You Are Here > Baseball-Reference.com > Game Previews > BOS @ NYY, Thursday, August 6, 2009



Game Preview: BOS @ NYY, 7:05pm, Thursday, August 6, 2009 @Yankee Stadium III

RedSox, 62-44, 2nd, 2½ GB, 3 up in WC

SP: John Smoltz (42, RHP, 2-4, 7.12)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. NYY Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (2-4) 36.2 50 29 29 5 30 6 7.12
2008 (3-2) 28.0 25 8 8 8 36 2 2.57
2007 (14-8) 205.2 196 78 71 47 197 18 3.11
Last 7 GS 2-4 36.2 50 29 29 5 30 6 7.12 41
2009-07-31 @BAL W 6.0 8 5 5 0 2 2 87 38
2009-07-26 BAL L 5.0 9 6 6 1 6 1 83 30
2009-07-20 @TEX L 5.2 9 6 6 0 5 3 96 32
2009-07-11 KCR W 5.0 4 1 1 1 7 0 97 61
2009-07-06 OAK L 6.0 10 5 5 1 3 0 99 34
2009-06-30 @BAL ND 4.0 3 1 1 1 2 0 52 53
2009-06-25 @WSN L 5.0 7 5 5 1 5 0 92 37
Last 5 v.NYY 0-0 10.0 12 5 5 4 9 1 4.50 49
2006-06-28 @NYY ND 7.0 6 1 1 2 5 0 110 64
2001-06-09 @NYY ND 3.0 6 4 4 2 4 1 70 33
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   35-17   Road:   27-27   ExtrInn: 4-5 
 vsRHP:  40-30   vsLHP:  22-14   1-Run:  16-14
 vsEast: 28-14   vsCntrl:13-5    vsWest: 10-18 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/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
100 Wed, Jul 29   OAK  L   6-8       58-42  2nd  3.5 gb
 99 Tue, Jul 28   OAK  L   8-9 (11)  58-41  2nd  2.5 gb
 98 Mon, Jul 27   OAK  W   8-3       58-40  2nd  2.5 gb
 97 Sun, Jul 26   BAL  L   2-6       57-40  2nd  2.5 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:15-15
Yankees, 65-42, 1st, 2½ up

SP: Joba Chamberlain (23, RHP, 7-2, 3.58)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (7-2) 110.2 105 54 44 50 97 13 3.58
2008 (4-3) 100.1 87 32 29 39 118 5 2.60
2007 (2-0) 24.0 12 2 1 6 34 1 0.38
Last 7 GS 4-0 41.1 42 21 14 13 33 6 3.05 52
2009-07-29 @TBR W 8.0 3 0 0 2 5 0 101 79
2009-07-24 OAK W 7.0 2 1 1 3 6 0 100 72
2009-07-19 DET W 6.2 3 1 1 3 8 1 107 69
2009-07-10 @LAA ND 4.1 9 5 4 1 4 1 94 30
2009-07-05 TOR ND 3.2 9 8 3 1 1 2 86 21
2009-06-30 SEA ND 5.1 9 3 3 3 4 1 96 39
2009-06-24 @ATL W 6.1 7 3 2 0 5 1 99 54
Last 5 v.BOS 1-1 24.0 22 9 8 11 28 1 3.00 56
2009-05-05 BOS L 5.2 6 4 4 2 12 1 108 51
2009-04-24 @BOS ND 5.1 9 2 1 4 2 0 91 42
2008-07-25 @BOS W 7.0 3 0 0 1 9 0 102 79
2008-07-06 BOS ND 6.0 4 3 3 4 5 0 101 53
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   35-17   Road:   30-25   ExtrInn: 4-3 
 vsRHP:  42-29   vsLHP:  23-13   1-Run:  15-12
 vsEast: 22-18   vsCntrl:20-8    vsWest: 13-8  IL:10-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
107 Wed, Aug  5  @TOR  W   8-4       65-42  1st  2.5 up
106 Tue, Aug  4  @TOR  W   5-3       64-42  1st  1.5 up
105 Sun, Aug  2  @CHW  W   8-5       63-42  1st  0.5 up
104 Sat, Aug  1  @CHW  L   4-14      62-42  1st  0.5 up
103 Fri, Jul 31  @CHW  L   5-10      62-41  1st  1.5 up
102 Thu, Jul 30  @CHW  L   2-3       62-40  1st  2.5 up
101 Wed, Jul 29  @TBR  W   6-2       62-39  1st  3.5 up
100 Tue, Jul 28  @TBR  L   2-6       61-39  1st  2.5 up
 99 Mon, Jul 27  @TBR  W  11-4       61-38  1st  2.5 up
 98 Sun, Jul 26   OAK  W   7-5       60-38  1st  2.5 up
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:14-6    Last 30:20-10
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Thu, Jun 11, 2009 BOS  4  NYY  3        W:Takashi Saito (1-0), L: C.C. Sabathia (5-4), S: Jonathan Papelbon (16)
Wed, Jun 10, 2009 BOS  6  NYY  5        W:Tim Wakefield (8-3), L: Chien-Ming Wang (0-4), S: Jonathan Papelbon (15)
Tue, Jun 09, 2009 BOS  7  NYY  0        W:Josh Beckett (7-2), L: A.J. Burnett (4-3), S: none
Tue, May 05, 2009 BOS  7 @NYY  3        W:Josh Beckett (3-2), L: Joba Chamberlain (1-1), S: none
Mon, May 04, 2009 BOS  6 @NYY  4        W:Jon Lester (2-2), L: Philip Hughes (1-1), S: Jonathan Papelbon (7)
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)
Season Series: 2009 - BOS leads 8-0; 2008 - Tied 9-9; 2007 - NYY won 10-8; All-Time - NYY leads 1108-932

