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Game Preview: CHC @ COL, 8:10pm, Saturday, August 8, 2009 @Coors Field

Cubs, 57-50, 2nd, 1 GB, 2 GB in WC

SP: Ryan Dempster (32, RHP, 5-5, 4.09)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. COL Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (5-5) 116.2 113 59 53 48 96 14 4.09
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 1-2 42.1 47 21 19 19 32 5 4.04 49
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
2009-07-02 MIL W 6.2 8 4 3 2 9 2 109 51
2009-06-27 @CHW ND 5.0 8 5 5 3 2 1 104 30
2009-06-22 @ATL L 6.2 8 2 2 4 6 0 118 52
2009-06-17 CHW L 6.0 4 3 3 6 4 1 104 50
2009-06-11 @HOU ND 7.0 7 1 1 0 4 0 102 63
Last 5 v.COL 2-2 23.1 25 28 28 16 22 7 10.80 35
2008-05-31 COL W 5.0 3 3 3 4 7 2 93 52
2003-04-30 @COL ND 1.1 1 7 7 6 1 0 50 19
2001-08-17 @COL L 4.2 7 9 9 2 1 2 84 13
2001-05-20 COL L 5.0 9 6 6 1 4 3 91 28
2000-04-09 COL W 7.1 5 3 3 3 9 0 115 62
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   33-19   Road:   24-31   ExtrInn: 8-6 
 vsRHP:  45-40   vsLHP:  12-10   1-Run:  14-16
 vsEast: 11-9    vsCntrl:32-23   vsWest:  8-10 IL: 6-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
107 Fri, Aug  7  @COL  L   2-6       57-50  2nd  1.0 gb
106 Wed, Aug  5  @CIN  L   0-4       57-49  1st    Tied
105 Tue, Aug  4  @CIN  W   6-3       57-48  1st    Tied
104 Mon, Aug  3  @CIN  W   4-2       56-48  1st    Tied
103 Sun, Aug  2  @FLA  L   2-3       55-48  2nd  0.5 gb
102 Sat, Aug  1  @FLA  W   9-8 (10)  55-47  2nd  0.5 gb
101 Fri, Jul 31  @FLA  L   2-5       54-47  2nd  0.5 gb
100 Thu, Jul 30   HOU  W  12-3       54-46  1st  0.5 up
 99 Wed, Jul 29   HOU  W  12-0       53-46  2nd  0.5 gb
 98 Tue, Jul 28   HOU  L   6-11      52-46  2nd  0.5 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:13-7    Last 30:18-12
Rockies, 60-49, 2nd, 6½ GB, tied for WC

SP: Jason Marquis (30, RHP, 12-7, 3.49)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. CHC Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (12-7) 144.1 137 62 56 43 68 10 3.49
2008 (11-9) 167.0 172 87 84 70 91 15 4.53
2007 (12-9) 191.2 190 111 98 76 109 22 4.60
Last 7 GS 3-3 47.1 41 18 16 9 24 2 3.04 57
2009-08-02 @CIN ND 7.0 4 3 3 2 4 1 101 59
2009-07-28 @NYM L 6.0 7 3 2 1 3 0 86 50
2009-07-19 @SDP W 8.0 5 1 1 0 3 0 96 71
2009-07-11 ATL L 6.0 7 3 3 2 4 0 97 48
2009-07-06 WSN W 8.0 7 0 0 2 3 0 104 69
2009-06-30 @LAD W 9.0 2 0 0 0 3 0 86 86
2009-06-24 @LAA L 3.1 9 8 7 2 4 1 88 14
Last 5 v.CHC 3-2 26.2 31 22 16 11 15 5 5.40 42
2009-04-15 @CHC W 7.0 5 1 1 2 3 0 108 64
2006-08-18 @CHC W 5.0 3 3 3 1 4 2 87 52
2006-07-28 @CHC L 3.2 8 6 3 1 1 1 56 27
2006-06-04 CHC W 5.0 8 5 5 5 5 0 100 31
2006-04-23 CHC L 6.0 7 7 4 2 2 2 85 36
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   28-21   Road:   32-28   ExtrInn: 1-4 
 vsRHP:  42-31   vsLHP:  18-18   1-Run:  12-15
 vsEast: 11-13   vsCntrl:18-8    vsWest: 20-24 IL:11-4 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
109 Fri, Aug  7   CHC  W   6-2       60-49  2nd  6.5 gb
108 Thu, Aug  6  @PHI  L   1-3       59-49  3rd  7.5 gb
107 Wed, Aug  5  @PHI  L   0-7       59-48  3rd  6.5 gb
106 Tue, Aug  4  @PHI  W   8-3       59-47  2nd  6.5 gb
105 Sun, Aug  2  @CIN  W   6-4 (11)  58-47  2nd  7.0 gb
104 Sat, Aug  1  @CIN  W   6-2       57-47  2nd  7.0 gb
103 Fri, Jul 31  @CIN  W   5-3       56-47  2nd  8.0 gb
102 Thu, Jul 30  @NYM  W   4-2       55-47  3rd  8.0 gb
101 Thu, Jul 30  @NYM  L   0-7       54-47  3rd  8.0 gb
100 Tue, Jul 28  @NYM  L   0-4       54-46  2nd  8.0 gb
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:18-12
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Wed, Apr 15, 2009 COL  5 @CHC  2        W:Jason Marquis (2-0), L: Rich Harden (0-1), S: Jason Grilli (1)
Mon, Apr 13, 2009 CHC  4  COL  0        W:Ted Lilly (2-0), L: Ubaldo Jimenez (1-1), S: none

