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Game Preview: TEX @ BOS, 7:10pm, Thursday, April 22, 2010 @Fenway Park II

Rangers, 5-9, 5-94th, 3 GB, 3 GB in WC

SP: C.J. Wilson (29, LHP, 0-1, 2.08)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (0-1) 13.0 12 5 3 5 14 0 2.08
2009 (5-6) 73.2 66 29 23 32 84 3 2.81
2008 (2-2) 46.1 49 35 31 27 41 8 6.02
Last 7 GS 0-5 31.0 48 33 29 13 23 4 8.42 35
2010-04-16 @NYY L 6.0 7 5 3 3 5 0 112 44
2010-04-08 TOR ND 7.0 5 0 0 2 9 0 98 74
2005-08-18 @CLE L 2.2 7 5 5 1 1 0 56 24
2005-08-05 BAL L 2.2 9 8 8 2 0 2 61 6
2005-07-31 @TOR L 6.0 8 4 4 0 6 1 98 46
2005-07-02 @SEA ND 2.0 4 4 4 3 2 1 56 31
2005-06-27 LAA L 4.2 8 7 5 2 0 0 66 22
Has never faced BOS as starter.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    3-3    Road:    2-6    ExtrInn: 1-1 
 vsRHP:   4-4    vsLHP:   1-5    1-Run:   1-4 
 vsEast:  1-7    vsCntrl: 2-1    vsWest:  2-1  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 14 Wed, Apr 21  @BOS  L   7-8 (12)   5-9   4th  3.0 gb
 13 Tue, Apr 20  @BOS  L   6-7        5-8   4th  3.0 gb
 12 Sun, Apr 18  @NYY  L   2-5        5-7   4th  3.0 gb
 11 Sat, Apr 17  @NYY  L   3-7        5-6   3rd  3.0 gb
 10 Fri, Apr 16  @NYY  L   1-5  (6)   5-5   2nd  2.0 gb
  9 Thu, Apr 15  @CLE  L   2-3        5-4   2nd  1.0 gb
  8 Wed, Apr 14  @CLE  W   6-2        5-3   1st    Tied
  7 Mon, Apr 12  @CLE  W   4-2 (10)   4-3   2nd  1.5 gb
  6 Sun, Apr 11   SEA  W   9-2        3-3   2nd  1.5 gb
  5 Sat, Apr 10   SEA  L   3-4        2-3   2nd  1.5 gb
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 5-9    Last 30: 5-9 
RedSox, 6-9, 6-94th, 5½ GB, 2½ GB in WC

SP: Clay Buchholz (25, RHP, 1-1, 1.80)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. TEX Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (1-1) 10.0 10 7 2 6 8 1 1.80
2009 (7-4) 92.0 91 44 43 36 68 13 4.21
2008 (2-9) 76.0 93 63 57 41 72 11 6.75
Last 7 GS 3-2 37.2 38 22 17 15 32 8 4.06 49
2010-04-17 TBR L 5.0 3 4 0 4 7 0 108 56
2010-04-11 @KCR W 5.0 7 3 2 2 1 1 94 42
2009-10-04 CLE ND 3.0 5 6 6 2 6 1 70 29
2009-09-29 TOR L 5.0 8 7 7 1 4 5 79 26
2009-09-24 @KCR W 6.2 5 0 0 0 8 0 109 72
2009-09-18 @BAL W 6.0 5 1 1 3 1 1 95 56
2009-09-13 TBR ND 7.0 5 1 1 3 5 0 97 65
Last 5 v.TEX 1-1 10.0 11 3 3 4 9 1 2.70 53
2009-07-22 @TEX L 4.0 6 3 3 2 3 1 90 39
2008-04-21 TEX W 6.0 5 0 0 2 6 0 103 66
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    3-6    Road:    3-3    ExtrInn: 1-2 
 vsRHP:   4-7    vsLHP:   2-2    1-Run:   2-2 
 vsEast:  1-6    vsCntrl: 3-3    vsWest:  2-0  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 15 Wed, Apr 21   TEX  W   8-7 (12)   6-9   4th  5.5 gb
 14 Tue, Apr 20   TEX  W   7-6        5-9   4th  5.5 gb
 13 Mon, Apr 19   TBR  L   2-8        4-9   4th  6.0 gb
 12 Sun, Apr 18   TBR  L   1-7        4-8   4th  5.0 gb
 11 Sat, Apr 17   TBR  L   5-6        4-7   4th  4.0 gb
 10 Fri, Apr 16   TBR  L   1-3 (12)   4-6   4th  3.0 gb
  9 Thu, Apr 15  @MIN  L   0-8        4-5   4th  2.5 gb
  8 Wed, Apr 14  @MIN  W   6-3        4-4   4th  1.5 gb
  7 Mon, Apr 12  @MIN  L   2-5        3-4   4th  2.0 gb
  6 Sun, Apr 11  @KCR  W   8-6        3-3   3rd  2.0 gb
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20: 6-9    Last 30: 6-9 
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Wed, Apr 21, 2010 BOS  8  TEX  7 (12)   W:Hideki Okajima (2-1), L: Dustin Nippert (0-2), S: none
Tue, Apr 20, 2010 BOS  7  TEX  6        W:Jonathan Papelbon (1-1), L: Frank Francisco (2-3), S: none

