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Game Preview: LAA @ BOS, 7:10pm, Wednesday, May 5, 2010 @Fenway Park II

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Angels, 12-16, 12-163rd, 2½ GB, 7 GB in WC

SP: Joel Pineiro (31, RHP, 2-3, 5.76)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (2-3) 29.2 40 20 19 5 16 4 5.76
2009 (15-12) 214.0 218 94 83 27 105 11 3.49
2008 (7-7) 148.2 180 89 85 35 81 22 5.15
Last 7 GS 2-4 40.2 54 31 29 7 21 8 6.42 41
2010-04-30 @DET L 3.1 10 10 9 1 1 3 63 2
2010-04-24 NYY L 6.0 11 6 6 1 2 0 101 27
2010-04-19 DET W 7.1 9 0 0 0 4 0 104 64
2010-04-14 @NYY W 7.0 5 1 1 0 7 0 107 70
2010-04-08 MIN L 6.0 5 3 3 3 2 1 103 49
2009-10-04 MIL ND 5.0 6 4 3 1 4 1 81 44
2009-09-29 @CIN L 6.0 8 7 7 1 1 3 88 28
Last 5 v.BOS 1-2 27.2 37 22 22 11 15 5 7.16 38
2008-06-22 @BOS ND 7.0 7 2 2 0 1 1 81 56
2006-04-15 @BOS W 6.1 5 0 0 2 5 0 111 66
2005-05-13 BOS ND 3.2 8 6 6 4 0 2 81 17
2005-05-08 @BOS L 7.0 10 6 6 1 4 0 109 36
2004-07-20 BOS L 3.2 7 8 8 4 5 2 81 16
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    8-9    Road:    4-7    ExtrInn: 0-0 
 vsRHP:   8-11   vsLHP:   4-5    1-Run:   3-3 
 vsEast:  6-5    vsCntrl: 5-9    vsWest:  1-2  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 28 Tue, May  4  @BOS  L   1-5       12-16  3rd  2.5 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
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:12-16
RedSox, 13-14, 13-144th, 6½ GB, 5½ GB in WC

SP: John Lackey (31, RHP, 2-1, 4.50)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. LAA Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (2-1) 30.0 35 16 15 12 17 2 4.50
2009 (11-8) 176.1 177 84 75 47 139 17 3.83
2008 (12-5) 163.1 161 71 68 40 130 26 3.75
Last 7 GS 2-1 37.0 49 24 23 13 21 5 5.59 43
2010-04-30 @BAL ND 7.0 6 3 2 3 6 0 120 58
2010-04-24 BAL W 7.0 10 3 3 2 3 1 111 46
2010-04-19 TBR L 3.1 9 8 8 1 3 1 79 12
2010-04-14 @MIN W 6.2 7 2 2 4 2 0 107 50
2010-04-07 NYY ND 6.0 3 0 0 2 3 0 100 67
2009-10-01 TEX ND 2.0 4 2 2 0 2 1 40 42
2009-09-26 OAK ND 5.0 10 6 6 1 2 2 92 24
Has never faced LAA as starter.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    7-8    Road:    6-6    ExtrInn: 1-5 
 vsRHP:   7-11   vsLHP:   6-3    1-Run:   6-5 
 vsEast:  6-10   vsCntrl: 3-3    vsWest:  4-1  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 27 Tue, May  4   LAA  W   5-1       13-14  4th  6.5 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
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:13-14
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Tue, May 04, 2010 BOS  5  LAA  1        W:Jon Lester (2-2), L: Kevin Jepsen (0-1), S: none
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)
Season Series: 2010 - BOS leads 2-0; 2009 - LAA won 5-4; 2008 - LAA won 8-1; All-Time - BOS leads 314-277

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

TBR  5.85

TEX  4.48

HOU  2.81

RA/G

STL  3.00

DET  4.64

PIT  6.81

BA

  

  

  

OBP

  

  

  

SLG

  

  

  

OPS

  

  

  

ERA

U. Jimenez  .87

R. Wolf  3.86

E. Jackson  8.07

K/9IP

T. Lincecum  11.91

S. Baker  6.63

N. Blackburn  2.48

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

Angels Batters (3.96 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (5.30 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 40.Lackey
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 28/.619 ··· 2/2.000 7/.829 9/1.431 12/.786 4/.500 119/75 .264/.319/.455/.774 .522/.923 .536 107/.812 3/3 4/1
2.Aybar# G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/1.000 3/1.000 3/1.667 3/1.000 5/.800 116/78 .245/.325/.324/.648 .876/.540 .688 103/.654 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 36/.806 1/.000 1/.000 6/.750 5/.800 6/1.500 2/.000 110/74 .302/.373/.510/.883 .833/.907 .875 98/.834 3/2 3/0
13.Izturis# G/S/vP ··· ··· 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 ··· ··· 1/.000 4/1.500 ··· 3/.000 3/.666 102/73 .284/.324/.368/.692 .841/.635 .581 90/.668 2/1 1/2
5.Mathis G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 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 32/.808 2/1.000 4/.250 6/.334 9/.583 7/.000 5/1.600 116/74 .250/.319/.423/.742 .773/.722 .640 104/.674 0/0 4/0
8.Morales# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 3/.000 1/.000 4/1.167 2/.000 111/70 .311/.351/.505/.856 .663/.969 .782 99/.869 0/0 6/2
44.Napoli G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.000 2/.500 2/.000 2/.500 5/1.800 63/47 .236/.333/.327/.661 1.000/.545 1.031 59/.672 2/0 0/3
33.Pettit G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· / /// / / / /
20.Rivera G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.000 3/1.334 ··· 8/.000 6/.833 99/66 .242/.303/.396/.699 .703/.696 .669 87/.752 0/0 3/1
12.Sandoval# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· / /// / / / /
77.Willits# G/S/vP ··· ··· 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 81/55 .179/.200/.231/.431 .497/.400 .328 69/.478 1/0 1/5
IP 30.0 10.1 15.2 12.2 8.0 14.0 11.2 TOTAL .260/.321/.398/.719 .737/.710 .694 .719 18/10 24/21
ERA-K/9 4.50/5.1 6.10/7.9 2.87/11.5 1.42/3.5 6.75/5.6 1.93/7.1 6.17/3.8 4.76/6.9

