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Game Preview: STL @ WSN, 1:00pm, Wednesday, October 10, 2012 @Nationals Park

Cardinals, 88-74, 2-1 in postseason

SP: Chris Carpenter (37, RHP, 0-2, 3.71)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. WSN Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 RegS (0-2) 17.0 16 7 7 3 12 2 3.71
2011 RegS (11-9) 237.1 243 98 91 55 191 16 3.45
2010 RegS (16-9) 235.0 214 99 84 63 179 21 3.22
Last 7 GS 3-2 41.0 39 16 16 11 28 6 3.51 53
2012-10-02 CIN L 6.0 7 3 3 2 7 1 90 51
2012-09-26 @HOU L 6.0 4 2 2 0 3 1 92 59
2012-09-21 @CHC ND 5.0 5 2 2 1 2 0 77 50
2011-10-28 TEX W 6.0 6 2 2 2 5 0 91 55
2011-10-24 @TEX ND 7.0 6 2 2 2 4 2 101 59
2011-10-19 TEX W 6.0 5 2 2 1 4 1 87 57
2011-10-12 MIL W 5.0 6 3 3 3 3 1 89 43
Last 5 v.WSN 1-1 33.1 45 17 12 3 24 2 3.24 50
2010-08-26 @WSN ND 6.0 10 6 3 1 1 0 93 34
2010-05-18 WSN W 8.0 9 2 1 0 5 1 118 63
2006-09-06 @WSN ND 5.1 9 5 4 2 7 0 110 37
2006-04-29 WSN ND 7.0 9 1 1 0 3 1 105 58
2005-05-29 WSN L 7.0 8 3 3 0 8 0 112 57
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
Regular AND Postseason Totals
 Home:   51-32   Road:   39-43   ExtrInn: 6-12
 vsRHP:  59-57   vsLHP:  31-18   1-Run:  21-27
 vsEast: 16-21   vsCntrl:45-32   vsWest: 21-15 IL: 8-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
  3 Mon, Oct  8   WSN  W  12-4         -               
  2 Sun, Oct  7   WSN  L   2-3         -               
  1 Fri, Oct  5  @ATL  W   6-3         -               
162 Wed, Oct  3   CIN  W   1-0       88-74  2nd  9.0 gb
161 Tue, Oct  2   CIN  L   1-3       87-74  2nd 10.0 gb
160 Mon, Oct  1   CIN  W   4-2       87-73  2nd  9.0 gb
159 Sun, Sep 30   WSN  W  10-4       86-73  2nd 10.0 gb
158 Sat, Sep 29   WSN  L   4-6 (10)  85-73  2nd 10.0 gb
157 Fri, Sep 28   WSN  W  12-2       85-72  2nd 10.0 gb
156 Wed, Sep 26  @HOU  L   0-2       84-72  2nd  9.5 gb

Regular Season Only
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:13-7    Last 30:17-13
Nationals, 98-64, 1-1 in postseason

SP: Edwin Jackson (28, RHP, 10-11, 4.03)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. STL Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 RegS (10-11) 189.2 173 90 85 58 168 23 4.03
2011 RegS (12-9) 199.2 225 92 84 62 148 16 3.79
2010 RegS (10-12) 209.1 214 111 104 78 181 21 4.47
Last 7 GS 3-2 39.2 42 26 23 11 39 4 5.22 48
2012-10-03 PHI W 6.2 6 1 1 1 6 0 97 63
2012-09-28 @STL L 1.1 6 9 8 4 0 1 56 4
2012-09-21 MIL ND 8.0 6 1 1 0 6 1 101 72
2012-09-15 @ATL ND 5.1 4 4 3 1 7 2 86 52
2012-09-09 MIA L 4.2 9 6 6 2 2 0 80 22
2012-09-04 CHC W 5.2 7 4 4 1 8 0 93 46
2012-08-30 STL W 8.0 4 1 0 2 10 0 123 80
Last 5 v.STL 1-2 30.0 32 19 17 12 25 3 5.10 48
2012-09-28 @STL L 1.1 6 9 8 4 0 1 56 4
2012-08-30 STL W 8.0 4 1 0 2 10 0 123 80
2010-06-13 STL ND 6.2 8 2 2 4 4 0 115 50
2010-04-21 STL ND 8.0 7 4 4 0 4 1 106 56
2009-06-17 @STL L 6.0 7 3 3 2 7 1 99 51
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
Regular AND Postseason Totals
 Home:   50-31   Road:   49-34   ExtrInn:13-7 
 vsRHP:  70-45   vsLHP:  29-20   1-Run:  28-21
 vsEast: 42-30   vsCntrl:30-14   vsWest: 17-13 IL:10-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
  2 Mon, Oct  8  @STL  L   4-12        -               
  1 Sun, Oct  7  @STL  W   3-2         -               
162 Wed, Oct  3   PHI  W   5-1       98-64  1st  4.0 up
161 Tue, Oct  2   PHI  W   4-2       97-64  1st  4.0 up
160 Mon, Oct  1   PHI  L   0-2       96-64  1st  3.0 up
159 Sun, Sep 30  @STL  L   4-10      96-63  1st  3.0 up
158 Sat, Sep 29  @STL  W   6-4 (10)  96-62  1st  4.0 up
157 Fri, Sep 28  @STL  L   2-12      95-62  1st  4.0 up
156 Thu, Sep 27  @PHI  W   7-3       95-61  1st  4.0 up
155 Wed, Sep 26  @PHI  W   8-4       94-61  1st  4.0 up

