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Game Preview: LAD @ HOU, 2:05pm, Sunday, April 22, 2012 @Minute Maid Park

Dodgers, 12-3, 12-3 1st, 4½ up

SP: Chad Billingsley (27, RHP, 2-0, 1.33)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. HOU Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (2-0) 20.1 13 3 3 1 17 2 1.33
2011 (11-11) 188.0 189 98 88 84 152 14 4.21
2010 (12-11) 191.2 176 82 76 69 171 8 3.57
Last 7 GS 3-1 39.0 30 14 13 12 29 4 3.00 56
2012-04-17 @MIL ND 6.0 5 2 2 0 2 1 83 56
2012-04-11 PIT W 6.0 5 1 1 0 4 1 77 62
2012-04-06 @SDP W 8.1 3 0 0 1 11 0 108 87
2011-09-24 @SDP L 5.0 4 3 2 3 3 0 78 49
2011-09-18 PIT W 5.0 4 1 1 2 5 0 98 58
2011-09-13 ARI ND 6.1 4 3 3 3 2 1 102 52
2011-09-08 @WSN ND 2.1 5 4 4 3 2 1 74 30
Last 5 v.HOU 3-2 28.0 29 17 14 8 23 1 4.50 50
2011-05-24 @HOU W 6.0 5 4 4 3 9 0 100 52
2009-07-17 HOU L 1.2 9 6 6 0 0 1 52 13
2009-04-23 @HOU W 7.1 3 0 0 2 5 0 105 75
2008-07-03 @HOU W 8.0 6 2 0 1 5 0 92 70
2008-05-10 HOU L 5.0 6 5 4 2 4 0 96 39
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    6-0    Road:    6-3    ExtrInn: 1-1 
 vsRHP:   7-2    vsLHP:   5-1    1-Run:   6-2 
 vsEast:  0-0    vsCntrl: 6-2    vsWest:  6-1  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 15 Sat, Apr 21  @HOU  W   5-1       12-3   1st  4.5 up
 14 Fri, Apr 20  @HOU  W   3-1       11-3   1st  3.5 up
 13 Thu, Apr 19  @MIL  W   4-3       10-3   1st  3.0 up
 12 Wed, Apr 18  @MIL  L   2-3 (10)   9-3   1st  2.0 up
 11 Tue, Apr 17  @MIL  L   4-5        9-2   1st  2.0 up
 10 Sun, Apr 15   SDP  W   5-4        9-1   1st  2.5 up
  9 Sat, Apr 14   SDP  W   6-1        8-1   1st  2.5 up
  8 Fri, Apr 13   SDP  W   9-8        7-1   1st  1.5 up
  7 Thu, Apr 12   PIT  W   3-2        6-1   1st  0.5 up
  6 Wed, Apr 11   PIT  W   4-1        5-1   1st  0.5 up
 Last 10: 8-2    Last 20:12-3    Last 30:12-3 
Astros, 5-10, 5-10 5th, 5 GB, 5 GB in WC

