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Game Preview: BOS @ LAA, 9:05pm, Saturday, April 23, 2011 @Angel Stadium

RedSox, 8-11, 8-11 5th, 3½ GB, 3½ GB in WC

SP: Daisuke Matsuzaka (30, RHP, 1-2, 6.43)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. LAA Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (1-2) 14.0 15 10 10 6 7 3 6.43
2010 (9-6) 153.2 137 84 80 74 133 13 4.69
2009 (4-6) 59.1 81 38 38 30 54 10 5.76
Last 7 GS 1-3 39.1 36 25 23 21 27 4 5.26 47
2011-04-18 TOR W 7.0 1 0 0 1 3 0 89 77
2011-04-11 TBR L 2.0 8 7 7 2 2 2 47 12
2011-04-06 @CLE L 5.0 6 3 3 3 2 1 96 42
2010-10-02 NYY ND 5.0 3 4 2 5 6 0 104 50
2010-09-26 @NYY ND 8.0 4 2 2 1 7 1 110 72
2010-09-20 BAL L 6.1 6 4 4 5 4 0 109 44
2010-09-14 @SEA ND 6.0 8 5 5 4 3 0 105 35
Last 5 v.LAA 2-1 16.1 15 11 11 8 11 2 6.06 45
2010-05-06 LAA W 5.1 5 5 5 3 3 0 92 38
2009-09-15 LAA W 6.0 3 0 0 3 5 0 93 68
2008-07-28 LAA L 5.0 7 6 6 2 3 2 91 30
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    5-4    Road:    3-7    ExtrInn: 1-0 
 vsRHP:   4-6    vsLHP:   4-5    1-Run:   1-3 
 vsEast:  5-4    vsCntrl: 0-3    vsWest:  3-4  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 19 Fri, Apr 22  @LAA  W   4-3        8-11  5th  3.5 gb
 18 Thu, Apr 21  @LAA  W   4-2 (11)   7-11  5th  4.0 gb
 17 Wed, Apr 20  @OAK  W   5-3        6-11  5th  4.5 gb
 16 Tue, Apr 19  @OAK  L   0-5        5-11  5th  4.5 gb
 15 Mon, Apr 18   TOR  W   9-1        5-10  5th  4.5 gb
 14 Sun, Apr 17   TOR  W   8-1        4-10  5th  5.0 gb
 13 Sat, Apr 16   TOR  W   4-1        3-10  5th  5.0 gb
 12 Fri, Apr 15   TOR  L   6-7        2-10  5th  5.0 gb
 11 Tue, Apr 12   TBR  L   2-3        2-9   5th  5.0 gb
 10 Mon, Apr 11   TBR  L   5-16       2-8   4th  4.5 gb
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20: 8-11   Last 30: 8-11
Angels, 12-8, 12-8 2nd, ½ GB, tied for WC

