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Game Preview: BOS @ NYY, 7:05pm, Monday, May 4, 2009 @Yankee Stadium III

RedSox, 15-10, 2nd, 2 GB, 1½ up in WC

SP: Jon Lester (25, LHP, 1-2, 5.40)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. NYY Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (1-2) 30.0 36 18 18 10 33 5 5.40
2008 (16-6) 210.1 202 78 75 66 152 14 3.21
2007 (4-0) 63.0 61 33 32 31 50 10 4.57
Last 7 GS 2-3 43.0 46 24 24 14 41 5 5.02 50
2009-04-29 @CLE ND 6.0 7 5 5 3 7 2 109 42
2009-04-24 NYY ND 6.0 7 2 2 3 7 0 114 54
2009-04-19 BAL W 7.0 4 0 0 2 9 0 108 76
2009-04-13 @OAK L 6.0 10 6 6 0 5 2 106 33
2009-04-08 TBR L 5.0 8 5 5 2 5 1 94 34
2008-09-25 CLE W 6.0 2 1 1 1 4 0 86 67
2008-09-20 @TOR L 7.0 8 5 5 3 4 0 102 42
Last 5 v.NYY 2-0 32.1 34 12 12 9 35 1 3.34 56
2009-04-24 NYY ND 6.0 7 2 2 3 7 0 114 54
2008-08-28 @NYY ND 6.2 5 1 1 0 8 0 119 68
2008-07-27 NYY W 7.0 9 2 2 1 8 0 113 58
2008-07-03 @NYY W 9.0 5 0 0 2 8 0 105 83
2006-08-18 NYY ND 3.2 8 7 7 3 4 1 95 18
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   10-2    Road:    5-8    ExtrInn: 2-1 
 vsRHP:   9-7    vsLHP:   6-3    1-Run:   4-4 
 vsEast:  9-5    vsCntrl: 4-1    vsWest:  2-4  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 25 Sun, May  3  @TBR  L   3-5       15-10  2nd  2.0 gb
 24 Sat, May  2  @TBR  W  10-6       15-9   2nd  1.0 gb
 23 Fri, May  1  @TBR  L   2-6       14-9   2nd  1.0 gb
 22 Thu, Apr 30  @TBR  L   0-13      14-8   1st    Tied
 21 Wed, Apr 29  @CLE  W   6-5 (10)  14-7   1st    Tied
 20 Tue, Apr 28  @CLE  L   8-9       13-7   2nd  1.0 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
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:13-7    Last 30:15-10
Yankees, 13-11, 3rd, 3½ GB, 1½ GB in WC

SP: Philip Hughes (23, RHP, 1-0, 0.00)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (1-0) 6.0 2 0 0 2 6 0 0.00
2008 (0-4) 34.0 43 26 25 15 23 3 6.62
2007 (5-3) 72.2 64 39 36 29 58 8 4.46
Last 7 GS 1-3 31.0 35 21 20 12 23 3 5.81 45
2009-04-28 @DET W 6.0 2 0 0 2 6 0 99 72
2008-09-24 @TOR ND 8.0 5 2 2 0 6 1 100 70
2008-09-17 CHW ND 4.0 4 1 1 2 4 0 89 52
2008-04-29 DET L 3.2 8 6 6 3 2 2 82 20
2008-04-24 @CHW ND 2.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 23 55
2008-04-18 @BAL L 5.1 9 5 5 2 1 0 97 29
2008-04-13 @BOS L 2.0 6 7 6 3 3 0 65 18
Last 5 v.BOS 0-1 2.0 6 7 6 3 3 0 27.00 18
2008-04-13 @BOS L 2.0 6 7 6 3 3 0 65 18
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    6-3    Road:    7-8    ExtrInn: 1-1 
 vsRHP:  10-8    vsLHP:   3-3    1-Run:   3-1 
 vsEast:  3-6    vsCntrl: 6-4    vsWest:  4-1  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 24 Sat, May  2   LAA  L   4-8       13-11  3rd  3.0 gb
 23 Fri, May  1   LAA  W  10-9       13-10  3rd  2.0 gb
 22 Thu, Apr 30   LAA  W   7-4       12-10  3rd  2.0 gb
 21 Wed, Apr 29  @DET  W   8-6       11-10  3rd  3.0 gb
 20 Tue, Apr 28  @DET  W  11-0       10-10  3rd  4.0 gb
 19 Mon, Apr 27  @DET  L   2-4        9-10  3rd  4.0 gb
 18 Sun, Apr 26  @BOS  L   1-4        9-9   3rd  4.0 gb
 17 Sat, Apr 25  @BOS  L  11-16       9-8   3rd  3.0 gb
 16 Fri, Apr 24  @BOS  L   4-5 (11)   9-7   3rd  3.0 gb
 15 Wed, Apr 22   OAK  W   9-7 (14)   9-6   2nd  1.5 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:13-11
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sun, Apr 26, 2009 BOS  4  NYY  1        W:Justin Masterson (2-0), L: Andy Pettitte (2-1), S: Takashi Saito (2)
Sat, Apr 25, 2009 BOS 16  NYY 11        W:Hideki Okajima (1-0), L: Jonathan Albaladejo (1-1), S: none
Fri, Apr 24, 2009 BOS  5  NYY  4 (11)   W:Ramon Ramirez (2-0), L: Damaso Marte (0-1), S: none

