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Game Preview: LAA @ BOS, 7:10pm, Thursday, May 6, 2010 @Fenway Park II

Angels, 12-17, 12-173rd, 3 GB, 8 GB in WC

SP: Scott Kazmir (26, LHP, 2-1, 5.57)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (2-1) 21.0 22 14 13 11 19 5 5.57
2009 (10-9) 147.1 149 85 80 60 117 16 4.89
2008 (12-8) 152.1 123 61 59 70 166 23 3.49
Last 7 GS 4-2 38.0 37 17 16 15 31 5 3.79 51
2010-05-01 @DET ND 6.0 5 2 1 4 7 0 117 59
2010-04-25 NYY W 5.1 3 4 4 4 3 2 92 45
2010-04-20 DET W 5.2 6 2 2 0 7 0 99 56
2010-04-15 @NYY L 4.0 8 6 6 3 2 3 87 21
2009-10-03 @OAK W 5.0 3 0 0 1 3 0 76 63
2009-09-23 NYY L 6.0 6 3 3 3 4 0 112 49
2009-09-18 @TEX W 6.0 6 0 0 0 5 0 104 65
Last 5 v.BOS 2-1 25.0 31 19 19 17 15 7 6.84 39
2009-05-09 @BOS W 5.0 8 3 3 3 2 1 100 38
2009-04-08 @BOS W 6.0 5 1 1 3 4 0 111 59
2008-09-15 BOS L 3.0 6 9 9 4 2 4 72 9
2008-09-09 @BOS ND 6.0 5 2 2 3 4 1 108 55
2008-07-02 BOS ND 5.0 7 4 4 4 3 1 107 36
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    8-9    Road:    4-8    ExtrInn: 0-0 
 vsRHP:   8-12   vsLHP:   4-5    1-Run:   3-3 
 vsEast:  6-6    vsCntrl: 5-9    vsWest:  1-2  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 29 Wed, May  5  @BOS  L   1-3       12-17  3rd  3.0 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
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 9-11   Last 30:12-17
RedSox, 14-14, 14-144th, 6½ GB, 5½ GB in WC

SP: Daisuke Matsuzaka (29, RHP, 0-1, 11.57)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. LAA Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (0-1) 4.2 7 7 6 3 4 2 11.57
2009 (4-6) 59.1 81 38 38 30 54 10 5.76
2008 (18-3) 167.2 128 58 54 94 154 12 2.90
Last 7 GS 3-3 37.0 44 23 22 20 29 7 5.35 44
2010-05-01 @BAL L 4.2 7 7 6 3 4 2 95 25
2009-10-02 CLE W 6.0 5 2 2 3 7 0 104 58
2009-09-26 @NYY L 7.0 6 1 1 5 3 1 115 59
2009-09-20 @BAL W 5.1 8 3 3 1 5 1 110 44
2009-09-15 LAA W 6.0 3 0 0 3 5 0 93 68
2009-06-19 ATL L 4.0 8 6 6 4 2 1 67 20
2009-06-13 @PHI ND 4.0 7 4 4 1 3 2 91 34
Last 5 v.LAA 1-1 11.0 10 6 6 5 8 2 4.91 49
2009-09-15 LAA W 6.0 3 0 0 3 5 0 93 68
2008-07-28 LAA L 5.0 7 6 6 2 3 2 91 30
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    8-8    Road:    6-6    ExtrInn: 1-5 
 vsRHP:   8-11   vsLHP:   6-3    1-Run:   6-5 
 vsEast:  6-10   vsCntrl: 3-3    vsWest:  5-1  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 28 Wed, May  5   LAA  W   3-1       14-14  4th  6.5 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
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:14-14
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Wed, May 05, 2010 BOS  3  LAA  1        W:John Lackey (3-1), L: Joel Pineiro (2-4), S: Jonathan Papelbon (8)
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)
Season Series: 2010 - BOS leads 3-0; 2009 - LAA won 5-4; 2008 - LAA won 8-1; All-Time - BOS leads 315-277

