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Game Preview: STL @ CHC, 2:20pm, Wednesday, April 25, 2012 @Wrigley Field

Cardinals, 11-7, 11-7 1st, 2 up

SP: Lance Lynn (25, RHP, 3-0, 1.42)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. CHC Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (3-0) 19.0 10 3 3 4 17 2 1.42
2011 (1-1) 34.2 25 12 12 11 40 3 3.12
Last 7 GS 4-1 29.1 20 9 9 7 25 3 2.76 59
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
Last 5 v.CHC 1-0 5.1 4 1 1 2 5 0 1.69 59
2012-04-14 CHC W 5.1 4 1 1 2 5 0 88 59
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    4-2    Road:    7-5    ExtrInn: 1-1 
 vsRHP:   8-7    vsLHP:   3-0    1-Run:   1-3 
 vsEast:  1-0    vsCntrl:10-7    vsWest:  0-0  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 18 Tue, Apr 24  @CHC  L   2-3 (10)  11-7   1st  2.0 up
 17 Mon, Apr 23  @CHC  L   2-3       11-6   1st  3.0 up
 16 Sun, Apr 22  @PIT  W   5-1       11-5   1st  4.0 up
 15 Sat, Apr 21  @PIT  L   0-2       10-5   1st  3.0 up
 14 Fri, Apr 20  @PIT  W   4-1       10-4   1st  4.0 up
 13 Thu, Apr 19   CIN  L   3-6        9-4   1st  3.0 up
 12 Wed, Apr 18   CIN  W  11-1        9-3   1st  3.0 up
 11 Tue, Apr 17   CIN  W   2-1 (10)   8-3   1st  3.0 up
 10 Sun, Apr 15   CHC  W  10-3        7-3   1st  2.5 up
  9 Sat, Apr 14   CHC  W   5-1        6-3   1st  1.5 up
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:11-7    Last 30:11-7 
Cubs, 6-12, 6-12 5th, 5 GB, 5 GB in WC

SP: Chris Volstad (25, RHP, 0-2, 6.19)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. STL Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (0-2) 16.0 18 13 11 4 14 1 6.19
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
Last 7 GS 0-3 41.0 40 19 17 9 31 3 3.73 53
2012-04-20 CIN L 5.0 7 6 5 2 4 0 90 33
2012-04-14 @STL L 6.0 6 4 3 0 4 0 101 50
2012-04-09 MIL ND 5.0 5 3 3 2 6 1 87 49
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
Last 5 v.STL 2-2 30.2 33 18 17 8 9 2 4.99 45
2012-04-14 @STL L 6.0 6 4 3 0 4 0 101 50
2011-05-02 @STL ND 5.0 7 5 5 2 0 1 83 31
2010-09-20 STL W 9.0 5 0 0 2 3 0 118 78
2009-06-10 STL L 5.2 10 6 6 1 0 1 96 24
2008-08-12 STL W 5.0 5 3 3 3 2 0 72 44
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    5-7    Road:    1-5    ExtrInn: 1-0 
 vsRHP:   5-9    vsLHP:   1-3    1-Run:   3-3 
 vsEast:  1-5    vsCntrl: 5-7    vsWest:  0-0  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 18 Tue, Apr 24   STL  W   3-2 (10)   6-12  5th  5.0 gb
 17 Mon, Apr 23   STL  W   3-2        5-12  6th  6.0 gb
 16 Sun, Apr 22   CIN  L   3-4        4-12  6th  7.0 gb
 15 Sat, Apr 21   CIN  W   6-1        4-11  6th  6.0 gb
 14 Fri, Apr 20   CIN  L   4-9        3-11  6th  7.0 gb
 13 Thu, Apr 19  @MIA  L   3-5        3-10  6th  6.0 gb
 12 Wed, Apr 18  @MIA  L   1-9        3-9   6th  6.0 gb
 11 Tue, Apr 17  @MIA  L   2-5        3-8   6th  5.0 gb
 10 Sun, Apr 15  @STL  L   3-10       3-7   6th  4.0 gb
  9 Sat, Apr 14  @STL  L   1-5        3-6   4th  3.0 gb
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 6-12   Last 30: 6-12
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Tue, Apr 24, 2012 CHC  3  STL  2 (10)   W:James Russell (1-0), L: Fernando Salas (0-1), S: none
Mon, Apr 23, 2012 CHC  3  STL  2        W:Rafael Dolis (1-1), L: Jason Motte (1-1), S: none
Sun, Apr 15, 2012 STL 10  CHC  3        W:Jake Westbrook (2-0), L: Paul Maholm (0-2), S: none
Sat, Apr 14, 2012 STL  5  CHC  1        W:Lance Lynn (2-0), L: Chris Volstad (0-1), S: none
Fri, Apr 13, 2012 CHC  9 @STL  5        W:Jeff Samardzija (2-0), L: Adam Wainwright (0-2), S: none

