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Game Preview: OAK @ BOS, 7:10pm, Tuesday, July 7, 2009 @Fenway Park II

Athletics, 35-46, 4th, 11 GB, 12½ GB in WC

SP: Dana Eveland (25, LHP, 1-2, 7.40)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (1-2) 24.1 41 21 20 16 15 2 7.40
2008 (9-9) 168.0 172 82 81 77 118 10 4.34
2007 (1-0) 5.0 8 8 8 5 3 0 14.40
Last 7 GS 2-2 36.1 54 27 27 18 26 4 6.69 38
2009-05-01 @SEA ND 4.2 10 7 7 3 3 2 77 16
2009-04-26 TBR W 5.0 4 1 1 3 3 0 91 55
2009-04-21 @NYY L 4.0 9 4 4 4 3 0 99 27
2009-04-14 BOS ND 4.2 8 5 5 3 2 0 108 27
2009-04-08 @LAA ND 6.0 8 3 3 2 4 0 98 46
2008-09-24 @TEX L 5.0 8 7 7 3 4 2 85 24
2008-09-19 SEA W 7.0 7 0 0 0 7 0 83 70
Last 5 v.BOS 0-1 6.2 16 14 14 5 4 2 18.90 16
2009-04-14 BOS ND 4.2 8 5 5 3 2 0 108 27
2008-08-02 @BOS L 2.0 8 9 9 2 2 2 68 4
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   19-21   Road:   16-25   ExtrInn: 2-5 
 vsRHP:  24-27   vsLHP:  11-19   1-Run:   8-12
 vsEast: 12-10   vsCntrl:10-9    vsWest:  8-14 IL: 5-13

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 81 Mon, Jul  6  @BOS  W   6-0       35-46  4th 11.0 gb
 80 Sun, Jul  5  @CLE  W   5-2       34-46  4th 11.0 gb
 79 Sat, Jul  4  @CLE  L   2-5       33-46  4th 11.0 gb
 78 Fri, Jul  3  @CLE  L   3-15      33-45  4th 10.0 gb
 77 Wed, Jul  1   DET  W   5-1       33-44  4th  9.5 gb
 76 Tue, Jun 30   DET  L   3-5       32-44  4th 10.5 gb
 75 Mon, Jun 29   DET  W   7-1       32-43  4th 10.5 gb
 74 Sun, Jun 28   COL  L   1-3       31-43  4th 10.5 gb
 73 Sat, Jun 27   COL  L   9-11      31-42  4th  9.5 gb
 72 Fri, Jun 26   COL  L   2-4       31-41  4th  9.0 gb
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20: 8-12   Last 30:14-16
RedSox, 49-33, 1st, 1 up

SP: Josh Beckett (29, RHP, 9-3, 3.67)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. OAK Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (9-3) 105.1 95 50 43 34 99 9 3.67
2008 (12-10) 174.1 173 80 78 34 172 18 4.03
2007 (20-7) 200.2 189 76 73 40 194 17 3.27
Last 7 GS 5-1 49.2 34 16 12 10 48 4 2.17 65
2009-07-01 @BAL ND 7.0 6 5 5 2 5 2 107 48
2009-06-26 @ATL W 7.0 6 0 0 0 6 0 98 71
2009-06-20 ATL W 9.0 5 0 0 0 7 0 94 84
2009-06-14 @PHI L 6.0 11 7 6 0 5 1 105 29
2009-06-09 NYY W 6.0 1 0 0 2 8 0 93 76
2009-06-03 @DET W 7.2 2 3 0 2 9 0 119 76
2009-05-28 @MIN W 7.0 3 1 1 4 8 1 111 71
Last 5 v.OAK 2-3 31.1 31 17 17 11 27 3 4.88 50
2008-05-24 @OAK L 7.0 7 2 2 0 9 1 107 64
2007-05-02 OAK W 7.0 6 3 3 2 7 0 103 58
2006-08-29 @OAK L 7.0 5 2 2 3 4 0 104 60
2006-07-24 @OAK W 6.0 5 3 3 2 4 1 96 52
2006-07-14 OAK L 4.1 8 7 7 4 3 1 94 18
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   26-13   Road:   23-20   ExtrInn: 4-3 
 vsRHP:  31-22   vsLHP:  18-11   1-Run:  13-13
 vsEast: 22-9    vsCntrl:10-4    vsWest:  6-13 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 82 Mon, Jul  6   OAK  L   0-6       49-33  1st  1.0 up
 81 Sun, Jul  5   SEA  W   8-4       49-32  1st  1.0 up
 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
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:19-11
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Wed, Apr 15, 2009 BOS  8 @OAK  2        W:Tim Wakefield (1-1), L: Brett Anderson (0-2), S: none
Tue, Apr 14, 2009 OAK  6  BOS  5 (12)   W:Sean Gallagher (1-0), L: Javier Lopez (0-1), S: none
Mon, Apr 13, 2009 OAK  8  BOS  2        W:Dallas Braden (1-1), L: Jon Lester (0-2), S: none

