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Game Preview: TEX @ CLE, 7:05pm, Saturday, May 5, 2012 @Progressive Field

Rangers, 17-9, 17-9 1st, 4½ up

SP: Derek Holland (25, LHP, 2-2, 5.13)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. CLE Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (2-2) 33.1 30 19 19 12 29 3 5.13
2011 (16-5) 198.0 201 97 87 67 162 22 3.95
2010 (3-4) 57.1 55 30 26 24 54 6 4.08
Last 7 GS 4-2 45.1 37 23 23 16 43 6 4.57 54
2012-04-29 TBR L 7.0 9 5 5 2 8 0 114 45
2012-04-23 NYY L 6.0 9 7 7 4 1 1 110 23
2012-04-18 @BOS W 7.0 4 2 2 3 7 1 102 65
2012-04-12 SEA W 7.1 5 2 2 0 8 1 115 68
2012-04-07 CHW ND 6.0 3 3 3 3 5 0 93 56
2011-09-25 SEA W 5.0 5 3 3 1 7 2 74 51
2011-09-20 @OAK W 7.0 2 1 1 3 7 1 107 73
Last 5 v.CLE 2-0 17.2 16 7 5 5 12 2 2.55 57
2011-09-14 CLE W 7.0 6 1 1 3 6 1 107 64
2011-08-05 CLE ND 1.2 5 6 4 1 1 1 53 25
2011-06-04 @CLE W 9.0 5 0 0 1 5 0 112 81
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    8-5    Road:    9-4    ExtrInn: 1-0 
 vsRHP:  12-6    vsLHP:   5-3    1-Run:   4-4 
 vsEast:  6-5    vsCntrl: 8-3    vsWest:  3-1  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 26 Fri, May  4  @CLE  L   3-6       17-9   1st  4.5 up
 25 Wed, May  2  @TOR  L   5-11      17-8   1st  4.5 up
 24 Tue, May  1  @TOR  L   7-8       17-7   1st  5.5 up
 23 Mon, Apr 30  @TOR  W   4-1       17-6   1st  6.5 up
 22 Sun, Apr 29   TBR  L   2-5       16-6   1st  5.5 up
 21 Sat, Apr 28   TBR  W   7-2       16-5   1st  5.5 up
 20 Fri, Apr 27   TBR  L   4-8       15-5   1st  4.5 up
 19 Wed, Apr 25   NYY  W   7-3       15-4   1st  5.5 up
 18 Tue, Apr 24   NYY  W   2-0       14-4   1st  5.5 up
 17 Mon, Apr 23   NYY  L   4-7       13-4   1st  5.5 up
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20:13-7    Last 30:17-9 
Indians, 14-10, 14-10 1st, 1½ up

SP: Derek Lowe (39, RHP, 4-1, 2.27)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. TEX Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (4-1) 31.2 35 10 8 10 9 2 2.27
2011 (9-17) 187.0 212 110 105 70 137 14 5.05
2010 (16-12) 193.2 204 88 86 61 136 18 4.00
Last 7 GS 4-3 42.0 47 18 16 12 14 4 3.43 49
2012-04-29 LAA W 7.2 3 0 0 2 1 0 107 72
2012-04-24 KCR W 6.0 8 1 1 1 5 0 96 56
2012-04-18 @SEA L 4.1 8 4 4 6 0 2 113 25
2012-04-13 @KCR W 6.2 11 3 3 0 2 0 92 42
2012-04-08 TOR W 7.0 5 2 0 1 1 0 95 63
2011-09-27 PHI L 4.0 6 5 5 0 2 1 72 32
2011-09-21 @FLA L 6.1 6 3 3 2 3 1 111 50
Last 5 v.TEX 2-1 28.0 23 18 10 10 16 2 3.21 52
2011-06-18 TEX ND 5.0 7 4 3 0 2 0 72 41
2004-07-10 TEX W 7.0 4 6 0 3 5 1 113 59
2003-04-24 @TEX L 2.0 6 7 7 3 2 1 63 15
2002-08-20 TEX ND 7.0 4 1 0 3 3 0 105 67
2002-08-02 @TEX W 7.0 2 0 0 1 4 0 102 76
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    5-7    Road:    9-3    ExtrInn: 1-2 
 vsRHP:  11-5    vsLHP:   3-5    1-Run:   6-1 
 vsEast:  1-2    vsCntrl: 6-5    vsWest:  7-3  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 24 Fri, May  4   TEX  W   6-3       14-10  1st  1.5 up
 23 Thu, May  3  @CHW  W   7-5       13-10  1st  1.5 up
 22 Wed, May  2  @CHW  W   6-3       12-10  1st  1.0 up
 21 Tue, May  1  @CHW  L   2-7       11-10  1st    Tied
 20 Sun, Apr 29   LAA  W   4-0       11-9   1st  1.0 up
 19 Sat, Apr 28   LAA  L   1-2       10-9   1st    Tied
 18 Fri, Apr 27   LAA  W   3-2       10-8   1st  1.0 up
 17 Thu, Apr 26   KCR  L   2-4        9-8   1st    Tied
 16 Wed, Apr 25   KCR  L   2-8        9-7   1st    Tied
 15 Tue, Apr 24   KCR  W   4-3        9-6   1st    Tied
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:13-7    Last 30:14-10
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Fri, May 04, 2012 CLE  6  TEX  3        W:Jeanmar Gomez (2-1), L: Colby Lewis (3-1), S: Chris Perez (10)

