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Game Preview: BOS @ NYY, 7:05pm, Wednesday, August 29, 2007 @Yankee Stadium II

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Boston Red Sox, 80-52, 1st, 7 up

SP: Josh Beckett (27, RHP, 16-5, 3.21)

   2007 Gamelogs / 2007 Splits / vs. NYY Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2007 (16-5)           160   147  60  57  33 152 10    3.21      
 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         4-2  50    45  17  16  10  52  4    2.88   61 
 2007-08-24    CHW   W   5.2   7   3   3   3   4  1     111   44 
 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 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.NYY      2-2  26    35  28  26  21  19  4    9.00   32 
 2007-06-03    NYY  ND   6.1   8   4   4   3   5  0     117   43 
 2007-04-21    NYY   W   6.2   9   5   4   2   7  0     106   43 
 2006-09-16    NYY   W   6     4   2   2   5   4  1     112   55 
 2006-08-19    NYY   L   5.2   7   9   9   9   2  1     121   12 
 2006-06-05    NYY   L   1.1   7   8   7   2   1  2      45    9 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   40-23   Road:   40-29   ExtrInn: 2-5 
 vsRHP:  58-31   vsLHP:  22-21   1-Run:  18-19
 vsEast: 30-18   vsCntrl:20-11   vsWest: 18-17 IL:12-6 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
132 Tue, Aug 28  @NYY  L   3-5       80-52  1st  7.0 up
131 Sun, Aug 26  @CHW  W  11-1       80-51  1st  7.5 up
130 Sat, Aug 25  @CHW  W  14-2       79-51  1st  6.5 up
129 Fri, Aug 24  @CHW  W  10-1       78-51  1st  6.5 up
128 Fri, Aug 24  @CHW  W  11-3       77-51  1st  6.5 up
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
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:18-12
New York Yankees, 73-59, 2nd, 7 GB, 1 GB in WC

SP: Roger Clemens (44, RHP, 5-5, 4.34)