Regular Season Only
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:18-12
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Mon, Oct 08, 2012 STL 12  WSN  4        W:Lance Lynn , L: Jordan Zimmermann , S: none
Sun, Oct 07, 2012 WSN  3 @STL  2        W:Ryan Mattheus , L: Mitchell Boggs , S: Drew Storen 
Sun, Sep 30, 2012 STL 10  WSN  4        W:Lance Lynn (18-7), L: Ross Detwiler (10-8), S: none
Sat, Sep 29, 2012 WSN  6 @STL  4 (10)   W:Drew Storen (3-1), L: Sam Freeman (0-2), S: Craig Stammen (1)
Fri, Sep 28, 2012 STL 12  WSN  2        W:Adam Wainwright (14-13), L: Edwin Jackson (9-11), S: none
Sun, Sep 02, 2012 WSN  4  STL  3        W:Ryan Mattheus (5-1), L: Lance Lynn (13-6), S: Tyler Clippard (29)
Sat, Sep 01, 2012 STL 10 @WSN  9        W:Mitchell Boggs (3-1), L: Drew Storen (1-1), S: Jason Motte (32)
Fri, Aug 31, 2012 WSN 10  STL  0        W:Gio Gonzalez (17-7), L: Adam Wainwright (13-11), S: none
Thu, Aug 30, 2012 WSN  8  STL  1        W:Edwin Jackson (8-9), L: Jaime Garcia (3-6), S: none

Thu, Jun 16, 2011 WSN  7  STL  4 (10)   W:Sean Burnett (2-3), L: Fernando Salas (3-1), S: none

Regular and Postseason
Season Series: 2012 - WSN over 5-4; 2011 - WSN won 4-2; 2010 - Tied 3-3; All-Time - STL leads 296-286

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

Batter vs. Pitcher Include Regular and Postseason Totals, All Others Just Regular Season

