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Game Preview: LAD @ PIT, 12:35pm, Thursday, April 8, 2010 @PNC Park

Dodgers, 0-2, 0-25th, 2½ GB, 2 GB in WC

SP: Chad Billingsley (25, RHP, 0-0, undef)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. PIT Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (12-11) 196.1 173 94 88 86 179 17 4.03
2008 (16-10) 200.2 188 76 70 80 201 14 3.14
2007 (12-5) 147.0 131 56 54 64 141 15 3.31
Last 7 GS 0-5 39.0 41 23 22 18 35 6 5.08 48
2009-09-29 @SDP L 6.0 2 2 2 5 5 1 107 60
2009-09-23 @WSN ND 6.0 1 3 3 4 9 1 87 63
2009-09-13 @SFG L 4.0 8 3 3 0 6 1 70 40
2009-09-08 @ARI ND 6.0 8 4 4 3 4 0 97 41
2009-09-02 ARI L 6.0 6 4 3 1 5 1 93 50
2009-08-28 @CIN L 5.0 7 4 4 4 1 1 99 34
2009-08-23 CHC L 6.0 9 3 3 1 5 1 94 46
Last 5 v.PIT 1-0 9.2 14 9 8 5 9 2 7.45 37
2008-09-17 @PIT ND 4.2 8 7 6 2 5 2 90 25
2006-09-21 PIT W 5.0 6 2 2 3 4 0 96 48
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    0-0    Road:    0-2    ExtrInn: 0-1 
 vsRHP:   0-1    vsLHP:   0-1    1-Run:   0-1 
 vsEast:  0-0    vsCntrl: 0-2    vsWest:  0-0  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
  2 Wed, Apr  7  @PIT  L   3-4 (10)   0-2   5th  2.5 gb
  1 Mon, Apr  5  @PIT  L   5-11       0-1   4th  1.0 gb
 Last 10: 0-2    Last 20: 0-2    Last 30: 0-2 
Pirates, 2-0, 2-01st, Tied

SP: Paul Maholm (28, LHP, 0-0, undef)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. LAD Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (8-9) 194.2 221 102 96 60 119 14 4.44
2008 (9-9) 206.1 201 89 85 63 139 21 3.71
2007 (10-15) 177.2 204 110 99 49 105 22 5.02
Last 7 GS 2-2 46.2 50 16 15 16 26 2 2.89 53
2009-09-26 LAD ND 7.0 7 3 3 3 1 0 99 49
2009-09-20 SDP L 6.0 9 3 2 3 3 0 101 44
2009-09-13 @HOU W 8.0 6 0 0 2 2 0 95 70
2009-09-06 STL ND 6.0 6 4 4 1 7 0 101 50
2009-08-31 @CIN L 5.0 9 4 4 3 4 1 110 34
2009-08-26 PHI ND 7.0 5 1 1 2 4 1 93 65
2009-08-19 MIL W 7.2 8 1 1 2 5 0 110 62
Last 5 v.LAD 0-2 31.1 38 22 19 14 12 2 5.46 41
2009-09-26 LAD ND 7.0 7 3 3 3 1 0 99 49
2008-09-18 LAD ND 7.0 3 3 3 6 4 0 105 57
2008-04-16 @LAD L 5.0 11 6 4 2 2 1 90 25
2007-06-04 LAD L 6.2 8 5 4 1 3 0 98 42
2006-04-12 LAD ND 5.2 9 5 5 2 2 1 91 31
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    2-0    Road:    0-0    ExtrInn: 1-0 
 vsRHP:   1-0    vsLHP:   1-0    1-Run:   1-0 
 vsEast:  0-0    vsCntrl: 0-0    vsWest:  2-0  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
  2 Wed, Apr  7   LAD  W   4-3 (10)   2-0   1st    Tied
  1 Mon, Apr  5   LAD  W  11-5        1-0   1st    Tied
 Last 10: 2-0    Last 20: 2-0    Last 30: 2-0 
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
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)
Tue, Sep 15, 2009 LAD  5  PIT  4 (13)   W:Ronald Belisario (4-3), L: Phil Dumatrait (0-1), S: none
Mon, Sep 14, 2009 LAD  6  PIT  2        W:Jon Garland (10-11), L: Daniel McCutchen (0-2), S: none
Thu, Sep 18, 2008 LAD  4 @PIT  3 (12)   W:Scott Proctor (2-0), L: Craig Hansen (2-7), S: Jonathan Broxton (14)
Season Series: 2010 - PIT leads 2-0; 2009 - LAD won 4-3; 2008 - LAD won 5-2; All-Time - LAD leads 1106-983

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

For the 2009 season

Stat

Best

Middle

Worst

RS/G

NYY  5.65

DET  4.56

SDP  3.94

RA/G

SFG  3.77

NYM  4.67

BAL  5.41

BA

J. Mauer  .365

Y. Torrealba  .291

A. Miles  .185

OBP

J. Mauer  .444

W. Harris  .364

A. Miles  .224

SLG

A. Pujols  .658

J. Thome  .481

A. Miles  .242

OPS

A. Pujols  1.101

B. McCann  .834

A. Miles  .466

ERA

Z. Greinke  2.16

J. Niemann  3.94

L. Hernandez  5.44

K/9IP

T. Lincecum  10.43

J. Cueto  6.94

J. Lannan  3.88

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NOTE: Team stats shown are for the 2010 season. Player Stats for the 2009 season. We will switch to 2010 stats on May 1st.

