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Game Preview: CHC @ STL, 2:15pm, Sunday, April 15, 2012 @Busch Stadium III

Cubs, 3-6, 3-6 4th, 3 GB, 3½ GB in WC

SP: Paul Maholm (30, LHP, 0-1, 13.50)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. STL Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (0-1) 4.0 6 6 6 2 2 2 13.50
2011 (6-14) 162.1 160 72 66 50 97 11 3.66
2010 (9-15) 185.1 228 119 105 62 102 15 5.10
Last 7 GS 0-6 39.2 56 30 29 9 21 5 6.58 39
2012-04-10 MIL L 4.0 6 6 6 2 2 2 80 26
2011-08-17 STL L 5.0 8 3 3 1 1 1 83 39
2011-08-12 @MIL L 5.0 7 4 3 0 0 0 95 39
2011-08-06 SDP L 6.2 10 7 7 1 5 0 103 30
2011-08-01 CHC L 6.0 6 4 4 3 3 0 97 44
2011-07-27 @ATL ND 7.0 9 1 1 0 8 0 109 63
2011-07-22 STL L 6.0 10 5 5 2 2 2 86 32
Last 5 v.STL 1-3 28.0 38 18 16 7 13 4 5.14 42
2011-08-17 STL L 5.0 8 3 3 1 1 1 83 39
2011-07-22 STL L 6.0 10 5 5 2 2 2 86 32
2010-09-21 STL W 7.0 7 2 2 0 4 0 101 59
2010-08-24 STL ND 6.2 7 2 2 1 4 1 113 55
2010-05-09 STL L 3.1 6 6 4 3 2 0 95 27
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    2-5    Road:    1-1    ExtrInn: 0-0 
 vsRHP:   3-4    vsLHP:   0-2    1-Run:   1-2 
 vsEast:  1-2    vsCntrl: 2-4    vsWest:  0-0  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
  9 Sat, Apr 14  @STL  L   1-5        3-6   4th  3.0 gb
  8 Fri, Apr 13  @STL  W   9-5        3-5   4th  2.0 gb
  7 Thu, Apr 12   MIL  W   8-0        2-5   6th  3.0 gb
  6 Wed, Apr 11   MIL  L   1-2        1-5   6th  3.5 gb
  5 Tue, Apr 10   MIL  L   4-7        1-4   6th  3.5 gb
  4 Mon, Apr  9   MIL  L   5-7        1-3   6th  2.5 gb
  3 Sun, Apr  8   WSN  W   4-3        1-2   5th  1.5 gb
  2 Sat, Apr  7   WSN  L   4-7        0-2   6th  1.5 gb
  1 Thu, Apr  5   WSN  L   1-2        0-1   5th  1.0 gb
 Last 10: 3-6    Last 20: 3-6    Last 30: 3-6 
Cardinals, 6-3, 6-3 1st, 1½ up

SP: Jake Westbrook (34, RHP, 1-0, 0.00)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. CHC Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (1-0) 7.0 3 1 0 4 2 0 0.00
2011 (12-9) 183.1 208 103 95 73 104 16 4.66
2010 (10-11) 202.2 203 99 95 68 128 20 4.22
Last 7 GS 3-2 35.0 40 17 13 16 23 2 3.34 49
2012-04-09 @CIN W 7.0 3 1 0 4 2 0 88 67
2011-09-27 @HOU ND 2.1 7 5 5 1 2 0 45 24
2011-09-22 NYM ND 6.0 3 1 1 4 4 0 84 62
2011-09-17 @PHI L 3.1 5 2 1 5 1 0 71 40
2011-09-11 ATL W 5.1 5 2 2 1 4 0 89 53
2011-09-05 MIL L 6.0 9 3 2 1 9 1 107 52
2011-08-31 @MIL W 5.0 8 3 2 0 1 1 66 42
Last 5 v.CHC 3-2 26.2 27 18 16 11 12 0 5.40 45
2011-08-21 @CHC W 7.0 7 2 2 2 3 0 100 56
2011-07-31 CHC L 6.0 3 4 4 3 3 0 77 50
2011-05-11 @CHC L 2.1 6 5 5 1 1 0 57 25
2010-09-26 @CHC W 5.1 5 5 3 4 2 0 94 40
2010-08-13 CHC W 6.0 6 2 2 1 3 0 103 54
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    1-1    Road:    5-2    ExtrInn: 0-0 
 vsRHP:   5-3    vsLHP:   1-0    1-Run:   0-1 
 vsEast:  1-0    vsCntrl: 5-3    vsWest:  0-0  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
  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
  5 Mon, Apr  9  @CIN  W   7-1        4-1   1st  0.5 up
  4 Sun, Apr  8  @MIL  W   9-3        3-1   1st  0.5 up
  3 Sat, Apr  7  @MIL  L   0-6        2-1   1st  0.5 up
  2 Fri, Apr  6  @MIL  W  11-5        2-0   1st  0.5 up
  1 Wed, Apr  4  @MIA  W   4-1        1-0   1st  0.5 up
 Last 10: 6-3    Last 20: 6-3    Last 30: 6-3 
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sat, Apr 14, 2012 STL  5  CHC  1        W:Lance Lynn (2-0), L: Chris Volstad (0-1), S: none
Fri, Apr 13, 2012 CHC  9 @STL  5        W:Jeff Samardzija (2-0), L: Adam Wainwright (0-2), S: none

