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St. Louis Cardinals vs. Chicago Cubs, at Busch Stadium III, May 6, 2015 Matchups, Tickets, Preview

Date:
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Start Time:
7:15ct (local), 8:15et
Venue:
Busch Stadium
Tickets:
Series:
Game #3 of a 4-game series
Average Temp:
74° (based on last ten years)
Cubs
Manager:
Game #:
28
On This Date:
65-45
Cardinals
Manager:
Game #:
28
On This Date:
52-54
Season Series
Sun, Apr 05, 2015 STL  3 @CHC  0     
Wed, Apr 08, 2015 CHC  2  STL  0     
Mon, May 04, 2015 STL 10  CHC  9     
Tue, May 05, 2015 STL  7  CHC  4     

Wed, May 06, 2015 CHC    @STL  8:15pm
Thu, May 07, 2015 CHC    @STL  1:45pm
Fri, Jun 26, 2015 CHC    @STL  8:15pm
Sat, Jun 27, 2015 CHC    @STL  7:15pm
Sun, Jun 28, 2015 CHC    @STL  2:15pm
Mon, Jul 06, 2015 STL    @CHC  8:05pm
Tue, Jul 07, 2015 STL    @CHC  8:05pm
Wed, Jul 08, 2015 STL    @CHC  8:05pm
Mon, Sep 07, 2015 CHC    @STL  2:15pm
Tue, Sep 08, 2015 CHC    @STL  8:15pm
Wed, Sep 09, 2015 CHC    @STL  1:45pm
Fri, Sep 18, 2015 STL    @CHC  2:20pm
Sat, Sep 19, 2015 STL    @CHC  1:05pm
Sun, Sep 20, 2015 STL    @CHC        

                         All times ET
13-12, 2nd, 6½ GB, tied for WC / Schedule
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    7-7    Road:    6-5    ExtrInn: 3-0 
 vsRHP:  11-9    vsLHP:   2-3    1-Run:   5-5 
 vsEast:  0-0    vsCntrl:10-9    vsWest:  3-3  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 25 Tue, May  5  @STL  L   4-7       13-12  2nd  6.5 gb
 24 Mon, May  4  @STL  L   9-10      13-11  2nd  5.5 gb
 23 Sun, May  3   MIL  L   3-5       13-10  2nd  4.5 gb
 22 Sat, May  2   MIL  L   1-6       13-9   2nd  3.5 gb
 21 Fri, May  1   MIL  W   1-0       13-8   2nd  2.5 gb
 20 Wed, Apr 29   PIT  L   1-8       12-8   2nd  2.0 gb
 19 Tue, Apr 28   PIT  W   6-2       12-7   2nd  1.0 gb
 18 Mon, Apr 27   PIT  W   4-0       11-7   2nd  1.0 gb
 17 Sun, Apr 26  @CIN  W   5-2       10-7   2nd  2.0 gb
 16 Fri, Apr 24  @CIN  W   7-3 (11)   9-7   2nd  2.5 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:13-12
20-6, 1st, 6½ up / Schedule
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   13-2    Road:    7-4    ExtrInn: 4-1 
 vsRHP:  17-4    vsLHP:   3-2    1-Run:   5-3 
 vsEast:  5-2    vsCntrl:15-4    vsWest:  0-0  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 26 Tue, May  5   CHC  W   7-4       20-6   1st  6.5 up
 25 Mon, May  4   CHC  W  10-9       19-6   1st  5.5 up
 24 Sun, May  3   PIT  W   3-2 (14)  18-6   1st  4.5 up
 23 Sat, May  2   PIT  W   2-1 (11)  17-6   1st  3.5 up
 22 Fri, May  1   PIT  W   2-1 (10)  16-6   1st  2.5 up
 21 Thu, Apr 30   PHI  W   9-3       15-6   1st  2.5 up
 20 Wed, Apr 29   PHI  W   5-2       14-6   1st  2.0 up
 19 Tue, Apr 28   PHI  W  11-5       13-6   1st  1.0 up
 18 Mon, Apr 27   PHI  L   1-4       12-6   1st  1.0 up
 17 Sun, Apr 26  @MIL  L   3-6       12-5   1st  2.0 up
 Last 10: 8-2    Last 20:17-3    Last 30:20-6 
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Tue, May 05, 2015 STL  7  CHC  4        W:Mitch Harris (1-0), L: Edwin Jackson (1-1), S: Trevor Rosenthal (9)
Mon, May 04, 2015 STL 10  CHC  9        W:Miguel Socolovich (2-0), L: Pedro Strop (0-2), S: Seth Maness (2)
Wed, Apr 08, 2015 CHC  2  STL  0        W:Jake Arrieta (1-0), L: Lance Lynn (0-1), S: Hector Rondon (1)
Sun, Apr 05, 2015 STL  3 @CHC  0        W:Adam Wainwright (1-0), L: Jon Lester (0-1), S: Trevor Rosenthal (1)

