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Game Preview: BOS @ WSN, 7:05pm, Tuesday, June 23, 2009 @Nationals Park

RedSox, 42-27, 1st, 4 up

SP: Brad Penny (31, RHP, 6-2, 4.94)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. WSN Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (6-2) 71.0 86 45 39 24 47 8 4.94
2008 (6-9) 94.2 112 68 66 42 51 13 6.27
2007 (16-4) 208.0 199 75 70 73 135 9 3.03
Last 7 GS 3-1 41.0 48 18 16 9 31 3 3.51 50
2009-06-17 FLA W 5.0 3 1 0 4 3 0 100 58
2009-06-11 NYY ND 6.0 6 0 0 1 5 0 117 64
2009-06-05 TEX L 5.2 7 5 5 2 5 1 103 38
2009-05-30 @TOR ND 6.0 10 3 2 0 5 1 102 47
2009-05-25 @MIN W 5.1 6 3 3 0 7 1 91 51
2009-05-20 TOR W 6.2 9 2 2 1 2 0 96 49
2009-05-14 @LAA ND 6.1 7 4 4 1 4 0 97 46
Last 5 v.WSN 2-2 32.1 28 11 11 10 24 0 3.06 57
2007-08-29 WSN ND 5.0 8 6 6 2 1 0 81 26
2007-05-29 @WSN W 6.1 4 0 0 1 4 0 103 68
2005-08-04 @WSN L 7.0 9 3 3 2 8 0 117 53
2004-07-23 @MON L 6.0 5 2 2 4 1 0 93 51
2004-04-13 @MON W 8.0 2 0 0 1 10 0 110 87
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   25-10   Road:   17-17   ExtrInn: 3-2 
 vsRHP:  25-19   vsLHP:  17-8    1-Run:  11-9 
 vsEast: 20-8    vsCntrl:10-4    vsWest:  5-10 IL: 7-5 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 69 Sun, Jun 21   ATL  W   6-5       42-27  1st  4.0 up
 68 Sat, Jun 20   ATL  W   3-0       41-27  1st  3.0 up
 67 Fri, Jun 19   ATL  L   2-8       40-27  1st  2.0 up
 66 Thu, Jun 18   FLA  L   1-2  (5)  40-26  1st  3.0 up
 65 Wed, Jun 17   FLA  W   6-1       40-25  1st  3.0 up
 64 Tue, Jun 16   FLA  W   8-2       39-25  1st  2.0 up
 63 Sun, Jun 14  @PHI  L   6-11      38-25  1st  2.0 up
 62 Sat, Jun 13  @PHI  W  11-6       38-24  1st  3.0 up
 61 Fri, Jun 12  @PHI  W   5-2 (13)  37-24  1st  2.0 up
 60 Thu, Jun 11   NYY  W   4-3       36-24  1st  2.0 up
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:14-6    Last 30:19-11
Nationals, 20-47, 5th, 16 GB, 16 GB in WC

