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Game Preview: LAD @ CHC, 2:20pm, Friday, May 29, 2009 @Wrigley Field

Dodgers, 34-15, 1st, 9 up

SP: Chad Billingsley (24, RHP, 6-2, 2.82)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. CHC Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (6-2) 67.0 50 23 21 30 69 1 2.82
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 3-2 48.0 39 17 15 23 48 1 2.81 59
2009-05-24 LAA L 6.0 9 5 4 1 6 0 108 41
2009-05-19 NYM W 6.1 4 3 3 5 7 0 117 55
2009-05-14 @PHI ND 7.0 3 1 1 4 9 0 123 72
2009-05-08 SFG L 7.0 8 3 3 4 5 0 115 50
2009-05-03 SDP W 7.0 4 2 2 4 8 1 111 65
2009-04-28 @SFG ND 7.1 8 3 2 3 8 0 109 57
2009-04-23 @HOU W 7.1 3 0 0 2 5 0 105 75
Last 5 v.CHC 0-1 11.0 11 6 6 5 15 3 4.91 52
2008-06-05 CHC ND 5.0 7 4 4 3 8 2 98 42
2008-05-26 @CHC L 6.0 4 2 2 2 7 1 83 61
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   18-5    Road:   16-10   ExtrInn: 4-1 
 vsRHP:  23-12   vsLHP:  11-3    1-Run:  10-3 
 vsEast:  8-3    vsCntrl: 2-2    vsWest: 23-8  IL: 1-2 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 49 Thu, May 28  @CHC  W   2-1       34-15  1st  9.0 up
 48 Wed, May 27  @COL  W   8-6       33-15  1st  8.5 up
 47 Tue, May 26  @COL  W   7-1       32-15  1st  8.5 up
 46 Mon, May 25  @COL  W  16-6       31-15  1st  7.5 up
 45 Sun, May 24   LAA  L   7-10      30-15  1st  7.5 up
 44 Sat, May 23   LAA  W   5-4 (10)  30-14  1st  8.5 up
 43 Fri, May 22   LAA  L   1-3       29-14  1st  8.5 up
 42 Wed, May 20   NYM  W   2-1       29-13  1st  8.5 up
 41 Tue, May 19   NYM  W   5-3       28-13  1st  7.5 up
 40 Mon, May 18   NYM  W   3-2 (11)  27-13  1st  6.5 up
 Last 10: 8-2    Last 20:13-7    Last 30:21-9 
Cubs, 23-23, 4th, 4½ GB, 3½ GB in WC

SP: Ted Lilly (33, LHP, 5-4, 3.77)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. LAD Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (5-4) 57.1 49 25 24 14 47 10 3.77
2008 (17-9) 204.2 187 96 93 64 184 32 4.09
2007 (15-8) 207.0 181 91 88 55 174 28 3.83
Last 7 GS 3-4 45.2 40 20 19 12 36 6 3.74 55
2009-05-24 @SDP L 6.1 8 5 5 2 4 0 95 39
2009-05-19 @STL L 7.0 4 3 3 3 5 1 104 59
2009-05-13 SDP W 6.1 8 3 3 0 7 2 86 52
2009-05-07 @HOU W 6.0 4 2 2 3 5 1 88 58
2009-05-02 FLA W 8.0 5 1 1 0 10 1 104 78
2009-04-27 @ARI L 5.0 6 5 5 4 3 1 96 34
2009-04-22 CIN L 7.0 5 1 0 0 2 0 96 67
Last 5 v.LAD 2-0 18.1 19 8 8 6 12 2 3.93 50
2007-09-05 LAD W 6.2 6 2 2 1 3 0 94 56
2007-05-25 @LAD ND 4.1 6 5 5 4 2 1 75 29
2004-06-08 LAD W 7.1 7 1 1 1 7 1 112 66
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   14-9    Road:    9-14   ExtrInn: 1-2 
 vsRHP:  19-19   vsLHP:   4-4    1-Run:   3-7 
 vsEast:  3-1    vsCntrl:14-14   vsWest:  6-8  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 46 Thu, May 28   LAD  L   1-2       23-23  4th  4.5 gb
 45 Wed, May 27   PIT  W   5-2       23-22  4th  4.0 gb
 44 Tue, May 26   PIT  W   6-1  (5)  22-22  4th  4.0 gb
 43 Mon, May 25   PIT  L   8-10      21-22  4th  5.0 gb
 42 Sun, May 24  @SDP  L   2-7       21-21  4th  4.0 gb
 41 Sat, May 23  @SDP  L   1-3       21-20  4th  4.0 gb
 40 Fri, May 22  @SDP  L   0-4       21-19  4th  4.0 gb
 39 Thu, May 21  @STL  L   1-3       21-18  3rd  4.0 gb
 38 Wed, May 20  @STL  L   1-2       21-17  3rd  3.0 gb
 37 Tue, May 19  @STL  L   0-3       21-16  2nd  3.0 gb
 Last 10: 2-8    Last 20: 9-11   Last 30:15-15
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Thu, May 28, 2009 LAD  2 @CHC  1        W:Randy Wolf (3-1), L: Randy Wells (0-2), S: Ramon Troncoso (3)

