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Game Preview: CHW @ CLE, 7:05pm, Saturday, September 1, 2007 @Jacobs Field

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Chicago White Sox, 57-78, 5th, 20½ GB, 18 GB in WC

SP: Javier Vazquez (30, RHP, 11-7, 3.89)

   2007 Gamelogs / 2007 Splits / vs. CLE Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2007 (11-7)           175.2 155  79  76  44 157 26    3.89      
 2006 (11-12)          202.2 206 116 109  56 184 23    4.84      
 2005 (11-15)          215.2 223 112 106  46 192 35    4.42      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         4-2  47.2  42  26  23  14  38  9    4.34   53 
 2007-08-26    BOS   L   6     6   7   7   3  10  3     109   39 
 2007-08-21    KCR   W   6     5   2   1   2   3  0      99   57 
 2007-08-16    OAK  ND   6     7   4   4   2   3  1     109   43 
 2007-08-10    SEA   W   7     9   3   3   1   3  2     112   49 
 2007-08-04    DET   W   7     6   3   3   2   6  1     114   57 
 2007-07-29    TOR   L   7.2   5   4   2   3   5  0     111   59 
 2007-07-24    DET   W   8     4   3   3   1   8  2     109   69 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.CLE      2-1  31    27  13  13  11  42  1    3.77   58 
 2007-04-13    CLE   W   5.1   8   2   2   3   7  0     112   48 
 2006-09-26    CLE   L   7     6   6   6   2  12  1     111   51 
 2006-09-10    CLE  ND   7     4   2   2   2  10  0     127   69 
 2006-06-09    CLE  ND   5.2   7   3   3   1   9  0     110   51 
 2006-05-29    CLE   W   6     2   0   0   3   4  0     106   69 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   29-37   Road:   28-41   ExtrInn: 5-6 
 vsRHP:  44-53   vsLHP:  13-25   1-Run:  13-22
 vsEast: 17-23   vsCntrl:26-22   vsWest: 10-19 IL: 4-14

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
135 Fri, Aug 31  @CLE  L   5-8       57-78  5th 20.5 gb
134 Thu, Aug 30  @TEX  L   1-5       57-77  5th 19.5 gb
133 Wed, Aug 29  @TEX  L   4-5 (11)  57-76  5th 18.5 gb
132 Tue, Aug 28  @TEX  L   3-4       57-75  5th 17.5 gb
131 Mon, Aug 27   TBD  W   5-4       57-74  5th 16.5 gb
130 Sun, Aug 26   BOS  L   1-11      56-74  5th 16.5 gb
129 Sat, Aug 25   BOS  L   2-14      56-73  5th 15.5 gb
128 Fri, Aug 24   BOS  L   1-10      56-72  5th 14.5 gb
127 Fri, Aug 24   BOS  L   3-11      56-71  5th 14.5 gb
126 Wed, Aug 22   KCR  L   6-7       56-70  4th 13.5 gb
 Last 10: 1-9    Last 20: 3-17   Last 30: 9-21
Cleveland Indians, 77-57, 1st, 5½ up

SP: Paul Byrd (36, RHP, 13-5, 4.43)