Cardinals Batters (4.72 RS/G) vs. Nationals Pitchers (3.67 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
56.Garcia
G/S/vB
51.Gonzalez*
G/S/vB
32.Gorzelanny*
G/S/vB
52.Mattheus
G/S/vB
35.Stammen
G/S/vB
22.Storen
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
3.Beltran# G/S/vP 8/.542 5/1.850 9/.222 1/.000 13/1.021 14/1.400 1/.000 5/.650 2/.000 619/458 .269/.346/.495/.842 .867/.832 .750 88/.921 13/6 32/2
13.Carpenter* G/S/vP 2/no AB 3/.000 1/.000 1/.000 1/3.000 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 340/235 .294/.365/.463/.828 .784/.846 .771 75/.798 1/1 6/9
56.Chambers* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 62/47 .222/.300/.296/.596 .220/.714 .588 19/.446 2/1 0/0
21.Craig G/S/vP 6/.666 2/.500 1/.000 3/.666 1/no AB 4/2.500 4/.500 2/1.000 1/2.000 514/380 .307/.354/.522/.876 1.011/.827 .818 111/.738 2/1 22/4
48.Cruz G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/1.500 ··· 1/3.000 ··· ··· 131/90 .254/.267/.365/.632 .439/.724 .730 15/.552 0/1 1/2
33.Descalso* G/S/vP 2/.000 3/2.500 4/.000 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 1/.000 3/1.666 3/.666 426/318 .227/.303/.324/.627 .812/.564 .633 78/.653 6/3 4/15
23.Freese G/S/vP 6/.167 2/.000 3/.000 1/no AB 1/.000 2/.000 3/1.000 5/1.200 2/2.000 567/430 .293/.372/.467/.839 .886/.824 .881 69/.784 3/3 20/18
7.Holliday G/S/vP 20/.774 3/2.000 4/1.250 3/.333 7/.143 13/1.415 3/.000 9/1.389 6/.167 688/509 .295/.379/.497/.877 1.021/.827 .871 105/.726 4/4 27/3
19.Jay* G/S/vP 6/.833 4/2.000 3/.000 1/.000 5/.400 6/.567 1/no AB 4/.000 5/.000 502/354 .305/.373/.400/.773 .697/.804 .590 116/.635 19/7 4/0
38.Kozma G/S/vP 1/2.000 2/2.500 1/.000 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/no AB 2/1.000 82/62 .333/.383/.569/.952 1.011/.933 .915 76/1.006 2/0 2/3
4.Molina G/S/vP 14/1.881 9/1.056 4/.833 2/.500 5/.733 15/.583 3/.000 7/.286 5/1.000 563/438 .315/.373/.501/.874 1.021/.833 .868 96/.856 12/3 22/3
43.Robinson G/S/vP ··· 2/2.000 ··· ··· 3/1.666 ··· ··· ··· ··· 181/87 .253/.309/.355/.665 .694/.633 .735 17/.694 1/0 3/2
55.Schumaker* G/S/vP 16/.438 4/.000 3/.333 ··· 4/.000 4/.500 1/.000 8/.375 3/.000 304/260 .276/.339/.368/.707 .496/.741 .758 45/.424 1/1 1/4
IP 189.2 56.2 72.2 12.2 35.2 72.0 66.1 88.1 30.1 TOTAL .271/.338/.421/.759 .787/.747 .731 .722 91/37 159/107
ERA-K/9 4.03/8.0 2.38/9.0 3.72/10.4 2.13/10.6 3.03/9.8 2.88/7.8 2.85/5.6 2.34/8.9 2.37/7.1 3.34/8.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Cruz (18-8-3)
 Molina (38-35-6)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 790/.243 239/.262 307/.204 48/.186 151/.237 306/.242 265/.241 370/.215 116/.210 .237  Beltran
 Holliday
 Robinson
 Schumaker
 Jay
 Craig
 Carpenter
 Chambers
0/9/132/10
152/0/0/6
15/37/11/3
1/15/10/1
0/116/0/1
8/0/23/1
7/0/15/1
10/10/8/1
OPS .719 .673 .621 .627 .692 .718 .710 .636 .496 .676
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 410/.758 95/.534 156/.519 16/.913 75/.525 129/.687 99/.784 135/.605 41/.635 .686
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 380/.677 144/.767 151/.725 32/.476 76/.863 177/.740 166/.666 235/.655 75/.418 .669
Home 399/.667 117/.651 168/.735 28/.786 90/.617 163/.725 150/.724 177/.566 61/.524
Last 28d days 116/.874 29/.764 55/1.060 43/.630 32/.674 38/.593 49/.822 40/.569 45/.405
HR/SB/CS 23/7/5 4/6/0 7/8/0 2/0/0 2/4/0 7/5/1 8/2/1 7/12/1 0/6/0 129/111/22
Usage ······X· ·X····X· ··X····X ·X····oo ·X····X· ·o·····X ·oo····X ·XX····· ··o····o
Nationals Batters (4.51 RS/G) vs. Cardinals Pitchers (4.00 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 29.Carpenter
G/S/vB
41.Boggs
G/S/vB
58.Kelly
G/S/vB
30.Motte
G/S/vB
44.Mujica
G/S/vB
64.Rosenthal
G/S/vB
34.Rzepczynski*
G/S/vB
59.Salas
G/S/vB
50.Wainwright
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
2.Bernadina* G/S/vP 7/.453 1/.000 1/5.000 ··· 5/.000 ··· ··· 4/.250 4/1.250 261/233 .291/.372/.405/.777 .940/.758 .764 24/.561 15/3 5/0
20.Desmond G/S/vP 7/1.142 7/.572 ··· 2/.000 9/.236 1/.000 1/.000 5/.400 11/.910 547/423 .292/.335/.511/.845 .902/.828 .888 95/.902 21/6 25/15
8.Espinosa# G/S/vP ··· 6/1.000 3/.000 1/.000 5/.200 2/.000 ··· 5/2.350 7/.286 658/465 .247/.315/.402/.717 .775/.694 .712 87/.531 20/6 17/13
26.Flores G/S/vP ··· 3/2.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 10/.100 296/198 .213/.248/.329/.577 .636/.548 .596 19/.393 1/2 6/4
34.Harper* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 4/.750 6/.833 1/.000 2/2.000 1/2.000 9/.944 597/395 .270/.340/.477/.817 .715/.869 .832 102/.980 18/6 22/7
25.LaRoche* G/S/vP 20/.750 9/1.083 ··· 5/1.100 18/.778 2/.000 1/.000 4/.000 33/.771 647/459 .271/.343/.510/.853 .825/.864 .871 99/.843 1/1 33/7
1.Lombardozzi# G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· 416/315 .273/.317/.354/.671 .532/.715 .716 35/.532 5/3 3/4
57.Moore G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB 1/2.000 ··· ··· 171/70 .263/.327/.513/.840 .780/.929 .578 22/.727 3/0 10/0
38.Morse G/S/vP 1/no AB 6/.334 ··· 1/.000 9/1.444 1/.000 1/.000 2/.500 11/.818 430/319 .291/.321/.470/.791 .755/.804 .729 76/.904 0/1 18/1
24.Suzuki G/S/vP 4/.833 4/.000 2/.000 ··· 3/.666 2/.500 2/1.000 1/3.000 10/.733 442/341 .235/.276/.328/.605 .628/.598 .542 73/.704 2/0 6/5
18.Tracy* G/S/vP 9/.222 2/.000 1/.000 3/.666 5/2.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 6/.500 105/96 .269/.343/.441/.784 1.000/.760 .847 24/.564 0/0 3/1
28.Werth G/S/vP 6/2.000 5/.400 ··· 8/1.339 12/.750 2/.500 1/.000 6/.500 21/.760 344/257 .300/.387/.440/.827 1.037/.755 .915 104/.727 8/2 5/1
11.Zimmerman G/S/vP 13/.462 10/.700 ··· 5/1.400 12/.633 2/1.000 1/.000 5/.800 29/.724 641/469 .282/.346/.478/.824 .861/.810 .908 96/.914 5/2 25/19
IP 17.0 73.1 107.0 72.0 65.1 22.2 46.2 58.2 198.2 TOTAL .261/.322/.428/.750 .754/.748 .762 .759 105/35 194/94
ERA-K/9 3.71/6.4 2.21/7.1 3.53/6.3 2.75/10.8 3.03/6.5 2.78/9.9 4.24/6.4 4.30/9.2 3.94/8.3 3.71/7.5

