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Game Preview: TEX @ SEA, 9:10pm, Saturday, April 26, 2014 @Safeco Field

Rangers, 14-9, 14-9 2nd, 1 GB, 2½ up in WC

SP: Colby Lewis (34, RHP, 1-1, 4.22)

2014 Gamelogs / 2014 Splits / vs. SEA Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2014 (1-1) 10.2 14 5 5 1 8 1 4.22
2012 (6-6) 105.0 99 48 40 14 93 16 3.43
2011 (14-10) 200.1 187 103 98 56 169 35 4.40
Last 7 GS 3-3 43.2 42 18 17 5 37 3 3.50 56
2014-04-19 CHW W 5.1 6 1 1 1 4 0 85 55
2014-04-14 SEA L 5.1 8 4 4 0 4 1 89 40
2012-07-18 @OAK ND 5.0 3 1 1 2 3 1 75 58
2012-06-23 COL L 4.0 12 8 7 0 6 0 89 14
2012-06-17 HOU W 7.0 3 1 1 1 10 0 92 76
2012-06-12 ARI W 9.0 4 1 1 1 7 1 105 81
2012-06-06 @OAK L 8.0 6 2 2 0 3 0 101 65
Last 5 v.SEA 2-2 34.1 33 13 13 4 36 3 3.41 58
2014-04-14 SEA L 5.1 8 4 4 0 4 1 89 40
2012-04-11 SEA ND 6.2 5 0 0 0 6 0 109 70
2011-09-17 @SEA W 5.2 8 6 6 1 7 1 94 35
2011-07-15 @SEA W 8.2 4 0 0 2 8 0 121 82
2011-05-05 @SEA L 8.0 8 3 3 1 11 1 113 64
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    9-4    Road:    5-5    ExtrInn: 1-1 
 vsRHP:  10-5    vsLHP:   4-4    1-Run:   7-3 
 vsEast:  2-4    vsCntrl: 2-1    vsWest:  8-3  IL: 2-1 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 23 Fri, Apr 25  @SEA  L   5-6       14-9   2nd  1.0 gb
 22 Wed, Apr 23  @OAK  W   3-0       14-8   1st  0.5 up
 21 Tue, Apr 22  @OAK  W   5-4       13-8   2nd  0.5 gb
 20 Mon, Apr 21  @OAK  W   4-3       12-8   2nd  1.5 gb
 19 Sun, Apr 20   CHW  L   2-16      11-8   2nd  2.5 gb
 18 Sat, Apr 19   CHW  W   6-3       11-7   2nd  1.5 gb
 17 Fri, Apr 18   CHW  W  12-0       10-7   2nd  1.5 gb
 16 Thu, Apr 17   SEA  W   8-6        9-7   2nd  1.5 gb
 15 Wed, Apr 16   SEA  W   3-2        8-7   2nd  2.0 gb
 14 Tue, Apr 15   SEA  W   5-0        7-7   3rd  3.0 gb
 Last 10: 8-2    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:14-9 
Mariners, 9-13, 9-13 4th, 5½ GB, 4½ GB in WC

SP: Felix Hernandez (28, RHP, 3-1, 2.04)

