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Game Preview: LAD @ CIN, 7:10pm, Friday, August 28, 2009 @Great American Ball Park

Dodgers, 76-52, 1st, 4 up

SP: Chad Billingsley (24, RHP, 12-7, 3.73)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. CIN Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (12-7) 161.2 137 72 67 67 149 11 3.73
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 3-3 36.1 38 21 20 12 30 2 4.95 48
2009-08-23 CHC L 6.0 9 3 3 1 5 1 94 46
2009-08-18 STL W 6.0 3 2 2 0 1 0 77 59
2009-08-07 ATL ND 6.0 4 2 1 3 3 0 78 58
2009-08-02 @ATL W 5.0 2 0 0 1 9 0 83 71
2009-07-28 @STL L 5.2 4 6 6 6 5 0 94 36
2009-07-22 CIN W 6.0 7 2 2 1 7 0 93 56
2009-07-17 HOU L 1.2 9 6 6 0 0 1 52 13
Last 5 v.CIN 3-1 24.1 22 4 4 10 26 0 1.48 61
2009-07-22 CIN W 6.0 7 2 2 1 7 0 93 56
2008-06-17 @CIN W 6.1 5 1 1 3 9 0 106 65
2008-05-20 CIN W 7.0 4 0 0 2 7 0 103 74
2007-08-08 @CIN L 5.0 6 1 1 4 3 0 98 50
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   40-25   Road:   36-27   ExtrInn:10-8 
 vsRHP:  54-39   vsLHP:  22-13   1-Run:  23-17
 vsEast: 16-12   vsCntrl:16-15   vsWest: 35-16 IL: 9-9 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
128 Thu, Aug 27  @COL  W   3-2       76-52  1st  4.0 up
127 Wed, Aug 26  @COL  W   6-1       75-52  1st  3.0 up
126 Tue, Aug 25  @COL  L   4-5 (10)  74-52  1st  2.0 up
125 Sun, Aug 23   CHC  L   1-3       74-51  1st  3.5 up
124 Sat, Aug 22   CHC  W   2-0       74-50  1st  4.5 up
123 Fri, Aug 21   CHC  W   2-1       73-50  1st  4.5 up
122 Thu, Aug 20   CHC  W   7-2       72-50  1st  3.5 up
121 Wed, Aug 19   STL  L   2-3       71-50  1st  3.5 up
120 Tue, Aug 18   STL  W   7-3       71-49  1st  4.5 up
119 Mon, Aug 17   STL  L   2-3       70-49  1st  4.5 up
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:14-16
Reds, 55-71, 5th, 17½ GB, 16 GB in WC

SP: Homer Bailey (23, RHP, 3-4, 6.82)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. LAD Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (3-4) 62.0 66 51 47 32 37 10 6.82
2008 (0-6) 36.1 59 36 32 17 18 8 7.93
2007 (4-2) 45.1 43 32 29 28 28 3 5.76
Last 7 GS 2-3 34.0 44 31 27 13 18 7 7.15 39
2009-08-23 @PIT W 7.0 4 1 1 4 4 0 114 65
2009-08-18 SFG ND 5.2 7 5 5 3 4 1 92 36
2009-08-12 @STL L 0.0 3 3 2 0 0 0 12 34
2009-08-07 @SFG ND 6.0 9 5 5 1 2 2 108 35
2009-08-01 COL L 5.1 7 5 5 2 4 1 100 36
2009-07-27 SDP W 7.1 6 3 3 1 4 2 111 57
2009-07-21 @LAD L 2.2 8 9 6 2 0 1 81 10
Last 5 v.LAD 0-1 2.2 8 9 6 2 0 1 20.25 10
2009-07-21 @LAD L 2.2 8 9 6 2 0 1 81 10
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   26-35   Road:   29-36   ExtrInn: 7-6 
 vsRHP:  42-49   vsLHP:  13-22   1-Run:  15-14
 vsEast: 11-17   vsCntrl:29-29   vsWest:  9-16 IL: 6-9 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
126 Thu, Aug 27  @MIL  W   8-5       55-71  5th 17.5 gb
125 Wed, Aug 26  @MIL  W   4-3 (10)  54-71  5th 18.5 gb
124 Tue, Aug 25  @MIL  W   8-6 (13)  53-71  5th 18.5 gb
123 Sun, Aug 23  @PIT  W   4-1       52-71  5th 18.5 gb
122 Sat, Aug 22  @PIT  L   2-12      51-71  6th 18.5 gb
121 Fri, Aug 21  @PIT  L   2-5       51-70  5th 17.5 gb
120 Thu, Aug 20   SFG  W   2-1 (10)  51-69  5th 17.5 gb
119 Wed, Aug 19   SFG  L   0-1       50-69  5th 17.5 gb
118 Tue, Aug 18   SFG  L   5-8 (10)  50-68  5th 16.5 gb
117 Sun, Aug 16   WSN  L   4-5       50-67  5th 16.0 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:11-19
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Wed, Jul 22, 2009 LAD  6  CIN  2        W:Chad Billingsley (10-5), L: Bronson Arroyo (10-9), S: none
Tue, Jul 21, 2009 LAD 12  CIN  3        W:Randy Wolf (5-4), L: Homer Bailey (1-2), S: none
Mon, Jul 20, 2009 LAD  7  CIN  5        W:Jason Schmidt (1-0), L: Micah Owings (6-10), S: Jonathan Broxton (23)

