You Are Here > Baseball-Reference.com > Game Previews > CHW @ CHC, Thursday, September 3, 2009

Game Preview: CHW @ CHC, 2:20pm, Thursday, September 3, 2009 @Wrigley Field

WhiteSox, 65-69, 3rd, 7 GB, 13 GB in WC

SP: Carlos Torres (26, RHP, 0-0, 6.75)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. CHC Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (0-0) 9.1 9 7 7 9 8 2 6.75
Last 7 GS 0-0 9.1 9 7 7 9 8 2 6.75 43
2009-08-08 CLE ND 3.1 3 4 4 6 5 0 72 37
2009-07-22 TBR ND 6.0 6 3 3 3 3 2 95 48
Has never faced CHC.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   36-30   Road:   29-39   ExtrInn: 2-5 
 vsRHP:  42-51   vsLHP:  23-18   1-Run:  16-24
 vsEast: 15-20   vsCntrl:27-30   vsWest: 12-13 IL:11-6 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
134 Wed, Sep  2  @MIN  W   4-2       65-69  3rd  7.0 gb
133 Tue, Sep  1  @MIN  L   3-4       64-69  3rd  7.0 gb
132 Mon, Aug 31  @MIN  L   1-4       64-68  3rd  6.0 gb
131 Sun, Aug 30  @NYY  L   3-8       64-67  3rd  6.0 gb
130 Sat, Aug 29  @NYY  L   0-10      64-66  3rd  5.0 gb
129 Fri, Aug 28  @NYY  L   2-5 (10)  64-65  3rd  5.0 gb
128 Thu, Aug 27  @BOS  W   9-5       64-64  2nd  4.0 gb
127 Wed, Aug 26  @BOS  L   2-3       63-64  2nd  4.5 gb
126 Tue, Aug 25  @BOS  L   3-6       63-63  2nd  4.5 gb
125 Mon, Aug 24  @BOS  L   8-12      63-62  2nd  3.5 gb
 Last 10: 2-8    Last 20: 7-13   Last 30:12-18
Cubs, 67-64, 2nd, 10½ GB, 6 GB in WC

SP: Ryan Dempster (32, RHP, 8-7, 4.15)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. CHW Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (8-7) 149.2 149 79 69 56 129 18 4.15
2008 (17-6) 206.2 174 75 68 76 187 14 2.96
2007 (2-7) 66.2 59 36 35 30 55 8 4.73
Last 7 GS 3-2 44.0 48 26 21 12 40 5 4.30 50
2009-08-29 NYM W 6.0 8 4 4 2 7 0 106 45
2009-08-23 @LAD W 7.0 3 1 0 1 5 0 101 73
2009-08-18 @SDP L 7.0 8 4 4 3 10 1 121 52
2009-08-13 PHI L 7.0 8 6 6 2 8 2 110 43
2009-08-08 @COL W 6.0 9 5 2 0 3 1 95 43
2009-08-02 @FLA ND 6.0 3 0 0 4 4 0 97 66
2009-07-28 HOU ND 5.0 9 6 5 0 3 1 85 30
Last 5 v.CHW 1-2 21.1 29 17 17 13 11 3 7.17 38
2009-06-27 @CHW ND 5.0 8 5 5 3 2 1 104 30
2009-06-17 CHW L 6.0 4 3 3 6 4 1 104 50
2008-06-27 @CHW L 2.1 7 8 8 3 1 1 71 9
2008-06-22 CHW W 8.0 10 1 1 1 4 0 103 61
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   40-26   Road:   27-38   ExtrInn: 8-7 
 vsRHP:  53-50   vsLHP:  14-14   1-Run:  15-19
 vsEast: 14-15   vsCntrl:36-24   vsWest: 11-17 IL: 6-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
131 Wed, Sep  2   HOU  W   2-0       67-64  2nd 10.5 gb
130 Tue, Sep  1   HOU  W   4-1       66-64  2nd 10.5 gb
129 Mon, Aug 31   HOU  L   3-5       65-64  2nd 10.5 gb
128 Sun, Aug 30   NYM  L   1-4       65-63  2nd 10.0 gb
127 Sat, Aug 29   NYM  W  11-4       65-62  2nd  9.0 gb
126 Fri, Aug 28   NYM  W   5-2       64-62  2nd  9.0 gb
125 Thu, Aug 27   WSN  L   4-5       63-62  2nd  9.0 gb
124 Wed, Aug 26   WSN  W   9-4       63-61  2nd  9.0 gb
123 Tue, Aug 25   WSN  L   6-15      62-61  2nd  9.0 gb
122 Sun, Aug 23  @LAD  W   3-1       62-60  2nd  8.0 gb
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20: 9-11   Last 30:13-17
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sun, Jun 28, 2009 CHW  6  CHC  0        W:John Danks (6-6), L: Carlos Zambrano (4-3), S: none
Sat, Jun 27, 2009 CHW  8  CHC  7        W:Bobby Jenks (2-2), L: Sean Marshall (3-6), S: none
Fri, Jun 26, 2009 CHC  5 @CHW  4        W:Randy Wells (2-3), L: Jose Contreras (2-7), S: Kevin Gregg (12)
Thu, Jun 18, 2009 CHC  6  CHW  5        W:Kevin Gregg (1-1), L: Matt Thornton (4-2), S: none
Wed, Jun 17, 2009 CHW  4 @CHC  1        W:John Danks (5-5), L: Ryan Dempster (4-4), S: Bobby Jenks (15)

