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Game Preview: SEA @ BOS, 7:10pm, Friday, July 3, 2009 @Fenway Park II

Mariners, 40-38, 3rd, 3½ GB, 5 GB in WC

SP: Felix Hernandez (23, RHP, 8-3, 2.54)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (8-3) 109.2 96 37 31 32 107 7 2.54
2008 (9-11) 200.2 198 85 77 80 175 17 3.45
2007 (14-7) 190.1 209 88 83 53 165 20 3.92
Last 7 GS 4-0 53.0 38 10 5 14 51 2 0.85 70
2009-06-27 @LAD W 8.0 4 1 0 1 9 0 117 80
2009-06-21 ARI ND 7.1 6 2 2 2 8 1 112 64
2009-06-16 @SDP W 9.0 2 0 0 4 6 0 117 85
2009-06-10 @BAL W 7.0 7 1 1 2 5 0 103 62
2009-06-05 MIN ND 7.0 6 1 1 3 7 0 111 65
2009-05-30 @LAA ND 6.2 6 1 0 1 6 0 113 65
2009-05-24 SFG W 8.0 7 4 1 1 10 1 112 67
Last 5 v.BOS 2-1 34.1 31 14 12 17 27 2 3.15 55
2008-07-23 BOS ND 6.0 6 3 2 5 6 0 108 51
2008-06-06 @BOS W 6.0 6 0 0 3 5 0 106 62
2008-05-26 BOS L 7.2 7 5 5 5 5 1 112 45
2007-06-26 BOS ND 5.2 11 6 5 2 5 1 97 28
2007-04-11 @BOS W 9.0 1 0 0 2 6 0 111 89
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   21-15   Road:   19-23   ExtrInn: 4-4 
 vsRHP:  26-28   vsLHP:  14-10   1-Run:  19-13
 vsEast:  9-6    vsCntrl: 7-11   vsWest: 13-14 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 78 Thu, Jul  2  @NYY  W   8-4       40-38  3rd  3.5 gb
 77 Wed, Jul  1  @NYY  L   2-4       39-38  3rd  3.5 gb
 76 Tue, Jun 30  @NYY  L   5-8       39-37  3rd  3.5 gb
 75 Sun, Jun 28  @LAD  W   4-2       39-36  3rd  3.0 gb
 74 Sat, Jun 27  @LAD  W   5-1       38-36  3rd  3.0 gb
 73 Fri, Jun 26  @LAD  L   2-8       37-36  3rd  3.5 gb
 72 Thu, Jun 25   SDP  W   9-3       37-35  3rd  2.5 gb
 71 Wed, Jun 24   SDP  W   4-3       36-35  3rd  2.5 gb
 70 Tue, Jun 23   SDP  L   7-9       35-35  3rd  2.5 gb
 69 Sun, Jun 21   ARI  W   3-2       35-34  3rd  2.5 gb
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:18-12
RedSox, 48-30, 1st, 3 up

