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Game Preview: PIT @ STL, 8:15pm, Wednesday, May 2, 2012 @Busch Stadium III

Pirates, 10-13, 10-13 4th, 5 GB, 3½ GB in WC

SP: A.J. Burnett (35, RHP, 1-1, 1.38)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. STL Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (1-1) 13.0 9 2 2 5 15 0 1.38
2011 (11-11) 190.1 190 115 109 83 173 31 5.15
2010 (10-15) 186.2 204 118 109 78 145 25 5.26
Last 7 GS 3-1 42.0 39 16 16 16 51 6 3.43 56
2012-04-27 @ATL L 6.0 6 2 2 3 8 0 94 57
2012-04-21 STL W 7.0 3 0 0 2 7 0 76 76
2011-09-25 BOS W 7.2 5 2 2 2 6 2 105 65
2011-09-19 MIN ND 4.0 9 4 4 1 8 2 85 35
2011-09-13 @SEA W 6.0 4 2 2 2 11 0 103 65
2011-09-07 BAL ND 6.0 7 4 4 4 7 1 108 45
2011-09-01 @BOS ND 5.1 5 2 2 2 4 1 96 52
Last 5 v.STL 3-2 32.1 26 16 15 19 27 3 4.18 53
2012-04-21 STL W 7.0 3 0 0 2 7 0 76 76
2005-08-29 STL L 5.0 6 6 5 6 5 1 95 32
2005-08-04 @STL W 7.2 8 3 3 2 2 0 113 51
2004-08-12 STL W 7.0 5 2 2 3 7 1 103 63
2003-04-25 STL L 5.2 4 5 5 6 6 1 112 41
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    5-4    Road:    5-9    ExtrInn: 1-0 
 vsRHP:   7-9    vsLHP:   3-4    1-Run:   5-6 
 vsEast:  4-3    vsCntrl: 1-3    vsWest:  5-7  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 23 Tue, May  1  @STL  L   7-10      10-13  4th  5.0 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
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20: 8-12   Last 30:10-13
Cardinals, 15-8, 15-8 1st, 3½ up

SP: Lance Lynn (25, RHP, 4-0, 1.33)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. PIT Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (4-0) 27.0 16 4 4 6 24 3 1.33
2011 (1-1) 34.2 25 12 12 11 40 3 3.12
Last 7 GS 5-1 37.1 26 10 10 9 32 4 2.41 61
2012-04-25 @CHC W 8.0 6 1 1 2 7 1 110 71
2012-04-20 @PIT W 7.0 4 1 1 1 4 1 88 68
2012-04-14 CHC W 5.1 4 1 1 2 5 0 88 59
2012-04-08 @MIL W 6.2 2 1 1 1 8 1 100 73
2011-06-09 @HOU W 5.0 6 1 1 3 3 0 94 51
2011-06-02 SFG L 5.1 4 5 5 0 5 1 64 45
Last 5 v.PIT 1-0 7.0 4 1 1 1 4 1 1.29 68
2012-04-20 @PIT W 7.0 4 1 1 1 4 1 88 68
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    7-3    Road:    8-5    ExtrInn: 1-1 
 vsRHP:  12-8    vsLHP:   3-0    1-Run:   1-4 
 vsEast:  1-0    vsCntrl:14-8    vsWest:  0-0  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 23 Tue, May  1   PIT  W  10-7       15-8   1st  3.5 up
 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
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:13-7    Last 30:15-8 
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Tue, May 01, 2012 STL 10  PIT  7        W:Adam Wainwright (1-3), L: Charlie Morton (1-2), S: Jason Motte (4)
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
Season Series: 2012 - STL over 3-1; 2011 - STL won 9-7; 2010 - STL won 9-6; All-Time - PIT leads 1204-1146

