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Game Preview: BOS @ CHW, 8:11pm, Thursday, August 23, 2007 @U.S. Cellular Field

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Boston Red Sox, 76-51, 1st, 5 up

SP: Josh Beckett (27, RHP, 15-5, 3.15)

   2007 Gamelogs / 2007 Splits / vs. CHW Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2007 (15-5)           154.1 140  57  54  30 148  9    3.15      
 2006 (16-11)          204.2 191 120 114  74 158 36    5.01      
 2005 (15-8)           178.2 153  75  67  58 166 14    3.38      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         3-3  52.1  45  16  15   9  56  3    2.58   64 
 2007-08-17    LAA  ND   7     5   2   1   1   8  0     104   68 
 2007-08-11    BAL   W   8.2   8   2   2   0   8  0     115   68 
 2007-08-05    SEA   W   6.2   8   1   1   2   9  0     107   61 
 2007-07-31    BAL   L   8     9   5   5   2   6  1     110   48 
 2007-07-25    CLE   L   8     4   1   1   0   7  1     114   77 
 2007-07-20    CHW   W   6     4   3   3   2  10  1     114   60 
 2007-07-15    TOR   L   8     7   2   2   2   8  0     118   66 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.CHW      2-0  15.2  16   8   8   4  22  4    4.60   53 
 2007-07-20    CHW   W   6     4   3   3   2  10  1     114   60 
 2006-07-08    CHW   W   6    10   5   5   2   4  3      96   34 
 2004-06-17    CHW  ND   3.2   2   0   0   0   8  0      52   65 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   40-23   Road:   36-28   ExtrInn: 2-5 
 vsRHP:  56-31   vsLHP:  20-20   1-Run:  18-19
 vsEast: 30-17   vsCntrl:16-11   vsWest: 18-17 IL:12-6 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
127 Wed, Aug 22  @TBD  L   1-2       76-51  1st  5.0 up
126 Tue, Aug 21  @TBD  W   8-6       76-50  1st  6.0 up
125 Mon, Aug 20  @TBD  W   6-0       75-50  1st  5.0 up
124 Sun, Aug 19   LAA  L   1-3       74-50  1st  4.0 up
123 Sat, Aug 18   LAA  W  10-5       74-49  1st  5.0 up
122 Fri, Aug 17   LAA  L   5-7       73-49  1st  5.0 up
121 Fri, Aug 17   LAA  W   8-4       73-48  1st  5.0 up
120 Wed, Aug 15   TBD  L   5-6       72-48  1st  5.0 up
119 Tue, Aug 14   TBD  W   2-1       72-47  1st  5.0 up
118 Mon, Aug 13   TBD  W   3-0       71-47  1st  4.0 up
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:18-12
Chicago White Sox, 56-70, 4th, 13½ GB, 16 GB in WC

SP: John Danks (22, LHP, 6-11, 5.30)

   2007 Gamelogs / 2007 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2007 (6-11)           127.1 145  79  75  47  98 25    5.30      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         1-5  37.2  48  30  29  11  30  9    6.93   41 
 2007-08-18    SEA   L   5     9   4   4   1   2  0      77   34 
 2007-08-12    SEA   L   4.1   8   6   6   1   5  3      87   27 
 2007-08-07    CLE   L   6     4   2   2   1   8  0      99   63 
 2007-08-01    NYY   L   4     6   6   5   2   2  3      96   28 
 2007-07-26    DET  ND   6.2   6   3   3   2   5  1     104   53 
 2007-07-21    BOS   L   6     7   4   4   3   4  0      90   43 
 2007-07-16    CLE   W   5.2   8   5   5   1   4  2     102   36 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.BOS      0-1   6     7   4   4   3   4  0    6.00   43 
 2007-07-21    BOS   L   6     7   4   4   3   4  0      90   43 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   28-33   Road:   28-37   ExtrInn: 5-5 
 vsRHP:  43-46   vsLHP:  13-24   1-Run:  12-20
 vsEast: 16-19   vsCntrl:26-21   vsWest: 10-16 IL: 4-14