SP: Tim Wakefield (42, RHP, 10-3, 4.18)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. SEA Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (10-3) 94.2 93 44 44 36 50 6 4.18
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 42.0 50 23 23 13 20 2 4.93 45
2009-06-27 @ATL W 6.0 3 0 0 1 1 0 88 66
2009-06-21 ATL ND 6.2 9 4 4 0 2 0 83 42
2009-06-16 FLA W 6.0 6 2 2 1 4 0 93 55
2009-06-10 NYY W 6.0 8 3 3 3 2 1 88 43
2009-06-04 @DET W 6.2 8 3 3 0 3 0 81 49
2009-05-29 @TOR L 4.2 9 6 6 4 5 0 101 23
2009-05-24 NYM W 6.0 7 5 5 4 3 1 94 37
Last 5 v.SEA 1-4 35.2 37 18 12 8 26 3 3.03 54
2008-06-07 SEA W 7.0 5 2 2 2 6 0 106 63
2008-05-28 @SEA L 8.0 5 1 1 0 8 1 96 76
2006-04-15 SEA L 9.0 9 3 2 0 6 0 108 65
2005-05-15 @SEA L 7.0 11 5 5 3 4 1 104 36
2004-09-09 @SEA L 4.2 7 7 2 3 2 1 102 31
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   25-10   Road:   23-20   ExtrInn: 4-2 
 vsRHP:  30-21   vsLHP:  18-9    1-Run:  13-11
 vsEast: 22-9    vsCntrl:10-4    vsWest:  5-10 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 78 Wed, Jul  1  @BAL  W   6-5 (11)  48-30  1st  2.5 up
 77 Tue, Jun 30  @BAL  L  10-11      47-30  1st  2.5 up
 76 Mon, Jun 29  @BAL  W   4-0       47-29  1st  3.5 up
 75 Sun, Jun 28  @ATL  L   1-2       46-29  1st  3.0 up
 74 Sat, Jun 27  @ATL  W   1-0       46-28  1st  4.0 up
 73 Fri, Jun 26  @ATL  W   4-1       45-28  1st  4.0 up
 72 Thu, Jun 25  @WSN  L   3-9       44-28  1st  4.0 up
 71 Wed, Jun 24  @WSN  W   6-4       44-27  1st  5.0 up
 70 Tue, Jun 23  @WSN  W  11-3       43-27  1st  5.0 up
 69 Sun, Jun 21   ATL  W   6-5       42-27  1st  4.0 up
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:14-6    Last 30:20-10
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sun, May 17, 2009 SEA  3  BOS  2        W:David Aardsma (1-1), L: Ramon Ramirez (4-1), S: none
Sat, May 16, 2009 BOS  5 @SEA  3        W:Josh Beckett (4-2), L: Garrett Olson (0-1), S: Jonathan Papelbon (10)
Fri, May 15, 2009 SEA  5  BOS  4        W:Chris Jakubauskas (2-4), L: Jon Lester (2-4), S: David Aardsma (4)

Wed, Jul 23, 2008 BOS  6 @SEA  3 (12)   W:Jonathan Papelbon (4-3), L: Sean Green (2-3), S: Craig Hansen (2)
Tue, Jul 22, 2008 BOS  4 @SEA  2        W:Daisuke Matsuzaka (11-1), L: R.A. Dickey (2-5), S: Jonathan Papelbon (30)
Mon, Jul 21, 2008 BOS  4 @SEA  0        W:Jon Lester (8-3), L: Jarrod Washburn (4-9), S: Jonathan Papelbon (29)
Sun, Jun 08, 2008 BOS  2  SEA  1        W:Justin Masterson (3-0), L: Sean Green (1-2), S: Jonathan Papelbon (18)
Sat, Jun 07, 2008 BOS 11  SEA  3        W:Tim Wakefield (4-4), L: Miguel Batista (3-7), S: none
Fri, Jun 06, 2008 SEA  8 @BOS  0        W:Felix Hernandez (4-5), L: Bartolo Colon (3-1), S: none
Wed, May 28, 2008 SEA  1  BOS  0        W:Erik Bedard (4-3), L: Tim Wakefield (3-4), S: J.J. Putz (6)
Season Series: 2009 - SEA leads 2-1; 2008 - BOS won 6-3; 2007 - SEA won 5-4; All-Time - BOS leads 202-149

