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Game Preview: LAD @ CHC, 8:05pm, Tuesday, May 25, 2010 @Wrigley Field

Dodgers, 25-19, 25-192nd, 1 GB, ½ GB in WC

SP: Clayton Kershaw (22, LHP, 4-2, 3.23)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. CHC Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (4-2) 53.0 40 19 19 31 59 3 3.23
2009 (8-8) 171.0 119 55 53 91 185 7 2.79
2008 (5-5) 107.2 109 51 51 52 100 11 4.26
Last 7 GS 3-2 43.0 32 14 14 20 48 2 2.93 60
2010-05-20 SDP W 7.1 7 1 1 2 7 0 106 65
2010-05-15 @SDP W 7.0 3 1 1 2 7 0 110 72
2010-05-09 COL W 8.0 2 0 0 3 9 0 117 84
2010-05-04 MIL L 1.1 5 7 7 2 3 1 57 17
2010-04-29 PIT L 6.1 3 2 2 4 7 0 117 62
2010-04-24 @WSN ND 6.0 8 2 2 3 6 0 109 51
2010-04-18 SFG ND 7.0 4 1 1 4 9 1 114 70
Has never faced CHC as starter.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   15-8    Road:   10-11   ExtrInn: 2-2 
 vsRHP:  19-12   vsLHP:   6-7    1-Run:   6-4 
 vsEast:  2-7    vsCntrl: 8-7    vsWest: 13-4  IL: 2-1 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 44 Sun, May 23   DET  L   2-6       25-19  2nd  1.0 gb
 43 Sat, May 22   DET  W   6-4       25-18  1st    Tied
 42 Fri, May 21   DET  W   4-1       24-18  1st    Tied
 41 Thu, May 20   SDP  W   4-1       23-18  2nd  1.0 gb
 40 Wed, May 19   SDP  L   5-10      22-18  3rd  2.0 gb
 39 Tue, May 18   HOU  W   7-3       22-17  3rd  1.0 gb
 38 Mon, May 17   HOU  W   6-2       21-17  3rd  2.0 gb
 37 Sun, May 16  @SDP  W   1-0       20-17  3rd  2.0 gb
 36 Sat, May 15  @SDP  W   4-1       19-17  3rd  3.0 gb
 35 Fri, May 14  @SDP  W   4-3       18-17  3rd  4.0 gb
 Last 10: 8-2    Last 20:15-5    Last 30:18-12
Cubs, 21-24, 21-243rd, 5 GB, 5 GB in WC