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
126 Wed, Aug 22   KCR  L   6-7       56-70  4th 13.5 gb
125 Tue, Aug 21   KCR  W   5-2       56-69  4th 12.5 gb
124 Mon, Aug 20   KCR  W   4-3       55-69  4th 13.5 gb
123 Sun, Aug 19  @SEA  L   5-11      54-69  5th 14.0 gb
122 Sat, Aug 18  @SEA  L   5-7       54-68  5th 14.0 gb
121 Fri, Aug 17  @SEA  L   4-5       54-67  4th 13.0 gb
120 Thu, Aug 16  @OAK  L   5-8 (10)  54-66  4th 12.5 gb
119 Wed, Aug 15  @OAK  L   2-3       54-65  4th 11.5 gb
118 Tue, Aug 14  @OAK  L   3-4       54-64  4th 11.5 gb
117 Sun, Aug 12   SEA  L   0-6       54-63  4th 11.0 gb
 Last 10: 2-8    Last 20: 8-12   Last 30:13-17
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sun, Jul 22, 2007 BOS  8  CHW  5    W:Tim Wakefield (11-9), L: Jon Garland (7-7), S: Jonathan Papelbon (22)
Sat, Jul 21, 2007 BOS 11  CHW  2    W:Kason Gabbard (4-0), L: John Danks (6-7), S: none
Fri, Jul 20, 2007 BOS 10  CHW  3    W:Josh Beckett (13-3), L: Jose Contreras (5-12), S: none
Thu, Jul 19, 2007 CHW  4 @BOS  2    W:Javier Vazquez (7-5), L: Daisuke Matsuzaka (11-7), S: Bobby Jenks (26)

Wed, Sep 06, 2006 CHW  8 @BOS  1    W:Jose Contreras (12-7), L: Kyle Snyder (4-4), S: none
Tue, Sep 05, 2006 BOS  1  CHW  0    W:Kason Gabbard (1-3), L: Javier Vazquez (11-9), S: Mike Timlin (4)
Mon, Sep 04, 2006 BOS  3  CHW  2 (10)   W:Mike Timlin (6-4), L: Brandon McCarthy (3-6), S: none
Sun, Jul 09, 2006 CHW  6  BOS  5 (19)   W:Cliff Politte (2-2), L: Rudy Seanez (2-1), S: none
Sat, Jul 08, 2006 BOS  9 @CHW  6    W:Josh Beckett (11-4), L: David Riske (0-2), S: Jonathan Papelbon (26)
Fri, Jul 07, 2006 BOS  7 @CHW  2    W:Jon Lester (4-0), L: Mark Buehrle (9-6), S: none
Season Series: 2007 - BOS leads 3-1; 2006 - BOS won 4-2; 2005 - BOS won 4-3; All-Time - BOS leads 941-906

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 2007 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

