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Game Preview: BOS @ CIN, 7:10pm, Friday, June 13, 2008 @Great American Ball Park

Boston Red Sox, 42-27, 1st, 2½ up

SP: Justin Masterson (23, RHP, 3-0, 2.59)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. CIN Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2008 (3-0)             24.1  14   7   7  12  18  3    2.59      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         3-0  24.1  14   7   7  12  18  3    2.59   60 
 2008-06-08    SEA   W   6     3   1   1   3   4  0      88   63 
 2008-06-03    TBR   W   6     6   4   4   2   5  2      91   47 
 2008-05-20    KCR   W   6.1   3   1   1   3   5  0      91   65 
 2008-04-24    LAA  ND   6     2   1   1   4   4  1      95   64 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.CIN    Has never faced CIN.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   28-7    Road:   14-20   ExtrInn: 2-1 
 vsRHP:  32-25   vsLHP:  10-2    1-Run:  10-8 
 vsEast: 16-13   vsCntrl:12-5    vsWest: 11-9  IL: 3-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 69 Thu, Jun 12   BAL  W   9-2       42-27  1st  2.5 up
 68 Wed, Jun 11   BAL  W   6-3       41-27  1st  2.0 up
 67 Tue, Jun 10   BAL  L   6-10      40-27  1st  1.0 up
 66 Sun, Jun  8   SEA  W   2-1       40-26  1st  1.5 up
 65 Sat, Jun  7   SEA  W  11-3       39-26  1st  0.5 up
 64 Fri, Jun  6   SEA  L   0-8       38-26  1st  0.5 up
 63 Thu, Jun  5   TBR  W   7-1       38-25  1st  1.5 up
 62 Wed, Jun  4   TBR  W   5-1       37-25  1st  0.5 up
 61 Tue, Jun  3   TBR  W   7-4       36-25  2nd  0.5 gb
 60 Mon, Jun  2  @BAL  L   3-6       35-25  2nd  1.5 gb
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:18-12
Cincinnati Reds, 32-36, 6th, 11½ GB, 8 GB in WC

SP: Aaron Harang (30, RHP, 2-9, 4.31)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2008 (2-9)             94   105  48  45  20  82 14    4.31      
 2007 (16-6)           231.2 213 100  96  52 218 28    3.73      
 2006 (16-11)          234.1 242 109  98  56 216 28    3.76      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         1-5  41.2  62  30  29   8  32  9    6.26   40 
 2008-06-08   @FLA   L   5.1  11   8   7   0   4  2      91   20 
 2008-06-03   @PHI   L   6     9   3   3   1   4  1     113   45 
 2008-05-29    PIT   L   4    10   6   6   0   2  1      73   20 
 2008-05-22   @SDP   L   5.1  10   5   5   2   7  2     103   33 
 2008-05-17    CLE  ND   7     8   1   1   1   5  0     101   61 
 2008-05-12    FLA   W   7     7   4   4   2   4  3     102   49 
 2008-05-06    CHC   L   7     7   3   3   2   6  0     114   55 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.BOS      1-1  10.1  12   6   6   7  11  1    5.23   45 
 2005-06-15   @BOS   L   4.2   9   5   5   3   7  0     111   30 
 2002-08-07   @BOS   W   5.2   3   1   1   4   4  1     105   59 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   20-12   Road:   12-24   ExtrInn: 4-3 
 vsRHP:  19-24   vsLHP:  13-12   1-Run:  12-7 
 vsEast: 12-12   vsCntrl:10-16   vsWest:  7-8  IL: 3-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 68 Thu, Jun 12   STL  W   6-2       32-36  6th 11.5 gb
 67 Wed, Jun 11   STL  L   0-10      31-36  6th 11.5 gb
 66 Tue, Jun 10   STL  L   2-7       31-35  6th 10.5 gb
 65 Mon, Jun  9  @FLA  W   9-4       31-34  6th  9.5 gb
 64 Sun, Jun  8  @FLA  L   2-9       30-34  6th 10.0 gb
 63 Sat, Jun  7  @FLA  L   7-8       30-33  5th  9.0 gb
 62 Fri, Jun  6  @FLA  W  11-3       30-32  5th  9.0 gb
 61 Thu, Jun  5  @PHI  L   0-5       29-32  6th 10.0 gb
 60 Wed, Jun  4  @PHI  W   2-0       29-31  5th  9.0 gb
 59 Tue, Jun  3  @PHI  L   2-3       28-31  5th 10.0 gb
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:17-13
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Wed, Jun 15, 2005 BOS  6  CIN  1        W:Bronson Arroyo (5-3), L: Aaron Harang (4-5), S: none
Tue, Jun 14, 2005 BOS  7  CIN  0        W:David Wells (5-4), L: Luke Hudson (1-1), S: none
Mon, Jun 13, 2005 BOS 10  CIN  3        W:Matt Clement (7-1), L: Eric Milton (3-8), S: none
Season Series: 2008 -  0-0; 2007 -  0-0; 2006 -  0-0; All-Time - BOS leads 3-0

