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Game Preview: BOS @ PHI, 1:05pm, Wednesday, June 18, 2008 @Citizens Bank Park

Boston Red Sox, 45-29, 1st, 2 up

SP: Justin Masterson (23, RHP, 3-1, 2.90)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. PHI Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2008 (3-1)             31    18  10  10  15  27  5    2.90      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         3-1  31    18  10  10  15  27  5    2.90   60 
 2008-06-13   @CIN   L   6.2   4   3   3   3   9  2      98   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.PHI    Has never faced PHI.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   28-7    Road:   17-22   ExtrInn: 3-1 
 vsRHP:  34-26   vsLHP:  11-3    1-Run:  10-8 
 vsEast: 16-13   vsCntrl:12-5    vsWest: 11-9  IL: 6-2 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 74 Tue, Jun 17  @PHI  W   3-0       45-29  1st  2.0 up
 73 Mon, Jun 16  @PHI  L   2-8       44-29  1st  2.0 up
 72 Sun, Jun 15  @CIN  W   9-0       44-28  1st  2.5 up
 71 Sat, Jun 14  @CIN  W   6-4 (10)  43-28  1st  1.5 up
 70 Fri, Jun 13  @CIN  L   1-3       42-28  1st  1.5 up
 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
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:13-7    Last 30:20-10
Philadelphia Phillies, 42-31, 1st, 3 up

SP: Kyle Kendrick (23, RHP, 6-2, 4.54)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2008 (6-2)             75.1  87  46  38  24  31  9    4.54      
 2007 (10-4)           121   129  53  52  25  49 16    3.87      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         4-0  37    38  18  17  12  13  4    4.14   48 
 2008-06-13   @STL   W   7     8   2   1   1   1  1      94   55 
 2008-06-07   @ATL  ND   5.1   4   2   2   5   3  1      90   50 
 2008-06-02    CIN   W   5.1   5   4   4   0   0  2      70   42 
 2008-05-27    COL   W   7.1   7   2   2   1   5  0     107   60 
 2008-05-22   @HOU  ND   5     8   5   5   1   2  0      91   32 
 2008-05-18    TOR  ND   1     0   0   0   0   0  0      12   53 
 2008-05-13    ATL   W   6     6   3   3   4   2  0      97   46 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.BOS    Has never faced BOS.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   22-14   Road:   20-17   ExtrInn: 3-4 
 vsRHP:  25-22   vsLHP:  17-9    1-Run:  13-14
 vsEast: 13-11   vsCntrl:15-11   vsWest: 12-6  IL: 2-3 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 73 Tue, Jun 17   BOS  L   0-3       42-31  1st  3.0 up
 72 Mon, Jun 16   BOS  W   8-2       42-30  1st  3.0 up
 71 Sun, Jun 15  @STL  L   6-7 (10)  41-30  1st  3.0 up
 70 Sat, Jun 14  @STL  L   2-3       41-29  1st  4.0 up
 69 Fri, Jun 13  @STL  W  20-2       41-28  1st  4.0 up
 68 Thu, Jun 12  @FLA  W   3-0       40-28  1st  3.0 up
 67 Wed, Jun 11  @FLA  L   2-6       39-28  1st  2.0 up
 66 Tue, Jun 10  @FLA  L   4-5       39-27  1st  3.0 up
 65 Sun, Jun  8  @ATL  W   6-3       39-26  1st  3.5 up
 64 Sat, Jun  7  @ATL  W   6-2       38-26  1st  3.5 up
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:13-7    Last 30:18-12
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Tue, Jun 17, 2008 BOS  3 @PHI  0        W:Jon Lester (6-3), L: Jamie Moyer (7-4), S: Jonathan Papelbon (20)
Mon, Jun 16, 2008 PHI  8  BOS  2        W:Cole Hamels (7-4), L: Bartolo Colon (4-2), S: none

Mon, Jun 26, 2006 BOS  8  PHI  7 (12)   W:Craig Hansen (1-0), L: Clay Condrey (1-2), S: none
Sat, Jun 24, 2006 BOS  5  PHI  3 (10)   W:Jonathan Papelbon (2-1), L: Tom Gordon (2-3), S: none
Fri, Jun 23, 2006 BOS 10  PHI  2        W:Josh Beckett (9-3), L: Ryan Madson (7-5), S: none
Sun, May 21, 2006 PHI 10  BOS  5        W:Cory Lidle (4-4), L: Lenny DiNardo (1-2), S: none
Sat, May 20, 2006 BOS  8 @PHI  4        W:Josh Beckett (6-1), L: Brett Myers (2-2), S: none
Fri, May 19, 2006 BOS  5 @PHI  3        W:Matt Clement (4-3), L: Jon Lieber (3-5), S: Jonathan Papelbon (15)
Sun, Jun 26, 2005 BOS 12 @PHI  8        W:Mike Timlin (2-1), L: Rheal Cormier (2-2), S: none
Sat, Jun 25, 2005 BOS  7 @PHI  1        W:Matt Clement (9-1), L: Vicente Padilla (3-7), S: none
Season Series: 2008 - Tied 1-1; 2007 -  0-0; 2006 - BOS won 5-1; All-Time - BOS leads 19-14

