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Game Preview: ATL @ HOU, 8:05pm, Wednesday, April 11, 2012 @Minute Maid Park

Braves, 1-4, 1-4 5th, 3 GB, 3 GB in WC

SP: Randall Delgado (22, RHP, 0-0, undef)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. HOU Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (1-1) 35.0 29 12 11 14 18 5 2.83
Last 7 GS 1-1 35.0 29 12 11 14 18 5 2.83 53
2011-09-26 PHI ND 5.0 5 2 2 1 0 1 82 48
2011-09-20 @FLA W 5.0 5 0 0 2 1 0 92 56
2011-09-14 FLA ND 5.0 4 1 1 2 4 1 101 57
2011-09-09 @STL ND 5.0 3 1 1 3 3 0 93 57
2011-09-04 LAD ND 5.0 4 3 3 3 4 1 94 48
2011-08-16 SFG ND 6.0 1 1 1 1 4 1 74 69
2011-06-17 TEX L 4.0 7 4 3 2 2 1 86 34
Has never faced HOU as starter.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    0-0    Road:    1-4    ExtrInn: 0-0 
 vsRHP:   1-1    vsLHP:   0-3    1-Run:   0-1 
 vsEast:  0-3    vsCntrl: 1-1    vsWest:  0-0  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
  5 Tue, Apr 10  @HOU  W   6-4        1-4   5th  3.0 gb
  4 Mon, Apr  9  @HOU  L   3-8        0-4   5th  4.0 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: 1-4    Last 20: 1-4    Last 30: 1-4 
Astros, 3-2, 3-2 2nd, 1½ GB, 1 GB in WC

SP: Wandy Rodriguez (33, LHP, 0-0, 0.00)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. ATL Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (0-0) 6.1 6 3 0 2 2 0 0.00
2011 (11-11) 191.0 182 81 74 69 166 25 3.49
2010 (11-12) 195.0 183 95 78 68 178 16 3.60
Last 7 GS 2-2 44.1 41 19 16 18 41 6 3.25 55
2012-04-06 COL ND 6.1 6 3 0 2 2 0 97 55
2011-09-26 STL ND 6.1 8 2 2 3 2 0 102 48
2011-09-21 @CIN L 7.0 4 2 2 2 4 1 95 63
2011-09-16 @CHC ND 5.2 6 3 3 4 5 1 107 46
2011-09-10 @WSN W 6.0 7 3 3 0 7 1 108 53
2011-09-04 MIL L 6.0 6 3 3 3 8 2 106 53
2011-08-29 PIT W 7.0 4 3 3 4 13 1 113 66
Last 5 v.ATL 1-1 33.0 25 8 4 10 31 0 1.09 64
2011-06-13 ATL W 6.0 2 0 0 4 5 0 95 69
2011-05-17 @ATL ND 8.0 5 0 0 2 6 0 113 76
2010-08-11 ATL ND 7.0 5 2 1 1 9 0 111 69
2010-05-01 @ATL L 5.0 10 5 2 1 5 0 86 37
2009-09-09 ATL ND 7.0 3 1 1 2 6 0 85 71
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    3-2    Road:    0-0    ExtrInn: 0-0 
 vsRHP:   2-2    vsLHP:   1-0    1-Run:   1-0 
 vsEast:  1-1    vsCntrl: 0-0    vsWest:  2-1  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/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: 3-2    Last 20: 3-2    Last 30: 3-2 
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Tue, Apr 10, 2012 ATL  6 @HOU  4        W:Tommy Hanson (1-1), L: Kyle Weiland (0-1), S: Craig Kimbrel (1)
Mon, Apr 09, 2012 HOU  8  ATL  3        W:J.A. Happ (1-0), L: Brandon Beachy (0-1), S: none

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)
Season Series: 2012 - tied 1-1; 2011 - ATL won 5-1; 2010 - ATL won 5-1; All-Time - ATL leads 376-320