Wed, Sep 24, 2014 CHC  3  STL  1        W:Jake Arrieta (10-5), L: John Lackey (14-10), S: Hector Rondon (27)
Tue, Sep 23, 2014 CHC  4  STL  3 (10)   W:Zac Rosscup (1-0), L: Pat Neshek (7-2), S: none
Mon, Sep 22, 2014 STL  8 @CHC  0        W:Adam Wainwright (20-9), L: Travis Wood (8-13), S: none
Sun, Aug 31, 2014 STL  9  CHC  6        W:Pat Neshek (7-1), L: Carlos Villanueva (5-7), S: Trevor Rosenthal (40)
Sat, Aug 30, 2014 STL 13  CHC  2        W:Marco Gonzales (1-2), L: Tsuyoshi Wada (4-2), S: none
Sat, Aug 30, 2014 CHC  5 @STL  1        W:Felix Doubront (3-4), L: Justin Masterson (6-9), S: none
Season Series: 2015 - STL over 3-1; 2014 - STL won 10-9; 2013 - STL won 12-7; All-Time - CHC leads 1190-1139

SP: Jon Lester (31, LHP, 1-2, 4.71)

2015 Gamelogs / 2015 Splits / vs. STL Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2015 (1-2) 28.2 32 15 15 6 28 1 4.71
2014 (16-11) 219.2 194 76 60 48 220 16 2.46
2013 (15-8) 213.1 209 94 89 67 177 19 3.75
Last 7 GS 2-3 42.2 45 21 19 8 42 2 4.01 53
2015-05-01 MIL W 7.0 3 0 0 1 4 0 90 74
2015-04-24 @CIN ND 6.0 5 3 3 1 10 0 104 59
2015-04-19 SDP L 5.1 6 3 3 2 4 1 97 46
2015-04-13 CIN ND 6.0 10 6 6 0 4 0 95 32
2015-04-05 STL L 4.1 8 3 3 2 6 0 89 39
2014-09-24 LAA L 7.0 8 5 3 0 7 0 99 52
2014-09-19 PHI W 7.0 5 1 1 2 7 1 114 68
Last 5 v.STL 0-1 11.2 17 5 5 3 9 0 3.86 47
2015-04-05 STL L 4.1 8 3 3 2 6 0 89 39
2008-06-22 STL ND 7.1 9 2 2 1 3 0 101 54

SP: Lance Lynn (28, RHP, 1-2, 3.07)

