Jon Weisman of ESPNLosAngeles.com's Dodger Thoughts blog
offers a player-by-player look at some of the key members,
best stories and biggest disappointments of the Dodgers' season.

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WT: 295 lbs. HT: 6-4
BATS: Right THROWS: Right
BORN: June 16, 1984
BIRTHPLACE: Augusta, Ga.

When he took the mound to protect a four-run ninth-inning lead against the Yankees on June 27, he hadn't allowed four earned runs all year. But 48 pitches later, his season began to evaporate. ... Highlight: Saved three games with three perfect innings early on vs. San Diego. ... Lowlight: Allowed four runs in the ninth at Philadelphia on Aug. 12 as the Phillies rallied from a 9-2 deficit. ... Sidelight: His strikeout-walk ratio was 7.86 before the All-Star break, 0.86 after.

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SPLITS G IP BB SO W L SV WHIP ERA
Career 620 611.2 242 697 39 35 118 1.233.19