Sun, Sep 25, 2011 STL  3  CHC  2        W:Octavio Dotel (5-3), L: Randy Wells (7-6), S: Jason Motte (9)
Sat, Sep 24, 2011 STL  2  CHC  1        W:Jason Motte (5-2), L: Carlos Marmol (2-6), S: none
Fri, Sep 23, 2011 CHC  5 @STL  1        W:Jeff Samardzija (8-4), L: Kyle McClellan (12-7), S: none
Sun, Aug 21, 2011 STL  6 @CHC  2        W:Jake Westbrook (10-7), L: Rodrigo Lopez (4-4), S: none
Sat, Aug 20, 2011 CHC  3  STL  0        W:Matt Garza (6-9), L: Edwin Jackson (9-9), S: Carlos Marmol (29)
Season Series: 2012 - CHC over 3-2; 2011 - STL won 10-5; 2010 - CHC won 9-6; All-Time - CHC leads 1169-1106

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.

Cardinals Batters (4.78 RS/G) vs. Cubs Pitchers (4.72 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 32.Volstad
G/S/vB
43.Bowden
G/S/vB
54.Camp
G/S/vB
52.Castillo
G/S/vB
48.Dolis
G/S/vB
57.Maine*
G/S/vB
49.Marmol
G/S/vB
40.Russell*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
3.Beltran# G/S/vP 12/.750 ··· 1/.000 1/no AB 2/.000 2/3.000 5/.200 5/.200 598/436 .300/.385/.525/.910 .923/.908 .839 76/.861 4/2 22/1
13.Carpenter* G/S/vP 3/1.000 1/.000 1/.000 1/5.000 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 1/.000 19/17 .067/.263/.133/.396 .500/.378 .333 52/.781 0/0 0/0
48.Cruz G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 72/44 .262/.333/.338/.672 .668/.674 .697 9/.333 0/1 0/0
33.Descalso* G/S/vP 6/.667 1/no AB ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 5/.200 4/1.500 375/309 .264/.334/.353/.687 .518/.724 .706 52/.655 2/2 1/8
23.Freese G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/1.000 ··· 5/.400 1/5.000 363/279 .297/.350/.441/.791 .900/.759 .795 63/.881 1/0 10/12
15.Furcal# G/S/vP 14/.742 1/no AB 1/.000 1/.000 2/.500 ··· 8/.250 3/.000 369/282 .231/.298/.348/.646 .634/.650 .599 81/.899 9/5 8/14
27.Greene G/S/vP 8/.625 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 3/.333 5/.650 121/72 .212/.322/.288/.611 .632/.596 .689 39/.631 11/0 1/5
7.Holliday G/S/vP 14/1.000 ··· 4/.500 1/.000 1/.000 2/.500 12/.878 6/.750 516/406 .296/.388/.525/.912 .883/.918 .927 84/.667 2/1 22/3
19.Jay* G/S/vP 7/.000 ··· 1/5.000 ··· 1/3.000 1/.000 5/.000 7/.762 503/399 .297/.344/.424/.768 .727/.779 .791 46/.926 6/7 10/3
44.Komatsu* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· / /// / 18/.465 / /
4.Molina G/S/vP 14/.929 1/.000 3/.000 1/.000 2/.000 ··· 13/1.342 2/.000 518/399 .305/.349/.465/.814 .842/.806 .808 67/.925 4/5 14/6
43.Robinson G/S/vP ··· 1/3.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB 8/3 .000/.125/.000/.125 .200/.000 .000 29/1.025 0/0 0/0
55.Schumaker* G/S/vP 10/.700 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 7/.453 5/.000 400/357 .283/.333/.351/.685 .714/.682 .630 9/.667 0/2 2/8
IP 165.2 20.0 66.1 1.1 7.0 74.0 67.2 TOTAL .271/.342/.441/.783 .832/.768 .770 .783 12/3 21/11
ERA-K/9 4.89/6.4 4.05/7.7 4.21/4.3 /0.0 0.00/6.9 10.29/6.4 4.01/12.0 4.12/5.7 4.33/8.0

