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Game Preview: BOS @ LAA, 10:05pm, Wednesday, May 13, 2009 @Angel Stadium

RedSox, 21-12, 2nd, 1 GB

SP: Tim Wakefield (42, RHP, 4-1, 2.93)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. ANA Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (4-1) 40.0 27 13 13 18 25 1 2.93
2008 (10-11) 181.0 154 89 83 60 117 25 4.13
2007 (17-12) 189.0 191 104 100 64 110 22 4.76
Last 7 GS 4-1 45.0 29 13 13 18 28 1 2.60 60
2009-05-07 CLE W 6.0 4 2 2 4 3 0 101 55
2009-05-02 @TBR W 5.0 7 5 5 2 5 1 101 36
2009-04-27 @CLE ND 7.0 1 0 0 4 5 0 112 76
2009-04-22 MIN W 7.0 5 1 1 1 4 0 102 66
2009-04-15 @OAK W 9.0 4 2 2 2 4 0 111 73
2009-04-10 @LAA L 6.0 6 3 3 5 4 0 99 47
2008-09-28 NYY ND 5.0 2 0 0 0 3 0 56 66
Has never faced ANA.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   13-4    Road:    8-8    ExtrInn: 2-1 
 vsRHP:  14-8    vsLHP:   7-4    1-Run:   6-4 
 vsEast: 13-6    vsCntrl: 5-2    vsWest:  3-4  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 33 Tue, May 12  @LAA  W   4-3       21-12  2nd  1.0 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
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:14-6    Last 30:20-10
Angels, 16-15, 2nd, 1½ GB, 1 GB in WC

SP: Matt Palmer (30, RHP, 3-0, 3.06)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (3-0) 17.2 11 7 6 8 8 1 3.06
2008 (0-2) 12.2 17 13 12 13 3 1 8.53
Last 7 GS 3-2 30.1 28 20 18 21 11 2 5.34 44
2009-05-08 KCR W 5.1 2 1 1 3 5 0 92 62
2009-05-02 @NYY W 6.1 3 1 1 2 2 0 101 63
2009-04-23 DET W 6.0 6 5 4 3 1 1 100 40
2008-08-26 COL L 4.1 4 5 4 6 1 0 86 32
2008-08-21 FLA ND 6.0 6 2 2 3 2 1 100 51
2008-08-16 @ATL L 2.1 7 6 6 4 0 0 66 15
Has never faced BOS.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   10-8    Road:    6-7    ExtrInn: 0-1 
 vsRHP:  11-10   vsLHP:   5-5    1-Run:   5-5 
 vsEast:  6-5    vsCntrl: 5-4    vsWest:  5-6  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 31 Tue, May 12   BOS  L   3-4       16-15  2nd  1.5 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
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:15-15
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Tue, May 12, 2009 BOS  4 @LAA  3        W:Ramon Ramirez (4-0), L: Scot Shields (1-3), S: Jonathan Papelbon (9)
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
Season Series: 2009 - Tied 2-2; 2008 - LAA won 8-1; 2007 - BOS won 6-4; All-Time - BOS leads 310-274

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  5.97

LAA  4.87

ARI  3.71

RA/G

LAD  3.88

SEA  4.73

WSN  6.22

BA

  

  

  

OBP

  

  

  

SLG

  

  

  

OPS

  

  

  

