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Game Preview: BOS @ NYY, 7:05pm, Tuesday, May 18, 2010 @Yankee Stadium III

RedSox, 19-20, 19-204th, 8½ GB, 6½ GB in WC

SP: Josh Beckett (30, RHP, 1-1, 7.46)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. NYY Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (1-1) 41.0 52 35 34 16 34 5 7.46
2009 (17-6) 212.1 198 99 91 55 199 25 3.86
2008 (12-10) 174.1 173 80 78 34 172 18 4.03
Last 7 GS 1-1 41.0 52 35 34 16 34 5 7.46 39
2010-05-07 NYY L 5.1 9 9 9 3 8 1 106 19
2010-05-02 @BAL ND 7.0 6 2 2 0 6 0 105 63
2010-04-26 @TOR ND 3.0 9 8 8 3 3 1 83 9
2010-04-21 TEX ND 7.0 7 7 7 5 4 1 114 34
2010-04-16 TBR ND 7.0 4 1 0 1 8 0 106 74
2010-04-10 @KCR W 7.0 9 3 3 1 4 0 105 50
2010-04-04 NYY ND 4.2 8 5 5 3 1 2 94 26
Last 5 v.NYY 1-2 31.0 31 22 22 10 29 8 6.39 46
2010-05-07 NYY L 5.1 9 9 9 3 8 1 106 19
2010-04-04 NYY ND 4.2 8 5 5 3 1 2 94 26
2009-08-23 NYY L 8.0 9 8 8 0 5 5 120 37
2009-08-07 @NYY ND 7.0 4 0 0 2 7 0 115 74
2009-06-09 NYY W 6.0 1 0 0 2 8 0 93 76
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   12-11   Road:    7-9    ExtrInn: 1-6 
 vsRHP:  11-15   vsLHP:   8-5    1-Run:   7-7 
 vsEast:  9-14   vsCntrl: 4-5    vsWest:  6-1  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 39 Mon, May 17  @NYY  L   9-11      19-20  4th  8.5 gb
 38 Sun, May 16  @DET  L   1-5       19-19  4th  7.5 gb
 37 Sat, May 15  @DET  L   6-7 (12)  19-18  4th  6.5 gb
 36 Fri, May 14  @DET  W   7-2       19-17  4th  5.5 gb
 35 Wed, May 12   TOR  L   2-3       18-17  4th  6.5 gb
 34 Tue, May 11   TOR  W   6-1       18-16  4th  5.5 gb
 33 Mon, May 10   TOR  W   7-6       17-16  4th  5.5 gb
 32 Sun, May  9   NYY  W   9-3       16-16  4th  6.5 gb
 31 Sat, May  8   NYY  L   3-14      15-16  4th  7.5 gb
 30 Fri, May  7   NYY  L   3-10      15-15  4th  7.5 gb
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:15-15
Yankees, 25-13, 25-132nd, 2 GB, 3 up in WC