Sun, Aug 16, 2009 TEX  4  BOS  3        W:Dustin Nippert (4-1), L: Junichi Tazawa (1-2), S: Frank Francisco (17)
Sat, Aug 15, 2009 TEX  7  BOS  2        W:Derek Holland (6-7), L: Brad Penny (7-7), S: Neftali Feliz (1)
Fri, Aug 14, 2009 BOS  8 @TEX  4        W:Takashi Saito (3-3), L: Frank Francisco (2-2), S: none
Wed, Jul 22, 2009 TEX  3  BOS  1        W:Dustin Nippert (2-0), L: Clay Buchholz (1-1), S: Doug Mathis (1)
Tue, Jul 21, 2009 TEX  4  BOS  2        W:Tommy Hunter (2-1), L: Josh Beckett (11-4), S: C.J. Wilson (9)
Mon, Jul 20, 2009 TEX  6  BOS  3        W:Kevin Millwood (9-7), L: John Smoltz (1-3), S: C.J. Wilson (8)
Sun, Jun 07, 2009 TEX  6 @BOS  3        W:Vicente Padilla (4-3), L: Daisuke Matsuzaka (1-4), S: C.J. Wilson (5)
Sat, Jun 06, 2009 BOS  8  TEX  1        W:Jon Lester (5-5), L: Derek Holland (1-3), S: none
Season Series: 2010 - BOS leads 2-0; 2009 - TEX won 7-2; 2008 - BOS won 9-1; All-Time - BOS leads 321-280

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 2010 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

For the 2009 season

Stat

Best

Middle

Worst

RS/G

NYY  5.65

DET  4.56

SDP  3.94

RA/G

SFG  3.77

NYM  4.67

BAL  5.41

BA

J. Mauer  .365

Y. Torrealba  .291

A. Miles  .185

OBP

J. Mauer  .444

W. Harris  .364

A. Miles  .224

SLG

A. Pujols  .658

J. Thome  .481

A. Miles  .242

OPS

A. Pujols  1.101

B. McCann  .834

A. Miles  .466

ERA

Z. Greinke  2.16

J. Niemann  3.94

L. Hernandez  5.44

K/9IP

T. Lincecum  10.43

J. Cueto  6.94

J. Lannan  3.88

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NOTE: Team stats shown are for the 2010 season. Player Stats for the 2009 season. We will switch to 2010 stats on May 1st.