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

TEX  5.63

TBR  4.53

WSN  3.65

RA/G

CHW  3.70

MIL  4.55

TEX  5.82

BA

C. Jones  .414

P. Fielder  .278

A. Cabrera  .184

OBP

C. Jones  .500

K. Matsui  .349

R. Hernandez  .259

SLG

L. Berkman  .720

T. Glaus  .445

A. Cabrera  .247

OPS

L. Berkman  1.171

R. Durham  .805

A. Cabrera  .529

ERA

E. Volquez  1.56

D. Lowe  4.15

B. Bonser  6.35

K/9IP

E. Volquez  10.67

O. Perez  6.15

L. Hernandez  2.82

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Boston Red Sox Batters (5.14 RS/G) vs. Cincinnati Reds Pitchers (4.94 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 39.Harang
G/S/vB
41.Affeldt*
G/S/vB
45.Bray*
G/S/vB
51.Burton
G/S/vB
48.Cordero
G/S/vB
52.Herrera*
G/S/vB
57.Lincoln
G/S/vB
25.Weathers
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
22.Casey* G/S/vP 3/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 7/.762 9/1.413 94/80 .372/.426/.465/.891 .896/.890 .698 29/.948 0/0 0/
36.Cash G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 72/56 .266/.333/.344/.677 1.071/.566 .905 26/.279 0/0 0/
13.Cora* G/S/vP 10/1.111 1/.000 2/2.000 ··· 2/2.000 ··· 1/.000 9/.777 45/40 .300/.378/.350/.728 1.550/.631 .739 24/.440 0/0 0/
10.Crisp# G/S/vP 9/.476 7/1.571 1/5.000 ··· 5/.400 ··· ··· ··· 173/139 .255/.300/.369/.669 .787/.641 .588 77/.485 10/2 2/
7.Drew* G/S/vP 7/.786 9/1.056 3/.666 ··· ··· ··· 5/.900 12/.349 223/185 .324/.430/.562/.993 .947/1.001 .880 87/1.268 2/1 10/
46.Ellsbury* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 240/191 .279/.370/.392/.762 .664/.787 .614 97/.731 29/3 4/
25.Lowell G/S/vP 9/1.417 ··· 1/.000 ··· 5/2.100 ··· 3/.000 21/.742 205/167 .270/.327/.508/.835 1.088/.783 .817 99/.902 1/1 10/
23.Lugo G/S/vP 3/1.500 5/.400 1/no AB ··· 8/.250 ··· 5/.000 8/.000 222/183 .272/.359/.319/.678 .648/.685 .592 86/.656 8/3 0/
44.Moss* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 34/26 .267/.353/.500/.853 .542/.929 .875 12/.750 0/0 2/
15.Pedroia G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 303/241 .260/.312/.366/.678 .702/.672 .624 107/.558 6/0 4/
24.Ramirez G/S/vP 6/1.500 8/1.125 1/3.000 ··· 14/1.400 ··· 10/1.933 ··· 277/232 .302/.390/.554/.944 .819/.969 1.001 101/.954 1/0 15/
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 6/.000 5/1.600 ··· ··· 11/.788 ··· 5/2.000 ··· 202/166 .257/.327/.437/.764 .889/.736 .726 76/.751 0/0 7/
20.Youkilis G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 2/.500 ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 272/230 .301/.375/.519/.894 1.210/.843 .905 94/.729 3/2 10/
IP 94.0 30.2 19.2 34.1 29.2 3.0 30.2 23.1 TOTAL .281/.358/.448/.805 .837/.798 .759 .785 60/12 78/44
ERA-K/9 4.31/7.9 4.11/10.0 2.75/8.2 2.62/10.0 2.73/10.0 9.00/12.0 4.70/7.3 4.24/6.2 4.49/8.0

