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

RedSox, 62-45, 2nd, 3½ GB, 2 up in WC

SP: Josh Beckett (29, RHP, 13-4, 3.27)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. NYY Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (13-4) 143.0 125 59 52 39 132 10 3.27
2008 (12-10) 174.1 173 80 78 34 172 18 4.03
2007 (20-7) 200.2 189 76 73 40 194 17 3.27
Last 7 GS 5-1 51.2 42 14 14 7 44 3 2.44 64
2009-08-01 @BAL W 7.0 6 0 0 2 5 0 107 68
2009-07-27 OAK W 7.0 8 3 3 1 10 0 103 58
2009-07-21 @TEX L 8.0 7 4 4 1 7 0 104 58
2009-07-12 KCR W 9.0 3 0 0 0 7 0 94 88
2009-07-07 OAK W 6.2 6 2 2 1 4 1 107 57
2009-07-01 @BAL ND 7.0 6 5 5 2 5 2 107 48
2009-06-26 @ATL W 7.0 6 0 0 0 6 0 98 71
Last 5 v.NYY 3-1 30.0 34 15 15 10 26 3 4.50 50
2009-06-09 NYY W 6.0 1 0 0 2 8 0 93 76
2009-05-05 @NYY W 6.0 10 3 3 1 5 1 108 44
2009-04-25 NYY ND 5.0 10 8 8 4 3 2 116 14
2008-07-25 NYY L 7.0 9 1 1 1 6 0 110 60
2008-07-04 @NYY W 6.0 4 3 3 2 4 0 102 54
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   35-17   Road:   27-28   ExtrInn: 4-5 
 vsRHP:  40-31   vsLHP:  22-14   1-Run:  16-14
 vsEast: 28-15   vsCntrl:13-5    vsWest: 10-18 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/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
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
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20: 9-11   Last 30:15-15
Yankees, 66-42, 1st, 3½ up

SP: A.J. Burnett (32, RHP, 10-5, 3.89)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (10-5) 132.0 119 61 57 65 117 15 3.89
2008 (18-10) 221.1 211 109 100 86 231 19 4.07
2007 (10-8) 165.2 131 74 69 66 176 23 3.75
Last 7 GS 5-1 45.0 38 17 16 21 35 2 3.20 56
2009-08-01 @CHW L 4.2 10 7 7 2 4 0 106 18
2009-07-27 @TBR W 7.0 2 1 0 2 5 0 114 74
2009-07-22 BAL W 7.0 6 2 2 3 6 0 104 60
2009-07-17 DET ND 6.0 6 3 3 5 1 1 104 44
2009-07-08 @MIN W 6.1 7 2 2 4 2 0 100 49
2009-07-03 TOR W 7.0 6 2 2 2 7 1 112 62
2009-06-27 @NYM W 7.0 1 0 0 3 10 0 108 82
Last 5 v.BOS 1-1 27.2 31 22 19 16 23 5 6.18 43
2009-06-09 @BOS L 2.2 5 5 3 5 1 1 84 28
2009-04-25 @BOS ND 5.0 8 8 8 3 3 2 91 19
2008-09-19 BOS ND 7.0 8 3 3 2 6 0 121 53
2008-09-13 @BOS W 6.0 3 1 0 3 6 0 102 67
2008-08-24 BOS ND 7.0 7 5 5 3 7 2 109 47
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   36-17   Road:   30-25   ExtrInn: 4-3 
 vsRHP:  43-29   vsLHP:  23-13   1-Run:  15-12
 vsEast: 23-18   vsCntrl:20-8    vsWest: 13-8  IL:10-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
108 Thu, Aug  6   BOS  W  13-6       66-42  1st  3.5 up
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
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:15-5    Last 30:21-9 
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 8-1; 2008 - Tied 9-9; 2007 - NYY won 10-8; All-Time - NYY leads 1109-932

