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Game Preview: SEA @ BOS, 7:10pm, Friday, April 29, 2011 @Fenway Park II

Mariners, 11-15, 11-15 4th, 4½ GB, 3½ GB in WC

SP: Jason Vargas (28, LHP, 0-2, 5.53)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (0-2) 27.2 31 17 17 7 21 2 5.53
2010 (9-12) 192.2 187 86 81 54 116 18 3.78
2009 (3-6) 91.2 98 53 50 24 54 16 4.91
Last 7 GS 0-3 38.0 42 23 22 12 25 2 5.21 46
2011-04-23 OAK L 5.0 6 6 6 3 3 1 100 31
2011-04-18 DET ND 6.0 6 2 2 2 4 0 114 54
2011-04-13 TOR ND 6.2 5 1 1 1 7 0 105 66
2011-04-08 CLE L 3.1 9 7 7 0 1 1 63 15
2011-04-02 @OAK ND 6.2 5 1 1 1 6 0 92 65
2010-09-29 @TEX ND 6.0 5 1 0 1 2 0 91 61
2010-09-24 @TBR L 4.1 6 5 5 4 2 0 97 29
Last 5 v.BOS 0-1 12.1 15 4 3 6 4 2 2.19 50
2010-07-23 BOS L 7.0 8 2 2 3 3 1 101 53
2009-05-17 BOS ND 5.1 7 2 1 3 1 1 98 46
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    5-8    Road:    6-7    ExtrInn: 0-0 
 vsRHP:   6-10   vsLHP:   5-5    1-Run:   4-4 
 vsEast:  2-1    vsCntrl: 5-8    vsWest:  4-6  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 26 Thu, Apr 28  @DET  W   7-2       11-15  4th  4.5 gb
 25 Wed, Apr 27  @DET  W  10-1       10-15  4th  5.5 gb
 24 Tue, Apr 26  @DET  W   7-3        9-15  4th  5.5 gb
 23 Sun, Apr 24   OAK  L   2-5        8-15  4th  7.0 gb
 22 Sat, Apr 23   OAK  L   1-9        8-14  4th  6.0 gb
 21 Fri, Apr 22   OAK  W   4-0        8-13  4th  5.0 gb
 20 Thu, Apr 21   OAK  W   1-0        7-13  4th  5.5 gb
 19 Wed, Apr 20   DET  L   2-3        6-13  4th  6.5 gb
 18 Tue, Apr 19   DET  W  13-3        6-12  4th  5.5 gb
 17 Mon, Apr 18   DET  L   3-8        5-12  4th  6.5 gb
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20: 9-11   Last 30:11-15
RedSox, 11-13, 11-13 4th, 4 GB, 2½ GB in WC

SP: Daisuke Matsuzaka (30, RHP, 2-2, 4.09)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. SEA Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (2-2) 22.0 16 10 10 9 16 3 4.09
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 2-3 41.1 29 20 18 20 33 4 3.92 55
2011-04-23 @LAA W 8.0 1 0 0 3 9 0 115 86
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
Last 5 v.SEA 2-0 30.1 27 13 12 14 25 2 3.56 54
2010-09-14 @SEA ND 6.0 8 5 5 4 3 0 105 35
2010-07-25 @SEA ND 6.0 4 1 1 5 4 0 110 59
2008-07-22 @SEA W 7.1 5 2 2 3 6 0 99 63
2008-05-27 @SEA ND 4.0 4 3 2 0 2 0 65 46
2007-08-04 @SEA W 7.0 6 2 2 2 10 2 113 65
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    5-4    Road:    6-9    ExtrInn: 1-0 
 vsRHP:   7-7    vsLHP:   4-6    1-Run:   1-4 
 vsEast:  6-6    vsCntrl: 0-3    vsWest:  5-4  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 24 Thu, Apr 28  @BAL  W   6-2       11-13  4th  4.0 gb
 23 Wed, Apr 27  @BAL  L   4-5       10-13  5th  4.0 gb
 22 Tue, Apr 26  @BAL  L   1-4       10-12  4th  3.0 gb
 21 Sun, Apr 24  @LAA  W   7-0       10-11  3rd  3.5 gb
 20 Sat, Apr 23  @LAA  W   5-0        9-11  3rd  3.5 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
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:11-13
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Wed, Sep 15, 2010 BOS  5 @SEA  1        W:Clay Buchholz (16-7), L: David Pauley (2-8), S: none
Tue, Sep 14, 2010 BOS  9 @SEA  6        W:Rich Hill (1-0), L: Brandon League (9-7), S: none
Mon, Sep 13, 2010 BOS  5 @SEA  1        W:Jon Lester (17-8), L: Doug Fister (5-12), S: none
Wed, Aug 25, 2010 SEA  4 @BOS  2        W:Felix Hernandez (10-10), L: Tim Wakefield (3-10), S: Brandon League (4)
Wed, Aug 25, 2010 BOS  5  SEA  3        W:Josh Beckett (4-3), L: David Pauley (2-5), S: Jonathan Papelbon (32)
Mon, Aug 23, 2010 BOS  6  SEA  3        W:John Lackey (12-7), L: Doug Fister (4-9), S: Jonathan Papelbon (31)
Sun, Jul 25, 2010 SEA  4  BOS  2        W:Brandon League (8-6), L: Hideki Okajima (3-3), S: David Aardsma (18)
Sat, Jul 24, 2010 SEA  5  BOS  1        W:Chris Seddon (1-0), L: Jon Lester (11-5), S: Garrett Olson (1)
Fri, Jul 23, 2010 BOS  2 @SEA  1        W:Scott Atchison (2-1), L: Jason Vargas (6-5), S: Jonathan Papelbon (22)
Thu, Jul 22, 2010 BOS  8 @SEA  6 (13)   W:Hideki Okajima (3-2), L: Garrett Olson (0-3), S: Ramon Ramirez (2)
Season Series: 2011 -  0-0; 2010 - BOS won 7-3; 2009 - SEA won 4-2; All-Time - BOS leads 210-154

