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Game Preview: ARI @ WSN, 7:05pm, Wednesday, May 2, 2012 @Nationals Park

D'backs, 13-11, 13-11 2nd, 4 GB, 1 GB in WC

SP: Joe Saunders (31, LHP, 2-1, 0.90)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. WSN Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (2-1) 30.0 19 4 3 7 18 1 0.90
2011 (12-13) 212.0 210 94 87 67 108 29 3.69
2010 (9-17) 203.1 232 120 101 64 114 25 4.47
Last 7 GS 3-2 51.2 44 11 9 9 24 3 1.57 63
2012-04-27 @MIA W 9.0 3 0 0 2 4 0 116 83
2012-04-21 ATL L 7.0 6 3 2 1 5 1 92 59
2012-04-16 PIT W 7.0 6 1 1 2 5 0 102 64
2012-04-11 @SDP ND 7.0 4 0 0 2 4 0 102 71
2011-09-28 LAD L 6.0 9 5 5 0 2 1 89 36
2011-09-23 SFG ND 7.0 9 1 1 0 1 1 83 56
2011-09-18 @SDP W 8.2 7 1 0 2 3 0 103 69
Last 5 v.WSN 2-2 28.0 23 9 9 8 16 3 2.89 59
2011-08-22 @WSN L 6.0 6 4 4 3 2 1 90 43
2011-06-04 WSN W 7.0 2 0 0 2 5 0 93 76
2010-08-13 @WSN L 6.0 10 4 4 1 4 1 103 39
2010-08-03 WSN W 9.0 5 1 1 2 5 1 116 76
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    6-7    Road:    7-4    ExtrInn: 1-0 
 vsRHP:   9-8    vsLHP:   4-3    1-Run:   3-7 
 vsEast:  6-6    vsCntrl: 1-2    vsWest:  6-3  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 24 Tue, May  1  @WSN  W   5-1       13-11  2nd  4.0 gb
 23 Mon, Apr 30  @MIA  W   9-5       12-11  3rd  4.0 gb
 22 Sun, Apr 29  @MIA  W   8-4       11-11  3rd  5.0 gb
 21 Sat, Apr 28  @MIA  L   2-3       10-11  4th  5.0 gb
 20 Fri, Apr 27  @MIA  W   5-0       10-10  3rd  4.0 gb
 19 Wed, Apr 25   PHI  L   2-7        9-10  4th  4.0 gb
 18 Tue, Apr 24   PHI  L   5-8        9-9   3rd  4.0 gb
 17 Mon, Apr 23   PHI  W   9-5        9-8   3rd  4.0 gb
 16 Sun, Apr 22   ATL  W   6-4        8-8   3rd  4.0 gb
 15 Sat, Apr 21   ATL  L   2-3        7-8   4th  5.0 gb
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20: 9-11   Last 30:13-11
Nationals, 14-9, 14-9 1st, ½ up

SP: Edwin Jackson (28, RHP, 1-1, 3.16)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. ARI Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (1-1) 25.2 19 9 9 6 26 1 3.16
2011 (12-9) 199.2 225 92 84 62 148 16 3.79
2010 (10-12) 209.1 214 111 104 78 181 21 4.47
Last 7 GS 2-1 44.1 41 18 18 13 37 1 3.65 55
2012-04-26 @SDP ND 6.2 6 0 0 3 6 0 105 65
2012-04-19 HOU L 5.0 7 5 5 0 5 0 89 38
2012-04-14 CIN W 9.0 2 1 1 1 9 0 92 87
2012-04-09 @NYM ND 5.0 4 3 3 2 6 1 78 51
2011-09-25 CHC ND 7.0 5 2 2 3 2 0 108 58
2011-09-20 NYM ND 5.0 9 5 5 4 4 0 94 29
2011-09-14 @PIT W 6.2 8 2 2 0 5 0 100 55
Last 5 v.ARI 1-2 24.1 21 9 9 6 17 2 3.33 55
2011-06-17 @ARI L 6.2 8 4 4 0 8 0 111 50
2007-06-18 @ARI ND 4.2 4 2 2 4 1 0 92 45
2003-09-17 ARI L 7.0 5 2 2 2 4 2 93 61
2003-09-09 @ARI W 6.0 4 1 1 0 4 0 80 64
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    8-3    Road:    6-6    ExtrInn: 3-2 
 vsRHP:  11-7    vsLHP:   3-2    1-Run:   6-5 
