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Game Preview: BOS @ CLE, 7:05pm, Monday, June 7, 2010 @Progressive Field

RedSox, 33-25, 33-253rd, 4½ GB, 2½ GB in WC

SP: Daisuke Matsuzaka (29, RHP, 4-2, 5.49)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. CLE Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (4-2) 41.0 37 26 25 21 32 3 5.49
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 4-2 41.0 37 26 25 21 32 3 5.49 47
2010-06-02 OAK W 6.2 10 3 3 0 7 1 109 49
2010-05-27 KCR L 4.2 2 3 3 8 1 0 112 41
2010-05-22 @PHI W 8.0 1 0 0 4 5 0 112 81
2010-05-17 @NYY ND 4.2 9 7 7 3 3 0 105 18
2010-05-11 TOR W 7.0 3 1 1 0 9 0 106 76
2010-05-06 LAA W 5.1 5 5 5 3 3 0 92 38
2010-05-01 @BAL L 4.2 7 7 6 3 4 2 95 25
Last 5 v.CLE 2-1 18.2 21 8 8 6 16 1 3.86 51
2009-10-02 CLE W 6.0 5 2 2 3 7 0 104 58
2007-07-24 @CLE W 7.0 4 0 0 3 5 0 99 71
2007-05-30 CLE L 5.2 12 6 6 0 4 1 106 25
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   18-14   Road:   15-11   ExtrInn: 1-7 
 vsRHP:  21-17   vsLHP:  12-8    1-Run:  10-10
 vsEast: 15-15   vsCntrl: 8-7    vsWest:  8-2  IL: 2-1 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 58 Sun, Jun  6  @BAL  L   3-4 (11)  33-25  3rd  4.5 gb
 57 Sat, Jun  5  @BAL  W   8-2       33-24  3rd  3.5 gb
 56 Fri, Jun  4  @BAL  W  11-0       32-24  3rd  4.5 gb
 55 Thu, Jun  3   OAK  L   8-9       31-24  3rd  5.5 gb
 54 Wed, Jun  2   OAK  W   6-4       31-23  3rd  5.0 gb
 53 Tue, Jun  1   OAK  W   9-4       30-23  4th  5.0 gb
 52 Sun, May 30   KCR  W   8-1       29-23  4th  5.5 gb
 51 Sat, May 29   KCR  W   1-0       28-23  4th  6.5 gb
 50 Fri, May 28   KCR  L   5-12      27-23  4th  6.5 gb
 49 Thu, May 27   KCR  L   3-4       27-22  3rd  6.5 gb
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:14-6    Last 30:19-11
Indians, 21-34, 21-345th, 11 GB, 13 GB in WC

