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Game Preview: STL @ PIT, 1:35pm, Sunday, April 22, 2012 @PNC Park

Cardinals, 10-5, 10-5 1st, 3 up

SP: Kyle Lohse (33, RHP, 2-0, 0.89)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. PIT Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (2-0) 20.1 10 2 2 2 11 0 0.89
2011 (14-8) 188.1 178 80 71 42 111 16 3.39
2010 (4-8) 92.0 129 75 67 35 54 9 6.55
Last 7 GS 4-0 46.2 35 7 6 7 33 0 1.16 65
2012-04-17 CIN ND 7.0 4 0 0 1 6 0 90 74
2012-04-10 @CIN W 6.0 4 1 1 1 2 0 94 61
2012-04-04 @MIA W 7.1 2 1 1 0 3 0 90 73
2011-09-24 CHC ND 7.0 6 1 1 0 8 0 94 69
2011-09-19 @PHI W 7.1 7 1 0 1 5 0 112 66
2011-09-12 @PIT ND 6.0 8 3 3 1 3 0 100 46
2011-09-06 MIL W 6.0 4 0 0 3 6 0 91 67
Last 5 v.PIT 2-1 30.0 29 15 13 5 23 2 3.90 53
2011-09-12 @PIT ND 6.0 8 3 3 1 3 0 100 46
2011-08-28 PIT W 5.0 6 4 2 2 4 0 99 45
2011-08-17 @PIT W 7.0 5 2 2 1 7 1 100 65
2011-07-24 @PIT ND 5.0 4 2 2 0 4 0 64 55
2011-04-04 PIT L 7.0 6 4 4 1 5 1 95 53
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    4-2    Road:    6-3    ExtrInn: 1-0 
 vsRHP:   8-5    vsLHP:   2-0    1-Run:   1-1 
 vsEast:  1-0    vsCntrl: 9-5    vsWest:  0-0  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 15 Sat, Apr 21  @PIT  L   0-2       10-5   1st  3.0 up
 14 Fri, Apr 20  @PIT  W   4-1       10-4   1st  4.0 up
 13 Thu, Apr 19   CIN  L   3-6        9-4   1st  3.0 up
 12 Wed, Apr 18   CIN  W  11-1        9-3   1st  3.0 up
 11 Tue, Apr 17   CIN  W   2-1 (10)   8-3   1st  3.0 up
 10 Sun, Apr 15   CHC  W  10-3        7-3   1st  2.5 up
  9 Sat, Apr 14   CHC  W   5-1        6-3   1st  1.5 up
  8 Fri, Apr 13   CHC  L   5-9        5-3   1st  1.0 up
  7 Wed, Apr 11  @CIN  L   3-4        5-2   1st  0.5 up
  6 Tue, Apr 10  @CIN  W   3-1        5-1   1st  1.5 up
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:10-5    Last 30:10-5 
Pirates, 6-8, 6-8 3rd, 3½ GB, 3½ GB in WC

