April 19, 2007

Pre-Game Notes - On Their Mound

Pitching for Milwaukee:

TODAY’S STARTER: #37 - RHP JEFF SUPPAN (1-2, 3.72)

CAREER:
Is 107-103 with a 4.60 ERA in 320 appearances, including 304 starts
(1884ip, 962er).....this is his 13th season in the Major Leagues and his first year
with the Brewers.
CAREER AT MILLER PARK:
Is 5-1 with a 1.86 ERA in 8 starts (58ip, 12er).....took
his first career loss at Miller Park in his Brewers debut on 4/4 vs. Los Angeles.
2007 AT MILLER PARK:
Is 0-1 with a 2.57 ERA in 1 start (7ip, 2er).
CAREER ON THE ROAD:
Is 47-55 with a 4.84 ERA in 163 appearances, including
152 starts (932.1ip, 501er).....went 5-5 with a 5.36 ERA in 15 starts on the road last
season (82.1ip, 49er).
2007 ON THE ROAD:
Is 1-1 with a 4.38 ERA in 2 starts (12.1ip, 6er).
CAREER vs. PIRATES:
Is 7-3 with a 3.90 ERA in 14 starts (90ip, 39er).....went 1-2 with
an 8.16 ERA in 3 starts vs. Pittsburgh last season (14.1ip, 13er).
2007 vs. PIRATES:
Tonight is his first appearance of the season vs. Pittsburgh.
CAREER AT THE PLATE:
Is a .191 (49-257) career hitter.....has 5 career extrabase
hits, including 4 doubles and 1 home run.....his home run came on 9/10/05 vs.
New York-NL off Steve Trachsel.....has drawn 14 walks and struck out 53 times.
2007 AT THE PLATE:
Is 0-for-6.....has walked twice and has not struck out.
SUPPAN AT A GLANCE:
Is making his fourth start of the season.....Suppan last
started on 4/14 at St. Louis and earned his first victory as a member of the Brewers
(6.1ip, 6h, 2r, 2er, 0bb, 5k).....he signed with the Brewers as a free agent on
12/24/06.....Suppan is signed through the 2010 season with a club option for
2011.....he went 12-7 with a 4.12 ERA in 32 starts for the World Champion
Cardinals last season, including 6-2 with a 2.39 ERA in 15 starts after the All-Star
Break.....he went on to go 1-1 with a 2.49 ERA in 4 starts in the postseason, earning
Most Valuable Player in the NLCS vs. New York.....Suppan received his 2006
World Series ring on 4/13 at Busch Stadium.....bio is on p. 179 of the media guide.

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