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Game Preview: LAD @ ATL, 7:30pm, Friday, July 31, 2009 @Turner Field

Dodgers, 63-39, 1st, 7 up

SP: Jason Schmidt (36, RHP, 1-1, 7.88)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. ATL Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (1-1) 8.0 10 8 7 4 3 1 7.88
2007 (1-4) 25.2 32 20 18 14 22 4 6.31
2006 (11-9) 213.1 189 94 85 80 180 21 3.59
Last 7 GS 1-5 28.2 39 27 24 15 20 5 7.53 38
2009-07-26 FLA L 3.0 5 5 4 1 1 1 51 31
2009-07-20 CIN W 5.0 5 3 3 3 2 0 91 44
2007-06-16 LAA L 4.2 5 3 3 4 2 0 78 40
2007-06-10 TOR L 4.0 9 6 6 2 3 1 72 21
2007-06-05 @SDP ND 6.0 1 0 0 3 4 0 86 71
2007-04-14 SDP L 2.0 7 6 5 2 2 2 57 20
2007-04-09 COL L 4.0 7 4 3 0 6 1 84 40
Last 5 v.ATL 1-2 27.0 38 25 21 14 39 3 7.00 41
2006-08-29 @ATL L 3.1 7 8 4 4 4 2 82 22
2006-04-09 ATL ND 7.0 6 5 5 5 10 1 121 50
2005-08-11 @ATL W 6.0 8 3 3 1 7 0 101 50
2005-07-19 ATL ND 7.0 7 3 3 2 10 0 108 59
2004-08-28 @ATL L 3.2 10 6 6 2 8 0 86 23
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   34-17   Road:   29-22   ExtrInn:10-3 
 vsRHP:  45-28   vsLHP:  18-11   1-Run:  20-10
 vsEast: 13-8    vsCntrl:11-10   vsWest: 30-12 IL: 9-9 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
102 Thu, Jul 30  @STL  W   5-3 (10)  63-39  1st  7.0 up
101 Wed, Jul 29  @STL  L   2-3 (15)  62-39  1st  7.0 up
100 Tue, Jul 28  @STL  L   0-10      62-38  1st  8.0 up
 99 Mon, Jul 27  @STL  L   1-6       62-37  1st  8.0 up
 98 Sun, Jul 26   FLA  L   6-8       62-36  1st  8.0 up
 97 Sat, Jul 25   FLA  W   4-3       62-35  1st  9.0 up
 96 Fri, Jul 24   FLA  L   3-6       61-35  1st  9.0 up
 95 Wed, Jul 22   CIN  W   6-2       61-34  1st  9.0 up
 94 Tue, Jul 21   CIN  W  12-3       60-34  1st  9.0 up
 93 Mon, Jul 20   CIN  W   7-5       59-34  1st  8.0 up
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:16-14
Braves, 52-50, 3rd, 7 GB, 4 GB in WC