   2007 Gamelogs / 2007 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2007 (5-5)             83    87  45  40  22  60  7    4.34      
 2006 (7-6)            113.1  89  34  29  29 102  7    2.30      
 2005 (13-8)           211.1 151  51  44  62 185 11    1.87      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         3-1  38    48  24  19   8  29  3    4.50   47 
 2007-08-24    DET  ND   5     6   6   6   3   3  1      95   31 
 2007-08-18    DET   W   6    10   2   2   0   8  1     108   52 
 2007-08-07    TOR   W   6     2   1   1   1   6  0      90   69 
 2007-08-02    CHW  ND   1.2   9   8   3   0   0  0      39   15 
 2007-07-28    BAL   L   6.1   8   4   4   3   6  0     113   44 
 2007-07-23    KCR   W   7     4   2   2   0   3  1      94   64 
 2007-07-18    TOR  ND   6     9   1   1   1   3  0      99   52 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.BOS      2-3  27    38  29  26   9  24  5    8.67   34 
 2003-09-06    BOS   L   3.1   7   7   5   2   2  2      77   22 
 2003-08-31    BOS   W   6.2   6   4   4   2   3  0     112   47 
 2003-07-05    BOS   L   5.1   6   8   7   2   3  2      95   27 
 2003-05-26    BOS   L   5.2  10   8   8   2   9  0     133   24 
 2003-05-21    BOS   W   6     9   2   2   1   7  1     100   52 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   42-24   Road:   31-35   ExtrInn: 3-6 
 vsRHP:  59-40   vsLHP:  14-19   1-Run:  11-17
 vsEast: 23-25   vsCntrl:27-11   vsWest: 13-15 IL:10-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
132 Tue, Aug 28   BOS  W   5-3       73-59  2nd  7.0 gb
131 Mon, Aug 27  @DET  L   0-16      72-59  2nd  8.0 gb
130 Sun, Aug 26  @DET  L   4-5       72-58  2nd  7.5 gb
129 Sat, Aug 25  @DET  W   7-2       72-57  2nd  6.5 gb
128 Fri, Aug 24  @DET  L   6-9 (11)  71-57  2nd  6.5 gb
127 Wed, Aug 22  @LAA  W   8-2       71-56  2nd  5.0 gb
126 Tue, Aug 21  @LAA  L   9-18      70-56  2nd  6.0 gb
125 Mon, Aug 20  @LAA  L   6-7 (10)  70-55  2nd  5.0 gb
124 Sun, Aug 19   DET  W   9-3       70-54  2nd  4.0 gb
123 Sat, Aug 18   DET  W   5-2       69-54  2nd  5.0 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:18-12
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Tue, Aug 28, 2007 NYY  5  BOS  3    W:Andy Pettitte (12-7), L: Daisuke Matsuzaka (13-11), S: Mariano Rivera (21)
Sun, Jun 03, 2007 NYY  6 @BOS  5    W:Brian Bruney (2-1), L: Jonathan Papelbon (0-1), S: Mariano Rivera (5)
Sat, Jun 02, 2007 BOS 11  NYY  6    W:Hideki Okajima (1-0), L: Scott Proctor (0-3), S: none
Fri, Jun 01, 2007 NYY  9 @BOS  5    W:Chien-Ming Wang (4-4), L: Tim Wakefield (5-6), S: none
Wed, May 23, 2007 NYY  8  BOS  3    W:Andy Pettitte (3-3), L: Curt Schilling (4-2), S: none
Tue, May 22, 2007 BOS  7 @NYY  3    W:Julian Tavarez (3-4), L: Mike Mussina (2-3), S: none
Mon, May 21, 2007 NYY  6  BOS  2    W:Chien-Ming Wang (3-3), L: Tim Wakefield (4-5), S: none
Sun, Apr 29, 2007 BOS  7 @NYY  4    W:Julian Tavarez (1-2), L: Chien-Ming Wang (0-2), S: Jonathan Papelbon (8)
Sat, Apr 28, 2007 NYY  3  BOS  1    W:Kei Igawa (2-1), L: Tim Wakefield (2-3), S: Mariano Rivera (1)
Fri, Apr 27, 2007 BOS 11 @NYY  4    W:Daisuke Matsuzaka (3-2), L: Andy Pettitte (1-1), S: none
Season Series: 2007 - BOS leads 7-6; 2006 - NYY won 11-8; 2005 - NYY won 10-9; All-Time - NYY leads 1095-914