Thu, Jun 19, 2008 LAD  7 @CIN  4        W:Eric Stults (1-0), L: Aaron Harang (3-10), S: Takashi Saito (10)
Wed, Jun 18, 2008 LAD  6 @CIN  1        W:Derek Lowe (5-6), L: Bronson Arroyo (4-6), S: none
Tue, Jun 17, 2008 LAD  3 @CIN  1        W:Chad Billingsley (5-7), L: Johnny Cueto (5-7), S: Takashi Saito (9)
Wed, May 21, 2008 LAD  5  CIN  2        W:Hiroki Kuroda (2-3), L: Johnny Cueto (2-5), S: Takashi Saito (8)
Tue, May 20, 2008 LAD  4  CIN  1        W:Chad Billingsley (4-5), L: Matt Belisle (1-4), S: Takashi Saito (7)
Mon, May 19, 2008 LAD  6  CIN  5        W:Takashi Saito (2-1), L: Dave Weathers (1-3), S: none
Tue, Apr 22, 2008 CIN  8  LAD  1        W:Edinson Volquez (3-0), L: Hong-Chih Kuo (0-1), S: none
Season Series: 2009 - LAD leads 3-0; 2008 - LAD won 7-1; 2007 - LAD won 4-2; All-Time - LAD leads 1149-1123

