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Game Preview: TEX @ TOR, 7:07pm, Monday, April 30, 2012 @Rogers Centre

Rangers, 16-6, 16-6 1st, 5½ up

SP: Yu Darvish (25, RHP, 3-0, 2.42)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. TOR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (3-0) 26.0 26 8 7 15 24 0 2.42
Last 7 GS 3-0 26.0 26 8 7 15 24 0 2.42 55
2012-04-24 NYY W 8.1 7 0 0 2 10 0 119 77
2012-04-19 @DET W 6.1 2 1 1 5 5 0 121 65
2012-04-14 @MIN ND 5.2 9 2 1 4 4 0 102 45
2012-04-09 SEA W 5.2 8 5 5 4 5 0 110 34
Has never faced TOR as starter.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    8-5    Road:    8-1    ExtrInn: 1-0 
 vsRHP:  11-4    vsLHP:   5-2    1-Run:   4-3 
 vsEast:  5-3    vsCntrl: 8-2    vsWest:  3-1  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 22 Sun, Apr 29   TBR  L   2-5       16-6   1st  5.5 up
 21 Sat, Apr 28   TBR  W   7-2       16-5   1st  5.5 up
 20 Fri, Apr 27   TBR  L   4-8       15-5   1st  4.5 up
 19 Wed, Apr 25   NYY  W   7-3       15-4   1st  5.5 up
 18 Tue, Apr 24   NYY  W   2-0       14-4   1st  5.5 up
 17 Mon, Apr 23   NYY  L   4-7       13-4   1st  5.5 up
 16 Sun, Apr 22  @DET  W   3-2 (11)  13-3   1st  5.5 up
 15 Sat, Apr 21  @DET  L   2-3       12-3   1st  5.5 up
 14 Sat, Apr 21  @DET  W  10-4       12-2   1st  5.5 up
 13 Thu, Apr 19  @DET  W  10-3       11-2   1st  4.5 up
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:15-5    Last 30:16-6 
Blue Jays, 12-10, 12-10 4th, 2 GB, 1 up in WC

SP: Kyle Drabek (24, RHP, 2-1, 2.25)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. TEX Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (2-1) 24.0 18 7 6 13 18 4 2.25
2011 (4-5) 78.2 87 54 53 55 51 10 6.06
2010 (0-3) 17.0 18 9 9 5 12 2 4.76
Last 7 GS 3-3 34.0 37 24 23 23 24 7 6.09 43
2012-04-25 @BAL L 6.0 5 2 2 3 3 2 103 54
2012-04-20 @KCR ND 5.1 4 2 2 6 5 1 100 51
2012-04-15 BAL W 7.1 6 2 1 1 6 1 103 65
2012-04-10 BOS W 5.1 3 1 1 3 4 0 91 59
2011-06-12 BOS L 4.0 7 8 8 4 5 3 91 17
2011-06-07 @KCR W 5.1 9 5 5 3 0 0 99 27
2011-06-01 CLE L 0.2 3 4 4 3 1 0 38 28
Last 5 v.TEX 1-0 6.0 5 3 3 2 2 1 4.50 50
2011-04-25 @TEX W 6.0 5 3 3 2 2 1 101 50
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    6-6    Road:    6-4    ExtrInn: 2-1 
 vsRHP:   7-7    vsLHP:   5-3    1-Run:   1-2 
 vsEast:  4-8    vsCntrl: 6-1    vsWest:  2-1  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 22 Sun, Apr 29   SEA  W   7-2       12-10  4th  2.0 gb
 21 Sat, Apr 28   SEA  W   7-0       11-10  4th  2.0 gb
 20 Fri, Apr 27   SEA  L   5-9 (10)  10-10  4th  3.0 gb
 19 Thu, Apr 26  @BAL  L   2-5       10-9   4th  2.0 gb
 18 Wed, Apr 25  @BAL  L   0-3       10-8   3rd  1.0 gb
 17 Tue, Apr 24  @BAL  L   1-2       10-7   1st    Tied
 16 Mon, Apr 23  @KCR  W   4-1       10-6   1st    Tied
 15 Sun, Apr 22  @KCR  W   5-3        9-6   1st    Tied
 14 Sat, Apr 21  @KCR  W   9-5        8-6   2nd  0.5 gb
 13 Fri, Apr 20  @KCR  W   4-3        7-6   3rd  0.5 gb
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:12-10
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sun, Jul 31, 2011 TOR  7  TEX  3        W:Brandon Morrow (8-5), L: C.J. Wilson (10-5), S: none
Sat, Jul 30, 2011 TEX  3 @TOR  0        W:Derek Holland (10-4), L: Brad Mills (0-1), S: none
Fri, Jul 29, 2011 TOR  3  TEX  2        W:Brett Cecil (4-4), L: Alexi Ogando (10-5), S: Jon Rauch (9)
Sun, Jul 24, 2011 TOR  3 @TEX  0        W:Brett Cecil (3-4), L: Alexi Ogando (10-4), S: none
Sat, Jul 23, 2011 TEX  5  TOR  4        W:Darren Oliver (3-5), L: Marc Rzepczynski (2-3), S: none
Fri, Jul 22, 2011 TEX 12  TOR  2        W:Colby Lewis (10-7), L: Jo-Jo Reyes (5-8), S: none
Thu, Apr 28, 2011 TOR  5 @TEX  2        W:Frank Francisco (1-0), L: Darren Oliver (1-2), S: none
Wed, Apr 27, 2011 TEX  7  TOR  6        W:Cody Eppley (1-0), L: Octavio Dotel (1-1), S: Darren Oliver (2)
Tue, Apr 26, 2011 TOR 10 @TEX  3        W:Jesse Litsch (2-1), L: Matt Harrison (3-2), S: none
Mon, Apr 25, 2011 TOR  6 @TEX  4        W:Kyle Drabek (2-0), L: Colby Lewis (1-3), S: Jon Rauch (4)
Season Series: 2012 -  0-0; 2011 - TOR won 6-4; 2010 - TOR won 7-3; All-Time - TEX leads 189-187