Sun, Sep 28, 2008 BOS  4  NYY  3 (10)   W:Devern Hansack (1-0), L: Jose Veras (5-3), S: none
Sun, Sep 28, 2008 NYY  6 @BOS  2        W:Mike Mussina (20-9), L: Daisuke Matsuzaka (18-3), S: Mariano Rivera (39)
Fri, Sep 26, 2008 NYY 19 @BOS  8        W:David Robertson (4-0), L: David Pauley (0-1), S: none
Thu, Aug 28, 2008 NYY  3  BOS  2        W:Mariano Rivera (5-5), L: Justin Masterson (4-4), S: none
Wed, Aug 27, 2008 BOS 11 @NYY  3        W:Paul Byrd (9-11), L: Sidney Ponson (7-5), S: none
Tue, Aug 26, 2008 BOS  7 @NYY  3        W:Tim Wakefield (8-8), L: Andy Pettitte (13-10), S: Jonathan Papelbon (34)
Sun, Jul 27, 2008 BOS  9  NYY  2        W:Jon Lester (9-3), L: Sidney Ponson (6-2), S: none
Season Series: 2009 - BOS leads 3-0; 2008 - Tied 9-9; 2007 - NYY won 10-8; All-Time - NYY leads 1108-927

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  5.92

KCR  4.76

SFG  3.57

RA/G

PIT  3.75

CHW  4.79

BAL  6.44

BA

  

  

  

OBP

  

  

  

SLG

  

  

  

OPS

  

  

  