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 (2.83 RS/G) vs. Cardinals Pitchers (2.91 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 31.Lynn
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
24.Alvarez* G/S/vP 2/.000 2/.000 ··· 4/.000 2/1.000 2/1.000 1/.000 1/.000 9/.958 66/55 .222/.258/.571/.829 1.182/.756 .775 66/.829 0/0 6/4
26.Barajas G/S/vP 2/.000 3/1.666 ··· 4/.833 4/.500 2/.000 1/3.000 ··· 10/.700 58/41 .151/.224/.208/.432 .508/.400 .431 58/.432 0/0 0/1
12.Barmes G/S/vP 5/.400 7/.429 ··· 8/.750 6/.334 1/no AB 3/.666 2/.000 15/.718 75/58 .145/.192/.275/.467 .426/.479 .318 75/.467 0/1 2/5
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 4/.500 7/.762 ··· 3/.000 ··· 3/1.666 2/1.000 2/2.000 19/.526 55/52 .264/.273/.491/.763 .000/.808 .798 55/.763 1/0 3/1
22.McCutchen G/S/vP 4/.000 11/.282 ··· 8/.700 7/1.029 2/1.500 1/.000 4/.750 19/1.032 98/72 .303/.357/.393/.750 .708/.766 .815 98/.750 5/2 0/1
14.McGehee G/S/vP 2/1.000 7/.858 ··· 11/.964 8/.393 ··· ··· 5/.900 16/.192 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 ··· 10/.472 1/.000 4/.250 4/.250 6/.900 1/.000 1/no AB 16/.962 26/23 .174/.269/.261/.530 .333/.547 .414 26/.530 0/0 0/0
36.Navarro G/S/vP 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 24/11 .211/.333/.368/.702 .985/.384 .795 24/.702 0/0 1/0
7.Presley* G/S/vP 3/1.666 1/.000 ··· 3/.000 3/.000 ··· 2/.000 4/.000 3/.000 90/68 .271/.295/.353/.648 .727/.621 .560 90/.648 3/3 1/0
31.Tabata G/S/vP 3/1.334 6/1.267 ··· 6/.500 6/.334 1/.000 ··· 7/1.047 10/1.500 79/53 .233/.282/.315/.597 .507/.636 .550 79/.597 3/3 1/1
18.Walker# G/S/vP 4/.500 6/.500 ··· 6/.000 4/.500 1/no AB 4/.000 4/1.750 10/.875 84/62 .293/.361/.320/.681 .797/.642 .851 84/.681 1/0 0/2
IP 27.0 10.1 10.0 11.0 8.2 4.0 6.0 8.2 26.2 TOTAL .230/.285/.346/.631 .670/.616 .619 .631 13/10 15/19
ERA-K/9 1.33/8.0 0.87/8.7 2.70/7.2 3.27/5.7 3.12/11.4 0.00/6.8 3.00/9.0 7.27/12.4 6.75/9.1 2.80/7.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Barajas (13-2-2)
 McKenry (4-1-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 97/.176 35/.121 37/.147 44/.175 34/.194 17/.250 24/.174 44/.350 113/.284 .227  Jones
 Tabata
 Navarro
 McCutchen
 Presley
 McLouth
0/0/3/1
0/0/19/0
2/0/0/0
0/23/0/0
21/0/0/0
1/0/3/0
OPS .524 .299 .540 .550 .555 .544 .556 .934 .916 .626
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 45/.569 10/.200 13/.077 14/.451 10/.311 10/.733 12/.667 13/.878 41/.944 .616
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 52/.486 25/.341 24/.792 30/.596 20/.689 7/.286 11/.473 29/.918 72/.900 .634
Home 22/.473 10/.222 24/.568 23/.547 14/.429 14/.368 8/.250 23/.772 67/1.052
Last 28d days 97/.524 35/.299 37/.540 44/.550 30/.563 17/.544 23/.581 42/.905 113/.916
HR/SB/CS 3/0/1 0/2/0 2/0/0 1/1/0 1/0/1 0/0/0 1/0/0 1/2/1 7/1/0 18/8/6
Usage ······X· ···o···· o··o···o ··o···o· o··o···· o···o··· ··o····X X···o··X X······X