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.

Mariners Batters (3.92 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.42 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/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
15.Bradley# G/S/vP 6/1.100 1/.000 2/.000 3/.666 2/1.000 2/.000 14/.500 1/.000 278/184 .205/.292/.348/.641 .705/.612 .725 87/.712 8/2 8/2
29.Cust* G/S/vP 18/.944 1/.000 4/.833 1/no AB 5/1.850 7/.143 28/1.100 4/1.500 425/346 .272/.395/.438/.834 .638/.880 .822 90/.508 2/2 13/1
9.Figgins# G/S/vP 12/1.690 5/1.400 4/2.000 8/.661 7/.800 8/.542 27/.650 3/.666 702/482 .259/.340/.306/.646 .708/.617 .665 97/.476 42/15 1/19
5.Gimenez G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/no AB 67/44 .190/.288/.328/.615 .698/.572 .373 23/.654 0/0 1/1
4.Kennedy* G/S/vP 1/3.000 2/.500 ··· 2/.500 4/1.500 7/.619 30/.646 4/1.167 389/343 .249/.327/.327/.655 .803/.635 .667 62/.788 14/2 3/9
12.Langerhans* G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.500 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 4/1.500 1/5.000 132/93 .196/.344/.318/.661 .322/.810 .627 44/.919 4/1 3/1
30.Olivo G/S/vP 6/.500 2/.000 3/.333 3/.000 1/2.000 3/.000 15/1.015 1/.000 427/302 .269/.315/.449/.765 .801/.749 .598 76/.596 7/4 14/9
1.Rodriguez# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 2/2.000 ··· 4/.500 2/.000 ··· / /// / 42/.699 / /
26.Ryan G/S/vP 1/.000 6/1.100 ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· 2/.000 1/no AB 486/319 .223/.279/.294/.573 .568/.575 .515 77/.560 11/4 2/17
55.Saunders* G/S/vP 6/.750 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 327/237 .211/.295/.367/.662 .601/.686 .634 71/.625 6/3 10/4
17.Smoak# G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 2/1.500 2/1.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 397/264 .218/.307/.371/.678 .651/.691 .732 75/.994 1/0 13/5
51.Suzuki* G/S/vP 27/.816 2/1.000 2/.000 6/.800 7/.572 7/.971 34/.544 4/1.750 732/489 .315/.359/.394/.754 .684/.789 .781 114/.703 42/9 6/4
2.Wilson G/S/vP 2/.000 7/1.142 1/.000 4/1.750 2/2.000 2/1.500 3/.000 12/.750 211/153 .249/.282/.316/.598 .600/.597 .475 59/.571 1/2 0/8
IP 153.2 75.2 74.2 52.2 46.0 67.0 140.0 48.1 TOTAL .235/.314/.344/.658 .718/.617 .651 .657 22/12 16/19
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 4.39/7.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Gimenez (23-11-1)
 Olivo (45-33-10)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 664/.240 329/.269 295/.176 231/.260 213/.314 287/.226 610/.272 195/.207 .240  Saunders
 Suzuki
 Langerhans
 Cust
 Bradley
 Gimenez
77/14/0/8
0/0/160/7
30/2/8/5
13/0/3/3
39/0/1/3
1/0/1/0
OPS .706 .726 .540 .668 .841 .674 .773 .681 .722
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 372/.770 131/.819 158/.462 120/.648 99/.732 158/.717 276/.782 44/.663 .720
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 292/.626 198/.662 137/.627 111/.689 114/.936 129/.619 334/.766 151/.687 .725
Home 301/.721 166/.726 121/.385 109/.642 110/.700 138/.585 376/.795 105/.660
Last 28d days 91/.619 13/.490 38/.456 36/.711 6/1.100 38/.554 42/.799 31/.968
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 27/24/8
Usage ·····X·· ··X···X· ·o···o·o ······Xo ··o····· o·····oX ·o······ ····o···