SP: Fausto Carmona (26, RHP, 4-4, 3.53)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (4-4) 71.1 67 31 28 26 36 5 3.53
2009 (5-12) 125.1 151 97 88 70 79 16 6.32
2008 (8-7) 120.2 126 80 73 70 58 7 5.44
Last 7 GS 1-4 44.0 48 22 19 14 23 4 3.89 49
2010-06-02 @DET L 8.0 9 3 2 0 3 1 96 57
2010-05-28 @NYY L 6.0 7 4 4 3 3 1 107 42
2010-05-22 CIN L 6.0 7 5 3 2 4 1 107 44
2010-05-17 @TBR ND 6.2 5 2 2 1 7 0 105 62
2010-05-12 @KCR W 5.0 5 0 0 2 2 0 70 57
2010-05-05 TOR ND 6.1 7 2 2 4 2 0 96 49
2010-04-30 MIN L 6.0 8 6 6 2 2 1 101 32
Last 5 v.BOS 1-0 15.2 14 6 6 7 10 0 3.45 53
2009-04-29 BOS ND 6.2 5 2 2 4 3 0 114 55
2008-09-24 @BOS ND 1.0 5 4 4 1 1 0 51 27
2007-07-25 BOS W 8.0 4 0 0 2 6 0 113 78
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    8-14   Road:   13-20   ExtrInn: 2-2 
 vsRHP:  13-23   vsLHP:   8-11   1-Run:   5-6 
 vsEast:  3-9    vsCntrl:14-17   vsWest:  3-6  IL: 1-2 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 55 Sun, Jun  6  @CHW  L   7-8       21-34  5th 11.0 gb
 54 Sat, Jun  5  @CHW  W   3-1       21-33  5th 11.0 gb
 53 Fri, Jun  4  @CHW  W  10-1       20-33  5th 11.0 gb
 52 Thu, Jun  3  @DET  L   6-12      19-33  5th 11.0 gb
 51 Wed, Jun  2  @DET  L   0-3       19-32  5th 11.0 gb
 50 Tue, Jun  1  @DET  W   3-2       19-31  5th 11.0 gb
 49 Mon, May 31  @NYY  L   2-11      18-31  5th 12.0 gb
 48 Sun, May 30  @NYY  L   3-7       18-30  5th 11.0 gb
 47 Sat, May 29  @NYY  W  13-11      18-29  5th 10.0 gb
 46 Fri, May 28  @NYY  L   2-8       17-29  5th 10.0 gb
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20: 6-14   Last 30:11-19
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sun, Oct 04, 2009 BOS 12  CLE  7        W:Michael Bowden (1-1), L: Tomo Ohka (1-5), S: none
Sat, Oct 03, 2009 BOS 11  CLE  6        W:Josh Beckett (17-6), L: Aaron Laffey (7-9), S: none
Fri, Oct 02, 2009 BOS  6  CLE  2        W:Daisuke Matsuzaka (4-6), L: Jeremy Sowers (6-11), S: none
Thu, Oct 01, 2009 BOS  3  CLE  0        W:Jon Lester (15-8), L: Carlos Carrasco (0-4), S: Jonathan Papelbon (38)
Thu, May 07, 2009 BOS 13  CLE  3        W:Tim Wakefield (4-1), L: Jeremy Sowers (0-1), S: none
Wed, May 06, 2009 CLE  9 @BOS  2        W:Carl Pavano (2-3), L: Justin Masterson (2-2), S: Aaron Laffey (1)
Wed, Apr 29, 2009 BOS  6 @CLE  5 (10)   W:Hideki Okajima (2-0), L: Jensen Lewis (2-3), S: Jonathan Papelbon (6)
Tue, Apr 28, 2009 CLE  9  BOS  8        W:Kerry Wood (1-1), L: Javier Lopez (0-2), S: none
Mon, Apr 27, 2009 BOS  3 @CLE  1        W:Manny Delcarmen (1-0), L: Kerry Wood (0-1), S: Jonathan Papelbon (5)
Thu, Sep 25, 2008 BOS  6  CLE  1        W:Jon Lester (16-6), L: Jeremy Sowers (4-9), S: none
Season Series: 2010 -  0-0; 2009 - BOS won 7-2; 2008 - BOS won 5-1; All-Time - CLE leads 1011-950