SP: Erik Bedard (33, LHP, 0-3, 2.65)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. STL Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (0-3) 17.0 17 5 5 6 10 1 2.65
2011 (5-9) 129.1 118 63 52 48 125 14 3.62
2009 (5-3) 83.0 65 29 26 34 90 8 2.82
Last 7 GS 1-3 33.0 34 15 12 19 27 2 3.27 50
2012-04-16 @ARI L 5.0 3 2 2 4 3 1 97 52
2012-04-11 @LAD L 5.0 8 2 2 1 3 0 88 45
2012-04-05 PHI L 7.0 6 1 1 1 4 0 81 64
2011-09-27 @BAL ND 3.1 5 3 3 3 6 1 84 41
2011-09-20 BAL ND 2.2 5 4 1 2 0 0 76 36
2011-09-03 TEX W 6.0 5 3 3 4 6 0 101 52
2011-08-27 OAK ND 4.0 2 0 0 4 5 0 78 59
Has never faced STL as starter.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    3-2    Road:    3-6    ExtrInn: 1-0 
 vsRHP:   5-4    vsLHP:   1-4    1-Run:   4-4 
 vsEast:  2-1    vsCntrl: 1-1    vsWest:  3-6  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 14 Sat, Apr 21   STL  W   2-0        6-8   3rd  3.5 gb
 13 Fri, Apr 20   STL  L   1-4        5-8   4th  4.5 gb
 12 Wed, Apr 18  @ARI  W   2-1        5-7   3rd  4.0 gb
 11 Tue, Apr 17  @ARI  W   5-4        4-7   3rd  4.0 gb
 10 Mon, Apr 16  @ARI  L   1-5        3-7   5th  4.0 gb
  9 Sun, Apr 15  @SFG  W   4-1        3-6   5th  3.5 gb
  8 Sat, Apr 14  @SFG  L   3-4        2-6   6th  3.5 gb
  7 Fri, Apr 13  @SFG  L   0-5        2-5   6th  2.5 gb
  6 Thu, Apr 12  @LAD  L   2-3        2-4   5th  2.5 gb
  5 Wed, Apr 11  @LAD  L   1-4        2-3   5th  2.0 gb
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20: 6-8    Last 30: 6-8 
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sat, Apr 21, 2012 PIT  2  STL  0        W:A.J. Burnett (1-0), L: Jake Westbrook (2-1), S: Joel Hanrahan (2)
Fri, Apr 20, 2012 STL  4 @PIT  1        W:Lance Lynn (3-0), L: Charlie Morton (0-1), S: Jason Motte (3)

Wed, Sep 14, 2011 STL  3 @PIT  2        W:Edwin Jackson (12-9), L: Charlie Morton (9-10), S: Jason Motte (7)
Tue, Sep 13, 2011 STL  6 @PIT  4        W:Kyle McClellan (11-6), L: Joel Hanrahan (0-4), S: Jason Motte (6)
Mon, Sep 12, 2011 PIT  6  STL  5        W:Jason Grilli (2-1), L: Marc Rzepczynski (2-5), S: Joel Hanrahan (37)
Sun, Aug 28, 2011 STL  7  PIT  4        W:Kyle Lohse (12-8), L: Jeff Karstens (9-8), S: Jason Motte (1)
Sat, Aug 27, 2011 PIT  7 @STL  0        W:Brad Lincoln (1-0), L: Chris Carpenter (8-9), S: none
Fri, Aug 26, 2011 STL  5  PIT  4        W:Kyle McClellan (10-6), L: Jose Veras (2-4), S: none
Thu, Aug 25, 2011 STL  8  PIT  4        W:Edwin Jackson (10-9), L: Charlie Morton (9-7), S: none
Wed, Aug 17, 2011 STL  7 @PIT  2        W:Kyle Lohse (11-7), L: Paul Maholm (6-14), S: none
Season Series: 2012 - tied 1-1; 2011 - STL won 9-7; 2010 - STL won 9-6; All-Time - PIT leads 1204-1144

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.

