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Game Preview: TEX @ TOR, 12:37pm, Wednesday, May 2, 2012 @Rogers Centre

Rangers, 17-7, 17-7 1st, 5½ up

SP: Matt Harrison (26, LHP, 3-1, 3.38)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. TOR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (3-1) 26.2 31 11 10 5 16 2 3.38
2011 (14-9) 185.2 180 79 70 57 126 13 3.39
2010 (3-2) 78.1 80 45 41 39 46 10 4.71
Last 7 GS 5-1 45.1 45 15 14 10 30 2 2.78 56
2012-04-27 TBR L 5.0 14 7 6 1 3 1 100 15
2012-04-21 @DET W 7.2 6 3 3 0 6 1 120 61
2012-04-13 @MIN W 8.0 7 1 1 2 4 0 111 66
2012-04-08 CHW W 6.0 4 0 0 2 3 0 103 65
2011-09-28 @LAA ND 6.0 5 1 1 1 4 0 90 61
2011-09-23 SEA W 6.0 3 3 3 2 1 0 90 53
2011-09-18 @SEA W 6.2 6 0 0 2 9 0 116 69
Last 5 v.TOR 0-1 13.2 25 16 16 5 10 4 10.54 29
2011-07-23 TOR ND 6.2 8 4 4 0 8 1 101 50
2011-04-26 TOR L 3.0 8 7 7 3 1 1 60 13
2009-04-22 @TOR ND 4.0 9 5 5 2 1 2 85 23
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    8-5    Road:    9-2    ExtrInn: 1-0 
 vsRHP:  12-5    vsLHP:   5-2    1-Run:   4-4 
 vsEast:  6-4    vsCntrl: 8-2    vsWest:  3-1  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 24 Tue, May  1  @TOR  L   7-8       17-7   1st  5.5 up
 23 Mon, Apr 30  @TOR  W   4-1       17-6   1st  6.5 up
 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
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:14-6    Last 30:17-7 
Blue Jays, 13-11, 13-11 4th, 3 GB

SP: Ricky Romero (27, LHP, 3-0, 3.18)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. TEX Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (3-0) 34.0 23 13 12 13 23 3 3.18
2011 (15-11) 225.0 176 85 73 80 178 26 2.92
2010 (14-9) 210.0 189 98 87 82 174 15 3.73
Last 7 GS 3-1 50.2 35 21 15 15 33 7 2.66 60
2012-04-27 SEA ND 6.2 4 3 2 3 5 1 117 58
2012-04-22 @KCR W 8.0 5 2 2 2 5 0 104 67
2012-04-17 TBR W 6.0 8 3 3 3 4 1 92 45
2012-04-11 BOS W 8.1 3 1 1 2 5 0 104 76
2012-04-05 @CLE ND 5.0 3 4 4 3 4 1 96 46
2011-09-24 @TBR L 7.2 6 6 1 2 5 2 114 56
2011-09-19 LAA ND 9.0 6 2 2 0 5 2 110 72
Last 5 v.TEX 2-1 29.1 22 3 3 7 24 0 0.92 69
2010-09-06 TEX W 7.0 7 1 1 2 2 0 99 59
2010-05-15 TEX W 9.0 5 0 0 1 12 0 116 88
2010-04-08 @TEX ND 7.0 5 1 1 2 4 0 103 65
2009-06-11 @TEX L 6.1 5 1 1 2 6 0 99 63
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    7-7    Road:    6-4    ExtrInn: 2-1 
 vsRHP:   8-8    vsLHP:   5-3    1-Run:   2-2 
 vsEast:  4-8    vsCntrl: 6-1    vsWest:  3-2  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 24 Tue, May  1   TEX  W   8-7       13-11  4th  3.0 gb
 23 Mon, Apr 30   TEX  L   1-4       12-11  4th  3.0 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
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:13-11
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Tue, May 01, 2012 TOR  8  TEX  7        W:Francisco Cordero (1-1), L: Mike Adams (0-1), S: none
Mon, Apr 30, 2012 TEX  4 @TOR  1        W:Yu Darvish (4-0), L: Kyle Drabek (2-2), S: Joe Nathan (6)

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)
Season Series: 2012 - tied 1-1; 2011 - TOR won 6-4; 2010 - TOR won 7-3; All-Time - TEX leads 190-188