 vsEast:  4-1    vsCntrl: 8-3    vsWest:  2-5  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 23 Tue, May  1   ARI  L   1-5       14-9   1st  0.5 up
 22 Sun, Apr 29  @LAD  L   0-2       14-8   1st    Tied
 21 Sat, Apr 28  @LAD  L   3-4 (10)  14-7   1st  1.0 up
 20 Fri, Apr 27  @LAD  L   2-3       14-6   1st  1.0 up
 19 Thu, Apr 26  @SDP  L   1-2       14-5   1st  2.0 up
 18 Wed, Apr 25  @SDP  W   7-2       14-4   1st  2.5 up
 17 Tue, Apr 24  @SDP  W   3-1       13-4   1st  2.5 up
 16 Sat, Apr 21   MIA  W   3-2 (10)  12-4   1st  1.5 up
 15 Fri, Apr 20   MIA  W   2-0       11-4   1st  1.5 up
 14 Thu, Apr 19   HOU  L   4-11      10-4   1st  1.5 up
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:14-9 
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Tue, May 01, 2012 ARI  5 @WSN  1        W:Trevor Cahill (2-2), L: Jordan Zimmermann (1-2), S: none

Thu, Aug 25, 2011 ARI  8 @WSN  1        W:Wade Miley (1-1), L: John Lannan (8-10), S: none
Wed, Aug 24, 2011 ARI  4 @WSN  2        W:Daniel Hudson (13-9), L: Livan Hernandez (7-12), S: J.J. Putz (32)
Tue, Aug 23, 2011 ARI  2 @WSN  0        W:Ian Kennedy (16-4), L: Jordan Zimmermann (8-11), S: J.J. Putz (31)
Mon, Aug 22, 2011 WSN  4  ARI  1        W:Ross Detwiler (2-3), L: Joe Saunders (8-11), S: Drew Storen (34)
Sun, Jun 05, 2011 WSN  9 @ARI  4 (11)   W:Sean Burnett (1-2), L: Joe Paterson (0-1), S: none
Sat, Jun 04, 2011 ARI  2  WSN  0        W:Joe Saunders (3-5), L: Livan Hernandez (3-7), S: J.J. Putz (17)
Fri, Jun 03, 2011 ARI  4  WSN  0        W:Josh Collmenter (4-1), L: Yunesky Maya (0-1), S: none
Thu, Jun 02, 2011 WSN  6 @ARI  1        W:Jordan Zimmermann (3-6), L: Zach Duke (1-1), S: Drew Storen (11)
Sun, Aug 15, 2010 WSN  5  ARI  3        W:Tyler Clippard (9-6), L: Jordan Norberto (0-2), S: Drew Storen (2)
Season Series: 2012 - ARI over 1-0; 2011 - ARI won 5-3; 2010 - WSN won 4-3; All-Time - WSN leads 52-46

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
D'backs Batters (4.54 RS/G) vs. Nationals Pitchers (2.78 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 33.Jackson
G/S/vB
17.Burnett*
G/S/vB
36.Clippard
G/S/vB
32.Gorzelanny*
G/S/vB
52.Mattheus
G/S/vB
45.Perry
G/S/vB
63.Rodriguez
G/S/vB
35.Stammen
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
12.Blanco G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 16/2 .188/.188/.188/.375 .444/.000 .444 16/.375 1/0 0/0
18.Bloomquist G/S/vP 4/1.000 1/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· 4/.500 ··· ··· 77/40 .243/.273/.378/.651 .461/.675 .687 77/.651 2/2 0/2
44.Goldschmidt G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/5.000 ··· 2/1.500 ··· 1/2.000 ··· 70/43 .230/.314/.328/.642 .422/.726 .777 70/.642 2/1 1/1
2.Hill G/S/vP 33/.545 ··· 3/1.167 ··· 2/no AB 6/.533 2/1.000 ··· 96/58 .253/.354/.458/.812 1.258/.550 .752 96/.812 2/1 4/3
