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Game Preview: HOU @ MIA, 1:10pm, Sunday, April 15, 2012 @Marlins Park

Astros, 4-4, 4-4 2nd, 1½ GB, 2 GB in WC

SP: J.A. Happ (29, LHP, 1-0, 4.50)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. MIA Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (1-0) 6.0 6 3 3 1 5 0 4.50
2011 (6-15) 156.1 157 103 93 83 134 21 5.35
2010 (6-4) 87.1 73 37 33 47 70 8 3.40
Last 7 GS 3-1 43.0 28 14 13 21 39 4 2.72 60
2012-04-09 ATL W 6.0 6 3 3 1 5 0 92 52
2011-09-24 COL ND 7.0 3 2 2 4 5 0 126 64
2011-09-19 @CIN ND 6.0 3 2 2 3 9 1 105 64
2011-09-13 PHI W 6.0 4 1 1 4 4 1 112 60
2011-09-07 @PIT ND 5.0 5 4 4 4 8 2 120 45
2011-08-31 PIT W 7.0 3 0 0 1 6 0 110 76
2011-08-26 @SFG L 6.0 4 2 1 4 2 0 96 56
Last 5 v.MIA 2-2 28.1 23 11 11 15 24 1 3.49 54
2011-07-07 @FLA L 5.2 5 5 5 7 8 1 115 40
2011-04-10 FLA W 7.2 4 1 1 4 5 0 117 68
2010-08-20 @FLA L 6.0 5 3 3 2 6 0 101 54
2009-10-04 FLA ND 2.0 4 2 2 1 1 0 39 40
2009-07-19 @FLA W 7.0 5 0 0 1 4 0 107 70
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    3-3    Road:    1-1    ExtrInn: 0-1 
 vsRHP:   3-4    vsLHP:   1-0    1-Run:   2-1 
 vsEast:  2-3    vsCntrl: 0-0    vsWest:  2-1  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
  8 Sat, Apr 14  @MIA  W   5-4        4-4   2nd  1.5 gb
  7 Fri, Apr 13  @MIA  L   4-5 (11)   3-4   3rd  1.5 gb
  6 Wed, Apr 11   ATL  L   3-6        3-3   3rd  1.5 gb
  5 Tue, Apr 10   ATL  L   4-6        3-2   2nd  1.5 gb
  4 Mon, Apr  9   ATL  W   8-3        3-1   2nd  0.5 gb
  3 Sun, Apr  8   COL  W   3-2        2-1   2nd  0.5 gb
  2 Sat, Apr  7   COL  W   7-3        1-1   2nd  0.5 gb
  1 Fri, Apr  6   COL  L   3-5        0-1   3rd  1.5 gb
 Last 10: 4-4    Last 20: 4-4    Last 30: 4-4 
Marlins, 3-6, 3-6 5th, 4 GB, 3½ GB in WC