2014 Gamelogs / 2014 Splits / vs. TEX Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2014 (3-1) 35.1 25 13 8 4 43 3 2.04
2013 (12-10) 204.1 185 74 69 46 216 15 3.04
2012 (13-9) 232.0 209 84 79 56 223 14 3.06
Last 7 GS 3-2 45.1 31 17 12 9 59 4 2.38 64
2014-04-21 HOU L 7.0 7 6 2 1 4 1 96 50
2014-04-16 @TEX ND 7.0 4 1 1 1 9 0 96 73
2014-04-11 OAK W 7.0 4 2 2 0 11 0 104 72
2014-04-05 @OAK W 8.1 6 1 1 1 8 1 101 74
2014-03-31 @LAA W 6.0 4 3 2 1 11 1 103 64
2013-09-27 OAK L 6.0 5 3 3 1 6 1 106 55
2013-09-22 @LAA ND 4.0 1 1 1 4 10 0 92 62
Last 5 v.TEX 0-3 27.2 38 22 21 10 31 4 6.83 42
2014-04-16 @TEX ND 7.0 4 1 1 1 9 0 96 73
2013-08-28 TEX L 3.0 11 9 8 1 2 1 78 4
2013-08-17 @TEX L 5.0 5 5 5 5 4 0 90 36
2013-07-03 @TEX ND 7.0 7 2 2 2 7 2 107 60
2013-05-25 TEX L 5.2 11 5 5 1 9 1 114 35
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    4-5    Road:    5-8    ExtrInn: 0-1 
 vsRHP:   4-10   vsLHP:   5-3    1-Run:   1-3 
 vsEast:  0-0    vsCntrl: 0-0    vsWest:  9-10 IL: 0-3 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 22 Fri, Apr 25   TEX  W   6-5        9-13  4th  5.5 gb
 21 Wed, Apr 23   HOU  W   5-3        8-13  4th  5.5 gb
 20 Tue, Apr 22   HOU  L   2-5        7-13  4th  6.0 gb
 19 Mon, Apr 21   HOU  L   2-7        7-12  4th  6.0 gb
 18 Sun, Apr 20  @MIA  L   2-3        7-11  4th  6.0 gb
 17 Sat, Apr 19  @MIA  L   0-7        7-10  4th  5.0 gb
 16 Fri, Apr 18  @MIA  L   4-8        7-9   4th  4.0 gb
 15 Thu, Apr 17  @TEX  L   6-8        7-8   3rd  3.0 gb
 14 Wed, Apr 16  @TEX  L   2-3        7-7   3rd  2.5 gb
 13 Tue, Apr 15  @TEX  L   0-5        7-6   2nd  2.5 gb
 Last 10: 2-8    Last 20: 7-13   Last 30: 9-13
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Fri, Apr 25, 2014 SEA  6  TEX  5        W:Yoervis Medina (1-1), L: Neal Cotts (1-2), S: Fernando Rodney (4)
Thu, Apr 17, 2014 TEX  8  SEA  6        W:Pedro Figueroa (2-1), L: Joe Beimel (0-1), S: Joakim Soria (2)
Wed, Apr 16, 2014 TEX  3  SEA  2        W:Pedro Figueroa (1-1), L: Fernando Rodney (0-1), S: none
Tue, Apr 15, 2014 TEX  5  SEA  0        W:Robbie Ross (1-0), L: Blake Beavan (0-1), S: none
Mon, Apr 14, 2014 SEA  7 @TEX  1        W:Roenis Elias (1-1), L: Colby Lewis (0-1), S: none

Wed, Aug 28, 2013 TEX 12 @SEA  4        W:Martin Perez (8-3), L: Felix Hernandez (12-8), S: none
Tue, Aug 27, 2013 TEX  4 @SEA  3 (10)   W:Tanner Scheppers (6-2), L: Danny Farquhar (0-2), S: Joe Nathan (38)
Mon, Aug 26, 2013 TEX  8 @SEA  3        W:Travis Blackley (2-1), L: Joe Saunders (10-13), S: none
Sun, Aug 18, 2013 SEA  4 @TEX  3        W:Yoervis Medina (4-3), L: Joe Nathan (3-2), S: Danny Farquhar (7)
Sat, Aug 17, 2013 TEX 15  SEA  3        W:Martin Perez (6-3), L: Felix Hernandez (12-6), S: none
Season Series: 2014 - TEX over 3-2; 2013 - TEX won 12-7; 2012 - TEX won 10-9; All-Time - TEX leads 289-276

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.

