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Game Preview: TBR @ BOS, 1:35pm, Sunday, May 4, 2008 @Fenway Park II

Tampa Bay Rays, 16-14, 2nd, 2 GB, 1 GB in WC

SP: Scott Kazmir (24, LHP, 0-0, undef)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2007 (13-9)           206.2 196  91  80  89 239 18    3.48      
 2006 (10-8)           144.2 132  59  52  52 163 15    3.24      
 2005 (10-9)           186   172  90  78 100 174 12    3.77      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         4-1  44    36  17  14  12  63  5    2.86   62 
 2007-09-27    NYY  ND   6     3   1   1   0  10  0     100   72 
 2007-09-21    BOS   L   5     4   3   2   4   9  0      91   54 
 2007-09-15   @SEA   W   6     3   1   0   2  11  0      99   73 
 2007-09-10   @BOS   W   7     5   0   0   2  10  0     118   75 
 2007-09-04    BAL  ND   7     9   4   4   1   5  2     103   47 
 2007-08-30   @BAL   W   5     7   5   4   3   5  2      98   37 
 2007-08-25    OAK   W   8     5   3   3   0  13  1     105   73 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.BOS      1-2  29.2  26   9   8  14  43  1    2.43   60 
 2007-09-21    BOS   L   5     4   3   2   4   9  0      91   54 
 2007-09-10   @BOS   W   7     5   0   0   2  10  0     118   75 
 2007-08-20    BOS   L   5.2   7   6   6   4   8  1     108   35 
 2007-08-14   @BOS  ND   6     4   0   0   3   8  0      95   69 
 2007-07-29    BOS  ND   6     6   0   0   1   8  0      97   67 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   10-7    Road:    6-7    ExtrInn: 1-0 
 vsRHP:  12-9    vsLHP:   4-5    1-Run:   2-4 
 vsEast: 13-9    vsCntrl: 2-3    vsWest:  1-2  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 30 Sat, May  3  @BOS  L   4-12      16-14  2nd  2.0 gb
 29 Fri, May  2  @BOS  L   3-7       16-13  2nd  1.0 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
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:16-14
Boston Red Sox, 19-13, 1st, 2 up

SP: Jon Lester (24, LHP, 1-2, 4.31)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. TBR Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2008 (1-2)             39.2  38  19  19  23  22  5    4.31      
 2007 (4-0)             63    61  33  32  31  50 10    4.57      
 2006 (7-2)             81.1  91  43  43  43  60  7    4.76      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         1-2  39.2  38  19  19  23  22  5    4.31   48 
 2008-04-29    TOR  ND   8     1   0   0   4   6  0      97   82 
 2008-04-23    LAA  ND   5     9   4   4   2   1  2      80   32 
 2008-04-19    TEX  ND   6.1  10   3   3   2   5  1     106   44 
 2008-04-14   @CLE  ND   4.1   5   4   4   5   3  0      97   35 
 2008-04-09    DET   L   5.1   5   4   4   4   0  1      97   38 
 2008-04-02   @OAK   W   6.2   3   0   0   3   3  0      94   68 
 2008-03-26   @OAK   L   4     5   4   4   3   4  1      83   37 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.TBR    Has never faced TBR.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   13-5    Road:    6-8    ExtrInn: 1-1 
 vsRHP:  16-12   vsLHP:   3-1    1-Run:   7-2 
 vsEast:  7-9    vsCntrl: 4-1    vsWest:  8-3  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 32 Sat, May  3   TBR  W  12-4       19-13  1st  2.0 up
 31 Fri, May  2   TBR  W   7-3       18-13  1st  1.0 up
 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
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20:13-7    Last 30:18-12
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sat, May 03, 2008 BOS 12  TBR  4        W:Josh Beckett (3-2), L: James Shields (3-2), S: none
Fri, May 02, 2008 BOS  7  TBR  3        W:Clay Buchholz (2-2), L: Edwin Jackson (2-3), S: none
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
Season Series: 2008 - TBR leads 3-2; 2007 - BOS won 13-5; 2006 - BOS won 10-9; All-Time - BOS leads 113-61

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  6.20

TEX  4.58

SFG  3.26

RA/G

TOR  3.68

HOU  4.45

TEX  5.94

BA

  

