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Game Preview: PIT @ STL, 8:15pm, Tuesday, May 1, 2012 @Busch Stadium III

Pirates, 10-12, 10-12 4th, 4 GB, 3½ GB in WC

SP: Charlie Morton (28, RHP, 1-1, 2.65)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. STL Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (1-1) 17.0 17 6 5 4 10 1 2.65
2011 (10-10) 171.2 186 82 73 77 110 6 3.83
2010 (2-12) 79.2 112 79 67 26 59 15 7.57
Last 7 GS 2-3 39.1 41 18 16 18 26 1 3.66 50
2012-04-25 COL W 7.0 6 1 1 1 2 1 101 62
2012-04-20 STL L 5.0 4 2 1 3 6 0 93 56
2012-04-14 @SFG ND 5.0 7 3 3 0 2 0 71 43
2011-09-26 @MIL ND 5.0 8 5 5 3 3 0 94 31
2011-09-20 @ARI W 6.0 3 0 0 3 5 0 106 68
2011-09-14 STL L 7.0 6 3 3 3 6 0 94 56
2011-09-04 @CHC L 4.1 7 4 3 5 2 0 85 32
Last 5 v.STL 1-3 27.2 28 14 13 18 18 1 4.23 47
2012-04-20 STL L 5.0 4 2 1 3 6 0 93 56
2011-09-14 STL L 7.0 6 3 3 3 6 0 94 56
2011-08-25 @STL L 4.1 9 5 5 2 1 0 84 24
2011-07-24 STL ND 5.1 6 3 3 5 3 1 94 42
2011-04-04 @STL W 6.0 3 1 1 5 2 0 97 59
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    5-4    Road:    5-8    ExtrInn: 1-0 
 vsRHP:   7-8    vsLHP:   3-4    1-Run:   5-6 
 vsEast:  4-3    vsCntrl: 1-2    vsWest:  5-7  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 22 Mon, Apr 30  @ATL  W   9-3       10-12  4th  4.0 gb
 21 Sun, Apr 29  @ATL  L   3-4        9-12  4th  4.5 gb
 20 Sat, Apr 28  @ATL  W   4-2        9-11  3rd  4.5 gb
 19 Fri, Apr 27  @ATL  L   1-6        8-11  4th  4.5 gb
 18 Wed, Apr 25   COL  W   5-1        8-10  4th  3.5 gb
 17 Wed, Apr 25   COL  L   1-2        7-10  4th  3.5 gb
 16 Tue, Apr 24   COL  W   5-4        7-9   4th  3.0 gb
 15 Sun, Apr 22   STL  L   1-5        6-9   4th  4.5 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
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20: 9-11   Last 30:10-12
Cardinals, 14-8, 14-8 1st, 3 up

SP: Adam Wainwright (30, RHP, 0-3, 7.32)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. PIT Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (0-3) 19.2 24 16 16 5 21 5 7.32
2010 (20-11) 230.1 186 68 62 56 213 15 2.42
2009 (19-8) 233.0 216 75 68 66 212 17 2.63
Last 7 GS 2-4 41.2 47 23 23 10 43 6 4.97 50
2012-04-24 @CHC ND 6.0 6 1 1 1 7 0 93 62
2012-04-19 CIN L 5.0 7 4 4 1 5 2 88 41
2012-04-13 CHC L 3.0 7 8 8 2 3 2 58 14
2012-04-07 @MIL L 5.2 4 3 3 1 6 1 88 54
2010-09-24 @CHC W 6.0 6 1 1 1 7 1 84 62
2010-09-19 SDP W 8.0 5 1 1 3 7 0 114 72
2010-09-14 CHC L 8.0 12 5 5 1 8 0 110 45
Last 5 v.PIT 4-1 31.2 34 14 14 8 29 0 3.98 53
2010-08-24 @PIT L 7.0 7 4 4 4 6 0 117 49
2010-08-01 PIT W 7.0 6 1 1 0 5 0 109 66
2010-05-09 @PIT W 6.0 5 2 2 2 7 0 100 59
2009-09-04 @PIT W 5.0 9 6 6 2 5 0 98 28
2009-08-08 @PIT W 6.2 7 1 1 0 6 0 112 62
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    6-3    Road:    8-5    ExtrInn: 1-1 
 vsRHP:  11-8    vsLHP:   3-0    1-Run:   1-4 
 vsEast:  1-0    vsCntrl:13-8    vsWest:  0-0  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 22 Sun, Apr 29   MIL  L   2-3       14-8   1st  3.0 up
 21 Sat, Apr 28   MIL  W   7-3       14-7   1st  4.0 up
 20 Fri, Apr 27   MIL  W  13-1       13-7   1st  4.0 up
 19 Wed, Apr 25  @CHC  W   5-1       12-7   1st  2.5 up
 18 Tue, Apr 24  @CHC  L   2-3 (10)  11-7   1st  2.0 up
 17 Mon, Apr 23  @CHC  L   2-3       11-6   1st  3.0 up
 16 Sun, Apr 22  @PIT  W   5-1       11-5   1st  4.0 up
 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
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:14-8 
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sun, Apr 22, 2012 STL  5 @PIT  1        W:Kyle Lohse (3-0), L: Erik Bedard (0-4), S: none
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
Season Series: 2012 - STL over 2-1; 2011 - STL won 9-7; 2010 - STL won 9-6; All-Time - PIT leads 1204-1145

