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Game Preview: BOS @ CLE, 7:05pm, Tuesday, June 8, 2010 @Progressive Field

RedSox, 34-25, 34-253rd, 4 GB, 2 GB in WC

SP: Tim Wakefield (43, RHP, 1-4, 6.02)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. CLE Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (1-4) 58.1 68 40 39 14 29 9 6.02
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 1-4 42.2 54 32 31 13 21 4 6.54 40
2010-06-03 OAK L 6.0 8 6 6 0 4 2 78 36
2010-05-28 KCR L 3.2 12 9 9 3 1 1 88 -1
2010-05-23 @PHI W 8.0 5 0 0 2 1 0 102 71
2010-05-12 TOR L 7.0 5 3 3 1 5 1 102 59
2010-04-25 BAL ND 6.2 7 2 2 1 5 0 108 56
2010-04-20 TEX ND 6.0 7 6 6 5 3 0 114 32
2010-04-15 @MIN L 5.1 10 6 5 1 2 0 98 27
Last 5 v.CLE 2-1 30.2 23 13 11 17 21 1 3.23 54
2009-05-07 CLE W 6.0 4 2 2 4 3 0 101 55
2009-04-27 @CLE ND 7.0 1 0 0 4 5 0 112 76
2008-09-23 CLE W 6.0 6 4 4 1 6 0 99 49
2008-04-15 @CLE ND 6.0 7 2 2 4 4 0 106 50
2006-04-26 @CLE L 5.2 5 5 3 4 3 1 116 42
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   18-14   Road:   16-11   ExtrInn: 1-7 
 vsRHP:  22-17   vsLHP:  12-8    1-Run:  10-10
 vsEast: 15-15   vsCntrl: 9-7    vsWest:  8-2  IL: 2-1 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 59 Mon, Jun  7  @CLE  W   4-1       34-25  3rd  4.0 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
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:15-5    Last 30:19-11
Indians, 21-35, 21-355th, 11½ GB, 13½ GB in WC

SP: David Huff (25, LHP, 2-6, 6.08)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (2-6) 53.1 68 39 36 20 22 10 6.08
2009 (11-8) 128.1 159 82 80 41 65 16 5.61
Last 7 GS 1-4 32.1 55 29 29 11 15 8 8.07 34
2010-06-03 @DET ND 3.0 6 5 5 2 0 0 59 25
2010-05-29 @NYY ND 2.1 5 3 3 1 2 0 50 36
2010-05-23 CIN W 6.0 6 3 3 1 4 2 97 51
2010-05-18 @TBR L 5.0 7 3 3 3 2 0 103 40
2010-05-13 @KCR L 5.2 9 6 6 1 1 1 87 27
2010-05-02 MIN L 5.0 10 4 4 2 2 3 88 31
2010-04-26 @LAA L 5.1 12 5 5 1 4 2 104 27
Has never faced BOS as starter.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    8-15   Road:   13-20   ExtrInn: 2-2 
 vsRHP:  13-24   vsLHP:   8-11   1-Run:   5-6 
 vsEast:  3-10   vsCntrl:14-17   vsWest:  3-6  IL: 1-2 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 56 Mon, Jun  7   BOS  L   1-4       21-35  5th 11.5 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
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20: 6-14   Last 30:11-19
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Mon, Jun 07, 2010 BOS  4 @CLE  1        W:Daisuke Matsuzaka (5-2), L: Fausto Carmona (4-5), S: none

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)
Season Series: 2010 - BOS leads 1-0; 2009 - BOS won 7-2; 2008 - BOS won 5-1; All-Time - CLE leads 1011-951

