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Game Preview: HOU @ SDP, 3:35pm, Thursday, April 3, 2008 @Petco Park

Houston Astros, 1-2, 5th, 1½ GB, 1 GB in WC

SP: Shawn Chacon (30, RHP, 0-0, undef)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. SDP Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2007 (5-4)             96    95  42  42  48  79  9    3.94      
 2006 (7-6)            109   124  86  77  63  62 23    6.36      
 2005 (8-10)           151.2 135  59  58  66  79 14    3.44      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         2-2  38.1  39  23  21  16  27  4    4.93   47 
 2007-06-10    NYY   L   3.1   8   7   7   3   2  0      96   15 
 2007-06-05    WSN   W   5.1   8   4   4   3   3  0      97   36 
 2007-05-31    SDP  ND   7     3   0   0   1  10  0     102   80 
 2007-05-26    CIN  ND   3.2   3   1   1   5   2  0      80   48 
 2006-09-27    HOU  ND   5.1   6   5   5   1   5  1      82   40 
 2006-09-20    LAD   W   6.2   6   4   2   2   2  1      85   50 
 2006-09-13    MIL   L   7     5   2   2   1   3  2     104   61 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.SDP      3-1  33.1  25   6   6   8  32  2    1.62   65 
 2007-05-31    SDP  ND   7     3   0   0   1  10  0     102   80 
 2003-06-23    SDP   W   7     4   1   1   1   8  1     104   72 
 2003-06-18    SDP   W   6.2   5   2   2   2   4  0     100   58 
 2003-04-20    SDP   W   7     4   0   0   2   6  0     105   73 
 2002-07-07    SDP   L   5.2   9   3   3   2   4  1      98   41 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    0-0    Road:    1-2    ExtrInn: 0-0 
 vsRHP:   1-2    vsLHP:   0-0    1-Run:   0-1 
 vsEast:  0-0    vsCntrl: 0-0    vsWest:  1-2  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
  3 Wed, Apr  2  @SDP  W   9-6        1-2   5th  1.5 gb
  2 Tue, Apr  1  @SDP  L   1-2        0-2   6th  1.5 gb
  1 Mon, Mar 31  @SDP  L   0-4        0-1   3rd  1.0 gb
 Last 10: 1-2    Last 20: 1-2    Last 30: 1-2 
San Diego Padres, 2-1, 2nd, ½ GB, ½ GB in WC

SP: Randy Wolf (31, LHP, 0-0, undef)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. HOU Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2007 (9-6)            102.2 110  55  54  39  94 10    4.73      
 2006 (4-0)             56.2  63  37  35  33  44 13    5.56      
 2005 (6-4)             80    87  40  39  26  61 14    4.39      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         3-3  36.2  50  29  29  20  23  4    7.12   38 
 2007-07-03    ATL  ND   3     5   6   6   4   1  1      59   22 
 2007-06-28    ARI   W   6     4   3   3   6   4  0      99   50 
 2007-06-23    TBD   L   6.2  10   4   4   2   5  2     111   41 
 2007-06-17    LAA   L   5     7   4   4   3   1  0     100   35 
 2007-06-11    NYM   W   6     9   3   3   0   3  0      96   45 
 2007-06-06    SDP   L   5     8   5   5   3   6  0      96   34 
 2007-06-01    PIT   W   5     7   4   4   2   3  1      95   38 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.HOU      2-1  33.1  25  12  12  12  22  3    3.24   57 
 2006-09-25    HOU  ND   5.2   4   2   2   4   5  1      99   54 
 2006-09-17    HOU   W   5.2   5   3   3   2   5  2      92   50 
 2006-09-06    HOU  ND   6     5   2   2   3   4  0      94   55 
 2004-08-17    HOU   L   7     6   5   5   2   2  0      86   45 
 2003-05-10    HOU   W   9     5   0   0   1   6  0     113   82 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    2-1    Road:    0-0    ExtrInn: 0-0 
 vsRHP:   2-0    vsLHP:   0-1    1-Run:   1-0 
 vsEast:  0-0    vsCntrl: 2-1    vsWest:  0-0  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
  3 Wed, Apr  2   HOU  L   6-9        2-1   2nd  0.5 gb
  2 Tue, Apr  1   HOU  W   2-1        2-0   4th  1.0 gb
  1 Mon, Mar 31   HOU  W   4-0        1-0   3rd  0.5 gb
 Last 10: 2-1    Last 20: 2-1    Last 30: 2-1 
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Wed, Apr 02, 2008 HOU  9 @SDP  6        W:Jose Valverde (1-0), L: Trevor Hoffman (0-1), S: none
Tue, Apr 01, 2008 SDP  2  HOU  1        W:Chris Young (1-0), L: Brandon Backe (0-1), S: Trevor Hoffman (1)
Mon, Mar 31, 2008 SDP  4  HOU  0        W:Jake Peavy (1-0), L: Roy Oswalt (0-1), S: none

