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Game Preview: ATL @ HOU, 8:05pm, Monday, April 9, 2012 @Minute Maid Park

Braves, 0-3, 0-3 5th, 3 GB, 2½ GB in WC

SP: Brandon Beachy (25, RHP, 0-0, undef)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. HOU Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (7-3) 141.2 125 62 58 46 169 16 3.68
2010 (0-2) 15.0 16 9 5 7 15 0 3.00
Last 7 GS 2-1 39.1 35 20 19 15 56 2 4.35 54
2011-09-24 @WSN L 6.0 5 4 4 4 9 0 108 51
2011-09-18 NYM ND 4.1 5 4 4 5 8 0 105 40
2011-09-12 FLA ND 5.1 9 4 4 1 10 0 103 43
2011-09-07 @PHI ND 5.2 2 1 1 1 7 1 94 67
2011-09-02 LAD ND 6.0 4 3 3 3 7 0 98 56
2011-08-25 @CHC W 6.0 6 3 2 0 8 1 97 58
2011-08-20 ARI W 6.0 4 1 1 1 7 0 97 66
Has never faced HOU as starter.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    0-0    Road:    0-3    ExtrInn: 0-0 
 vsRHP:   0-1    vsLHP:   0-2    1-Run:   0-1 
 vsEast:  0-3    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  @NYM  L   5-7        0-3   5th  3.0 gb
  2 Sat, Apr  7  @NYM  L   2-4        0-2   5th  2.0 gb
  1 Thu, Apr  5  @NYM  L   0-1        0-1   4th  1.0 gb
 Last 10: 0-3    Last 20: 0-3    Last 30: 0-3 
Astros, 2-1, 2-1 2nd, ½ GB, ½ GB in WC

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

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. ATL Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
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
2009 (12-4) 166.0 149 55 54 56 119 20 2.93
Last 7 GS 2-2 41.0 29 17 16 23 36 4 3.51 55
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
2011-08-05 MIL L 4.0 7 6 6 3 2 0 100 23
Last 5 v.ATL 1-0 30.2 22 7 7 14 20 4 2.05 59
2010-08-10 ATL ND 6.1 2 1 1 4 6 0 111 67
2009-09-18 @ATL ND 3.0 5 1 1 0 1 1 51 46
2009-08-16 @ATL W 7.2 3 1 1 6 3 1 117 66
2009-07-02 @ATL ND 7.0 7 2 2 2 5 1 104 58
2008-09-22 ATL ND 6.2 5 2 2 2 5 1 93 59
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    2-1    Road:    0-0    ExtrInn: 0-0 
 vsRHP:   1-1    vsLHP:   1-0    1-Run:   1-0 
 vsEast:  0-0    vsCntrl: 0-0    vsWest:  2-1  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/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: 2-1    Last 20: 2-1    Last 30: 2-1 
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Mon, Jun 13, 2011 HOU  8  ATL  3        W:Wandy Rodriguez (4-3), L: Derek Lowe (3-5), S: none
Sun, Jun 12, 2011 ATL  4 @HOU  1        W:Tommy Hanson (8-4), L: Brett Myers (2-6), S: Jonny Venters (3)
Sat, Jun 11, 2011 ATL  6 @HOU  3 (10)   W:Scott Linebrink (2-1), L: Brandon Lyon (3-3), S: none
Fri, Jun 10, 2011 ATL 11 @HOU  4        W:Tim Hudson (5-5), L: Aneury Rodriguez (0-4), S: none
Tue, May 17, 2011 ATL  3  HOU  1 (11)   W:Cory Gearrin (1-1), L: Jeff Fulchino (0-2), S: none
Mon, May 16, 2011 ATL  3  HOU  2        W:Tommy Hanson (5-3), L: Fernando Abad (1-4), S: Craig Kimbrel (11)
Wed, Aug 11, 2010 ATL  8 @HOU  2 (10)   W:Billy Wagner (6-2), L: Brandon Lyon (6-5), S: none
Tue, Aug 10, 2010 ATL  4 @HOU  2        W:Jonny Venters (4-0), L: Matt Lindstrom (2-3), S: Billy Wagner (28)
Mon, Aug 09, 2010 HOU 10  ATL  4        W:Tim Byrdak (2-1), L: Kyle Farnsworth (3-1), S: none
Sun, May 02, 2010 ATL  7  HOU  1        W:Derek Lowe (4-2), L: Bud Norris (1-3), S: none
Season Series: 2012 -  0-0; 2011 - ATL won 5-1; 2010 - ATL won 5-1; All-Time - ATL leads 375-319

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.