SP: Ryan Dempster (33, RHP, 2-4, 3.73)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. LAD Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (2-4) 62.2 48 26 26 21 58 8 3.73
2009 (11-9) 200.0 196 94 81 65 172 22 3.65
2008 (17-6) 206.2 174 75 68 76 187 14 2.96
Last 7 GS 1-4 50.1 38 20 20 15 44 7 3.58 59
2010-05-20 @PHI ND 6.0 5 4 4 2 3 2 89 47
2010-05-15 PIT L 7.0 4 3 3 5 9 0 123 61
2010-05-09 @CIN L 7.0 6 5 5 3 7 1 113 49
2010-05-04 @PIT L 7.0 8 3 3 1 7 2 107 55
2010-04-28 WSN L 8.0 4 3 3 1 6 2 98 67
2010-04-23 @MIL W 7.2 7 1 1 1 4 0 111 64
2010-04-18 HOU ND 7.2 4 1 1 2 8 0 120 73
Last 5 v.LAD 3-0 33.0 23 6 5 13 19 1 1.36 62
2009-08-23 @LAD W 7.0 3 1 0 1 5 0 101 73
2009-05-30 LAD W 7.0 3 0 0 1 5 0 99 75
2008-06-05 @LAD ND 5.1 5 3 3 2 1 1 82 45
2008-05-26 LAD W 7.0 7 1 1 3 3 0 117 59
2003-04-24 LAD ND 6.2 5 1 1 6 5 0 114 59
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   11-10   Road:   10-14   ExtrInn: 3-1 
 vsRHP:  14-16   vsLHP:   7-8    1-Run:   7-10
 vsEast:  5-10   vsCntrl: 9-12   vsWest:  5-1  IL: 2-1 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 45 Sun, May 23  @TEX  W   5-4       21-24  3rd  5.0 gb
 44 Sat, May 22  @TEX  W   5-4 (10)  20-24  3rd  5.5 gb
 43 Fri, May 21  @TEX  L   1-2       19-24  3rd  6.0 gb
 42 Thu, May 20  @PHI  L   4-5       19-23  3rd  5.0 gb
 41 Wed, May 19  @PHI  W   4-1       19-22  3rd  4.5 gb
 40 Tue, May 18   COL  W   6-2       18-22  3rd  5.5 gb
 39 Mon, May 17   COL  W   4-2 (11)  17-22  3rd  5.5 gb
 38 Sun, May 16   PIT  W   4-3       16-22  4th  5.5 gb
 37 Sat, May 15   PIT  L   3-4       15-22  5th  6.0 gb
 36 Fri, May 14   PIT  L   6-10      15-21  5th  6.0 gb
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20: 9-11   Last 30:15-15
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sun, Aug 23, 2009 CHC  3 @LAD  1        W:Ryan Dempster (7-7), L: Chad Billingsley (12-7), S: Carlos Marmol (5)
Sat, Aug 22, 2009 LAD  2  CHC  0        W:Charlie Haeger (1-1), L: Ted Lilly (9-8), S: George Sherrill (21)
Fri, Aug 21, 2009 LAD  2  CHC  1        W:Randy Wolf (8-6), L: Randy Wells (9-6), S: Jonathan Broxton (27)
Thu, Aug 20, 2009 LAD  7  CHC  2        W:Ronald Belisario (2-3), L: Angel Guzman (2-3), S: none
Sun, May 31, 2009 LAD  8 @CHC  2        W:Eric Milton (2-0), L: Sean Marshall (3-4), S: none
Sat, May 30, 2009 CHC  7  LAD  0        W:Ryan Dempster (4-3), L: Eric Stults (4-2), S: none
Fri, May 29, 2009 CHC  2  LAD  1        W:Ted Lilly (6-4), L: Chad Billingsley (6-3), S: Kevin Gregg (8)
Thu, May 28, 2009 LAD  2 @CHC  1        W:Randy Wolf (3-1), L: Randy Wells (0-2), S: Ramon Troncoso (3)
Sun, Jun 08, 2008 CHC  3 @LAD  1        W:Jason Marquis (4-3), L: Brad Penny (5-8), S: Kerry Wood (18)
Sat, Jun 07, 2008 LAD  7  CHC  3        W:Derek Lowe (4-5), L: Carlos Zambrano (8-2), S: none
Season Series: 2010 -  0-0; 2009 - LAD won 5-3; 2008 - CHC won 5-2; All-Time - LAD leads 1017-1015

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 2010 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  5.59

CHC  4.51

HOU  3.00

RA/G

TBR  3.20

TEX  4.49

ARI  6.11

BA

J. Morneau  .383

  

C. Pena  .191

OBP

J. Morneau  .497

  

J. Lopez  .240

SLG

J. Morneau  .701

  

C. Figgins  .252

OPS

J. Morneau  1.199

  

