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Game Preview: OAK @ BOS, 7:10pm, Wednesday, July 8, 2009 @Fenway Park II

Athletics, 35-47, 4th, 11 GB, 9½ GB in WC

SP: Trevor Cahill (21, RHP, 5-7, 4.55)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (5-7) 93.0 96 54 47 38 45 16 4.55
Last 7 GS 3-2 38.1 38 25 20 14 21 8 4.70 47
2009-07-03 @CLE L 3.2 6 8 5 4 2 1 95 21
2009-06-27 COL L 3.2 8 7 7 1 2 4 82 18
2009-06-22 SFG W 7.0 4 1 1 1 4 1 99 68
2009-06-17 @LAD W 5.1 4 2 0 4 3 0 107 55
2009-06-11 MIN ND 7.0 7 3 3 2 2 1 104 51
2009-06-06 BAL W 6.0 6 2 2 0 5 0 91 57
2009-06-01 @CHW ND 5.2 3 2 2 2 3 1 98 56
Has never faced BOS.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   19-21   Road:   16-26   ExtrInn: 2-5 
 vsRHP:  24-28   vsLHP:  11-19   1-Run:   8-12
 vsEast: 12-11   vsCntrl:10-9    vsWest:  8-14 IL: 5-13

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 82 Tue, Jul  7  @BOS  L   2-5       35-47  4th 11.0 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
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20: 8-12   Last 30:13-17
RedSox, 50-33, 1st, 1 up

SP: Tim Wakefield (42, RHP, 10-3, 4.30)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. OAK Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (10-3) 102.2 103 49 49 36 53 8 4.30
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 4-1 44.0 53 23 23 9 20 3 4.70 46
2009-07-03 SEA ND 8.0 10 5 5 0 3 2 112 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
Last 5 v.OAK 1-2 36.0 30 15 15 12 23 2 3.75 56
2009-04-15 @OAK W 9.0 4 2 2 2 4 0 111 73
2008-08-01 OAK ND 6.1 4 0 0 3 4 0 108 66
2008-05-23 @OAK L 5.0 8 8 8 4 4 2 99 19
2007-06-06 @OAK L 6.2 7 3 3 2 8 0 116 54
2005-09-16 OAK ND 9.0 7 2 2 1 3 0 112 67
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   27-13   Road:   23-20   ExtrInn: 4-3 
 vsRHP:  31-22   vsLHP:  19-11   1-Run:  13-13
 vsEast: 22-9    vsCntrl:10-4    vsWest:  7-13 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 83 Tue, Jul  7   OAK  W   5-2       50-33  1st  1.0 up
 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
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:19-11
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Mon, Jul 06, 2009 OAK  6 @BOS  0        W:Brett Anderson (5-7), L: John Smoltz (0-2), S: none
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
Season Series: 2009 - OAK leads 3-2; 2008 - BOS won 6-4; 2007 - Tied 4-4; All-Time - BOS leads 1042-852