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  5.70

CHW  4.61

SDP  3.85

RA/G

SFG  3.76

NYM  4.67

WSN  5.46

BA

J. Mauer  .373

C. Gonzalez  .290

B. Schneider  .179

OBP

J. Mauer  .442

G. Beckham  .363

R. Cedeno  .237

SLG

A. Pujols  .666

J. Dye  .479

N. Punto  .257

OPS

A. Pujols  1.107

C. McGehee  .838

R. Andino  .541

ERA

C. Carpenter  2.16

M. Buehrle  3.92

F. Liriano  5.80

K/9IP

J. Verlander  10.49

C. Lee  6.84

J. Lannan  3.75

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

Dodgers Batters (4.81 RS/G) vs. Reds Pitchers (4.73 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 34.Bailey
G/S/vB
61.Arroyo
G/S/vB
51.Burton
G/S/vB
48.Cordero
G/S/vB
46.Fisher
G/S/vB
52.Herrera*
G/S/vB
62.Lehr
G/S/vB
40.Masset
G/S/vB
33.Owings
G/S/vB
53.Rhodes*
G/S/vB
38.Wells
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
21.Abreu# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/1.334 ··· ··· 11/9 .250/.455/.250/.705 /.583 11/.705 0/1 0/0
12.Ausmus G/S/vP ··· 25/.727 1/.000 11/.091 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 5/1.350 3/.333 34/.811 89/71 .304/.353/.392/.745 1.000/.679 .889 16/.533 1/0 1/0
23.Blake G/S/vP 5/.000 9/.708 4/1.250 7/.453 1/.000 ··· ··· 12/1.000 3/1.667 5/.000 1/.000 489/379 .280/.358/.474/.832 1.041/.774 .839 97/.822 3/4 16/9
14.Castro G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 1/4.000 ··· 4/.000 2/.000 7/.286 101/83 .304/.343/.370/.713 .863/.679 .797 16/.400 0/0 1/2
16.Ethier* G/S/vP 2/.500 18/1.132 1/3.000 3/1.167 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 12/.977 2/.000 9/1.792 543/398 .290/.376/.544/.920 .634/1.026 .816 112/1.193 5/3 27/3
15.Furcal# G/S/vP 3/1.334 25/.560 2/5.000 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 12/.962 1/.000 28/.793 533/414 .253/.319/.344/.663 .735/.643 .687 113/.523 6/5 6/16
13.Hudson# G/S/vP 4/.500 37/.492 2/.000 12/.334 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 3/.000 4/1.000 533/404 .290/.357/.422/.780 .856/.756 .738 85/.773 7/1 8/5
27.Kemp G/S/vP 2/5.000 9/1.056 2/.000 2/.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 8/.393 1/.000 4/2.500 518/403 .310/.369/.496/.864 1.148/.786 .916 99/.856 27/6 19/2
7.Loney* G/S/vP 2/2.000 15/1.671 2/1.000 1/3.000 ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· 7/1.262 ··· 3/1.334 515/405 .276/.348/.385/.732 .856/.699 .835 88/.587 7/2 8/5
5.Loretta G/S/vP ··· 27/1.096 1/2.000 3/1.334 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 1/2.000 1/.000 8/.250 25/.755 173/131 .222/.306/.261/.568 .704/.526 .709 35/.471 1/0 0/0
55.Martin G/S/vP 2/.000 18/.513 4/.833 3/.000 1/2.000 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 11/1.245 ··· 8/1.000 470/367 .257/.359/.324/.683 .727/.671 .647 87/.652 9/6 4/7
9.Pierre* G/S/vP ··· 31/.854 5/.000 4/.500 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 8/.625 4/.000 21/.988 350/253 .321/.377/.404/.781 .843/.758 .908 38/.895 23/10 0/1
99.Ramirez G/S/vP 2/4.000 ··· ··· 14/1.400 1/2.000 ··· 2/.000 1/5.000 3/1.666 16/1.525 10/.667 311/260 .307/.424/.545/.969 .733/1.018 .983 104/.807 0/1 13/3
IP 62.0 168.2 45.2 51.2 45.2 52.1 38.2 56.2 107.2 42.2 40.0 TOTAL .274/.348/.412/.760 .800/.749 .777 .746 90/40 107/68
ERA-K/9 6.82/5.4 4.43/5.0 5.32/7.1 2.09/7.5 2.96/8.3 2.58/6.9 4.19/3.3 2.70/7.8 5.52/5.2 2.74/8.2 5.85/6.8 4.39/6.6