ERA

Z. Greinke  .50

G. Meche  4.14

J. Contreras  8.31

K/9IP

R. Harden  13.48

K. Slowey  6.61

J. Saunders  2.56

Baseball-Reference.com-- Baseball's History: 1871-Now

RedSox Batters (5.64 RS/G) vs. Yankees Pitchers (6.38 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 65.Hughes
G/S/vB
63.Albaladejo
G/S/vB
62.Chamberlain
G/S/vB
29.Claggett
G/S/vB
48.Coke*
G/S/vB
39.Melancon
G/S/vB
36.Ramirez
G/S/vB
42.Rivera
G/S/vB
30.Robertson
G/S/vB
41.Veras
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
55.Bailey G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 1/no AB 14/8 .167/.286/.417/.702 1.500/.125 .282 14/.702 0/0 1/0
44.Bay G/S/vP ··· 2/.500 6/1.467 ··· 1/.000 1/no AB 1/.000 5/1.000 2/.500 2/2.000 107/78 .304/.477/.582/1.059 1.169/1.015 1.076 107/1.059 3/0 5/0
7.Drew* G/S/vP 2/no AB 2/1.500 11/.091 ··· 2/.500 ··· 4/.250 6/.666 1/.000 ··· 88/62 .267/.375/.520/.895 .950/.871 .814 88/.895 0/1 3/1
46.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 2/.500 2/.000 10/.311 ··· 2/1.000 1/.000 3/.000 5/.650 3/.666 2/1.500 117/82 .282/.310/.336/.647 .500/.710 .512 117/.647 13/3 1/0
22.Green G/S/vP ··· 1/no AB 3/1.334 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 3/.333 ··· 1/no AB 62/41 .304/.371/.464/.835 .602/.955 .704 62/.835 0/2 1/6
16.Kottaras* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/3.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 26/18 .143/.269/.238/.507 .375/.564 .628 26/.507 0/0 0/0
25.Lowell G/S/vP ··· 2/2.500 11/1.255 ··· ··· 1/.000 4/.000 11/.855 1/3.000 2/1.500 101/77 .299/.327/.557/.883 1.015/.845 .731 101/.883 0/0 5/3
23.Lugo G/S/vP 1/.000 2/1.000 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 18/.591 1/2.000 1/2.000 16/16 .214/.313/.214/.527 /.527 .527 16/.527 0/0 0/1
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 9/.444 ··· 3/.000 1/.000 1/3.000 24/.811 1/2.000 1/no AB 114/72 .208/.298/.302/.600 .554/.626 .492 114/.600 0/1 0/
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 2/.000 2/.500 11/1.212 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 3/.666 8/.250 4/1.250 3/.667 118/80 .307/.398/.416/.814 .557/.940 .659 118/.814 4/3 1/1
30.Van Every* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/no AB ··· 1/.000 2/.500 1/2.000 7/7 .400/.571/1.000/1.571 /1.571 1.500 7/1.571 0/0 1/0
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 1/.000 2/.000 5/.650 ··· ··· 1/.000 3/.000 36/.785 1/.000 5/.200 77/60 .239/.338/.493/.830 .853/.824 .796 77/.830 0/0 4/1
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 2/1.500 2/2.500 11/.969 ··· 2/.000 1/2.000 1/no AB 11/.788 2/.000 5/1.600 106/67 .407/.519/.744/1.263 1.364/1.207 1.101 106/1.263 1/0 6/1
IP 6.0 12.1 23.0 1.2 9.2 3.1 10.0 9.2 3.1 12.1 TOTAL .277/.367/.457/.825 .802/.835 .724 .825 21/10 28/17
ERA-K/9 0.00/9.0 7.30/3.7 3.13/6.7 43.20/10.6 3.72/7.4 2.70/5.5 5.40/7.2 2.79/12.1 5.40/16.4 8.03/7.3 5.93/6.9

