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Game Preview: CLE @ BOS, 7:10pm, Wednesday, May 6, 2009 @Fenway Park II

Indians, 10-17, 5th, 6 GB, 7 GB in WC

SP: Carl Pavano (33, RHP, 1-3, 7.46)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (1-3) 25.1 34 21 21 5 19 4 7.46
2008 (4-2) 34.1 41 23 22 10 15 5 5.77
2007 (1-0) 11.1 12 7 6 2 4 1 4.76
Last 7 GS 2-4 34.0 48 28 28 8 22 5 7.41 39
2009-05-01 @DET W 7.1 5 2 2 0 3 0 97 63
2009-04-25 MIN L 5.0 11 5 5 1 3 1 86 27
2009-04-19 @NYY ND 6.0 4 1 1 1 4 0 89 63
2009-04-14 @KCR L 6.0 8 4 4 0 8 1 80 48
2009-04-09 @TEX L 1.0 6 9 9 3 1 2 39 3
2008-09-25 @TOR L 3.2 8 5 5 2 1 1 79 24
2008-09-19 BAL W 5.0 6 2 2 1 2 0 73 48
Last 5 v.BOS 1-3 22.0 39 21 20 4 18 4 8.18 36
2005-05-28 BOS L 3.2 11 5 5 1 2 0 88 20
2005-04-05 BOS ND 6.1 8 2 2 1 7 1 87 55
2003-06-27 @BOS L 0.0 6 6 6 0 0 1 22 14
1999-06-07 BOS W 8.0 6 2 2 1 5 1 123 66
1998-07-02 @BOS L 4.0 8 6 5 1 4 1 90 27
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    5-7    Road:    5-10   ExtrInn: 1-1 
 vsRHP:   6-15   vsLHP:   4-2    1-Run:   4-3 
 vsEast:  5-7    vsCntrl: 5-7    vsWest:  0-3  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 27 Tue, May  5  @TOR  L   6-10      10-17  5th  6.0 gb
 26 Mon, May  4  @TOR  W   9-7 (12)  10-16  5th  5.0 gb
 25 Sun, May  3  @DET  L   1-3        9-16  5th  5.0 gb
 24 Sat, May  2  @DET  L   7-9        9-15  5th  4.0 gb
 23 Fri, May  1  @DET  W   6-5        9-14  5th  3.5 gb
 22 Wed, Apr 29   BOS  L   5-6 (10)   8-14  5th  3.5 gb
 21 Tue, Apr 28   BOS  W   9-8        8-13  5th  3.5 gb
 20 Mon, Apr 27   BOS  L   1-3        7-13  5th  4.5 gb
 19 Sun, Apr 26   MIN  W   4-2        7-12  5th  3.5 gb
 18 Sat, Apr 25   MIN  L   1-7        6-12  5th  3.5 gb
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20: 9-11   Last 30:10-17
RedSox, 17-10, 2nd, 1 GB, 2½ up in WC

SP: Justin Masterson (24, RHP, 2-1, 4.37)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. CLE Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (2-1) 22.2 23 11 11 7 20 2 4.37
2008 (6-5) 88.1 68 31 31 40 68 10 3.16
Last 7 GS 3-3 39.2 38 20 20 19 25 5 4.54 49
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
2008-06-18 @PHI W 5.0 4 2 2 2 1 0 92 50
Has never faced CLE.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   10-2    Road:    7-8    ExtrInn: 2-1 
 vsRHP:  11-7    vsLHP:   6-3    1-Run:   4-4 
 vsEast: 11-5    vsCntrl: 4-1    vsWest:  2-4  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/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
 22 Thu, Apr 30  @TBR  L   0-13      14-8   1st    Tied
 21 Wed, Apr 29  @CLE  W   6-5 (10)  14-7   1st    Tied
 20 Tue, Apr 28  @CLE  L   8-9       13-7   2nd  1.0 gb
 19 Mon, Apr 27  @CLE  W   3-1       13-6   1st    Tied
 18 Sun, Apr 26   NYY  W   4-1       12-6   2nd  1.0 gb
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:15-5    Last 30:17-10
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Wed, Apr 29, 2009 BOS  6 @CLE  5 (10)   W:Hideki Okajima (2-0), L: Jensen Lewis (2-3), S: Jonathan Papelbon (6)
Tue, Apr 28, 2009 CLE  9  BOS  8        W:Kerry Wood (1-1), L: Javier Lopez (0-2), S: none
Mon, Apr 27, 2009 BOS  3 @CLE  1        W:Manny Delcarmen (1-0), L: Kerry Wood (0-1), S: Jonathan Papelbon (5)

