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Game Preview: BOS @ LAA, 10:05pm, Tuesday, May 12, 2009 @Angel Stadium

RedSox, 20-12, 2nd, 1 GB

SP: Justin Masterson (24, RHP, 2-2, 5.28)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. ANA Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (2-2) 29.0 31 17 17 10 26 2 5.28
2008 (6-5) 88.1 68 31 31 40 68 10 3.16
Last 7 GS 2-4 41.0 42 24 24 20 30 5 5.27 47
2009-05-06 CLE L 6.1 8 6 6 3 6 0 112 36
2009-05-01 @TBR L 6.0 6 6 6 3 6 2 105 39
2009-04-26 NYY W 5.1 6 1 1 1 4 0 99 55
2009-04-20 BAL W 5.1 4 1 1 2 3 0 84 57
2008-07-05 @NYY L 6.0 6 2 2 2 2 0 100 52
2008-06-30 @TBR L 6.0 5 4 4 5 5 2 105 46
2008-06-24 ARI ND 6.0 7 4 4 4 4 1 101 42
Has never faced ANA.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   13-4    Road:    7-8    ExtrInn: 2-1 
 vsRHP:  13-8    vsLHP:   7-4    1-Run:   5-4 
 vsEast: 13-6    vsCntrl: 5-2    vsWest:  2-4  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 32 Sun, May 10   TBR  W   4-3       20-12  2nd  1.0 gb
 31 Sat, May  9   TBR  L   5-14      19-12  2nd  1.0 gb
 30 Fri, May  8   TBR  W   7-3       19-11  1st    Tied
 29 Thu, May  7   CLE  W  13-3       18-11  2nd  1.0 gb
 28 Wed, May  6   CLE  L   2-9       17-11  2nd  2.0 gb
 27 Tue, May  5  @NYY  W   7-3       17-10  2nd  1.0 gb
 26 Mon, May  4  @NYY  W   6-4       16-10  2nd  1.0 gb
 25 Sun, May  3  @TBR  L   3-5       15-10  2nd  2.0 gb
 24 Sat, May  2  @TBR  W  10-6       15-9   2nd  1.0 gb
 23 Fri, May  1  @TBR  L   2-6       14-9   2nd  1.0 gb
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:14-6    Last 30:19-11
Angels, 16-14, 2nd, ½ GB, ½ GB in WC

SP: Jered Weaver (26, RHP, 3-1, 2.66)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (3-1) 40.2 31 13 12 9 31 6 2.66
2008 (11-10) 176.2 173 88 85 54 152 20 4.33
2007 (13-7) 161.0 178 77 70 45 115 17 3.91
Last 7 GS 3-1 46.1 40 19 18 9 39 6 3.50 57
2009-05-07 TOR W 9.0 3 1 1 0 8 1 103 85
2009-05-01 @NYY ND 6.0 4 4 4 3 2 1 102 47
2009-04-26 SEA W 7.0 3 0 0 2 5 0 95 74
2009-04-21 DET ND 7.0 7 3 3 0 6 2 99 57
2009-04-15 @SEA L 5.0 10 4 4 2 2 2 89 31
2009-04-10 BOS W 6.2 4 1 0 2 8 0 101 70
2008-09-23 @SEA ND 5.2 9 6 6 0 8 0 99 35
Last 5 v.BOS 2-1 27.2 34 17 16 8 25 4 5.20 46
2009-04-10 BOS W 6.2 4 1 0 2 8 0 101 70
2008-07-28 @BOS W 5.2 6 3 3 3 4 0 97 46
2008-04-22 @BOS ND 5.0 10 5 5 0 4 2 105 31
2007-08-18 @BOS L 4.1 8 6 6 1 5 1 84 27
2007-08-06 BOS ND 6.0 6 2 2 2 4 1 107 54
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   10-7    Road:    6-7    ExtrInn: 0-1 
 vsRHP:  11-9    vsLHP:   5-5    1-Run:   5-4 
 vsEast:  6-4    vsCntrl: 5-4    vsWest:  5-6  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 30 Sun, May 10   KCR  W   4-3       16-14  2nd  0.5 gb
 29 Sat, May  9   KCR  W   1-0       15-14  2nd  0.5 gb
 28 Fri, May  8   KCR  W   4-1       14-14  2nd  1.5 gb
 27 Thu, May  7   TOR  W   6-1       13-14  3rd  1.5 gb
 26 Wed, May  6   TOR  L   1-13      12-14  3rd  2.5 gb
 25 Tue, May  5  @OAK  W   5-3       12-13  3rd  2.0 gb
 24 Mon, May  4  @OAK  W   5-2       11-13  3rd  3.0 gb
 23 Sat, May  2  @NYY  W   8-4       10-13  3rd  3.5 gb
 22 Fri, May  1  @NYY  L   9-10       9-13  3rd  4.5 gb
 21 Thu, Apr 30  @NYY  L   4-7        9-12  3rd  3.5 gb
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:16-14
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sun, Apr 12, 2009 LAA  5  BOS  4        W:Dustin Moseley (1-0), L: Josh Beckett (1-1), S: Brian Fuentes (2)
Sat, Apr 11, 2009 BOS  5 @LAA  4        W:Brad Penny (1-0), L: Joe Saunders (1-1), S: Jonathan Papelbon (2)
Fri, Apr 10, 2009 LAA  6  BOS  3        W:Jered Weaver (1-0), L: Tim Wakefield (0-1), S: Scot Shields (1)