Sun, Jun 01, 2008 CHC  5  COL  3        W:Sean Gallagher (3-1), L: Ubaldo Jimenez (1-6), S: Kerry Wood (14)
Sat, May 31, 2008 CHC  5  COL  4        W:Ryan Dempster (7-2), L: Glendon Rusch (1-3), S: Carlos Marmol (3)
Fri, May 30, 2008 CHC 10  COL  9        W:Scott Eyre (2-0), L: Manuel Corpas (0-3), S: Kerry Wood (13)
Thu, May 29, 2008 CHC  8  COL  4        W:Michael Wuertz (1-1), L: Matt Herges (2-2), S: none
Thu, Apr 24, 2008 COL  4  CHC  2        W:Aaron Cook (3-1), L: Kevin Hart (2-1), S: Brian Fuentes (1)
Wed, Apr 23, 2008 CHC  7 @COL  6 (10)   W:Kerry Wood (2-0), L: Kip Wells (1-1), S: Carlos Marmol (2)
Sun, Aug 12, 2007 COL  6  CHC  3        W:Matt Herges (1-0), L: Kerry Wood (0-1), S: Manuel Corpas (9)
Sat, Aug 11, 2007 COL 15  CHC  2        W:Josh Fogg (7-7), L: Rich Hill (6-7), S: none
Season Series: 2009 - COL leads 2-1; 2008 - CHC won 5-1; 2007 - CHC won 5-2; All-Time - CHC leads 74-66

