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Game Preview: PIT @ ATL, 1:35 pm, Sunday, April 29, 2012 @Turner Field

Pirates, 9-11, 9-11 3rd, 4½ GB, 3½ GB in WC

SP: Kevin Correia (31, RHP, 1-0, 2.00)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. ATL Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (1-0) 18.0 11 4 4 3 9 1 2.00
2011 (12-11) 154.0 175 90 82 39 77 24 4.79
2010 (10-10) 145.0 152 89 87 64 115 20 5.40
Last 7 GS 1-3 38.1 41 23 23 11 18 9 5.40 46
2012-04-24 COL ND 6.0 4 2 2 0 4 1 93 60
2012-04-15 @SFG W 6.0 3 1 1 1 2 0 91 63
2012-04-10 @LAD ND 6.0 4 1 1 2 3 0 81 61
2011-08-19 CIN ND 6.0 8 6 6 1 1 3 90 32
2011-08-13 @MIL L 6.2 7 1 1 3 3 1 91 56
2011-08-07 SDP L 5.2 5 4 4 4 3 0 93 42
2011-08-02 CHC L 2.0 10 8 8 0 2 4 59 6
Last 5 v.ATL 2-1 25.1 28 12 11 11 17 4 3.91 48
2011-07-28 @ATL W 6.1 9 2 1 1 3 0 89 51
2010-04-12 ATL W 5.2 4 2 2 4 3 0 108 52
2007-08-14 @ATL ND 4.1 4 0 0 1 3 0 66 57
2005-08-10 @ATL ND 5.0 5 3 3 3 8 1 91 50
2005-07-18 ATL L 4.0 6 5 5 2 0 3 60 28
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    5-4    Road:    4-7    ExtrInn: 1-0 
 vsRHP:   7-7    vsLHP:   2-4    1-Run:   5-5 
 vsEast:  3-2    vsCntrl: 1-2    vsWest:  5-7  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 20 Sat, Apr 28  @ATL  W   4-2        9-11  3rd  4.5 gb
 19 Fri, Apr 27  @ATL  L   1-6        8-11  4th  4.5 gb
 18 Wed, Apr 25   COL  W   5-1        8-10  4th  3.5 gb
 17 Wed, Apr 25   COL  L   1-2        7-10  4th  3.5 gb
 16 Tue, Apr 24   COL  W   5-4        7-9   4th  3.0 gb
 15 Sun, Apr 22   STL  L   1-5        6-9   4th  4.5 gb
 14 Sat, Apr 21   STL  W   2-0        6-8   3rd  3.5 gb
 13 Fri, Apr 20   STL  L   1-4        5-8   4th  4.5 gb
 12 Wed, Apr 18  @ARI  W   2-1        5-7   3rd  4.0 gb
 11 Tue, Apr 17  @ARI  W   5-4        4-7   3rd  4.0 gb
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20: 9-11   Last 30: 9-11
Braves, 13-8, 13-8 2nd, 1 GB, 2 up in WC

