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Game Preview: BOS @ NYY, 2:05pm, Monday, August 9, 2010 @Yankee Stadium III

RedSox, 63-49, 63-49 3rd, 7 GB, 4½ GB in WC

SP: Jon Lester (26, LHP, 11-7, 3.07)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. NYY Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (11-7) 146.2 118 55 50 52 154 10 3.07
2009 (15-8) 203.1 186 80 77 64 225 20 3.41
2008 (16-6) 210.1 202 78 75 66 152 14 3.21
Last 7 GS 3-4 48.2 45 21 17 12 52 5 3.14 59
2010-08-04 CLE L 5.0 7 4 2 2 4 1 98 43
2010-07-30 DET L 6.0 11 4 4 2 7 2 115 39
2010-07-24 @SEA L 7.2 4 5 4 1 13 1 124 65
2010-07-18 TEX L 8.0 9 4 3 3 6 0 118 53
2010-07-09 @TOR W 6.0 4 2 2 2 6 1 96 60
2010-07-03 BAL W 7.0 5 1 1 1 7 0 100 69
2010-06-27 @SFG W 9.0 5 1 1 1 9 0 103 81
Last 5 v.NYY 2-1 28.1 28 15 15 10 31 6 4.76 52
2010-05-09 NYY W 7.0 4 2 2 2 7 2 102 66
2010-04-06 NYY ND 5.0 5 4 4 3 4 0 94 42
2009-09-25 @NYY L 2.1 8 5 5 3 3 1 78 21
2009-08-09 @NYY ND 7.0 5 1 1 0 7 1 107 70
2009-05-04 @NYY W 7.0 6 3 3 2 10 2 111 61
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   34-23   Road:   29-26   ExtrInn: 4-8 
 vsRHP:  43-33   vsLHP:  20-16   1-Run:  19-18
 vsEast: 21-23   vsCntrl:14-12   vsWest: 15-9  IL:13-5 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
112 Sun, Aug  8  @NYY  L   2-7       63-49  3rd  7.0 gb
111 Sat, Aug  7  @NYY  L   2-5       63-48  3rd  6.0 gb
110 Fri, Aug  6  @NYY  W   6-3       63-47  3rd  5.0 gb
109 Thu, Aug  5   CLE  W   6-2       62-47  3rd  6.0 gb
108 Wed, Aug  4   CLE  L   1-9       61-47  3rd  6.5 gb
107 Tue, Aug  3   CLE  W   3-1       61-46  3rd  6.5 gb
106 Mon, Aug  2   CLE  L   5-6       60-46  3rd  6.5 gb
105 Sun, Aug  1   DET  W   4-3       60-45  3rd  6.5 gb
104 Sat, Jul 31   DET  W   5-4       59-45  3rd  7.5 gb
103 Fri, Jul 30   DET  L   5-6       58-45  3rd  7.5 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:14-16
Yankees, 69-41, 69-41 1st, 2½ up

SP: Phil Hughes (24, RHP, 13-4, 3.96)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (13-4) 122.2 113 55 54 36 107 16 3.96
2009 (8-3) 86.0 68 31 29 28 96 8 3.03
2008 (0-4) 34.0 43 26 25 15 23 3 6.62
Last 7 GS 3-3 40.1 45 26 25 11 29 9 5.58 46
2010-08-04 TOR W 5.1 4 1 1 2 5 0 99 59
2010-07-30 @TBR L 6.0 4 3 3 2 6 1 104 56
2010-07-25 KCR W 5.1 6 3 3 0 3 2 95 47
2010-07-20 LAA L 5.0 9 6 6 3 2 2 98 24
2010-07-09 @SEA W 7.0 6 1 1 0 5 0 109 66
2010-07-04 TOR ND 6.0 6 5 5 2 5 3 101 43
2010-06-29 SEA L 5.2 10 7 6 2 3 1 94 24
Last 5 v.BOS 1-2 18.0 26 18 16 9 15 3 8.00 37
2010-05-17 BOS ND 5.0 6 5 5 1 3 2 104 37
2010-05-07 @BOS W 7.0 7 2 2 1 7 0 101 61
2009-05-04 BOS L 4.0 7 4 3 4 2 1 94 32
2008-04-13 @BOS L 2.0 6 7 6 3 3 0 65 18
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   37-19   Road:   32-22   ExtrInn: 4-2 
 vsRHP:  47-26   vsLHP:  22-15   1-Run:  11-7 
 vsEast: 26-17   vsCntrl:16-9    vsWest: 16-8  IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
110 Sun, Aug  8   BOS  W   7-2       69-41  1st  2.5 up
109 Sat, Aug  7   BOS  W   5-2       68-41  1st  1.5 up
108 Fri, Aug  6   BOS  L   3-6       67-41  1st  0.5 up
107 Wed, Aug  4   TOR  W   5-1       67-40  1st    Tied
106 Tue, Aug  3   TOR  L   2-8       66-40  2nd  1.0 gb
105 Mon, Aug  2   TOR  L   6-8       66-39  1st    Tied
104 Sun, Aug  1  @TBR  L   0-3       66-38  1st  1.0 up
103 Sat, Jul 31  @TBR  W   5-4       66-37  1st  2.0 up
102 Fri, Jul 30  @TBR  L   2-3       65-37  1st  1.0 up
101 Thu, Jul 29  @CLE  W  11-4       65-36  1st  2.0 up
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:20-10
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sun, Aug 08, 2010 NYY  7  BOS  2        W:Dustin Moseley (2-1), L: Josh Beckett (3-2), S: none
Sat, Aug 07, 2010 NYY  5  BOS  2        W:CC Sabathia (14-5), L: John Lackey (10-7), S: Mariano Rivera (23)
Fri, Aug 06, 2010 BOS  6 @NYY  3        W:Clay Buchholz (12-5), L: Javier Vazquez (9-8), S: Jonathan Papelbon (27)
Tue, May 18, 2010 BOS  7 @NYY  6        W:Daniel Bard (1-1), L: Mariano Rivera (0-1), S: Jonathan Papelbon (10)
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)
Season Series: 2010 - NYY over 7-4; 2009 - Tied 9-9; 2008 - Tied 9-9; All-Time - NYY leads 1124-937