NYY  5.95

BAL  4.64

WSN  3.94

RA/G

SDP  3.89

COL  4.75

TBD  6.02

BA

M. Ordonez  .351

G. Dobbs  .290

R. Langerhans  .153

OBP

B. Bonds  .490

A. Iwamura  .361

J. Hairston  .253

SLG

R. Braun  .651

C. Guzman  .468

N. Punto  .259

OPS

B. Bonds  1.076

W. Harris  .827

R. Langerhans  .535

ERA

C. Young  2.12

C. Wang  4.10

A. Eaton  6.36

K/9IP

E. Bedard  11.15

C. James  6.40

S. Trachsel  2.97

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Boston Red Sox Batters (5.13 RS/G) vs. Chicago White Sox Pitchers (5.18 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 50.Danks*
G/S/vB
63.Bukvich
G/S/vB
52.Contreras
G/S/vB
34.Floyd
G/S/vB
45.Jenks
G/S/vB
57.Logan*
G/S/vB
47.MacDougal
G/S/vB
36.Myers*
G/S/vB
37.Thornton*
G/S/vB
62.Wassermann
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
36.Cash G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· 7/ .000/.143/.000/.143 .143/ .250 7/.143 0/0 0/0
13.Cora* G/S/vP ··· ··· 12/.697 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/1.000 ··· 186/167 .262/.317/.409/.725 .485/.754 .841 34/.644 1/1 2/4
10.Crisp# G/S/vP 3/1.334 3/.000 27/1.133 ··· 2/.000 ··· 10/.400 2/1.500 5/.700 1/.000 473/340 .273/.336/.393/.730 .738/.726 .703 98/.658 21/5 5/1
7.Drew* G/S/vP 3/1.000 ··· 7/1.143 7/1.229 ··· 1/no AB 2/1.000 8/.143 ··· ··· 428/316 .262/.360/.390/.749 .662/.781 .751 81/.803 2/2 6/6
12.Hinske* G/S/vP ··· 2/.500 17/.728 ··· 3/.000 ··· 5/1.000 5/1.350 4/1.250 1/2.000 148/133 .198/.311/.413/.724 .651/.732 .567 22/.612 3/0 5/3
32.Kielty# G/S/vP ··· ··· 10/1.725 ··· 3/.666 ··· 4/.500 1/3.000 3/.333 ··· 48/13 .209/.271/.233/.503 .544/.397 .649 8/.500 0/0 0/0
25.Lowell G/S/vP 3/.667 1/2.000 10/.856 3/.000 2/2.500 ··· ··· 4/1.750 1/.000 ··· 495/348 .315/.372/.508/.880 .864/.885 .781 106/.939 2/2 17/15
23.Lugo G/S/vP 3/1.000 1/3.000 22/1.056 ··· 2/.000 2/2.500 6/.334 5/1.100 ··· 1/.000 497/352 .242/.300/.351/.651 .681/.639 .526 105/.749 27/5 6/16
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP ··· ··· 25/.789 ··· 2/2.500 ··· 1/.000 18/.896 6/.666 ··· 509/340 .318/.428/.560/.988 .739/1.119 .960 112/.958 2/0 21/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· 5/.400 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 2/.000 432/285 .324/.394/.446/.840 .859/.831 .797 100/.846 5/0 6/5
24.Ramirez G/S/vP 3/.000 1/.000 23/.642 ··· 4/.250 ··· 4/1.417 4/1.417 4/.750 1/no AB 531/381 .290/.380/.491/.872 1.070/.797 .854 115/.784 0/0 19/1
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 3/.666 1/.000 19/.701 ··· 3/.333 ··· 3/.000 1/2.000 2/1.000 ··· 400/281 .265/.358/.407/.764 .738/.776 .713 83/.726 1/1 10/5
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 3/1.167 1/.000 8/.500 ··· 2/no AB ··· 1/no AB 1/.000 1/no AB 1/no AB 514/367 .289/.387/.445/.832 .841/.828 .872 119/.664 3/2 12/3
IP 127.1 30.0 141.1 29.1 54.1 40.0 30.2 41.2 41.2 14.0 TOTAL .277/.359/.437/.796 .788/.799 .768 67/19 120/68
ERA-K/9 5.30/6.9 2.70/4.8 6.18/5.4 7.06/5.8 2.82/8.1 4.28/5.8 5.28/8.5 3.02/4.7 5.18/8.0 3.21/5.1 4.83/6.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Cash (2-2-0)
 Varitek (48-16-3)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 562/.288 132/.254 626/.306 129/.342 205/.194 172/.277 144/.261 176/.252 185/.278 55/.188 .276  Ramirez
 Crisp
 Kielty
 Drew
 Hinske
111/0/0/8
0/115/0/5
3/1/8/1
0/3/103/1
16/0/12/0
OPS .861 .765 .824 1.015 .491 .740 .768 .700 .807 .523 .779
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 132/.849 43/.640 329/.947 59/1.109 84/.556 80/.550 37/.866 89/.835 78/.883 11/1.602 .804
