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Detroit Tigers vs. Tampa Bay Rays, at Comerica Park, July 3, 2014 Matchups, Tickets, Preview

Date:
Thursday, July 3, 2014
Start Time:
7:08et (local)
Venue:
Comerica Park
Tickets:
Series:
Game #1 of a 4-game series
Average Temp:
81° (based on last ten years)
Rays
Manager:
Game #:
88
On This Date:
7-8
Tigers
Manager:
Game #:
83
On This Date:
53-56
Season Series

Thu, Jul 03, 2014 TBR    @DET  7:08pm
Fri, Jul 04, 2014 TBR    @DET  7:08pm
Sat, Jul 05, 2014 TBR    @DET  4:08pm
Sun, Jul 06, 2014 TBR    @DET  8:00pm
Tue, Aug 19, 2014 DET    @TBR  7:10pm
Wed, Aug 20, 2014 DET    @TBR  7:10pm
Thu, Aug 21, 2014 DET    @TBR  1:10pm

                         All times ET
38-49, 5th, 9½ GB, 11 GB in WC / Schedule
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   19-25   Road:   19-24   ExtrInn: 4-3 
 vsRHP:  29-34   vsLHP:   9-15   1-Run:  14-10
 vsEast: 18-20   vsCntrl: 4-9    vsWest: 12-12 IL: 4-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 87 Wed, Jul  2  @NYY  W   6-3       38-49  5th  9.5 gb
 86 Tue, Jul  1  @NYY  W   2-1       37-49  5th  9.5 gb
 85 Mon, Jun 30  @NYY  W   4-3 (12)  36-49  5th  9.5 gb
 84 Sun, Jun 29  @BAL  W  12-7       35-49  5th 10.0 gb
 83 Sat, Jun 28  @BAL  W   5-4       34-49  5th 11.0 gb
 82 Fri, Jun 27  @BAL  L   1-4       33-49  5th 12.0 gb
 81 Fri, Jun 27  @BAL  W   5-2       33-48  5th 12.0 gb
 80 Wed, Jun 25   PIT  W   5-1       32-48  5th 12.0 gb
 79 Tue, Jun 24   PIT  L   5-6       31-48  5th 13.0 gb
 78 Mon, Jun 23   PIT  L   1-8       31-47  5th 12.0 gb
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:13-7    Last 30:15-15
47-34, 1st, 4½ up / Schedule
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   22-19   Road:   25-15   ExtrInn: 3-4 
 vsRHP:  30-26   vsLHP:  17-8    1-Run:  15-10
 vsEast: 10-5    vsCntrl:19-15   vsWest: 16-11 IL: 2-3 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 81 Wed, Jul  2   OAK  W   9-3       47-34  1st  4.5 up
 80 Tue, Jul  1   OAK  W   3-0       46-34  1st  4.5 up
 79 Mon, Jun 30   OAK  W   5-4       45-34  1st  3.5 up
 78 Sun, Jun 29  @HOU  L   4-6       44-34  1st  3.5 up
 77 Sat, Jun 28  @HOU  W   4-3       44-33  1st  4.5 up
 76 Fri, Jun 27  @HOU  L   3-4 (11)  43-33  1st  3.5 up
 75 Thu, Jun 26  @TEX  W   6-0       43-32  1st  4.5 up
 74 Wed, Jun 25  @TEX  W   8-6       42-32  1st  4.0 up
 73 Tue, Jun 24  @TEX  W   8-2       41-32  1st  3.0 up
 72 Sun, Jun 22  @CLE  W  10-4       40-32  1st  2.5 up
 Last 10: 8-2    Last 20:14-6    Last 30:16-14
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sun, Jun 30, 2013 TBR  3  DET  1        W:Jeremy Hellickson (7-3), L: Rick Porcello (4-6), S: Fernando Rodney (17)
Sat, Jun 29, 2013 TBR  4  DET  3 (10)   W:Fernando Rodney (3-2), L: Bruce Rondon (0-1), S: none
Fri, Jun 28, 2013 DET  6 @TBR  3        W:Max Scherzer (12-0), L: Alex Colome (1-1), S: Joaquin Benoit (5)
Thu, Jun 06, 2013 DET  5  TBR  2        W:Max Scherzer (8-0), L: Roberto Hernandez (3-6), S: Jose Valverde (7)
Wed, Jun 05, 2013 TBR  3 @DET  0        W:Joel Peralta (1-2), L: Doug Fister (5-3), S: Fernando Rodney (12)
Tue, Jun 04, 2013 DET 10  TBR  1        W:Anibal Sanchez (6-5), L: Matt Moore (8-1), S: none
Sun, Jul 01, 2012 DET  5 @TBR  3        W:Drew Smyly (3-3), L: Alex Cobb (3-5), S: Jose Valverde (15)
Sat, Jun 30, 2012 DET  6 @TBR  2        W:Rick Porcello (6-5), L: Jeremy Hellickson (4-4), S: none
Fri, Jun 29, 2012 TBR  4  DET  2        W:David Price (11-4), L: Justin Verlander (8-5), S: Fernando Rodney (22)
Thu, Jun 28, 2012 DET  5 @TBR  2        W:Max Scherzer (7-5), L: James Shields (7-5), S: Jose Valverde (14)
Season Series: 2014 -  0-0; 2013 - Tied 3-3; 2012 - DET won 5-2; All-Time - DET leads 60-56

