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Game Preview: WSN @ LAD, 10:10pm, Friday, August 6, 2010 @Dodger Stadium

Nationals, 48-61, 48-61 5th, 14½ GB, 14 GB in WC

SP: John Lannan (25, LHP, 2-5, 5.63)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. LAD Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (2-5) 80.0 111 56 50 36 27 7 5.63
2009 (9-13) 206.1 210 100 89 68 89 22 3.88
2008 (9-15) 182.0 172 89 79 72 117 23 3.91
Last 7 GS 1-3 36.2 55 27 21 13 12 2 5.15 38
2010-08-01 PHI ND 5.0 7 2 2 1 3 0 96 47
2010-06-20 CHW L 4.0 11 5 5 0 1 0 69 21
2010-06-15 @DET L 4.1 10 7 6 4 1 1 104 14
2010-06-09 PIT ND 4.2 10 5 4 3 2 0 92 25
2010-06-02 @HOU L 6.1 8 5 2 2 2 1 99 43
2010-05-28 @SDP W 7.0 7 2 1 0 1 0 88 58
2010-05-23 BAL ND 5.1 2 1 1 3 2 0 88 59
Last 5 v.LAD 1-1 13.0 10 5 5 5 5 1 3.46 55
2008-08-28 LAD W 6.0 4 2 2 3 2 1 110 55
2008-07-25 @LAD L 7.0 6 3 3 2 3 0 101 54
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   29-23   Road:   19-38   ExtrInn: 1-7 
 vsRHP:  37-44   vsLHP:  11-17   1-Run:  16-19
 vsEast: 20-19   vsCntrl:11-14   vsWest: 12-15 IL: 5-13

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
109 Thu, Aug  5  @ARI  L   4-8       48-61  5th 14.5 gb
108 Wed, Aug  4  @ARI  W   7-2       48-60  5th 13.5 gb
107 Tue, Aug  3  @ARI  L   1-6       47-60  5th 13.5 gb
106 Mon, Aug  2  @ARI  W   3-1       47-59  5th 13.5 gb
105 Sun, Aug  1   PHI  L   4-6 (11)  46-59  5th 13.5 gb
104 Sat, Jul 31   PHI  W   7-5       46-58  5th 13.5 gb
103 Fri, Jul 30   PHI  W   8-1       45-58  5th 14.5 gb
102 Thu, Jul 29   ATL  W   5-3       44-58  5th 14.5 gb
101 Wed, Jul 28   ATL  L   1-3       43-58  5th 15.5 gb
100 Tue, Jul 27   ATL  W   3-0       43-57  5th 14.5 gb
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20: 9-11   Last 30:14-16
Dodgers, 56-53, 56-53 4th, 8 GB, 6 GB in WC

SP: Clayton Kershaw (22, LHP, 10-6, 2.94)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. WSN Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (10-6) 137.2 110 50 45 60 144 7 2.94
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 46.0 40 15 12 12 41 2 2.35 60
2010-08-01 @SFG L 7.0 6 2 2 4 6 0 117 59
2010-07-25 NYM W 8.0 7 0 0 1 3 0 112 70
2010-07-20 SFG ND 6.0 4 4 2 2 6 0 104 56
2010-07-15 @STL L 4.1 8 5 4 3 1 0 88 27
2010-07-08 CHC W 8.0 7 2 2 0 12 1 97 72
2010-07-03 @ARI W 5.2 4 0 0 2 8 0 105 67
2010-06-27 NYY ND 7.0 4 2 2 0 5 1 101 66
Last 5 v.WSN 2-1 19.1 21 8 8 10 18 2 3.72 51
2010-04-24 @WSN ND 6.0 8 2 2 3 6 0 109 51
2009-05-06 WSN W 5.0 4 1 1 3 5 0 99 57
2008-08-28 @WSN L 2.1 5 5 5 3 2 2 54 26
2008-07-27 WSN W 6.0 4 0 0 1 5 0 86 68
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   34-23   Road:   22-30   ExtrInn: 6-3 
 vsRHP:  41-33   vsLHP:  15-20   1-Run:  19-15
 vsEast:  8-12   vsCntrl:17-15   vsWest: 27-15 IL: 4-11

