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Game Preview: SEA @ TEX, 8:05pm, Tuesday, July 2, 2013 @Rangers Ballpark in Arlington

Mariners, 35-47, 35-47 4th, 13 GB, 12½ GB in WC

SP: Joe Saunders (32, LHP, 5-8, 4.98)

2013 Gamelogs / 2013 Splits / vs. TEX Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2013 (5-8) 94.0 106 53 52 30 49 13 4.98
2012 (9-13) 174.2 195 88 79 39 112 21 4.07
2011 (12-13) 212.0 210 94 87 67 108 29 3.69
Last 7 GS 2-4 41.1 41 19 19 10 27 6 4.14 52
2013-06-25 PIT L 1.2 6 6 6 1 1 3 51 19
2013-06-19 @LAA L 8.0 6 1 1 2 3 0 100 67
2013-06-14 @OAK W 7.0 5 1 1 2 4 0 98 65
2013-06-08 NYY L 6.1 7 3 3 2 4 0 106 49
2013-06-03 CHW W 6.1 5 1 1 1 5 0 102 63
2013-05-29 @SDP ND 7.0 4 1 1 0 3 1 89 68
2013-05-24 TEX L 5.0 8 6 6 2 7 2 95 32
Last 5 v.TEX 0-4 25.1 32 20 19 9 15 6 6.75 41
2013-05-24 TEX L 5.0 8 6 6 2 7 2 95 32
2013-04-19 @TEX L 4.2 9 7 7 3 0 1 95 15
2013-04-13 TEX ND 7.0 3 1 0 2 2 0 98 69
2010-07-23 @TEX L 7.0 7 1 1 1 6 1 126 64
2009-08-07 TEX L 1.2 5 5 5 1 0 2 48 24
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   21-22   Road:   14-25   ExtrInn: 5-7 
 vsRHP:  22-33   vsLHP:  13-14   1-Run:  11-14
 vsEast:  7-6    vsCntrl: 5-11   vsWest: 19-23 IL: 4-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 82 Sun, Jun 30   CHC  L   6-7       35-47  4th 13.0 gb
 81 Sat, Jun 29   CHC  L   3-5 (11)  35-46  4th 12.0 gb
 80 Fri, Jun 28   CHC  W   5-4 (10)  35-45  4th 12.0 gb
 79 Wed, Jun 26   PIT  L   2-4       34-45  4th 11.5 gb
 78 Tue, Jun 25   PIT  L   4-9       34-44  4th 10.5 gb
 77 Sun, Jun 23   OAK  W   6-3 (10)  34-43  3rd 10.5 gb
 76 Sat, Jun 22   OAK  W   7-5       33-43  4th 10.5 gb
 75 Fri, Jun 21   OAK  L   3-6       32-43  4th 11.5 gb
 74 Thu, Jun 20  @LAA  L   9-10      32-42  4th 10.5 gb
 73 Wed, Jun 19  @LAA  L   0-1       32-41  4th 10.5 gb
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 8-12   Last 30:13-17
Rangers, 48-34, 48-34 1st, ½ up

SP: Justin Grimm (24, RHP, 7-5, 5.56)

