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Game Preview: MIL @ CHC, 7:05pm, Monday, April 9, 2012 @Wrigley Field

Brewers, 1-2, 1-2 5th, 1½ GB, 1½ GB in WC

SP: Shaun Marcum (30, RHP, 0-0, undef)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. CHC Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (13-7) 200.2 175 84 79 57 158 22 3.54
2010 (13-8) 195.1 181 84 79 43 165 24 3.64
2008 (9-7) 151.1 126 60 57 50 123 21 3.39
Last 7 GS 2-4 44.1 41 23 20 15 31 5 4.06 52
2011-09-26 PIT ND 4.2 10 7 7 3 2 1 94 15
2011-09-20 @CHC W 8.0 5 1 1 0 7 1 97 75
2011-09-14 COL L 5.0 8 6 5 1 4 2 97 32
2011-09-09 PHI L 6.2 9 5 5 4 2 1 113 34
2011-09-04 @HOU W 7.0 1 0 0 1 8 0 99 82
2011-08-30 STL L 7.0 4 2 0 3 4 0 105 66
2011-08-24 @PIT L 6.0 4 2 2 3 4 0 114 57
Last 5 v.CHC 2-0 14.0 12 3 3 1 11 1 1.93 64
2011-09-20 @CHC W 8.0 5 1 1 0 7 1 97 75
2011-07-28 CHC W 6.0 7 2 2 1 4 0 106 53
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    1-2    Road:    0-0    ExtrInn: 0-0 
 vsRHP:   1-1    vsLHP:   0-1    1-Run:   0-0 
 vsEast:  0-0    vsCntrl: 1-2    vsWest:  0-0  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
  3 Sun, Apr  8   STL  L   3-9        1-2   5th  1.5 gb
  2 Sat, Apr  7   STL  W   6-0        1-1   2nd  0.5 gb
  1 Fri, Apr  6   STL  L   5-11       0-1   3rd  1.5 gb
 Last 10: 1-2    Last 20: 1-2    Last 30: 1-2 
Cubs, 1-2, 1-2 5th, 1½ GB, 1½ GB in WC