SP: Tommy Hanson (22, RHP, 5-1, 2.95)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. LAD Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (5-1) 55.0 47 19 18 25 37 5 2.95
Last 7 GS 4-1 43.1 32 10 10 19 27 2 2.08 59
2009-07-25 @MIL L 7.0 9 2 2 2 1 0 107 50
2009-07-20 SFG W 7.0 5 3 3 3 11 0 112 63
2009-07-09 @COL ND 5.0 6 4 4 2 2 1 86 39
2009-07-04 @WSN ND 7.0 3 1 1 1 5 1 105 71
2009-06-28 BOS W 6.0 2 0 0 2 2 0 97 68
2009-06-23 NYY W 5.1 4 0 0 5 4 0 99 59
2009-06-18 @CIN W 6.0 3 0 0 4 2 0 99 64
Has never faced LAD.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   27-23   Road:   25-27   ExtrInn: 6-3 
 vsRHP:  32-35   vsLHP:  20-15   1-Run:  17-15
 vsEast: 20-15   vsCntrl:15-16   vsWest: 10-11 IL: 7-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
102 Thu, Jul 30  @FLA  W   6-3 (10)  52-50  3rd  7.0 gb
101 Wed, Jul 29  @FLA  L   3-6       51-50  3rd  8.0 gb
100 Tue, Jul 28  @FLA  L   3-4       51-49  3rd  8.0 gb
 99 Sun, Jul 26  @MIL  W  10-2       51-48  2nd  6.5 gb
 98 Sat, Jul 25  @MIL  L   0-4       50-48  2nd  6.5 gb
 97 Fri, Jul 24  @MIL  W   9-4       50-47  2nd  5.5 gb
 96 Thu, Jul 23   SFG  L   1-5       49-47  2nd  6.5 gb
 95 Wed, Jul 22   SFG  W   4-2       49-46  2nd  5.5 gb
 94 Tue, Jul 21   SFG  W   8-1       48-46  2nd  6.5 gb
 93 Mon, Jul 20   SFG  W  11-3       47-46  2nd  6.5 gb
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:13-7    Last 30:18-12
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Wed, Jul 09, 2008 LAD  2  ATL  1        W:Derek Lowe (7-8), L: Tim Hudson (9-7), S: Takashi Saito (17)
Tue, Jul 08, 2008 ATL  9 @LAD  3        W:Jair Jurrjens (9-4), L: Chad Billingsley (8-8), S: none
Mon, Jul 07, 2008 LAD  3  ATL  0        W:Hiroki Kuroda (5-6), L: Jorge Campillo (3-4), S: none
Sun, Apr 20, 2008 ATL  6  LAD  1        W:Jair Jurrjens (2-2), L: Hiroki Kuroda (1-2), S: none
Sat, Apr 19, 2008 ATL  4  LAD  1        W:Chuck James (1-1), L: Chad Billingsley (0-3), S: Manny Acosta (1)
Fri, Apr 18, 2008 ATL  6  LAD  1        W:Will Ohman (1-0), L: Derek Lowe (1-1), S: none
Thu, Jul 05, 2007 ATL  8 @LAD  6        W:Peter Moylan (3-1), L: Eric Stults (0-1), S: Bob Wickman (16)
Wed, Jul 04, 2007 ATL  5 @LAD  2        W:Chuck James (8-7), L: Mark Hendrickson (2-4), S: Bob Wickman (15)
Tue, Jul 03, 2007 LAD  7  ATL  6        W:Rudy Seanez (5-1), L: Wilfredo Ledezma (3-2), S: Takashi Saito (23)
Mon, Jul 02, 2007 LAD  8  ATL  2        W:Joe Beimel (2-1), L: John Smoltz (9-5), S: none
Season Series: 2009 -  0-0; 2008 - ATL won 4-2; 2007 - ATL won 4-3; All-Time - LAD leads 1151-1002