2013 Gamelogs / 2013 Splits / vs. SEA Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2013 (7-5) 77.2 93 50 48 25 62 11 5.56
2012 (1-1) 14.0 22 14 14 3 13 1 9.00
Last 7 GS 4-2 37.1 49 31 30 11 26 6 7.23 40
2013-06-26 @NYY W 5.0 6 3 3 0 4 1 78 47
2013-06-19 OAK W 5.0 3 3 3 3 3 1 75 49
2013-06-14 TOR L 7.2 10 7 7 2 4 2 108 33
2013-06-09 @TOR ND 5.2 5 4 4 3 6 1 107 46
2013-06-04 @BOS L 1.2 7 8 8 3 1 1 60 7
2013-05-30 ARI W 6.0 8 3 2 0 3 0 91 49
2013-05-24 @SEA W 6.1 10 3 3 0 5 0 88 46
Last 5 v.SEA 2-0 16.1 21 7 6 4 16 1 3.31 50
2013-05-24 @SEA W 6.1 10 3 3 0 5 0 88 46
2013-04-21 SEA W 6.0 6 2 1 1 9 0 96 62
2013-04-11 @SEA ND 4.0 5 2 2 3 2 1 92 43
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   24-16   Road:   24-18   ExtrInn: 1-5 
 vsRHP:  32-25   vsLHP:  16-9    1-Run:  14-8 
 vsEast:  9-10   vsCntrl: 9-8    vsWest: 22-10 IL: 8-6 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 82 Sun, Jun 30   CIN  W   3-2       48-34  1st  0.5 up
 81 Sat, Jun 29   CIN  L   4-6 (11)  47-34  1st  0.5 up
 80 Fri, Jun 28   CIN  W   4-0       47-33  1st  0.5 up
 79 Thu, Jun 27  @NYY  W   2-0       46-33  1st  0.5 up
 78 Wed, Jun 26  @NYY  W   8-5       45-33  1st    Tied
 77 Tue, Jun 25  @NYY  L   3-4       44-33  1st    Tied
 76 Sun, Jun 23  @STL  W   2-1       44-32  1st  1.0 up
 75 Sat, Jun 22  @STL  W   4-2       43-32  1st    Tied
 74 Fri, Jun 21  @STL  W   6-4       42-32  2nd  1.0 gb
 73 Thu, Jun 20   OAK  W   4-3       41-32  2nd  1.0 gb
 Last 10: 8-2    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:16-14
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sun, May 26, 2013 SEA  4  TEX  3 (13)   W:Yoervis Medina (1-0), L: Michael Kirkman (0-1), S: none
Sat, May 25, 2013 TEX  5 @SEA  2        W:Derek Holland (4-2), L: Felix Hernandez (5-4), S: Joe Nathan (16)
Fri, May 24, 2013 TEX  9 @SEA  5        W:Justin Grimm (4-3), L: Joe Saunders (3-5), S: Joe Nathan (15)
Sun, Apr 21, 2013 TEX 11  SEA  3        W:Justin Grimm (1-0), L: Aaron Harang (0-2), S: Michael Kirkman (1)
Sat, Apr 20, 2013 TEX  5  SEA  0        W:Derek Lowe (1-0), L: Brandon Maurer (1-3), S: none
Fri, Apr 19, 2013 TEX  7  SEA  0        W:Yu Darvish (3-1), L: Joe Saunders (1-2), S: none
Sun, Apr 14, 2013 SEA  4  TEX  3        W:Brandon Maurer (1-2), L: Nick Tepesch (1-1), S: Tom Wilhelmsen (5)
Sat, Apr 13, 2013 TEX  3 @SEA  1        W:Joe Ortiz (2-0), L: Carter Capps (0-1), S: Joe Nathan (4)
Fri, Apr 12, 2013 SEA  3  TEX  1        W:Hisashi Iwakuma (2-0), L: Yu Darvish (2-1), S: Tom Wilhelmsen (4)
Thu, Apr 11, 2013 TEX  4 @SEA  3        W:Joe Ortiz (1-0), L: Felix Hernandez (1-2), S: Joe Nathan (3)
Season Series: 2013 - TEX over 7-3; 2012 - TEX won 10-9; 2011 - TEX won 15-4; All-Time - TEX leads 281-270