 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 129/.307 45/.250 61/.182 46/.075 41/.361 58/.184 51/.271 .267  Willits
 Hunter
 Abreu
 Rivera
 Matsui
 Evans
2/5/1/2
0/25/0/1
0/0/25/1
23/1/2/0
3/0/0/0
0/1/0/0
OPS .805 .886 .615 .371 .981 .596 .835 .775
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 77/.676 25/.956 32/.291 20/.261 19/1.000 32/.782 22/.668 .775
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 52/.976 20/.800 29/.978 26/.458 22/.955 26/.367 29/.953 .776
Home 72/.917 28/.846 32/.356 30/.473 30/.956 38/.655 28/.804
Last 28d days 107/.880 37/.900 48/.689 42/.329 31/.971 47/.523 47/.765
HR/SB/CS 2/2/3 3/2/0 3/2/0 1/0/0 1/0/0 1/2/0 2/0/0 29/39/9
Usage ····X··· ········ ··X·o·X· ·o·oo··· ····o··· o·X···o· ·o··X··o
RedSox Batters (5.04 RS/G) vs. Angels Pitchers (5.43 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 35.Pineiro
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 1/.000 4/.500 9/.889 4/.500 8/1.089 6/.666 24/.742 5/.600 103/76 .323/.359/.427/.786 .491/.894 .733 91/.798 1/1 1/6
23.Cameron G/S/vP 20/.516 ··· 10/.543 ··· ··· 1/.000 16/.192 3/.000 36/30 .233/.361/.333/.694 1.100/.613 .871 24/.633 0/0 0/1
7.Drew* G/S/vP 9/.444 ··· 7/.629 2/2.000 4/.500 1/no AB 10/1.389 4/1.500 107/70 .258/.336/.484/.820 .537/.979 .735 95/.889 0/1 5/0
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 3/.000 3/.333 ··· 2/1.000 4/.500 ··· 4/2.000 1/.000 30/24 .333/.333/.467/.800 .333/.917 .467 15/1.133 2/0 0/0
22.Hall G/S/vP 9/1.111 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 3/.000 ··· ··· 1/3.000 2/.000 ··· ··· 3/.666 60/52 .255/.317/.491/.808 .804/.808 .891 60/.808 1/0 3/2
70.Hulett* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· / /// / / / /
25.Lowell G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· 6/.750 1/.000 5/.600 4/.000 9/.555 4/2.500 46/24 .317/.391/.512/.903 .837/.962 1.357 46/.903 0/0 1/0
41.Martinez# G/S/vP 17/.607 2/.000 1/5.000 2/.500 2/.000 7/.929 7/1.000 8/1.625 104/76 .242/.308/.326/.634 .929/.524 .802 90/.568 0/0 1/1
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 29/1.266 1/.000 4/.833 4/.500 4/.500 9/.778 18/1.389 3/1.000 75/58 .149/.240/.358/.598 .694/.570 .447 63/.665 0/1 3/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 3/1.667 2/.000 2/.000 4/1.250 1/.000 ··· 7/1.238 3/2.334 129/98 .287/.328/.548/.876 .576/.972 .705 114/.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 18/.860 2/2.000 ··· 1/.000 3/1.167 3/2.000 16/.650 1/.000 123/92 .290/.372/.393/.764 .757/.767 .746 111/.759 1/2 2/3
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 20/.105 ··· 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 12/.833 1/no AB 2/2.000 3/1.167 1/3.000 1/.000 5/1.800 4/1.833 118/88 .293/.398/.545/.944 1.417/.790 1.043 106/.898 1/0 5/0
IP 29.2 10.0 4.2 11.2 21.1 12.2 7.2 13.2 TOTAL .272/.345/.461/.806 .824/.799 .803 .813 10/5 37/25
ERA-K/9 5.76/4.8 6.30/7.2 3.86/11.5 4.63/9.2 6.75/4.6 2.84/6.4 9.39/8.2 5.93/8.5 5.25/7.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Martinez (28-7-1)
 Varitek (11-2-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 133/.320 50/.293 21/.222 52/.250 106/.322 48/.122 46/.343 67/.339 .280  Hermida
 Cameron
 Hall
 Ellsbury
 Reddick
 Drew
17/0/1/1
0/11/0/1
11/3/2/1
6/1/0/0
1/2/0/0
0/0/26/0
OPS .868 .920 .722 .694 .891 .470 1.003 1.076 .834
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 72/.853 27/1.126 6/.333 33/.592 44/.902 25/.520 22/1.101 32/1.149 .832
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 61/.887 23/.679 15/.900 19/.874 62/.878 23/.412 24/.921 35/1.013 .836
Road 49/.986 19/1.233 / 17/1.145 36/.841 14/.220 15/1.433 26/1.253
Last 28d days 133/.868 43/1.041 18/.856 46/.667 98/.917 45/.475 42/1.061 61/1.165
HR/SB/CS 4/0/0 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··o··o· ·X··X··X ···X··o· o·Xo···o ·Xo·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.