SP: CC Sabathia (29, LHP, 4-2, 3.71)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (4-2) 53.1 44 23 22 16 38 7 3.71
2009 (19-8) 230.0 197 96 86 67 197 18 3.37
2008 (17-10) 253.0 223 85 76 59 251 19 2.70
Last 7 GS 4-2 48.0 38 18 17 14 34 7 3.19 58
2010-05-13 @DET L 6.0 9 6 6 0 4 2 79 34
2010-05-08 @BOS ND 4.2 4 3 3 2 4 2 85 46
2010-05-03 BAL W 8.0 6 1 1 2 2 1 106 66
2010-04-28 @BAL W 7.2 11 3 3 2 5 1 111 48
2010-04-22 @OAK L 8.0 4 4 3 6 5 1 97 59
2010-04-16 TEX W 6.0 3 1 1 0 9 0 73 71
2010-04-10 @TBR W 7.2 1 0 0 2 5 0 111 80
Last 5 v.BOS 3-0 31.1 21 12 11 8 33 2 3.16 60
2010-05-08 @BOS ND 4.2 4 3 3 2 4 2 85 46
2010-04-04 @BOS ND 5.1 6 5 5 2 4 0 104 38
2009-09-26 BOS W 7.0 1 0 0 2 8 0 96 81
2009-08-23 @BOS W 6.2 8 4 3 0 8 0 118 52
2009-08-08 BOS W 7.2 2 0 0 2 9 0 123 82
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   13-3    Road:   12-10   ExtrInn: 1-0 
 vsRHP:  17-7    vsLHP:   8-6    1-Run:   0-3 
 vsEast: 12-4    vsCntrl: 5-5    vsWest:  8-4  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 38 Mon, May 17   BOS  W  11-9       25-13  2nd  2.0 gb
 37 Sun, May 16   MIN  L   3-6       24-13  2nd  2.0 gb
 36 Sat, May 15   MIN  W   7-1       24-12  2nd  1.0 gb
 35 Fri, May 14   MIN  W   8-4       23-12  2nd  1.0 gb
 34 Thu, May 13  @DET  L   0-6       22-12  2nd  2.0 gb
 33 Wed, May 12  @DET  W   8-0       22-11  2nd  1.5 gb
 32 Wed, May 12  @DET  L   0-2       21-11  2nd  1.5 gb
 31 Mon, May 10  @DET  L   4-5       21-10  2nd  0.5 gb
 30 Sun, May  9  @BOS  L   3-9       21-9   2nd  0.5 gb
 29 Sat, May  8  @BOS  W  14-3       21-8   2nd  0.5 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:13-7    Last 30:20-10
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Mon, May 17, 2010 NYY 11  BOS  9        W:Javier Vazquez (2-4), L: Jonathan Papelbon (1-3), S: none
Sun, May 09, 2010 BOS  9  NYY  3        W:Jon Lester (3-2), L: A.J. Burnett (4-1), S: none
Sat, May 08, 2010 NYY 14 @BOS  3        W:Alfredo Aceves (3-0), L: Clay Buchholz (3-3), S: none
Fri, May 07, 2010 NYY 10 @BOS  3        W:Phil Hughes (4-0), L: Josh Beckett (1-1), S: none
Wed, Apr 07, 2010 NYY  3 @BOS  1 (10)   W:Chan Ho Park (1-1), L: Jonathan Papelbon (0-1), S: Mariano Rivera (2)
Tue, Apr 06, 2010 NYY  6 @BOS  4        W:Alfredo Aceves (1-0), L: Hideki Okajima (1-1), S: Mariano Rivera (1)
Sun, Apr 04, 2010 BOS  9  NYY  7        W:Hideki Okajima (1-0), L: Chan Ho Park (0-1), S: Jonathan Papelbon (1)

Sun, Sep 27, 2009 NYY  4  BOS  2        W:Andy Pettitte (14-7), L: Paul Byrd (1-3), S: Mariano Rivera (44)
Sat, Sep 26, 2009 NYY  3  BOS  0        W:CC Sabathia (19-7), L: Daisuke Matsuzaka (3-6), S: Mariano Rivera (43)
Fri, Sep 25, 2009 NYY  9  BOS  5        W:Joba Chamberlain (9-6), L: Jon Lester (14-8), S: none
Season Series: 2010 - NYY leads 5-2; 2009 - Tied 9-9; 2008 - Tied 9-9; All-Time - NYY leads 1122-935

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  5.76

ATL  4.50

HOU  2.95

RA/G

SDP  2.92

DET  4.53

PIT  6.21

BA

D. Pedroia  .290

  

R. Weeks  .250

OBP

D. Pedroia  .367

  

R. Weeks  .355

SLG

D. Pedroia  .535

  

M. Scutaro  .346

OPS

D. Pedroia  .902

  

