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Game Preview: LAD @ ATL, 4:00pm, Saturday, August 1, 2009 @Turner Field

Dodgers, 64-39, 1st, 8 up

SP: Randy Wolf (32, LHP, 5-5, 3.43)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. ATL Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (5-5) 134.0 117 54 51 37 99 17 3.43
2008 (12-12) 190.1 191 100 91 71 162 21 4.30
2007 (9-6) 102.2 110 55 54 39 94 10 4.73
Last 7 GS 2-3 41.0 38 17 17 9 30 6 3.73 54
2009-07-27 @STL L 6.0 7 2 2 2 4 0 98 52
2009-07-21 CIN W 7.1 4 2 2 1 4 1 115 65
2009-07-16 HOU L 6.0 5 3 3 1 6 1 94 55
2009-07-09 @NYM W 6.1 7 2 2 2 3 0 118 52
2009-07-04 @SDP ND 6.0 4 1 1 0 8 0 100 68
2009-06-29 COL ND 6.0 4 2 2 1 4 1 96 59
2009-06-24 @CHW L 3.1 7 5 5 2 1 3 87 25
Last 5 v.ATL 0-2 21.1 31 23 22 15 12 2 9.28 33
2008-07-13 ATL L 5.0 6 6 6 3 1 0 96 29
2008-05-07 @ATL L 6.0 8 5 5 4 1 0 86 33
2007-07-03 ATL ND 3.0 5 6 6 4 1 1 59 22
2007-05-06 @ATL ND 5.1 6 1 1 2 8 0 107 58
2006-09-13 @ATL ND 2.0 6 5 4 2 1 1 52 25
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   34-17   Road:   30-22   ExtrInn:10-3 
 vsRHP:  46-28   vsLHP:  18-11   1-Run:  20-10
 vsEast: 14-8    vsCntrl:11-10   vsWest: 30-12 IL: 9-9 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
103 Fri, Jul 31  @ATL  W   5-0       64-39  1st  8.0 up
102 Thu, Jul 30  @STL  W   5-3 (10)  63-39  1st  7.0 up
101 Wed, Jul 29  @STL  L   2-3 (15)  62-39  1st  7.0 up
100 Tue, Jul 28  @STL  L   0-10      62-38  1st  8.0 up
 99 Mon, Jul 27  @STL  L   1-6       62-37  1st  8.0 up
 98 Sun, Jul 26   FLA  L   6-8       62-36  1st  8.0 up
 97 Sat, Jul 25   FLA  W   4-3       62-35  1st  9.0 up
 96 Fri, Jul 24   FLA  L   3-6       61-35  1st  9.0 up
 95 Wed, Jul 22   CIN  W   6-2       61-34  1st  9.0 up
 94 Tue, Jul 21   CIN  W  12-3       60-34  1st  9.0 up
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:17-13
Braves, 52-51, 3rd, 8 GB, 4 GB in WC

