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Game Preview: CHW @ BOS, 7:10pm, Tuesday, May 31, 2011 @Fenway Park II

WhiteSox, 25-31, 25-31 3rd, 8½ GB, 5 GB in WC

SP: Philip Humber (28, RHP, 3-3, 2.85)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (3-3) 60.0 43 21 19 13 33 4 2.85
2010 (2-1) 21.2 22 10 10 7 16 1 4.15
2009 (0-0) 9.0 17 8 8 9 9 1 8.00
Last 7 GS 2-2 47.0 30 14 14 9 25 4 2.68 61
2011-05-26 @TOR ND 7.2 6 1 1 1 3 1 110 65
2011-05-20 LAD ND 7.0 5 2 2 1 4 1 102 62
2011-05-13 @OAK W 6.0 6 3 3 0 1 0 82 49
2011-05-06 @SEA ND 7.0 3 2 2 3 4 0 93 64
2011-04-30 BAL L 7.0 3 2 2 1 5 1 97 67
2011-04-25 @NYY W 7.0 1 0 0 2 5 0 100 78
2011-04-20 @TBR L 5.1 6 4 4 1 3 1 94 42
Has never faced BOS as starter.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   10-13   Road:   15-18   ExtrInn: 4-5 
 vsRHP:  19-22   vsLHP:   6-9    1-Run:   6-9 
 vsEast:  9-12   vsCntrl: 5-7    vsWest:  9-11 IL: 2-1 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 56 Mon, May 30  @BOS  W   7-3       25-31  3rd  8.5 gb
 55 Sun, May 29  @TOR  L   4-13      24-31  4th  9.5 gb
 54 Sat, May 28  @TOR  L   8-9 (14)  24-30  4th  9.5 gb
 53 Fri, May 27  @TOR  L   2-4       24-29  4th  8.5 gb
 52 Thu, May 26  @TOR  W   3-1       24-28  3rd  8.5 gb
 51 Wed, May 25  @TEX  L   1-2       23-28  4th  9.0 gb
 50 Tue, May 24  @TEX  W   8-6       23-27  4th  9.0 gb
 49 Mon, May 23  @TEX  L   0-4       22-27  4th 10.0 gb
 48 Sun, May 22   LAD  W   8-3       22-26  4th  9.0 gb
 47 Sat, May 21   LAD  W   9-2       21-26  4th  9.0 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:15-15
RedSox, 30-24, 30-24 1st, Tied

SP: Alfredo Aceves (28, RHP, 2-0, 2.22)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. CHW Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (2-0) 28.1 20 8 7 10 17 3 2.22
2010 (3-0) 12.0 10 5 4 4 2 1 3.00
2009 (10-1) 84.0 69 36 33 16 69 10 3.54
Last 7 GS 2-0 37.1 32 13 12 13 19 4 2.89 53
2011-05-26 @DET W 6.0 5 1 1 2 6 0 98 62
2011-05-21 CHC ND 5.0 3 1 1 2 2 0 86 57
2009-07-09 @MIN ND 3.1 4 4 3 1 2 1 65 39
2008-09-26 @BOS ND 4.0 5 4 4 4 1 2 77 33
2008-09-20 BAL ND 6.0 5 0 0 3 3 0 92 62
2008-09-15 CHW ND 6.0 5 2 2 1 3 1 87 56
2008-09-09 @LAA W 7.0 5 1 1 0 2 0 89 65
Last 5 v.CHW 0-0 6.0 5 2 2 1 3 1 3.00 56
2008-09-15 CHW ND 6.0 5 2 2 1 3 1 87 56
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   16-11   Road:   14-13   ExtrInn: 2-2 
 vsRHP:  20-17   vsLHP:  10-7    1-Run:   8-7 
 vsEast: 10-8    vsCntrl:10-7    vsWest:  8-8  IL: 2-1 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 54 Mon, May 30   CHW  L   3-7       30-24  1st    Tied
 53 Sun, May 29  @DET  L   0-3       30-23  1st  1.0 up
 52 Sun, May 29  @DET  W   4-3       30-22  1st  1.0 up
 51 Fri, May 27  @DET  W   6-3       29-22  1st  1.0 up
 50 Thu, May 26  @DET  W  14-1  (8)  28-22  1st    Tied
 49 Wed, May 25  @CLE  W  14-2       27-22  2nd  0.5 gb
 48 Tue, May 24  @CLE  W   4-2       26-22  2nd  0.5 gb
 47 Mon, May 23  @CLE  L   2-3       25-22  3rd  0.5 gb
 46 Sun, May 22   CHC  W   5-1       25-21  3rd  0.5 gb
 45 Sat, May 21   CHC  L   3-9       24-21  3rd  0.5 gb
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:14-6    Last 30:19-11
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Mon, May 30, 2011 CHW  7 @BOS  3        W:Jake Peavy (2-0), L: Jon Lester (7-2), S: none

