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Toronto Blue Jays vs. Detroit Tigers, at Rogers Centre, August 28, 2015 Matchups, Tickets, Preview

Date:
Friday, August 28, 2015
Start Time:
7:07et (local)
Venue:
Rogers Centre
Series:
Game #1 of a 3-game series
Average Temp:
73° (based on last ten years)
Tigers
Manager:
Game #:
130
On This Date:
46-46
Blue Jays
Manager:
Game #:
129
On This Date:
13-22
Season Series
Fri, Jul 03, 2015 DET  8  TOR  6     
Sat, Jul 04, 2015 DET  8  TOR  3     
Sun, Jul 05, 2015 TOR 10 @DET  5     

Fri, Aug 28, 2015 DET    @TOR  7:07pm
Sat, Aug 29, 2015 DET    @TOR  1:07pm
Sun, Aug 30, 2015 DET    @TOR  1:07pm

                         All times ET
60-67, 5th, 18 GB, 9½ GB in WC / Schedule
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   30-35   Road:   30-32   ExtrInn: 4-8 
 vsRHP:  41-53   vsLHP:  19-14   1-Run:  19-18
 vsEast: 10-16   vsCntrl:30-20   vsWest: 11-20 IL: 9-11

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
127 Thu, Aug 27   LAA  L   0-2       60-67  5th 18.0 gb
126 Wed, Aug 26   LAA  W   5-0       60-66  3rd 17.0 gb
125 Tue, Aug 25   LAA  L   7-8       59-66  4th 18.0 gb
124 Mon, Aug 24  @CIN  L   5-12      59-65  3rd 17.0 gb
123 Sun, Aug 23   TEX  L   2-4       59-64  3rd 16.0 gb
122 Sat, Aug 22   TEX  L   3-5       59-63  3rd 15.0 gb
121 Fri, Aug 21   TEX  L   0-2       59-62  3rd 14.0 gb
120 Thu, Aug 20   TEX  W   4-0       59-61  3rd 14.0 gb
119 Wed, Aug 19  @CHC  W  15-8       58-61  3rd 15.0 gb
118 Tue, Aug 18  @CHC  W  10-8       57-61  3rd 15.0 gb
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20: 8-12   Last 30:12-18
71-56, 1st, 1½ up / Schedule
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   40-23   Road:   31-33   ExtrInn: 5-5 
 vsRHP:  53-44   vsLHP:  18-12   1-Run:  13-24
 vsEast: 27-23   vsCntrl:15-13   vsWest: 19-13 IL:10-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
127 Thu, Aug 27  @TEX  L   1-4       71-56  1st  1.5 up
126 Wed, Aug 26  @TEX  W  12-4       71-55  1st  2.0 up
125 Tue, Aug 25  @TEX  W   6-5       70-55  1st  1.0 up
124 Sun, Aug 23  @LAA  W  12-5       69-55  1st  0.5 up
123 Sat, Aug 22  @LAA  W  15-3       68-55  2nd  0.5 gb
122 Fri, Aug 21  @LAA  W   9-2       67-55  2nd  0.5 gb
121 Wed, Aug 19  @PHI  L   4-7       66-55  2nd  2.0 gb
120 Tue, Aug 18  @PHI  W   8-5       66-54  2nd  1.0 gb
119 Sun, Aug 16   NYY  W   3-1       65-54  2nd  0.5 gb
118 Sat, Aug 15   NYY  L   1-4       64-54  2nd  1.5 gb
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:16-4    Last 30:22-8 
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sun, Jul 05, 2015 TOR 10 @DET  5        W:Marco Estrada (6-4), L: Justin Verlander (0-2), S: Roberto Osuna (3)
Sat, Jul 04, 2015 DET  8  TOR  3        W:David Price (8-2), L: R.A. Dickey (3-9), S: none
Fri, Jul 03, 2015 DET  8  TOR  6        W:Anibal Sanchez (7-7), L: Drew Hutchison (8-2), S: Joakim Soria (18)

