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Game Preview: LAA @ BOS, 7:10pm, Tuesday, May 4, 2010 @Fenway Park II

Angels, 12-15, 12-153rd, 2½ GB, 6 GB in WC

SP: Ervin Santana (27, RHP, 1-2, 4.59)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (1-2) 33.1 31 17 17 10 28 6 4.59
2009 (8-8) 139.2 159 83 78 47 107 24 5.03
2008 (16-7) 219.0 198 89 85 47 214 23 3.49
Last 7 GS 2-2 48.1 47 22 21 13 37 9 3.91 54
2010-04-28 CLE ND 6.2 6 3 3 3 8 0 111 55
2010-04-23 NYY ND 6.0 8 4 4 1 3 1 104 42
2010-04-18 @TOR W 9.0 4 1 1 0 6 1 106 81
2010-04-13 @NYY L 5.2 8 5 5 5 7 2 113 35
2010-04-07 MIN L 6.0 5 4 4 1 4 2 105 49
2009-09-28 TEX W 9.0 7 0 0 1 2 0 112 74
2009-09-22 NYY ND 6.0 9 5 4 2 7 3 99 41
Last 5 v.BOS 0-2 26.1 27 20 18 11 24 4 6.15 45
2009-09-17 @BOS ND 7.0 4 3 3 1 6 2 111 62
2009-05-14 BOS ND 5.0 7 3 3 3 5 0 92 43
2007-08-17 @BOS ND 6.1 4 1 1 0 5 0 100 66
2007-04-16 @BOS L 4.0 7 7 5 3 4 1 78 25
2005-09-07 @BOS L 4.0 5 6 6 4 4 1 84 28
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    8-9    Road:    4-6    ExtrInn: 0-0 
 vsRHP:   8-11   vsLHP:   4-4    1-Run:   3-3 
 vsEast:  6-4    vsCntrl: 5-9    vsWest:  1-2  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 27 Mon, May  3  @BOS  L   8-17      12-15  3rd  2.5 gb
 26 Sun, May  2  @DET  L   1-5       12-14  3rd  1.5 gb
 25 Sat, May  1  @DET  L   2-3       12-13  3rd  1.0 gb
 24 Fri, Apr 30  @DET  L   6-10      12-12  1st    Tied
 23 Wed, Apr 28   CLE  W   4-3       12-11  2nd  0.5 gb
 22 Tue, Apr 27   CLE  L   2-9       11-11  2nd  1.5 gb
 21 Mon, Apr 26   CLE  W   5-2       11-10  2nd  1.5 gb
 20 Sun, Apr 25   NYY  W   8-4       10-10  2nd  2.0 gb
 19 Sat, Apr 24   NYY  L   1-7        9-10  3rd  2.0 gb
 18 Fri, Apr 23   NYY  W   6-4        9-9   3rd  2.0 gb
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:12-15
RedSox, 12-14, 12-144th, 6½ GB, 5½ GB in WC