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 2013 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
Mariners Batters (3.62 RS/G) vs. Rangers Pitchers (3.93 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 51.Grimm
G/S/vB
56.Cotts*
G/S/vB
44.Frasor
G/S/vB
37.McClellan
G/S/vB
36.Nathan
G/S/vB
46.Ross*
G/S/vB
52.Scheppers
G/S/vB
49.Tepesch
G/S/vB
55.Wolf
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
13.Ackley* G/S/vP 6/.400 2/.500 5/.400 ··· 4/.500 4/.500 3/1.167 5/.400 ··· 178/135 .202/.261/.245/.507 .481/.515 .557 7/.286 1/1 1/0
12.Bay G/S/vP 3/.333 ··· 6/.333 4/.000 4/.000 1/2.000 ··· 3/.000 1/2.000 207/112 .220/.325/.418/.743 .801/.692 .610 58/.663 3/1 10/0
33.Blanco G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 62/42 .189/.295/.302/.597 .411/.694 .570 23/.836 0/0 1/1
9.Chavez* G/S/vP 3/1.000 1/2.000 2/.000 2/1.000 2/.000 2/.000 1/2.000 6/.666 ··· 211/158 .272/.288/.347/.635 .525/.672 .604 91/.600 0/2 2/1
20.Franklin# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 124/87 .295/.363/.482/.845 .781/.873 .854 96/.809 5/1 4/4
28.Ibanez* G/S/vP 5/1.000 8/.250 11/1.259 5/.400 9/.555 3/.333 ··· 7/.714 ··· 243/178 .246/.292/.544/.836 .851/.831 .729 100/.853 0/0 19/2
5.Miller* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 13/11 .182/.308/.364/.671 .500/.673 13/.671 2/0 0/0
8.Morales# G/S/vP 9/.583 1/.000 2/2.000 1/.000 12/.584 4/2.750 5/.650 7/1.286 ··· 326/211 .277/.334/.433/.768 .873/.711 .746 86/.512 0/0 9/0
26.Ryan G/S/vP 7/1.171 4/1.167 7/.572 ··· 7/.286 4/.000 3/.666 2/1.000 ··· 238/166 .199/.256/.259/.516 .529/.510 .590 69/.470 4/2 2/9
55.Saunders* G/S/vP 3/.000 2/.000 2/.500 ··· 5/1.400 4/1.000 1/.000 2/.000 2/.000 224/145 .211/.296/.320/.616 .602/.623 .654 62/.482 10/2 4/0
15.Seager* G/S/vP 9/.889 2/1.000 1/.000 ··· 4/1.250 7/.286 2/2.000 7/1.571 ··· 348/220 .268/.328/.448/.776 .630/.863 .874 103/.728 3/3 11/5
17.Smoak# G/S/vP 8/.750 ··· 2/.000 ··· 5/.800 6/.533 1/5.000 4/1.167 1/.000 219/160 .245/.352/.378/.729 .391/.857 .712 39/.888 0/0 6/2
3.Zunino G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 46/32 .227/.261/.341/.602 .548/.625 .715 46/.602 0/0 1/0
IP 77.2 22.2 21.1 9.1 35.2 38.2 40.2 80.1 21.1 TOTAL .237/.301/.385/.686 .677/.691 .676 .657 30/13 93/37
ERA-K/9 5.56/7.2 0.40/10.3 2.95/10.1 7.71/2.9 1.51/8.8 1.86/9.1 1.55/6.0 4.71/6.8 1.27/2.5 3.63/8.0