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  5.57

CLE  4.54

WSN  3.71

RA/G

OAK  3.61

BAL  4.60

TEX  5.82

BA

C. Jones  .400

V. Martinez  .278

A. Cabrera  .184

OBP

C. Jones  .493

J. Votto  .349

C. Patterson  .229

SLG

L. Berkman  .697

C. Guzman  .444

A. Cabrera  .247

OPS

L. Berkman  1.139

B. Abreu  .799

A. Cabrera  .529

ERA

E. Volquez  1.64

R. Wolf  4.16

B. Bonser  6.45

K/9IP

E. Volquez  10.74

R. Nolasco  6.13

L. Hernandez  2.71

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Boston Red Sox Batters (5.08 RS/G) vs. Philadelphia Phillies Pitchers (4.05 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 38.Kendrick
G/S/vB
55.Condrey
G/S/vB
37.Durbin
G/S/vB
45.Gordon
G/S/vB
54.Lidge
G/S/vB
63.Madson
G/S/vB
16.Romero*
G/S/vB
57.Seanez
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
22.Casey* G/S/vP ··· 3/.000 1/.000 1/.000 13/1.021 5/.000 ··· 5/.400 106/87 .371/.425/.464/.888 1.032/.856 .741 37/.890 1/0 0/
36.Cash G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/2.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/3.000 ··· 81/64 .236/.309/.306/.614 1.004/.511 .708 31/.268 0/0 0/
13.Cora* G/S/vP ··· 2/1.000 5/.400 4/.666 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 52/46 .289/.385/.356/.740 1.267/.673 .753 27/.557 0/0 0/
10.Crisp# G/S/vP ··· 1/3.000 4/.833 4/.500 ··· 2/2.000 11/.700 2/.000 188/150 .262/.303/.419/.721 .840/.691 .694 79/.635 12/2 5/
7.Drew* G/S/vP ··· 3/1.000 4/1.000 2/.500 7/.971 7/1.096 3/.666 5/.200 245/199 .315/.424/.576/1.001 .963/1.009 .913 94/1.347 2/1 12/
46.Ellsbury* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 259/205 .283/.366/.404/.769 .597/.815 .648 98/.763 34/4 5/
25.Lowell G/S/vP ··· 3/.333 5/.900 2/1.000 4/.000 8/.125 ··· 4/.833 226/181 .275/.332/.490/.822 1.033/.774 .800 104/.872 1/1 10/
23.Lugo G/S/vP ··· ··· 4/1.000 11/.664 ··· 5/1.350 3/1.000 4/1.000 237/190 .276/.366/.330/.696 .779/.675 .638 87/.724 9/3 0/
44.Moss* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/3.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 39/31 .257/.333/.486/.819 .542/.874 .769 17/.710 0/0 2/
15.Pedroia G/S/vP ··· 1/2.000 3/.667 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 326/256 .269/.318/.391/.709 .789/.686 .687 108/.659 7/0 6/
24.Ramirez G/S/vP ··· ··· 9/.904 44/.785 1/.000 6/1.333 12/1.017 ··· 289/237 .295/.381/.535/.916 .744/.956 .946 96/.974 1/0 15/
33.Varitek# G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 8/.661 12/.614 1/.000 4/.750 8/.250 1/.000 214/170 .245/.322/.417/.739 .756/.735 .685 73/.519 0/0 7/
20.Youkilis G/S/vP ··· 1/2.000 3/.666 3/.000 ··· 3/.666 ··· ··· 282/238 .305/.376/.530/.906 1.197/.858 .927 84/.707 3/2 11/
IP 75.1 27.1 40.2 26.2 29.0 35.2 26.0 23.2 TOTAL .279/.355/.449/.804 .829/.798 .763 .776 70/13 87/45
ERA-K/9 4.54/3.7 3.95/4.9 1.55/5.7 5.06/8.4 0.93/11.5 3.28/7.1 1.38/7.6 2.28/6.1 3.79/6.3

