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Game Preview: BAL @ TBR, 6:10pm, Saturday, May 24, 2008 @Tropicana Field

Baltimore Orioles, 24-23, 3rd, 5 GB, 3½ GB in WC

SP: Steve Trachsel (37, RHP, 2-4, 6.75)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. TBR Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2008 (2-4)             32    38  26  24  20  15  7    6.75      
 2007 (7-11)           158   176  89  86  76  56 19    4.90      
 2006 (15-8)           164.2 185  94  91  78  79 23    4.97      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         2-4  32    38  26  24  20  15  7    6.75   40 
 2008-05-09   @KCR   W   5.1   5   2   2   1   2  1      80   51 
 2008-05-04   @LAA   L   3     7   6   6   2   2  3      66   21 
 2008-04-26   @CHW  ND   3     5   5   4   5   2  1      85   28 
 2008-04-20    NYY   L   6.1   7   3   3   3   5  0      92   49 
 2008-04-15    TOR   L   2.1   5   5   5   3   1  1      64   25 
 2008-04-10   @TEX   L   6.1   5   3   2   4   2  0     100   51 
 2008-04-04    SEA   W   5.2   4   2   2   2   1  1      83   52 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.TBR    Has never faced TBR.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   14-7    Road:   10-16   ExtrInn: 1-2 
 vsRHP:  19-17   vsLHP:   5-6    1-Run:  11-7 
 vsEast:  9-10   vsCntrl: 5-4    vsWest:  8-8  IL: 2-1 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 48 Fri, May 23  @TBR  L   0-2       24-23  3rd  5.0 gb
 47 Thu, May 22  @NYY  L   1-2       24-22  3rd  5.0 gb
 46 Wed, May 21  @NYY  L   0-8       24-21  3rd  4.0 gb
 45 Tue, May 20  @NYY  W  12-2       24-20  3rd  3.0 gb
 44 Sun, May 18   WSN  L   1-2       23-20  3rd  2.5 gb
 43 Sat, May 17   WSN  W   6-5       23-19  3rd  1.5 gb
 42 Fri, May 16   WSN  W   5-3       22-19  3rd  2.5 gb
 41 Wed, May 14   BOS  W   6-3       21-19  3rd  2.0 gb
 40 Tue, May 13   BOS  W   5-4       20-19  3rd  3.0 gb
 39 Sun, May 11  @KCR  L   0-4       19-19  3rd  4.0 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20: 9-11   Last 30:13-16
Tampa Bay Rays, 28-20, 2nd, 1½ GB, 2½ up in WC

