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Game Preview: BOS @ CLE, 7:05pm, Tuesday, April 28, 2009 @Jacobs Field

RedSox, 13-6, 1st, Tied

SP: Brad Penny (31, RHP, 2-0, 7.80)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. CLE Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (2-0) 15.0 17 14 13 8 5 4 7.80
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 3-2 32.2 37 31 30 18 14 10 8.27 37
2009-04-22 MIN W 6.0 6 3 2 1 2 1 89 51
2009-04-17 BAL ND 3.0 6 8 8 5 1 1 85 11
2009-04-11 @LAA W 6.0 5 3 3 2 2 2 86 50
2008-08-13 PHI ND 3.0 6 6 6 2 4 3 69 25
2008-08-08 @SFG W 5.0 1 1 1 3 0 0 76 58
2008-06-14 @DET L 3.2 7 7 7 2 0 2 76 17
2008-06-08 CHC L 6.0 6 3 3 3 5 1 110 50
Has never faced CLE.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   10-2    Road:    3-4    ExtrInn: 1-1 
 vsRHP:   7-3    vsLHP:   6-3    1-Run:   3-3 
 vsEast:  8-2    vsCntrl: 3-0    vsWest:  2-4  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 19 Mon, Apr 27  @CLE  W   3-1       13-6   1st    Tied
 18 Sun, Apr 26   NYY  W   4-1       12-6   2nd  1.0 gb
 17 Sat, Apr 25   NYY  W  16-11      11-6   2nd  1.0 gb
 16 Fri, Apr 24   NYY  W   5-4 (11)  10-6   2nd  2.0 gb
 15 Wed, Apr 22   MIN  W   7-3        9-6   2nd  1.5 gb
 14 Wed, Apr 22   MIN  W  10-1  (7)   8-6   2nd  1.5 gb
 13 Mon, Apr 20   BAL  W  12-1        7-6   2nd  2.5 gb
 12 Sun, Apr 19   BAL  W   2-1        6-6   3rd  3.0 gb
 11 Sat, Apr 18   BAL  W   6-4        5-6   4th  3.0 gb
 10 Fri, Apr 17   BAL  W  10-8        4-6   5th  3.0 gb
 Last 10:10-0    Last 20:13-6    Last 30:13-6 
Indians, 7-13, 5th, 4½ GB, 4½ GB in WC

SP: Anthony Reyes (27, RHP, 1-0, 4.76)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (1-0) 17.0 12 9 9 10 8 4 4.76
2008 (4-2) 49.0 47 15 15 15 25 4 2.76
2007 (2-14) 107.1 108 77 72 43 74 16 6.04
Last 7 GS 2-0 39.0 30 13 13 19 19 5 3.00 54
2009-04-23 KCR ND 6.0 4 2 2 4 5 0 106 57
2009-04-17 @NYY ND 5.0 5 3 3 3 1 3 91 43
2009-04-12 TOR W 6.0 3 4 4 3 2 1 96 49
2008-09-05 @KCR ND 3.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 39 57
2008-08-30 SEA ND 7.0 7 1 1 1 3 1 110 61
2008-08-24 @TEX ND 7.0 4 1 1 4 4 0 107 65
2008-08-19 KCR W 5.0 6 2 2 3 3 0 84 47
Has never faced BOS.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    4-6    Road:    3-7    ExtrInn: 0-0 
 vsRHP:   4-13   vsLHP:   3-0    1-Run:   2-2 
 vsEast:  3-5    vsCntrl: 4-5    vsWest:  0-3  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 20 Mon, Apr 27   BOS  L   1-3        7-13  5th  4.5 gb
 19 Sun, Apr 26   MIN  W   4-2        7-12  5th  3.5 gb
 18 Sat, Apr 25   MIN  L   1-7        6-12  5th  3.5 gb
 17 Fri, Apr 24   MIN  L   1-5        6-11  5th  3.5 gb
 16 Thu, Apr 23   KCR  W   5-2        6-10  5th  2.5 gb
 15 Wed, Apr 22   KCR  L   0-2        5-10  5th  3.5 gb
 14 Tue, Apr 21   KCR  W   8-7        5-9   5th  2.5 gb
 13 Sun, Apr 19  @NYY  L   3-7        4-9   5th  3.5 gb
 12 Sat, Apr 18  @NYY  W  22-4        4-8   5th  3.5 gb
 11 Fri, Apr 17  @NYY  L   5-6        3-8   5th  3.5 gb
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20: 7-13   Last 30: 7-13
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Mon, Apr 27, 2009 BOS  3 @CLE  1        W:Manny Delcarmen (1-0), L: Kerry Wood (0-1), S: Jonathan Papelbon (5)

