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Game Preview: TEX @ BOS, 7:10pm, Friday, July 16, 2010 @Fenway Park II

Rangers, 51-38, 51-38 1st, 4½ up

SP: Colby Lewis (30, RHP, 8-5, 3.33)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (8-5) 110.2 86 43 41 38 105 11 3.33
2007 (0-2) 37.2 44 28 27 14 23 7 6.45
2006 (0-0) 3.0 8 1 1 1 5 1 3.00
Last 7 GS 4-2 47.1 39 19 17 10 46 6 3.23 59
2010-07-07 CLE W 6.0 6 3 2 2 8 1 102 56
2010-07-02 CHW ND 6.0 8 3 3 2 3 0 102 45
2010-06-25 HOU L 5.0 9 5 4 1 4 0 109 34
2010-06-19 @HOU W 9.0 2 1 1 0 9 0 101 88
2010-06-13 @MIL W 8.0 3 2 2 1 10 2 119 77
2010-06-08 SEA W 7.0 4 1 1 3 5 0 119 67
2010-06-03 @CHW L 6.1 7 4 4 1 7 3 102 49
Last 5 v.BOS 0-0 11.0 13 5 5 4 11 2 4.09 50
2010-04-20 @BOS ND 5.0 5 3 3 2 5 1 105 48
2003-07-31 BOS ND 6.0 8 2 2 2 6 1 104 52
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   31-19   Road:   20-19   ExtrInn: 5-4 
 vsRHP:  36-25   vsLHP:  15-13   1-Run:  16-13
 vsEast:  7-15   vsCntrl:16-12   vsWest: 14-7  IL:14-4 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 89 Thu, Jul 15  @BOS  W   7-2       51-38  1st  4.5 up
 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
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:19-11
RedSox, 51-38, 51-38 3rd, 5½ GB, 3½ GB in WC

SP: Felix Doubront (22, LHP, 1-1, 4.22)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. TEX Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (1-1) 10.2 11 7 5 6 5 0 4.22
Last 7 GS 1-1 10.2 11 7 5 6 5 0 4.22 45
2010-07-06 @TBR L 5.2 5 2 2 4 3 0 100 50
2010-06-18 LAD W 5.0 6 5 3 2 2 0 83 39
Has never faced TEX as starter.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   29-18   Road:   22-20   ExtrInn: 2-7 
 vsRHP:  35-26   vsLHP:  16-12   1-Run:  14-15
 vsEast: 20-21   vsCntrl:10-9    vsWest:  8-3  IL:13-5 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 89 Thu, Jul 15   TEX  L   2-7       51-38  3rd  5.5 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
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:17-13
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Thu, Jul 15, 2010 TEX  7 @BOS  2        W:Tommy Hunter (6-0), L: Tim Wakefield (3-8), S: none
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)
Season Series: 2010 - tied 2-2; 2009 - TEX won 7-2; 2008 - BOS won 9-1; All-Time - BOS leads 321-282

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  5.43

ARI  4.54

PIT  3.23

RA/G

SDP  3.45

COL  4.38

ARI  5.66

BA

J. Hamilton  .351

D. Eckstein  .279

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

T. Glaus  .804

B. Wood  .418

ERA

J. Johnson  1.70

H. Kuroda  3.87

S. Kazmir  6.92

K/9IP

J. Weaver  10.19

A. Burnett  6.75

N. Blackburn  3.15

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Rangers Batters (5.17 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.66 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 61.Doubront*
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 ··· 1/.000 4/.666 1/no AB 1/.000 2/.000 2/1.500 1/no AB 387/285 .277/.362/.319/.681 .681/.681 .657 93/.639 23/10 0/11
14.Arias G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 86/59 .277/.294/.325/.619 .706/.582 .609 14/.593 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 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 2/.000 ··· 2/1.000 1/.000 277/212 .275/.309/.364/.673 .623/.687 .625 73/.669 8/6 3/2
17.Cruz G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 5/1.850 3/.666 2/.500 ··· 204/138 .307/.368/.587/.954 1.038/.913 .817 78/.683 9/2 11/1
19.Davis* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 1/no AB 4/.000 1/.000 1/no AB 67/51 .203/.284/.288/.572 .264/.662 .510 14/.630 1/0 0/1
27.Guerrero G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 7/.953 12/.258 3/.666 ··· 359/265 .323/.368/.555/.923 1.078/.868 .855 93/.896 4/3 20/2
32.Hamilton* G/S/vP ··· 2/3.000 ··· 1/3.000 5/.200 1/2.000 4/.750 ··· 372/253 .351/.394/.635/1.028 .773/1.149 .891 90/1.208 7/1 22/3
5.Kinsler G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 2/.000 1/.000 4/.000 4/.500 1/.000 ··· 290/224 .307/.405/.418/.823 1.114/.740 .695 96/.979 8/3 4/2
11.Molina G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 ··· 2/.000 2/.000 4/.833 2/.000 ··· 251/178 .249/.304/.328/.632 .874/.536 .542 53/.580 0/0 4/1
7.Murphy* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 2/.000 2/.000 ··· 232/157 .269/.325/.385/.709 .772/.679 .620 44/.945 4/1 3/1
15.Treanor G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/.500 1/no AB ··· 199/136 .228/.308/.363/.670 .495/.753 .668 38/.539 1/1 5/2
10.Young G/S/vP ··· 3/.333 3/.000 1/.000 7/.453 5/.000 7/.143 1/no AB 402/294 .301/.353/.475/.829 .967/.778 .736 97/.785 3/2 12/13
IP 10.2 31.2 42.2 7.0 27.0 36.0 36.2 5.2 TOTAL .279/.344/.426/.770 .744/.781 .700 .791 71/30 91/65
ERA-K/9 4.22/4.2 4.26/7.1 1.90/9.5 3.86/3.9 6.00/7.0 3.50/7.8 4.66/5.9 3.18/6.3 4.36/6.9

