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Game Preview: LAD @ ARI, 9:40pm, Friday, August 14, 2009 @Chase Field

Dodgers, 69-46, 1st, 5 up

SP: Clayton Kershaw (21, LHP, 8-6, 2.73)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. ARI Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (8-6) 131.2 89 41 40 72 133 5 2.73
2008 (5-5) 107.2 109 51 51 52 100 11 4.26
Last 7 GS 3-1 44.0 26 7 6 20 45 0 1.23 66
2009-08-08 ATL ND 7.0 2 0 0 1 10 0 103 82
2009-08-03 MIL L 4.0 4 3 3 6 6 0 92 42
2009-07-29 @STL ND 8.0 4 0 0 2 7 0 112 79
2009-07-24 FLA ND 6.0 9 3 2 3 6 0 106 47
2009-07-18 HOU W 7.0 2 0 0 1 5 0 103 77
2009-07-12 @MIL W 6.0 2 1 1 5 4 0 103 63
2009-07-07 @NYM W 6.0 3 0 0 2 7 0 101 71
Last 5 v.ARI 0-0 10.0 10 3 3 2 7 2 2.70 54
2008-09-07 ARI ND 4.0 6 3 3 1 4 2 92 41
2008-08-01 ARI ND 6.0 4 0 0 1 3 0 89 66
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   36-22   Road:   33-24   ExtrInn:10-6 
 vsRHP:  50-34   vsLHP:  19-12   1-Run:  21-13
 vsEast: 16-12   vsCntrl:12-12   vsWest: 32-13 IL: 9-9 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
115 Wed, Aug 12  @SFG  L   2-4 (10)  69-46  1st  5.5 up
114 Tue, Aug 11  @SFG  W   9-1       69-45  1st  6.5 up
113 Mon, Aug 10  @SFG  W   4-2       68-45  1st  5.5 up
112 Sun, Aug  9   ATL  L   2-8       67-45  1st  5.5 up
111 Sat, Aug  8   ATL  L   1-2 (10)  67-44  1st  5.5 up
110 Fri, Aug  7   ATL  L   5-9 (12)  67-43  1st  6.5 up
109 Thu, Aug  6   ATL  W   5-4       67-42  1st  6.5 up
108 Wed, Aug  5   MIL  L   1-4       66-42  1st  6.0 up
107 Tue, Aug  4   MIL  W  17-4       66-41  1st  6.5 up
106 Mon, Aug  3   MIL  L   5-6       65-41  1st  6.5 up
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20: 8-12   Last 30:15-15
D'backs, 52-63, 4th, 17 GB, 12 GB in WC

SP: Danny Haren (28, RHP, 11-7, 2.57)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. LAD Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (11-7) 161.0 120 49 46 23 153 17 2.57
2008 (16-8) 216.0 204 86 80 40 206 19 3.33
2007 (15-9) 222.2 214 91 76 55 192 24 3.07
Last 7 GS 4-2 46.0 42 21 18 8 40 6 3.52 56
2009-08-08 @WSN L 6.0 7 5 5 0 4 2 89 42
2009-08-03 @NYM W 7.0 8 5 5 1 3 1 92 43
2009-07-28 PHI L 5.0 4 3 2 3 5 1 117 51
2009-07-23 PIT ND 5.0 8 4 4 1 4 1 98 38
2009-07-18 @STL W 8.0 4 1 1 2 8 0 113 76
2009-07-10 FLA W 9.0 4 0 0 1 10 0 117 88
2009-07-05 @COL W 6.0 7 3 1 0 6 1 102 56
Last 5 v.LAD 1-3 30.0 26 13 13 10 23 4 3.90 54
2009-06-02 @LAD ND 7.0 2 1 1 1 7 1 110 75
2009-04-12 LAD L 6.0 4 2 2 3 2 0 100 55
2008-09-05 @LAD L 4.0 6 5 5 4 2 1 82 28
2008-08-30 LAD L 6.0 10 5 5 0 5 2 98 37
2008-07-19 LAD W 7.0 4 0 0 2 7 0 103 74
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   26-34   Road:   26-29   ExtrInn: 7-4 
 vsRHP:  41-41   vsLHP:  11-22   1-Run:  17-19
 vsEast: 15-15   vsCntrl:14-15   vsWest: 18-23 IL: 5-10