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  5.37

FLA  4.45

SEA  3.25

RA/G

SDP  3.47

SEA  4.37

ARI  5.55

BA

J. Hamilton  .355

J. Cust  .283

B. Wood  .167

OBP

J. Morneau  .437

M. Prado  .357

B. Wood  .184

SLG

M. Cabrera  .636

B. Phillips  .461

B. Wood  .224

OPS

M. Cabrera  1.066

M. Reynolds  .811

B. Wood  .408

ERA

J. Johnson  1.97

B. Arroyo  3.83

B. Bannister  5.95

K/9IP

B. Morrow  10.68

M. Garza  6.89

M. Buehrle  3.73

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

RedSox Batters (5.10 RS/G) vs. Yankees Pitchers (4.11 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 65.Hughes
G/S/vB
63.Albaladejo
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
39.Wood
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
29.Beltre G/S/vP 9/.222 ··· 4/.250 2/1.000 2/.000 13/.481 5/1.000 2/2.000 18/1.389 448/320 .336/.373/.571/.944 .977/.930 .996 99/1.072 2/1 20/15
68.Brown G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 11/5 .182/.182/.182/.364 .000/.800 .500 11/.364 0/0 0/0
23.Cameron G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 6/.334 27/.862 10/.633 1/.000 6/.333 180/132 .259/.328/.401/.729 1.128/.588 .706 48/.649 0/1 4/2
36.Cash G/S/vP 3/3.500 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 5/.600 ··· 121/90 .176/.252/.250/.502 .586/.473 .561 35/.416 0/0 2/1
7.Drew* G/S/vP 13/1.914 3/1.667 3/.667 10/.800 3/.000 25/.965 10/.944 4/.000 34/.516 384/264 .259/.349/.443/.792 .479/.936 .749 83/.628 2/1 12/0
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 5/1.267 3/.333 2/1.000 3/.666 1/.000 3/.000 11/.282 7/.762 2/.500 64/56 .183/.222/.250/.472 .250/.506 .572 19/.111 2/0 0/0
22.Hall G/S/vP 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 3/1.167 4/.000 6/.834 1/.000 1/.000 16/1.046 252/152 .242/.323/.462/.785 .816/.765 .829 64/.864 4/1 13/9
32.Hermida* G/S/vP 5/.000 1/5.000 2/.000 2/.000 ··· 10/.500 2/1.500 1/.000 4/.833 171/147 .203/.257/.348/.605 .436/.633 .554 22/.282 1/0 5/4
55.Kalish* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 28/24 .360/.393/.520/.913 1.000/.899 .625 28/.913 0/0 1/0
25.Lowell G/S/vP 5/1.400 3/1.666 ··· 1/.000 2/2.500 10/.100 16/.580 4/.750 18/.591 109/63 .224/.303/.378/.680 .759/.621 .436 18/.778 0/0 3/0
12.Lowrie# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 1/2.000 50/30 .286/.400/.381/.781 .789/.775 .751 50/.781 0/0 0/2
41.Martinez# G/S/vP 7/1.000 3/.666 12/1.117 18/1.567 ··· 3/1.666 15/.400 3/.666 2/1.000 326/238 .283/.340/.465/.805 1.268/.632 .675 56/.714 1/0 10/4
54.McDonald G/S/vP 5/.400 ··· 1/.000 3/1.000 ··· 1/2.000 1/2.000 1/.000 ··· 264/160 .254/.322/.388/.709 .745/.686 .733 49/.558 6/0 6/1
44.Molina G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 7/4 .143/.143/.143/.286 .000/.500 .667 / 0/0 0/0
60.Nava# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 107/79 .290/.383/.452/.835 .584/.914 .656 18/.675 0/1 1/0
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 9/2.167 2/.000 4/1.250 20/.563 1/3.000 13/.708 26/.885 3/.666 2/1.000 410/288 .259/.368/.532/.900 .559/1.058 .872 105/.775 0/1 24/0
3.Patterson* G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 176/147 .211/.270/.435/.705 .434/.757 .840 36/.632 6/1 6/2
16.Scutaro G/S/vP 16/.580 1/no AB ··· 4/.500 13/.308 13/.322 16/.813 7/1.314 5/.400 511/377 .275/.337/.380/.717 .731/.712 .724 111/.682 3/3 7/15
30.Shealy G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 7/4 .000/.000/.000/.000 .000/.000 .000 4/.000 0/0 0/0
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 14/.824 3/2.333 ··· 2/5.000 ··· 6/1.333 14/.702 8/.804 1/.000 435/322 .307/.411/.564/.975 1.311/.863 .967 78/.951 4/1 19/3
IP 122.2 2.2 26.2 17.2 33.2 37.1 41.0 39.1 23.1 TOTAL .270/.344/.457/.801 .809/.798 .785 .736 34/12 147/82
ERA-K/9 3.96/7.8 3.38/10.0 3.04/7.1 4.08/6.1 4.01/5.1 5.54/7.2 0.88/7.9 4.12/10.8 5.79/9.3 3.87/7.3

