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Detroit Tigers vs. Tampa Bay Rays, at Comerica Park, July 6, 2014 Matchups, Tickets, Preview

Date:
Sunday, July 6, 2014
Start Time:
8:00et (local)
Venue:
Comerica Park
Tickets:
Series:
Game #4 of a 4-game series
Average Temp:
82° (based on last ten years)
Rays
Manager:
Game #:
91
On This Date:
9-4
Tigers
Manager:
Game #:
86
On This Date:
56-38
Season Series
Thu, Jul 03, 2014 DET  8  TBR  1     
Fri, Jul 04, 2014 TBR  6 @DET  3     
Sat, Jul 05, 2014 TBR  7 @DET  2     

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
40-50, 5th, 8½ GB, 12 GB in WC / Schedule
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   19-25   Road:   21-25   ExtrInn: 4-3 
 vsRHP:  30-35   vsLHP:  10-15   1-Run:  14-10
 vsEast: 18-20   vsCntrl: 6-10   vsWest: 12-12 IL: 4-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 90 Sat, Jul  5  @DET  W   7-2       40-50  5th  8.5 gb
 89 Fri, Jul  4  @DET  W   6-3       39-50  5th  9.0 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
 Last 10: 8-2    Last 20:13-7    Last 30:17-13
48-36, 1st, 4 up / Schedule
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   23-21   Road:   25-15   ExtrInn: 3-4 
 vsRHP:  30-28   vsLHP:  18-8    1-Run:  15-10
 vsEast: 11-7    vsCntrl:19-15   vsWest: 16-11 IL: 2-3 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 84 Sat, Jul  5   TBR  L   2-7       48-36  1st  4.0 up
 83 Fri, Jul  4   TBR  L   3-6       48-35  1st  4.0 up
 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
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:13-7    Last 30:17-13
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sat, Jul 05, 2014 TBR  7 @DET  2        W:Chris Archer (5-5), L: Anibal Sanchez (5-3), S: none
Fri, Jul 04, 2014 TBR  6 @DET  3        W:Alex Cobb (4-6), L: Drew Smyly (4-8), S: Jake McGee (4)
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)
Season Series: 2014 - TBR over 2-1; 2013 - Tied 3-3; 2012 - DET won 5-2; All-Time - DET leads 61-58

SP: David Price (28, LHP, 7-7, 3.50)

2014 Gamelogs / 2014 Splits / vs. DET Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2014 (7-7) 131.0 125 58 51 17 153 17 3.50
2013 (10-8) 186.2 178 78 69 27 151 16 3.33
2012 (20-5) 211.0 173 63 60 59 205 16 2.56
Last 7 GS 3-3 53.2 42 17 13 9 69 5 2.18 68
2014-07-01 @NYY W 7.0 4 1 1 3 9 0 119 71
2014-06-25 PIT W 8.1 5 1 1 1 11 1 120 79
2014-06-20 HOU L 8.0 6 2 2 3 12 1 116 71
2014-06-15 @HOU W 8.0 5 3 3 0 10 2 116 70
2014-06-09 SEA L 8.0 7 3 3 1 10 0 118 65
2014-06-04 MIA L 7.1 9 5 1 0 11 1 114 59
2014-05-30 @BOS ND 7.0 6 2 2 1 6 0 110 62
Last 5 v.DET 4-1 33.2 28 9 9 10 35 1 2.41 62
2012-06-29 DET W 7.0 5 2 2 1 7 1 78 65
2011-08-23 DET L 8.0 6 2 2 2 6 0 116 66
2010-08-09 @DET W 5.0 5 2 2 4 9 0 115 54
2010-07-29 DET W 6.1 7 2 2 2 9 0 115 58
2009-08-29 @DET W 7.1 5 1 1 1 4 0 106 67

SP: Rick Porcello (25, RHP, 11-4, 3.12)