Sun, Jun 08, 2008 CHC  3 @LAD  1        W:Jason Marquis (4-3), L: Brad Penny (5-8), S: Kerry Wood (18)
Sat, Jun 07, 2008 LAD  7  CHC  3        W:Derek Lowe (4-5), L: Carlos Zambrano (8-2), S: none
Fri, Jun 06, 2008 LAD  3  CHC  0        W:Hiroki Kuroda (3-5), L: Sean Gallagher (3-2), S: none
Thu, Jun 05, 2008 CHC  5 @LAD  4        W:Bobby Howry (2-2), L: Takashi Saito (3-2), S: Kerry Wood (17)
Wed, May 28, 2008 CHC  2  LAD  1 (10)   W:Bobby Howry (1-2), L: Chan Ho Park (1-1), S: none
Tue, May 27, 2008 CHC  3  LAD  1        W:Sean Gallagher (2-1), L: Hiroki Kuroda (2-4), S: Kerry Wood (12)
Mon, May 26, 2008 CHC  3  LAD  1        W:Ryan Dempster (6-2), L: Chad Billingsley (4-6), S: Kerry Wood (11)
Thu, Sep 06, 2007 LAD  7 @CHC  4        W:Joe Beimel (4-1), L: Ryan Dempster (2-5), S: Takashi Saito (37)
Wed, Sep 05, 2007 CHC  8  LAD  2        W:Ted Lilly (14-7), L: Eric Stults (1-3), S: none
Season Series: 2009 - LAD leads 1-0; 2008 - CHC won 5-2; 2007 - LAD won 5-2; All-Time - LAD leads 1013-1012