SP: John Lannan (24, LHP, 4-5, 3.38)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (4-5) 85.1 82 38 32 32 42 11 3.38
2008 (9-15) 182.0 172 89 79 72 117 23 3.91
2007 (2-2) 34.2 36 17 16 17 10 3 4.15
Last 7 GS 2-2 46.0 38 17 15 17 22 4 2.93 55
2009-06-17 @NYY W 8.1 4 2 2 1 4 2 108 70
2009-06-11 CIN ND 6.0 5 2 1 2 2 0 88 56
2009-06-06 NYM W 9.0 4 1 0 3 2 0 96 76
2009-05-31 @PHI L 5.0 4 3 3 4 7 1 106 50
2009-05-25 @NYM L 5.0 8 5 5 4 0 1 92 27
2009-05-20 PIT ND 7.0 7 1 1 2 5 0 104 62
2009-05-15 PHI ND 5.2 6 3 3 1 2 0 100 46
Has never faced BOS.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   12-23   Road:    8-24   ExtrInn: 2-8 
 vsRHP:  14-33   vsLHP:   6-14   1-Run:   8-11
 vsEast:  6-27   vsCntrl: 4-7    vsWest:  5-6  IL: 5-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 68 Sun, Jun 21   TOR  L   4-9       20-47  5th 16.0 gb
 67 Sat, Jun 20   TOR  W   5-3 (12)  20-46  5th 16.0 gb
 66 Fri, Jun 19   TOR  W   2-1 (11)  19-46  5th 17.0 gb
 65 Thu, Jun 18  @NYY  W   3-0       18-46  5th 18.0 gb
 64 Wed, Jun 17  @NYY  W   3-2       17-46  5th 19.0 gb
 63 Tue, Jun 16  @NYY  L   3-5       16-46  5th 20.0 gb
 62 Sun, Jun 14  @TBR  L   4-5       16-45  5th 20.0 gb
 61 Sat, Jun 13  @TBR  L   3-8       16-44  5th 19.0 gb
 60 Fri, Jun 12  @TBR  L   3-4       16-43  5th 19.0 gb
 59 Thu, Jun 11   CIN  W   3-2       16-42  5th 19.0 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20: 7-13   Last 30: 9-21
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Wed, Jun 21, 2006 BOS  9  WSN  3        W:Jon Lester (2-0), L: Shawn Hill (1-2), S: none
Tue, Jun 20, 2006 BOS 11  WSN  3        W:Tim Wakefield (5-8), L: Livan Hernandez (5-8), S: none
Mon, Jun 19, 2006 BOS  6  WSN  3        W:Kyle Snyder (1-0), L: Tony Armas (6-4), S: Mike Timlin (1)
Tue, Jul 17, 2001 MON 11  BOS  7        W:Troy Mattes (3-1), L: Tim Wakefield (6-4), S: none
Mon, Jul 16, 2001 BOS  6 @MON  5        W:Hipolito Pichardo (2-0), L: Graeme Lloyd (7-2), S: Derek Lowe (18)
Sun, Jul 15, 2001 BOS  8 @MON  5        W:Hideo Nomo (9-4), L: Mike Thurman (4-6), S: Derek Lowe (17)
Tue, Jul 18, 2000 BOS  3  MON  1        W:Pedro Martinez (10-3), L: Javier Vazquez (7-5), S: Derek Lowe (21)
Mon, Jul 17, 2000 BOS  7  MON  3        W:Hipolito Pichardo (4-1), L: Anthony Telford (5-4), S: none
Sun, Jul 16, 2000 BOS  5  MON  2        W:Tim Wakefield (6-5), L: Mike Johnson (4-4), S: John Wasdin (1)
Wed, Jun 09, 1999 MON 13  BOS  1        W:Mike Thurman (2-3), L: Pedro Martinez (11-2), S: none
Season Series: 2009 -  0-0; 2008 -  0-0; 2007 -  0-0; All-Time - BOS leads 11-7

