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Game Preview: OAK @ SEA, 9:10pm, Saturday, April 14, 2012 @Safeco Field

Athletics, 4-4, 4-4 2nd, 2 GB, ½ GB in WC

SP: Tom Milone (25, LHP, 1-0, 0.00)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. SEA Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (1-0) 8.0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0.00
2011 (1-0) 26.0 28 11 11 4 15 2 3.81
Last 7 GS 2-0 34.0 31 11 11 7 15 2 2.91 53
2012-04-09 KCR W 8.0 3 0 0 3 0 0 93 73
2011-09-26 @FLA ND 4.1 7 3 3 1 4 1 82 40
2011-09-20 @PHI ND 6.0 4 0 0 0 2 0 93 66
2011-09-15 @NYM W 5.2 3 1 1 3 4 0 73 60
2011-09-09 HOU ND 5.2 8 3 3 0 3 0 89 44
2011-09-03 NYM ND 4.1 6 4 4 0 2 1 74 37
Has never faced SEA as starter.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    3-4    Road:    1-0    ExtrInn: 1-1 
 vsRHP:   2-2    vsLHP:   2-2    1-Run:   2-1 
 vsEast:  0-0    vsCntrl: 2-1    vsWest:  2-3  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
  8 Fri, Apr 13  @SEA  W   4-0        4-4   2nd  2.0 gb
  7 Wed, Apr 11   KCR  W   5-4 (12)   3-4   3rd  1.5 gb
  6 Tue, Apr 10   KCR  L   0-3  (8)   2-4   4th  2.5 gb
  5 Mon, Apr  9   KCR  W   1-0        2-3   4th  1.5 gb
  4 Sat, Apr  7   SEA  L   7-8        1-3   4th  2.0 gb
  3 Fri, Apr  6   SEA  L   3-7        1-2   4th  1.0 gb
  2 Thu, Mar 29   SEA  W   4-1        1-1   1st    Tied
  1 Wed, Mar 28   SEA  L   1-3 (11)   0-1   4th  1.0 gb
 Last 10: 4-4    Last 20: 4-4    Last 30: 4-4 
Mariners, 4-5, 4-5 3rd, 2½ GB, 1 GB in WC

SP: Hector Noesi (25, RHP, 0-1, 21.00)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. OAK Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (0-1) 3.0 6 7 7 3 3 2 21.00
2011 (2-2) 56.1 63 29 28 22 45 6 4.47
Last 7 GS 0-2 7.2 15 12 12 6 6 3 14.09 32
2012-04-09 @TEX L 3.0 6 7 7 3 3 2 85 19
2011-09-26 @TBR L 2.0 5 3 3 2 1 0 59 33
2011-09-21 TBR ND 2.2 4 2 2 1 2 1 55 43
Has never faced OAK as starter.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    0-1    Road:    4-4    ExtrInn: 1-0 
 vsRHP:   4-4    vsLHP:   0-1    1-Run:   2-1 
 vsEast:  0-0    vsCntrl: 0-0    vsWest:  4-5  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
  9 Fri, Apr 13   OAK  L   0-4        4-5   3rd  2.5 gb
  8 Thu, Apr 12  @TEX  L   3-5        4-4   2nd  1.5 gb
  7 Wed, Apr 11  @TEX  W   4-3        4-3   2nd  0.5 gb
  6 Tue, Apr 10  @TEX  L   0-1        3-3   2nd  1.5 gb
  5 Mon, Apr  9  @TEX  L   5-11       3-2   2nd  0.5 gb
  4 Sat, Apr  7  @OAK  W   8-7        3-1   1st  1.0 up
  3 Fri, Apr  6  @OAK  W   7-3        2-1   1st    Tied
  2 Thu, Mar 29  @OAK  L   1-4        1-1   1st    Tied
  1 Wed, Mar 28  @OAK  W   3-1 (11)   1-0   1st  0.5 up
 Last 10: 4-5    Last 20: 4-5    Last 30: 4-5 
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Fri, Apr 13, 2012 OAK  4 @SEA  0        W:Bartolo Colon (2-1), L: Felix Hernandez (1-1), S: none
Sat, Apr 07, 2012 SEA  8 @OAK  7        W:Felix Hernandez (1-0), L: Bartolo Colon (1-1), S: Brandon League (2)
Fri, Apr 06, 2012 SEA  7 @OAK  3        W:Jason Vargas (1-0), L: Brandon McCarthy (0-1), S: none
Thu, Mar 29, 2012 OAK  4  SEA  1        W:Bartolo Colon (1-0), L: Shawn Kelley (0-1), S: Grant Balfour (1)
Wed, Mar 28, 2012 SEA  3 @OAK  1 (11)   W:Tom Wilhelmsen (1-0), L: Andrew Carignan (0-1), S: Brandon League (1)