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  5.93

STL  4.43

HOU  2.85

RA/G

SFG  3.00

DET  4.66

PIT  6.63

BA

  

  

  

OBP

  

  

  

SLG

  

  

  

OPS

  

  

  

ERA

U. Jimenez  .87

J. Lester  3.93

D. Davis  8.13

K/9IP

T. Lincecum  11.91

J. Beckett  6.55

N. Blackburn  2.48

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

Angels Batters (3.86 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (5.14 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 18.Matsuzaka
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 21/.583 ··· 2/2.000 7/.829 9/1.431 13/.712 4/.500 123/79 .257/.317/.442/.760 .522/.894 .518 107/.807 3/3 4/1
2.Aybar# G/S/vP 2/1.000 ··· 3/.666 3/1.000 3/1.667 3/1.000 5/.800 120/82 .236/.314/.311/.625 .876/.512 .635 103/.640 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 10/.700 1/.000 1/.000 6/.750 5/.800 7/1.286 2/.000 114/78 .290/.360/.490/.850 .833/.858 .791 98/.797 3/2 3/0
13.Izturis# G/S/vP 6/.500 ··· 1/.000 7/.000 3/.000 4/.000 1/.000 47/41 .256/.362/.333/.695 .667/.699 1.005 42/.776 3/1 0/0
47.Kendrick G/S/vP 2/.500 ··· 1/.000 4/1.500 ··· 3/.000 3/.666 105/76 .276/.314/.357/.671 .841/.609 .538 89/.617 2/1 1/2
5.Mathis G/S/vP 4/.000 ··· ··· 3/2.000 2/.000 1/.000 3/.666 37/26 .324/.351/.500/.851 .909/.824 .842 27/.829 2/0 1/0
55.Matsui* G/S/vP 16/.938 2/1.000 4/.250 6/.334 9/.583 7/.000 5/1.600 119/77 .243/.311/.411/.722 .773/.692 .599 103/.661 0/0 4/0
8.Morales# G/S/vP 3/1.167 ··· ··· 3/.000 1/.000 5/.900 2/.000 115/74 .308/.348/.495/.843 .663/.943 .757 99/.869 0/0 6/2
44.Napoli G/S/vP ··· ··· 3/.000 2/.500 2/.000 2/.500 5/1.800 66/50 .228/.333/.316/.649 1.000/.536 .970 61/.671 2/0 0/3
33.Pettit G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· / /// / / / /
20.Rivera G/S/vP 4/.000 ··· 2/.000 3/1.334 ··· 8/.000 6/.833 99/66 .242/.303/.396/.699 .703/.696 .669 83/.765 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 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 84/58 .185/.205/.272/.476 .497/.466 .439 72/.530 1/0 2/5
IP 4.2 10.1 16.2 12.2 8.0 15.0 11.2 TOTAL .254/.316/.392/.708 .737/.695 .669 .713 18/10 25/21
ERA-K/9 11.57/7.7 6.10/7.9 2.70/11.9 1.42/3.5 6.75/5.6 1.80/6.6 6.17/3.8 4.63/6.8