SP: Ervin Santana (28, RHP, 0-2, 5.26)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (0-2) 25.2 29 15 15 7 19 2 5.26
2010 (17-10) 222.2 221 104 97 73 169 27 3.92
2009 (8-8) 139.2 159 83 78 47 107 24 5.03
Last 7 GS 1-3 47.0 53 24 24 14 34 4 4.60 49
2011-04-18 @TEX L 4.0 10 6 6 2 3 1 90 19
2011-04-13 CLE ND 7.0 6 3 3 2 3 0 105 54
2011-04-08 TOR L 8.0 6 3 3 1 7 1 99 64
2011-04-02 @KCR ND 6.2 7 3 3 2 6 0 94 52
2010-10-02 @TEX L 6.1 9 5 5 3 1 1 104 33
2010-09-27 OAK ND 6.0 10 4 4 3 6 1 115 39
2010-09-21 TEX W 9.0 5 0 0 1 8 0 122 84
Last 5 v.BOS 1-0 32.1 26 10 10 9 24 3 2.78 59
2010-08-19 @BOS W 7.0 4 2 2 4 1 1 105 58
2010-05-04 @BOS ND 7.0 7 1 1 1 7 0 115 65
2009-09-17 @BOS ND 7.0 4 3 3 1 6 2 111 62
2009-05-14 BOS ND 5.0 7 3 3 3 5 0 92 43
2007-08-17 @BOS ND 6.1 4 1 1 0 5 0 100 66
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    4-4    Road:    8-4    ExtrInn: 2-2 
 vsRHP:   8-4    vsLHP:   4-4    1-Run:   3-4 
 vsEast:  4-3    vsCntrl: 6-4    vsWest:  2-1  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 20 Fri, Apr 22   BOS  L   3-4       12-8   2nd  0.5 gb
 19 Thu, Apr 21   BOS  L   2-4 (11)  12-7   1st  0.5 up
 18 Wed, Apr 20  @TEX  W   4-1       12-6   1st  1.0 up
 17 Tue, Apr 19  @TEX  W  15-4       11-6   1st    Tied
 16 Mon, Apr 18  @TEX  L   1-7       10-6   2nd  1.0 gb
 15 Sun, Apr 17  @CHW  W   4-2       10-5   1st    Tied
 14 Sat, Apr 16  @CHW  W   7-2        9-5   2nd  1.0 gb
 13 Fri, Apr 15  @CHW  W   4-3        8-5   2nd  2.0 gb
 12 Wed, Apr 13   CLE  W   4-3 (12)   7-5   2nd  2.0 gb
 11 Tue, Apr 12   CLE  W   2-0        6-5   2nd  3.0 gb
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:12-8 
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Fri, Apr 22, 2011 BOS  4 @LAA  3        W:Jon Lester (2-1), L: Dan Haren (4-1), S: Jonathan Papelbon (5)
Thu, Apr 21, 2011 BOS  4 @LAA  2 (11)   W:Bobby Jenks (1-1), L: Rich Thompson (0-1), S: Jonathan Papelbon (4)

Thu, Aug 19, 2010 LAA  7 @BOS  2        W:Ervin Santana (13-8), L: Josh Beckett (3-3), S: none
Wed, Aug 18, 2010 BOS  7  LAA  5        W:John Lackey (11-7), L: Kevin Jepsen (2-3), S: Jonathan Papelbon (30)
Tue, Aug 17, 2010 BOS  6  LAA  0        W:Clay Buchholz (14-5), L: Jered Weaver (11-8), S: none
Wed, Jul 28, 2010 BOS  7 @LAA  3        W:Josh Beckett (2-1), L: Fernando Rodney (4-1), S: none
Tue, Jul 27, 2010 BOS  4 @LAA  2        W:John Lackey (10-5), L: Jered Weaver (9-7), S: Jonathan Papelbon (24)
Mon, Jul 26, 2010 BOS  6 @LAA  3        W:Clay Buchholz (11-5), L: Dan Haren (7-9), S: Jonathan Papelbon (23)
Thu, May 06, 2010 BOS 11  LAA  6        W:Daisuke Matsuzaka (1-1), L: Scott Kazmir (2-2), S: none
Wed, May 05, 2010 BOS  3  LAA  1        W:John Lackey (3-1), L: Joel Pineiro (2-4), S: Jonathan Papelbon (8)
Season Series: 2011 - BOS over 2-0; 2010 - BOS won 9-1; 2009 - LAA won 5-4; All-Time - BOS leads 323-278

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 2011 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

For the 2010 season

NOTE: Team stats shown are for the 2011 season. Player Stats for the 2010 season. We will switch to 2011 stats on May 1st.

