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Game Preview: CIN @ MIL, 8:10pm, Monday, May 7, 2012 @Miller Park

Reds, 14-13, 14-13 2nd, 2½ GB, 3 GB in WC

SP: Bronson Arroyo (35, RHP, 1-1, 3.03)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. MIL Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (1-1) 32.2 36 13 11 3 18 4 3.03
2011 (9-12) 199.0 227 119 112 45 108 46 5.07
2010 (17-10) 215.2 188 95 93 59 121 29 3.88
Last 7 GS 2-1 49.2 51 17 15 4 26 6 2.72 57
2012-05-02 CHC L 6.0 9 3 3 1 3 2 99 44
2012-04-25 SFG ND 5.0 9 2 1 1 2 1 80 44
2012-04-19 @STL W 8.0 5 3 3 0 5 1 90 65
2012-04-13 @WSN ND 7.1 3 0 0 1 4 0 94 75
2012-04-08 MIA ND 6.1 10 5 4 0 4 0 82 39
2011-09-27 @NYM ND 8.0 9 4 4 1 6 2 125 53
2011-09-21 HOU W 9.0 6 0 0 0 2 0 91 77
Last 5 v.MIL 2-2 34.2 26 14 13 7 20 9 3.38 58
2011-09-16 MIL L 6.1 5 5 5 3 2 4 114 42
2011-04-25 @MIL W 6.1 6 2 1 2 4 0 100 57
2011-04-03 MIL W 7.0 6 3 3 0 5 2 87 58
2010-07-26 @MIL L 8.0 3 3 3 1 5 2 88 68
2009-08-25 @MIL ND 7.0 6 1 1 1 4 1 116 64
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    8-6    Road:    6-7    ExtrInn: 2-3 
 vsRHP:  10-9    vsLHP:   4-4    1-Run:   5-5 
 vsEast:  3-4    vsCntrl: 9-8    vsWest:  2-1  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 27 Sun, May  6  @PIT  W   5-0       14-13  2nd  2.5 gb
 26 Sat, May  5  @PIT  L   2-3       13-13  2nd  2.5 gb
 25 Fri, May  4  @PIT  W   6-1       13-12  2nd  2.5 gb
 24 Thu, May  3   CHC  W   4-3 (10)  12-12  2nd  3.5 gb
 23 Wed, May  2   CHC  L   1-3       11-12  2nd  4.5 gb
 22 Sun, Apr 29   HOU  W   6-5       11-11  2nd  3.0 gb
 21 Sat, Apr 28   HOU  W   6-0       10-11  2nd  4.0 gb
 20 Fri, Apr 27   HOU  L   4-6        9-11  2nd  4.0 gb
 19 Thu, Apr 26   SFG  L   5-6        9-10  2nd  3.0 gb
 18 Wed, Apr 25   SFG  W   4-2        9-9   2nd  2.5 gb
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:14-13
Brewers, 12-16, 12-16 4th, 5 GB, 5½ GB in WC

SP: Yovani Gallardo (26, RHP, 1-3, 5.79)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. CIN Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (1-3) 32.2 40 21 21 14 31 4 5.79
2011 (17-10) 207.1 193 92 81 59 207 27 3.52
2010 (14-7) 185.0 178 89 79 75 200 12 3.84
Last 7 GS 1-3 40.0 47 22 22 14 42 4 4.95 49
2012-05-02 @SDP L 6.0 7 3 3 3 4 0 103 47
2012-04-27 @STL L 2.0 8 8 8 2 3 0 68 9
2012-04-22 COL ND 7.0 6 1 1 1 8 0 106 68
2012-04-17 LAD ND 7.0 7 2 2 1 7 0 97 61
2012-04-11 @CHC W 7.0 5 1 1 2 6 0 107 67
2012-04-06 STL L 3.2 7 6 6 5 3 4 89 21
2011-09-23 FLA ND 7.1 7 1 1 0 11 0 112 71
Last 5 v.CIN 1-2 24.2 38 23 22 12 29 4 8.03 37
2011-09-17 @CIN W 6.0 2 1 1 2 13 1 101 75
2011-04-27 CIN ND 5.0 10 6 6 3 3 1 101 23
2011-03-31 @CIN ND 6.0 7 2 2 3 4 1 101 51
2010-08-31 @CIN L 5.0 9 8 8 3 6 1 108 20
2010-07-27 CIN L 2.2 10 6 5 1 3 0 70 18
