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Game Preview: PIT @ LAD, 10:10pm, Saturday, May 1, 2010 @Dodger Stadium

Pirates, 10-13, 10-134th, 5 GB, 3½ GB in WC

SP: Zach Duke (27, LHP, 2-2, 6.11)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. LAD Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (2-2) 28.0 33 20 19 14 12 4 6.11
2009 (11-16) 213.0 231 101 96 49 106 23 4.06
2008 (5-14) 185.0 230 111 99 47 87 19 4.82
Last 7 GS 3-3 41.2 43 26 25 20 20 5 5.40 45
2010-04-26 @MIL L 4.0 9 8 8 4 4 0 97 12
2010-04-21 MIL L 5.0 7 7 6 4 3 3 95 26
2010-04-16 CIN ND 7.0 6 1 1 3 2 0 90 60
2010-04-10 @ARI W 7.0 4 2 2 2 2 1 99 61
2010-04-05 LAD W 5.0 7 2 2 1 1 0 79 45
2009-10-03 @CIN L 5.0 6 5 5 5 2 1 87 32
2009-09-28 LAD W 8.2 4 1 1 1 6 0 103 77
Last 5 v.LAD 2-0 32.0 34 14 13 5 16 0 3.66 51
2010-04-05 LAD W 5.0 7 2 2 1 1 0 79 45
2009-09-28 LAD W 8.2 4 1 1 1 6 0 103 77
2009-09-15 @LAD ND 7.1 4 2 2 0 7 0 104 69
2008-09-17 LAD ND 5.0 11 5 5 1 2 0 96 26
2008-04-14 @LAD ND 6.0 8 4 3 2 0 0 94 40
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    5-4    Road:    5-9    ExtrInn: 2-0 
 vsRHP:   6-9    vsLHP:   4-4    1-Run:   5-1 
 vsEast:  0-0    vsCntrl: 5-7    vsWest:  5-6  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 23 Fri, Apr 30  @LAD  L   2-6       10-13  4th  5.0 gb
 22 Thu, Apr 29  @LAD  W   2-0       10-12  3rd  5.0 gb
 21 Wed, Apr 28  @MIL  W   6-5 (14)   9-12  4th  5.0 gb
 20 Tue, Apr 27  @MIL  W   7-3        8-12  6th  5.0 gb
 19 Mon, Apr 26  @MIL  L   3-17       7-12  6th  5.0 gb
 18 Sun, Apr 25  @HOU  L   3-10       7-11  6th  4.0 gb
 17 Sat, Apr 24  @HOU  L   2-5        7-10  4th  3.0 gb
 16 Fri, Apr 23  @HOU  L   3-4        7-9   3rd  3.0 gb
 15 Thu, Apr 22   MIL  L   0-20       7-8   3rd  3.0 gb
 14 Wed, Apr 21   MIL  L   0-8        7-7   2nd  2.5 gb
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 8-12   Last 30:10-13
Dodgers, 9-14, 9-145th, 6 GB, 4½ GB in WC