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
109 Thu, Aug  5   SDP  L   0-5       56-53  4th  8.0 gb
108 Wed, Aug  4   SDP  W   9-0       56-52  4th  7.0 gb
107 Tue, Aug  3   SDP  W   2-1       55-52  4th  8.0 gb
106 Mon, Aug  2   SDP  L   5-10      54-52  4th  9.0 gb
105 Sun, Aug  1  @SFG  L   0-2       54-51  4th  8.0 gb
104 Sat, Jul 31  @SFG  L   1-2       54-50  3rd  7.0 gb
103 Fri, Jul 30  @SFG  L   5-6       54-49  3rd  7.0 gb
102 Thu, Jul 29  @SDP  L   2-3       54-48  3rd  7.0 gb
101 Wed, Jul 28  @SDP  L   1-6       54-47  3rd  6.0 gb
100 Tue, Jul 27  @SDP  W   2-0       54-46  3rd  5.0 gb
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 7-13   Last 30:13-17
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sun, Apr 25, 2010 WSN  1  LAD  0        W:Scott Olsen (1-1), L: Chad Billingsley (1-1), S: Matt Capps (8)
Sat, Apr 24, 2010 LAD  4 @WSN  3 (13)   W:Carlos Monasterios (1-0), L: Miguel Batista (0-2), S: none
Fri, Apr 23, 2010 WSN  5  LAD  1        W:Luis Atilano (1-0), L: Charlie Haeger (0-2), S: none

Thu, Sep 24, 2009 LAD  7 @WSN  6        W:Ramon Troncoso (5-4), L: Ron Villone (4-6), S: Jonathan Broxton (36)
Wed, Sep 23, 2009 WSN  5  LAD  4        W:Saul Rivera (1-3), L: James McDonald (5-5), S: none
Tue, Sep 22, 2009 LAD 14 @WSN  2        W:Hiroki Kuroda (8-6), L: Livan Hernandez (8-12), S: none
Thu, May 07, 2009 WSN 11 @LAD  9        W:Ron Villone (1-0), L: Cory Wade (0-2), S: none
Wed, May 06, 2009 LAD 10  WSN  3        W:Clayton Kershaw (1-2), L: Daniel Cabrera (0-3), S: none
Thu, Aug 28, 2008 WSN 11  LAD  2        W:John Lannan (8-12), L: Clayton Kershaw (2-5), S: none
Wed, Aug 27, 2008 WSN  5  LAD  4        W:Tim Redding (9-8), L: Greg Maddux (6-11), S: Joel Hanrahan (6)
Season Series: 2010 - WSN over 2-1; 2009 - LAD won 3-2; 2008 - Tied 3-3; All-Time - LAD leads 245-181