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Blanco (5-2-9)
 Zunino (4-1-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 345/.294 89/.169 92/.235 40/.212 135/.157 164/.238 159/.180 350/.268 87/.238 .245  Ibanez
 Chavez
 Saunders
 Bay
 Ackley
42/0/1/4
8/23/29/4
2/52/8/3
37/1/18/2
0/2/0/0
OPS .822 .462 .712 .810 .464 .616 .549 .746 .575 .693
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 189/.821 47/.582 31/.448 19/.701 70/.543 58/.766 73/.624 203/.873 46/.535 .723
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 156/.822 42/.331 61/.844 21/.910 65/.382 106/.535 86/.484 147/.569 41/.610 .667
Home 162/.735 49/.424 43/.681 37/.781 62/.351 91/.544 81/.598 179/.796 43/.499
Last 28d days 98/.836 57/.458 29/.580 40/.810 44/.389 57/.636 51/.632 116/.857 53/.528
HR/SB/CS 11/4/3 0/1/0 3/3/0 2/2/0 2/2/1 1/1/0 3/1/3 11/3/0 0/0/0 75/35/10
Usage ·····X·· ·oX··oX· ·o·o···· ··X····· ·XX··o·· ·o·o·X·· ·o···oX· ··X····· ··X·····
Rangers Batters (4.33 RS/G) vs. Mariners Pitchers (4.43 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 23.Saunders*
G/S/vB
49.Beavan
G/S/vB
32.Bonderman
G/S/vB
58.Capps
G/S/vB
40.Farquhar
G/S/vB
41.Furbush*
G/S/vB
31.Medina
G/S/vB
59.Perez*
G/S/vB
54.Wilhelmsen
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
1.Andrus G/S/vP 18/.434 16/.266 9/.222 4/1.000 1/2.000 6/.334 2/.500 ··· 4/.000 359/259 .243/.300/.287/.587 .528/.608 .501 106/.508 17/3 0/7
29.Beltre G/S/vP 34/.730 19/1.418 21/1.081 3/1.334 1/.000 4/3.500 3/.000 15/.967 6/.834 344/263 .296/.337/.485/.822 .859/.810 .844 109/.716 0/0 14/8
43.Beltre* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 10/10 .400/.400/.400/.800 /.800 .571 10/.800 1/1 0/0
27.Berkman# G/S/vP 8/1.089 2/no AB ··· 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 1/2.000 11/.182 1/.000 268/194 .263/.362/.392/.754 .836/.721 .779 60/.621 0/0 6/1
61.Chirinos G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 22/15 .190/.227/.286/.513 .286/.624 .308 9/.222 0/0 0/0
17.Cruz G/S/vP 29/.901 16/.313 8/.500 4/.000 1/2.000 6/2.467 3/.666 1/.000 8/.625 328/242 .271/.332/.525/.858 .808/.874 .841 102/.908 5/1 20/2
5.Kinsler G/S/vP 34/1.182 21/.564 13/1.615 2/.000 ··· 8/1.089 1/no AB 3/.333 4/1.000 247/174 .283/.354/.434/.787 .681/.832 .801 67/.559 4/3 7/7
2.Martin* G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/no AB ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 207/168 .293/.343/.452/.795 .494/.870 .961 77/.864 16/2 5/2
18.Moreland* G/S/vP 3/1.000 17/.764 3/1.167 1/.000 1/2.000 8/.929 1/.000 3/.000 9/.347 254/163 .268/.323/.506/.829 .775/.860 .919 41/.546 0/0 12/2
7.Murphy* G/S/vP 12/.633 20/.850 7/2.381 1/2.000 1/.000 3/.333 1/.000 10/.522 7/.286 293/207 .219/.276/.370/.647 .570/.679 .737 92/.623 1/4 8/2
12.Pierzynski* G/S/vP 19/.579 4/.500 41/.812 1/.000 ··· 5/.400 2/2.000 4/1.000 4/.500 231/151 .286/.320/.442/.763 .690/.800 .738 92/.753 0/1 7/0
13.Profar# G/S/vP 2/1.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 119/83 .257/.319/.381/.700 .624/.731 .732 75/.629 0/2 3/4
8.Soto G/S/vP 8/2.083 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 5/1.467 1/.000 95/63 .181/.277/.325/.602 .225/.802 .839 15/.333 0/1 3/2
IP 94.0 37.2 33.1 31.2 19.1 30.0 29.1 29.2 34.2 TOTAL .260/.320/.418/.738 .712/.749 .756 .663 53/20 95/41
ERA-K/9 4.98/4.7 5.97/6.0 4.05/3.2 5.97/11.4 6.05/13.1 3.90/13.5 2.76/8.9 1.52/13.0 3.89/7.0 4.16/8.0

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Chirinos (0-0-0)
 Pierzynski (27-5-3)
 Soto (8-5-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 407/.287 164/.286 143/.258 142/.311 79/.254 131/.183 126/.206 123/.220 142/.182 .256  Martin
 Murphy
 Beltre
 Cruz
4/57/8/5
79/0/0/4
0/3/0/0
0/0/76/0
OPS .836 .780 .782 .930 .673 .588 .544 .630 .541 .732
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 84/.497 70/.833 85/.827 53/1.170 39/.494 62/.489 52/.604 58/.628 72/.635 .720
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 323/.926 94/.741 58/.716 89/.796 40/.844 69/.679 74/.501 65/.634 70/.446 .742
Road 211/.959 59/1.000 49/1.152 61/.914 40/.657 60/.546 43/.660 52/.488 65/.696
Last 28d days 98/.820 66/.586 119/.641 34/1.400 46/.900 34/.708 54/.603 37/.621 40/.943
HR/SB/CS 13/8/2 7/4/1 4/0/2 9/6/1 2/2/0 3/3/0 0/3/0 3/1/0 2/4/0 98/50/14
Usage ······X· ·X····X· ·X······ ······X· ········ ··o··o·· ··Xo·X·· ··Xo···· ·o···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.