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Game Preview: BOS @ PHI, 7:05pm, Friday, June 12, 2009 @Citizens Bank Park

RedSox, 36-24, 1st, 2 up

SP: Jon Lester (25, LHP, 5-5, 5.09)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. PHI Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (5-5) 74.1 79 42 42 26 85 11 5.09
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 4-3 44.1 43 24 24 16 52 6 4.87 52
2009-06-06 TEX W 9.0 2 1 1 2 11 0 107 88
2009-05-31 @TOR W 6.0 3 1 1 3 12 0 115 71
2009-05-26 @MIN L 6.0 6 5 5 3 4 1 100 41
2009-05-21 TOR W 6.1 8 1 1 2 4 0 109 55
2009-05-15 @SEA L 5.2 8 5 5 3 5 2 104 35
2009-05-09 TBR L 4.1 10 8 8 1 6 1 89 16
2009-05-04 @NYY W 7.0 6 3 3 2 10 2 111 61
Last 5 v.PHI 1-0 7.0 6 0 0 1 5 0 0.00 69
2008-06-17 @PHI W 7.0 6 0 0 1 5 0 99 69
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   21-8    Road:   15-16   ExtrInn: 2-2 
 vsRHP:  21-17   vsLHP:  15-7    1-Run:  10-8 
 vsEast: 20-8    vsCntrl:10-4    vsWest:  5-10 IL: 1-2 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 60 Thu, Jun 11   NYY  W   4-3       36-24  1st  2.0 up
 59 Wed, Jun 10   NYY  W   6-5       35-24  1st  1.0 up
 58 Tue, Jun  9   NYY  W   7-0       34-24  1st    Tied
 57 Sun, Jun  7   TEX  L   3-6       33-24  2nd  0.5 gb
 56 Sat, Jun  6   TEX  W   8-1       33-23  1st  0.5 up
 55 Fri, Jun  5   TEX  L   1-5       32-23  2nd  0.5 gb
 54 Thu, Jun  4  @DET  W   6-3       32-22  1st    Tied
 53 Wed, Jun  3  @DET  W  10-5       31-22  1st    Tied
 52 Tue, Jun  2  @DET  W   5-1       30-22  2nd  1.0 gb
 51 Sun, May 31  @TOR  W   8-2       29-22  2nd  0.5 gb
 Last 10: 8-2    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:17-13
Phillies, 35-23, 1st, 4 up