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  5.71

FLA  4.54

SDP  3.72

RA/G

SFG  3.62

NYM  4.63

WSN  5.47

BA

I. Suzuki  .364

C. Counsell  .292

A. Casilla  .166

OBP

A. Pujols  .443

C. Blake  .363

R. Cedeno  .219

SLG

A. Pujols  .682

I. Suzuki  .476

A. Casilla  .204

OPS

A. Pujols  1.125

C. Blake  .839

A. Casilla  .464

ERA

C. Carpenter  2.10

N. Blackburn  3.83

T. Wellemeyer  5.67

K/9IP

T. Lincecum  10.97

J. Cueto  6.75

J. Lannan  3.66

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

RedSox Batters (5.23 RS/G) vs. Yankees Pitchers (4.83 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 62.Chamberlain
G/S/vB
91.Aceves
G/S/vB
38.Bruney
G/S/vB
34.Burnett
G/S/vB
48.Coke*
G/S/vB
65.Hughes
G/S/vB
39.Melancon
G/S/vB
45.Mitre
G/S/vB
46.Pettitte*
G/S/vB
42.Rivera
G/S/vB
30.Robertson
G/S/vB
52.Sabathia*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
5.Baldelli G/S/vP 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 13/.308 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 7/.572 4/.500 ··· 24/.610 118/40 .269/.331/.454/.784 .796/.761 .813 29/.655 0/0 5/2
44.Bay G/S/vP 9/1.810 6/2.333 3/.000 20/.956 1/.000 4/.500 2/no AB 9/.236 28/1.203 5/1.000 3/2.167 6/.000 437/313 .252/.382/.490/.872 .876/.871 .862 78/.656 11/2 21/0
7.Drew* G/S/vP 14/.071 4/.750 5/.000 25/.840 2/.500 6/3.000 ··· 3/.000 30/1.126 6/.666 3/.000 7/.715 372/286 .248/.363/.452/.815 .724/.842 .762 71/.579 2/2 12/2
46.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 12/.432 5/1.800 4/.250 18/.722 3/.666 5/1.267 1/.000 ··· 11/1.145 5/.650 3/.666 ··· 441/311 .303/.352/.413/.765 .725/.781 .753 90/.773 48/8 6/2
22.Green G/S/vP 5/.800 3/.000 1/.000 10/.900 ··· 3/.000 1/.000 ··· 3/.666 3/.333 ··· 7/.334 262/198 .238/.304/.374/.678 .620/.698 .584 45/.476 1/4 5/12
11.Kotchman* G/S/vP 3/.666 1/.000 2/no AB 10/.700 1/.000 4/.250 ··· ··· 2/1.500 6/1.200 ··· 4/.500 337/236 .281/.353/.408/.761 .660/.805 .786 62/.842 0/0 6/0
25.Lowell G/S/vP 14/1.121 4/.000 7/.286 23/.554 ··· 4/1.750 1/.000 1/.000 27/.798 11/.855 3/1.000 10/.400 330/231 .300/.339/.489/.828 .968/.770 .755 48/1.068 0/1 11/9
12.Lowrie# G/S/vP 2/.000 2/.500 2/.000 12/.417 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 6/.533 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 57/44 .137/.211/.235/.446 .762/.357 .574 37/.577 0/0 1/1
41.Martinez# G/S/vP 6/1.333 1/.000 1/no AB 17/.804 ··· 3/1.000 ··· ··· 12/.717 10/.400 1/.000 4/.500 452/311 .292/.372/.467/.839 .828/.844 .875 88/.694 0/0 16/3
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 12/.606 2/.500 2/no AB 28/.879 6/.167 4/3.000 2/.500 ··· 52/.969 24/.811 1/2.000 22/1.031 410/284 .225/.312/.421/.734 .745/.728 .621 87/.786 0/2 15/1
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 14/1.238 3/.666 8/.393 28/.974 2/1.500 7/.143 2/.500 ··· 29/.448 8/.250 4/1.250 7/.143 471/341 .304/.373/.433/.806 .789/.812 .773 98/.916 14/6 7/6
68.Reddick* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 17/14 .313/.353/.688/1.040 1.667/.929 1.040 17/1.040 0/0 1/0
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 7/.629 2/.000 5/.650 21/.937 1/.000 3/.000 1/.000 ··· 61/.910 36/.785 2/.000 15/.508 326/232 .229/.340/.440/.780 .909/.738 .679 70/.609 0/0 13/3
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 11/.969 4/1.750 7/.821 26/.607 2/.000 7/1.119 1/2.000 ··· 30/1.249 11/.788 3/.000 10/.733 394/284 .313/.424/.581/1.004 1.077/.977 1.081 91/1.149 4/2 20/3
IP 110.2 50.1 20.2 132.0 44.0 65.0 10.0 18.0 134.1 46.0 30.0 155.0 TOTAL .267/.350/.445/.795 .827/.782 .756 .796 85/28 125/70
ERA-K/9 3.58/7.9 3.58/7.3 6.10/10.9 3.89/8.0 4.91/7.2 3.60/9.7 3.60/5.4 7.50/4.5 4.35/6.6 1.96/9.8 3.60/12.6 3.95/6.6 4.49/7.6