J. Lopez  .503

ERA

U. Jimenez  .99

F. Hernandez  3.80

J. Beckett  7.29

K/9IP

B. Morrow  11.80

C. Wilson  6.75

N. Blackburn  2.50

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

Dodgers Batters (5.09 RS/G) vs. Cubs Pitchers (4.62 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 46.Dempster
G/S/vB
43.Grabow*
G/S/vB
62.Howry
G/S/vB
49.Marmol
G/S/vB
45.Marshall*
G/S/vB
40.Russell*
G/S/vB
52.Silva
G/S/vB
44.Stevens
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
9.Anderson* G/S/vP 3/1.667 1/.000 7/.929 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 31/.472 ··· 73/51 .159/.178/.246/.424 .287/.476 .503 34/.419 0/0 1/0
3.Belliard G/S/vP 26/.671 3/.333 6/1.100 7/.000 7/1.143 ··· 15/.357 ··· 67/41 .288/.358/.458/.816 .631/.939 .970 30/.700 0/1 1/3
23.Blake G/S/vP 3/.000 2/no AB 5/.400 1/2.000 ··· ··· 46/.802 ··· 164/124 .268/.352/.472/.824 .619/.888 .779 91/.734 0/1 6/8
14.Carroll G/S/vP 3/.000 5/.933 3/.000 6/1.417 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 126/93 .282/.381/.311/.692 .495/.759 .718 92/.725 2/0 0/3
33.DeWitt* G/S/vP 5/.600 ··· 2/.500 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 134/109 .286/.366/.403/.769 .755/.772 .619 73/.863 0/0 0/2
17.Ellis G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 20/14 .250/.316/.313/.628 .333/.785 .365 5/.400 0/0 0/1
21.Green G/S/vP 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 9/1 .125/.222/.125/.347 .393/.000 .000 9/.347 0/0 0/0
5.Johnson G/S/vP 3/.000 2/.500 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 75/33 .300/.315/.414/.729 .853/.573 .799 36/.678 1/1 0/0
27.Kemp G/S/vP 11/.573 4/1.250 9/1.555 2/.000 4/1.250 ··· 3/.000 ··· 200/151 .285/.350/.503/.853 .660/.917 .768 104/.772 6/8 9/3
7.Loney* G/S/vP 7/.286 4/.000 9/.533 3/.000 3/1.667 ··· ··· ··· 187/137 .295/.337/.434/.770 .663/.810 .708 98/.835 6/2 4/1
55.Martin G/S/vP 15/.733 4/.500 11/.728 5/.600 5/1.100 ··· 3/.000 ··· 174/136 .262/.358/.376/.734 .558/.784 .898 101/.683 2/1 4/4
30.Paul* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 52/50 .326/.367/.478/.846 1.500/.816 .545 45/.918 3/0 0/0
99.Ramirez G/S/vP 4/.750 3/.333 12/1.292 2/.000 ··· ··· 15/.400 ··· 100/86 .329/.440/.481/.921 .792/.942 .891 48/.664 0/1 2/0
IP 62.2 17.0 14.2 22.2 23.1 13.1 53.2 1.0 TOTAL .277/.347/.426/.773 .645/.818 .747 .756 28/16 38/34
ERA-K/9 3.73/8.3 8.47/7.4 10.43/3.7 1.59/17.4 1.93/11.6 2.70/8.1 3.52/5.2 0.00/0.0 4.23/8.0