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  5.68

FLA  4.53

SDP  3.71

RA/G

SFG  3.64

PHI  4.60

WSN  5.45

BA

I. Suzuki  .365

B. Butler  .291

A. Casilla  .166

OBP

A. Pujols  .446

C. Counsell  .364

R. Cedeno  .219

SLG

A. Pujols  .687

V. Martinez  .477

A. Casilla  .204

OPS

A. Pujols  1.133

C. Crawford  .838

A. Casilla  .464

ERA

C. Carpenter  2.10

N. Blackburn  3.83

T. Wellemeyer  5.67

K/9IP

T. Lincecum  10.97

J. Happ  6.73

N. Blackburn  3.76

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

RedSox Batters (5.23 RS/G) vs. Yankees Pitchers (4.84 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 34.Burnett
G/S/vB
91.Aceves
G/S/vB
38.Bruney
G/S/vB
62.Chamberlain
G/S/vB
28.Claggett
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 13/.308 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 7/.572 4/.500 ··· 24/.610 121/41 .261/.322/.441/.764 .775/.742 .778 32/.594 0/0 5/2
44.Bay G/S/vP 20/.956 6/2.333 3/.000 9/1.810 ··· 1/.000 4/.500 2/no AB 9/.236 28/1.203 5/1.000 3/2.167 6/.000 441/314 .252/.381/.496/.877 .898/.868 .870 78/.691 11/2 21/0
7.Drew* G/S/vP 25/.840 4/.750 5/.000 14/.071 ··· 2/.500 6/3.000 ··· 3/.000 30/1.126 6/.666 3/.000 7/.715 373/286 .248/.365/.452/.817 .731/.842 .765 67/.635 2/2 12/2
46.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 18/.722 5/1.800 4/.250 12/.432 ··· 3/.666 5/1.267 1/.000 ··· 11/1.145 5/.650 3/.666 ··· 446/312 .301/.351/.412/.763 .726/.778 .750 91/.800 48/8 6/2
22.Green G/S/vP 10/.900 3/.000 1/.000 5/.800 ··· ··· 3/.000 1/.000 ··· 3/.666 3/.333 ··· 7/.334 262/198 .238/.304/.374/.678 .620/.698 .584 41/.387 1/4 5/13
11.Kotchman* G/S/vP 10/.700 1/.000 2/no AB 3/.666 ··· 1/.000 4/.250 ··· ··· 2/1.500 6/1.200 ··· 4/.500 337/236 .281/.353/.408/.761 .660/.805 .786 57/.857 0/0 7/0
25.Lowell G/S/vP 23/.554 4/.000 7/.286 14/1.121 ··· ··· 4/1.750 1/.000 1/.000 27/.798 11/.855 3/1.000 10/.400 334/232 .296/.335/.482/.818 .938/.766 .738 52/.979 0/1 11/9
12.Lowrie# G/S/vP 12/.417 2/.500 2/.000 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 6/.533 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 61/45 .145/.213/.236/.449 .741/.349 .565 41/.568 0/0 1/1
41.Martinez# G/S/vP 17/.804 1/.000 1/no AB 6/1.333 1/.000 ··· 3/1.000 ··· ··· 12/.717 10/.400 1/.000 4/.500 456/312 .294/.373/.477/.850 .850/.851 .894 87/.764 0/0 16/3
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 28/.879 2/.500 2/no AB 12/.606 ··· 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 83/.742 0/2 15/1
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 28/.974 3/.666 8/.393 14/1.238 ··· 2/1.500 7/.143 2/.500 ··· 29/.448 8/.250 4/1.250 7/.143 475/342 .302/.372/.430/.802 .769/.814 .765 97/.831 14/6 8/6
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 21/.937 2/.000 5/.650 7/.629 ··· 1/.000 3/.000 1/.000 ··· 61/.910 36/.785 2/.000 15/.508 330/233 .229/.339/.441/.780 .913/.735 .682 70/.607 0/0 13/3
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 26/.607 4/1.750 7/.821 11/.969 ··· 2/.000 7/1.119 1/2.000 ··· 30/1.249 11/.788 3/.000 10/.733 398/285 .312/.422/.580/1.002 1.076/.973 1.074 90/1.139 4/2 20/3
IP 132.0 50.1 20.2 115.2 2.2 45.0 65.0 11.1 18.0 134.1 46.0 30.2 155.0 TOTAL .266/.349/.445/.794 .827/.781 .756 .790 85/28 127/70
ERA-K/9 3.89/8.0 3.58/7.3 6.10/10.9 3.73/7.9 33.75/10.0 4.80/7.0 3.60/9.7 3.18/5.6 7.50/4.5 4.35/6.6 1.96/9.8 3.52/13.2 3.95/6.6 4.48/7.6