Thu, Sep 25, 2008 BOS  6  CLE  1        W:Jon Lester (16-6), L: Jeremy Sowers (4-9), S: none
Wed, Sep 24, 2008 BOS  5  CLE  4        W:David Aardsma (4-2), L: Rafael Perez (4-4), S: Manny Delcarmen (2)
Tue, Sep 23, 2008 BOS  5  CLE  4        W:Tim Wakefield (10-11), L: Cliff Lee (22-3), S: Jonathan Papelbon (41)
Mon, Sep 22, 2008 CLE  4 @BOS  3        W:Zach Jackson (1-3), L: Josh Beckett (12-10), S: Jensen Lewis (12)
Tue, Apr 15, 2008 BOS  5 @CLE  3        W:David Aardsma (1-1), L: Jensen Lewis (0-1), S: Hideki Okajima (1)
Mon, Apr 14, 2008 BOS  6 @CLE  4        W:Mike Timlin (1-1), L: Joe Borowski (0-2), S: Jonathan Papelbon (5)
Thu, Jul 26, 2007 BOS 14 @CLE  9        W:Julian Tavarez (6-8), L: Cliff Lee (5-8), S: none
Season Series: 2009 - BOS leads 2-1; 2008 - BOS won 5-1; 2007 - BOS won 5-2; All-Time - CLE leads 1010-945

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  6.07

CHC  4.73

SFG  3.60

RA/G

LAD  3.68

TOR  4.76

NYY  6.38

BA

  

  

  

OBP

  

  

  

SLG

  

  

  

OPS

  

  

  

ERA

Z. Greinke  .40

A. Wainwright  4.08

S. Ponson  7.16

K/9IP

J. Santana  12.11

K. Davies  6.68

J. Pineiro  2.70

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Indians Batters (5.41 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.85 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
48.Lopez*
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/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
29.Barfield G/S/vP 1/2.000 1/2.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 1/3.000 8/.375 4/.000 5/.800 2/2 1.000/1.000/1.000/2.000 /2.000 2.000 2/2.000 0/1 0/0
13.Cabrera# G/S/vP 1/.000 2/.000 1/.000 2/1.000 1/.000 1/.000 3/1.167 4/.000 1/2.000 110/71 .319/.407/.404/.812 .715/.900 .914 103/.872 4/0 1/1
17.Choo* G/S/vP ··· 2/.500 1/.000 2/.000 3/.000 2/1.000 2/1.000 2/no AB ··· 117/78 .253/.402/.440/.841 .770/.867 .749 109/.862 6/0 3/2
20.Dellucci* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 4/.250 13/.231 2/2.000 1/.000 14/13 .538/.571/.692/1.264 2.000/1.205 1.264 14/1.264 0/0 0/
7.DeRosa G/S/vP ··· 4/.250 1/3.000 2/2.000 ··· 3/.666 30/.724 1/.000 4/1.833 124/91 .239/.298/.425/.723 .834/.679 .686 115/.770 0/1 5/5
12.Francisco G/S/vP 2/.000 2/.500 1/.000 1/no AB ··· 4/.250 2/2.500 4/.000 2/2.000 87/64 .250/.321/.382/.703 .802/.670 .656 80/.673 4/1 2/1
25.Garko G/S/vP 2/.000 3/.333 1/.000 ··· 3/1.167 2/2.000 2/.000 4/.000 1/2.000 77/56 .297/.403/.391/.793 .888/.758 .840 73/.774 0/0 1/1
16.LaPorta G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 11/5 .100/.182/.400/.582 1.133/.000 .582 11/.582 0/0 1/0
41.Martinez# G/S/vP ··· 3/1.167 ··· 4/1.000 6/.167 1/.000 3/1.667 4/.000 ··· 126/86 .389/.460/.620/1.081 1.105/1.087 1.095 117/1.117 0/0 5/1
2.Peralta G/S/vP ··· 5/.650 1/.000 1/3.000 3/.000 6/.000 2/2.000 4/.833 2/1.500 106/77 .219/.292/.313/.605 .572/.618 .724 98/.622 0/0 1/3
10.Shoppach G/S/vP 3/.333 2/.500 ··· ··· ··· 3/.000 ··· 2/2.500 1/.000 56/42 .234/.357/.404/.761 1.371/.583 .957 53/.809 0/0 2/0
24.Sizemore* G/S/vP ··· 7/.143 1/.000 6/.167 2/.000 3/.000 3/.666 3/.000 2/.000 132/90 .241/.326/.466/.791 .895/.744 .922 123/.810 5/4 6/0
1.Valbuena* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 4/4 .000/.500/.000/.500 /.500 .500 4/.500 0/0 0/0
IP 22.2 14.1 6.1 7.2 13.2 12.0 23.2 15.1 10.0 TOTAL .269/.358/.431/.789 .834/.772 .831 .811 20/7 31/17
ERA-K/9 4.37/7.9 0.63/7.6 2.84/8.6 9.39/3.5 3.95/11.2 1.50/9.8 7.61/5.3 0.59/4.7 4.50/9.9 4.61/7.9

