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Game Preview: LAD @ WSN, 1:05pm, Saturday, April 24, 2010 @Nationals Park

Dodgers, 7-9, 7-94th, 3 GB, 2 GB in WC

SP: Clayton Kershaw (22, LHP, 1-0, 3.18)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. WSN Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (1-0) 17.0 12 6 6 15 20 2 3.18
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 1-1 40.0 27 12 11 24 48 3 2.48 59
2010-04-18 SFG ND 7.0 4 1 1 4 9 1 114 70
2010-04-13 ARI W 5.1 3 2 2 5 7 0 110 56
2010-04-07 @PIT ND 4.2 5 3 3 6 4 1 109 40
2009-10-03 COL ND 6.0 3 0 0 3 10 0 104 73
2009-09-27 @PIT ND 4.0 4 2 2 1 4 0 77 49
2009-09-04 SDP L 6.0 4 2 1 3 3 0 106 58
2009-08-30 @CIN ND 7.0 4 2 2 2 11 1 105 70
Last 5 v.WSN 2-1 13.1 13 6 6 7 12 2 4.05 50
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:    4-2    Road:    3-7    ExtrInn: 1-2 
 vsRHP:   5-8    vsLHP:   2-1    1-Run:   2-3 
 vsEast:  1-3    vsCntrl: 2-4    vsWest:  4-2  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/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
 13 Tue, Apr 20  @CIN  L   9-11       6-7   4th  1.5 gb
 12 Sun, Apr 18   SFG  W   2-1        6-6   2nd  2.0 gb
 11 Sat, Apr 17   SFG  L   0-9        5-6   3rd  3.0 gb
 10 Fri, Apr 16   SFG  W  10-8        5-5   2nd  2.0 gb
  9 Thu, Apr 15   ARI  W   6-5 (10)   4-5   4th  3.0 gb
  8 Wed, Apr 14   ARI  L   7-9 (11)   3-5   4th  3.5 gb
  7 Tue, Apr 13   ARI  W   9-5        3-4   4th  2.5 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20: 7-9    Last 30: 7-9 
Nationals, 9-8, 9-83rd, 1½ GB, ½ GB in WC

SP: Craig Stammen (26, RHP, 1-0, 8.16)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. LAD Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (1-0) 14.1 21 13 13 2 6 1 8.16
2009 (4-7) 105.2 112 67 60 24 48 14 5.11
Last 7 GS 2-1 36.2 38 26 23 10 17 6 5.65 45
2010-04-19 COL W 8.0 5 2 2 1 5 0 94 68
2010-04-14 @PHI ND 1.1 7 7 7 1 0 1 53 11
2010-04-08 PHI ND 5.0 9 4 4 0 1 0 75 34
2009-08-29 @STL L 4.2 4 6 3 4 4 1 89 38
2009-08-23 MIL W 6.1 5 3 3 1 1 1 97 51
2009-08-18 COL ND 5.1 4 2 2 2 3 1 80 53
2009-08-12 @ATL ND 6.0 4 2 2 1 3 2 79 58
Has never faced LAD as starter.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    6-5    Road:    3-3    ExtrInn: 0-0 
 vsRHP:   5-4    vsLHP:   4-4    1-Run:   2-0 
 vsEast:  4-5    vsCntrl: 2-1    vsWest:  3-2  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 17 Fri, Apr 23   LAD  W   5-1        9-8   3rd  1.5 gb
 16 Thu, Apr 22   COL  L   0-2        8-8   4th  2.5 gb
 15 Wed, Apr 21   COL  W   6-4        8-7   3rd  1.5 gb
 14 Tue, Apr 20   COL  L   4-10       7-7   4th  1.5 gb
 13 Mon, Apr 19   COL  W   5-2        7-6   4th  1.5 gb
 12 Sun, Apr 18   MIL  L   7-11       6-6   4th  2.0 gb
 11 Sat, Apr 17   MIL  W   8-0        6-5   3rd  2.0 gb
 10 Fri, Apr 16   MIL  W   5-3        5-5   4th  3.0 gb
  9 Thu, Apr 15  @PHI  W   7-5        4-5   4th  3.0 gb
  8 Wed, Apr 14  @PHI  L   7-14       3-5   4th  4.0 gb
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20: 9-8    Last 30: 9-8 
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
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)
Tue, Aug 26, 2008 WSN  2  LAD  1        W:Collin Balester (3-6), L: Derek Lowe (10-11), S: Joel Hanrahan (5)
Sun, Jul 27, 2008 LAD  2  WSN  0        W:Clayton Kershaw (1-3), L: Jason Bergmann (1-8), S: Jonathan Broxton (4)
Season Series: 2010 - WSN leads 1-0; 2009 - LAD won 3-2; 2008 - Tied 3-3; All-Time - LAD leads 244-180

