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Game Preview: FLA @ LAD, 10:10pm, Saturday, July 25, 2009 @Dodger Stadium

Marlins, 50-47, 2nd, 5½ GB, 2½ GB in WC

SP: Rick VandenHurk (24, RHP, 1-0, 3.00)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. LAD Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (1-0) 6.0 5 2 2 2 4 2 3.00
2008 (1-1) 14.0 20 12 12 10 20 1 7.71
2007 (4-6) 81.2 94 63 62 48 82 15 6.83
Last 7 GS 2-3 29.1 38 23 23 16 34 5 7.06 42
2009-07-20 @SDP W 6.0 5 2 2 2 4 2 88 56
2008-07-27 @CHC ND 3.2 8 5 5 2 6 1 86 29
2008-07-22 ATL W 5.0 0 0 0 5 7 0 94 69
2008-04-06 PIT L 2.1 6 4 4 2 4 0 75 31
2008-04-01 NYM ND 3.0 6 3 3 1 3 0 76 37
2007-09-08 @PHI L 4.0 5 3 3 3 4 1 73 41
2007-09-03 @WSN L 5.1 8 6 6 1 6 1 94 33
Has never faced LAD.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   25-24   Road:   25-23   ExtrInn: 6-4 
 vsRHP:  28-33   vsLHP:  22-14   1-Run:  16-11
 vsEast: 19-13   vsCntrl: 8-14   vsWest: 13-12 IL:10-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 97 Fri, Jul 24  @LAD  W   6-3       50-47  2nd  5.5 gb
 96 Wed, Jul 22  @SDP  W   5-0       49-47  3rd  6.0 gb
 95 Tue, Jul 21  @SDP  W   3-2       48-47  3rd  7.0 gb
 94 Mon, Jul 20  @SDP  W   3-2       47-47  3rd  7.0 gb
 93 Sun, Jul 19   PHI  L   0-5       46-47  3rd  7.0 gb
 92 Fri, Jul 17   PHI  L   5-6 (12)  46-46  2nd  6.0 gb
 91 Thu, Jul 16   PHI  L   0-4       46-45  2nd  5.0 gb
 90 Sun, Jul 12  @ARI  W   8-1       46-44  2nd  4.0 gb
 89 Sat, Jul 11  @ARI  L   1-5       45-44  2nd  4.0 gb
 88 Fri, Jul 10  @ARI  L   0-8       45-43  2nd  3.0 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:18-12
Dodgers, 61-35, 1st, 9 up

SP: Hiroki Kuroda (34, RHP, 3-5, 4.73)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. FLA Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (3-5) 59.0 57 33 31 14 39 6 4.73
2008 (9-10) 183.1 181 85 76 42 116 13 3.73
Last 7 GS 2-4 41.0 46 27 25 6 26 6 5.49 46
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
2009-06-28 SEA L 6.1 8 4 4 0 5 0 102 46
2009-06-23 @CHW W 8.2 4 2 2 0 9 1 103 77
2009-06-17 OAK L 6.0 7 5 5 0 2 2 91 40
2009-06-12 @TEX L 5.1 8 5 4 0 6 1 92 40
Last 5 v.FLA 0-0 13.2 12 6 6 1 9 2 3.95 56
2008-07-12 FLA ND 6.2 7 3 3 1 5 1 95 52
2008-05-01 @FLA ND 7.0 5 3 3 0 4 1 85 59
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   33-16   Road:   28-19   ExtrInn: 9-2 
 vsRHP:  43-24   vsLHP:  18-11   1-Run:  19-9 
 vsEast: 12-7    vsCntrl:10-7    vsWest: 30-12 IL: 9-9 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 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
 92 Sun, Jul 19   HOU  W   4-3       58-34  1st  7.5 up
 91 Sat, Jul 18   HOU  W   5-2       57-34  1st  7.5 up
 90 Fri, Jul 17   HOU  L   1-8       56-34  1st  6.5 up
 89 Thu, Jul 16   HOU  L   0-3       56-33  1st  6.5 up
 88 Sun, Jul 12  @MIL  W   7-4       56-32  1st  7.0 up
 87 Sat, Jul 11  @MIL  L   3-6       55-32  1st  6.0 up
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:13-7    Last 30:18-12
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sun, May 17, 2009 LAD 12 @FLA  5        W:Clayton Kershaw (2-3), L: John Koronka (0-2), S: none
Sat, May 16, 2009 FLA  6  LAD  3        W:Andrew Miller (1-1), L: Jeff Weaver (2-1), S: Matt Lindstrom (7)
Fri, May 15, 2009 LAD  6 @FLA  4        W:Jeff Weaver (2-0), L: Chris Volstad (2-3), S: Jonathan Broxton (9)

