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Game Preview: PIT @ LAD, 10:10pm, Monday, September 14, 2009 @Dodger Stadium

Pirates, 55-86, 6th, 27½ GB, 25½ GB in WC

SP: Daniel McCutchen (26, RHP, 0-1, 4.85)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. LAD Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (0-1) 13.0 14 7 7 4 10 3 4.85
Last 7 GS 0-1 13.0 14 7 7 4 10 3 4.85 50
2009-09-07 CHC L 7.0 9 4 4 2 5 2 103 46
2009-08-31 @CIN ND 6.0 5 3 3 2 5 1 102 53
Has never faced LAD.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   36-34   Road:   19-52   ExtrInn: 2-7 
 vsRHP:  39-64   vsLHP:  16-22   1-Run:  11-20
 vsEast: 18-16   vsCntrl:21-46   vsWest:  8-17 IL: 8-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
141 Sun, Sep 13  @HOU  W   2-1       55-86  6th 27.5 gb
140 Sat, Sep 12  @HOU  L   2-4       54-86  6th 28.5 gb
139 Fri, Sep 11  @HOU  L   1-9       54-85  6th 28.5 gb
138 Wed, Sep  9   CHC  L   5-8       54-84  6th 28.5 gb
137 Tue, Sep  8   CHC  L   4-9       54-83  6th 27.5 gb
136 Mon, Sep  7   CHC  L   2-4       54-82  6th 26.5 gb
135 Sun, Sep  6   STL  W   6-5       54-81  6th 25.5 gb
134 Sat, Sep  5   STL  L   1-2 (10)  53-81  6th 26.5 gb
133 Fri, Sep  4   STL  L   7-14      53-80  6th 25.5 gb
132 Wed, Sep  2  @CIN  L   3-5       53-79  6th 25.0 gb
 Last 10: 2-8    Last 20: 4-16   Last 30:10-20
Dodgers, 85-59, 1st, 3 up

SP: Jon Garland (29, RHP, 9-11, 4.23)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. PIT Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (9-11) 180.2 199 95 85 56 93 22 4.23
2008 (14-8) 196.2 237 116 107 59 90 23 4.90
2007 (10-13) 208.1 219 114 98 57 98 19 4.23
Last 7 GS 3-1 43.1 51 22 20 11 34 8 4.15 50
2009-09-09 @ARI ND 6.0 6 3 3 3 4 2 89 49
2009-09-03 ARI W 7.0 5 2 2 1 6 1 97 64
2009-08-29 HOU W 7.0 5 0 0 1 5 0 106 71
2009-08-23 @HOU W 6.0 10 4 4 1 4 2 107 39
2009-08-18 @PHI L 5.1 11 5 5 2 3 2 89 27
2009-08-12 NYM ND 6.0 6 3 2 2 7 0 107 55
2009-08-07 @WSN ND 6.0 8 5 4 1 5 1 111 42
Last 5 v.PIT 0-1 6.0 11 4 4 0 4 0 6.00 38
2007-06-15 @PIT L 6.0 11 4 4 0 4 0 96 38
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   43-29   Road:   42-30   ExtrInn:11-9 
 vsRHP:  61-44   vsLHP:  24-15   1-Run:  26-19
 vsEast: 16-12   vsCntrl:18-16   vsWest: 42-22 IL: 9-9 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
144 Sun, Sep 13  @SFG  L   2-7       85-59  1st  3.0 up
143 Sat, Sep 12  @SFG  W   9-1       85-58  1st  3.0 up
142 Fri, Sep 11  @SFG  W  10-3       84-58  1st  2.0 up
141 Wed, Sep  9  @ARI  L   3-4       83-58  1st  2.5 up
140 Tue, Sep  8  @ARI  W   5-4       83-57  1st  3.5 up
139 Mon, Sep  7  @ARI  W   7-2       82-57  1st  3.5 up
138 Sun, Sep  6   SDP  L   3-4       81-57  1st  3.5 up
137 Sat, Sep  5   SDP  W   7-4       81-56  1st  4.5 up
136 Fri, Sep  4   SDP  L   0-2       80-56  1st  4.5 up
135 Thu, Sep  3   ARI  W   4-2       80-55  1st  5.5 up
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:16-14
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Thu, Sep 18, 2008 LAD  4 @PIT  3 (12)   W:Scott Proctor (2-0), L: Craig Hansen (2-7), S: Jonathan Broxton (14)
Wed, Sep 17, 2008 PIT 15  LAD  8        W:John Grabow (6-3), L: Scott Elbert (0-1), S: none
Tue, Sep 16, 2008 LAD  6 @PIT  2        W:Derek Lowe (14-11), L: Jeff Karstens (2-6), S: none
Mon, Sep 15, 2008 LAD  8 @PIT  2        W:Hiroki Kuroda (9-10), L: Ross Ohlendorf (1-3), S: none
Wed, Apr 16, 2008 LAD  8  PIT  1        W:Brad Penny (2-2), L: Paul Maholm (0-2), S: none
Tue, Apr 15, 2008 LAD 11  PIT  2        W:Esteban Loaiza (1-2), L: Matt Morris (0-2), S: none
Mon, Apr 14, 2008 PIT  6 @LAD  4        W:Tyler Yates (2-0), L: Takashi Saito (1-1), S: Matt Capps (4)
Mon, Jun 04, 2007 LAD  6 @PIT  5        W:Derek Lowe (6-5), L: Paul Maholm (2-8), S: Jonathan Broxton (1)
Sun, Jun 03, 2007 LAD  5 @PIT  4        W:Chad Billingsley (4-0), L: Salomon Torres (0-2), S: Joe Beimel (1)
Sat, Jun 02, 2007 PIT  3  LAD  1        W:Ian Snell (5-4), L: Hong-Chih Kuo (0-1), S: Matt Capps (1)
Season Series: 2009 -  0-0; 2008 - LAD won 5-2; 2007 - LAD won 5-2; All-Time - LAD leads 1102-978