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
Rangers Batters (5.46 RS/G) vs. Blue Jays Pitchers (4.29 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 24.Romero*
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 9/.111 1/2.000 ··· 7/.286 3/.666 6/.750 3/1.334 1/.000 5/.400 108/76 .283/.356/.380/.736 .680/.760 .865 108/.736 5/1 1/1
29.Beltre G/S/vP 15/1.433 4/.500 ··· 13/.321 ··· 13/.693 31/.194 1/.000 1/.000 88/63 .317/.352/.537/.889 .336/1.096 1.032 88/.889 1/0 4/1
17.Cruz G/S/vP 14/.500 1/.000 ··· 9/.777 3/.000 7/.762 5/.400 ··· 5/.600 102/72 .234/.294/.362/.656 .844/.578 .764 102/.656 1/2 2/0
23.Gentry G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/5.000 1/.000 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 35/15 .265/.286/.382/.668 .979/.267 .737 35/.668 3/1 1/0
14.Gonzalez G/S/vP 3/.666 4/.500 ··· ··· 3/1.334 ··· ··· ··· 4/.000 17/7 .412/.412/.471/.882 .900/.857 .929 17/.882 0/0 0/0
32.Hamilton* G/S/vP 5/.200 ··· ··· 5/.400 ··· 1/.000 7/.619 ··· 3/2.667 96/60 .395/.438/.744/1.182 1.144/1.205 1.397 96/1.182 2/0 9/0
5.Kinsler G/S/vP 8/.393 2/1.000 ··· 12/.167 4/.750 16/.908 4/.500 1/2.000 7/.619 115/82 .303/.400/.576/.976 1.058/.941 .785 115/.976 2/3 5/3
18.Moreland* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/5.000 1/.000 3/.666 1/.000 1/.000 1/no AB 4/1.000 62/47 .214/.290/.411/.701 .795/.672 .574 62/.701 0/0 3/0
7.Murphy* G/S/vP 12/1.000 ··· ··· 7/.762 3/1.334 4/1.500 5/1.600 1/.000 6/.334 73/57 .281/.333/.438/.771 .579/.829 .575 73/.771 1/1 2/1
25.Napoli G/S/vP 9/1.842 2/no AB ··· 6/.333 3/.667 6/1.333 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 84/49 .250/.345/.556/.901 .877/.917 1.124 84/.901 0/0 7/2
21.Snyder G/S/vP 2/1.500 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 13/7 .333/.385/.417/.801 1.100/.571 .733 13/.801 0/0 0/0
8.Torrealba G/S/vP ··· 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 7/1.738 ··· 12/.667 50/27 .227/.286/.273/.558 .634/.499 .698 50/.558 1/0 0/0
10.Young G/S/vP 14/.607 3/1.334 ··· 16/.846 3/.000 16/.313 4/1.000 1/2.000 7/.572 99/66 .319/.354/.415/.768 .924/.689 1.003 99/.768 2/0 2/1
IP 34.0 11.0 4.0 9.2 16.1 9.1 8.0 15.0 9.2 TOTAL .291/.350/.475/.826 .843/.817 .896 .826 18/8 36/10
ERA-K/9 3.18/6.1 5.73/6.5 4.50/4.5 4.66/12.1 6.61/6.1 5.79/9.7 2.25/10.1 2.40/9.0 4.66/5.6 3.87/6.5