SP: Anibal Sanchez (28, RHP, 1-0, 2.84)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. HOU Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (1-0) 6.1 6 2 2 1 4 0 2.84
2011 (8-9) 196.1 187 85 80 64 202 20 3.67
2010 (13-12) 195.0 192 89 77 70 157 10 3.55
Last 7 GS 2-3 43.1 34 14 11 19 43 1 2.28 59
2012-04-09 @PHI W 6.1 6 2 2 1 4 0 95 56
2011-09-26 WSN ND 5.0 5 3 2 5 5 0 104 47
2011-09-20 ATL L 5.0 5 3 3 2 6 1 83 49
2011-09-15 @PHI L 6.0 4 2 2 1 7 0 88 62
2011-09-10 @PIT W 9.0 1 0 0 3 11 0 119 93
2011-09-04 PHI ND 6.0 6 2 0 3 5 0 106 58
2011-08-29 @NYM L 6.0 7 2 2 4 5 0 117 51
Last 5 v.HOU 3-1 30.1 31 8 8 8 13 0 2.37 54
2011-04-10 @HOU L 4.2 13 6 6 0 2 0 91 16
2010-08-20 HOU W 7.0 3 0 0 1 5 0 88 75
2010-04-22 @HOU W 6.2 9 1 1 0 1 0 89 53
2007-04-16 @HOU ND 5.0 4 1 1 6 3 0 106 52
2006-07-14 HOU W 7.0 2 0 0 1 2 0 87 74
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    1-2    Road:    2-4    ExtrInn: 1-0 
 vsRHP:   2-6    vsLHP:   1-0    1-Run:   1-2 
 vsEast:  1-2    vsCntrl: 2-4    vsWest:  0-0  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
  9 Sat, Apr 14   HOU  L   4-5        3-6   5th  4.0 gb
  8 Fri, Apr 13   HOU  W   5-4 (11)   3-5   5th  3.0 gb
  7 Thu, Apr 12  @PHI  L   1-3        2-5   5th  3.0 gb
  6 Wed, Apr 11  @PHI  L   1-7        2-4   4th  2.0 gb
  5 Mon, Apr  9  @PHI  W   6-2        2-3   3rd  2.5 gb
  4 Sun, Apr  8  @CIN  L   5-6        1-3   4th  2.5 gb
  3 Sat, Apr  7  @CIN  W   8-3        1-2   4th  1.5 gb
  2 Thu, Apr  5  @CIN  L   0-4        0-2   5th  1.5 gb
  1 Wed, Apr  4   STL  L   1-4        0-1   5th  0.5 gb
 Last 10: 3-6    Last 20: 3-6    Last 30: 3-6 
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sat, Apr 14, 2012 HOU  5 @MIA  4        W:Rhiner Cruz (1-0), L: Heath Bell (0-2), S: Brett Myers (2)
Fri, Apr 13, 2012 MIA  5  HOU  4 (11)   W:Ryan Webb (1-0), L: Brandon Lyon (0-1), S: none

Sun, Jul 10, 2011 FLA  5  HOU  4        W:Chris Volstad (5-8), L: Wandy Rodriguez (6-6), S: Juan Oviedo (25)
Sat, Jul 09, 2011 FLA  6  HOU  1        W:Ricky Nolasco (6-5), L: Brett Myers (3-9), S: none
Fri, Jul 08, 2011 FLA  6  HOU  3        W:Javier Vazquez (5-8), L: Jordan Lyles (0-4), S: Juan Oviedo (24)
Thu, Jul 07, 2011 FLA  5  HOU  0        W:Brad Hand (1-3), L: J.A. Happ (3-11), S: none
Sun, Apr 10, 2011 HOU  7  FLA  1        W:J.A. Happ (1-1), L: Anibal Sanchez (0-1), S: none
Sat, Apr 09, 2011 FLA  7 @HOU  5        W:Javier Vazquez (1-1), L: Fernando Abad (1-1), S: Juan Oviedo (3)
Fri, Apr 08, 2011 FLA  4 @HOU  3        W:Ricky Nolasco (1-0), L: Wilton Lopez (0-1), S: Juan Oviedo (2)
Sun, Aug 22, 2010 HOU  2 @FLA  1        W:Wilton Lopez (5-0), L: Jose Veras (2-1), S: Brandon Lyon (6)
Season Series: 2012 - tied 1-1; 2011 - MIA won 6-1; 2010 - Tied 3-3; All-Time - HOU leads 78-72

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.