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  5.38

FLA  4.48

SEA  3.24

RA/G

SDP  3.49

FLA  4.42

ARI  5.56

BA

J. Hamilton  .358

R. Theriot  .281

B. Wood  .168

OBP

J. Morneau  .437

R. Spilborghs  .357

B. Wood  .185

SLG

M. Cabrera  .646

J. Willingham  .461

B. Wood  .225

OPS

M. Cabrera  1.076

A. LaRoche  .813

B. Wood  .411

ERA

J. Johnson  1.96

C. Billingsley  3.82

K. Millwood  6.05

K/9IP

B. Morrow  10.19

B. Myers  6.97

M. Buehrle  3.92

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

Nationals Batters (4.11 RS/G) vs. Dodgers Pitchers (4.31 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 22.Kershaw*
G/S/vB
51.Broxton
G/S/vB
26.Dotel
G/S/vB
74.Jansen
G/S/vB
56.Kuo*
G/S/vB
50.Link
G/S/vB
31.McDonald
G/S/vB
45.Miller
G/S/vB
37.Monasterios
G/S/vB
59.Schlichting
G/S/vB
52.Sherrill*
G/S/vB
35.Taschner*
G/S/vB
38.Troncoso
G/S/vB
36.Weaver
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
2.Bernadina* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· 264/232 .277/.332/.433/.765 .823/.758 .725 64/.700 8/2 7/3
6.Desmond G/S/vP 4/1.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/1.500 ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 358/256 .260/.294/.399/.693 .749/.669 .637 72/.666 9/3 7/26
44.Dunn* G/S/vP 8/1.875 6/.500 6/.167 ··· 7/.714 ··· ··· 6/.333 1/.000 ··· 3/1.334 11/.384 1/no AB 18/.911 448/311 .277/.364/.574/.938 .796/1.001 .920 91/.841 0/0 28/6
12.Gonzalez G/S/vP 4/1.167 ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· 1/no AB ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 2/2.500 2/1.000 ··· 103/64 .296/.324/.388/.711 .791/.662 .721 23/.739 0/0 0/2
15.Guzman# G/S/vP 9/1.556 2/.500 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 8/1.482 2/.000 ··· 4/.500 5/.200 4/.750 32/.613 363/242 .272/.318/.347/.665 .776/.612 .557 63/.414 4/2 2/10
22.Harris* G/S/vP 4/.250 2/.000 2/.500 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 6/1.334 1/.000 ··· 3/.333 6/.167 3/.666 4/.500 171/153 .184/.282/.347/.629 .715/.619 .508 30/.733 2/2 5/2
20.Kennedy* G/S/vP 4/.500 2/.000 5/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 14/1.000 ··· ··· 8/.250 1/2.000 3/.000 24/1.049 260/229 .262/.336/.349/.685 .827/.666 .676 58/.820 12/1 3/8
30.Maxwell G/S/vP 3/.333 ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/no AB ··· 54/18 .105/.352/.211/.562 .820/.111 .421 7/.286 3/1 1/0
1.Morgan* G/S/vP 7/.857 2/2.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/3.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 2/1.500 ··· 442/319 .261/.322/.322/.644 .596/.663 .582 78/.711 29/14 0/5
28.Morse G/S/vP 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 111/56 .330/.378/.583/.961 .885/1.036 .930 41/1.134 0/1 7/0
23.Nieves G/S/vP 6/.833 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 3/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 2/.500 3/.000 ··· 141/115 .177/.212/.238/.450 .203/.506 .404 18/.284 0/0 1/3
7.Rodriguez G/S/vP 2/1.000 1/.000 7/.715 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· 3/2.000 ··· 2/.000 12/1.167 288/216 .264/.289/.352/.641 .824/.579 .571 68/.419 2/3 2/2
16.Willingham G/S/vP 3/.333 4/.500 ··· ··· 3/.333 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/no AB ··· 1/.000 3/.333 2/1.500 ··· 422/315 .270/.392/.461/.853 .975/.812 .768 82/.609 8/0 15/1
11.Zimmerman G/S/vP 8/.946 6/.833 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 5/.933 ··· ··· 2/.000 6/.750 5/.800 ··· 419/313 .301/.389/.543/.932 .988/.913 .978 91/1.033 2/1 21/11
IP 137.2 44.1 42.0 4.0 37.1 5.2 13.2 24.1 64.1 22.0 25.2 19.2 36.2 37.0 TOTAL .258/.325/.402/.727 .767/.713 .686 .704 80/32 100/97
ERA-K/9 2.94/9.4 3.05/11.8 4.50/10.3 0.00/13.5 0.96/11.3 3.18/4.7 4.61/9.9 4.44/11.1 3.50/4.3 2.86/5.3 6.66/4.9 6.41/7.8 5.15/6.1 5.35/5.8 3.98/7.6