Wed, Jul 30, 2008 LAA  9 @BOS  2        W:Joe Saunders (14-5), L: Josh Beckett (9-8), S: none
Tue, Jul 29, 2008 LAA  6 @BOS  2        W:John Lackey (9-2), L: Clay Buchholz (2-6), S: none
Mon, Jul 28, 2008 LAA  7 @BOS  5        W:Jered Weaver (9-8), L: Daisuke Matsuzaka (11-2), S: Francisco Rodriguez (44)
Sun, Jul 20, 2008 LAA  5  BOS  3        W:Darren Oliver (3-1), L: Tim Wakefield (6-7), S: Francisco Rodriguez (40)
Sat, Jul 19, 2008 LAA  4  BOS  2        W:Jose Arredondo (4-0), L: Josh Beckett (9-6), S: Francisco Rodriguez (39)
Fri, Jul 18, 2008 LAA 11  BOS  3        W:John Lackey (7-2), L: Clay Buchholz (2-5), S: none
Thu, Apr 24, 2008 LAA  7 @BOS  5        W:Joe Saunders (4-0), L: Manny Delcarmen (0-1), S: Francisco Rodriguez (9)
Season Series: 2009 - LAA leads 2-1; 2008 - LAA won 8-1; 2007 - BOS won 6-4; All-Time - BOS leads 309-274

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 2009 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

TOR  6.00

COL  4.87

ARI  3.79

RA/G

KCR  3.72

ARI  4.70

NYY  6.23

BA

  

  

  

OBP

  

  

  

SLG

  

  

  

OPS

  

  

  

