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Game Preview: MIL @ BOS, 7:10pm, Friday, June 17, 2011 @Fenway Park II

Brewers, 39-31, 39-31 1st, 1 up

SP: Shaun Marcum (29, RHP, 7-2, 2.68)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (7-2) 90.2 69 29 27 23 83 7 2.68
2010 (13-8) 195.1 181 84 79 43 165 24 3.64
2008 (9-7) 151.1 126 60 57 50 123 21 3.39
Last 7 GS 4-1 47.0 36 17 17 11 41 3 3.26 60
2011-06-12 STL W 7.0 5 3 3 2 8 0 108 61
2011-06-07 NYM ND 6.0 2 0 0 4 1 0 108 65
2011-06-01 @CIN ND 7.0 5 2 2 0 7 1 100 66
2011-05-27 SFG L 6.0 6 5 5 2 5 1 102 43
2011-05-21 COL W 8.0 4 1 1 2 8 1 108 76
2011-05-16 @LAD W 7.0 5 1 1 1 4 0 98 66
2011-05-10 SDP W 6.0 9 5 5 0 8 0 89 42
Last 5 v.BOS 1-3 30.1 26 18 18 7 23 7 5.34 51
2010-09-19 @BOS L 5.1 9 6 6 0 3 2 91 29
2010-08-22 @BOS L 7.0 4 3 3 0 6 1 91 63
2010-08-11 BOS L 4.0 7 8 8 3 3 4 92 16
2010-05-12 @BOS W 7.0 2 0 0 1 6 0 103 78
2010-04-27 BOS ND 7.0 4 1 1 3 5 0 103 67
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   25-9    Road:   14-22   ExtrInn: 3-4 
 vsRHP:  33-23   vsLHP:   6-8    1-Run:  15-13
 vsEast: 13-11   vsCntrl:17-16   vsWest:  9-4  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 70 Thu, Jun 16  @CHC  L   7-12      39-31  1st  1.0 up
 69 Wed, Jun 15  @CHC  W   9-5       39-30  1st  1.0 up
 68 Tue, Jun 14  @CHC  L   4-5 (10)  38-30  1st    Tied
 67 Mon, Jun 13  @CHC  L   0-1       38-29  1st    Tied
 66 Sun, Jun 12   STL  W   4-3       38-28  1st  0.5 up
 65 Sat, Jun 11   STL  W   5-3       37-28  2nd  0.5 gb
 64 Fri, Jun 10   STL  W   8-0       36-28  2nd  1.5 gb
 63 Thu, Jun  9   NYM  L   1-4       35-28  2nd  2.5 gb
 62 Wed, Jun  8   NYM  W   7-6       35-27  2nd  1.5 gb
 61 Tue, Jun  7   NYM  L   1-2       34-27  2nd  2.5 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:20-10
RedSox, 41-27, 41-27 1st, 1½ up

SP: John Lackey (32, RHP, 4-5, 7.41)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. MIL Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (4-5) 51.0 62 42 42 22 29 7 7.41
2010 (14-11) 215.0 233 114 105 72 156 18 4.40
2009 (11-8) 176.1 177 84 75 47 139 17 3.83
Last 7 GS 3-4 42.1 45 27 27 18 24 4 5.74 44
2011-06-11 @TOR W 6.0 6 4 4 2 8 1 112 50
2011-06-05 OAK W 5.2 3 3 3 2 2 1 93 51
2011-05-11 @TOR L 6.2 9 9 9 5 1 1 118 16
2011-05-05 LAA L 4.0 10 8 8 3 1 1 97 8
2011-04-30 SEA L 6.0 7 2 2 4 3 0 113 49
2011-04-24 @LAA W 8.0 6 0 0 1 6 0 108 75
2011-04-19 @OAK L 6.0 4 1 1 1 3 0 93 62
Has never faced MIL as starter.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   19-13   Road:   22-14   ExtrInn: 3-2 
 vsRHP:  26-20   vsLHP:  15-7    1-Run:   9-7 
 vsEast: 18-9    vsCntrl:10-9    vsWest: 11-8  IL: 2-1 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 68 Thu, Jun 16  @TBR  W   4-2       41-27  1st  1.5 up
 67 Wed, Jun 15  @TBR  W   3-0       40-27  1st  1.5 up
 66 Tue, Jun 14  @TBR  L   0-4       39-27  1st  1.5 up
 65 Sun, Jun 12  @TOR  W  14-1       39-26  1st  2.0 up
 64 Sat, Jun 11  @TOR  W  16-4       38-26  1st  2.0 up
 63 Fri, Jun 10  @TOR  W   5-1       37-26  1st  2.0 up
 62 Thu, Jun  9  @NYY  W   8-3       36-26  1st  2.0 up
 61 Wed, Jun  8  @NYY  W  11-6       35-26  1st  1.0 up
 60 Tue, Jun  7  @NYY  W   6-4       34-26  1st    Tied
 59 Sun, Jun  5   OAK  W   6-3       33-26  2nd  1.0 gb
 Last 10: 9-1    Last 20:15-5    Last 30:23-7 
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sun, May 18, 2008 BOS 11  MIL  7        W:Josh Beckett (5-3), L: Carlos Villanueva (2-5), S: none
Sat, May 17, 2008 BOS  7  MIL  6        W:Craig Hansen (1-2), L: Salomon Torres (3-1), S: Mike Timlin (1)
Sat, May 17, 2008 BOS  5  MIL  3        W:Daisuke Matsuzaka (7-0), L: Jeff Suppan (2-3), S: Jonathan Papelbon (12)
Sun, Jun 08, 2003 BOS  9 @MIL  1        W:Derek Lowe (6-3), L: Glendon Rusch (1-9), S: none
Sat, Jun 07, 2003 BOS 11 @MIL 10        W:Brandon Lyon (2-2), L: Mike DeJean (2-4), S: Mike Timlin (1)
Fri, Jun 06, 2003 MIL  9  BOS  3        W:Jayson Durocher (2-0), L: Hector Almonte (0-1), S: none
Sun, Sep 14, 1997 BOS  2 @MIL  1        W:Butch Henry (7-2), L: Jose Mercedes (6-10), S: Tom Gordon (8)
Sat, Sep 13, 1997 BOS  2 @MIL  1        W:Tim Wakefield (11-15), L: Scott Karl (10-12), S: Tom Gordon (7)
Fri, Sep 12, 1997 BOS  4 @MIL  2        W:Jeff Suppan (7-2), L: Jeff D'Amico (8-6), S: Tom Gordon (6)
Sun, Sep 07, 1997 BOS 11  MIL  2        W:Butch Henry (6-2), L: Jeff D'Amico (8-5), S: none
Season Series: 2011 -  0-0; 2010 -  0-0; 2009 -  0-0; All-Time - BOS leads 216-184