SP: Derek Lowe (36, RHP, 10-7, 4.20)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. LAD Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (10-7) 130.2 142 65 61 41 70 7 4.20
2008 (14-11) 211.0 194 84 76 45 147 14 3.24
2007 (12-14) 199.1 194 100 86 59 147 20 3.88
Last 7 GS 3-2 38.1 53 21 19 12 19 4 4.46 44
2009-07-26 @MIL W 6.0 9 2 2 0 3 1 94 49
2009-07-21 SFG W 6.0 7 1 1 1 4 0 92 57
2009-07-16 NYM ND 6.0 5 3 3 3 2 0 112 49
2009-07-10 @COL W 6.0 4 1 1 1 5 1 88 64
2009-07-05 @WSN L 5.1 10 4 4 1 1 0 85 32
2009-06-30 PHI ND 6.0 7 2 2 3 4 1 103 51
2009-06-25 NYY L 3.0 11 8 6 3 0 1 78 6
Last 5 v.LAD 0-1 14.0 11 5 5 5 6 1 3.21 57
2004-06-11 LAD ND 7.0 5 0 0 4 4 0 103 67
2002-06-22 @LAD L 7.0 6 5 5 1 2 1 87 46
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   27-24   Road:   25-27   ExtrInn: 6-3 
 vsRHP:  32-36   vsLHP:  20-15   1-Run:  17-15
 vsEast: 20-15   vsCntrl:15-16   vsWest: 10-12 IL: 7-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
103 Fri, Jul 31   LAD  L   0-5       52-51  3rd  8.0 gb
102 Thu, Jul 30  @FLA  W   6-3 (10)  52-50  3rd  7.0 gb
101 Wed, Jul 29  @FLA  L   3-6       51-50  3rd  8.0 gb
100 Tue, Jul 28  @FLA  L   3-4       51-49  3rd  8.0 gb
 99 Sun, Jul 26  @MIL  W  10-2       51-48  2nd  6.5 gb
 98 Sat, Jul 25  @MIL  L   0-4       50-48  2nd  6.5 gb
 97 Fri, Jul 24  @MIL  W   9-4       50-47  2nd  5.5 gb
 96 Thu, Jul 23   SFG  L   1-5       49-47  2nd  6.5 gb
 95 Wed, Jul 22   SFG  W   4-2       49-46  2nd  5.5 gb
 94 Tue, Jul 21   SFG  W   8-1       48-46  2nd  6.5 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:18-12
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Wed, Jul 09, 2008 LAD  2  ATL  1        W:Derek Lowe (7-8), L: Tim Hudson (9-7), S: Takashi Saito (17)
Tue, Jul 08, 2008 ATL  9 @LAD  3        W:Jair Jurrjens (9-4), L: Chad Billingsley (8-8), S: none
Mon, Jul 07, 2008 LAD  3  ATL  0        W:Hiroki Kuroda (5-6), L: Jorge Campillo (3-4), S: none
Sun, Apr 20, 2008 ATL  6  LAD  1        W:Jair Jurrjens (2-2), L: Hiroki Kuroda (1-2), S: none
Sat, Apr 19, 2008 ATL  4  LAD  1        W:Chuck James (1-1), L: Chad Billingsley (0-3), S: Manny Acosta (1)
Fri, Apr 18, 2008 ATL  6  LAD  1        W:Will Ohman (1-0), L: Derek Lowe (1-1), S: none
Thu, Jul 05, 2007 ATL  8 @LAD  6        W:Peter Moylan (3-1), L: Eric Stults (0-1), S: Bob Wickman (16)
Wed, Jul 04, 2007 ATL  5 @LAD  2        W:Chuck James (8-7), L: Mark Hendrickson (2-4), S: Bob Wickman (15)
Tue, Jul 03, 2007 LAD  7  ATL  6        W:Rudy Seanez (5-1), L: Wilfredo Ledezma (3-2), S: Takashi Saito (23)
Mon, Jul 02, 2007 LAD  8  ATL  2        W:Joe Beimel (2-1), L: John Smoltz (9-5), S: none
Season Series: 2009 - LAD leads 1-0; 2008 - ATL won 4-2; 2007 - ATL won 4-3; All-Time - LAD leads 1152-1002

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 2009 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