M. Scutaro  .709

ERA

U. Jimenez  1.12

C. Sabathia  3.71

R. Rowland-Smith  7.62

K/9IP

B. Morrow  11.85

M. Latos  6.65

N. Blackburn  2.51

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

RedSox Batters (5.21 RS/G) vs. Yankees Pitchers (3.79 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 52.Sabathia*
G/S/vB
65.Hughes
G/S/vB
48.Logan*
G/S/vB
43.Marte*
G/S/vB
45.Mitre
G/S/vB
61.Park
G/S/vB
42.Rivera
G/S/vB
30.Robertson
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
29.Beltre G/S/vP 18/.236 9/.222 3/.333 2/1.000 2/.000 13/.481 4/1.250 2/2.000 150/108 .312/.347/.426/.772 .612/.835 .821 99/.841 1/1 2/7
7.Drew* G/S/vP 14/.500 13/1.914 2/no AB 10/.800 3/.000 25/.965 10/.944 4/.000 155/103 .280/.368/.485/.853 .567/1.006 .917 103/1.048 1/1 6/0
22.Hall G/S/vP 8/.375 1/.000 1/.000 3/1.167 4/.000 6/.834 1/.000 ··· 65/33 .218/.328/.400/.728 .825/.634 .910 50/.817 1/0 3/2
32.Hermida* G/S/vP ··· 5/.000 2/.000 2/.000 ··· 10/.500 1/.000 1/.000 96/81 .218/.292/.414/.705 .497/.742 .615 60/.588 1/0 4/2
25.Lowell G/S/vP 21/.619 5/1.400 ··· 1/.000 2/2.500 10/.100 14/.665 3/1.000 65/35 .263/.354/.404/.757 .670/.833 .367 51/.756 0/0 1/0
41.Martinez# G/S/vP 18/.833 7/1.000 11/1.233 18/1.567 ··· 3/1.666 14/.428 3/.666 148/108 .234/.291/.387/.677 1.207/.481 .520 90/.695 0/0 5/1
54.McDonald G/S/vP 4/1.250 5/.400 1/.000 3/1.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 90/58 .259/.318/.420/.738 1.178/.494 .630 88/.669 1/0 3/1
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 31/.773 9/2.167 3/1.667 20/.563 1/3.000 13/.708 26/.885 3/.666 113/87 .235/.301/.500/.801 .603/.862 1.020 68/1.009 0/1 7/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 22/.235 15/.354 2/1.000 4/.500 1/.000 3/1.666 11/.182 9/1.319 181/132 .290/.367/.535/.902 .675/.978 1.064 115/.814 2/1 8/0
16.Scutaro G/S/vP 26/.795 16/.580 ··· 4/.500 13/.308 13/.322 14/.940 7/1.314 182/132 .269/.363/.346/.709 .733/.700 .733 124/.706 1/2 2/4
44.Van Every* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 3/.667 21/17 .211/.286/.421/.707 .000/.886 1.250 21/.707 0/0 1/0
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 18/.597 5/.200 2/2.000 7/1.429 1/5.000 9/.444 38/.742 2/.000 47/34 .317/.404/.805/1.209 1.462/1.106 1.262 32/.968 0/0 6/0
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 24/1.029 14/.824 ··· 2/5.000 ··· 6/1.333 13/.762 8/.804 172/130 .311/.448/.548/.996 1.524/.849 .929 111/1.095 1/0 6/0
IP 53.1 44.0 9.1 9.1 19.0 6.2 11.1 11.2 TOTAL .270/.350/.455/.806 .839/.793 .824 .830 11/6 54/28
ERA-K/9 3.71/6.4 2.25/8.6 3.86/5.8 3.86/6.8 3.32/4.7 8.10/4.0 1.59/8.8 8.49/11.5 3.68/6.9