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 278/.276 726/.270 210/.277 203/.243 186/.222 224/.273 133/.277 223/.195 492/.281 177/.208 177/.245 .262
OPS .815 .780 .793 .620 .627 .727 .719 .585 .827 .624 .755 .766
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 148/.826 347/.843 96/.683 104/.591 74/.664 103/.553 60/.759 82/.590 228/.822 80/.378 77/.882 .768
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 130/.802 379/.722 114/.885 99/.647 112/.603 121/.879 73/.687 141/.582 264/.830 97/.820 100/.661 .764
Home 151/.794 391/.792 83/.724 118/.582 73/.570 111/.640 81/.577 127/.649 175/.761 94/.494 82/.744
Last 28d days 108/.863 150/.569 36/.614 45/.815 59/.568 45/.658 133/.719 56/.744 21/.970 37/.874 60/.813
HR/SB/CS 10/6/2 26/10/5 3/2/0 2/2/4 2/1/5 4/1/1 2/2/1 5/2/2 18/7/2 3/2/2 3/4/2 150/59/39
Usage ····X··· ··X····· oXX··X·· Xoo·X··o ·oX··XX· ·oX··X·o X····X·· ·oo····o ······X· ·oo·X··o ·X····X·
Reds Batters (3.97 RS/G) vs. Dodgers Pitchers (3.80 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
37.Haeger
G/S/vB
22.Kershaw*
G/S/vB
56.Kuo*
G/S/vB
31.McDonald
G/S/vB
59.Mota
G/S/vB
52.Sherrill*
G/S/vB
38.Troncoso
G/S/vB
36.Weaver
G/S/vB
43.Wolf*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
28.Balentien G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· 3/.666 225/143 .228/.298/.361/.659 .571/.709 .605 55/.765 2/0 5/1
60.Barker* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 10/7 .200/.200/.200/.400 .000/.571 .286 10/.400 0/0 0/0
31.Gomes G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 1/.000 1/.000 2/.000 ··· 7/.000 6/2.067 215/136 .282/.363/.569/.932 1.037/.869 1.053 66/.900 1/0 15/1
7.Janish G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 9/.873 146/103 .215/.292/.262/.553 .443/.599 .421 52/.489 0/0 0/2
16.McDonald G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 48/20 .205/.271/.273/.544 .607/.450 .437 4/1.250 0/0 0/2
37.Miller G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· 6/.167 51/32 .234/.294/.298/.592 .950/.385 .566 9/.819 0/0 0/0
17.Nix* G/S/vP 4/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/1.500 1/.000 1/.000 3/.666 ··· 306/277 .252/.301/.486/.786 .538/.813 .735 71/.921 0/1 13/2
4.Phillips G/S/vP 12/.166 ··· 8/.929 ··· ··· 4/1.250 1/2.000 5/.000 ··· ··· 9/.555 9/1.111 488/367 .259/.317/.437/.754 .906/.704 .783 92/.632 20/8 17/8
27.Rolen G/S/vP 6/.900 ··· 4/.500 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 7/2.314 2/1.500 ··· 6/1.167 10/.875 406/297 .316/.369/.474/.844 .994/.790 .874 33/.812 5/2 9/5
23.Rosales G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 4/.500 236/184 .204/.286/.316/.602 .610/.599 .616 68/.611 0/2 4/6
6.Stubbs G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 34/27 .156/.206/.313/.518 .429/.542 .889 34/.518 0/0 1/0
15.Sutton# G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/3.000 47/40 .163/.234/.279/.513 .619/.495 .469 36/.590 0/2 1/0
30.Tatum G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 45/42 .103/.222/.128/.350 .333/.349 .468 22/.287 0/0 0/0
19.Votto* G/S/vP 9/1.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 3/1.334 1/no AB 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 13/.802 390/270 .308/.395/.534/.929 .893/.945 .940 104/.700 4/1 20/8
IP 161.2 54.2 60.1 14.0 146.0 17.2 49.1 60.0 54.2 71.0 68.1 177.0 TOTAL .241/.309/.381/.690 .686/.692 .717 .647 75/30 120/92
ERA-K/9 3.73/8.3 2.30/7.9 2.83/13.3 1.93/5.8 2.96/9.4 3.57/11.7 4.20/6.2 3.45/5.0 1.81/8.1 2.66/5.5 3.69/6.7 3.25/6.8 3.53/7.5

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 668/.237 231/.202 233/.161 55/.163 605/.204 72/.186 216/.247 248/.219 221/.212 299/.267 301/.264 715/.229 .231
OPS .672 .584 .498 .526 .603 .697 .705 .670 .605 .665 .793 .660 .674
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 358/.683 99/.738 113/.424 19/.611 132/.534 30/.493 86/.694 104/.636 67/.314 133/.697 136/.902 156/.384 .663
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 310/.658 132/.474 120/.566 36/.487 473/.623 42/.829 130/.712 144/.692 154/.732 166/.640 165/.703 559/.737 .681
Road 315/.639 122/.651 109/.791 / 288/.650 48/.554 101/.767 105/.807 104/.603 154/.592 119/.962 379/.642
Last 28d days 89/.595 25/.661 46/.746 55/.526 111/.645 35/.705 68/.620 44/.802 50/.542 40/.822 59/.654 168/.566
HR/SB/CS 11/5/7 3/6/1 4/6/1 2/2/0 6/5/5 2/0/0 4/1/1 6/5/1 3/4/0 3/5/2 7/7/2 20/6/4 98/72/30
Usage ····X··· ··o·o··o Xo···oo· ·····X·· ··X····· o·o·o··· ··o·X··· ·······X Xo···XX· o·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.