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Game Preview: LAD @ NYM, 7:10pm, Thursday, July 9, 2009 @Citi Field

Dodgers, 53-31, 1st, 7 up

SP: Randy Wolf (32, LHP, 3-3, 3.49)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. NYM Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (3-3) 108.1 94 45 42 31 82 15 3.49
2008 (12-12) 190.1 191 100 91 71 162 21 4.30
2007 (9-6) 102.2 110 55 54 39 94 10 4.73
Last 7 GS 0-2 38.2 37 20 20 11 25 7 4.66 50
2009-07-04 @SDP ND 6.0 4 1 1 0 8 0 100 68
2009-06-29 COL ND 6.0 4 2 2 1 4 1 96 59
2009-06-24 @CHW L 3.1 7 5 5 2 1 3 87 25
2009-06-18 OAK ND 6.0 5 1 1 4 3 0 87 57
2009-06-13 @TEX ND 5.0 2 0 0 1 4 0 67 66
2009-06-07 PHI L 6.1 8 6 6 1 4 2 101 36
2009-06-02 ARI ND 6.0 7 5 5 2 1 1 75 37
Last 5 v.NYM 3-0 31.2 35 10 10 10 18 2 2.84 53
2009-05-18 NYM ND 7.2 6 2 2 2 2 0 96 59
2008-08-24 @NYM ND 6.0 7 4 4 3 4 2 101 43
2008-08-03 NYM W 5.0 6 0 0 3 7 0 92 59
2008-06-06 NYM W 7.0 7 1 1 2 2 0 101 59
2007-06-11 NYM W 6.0 9 3 3 0 3 0 96 45
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   28-13   Road:   25-18   ExtrInn: 8-2 
 vsRHP:  36-21   vsLHP:  17-10   1-Run:  18-9 
 vsEast: 11-6    vsCntrl: 3-4    vsWest: 30-12 IL: 9-9 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 84 Wed, Jul  8  @NYM  L   4-5       53-31  1st  7.0 up
 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
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:17-13
Mets, 40-43, 4th, 4½ GB, 5½ GB in WC

SP: Livan Hernandez (34, RHP, 5-4, 4.56)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. LAD Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (5-4) 96.2 110 50 49 34 51 12 4.56
2008 (13-11) 180.0 257 129 121 43 67 25 6.05
2007 (11-11) 204.1 247 116 112 79 90 34 4.93
Last 7 GS 1-3 42.0 47 24 23 20 20 5 4.93 45
2009-07-03 @PHI L 3.0 10 7 7 4 2 1 81 9
2009-06-28 NYY L 7.0 3 3 3 5 1 0 116 55
2009-06-23 STL L 7.0 8 3 2 3 3 0 108 51
2009-06-18 @BAL ND 7.0 8 2 2 1 4 1 100 56
2009-06-12 @NYY ND 5.1 7 6 6 1 1 3 103 30
2009-06-07 @WSN W 7.0 4 0 0 4 4 0 116 69
2009-06-01 @PIT ND 5.2 7 3 3 2 5 0 103 46
Last 5 v.LAD 2-1 31.0 34 12 11 13 15 2 3.19 51
2009-05-20 @LAD ND 7.0 7 1 1 1 2 0 93 60
2007-09-21 LAD W 6.0 10 3 3 1 1 0 104 40
2007-09-15 @LAD L 6.0 6 5 5 3 3 2 103 40
2007-08-04 @LAD W 6.0 5 2 1 2 4 0 103 58
2007-05-01 @LAD ND 6.0 6 1 1 6 5 0 121 55
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   23-18   Road:   17-25   ExtrInn: 4-5 
 vsRHP:  30-33   vsLHP:  10-10   1-Run:  15-12
 vsEast: 18-15   vsCntrl:12-11   vsWest:  5-7  IL: 5-10

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 83 Wed, Jul  8   LAD  W   5-4       40-43  4th  4.5 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
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 7-13   Last 30:11-19
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Tue, Jul 07, 2009 LAD  8 @NYM  0        W:Clayton Kershaw (6-5), L: Mike Pelfrey (6-4), S: none
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)
Season Series: 2009 - LAD leads 4-1; 2008 - NYM won 4-3; 2007 - Tied 5-5; All-Time - LAD leads 304-246