SP: Joe Blanton (28, RHP, 4-3, 5.46)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (4-3) 64.1 73 39 39 21 58 12 5.46
2008 (9-12) 197.2 211 110 103 66 111 22 4.69
2007 (14-10) 230.0 240 106 101 40 140 16 3.95
Last 7 GS 4-1 44.0 40 20 20 14 38 6 4.09 54
2009-06-06 @LAD ND 6.0 5 1 1 1 5 1 107 62
2009-06-01 @SDP W 7.0 6 3 3 1 5 2 95 57
2009-05-26 FLA W 7.0 5 0 0 2 11 0 114 76
2009-05-21 @CIN W 5.0 7 5 5 1 4 1 97 36
2009-05-15 @WSN ND 5.0 5 4 4 6 5 0 102 40
2009-05-09 ATL L 8.0 8 6 6 1 5 2 110 46
2009-05-04 @STL W 6.0 4 1 1 2 3 0 101 61
Last 5 v.BOS 1-2 30.0 34 14 14 12 19 2 4.20 48
2008-05-25 BOS W 6.0 5 3 3 4 7 1 107 53
2008-04-01 BOS L 6.0 7 2 2 1 3 0 99 52
2008-03-25 BOS ND 5.2 7 3 3 1 3 0 94 45
2007-09-26 @BOS ND 5.0 11 5 5 3 4 0 93 26
2007-06-07 BOS L 7.1 4 1 1 3 2 1 117 65
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   12-14   Road:   23-9    ExtrInn: 6-2 
 vsRHP:  20-17   vsLHP:  15-6    1-Run:   8-6 
 vsEast: 19-12   vsCntrl: 5-3    vsWest:  9-7  IL: 2-1 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 58 Thu, Jun 11  @NYM  W   6-3 (10)  35-23  1st  4.0 up
 57 Wed, Jun 10  @NYM  W   5-4 (11)  34-23  1st  3.0 up
 56 Tue, Jun  9  @NYM  L   5-6       33-23  1st  2.0 up
 55 Sun, Jun  7  @LAD  W   7-2       33-22  1st  3.0 up
 54 Sat, Jun  6  @LAD  L   2-3 (12)  32-22  1st  3.0 up
 53 Fri, Jun  5  @LAD  L   3-4       32-21  1st  3.0 up
 52 Thu, Jun  4  @LAD  W   3-0       32-20  1st  4.0 up
 51 Wed, Jun  3  @SDP  W   5-1       31-20  1st  3.0 up
 50 Tue, Jun  2  @SDP  W  10-5       30-20  1st  2.5 up
 49 Mon, Jun  1  @SDP  W   5-3       29-20  1st  1.5 up
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:14-6    Last 30:20-10
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Wed, Jun 18, 2008 BOS  7 @PHI  4        W:Justin Masterson (4-1), L: Kyle Kendrick (6-3), S: Jonathan Papelbon (21)
Tue, Jun 17, 2008 BOS  3 @PHI  0        W:Jon Lester (6-3), L: Jamie Moyer (7-4), S: Jonathan Papelbon (20)
Mon, Jun 16, 2008 PHI  8  BOS  2        W:Cole Hamels (7-4), L: Bartolo Colon (4-2), S: none
Mon, Jun 26, 2006 BOS  8  PHI  7 (12)   W:Craig Hansen (1-0), L: Clay Condrey (1-2), S: none
Sat, Jun 24, 2006 BOS  5  PHI  3 (10)   W:Jonathan Papelbon (2-1), L: Tom Gordon (2-3), S: none
Fri, Jun 23, 2006 BOS 10  PHI  2        W:Josh Beckett (9-3), L: Ryan Madson (7-5), S: none
Sun, May 21, 2006 PHI 10  BOS  5        W:Cory Lidle (4-4), L: Lenny DiNardo (1-2), S: none
Sat, May 20, 2006 BOS  8 @PHI  4        W:Josh Beckett (6-1), L: Brett Myers (2-2), S: none
Fri, May 19, 2006 BOS  5 @PHI  3        W:Matt Clement (4-3), L: Jon Lieber (3-5), S: Jonathan Papelbon (15)
Sun, Jun 26, 2005 BOS 12 @PHI  8        W:Mike Timlin (2-1), L: Rheal Cormier (2-2), S: none
Season Series: 2009 -  0-0; 2008 - BOS won 2-1; 2007 -  0-0; All-Time - BOS leads 20-14