SP: Chris Volstad (25, RHP, 0-0, undef)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. MIL Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (5-13) 165.2 187 96 90 49 117 23 4.89
2010 (12-9) 175.0 187 94 89 60 102 17 4.58
2009 (9-13) 159.0 169 100 92 59 107 29 5.21
Last 7 GS 0-3 43.1 40 14 13 12 29 3 2.70 56
2011-09-28 WSN L 6.0 3 2 2 2 5 0 79 61
2011-09-23 @MIL ND 7.0 6 1 1 0 5 1 90 66
2011-09-17 @WSN ND 7.0 6 1 1 2 3 1 86 62
2011-09-12 @ATL ND 5.0 7 2 2 1 4 0 80 48
2011-09-06 NYM ND 6.0 6 2 2 3 3 0 86 52
2011-08-31 @NYM L 6.1 7 3 2 2 4 0 94 51
2011-08-24 CIN L 6.0 5 3 3 2 5 1 97 53
Last 5 v.MIL 1-1 26.1 22 5 5 4 15 3 1.71 61
2011-09-23 @MIL ND 7.0 6 1 1 0 5 1 90 66
2011-06-04 MIL L 7.0 6 3 3 1 4 2 88 56
2010-09-25 @MIL W 6.2 6 0 0 0 2 0 90 64
2010-06-02 MIL ND 5.2 4 1 1 3 4 0 93 58
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    1-2    Road:    0-0    ExtrInn: 0-0 
 vsRHP:   1-1    vsLHP:   0-1    1-Run:   1-1 
 vsEast:  1-2    vsCntrl: 0-0    vsWest:  0-0  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
  3 Sun, Apr  8   WSN  W   4-3        1-2   5th  1.5 gb
  2 Sat, Apr  7   WSN  L   4-7        0-2   6th  1.5 gb
  1 Thu, Apr  5   WSN  L   1-2        0-1   5th  1.0 gb
 Last 10: 1-2    Last 20: 1-2    Last 30: 1-2 
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Wed, Sep 21, 2011 CHC  7  MIL  1        W:Matt Garza (9-10), L: Randy Wolf (13-10), S: none
Tue, Sep 20, 2011 MIL  5 @CHC  1        W:Shaun Marcum (13-7), L: Randy Wells (7-5), S: none
Mon, Sep 19, 2011 CHC  5  MIL  2        W:Casey Coleman (3-8), L: Chris Narveson (10-8), S: none
Sun, Aug 28, 2011 MIL  3  CHC  2        W:Zack Greinke (13-5), L: Casey Coleman (2-7), S: John Axford (40)
Sat, Aug 27, 2011 MIL  6  CHC  4        W:Yovani Gallardo (15-8), L: Ryan Dempster (10-10), S: John Axford (39)
Fri, Aug 26, 2011 MIL  5  CHC  2        W:Randy Wolf (11-8), L: Rodrigo Lopez (4-5), S: John Axford (38)
Thu, Jul 28, 2011 MIL  4  CHC  2        W:Shaun Marcum (10-3), L: Randy Wells (2-4), S: John Axford (30)
Wed, Jul 27, 2011 MIL  2  CHC  0        W:Zack Greinke (8-4), L: Carlos Zambrano (7-6), S: John Axford (29)
Tue, Jul 26, 2011 MIL  3  CHC  2        W:Chris Narveson (7-6), L: Ryan Dempster (7-8), S: John Axford (28)
Thu, Jun 16, 2011 CHC 12  MIL  7        W:Matt Garza (3-6), L: Zack Greinke (6-2), S: none