SP: Erik Bedard (35, LHP, 4-5, 4.21)

2014 Gamelogs / 2014 Splits / vs. DET Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2014 (4-5) 72.2 74 40 34 27 64 7 4.21
2013 (4-12) 151.0 149 83 77 75 138 18 4.59
2012 (7-14) 125.2 129 76 70 56 118 14 5.01
Last 7 GS 2-3 35.0 45 24 23 9 36 6 5.91 44
2014-06-28 @BAL W 7.0 5 3 3 0 7 2 87 62
2014-06-22 HOU ND 5.1 7 2 2 1 8 1 108 53
2014-06-17 BAL L 4.0 4 5 5 2 3 1 92 35
2014-06-11 STL ND 4.0 8 3 3 1 4 0 80 37
2014-06-06 SEA W 6.0 4 0 0 1 8 0 103 71
2014-06-01 @BOS L 4.2 5 3 3 4 4 0 104 42
2014-05-26 @TOR L 4.0 12 8 7 0 2 2 78 10
Last 5 v.DET 2-2 28.0 25 9 8 13 25 3 2.57 56
2011-06-10 @DET ND 5.0 3 2 2 3 6 1 96 56
2011-04-27 @DET W 7.0 5 1 1 0 3 0 88 66
2011-04-20 DET L 5.0 5 3 3 5 2 1 95 42
2009-04-18 DET L 6.0 7 2 1 2 8 0 101 58
2008-07-04 DET W 5.0 5 1 1 3 6 1 99 56

SP: Max Scherzer (29, RHP, 9-3, 3.64)