 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 22/.368 45/.250 64/.172 46/.075 41/.361 61/.173 51/.271 .261  Willits
 Hunter
 Abreu
 Matsui
 Rivera
 Evans
2/5/1/2
0/26/0/1
0/0/26/1
4/0/0/1
23/1/2/0
0/1/0/0
OPS 1.191 .886 .584 .371 .981 .564 .835 .763
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 12/.917 25/.956 33/.282 20/.261 19/1.000 34/.732 22/.668 .756
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 10/1.600 20/.800 31/.910 26/.458 22/.955 27/.353 29/.953 .769
Home / 28/.846 35/.325 30/.473 30/.956 41/.603 28/.804
Last 28d days 22/1.191 37/.900 51/.646 42/.329 31/.971 50/.489 47/.765
HR/SB/CS 2/0/1 3/2/0 3/2/0 1/0/0 1/0/0 1/2/0 2/0/0 30/39/9
Usage ····X··· ········ o··X·o·X ··o·oo·· ·····o·· oo·X···o ··o··X··
RedSox Batters (4.96 RS/G) vs. Angels Pitchers (5.34 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 19.Kazmir*
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 21/.349 4/.500 10/1.457 4/.500 8/1.089 6/.666 24/.742 5/.600 107/79 .340/.374/.470/.844 .657/.911 .845 95/.862 1/1 2/6
23.Cameron G/S/vP 3/2.000 ··· 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 8/.679 1/.000 7/.629 2/2.000 4/.500 1/no AB 10/1.389 4/1.500 111/74 .250/.333/.469/.802 .537/.943 .709 99/.865 0/1 5/0
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 20/.650 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 6/.833 1/2.000 7/.000 ··· 2/.000 2/2.500 ··· 3/.666 46/24 .250/.400/.361/.761 .880/.654 .779 46/.761 1/0 1/2
32.Hermida* G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· ··· 1/3.000 2/.000 ··· ··· 3/.666 63/55 .246/.317/.474/.791 .804/.789 .853 63/.791 1/0 3/2
70.Hulett* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· / /// / / / /
25.Lowell G/S/vP 45/.933 ··· 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 11/.910 3/.000 1/5.000 2/.500 2/.000 7/.929 7/1.000 8/1.625 108/80 .242/.306/.323/.629 .929/.523 .782 94/.565 0/0 1/1
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 50/.664 1/.000 5/.650 4/.500 4/.500 9/.778 18/1.389 3/1.000 79/61 .171/.266/.414/.680 .653/.688 .596 67/.758 0/1 4/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 36/1.393 3/.333 2/.000 4/1.250 1/.000 ··· 7/1.238 3/2.334 133/102 .297/.341/.551/.892 .576/.990 .741 118/.876 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 20/.683 3/2.333 ··· 1/.000 3/1.167 3/2.000 16/.650 1/.000 127/96 .288/.368/.396/.764 .757/.766 .747 115/.759 1/2 2/3
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 44/.699 ··· 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 45/.649 2/2.000 2/2.000 3/1.167 1/3.000 1/.000 5/1.800 4/1.833 122/92 .291/.393/.534/.927 1.417/.776 1.008 110/.882 1/0 5/0
IP 21.0 11.0 5.2 11.2 21.1 12.2 7.2 13.2 TOTAL .274/.348/.464/.812 .831/.805 .813 .819 10/5 39/25
ERA-K/9 5.57/8.1 5.73/8.2 4.76/11.1 4.63/9.2 6.75/4.6 2.84/6.4 9.39/8.2 5.93/8.5 5.19/7.1

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

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 98/.262 55/.311 25/.227 52/.250 106/.322 48/.122 46/.343 67/.339 .282  Hermida
 Cameron
 Hall
 Ellsbury
 Reddick
 Drew
18/0/1/1
0/11/0/1
12/4/2/1
6/1/0/0
1/2/0/0
0/0/27/0
OPS .910 .959 .820 .694 .891 .470 1.003 1.076 .839
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 16/2.029 29/1.039 8/.250 33/.592 44/.902 25/.520 22/1.101 32/1.149 .832
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 82/.691 26/.869 17/1.126 19/.874 62/.878 23/.412 24/.921 35/1.013 .844
Road 51/1.067 24/1.259 4/1.250 17/1.145 36/.841 14/.220 15/1.433 26/1.253
Last 28d days 98/.910 48/1.073 22/.943 42/.685 98/.917 38/.245 42/1.061 54/1.111
HR/SB/CS 5/2/0 2/2/0 2/1/1 0/1/0 1/1/1 1/2/0 1/2/1 3/0/0 38/22/4
Usage ····X··· o·oX···· X······X ·X··o··o ··X··X·· ····X··o ·o·Xo··· ··Xo·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.