   2007 Gamelogs / 2007 Splits / vs. CHW Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2007 (13-5)           154.1 191  84  76  21  74 21    4.43      
 2006 (10-9)           179   232 120  97  38  88 26    4.88      
 2005 (12-11)          204.1 216  95  85  28 102 22    3.74      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         5-1  40.2  51  25  20  10  15  6    4.43   45 
 2007-08-27    MIN   W   6     6   3   3   1   0  1      92   47 
 2007-08-22    DET   W   5.1   6   6   3   2   4  3      78   40 
 2007-08-17    TBD   W   6     8   1   1   1   5  0      98   56 
 2007-08-11    NYY   L   2     7   7   7   1   1  1      56   14 
 2007-08-06    MIN   W   9     4   0   0   1   1  0      99   79 
 2007-08-01    TEX  ND   5.1  10   4   3   2   3  0     107   35 
 2007-07-27    MIN   W   7    10   4   3   2   1  1     101   42 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.CHW      2-0  29.2  30  18  18  10  17  5    5.46   46 
 2007-07-17    CHW  ND   6     6   4   4   2   3  1      99   45 
 2007-04-14    CHW   W   6     5   0   0   2   5  0      89   65 
 2006-09-08    CHW  ND   5.2   9   4   4   2   1  1      92   34 
 2006-06-01    CHW  ND   6     4   5   5   4   2  1      97   42 
 2005-06-01    CHW   W   6     6   5   5   0   6  2      76   46 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   43-26   Road:   34-31   ExtrInn: 8-6 
 vsRHP:  51-39   vsLHP:  26-18   1-Run:  25-20
 vsEast: 18-18   vsCntrl:35-20   vsWest: 15-10 IL: 9-9 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
134 Fri, Aug 31   CHW  W   8-5       77-57  1st  5.5 up
133 Thu, Aug 30   SEA  W   6-5       76-57  1st  4.5 up
132 Wed, Aug 29   MIN  W   4-3       75-57  1st  4.5 up
131 Tue, Aug 28   MIN  W   6-5       74-57  1st  3.5 up
130 Mon, Aug 27   MIN  W   8-3       73-57  1st  2.5 up
129 Sun, Aug 26  @KCR  W   5-3 (11)  72-57  1st  2.5 up
128 Sat, Aug 25  @KCR  W   9-4       71-57  1st  2.5 up
127 Fri, Aug 24  @KCR  L   1-2       70-57  1st  1.5 up
126 Thu, Aug 23  @DET  W   3-1 (10)  70-56  1st  2.5 up
125 Wed, Aug 22  @DET  W  11-8       69-56  1st  1.5 up
 Last 10: 9-1    Last 20:13-7    Last 30:17-13
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Fri, Aug 31, 2007 CLE  8  CHW  5    W:Aaron Fultz (4-2), L: Mike MacDougal (1-5), S: Rafael Betancourt (1)
Thu, Aug 09, 2007 CLE  7 @CHW  5    W:Aaron Laffey (1-1), L: Mark Buehrle (9-7), S: Joe Borowski (32)
Wed, Aug 08, 2007 CHW  6  CLE  4 (13)   W:Jose Contreras (6-14), L: Aaron Fultz (3-2), S: none
Tue, Aug 07, 2007 CLE  2 @CHW  1    W:Jake Westbrook (3-6), L: John Danks (6-9), S: Joe Borowski (31)
Wed, Jul 18, 2007 CHW  5 @CLE  1    W:Mark Buehrle (7-5), L: Jake Westbrook (1-5), S: none
Tue, Jul 17, 2007 CLE  6  CHW  5 (11)   W:Rafael Betancourt (2-0), L: Dewon Day (0-1), S: none
Mon, Jul 16, 2007 CHW 11 @CLE 10    W:John Danks (6-6), L: Cliff Lee (5-6), S: Bobby Jenks (25)
Sun, Apr 15, 2007 CLE  2  CHW  1    W:C.C. Sabathia (3-0), L: Jose Contreras (1-2), S: Joe Borowski (5)
Sat, Apr 14, 2007 CLE  4  CHW  0    W:Paul Byrd (1-0), L: John Danks (0-2), S: Joe Borowski (4)
Fri, Apr 13, 2007 CHW  6 @CLE  4    W:Javier Vazquez (2-0), L: Fausto Carmona (0-1), S: Bobby Jenks (3)
Season Series: 2007 - CLE leads 8-5; 2006 - CLE won 11-8; 2005 - CHW won 14-5; All-Time - CHW leads 992-959

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 2007 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