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  5.71

FLA  4.56

SDP  3.75

RA/G

SFG  3.64

NYM  4.62

WSN  5.48

BA

I. Suzuki  .365

S. Schumaker  .291

A. Casilla  .163

OBP

A. Pujols  .446

C. Counsell  .364

R. Cedeno  .227

SLG

A. Pujols  .687

S. Rolen  .476

A. Casilla  .200

OPS

A. Pujols  1.133

C. Blake  .839

A. Casilla  .456

ERA

C. Carpenter  2.10

D. Braden  3.89

T. Wellemeyer  5.67

K/9IP

T. Lincecum  10.97

J. Happ  6.73

N. Blackburn  3.72

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Cubs Batters (4.40 RS/G) vs. Rockies Pitchers (4.39 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 21.Marquis
G/S/vB
97.Beimel*
G/S/vB
63.Betancourt
G/S/vB
45.Chacin
G/S/vB
28.Cook
G/S/vB
31.Daley
G/S/vB
51.Fogg
G/S/vB
46.Hammel
G/S/vB
38.Jimenez
G/S/vB
56.Morales*
G/S/vB
29.de la Rosa*
G/S/vB
16.Street
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
28.Baker G/S/vP 4/.250 2/.500 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 3/2.334 ··· ··· ··· 3/1.333 ··· 65/37 .180/.231/.328/.559 .659/.479 .254 36/.760 1/0 1/2
21.Bradley# G/S/vP 6/.000 3/1.667 2/2.500 ··· 7/.762 ··· 12/.633 2/2.000 3/no AB 3/.000 3/.333 3/.000 322/239 .250/.389/.385/.774 .883/.732 .601 78/.889 1/2 8/3
17.Fontenot* G/S/vP 3/.333 1/.000 ··· ··· 11/.664 ··· 5/.200 ··· 4/1.500 ··· 1/.000 1/no AB 336/284 .232/.301/.391/.691 .583/.711 .732 63/.787 2/1 9/6
5.Fox G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 126/94 .297/.341/.586/.927 .831/.958 .986 42/.958 0/0 8/2
1.Fukudome* G/S/vP 3/.333 1/.000 ··· ··· 6/1.500 ··· 4/1.250 ··· 6/.333 3/1.333 1/.000 ··· 391/348 .269/.384/.446/.830 .587/.858 .860 88/.893 6/8 8/1
27.Fuld* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 28/26 .292/.393/.417/.810 .000/.878 .690 15/.641 0/1 0/0
55.Hill# G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 6/.167 ··· ··· ··· 2/2.000 ··· ··· ··· 185/147 .209/.290/.301/.590 .669/.569 .543 94/.520 0/0 2/2
6.Hoffpauir* G/S/vP 1/3.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/2.500 ··· ··· ··· 3/.666 ··· ··· ··· 193/168 .233/.280/.422/.702 .450/.740 .575 33/.576 0/0 8/1
25.Lee G/S/vP 36/1.437 3/.000 ··· ··· 17/.991 ··· 39/1.214 ··· 4/1.167 3/2.000 3/.333 1/5.000 405/325 .291/.363/.536/.899 .933/.890 .788 93/1.002 0/0 22/3
7.Miles# G/S/vP 16/.813 3/.666 2/.000 ··· 10/.100 ··· 10/.800 ··· 7/.858 ··· 2/.500 ··· 134/106 .198/.235/.254/.489 .693/.433 .461 3/.000 3/0 0/2
16.Ramirez G/S/vP 23/1.335 3/2.667 ··· ··· 10/.000 ··· 36/1.300 ··· 6/1.867 3/1.000 3/1.667 ··· 175/144 .331/.400/.567/.967 1.372/.887 .860 87/1.027 0/0 9/3
12.Soriano G/S/vP 11/.899 2/.500 2/.000 ··· 8/.500 ··· 16/.990 ··· 6/.334 ··· 4/2.417 7/.715 449/357 .250/.316/.444/.760 .591/.802 .780 89/.961 8/2 19/8
2.Theriot G/S/vP 3/.000 3/.333 ··· ··· 8/.000 ··· 10/1.100 ··· 11/.664 3/.000 ··· ··· 457/365 .291/.346/.414/.760 .961/.710 .685 101/.744 14/5 7/13
IP 144.1 42.0 36.0 3.0 139.2 31.1 28.0 109.0 150.1 19.1 122.1 46.1 TOTAL .251/.327/.413/.740 .746/.739 .696 .809 39/24 120/84
ERA-K/9 3.49/4.2 3.43/5.6 3.00/9.0 0.00/15.0 3.93/4.7 3.16/8.6 1.93/4.2 4.62/6.4 3.65/8.0 1.86/7.9 5.00/8.8 2.33/10.5 4.23/6.8