2014 Gamelogs / 2014 Splits / vs. TBR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2014 (9-3) 111.1 107 45 45 32 132 11 3.64
2013 (21-3) 214.1 152 73 69 56 240 18 2.90
2012 (16-7) 187.2 179 82 78 60 231 23 3.74
Last 7 GS 3-2 45.1 54 26 26 10 54 5 5.16 50
2014-06-28 @HOU ND 7.0 7 2 2 1 13 0 112 67
2014-06-22 @CLE W 6.0 6 1 1 2 8 0 114 62
2014-06-17 KCR L 4.0 10 10 10 1 5 2 93 6
2014-06-12 @CHW W 9.0 3 0 0 3 8 0 113 86
2014-06-07 BOS W 6.2 11 4 4 1 9 1 115 44
2014-06-01 @SEA L 6.2 9 4 4 0 7 1 116 47
2014-05-27 @OAK ND 6.0 8 5 5 2 4 1 107 38
Last 5 v.TBR 3-1 32.0 20 10 9 11 31 3 2.53 62
2013-06-28 @TBR W 7.0 4 3 3 1 9 2 109 65
2013-06-06 TBR W 7.0 4 1 1 2 9 0 100 72
2012-06-28 @TBR W 6.0 4 2 2 2 7 0 111 61
2011-08-24 @TBR ND 5.0 4 2 2 2 4 1 97 53
2010-08-10 TBR L 7.0 4 2 1 4 2 0 111 61
Rays Batters (3.79 RS/G) vs. Tigers Pitchers (4.31 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 37.Scherzer
G/S/vB
62.Alburquerque
G/S/vB
44.Chamberlain
G/S/vB
40.Coke*
G/S/vB
65.Hardy*
G/S/vB
63.McCoy*
G/S/vB
36.Nathan
G/S/vB
55.Smith
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
35.Figueroa* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 17/17 .176/.176/.235/.412 /.412 .154 5/.000 0/0 0/1
10.Forsythe G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.500 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 176/90 .253/.301/.346/.647 .756/.543 .687 59/.942 0/0 2/1
5.Guyer G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 122/71 .269/.325/.370/.695 .760/.648 .827 57/.753 3/1 1/0
24.Hanigan G/S/vP 2/.500 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 176/140 .227/.316/.351/.667 .573/.691 .487 48/.752 0/0 4/0
8.Jennings G/S/vP 12/.166 1/.000 3/.666 3/1.667 ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 357/267 .241/.335/.378/.713 .859/.666 .760 117/.730 12/6 7/0
20.Joyce* G/S/vP 17/.635 2/.500 11/.573 5/.000 ··· ··· 7/.619 ··· 277/254 .271/.354/.428/.782 .360/.822 .763 78/.785 1/2 6/1
39.Kiermaier* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 131/102 .298/.338/.570/.909 .438/1.042 .881 100/.802 1/3 7/1
21.Loney* G/S/vP 21/.736 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 3/.000 ··· 355/255 .280/.332/.385/.717 .641/.748 .685 109/.733 2/0 5/3
3.Longoria G/S/vP 13/.648 ··· 18/.389 10/.450 ··· ··· 4/.000 ··· 378/278 .263/.333/.392/.726 .906/.663 .568 115/.758 3/0 10/6
28.Molina G/S/vP 8/.286 1/no AB 6/1.417 2/.000 ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· 136/104 .173/.209/.181/.390 .613/.321 .406 43/.506 1/0 0/2
1.Rodriguez G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 1/.000 6/.167 ··· ··· 2/1.000 ··· 133/56 .215/.260/.479/.739 .737/.737 .760 35/.581 1/0 8/1
18.Zobrist# G/S/vP 17/.568 ··· 17/.059 18/.398 ··· ··· 7/2.381 ··· 321/238 .254/.341/.400/.741 .843/.706 .755 111/.795 4/2 6/7
IP 111.1 31.0 33.2 29.2 10.1 3.1 30.2 5.1 TOTAL .249/.322/.381/.703 .725/.695 .678 .747 31/18 71/41
ERA-K/9 3.64/10.7 3.19/10.2 2.94/9.9 5.16/6.4 2.61/9.6 2.70/5.5 6.16/8.8 6.75/8.5 3.98/7.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Hanigan (16-7-1)
 Molina (25-5-3)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 464/.251 130/.239 137/.234 132/.299 39/.147 15/.308 139/.276 24/.348 .259  Joyce
 Jennings
 Kiermaier
 Forsythe
 Rodriguez
 Guyer
 Zobrist
48/0/9/3
0/77/0/1
1/9/31/1
3/0/0/0
14/0/0/0
25/6/1/0
8/0/4/0
OPS .707 .659 .613 .798 .502 .785 .776 .810 .720
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 270/.741 66/.708 71/.673 58/.573 18/.489 6/.533 78/.877 14/1.143 .670
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 194/.661 64/.609 66/.550 74/.987 21/.508 9/.944 61/.647 10/.311 .775
Home 188/.706 71/.723 77/.797 59/.794 18/.229 / 71/.643 /
Last 28d days 143/.725 31/.688 38/.619 41/.549 39/.502 15/.785 47/.780 24/.810
HR/SB/CS 11/10/7 4/4/0 1/2/1 3/1/1 1/0/0 0/0/0 5/6/0 0/0/0 69/58/29
Usage ····X··· o····o·o ··o··o·X ··o·X··o o·oX·X·X ···X·o·· o···X··X ···X·X··
Tigers Batters (4.67 RS/G) vs. Rays Pitchers (4.16 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 40.Bedard*
G/S/vB
50.Balfour
G/S/vB
38.Beliveau*
G/S/vB
26.Boxberger
G/S/vB
57.McGee*
G/S/vB
46.Oviedo
G/S/vB
62.Peralta
G/S/vB
27.Ramos*
G/S/vB
49.Yates
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
13.Avila* G/S/vP 4/.500 3/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 3/2.334 2/2.500 ··· 232/174 .230/.346/.372/.719 .565/.772 .611 70/.734 0/3 5/3
24.Cabrera G/S/vP 18/.862 11/.364 ··· ··· 4/1.750 5/.600 7/1.000 ··· ··· 348/257 .311/.368/.542/.909 .774/.956 .939 108/.906 0/1 14/4
9.Castellanos G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 289/201 .268/.315/.411/.726 .882/.662 .799 100/.839 2/1 6/6
20.Davis G/S/vP 10/.200 5/.933 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 3/.666 4/.000 ··· 251/163 .280/.324/.418/.742 .883/.666 .732 75/.720 22/8 6/2
50.Holaday G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 80/37 .293/.325/.333/.658 .501/.844 .591 30/.795 1/1 0/4
48.Hunter G/S/vP 29/.952 13/.846 ··· ··· 3/.000 5/.200 14/1.071 2/.000 ··· 274/198 .257/.281/.414/.695 .623/.722 .639 68/.603 2/1 9/4
14.Jackson G/S/vP 11/.273 3/.667 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/5.000 1/.000 ··· 311/230 .245/.310/.358/.667 .765/.633 .825 92/.636 8/3 3/4
32.Kelly* G/S/vP 2/.000 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.500 1/2.000 ··· 96/83 .233/.313/.291/.603 .785/.578 .698 19/.325 3/1 0/1
3.Kinsler G/S/vP 45/.697 16/.625 ··· 2/2.000 4/.250 8/1.125 5/1.400 2/.500 ··· 362/267 .308/.343/.482/.826 .739/.858 .857 111/.922 9/3 10/2
28.Martinez G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 1/no AB 1/no AB 1/3.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 162/114 .315/.352/.617/.969 .625/1.111 .895 89/1.140 2/2 10/1
41.Martinez# G/S/vP 26/.850 10/1.100 ··· ··· ··· 4/1.250 11/.546 2/.000 ··· 333/249 .323/.384/.589/.974 1.147/.913 .887 97/.987 2/2 20/4
27.Romine# G/S/vP 2/.000 2/1.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 148/120 .222/.281/.267/.547 .703/.510 .661 19/.819 5/1 1/7
30.Suarez G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 83/50 .296/.375/.493/.868 .939/.825 .937 82/.880 0/1 3/4
IP 72.2 33.0 2.0 31.1 37.1 29.0 36.0 57.0 9.2 TOTAL .276/.330/.440/.770 .761/.774 .786 .837 56/29 87/56
ERA-K/9 4.21/7.9 5.18/8.5 0.00/4.5 2.87/13.8 1.21/10.6 2.48/8.1 4.00/10.2 4.11/6.9 2.79/11.1 3.83/8.8

