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Game Preview: PIT @ LAD, 10:10pm, Thursday, April 12, 2012 @Dodger Stadium

Pirates, 2-3, 2-3 5th, 2 GB, 1½ GB in WC

SP: Jeff Karstens (29, RHP, 0-0, 1.50)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. LAD Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (0-0) 6.0 5 1 1 1 2 0 1.50
2011 (9-9) 162.1 163 69 61 33 96 22 3.38
2010 (3-10) 122.2 146 72 67 27 72 21 4.92
Last 7 GS 1-3 38.1 46 18 18 9 27 3 4.23 48
2012-04-07 PHI ND 6.0 5 1 1 1 2 0 85 59
2011-09-19 @ARI L 6.0 5 1 1 1 3 1 85 60
2011-09-13 STL ND 4.1 7 4 4 2 2 0 68 33
2011-08-28 @STL L 3.2 9 5 5 2 1 0 65 22
2011-08-22 MIL L 7.0 6 2 2 1 5 0 103 61
2011-08-16 STL ND 5.1 6 3 3 2 5 1 91 47
2011-08-10 @SFG W 6.0 8 2 2 0 9 1 99 57
Last 5 v.LAD 0-2 18.2 32 13 10 3 8 2 4.82 39
2011-05-09 LAD ND 5.2 7 1 1 1 2 0 90 52
2010-05-02 @LAD L 5.0 11 6 6 1 3 1 79 23
2009-09-25 LAD ND 3.0 3 1 1 0 1 0 48 50
2008-09-16 LAD L 5.0 11 5 2 1 2 1 91 32
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    2-1    Road:    0-2    ExtrInn: 1-0 
 vsRHP:   1-2    vsLHP:   1-1    1-Run:   2-2 
 vsEast:  2-1    vsCntrl: 0-0    vsWest:  0-2  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
  5 Wed, Apr 11  @LAD  L   1-4        2-3   5th  2.0 gb
  4 Tue, Apr 10  @LAD  L   1-2        2-2   4th  2.0 gb
  3 Sun, Apr  8   PHI  W   5-4        2-1   2nd  0.5 gb
  2 Sat, Apr  7   PHI  W   2-1 (10)   1-1   2nd  0.5 gb
  1 Thu, Apr  5   PHI  L   0-1        0-1   5th  1.0 gb
 Last 10: 2-3    Last 20: 2-3    Last 30: 2-3 
Dodgers, 5-1, 5-1 1st, ½ up

SP: Chris Capuano (33, LHP, 0-0, 7.71)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. PIT Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (0-0) 4.2 2 4 4 5 4 0 7.71
2011 (11-12) 186.0 198 99 94 53 168 27 4.55
2010 (4-4) 66.0 65 29 29 21 54 9 3.95
Last 7 GS 1-1 36.1 41 23 22 14 36 6 5.45 46
2012-04-07 @SDP ND 4.2 2 4 4 5 4 0 86 43
2011-09-27 CIN ND 6.0 5 3 3 1 9 2 88 58
2011-09-22 @STL ND 4.2 8 4 4 2 4 2 103 34
2011-09-16 @ATL W 5.0 6 2 2 2 6 1 103 51
2011-09-10 CHC ND 7.0 5 2 1 1 6 0 95 66
2011-09-05 @FLA L 4.0 8 6 6 1 3 1 75 24
2011-08-31 FLA ND 5.0 7 2 2 2 4 0 99 47
Last 5 v.PIT 2-1 24.1 25 14 13 9 19 2 4.81 48
2011-06-12 @PIT W 7.0 3 0 0 2 5 0 95 74
2011-06-01 PIT L 6.0 8 5 5 1 2 0 79 37
2010-08-28 PIT ND 3.0 6 6 6 3 5 2 75 25
2010-07-19 @PIT W 5.0 3 1 1 1 4 0 65 60
2007-07-03 @PIT ND 3.1 5 2 1 2 3 0 84 45
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    2-0    Road:    3-1    ExtrInn: 1-0 
 vsRHP:   3-0    vsLHP:   2-1    1-Run:   2-0 
 vsEast:  0-0    vsCntrl: 2-0    vsWest:  3-1  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
  6 Wed, Apr 11   PIT  W   4-1        5-1   1st  0.5 up
  5 Tue, Apr 10   PIT  W   2-1        4-1   2nd  0.5 gb
  4 Sun, Apr  8  @SDP  L   4-8        3-1   2nd  0.5 gb
  3 Sat, Apr  7  @SDP  W   6-5 (11)   3-0   1st  0.5 up
  2 Fri, Apr  6  @SDP  W   6-0        2-0   1st  0.5 up
  1 Thu, Apr  5  @SDP  W   5-3        1-0   1st  0.5 up
 Last 10: 5-1    Last 20: 5-1    Last 30: 5-1 
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Wed, Apr 11, 2012 LAD  4  PIT  1        W:Chad Billingsley (2-0), L: Erik Bedard (0-2), S: Javy Guerra (4)
Tue, Apr 10, 2012 LAD  2  PIT  1        W:Kenley Jansen (1-0), L: Jason Grilli (0-1), S: Javy Guerra (3)

