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Game Preview: LAD @ ARI, 8:10pm, Saturday, August 15, 2009 @Chase Field

Dodgers, 69-47, 1st, 5 up

SP: Hiroki Kuroda (34, RHP, 5-5, 4.21)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. ARI Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (5-5) 83.1 82 42 39 17 62 8 4.21
2008 (9-10) 183.1 181 85 76 42 116 13 3.73
Last 7 GS 3-1 39.0 44 20 18 9 27 4 4.15 49
2009-08-10 @SFG W 6.1 6 1 1 1 2 1 93 58
2009-08-04 MIL W 6.0 9 3 3 1 7 0 99 48
2009-07-30 @STL ND 6.0 4 2 2 0 5 1 76 61
2009-07-25 FLA ND 6.0 6 3 2 1 9 0 95 58
2009-07-19 HOU ND 5.0 7 3 3 2 1 1 92 40
2009-07-08 @NYM L 4.1 8 5 4 2 1 0 91 28
2009-07-03 @SDP W 5.1 4 3 3 2 2 1 88 48
Last 5 v.ARI 1-3 25.0 28 17 12 7 21 1 4.32 47
2009-06-01 ARI L 5.0 3 2 2 3 6 0 86 56
2008-08-29 @ARI L 5.0 4 4 2 1 4 0 89 50
2008-08-02 ARI W 7.1 4 1 1 0 6 1 93 72
2008-07-18 @ARI ND 2.0 8 6 5 1 1 0 60 18
2008-04-09 @ARI L 5.2 9 4 2 2 4 0 108 41
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   36-22   Road:   33-25   ExtrInn:10-6 
 vsRHP:  50-35   vsLHP:  19-12   1-Run:  21-13
 vsEast: 16-12   vsCntrl:12-12   vsWest: 32-14 IL: 9-9 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
116 Fri, Aug 14  @ARI  L   1-4       69-47  1st  5.0 up
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
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20: 8-12   Last 30:14-16
D'backs, 53-63, 4th, 16 GB, 11 GB in WC

SP: Doug Davis (33, LHP, 7-10, 3.62)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. LAD Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (7-10) 144.1 135 64 58 73 110 16 3.62
2008 (6-8) 146.0 160 76 70 64 112 13 4.32
2007 (13-12) 192.2 211 100 91 95 144 21 4.25
Last 7 GS 4-2 38.2 39 21 21 24 32 5 4.89 48
2009-08-10 NYM W 7.0 4 2 2 3 2 0 111 60
2009-08-05 @PIT W 7.0 4 2 2 2 5 1 81 64
2009-07-31 @NYM ND 6.0 4 2 2 6 3 2 106 53
2009-07-25 PIT W 6.0 5 0 0 3 8 0 111 67
2009-07-20 @COL L 2.1 6 8 8 4 1 1 67 10
2009-07-12 FLA L 4.0 7 5 5 3 7 1 99 32
2009-07-07 SDP W 6.1 9 2 2 3 6 0 113 50
Last 5 v.LAD 2-2 20.0 30 18 17 14 15 3 7.65 37
2009-05-04 @LAD L 4.1 5 4 4 4 2 2 93 35
2008-08-29 LAD W 5.0 8 2 2 3 2 0 98 42
2008-08-03 @LAD L 1.2 6 5 5 2 1 0 47 22
2008-07-18 LAD ND 3.0 5 5 4 3 3 1 86 31
2008-04-08 LAD W 6.0 6 2 2 2 7 0 103 57
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   27-34   Road:   26-29   ExtrInn: 7-4 
 vsRHP:  41-41   vsLHP:  12-22   1-Run:  17-19
 vsEast: 15-15   vsCntrl:14-15   vsWest: 19-23 IL: 5-10

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
116 Fri, Aug 14   LAD  W   4-1       53-63  4th 16.0 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
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:17-13
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Fri, Aug 14, 2009 ARI  4  LAD  1        W:Danny Haren (12-7), L: Clayton Kershaw (8-7), S: Chad Qualls (22)
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)
Season Series: 2009 - LAD leads 6-3; 2008 - LAD won 10-8; 2007 - LAD won 10-8; All-Time - LAD leads 105-90