13.Kubel* G/S/vP 15/.916 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 4/1.250 1/2.000 ··· 85/53 .338/.400/.532/.932 .778/.911 .863 85/.932 0/0 3/0
16.McDonald G/S/vP 13/.847 ··· 2/5.000 ··· 3/.667 ··· 1/2.000 ··· 30/22 .321/.367/.536/.902 .375/1.105 .962 30/.902 0/0 1/0
26.Montero* G/S/vP 5/.900 3/.000 3/1.000 3/.333 1/2.000 1/.000 3/1.334 3/.666 86/58 .267/.360/.373/.734 .220/.863 .821 86/.734 0/0 2/2
37.Overbay* G/S/vP 34/.502 10/.600 4/.000 4/.000 ··· ··· 4/.000 ··· 37/23 .313/.405/.500/.905 .000/.848 .874 37/.905 0/0 1/1
8.Parra* G/S/vP 3/.000 3/.666 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 2/1.000 ··· 80/47 .264/.308/.403/.710 .297/.833 .748 80/.710 8/1 2/1
11.Pollock G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 25/12 .136/.160/.136/.296 .000/.258 .733 25/.296 0/1 0/0
1.Ransom G/S/vP 3/.000 1/no AB ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 30/17 .308/.400/.654/1.054 .333/1.204 .824 30/1.054 0/0 2/2
14.Roberts G/S/vP 3/1.667 2/.000 1/.000 2/2.000 1/.000 1/.000 2/.500 ··· 75/40 .152/.240/.242/.482 .296/.689 .456 75/.482 2/0 1/2
10.Upton G/S/vP 3/2.000 5/.400 1/no AB 14/1.262 2/.000 2/2.000 1/.000 4/.250 84/49 .257/.357/.386/.743 .795/.702 .750 84/.743 4/1 2/1
IP 25.2 6.2 10.0 11.2 11.1 1.0 9.0 10.2 TOTAL .251/.326/.403/.728 .595/.758 .731 .728 23/7 24/15
ERA-K/9 3.16/9.1 0.00/13.4 5.40/10.8 6.17/4.6 3.18/6.4 9.00/0.0 2.00/12.0 0.84/10.1 2.40/8.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Blanco (1-0-1)
 Montero (5-7-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 102/.200 27/.200 48/.262 55/.300 51/.273 5/.600 39/.125 44/.211 .211  Kubel
 Parra
 Bloomquist
 Pollock
 Upton
19/0/2/6
11/9/4/1
1/0/0/0
0/5/1/0
0/0/20/0
OPS .613 .499 .711 .864 .785 1.200 .419 .539 .585
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 45/.631 13/.308 20/.703 22/.933 15/.967 3/1.333 20/.425 13/.490 .617
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 57/.594 12/.817 23/.729 30/.905 31/.767 2/1.000 14/.385 28/.625 .567
Home 52/.532 9/.556 20/.874 28/.854 35/.794 5/1.200 19/.211 19/.399
Last 28d days 102/.613 27/.499 48/.711 55/.864 51/.785 5/1.200 39/.419 44/.539
HR/SB/CS 1/1/1 0/0/0 0/3/0 1/0/0 0/1/0 0/1/0 0/0/0 0/0/0 6/15/3
Usage ·····X·· ····Xo·o ···X·X·X ···o··X· X···X··· o······· ···X···o ··X····o
Nationals Batters (3.26 RS/G) vs. D'backs Pitchers (4.29 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 34.Saunders*
G/S/vB
32.Breslow*
G/S/vB
46.Corbin*
G/S/vB
30.Hernandez
G/S/vB
36.Miley*
G/S/vB
40.Putz
G/S/vB
39.Shaw
G/S/vB
49.Zagurski*
G/S/vB
29.Ziegler
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
24.Ankiel* G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 3/2.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 44/34 .233/.250/.395/.645 .667/.441 .715 44/.645 0/1 1/0