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 483/.254 198/.227 95/.259 572/.242 177/.221 268/.228 42/.194 66/.393 580/.270 178/.203 125/.204 638/.247 .255
OPS .750 .670 .826 .721 .705 .686 .615 .916 .750 .556 .682 .696 .752
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 270/.726 90/.584 49/.674 305/.688 98/.656 125/.769 21/.984 38/.934 168/.671 85/.483 55/.631 145/.679 .739
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 213/.778 108/.741 46/.999 267/.757 79/.765 143/.617 21/.246 28/.893 412/.783 93/.621 70/.722 493/.702 .763
Home 250/.773 113/.619 42/.958 288/.759 93/.551 119/.800 6/2.333 48/.809 331/.819 110/.564 58/.460 291/.678
Last 28d days 105/.563 42/.894 29/1.340 111/.662 36/1.039 53/.489 24/.500 66/.916 124/.624 39/.453 40/.836 143/.923
HR/SB/CS 13/18/7 7/6/2 4/2/0 15/16/8 7/2/1 7/3/1 0/2/0 1/2/0 16/12/6 5/1/0 3/2/2 14/9/6 125/96/39
Usage ·······X X····X·· ····X··o ····X··· o···X·o· XX·o··X· ····oX·· X····X·· ·X····X· ·X·X···o X···oX·· ···X····
Yankees Batters (5.55 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.36 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 29.Smoltz
G/S/vB
60.Bard
G/S/vB
19.Beckett
G/S/vB
61.Buchholz
G/S/vB
17.Delcarmen
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/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
53.Cabrera# G/S/vP 4/.500 ··· 39/.814 6/.167 5/.800 14/1.038 9/.575 9/1.792 2/1.000 4/.666 2/1.000 339/225 .288/.351/.457/.808 .904/.761 .806 77/.947 5/2 10/3
24.Cano* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 42/1.010 5/.000 10/.800 17/.411 12/1.333 12/.606 3/.666 5/1.100 1/.000 448/298 .306/.342/.491/.832 .872/.812 .849 87/.850 4/5 16/4
18.Damon* G/S/vP 9/.222 ··· 45/.902 ··· 5/.400 21/1.113 10/.500 14/.143 6/.167 5/1.400 2/.000 427/292 .279/.366/.499/.865 .730/.930 .952 80/.781 8/0 19/4
17.Hairston G/S/vP 1/.000 ··· 7/.572 ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/no AB 6/.500 ··· ··· 349/241 .258/.310/.398/.708 .745/.692 .770 63/.703 7/3 8/10
14.Hinske* G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 20/.600 5/.200 2/.000 3/.000 2/1.000 5/1.000 ··· ··· ··· 153/119 .262/.373/.469/.842 1.013/.794 .932 21/1.228 0/0 6/0
2.Jeter G/S/vP 5/.600 ··· 47/.757 3/1.334 7/.453 21/.731 7/1.238 16/.683 6/1.000 2/.500 2/.000 472/340 .319/.393/.450/.843 1.117/.739 .896 105/.818 19/4 11/6