  

  

OBP

  

  

  

SLG

  

  

  

OPS

  

  

  

ERA

C. Lee  .96

K. Lohse  3.79

C. Sabathia  7.51

K/9IP

E. Volquez  10.71

J. Washburn  5.95

J. Garland  2.03

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Tampa Bay Rays Batters (4.70 RS/G) vs. Boston Red Sox Pitchers (4.38 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 31.Lester*
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 ··· 4/.250 5/.933 2/1.500 ··· 2/.000 2/1.000 1/.000 106/75 .232/.269/.263/.532 .767/.432 .653 89/.517 4/1 0/
41.Cannizaro G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/1 .000/.000/.000/.000 /.000 .000 1/.000 0/0 0/
13.Crawford* G/S/vP 9/.777 ··· 5/2.300 5/1.000 2/.000 9/.708 6/.334 20/.513 137/92 .290/.314/.405/.718 .630/.763 .585 117/.762 8/1 2/
31.Gomes G/S/vP 9/1.000 1/.000 8/.393 ··· ··· 6/1.133 7/1.286 13/1.231 70/40 .237/.343/.475/.817 .838/.799 .926 65/.757 2/1 3/
26.Gross* G/S/vP ··· 1/no AB ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 2/.000 81/78 .188/.333/.281/.615 .000/.641 .560 74/.612 2/0 1/
37.Haynes* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 45/40 .238/.289/.238/.527 .400/.543 .399 36/.548 4/1 0/
32.Hinske* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 1/.000 2/.000 1/.000 4/.750 1/5.000 15/1.067 98/75 .280/.398/.598/.996 .524/1.138 1.246 89/.947 2/1 6/
1.Iwamura* G/S/vP 12/1.125 ··· 8/.125 3/1.333 ··· 5/.000 3/.000 5/.650 135/92 .214/.299/.282/.581 .522/.608 .531 115/.562 2/1 2/
3.Longoria G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 80/57 .239/.350/.448/.798 .329/.975 .452 80/.798 2/0 3/
30.Navarro# G/S/vP 4/.500 1/2.000 7/.286 2/1.000 1/.000 3/1.666 3/1.334 2/1.500 46/32 .372/.413/.419/.832 1.145/.806 .785 37/.844 0/2 0/
23.Pena* G/S/vP 12/1.000 ··· 3/2.334 5/1.800 2/.500 4/1.833 2/.500 6/1.167 120/76 .214/.325/.398/.723 .923/.615 .644 101/.666 0/0 6/
9.Riggans G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 47/28 .233/.277/.395/.672 .563/.745 1.009 39/.628 0/0 2/
2.Upton G/S/vP 12/1.053 ··· 5/1.800 1/.000 2/.000 4/.250 2/.000 10/.550 119/83 .297/.387/.446/.832 .822/.836 .798 101/.830 4/4 3/
IP 39.2 15.2 12.0 12.0 11.1 14.0 10.1 6.1 TOTAL .254/.331/.394/.725 .700/.737 .721 .706 28/14 31/17
ERA-K/9 4.31/5.0 2.87/7.5 6.00/9.0 3.75/5.2 0.79/8.8 1.93/13.5 5.23/4.4 12.79/2.9 4.17/7.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Navarro (9-3-0)
 Riggans (7-0-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 172/.260 72/.207 56/.292 55/.277 45/.179 51/.200 49/.325 35/.467 .243  Upton
 Gross
 Hinske
 Crawford
 Haynes
 Gomes
0/28/0/4
2/14/8/2
0/0/10/1
30/0/0/0
1/2/14/0
0/0/3/0
OPS .786 .662 .882 .768 .552 .556 .779 1.315 .724
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 43/.843 31/.692 19/.705 28/.643 14/.599 31/.592 22/1.101 17/1.529 .700
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 129/.766 41/.641 37/.983 27/.870 31/.527 20/.500 27/.515 18/1.071 .745
Home 106/.825 47/.725 29/.879 43/.781 30/.690 30/.400 21/1.038 19/1.471 .742
Last 28d days 129/.823 65/.667 41/.973 50/.779 36/.566 41/.488 40/.881 35/1.315