SP: Jon Lester (26, LHP, 1-2, 4.71)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. LAA Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (1-2) 28.2 26 15 15 15 32 2 4.71
2009 (15-8) 203.1 186 80 77 64 225 20 3.41
2008 (16-6) 210.1 202 78 75 66 152 14 3.21
Last 7 GS 2-3 37.1 36 20 20 19 42 3 4.82 50
2010-04-28 @TOR W 7.0 1 0 0 2 11 0 119 84
2010-04-23 BAL ND 5.2 4 0 0 4 7 0 113 64
2010-04-18 TBR L 6.0 7 7 7 3 5 2 104 32
2010-04-12 @MIN L 5.0 9 4 4 3 5 0 107 35
2010-04-06 NYY ND 5.0 5 4 4 3 4 0 94 42
2009-10-01 CLE W 6.1 2 0 0 1 7 0 84 75
2009-09-25 @NYY L 2.1 8 5 5 3 3 1 78 21
Last 5 v.LAA 1-1 19.2 33 17 17 9 8 2 7.78 33
2008-04-23 LAA ND 5.0 9 4 4 2 1 2 80 32
2007-08-08 @LAA ND 3.1 8 5 5 3 3 0 93 24
2006-08-23 @LAA W 5.0 6 3 3 4 2 0 96 41
2006-07-28 LAA L 6.1 10 5 5 0 2 0 92 35
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    6-8    Road:    6-6    ExtrInn: 1-5 
 vsRHP:   6-11   vsLHP:   6-3    1-Run:   6-5 
 vsEast:  6-10   vsCntrl: 3-3    vsWest:  3-1  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 26 Mon, May  3   LAA  W  17-8       12-14  4th  6.5 gb
 25 Sun, May  2  @BAL  L   2-3 (10)  11-14  4th  7.0 gb
 24 Sat, May  1  @BAL  L   9-12      11-13  4th  6.0 gb
 23 Fri, Apr 30  @BAL  L   4-5 (10)  11-12  4th  6.0 gb
 22 Wed, Apr 28  @TOR  W   2-0       11-11  3rd  5.5 gb
 21 Tue, Apr 27  @TOR  W   2-1       10-11  3rd  5.5 gb
 20 Mon, Apr 26  @TOR  W  13-12       9-11  4th  5.5 gb
 19 Sun, Apr 25   BAL  L   6-7 (10)   8-11  4th  6.0 gb
 18 Sat, Apr 24   BAL  W   7-6        8-10  4th  5.0 gb
 17 Fri, Apr 23   BAL  W   4-3        7-10  4th  5.0 gb
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20: 9-11   Last 30:12-14
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Mon, May 03, 2010 BOS 17  LAA  8        W:Clay Buchholz (3-2), L: Joe Saunders (1-5), S: none

Thu, Sep 17, 2009 LAA  4 @BOS  3        W:Kevin Jepsen (6-3), L: Billy Wagner (1-1), S: Brian Fuentes (42)
Wed, Sep 16, 2009 BOS  9  LAA  8        W:Daniel Bard (2-1), L: Brian Fuentes (1-5), S: none
Tue, Sep 15, 2009 BOS  4  LAA  1        W:Daisuke Matsuzaka (2-5), L: John Lackey (10-8), S: none
Thu, May 14, 2009 LAA  5  BOS  4 (12)   W:Jason Bulger (1-1), L: Manny Delcarmen (1-1), S: none
Wed, May 13, 2009 LAA  8  BOS  4        W:Matt Palmer (4-0), L: Tim Wakefield (4-2), S: none
Tue, May 12, 2009 BOS  4 @LAA  3        W:Ramon Ramirez (4-0), L: Scot Shields (1-3), S: Jonathan Papelbon (9)
Sun, Apr 12, 2009 LAA  5  BOS  4        W:Dustin Moseley (1-0), L: Josh Beckett (1-1), S: Brian Fuentes (2)
Sat, Apr 11, 2009 BOS  5 @LAA  4        W:Brad Penny (1-0), L: Joe Saunders (1-1), S: Jonathan Papelbon (2)
Fri, Apr 10, 2009 LAA  6  BOS  3        W:Jered Weaver (1-0), L: Tim Wakefield (0-1), S: Scot Shields (1)
Season Series: 2010 - BOS leads 1-0; 2009 - LAA won 5-4; 2008 - LAA won 8-1; All-Time - BOS leads 313-277

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

Stat

Best

Middle

Worst

RS/G

ARI  5.88

SDP  4.50

HOU  2.92

RA/G

SFG  2.92

FLA  4.56

PIT  7.00

BA

  

  

  

OBP

  

  

  

SLG

  

  

  

OPS

  

  

  