Rangers Batters (4.21 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (5.47 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 11.Buchholz
G/S/vB
48.Atchison
G/S/vB
51.Bard
G/S/vB
17.Delcarmen
G/S/vB
37.Okajima*
G/S/vB
58.Papelbon
G/S/vB
56.Ramirez
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
1.Andrus G/S/vP 2/1.000 ··· 4/.666 2/no AB 1/.000 2/.000 1/.000 541/386 .267/.329/.373/.702 .755/.681 .620 56/.791 33/6 6/22
14.Arias G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 3/.000 ··· 2/.000 1/.000 9/2 .000/.000/.000/.000 .000/.000 .000 41/.766 0/0 0/0
3.Blanco# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 138/106 .252/.303/.341/.644 .624/.651 .641 11/.100 0/2 1/3
29.Borbon* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 2/.000 ··· 1/2.000 179/159 .312/.376/.414/.790 .353/.840 .660 47/.374 19/4 4/3
17.Cruz G/S/vP 2/2.000 ··· ··· 3/.666 5/1.850 3/.666 1/no AB 515/364 .260/.332/.524/.856 .746/.900 .778 58/1.233 20/4 33/4
19.Davis* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 2/.500 1/no AB 4/.000 1/.000 419/287 .238/.284/.442/.726 .546/.808 .739 49/.576 0/0 21/5
25.Garko G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 3/.333 3/1.167 2/2.000 4/.000 400/267 .268/.344/.421/.765 .870/.713 .823 11/.091 0/0 13/5
27.Guerrero G/S/vP 9/.888 ··· 1/.000 5/1.850 7/.953 12/.258 2/.000 407/302 .295/.334/.460/.794 .686/.831 .878 60/.785 2/1 15/0
32.Hamilton* G/S/vP 6/.000 1/no AB ··· 5/1.200 5/.200 1/2.000 4/.750 365/246 .268/.315/.426/.741 .898/.664 .839 58/.838 8/3 10/1
5.Kinsler G/S/vP 6/1.133 ··· 2/.000 5/.450 4/.000 4/.500 ··· 640/463 .253/.327/.488/.814 1.005/.740 .672 / 31/5 31/11
7.Murphy* G/S/vP 4/1.500 ··· ··· 3/.333 2/.000 2/.000 1/.000 494/380 .269/.338/.447/.785 .634/.831 .785 17/.210 9/4 17/2
21.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 310/205 .233/.290/.371/.661 .657/.663 .569 5/.400 0/2 9/7
2.Teagarden G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· 2/.500 1/5.000 ··· 2/1.000 3/.333 218/163 .217/.270/.374/.644 .848/.571 .632 23/.182 0/0 6/6
10.Young G/S/vP 6/1.417 2/.500 3/.000 8/1.071 7/.453 5/.000 6/.167 593/424 .322/.374/.518/.892 .858/.904 .848 61/.631 8/3 22/9
IP 92.0 49.1 59.2 61.0 68.0 69.2 TOTAL .237/.309/.370/.678 .557/.750 .633 .678 18/1 11/11
ERA-K/9 4.21/6.7 /0.0 3.65/11.5 4.53/6.6 3.39/7.8 1.85/10.1 2.84/6.7 4.73/5.8

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Saltalamacchia (61-19-2)
 Teagarden (29-18-5)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 399/.256 / 212/.228 278/.270 258/.242 285/.213 301/.233 .255  Cruz
 Murphy
 Hamilton
 Garko
 Borbon
 Guerrero
2/0/120/11
104/1/10/7
0/56/24/4
7/0/5/1
16/4/0/0
0/0/2/0
OPS .729 .690 .796 .704 .600 .711 .768
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 197/.763 / 97/.866 145/.661 116/.467 152/.570 156/.794 .781
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 202/.697 / 115/.545 133/.940 142/.906 133/.633 145/.623 .755
Home 202/.719 / 94/.554 145/.685 98/.785 150/.607 148/.840
Last 28d days 47/.748 34/.751 37/.424 26/.555 26/.693 33/.495 32/.844
HR/SB/CS 13/6/0 // 5/4/0 5/9/1 8/0/0 5/10/1 7/6/0 17/34/1
Usage ····X··· ··X·X··· X····X·o ·X·X·X·· oo···o·o oX···X·X ··X·X·X·

NOTE: Team stats shown are for the 2010 season. Player Stats for the 2009 season. We will switch to 2010 stats on May 1st.

