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Game Preview: HOU @ MIL, 8:10pm, Monday, April 23, 2012 @Miller Park

Astros, 6-10, 6-10 5th, 5 GB, 4 GB in WC

SP: Lucas Harrell (27, RHP, 1-0, 2.55)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. MIL Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (1-0) 17.2 14 5 5 7 10 0 2.55
2011 (0-2) 18.0 23 12 9 8 15 0 4.50
2010 (1-0) 24.0 34 18 13 17 15 2 4.88
Last 7 GS 1-1 34.1 41 19 17 15 21 2 4.46 46
2012-04-18 @WSN ND 6.2 4 1 1 3 4 0 97 63
2012-04-13 @MIA ND 4.0 7 4 4 4 2 0 85 30
2012-04-07 COL W 7.0 3 0 0 0 4 0 93 75
2011-09-25 COL L 3.0 7 5 3 1 1 0 67 29
2011-09-02 MIL ND 5.1 3 0 0 2 4 0 114 64
2010-09-18 DET ND 5.0 8 3 3 2 5 0 88 42
2010-09-12 KCR ND 3.1 9 6 6 3 1 2 86 16
Last 5 v.MIL 0-0 5.1 3 0 0 2 4 0 0.00 64
2011-09-02 MIL ND 5.1 3 0 0 2 4 0 114 64
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    4-5    Road:    2-5    ExtrInn: 0-2 
 vsRHP:   5-7    vsLHP:   1-3    1-Run:   2-4 
 vsEast:  3-7    vsCntrl: 0-0    vsWest:  3-3  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 16 Sun, Apr 22   LAD  W  12-0        6-10  5th  5.0 gb
 15 Sat, Apr 21   LAD  L   1-5        5-10  5th  5.0 gb
 14 Fri, Apr 20   LAD  L   1-3        5-9   5th  5.0 gb
 13 Thu, Apr 19  @WSN  W  11-4        5-8   4th  4.0 gb
 12 Wed, Apr 18  @WSN  L   2-3        4-8   4th  5.0 gb
 11 Tue, Apr 17  @WSN  L   0-1        4-7   3rd  4.0 gb
 10 Mon, Apr 16  @WSN  L   3-6        4-6   2nd  3.0 gb
  9 Sun, Apr 15  @MIA  L   4-5 (11)   4-5   2nd  2.5 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
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 6-10   Last 30: 6-10
Brewers, 7-9, 7-9 2nd, 4 GB, 3 GB in WC

SP: Zack Greinke (28, RHP, 1-1, 5.09)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. HOU Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (1-1) 17.2 17 10 10 3 19 0 5.09
2011 (16-6) 171.2 161 82 73 45 201 19 3.83
2010 (10-14) 220.0 219 114 102 55 181 18 4.17
Last 7 GS 3-1 40.2 38 18 18 14 48 2 3.98 55
2012-04-18 LAD ND 7.0 4 2 2 2 7 0 109 66
2012-04-12 @CHC L 3.2 9 8 8 1 5 0 84 15
2012-04-07 STL W 7.0 4 0 0 0 7 0 91 76
2011-09-28 PIT W 6.0 5 2 2 1 4 0 74 57
2011-09-24 FLA ND 5.0 9 4 4 5 6 2 108 34
2011-09-18 @CIN W 7.0 2 1 1 3 10 0 115 76
2011-09-13 COL ND 5.0 5 1 1 2 9 0 116 60
Last 5 v.HOU 3-0 21.0 21 4 4 5 17 0 1.71 62
2011-09-02 @HOU W 6.0 9 2 2 2 6 0 95 50
2011-08-07 @HOU W 7.0 4 1 1 3 6 0 101 68
2009-06-23 @HOU W 8.0 8 1 1 0 5 0 107 67
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    4-5    Road:    3-4    ExtrInn: 1-0 
 vsRHP:   4-7    vsLHP:   3-2    1-Run:   3-3 
 vsEast:  0-3    vsCntrl: 4-3    vsWest:  3-3  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 16 Sun, Apr 22   COL  L   1-4        7-9   2nd  4.0 gb
 15 Sat, Apr 21   COL  W   9-4        7-8   2nd  3.0 gb
 14 Fri, Apr 20   COL  L   3-4        6-8   2nd  4.0 gb
 13 Thu, Apr 19   LAD  L   3-4        6-7   2nd  3.0 gb
 12 Wed, Apr 18   LAD  W   3-2 (10)   6-6   2nd  3.0 gb
 11 Tue, Apr 17   LAD  W   5-4        5-6   2nd  3.0 gb
 10 Sun, Apr 15  @ATL  L   4-7        4-6   3rd  3.0 gb
  9 Sat, Apr 14  @ATL  L   1-2        4-5   3rd  2.0 gb
  8 Fri, Apr 13  @ATL  L   8-10       4-4   2nd  1.0 gb
  7 Thu, Apr 12  @CHC  L   0-8        4-3   2nd  1.0 gb
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 7-9    Last 30: 7-9 
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sun, Sep 04, 2011 MIL  4 @HOU  0        W:Shaun Marcum (12-5), L: Wandy Rodriguez (10-10), S: none
Sat, Sep 03, 2011 MIL  8 @HOU  2        W:Chris Narveson (10-6), L: Bud Norris (6-9), S: none
Fri, Sep 02, 2011 MIL  8 @HOU  2        W:Zack Greinke (14-5), L: Aneury Rodriguez (1-6), S: none
Sun, Aug 07, 2011 MIL  7 @HOU  3        W:Zack Greinke (10-4), L: Bud Norris (5-8), S: none
Sat, Aug 06, 2011 MIL  7 @HOU  5        W:Chris Narveson (8-6), L: Brett Myers (3-12), S: John Axford (32)
Fri, Aug 05, 2011 MIL  8 @HOU  1        W:Yovani Gallardo (13-7), L: J.A. Happ (4-14), S: none
Sun, Jul 31, 2011 MIL  5  HOU  4        W:Francisco Rodriguez (4-2), L: Fernando Rodriguez (2-1), S: John Axford (31)
Sat, Jul 30, 2011 MIL  6  HOU  2        W:Yovani Gallardo (12-7), L: J.A. Happ (4-13), S: none
Fri, Jul 29, 2011 MIL  4  HOU  0        W:Randy Wolf (7-8), L: Jordan Lyles (0-6), S: none
Sun, May 01, 2011 HOU  5  MIL  0        W:Bud Norris (2-1), L: Chris Narveson (1-2), S: none
Season Series: 2012 -  0-0; 2011 - MIL won 12-3; 2010 - HOU won 8-7; All-Time - HOU leads 117-102