Season Series: 2012 -  0-0; 2011 - MIL won 10-6; 2010 - CHC won 9-6; All-Time - CHC leads 113-105

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.

Brewers Batters (4.67 RS/G) vs. Cubs Pitchers (4.00 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 32.Volstad
G/S/vB
54.Camp
G/S/vB
48.Dolis
G/S/vB
19.Lopez
G/S/vB
28.Maholm*
G/S/vB
49.Marmol
G/S/vB
40.Russell*
G/S/vB
29.Samardzija
G/S/vB
34.Wood
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
7.Aoki* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· / /// / 2/1.000 / /
8.Braun G/S/vP 12/.334 1/.000 ··· 9/1.223 40/.910 15/.414 4/1.000 11/1.323 5/1.400 629/488 .332/.397/.597/.994 1.049/.979 .926 13/1.135 33/6 33/1
24.Gamel* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.500 ··· 27/21 .115/.148/.154/.302 .000/.390 .368 10/.400 0/0 0/1
27.Gomez G/S/vP 3/.666 2/.000 ··· ··· 13/1.212 3/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 258/163 .225/.276/.403/.679 .857/.566 .598 6/1.500 16/2 8/0
11.Gonzalez G/S/vP 13/.725 8/.804 ··· 14/1.217 15/.650 4/1.167 ··· 3/.000 15/1.015 593/443 .241/.270/.372/.642 .725/.614 .605 10/.300 2/0 15/12
1.Hart G/S/vP 12/.533 ··· ··· 11/1.273 51/1.051 14/.368 2/2.500 10/.633 3/2.000 551/429 .285/.356/.510/.866 1.057/.814 .744 11/2.101 7/6 26/2
45.Ishikawa* G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· 2/.500 1/.000 ··· ··· / /// / 3/.000 / /
3.Izturis# G/S/vP 2/.000 6/.533 ··· 5/.200 8/.500 2/.000 ··· 2/.500 15/.767 33/24 .200/.250/.200/.450 .667/.360 .533 0/ 0/0 0/1
9.Kottaras* G/S/vP 6/.900 ··· ··· 5/1.933 5/.900 1/no AB 1/.000 1/.000 2/.500 123/99 .252/.311/.459/.771 .513/.837 .871 4/1.250 0/1 5/0
20.Lucroy G/S/vP 6/.833 ··· ··· 2/no AB 5/.800 1/2.000 ··· 4/.500 ··· 468/378 .265/.313/.391/.703 .869/.662 .608 7/.762 2/1 12/7
2.Morgan* G/S/vP 21/.564 ··· ··· 7/.334 6/.533 10/.425 3/.666 6/.533 5/.650 429/382 .304/.357/.421/.778 .540/.808 .876 9/.000 13/4 4/2
16.Ramirez G/S/vP 13/1.455 3/2.334 ··· 9/.472 41/.791 ··· ··· ··· 29/.785 626/488 .306/.361/.510/.871 .824/.884 .795 12/.348 1/1 26/14
23.Weeks G/S/vP 12/.334 ··· ··· 5/.000 50/.585 20/.488 1/2.000 4/.833 8/.500 515/403 .269/.350/.468/.818 .832/.814 .744 13/.846 9/2 20/15
IP 165.2 66.1 1.1 97.2 162.1 74.0 67.2 88.0 51.0 TOTAL .235/.272/.500/.772 .733/.784 .772 0/0 6/1
ERA-K/9 4.89/6.4 4.21/4.3 0.00/6.9 4.42/5.0 3.66/5.4 4.01/12.0 4.12/5.7 2.97/8.9 3.35/10.1 3.33/8.3