Sun, Sep 25, 2011 STL  3  CHC  2        W:Octavio Dotel (5-3), L: Randy Wells (7-6), S: Jason Motte (9)
Sat, Sep 24, 2011 STL  2  CHC  1        W:Jason Motte (5-2), L: Carlos Marmol (2-6), S: none
Fri, Sep 23, 2011 CHC  5 @STL  1        W:Jeff Samardzija (8-4), L: Kyle McClellan (12-7), S: none
Sun, Aug 21, 2011 STL  6 @CHC  2        W:Jake Westbrook (10-7), L: Rodrigo Lopez (4-4), S: none
Sat, Aug 20, 2011 CHC  3  STL  0        W:Matt Garza (6-9), L: Edwin Jackson (9-9), S: Carlos Marmol (29)
Fri, Aug 19, 2011 CHC  5  STL  4 (10)   W:Sean Marshall (6-5), L: Octavio Dotel (2-3), S: none
Sun, Jul 31, 2011 CHC  6 @STL  3        W:Ryan Dempster (8-8), L: Jake Westbrook (9-5), S: Carlos Marmol (20)
Sat, Jul 30, 2011 STL 13  CHC  5        W:Kyle Lohse (9-7), L: Rodrigo Lopez (2-3), S: none
Season Series: 2012 - tied 1-1; 2011 - STL won 10-5; 2010 - CHC won 9-6; All-Time - CHC leads 1167-1105

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.

Cubs Batters (4.11 RS/G) vs. Cardinals Pitchers (3.44 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 35.Westbrook
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/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
3.Baker G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 7/.453 212/83 .269/.302/.383/.685 .812/.491 .808 13/.419 0/0 3/1
15.Barney G/S/vP 11/.364 3/.666 1/2.000 5/1.600 3/.000 1/.000 ··· 3/.000 7/1.285 571/466 .276/.313/.353/.666 .734/.650 .687 39/.669 9/2 2/12
24.Byrd G/S/vP 14/.368 4/.250 1/.000 7/.929 4/.000 1/no AB 3/.000 4/1.500 11/.637 482/370 .276/.324/.395/.719 .649/.740 .761 31/.233 3/2 9/3
13.Castro G/S/vP 14/.742 4/1.500 1/2.000 3/.666 5/1.000 ··· ··· 6/.500 8/1.196 715/550 .307/.341/.432/.773 .847/.751 .765 39/.867 22/9 10/29
51.Clevenger* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 5/3 .250/.400/.500/.900 3.000/.000 .900 9/1.667 0/0 0/0
9.DeJesus* G/S/vP 30/.800 4/.750 1/no AB 5/1.400 ··· 9/.500 1/.000 1/2.000 14/1.077 506/373 .240/.323/.376/.698 .459/.787 .701 36/.824 4/3 10/4
11.DeWitt* G/S/vP 7/.715 3/.000 ··· 4/.000 3/.000 1/no AB ··· 5/.800 15/.800 243/207 .265/.305/.413/.718 1.097/.654 .748 7/.000 1/0 5/7
5.Johnson G/S/vP 13/.616 3/.666 ··· 5/.400 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 3/1.334 266/157 .309/.348/.467/.816 .797/.829 .660 12/.614 2/1 5/3
6.LaHair* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 2/.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/2.500 69/55 .288/.377/.508/.885 .774/.914 .809 26/1.119 0/0 2/1
16.Mather G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 4/1.167 ··· ··· ··· 83/56 .213/.272/.307/.578 .708/.515 .646 7/.452 0/1 1/1
12.Soriano G/S/vP 26/.274 9/.000 1/.000 10/1.722 9/.708 6/.667 ··· 4/.000 35/.647 508/383 .244/.289/.469/.759 .812/.741 .764 35/.655 2/1 26/7
18.Soto G/S/vP 3/.666 7/.286 1/.000 11/.573 4/.000 3/1.334 ··· 6/.000 24/.747 474/357 .228/.310/.411/.721 .971/.643 .756 27/.505 0/0 17/13
2.Stewart* G/S/vP ··· 2/.500 1/.000 4/.250 1/.000 4/.000 1/.000 ··· 9/1.301 136/111 .156/.243/.221/.464 .336/.492 .434 33/.800 3/2 0/6
IP 183.1 60.2 141.2 68.0 24.2 62.0 75.0 TOTAL .242/.310/.354/.664 .728/.649 .660 .664 8/2 5/7
ERA-K/9 4.66/5.1 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 3.40/7.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Clevenger (1-0-0)
 Soto (85-36-5)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 809/.290 260/.266 / 607/.260 268/.202 116/.286 256/.223 295/.186 / .220  Soriano
 Byrd
 DeJesus
 Johnson
 DeWitt
 Baker
 LaHair
 Mather
128/0/0/8
0/118/0/8
0/8/116/6
27/24/44/5
23/0/0/1
1/0/10/0
5/0/9/0
4/3/22/0
OPS .789 .711 .750 .558 .784 .623 .566 .633
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 384/.734 92/.715 / 247/.638 99/.738 46/.549 118/.478 129/.649 / .659
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 425/.838 168/.710 / 360/.827 169/.454 70/.937 138/.748 166/.502 / .623
Home 408/.765 130/.803 / 341/.752 132/.505 78/.808 142/.625 129/.438 /
Last 28d days 27/.390 21/.333 18/.653 23/.716 14/.500 8/.500 8/.536 18/1.167 40/.998
HR/SB/CS 16/13/4 4/2/2 // 21/6/3 2/6/1 1/1/1 3/2/2 7/2/0 // 8/1/1
Usage ·····X·· o···X·X· ·X·X···X ·X·X···· o···o·o· oo·····o o··o·o·· Xo·o·o·X ·X·····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.

