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Game Preview: BOS @ TBR, 7:38pm, Friday, May 1, 2009 @Tropicana Field

RedSox, 14-8, 1st, Tied

SP: Justin Masterson (24, RHP, 2-0, 2.70)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. TBR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (2-0) 16.2 17 5 5 4 14 0 2.70
2008 (6-5) 88.1 68 31 31 40 68 10 3.16
Last 7 GS 3-3 40.1 36 17 17 19 28 5 3.79 52
2009-04-26 NYY W 5.1 6 1 1 1 4 0 99 55
2009-04-20 BAL W 5.1 4 1 1 2 3 0 84 57
2008-07-05 @NYY L 6.0 6 2 2 2 2 0 100 52
2008-06-30 @TBR L 6.0 5 4 4 5 5 2 105 46
2008-06-24 ARI ND 6.0 7 4 4 4 4 1 101 42
2008-06-18 @PHI W 5.0 4 2 2 2 1 0 92 50
2008-06-13 @CIN L 6.2 4 3 3 3 9 2 98 60
Last 5 v.TBR 1-1 12.0 11 8 8 7 10 4 6.00 47
2008-06-30 @TBR L 6.0 5 4 4 5 5 2 105 46
2008-06-03 TBR W 6.0 6 4 4 2 5 2 91 47
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   10-2    Road:    4-6    ExtrInn: 2-1 
 vsRHP:   8-5    vsLHP:   6-3    1-Run:   4-4 
 vsEast:  8-3    vsCntrl: 4-1    vsWest:  2-4  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/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
 15 Wed, Apr 22   MIN  W   7-3        9-6   2nd  1.5 gb
 14 Wed, Apr 22   MIN  W  10-1  (7)   8-6   2nd  1.5 gb
 13 Mon, Apr 20   BAL  W  12-1        7-6   2nd  2.5 gb
 Last 10: 8-2    Last 20:13-7    Last 30:14-8 
Rays, 9-14, 5th, 5½ GB, 3½ GB in WC

SP: Andy Sonnanstine (26, RHP, 0-3, 7.78)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (0-3) 19.2 28 18 17 8 15 1 7.78
2008 (13-9) 193.1 212 105 94 37 124 21 4.38
2007 (6-10) 130.2 151 87 85 26 97 18 5.85
Last 7 GS 0-5 38.0 43 28 24 15 31 3 5.68 44
2009-04-26 @OAK L 4.0 10 7 7 2 3 0 79 15
2009-04-21 @SEA L 6.0 6 4 3 1 7 0 90 52
2009-04-15 NYY ND 5.0 4 2 2 1 3 1 78 53
2009-04-10 @BAL L 4.2 8 5 5 4 2 0 92 26
2008-09-26 @DET L 5.2 5 5 5 3 7 2 92 43
2008-09-21 MIN L 6.2 7 4 2 2 4 0 99 50
2008-09-16 BOS ND 6.0 3 1 0 2 5 0 93 67
Last 5 v.BOS 0-1 26.2 31 19 17 5 21 2 5.74 45
2008-09-16 BOS ND 6.0 3 1 0 2 5 0 93 67
2008-09-10 @BOS ND 7.0 4 1 0 0 7 0 96 74
2007-09-22 BOS ND 5.1 8 5 5 2 1 1 94 31
2007-09-11 @BOS ND 3.1 8 5 5 1 3 1 80 26
2007-08-21 BOS L 5.0 8 7 7 0 5 0 99 28
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    3-5    Road:    6-9    ExtrInn: 0-0 
 vsRHP:   8-6    vsLHP:   1-8    1-Run:   2-5 
 vsEast:  5-5    vsCntrl: 2-5    vsWest:  2-4  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 23 Thu, Apr 30   BOS  W  13-0        9-14  5th  5.5 gb
 22 Wed, Apr 29  @MIN  L   3-8        8-14  5th  6.5 gb
 21 Tue, Apr 28  @MIN  L   3-4        8-13  5th  6.5 gb
 20 Mon, Apr 27  @MIN  W   7-1        8-12  5th  5.5 gb
 19 Sun, Apr 26  @OAK  L   1-7        7-12  5th  6.5 gb
 18 Sat, Apr 25  @OAK  L   2-5        7-11  5th  5.5 gb
 17 Fri, Apr 24  @OAK  W   8-2        7-10  5th  5.5 gb
 16 Thu, Apr 23  @SEA  L   0-1        6-10  5th  5.5 gb
 15 Wed, Apr 22  @SEA  W   9-3        6-9   5th  4.5 gb
 14 Tue, Apr 21  @SEA  L   2-4        5-9   5th  4.5 gb
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20: 7-13   Last 30: 9-14
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Thu, Apr 30, 2009 TBR 13  BOS  0        W:Matt Garza (2-2), L: Josh Beckett (2-2), S: none
Thu, Apr 09, 2009 TBR  4 @BOS  3        W:Matt Garza (1-0), L: Daisuke Matsuzaka (0-1), S: Troy Percival (1)
Wed, Apr 08, 2009 TBR  7 @BOS  2        W:Scott Kazmir (1-0), L: Jon Lester (0-1), S: Grant Balfour (1)
Tue, Apr 07, 2009 BOS  5  TBR  3        W:Josh Beckett (1-0), L: James Shields (0-1), S: Jonathan Papelbon (1)

