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Game Preview: DET @ TOR, 7:07pm, Monday, May 9, 2011 @Rogers Centre

NOTE: Some stats are only updated through Saturday, May 7, 2011. Site will be updated with yesterday's stats by 11:30am ET.

Tigers, 17-18, 17-18 3rd, 6 GB, 3 GB in WC

SP: Max Scherzer (26, RHP, 5-0, 3.15)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. TOR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (5-0) 45.2 43 16 16 20 46 7 3.15
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 43 16 16 20 46 7 3.15 57
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
2011-04-03 @NYY W 5.0 9 6 6 2 6 4 96 29
Last 5 v.TOR 1-0 8.0 6 1 1 1 8 1 1.13 73
2010-08-26 @TOR W 8.0 6 1 1 1 8 1 121 73
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    9-7    Road:    8-11   ExtrInn: 1-1 
 vsRHP:   8-14   vsLHP:   9-4    1-Run:   3-2 
 vsEast:  7-6    vsCntrl: 4-5    vsWest:  6-7  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/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
 30 Tue, May  3   NYY  W   4-2       13-17  3rd  8.0 gb
 29 Mon, May  2   NYY  L   3-5       12-17  3rd  8.0 gb
 28 Sun, May  1  @CLE  L   4-5       12-16  3rd  7.5 gb
 27 Sat, Apr 30  @CLE  L   2-3 (13)  12-15  3rd  6.5 gb
 26 Fri, Apr 29  @CLE  L   5-9       12-14  3rd  5.5 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:15-15
Blue Jays, 15-19, 15-19 4th, 5 GB, 4½ GB in WC

SP: Brandon Morrow (26, RHP, 1-1, 3.06)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. DET Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (1-1) 17.2 14 6 6 7 23 1 3.06
2010 (10-7) 146.1 136 76 73 66 178 11 4.49
2009 (2-4) 69.2 66 38 34 44 63 10 4.39
Last 7 GS 2-2 36.2 33 16 16 16 50 2 3.93 55
2011-05-04 @TBR W 6.1 5 1 1 4 7 0 107 62
2011-04-28 @TEX ND 6.0 6 2 2 1 6 0 107 57
2011-04-23 TBR L 5.1 3 3 3 2 10 1 93 58
2010-09-03 @NYY L 3.0 6 5 5 3 4 0 71 28
2010-08-28 DET W 6.0 5 1 1 1 9 1 98 66
2010-08-23 NYY ND 6.0 4 2 2 2 12 0 104 66
2010-08-17 @OAK ND 4.0 4 2 2 3 2 0 80 45
Last 5 v.DET 1-0 6.0 5 1 1 1 9 1 1.50 66
2010-08-28 DET W 6.0 5 1 1 1 9 1 98 66
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    7-7    Road:    8-12   ExtrInn: 3-1 
 vsRHP:  10-15   vsLHP:   5-4    1-Run:   5-8 
 vsEast:  5-10   vsCntrl: 3-3    vsWest:  7-6  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/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
 30 Wed, May  4  @TBR  W   3-2       14-16  4th  4.0 gb
 29 Tue, May  3  @TBR  L   2-3       13-16  5th  5.0 gb
 28 Sun, May  1  @NYY  L   2-5       13-15  4th  4.5 gb
 27 Sat, Apr 30  @NYY  L   4-5       13-14  3rd  3.5 gb
 26 Fri, Apr 29  @NYY  W   5-3       13-13  3rd  2.5 gb
 25 Thu, Apr 28  @TEX  W   5-2       12-13  3rd  3.5 gb
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20: 8-12   Last 30:12-18
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
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)
Sat, Jul 24, 2010 TOR  3 @DET  2        W:Shaun Marcum (9-4), L: Rick Porcello (4-8), S: Kevin Gregg (22)
Season Series: 2011 - DET over 2-1; 2010 - Tied 4-4; 2009 - TOR won 5-3; All-Time - TOR leads 205-173