LAA  5.55

CHW  4.50

SDP  3.69

RA/G

SFG  3.67

FLA  4.63

WSN  5.47

BA

I. Suzuki  .364

M. Cabrera  .290

R. Cedeno  .167

OBP

M. Ramirez  .444

C. Blake  .362

R. Cedeno  .213

SLG

A. Pujols  .678

C. Blake  .472

A. Casilla  .211

OPS

A. Pujols  1.121

V. Martinez  .832

A. Casilla  .474

ERA

Z. Greinke  2.08

A. Cook  3.87

J. Geer  5.96

K/9IP

T. Lincecum  11.08

C. Sabathia  6.63

J. Lannan  3.65

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

Dodgers Batters (4.89 RS/G) vs. Braves Pitchers (4.15 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 32.Lowe
G/S/vB
46.Acosta
G/S/vB
51.Gonzalez*
G/S/vB
48.Hanson
G/S/vB
49.Jurrjens
G/S/vB
11.Kawakami
G/S/vB
36.Logan*
G/S/vB
54.Medlen
G/S/vB
58.Moylan
G/S/vB
34.O'Flaherty*
G/S/vB
39.Soriano
G/S/vB
33.Vazquez
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
12.Ausmus G/S/vP 23/.478 1/.000 2/1.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 15/.467 73/63 .313/.371/.422/.793 1.000/.761 .901 13/1.409 1/0 1/0
23.Blake G/S/vP 11/.764 ··· 2/.000 ··· 6/.000 ··· 6/1.867 ··· ··· 1/no AB 4/2.750 31/.651 392/301 .283/.362/.472/.834 1.089/.761 .867 97/.796 2/4 12/8
14.Castro G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 8/1.357 85/68 .325/.369/.403/.772 .915/.734 .866 17/.647 0/0 1/2
16.Ethier* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· 6/1.500 ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· ··· 431/312 .265/.355/.493/.848 .637/.931 .651 100/.914 4/3 21/3
15.Furcal# G/S/vP 14/1.356 ··· 4/.000 ··· 4/.250 ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 ··· 3/.666 48/.667 420/324 .265/.333/.369/.702 .719/.697 .719 108/.845 6/4 5/14
13.Hudson# G/S/vP 39/.822 2/1.000 ··· ··· 6/1.500 ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 15/.800 448/334 .287/.354/.426/.781 .952/.723 .709 86/.806 6/0 7/5
27.Kemp G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.500 ··· 2/.000 ··· 419/322 .316/.382/.484/.866 1.077/.804 .930 93/.953 22/4 13/2
7.Loney* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 6/.500 ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.500 ··· 1/.000 ··· 427/328 .289/.358/.404/.763 .889/.724 .871 91/.886 6/2 7/3
5.Loretta G/S/vP 24/.432 2/.000 4/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/no AB 3/.000 37/.722 138/106 .225/.326/.267/.593 .752/.547 .738 26/.361 0/0 0/0
55.Martin G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 2/1.000 ··· 6/1.166 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 3/.000 ··· 383/289 .261/.371/.319/.690 .718/.680 .697 84/.759 8/6 3/4
9.Pierre* G/S/vP 20/.358 ··· 1/4.000 ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 4/.000 28/.665 312/224 .316/.371/.397/.768 .868/.731 .894 38/.631 23/9 0/1
99.Ramirez G/S/vP 12/.533 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· 1/5.000 ··· 4/1.750 19/.948 207/174 .317/.444/.611/1.055 .894/1.087 1.021 83/.983 0/0 11/1
IP 130.2 25.0 47.0 61.0 134.0 105.0 9.0 40.1 45.0 35.0 48.0 140.1 TOTAL .275/.352/.411/.764 .819/.746 .775 .821 78/33 84/55
ERA-K/9 4.20/4.8 3.60/6.5 3.06/12.1 3.25/6.0 2.69/6.2 4.37/6.5 2.00/3.0 4.91/9.2 3.80/7.4 3.60/6.4 1.88/12.2 3.01/10.1 3.74/7.4