ERA

L. Hernandez  .87

B. Myers  3.82

E. Jackson  8.07

K/9IP

J. Sanchez  11.48

K. Davies  6.74

R. Rowland-Smith  2.79

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Angels Batters (4.07 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (5.46 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 31.Lester*
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
53.Abreu* G/S/vP 14/.819 ··· 2/2.000 7/.829 9/1.431 12/.786 4/.500 115/75 .274/.330/.472/.802 .576/.923 .588 107/.831 3/3 4/1
2.Aybar# G/S/vP 4/1.417 ··· 2/1.000 3/1.000 3/1.667 3/1.000 5/.800 112/78 .250/.318/.330/.648 .892/.540 .690 103/.627 2/3 1/3
28.Budde G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/2 .333/.333/.667/1.000 3.000/.000 3.000 3/1.000 0/0 0/0
17.Evans G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/1 .000/.000/.000/.000 /.000 1/.000 0/0 0/0
48.Hunter G/S/vP 3/1.667 1/.000 1/.000 6/.750 5/.800 5/1.800 2/.000 106/73 .304/.377/.511/.888 .815/.920 .889 98/.822 3/2 3/0
13.Izturis# G/S/vP 9/1.069 ··· 1/.000 7/.000 3/.000 4/.000 1/.000 44/38 .270/.364/.351/.715 .667/.723 1.136 43/.733 3/1 0/0
47.Kendrick G/S/vP 5/1.000 ··· 1/.000 4/1.500 ··· 3/.000 3/.666 99/73 .283/.323/.370/.693 .863/.635 .574 91/.688 2/1 1/2
5.Mathis G/S/vP 4/.750 ··· ··· 3/2.000 2/.000 1/.000 3/.666 37/26 .324/.351/.500/.851 .909/.824 .842 30/.811 2/0 1/0
55.Matsui* G/S/vP 5/.650 2/1.000 4/.250 6/.334 9/.583 6/.000 5/1.600 112/73 .260/.330/.440/.770 .835/.733 .704 104/.746 0/0 4/0
8.Morales# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 3/.000 1/.000 3/1.667 2/.000 107/69 .323/.364/.525/.890 .718/.984 .864 99/.890 0/0 6/1
44.Napoli G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 2/.000 2/.500 2/.000 2/.500 5/1.800 60/47 .192/.300/.269/.569 .657/.545 .837 60/.569 1/0 0/3
33.Pettit G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· / /// / / / /
20.Rivera G/S/vP 6/1.100 ··· 2/.000 3/1.334 ··· 8/.000 6/.833 96/66 .250/.313/.409/.722 .778/.696 .733 88/.767 0/0 3/1
12.Sandoval# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· / /// / / / /
77.Willits# G/S/vP 3/2.000 ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· 2/.000 2/.000 22/15 .167/.318/.222/.540 .629/.497 .675 22/.540 0/0 0/0
46.Wilson G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/2 .000/.000/.000/.000 /.000 2/.000 0/0 0/0
3.Wood G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 78/55 .184/.205/.237/.442 .542/.400 .349 70/.464 1/0 1/5
IP 28.2 10.1 15.2 12.2 8.0 13.0 11.2 TOTAL .262/.324/.403/.727 .758/.713 .713 .722 17/10 24/20
ERA-K/9 4.71/10.0 6.10/7.9 2.87/11.5 1.42/3.5 6.75/5.6 2.08/6.2 6.17/3.8 4.90/6.9