SP: Tim Hudson (36, RHP, 0-0, undef)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. PIT Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (16-10) 215.0 189 86 77 56 158 14 3.22
2010 (17-9) 228.2 189 74 72 74 139 20 2.83
2009 (2-1) 42.1 49 17 17 13 30 4 3.61
Last 7 GS 3-3 44.1 49 20 20 14 36 2 4.06 51
2011-09-28 PHI ND 6.1 6 2 2 1 4 0 102 56
2011-09-23 @WSN W 5.2 9 3 3 0 4 0 86 43
2011-09-17 NYM W 8.0 4 0 0 2 10 0 113 82
2011-09-11 @STL L 6.0 8 6 6 2 4 0 95 34
2011-09-06 @PHI L 6.0 6 4 4 4 5 1 110 45
2011-09-01 WSN W 6.0 5 1 1 2 5 1 86 61
2011-08-26 @NYM L 6.1 11 4 4 3 4 0 116 36
Last 5 v.PIT 3-2 35.1 21 8 7 11 24 0 1.78 65
2011-07-25 PIT L 7.0 5 3 3 3 8 0 114 60
2010-09-07 @PIT L 6.1 6 4 4 1 4 0 92 48
2010-05-21 @PIT W 8.0 3 0 0 4 3 0 109 75
2008-05-12 @PIT W 7.0 2 1 0 2 5 0 97 74
2007-07-13 PIT W 7.0 5 0 0 1 4 0 89 70
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    6-2    Road:    7-6    ExtrInn: 0-0 
 vsRHP:   7-3    vsLHP:   6-5    1-Run:   3-1 
 vsEast:  2-4    vsCntrl: 6-2    vsWest:  5-2  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 21 Sat, Apr 28   PIT  L   2-4       13-8   2nd  1.0 gb
 20 Fri, Apr 27   PIT  W   6-1       13-7   2nd  1.0 gb
 19 Wed, Apr 25  @LAD  W   4-2       12-7   2nd  2.5 gb
 18 Tue, Apr 24  @LAD  W   4-3       11-7   2nd  2.5 gb
 17 Mon, Apr 23  @LAD  L   2-7       10-7   2nd  2.5 gb
 16 Sun, Apr 22  @ARI  L   4-6       10-6   2nd  2.0 gb
 15 Sat, Apr 21  @ARI  W   3-2       10-5   2nd  1.5 gb
 14 Fri, Apr 20  @ARI  W   9-1        9-5   2nd  1.5 gb
 13 Thu, Apr 19  @ARI  W  10-2        8-5   2nd  1.5 gb
 12 Wed, Apr 18   NYM  W  14-6        7-5   2nd  2.5 gb
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:13-7    Last 30:13-8 
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sat, Apr 28, 2012 PIT  4 @ATL  2        W:Erik Bedard (1-4), L: Randall Delgado (2-2), S: Joel Hanrahan (4)
Fri, Apr 27, 2012 ATL  6  PIT  1        W:Tommy Hanson (3-2), L: A.J. Burnett (1-1), S: Kris Medlen (1)

Thu, Jul 28, 2011 PIT  5 @ATL  2        W:Kevin Correia (12-8), L: Derek Lowe (6-9), S: Joel Hanrahan (30)
Wed, Jul 27, 2011 ATL  2  PIT  1 (10)   W:Scott Linebrink (4-2), L: Chris Leroux (1-1), S: none
Tue, Jul 26, 2011 ATL  4  PIT  3 (19)   W:Scott Proctor (2-3), L: Daniel McCutchen (3-2), S: none
Mon, Jul 25, 2011 PIT  3 @ATL  1        W:James McDonald (7-4), L: Tim Hudson (9-7), S: Joel Hanrahan (29)
Wed, May 25, 2011 ATL  4 @PIT  2 (11)   W:George Sherrill (1-0), L: Jeff Karstens (3-3), S: Craig Kimbrel (14)
Tue, May 24, 2011 ATL  2 @PIT  0        W:Jair Jurrjens (6-1), L: Charlie Morton (5-2), S: Craig Kimbrel (13)
Wed, Sep 08, 2010 ATL  9 @PIT  3        W:Derek Lowe (12-12), L: Zach Duke (7-13), S: none
Tue, Sep 07, 2010 PIT  5  ATL  0        W:James McDonald (3-5), L: Tim Hudson (15-7), S: none
Season Series: 2012 - tied 1-1; 2011 - ATL won 4-2; 2010 - ATL won 6-3; All-Time - PIT leads 1083-1009

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

For the 2011 season

NOTE: Team stats shown are for the 2012 season. Player Stats for the 2011 season. We will switch to 2012 stats on May 1st.

