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Game Preview: DET @ BOS, 7:10pm, Monday, August 10, 2009 @Fenway Park II

Tigers, 59-51, 1st, 3 up

SP: Edwin Jackson (25, RHP, 8-5, 2.62)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (8-5) 147.2 118 50 43 47 117 15 2.62
2008 (14-11) 183.1 199 91 90 77 108 23 4.42
2007 (5-15) 161.0 195 116 103 88 128 19 5.76
Last 7 GS 2-1 46.1 39 17 16 18 38 8 3.11 57
2009-08-05 BAL W 8.0 3 2 2 2 8 1 117 74
2009-07-31 @CLE ND 4.0 8 3 2 1 5 1 115 40
2009-07-25 CHW ND 7.0 8 3 3 4 3 1 112 48
2009-07-19 @NYY L 7.0 5 2 2 5 4 2 118 58
2009-07-10 CLE W 7.0 4 1 1 2 4 1 110 67
2009-07-04 @MIN ND 6.1 6 3 3 4 9 2 122 54
2009-06-28 @HOU ND 7.0 5 3 3 0 5 0 98 60
Last 5 v.BOS 1-3 28.1 33 17 17 14 23 2 5.40 45
2008-09-08 @BOS L 7.0 8 3 3 2 6 1 98 53
2008-06-04 @BOS L 5.0 6 4 4 3 4 0 94 40
2008-05-02 @BOS L 4.0 9 6 6 3 4 1 87 21
2008-04-26 BOS ND 7.0 5 1 1 3 4 0 108 64
2007-09-23 BOS W 5.1 5 3 3 3 5 0 105 48
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   36-18   Road:   23-33   ExtrInn: 4-2 
 vsRHP:  39-37   vsLHP:  20-14   1-Run:  18-17
 vsEast:  7-14   vsCntrl:25-19   vsWest: 17-10 IL:10-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
110 Sun, Aug  9   MIN  W   8-7       59-51  1st  3.0 up
109 Sat, Aug  8   MIN  L   0-11      58-51  1st  2.0 up
108 Fri, Aug  7   MIN  W  10-8       58-50  1st  3.0 up
107 Thu, Aug  6   BAL  W   7-3       57-50  1st  2.0 up
106 Wed, Aug  5   BAL  W   4-2       56-50  1st  1.0 up
105 Tue, Aug  4   BAL  L   2-8       55-50  1st  1.0 up
104 Mon, Aug  3   BAL  W   6-5       55-49  1st  2.0 up
103 Sun, Aug  2  @CLE  L   1-11      54-49  1st  1.5 up
102 Sat, Aug  1  @CLE  W   4-3 (12)  54-48  1st  1.5 up
101 Fri, Jul 31  @CLE  L   5-6 (13)  53-48  1st  1.5 up
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:15-15
RedSox, 62-48, 2nd, 6½ GB, tied for WC

SP: Brad Penny (31, RHP, 7-6, 5.20)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. DET Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (7-6) 116.0 136 74 67 36 77 16 5.20
2008 (6-9) 94.2 112 68 66 42 51 13 6.27
2007 (16-4) 208.0 199 75 70 73 135 9 3.03
Last 7 GS 1-4 39.1 44 26 25 9 24 8 5.72 45
2009-08-05 @TBR L 6.0 6 5 5 2 5 3 117 43
2009-07-29 OAK L 5.0 7 7 7 4 3 2 100 24
2009-07-24 BAL W 6.1 5 1 0 0 4 0 108 65
2009-07-18 @TOR L 5.0 8 6 6 1 3 1 82 29
2009-07-09 KCR ND 5.0 6 3 3 1 1 0 97 43
2009-07-04 SEA ND 6.0 6 2 2 1 6 0 102 57
2009-06-28 @ATL L 6.0 6 2 2 0 2 2 106 54
Last 5 v.DET 0-2 10.2 13 11 9 4 10 2 7.59 39
2008-06-14 @DET L 3.2 7 7 7 2 0 2 76 17
2004-06-12 @DET L 7.0 6 4 2 2 10 0 98 61
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   35-17   Road:   27-31   ExtrInn: 4-6 
 vsRHP:  40-32   vsLHP:  22-16   1-Run:  16-14
 vsEast: 28-18   vsCntrl:13-5    vsWest: 10-18 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
110 Sun, Aug  9  @NYY  L   2-5       62-48  2nd  6.5 gb
109 Sat, Aug  8  @NYY  L   0-5       62-47  2nd  5.5 gb
108 Fri, Aug  7  @NYY  L   0-2 (15)  62-46  2nd  4.5 gb
107 Thu, Aug  6  @NYY  L   6-13      62-45  2nd  3.5 gb
106 Wed, Aug  5  @TBR  L   4-6       62-44  2nd  2.5 gb
105 Tue, Aug  4  @TBR  L   2-4 (13)  62-43  2nd  1.5 gb
104 Sun, Aug  2  @BAL  W  18-10      62-42  2nd  0.5 gb
103 Sat, Aug  1  @BAL  W   4-0       61-42  2nd  0.5 gb
102 Fri, Jul 31  @BAL  W   6-5       60-42  2nd  1.5 gb
101 Thu, Jul 30   OAK  W   8-5       59-42  2nd  2.5 gb
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20: 7-13   Last 30:14-16
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Thu, Jun 04, 2009 BOS  6 @DET  3        W:Tim Wakefield (7-3), L: Dontrelle Willis (1-3), S: Jonathan Papelbon (14)
Wed, Jun 03, 2009 BOS 10 @DET  5        W:Josh Beckett (6-2), L: Armando Galarraga (3-6), S: none
Tue, Jun 02, 2009 BOS  5 @DET  1        W:Daisuke Matsuzaka (1-3), L: Rick Porcello (6-4), S: none

