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Game Preview: BOS @ TBR, 7:10pm, Monday, July 5, 2010 @Tropicana Field

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RedSox, 49-33, 49-33 2nd, 1½ GB

SP: Daisuke Matsuzaka (29, RHP, 5-3, 4.50)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. TBR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (5-3) 60.0 50 31 30 31 50 3 4.50
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 3-2 43.0 35 18 18 25 34 1 3.77 53
2010-06-30 TBR L 6.0 4 3 3 4 7 0 111 55
2010-06-24 @COL ND 5.0 5 2 2 4 6 0 105 51
2010-06-07 @CLE W 8.0 4 0 0 2 5 0 112 77
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
Last 5 v.TBR 1-2 26.1 26 12 12 18 29 4 4.10 50
2010-06-30 TBR L 6.0 4 3 3 4 7 0 111 55
2009-04-09 TBR L 5.1 9 4 4 3 5 3 100 36
2008-09-15 @TBR W 5.0 3 1 1 2 7 1 101 62
2008-09-09 TBR ND 5.0 8 3 3 4 5 0 102 40
2008-07-02 @TBR ND 5.0 2 1 1 5 5 0 101 59
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   29-17   Road:   20-16   ExtrInn: 2-7 
 vsRHP:  34-22   vsLHP:  15-11   1-Run:  13-13
 vsEast: 18-17   vsCntrl:10-9    vsWest:  8-2  IL:13-5 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 82 Sun, Jul  4   BAL  L   1-6       49-33  2nd  1.5 gb
 81 Sat, Jul  3   BAL  W   9-3       49-32  2nd  0.5 gb
 80 Fri, Jul  2   BAL  W   3-2       48-32  2nd  0.5 gb
 79 Wed, Jun 30   TBR  L   4-9       47-32  2nd  1.0 gb
 78 Tue, Jun 29   TBR  W   8-5       47-31  2nd  1.0 gb
 77 Sun, Jun 27  @SFG  W   5-1       46-31  2nd  2.0 gb
 76 Sat, Jun 26  @SFG  W   4-2       45-31  2nd  2.0 gb
 75 Fri, Jun 25  @SFG  L   4-5       44-31  2nd  3.0 gb
 74 Thu, Jun 24  @COL  W  13-11(10)  44-30  2nd  2.0 gb
 73 Wed, Jun 23  @COL  L   6-8       43-30  2nd  2.5 gb
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:14-6    Last 30:20-10
Rays, 48-33, 48-33 3rd, 2 GB

SP: Matt Garza (26, RHP, 9-5, 4.08)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (9-5) 103.2 99 48 47 36 83 13 4.08
2009 (8-12) 203.0 177 93 89 79 189 25 3.95
2008 (11-9) 184.2 170 83 76 59 128 19 3.70
Last 7 GS 4-3 39.0 49 30 30 16 29 8 6.92 41
2010-06-30 @BOS W 7.0 6 3 3 2 5 0 110 56
2010-06-24 SDP W 8.0 6 3 3 0 5 1 108 63
2010-06-18 @FLA L 1.1 7 7 7 3 2 1 71 11
2010-06-12 FLA W 5.2 9 4 4 2 7 1 102 40
2010-06-06 @TEX W 5.2 6 4 4 2 4 1 108 43
2010-05-31 @TOR L 6.1 10 3 3 2 3 1 99 42
2010-05-26 BOS L 5.0 5 6 6 5 3 3 103 31
Last 5 v.BOS 2-2 34.0 30 16 16 12 24 4 4.24 53
2010-06-30 @BOS W 7.0 6 3 3 2 5 0 110 56
2010-05-26 BOS L 5.0 5 6 6 5 3 3 103 31
2010-04-18 @BOS W 8.0 4 0 0 2 5 0 115 77
2009-09-13 @BOS L 7.1 9 3 3 0 8 1 118 56
2009-09-02 BOS ND 6.2 6 4 4 3 3 0 120 46
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   20-19   Road:   28-14   ExtrInn: 5-2 
 vsRHP:  28-24   vsLHP:  20-9    1-Run:  12-13
 vsEast: 19-10   vsCntrl:11-6    vsWest: 11-6  IL: 7-11

