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Game Preview: BOS @ OAK, 9:05pm, Saturday, September 11, 2010 @Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum

RedSox, 78-63, 78-63 3rd, 9 GB, 7½ GB in WC

SP: John Lackey (31, RHP, 12-9, 4.48)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. OAK Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (12-9) 183.0 205 98 91 66 128 16 4.48
2009 (11-8) 176.1 177 84 75 47 139 17 3.83
2008 (12-5) 163.1 161 71 68 40 130 26 3.75
Last 7 GS 2-4 47.2 54 30 27 16 47 5 5.10 49
2010-09-04 CHW L 7.0 4 3 1 2 7 0 116 66
2010-08-29 @TBR L 6.1 9 5 5 3 7 2 107 39
2010-08-23 SEA W 8.0 6 3 2 2 10 0 112 68
2010-08-18 LAA W 7.0 10 5 5 0 5 2 119 42
2010-08-12 @TOR ND 8.0 8 3 3 1 4 1 98 57
2010-08-07 @NYY L 6.0 8 5 5 3 7 0 116 40
2010-08-02 CLE L 5.1 9 6 6 5 7 0 107 28
Last 5 v.OAK 3-1 33.1 39 15 14 7 22 4 3.78 51
2010-06-01 OAK W 6.0 12 4 4 2 4 1 116 34
2009-09-26 OAK ND 5.0 10 6 6 1 2 2 92 24
2009-08-30 OAK W 8.0 5 1 0 2 6 0 110 74
2009-07-19 @OAK W 9.0 3 0 0 1 6 0 102 86
2008-09-16 @OAK L 5.1 9 4 4 1 4 1 102 37
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   42-30   Road:   36-33   ExtrInn: 5-10
 vsRHP:  54-40   vsLHP:  24-23   1-Run:  21-21
 vsEast: 31-29   vsCntrl:14-15   vsWest: 20-14 IL:13-5 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
141 Fri, Sep 10  @OAK  L   0-5       78-63  3rd  9.0 gb
140 Wed, Sep  8   TBR  W  11-5       78-62  3rd  9.0 gb
139 Tue, Sep  7   TBR  L   5-14      77-62  3rd  9.0 gb
138 Mon, Sep  6   TBR  W  12-5       77-61  3rd  9.0 gb
137 Sun, Sep  5   CHW  L   5-7       76-61  3rd 10.0 gb
136 Sat, Sep  4   CHW  L   1-3       76-60  3rd 10.0 gb
135 Sat, Sep  4   CHW  L   1-3       76-59  3rd 10.0 gb
134 Thu, Sep  2  @BAL  W   6-4       76-58  3rd  8.0 gb
133 Wed, Sep  1  @BAL  W   9-6       75-58  3rd  8.0 gb
132 Tue, Aug 31  @BAL  L   2-5       74-58  3rd  8.0 gb
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20: 9-11   Last 30:15-15
Athletics, 70-70, 70-70 2nd, 7½ GB, 15 GB in WC

SP: Brett Anderson (22, LHP, 4-6, 2.97)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (4-6) 78.2 79 31 26 14 55 4 2.97
2009 (11-11) 175.1 180 94 79 45 150 20 4.06
Last 7 GS 2-4 42.2 41 17 13 10 32 4 2.74 56
2010-09-06 SEA W 7.2 4 1 1 0 4 1 107 71
2010-09-01 @NYY L 6.0 8 4 1 2 4 0 103 48
2010-08-27 @TEX L 2.0 6 4 4 2 0 0 50 26
2010-08-21 TBR ND 7.0 8 2 2 2 8 1 102 59
2010-08-16 TOR L 6.0 7 3 2 1 5 2 103 52
2010-08-10 @SEA L 7.0 5 1 1 2 7 0 109 68
2010-08-04 KCR W 7.0 3 2 2 1 4 0 102 66
Last 5 v.BOS 2-1 24.0 16 7 7 8 23 2 2.63 62
2010-06-03 @BOS ND 2.0 5 2 2 0 1 0 36 39
2009-07-29 @BOS W 6.0 4 3 3 4 8 1 102 56
2009-07-06 @BOS W 9.0 2 0 0 2 9 0 111 90
2009-04-15 BOS L 7.0 5 2 2 2 5 1 109 62
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   43-29   Road:   27-41   ExtrInn: 4-6 
 vsRHP:  51-51   vsLHP:  19-19   1-Run:  21-16
 vsEast: 19-24   vsCntrl:18-15   vsWest: 25-21 IL: 8-10