2015 Gamelogs / 2015 Splits / vs. CHC Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2015 (1-2) 29.1 27 11 10 8 36 1 3.07
2014 (15-10) 203.2 185 72 62 72 181 13 2.74
2013 (15-10) 201.2 189 92 89 76 198 14 3.97
Last 7 GS 1-3 41.1 40 16 15 11 50 5 3.27 57
2015-05-01 PIT ND 7.0 4 1 1 1 10 0 101 74
2015-04-26 @MIL L 5.0 10 6 6 1 6 1 106 28
2015-04-21 @WSN ND 6.1 5 1 1 4 7 0 112 62
2015-04-15 MIL W 5.0 6 1 1 1 4 0 99 54
2015-04-08 @CHC L 6.0 2 2 1 1 9 0 87 70
2014-09-27 @ARI ND 6.0 9 2 2 1 5 2 113 50
2014-09-21 CIN L 6.0 4 3 3 2 9 2 100 59
Last 5 v.CHC 1-3 29.0 24 13 12 11 30 2 3.72 55
2015-04-08 @CHC L 6.0 2 2 1 1 9 0 87 70
2014-05-04 @CHC ND 6.0 3 2 2 4 5 0 102 59
2013-09-27 CHC W 6.0 4 0 0 0 9 0 98 73
2013-08-09 CHC L 6.2 3 3 3 5 5 0 115 56
2013-07-13 @CHC L 4.1 12 6 6 1 2 2 74 16
Cubs Batters (4.28 RS/G) vs. Cardinals Pitchers (2.77 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 31.Lynn
G/S/vB
37.Belisle
G/S/vB
36.Choate*
G/S/vB
40.Harris
G/S/vB
70.Lyons*
G/S/vB
61.Maness
G/S/vB
44.Rosenthal
G/S/vB
46.Siegrist*
G/S/vB
63.Socolovich
G/S/vB
33.Villanueva
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
17.Bryant G/S/vP ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· 3/.666 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/no AB 77/60 .283/.442/.367/.808 .561/.883 .948 77/.808 2/0 0/4
5.Castillo G/S/vP 8/1.917 2/.000 1/3.000 1/.000 4/.000 5/.800 12/.777 4/1.500 1/.000 ··· 34/20 .226/.294/.484/.778 .940/.671 .781 34/.778 0/0 2/2
13.Castro G/S/vP 34/.818 6/.666 5/1.200 ··· 7/.857 6/1.167 16/1.101 5/1.400 ··· 3/.000 108/90 .298/.324/.365/.689 .889/.649 .764 101/.698 2/2 2/4
8.Coghlan* G/S/vP 2/.000 4/.250 1/no AB 1/.000 1/.000 2/.000 3/.666 2/.000 ··· 6/1.700 78/73 .211/.273/.423/.695 .250/.715 1.021 71/.712 2/1 3/0
24.Fowler# G/S/vP 9/.730 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 3/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· 2/.500 8/1.571 110/90 .255/.330/.367/.698 .551/.728 .674 102/.724 7/1 1/0
19.Herrera# G/S/vP 2/1.500 ··· 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/1.000 36/30 .235/.257/.294/.551 1.333/.385 .885 36/.551 3/0 0/1
21.Lake G/S/vP 4/.833 3/.666 2/1.500 ··· 5/2.000 3/.000 5/1.400 6/.334 1/2.000 1/.000 14/8 .286/.286/.357/.643 1.167/.250 .500 14/.643 1/0 0/0
47.Montero* G/S/vP 12/.250 15/.508 5/1.733 ··· ··· 2/.000 2/.000 1/no AB ··· 6/.000 67/60 .298/.373/.491/.864 1.119/.834 .859 62/.932 0/0 3/3
44.Rizzo* G/S/vP 27/.681 3/.666 12/.933 ··· 8/1.071 1/no AB 6/1.133 14/.651 1/.000 1/.000 112/87 .333/.473/.552/1.025 1.232/.966 1.110 105/1.055 7/2 4/1
3.Ross G/S/vP 3/1.000 4/1.000 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· 2/.000 22/16 .188/.409/.375/.784 .167/1.045 .472 20/.686 0/0 0/1
22.Russell G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/3.000 2/3.000 1/5.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 1/.000 48/37 .261/.292/.500/.792 .964/.742 .725 48/.792 0/1 2/2
68.Soler G/S/vP 3/1.333 ··· 1/2.000 ··· 4/.583 2/.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 110/87 .265/.327/.398/.725 .729/.719 .591 103/.735 0/0 2/0
IP 29.1 11.0 3.2 6.2 4.1 11.2 13.2 12.1 2.2 12.2 TOTAL .254/.331/.384/.715 .761/.704 .769 .737 28/8 20/21
ERA-K/9 3.07/11.1 0.82/7.4 4.91/9.7 0.00/5.4 6.23/14.7 3.09/5.4 1.32/11.2 1.46/11.0 0.00/10.0 0.71/8.5 2.46/7.9