SP: Wandy Rodriguez (33, LHP, 0-2, 1.96)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. LAD Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (0-2) 18.1 17 8 4 3 10 0 1.96
2011 (11-11) 191.0 182 81 74 69 166 25 3.49
2010 (11-12) 195.0 183 95 78 68 178 16 3.60
Last 7 GS 1-3 43.1 42 18 14 12 28 3 2.91 54
2012-04-17 @WSN L 7.0 5 1 1 0 3 0 87 66
2012-04-11 ATL L 5.0 6 4 3 1 5 0 82 45
2012-04-06 COL ND 6.1 6 3 0 2 2 0 97 55
2011-09-26 STL ND 6.1 8 2 2 3 2 0 102 48
2011-09-21 @CIN L 7.0 4 2 2 2 4 1 95 63
2011-09-16 @CHC ND 5.2 6 3 3 4 5 1 107 46
2011-09-10 @WSN W 6.0 7 3 3 0 7 1 108 53
Last 5 v.LAD 2-2 31.2 30 12 6 10 26 2 1.71 57
2011-08-13 @LAD L 6.0 6 5 2 2 3 1 110 47
2011-06-18 @LAD W 6.0 7 0 0 1 6 0 103 63
2010-09-11 LAD ND 7.0 5 3 3 3 10 1 111 62
2010-05-17 @LAD L 6.2 7 4 1 2 1 0 99 49
2009-07-16 @LAD W 6.0 5 0 0 2 6 0 108 66
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    3-5    Road:    2-5    ExtrInn: 0-2 
 vsRHP:   4-7    vsLHP:   1-3    1-Run:   2-4 
 vsEast:  3-7    vsCntrl: 0-0    vsWest:  2-3  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 15 Sat, Apr 21   LAD  L   1-5        5-10  5th  5.0 gb
 14 Fri, Apr 20   LAD  L   1-3        5-9   5th  5.0 gb
 13 Thu, Apr 19  @WSN  W  11-4        5-8   4th  4.0 gb
 12 Wed, Apr 18  @WSN  L   2-3        4-8   4th  5.0 gb
 11 Tue, Apr 17  @WSN  L   0-1        4-7   3rd  4.0 gb
 10 Mon, Apr 16  @WSN  L   3-6        4-6   2nd  3.0 gb
  9 Sun, Apr 15  @MIA  L   4-5 (11)   4-5   2nd  2.5 gb
  8 Sat, Apr 14  @MIA  W   5-4        4-4   2nd  1.5 gb
  7 Fri, Apr 13  @MIA  L   4-5 (11)   3-4   3rd  1.5 gb
  6 Wed, Apr 11   ATL  L   3-6        3-3   3rd  1.5 gb
 Last 10: 2-8    Last 20: 5-10   Last 30: 5-10
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sat, Apr 21, 2012 LAD  5 @HOU  1        W:Clayton Kershaw (1-0), L: Kyle Weiland (0-3), S: none
Fri, Apr 20, 2012 LAD  3 @HOU  1        W:Ted Lilly (2-0), L: J.A. Happ (1-1), S: Javy Guerra (7)

Sun, Aug 14, 2011 LAD  7  HOU  0        W:Hiroki Kuroda (8-14), L: Jordan Lyles (1-7), S: none
Sat, Aug 13, 2011 LAD  6  HOU  1        W:Clayton Kershaw (14-5), L: Wandy Rodriguez (8-9), S: none
Fri, Aug 12, 2011 LAD  1  HOU  0 (10)   W:Josh Lindblom (1-0), L: David Carpenter (0-2), S: none
Sun, Jun 19, 2011 LAD  1  HOU  0        W:Matt Guerrier (3-3), L: Wilton Lopez (1-3), S: Javy Guerra (2)
Sat, Jun 18, 2011 HOU  7 @LAD  0        W:Wandy Rodriguez (5-3), L: Rubby De La Rosa (3-1), S: none
Fri, Jun 17, 2011 HOU  7 @LAD  3        W:Brett Myers (3-6), L: Ted Lilly (5-6), S: none
Wed, May 25, 2011 HOU  2  LAD  1        W:Mark Melancon (4-1), L: Matt Guerrier (2-3), S: none
Tue, May 24, 2011 LAD  5 @HOU  4        W:Chad Billingsley (3-4), L: J.A. Happ (3-6), S: Javy Guerra (1)
Season Series: 2012 - LAD over 2-0; 2011 - LAD won 5-4; 2010 - LAD won 4-2; All-Time - LAD leads 386-318

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 2012 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 2011 season

NOTE: Team stats shown are for the 2012 season. Player Stats for the 2011 season. We will switch to 2012 stats on May 1st.

