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Game Preview: BOS @ SEA, 10:10pm, Saturday, May 16, 2009 @Safeco Field

RedSox, 21-15, 2nd, 2 GB

SP: Josh Beckett (29, RHP, 3-2, 6.42)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. SEA Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (3-2) 40.2 52 30 29 20 41 4 6.42
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 3-2 40.2 52 30 29 20 41 4 6.42 42
2009-05-10 TBR ND 6.0 6 3 3 3 5 0 118 50
2009-05-05 @NYY W 6.0 10 3 3 1 5 1 108 44
2009-04-30 @TBR L 4.2 10 7 7 3 8 1 113 21
2009-04-25 NYY ND 5.0 10 8 8 4 3 2 116 14
2009-04-18 BAL W 6.0 6 4 3 4 5 0 105 47
2009-04-12 @LAA L 6.0 8 4 4 2 5 0 103 43
2009-04-07 TBR W 7.0 2 1 1 3 10 0 93 76
Last 5 v.SEA 3-1 27.1 26 12 10 4 28 1 3.29 58
2007-08-05 @SEA W 6.2 8 1 1 2 9 0 104 61
2007-04-10 SEA W 7.0 2 1 1 0 8 0 84 77
2006-04-16 SEA W 7.0 6 2 1 1 5 0 99 63
2005-06-09 SEA L 6.2 10 8 7 1 6 1 103 29
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   13-4    Road:    8-11   ExtrInn: 2-2 
 vsRHP:  14-11   vsLHP:   7-4    1-Run:   6-6 
 vsEast: 13-6    vsCntrl: 5-2    vsWest:  3-7  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 36 Fri, May 15  @SEA  L   4-5       21-15  2nd  2.0 gb
 35 Thu, May 14  @LAA  L   4-5 (12)  21-14  2nd  1.0 gb
 34 Wed, May 13  @LAA  L   4-8       21-13  2nd  1.0 gb
 33 Tue, May 12  @LAA  W   4-3       21-12  2nd  1.0 gb
 32 Sun, May 10   TBR  W   4-3       20-12  2nd  1.0 gb
 31 Sat, May  9   TBR  L   5-14      19-12  2nd  1.0 gb
 30 Fri, May  8   TBR  W   7-3       19-11  1st    Tied
 29 Thu, May  7   CLE  W  13-3       18-11  2nd  1.0 gb
 28 Wed, May  6   CLE  L   2-9       17-11  2nd  2.0 gb
 27 Tue, May  5  @NYY  W   7-3       17-10  2nd  1.0 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:19-11
Mariners, 17-19, 3rd, 4½ GB, 2 GB in WC

