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Game Preview: CHC @ MIL, 7:10pm, Saturday, April 26, 2014 @Miller Park

Cubs, 7-15, 7-15 5th, 9½ GB, 5½ GB in WC

SP: Travis Wood (27, LHP, 1-2, 2.52)

2014 Gamelogs / 2014 Splits / vs. MIL Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2014 (1-2) 25.0 27 8 7 4 28 2 2.52
2013 (9-12) 200.0 163 73 69 66 144 18 3.11
2012 (6-13) 156.0 133 80 74 54 119 25 4.27
Last 7 GS 1-3 39.0 41 14 13 12 40 3 3.00 55
2014-04-21 ARI W 7.0 6 1 1 0 9 1 107 70
2014-04-16 @NYY L 5.2 11 2 2 0 2 0 104 41
2014-04-10 PIT ND 6.0 4 1 1 3 9 0 106 66
2014-04-04 PHI L 6.1 6 4 3 1 8 1 102 54
2013-09-27 @STL L 1.0 4 3 3 2 1 0 37 32
2013-09-21 ATL ND 7.0 5 1 1 4 7 0 106 66
2013-09-15 @PIT ND 6.0 5 2 2 2 4 1 87 56
Last 5 v.MIL 2-2 33.1 29 13 12 4 25 5 3.24 58
2013-04-09 MIL ND 6.1 7 3 2 3 6 0 102 52
2012-08-28 MIL L 7.0 5 3 3 0 4 1 95 59
2012-08-22 @MIL L 7.0 6 3 3 1 6 1 99 58
2011-05-30 MIL W 6.0 7 3 3 0 2 2 95 48
2011-04-02 MIL W 7.0 4 1 1 0 7 1 83 72
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    5-8    Road:    2-7    ExtrInn: 1-2 
 vsRHP:   4-12   vsLHP:   3-3    1-Run:   1-4 
 vsEast:  1-2    vsCntrl: 4-9    vsWest:  2-2  IL: 0-2 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 22 Fri, Apr 25  @MIL  L   2-5        7-15  5th  9.5 gb
 21 Thu, Apr 24   ARI  L   2-5        7-14  5th  8.5 gb
 20 Wed, Apr 23   ARI  L   5-7        7-13  5th  8.0 gb
 19 Tue, Apr 22   ARI  W   9-2        7-12  5th  7.0 gb
 18 Mon, Apr 21   ARI  W   5-1        6-12  5th  8.0 gb
 17 Sun, Apr 20   CIN  L   2-8        5-12  5th  8.0 gb
 16 Sat, Apr 19   CIN  W   8-4        5-11  5th  7.0 gb
 15 Fri, Apr 18   CIN  L   1-4        4-11  5th  7.0 gb
 14 Wed, Apr 16  @NYY  L   0-2        4-10  5th  6.5 gb
 13 Wed, Apr 16  @NYY  L   0-3        4-9   5th  6.5 gb
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 7-13   Last 30: 7-15
Brewers, 17-6, 17-6 1st, 4½ up

SP: Marco Estrada (30, RHP, 1-1, 2.66)