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.

Rangers Batters (5.45 RS/G) vs. Blue Jays Pitchers (4.18 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 4.Drabek
G/S/vB
48.Cordero
G/S/vB
46.Crawford*
G/S/vB
54.Frasor
G/S/vB
36.Hutchison
G/S/vB
44.Janssen
G/S/vB
38.Oliver*
G/S/vB
47.Perez*
G/S/vB
33.Villanueva
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
1.Andrus G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· ··· 6/.334 ··· 6/.750 3/1.334 ··· 4/.000 665/503 .279/.347/.361/.708 .714/.706 .741 98/.694 37/12 5/25
29.Beltre G/S/vP 3/.000 3/.666 ··· 12/.083 ··· 13/.693 31/.194 ··· 1/.000 525/397 .296/.331/.561/.892 1.075/.836 .737 82/.855 1/1 32/11
17.Cruz G/S/vP 3/.333 ··· ··· 8/.900 ··· 7/.762 5/.400 ··· 4/.750 513/402 .263/.312/.509/.821 1.096/.747 .688 93/.688 9/5 29/6
23.Gentry G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 153/74 .271/.347/.346/.693 .735/.648 .506 28/.655 18/0 1/2
14.Gonzalez G/S/vP ··· 3/.666 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 4/.000 267/189 .215/.256/.283/.539 .655/.493 .543 13/.846 1/2 1/4
32.Hamilton* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 5/.400 ··· 1/.000 7/.619 ··· 3/2.667 538/383 .298/.346/.536/.882 .825/.904 .852 96/1.182 8/1 25/5
5.Kinsler G/S/vP 3/1.667 1/.000 ··· 11/.182 ··· 16/.908 4/.500 ··· 7/.619 723/534 .255/.355/.477/.832 .880/.815 .730 105/.973 30/4 32/11
18.Moreland* G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 4/1.000 512/390 .259/.320/.414/.733 .577/.783 .726 54/.645 2/2 16/5
7.Murphy* G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· ··· 6/.666 ··· 4/1.500 5/1.600 ··· 5/.400 440/322 .275/.328/.401/.729 .507/.809 .679 64/.798 11/6 11/4
25.Napoli G/S/vP ··· 2/no AB ··· 6/.333 ··· 6/1.333 ··· ··· 1/.000 432/297 .320/.414/.631/1.046 1.049/1.044 1.078 76/.961 4/2 30/3
21.Snyder G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 17/6 .231/.412/.308/.719 .764/.500 13/.801 0/0 0/1
8.Torrealba G/S/vP 2/2.500 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 7/1.738 ··· 12/.667 419/294 .273/.306/.399/.705 .612/.744 .587 50/.558 0/2 7/9
10.Young G/S/vP 3/1.000 2/1.000 ··· 15/.800 ··· 16/.313 4/1.000 ··· 6/.666 689/520 .338/.380/.474/.854 .902/.838 .776 89/.795 6/2 11/8
IP 78.2 69.2 60.0 55.2 51.0 65.0 107.0 TOTAL .291/.351/.479/.830 .821/.836 .920 .830 17/7 34/8
ERA-K/9 6.06/5.8 2.45/5.4 /0.0 3.60/8.6 /0.0 2.26/8.6 2.29/7.8 5.12/7.5 4.04/5.7 3.78/6.3