Sun, Aug 10, 2014 TOR  6  DET  5 (19)   W:Chad Jenkins (1-1), L: Rick Porcello (13-7), S: none
Sat, Aug 09, 2014 TOR  3  DET  2 (10)   W:Aaron Loup (4-3), L: Joba Chamberlain (1-5), S: none
Fri, Aug 08, 2014 DET  5 @TOR  4        W:Al Alburquerque (3-1), L: Casey Janssen (3-1), S: Joe Nathan (24)
Thu, Jun 05, 2014 TOR  7 @DET  3        W:J.A. Happ (5-2), L: Justin Verlander (6-5), S: Casey Janssen (10)
Wed, Jun 04, 2014 TOR  8 @DET  2        W:R.A. Dickey (6-4), L: Rick Porcello (8-3), S: none
Tue, Jun 03, 2014 TOR  5 @DET  3        W:Dustin McGowan (3-2), L: Joe Nathan (2-2), S: Casey Janssen (9)
Thu, Jul 04, 2013 DET 11 @TOR  1        W:Justin Verlander (9-5), L: Esmil Rogers (3-4), S: none
Season Series: 2015 - DET over 2-1; 2014 - TOR won 5-1; 2013 - DET won 5-2; All-Time - TOR leads 216-187

SP: Matt Boyd (24, LHP, 1-4, 7.04)

2015 Gamelogs / 2015 Splits / vs. TOR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2015 (1-4) 30.2 43 24 24 7 22 8 7.04
Last 7 GS 1-4 30.0 42 23 23 7 22 8 6.90 41
2015-08-23 TEX L 6.0 5 3 3 2 3 1 99 51
2015-08-16 @HOU ND 5.0 6 5 5 3 4 2 97 36
2015-08-10 @KCR L 5.1 9 3 3 1 6 0 98 43
2015-08-05 KCR W 7.0 7 1 1 0 2 0 106 61
2015-07-02 BOS L 0.0 6 7 7 1 0 2 28 9
2015-06-27 TEX L 6.2 9 4 4 0 7 3 103 47
Has never faced TOR as starter.

SP: R.A. Dickey (40, RHP, 8-10, 4.26)

