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Game Preview: CIN @ CHC, 2:20pm, Friday, July 24, 2009 @Wrigley Field

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Reds, 44-50, 5th, 6 GB, 7½ GB in WC

SP: Aaron Harang (31, RHP, 5-10, 4.17)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. CHC Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (5-10) 121.0 143 62 56 29 104 17 4.17
2008 (6-17) 184.1 205 104 98 50 153 35 4.78
2007 (16-6) 231.2 213 100 96 52 218 28 3.73
Last 7 GS 0-4 36.2 49 24 21 9 37 6 5.15 46
2009-07-18 MIL L 7.0 7 4 3 2 7 1 107 54
2009-07-12 @NYM L 3.0 8 5 5 1 2 0 74 24
2009-07-07 @PHI ND 6.0 9 3 3 2 7 2 114 47
2009-07-02 ARI ND 7.0 4 2 2 3 8 1 114 66
2009-06-26 @CLE L 4.2 10 7 5 1 3 2 91 22
2009-06-21 CHW L 7.0 8 3 3 0 7 0 97 56
2009-06-16 ATL ND 2.0 3 0 0 0 3 0 33 53
Last 5 v.CHC 1-3 31.1 33 18 17 15 25 4 4.88 48
2009-04-23 @CHC W 7.0 7 1 0 1 2 0 105 62
2008-09-07 CHC ND 7.0 6 3 3 3 5 0 111 55
2008-07-08 @CHC L 4.1 5 6 6 7 6 2 108 28
2008-05-06 CHC L 7.0 7 3 3 2 6 0 114 55
2008-04-15 @CHC L 6.0 8 5 5 2 6 2 110 40
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   22-22   Road:   22-28   ExtrInn: 4-4 
 vsRHP:  31-33   vsLHP:  13-17   1-Run:  12-11
 vsEast: 10-14   vsCntrl:23-20   vsWest:  5-7  IL: 6-9 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 94 Wed, Jul 22  @LAD  L   2-6       44-50  5th  5.5 gb
 93 Tue, Jul 21  @LAD  L   3-12      44-49  5th  5.5 gb
 92 Mon, Jul 20  @LAD  L   5-7       44-48  5th  5.5 gb
 91 Sun, Jul 19   MIL  W   5-3       44-47  5th  5.5 gb
 90 Sat, Jul 18   MIL  L   1-5       43-47  5th  5.5 gb
 89 Fri, Jul 17   MIL  W   4-0       43-46  5th  5.5 gb
 88 Thu, Jul 16   MIL  L   6-9       42-46  5th  5.5 gb
 87 Sun, Jul 12  @NYM  L   7-9       42-45  5th  5.0 gb
 86 Sat, Jul 11  @NYM  L   0-4       42-44  5th  4.5 gb
 85 Fri, Jul 10  @NYM  W   3-0       42-43  4th  4.5 gb
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 7-13   Last 30:11-19
Cubs, 48-45, 2nd, 1½ GB, 3 GB in WC

