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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FIRST BASE

WT: 220 lbs. HT: 6-3
BATS: Left THROWS: Left
BORN: May 7, 1984
BIRTHPLACE: Houston

Homer total fell to 10 and slugging percentage was below .400 for the second straight year. When Mark Grace was 27, he slugged .373. He followed with years of .430, .475, .414 and .516. Loney, 26, shows grace in the field, but his plate performance is key. ... Highlight: Three doubles and a single in a 12-0 rout June 15 at Cincinnati. ... Lowlight: .262 OBP and .313 SLG vs. lefties. ... Sidelight: His 480 games over three seasons is tied for third-most in baseball in that time.

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SPLITS G AB R H HR RBI AVG SLG OPS
Career 1441 5018 527 1423 107 667 .284 .409 .745