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Game Preview: LAD @ NYM, 7:10pm, Wednesday, July 8, 2009 @Citi Field

Dodgers, 53-30, 1st, 7 up

SP: Hiroki Kuroda (34, RHP, 3-4, 3.91)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. NYM Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (3-4) 48.1 40 22 21 9 37 5 3.91
2008 (9-10) 183.1 181 85 76 42 116 13 3.73
Last 7 GS 2-4 42.2 36 21 20 8 35 5 4.22 54
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
2009-06-06 PHI ND 6.0 2 0 0 3 5 0 94 70
2009-06-01 ARI L 5.0 3 2 2 3 6 0 86 56
Last 5 v.NYM 0-1 6.0 15 10 8 5 1 3 12.00 24
2008-06-01 @NYM L 2.2 7 6 6 2 0 2 66 18
2008-05-06 NYM ND 3.1 8 4 2 3 1 1 80 30
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   28-13   Road:   25-17   ExtrInn: 8-2 
 vsRHP:  36-21   vsLHP:  17-9    1-Run:  18-8 
 vsEast: 11-5    vsCntrl: 3-4    vsWest: 30-12 IL: 9-9 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 83 Tue, Jul  7  @NYM  W   8-0       53-30  1st  7.0 up
 82 Sun, Jul  5  @SDP  W   7-6 (13)  52-30  1st  7.5 up
 81 Sat, Jul  4  @SDP  L   4-7       51-30  1st  6.5 up
 80 Fri, Jul  3  @SDP  W   6-3       51-29  1st  7.5 up
 79 Wed, Jul  1   COL  W   1-0       50-29  1st  7.0 up
 78 Tue, Jun 30   COL  L   0-3       49-29  1st  6.0 up
 77 Mon, Jun 29   COL  W   4-2 (13)  49-28  1st  7.0 up
 76 Sun, Jun 28   SEA  L   2-4       48-28  1st  7.0 up
 75 Sat, Jun 27   SEA  L   1-5       48-27  1st  8.0 up
 74 Fri, Jun 26   SEA  W   8-2       48-26  1st  8.0 up
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:18-12
Mets, 39-43, 4th, 4½ GB, 6½ GB in WC

SP: Oliver Perez (27, LHP, 1-2, 9.97)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. LAD Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (1-2) 21.2 28 24 24 21 20 3 9.97
2008 (10-7) 194.0 167 100 91 105 180 24 4.22
2007 (15-10) 177.0 153 90 70 79 174 22 3.56
Last 7 GS 1-2 31.1 38 31 31 29 32 4 8.90 36
2009-05-02 @PHI ND 2.1 5 4 4 6 2 0 77 27
2009-04-26 WSN L 4.1 9 7 7 3 3 2 92 17
2009-04-21 @STL ND 4.2 6 4 4 5 4 0 92 35
2009-04-15 SDP W 6.0 3 1 1 2 4 0 90 64
2009-04-09 @CIN L 4.1 5 8 8 5 7 1 100 23
2008-09-28 FLA ND 5.1 4 2 2 3 6 0 85 55
2008-09-24 CHC ND 4.1 6 5 5 5 6 1 105 32
Last 5 v.LAD 2-3 28.2 30 19 19 22 24 6 5.97 44
2008-05-05 @LAD L 6.0 6 5 5 2 3 3 95 41
2007-08-24 LAD W 7.0 3 0 0 5 6 0 119 72
2007-07-20 @LAD W 7.1 6 1 1 3 8 1 113 67
2006-06-23 @LAD L 3.2 6 7 7 7 3 1 96 17
2006-04-13 LAD L 4.2 9 6 6 5 4 1 106 21
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   22-18   Road:   17-25   ExtrInn: 4-5 
 vsRHP:  29-33   vsLHP:  10-10   1-Run:  14-12
 vsEast: 18-15   vsCntrl:12-11   vsWest:  4-7  IL: 5-10

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 82 Tue, Jul  7   LAD  L   0-8       39-43  4th  4.5 gb
 81 Sun, Jul  5  @PHI  L   0-2       39-42  3rd  4.0 gb
 80 Sat, Jul  4  @PHI  L   1-4       39-41  3rd  3.0 gb
 79 Fri, Jul  3  @PHI  L   2-7       39-40  3rd  2.0 gb
 78 Thu, Jul  2  @PIT  W   9-8 (10)  39-39  3rd  1.0 gb
 77 Wed, Jul  1  @MIL  W   1-0       38-39  3rd  2.0 gb
 76 Tue, Jun 30  @MIL  L   3-6       37-39  3rd  3.0 gb
 75 Mon, Jun 29  @MIL  L   6-10      37-38  3rd  3.0 gb
 74 Sun, Jun 28   NYY  L   2-4       37-37  2nd  2.5 gb
 73 Sat, Jun 27   NYY  L   0-5       37-36  2nd  1.5 gb
 Last 10: 2-8    Last 20: 6-14   Last 30:11-19
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Wed, May 20, 2009 LAD  2  NYM  1        W:Brent Leach (1-0), L: J.J. Putz (1-3), S: Jonathan Broxton (11)
Tue, May 19, 2009 LAD  5  NYM  3        W:Chad Billingsley (6-1), L: John Maine (3-3), S: Jonathan Broxton (10)
Mon, May 18, 2009 LAD  3  NYM  2 (11)   W:Ramon Troncoso (1-0), L: Brian Stokes (1-2), S: none