SP: Randy Wells (26, RHP, 5-4, 3.00)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. CIN Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (5-4) 81.0 75 28 27 18 54 7 3.00
2008 (0-0) 5.1 0 0 0 3 1 0 0.00
Last 7 GS 5-2 42.1 44 19 19 10 23 6 4.04 51
2009-07-18 @WSN W 5.0 7 4 4 1 1 0 85 37
2009-07-12 STL L 7.0 7 4 4 3 4 2 100 48
2009-07-06 ATL W 6.0 7 2 2 0 4 1 87 54
2009-07-01 @PIT W 7.0 6 1 1 1 4 0 97 64
2009-06-26 @CHW W 7.0 5 2 2 2 6 2 98 63
2009-06-21 CLE W 6.2 5 2 2 1 3 0 98 58
2009-06-12 MIN L 3.2 7 4 4 2 1 1 78 30
Last 5 v.CIN 0-0 6.2 7 2 2 1 4 0 2.70 55
2009-06-07 @CIN ND 6.2 7 2 2 1 4 0 91 55
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   27-18   Road:   21-27   ExtrInn: 6-6 
 vsRHP:  38-35   vsLHP:  10-10   1-Run:  13-15
 vsEast: 10-7    vsCntrl:24-21   vsWest:  8-9  IL: 6-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 93 Wed, Jul 22  @PHI  W  10-5       48-45  2nd  1.0 gb
 92 Tue, Jul 21  @PHI  L   1-4 (13)  47-45  2nd  2.0 gb
 91 Mon, Jul 20  @PHI  L   1-10      47-44  2nd  2.0 gb
 90 Sun, Jul 19  @WSN  W  11-3       47-43  2nd  2.0 gb
 89 Sat, Jul 18  @WSN  W   6-5       46-43  2nd  2.0 gb
 88 Fri, Jul 17  @WSN  W   3-1       45-43  2nd  3.0 gb
 87 Thu, Jul 16  @WSN  W   6-2       44-43  3rd  3.0 gb
 86 Sun, Jul 12   STL  L   2-4       43-43  3rd  3.5 gb
 85 Sun, Jul 12   STL  W   7-3       43-42  3rd  3.5 gb
 84 Sat, Jul 11   STL  W   5-2       42-42  3rd  3.5 gb
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:16-14
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sun, Jun 07, 2009 CHC  6 @CIN  3 (14)   W:David Patton (2-1), L: Mike Lincoln (1-1), S: Angel Guzman (1)
Sat, Jun 06, 2009 CIN  4  CHC  3 (11)   W:Nick Masset (3-0), L: Sean Marshall (3-5), S: none
Fri, Jun 05, 2009 CHC  2 @CIN  1        W:Carlos Zambrano (4-2), L: Micah Owings (3-7), S: Kevin Gregg (10)
Thu, Apr 23, 2009 CIN  7 @CHC  1        W:Aaron Harang (2-2), L: Carlos Zambrano (1-1), S: none
Wed, Apr 22, 2009 CIN  3 @CHC  0        W:Johnny Cueto (1-1), L: Ted Lilly (2-1), S: Francisco Cordero (6)
Tue, Apr 21, 2009 CHC  7  CIN  2        W:Rich Harden (1-1), L: Micah Owings (0-2), S: none

Sun, Sep 07, 2008 CIN  4  CHC  3        W:Francisco Cordero (5-4), L: Kerry Wood (4-4), S: none
Sat, Sep 06, 2008 CHC 14 @CIN  9        W:Jason Marquis (10-8), L: Johnny Cueto (8-13), S: none
Fri, Sep 05, 2008 CIN 10  CHC  2        W:Bronson Arroyo (14-10), L: Ted Lilly (13-9), S: none
Thu, Aug 21, 2008 CHC  3  CIN  2        W:Carlos Zambrano (13-5), L: Josh Fogg (2-6), S: Kerry Wood (26)
Season Series: 2009 - Tied 3-3; 2008 - CHC won 8-7; 2007 - Tied 9-9; All-Time - CHC leads 1078-1050

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 2009 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  5.51