Cardinals Batters (5.22 RS/G) vs. Cubs Pitchers (4.22 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 28.Maholm*
G/S/vB
54.Camp
G/S/vB
52.Castillo
G/S/vB
48.Dolis
G/S/vB
19.Lopez
G/S/vB
49.Marmol
G/S/vB
40.Russell*
G/S/vB
34.Wood
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
3.Beltran# G/S/vP 24/1.217 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 6/1.100 4/.000 4/.250 8/1.042 598/436 .300/.385/.525/.910 .923/.908 .980 37/.954 4/2 22/1
12.Berkman# G/S/vP 38/.524 ··· ··· ··· 17/.561 21/.781 ··· 40/.964 587/475 .301/.412/.547/.959 .804/.998 .878 23/1.190 2/6 31/6
13.Carpenter* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 1/.000 1/3.000 19/17 .067/.263/.133/.396 .500/.378 .422 20/.800 0/0 0/0
48.Cruz G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 72/44 .262/.333/.338/.672 .668/.674 .642 4/.000 0/1 0/0
33.Descalso* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 4/.000 5/.200 4/1.500 1/2.000 375/309 .264/.334/.353/.687 .518/.724 .663 31/.633 2/2 1/8
23.Freese G/S/vP 9/.958 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 8/.833 4/.500 1/5.000 ··· 363/279 .297/.350/.441/.791 .900/.759 .787 33/1.112 1/0 10/12
15.Furcal# G/S/vP 20/1.187 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 29/1.035 8/.250 2/.000 11/.273 369/282 .231/.298/.348/.646 .634/.650 .685 39/.803 9/5 8/14
27.Greene G/S/vP 6/.833 ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/.333 4/.833 ··· 121/72 .212/.322/.288/.611 .632/.596 .478 17/.607 11/0 1/5
7.Holliday G/S/vP 27/.597 4/.500 ··· 1/.000 19/1.199 11/.473 4/.833 4/.250 516/406 .296/.388/.525/.912 .883/.918 .898 42/.613 2/1 22/3
19.Jay* G/S/vP 9/.597 1/5.000 ··· 1/3.000 9/1.444 5/.000 7/.762 2/.500 503/399 .297/.344/.424/.768 .727/.779 .743 34/.976 6/7 10/3
44.Komatsu* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· / /// / 9/.730 / /
4.Molina G/S/vP 33/.739 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 18/.889 13/1.342 2/.000 6/.750 518/399 .305/.349/.465/.814 .842/.806 .820 34/1.028 4/5 14/6
43.Robinson G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 8/3 .000/.125/.000/.125 .200/.000 .167 9/1.444 0/0 0/0
IP 162.1 66.1 1.1 97.2 74.0 67.2 51.0 TOTAL .293/.350/.489/.840 .748/.861 .677 .840 5/2 13/3
ERA-K/9 3.66/5.4 4.21/4.3 /0.0 0.00/6.9 4.42/5.0 4.01/12.0 4.12/5.7 3.35/10.1 3.94/8.2

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

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 687/.262 292/.303 / 4/.000 430/.299 327/.205 292/.286 224/.236 .219  Beltran
 Jay
 Berkman
 Holliday
 Greene
 Robinson
 Cruz
0/0/134/10
19/75/56/5
16/0/110/4
115/0/0/4
2/0/8/0
1/5/3/0
0/0/2/0
OPS .711 .821 .250 .867 .643 .812 .715 .646
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 128/.697 138/.913 / 3/.333 188/.791 145/.561 119/.685 78/.649 .789
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 559/.714 154/.738 / 1/.000 242/.927 182/.710 173/.902 146/.750 .540
Road 295/.763 128/.763 / 4/.250 220/.923 151/.626 158/.768 99/.707
Last 28d days 23/1.157 24/.942 8/.629 20/.426 7/.286 18/.873 9/.472 13/1.062
HR/SB/CS 11/7/3 3/8/2 // 0/0/0 18/6/7 5/12/1 12/5/3 5/3/1 8/7/2
Usage ····X··· X·o··X·X ····Xo·· ·X··X··o ····X··· ·o·X··oX ·o·o·X·· ·o·o···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.