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Game Preview: ATL @ CHC, 8:05pm, Monday, May 7, 2012 @Wrigley Field

Braves, 18-11, 18-11 2nd, ½ GB, 3 up in WC

SP: Tommy Hanson (25, RHP, 3-2, 3.74)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. CHC Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (3-2) 33.2 34 15 14 14 31 2 3.74
2011 (11-7) 130.0 106 55 52 46 142 17 3.60
2010 (10-11) 202.2 182 86 75 56 173 14 3.33
Last 7 GS 3-3 37.0 42 22 21 16 36 6 5.11 47
2012-05-02 PHI ND 3.2 8 4 4 2 3 0 95 30
2012-04-27 PIT W 6.0 6 1 1 3 5 0 102 58
2012-04-21 @ARI W 7.0 5 2 2 1 7 1 104 65
2012-04-16 NYM L 7.0 5 5 4 2 4 1 105 51
2012-04-10 @HOU W 5.0 6 2 2 3 8 0 101 52
2012-04-05 @NYM L 5.0 4 1 1 3 4 0 83 56
2011-08-06 @NYM L 3.1 8 7 7 2 5 4 81 19
Last 5 v.CHC 0-2 10.1 11 7 6 7 11 2 5.23 46
2010-08-21 @CHC L 5.0 7 5 4 4 4 0 94 35
2010-04-08 CHC L 5.1 4 2 2 3 7 2 100 56
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    8-5    Road:   10-6    ExtrInn: 2-0 
 vsRHP:  11-5    vsLHP:   7-6    1-Run:   5-1 
 vsEast:  3-6    vsCntrl: 7-3    vsWest:  8-2  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 29 Sun, May  6  @COL  W   7-2       18-11  2nd  0.5 gb
 28 Sat, May  5  @COL  W  13-9       17-11  2nd  1.5 gb
 27 Fri, May  4  @COL  W   9-8 (11)  16-11  2nd  1.5 gb
 26 Thu, May  3   PHI  L   0-4       15-11  2nd  1.5 gb
 25 Wed, May  2   PHI  W  15-13(11)  15-10  2nd  0.5 gb
 24 Tue, May  1   PHI  L   2-4       14-10  2nd  0.5 gb
 23 Mon, Apr 30   PIT  L   3-9       14-9   2nd  0.5 gb
 22 Sun, Apr 29   PIT  W   4-3       14-8   1st    Tied
 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
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:13-7    Last 30:18-11
Cubs, 11-17, 11-17 6th, 6 GB, 6½ GB in WC

SP: Jeff Samardzija (27, RHP, 3-1, 3.41)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. ATL Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (3-1) 31.2 29 14 12 10 32 1 3.41
2011 (8-4) 88.0 64 35 29 50 87 5 2.97
2010 (2-2) 19.1 21 22 18 20 9 4 8.38
Last 7 GS 4-2 42.0 39 25 23 20 38 4 4.93 49
2012-05-02 @CIN W 7.2 3 1 1 2 7 0 95 74
2012-04-24 STL ND 6.2 4 0 0 2 9 0 90 73
2012-04-19 @MIA L 3.2 8 5 5 5 3 0 88 23
2012-04-13 @STL W 5.0 10 5 5 1 5 0 103 31
2012-04-08 WSN W 8.2 4 3 1 0 8 1 110 76
2010-09-26 STL L 4.1 7 8 8 7 2 1 95 12
2010-09-19 @FLA W 6.0 3 3 3 3 4 2 92 55
Has never faced ATL as starter.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    7-9    Road:    4-8    ExtrInn: 2-1 
 vsRHP:  10-13   vsLHP:   1-4    1-Run:   5-4 
 vsEast:  3-7    vsCntrl: 6-9    vsWest:  2-1  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 28 Sun, May  6   LAD  W   4-3 (11)  11-17  6th  6.0 gb
 27 Sat, May  5   LAD  L   1-5       10-17  6th  6.0 gb
 26 Fri, May  4   LAD  W   5-4       10-16  6th  6.0 gb
 25 Thu, May  3  @CIN  L   3-4 (10)   9-16  6th  7.0 gb
 24 Wed, May  2  @CIN  W   3-1        9-15  6th  7.0 gb
 23 Mon, Apr 30  @PHI  L   4-6        8-15  6th  6.5 gb
 22 Sun, Apr 29  @PHI  W   5-1        8-14  5th  6.0 gb
 21 Sat, Apr 28  @PHI  L   2-5        7-14  6th  7.0 gb
 20 Fri, Apr 27  @PHI  W   5-1        7-13  6th  6.0 gb
 19 Wed, Apr 25   STL  L   1-5        6-13  6th  6.0 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20: 8-12   Last 30:11-17
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Thu, Aug 25, 2011 ATL  8 @CHC  3        W:Brandon Beachy (7-2), L: Matt Garza (6-10), S: none
Wed, Aug 24, 2011 CHC  3  ATL  2        W:Randy Wells (5-4), L: Derek Lowe (8-12), S: Carlos Marmol (30)
Tue, Aug 23, 2011 ATL  5 @CHC  4        W:Mike Minor (4-2), L: Casey Coleman (2-6), S: Craig Kimbrel (40)
Mon, Aug 22, 2011 ATL  3 @CHC  0        W:Jair Jurrjens (13-5), L: Ryan Dempster (10-9), S: Jonny Venters (5)
Sun, Aug 14, 2011 CHC  6 @ATL  5        W:John Grabow (3-0), L: Eric O'Flaherty (1-4), S: Carlos Marmol (28)
Sat, Aug 13, 2011 CHC  8 @ATL  4        W:Randy Wells (4-4), L: Derek Lowe (7-11), S: Carlos Marmol (27)
Fri, Aug 12, 2011 ATL 10  CHC  4        W:Mike Minor (2-2), L: Carlos Zambrano (9-7), S: none
Sun, Aug 22, 2010 ATL 16 @CHC  5        W:Mike Minor (2-0), L: Randy Wells (5-12), S: none
Sat, Aug 21, 2010 CHC  5  ATL  4        W:Tom Gorzelanny (7-7), L: Tommy Hanson (8-9), S: Carlos Marmol (22)
Fri, Aug 20, 2010 ATL  5 @CHC  3        W:Peter Moylan (5-2), L: Carlos Marmol (2-3), S: Billy Wagner (30)
Season Series: 2012 -  0-0; 2011 - ATL won 4-3; 2010 - ATL won 4-2; All-Time - CHC leads 1217-1021