Wed, Sep 28, 2011 OAK  2 @SEA  0        W:Gio Gonzalez (16-12), L: Anthony Vasquez (1-6), S: Andrew Bailey (24)
Tue, Sep 27, 2011 OAK  7 @SEA  0        W:Trevor Cahill (12-14), L: Blake Beavan (5-6), S: none
Mon, Sep 26, 2011 SEA  4  OAK  2        W:Jason Vargas (10-13), L: Brandon McCarthy (9-9), S: Brandon League (37)
Sun, Sep 04, 2011 OAK  8  SEA  5        W:Trevor Cahill (10-13), L: Blake Beavan (3-5), S: Andrew Bailey (19)
Sat, Sep 03, 2011 OAK  3  SEA  0        W:Brandon McCarthy (8-7), L: Michael Pineda (9-9), S: none
Season Series: 2012 - SEA over 3-2; 2011 - SEA won 10-9; 2010 - OAK won 13-6; All-Time - OAK leads 294-220

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.

Athletics Batters (3.13 RS/G) vs. Mariners Pitchers (4.33 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 45.Noesi
G/S/vB
35.Delabar
G/S/vB
41.Furbush*
G/S/vB
43.League
G/S/vB
44.Luetge*
G/S/vB
50.Ramirez
G/S/vB
54.Wilhelmsen
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
10.Barton* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 7/.429 ··· ··· 3/.000 280/191 .212/.325/.267/.592 .720/.533 .595 15/.641 2/1 0/8
52.Cespedes G/S/vP ··· 2/2.500 ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/.000 / /// / 32/1.029 / /
12.Cowgill G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 100/56 .239/.300/.304/.604 .716/.518 .404 7/.429 4/2 1/0
4.Crisp# G/S/vP 3/.666 2/.000 4/.000 12/.900 ··· ··· 3/1.334 583/386 .264/.314/.379/.693 .593/.749 .653 32/.450 49/9 8/1
20.Donaldson G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· / /// / 22/.273 / /
31.Gomes G/S/vP 1/.000 1/5.000 ··· 4/.833 ··· ··· ··· 372/264 .209/.325/.389/.714 .863/.654 .734 16/.928 7/3 14/2
25.Ka'aihue* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 3/2.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 96/70 .195/.295/.317/.612 .453/.672 .661 8/.750 0/0 2/2
2.Pennington# G/S/vP 3/.000 2/.000 2/1.000 8/.542 ··· ··· 3/.333 570/401 .264/.319/.369/.687 .670/.693 .764 29/.563 14/9 8/22
26.Recker G/S/vP 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 21/12 .176/.333/.235/.569 .730/.450 .639 2/.500 0/0 0/1
16.Reddick* G/S/vP 1/no AB ··· 2/1.000 3/.000 2/1.000 ··· 2/.000 278/234 .280/.327/.457/.784 .766/.787 .829 27/.644 1/2 7/5
15.Smith* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 2/2.000 533/430 .284/.347/.483/.830 .576/.891 .814 19/.831 10/2 15/5
28.Sogard* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 74/61 .200/.243/.329/.572 .154/.652 .687 11/.282 0/0 2/2
8.Suzuki G/S/vP 2/.000 2/.000 ··· 11/1.355 ··· ··· 5/.000 515/366 .237/.301/.385/.686 .617/.713 .706 30/.555 2/2 14/7
19.Weeks# G/S/vP 4/.500 1/.000 3/1.666 6/.500 ··· ··· 3/1.334 437/293 .303/.340/.421/.761 .704/.787 .727 37/.682 22/11 2/13
IP 56.1 7.0 85.1 61.1 32.2 TOTAL .205/.279/.337/.616 .632/.605 .766 .616 6/2 8/4
ERA-K/9 4.47/7.2 2.57/9.0 5.48/7.1 2.79/6.6 /0.0 /0.0 3.31/8.3 4.33/7.5

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Recker (5-0-0)
 Suzuki (98-38-5)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 247/.286 28/.217 372/.294 250/.239 / / 136/.210 .249  Reddick
 Smith
 Cowgill
 Crisp
 Gomes
21/3/56/5
25/0/107/5
18/10/0/2
0/133/0/2
73/0/11/1
OPS .785 .792 .850 .601 .580 .733
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 117/.806 12/.667 105/.758 128/.658 / / 66/.508 .695
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 130/.766 16/.846 267/.886 122/.543 / / 70/.651 .764
Home 127/.692 16/.464 185/.663 131/.469 / / 86/.606
Last 28d days 18/1.300 19/1.158 4/1.250 15/.400 7/.571 19/.786 26/.359
HR/SB/CS 6/6/3 1/0/2 16/11/6 3/5/1 // // 2/3/1 14/6/4
Usage ····X··· ··X·o·oX X······· ··X···Xo o·X···o· ·X··X··· X··X··oX

NOTE: Team stats shown are for the 2012 season. Player Stats for the 2011 season. We will switch to 2012 stats on May 1st.