Astros Batters (4.63 RS/G) vs. Marlins Pitchers (4.22 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 19.Sanchez
G/S/vB
21.Bell
G/S/vB
36.Choate*
G/S/vB
31.Cishek
G/S/vB
40.Dunn*
G/S/vB
57.Gaudin
G/S/vB
34.Mujica
G/S/vB
58.Webb
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
27.Altuve G/S/vP ··· 2/1.500 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 234/174 .276/.297/.357/.654 .766/.618 .657 32/.804 7/3 2/2
19.Bogusevic* G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.500 ··· 182/167 .287/.348/.457/.805 .421/.839 .799 29/.450 4/2 4/2
6.Buck* G/S/vP ··· 2/1.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· 160/142 .228/.275/.342/.617 .300/.654 .574 13/1.051 1/1 2/1
15.Castro* G/S/vP 2/1.500 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· / /// / 19/.388 / /
16.Downs G/S/vP 5/1.000 3/.666 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 3/.000 222/169 .276/.347/.518/.864 1.032/.812 .781 6/.000 0/0 10/6
9.Gonzalez# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· / /// / 24/.639 / /
23.Johnson G/S/vP 3/1.000 3/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 3/.666 1/.000 405/302 .251/.291/.378/.670 .635/.681 .737 34/.676 2/2 7/15
45.Lee G/S/vP 12/.258 13/1.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· 11/.909 4/1.750 2/.000 653/498 .275/.342/.446/.788 1.028/.715 .779 36/.917 4/3 18/7
4.Lowrie# G/S/vP ··· 2/.500 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· 341/224 .252/.303/.382/.685 .876/.582 .593 10/.650 1/1 6/15
14.Martinez G/S/vP ··· 2/2.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/2.500 ··· 226/169 .274/.319/.423/.742 1.119/.620 .728 33/1.179 0/1 6/1
22.Maxwell G/S/vP 3/1.666 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 / /// / 5/1.400 / /
1.Schafer* G/S/vP 5/.400 3/no AB ··· 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 338/256 .242/.309/.315/.624 .560/.645 .586 38/.837 22/4 2/2
18.Snyder G/S/vP 2/.500 8/.125 ··· 1/.000 ··· 6/1.500 3/.000 1/2.000 119/84 .271/.376/.396/.772 .826/.750 .938 14/.143 0/1 3/0
IP 196.1 62.2 24.2 54.2 63.0 8.1 76.0 50.2 TOTAL .256/.334/.390/.724 .782/.766 .600 .724 7/1 7/9
ERA-K/9 3.67/9.3 2.44/7.3 1.82/11.3 2.63/9.0 3.43/9.7 6.48/10.8 2.96/7.5 3.20/5.5 4.08/5.9

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Snyder (17-6-5)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 830/.250 256/.223 103/.149 229/.221 267/.224 45/.333 297/.233 214/.255 .261  Lee
 Bogusevic
 Martinez
 Schafer
 Buck
 Wright
 Downs
80/0/0/10
13/0/40/9
51/0/1/5
0/79/0/1
25/1/14/0
0/0/1/0
0/0/3/0
OPS .711 .588 .562 .591 .723 .955 .638 .693 .718
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 413/.671 128/.726 74/.453 92/.661 121/.615 18/1.127 140/.570 99/.771 .668
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 417/.751 128/.451 29/.872 137/.545 146/.809 27/.839 157/.700 115/.627 .690
Home 399/.729 153/.611 51/.307 114/.550 138/.686 21/1.171 157/.691 105/.705
Last 28d days 26/.549 21/1.256 10/.000 22/.382 6/.000 10/.500 26/.829 12/.833
HR/SB/CS 20/15/2 4/4/0 3/2/0 1/5/0 9/1/1 1/1/1 7/7/1 2/9/1 9/8/1
Usage ·····X·· XX····Xo ooo··o·· ooo··oo· ·o······ o··X···· oXo··oX· ·o·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.