2.Bernadina* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 4/.000 ··· 3/.666 ··· 1/.000 ··· 49/46 .186/.286/.279/.565 .000/.604 .925 49/.565 2/1 0/0
20.Desmond G/S/vP 14/.539 ··· ··· 3/.000 3/.333 1/.000 1/no AB 1/no AB ··· 102/75 .260/.294/.375/.669 .389/.719 .654 102/.669 1/0 2/3
8.Espinosa# G/S/vP 6/.500 ··· ··· 1/.000 3/1.000 3/1.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 95/71 .195/.287/.256/.543 .822/.517 .498 95/.543 0/1 1/3
26.Flores G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 3/1.000 ··· ··· 2/4.000 ··· 28/14 .240/.321/.240/.561 .182/.962 .664 28/.561 0/0 0/0
34.Harper* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 11/8 .222/.273/.333/.606 .667/.583 .000 11/.606 0/0 0/0
25.LaRoche* G/S/vP 3/.666 1/.000 ··· 4/1.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/1.000 1/.000 98/71 .314/.398/.523/.921 .985/.957 .615 98/.921 0/0 4/2
1.Lombardozzi# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 45/34 .289/.372/.316/.688 .125/.841 1.092 45/.688 0/0 0/0
57.Moore G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/ .333/.333/.333/.667 .667/ 3/.667 0/0 0/0
21.Nady G/S/vP 8/.500 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 4/.000 ··· 1/no AB ··· 56/32 .130/.161/.204/.364 .588/.321 .348 56/.364 1/0 1/0
3.Ramos G/S/vP 5/.400 ··· ··· ··· ··· 4/.000 ··· ··· ··· 65/55 .250/.338/.339/.678 .167/.707 .576 65/.678 0/0 1/1
18.Tracy* G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/2.000 26/20 .130/.231/.174/.405 2.000/.367 .111 26/.405 0/0 0/0
28.Werth G/S/vP 12/1.417 1/.000 ··· 3/.333 3/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/3.000 2/.000 94/71 .275/.383/.425/.808 1.101/.702 .922 94/.808 3/0 2/1
IP 30.0 11.1 5.2 12.1 21.0 7.2 11.0 2.1 9.1 TOTAL .225/.301/.323/.624 .559/.648 .624 .624 8/4 13/12
ERA-K/9 0.90/5.4 2.38/7.2 4.76/9.5 2.92/13.9 1.29/6.4 4.70/9.4 1.64/9.0 15.43/3.9 1.93/8.7 3.97/7.3

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Flores (0-2-0)
 Ramos (15-1-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 111/.186 46/.179 27/.364 47/.178 82/.133 32/.258 43/.205 11/.364 38/.242 .254  Ankiel
 Nady
 Lombardozzi
 Bernadina
 Werth
 Moore
 Harper
0/14/0/1
12/0/2/0
2/0/0/0
6/8/0/0
0/4/21/0
1/0/0/0
3/1/0/0
OPS .471 .586 .990 .546 .461 .797 .544 1.364 .645 .729
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 20/.400 15/.414 / 20/.450 19/.786 19/.895 23/.776 1/.000 12/.550 .762
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 62/.586 22/.705 / 20/.583 40/.443 10/.844 16/.267 6/.833 18/.627 .713
Road 55/.358 22/.490 27/.990 25/.802 34/.370 15/.767 22/.279 4/2.500 22/.899
Last 28d days 111/.471 46/.586 27/.990 47/.546 82/.461 32/.797 43/.544 11/1.364 38/.645
HR/SB/CS 1/1/3 1/0/1 1/0/0 2/0/0 1/0/0 2/0/0 0/0/1 2/0/0 0/1/0 26/6/7
Usage ····X··· ·Xo···X· ·X······ Xo·X··X· ··X····· ·X······ o·oo···X ··o····X ··oX··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.