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

LAD  5.67

MIL  4.64

SEA  3.75

RA/G

LAD  3.86

CHW  4.72

WSN  6.17

BA

C. Beltran  .367

C. Pena  .239

B. Giles  .190

OBP

C. Beltran  .460

C. Ross  .311

A. Beltre  .245

SLG

R. Ibanez  .707

J. Francoeur  .346

B. Upton  .282

OPS

R. Ibanez  1.109

W. Taveras  .675

A. Beltre  .562

ERA

Z. Greinke  .84

R. Ohlendorf  4.20

A. Sonnanstine  7.66

K/9IP

J. Verlander  12.09

A. Galarraga  6.50

M. Pelfrey  3.19

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Dodgers Batters (5.67 RS/G) vs. Cubs Pitchers (4.43 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 30.Lilly*
G/S/vB
58.Ascanio
G/S/vB
63.Gregg
G/S/vB
37.Guzman
G/S/vB
47.Heilman
G/S/vB
49.Marmol
G/S/vB
45.Marshall*
G/S/vB
54.Patton
G/S/vB
36.Wells
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
12.Ausmus G/S/vP 6/.334 2/1.000 3/1.500 5/1.200 5/.000 6/.900 12/.833 ··· ··· 33/30 .355/.394/.387/.781 1.333/.724 .850 19/.594 1/0 0/0
23.Blake G/S/vP 24/.673 1/no AB 9/.222 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/.000 181/139 .301/.376/.564/.940 1.034/.911 .851 92/1.093 0/0 9/4
14.Castro G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 7/1.071 ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· 45/38 .385/.444/.513/.957 1.738/.815 .982 36/1.081 0/0 1/0
16.Ethier* G/S/vP 5/.000 1/.000 6/.167 1/.000 3/.000 3/.667 3/.333 ··· 3/1.000 206/149 .257/.369/.421/.790 .796/.786 .719 101/.611 3/0 6/2
15.Furcal# G/S/vP 9/.611 ··· 7/.971 4/3.000 20/.750 3/.333 6/1.133 ··· 3/1.167 191/145 .240/.304/.303/.607 .700/.576 .527 88/.550 3/3 1/7
30.Hoffmann G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 11/7 .300/.273/.800/1.073 .917/1.143 .700 11/1.073 0/0 1/0
13.Hudson# G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 4/.500 ··· 5/.600 6/.333 7/.953 ··· 3/.000 231/176 .340/.413/.485/.898 1.068/.850 .752 120/.866 4/0 3/2
27.Kemp G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· 4/.500 1/.000 5/1.400 2/.000 2/.000 ··· 3/.666 204/155 .295/.363/.448/.811 .864/.793 .833 108/.683 11/2 4/0
7.Loney* G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 2/.500 ··· 5/.400 1/.000 ··· ··· 3/1.334 212/163 .298/.363/.383/.746 .699/.760 .942 111/.719 3/1 2/1
5.Loretta G/S/vP 22/.985 ··· 2/2.000 ··· 11/1.455 4/.500 5/.400 ··· ··· 56/40 .333/.464/.378/.842 .688/.899 .936 35/.698 0/0 0/0
55.Martin G/S/vP 2/2.000 1/no AB 7/.286 3/.333 5/1.200 2/.500 2/1.000 ··· 3/.666 188/139 .263/.372/.313/.685 .871/.622 .580 95/.822 6/3 0/1
9.Pierre* G/S/vP 9/1.111 1/.000 2/.000 2/.000 23/.590 4/1.167 ··· ··· 4/1.000 133/100 .407/.470/.542/1.012 1.352/.902 1.096 108/1.045 10/4 0/0
IP 57.1 7.0 19.1 21.1 20.2 21.0 41.1 14.1 25.0 TOTAL .291/.374/.423/.796 .869/.774 .769 .785 41/14 34/20
ERA-K/9 3.77/7.4 3.86/10.3 5.12/10.3 2.95/8.9 5.23/7.8 3.43/10.3 3.70/6.3 6.91/7.6 1.80/8.3 4.39/8.4