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 572/.242 205/.223 95/.259 483/.254 16/.643 179/.218 272/.228 42/.194 88/.395 580/.270 178/.203 129/.205 638/.247 .256
OPS .721 .672 .826 .750 1.973 .696 .683 .615 .938 .750 .556 .676 .696 .753
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 305/.688 91/.577 49/.674 270/.726 9/2.635 100/.642 125/.769 21/.984 46/1.126 168/.671 85/.483 57/.607 145/.679 .742
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 267/.757 114/.747 46/.999 213/.778 7/1.286 79/.765 147/.613 21/.246 42/.728 412/.783 93/.621 72/.730 493/.702 .761
Home 288/.759 113/.619 42/.958 250/.773 16/1.973 93/.551 119/.800 6/2.333 48/.809 331/.819 110/.564 58/.460 291/.678
Last 28d days 111/.662 32/.861 29/1.340 105/.563 / 35/1.009 54/.518 24/.500 88/.938 124/.624 35/.447 38/.816 143/.923
HR/SB/CS 15/16/8 8/6/2 4/2/0 13/18/7 2/0/0 7/2/1 7/3/1 0/2/0 2/2/0 16/12/6 5/1/0 3/2/2 14/9/6 127/96/39
Usage ·····X·· ·X····X· ·····X·· X······· X······· oo···X·o ·XX·o··X X····oX· ·X····X· ··X····X ··X·X··· XX···oX· ····X···
Yankees Batters (5.62 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.44 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 19.Beckett
G/S/vB
60.Bard
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
29.Smoltz
G/S/vB
40.Traber*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
53.Cabrera# G/S/vP 39/.814 ··· 6/.167 5/.800 14/1.038 9/.575 9/1.792 2/1.000 4/.666 2/1.000 4/.500 ··· 343/226 .284/.347/.451/.798 .878/.758 .806 77/.904 5/2 11/3
24.Cano* G/S/vP 42/1.010 1/.000 5/.000 10/.800 17/.411 12/1.333 12/.606 3/.666 5/1.100 1/.000 ··· ··· 452/298 .308/.343/.495/.838 .889/.812 .849 87/.886 4/5 16/4
18.Damon* G/S/vP 45/.902 ··· ··· 5/.400 21/1.113 10/.500 14/.143 6/.167 5/1.400 2/.000 9/.222 ··· 432/293 .283/.369/.508/.877 .761/.934 .952 85/.848 8/0 20/4
17.Hairston G/S/vP 7/.572 ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/no AB 6/.500 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 351/241 .257/.311/.397/.708 .744/.692 .770 65/.702 7/3 8/10
14.Hinske* G/S/vP 20/.600 ··· 5/.200 2/.000 3/.000 2/1.000 5/1.000 ··· ··· ··· 3/.000 ··· 154/119 .262/.370/.469/.839 1.000/.794 .932 22/1.213 0/0 6/0
2.Jeter G/S/vP 47/.757 ··· 3/1.334 7/.453 21/.731 7/1.238 16/.683 6/1.000 2/.500 2/.000 5/.600 1/.000 477/341 .318/.391/.447/.838 1.097/.737 .896 105/.804 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 ··· 3/.000 336/238 .262/.366/.500/.866 .913/.846 .798 70/.820 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 ··· ··· 69/52 .246/.324/.344/.668 .828/.615 .532 20/.535 0/0 1/1
20.Posada# G/S/vP 30/.724 ··· 5/.200 7/1.096 9/.583 9/.347 8/.375 2/no AB 5/1.467 1/.000 3/1.666 3/.000 287/199 .272/.352/.488/.840 .861/.831 .993 70/.683 1/0 14/5
13.Rodriguez G/S/vP 41/.862 1/.000 5/1.400 8/.625 12/.349 6/.750 10/1.250 6/.333 3/.333 ··· 5/.400 5/1.850 332/240 .261/.392/.511/.903 .936/.890 .893 93/.867 7/1 19/6
33.Swisher# G/S/vP 19/.921 ··· 2/.500 7/.429 15/.878 4/.250 3/.333 3/1.000 2/2.500 1/.000 4/.500 ··· 396/254 .243/.371/.483/.853 .872/.839 .702 67/.950 0/0 18/6
25.Teixeira# G/S/vP 18/.543 1/.000 ··· 4/.250 9/.778 5/1.100 7/.143 9/.000 3/3.334 ··· 2/1.000 2/3.500 475/331 .284/.379/.553/.932 .886/.932 1.025 100/.904 2/0 28/1
IP 143.0 32.0 19.1 44.1 140.0 45.1 46.0 116.0 47.1 39.0 40.0 3.2 TOTAL .277/.358/.473/.831 .866/.816 .847 .847 71/20 159/72
ERA-K/9 3.27/8.3 2.25/11.2 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 3.23/7.6 8.33/7.4 12.27/2.4 4.12/7.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 585/.234 132/.193 96/.337 196/.253 591/.252 189/.222 199/.229 514/.290 196/.218 168/.248 164/.323 / .263
OPS .634 .552 .935 .685 .688 .665 .645 .822 .644 .731 .891 .737
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 338/.674 63/.581 44/.897 102/.550 158/.757 88/.458 112/.498 263/.812 97/.758 88/.524 85/1.094 / .728
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 247/.581 69/.526 52/.971 94/.827 433/.663 101/.860 87/.828 251/.833 99/.534 80/.966 79/.681 / .745
Road 308/.704 82/.662 68/.988 95/.759 292/.679 114/.603 99/.681 246/.875 106/.565 85/.780 90/.925 /
Last 28d days 118/.548 37/.525 96/.935 47/.752 142/.582 37/.964 32/.483 96/.901 42/.752 34/.589 96/.973 /
HR/SB/CS 10/12/1 1/3/0 3/3/0 1/7/1 13/14/6 5/0/0 4/10/1 16/21/2 4/5/0 5/7/2 6/1/0 // 94/109/19
Usage ·····X·· ··X··o·o ····X··· ·oo·X··X ··X····X ·Xo··XX· ··o···XX ·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.