SP: Carlos Monasterios (24, RHP, 1-0, 1.69)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. PIT Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (1-0) 10.2 10 2 2 3 6 1 1.69
Last 7 GS
Has never faced PIT as starter.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    5-3    Road:    4-11   ExtrInn: 2-2 
 vsRHP:   7-9    vsLHP:   2-5    1-Run:   3-4 
 vsEast:  2-7    vsCntrl: 3-5    vsWest:  4-2  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 23 Fri, Apr 30   PIT  W   6-2        9-14  5th  6.0 gb
 22 Thu, Apr 29   PIT  L   0-2        8-14  5th  6.0 gb
 21 Wed, Apr 28  @NYM  L   3-7        8-13  5th  5.0 gb
 20 Tue, Apr 27  @NYM  L   5-10       8-12  5th  4.0 gb
 19 Tue, Apr 27  @NYM  L   0-4        8-11  5th  4.0 gb
 18 Sun, Apr 25  @WSN  L   0-1        8-10  4th  3.0 gb
 17 Sat, Apr 24  @WSN  W   4-3 (13)   8-9   4th  3.0 gb
 16 Fri, Apr 23  @WSN  L   1-5        7-9   4th  3.0 gb
 15 Thu, Apr 22  @CIN  L   5-8        7-8   4th  2.0 gb
 14 Wed, Apr 21  @CIN  W  14-6        7-7   3rd  1.5 gb
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 8-12   Last 30: 9-14
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Fri, Apr 30, 2010 LAD  6  PIT  2        W:Chad Billingsley (2-1), L: Charlie Morton (0-5), S: none
Thu, Apr 29, 2010 PIT  2 @LAD  0        W:Brian Burres (1-1), L: Clayton Kershaw (1-1), S: Evan Meek (1)
Thu, Apr 08, 2010 LAD 10 @PIT  2        W:Chad Billingsley (1-0), L: Paul Maholm (0-1), S: none
Wed, Apr 07, 2010 PIT  4  LAD  3 (10)   W:Brendan Donnelly (1-0), L: Ramon Ortiz (0-1), S: none
Mon, Apr 05, 2010 PIT 11  LAD  5        W:Zach Duke (1-0), L: Vicente Padilla (0-1), S: none

Mon, Sep 28, 2009 PIT 11  LAD  1        W:Zach Duke (11-15), L: Hiroki Kuroda (8-7), S: none
Sun, Sep 27, 2009 PIT  6  LAD  5        W:Matt Capps (4-8), L: Jonathan Broxton (7-2), S: none
Sat, Sep 26, 2009 LAD  8 @PIT  4        W:George Sherrill (1-1), L: Denny Bautista (1-1), S: none
Fri, Sep 25, 2009 PIT  3  LAD  1        W:Donald Veal (1-0), L: Jon Garland (11-12), S: Matt Capps (26)
Wed, Sep 16, 2009 LAD  3  PIT  1        W:Hiroki Kuroda (7-6), L: Kevin Hart (4-7), S: Jonathan Broxton (35)
Season Series: 2010 - PIT leads 3-2; 2009 - LAD won 4-3; 2008 - LAD won 5-2; All-Time - LAD leads 1108-984

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

TBR  6.26

STL  4.57

HOU  3.18

RA/G

SFG  2.95

PHI  4.50

PIT  7.00

BA

  

  

  

OBP

  

  

  

SLG

  

  

  

OPS

  

  

  

