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Game Preview: TBR @ BOS, 7:05pm, Friday, May 2, 2008 @Fenway Park II

Tampa Bay Rays, 16-12, 1st, Tied

SP: Edwin Jackson (24, RHP, 2-2, 3.86)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2008 (2-2)             30.1  23  13  13  16  22  2    3.86      
 2007 (5-15)           161   195 116 103  88 128 19    5.76      
 2006 (0-0)             36.1  42  27  22  25  27  2    5.45      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         3-2  42.2  31  17  17  24  33  3    3.59   55 
 2008-04-26    BOS  ND   7     5   1   1   3   4  0     108   64 
 2008-04-20    CHW   L   4.1   7   6   6   3   4  1      90   26 
 2008-04-15    NYY   L   5     4   5   5   4   4  1      91   39 
 2008-04-10    SEA   W   8     2   0   0   4   6  0      99   80 
 2008-04-05   @NYY   W   6     5   1   1   2   4  0     102   60 
 2007-09-29   @TOR  ND   7     3   1   1   5   6  1     104   68 
 2007-09-23    BOS   W   5.1   5   3   3   3   5  0     105   48 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.BOS      2-1  29.1  32  15  15  15  23  2    4.60   48 
 2008-04-26    BOS  ND   7     5   1   1   3   4  0     108   64 
 2007-09-23    BOS   W   5.1   5   3   3   3   5  0     105   48 
 2007-09-12   @BOS  ND   6     8   3   3   3   6  1     104   47 
 2007-08-22    BOS   W   6     5   1   1   5   3  0     103   56 
 2007-07-04   @BOS   L   5     9   7   7   1   5  1     101   25 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   10-7    Road:    6-5    ExtrInn: 1-0 
 vsRHP:  12-7    vsLHP:   4-5    1-Run:   2-4 
 vsEast: 13-7    vsCntrl: 2-3    vsWest:  1-2  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 28 Thu, May  1  @BAL  W   4-2       16-12  1st    Tied
 27 Wed, Apr 30  @BAL  W   8-1       15-12  2nd  1.0 gb
 26 Tue, Apr 29  @BAL  L   4-7       14-12  3rd  1.0 gb
 25 Sun, Apr 27   BOS  W   3-0       14-11  1st    Tied
 24 Sat, Apr 26   BOS  W   2-1       13-11  3rd  1.0 gb
 23 Fri, Apr 25   BOS  W   5-4 (11)  12-11  3rd  2.0 gb
 22 Thu, Apr 24   TOR  W   5-3       11-11  4th  3.0 gb
 21 Wed, Apr 23   TOR  W   5-3       10-11  4th  4.0 gb
 20 Tue, Apr 22   TOR  W   6-4        9-11  5th  5.0 gb
 19 Sun, Apr 20   CHW  L   0-6        8-11  5th  4.5 gb
 Last 10: 8-2    Last 20:13-7    Last 30:16-12
Boston Red Sox, 17-13, 1st, Tied