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

BAL  4.61

SEA  3.77

RA/G

LAD  3.76

MIL  4.62

WSN  5.59

BA

J. Mauer  .407

L. Castillo  .281

A. Kearns  .190

OBP

J. Mauer  .475

C. Lee  .354

D. Navarro  .242

SLG

J. Mauer  .727

B. Roberts  .457

N. Punto  .248

OPS

J. Mauer  1.202

A. Callaspo  .815

B. Giles  .548

ERA

Z. Greinke  1.96

B. Bergesen  3.94

A. Sonnanstine  6.60

K/9IP

J. Verlander  10.84

C. Pavano  6.50

S. Martis  3.35

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

RedSox Batters (5.29 RS/G) vs. Nationals Pitchers (5.59 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 31.Lannan*
G/S/vB
97.Beimel*
G/S/vB
43.Colome
G/S/vB
48.Detwiler*
G/S/vB
38.Hanrahan
G/S/vB
54.MacDougal
G/S/vB
35.Stammen
G/S/vB
50.Tavarez
G/S/vB
41.Villone*
G/S/vB
32.Wells
G/S/vB
27.Zimmermann
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
5.Baldelli G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 3/.666 ··· 1/.000 4/.000 4/1.000 ··· 73/22 .273/.342/.455/.797 .904/.536 .823 28/1.073 0/0 3/2
44.Bay G/S/vP 5/1.350 2/.000 ··· ··· 2/3.000 ··· ··· 6/1.750 2/no AB 5/1.067 ··· 298/212 .276/.393/.577/.970 .951/.978 1.034 98/.887 5/1 18/0
7.Drew* G/S/vP ··· 12/.523 ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 ··· 4/1.250 17/.912 29/1.252 ··· 241/181 .258/.386/.485/.871 .854/.877 .863 79/.880 2/2 9/1
46.Ellsbury* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 291/198 .301/.349/.383/.733 .635/.777 .741 84/.794 29/6 3/1
22.Green G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 2/.500 3/.000 ··· 171/124 .293/.345/.459/.804 .751/.824 .727 68/.817 1/3 4/9
11.Kotsay* G/S/vP 5/.200 8/.500 6/1.833 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 ··· 15/.967 21/.953 12/1.267 ··· 28/23 .259/.286/.370/.656 .400/.713 .250 28/.656 0/0 1/0
16.Kottaras* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 71/54 .246/.310/.393/.703 .319/.820 .594 29/.845 0/0 0/1
25.Lowell G/S/vP ··· 2/1.000 5/.200 ··· ··· 2/2.000 ··· 16/.938 11/1.273 16/.342 ··· 272/195 .288/.324/.482/.806 .908/.767 .738 88/.669 0/1 10/8
23.Lugo G/S/vP ··· 11/.910 ··· ··· ··· 6/.334 ··· 17/1.063 21/.745 9/.393 ··· 102/73 .300/.373/.400/.773 1.043/.667 .821 26/1.000 1/0 1/5
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP ··· 1/2.000 7/1.071 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 3/.333 14/1.714 15/.696 ··· 268/180 .213/.310/.370/.679 .702/.667 .512 81/.828 0/2 6/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· 3/2.000 ··· ··· 307/210 .286/.373/.372/.745 .774/.732 .719 102/.491 12/4 2/4
33.Varitek# G/S/vP ··· 2/2.000 4/.833 ··· ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· 4/.500 2/1.000 ··· 209/151 .228/.325/.478/.803 .995/.745 .743 62/.795 0/0 10/1
20.Youkilis G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/.667 ··· ··· 7/1.096 ··· ··· 239/163 .316/.444/.585/1.029 1.060/1.015 .983 99/.838 4/1 12/1
IP 85.1 28.0 11.1 39.2 31.1 15.0 34.0 28.1 20.1 26.0 62.2 TOTAL .269/.355/.450/.805 .840/.790 .764 .784 54/20 84/40
ERA-K/9 3.38/4.4 3.54/4.5 6.35/8.8 4.76/5.9 6.61/9.5 4.20/5.4 4.76/4.0 3.81/8.6 1.77/4.9 5.88/6.2 5.03/9.0 5.11/5.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 362/.255 122/.252 55/.327 175/.266 153/.328 68/.278 146/.256 124/.194 90/.221 114/.240 267/.273 .274
OPS .752 .736 .810 .732 .889 .760 .686 .628 .689 .720 .774 .795
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 102/1.006 48/.701 26/.962 36/.528 79/.927 31/.964 88/.702 50/.819 40/.668 52/.823 146/.776 .863