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Kottaras (18-3-2)
 Lucroy (77-30-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 719/.289 292/.303 4/.000 430/.299 687/.262 327/.205 292/.286 380/.200 224/.236 .202  Braun
 Morgan
 Gomez
 Hart
 Gamel
147/0/0/8
17/95/20/5
0/87/0/5
0/0/126/3
2/0/0/0
OPS .799 .821 .250 .867 .711 .643 .812 .613 .715 .596
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 363/.909 138/.913 3/.333 188/.791 128/.697 145/.561 119/.685 150/.660 78/.649 .916
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 356/.689 154/.738 1/.000 242/.927 559/.714 182/.710 173/.902 230/.581 146/.750 .380
Home 349/.751 164/.865 / 210/.811 392/.670 176/.657 134/.866 174/.616 125/.720
Last 28d days / 6/.667 3/.000 / / 11/1.386 / 31/.409 9/1.667
HR/SB/CS 23/10/4 3/8/2 0/0/0 18/6/7 11/7/3 5/12/1 12/5/3 5/16/2 5/3/1 3/1/0
Usage ·X······ ·o······ oX·X···· X······· ·X·X····

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

Cubs Batters (3.00 RS/G) vs. Brewers Pitchers (6.67 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 18.Marcum
G/S/vB
59.Axford
G/S/vB
48.Dillard
G/S/vB
41.Estrada
G/S/vB
50.Loe
G/S/vB
38.Narveson*
G/S/vB
26.Parra*
G/S/vB
57.Rodriguez
G/S/vB
40.Veras
G/S/vB
43.Wolf*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
3.Baker G/S/vP ··· 3/.666 ··· 1/.000 ··· 17/.945 5/.400 1/no AB 1/.000 25/1.065 212/83 .269/.302/.383/.685 .812/.491 .571 9/.476 0/0 3/1
15.Barney G/S/vP 7/1.286 3/.000 1/.000 1/.000 4/.500 5/1.600 ··· 2/1.500 3/.666 6/.000 571/466 .276/.313/.353/.666 .734/.650 .641 12/.583 9/2 2/12
24.Byrd G/S/vP 11/.282 5/1.550 1/.000 1/.000 4/1.000 14/1.071 4/.250 7/.286 8/.417 17/1.291 482/370 .276/.324/.395/.719 .649/.740 .672 12/.258 3/2 9/3
13.Castro G/S/vP 7/.714 3/1.334 3/1.334 1/3.000 4/.000 15/.619 3/2.000 1/.000 6/.533 19/1.088 715/550 .307/.341/.432/.773 .847/.751 .782 13/.846 22/9 10/29
51.Clevenger* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 5/3 .250/.400/.500/.900 3.000/.000 3/.667 0/0 0/0
9.DeJesus* G/S/vP 20/.200 ··· ··· ··· 9/.619 ··· ··· 5/.600 ··· ··· 506/373 .240/.323/.376/.698 .459/.787 .695 9/.476 4/3 10/4
11.DeWitt* G/S/vP ··· 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 5/.600 7/1.000 6/1.500 2/1.000 4/1.167 7/.000 243/207 .265/.305/.413/.718 1.097/.654 .687 2/.000 1/0 5/7
5.Johnson G/S/vP 1/2.000 3/1.167 1/.000 1/.000 1/2.000 11/.727 6/.666 6/.167 7/.619 15/.266 266/157 .309/.348/.467/.816 .797/.829 .949 6/.933 2/1 5/3
6.LaHair* G/S/vP 5/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 3/1.000 69/55 .288/.377/.508/.885 .774/.914 .982 5/1.200 0/0 2/1
16.Mather G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 4/.500 2/.000 ··· 5/.200 83/56 .213/.272/.307/.578 .708/.515 .492 4/.833 0/1 1/1
12.Soriano G/S/vP 6/.500 6/.167 2/1.000 3/.333 7/1.429 14/.220 9/.819 12/.083 3/1.000 40/.782 508/383 .244/.289/.469/.759 .812/.741 .754 11/.697 2/1 26/7
18.Soto G/S/vP 6/.334 6/.167 ··· 3/2.667 4/1.167 21/1.087 3/.666 5/.900 4/.500 32/1.042 474/357 .228/.310/.411/.721 .971/.643 .685 7/.286 0/0 17/13
2.Stewart* G/S/vP 2/.000 3/.333 ··· 1/.000 ··· 6/.533 6/1.700 2/.000 1/.000 6/1.700 136/111 .156/.243/.221/.464 .336/.492 .497 9/.833 3/2 0/6
IP 200.2 73.2 28.2 92.2 72.0 161.2 71.2 71.0 212.1 TOTAL .224/.287/.306/.593 .935/.498 .593 .593 4/1 0/2
ERA-K/9 3.54/7.1 1.95/10.5 4.08/8.5 4.08/8.5 3.50/7.6 4.45/7.0 /0.0 2.64/9.9 3.80/10.0 3.69/5.7 6.33/8.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Clevenger (1-0-0)
 Soto (85-36-5)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 823/.232 305/.212 117/.241 381/.243 291/.240 699/.257 / 307/.243 305/.206 903/.266 .319  Byrd
 Soriano
 DeJesus
 Johnson
 DeWitt
 Mather
 Baker
 LaHair
0/118/0/8
128/0/0/8
0/8/116/6
27/24/44/5
23/0/0/1
4/3/22/0
1/0/10/0
5/0/9/0
OPS .656 .557 .658 .700 .638 .735 .663 .636 .744 .910
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 405/.749 138/.481 44/.874 181/.661 123/.690 120/.678 / 173/.776 123/.690 162/.692 .810
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 418/.566 167/.621 73/.530 200/.733 168/.601 579/.746 / 134/.515 182/.600 741/.755 .985
Road 385/.566 118/.655 72/.542 174/.802 136/.759 362/.751 / 144/.589 154/.775 457/.720
Last 28d days / 4/.500 15/1.181 12/.583 2/2.500 / 11/1.145 4/.500 4/.500 26/.840
HR/SB/CS 22/8/6 4/6/2 3/2/2 11/8/2 4/2/0 17/12/8 // 4/11/1 6/5/1 23/18/1 6/2/0
Usage X······· X·X····· X·o····· o······· ··X····· ·o······ ·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.