ERA

Z. Greinke  .51

M. Owings  4.33

G. Floyd  7.32

K/9IP

T. Lincecum  11.78

K. Davies  6.57

M. Pelfrey  2.31

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

RedSox Batters (5.73 RS/G) vs. Angels Pitchers (4.97 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 32.Palmer
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
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 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 45/33 .184/.311/.368/.680 1.200/.492 .234 45/.680 0/0 1/2
5.Baldelli G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 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 ··· ··· ··· 8/.250 ··· 2/.000 ··· 5/.400 1/5.000 143/107 .313/.455/.643/1.097 1.072/1.107 1.120 104/1.047 4/0 9/0
7.Drew* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 6/.333 ··· 11/.773 ··· 10/1.389 6/.900 118/88 .253/.373/.505/.878 .867/.882 .876 86/.914 0/1 5/1
46.Ellsbury* G/S/vP ··· 3/1.167 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· 3/2.000 2/.000 144/105 .296/.329/.356/.684 .500/.754 .591 105/.770 16/3 1/0
22.Green G/S/vP ··· 2/1.000 1/no AB 2/.500 ··· 5/1.000 ··· 2/.000 4/.000 87/62 .291/.356/.418/.774 .628/.834 .636 74/.793 1/2 1/6
16.Kottaras* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 31/21 .154/.258/.231/.489 .300/.583 .628 24/.358 0/0 0/0
25.Lowell G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 3/.333 ··· 10/1.786 ··· 8/.250 11/.764 135/104 .310/.341/.550/.891 .930/.881 .764 98/.952 0/0 6/5
23.Lugo G/S/vP ··· 1/no AB 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 10/.700 ··· 11/.697 13/.633 37/31 .303/.378/.455/.833 1.667/.656 .510 37/.833 0/0 1/2
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP ··· 1/2.000 ··· 2/1.000 5/.000 12/.666 ··· 17/1.495 12/.750 146/97 .218/.336/.319/.655 .606/.678 .601 105/.717 0/1 0/
15.Pedroia G/S/vP ··· 3/.333 ··· 2/.000 ··· 2/.500 ··· 5/1.000 6/.834 149/103 .320/.409/.414/.823 .629/.911 .735 107/.937 4/3 1/1
33.Varitek# G/S/vP ··· 3/1.667 ··· ··· ··· 8/.750 ··· 16/.544 12/1.222 106/85 .239/.330/.457/.787 .852/.771 .699 78/.779 0/0 4/1
51.Velazquez G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/2 .000/.000/.000/.000 /.000 .000 0/ 0/0 0/1
IP 17.2 14.0 10.2 11.2 33.0 12.2 11.0 12.2 11.0 TOTAL .281/.369/.460/.829 .817/.834 .739 .866 26/10 37/23
ERA-K/9 3.06/4.1 6.43/12.2 8.44/7.6 5.40/11.5 4.64/3.5 1.42/5.7 4.91/2.5 7.82/5.7 8.18/9.0 4.62/5.8