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Cash (24-6-8)
 Varitek (25-8-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 400/.284 135/.261 87/.240 150/.250 125/.163 14/.308 125/.230 108/.269 .265  Ramirez
 Drew
 Crisp
 Moss
 Ellsbury
 Lugo
 Youkilis
50/0/0/4
0/1/54/4
0/52/0/3
3/0/7/2
30/28/12/2
1/0/0/0
0/0/2/0
OPS .805 .774 .697 .674 .584 .973 .692 .859 .780
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 168/.720 51/.817 43/.846 61/.700 52/.552 5/.200 51/.666 39/.606 .771
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 232/.866 84/.744 44/.546 89/.657 73/.602 9/1.333 74/.710 69/.999 .788
Home 191/.753 75/.983 25/.247 78/.547 63/.478 10/1.200 51/.425 55/.908 .750
Last 28d days 150/.974 63/.923 59/.593 68/.519 49/.554 14/.973 46/.430 47/.856
HR/SB/CS 14/9/2 6/2/0 1/2/0 3/3/0 3/2/1 1/0/0 5/0/0 5/1/0 90/34/11
Usage ····X··· o·X·o·Xo ·X·oX··· X··o·X·· o··o·o·· ·X······ ··X··X·o ··oo·oX·
Cincinnati Reds Batters (4.51 RS/G) vs. Boston Red Sox Pitchers (4.26 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 63.Masterson
G/S/vB
53.Aardsma
G/S/vB
17.Delcarmen
G/S/vB
56.Hansen
G/S/vB
48.Lopez*
G/S/vB
37.Okajima*
G/S/vB
58.Papelbon
G/S/vB
50.Timlin
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
9.Bako* G/S/vP ··· 2/.500 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 6/.666 174/116 .239/.314/.413/.727 .777/.699 .601 60/.438 0/2 6/
32.Bruce* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 75/48 .391/.480/.609/1.089 .854/1.214 1.444 75/1.089 2/2 3/
54.Cabrera G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· 3/.000 2/2 .000/.000/.000/.000 /.000 .000 2/.000 0/0 0/
44.Dunn* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 4/.500 ··· ··· 3/.000 262/178 .229/.397/.507/.904 .792/.954 .855 109/1.109 1/1 16/
28.Encarnacion G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 258/182 .241/.326/.439/.764 .757/.766 .729 92/.639 1/0 10/
3.Griffey* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 12/1.200 271/183 .256/.365/.410/.775 .686/.818 .737 106/.863 0/1 7/
7.Janish G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 50/30 .222/.300/.244/.544 .789/.381 .659 48/.524 0/0 0/
23.Patterson* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 2/.000 ··· 7/.286 4/1.167 4/.250 6/.000 170/140 .195/.232/.352/.584 .372/.631 .736 45/.250 9/4 5/
46.Phillips G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 19/11 .176/.263/.235/.498 .375/.586 .222 19/.498 0/0 0/
4.Phillips G/S/vP ··· 1/5.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 283/195 .269/.318/.496/.814 1.148/.665 .818 118/.764 11/2 12/
26.Ross G/S/vP ··· 3/1.167 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 76/41 .242/.365/.339/.704 .698/.708 1.109 52/.717 0/0 1/
17.Valentin# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/.666 52/44 .208/.250/.271/.521 .536/.518 .571 20/.583 0/0 0/
19.Votto* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 237/153 .269/.342/.481/.823 .928/.768 .887 109/.746 4/3 11/
IP 24.1 29.1 27.2 17.2 24.1 28.0 29.1 20.0 TOTAL .251/.329/.411/.740 .803/.710 .767 .721 49/22 76/52
ERA-K/9 2.59/6.7 3.07/8.6 3.90/8.1 5.09/7.1 2.59/5.2 2.89/8.0 1.84/11.1 5.85/4.5 3.90/7.3

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Bako (25-11-3)
 Ross (8-0-3)
 Valentin (1-0-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 97/.169 130/.217 121/.250 79/.225 102/.250 116/.231 114/.211 94/.305 .245  Griffey
 Patterson
 Dunn
 Bruce
0/0/61/3
0/47/0/2
64/0/0/2
2/11/11/0
OPS .614 .688 .696 .642 .695 .621 .535 .874 .698
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 53/.735 57/.655 45/.530 31/.762 51/.706 47/.618 59/.545 40/1.097 .709
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 44/.477 73/.715 76/.799 48/.566 51/.681 69/.623 55/.524 54/.710 .690
Road / 57/.471 57/.707 32/.460 33/.783 63/.509 51/.718 50/.809 .689
Last 28d days 74/.641 41/.807 53/.490 55/.611 35/.653 42/.770 42/.483 47/.579
HR/SB/CS 3/3/0 1/2/0 2/4/0 2/0/0 2/1/2 2/0/1 2/2/0 3/2/0 57/49/14
Usage ····X··· ·X····XX X·X····· ··X·Xo·· ·o····X· ··X·o··· ·o··oX·· oX·····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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