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

HOU  3.26

RA/G

SDP  3.30

CHC  4.42

ARI  5.84

BA

J. Morneau  .370

M. Bourn  .275

A. Ramirez  .168

OBP

J. Morneau  .483

K. Morales  .346

A. Ramirez  .232

SLG

J. Morneau  .688

D. Jeter  .433

G. Beckham  .242

OPS

J. Morneau  1.171

J. Damon  .785

A. Ramirez  .517

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 (5.39 RS/G) vs. Indians Pitchers (5.16 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 28.Huff*
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 ··· 1/3.000 ··· 5/.933 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 12/.633 16/1.221 232/164 .330/.362/.509/.871 .861/.876 .971 100/.986 1/1 7/10
23.Cameron G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· ··· 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 ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 1/no AB 4/1.250 1/.000 ··· 9/.476 32/.512 228/154 .265/.342/.435/.777 .528/.899 .833 96/.677 1/1 6/0
22.Hall G/S/vP 4/.583 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 3/1.000 16/1.046 114/60 .247/.354/.454/.808 .756/.854 .688 58/.950 3/0 5/2
32.Hermida* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 4/.833 146/124 .221/.267/.390/.657 .477/.688 .620 66/.514 1/0 5/3
25.Lowell G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 4/.500 1/no AB 2/.000 ··· 2/.500 12/.606 16/.670 79/46 .229/.316/.343/.659 .606/.698 .368 20/.255 0/0 1/0
41.Martinez# G/S/vP ··· 1/no AB 1/.000 2/.000 ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 209/147 .298/.354/.508/.862 1.413/.624 .721 79/1.163 0/0 8/2
54.McDonald G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 135/82 .277/.338/.412/.750 .958/.623 .668 61/.768 3/0 3/1
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 5/.000 1/.000 6/.000 1/.000 2/1.500 13/.408 1/2.000 186/139 .245/.344/.535/.879 .527/.997 .948 95/1.088 0/1 12/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 7/1.171 1/2.000 4/.500 2/no AB 2/1.000 7/.762 2/.500 271/199 .256/.337/.440/.777 .512/.868 .847 109/.573 4/1 8/2
39.Reddick* G/S/vP ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 13/13 .231/.231/.462/.692 /.692 .857 7/.857 1/0 0/0
16.Scutaro G/S/vP 4/.750 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· 14/.643 5/.400 269/193 .285/.365/.396/.760 .804/.743 .743 113/.780 1/2 4/8
33.Varitek# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 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 36/.495 0/0 7/0
20.Youkilis G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 7/1.547 1/.000 5/.200 1/.000 2/4.000 14/1.443 1/.000 254/190 .315/.449/.600/1.049 1.534/.902 1.087 105/1.168 1/0 12/0
IP 53.1 17.1 3.2 14.1 19.2 19.1 20.2 73.2 70.2 9.1 TOTAL .274/.351/.463/.814 .840/.805 .809 .822 18/6 79/40
ERA-K/9 6.08/3.7 4.67/6.8 0.00/7.3 4.40/7.6 3.20/7.8 5.59/5.1 6.53/9.6 3.54/3.9 4.84/4.8 8.68/7.7 4.80/5.4