Thu, May 08, 2008 BOS  5 @DET  1        W:Josh Beckett (4-2), L: Justin Verlander (1-6), S: none
Wed, May 07, 2008 DET 10  BOS  9        W:Todd Jones (1-0), L: Jonathan Papelbon (2-1), S: none
Tue, May 06, 2008 BOS  5 @DET  0        W:Tim Wakefield (3-1), L: Nate Robertson (1-4), S: none
Mon, May 05, 2008 BOS  6 @DET  3        W:Daisuke Matsuzaka (5-0), L: Jeremy Bonderman (2-3), S: Jonathan Papelbon (10)
Thu, Apr 10, 2008 BOS 12  DET  6        W:Tim Wakefield (1-0), L: Nate Robertson (0-1), S: Jonathan Papelbon (3)
Wed, Apr 09, 2008 DET  7 @BOS  2        W:Jeremy Bonderman (1-1), L: Jon Lester (1-2), S: none
Tue, Apr 08, 2008 BOS  5  DET  0        W:Daisuke Matsuzaka (2-0), L: Kenny Rogers (0-2), S: none
Season Series: 2009 - BOS leads 3-0; 2008 - BOS won 5-2; 2007 - DET won 4-3; All-Time - BOS leads 1007-943

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

LAA  5.69

WSN  4.58

SDP  3.76

RA/G

SFG  3.68

NYM  4.62

WSN  5.45

BA

J. Mauer  .366

T. Gwynn  .293

A. Casilla  .167

OBP

A. Pujols  .445

J. Bautista  .364

R. Cedeno  .232

SLG

A. Pujols  .682

M. Lowell  .478

A. Casilla  .204

OPS

A. Pujols  1.127

C. Crawford  .838

A. Casilla  .465

ERA

T. Lincecum  2.20

N. Blackburn  3.79

T. Wellemeyer  5.67

K/9IP

T. Lincecum  10.89

J. Happ  6.73

N. Blackburn  3.72

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Tigers Batters (4.66 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.43 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 36.Penny
G/S/vB
60.Bard
G/S/vB
19.Beckett
G/S/vB
61.Buchholz
G/S/vB
17.Delcarmen
G/S/vB
51.Gonzalez
G/S/vB
31.Lester*
G/S/vB
37.Okajima*
G/S/vB
58.Papelbon
G/S/vB
56.Ramirez
G/S/vB
24.Saito
G/S/vB
63.Tazawa
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
13.Avila* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 8/6 .500/.500/1.125/1.625 1.500/1.667 8/1.625 0/0 1/0
24.Cabrera G/S/vP 11/1.546 1/.000 6/.000 3/.333 4/.000 6/1.167 6/.900 1/2.000 4/.500 3/1.667 2/2.500 ··· 454/334 .329/.394/.549/.943 1.006/.920 .782 100/1.003 1/2 23/7
4.Everett G/S/vP 8/.946 ··· 12/.833 2/.000 ··· 3/.666 2/3.000 ··· 1/.000 2/1.000 2/.000 ··· 274/179 .243/.291/.325/.616 .724/.558 .599 51/.385 4/2 2/12
28.Granderson* G/S/vP 3/2.000 1/4.000 11/.546 3/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· 3/.000 7/.334 2/.000 ··· ··· 485/340 .261/.344/.473/.817 .505/.949 .913 97/.929 20/6 22/3
9.Guillen# G/S/vP 5/.400 ··· 6/.533 3/1.334 1/.000 ··· 3/.333 4/.000 4/.750 3/1.667 ··· ··· 162/125 .229/.302/.319/.622 .465/.669 .633 61/.805 1/0 2/0
15.Inge G/S/vP ··· ··· 9/.889 ··· 5/.400 ··· 2/.000 1/no AB 6/1.167 2/.000 ··· ··· 427/318 .254/.350/.468/.817 1.035/.746 .828 82/.572 2/4 22/12
8.Laird G/S/vP ··· ··· 7/.453 2/1.000 2/.000 ··· 5/.600 5/.200 3/.000 2/1.500 1/no AB ··· 329/253 .228/.307/.337/.644 .738/.617 .576 64/.458 2/0 4/3
30.Ordonez G/S/vP 2/1.000 ··· 9/.476 3/1.334 2/3.500 ··· 3/.666 5/.650 7/.619 3/.000 1/3.000 ··· 355/246 .264/.330/.363/.693 .862/.616 .627 61/.784 3/0 6/2