Cardinals Batters (5.13 RS/G) vs. Pirates Pitchers (2.79 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 45.Bedard*
G/S/vB
34.Burnett
G/S/vB
37.Cruz
G/S/vB
39.Grilli
G/S/vB
52.Hanrahan
G/S/vB
32.Lincoln
G/S/vB
47.Meek
G/S/vB
30.Resop
G/S/vB
44.Watson*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
3.Beltran# G/S/vP 3/.000 26/.558 1/.000 2/.000 11/.384 ··· 3/.333 4/.500 ··· 598/436 .300/.385/.525/.910 .923/.908 .839 62/1.023 4/2 22/1
13.Carpenter* G/S/vP ··· 3/1.334 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 19/17 .067/.263/.133/.396 .500/.378 .333 40/.921 0/0 0/0
48.Cruz G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 72/44 .262/.333/.338/.672 .668/.674 .697 9/.333 0/1 0/0
33.Descalso* G/S/vP ··· 3/.666 ··· 1/.000 6/.666 3/1.667 1/.000 2/.000 1/2.000 375/309 .264/.334/.353/.687 .518/.724 .706 50/.655 2/2 1/8
23.Freese G/S/vP ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· 1/no AB 3/.000 1/.000 3/1.334 1/2.000 363/279 .297/.350/.441/.791 .900/.759 .795 51/.945 1/0 10/12
15.Furcal# G/S/vP ··· 40/.734 12/.473 11/1.056 5/.250 7/1.000 2/.500 3/2.000 ··· 369/282 .231/.298/.348/.646 .634/.650 .599 67/.886 9/5 8/14
27.Greene G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 121/72 .212/.322/.288/.611 .632/.596 .689 30/.670 11/0 1/5
7.Holliday G/S/vP 9/1.292 6/.167 10/1.400 4/.000 11/1.455 7/.286 4/.500 3/1.667 2/2.500 516/406 .296/.388/.525/.912 .883/.918 .927 70/.587 2/1 22/3
19.Jay* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 4/1.000 6/.833 7/.858 4/1.000 2/.000 3/1.000 503/399 .297/.344/.424/.768 .727/.779 .791 46/.926 6/7 10/3
44.Komatsu* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· / /// / 18/.465 / /
4.Molina G/S/vP ··· 9/.347 7/.453 2/.000 11/.697 5/.400 4/.750 4/1.250 1/.000 518/399 .305/.349/.465/.814 .842/.806 .808 55/.975 4/5 14/6
43.Robinson G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· 8/3 .000/.125/.000/.125 .200/.000 .000 20/.900 0/0 0/0
55.Schumaker* G/S/vP ··· ··· 4/.833 3/.000 11/.364 5/.800 6/.666 3/.000 2/1.000 400/357 .283/.333/.351/.685 .714/.682 .630 0/ 0/2 2/8
IP 129.1 190.1 48.2 32.2 68.2 47.2 20.2 69.2 41.0 TOTAL .281/.344/.468/.812 .898/.793 .814 .812 10/2 20/8
ERA-K/9 3.62/8.7 5.15/8.2 3.88/8.5 2.48/10.2 1.83/8.0 4.72/5.5 3.48/7.4 4.39/10.2 3.95/8.1 2.53/6.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Cruz (2-2-1)
 Molina (46-19-6)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 541/.241 837/.260 200/.211 140/.200 274/.220 211/.286 100/.310 309/.269 174/.228 .231  Beltran
 Jay
 Holliday
 Schumaker
 Robinson
 Cruz
 Greene
0/0/134/10
19/75/56/5
115/0/0/4
6/5/31/1
1/5/3/0
0/0/2/0
2/0/8/0
OPS .681 .802 .671 .601 .543 .773 .762 .756 .711 .636
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 154/.671 440/.777 81/.527 52/.766 123/.528 94/.878 41/.699 117/.716 69/.708 .634
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 387/.685 397/.831 119/.770 88/.508 151/.555 117/.689 59/.807 192/.775 105/.713 .637
Home 311/.695 487/.757 105/.646 74/.514 168/.605 145/.767 46/.712 162/.866 91/.614
Last 28d days 70/.678 25/.330 29/.665 24/.645 23/.642 11/.739 23/.565 30/.802 19/.316
HR/SB/CS 14/3/3 31/24/7 5/8/3 2/0/0 1/3/0 4/4/2 1/0/0 8/9/3 6/8/1 8/10/2
Usage ·····X·· X······· o··Xo··X o···X·XX X·····X· ···X···· ·o··oo·· ···o·X·X o··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.