Sun, Aug 03, 2008 BOS  5  OAK  2        W:Daisuke Matsuzaka (12-2), L: Dallas Braden (2-2), S: Jonathan Papelbon (31)
Sat, Aug 02, 2008 BOS 12  OAK  2        W:Jon Lester (10-3), L: Dana Eveland (7-8), S: none
Fri, Aug 01, 2008 BOS  2  OAK  1 (12)   W:Mike Timlin (4-3), L: Alan Embree (1-4), S: none
Sun, May 25, 2008 OAK  6  BOS  3        W:Joe Blanton (3-6), L: Jon Lester (3-3), S: Huston Street (11)
Sat, May 24, 2008 OAK  3  BOS  0        W:Justin Duchscherer (4-3), L: Josh Beckett (5-4), S: Huston Street (10)
Fri, May 23, 2008 OAK  8  BOS  3        W:Rich Harden (3-0), L: Tim Wakefield (3-3), S: none
Wed, Apr 02, 2008 BOS  5 @OAK  0        W:Jon Lester (1-1), L: Alan Embree (0-1), S: none
Season Series: 2009 - OAK leads 3-1; 2008 - BOS won 6-4; 2007 - Tied 4-4; All-Time - BOS leads 1041-852

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  5.57

CHW  4.45

SDP  3.83

RA/G

SFG  3.69

DET  4.56

WSN  5.64

BA

J. Mauer  .389

G. Anderson  .284

B. Giles  .191

OBP

J. Mauer  .465

M. Bourn  .359

D. Navarro  .244

SLG

A. Pujols  .739

C. Jones  .474

N. Punto  .244

OPS

A. Pujols  1.200

R. Cano  .819

B. Giles  .548

ERA

Z. Greinke  2.00

B. Bannister  3.87

A. Sonnanstine  6.61

K/9IP

J. Verlander  10.70

J. Cueto  6.77

J. Garland  3.31

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Athletics Batters (4.21 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.35 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 19.Beckett
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
6.Buck* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 2/.000 2/2.500 ··· 1/no AB ··· 101/88 .226/.287/.355/.642 .385/.682 .596 8/.375 1/1 3/0
18.Cabrera G/S/vP 39/.645 ··· 5/.000 3/.666 4/.000 8/.875 57/.416 2/.000 1/.000 351/240 .254/.294/.328/.622 .537/.659 .587 98/.675 4/4 4/12
7.Crosby G/S/vP 11/.473 ··· 4/.500 2/.000 4/.833 5/1.200 ··· 3/.333 2/.000 188/108 .199/.289/.311/.599 .671/.544 .505 40/.593 2/1 3/7
32.Cust* G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 3/.333 2/.000 4/2.417 2/.000 3/.333 2/1.000 2/.500 317/203 .224/.315/.408/.723 .567/.812 .719 99/.632 2/0 14/2
11.Davis G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 4/.250 121/62 .248/.322/.321/.643 .652/.636 .655 55/.772 10/4 1/1
14.Ellis G/S/vP 14/.676 ··· 6/.666 1/.000 1/.000 8/.625 2/1.000 4/.000 ··· 92/61 .212/.264/.318/.581 .331/.711 .635 23/.806 3/2 2/2
1.Garciaparra G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 7/1.119 4/1.250 1/.000 75/52 .257/.293/.386/.679 .696/.669 .517 24/.697 0/0 2/0
16.Giambi* G/S/vP 33/.826 ··· 4/.750 7/.453 10/1.200 9/.762 ··· 2/.000 ··· 303/203 .197/.333/.373/.707 .824/.646 .627 79/.622 0/0 11/3
5.Holliday G/S/vP 15/1.324 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 1/.000 1/.000 43/.981 1/.000 12/1.500 337/225 .273/.374/.419/.793 .750/.812 .790 99/.675 9/3 8/3
29.Kennedy* G/S/vP 5/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/2.000 4/.750 17/.912 2/.000 2/.000 234/152 .288/.352/.438/.790 .493/.944 .790 106/.645 9/3 6/7
35.Powell# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 75/54 .221/.280/.382/.662 .554/.704 .633 22/.558 0/0 2/3
8.Suzuki G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· 2/1.000 1/.000 5/.650 2/.000 ··· 2/1.000 1/3.000 304/202 .282/.330/.414/.744 .789/.722 .765 90/.814 4/2 5/1
15.Sweeney* G/S/vP 3/2.500 ··· 2/.000 1/.000 2/.000 2/.000 ··· 3/.666 1/.000 261/182 .270/.323/.359/.682 .635/.701 .759 46/.891 4/2 3/1
IP 105.1 21.1 32.0 63.1 36.0 36.0 88.2 37.0 29.2 TOTAL .240/.313/.365/.679 .632/.701 .658 .679 46/21 65/64
ERA-K/9 3.67/8.5 2.95/9.7 1.97/6.5 4.12/8.1 3.25/9.2 1.75/8.8 4.67/6.2 2.19/5.6 3.64/8.2 4.09/7.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 440/.238 88/.216 141/.238 274/.276 147/.200 157/.226 396/.289 142/.184 128/.243 .261