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  4.61

SDP  3.86

RA/G

SFG  3.72

NYY  4.66

WSN  5.41

BA

J. Mauer  .370

M. Montero  .291

A. Casilla  .172

OBP

A. Pujols  .447

E. Longoria  .364

R. Cedeno  .239

SLG

A. Pujols  .686

B. Butler  .475

A. Casilla  .219

OPS

A. Pujols  1.133

M. Prado  .837

A. Casilla  .485

ERA

T. Lincecum  2.19

J. Blanton  3.88

J. Moyer  5.47

K/9IP

T. Lincecum  10.71

D. Davis  6.86

N. Blackburn  3.68

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Dodgers Batters (4.90 RS/G) vs. D'backs Pitchers (4.72 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 49.Davis*
G/S/vB
55.Boyer
G/S/vB
52.Garland
G/S/vB
58.Gutierrez
G/S/vB
15.Haren
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 33/.907 ··· 9/.393 ··· 7/.453 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 8/.929 ··· 49/.918 4/.000 32/.782 4/2.750 4/.833 6/.733 2/.500 6/.334 1/2.000 1/.000 ··· 445/344 .284/.362/.469/.831 1.007/.781 .830 98/.784 3/4 13/8
14.Castro G/S/vP 17/.588 ··· 12/.432 ··· 6/.334 ··· 2/1.000 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 97/79 .307/.347/.375/.722 .863/.689 .823 17/.250 0/0 1/2
16.Ethier* G/S/vP 19/1.162 5/.200 6/.334 ··· 25/1.223 6/.000 ··· 7/.429 2/1.500 7/.971 1/.000 1/2.000 1/.000 499/366 .273/.363/.507/.870 .643/.954 .719 119/1.087 5/3 23/3
15.Furcal# G/S/vP 26/.689 1/2.000 6/.000 3/.666 23/.451 5/1.000 4/.250 1/.000 1/.000 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 488/380 .261/.332/.357/.689 .706/.684 .696 121/.730 6/5 6/14
13.Hudson# G/S/vP 7/.286 2/.000 27/1.059 3/1.000 16/.583 4/1.750 7/.762 7/.453 1/2.000 3/1.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 493/374 .293/.361/.430/.791 .922/.750 .735 91/.710 7/1 7/5
27.Kemp G/S/vP 21/1.246 4/.500 5/.600 1/2.000 16/1.108 9/.000 5/1.400 7/2.143 2/2.500 6/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 478/371 .313/.372/.500/.872 1.133/.800 .939 108/.897 23/5 17/2
7.Loney* G/S/vP 14/.891 2/.000 6/1.300 2/.000 23/.488 8/.125 7/.476 6/.500 1/2.000 6/.666 1/3.000 1/.000 1/.000 482/376 .278/.349/.385/.734 .876/.694 .840 104/.687 6/2 7/4
5.Loretta G/S/vP 13/.993 3/.666 11/1.045 1/.000 12/.872 3/.000 2/.000 5/.400 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 159/123 .234/.321/.277/.597 .783/.545 .750 32/.483 0/0 0/0
55.Martin G/S/vP 21/.649 2/.000 3/.666 ··· 23/.461 8/.804 1/no AB 8/.500 2/1.000 7/.000 ··· 1/no AB ··· 437/338 .261/.365/.320/.685 .723/.673 .661 92/.690 9/6 3/5
9.Pierre* G/S/vP 33/1.009 4/1.500 10/1.000 4/.500 12/.500 3/.666 4/.500 7/.619 2/.000 1/2.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 333/241 .318/.375/.402/.777 .853/.750 .905 36/.743 23/9 0/1
99.Ramirez G/S/vP 22/1.245 ··· 37/1.649 1/.000 29/1.579 4/1.833 2/.000 4/2.167 2/2.500 6/1.100 ··· 1/no AB ··· 265/223 .323/.442/.599/1.041 .853/1.077 1.022 99/.952 0/0 13/2
IP 144.1 39.2 149.1 52.0 169.0 61.1 47.2 50.1 26.2 123.1 5.2 38.2 32.1 TOTAL .276/.351/.412/.763 .813/.748 .773 .773 84/36 95/60
ERA-K/9 3.62/6.9 4.31/4.8 4.28/4.3 4.50/9.2 2.50/8.6 5.87/7.5 3.59/7.7 3.93/5.5 4.73/6.7 3.94/9.3 7.94/12.6 3.72/7.4 3.06/9.2 4.25/7.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 619/.254 178/.260 645/.280 229/.261 656/.203 279/.277 199/.262 218/.271 107/.206 539/.258 27/.238 170/.241 147/.250 .261
OPS .735 .680 .768 .685 .581 .849 .681 .735 .584 .742 .670 .723 .679 .738
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 151/.764 83/.634 331/.752 114/.778 324/.606 146/.763 104/.730 105/.723 55/.472 304/.745 11/.686 78/.624 61/.807 .744
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 468/.726 95/.720 314/.785 115/.596 332/.556 133/.947 95/.626 113/.743 52/.707 235/.738 16/.661 92/.804 86/.591 .732
Home 342/.715 107/.755 319/.854 120/.731 334/.525 168/.936 108/.687 138/.761 53/.677 275/.752 13/.533 98/.904 59/.449
Last 28d days 121/.760 41/.556 140/.712 38/.413 134/.828 121/.649 39/.651 45/.737 34/.464 120/.813 5/.833 32/.226 44/.619
HR/SB/CS 16/9/6 1/6/0 15/7/2 1/9/1 18/12/2 13/5/1 4/0/0 4/5/0 2/0/0 11/8/5 0/0/0 3/6/1 2/0/1 111/79/23
Usage ····X··· ··o··oX· ··X····X ···o···X X·····X· ·····X·· X···X··· ··X·X··· ·····X·· ···X···· ··X····· ···X···o ··o··X··
D'backs Batters (4.54 RS/G) vs. Dodgers Pitchers (3.93 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 18.Kuroda
G/S/vB
54.Belisario
G/S/vB
58.Billingsley
G/S/vB
51.Broxton
G/S/vB
37.Haeger
G/S/vB
22.Kershaw*
G/S/vB
56.Kuo*
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 10/.744 ··· 32/.971 11/1.273 ··· 9/.347 9/.583 2/.500 1/5.000 ··· 6/.000 2/.500 7/.000 409/309 .262/.328/.442/.770 .662/.806 .857 112/.816 3/1 9/8
26.Montero* G/S/vP 7/1.262 3/.000 12/.917 9/.222 ··· 3/1.000 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 2/.000 3/1.000 2/1.000 310/258 .291/.347/.486/.833 .730/.854 .722 85/.890 1/2 11/8
16.Oeltjen* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 34/25 .394/.394/.788/1.182 .444/1.458 1.167 34/1.182 2/1 3/1
11.Ojeda# G/S/vP 6/.833 ··· 8/.500 6/.000 ··· 2/1.000 2/1.500 ··· 5/1.400 ··· 2/1.000 4/1.250 11/.364 229/166 .242/.350/.337/.687 .584/.723 .755 56/.979 2/1 1/6
9.Parra* G/S/vP 2/.500 2/1.500 3/.000 1/.000 ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 342/260 .297/.334/.437/.771 .471/.867 .883 104/.864 5/5 5/5
27.Reynolds G/S/vP 12/.258 3/2.000 18/1.056 5/.800 ··· 8/.929 6/.167 1/.000 4/1.000 ··· 5/.800 4/.000 14/.676 488/378 .285/.377/.598/.975 .951/.977 .951 107/1.280 21/7 36/19
14.Roberts G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 ··· 3/.000 ··· 3/.333 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 3/1.334 196/114 .274/.369/.440/.810 1.025/.653 .866 73/1.032 5/1 5/4
28.Romero* G/S/vP 4/.250 1/.000 3/1.000 2/1.000 ··· ··· 3/1.334 ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· 2/.000 92/79 .298/.359/.405/.763 .615/.788 .669 54/.783 2/0 0/0
4.Ryal G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/3.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 8/2 .571/.625/1.000/1.625 1.867/1.000 1.625 8/1.625 0/0 0/0
19.Snyder G/S/vP 2/.500 1/.000 16/.607 5/.200 ··· 4/2.750 6/.167 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 7/1.000 ··· 18/.572 8/.804 ··· ··· 10/1.000 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 2/1.500 1/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 124/101 .202/.363/.303/.666 .614/.677 .666 48/.672 0/0 1/1
IP 83.1 51.1 149.2 51.2 136.0 12.1 43.2 56.2 48.2 68.0 63.0 155.0 TOTAL .255/.331/.426/.756 .760/.755 .798 .857 87/30 127/116
ERA-K/9 4.21/6.7 2.28/8.2 3.73/8.6 2.96/13.2 /0.0 2.91/9.4 4.38/10.2 4.33/6.2 3.65/4.8 2.03/8.1 2.65/5.4 3.71/6.7 3.43/6.6 3.63/7.5