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 231/.233 31/.259 91/.276 82/.162 95/.250 94/.183 175/.253 69/.259 99/.242 .247
OPS .713 .762 .860 .520 .837 .665 .740 .747 .578 .743
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 39/.777 14/1.012 41/.758 33/.470 39/.797 40/.718 41/.618 31/.529 42/.617 .800
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 192/.701 17/.561 50/.944 49/.555 56/.863 54/.627 134/.776 38/.893 57/.548 .710
Home 105/.499 24/.775 43/.799 46/.610 45/.864 47/.734 102/.715 34/.538 51/.590
Last 28d days 135/.689 31/.762 38/.811 35/.326 48/.816 45/.627 96/.738 19/.774 99/.578
HR/SB/CS 10/7/1 1/0/1 4/0/0 2/1/1 3/2/1 1/1/0 6/2/1 2/3/0 0/2/0 52/27/8
Usage ····X··· X··X···X ·X····X· oo·····o o··XX·X· ·X···X·· ··X····X ···X···· X····X··
Cubs Batters (4.50 RS/G) vs. Dodgers Pitchers (3.86 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 58.Billingsley
G/S/vB
54.Belisario
G/S/vB
51.Broxton
G/S/vB
45.Leach*
G/S/vB
59.Mota
G/S/vB
43.Ohman*
G/S/vB
38.Troncoso
G/S/vB
47.Wade
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
13.Blanco# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 6/ .167/.167/.333/.500 .600/ .500 6/.500 0/0 0/0
21.Bradley# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 6/.334 ··· 1/2.000 ··· 129/98 .204/.333/.389/.722 .836/.685 .846 79/.791 0/0 5/0
17.Fontenot* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.500 ··· ··· ··· 151/128 .220/.305/.379/.683 .230/.765 .614 67/.537 2/1 5/3
5.Fox G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 ··· 3/2 .667/.667/1.000/1.667 3.000/1.000 1.667 3/1.667 0/0 0/0
1.Fukudome* G/S/vP 6/1.133 ··· 2/1.500 ··· 2/.000 2/.000 1/no AB 1/.000 166/160 .311/.446/.508/.953 1.133/.946 .884 77/.838 4/4 5/0
55.Hill# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 49/42 .286/.388/.405/.793 .714/.805 .582 14/.630 0/0 1/0
6.Hoffpauir* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 99/86 .278/.333/.478/.811 .564/.849 .977 62/.785 0/0 4/1
9.Johnson G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 80/52 .239/.313/.366/.679 .661/.684 .695 34/.781 0/0 2/0
25.Lee G/S/vP 7/.953 ··· 7/.786 ··· 18/.466 ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 148/126 .250/.318/.417/.734 .945/.697 .874 61/.986 0/0 5/0
24.Scales# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 44/40 .270/.386/.541/.927 1.250/.885 1.103 44/.927 0/0 2/1
12.Soriano G/S/vP 9/.583 ··· 4/1.250 ··· 10/.644 2/.000 1/.000 2/.000 204/171 .253/.314/.500/.814 .618/.850 .813 100/.706 5/2 12/4
18.Soto G/S/vP 5/.200 ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/no AB 1/2.000 141/115 .218/.333/.277/.611 .673/.596 .736 81/.715 0/0 1/1
2.Theriot G/S/vP 6/1.267 ··· 3/.000 ··· 4/1.000 ··· 1/.000 2/1.000 195/162 .286/.344/.457/.801 .992/.763 .979 98/.834 7/2 5/4
IP 67.0 29.2 24.0 6.0 18.0 12.1 32.1 15.2 TOTAL .249/.329/.407/.736 .737/.735 .778 .741 22/11 52/27
ERA-K/9 2.82/9.3 2.43/8.5 1.50/13.9 6.00/10.5 7.50/4.5 5.84/5.1 1.95/5.9 5.74/5.2 3.72/7.5

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 271/.223 128/.194 92/.100 28/.250 91/.333 54/.261 132/.244 71/.302 .233
OPS .604 .568 .357 .899 .941 .979 .572 .795 .686
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 160/.647 54/.694 49/.277 9/1.667 37/.924 32/1.295 60/.600 32/.973 .681
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 111/.542 74/.482 43/.440 19/.599 54/.949 22/.529 72/.549 39/.651 .688
Road 108/.546 78/.539 47/.569 13/.503 43/1.054 28/.863 68/.481 28/.709
Last 28d days 139/.666 57/.447 48/.440 28/.899 52/.982 22/1.382 83/.637 52/.790
HR/SB/CS 1/1/5 2/5/0 0/3/0 0/0/0 2/2/0 4/3/0 0/2/1 0/0/0 32/30/15
Usage ····X··· ·X·o·Xo· ·X···X·· ··X·o·o· ···XX·o· ·o·Xo··· X·X·X·X· ··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.