Sun, Jun 29, 2008 CHW  5  CHC  1        W:Mark Buehrle (6-6), L: Sean Marshall (0-2), S: none
Sat, Jun 28, 2008 CHW  6  CHC  5        W:Matt Thornton (4-1), L: Carlos Marmol (1-3), S: Bobby Jenks (18)
Fri, Jun 27, 2008 CHW 10  CHC  3        W:Jose Contreras (7-6), L: Ryan Dempster (9-3), S: none
Sun, Jun 22, 2008 CHC  7  CHW  1        W:Ryan Dempster (9-2), L: Javier Vazquez (7-6), S: none
Sat, Jun 21, 2008 CHC 11  CHW  7        W:Jason Marquis (6-3), L: Jose Contreras (6-6), S: Kerry Wood (19)
Season Series: 2009 - CHW leads 3-2; 2008 - Tied 3-3; 2007 - CHC won 5-1; All-Time - CHW leads 36-35

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

LAA  5.70

ARI  4.55

SDP  3.89

RA/G

SFG  3.77

NYM  4.70

WSN  5.41

BA

J. Mauer  .367

D. Young  .290

A. Miles  .176

OBP

A. Pujols  .444

R. Hanigan  .362

A. Miles  .218

SLG

A. Pujols  .673

T. Hafner  .482

A. Miles  .236

OPS

A. Pujols  1.117

J. Rivera  .839

A. Miles  .454

ERA

C. Carpenter  2.20

D. Braden  3.89

R. Nolasco  5.30

K/9IP

T. Lincecum  10.34

R. Wolf  6.89

J. Lannan  3.68

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

WhiteSox Batters (4.53 RS/G) vs. Cubs Pitchers (4.23 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 46.Dempster
G/S/vB
64.Berg
G/S/vB
22.Gorzelanny*
G/S/vB
43.Grabow*
G/S/vB
63.Gregg
G/S/vB
37.Guzman
G/S/vB
40.Harden
G/S/vB
47.Heilman
G/S/vB
30.Lilly*
G/S/vB
49.Marmol
G/S/vB
45.Marshall*
G/S/vB
36.Wells
G/S/vB
38.Zambrano
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
15.Beckham G/S/vP 5/.650 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 3/2.000 ··· 2/1.000 6/1.467 328/242 .272/.349/.446/.795 .954/.737 .931 113/.634 6/4 10/12
27.Castro G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 3/.666 3/.333 ··· ··· 5/.200 1/.000 4/.000 3/.000 4/1.250 151/99 .222/.305/.400/.705 .752/.681 .801 17/.794 0/0 6/5
23.Dye G/S/vP 14/1.083 ··· 3/.333 4/2.000 10/.800 1/no AB 11/.764 1/.000 15/1.025 4/.833 6/.666 3/1.666 22/.727 495/370 .260/.339/.474/.813 .863/.796 .818 88/.508 0/2 25/5
7.Fields G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/5.000 2/no AB ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 3/.333 ··· 3/.000 251/173 .220/.301/.354/.655 .743/.618 .662 / 2/3 7/8
17.Getz* G/S/vP 6/.933 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/3.000 ··· 3/.000 6/1.300 347/287 .267/.324/.365/.689 .752/.676 .682 19/.734 18/2 2/7
14.Konerko G/S/vP 7/.286 ··· ··· 1/no AB 11/1.827 1/2.000 17/.243 1/.000 23/1.066 2/2.000 7/.762 3/.000 31/1.105 518/378 .278/.349/.486/.835 1.067/.751 .794 89/.713 0/0 24/4
30.Kotsay* G/S/vP 9/1.158 ··· 5/.400 3/.666 7/.762 ··· 3/.666 3/.000 10/1.500 ··· ··· ··· 9/.347 128/105 .250/.291/.328/.619 .409/.665 .620 36/.820 2/1 1/0
18.Lillibridge G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 86/60 .151/.262/.178/.440 .414/.451 .509 7/.286 5/1 0/3
5.Nix G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 235/127 .238/.321/.447/.767 .904/.648 .882 76/.808 9/0 11/12
12.Pierzynski* G/S/vP 17/1.071 ··· ··· 4/1.750 7/.715 1/no AB 11/.000 1/.000 7/1.000 2/.000 11/.384 ··· 24/.867 440/332 .312/.342/.458/.800 .709/.830 .835 90/.800 1/0 13/4
22.Podsednik* G/S/vP 18/1.177 ··· ··· 7/1.143 9/.393 1/2.000 9/1.083 6/1.633 6/.900 5/1.400 7/.762 3/1.334 36/.528 474/343 .295/.348/.399/.747 .736/.751 .746 106/.719 25/10 5/2
20.Quentin G/S/vP 6/1.167 ··· 6/1.500 2/.500 ··· ··· 3/.666 2/.000 4/1.750 2/5.000 3/1.666 ··· ··· 300/220 .224/.317/.437/.754 .686/.776 .646 85/.744 2/0 15/2
10.Ramirez G/S/vP 9/.875 ··· 3/.000 1/no AB 1/2.000 1/.000 2/1.000 1/.000 3/1.000 3/1.167 3/.000 3/.000 7/1.715 496/376 .276/.330/.409/.739 .997/.657 .711 94/.792 13/4 15/17
51.Rios G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 3/.333 ··· 11/.364 ··· 3/.333 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 541/393 .252/.301/.409/.711 .717/.708 .566 74/.602 20/3 15/4
31.Wise* G/S/vP 8/.661 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 2/1.500 1/4.000 ··· 2/no AB ··· ··· 11/.764 125/110 .200/.240/.348/.587 .871/.557 .458 6/1.333 3/3 2/0
IP 149.2 2.0 30.0 60.1 62.1 57.1 129.0 61.1 150.1 62.1 77.2 133.1 131.1 TOTAL .258/.329/.418/.747 .817/.722 .750 .702 88/34 157/113
ERA-K/9 4.15/7.8 0.00/4.5 5.40/8.4 2.69/7.3 4.04/9.1 3.14/7.2 4.19/10.6 4.26/7.6 3.17/7.4 3.47/11.0 4.52/6.6 2.90/5.5 3.91/7.4 3.94/7.8