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
Brewers Batters (4.39 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.22 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 41.Lackey
G/S/vB
91.Aceves
G/S/vB
32.Albers
G/S/vB
51.Bard
G/S/vB
64.Bowden
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
3.Betancourt G/S/vP 33/.659 2/.000 4/.500 1/2.000 2/.000 5/.400 19/1.000 6/.500 243/195 .231/.255/.336/.591 .517/.610 .508 80/.571 0/2 3/9
8.Braun G/S/vP ··· ··· 6/1.500 ··· ··· 1/5.000 3/.000 1/.000 299/236 .312/.398/.565/.963 .793/1.004 .827 102/.962 16/4 15/0
30.Counsell* G/S/vP ··· ··· 4/1.250 ··· ··· ··· 5/.650 4/1.000 92/87 .221/.326/.273/.599 1.000/.582 .518 36/.653 2/0 0/0
28.Fielder* G/S/vP ··· ··· 9/1.158 ··· ··· 1/.000 3/1.000 7/2.214 300/223 .297/.417/.606/1.022 .779/1.116 .892 105/1.262 0/0 19/2
27.Gomez G/S/vP 3/1.334 1/.000 2/1.000 ··· ··· 1/no AB 5/1.000 ··· 198/145 .220/.275/.356/.631 .811/.559 .591 27/.647 15/1 4/0
1.Hart G/S/vP ··· ··· 6/1.600 ··· ··· ··· 3/3.500 5/.400 163/131 .284/.346/.486/.832 1.061/.776 .749 86/1.014 2/2 6/0
25.Kotsay* G/S/vP 35/.639 4/.500 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 3/.000 21/.986 3/1.000 133/126 .252/.331/.303/.633 1.314/.599 .511 38/.560 3/0 0/1
16.Kottaras* G/S/vP ··· 1/3.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 31/26 .286/.323/.429/.751 .650/.766 .846 2/2.500 0/0 1/0
20.Lucroy G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 190/154 .274/.317/.417/.735 .717/.739 .571 83/.603 0/0 6/3
14.McGehee G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 282/225 .230/.287/.327/.614 .401/.668 .570 95/.394 0/1 4/12
2.Morgan* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/3.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 104/87 .333/.364/.495/.858 .779/.873 .822 69/.791 3/2 1/2
23.Weeks G/S/vP ··· ··· 8/.500 ··· ··· 1/.000 3/.666 5/1.000 318/254 .290/.360/.505/.865 .808/.879 .803 115/.896 7/2 13/8
9.Wilson G/S/vP 6/.167 2/3.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 11/.909 1/.000 24/16 .261/.292/.609/.900 1.929/.438 1.071 15/1.119 1/0 2/0
IP 51.0 43.2 24.0 33.2 4.0 28.0 55.1 18.0 TOTAL .256/.322/.421/.743 .706/.752 .659 .769 50/14 79/39
ERA-K/9 7.41/5.1 3.30/4.9 3.38/8.2 2.67/8.8 0.00/2.2 4.18/12.5 4.39/4.1 7.00/6.5 3.98/7.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Kottaras (6-2-2)
 Lucroy (31-6-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 241/.297 186/.233 103/.242 126/.181 17/.200 120/.259 232/.236 78/.307 .239  Gomez
 Braun
 Hart
 Morgan
 Counsell
 Kotsay
0/55/0/3
69/0/0/3
0/0/38/2
1/19/14/0
1/0/0/0
4/7/23/0
OPS .872 .681 .607 .553 .494 .684 .731 .867 .689
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 107/.784 88/.657 49/.660 69/.680 4/.500 60/.635 103/.493 32/1.124 .659
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 134/.945 98/.702 54/.562 57/.393 13/.490 60/.733 129/.921 46/.696 .716
Home 102/.950 124/.668 55/.802 61/.385 10/.733 62/.670 125/.755 47/.862
Last 28d days 49/.755 115/.694 33/.787 36/.306 17/.494 43/.862 133/.669 29/.501
HR/SB/CS 7/13/1 4/4/0 0/4/0 3/4/1 0/1/0 2/1/0 8/2/1 4/1/1 58/67/19
Usage ·····X·· X·o····· ·······X o·····X· ····oo·· o·····o· ··X····· ·····o·X
RedSox Batters (5.25 RS/G) vs. Brewers Pitchers (3.99 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 18.Marcum