2014 Gamelogs / 2014 Splits / vs. CHC Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2014 (1-1) 23.2 20 8 7 6 19 3 2.66
2013 (7-4) 128.0 109 56 55 29 118 19 3.87
2012 (5-7) 138.1 129 62 56 29 143 18 3.64
Last 7 GS 2-1 44.2 28 12 11 10 40 4 2.22 63
2014-04-20 @PIT ND 6.0 6 1 1 0 4 1 103 60
2014-04-15 STL L 6.0 5 3 3 1 3 0 94 52
2014-04-10 @PHI W 6.0 5 2 2 2 6 1 94 58
2014-04-04 @BOS ND 5.2 4 2 1 3 6 1 102 58
2013-09-29 @NYM ND 7.0 2 1 1 0 8 0 100 77
2013-09-23 @ATL W 7.0 2 0 0 3 6 0 115 76
2013-09-17 CHC ND 7.0 4 3 3 1 7 1 93 63
Last 5 v.CHC 4-0 31.0 24 11 8 8 34 4 2.32 61
2013-09-17 CHC ND 7.0 4 3 3 1 7 1 93 63
2013-04-19 CHC W 6.0 7 3 3 2 4 2 104 48
2013-04-08 @CHC W 7.0 5 2 2 1 6 1 100 64
2012-08-27 @CHC W 5.0 6 3 0 3 8 0 92 54
2012-08-21 CHC W 6.0 2 0 0 1 9 0 97 76
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    8-5    Road:    9-1    ExtrInn: 2-1 
 vsRHP:  13-5    vsLHP:   4-1    1-Run:   5-2 
 vsEast:  4-2    vsCntrl: 8-3    vsWest:  2-1  IL: 3-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 23 Fri, Apr 25   CHC  W   5-2       17-6   1st  4.5 up
 22 Wed, Apr 23   SDP  W   5-2       16-6   1st  4.0 up
 21 Tue, Apr 22   SDP  L   1-2 (12)  15-6   1st  3.0 up
 20 Mon, Apr 21   SDP  W   4-3       15-5   1st  4.0 up
 19 Sun, Apr 20  @PIT  W   3-2 (14)  14-5   1st  3.0 up
 18 Sat, Apr 19  @PIT  W   8-7       13-5   1st  2.0 up
 17 Fri, Apr 18  @PIT  W   5-3       12-5   1st  2.0 up
 16 Thu, Apr 17  @PIT  L   2-11      11-5   1st  1.0 up
 15 Wed, Apr 16   STL  W   5-1       11-4   1st  2.0 up
 14 Tue, Apr 15   STL  L   1-6       10-4   1st  1.0 up
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:16-4    Last 30:17-6 
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Fri, Apr 25, 2014 MIL  5  CHC  2        W:Matt Garza (1-2), L: Carlos Villanueva (1-5), S: Francisco Rodriguez (10)

Thu, Sep 19, 2013 CHC  5 @MIL  1        W:Jake Arrieta (4-4), L: Kyle Lohse (10-10), S: none
Wed, Sep 18, 2013 MIL  7  CHC  0        W:Tyler Thornburg (3-1), L: Chris Rusin (2-5), S: none
Tue, Sep 17, 2013 MIL  4  CHC  3        W:Jim Henderson (5-5), L: Justin Grimm (7-9), S: none
Mon, Sep 16, 2013 MIL  6  CHC  1        W:Wily Peralta (10-15), L: Edwin Jackson (8-16), S: none
Sun, Sep 08, 2013 MIL  3 @CHC  1        W:Yovani Gallardo (11-9), L: Justin Grimm (7-8), S: Jim Henderson (24)
Sat, Sep 07, 2013 MIL  5 @CHC  3        W:Johnny Hellweg (1-3), L: Jake Arrieta (3-4), S: Jim Henderson (23)
Fri, Sep 06, 2013 CHC  8  MIL  5        W:Carlos Villanueva (5-8), L: Kyle Lohse (9-9), S: Kevin Gregg (30)
Wed, Jul 31, 2013 CHC  6  MIL  1        W:Edwin Jackson (7-11), L: Wily Peralta (7-11), S: none
Tue, Jul 30, 2013 MIL  3 @CHC  2        W:Burke Badenhop (2-3), L: Kevin Gregg (2-3), S: Jim Henderson (14)
Season Series: 2014 - MIL over 1-0; 2013 - MIL won 13-6; 2012 - MIL won 13-4; All-Time - MIL leads 132-123

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

For the 2013 season

NOTE: Team stats shown are for the 2014 season. Player Stats for the 2013 season. We will switch to 2014 stats on May 1st.

