Know Your Foe #39: Rockies Pay A Visit To Dodgerland

Los Angeles Dodgers (60-59, 10.5 GB, 4th NL West, L2)

Last Series vs. Rockies: 2-1 series victory over Rockies

The Rockies won the middle game of the series 11-3, tagging Hiroki Kuroda for seven runs in four-plus innings. In the final game of the series, Clayton Kershaw opposed Jhoulys Chacin and led the Dodgers to victory. Kershaw struck out nine Rockies.

Last Two Series Results: 1-2 road series loss at Philly; 1-3 series loss at Atlanta

Jonathan Broxton lost the closer's job after he allowed four runs in the bottom of the ninth in last Thursday's game against the Phillies. The Dodgers had been up 9-6 when Broxton entered the game. Thank you Joe Torre. Hiroki Kuroda was on the wrong end of run support in the first game against the Braves as he allowed a run in seven innings. The Dodgers were shut out. Last night, Hong-Chih Kuo left the ninth inning with three runners on and Octavio Dotel entering the game. Dotel allowed all three runners to score. The Dodgers lost 3-4.

Tuesday-Thursday: 3-game series at Dodger Stadium

Expected Pitching Match-ups

Tuesday, 17 August 2010 @ 8:10 p.m. MT


W-L G GS CG SHO SV BS IP H R ER HR BB K ERA WHIP
2010 - Jhoulys Chacin 5-8 19 12 0 0 0 0 82.1 70 42 37 8 38 89 4.04 1.31


W-L G GS CG SHO SV BS IP H R ER HR BB K ERA WHIP
2010 - Clayton Kershaw 10-7 24 24 0 0 0 0 150.1 123 58 53 9 64 157 3.17 1.24


Wednesday, 18 August 2010 @ 8:10 p.m. MT


W-L G GS CG SHO SV BS IP H R ER HR BB K ERA WHIP
2010 - Jason Hammel 8-7 21 21 0 0 0 0 130.1 135 66 64 11 34 106 4.42 1.30


W-L G GS CG SHO SV BS IP H R ER HR BB K ERA WHIP
2010 - Hiroki Kuroda 8-11 23 23 0 0 0 0 140.1 138 66 55 12 37 111 3.53 1.25


Thursday, 19 August 2010 @ 8:10 p.m. MT


W-L G GS CG SHO SV BS IP H R ER HR BB K ERA WHIP
2010 - Jorge De La Rosa 4-3 11 11 0 0 0 0 61.1 58 39 34 7 33 63 4.99 1.48


W-L G GS CG SHO SV BS IP H R ER HR BB K ERA WHIP
2010 - Ted Lilly 3-0 3 3 0 0 0 0 19.0 10 4 4 3 2 15 1.89 .63

Expected Lineup

 

Player Pos AVG OBP SLG OPS ISO BABIP wOBA
Scott Podsednik LF 0.314 0.377 0.371 0.748 0.057 0.373 0.338
Ryan Theriot 2B 0.309 0.361 0.327 0.688 0.018 0.362 0.313
Andre Ethier RF 0.300 0.363 0.512 0.874 0.212 0.319 0.373
James Loney 1B 0.288 0.341 0.418 0.759 0.130 0.324 0.330
Casey Blake 3B 0.247 0.324 0.402 0.726 0.155 0.300 0.317
Matt Kemp CF 0.261 0.316 0.451 0.767 0.190 0.313 0.325
Jamey Carroll SS 0.284 0.380 0.327 0.707 0.043 0.338 0.328
Brad Ausmus C 0.176 0.263 0.206 0.469 0.029 0.250 0.213

 

Bench

 

Player Pos AVG OBP SLG OPS ISO BABIP wOBA
Jay Gibbons OF 0.385 0.385 0.615 1.000 0.231 0.400 0.433
Ronnie Belliard 2B/3B 0.221 0.307 0.338 0.645 0.117 0.261 0.286
Reed Johnson OF 0.291 0.314 0.388 0.702 0.097 0.375 0.303
A.J. Ellis C 0.177 0.246 0.210 0.456 0.032 0.212 0.214
Juan Castro SS 0.000 0.250 0.000 0.250 0.000 0.000 0.175

 

Closers


W-L G GS CG SHO SV BS IP H R ER HR BB K ERA WHIP
2010 - Hong-Chih Kuo 3-2 40 0 0 0 4 1 42.1 22 7 7 1 14 52 1.49 .85

But Jonathan Broxton had been the closer until last Thursday.


W-L G GS CG SHO SV BS IP H R ER HR BB K ERA WHIP
2010 - Jonathan Broxton 4-4 48 0 0 0 21 5 47.1 44 20 18 2 18 60 3.42 1.31


Injuries


Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries

15-Day

Player Injury Type Injury Date
Manny Ramirez calf 07/17/2010
Rafael Furcal lower-back 08/03/2010
Russell Martin shoulder 08/04/2010

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