FLA  4.49

SDP  3.64

RA/G

SFG  3.77

FLA  4.66

WSN  5.55

BA

J. Mauer  .357

Y. Molina  .288

R. Cedeno  .189

OBP

M. Ramirez  .475

C. Counsell  .362

R. Cedeno  .240

SLG

A. Pujols  .711

B. Phillips  .465

N. Punto  .244

OPS

A. Pujols  1.161

T. Tulowitzki  .823

B. Giles  .548

ERA

D. Haren  1.96

J. Lester  3.87

J. Geer  5.84

K/9IP

T. Lincecum  10.82

K. Kawakami  6.71

J. Lannan  3.74

Baseball-Reference.com-- Baseball's History: 1871-Now

Reds Batters (4.06 RS/G) vs. Cubs Pitchers (4.12 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 36.Wells
G/S/vB
63.Gregg
G/S/vB
37.Guzman
G/S/vB
40.Harden
G/S/vB
22.Hart
G/S/vB
47.Heilman
G/S/vB
30.Lilly*
G/S/vB
49.Marmol
G/S/vB
45.Marshall*
G/S/vB
29.Samardzija
G/S/vB
52.Stevens
G/S/vB
38.Zambrano
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
21.Dickerson* G/S/vP 3/1.000 3/.000 1/.000 6/.334 1/.000 1/.000 5/.650 1/.000 1/no AB 1/2.000 ··· 11/.955 246/204 .268/.365/.373/.738 .656/.755 .751 74/.668 7/3 2/3
28.Encarnacion G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 2/.000 4/.000 2/1.000 5/.600 24/.880 6/.533 7/.453 3/.333 ··· 48/.714 138/101 .209/.341/.365/.706 .889/.638 .638 61/.987 1/1 4/4
31.Gomes G/S/vP 3/.666 7/.953 2/.000 ··· ··· 1/no AB 8/2.150 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 123/60 .305/.398/.571/.970 1.011/.921 .957 54/.854 1/0 7/1
15.Hairston G/S/vP 4/.000 7/.286 1/2.000 ··· ··· 4/.500 27/.699 1/no AB 3/1.000 ··· ··· 3/.000 325/223 .250/.304/.387/.691 .728/.675 .628 89/.665 7/3 7/10
29.Hanigan G/S/vP 3/.666 1/2.000 2/1.000 ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 5/1.000 ··· 3/.667 ··· ··· ··· 189/147 .313/.406/.375/.781 .868/.757 .687 41/.684 0/0 1/1
7.Janish G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 92/59 .222/.308/.272/.579 .570/.585 .679 32/.361 0/0 0/2
17.Nix* G/S/vP 3/.000 4/1.000 2/1.000 17/.411 ··· 1/.000 ··· 3/.333 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 3/.000 221/197 .240/.290/.461/.750 .598/.770 .790 53/.585 0/0 8/1
4.Phillips G/S/vP 3/1.167 3/.666 2/.000 6/.000 1/.000 4/.250 24/.394 15/.347 9/.722 1/2.000 ··· 47/.669 369/266 .271/.335/.465/.800 .956/.739 .770 92/.751 14/7 14/7
23.Rosales G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 4/.833 161/125 .209/.289/.302/.591 .681/.565 .580 13/.846 0/2 2/3
27.Sutton# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 8/6 .125/.125/.250/.375 1.500/.000 .750 8/.375 0/0 0/0
30.Tatum G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/1 .000/.000/.000/.000 .000/.000 .000 2/.000 0/0 0/0
3.Taveras G/S/vP ··· ··· 3/.000 3/.666 ··· 5/.400 11/1.150 7/.286 2/.000 1/3.000 ··· 26/.384 347/247 .247/.288/.301/.588 .508/.621 .541 89/.667 19/6 1/4
19.Votto* G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/3.000 6/.167 1/.000 3/3.500 17/1.103 3/1.666 6/1.500 2/1.000 ··· 21/1.029 260/169 .352/.435/.599/1.034 .967/1.071 .982 96/.925 4/1 13/6
IP 81.0 45.2 39.1 87.0 15.2 44.1 123.0 46.1 63.1 14.0 4.0 113.2 TOTAL .247/.318/.390/.708 .718/.704 .667 .702 57/26 87/78
ERA-K/9 3.00/6.0 3.15/8.7 2.52/7.1 4.76/9.9 2.30/2.9 4.26/7.7 3.59/7.8 3.30/10.1 3.84/6.1 5.79/7.1 0.00/2.2 3.48/7.5 3.81/7.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 325/.251 198/.214 159/.197 382/.255 70/.226 204/.258 501/.249 211/.161 270/.245 64/.278 13/.000 489/.246 .244
OPS .657 .662 .599 .798 .688 .754 .720 .615 .716 .889 .077 .683 .720
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 145/.732 93/.555 71/.622 176/.820 33/.818 82/.736 106/.732 97/.518 88/.544 24/.958 7/.143 227/.729 .738
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 180/.596 105/.755 88/.581 206/.780 37/.573 122/.763 395/.717 114/.700 182/.799 40/.845 6/.000 262/.642 .707
Home 150/.718 92/.608 77/.677 199/.935 29/.562 104/.791 242/.592 96/.671 164/.684 34/1.026 3/.000 222/.696
Last 28d days 129/.733 51/.438 34/.796 120/.837 58/.697 54/.681 106/.768 54/.597 36/.471 44/.776 13/.077 165/.694