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Nieves (25-8-1)
 Rodriguez (22-12-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 577/.219 184/.253 182/.232 14/.143 144/.132 26/.304 59/.294 103/.244 277/.258 94/.229 131/.330 94/.277 158/.259 160/.276 .249  Willingham
 Bernadina
 Morgan
 Maxwell
 Harris
 Gonzalez
 Morse
 Guzman
 Desmond
101/0/0/7
5/13/72/6
0/102/0/2
1/4/16/1
30/2/26/0
0/0/1/0
0/0/27/0
0/0/8/0
0/0/1/0
OPS .628 .652 .767 .357 .411 .732 .774 .754 .749 .578 .968 .844 .737 .772 .698
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 124/.612 89/.561 83/1.018 8/.375 42/.122 10/1.000 34/.911 37/.754 134/.685 39/.465 54/.620 31/.855 61/.761 61/.939 .705
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 453/.632 95/.736 99/.572 6/.333 102/.532 16/.579 25/.593 66/.741 143/.803 55/.658 77/1.217 63/.838 97/.722 99/.677 .694
Home 317/.586 113/.654 109/.632 10/.200 64/.229 7/.429 53/.841 56/.653 165/.766 44/.581 68/.915 42/.580 63/.951 84/.645
Last 28d days 111/.722 31/1.060 31/.842 14/.357 45/.429 6/.667 59/.774 10/.422 76/.660 48/.657 26/.812 6/1.000 / 44/1.171
HR/SB/CS 7/3/7 2/5/1 6/5/1 0/0/0 1/1/0 0/1/1 1/0/0 4/4/2 10/8/1 0/0/0 3/0/0 3/1/0 6/2/0 3/6/2 85/56/31
Usage ····X··· ··o··o·· X···X··· X······X ··X··o·o ········ X······X ········ ···X··X· ······o· o··X···X ········ ········ ···X··X·
Dodgers Batters (4.36 RS/G) vs. Nationals Pitchers (4.55 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 31.Lannan*
G/S/vB
56.Atilano
G/S/vB
43.Batista
G/S/vB
17.Burnett*
G/S/vB
55.Capps
G/S/vB
36.Clippard
G/S/vB
62.Peralta
G/S/vB
45.Slaten*
G/S/vB
58.Storen
G/S/vB
37.Strasburg
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
9.Anderson* G/S/vP 8/1.000 3/.000 23/.872 3/.666 3/1.666 4/.000 3/2.334 ··· ··· ··· 162/129 .182/.205/.273/.478 .463/.481 .312 24/.477 1/0 2/2
12.Ausmus G/S/vP ··· ··· 16/1.018 5/.250 3/.666 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 15/7 .231/.333/.308/.641 .536/.762 .393 11/.586 0/0 0/0
3.Belliard G/S/vP ··· 3/2.000 12/.523 ··· 7/1.142 3/.667 3/.666 1/2.000 ··· ··· 152/82 .218/.305/.338/.643 .560/.714 .544 30/.448 1/2 2/4
23.Blake G/S/vP 3/1.000 ··· 15/.767 ··· 3/1.167 ··· 12/1.155 ··· ··· ··· 390/278 .249/.326/.406/.731 .868/.677 .769 82/.626 0/4 11/12
14.Carroll G/S/vP ··· ··· 17/.529 7/.000 7/.500 1/.000 2/2.000 ··· ··· ··· 276/185 .279/.373/.319/.691 .717/.679 .695 60/.588 7/0 0/5
33.DeWitt* G/S/vP ··· 3/1.667 ··· ··· 3/.000 1/.000 ··· 3/.666 ··· ··· 308/251 .276/.353/.386/.739 .742/.738 .822 62/.770 2/2 2/8
17.Ellis G/S/vP ··· 3/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 61/47 .192/.271/.212/.483 .539/.464 .576 13/.397 0/0 0/1
16.Ethier* G/S/vP 3/1.167 3/.666 11/1.255 2/.000 5/.600 2/.000 1/5.000 7/.858 ··· ··· 383/268 .299/.360/.517/.878 .599/1.001 .922 86/.679 1/0 17/1
15.Furcal# G/S/vP ··· 3/.000 20/.500 ··· 5/.000 3/.000 1/.000 4/.833 ··· ··· 343/251 .316/.380/.492/.872 .768/.911 .860 86/.775 18/4 8/15
5.Johnson G/S/vP 11/.664 ··· 8/.125 8/1.875 3/.000 1/no AB 6/.500 1/no AB ··· ··· 136/65 .289/.313/.383/.696 .922/.448 .725 1/.000 1/2 0/0
27.Kemp G/S/vP 6/.533 3/.000 3/1.334 ··· 6/.666 3/1.333 2/.000 5/.600 ··· ··· 470/352 .264/.321/.460/.781 .833/.763 .833 93/.708 16/13 18/5
7.Loney* G/S/vP 6/.333 3/1.000 3/.000 ··· 7/1.285 2/.000 2/1.000 7/1.229 ··· ··· 448/322 .288/.339/.420/.759 .590/.827 .775 86/.590 9/5 8/2
55.Martin G/S/vP 3/.333 ··· 11/.830 ··· 6/.583 2/.000 2/1.000 6/.666 ··· ··· 387/285 .248/.347/.332/.679 .682/.678 .669 59/.647 6/2 5/10
30.Paul* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 133/110 .231/.277/.314/.591 .590/.591 .725 47/.534 3/1 0/2
21.Podsednik* G/S/vP ··· 3/.000 9/.944 5/.650 2/1.000 1/2.000 2/.000 1/.000 1/no AB 4/.000 470/346 .301/.346/.389/.734 .645/.769 .687 99/.816 33/12 5/4
99.Ramirez G/S/vP 3/1.666 ··· 32/1.531 ··· 2/.500 ··· 6/.000 ··· ··· ··· 220/177 .317/.409/.516/.925 .795/.955 .941 4/.250 1/1 8/3
13.Theriot G/S/vP 12/.349 4/1.000 4/.000 2/.500 8/1.000 4/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 434/309 .281/.317/.325/.642 .643/.642 .621 85/.724 16/6 1/9
IP 80.0 85.2 58.0 38.2 50.0 63.2 24.0 24.1 34.0 54.1 TOTAL .259/.328/.389/.717 .677/.733 .736 .608 69/36 80/91
ERA-K/9 5.63/3.0 5.15/4.2 4.19/6.1 2.79/8.4 2.70/7.9 3.39/10.2 2.25/6.8 3.33/7.4 2.38/7.7 2.32/12.4 4.11/6.4