G/S/vB
59.Axford
G/S/vB
48.Dillard
G/S/vB
41.Estrada
G/S/vB
32.Hawkins
G/S/vB
46.Herrera*
G/S/vB
50.Loe
G/S/vB
52.Mitre
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
23.Cameron G/S/vP 3/1.666 ··· ··· ··· 28/.436 5/2.133 ··· 6/.334 90/34 .150/.213/.288/.501 .554/.412 .433 38/.478 0/0 3/1
13.Crawford* G/S/vP 18/.398 ··· ··· ··· 9/.583 ··· 11/1.637 1/2.000 277/185 .240/.273/.382/.654 .474/.744 .626 98/.885 8/4 6/2
7.Drew* G/S/vP 26/1.073 ··· ··· ··· 8/.500 ··· 6/.533 4/.500 197/161 .225/.325/.331/.656 .603/.668 .627 59/.436 0/1 4/0
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 13/.404 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 1/.000 301/219 .314/.375/.469/.843 .717/.890 .768 111/.923 24/9 7/0
28.Gonzalez* G/S/vP 3/1.666 1/.000 ··· ··· 5/.400 3/.333 ··· 9/.000 306/206 .347/.402/.596/.998 .731/1.124 .981 108/1.101 1/0 14/0
12.Lowrie# G/S/vP 10/.650 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 1/2.000 216/143 .270/.319/.403/.723 1.026/.557 .877 72/.506 0/1 3/10
54.McDonald G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 28/9 .154/.214/.269/.484 .616/.222 .747 6/.333 1/1 1/1
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 34/.678 ··· ··· ··· 3/.333 ··· 11/.489 2/1.500 277/192 .314/.390/.604/.994 .991/.994 1.016 101/1.171 0/0 17/
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 20/.428 ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 ··· 6/.666 1/.000 305/218 .262/.375/.375/.750 1.055/.635 .708 104/.877 13/2 5/3
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP 6/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· 2/1.500 154/105 .248/.312/.433/.744 .682/.774 .865 58/.883 0/0 5/1
10.Scutaro G/S/vP 14/.286 ··· ··· ··· 4/.000 ··· 5/.000 14/.286 107/78 .278/.346/.361/.707 .779/.681 .867 31/.902 1/0 1/4
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 13/.938 ··· ··· ··· 12/.583 ··· 12/1.318 2/2.500 111/77 .229/.327/.365/.692 .557/.753 .675 40/1.031 0/0 3/0
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 23/.626 ··· ··· ··· 11/.586 ··· 10/1.200 ··· 274/189 .254/.380/.478/.857 .994/.798 1.055 100/.721 1/0 10/4
IP 90.2 31.1 10.2 40.2 17.1 0.2 33.2 29.0 TOTAL .272/.346/.444/.790 .778/.795 .814 .853 50/18 79/32
ERA-K/9 2.68/8.2 2.87/12.4 2.53/9.3 4.65/7.7 0.52/4.7 13.50/0.0 5.35/7.2 2.79/3.1 3.70/8.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Saltalamacchia (41-12-6)
 Varitek (26-7-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 359/.208 140/.238 39/.189 167/.245 72/.258 4/.500 145/.250 120/.243 .248  Ellsbury
 Drew
 Cameron
 Crawford
 McDonald
0/65/0/4
0/0/49/3
3/2/20/0
66/0/0/0
6/3/5/0
OPS .572 .611 .508 .732 .584 1.750 .714 .663 .692
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 169/.675 59/.404 18/.485 83/.771 23/.367 2/2.500 69/.775 48/.706 .672
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 190/.478 81/.770 21/.524 84/.690 49/.681 2/1.000 76/.660 72/.635 .703
Road 179/.509 64/.785 25/.458 74/.944 30/.655 4/1.750 69/.803 66/.664
Last 28d days 131/.550 54/.537 39/.508 32/.933 23/.534 4/1.750 50/.718 49/.710
HR/SB/CS 7/5/3 1/1/1 0/1/0 5/2/0 0/1/0 1/0/0 4/2/0 2/5/1 62/44/12
Usage ····X··· ·X··Xo·· ·oo···oo ··o····X ·oo····· o······· ·o·Xoo·· X······X

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.