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

NYY  5.51

NYM  4.51

BAL  3.26

RA/G

SDP  3.34

CHC  4.48

ARI  5.88

BA

J. Morneau  .370

D. Young  .275

A. Ramirez  .169

OBP

J. Morneau  .483

K. Morales  .346

A. Ramirez  .234

SLG

J. Morneau  .688

J. Bay  .439

G. Beckham  .242

OPS

J. Morneau  1.171

H. Matsui  .787

A. Ramirez  .520

ERA

U. Jimenez  .93

R. Dempster  3.76

G. Floyd  6.64

K/9IP

B. Morrow  10.41

C. Richard  6.65

N. Blackburn  2.27

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

RedSox Batters (5.41 RS/G) vs. Indians Pitchers (5.18 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 55.Carmona
G/S/vB
57.Ambriz
G/S/vB
56.Herrmann
G/S/vB
50.Lewis
G/S/vB
54.Perez
G/S/vB
53.Perez*
G/S/vB
46.Sipp*
G/S/vB
51.Talbot
G/S/vB
37.Westbrook
G/S/vB
34.Wood
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
29.Beltre G/S/vP 8/.875 ··· ··· 5/.933 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 12/.633 16/1.221 228/160 .332/.364/.509/.873 .861/.879 .980 100/.955 1/1 7/8
23.Cameron G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 2/2.000 2/.500 2/2.000 ··· ··· 9/1.306 5/.400 59/48 .280/.390/.380/.770 1.045/.711 .553 23/.885 0/0 0/1
7.Drew* G/S/vP 4/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 1/no AB 4/1.250 1/.000 ··· 9/.476 32/.512 224/150 .269/.344/.442/.785 .528/.914 .854 97/.713 1/1 6/0
22.Hall G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 3/1.000 16/1.046 110/56 .242/.339/.453/.792 .756/.825 .641 58/.894 3/0 5/2
32.Hermida* G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 4/.833 146/124 .221/.267/.390/.657 .477/.688 .620 66/.514 1/0 5/3
25.Lowell G/S/vP 3/1.000 ··· ··· 4/.500 1/no AB 2/.000 ··· 2/.500 12/.606 16/.670 79/46 .229/.316/.343/.659 .606/.698 .368 24/.258 0/0 1/0
41.Martinez# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 204/142 .294/.353/.503/.856 1.413/.607 .700 74/1.164 0/0 8/2
54.McDonald G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 135/82 .277/.338/.412/.750 .958/.623 .668 65/.768 3/0 3/1
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 8/1.500 ··· ··· 5/.000 1/.000 5/.000 1/.000 2/1.500 13/.408 1/2.000 181/135 .252/.348/.548/.896 .539/1.017 .988 90/1.136 0/1 12/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 8/.708 ··· ··· 7/1.171 1/2.000 4/.500 2/no AB 2/1.000 7/.762 2/.500 266/194 .261/.340/.448/.787 .512/.884 .872 109/.624 4/1 8/2
39.Reddick* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 9/9 .222/.222/.556/.778 /.778 1.333 3/1.333 0/0 0/0
16.Scutaro G/S/vP 18/.778 ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· 14/.643 5/.400 264/188 .277/.356/.377/.733 .804/.704 .683 113/.707 1/2 4/8
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 7/1.238 ··· ··· 3/1.666 ··· 3/.667 1/.000 2/.000 13/1.205 2/1.000 79/60 .254/.329/.592/.921 1.362/.781 .789 40/.664 0/0 7/0
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 6/.500 ··· ··· 7/1.547 1/.000 4/.000 1/.000 2/4.000 14/1.443 1/.000 249/186 .320/.454/.609/1.063 1.527/.921 1.119 105/1.204 1/0 12/0
IP 71.1 15.2 2.2 14.1 19.2 19.0 20.2 73.2 70.2 9.1 TOTAL .274/.351/.464/.815 .840/.805 .810 .826 17/6 79/38
ERA-K/9 3.53/4.5 4.60/6.9 0.00/6.7 4.40/7.6 3.20/7.8 5.68/5.2 6.53/9.6 3.54/3.9 4.84/4.8 8.68/7.7 4.84/5.4

