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Game Preview: CHW @ BOS, 7:10pm, Thursday, August 27, 2009 @Fenway Park II

WhiteSox, 63-64, 2nd, 4½ GB, 10½ GB in WC

SP: John Danks (24, LHP, 11-8, 3.85)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (11-8) 147.1 137 68 63 57 119 16 3.85
2008 (12-9) 195.0 182 74 72 57 159 15 3.32
2007 (6-13) 139.0 160 92 85 54 109 28 5.50
Last 7 GS 4-2 46.0 47 22 19 20 30 5 3.72 51
2009-08-22 BAL W 6.1 3 1 1 6 3 0 99 60
2009-08-16 @OAK ND 7.1 8 2 2 1 3 0 91 56
2009-08-11 @SEA W 8.0 7 1 1 1 8 0 99 71
2009-08-06 LAA L 6.1 9 7 6 3 5 3 109 31
2009-08-01 NYY W 6.0 7 4 4 4 5 0 98 43
2009-07-27 @MIN L 7.0 6 4 2 2 3 1 107 54
2009-07-17 BAL W 5.0 7 3 3 3 3 1 97 41
Last 5 v.BOS 0-3 16.1 14 11 11 7 13 1 6.06 48
2008-08-11 BOS L 7.0 2 2 2 2 9 0 103 72
2007-08-24 BOS L 3.1 5 5 5 2 0 1 57 28
2007-07-21 @BOS L 6.0 7 4 4 3 4 0 90 43
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   36-30   Road:   27-34   ExtrInn: 2-4 
 vsRHP:  41-47   vsLHP:  22-17   1-Run:  16-23
 vsEast: 14-17   vsCntrl:26-28   vsWest: 12-13 IL:11-6 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
127 Wed, Aug 26  @BOS  L   2-3       63-64  2nd  4.5 gb
126 Tue, Aug 25  @BOS  L   3-6       63-63  2nd  4.5 gb
125 Mon, Aug 24  @BOS  L   8-12      63-62  2nd  3.5 gb
124 Sun, Aug 23   BAL  L   4-5       63-61  2nd  2.5 gb
123 Sat, Aug 22   BAL  W   4-1       63-60  2nd  2.5 gb
122 Fri, Aug 21   BAL  L   1-5       62-60  2nd  3.5 gb
121 Wed, Aug 19   KCR  W   4-2       62-59  2nd  2.0 gb
120 Tue, Aug 18   KCR  L   4-5       61-59  2nd  3.0 gb
119 Mon, Aug 17   KCR  W   8-7       61-58  2nd  2.0 gb
118 Sun, Aug 16  @OAK  L   2-3       60-58  2nd  2.5 gb
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 8-12   Last 30:13-17
RedSox, 73-53, 2nd, 6 GB, 2½ up in WC

SP: Junichi Tazawa (23, RHP, 2-2, 3.57)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. CHW Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (2-2) 17.2 26 9 7 7 10 3 3.57
Last 7 GS 2-1 16.0 22 7 5 7 8 2 2.81 46
2009-08-22 NYY W 6.0 8 0 0 2 2 0 99 56
2009-08-16 @TEX L 5.0 10 4 4 3 0 2 97 28
2009-08-11 DET W 5.0 4 3 1 2 6 0 98 55
Has never faced CHW.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   42-20   Road:   31-33   ExtrInn: 4-6 
 vsRHP:  49-34   vsLHP:  24-19   1-Run:  19-15
 vsEast: 32-20   vsCntrl:19-6    vsWest: 11-20 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
126 Wed, Aug 26   CHW  W   3-2       73-53  2nd  6.0 gb
125 Tue, Aug 25   CHW  W   6-3       72-53  2nd  6.0 gb
124 Mon, Aug 24   CHW  W  12-8       71-53  2nd  7.0 gb
123 Sun, Aug 23   NYY  L   4-8       70-53  2nd  7.5 gb
122 Sat, Aug 22   NYY  W  14-1       70-52  2nd  6.5 gb
121 Fri, Aug 21   NYY  L  11-20      69-52  2nd  7.5 gb
120 Thu, Aug 20  @TOR  W   8-1       69-51  2nd  6.5 gb
119 Wed, Aug 19  @TOR  W   6-1       68-51  2nd  7.0 gb
118 Tue, Aug 18  @TOR  W  10-9       67-51  2nd  7.0 gb
117 Sun, Aug 16  @TEX  L   3-4       66-51  2nd  7.5 gb
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:16-14
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Tue, Aug 25, 2009 BOS  6  CHW  3        W:Manny Delcarmen (5-2), L: Scott Linebrink (3-6), S: Jonathan Papelbon (30)
Mon, Aug 24, 2009 BOS 12  CHW  8        W:Ramon Ramirez (7-3), L: Jose Contreras (5-12), S: none