OPS .655 .611 .632 .747 .614 .671 .813 .583 .710 .733
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 265/.689 46/.698 79/.572 142/.798 70/.473 94/.551 213/.800 70/.680 70/.571 .711
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 175/.603 42/.518 62/.707 132/.692 77/.753 63/.845 183/.828 72/.496 58/.879 .755
Home 190/.554 24/.511 70/.513 112/.601 58/.696 70/.527 198/.775 62/.717 62/.589
Last 28d days 134/.576 46/.626 38/.702 56/.691 47/.661 45/.664 123/.669 39/.944 39/.704
HR/SB/CS 9/9/1 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····X·· ···o··oo ·Xo···X· ·oo···Xo ···o·Xoo ··X····· o··X·o·X X·X···o·
RedSox Batters (5.21 RS/G) vs. Athletics Pitchers (4.69 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS
G/S/vB
49.Anderson*
G/S/vB
40.Bailey
G/S/vB
56.Breslow*
G/S/vB
53.Cahill
G/S/vB
44.Casilla
G/S/vB
59.Gonzalez
G/S/vB
47.Gonzalez*
G/S/vB
54.Mazzaro
G/S/vB
36.Springer
G/S/vB
48.Wuertz
G/S/vB
31.Ziegler
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
55.Bailey G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 91/61 .208/.330/.416/.745 1.220/.515 .939 10/1.125 0/0 3/2
5.Baldelli G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 ··· 3/1.167 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 86/26 .286/.360/.481/.841 .919/.661 .780 28/1.073 0/0 4/2
44.Bay G/S/vP 5/2.800 3/1.667 1/no AB 2/2.000 ··· ··· 5/.400 ··· ··· 15/.343 15/1.186 3/.666 348/248 .260/.371/.527/.898 .899/.898 .888 103/.668 6/1 19/0
7.Drew* G/S/vP 5/1.400 3/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/no AB 7/1.429 ··· ··· 6/.900 2/.500 3/.666 292/223 .260/.384/.483/.867 .798/.888 .864 92/.861 2/2 11/1
46.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 3/.000 3/.000 1/.000 2/2.000 ··· 5/.400 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.500 339/230 .303/.351/.410/.761 .737/.771 .736 86/.910 35/6 5/1
22.Green G/S/vP 2/.000 3/.333 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 206/154 .267/.330/.417/.747 .704/.762 .878 77/.788 1/3 4/9
11.Kotsay* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 6/1.467 ··· ··· 57/49 .291/.316/.382/.698 .250/.772 .782 50/.653 0/1 1/0
16.Kottaras* G/S/vP ··· 3/1.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 84/66 .230/.286/.392/.678 .300/.776 .900 29/.922 0/0 1/1
23.Lugo G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· 2/.000 5/.000 ··· ··· 2/.500 ··· ··· 119/82 .295/.364/.381/.745 .959/.650 .650 28/1.003 3/0 1/7
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 5/.400 3/.000 1/no AB ··· ··· 4/.250 1/3.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 311/214 .225/.318/.397/.715 .718/.714 .824 82/1.055 0/2 9/1
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 5/.800 3/.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 5/.000 2/1.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/1.000 365/256 .290/.368/.393/.761 .782/.752 .774 109/.603 14/5 3/5
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 3/.333 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 4/.250 2/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 2/.000 1/no AB 249/177 .241/.341/.486/.827 1.041/.755 .899 71/.749 0/0 12/1
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 5/2.300 3/.666 1/.000 ··· ··· 5/1.200 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 291/203 .301/.423/.569/.992 1.115/.940 .983 106/.806 4/1 14/1
IP 24.1 83.1 48.2 32.2 93.0 29.0 27.2 23.1 42.2 29.2 39.0 36.1 TOTAL .267/.351/.447/.798 .849/.778 .842 .785 64/22 99/49
ERA-K/9 7.40/5.6 4.86/6.6 2.03/10.5 4.41/6.9 4.55/4.4 6.52/6.2 5.53/6.5 6.17/10.0 3.59/5.9 5.16/10.6 2.77/10.4 3.22/6.4 4.30/6.8