SP: Clay Buchholz (23, RHP, 1-2, 4.08)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. TBR Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2008 (1-2)             28.2  26  14  13  10  27  3    4.08      
 2007 (3-1)             22.2  14   6   4  10  22  0    1.59      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         2-3  42.1  31  16  14  15  41  3    2.98   58 
 2008-04-26   @TBR   L   8     3   2   2   2   9  1     113   75 
 2008-04-21    TEX   W   6     5   0   0   2   6  0     103   66 
 2008-04-16   @NYY  ND   3.2   8   7   7   1   2  2      85   18 
 2008-04-11    NYY  ND   6     4   1   1   3   3  0      98   60 
 2008-04-05   @TOR   L   5     6   4   3   2   7  0      89   46 
 2007-09-19   @TOR   L   4.2   5   2   1   2   5  0      68   51 
 2007-09-01    BAL   W   9     0   0   0   3   9  0     115   93 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.TBR    Has never faced TBR.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   11-5    Road:    6-8    ExtrInn: 1-1 
 vsRHP:  14-12   vsLHP:   3-1    1-Run:   7-2 
 vsEast:  5-9    vsCntrl: 4-1    vsWest:  8-3  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 30 Thu, May  1   TOR  L   0-3       17-13  1st    Tied
 29 Wed, Apr 30   TOR  W   2-1       17-12  1st  1.0 up
 28 Tue, Apr 29   TOR  W   1-0       16-12  1st    Tied
 27 Sun, Apr 27  @TBR  L   0-3       15-12  1st    Tied
 26 Sat, Apr 26  @TBR  L   1-2       15-11  1st    Tied
 25 Fri, Apr 25  @TBR  L   4-5 (11)  15-10  1st  0.5 up
 24 Thu, Apr 24   LAA  L   5-7       15-9   1st  1.0 up
 23 Wed, Apr 23   LAA  L   4-6       15-8   1st  2.0 up
 22 Tue, Apr 22   LAA  W   7-6       15-7   1st  3.0 up
 21 Mon, Apr 21   TEX  W   8-3       14-7   1st  2.0 up
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:17-13
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sun, Apr 27, 2008 TBR  3  BOS  0        W:James Shields (3-1), L: Josh Beckett (2-2), S: none
Sat, Apr 26, 2008 TBR  2  BOS  1        W:Scott Dohmann (2-0), L: Clay Buchholz (1-2), S: Troy Percival (5)
Fri, Apr 25, 2008 TBR  5  BOS  4 (11)   W:Scott Dohmann (1-0), L: Mike Timlin (2-2), S: none

Sun, Sep 23, 2007 TBD  5  BOS  4        W:Edwin Jackson (5-15), L: Tim Wakefield (16-12), S: Al Reyes (25)
Sat, Sep 22, 2007 BOS  8 @TBD  6        W:Eric Gagne (4-2), L: Al Reyes (2-4), S: Jonathan Papelbon (36)
Fri, Sep 21, 2007 BOS  8 @TBD  1        W:Josh Beckett (20-6), L: Scott Kazmir (13-9), S: none
Wed, Sep 12, 2007 BOS  5  TBD  4        W:Jonathan Papelbon (1-2), L: Al Reyes (2-3), S: none
Tue, Sep 11, 2007 BOS 16  TBD 10        W:Bryan Corey (1-0), L: Jon Switzer (0-1), S: none
Mon, Sep 10, 2007 TBD  1 @BOS  0        W:Scott Kazmir (12-8), L: Curt Schilling (8-7), S: Al Reyes (24)
Wed, Aug 22, 2007 TBD  2  BOS  1        W:Edwin Jackson (4-12), L: Daisuke Matsuzaka (13-10), S: Al Reyes (19)
Season Series: 2008 - TBR leads 3-0; 2007 - BOS won 13-5; 2006 - BOS won 10-9; All-Time - BOS leads 111-61

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 2008 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

CHC  6.21

BOS  4.53

SFG  3.21

RA/G

STL  3.59

SFG  4.52

TEX  6.14

BA

  

  

  

OBP

  

  

  

SLG

  

  

  

OPS

  

  

  