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Cash (25-7-8)
 Varitek (26-8-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 338/.287 114/.274 163/.222 126/.255 116/.158 141/.234 115/.219 99/.217 .254  Ramirez
 Drew
 Crisp
 Moss
 Ellsbury
 Lugo
 Youkilis
53/0/0/4
0/1/59/4
0/56/0/3
4/0/8/2
34/30/12/2
1/0/0/0
0/0/2/0
OPS .793 .711 .596 .778 .430 .644 .680 .578 .734
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 166/.923 54/.732 77/.691 57/.598 65/.540 72/.648 48/.242 45/.421 .713
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 172/.670 60/.693 86/.511 69/.927 51/.291 69/.640 67/1.017 54/.714 .748
Home 133/.630 43/.684 93/.615 55/1.022 58/.489 78/.733 64/.764 47/.582 .693
Last 28d days 130/.749 40/.500 45/.614 40/.951 35/.504 46/.589 33/.503 21/.510
HR/SB/CS 9/6/4 2/3/1 1/1/3 3/1/0 0/4/0 3/4/1 2/6/0 0/5/1 75/57/22
Usage ····X··· o···o··X ·Xo····· ··o···X· ·····X·· X·X····· ··oo···o X···X···
Philadelphia Phillies Batters (5.33 RS/G) vs. Boston Red Sox Pitchers (4.18 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
4.Bruntlett G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 137/94 .244/.316/.333/.650 .694/.629 .585 14/.701 5/1 2/
5.Burrell G/S/vP ··· 1/no AB 1/.000 1/.000 2/2.000 ··· 3/.000 12/.258 293/201 .284/.427/.603/1.030 .984/1.050 .920 102/1.133 0/0 18/
27.Coste G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 1/3.000 132/96 .308/.366/.533/.900 1.042/.847 1.034 52/.824 0/0 6/
19.Dobbs* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 99/96 .359/.394/.500/.894 .667/.901 .990 35/.885 1/1 2/
7.Feliz G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 4/2.500 ··· 1/.000 3/.333 261/178 .260/.314/.417/.732 .976/.616 .673 98/.809 0/0 8/
6.Howard* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 1/3.000 2/.000 1/.000 3/.000 2/2.000 316/191 .221/.320/.489/.809 .634/.930 .839 119/1.011 1/0 19/
10.Jenkins* G/S/vP ··· 5/.400 ··· ··· 5/.650 ··· ··· 9/.472 209/191 .260/.306/.411/.718 .292/.757 .782 77/.756 1/1 6/
11.Rollins# G/S/vP ··· 4/1.250 1/2.000 1/3.000 3/.333 1/3.000 2/1.500 9/.875 217/152 .289/.352/.472/.824 .845/.815 .860 124/.774 13/0 6/
51.Ruiz G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 178/135 .226/.301/.308/.609 .659/.594 .507 62/.610 0/0 2/
99.Taguchi G/S/vP ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· 2/1.500 ··· ··· ··· 71/31 .210/.290/.274/.564 .425/.751 .764 20/.888 1/0 0/
26.Utley* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 6/.167 2/.000 2/2.500 6/.334 326/193 .299/.390/.615/1.005 1.066/.962 1.103 117/.981 6/0 22/
8.Victorino# G/S/vP ··· 3/.666 2/1.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 4/.833 259/175 .281/.349/.394/.743 .693/.767 .783 121/.860 14/3 2/
28.Werth G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 173/99 .270/.353/.493/.846 .977/.743 .801 31/.656 7/1 9/
IP 31.0 32.2 28.1 18.2 25.2 30.1 31.1 21.2 TOTAL .264/.342/.454/.796 .810/.790 .806 .850 49/7 103/46
ERA-K/9 2.90/7.8 2.76/8.3 3.81/8.0 4.82/7.2 2.45/5.6 2.97/8.9 2.01/11.5 7.06/5.0 3.84/7.5

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Coste (20-10-1)
 Ruiz (37-12-2)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 124/.168 142/.205 123/.255 84/.227 107/.247 126/.230 122/.207 105/.322 .244  Burrell
 Jenkins
 Werth
 Victorino
 Bruntlett
 Taguchi
 Dobbs
70/0/0/6
0/0/51/4
4/25/17/2
0/53/4/1
3/0/6/0
29/1/9/0
2/0/4/0
OPS .647 .650 .701 .643 .702 .622 .552 .918 .700
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 65/.863 63/.622 47/.551 34/.732 55/.648 52/.622 63/.530 47/1.132 .715
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 59/.426 79/.673 76/.799 50/.584 52/.747 74/.622 59/.575 58/.745 .689
Road 27/.759 69/.433 59/.717 37/.485 38/.787 73/.526 59/.731 61/.897 .694
Last 28d days 77/.712 48/.649 43/.438 53/.600 34/.724 47/.698 38/.515 55/.755
HR/SB/CS 5/3/0 1/2/0 2/4/0 2/0/0 2/1/2 2/0/1 3/2/0 3/2/0 65/51/15
Usage ····X··· ·XX·o·X· ···o·X·X ···o···X ·o··o·o· Xo·o···X o··X··o· ·Xo··oX·

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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