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  5.91

CHC  4.62

WSN  3.94

RA/G

BOS  3.94

KCR  4.82

TBD  5.96

BA

M. Ordonez  .359

A. Ethier  .292

R. Langerhans  .153

OBP

B. Bonds  .491

R. Spilborghs  .362

S. Thorman  .252

SLG

R. Braun  .643

R. Martin  .473

N. Punto  .256

OPS

B. Bonds  1.079

J. Guillen  .827

R. Langerhans  .535

ERA

C. Young  2.12

C. Wang  3.95

A. Eaton  6.23

K/9IP

E. Bedard  10.93

M. Belisle  6.34

S. Trachsel  2.81

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Boston Red Sox Batters (5.31 RS/G) vs. New York Yankees Pitchers (4.83 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 22.Clemens
G/S/vB
39.Britton
G/S/vB
33.Bruney
G/S/vB
62.Chamberlain
G/S/vB
48.Farnsworth
G/S/vB
31.Ramirez
G/S/vB
42.Rivera
G/S/vB
52.Vizcaino
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
36.Cash G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 16/4 .182/.438/.273/.710 .450/2.000 .913 16/.710 0/0 0/0
13.Cora* G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 6/.666 ··· 9/.333 ··· 6/.666 5/.200 200/176 .254/.309/.395/.705 .467/.740 .785 35/.678 1/1 2/4
10.Crisp# G/S/vP 7/.572 ··· 5/.400 ··· 7/1.166 ··· 9/.666 7/.286 501/355 .270/.333/.386/.719 .730/.715 .688 99/.637 21/5 5/1
7.Drew* G/S/vP 3/.333 ··· 3/.000 1/.000 12/1.983 ··· 1/.000 9/1.111 446/329 .259/.359/.390/.749 .632/.791 .750 84/.834 2/2 7/6
12.Hinske* G/S/vP 14/.445 ··· 4/.250 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 10/.600 ··· 156/139 .206/.327/.420/.747 .853/.734 .636 25/.884 3/0 5/3
32.Kielty# G/S/vP 6/.167 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/no AB ··· 5/.400 5/.250 67/24 .259/.313/.345/.658 .611/.726 .853 27/.892 0/0 1/0
25.Lowell G/S/vP 12/.432 2/2.000 7/.286 1/2.000 20/.500 ··· 8/.661 11/1.212 525/367 .324/.379/.511/.890 .895/.887 .811 113/1.006 2/2 17/15
23.Lugo G/S/vP 9/.333 1/.000 4/1.167 ··· 16/.467 ··· 15/.498 9/.777 521/368 .240/.296/.350/.646 .686/.630 .528 101/.778 28/6 6/16
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 21/.654 3/.333 1/no AB 1/.000 9/.333 ··· 20/.979 5/.200 538/357 .322/.433/.577/1.010 .758/1.145 1.006 112/1.057 2/0 24/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 2/1.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.500 3/2.667 454/295 .318/.390/.438/.828 .826/.829 .777 103/.865 5/0 6/5
24.Ramirez G/S/vP 60/.697 2/.500 3/.666 ··· 7/.715 ··· 41/.565 9/1.111 548/388 .292/.385/.495/.880 1.092/.796 .871 105/.749 0/0 20/2
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 21/.449 1/.000 3/1.167 ··· 3/1.000 ··· 31/.870 7/1.096 418/294 .265/.359/.418/.777 .820/.759 .740 82/.740 1/1 12/5
20.Youkilis G/S/vP ··· 3/.333 4/.500 1/no AB 9/.819 ··· 6/.533 5/.200 540/383 .290/.387/.451/.838 .841/.836 .879 117/.710 3/2 13/3
IP 83.0 5.0 44.2 10.0 51.1 10.2 57.0 66.1 TOTAL .279/.361/.440/.801 .799/.802 .780 69/20 129/69
ERA-K/9 4.34/6.5 1.80/3.6 3.22/6.4 0.00/15.3 4.21/6.7 5.91/13.5 3.32/9.3 3.66/6.9 4.55/6.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Cash (3-2-0)
 Varitek (51-16-3)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 352/.269 17/.063 198/.239 36/.121 228/.256 49/.237 236/.262 287/.211 .272  Ramirez
 Crisp
 Kielty
 Drew
 Hinske
115/0/0/8
0/121/0/5
6/1/11/1
0/3/107/1
20/0/12/0
OPS .722 .368 .689 .316 .751 .875 .661 .657 .762
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 146/.690 5/.000 75/.884 12/.258 112/.882 21/1.143 110/.639 120/.729 .806
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 206/.744 12/.530 123/.579 24/.345 116/.633 28/.688 126/.681 167/.605 .732