ERA

Z. Greinke  .51

B. Looper  4.18

G. Floyd  7.32

K/9IP

T. Lincecum  11.78

J. Maine  6.68

J. Pineiro  2.98

Baseball-Reference.com-- Baseball's History: 1871-Now

RedSox Batters (5.78 RS/G) vs. Angels Pitchers (5.00 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 36.Weaver
G/S/vB
66.Arredondo
G/S/vB
52.Bulger
G/S/vB
40.Fuentes*
G/S/vB
68.Loux
G/S/vB
38.Oliver*
G/S/vB
49.Ortega
G/S/vB
59.Rodriguez
G/S/vB
62.Shields
G/S/vB
33.Speier
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
55.Bailey G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 41/29 .206/.341/.412/.753 1.200/.568 .289 41/.753 0/0 1/2
5.Baldelli G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 4/.500 5/.000 23/4 .273/.304/.409/.713 .868/.000 .661 11/.818 0/0 1/0
44.Bay G/S/vP 3/.333 ··· ··· 8/.250 ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 4/.500 1/5.000 139/103 .324/.468/.667/1.134 1.072/1.158 1.202 105/1.108 4/0 9/0
7.Drew* G/S/vP 15/.757 1/.000 ··· 6/.333 ··· 11/.773 ··· ··· 9/1.319 6/.900 114/84 .242/.368/.474/.842 .867/.833 .806 87/.895 0/1 4/1
46.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 8/.875 2/.500 ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 3/2.000 2/.000 139/100 .292/.326/.354/.680 .500/.751 .575 105/.750 15/3 1/0
22.Green G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.500 ··· 5/1.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 4/.000 83/58 .289/.349/.421/.770 .628/.832 .615 74/.793 1/2 1/6
16.Kottaras* G/S/vP 2/1.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 31/21 .154/.258/.231/.489 .300/.583 .628 28/.467 0/0 0/0
25.Lowell G/S/vP 14/.665 1/.000 ··· 3/.333 ··· 10/1.786 ··· ··· 7/.286 11/.764 131/100 .312/.344/.560/.904 .930/.896 .781 98/1.022 0/0 6/4
23.Lugo G/S/vP 10/1.600 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 10/.700 ··· ··· 11/.697 13/.633 32/26 .333/.375/.500/.875 1.667/.683 .527 32/.875 0/0 1/1
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 21/1.300 1/2.000 ··· 2/1.000 5/.000 11/.606 ··· ··· 17/1.495 12/.750 142/94 .224/.338/.328/.666 .591/.702 .621 106/.728 0/1 0/
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 15/.718 3/.333 ··· 2/.000 ··· 2/.500 ··· ··· 5/1.000 6/.834 149/103 .320/.409/.414/.823 .629/.911 .735 112/.892 4/3 1/1
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 10/.600 2/3.000 ··· ··· ··· 8/.750 ··· ··· 15/.350 12/1.222 102/81 .227/.324/.443/.767 .852/.745 .643 74/.751 0/0 4/1
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 22/.964 1/2.000 ··· 2/2.000 ··· 4/1.417 ··· ··· 5/1.800 5/.400 109/70 .393/.505/.719/1.224 1.364/1.149 1.035 73/1.164 1/0 6/1
IP 40.2 13.2 10.0 11.2 33.0 12.2 12.2 11.0 11.2 11.0 TOTAL .282/.371/.463/.834 .815/.842 .743 .876 25/10 36/21
ERA-K/9 2.66/6.9 5.27/12.5 9.00/8.1 5.40/11.5 4.64/3.5 1.42/5.7 9.24/5.0 4.91/2.5 7.71/6.2 8.18/9.0 4.64/5.9