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
115 Wed, Aug 12   NYM  L   4-6       52-63  4th 17.0 gb
114 Tue, Aug 11   NYM  W   6-2       52-62  4th 17.0 gb
113 Mon, Aug 10   NYM  W   7-4       51-62  4th 17.0 gb
112 Sun, Aug  9  @WSN  L   2-9       50-62  4th 17.0 gb
111 Sat, Aug  8  @WSN  L   2-5       50-61  4th 17.0 gb
110 Fri, Aug  7  @WSN  L   6-7       50-60  4th 17.0 gb
109 Thu, Aug  6  @PIT  W  11-6 (12)  50-59  4th 17.0 gb
108 Wed, Aug  5  @PIT  W   4-3       49-59  4th 17.0 gb
107 Tue, Aug  4  @PIT  W   6-0       48-59  4th 18.0 gb
106 Mon, Aug  3  @NYM  W   6-5       47-59  4th 18.0 gb
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:16-14
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Wed, Jun 03, 2009 LAD  1  ARI  0        W:Chad Billingsley (7-3), L: Jon Garland (4-5), S: Jonathan Broxton (13)
Tue, Jun 02, 2009 LAD  6  ARI  5        W:Jeff Weaver (3-1), L: Daniel Schlereth (0-1), S: Jonathan Broxton (12)
Mon, Jun 01, 2009 ARI  3 @LAD  2        W:Billy Buckner (2-1), L: Hiroki Kuroda (1-1), S: Tony Pena (1)
Tue, May 05, 2009 LAD  3  ARI  1        W:Jeff Weaver (1-0), L: Max Scherzer (0-3), S: Jonathan Broxton (8)
Mon, May 04, 2009 LAD  7  ARI  2        W:Eric Stults (3-1), L: Doug Davis (2-4), S: none
Sun, Apr 12, 2009 LAD  3 @ARI  1        W:Randy Wolf (1-1), L: Danny Haren (0-2), S: Jonathan Broxton (3)
Sat, Apr 11, 2009 LAD 11 @ARI  2        W:Eric Stults (1-0), L: Yusmeiro Petit (0-1), S: none
Fri, Apr 10, 2009 ARI  9  LAD  4        W:Jon Garland (1-0), L: James McDonald (0-1), S: none

Sun, Sep 07, 2008 LAD  5  ARI  3        W:Hong-Chih Kuo (5-2), L: Jon Rauch (4-6), S: Jonathan Broxton (13)
Sat, Sep 06, 2008 LAD  7  ARI  2        W:Chad Billingsley (14-10), L: Brandon Webb (19-7), S: none
Season Series: 2009 - LAD leads 6-2; 2008 - LAD won 10-8; 2007 - LAD won 10-8; All-Time - LAD leads 105-89