Marlins Batters (3.44 RS/G) vs. Astros Pitchers (4.25 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 30.Happ*
G/S/vB
28.Carpenter
G/S/vB
55.Cruz
G/S/vB
59.Lopez
G/S/vB
37.Lyon
G/S/vB
39.Myers
G/S/vB
43.Rodriguez
G/S/vB
53.Wright*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
1.Bonifacio# G/S/vP 14/.974 1/.000 1/.000 2/.000 ··· 15/.740 2/1.000 ··· 641/460 .296/.360/.393/.753 .863/.723 .769 39/.774 40/11 5/13
14.Buck G/S/vP 6/1.100 1/.000 ··· 2/1.000 1/no AB 2/2.500 ··· ··· 530/398 .227/.316/.367/.683 .586/.716 .715 25/.657 0/1 16/5
8.Coghlan* G/S/vP 6/.666 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 3/.666 7/1.000 ··· 1/no AB 298/216 .230/.296/.368/.664 .307/.801 .730 19/.368 7/6 5/0
29.Dobbs* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/2.000 1/2.000 2/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 439/399 .275/.311/.389/.701 .518/.719 .648 6/.900 0/0 8/11
9.Hayes G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 144/111 .231/.291/.415/.706 .695/.709 .671 7/.286 0/0 5/0
12.Infante G/S/vP 20/.451 1/.000 ··· 3/.000 5/1.350 11/.455 3/.000 ··· 640/475 .276/.315/.382/.696 .729/.685 .667 31/1.220 4/2 7/8
26.Kearns G/S/vP 3/.667 ··· ··· ··· 4/.833 30/.727 ··· 1/.000 174/98 .200/.302/.287/.589 .566/.609 .560 6/.833 0/4 2/1
5.Morrison* G/S/vP 7/.929 1/2.000 1/.000 2/2.500 1/.000 3/2.334 1/.000 ··· 525/371 .247/.330/.468/.797 .723/.827 .811 25/.570 2/1 23/5
22.Murphy G/S/vP 3/.333 ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 100/70 .185/.240/.315/.555 .627/.527 .379 4/.250 0/0 2/2
2.Ramirez G/S/vP 13/.718 ··· 1/2.000 3/.000 7/1.143 38/.920 2/.500 1/.000 385/299 .243/.333/.379/.712 .994/.633 .679 38/.642 20/10 10/14
7.Reyes# G/S/vP 15/.498 1/.000 1/.000 3/.666 6/1.833 48/.886 1/.000 1/no AB 586/443 .337/.384/.493/.877 .842/.890 .937 39/.660 39/7 7/18
15.Sanchez G/S/vP 9/.611 1/.000 ··· 4/1.000 2/3.000 4/.500 1/2.000 ··· 661/503 .266/.352/.427/.779 .901/.742 .809 33/.515 3/1 19/5
27.Stanton G/S/vP 9/.904 ··· ··· 5/.000 1/.000 3/.000 2/1.000 ··· 601/460 .262/.356/.537/.893 1.042/.849 .978 31/.516 5/5 34/6
IP 156.1 27.2 71.0 13.1 216.0 52.1 12.0 TOTAL .238/.276/.363/.639 .738/.623 .560 .639 10/3 6/9
ERA-K/9 5.35/7.7 2.93/9.4 /0.0 2.79/7.1 11.48/4.1 4.46/6.7 3.96/9.8 1.50/8.2 3.45/6.4

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 698/.265 125/.272 / 298/.264 71/.409 917/.267 231/.264 44/.154 .246  Stanton
 Morrison
 Bonifacio
 Coghlan
 Kearns
 Hayes
 Dobbs
0/1/142/10
119/0/0/6
32/16/15/4
0/65/0/3
36/0/19/1
1/0/1/0
3/0/4/0
OPS .806 .809 .686 1.133 .751 .781 .583 .651
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 131/.751 54/.697 / 108/.804 25/2.071 404/.786 88/.755 30/.205 .604
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 567/.819 71/.889 / 190/.619 46/.628 513/.724 143/.796 14/1.352 .676
Road 316/.877 55/.977 / 143/.688 33/1.112 493/.727 105/.755 22/.282
Last 28d days 25/.572 15/.343 15/.533 17/.471 11/1.091 8/.536 18/.575 14/.819
HR/SB/CS 21/11/5 3/1/0 // 6/1/2 4/2/0 31/15/6 6/7/1 1/2/0 6/8/3
Usage ·····X·· ·X··Xo·· X··X···o ·X··X·o· ·o·oo··X X·····X· ·X·o·o·· ···X·o·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.