Wed, Sep 17, 2008 TBR 10  BOS  3        W:Grant Balfour (5-2), L: Tim Wakefield (9-11), S: none
Tue, Sep 16, 2008 TBR  2  BOS  1        W:Dan Wheeler (5-5), L: Justin Masterson (6-5), S: none
Mon, Sep 15, 2008 BOS 13 @TBR  5        W:Daisuke Matsuzaka (17-2), L: Scott Kazmir (11-7), S: none
Wed, Sep 10, 2008 TBR  4 @BOS  2 (14)   W:Trever Miller (2-0), L: Mike Timlin (4-4), S: Jason Hammel (1)
Tue, Sep 09, 2008 TBR  5 @BOS  4        W:Dan Wheeler (4-5), L: Jonathan Papelbon (5-4), S: Troy Percival (28)
Mon, Sep 08, 2008 BOS  3  TBR  0        W:Jon Lester (14-5), L: Edwin Jackson (11-10), S: Jonathan Papelbon (36)
Season Series: 2009 - TBR leads 3-1; 2008 - TBR won 10-8; 2007 - BOS won 13-5; All-Time - BOS leads 120-71

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

PHI  5.95

CHC  4.62

HOU  3.55

RA/G

PIT  3.57

ARI  4.77

BAL  6.55

BA

  

  

  

OBP

  

  

  

SLG

  

  

  

OPS

  

  

  