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 (4.44 RS/G) vs. Brewers Pitchers (4.94 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 13.Greinke
G/S/vB
59.Axford
G/S/vB
48.Dillard
G/S/vB
41.Estrada
G/S/vB
58.McClendon
G/S/vB
26.Parra*
G/S/vB
57.Rodriguez
G/S/vB
40.Veras
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
27.Altuve G/S/vP 6/.666 ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 234/174 .276/.297/.357/.654 .766/.618 .657 63/.845 7/3 2/2
19.Bogusevic* G/S/vP 3/2.000 ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 3/.666 3/3.000 182/167 .287/.348/.457/.805 .421/.839 .799 55/.679 4/2 4/2
6.Buck* G/S/vP 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 5/1.600 ··· 160/142 .228/.275/.342/.617 .300/.654 .574 23/.804 1/1 2/1
15.Castro* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 3/.333 ··· 1/no AB / /// / 42/.668 / /
16.Downs G/S/vP 1/3.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 1/.000 222/169 .276/.347/.518/.864 1.032/.812 .781 17/.794 0/0 10/6
9.Gonzalez# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· / /// / 37/.604 / /
23.Johnson G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 5/1.400 ··· 1/.000 405/302 .251/.291/.378/.670 .635/.681 .737 63/.662 2/2 7/15
45.Lee G/S/vP 19/.616 2/.500 1/.000 2/2.000 ··· 24/1.242 10/.422 9/1.111 653/498 .275/.342/.446/.788 1.028/.715 .779 71/.669 4/3 18/7
4.Lowrie# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB 341/224 .252/.303/.382/.685 .876/.582 .593 42/.614 1/1 6/15
14.Martinez G/S/vP 6/.334 ··· 1/.000 2/1.500 ··· ··· 2/.000 2/.000 226/169 .274/.319/.423/.742 1.119/.620 .728 66/.952 0/1 6/1
22.Maxwell G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 1/5.000 ··· / /// / 18/.804 / /
1.Schafer* G/S/vP 4/.750 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 5/.400 1/2.000 338/256 .242/.309/.315/.624 .560/.645 .586 69/.742 22/4 2/2
18.Snyder G/S/vP 8/.875 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 7/.000 ··· 2/.000 119/84 .271/.376/.396/.772 .826/.750 .938 23/.221 0/1 3/0
IP 171.2 73.2 28.2 92.2 13.2 71.2 71.0 TOTAL .250/.329/.369/.698 .646/.742 .655 .698 12/4 9/12
ERA-K/9 3.83/10.5 1.95/10.5 4.08/8.5 4.08/8.5 2.63/6.6 /0.0 2.64/9.9 3.80/10.0 4.85/8.5

