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Game Preview: SEA @ BOS, 1:35pm, Sunday, July 5, 2009 @Fenway Park II

Mariners, 42-38, 3rd, 2½ GB, 2 GB in WC

SP: Brandon Morrow (24, RHP, 0-3, 5.14)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (0-3) 35.0 39 23 20 25 38 4 5.14
2008 (3-4) 64.2 40 26 24 34 75 10 3.34
2007 (3-4) 63.1 56 29 29 50 66 3 4.12
Last 7 GS 1-1 32.0 35 24 22 23 34 6 6.19 43
2009-06-30 @NYY ND 4.2 5 3 1 5 4 0 98 45
2009-06-24 SDP ND 5.0 6 3 3 1 4 1 87 46
2009-06-18 @SDP ND 4.0 5 2 2 1 6 0 74 49
2009-06-13 @COL ND 3.0 3 1 1 4 4 0 64 49
2008-09-26 OAK W 5.0 6 6 6 5 8 2 114 34
2008-09-21 @OAK ND 6.1 2 3 3 5 6 0 113 58
2008-09-16 @KCR L 4.0 8 6 6 2 2 3 80 22
Has never faced BOS.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   21-15   Road:   21-23   ExtrInn: 5-4 
 vsRHP:  28-28   vsLHP:  14-10   1-Run:  21-13
 vsEast: 11-6    vsCntrl: 7-11   vsWest: 13-14 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 80 Sat, Jul  4  @BOS  W   3-2       42-38  3rd  2.5 gb
 79 Fri, Jul  3  @BOS  W   7-6 (11)  41-38  3rd  2.5 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
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:18-12
RedSox, 48-32, 1st, 1 up

SP: Jon Lester (25, LHP, 7-6, 4.35)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. SEA Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (7-6) 99.1 100 48 48 30 114 13 4.35
2008 (16-6) 210.1 202 78 75 66 152 14 3.21
2007 (4-0) 63.0 61 33 32 31 50 10 4.57
Last 7 GS 4-2 46.0 32 13 13 12 56 3 2.54 65
2009-06-29 @BAL W 7.0 5 0 0 0 8 0 108 75
2009-06-24 @WSN W 6.0 6 3 3 2 6 0 103 52
2009-06-18 FLA L 5.0 8 2 2 0 4 2 110 47
2009-06-12 @PHI ND 7.0 2 1 1 2 11 0 111 78
2009-06-06 TEX W 9.0 2 1 1 2 11 0 107 88
2009-05-31 @TOR W 6.0 3 1 1 3 12 0 115 71
2009-05-26 @MIN L 6.0 6 5 5 3 4 1 100 41
Last 5 v.SEA 1-1 23.0 32 14 14 6 19 4 5.48 44
2009-05-15 @SEA L 5.2 8 5 5 3 5 2 104 35
2008-07-21 @SEA W 7.1 8 0 0 0 6 0 103 68
2007-08-03 @SEA ND 5.0 8 4 4 2 4 1 99 37
2006-07-23 @SEA ND 5.0 8 5 5 1 4 1 92 34
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   25-12   Road:   23-20   ExtrInn: 4-3 
 vsRHP:  30-22   vsLHP:  18-10   1-Run:  13-13
 vsEast: 22-9    vsCntrl:10-4    vsWest:  5-12 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 80 Sat, Jul  4   SEA  L   2-3       48-32  1st  1.0 up
 79 Fri, Jul  3   SEA  L   6-7 (11)  48-31  1st  2.0 up
 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
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:20-10
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Fri, Jul 03, 2009 SEA  7 @BOS  6 (11)   W:Chris Jakubauskas (5-5), L: Ramon Ramirez (5-3), S: Mark Lowe (1)
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
Season Series: 2009 - SEA leads 4-1; 2008 - BOS won 6-3; 2007 - SEA won 5-4; All-Time - BOS leads 202-151