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
Tigers Batters (4.34 RS/G) vs. Blue Jays Pitchers (4.38 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 23.Morrow
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/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
13.Avila* G/S/vP 2/2.000 2/.000 ··· ··· 2/1.000 1/.000 1/5.000 3/.666 2/.000 108/79 .292/.336/.573/.909 .810/.946 .842 77/.901 2/0 6/1
26.Boesch* G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 1/no AB 1/.000 4/.000 3/.333 ··· 127/93 .304/.362/.438/.800 1.042/.715 .795 94/.806 3/2 2/0
24.Cabrera G/S/vP 4/1.250 7/2.143 14/1.107 7/.286 8/1.339 5/1.467 17/.782 3/1.667 4/.250 153/107 .320/.444/.566/1.010 .999/1.014 1.129 110/.905 0/0 7/1
15.Inge G/S/vP 4/.500 11/1.245 3/.333 6/.666 13/.154 5/.200 9/.000 4/.000 8/.500 122/77 .209/.264/.300/.564 .740/.464 .570 88/.558 0/0 1/5
14.Jackson G/S/vP ··· 3/2.000 ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 2/1.000 3/.333 5/.650 2/2.500 148/96 .224/.283/.336/.619 .723/.558 .685 106/.639 3/2 2/1
32.Kelly* G/S/vP 2/.000 1/2.000 ··· 2/.000 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 2/2.000 38/36 .229/.270/.343/.613 1.000/.590 .766 26/.613 1/0 0/1
41.Martinez# G/S/vP 4/1.500 18/.778 11/.582 7/.619 12/.900 4/1.000 4/1.167 2/.500 3/.666 85/62 .269/.318/.410/.728 .561/.787 .787 43/.767 0/0 2/0
30.Ordonez G/S/vP 3/.333 9/.583 14/.715 7/.143 8/.661 3/1.667 4/.000 ··· 5/.400 102/65 .179/.235/.242/.477 .500/.464 .391 76/.463 0/1 1/0
27.Peralta G/S/vP 10/.100 16/.393 8/.875 9/.222 10/1.178 4/1.417 2/1.000 5/.933 2/.000 125/80 .281/.328/.412/.740 .556/.836 .730 90/.688 0/1 2/1
25.Raburn G/S/vP 2/1.000 4/.833 5/.000 1/.000 7/.429 1/.000 3/.000 3/.000 2/.000 128/79 .229/.273/.398/.672 .742/.627 .646 103/.640 0/0 4/4
39.Santiago# G/S/vP 4/.000 5/.650 ··· 4/.833 3/.000 1/2.000 6/.000 ··· 1/2.000 49/32 .293/.333/.341/.675 .598/.715 .590 39/.705 0/0 0/0
20.Sizemore G/S/vP ··· 2/1.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 1/no AB 2/.000 1/.000 2/1.000 27/16 .261/.370/.304/.675 .899/.527 .582 27/.675 1/0 0/1
57.Wells G/S/vP ··· 2/.500 ··· ··· 1/.000 2/.000 1/.000 3/1.667 ··· 46/17 .238/.304/.357/.661 .580/.794 .625 43/.661 0/0 1/1
IP 17.2 15.1 9.1 6.2 15.1 13.1 12.0 15.2 20.1 TOTAL .254/.319/.390/.709 .728/.700 .714 .697 11/6 28/24
ERA-K/9 3.06/11.7 2.35/3.5 3.86/9.7 2.70/10.7 1.76/8.2 2.03/5.4 3.75/6.0 2.30/9.7 1.77/6.7 3.87/7.6