ERA

Z. Greinke  .50

N. Blackburn  4.02

M. Harrison  7.89

K/9IP

T. Lincecum  12.36

V. Padilla  6.40

J. Pineiro  2.05

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

RedSox Batters (5.73 RS/G) vs. Rays Pitchers (4.48 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 21.Sonnanstine
G/S/vB
50.Balfour
G/S/vB
31.Cormier
G/S/vB
39.Howell*
G/S/vB
46.Nelson
G/S/vB
34.Niemann
G/S/vB
40.Percival
G/S/vB
52.Shouse*
G/S/vB
35.Wheeler
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
55.Bailey G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 12/7 .200/.333/.500/.833 1.850/.143 .347 12/.833 0/0 1/0
44.Bay G/S/vP 6/.567 1/.000 8/.250 2/1.500 1/no AB ··· 1/.000 1/.000 22/.582 96/67 .324/.490/.634/1.123 1.169/1.103 1.220 96/1.123 2/0 5/0
7.Drew* G/S/vP 11/1.091 5/.400 4/.250 8/1.125 ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 10/.200 75/52 .234/.347/.500/.847 .919/.811 .680 75/.847 0/1 3/1
46.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 12/.750 5/.000 7/1.143 6/.666 ··· ··· 2/1.500 2/1.500 3/.000 101/68 .287/.320/.351/.671 .531/.740 .517 101/.671 10/2 1/0
22.Green G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 57/37 .275/.351/.431/.782 .472/.951 .529 57/.782 0/1 1/5
16.Kottaras* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 21/14 .118/.238/.176/.415 .429/.386 .536 21/.415 0/0 0/0
25.Lowell G/S/vP 17/1.029 7/1.571 10/.900 5/1.800 6/1.100 ··· 2/1.500 1/5.000 16/.414 88/65 .310/.341/.571/.912 .828/.941 .743 88/.912 0/0 4/3
23.Lugo G/S/vP 8/.715 9/1.378 7/1.238 5/.200 ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB 2/.000 8/8 .333/.500/.333/.833 /.833 .833 8/.833 0/0 0/1
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 17/.610 4/.500 5/1.800 11/.700 ··· ··· 16/.480 16/.842 10/.633 100/61 .230/.290/.333/.623 .564/.661 .517 100/.623 0/1 0/
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 17/.561 5/.000 6/.833 10/.543 ··· ··· 2/.500 2/1.000 6/.000 103/67 .281/.369/.393/.762 .495/.912 .499 103/.762 3/3 1/1
30.Van Every* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 7/7 .400/.571/1.000/1.571 /1.571 1.500 7/1.571 0/0 1/0
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 12/1.383 10/.100 5/.650 4/.500 2/.000 ··· 9/1.222 4/1.833 7/.715 69/52 .250/.348/.533/.881 .853/.890 .923 69/.881 0/0 4/0
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 14/.310 5/1.850 8/1.232 10/1.029 ··· ··· 3/.666 2/2.000 6/1.833 93/58 .395/.505/.697/1.203 1.157/1.229 .914 93/1.203 1/0 5/1
IP 19.2 7.1 18.0 9.0 9.0 22.1 5.1 7.1 7.1 TOTAL .275/.364/.463/.827 .753/.863 .697 .827 16/8 26/15
ERA-K/9 7.78/6.9 6.14/8.6 2.50/3.0 3.00/11.0 3.00/11.0 4.43/5.2 3.38/5.1 2.45/3.7 8.59/7.4 4.48/6.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 93/.333 37/.250 77/.268 38/.273 39/.152 98/.247 25/.318 28/.250 32/.290 .250
OPS .886 .727 .649 .688 .555 .770 .900 .643 .958 .734
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 50/.740 14/.762 43/.584 6/1.667 25/.410 51/.655 12/1.200 13/.538 15/1.133 .715
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 43/1.055 23/.704 34/.728 32/.480 14/.833 47/.888 13/.641 15/.733 17/.798 .751
Home 20/.671 16/.648 28/1.190 12/.833 11/.273 27/.870 14/.890 13/.692 15/1.600
Last 28d days 93/.886 37/.727 77/.649 38/.688 39/.555 98/.770 25/.900 28/.643 32/.958