Sun, Aug 31, 2008 CHW  4 @BOS  2        W:Gavin Floyd (15-6), L: Tim Wakefield (8-9), S: Bobby Jenks (27)
Sat, Aug 30, 2008 BOS  8  CHW  2        W:Michael Bowden (1-0), L: Mark Buehrle (11-11), S: none
Fri, Aug 29, 2008 BOS  8  CHW  0        W:Daisuke Matsuzaka (16-2), L: Javier Vazquez (10-12), S: none
Mon, Aug 11, 2008 BOS  5 @CHW  1        W:Josh Beckett (11-8), L: John Danks (9-5), S: none
Sun, Aug 10, 2008 CHW  6  BOS  5        W:Gavin Floyd (12-6), L: Clay Buchholz (2-8), S: Bobby Jenks (24)
Sat, Aug 09, 2008 BOS  6 @CHW  2        W:Daisuke Matsuzaka (13-2), L: Boone Logan (2-3), S: none
Fri, Aug 08, 2008 CHW  5  BOS  3        W:Mark Buehrle (9-10), L: Jon Lester (10-4), S: Bobby Jenks (23)
Sun, Aug 26, 2007 BOS 11 @CHW  1        W:Julian Tavarez (7-9), L: Javier Vazquez (11-7), S: none
Season Series: 2009 - BOS leads 3-0; 2008 - BOS won 4-3; 2007 - BOS won 7-1; All-Time - BOS leads 952-909