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

TBR  5.65

WSN  4.53

SEA  3.77

RA/G

LAD  3.77

TBR  4.68

WSN  5.81

BA

J. Bartlett  .373

J. Dye  .276

C. Young  .184

OBP

K. Youkilis  .472

B. Phillips  .347

D. Navarro  .226

SLG

B. Zobrist  .677

M. Holliday  .447

J. Kendall  .269

OPS

B. Zobrist  1.108

M. Cabrera  .793

D. Navarro  .535

ERA

Z. Greinke  1.72

C. Volstad  4.07

F. Carmona  7.42

K/9IP

J. Vazquez  11.21

C. Lee  6.44

J. Karstens  3.54

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RedSox Batters (5.28 RS/G) vs. Phillies Pitchers (4.76 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 56.Blanton
G/S/vB
58.Bastardo*
G/S/vB
55.Condrey
G/S/vB
37.Durbin
G/S/vB
47.Eyre*
G/S/vB
46.Madson
G/S/vB
61.Park
G/S/vB
16.Romero*
G/S/vB
57.Taschner*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
5.Baldelli G/S/vP 8/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 4/.833 4/.000 ··· 62/21 .259/.306/.414/.720 .829/.501 .733 33/.800 0/0 2/2
44.Bay G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.000 1/no AB 3/.667 3/2.334 6/1.700 ··· 1/.000 258/185 .277/.399/.592/.991 .968/1.000 1.024 100/.848 5/1 16/0
7.Drew* G/S/vP 13/.641 ··· 4/1.250 5/1.200 5/.200 7/1.096 22/.914 4/.500 1/.000 214/156 .267/.393/.500/.893 .822/.920 .852 84/.944 1/2 8/1
46.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 11/.364 ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 253/173 .302/.343/.370/.713 .551/.786 .705 93/.701 23/6 1/0
22.Green G/S/vP 6/.167 ··· ··· ··· ··· 5/.800 ··· 1/2.000 ··· 140/100 .279/.336/.419/.754 .651/.796 .682 49/.719 1/3 2/9
11.Kotsay* G/S/vP 1/3.000 ··· 2/.000 4/.250 13/.788 2/2.000 36/.920 10/.522 3/.666 15/13 .286/.333/.500/.833 .000/.968 .000 15/.833 0/0 1/0
16.Kottaras* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 59/45 .212/.271/.346/.617 .225/.744 .515 25/.780 0/0 0/1
25.Lowell G/S/vP 21/.438 ··· 4/.250 6/.733 3/.000 8/.125 9/.111 1/no AB 1/.000 246/180 .292/.325/.502/.827 .876/.810 .705 98/.784 0/1 10/6
23.Lugo G/S/vP 28/.667 ··· 1/3.000 4/1.000 1/.000 5/1.350 10/.644 3/1.000 1/no AB 91/69 .256/.330/.341/.671 .814/.625 .665 40/.444 1/0 1/4
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 24/.975 ··· 1/2.000 6/.500 6/.000 5/.900 11/.717 6/.533 ··· 241/160 .203/.299/.338/.637 .709/.597 .506 84/.665 0/2 4/
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 15/.817 ··· 2/2.500 4/.500 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 1/3.000 270/180 .306/.401/.406/.808 .767/.828 .777 109/.767 10/4 2/4
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 23/.579 ··· 2/.000 9/.583 9/1.194 4/.750 9/.444 8/.250 ··· 186/135 .236/.328/.497/.825 1.050/.759 .771 70/.984 0/0 10/1
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 22/.853 ··· 1/2.000 3/.666 ··· 3/.666 ··· ··· 1/no AB 199/134 .350/.472/.631/1.104 1.159/1.077 1.030 90/.954 3/0 10/1
IP 64.1 11.0 31.2 32.0 14.0 30.1 44.1 5.0 21.2 TOTAL .271/.357/.452/.809 .816/.805 .748 .800 44/19 71/36
ERA-K/9 5.46/8.1 2.45/7.4 2.27/6.0 4.22/7.9 2.57/6.4 2.08/9.5 6.50/6.5 0.00/7.2 3.74/4.6 4.60/7.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 284/.283 46/.256 125/.217 142/.216 62/.196 122/.198 206/.301 20/.235 97/.253 .267
OPS .806 .653 .645 .754 .676 .490 .851 .585 .753 .789
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 125/.784 20/.721 46/.594 62/.856 37/.768 69/.544 111/.858 9/.476 31/.788 .738
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 159/.821 26/.599 79/.675 80/.677 25/.478 53/.423 95/.842 11/.664 66/.731 .826
Home 132/.905 / 61/.602 56/.759 27/1.063 54/.641 90/.932 / 67/.677