ERA

C. Lee  .96

B. Bonser  3.75

C. Sabathia  7.88

K/9IP

J. Sanchez  10.68

I. Snell  5.97

J. Garland  2.23

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Tampa Bay Rays Batters (4.79 RS/G) vs. Boston Red Sox Pitchers (4.43 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 61.Buchholz
G/S/vB
53.Aardsma
G/S/vB
17.Delcarmen
G/S/vB
48.Lopez*
G/S/vB
37.Okajima*
G/S/vB
58.Papelbon
G/S/vB
51.Tavarez
G/S/vB
50.Timlin
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
8.Bartlett G/S/vP 3/.000 4/.250 5/.933 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 2/1.000 1/.000 99/69 .226/.258/.247/.505 .690/.423 .610 91/.514 4/1 0/
41.Cannizaro G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· / /// / / / /
13.Crawford* G/S/vP 4/.000 ··· 5/2.300 4/1.250 2/.000 8/.804 6/.334 20/.513 128/84 .293/.313/.407/.719 .644/.759 .564 118/.717 8/1 2/
31.Gomes G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 7/.286 ··· ··· 6/1.133 7/1.286 13/1.231 66/36 .250/.348/.500/.848 .838/.856 1.019 65/.863 2/1 3/
26.Gross* G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 2/.000 75/72 .183/.320/.233/.553 .000/.579 .421 73/.570 2/0 0/
37.Haynes* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 41/36 .263/.317/.263/.580 .400/.606 .516 37/.589 4/1 0/
32.Hinske* G/S/vP 3/.000 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 4/.750 1/5.000 15/1.067 90/69 .293/.411/.627/1.038 .580/1.173 1.425 86/1.004 2/1 6/
1.Iwamura* G/S/vP 4/1.250 ··· 8/.125 2/1.500 ··· 4/.000 3/.000 5/.650 126/84 .202/.296/.248/.544 .529/.551 .437 116/.554 2/1 1/
3.Longoria G/S/vP 3/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 72/49 .250/.361/.483/.844 .329/1.071 .473 72/.844 2/0 3/
30.Navarro# G/S/vP 1/2.000 ··· 7/.286 1/2.000 ··· 3/1.666 3/1.334 2/1.500 38/26 .400/.447/.457/.905 1.417/.840 .915 30/.911 0/2 0/
23.Pena* G/S/vP 3/.333 ··· 2/2.500 5/1.800 2/.500 4/1.833 2/.500 6/1.167 112/68 .200/.321/.400/.721 .923/.598 .625 103/.700 0/0 6/
9.Riggans G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 47/28 .233/.277/.395/.672 .563/.745 1.009 47/.672 0/0 2/
2.Upton G/S/vP 3/1.667 ··· 5/1.800 1/.000 2/.000 4/.250 2/.000 10/.550 119/83 .297/.387/.446/.832 .822/.836 .798 110/.829 4/4 3/
IP 28.2 14.2 11.2 10.2 10.1 13.0 10.1 6.1 TOTAL .256/.333/.397/.730 .709/.740 .732 .728 28/14 29/17
ERA-K/9 4.08/8.5 3.07/8.0 6.17/8.5 4.22/5.9 0.87/9.6 2.08/13.8 5.23/4.4 12.79/2.9 4.28/7.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Navarro (8-3-0)
 Riggans (7-0-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 121/.234 67/.204 53/.283 49/.286 42/.194 48/.213 49/.325 35/.467 .244  Upton
 Hinske
 Gross
 Crawford
 Haynes
 Gomes
0/28/0/4
0/0/9/1
2/13/7/1
28/0/0/0
1/1/14/0
0/0/3/0
OPS .667 .663 .865 .793 .595 .591 .779 1.315 .729
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 72/.520 28/.643 18/.631 25/.716 13/.647 29/.634 22/1.101 17/1.529 .693
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 49/.888 39/.677 35/.998 24/.853 29/.568 19/.526 27/.515 18/1.071 .756
Home 48/.571 42/.734 26/.846 37/.816 27/.775 27/.444 21/1.038 19/1.471 .751
Last 28d days 121/.667 61/.679 46/.964 45/.836 33/.622 38/.526 49/.779 35/1.315
HR/SB/CS 3/0/1 0/2/0 2/1/0 1/0/1 1/0/0 1/0/0 0/3/0 2/2/0 29/27/5
Usage ·····X·· o·····XX ·o··X··o o·····oo ·X·····X ·oo····· ·······X o·····X·
Boston Red Sox Batters (4.53 RS/G) vs. Tampa Bay Rays Pitchers (3.96 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 36.Jackson