Thu, Sep 15, 2011 TEX  7  CLE  4        W:Alexi Ogando (13-8), L: Roberto Hernandez (6-15), S: none
Wed, Sep 14, 2011 TEX  9  CLE  1        W:Derek Holland (14-5), L: David Huff (2-5), S: none
Tue, Sep 13, 2011 TEX 10  CLE  4        W:Matt Harrison (12-9), L: Justin Masterson (11-10), S: none
Sun, Aug 07, 2011 TEX  5  CLE  3        W:Darren Oliver (4-5), L: Joe Smith (2-3), S: Mike Adams (2)
Sat, Aug 06, 2011 CLE  7 @TEX  5        W:Frank Herrmann (2-0), L: Neftali Feliz (1-3), S: Chris Perez (23)
Fri, Aug 05, 2011 TEX  8  CLE  7 (11)   W:Neftali Feliz (1-2), L: Rafael Perez (4-2), S: none
Sun, Jun 05, 2011 TEX  2 @CLE  0        W:C.J. Wilson (6-3), L: Mitch Talbot (2-2), S: Neftali Feliz (13)
Sat, Jun 04, 2011 TEX  4 @CLE  0        W:Derek Holland (5-1), L: Roberto Hernandez (3-7), S: none
Fri, Jun 03, 2011 TEX 11 @CLE  2        W:Alexi Ogando (6-0), L: Justin Masterson (5-4), S: none
Season Series: 2012 - CLE over 1-0; 2011 - TEX won 9-1; 2010 - TEX won 4-2; All-Time - TEX leads 325-296