Pirates Batters (2.07 RS/G) vs. Cardinals Pitchers (3.00 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 26.Lohse
G/S/vB
41.Boggs
G/S/vB
66.Marte
G/S/vB
46.McClellan
G/S/vB
30.Motte
G/S/vB
16.Romero*
G/S/vB
34.Rzepczynski*
G/S/vB
59.Salas
G/S/vB
50.Wainwright
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
24.Alvarez* G/S/vP 14/1.049 2/.000 ··· 4/.000 2/1.000 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 6/.533 262/219 .191/.272/.289/.561 .545/.565 .477 35/.437 1/0 4/14
26.Barajas G/S/vP 13/.539 3/1.666 ··· 4/.833 3/.666 2/.000 1/3.000 ··· 7/.572 337/236 .230/.287/.430/.717 .818/.674 .550 35/.294 0/0 16/2
12.Barmes G/S/vP 7/.619 7/.429 ··· 8/.750 6/.334 1/no AB 3/.666 2/.000 12/.788 495/363 .244/.312/.386/.698 .649/.715 .661 46/.303 3/1 12/12
5.Harrison G/S/vP 2/1.500 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 2/1.000 ··· 4/.500 ··· ··· 204/141 .272/.281/.374/.656 .593/.685 .667 17/.521 4/1 1/8
46.Jones* G/S/vP 21/.883 7/.762 ··· 2/.000 ··· 3/1.666 2/1.000 1/2.000 16/.626 478/406 .243/.321/.433/.753 .460/.808 .791 29/.828 6/3 16/4
22.McCutchen G/S/vP 23/.939 11/.282 ··· 7/.821 7/1.029 2/1.500 1/.000 3/.667 16/.971 678/511 .259/.364/.456/.820 .945/.779 .770 58/.865 23/10 23/7
14.McGehee G/S/vP 19/.760 7/.858 ··· 11/.964 8/.393 ··· ··· 5/.900 16/.192 600/464 .223/.280/.346/.626 .413/.689 .704 36/.649 0/3 13/20
55.McKenry G/S/vP 2/1.500 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 2/1.000 ··· 201/149 .222/.276/.322/.598 .498/.629 .598 15/1.012 0/1 2/5
2.McLouth* G/S/vP 23/.849 9/.536 ··· 4/.250 4/.250 6/.900 1/.000 1/no AB 16/.962 321/220 .228/.344/.333/.677 .531/.743 .745 15/.497 4/2 4/2
36.Navarro G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 66/35 .250/.303/.350/.653 .704/.605 .714 9/.222 0/0 1/2
7.Presley* G/S/vP 6/1.267 1/.000 ··· 3/.000 2/.000 ··· 2/.000 3/.000 ··· 231/161 .298/.339/.465/.804 .599/.893 .801 58/.626 9/3 4/1
31.Tabata G/S/vP 17/1.300 5/1.550 ··· 6/.500 5/.400 1/.000 ··· 6/1.000 7/1.404 382/292 .266/.349/.362/.711 .819/.679 .823 46/.335 16/7 4/2
18.Walker# G/S/vP 21/1.230 6/.500 ··· 5/.000 4/.500 1/no AB 4/.000 3/1.666 7/.762 662/480 .273/.334/.408/.742 .672/.773 .723 50/.539 9/6 12/6
IP 188.1 60.2 141.2 68.0 24.2 62.0 75.0 TOTAL .203/.253/.283/.536 .541/.534 .527 .536 9/7 7/11
ERA-K/9 3.39/5.3 3.56/7.1 /0.0 4.19/4.8 2.25/8.3 4.01/6.9 3.34/8.9 2.28/9.0 /0.0 2.83/7.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Barajas (60-20-3)
 McKenry (39-13-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 775/.249 260/.266 / 607/.260 268/.202 116/.286 256/.223 295/.186 / .224  McCutchen
 Tabata
 Jones
 Presley
 Navarro
 McLouth
0/156/0/9
77/2/15/4
0/0/90/2
49/5/0/2
3/0/0/0
26/56/3/0
OPS .680 .711 .750 .558 .784 .623 .566 .620
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 354/.696 92/.715 / 247/.638 99/.738 46/.549 118/.478 129/.649 / .619
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 421/.667 168/.710 / 360/.827 169/.454 70/.937 138/.748 166/.502 / .622
Road 406/.685 130/.622 / 266/.749 136/.611 38/.713 114/.613 166/.670 /
Last 28d days 73/.388 28/.333 30/.674 35/.701 21/.490 12/.500 13/.481 29/.986 63/.993
HR/SB/CS 16/1/2 4/2/2 // 21/6/3 2/6/1 1/1/1 3/2/2 7/2/0 // 12/2/5
Usage ····X··· ·o··o··o ··oX··o· ··oo··X· ·X··o··o ··o····o o···o··o 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.