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 23/.100 52/.311 103/.265 16/.643 39/.206 15/.167 52/.293 41/.293 17/.286 57/.200 .278
OPS .317 .973 .804 1.973 .694 .667 .948 .732 .769 .779 .819
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 8/.393 27/.736 55/.631 9/2.635 18/.422 7/1.029 28/.894 22/.500 6/.533 26/1.080 .810
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 15/.277 25/1.258 48/.992 7/1.286 21/.912 8/.393 24/.994 19/1.000 11/.899 31/.470 .825
Home / 12/.364 23/1.066 16/1.973 10/.200 3/2.167 26/1.023 21/.571 14/.607 35/.853
Last 28d days 23/.317 48/.971 103/.804 16/1.973 32/.536 15/.667 52/.948 41/.732 17/.769 57/.779
HR/SB/CS 0/0/0 3/0/2 2/2/1 2/0/0 1/0/0 0/1/0 3/1/1 2/0/0 0/0/0 2/1/0 29/24/14
Usage ·····X·· ·oo·X··· ····X··· ········ ···Xo··· ··o··o·X ··o··X·· ···oo··· ·X······ ·XX··X··
Yankees Batters (5.92 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.96 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 31.Lester*
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
36.Penny
G/S/vB
56.Ramirez
G/S/vB
24.Saito
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
14.Berroa G/S/vP 5/.400 3/.000 ··· 2/.000 2/.000 ··· 2/.000 4/.500 1/no AB ··· 10/10 .222/.222/.222/.444 /.444 .000 10/.444 0/0 0/2
53.Cabrera# G/S/vP 11/1.336 3/.666 1/.000 5/.600 6/1.334 7/.679 8/1.771 ··· 4/.666 1/2.000 63/48 .321/.397/.536/.933 1.050/.898 1.214 63/.933 2/1 4/1
24.Cano* G/S/vP 14/.500 9/.904 ··· 10/.533 8/1.196 11/1.455 10/.733 ··· 3/1.334 ··· 109/80 .363/.394/.569/.963 1.115/.908 .827 104/.960 1/0 5/1
18.Damon* G/S/vP 17/1.071 4/.250 ··· 3/.666 ··· 8/.625 12/.167 3/.333 3/.666 2/.000 101/75 .276/.366/.460/.826 .706/.873 .961 96/.783 3/0 4/1
11.Gardner* G/S/vP ··· 3/.666 ··· 1/.000 7/.000 1/.000 3/2.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 72/60 .222/.286/.270/.556 .697/.526 .575 68/.550 5/1 0/0
2.Jeter G/S/vP 17/.787 5/.400 ··· ··· 8/.750 6/1.467 14/.690 3/.666 2/.500 1/.000 113/90 .275/.345/.441/.786 1.006/.730 .871 108/.766 5/0 4/1
55.Matsui* G/S/vP 3/.000 3/.666 1/.000 4/.500 3/2.000 7/.762 5/.000 ··· 3/1.000 1/.000 87/64 .288/.391/.466/.857 1.178/.737 .977 82/.844 0/0 2/
26.Molina G/S/vP 10/1.100 3/.000 ··· ··· 3/.333 2/.500 2/1.500 5/1.000 ··· 1/.000 36/32 .258/.343/.355/.698 2.000/.568 .452 36/.698 0/0 1/0
19.Pena# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· 36/34 .313/.371/.344/.715 .500/.718 .765 36/.715 1/0 0/0
20.Posada# G/S/vP 6/.000 6/1.000 ··· 6/1.500 3/.333 9/.347 7/.429 2/no AB 4/1.250 1/.000 89/63 .293/.382/.573/.955 1.128/.879 1.163 84/.911 1/0 5/1
33.Swisher# G/S/vP 12/1.000 6/.500 ··· 5/.600 4/.500 2/.000 2/.000 ··· 1/5.000 ··· 94/68 .312/.436/.714/1.150 1.414/1.051 .685 93/1.127 0/0 7/2
25.Teixeira# G/S/vP 6/.334 3/.333 ··· 2/no AB 3/.000 4/1.417 4/.250 6/.000 1/.000 ··· 99/76 .182/.354/.338/.691 .853/.644 .790 94/.718 0/0 3/0
IP 30.0 14.1 6.1 7.2 22.2 11.2 10.1 23.2 15.0 9.0 TOTAL .277/.361/.464/.825 .993/.773 .870 .816 19/2 35/12
ERA-K/9 5.40/9.9 0.63/7.6 2.84/8.6 9.39/3.5 4.37/7.9 4.63/11.5 1.74/8.7 7.61/5.3 0.00/4.8 5.00/10.0 4.70/7.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 130/.305 64/.212 24/.174 45/.382 98/.277 54/.227 46/.211 116/.303 52/.128 42/.333 .264
OPS .853 .632 .522 1.023 .698 .745 .649 .913 .382 .921 .764
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 40/.749 38/.574 10/.200 21/1.134 63/.742 23/.467 25/.440 65/.976 34/.402 22/.511 .728
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 90/.900 26/.718 14/.769 24/.923 35/.620 31/.967 21/.899 51/.833 18/.343 20/1.394 .802
Road 54/1.042 31/.875 18/.706 27/.890 49/.850 29/.577 21/.881 72/.883 24/.303 21/1.165
Last 28d days 130/.853 64/.632 24/.522 45/1.023 98/.698 54/.745 46/.649 116/.913 52/.382 42/.921
HR/SB/CS 5/1/5 0/3/1 1/0/0 0/1/0 2/5/2 2/0/0 1/1/0 5/7/0 0/3/0 2/2/0 25/34/8
Usage ····X··· X·X·X·o· o··X·X·o ···XoX·· ··X····X ·X··XX·· ····X·X· X····X·· ooo··X·· ·X·X·o·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.