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 260/.652 74/.758 29/.681 139/.784 74/.849 37/.585 58/.663 74/.500 50/.707 62/.636 121/.772 .743
Home 189/.608 65/.536 32/.855 126/.613 108/.859 40/.611 74/.729 64/.634 50/.480 60/.723 146/.737
Last 28d days 108/.569 38/.456 38/.666 130/.830 53/1.024 43/.627 97/.676 37/.428 47/.939 17/.661 91/.661
HR/SB/CS 11/4/5 2/0/1 0/4/0 3/4/1 3/2/1 0/4/1 2/7/0 1/3/1 1/0/1 1/4/1 8/6/3 63/51/17
Usage ·····X·· ···Xo·o· ·ooo···· ··X····· ·Xoo···· ··X·ooX· ····X··· ··XXo··· ···Xo·X· ·Xoo···· ···X····
Nationals Batters (4.37 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.38 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 36.Penny
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
56.Ramirez
G/S/vB
24.Saito
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
7.Bard# G/S/vP 15/1.292 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 4/.917 86/65 .241/.302/.367/.669 .636/.681 .744 46/.866 0/0 1/2
10.Belliard G/S/vP 9/1.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 88/49 .173/.218/.284/.502 .635/.401 .419 19/.563 0/0 2/2
34.Dukes G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 191/144 .246/.309/.434/.743 .795/.727 .789 67/.604 2/7 6/2
44.Dunn* G/S/vP 31/.651 ··· ··· 3/2.667 ··· 1/.000 ··· 4/.750 296/197 .267/.402/.529/.931 .699/1.063 .788 94/.746 0/1 18/8
12.Gonzalez G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 90/56 .329/.378/.439/.817 1.071/.668 .764 37/.959 1/0 1/6
15.Guzman# G/S/vP 6/.334 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 246/174 .333/.350/.456/.805 .809/.804 .807 87/.752 1/3 3/9
22.Harris* G/S/vP 3/1.167 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 142/116 .229/.348/.390/.737 .791/.724 .875 55/.615 5/1 2/0
6.Hernandez# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 192/149 .263/.332/.339/.671 .840/.624 .598 67/.597 5/2 1/6
24.Johnson* G/S/vP 7/1.514 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/3.000 293/201 .321/.430/.453/.883 1.044/.807 .995 98/.857 1/1 5/7
25.Kearns G/S/vP 12/.444 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB 1/.000 177/126 .190/.328/.320/.647 .662/.638 .688 48/.420 1/0 3/0
23.Nieves G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 97/67 .250/.299/.284/.583 .385/.671 .535 37/.404 0/0 0/3
16.Willingham G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 2/.500 149/104 .252/.383/.528/.911 1.079/.843 .932 32/1.260 0/1 9/2
11.Zimmerman G/S/vP 6/.750 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 3/.000 313/222 .293/.367/.489/.857 .650/.935 .869 98/.570 0/0 12/8
IP 71.0 15.1 28.0 56.2 31.0 30.0 32.1 24.1 TOTAL .259/.343/.407/.751 .752/.750 .745 .668 23/16 67/64
ERA-K/9 4.94/6.0 2.93/8.8 2.25/7.1 3.65/7.6 2.61/9.3 1.80/9.6 1.95/5.6 2.59/8.1 4.14/7.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 321/.296 67/.214 126/.257 245/.277 125/.191 134/.226 124/.180 106/.242 .264
OPS .833 .640 .674 .729 .614 .653 .575 .672 .743
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 164/.820 32/.787 72/.603 129/.765 57/.471 75/.551 63/.716 58/.439 .719
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 157/.847 35/.515 54/.766 116/.691 68/.744 59/.777 61/.440 48/.957 .766
Road 147/.873 43/.721 59/.836 140/.806 73/.496 67/.780 69/.514 51/.801
Last 28d days 100/.753 40/.573 35/.787 51/.649 43/.662 40/.582 36/.955 31/.531
HR/SB/CS 8/11/1 0/2/0 0/3/1 4/7/4 4/0/0 3/8/0 4/3/0 2/3/0 62/66/14
Usage ·····X·· ···X··o· ······o· ···X·o·· ·X···o·· ·X···X·· ·o···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.