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Castillo (1-0-0)
 Montero (10-2-0)
 Ross (9-1-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 121/.245 46/.200 17/.313 29/.231 22/.333 47/.283 55/.163 53/.222 10/.111 48/.100 .232  Coghlan
 Soler
 Fowler
 Lake
 Bryant
21/0/0/3
0/0/24/3
0/24/0/1
2/0/1/1
1/2/0/0
OPS .684 .514 .728 .580 .825 .689 .479 .641 .311 .463 .631
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 54/.786 17/.125 15/.619 12/.533 3/2.500 14/.643 25/.380 20/.635 4/.250 23/.280 .665
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 67/.606 29/.725 2/1.500 17/.607 19/.590 33/.709 30/.544 33/.639 6/.333 25/.642 .603
Home 47/.534 30/.507 13/.538 18/.572 22/.825 28/.786 33/.743 38/.669 10/.311 28/.343
Last 28d days 99/.752 43/.553 17/.728 29/.580 22/.825 47/.689 52/.508 50/.661 10/.311 48/.463
HR/SB/CS 1/0/0 0/0/0 0/0/0 0/0/0 0/0/0 1/0/0 1/0/0 0/0/1 0/1/0 1/1/1 15/9/4
Usage ····X··· ·Xo·oX·· ··oooo·X X·Xo···o X······· oo·Xoo·· o·ooX·X· X·oX·oX· ooo····· ·X·X·X·o
Cardinals Batters (4.46 RS/G) vs. Cubs Pitchers (4.20 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 34.Lester*
G/S/vB
27.Coke*
G/S/vB
36.Jackson
G/S/vB
30.Motte
G/S/vB
56.Rondon
G/S/vB
59.Rosscup*
G/S/vB
40.Russell*
G/S/vB
46.Strop
G/S/vB
48.Varvaro
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
32.Adams* G/S/vP 2/.000 1/.000 6/.167 ··· 4/.000 ··· 3/1.333 8/.000 3/1.333 90/76 .298/.333/.452/.786 .368/.862 .830 82/.829 0/0 3/3
8.Bourjos G/S/vP 6/.833 4/.333 5/1.150 1/no AB 2/.000 1/no AB ··· 2/.000 2/1.000 26/20 .318/.385/.455/.839 .333/1.013 1.044 26/.839 4/2 0/0
13.Carpenter* G/S/vP 3/1.334 3/.000 21/.867 1/.000 6/.750 3/.667 16/.783 4/1.417 3/.666 119/86 .346/.412/.644/1.056 .848/1.143 1.183 110/1.095 0/1 5/3
48.Cruz G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.000 1/.000 2/.000 1/3.000 ··· 2/1.500 ··· 21/17 .211/.286/.316/.602 1.167/.485 .733 21/.602 0/0 0/0
22.Heyward* G/S/vP 12/1.750 1/2.000 22/.909 5/.200 4/1.167 2/.000 11/.964 ··· ··· 105/76 .224/.276/.337/.613 .888/.512 .615 96/.564 3/0 2/0
7.Holliday G/S/vP 6/1.334 2/.000 37/.950 ··· 5/1.100 1/.000 13/.587 7/1.464 3/.000 109/82 .345/.468/.437/.905 .977/.880 .936 100/.913 2/1 1/0
19.Jay* G/S/vP 2/1.000 2/1.000 19/.859 1/.000 6/.583 2/.000 14/.895 3/1.667 1/.000 104/80 .253/.346/.275/.621 .432/.679 .598 96/.619 0/2 0/0
38.Kozma G/S/vP ··· ··· 9/.555 ··· 3/.000 2/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 18/17 .188/.278/.188/.465 .000/.494 .393 18/.465 1/0 0/0
4.Molina G/S/vP 5/.200 1/no AB 29/1.478 ··· 5/1.800 ··· 6/.533 5/.650 1/.000 91/73 .244/.300/.293/.593 .478/.619 .576 83/.621 0/1 0/1
27.Peralta G/S/vP 33/.864 1/.000 42/.692 ··· 7/.572 1/no AB 3/.000 11/1.000 3/1.167 110/89 .303/.355/.434/.789 .396/.882 .591 101/.811 1/0 2/3
12.Reynolds G/S/vP 34/.912 2/.500 9/.555 5/1.400 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 4/.250 2/1.000 46/30 .231/.348/.487/.835 .697/.905 .899 45/.856 1/0 2/0
16.Wong* G/S/vP 2/.500 1/.000 7/.858 ··· 4/.000 3/1.334 4/.500 4/.000 1/.000 102/79 .323/.363/.462/.825 .725/.854 .789 95/.873 2/1 2/4
IP 28.2 8.2 9.2 11.2 11.0 10.2 1.1 11.1 11.0 TOTAL .273/.341/.401/.742 .644/.770 .745 .757 14/8 18/19
ERA-K/9 4.71/8.8 5.19/9.3 1.86/8.4 3.86/5.4 1.64/9.0 1.69/10.1 6.75/0.0 3.97/11.2 4.09/6.5 4.08/8.6

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Cruz (2-0-0)
 Molina (7-4-2)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 122/.283 39/.351 43/.250 48/.195 44/.233 39/.132 6/.333 45/.175 51/.311 .247  Heyward
 Jay
 Holliday
 Bourjos
 Reynolds
0/0/24/2
6/22/4/1
25/0/0/0
0/13/0/0
1/0/1/0
OPS .712 .871 .554 .594 .622 .470 .667 .492 .814 .671
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 29/.985 22/.727 21/.302 16/.833 19/.737 14/.220 3/1.333 15/.574 20/.668 .674
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 93/.623 17/1.071 22/.773 32/.472 25/.532 25/.600 3/.000 30/.452 31/.913 .669
Road 24/.568 20/.824 21/.873 26/.710 18/.500 20/.700 6/.667 13/.558 26/.732
Last 28d days 100/.659 34/.898 43/.554 45/.638 37/.703 39/.470 6/.667 40/.475 51/.814
HR/SB/CS 1/9/1 0/0/0 0/1/0 1/0/0 0/2/0 1/0/0 0/0/0 0/0/0 0/1/1 18/20/3
Usage ····X··· ooXo··o· X··X··X· ·o·X···o ····X··· ·oo····X X······· ·XX·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 2015 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.