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 639/.265 8/.286 127/.221 258/.215 266/.220 231/.201 548/.229 272/.260 573/.242 280/.163 338/.264 545/.256 573/.261 .247
OPS .758 .661 .624 .648 .716 .633 .732 .771 .699 .606 .767 .667 .718 .725
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 313/.830 5/.650 35/.504 78/.632 121/.572 99/.638 245/.732 114/.704 121/.662 127/.539 109/.656 236/.802 267/.748 .745
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 326/.689 3/.667 92/.672 180/.655 145/.837 132/.629 303/.732 158/.817 452/.709 153/.663 229/.819 309/.564 306/.691 .710
Home 262/.760 8/.661 40/.603 105/.568 135/.592 115/.572 291/.817 139/.809 272/.590 134/.626 211/.724 286/.697 290/.755
Last 28d days 140/.736 8/.661 63/.803 40/.402 42/.599 41/.616 97/.548 44/.710 72/.553 41/.499 54/.999 135/.725 43/1.143
HR/SB/CS 18/14/8 0/0/0 3/1/0 4/4/1 12/0/0 8/1/3 22/5/4 7/3/2 21/9/4 1/2/0 10/3/1 11/12/4 9/4/7 138/72/37
Usage ····X··· ········ ···X···· ·ooo··oX ·oo··oo· ···X··oo ··X····X ··X·X··· X····X·· XX···X·X ···Xo··· ·X····X· ···X····
Cubs Batters (4.41 RS/G) vs. WhiteSox Pitchers (4.60 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 60.Torres
G/S/vB
56.Buehrle*
G/S/vB
53.Carrasco
G/S/vB
50.Danks*
G/S/vB
26.Dotel
G/S/vB
34.Floyd
G/S/vB
43.Garcia
G/S/vB
45.Jenks
G/S/vB
71.Linebrink
G/S/vB
57.Pena
G/S/vB
37.Thornton*
G/S/vB
67.Williams*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
28.Baker G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 1/3.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 7/.286 ··· ··· 135/85 .280/.333/.456/.789 .831/.764 .973 70/1.007 1/0 3/3
13.Blanco# G/S/vP ··· 9/.929 ··· 3/.000 ··· 3/.000 5/1.200 ··· ··· ··· 2/3.000 ··· 106/78 .237/.297/.323/.620 .586/.630 .574 / 0/2 1/2
21.Bradley# G/S/vP ··· 33/.888 5/1.600 9/1.194 3/1.167 3/2.000 14/1.136 2/1.000 8/.250 2/.000 ··· ··· 424/315 .269/.398/.425/.823 .835/.827 .985 102/.972 2/3 12/3
17.Fontenot* G/S/vP ··· 3/.000 ··· 3/.000 ··· 3/1.167 ··· ··· 1/3.000 2/.000 2/.000 ··· 373/319 .227/.295/.376/.671 .586/.686 .634 37/.486 2/1 9/7
5.Fox G/S/vP ··· 3/.000 1/.000 3/.333 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 2/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 189/139 .286/.333/.530/.863 .722/.914 .737 63/.739 0/0 10/4
1.Fukudome* G/S/vP ··· 7/.533 ··· 6/.666 ··· 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 1/2.000 2/.000 ··· 477/423 .274/.384/.457/.841 .587/.872 .788 86/.890 6/8 11/2
27.Fuld* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 72/53 .267/.389/.350/.739 .377/.881 .866 44/.692 2/1 0/0