Pirates Batters (2.30 RS/G) vs. Braves Pitchers (3.95 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 15.Hudson
G/S/vB
32.Durbin
G/S/vB
61.Hernandez
G/S/vB
46.Kimbrel
G/S/vB
50.Martinez
G/S/vB
54.Medlen
G/S/vB
34.O'Flaherty*
G/S/vB
39.Venters*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
24.Alvarez* G/S/vP 6/1.100 ··· 6/.733 1/.000 4/1.000 1/no AB ··· 1/.000 262/219 .191/.272/.289/.561 .545/.565 .616 54/.693 1/0 4/14
26.Barajas G/S/vP 16/1.238 4/.750 4/.250 ··· 5/.200 1/.000 3/.000 1/.000 337/236 .230/.287/.430/.717 .818/.674 .862 50/.374 0/0 16/2
12.Barmes G/S/vP 10/.200 6/.167 18/.513 ··· 1/.000 8/1.125 6/.750 3/.000 495/363 .244/.312/.386/.698 .649/.715 .732 69/.491 3/1 12/12
5.Harrison G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 204/141 .272/.281/.374/.656 .593/.685 .641 18/.489 4/1 1/8
46.Jones* G/S/vP 9/1.181 1/.000 12/1.318 ··· 1/.000 7/.143 5/.400 1/no AB 478/406 .243/.321/.433/.753 .460/.808 .723 46/.805 6/3 16/4
22.McCutchen G/S/vP 10/.775 2/.000 14/.873 1/.000 3/1.000 8/1.375 5/.650 1/no AB 678/511 .259/.364/.456/.820 .945/.779 .867 84/.766 23/10 23/7
14.McGehee G/S/vP 9/.347 2/.000 10/.700 3/.000 3/.666 3/.000 1/.000 3/.000 600/464 .223/.280/.346/.626 .413/.689 .548 52/.708 0/3 13/20
55.McKenry G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· 3/1.167 1/2.000 3/.666 ··· ··· ··· 201/149 .222/.276/.322/.598 .498/.629 .597 21/.958 0/1 2/5
2.McLouth* G/S/vP 7/.286 7/1.238 26/.492 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 321/220 .228/.344/.333/.677 .531/.743 .610 25/.553 4/2 4/2
36.Navarro G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 66/35 .250/.303/.350/.653 .704/.605 .516 18/.355 0/0 1/2
7.Presley* G/S/vP ··· ··· 5/1.100 ··· 2/1.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 231/161 .298/.339/.465/.804 .599/.893 .806 80/.715 9/3 4/1
31.Tabata G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 11/1.323 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 1/no AB 382/292 .266/.349/.362/.711 .819/.679 .584 64/.455 16/7 4/2
18.Walker# G/S/vP 6/.000 ··· 12/.555 1/.000 3/.000 4/1.750 3/1.000 1/.000 662/480 .273/.334/.408/.742 .672/.773 .759 71/.580 9/6 12/6
IP 215.0 68.1 175.1 77.0 77.2 2.1 73.2 88.0 TOTAL .223/.274/.324/.599 .611/.594 .559 .599 12/10 11/12
ERA-K/9 3.22/6.6 5.53/7.8 4.47/5.1 2.10/14.8 3.36/6.7 0.00/7.8 0.98/8.2 1.84/9.8 3.74/7.6

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Barajas (60-20-3)
 McKenry (39-13-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 884/.236 318/.306 751/.291 306/.178 308/.197 8/.125 301/.221 357/.176 .272  McCutchen
 Tabata
 Jones
 Presley
 Navarro
 McLouth
0/156/0/9
77/2/15/4
0/0/90/2
49/5/0/2
3/0/0/0
26/56/3/0
OPS .627 .872 .772 .499 .586 .250 .572 .508 .723
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 418/.692 143/.835 353/.791 147/.442 135/.618 4/.000 93/.512 92/.402 .710
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 466/.571 175/.900 398/.754 159/.549 173/.561 4/.500 208/.599 265/.545 .733
Home 508/.563 162/.802 384/.714 181/.498 163/.455 5/.400 147/.502 175/.496
Last 28d days / 32/1.204 57/.757 35/.550 41/.742 47/.460 30/.881 33/.527
HR/SB/CS 14/16/5 12/6/3 16/9/9 3/1/3 8/0/0 0/0/0 2/5/2 2/2/2 16/15/6
Usage ···o·oo· X····X·· ···oX··o X·····X· ·X··o··· ···oX··· ···o···o

NOTE: Team stats shown are for the 2012 season. Player Stats for the 2011 season. We will switch to 2012 stats on May 1st.

