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Game Preview: STL @ ARI, 9:40pm, Monday, May 7, 2012 @Chase Field

Cardinals, 17-11, 17-11 1st, 2½ up

SP: Lance Lynn (25, RHP, 5-0, 1.60)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. ARI Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (5-0) 33.2 19 6 6 7 30 3 1.60
2011 (1-1) 34.2 25 12 12 11 40 3 3.12
Last 7 GS 6-1 44.0 29 12 12 10 38 4 2.45 62
2012-05-02 PIT W 6.2 3 2 2 1 6 0 100 65
2012-04-25 @CHC W 8.0 6 1 1 2 7 1 110 71
2012-04-20 @PIT W 7.0 4 1 1 1 4 1 88 68
2012-04-14 CHC W 5.1 4 1 1 2 5 0 88 59
2012-04-08 @MIL W 6.2 2 1 1 1 8 1 100 73
2011-06-09 @HOU W 5.0 6 1 1 3 3 0 94 51
2011-06-02 SFG L 5.1 4 5 5 0 5 1 64 45
Has never faced ARI as starter.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    8-4    Road:    9-7    ExtrInn: 1-1 
 vsRHP:  13-10   vsLHP:   4-1    1-Run:   1-5 
 vsEast:  1-0    vsCntrl:16-11   vsWest:  0-0  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 28 Sun, May  6  @HOU  W   8-1       17-11  1st  2.5 up
 27 Sat, May  5  @HOU  L   2-8       16-11  1st  2.5 up
 26 Fri, May  4  @HOU  L   4-5       16-10  1st  2.5 up
 25 Thu, May  3   PIT  L   3-6       16-9   1st  3.5 up
 24 Wed, May  2   PIT  W  12-3       16-8   1st  4.5 up
 23 Tue, May  1   PIT  W  10-7       15-8   1st  3.5 up
 22 Sun, Apr 29   MIL  L   2-3       14-8   1st  3.0 up
 21 Sat, Apr 28   MIL  W   7-3       14-7   1st  4.0 up
 20 Fri, Apr 27   MIL  W  13-1       13-7   1st  4.0 up
 19 Wed, Apr 25  @CHC  W   5-1       12-7   1st  2.5 up
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:17-11
D'backs, 14-15, 14-15 3rd, 4½ GB, 4 GB in WC

SP: Joe Saunders (31, LHP, 2-1, 1.24)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. STL Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (2-1) 36.1 26 7 5 9 24 1 1.24
2011 (12-13) 212.0 210 94 87 67 108 29 3.69
2010 (9-17) 203.1 232 120 101 64 114 25 4.47
Last 7 GS 2-2 49.1 44 13 11 9 27 3 2.01 60
2012-05-02 @WSN ND 6.1 7 3 2 2 6 0 94 53
2012-04-27 @MIA W 9.0 3 0 0 2 4 0 116 83
2012-04-21 ATL L 7.0 6 3 2 1 5 1 92 59
2012-04-16 PIT W 7.0 6 1 1 2 5 0 102 64
2012-04-11 @SDP ND 7.0 4 0 0 2 4 0 102 71
2011-09-28 LAD L 6.0 9 5 5 0 2 1 89 36
2011-09-23 SFG ND 7.0 9 1 1 0 1 1 83 56
Last 5 v.STL 1-0 5.0 1 0 0 4 1 0 0.00 62
2011-07-07 @STL W 5.0 1 0 0 4 1 0 78 62
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    6-7    Road:    8-8    ExtrInn: 1-0 
 vsRHP:  10-10   vsLHP:   4-5    1-Run:   4-10
 vsEast:  7-10   vsCntrl: 1-2    vsWest:  6-3  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 29 Sun, May  6  @NYM  L   1-3       14-15  3rd  4.5 gb
 28 Sat, May  5  @NYM  L   3-4       14-14  2nd  4.5 gb
 27 Fri, May  4  @NYM  W   5-4       14-13  2nd  3.5 gb
 26 Thu, May  3  @WSN  L   1-2       13-13  2nd  4.5 gb
 25 Wed, May  2  @WSN  L   4-5       13-12  2nd  4.0 gb
 24 Tue, May  1  @WSN  W   5-1       13-11  2nd  4.0 gb
 23 Mon, Apr 30  @MIA  W   9-5       12-11  3rd  4.0 gb
 22 Sun, Apr 29  @MIA  W   8-4       11-11  3rd  5.0 gb
 21 Sat, Apr 28  @MIA  L   2-3       10-11  4th  5.0 gb
 20 Fri, Apr 27  @MIA  W   5-0       10-10  3rd  4.0 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20: 8-12   Last 30:14-15
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sun, Jul 10, 2011 STL  4  ARI  2        W:Jaime Garcia (9-3), L: Zach Duke (2-4), S: Fernando Salas (16)
Sat, Jul 09, 2011 STL  7  ARI  6        W:Fernando Salas (5-2), L: Joe Paterson (0-3), S: none
Fri, Jul 08, 2011 ARI  7 @STL  6        W:Ian Kennedy (9-3), L: Kyle Lohse (8-6), S: David Hernandez (7)
Thu, Jul 07, 2011 ARI  4 @STL  1        W:Joe Saunders (6-7), L: Kyle McClellan (6-6), S: David Hernandez (6)
Wed, Apr 13, 2011 STL 15 @ARI  5        W:Jake Westbrook (1-1), L: Ian Kennedy (1-1), S: none
Tue, Apr 12, 2011 ARI 13  STL  8        W:Armando Galarraga (2-0), L: Chris Carpenter (0-2), S: none
Mon, Apr 11, 2011 STL  8 @ARI  2        W:Kyle McClellan (1-0), L: Barry Enright (0-1), S: none
Wed, Jun 30, 2010 ARI  4 @STL  2        W:Barry Enright (1-0), L: Jeff Suppan (0-4), S: Aaron Heilman (3)
Tue, Jun 29, 2010 STL  8  ARI  0        W:Adam Wainwright (11-5), L: Dontrelle Willis (2-3), S: none
Mon, Jun 28, 2010 STL  6  ARI  5        W:Jason Motte (3-2), L: Aaron Heilman (2-2), S: none
Season Series: 2012 -  0-0; 2011 - STL won 4-3; 2010 - STL won 5-4; All-Time - STL leads 59-41