Dodgers Batters (4.00 RS/G) vs. Pirates Pitchers (4.00 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 28.Maholm*
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/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
12.Ausmus G/S/vP 8/1.025 2/1.000 ··· 1/.000 2/1.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 107/76 .295/.343/.368/.712 .655/.735 .805 / 1/0 1/0
3.Belliard G/S/vP 20/1.106 2/.000 4/.500 5/.000 1/2.000 ··· ··· 2/1.500 287/207 .277/.325/.451/.776 .841/.751 .723 2/.000 3/0 10/6
23.Blake G/S/vP 6/.167 1/no AB 8/.310 12/.917 1/2.000 2/.000 2/.000 2/1.000 565/436 .280/.363/.468/.832 1.005/.783 .852 9/.500 3/4 18/10
14.Carroll G/S/vP 6/1.000 ··· 2/1.000 7/1.834 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 358/259 .276/.355/.340/.695 .691/.695 .778 1/3.000 4/2 2/4
33.DeWitt* G/S/vP 3/1.167 1/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/2.000 ··· 53/48 .204/.245/.388/.633 .600/.636 .699 9/.730 0/0 2/1
9.Ellis G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 10/8 .100/.100/.100/.200 .000/.250 .000 / 0/0 0/0
16.Ethier* G/S/vP 7/.762 1/.000 2/2.500 2/no AB 4/.000 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· 685/498 .272/.361/.508/.869 .629/.960 .730 10/.775 6/4 31/7
15.Furcal# G/S/vP 14/1.121 ··· 5/.933 9/.444 1/no AB 1/.000 2/.500 2/.500 680/518 .269/.335/.375/.711 .815/.679 .744 10/.543 12/6 9/20
60.Hu G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 6/5 .400/.333/.600/.933 /1.000 .000 / 0/0 0/0
5.Johnson G/S/vP 10/1.267 ··· 4/1.167 4/.000 ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· 186/108 .255/.330/.412/.742 .903/.628 .661 / 2/1 4/1
27.Kemp G/S/vP 9/.944 1/2.000 ··· 5/.000 5/.000 ··· 3/1.000 1/.000 667/513 .297/.352/.490/.842 1.045/.782 .888 10/.800 34/8 26/2
7.Loney* G/S/vP 6/.000 ··· 1/no AB 1/.000 2/.000 1/.000 2/.000 1/.000 652/507 .281/.357/.399/.756 .779/.750 .862 10/.100 7/3 13/7
55.Martin G/S/vP 13/.762 1/no AB 4/.250 2/.500 2/.000 ··· 2/2.500 ··· 588/462 .250/.352/.329/.680 .756/.660 .660 10/1.357 11/6 7/7
75.Paul* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 16/11 .214/.313/.500/.813 .400/1.030 1.302 / 0/1 1/0
99.Ramirez G/S/vP 7/1.171 ··· 13/.763 8/.000 2/1.000 1/no AB ··· 3/.666 431/344 .290/.418/.531/.949 .893/.963 .991 10/.844 0/1 19/4
IP 194.2 18.0 25.1 62.1 64.0 11.2 47.0 22.0 TOTAL .239/.349/.366/.716 .810/.665 .716 .716 3/0 1/3
ERA-K/9 4.44/5.5 4.00/10.0 1.78/8.9 3.32/10.8 4.78/10.1 9.26/3.8 3.45/8.0 7.77/11.0 3.32/3.8

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Ausmus (14-6-2)
 Ellis (1-0-0)
 Martin (74-33-3)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 836/.290 86/.314 104/.239 268/.239 297/.282 64/.392 195/.209 120/.319 .239  Kemp
 Ethier
 Johnson
 Ramirez
 Carroll
 Blake
 Paul
0/158/7/14
0/0/158/6
10/42/7/3
101/0/0/3
4/0/6/0
2/0/0/0
0/1/3/0
OPS .773 .819 .662 .764 .780 1.080 .670 .927 .716
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 164/.510 28/1.354 49/.711 90/1.000 141/.795 26/1.110 84/.724 57/.998 .585
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 672/.836 58/.555 55/.618 178/.652 156/.766 38/1.059 111/.628 63/.863 .816
Home 436/.721 50/.788 52/.756 136/.680 192/.787 37/1.214 101/.566 77/1.146
Last 28d days / / 10/.730 8/.536 / 3/.333 9/.619 /
HR/SB/CS 14/15/6 1/3/1 1/2/0 7/14/5 3/6/3 1/1/0 2/4/2 3/4/1 1/3/0
Usage

NOTE: Team stats shown are for the 2010 season. Player Stats for the 2009 season. We will switch to 2010 stats on May 1st.