Cubs Batters (3.68 RS/G) vs. Brewers Pitchers (3.13 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 41.Estrada
G/S/vB
59.Duke*
G/S/vB
29.Henderson
G/S/vB
53.Kintzler
G/S/vB
57.Rodriguez
G/S/vB
13.Smith*
G/S/vB
30.Thornburg
G/S/vB
51.Wang*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
12.Baker* G/S/vP 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 5/.400 ··· 1/.000 ··· 46/40 .150/.261/.150/.411 .333/.422 .510 20/.100 0/0 0/0
15.Barney G/S/vP 11/.091 2/.000 5/.000 4/.000 9/.472 ··· 2/.000 ··· 555/412 .208/.266/.303/.569 .725/.515 .516 41/.487 4/2 7/4
64.Bonifacio# G/S/vP 1/.000 10/1.300 ··· ··· 6/1.167 ··· ··· ··· 461/324 .243/.295/.331/.625 .568/.649 .634 94/.832 28/8 3/10
5.Castillo G/S/vP 11/1.091 1/no AB 4/.250 3/1.667 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 428/327 .274/.349/.397/.746 .707/.758 .758 72/.695 2/0 8/10
13.Castro G/S/vP 18/1.000 1/.000 4/.000 7/1.000 8/.542 ··· 6/.167 ··· 705/526 .245/.284/.347/.631 .619/.635 .610 92/.679 9/6 10/22
51.Kalish* G/S/vP ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· / /// / 42/.668 / /
21.Lake G/S/vP 3/1.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 3/.666 ··· 254/189 .284/.332/.428/.760 .956/.692 .726 62/.659 4/4 6/3
30.Olt G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/.833 ··· ··· / /// / 52/.680 / /
44.Rizzo* G/S/vP 15/.134 4/.250 3/.000 5/.400 1/3.000 ··· 6/.000 ··· 690/474 .233/.323/.419/.742 .625/.796 .672 96/.869 6/5 23/5
19.Schierholtz* G/S/vP 9/.472 9/.777 2/1.500 5/.650 7/.143 ··· 2/1.000 ··· 503/437 .251/.301/.470/.770 .553/.799 .765 75/.504 6/3 21/3
6.Sweeney* G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 2/.000 2/.000 6/.500 ··· 2/1.000 ··· 212/159 .266/.324/.448/.772 .824/.755 .649 51/.507 1/0 6/1
24.Valbuena* G/S/vP 6/1.500 4/.000 9/.222 5/.000 6/.333 ··· 6/.167 ··· 391/353 .218/.331/.378/.708 .647/.715 .706 60/.660 1/4 12/7
IP 128.0 31.1 60.0 77.0 46.2 33.1 66.2 TOTAL .234/.300/.348/.648 .722/.622 .567 .648 14/6 17/15
ERA-K/9 3.87/8.3 6.03/5.2 2.70/11.2 2.69/6.8 2.70/10.4 3.24/11.6 2.03/6.5 /0.0 2.50/8.3

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Baker (8-5-0)
 Castillo (67-28-8)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 512/.229 142/.307 247/.200 305/.234 193/.240 131/.202 270/.225 / .217  Schierholtz
 Lake
 Sweeney
 Bonifacio
 Valbuena
0/0/126/5
32/27/0/2
10/45/4/1
20/15/5/0
1/0/0/0
OPS .670 .806 .625 .567 .734 .631 .575 .605
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 238/.651 51/.753 122/.786 129/.540 105/.513 54/.557 140/.479 / .592
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 274/.687 91/.840 125/.475 176/.586 88/1.003 77/.684 130/.684 / .615
Home 222/.907 61/.615 127/.654 168/.676 85/.702 77/.650 121/.640 /
Last 28d days 92/.686 38/.535 37/.824 15/.267 46/.315 43/.469 46/.386 13/1.615
HR/SB/CS 19/9/1 3/2/0 8/8/2 2/3/0 7/3/1 6/1/1 1/5/4 // 20/14/5
Usage ·····X·· X··o·Xo· ···o·oXo ········ o·X·oXoX ··o·oX·o ··o·oX·o ········

NOTE: Team stats shown are for the 2014 season. Player Stats for the 2013 season. We will switch to 2014 stats on May 1st.

