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Game Preview: TEX @ BOS, 1:35pm, Sunday, June 7, 2009 @Fenway Park II

Rangers, 32-23, 1st, 3½ up

SP: Vicente Padilla (31, RHP, 3-3, 5.57)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (3-3) 53.1 57 34 33 24 27 4 5.57
2008 (14-8) 171.0 185 100 90 65 127 26 4.74
2007 (6-10) 120.1 146 88 77 50 71 16 5.76
Last 7 GS 2-2 44.1 42 24 23 20 21 3 4.67 48
2009-06-02 @NYY L 3.2 7 7 7 4 1 0 89 16
2009-05-16 LAA W 8.0 10 3 3 3 2 0 115 49
2009-05-10 @CHW W 7.0 1 1 1 4 1 0 92 68
2009-05-05 @SEA ND 8.0 1 1 0 3 4 0 102 79
2009-04-30 OAK L 6.0 8 3 3 2 4 0 100 46
2009-04-24 @BAL ND 6.2 7 4 4 3 4 1 104 45
2009-04-19 KCR ND 5.0 8 5 5 1 5 2 94 35
Last 5 v.BOS 1-3 28.0 30 18 17 9 23 3 5.46 47
2007-05-26 BOS L 5.1 5 6 5 3 4 0 100 37
2007-04-08 BOS L 7.0 4 3 3 1 4 2 98 60
2006-06-09 @BOS ND 7.0 9 3 3 1 6 1 94 52
2006-04-04 BOS W 6.0 4 1 1 2 5 0 95 63
2005-06-25 BOS L 2.2 8 5 5 2 4 0 80 24
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   18-9    Road:   14-14   ExtrInn: 3-2 
 vsRHP:  19-16   vsLHP:  13-7    1-Run:  10-7 
 vsEast:  8-10   vsCntrl: 8-10   vsWest: 13-3  IL: 3-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 55 Sat, Jun  6  @BOS  L   1-8       32-23  1st  3.5 up
 54 Fri, Jun  5  @BOS  W   5-1       32-22  1st  3.5 up
 53 Thu, Jun  4  @NYY  L   6-8       31-22  1st  3.5 up
 52 Wed, Jun  3  @NYY  W   4-2       31-21  1st  4.5 up
 51 Tue, Jun  2  @NYY  L   3-12      30-21  1st  4.5 up
 50 Sun, May 31   OAK  L   4-5       30-20  1st  4.5 up
 49 Sat, May 30   OAK  W  14-1       30-19  1st  5.5 up
 48 Fri, May 29   OAK  W   5-2       29-19  1st  4.5 up
 47 Fri, May 29   OAK  W   6-3       28-19  1st  4.5 up
 46 Wed, May 27   NYY  L   2-9       27-19  1st  3.0 up
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:19-11
RedSox, 33-23, 1st, ½ up

