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Game Preview: ATL @ NYM, 1:10pm, Sunday, April 8, 2012 @Citi Field

Braves, 0-2, 0-2 5th, 2 GB, 1½ GB in WC

SP: Mike Minor (24, LHP, 0-0, undef)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. NYM Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (5-3) 82.2 93 39 38 30 77 7 4.14
2010 (3-2) 40.2 53 28 27 11 43 6 5.98
Last 7 GS 3-1 38.0 39 15 14 12 40 7 3.32 53
2011-09-25 @WSN L 4.2 6 1 1 2 5 1 86 51
2011-09-19 @FLA ND 5.2 6 4 4 2 6 3 90 45
2011-09-13 FLA ND 5.2 4 1 1 4 5 0 88 58
2011-09-08 @NYM W 5.0 7 4 4 1 2 1 95 38
2011-09-03 LAD ND 6.0 6 1 1 2 7 1 99 61
2011-08-23 @CHC W 5.0 6 4 3 0 6 1 85 47
2011-08-18 SFG W 6.0 4 0 0 1 9 0 98 72
Last 5 v.NYM 2-0 20.0 28 15 15 9 14 1 6.75 39
2011-09-08 @NYM W 5.0 7 4 4 1 2 1 95 38
2011-08-07 @NYM ND 5.2 7 4 4 2 5 0 94 42
2011-06-16 NYM ND 4.1 7 5 5 3 3 0 95 29
2010-08-31 NYM W 5.0 7 2 2 3 4 0 104 46
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    0-0    Road:    0-2    ExtrInn: 0-0 
 vsRHP:   0-1    vsLHP:   0-1    1-Run:   0-1 
 vsEast:  0-2    vsCntrl: 0-0    vsWest:  0-0  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/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: 0-2    Last 20: 0-2    Last 30: 0-2 
Mets, 2-0, 2-0 1st, Tied

SP: Jonathon Niese (25, LHP, 0-0, undef)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. ATL Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (11-11) 157.1 178 88 77 44 138 14 4.40
2010 (9-10) 173.2 192 97 81 62 148 20 4.20
2009 (1-1) 25.2 27 12 12 9 18 1 4.21
Last 7 GS 2-4 39.0 56 31 28 8 40 5 6.46 41
2011-08-23 @PHI L 4.0 10 8 8 1 6 2 84 15
2011-08-16 @SDP L 6.0 10 3 3 0 3 0 87 43
2011-08-11 SDP L 7.2 7 3 2 2 7 1 122 60
2011-08-06 ATL W 5.0 10 5 5 2 6 0 87 31
2011-07-31 @WSN ND 5.1 8 2 2 0 6 0 78 50
2011-07-26 @CIN W 5.0 6 5 5 2 5 1 81 38
2011-07-21 STL L 6.0 5 5 3 1 7 1 85 52
Last 5 v.ATL 2-2 27.2 38 23 12 8 27 3 3.90 44
2011-08-06 ATL W 5.0 10 5 5 2 6 0 87 31
2011-06-14 @ATL W 6.1 5 2 2 0 4 0 95 59
2011-06-03 ATL ND 7.2 8 2 2 1 7 1 111 61
2010-09-17 ATL L 4.0 5 6 0 3 4 1 91 41
2010-08-31 @ATL L 4.2 10 8 3 2 6 1 106 26
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    2-0    Road:    0-0    ExtrInn: 0-0 
 vsRHP:   2-0    vsLHP:   0-0    1-Run:   1-0 
 vsEast:  2-0    vsCntrl: 0-0    vsWest:  0-0  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
  2 Sat, Apr  7   ATL  W   4-2        2-0   1st    Tied
  1 Thu, Apr  5   ATL  W   1-0        1-0   1st    Tied
 Last 10: 2-0    Last 20: 2-0    Last 30: 2-0 
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sat, Apr 07, 2012 NYM  4  ATL  2        W:R.A. Dickey (1-0), L: Jair Jurrjens (0-1), S: Frank Francisco (2)
Thu, Apr 05, 2012 NYM  1  ATL  0        W:Ramon Ramirez (1-0), L: Tommy Hanson (0-1), S: Frank Francisco (1)