Braves Batters (5.19 RS/G) vs. Pirates Pitchers (2.95 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 29.Correia
G/S/vB
37.Cruz
G/S/vB
39.Grilli
G/S/vB
52.Hanrahan
G/S/vB
32.Lincoln
G/S/vB
47.Meek
G/S/vB
30.Resop
G/S/vB
44.Watson*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
24.Bourn* G/S/vP 12/.432 2/1.000 2/1.000 7/.143 3/1.334 3/.666 3/.333 3/.666 722/510 .294/.349/.386/.734 .645/.772 .759 95/.796 61/14 2/3
23.Diaz G/S/vP 2/.000 1/.000 1/.000 3/.333 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 268/125 .263/.302/.323/.625 .692/.550 .655 25/.810 5/2 0/2
25.Francisco* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 3/2.000 2/1.000 1/.000 ··· 97/83 .258/.289/.452/.740 .286/.820 .621 36/.821 1/0 3/2
5.Freeman* G/S/vP 3/1.667 1/.000 2/1.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 2/1.000 2/2.000 635/431 .282/.346/.448/.795 .707/.837 .805 88/.776 4/4 21/6
22.Heyward* G/S/vP 6/.750 ··· 3/.333 4/1.250 ··· 3/.000 2/3.000 1/2.000 456/341 .227/.319/.389/.708 .577/.754 .682 82/.824 9/2 14/6
20.Hinske* G/S/vP 6/1.667 4/1.417 ··· 4/.000 ··· 2/2.500 ··· 1/no AB 264/228 .233/.311/.403/.713 .461/.754 .688 20/.522 0/1 10/0
10.Jones# G/S/vP 9/.722 11/.495 8/1.071 9/1.810 ··· 5/.650 1/.000 ··· 512/351 .275/.344/.470/.814 .750/.843 .915 47/.898 2/2 18/6
16.McCann* G/S/vP 9/.889 2/2.000 1/.000 9/.222 ··· 2/1.000 1/.000 ··· 527/363 .270/.351/.466/.817 .794/.826 .877 70/.722 3/2 24/5
1.Pastornicky G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· / /// / 60/.692 / /
14.Prado G/S/vP 6/.900 1/.000 2/.000 9/.111 ··· 5/1.250 1/.000 2/1.000 590/432 .260/.302/.385/.687 .673/.692 .742 89/.759 4/8 13/8
8.Ross G/S/vP 11/.573 4/.250 3/.667 2/1.500 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 2/.500 171/113 .263/.333/.428/.761 .613/.833 .819 18/1.111 0/1 6/3
26.Uggla G/S/vP 18/.771 2/.500 4/.500 10/1.214 ··· 4/2.000 3/1.333 1/.000 672/488 .233/.311/.453/.764 .648/.808 .801 89/.766 1/3 36/15
2.Wilson G/S/vP 5/.000 22/1.217 5/.200 2/.500 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 232/134 .243/.274/.285/.559 .557/.561 .540 27/.245 5/2 0/4
IP 154.0 48.2 32.2 68.2 47.2 20.2 69.2 41.0 TOTAL .262/.325/.412/.737 .732/.741 .800 .737 17/4 21/13
ERA-K/9 4.79/4.5 3.88/8.5 2.48/10.2 1.83/8.0 4.72/5.5 3.48/7.4 4.39/10.2 3.95/8.1 2.74/7.0

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 McCann (104-29-7)
 Ross (22-11-2)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 660/.287 200/.211 140/.200 274/.220 211/.286 100/.310 309/.269 174/.228 .229  Bourn
 Prado
 Heyward
 Diaz
 Hinske
0/156/0/6
100/0/0/6
0/0/122/4
18/0/54/3
33/0/16/2
OPS .791 .671 .601 .543 .773 .762 .756 .711 .627
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 279/.745 81/.527 52/.766 123/.528 94/.878 41/.699 117/.716 69/.708 .619
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 381/.826 119/.770 88/.508 151/.555 117/.689 59/.807 192/.775 105/.713 .635
Road 362/.664 95/.698 66/.703 106/.448 66/.787 54/.802 147/.634 83/.817
Last 28d days 68/.450 36/.624 30/.615 29/.493 17/.450 38/.721 41/.792 27/.597
HR/SB/CS 24/6/6 5/8/3 2/0/0 1/3/0 4/4/2 1/0/0 8/9/3 6/8/1 11/13/2
Usage ····X··· o···o··o o···X··o o···X··X ···X···· ·X····X· X··o··o· ·X·oo··o

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.