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Martinez (34-7-1)
 Varitek (13-3-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 211/.233 170/.182 43/.297 43/.222 76/.206 29/.345 40/.111 61/.365 .241  McDonald
 Hermida
 Hall
 Van Every
 Drew
3/25/0/4
28/0/1/1
18/4/2/1
3/10/5/0
0/0/37/0
OPS .707 .513 .828 .710 .633 1.138 .422 1.055 .695
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 43/.951 89/.657 18/1.000 23/.638 39/.699 12/1.333 24/.394 23/1.101 .749
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 168/.647 81/.365 25/.711 20/.800 37/.559 17/1.000 16/.464 38/1.033 .657
Home 52/.543 69/.661 18/1.007 26/.641 39/.618 14/1.500 15/.419 29/1.198
Last 28d days 140/.840 148/.485 36/.841 31/.778 67/.644 6/2.333 21/.516 41/1.094
HR/SB/CS 7/3/0 3/2/1 1/0/0 1/1/0 3/4/0 4/0/0 1/0/0 3/1/1 38/23/5
Usage ····X··· X····X·· o·X··o·X X·oX···· ·X·····X X······· ·o·o·o·· ·Xo····X
Yankees Batters (5.76 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (5.44 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 19.Beckett
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
60.Schoeneweis*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
24.Cano* G/S/vP 54/1.060 2/.000 14/.703 14/1.286 15/.481 8/.661 14/.808 163/105 .322/.380/.575/.956 1.148/.857 .760 107/.919 2/2 9/1
29.Cervelli G/S/vP 3/2.000 1/2.000 1/3.000 ··· 1/no AB ··· 1/no AB 71/43 .400/.471/.517/.987 1.245/.823 .969 63/.959 0/0 0/0
11.Gardner* G/S/vP 15/.481 2/.000 6/.666 2/1.000 6/2.250 3/.000 2/1.000 145/104 .323/.399/.409/.808 .717/.845 .995 105/.841 17/1 2/1
26.Golson G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 5/3 .400/.400/.400/.800 2.000/.000 2.000 5/.800 0/1 0/0
2.Jeter G/S/vP 61/.754 4/.000 10/.522 9/.944 18/.675 4/1.417 24/.553 176/120 .268/.313/.396/.709 .784/.672 .998 119/.607 4/1 4/2
53.Miranda* G/S/vP ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 10/9 .125/.300/.250/.550 3.000/.222 .733 10/.550 0/0 0/0
19.Pena# G/S/vP 3/.000 1/.000 2/2.000 1/.000 1/no AB ··· 1/.000 40/31 .194/.231/.222/.453 .125/.534 .411 35/.461 1/0 0/1
20.Posada# G/S/vP 36/.844 1/.000 10/.900 12/.962 10/.500 7/1.214 29/1.329 101/66 .326/.406/.618/1.024 1.171/.946 1.056 53/.952 0/0 6/2
13.Rodriguez G/S/vP 54/.842 5/.650 10/1.067 7/.679 14/1.262 5/1.267 42/.983 164/116 .284/.366/.482/.848 .948/.810 1.002 106/.752 2/2 5/3
33.Swisher# G/S/vP 30/.920 4/2.250 10/.800 8/.393 4/.250 4/2.000 3/.666 141/86 .293/.379/.537/.915 .813/.988 .835 88/1.035 0/0 7/0
25.Teixeira# G/S/vP 32/.467 9/1.333 6/.533 5/1.100 9/.111 7/3.114 21/.714 174/121 .224/.345/.422/.767 .974/.675 .857 114/.884 0/0 7/0
38.Thames G/S/vP 8/1.125 1/.000 5/1.000 2/2.000 3/1.666 2/.000 8/1.500 63/28 .365/.444/.558/1.002 1.135/.835 1.026 52/.971 0/0 2/1
22.Winn# G/S/vP 11/.818 2/.500 1/no AB 3/.333 ··· 5/.400 15/.933 54/44 .213/.302/.319/.621 .000/.777 .682 48/.706 1/0 1/0
IP 41.0 20.2 18.2 13.0 19.0 15.0 13.2 TOTAL .279/.365/.455/.820 .886/.788 .900 .804 31/8 47/15
ERA-K/9 7.46/7.5 2.61/11.3 2.41/5.3 5.54/6.2 3.32/6.6 5.40/6.0 7.90/8.5 4.99/7.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Cervelli (6-1-0)
 Posada (17-4-3)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 189/.311 84/.181 73/.159 61/.315 78/.191 68/.279 68/.333 .261  Gardner
 Thames
 Pena
 Winn
 Swisher
 Golson
24/17/0/1
13/0/2/0
0/0/1/0
13/0/11/0
0/0/33/0
0/4/3/0
OPS .892 .598 .534 .885 .677 .894 .935 .764
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 96/1.027 42/.349 33/.517 26/.781 41/.758 30/.993 29/.914 .776
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 93/.746 42/.848 40/.545 35/.949 37/.587 38/.817 39/.952 .754
Road 77/.925 41/.810 22/.296 21/1.222 34/.827 26/.885 17/1.235
Last 28d days 110/.981 53/.652 47/.523 38/.925 51/.741 36/.942 41/1.047
HR/SB/CS 5/9/1 3/2/0 2/0/0 2/0/0 3/2/0 3/0/0 2/3/0 43/47/10
Usage ········ X··X···o ··X··X·· ··Xo··oo X·X····o ··o···X· ·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.