Sun, Sep 18, 2011 NYM  7 @ATL  5        W:Tim Byrdak (2-0), L: Jonny Venters (6-2), S: Manny Acosta (2)
Sat, Sep 17, 2011 ATL  1  NYM  0        W:Tim Hudson (15-10), L: R.A. Dickey (8-13), S: Craig Kimbrel (45)
Fri, Sep 16, 2011 NYM 12 @ATL  2        W:Chris Capuano (11-12), L: Derek Lowe (9-15), S: none
Thu, Sep 08, 2011 ATL  5 @NYM  1        W:Julio Teheran (1-1), L: Dillon Gee (12-6), S: none
Thu, Sep 08, 2011 ATL  6 @NYM  5        W:Mike Minor (5-2), L: Chris Schwinden (0-1), S: Craig Kimbrel (43)
Fri, Aug 26, 2011 NYM  6  ATL  0        W:Chris Capuano (10-11), L: Tim Hudson (13-8), S: none
Sun, Aug 07, 2011 ATL  6 @NYM  5        W:Jonny Venters (6-1), L: Bobby Parnell (3-4), S: Craig Kimbrel (34)
Sat, Aug 06, 2011 NYM 11  ATL  7        W:Jonathon Niese (11-8), L: Tommy Hanson (11-7), S: none
Season Series: 2012 - NYM over 2-0; 2011 - Tied 9-9; 2010 - ATL won 11-7; All-Time - ATL leads 388-321

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 (1.00 RS/G) vs. Mets Pitchers (1.00 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 49.Niese*
G/S/vB
46.Acosta
G/S/vB
47.Batista
G/S/vB
40.Byrdak*
G/S/vB
43.Dickey
G/S/vB
48.Francisco
G/S/vB
35.Gee
G/S/vB
39.Parnell
G/S/vB
34.Pelfrey
G/S/vB
52.Ramirez
G/S/vB
60.Rauch
G/S/vB
57.Santana*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
24.Bourn* G/S/vP 9/1.238 4/.000 2/1.000 8/.453 26/.755 3/.666 12/.717 4/.250 7/.453 1/.000 5/1.100 15/.757 722/510 .294/.349/.386/.734 .645/.772 .711 8/.804 61/14 2/3
17.Constanza* G/S/vP 3/.666 1/no AB ··· 2/1.000 3/2.000 ··· 3/2.334 2/.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 119/77 .303/.339/.385/.724 .799/.683 .798 2/.000 7/4 2/1
23.Diaz G/S/vP 10/.347 ··· ··· 1/3.000 2/.000 2/.000 9/.583 3/.666 13/.658 4/.500 11/.728 35/1.220 268/125 .263/.302/.323/.625 .692/.550 .588 4/.750 5/2 0/2
25.Francisco* G/S/vP ··· ··· 3/.000 3/.000 3/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/3.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 97/83 .258/.289/.452/.740 .286/.820 .835 4/.000 1/0 3/2
5.Freeman* G/S/vP 7/1.000 3/1.667 1/.000 6/.334 14/.929 2/1.000 11/.182 3/.333 2/.000 2/1.000 ··· 2/.000 635/431 .282/.346/.448/.795 .707/.837 .785 8/.500 4/4 21/6
22.Heyward* G/S/vP 9/1.556 4/1.000 4/1.167 4/.250 18/1.038 2/.000 16/1.325 4/.833 14/.715 2/1.000 2/.000 11/.282 456/341 .227/.319/.389/.708 .577/.754 .734 8/.875 9/2 14/6
20.Hinske* G/S/vP 4/.000 1/.000 11/1.155 4/1.000 23/.511 3/.666 8/.250 3/.333 15/1.319 3/3.000 3/1.334 5/.000 264/228 .233/.311/.403/.713 .461/.754 .738 2/1.000 0/1 10/0
16.McCann* G/S/vP 6/.000 2/.000 11/.586 10/.200 22/.717 1/no AB 14/.630 8/1.500 45/1.354 3/.667 14/.142 32/.862 527/363 .270/.351/.466/.817 .794/.826 .759 8/.125 3/2 24/5
1.Pastornicky G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/4.000 ··· 2/.500 / /// / 6/.933 / /
14.Prado G/S/vP 20/.826 5/.933 6/.000 4/.500 21/.490 ··· 18/.572 15/1.000 25/1.384 3/.000 3/.000 23/.409 590/432 .260/.302/.385/.687 .673/.692 .629 8/.875 4/8 13/8
8.Ross G/S/vP 14/1.423 1/.000 3/.000 1/.000 3/.000 1/5.000 3/.666 1/2.000 4/.500 ··· 3/.000 8/.250 171/113 .263/.333/.428/.761 .613/.833 .708 / 0/1 6/3
26.Uggla G/S/vP 22/.773 9/.904 8/.661 4/.250 26/.077 1/2.000 17/.610 12/1.017 38/1.005 5/.650 13/.821 22/.281 672/488 .233/.311/.453/.764 .648/.808 .728 8/.393 1/3 36/15
2.Wilson G/S/vP ··· 3/.333 15/.718 4/.500 4/.000 2/.000 1/3.000 1/2.000 2/.000 1/.000 5/.666 9/.666 232/134 .243/.274/.285/.559 .557/.561 .575 0/ 5/2 0/4
IP 157.1 47.0 60.0 37.2 208.2 50.2 160.2 59.1 193.2 68.2 52.0 TOTAL .175/.257/.317/.575 .348/.672 .575 .575 0/0 1/1
ERA-K/9 4.40/7.9 3.45/8.8 3.60/4.7 3.82/11.2 3.28/5.8 3.55/9.4 4.43/6.4 3.64/9.7 4.74/4.9 2.62/8.6 4.85/6.2 /0.0 1.00/7.5

