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Game Preview: MIL @ LAD, 10:10pm, Wednesday, August 5, 2009 @Dodger Stadium

Brewers, 53-54, 3rd, 5 GB, 5 GB in WC

SP: Braden Looper (34, RHP, 9-5, 5.03)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. LAD Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (9-5) 125.1 138 76 70 44 69 26 5.03
2008 (12-14) 199.0 216 101 92 45 108 25 4.16
2007 (12-12) 175.0 183 100 96 51 87 22 4.94
Last 7 GS 4-1 41.2 46 24 22 19 17 9 4.75 45
2009-07-31 @SDP ND 5.0 10 6 6 1 3 2 93 25
2009-07-26 ATL L 6.0 7 5 5 4 2 1 104 36
2009-07-21 @PIT W 7.0 4 0 0 3 1 0 94 67
2009-07-16 @CIN W 5.1 7 3 3 5 4 1 109 41
2009-07-10 LAD ND 6.0 5 5 5 1 2 4 98 43
2009-07-04 @CHC W 6.0 6 2 2 3 3 1 112 52
2009-06-29 NYM W 6.1 7 3 1 2 2 0 100 51
Last 5 v.LAD 1-0 12.0 9 6 6 2 5 4 4.50 53
2009-07-10 LAD ND 6.0 5 5 5 1 2 4 98 43
2007-08-11 LAD W 6.0 4 1 1 1 3 0 85 62
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   27-26   Road:   26-28   ExtrInn: 3-2 
 vsRHP:  39-42   vsLHP:  14-12   1-Run:  15-16
 vsEast: 14-12   vsCntrl:26-19   vsWest:  8-13 IL: 5-10

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
107 Tue, Aug  4  @LAD  L   4-17      53-54  3rd  5.0 gb
106 Mon, Aug  3  @LAD  W   6-5       53-53  3rd  4.0 gb
105 Sun, Aug  2  @SDP  W   6-1       52-53  3rd  4.5 gb
104 Sat, Aug  1  @SDP  L   2-4       51-53  3rd  5.5 gb
103 Fri, Jul 31  @SDP  L   7-11      51-52  3rd  4.5 gb
102 Thu, Jul 30   WSN  W   7-3       51-51  3rd  4.0 gb
101 Wed, Jul 29   WSN  W   7-5       50-51  4th  4.5 gb
100 Tue, Jul 28   WSN  L   3-8       49-51  4th  4.5 gb
 99 Mon, Jul 27   WSN  L   6-14      49-50  4th  4.0 gb
 98 Sun, Jul 26   ATL  L   2-10      49-49  4th  3.0 gb
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20: 8-12   Last 30:11-19
Dodgers, 66-41, 1st, 6½ up

SP: Jason Schmidt (36, RHP, 2-1, 4.50)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. MIL Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (2-1) 14.0 11 8 7 9 6 1 4.50
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 2-4 30.2 33 23 21 20 17 4 6.16 42
2009-07-31 @ATL W 6.0 1 0 0 5 3 0 87 68
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
Last 5 v.MIL 3-2 34.2 29 14 12 9 37 2 3.12 60
2007-04-04 @MIL W 5.0 3 1 1 3 5 0 95 59
2006-07-17 MIL L 6.0 10 8 6 3 5 1 103 26
2006-05-03 @MIL W 9.0 5 0 0 0 7 0 112 84
2005-07-30 @MIL L 7.0 5 4 4 2 8 0 120 57
2003-09-12 MIL W 7.2 6 1 1 1 12 1 123 74
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   35-18   Road:   31-23   ExtrInn:10-3 
 vsRHP:  48-29   vsLHP:  18-12   1-Run:  20-12
 vsEast: 15-9    vsCntrl:12-11   vsWest: 30-12 IL: 9-9 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
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
105 Sun, Aug  2  @ATL  W   9-1       65-40  1st  7.0 up
104 Sat, Aug  1  @ATL  L   3-4       64-40  1st  7.0 up
103 Fri, Jul 31  @ATL  W   5-0       64-39  1st  8.0 up
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
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:17-13
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Mon, Aug 03, 2009 MIL  6 @LAD  5        W:Manny Parra (6-8), L: Clayton Kershaw (8-6), S: Trevor Hoffman (24)
Sun, Jul 12, 2009 LAD  7 @MIL  4        W:Clayton Kershaw (7-5), L: Yovani Gallardo (8-7), S: Ramon Troncoso (5)
Sat, Jul 11, 2009 MIL  6  LAD  3        W:Mike Burns (2-2), L: Jeff Weaver (5-3), S: Trevor Hoffman (20)
Fri, Jul 10, 2009 LAD 12 @MIL  8 (10)   W:Ramon Troncoso (3-0), L: Carlos Villanueva (2-6), S: none