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Napoli (21-12-1)
 Torrealba (56-27-7)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 365/.289 274/.198 / 261/.257 / 223/.228 215/.236 294/.287 454/.251 .232  Cruz
 Murphy
 Hamilton
 Moreland
 Gentry
18/0/109/6
78/13/32/5
85/35/0/5
0/0/34/0
2/55/7/0
OPS .857 .591 .770 .594 .591 .823 .696 .739
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 212/.924 126/.736 / 126/.841 / 119/.539 94/.587 116/.697 241/.713 .754
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 153/.766 148/.465 / 135/.706 / 104/.659 121/.594 178/.907 213/.677 .718
Home 184/.898 127/.499 / 153/.826 / 148/.718 130/.542 134/.928 207/.742
Last 28d days 97/.765 46/1.010 16/.583 37/.706 48/.991 38/.777 27/.605 52/.571 37/.627
HR/SB/CS 10/8/3 6/9/2 // 7/10/2 // 2/2/3 3/4/2 9/2/3 11/13/1 34/9/5
Usage ····X··· X·X···XX o···o··· ·Xo·X··· ···X···· o·oo·o·· ·ooX···· ··XX··o· ·Xo·····

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

Blue Jays Batters (4.73 RS/G) vs. Rangers Pitchers (3.05 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 11.Darvish
G/S/vB
37.Adams
G/S/vB
39.Feldman
G/S/vB
57.Lowe
G/S/vB
36.Nathan
G/S/vB
41.Ogando
G/S/vB
46.Ross*
G/S/vB
19.Uehara
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
9.Arencibia G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 5/1.000 ··· 1/3.000 486/370 .219/.282/.438/.720 .838/.682 .713 67/.538 1/1 23/6
19.Bautista G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 11/1.364 3/.333 2/5.000 9/.873 ··· 5/.600 655/502 .302/.447/.608/1.056 1.156/1.025 1.063 99/.662 9/5 43/8
11.Davis G/S/vP ··· ··· 16/.625 7/.666 3/.666 7/.572 ··· 2/.000 338/248 .238/.273/.350/.623 .829/.551 .729 31/.624 34/11 1/2
10.Encarnacion G/S/vP ··· 2/.500 4/.000 2/1.000 2/.000 9/1.015 ··· 1/.000 530/395 .272/.334/.453/.787 .845/.767 .889 97/1.005 8/2 17/12
5.Escobar G/S/vP ··· 1/2.000 6/1.100 1/2.000 2/.000 7/1.071 ··· 5/.000 590/457 .290/.369/.413/.782 .929/.740 .896 106/.552 3/3 11/14
8.Francisco G/S/vP ··· 2/1.000 4/2.000 2/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 293/167 .244/.340/.364/.704 .661/.738 .673 14/.593 4/4 6/3
2.Johnson* G/S/vP ··· 5/.650 3/1.667 2/1.500 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 613/452 .222/.304/.413/.717 .626/.750 .702 93/.792 16/6 21/10
13.Lawrie G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 171/122 .293/.373/.580/.953 .786/1.022 .993 95/.713 7/1 9/6
26.Lind* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 17/1.235 3/1.666 5/.650 9/.555 ··· 2/2.500 542/393 .251/.295/.439/.734 .639/.771 .748 81/.656 1/1 26/4
6.Mathis G/S/vP ··· ··· 13/.968 8/.000 2/.500 4/.000 ··· 2/.000 281/166 .174/.225/.259/.484 .469/.494 .393 18/1.201 1/2 3/3
28.Rasmus* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/3.000 3/.333 ··· 1/.000 526/375 .225/.298/.391/.688 .670/.695 .621 86/.709 5/2 14/6
14.Thames* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 6/.334 ··· ··· 394/303 .262/.313/.456/.769 .637/.809 .809 68/.827 2/1 12/2
17.Vizquel# G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 6/.733 1/.000 7/.929 1/.000 ··· ··· 182/155 .251/.287/.305/.592 .400/.618 .582 12/.258 1/2 0/1
IP 73.2 32.0 45.0 44.2 169.0 65.0 TOTAL .243/.317/.401/.717 .716/.718 .793 .717 13/7 26/18
ERA-K/9 /0.0 1.47/9.0 3.94/6.2 3.80/8.4 4.84/8.7 3.51/6.7 /0.0 2.35/11.8 2.89/7.5

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Arencibia (87-28-12)
 Mathis (48-18-6)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA / 277/.169 129/.216 196/.263 191/.222 693/.234 / 243/.164 .235  Bautista
 Rasmus
 Francisco
 Davis
 Thames
0/0/116/13
0/127/0/4
14/0/55/4
4/79/8/2
53/0/27/2
OPS .496 .614 .768 .705 .649 .535 .648
vs LHB (BF-OPS) / 159/.538 64/.391 88/.802 97/.620 412/.709 / 124/.472 .639
vs RHB (BF-OPS) / 118/.439 65/.837 108/.739 94/.791 281/.560 / 119/.597 .656
Road / 135/.544 57/.771 84/.788 86/.837 307/.595 / 116/.503
Last 28d days 119/.685 38/.526 27/.604 23/.713 39/.742 36/.310 34/.367 25/.600
HR/SB/CS // 5/9/0 3/3/4 6/1/3 7/8/0 16/2/3 // 11/0/0 15/8/5
Usage ·····X·· ·o··o··o o···X··· o·X···X· ····Xo·o ·oo····X ··X·X··o ·oo···o·

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.