HR/SB/CS 7/4/3 7/0/0 4/1/2 17/3/2 1/3/1 3/3/1 19/9/4 1/2/0 8/2/1 3/0/0 0/0/0 7/4/5 98/49/26
Usage ·····X·· ·X···XXX ·XoX·X·o ··X····X ····X··· ··oo·XX· ···X···· ··X··ooo ·oX··Xo· ··X·X··· ···Xo··· ·X····X·
Cubs Batters (4.23 RS/G) vs. Reds Pitchers (4.76 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 39.Harang
G/S/vB
61.Arroyo
G/S/vB
34.Bailey
G/S/vB
51.Burton
G/S/vB
48.Cordero
G/S/vB
47.Cueto
G/S/vB
46.Fisher
G/S/vB
52.Herrera*
G/S/vB
40.Masset
G/S/vB
33.Owings
G/S/vB
53.Rhodes*
G/S/vB
25.Weathers
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
28.Baker G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 49/31 .174/.224/.261/.485 .500/.472 .718 25/.584 1/0 0/1
13.Blanco# G/S/vP ··· 3/.666 ··· 1/no AB 2/2.000 ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· 97/70 .224/.283/.282/.565 .616/.546 .433 27/.539 0/2 0/2
21.Bradley# G/S/vP 6/.733 ··· ··· ··· 4/.000 3/.000 ··· 2/.500 3/.666 8/.393 2/.500 2/1.000 275/201 .242/.375/.370/.745 .883/.688 .915 78/.738 0/1 6/2
17.Fontenot* G/S/vP 15/1.067 6/1.667 3/.333 6/.167 3/1.334 4/.000 1/.000 2/.000 1/2.000 8/.700 2/.000 3/.666 295/247 .235/.305/.371/.676 .568/.698 .616 59/.685 2/1 7/5
5.Fox G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB 98/68 .322/.357/.586/.943 .838/.989 .879 59/.960 0/0 5/2
1.Fukudome* G/S/vP 12/.788 12/.000 ··· 6/.400 2/.500 13/.641 1/.000 ··· 5/.200 7/.429 1/.000 6/.533 338/307 .263/.375/.438/.813 .587/.835 .740 87/.811 6/7 7/1
55.Hill# G/S/vP ··· 4/1.167 ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 5/.000 ··· ··· 132/109 .197/.277/.282/.559 .409/.591 .565 55/.438 0/0 2/2
6.Hoffpauir* G/S/vP 7/.762 1/.000 ··· 2/.500 ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 6/1.333 1/.000 ··· 182/159 .241/.286/.429/.715 .490/.748 .897 41/.452 0/0 8/1
9.Johnson G/S/vP ··· 15/.481 ··· 4/.750 14/.142 6/.900 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 5/1.350 3/.666 150/87 .248/.322/.398/.721 .826/.646 .882 25/.393 1/1 4/1
25.Lee G/S/vP 55/.997 40/.844 2/1.500 8/.750 7/.286 16/.971 1/.000 ··· 6/.900 10/.522 4/2.500 34/.507 350/280 .281/.354/.510/.864 .861/.863 .969 96/.869 0/0 18/3
16.Ramirez G/S/vP 46/.839 40/.633 2/.000 8/.536 8/1.125 12/.973 ··· 1/2.000 7/.762 9/.708 1/.000 24/1.289 123/100 .304/.366/.473/.839 1.232/.756 .753 51/.598 0/0 5/3
12.Soriano G/S/vP 26/.589 45/.603 3/3.333 5/1.933 15/.673 12/1.166 ··· ··· 7/1.571 9/.222 3/.333 15/.600 398/318 .245/.309/.433/.742 .583/.780 .657 85/.806 7/2 16/8
2.Theriot G/S/vP 32/.742 31/.707 ··· 8/.750 6/.400 16/1.001 1/.000 ··· 7/.286 11/.989 ··· 11/.282 401/321 .300/.355/.423/.778 .945/.737 .892 102/.843 13/5 7/11
IP 121.0 124.1 30.2 36.0 38.0 115.1 25.1 38.2 39.2 99.2 32.1 33.1 TOTAL .249/.323/.400/.723 .721/.723 .751 .719 35/22 99/78
ERA-K/9 4.17/7.7 5.21/5.3 7.63/5.6 5.25/6.5 1.66/7.6 3.67/6.9 2.84/8.5 2.56/6.7 2.50/8.2 5.33/5.3 1.67/7.8 2.97/5.9 4.35/6.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 526/.292 546/.282 143/.256 170/.286 148/.205 482/.249 105/.258 167/.282 153/.171 455/.283 129/.162 140/.193 .259
OPS .801 .823 .776 .787 .542 .734 .675 .727 .513 .821 .506 .641 .758
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 278/.725 253/.855 78/.741 82/.770 78/.483 255/.805 41/.759 79/.608 59/.610 212/.824 59/.330 55/.630 .752
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 248/.884 293/.796 65/.817 88/.802 70/.602 227/.656 64/.614 88/.837 94/.453 243/.817 70/.654 85/.647 .763
Road 273/.888 277/.805 68/.874 97/.810 56/.534 271/.685 60/.665 85/.764 66/.373 280/.859 62/.743 84/.558
Last 28d days 129/.941 143/.789 121/.767 23/.893 25/.258 87/.970 47/.679 46/.824 41/.693 105/.919 31/.467 38/.755
HR/SB/CS 17/13/5 22/7/5 4/4/1 2/0/0 1/1/2 15/1/4 0/1/5 3/1/1 3/2/1 16/7/2 2/2/1 4/1/0 111/48/32
Usage ·····X·· ·X····X· ··X····X ··X····· ····o·o· ····X··· ···X···· ··oX·o·· ·o··oX·o ···X···· ··X···o· ·XX·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.