Sun, Sep 18, 2011 LAD 15  PIT  1        W:Chad Billingsley (11-10), L: Brad Lincoln (1-3), S: none
Sat, Sep 17, 2011 LAD  6  PIT  1        W:Ted Lilly (10-14), L: James McDonald (9-9), S: none
Fri, Sep 16, 2011 LAD  7  PIT  2        W:Hiroki Kuroda (12-16), L: Jeff Locke (0-2), S: none
Thu, Sep 15, 2011 PIT  6 @LAD  2        W:Ross Ohlendorf (1-2), L: Dana Eveland (2-1), S: Joel Hanrahan (38)
Thu, Sep 01, 2011 LAD  6 @PIT  4        W:Dana Eveland (1-0), L: Brad Lincoln (1-1), S: Kenley Jansen (3)
Wed, May 11, 2011 LAD  2 @PIT  0        W:Hiroki Kuroda (4-3), L: Paul Maholm (1-5), S: Vicente Padilla (3)
Tue, May 10, 2011 LAD 10 @PIT  3        W:Ted Lilly (3-3), L: Kevin Correia (5-3), S: none
Mon, May 09, 2011 PIT  4  LAD  1        W:Jose Veras (1-1), L: Chad Billingsley (2-2), S: Joel Hanrahan (11)
Season Series: 2012 - LAD over 2-0; 2011 - LAD won 6-2; 2010 - LAD won 4-3; All-Time - LAD leads 1118-986

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.

Pirates Batters (1.80 RS/G) vs. Dodgers Pitchers (3.00 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 35.Capuano*
G/S/vB
60.Coffey
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/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
24.Alvarez* G/S/vP 6/1.100 ··· ··· ··· 2/.500 ··· ··· 5/.200 ··· 262/219 .191/.272/.289/.561 .545/.565 .616 9/.556 1/0 4/14
26.Barajas G/S/vP ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· 8/.250 1/.000 ··· 3/3.000 1/3.000 337/236 .230/.287/.430/.717 .818/.674 .862 13/.231 0/0 16/2
12.Barmes G/S/vP 13/.785 7/.367 4/.500 ··· 3/.000 4/.833 2/1.500 2/.000 5/.650 495/363 .244/.312/.386/.698 .649/.715 .732 17/.392 3/1 12/12
65.Hague G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· / /// / 7/.286 / /
5.Harrison G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 204/141 .272/.281/.374/.656 .593/.685 .641 2/3.000 4/1 1/8
46.Jones* G/S/vP 6/.500 4/.750 1/.000 1/.000 4/.000 2/.000 ··· 2/1.500 ··· 478/406 .243/.321/.433/.753 .460/.808 .723 11/.455 6/3 16/4
22.McCutchen G/S/vP 8/1.417 8/.125 ··· 2/.000 1/.000 1/no AB ··· 3/.000 1/.000 678/511 .259/.364/.456/.820 .945/.779 .867 21/.749 23/10 23/7
14.McGehee G/S/vP 6/.000 2/.000 2/.000 1/2.000 4/.500 3/.666 ··· 4/.500 ··· 600/464 .223/.280/.346/.626 .413/.689 .548 9/1.111 0/3 13/20
55.McKenry G/S/vP ··· 2/2.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 201/149 .222/.276/.322/.598 .498/.629 .597 4/.500 0/1 2/5
2.McLouth* G/S/vP 5/1.000 3/.667 3/.333 ··· 1/.000 2/.500 ··· 3/1.167 ··· 321/220 .228/.344/.333/.677 .531/.743 .610 6/.533 4/2 4/2
36.Navarro G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 66/35 .250/.303/.350/.653 .704/.605 .516 3/.667 0/0 1/2
7.Presley* G/S/vP ··· 2/2.000 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· 2/1.000 ··· 231/161 .298/.339/.465/.804 .599/.893 .806 22/.667 9/3 4/1
31.Tabata G/S/vP 10/.856 5/.200 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 382/292 .266/.349/.362/.711 .819/.679 .584 18/.333 16/7 4/2
18.Walker# G/S/vP 10/.500 5/1.000 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· 662/480 .273/.334/.408/.742 .672/.773 .759 18/.170 9/6 12/6
IP 186.0 59.2 33.1 46.2 66.1 53.2 29.2 57.0 68.1 TOTAL .189/.228/.277/.504 .407/.545 .452 .504 4/1 2/4
ERA-K/9 4.55/8.1 3.62/6.9 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 2.78/8.8