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

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 694/.284 204/.269 262/.225 168/.239 876/.256 218/.246 706/.248 268/.258 860/.286 282/.216 225/.269 / .175  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 .754 .759 .681 .688 .690 .721 .739 .679 .777 .596 .799 .575
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 153/.664 86/.673 100/.906 110/.604 357/.776 133/.819 317/.743 115/.685 411/.770 78/.611 118/.757 / .500
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 541/.781 118/.823 162/.541 58/.857 519/.632 85/.568 389/.735 153/.672 449/.784 204/.590 107/.839 / .674
Home 362/.738 112/.754 142/.615 76/.651 470/.636 137/.793 350/.681 135/.798 406/.713 161/.685 112/.652 /
Last 28d days / / / 2/.000 25/.884 8/.500 / 3/.000 / 7/1.095 6/.000 19/.387
HR/SB/CS 14/7/1 6/5/3 2/4/0 3/1/1 18/7/3 7/13/1 18/8/7 4/9/0 21/29/2 3/13/2 11/1/1 // 1/0/0
Usage ··o····· X······· o·o····· o······· ··X····· o·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.

Mets Batters (2.50 RS/G) vs. Braves Pitchers (2.50 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 36.Minor*
G/S/vB
37.Beachy
G/S/vB
40.Delgado
G/S/vB
32.Durbin
G/S/vB
61.Hernandez
G/S/vB
49.Jurrjens
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
23.Baxter* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 40/37 .235/.350/.441/.791 .333/.820 .814 2/.000 0/0 1/0
44.Bay G/S/vP 8/1.625 3/1.167 ··· 6/.333 24/.724 21/.564 4/.500 1/2.000 2/1.000 4/1.000 6/1.167 509/375 .245/.329/.374/.703 .918/.629 .799 8/.393 11/1 12/2
13.Cedeno G/S/vP 2/.500 ··· ··· 1/.000 12/.917 3/.666 2/.000 3/.000 4/1.250 1/.000 1/.000 454/349 .249/.297/.339/.636 .577/.653 .572 0/ 2/5 2/13
29.Davis* G/S/vP 3/.333 ··· ··· 2/no AB 16/.688 11/.182 1/2.000 1/.000 7/1.262 3/1.667 4/.500 149/99 .302/.383/.543/.925 .493/1.142 .928 9/.111 0/0 7/1
21.Duda* G/S/vP 3/1.667 3/1.167 ··· 3/2.667 7/1.262 5/1.200 5/1.000 1/no AB 1/.000 3/.000 6/.500 347/279 .292/.370/.482/.852 .715/.886 .846 8/1.250 1/0 10/3
12.Hairston G/S/vP 5/.400 ··· ··· 2/1.000 4/.583 3/.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 3/.666 145/57 .235/.303/.470/.773 .702/.886 .726 1/2.000 1/1 7/2