SP: Daisuke Matsuzaka (28, RHP, 1-3, 7.17)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. TEX Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (1-3) 21.1 34 17 17 13 21 4 7.17
2008 (18-3) 167.2 128 58 54 94 154 12 2.90
2007 (15-12) 204.2 191 100 100 80 201 25 4.40
Last 7 GS 2-4 32.1 40 20 20 17 32 5 5.57 45
2009-06-02 @DET W 5.0 6 1 1 3 6 0 96 54
2009-05-27 @MIN L 5.0 9 3 3 3 6 0 102 40
2009-05-22 NYM L 5.0 5 4 4 2 4 1 80 43
2009-04-14 @OAK ND 1.0 5 5 5 2 0 0 43 21
2009-04-09 TBR L 5.1 9 4 4 3 5 3 100 36
2008-09-28 NYY L 4.0 4 3 3 2 5 1 73 45
2008-09-21 @TOR W 7.0 2 0 0 2 6 0 109 77
Last 5 v.TEX 3-0 17.1 18 8 8 10 15 3 4.15 50
2008-08-14 TEX W 7.0 6 0 0 5 5 0 111 65
2008-04-18 TEX W 5.1 5 3 3 2 4 1 101 48
2007-05-25 @TEX W 5.0 7 5 5 3 6 2 85 36
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   18-7    Road:   15-16   ExtrInn: 2-2 
 vsRHP:  19-16   vsLHP:  14-7    1-Run:   8-8 
 vsEast: 17-8    vsCntrl:10-4    vsWest:  5-9  IL: 1-2 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 56 Sat, Jun  6   TEX  W   8-1       33-23  1st  0.5 up
 55 Fri, Jun  5   TEX  L   1-5       32-23  2nd  0.5 gb
 54 Thu, Jun  4  @DET  W   6-3       32-22  1st    Tied
 53 Wed, Jun  3  @DET  W  10-5       31-22  1st    Tied
 52 Tue, Jun  2  @DET  W   5-1       30-22  2nd  1.0 gb
 51 Sun, May 31  @TOR  W   8-2       29-22  2nd  0.5 gb
 50 Sat, May 30  @TOR  L   3-5       28-22  2nd  1.5 gb
 49 Fri, May 29  @TOR  L   3-6       28-21  2nd  0.5 gb
 48 Thu, May 28  @MIN  W   3-1       28-20  1st  0.5 up
 47 Wed, May 27  @MIN  L   2-4       27-20  1st    Tied
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:17-13
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sat, Jun 06, 2009 BOS  8  TEX  1        W:Jon Lester (5-5), L: Derek Holland (1-3), S: none
Fri, Jun 05, 2009 TEX  5 @BOS  1        W:Kevin Millwood (5-4), L: Brad Penny (5-2), S: none

Sun, Sep 07, 2008 BOS  7 @TEX  2        W:Paul Byrd (11-11), L: Brandon McCarthy (1-1), S: none
Sat, Sep 06, 2008 TEX 15  BOS  8        W:Matt Harrison (7-3), L: Tim Wakefield (8-10), S: none
Fri, Sep 05, 2008 BOS  8 @TEX  1        W:Josh Beckett (12-9), L: Kevin Millwood (9-8), S: none
Thu, Aug 14, 2008 BOS 10  TEX  0        W:Daisuke Matsuzaka (14-2), L: Tommy Hunter (0-2), S: none
Wed, Aug 13, 2008 BOS  8  TEX  4        W:Jon Lester (11-4), L: Luis Mendoza (3-6), S: none
Tue, Aug 12, 2008 BOS 19  TEX 17        W:Hideki Okajima (3-2), L: Frank Francisco (2-4), S: Jonathan Papelbon (32)
Mon, Apr 21, 2008 BOS  8  TEX  3        W:Clay Buchholz (1-1), L: Dustin Nippert (1-2), S: none
Sun, Apr 20, 2008 BOS  6  TEX  5        W:Tim Wakefield (2-0), L: C.J. Wilson (0-1), S: Jonathan Papelbon (7)
Season Series: 2009 - Tied 1-1; 2008 - BOS won 9-1; 2007 - BOS won 6-4; All-Time - BOS leads 318-274