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  3.84

RA/G

SFG  3.70

TEX  4.62

WSN  5.58

BA

J. Mauer  .389

K. Morales  .285

B. Giles  .191

OBP

J. Mauer  .465

A. Cabrera  .361

D. Navarro  .244

SLG

A. Pujols  .739

M. Kemp  .474

N. Punto  .244

OPS

A. Pujols  1.200

R. Cano  .825

B. Giles  .548

ERA

Z. Greinke  2.00

B. Bannister  3.87

B. Arroyo  5.85

K/9IP

J. Verlander  10.70

C. Sabathia  6.75

J. Garland  3.46

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Athletics Batters (4.18 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.33 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
18.Cabrera G/S/vP 27/.634 ··· 5/.000 3/.666 4/.000 8/.875 57/.416 2/.000 2/2.500 356/245 .253/.293/.335/.628 .537/.667 .599 100/.712 4/4 4/12
7.Crosby G/S/vP 14/.671 ··· 4/.500 2/.000 4/.833 5/1.200 ··· 3/.333 3/.833 189/109 .204/.293/.315/.607 .671/.559 .520 40/.593 2/1 3/7
32.Cust* G/S/vP 19/.859 ··· 3/.333 2/.000 4/2.417 2/.000 3/.333 2/1.000 2/.500 320/206 .225/.316/.411/.726 .567/.815 .725 98/.658 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 51/.744 10/4 1/1
14.Ellis G/S/vP 27/.966 ··· 6/.666 1/.000 1/.000 8/.625 2/1.000 4/.000 1/2.000 96/65 .225/.274/.337/.611 .331/.746 .689 27/.873 3/2 2/2
1.Garciaparra G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 7/1.119 5/1.400 1/.000 79/56 .270/.304/.392/.696 .696/.694 .576 28/.742 0/0 2/0
16.Giambi* G/S/vP 112/.663 1/.000 4/.750 7/.453 10/1.200 9/.762 ··· 2/.000 ··· 307/207 .198/.336/.377/.712 .824/.656 .639 79/.683 0/0 11/3
21.Hairston G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 6/.733 4/.000 ··· 217/131 .298/.356/.530/.887 1.102/.752 .893 56/.684 8/1 11/2
5.Holliday G/S/vP 7/.429 1/.000 1/.000 2/.000 1/.000 1/.000 43/.981 1/.000 13/1.538 342/230 .276/.374/.418/.793 .750/.811 .790 101/.704 9/3 8/3
29.Kennedy* G/S/vP 26/.669 ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/2.000 4/.750 17/.912 2/.000 3/.000 239/157 .296/.357/.441/.799 .493/.953 .808 107/.646 9/3 6/7
35.Powell# G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 75/54 .221/.280/.382/.662 .554/.704 .633 22/.558 0/0 2/3
8.Suzuki G/S/vP 10/.844 1/.000 2/1.000 1/.000 5/.650 2/.000 ··· 2/1.000 2/1.500 309/207 .284/.331/.414/.745 .789/.724 .766 91/.834 4/2 5/1
15.Sweeney* G/S/vP 10/.311 ··· 2/.000 1/.000 2/.000 2/.000 ··· 4/.500 1/.000 265/186 .266/.318/.353/.671 .635/.685 .736 50/.820 4/2 3/1
IP 102.2 21.1 32.0 64.1 36.1 37.0 88.2 37.0 29.2 TOTAL .242/.314/.367/.682 .632/.706 .664 .698 48/22 66/66
ERA-K/9 4.30/4.6 2.95/9.7 1.97/6.5 4.06/8.1 3.22/9.2 1.70/9.2 4.67/6.2 2.19/5.6 3.64/8.2 4.11/7.6