14.Polanco G/S/vP 25/.917 ··· 26/.584 3/2.333 3/.000 ··· 3/.333 3/.000 6/1.000 3/.000 1/no AB ··· 445/316 .272/.323/.398/.721 .787/.691 .640 96/.803 4/1 7/2
25.Raburn G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 184/93 .259/.328/.440/.768 .741/.789 .675 50/.578 3/3 6/5
39.Santiago# G/S/vP ··· ··· 3/.666 ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 1/.000 1/.000 1/no AB ··· 187/162 .250/.300/.415/.715 .542/.743 .585 38/.528 0/2 6/6
33.Thames G/S/vP 2/5.000 ··· 3/.666 ··· 4/.500 ··· 2/2.500 2/2.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 198/123 .256/.328/.494/.823 .909/.772 .833 59/.695 0/2 12/0
34.Thomas* G/S/vP ··· ··· 4/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 207/170 .262/.345/.448/.793 .734/.806 .761 67/.756 1/0 7/4
IP 116.0 33.1 150.0 25.1 45.1 1.2 147.0 47.0 47.1 48.1 40.0 1.2 TOTAL .258/.328/.417/.745 .756/.741 .700 .726 53/26 123/83
ERA-K/9 5.20/6.0 2.97/11.4 3.12/8.3 5.33/6.0 2.98/6.2 10.80/0.0 3.67/10.1 3.06/8.2 1.90/9.5 2.42/6.1 3.15/7.4 10.80/10.6 4.18/7.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 514/.290 136/.197 610/.231 124/.327 201/.249 9/.375 591/.252 193/.216 203/.223 202/.215 175/.240 9/.444 .264
OPS .822 .560 .627 .905 .680 1.194 .688 .650 .631 .644 .716 1.222 .743
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 263/.812 66/.572 357/.671 62/.978 107/.546 6/.533 158/.757 89/.452 114/.489 102/.747 92/.513 7/.571 .738
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 251/.833 70/.548 253/.567 62/.831 94/.827 3/2.333 433/.663 104/.832 89/.808 100/.541 83/.947 2/3.500 .747
Home 268/.773 50/.388 277/.557 28/.816 101/.617 / 299/.697 75/.757 100/.606 90/.737 83/.685 /
Last 28d days 96/.901 33/.592 113/.598 124/.905 49/.704 9/1.194 113/.633 37/.695 33/.468 48/.741 38/.591 9/1.222
HR/SB/CS 16/21/2 1/4/0 10/12/2 3/3/0 1/7/1 1/0/0 13/14/6 5/0/0 4/10/1 4/5/0 5/7/2 1/0/0 100/110/20
Usage ····X··· X·X··X·· ··X····· ·X·····X ··X·oo·X X····X·· o·X·Xo·· ··X··o·· ·oo··X·X ··Xo·X·X ··X·····
RedSox Batters (5.11 RS/G) vs. Tigers Pitchers (4.54 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 36.Jackson
G/S/vB
58.Galarraga
G/S/vB
40.Lambert
G/S/vB
37.Lyon
G/S/vB
31.Miner
G/S/vB
59.Ni*
G/S/vB
45.Perry
G/S/vB
48.Porcello
G/S/vB
56.Rodney
G/S/vB
44.Seay*
G/S/vB
35.Verlander
G/S/vB
53.Washburn*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
44.Bay G/S/vP 9/1.194 3/.333 ··· 8/1.089 6/1.167 ··· 2/.000 2/2.500 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 3/.000 441/314 .252/.381/.496/.877 .898/.868 .883 65/.685 11/2 21/0
7.Drew* G/S/vP 18/1.270 5/1.000 ··· 11/.920 3/no AB ··· ··· 3/1.334 1/no AB 2/1.500 6/.666 12/.166 387/296 .244/.364/.444/.809 .712/.838 .872 71/.616 2/2 12/2
46.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 15/.967 6/.666 ··· 1/no AB 3/.666 ··· 1/2.000 2/2.000 ··· 1/.000 4/.583 3/.666 463/325 .302/.352/.410/.761 .719/.778 .779 96/.817 50/8 6/2
22.Green G/S/vP 2/1.500 3/1.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/no AB 2/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 3/.333 270/204 .232/.302/.365/.667 .601/.690 .759 36/.304 1/4 5/13