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
Pirates Batters (2.64 RS/G) vs. Cardinals Pitchers (2.73 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 50.Wainwright
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
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
24.Alvarez* G/S/vP 6/.533 2/.000 ··· 4/.000 2/1.000 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 62/52 .203/.242/.525/.767 1.100/.700 .665 62/.767 0/0 5/3
26.Barajas G/S/vP 7/.572 3/1.666 ··· 4/.833 3/.666 2/.000 1/3.000 ··· 54/37 .143/.222/.184/.406 .508/.361 .385 54/.406 0/0 0/0
12.Barmes G/S/vP 12/.788 7/.429 ··· 8/.750 6/.334 1/no AB 3/.666 2/.000 72/55 .149/.186/.284/.469 .426/.483 .312 72/.469 0/1 2/4
5.Harrison G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 2/1.000 ··· 4/.500 ··· 25/9 .136/.174/.273/.447 .429/.472 .300 25/.447 0/0 0/0
46.Jones* G/S/vP 16/.626 7/.762 ··· 3/.000 ··· 3/1.666 2/1.000 1/2.000 51/48 .265/.275/.510/.785 .000/.835 .835 51/.785 1/0 3/0
22.McCutchen G/S/vP 16/.971 11/.282 ··· 8/.700 7/1.029 2/1.500 1/.000 3/.667 94/68 .302/.351/.372/.723 .708/.728 .773 94/.723 5/2 0/1
14.McGehee G/S/vP 16/.192 7/.858 ··· 11/.964 8/.393 ··· ··· 5/.900 58/36 .269/.345/.365/.710 .883/.609 .658 58/.710 0/0 0/1
55.McKenry G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 2/1.000 25/20 .300/.440/.500/.940 1.933/.753 1.133 25/.940 0/0 1/0
2.McLouth* G/S/vP 16/.962 10/.472 ··· 4/.250 4/.250 6/.900 1/.000 1/no AB 25/22 .182/.280/.273/.553 .333/.573 .445 25/.553 0/0 0/0
36.Navarro G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 22/9 .176/.318/.353/.671 .985/.222 .756 22/.671 0/0 1/0
7.Presley* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 3/.000 2/.000 ··· 2/.000 3/.000 85/63 .288/.313/.375/.688 .727/.674 .618 85/.688 3/3 1/0
31.Tabata G/S/vP 7/1.404 6/1.267 ··· 6/.500 5/.400 1/.000 ··· 6/1.000 74/48 .232/.274/.275/.549 .507/.569 .453 74/.549 3/3 0/1
18.Walker# G/S/vP 7/.762 6/.500 ··· 6/.000 4/.500 1/no AB 4/.000 3/1.666 80/58 .278/.342/.306/.647 .797/.593 .808 80/.647 1/0 0/2
IP 19.2 10.1 9.2 11.0 7.2 4.0 6.0 8.0 TOTAL .228/.282/.337/.618 .663/.601 .598 .618 13/10 13/15
ERA-K/9 7.32/9.6 0.87/8.7 2.79/7.4 3.27/5.7 3.52/10.5 0.00/6.8 3.00/9.0 4.50/12.4 2.61/7.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Barajas (9-2-2)
 McKenry (4-1-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 87/.304 35/.121 36/.152 44/.175 30/.185 16/.200 24/.174 38/.333 .225  Jones
 Tabata
 Navarro
 McCutchen
 Presley
 McLouth
0/0/3/1
0/0/18/0
2/0/0/0
0/22/0/0
20/0/0/0
1/0/3/0
OPS .923 .299 .556 .550 .563 .450 .556 .896 .613
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 29/1.050 10/.200 12/.083 14/.451 9/.347 9/.583 12/.667 10/.733 .601
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 58/.865 25/.341 24/.792 30/.596 17/.694 7/.286 11/.473 26/.906 .622
Home 41/1.151 10/.222 23/.594 23/.547 10/.400 13/.237 8/.250 17/.647
Last 28d days 87/.923 35/.299 36/.556 44/.550 30/.563 16/.450 24/.556 38/.896
HR/SB/CS 5/1/0 0/2/0 2/0/0 1/1/0 1/0/1 0/0/0 1/0/0 1/2/1 16/8/6