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

NYY  5.76

FLA  4.63

SEA  3.77

RA/G

LAD  3.72

TBR  4.75

WSN  5.95

BA

J. Bartlett  .373

M. Cuddyer  .275

C. Young  .178

OBP

K. Youkilis  .470

A. Callaspo  .347

C. Young  .228

SLG

A. Pujols  .689

M. DeRosa  .442

J. Kendall  .266

OPS

A. Pujols  1.148

M. Byrd  .791

D. Navarro  .526

ERA

Z. Greinke  1.55

J. Peavy  4.10

F. Carmona  7.42

K/9IP

T. Lincecum  11.42

G. Meche  6.59

J. Pineiro  3.45

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Rangers Batters (5.27 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.48 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 18.Matsuzaka
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
1.Andrus G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· 176/125 .275/.326/.406/.732 .799/.705 .662 80/.745 9/1 3/8
9.Blalock* G/S/vP 3/1.666 ··· 4/.500 ··· 1/2.000 4/1.000 10/.875 2/1.000 ··· 183/134 .259/.301/.547/.848 .579/.951 .894 65/.816 1/0 12/1
41.Boggs# G/S/vP 3/.667 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/3.000 ··· 3/2.000 ··· 3/ .000/.000/.000/.000 .000/ .000 3/.000 0/0 0/1
22.Byrd G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 2/2.500 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 10/.600 2/.000 1/.000 185/116 .295/.319/.472/.791 .698/.845 .633 75/.784 2/0 4/0
17.Cruz G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 3/.666 1/2.000 3/.000 1/no AB ··· 221/161 .283/.348/.581/.929 .713/1.009 .852 93/1.068 9/1 16/3
19.Davis* G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· 1/.000 1/no AB 1/no AB 2/.000 3/1.667 ··· 1/2.000 197/137 .207/.259/.440/.699 .521/.777 .696 83/.604 0/0 12/1
25.Jones G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 50/1.180 2/.000 1/.000 115/56 .272/.400/.533/.933 .946/.917 .658 49/.745 1/0 5/0
5.Kinsler G/S/vP 9/.873 1/.000 3/.000 1/.000 3/.000 2/1.000 3/1.666 ··· ··· 254/177 .276/.360/.552/.912 1.211/.777 .617 107/.832 11/2 15/4
7.Murphy* G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· 2/.000 3/.000 1/.000 1/.000 130/106 .231/.338/.333/.672 .262/.768 .745 62/.731 4/3 2/1
21.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP 4/1.417 1/.000 ··· 1/3.000 ··· ··· 4/1.000 1/.000 2/.000 164/110 .243/.293/.388/.681 .720/.660 .598 76/.642 0/1 5/1
2.Teagarden G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/5.000 ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· 53/42 .239/.327/.283/.610 .664/.595 .686 17/.732 0/0 0/2
13.Vizquel# G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 35/.779 3/1.167 10/.200 56/41 .333/.370/.451/.821 1.000/.750 .724 17/.669 2/0 0/0
10.Young G/S/vP 9/1.542 ··· 8/1.071 2/.000 4/.000 3/.000 11/1.045 5/.200 ··· 232/165 .335/.379/.530/.910 1.052/.851 .857 102/.833 4/1 7/3
IP 21.1 10.0 24.0 49.1 24.0 24.0 60.0 26.2 20.0 TOTAL .268/.328/.476/.805 .794/.809 .725 .779 46/9 87/31
ERA-K/9 7.17/8.9 0.90/8.1 1.13/7.1 4.20/7.5 2.25/9.4 2.25/10.5 5.85/5.8 1.35/4.7 2.70/8.6 4.23/7.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 107/.374 42/.216 103/.225 216/.287 97/.176 109/.245 273/.309 100/.157 89/.256 .264
OPS 1.046 .593 .606 .754 .555 .694 .877 .467 .710 .743
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 63/.890 19/1.069 59/.553 115/.789 43/.461 57/.574 134/.886 49/.470 43/.412 .723