28.Murphy* G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· ··· 3/.666 8/.250 28/.797 3/.000 8/.804 2/.000 6/1.166 4/.250 423/332 .320/.362/.448/.809 .755/.825 .776 9/.944 5/5 6/10
4.Nickeas G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 2/.500 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 59/29 .189/.246/.264/.510 .476/.545 .590 / 0/1 1/0
11.Tejada G/S/vP 7/.572 3/1.667 ··· 1/.000 16/.891 9/.611 2/.000 3/.333 1/.000 4/.000 5/.400 376/279 .284/.360/.335/.696 .704/.692 .679 8/.250 5/1 0/12
30.Thole* G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 ··· 2/.000 14/.762 14/.972 4/.250 5/.200 4/1.000 6/.000 2/.000 386/342 .268/.345/.344/.690 .525/.709 .699 7/1.286 0/2 3/2
2.Turner G/S/vP 9/.985 2/.500 ··· 1/2.000 6/.334 3/.666 1/.000 3/.000 1/.000 2/1.000 5/1.300 487/345 .260/.334/.356/.690 .629/.715 .724 2/1.000 7/2 4/13
5.Wright G/S/vP 9/.472 3/.666 ··· 15/.983 57/.863 34/.825 3/.000 3/.000 8/.125 4/.500 7/1.214 447/351 .254/.345/.427/.771 .806/.761 .767 9/1.667 13/2 14/19
IP 82.2 141.2 35.0 68.1 175.1 152.0 77.0 77.2 2.1 73.2 88.0 TOTAL .303/.370/.470/.840 .900/.834 .840 .840 0/0 3/0
ERA-K/9 4.14/8.4 3.68/10.7 2.83/4.6 5.53/7.8 4.47/5.1 2.96/5.3 2.10/14.8 3.36/6.7 0.00/7.8 0.98/8.2 1.84/9.8 2.81/6.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Nickeas (9-4-4)
 Thole (65-17-16)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 361/.285 591/.236 147/.220 318/.306 751/.291 627/.249 306/.178 308/.197 8/.125 301/.221 357/.176 .303  Bay
 Duda
 Baxter
 Hairston
 Murphy
122/0/0/4
4/0/42/1
3/0/10/1
10/10/15/0
1/0/0/0
OPS .785 .679 .655 .872 .772 .690 .499 .586 .250 .572 .508 .840
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 62/.835 237/.707 65/.683 143/.835 353/.791 281/.760 147/.442 135/.618 4/.000 93/.512 92/.402 .801
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 299/.774 354/.660 82/.635 175/.900 398/.754 346/.634 159/.549 173/.561 4/.500 208/.599 265/.545 .895
Road 189/.828 287/.679 41/.539 156/.943 367/.833 307/.713 125/.500 145/.740 3/.000 154/.641 182/.520
Last 28d days / / / 6/1.500 8/.750 23/1.135 / 3/.000 6/.333 / 6/.900
HR/SB/CS 7/2/2 16/13/4 5/2/1 12/6/3 16/9/9 14/15/9 3/1/3 8/0/0 0/0/0 2/5/2 2/2/2 3/0/0
Usage X······· X······· X······· 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.