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  5.55

CHW  4.47

SDP  3.79

RA/G

SFG  3.73

MIL  4.60

WSN  5.66

BA

J. Mauer  .392

M. Teahen  .285

B. Giles  .191

OBP

J. Mauer  .467

M. Cuddyer  .359

D. Navarro  .241

SLG

A. Pujols  .745

M. Lowell  .470

N. Punto  .237

OPS

A. Pujols  1.205

R. Cano  .813

N. Punto  .543

ERA

Z. Greinke  1.95

J. Niemann  3.95

A. Sonnanstine  6.61

K/9IP

J. Verlander  10.70

C. Pavano  6.63

J. Garland  3.31

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

Mariners Batters (3.92 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.32 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
25.Balentien G/S/vP 6/.500 1/2.000 1/.000 3/.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 150/88 .225/.273/.362/.636 .528/.710 .592 43/.631 1/0 3/1
30.Branyan* G/S/vP 13/.336 1/2.000 1/.000 3/1.666 2/1.500 3/.666 3/.667 ··· 1/.000 290/197 .298/.394/.596/.990 .957/1.006 .898 92/.894 2/0 20/6
59.Carp* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 13/8 .375/.538/.375/.913 1.100/.750 .821 13/.913 0/0 0/0
3.Cedeno G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 3/2.000 ··· ··· 8/.762 2/2.000 1/.000 119/91 .136/.212/.252/.465 .298/.516 .310 57/.370 1/2 3/2
24.Griffey* G/S/vP 30/.777 ··· 3/.666 7/.143 2/.000 1/.000 36/1.232 1/no AB 7/.286 238/191 .219/.332/.418/.750 1.152/.653 .643 73/.780 0/0 10/0
21.Gutierrez G/S/vP 6/.900 ··· 2/.000 4/.666 2/.000 ··· ··· 3/.666 3/.666 271/206 .278/.346/.409/.755 .828/.734 .685 80/.842 5/4 8/2
2.Johjima G/S/vP 3/.666 1/.000 3/1.667 1/.000 3/.666 5/.400 3/1.000 1/.000 ··· 104/72 .250/.272/.380/.652 .615/.668 .709 12/.583 2/1 3/1
32.Johnson G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 3/1.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 135/103 .187/.241/.293/.533 .286/.614 .531 33/.502 0/1 0/3
Langerhans* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· 1/.000 4/1.250 ··· ··· / /// / / 0/1 0/0
4.Lopez G/S/vP 13/1.218 1/.000 3/1.000 4/.500 5/.500 3/.666 ··· 3/1.000 1/.000 288/206 .258/.288/.423/.711 .781/.683 .867 72/.936 2/2 10/9
51.Suzuki* G/S/vP 27/.536 ··· 5/.000 7/.572 2/1.000 4/.500 3/.833 2/.500 1/no AB 321/232 .368/.400/.493/.893 .877/.900 .856 105/.949 17/5 6/3
5.Sweeney G/S/vP 41/.623 1/.000 3/1.334 ··· 2/2.000 3/.666 2/1.500 ··· 1/.000 123/62 .263/.309/.404/.712 .731/.695 .661 31/.938 0/0 3/2
16.Wilson G/S/vP 9/.777 ··· 6/1.167 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 75/49 .152/.243/.197/.440 .412/.451 .681 19/.217 0/0 0/4
6.Woodward G/S/vP 12/.432 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 1/.000 1/2.000 20/12 .333/.400/.333/.733 .125/1.129 .571 20/.733 1/0 0/2
IP 94.2 20.1 31.0 61.0 34.0 35.0 82.2 35.0 27.2 TOTAL .261/.315/.400/.715 .733/.709 .693 .740 51/18 74/65
ERA-K/9 4.18/4.8 3.10/9.3 2.03/6.7 4.28/8.0 3.44/9.5 1.80/8.7 4.79/6.0 1.80/5.7 3.25/8.4 4.11/7.6