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 2012 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 (5.43 RS/G) vs. D'backs Pitchers (4.17 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 34.Saunders*
G/S/vB
32.Breslow*
G/S/vB
46.Corbin*
G/S/vB
30.Hernandez
G/S/vB
36.Miley*
G/S/vB
40.Putz
G/S/vB
39.Shaw
G/S/vB
49.Zagurski*
G/S/vB
29.Ziegler
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
3.Beltran# G/S/vP 8/1.911 ··· ··· 3/1.334 ··· 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/no AB 114/91 .281/.395/.510/.905 .778/.937 .749 90/.886 5/1 7/0
13.Carpenter* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 86/69 .263/.326/.447/.773 .364/.879 .467 78/.790 0/0 1/2
21.Craig G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 17/11 .375/.353/.750/1.103 1.833/.673 1.107 17/1.103 1/0 1/1
48.Cruz G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 17/10 .118/.118/.176/.294 .000/.500 .333 13/.385 0/0 0/0
33.Descalso* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 66/53 .214/.323/.357/.680 .619/.677 .657 50/.745 0/1 1/2
23.Freese G/S/vP 2/no AB ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 106/87 .302/.368/.531/.899 .690/.913 .905 82/.840 0/0 6/0
15.Furcal# G/S/vP 9/.958 2/no AB ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 128/97 .330/.402/.464/.866 1.182/.753 .896 103/.821 5/0 1/3
27.Greene G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 50/28 .256/.360/.512/.872 1.068/.697 1.095 45/.894 3/1 3/1
7.Holliday G/S/vP 11/.384 2/1.000 ··· 4/1.250 ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/5.000 1/.000 128/101 .250/.320/.422/.743 .703/.785 .735 103/.728 2/1 5/0
19.Jay* G/S/vP 2/.500 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 89/71 .392/.442/.494/.936 .825/.981 .739 73/.943 3/1 2/0
4.Molina G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 108/92 .296/.346/.520/.866 1.235/.800 .730 90/.765 4/0 4/1
43.Robinson G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 42/25 .333/.381/.462/.842 .971/.755 1.060 36/.667 1/0 1/1
55.Schumaker* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/3.000 31/30 .308/.419/.423/.842 .000/.873 .825 31/.842 0/1 0/0
IP 36.1 14.0 9.0 13.1 27.0 9.1 12.0 3.1 11.0 TOTAL .283/.355/.450/.805 .843/.795 .754 .781 26/6 32/14
ERA-K/9 1.24/6.0 1.93/7.7 7.00/8.0 2.70/13.5 2.33/6.3 5.79/11.6 1.50/8.2 10.80/5.5 1.64/8.2 3.92/7.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Cruz (1-0-0)
 Molina (12-6-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 137/.206 55/.167 44/.351 52/.184 109/.172 39/.263 46/.195 14/.357 45/.256 .253  Beltran
 Schumaker
 Jay
 Carpenter
 Robinson
 Holliday
0/0/25/1
0/2/0/0
0/20/0/0
1/0/3/0
3/7/2/0
28/0/0/0
OPS .527 .523 .891 .557 .541 .861 .535 1.214 .663 .716
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 26/.577 19/.433 5/2.000 24/.511 31/.637 23/.870 25/.711 2/.000 14/.721 .751
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 82/.598 27/.561 12/.333 21/.554 55/.617 12/.879 17/.321 8/.875 23/.577 .689
Home 56/.580 24/.675 / 22/.273 48/.525 17/.824 21/.844 7/.714 16/.321
Last 28d days 137/.527 52/.530 44/.891 45/.602 92/.617 31/.924 40/.534 14/1.214 45/.663
HR/SB/CS 1/2/5 1/0/1 1/1/0 2/1/0 1/0/1 3/0/0 0/0/1 2/0/1 0/1/0 27/10/11
Usage ····X··· ·X··o·Xo ·X····X· ··X··Xo· ··X····X ··o·o·X· ···o·o·o o······o ··o·X··o
D'backs Batters (4.24 RS/G) vs. Cardinals Pitchers (3.21 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 31.Lynn