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Cruz (2-2-1)
 Molina (46-19-6)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 719/.289 90/.241 292/.303 / 4/.000 37/.344 327/.205 292/.286 .241  Beltran
 Jay
 Holliday
 Schumaker
 Robinson
 Cruz
 Greene
0/0/134/10
19/75/56/5
115/0/0/4
6/5/31/1
1/5/3/0
0/0/2/0
2/0/8/0
OPS .799 .700 .821 .250 1.276 .643 .812 .715
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 363/.909 34/.678 138/.913 / 3/.333 9/.472 145/.561 119/.685 .765
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 356/.689 56/.714 154/.738 / 1/.000 28/1.542 182/.710 173/.902 .695
Home 349/.751 68/.746 164/.865 / / 27/1.023 176/.657 134/.866
Last 28d days 72/.719 17/.853 45/.731 29/.929 43/.720 11/.273 28/.847 29/.596
HR/SB/CS 23/10/4 3/2/1 3/8/2 // 0/0/0 4/0/0 5/12/1 12/5/3 14/18/4
Usage ····X··· X······· o·X·oX·· ····X·X· oo·XX··X ··X·X··· o··o·X·· XX·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 (3.61 RS/G) vs. Cardinals Pitchers (2.89 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
3.Baker G/S/vP 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 7/.453 212/83 .269/.302/.383/.685 .812/.491 .571 25/.518 0/0 3/1
15.Barney G/S/vP 3/.000 4/.833 2/1.000 5/1.600 3/.000 1/.000 1/.000 3/.000 9/1.000 571/466 .276/.313/.353/.666 .734/.650 .641 70/.743 9/2 2/12
1.Campana* G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 3/1.000 155/127 .259/.303/.301/.603 .490/.628 .641 12/1.156 24/2 1/1
13.Castro G/S/vP 3/.666 5/1.200 1/2.000 4/1.000 5/1.000 ··· 1/.000 7/.429 11/.899 715/550 .307/.341/.432/.773 .847/.751 .782 77/.814 22/9 10/29
51.Clevenger* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 5/3 .250/.400/.500/.900 3.000/.000 20/1.287 0/0 0/0
9.DeJesus* G/S/vP 3/.333 4/.750 1/no AB 5/1.400 ··· 9/.500 2/.000 2/1.000 17/1.251 506/373 .240/.323/.376/.698 .459/.787 .695 69/.704 4/3 10/4
11.DeWitt* G/S/vP ··· 3/.000 1/.000 5/.000 3/.000 1/no AB ··· 5/.800 15/.800 243/207 .265/.305/.413/.718 1.097/.654 .687 21/.245 1/0 5/7
5.Johnson G/S/vP ··· 3/.666 ··· 6/.833 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 3/1.334 266/157 .309/.348/.467/.816 .797/.829 .949 27/.568 2/1 5/3
6.LaHair* G/S/vP 2/2.000 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 2/.500 1/.000 1/5.000 1/no AB 5/1.400 69/55 .288/.377/.508/.885 .774/.914 .982 50/1.180 0/0 2/1
16.Mather G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/1.000 4/1.167 ··· 1/.000 ··· 83/56 .213/.272/.307/.578 .708/.515 .492 25/.733 0/1 1/1
12.Soriano G/S/vP 4/1.000 9/.000 1/.000 10/1.722 10/.633 6/.667 1/.000 5/.400 38/.736 508/383 .244/.289/.469/.759 .812/.741 .754 64/.500 2/1 26/7
18.Soto G/S/vP 3/.000 7/.286 3/.000 11/.573 5/.200 3/1.334 1/2.000 6/.000 26/.743 474/357 .228/.310/.411/.721 .971/.643 .685 54/.464 0/0 17/13
2.Stewart* G/S/vP 2/.000 2/.500 2/.000 4/.250 1/.000 4/.000 2/.000 ··· 12/.933 136/111 .156/.243/.221/.464 .336/.492 .497 65/.529 3/2 0/6
IP 34.2 60.2 141.2 68.0 24.2 62.0 75.0 TOTAL .237/.298/.332/.629 .659/.639 .656 .629 13/6 6/17
ERA-K/9 3.12/10.4 3.56/7.1 /0.0 4.19/4.8 2.25/8.3 4.01/6.9 3.34/8.9 2.28/9.0 /0.0 2.74/7.1

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

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 136/.203 260/.266 / 607/.260 268/.202 116/.286 256/.223 295/.186 / .226  Soriano
 DeJesus
 Johnson
 DeWitt
 Campana
 Baker
 LaHair
 Mather
128/0/0/8
0/8/116/6
27/24/44/5
23/0/0/1
35/29/5/1
1/0/10/0
5/0/9/0
4/3/22/0
OPS .591 .711 .750 .558 .784 .623 .566 .615
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 55/.723 92/.715 / 247/.638 99/.738 46/.549 118/.478 129/.649 / .614
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 81/.504 168/.710 / 360/.827 169/.454 70/.937 138/.748 166/.502 / .618
Road 71/.751 130/.622 / 266/.749 136/.611 38/.713 114/.613 166/.670 /
Last 28d days 67/.463 32/.328 33/.609 38/.642 26/.574 12/.500 21/.638 35/.976 87/.923
HR/SB/CS 3/2/1 4/2/2 // 21/6/3 2/6/1 1/1/1 3/2/2 7/2/0 // 13/7/6
Usage ····X··· ·oo·o··o o····oX· ··o··oo· ·X··X··o ·····o·· X··o···o X··X·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.