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

OAK  4.59

SDP  3.83

RA/G

SFG  3.73

PHI  4.62

WSN  5.45

BA

J. Mauer  .368

C. Counsell  .293

A. Casilla  .172

OBP

A. Pujols  .446

A. Ethier  .364

J. Gerut  .236

SLG

A. Pujols  .688

M. Prado  .475

A. Casilla  .219

OPS

A. Pujols  1.134

G. Beckham  .835

A. Casilla  .485

ERA

T. Lincecum  2.19

J. Niemann  3.86

J. Moyer  5.47

K/9IP

T. Lincecum  10.71

J. Cueto  6.78

N. Blackburn  3.68

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Dodgers Batters (4.93 RS/G) vs. D'backs Pitchers (4.76 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 15.Haren
G/S/vB
55.Boyer
G/S/vB
49.Davis*
G/S/vB
52.Garland
G/S/vB
58.Gutierrez
G/S/vB
48.Petit
G/S/vB
50.Qualls
G/S/vB
57.Rauch
G/S/vB
47.Rosales
G/S/vB
39.Scherzer
G/S/vB
46.Schlereth*
G/S/vB
32.Vasquez
G/S/vB
35.Zavada*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
12.Ausmus G/S/vP 7/.453 ··· 33/.907 9/.393 ··· 2/.000 1/2.000 5/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 80/67 .310/.364/.408/.772 1.084/.711 .878 16/.933 1/0 1/0
23.Blake G/S/vP 29/.793 ··· 8/.929 49/.918 4/.000 4/2.750 3/.666 6/.733 2/.500 6/.334 1/2.000 1/.000 ··· 441/340 .283/.361/.470/.830 1.007/.780 .830 102/.765 3/4 13/8
14.Castro G/S/vP 6/.334 ··· 17/.588 12/.432 ··· ··· 2/1.000 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 97/79 .307/.347/.375/.722 .863/.689 .823 18/.235 0/0 1/2
16.Ethier* G/S/vP 21/1.376 5/.200 19/1.162 6/.334 ··· 6/.000 ··· 7/.429 2/1.500 7/.971 1/.000 1/2.000 1/.000 495/362 .275/.364/.510/.874 .643/.961 .726 118/1.083 5/3 23/3
15.Furcal# G/S/vP 19/.485 1/2.000 26/.689 6/.000 3/.666 5/1.000 4/.250 1/.000 1/.000 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 484/376 .263/.333/.359/.692 .706/.688 .703 124/.733 6/5 6/14
13.Hudson# G/S/vP 13/.564 2/.000 7/.286 27/1.059 3/1.000 4/1.750 6/.900 7/.453 1/2.000 3/1.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 489/370 .294/.362/.431/.794 .922/.753 .739 93/.811 7/1 7/5
27.Kemp G/S/vP 13/.846 4/.500 21/1.246 5/.600 1/2.000 9/.000 4/1.000 7/2.143 2/2.500 6/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 474/367 .310/.369/.490/.859 1.133/.781 .913 108/.823 23/4 16/2
7.Loney* G/S/vP 20/.563 2/.000 14/.891 6/1.300 2/.000 8/.125 6/.567 6/.500 1/2.000 6/.666 1/3.000 1/.000 1/.000 478/372 .281/.351/.389/.740 .876/.702 .855 103/.694 6/2 7/4
5.Loretta G/S/vP 12/.872 3/.666 13/.993 11/1.045 1/.000 3/.000 1/.000 5/.400 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 158/122 .236/.323/.279/.601 .783/.550 .759 35/.500 0/0 0/0
55.Martin G/S/vP 19/.566 2/.000 21/.649 3/.666 ··· 8/.804 1/no AB 8/.500 2/1.000 7/.000 ··· 1/no AB ··· 433/334 .264/.368/.323/.692 .723/.682 .673 94/.712 9/6 3/5
9.Pierre* G/S/vP 11/.546 4/1.500 33/1.009 10/1.000 4/.500 3/.666 4/.500 7/.619 2/.000 1/2.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 332/240 .319/.377/.403/.780 .853/.753 .912 42/.622 23/9 0/1
99.Ramirez G/S/vP 25/1.550 ··· 22/1.245 37/1.649 1/.000 4/1.833 2/.000 4/2.167 2/2.500 6/1.100 ··· 1/no AB ··· 261/219 .315/.437/.592/1.028 .853/1.063 1.000 103/.869 0/0 13/2
IP 161.0 39.2 144.1 149.1 52.0 61.1 46.2 50.1 26.2 123.1 5.2 38.2 32.1 TOTAL .276/.352/.412/.763 .813/.749 .774 .759 84/35 94/60
ERA-K/9 2.57/8.6 4.31/4.8 3.62/6.9 4.28/4.3 4.50/9.2 5.87/7.5 3.66/7.7 3.93/5.5 4.73/6.7 3.94/9.3 7.94/12.6 3.72/7.4 3.06/9.2 4.28/7.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 625/.202 178/.260 619/.254 645/.280 229/.261 279/.277 194/.262 218/.271 107/.206 539/.258 27/.238 170/.241 147/.250 .262
OPS .576 .680 .735 .768 .685 .849 .675 .735 .584 .742 .670 .723 .679 .738
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 307/.623 83/.634 151/.764 331/.752 114/.778 146/.763 102/.745 105/.723 55/.472 304/.745 11/.686 78/.624 61/.807 .748
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 318/.532 95/.720 468/.726 314/.785 115/.596 133/.947 92/.599 113/.743 52/.707 235/.738 16/.661 92/.804 86/.591 .729
Home 303/.510 107/.755 342/.715 319/.854 120/.731 168/.936 103/.678 138/.761 53/.677 275/.752 13/.533 98/.904 59/.449
Last 28d days 133/.753 41/.556 121/.760 165/.736 38/.413 121/.649 39/.641 45/.737 34/.464 120/.813 5/.833 34/.277 51/.785
HR/SB/CS 17/12/1 1/6/0 16/9/6 15/7/2 1/9/1 13/5/1 4/0/0 4/5/0 2/0/0 11/8/5 0/0/0 3/6/1 2/0/1 110/79/22
Usage ·····X·· ·o··oX·· ···X···· ·X····X· ··o···Xo ····X··· ···X···· ·X·X···X ····X··o ··X····X ·X······ ··X···oX ·o··X··X
D'backs Batters (4.55 RS/G) vs. Dodgers Pitchers (3.93 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 22.Kershaw*
G/S/vB
54.Belisario
G/S/vB
58.Billingsley
G/S/vB
51.Broxton
G/S/vB
37.Haeger
G/S/vB
56.Kuo*
G/S/vB
18.Kuroda
G/S/vB
31.McDonald
G/S/vB
59.Mota
G/S/vB
52.Sherrill*
G/S/vB
38.Troncoso
G/S/vB
36.Weaver
G/S/vB
43.Wolf*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
6.Drew* G/S/vP 6/.334 ··· 32/.971 11/1.273 ··· 9/.583 10/.744 2/.500 1/5.000 ··· 5/.000 2/.500 7/.000 405/308 .265/.329/.446/.775 .669/.809 .867 117/.779 3/1 9/8
26.Montero* G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 12/.917 9/.222 ··· 1/.000 7/1.262 ··· 2/.000 ··· 2/.000 3/1.000 2/1.000 306/257 .291/.349/.486/.834 .713/.858 .721 90/1.022 1/2 11/8
16.Oeltjen* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 30/23 .414/.414/.862/1.276 .286/1.591 1.357 30/1.276 2/1 3/1
11.Ojeda# G/S/vP ··· ··· 8/.500 6/.000 ··· 2/1.500 6/.833 ··· 4/1.750 ··· 1/2.000 4/1.250 11/.364 225/164 .242/.352/.339/.690 .567/.733 .764 52/1.023 2/1 1/6
9.Parra* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 3/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/.500 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 338/259 .298/.335/.436/.771 .489/.858 .887 109/.801 5/5 5/5
27.Reynolds G/S/vP 5/.800 2/2.000 18/1.056 5/.800 ··· 6/.167 12/.258 1/.000 4/1.000 ··· 5/.800 4/.000 14/.676 484/377 .284/.374/.598/.972 .945/.975 .945 112/1.259 21/7 36/19
14.Roberts G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 3/1.334 192/113 .279/.372/.448/.820 1.046/.659 .889 69/1.072 5/1 5/4
28.Romero* G/S/vP ··· ··· 3/1.000 2/1.000 ··· 3/1.334 4/.250 ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· 2/.000 91/78 .301/.363/.410/.772 .615/.799 .688 57/.741 2/0 0/0
4.Ryal G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 5/1 .600/.600/1.000/1.600 1.500/2.000 1.600 5/1.600 0/0 0/0
19.Snyder G/S/vP 4/2.750 1/.000 16/.607 5/.200 ··· 6/.167 2/.500 1/.000 3/.000 ··· 4/.500 10/.644 11/.831 192/124 .205/.340/.365/.706 .764/.673 .692 27/.532 0/0 6/0
18.Tracy* G/S/vP ··· ··· 18/.572 8/.804 ··· 10/1.000 7/1.000 1/.000 9/.777 1/2.000 2/.000 26/1.037 11/.637 226/180 .236/.296/.384/.681 .534/.718 .835 63/.707 1/0 6/2
29.Whitesell* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/1.500 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 123/100 .204/.366/.306/.672 .614/.685 .680 54/.656 0/0 1/1
IP 131.2 50.1 149.2 51.2 12.1 83.1 43.2 55.2 48.2 66.1 63.0 155.0 TOTAL .256/.330/.426/.757 .758/.756 .800 .853 87/30 127/116
ERA-K/9 2.73/9.1 2.32/8.2 3.73/8.6 2.96/13.2 /0.0 4.38/10.2 4.21/6.7 4.33/6.2 3.72/4.8 2.03/8.1 2.71/5.4 3.71/6.7 3.43/6.6 3.62/7.5