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Flores (51-9-6)
 Suzuki (65-28-6)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 72/.242 296/.211 457/.271 279/.191 258/.230 89/.175 196/.257 256/.251 831/.259 .255  Harper
 Werth
 Bernadina
 Morse
 Lombardozzi
 Moore
7/92/65/8
0/11/76/4
57/37/7/3
67/0/36/3
41/0/0/2
40/0/2/1
OPS .720 .570 .740 .576 .643 .513 .729 .720 .701 .700
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 30/1.005 123/.656 200/.917 134/.381 119/.669 36/.395 103/.682 101/.681 390/.724 .729
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 42/.521 173/.510 257/.607 145/.756 139/.620 53/.597 93/.781 155/.747 441/.681 .678
Road 45/.663 129/.487 169/.746 119/.602 117/.561 53/.538 103/.749 124/.905 379/.695
Last 28d days 72/.720 45/.545 73/.636 49/.579 44/.691 47/.592 14/.445 41/.956 103/.675
HR/SB/CS 2/1/0 5/6/0 10/8/5 9/3/2 7/1/1 2/1/1 7/2/2 5/3/3 15/2/3 134/56/43
Usage ·······X ·Xo·X··· ·o·····X ··o·X·o· ·oo·X··· ·X·····o ··o·o·o· ········ ··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.