Last 28d days 101/.666 46/.653 48/.699 54/.855 27/.505 54/.481 60/.870 20/.585 23/.703
HR/SB/CS 12/1/2 1/0/0 4/1/0 5/2/1 2/0/0 0/0/0 5/2/2 0/1/0 2/4/2 84/31/17
Usage ·····X·· ····X··· X·X··o·· oXX··X·· oo···X·· oo··XX·· ·X··X··· ·Xo··oX· ·o······
Phillies Batters (5.48 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.42 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 31.Lester*
G/S/vB
60.Bard
G/S/vB
17.Delcarmen
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
23.Bako* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 2/1.000 11/.741 ··· ··· 1/1 .000/.000/.000/.000 /.000 1/.000 0/0 0/
4.Bruntlett G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· 1/no AB 55/26 .152/.226/.239/.466 .745/.131 .431 26/.477 0/0 0/1
27.Coste G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· 88/65 .253/.356/.440/.796 .876/.764 1.130 29/.974 0/0 2/0
19.Dobbs* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 2/1.000 ··· ··· 5/1.400 ··· 2/1.000 58/58 .196/.276/.353/.629 /.629 .410 26/.983 1/0 2/0
7.Feliz G/S/vP 3/1.334 ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 38/.378 7/.715 9/.347 221/160 .312/.362/.427/.789 .832/.773 .846 93/.765 0/0 2/3
6.Howard* G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 2/.000 2/1.000 1/.000 3/.000 14/.857 2/.000 1/.000 263/158 .253/.331/.567/.897 .649/1.065 .834 114/.978 2/0 18/1
29.Ibanez* G/S/vP 6/1.333 ··· 4/.000 4/.000 4/.000 3/.333 3/.000 1/.000 ··· 260/165 .322/.377/.674/1.051 1.083/1.033 1.106 114/1.001 4/0 21/1
11.Rollins# G/S/vP 3/1.167 ··· 2/2.000 3/.666 1/3.000 3/1.000 51/.532 2/.000 1/.000 268/180 .226/.262/.333/.596 .560/.613 .571 117/.678 10/4 4/3
51.Ruiz G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· ··· 2/2.000 ··· 1/.000 5/.933 ··· 1/.000 123/93 .287/.410/.475/.885 1.167/.796 1.178 71/.928 3/1 3/2
12.Stairs* G/S/vP 3/.333 ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/1.000 5/.650 15/.641 ··· 1/5.000 48/46 .306/.479/.583/1.062 .500/1.078 1.200 22/.892 0/0 3/0
26.Utley* G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 3/.000 2/.000 2/2.500 19/.806 2/.000 ··· 249/154 .302/.438/.588/1.026 .962/1.066 .972 109/1.084 5/0 15/5
8.Victorino# G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· 3/.666 3/.333 2/.000 ··· 8/.679 ··· 1/.000 263/179 .288/.336/.450/.786 .863/.749 .687 103/.898 10/3 5/0
28.Werth G/S/vP 3/1.334 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 2/2.500 ··· ··· 245/168 .255/.351/.425/.776 .843/.745 .623 106/.614 10/2 8/1
IP 74.1 11.0 26.0 50.0 26.0 27.0 66.0 29.0 21.1 TOTAL .263/.342/.462/.804 .804/.804 .789 .831 45/10 85/19
ERA-K/9 5.09/10.3 0.82/8.2 2.08/6.6 4.14/7.4 2.42/10.0 2.00/9.7 5.32/6.0 1.86/5.0 2.53/8.9 4.18/7.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 320/.273 45/.200 116/.242 218/.290 105/.176 119/.223 298/.305 109/.173 94/.253 .263
OPS .770 .550 .662 .762 .581 .642 .856 .546 .693 .744
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 83/.891 21/.956 67/.586 115/.789 47/.420 63/.515 151/.853 55/.661 47/.420 .719
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 237/.727 24/.216 49/.763 103/.731 58/.722 56/.783 147/.858 54/.438 47/.979 .766
Road 161/.858 31/.574 52/.789 125/.827 62/.481 63/.799 147/.873 61/.474 47/.812
Last 28d days 109/.536 31/.555 37/.658 63/.865 32/.494 46/.655 128/.816 40/.822 31/.513
HR/SB/CS 11/6/5 0/1/0 0/3/1 4/7/4 3/0/0 3/8/0 8/11/1 3/3/0 2/3/0 54/63/14
Usage ·····X·· ··o···X· X·X···o· ····o··o ·X··o··o oX··o··X X·····X· ·Xo·o··· X·····o·

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.