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Game Preview: TEX @ BOS, 7:10pm, Thursday, July 15, 2010 @Fenway Park II

Rangers, 50-38, 50-38

SP: Tommy Hunter (23, RHP, 5-0, 2.34)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (5-0) 42.1 40 13 11 10 27 3 2.34
2009 (9-6) 112.0 113 55 51 33 64 13 4.10
2008 (0-2) 11.0 23 20 20 3 9 4 16.36
Last 7 GS 5-0 42.1 40 13 11 9 27 3 2.34 57
2010-07-08 BAL ND 6.0 7 3 3 1 7 2 86 52
2010-07-03 CHW W 7.0 9 1 1 1 3 0 94 57
2010-06-27 HOU W 6.0 5 1 1 2 1 0 86 57
2010-06-22 PIT W 6.0 9 3 2 0 6 0 88 50
2010-06-16 @FLA ND 2.1 0 1 1 2 1 0 35 52
2010-06-10 SEA W 6.0 5 3 2 3 5 0 95 54
2010-06-05 TBR W 9.0 5 1 1 0 4 1 117 77
Last 5 v.BOS 1-1 7.2 11 10 10 2 3 1 11.74 33
2009-07-21 BOS W 6.0 4 1 1 1 2 0 85 61
2008-08-14 @BOS L 1.2 7 9 9 1 1 1 50 5
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   31-19   Road:   19-19   ExtrInn: 5-4 
 vsRHP:  35-25   vsLHP:  15-13   1-Run:  16-13
 vsEast:  6-15   vsCntrl:16-12   vsWest: 14-7  IL:14-4 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 88 Sun, Jul 11   BAL  L   1-4       50-38  1st  4.5 up
 87 Sat, Jul 10   BAL  L   1-6       50-37  1st  4.5 up
 86 Fri, Jul  9   BAL  L   6-7 (10)  50-36  1st  4.5 up
 85 Thu, Jul  8   BAL  L   4-6       50-35  1st  5.5 up
 84 Wed, Jul  7   CLE  W   4-3       50-34  1st  5.5 up
 83 Tue, Jul  6   CLE  W  12-1       49-34  1st  4.5 up
 82 Mon, Jul  5   CLE  L   3-9       48-34  1st  3.5 up
 81 Sun, Jul  4   CHW  L   3-5       48-33  1st  3.5 up
 80 Sat, Jul  3   CHW  W   3-1       48-32  1st  4.5 up
 79 Fri, Jul  2   CHW  L   3-5       47-32  1st  3.5 up
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:19-11
RedSox, 51-37, 51-37

SP: Tim Wakefield (43, RHP, 3-7, 5.22)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. TEX Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (3-7) 100.0 106 62 58 26 54 15 5.22
2009 (11-5) 129.2 137 67 66 50 72 12 4.58
2008 (10-11) 181.0 154 89 83 60 117 25 4.13
Last 7 GS 2-4 47.2 46 28 25 12 29 8 4.72 50
2010-07-07 @TBR L 5.2 4 6 6 6 3 1 112 34
2010-07-02 BAL W 8.0 7 2 2 1 4 1 96 63
2010-06-25 @SFG L 7.0 11 4 3 2 3 1 100 42
2010-06-19 LAD ND 6.1 5 4 3 2 6 1 95 53
2010-06-13 PHI L 7.1 7 4 4 1 3 1 109 50
2010-06-08 @CLE W 7.1 4 2 1 0 6 1 105 70
2010-06-03 OAK L 6.0 8 6 6 0 4 2 78 36
Last 5 v.TEX 3-1 29.1 30 23 23 14 16 2 7.06 42
2010-04-20 TEX ND 6.0 7 6 6 5 3 0 114 32
2008-09-06 @TEX L 1.2 4 7 7 4 0 0 49 15
2008-04-20 TEX W 8.0 7 5 5 0 5 2 86 53
2007-06-29 TEX W 6.2 7 1 1 4 4 0 101 56
2007-05-26 @TEX W 7.0 5 4 4 1 4 0 91 54
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   29-17   Road:   22-20   ExtrInn: 2-7 
 vsRHP:  35-25   vsLHP:  16-12   1-Run:  14-15
 vsEast: 20-21   vsCntrl:10-9    vsWest:  8-2  IL:13-5 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 88 Sun, Jul 11  @TOR  W   3-2       51-37  3rd  5.0 gb
 87 Sat, Jul 10  @TOR  L   5-9       50-37  3rd  5.0 gb
 86 Fri, Jul  9  @TOR  W  14-3       50-36  3rd  5.0 gb
 85 Wed, Jul  7  @TBR  L   4-6       49-36  3rd  4.5 gb
 84 Tue, Jul  6  @TBR  L   2-3       49-35  3rd  3.5 gb
 83 Mon, Jul  5  @TBR  L   5-6       49-34  3rd  2.5 gb
 82 Sun, Jul  4   BAL  L   1-6       49-33  2nd  1.5 gb
 81 Sat, Jul  3   BAL  W   9-3       49-32  2nd  0.5 gb
 80 Fri, Jul  2   BAL  W   3-2       48-32  2nd  0.5 gb
 79 Wed, Jun 30   TBR  L   4-9       47-32  2nd  1.0 gb
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:18-12
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Thu, Apr 22, 2010 TEX  3 @BOS  0        W:C.J. Wilson (1-1), L: Clay Buchholz (1-2), S: Darren Oliver (1)
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)
Season Series: 2010 - BOS over 2-1; 2009 - TEX won 7-2; 2008 - BOS won 9-1; All-Time - BOS leads 321-281