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

NYY  5.56

CHW  4.51

SDP  3.66

RA/G

SFG  3.68

NYM  4.60

WSN  5.46

BA

I. Suzuki  .368

O. Hudson  .290

R. Cedeno  .167

OBP

M. Ramirez  .455

W. Aybar  .362

R. Cedeno  .213

SLG

A. Pujols  .680

Y. Escobar  .471

A. Casilla  .211

OPS

A. Pujols  1.123

V. Martinez  .832

A. Casilla  .474

ERA

Z. Greinke  2.08

C. Sabathia  3.83

J. Geer  5.96

K/9IP

T. Lincecum  11.08

C. Sabathia  6.63

J. Lannan  3.65

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

Dodgers Batters (4.89 RS/G) vs. Braves Pitchers (4.14 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 48.Hanson
G/S/vB
46.Acosta
G/S/vB
51.Gonzalez*
G/S/vB
49.Jurrjens
G/S/vB
11.Kawakami
G/S/vB
36.Logan*
G/S/vB
32.Lowe
G/S/vB
54.Medlen
G/S/vB
58.Moylan
G/S/vB
34.O'Flaherty*
G/S/vB
39.Soriano
G/S/vB
33.Vazquez
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
12.Ausmus G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 2/1.000 ··· ··· ··· 23/.478 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 15/.467 68/58 .305/.369/.424/.793 1.000/.757 .917 8/1.905 1/0 1/0
23.Blake G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.000 6/.000 ··· 6/1.867 11/.764 ··· ··· 1/no AB 4/2.750 31/.651 387/297 .275/.357/.464/.821 1.078/.747 .842 96/.732 2/4 12/8
14.Castro G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 8/1.357 85/68 .325/.369/.403/.772 .915/.734 .866 17/.647 0/0 1/2
16.Ethier* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/2.000 6/1.500 ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· ··· 426/309 .268/.354/.497/.852 .636/.936 .654 100/.914 4/3 20/3
15.Furcal# G/S/vP ··· ··· 4/.000 4/.250 ··· ··· 14/1.356 ··· 2/1.000 ··· 3/.666 48/.667 415/319 .266/.335/.368/.703 .719/.699 .721 108/.903 6/4 5/13
13.Hudson# G/S/vP ··· 2/1.000 ··· 6/1.500 ··· ··· 39/.822 ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 15/.800 443/329 .290/.356/.431/.787 .952/.731 .719 86/.788 6/0 7/5
27.Kemp G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/.500 ··· 2/.000 ··· 414/317 .312/.379/.482/.862 1.077/.798 .923 92/.948 22/4 13/2
7.Loney* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 6/.500 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/.500 ··· 1/.000 ··· 422/324 .293/.363/.410/.772 .899/.733 .892 90/.921 6/2 7/3
5.Loretta G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 4/.000 ··· ··· ··· 24/.432 ··· 1/.000 1/no AB 3/.000 37/.722 137/105 .227/.328/.269/.597 .752/.552 .749 26/.361 0/0 0/0
55.Martin G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 2/1.000 6/1.166 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 3/.000 ··· 383/289 .261/.371/.319/.690 .718/.680 .697 88/.771 8/6 3/4
9.Pierre* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/4.000 3/.000 ··· ··· 20/.358 ··· 2/.000 ··· 4/.000 28/.665 311/223 .313/.369/.395/.764 .868/.726 .886 38/.576 23/9 0/1
99.Ramirez G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB 12/.533 ··· 1/5.000 ··· 4/1.750 19/.948 202/169 .327/.455/.630/1.085 .894/1.124 1.070 82/1.017 0/0 11/1
IP 55.0 24.2 47.0 134.0 105.0 9.0 130.2 38.1 45.0 34.1 48.0 140.1 TOTAL .275/.352/.412/.765 .819/.748 .777 .821 77/32 84/55
ERA-K/9 2.95/6.1 3.65/6.2 3.06/12.1 2.69/6.2 4.37/6.5 2.00/3.0 4.20/4.8 4.93/8.9 3.80/7.4 3.67/6.6 1.88/12.2 3.01/10.1 3.75/7.4