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 (3.20 RS/G) vs. Astros Pitchers (3.80 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 51.Rodriguez*
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
56.Weiland
G/S/vB
53.Wright*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
24.Bourn* G/S/vP ··· 1/no AB ··· 1/2.000 ··· 8/1.071 ··· 3/.000 1/.000 722/510 .294/.349/.386/.734 .645/.772 .711 21/.449 61/14 2/3
23.Diaz G/S/vP 31/.794 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 3/1.000 4/1.750 2/2.000 ··· 2/.000 268/125 .263/.302/.323/.625 .692/.550 .588 11/.495 5/2 0/2
25.Francisco* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 2/.000 3/.000 ··· ··· 2/1.000 97/83 .258/.289/.452/.740 .286/.820 .835 9/.222 1/0 3/2
5.Freeman* G/S/vP 3/.333 1/.000 ··· 3/.000 1/.000 6/.167 3/.000 3/.000 ··· 635/431 .282/.346/.448/.795 .707/.837 .785 21/.381 4/4 21/6
22.Heyward* G/S/vP 7/.971 ··· ··· 2/1.000 2/.000 3/1.666 ··· 2/.000 1/.000 456/341 .227/.319/.389/.708 .577/.754 .734 17/.694 9/2 14/6
20.Hinske* G/S/vP 6/1.267 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 7/1.071 6/.666 2/1.000 ··· ··· 264/228 .233/.311/.403/.713 .461/.754 .738 4/1.000 0/1 10/0
10.Jones# G/S/vP 25/1.050 ··· ··· 3/.000 7/2.142 48/1.063 ··· 3/2.334 2/2.000 512/351 .275/.344/.470/.814 .750/.843 .716 4/1.750 2/2 18/6
16.McCann* G/S/vP 12/.167 1/.000 ··· 2/1.000 5/1.600 44/1.007 1/.000 3/1.167 2/.000 527/363 .270/.351/.466/.817 .794/.826 .759 21/.554 3/2 24/5
1.Pastornicky G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/5.000 1/.000 / /// / 14/1.024 / /
14.Prado G/S/vP 19/.722 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 12/.955 ··· 3/.666 4/.500 590/432 .260/.302/.385/.687 .673/.692 .629 21/.736 4/8 13/8
8.Ross G/S/vP 22/.764 ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 3/.333 ··· ··· ··· 171/113 .263/.333/.428/.761 .613/.833 .708 / 0/1 6/3
26.Uggla G/S/vP 22/.477 1/.000 ··· 2/1.000 5/.200 48/1.281 2/.000 3/1.667 ··· 672/488 .233/.311/.453/.764 .648/.808 .728 21/.508 1/3 36/15
2.Wilson G/S/vP 28/.857 ··· ··· ··· 3/.000 15/.641 ··· ··· 1/.000 232/134 .243/.274/.285/.559 .557/.561 .575 4/.000 5/2 0/4
IP 191.0 27.2 71.0 13.1 216.0 52.1 24.2 12.0 TOTAL .194/.260/.321/.581 .434/.689 .581 .581 2/1 4/5
ERA-K/9 3.49/7.8 2.93/9.4 /0.0 2.79/7.1 11.48/4.1 4.46/6.7 3.96/9.8 7.66/4.7 1.50/8.2 3.00/6.6

