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Game Preview: NYM @ BOS, 1:35pm, Sunday, May 24, 2009 @Fenway Park II

Mets, 23-19, 2nd, ½ GB, ½ GB in WC

SP: Tim Redding (31, RHP, 0-0, 3.00)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (0-0) 6.0 2 2 2 4 4 0 3.00
2008 (10-11) 182.0 195 110 100 65 120 27 4.95
2007 (3-6) 84.0 84 35 34 38 47 10 3.64
Last 7 GS 2-3 35.1 36 27 25 17 21 8 6.37 43
2009-05-18 @LAD ND 6.0 2 2 2 4 4 0 93 60
2008-09-24 FLA L 2.2 7 7 7 2 4 1 64 18
2008-09-18 NYM L 3.0 7 5 4 1 2 1 58 28
2008-09-13 @FLA L 6.0 5 4 4 3 5 2 100 48
2008-09-06 @ATL ND 6.0 5 3 2 3 4 1 79 53
2008-09-01 PHI W 5.2 2 3 3 3 2 0 103 52
2008-08-27 LAD W 6.0 8 3 3 1 0 3 96 43
Last 5 v.BOS 0-2 5.2 12 12 8 7 3 0 12.71 25
2005-07-15 @BOS L 1.0 4 6 6 4 2 0 41 19
2003-06-14 @BOS L 4.2 8 6 2 3 1 0 91 30
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   12-8    Road:   11-11   ExtrInn: 1-3 
 vsRHP:  18-16   vsLHP:   5-3    1-Run:   8-9 
 vsEast: 10-8    vsCntrl: 7-5    vsWest:  4-6  IL: 2-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 42 Sat, May 23  @BOS  W   3-2       23-19  2nd  0.5 gb
 41 Fri, May 22  @BOS  W   5-3       22-19  2nd  1.5 gb
 40 Wed, May 20  @LAD  L   1-2       21-19  2nd  1.0 gb
 39 Tue, May 19  @LAD  L   3-5       21-18  2nd  1.0 gb
 38 Mon, May 18  @LAD  L   2-3 (11)  21-17  1st    Tied
 37 Sun, May 17  @SFG  L   0-2       21-16  1st  0.5 up
 36 Sat, May 16  @SFG  W   9-6       21-15  1st  1.5 up
 35 Fri, May 15  @SFG  W   8-6       20-15  1st  2.0 up
 34 Thu, May 14  @SFG  W   7-4       19-15  1st  2.0 up
 33 Wed, May 13   ATL  L   7-8 (12)  18-15  1st  1.0 up
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:13-7    Last 30:17-13
RedSox, 25-18, 2nd, ½ GB, tied for WC

SP: Tim Wakefield (42, RHP, 5-2, 3.59)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. NYM Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (5-2) 52.2 43 21 21 23 30 4 3.59
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 5-1 46.2 37 18 18 18 26 4 3.47 55
2009-05-19 TOR W 8.0 5 1 1 2 3 1 97 69
2009-05-13 @LAA L 4.2 11 7 7 3 2 2 91 13
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
Last 5 v.NYM 1-3 31.2 19 9 9 14 20 2 2.56 60
2001-07-12 @NYM L 6.0 5 3 3 6 6 1 120 50
1998-06-06 NYM L 8.0 1 1 1 1 3 0 97 78
1997-06-14 @NYM L 4.2 9 4 4 1 3 1 32
1992-10-04 @NYM W 5.0 1 0 0 1 3 0 59 67
1992-08-10 @NYM ND 8.0 3 1 1 5 5 0 118 72
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   16-6    Road:    9-12   ExtrInn: 2-2 
 vsRHP:  15-12   vsLHP:  10-6    1-Run:   7-8 
 vsEast: 16-6    vsCntrl: 5-2    vsWest:  4-8  IL: 0-2 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 43 Sat, May 23   NYM  L   2-3       25-18  2nd  0.5 gb
 42 Fri, May 22   NYM  L   3-5       25-17  2nd  0.5 gb
 41 Thu, May 21   TOR  W   5-1       25-16  2nd  0.5 gb
 40 Wed, May 20   TOR  W   8-3       24-16  2nd  1.5 gb
 39 Tue, May 19   TOR  W   2-1       23-16  2nd  2.5 gb
 38 Sun, May 17  @SEA  L   2-3       22-16  2nd  3.0 gb
 37 Sat, May 16  @SEA  W   5-3       22-15  2nd  2.0 gb
 36 Fri, May 15  @SEA  L   4-5       21-15  2nd  2.0 gb
 35 Thu, May 14  @LAA  L   4-5 (12)  21-14  2nd  1.0 gb
 34 Wed, May 13  @LAA  L   4-8       21-13  2nd  1.0 gb
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:18-12
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sat, May 23, 2009 NYM  3 @BOS  2        W:Pedro Feliciano (1-1), L: Jonathan Papelbon (0-1), S: J.J. Putz (2)
Fri, May 22, 2009 NYM  5 @BOS  3        W:Johan Santana (6-2), L: Daisuke Matsuzaka (0-2), S: Francisco Rodriguez (12)