Thu, Sep 30, 2010 CHW  8  BOS  2        W:John Danks (15-11), L: Jon Lester (19-9), S: none
Wed, Sep 29, 2010 CHW  5  BOS  2        W:Freddy Garcia (12-6), L: Josh Beckett (6-6), S: Matt Thornton (8)
Tue, Sep 28, 2010 CHW  5  BOS  4        W:Chris Sale (2-1), L: Michael Bowden (0-1), S: none
Mon, Sep 27, 2010 BOS  6 @CHW  1        W:Clay Buchholz (17-7), L: Mark Buehrle (12-13), S: none
Sun, Sep 05, 2010 CHW  7 @BOS  5        W:Scott Linebrink (3-1), L: Jonathan Papelbon (5-6), S: Matt Thornton (6)
Sat, Sep 04, 2010 CHW  3 @BOS  1        W:Gavin Floyd (10-11), L: John Lackey (12-9), S: Bobby Jenks (27)
Sat, Sep 04, 2010 CHW  3 @BOS  1        W:John Danks (13-9), L: Clay Buchholz (15-6), S: Bobby Jenks (26)
Mon, Sep 07, 2009 CHW  5  BOS  1        W:Mark Buehrle (12-7), L: Josh Beckett (14-6), S: none
Sun, Sep 06, 2009 BOS  6 @CHW  1        W:Jon Lester (12-7), L: John Danks (12-9), S: none
Season Series: 2011 - CHW over 1-0; 2010 - CHW won 6-1; 2009 - Tied 4-4; All-Time - BOS leads 954-920

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
WhiteSox Batters (4.05 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.22 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 91.Aceves
G/S/vB
32.Albers
G/S/vB
48.Atchison
G/S/vB
51.Bard
G/S/vB
64.Bowden
G/S/vB
53.Hill*
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.Beckham G/S/vP 4/.000 2/1.000 1/3.000 1/.000 2/.000 1/3.000 2/.000 4/.500 ··· 190/144 .231/.294/.343/.637 .483/.687 .630 74/.744 2/1 4/1
27.Castro G/S/vP ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 3/1.666 4/.500 46/13 .227/.261/.409/.670 .722/.538 .893 17/.706 0/0 2/0
32.Dunn* G/S/vP ··· 10/1.850 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 20/.311 1/.000 3/2.667 9/.472 203/158 .181/.320/.331/.652 .156/.797 .752 104/.720 0/1 5/0
14.Konerko G/S/vP 3/.667 5/1.100 3/.666 5/.900 2/.500 5/.600 5/.400 41/.841 13/.891 237/183 .301/.371/.495/.866 .820/.882 .906 108/.825 1/1 11/2
18.Lillibridge G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 71/38 .288/.377/.610/.987 .930/1.039 .719 39/.949 5/4 5/0
22.Morel G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 2/2.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· 121/80 .239/.258/.316/.575 .437/.642 .608 44/.816 1/2 1/6
1.Pierre* G/S/vP 1/.000 6/.334 ··· ··· 2/2.000 5/.000 1/.000 7/1.071 9/.730 249/189 .265/.328/.306/.634 .834/.570 .596 114/.680 9/8 0/5
12.Pierzynski* G/S/vP 4/1.000 1/2.000 2/.000 2/1.500 4/.500 4/.500 3/.666 33/.858 3/.333 188/161 .267/.301/.335/.636 .499/.659 .639 88/.680 0/0 2/2
20.Quentin G/S/vP 4/.000 4/.500 2/1.000 4/.500 4/.000 3/.000 3/1.000 9/1.000 6/1.166 219/168 .254/.352/.545/.897 1.026/.858 1.044 90/.849 0/1 13/1
10.Ramirez G/S/vP 5/.400 3/.500 2/1.000 2/2.000 4/1.750 ··· 4/.833 9/.222 3/1.333 235/177 .278/.342/.443/.785 .633/.836 .667 111/.909 2/2 6/9
51.Rios G/S/vP 4/1.000 2/.000 2/.000 3/.000 1/.000 5/.000 11/.764 53/.696 11/.606 220/167 .206/.259/.314/.573 .617/.558 .441 98/.669 4/3 4/1
11.Vizquel# G/S/vP 2/.000 5/.000 1/2.000 1/2.000 1/.000 18/.544 3/1.000 58/.808 6/.500 78/70 .282/.316/.338/.654 .500/.673 .652 47/.668 1/2 0/0
IP 28.1 20.1 10.1 25.2 2.0 8.0 22.2 37.0 14.0 TOTAL .249/.317/.388/.705 .651/.723 .694 .751 25/25 54/32
ERA-K/9 2.22/5.4 3.54/9.3 4.35/7.9 3.51/8.8 0.00/4.5 0.00/13.5 2.78/12.3 4.14/3.9 8.36/7.7 4.04/7.3