RedSox Batters (4.21 RS/G) vs. Angels Pitchers (3.40 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 54.Santana
G/S/vB
22.Bell
G/S/vB
17.Bulger
G/S/vB
56.Rodney
G/S/vB
45.Rodriguez
G/S/vB
21.Takahashi*
G/S/vB
63.Thompson
G/S/vB
51.Walden
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
23.Cameron G/S/vP 3/2.500 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 180/132 .259/.328/.401/.729 1.128/.588 .706 20/.377 0/1 4/2
13.Crawford* G/S/vP 29/.774 5/1.100 3/.000 10/1.100 1/.000 ··· 3/.000 2/.000 663/438 .307/.356/.495/.851 .696/.930 .846 80/.352 47/10 19/2
7.Drew* G/S/vP 19/.557 3/.333 1/.000 3/.333 ··· 1/no AB 1/no AB ··· 546/374 .255/.341/.452/.793 .611/.875 .820 59/.810 3/1 22/1
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 9/.778 1/.000 3/.333 1/no AB 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 84/67 .192/.241/.244/.485 .471/.488 .556 71/.694 7/1 0/0
28.Gonzalez* G/S/vP 7/.629 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 3/1.167 1/3.000 1/.000 693/460 .298/.393/.511/.904 .937/.887 .980 85/.753 0/0 31/8
12.Lowrie# G/S/vP 4/.750 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/no AB 1/.000 197/116 .287/.381/.526/.907 1.025/.823 .962 51/1.132 1/1 9/5
54.McDonald G/S/vP 3/.000 1/no AB ··· 2/.000 2/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 363/189 .270/.336/.429/.766 .821/.715 .741 16/.521 9/1 9/2
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 24/1.195 1/.000 1/.000 10/1.200 3/.666 1/.000 2/.000 1/no AB 606/406 .270/.370/.529/.899 .599/1.059 .867 73/.824 0/1 32/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 13/.725 2/.000 3/.333 1/.000 2/.500 1/no AB 1/2.000 ··· 351/261 .288/.367/.493/.860 .700/.910 .898 85/.892 9/1 12/3
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP 2/.000 1/no AB 2/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 3/.666 ··· 30/11 .167/.333/.292/.625 .654/.573 .721 43/.535 0/0 0/1
10.Scutaro G/S/vP 29/.783 4/.250 3/2.333 5/2.300 2/2.000 1/.000 5/.200 1/.000 695/495 .275/.333/.388/.721 .743/.711 .707 50/.507 5/4 11/20
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 15/.067 ··· ··· 5/1.067 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 123/94 .232/.293/.473/.766 .868/.733 .624 28/.229 0/0 7/0
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 6/1.167 ··· 2/2.000 3/1.167 2/.000 ··· 2/2.500 ··· 435/322 .307/.411/.564/.975 1.311/.863 .967 73/.862 4/1 19/3
IP 222.2 61.0 24.0 68.0 47.1 122.0 19.2 15.1 TOTAL .232/.332/.370/.702 .734/.678 .578 .702 10/6 17/7
ERA-K/9 3.92/6.8 4.72/6.6 4.88/9.4 4.24/7.0 4.37/6.8 3.61/8.4 1.37/6.9 2.35/13.5 2.88/7.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Saltalamacchia (6-1-0)
 Varitek (34-9-2)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 954/.259 273/.312 111/.269 308/.263 209/.254 516/.252 75/.171 65/.224 .212  McDonald
 Crawford
 Cameron
 Drew
 Ellsbury
30/69/34/9
148/0/0/7
0/46/0/3
0/0/133/1
6/13/0/0
OPS .744 .792 .823 .739 .732 .712 .516 .670 .640
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 519/.793 150/.811 51/.912 153/.728 94/.984 126/.544 32/.296 32/.527 .577
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 435/.687 123/.769 60/.752 155/.750 115/.539 390/.768 43/.679 33/.803 .693
Home 493/.745 101/.735 49/.772 187/.743 105/.734 252/.654 38/.454 33/.724
Last 28d days 108/.763 8/.250 35/.800 39/.500 24/.762 40/.787 41/.630 37/.351
HR/SB/CS 27/36/8 2/10/2 3/2/2 4/13/1 5/1/0 13/3/4 2/1/0 1/2/0 18/21/6
Usage ····X··· X······· ·o··X··· ·X···o·X X··X·oo· ·X·X·o·· ·X··X·o· ·o···X·X

NOTE: Team stats shown are for the 2011 season. Player Stats for the 2010 season. We will switch to 2011 stats on May 1st.