Sun, Aug 19, 2007 SDP  5  HOU  3        W:Greg Maddux , L: Matt Albers , S: Trevor Hoffman 
Sat, Aug 18, 2007 HOU  3 @SDP  2        W:Dave Borkowski , L: Justin Germano , S: Brad Lidge 
Fri, Aug 17, 2007 HOU  3 @SDP  1        W:Woody Williams , L: Heath Bell , S: Brad Lidge 
Sun, Jul 29, 2007 SDP 18 @HOU 11        W:Doug Brocail , L: Jason Jennings , S: none
Sat, Jul 28, 2007 HOU  3  SDP  1        W:Roy Oswalt , L: Greg Maddux , S: Brad Lidge 
Fri, Jul 27, 2007 SDP  9 @HOU  4        W:Jake Peavy , L: Woody Williams , S: none
Thu, Jul 26, 2007 HOU  7  SDP  1        W:Wandy Rodriguez , L: David Wells , S: none
Season Series: 2008 - SDP leads 2-1; 2007 - HOU won 4-3; 2006 - Tied 3-3; All-Time - HOU leads 293-265

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 2008 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 2007 season

Stat

Best

Middle

Worst

RS/G

NYY  5.98

BAL  4.67

WSN  4.15

RA/G

BOS  4.06

KCR  4.80

TBD  5.83

BA

M. Ordonez  .363

J. Pierre  .293

J. LaRue  .148

OBP

B. Bonds  .480

G. Atkins  .367

J. LaRue  .240

SLG

C. Ross  .653

R. Ludwick  .479

A. Gonzalez  .249

OPS

A. Rodriguez  1.067

T. Glaus  .839

J. LaRue  .512

ERA

J. Peavy  2.54

A. Pettitte  4.05

S. Olsen  5.81

K/9IP

E. Bedard  10.93

G. Meche  6.50

A. Cook  3.31

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NOTE: Team stats shown are for the 2008 season. Player Stats for the 2007 season. We will switch to 2008 stats on May 1st.