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Castro (11-1-1)
 Pierzynski (39-9-3)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 118/.192 86/.211 44/.308 100/.200 10/.333 29/.115 93/.241 151/.237 62/.333 .243  Rios
 Quentin
 Pierre
 Lillibridge
0/53/0/3
0/0/47/1
54/0/0/1
3/4/18/0
OPS .625 .554 .800 .643 .733 .322 .624 .704 .955 .705
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 56/.515 39/.636 18/.631 55/.748 2/1.000 15/.205 48/.570 65/.563 24/1.227 .680
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 62/.723 47/.488 26/.923 45/.506 8/.661 14/.452 45/.683 86/.811 38/.789 .727
Home 81/.598 44/.691 37/.776 46/.425 10/.733 12/.533 48/.539 98/.728 39/.952
Last 28d days 88/.609 55/.674 44/.800 48/.715 10/.733 29/.322 46/.639 86/.732 17/.953
HR/SB/CS 3/3/0 0/4/0 0/1/0 3/4/1 0/1/0 0/1/0 1/1/0 5/1/1 4/1/1 49/58/18
Usage ····X··· ·X··o··· ·X···o·· ···o···o X······· ·o····Xo ·o·X··X· ···X···· X····o··
RedSox Batters (4.74 RS/G) vs. WhiteSox Pitchers (4.36 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 41.Humber
G/S/vB
40.Bruney
G/S/vB
26.Crain
G/S/vB
48.Marquez
G/S/vB
77.Ohman*
G/S/vB
49.Sale*
G/S/vB
46.Santos
G/S/vB
37.Thornton*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
23.Cameron G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 2/.000 ··· 3/.666 ··· ··· 2/.000 65/26 .196/.266/.375/.641 .737/.501 .553 35/.631 0/0 3/0
13.Crawford* G/S/vP ··· 5/1.400 3/.333 ··· 3/.000 ··· 1/2.000 15/.734 219/150 .232/.267/.362/.630 .329/.768 .525 103/.759 7/4 4/2
7.Drew* G/S/vP ··· 6/.167 4/.250 ··· 10/.522 1/no AB ··· 6/.750 157/127 .235/.350/.348/.699 .729/.689 .692 66/.734 0/0 3/0
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP ··· 7/.143 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 5/.800 236/172 .297/.366/.462/.828 .642/.898 .789 120/.848 19/6 6/0
28.Gonzalez* G/S/vP ··· ··· 3/.666 ··· 13/1.295 ··· ··· 6/.167 243/164 .332/.379/.547/.926 .675/1.045 .935 115/1.005 1/0 10/0
12.Lowrie# G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 3/1.000 174/115 .306/.351/.452/.803 1.137/.621 .968 90/.684 0/1 3/7
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP ··· 3/.667 5/.400 ··· 6/.167 2/1.000 1/.000 12/.717 217/153 .306/.378/.549/.927 .835/.962 .901 103/1.010 0/0 11/
15.Pedroia G/S/vP ··· 11/.282 3/.666 ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· 4/.250 243/171 .243/.351/.335/.686 1.026/.550 .708 112/.656 12/2 4/2
16.Reddick* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 9/5 .500/.556/.500/1.056 1.000/1.100 9/1.056 1/0 0/0
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· 2/1.000 1/no AB ··· 4/1.250 119/81 .218/.277/.382/.659 .589/.692 .773 57/.798 0/0 4/1
44.Sutton# G/S/vP 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/5.000 ··· 2/.000 25/18 .208/.208/.375/.583 .000/.824 .000 25/.583 0/0 0/0
33.Varitek# G/S/vP ··· 7/.629 2/.000 ··· 1/no AB 1/.000 ··· 5/.400 87/57 .208/.291/.299/.589 .522/.626 .577 42/.805 0/0 1/0
20.Youkilis G/S/vP ··· 9/.889 7/1.071 ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.500 212/146 .260/.387/.491/.878 1.078/.791 1.119 106/.861 1/0 8/4
IP 60.0 24.1 13.1 20.0 25.2 17.2 TOTAL .266/.340/.427/.767 .762/.769 .802 .816 42/14 59/25
ERA-K/9 2.85/5.0 /0.0 2.59/8.9 /0.0 5.40/9.5 5.40/9.9 1.40/10.5 5.60/9.7 4.07/6.8

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Saltalamacchia (34-12-3)
 Varitek (24-6-2)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 239/.194 / 97/.157 / 58/.288 95/.268 100/.151 91/.325 .259  Drew
 Ellsbury
 Reddick
 Cameron
 Crawford
0/0/39/3
0/51/0/2
0/0/2/0
1/2/15/0
52/0/0/0
OPS .554 .485 .814 .837 .484 .868 .713
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 140/.644 / 36/.350 / 28/.630 36/.716 50/.568 35/.694 .697
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 99/.429 / 61/.562 / 30/.974 59/.903 50/.402 56/.975 .725
Road 139/.558 / 45/.548 / 38/.940 54/.623 65/.398 49/.790
Last 28d days 107/.565 / 43/.531 / 13/.481 39/.636 51/.518 38/.789
HR/SB/CS 4/4/1 // 1/6/0 // 2/0/0 3/0/0 1/2/0 2/5/1 46/50/10
Usage ····X··· o·X·o·X· ······o· ··X··oX· ··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.