SP: Garrett Olson (25, LHP, 0-0, 2.57)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (0-0) 7.0 10 3 2 3 5 0 2.57
2008 (9-10) 132.2 168 100 98 62 83 17 6.65
2007 (1-3) 32.1 42 28 28 28 28 4 7.79
Last 7 GS 1-4 31.2 42 31 30 20 25 3 8.53 37
2008-09-23 TBR L 6.0 6 3 3 3 4 0 94 49
2008-09-18 @TOR L 5.2 4 3 3 3 1 1 99 47
2008-09-13 MIN L 0.2 5 6 6 1 0 0 27 17
2008-09-08 CLE W 6.0 8 3 3 3 6 0 105 47
2008-09-01 @BOS L 5.2 6 6 6 5 4 2 96 32
2008-08-17 @DET ND 1.2 4 5 5 3 4 0 63 28
2008-08-12 @CLE ND 6.0 9 5 4 2 6 0 105 40
Last 5 v.BOS 0-3 25.0 28 23 23 17 16 7 8.28 37
2008-09-01 @BOS L 5.2 6 6 6 5 4 2 96 32
2008-06-11 @BOS L 5.1 7 6 6 3 0 2 98 27
2008-05-31 BOS ND 5.0 3 2 2 2 5 2 89 56
2007-09-06 BOS ND 3.2 5 5 5 2 3 1 64 32
2007-09-01 @BOS L 5.1 7 4 4 5 4 0 104 37
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    8-7    Road:    9-12   ExtrInn: 2-2 
 vsRHP:   9-16   vsLHP:   8-3    1-Run:   8-7 
 vsEast:  3-1    vsCntrl: 5-10   vsWest:  9-8  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 36 Fri, May 15   BOS  W   5-4       17-19  3rd  4.5 gb
 35 Thu, May 14  @TEX  L   2-3       16-19  3rd  4.5 gb
 34 Wed, May 13  @TEX  L   5-6 (11)  16-18  3rd  3.5 gb
 33 Tue, May 12  @TEX  L   1-7       16-17  3rd  2.5 gb
 32 Sun, May 10  @MIN  W   5-3       16-16  3rd  1.5 gb
 31 Sat, May  9  @MIN  L   6-9       15-16  3rd  1.5 gb
 30 Fri, May  8  @MIN  L   0-11      15-15  2nd  1.5 gb
 29 Thu, May  7  @KCR  L   1-3       15-14  2nd  0.5 gb
 28 Wed, May  6  @KCR  L   1-9       15-13  2nd  0.5 gb
 27 Tue, May  5   TEX  L   2-7 (10)  15-12  1st  0.5 up
 Last 10: 2-8    Last 20: 7-13   Last 30:13-17
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Fri, May 15, 2009 SEA  5  BOS  4        W:Chris Jakubauskas (2-4), L: Jon Lester (2-4), S: David Aardsma (4)

Wed, Jul 23, 2008 BOS  6 @SEA  3 (12)   W:Jonathan Papelbon (4-3), L: Sean Green (2-3), S: Craig Hansen (2)
Tue, Jul 22, 2008 BOS  4 @SEA  2        W:Daisuke Matsuzaka (11-1), L: R.A. Dickey (2-5), S: Jonathan Papelbon (30)
Mon, Jul 21, 2008 BOS  4 @SEA  0        W:Jon Lester (8-3), L: Jarrod Washburn (4-9), S: Jonathan Papelbon (29)
Sun, Jun 08, 2008 BOS  2  SEA  1        W:Justin Masterson (3-0), L: Sean Green (1-2), S: Jonathan Papelbon (18)
Sat, Jun 07, 2008 BOS 11  SEA  3        W:Tim Wakefield (4-4), L: Miguel Batista (3-7), S: none
Fri, Jun 06, 2008 SEA  8 @BOS  0        W:Felix Hernandez (4-5), L: Bartolo Colon (3-1), S: none
Wed, May 28, 2008 SEA  1  BOS  0        W:Erik Bedard (4-3), L: Tim Wakefield (3-4), S: J.J. Putz (6)
Tue, May 27, 2008 SEA  4  BOS  3        W:J.J. Putz (2-2), L: Mike Timlin (2-3), S: none
Mon, May 26, 2008 BOS  5 @SEA  3        W:Bartolo Colon (2-0), L: Felix Hernandez (2-5), S: none
Season Series: 2009 - SEA leads 1-0; 2008 - BOS won 6-3; 2007 - SEA won 5-4; All-Time - BOS leads 201-148

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

TOR  5.82

LAA  5.06

ARI  3.67

RA/G

LAD  3.81

COL  4.85

WSN  6.24

BA

  

  

  

OBP

  

  

  

SLG

  

  

  

OPS

  

  

  