Dodgers Batters (4.53 RS/G) vs. Astros Pitchers (4.07 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 51.Rodriguez*
G/S/vB
28.Carpenter
G/S/vB
55.Cruz
G/S/vB
59.Lopez
G/S/vB
37.Lyon
G/S/vB
39.Myers
G/S/vB
43.Rodriguez
G/S/vB
53.Wright*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
17.Ellis G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· 1/no AB 2/.000 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· 103/75 .271/.392/.376/.769 1.069/.645 .946 48/.793 0/1 2/0
14.Ellis G/S/vP 3/1.334 2/.000 ··· 2/1.000 3/1.666 5/.400 1/no AB ··· 519/389 .248/.288/.346/.634 .693/.614 .559 60/.687 14/5 7/3
16.Ethier* G/S/vP 17/.411 3/1.167 ··· 3/2.000 4/1.000 12/.705 1/no AB 2/.000 551/400 .292/.368/.421/.789 .563/.878 .739 63/.970 0/1 11/0
9.Gordon* G/S/vP 3/1.334 ··· 1/3.000 1/.000 ··· 4/.250 ··· ··· 233/161 .304/.325/.362/.686 .595/.727 .700 61/.581 24/7 0/10
10.Gwynn* G/S/vP 5/2.000 3/.333 ··· 3/.666 2/2.000 4/.250 1/.000 ··· 340/264 .256/.308/.353/.660 .536/.696 .663 21/.522 22/6 2/1
6.Hairston G/S/vP 20/.894 2/1.000 ··· 5/.000 7/.857 10/.311 1/.000 1/.000 376/256 .270/.344/.383/.727 .706/.735 .683 28/.690 3/2 5/11
27.Kemp G/S/vP 23/.947 2/2.000 ··· 3/2.000 8/.625 15/1.025 1/.000 3/1.167 689/524 .324/.399/.586/.986 1.142/.939 .990 65/1.541 40/11 39/5
3.Kennedy* G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· 1/no AB ··· 12/1.117 7/.143 ··· 1/.000 409/334 .234/.277/.355/.632 .464/.669 .618 17/.312 8/2 7/5
7.Loney* G/S/vP 14/.297 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 6/1.583 11/.864 1/no AB 2/1.000 582/442 .288/.339/.416/.755 .561/.816 .756 52/.663 4/0 12/5
21.Rivera G/S/vP 6/.834 ··· ··· 2/.500 4/.000 5/1.000 1/4.000 ··· 521/392 .258/.319/.382/.701 .805/.667 .720 53/.635 5/3 11/3
12.Sellers G/S/vP 3/1.167 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 139/105 .203/.283/.301/.583 .782/.519 .605 18/.508 1/0 1/1
18.Treanor G/S/vP 5/.650 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 11/.182 ··· 1/.000 242/186 .214/.338/.291/.628 .601/.636 .554 11/.515 2/2 3/4
5.Uribe G/S/vP 11/.773 ··· ··· 3/.000 ··· 20/.500 ··· 1/.000 295/216 .204/.264/.293/.557 .485/.582 .432 36/.522 2/0 4/3
IP 191.0 27.2 71.0 13.1 216.0 52.1 12.0 TOTAL .252/.335/.413/.748 .802/.723 .721 .748 10/9 15/7
ERA-K/9 3.49/7.8 2.93/9.4 /0.0 2.79/7.1 11.48/4.1 4.46/6.7 3.96/9.8 1.50/8.2 3.62/6.4

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Ellis (11-4-2)
 Treanor (42-14-2)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 808/.251 125/.272 / 298/.264 71/.409 917/.267 231/.264 44/.154 .256  Kemp
 Ethier
 Gwynn
 Rivera
 Hairston
0/159/0/11
0/0/126/8
110/12/2/8
56/0/17/3
23/20/0/2
OPS .739 .809 .686 1.133 .751 .781 .583 .706
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 162/.628 54/.697 / 108/.804 25/2.071 404/.786 88/.755 30/.205 .728
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 646/.768 71/.889 / 190/.619 46/.628 513/.724 143/.796 14/1.352 .703
Home 350/.739 70/.692 / 155/.684 38/1.146 424/.779 126/.801 22/.897
Last 28d days 79/.561 33/.634 26/.580 38/.500 23/.982 11/.382 26/.626 18/.789
HR/SB/CS 25/20/3 3/1/0 // 6/1/2 4/2/0 31/15/6 6/7/1 1/2/0 13/12/4
Usage ····X··· Xoo···X· X··oX··X ooo···X· ·o···X·· ··o····X ···X··o· ·o·o·oo·

NOTE: Team stats shown are for the 2012 season. Player Stats for the 2011 season. We will switch to 2012 stats on May 1st.