Thu, Jun 29, 2006 BOS  4  NYM  2        W:Curt Schilling (10-2), L: Aaron Heilman (0-3), S: Jonathan Papelbon (24)
Wed, Jun 28, 2006 BOS 10  NYM  2        W:Josh Beckett (10-3), L: Pedro Martinez (7-4), S: none
Tue, Jun 27, 2006 BOS  9  NYM  4        W:Jon Lester (3-0), L: Alay Soler (2-2), S: none
Sat, Jul 14, 2001 NYM  2  BOS  0        W:Glendon Rusch (5-5), L: Rolando Arrojo (2-3), S: Armando Benitez (20)
Fri, Jul 13, 2001 BOS  3 @NYM  1        W:David Cone (5-1), L: Kevin Appier (5-9), S: Derek Lowe (16)
Thu, Jul 12, 2001 NYM  4  BOS  2        W:Al Leiter (5-8), L: Tim Wakefield (6-3), S: Armando Benitez (19)
Sat, Jul 15, 2000 BOS  6  NYM  4        W:Ramon Martinez (7-5), L: Mike Hampton (9-6), S: Derek Lowe (20)
Fri, Jul 14, 2000 NYM  6 @BOS  4        W:Pat Mahomes (3-1), L: Derek Lowe (2-4), S: Armando Benitez (20)
Season Series: 2009 - NYM leads 2-0; 2008 -  0-0; 2007 -  0-0; All-Time - Tied 10-10

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

TBR  5.76

LAA  4.79

SDP  3.70

RA/G

LAD  3.75

ARI  4.72

WSN  6.21

BA

V. Martinez  .379

  

G. Sizemore  .215

OBP

C. Beltran  .458

  

J. Rollins  .278

SLG

A. Pujols  .669

  

O. Cabrera  .300

OPS

A. Pujols  1.115

  