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  5.71

OAK  4.59

SDP  3.87

RA/G

LAD  3.73

NYY  4.71

WSN  5.49

BA

J. Mauer  .363

H. Pence  .290

A. Miles  .178

OBP

A. Pujols  .447

Y. Molina  .363

A. Miles  .219

SLG

A. Pujols  .689

I. Stewart  .481

A. Miles  .237

OPS

A. Pujols  1.136

B. McCann  .835

A. Miles  .456

ERA

C. Carpenter  2.16

Z. Duke  4.02

L. Hernandez  5.30

K/9IP

T. Lincecum  10.47

R. Oswalt  6.89

J. Lannan  3.64

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

Pirates Batters (4.02 RS/G) vs. Dodgers Pitchers (3.76 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 21.Garland
G/S/vB
54.Belisario
G/S/vB
58.Billingsley
G/S/vB
51.Broxton
G/S/vB
57.Elbert*
G/S/vB
37.Haeger
G/S/vB
22.Kershaw*
G/S/vB
56.Kuo*
G/S/vB
18.Kuroda
G/S/vB
31.McDonald
G/S/vB
44.Padilla
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
10.Bixler G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/.000 35/31 .212/.257/.364/.621 1.750/.494 .669 9/.833 0/0 0/2
13.Cedeno G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 3/.333 7/.762 1/.000 ··· 3/1.000 1/2.000 3/.666 4/2.000 332/245 .215/.264/.354/.618 .517/.656 .575 67/.898 5/2 10/9
36.Cruz G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.500 36/15 .194/.278/.194/.471 .452/.497 .583 22/.431 0/0 0/0
23.Diaz G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 119/65 .295/.314/.375/.689 .548/.809 .747 / 0/1 1/2
41.Doumit# G/S/vP ··· ··· 5/1.467 6/.334 1/5.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 6/.533 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· 9/.708 6/.334 238/172 .234/.273/.401/.674 .595/.705 .602 77/.701 3/0 9/3
35.Jaramillo# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 206/177 .255/.317/.372/.689 .475/.724 .619 22/.604 1/0 3/4
46.Jones* G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.500 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 273/190 .304/.366/.603/.970 .728/1.080 .972 105/.982 9/2 19/0
15.LaRoche G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 2/.500 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 9/.722 518/389 .246/.326/.373/.698 .880/.638 .681 84/.668 3/1 9/14
22.McCutchen G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 397/303 .271/.348/.459/.806 1.015/.744 .740 110/.757 16/4 11/2
85.Milledge G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 3/.000 3/.000 ··· ··· 4/.833 2/.000 ··· ··· 3/.000 ··· 2/.500 ··· 8/.250 175/139 .288/.335/.375/.710 .869/.670 .684 89/.909 4/4 2/0
44.Moss* G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.500 ··· 1/3.000 ··· ··· ··· 3/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 357/303 .244/.305/.384/.689 .721/.684 .617 49/.786 0/3 7/2
51.Pearce G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 6/1.166 144/99 .227/.313/.391/.703 1.001/.574 .563 60/.647 1/0 3/2
5.Vazquez* G/S/vP 5/1.200 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 10/.775 2/1.000 ··· 14/1.121 3/.000 207/172 .246/.353/.297/.650 .753/.629 .562 31/.644 1/0 1/2
19.Walker# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 16/14 .200/.250/.200/.450 .000/.516 .000 16/.450 0/0 0/1
48.Young# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/1.000 339/220 .269/.330/.382/.712 .642/.750 .696 94/.541 2/0 6/5
IP 180.2 63.1 182.2 67.2 17.0 18.1 159.0 23.2 101.1 55.1 130.1 60.1 77.1 75.0 190.0 TOTAL .254/.320/.392/.712 .698/.716 .663 .732 76/29 113/70
ERA-K/9 4.23/4.6 1.99/8.0 3.99/8.1 2.53/13.6 5.29/9.0 3.44/6.9 2.89/9.5 2.66/11.0 4.00/6.3 4.07/7.3 4.42/5.2 1.79/7.8 2.56/5.9 3.84/7.1 3.22/6.9 3.43/7.6