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Budde (2-1-0)
 Mathis (4-0-0)
 Napoli (16-3-1)
 Wilson (0-0-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 128/.241 45/.250 61/.182 46/.075 41/.361 55/.196 51/.271 .270  Willits
 Hunter
 Abreu
 Matsui
 Evans
 Rivera
2/5/1/2
0/24/0/1
0/0/24/1
3/0/0/0
0/1/0/0
22/1/2/0
OPS .708 .886 .615 .371 .981 .632 .835 .785
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 33/.906 25/.956 32/.291 20/.261 19/1.000 30/.840 22/.668 .790
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 95/.643 20/.800 29/.978 26/.458 22/.955 25/.383 29/.953 .780
Home 78/.805 28/.846 32/.356 30/.473 30/.956 35/.716 28/.804
Last 28d days 104/.686 40/.868 53/.659 42/.329 31/.971 51/.643 47/.765
HR/SB/CS 2/5/2 3/2/0 3/2/0 1/0/0 1/0/0 1/2/0 2/0/0 29/38/9
Usage ·····X·· ·······X ·X·o·X·o o·oo···X ···o···o ·X···o·o o··X··o·
RedSox Batters (5.04 RS/G) vs. Angels Pitchers (5.44 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 54.Santana
G/S/vB
52.Bulger
G/S/vB
40.Fuentes*
G/S/vB
65.Jepsen
G/S/vB
32.Palmer
G/S/vB
56.Rodney
G/S/vB
62.Shields
G/S/vB
43.Stokes
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
29.Beltre G/S/vP 41/.620 4/.500 9/.889 3/.333 8/1.089 6/.666 24/.742 5/.600 99/72 .333/.364/.441/.804 .491/.924 .766 91/.804 1/1 1/6
23.Cameron G/S/vP 3/2.500 ··· 10/.543 ··· ··· 1/.000 16/.192 3/.000 36/30 .233/.361/.333/.694 1.100/.613 .871 28/.655 0/0 0/1
7.Drew* G/S/vP 13/.581 ··· 7/.629 1/no AB 4/.500 1/no AB 10/1.389 4/1.500 103/66 .247/.330/.472/.802 .537/.961 .696 95/.854 0/1 5/0
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 9/.778 3/.333 ··· 2/1.000 4/.500 ··· 4/2.000 1/.000 30/24 .333/.333/.467/.800 .333/.917 .467 20/.950 2/0 0/0
22.Hall G/S/vP ··· 1/2.000 6/.000 ··· 2/.000 2/2.500 ··· 3/.666 42/21 .250/.415/.375/.790 .929/.650 .829 42/.790 1/0 1/2
32.Hermida* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 3/.666 56/48 .235/.304/.471/.774 .804/.769 .833 56/.774 1/0 3/2
70.Hulett* G/S/vP 6/.900 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· / /// / / / /
25.Lowell G/S/vP 12/.878 ··· 6/.750 1/.000 5/.600 4/.000 8/.250 4/2.500 45/23 .300/.378/.475/.853 .837/.867 1.282 45/.853 0/0 1/0
41.Martinez# G/S/vP 12/1.383 2/.000 1/5.000 1/.000 2/.000 7/.929 7/1.000 8/1.625 100/72 .239/.300/.326/.626 .929/.508 .799 91/.548 0/0 1/1
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 17/1.079 1/.000 4/.833 3/.666 4/.500 9/.778 18/1.389 3/1.000 71/54 .159/.254/.381/.634 .694/.616 .496 63/.698 0/1 3/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 9/.708 2/.000 2/.000 4/1.250 1/.000 ··· 6/1.167 3/2.334 124/93 .288/.325/.550/.875 .576/.976 .691 114/.858 2/0 7/0
68.Reddick* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 6/6 .167/.167/.333/.500 /.500 .500 6/.500 0/0 0/0
16.Scutaro G/S/vP 21/.583 2/2.000 ··· 1/.000 3/1.167 3/2.000 15/.539 1/.000 118/87 .275/.362/.363/.725 .757/.713 .674 110/.699 1/2 2/3
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 15/.067 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 4/.917 17/.508 2/2.000 37/26 .324/.378/.824/1.202 1.064/1.260 .984 37/1.202 0/0 5/0
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 3/1.167 1/no AB 2/2.000 2/1.000 1/3.000 1/.000 5/1.800 4/1.833 114/84 .289/.386/.546/.932 1.417/.770 1.026 106/.877 1/0 5/0
IP 33.1 10.0 4.2 11.0 21.1 12.2 7.1 13.2 TOTAL .270/.343/.460/.802 .824/.794 .796 .798 10/5 37/25
ERA-K/9 4.59/7.6 6.30/7.2 3.86/11.5 1.64/9.8 6.75/4.6 2.84/6.4 9.82/7.4 5.93/8.5 5.23/7.0

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Martinez (27-7-1)
 Varitek (11-2-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 142/.246 50/.293 21/.222 46/.220 106/.322 48/.122 42/.313 67/.339 .279  Hall
 Hermida
 Cameron
 Reddick
 Drew
 Ellsbury
11/3/2/1
16/0/1/1
0/11/0/1
1/2/0/0
0/0/25/0
6/1/0/0
OPS .772 .920 .722 .582 .891 .470 .932 1.076 .832
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 94/.783 27/1.126 6/.333 29/.445 44/.902 25/.520 21/1.167 32/1.149 .834
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 48/.749 23/.679 15/.900 17/.812 62/.878 23/.412 21/.723 35/1.013 .830
Road 60/.720 19/1.233 / 11/.864 36/.841 14/.220 11/1.323 26/1.253
Last 28d days 142/.772 50/.920 18/.856 40/.534 98/.917 45/.475 42/.932 61/1.165
HR/SB/CS 6/6/1 2/2/0 1/1/1 0/1/0 1/1/1 1/2/0 1/2/1 3/0/0 36/22/4
Usage ·····X·· oX·····X ·····X·X ··o··o·o X··X··X· ··X··o·X ·Xo···o· Xo·X··Xo

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.