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Napoli (4-1-2)
 Torrealba (4-4-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 133/.193 52/.362 18/.286 43/.229 76/.309 38/.243 28/.222 60/.208 42/.176 .236  Cruz
 Hamilton
 Murphy
 Snyder
 Moreland
 Gentry
2/0/24/3
17/16/0/2
20/2/0/1
3/0/0/0
0/0/2/0
0/20/0/0
OPS .598 1.008 1.197 .744 .854 .777 .583 .583 .598 .742
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 55/.767 31/.937 8/1.000 21/.648 31/1.112 24/.726 18/.722 31/.570 27/.619 .757
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 78/.475 21/1.122 10/1.389 22/.814 45/.690 14/.857 10/.311 29/.596 15/.564 .725
Home 83/.597 30/1.114 15/1.338 30/.790 28/.629 20/.932 13/.558 28/.780 20/.838
Last 28d days 133/.598 52/1.008 18/1.197 43/.744 76/.854 38/.777 28/.583 60/.583 42/.598
HR/SB/CS 3/2/1 3/0/0 2/0/0 0/3/1 2/1/0 3/0/0 1/1/1 1/0/0 1/0/1 36/10/6
Usage ····X··· X·X·X··· ·oo···o· ·X·Xo·X· X····X·· ··o·oo·o o··ooX·· ·X··XX·· o··Xo···
Blue Jays Batters (4.71 RS/G) vs. Rangers Pitchers (3.17 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 54.Harrison*
G/S/vB
37.Adams
G/S/vB
11.Darvish
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 4/2.417 ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 5/1.000 ··· 1/3.000 70/54 .188/.232/.281/.513 .598/.488 .351 70/.513 1/0 1/2
19.Bautista G/S/vP 8/1.071 2/.000 3/.000 11/1.364 3/.333 2/5.000 10/.775 ··· 5/.600 107/76 .186/.327/.349/.676 .643/.690 .615 107/.676 2/0 4/1
11.Davis G/S/vP 11/.573 ··· ··· 16/.625 7/.666 3/.666 7/.572 ··· 2/.000 31/8 .185/.290/.333/.624 .673/.500 .563 31/.624 3/2 0/0
10.Encarnacion G/S/vP 3/.000 2/.500 3/3.500 4/.000 2/1.000 3/.000 10/.900 1/.000 1/.000 105/70 .323/.381/.667/1.048 .814/1.160 1.373 105/1.048 4/1 8/1
5.Escobar G/S/vP 5/1.400 2/1.000 3/.000 6/1.100 1/2.000 2/.000 8/.929 ··· 5/.000 114/82 .217/.257/.274/.530 .588/.507 .701 114/.530 0/0 1/4
8.Francisco G/S/vP 6/.900 2/1.000 ··· 4/2.000 2/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 14/2 .231/.286/.308/.593 .697/.000 .804 14/.593 0/1 0/0
2.Johnson* G/S/vP ··· 6/.533 3/.000 3/1.667 2/1.500 2/.000 1/2.000 ··· ··· 101/73 .250/.376/.440/.817 .779/.825 .648 101/.817 0/0 5/4
13.Lawrie G/S/vP ··· 1/5.000 3/.333 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· 102/70 .287/.333/.415/.748 .859/.695 .841 102/.748 2/2 3/5
26.Lind* G/S/vP 8/1.250 1/.000 3/.333 17/1.235 3/1.666 6/.533 10/.500 1/.000 2/2.500 89/66 .203/.292/.316/.609 .310/.719 .678 89/.609 0/0 1/1
6.Mathis G/S/vP 7/1.800 ··· ··· 13/.968 8/.000 2/.500 5/.000 ··· 2/.000 21/12 .294/.429/.765/1.193 1.694/.750 1.500 21/1.193 0/0 2/0
28.Rasmus* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 3/.666 ··· ··· 1/3.000 3/.333 1/no AB 1/.000 92/66 .229/.286/.422/.707 .822/.661 .807 92/.707 1/0 3/1
14.Thames* G/S/vP 3/2.334 ··· 3/.666 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 7/.286 1/.000 ··· 76/60 .290/.342/.420/.762 .732/.770 .770 76/.762 0/1 2/0
17.Vizquel# G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 ··· 6/.733 1/.000 7/.929 1/.000 ··· ··· 12/5 .091/.167/.091/.258 .143/.400 1.000 12/.258 0/0 0/0
IP 26.2 11.0 33.0 6.2 6.0 10.2 12.2 10.1 7.0 TOTAL .240/.316/.401/.717 .713/.718 .782 .717 13/7 30/21
ERA-K/9 3.38/5.4 2.45/4.9 2.18/9.0 2.70/5.4 1.50/10.5 3.38/9.3 0.71/8.5 1.74/7.0 2.57/10.3 2.92/7.5

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Arencibia (5-5-2)
 Mathis (5-1-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 113/.290 42/.238 146/.238 27/.269 23/.273 42/.250 43/.119 39/.171 25/.160 .232  Rasmus
 Bautista
 Vizquel
 Davis
 Thames
 Francisco
0/24/0/2
0/0/24/1
1/0/0/0
14/2/2/0
22/0/0/0
1/0/0/0
OPS .739 .595 .660 .604 .713 .687 .306 .382 .600 .652
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 32/.219 27/.296 92/.684 15/.690 10/.900 25/.680 21/.571 17/.330 14/.500 .631
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 81/.954 15/1.133 54/.619 12/.500 13/.558 17/.702 22/.045 22/.418 11/.727 .672
Road 60/.583 14/.643 83/.637 4/.000 4/.500 20/.513 22/.232 23/.604 10/1.300
Last 28d days 113/.739 42/.595 146/.660 27/.604 23/.713 42/.687 43/.306 39/.382 25/.600
HR/SB/CS 2/0/0 1/2/0 1/0/0 0/1/0 1/0/1 1/1/0 0/0/0 0/0/1 2/0/0 19/8/5
Usage ····X··· oo·o··o· ·X·····X ··o···X· ··o·X··· ·o····Xo X··oo··· X···X·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.