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 98/.277 64/.212 24/.174 45/.382 60/.200 55/.222 116/.303 55/.143 45/.310 .264
OPS .698 .632 .522 1.023 .662 .663 .913 .481 .857 .765
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 63/.742 38/.574 10/.200 21/1.134 26/.410 32/.513 65/.976 37/.552 24/.467 .740
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 35/.620 26/.718 14/.769 24/.923 34/.869 23/.879 51/.833 18/.343 21/1.323 .792
Home 49/.554 33/.419 6/.000 18/1.226 25/.940 25/.442 44/.962 28/.450 21/.686
Last 28d days 95/.699 61/.667 24/.522 39/.929 57/.651 52/.706 116/.913 52/.511 41/.815
HR/SB/CS 2/5/2 0/3/1 1/0/0 0/1/0 2/0/0 1/3/0 5/7/0 1/3/0 2/2/0 29/36/8
Usage ····X··· ··X·X·X· ··o··X·X ·····XoX X··X··XX ·X····X· ··X····X ·oooo··X o··X·X·o
RedSox Batters (5.70 RS/G) vs. Indians Pitchers (6.04 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 44.Pavano
G/S/vB
63.Betancourt
G/S/vB
39.Chulk
G/S/vB
30.Kobayashi
G/S/vB
50.Lewis
G/S/vB
53.Perez*
G/S/vB
49.Sipp*
G/S/vB
34.Wood
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
55.Bailey G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/4.000 ··· ··· 21/15 .118/.286/.294/.580 1.500/.200 2.667 21/.580 0/0 1/1
44.Bay G/S/vP 7/1.238 3/.333 2/.500 ··· 2/1.500 ··· ··· 14/1.072 117/88 .322/.487/.644/1.131 1.169/1.118 1.040 109/1.158 4/0 7/0
7.Drew* G/S/vP 8/1.375 2/.500 4/.583 ··· 2/.000 3/.000 1/.000 32/.512 98/72 .259/.388/.494/.882 .950/.854 .991 94/.870 0/1 3/1
46.Ellsbury* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 2/2.000 2/2.000 1/.000 1/.000 125/89 .291/.323/.350/.673 .485/.750 .791 116/.710 15/3 1/0
22.Green G/S/vP 10/.900 3/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 71/50 .281/.352/.422/.774 .602/.847 .934 71/.774 1/2 1/6
16.Kottaras* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB 26/18 .143/.269/.238/.507 .375/.564 .143 26/.507 0/0 0/0
25.Lowell G/S/vP 9/.944 4/.500 3/.000 ··· 3/.000 1/.000 ··· 15/.624 111/87 .302/.333/.566/.899 1.015/.869 1.063 103/.926 0/0 6/3
23.Lugo G/S/vP 17/.494 4/2.500 12/.384 ··· 2/.000 1/2.000 ··· 12/.697 16/16 .214/.313/.214/.527 /.527 16/.527 0/0 0/1
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 7/1.971 7/.000 7/2.171 ··· 3/.000 4/.000 1/.000 1/2.000 124/81 .225/.331/.333/.664 .540/.732 .713 116/.652 0/1 0/
15.Pedroia G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 2/1.000 ··· 4/1.250 3/.666 1/no AB 1/no AB 128/89 .321/.414/.431/.845 .625/.945 .988 119/.814 4/3 1/1
30.Van Every* G/S/vP ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 1/5.000 ··· ··· ··· 10/9 .250/.400/.625/1.025 .000/1.159 10/1.025 0/0 1/0
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 8/.750 6/.334 5/.650 ··· 3/1.666 2/.500 ··· 1/2.000 87/70 .213/.310/.440/.750 .853/.726 .855 79/.762 0/0 4/1
20.Youkilis G/S/vP ··· 5/1.600 3/.666 ··· 5/1.800 3/.000 1/.000 1/.000 109/70 .393/.505/.719/1.224 1.364/1.149 1.426 101/1.211 1/0 6/1
IP 25.1 14.0 12.0 9.2 13.2 10.2 5.0 10.0 TOTAL .276/.371/.457/.828 .801/.838 .939 .833 25/10 31/18
ERA-K/9 7.46/6.8 5.14/9.6 3.75/3.0 3.72/3.7 5.93/8.5 15.19/4.2 3.60/14.4 7.20/14.4 5.96/6.5

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 115/.318 64/.286 55/.233 40/.200 61/.333 58/.422 20/.167 46/.293 .292
OPS .871 .824 .726 .700 1.134 1.140 .750 .906 .847
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 61/.602 27/1.169 23/.316 17/.794 31/1.556 29/1.091 10/.700 21/.754 .881
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 54/1.170 37/.604 32/1.027 23/.620 30/.749 29/1.188 10/.800 25/1.036 .822
Road 88/.824 43/.849 29/.905 25/.163 35/1.486 37/1.257 10/1.400 19/.669
Last 28d days 115/.871 60/.790 55/.726 36/.725 54/1.051 50/1.194 20/.750 46/.906
HR/SB/CS 4/4/0 2/0/0 1/0/0 2/0/0 6/0/0 1/0/1 2/1/0 2/1/0 36/14/3
Usage ····X··· ·X·Xo·X· o··X···X o·o····· oo··o·X· oo··o·oo oX·o···X ·X··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.