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 127/.380 330/.297 197/.173 132/.198 405/.267 132/.256 128/.279 111/.351 176/.258 143/.318 149/.191 155/.300 .264
OPS .925 .833 .511 .643 .831 .802 .730 .944 .666 .875 .567 .736 .738
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 35/.916 97/.936 87/.553 71/.661 210/.997 57/.926 66/.906 22/1.345 100/.629 61/1.075 58/.539 71/.926 .796
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 92/.927 233/.789 110/.479 61/.623 195/.656 75/.710 62/.547 89/.841 76/.715 82/.736 91/.584 84/.581 .703
Road 81/1.018 177/.887 118/.565 69/.682 163/.856 74/.925 63/.791 67/.797 99/.715 74/1.104 85/.739 67/.771
Last 28d days / 92/.886 49/.602 38/.552 120/.879 39/.806 77/.748 69/1.009 125/.775 43/.787 46/.631 46/.652
HR/SB/CS 2/2/0 13/8/0 3/0/0 4/3/3 16/12/6 5/3/0 0/0/0 3/0/0 3/2/1 5/2/0 3/2/2 1/0/0 79/39/14
Usage ········ X······X ·X···X·· ··XX···· ···X···· ···X··X· ···X··X· ·X····X· ··X····· ···X··XX ·X·o···X ··o··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.