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    6-6    Road:    6-10   ExtrInn: 1-1 
 vsRHP:   8-12   vsLHP:   4-4    1-Run:   5-4 
 vsEast:  0-3    vsCntrl: 7-6    vsWest:  5-7  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 28 Sun, May  6  @SFG  L   3-4 (11)  12-16  4th  5.0 gb
 27 Sat, May  5  @SFG  L   2-5       12-15  4th  4.0 gb
 26 Fri, May  4  @SFG  W   6-4       12-14  3rd  4.0 gb
 25 Wed, May  2  @SDP  L   0-5       11-14  3rd  5.5 gb
 24 Tue, May  1  @SDP  L   0-2       11-13  3rd  4.5 gb
 23 Mon, Apr 30  @SDP  W   8-3       11-12  3rd  3.5 gb
 22 Sun, Apr 29  @STL  W   3-2       10-12  3rd  4.0 gb
 21 Sat, Apr 28  @STL  L   3-7        9-12  4th  5.0 gb
 20 Fri, Apr 27  @STL  L   1-13       9-11  2nd  4.0 gb
 19 Wed, Apr 25   HOU  L   5-7        9-10  3rd  3.0 gb
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 8-12   Last 30:12-16
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sun, Sep 18, 2011 MIL  8 @CIN  1        W:Zack Greinke (15-6), L: Matt Maloney (0-3), S: none
Sat, Sep 17, 2011 MIL 10 @CIN  1        W:Yovani Gallardo (17-10), L: Edinson Volquez (5-6), S: none
Fri, Sep 16, 2011 MIL  6 @CIN  3        W:Randy Wolf (13-9), L: Bronson Arroyo (8-12), S: John Axford (43)
Sun, Jul 10, 2011 MIL  4  CIN  3        W:Kameron Loe (3-7), L: Francisco Cordero (3-3), S: none
Sat, Jul 09, 2011 CIN  8 @MIL  4 (10)   W:Bill Bray (2-1), L: Marco Estrada (2-6), S: none
Fri, Jul 08, 2011 MIL  8  CIN  7        W:Marco Estrada (2-5), L: Francisco Cordero (3-2), S: none
Thu, Jul 07, 2011 MIL  5  CIN  4        W:Chris Narveson (6-5), L: Homer Bailey (3-4), S: John Axford (23)
Wed, Jun 01, 2011 CIN  4  MIL  3        W:Nick Masset (1-3), L: Kameron Loe (2-5), S: Francisco Cordero (10)
Tue, May 31, 2011 MIL  7 @CIN  2        W:Zack Greinke (4-1), L: Chad Reineke (0-1), S: none
Mon, May 30, 2011 CIN  7  MIL  3        W:Travis Wood (4-3), L: Chris Narveson (2-4), S: none
Season Series: 2012 -  0-0; 2011 - Tied 8-8; 2010 - CIN won 11-3; All-Time - CIN leads 117-106

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
Reds Batters (3.89 RS/G) vs. Brewers Pitchers (5.07 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 49.Gallardo
G/S/vB
59.Axford
G/S/vB
54.Chulk
G/S/vB
48.Dillard
G/S/vB
41.Estrada
G/S/vB
50.Loe
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
32.Bruce* G/S/vP 19/1.173 3/.333 ··· 3/2.334 7/1.262 7/.286 16/1.053 3/.000 6/1.500 109/71 .300/.339/.630/.969 .824/.958 .644 93/.943 3/0 8/1
2.Cozart G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 113/80 .275/.339/.451/.790 .831/.629 .632 97/.666 1/0 2/3
21.Frazier G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 21/17 .389/.476/.889/1.365 2.250/1.126 1.500 21/1.365 0/0 1/1