2014 Gamelogs / 2014 Splits / vs. TBR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2014 (11-4) 106.2 96 39 37 24 62 9 3.12
2013 (13-8) 177.0 185 87 85 42 142 18 4.32
2012 (10-12) 176.1 226 101 90 44 107 16 4.59
Last 7 GS 4-2 48.2 38 14 13 15 24 3 2.40 59
2014-07-01 OAK W 9.0 4 0 0 0 0 0 95 79
2014-06-26 @TEX W 9.0 3 0 0 3 6 0 115 84
2014-06-20 @CLE W 6.0 6 0 0 1 3 0 100 62
2014-06-15 MIN ND 7.0 5 3 3 3 4 0 107 56
2014-06-09 @CHW L 5.0 9 6 5 1 4 1 91 30
2014-06-04 TOR L 7.0 6 3 3 1 3 1 108 55
2014-05-29 @OAK W 5.2 5 2 2 6 4 1 105 49
Last 5 v.TBR 2-2 33.0 28 10 10 7 24 1 2.73 59
2013-06-30 @TBR L 6.0 8 3 3 2 3 0 101 45
2012-06-30 @TBR W 7.0 4 0 0 0 4 0 87 73
2012-04-10 TBR ND 7.0 7 2 2 1 4 0 92 58
2010-07-29 @TBR L 7.1 5 4 4 2 8 1 112 58
2009-08-28 TBR W 5.2 4 1 1 2 5 0 104 60
Rays Batters (3.82 RS/G) vs. Tigers Pitchers (4.32 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 21.Porcello
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
30.Belnome* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/3 .000/.000/.000/.000 /.000 .000 3/.000 0/0 0/
35.Figueroa* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 20/20 .150/.150/.200/.350 /.350 .125 8/.000 0/0 0/1
10.Forsythe G/S/vP ··· ··· 3/.667 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 185/95 .254/.308/.361/.669 .737/.605 .730 64/.998 0/0 3/1
5.Guyer G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 131/76 .250/.302/.345/.646 .701/.606 .701 66/.645 3/1 1/0
24.Hanigan G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 183/147 .220/.315/.340/.655 .573/.675 .476 55/.700 0/0 4/0
8.Jennings G/S/vP 10/.600 1/.000 3/.666 4/1.167 1/.000 1/.000 2/.000 2/1.500 371/275 .246/.336/.386/.722 .857/.677 .774 118/.736 12/6 7/0
20.Joyce* G/S/vP 9/.347 2/.500 11/.573 6/.000 ··· ··· 7/.619 1/.000 285/261 .267/.351/.420/.771 .344/.812 .742 79/.821 1/2 6/1
39.Kiermaier* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/4.000 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 142/108 .295/.333/.576/.909 .556/1.020 .885 100/.819 1/3 7/1
21.Loney* G/S/vP 8/.804 1/.000 1/.000 2/.000 2/.000 ··· 3/.000 ··· 367/261 .273/.327/.375/.702 .604/.744 .658 108/.663 2/0 5/3
3.Longoria G/S/vP 10/.425 ··· 18/.389 11/.404 1/no AB 1/no AB 4/.000 1/no AB 391/285 .266/.343/.405/.747 .982/.665 .619 115/.801 4/0 11/6
28.Molina G/S/vP 5/.600 1/no AB 6/1.417 2/.000 1/2.000 ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 140/105 .176/.210/.183/.393 .617/.318 .411 41/.561 1/0 0/2
1.Rodriguez G/S/vP 7/.453 1/.000 1/.000 6/.167 2/2.000 ··· 2/1.000 ··· 138/56 .224/.272/.496/.768 .788/.737 .810 34/.836 1/0 8/1
18.Zobrist# G/S/vP 9/.347 ··· 17/.059 19/.485 ··· 2/1.000 7/2.381 2/.000 335/246 .255/.338/.401/.740 .904/.681 .751 112/.835 4/2 6/7
IP 106.2 31.0 34.2 31.0 11.2 5.0 30.2 8.0 TOTAL .249/.321/.382/.703 .737/.691 .680 .753 32/18 73/42
ERA-K/9 3.12/5.2 3.19/10.2 2.86/9.6 4.94/6.4 2.31/9.2 1.80/5.4 6.16/8.8 5.63/7.9 4.01/7.6