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

LAD  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 (6.19 RS/G) vs. Nationals Pitchers (5.65 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 35.Stammen
G/S/vB
57.Bergmann
G/S/vB
32.Bruney
G/S/vB
17.Burnett*
G/S/vB
55.Capps
G/S/vB
36.Clippard
G/S/vB
67.English*
G/S/vB
25.Walker
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
12.Ausmus G/S/vP ··· 1/no AB 1/.000 5/.250 3/.666 ··· ··· 2/2.000 107/76 .295/.343/.368/.712 .655/.735 .805 4/.750 1/0 1/0
3.Belliard G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 5/1.600 3/.667 ··· 2/1.500 287/207 .277/.325/.451/.776 .841/.751 .723 27/1.175 3/0 10/6
23.Blake G/S/vP ··· 3/.333 3/.000 ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· 2/.500 565/436 .280/.363/.468/.832 1.005/.783 .852 58/.832 3/4 18/10
14.Carroll G/S/vP ··· 3/1.667 2/1.000 7/.000 6/.600 1/.000 ··· 7/1.429 358/259 .276/.355/.340/.695 .691/.695 .778 24/.619 4/2 2/4
33.DeWitt* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 53/48 .204/.245/.388/.633 .600/.636 .699 54/.728 0/0 2/1
9.Ellis G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 10/8 .100/.100/.100/.200 .000/.250 .000 11/.829 0/0 0/0
16.Ethier* G/S/vP ··· 6/.000 ··· 2/.000 4/.750 2/.000 ··· 2/.000 685/498 .272/.361/.508/.869 .629/.960 .730 59/1.120 6/4 31/7
15.Furcal# G/S/vP ··· 7/.429 3/1.167 ··· 4/.000 2/.000 ··· 3/.667 680/518 .269/.335/.375/.711 .815/.679 .744 77/.821 12/6 9/20
60.Hu G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 6/5 .400/.333/.600/.933 /1.000 .000 / 0/0 0/0
5.Johnson G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 3/.666 8/1.875 3/.000 1/no AB ··· 2/1.000 186/108 .255/.330/.412/.742 .903/.628 .661 26/.680 2/1 4/1
27.Kemp G/S/vP ··· 3/2.000 ··· ··· 5/.800 2/2.000 ··· 6/.833 667/513 .297/.352/.490/.842 1.045/.782 .888 78/1.071 34/8 26/2
7.Loney* G/S/vP ··· 6/1.166 ··· ··· 5/.800 2/.000 ··· 5/1.467 652/507 .281/.357/.399/.756 .779/.750 .862 73/.709 7/3 13/7
55.Martin G/S/vP ··· 7/.971 ··· ··· 6/.583 1/.000 ··· 4/.250 588/462 .250/.352/.329/.680 .756/.660 .660 58/.873 11/6 7/7
75.Paul* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 16/11 .214/.313/.500/.813 .400/1.030 1.302 / 0/1 1/0
99.Ramirez G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 4/1.000 ··· 2/.500 ··· ··· 3/1.167 431/344 .290/.418/.531/.949 .893/.963 .991 52/1.159 0/1 19/4
IP 105.2 48.0 39.0 57.2 54.1 60.1 35.1 TOTAL .302/.373/.469/.842 .672/.879 .825 .842 14/7 18/19
ERA-K/9 5.11/4.1 4.50/7.5 3.92/8.3 3.12/6.7 5.80/7.6 2.69/10.0 /0.0 3.06/6.9 5.58/5.8

 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 448/.271 213/.278 175/.243 237/.181 251/.324 246/.172 / 150/.230 .272  Kemp
 Ethier
 Johnson
 Ramirez
 Blake
 Paul
 Carroll
0/158/7/14
0/0/158/6
10/42/7/3
101/0/0/3
2/0/0/0
0/1/3/0
4/0/6/0
OPS .774 .825 .759 .607 .907 .633 .652 .810
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 242/.789 78/1.018 81/.694 112/.613 127/1.014 132/.443 / 53/.596 .787
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 206/.757 135/.721 94/.816 125/.600 124/.791 114/.860 / 97/.682 .832
Home 210/.767 94/.706 82/.764 102/.515 165/.801 129/.619 / 64/.576
Last 28d days 63/.915 11/1.364 35/.769 18/1.055 40/.753 53/.440 33/.783 43/.826
HR/SB/CS 14/17/2 7/4/1 6/2/0 6/7/1 10/6/0 9/1/1 // 4/3/0 21/6/0
Usage ····X··· ········ ·o·X·X·X ···o···o ··X·X··o X·Xo···· ···X·X·· ···X·X··