Stat

Best

Middle

Worst

RS/G

NYY  5.89

BAL  4.61

WSN  3.98

RA/G

BOS  3.95

NYY  4.78

TBD  5.95

BA

M. Ordonez  .359

A. Soriano  .293

R. Langerhans  .153

OBP

B. Bonds  .489

N. Hopper  .361

J. Hairston  .253

SLG

R. Braun  .637

J. Hardy  .472

N. Punto  .254

OPS

B. Bonds  1.073

B. Phillips  .824

R. Langerhans  .535

ERA

J. Peavy  2.18

F. Hernandez  4.08

A. Eaton  6.23

K/9IP

E. Bedard  10.93

G. Meche  6.47

S. Trachsel  2.88

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Chicago White Sox Batters (4.20 RS/G) vs. Cleveland Indians Pitchers (4.51 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 36.Byrd
G/S/vB
63.Betancourt
G/S/vB
47.Borowski
G/S/vB
46.Fultz*
G/S/vB
50.Lewis
G/S/vB
40.Mastny
G/S/vB
53.Perez*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
23.Dye G/S/vP 18/.889 11/.964 5/.000 3/no AB 1/.000 1/.000 2/.500 478/347 .248/.314/.492/.806 .931/.759 .822 99/.907 2/1 26/3
17.Erstad* G/S/vP 17/.794 3/.666 6/.167 10/1.944 ··· ··· 1/no AB 285/206 .264/.321/.343/.664 .484/.731 .610 79/.631 7/2 2/2
27.Fields G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 3/.000 ··· 2/.500 1/no AB 1/2.000 316/223 .240/.292/.458/.750 1.071/.617 .656 115/.828 1/1 17/9
26.Gonzalez G/S/vP ··· 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/no AB 161/76 .225/.331/.312/.643 .615/.672 .591 45/.615 1/4 2/4
44.Hall G/S/vP 4/1.000 2/.000 2/2.500 2/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 93/48 .209/.215/.242/.457 .614/.312 .553 28/.546 0/0 0/3
14.Konerko G/S/vP 26/.945 19/.983 6/2.000 3/.333 2/.000 2/2.000 3/.000 537/386 .262/.356/.499/.855 .990/.800 .876 95/.741 0/0 27/4
7.Owens* G/S/vP 3/.666 1/.000 2/1.000 ··· 3/1.167 1/.000 4/.000 277/223 .238/.293/.285/.579 .523/.592 .610 102/.577 22/4 1/2
12.Pierzynski* G/S/vP 28/.453 7/.715 3/1.666 3/.000 1/.000 2/5.000 3/.000 434/331 .263/.312/.410/.722 .678/.735 .760 78/.819 0/1 13/2
22.Podsednik* G/S/vP 13/.826 7/.715 5/.400 5/1.400 ··· ··· 2/.000 170/113 .257/.323/.382/.705 .776/.669 .731 58/.669 9/4 2/4
1.Richar* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 100/77 .182/.265/.330/.595 .652/.579 .542 86/.595 1/2 3/2
25.Thome* G/S/vP 25/1.204 6/.000 4/.500 5/.650 2/no AB 1/3.000 4/.000 429/288 .273/.415/.525/.940 .647/1.093 .954 86/.920 0/1 23/0
5.Uribe G/S/vP 11/.958 12/.606 5/1.000 6/1.500 2/.000 3/.000 1/.000 452/327 .216/.267/.362/.628 .848/.544 .550 96/.726 1/6 15/15
IP 154.1 65.0 54.2 30.0 16.1 47.0 49.1 TOTAL .243/.316/.397/.713 .735/.705 .700 61/33 153/90
ERA-K/9 4.43/4.3 1.52/8.2 5.60/8.1 2.70/6.3 3.31/10.5 4.60/8.6 1.64/9.5 4.22/6.3