29.Hanigan G/S/vP 12/.697 3/.666 ··· 2/1.000 2/.000 4/.000 13/.490 2/1.000 3/.000 63/47 .286/.355/.321/.676 .929/.681 .746 52/.762 0/0 0/1
9.Harris* G/S/vP 10/.775 1/.000 2/.000 2/.500 ··· 4/.500 4/.500 11/.650 5/.400 37/35 .086/.135/.143/.278 /.294 .361 34/.303 0/1 0/1
28.Heisey G/S/vP 3/1.000 5/.400 ··· ··· 2/.000 6/.334 6/.750 ··· 3/no AB 64/48 .220/.270/.322/.592 .964/.461 .726 55/.573 0/1 0/1
48.Ludwick G/S/vP 13/1.371 5/.200 2/2.500 1/5.000 4/.500 4/.750 28/.917 6/.750 ··· 72/41 .185/.264/.369/.633 .798/.562 .711 64/.645 0/0 3/0
39.Mesoraco G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 43/28 .270/.349/.378/.727 1.144/.539 .798 40/.732 0/1 1/0
4.Phillips G/S/vP 30/.837 5/.400 2/.000 1/.000 6/1.166 8/.700 19/.579 5/.650 2/1.500 86/54 .215/.259/.329/.588 .328/.684 .475 70/.590 0/0 2/2
27.Rolen G/S/vP 14/1.494 1/.000 1/.000 2/.000 1/3.000 7/1.143 8/.536 2/.000 5/.200 89/56 .188/.258/.325/.583 .428/.633 .571 76/.601 1/0 2/2
6.Stubbs G/S/vP 18/1.087 2/.500 ··· 1/.000 6/.000 6/.000 1/.000 ··· 4/.500 111/80 .262/.309/.388/.697 .400/.808 .881 97/.730 5/1 3/1
15.Valdez G/S/vP ··· 2/2.000 1/2.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 1/no AB 1/.000 32/20 .200/.194/.233/.427 .727/.272 .294 30/.457 0/0 0/0
19.Votto* G/S/vP 26/1.042 5/.650 ··· 2/.500 7/1.571 7/2.428 21/.881 1/2.000 5/.900 120/78 .293/.450/.489/.939 .892/.974 .839 104/.977 1/0 2/1
IP 32.2 8.2 1.0 13.0 17.0 13.0 13.1 14.1 12.2 TOTAL .238/.306/.390/.696 .708/.678 .674 .699 11/4 24/16
ERA-K/9 5.79/8.5 4.15/15.5 18.00/9.0 5.54/6.2 3.71/9.5 2.08/4.2 2.70/10.2 5.65/8.2 4.97/12.0 4.88/8.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Hanigan (6-6-0)
 Mesoraco (9-1-2)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 149/.303 42/.250 6/.400 59/.294 69/.219 50/.217 56/.280 62/.241 61/.269 .281  Heisey
 Bruce
 Stubbs
 Ludwick
14/2/2/2
0/0/26/1
0/26/0/1
16/0/0/0
OPS .837 .635 1.100 .850 .713 .548 .679 .728 .781 .772
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 79/.842 22/.778 4/.500 25/1.360 33/.628 22/.604 23/.638 32/.813 32/.949 .799
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 70/.832 20/.476 2/3.000 34/.472 36/.793 28/.502 33/.708 30/.617 29/.609 .747
Home 79/.879 21/.596 / 28/.934 29/.517 19/.950 23/1.101 27/.696 28/.757
Last 28d days 126/.710 33/.633 6/1.100 43/.712 57/.741 48/.460 43/.516 55/.762 52/.816
HR/SB/CS 4/3/1 0/0/1 0/0/0 1/0/1 4/0/1 1/3/0 0/3/1 2/4/0 1/3/0 23/28/9
Usage ····X··· ··o····X ····X··· Xo····o· ········ ooo···Xo oo··o··· o·o··XXX X·X····o
Brewers Batters (4.04 RS/G) vs. Reds Pitchers (3.70 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 61.Arroyo
G/S/vB
33.Arredondo
G/S/vB
54.Chapman*
G/S/vB
60.Hoover
G/S/vB
63.LeCure
G/S/vB
51.Marshall*
G/S/vB
66.Ondrusek
G/S/vB
31.Simon
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