Braves Batters (2.33 RS/G) vs. Astros Pitchers (3.33 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 30.Happ*
G/S/vB
58.Abad*
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
20.Norris
G/S/vB
43.Rodriguez
G/S/vB
56.Weiland
G/S/vB
53.Wright*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
24.Bourn* G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 8/1.071 ··· ··· ··· ··· 722/510 .294/.349/.386/.734 .645/.772 .711 12/.523 61/14 2/3
17.Constanza* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 119/77 .303/.339/.385/.724 .799/.683 .798 3/.000 7/4 2/1
23.Diaz G/S/vP 17/1.455 1/2.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 3/1.000 4/1.750 ··· 2/2.000 ··· 2/.000 268/125 .263/.302/.323/.625 .692/.550 .588 7/.619 5/2 0/2
25.Francisco* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 3/.000 2/2.000 ··· ··· 2/1.000 97/83 .258/.289/.452/.740 .286/.820 .835 5/.000 1/0 3/2
5.Freeman* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 1/.000 6/.167 ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 635/431 .282/.346/.448/.795 .707/.837 .785 12/.500 4/4 21/6
22.Heyward* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 3/1.666 6/1.900 ··· ··· ··· 456/341 .227/.319/.389/.708 .577/.754 .734 12/.833 9/2 14/6
20.Hinske* G/S/vP ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· 7/1.071 6/.666 3/.000 2/1.000 ··· ··· 264/228 .233/.311/.403/.713 .461/.754 .738 2/1.000 0/1 10/0
16.McCann* G/S/vP 16/.464 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/2.000 5/1.600 44/1.007 6/2.500 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 527/363 .270/.351/.466/.817 .794/.826 .759 12/.530 3/2 24/5
1.Pastornicky G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· / /// / 6/.933 / /
14.Prado G/S/vP 13/.985 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 12/.955 3/.000 ··· ··· 3/.000 590/432 .260/.302/.385/.687 .673/.692 .629 12/.705 4/8 13/8
8.Ross G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 3/.333 ··· ··· ··· ··· 171/113 .263/.333/.428/.761 .613/.833 .708 / 0/1 6/3
26.Uggla G/S/vP 11/.664 1/no AB ··· ··· 1/2.000 5/.200 48/1.281 8/1.625 1/.000 ··· ··· 672/488 .233/.311/.453/.764 .648/.808 .728 12/.444 1/3 36/15
2.Wilson G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/.000 15/.641 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 232/134 .243/.274/.285/.559 .557/.561 .575 4/.000 5/2 0/4
IP 156.1 19.2 27.2 71.0 13.1 216.0 186.0 52.1 24.2 12.0 TOTAL .151/.238/.290/.528 .359/.662 .528 .528 1/0 2/1
ERA-K/9 5.35/7.7 7.32/6.9 2.93/9.4 /0.0 2.79/7.1 11.48/4.1 4.46/6.7 3.77/8.5 3.96/9.8 7.66/4.7 1.50/8.2 2.00/6.3

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 McCann (104-29-7)
 Ross (22-11-2)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 698/.265 99/.326 125/.272 / 298/.264 71/.409 917/.267 795/.250 231/.264 118/.287 44/.154 .198  Bourn
 Prado
 Heyward
 Diaz
 Hinske
 Constanza
0/156/0/6
100/0/0/6
0/0/122/4
18/0/54/3
33/0/16/2
17/4/16/0
OPS .806 .946 .809 .686 1.133 .751 .732 .781 .886 .583 .611
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 131/.751 45/.630 54/.697 / 108/.804 25/2.071 404/.786 405/.811 88/.755 53/.505 30/.205 .518
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 567/.819 54/1.257 71/.889 / 190/.619 46/.628 513/.724 390/.650 143/.796 65/1.194 14/1.352 .662
Home 382/.748 57/1.105 70/.692 / 155/.684 38/1.146 424/.779 446/.750 126/.801 60/1.123 22/.897
Last 28d days / 5/1.000 / 1/.000 2/.000 5/1.400 5/.900 29/.556 7/.452 / 4/1.500
HR/SB/CS 21/11/5 5/1/0 3/1/0 // 6/1/2 4/2/0 31/15/6 24/16/6 6/7/1 5/0/1 1/2/0 3/3/1
Usage o·o····· ·o······ o······· ·X······ X······· X······· ··X····· ·o······