Pirates Batters (7.50 RS/G) vs. Dodgers Pitchers (7.50 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS Billingsley
G/S/vB
51.Broxton
G/S/vB
37.Haeger
G/S/vB
56.Kuo*
G/S/vB
31.McDonald
G/S/vB
68.Monasterios
G/S/vB
52.Sherrill*
G/S/vB
67.Troncoso
G/S/vB
47.Wade
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
13.Cedeno G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 ··· 3/.333 3/.000 ··· 5/.600 1/2.000 1/.000 376/280 .208/.256/.337/.593 .548/.609 .619 9/.889 5/2 10/10
19.Church* G/S/vP 14/.539 3/2.667 ··· 4/1.750 3/.000 ··· 2/1.500 2/1.000 1/.000 399/306 .273/.338/.384/.722 .609/.755 .613 2/3.000 6/2 4/2
6.Clement* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· / /// / 9/.393 / /
2.Crosby G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 4/.250 1/5.000 1/.000 272/146 .223/.295/.357/.652 .794/.525 .683 1/.000 2/1 6/8
41.Doumit# G/S/vP 5/1.467 7/.286 ··· 1/.000 4/.500 1/.000 3/2.334 2/1.000 ··· 304/219 .250/.299/.414/.714 .686/.725 .720 10/1.389 4/0 10/6
3.Iwamura* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· 8/.250 1/.000 ··· 260/183 .290/.355/.390/.745 .942/.660 .718 10/.300 9/1 1/6
35.Jaramillo# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 224/191 .252/.309/.364/.673 .510/.701 .761 / 1/0 3/4
46.Jones* G/S/vP ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· 3/.333 1/.000 5/.200 1/.000 ··· 358/251 .293/.372/.567/.938 .698/1.046 1.016 10/1.733 10/2 21/1
15.LaRoche G/S/vP 2/.000 2/1.000 ··· 1/.000 3/3.333 ··· 3/.333 1/.000 1/.000 590/444 .258/.330/.401/.731 .855/.690 .785 9/.444 3/1 12/14
22.McCutchen G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 3/.666 1/.000 3/1.667 2/1.000 ··· 493/378 .286/.365/.471/.836 .921/.811 .912 10/1.056 22/5 12/2
85.Milledge G/S/vP 3/.000 5/.400 1/no AB 3/.000 3/.666 ··· 1/.000 3/.333 ··· 265/204 .279/.323/.373/.696 .820/.660 .740 10/.633 7/4 4/0
51.Pearce G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 ··· 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 186/123 .206/.296/.370/.665 .867/.562 .736 / 1/0 4/2
5.Vazquez* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· 239/200 .230/.335/.279/.614 .726/.592 .710 / 1/0 1/2
24.Young# G/S/vP ··· 2/1.000 1/.000 1/no AB 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 388/262 .266/.326/.381/.707 .621/.749 .700 2/.000 2/0 7/6
IP 196.1 76.0 19.0 30.0 63.0 69.0 82.2 27.2 TOTAL .275/.405/.507/.912 .980/.868 .912 .912 2/0 4/1
ERA-K/9 4.03/8.2 2.61/13.5 3.32/7.1 3.00/9.6 4.00/7.7 /0.0 1.70/8.0 2.72/6.0 5.53/5.8 7.27/5.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Doumit (44-20-2)
 Jaramillo (36-14-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 823/.244 300/.165 79/.188 124/.198 280/.254 / 282/.209 357/.268 121/.257 .275  McCutchen
 Church
 Milledge
 Jones
 Young
 Pearce
 Crosby
 Cedeno
 Lopez
 Doumit
0/108/0/10
0/23/86/6
56/5/0/6
15/0/39/4
4/0/26/1
0/0/1/0
0/0/1/0
7/0/0/0
0/0/1/0
0/0/1/0
OPS .703 .479 .659 .599 .725 .588 .675 .735 .912
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 438/.712 148/.414 29/.542 40/.524 116/.590 / 86/.342 157/.751 52/.716 .921
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 385/.693 152/.541 50/.722 84/.634 164/.815 / 196/.696 200/.616 69/.749 .904
Road 434/.690 142/.754 20/1.106 77/.594 135/.768 / 136/.623 183/.587 48/.857
Last 28d days / / / / / 3/.000 9/1.302 4/.500 /
HR/SB/CS 17/7/9 4/7/1 4/3/0 2/2/0 6/4/2 // 4/5/0 3/5/2 3/1/0 4/2/0
Usage

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.