55.Hill# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/3.000 231/190 .246/.328/.350/.677 .695/.673 .783 46/1.028 0/0 2/3
6.Hoffpauir* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 194/169 .233/.284/.422/.706 .450/.745 .895 1/ 0/0 8/1
25.Lee G/S/vP ··· 15/1.313 1/.000 8/.661 8/1.042 3/.000 9/.583 6/1.000 13/1.098 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 509/405 .294/.373/.545/.918 .917/.916 1.011 104/.993 0/0 27/4
7.Miles# G/S/vP ··· 3/.666 ··· 3/1.000 2/2.000 ··· 3/.666 1/.000 11/.855 6/.666 1/.000 ··· 159/127 .176/.218/.236/.454 .605/.415 .454 25/.261 3/0 0/2
16.Ramirez G/S/vP ··· 16/.851 ··· 2/.000 20/1.034 ··· 12/.834 4/.000 16/.688 6/.334 2/.500 ··· 245/206 .323/.384/.534/.917 1.112/.882 1.023 70/.797 0/1 11/6
12.Soriano G/S/vP ··· 34/.673 7/1.262 7/.715 4/.833 7/.286 22/.668 1/.000 7/1.071 3/.333 5/.650 ··· 518/405 .243/.305/.427/.732 .569/.775 .707 69/.555 9/2 20/10
18.Soto G/S/vP ··· 6/.733 1/.000 8/.250 2/.000 3/.333 ··· 3/.333 2/2.500 2/.000 2/.000 ··· 311/231 .212/.318/.371/.690 .788/.657 .742 55/.492 1/0 9/3
2.Theriot G/S/vP ··· 10/.522 1/2.000 9/.444 2/.000 3/.666 ··· 2/no AB 7/.143 4/1.167 1/2.000 ··· 562/445 .291/.341/.389/.730 .863/.695 .772 105/.607 16/7 7/13
IP 9.1 184.0 81.2 160.1 52.0 177.0 16.2 46.2 49.0 55.2 59.2 11.0 TOTAL .255/.331/.414/.745 .720/.751 .787 .763 45/28 140/105
ERA-K/9 6.75/7.7 3.86/4.5 3.64/6.2 3.82/7.1 3.29/10.9 3.97/7.6 5.94/7.0 3.66/8.5 3.86/8.8 4.37/7.3 2.72/10.9 7.36/10.6 4.24/7.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 45/.257 727/.274 354/.280 677/.246 229/.228 735/.245 70/.250 196/.250 216/.279 252/.287 240/.219 49/.250 .261
OPS .866 .761 .714 .718 .756 .683 .784 .717 .847 .770 .620 .838 .746
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 27/.766 201/.833 164/.850 188/.730 74/.937 387/.682 40/.533 90/.898 96/.818 119/.832 100/.586 26/.564 .763
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 18/1.016 526/.734 190/.602 489/.713 155/.676 348/.683 30/1.112 106/.568 120/.869 133/.717 140/.644 23/1.190 .734
Road / 296/.780 146/.728 364/.702 117/.874 396/.756 49/.652 93/.730 106/.865 122/.828 118/.687 23/1.034
Last 28d days 18/.893 142/.959 55/.605 166/.782 48/.946 133/.827 70/.784 38/.689 46/1.073 52/.867 54/.573 38/.984
HR/SB/CS 2/2/1 25/2/1 4/1/2 20/16/6 5/14/1 20/14/4 2/1/0 7/9/0 9/10/0 7/4/2 5/4/4 2/2/2 143/109/30
Usage ········ X····X·· o···X··· ·X····X· ·o····X· ··X····X ···X···· X·o···o· o··X·X·· ·oo·X··o ·oo··X·X o··X·Xo·

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.