Sun, Jun 01, 2008 NYM  6  LAD  1        W:Johan Santana (7-3), L: Hiroki Kuroda (2-5), S: none
Sat, May 31, 2008 NYM  3  LAD  2        W:Duaner Sanchez (2-0), L: Jonathan Broxton (2-2), S: Billy Wagner (11)
Fri, May 30, 2008 LAD  9 @NYM  5        W:Chan Ho Park (2-1), L: Aaron Heilman (0-2), S: none
Thu, May 29, 2008 NYM  8  LAD  4        W:Claudio Vargas (2-2), L: Brad Penny (5-6), S: none
Wed, May 07, 2008 NYM 12 @LAD  1        W:John Maine (4-2), L: Brad Penny (5-3), S: none
Tue, May 06, 2008 LAD  5  NYM  4        W:Hong-Chih Kuo (2-1), L: Nelson Figueroa (2-2), S: Takashi Saito (5)
Mon, May 05, 2008 LAD  5  NYM  1        W:Chad Billingsley (2-4), L: Oliver Perez (2-3), S: none
Season Series: 2009 - LAD leads 4-0; 2008 - NYM won 4-3; 2007 - Tied 5-5; All-Time - LAD leads 304-245

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  5.57

CHW  4.45

SDP  3.84

RA/G

SFG  3.70

TEX  4.62

WSN  5.58

BA

J. Mauer  .389

K. Morales  .285

B. Giles  .191

OBP

J. Mauer  .465

A. Cabrera  .361

D. Navarro  .244

SLG

A. Pujols  .739

M. Kemp  .474

N. Punto  .244

OPS

A. Pujols  1.200

R. Cano  .825

B. Giles  .548

ERA

Z. Greinke  2.00

B. Bannister  3.87

B. Arroyo  5.85

K/9IP

J. Verlander  10.70

C. Sabathia  6.75

J. Garland  3.46

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Dodgers Batters (4.89 RS/G) vs. Mets Pitchers (4.67 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS
G/S/vB
64.Dessens
G/S/vB
25.Feliciano*
G/S/vB
50.Green
G/S/vB
48.Misch*
G/S/vB
38.Nieve
G/S/vB
39.Parnell
G/S/vB
75.Rodriguez
G/S/vB
43.Stokes
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
12.Ausmus G/S/vP 7/.486 23/.266 5/1.400 1/no AB 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 60/51 .283/.345/.321/.666 .944/.615 .820 18/.732 1/0 0/0
23.Blake G/S/vP ··· 4/.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· 8/.125 3/1.167 306/228 .289/.363/.500/.863 1.055/.797 .863 97/.808 2/1 12/6
14.Castro G/S/vP 19/.433 6/.334 2/1.000 5/1.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 77/62 .333/.382/.420/.802 1.043/.741 .807 21/.650 0/0 1/1
33.DeWitt* G/S/vP 2/2.500 ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 21/21 .158/.238/.158/.396 /.396 .397 1/ 0/0 1/0
16.Ethier* G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 3/.000 1/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· 3/.666 ··· 342/243 .250/.339/.476/.816 .685/.869 .643 95/.664 4/3 16/3
15.Furcal# G/S/vP 27/.734 19/.684 8/.750 1/.000 2/no AB 3/.333 1/2.000 2/.000 1/.000 324/241 .254/.324/.340/.664 .710/.649 .675 95/.761 5/4 3/9
13.Hudson# G/S/vP 6/.583 3/3.000 2/.000 2/2.000 ··· 2/.500 1/.000 6/.750 1/.000 364/262 .288/.355/.416/.770 .878/.730 .718 91/.545 6/0 5/4
27.Kemp G/S/vP 11/1.031 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 1/.000 336/249 .305/.369/.474/.843 1.113/.753 .884 91/.780 19/4 10/2
7.Loney* G/S/vP 9/.347 ··· 2/1.000 ··· 2/3.000 ··· ··· 3/.000 2/.000 347/257 .280/.346/.395/.741 .838/.706 .871 90/.790 6/1 6/3
5.Loretta G/S/vP 11/1.402 27/1.099 4/1.500 1/.000 3/.666 ··· ··· 2/.000 1/no AB 113/89 .245/.345/.296/.641 .785/.604 .814 33/.603 0/0 0/0
55.Martin G/S/vP 12/1.083 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 1/no AB ··· ··· 2/.000 2/1.000 310/225 .248/.365/.298/.662 .716/.642 .655 87/.634 8/4 1/2
9.Pierre* G/S/vP 23/.622 14/.572 11/.182 1/no AB 2/.000 4/1.417 1/.000 1/.000 2/.500 282/199 .328/.386/.411/.797 .926/.747 .881 99/.666 23/8 0/0
99.Ramirez G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 5/.800 ··· ··· ··· 10/1.000 1/no AB 128/104 .333/.477/.636/1.113 1.132/1.109 1.033 8/.821 0/0 7/1
IP 21.2 10.0 33.1 37.0 12.0 29.2 31.1 39.2 35.0 TOTAL .272/.349/.403/.752 .829/.725 .759 .696 73/26 64/43
ERA-K/9 9.97/8.3 2.70/3.6 2.70/8.1 4.86/7.5 3.75/5.2 2.73/5.2 4.88/7.5 1.59/9.1 4.11/4.4 4.26/6.5