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

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 808/.251 125/.272 / 298/.264 71/.409 917/.267 231/.264 118/.287 44/.154 .220  Bourn
 Prado
 Heyward
 Diaz
 Hinske
0/156/0/6
100/0/0/6
0/0/122/4
18/0/54/3
33/0/16/2
OPS .739 .809 .686 1.133 .751 .781 .886 .583 .627
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 162/.628 54/.697 / 108/.804 25/2.071 404/.786 88/.755 53/.505 30/.205 .541
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 646/.768 71/.889 / 190/.619 46/.628 513/.724 143/.796 65/1.194 14/1.352 .695
Home 350/.739 70/.692 / 155/.684 38/1.146 424/.779 126/.801 60/1.123 22/.897
Last 28d days 30/.584 8/.125 1/.000 11/.545 8/.875 5/.900 9/.347 24/1.098 9/.889
HR/SB/CS 25/20/3 3/1/0 // 6/1/2 4/2/0 31/15/6 6/7/1 5/0/1 1/2/0 5/4/2
Usage ····X··· Xo······ ···o···· X·o····· o··X···· ··X····· ·o··X··· X······· ·o·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 (5.00 RS/G) vs. Braves Pitchers (4.80 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 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
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 ··· 1/2.000 4/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 234/174 .276/.297/.357/.654 .766/.618 .651 18/.944 7/3 2/2
12.Bixler G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 3/.000 94/37 .205/.267/.265/.532 .466/.641 .535 6/.533 4/3 0/1
19.Bogusevic* G/S/vP ··· ··· 3/1.667 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 182/167 .287/.348/.457/.805 .421/.839 .811 19/.505 4/2 4/2
6.Buck* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 1/.000 1/no AB ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 160/142 .228/.275/.342/.617 .300/.654 .662 8/1.500 1/1 2/1
15.Castro* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· / /// / 11/.182 / /
16.Downs G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/5.000 1/2.000 2/.000 1/.000 222/169 .276/.347/.518/.864 1.032/.812 .948 4/.000 0/0 10/6
9.Gonzalez# G/S/vP ··· 1/2.000 1/2.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/no AB / /// / 18/.745 / /
23.Johnson G/S/vP ··· 2/.500 8/.875 2/.000 ··· ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 405/302 .251/.291/.378/.670 .635/.681 .601 20/.750 2/2 7/15
45.Lee G/S/vP ··· 25/.544 24/.833 3/2.333 1/.000 2/1.000 3/.666 2/1.000 653/498 .275/.342/.446/.788 1.028/.715 .796 21/1.087 4/3 18/7
14.Martinez G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 226/169 .274/.319/.423/.742 1.119/.620 .755 18/.889 0/1 6/1
22.Maxwell G/S/vP ··· 3/1.666 1/no AB 1/.000 1/.000 3/.000 1/.000 4/.500 / /// / 2/2.500 / /
1.Schafer* G/S/vP ··· 3/.333 7/.453 ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 338/256 .242/.309/.315/.624 .560/.645 .662 22/.855 22/4 2/2
18.Snyder G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 9/.819 2/.000 2/1.000 3/1.000 2/1.500 2/.000 119/84 .271/.376/.396/.772 .826/.750 .523 9/.222 0/1 3/0
IP 35.0 68.1 175.1 77.0 77.2 2.1 73.2 88.0 TOTAL .272/.330/.444/.774 .810/.764 .774 .774 4/1 5/4
ERA-K/9 2.83/4.6 5.53/7.8 4.47/5.1 2.10/14.8 3.36/6.7 0.00/7.8 0.98/8.2 1.84/9.8 4.61/8.3

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

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 147/.220 318/.306 751/.291 306/.178 308/.197 8/.125 301/.221 357/.176 .318  Lee
 Bogusevic
 Martinez
 Bixler
 Schafer
 Wright
 Downs
 Buck
80/0/0/10
13/0/40/9
51/0/1/5
27/4/6/1
0/79/0/1
0/0/1/0
0/0/3/0
25/1/14/0
OPS .655 .872 .772 .499 .586 .250 .572 .508 .830
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 65/.683 143/.835 353/.791 147/.442 135/.618 4/.000 93/.512 92/.402 .748
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 82/.635 175/.900 398/.754 159/.549 173/.561 4/.500 208/.599 265/.545 .919
Road 41/.539 156/.943 367/.833 125/.500 145/.740 3/.000 154/.641 182/.520
Last 28d days / 12/1.500 18/.801 4/.833 8/.750 18/.742 7/.571 11/.788
HR/SB/CS 5/2/1 12/6/3 16/9/9 3/1/3 8/0/0 0/0/0 2/5/2 2/2/2 4/3/0
Usage ·X·X···· ·X·X···· o······· ··Xo···· X·X··X·· o·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.