Cardinals Batters (5.35 RS/G) vs. Pirates Pitchers (3.30 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 34.Burnett
G/S/vB
37.Cruz
G/S/vB
39.Grilli
G/S/vB
52.Hanrahan
G/S/vB
48.Hughes
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 26/.558 1/.000 2/.000 11/.384 2/1.000 1/.000 5/.400 ··· 98/79 .247/.378/.444/.822 .762/.836 .909 93/.824 5/1 5/0
13.Carpenter* G/S/vP 3/1.334 ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 70/55 .262/.329/.459/.788 .276/.935 1.073 70/.788 0/0 1/0
21.Craig G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 1/2.000 2/3.500 1/.000 2/.000 4/4 .500/.500/.500/1.000 /1.000 1.000 4/1.000 1/0 0/0
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 3/.666 ··· 1/.000 6/.666 2/5.000 3/1.667 2/.000 1/2.000 58/46 .200/.298/.320/.618 .708/.584 .619 54/.602 0/0 1/2
23.Freese G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· ··· 1/no AB 2/.000 4/.000 4/1.000 1/2.000 85/72 .325/.365/.575/.940 .500/.973 .813 80/.923 0/0 6/0
15.Furcal# G/S/vP 40/.734 12/.473 11/1.056 5/.250 4/.750 7/1.000 3/2.000 1/5.000 105/82 .319/.385/.468/.853 1.478/.686 .764 100/.823 3/0 1/3
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 6/.167 10/1.400 4/.000 11/1.455 3/2.334 7/.286 3/1.667 3/1.666 106/86 .235/.292/.418/.711 .733/.747 .723 101/.748 1/1 5/0
19.Jay* G/S/vP ··· ··· 4/1.000 6/.833 2/.000 7/.858 2/.000 4/1.250 65/54 .407/.444/.542/.987 .762/1.053 1.083 61/1.021 3/1 2/0
4.Molina G/S/vP 9/.347 7/.453 2/.000 11/.697 3/.666 6/.334 5/1.000 1/.000 90/77 .321/.371/.593/.963 1.444/.891 1.128 86/.949 4/0 4/1
43.Robinson G/S/vP 2/.000 1/2.000 ··· 1/.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 ··· 4/.833 3/.000 11/.364 2/.000 5/.800 3/.000 2/1.000 25/24 .304/.360/.435/.795 .000/.830 .875 25/.795 0/1 0/0
IP 13.0 8.1 8.0 7.0 11.2 8.0 9.2 8.2 TOTAL .282/.351/.451/.801 .813/.797 .852 .800 20/5 27/11
ERA-K/9 1.38/10.4 0.00/8.7 3.38/16.9 2.57/12.9 2.31/3.8 1.13/10.1 2.79/6.5 6.23/4.1 2.98/7.1

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

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 52/.196 36/.281 30/.138 29/.087 53/.271 29/.120 47/.286 33/.200 .234  Beltran
 Schumaker
 Jay
 Carpenter
 Robinson
 Holliday
0/0/22/1
0/2/0/0
0/15/0/0
1/0/1/0
1/7/1/0
23/0/0/0
OPS .470 .624 .615 .493 .806 .561 .729 .709 .650
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 28/.591 18/.620 18/.578 19/.505 30/.740 14/.377 19/.898 19/.793 .619
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 24/.317 18/.627 12/.667 10/.400 23/.891 15/.700 28/.613 14/.599 .682
Road 27/.607 20/.522 22/.706 13/.762 30/.729 23/.725 36/.767 25/.715
Last 28d days 52/.470 36/.624 30/.615 29/.493 53/.806 29/.561 47/.729 33/.709
HR/SB/CS 0/1/0 0/0/0 2/0/0 1/3/0 2/4/0 1/0/1 1/1/0 2/2/0 16/17/3
Usage ····X··· ···o···o ···o···X ···o···X X·····o· o·X···X· ·X·X··o· X·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.