Sun, Aug 17, 2008 LAD  7  MIL  5        W:Joe Beimel (4-0), L: Carlos Villanueva (4-6), S: none
Sat, Aug 16, 2008 MIL  4 @LAD  3 (10)   W:Salomon Torres (6-3), L: Jonathan Broxton (3-4), S: David Riske (2)
Fri, Aug 15, 2008 LAD  5  MIL  3        W:Chad Billingsley (12-9), L: Manny Parra (9-6), S: Jonathan Broxton (9)
Thu, May 15, 2008 LAD  7 @MIL  2        W:Chad Billingsley (3-5), L: Ben Sheets (4-1), S: none
Wed, May 14, 2008 LAD  6 @MIL  4        W:Jonathan Broxton (2-1), L: Guillermo Mota (1-2), S: Takashi Saito (6)
Tue, May 13, 2008 MIL  5  LAD  3        W:Carlos Villanueva (2-4), L: Brad Penny (5-4), S: Eric Gagne (10)
Season Series: 2009 - LAD leads 3-2; 2008 - LAD won 4-2; 2007 - Tied 3-3; All-Time - LAD leads 51-27

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  5.73

FLA  4.54

SDP  3.74

RA/G

SFG  3.64

HOU  4.58

WSN  5.48

BA

I. Suzuki  .364

M. Montero  .292

A. Casilla  .166

OBP

A. Pujols  .438

B. McCann  .365

R. Cedeno  .217

SLG

A. Pujols  .661

C. Ross  .472

A. Casilla  .204

OPS

A. Pujols  1.099

M. Prado  .839

A. Casilla  .464

ERA

C. Carpenter  2.10

A. Cook  3.88

T. Wellemeyer  5.77

K/9IP

T. Lincecum  10.97

K. Correia  6.73

J. Lannan  3.66

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

Brewers Batters (4.67 RS/G) vs. Dodgers Pitchers (3.91 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
57.Elbert*
G/S/vB
22.Kershaw*
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/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
8.Braun G/S/vP ··· 6/.334 2/2.500 1/.000 9/.666 1/3.000 1/.000 2/1.000 1/.000 1/2.000 2/.000 3/1.666 6/1.867 451/360 .316/.390/.567/.957 1.238/.889 1.004 97/.967 9/4 22/2
25.Cameron G/S/vP 27/.417 24/.435 15/.696 1/no AB 8/1.500 5/.600 ··· 2/.000 4/.833 1/.000 1/2.000 31/.591 16/.606 414/313 .252/.360/.453/.813 .749/.826 .811 92/.780 5/3 15/3
27.Catalanotto* G/S/vP 6/.533 3/.666 1/no AB 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 5/.000 2/2.000 34/.725 ··· 71/63 .270/.324/.365/.689 .250/.749 .303 36/.720 1/0 1/1
30.Counsell* G/S/vP 65/.475 8/.700 5/.400 1/.000 2/.500 3/1.000 1/.000 1/2.000 10/.675 1/.000 2/.000 24/.764 9/.111 325/294 .297/.366/.434/.800 .550/.826 .837 91/.895 3/3 4/4
28.Fielder* G/S/vP 10/.500 10/.667 4/1.000 1/.000 9/.476 1/.000 1/no AB 1/.000 1/.000 1/no AB ··· 8/.393 11/1.169 465/335 .303/.419/.586/1.005 1.011/1.001 1.082 99/.856 1/2 26/5
22.Gerut* G/S/vP 4/1.250 10/.200 2/.000 ··· ··· 3/.000 7/.786 2/.000 3/.333 1/.000 2/.000 6/1.000 2/.000 174/153 .199/.236/.323/.559 .738/.533 .741 14/.702 4/1 4/1
2.Hall G/S/vP 17/.568 2/1.000 3/.333 ··· 7/.453 ··· 1/3.000 1/.000 7/.429 1/.000 ··· 13/.808 23/.570 221/144 .198/.262/.332/.594 .662/.557 .466 18/.667 1/0 5/4
7.Hardy G/S/vP 7/.143 10/.700 5/.800 1/.000 5/1.300 1/5.000 ··· ··· 7/.476 ··· 2/1.000 7/1.029 18/.749 397/314 .229/.301/.371/.672 .514/.708 .625 79/.741 0/1 11/6
9.Iribarren* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/2 .000/.000/.000/.000 .000/.000 .000 1/.000 0/0 0/0
18.Kendall G/S/vP 23/.447 9/1.015 4/.000 ··· 6/.167 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 4/1.250 2/1.000 2/2.000 20/.717 15/.855 360/291 .228/.313/.269/.582 .563/.587 .559 80/.527 2/1 0/5
3.Lopez# G/S/vP 6/.833 13/.558 8/.250 ··· 9/.000 1/2.000 3/.000 3/.333 11/.573 2/.000 3/.666 26/.511 23/.820 439/340 .299/.358/.405/.763 .706/.780 .652 93/.760 6/4 6/10
14.McGehee G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 6/.750 ··· 1/3.000 1/.000 2/.500 ··· ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 204/145 .323/.373/.538/.910 .953/.892 .942 51/.793 0/0 9/7
11.Rivera G/S/vP 3/.667 ··· ··· ··· 2/.500 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 5/.400 2/1.500 67/50 .207/.299/.276/.574 .435/.622 .565 16/.250 1/0 0/0
IP 14.0 143.2 47.2 14.0 124.2 10.0 77.0 37.0 53.0 42.2 63.2 57.0 140.0 TOTAL .257/.337/.422/.760 .767/.757 .752 .761 36/22 119/70
ERA-K/9 4.50/3.9 3.82/8.8 2.83/14.0 3.86/8.4 2.89/8.9 3.60/9.0 4.44/7.0 4.62/5.4 3.06/4.8 2.32/8.9 1.98/5.5 4.11/6.6 3.47/6.8 3.60/7.5