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Avila (40-24-2)
 Holaday (15-4-1)
 Martinez (3-1-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 322/.257 145/.208 6/.000 123/.160 139/.164 122/.181 151/.232 250/.239 44/.256 .239  Davis
 Jackson
 Kelly
 Hunter
 Martinez
58/5/0/5
0/76/0/2
4/3/8/0
0/0/64/0
22/0/16/0
OPS .720 .680 .000 .602 .412 .647 .721 .697 .700 .681
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 84/.837 85/.707 3/.000 55/.407 44/.554 61/.624 90/.729 95/.630 14/.955 .665
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 238/.678 60/.639 3/.000 68/.758 95/.348 61/.671 61/.709 155/.739 30/.588 .694
Road 151/.783 61/.710 6/.000 53/.458 74/.545 51/1.001 70/.777 162/.802 14/.742
Last 28d days 112/.741 50/.676 / 42/.575 40/.335 40/.699 38/.633 49/.593 44/.700
HR/SB/CS 7/1/0 2/2/0 0/0/0 6/3/1 0/1/1 3/4/0 7/2/0 6/1/0 1/0/0 83/42/12
Usage ····X··· ·XX·Xo·· ········ o·Xo·X·· ·oX·Xo·o o····X·· X·oo·X·· o··X·o·· ···X····

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 2014 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

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.