Houston Astros Batters (3.33 RS/G) vs. San Diego Padres Pitchers (3.33 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 25.Wolf*
G/S/vB
21.Bell
G/S/vB
57.Germano
G/S/vB
52.Gonzalez
G/S/vB
51.Hoffman
G/S/vB
49.Ledezma*
G/S/vB
43.Meredith
G/S/vB
38.Rusch*
G/S/vB
50.Thatcher*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
11.Ausmus G/S/vP 6/.334 ··· 2/1.000 3/.000 8/.250 ··· 3/.666 29/.731 1/.000 397/296 .235/.318/.324/.642 .666/.633 .581 / 6/1 3/4
17.Berkman# G/S/vP 21/.627 5/1.850 3/.333 ··· 10/.800 ··· 1/.000 41/.861 2/1.500 668/510 .278/.386/.510/.896 .800/.926 .970 / 7/3 34/12
27.Blum# G/S/vP 11/1.245 ··· ··· 7/1.142 3/.000 2/.000 1/.000 26/.384 ··· 370/280 .252/.319/.367/.685 .616/.708 .616 / 0/0 5/5
14.Bourn* G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 2/1.000 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· 2/.500 133/103 .277/.348/.378/.727 .434/.809 .664 / 18/1 1/0
22.Cruz# G/S/vP 18/1.233 ··· ··· ··· 5/.400 3/.666 1/.000 3/2.500 ··· 293/193 .234/.316/.375/.691 .695/.689 .730 / 6/1 6/1
2.Erstad* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 8/.250 5/1.500 ··· 10/.929 ··· 347/254 .248/.310/.335/.645 .433/.721 .600 / 7/2 4/2
45.Lee G/S/vP 9/1.111 6/1.000 1/2.000 1/.000 3/1.000 12/1.000 2/.000 12/1.875 1/2.000 697/528 .303/.354/.528/.882 .956/.859 .789 / 10/5 32/4
8.Loretta G/S/vP 16/.917 6/.334 2/.000 ··· 7/.666 1/.000 2/1.000 23/.768 1/.000 511/391 .287/.352/.372/.724 .818/.696 .700 / 1/2 4/7
9.Pence G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/2.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 484/376 .322/.360/.539/.899 .993/.872 .886 / 11/5 17/6
13.Perez# G/S/vP ··· 4/.250 2/.000 ··· 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 2/1.000 ··· / /// / / / /
10.Tejada G/S/vP 7/1.000 ··· 3/1.667 ··· 2/.000 14/.703 3/.833 6/.500 ··· 569/428 .296/.357/.442/.799 .912/.762 .734 / 2/1 18/15
46.Towles G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 44/34 .375/.432/.575/1.007 .733/1.086 1.310 / 0/1 1/0
21.Wigginton G/S/vP 29/.774 3/1.167 5/1.100 1/3.000 2/.000 1/.000 5/.200 13/.802 ··· 604/438 .278/.333/.459/.792 .935/.741 .753 / 3/4 22/11
IP 102.2 93.2 133.1 2.0 57.1 59.1 79.2 21.0 TOTAL /// / / /0
ERA-K/9 4.73/8.2 2.02/9.8 4.46/5.3 13.50/0.0 2.98/6.9 5.61/7.1 3.50/6.7 /0.0 1.29/6.9 0.00/0.0

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Ausmus (47-17-2)
 Towles (3-3-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 458/.273 363/.185 566/.259 11/.400 235/.228 280/.295 342/.296 / 85/.167  Lee
 Pence
 Cruz
 Erstad
 Berkman
 Wigginton
 Blum
 Bourn
157/0/0/8
0/95/14/6
49/3/23/5
12/45/9/2
0/1/31/1
1/0/1/0
9/0/0/0
79/12/6/0
OPS .762 .503 .733 .955 .634 .848 .721 .492
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 76/.762 175/.595 271/.701 5/1.100 111/.799 87/.851 144/.757 / 29/.710
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 382/.760 188/.420 295/.761 6/.833 124/.492 193/.847 198/.695 / 56/.385
Home 276/.701 170/.515 280/.703 11/.955 139/.509 135/.754 153/.588 / 36/.495
Last 28d days / / / / / / / / /
HR/SB/CS 10/4/3 3/8/3 14/18/2 0/1/0 2/3/1 7/7/3 6/7/2 // 1/3/0 //
Usage ·oX····· o······· Xo······ ooo····· Xo······

NOTE: Team stats shown are for the 2008 season. Player Stats for the 2007 season. We will switch to 2008 stats on May 1st.

