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Game Preview: MIL @ BOS, 7:10pm, Saturday, June 18, 2011 @Fenway Park II

Brewers, 39-32, 39-32 1st, 1 up

SP: Randy Wolf (34, LHP, 4-4, 3.20)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (4-4) 84.1 78 35 30 26 65 10 3.20
2010 (13-12) 215.2 213 107 100 87 142 29 4.17
2009 (11-7) 214.1 178 81 77 58 160 24 3.23
Last 7 GS 1-1 41.2 39 15 14 15 30 4 3.02 54
2011-06-13 @CHC ND 7.0 6 0 0 0 7 0 98 72
2011-06-08 NYM ND 6.2 4 1 1 2 6 0 109 66
2011-06-03 @FLA ND 5.0 5 4 4 2 4 2 105 43
2011-05-28 SFG ND 7.1 3 2 1 2 5 0 97 69
2011-05-22 COL W 7.0 4 1 1 3 5 0 100 67
2011-05-17 @LAD L 5.1 5 2 2 4 2 1 119 48
2011-05-11 SDP ND 3.1 12 5 5 2 1 1 73 15
Last 5 v.BOS 2-1 33.0 30 11 10 13 24 7 2.73 56
2004-06-26 @BOS ND 4.0 7 1 1 1 3 0 77 46
2003-06-21 BOS ND 6.2 6 2 2 4 2 2 103 52
2001-06-08 @BOS L 8.0 8 3 3 0 7 3 109 61
2000-06-03 BOS W 7.0 3 2 2 4 9 1 116 68
1999-07-17 @BOS W 7.1 6 3 2 4 3 1 121 55
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   25-9    Road:   14-23   ExtrInn: 3-4 
 vsRHP:  33-24   vsLHP:   6-8    1-Run:  15-13
 vsEast: 13-11   vsCntrl:17-16   vsWest:  9-4  IL: 0-1 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 71 Fri, Jun 17  @BOS  L   4-10      39-32  1st  1.0 up
 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
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:19-11
RedSox, 42-27, 42-27 1st, 2½ up

SP: Jon Lester (27, LHP, 9-2, 3.73)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. MIL Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (9-2) 89.1 81 37 37 33 87 11 3.73
2010 (19-9) 208.0 167 81 75 83 225 14 3.25
2009 (15-8) 203.1 186 80 77 64 225 20 3.41
Last 7 GS 5-1 43.0 45 25 25 18 41 6 5.23 49
2011-06-12 @TOR W 8.0 2 1 1 1 8 1 102 81
2011-06-07 @NYY W 6.0 8 3 3 1 5 0 112 48
2011-05-30 CHW L 5.2 8 7 7 4 4 1 127 25
2011-05-25 @CLE W 6.0 3 0 0 1 7 0 97 72
2011-05-20 CHC W 6.0 12 5 5 2 5 0 104 31
2011-05-15 @NYY W 6.0 5 4 4 4 7 2 109 49
2011-05-10 @TOR ND 5.1 7 5 5 5 5 2 114 34
Has never faced MIL as starter.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   20-13   Road:   22-14   ExtrInn: 3-2 
 vsRHP:  27-20   vsLHP:  15-7    1-Run:   9-7 
 vsEast: 18-9    vsCntrl:10-9    vsWest: 11-8  IL: 3-1 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 69 Fri, Jun 17   MIL  W  10-4       42-27  1st  2.5 up
 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
 Last 10: 9-1    Last 20:15-5    Last 30:23-7 
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Fri, Jun 17, 2011 BOS 10  MIL  4        W:John Lackey (5-5), L: Marco Estrada (1-4), S: none

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)
Season Series: 2011 - BOS over 1-0; 2010 -  0-0; 2009 -  0-0; All-Time - BOS leads 217-184