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
Rangers Batters (5.35 RS/G) vs. Indians Pitchers (4.54 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 26.Lowe
G/S/vB
50.Hagadone*
G/S/vB
54.Perez
G/S/vB
52.Pestano
G/S/vB
49.Sipp*
G/S/vB
38.Smith
G/S/vB
32.Asencio
G/S/vB
44.Wheeler
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
1.Andrus G/S/vP 3/1.334 ··· 5/.650 ··· 1/.000 8/.629 1/2.000 4/1.250 116/80 .290/.357/.390/.747 .749/.746 .867 107/.788 5/1 1/1
29.Beltre G/S/vP 12/.258 ··· 2/.000 ··· 2/1.500 5/.000 1/.000 6/.666 89/64 .313/.348/.530/.878 .336/1.078 1.005 81/.962 1/0 4/1
17.Cruz G/S/vP 2/1.500 1/.000 3/.000 ··· 4/1.250 3/.000 1/.000 3/.000 110/76 .225/.282/.343/.625 .740/.574 .693 103/.636 1/2 2/0
23.Gentry G/S/vP ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 38/15 .278/.316/.389/.705 1.006/.267 .780 38/.705 3/1 1/0
14.Gonzalez G/S/vP 17/1.029 ··· ··· ··· 1/3.000 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 24/10 .304/.304/.348/.652 .643/.667 .650 24/.652 0/0 0/0
32.Hamilton* G/S/vP 3/.000 1/.000 2/2.000 1/2.000 4/2.500 5/1.200 1/2.000 6/.666 100/64 .389/.430/.722/1.152 1.144/1.157 1.316 92/1.182 2/1 9/0
5.Kinsler G/S/vP 3/.666 1/.000 4/.500 ··· ··· 4/2.417 1/2.000 9/1.777 124/87 .283/.379/.538/.917 .981/.888 .697 115/.858 2/3 5/3
18.Moreland* G/S/vP 2/2.000 1/no AB 1/.000 1/no AB 2/.000 ··· 2/.000 1/2.000 67/52 .246/.313/.443/.756 .795/.745 .647 63/.807 0/0 3/0
7.Murphy* G/S/vP ··· ··· 3/.666 1/.000 2/.000 1/2.000 ··· 2/1.500 78/62 .290/.338/.449/.787 .579/.844 .636 71/.727 1/1 2/1
25.Napoli G/S/vP 8/1.125 ··· 3/.000 1/.000 1/.000 4/.250 ··· 5/.200 92/53 .231/.326/.513/.839 .796/.870 .994 85/.890 0/0 7/2
21.Snyder G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 16/7 .357/.438/.643/1.080 1.556/.571 1.098 16/1.080 0/0 1/0
8.Torrealba G/S/vP 15/.624 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 3/3.500 1/.000 5/1.000 54/27 .208/.264/.250/.514 .530/.499 .588 51/.547 1/0 0/0
10.Young G/S/vP 12/.258 ··· 3/1.666 1/.000 2/.000 10/.311 1/no AB 7/.286 107/70 .333/.364/.441/.806 .932/.738 1.041 99/.810 2/0 2/1
IP 31.2 5.1 11.2 11.2 7.1 12.2 13.2 7.2 TOTAL .287/.345/.467/.812 .819/.809 .858 .826 18/9 37/10
ERA-K/9 2.27/2.6 1.69/8.5 3.09/6.2 2.31/12.3 7.36/8.6 1.42/8.5 5.93/7.9 5.87/2.3 4.06/6.0