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 (4.29 RS/G) vs. Mariners Pitchers (4.54 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 38.Vargas*
G/S/vB
57.Cortes
G/S/vB
32.Laffey*
G/S/vB
43.League
G/S/vB
39.Pauley
G/S/vB
46.Ray
G/S/vB
50.Wright
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
23.Cameron G/S/vP 3/1.667 ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· 1/2.000 17/.879 180/132 .259/.328/.401/.729 1.128/.588 .758 22/.340 0/1 4/2
13.Crawford* G/S/vP 10/.100 ··· 8/1.238 4/.250 ··· 6/.533 8/1.958 663/438 .307/.356/.495/.851 .696/.930 .857 96/.455 47/10 19/2
7.Drew* G/S/vP 6/1.917 ··· 1/.000 4/.500 5/.400 1/no AB 36/.844 546/374 .255/.341/.452/.793 .611/.875 .766 74/.779 3/1 22/1
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· ··· 2/1.500 ··· 1/.000 4/.833 84/67 .192/.241/.244/.485 .471/.488 .304 90/.769 7/1 0/0
28.Gonzalez* G/S/vP 6/.500 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 10/1.000 693/460 .298/.393/.511/.904 .937/.887 .821 104/.823 0/0 31/8
12.Lowrie# G/S/vP 4/.500 ··· 2/.500 4/1.250 2/.000 1/.000 1/.000 197/116 .287/.381/.526/.907 1.025/.823 .839 64/1.039 1/1 9/5
54.McDonald G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 363/189 .270/.336/.429/.766 .821/.715 .791 16/.521 9/1 9/2
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· 3/1.000 12/1.000 9/1.083 8/1.042 14/1.167 606/406 .270/.370/.529/.899 .599/1.059 .933 90/.792 0/1 32/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 3/1.167 ··· 3/2.667 4/.500 ··· 4/.250 7/1.171 351/261 .288/.367/.493/.860 .700/.910 .830 105/.795 9/1 12/3
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· 6/.900 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 2/.000 30/11 .167/.333/.292/.625 .654/.573 .543 47/.532 0/0 0/1
10.Scutaro G/S/vP 4/.000 ··· 3/1.667 2/.000 9/1.223 7/.733 12/.250 695/495 .275/.333/.388/.721 .743/.711 .736 56/.548 5/4 11/20
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· 1/2.000 7/.453 ··· 9/.873 4/.250 123/94 .232/.293/.473/.766 .868/.733 .890 38/.310 0/0 7/0
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 3/1.667 ··· 2/1.000 10/.200 3/.666 6/1.100 9/.000 435/322 .307/.411/.564/.975 1.311/.863 .983 90/.856 4/1 19/3
IP 192.2 5.1 55.2 79.0 90.2 55.2 58.1 TOTAL .244/.333/.378/.711 .741/.693 .835 .714 14/7 20/7
ERA-K/9 3.78/5.4 3.38/10.2 4.53/4.5 3.42/6.4 4.07/5.1 3.72/5.0 4.17/4.3 4.10/7.0

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

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 811/.251 23/.158 253/.283 326/.229 390/.254 234/.235 249/.256 .252  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 .699 .471 .744 .630 .713 .701 .705 .686
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 193/.550 11/.697 88/.779 154/.714 202/.669 97/.817 113/.641 .673
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 618/.747 12/.267 165/.724 172/.556 188/.762 137/.617 136/.758 .696
Road 382/.747 15/.350 168/.787 163/.694 187/.742 117/.576 140/.637
Last 28d days 120/.727 / 51/.565 37/.500 60/.332 32/1.135 43/.461
HR/SB/CS 18/9/1 0/2/0 1/1/0 7/5/5 13/8/0 5/5/2 3/13/0 15/17/3
Usage ·····X·· ·o··X·o· ··o·X·oo X·X···o· ·····o·· Xo··X·oo

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.