11.Kotchman* G/S/vP 9/1.056 9/1.158 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 3/1.500 6/1.500 6/1.334 346/241 .277/.350/.410/.760 .633/.816 .731 66/.838 0/0 7/0
25.Lowell G/S/vP 22/.656 6/.666 ··· 4/1.250 6/.666 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 3/.000 2/.000 9/.985 15/.000 342/236 .296/.336/.478/.814 .900/.777 .917 60/.936 0/1 11/9
41.Martinez# G/S/vP 15/.481 13/.419 ··· ··· 9/1.056 1/.000 ··· 3/.333 7/.929 10/1.314 40/.967 26/.982 472/325 .288/.371/.466/.837 .841/.835 .789 92/.746 0/0 17/3
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 20/1.386 6/.833 ··· 5/1.000 8/.625 ··· 1/.000 2/1.000 8/.875 2/.500 9/1.556 22/.984 425/295 .219/.306/.408/.714 .732/.706 .842 84/.639 0/2 15/1
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 17/.769 3/.666 ··· 1/.000 4/1.417 ··· 1/no AB 3/1.000 ··· 1/2.000 3/.000 7/.453 491/355 .300/.374/.434/.808 .751/.830 .840 98/.814 14/7 8/6
68.Reddick* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 24/20 .217/.250/.478/.728 1.167/.650 24/.728 0/0 1/0
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 17/.301 5/.200 ··· 8/.750 2/2.000 ··· 1/no AB 2/1.000 4/.917 6/.733 3/1.167 29/.826 336/239 .225/.333/.432/.765 .913/.714 .890 63/.506 0/0 13/3
3.Woodward G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 4/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 12/.500 77/46 .232/.289/.246/.536 .268/.719 .608 22/.282 1/0 0/4
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 20/.600 6/2.467 ··· 3/.667 7/2.000 ··· ··· 3/.333 1/.000 5/1.350 10/1.400 15/1.116 412/296 .309/.422/.569/.991 1.063/.963 .929 90/1.010 4/2 20/4
IP 147.2 124.0 1.2 54.0 60.2 16.0 37.0 111.0 49.0 34.2 159.1 144.1 TOTAL .262/.347/.438/.785 .810/.775 .837 .728 87/29 129/73
ERA-K/9 2.62/7.1 5.23/5.7 32.40/5.3 3.00/6.0 4.60/6.7 2.25/8.4 3.89/8.8 4.30/4.5 3.86/8.4 3.63/6.5 3.45/10.5 3.12/5.2 4.24/7.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 598/.217 546/.283 14/.583 212/.205 273/.283 61/.232 159/.244 471/.274 202/.231 141/.220 657/.239 554/.226 .260
OPS .646 .850 1.393 .647 .801 .689 .726 .768 .672 .611 .670 .627 .753
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 338/.632 294/.953 10/1.550 94/.579 113/.693 35/.709 71/.880 256/.784 117/.684 87/.588 367/.716 146/.529 .779
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 260/.664 252/.735 4/1.000 118/.695 160/.877 26/.668 88/.603 215/.748 85/.655 54/.650 290/.612 408/.662 .727
Road 315/.679 260/.907 / 128/.684 139/.662 37/.820 72/.826 239/.721 87/.781 76/.573 347/.744 245/.684
Last 28d days 114/.773 111/.797 14/1.393 36/.288 51/.689 33/.703 35/.697 100/.699 38/.662 29/.973 151/.689 100/.598
HR/SB/CS 15/17/7 21/2/4 0/0/0 5/2/2 6/3/1 2/0/0 4/3/2 17/7/2 4/0/0 2/0/0 14/4/8 13/3/3 119/51/29
Usage ····X··· ··X····X ·X······ X·oo···· ·o···X·· ···o·o·X o·X····· ···X···· X·X·X·o· o··X···· ·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.