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Hall (19-2-4)
 Pierzynski (57-16-11)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 672/.299 231/.179 246/.297 120/.223 75/.303 211/.264 193/.190 .270  Dye
 Podsednik
 Gonzalez
 Erstad
 Owens
 Fields
0/0/113/9
42/0/0/2
18/10/10/2
6/44/2/1
11/58/0/1
5/0/0/0
OPS .797 .480 .783 .668 .780 .759 .530 .739
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 345/.799 88/.541 124/.741 61/.606 29/.494 81/.681 77/.344 .730
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 327/.794 143/.442 122/.828 59/.731 46/.948 130/.805 116/.649 .746
Home 343/.897 107/.514 114/.754 64/.843 51/.864 105/.784 109/.495 .743
Last 28d days 120/.777 51/.522 64/.987 35/1.009 32/.719 20/.578 53/.523
HR/SB/CS 21/10/0 4/2/3 7/7/2 2/1/1 1/0/1 4/3/2 4/1/1 127/76/33
Usage ····X··· ··XX·X·· ·XoX·o·· ····o·X· ··o·o·o· ······X· ·X·ooX··
Cleveland Indians Batters (5.04 RS/G) vs. Chicago White Sox Pitchers (5.37 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 33.Vazquez
G/S/vB
63.Bukvich
G/S/vB
34.Floyd
G/S/vB
45.Jenks
G/S/vB
57.Logan*
G/S/vB
47.MacDougal
G/S/vB
36.Myers*
G/S/vB
37.Thornton*
G/S/vB
62.Wassermann
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
29.Barfield G/S/vP 3/.666 2/1.000 ··· 4/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 427/311 .243/.271/.325/.596 .555/.611 .594 31/.428 13/3 3/13
1.Blake G/S/vP 18/.349 2/1.000 ··· 10/.500 5/1.850 11/.573 1/no AB 5/1.800 1/.000 563/394 .263/.338/.428/.765 .816/.744 .679 100/.592 3/4 15/12
13.Cabrera# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 67/50 .290/.308/.452/.759 .941/.692 .667 67/.759 0/0 2/0
25.Garko G/S/vP 9/1.556 1/.000 ··· 4/1.750 1/no AB 2/.000 1/.000 2/1.000 1/.000 433/295 .303/.372/.482/.854 .893/.835 .893 91/.659 0/1 14/7
27.Gomez G/S/vP 32/.508 2/1.500 ··· 2/2.000 1/.000 4/.833 6/1.167 3/.000 ··· 210/123 .314/.346/.397/.743 .695/.778 .769 33/.727 1/2 1/3
38.Gutierrez G/S/vP 3/1.000 3/1.334 ··· 2/1.000 3/.666 2/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 200/118 .275/.325/.500/.825 .929/.749 1.028 73/.790 7/0 9/1
48.Hafner* G/S/vP 16/.558 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 4/2.250 4/.750 7/.453 10/.422 ··· 541/339 .254/.377/.429/.806 .827/.794 .777 84/.746 1/1 19/0
7.Lofton* G/S/vP 10/1.200 1/no AB ··· ··· 2/.000 3/.000 8/.542 4/.750 1/.000 472/374 .299/.373/.415/.788 .550/.849 .800 90/.698 22/6 7/3
41.Martinez# G/S/vP 19/.513 1/.000 ··· 3/1.000 7/.310 7/1.238 5/.400 13/.885 1/no AB 541/341 .307/.375/.514/.889 .891/.888 .892 112/.836 0/0 21/4
8.Michaels G/S/vP 18/.977 3/.666 ··· 1/3.000 4/.500 2/.500 3/.333 5/1.600 1/.000 254/119 .267/.316/.409/.726 .813/.631 .775 32/.557 2/4 7/0
33.Nixon* G/S/vP 13/.847 ··· ··· 5/.400 ··· 2/.000 2/.500 5/.450 ··· 337/283 .256/.344/.345/.689 .594/.707 .693 30/.610 0/0 3/3
2.Peralta G/S/vP 15/.343 3/.000 ··· 5/.400 4/.000 8/.250 ··· 4/.000 ··· 546/402 .273/.338/.433/.771 .803/.759 .874 103/.639 3/3 18/15
10.Shoppach G/S/vP 3/.000 1/3.000 ··· 1/no AB ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 144/111 .267/.322/.466/.787 1.202/.676 .839 25/.600 0/0 5/2
24.Sizemore* G/S/vP 24/.825 1/.000 ··· 4/.750 5/.200 8/1.000 7/.143 10/1.556 1/2.000 622/413 .280/.389/.476/.865 .821/.888 .941 119/.895 29/10 23/2
IP 175.2 33.2 39.0 55.1 43.0 34.2 44.2 45.2 17.1 TOTAL .269/.342/.427/.769 .795/.758 .795 62/33 147/76
ERA-K/9 3.89/8.0 4.54/4.5 6.92/5.5 2.77/8.0 4.40/5.4 6.49/9.3 4.03/4.6 5.12/8.3 3.12/4.7 4.98/6.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Martinez (56-25-6)
 Shoppach (20-8-2)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 714/.237 153/.254 179/.321 208/.190 186/.287 165/.270 200/.273 205/.285 67/.233 .278  Lofton
 Michaels
 Nixon
 Sizemore
 Blake
 Gutierrez
27/81/0/7
66/1/24/4
0/0/83/4
0/131/0/3
0/0/7/2
7/6/61/1
OPS .700 .763 .976 .484 .767 .775 .768 .824 .599 .783
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 321/.711 50/.685 77/1.031 86/.542 82/.576 43/.863 97/.821 85/.886 13/1.315 .809
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 393/.692 103/.797 102/.933 122/.443 104/.917 122/.743 103/.719 120/.780 54/.442 .767
Road 352/.730 64/.554 75/.834 97/.487 87/.725 94/.843 70/.862 101/.708 35/.710 .784
Last 28d days 139/.802 55/.583 105/.797 25/.083 43/.923 47/.676 34/1.204 51/.865 46/.692
HR/SB/CS 26/6/1 4/1/0 14/6/0 2/4/0 5/5/1 2/5/0 5/4/2 4/1/1 0/1/0 153/78/18
Usage ·····X·· ·oo··XXo ···X···X ····o··· ··Xo··oo ···Xo·Xo ·o···X·X ··X···XX ··oo··oo

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.

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