ERA

Z. Greinke  .60

J. Peavy  4.30

J. Moyer  8.15

K/9IP

J. Verlander  12.35

B. Tallet  6.60

J. Pineiro  2.78

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

RedSox Batters (5.58 RS/G) vs. Mariners Pitchers (4.69 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 49.Olson*
G/S/vB
53.Aardsma
G/S/vB
43.Batista
G/S/vB
41.Jakubauskas
G/S/vB
57.Lowe
G/S/vB
46.White
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
55.Bailey G/S/vP 3/2.667 ··· ··· 3/.666 1/.000 ··· 58/45 .167/.310/.313/.623 1.098/.483 .298 58/.623 0/0 1/2
5.Baldelli G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 7/2.500 3/.000 2/.000 ··· 29/9 .250/.276/.357/.633 .926/.000 .516 17/.647 0/0 1/0
44.Bay G/S/vP 3/1.667 6/1.000 9/.444 3/.667 ··· 1/no AB 158/120 .306/.449/.637/1.086 1.010/1.113 1.095 109/1.038 4/0 10/0
7.Drew* G/S/vP 8/1.214 3/2.000 36/.817 3/1.667 2/2.000 1/.000 130/99 .255/.369/.491/.860 .836/.868 .845 88/.769 0/1 5/1
46.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 10/.650 1/.000 ··· 4/2.250 1/no AB ··· 160/120 .307/.340/.380/.720 .487/.798 .671 111/.825 16/4 1/0
22.Green G/S/vP ··· ··· 4/.500 ··· ··· ··· 91/66 .289/.352/.422/.773 .628/.829 .649 71/.798 1/2 1/6
16.Kottaras* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 34/24 .143/.265/.214/.479 .300/.556 .596 27/.359 0/0 0/0
25.Lowell G/S/vP 13/1.021 ··· 27/.768 3/.666 3/1.000 1/.000 148/115 .298/.331/.525/.856 .920/.839 .720 102/.879 0/0 6/5
23.Lugo G/S/vP 12/.917 1/.000 29/.566 3/.000 2/2.000 ··· 51/44 .326/.392/.457/.849 1.429/.748 .671 51/.849 1/0 1/2
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 15/.871 ··· 26/1.250 ··· 2/.500 ··· 157/107 .208/.318/.300/.618 .593/.628 .541 106/.684 0/1 0/
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 18/.653 1/.000 4/.833 3/.000 1/.000 1/.000 161/114 .324/.410/.424/.834 .685/.896 .769 109/.915 4/3 1/1
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 14/1.346 ··· 21/.555 3/.000 3/.333 ··· 116/94 .225/.310/.422/.732 .808/.715 .607 80/.680 0/0 4/1
51.Velazquez G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/2 .000/.000/.000/.000 /.000 .000 0/ 0/0 0/1
IP 7.0 17.2 17.2 35.1 16.1 16.1 TOTAL .277/.364/.450/.814 .807/.816 .725 .824 27/11 38/23
ERA-K/9 2.57/6.4 1.53/9.2 3.06/8.1 7.13/3.8 4.41/7.2 2.76/3.3 4.23/6.9