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 (4.33 RS/G) vs. Braves Pitchers (4.00 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 37.Beachy
G/S/vB
40.Delgado
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
36.Minor*
G/S/vB
34.O'Flaherty*
G/S/vB
39.Venters*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
27.Altuve G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 234/174 .276/.297/.357/.654 .766/.618 .651 8/1.167 7/3 2/2
12.Bixler G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 2/.000 94/37 .205/.267/.265/.532 .466/.641 .535 5/.650 4/3 0/1
19.Bogusevic* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 2/2.500 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 182/167 .287/.348/.457/.805 .421/.839 .811 12/.705 4/2 4/2
6.Buck* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 160/142 .228/.275/.342/.617 .300/.654 .662 2/3.500 1/1 2/1
15.Castro* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· / /// / 7/.286 / /
16.Downs G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/5.000 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 222/169 .276/.347/.518/.864 1.032/.812 .948 3/.000 0/0 10/6
9.Gonzalez# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· / /// / 10/.300 / /
23.Johnson G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.500 6/.833 1/.000 ··· ··· 6/.334 ··· 1/.000 405/302 .251/.291/.378/.670 .635/.681 .601 11/.727 2/2 7/15
45.Lee G/S/vP ··· ··· 25/.544 23/.872 2/2.500 1/.000 1/.000 6/1.000 3/.666 2/1.000 653/498 .275/.342/.446/.788 1.028/.715 .796 12/.833 4/3 18/7
14.Martinez G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 226/169 .274/.319/.423/.742 1.119/.620 .755 12/1.000 0/1 6/1
1.Schafer* G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.500 6/.167 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 338/256 .242/.309/.315/.624 .560/.645 .662 12/.773 22/4 2/2
18.Snyder G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 9/.819 1/.000 2/1.000 2/1.500 ··· 1/3.000 2/.000 119/84 .271/.376/.396/.772 .826/.750 .523 4/.500 0/1 3/0
IP 141.2 35.0 68.1 175.1 77.0 77.2 2.1 82.2 73.2 88.0 TOTAL .240/.291/.479/.770 .846/.740 .770 .770 1/1 4/4
ERA-K/9 3.68/10.7 2.83/4.6 5.53/7.8 4.47/5.1 2.10/14.8 3.36/6.7 0.00/7.8 4.14/8.4 0.98/8.2 1.84/9.8 4.50/7.5

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

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 591/.236 147/.220 318/.306 751/.291 306/.178 308/.197 8/.125 361/.285 301/.221 357/.176 .320  Lee
 Bogusevic
 Martinez
 Schafer
 Bixler
 Buck
 Wright
 Downs
80/0/0/10
13/0/40/9
51/0/1/5
0/79/0/1
27/4/6/1
25/1/14/0
0/0/1/0
0/0/3/0
OPS .679 .655 .872 .772 .499 .586 .250 .785 .572 .508 .872
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 237/.707 65/.683 143/.835 353/.791 147/.442 135/.618 4/.000 62/.835 93/.512 92/.402 .788
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 354/.660 82/.635 175/.900 398/.754 159/.549 173/.561 4/.500 299/.774 208/.599 265/.545 .975
Road 287/.679 41/.539 156/.943 367/.833 125/.500 145/.740 3/.000 189/.828 154/.641 182/.520
Last 28d days / / 6/1.500 8/.750 / 8/.750 11/.664 24/.917 4/.500 6/.900
HR/SB/CS 16/13/4 5/2/1 12/6/3 16/9/9 3/1/3 8/0/0 0/0/0 7/2/2 2/5/2 2/2/2 3/0/0
Usage ·X······ ·X······ Xo······ X··X···· X······· o······· ···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.