Brewers Batters (4.17 RS/G) vs. Cubs Pitchers (4.36 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 37.Wood*
G/S/vB
52.Grimm
G/S/vB
56.Rondon
G/S/vB
59.Rosscup*
G/S/vB
40.Russell*
G/S/vB
46.Strop
G/S/vB
41.Veras
G/S/vB
53.Wright*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
14.Bianchi G/S/vP 3/1.666 ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 2/2.500 ··· ··· 252/184 .237/.272/.292/.564 .552/.569 .556 18/.399 4/4 1/10
8.Braun G/S/vP 20/1.137 3/2.000 2/.500 ··· 5/.800 ··· 1/.000 8/.833 253/170 .298/.372/.498/.869 1.053/.777 .926 93/.973 4/5 9/2
18.Davis G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/1.666 ··· ··· 1/.000 153/103 .279/.353/.596/.949 1.009/.918 1.002 82/.686 3/0 11/1
2.Gennett* G/S/vP ··· 1/no AB 1/.000 2/.000 ··· 2/2.500 1/2.000 2/.000 230/189 .324/.356/.479/.834 .329/.946 .636 75/.800 2/1 6/5
27.Gomez G/S/vP 16/.650 5/1.400 1/.000 1/.000 2/.000 2/1.000 7/.000 2/.000 590/450 .284/.338/.506/.843 .993/.797 .937 104/.924 40/7 24/5
3.Herrera# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· 8/5 .250/.250/.250/.500 .667/.400 .500 11/.400 0/0 0/1
20.Lucroy G/S/vP 11/.364 2/.000 2/.000 ··· 3/.333 2/1.000 2/2.000 4/2.250 580/445 .280/.340/.455/.795 .859/.775 .782 87/.889 9/1 18/10
12.Maldonado G/S/vP 7/.000 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 202/154 .169/.236/.284/.520 .446/.543 .520 15/.883 0/0 4/4
24.Overbay* G/S/vP 2/.000 2/2.500 ··· ··· 2/2.500 1/3.000 7/.572 1/.000 486/361 .240/.295/.393/.688 .516/.748 .801 37/.839 2/0 14/4
16.Ramirez G/S/vP 15/.467 6/.733 1/.000 ··· 1/no AB ··· 6/.000 10/2.300 351/269 .283/.370/.461/.831 .887/.811 .878 94/.781 0/1 12/7
7.Reynolds G/S/vP 6/1.500 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 3/.000 ··· 504/322 .220/.306/.393/.699 .725/.684 .661 67/.744 3/1 21/11
9.Segura G/S/vP 3/1.000 5/1.350 2/1.500 ··· 2/1.500 2/.500 1/.000 1/.000 623/472 .294/.329/.423/.752 .865/.716 .747 94/.601 44/13 12/15
23.Weeks G/S/vP 22/.393 3/1.167 2/5.000 ··· 4/.500 ··· 1/.000 8/.661 399/277 .209/.306/.357/.663 .705/.644 .791 27/.377 7/3 10/10
IP 200.0 98.0 54.2 6.2 52.2 57.1 62.2 53.2 TOTAL .262/.315/.424/.739 .693/.753 .615 .739 20/11 25/15
ERA-K/9 3.11/6.5 5.97/7.0 4.77/7.2 1.35/9.4 3.59/6.3 4.55/10.4 3.02/8.6 3.69/9.2 3.93/7.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Lucroy (80-22-7)
 Maldonado (19-8-3)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 821/.222 442/.300 242/.251 30/.130 214/.238 254/.210 254/.199 232/.261 .253  Gomez
 Braun
 Bianchi
 Davis
 Overbay
 Herrera
0/145/0/12
59/0/0/5
3/0/0/1
34/0/0/1
0/0/4/0
2/0/0/0
OPS .643 .846 .737 .638 .746 .663 .605 .769 .700
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 198/.599 239/.860 112/.546 13/.708 122/.543 108/.653 132/.684 123/.753 .746
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 623/.656 203/.830 130/.908 17/.584 92/1.033 146/.671 122/.520 109/.786 .662
Road 340/.622 224/.896 120/.695 14/.702 98/.786 125/.585 107/.623 114/.841
Last 28d days 109/.640 48/.574 46/.475 5/.000 28/.907 37/.691 35/1.209 38/.707
HR/SB/CS 18/4/3 15/4/4 6/4/1 1/3/0 7/6/5 5/1/0 6/7/0 7/5/1 18/23/1
Usage ····X··· ··oX·X·X ··o·o·X· ········ ··o··o·X ··X·o·o· ·X···X·· Xo···Xo·

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.