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 81 Sun, Jul  4  @MIN  W   7-4       48-33  3rd  2.0 gb
 80 Sat, Jul  3  @MIN  W   8-6       47-33  3rd  2.0 gb
 79 Fri, Jul  2  @MIN  L   1-2       46-33  3rd  2.0 gb
 78 Thu, Jul  1  @MIN  W   5-4 (10)  46-32  3rd  2.0 gb
 77 Wed, Jun 30  @BOS  W   9-4       45-32  3rd  2.0 gb
 76 Tue, Jun 29  @BOS  L   5-8       44-32  3rd  3.0 gb
 75 Sun, Jun 27   ARI  L   1-2       44-31  3rd  3.0 gb
 74 Sat, Jun 26   ARI  W   5-3       44-30  2nd  2.0 gb
 73 Fri, Jun 25   ARI  L   0-1       43-30  2nd  3.0 gb
 72 Thu, Jun 24   SDP  W   5-3       43-29  2nd  2.0 gb
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20: 9-11   Last 30:14-16
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Wed, Jun 30, 2010 TBR  9 @BOS  4        W:Matt Garza (9-5), L: Daisuke Matsuzaka (5-3), S: none
Tue, Jun 29, 2010 BOS  8  TBR  5        W:John Lackey (9-3), L: James Shields (6-8), S: Jonathan Papelbon (18)
Wed, May 26, 2010 BOS 11 @TBR  3        W:John Lackey (5-3), L: Matt Garza (5-3), S: none
Tue, May 25, 2010 BOS  2 @TBR  0        W:Jon Lester (5-2), L: James Shields (5-2), S: Jonathan Papelbon (11)
Mon, May 24, 2010 BOS  6 @TBR  1        W:Clay Buchholz (6-3), L: Wade Davis (4-4), S: none
Mon, Apr 19, 2010 TBR  8 @BOS  2        W:Jeff Niemann (1-0), L: John Lackey (1-1), S: none
Sun, Apr 18, 2010 TBR  7 @BOS  1        W:Matt Garza (3-0), L: Jon Lester (0-2), S: none
Sat, Apr 17, 2010 TBR  6 @BOS  5        W:James Shields (1-0), L: Clay Buchholz (1-1), S: Rafael Soriano (4)
Fri, Apr 16, 2010 TBR  3 @BOS  1 (12)   W:Lance Cormier (2-0), L: Manny Delcarmen (0-1), S: Rafael Soriano (3)

Sun, Sep 13, 2009 BOS  4  TBR  0        W:Jon Lester (13-7), L: James Shields (9-11), S: none
Season Series: 2010 - TBR leads 5-4; 2009 - Tied 9-9; 2008 - TBR won 10-8; All-Time - BOS leads 132-82