7.Aoki* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 39/29 .235/.316/.353/.669 .400/.774 .767 37/.649 0/0 1/0
8.Braun G/S/vP 42/.886 1/5.000 2/1.000 ··· 8/.375 19/.831 8/.250 ··· 111/84 .280/.333/.610/.943 .645/1.045 .916 93/.895 4/1 8/2
14.Conrad# G/S/vP 3/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/1.500 1/.000 ··· 4/1 .000/.000/.000/.000 .000/.000 4/.000 0/0 0/0
5.Green* G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 5/4 .200/.200/.400/.600 .000/.750 5/.600 0/0 0/0
1.Hart G/S/vP 23/.611 ··· 3/1.334 ··· 8/1.000 11/.788 4/1.750 ··· 107/83 .258/.340/.548/.888 1.300/.782 1.254 92/.752 1/0 6/0
45.Ishikawa* G/S/vP 6/.334 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 4/.000 1/.000 1/2.000 37/29 .176/.222/.412/.634 1.000/.540 1.000 34/.694 0/0 2/1
3.Izturis# G/S/vP 25/.651 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 4/.000 ··· ··· 25/16 .208/.240/.208/.448 .000/.708 .800 24/.467 0/1 0/0
9.Kottaras* G/S/vP 9/.889 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 39/32 .286/.474/.643/1.117 .750/1.177 1.103 35/1.083 0/0 3/0
20.Lucroy G/S/vP 3/1.000 1/.000 3/.000 ··· 4/.500 2/.000 6/.833 ··· 81/59 .306/.363/.472/.835 1.179/.704 .561 70/.862 0/0 2/1
29.Maysonet G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 0/ /// / 0/ 0/0 0/0
2.Morgan* G/S/vP 18/.639 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 9/.222 2/.000 3/.000 71/67 .169/.217/.169/.387 .500/.375 .315 57/.405 3/1 0/0
16.Ramirez G/S/vP 58/.556 4/no AB ··· ··· 6/.666 ··· 4/.250 ··· 112/86 .214/.259/.369/.628 .742/.594 .723 95/.645 2/0 2/2
23.Weeks G/S/vP 39/.685 2/.500 3/.333 ··· 6/.833 11/.773 7/1.715 ··· 126/94 .181/.317/.333/.651 .656/.645 .778 108/.600 2/0 3/4
IP 32.2 12.2 14.2 4.2 11.2 9.1 12.0 10.2 TOTAL .228/.296/.403/.699 .747/.685 .790 .679 21/7 33/19
ERA-K/9 3.03/5.0 2.13/9.9 0.00/15.3 0.00/9.6 4.63/6.9 4.82/11.6 0.00/7.5 2.53/10.1 3.25/7.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Kottaras (6-1-0)
 Lucroy (22-8-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 135/.283 53/.186 54/.102 17/.067 49/.238 40/.270 46/.146 48/.268 .248  Braun
 Aoki
 Ishikawa
 Morgan
 Hart
26/0/0/3
2/5/2/0
0/0/1/0
3/14/7/0
0/0/27/0
OPS .720 .559 .328 .243 .738 .757 .385 .793 .705
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 62/.758 22/.190 14/.368 8/.125 22/.586 8/.393 23/.366 19/.459 .719
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 44/.622 26/.858 30/.277 9/.347 18/.761 29/.935 19/.421 24/.784 .681
Road 55/.412 21/.714 23/.178 4/.500 21/.644 18/.944 22/.529 29/.625
Last 28d days 106/.702 43/.451 44/.307 17/.243 40/.667 37/.822 42/.396 36/.684
HR/SB/CS 4/3/1 0/0/0 0/0/0 0/0/0 2/0/1 1/0/1 0/0/0 1/2/0 26/15/7
Usage ····X··· ·X·o···o X··X···· X···o··· ····X··· ···X···o ···o···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.