Rangers Batters (4.30 RS/G) vs. Mariners Pitchers (4.00 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 34.Hernandez
G/S/vB
97.Beimel*
G/S/vB
29.Elias*
G/S/vB
40.Farquhar
G/S/vB
41.Furbush*
G/S/vB
52.Leone
G/S/vB
44.Luetge*
G/S/vB
31.Medina
G/S/vB
56.Rodney
G/S/vB
54.Wilhelmsen
G/S/vB
53.Young
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
1.Andrus G/S/vP 77/.712 ··· 6/.533 3/.666 8/.268 3/.000 1/.000 7/.733 10/1.200 8/.375 ··· 698/498 .271/.328/.331/.659 .698/.644 .726 100/.671 42/8 4/14
7.Arencibia G/S/vP 9/.222 1/.000 4/.750 1/.000 ··· 2/.500 1/.000 ··· 5/1.850 4/1.167 ··· 497/354 .194/.227/.365/.592 .588/.594 .454 35/.328 0/2 21/11
29.Beltre G/S/vP 31/.870 4/2.167 3/1.000 4/1.000 4/3.500 ··· 2/.500 8/.542 11/.473 6/.834 17/.352 690/516 .315/.371/.509/.880 .948/.857 .869 38/.762 1/0 30/14
61.Chirinos G/S/vP 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 30/16 .179/.233/.286/.519 .445/.583 .808 49/.634 0/0 0/1
15.Choice G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 6/.533 ··· 1/no AB 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· 19/10 .278/.316/.333/.649 .583/.700 .750 46/.623 0/0 0/0
17.Choo* G/S/vP 36/.789 1/.000 3/.333 1/no AB 7/.286 2/.000 2/.000 1/no AB 15/1.000 7/.629 2/.000 712/491 .285/.423/.462/.885 .612/1.011 .823 88/.932 20/11 21/4
84.Fielder* G/S/vP 9/.111 14/.857 6/.833 3/.666 5/.400 2/.000 ··· 2/1.000 7/.572 6/.750 6/.333 712/451 .279/.362/.457/.819 .819/.819 .797 100/.685 1/1 25/6
2.Martin* G/S/vP 23/1.047 1/no AB 4/.000 1/2.000 5/.800 3/.000 2/.500 3/.333 2/2.000 1/2.000 ··· 508/364 .260/.313/.385/.698 .573/.749 .652 85/.773 36/9 8/5
18.Moreland* G/S/vP 37/.641 2/no AB ··· 3/.666 10/.944 1/3.000 4/.000 4/1.250 9/1.238 10/.522 ··· 518/363 .232/.299/.437/.736 .701/.752 .762 63/.754 0/0 23/5
16.Murphy G/S/vP 3/1.000 2/2.000 3/.333 1/2.000 ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· 3/.000 1/.000 ··· 163/123 .255/.319/.530/.849 .950/.818 .722 61/.658 2/0 11/4
51.Rios G/S/vP 37/.613 1/no AB 6/1.100 6/.666 8/1.071 2/2.000 1/.000 3/.666 11/.697 8/.542 5/.450 662/502 .278/.324/.432/.756 .889/.714 .816 98/.829 42/7 18/3
3.Sardinas# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· / /// / 4/.833 / /
12.Wilson G/S/vP 6/.334 2/1.000 4/.500 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 4/1.167 ··· ··· 65/20 .200/.262/.300/.562 .511/.671 .238 48/.697 0/0 1/2
IP 204.1 55.2 65.0 37.0 68.0 66.2 59.0 TOTAL .271/.348/.399/.747 .787/.728 .689 .747 22/9 14/20
ERA-K/9 3.04/9.5 /0.0 /0.0 4.20/12.8 3.74/11.1 /0.0 4.86/6.6 2.91/9.4 3.38/11.1 4.12/6.9 /0.0 3.58/8.0

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Arencibia (62-21-13)
 Chirinos (0-0-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 823/.242 / / 228/.217 280/.199 / 165/.296 291/.201 290/.211 251/.213 / .232  Martin
 Choo
 Rios
 Choice
 Moreland
6/127/21/14
3/150/0/9
0/1/155/9
2/2/4/0
0/0/1/0
OPS .644 .586 .603 .784 .629 .634 .603 .709
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 448/.673 / / 118/.485 128/.502 / 61/.633 132/.644 158/.716 125/.743 / .723
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 375/.610 / / 110/.695 152/.688 / 104/.874 159/.617 132/.538 126/.468 / .698
Home 410/.660 / / 111/.642 124/.678 / 96/.791 160/.669 187/.634 142/.550 /
Last 28d days 139/.572 38/.624 116/.726 46/.504 32/.839 48/.586 5/1.400 44/.719 37/.814 44/.821 77/.713
HR/SB/CS 15/17/5 // // 2/3/1 5/6/1 // 2/3/0 5/5/3 3/9/2 2/5/0 // 24/14/5
Usage ····X··· ·····o·X X·····X· ···X·oX· ··X··o·o X··o·X·· ········ o··X···X X·X···X· ····XX·o ··X····X

