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Detroit Tigers vs. Tampa Bay Rays, at Comerica Park, July 4, 2014 Matchups, Tickets, Preview

Date:
Friday, July 4, 2014
Start Time:
7:08et (local)
Venue:
Comerica Park
Tickets:
Series:
Game #2 of a 4-game series
Average Temp:
82° (based on last ten years)
Rays
Manager:
Game #:
89
On This Date:
5-11
Tigers
Manager:
Game #:
84
On This Date:
77-90
Season Series
Thu, Jul 03, 2014 DET  8  TBR  1     

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
38-50, 5th, 9½ GB, 9½ GB in WC / Schedule
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   19-25   Road:   19-25   ExtrInn: 4-3 
 vsRHP:  29-35   vsLHP:   9-15   1-Run:  14-10
 vsEast: 18-20   vsCntrl: 4-10   vsWest: 12-12 IL: 4-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 88 Thu, Jul  3  @DET  L   1-8       38-50  5th  9.5 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
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:15-15
48-34, 1st, 5 up / Schedule
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   23-19   Road:   25-15   ExtrInn: 3-4 
 vsRHP:  30-26   vsLHP:  18-8    1-Run:  15-10
 vsEast: 11-5    vsCntrl:19-15   vsWest: 16-11 IL: 2-3 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 82 Thu, Jul  3   TBR  W   8-1       48-34  1st  5.0 up
 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
 Last 10: 8-2    Last 20:14-6    Last 30:17-13
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Thu, Jul 03, 2014 DET  8  TBR  1        W:Max Scherzer (10-3), L: Erik Bedard (4-6), S: none

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)
Season Series: 2014 - DET over 1-0; 2013 - Tied 3-3; 2012 - DET won 5-2; All-Time - DET leads 61-56

SP: Alex Cobb (26, RHP, 3-6, 4.20)

2014 Gamelogs / 2014 Splits / vs. DET Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2014 (3-6) 64.1 60 32 30 20 56 7 4.20
2013 (11-3) 143.1 120 46 44 45 134 13 2.76
2012 (11-9) 136.1 130 67 61 40 106 11 4.03
Last 7 GS 2-5 38.2 45 28 26 13 36 6 6.05 44
2014-06-29 @BAL W 5.0 8 4 3 0 3 1 82 40
2014-06-23 PIT L 5.0 6 6 6 3 2 1 91 30
2014-06-18 BAL L 7.0 4 1 0 4 6 0 111 69
2014-06-13 @HOU W 6.1 3 1 1 2 11 1 97 72
2014-06-07 SEA L 4.1 10 7 7 1 2 1 72 16
2014-06-02 @MIA L 6.0 5 3 3 2 5 0 91 53
2014-05-27 @TOR L 5.0 9 6 6 1 7 2 87 31
Last 5 v.DET 0-1 18.2 21 6 5 7 17 0 2.41 54
2013-06-05 @DET ND 7.2 5 0 0 3 7 0 108 73
2012-07-01 DET L 5.1 8 5 4 2 3 0 100 35
2011-06-13 @DET ND 5.2 8 1 1 2 7 0 102 54

SP: Drew Smyly (25, LHP, 4-7, 3.57)

2014 Gamelogs / 2014 Splits / vs. TBR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2014 (4-7) 75.2 77 32 30 26 65 10 3.57
2013 (6-0) 76.0 62 20 20 17 81 4 2.37
2012 (4-3) 99.1 93 49 44 33 94 12 3.99
Last 7 GS 2-5 36.1 44 19 17 10 28 6 4.21 48
2014-06-29 @HOU L 2.1 8 4 4 2 3 0 67 26
2014-06-24 @TEX W 6.0 5 1 0 1 5 0 102 64
2014-06-18 KCR L 7.0 7 2 2 0 6 1 106 61
2014-06-13 MIN L 6.0 4 1 1 3 2 1 100 59
2014-06-06 BOS W 6.0 5 2 1 1 4 0 101 59
2014-05-31 @SEA L 4.0 7 3 3 1 5 0 105 40
2014-05-26 @OAK L 5.0 8 6 6 2 3 4 107 28
Last 5 v.TBR 1-0 9.0 7 4 4 4 8 1 4.00 52
2012-07-01 @TBR W 5.0 3 3 3 1 4 0 92 52
2012-04-12 TBR ND 4.0 4 1 1 3 4 1 90 51
Rays Batters (3.76 RS/G) vs. Tigers Pitchers (4.27 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 33.Smyly*
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 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 20/20 .150/.150/.200/.350 /.350 .125 8/.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 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 179/143 .223/.311/.344/.655 .573/.675 .471 51/.704 0/0 4/0
8.Jennings G/S/vP 8/.875 1/.000 3/.666 3/1.667 ··· ··· 2/.000 1/.000 361/271 .241/.334/.379/.714 .859/.667 .760 116/.715 12/6 7/0
20.Joyce* G/S/vP 2/.000 2/.500 11/.573 5/.000 ··· ··· 7/.619 1/.000 281/258 .268/.352/.423/.775 .360/.814 .750 79/.794 1/2 6/1
39.Kiermaier* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 134/105 .290/.331/.556/.887 .438/1.011 .843 99/.742 1/3 7/1
21.Loney* G/S/vP 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 3/.000 ··· 358/258 .280/.332/.385/.717 .641/.747 .685 107/.705 2/0 5/3
3.Longoria G/S/vP 2/3.000 ··· 18/.389 10/.450 ··· ··· 4/.000 ··· 381/281 .261/.331/.390/.721 .906/.657 .560 113/.702 3/0 10/6
28.Molina G/S/vP 2/1.500 1/no AB 6/1.417 2/.000 ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· 136/104 .173/.209/.181/.390 .613/.321 .406 39/.538 1/0 0/2
1.Rodriguez G/S/vP 6/.000 1/.000 1/.000 6/.167 ··· ··· 2/1.000 ··· 133/56 .215/.260/.479/.739 .737/.737 .760 33/.619 1/0 8/1
18.Zobrist# G/S/vP 5/.600 ··· 17/.059 18/.398 ··· ··· 7/2.381 1/.000 325/242 .250/.336/.394/.731 .843/.693 .734 110/.773 4/2 6/7
IP 75.2 31.0 33.2 29.2 10.1 3.1 30.2 6.1 TOTAL .248/.320/.378/.698 .725/.689 .669 .723 31/18 71/41
ERA-K/9 3.57/7.7 3.19/10.2 2.94/9.9 5.16/6.4 2.61/9.6 2.70/5.5 6.16/8.8 5.68/8.6 3.95/7.7