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 780/.282 261/.190 746/.245 269/.168 70/.266 72/.190 654/.202 100/.209 415/.238 243/.256 564/.277 251/.218 327/.268 326/.268 764/.228 .232
OPS .782 .547 .695 .496 .819 .679 .596 .643 .651 .723 .755 .621 .668 .789 .652 .671
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 395/.761 107/.690 394/.710 131/.420 31/.695 26/.613 142/.494 37/.511 202/.661 98/.651 313/.831 79/.332 146/.689 144/.903 166/.398 .662
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 385/.804 154/.452 352/.678 138/.568 39/.915 46/.711 512/.626 63/.715 213/.642 145/.768 251/.664 172/.755 181/.652 182/.699 598/.722 .677
Home 370/.806 118/.498 378/.700 139/.274 34/.886 59/.511 340/.559 36/.802 195/.685 130/.729 285/.825 130/.629 156/.734 189/.670 385/.661
Last 28d days 135/.849 43/.411 125/.829 59/.462 9/.730 72/.679 92/.598 41/.608 50/.498 52/.826 89/.629 47/.636 36/.653 49/.756 100/.469
HR/SB/CS 22/8/2 3/6/1 13/6/9 4/7/1 4/1/1 4/3/0 7/6/7 2/1/0 9/9/0 5/3/2 13/3/5 4/4/0 3/5/2 7/7/2 20/7/4 110/80/36
Usage ····X··· oo··X·oo X····X·· ·····XX· o······· o······· ········ ·o···o·X ··X····X ·o···X·· ·X····X· ····o·Xo o·X·X··· X······X ········
Dodgers Batters (4.79 RS/G) vs. Pirates Pitchers (4.77 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 62.McCutchen
G/S/vB
54.Bautista
G/S/vB
34.Bootcheck
G/S/vB
55.Capps
G/S/vB
43.Chavez
G/S/vB
57.Duke*
G/S/vB
32.Dumatrait*
G/S/vB
52.Hanrahan
G/S/vB
25.Hart
G/S/vB
58.Jackson
G/S/vB
27.Karstens
G/S/vB
28.Maholm*
G/S/vB
37.Morton
G/S/vB
49.Ohlendorf
G/S/vB
50.Vasquez
G/S/vB
56.Veal*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
12.Ausmus G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 3/.666 1/no AB 18/.702 3/.000 2/1.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 8/1.025 3/.666 4/1.750 ··· ··· 99/71 .284/.330/.364/.693 .730/.679 .550 15/.154 1/0 1/0
3.Belliard G/S/vP ··· 5/.650 ··· 4/1.500 1/.000 10/.000 3/3.000 1/2.000 2/1.000 ··· 1/.000 17/1.198 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 245/175 .254/.299/.399/.698 .753/.677 .747 70/.850 2/0 7/5
23.Blake G/S/vP ··· 11/.282 1/3.000 ··· 2/1.000 6/.167 ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 3/3.000 6/.167 ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 527/405 .278/.361/.468/.829 .999/.780 .814 73/.824 3/4 17/9
14.Castro G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 3/1.334 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 108/87 .293/.330/.364/.694 .736/.683 .575 7/.429 0/0 1/3
49.Ellis G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 4/3 .000/.000/.000/.000 .000/.000 .000 0/ 0/0 0/0
16.Ethier* G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 1/.000 2/.000 1/.000 12/1.045 1/no AB 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 3/.666 7/.762 ··· ··· ··· ··· 611/448 .282/.365/.523/.888 .614/.990 .997 102/.886 6/4 28/4
15.Furcal# G/S/vP ··· 1/no AB ··· 3/.000 ··· 15/.498 4/.250 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 10/1.389 ··· ··· ··· ··· 606/471 .257/.322/.354/.676 .744/.657 .640 113/.605 6/5 7/18
13.Hudson# G/S/vP ··· 3/no AB ··· 3/.000 ··· 11/.855 3/.000 3/.000 1/no AB ··· 4/.000 9/.661 3/1.334 ··· ··· ··· 582/443 .287/.355/.415/.770 .887/.734 .808 80/.622 8/1 9/7
27.Kemp G/S/vP ··· 3/1.000 1/.000 3/.666 1/2.000 9/1.334 3/.000 3/.000 2/4.000 ··· ··· 6/1.467 ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 589/457 .305/.362/.502/.864 1.130/.788 .791 101/.828 32/7 23/2
7.Loney* G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 1/.000 3/.666 2/.000 3/.666 1/.000 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· 3/.333 6/.000 ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· 581/457 .283/.356/.407/.763 .845/.742 .635 94/.924 7/3 12/6
5.Loretta G/S/vP ··· 3/.667 1/no AB 1/.000 2/.500 6/.367 3/.666 3/.333 1/.000 ··· ··· 10/.900 3/.666 3/.666 ··· ··· 188/137 .223/.309/.259/.568 .665/.533 .409 23/.451 1/0 0/0
55.Martin G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 1/2.000 4/.250 1/no AB 12/1.417 4/1.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 3/.833 10/.875 ··· 2/.500 ··· ··· 527/417 .258/.358/.329/.687 .787/.661 .708 85/.717 10/6 6/7
26.Mientkiewicz* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 10/10 .333/.400/.444/.844 /.844 1.750 5/.650 0/0 0/0
9.Pierre* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 1/.000 2/.000 1/.000 17/.352 3/1.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 3/.666 12/.788 ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· 384/279 .314/.375/.390/.765 .864/.729 .657 49/.670 26/11 0/1
99.Ramirez G/S/vP ··· 2/2.000 4/1.750 ··· 1/2.000 3/.666 ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 6/.833 4/.250 ··· 4/2.500 ··· ··· 371/301 .307/.426/.562/.988 .855/1.020 .939 97/.925 0/1 18/3
17.Repko G/S/vP ··· 2/1.000 ··· 2/1.000 ··· 7/1.286 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/.333 ··· ··· ··· ··· 0/ /// / 0/ 0/0 0/0
25.Thome* G/S/vP ··· 4/.250 1/.000 3/.000 ··· ··· 3/1.667 ··· 1/no AB ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· 5/.400 3/1.666 ··· 420/318 .250/.371/.491/.863 .767/.894 .913 44/.695 0/0 23/
IP 13.0 8.2 11.0 48.1 59.1 186.0 5.0 60.0 66.2 33.0 95.0 181.2 74.0 169.2 38.0 12.0 TOTAL .273/.347/.413/.760 .803/.748 .733 .738 101/44 128/79
ERA-K/9 4.85/6.9 5.19/10.3 12.27/8.2 5.96/7.5 4.10/6.5 4.02/4.3 10.80/5.4 5.10/10.3 4.86/5.4 3.82/3.8 5.12/4.5 4.51/5.7 5.35/5.7 4.03/5.5 6.16/5.7 4.50/8.2 4.65/5.9