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  5.63

CHW  4.52

SDP  3.83

RA/G

SFG  3.65

TEX  4.62

WSN  5.57

BA

J. Mauer  .384

R. Church  .286

B. Giles  .191

OBP

A. Pujols  .462

J. Kubel  .360

D. Navarro  .244

SLG

A. Pujols  .735

M. Diaz  .474

N. Punto  .242

OPS

A. Pujols  1.197

A. Rowand  .824

B. Giles  .548

ERA

Z. Greinke  2.00

B. Bannister  3.87

B. Arroyo  5.85

K/9IP

J. Verlander  11.01

D. Davis  6.75

J. Garland  3.46

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

Dodgers Batters (4.88 RS/G) vs. Mets Pitchers (4.66 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 61.Hernandez
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 31/.807 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 12/.900 5/.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· 8/.125 4/1.000 311/233 .289/.360/.496/.856 1.055/.790 .851 98/.792 2/1 12/7
14.Castro G/S/vP 3/.000 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 ··· ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 22/22 .200/.273/.350/.623 /.623 .747 1/5.000 0/0 1/0
16.Ethier* G/S/vP 18/1.021 1/2.000 3/.000 1/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· 3/.666 1/no AB 347/248 .251/.343/.475/.818 .685/.872 .651 96/.687 4/3 16/3
15.Furcal# G/S/vP 78/.977 20/.718 8/.750 2/.000 2/no AB 3/.333 1/2.000 2/.000 1/.000 330/247 .251/.324/.336/.660 .710/.643 .666 98/.743 5/4 3/9
13.Hudson# G/S/vP 20/.361 4/1.667 2/.000 3/1.167 ··· 2/.500 1/.000 6/.750 2/.000 370/268 .289/.357/.418/.775 .878/.738 .730 93/.605 6/0 5/4
27.Kemp G/S/vP 2/1.000 2/1.500 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 2/.500 341/254 .307/.372/.474/.846 1.113/.760 .890 93/.823 19/4 10/2
7.Loney* G/S/vP 12/.781 1/.000 2/1.000 ··· 2/3.000 ··· ··· 3/.000 3/.666 352/262 .278/.344/.392/.736 .838/.700 .857 91/.758 6/1 6/3
5.Loretta G/S/vP 33/.727 27/1.099 4/1.500 1/.000 4/.500 ··· ··· 2/.000 1/no AB 114/89 .242/.342/.293/.635 .750/.604 .799 34/.584 0/0 0/0
55.Martin G/S/vP 21/.405 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 1/no AB ··· ··· 2/.000 3/1.167 315/230 .252/.368/.301/.669 .716/.652 .668 88/.676 8/4 1/2
9.Pierre* G/S/vP 98/.629 14/.572 11/.182 2/.500 2/.000 4/1.417 1/.000 1/.000 3/2.167 284/201 .329/.387/.420/.807 .926/.760 .899 97/.705 23/8 0/0
99.Ramirez G/S/vP 8/1.875 1/.000 ··· 5/.800 ··· ··· ··· 10/1.000 1/no AB 132/108 .340/.477/.631/1.108 1.132/1.103 1.031 12/.879 0/0 8/1
IP 96.2 10.0 33.2 38.0 12.0 29.2 33.0 40.2 35.0 TOTAL .273/.350/.404/.754 .828/.729 .763 .716 74/26 65/43
ERA-K/9 4.56/4.7 2.70/3.6 2.67/8.0 4.97/7.3 3.75/5.2 2.73/5.2 4.64/7.9 1.77/9.1 4.11/4.4 4.29/6.5