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  5.72

WSN  4.61

SDP  3.79

RA/G

SFG  3.76

TOR  4.67

WSN  5.44

BA

J. Mauer  .372

B. Zobrist  .291

B. Giles  .191

OBP

J. Mauer  .442

N. Reimold  .363

R. Cedeno  .234

SLG

A. Pujols  .665

N. Markakis  .481

N. Punto  .259

OPS

A. Pujols  1.106

N. Markakis  .843

R. Andino  .541

ERA

C. Carpenter  2.16

M. Buehrle  3.92

F. Liriano  5.80

K/9IP

J. Verlander  10.49

C. Lee  6.84

J. Lannan  3.75

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WhiteSox Batters (4.61 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.52 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 63.Tazawa
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
36.Penny
G/S/vB
56.Ramirez
G/S/vB
24.Saito
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
15.Beckham G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 3/1.666 ··· ··· 3/.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 300/219 .284/.361/.460/.821 .991/.757 1.015 113/.780 6/4 8/12
27.Castro G/S/vP ··· ··· 5/1.100 ··· 2/1.500 ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/.833 ··· 1/no AB 147/98 .229/.313/.412/.725 .803/.688 .843 16/.846 0/0 6/5
23.Dye G/S/vP ··· ··· 12/1.151 5/1.400 4/.500 ··· 9/.389 4/.000 3/1.666 2/.000 3/.333 ··· 472/351 .267/.350/.483/.833 .821/.837 .859 87/.526 0/2 24/5
14.Konerko G/S/vP ··· 1/no AB 9/.476 5/2.467 2/.000 ··· 9/.730 3/3.500 5/.400 ··· 5/.400 ··· 494/357 .278/.348/.489/.837 1.068/.750 .793 90/.819 0/0 23/4
30.Kotsay* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 13/.585 ··· 3/1.334 ··· 2/2.000 ··· 3/.000 12/.639 ··· ··· 119/97 .248/.288/.330/.618 .429/.662 .619 36/.701 2/1 1/0
18.Lillibridge G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 84/58 .153/.256/.181/.437 .414/.447 .506 5/.200 5/1 0/3
5.Nix G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 3/2.334 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 213/109 .227/.316/.454/.770 .880/.662 .914 77/.798 9/0 11/10
12.Pierzynski* G/S/vP ··· 1/3.000 16/.713 4/1.750 3/.000 ··· 7/.367 5/.400 3/.666 3/.666 3/.000 ··· 415/308 .316/.348/.468/.816 .696/.858 .872 88/.939 1/0 13/4
22.Podsednik* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 7/.858 3/1.334 3/.000 ··· 3/.000 1/2.000 2/2.500 9/.111 1/no AB 2/3.000 450/321 .296/.348/.391/.740 .737/.741 .732 107/.737 21/9 5/2
20.Quentin G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 4/.250 4/1.833 2/5.000 ··· 6/.333 3/.666 1/.000 12/1.583 8/.375 2/.000 279/203 .234/.326/.451/.777 .707/.801 .678 89/.872 2/0 14/2
10.Ramirez G/S/vP ··· 1/2.000 3/1.000 4/.000 1/.000 ··· 6/.334 1/.000 2/.000 ··· 6/.500 ··· 471/354 .273/.328/.404/.732 1.006/.642 .695 69/.764 12/4 14/16
51.Rios G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 22/1.076 8/.583 11/.546 ··· 28/.768 5/1.150 10/.700 14/1.869 6/.666 4/1.250 522/377 .258/.308/.419/.728 .711/.734 .588 75/.627 20/3 15/4
25.Thome* G/S/vP ··· ··· 33/.840 5/1.400 2/.500 ··· 3/1.334 2/.000 6/.000 12/.584 4/1.750 ··· 393/296 .252/.382/.506/.888 .810/.914 .855 79/.872 0/0 23/
IP 17.2 39.2 170.1 43.0 49.2 3.2 167.2 53.1 54.0 131.2 56.1 45.0 TOTAL .260/.333/.422/.755 .818/.731 .767 .775 81/34 152/109
ERA-K/9 3.57/5.1 3.63/11.8 3.65/8.1 5.02/5.7 3.44/6.2 4.91/2.4 3.60/10.0 2.70/8.3 2.00/10.0 5.61/6.1 2.72/6.7 2.80/8.2 4.30/7.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 86/.338 166/.227 693/.235 201/.295 222/.253 18/.313 696/.242 219/.221 233/.224 590/.299 237/.216 192/.227 .265
OPS .952 .677 .670 .826 .703 .889 .666 .640 .652 .838 .669 .669 .752
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 53/.659 77/.808 398/.709 88/.873 116/.511 13/.322 182/.687 100/.447 124/.599 298/.808 119/.795 101/.486 .749
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 33/1.415 89/.565 295/.617 113/.790 106/.908 5/2.200 514/.658 119/.813 109/.711 292/.868 118/.541 91/.878 .754
Home 50/.724 65/.506 334/.605 80/.801 116/.673 9/.583 326/.683 85/.737 117/.627 315/.798 114/.796 93/.629
Last 28d days 86/.952 47/1.098 135/.805 128/.855 48/.804 18/.889 155/.566 46/.561 44/.575 101/.953 62/.859 39/.416
HR/SB/CS 3/0/0 4/4/0 20/12/2 6/4/0 1/7/1 1/0/0 16/14/6 5/0/0 5/10/1 17/27/2 5/5/0 5/7/2 125/119/20