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
Braves Batters (5.59 RS/G) vs. Cubs Pitchers (4.29 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 29.Samardzija
G/S/vB
43.Bowden
G/S/vB
54.Camp
G/S/vB
52.Castillo
G/S/vB
48.Dolis
G/S/vB
49.Marmol
G/S/vB
40.Russell*
G/S/vB
34.Wood
G/S/vB
30.Wood*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
24.Bourn* G/S/vP 5/1.400 ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· 13/.558 10/.600 3/.000 9/.583 137/83 .331/.394/.403/.797 .543/.963 .781 121/.853 9/4 0/0
23.Diaz G/S/vP 2/1.500 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 5/.000 ··· 2/.000 2/1.000 37/14 .300/.405/.533/.939 1.215/.468 .821 26/1.128 0/0 2/0
25.Francisco* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/.000 2/1.000 1/.000 ··· 50/38 .239/.280/.500/.780 .788/.777 .724 42/.888 0/1 3/3
5.Freeman* G/S/vP 2/.500 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· ··· 125/74 .298/.320/.544/.864 .793/.915 .989 109/.922 0/0 6/0
22.Heyward* G/S/vP 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 106/66 .267/.371/.444/.816 .811/.815 .824 93/.823 9/2 3/0
20.Hinske* G/S/vP 1/4.000 2/.500 4/.833 ··· ··· 4/.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 37/34 .400/.432/.543/.975 1.000/.972 .947 34/1.004 0/0 1/0
10.Jones# G/S/vP 3/1.167 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 4/.000 ··· 26/.891 ··· 73/51 .318/.370/.576/.946 1.146/.864 1.103 73/.946 0/0 5/3
16.McCann* G/S/vP 2/.500 ··· 1/3.000 ··· ··· 3/.333 4/.000 4/.000 ··· 99/63 .247/.313/.438/.751 .748/.752 .609 83/.797 1/0 5/1
1.Pastornicky G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 87/61 .259/.302/.370/.673 .471/.762 .710 77/.664 0/0 1/2
14.Prado G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 4/.250 4/.500 2/.500 ··· 118/76 .272/.350/.408/.758 .926/.666 .757 102/.743 2/1 2/2
8.Ross G/S/vP 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 4/4.000 1/.000 3/1.000 ··· 26/17 .304/.385/.522/.906 1.556/.647 1.144 26/.906 0/0 1/0
26.Uggla G/S/vP 10/.800 ··· 5/.400 ··· ··· 10/.400 1/no AB 5/.400 ··· 125/82 .270/.352/.423/.775 .959/.682 .827 109/.836 0/0 4/5
2.Wilson G/S/vP 2/.500 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 4/.250 ··· 30/.971 ··· 38/25 .147/.167/.147/.314 .258/.341 .290 34/.349 0/0 0/0
IP 31.2 7.1 15.0 7.2 18.1 9.2 10.1 3.1 6.0 TOTAL .271/.334/.426/.760 .772/.754 .766 .796 21/8 33/17
ERA-K/9 3.41/9.1 2.45/9.9 3.60/7.2 5.87/7.0 2.95/2.5 5.59/8.4 0.87/7.0 13.50/10.9 4.50/6.0 3.91/7.3