Sun, Jul 13, 2008 LAD  9  FLA  1        W:Chad Billingsley (9-8), L: Andrew Miller (5-9), S: none
Sat, Jul 12, 2008 FLA  5 @LAD  3 (11)   W:Doug Waechter (1-2), L: Ramon Troncoso (0-1), S: Kevin Gregg (20)
Fri, Jul 11, 2008 FLA  3 @LAD  1        W:Chris Volstad (2-0), L: Eric Stults (2-2), S: Kevin Gregg (19)
Thu, Jul 10, 2008 FLA  5 @LAD  4 (11)   W:Joe Nelson (2-0), L: Brian Falkenborg (1-2), S: Kevin Gregg (18)
Thu, May 01, 2008 LAD  5 @FLA  3        W:Joe Beimel (3-0), L: Kevin Gregg (3-2), S: Takashi Saito (4)
Wed, Apr 30, 2008 LAD 13 @FLA  1        W:Chad Billingsley (1-4), L: Scott Olsen (3-1), S: none
Tue, Apr 29, 2008 LAD  7 @FLA  6        W:Joe Beimel (2-0), L: Kevin Gregg (3-1), S: Takashi Saito (3)
Season Series: 2009 - Tied 2-2; 2008 - LAD won 4-3; 2007 - FLA won 4-3; All-Time - LAD leads 74-62

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  5.52

FLA  4.49

SDP  3.65

RA/G

SFG  3.74

FLA  4.66

WSN  5.54

BA

J. Mauer  .363

Y. Molina  .288

R. Cedeno  .186

OBP

M. Ramirez  .475

M. Reynolds  .363

R. Cedeno  .236

SLG

A. Pujols  .711

C. Blake  .465

N. Punto  .245

OPS

A. Pujols  1.161

T. Tulowitzki  .823

B. Giles  .548

ERA

Z. Greinke  2.08

J. Lester  3.87

J. Geer  5.84

K/9IP

T. Lincecum  10.82

R. Wolf  6.68

J. Lannan  3.74

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

Marlins Batters (4.51 RS/G) vs. Dodgers Pitchers (3.85 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 18.Kuroda
G/S/vB
58.Billingsley
G/S/vB
51.Broxton
G/S/vB
22.Kershaw*
G/S/vB
45.Leach*
G/S/vB
52.McDonald
G/S/vB
59.Mota
G/S/vB
29.Schmidt
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/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
21.Baker* G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/5.000 ··· 247/222 .266/.337/.423/.761 .526/.786 .767 48/.916 0/0 7/3
1.Bonifacio# G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.000 3/.333 2/2.000 ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 410/291 .252/.297/.316/.613 .697/.564 .574 95/.692 18/7 1/15
3.Cantu G/S/vP 6/1.166 6/.000 1/.000 3/.000 ··· ··· 3/.333 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 6/.167 362/256 .287/.331/.444/.775 .883/.731 .710 78/.712 1/0 10/5
25.Carroll G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 90/37 .253/.311/.458/.769 .941/.509 .748 32/.719 0/0 3/0
8.Coghlan* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/no AB 1/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 255/192 .249/.340/.357/.697 .656/.711 .800 73/.596 5/1 5/3
7.Gload* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB 1/2.000 ··· ··· 1/3.000 ··· 147/126 .275/.347/.405/.752 .438/.807 .727 29/.507 0/0 3/1
18.Helms G/S/vP 3/.666 3/.666 1/.000 3/.000 ··· ··· 9/1.111 3/.666 ··· 3/.000 4/1.000 31/1.183 135/76 .252/.296/.309/.605 .635/.580 .756 27/.770 1/1 1/4
27.Hermida* G/S/vP 6/.000 8/.393 2/.000 3/.000 ··· ··· 5/1.200 6/.533 1/.000 3/.333 2/2.000 3/1.666 364/258 .248/.338/.392/.730 .580/.792 .720 74/.658 5/2 11/1
29.Paulino G/S/vP ··· 3/.000 2/.000 3/.000 ··· ··· 5/.900 6/.533 ··· 14/.071 10/.322 5/1.100 158/62 .245/.312/.378/.690 .702/.667 .728 36/.314 1/0 4/2
2.Ramirez G/S/vP 5/.600 13/.763 4/.833 3/.000 ··· ··· 9/1.056 7/.857 ··· 6/.367 1/.000 8/.375 378/267 .348/.411/.563/.974 .785/1.055 .944 70/.998 14/7 15/8
12.Ross G/S/vP 6/1.333 4/.833 1/2.000 3/3.000 ··· ··· 5/1.650 1/2.000 1/no AB 1/.000 2/.000 6/.533 363/259 .267/.325/.471/.797 .954/.736 .744 83/.689 3/1 14/3
14.Sanchez G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· / /// / / / /
6.Uggla G/S/vP 6/.533 15/.204 3/.333 3/.333 ··· ··· 8/1.071 7/.619 1/3.000 9/1.194 2/1.000 5/.400 389/282 .232/.343/.424/.767 .794/.756 .635 86/.717 1/0 16/7
IP 59.0 133.0 44.2 112.2 20.1 31.1 46.0 5.0 60.0 7.0 48.1 128.0 TOTAL .256/.324/.396/.721 .708/.726 .700 .688 50/21 91/72
ERA-K/9 4.73/5.9 3.72/8.5 2.82/14.5 2.96/8.8 3.98/8.4 5.17/5.8 3.13/4.9 5.40/3.6 1.95/5.7 1.29/5.1 3.54/6.7 3.45/6.7 3.57/7.5