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 74/.169 60/.309 50/.286 54/.298 145/.323 51/.255 54/.360 59/.217 51/.273 .273
OPS .501 .683 .832 .751 .809 .619 .909 .727 .827 .741
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 42/.446 32/.700 20/1.215 18/.465 81/.856 18/.859 27/1.004 29/.713 23/1.128 .791
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 32/.578 28/.665 30/.573 36/.896 64/.749 33/.483 27/.813 30/.743 28/.577 .697
Home 49/.542 32/.766 35/.643 34/.763 44/1.175 21/.855 28/.786 40/.569 33/.894
Last 28d days 74/.501 47/.650 40/.649 37/.695 123/.839 36/.600 50/.943 37/.881 44/.807
HR/SB/CS 1/5/0 0/1/1 2/0/0 1/0/1 1/4/3 0/0/1 1/0/0 1/1/0 2/1/0 29/23/10
Usage ····X··· X···X··· o·····X· ··o·o··o ··X····X o·X·X··o ······X· X·X····o ······X·
Angels Batters (4.87 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (5.03 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 49.Wakefield
G/S/vB
17.Delcarmen
G/S/vB
62.Jones*
G/S/vB
63.Masterson
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 34/.874 6/1.000 ··· 8/1.000 7/.929 11/.878 54/.948 4/.500 ··· 131/97 .301/.389/.345/.734 .627/.773 .675 95/.725 13/0 0/2
2.Aybar# G/S/vP ··· 1/2.000 ··· 2/.000 2/1.500 2/.000 2/.000 3/1.333 2/1.000 77/54 .309/.329/.397/.726 .668/.750 .661 54/.850 0/1 0/3
9.Figgins# G/S/vP 20/.789 4/.500 ··· 8/.000 2/1.000 6/.333 16/.646 2/1.000 1/.000 137/100 .246/.343/.298/.642 .528/.684 .535 100/.594 12/2 0/4
48.Hunter G/S/vP 41/1.047 4/.833 ··· 8/1.208 5/.800 3/1.666 6/.334 ··· 1/.000 128/97 .301/.367/.575/.942 .904/.956 .863 98/.880 3/2 8/0
13.Izturis# G/S/vP 11/.546 6/.000 ··· 7/.679 2/.000 3/.000 6/.900 1/.000 ··· 82/67 .280/.309/.320/.629 .664/.652 .825 75/.634 3/0 0/2
47.Kendrick G/S/vP 10/.800 3/2.000 ··· 5/.400 ··· 2/.000 3/.666 2/.000 2/1.500 120/88 .241/.280/.411/.690 .688/.691 .899 83/.704 5/0 4/2
5.Mathis G/S/vP 7/.715 2/2.000 ··· 6/1.200 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 2/1.000 ··· 55/37 .265/.321/.286/.606 .399/.715 .778 40/.558 0/0 0/1
24.Matthews# G/S/vP 23/.503 4/1.750 ··· 5/.650 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 3/.000 1/.000 ··· 4/.917 1/.000 1/3.000 6/.666 ··· 1/3.000 119/97 .273/.311/.509/.820 .273/.953 .865 88/.886 0/2 5/1
44.Napoli G/S/vP 3/1.000 2/.500 ··· 5/1.400 2/.000 1/no AB 5/2.850 3/2.000 4/.250 96/76 .313/.427/.575/1.002 1.475/.882 1.066 79/.946 2/3 5/1
39.Quinlan G/S/vP 3/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· 17/3 .176/.176/.235/.412 .143/1.667 .875 15/.467 0/0 0/0
20.Rivera G/S/vP 10/1.000 2/1.000 ··· 4/.500 ··· 7/.000 8/.375 2/1.000 2/1.500 97/73 .272/.309/.359/.668 1.154/.507 .656 74/.687 0/0 1/0
77.Willits# G/S/vP 2/.000 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 3/1.167 2/.000 2/.000 2/2 .000/.000/.000/.000 /.000 .000 2/.000 0/0 0/0
46.Wilson G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· / /// / / / /
IP 40.0 17.1 8.2 35.0 16.1 15.0 30.0 17.1 12.0 TOTAL .276/.336/.405/.741 .704/.754 .768 .743 38/10 24/20
ERA-K/9 2.93/5.6 0.52/7.3 7.27/7.2 4.89/7.5 3.31/11.0 1.20/11.4 6.90/4.8 0.52/4.7 4.50/8.2 4.80/7.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 171/.186 76/.219 39/.257 155/.281 69/.172 68/.214 144/.306 62/.127 54/.292 .268
OPS .566 .626 .830 .717 .587 .629 .906 .431 .812 .769
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 66/.727 46/.539 16/.583 93/.756 29/.365 39/.477 77/.968 41/.507 29/.464 .741
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 105/.467 30/.760 23/1.014 62/.658 40/.760 29/.830 67/.835 21/.293 25/1.250 .797
Road 115/.548 36/.802 18/.706 76/.785 35/.469 34/.775 72/.883 31/.459 24/1.011
Last 28d days 108/.604 56/.574 39/.830 129/.733 50/.538 54/.586 120/.920 45/.506 43/.685
HR/SB/CS 1/7/0 0/3/1 2/0/0 2/5/3 2/0/0 1/5/0 5/8/0 1/3/0 2/2/0 32/44/10
Usage ·····X·· X··o·o·· ···X··X· X·····X· ··X·X··X X·X·o··· ····X··· X·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.