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 414/.299 41/.182 130/.192 165/.252 54/.255 130/.255 149/.326 168/.174 154/.288 .261
OPS .826 .689 .599 .756 .692 .688 .820 .526 .764 .743
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 225/.802 24/.780 78/.522 77/.919 20/.513 81/.493 61/.837 88/.459 68/.952 .764
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 189/.853 17/.569 52/.720 88/.624 34/.805 49/1.019 88/.809 80/.602 86/.621 .723
Home 160/.734 27/.786 66/.485 75/.921 30/.704 48/.417 77/.883 89/.521 63/.639
Last 28d days 132/.922 41/.689 34/.767 54/.677 35/.544 123/.713 41/1.047 51/.705 62/.975
HR/SB/CS 12/6/3 2/0/0 5/0/0 4/1/0 0/1/1 2/1/0 2/0/2 2/5/1 3/1/0 76/37/18
Usage ·····X·· ·X···XX· o···o·X· oo····Xo ·o··oXo· ····X··· X··X·o·· X·····Xo ·X··o·X·
Mets Batters (4.34 RS/G) vs. Dodgers Pitchers (3.79 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 21.Wolf*
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 53/.975 1/no AB 1/.000 ··· ··· 12/.584 1/.000 22/.666 283/194 .275/.372/.326/.698 .715/.690 .824 81/.726 10/3 0/6
19.Church* G/S/vP ··· ··· 3/2.667 ··· 1/.000 4/1.750 2/1.000 3/.333 247/196 .286/.339/.384/.723 .449/.790 .603 94/.731 6/2 2/1
3.Cora* G/S/vP 5/1.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.500 ··· 4/.833 200/146 .259/.354/.325/.679 .873/.601 .582 108/.578 7/2 0/3
6.Evans G/S/vP 5/.400 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 40/31 .289/.325/.474/.799 1.292/.659 1.212 40/.799 0/0 1/1
26.Martinez* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 100/79 .176/.242/.275/.517 .358/.559 .418 59/.426 2/0 1/0
28.Murphy* G/S/vP 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/no AB 1/.000 1/.000 255/221 .241/.310/.353/.662 .722/.652 .673 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 22/.332 0/1 0/1
11.Reyes# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· 14/12 .077/.143/.077/.220 .000/.258 .250 14/.220 1/0 0/0
9.Santos G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 158/119 .262/.297/.414/.711 .756/.695 .719 48/.655 0/0 4/2
23.Schneider* G/S/vP 11/.697 ··· 3/.667 ··· ··· 8/.125 ··· 6/.900 88/80 .233/.333/.411/.744 .143/.798 .740 48/.854 0/0 2/0
10.Sheffield G/S/vP 36/.831 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/2.000 8/1.357 ··· 7/.310 221/151 .282/.389/.489/.879 .839/.897 .941 75/.960 2/1 10/1
17.Tatis G/S/vP 32/.367 ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 1/.000 4/.250 1/.000 ··· 187/115 .248/.319/.376/.695 .670/.709 .732 64/.609 3/1 3/1
5.Wright G/S/vP 29/.770 1/.000 6/.500 ··· ··· 10/.311 2/2.000 13/.862 357/282 .322/.412/.466/.878 1.111/.815 .827 108/.662 20/8 5/12
IP 108.1 48.1 39.2 18.1 25.1 39.1 54.0 1.0 TOTAL .269/.345/.391/.736 .803/.715 .741 .654 79/22 50/63
ERA-K/9 3.49/6.8 2.42/8.6 2.72/14.7 2.95/7.9 5.33/5.7 3.66/5.3 1.83/5.3 0.00/0.0 3.53/7.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 440/.235 206/.209 154/.132 70/.148 114/.247 160/.234 216/.242 3/.000 .230
OPS .699 .575 .418 .569 .746 .684 .609 .000 .674
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 89/.354 87/.722 82/.334 39/.671 52/.706 63/.617 95/.608 1/.000 .657
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 351/.787 119/.472 72/.514 31/.444 62/.781 97/.724 121/.610 2/.000 .685
Road 210/.675 110/.621 81/.641 28/.345 55/.789 70/.814 106/.508 3/.000
Last 28d days 107/.723 54/.610 41/.650 26/.374 25/.655 47/.371 55/.669 3/.000
HR/SB/CS 15/4/2 2/6/1 1/3/0 1/0/1 3/1/1 3/4/1 2/3/2 0/0/0 64/47/24
Usage ····X··· ···X·o·o o··ooo·· ·o······ Xo·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.