Mariners Batters (3.44 RS/G) vs. Athletics Pitchers (3.25 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 57.Milone*
G/S/vB
50.Balfour
G/S/vB
13.Blevins*
G/S/vB
38.Carignan
G/S/vB
48.Cook
G/S/vB
60.De Los Santos
G/S/vB
40.Fuentes*
G/S/vB
77.Norberto*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
13.Ackley* G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 2/.000 2/1.000 3/.000 2/.000 2/2.500 3/2.000 376/282 .273/.348/.417/.766 .652/.804 .734 36/.649 6/0 6/6
9.Figgins# G/S/vP ··· 8/.971 11/.546 2/2.000 2/.000 ··· 1/no AB 1/2.000 313/212 .188/.241/.243/.484 .446/.508 .501 41/.686 11/6 1/11
27.Jaso* G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 273/235 .224/.298/.354/.651 .574/.662 .657 4/1.500 1/2 5/4
61.Kawasaki* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· / /// / 11/.473 / /
16.Liddi G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 44/27 .225/.295/.525/.820 1.529/.417 .583 5/.800 1/0 3/1
63.Montero G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 ··· 69/42 .328/.406/.590/.996 1.181/.877 1.483 30/.552 0/0 4/0
30.Olivo G/S/vP ··· 5/.400 4/.500 2/.000 1/no AB 1/.000 8/.500 1/.000 507/373 .224/.253/.388/.641 .643/.640 .638 31/.328 6/5 19/11
26.Ryan G/S/vP ··· 2/1.000 2/.500 2/3.000 2/.500 1/.000 1/.000 3/1.334 494/370 .248/.313/.326/.639 .708/.616 .580 25/.598 13/3 3/15
55.Saunders* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 3/5.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 5/.250 1/2.000 179/118 .149/.207/.217/.424 .330/.474 .434 30/.744 6/2 2/0
15.Seager* G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 1/.000 2/.500 ··· 1/.000 2/1.000 ··· 201/158 .258/.312/.379/.691 .570/.719 .518 33/.741 3/1 3/6
17.Smoak# G/S/vP ··· 6/.533 5/2.800 1/2.000 1/.000 1/.000 4/.500 1/.000 489/345 .234/.323/.396/.719 .720/.716 .771 38/.542 0/0 15/7
51.Suzuki* G/S/vP ··· 10/1.400 16/.929 1/.000 1/.000 3/.000 6/.666 3/.833 721/515 .272/.310/.335/.645 .648/.644 .632 40/.703 40/7 5/4
33.Wells G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.500 ··· ··· ··· 4/.250 1/.000 241/131 .237/.317/.442/.759 .838/.693 .754 4/.000 3/2 11/2
IP 26.0 62.0 28.1 6.1 7.2 33.1 58.1 6.2 TOTAL .238/.273/.341/.614 .677/.602 .291 .614 6/3 4/4
ERA-K/9 3.81/5.2 2.47/8.6 2.86/8.3 4.26/7.1 7.04/8.2 4.32/11.6 3.70/6.5 8.10/5.4 2.74/4.8

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Jaso (50-10-4)
 Montero (4-1-0)
 Olivo (79-31-11)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 110/.283 242/.199 122/.235 31/.276 41/.333 143/.220 250/.237 35/.308 .223  Wells
 Suzuki
 Saunders
 Figgins
21/9/58/7
0/0/151/7
12/46/0/1
2/0/0/0
OPS .742 .605 .688 .736 .797 .670 .656 .803 .617
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 11/1.164 119/.579 50/.759 9/.476 19/.734 59/.530 90/.688 13/.795 .651
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 99/.695 123/.630 72/.636 22/.818 22/.853 84/.770 160/.637 22/.807 .562
Road 66/.653 106/.648 71/.729 13/1.212 13/.938 80/.754 133/.579 25/1.100
Last 28d days 27/.472 24/.258 11/1.264 15/.929 14/.143 4/.500 12/.705 13/.801
HR/SB/CS 2/1/1 8/1/0 2/1/0 1/1/0 0/3/0 4/6/1 6/6/1 0/0/0 6/5/7
Usage ····X··· o·X·X·X· ···X··X· ··oo···X X·X···o· ·······o ··o···X· ··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.