HR/SB/CS 1/0/2 0/1/0 0/0/0 0/0/0 1/0/0 4/5/1 1/3/1 1/1/0 3/1/0 23/13/4
Usage ····X··· X··X·oo· ·X··X·X· ··Xo··o· ···X··X· ···X···· ··X··o·· ··o··o·o ···oo···
Rays Batters (4.78 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.86 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 63.Masterson
G/S/vB
17.Delcarmen
G/S/vB
62.Jones*
G/S/vB
48.Lopez*
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
16.Aybar# G/S/vP 4/1.250 2/.500 ··· 3/2.000 3/.333 2/.000 ··· 2/1.500 ··· 30/14 .148/.200/.222/.422 .536/.297 .143 30/.422 0/0 0/0
8.Bartlett G/S/vP 8/.661 11/.899 ··· 5/1.400 2/.500 4/.000 ··· 2/.000 2/.000 86/57 .358/.395/.506/.902 .734/.975 1.045 86/.902 5/1 3/1
5.Burrell G/S/vP 3/.000 2/.000 1/.000 4/1.500 1/2.000 3/.000 45/.765 1/.000 1/.000 86/56 .268/.384/.352/.736 .694/.753 .858 86/.736 0/0 1/
13.Crawford* G/S/vP 3/.000 7/1.881 1/.000 9/1.000 6/.334 10/.633 3/.666 2/.000 ··· 103/64 .283/.350/.359/.708 .632/.757 .507 103/.708 9/0 0/0
26.Gross* G/S/vP 7/1.571 5/.600 1/.000 6/.833 ··· 5/.000 3/1.167 2/1.500 3/.666 47/44 .211/.362/.342/.704 1.667/.646 .561 47/.704 1/0 1/0
41.Hernandez G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 14/7 .429/.429/.714/1.143 .714/1.571 1.455 14/1.143 0/1 1/0
1.Iwamura* G/S/vP 4/1.833 13/.672 ··· 8/1.333 3/1.167 7/.000 ··· 4/.500 1/.000 85/59 .295/.353/.410/.763 1.109/.615 .745 85/.763 5/0 0/3
27.Kapler G/S/vP 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/3.000 ··· ··· 7/1.715 ··· 1/.000 36/9 .219/.306/.406/.712 .892/.222 .533 36/.712 1/0 0/0
3.Longoria G/S/vP 8/.250 3/.000 1/5.000 3/1.167 3/.666 ··· ··· 3/.000 1/5.000 93/64 .369/.419/.714/1.134 1.106/1.146 .926 93/1.134 1/0 6/2
30.Navarro# G/S/vP 8/.393 12/.334 ··· 4/.500 3/.000 8/1.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 74/51 .181/.192/.264/.456 .318/.515 .513 74/.456 1/0 1/1
23.Pena* G/S/vP 8/1.958 7/1.571 1/2.000 9/1.222 6/1.000 4/1.833 3/.666 1/no AB 2/.000 97/63 .256/.340/.628/.968 .905/1.000 1.235 97/.968 0/1 9/3
2.Upton G/S/vP 7/1.429 6/1.500 1/.000 3/.000 4/.000 5/.200 ··· 1/no AB 1/.000 75/53 .177/.320/.226/.546 .495/.565 .721 75/.546 5/0 0/0
18.Zobrist# G/S/vP ··· 4/.750 ··· 3/1.000 1/no AB 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 50/32 .289/.360/.644/1.004 1.095/.951 1.119 50/1.004 1/1 4/0
IP 16.2 13.0 5.1 7.2 9.2 10.1 17.2 12.1 8.0 TOTAL .269/.342/.448/.791 .792/.790 .804 .791 29/4 28/14
ERA-K/9 2.70/7.5 0.00/6.9 1.69/8.5 9.39/3.5 5.59/11.1 1.74/8.7 8.66/3.1 0.00/4.4 4.50/9.0 4.52/7.4

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 71/.270 54/.178 20/.150 45/.382 45/.216 46/.211 89/.320 43/.132 37/.324 .261
OPS .590 .563 .500 1.023 .761 .649 .978 .417 .940 .758
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 48/.605 34/.479 9/.222 21/1.134 20/.478 25/.440 53/.948 28/.417 19/.485 .698
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 23/.558 20/.703 11/.727 24/.923 25/1.006 21/.899 36/1.022 15/.414 18/1.444 .821
Road 22/.668 21/.804 14/.714 27/.890 20/.544 21/.881 45/.995 15/.354 16/1.295
Last 28d days 71/.590 54/.563 20/.500 45/1.023 45/.761 46/.649 89/.978 43/.417 37/.940
HR/SB/CS 0/4/0 0/1/1 1/0/0 0/1/0 2/0/0 1/1/0 5/2/0 0/1/0 2/2/0 22/23/6
Usage ····X··· ·X·o·Xo· X·X·o··· XoX···X· ·XX··oX· ·X·X·XX· ··X····· ··X··Xo· X·o·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.