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

Mariners Batters (3.73 RS/G) vs. Rangers Pitchers (4.39 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 48.Lewis
G/S/vB
56.Cotts*
G/S/vB
44.Frasor
G/S/vB
22.Martinez
G/S/vB
41.Ogando
G/S/vB
49.Poreda*
G/S/vB
28.Soria
G/S/vB
37.Tolleson
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
13.Ackley* G/S/vP 12/.523 4/.833 5/.400 ··· 9/.666 ··· 1/.000 ··· 427/303 .253/.319/.341/.660 .664/.659 .679 77/.634 2/3 4/1
36.Almonte# G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 82/51 .264/.313/.403/.715 .475/.872 .721 99/.585 1/0 2/4
8.Bloomquist G/S/vP 7/.715 3/1.000 4/.500 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 150/106 .317/.360/.367/.727 .745/.719 .580 20/.563 0/2 0/1
4.Buck G/S/vP 5/1.000 4/.833 1/.000 ··· 3/.666 ··· 2/.000 ··· 431/323 .222/.288/.365/.652 .617/.664 .621 15/.564 2/1 15/4
22.Cano* G/S/vP 3/.666 7/.929 22/.714 ··· 9/.555 ··· 10/.000 1/.000 681/420 .314/.383/.516/.899 .788/.969 .909 94/.713 7/1 27/6
16.Gillespie G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 69/25 .203/.294/.237/.531 .481/.625 .740 3/.000 0/0 0/0
27.Hart G/S/vP 7/.000 2/.500 2/.500 ··· 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 1/no AB / /// / 73/.814 / /
5.Miller* G/S/vP 3/.666 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 335/226 .265/.318/.418/.737 .674/.767 .759 86/.562 5/3 8/8
7.Romero G/S/vP ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· / /// / 28/.656 / /
55.Saunders* G/S/vP 17/.837 3/.666 3/.333 ··· 9/.111 ··· 2/1.000 2/1.500 468/318 .236/.323/.397/.720 .654/.751 .673 38/.502 13/5 12/1
15.Seager* G/S/vP 12/.872 9/1.333 3/.000 ··· 8/.804 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 695/440 .260/.338/.426/.764 .690/.808 .690 83/.651 9/3 22/15
17.Smoak# G/S/vP 9/1.667 4/1.250 3/.000 ··· 14/.929 ··· 2/2.000 1/2.000 521/357 .238/.334/.412/.746 .548/.839 .711 84/.719 0/0 20/5
3.Zunino G/S/vP 2/2.500 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 193/143 .214/.290/.329/.620 .650/.609 .673 68/.734 1/0 5/2
IP 57.0 49.0 104.1 23.2 0.0 TOTAL .226/.282/.360/.642 .690/.617 .575 .642 5/7 18/13
ERA-K/9 /0.0 1.11/10.3 2.57/8.8 /0.0 3.11/6.2 /0.0 3.80/10.6 /0.0 3.89/6.8

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Buck (39-16-6)
 Zunino (28-6-2)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA / 223/.180 200/.203 / 428/.231 / 101/.212 2/ .257  Saunders
 Gillespie
 Ackley
 Almonte
 Bloomquist
24/78/34/7
6/1/13/2
11/50/0/1
2/15/7/1
7/0/0/0
OPS .499 .598 .678 .624 .708
vs LHB (BF-OPS) / 109/.565 74/.427 / 237/.620 / 50/.316 / .711
vs RHB (BF-OPS) / 114/.436 126/.699 / 191/.753 / 51/.943 2/ .705
Road / 99/.442 100/.674 / 293/.654 / 43/.618 2/
Last 28d days 46/.802 38/.921 29/.401 48/.840 48/.545 6/1.100 35/.450 38/.775
HR/SB/CS // 2/3/1 4/7/1 // 11/3/2 // 2/5/0 0/0/0 17/11/6
Usage ······X· X···o·o· o···o·o· ···X···· o··oo·X· ···o··o· ···oX·o· ···X·X··

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.