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 600/.250 180/.247 143/.208 12/.111 596/.286 123/.182 102/.146 482/.310 607/.236 74/.154 526/.257 176/.184 .263
OPS .669 .708 .625 .444 .777 .560 .518 .818 .647 .595 .771 .537 .732
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 305/.645 73/.728 66/.831 7/.452 329/.804 62/.713 51/.663 262/.879 335/.708 26/.458 131/.525 83/.497 .747
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 295/.691 107/.693 77/.467 5/.400 267/.743 61/.410 51/.376 220/.746 272/.574 48/.666 395/.856 93/.570 .719
Home 269/.688 88/.498 61/.615 4/.250 270/.813 60/.677 42/.427 218/.988 255/.680 25/.425 274/.765 96/.558
Last 28d days 106/.644 26/.423 26/.290 12/.444 134/.815 39/.265 33/.426 108/.977 110/.593 34/.450 110/.833 22/.091
HR/SB/CS 10/10/3 4/0/1 3/4/1 0/0/1 16/4/4 1/1/0 3/0/0 11/10/2 8/10/2 4/1/0 15/14/2 5/8/0 94/72/19
Usage ·····X·· ···X·oo· X····o·o ···X···· ·X·····X oo···o·· ··X····· ···X···· X·····X· ·X···X·o ··X····· o····o·o
Rockies Batters (4.91 RS/G) vs. Cubs Pitchers (4.10 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 46.Dempster
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
49.Marmol
G/S/vB
45.Marshall*
G/S/vB
29.Samardzija
G/S/vB
36.Wells
G/S/vB
38.Zambrano
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
27.Atkins G/S/vP 3/.000 5/.933 6/1.000 8/1.000 4/1.250 2/1.000 3/1.667 5/1.933 3/1.167 ··· ··· 10/.650 306/189 .228/.307/.342/.649 .810/.552 .692 45/.692 0/0 7/7
12.Barmes G/S/vP 1/.000 2/1.000 4/.250 3/1.334 4/1.000 2/.000 3/.000 3/.000 2/1.500 ··· ··· 4/.833 413/311 .245/.293/.437/.731 .915/.673 .813 93/.478 9/6 14/9
24.Fowler# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/3.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 399/286 .260/.361/.399/.760 .792/.746 .801 74/.881 25/9 4/3
5.Gonzalez* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/2.000 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 129/110 .259/.339/.420/.758 .780/.754 .726 36/1.141 8/0 2/0
11.Hawpe* G/S/vP 1/.000 3/.000 6/.533 6/.000 3/1.667 ··· 4/.250 3/.333 1/.000 ··· ··· 12/.258 402/279 .309/.396/.540/.936 .824/.984 1.016 85/.803 1/3 15/2
17.Helton* G/S/vP 23/1.466 2/.000 9/.476 5/.933 4/1.500 2/1.500 4/.000 4/.250 3/.000 ··· ··· 24/.491 431/300 .315/.394/.497/.892 .686/.990 .938 89/.835 0/1 11/2
20.Iannetta G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· 4/1.833 1/2.000 2/.000 2/no AB 3/.333 ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/.000 270/198 .228/.337/.442/.779 .944/.718 .902 61/.612 0/1 13/3
6.Quintanilla* G/S/vP 3/1.666 ··· 2/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 43/35 .162/.262/.189/.451 .542/.429 .511 6/.000 0/0 0/1
7.Smith* G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· ··· 2/1.500 1/no AB 2/2.500 1/no AB 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 243/210 .295/.391/.488/.879 1.010/.859 .955 71/.829 4/0 9/0
19.Spilborghs G/S/vP 4/.500 3/.666 2/.000 2/1.000 3/1.667 2/.000 4/.833 5/.933 3/.333 ··· ··· ··· 287/174 .247/.317/.408/.725 .866/.639 .812 40/.581 8/5 6/3
9.Stewart* G/S/vP 3/.000 1/.000 4/.000 ··· ··· 2/no AB 2/1.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 329/246 .226/.319/.481/.800 .678/.841 .808 67/.843 7/3 18/6
8.Torrealba G/S/vP 1/.000 2/3.000 3/.333 2/.500 2/.000 ··· 3/.000 4/.500 ··· ··· ··· 11/.764 103/71 .225/.307/.337/.644 .683/.627 .648 24/.554 0/1 2/0
2.Tulowitzki G/S/vP 1/.000 3/1.000 2/.000 2/no AB 2/.000 2/1.000 4/.750 2/.000 3/1.666 ··· ··· 6/.167 414/292 .266/.357/.513/.870 .872/.869 .973 91/1.086 15/9 20/6
IP 116.2 16.0 50.2 50.2 47.0 104.0 51.1 52.0 68.2 24.1 102.1 123.2 TOTAL .257/.339/.434/.773 .784/.769 .831 .769 79/37 122/66
ERA-K/9 4.09/7.4 3.38/7.3 3.20/7.6 4.09/9.2 2.68/7.1 4.41/10.7 4.56/7.9 3.63/10.6 3.93/6.4 6.29/4.8 2.73/5.7 3.35/7.3 3.78/7.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 499/.262 64/.158 218/.238 224/.234 190/.206 451/.242 228/.257 239/.166 284/.248 96/.325 410/.249 530/.243 .244
OPS .764 .449 .693 .739 .636 .770 .783 .626 .722 .934 .648 .683 .722
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 228/.812 15/.564 64/.708 102/.601 79/.705 197/.791 92/.737 109/.528 92/.565 36/1.037 168/.718 244/.722 .742
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 271/.723 49/.413 154/.686 122/.851 111/.587 254/.753 136/.811 130/.709 192/.796 60/.872 242/.599 286/.648 .709
Road 294/.786 56/.414 133/.737 119/.842 99/.594 233/.676 111/.709 133/.619 110/.787 44/.849 204/.606 283/.680
Last 28d days 47/.755 28/.371 45/.562 50/.911 57/.723 118/.551 37/.800 54/.646 33/.678 51/.935 136/.711 121/.647
HR/SB/CS 14/10/7 0/0/0 4/3/1 10/0/0 6/1/3 20/5/3 6/3/1 1/2/0 8/2/1 3/2/0 9/6/3 8/4/6 115/58/30
Usage ·····X·· ···X···· X···o·oo ··o··oX· ···X·oX· ··X····X X····oXX ····X·XX X··o···o X·o···X· ····X··· ······X·

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.