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 566/.278 108/.266 205/.231 235/.230 548/.233 459/.253 36/.194 169/.254 192/.256 146/.237 189/.163 562/.230 .250
OPS .729 .753 .700 .694 .658 .780 .499 .757 .659 .590 .467 .622 .707
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 291/.676 51/.888 72/.676 123/.746 268/.723 230/.724 23/.558 89/.615 76/.777 75/.566 92/.572 287/.637 .709
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 275/.787 57/.637 133/.712 112/.637 280/.596 229/.837 13/.397 80/.912 116/.585 71/.614 97/.370 275/.606 .705
Home 284/.719 57/.801 92/.737 105/.644 278/.580 238/.642 14/.607 62/.683 102/.621 80/.635 100/.361 291/.595
Last 28d days 125/.729 42/.968 40/.776 106/.708 124/.654 97/.767 22/.529 54/.827 51/.674 24/.625 36/.465 111/.609
HR/SB/CS 7/7/2 2/3/0 4/4/2 5/9/4 8/9/6 13/5/4 0/2/0 4/1/1 0/9/3 1/0/3 2/2/0 12/5/4 69/60/32
Usage ·····X·· o·X···o· ·X·X·o·· X·····X· ···X···· ··X····· ··o····· X·o··X·· ·o·X·o·o o·····X· ·X·o···X ·X·····X
Braves Batters (4.39 RS/G) vs. Dodgers Pitchers (3.91 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 43.Wolf*
G/S/vB
58.Billingsley
G/S/vB
51.Broxton
G/S/vB
57.Elbert*
G/S/vB
22.Kershaw*
G/S/vB
56.Kuo*
G/S/vB
18.Kuroda
G/S/vB
52.McDonald
G/S/vB
59.Mota
G/S/vB
29.Schmidt
G/S/vB
38.Troncoso
G/S/vB
49.Vargas
G/S/vB
36.Weaver
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
18.Anderson* G/S/vP ··· 6/1.417 3/1.667 ··· ··· 3/.666 3/.666 ··· 11/1.697 ··· ··· 3/.000 44/.506 302/227 .301/.334/.466/.800 .901/.766 .834 91/.951 1/0 9/3
25.Church* G/S/vP 3/.000 12/.444 3/2.667 ··· 2/.000 3/1.667 8/1.500 2/.000 4/1.750 5/.800 2/1.000 3/.333 5/1.400 300/236 .272/.339/.366/.705 .478/.762 .630 64/.499 6/2 3/2
23.Diaz G/S/vP 11/1.352 ··· 2/.500 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 4/.500 ··· 211/112 .294/.364/.444/.807 .897/.728 .878 52/.675 5/1 4/1
19.Escobar G/S/vP 5/.400 6/.833 ··· ··· ··· ··· 7/.143 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 4/.500 ··· 372/250 .305/.370/.471/.841 .705/.905 .874 77/.998 3/3 11/11
27.Hernandez G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 79/61 .137/.182/.219/.401 .176/.467 .502 21/.333 0/1 1/1
2.Johnson* G/S/vP 6/.334 8/.700 2/no AB ··· ··· ··· 7/.953 ··· 3/.333 4/.500 ··· 9/.778 3/1.334 275/198 .225/.296/.393/.690 .940/.592 .717 12/1.745 5/2 6/7
10.Jones# G/S/vP 57/1.133 7/.629 3/.667 ··· ··· ··· 6/.833 ··· 14/.819 47/1.257 1/.000 23/1.027 21/.829 377/256 .286/.403/.481/.884 .949/.849 .865 86/.861 2/1 13/14
22.Kotchman* G/S/vP ··· 5/1.000 ··· ··· ··· 3/1.000 3/1.000 ··· ··· 3/.333 ··· 1/2.000 7/1.904 336/235 .282/.354/.409/.764 .660/.808 .731 77/.880 0/0 6/0
16.McCann* G/S/vP 8/2.475 7/1.571 3/.666 ··· ··· 1/.000 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 8/.708 1/.000 2/.000 4/2.750 332/221 .303/.372/.524/.895 .560/1.059 .888 92/.880 3/1 12/5
13.McLouth* G/S/vP 6/.533 5/.400 3/.333 1/no AB 2/.000 2/1.000 6/.000 ··· 3/1.667 7/.858 1/.000 11/.818 4/.000 407/269 .261/.349/.456/.805 .761/.828 .754 110/.838 15/1 15/1
20.Norton# G/S/vP 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 9/1.806 ··· ··· 19/1.166 62/50 .118/.274/.157/.431 .697/.360 .380 11/.473 0/0 0/0
14.Prado G/S/vP 3/1.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/3.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 275/163 .311/.375/.471/.847 1.073/.702 .839 105/.801 0/3 6/4
8.Ross G/S/vP 7/.619 6/1.267 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 2/.000 ··· 6/1.166 3/.000 108/71 .283/.383/.533/.916 .664/1.050 .699 10/.522 0/0 6/0
IP 134.0 138.2 47.2 11.1 120.2 8.0 71.0 35.0 50.1 14.0 62.1 11.0 54.0 TOTAL .265/.337/.412/.749 .755/.746 .739 .823 36/16 91/69
ERA-K/9 3.43/6.6 3.96/8.5 2.83/14.0 3.97/9.6 2.76/8.7 4.50/7.9 4.44/6.7 4.89/5.7 3.04/4.8 4.50/3.9 2.02/5.5 1.64/8.2 3.83/6.7 3.64/7.5

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 547/.235 579/.241 187/.146 46/.279 494/.200 37/.179 295/.244 148/.248 204/.210 38/.323 259/.254 43/.184 242/.282 .234
OPS .690 .684 .436 .869 .594 .683 .671 .746 .641 1.045 .641 .542 .828 .683
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 105/.317 313/.715 92/.369 17/.779 100/.485 13/.167 136/.655 57/.701 78/.606 15/.500 110/.622 19/.888 109/.939 .671
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 442/.779 266/.647 95/.498 29/.917 394/.622 24/.958 159/.684 91/.774 126/.661 23/1.395 149/.656 24/.297 133/.733 .690
Road 266/.681 297/.654 96/.679 26/.925 242/.633 31/.507 152/.677 75/.758 90/.814 / 130/.565 15/.564 105/.992
Last 28d days 131/.612 118/.802 40/.625 16/.321 127/.478 10/.222 104/.758 37/.738 49/.460 38/1.045 51/.810 43/.542 74/.882
HR/SB/CS 17/4/2 10/5/7 1/3/1 3/0/1 5/5/4 1/0/0 7/8/0 4/1/1 4/5/1 1/2/0 3/5/2 1/0/0 5/7/2 79/58/27
Usage ····X··· ···X···· ·oX···o· ········ ··X····X ·Xo·o··· ·X····X· Xo··X··X ·Xo·o·X· X····X·· o·X··o·X ··X··X··

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.