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Brown (5-2-1)
 Cash (31-7-7)
 Martinez (64-15-2)
 Molina (3-0-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 501/.245 10/.222 112/.235 76/.161 137/.230 166/.283 148/.137 176/.260 109/.266 .247  McDonald
 Patterson
 Hermida
 Cameron
 Nava
 Kalish
 Hall
 Ellsbury
 Drew
20/52/22/5
35/15/0/3
46/0/3/3
0/46/0/3
28/0/0/1
7/1/1/1
34/7/6/1
6/8/0/0
0/0/95/0
OPS .693 .522 .677 .580 .703 .813 .383 .715 .824 .713
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 259/.772 5/.400 46/.508 45/.468 68/.670 78/.939 69/.482 72/.851 56/.679 .742
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 242/.612 5/.650 66/.795 31/.753 69/.737 88/.698 79/.299 104/.629 53/.963 .691
Home 296/.796 10/.522 72/.679 40/.682 75/.820 90/.811 73/.366 94/.729 61/1.002
Last 28d days 91/.806 10/.522 30/.381 / 40/.986 43/.641 23/.310 37/.310 16/.875
HR/SB/CS 16/8/4 0/1/1 2/2/0 2/3/0 5/7/0 7/1/0 1/0/0 3/4/1 4/3/0 114/83/18
Usage ····X··· ········ X·o·o·X· ········ ·····oo· o·X····· oo··o··· X···X·X· ··X··o·X
Yankees Batters (5.37 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.56 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 31.Lester*
G/S/vB
48.Atchison
G/S/vB
51.Bard
G/S/vB
64.Bowden
G/S/vB
53.Cabrera
G/S/vB
17.Delcarmen
G/S/vB
61.Doubront*
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/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
17.Berkman# G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/3.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 386/313 .241/.363/.423/.786 .551/.843 .871 80/.614 3/2 13/1
24.Cano* G/S/vP 28/.632 1/5.000 2/.000 4/.750 3/.000 15/.652 ··· ··· 14/1.286 16/.646 9/.583 ··· 471/317 .332/.389/.567/.956 .945/.961 .937 93/1.002 2/2 21/2
29.Cervelli G/S/vP 3/.333 ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 2/1.500 ··· ··· ··· 2/no AB 1/.000 ··· 242/160 .255/.328/.317/.645 .777/.578 .685 35/.491 1/0 0/7
27.Curtis* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 47/40 .256/.319/.395/.714 .714/.714 1.121 20/.900 0/0 1/0
11.Gardner* G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 7/.572 1/.000 ··· 3/1.167 7/1.857 3/.000 ··· 394/273 .283/.379/.381/.759 .739/.768 .812 74/.531 31/6 5/1
14.Granderson* G/S/vP 2/1.000 ··· 2/2.000 ··· 12/.750 4/.000 1/.000 ··· 5/.200 11/1.200 3/.000 ··· 331/224 .243/.311/.422/.733 .533/.832 .746 81/.781 10/0 10/1
2.Jeter G/S/vP 32/.708 1/.000 4/.000 4/.500 6/1.833 11/.586 ··· ··· 10/1.056 19/.707 4/1.417 ··· 505/353 .279/.341/.392/.733 .896/.662 .860 101/.740 11/4 9/4
26.Kearns G/S/vP 3/1.167 3/.333 3/3.500 ··· 1/.000 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.500 ··· 348/232 .267/.348/.410/.758 .694/.791 .690 41/.698 4/1 8/4