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 33/.333 73/.148 85/.278 158/.287 77/.304 72/.207 .261
OPS .761 .507 .744 .811 .798 .680 .734
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 13/1.252 34/.538 43/.789 73/1.030 33/1.005 31/.503 .838
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 20/.461 39/.479 42/.699 85/.633 44/.634 41/.786 .662
Home / 35/.502 44/.705 90/.873 39/.685 42/.512
Last 28d days 33/.761 51/.590 69/.725 120/.887 61/.893 61/.783
HR/SB/CS 0/0/0 1/1/0 1/3/0 4/0/1 1/2/0 2/1/2 32/17/10
Usage ··Xo···· XoX··oX· ···X·ooX X······X X··X·X·o X·Xo··X·
Mariners Batters (4.00 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (5.11 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 19.Beckett
G/S/vB
60.Bard
G/S/vB
17.Delcarmen
G/S/vB
62.Jones*
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
25.Balentien G/S/vP ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 68/40 .306/.353/.468/.821 .935/.746 .902 54/.842 1/0 1/0
29.Beltre G/S/vP 21/.488 1/.000 3/.666 ··· 4/.250 3/.000 7/.000 18/1.213 ··· ··· 153/108 .222/.255/.333/.588 .611/.578 .369 103/.619 5/2 2/7
7.Betancourt G/S/vP 8/.625 ··· 5/1.100 ··· 2/.000 2/.000 4/.500 3/.666 1/2.000 1/.000 124/95 .254/.276/.331/.607 .789/.552 .541 84/.566 2/0 1/5
30.Branyan* G/S/vP 12/1.591 1/2.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 3/.666 3/.667 ··· 1/.000 126/85 .292/.352/.575/.927 .841/.969 1.057 88/.957 1/0 8/2
3.Cedeno G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 8/.762 1/2.000 1/.000 39/28 .139/.205/.250/.455 .473/.448 .786 18/.461 1/1 1/1
10.Chavez* G/S/vP 22/1.000 ··· 1/3.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 18/.410 ··· 1/.000 121/91 .274/.339/.321/.660 .618/.674 .761 68/.461 6/1 1/1
24.Griffey* G/S/vP 9/.778 ··· 2/.000 ··· 4/.250 1/.000 1/.000 36/1.232 1/no AB 7/.286 102/80 .212/.343/.365/.708 .789/.688 .549 64/.640 0/0 3/0
21.Gutierrez G/S/vP 3/1.666 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 3/.666 125/92 .262/.347/.374/.721 .823/.685 .994 81/.719 2/2 3/0
2.Johjima G/S/vP 5/1.200 1/.000 3/1.667 ··· 1/.000 3/.666 4/.500 3/1.000 ··· ··· 62/42 .271/.295/.407/.702 .563/.768 .812 37/.839 1/0 2/1
32.Johnson G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 65/54 .197/.219/.279/.497 .000/.604 .568 45/.462 0/1 0/1
4.Lopez G/S/vP 5/.800 1/.000 3/1.000 ··· 4/.500 5/.500 3/.666 ··· 3/1.000 1/.000 150/108 .241/.284/.350/.634 .774/.582 .489 106/.665 0/1 3/6
51.Suzuki* G/S/vP 14/.142 ··· 4/.000 ··· 4/.000 2/1.000 3/.666 3/.833 1/.000 1/no AB 132/97 .320/.356/.448/.804 .828/.796 .911 115/.828 5/3 4/1
5.Sweeney G/S/vP 13/.481 1/.000 3/1.334 ··· ··· 2/2.000 3/.666 2/1.500 ··· 1/.000 74/36 .246/.297/.391/.689 .689/.688 .698 46/.836 0/0 2/1
IP 40.2 3.1 17.2 9.0 35.0 17.1 16.0 36.1 20.0 14.0 TOTAL .253/.306/.379/.685 .720/.672 .693 .693 24/11 31/31
ERA-K/9 6.42/9.1 0.00/2.7 1.02/7.1 8.00/7.0 4.89/7.5 3.12/10.9 1.13/10.7 6.69/5.0 0.45/4.5 3.86/7.7 4.90/7.5

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 191/.308 14/.250 79/.242 42/.270 155/.281 73/.180 73/.217 170/.302 69/.113 63/.286 .273
OPS .833 .536 .664 .882 .717 .620 .631 .887 .385 .780 .780
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 124/.869 5/1.100 47/.539 17/.548 93/.756 30/.496 42/.469 92/.910 44/.469 31/.472 .762
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 67/.768 9/.236 32/.845 25/1.131 62/.658 43/.710 31/.842 78/.861 25/.245 32/1.085 .797
Road 81/.953 14/.536 39/.874 21/.826 76/.785 39/.540 39/.760 98/.857 38/.368 33/.897
Last 28d days 111/.999 14/.536 50/.684 42/.882 129/.733 49/.649 50/.592 126/.857 45/.410 48/.682
HR/SB/CS 4/6/1 0/1/0 0/3/1 2/0/0 2/5/3 2/0/0 1/7/0 5/8/0 1/3/0 2/3/0 36/49/10
Usage ·····X·· X·X····· ·o·X··o· ··o···X· ···X···· ·o···X·X ·X·X·X·o ·X·····X ·X·X·o·o 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.