Thu, Sep 25, 2008 BOS  6  CLE  1        W:Jon Lester (16-6), L: Jeremy Sowers (4-9), S: none
Wed, Sep 24, 2008 BOS  5  CLE  4        W:David Aardsma (4-2), L: Rafael Perez (4-4), S: Manny Delcarmen (2)
Tue, Sep 23, 2008 BOS  5  CLE  4        W:Tim Wakefield (10-11), L: Cliff Lee (22-3), S: Jonathan Papelbon (41)
Mon, Sep 22, 2008 CLE  4 @BOS  3        W:Zach Jackson (1-3), L: Josh Beckett (12-10), S: Jensen Lewis (12)
Tue, Apr 15, 2008 BOS  5 @CLE  3        W:David Aardsma (1-1), L: Jensen Lewis (0-1), S: Hideki Okajima (1)
Mon, Apr 14, 2008 BOS  6 @CLE  4        W:Mike Timlin (1-1), L: Joe Borowski (0-2), S: Jonathan Papelbon (5)
Thu, Jul 26, 2007 BOS 14 @CLE  9        W:Julian Tavarez (6-8), L: Cliff Lee (5-8), S: none
Wed, Jul 25, 2007 CLE  1  BOS  0        W:Fausto Carmona (13-4), L: Josh Beckett (13-4), S: Joe Borowski (29)
Tue, Jul 24, 2007 BOS  1 @CLE  0        W:Daisuke Matsuzaka (12-7), L: C.C. Sabathia (13-5), S: Jonathan Papelbon (23)
Season Series: 2009 - BOS leads 1-0; 2008 - BOS won 5-1; 2007 - BOS won 5-2; All-Time - CLE leads 1009-944

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

For the 2008 season

Stat

Best

Middle

Worst

RS/G

TEX  5.56

ATL  4.65

SDP  3.93

RA/G

TOR  3.77

HOU  4.61

TEX  5.97

BA

C. Jones  .364

R. Ibanez  .293

J. Towles  .137

OBP

C. Jones  .470

C. Lee  .368

T. Pena  .189

SLG

A. Pujols  .653

G. Dobbs  .491

T. Pena  .209

OPS

A. Pujols  1.114

J. Cust  .851

T. Pena  .398

ERA

J. Santana  2.53

A. Cook  3.96

N. Robertson  6.35

K/9IP

T. Lincecum  10.51

V. Padilla  6.68

L. Hernandez  3.35

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NOTE: Team stats shown are for the 2009 season. Player Stats for the 2008 season. We will switch to 2009 stats on May 1st.