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

BOS  5.46

DET  4.51

PIT  3.26

RA/G

SDP  3.28

CIN  4.42

ARI  5.71

BA

B. Boesch  .345

M. Scutaro  .280

L. Valbuena  .166

OBP

J. Morneau  .437

M. Teixeira  .353

B. Wood  .190

SLG

M. Cabrera  .630

R. Barajas  .451

B. Wood  .233

OPS

J. Morneau  1.051

B. Hawpe  .808

B. Wood  .424

ERA

J. Johnson  1.82

Z. Greinke  3.94

N. Blackburn  6.00

K/9IP

J. Weaver  10.27

A. Harang  6.73

N. Blackburn  3.19

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

RedSox Batters (5.46 RS/G) vs. Rays Pitchers (3.85 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 22.Garza
G/S/vB
50.Balfour
G/S/vB
53.Benoit
G/S/vB
36.Choate*
G/S/vB
31.Cormier
G/S/vB
21.Sonnanstine
G/S/vB
29.Soriano
G/S/vB
35.Wheeler
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
29.Beltre G/S/vP 19/1.210 7/.310 18/.653 1/no AB 9/1.222 14/1.000 ··· 4/.500 325/239 .341/.378/.546/.925 .972/.908 1.033 93/1.062 1/1 12/13
23.Cameron G/S/vP 7/.000 2/.000 6/1.000 3/1.167 2/2.000 2/1.000 5/.200 5/1.350 115/94 .264/.322/.358/.680 .984/.616 .602 56/.589 0/1 1/2
36.Cash G/S/vP 9/.619 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 2/1.000 ··· 1/2.000 68/54 .197/.258/.311/.569 .538/.577 .718 26/.603 0/0 2/0
7.Drew* G/S/vP 25/.573 9/.333 5/.000 7/1.314 10/.650 19/1.090 3/.000 12/.258 280/195 .281/.368/.496/.864 .511/1.021 .854 52/1.266 1/1 10/0
22.Hall G/S/vP 3/.000 2/.000 ··· 2/.000 2/1.000 1/5.000 3/.000 8/1.357 163/96 .227/.327/.404/.731 .699/.754 .681 49/.561 3/0 6/4
54.McDonald G/S/vP 5/.200 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/3.000 2/1.000 1/.000 1/.000 199/129 .260/.321/.390/.711 .813/.656 .760 64/.631 6/0 5/1
44.Molina G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 4/1 .000/.000/.000/.000 .000/.000 4/.000 0/0 0/0
60.Nava# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· 70/52 .306/.386/.484/.870 .802/.886 .588 70/.870 0/1 1/0
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 33/.979 9/.708 22/.687 4/1.750 14/.630 27/.551 2/2.500 11/.573 275/202 .259/.364/.556/.920 .582/1.049 .838 89/1.007 0/1 17/0
3.Patterson* G/S/vP 4/.833 2/3.000 ··· ··· 5/.900 3/.666 ··· 1/.000 123/100 .204/.262/.389/.652 .221/.754 .666 29/.468 6/0 4/1
13.Romero# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 0/ /// / 0/ 0/0 0/0
16.Scutaro G/S/vP 46/.598 5/1.000 14/.819 ··· 10/.800 7/.453 6/.500 8/.250 373/276 .280/.347/.380/.726 .781/.707 .703 104/.641 1/3 4/11
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 37/.711 9/1.158 8/.250 1/.000 16/1.144 25/.740 4/.250 11/1.364 334/254 .299/.416/.584/1.000 1.346/.900 1.027 80/.853 2/1 17/2
IP 103.2 34.1 23.2 21.0 32.0 41.2 30.2 24.2 TOTAL .276/.351/.467/.818 .820/.817 .794 .827 27/10 109/58
ERA-K/9 4.08/7.2 2.10/8.7 0.76/12.9 5.57/9.4 4.50/3.4 3.67/5.8 1.47/8.2 3.28/10.2 3.59/7.3