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Avila (21-12-1)
 Martinez (3-1-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 72/.222 62/.268 40/.156 27/.130 62/.196 57/.240 49/.200 57/.120 73/.127 .239  Boesch
 Jackson
 Wells
 Ordonez
 Raburn
 Kelly
12/0/15/2
0/35/0/2
0/1/17/1
0/0/10/1
29/0/0/1
2/4/8/1
OPS .609 .721 .683 .520 .631 .613 .710 .348 .471 .704
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 44/.611 34/.960 18/1.304 19/.768 28/.522 32/.457 31/.624 31/.303 31/.675 .759
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 28/.606 28/.422 22/.282 8/.000 34/.724 25/.821 18/.833 26/.397 42/.326 .657
Home 20/.583 25/.490 7/.000 10/.856 33/.867 32/.808 22/.543 21/.296 38/.623
Last 28d days 72/.609 38/.744 30/.716 27/.520 38/.635 48/.602 31/.583 37/.337 50/.484
HR/SB/CS 1/4/1 1/1/1 2/0/0 1/4/0 2/5/0 0/1/1 3/0/0 0/0/0 2/2/0 31/26/9
Usage ····X··· ··X··o·· ·o·o···· ··o·X··· X·o·o··· ·X·X···X ··o··o·· X···Xo·· ·X·····o
Blue Jays Batters (4.18 RS/G) vs. Tigers Pitchers (4.51 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/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
9.Arencibia G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 92/64 .247/.304/.482/.787 1.006/.693 .942 66/.585 0/0 4/2
19.Bautista G/S/vP 5/2.800 3/3.000 2/no AB 1/3.000 ··· 5/.400 119/96 .352/.521/.773/1.294 1.448/1.257 1.876 84/1.325 4/0 10/1
11.Davis G/S/vP 3/.667 1/no AB 4/.500 ··· ··· 1/2.000 69/55 .182/.217/.227/.445 .286/.486 .448 37/.535 7/2 0/1
10.Encarnacion G/S/vP 6/1.000 2/.000 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 9/.611 103/80 .245/.272/.357/.629 .217/.752 .662 68/.685 1/0 0/6
5.Escobar G/S/vP 17/.975 ··· 1/no AB 1/.000 1/no AB 5/.650 137/105 .254/.316/.352/.669 .875/.602 .772 104/.505 1/0 2/2
2.Hill G/S/vP 3/.000 5/1.000 4/.500 1/.000 1/.000 3/.000 72/59 .242/.264/.288/.552 .237/.621 .495 26/.776 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 .812 93/.948 1/1 7/2
6.McDonald G/S/vP ··· 4/.500 ··· 1/2.000 ··· 1/2.000 81/64 .203/.259/.297/.557 .669/.526 .521 64/.433 1/2 1/0
8.Molina G/S/vP ··· 8/.804 1/no AB 1/.000 2/.000 1/.000 46/36 .262/.311/.429/.740 1.600/.501 .945 32/.702 0/0 1/0
16.Patterson* G/S/vP 2/.000 1/2.000 2/.000 3/.000 2/1.500 6/.000 96/67 .264/.302/.429/.731 .895/.660 .579 91/.692 3/4 2/0
20.Rivera G/S/vP 2/.000 6/.000 5/.200 ··· ··· 2/.000 112/86 .224/.321/.306/.628 .795/.578 .458 77/.733 1/2 2/0
IP 45.2 11.0 6.1 13.0 9.0 14.2 TOTAL .247/.316/.393/.709 .774/.688 .750 .688 35/12 33/21
ERA-K/9 3.15/9.1 8.18/5.7 5.68/11.4 2.08/4.2 10.00/6.0 1.84/9.2 4.27/7.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Arencibia (15-5-2)
 Molina (11-4-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 193/.250 52/.289 31/.320 52/.200 48/.421 59/.222 .256  Bautista
 Rivera
 Davis
 Patterson
0/0/25/3
12/0/4/2
0/10/6/0
2/22/0/0
OPS .750 .721 .920 .644 1.016 .584 .724
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 119/.911 29/.824 14/1.227 22/.236 21/1.087 37/.668 .756
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 74/.504 23/.570 17/.670 30/.960 27/.957 22/.455 .691
Road 82/1.010 35/.710 15/.619 27/.750 32/1.180 22/.482
Last 28d days 140/.631 39/.930 25/1.077 36/.684 36/.917 48/.653
HR/SB/CS 7/4/4 1/1/0 1/1/0 2/0/1 1/0/0 1/0/1 32/24/13
Usage ····X··· ·······X ······Xo o··X·X·· ··o···o· o··X·oX·

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.