G/S/vB
24.Birkins*
G/S/vB
27.Dohmann
G/S/vB
47.Glover
G/S/vB
39.Howell*
G/S/vB
57.Miller*
G/S/vB
40.Percival
G/S/vB
35.Wheeler
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
36.Cash G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 1/no AB ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 1/2.000 38/29 .313/.395/.406/.801 1.127/.705 .741 38/.801 0/0 0/
10.Crisp# G/S/vP 17/.791 1/2.000 3/.333 8/.125 7/.714 4/.000 5/.000 2/.500 66/55 .290/.308/.371/.679 1.255/.566 .858 54/.662 4/0 0/
7.Drew* G/S/vP 15/1.200 ··· 2/1.000 7/1.096 4/1.500 8/1.571 ··· 7/.286 93/76 .269/.376/.410/.787 .828/.777 .655 88/.811 0/0 3/
46.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 9/1.181 2/.000 1/no AB 3/1.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 92/81 .280/.396/.440/.836 .364/.909 1.122 83/.884 8/0 3/
25.Lowell G/S/vP 13/.731 4/.833 6/1.000 4/1.250 1/2.000 1/.000 1/.000 12/.382 45/37 .195/.267/.244/.511 .542/.500 .574 27/.539 0/1 0/
12.Lowrie# G/S/vP 3/1.167 ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 1/no AB ··· ··· 40/31 .286/.333/.371/.705 .929/.647 .755 40/.705 0/0 0/
23.Lugo G/S/vP 14/.286 4/1.833 2/1.500 10/.800 3/.333 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 103/87 .281/.324/.313/.636 .481/.671 .707 92/.610 3/2 0/
44.Moss* G/S/vP 3/1.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 18/15 .235/.278/.412/.690 1.167/.600 .522 10/.522 0/0 1/
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 14/1.532 5/.900 7/.000 15/1.783 5/1.000 10/.300 13/.413 9/.708 123/105 .196/.301/.355/.656 .575/.670 .888 105/.663 0/0 5/
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 8/.833 3/.666 4/.917 5/.400 2/1.000 1/.000 ··· 3/.000 136/117 .293/.336/.407/.742 .789/.734 .786 118/.762 3/0 1/
24.Ramirez G/S/vP 4/.000 2/.500 5/.200 6/.834 5/.650 5/.933 17/.996 4/.750 121/107 .336/.413/.607/1.021 .774/1.052 1.009 103/1.059 1/0 6/
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 10/.100 1/.000 4/2.500 8/2.275 1/no AB 8/.625 6/.834 3/.666 79/68 .243/.291/.432/.724 .727/.724 .500 62/.704 0/0 3/
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 11/.495 2/.000 7/.143 4/1.833 4/1.250 2/.500 1/.000 2/.000 123/108 .295/.382/.457/.839 .908/.825 .769 105/.795 1/1 2/
IP 30.1 6.0 12.2 10.2 16.2 7.2 10.0 15.0 TOTAL .278/.351/.415/.766 .795/.761 .804 .770 20/4 24/16
ERA-K/9 3.86/6.5 1.50/6.0 3.55/6.4 1.69/3.4 3.24/8.1 2.35/8.2 0.00/8.1 1.20/4.2 3.61/5.9

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Cash (17-3-4)
 Varitek (10-2-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 125/.211 23/.158 54/.286 47/.211 70/.230 34/.241 33/.063 53/.137 .235  Drew
 Crisp
 Ramirez
 Moss
 Ellsbury
 Lugo
0/0/22/3
0/19/0/1
27/0/0/1
0/0/5/1
8/14/4/1
1/0/0/0
OPS .615 .419 .721 .585 .599 .594 .185 .347 .657
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 65/.789 9/.222 24/.568 22/.568 27/.525 17/.307 20/.205 22/.141 .708
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 60/.435 14/.557 30/.844 25/.593 43/.644 17/.871 13/.154 31/.484 .610
Road 26/.519 12/.258 19/.921 5/.000 32/.426 12/.955 6/.000 26/.235 .670
Last 28d days 125/.615 23/.419 53/.735 45/.614 70/.599 32/.566 33/.185 46/.401
HR/SB/CS 2/2/1 0/0/0 1/2/0 0/0/0 1/1/0 0/0/0 0/1/0 1/0/0 22/19/5
Usage ·····X·· ·oo····· ··X··oo· ······oX ··X···X· ·····oXo o····o·X 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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