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 235/.230 108/.266 200/.225 548/.233 459/.253 36/.194 566/.278 169/.254 188/.256 146/.237 185/.160 535/.232 .251
OPS .694 .753 .690 .658 .780 .499 .729 .757 .663 .590 .466 .623 .707
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 123/.746 51/.888 71/.686 268/.723 230/.724 23/.558 291/.676 89/.615 76/.777 75/.566 90/.562 278/.647 .711
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 112/.637 57/.637 129/.690 280/.596 229/.837 13/.397 275/.787 80/.912 112/.588 71/.614 95/.379 257/.596 .704
Home 105/.644 57/.801 92/.737 278/.580 238/.642 14/.607 284/.719 62/.683 102/.621 80/.635 100/.361 291/.595
Last 28d days 106/.708 42/.968 38/.661 124/.654 121/.797 27/.426 125/.729 54/.827 52/.695 24/.625 38/.537 84/.609
HR/SB/CS 5/9/4 2/3/0 4/4/2 8/9/6 13/5/4 0/2/0 7/7/2 4/1/1 0/9/3 1/0/3 2/2/0 11/5/4 68/60/32
Usage ·····X·· ·X···o·o X·X·o··o ··X····· ·X·····X ·o·····o ····X··· ·o··X··X o·X·o·oX ·····X·o X·o···X· X·····X·
Braves Batters (4.43 RS/G) vs. Dodgers Pitchers (3.95 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 29.Schmidt
G/S/vB
58.Billingsley
G/S/vB
51.Broxton
G/S/vB
22.Kershaw*
G/S/vB
56.Kuo*
G/S/vB
18.Kuroda
G/S/vB
45.Leach*
G/S/vB
52.McDonald
G/S/vB
59.Mota
G/S/vB
38.Troncoso
G/S/vB
49.Vargas
G/S/vB
36.Weaver
G/S/vB
43.Wolf*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
18.Anderson* G/S/vP ··· 6/1.417 3/1.667 ··· 3/.666 3/.666 ··· ··· 11/1.697 ··· 3/.000 44/.506 ··· 297/223 .302/.333/.465/.799 .913/.760 .834 87/.942 1/0 9/3
25.Church* G/S/vP 5/.800 12/.444 3/2.667 2/.000 3/1.667 8/1.500 1/.000 2/.000 4/1.750 2/1.000 3/.333 5/1.400 3/.000 300/236 .272/.339/.366/.705 .478/.762 .630 68/.580 6/2 3/2
23.Diaz G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.500 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 4/.500 ··· 11/1.352 206/107 .301/.368/.454/.821 .897/.751 .878 52/.773 4/1 4/1
19.Escobar G/S/vP ··· 6/.833 ··· ··· ··· 7/.143 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 4/.500 ··· 5/.400 371/249 .305/.368/.471/.839 .705/.902 .874 81/1.046 3/3 11/11
27.Hernandez G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 75/57 .145/.192/.232/.424 .176/.501 .502 17/.412 0/1 1/1
2.Johnson* G/S/vP 4/.500 8/.700 2/no AB ··· ··· 7/.953 ··· ··· 3/.333 ··· 9/.778 3/1.334 6/.334 270/193 .229/.301/.400/.701 .940/.605 .717 7/2.857 5/2 6/7
10.Jones# G/S/vP 47/1.257 7/.629 3/.667 ··· ··· 6/.833 ··· ··· 14/.819 1/.000 23/1.027 21/.829 57/1.133 372/252 .289/.406/.487/.893 .958/.858 .865 87/.936 2/1 13/14
22.Kotchman* G/S/vP 3/.333 5/1.000 ··· ··· 3/1.000 3/1.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 7/1.904 ··· 331/230 .278/.347/.403/.751 .660/.791 .731 77/.837 0/0 6/0
16.McCann* G/S/vP 8/.708 7/1.571 3/.666 ··· 1/.000 3/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 2/.000 4/2.750 8/2.475 327/217 .298/.368/.505/.873 .566/1.025 .888 93/.810 3/1 12/5
13.McLouth* G/S/vP 7/.858 5/.400 3/.333 2/.000 2/1.000 6/.000 ··· ··· 3/1.667 1/.000 11/.818 4/.000 6/.533 402/264 .259/.348/.457/.805 .761/.829 .754 111/.810 15/1 15/1
20.Norton# G/S/vP 9/1.806 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 19/1.166 1/.000 61/49 .120/.279/.160/.439 .697/.368 .380 10/.522 0/0 0/0
14.Prado G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/3.000 ··· ··· ··· 3/1.000 275/163 .311/.375/.471/.847 1.073/.702 .839 111/.832 0/3 6/4
8.Ross G/S/vP 2/.000 6/1.267 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 6/1.166 3/.000 7/.619 108/71 .283/.383/.533/.916 .664/1.050 .699 10/.522 0/0 6/0
IP 8.0 138.2 47.2 120.2 8.0 71.0 20.1 33.0 50.1 62.1 11.0 54.0 134.0 TOTAL .266/.337/.411/.749 .756/.745 .739 .837 36/16 90/68
ERA-K/9 7.88/3.4 3.96/8.5 2.83/14.0 2.76/8.7 4.50/7.9 4.44/6.7 5.75/8.4 5.18/5.5 3.04/4.8 2.02/5.5 1.64/8.2 3.83/6.7 3.43/6.6 3.65/7.5

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 38/.323 579/.241 183/.149 494/.200 32/.192 273/.248 88/.213 145/.254 199/.205 259/.254 43/.184 242/.282 547/.235 .235
OPS 1.045 .684 .439 .594 .690 .679 .783 .763 .613 .641 .542 .828 .690 .683
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 15/.500 313/.715 90/.365 100/.485 11/.182 128/.699 50/.848 57/.701 77/.539 110/.622 19/.888 109/.939 105/.317 .672
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 23/1.395 266/.647 93/.510 394/.622 21/.958 145/.661 38/.696 88/.804 122/.657 149/.656 24/.297 133/.733 442/.779 .690
Road / 297/.654 92/.697 242/.633 26/.492 130/.694 40/.850 72/.795 85/.758 130/.565 15/.564 105/.992 266/.681
Last 28d days 38/1.045 118/.802 39/.609 127/.478 5/.000 104/.779 21/1.406 34/.811 49/.280 54/.789 43/.542 74/.882 131/.612
HR/SB/CS 1/2/0 10/5/7 1/3/1 5/5/4 1/0/0 6/8/0 3/0/1 4/1/1 3/5/1 3/5/2 1/0/0 5/7/2 17/4/2 77/58/27
Usage ····X··· ··X····· oX···o·· ·X····X· Xo·o···· X····X·· o··X··X· Xo·o·X·· ·X··o·X· ··X·X·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.