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 430/.864 89/.821 297/.690 70/.935 121/.447 92/.899 107/.735 87/.563 107/.753 44/.284 .762
Home 253/.836 74/.899 270/.807 79/1.137 108/.496 94/.791 57/.646 110/.589 91/.902 26/.317 .772
Last 28d days 117/.934 56/.639 104/1.050 74/.874 37/.056 51/.702 32/.519 17/.937 35/.734 42/.481
HR/SB/CS 25/9/1 4/1/0 16/18/5 10/5/0 2/4/0 5/5/1 2/5/0 3/4/2 4/0/1 0/1/0 141/70/17
Usage ····X··· ·ooX··X· ·····X·· ···oX··· ·oo····· ·ooo·oX· ··oo··X· ·o······ ·oXo··X· ·oo·Xo·o
Chicago White Sox Batters (4.30 RS/G) vs. Boston Red Sox Pitchers (4.00 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 19.Beckett
G/S/vB
17.Delcarmen
G/S/vB
83.Gagne
G/S/vB
37.Okajima*
G/S/vB
58.Papelbon
G/S/vB
39.Snyder
G/S/vB
51.Tavarez
G/S/vB
50.Timlin
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
23.Dye G/S/vP 5/2.000 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 2/2.500 4/.000 6/.000 9/.472 447/320 .245/.309/.485/.794 .924/.743 .754 101/1.010 2/1 24/2
17.Erstad* G/S/vP ··· ··· 3/.666 ··· 4/.500 ··· 2/2.000 19/.485 258/184 .270/.327/.352/.679 .490/.752 .717 57/.763 7/2 2/2
27.Fields G/S/vP 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 277/190 .245/.297/.455/.751 1.093/.596 .832 102/.775 1/1 15/8
26.Gonzalez G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 131/49 .223/.331/.313/.643 .598/.713 .783 27/.681 1/4 2/0
44.Hall G/S/vP 2/1.500 2/1.000 ··· ··· 3/.333 3/2.667 5/1.400 11/.364 83/40 .235/.241/.272/.513 .644/.375 .401 24/.725 0/0 0/3
14.Konerko G/S/vP 6/.533 1/.000 ··· 1/5.000 3/.333 9/1.194 9/.708 8/.875 498/354 .270/.357/.502/.860 .919/.834 .858 81/.817 0/0 25/4
7.Owens* G/S/vP 3/.666 1/no AB ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 1/2.000 ··· ··· 240/189 .249/.293/.298/.591 .530/.607 .578 95/.639 19/3 1/2
12.Pierzynski* G/S/vP 9/.666 2/.000 2/.000 2/1.000 2/1.000 9/.889 9/.000 4/.833 407/307 .269/.315/.415/.730 .700/.740 .661 77/.856 0/1 12/2
22.Podsednik* G/S/vP 7/.858 3/.000 2/.500 ··· 1/2.000 4/2.000 12/.788 2/1.000 170/113 .257/.323/.382/.705 .776/.669 .672 87/.694 9/4 2/4
1.Richar* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 67/47 .200/.323/.418/.741 .649/.776 .758 67/.741 1/2 3/0
25.Thome* G/S/vP 30/.930 1/no AB 2/1.000 ··· 3/.000 3/4.000 9/.958 10/1.178 403/270 .263/.409/.508/.917 .609/1.081 .948 90/.669 0/0 21/0
5.Uribe G/S/vP 4/1.250 4/.500 5/.000 1/.000 1/2.000 4/.917 10/.222 4/.250 417/295 .222/.277/.362/.639 .870/.543 .716 87/.797 1/6 13/15
IP 154.1 28.0 41.1 60.2 45.2 45.2 116.2 42.0 TOTAL .246/.319/.399/.718 .729/.713 .733 59/31 140/79
ERA-K/9 3.15/8.6 2.57/9.0 3.92/8.7 1.19/7.7 1.77/13.4 3.55/6.5 5.01/5.2 3.00/4.3 3.78/7.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Hall (15-2-3)
 Pierzynski (53-15-11)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 629/.236 116/.204 171/.250 230/.171 178/.149 201/.235 523/.283 159/.226 .248  Dye
 Podsednik
 Gonzalez
 Owens
 Erstad
0/0/105/9
42/0/0/2
15/10/10/2
11/50/0/1
4/43/1/1
OPS .628 .625 .688 .453 .473 .704 .780 .655 .701
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 301/.665 49/.749 83/.575 78/.450 100/.379 84/.622 267/.730 64/.462 .689
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 328/.594 67/.541 88/.797 152/.455 78/.592 117/.765 256/.829 95/.782 .709
Road 254/.559 63/.498 71/.627 120/.440 89/.341 79/.702 290/.800 85/.791 .678
Last 28d days 151/.573 49/.891 39/1.182 42/.509 33/.382 44/.796 84/.782 32/.519
HR/SB/CS 9/10/3 3/2/2 3/1/0 3/2/0 4/4/0 4/5/2 11/0/0 6/1/2 105/81/27
Usage ·····X·· ·Xo··o·· ···X·X·· ·X··oX·· ·o··XX·· ···X···· ···X···X ··o·o··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.

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