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 57/.269 35/.258 53/.279 219/.327 252/.268 782/.291 27/.318 284/.296 304/.296 148/.258 414/.271 749/.291 328/.295 699/.257 176/.327 61/.209 .277
OPS .783 .681 .826 .912 .782 .770 1.180 .813 .872 .714 .822 .775 .814 .765 .959 .798 .793
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 23/.488 15/.486 17/.512 111/1.006 117/.674 178/.776 10/1.200 134/.829 146/.930 71/.624 198/.814 147/.474 166/1.016 360/.824 78/1.024 19/.504 .804
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 34/.997 20/.839 36/.917 108/.810 135/.875 604/.769 17/1.137 150/.799 158/.816 77/.795 216/.828 602/.847 162/.601 339/.701 98/.906 42/.912 .786
Road 25/.628 11/.573 39/.869 72/1.100 125/.912 383/.831 4/1.250 95/.838 94/.832 68/.542 223/.855 371/.852 180/.930 327/.861 58/1.241 24/1.069
Last 28d days 57/.783 35/.681 26/.497 36/.694 46/.967 99/1.070 27/1.180 54/.657 132/.945 23/.732 14/.690 109/.777 103/.782 130/.628 17/.886 8/.500
HR/SB/CS 3/1/0 1/0/1 1/2/0 9/6/0 9/3/0 22/6/7 2/0/0 3/6/3 10/13/1 2/4/0 12/9/2 14/14/6 7/8/3 25/11/7 5/0/0 2/0/0 140/96/36
Usage ······X· ····o·X· ········ o···o··· ·oo····X ·····X·· ·····X·· ·oX····X ····X··· ······o· ····X··· X······X ··X····· ·X······ ·····X·· ··X··o··

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.