Usage ······X· ··o····o ··o···o· ·o···o·· ··o····X ···o···· ·o····X· ···o··X·
Cardinals Batters (5.14 RS/G) vs. Pirates Pitchers (3.00 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 50.Morton
G/S/vB
37.Cruz
G/S/vB
39.Grilli
G/S/vB
52.Hanrahan
G/S/vB
32.Lincoln
G/S/vB
30.Resop
G/S/vB
44.Watson*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
3.Beltran# G/S/vP 10/.929 1/.000 2/.000 11/.384 ··· 5/.400 ··· 93/74 .256/.376/.462/.838 .762/.857 .962 93/.838 5/1 5/0
13.Carpenter* G/S/vP 3/.667 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 69/55 .267/.333/.467/.800 .297/.935 1.108 69/.800 0/0 1/0
48.Cruz G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 10/6 .100/.100/.200/.300 .000/.500 .500 10/.300 0/0 0/0
33.Descalso* G/S/vP 14/.286 ··· 1/.000 6/.666 3/1.667 2/.000 1/2.000 58/46 .200/.298/.320/.618 .708/.584 .619 58/.618 0/0 1/2
23.Freese G/S/vP 9/.444 ··· ··· 1/no AB 3/.000 4/1.000 1/2.000 80/67 .333/.375/.560/.935 .500/.970 .773 80/.935 0/0 5/0
15.Furcal# G/S/vP 8/1.000 12/.473 11/1.056 5/.250 7/1.000 3/2.000 ··· 100/78 .315/.384/.427/.811 1.231/.682 .660 100/.811 3/0 0/3
27.Greene G/S/vP ··· 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 40/24 .200/.300/.314/.614 .607/.619 .569 40/.614 1/1 1/1
7.Holliday G/S/vP 15/.800 10/1.400 4/.000 11/1.455 7/.286 3/1.667 2/2.500 101/82 .215/.277/.376/.654 .792/.671 .584 101/.654 0/1 4/0
19.Jay* G/S/vP 10/.730 ··· 4/1.000 6/.833 7/.858 2/.000 3/1.000 60/50 .400/.441/.545/.986 .533/1.078 1.094 60/.986 3/1 2/0
44.Komatsu* G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 21/20 .211/.286/.211/.496 2.000/.417 .500 21/.496 0/0 0/0
4.Molina G/S/vP 15/1.000 7/.453 2/.000 11/.697 5/.400 5/1.000 1/.000 85/72 .316/.369/.592/.961 1.444/.883 1.148 85/.961 2/0 4/1
43.Robinson G/S/vP ··· 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 34/21 .419/.471/.581/1.051 1.282/.907 .625 34/1.051 1/0 1/1
55.Schumaker* G/S/vP 25/.958 4/.833 3/.000 11/.364 5/.800 3/.000 2/1.000 21/20 .368/.429/.526/.955 .000/1.006 1.200 21/.955 0/1 0/0
IP 17.0 8.1 8.0 7.0 7.0 9.2 8.0 TOTAL .280/.350/.442/.792 .782/.792 .835 .792 16/5 24/11
ERA-K/9 2.65/5.3 0.00/8.7 3.38/16.9 2.57/12.9 1.29/10.3 2.79/6.5 5.63/3.4 2.78/7.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Cruz (0-0-0)
 Molina (8-6-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 72/.254 36/.281 30/.138 29/.087 26/.136 47/.286 29/.154 .229  Beltran
 Robinson
 Jay
 Carpenter
 Schumaker
 Komatsu
 Holliday
0/0/21/1
1/7/1/0
0/14/0/0
1/0/1/0
0/2/0/0
1/3/4/0
22/0/0/0
OPS .694 .624 .615 .493 .633 .729 .553 .632
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 48/.633 18/.620 18/.578 19/.505 13/.408 19/.898 17/.769 .623
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 24/.812 18/.627 12/.667 10/.400 13/.814 28/.613 12/.258 .642
Road 22/.818 20/.522 22/.706 13/.762 20/.850 36/.767 21/.501
Last 28d days 72/.694 36/.624 30/.615 29/.493 26/.633 47/.729 29/.553
HR/SB/CS 1/1/0 0/0/0 2/0/0 1/3/0 1/0/1 1/1/0 1/0/0 13/13/3
Usage ·····X·· ··o···o· ··o···X· ··o···X· ·X···X·· X·X··o·· ·o·X·oo·

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.