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Barajas (60-20-3)
 McKenry (39-13-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 802/.270 254/.244 139/.220 195/.218 282/.233 218/.159 116/.212 247/.257 286/.246 .184  McCutchen
 Tabata
 Jones
 Presley
 Navarro
 McLouth
0/156/0/9
77/2/15/4
0/0/90/2
49/5/0/2
3/0/0/0
26/56/3/0
OPS .781 .656 .611 .608 .633 .494 .572 .691 .713 .553
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 177/.653 89/.867 75/.517 86/.490 120/.631 93/.494 35/1.019 94/.743 138/.700 .560
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 625/.818 165/.540 64/.726 109/.698 162/.634 125/.493 81/.394 153/.658 148/.725 .548
Home 424/.690 111/.619 66/.623 89/.442 156/.674 114/.545 57/.589 115/.643 144/.626
Last 28d days 21/.458 6/.900 9/1.667 13/.258 10/.311 18/.500 14/.143 9/.619 5/.400
HR/SB/CS 27/9/5 4/2/1 1/1/1 2/0/1 4/7/0 3/7/0 0/1/5 3/5/2 6/8/3 4/4/1
Usage ····X··· ···oo··· ···Xo··· oo··X·o· o···o·o· Xo··X·X· ···X··X· ····X·X· ···ooo··

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 (4.50 RS/G) vs. Pirates Pitchers (2.40 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 27.Karstens
G/S/vB
37.Cruz
G/S/vB
39.Grilli
G/S/vB
52.Hanrahan
G/S/vB
48.Hughes
G/S/vB
47.Meek
G/S/vB
30.Resop
G/S/vB
44.Watson*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
17.Ellis G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/no AB 3/2.000 ··· 103/75 .271/.392/.376/.769 1.069/.645 .580 20/.800 0/1 2/0
14.Ellis G/S/vP ··· 1/no AB 5/.400 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· 519/389 .248/.288/.346/.634 .693/.614 .712 27/.557 14/5 7/3
16.Ethier* G/S/vP 11/1.000 11/1.500 5/1.000 5/1.000 ··· 2/2.000 1/.000 ··· 551/400 .292/.368/.421/.789 .563/.878 .837 25/1.183 0/1 11/0
9.Gordon* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 2/1.000 ··· 2/1.000 ··· 2/1.500 3/1.667 233/161 .304/.325/.362/.686 .595/.727 .667 29/.618 24/7 0/10
10.Gwynn* G/S/vP 1/.000 1/no AB 1/no AB 2/.000 ··· 1/2.000 4/.000 ··· 340/264 .256/.308/.353/.660 .536/.696 .657 5/.400 22/6 2/1
6.Hairston G/S/vP 12/.583 1/no AB 5/.200 3/.666 ··· 2/.000 7/.334 ··· 376/256 .270/.344/.383/.727 .706/.735 .771 11/.899 3/2 5/11
27.Kemp G/S/vP 7/.619 5/.400 10/1.025 6/.000 1/2.000 5/.600 2/.000 ··· 689/524 .324/.399/.586/.986 1.142/.939 .981 26/1.105 40/11 39/5
3.Kennedy* G/S/vP 3/1.000 5/1.100 4/.750 3/2.334 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 409/334 .234/.277/.355/.632 .464/.669 .645 5/.400 8/2 7/5
7.Loney* G/S/vP 10/.844 7/.953 9/.819 2/.000 2/.500 5/.400 3/2.334 1/.000 582/442 .288/.339/.416/.755 .561/.816 .754 18/.111 4/0 12/5
21.Rivera G/S/vP 3/.666 6/.533 3/.333 1/.000 1/.000 3/1.167 ··· ··· 521/392 .258/.319/.382/.701 .805/.667 .678 23/.800 5/3 11/3
12.Sellers G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 139/105 .203/.283/.301/.583 .782/.519 .549 5/.000 1/0 1/1
18.Treanor G/S/vP 2/1.000 2/.000 ··· 4/.000 ··· 1/no AB 1/.000 ··· 242/186 .214/.338/.291/.628 .601/.636 .692 3/.000 2/2 3/4
5.Uribe G/S/vP 6/.533 4/.500 14/.083 3/.666 ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 ··· 295/216 .204/.264/.293/.557 .485/.582 .660 19/.485 2/0 4/3
IP 162.1 48.2 32.2 68.2 11.0 20.2 69.2 41.0 TOTAL .240/.307/.373/.679 .731/.650 .703 .679 6/2 5/2
ERA-K/9 3.38/5.3 3.88/8.5 2.48/10.2 1.83/8.0 4.09/8.2 3.48/7.4 4.39/10.2 3.95/8.1 2.05/7.0

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

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 668/.263 200/.211 140/.200 274/.220 46/.220 100/.310 309/.269 174/.228 .239  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 .721 .671 .601 .543 .630 .762 .756 .711 .594
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 310/.816 81/.527 52/.766 123/.528 18/.782 41/.699 117/.716 69/.708 .548
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 358/.641 119/.770 88/.508 151/.555 28/.546 59/.807 192/.775 105/.713 .625
Road 320/.747 95/.698 66/.703 106/.448 26/.969 54/.802 147/.634 83/.817
Last 28d days 23/.511 14/.714 8/.625 8/.250 11/.425 9/.667 8/.542 5/.600
HR/SB/CS 22/14/2 5/8/3 2/0/0 1/3/0 1/2/0 1/0/0 8/9/3 6/8/1 2/6/0
Usage ····X··· ·X··X·X· ·X··X··· ···XX··· X··X···· X··X···· 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.