/56
ERA-K/9 4.32/4.2 3.03/8.8 2.20/6.1 8.44/7.6 3.96/7.2 4.07/5.9 2.48/3.4 5.71/2.6 3.61/6.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Molina (27-10-2)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 404/.274 118/.153 125/.227 50/.318 144/.209 107/.236 126/.250 147/.288 .236  Rasmus
 Holliday
 Jay
 Berkman
 Schumaker
 Hamilton
0/76/0/4
51/0/0/3
15/11/47/2
10/0/49/1
1/0/6/0
2/0/0/0
OPS .801 .480 .586 .842 .668 .699 .704 .910 .688
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 175/.752 48/.487 50/.763 21/.536 64/.582 54/.740 39/.542 74/1.046 .673
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 229/.838 70/.475 75/.480 29/1.089 80/.738 53/.658 87/.767 73/.777 .698
Home 181/.829 54/.352 48/.562 19/.810 53/.232 50/.650 76/.700 53/.840
Last 28d days 107/.720 28/.259 53/.696 32/.827 39/.955 33/.875 34/.715 12/1.000
HR/SB/CS 13/1/3 0/5/2 2/1/1 2/0/0 4/3/0 3/3/0 1/5/1 10/1/2 75/47/18
Usage ·····X·· ·X··X··· ··X·oX·· ·o··o··· ··o·oo·· ···oo··· ···Xo··· ···o····
Rays Batters (4.21 RS/G) vs. Cardinals Pitchers (4.41 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 35.Westbrook
G/S/vB
41.Boggs
G/S/vB
43.Miller*
G/S/vB
30.Motte
G/S/vB
59.Salas
G/S/vB
56.Tallet*
G/S/vB
37.Valdes*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
15.Brignac* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 5/.200 ··· 172/143 .181/.229/.213/.442 .368/.456 .523 56/.553 2/0 1/6
22.Damon* G/S/vP 17/.627 ··· 17/1.185 ··· ··· 28/.913 ··· 327/235 .273/.320/.421/.741 .657/.774 .609 101/.763 7/4 9/0
5.Fuld* G/S/vP 3/.333 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 247/188 .240/.298/.360/.658 .489/.709 .624 38/.762 16/8 3/3
28.Jaso* G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 182/161 .223/.291/.337/.629 .569/.635 .590 60/.635 1/1 3/2
9.Johnson# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 108/60 .200/.260/.347/.607 .694/.547 .700 33/.363 4/5 3/0
20.Joyce* G/S/vP 3/1.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 271/226 .308/.369/.529/.898 .752/.928 .918 73/.501 4/0 10/0
11.Kotchman* G/S/vP 9/.222 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 3/.666 ··· 232/185 .338/.397/.462/.858 .660/.912 .903 100/.810 1/2 3/0
3.Longoria G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· ··· ··· ··· 18/.977 ··· 218/170 .249/.339/.481/.821 .692/.856 .645 86/.890 1/1 10/6
1.Rodriguez G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 5/.933 ··· 177/108 .219/.309/.400/.709 .982/.537 .807 47/.616 5/2 3/6
16.Ruggiano G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 65/41 .300/.328/.500/.828 .833/.825 .752 50/.889 1/1 3/0
10.Shoppach G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 5/.000 ··· 129/60 .177/.271/.301/.572 .683/.445 .605 36/.877 0/0 4/2
2.Upton G/S/vP 11/.384 ··· ··· ··· ··· 18/1.089 ··· 315/236 .223/.308/.396/.704 .851/.657 .581 97/.681 20/4 12/2
18.Zobrist# G/S/vP 9/.777 ··· ··· ··· ··· 17/1.037 ··· 345/248 .266/.349/.472/.821 .862/.812 .767 107/.863 7/1 9/5
IP 86.1 30.1 14.1 32.2 37.0 12.1 1.0 TOTAL .244/.311/.397/.708 .717/.705 .668 .722 70/30 77/40
ERA-K/9 5.32/4.7 2.97/8.6 3.77/4.4 2.76/8.8 2.68/8.8 7.30/6.6 0.00/18.0 3.96/6.5

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Jaso (37-7-4)
 Shoppach (10-11-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 389/.309 121/.236 66/.250 135/.220 148/.193 63/.327 5/.250 .261  Joyce
 Fuld
 Upton
 Ruggiano
 Rodriguez
 Johnson
 Damon
 Zobrist
10/0/65/5
56/4/3/3
0/77/0/3
15/2/2/1
2/0/0/0
1/1/0/0
14/0/0/0
0/0/23/0
OPS .823 .656 .754 .629 .577 1.005 .650 .719
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 184/.739 41/.839 44/.598 45/.773 66/.589 25/.979 2/.500 .711
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 205/.897 80/.569 22/1.076 90/.558 82/.567 38/1.023 3/.667 .724
Road 192/.854 68/.570 38/.782 69/.571 80/.677 38/1.278 /
Last 28d days 101/.975 41/.644 14/.539 37/.661 49/.624 22/1.060 5/.650
HR/SB/CS 7/7/3 2/1/2 0/0/0 1/1/1 3/2/0 4/1/0 0/0/0 71/34/14
Usage ······X· X···X·o· o······· o···X··X X·X···Xo ·······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.