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
140 Fri, Sep 10   BOS  W   5-0       70-70  2nd  7.5 gb
139 Wed, Sep  8   SEA  W   4-3       69-70  2nd  7.0 gb
138 Tue, Sep  7   SEA  L   5-7       68-70  2nd  7.0 gb
137 Mon, Sep  6   SEA  W   6-2       68-69  2nd  7.0 gb
136 Sun, Sep  5   LAA  L   4-7       67-69  2nd  8.0 gb
135 Sat, Sep  4   LAA  W   3-1       67-68  2nd  8.0 gb
134 Fri, Sep  3   LAA  W   8-0       66-68  2nd  9.0 gb
133 Thu, Sep  2  @NYY  L   0-5       65-68  2nd 10.0 gb
132 Wed, Sep  1  @NYY  L   3-4       65-67  2nd  9.5 gb
131 Tue, Aug 31  @NYY  L   3-9       65-66  2nd  8.5 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:14-16
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Fri, Sep 10, 2010 OAK  5  BOS  0        W:Trevor Cahill (16-6), L: Clay Buchholz (15-7), S: none
Wed, Jul 21, 2010 OAK  6  BOS  4        W:Gio Gonzalez (9-6), L: Clay Buchholz (10-5), S: Michael Wuertz (2)
Tue, Jul 20, 2010 OAK  5  BOS  4 (10)   W:Andrew Bailey (1-3), L: Ramon Ramirez (0-3), S: none
Mon, Jul 19, 2010 BOS  2 @OAK  1        W:Daisuke Matsuzaka (7-3), L: Ben Sheets (4-9), S: Jonathan Papelbon (21)
Thu, Jun 03, 2010 OAK  9 @BOS  8        W:Vin Mazzaro (1-0), L: Tim Wakefield (1-4), S: Andrew Bailey (12)
Wed, Jun 02, 2010 BOS  6  OAK  4        W:Daisuke Matsuzaka (4-2), L: Ben Sheets (2-4), S: Jonathan Papelbon (13)
Tue, Jun 01, 2010 BOS  9  OAK  4        W:John Lackey (6-3), L: Tyson Ross (1-4), S: none

Thu, Jul 30, 2009 BOS  8  OAK  5        W:Manny Delcarmen (3-2), L: Craig Breslow (4-5), S: Jonathan Papelbon (26)
Wed, Jul 29, 2009 OAK  8 @BOS  6        W:Brett Anderson (6-8), L: Brad Penny (7-5), S: Andrew Bailey (13)
Tue, Jul 28, 2009 OAK  9 @BOS  8 (11)   W:Craig Breslow (4-4), L: Manny Delcarmen (2-2), S: Andrew Bailey (12)
Season Series: 2010 - OAK over 4-3; 2009 - Tied 5-5; 2008 - BOS won 6-4; All-Time - BOS leads 1048-858