ERA

M. Pelfrey  .69

B. Myers  3.82

R. Porcello  8.03

K/9IP

J. Sanchez  12.22

J. Garland  6.43

M. Talbot  2.40

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

Pirates Batters (3.57 RS/G) vs. Dodgers Pitchers (5.61 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 68.Monasterios
G/S/vB
51.Broxton
G/S/vB
37.Haeger
G/S/vB
56.Kuo*
G/S/vB
73.Link
G/S/vB
31.McDonald
G/S/vB
52.Sherrill*
G/S/vB
67.Troncoso
G/S/vB
47.Wade
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
13.Cedeno G/S/vP ··· 4/.000 ··· 3/.333 ··· 3/.000 5/.600 2/1.000 1/.000 79/57 .208/.228/.325/.553 .455/.591 .437 79/.553 4/0 2/1
19.Church* G/S/vP 1/2.000 3/2.667 ··· 4/1.750 ··· 3/.000 3/1.000 2/1.000 1/.000 38/32 .278/.316/.417/.732 .667/.746 .670 38/.732 0/0 0/0
6.Clement* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 73/48 .188/.254/.359/.613 .680/.569 .759 73/.613 0/0 3/1
2.Crosby G/S/vP 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 4/.250 1/5.000 1/.000 36/22 .241/.389/.345/.734 .377/.955 .714 36/.734 0/0 1/4
41.Doumit# G/S/vP 2/.000 7/.286 ··· 2/.000 ··· 4/.500 4/2.250 2/1.000 ··· 83/54 .324/.398/.514/.911 .810/.966 .902 83/.911 1/0 3/0
3.Iwamura* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· 8/.250 2/.000 ··· 96/68 .217/.313/.325/.638 .424/.722 .781 96/.638 2/0 2/3
35.Jaramillo# G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 17/10 .235/.235/.471/.706 .714/.700 .700 17/.706 0/0 1/0
46.Jones* G/S/vP 1/.000 2/.500 ··· 1/.000 ··· 3/.333 6/.167 2/.000 ··· 102/66 .207/.353/.378/.731 .628/.791 .624 102/.731 2/0 4/3
15.LaRoche G/S/vP 1/.000 2/1.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 3/3.333 3/.333 2/.000 1/.000 65/41 .333/.415/.456/.872 1.026/.787 .933 65/.872 0/0 2/2
22.McCutchen G/S/vP 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 3/.666 3/1.667 3/.666 ··· 105/73 .299/.352/.443/.796 .940/.732 .791 105/.796 10/2 3/2
85.Milledge G/S/vP 1/.000 6/.334 1/no AB 3/.000 ··· 3/.666 1/.000 4/.833 ··· 90/62 .229/.281/.289/.570 .697/.513 .524 90/.570 1/1 0/0
51.Pearce G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· / /// / / / /
58.Raynor G/S/vP ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 11/4 .200/.273/.200/.473 .286/.833 .400 11/.473 0/0 0/0
5.Vazquez* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 2/1.000 ··· ··· / /// / / / /
24.Young# G/S/vP 1/3.000 3/.666 1/.000 1/no AB ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· 42/34 .184/.262/.342/.604 .375/.661 .454 42/.604 0/0 0/2
IP 10.2 8.2 19.1 1.2 2.1 8.1 13.0 TOTAL .236/.312/.365/.677 .652/.689 .676 .677 20/3 21/23
ERA-K/9 1.69/5.0 0.00/14.5 7.45/9.3 10.80/10.6 7.71/3.9 /0.0 6.48/5.4 3.46/4.8 /0.0 4.84/7.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Doumit (22-2-1)
 Jaramillo (0-0-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 45/.256 31/.133 97/.269 9/.250 13/.400 / 46/.273 54/.208 / .261  McCutchen
 Jones
 Church
 Young
 Milledge
 Raynor
0/23/0/2
0/0/19/2
4/0/5/1
0/0/1/1
20/0/0/1
0/1/2/0
OPS .703 .328 .857 .708 .938 .960 .588 .771
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 23/.764 16/.125 36/.989 4/.250 5/1.467 / 17/.371 19/.708 / .817
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 22/.641 15/.552 61/.775 5/1.000 8/.661 / 29/1.336 35/.514 / .740
Home 13/1.278 18/.111 27/1.006 3/.000 / / 16/.733 13/.930 /
Last 28d days 45/.703 31/.328 97/.857 9/.708 13/.938 / 46/.960 54/.588 /
HR/SB/CS 1/0/0 0/3/0 3/3/0 0/0/0 0/1/1 // 1/0/0 1/0/0 // 21/16/3