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 (4.38 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.22 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 31.Lester*
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 13/1.338 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 77/.593 0/2 3/9
8.Braun G/S/vP ··· ··· 6/1.500 ··· ··· 1/5.000 3/.000 1/.000 303/240 .311/.396/.561/.957 .793/.994 .818 102/.962 16/4 15/0
30.Counsell* G/S/vP ··· ··· 4/1.250 ··· ··· ··· 5/.650 4/1.000 95/90 .213/.315/.263/.578 1.000/.561 .479 39/.597 2/0 0/1
28.Fielder* G/S/vP ··· ··· 10/1.025 ··· ··· 1/.000 3/1.000 7/2.214 304/227 .300/.418/.608/1.026 .779/1.118 .903 105/1.245 0/0 19/2
27.Gomez G/S/vP 7/.286 1/.000 2/1.000 ··· ··· 1/no AB 5/1.000 ··· 198/145 .220/.275/.356/.631 .811/.559 .591 24/.601 15/1 4/0
1.Hart G/S/vP ··· ··· 7/1.333 ··· ··· ··· 3/3.500 5/.400 167/135 .276/.337/.474/.811 1.061/.752 .713 86/1.014 2/2 6/0
25.Kotsay* G/S/vP 2/2.000 4/.500 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 3/.000 21/.986 3/1.000 136/129 .246/.324/.295/.619 1.314/.584 .488 41/.519 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 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 193/157 .270/.313/.410/.723 .717/.724 .554 83/.539 0/0 6/3
14.McGehee G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 286/229 .230/.287/.326/.612 .401/.665 .568 96/.412 0/1 4/12
2.Morgan* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/3.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 108/91 .351/.379/.505/.884 .779/.903 .870 73/.832 3/2 1/2
23.Weeks G/S/vP ··· ··· 8/.500 ··· ··· 1/.000 3/.666 5/1.000 322/258 .289/.358/.502/.860 .808/.873 .795 115/.886 7/2 13/8
9.Wilson G/S/vP 12/.083 2/3.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 11/.909 1/.000 24/16 .261/.292/.609/.900 1.929/.438 1.071 14/1.203 1/0 2/0
IP 89.1 43.2 25.0 33.2 4.0 28.0 55.1 18.0 TOTAL .256/.321/.419/.740 .706/.748 .656 .763 50/14 79/40
ERA-K/9 3.73/8.8 3.30/4.9 3.24/8.6 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 377/.242 186/.233 106/.234 126/.181 17/.200 120/.259 232/.236 78/.307 .239  Gomez
 Braun
 Hart
 Morgan
 Counsell
 Kotsay
0/56/0/3
70/0/0/3
0/0/39/2
2/20/14/0
1/0/0/0
4/7/23/0
OPS .711 .681 .589 .553 .494 .684 .731 .867 .687
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 82/.491 88/.657 50/.646 69/.680 4/.500 60/.635 103/.493 32/1.124 .660
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 295/.776 98/.702 56/.541 57/.393 13/.490 60/.733 129/.921 46/.696 .710
Home 140/.802 124/.668 58/.758 61/.385 10/.733 62/.670 125/.755 47/.862
Last 28d days 107/.612 94/.721 30/.526 36/.306 17/.494 43/.862 133/.669 25/.532
HR/SB/CS 11/6/6 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···· o······· ·o·····X ·····oo· ·o·····o ···X···· ······o·
RedSox Batters (5.32 RS/G) vs. Brewers Pitchers (4.07 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 43.Wolf*
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 16/.606 ··· ··· ··· 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 4/1.167 ··· ··· ··· 9/.583 ··· 11/1.637 1/2.000 278/186 .243/.275/.384/.659 .474/.750 .636 95/.914 8/4 6/2
7.Drew* G/S/vP 12/1.599 ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 8/.500 1/no AB 6/.533 4/.500 201/164 .227/.328/.331/.660 .623/.668 .636 59/.492 0/1 4/0
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 2/.000 1/.000 1/.000 2/.000 1/.000 306/223 .312/.372/.475/.846 .708/.897 .777 111/.945 24/9 8/0
28.Gonzalez* G/S/vP 18/.742 1/.000 1/no AB 2/4.000 5/.400 4/.250 ··· 9/.000 311/210 .352/.408/.612/1.020 .723/1.161 1.029 108/1.179 1/0 15/0
54.McDonald G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.000 2/.500 ··· ··· ··· ··· 32/13 .138/.219/.241/.460 .616/.237 .653 10/.311 1/1 1/1
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 2/2.000 ··· 1/.000 2/1.000 3/.333 1/2.000 11/.489 2/1.500 282/196 .320/.394/.608/1.002 1.004/1.000 1.031 101/1.191 0/0 17/
15.Pedroia G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 2/.500 2/1.000 1/2.000 6/.666 1/.000 310/222 .262/.375/.373/.748 1.067/.629 .706 104/.913 13/2 5/3
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP 7/.619 ··· ··· ··· 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 1/.000 ··· 1/no AB 2/.000 4/.000 ··· 5/.000 14/.286 111/82 .273/.345/.354/.699 .779/.671 .832 35/.863 1/0 1/4
44.Sutton# G/S/vP 1/3.000 ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 ··· 1/3.000 ··· ··· 35/26 .324/.324/.529/.853 .556/.960 1.000 35/.853 0/0 0/0
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 8/1.000 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 12/.583 1/3.000 12/1.318 2/2.500 115/80 .230/.325/.370/.695 .633/.722 .681 40/1.018 0/0 3/0
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 2/1.000 ··· ··· 1/2.000 11/.586 ··· 10/1.200 ··· 276/191 .257/.380/.478/.858 .994/.800 1.053 97/.693 1/0 10/4
IP 84.1 31.1 12.2 44.2 17.1 1.2 33.2 29.0 TOTAL .274/.348/.447/.795 .786/.799 .824 .871 50/18 81/32
ERA-K/9 3.20/6.9 2.87/12.4 2.84/9.9 4.84/7.2 0.52/4.7 21.60/0.0 5.35/7.2 2.79/3.1 3.78/8.1

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

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 359/.245 140/.238 49/.200 184/.247 72/.258 11/.600 145/.250 120/.243 .250  Ellsbury
 Drew
 Sutton
 Crawford
 McDonald
 Cameron
0/66/0/5
0/0/50/3
1/0/0/0
67/0/0/0
7/3/5/0
3/2/20/0
OPS .716 .611 .523 .746 .584 1.736 .714 .663 .698
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 59/.467 59/.404 24/.590 93/.801 23/.367 6/1.500 69/.775 48/.706 .686
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 300/.762 81/.770 25/.458 91/.689 49/.681 5/2.000 76/.660 72/.635 .705
Road 199/.742 64/.785 35/.492 91/.933 30/.655 11/1.736 69/.803 66/.664
Last 28d days 131/.580 49/.456 49/.523 49/.917 23/.534 11/1.736 50/.718 49/.710
HR/SB/CS 10/9/1 1/1/1 0/1/0 6/2/0 0/1/0 1/0/0 4/2/0 2/5/1 64/44/12
Usage ····X··· ··X··Xo· X·oo···o X··o···· ··oo···· Xo······ ··o·Xoo· ·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.