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 446/.259 91/.208 141/.238 274/.276 147/.200 157/.226 396/.289 145/.188 134/.265 .262
OPS .720 .589 .632 .747 .614 .671 .813 .585 .767 .736
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 186/.656 47/.681 79/.572 142/.798 70/.473 94/.551 213/.800 71/.669 71/.562 .712
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 260/.767 44/.493 62/.707 132/.692 77/.753 63/.845 183/.828 74/.510 63/.998 .759
Home 227/.740 27/.453 70/.513 112/.601 58/.696 70/.527 198/.775 65/.714 68/.711
Last 28d days 134/.761 46/.626 31/.712 56/.691 47/.661 45/.664 123/.669 41/.946 45/.886
HR/SB/CS 8/14/2 0/2/0 0/3/1 5/7/4 4/0/0 4/8/1 10/13/1 4/4/0 4/4/1 72/76/16
Usage ····X··· ·X····X· ····o··o o·Xo···X o·oo···X o···o·Xo ···X···· ·o··X·o· ·X·X···o
RedSox Batters (5.20 RS/G) vs. Athletics Pitchers (4.70 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 53.Cahill
G/S/vB
49.Anderson*
G/S/vB
40.Bailey
G/S/vB
56.Breslow*
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
5.Baldelli G/S/vP ··· 3/.333 ··· ··· 2/1.000 ··· 3/1.167 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 89/26 .278/.360/.468/.828 .897/.661 .754 31/1.012 0/0 4/2
44.Bay G/S/vP ··· 6/1.167 1/no AB 2/2.000 ··· 5/.400 ··· ··· 15/.343 15/1.186 3/.666 351/248 .261/.370/.525/.896 .892/.898 .883 101/.632 8/1 20/0
7.Drew* G/S/vP ··· 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 87/.877 2/2 11/1
46.Ellsbury* G/S/vP ··· 7/.000 1/.000 2/2.000 5/.400 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.500 343/230 .299/.347/.404/.752 .709/.771 .715 90/.866 36/6 5/1
22.Green G/S/vP ··· 6/.533 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 209/154 .268/.330/.416/.746 .701/.762 .871 76/.713 1/3 4/9
11.Kotsay* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 6/1.467 ··· ··· 57/49 .291/.316/.382/.698 .250/.772 .782 46/.638 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 ··· 4/.000 ··· 1/no AB 2/.000 5/.000 ··· ··· 2/.500 ··· ··· 123/82 .284/.352/.367/.719 .859/.650 .584 32/.864 3/0 1/7
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP ··· 7/.000 1/no AB ··· 4/.250 1/3.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 315/214 .221/.314/.391/.705 .687/.714 .801 82/.984 0/2 9/1
15.Pedroia G/S/vP ··· 3/.000 1/.000 1/.000 5/.000 2/1.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/1.000 365/256 .290/.368/.393/.761 .782/.752 .774 104/.619 14/5 3/5
33.Varitek# G/S/vP ··· 3/.333 1/.000 ··· 4/.250 2/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 2/.000 1/no AB 252/177 .238/.341/.481/.823 1.017/.755 .888 70/.761 0/0 12/1
20.Youkilis G/S/vP ··· 7/.286 1/.000 ··· 5/1.200 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 295/203 .296/.417/.560/.977 1.059/.940 .953 105/.759 4/1 14/2
IP 93.0 83.1 48.2 33.2 29.0 30.1 23.1 42.2 30.1 39.0 37.1 TOTAL .265/.349/.443/.792 .827/.778 .828 .756 65/22 99/50
ERA-K/9 4.55/4.4 4.86/6.6 2.03/10.5 4.28/6.9 6.52/6.2 5.34/6.8 6.17/10.0 3.59/5.9 5.04/10.7 2.77/10.4 3.13/6.3 4.25/6.8

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 405/.267 361/.277 197/.173 132/.198 132/.256 128/.279 111/.351 176/.258 143/.318 149/.191 155/.300 .262
OPS .831 .777 .511 .643 .802 .730 .944 .666 .875 .567 .736 .732
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 210/.997 105/.862 87/.553 71/.661 57/.926 66/.906 22/1.345 100/.629 61/1.075 58/.539 71/.926 .791
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 195/.656 256/.742 110/.479 61/.623 75/.710 62/.547 89/.841 76/.715 82/.736 91/.584 84/.581 .697
Road 163/.856 208/.784 118/.565 69/.682 74/.925 63/.791 67/.797 99/.715 74/1.104 85/.739 67/.771
Last 28d days 120/.879 95/.636 49/.602 38/.552 34/.628 67/.750 69/1.009 125/.775 39/.778 46/.631 46/.652
HR/SB/CS 16/12/6 13/9/0 3/0/0 4/3/3 5/3/0 0/0/0 3/0/0 3/2/1 5/2/0 3/2/2 1/0/0 79/40/14
Usage ····X··· ·X······ ··X···X· o··XX··· ····X··X X···X··X ··X····X ···X···· o···X··X ··X·o··· 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.