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Martinez (42-10-2)
 Varitek (20-4-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 300/.251 77/.358 8/.125 68/.268 92/.244 90/.372 91/.243 299/.255 308/.277 47/.300 .284  McDonald
 Hall
 Cameron
 Hermida
 Reddick
 Drew
9/35/4/4
26/7/3/1
0/17/0/1
40/0/2/1
1/3/0/0
0/0/55/0
OPS .663 .994 .250 .739 .777 .879 .878 .726 .781 .929 .799
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 157/.659 35/.537 3/.000 24/.845 33/1.345 36/1.031 38/.921 131/.581 132/.682 23/.614 .786
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 143/.666 42/1.414 5/.400 44/.678 59/.488 54/.773 53/.846 168/.832 176/.851 24/1.189 .808
Home 140/.714 44/.889 / 16/.710 42/.611 21/1.306 39/.543 141/.790 100/.833 25/1.330
Last 28d days 135/.693 53/1.095 8/.250 21/.984 42/.871 50/.686 39/1.312 139/.727 163/.729 40/.889
HR/SB/CS 5/16/2 2/1/0 0/0/1 0/0/0 3/3/0 0/1/0 5/2/1 8/2/8 9/7/2 1/1/0 51/46/18
Usage ····X··· ···X···· X·X····· o·oX···X ·X···oX· X·oX··o· o··X···o ·X····X· X····X·· ·o···X··
Indians Batters (4.04 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.72 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 18.Matsuzaka
G/S/vB
51.Bard
G/S/vB
17.Delcarmen
G/S/vB
46.Nelson
G/S/vB
37.Okajima*
G/S/vB
58.Papelbon
G/S/vB
56.Ramirez
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
33.Branyan* G/S/vP 3/.000 1/2.000 1/.000 ··· 4/.750 4/.500 1/.000 129/96 .246/.320/.482/.803 .617/.872 .595 88/.899 0/0 7/3
17.Choo* G/S/vP 3/.000 1/no AB 2/.500 4/3.417 3/.000 2/1.000 3/no AB 246/151 .283/.382/.458/.840 .686/.946 1.207 116/.760 10/2 8/3
4.Crowe# G/S/vP 2/1.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 97/72 .261/.323/.341/.664 .547/.703 .527 97/.664 5/2 1/1
16.Donald G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 69/56 .231/.265/.400/.665 .801/.633 .683 69/.665 0/0 1/2
47.Duncan G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 24/11 .286/.375/.381/.756 .564/.990 1.314 24/.756 0/0 0/0
12.Grudzielanek G/S/vP 4/.250 ··· 3/.333 ··· 2/.000 3/1.000 1/3.000 119/76 .273/.328/.273/.600 .588/.607 .555 60/.614 2/0 0/2
48.Hafner* G/S/vP 9/1.069 ··· 2/.000 2/.500 4/.250 3/.000 5/.000 197/130 .244/.360/.372/.732 .455/.884 .962 91/.698 0/1 4/0
26.Kearns G/S/vP ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB 184/116 .309/.386/.475/.861 .810/.892 .689 100/.790 4/0 4/3
7.LaPorta G/S/vP 3/.000 1/3.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 131/83 .218/.290/.277/.567 .622/.537 .361 51/.689 0/0 1/0
30.Marson G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 149/104 .195/.265/.271/.536 .899/.377 .474 78/.545 3/0 1/2
2.Peralta G/S/vP 9/.000 1/.000 5/.650 8/1.000 3/.000 7/.000 5/.650 222/152 .250/.324/.413/.738 .679/.764 .657 113/.798 1/0 4/4
52.Redmond G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 2/1.000 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 55/47 .220/.264/.300/.564 .625/.552 .488 19/.389 0/0 0/1
1.Valbuena* G/S/vP 3/1.334 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 2/2.000 136/111 .179/.306/.277/.583 1.006/.492 .428 56/.535 1/2 2/5
IP 41.0 30.0 27.0 7.1 18.2 24.0 21.2 TOTAL .247/.325/.366/.691 .639/.716 .685 .699 31/12 35/46
ERA-K/9 5.49/7.0 1.80/9.6 2.67/5.3 6.14/9.9 5.30/6.3 3.00/7.1 5.82/5.8 4.36/6.8

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Marson (25-16-2)
 Redmond (21-2-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 177/.242 115/.149 108/.161 35/.281 88/.316 100/.186 96/.267 .251  Choo
 Crowe
 Duncan
 Kearns
 LaPorta
0/0/54/6
0/22/0/1
2/0/1/1
44/2/0/0
7/0/0/0
OPS .712 .489 .583 .812 .897 .677 .860 .737
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 93/.644 62/.254 49/.571 20/.950 39/.890 50/.749 42/1.001 .761
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 84/.788 53/.759 59/.592 15/.583 49/.900 50/.602 54/.756 .716
Road 74/.793 56/.570 39/.392 19/1.099 41/.881 48/.748 43/.838
Last 28d days 131/.630 43/.275 47/.633 35/.812 40/.969 36/.927 36/.776
HR/SB/CS 3/7/1 3/2/0 4/0/0 1/0/0 3/0/1 4/2/0 4/0/0 58/62/14
Usage ····X··· ·X··XX·· o··o·o·X ·X···X·o X··o···· X···o··· oo·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.