RedSox Batters (5.89 RS/G) vs. Indians Pitchers (5.75 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 27.Reyes
G/S/vB
63.Betancourt
G/S/vB
39.Chulk
G/S/vB
30.Kobayashi
G/S/vB
50.Lewis
G/S/vB
53.Perez*
G/S/vB
49.Sipp*
G/S/vB
38.Smith
G/S/vB
34.Wood
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
55.Bailey G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/4.000 ··· ··· ··· 59/31 .280/.390/.460/.850 .898/.785 .618 6/1.500 0/0 2/0
44.Bay G/S/vP 7/1.071 2/.500 1/.000 ··· 1/3.000 ··· ··· 1/2.000 13/1.000 670/507 .286/.373/.522/.895 .852/.907 .874 83/1.211 10/0 31/4
7.Drew* G/S/vP 3/.000 2/.500 3/.833 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· 32/.512 456/362 .280/.408/.519/.927 .926/.927 .927 67/.927 4/1 19/4
46.Ellsbury* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/no AB 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· 609/458 .280/.336/.394/.729 .728/.729 .676 86/.668 50/11 9/0
22.Green G/S/vP ··· 3/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· / /// / 52/.833 / /
16.Kottaras* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB 5/3 .200/.200/.400/.600 1.500/.000 18/.492 0/0 0/0
25.Lowell G/S/vP ··· 3/.000 2/.000 ··· 2/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 14/.671 468/364 .274/.338/.461/.798 .961/.754 .823 76/.966 2/2 17/10
23.Lugo G/S/vP ··· 4/2.500 10/.347 ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· ··· 12/.697 307/242 .268/.355/.330/.685 .749/.668 .597 / 12/4 1/16
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP ··· 7/.000 6/2.100 ··· 2/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· 1/2.000 491/370 .264/.369/.507/.877 .741/.921 .782 87/.629 1/0 23/
15.Pedroia G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 3/1.667 2/1.000 ··· ··· 1/no AB 726/545 .326/.376/.493/.869 .903/.857 .827 89/.773 20/1 17/6
30.Van Every* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 18/15 .235/.278/.353/.631 .667/.624 .500 1/ 0/0 0/0
33.Varitek# G/S/vP ··· 5/.000 4/.833 ··· 2/2.500 2/.500 ··· ··· ··· 483/372 .220/.313/.359/.672 .863/.616 .679 59/.832 0/1 13/4
20.Youkilis G/S/vP ··· 5/1.600 2/1.000 ··· 5/1.800 2/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 621/492 .312/.390/.569/.958 1.009/.946 .900 86/1.252 3/5 29/7
IP 49.0 71.0 31.2 55.2 66.0 76.1 63.1 66.1 TOTAL .281/.370/.485/.855 .772/.905 .718 .855 15/8 25/11
ERA-K/9 2.76/4.6 5.07/8.1 4.83/4.5 4.53/5.7 3.82/7.1 3.54/10.1 /0.0 3.55/7.4 3.26/11.4 5.83/6.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Kottaras (0-0-0)
 Varitek (56-16-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 203/.253 309/.276 139/.260 244/.286 292/.266 313/.234 / 271/.220 276/.219 .285  Bay
 Drew
 Ellsbury
 Bailey
 Van Every
 Youkilis
 Lugo
154/0/0/8
0/1/106/6
58/66/36/4
5/0/1/0
1/1/8/0
0/0/2/0
1/0/0/0
OPS .694 .789 .800 .757 .771 .649 .658 .632 .859
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 103/.612 139/.763 47/.740 115/.820 152/.782 130/.599 / 61/.903 131/.604 .883
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 100/.782 170/.809 92/.831 129/.700 140/.757 183/.683 / 210/.589 145/.657 .838
Home 116/.776 176/.751 69/.675 148/.668 154/.732 146/.619 / 138/.611 141/.559
Last 28d days 74/.746 41/.741 31/.756 34/.836 45/1.234 43/1.146 5/.000 27/.734 32/1.018
HR/SB/CS 4/3/1 11/10/1 6/1/0 8/2/0 8/1/1 8/2/3 // 4/6/2 3/1/0 29/10/2
Usage ····X··· oo·X···· ···X···· ··o···o· ·o··X·o· ··o····· ·o···o·· ··X···o· XX··o·X·

NOTE: Team stats shown are for the 2009 season. Player Stats for the 2008 season. We will switch to 2009 stats on May 1st.