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 539/.196 213/.203 621/.235 205/.156 / 55/.163 347/.254 187/.239 233/.225 201/.221 281/.267 277/.267 636/.239 .234
OPS .584 .567 .667 .465 .682 .682 .696 .699 .627 .668 .796 .685 .679
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 113/.492 91/.718 340/.680 103/.413 / 23/.508 164/.685 77/.667 96/.672 62/.341 123/.682 126/.880 133/.396 .668
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 426/.609 122/.460 281/.651 102/.516 / 32/.798 183/.680 110/.717 137/.714 139/.754 158/.657 151/.723 503/.761 .687
Road 242/.633 114/.609 315/.639 101/.722 / 39/.457 175/.682 92/.741 98/.873 99/.636 140/.586 119/.962 323/.655
Last 28d days 127/.482 7/.286 107/.728 44/.529 / 28/.532 124/.708 61/.664 60/.778 48/.668 49/.917 80/.728 144/.645
HR/SB/CS 5/5/4 2/6/1 10/5/7 2/4/1 // 2/0/0 8/9/0 4/1/1 6/5/1 3/3/0 3/5/2 6/7/2 18/6/2 88/67/27
Usage ·····X·· ·o·o·o·· ······X· ···o·oX· ·X·o··oX ···X···· ·Xo···X· ·o··oX·o ·X·o·oX· ·X··X·o· ·X··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.