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Napoli (5-3-2)
 Torrealba (4-4-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 135/.282 20/.105 50/.182 46/.214 34/.290 50/.205 59/.259 36/.290 .249  Cruz
 Hamilton
 Murphy
 Snyder
 Moreland
 Gentry
2/0/26/3
17/17/0/2
21/2/0/1
4/0/0/0
0/0/2/0
0/21/0/0
OPS .712 .255 .487 .687 .837 .550 .822 .877 .713
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 63/.929 10/.200 27/.546 24/.833 17/.485 19/.498 28/.761 16/1.367 .797
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 72/.529 10/.311 23/.417 22/.527 17/1.204 31/.582 31/.874 20/.438 .630
Home 81/.497 3/.000 28/.655 26/.839 19/.839 24/.458 33/1.030 23/.961
Last 28d days 135/.712 20/.255 40/.362 35/.562 23/.670 41/.546 46/.838 32/.879
HR/SB/CS 2/1/1 0/1/0 0/0/0 2/0/2 0/1/0 0/1/0 3/1/1 2/0/0 23/15/6
Usage ·····X·· ···o··o· ooo··o·· X·o··o·o ·oo····· ·XX···X· ···X···· ·o······
Indians Batters (4.63 RS/G) vs. Rangers Pitchers (3.58 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 45.Holland*
G/S/vB
37.Adams
G/S/vB
11.Darvish
G/S/vB
39.Feldman
G/S/vB
57.Lowe
G/S/vB
36.Nathan
G/S/vB
41.Ogando
G/S/vB
46.Ross*
G/S/vB
19.Uehara
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
23.Brantley* G/S/vP 4/.500 ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 5/.400 ··· 1/.000 100/67 .239/.300/.326/.626 .800/.542 .673 88/.664 2/4 0/0
13.Cabrera# G/S/vP 9/.555 1/.000 ··· 8/1.285 6/.334 4/.750 3/1.334 1/no AB 3/.333 86/52 .303/.384/.513/.897 .929/.876 .777 74/.900 1/2 3/2
17.Choo* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 7/.000 3/.000 9/.555 4/.000 1/.000 1/no AB 85/51 .211/.341/.324/.665 .591/.697 .644 73/.697 3/1 1/0
2.Cunningham G/S/vP 1/.000 ··· ··· 3/1.334 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 45/26 .250/.318/.300/.618 .681/.572 .607 41/.633 0/1 0/0
33.Damon* G/S/vP 7/.000 3/.000 ··· 17/.662 3/.333 4/.000 2/.000 ··· 13/.923 13/9 .167/.231/.417/.647 .750/.597 1.000 13/.647 0/0 0/0
16.Donald G/S/vP 5/.400 2/1.500 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· 42/22 .184/.195/.184/.379 .216/.523 .125 39/.379 2/0 0/1
47.Duncan G/S/vP 8/.393 ··· ··· 1/5.000 3/.667 ··· 2/.500 ··· ··· 85/54 .232/.353/.391/.744 1.132/.524 .603 77/.747 0/0 3/1
48.Hafner* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 7/.453 3/1.000 15/.557 3/.666 1/.000 4/.250 93/64 .278/.419/.458/.878 .734/.943 .643 84/.933 0/0 3/
9.Hannahan* G/S/vP 5/.400 ··· ··· 20/.485 2/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 84/58 .306/.386/.458/.844 .727/.894 .776 74/.863 0/1 2/5
22.Kipnis* G/S/vP 2/1.000 2/.500 ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 3/.666 1/.000 ··· 107/63 .301/.371/.527/.898 .862/.922 .640 96/.919 6/1 4/1
35.Kotchman* G/S/vP 3/.000 3/.333 ··· 11/.482 3/.000 4/.833 3/.666 ··· 1/3.000 87/52 .158/.256/.250/.506 .552/.474 .289 75/.594 2/0 2/1
6.Marson G/S/vP 6/.167 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 15/9 .083/.267/.167/.433 .733/.222 .000 15/.433 0/0 0/0
41.Santana# G/S/vP 9/1.556 3/.333 ··· 1/no AB 1/5.000 3/.333 7/.143 1/.000 4/.000 101/62 .259/.396/.444/.840 .710/.917 .878 89/.873 1/0 4/2
IP 33.1 11.0 33.0 9.1 7.0 10.2 12.2 11.2 8.0 TOTAL .246/.341/.392/.733 .753/.721 .657 .759 17/10 23/13
ERA-K/9 5.13/7.8 2.45/4.9 2.18/9.0 4.82/5.8 1.29/9.0 3.38/9.3 0.71/8.5 1.54/7.7 2.25/11.2 3.38/7.4

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Marson (8-1-0)
 Santana (7-5-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 138/.242 42/.238 146/.238 40/.278 26/.240 42/.250 43/.119 44/.154 28/.143 .239  Brantley
 Cunningham
 Duncan
 Damon
 Choo
 Donald
0/22/0/2
12/3/8/2
22/0/0/0
2/0/0/0
0/0/18/0
1/0/0/0
OPS .732 .595 .660 .714 .629 .687 .306 .363 .536 .679
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 32/.906 27/.296 92/.684 18/.646 12/.750 25/.680 21/.571 20/.276 15/.467 .665
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 106/.680 15/1.133 54/.619 22/.768 14/.516 17/.702 22/.045 24/.432 13/.615 .693
Road 27/.634 14/.643 83/.637 17/.723 7/.286 20/.513 22/.232 28/.536 13/1.000
Last 28d days 114/.792 34/.618 146/.660 40/.714 26/.629 35/.680 37/.357 44/.363 28/.536
HR/SB/CS 3/2/2 1/2/0 1/0/0 1/1/0 1/0/1 1/1/0 0/0/0 0/0/1 2/0/0 23/9/7
Usage ·····X·· ···oo·o· ····X··· ··X··o·· ··X··o·X ····o··· ···X··oo X··X···X ··o···oo

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.