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  5.36

ARI  4.53

SEA  3.23

RA/G

SDP  3.51

CIN  4.34

PIT  5.42

BA

J. Hamilton  .361

J. Reyes  .286

B. Wood  .162

OBP

J. Morneau  .437

D. Wright  .360

B. Wood  .188

SLG

J. Hamilton  .635

J. Heyward  .471

B. Wood  .216

OPS

M. Cabrera  1.063

J. Edmonds  .818

B. Wood  .404

ERA

M. Latos  2.21

D. Fister  3.84

K. Correia  5.46

K/9IP

B. Morrow  10.95

A. Sanchez  7.01

M. Buehrle  4.18

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

RedSox Batters (5.04 RS/G) vs. Athletics Pitchers (3.84 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 49.Anderson*
G/S/vB
40.Bailey
G/S/vB
13.Blevins*
G/S/vB
52.Bonser
G/S/vB
56.Breslow*
G/S/vB
61.James
G/S/vB
63.Rodriguez
G/S/vB
50.Wolf
G/S/vB
48.Wuertz
G/S/vB
31.Ziegler
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
44.Anderson* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 11/11 .222/.364/.222/.586 /.586 .500 11/.586 0/0 0/0
29.Beltre G/S/vP 13/.930 6/.167 3/1.667 7/.453 4/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 7/.286 5/.800 568/400 .323/.364/.559/.924 .930/.921 .953 94/.869 2/1 27/16
36.Cash G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· 123/92 .173/.248/.245/.493 .586/.462 .561 2/.000 0/0 2/1
7.Drew* G/S/vP 3/.000 4/.000 4/1.750 5/1.467 4/.250 ··· ··· ··· 4/.500 8/1.250 494/338 .252/.342/.438/.780 .571/.877 .785 83/.563 3/1 18/0
22.Hall G/S/vP 8/.250 4/1.250 3/.333 10/.472 5/1.600 ··· ··· 1/.000 10/.311 3/.000 330/194 .242/.308/.456/.764 .749/.775 .778 57/.639 5/1 17/10
55.Kalish* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 110/90 .238/.284/.386/.671 .300/.759 .586 63/.588 3/0 3/2
25.Lowell G/S/vP 7/2.171 2/2.000 1/2.000 10/.422 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 4/1.750 5/.000 202/120 .231/.297/.357/.654 .595/.694 .607 71/.500 0/0 4/2
12.Lowrie# G/S/vP 2/1.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· 1/.000 1/no AB 124/75 .255/.363/.443/.806 .941/.720 .902 61/.647 1/0 4/5
41.Martinez# G/S/vP 1/2.000 1/.000 3/.666 9/.888 4/.750 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/3.000 1/.000 452/322 .293/.341/.471/.812 1.206/.651 .722 96/.898 1/0 15/4
54.McDonald G/S/vP 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 4/.833 ··· ··· 1/no AB 1/.000 1/.000 319/179 .275/.345/.443/.788 .832/.754 .795 48/1.117 9/1 9/1
60.Nava# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 147/117 .250/.347/.367/.714 .542/.754 .564 40/.393 0/1 1/0
56.Navarro G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 22/13 .100/.136/.100/.236 .347/.160 .667 22/.236 0/0 0/0
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 7/.000 2/.500 4/1.500 9/2.528 5/1.000 ··· 2/.500 1/no AB 1/.000 4/.500 532/366 .259/.363/.527/.889 .565/1.050 .843 93/.842 0/1 29/0
3.Patterson* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 187/153 .227/.281/.436/.717 .552/.753 .844 5/.800 7/1 6/2
46.Reddick* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 36/34 .257/.278/.400/.678 1.500/.628 .561 10/1.200 1/0 0/0
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP 7/.000 3/.833 1/.000 5/1.400 3/1.000 ··· ··· ··· 4/.000 1/2.000 20/10 .250/.400/.438/.838 1.071/.633 1.016 11/.740 0/0 0/1
16.Scutaro G/S/vP 2/.000 3/.000 3/2.334 5/.400 4/.833 ··· ··· 1/no AB 7/.000 4/1.250 625/457 .275/.333/.386/.720 .712/.722 .684 88/.846 3/4 10/18
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 6/.167 1/.000 1/.000 10/1.475 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 2/no AB 107/84 .258/.318/.536/.854 1.110/.783 .702 2/.000 0/0 7/0
IP 78.2 46.0 46.1 15.2 63.1 2.0 21.1 6.2 34.2 52.1 TOTAL .267/.339/.452/.791 .797/.789 .778 .726 50/15 187/106
ERA-K/9 2.97/6.3 1.37/7.2 3.88/8.2 5.17/5.2 3.41/9.0 4.50/9.0 3.80/10.1 1.35/9.4 4.67/8.8 3.10/6.0 3.54/6.8