RedSox Batters (4.33 RS/G) vs. Rangers Pitchers (4.36 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 36.Wilson*
G/S/vB
30.Feliz
G/S/vB
50.Francisco
G/S/vB
48.Lewis
G/S/vB
60.Madrigal
G/S/vB
52.Mathis
G/S/vB
46.Mendoza
G/S/vB
58.Moscoso
G/S/vB
57.Nippert
G/S/vB
56.O'Day
G/S/vB
28.Oliver*
G/S/vB
49.Ray
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
29.Beltre G/S/vP 12/1.300 ··· 7/.714 3/1.334 2/.000 2/.000 5/.600 ··· 9/1.431 7/.429 30/.200 5/.400 477/338 .265/.304/.379/.683 .849/.618 .646 56/.583 13/2 8/14
23.Cameron G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 17/.694 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 4/.250 ··· 27/.697 1/2.000 628/478 .250/.342/.452/.795 .954/.748 .803 36/.694 7/3 24/4
7.Drew* G/S/vP 5/.400 1/.000 2/2.500 4/.250 2/.000 2/.000 5/.200 ··· 8/.375 3/.333 13/.631 1/no AB 539/404 .279/.392/.522/.914 .863/.932 .991 58/.539 2/6 24/2
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 1/.000 ··· 4/.833 1/.000 ··· 3/.000 4/1.417 ··· 10/.650 4/1.750 3/1.334 1/.000 693/477 .301/.355/.415/.770 .785/.763 .802 30/.800 70/12 8/2
22.Hall G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· 3/.666 1/no AB 1/.000 ··· 365/226 .201/.258/.338/.596 .606/.589 .638 18/.507 2/2 8/5
32.Hermida* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 2/2.500 ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/.667 1/.000 2/.000 2/1.000 491/370 .259/.348/.392/.740 .601/.786 .713 37/.854 5/2 13/1
70.Hulett* G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 19/17 .111/.158/.111/.269 1.000/.180 .000 / 0/0 0/1
25.Lowell G/S/vP 6/.666 2/.000 5/1.467 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 3/.333 2/.000 12/1.625 8/.375 484/327 .290/.337/.474/.811 .867/.784 .932 19/1.036 2/1 17/9
41.Martinez# G/S/vP 13/.504 1/2.000 7/.619 3/1.334 ··· 7/.971 ··· ··· 3/1.334 ··· 8/.393 3/.666 672/463 .303/.381/.480/.861 .847/.867 .774 58/.651 1/0 23/7
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 7/.286 1/.000 4/1.750 7/1.762 1/no AB 1/.000 6/1.500 ··· 11/1.636 1/.000 13/.608 8/1.042 627/439 .238/.332/.462/.794 .716/.828 .880 45/.491 0/2 28/1
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 2/2.500 1/.000 6/1.200 5/.600 1/.000 4/1.250 7/1.738 ··· 12/1.045 8/.393 4/1.167 4/.250 714/510 .296/.371/.447/.819 .765/.839 .903 72/.981 20/8 15/6
68.Reddick* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/3.000 62/56 .169/.210/.339/.549 .733/.530 .389 4/.750 0/0 2/1
16.Scutaro G/S/vP 8/.393 2/.000 6/.000 5/.200 ··· 5/.400 6/.167 1/.000 5/.400 5/.650 6/.167 7/.733 680/505 .282/.379/.409/.789 .809/.782 .743 64/.711 14/5 12/10
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 1/.000 1/.000 6/1.667 4/.000 2/.000 3/.666 6/1.700 ··· 5/.000 1/.000 9/1.000 9/.873 425/301 .209/.313/.390/.703 .807/.666 .821 20/1.245 0/0 14/3
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 3/.333 1/.000 5/2.300 3/.333 1/.000 2/1.500 5/1.800 ··· 7/.619 6/.666 4/1.417 6/1.100 588/418 .305/.413/.548/.961 .953/.964 .992 67/.840 7/2 27/6
IP 73.2 31.0 49.1 12.2 42.2 1.0 14.0 69.2 58.2 73.0 43.1 TOTAL .252/.321/.440/.762 .819/.746 .734 .762 5/3 20/13
ERA-K/9 2.81/10.3 1.74/11.3 3.83/10.4 /0.0 9.95/3.5 3.16/5.3 36.00/0.0 3.21/7.7 3.88/7.0 1.84/8.6 2.71/8.0 7.27/8.1 3.94/7.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Martinez (56-9-4)
 Varitek (108-16-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 323/.234 117/.124 203/.214 / 67/.333 172/.244 7/.400 64/.268 300/.245 233/.199 293/.237 214/.352 .248  Drew
 Ellsbury
 Cameron
 Hermida
 Hall
 Youkilis
 Reddick
 Hulett
0/0/132/5
0/153/0/4
0/147/0/4
51/0/81/3
22/1/15/3
2/0/0/1
12/2/10/0
1/0/2/0
OPS .651 .416 .639 .981 .659 1.571 .772 .696 .543 .651 .985 .757
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 116/.556 64/.533 107/.637 / 32/1.340 73/.698 2/3.500 22/1.016 165/.759 72/.666 123/.707 89/1.249 .756
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 207/.701 53/.274 96/.643 / 35/.631 99/.630 5/.400 42/.648 135/.622 161/.484 170/.605 125/.790 .758
Road 165/.814 67/.361 98/.652 / 29/.911 45/.585 / 20/.417 176/.682 110/.586 155/.671 109/.930
Last 28d days 56/.605 25/.336 29/1.246 75/.651 / 32/.975 25/1.656 / 43/.858 20/.663 28/.898 25/.689
HR/SB/CS 3/4/2 2/1/0 6/4/0 // 2/0/0 4/0/0 1/0/0 1/1/0 7/12/1 3/7/4 5/9/3 8/6/1 18/10/4
Usage ·····X·· X······X ·X··o··· ·X·····X X···X··· ··X····· X··X···X oX····o· ·X·X···X oX··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.