SP: Edwin Jackson (24, RHP, 2-3, 3.29)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. BAL Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2008 (2-3)             54.2  49  20  20  25  41  3    3.29      
 2007 (5-15)           161   195 116 103  88 128 19    5.76      
 2006 (0-0)             36.1  42  27  22  25  27  2    5.45      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         0-3  40.2  42  19  19  19  31  3    4.20   50 
 2008-05-18   @STL  ND   5.1   6   1   1   4   7  0      96   55 
 2008-05-13    NYY  ND   7     5   0   0   1   5  0     111   71 
 2008-05-08   @TOR  ND   8     6   0   0   1   3  0     112   72 
 2008-05-02   @BOS   L   4     9   6   6   3   4  1      87   21 
 2008-04-26    BOS  ND   7     5   1   1   3   4  0     108   64 
 2008-04-20    CHW   L   4.1   7   6   6   3   4  1      90   26 
 2008-04-15    NYY   L   5     4   5   5   4   4  1      91   39 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.BAL      0-1   3.1   7   6   6   3   2  0   16.20   21 
 2007-07-26   @BAL   L   3.1   7   6   6   3   2  0      86   21 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   17-8    Road:   11-12   ExtrInn: 4-1 
 vsRHP:  21-13   vsLHP:   7-7    1-Run:   6-7 
 vsEast: 19-12   vsCntrl: 2-3    vsWest:  6-3  IL: 1-2 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 48 Fri, May 23   BAL  W   2-0       28-20  2nd  1.5 gb
 47 Wed, May 21  @OAK  L   1-9       27-20  2nd  2.0 gb
 46 Tue, May 20  @OAK  W   3-2       27-19  2nd  1.0 gb
 45 Mon, May 19  @OAK  W   7-6 (13)  26-19  2nd  1.0 gb
 44 Sun, May 18  @STL  L   4-5       25-19  2nd  1.0 gb
 43 Sat, May 17  @STL  L   8-9 (10)  25-18  1st    Tied
 42 Fri, May 16  @STL  W   3-1       25-17  1st  1.5 up
 41 Thu, May 15   NYY  W   5-2       24-17  1st  1.0 up
 40 Wed, May 14   NYY  L   1-2       23-17  1st  0.5 up
 39 Tue, May 13   NYY  W   2-1 (11)  23-16  1st  0.5 up
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:20-10
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Fri, May 23, 2008 TBR  2  BAL  0        W:Matt Garza (3-1), L: Jeremy Guthrie (2-5), S: Troy Percival (14)
Thu, May 01, 2008 TBR  4 @BAL  2        W:Matt Garza (1-0), L: Brian Burres (3-2), S: Troy Percival (6)
Wed, Apr 30, 2008 TBR  8 @BAL  1        W:Andy Sonnanstine (4-1), L: Matt Albers (2-1), S: none
Tue, Apr 29, 2008 BAL  7  TBR  4        W:Garrett Olson (1-0), L: Jason Hammel (2-2), S: George Sherrill (10)
Sun, Apr 13, 2008 TBR  6  BAL  2        W:Jeff Niemann (1-0), L: Brian Burres (1-1), S: none
Sat, Apr 12, 2008 BAL  3 @TBR  2        W:Chad Bradford (1-1), L: Dan Wheeler (0-1), S: George Sherrill (5)
Fri, Apr 11, 2008 TBR 10  BAL  5        W:Al Reyes (1-1), L: Dennis Sarfate (2-1), S: none
Wed, Apr 02, 2008 BAL  9  TBR  6        W:Jamie Walker (1-0), L: Al Reyes (0-1), S: George Sherrill (1)
Mon, Mar 31, 2008 TBR  6 @BAL  2        W:James Shields (1-0), L: Jeremy Guthrie (0-1), S: none

Wed, Sep 05, 2007 TBD 17  BAL  2        W:Andy Sonnanstine (5-9), L: Radhames Liz (0-2), S: none
Season Series: 2008 - TBR leads 6-3; 2007 - BAL won 11-7; 2006 - BAL won 13-6; All-Time - BAL leads 96-81