San Diego Padres Batters (4.00 RS/G) vs. Houston Astros Pitchers (4.00 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 32.Chacon
G/S/vB
58.Borkowski
G/S/vB
26.Brocail
G/S/vB
29.Geary
G/S/vB
38.Moehler
G/S/vB
43.Sampson
G/S/vB
47.Valverde
G/S/vB
56.Villarreal
G/S/vB
53.Wright*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
28.Bard# G/S/vP 4/1.000 3/.333 1/2.000 1/2.000 6/.750 ··· 2/.000 3/.000 ··· 443/317 .285/.364/.404/.768 .966/.690 .685 / 0/1 5/3
8.Barrett G/S/vP 13/.802 7/.453 1/.000 1/2.000 3/1.334 5/.650 4/.500 2/.000 ··· 367/297 .244/.281/.372/.653 .698/.642 .720 / 2/2 9/6
7.Clark# G/S/vP 3/.000 2/.000 3/.000 2/.000 4/1.000 3/.000 ··· 3/2.334 ··· 245/210 .249/.310/.511/.822 .723/.838 1.014 / 0/0 17/2
33.Gerut* G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/1.500 ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 1/.000 ··· / /// / / / /
24.Giles* G/S/vP 17/.886 7/2.257 5/.400 1/.000 19/1.099 ··· 13/.331 6/1.167 1/.000 552/367 .271/.361/.416/.777 .675/.826 .665 / 4/6 13/5
23.Gonzalez* G/S/vP 3/.333 5/.600 1/.000 4/1.000 7/1.428 ··· 7/.000 5/.933 ··· 720/491 .282/.347/.502/.849 .796/.873 .760 / 0/0 30/10
3.Greene G/S/vP 9/1.444 6/.933 1/.000 4/.500 7/.715 ··· 10/.100 9/.777 ··· 659/481 .254/.291/.468/.759 .814/.739 .670 / 4/0 27/11
12.Hairston G/S/vP 1/2.000 2/.000 1/no AB 2/.000 2/.500 ··· 2/1.000 1/.000 ··· 294/201 .243/.313/.452/.765 .689/.801 .858 / 2/0 11/3
26.Huber G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 10/ .100/.100/.100/.200 .200/ .333 / 0/0 0/0
10.Iguchi G/S/vP 8/1.500 3/1.334 ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 4/2.417 2/.000 2/1.000 ··· 533/364 .267/.347/.400/.747 .797/.724 .786 / 14/2 9/6
5.Kouzmanoff G/S/vP 3/.000 4/.000 ··· 2/.500 ··· ··· 3/.000 2/.000 ··· 534/377 .275/.329/.457/.786 .972/.706 .743 / 1/0 18/22
18.McAnulty* G/S/vP 2/.000 1/2.000 1/2.000 ··· 1/no AB ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 43/28 .200/.256/.300/.556 .905/.368 .944 / 0/0 1/0
IP 96.0 71.2 76.2 67.1 59.2 121.2 64.1 76.1 TOTAL /// / / /1
ERA-K/9 3.94/7.4 5.15/7.9 3.05/5.0 4.41/5.1 4.07/5.4 4.59/3.8 2.66/10.9 4.24/6.8 /0.0 0.00/0.0

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Bard (121-10-3)
 Barrett (72-14-12)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 428/.265 325/.273 319/.228 296/.283 257/.282 522/.292 265/.196 336/.260 /  Hairston
 Giles
 McAnulty
 Huber
78/3/0/4
0/1/120/2
4/0/5/0
3/0/0/0
OPS .771 .796 .652 .797 .757 .819 .611 .722
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 157/.930 134/.885 155/.561 127/.684 101/.871 243/.836 140/.624 148/.896 /
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 271/.682 191/.735 164/.735 169/.878 156/.686 279/.804 125/.595 188/.589 /
Road 221/.863 141/.886 179/.527 151/.638 116/.715 293/.845 119/.582 166/.724 /
Last 28d days / / / / / / / / /
HR/SB/CS 9/7/4 8/2/0 8/3/0 8/2/2 8/3/0 20/3/1 7/4/2 6/3/0 // //
Usage X·X····· ·X······ o·o····· ··X····· X······· ·X······ ··o·····

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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