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 63/.216 597/.237 187/.146 56/.250 516/.201 40/.161 295/.244 161/.231 209/.215 176/.214 265/.261 254/.282 575/.240 .233
OPS .747 .675 .436 .772 .599 .624 .671 .693 .650 .611 .654 .830 .694 .678
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 30/.464 324/.699 92/.369 22/.588 105/.481 14/.154 136/.655 62/.640 79/.598 53/.335 114/.646 112/.931 115/.371 .661
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 33/.982 273/.646 95/.498 34/.886 411/.630 26/.873 159/.684 99/.727 130/.680 123/.731 151/.661 142/.748 460/.775 .688
Home 38/1.045 282/.714 91/.201 20/.800 274/.570 6/1.833 143/.664 80/.694 114/.512 89/.615 129/.715 149/.719 281/.698
Last 28d days 63/.747 108/.804 33/.517 26/.317 128/.531 13/.167 104/.758 47/.569 49/.543 33/.468 49/.850 76/.977 135/.676
HR/SB/CS 1/3/0 10/5/7 1/3/1 3/0/1 5/5/4 1/0/0 7/8/0 4/1/1 4/5/1 3/3/0 3/5/2 6/7/2 17/5/2 80/60/27
Usage ····X··· ··X····X ·····oX· ··X····· ·X····X· o··o·Xo· X····X·· ·X··Xo·· X·oo·Xo· ··o·X··X o·o·o·X· ·X····X· ···X····
Dodgers Batters (5.03 RS/G) vs. Brewers Pitchers (5.00 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 41.Looper
G/S/vB
47.Burns
G/S/vB
60.Coffey
G/S/vB
45.DiFelice
G/S/vB
49.Gallardo
G/S/vB
51.Hoffman
G/S/vB
26.Parra*
G/S/vB
52.Smith
G/S/vB
57.Stetter*
G/S/vB
43.Swindle*
G/S/vB
50.Vargas
G/S/vB
12.Villanueva
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
12.Ausmus G/S/vP 16/.126 ··· 5/.600 ··· 2/2.500 8/.250 7/1.071 1/.000 1/no AB ··· 16/.696 4/.750 76/63 .328/.384/.433/.816 1.084/.761 .710 16/1.390 1/0 1/0
23.Blake G/S/vP 5/.000 2/1.000 2/.000 2/.000 3/.333 ··· 7/1.714 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 2/2.000 404/309 .286/.361/.471/.833 1.061/.766 .790 93/.753 2/4 12/8
14.Castro G/S/vP 5/.400 ··· ··· ··· ··· 6/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 86/69 .333/.376/.410/.787 .915/.753 .675 9/.667 0/0 1/2
16.Ethier* G/S/vP 6/1.667 3/1.666 3/1.167 1/.000 3/.666 8/.661 4/.250 ··· 2/.000 ··· 11/.909 6/1.166 451/325 .272/.361/.508/.869 .627/.965 1.042 104/1.038 5/3 22/3
15.Furcal# G/S/vP 25/.317 3/1.666 10/.844 ··· 3/.667 11/.697 4/.500 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 34/.808 1/.000 440/337 .266/.334/.365/.699 .729/.690 .687 110/.814 6/4 5/14
13.Hudson# G/S/vP 7/.286 2/.000 3/.666 ··· 8/.572 6/.800 9/.730 2/2.500 2/2.500 1/.000 10/.522 4/.833 464/347 .292/.359/.431/.791 .925/.746 .852 94/.851 6/0 7/5
27.Kemp G/S/vP 2/.000 2/1.000 1/.000 1/.000 3/.000 4/.500 10/.900 1/3.000 1/no AB ··· 4/.750 5/2.400 436/334 .317/.381/.494/.874 1.105/.806 .812 95/.975 22/4 15/2
7.Loney* G/S/vP 6/1.500 2/.000 3/1.167 2/.500 3/1.334 6/1.000 9/.666 ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 4/1.000 445/342 .293/.360/.409/.768 .873/.736 .659 93/.889 6/2 7/3
5.Loretta G/S/vP 17/.732 ··· 2/1.000 ··· 4/.500 8/.858 5/.200 ··· ··· ··· 16/.746 7/.000 144/111 .230/.326/.278/.604 .727/.569 .419 30/.489 0/0 0/0
55.Martin G/S/vP 7/.714 2/.000 6/.500 ··· ··· 14/1.049 6/.167 ··· ··· ··· 10/.967 6/2.233 396/301 .263/.369/.324/.693 .709/.688 .676 81/.781 8/6 3/5
9.Pierre* G/S/vP 13/.481 1/.000 4/.000 ··· ··· 13/.546 8/.929 ··· 2/.000 ··· 20/1.300 8/.661 317/227 .313/.369/.394/.763 .857/.728 .657 33/.372 23/9 0/1
99.Ramirez G/S/vP 4/1.250 3/.666 2/.000 3/1.000 3/2.500 2/.000 7/.715 ··· ··· ··· ··· 4/.250 225/186 .306/.431/.579/1.010 .869/1.041 1.075 93/.878 0/0 12/1
IP 125.1 35.2 55.1 41.0 140.1 32.0 96.2 31.1 35.2 6.2 12.1 52.2 TOTAL .278/.353/.414/.767 .812/.753 .752 .813 79/33 87/57
ERA-K/9 5.03/5.0 6.06/6.6 2.28/8.0 2.41/8.6 3.59/9.9 1.97/7.0 6.33/7.6 3.73/6.3 3.28/9.8 16.20/10.7 2.92/7.3 5.98/7.5 4.74/7.0