Usage ···X··X· oo····X· ···X···X ·o····o· ···X···· o··X··o· ·o·X·Xo·
Dodgers Batters (5.09 RS/G) vs. Pirates Pitchers (7.00 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS Duke*
G/S/vB
45.Ascanio
G/S/vB
53.Donnelly
G/S/vB
29.Dotel
G/S/vB
52.Hanrahan
G/S/vB
48.Lopez*
G/S/vB
47.Meek
G/S/vB
Penn
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
12.Ausmus G/S/vP 20/.628 2/1.000 ··· 1/.000 2/1.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 4/ .250/.250/.500/.750 .750/ 4/.750 0/0 0/0
3.Belliard G/S/vP 10/.000 2/.000 4/.500 5/.000 1/2.000 1/3.000 1/.000 3/2.334 43/29 .289/.349/.500/.849 .571/.990 .482 43/.849 0/0 1/3
23.Blake G/S/vP 11/.673 1/no AB 8/.310 12/.917 1/2.000 3/.000 3/.000 2/1.000 85/64 .276/.333/.500/.833 .627/.893 .705 85/.833 0/1 3/3
14.Carroll G/S/vP 6/1.100 ··· 2/1.000 7/1.834 ··· 2/1.000 1/.000 1/.000 44/29 .229/.386/.257/.644 .421/.766 .618 44/.644 1/0 0/2
33.DeWitt* G/S/vP 5/1.200 1/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 2/2.000 ··· 68/56 .263/.382/.298/.681 .871/.636 .733 68/.681 0/0 0/2
9.Ellis G/S/vP 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 15/12 .273/.357/.364/.721 .667/.739 1.350 15/.721 0/0 0/1
16.Ethier* G/S/vP 21/.802 1/.000 2/2.500 2/no AB 4/.000 2/.000 1/2.000 ··· 86/62 .329/.407/.592/.999 .798/1.076 1.202 86/.999 0/0 6/0
15.Furcal# G/S/vP 21/.348 ··· 5/.933 9/.444 1/no AB 1/.000 2/.500 3/1.167 91/73 .309/.378/.420/.798 .389/.907 .771 91/.798 8/1 0/3
60.Hu G/S/vP 1/no AB 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· / /// / / / /
5.Johnson G/S/vP 19/.892 ··· 4/1.167 4/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/no AB 1/2.000 41/20 .282/.300/.436/.736 .876/.600 .200 41/.736 1/1 0/0
27.Kemp G/S/vP 18/.945 1/2.000 ··· 5/.000 5/.000 2/1.000 3/1.000 2/1.500 108/80 .278/.333/.546/.880 .437/1.046 1.039 108/.880 3/5 7/1
7.Loney* G/S/vP 8/.500 ··· 1/no AB 1/.000 2/.000 3/1.334 3/.000 2/1.000 101/72 .309/.337/.402/.739 .562/.810 1.133 101/.739 4/1 1/0
55.Martin G/S/vP 18/1.382 1/no AB 4/.250 2/.500 2/.000 1/.000 2/2.500 ··· 85/65 .268/.369/.380/.749 .535/.817 .464 85/.749 1/0 2/4
75.Paul* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 15/13 .200/.200/.333/.533 1.500/.385 .500 15/.533 1/0 0/0
99.Ramirez G/S/vP 9/.555 ··· 13/.763 8/.000 2/1.000 1/no AB ··· 3/.666 52/45 .415/.500/.659/1.159 1.171/1.156 1.556 52/1.159 0/0 2/0
IP 28.0 9.0 9.1 6.1 10.0 15.0 2.1 TOTAL .272/.343/.424/.767 .590/.832 .803 .767 19/9 23/22
ERA-K/9 6.11/3.9 /0.0 7.00/8.0 10.61/11.6 9.95/14.3 2.70/3.6 0.60/9.0 30.86/0.0 6.71/6.8

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Ausmus (0-0-0)
 Ellis (6-0-1)
 Martin (10-3-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 130/.297 / 43/.258 49/.357 30/.240 41/.242 59/.200 16/.615 .292  Paul
 Ethier
 Ramirez
 Kemp
 Johnson
3/0/1/2
0/0/18/1
11/0/0/0
0/23/0/0
10/1/4/0
OPS .896 .880 1.146 .887 .760 .472 1.534 .884
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 23/.872 / 16/.771 22/1.767 11/1.455 18/.850 24/.661 7/1.690 1.006
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 107/.902 / 27/.949 27/.699 19/.516 23/.698 35/.348 9/1.413 .824
Road 51/.834 / 23/1.184 23/1.235 16/.188 20/.671 36/.456 9/.889
Last 28d days 130/.896 / 43/.880 49/1.146 30/.887 41/.760 59/.472 16/1.534
HR/SB/CS 4/4/0 // 2/1/0 3/0/0 1/1/0 1/0/1 0/1/0 0/0/0 33/22/2
Usage ····X··· ···oX·o· ··X·X··· ··ooo··· X··o·oo· ·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.