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

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 49/.262 128/.217 163/.158 28/.200 131/.330 148/.212 156/.259 28/.348 .254  Hamilton
 Murphy
 Cruz
 Borbon
 Guerrero
72/19/0/6
26/1/41/5
1/0/47/3
0/77/0/2
0/0/12/1
OPS .783 .666 .491 .806 .943 .684 .787 1.037 .729
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 14/.368 66/.830 84/.326 8/.708 62/.891 79/.821 67/.848 14/1.275 .758
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 35/.963 62/.494 79/.660 20/.829 69/.989 69/.517 89/.740 14/.729 .703
Home 25/.788 87/.671 73/.388 15/.872 68/.879 77/.577 83/.840 15/1.200
Last 28d days 24/.775 45/.559 25/.240 28/.806 29/1.261 34/.688 43/.747 21/.818
HR/SB/CS 0/1/0 3/5/1 4/2/0 2/0/0 5/1/1 6/3/0 6/2/0 2/1/0 82/92/21
Usage ········ X····o·· ····X··· X·····X· ········ ····o··· o····o·· X····oX·
RedSox Batters (5.43 RS/G) vs. Rangers Pitchers (4.28 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 48.Lewis
G/S/vB
30.Feliz
G/S/vB
50.Francisco
G/S/vB
57.Nippert
G/S/vB
56.O'Day
G/S/vB
64.Ogando
G/S/vB
28.Oliver*
G/S/vB
36.Wilson*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
29.Beltre G/S/vP 3/1.334 ··· 7/.714 9/1.431 7/.429 ··· 30/.200 15/1.159 349/255 .330/.370/.537/.907 1.045/.857 .841 74/.904 1/1 13/14
23.Cameron G/S/vP 17/.694 ··· ··· 4/.250 ··· 1/.000 27/.697 ··· 136/108 .285/.346/.415/.760 1.411/.599 .754 52/.888 0/1 3/2
36.Cash G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· ··· 2/1.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 89/68 .179/.264/.269/.534 .578/.520 .448 34/.306 0/0 2/0
7.Drew* G/S/vP 4/.250 1/.000 2/2.500 8/.375 3/.333 ··· 15/.533 8/.542 305/213 .278/.361/.489/.849 .493/1.007 .894 46/.979 2/1 11/0
22.Hall G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.000 3/.666 2/2.000 1/2.000 1/.000 2/.000 192/118 .246/.335/.443/.778 .755/.793 .811 62/.855 3/0 8/6
54.McDonald G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 2/.000 ··· 1/5.000 2/.500 215/137 .271/.330/.411/.742 .833/.689 .675 55/.742 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 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· 93/70 .305/.387/.488/.875 .611/.956 1.068 70/.781 0/1 1/0
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 7/1.762 1/.000 4/1.750 11/1.636 1/.000 ··· 14/.559 7/.286 309/225 .259/.379/.553/.932 .571/1.075 .956 79/.884 0/1 18/0
3.Patterson* G/S/vP 6/2.267 2/.000 2/.000 10/.222 4/.500 ··· 5/.650 2/.500 144/117 .211/.266/.436/.702 .305/.794 .599 34/.810 6/0 6/1
16.Scutaro G/S/vP 5/.200 2/.000 6/.000 5/.400 6/.533 1/.000 6/.167 11/.282 405/300 .279/.344/.373/.717 .772/.698 .727 93/.622 2/3 4/11
30.Shealy G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 4/3 .000/.000/.000/.000 .000/.000 .000 4/.000 0/0 0/0
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 3/.333 1/.000 5/2.300 7/.619 6/.666 ··· 6/.900 6/.533 361/272 .289/.402/.567/.969 1.292/.871 .956 75/.774 3/1 18/2
IP 110.2 37.2 40.0 41.2 36.1 16.2 41.0 113.0 TOTAL .275/.350/.467/.817 .832/.811 .833 .793 30/10 120/61
ERA-K/9 3.33/8.5 3.82/10.0 4.28/11.0 5.40/8.2 1.49/6.2 0.54/7.5 1.32/9.9 3.35/6.5 3.95/7.2

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

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 454/.209 154/.197 171/.261 202/.311 139/.198 64/.161 150/.185 474/.210 .246  McDonald
 Nava
 Hall
 Cameron
 Patterson
 Drew
15/47/15/5
24/0/0/1
30/7/6/1
0/36/0/1
29/8/0/1
0/0/76/0
OPS .628 .600 .701 .899 .523 .464 .524 .625 .715
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 224/.675 73/.421 66/.606 90/.966 45/.768 17/.243 71/.449 103/.294 .714
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 230/.583 81/.761 105/.754 112/.846 94/.404 47/.545 79/.596 371/.720 .716
Road 239/.567 53/.234 69/.732 76/.786 62/.525 24/.397 79/.692 184/.612
Last 28d days 107/.633 32/.737 41/.569 50/1.059 30/.419 50/.459 34/.435 127/.669
HR/SB/CS 11/6/2 3/0/0 3/7/1 6/11/0 1/2/1 1/2/0 2/4/3 7/10/5 92/69/24
Usage ········ ······X· ····o··o ······X· ····o·Xo X···X··o X···o··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.