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 552/.278 164/.318 219/.255 162/.200 565/.206 130/.226 456/.298 127/.221 147/.165 28/.320 51/.222 235/.273 .264
OPS .837 .940 .674 .608 .661 .550 .839 .794 .586 1.033 .647 .801 .794
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 263/.920 78/.973 92/.878 48/.922 298/.625 66/.730 105/.774 60/.919 85/.487 14/1.095 24/1.132 129/.778 .828
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 289/.761 86/.911 127/.528 114/.481 267/.699 64/.374 351/.857 67/.688 62/.727 14/.973 27/.264 106/.830 .766
Road 242/.908 86/1.043 113/.617 80/.635 253/.674 49/.581 254/.898 39/.726 69/.709 21/1.143 23/.791 121/.590
Last 28d days 131/.920 73/1.034 53/.588 34/.765 106/.699 40/.738 143/.702 47/1.026 35/.826 13/.891 48/.690 67/1.141
HR/SB/CS 26/4/3 8/0/0 3/2/1 5/1/0 15/13/2 0/1/0 10/6/2 8/0/0 4/1/1 2/0/0 1/1/0 8/3/0 141/57/17
Usage ····X··· ···X···· ··X··oX· X··o···o X····X·· ·oX···XX ·X····X· X···o··· o·ooXX·· X···X··· ··XX···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.