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Cash (16-5-2)
 Molina (1-0-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 433/.254 134/.220 81/.118 86/.218 149/.308 171/.241 115/.167 101/.200 .242  McDonald
 Hall
 Cameron
 Patterson
 Nava
 Drew
14/45/13/5
30/7/6/1
0/31/0/1
28/7/0/1
18/0/0/0
0/0/70/0
OPS .742 .588 .358 .625 .839 .716 .496 .656 .702
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 186/.708 49/.640 35/.330 68/.460 81/.807 66/.738 43/.463 16/.679 .704
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 247/.766 85/.558 46/.378 18/1.289 68/.877 105/.702 72/.513 85/.652 .700
Home 186/.767 56/.632 42/.346 54/.586 72/.947 92/.759 53/.577 51/.505
Last 28d days 97/.888 35/.648 38/.380 20/.422 48/.806 63/.649 28/.357 30/.838
HR/SB/CS 13/6/4 1/1/2 2/1/0 2/1/1 2/3/1 6/2/0 2/3/0 3/1/1 86/45/21
Usage ····X··· oo·oX··· ·X·oo··X oo·oo··o ·o·o·X·· ·····X·· Xo·o···· ·o···o··
Rays Batters (5.07 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.62 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 18.Matsuzaka
G/S/vB
48.Atchison
G/S/vB
51.Bard
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
16.Aybar# G/S/vP 7/.786 ··· 1/no AB ··· 6/1.500 5/.200 3/1.000 ··· 146/63 .246/.295/.396/.690 .669/.761 .728 47/.690 0/0 5/0
8.Bartlett G/S/vP 16/.375 2/.000 4/.500 ··· 4/.250 7/.572 8/.625 ··· 266/176 .223/.309/.328/.636 .574/.668 .640 54/.554 3/2 2/7
15.Brignac* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 194/166 .277/.340/.384/.724 .863/.702 .785 57/.556 2/1 2/8
13.Crawford* G/S/vP 18/.398 7/1.429 2/.000 ··· 12/.166 14/.445 7/.572 ··· 339/222 .316/.376/.488/.864 .702/.949 .822 89/.989 29/8 7/2
28.Jaso* G/S/vP 3/.666 2/3.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 191/161 .274/.398/.389/.786 .507/.839 .564 68/.603 3/0 3/3
20.Joyce* G/S/vP 9/1.667 ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 3/1.000 ··· 30/30 .174/.367/.348/.714 /.714 .444 30/.714 1/1 1/0
19.Kapler G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 3/1.167 ··· ··· ··· 102/23 .225/.307/.292/.599 .578/.669 .554 13/.538 1/1 1/0
3.Longoria G/S/vP 10/1.600 3/1.666 3/1.666 ··· 9/.444 4/.000 7/.143 ··· 356/240 .298/.371/.511/.882 .940/.854 .990 108/.734 12/2 12/10
23.Pena* G/S/vP 29/1.067 4/.000 2/no AB ··· 13/.607 8/1.042 5/2.050 1/.000 331/226 .200/.314/.407/.721 .658/.751 .798 101/.891 2/1 16/4
1.Rodriguez G/S/vP 3/.666 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 3/.000 ··· 206/153 .276/.310/.438/.748 .751/.747 .728 95/.840 6/2 6/1
10.Shoppach G/S/vP 9/.944 ··· 2/.500 ··· ··· 3/.000 3/2.500 ··· 62/33 .229/.377/.354/.731 1.236/.330 .808 45/.735 0/0 1/0
2.Upton G/S/vP 15/.508 3/.000 1/.000 ··· 9/.666 10/.100 6/.167 ··· 305/207 .228/.321/.399/.721 .961/.612 .690 88/.685 24/6 7/4
18.Zobrist# G/S/vP 10/.425 3/.000 4/.250 ··· 6/.750 5/.000 7/.000 1/2.000 345/235 .288/.374/.404/.778 .671/.821 .694 101/.639 14/2 5/1
IP 60.0 26.1 39.2 1.0 26.1 34.0 32.1 3.0 TOTAL .256/.338/.404/.742 .713/.756 .735 .736 98/28 72/55
ERA-K/9 4.50/7.5 5.13/7.9 2.04/9.5 18.00/0.0 5.81/7.2 3.71/7.9 4.73/6.7 3.00/12.0 4.30/7.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Jaso (23-10-3)
 Shoppach (9-3-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 257/.226 112/.242 153/.162 5/.250 126/.324 141/.216 138/.252 14/.385 .253  Crawford
 Zobrist
 Upton
 Rodriguez
 Joyce
 Brignac
 Kapler
75/0/0/7
1/7/69/4
0/76/0/2
3/7/5/0
4/0/4/0
0/0/2/0
7/0/32/0
OPS .652 .740 .511 1.400 .910 .706 .780 .973 .724
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 143/.626 62/.835 80/.344 1/ 60/.794 75/.839 61/.904 6/1.167 .755
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 114/.682 50/.621 73/.689 4/1.250 66/1.012 66/.544 77/.683 8/.804 .695
Road 128/.663 34/.801 80/.628 / 58/.946 64/.868 59/.679 3/.000
Last 28d days 51/.616 51/.595 33/.442 5/1.400 38/.938 41/.769 42/.595 14/.973
HR/SB/CS 3/10/4 3/5/1 4/2/0 1/0/0 4/1/1 6/3/0 5/2/0 1/0/0 73/85/21
Usage ····X··· X···oo·· ·····o·· ·X······ ·····X·· ··X··o·· ·X··X··· 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.