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Martinez (43-11-2)
 Varitek (20-4-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 245/.313 84/.370 11/.091 68/.268 92/.244 92/.367 91/.243 299/.255 308/.277 47/.300 .283  McDonald
 Hermida
 Hall
 Cameron
 Drew
 Reddick
9/35/4/4
40/0/2/1
27/7/3/1
0/17/0/1
0/0/56/0
1/4/0/0
OPS .918 1.002 .182 .739 .777 .875 .878 .726 .781 .929 .798
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 60/.957 38/.556 5/.000 24/.845 33/1.345 37/1.002 38/.921 131/.581 132/.682 23/.614 .782
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 185/.906 46/1.398 6/.333 44/.678 59/.488 55/.785 53/.846 168/.832 176/.851 24/1.189 .811
Home 82/.848 51/.916 3/.000 16/.710 42/.611 23/1.258 39/.543 141/.790 100/.833 25/1.330
Last 28d days 107/1.018 56/1.144 11/.182 21/.984 42/.871 52/.685 39/1.312 139/.727 138/.758 40/.889
HR/SB/CS 10/1/1 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 51/47/18
Usage ····X··· X···X··· oX·X···· ·o·oX··· ··X···oX oX·oX··o ·o··X··· ··X····X ·X····X· ··o···X·
Indians Batters (3.98 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.66 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 49.Wakefield
G/S/vB
51.Bard
G/S/vB
30.Bonser
G/S/vB
17.Delcarmen
G/S/vB
46.Nelson
G/S/vB
37.Okajima*
G/S/vB
56.Ramirez
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
33.Branyan* G/S/vP 17/.376 2/1.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 4/.750 1/.000 133/100 .246/.318/.475/.793 .617/.855 .587 87/.785 0/0 7/3
17.Choo* G/S/vP 6/1.000 1/no AB 3/.000 2/.500 4/3.417 3/.000 3/no AB 250/155 .282/.380/.454/.834 .686/.933 1.176 115/.767 10/2 8/3
4.Crowe# G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 101/76 .253/.320/.330/.650 .547/.682 .505 101/.650 6/2 1/1
16.Donald G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 72/59 .235/.268/.397/.665 .801/.634 .681 72/.665 0/1 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 9/.347 ··· 26/.709 3/.333 ··· 2/.000 1/3.000 119/76 .273/.328/.273/.600 .588/.607 .555 56/.576 2/0 0/2
48.Hafner* G/S/vP 13/.154 1/.000 5/1.400 2/.000 2/.500 4/.250 5/.000 201/134 .238/.353/.363/.716 .455/.854 .910 90/.691 0/1 4/0
26.Kearns G/S/vP ··· 2/3.500 3/.333 ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB 188/120 .313/.388/.494/.882 .810/.924 .752 99/.818 4/0 5/3
30.Marson G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 149/104 .195/.265/.271/.536 .899/.377 .474 74/.576 3/0 1/2
25.Marte G/S/vP 1/.000 2/.000 4/.500 1/.000 1/3.000 ··· 3/.000 32/19 .208/.375/.417/.792 .585/.940 .829 / 0/1 1/1
2.Peralta G/S/vP 18/.749 2/1.000 10/1.078 5/.650 8/1.000 3/.000 5/.650 226/156 .251/.327/.412/.739 .679/.766 .666 112/.796 1/0 4/4
52.Redmond G/S/vP 13/.231 ··· ··· 1/.000 2/1.000 1/.000 1/.000 58/50 .208/.250/.283/.533 .625/.517 .426 22/.333 0/0 0/1
1.Valbuena* G/S/vP 2/1.500 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 ··· 2/2.000 140/115 .172/.297/.267/.564 1.006/.473 .397 60/.496 1/2 2/5
IP 58.1 31.0 27.0 7.1 18.2 21.2 TOTAL .246/.323/.365/.688 .639/.711 .678 .687 32/13 36/47
ERA-K/9 6.02/4.5 2.03/9.3 /0.0 2.67/5.3 6.14/9.9 5.30/6.3 5.82/5.8 4.30/6.8

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Marson (25-16-2)
 Redmond (22-2-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 256/.285 120/.160 / 108/.161 35/.281 88/.316 96/.267 .250  Choo
 Duncan
 Kearns
 Crowe
0/0/55/6
2/0/1/1
45/2/0/1
0/23/0/1
OPS .805 .531 .583 .812 .897 .860 .734
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 114/.874 65/.242 / 49/.571 20/.950 39/.890 42/1.001 .752
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 142/.750 55/.868 / 59/.592 15/.583 49/.900 54/.756 .718
Road 106/.807 61/.646 / 39/.392 19/1.099 41/.881 43/.838
Last 28d days 117/.794 48/.406 / 47/.633 35/.812 37/1.057 31/.795
HR/SB/CS 9/14/1 4/2/0 // 4/0/0 1/0/0 3/0/1 4/0/0 59/63/15
Usage ····X··· X·X··XX· ·o··o·o· ··X···X· ·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.