55.Matsui* G/S/vP ··· ··· 21/.538 5/1.800 3/.666 3/.000 9/.583 6/.000 3/1.167 3/1.000 2/1.000 335/237 .260/.364/.498/.862 .913/.841 .798 69/.801 0/0 16/
26.Molina G/S/vP ··· ··· 13/.308 2/1.500 3/.000 13/.993 2/.500 3/.833 5/1.000 ··· 1/.000 65/51 .254/.313/.356/.668 .917/.600 .532 16/.517 0/0 1/1
20.Posada# G/S/vP 3/1.666 ··· 30/.724 5/.200 7/1.096 9/.583 9/.347 8/.375 2/no AB 5/1.467 1/.000 287/199 .272/.352/.488/.840 .861/.831 .993 74/.691 1/0 13/5
12.Ransom G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB 6/1.300 ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 1/no AB 86/45 .190/.256/.329/.585 .456/.704 .718 20/.762 2/0 0/4
13.Rodriguez G/S/vP 5/.400 1/.000 41/.862 5/1.400 8/.625 12/.349 6/.750 10/1.250 6/.333 3/.333 ··· 327/239 .265/.394/.519/.913 .986/.887 .893 92/.900 7/1 19/6
33.Swisher# G/S/vP 4/.500 ··· 19/.921 2/.500 7/.429 15/.878 4/.250 3/.333 3/1.000 2/2.500 1/.000 391/253 .241/.370/.475/.845 .839/.843 .702 67/.826 0/0 18/6
25.Teixeira# G/S/vP 2/1.000 1/.000 18/.543 ··· 4/.250 9/.778 5/1.100 7/.143 9/.000 3/3.334 ··· 470/330 .285/.381/.557/.938 .915/.929 1.025 99/.947 2/0 27/1
IP 36.2 32.0 143.0 19.1 44.1 140.0 45.1 46.0 116.0 47.1 38.0 TOTAL .277/.359/.472/.831 .869/.815 .847 .840 71/20 157/72
ERA-K/9 7.12/7.4 2.25/11.2 3.27/8.3 6.05/6.5 3.05/6.3 3.79/10.2 2.98/8.3 1.96/9.4 5.20/6.0 2.28/6.3 3.32/7.8 4.10/7.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 164/.323 132/.193 585/.234 96/.337 192/.253 591/.252 185/.226 199/.229 489/.291 196/.218 168/.248 .263
OPS .891 .552 .634 .935 .671 .688 .672 .645 .814 .644 .731 .735
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 85/1.094 63/.581 338/.674 44/.897 100/.562 158/.757 87/.463 112/.498 254/.786 97/.758 88/.524 .726
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 79/.681 69/.526 247/.581 52/.971 92/.786 433/.663 98/.873 87/.828 235/.845 99/.534 80/.966 .744
Road 90/.925 82/.662 308/.704 68/.988 91/.731 292/.679 110/.614 99/.681 221/.863 106/.565 85/.780
Last 28d days 96/.973 41/.470 118/.548 96/.935 47/.773 142/.582 33/1.041 32/.483 93/.821 51/.807 34/.589
HR/SB/CS 6/1/0 1/3/0 10/12/1 3/3/0 0/7/1 13/14/6 5/0/0 4/10/1 13/18/1 4/5/0 5/7/2 90/106/18
Usage ·····X·· ·X··o·o· ····X··· ···X···· oo·X··X· ·X····X· Xo··XX·· ·o···XX· X······X ·X·X·o·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.