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

Nationals Batters (4.71 RS/G) vs. Dodgers Pitchers (6.25 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 22.Kershaw*
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
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
2.Bernadina* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 5/4 .250/.400/.500/.900 /.750 .900 1/.000 1/0 0/0
Coste G/S/vP 7/.629 2/.000 ··· 2/no AB ··· 1/3.000 ··· 2/.000 3/.000 1/.000 230/169 .224/.301/.317/.618 .684/.595 .739 / 0/0 2/1
6.Desmond G/S/vP 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 ··· 89/77 .280/.318/.561/.879 .633/.913 .777 52/.722 1/0 4/6
44.Dunn* G/S/vP 5/2.000 5/.600 3/3.334 6/.834 ··· ··· ··· 3/1.334 1/no AB ··· 668/500 .267/.398/.529/.928 .787/.978 .870 70/.812 0/1 38/16
26.Flores G/S/vP 2/.000 3/.666 ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB 106/74 .301/.371/.505/.877 .758/.930 .752 / 0/0 4/1
12.Gonzalez G/S/vP 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· 1/no AB ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 316/246 .265/.299/.351/.650 1.032/.543 .676 23/.681 1/1 1/10
15.Guzman# G/S/vP 6/2.000 1/no AB 3/.000 ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· 4/.500 3/1.000 1/.000 555/423 .284/.306/.390/.696 .748/.679 .752 60/.730 4/5 6/20
22.Harris* G/S/vP 4/.250 1/.000 2/.500 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 3/.333 3/.666 1/.000 393/348 .235/.364/.393/.757 .568/.779 .899 42/.810 11/4 7/4
20.Kennedy* G/S/vP 4/.500 2/.000 5/.400 ··· ··· ··· ··· 8/.250 1/.000 2/.000 587/429 .289/.348/.410/.758 .637/.802 .768 51/.647 20/6 11/20
1.Morgan* G/S/vP 3/1.000 1/no AB 3/1.333 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/3.000 1/2.000 533/409 .307/.369/.388/.757 .507/.829 .784 71/.795 42/17 3/4
28.Morse G/S/vP 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 55/43 .250/.291/.481/.772 .583/.827 1.155 6/.333 0/0 3/0
23.Nieves G/S/vP 3/1.667 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 1/.000 249/201 .259/.313/.299/.612 .483/.643 .501 18/.611 1/0 1/6
7.Rodriguez G/S/vP 2/1.000 1/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/2.000 1/.000 1/2.000 448/353 .249/.280/.384/.663 .784/.630 .645 56/1.004 1/2 10/7
16.Willingham G/S/vP ··· 3/.000 3/1.167 3/.333 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 2/1.500 3/1.000 502/403 .260/.367/.496/.863 1.049/.819 .753 70/1.063 4/3 24/7
11.Zimmerman G/S/vP 8/.946 6/.833 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 4/1.000 1/no AB 694/533 .292/.364/.525/.888 .825/.906 .891 44/1.045 2/0 33/17
IP 171.0 76.0 19.0 30.0 63.0 69.0 82.2 27.2 TOTAL .266/.354/.425/.780 .802/.765 .830 .780 17/5 12/14
ERA-K/9 2.79/9.7 2.61/13.5 3.32/7.1 3.00/9.6 /0.0 4.00/7.7 /0.0 1.70/8.0 2.72/6.0 5.53/5.8 5.46/8.0

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Coste (22-5-3)
 Flores (11-8-2)
 Nieves (34-13-4)
 Rodriguez (41-22-7)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 701/.200 300/.165 79/.188 124/.198 / 280/.254 / 282/.209 357/.268 121/.257 .267  Morgan
 Dunn
 Willingham
 Harris
 Desmond
 Morse
 Kennedy
 Bernadina
63/57/0/13
62/0/22/2
87/0/35/2
45/63/1/1
0/0/1/0
2/0/3/0
0/0/1/0
1/1/1/0
OPS .588 .479 .659 .599 .725 .588 .675 .735 .797
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 154/.489 148/.414 29/.542 40/.524 / 116/.590 / 86/.342 157/.751 52/.716 .873
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 547/.616 152/.541 50/.722 84/.634 / 164/.815 / 196/.696 200/.616 69/.749 .749
Road 338/.630 142/.754 20/1.106 77/.594 / 135/.768 / 136/.623 183/.587 48/.857
Last 28d days 78/.692 19/.216 77/.814 3/1.167 6/.167 / 28/.849 33/1.150 32/.567 /
HR/SB/CS 7/6/7 4/7/1 4/3/0 2/2/0 // 6/4/2 // 4/5/0 3/5/2 3/1/0 20/10/2
Usage ·····X·· ·····o·· X·····X· ·o······ ···X···· ··X···X· ·oX··oo· ·o·X·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.