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  5.51

CHW  4.48

SDP  3.76

RA/G

SFG  3.70

COL  4.57

WSN  5.71

BA

J. Mauer  .390

B. Gardner  .286

B. Giles  .191

OBP

J. Mauer  .464

M. Cuddyer  .359

D. Navarro  .242

SLG

A. Pujols  .748

C. Granderson  .474

N. Punto  .234

OPS

A. Pujols  1.208

N. Johnson  .817

N. Punto  .544

ERA

Z. Greinke  2.00

R. Porcello  3.90

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 (3.95 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.34 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 31.Lester*
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 3/1.000 1/2.000 1/.000 3/.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 150/88 .225/.273/.362/.636 .528/.710 .592 39/.618 1/0 3/1
30.Branyan* G/S/vP 3/1.667 1/2.000 1/.000 3/1.666 2/1.500 4/.500 3/.667 1/.000 1/.000 301/204 .294/.390/.592/.982 .931/1.006 .890 95/.887 2/0 20/6
3.Cedeno G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 3/2.000 ··· ··· 8/.762 3/1.334 1/.000 128/97 .143/.213/.277/.490 .268/.561 .376 59/.469 2/2 4/3
24.Griffey* G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 3/.666 7/.143 2/.000 2/.000 36/1.232 1/no AB 7/.286 243/196 .214/.325/.408/.733 1.152/.635 .620 73/.714 0/0 10/0
21.Gutierrez G/S/vP 10/.200 ··· 2/.000 4/.666 2/.000 ··· ··· 4/1.000 3/.666 281/213 .283/.348/.421/.769 .943/.719 .714 84/.901 5/4 8/2
2.Johjima G/S/vP 9/.819 1/.000 3/1.667 1/.000 3/.666 5/.400 3/1.000 1/.000 ··· 108/73 .262/.290/.388/.678 .678/.678 .757 16/.775 2/1 3/1
32.Johnson G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 3/1.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/3.000 ··· 140/108 .203/.254/.328/.582 .286/.674 .629 34/.763 0/1 0/3
12.Langerhans* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· 1/.000 4/1.250 1/no AB ··· 9/6 .500/.556/.875/1.431 1.667/1.300 1.431 9/1.431 0/1 0/0
4.Lopez G/S/vP 8/.393 1/.000 3/1.000 4/.500 5/.500 4/1.000 ··· 3/1.000 1/.000 298/213 .261/.292/.435/.726 .769/.709 .885 74/1.046 2/3 11/9
51.Suzuki* G/S/vP 14/1.143 ··· 6/.000 7/.572 2/1.000 4/.500 3/.833 3/.667 1/no AB 332/239 .367/.402/.495/.897 .921/.888 .865 107/.955 17/5 6/3
5.Sweeney G/S/vP 14/.607 1/.000 3/1.334 ··· 2/2.000 3/.666 2/1.500 ··· 1/.000 128/64 .252/.297/.387/.683 .695/.673 .599 32/.732 0/0 3/2
16.Wilson G/S/vP 9/.111 ··· 6/1.167 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 75/49 .152/.243/.197/.440 .412/.451 .681 16/.259 0/0 0/4
6.Woodward G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 2/.000 1/2.000 29/18 .320/.357/.320/.677 .293/.908 .552 29/.677 1/0 0/2
IP 99.1 20.1 32.0 62.0 35.0 36.0 88.2 36.0 28.2 TOTAL .262/.316/.405/.722 .745/.713 .706 .774 53/21 78/67
ERA-K/9 4.35/10.3 3.10/9.3 1.97/6.5 4.21/7.8 3.34/9.5 1.75/8.8 4.67/6.2 2.25/5.8 3.45/8.5 4.14/7.6