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 44/1.250 23/.226 44/.674 101/.713 54/.632 52/.819 139/.869 51/.464 46/1.003 .760
Home 50/1.129 11/.636 51/.430 91/.657 35/.688 46/.545 126/.882 39/.456 42/.602
Last 28d days 69/.852 42/.593 32/.525 88/.792 28/.475 45/.748 129/.845 42/.485 35/.548
HR/SB/CS 4/3/0 0/1/0 0/3/1 4/7/4 2/0/0 3/7/0 8/9/1 1/3/0 2/3/0 49/60/14
Usage ····X··· ·X·X···· ·o··o··o ··o···X· ··o·o··o ··X·X··· ·X·····X ····o·oX ·o·X····
RedSox Batters (5.30 RS/G) vs. Rangers Pitchers (4.82 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 44.Padilla
G/S/vB
50.Francisco
G/S/vB
18.Guardado*
G/S/vB
45.Holland*
G/S/vB
56.O'Day
G/S/vB
36.Wilson*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
5.Baldelli G/S/vP 4/1.167 ··· 1/.000 2/1.000 ··· ··· 57/20 .264/.316/.434/.750 .866/.528 .770 34/.775 0/0 2/2
44.Bay G/S/vP 6/.167 2/1.000 2/2.500 3/.666 1/.000 ··· 241/172 .280/.398/.605/1.003 1.006/1.002 .978 102/.837 5/0 16/0
7.Drew* G/S/vP 23/1.110 1/.000 2/1.000 ··· 2/.500 3/.667 200/146 .261/.385/.485/.870 .787/.901 .895 86/.907 1/2 8/1
46.Ellsbury* G/S/vP ··· 2/.500 1/.000 3/.333 1/5.000 1/.000 250/170 .306/.347/.375/.722 .551/.800 .744 111/.775 23/6 1/0
22.Green G/S/vP 4/2.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 126/89 .278/.341/.400/.741 .650/.779 .803 43/.685 1/3 1/9
11.Kotsay* G/S/vP 27/.972 3/.666 8/.625 ··· ··· 4/.833 4/3 .000/.000/.000/.000 .000/.000 4/.000 0/0 0/0
16.Kottaras* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 55/41 .188/.255/.292/.546 .225/.660 .603 24/.614 0/0 0/1
25.Lowell G/S/vP 40/.539 4/1.417 ··· 2/2.500 2/.000 1/.000 229/167 .301/.332/.511/.843 .935/.811 1.029 98/.763 0/0 9/6
23.Lugo G/S/vP 10/.583 2/1.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 2/.500 91/69 .256/.330/.341/.671 .814/.625 .667 59/.555 1/0 1/4
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 15/1.467 3/.667 3/.000 2/2.000 1/.000 3/.666 225/150 .196/.289/.309/.598 .649/.570 .700 83/.487 0/1 2/
15.Pedroia G/S/vP ··· 3/1.500 1/3.000 3/.666 2/2.000 2/2.500 252/166 .322/.414/.425/.840 .789/.866 .916 103/.863 10/4 2/4
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 5/.900 4/1.500 13/.508 2/1.000 ··· ··· 175/128 .250/.337/.526/.863 1.157/.780 .970 73/.997 0/0 10/1
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 11/1.055 4/2.417 2/2.000 3/.000 2/.000 3/.333 181/119 .349/.470/.630/1.100 1.194/1.052 1.179 72/.908 2/0 9/1
IP 53.1 19.2 14.1 31.2 17.0 23.1 TOTAL .273/.357/.450/.808 .829/.798 .884 .772 43/16 65/36
ERA-K/9 5.57/4.6 0.46/9.1 3.77/4.4 6.54/6.8 1.06/7.9 3.47/5.8 4.61/5.4

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 240/.277 76/.157 63/.250 141/.313 70/.217 103/.253 .267
OPS .744 .452 .751 .904 .600 .729 .772
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 140/.889 39/.396 27/1.190 48/.931 20/.850 34/.515 .800
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 100/.553 37/.513 36/.419 93/.890 50/.507 69/.821 .749
Road 105/.571 40/.529 16/.192 80/.695 36/.706 55/.947
Last 28d days 57/.826 20/.671 28/.228 104/.972 29/.526 42/.650
HR/SB/CS 4/1/1 1/0/0 2/1/0 7/3/0 1/2/0 2/1/0 67/34/10
Usage ····X··· ···o··X· ·o··o··o X···X·X· ·X······ ··XX····

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.