2015 Gamelogs / 2015 Splits / vs. DET Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2015 (8-10) 167.0 162 83 79 56 100 20 4.26
2014 (14-13) 215.2 191 101 89 74 173 26 3.71
2013 (14-13) 224.2 207 113 105 71 177 35 4.21
Last 7 GS 5-0 46.1 46 18 16 11 26 3 3.11 54
2015-08-23 @LAA W 6.0 11 5 5 1 1 0 92 30
2015-08-18 @PHI ND 4.0 9 5 5 2 2 1 74 24
2015-08-12 OAK W 6.0 6 3 3 2 4 1 95 50
2015-08-07 @NYY ND 7.0 6 1 1 2 3 1 113 62
2015-08-02 KCR W 7.0 2 0 0 2 6 0 101 77
2015-07-29 PHI W 8.0 7 2 0 1 4 0 103 67
2015-07-23 @OAK W 8.1 5 2 2 1 6 0 104 70
Last 5 v.DET 3-1 30.2 39 14 14 14 21 6 4.11 47
2015-07-04 @DET L 5.2 11 5 5 2 1 1 108 26
2014-08-08 DET ND 6.0 5 2 2 4 6 0 101 56
2014-06-04 @DET W 5.0 7 2 2 4 4 2 94 45
2013-07-01 DET W 7.0 6 2 2 1 4 1 105 60
2011-06-28 @DET W 7.0 10 3 3 3 6 2 113 48
Tigers Batters (4.42 RS/G) vs. Blue Jays Pitchers (4.09 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 43.Dickey
G/S/vB
27.Cecil*
G/S/vB
32.Hawkins
G/S/vB
31.Hendriks
G/S/vB
57.Lowe
G/S/vB
54.Osuna
G/S/vB
41.Sanchez
G/S/vB
47.Schultz
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
13.Avila* G/S/vP 16/.867 5/.900 2/2.500 5/.800 7/1.714 ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 178/149 .178/.322/.260/.582 .374/.623 .474 32/.505 0/1 3/0
24.Cabrera G/S/vP 26/.850 9/.333 6/1.334 6/1.250 10/.522 ··· 1/.000 ··· 392/303 .367/.469/.606/1.075 1.138/1.057 1.083 59/1.302 1/1 17/3
9.Castellanos G/S/vP 9/.873 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 4/.000 ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 471/364 .247/.301/.421/.722 .995/.643 .668 88/.911 0/1 15/7
18.Collins* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 118/109 .257/.282/.389/.671 1.000/.644 .909 64/.560 1/0 2/2
20.Davis G/S/vP 9/1.542 3/1.000 2/2.000 1/.000 9/.500 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 289/159 .245/.299/.404/.702 .693/.710 .704 51/.577 18/5 4/1
12.Gose* G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 1/5.000 401/344 .252/.308/.358/.666 .422/.706 .585 93/.618 19/10 3/4
1.Iglesias G/S/vP 2/2.500 3/.666 ··· ··· 2/1.500 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 434/323 .302/.349/.375/.724 .887/.670 .742 95/.585 11/8 2/11
3.Kinsler G/S/vP 18/1.194 13/.404 5/.400 7/.286 12/1.783 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 552/425 .305/.357/.444/.800 .845/.787 .787 103/.998 8/5 8/9
28.Martinez G/S/vP 9/1.319 ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 4/.750 ··· 1/.000 1/5.000 521/401 .292/.353/.567/.920 .908/.922 .881 97/.998 2/1 34/2
41.Martinez# G/S/vP 19/.681 23/.642 5/1.000 ··· 4/1.250 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 384/294 .241/.297/.367/.664 .876/.599 .691 89/.566 0/0 9/1
34.McCann G/S/vP 3/1.333 ··· ··· 1/2.000 2/1.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 325/237 .266/.302/.405/.707 .935/.625 .648 75/.543 0/0 6/0
27.Romine# G/S/vP 4/.833 ··· 1/.000 ··· 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 127/102 .252/.304/.339/.643 .737/.619 .740 22/.332 7/5 2/4
IP 167.0 41.0 32.2 53.0 43.1 56.2 79.2 38.0 TOTAL .273/.330/.432/.762 .812/.746 .750 .750 71/41 129/64
ERA-K/9 4.26/5.4 3.29/9.9 2.76/8.3 2.72/9.5 1.87/11.0 1.91/10.0 3.16/6.0 2.61/6.6 3.81/7.0