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Ausmus (2-0-0)
 Ellis (11-4-1)
 Martin (43-27-5)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 385/.327 385/.282 246/.238 168/.227 217/.274 265/.220 95/.191 107/.260 140/.229 217/.216 .269  Ethier
 Paul
 Anderson
 Ramirez
 Kemp
 Podsednik
 Johnson
 Carroll
0/0/85/5
23/0/15/3
27/0/8/2
45/0/0/2
0/109/0/1
100/2/0/0
47/5/14/0
5/0/0/0
OPS .853 .813 .714 .617 .723 .668 .613 .659 .574 .561 .739
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 88/.932 176/.867 97/.768 73/.835 104/.659 119/.742 36/.740 47/.441 54/.758 94/.719 .774
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 297/.829 209/.770 149/.679 95/.454 113/.780 146/.606 59/.537 60/.834 86/.462 123/.442 .714
Road 211/.848 215/.800 92/.769 74/.716 92/.756 136/.734 42/.707 69/.756 58/.673 96/.617
Last 28d days 24/.820 20/.988 52/.766 34/.553 44/.455 52/.694 59/.637 33/.593 39/.598 48/.621
HR/SB/CS 7/14/2 11/1/3 7/5/2 2/4/0 5/2/1 5/2/1 4/3/0 1/1/0 0/1/0 3/1/1 93/47/22
Usage ····X··· ········ o···XX·· ·o·X·o·X XoX···oo ·o···oX· ·X··Xo·· ·oX··o·· o···Xo·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.