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Ellis (6-0-1)
 Martin (21-9-2)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 253/.211 89/.347 70/.306 96/.165 90/.165 58/.245 222/.262 3/.000 .252  Paul
 Anderson
 Ramirez
 Kemp
 Johnson
7/0/7/2
11/0/5/1
22/0/0/0
0/44/0/0
24/1/10/0
OPS .661 .970 1.033 .540 .451 .715 .706 .000 .716
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 124/.810 35/.865 28/.950 45/.530 34/.531 20/.774 78/.520 1/.000 .747
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 129/.529 54/1.027 42/1.095 51/.548 56/.402 38/.682 144/.806 2/.000 .698
Home 114/.595 36/.759 33/1.097 57/.646 47/.371 23/1.030 131/.720 /
Last 28d days 142/.693 48/.950 37/1.032 54/.590 47/.243 32/.846 121/.885 3/.000
HR/SB/CS 8/3/2 2/4/0 6/0/0 1/3/0 0/0/0 3/1/0 7/2/2 0/0/0 42/31/10
Usage ····X··· ·X··Xo·X ·o······ ·XX··X·X ·Xo···oX ····o·X· ·X····X· ····o···
Cubs Batters (4.51 RS/G) vs. Dodgers Pitchers (4.80 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 22.Kershaw*
G/S/vB
54.Belisario
G/S/vB
51.Broxton
G/S/vB
48.Ely
G/S/vB
56.Kuo*
G/S/vB
37.Monasterios
G/S/vB
35.Ortiz
G/S/vB
52.Sherrill*
G/S/vB
38.Troncoso
G/S/vB
36.Weaver
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
28.Baker G/S/vP 9/1.556 2/.000 3/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 2/1.000 2/1.500 67/22 .226/.284/.387/.671 .939/.139 .937 22/.618 0/0 2/0
24.Byrd G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 4/1.750 ··· 4/.000 184/127 .310/.348/.526/.874 1.044/.798 .975 100/.845 3/0 7/1
13.Castro G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 66/48 .350/.409/.500/.909 .944/.896 .812 66/.909 1/0 2/5
21.Colvin* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 74/58 .313/.370/.609/.979 .695/1.057 .814 31/.804 1/0 4/0
17.Fontenot* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 4/1.500 105/99 .309/.352/.402/.754 .833/.749 .721 53/.847 1/1 1/4
1.Fukudome* G/S/vP ··· ··· 3/1.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 2/.500 3/3.500 146/133 .303/.400/.533/.933 .853/.941 .862 80/.888 3/1 6/0
55.Hill# G/S/vP ··· 2/3.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 8/1.000 42/34 .205/.225/.256/.481 .286/.524 .788 21/.190 0/0 0/0
25.Lee G/S/vP ··· ··· 9/.958 ··· 3/.666 ··· 5/.600 1/.000 3/2.000 14/.357 198/143 .218/.323/.341/.664 .481/.736 .670 108/.618 1/1 5/1
22.Nady G/S/vP ··· ··· 5/.650 ··· 7/2.357 ··· 10/.844 2/1.000 ··· 16/.321 73/28 .238/.329/.333/.662 .633/.701 .674 38/.706 0/0 1/0
16.Ramirez G/S/vP ··· ··· 6/1.633 ··· 3/.666 ··· 1/no AB ··· 1/.000 19/.439 173/125 .160/.225/.269/.495 .470/.504 .677 85/.472 0/0 4/6
12.Soriano G/S/vP ··· 1/3.000 5/1.000 ··· ··· ··· 13/.847 2/no AB 1/.000 10/1.100 157/107 .326/.389/.638/1.027 1.253/.923 1.127 84/1.167 2/0 9/4
18.Soto G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/1.334 2/2.000 2/no AB 136/87 .264/.426/.415/.842 .829/.850 .817 74/.690 0/0 4/0
2.Theriot G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 4/.000 ··· 3/.666 ··· 1/.000 2/1.000 2/.000 4/.250 192/134 .304/.332/.337/.669 .588/.703 .670 97/.585 8/1 0/4
IP 53.0 14.1 18.2 31.2 9.1 23.2 30.0 14.2 21.1 11.2 TOTAL .264/.334/.413/.747 .762/.741 .787 .730 20/4 45/39
ERA-K/9 3.23/10.0 6.28/6.9 1.45/14.0 3.41/7.9 1.93/8.7 1.90/4.9 6.30/6.3 7.36/6.1 5.06/5.5 3.09/6.2 4.32/7.8

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Hill (5-2-1)
 Soto (26-8-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 227/.209 63/.222 73/.225 127/.240 36/.094 100/.233 135/.287 79/.310 93/.256 47/.195 .251  Soriano
 Byrd
 Fukudome
 Nady
 Colvin
 Baker
39/0/0/2
0/44/0/2
0/0/38/1
1/0/14/1
23/5/10/1
0/0/1/0
OPS .653 .656 .500 .567 .292 .665 .867 .965 .771 .578 .715
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 64/.694 22/.742 42/.452 52/.525 11/.091 51/.629 68/1.159 32/.624 35/.863 15/.667 .762
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 163/.636 41/.608 31/.566 75/.597 25/.374 49/.701 67/.582 47/1.220 58/.703 32/.536 .682
Road 77/.745 30/.774 27/.422 52/.675 19/.513 38/.433 58/.844 34/1.041 48/.480 21/.563
Last 28d days 121/.558 52/.632 48/.590 127/.567 30/.137 55/.634 81/.887 36/.941 42/.999 23/.356
HR/SB/CS 3/2/3 1/0/0 0/3/1 0/2/0 0/0/0 2/2/1 5/2/1 1/0/0 4/1/0 1/2/0 33/27/9
Usage ····X··· ·X·oo·o· ··Xoo··· ··X····X ··X···o· ·····X·· ·····X·· ·o···X·o ··X··ooX ·oo··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.