53.Miranda* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· 67/60 .230/.299/.443/.741 .619/.755 .915 16/.779 0/0 3/0
19.Pena# G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/2.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/no AB ··· ··· 105/84 .208/.245/.219/.464 .269/.509 .483 15/.571 4/0 0/4
20.Posada# G/S/vP 20/.417 3/.000 1/.000 4/2.333 2/.500 11/.808 ··· ··· 12/.962 11/.455 7/1.214 ··· 301/197 .257/.359/.459/.818 .918/.764 .946 68/.751 1/0 12/6
13.Rodriguez G/S/vP 23/1.077 2/.000 5/.650 2/3.000 7/1.429 10/1.067 ··· ··· 7/.679 15/1.169 6/1.417 ··· 448/316 .264/.335/.470/.804 .683/.853 .889 89/.719 3/2 17/6
26.Russo G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 53/26 .188/.250/.229/.479 .500/.451 .325 / 1/0 0/1
33.Swisher# G/S/vP 25/.992 2/.000 4/2.250 6/.334 2/.500 11/.728 ··· ··· 8/.393 5/.200 4/2.000 ··· 453/300 .299/.370/.540/.910 .849/.940 .877 93/.942 1/1 22/3
25.Teixeira# G/S/vP 20/.618 5/.400 10/1.200 4/.500 3/2.334 8/.393 ··· ··· 5/1.100 9/.111 7/3.114 ··· 499/350 .259/.369/.498/.866 .967/.824 .970 99/1.038 0/1 25/2
38.Thames G/S/vP 7/1.229 ··· 1/.000 ··· 5/.400 6/1.100 ··· ··· 2/2.000 4/1.833 3/.000 ··· 120/52 .303/.400/.434/.834 .843/.824 .882 17/.769 0/0 3/3
IP 146.2 39.2 50.2 2.1 1.1 39.2 16.1 7.0 32.1 47.0 44.2 9.0 TOTAL .269/.350/.438/.788 .792/.786 .844 .790 66/18 131/56
ERA-K/9 3.07/9.4 3.86/6.3 1.78/9.2 0.00/7.8 20.25/0.0 4.54/6.3 3.86/6.6 3.86/3.9 5.85/6.7 2.87/7.9 4.23/6.8 2.00/6.0 4.17/7.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Cervelli (37-7-2)
 Posada (43-10-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 602/.221 162/.228 193/.151 10/.333 7/.400 172/.205 75/.273 28/.200 159/.350 190/.195 187/.245 42/.314 .250  Gardner
 Swisher
 Granderson
 Thames
 Kearns
 Curtis
 Russo
 Pena
78/35/0/8
0/1/96/6
0/84/0/3
20/0/7/1
72/5/14/1
7/0/9/0
11/0/0/0
0/0/2/0
OPS .627 .699 .469 1.067 1.571 .658 .745 .806 .939 .634 .755 .905 .717
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 152/.581 80/.815 98/.356 5/1.850 2/.500 82/.591 23/.360 8/.708 73/.864 102/.702 79/.757 20/1.143 .733
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 450/.643 82/.585 95/.580 5/.400 5/1.850 90/.721 52/.923 20/.829 86/1.003 88/.551 108/.754 22/.658 .703
Road 266/.538 61/.754 114/.538 7/1.571 / 75/.651 27/.681 13/.731 80/1.031 97/.723 96/.646 14/.786
Last 28d days 116/.820 43/.715 30/.349 10/1.067 7/1.571 27/.564 26/.679 10/.633 28/.921 42/.454 35/.564 18/.719
HR/SB/CS 10/13/5 5/5/2 4/3/0 0/0/0 1/0/0 5/0/0 0/1/0 2/0/0 5/1/1 6/3/0 6/4/1 2/1/0 100/114/27
Usage ····X··· ····X··· ··o···o· ········ ········ oo··o·o· ·o······ ········ ···X···· ··Xo·o·o oo···o·· ····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.