O. Cabrera  .584

ERA

Z. Greinke  .82

U. Jimenez  4.25

R. Nolasco  9.07

K/9IP

J. Verlander  12.31

A. Galarraga  6.70

J. Pineiro  3.15

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Mets Batters (4.83 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.72 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 49.Wakefield
G/S/vB
60.Bard
G/S/vB
17.Delcarmen
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/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
15.Beltran# G/S/vP 25/.795 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 21/.667 1/.000 5/.200 190/142 .364/.458/.574/1.032 1.263/.954 1.203 110/1.006 7/1 6/2
1.Castillo# G/S/vP 21/.926 1/.000 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· 2/1.500 6/2.033 ··· 2/.000 140/101 .274/.360/.325/.685 .736/.665 .586 81/.547 6/1 0/4
11.Castro G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 3/.833 ··· 1/no AB 79/57 .239/.316/.366/.683 .641/.699 .534 50/.740 0/0 2/2
19.Church* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 12/1.045 1/.000 3/.666 138/111 .272/.328/.352/.680 .481/.728 .764 72/.440 2/1 1/1
6.Martinez G/S/vP 4/1.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 2/1.500 1/3.000 ··· 20/17 .100/.100/.100/.200 .000/.235 .200 20/.200 1/0 0/4
28.Murphy* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 139/120 .248/.321/.372/.693 .896/.662 .702 69/.646 1/1 3/3
16.Pagan# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 2/1.000 1/4.000 2/1.000 20/13 .316/.316/.368/.684 1.000/.500 .684 20/.684 2/0 0/0
18.Reed* G/S/vP 10/.400 ··· ··· 5/.933 ··· 6/.000 3/.666 1/2.000 ··· 44/43 .317/.364/.390/.754 2.000/.724 .638 34/.820 0/1 0/1
7.Reyes# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 35/.762 3/1.167 2/.000 166/131 .279/.355/.395/.750 1.086/.662 .570 81/.701 11/2 2/5
9.Santos G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/5.000 ··· ··· ··· 72/65 .270/.306/.444/.750 1.000/.721 .768 55/.744 0/0 2/0
10.Sheffield G/S/vP 49/.829 ··· 2/.000 1/.000 4/.000 3/.667 31/.762 4/1.250 ··· 95/62 .260/.400/.455/.855 1.108/.719 .853 67/.942 1/1 3/1
17.Tatis G/S/vP 2/3.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 10/.000 ··· 1/.000 80/49 .282/.338/.451/.788 .656/.870 .365 66/.789 2/1 2/0
5.Wright G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 2/.500 ··· 1/.000 25/1.851 2/1.000 3/.333 186/153 .353/.452/.526/.977 1.428/.882 1.083 105/1.165 10/7 3/7
IP 52.2 5.0 19.0 44.1 19.0 20.0 43.0 22.2 15.0 TOTAL .284/.364/.415/.779 .932/.736 .761 .786 46/17 28/35
ERA-K/9 3.59/5.1 1.80/1.8 0.95/7.1 4.47/7.7 2.84/10.4 1.80/10.3 6.07/4.6 0.79/5.2 3.60/7.2 4.50/7.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 231/.216 22/.300 84/.239 194/.294 79/.179 89/.213 199/.305 83/.149 68/.295 .270
OPS .637 .668 .647 .751 .610 .636 .875 .448 .781 .763
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 86/.703 9/1.181 49/.560 108/.804 33/.545 47/.462 101/.887 46/.475 32/.457 .738
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 145/.598 13/.321 35/.767 86/.685 46/.658 42/.825 98/.863 37/.416 36/1.073 .785
Home 87/.567 8/.875 41/.463 91/.657 35/.688 46/.545 101/.893 39/.456 35/.669
Last 28d days 138/.715 22/.668 39/.707 123/.850 43/.431 53/.644 131/.854 45/.452 40/.739
HR/SB/CS 4/8/1 0/1/0 0/3/1 3/6/4 2/0/0 2/7/0 5/8/0 1/3/0 2/3/0 41/51/12
Usage ····X··· ·o·o···· ···o··X· ·X····X· ···o··oo o·o·o··o ···X···· ··X···Xo ···X····
RedSox Batters (5.30 RS/G) vs. Mets Pitchers (4.26 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 44.Redding
G/S/vB
25.Feliciano*
G/S/vB
50.Green
G/S/vB
39.Parnell
G/S/vB
22.Putz
G/S/vB
75.Rodriguez
G/S/vB
43.Stokes
G/S/vB
36.Takahashi*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
55.Bailey G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 69/49 .190/.319/.362/.681 1.265/.440 1.059 66/.607 0/0 2/2
5.Baldelli G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 41/13 .205/.244/.333/.577 .706/.308 .789 27/.607 0/0 1/0
44.Bay G/S/vP 13/.693 1/2.000 1/2.000 1/.000 3/.666 1/.000 ··· ··· 186/132 .287/.419/.627/1.046 1.056/1.042 1.041 107/.977 4/0 13/0
7.Drew* G/S/vP 14/1.571 2/1.000 5/1.850 1/.000 3/.000 3/.333 2/.000 ··· 152/109 .250/.368/.477/.845 .923/.814 .771 86/.771 0/2 6/1
46.Ellsbury* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· ··· 4/.000 ··· ··· 192/132 .298/.330/.370/.700 .530/.778 .762 110/.699 18/5 1/0
22.Green G/S/vP 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 98/71 .303/.367/.427/.794 .733/.818 .871 50/.730 1/2 1/8
16.Kottaras* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 37/25 .133/.243/.200/.443 .265/.531 .217 23/.375 0/0 0/0
25.Lowell G/S/vP 12/.916 4/.000 8/.661 1/.000 9/.222 6/.500 2/3.500 ··· 174/126 .281/.310/.503/.813 .837/.805 .957 102/.709 0/0 7/5
23.Lugo G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· 5/.500 ··· 3/.333 9/.333 4/.250 ··· 68/50 .274/.338/.387/.725 .918/.653 .733 68/.725 1/0 1/4
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 4/.750 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· 7/.000 6/1.334 2/1.500 ··· 178/115 .201/.309/.309/.618 .622/.611 .684 95/.623 0/1 1/
15.Pedroia G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 6/.167 ··· 5/.400 3/.666 1/.000 ··· 191/124 .327/.414/.430/.844 .701/.922 .923 106/.883 5/3 1/2
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 3/2.000 ··· 6/.900 ··· 9/1.842 8/.393 2/2.000 ··· 138/107 .248/.326/.521/.847 1.381/.699 .988 79/.858 0/0 8/1
20.Youkilis G/S/vP ··· 1/2.000 7/.619 ··· 8/.775 7/.715 1/.000 ··· 126/79 .388/.500/.670/1.170 1.235/1.133 1.278 44/.896 1/0 6/1
IP 6.0 17.0 18.0 19.1 24.0 20.2 17.1 8.2 TOTAL .272/.357/.450/.807 .836/.793 .883 .764 30/13 49/29
ERA-K/9 3.00/6.0 2.65/9.0 7.50/8.0 1.86/7.0 3.75/6.4 0.87/8.7 0.52/3.6 3.12/5.2 3.79/6.9

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 27/.095 69/.212 88/.315 82/.292 105/.225 82/.153 71/.212 34/.290 .254
OPS .354 .625 .939 .669 .677 .483 .530 .775 .702
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 18/.421 40/.450 38/1.205 31/.760 54/.742 42/.349 27/.903 16/1.100 .694
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 9/.222 29/.879 50/.756 51/.618 51/.608 40/.625 44/.306 18/.479 .709
Road 27/.354 32/.585 47/.989 45/.761 54/.634 39/.348 33/.517 14/.593
Last 28d days 27/.354 40/.687 41/.915 40/.702 69/.715 56/.463 33/.533 34/.775
HR/SB/CS 0/1/0 3/0/0 3/1/0 0/0/2 1/1/1 1/1/1 0/1/0 1/0/0 31/20/13
Usage ·····X·· o····o·· ····oXo· ·o···o·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.