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Avila (16-9-1)
 McCann (28-19-2)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 705/.258 166/.225 134/.276 211/.231 173/.250 217/.184 327/.219 146/.174 .250  Martinez
 Davis
 Gose
 Collins
 Romine
0/0/119/14
24/41/8/2
0/107/0/2
18/0/4/1
2/0/0/0
OPS .750 .655 .686 .567 .632 .530 .674 .558 .709
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 316/.714 53/.704 62/.670 88/.769 75/.700 110/.607 176/.895 65/.483 .716
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 389/.780 113/.633 72/.701 123/.420 98/.581 107/.451 151/.425 81/.611 .704
Home 354/.640 82/.679 66/.815 116/.542 83/.630 116/.578 183/.606 65/.373
Last 28d days 125/.819 22/.409 37/.714 35/.816 29/.775 37/.495 33/.356 32/.607
HR/SB/CS 20/6/4 4/2/1 3/1/2 2/4/2 2/1/3 3/2/2 9/4/6 6/5/0 128/53/37
Usage ····X··· ··o·oo·· X·X··o·· X·X··o·· ·X····o· ··X·o··· o···o··· ·X···o··
Blue Jays Batters (5.43 RS/G) vs. Tigers Pitchers (4.81 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 48.Boyd*
G/S/vB
62.Alburquerque
G/S/vB
45.Farmer
G/S/vB
39.Feliz
G/S/vB
32.Gorzelanny*
G/S/vB
65.Hardy*
G/S/vB
38.Knudson
G/S/vB
43.Rondon
G/S/vB
54.VerHagen
G/S/vB
30.Wilson
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
19.Bautista G/S/vP ··· 4/.250 ··· 7/1.229 ··· 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/no AB 5/2.467 519/413 .243/.362/.521/.883 .790/.907 .944 101/1.033 6/2 30/3
3.Carrera* G/S/vP ··· 2/.500 ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 169/147 .283/.329/.375/.704 .840/.683 .654 5/.800 2/1 3/2
15.Colabello G/S/vP ··· 4/.250 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 292/215 .332/.373/.531/.905 .940/.892 .965 39/1.325 2/0 13/4
20.Donaldson G/S/vP ··· 5/.200 ··· 3/.333 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 559/446 .297/.367/.573/.941 1.117/.897 1.040 106/1.087 5/0 34/16
10.Encarnacion G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 ··· 2/2.000 12/.697 1/no AB ··· ··· 1/no AB 3/1.666 488/392 .264/.352/.513/.866 .838/.872 .900 83/1.213 1/2 26/2
17.Goins* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 299/234 .235/.311/.338/.649 .647/.650 .600 69/.883 0/1 4/5
55.Martin G/S/vP ··· 2/.500 3/1.000 3/.000 17/.828 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 416/320 .240/.329/.428/.758 .936/.706 .798 63/.349 4/4 15/4
30.Navarro# G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 ··· 2/.000 3/2.000 2/2.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/1.500 152/123 .224/.289/.328/.618 .630/.615 .567 34/.552 0/0 3/2
9.Pennington# G/S/vP ··· 3/.666 ··· 9/.666 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 185/150 .218/.302/.263/.564 .593/.557 .562 43/.474 3/0 1/6
11.Pillar G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 2/.000 497/368 .262/.298/.370/.668 .685/.662 .628 90/.532 16/3 8/2
7.Revere* G/S/vP ··· 3/.000 ··· 1/no AB 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 481/350 .298/.338/.365/.703 .600/.741 .654 93/.677 25/5 1/0
13.Smoak# G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 ··· 7/.762 3/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/no AB 1/no AB 1/3.000 241/214 .218/.282/.445/.728 1.103/.678 .804 64/.622 0/0 13/1
22.Thole* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 7/.619 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 32/28 .241/.313/.310/.623 1.250/.526 .938 3/.000 0/0 0/1
2.Tulowitzki G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 12/1.250 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 468/367 .282/.342/.442/.784 .923/.746 .822 102/.609 1/0 15/8
IP 30.2 53.2 30.0 34.0 29.0 55.1 3.0 21.2 6.2 61.2 TOTAL .264/.333/.445/.778 .831/.762 .820 .791 63/18 173/71
ERA-K/9 7.04/6.4 3.52/8.4 7.80/5.4 7.68/7.4 6.21/7.4 2.60/8.0 9.00/9.0 5.82/12.9 4.05/1.3 1.75/5.1 4.49/7.0

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Martin (39-28-17)
 Navarro (10-9-2)
 Thole (4-0-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 138/.333 229/.249 140/.317 157/.329 139/.310 233/.242 13/.308 97/.256 28/.227 236/.227 .267  Pillar
 Revere
 Bautista
 Carrera
 Pennington
 Goins
 Colabello
14/109/3/10
79/43/12/5
0/0/85/2
44/4/27/1
5/0/0/1
2/0/2/0
33/0/13/0
OPS .974 .703 .981 .912 .916 .661 1.154 .738 .756 .565 .763
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 45/1.279 90/.792 69/.969 75/.934 63/.781 112/.523 5/2.600 35/.833 9/1.413 104/.606 .789
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 93/.827 139/.646 71/.991 82/.891 76/1.031 121/.787 8/.250 62/.682 19/.449 132/.532 .741
Road 50/1.009 102/.676 127/1.007 87/.887 73/.983 105/.563 9/1.111 43/.717 5/1.400 115/.537
Last 28d days 102/.848 39/.686 54/.881 29/.883 23/.864 44/.785 13/1.154 36/.581 21/.654 25/.541
HR/SB/CS 8/0/2 4/6/0 8/0/1 5/0/2 3/4/0 1/1/0 2/0/0 2/2/1 1/0/0 2/3/3 145/54/30
Usage ····X··· ···o··o· ···X···· ···X··o· ···o··o· o·o·X·o· ···X·X·· X···o··· ··X·Xo·· ··X·o···

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.