HR/SB/CS 5/1/0 0/2/0 2/1/0 1/0/1 1/0/0 1/0/0 0/3/0 2/2/0 31/27/5
Usage ····X··· X·o····· ·o·o··X· ·Xo····· ·o·X···· ·o·oo··· ········ ··o·····
Boston Red Sox Batters (4.84 RS/G) vs. Tampa Bay Rays Pitchers (4.33 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 19.Kazmir*
G/S/vB
24.Birkins*
G/S/vB
27.Dohmann
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 3/.333 2/.000 1/no AB 1/2.000 ··· ··· 1/2.000 38/29 .313/.395/.406/.801 1.127/.705 .741 35/.779 0/0 0/
10.Crisp# G/S/vP 27/.616 1/2.000 3/.333 7/.714 4/.000 5/.000 2/.500 66/55 .290/.308/.371/.679 1.255/.566 .858 49/.733 4/0 0/
7.Drew* G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 3/1.667 6/1.267 8/1.571 ··· 7/.286 98/79 .280/.388/.427/.815 .807/.815 .718 86/.781 0/0 3/
46.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 6/.833 3/.333 1/no AB 2/.000 2/1.500 ··· 1/.000 102/88 .293/.416/.451/.867 .593/.915 1.131 91/.937 9/0 3/
25.Lowell G/S/vP 29/.865 4/.833 7/.858 2/2.500 1/.000 1/.000 12/.382 54/45 .220/.278/.300/.578 .873/.524 .701 28/.670 0/1 0/
12.Lowrie# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 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 16/.376 5/1.850 3/1.000 4/.250 2/.000 ··· 2/.000 112/94 .288/.333/.337/.670 .513/.700 .760 93/.671 3/2 0/
44.Moss* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 22/18 .286/.318/.571/.890 .833/.889 .896 14/.896 0/0 2/
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 42/.583 6/.733 7/.000 6/.834 11/.273 13/.413 9/.708 133/112 .216/.316/.379/.695 .490/.735 .926 106/.745 0/0 5/
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 19/1.236 4/.500 4/.917 3/.666 2/.000 ··· 3/.000 146/124 .316/.354/.436/.790 .682/.811 .867 119/.823 3/0 1/
24.Ramirez G/S/vP 45/.523 2/.500 6/.333 6/.750 5/.933 17/.996 4/.750 131/116 .322/.405/.574/.978 .817/.997 .929 105/1.022 1/0 6/
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 30/.638 2/.000 5/2.400 3/.667 8/.625 6/.834 3/.666 88/74 .256/.307/.439/.746 .665/.761 .593 67/.758 0/0 3/
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 31/.554 2/.000 8/.250 5/1.467 2/.500 1/.000 2/.000 132/116 .291/.394/.445/.839 1.007/.816 .775 110/.830 1/1 2/
IP 8.0 13.2 19.0 8.2 10.0 15.0 TOTAL .285/.360/.426/.786 .789/.786 .836 .811 21/4 25/17
ERA-K/9 /0.0 1.13/5.6 5.27/6.6 3.79/7.6 2.08/9.3 0.00/8.1 1.20/4.2 4.04/5.9

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

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA / 29/.167 60/.302 81/.232 38/.242 33/.063 53/.137 .246  Drew
 Ramirez
 Moss
 Crisp
 Ellsbury
 Lugo
0/0/23/3
29/0/0/2
0/0/6/2
0/19/0/1
8/16/4/1
1/0/0/0
OPS .443 .782 .629 .615 .185 .347 .687
vs LHB (BF-OPS) / 12/.258 26/.724 31/.492 19/.451 20/.205 22/.141 .745
vs RHB (BF-OPS) / 17/.584 34/.826 50/.712 19/.774 13/.154 31/.484 .635
Road / 18/.347 25/1.030 43/.522 16/.904 6/.000 26/.235 .738
Last 28d days / 29/.443 56/.842 81/.629 26/.451 30/.203 40/.463
HR/SB/CS // 0/0/0 1/2/0 1/1/0 0/0/0 0/1/0 1/0/0 23/20/5
Usage ·X·oo··· X···X··o X···X··· X······o ··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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