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

BOS  5.47

LAA  4.53

PIT  3.23

RA/G

SDP  3.45

COL  4.38

ARI  5.66

BA

J. Hamilton  .346

O. Hudson  .281

L. Valbuena  .166

OBP

J. Morneau  .437

M. Young  .353

B. Wood  .189

SLG

M. Cabrera  .651

A. LaRoche  .456

B. Wood  .229

OPS

M. Cabrera  1.074

J. Loney  .803

B. Wood  .418

ERA

J. Johnson  1.70

H. Kuroda  3.87

S. Kazmir  6.92

K/9IP

C. Kershaw  10.26

A. Burnett  6.75

N. Blackburn  3.15

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Rangers Batters (5.15 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.64 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS Wakefield
G/S/vB
48.Atchison
G/S/vB
51.Bard
G/S/vB
59.Manuel
G/S/vB
37.Okajima*
G/S/vB
58.Papelbon
G/S/vB
56.Ramirez
G/S/vB
62.Richardson*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
1.Andrus G/S/vP 4/.500 ··· 4/.666 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 2/1.500 ··· 382/281 .280/.361/.322/.683 .675/.687 .662 93/.625 23/10 0/11
14.Arias G/S/vP 3/1.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 86/59 .277/.294/.325/.619 .706/.582 .609 15/.552 1/0 0/2
3.Blanco# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 77/51 .239/.329/.269/.598 .414/.691 .531 20/.862 0/1 0/4
29.Borbon* G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 2/1.000 ··· 273/209 .280/.313/.370/.684 .634/.697 .647 74/.767 8/6 3/2
17.Cruz G/S/vP 4/2.500 ··· ··· ··· 5/1.850 3/.666 1/no AB ··· 199/133 .299/.362/.580/.942 1.038/.894 .774 73/.631 9/2 11/1
19.Davis* G/S/vP 4/.250 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/no AB 4/.000 1/.000 ··· 63/48 .214/.286/.304/.589 .210/.705 .536 10/.775 1/0 0/1
27.Guerrero G/S/vP 33/1.736 ··· 1/.000 ··· 7/.953 12/.258 2/.000 ··· 354/260 .319/.364/.554/.919 1.078/.862 .842 92/.854 4/3 20/2
32.Hamilton* G/S/vP 10/.522 1/no AB ··· ··· 5/.200 1/2.000 4/.750 ··· 368/249 .346/.390/.625/1.014 .773/1.130 .857 91/1.183 7/1 22/3
5.Kinsler G/S/vP 13/.539 ··· 2/.000 ··· 4/.000 4/.500 ··· ··· 285/219 .310/.408/.423/.831 1.114/.748 .708 96/1.031 8/3 4/2
11.Molina G/S/vP 22/1.059 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 4/.833 2/.000 ··· 247/174 .249/.305/.316/.620 .874/.518 .509 52/.487 0/0 3/1
7.Murphy* G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 231/156 .271/.326/.386/.712 .772/.683 .627 44/.945 4/1 3/1
15.Treanor G/S/vP 3/1.167 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/.500 1/no AB ··· 199/136 .228/.308/.363/.670 .495/.753 .668 43/.573 1/1 5/2
10.Young G/S/vP 53/.704 2/.500 3/.000 ··· 7/.453 5/.000 7/.143 ··· 397/290 .301/.353/.478/.831 .961/.782 .738 97/.797 3/2 12/13
IP 100.0 28.2 42.2 4.1 27.0 36.0 35.2 5.1 TOTAL .278/.343/.425/.769 .743/.779 .695 .797 71/30 90/65
ERA-K/9 5.22/4.9 4.71/7.5 1.90/9.5 6.23/4.2 6.00/7.0 3.50/7.8 4.79/6.1 3.38/6.8 4.34/6.9