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 McCann (16-5-2)
 Ross (4-3-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 132/.244 30/.222 62/.259 36/.276 72/.197 51/.211 44/.250 18/.308 24/.143 .224  Diaz
 Prado
 Bourn
 Hinske
 Heyward
7/0/3/2
24/0/0/2
0/29/0/1
1/0/3/0
0/0/26/0
OPS .619 .819 .687 .785 .607 .754 .743 1.137 .536 .658
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 46/.618 14/.690 20/1.067 12/.705 27/.302 25/.773 11/.727 8/1.208 13/.077 .663
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 63/.459 16/.917 35/.560 18/.643 38/.685 22/.821 24/.851 10/1.071 11/1.121 .666
Home 56/.432 10/.775 41/.774 21/.538 40/.512 29/.892 28/.761 17/1.221 24/.536
Last 28d days 101/.683 27/.856 46/.541 32/.751 69/.636 40/.583 39/.806 9/.651 24/.536
HR/SB/CS 1/4/0 2/0/0 1/1/1 1/3/0 1/0/0 1/2/0 0/1/1 1/2/0 1/1/0 19/26/5
Usage ····X··· ·o······ o·o···o· ·X······ X·XXo·oo ·X·Xo··X X·X····· ··X····· X·······
Cubs Batters (3.50 RS/G) vs. Braves Pitchers (4.66 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 48.Hanson
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/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
3.Baker G/S/vP 2/.000 1/.000 8/1.250 ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 29/17 .240/.310/.320/.630 .250/.607 .312 20/.689 1/0 0/0
15.Barney G/S/vP ··· ··· 3/1.667 1/.000 3/.000 ··· 3/.666 2/.000 105/76 .245/.288/.347/.635 .500/.613 .725 88/.589 0/0 1/1
1.Campana* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 47/41 .325/.386/.375/.761 .750/.757 .845 47/.761 7/2 0/0
53.Castillo G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 12/12 .000/.083/.000/.083 /.083 .200 12/.083 0/0 0/0
13.Castro G/S/vP 3/.333 2/2.000 6/.334 2/.000 3/1.667 ··· 2/1.000 1/2.000 120/91 .345/.358/.460/.819 1.435/.708 .762 102/.857 11/4 1/8
9.DeJesus* G/S/vP ··· 11/.546 7/.572 1/.000 1/3.000 3/2.000 5/1.000 ··· 112/87 .250/.357/.323/.680 .393/.761 .834 98/.713 0/1 0/0
5.Johnson G/S/vP ··· 6/.833 16/.813 1/.000 2/2.000 ··· 1/3.000 4/.500 40/25 .189/.250/.351/.601 .444/.815 .616 33/.565 0/0 0/0
6.LaHair* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 92/73 .390/.478/.779/1.257 .972/1.305 1.171 83/1.232 0/1 7/2
16.Mather G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 40/26 .286/.375/.514/.889 .862/.849 .819 36/.892 1/1 2/0
12.Soriano G/S/vP ··· 9/.583 24/.791 ··· 2/2.500 1/.000 3/.000 1/.000 101/75 .250/.267/.292/.559 .445/.645 .592 86/.545 1/1 0/0
18.Soto G/S/vP ··· 5/.400 9/.730 ··· 3/.000 1/2.000 2/.000 1/.000 77/57 .147/.247/.279/.526 .308/.576 .458 66/.482 0/0 2/4
2.Stewart* G/S/vP 5/1.850 4/.500 6/1.166 ··· 1/.000 3/.000 5/.650 6/.167 102/76 .204/.275/.323/.597 .600/.615 .524 89/.566 0/1 2/2
IP 33.2 11.0 19.1 11.0 15.0 16.2 10.0 10.1 TOTAL .244/.304/.361/.665 .628/.687 .678 .668 21/12 15/23
ERA-K/9 3.74/8.3 7.36/6.5 3.72/5.1 3.27/15.5 3.00/6.0 2.70/3.2 6.30/8.1 1.74/17.5 4.41/7.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Castillo (2-1-0)
 Soto (19-4-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 145/.270 54/.319 78/.306 49/.220 59/.263 66/.233 47/.317 47/.268 .273  DeJesus
 Soriano
 Baker
 Johnson
 Campana
 Mather
0/0/26/2
25/0/0/1
0/0/2/0
6/8/3/0
0/12/0/0
5/3/0/0
OPS .705 1.024 .732 .591 .674 .553 .879 .665 .737
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 72/.797 20/.794 39/.753 21/.348 30/.441 30/.421 15/.133 13/.583 .734
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 73/.607 34/1.165 39/.713 28/.753 29/.915 36/.657 32/1.279 34/.693 .739
Road 72/.638 31/1.073 40/.795 30/.533 33/.658 28/.637 28/.631 25/.423
Last 28d days 124/.720 42/.867 60/.711 49/.591 51/.661 55/.531 43/.918 41/.631
HR/SB/CS 2/5/1 4/0/0 2/0/1 0/1/0 0/1/0 0/0/0 2/0/0 0/1/0 25/20/8
Usage ····X··· ·XX·o·Xo ·X·Xo·X· ··X·X··X Xo··X··· ··X·Xo·· ·oX·X··o ····oX·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.