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 162/.209 56/.288 47/.300 54/.298 145/.323 50/.255 62/.345 54/.360 54/.195 51/.273 .274
OPS .621 .635 .858 .751 .809 .605 1.046 .909 .694 .827 .743
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 82/.714 30/.678 19/1.286 18/.465 81/.856 17/.824 38/.867 27/1.004 27/.561 23/1.128 .783
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 80/.527 26/.588 28/.571 36/.896 64/.749 33/.483 24/1.318 27/.813 27/.844 28/.577 .709
Home 109/.462 28/.679 32/.665 34/.763 44/1.175 20/.824 34/1.248 28/.786 35/.491 33/.894
Last 28d days 137/.656 43/.585 41/.876 37/.695 123/.839 35/.580 62/1.046 54/.909 32/.854 47/.783
HR/SB/CS 6/5/1 0/1/1 2/0/0 1/0/1 1/4/3 0/0/1 4/1/0 1/0/0 1/1/0 2/1/0 28/22/10
Usage ····X··· ···X···o ·····X·· ·o·o··oo ·X····X· ·X·X··o· ·····X·· ·····X·· ·X····o· ·····X··
Angels Batters (4.93 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (5.09 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 63.Masterson
G/S/vB
17.Delcarmen
G/S/vB
62.Jones*
G/S/vB
37.Okajima*
G/S/vB
58.Papelbon
G/S/vB
36.Penny
G/S/vB
56.Ramirez
G/S/vB
24.Saito
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
53.Abreu* G/S/vP 5/1.350 5/1.267 ··· 7/.929 10/.833 54/.948 4/.500 ··· 126/92 .309/.389/.355/.743 .627/.788 .687 94/.762 12/0 0/2
2.Aybar# G/S/vP 2/.000 1/2.000 ··· 2/1.500 2/.000 2/.000 3/1.333 2/1.000 77/54 .309/.329/.397/.726 .668/.750 .661 58/.787 0/1 0/3
9.Figgins# G/S/vP 5/.000 3/.667 ··· 2/1.000 5/.400 16/.646 2/1.000 1/.000 132/95 .255/.354/.309/.663 .528/.716 .569 99/.594 12/2 0/4
48.Hunter G/S/vP 5/1.200 3/.333 ··· 5/.800 2/2.500 6/.334 ··· 1/.000 123/92 .294/.358/.578/.936 .904/.948 .845 97/.940 3/1 8/0
13.Izturis# G/S/vP 4/.250 5/.000 ··· 2/.000 2/.000 6/.900 1/.000 ··· 77/62 .278/.303/.319/.622 .664/.645 .832 70/.627 3/0 0/2
47.Kendrick G/S/vP 2/.000 3/2.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 3/.666 1/.000 2/1.500 116/84 .245/.272/.418/.690 .688/.691 .907 83/.669 5/0 4/2
5.Mathis G/S/vP 3/1.000 2/2.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· 51/33 .244/.306/.267/.573 .399/.676 .746 40/.463 0/0 0/1
24.Matthews# G/S/vP 5/.650 4/1.750 ··· 6/.334 1/.000 3/.666 3/1.334 2/1.000 77/57 .271/.312/.357/.669 .578/.700 .668 65/.691 0/0 0/1
19.Morales# G/S/vP 1/3.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/3.000 6/.666 ··· 1/3.000 115/93 .280/.322/.523/.845 .273/.989 .911 86/.901 0/2 5/1
44.Napoli G/S/vP 2/2.500 2/.500 ··· 2/.000 1/no AB 5/2.850 2/3.000 4/.250 92/72 .316/.435/.592/1.027 1.475/.906 1.122 75/.972 2/3 5/1
39.Quinlan G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· 17/3 .176/.176/.235/.412 .143/1.667 .875 17/.412 0/0 0/0
20.Rivera G/S/vP 1/2.000 2/1.000 ··· ··· 7/.000 8/.375 2/1.000 2/1.500 94/70 .281/.319/.371/.690 1.154/.529 .696 75/.747 0/0 1/0
77.Willits# G/S/vP ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 3/1.167 1/.000 2/.000 1/1 .000/.000/.000/.000 /.000 .000 1/.000 0/0 0/0
IP 29.0 16.1 8.2 16.1 14.0 30.0 16.1 12.0 TOTAL .278/.337/.411/.747 .704/.763 .782 .747 37/9 24/20
ERA-K/9 5.28/8.1 0.55/7.7 7.27/7.2 3.31/11.0 1.29/11.6 6.90/4.8 0.55/4.4 4.50/8.2 4.89/7.8

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 128/.284 71/.220 39/.257 69/.172 64/.226 144/.306 58/.135 54/.292 .270
OPS .728 .643 .830 .587 .651 .906 .455 .812 .776
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 81/.794 42/.595 16/.583 29/.365 36/.486 77/.968 40/.507 29/.464 .752
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 47/.612 29/.713 23/1.014 40/.760 28/.863 67/.835 18/.343 25/1.250 .800
Road 49/.850 31/.875 18/.706 35/.469 30/.840 72/.883 27/.514 24/1.011
Last 28d days 102/.752 51/.593 39/.830 50/.538 50/.611 120/.920 41/.546 43/.685
HR/SB/CS 2/5/2 0/3/1 2/0/0 2/0/0 1/4/0 5/8/0 1/3/0 2/2/0 32/43/9
Usage ·····X·· ··o·o··· ··X··X·· ·X·X··X· ·X·o···X ···X···· ·o·o···o ··X·o·o·

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.