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

Stat

Best

Middle

Worst

RS/G

CHC  5.81

MIN  4.54

SDP  3.36

RA/G

OAK  3.69

KCR  4.54

TEX  5.58

BA

C. Jones  .415

A. Huff  .246

R. Howard  .202

OBP

C. Jones  .487

C. Pena  .310

R. Cano  .265

SLG

L. Berkman  .773

A. Rios  .381

K. Suzuki  .298

OPS

L. Berkman  1.240

J. Lopez  .695

M. Bourn  .574

ERA

E. Volquez  1.34

S. Chacon  4.11

K. Rogers  6.66

K/9IP

E. Volquez  11.04

P. Maholm  6.37

J. Garland  1.96

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Baltimore Orioles Batters (4.00 RS/G) vs. Tampa Bay Rays Pitchers (4.02 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 36.Jackson
G/S/vB
47.Glover
G/S/vB
49.Hammel
G/S/vB
39.Howell*
G/S/vB
57.Miller*
G/S/vB
40.Percival
G/S/vB
28.Reyes
G/S/vB
35.Wheeler
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
3.Bynum* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 40/35 .289/.325/.395/.720 .400/.767 .782 40/.720 0/1 0/
13.Cintron# G/S/vP 4/.500 4/1.500 ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· 3/2.000 10/6 .556/.600/.556/1.156 1.000/1.267 .833 10/1.156 0/1 0/
2.Hernandez# G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 4/.833 2/1.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 90/71 .244/.299/.256/.555 .463/.579 .498 41/.582 2/0 0/
55.Hernandez G/S/vP 4/.500 7/.572 14/1.429 1/.000 2/.000 9/.111 5/2.100 9/.778 139/116 .209/.245/.333/.578 .623/.569 .596 68/.572 0/0 3/
17.Huff* G/S/vP 2/.000 8/.536 8/1.500 1/.000 10/.800 4/.250 5/1.350 3/.666 192/141 .246/.313/.417/.730 .575/.788 .742 108/.673 2/0 6/
10.Jones G/S/vP ··· ··· 5/.400 1/.000 ··· ··· 3/.666 3/.000 172/137 .256/.302/.375/.677 .787/.649 .588 92/.654 4/1 2/
21.Markakis* G/S/vP 3/.666 4/2.417 14/1.072 6/.533 ··· 1/.000 4/.000 4/.833 203/150 .253/.374/.424/.798 .793/.799 .827 109/.637 6/2 8/
15.Millar G/S/vP 3/2.000 6/2.067 12/.444 4/.833 7/1.143 6/.000 5/.400 4/.000 196/147 .243/.327/.370/.696 .766/.674 .619 103/.716 0/1 6/
6.Mora G/S/vP 2/1.000 7/.929 16/.875 6/.733 2/.000 8/.750 4/2.417 6/.334 190/148 .244/.303/.401/.704 .921/.646 .736 98/.700 2/4 5/
16.Payton G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 3/1.000 ··· 5/.000 3/.000 96/62 .220/.253/.363/.615 .853/.473 .621 60/.511 3/0 4/
24.Quiroz G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 3/.333 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 48/36 .220/.304/.317/.621 1.053/.465 .654 30/.606 0/0 1/
1.Roberts# G/S/vP 4/no AB 4/.500 17/1.129 7/1.238 6/1.667 10/1.489 5/1.933 2/.000 202/149 .257/.347/.411/.758 .717/.773 .677 106/.767 13/4 3/
30.Scott* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 5/.000 1/no AB 2/.000 2/.000 2/.500 ··· 154/126 .257/.338/.426/.764 .494/.822 .572 75/.644 1/1 4/
IP 54.2 13.2 34.1 29.2 16.0 20.0 8.0 24.1 TOTAL .245/.316/.383/.699 .737/.687 .666 .662 33/15 43/30
ERA-K/9 3.29/6.7 3.95/5.3 4.98/5.0 2.73/7.6 3.94/7.9 2.70/8.6 5.63/6.8 2.22/6.7 3.74/6.3