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 248/.248 552/.243 176/.143 435/.193 82/.169 136/.243 187/.213 23/.263 240/.239 22/.200 215/.283 519/.232 .232
OPS .690 .689 .433 .594 .647 .722 .631 .812 .594 .623 .821 .689 .678
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 117/.714 307/.725 88/.349 96/.484 47/.783 57/.701 71/.590 8/.393 106/.594 9/.958 101/.938 102/.306 .672
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 131/.668 245/.643 88/.516 339/.626 35/.462 79/.737 116/.653 15/1.050 134/.595 13/.397 114/.714 417/.783 .681
Home 118/.684 282/.714 88/.208 222/.529 47/.703 69/.730 107/.536 23/.812 118/.653 15/.695 121/.664 281/.698
Last 28d days 106/.789 121/.798 38/.509 87/.395 25/.780 37/.570 48/.286 23/.812 50/.483 22/.623 52/.892 126/.587
HR/SB/CS 6/6/0 10/5/7 1/3/0 5/5/4 2/0/1 3/1/1 3/5/1 0/2/0 2/4/2 1/0/0 5/7/2 17/4/2 73/55/26
Usage ·····X·· ··X····X ··o·ooX· X·····X· o·····o· X···X·o· ··X··X·· ····X··· X···ooo· X··X···X ·······X ···X····
Dodgers Batters (5.01 RS/G) vs. Marlins Pitchers (4.64 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 56.VandenHurk
G/S/vB
52.Ayala
G/S/vB
35.Badenhop
G/S/vB
40.Calero
G/S/vB
48.Donnelly
G/S/vB
55.Johnson
G/S/vB
53.Meyer*
G/S/vB
47.Nolasco
G/S/vB
46.Nunez
G/S/vB
37.Pinto*
G/S/vB
44.Sanches
G/S/vB
41.Volstad
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
12.Ausmus G/S/vP ··· 3/.666 1/.000 6/.000 ··· 3/1.334 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/no AB 3/.000 68/58 .305/.369/.424/.793 1.000/.757 .644 14/1.295 1/0 1/0
23.Blake G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 7/.572 6/.367 ··· ··· ··· 8/.708 1/no AB ··· 2/4.000 362/275 .276/.356/.465/.821 1.079/.743 .800 89/.600 2/3 12/7
14.Castro G/S/vP ··· 2/1.000 1/2.000 10/.522 4/.250 ··· ··· 3/1.167 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 85/68 .325/.369/.403/.772 .915/.734 .675 25/.625 0/0 1/2
33.DeWitt* G/S/vP ··· ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 2/1.000 ··· 3/2.000 ··· 3/.000 31/30 .138/.194/.241/.435 .000/.450 .220 10/.500 0/0 1/0
16.Ethier* G/S/vP ··· 1/2.000 3/.666 1/.000 1/5.000 8/.929 1/2.000 6/.900 ··· 7/1.000 1/.000 7/.310 397/286 .257/.343/.491/.834 .625/.917 1.002 91/.746 4/3 20/3
15.Furcal# G/S/vP ··· 12/.833 3/.333 1/no AB 3/.333 7/.572 1/.000 4/1.000 ··· 5/1.400 2/.500 3/.666 385/290 .255/.327/.354/.681 .704/.674 .655 94/.813 5/4 5/12
13.Hudson# G/S/vP ··· 3/3.500 2/1.000 2/1.000 6/.334 3/.000 1/no AB 11/.614 1/.000 4/.500 1/.000 3/.666 413/300 .288/.355/.437/.791 .942/.736 .847 73/.647 6/0 7/5
27.Kemp G/S/vP ··· 2/2.500 4/.000 3/.333 ··· 3/.666 ··· 2/2.500 2/1.000 3/.000 1/.000 6/.334 386/289 .320/.389/.503/.892 1.077/.831 .834 83/1.003 20/4 13/2
7.Loney* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· ··· 4/.500 ··· 3/.000 1/.000 9/.476 ··· 6/.334 394/300 .283/.355/.403/.758 .856/.727 .636 81/.844 6/1 7/3
5.Loretta G/S/vP ··· 5/.650 5/.900 6/.900 2/.500 3/.000 ··· 3/.333 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 130/98 .237/.331/.281/.611 .752/.567 .417 24/.297 0/0 0/0
55.Martin G/S/vP ··· ··· 3/.666 ··· 1/.000 4/1.000 1/.000 6/1.300 ··· 5/.200 1/.000 7/.286 357/263 .262/.375/.315/.690 .718/.680 .678 76/.777 8/6 2/3
9.Pierre* G/S/vP ··· 11/.546 5/1.267 2/1.500 2/.000 ··· 1/2.000 7/.715 ··· 3/1.334 2/.000 3/.666 303/216 .315/.372/.399/.772 .879/.731 .665 52/.586 23/8 0/1
99.Ramirez G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 4/1.833 12/.833 3/1.167 ··· ··· 3/.666 ··· ··· ··· 177/144 .348/.475/.681/1.155 .894/1.219 1.206 57/1.194 0/0 11/1
IP 6.0 35.0 51.0 36.0 7.0 135.0 37.2 103.0 43.0 34.0 23.0 120.1 TOTAL .274/.352/.414/.766 .812/.750 .746 .758 75/30 83/51
ERA-K/9 3.00/6.0 3.86/6.2 3.53/6.2 1.75/11.2 0.00/5.1 2.80/7.5 1.91/8.1 5.42/9.2 3.56/8.6 2.65/8.2 1.17/8.6 4.34/6.3 4.25/7.5