G/S/vB
41.Boggs
G/S/vB
66.Marte
G/S/vB
46.McClellan
G/S/vB
30.Motte
G/S/vB
16.Romero*
G/S/vB
34.Rzepczynski*
G/S/vB
59.Salas
G/S/vB
50.Wainwright
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
12.Blanco G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 2/1.000 ··· ··· 7/1.428 19/2 .158/.158/.158/.316 .333/.000 .286 19/.316 1/0 0/0
18.Bloomquist G/S/vP 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 4/.500 3/.000 3/.000 3/.666 ··· 3/.000 90/50 .212/.256/.329/.585 .454/.567 .615 81/.537 3/2 0/2
44.Goldschmidt G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 91/58 .235/.308/.346/.653 .536/.699 .520 82/.629 2/1 1/1
2.Hill G/S/vP 1/.000 2/1.000 ··· 3/.666 1/.000 5/.600 ··· 2/.000 2/.000 113/68 .242/.336/.424/.761 1.112/.527 .854 100/.741 3/1 4/3
13.Kubel* G/S/vP ··· ··· 4/1.750 ··· ··· 2/.000 6/.583 ··· 4/1.250 106/65 .284/.358/.442/.801 .551/.815 .991 98/.833 0/0 3/0
16.McDonald G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 7/1.143 ··· ··· ··· 41/30 .342/.390/.526/.917 .909/.919 .863 37/1.021 0/1 1/0
26.Montero* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 11/.586 8/1.089 3/.000 ··· 4/.000 11/.920 103/71 .267/.359/.356/.715 .170/.856 .636 91/.683 0/0 2/3
37.Overbay* G/S/vP 1/no AB 2/.500 1/no AB 4/1.750 1/3.000 12/.350 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 40/26 .324/.425/.529/.954 .000/.930 .922 36/.722 0/0 1/1
8.Parra* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 4/1.500 4/1.167 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 6/.334 96/63 .267/.319/.395/.714 .297/.809 .672 90/.757 8/2 2/1
11.Pollock G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 32/13 .138/.156/.138/.294 .160/.237 .164 32/.294 0/1 0/0
1.Ransom G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 37/24 .344/.432/.719/1.151 .333/1.310 1.269 37/1.151 0/0 3/2
14.Roberts G/S/vP 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 4/.833 3/1.167 ··· ··· ··· ··· 88/48 .182/.261/.299/.560 .574/.664 .495 75/.517 2/0 2/2
10.Upton G/S/vP 1/.000 3/1.167 ··· 11/.964 6/.666 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 7/.000 106/64 .242/.330/.385/.715 .725/.686 .733 94/.709 5/1 3/2
IP 33.2 12.0 11.1 13.0 9.2 6.0 8.1 10.1 33.2 TOTAL .246/.320/.389/.709 .606/.729 .725 .693 26/9 27/18
ERA-K/9 1.60/8.0 1.50/8.2 3.18/6.4 3.46/6.2 2.79/10.2 3.00/6.0 2.16/6.5 6.10/10.5 5.61/9.1 3.08/6.9

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Blanco (2-0-1)
 Montero (8-11-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 121/.167 43/.150 44/.175 53/.204 37/.176 25/.250 34/.188 51/.333 140/.281 .232  Kubel
 Parra
 Bloomquist
 Pollock
 Upton
24/0/2/6
11/13/4/2
1/0/0/0
0/7/1/0
0/0/25/0
OPS .487 .365 .625 .591 .508 .697 .548 .911 .845 .636
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 60/.511 12/.432 17/.310 19/.436 12/.258 12/.606 15/.629 15/.967 57/.799 .602
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 61/.463 31/.339 27/.816 34/.678 21/.654 13/.769 18/.513 34/.846 83/.875 .654
Road 75/.537 27/.302 15/.508 21/.554 23/.561 9/1.333 24/.614 28/1.032 73/.655
Last 28d days 99/.512 31/.274 39/.571 46/.495 29/.395 22/.608 30/.624 41/.771 118/.873
HR/SB/CS 3/0/1 0/2/0 2/0/0 1/1/0 1/0/1 1/1/0 1/1/0 1/2/1 7/1/0 22/13/6
Usage ····X··· ·o··X··· ··oX·o·· ···XX··o o····o·· ·X·o·o·· o·o·o··o ··X··X·· X····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.