Astros Batters (3.93 RS/G) vs. Dodgers Pitchers (3.07 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 58.Billingsley
G/S/vB
57.Elbert*
G/S/vB
54.Guerra
G/S/vB
55.Guerrier
G/S/vB
74.Jansen
G/S/vB
52.Lindblom
G/S/vB
66.MacDougal
G/S/vB
28.Wright
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
27.Altuve G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 2/.500 ··· 234/174 .276/.297/.357/.654 .766/.618 .651 58/.860 7/3 2/2
19.Bogusevic* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 3/.666 1/.000 182/167 .287/.348/.457/.805 .421/.839 .811 50/.657 4/2 4/2
6.Buck* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 4/1.750 160/142 .228/.275/.342/.617 .300/.654 .662 23/.804 1/1 2/1
15.Castro* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· / /// / 37/.551 / /
16.Downs G/S/vP 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 222/169 .276/.347/.518/.864 1.032/.812 .948 16/.717 0/0 10/6
9.Gonzalez# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 / /// / 35/.581 / /
23.Johnson G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 2/.000 1/.000 4/.000 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 405/302 .251/.291/.378/.670 .635/.681 .601 58/.627 2/2 7/15
45.Lee G/S/vP 21/.602 ··· 3/.000 3/.000 2/.500 1/2.000 8/.750 21/.675 653/498 .275/.342/.446/.788 1.028/.715 .796 67/.630 4/3 18/7
4.Lowrie# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 2/2.000 341/224 .252/.303/.382/.685 .876/.582 .778 37/.609 1/1 6/15
14.Martinez G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/no AB 1/.000 ··· ··· 226/169 .274/.319/.423/.742 1.119/.620 .755 61/1.039 0/1 6/1
22.Maxwell G/S/vP 4/.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/2.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· / /// / 17/.732 / /
1.Schafer* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/2.000 1/no AB 1/.000 338/256 .242/.309/.315/.624 .560/.645 .662 65/.702 22/4 2/2
18.Snyder G/S/vP 24/.617 1/.000 1/.000 2/.500 ··· ··· 3/.000 12/1.283 119/84 .271/.376/.396/.772 .826/.750 .523 23/.221 0/1 3/0
IP 188.0 33.1 46.2 66.1 53.2 29.2 57.0 68.1 TOTAL .246/.324/.356/.679 .640/.714 .703 .679 12/4 7/12
ERA-K/9 4.21/7.3 2.43/9.2 2.31/7.3 4.07/6.8 2.85/16.1 2.73/8.5 2.05/6.5 3.16/6.3 2.85/9.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Snyder (17-6-5)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 829/.264 139/.220 195/.218 282/.233 218/.159 116/.212 247/.257 286/.246 .204  Lee
 Bogusevic
 Martinez
 Schafer
 Buck
 Wright
 Downs
80/0/0/10
13/0/40/9
51/0/1/5
0/79/0/1
25/1/14/0
0/0/1/0
0/0/3/0
OPS .729 .611 .608 .633 .494 .572 .691 .713 .607
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 388/.797 75/.517 86/.490 120/.631 93/.494 35/1.019 94/.743 138/.700 .639
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 441/.670 64/.726 109/.698 162/.634 125/.493 81/.394 153/.658 148/.725 .589
Road 428/.788 73/.600 106/.748 126/.585 104/.438 59/.556 132/.733 142/.803
Last 28d days 73/.572 14/1.471 29/.450 27/.458 41/.544 33/.380 19/.707 19/.211
HR/SB/CS 14/9/4 1/1/1 2/0/1 4/7/0 3/7/0 0/1/5 3/5/2 6/8/3 9/12/5
Usage ····X··· ········ ·oo·X·o· ···XX·X· XX·oo·o· ·o·X··X· X······o X·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.