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 115/.315 32/.154 130/.192 162/.257 53/.261 130/.255 149/.326 168/.174 147/.279 .260
OPS .948 .697 .599 .771 .706 .688 .820 .526 .726 .740
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 29/.596 19/.768 78/.522 74/.961 20/.513 81/.493 61/.837 88/.459 64/.888 .760
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 86/1.078 13/.594 52/.720 88/.624 33/.832 49/1.019 88/.809 80/.602 83/.606 .721
Home 49/.851 18/.840 66/.485 72/.962 29/.729 48/.417 77/.883 89/.521 56/.532
Last 28d days / 32/.697 37/.697 56/.689 34/.561 123/.713 46/1.082 57/.661 55/.892
HR/SB/CS 3/1/0 2/0/0 5/0/0 4/1/0 0/1/1 2/1/0 2/0/2 2/5/1 3/1/0 75/36/18
Usage X···XX·· ···o·X·· o····Xoo o··oXo·· ···X···· ··X·o··· ·····Xo· X··o·X·X
Mets Batters (4.33 RS/G) vs. Dodgers Pitchers (3.77 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 18.Kuroda
G/S/vB
54.Belisario
G/S/vB
51.Broxton
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
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
1.Castillo# G/S/vP 4/.500 1/no AB 1/.000 ··· ··· 11/.637 1/.000 22/.666 279/193 .276/.374/.328/.701 .716/.694 .835 83/.733 10/3 0/6
19.Church* G/S/vP 5/2.000 ··· 3/2.667 ··· ··· 4/1.750 2/1.000 3/.333 244/195 .290/.343/.389/.732 .470/.794 .622 97/.752 6/2 2/1
3.Cora* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· 4/.833 196/145 .259/.356/.327/.684 .886/.605 .586 110/.579 7/2 0/3
6.Evans G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 37/30 .278/.297/.472/.770 1.143/.682 1.200 37/.770 0/0 1/1
26.Martinez* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 100/79 .176/.242/.275/.517 .358/.559 .418 60/.453 2/0 1/0
28.Murphy* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/no AB 1/.000 ··· 254/220 .242/.311/.354/.665 .722/.656 .680 74/.594 1/1 5/7
18.Reed* G/S/vP ··· ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· 3/1.000 1/2.000 ··· 87/83 .280/.310/.341/.652 2.000/.585 .576 23/.408 0/1 0/1
11.Reyes# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· 13/12 .083/.154/.083/.237 .000/.258 .286 13/.237 1/0 0/0
9.Santos G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 155/118 .268/.303/.423/.726 .797/.701 .743 50/.753 0/0 4/2
23.Schneider* G/S/vP 4/1.750 ··· 3/.667 ··· ··· 8/.125 ··· 6/.900 88/80 .233/.333/.411/.744 .143/.798 .740 49/.835 0/0 2/0
10.Sheffield G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 8/1.357 ··· 7/.310 218/150 .281/.390/.492/.882 .866/.889 .951 77/.934 2/1 10/1
17.Tatis G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 ··· 4/.250 1/.000 ··· 184/114 .253/.324/.383/.707 .690/.715 .755 67/.589 3/1 3/1
5.Wright G/S/vP 5/1.100 1/.000 6/.500 ··· ··· 9/.347 2/2.000 13/.862 353/281 .326/.414/.470/.884 1.137/.818 .839 110/.706 20/8 5/12
IP 48.1 48.1 39.2 17.2 25.1 38.0 53.0 1.0 TOTAL .270/.347/.394/.740 .815/.717 .749 .670 79/22 50/62
ERA-K/9 3.91/6.9 2.42/8.6 2.72/14.7 3.06/7.6 5.33/5.7 3.79/5.4 1.87/5.4 0.00/0.0 3.57/7.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 191/.223 206/.209 154/.132 70/.148 111/.244 157/.239 216/.242 / .231
OPS .624 .575 .418 .569 .748 .699 .609 .677
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 90/.593 87/.722 82/.334 39/.671 51/.721 61/.639 95/.608 / .660
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 101/.651 119/.472 72/.514 31/.444 60/.773 96/.732 121/.610 / .688
Road 98/.616 110/.621 81/.641 28/.345 52/.798 67/.856 106/.508 /
Last 28d days 128/.678 57/.599 41/.650 26/.374 22/.654 44/.397 58/.630 /
HR/SB/CS 5/5/0 2/6/1 1/3/0 1/0/1 3/1/1 3/4/1 2/3/2 // 64/47/24
Usage ····X··· ··oX··X· ··X·o·o· ··ooo··o o······· o·o·X··X ···Xo·o· 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.