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Molina (54-15-3)
 Treanor (33-16-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 432/.264 119/.226 163/.158 18/.188 131/.330 148/.212 152/.259 24/.364 .253  Hamilton
 Murphy
 Cruz
 Borbon
 Guerrero
71/19/0/6
25/1/41/5
1/0/46/3
0/76/0/2
0/0/12/1
OPS .757 .693 .491 .903 .943 .684 .795 1.011 .727
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 189/.813 63/.821 84/.326 5/.400 62/.891 79/.821 66/.862 12/1.333 .758
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 243/.714 56/.550 79/.660 13/1.000 69/.989 69/.517 86/.743 12/.633 .700
Home 237/.757 78/.713 73/.388 5/1.400 68/.879 77/.577 79/.859 11/1.182
Last 28d days 120/.699 45/.488 27/.222 18/.903 29/1.261 34/.688 39/.775 21/1.065
HR/SB/CS 15/19/3 3/5/1 4/2/0 2/0/0 5/1/1 6/3/0 6/2/0 2/1/0 81/92/21
Usage ·······X ····o··· ···X···· ·····X·o ········ ···o···o ····o··o ····oX·o
RedSox Batters (5.47 RS/G) vs. Rangers Pitchers (4.31 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 35.Hunter
G/S/vB
30.Feliz
G/S/vB
50.Francisco
G/S/vB
54.Harrison*
G/S/vB
57.Nippert
G/S/vB
56.O'Day
G/S/vB
64.Ogando
G/S/vB
28.Oliver*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
29.Beltre G/S/vP 6/1.167 ··· 7/.714 12/1.000 9/1.431 7/.429 ··· 30/.200 349/255 .330/.370/.537/.907 1.045/.857 .841 79/.938 1/1 13/14
23.Cameron G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 4/.250 ··· ··· 27/.697 132/104 .283/.341/.417/.758 1.411/.591 .748 52/.897 0/1 3/2
36.Cash G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 4/.500 2/1.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 86/65 .184/.262/.276/.538 .578/.526 .452 31/.301 0/0 2/0
7.Drew* G/S/vP 4/.000 1/.000 2/2.500 3/2.667 8/.375 3/.333 ··· 14/.578 301/210 .275/.359/.477/.836 .498/.986 .870 43/1.004 2/1 10/0
22.Hall G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.000 2/1.000 3/.666 2/2.000 ··· 1/.000 188/114 .239/.332/.423/.755 .755/.755 .767 58/.785 3/0 7/5
54.McDonald G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/2.000 2/5.000 1/.000 2/.000 ··· 1/5.000 215/137 .271/.330/.411/.742 .833/.689 .675 59/.760 6/0 6/1
44.Molina G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 7/4 .143/.143/.143/.286 .000/.500 .000 7/.286 0/0 0/0
60.Nava# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 89/66 .300/.371/.488/.858 .611/.936 1.047 70/.730 0/1 1/0
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 5/1.400 1/.000 4/1.750 3/.666 11/1.636 1/.000 ··· 13/.608 305/222 .263/.384/.562/.945 .578/1.092 .984 80/1.014 0/1 18/0
3.Patterson* G/S/vP 2/2.500 2/.000 2/.000 ··· 10/.222 4/.500 ··· 4/.833 140/114 .217/.273/.450/.723 .317/.816 .639 31/.894 6/0 6/1
16.Scutaro G/S/vP 6/.334 2/.000 6/.000 6/.750 5/.400 6/.533 ··· 6/.167 400/295 .283/.348/.378/.727 .772/.710 .747 93/.622 2/3 4/11
30.Shealy G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/2 .000/.000/.000/.000 .000/.000 3/.000 0/0 0/0
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 5/1.600 1/.000 5/2.300 5/1.000 7/.619 6/.666 ··· 5/1.100 357/269 .293/.406/.575/.981 1.310/.881 .979 76/.805 3/1 18/2
IP 42.1 37.2 40.0 50.1 41.2 36.1 15.2 39.2 TOTAL .276/.350/.468/.819 .836/.812 .837 .816 30/10 118/60
ERA-K/9 2.34/5.7 3.82/10.0 4.28/11.0 4.47/5.2 5.40/8.2 1.49/6.2 0.57/6.3 1.36/9.7 3.97/7.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Cash (21-5-4)
 Molina (3-0-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 174/.247 154/.197 171/.261 223/.250 202/.311 139/.198 59/.154 146/.191 .246  McDonald
 Cameron
 Patterson
 Nava
 Hall
 Drew
15/47/15/5
0/35/0/1
29/8/0/1
23/0/0/1
30/7/6/1
0/0/75/0
OPS .639 .600 .701 .714 .899 .523 .449 .539 .716
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 85/.812 73/.421 66/.606 57/.730 90/.966 45/.768 16/.192 68/.470 .714
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 89/.475 81/.761 105/.754 166/.709 112/.846 94/.404 43/.549 78/.605 .718
Road 9/.222 53/.234 69/.732 103/.755 76/.786 62/.525 19/.330 75/.733
Last 28d days 106/.736 32/.737 41/.569 25/.518 50/1.059 33/.379 45/.438 33/.449
HR/SB/CS 3/3/1 3/0/0 3/7/1 7/4/0 6/11/0 1/2/1 1/2/0 2/4/3 90/69/24
Usage ······X· ·····X·X ···o··oo ········ ·····X·· ···o·Xo· ···X··oo ···o··o·

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.