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

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 715/.245 305/.212 117/.241 381/.243 59/.273 / 307/.243 305/.206 .272  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 .708 .557 .658 .700 .686 .663 .636 .779
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 351/.738 138/.481 44/.874 181/.661 27/.546 / 173/.776 123/.690 .864
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 364/.679 167/.621 73/.530 200/.733 32/.795 / 134/.515 182/.600 .715
Home 385/.684 187/.497 45/.843 207/.614 37/.847 / 163/.730 151/.492
Last 28d days 69/.633 27/.726 38/.868 42/.597 3/1.167 40/.869 38/.782 27/.569
HR/SB/CS 19/8/6 4/6/2 3/2/2 11/8/2 1/0/0 // 4/11/1 6/5/1 18/15/6
Usage ····X··· ··o·o··X ·X·o···o ·X·····X ·X······ ·X·X···X X·o·XX·· ·oX··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.

Brewers Batters (4.19 RS/G) vs. Astros Pitchers (3.81 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 64.Harrell
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
7.Aoki* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· / /// / 18/1.012 / /
8.Braun G/S/vP 3/.000 2/1.000 ··· 2/.000 13/.539 29/.862 1/3.000 7/.971 629/488 .332/.397/.597/.994 1.049/.979 1.068 65/.811 33/6 33/1
24.Gamel* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB 3/.000 ··· ··· 27/21 .115/.148/.154/.302 .000/.390 .125 59/.746 0/0 0/1
27.Gomez G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 3/.000 6/.000 13/.606 ··· ··· 258/163 .225/.276/.403/.679 .857/.566 .761 31/.884 16/2 8/0
11.Gonzalez G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 3/.000 4/.500 32/.689 2/.500 1/.000 593/443 .241/.270/.372/.642 .725/.614 .679 50/.769 2/0 15/12
1.Hart G/S/vP 3/.000 1/no AB ··· 7/.572 7/.715 28/.715 1/2.000 8/1.518 551/429 .285/.356/.510/.866 1.057/.814 .984 59/.973 7/6 26/2
45.Ishikawa* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/no AB / /// / 12/.417 / /
3.Izturis# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 7/1.142 20/.200 ··· 2/.000 33/24 .200/.250/.200/.450 .667/.360 .369 14/.429 0/0 0/1
9.Kottaras* G/S/vP ··· 1/3.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 5/.900 ··· 3/.000 123/99 .252/.311/.459/.771 .513/.837 .648 21/1.617 0/1 5/0
20.Lucroy G/S/vP 2/.000 2/.500 ··· 4/.833 5/.000 18/1.243 2/.000 2/2.500 468/378 .265/.313/.391/.703 .869/.662 .804 47/.835 2/1 12/7
2.Morgan* G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· ··· 3/.000 2/1.000 8/.500 1/no AB 5/.200 429/382 .304/.357/.421/.778 .540/.808 .672 44/.238 13/4 4/2
16.Ramirez G/S/vP 1/.000 3/1.167 ··· 6/1.667 11/1.031 48/.663 3/.000 10/2.300 626/488 .306/.361/.510/.871 .824/.884 .951 63/.485 1/1 26/14
23.Weeks G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 6/.334 6/.000 19/.760 ··· 6/.533 515/403 .269/.350/.468/.818 .832/.814 .902 71/.703 9/2 20/15
IP 18.0 27.2 71.0 13.1 216.0 52.1 12.0 TOTAL .224/.295/.409/.704 .764/.685 .710 .704 15/5 19/14
ERA-K/9 4.50/7.5 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 3.39/6.4

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Kottaras (18-3-2)
 Lucroy (77-30-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 86/.307 125/.272 / 298/.264 71/.409 917/.267 231/.264 44/.154 .253  Braun
 Morgan
 Gomez
 Hart
 Gamel
147/0/0/8
17/95/20/5
0/87/0/5
0/0/126/3
2/0/0/0
OPS .710 .809 .686 1.133 .751 .781 .583 .694
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 21/.897 54/.697 / 108/.804 25/2.071 404/.786 88/.755 30/.205 .716
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 65/.647 71/.889 / 190/.619 46/.628 513/.724 143/.796 14/1.352 .688
Road 38/.815 55/.977 / 143/.688 33/1.112 493/.727 105/.755 22/.282
Last 28d days 71/.608 33/.634 26/.580 38/.500 26/.945 11/.382 31/.693 18/.789
HR/SB/CS 0/0/0 3/1/0 // 6/1/2 4/2/0 31/15/6 6/7/1 1/2/0 13/13/4
Usage ····X··· ·Xoo···X ·X··oX·· ·ooo···X o·o···X· ···o···· o···X··o ··o·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.