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

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 423/.242 130/.239 140/.230 138/.301 47/.175 22/.316 139/.276 34/.281 .258  Joyce
 Jennings
 Kiermaier
 Forsythe
 Rodriguez
 Guyer
 Zobrist
49/0/9/3
0/80/0/1
1/9/34/1
3/0/0/0
14/0/0/0
27/6/1/0
8/0/4/0
OPS .665 .659 .609 .808 .558 .778 .776 .699 .720
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 244/.651 66/.708 71/.673 60/.623 21/.413 7/.762 78/.877 18/.889 .661
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 179/.683 64/.609 69/.544 78/.959 26/.670 15/.785 61/.647 16/.464 .782
Home 189/.634 71/.723 80/.783 65/.814 26/.406 7/.762 71/.643 10/.422
Last 28d days 139/.550 30/.713 28/.452 41/.618 47/.558 22/.778 36/.727 34/.699
HR/SB/CS 9/2/3 4/4/0 1/2/1 3/1/1 1/0/0 0/0/0 5/6/0 0/0/0 71/59/29
Usage ····X··· ···o···· o····o·· o····o·X oX·o·oX· oo····X· ···o···X ·Xo···X·
Tigers Batters (4.65 RS/G) vs. Rays Pitchers (4.17 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 14.Price*
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 3/.666 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 3/.000 ··· 3/2.334 4/1.750 1/.000 244/182 .228/.346/.379/.724 .561/.783 .630 76/.784 0/3 6/3
24.Cabrera G/S/vP 16/.259 11/.364 ··· ··· 4/1.750 5/.600 8/.875 2/2.500 1/.000 361/266 .311/.371/.540/.912 .847/.934 .941 109/.842 0/1 14/4
9.Castellanos G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 1/2.000 298/206 .266/.312/.405/.717 .863/.656 .777 97/.714 2/1 6/6
20.Davis G/S/vP 30/.577 6/.750 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 4/.500 4/.000 ··· 256/168 .274/.318/.409/.727 .883/.646 .702 68/.745 22/8 6/2
50.Holaday G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 80/37 .293/.325/.333/.658 .501/.844 .591 25/.693 1/1 0/4
48.Hunter G/S/vP 21/.749 13/.846 ··· 1/.000 4/.750 5/.200 14/1.071 3/.666 1/.000 286/206 .264/.287/.429/.715 .720/.713 .681 67/.628 2/1 10/4
14.Jackson G/S/vP 14/.286 3/.667 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/5.000 3/.000 1/.000 324/239 .244/.307/.352/.658 .777/.617 .795 93/.565 8/3 3/4
32.Kelly* G/S/vP 1/.000 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/.500 1/2.000 ··· 99/86 .236/.313/.292/.605 .785/.581 .696 21/.390 3/1 0/1
3.Kinsler G/S/vP 25/.792 16/.625 ··· 2/2.000 4/.250 8/1.125 6/1.133 4/.250 1/.000 375/276 .306/.342/.486/.828 .761/.853 .859 111/.945 9/3 11/2
28.Martinez G/S/vP 7/.858 1/.000 1/no AB 1/no AB 2/1.500 ··· ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 174/122 .325/.362/.631/.993 .654/1.135 .956 101/1.161 2/2 11/1
41.Martinez# G/S/vP 17/1.589 10/1.100 ··· ··· ··· 4/1.250 11/.546 4/.500 ··· 340/252 .328/.391/.599/.991 1.196/.916 .924 91/1.057 2/2 21/4
27.Romine# G/S/vP ··· 3/.666 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 152/124 .217/.280/.261/.541 .703/.503 .643 19/.701 5/1 1/7
30.Suarez G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 1/.000 90/54 .269/.345/.449/.794 .847/.761 .777 82/.738 0/1 3/4
IP 131.0 33.2 2.0 33.1 38.1 29.0 37.0 60.1 12.1 TOTAL .276/.331/.441/.772 .783/.767 .787 .816 56/29 92/56
ERA-K/9 3.50/10.5 5.08/8.8 0.00/4.5 2.70/13.8 1.17/10.3 2.48/8.1 3.89/10.0 4.18/7.0 2.19/10.2 3.85/8.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Avila (41-24-2)
 Holaday (15-4-1)
 Martinez (3-1-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 535/.246 147/.205 6/.000 128/.153 143/.167 122/.181 154/.227 266/.248 52/.234 .240  Davis
 Jackson
 Kelly
 Hunter
 Martinez
59/5/0/5
0/79/0/2
4/3/8/0
0/0/66/0
24/0/17/0
OPS .669 .669 .000 .576 .422 .647 .706 .704 .627 .685
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 146/.694 86/.698 3/.000 57/.391 45/.541 61/.624 91/.721 97/.638 15/.883 .666
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 389/.660 61/.628 3/.000 71/.723 98/.369 61/.671 63/.685 169/.743 37/.529 .700
Road 239/.642 63/.685 6/.000 58/.416 78/.557 51/1.001 73/.744 178/.803 22/.558
Last 28d days 152/.529 39/.397 / 47/.511 39/.425 37/.764 34/.650 57/.687 48/.682
HR/SB/CS 17/9/1 2/2/0 0/0/0 6/3/1 0/1/1 3/4/0 7/2/0 6/1/0 1/0/0 88/42/12
Usage ····X··· o···XX·X ········ ·X·o·Xo· ·X··oX·X ···o···· ·o·X·oo· ··Xo··X· ··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.