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Hernandez (27-9-2)
 Quiroz (12-3-2)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 230/.240 65/.278 155/.281 121/.202 64/.236 74/.129 34/.241 94/.153 .242  Markakis
 Jones
 Scott
 Payton
0/0/47/7
0/46/0/1
32/0/0/1
28/3/1/1
OPS .666 .724 .837 .583 .624 .490 .703 .553 .688
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 113/.762 30/.747 77/1.065 42/.464 32/.480 43/.438 12/1.144 36/.323 .694
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 117/.576 35/.705 78/.616 79/.643 32/.763 31/.560 22/.439 58/.686 .683
Home 125/.613 53/.772 53/.702 54/.578 33/.316 45/.274 15/.733 39/.405 .595
Last 28d days 132/.681 18/1.063 49/1.049 64/.569 33/.634 47/.645 11/.182 47/.727
HR/SB/CS 3/3/1 0/0/0 4/5/0 2/1/0 0/0/2 3/2/0 1/1/0 4/0/0 39/26/8
Usage ·····X·· ····oXo· ··X·X··· ····XoX· o·o··oo· o··XX··o ·····XX· ···o·oo·
Tampa Bay Rays Batters (4.46 RS/G) vs. Baltimore Orioles Pitchers (4.13 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 41.Trachsel
G/S/vB
34.Albers
G/S/vB
53.Bradford
G/S/vB
54.Cormier
G/S/vB
43.Johnson
G/S/vB
45.Sarfate
G/S/vB
52.Sherrill*
G/S/vB
32.Walker*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
8.Bartlett G/S/vP 4/.833 2/1.000 2/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 6/.000 170/121 .242/.283/.280/.563 .785/.475 .458 89/.651 5/3 0/
13.Crawford* G/S/vP 8/1.500 4/.000 3/2.000 6/.833 ··· 2/.500 4/.500 15/.553 218/153 .276/.307/.384/.692 .683/.696 .773 113/.619 12/3 4/
15.Floyd* G/S/vP 29/.392 5/2.350 2/.500 2/2.500 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 48/45 .267/.313/.444/.757 .000/.810 .702 31/.525 0/0 2/
31.Gomes G/S/vP 5/.200 ··· 8/.536 3/.000 ··· 1/no AB 2/.000 ··· 93/46 .225/.323/.438/.760 .831/.685 .709 34/.590 5/1 4/
26.Gross* G/S/vP ··· 6/1.167 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 1/no AB ··· ··· 116/107 .221/.345/.337/.682 .222/.725 .745 53/.762 2/1 2/
32.Hinske* G/S/vP 5/.000 4/1.833 8/.875 ··· 1/no AB 2/no AB 4/.250 13/.558 146/110 .256/.342/.527/.870 .476/.995 .738 75/.696 4/1 8/
1.Iwamura* G/S/vP 8/.500 4/.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/no AB 4/.250 9/.222 215/154 .269/.332/.368/.700 .589/.743 .743 112/.856 2/2 3/
3.Longoria G/S/vP ··· 3/1.167 3/1.167 ··· 3/.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 153/112 .233/.314/.414/.727 .420/.834 .804 101/.619 3/0 5/
30.Navarro# G/S/vP 7/.286 3/.666 3/2.000 2/.500 1/.000 1/2.000 3/.667 4/1.250 107/82 .364/.406/.455/.860 .749/.920 .901 82/.842 0/2 1/
23.Pena* G/S/vP 11/1.378 4/.000 3/1.334 ··· 1/.000 3/1.167 6/.000 9/1.333 200/132 .209/.310/.384/.694 .796/.645 .754 109/.625 0/0 9/
9.Riggans G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 56/32 .235/.286/.431/.717 .494/.877 .640 15/.795 0/0 3/
2.Upton G/S/vP 8/.542 4/.000 9/1.250 ··· ··· 2/1.000 2/no AB 5/1.600 200/144 .288/.377/.412/.789 .773/.794 .752 100/.771 11/5 3/
18.Zobrist# G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 12/7 .273/.333/.455/.788 .400/1.095 .333 12/.788 1/0 0/
IP 32.0 30.1 15.2 7.2 25.0 19.0 21.2 13.2 TOTAL .258/.326/.393/.719 .669/.739 .719 .693 47/21 45/21
ERA-K/9 6.75/4.2 2.08/5.0 2.87/4.6 2.35/7.0 1.44/5.4 3.79/10.4 3.32/7.1 3.95/7.2 3.95/5.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Navarro (12-6-0)
 Riggans (10-0-2)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 151/.295 121/.194 69/.306 30/.160 96/.153 87/.243 88/.173 63/.351 .248  Upton
 Gross
 Crawford
 Hinske
 Zobrist
 Gomes
0/46/0/4
2/14/25/3
47/0/0/1
0/0/20/1
0/1/0/0
2/0/4/0
OPS .928 .489 .745 .620 .407 .712 .556 .949 .703
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 77/.709 58/.414 24/1.006 13/.585 41/.476 40/.833 27/.353 40/1.111 .701
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 74/1.153 63/.559 45/.611 17/.635 55/.357 47/.608 61/.646 23/.627 .704
Road 88/.951 46/.564 35/.705 30/.620 52/.492 48/.578 41/.624 32/1.467 .678
Last 28d days 59/1.130 68/.557 40/.889 30/.620 67/.499 49/.678 50/.527 32/.873
HR/SB/CS 7/4/3 1/1/1 1/0/1 1/1/0 0/1/1 1/3/1 2/0/0 3/1/0 45/39/12
Usage ········ ··o····X o····Xo· ··XX···· ·X····Xo ··X···o· o·····oo o·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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