Angels Batters (4.25 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (5.00 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 18.Matsuzaka
G/S/vB
32.Albers
G/S/vB
51.Bard
G/S/vB
52.Jenks
G/S/vB
37.Okajima*
G/S/vB
58.Papelbon
G/S/vB
49.Wakefield
G/S/vB
35.Wheeler
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
53.Abreu* G/S/vP 24/.806 4/3.000 3/1.167 3/.666 9/1.431 13/.712 38/.871 5/2.800 667/461 .255/.352/.435/.787 .639/.856 .831 86/.729 24/10 20/6
2.Aybar# G/S/vP 5/.650 5/2.000 3/.666 5/.400 3/1.667 8/.375 3/.666 2/.000 589/419 .253/.306/.330/.636 .609/.646 .561 24/.917 22/8 5/21
25.Bourjos G/S/vP ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 1/.000 2/1.000 193/134 .204/.237/.381/.618 .480/.679 .523 78/.829 10/3 6/1
6.Callaspo# G/S/vP 6/.167 4/.250 2/no AB 4/1.750 4/1.750 4/.000 10/.400 1/.000 601/471 .265/.302/.374/.675 .576/.706 .686 77/.827 5/3 10/11
16.Conger# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 34/31 .172/.294/.276/.570 .333/.587 1.012 33/.946 0/0 0/3
48.Hunter G/S/vP 13/.693 2/1.500 4/.000 11/.614 5/.800 7/1.286 45/1.182 7/.829 646/445 .281/.354/.464/.819 .775/.838 .707 91/.606 9/12 23/3
13.Izturis# G/S/vP 6/.500 4/1.750 2/.000 4/.000 3/.000 5/.000 12/.500 ··· 238/181 .250/.321/.363/.684 .697/.680 .525 82/.929 7/3 3/2
47.Kendrick G/S/vP 4/1.167 3/.000 2/.000 4/1.250 ··· 8/.000 13/1.007 6/1.166 658/462 .279/.313/.407/.721 .673/.741 .763 96/.935 14/4 10/10
5.Mathis G/S/vP 4/.000 2/1.000 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 1/.000 8/.625 1/.000 218/160 .195/.219/.278/.497 .580/.467 .540 42/.620 3/0 3/7
44.Trumbo G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 16/10 .067/.125/.067/.192 .167/.200 .091 76/.715 0/0 0/1
10.Wells G/S/vP 31/.659 13/.930 5/.650 10/.000 9/1.333 20/.500 73/.673 18/.343 646/518 .273/.331/.515/.847 .643/.895 .990 87/.510 6/4 31/0
77.Willits# G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.000 7/.000 ··· 3/.000 6/.666 2/.500 182/121 .258/.341/.302/.643 .630/.648 .687 4/.000 2/4 0/1
46.Wilson G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· ··· 106/81 .229/.288/.417/.705 .947/.624 .724 8/.250 0/0 4/1
IP 153.2 75.2 74.2 52.2 46.0 67.0 140.0 48.1 TOTAL .259/.323/.424/.747 .803/.720 .580 .747 13/4 24/11
ERA-K/9 4.69/7.8 4.52/5.8 1.93/9.2 4.44/10.4 4.50/6.5 3.90/10.2 5.34/5.4 3.35/8.6 4.99/7.0

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Conger (7-2-0)
 Mathis (43-11-6)
 Wilson (26-8-3)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 664/.240 329/.269 295/.176 231/.260 213/.314 287/.226 610/.272 195/.207 .246  Bourjos
 Abreu
 Wells
 Willits
 Hunter
 Trumbo
 Kendrick
 Callaspo
0/51/0/10
41/0/93/7
0/151/0/5
44/29/8/5
0/98/46/4
0/0/1/1
0/1/0/0
1/0/0/0
OPS .706 .726 .540 .668 .841 .674 .773 .681 .761
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 372/.770 131/.819 158/.462 120/.648 99/.732 158/.717 276/.782 44/.663 .751
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 292/.626 198/.662 137/.627 111/.689 114/.936 129/.619 334/.766 151/.687 .771
Road 363/.694 163/.725 174/.651 122/.690 103/.999 149/.758 234/.738 90/.707
Last 28d days 63/.813 13/.490 36/.617 36/.711 5/1.350 35/.605 41/.858 30/1.000
HR/SB/CS 13/25/7 6/8/2 6/8/1 3/11/0 6/1/1 7/11/0 19/24/5 7/2/1 24/23/8
Usage ····X··· X······· ·oX··Xo· XoX··o·X ···X···· oXX···XX ····o··· ···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.