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

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 321/.264 130/.239 137/.234 132/.299 39/.147 15/.308 139/.276 27/.308 .257  Joyce
 Jennings
 Kiermaier
 Forsythe
 Rodriguez
 Guyer
 Zobrist
49/0/9/3
0/78/0/1
1/9/32/1
3/0/0/0
14/0/0/0
25/6/1/0
8/0/4/0
OPS .746 .659 .613 .798 .502 .785 .776 .718 .715
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 90/.385 66/.708 71/.673 58/.573 18/.489 6/.533 78/.877 16/1.000 .663
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 231/.893 64/.609 66/.550 74/.987 21/.508 9/.944 61/.647 11/.282 .772
Home 150/.735 71/.723 77/.797 59/.794 18/.229 / 71/.643 3/.000
Last 28d days 91/.723 31/.688 35/.676 41/.549 39/.502 15/.785 43/.808 27/.718
HR/SB/CS 10/9/5 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·oX·X· ····X·o· ·o···X·· o···X·X·
Tigers Batters (4.71 RS/G) vs. Rays Pitchers (4.20 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 53.Cobb
G/S/vB
50.Balfour
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 9/1.270 3/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 3/2.334 4/1.750 1/.000 236/175 .230/.345/.370/.715 .570/.767 .607 71/.723 0/3 5/3
24.Cabrera G/S/vP 10/1.100 11/.364 ··· 4/1.750 5/.600 7/1.000 2/2.500 1/.000 353/258 .316/.374/.551/.925 .847/.952 .969 109/.957 0/1 14/4
9.Castellanos G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 1/2.000 293/202 .271/.317/.413/.730 .874/.669 .805 100/.807 2/1 6/6
20.Davis G/S/vP 3/.333 5/.933 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 3/.666 4/.000 ··· 251/163 .280/.324/.418/.742 .883/.666 .732 72/.751 22/8 6/2
50.Holaday G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 80/37 .293/.325/.333/.658 .501/.844 .591 29/.678 1/1 0/4
48.Hunter G/S/vP 14/1.038 13/.846 ··· 3/.000 5/.200 14/1.071 3/.666 1/.000 278/199 .260/.284/.426/.711 .690/.718 .670 68/.573 2/1 10/4
14.Jackson G/S/vP 8/.750 3/.667 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/5.000 3/.000 1/.000 316/231 .247/.311/.358/.670 .777/.630 .824 93/.648 8/3 3/4
32.Kelly* G/S/vP 6/.833 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 11/.864 16/.625 2/2.000 4/.250 8/1.125 5/1.400 4/.250 1/.000 367/268 .306/.342/.487/.828 .761/.854 .861 112/.913 9/3 11/2
28.Martinez G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 1/no AB 1/3.000 ··· ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 166/115 .320/.355/.614/.970 .668/1.101 .900 93/1.133 2/2 10/1
41.Martinez# G/S/vP 6/.334 10/1.100 ··· ··· 4/1.250 11/.546 4/.500 ··· 337/249 .327/.389/.600/.989 1.196/.913 .919 97/1.020 2/2 21/4
27.Romine# G/S/vP ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 148/120 .222/.281/.267/.547 .703/.510 .661 15/.813 5/1 1/7
30.Suarez G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 1/.000 87/51 .280/.357/.467/.824 .847/.808 .839 86/.834 0/1 3/4
IP 64.1 33.0 31.1 37.1 29.0 36.0 60.1 12.1 TOTAL .278/.332/.443/.775 .783/.772 .795 .836 56/29 90/56
ERA-K/9 4.20/7.8 5.18/8.5 2.87/13.8 1.21/10.6 2.48/8.1 4.00/10.2 4.18/7.0 2.19/10.2 3.88/8.8

 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 270/.246 145/.208 123/.160 139/.164 122/.181 151/.232 266/.248 52/.234 .241  Davis
 Jackson
 Kelly
 Hunter
 Martinez
58/5/0/5
0/77/0/2
4/3/8/0
0/0/65/0
23/0/16/0
OPS .687 .680 .602 .412 .647 .721 .704 .627 .687
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 132/.599 85/.707 55/.407 44/.554 61/.624 90/.729 97/.638 15/.883 .665
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 138/.771 60/.639 68/.758 95/.348 61/.671 61/.709 169/.743 37/.529 .704
Road 118/.720 61/.710 53/.458 74/.545 51/1.001 70/.777 178/.803 22/.558
Last 28d days 125/.779 46/.692 42/.575 37/.363 40/.699 35/.690 65/.648 52/.627
HR/SB/CS 7/6/1 2/2/0 6/3/1 0/1/1 3/4/0 7/2/0 6/1/0 1/0/0 86/42/12
Usage ····X··· ··XX·Xo· ·o·Xo·X· ··oX·Xo· ·o····X· ·X·oo·X· Xo··X·o· X···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.