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 24/.227 148/.299 212/.271 143/.165 26/.217 522/.229 148/.174 447/.277 179/.212 147/.203 101/.225 494/.249 .254
OPS .883 .810 .690 .465 .569 .595 .519 .787 .659 .641 .620 .749 .727
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 19/.734 51/1.173 103/.658 56/.578 15/.785 273/.605 71/.632 247/.777 96/.682 68/.706 46/.634 265/.822 .754
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 5/1.400 97/.619 109/.715 87/.397 11/.282 249/.584 77/.420 200/.801 83/.633 79/.587 55/.609 229/.664 .703
Road 24/.883 50/.599 86/.835 73/.409 17/.471 248/.666 61/.204 241/.796 75/.535 61/.454 29/.819 260/.687
Last 28d days 24/.883 10/.400 41/.572 15/.205 26/.569 74/.667 31/.575 134/.603 40/.618 30/.350 28/.437 121/.677
HR/SB/CS 2/0/0 4/4/1 4/4/0 0/6/0 0/1/0 7/10/5 4/3/0 13/10/2 6/8/1 2/1/2 1/3/1 20/14/8 90/89/25
Usage ····X··· ···o·o·· ·····X·X o·X·X··o o·X·oX·· X······· o··ooo·o ··X····X o··oX··X ··o··o·o ·····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.