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 418/.261 88/.216 141/.238 267/.283 141/.210 157/.226 372/.290 142/.184 121/.243 .261
OPS .720 .611 .632 .763 .643 .671 .826 .583 .701 .737
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 107/.740 46/.698 79/.572 141/.805 66/.502 94/.551 201/.814 70/.680 67/.559 .713
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 311/.713 42/.518 62/.707 126/.717 75/.776 63/.845 171/.841 72/.496 54/.881 .760
Home 181/.725 24/.511 70/.513 105/.631 52/.785 70/.527 174/.799 62/.717 55/.558
Last 28d days 98/.564 46/.626 38/.702 51/.800 44/.836 48/.620 99/.684 42/.869 32/.673
HR/SB/CS 13/7/5 0/2/0 0/3/1 5/7/4 4/0/0 4/8/1 10/13/1 4/3/0 3/4/0 71/74/15
Usage ·····X·· ···X··o· ·o··oo·o o···X··o o···Xo·· ·o·Xoo·X X·····X· ·X·o·X·· X···o·X·
RedSox Batters (5.24 RS/G) vs. Mariners Pitchers (4.13 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 35.Morrow
G/S/vB
53.Aardsma
G/S/vB
43.Batista
G/S/vB
48.Corcoran
G/S/vB
41.Jakubauskas
G/S/vB
23.Kelley
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 ··· ··· 8/2.142 ··· 3/.000 ··· 3/.000 ··· 83/26 .289/.349/.487/.836 .914/.661 .764 26/1.032 0/0 4/2
44.Bay G/S/vP ··· 6/1.000 10/.400 1/no AB 4/.500 ··· ··· 3/.667 340/243 .262/.371/.535/.906 .930/.896 .904 99/.675 5/1 19/0
7.Drew* G/S/vP 5/.600 3/2.000 37/.835 4/1.833 4/1.250 ··· 4/1.417 1/.000 283/218 .267/.385/.496/.881 .829/.896 .897 83/.907 2/2 11/1
46.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 2/.000 2/.000 2/1.000 ··· 4/2.250 1/.000 2/.000 1/.000 331/225 .303/.350/.401/.751 .739/.756 .710 81/.844 35/6 4/1
22.Green G/S/vP ··· 1/no AB 4/.500 ··· ··· 1/3.000 1/.000 1/.000 202/150 .272/.332/.424/.756 .704/.774 .899 76/.780 1/3 4/9
11.Kotsay* G/S/vP 1/.000 1/3.000 43/.728 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 52/44 .300/.327/.400/.727 .250/.816 .860 48/.789 0/1 1/0
16.Kottaras* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/5.000 ··· 83/65 .233/.289/.397/.686 .300/.789 .927 28/.957 0/0 1/1
23.Lugo G/S/vP 3/1.000 1/.000 29/.566 ··· 3/.000 ··· 2/2.000 ··· 116/82 .301/.365/.388/.754 1.004/.650 .667 25/1.071 3/0 1/6
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 1/no AB ··· 26/1.250 ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.500 1/.000 306/209 .221/.317/.385/.702 .718/.695 .802 81/.998 0/2 8/1
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 4/.500 2/.000 5/.650 ··· 4/.000 ··· 2/.000 2/.500 356/250 .288/.369/.381/.750 .806/.727 .752 104/.545 14/5 2/4
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 5/.600 1/3.000 23/.559 ··· 3/.000 ··· 3/.333 1/.000 241/172 .234/.336/.473/.809 .947/.767 .863 66/.654 0/0 12/1
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 3/.333 ··· 9/.347 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 3/.667 ··· 283/198 .307/.431/.580/1.011 1.119/.967 1.024 102/.857 4/1 14/1
IP 35.0 38.1 43.0 15.1 63.0 12.1 38.2 36.2 TOTAL .268/.352/.448/.799 .854/.777 .847 .779 62/22 95/48
ERA-K/9 5.14/9.8 1.41/11.3 2.72/5.9 7.04/3.5 5.29/4.3 1.46/8.0 3.26/6.5 2.95/3.9 3.71/6.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 167/.277 153/.169 190/.253 73/.407 264/.245 48/.267 168/.248 159/.221 .250
OPS .787 .520 .681 1.009 .735 .743 .698 .622 .708
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 102/.931 82/.560 95/.712 34/1.059 136/.881 21/.571 82/.885 77/.624 .764
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 65/.562 71/.474 95/.650 39/.969 128/.587 27/.891 86/.519 82/.620 .667
Road 111/.839 80/.563 102/.724 40/1.016 130/.725 22/.939 81/.691 73/.796
Last 28d days 85/.746 34/.393 64/.541 28/1.171 52/.632 3/1.000 48/.567 44/.810
HR/SB/CS 4/4/0 1/2/2 2/6/1 1/1/1 8/2/2 2/0/0 3/2/2 2/3/2 76/40/27
Usage ····X··· o·X···oX ··Xo··X· X······· ·X··X··· ·o······ ·XX···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.