Usage ····X··· o·X·X··· ···X···· ··X····X ·o···o·· ·X····X· ·Xo····o ·XX····· ·····X·· X·X··X·X ···o·o·o
RedSox Batters (5.32 RS/G) vs. WhiteSox Pitchers (4.56 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 50.Danks*
G/S/vB
56.Buehrle*
G/S/vB
53.Carrasco
G/S/vB
52.Contreras
G/S/vB
26.Dotel
G/S/vB
34.Floyd
G/S/vB
43.Garcia
G/S/vB
45.Jenks
G/S/vB
71.Linebrink
G/S/vB
57.Pena
G/S/vB
37.Thornton*
G/S/vB
67.Williams*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
5.Baldelli G/S/vP 3/.333 10/1.400 7/.000 13/.923 4/1.833 ··· 10/.522 2/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 129/45 .267/.333/.448/.782 .805/.739 .786 21/.889 0/0 5/2
44.Bay G/S/vP 3/.000 16/.599 4/.750 6/1.467 5/.000 13/.685 6/.167 3/.000 2/5.000 4/.500 ··· 1/3.000 509/361 .257/.381/.524/.905 .901/.906 .943 83/1.069 12/2 28/0
7.Drew* G/S/vP 6/1.000 11/.282 4/.250 9/1.069 17/1.071 10/1.500 7/.929 ··· 13/.641 1/no AB 4/1.250 1/.000 437/328 .260/.378/.477/.855 .790/.877 .892 75/1.076 2/4 16/2
46.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 2/.500 3/2.334 3/1.000 3/.666 1/4.000 7/1.171 3/1.000 2/1.000 ··· 1/2.000 4/1.000 1/2.000 536/371 .298/.343/.409/.752 .731/.761 .757 124/.745 55/9 6/2
13.Gonzalez G/S/vP ··· 3/2.000 2/1.000 4/1.000 7/1.143 2/.000 4/.000 2/.000 6/1.166 4/1.417 ··· ··· 308/240 .214/.256/.307/.563 .473/.589 .522 93/.631 0/1 5/6
22.Green G/S/vP ··· 4/1.500 ··· 6/.333 ··· 2/.000 6/.334 ··· 2/2.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 302/229 .233/.300/.367/.667 .626/.680 .761 49/.507 1/4 6/15
11.Kotchman* G/S/vP 5/1.350 ··· ··· 21/.490 3/.666 4/.833 5/.200 2/.000 ··· 2/.000 4/.500 ··· 372/263 .279/.352/.406/.758 .634/.809 .739 41/.819 1/0 7/0
25.Lowell G/S/vP 8/.900 9/.444 4/.500 13/1.058 8/.250 8/.821 6/1.000 2/2.500 8/1.175 1/.000 2/1.000 ··· 396/271 .302/.346/.507/.853 .907/.828 1.008 80/.977 0/1 16/9
41.Martinez# G/S/vP 11/.909 58/.898 16/1.134 38/.451 9/.111 16/.775 30/.878 6/.833 8/.625 ··· 20/.871 ··· 536/365 .294/.375/.483/.858 .858/.859 .769 101/.968 1/0 20/5
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 2/2.500 52/1.008 8/.700 28/.774 6/1.000 8/1.125 25/.631 3/2.667 3/.000 1/.000 10/.733 2/.500 489/341 .225/.317/.435/.752 .767/.745 .809 103/.874 0/2 22/1
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 8/.393 10/.900 4/1.167 8/.625 5/2.550 8/.625 3/.000 3/.000 ··· 2/1.000 3/.333 1/no AB 552/396 .300/.375/.449/.823 .759/.847 .878 107/.911 17/7 10/6
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 6/.334 31/.990 9/.111 19/.701 4/1.833 2/.000 31/.823 4/.250 2/2.500 1/.000 4/.500 ··· 368/260 .224/.332/.428/.760 .860/.725 .898 60/.604 0/0 14/3
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 8/.929 11/.495 6/1.167 11/.455 ··· 2/2.500 9/.222 2/no AB 3/.000 2/.000 2/.500 1/.000 457/324 .309/.420/.565/.986 1.005/.978 .962 88/1.126 5/2 22/4
IP 147.1 172.0 78.2 111.1 49.2 171.0 10.2 44.1 45.1 52.0 56.2 9.0 TOTAL .266/.349/.451/.801 .813/.796 .853 .860 98/32 161/80
ERA-K/9 3.85/7.3 3.92/4.6 3.66/6.3 5.09/7.0 3.08/11.2 3.95/7.6 6.75/6.7 3.65/8.5 3.97/9.1 4.50/7.4 2.54/10.5 2.00/12.0 4.17/7.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 626/.246 699/.272 342/.277 490/.259 218/.228 686/.241 47/.267 189/.247 204/.274 235/.290 221/.220 38/.212 .259
OPS .707 .754 .711 .741 .754 .670 .809 .698 .833 .759 .638 .649 .738
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 168/.718 192/.825 157/.840 252/.682 70/.924 360/.664 23/.642 89/.847 88/.771 110/.822 88/.599 21/.333 .752
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 458/.703 507/.728 185/.608 238/.801 148/.678 326/.676 24/.958 100/.569 116/.877 125/.707 133/.664 17/1.113 .728
Road 313/.678 268/.765 134/.723 253/.802 106/.881 347/.742 26/.591 86/.690 94/.839 105/.811 99/.743 12/.606
Last 28d days 144/.750 139/1.013 80/.696 95/.797 47/.828 144/.648 47/.809 34/.517 48/1.071 52/.742 52/.625 35/.710
HR/SB/CS 16/16/6 23/2/1 4/1/2 11/18/3 5/14/1 16/14/3 1/1/0 6/8/0 8/10/0 5/4/2 5/3/4 1/2/2 127/106/29
Usage ····X··· ···X···· ··XX···· ··X····X ··X·o··· X····X·· ·X······ ····X··o ·X·o···· o·oo·o·· Xo··Xo·o ·ooo····

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.