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 412/.255 88/.216 138/.244 267/.283 141/.210 154/.224 372/.290 135/.174 121/.243 .261
OPS .702 .611 .647 .763 .643 .671 .826 .551 .701 .735
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 170/.659 46/.698 78/.580 141/.805 66/.502 92/.564 201/.814 67/.669 67/.559 .715
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 242/.733 42/.518 60/.732 126/.717 75/.776 62/.826 171/.841 68/.442 54/.881 .753
Home 193/.706 24/.511 67/.537 105/.631 52/.785 67/.520 174/.799 55/.651 55/.558
Last 28d days 100/.707 49/.583 38/.702 51/.800 44/.836 45/.617 124/.715 35/.786 36/.650
HR/SB/CS 6/13/2 0/2/0 0/3/1 5/7/4 4/0/0 4/8/0 10/13/1 4/3/0 3/4/0 69/73/14
Usage ·····X·· ·X··o··X ··oo·o·· ··X··o·· ··Xo··X· ·Xoo·Xo· ····X··· ·o·X···o ··o·X··X
RedSox Batters (5.27 RS/G) vs. Mariners Pitchers (4.13 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 34.Hernandez
G/S/vB
53.Aardsma
G/S/vB
43.Batista
G/S/vB
48.Corcoran
G/S/vB
41.Jakubauskas
G/S/vB
57.Lowe
G/S/vB
46.White
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
55.Bailey G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 2/.000 ··· 3/.666 1/.000 ··· 88/61 .216/.341/.432/.773 1.374/.515 1.059 7/1.714 0/0 3/2
5.Baldelli G/S/vP 4/.833 ··· 8/2.142 ··· 3/.000 3/.000 ··· 83/26 .289/.349/.487/.836 .914/.661 .764 31/.975 0/0 4/2
44.Bay G/S/vP 3/.666 6/1.000 10/.400 1/no AB 3/.667 ··· 2/.500 335/238 .262/.370/.535/.906 .930/.896 .904 103/.654 5/1 19/0
7.Drew* G/S/vP 19/.964 3/2.000 37/.835 4/1.833 3/1.667 3/1.167 1/.000 277/212 .265/.386/.487/.873 .829/.887 .879 82/.915 2/2 10/1
46.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 8/.125 2/.000 2/1.000 ··· 4/2.250 1/no AB 1/.000 326/220 .304/.352/.405/.757 .739/.764 .722 85/.833 33/6 4/1
22.Green G/S/vP 2/2.000 1/no AB 4/.500 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 197/145 .267/.325/.411/.736 .704/.748 .865 75/.686 1/3 4/9
11.Kotsay* G/S/vP 12/1.136 1/3.000 43/.728 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 47/39 .289/.319/.378/.697 .250/.791 .824 43/.763 0/1 1/0
16.Kottaras* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 78/60 .221/.282/.353/.635 .300/.732 .841 23/.848 0/0 0/1
23.Lugo G/S/vP 13/.322 1/.000 29/.566 ··· 3/.000 2/2.000 ··· 116/82 .301/.365/.388/.754 1.004/.650 .667 28/.944 2/0 1/6
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 13/1.098 ··· 26/1.250 ··· ··· 2/.500 ··· 301/204 .225/.319/.391/.710 .718/.706 .822 84/1.079 0/2 8/1
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 17/.561 2/.000 5/.650 ··· 3/.000 1/.000 2/.500 350/244 .291/.372/.386/.758 .806/.738 .770 108/.568 14/5 2/4
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 16/.321 1/3.000 23/.559 ··· 3/.000 3/.333 1/.000 241/172 .234/.336/.473/.809 .947/.767 .863 74/.671 0/0 11/1
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 13/.718 ··· 9/.347 1/.000 ··· 3/.667 ··· 278/193 .314/.439/.593/1.032 1.119/.995 1.070 106/.857 4/1 14/1
IP 109.2 37.1 43.0 13.2 61.0 37.2 36.1 TOTAL .269/.353/.447/.800 .854/.777 .849 .773 61/22 93/48
ERA-K/9 2.54/8.8 1.45/11.3 2.72/5.9 7.90/3.3 5.46/4.3 3.11/6.7 2.48/4.0 3.69/6.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 455/.233 148/.160 183/.263 73/.407 258/.251 156/.248 156/.216 .250
OPS .607 .510 .702 1.009 .753 .685 .612 .708
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 247/.671 77/.542 91/.731 34/1.059 133/.903 75/.828 75/.612 .758
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 208/.534 71/.474 92/.673 39/.969 125/.601 81/.553 81/.611 .672
Road 249/.551 75/.546 95/.766 40/1.016 124/.763 69/.658 70/.780
Last 28d days 152/.486 37/.368 57/.588 28/1.171 48/.686 41/.511 45/.790
HR/SB/CS 7/7/4 1/2/2 2/6/1 1/1/1 8/2/2 2/2/2 2/3/2 73/39/26
Usage ·····X·· X···oX·· Xo··X·Xo ······X· ··X····o X···X··X ··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.