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 347/.254 218/.204 621/.235 205/.156 / 562/.201 55/.163 187/.239 236/.222 201/.221 286/.262 277/.267 636/.239 .234
OPS .682 .574 .667 .465 .596 .682 .696 .689 .627 .655 .796 .685 .679
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 164/.685 94/.729 340/.680 103/.413 / 124/.500 23/.508 77/.667 99/.650 62/.341 126/.665 126/.880 133/.396 .665
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 183/.680 124/.462 281/.651 102/.516 / 438/.624 32/.798 110/.717 137/.714 139/.754 160/.648 151/.723 503/.761 .688
Road 175/.682 119/.621 315/.639 101/.722 / 265/.655 39/.457 92/.741 101/.843 99/.636 145/.564 119/.962 323/.655
Last 28d days 124/.708 12/.556 93/.576 38/.494 / 127/.603 28/.532 59/.598 63/.738 44/.685 52/.859 62/.708 144/.645
HR/SB/CS 8/9/0 2/6/1 10/5/7 2/4/1 // 5/5/4 2/0/0 4/1/1 6/5/1 3/3/0 3/5/2 6/7/2 18/6/2 88/67/27
Usage ····X··· X·o·o·o· ·······X ····o·oX X·····X· ··X·o··o ··Xo···X o·o··oX· ··X·o·oX X·X··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.