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Cash (32-7-7)
 Martinez (86-24-4)
 Saltalamacchia (4-1-0)
 Varitek (26-7-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 327/.261 175/.195 210/.277 70/.354 256/.199 11/.400 88/.208 28/.174 151/.242 218/.244 .242  McDonald
 Patterson
 Kalish
 Hall
 Reddick
 Nava
 Drew
26/63/27/8
42/18/0/4
12/20/2/3
45/7/6/1
3/6/6/1
41/0/0/1
0/0/122/0
OPS .651 .526 .769 .776 .635 .855 .612 .557 .754 .704 .688
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 86/.727 77/.545 91/.616 36/.856 94/.579 6/.900 37/.610 12/.788 57/.996 66/1.066 .705
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 241/.624 98/.510 119/.893 34/.688 162/.668 5/.800 51/.613 16/.350 94/.619 152/.561 .677
Home 174/.581 103/.490 103/.747 32/.781 125/.633 4/.500 50/.353 24/.568 77/.590 112/.515
Last 28d days 124/.780 19/.327 37/.840 53/.706 41/.639 11/.855 33/.502 10/.200 35/.732 23/.445
HR/SB/CS 4/7/4 3/3/1 7/1/1 0/3/1 8/4/1 0/0/0 2/5/0 0/0/0 5/3/0 4/1/1 132/76/29
Usage ····X··· ··o·o·o· ···X·o·· ·····X·· X·o·o·o· ·····o·· o··o···o ···X·o·· ·······X ······oo
Athletics Batters (4.06 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.61 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 40.Lackey
G/S/vB
48.Atchison
G/S/vB
51.Bard
G/S/vB
64.Bowden
G/S/vB
68.Coello
G/S/vB
61.Doubront*
G/S/vB
43.Fox
G/S/vB
59.Manuel
G/S/vB
37.Okajima*
G/S/vB
58.Papelbon
G/S/vB
62.Richardson*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
10.Barton* G/S/vP 22/1.059 2/.000 2/.500 2/1.500 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 3/.666 5/.650 ··· 600/434 .280/.400/.412/.812 .853/.795 .821 107/.992 6/3 8/10
25.Carson G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 59/13 .161/.169/.286/.455 .499/.308 .305 17/.384 3/0 2/0
4.Crisp# G/S/vP 24/.705 1/2.000 1/.000 2/3.000 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 299/216 .279/.338/.445/.783 .933/.724 .914 107/.810 27/2 8/2
32.Cust* G/S/vP 29/.975 2/.000 3/.333 1/3.000 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· 5/1.850 7/.143 1/no AB 341/281 .274/.408/.442/.849 .703/.882 .901 92/.847 1/1 10/1
11.Davis G/S/vP 15/.534 2/1.000 3/.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 2/1.000 1/.000 473/345 .271/.307/.368/.675 .798/.630 .670 96/.549 44/8 5/3
14.Ellis G/S/vP 66/.695 3/1.167 2/.000 1/.000 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· 3/1.000 10/.700 1/.000 402/306 .268/.341/.345/.685 .739/.669 .597 99/.717 4/5 3/3
18.Gross* G/S/vP 9/1.334 ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 6/.000 ··· 223/182 .235/.282/.299/.581 .449/.607 .606 23/.455 5/1 1/1
45.Hermida* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB 181/154 .199/.260/.337/.597 .431/.625 .640 10/.425 1/0 5/4
5.Kouzmanoff G/S/vP 3/1.667 4/1.250 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 2/2.500 ··· 539/404 .256/.291/.404/.696 .764/.673 .697 76/.769 2/1 14/11
19.Larish* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.500 1/.000 58/50 .189/.259/.340/.598 .393/.630 .348 45/.689 0/0 2/2
2.Pennington# G/S/vP 11/.282 2/.500 2/1.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 501/385 .251/.324/.360/.684 .565/.721 .672 87/.560 24/5 4/21
35.Powell# G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 112/80 .216/.306/.278/.585 .669/.554 .601 20/.417 1/0 1/4
8.Suzuki G/S/vP 27/.722 2/.000 4/.000 2/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 6/.900 6/.666 1/.000 461/343 .248/.308/.376/.684 .527/.737 .732 93/.567 3/2 12/8
30.Tolleson G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 36/19 .324/.361/.353/.714 .765/.663 .777 29/.750 0/0 0/1
IP 183.0 52.2 66.0 10.0 3.1 25.0 5.2 9.2 36.2 59.0 13.0 TOTAL .256/.324/.375/.698 .694/.700 .709 .693 132/31 89/95
ERA-K/9 4.48/6.3 3.76/6.5 1.77/8.7 3.60/5.4 8.10/8.2 4.32/8.3 3.18/0.0 5.59/3.7 5.15/6.6 3.36/9.2 4.15/8.3 4.21/7.3

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Powell (13-8-0)
 Suzuki (58-17-6)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 800/.285 217/.244 255/.170 41/.308 18/.286 113/.270 21/.211 41/.222 178/.338 244/.201 64/.300 .253  Gross
 Davis
 Hermida
 Cust
 Crisp
 Carson
 Larish
31/9/45/6
40/69/25/4
47/0/6/3
12/0/3/3
0/66/0/2
6/1/17/2
7/0/0/0
OPS .781 .717 .517 .854 .730 .789 .449 1.012 .897 .638 .889 .727
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 443/.831 105/.877 133/.445 21/1.008 11/.990 40/.576 9/.619 16/.774 81/.818 128/.676 33/1.100 .761
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 357/.719 112/.570 122/.588 20/.700 7/.286 73/.911 12/.333 25/1.146 97/.963 116/.595 31/.675 .696
Road 380/.790 76/.794 144/.607 19/1.140 9/.476 46/.911 / 16/.588 85/1.010 129/.736 29/.761
Last 28d days 118/.763 50/.703 46/.488 31/.789 18/.730 27/.833 21/.449 13/1.476 19/.551 35/.501 15/.658
HR/SB/CS 16/24/10 7/5/2 5/5/1 1/2/0 0/1/0 3/1/1 0/1/0 5/0/0 5/1/1 6/8/0 2/2/0 133/140/37
Usage ······X· ··X·X·X· ··o··oo· X··X···· X··oX··· ········ ·······X o··X·X·· ··o·ooX· ·····X·· X··Xooo·

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.