Home 175/.686 7/.143 90/.625 15/.343 106/.652 29/.721 111/.671 138/.698 .740
Last 28d days 88/.894 / 19/.433 36/.316 36/.595 34/.665 56/.762 51/.605
HR/SB/CS 7/13/3 1/0/0 2/4/5 0/0/0 7/9/2 3/2/0 4/2/1 4/5/1 122/115/35
Usage ····X··· ········ ·X·o···· X···o·o· ··X·o··· ·X··X··X o···X·X· ··X·X··X
New York Yankees Batters (5.91 RS/G) vs. Boston Red Sox Pitchers (3.94 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
48.Lopez*
G/S/vB
37.Okajima*
G/S/vB
58.Papelbon
G/S/vB
39.Snyder
G/S/vB
50.Timlin
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
53.Abreu* G/S/vP 61/.759 2/3.000 5/.400 15/.277 3/.333 7/.571 4/1.250 9/.985 565/424 .287/.368/.444/.812 .582/.891 .913 105/1.022 21/6 15/4
14.Betemit# G/S/vP 6/.167 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/1.500 ··· 1/.000 243/205 .223/.339/.460/.799 .661/.827 .952 51/.673 0/0 13/6
28.Cabrera# G/S/vP 17/.607 2/1.000 1/.000 2/1.500 2/.000 4/1.750 8/.536 3/1.334 492/352 .291/.344/.429/.773 .694/.785 .716 112/.807 11/4 8/2
24.Cano* G/S/vP 16/1.409 4/2.083 1/.000 4/.250 6/1.000 5/.650 5/.800 5/1.200 543/364 .302/.350/.482/.832 .837/.829 .860 107/.946 3/4 14/11
18.Damon* G/S/vP 16/.875 1/.000 1/.000 1/2.000 2/.000 8/.000 18/.922 19/.210 485/355 .266/.357/.387/.744 .685/.766 .828 85/.902 20/2 9/1
17.Duncan G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 53/31 .292/.358/.667/1.025 1.209/.894 1.438 29/.863 0/0 6/0
25.Giambi* G/S/vP 15/1.600 2/.500 4/4.000 3/1.167 4/.500 5/1.067 2/2.000 19/.223 221/165 .263/.362/.484/.846 .832/.849 .894 42/.944 1/0 12/0
2.Jeter G/S/vP 18/.544 2/.000 ··· ··· 2/1.000 9/.347 4/1.000 31/.817 590/450 .318/.388/.438/.827 .850/.819 .840 103/.699 12/8 9/15
55.Matsui* G/S/vP 9/.583 1/.000 2/1.000 1/.000 4/.833 3/.000 3/.666 8/1.232 520/355 .303/.373/.514/.887 .789/.933 .911 110/.855 3/1 23/3
26.Molina G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/2.000 170/128 .238/.259/.306/.565 .724/.511 .566 32/.657 2/1 0/4
12.Phillips G/S/vP 1/5.000 2/1.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 199/143 .289/.326/.372/.699 .628/.725 .786 71/.621 0/2 2/0
20.Posada# G/S/vP 10/.900 4/1.500 1/.000 1/.000 6/.167 4/.000 2/1.500 15/.833 484/338 .331/.413/.536/.949 .924/.960 .906 84/.948 2/0 16/4
13.Rodriguez G/S/vP 19/.743 1/.000 2/1.000 ··· 3/1.167 5/1.400 6/1.000 22/.868 582/431 .305/.414/.630/1.045 .911/1.089 1.016 111/1.064 19/2 43/10
IP 160.0 31.1 43.1 33.0 61.2 46.2 47.2 44.0 TOTAL .291/.364/.465/.829 .763/.855 .866 100/30 166/70
ERA-K/9 3.21/8.6 2.30/8.9 3.74/8.7 2.73/5.5 1.17/7.7 1.74/13.7 3.78/6.4 2.86/4.5 3.72/7.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Molina (26-11-2)
 Posada (86-25-8)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 656/.238 127/.202 183/.246 139/.235 235/.172 181/.146 210/.232 173/.228 .245  Cabrera
 Matsui
 Abreu
 Damon
 Duncan
 Betemit
18/103/5/12
99/0/0/5
0/0/128/3
15/45/1/1
2/0/6/1
1/0/1/0
OPS .636 .618 .671 .669 .458 .464 .712 .652 .696
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 313/.680 55/.742 86/.578 72/.702 80/.464 102/.371 88/.623 71/.492 .685
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 343/.597 72/.530 97/.755 67/.634 155/.454 79/.584 122/.778 102/.761 .706
Road 281/.584 74/.506 83/.599 73/.626 125/.449 92/.329 88/.721 99/.766 .672
Last 28d days 118/.610 45/.690 51/1.006 11/.455 41/.556 31/.165 41/.949 46/.548
HR/SB/CS 10/11/3 3/2/2 3/1/0 1/0/1 3/2/0 4/4/0 5/5/2 6/1/2 112/85/27
Usage ····X··· X·o·o··X ··X·o·X· o··oo··· ····X··X ··o····o ···XX··· ····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.

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