Indians Batters (5.15 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.21 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 36.Penny
G/S/vB
17.Delcarmen
G/S/vB
62.Jones*
G/S/vB
48.Lopez*
G/S/vB
63.Masterson
G/S/vB
37.Okajima*
G/S/vB
58.Papelbon
G/S/vB
56.Ramirez
G/S/vB
24.Saito
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
13.Cabrera# G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 4/.000 ··· 418/318 .259/.346/.366/.713 .957/.638 .772 73/.881 4/4 6/8
17.Choo* G/S/vP ··· 2/.500 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 2/1.000 1/no AB ··· 370/286 .309/.397/.549/.946 .800/.992 1.083 83/.957 4/3 14/2
26.Crowe# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· / /// / 36/.462 / /
7.DeRosa G/S/vP 28/.703 3/.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 2/1.000 1/.000 3/.333 593/422 .285/.376/.481/.857 .894/.842 .918 89/.618 6/0 21/11
12.Francisco G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 3/.000 4/.000 1/2.000 499/364 .266/.332/.438/.770 .794/.762 .830 58/.627 4/3 15/4
25.Garko G/S/vP ··· 2/.500 ··· ··· 2/.000 1/.000 2/2.000 3/.000 1/2.000 563/419 .273/.346/.404/.750 .857/.714 .795 57/.808 0/0 14/4
4.Graffanino G/S/vP 6/.334 1/.000 ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· 3/.333 1/.000 / /// / 24/.341 / /
48.Hafner* G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 ··· 5/.400 1/.000 3/.333 3/.000 3/.000 ··· 234/175 .197/.305/.323/.628 .602/.637 .644 68/.959 1/1 5/
41.Martinez# G/S/vP ··· 3/1.167 ··· 3/1.334 ··· 4/.000 1/.000 3/.000 ··· 294/223 .278/.337/.365/.701 .923/.633 .804 91/1.074 0/0 2/4
2.Peralta G/S/vP ··· 4/.833 ··· 1/3.000 ··· 2/.000 6/.000 3/1.167 1/3.000 664/502 .276/.331/.473/.804 .761/.817 .729 75/.605 3/1 23/14
10.Shoppach G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 3/.333 ··· 2/.000 2/2.500 1/.000 403/299 .261/.348/.517/.865 .949/.835 .880 39/.679 0/0 21/7
24.Sizemore* G/S/vP ··· 6/.167 ··· 4/.250 ··· 2/.000 2/.000 3/.000 1/.000 745/526 .268/.374/.502/.876 .735/.934 1.055 94/.905 38/5 33/2
IP 94.2 74.1 59.1 88.1 62.0 69.1 71.2 47.0 TOTAL .263/.355/.437/.793 .924/.758 .701 .793 13/4 25/13
ERA-K/9 6.27/4.8 3.27/8.7 /0.0 2.43/5.8 3.16/6.9 2.61/8.7 2.34/10.0 2.64/8.8 2.49/11.5 4.01/7.0

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Martinez (22-13-2)
 Shoppach (37-10-8)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 426/.304 307/.205 / 247/.245 365/.216 258/.212 273/.223 295/.222 197/.226 .248  Francisco
 Choo
 Sizemore
 DeRosa
83/2/32/12
26/0/51/4
0/151/0/2
27/0/38/0
OPS .843 .605 .699 .674 .612 .561 .590 .594 .715
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 206/.876 142/.544 / 131/.587 178/.787 110/.547 145/.606 139/.745 94/.612 .701
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 220/.812 165/.658 / 116/.818 187/.572 148/.661 128/.511 156/.455 103/.577 .732
Road 170/.925 150/.682 / 96/.772 168/.659 131/.509 126/.590 133/.638 76/.573
Last 28d days 68/.918 48/.557 6/.000 31/.925 71/.590 36/.828 42/.684 38/.443 28/.841
HR/SB/CS 13/8/3 5/7/0 // 4/1/3 10/9/1 6/0/1 4/2/0 2/3/1 1/1/1 16/18/4
Usage ·····X·· o·Xo···X ·o·····o ···X···X ·X·····X ··oX·o·o X·XX·X·· ··Xo·o·· ·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.