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Game Preview: CLE @ BOS, 7:10pm, Monday, August 1, 2011 @Fenway Park

Indians, 53-52, 53-52 2nd, 2½ GB, 10½ GB in WC

SP: Josh Tomlin (26, RHP, 11-5, 4.01)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (11-5) 134.2 122 62 60 16 73 18 4.01
2010 (6-4) 73.0 72 38 37 19 43 10 4.56
Last 7 GS 3-1 45.1 38 22 21 4 22 7 4.17 54
2011-07-26 LAA L 8.0 4 2 2 1 3 0 97 68
2011-07-20 @MIN ND 6.0 8 4 4 0 2 0 91 42
2011-07-15 @BAL W 5.0 6 5 5 1 3 3 97 37
2011-07-09 TOR ND 6.0 7 4 3 1 2 1 92 45
2011-07-04 NYY W 7.0 3 2 2 1 5 0 90 67
2011-06-28 @ARI ND 7.0 5 2 2 0 4 1 88 63
2011-06-22 COL W 6.1 5 3 3 0 3 2 86 54
Last 5 v.BOS 1-1 14.0 7 5 5 5 8 1 3.21 62
2011-04-05 BOS W 7.0 3 1 1 3 3 0 91 67
2010-08-05 @BOS L 7.0 4 4 4 2 5 1 93 56
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   29-24   Road:   24-28   ExtrInn: 4-4 
 vsRHP:  40-35   vsLHP:  13-17   1-Run:  18-16
 vsEast: 17-16   vsCntrl:16-18   vsWest:  9-11 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
105 Sun, Jul 31   KCR  L   3-5       53-52  2nd  2.5 gb
104 Sat, Jul 30   KCR  W   5-2       53-51  2nd  1.5 gb
103 Fri, Jul 29   KCR  L   0-12      52-51  2nd  2.5 gb
102 Wed, Jul 27   LAA  L   1-3       52-50  2nd  2.0 gb
101 Tue, Jul 26   LAA  L   1-2       52-49  2nd  2.0 gb
100 Mon, Jul 25   LAA  W   3-2       52-48  2nd  1.0 gb
 99 Sun, Jul 24   CHW  L   2-4       51-48  2nd  2.0 gb
 98 Fri, Jul 22   CHW  L   0-3       51-47  2nd  1.5 gb
 97 Wed, Jul 20  @MIN  L   5-7       51-46  1st    Tied
 96 Tue, Jul 19  @MIN  L   1-2       51-45  1st    Tied
 Last 10: 2-8    Last 20: 7-13   Last 30:13-17
RedSox, 66-40, 66-40 1st, 2 up

SP: John Lackey (32, RHP, 9-8, 6.20)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. CLE Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (9-8) 97.1 123 69 67 30 66 13 6.20
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 4-3 38.1 53 23 21 8 32 6 4.93 45
2011-07-27 KCR W 5.2 11 4 3 1 3 2 113 35
2011-07-22 SEA W 7.0 8 1 1 0 4 0 101 61
2011-07-16 @TBR W 5.2 10 4 3 1 7 1 107 41
2011-07-09 BAL W 6.2 3 0 0 1 7 0 106 74
2011-07-04 TOR L 2.1 9 7 7 0 2 1 65 13
2011-06-29 @PHI L 7.2 8 2 2 1 5 1 90 59
2011-06-22 SDP L 3.1 4 5 5 4 4 1 83 32
Last 5 v.CLE 3-2 28.2 32 22 22 18 26 3 6.91 42
2010-08-02 CLE L 5.1 9 6 6 5 7 0 107 28
2009-08-20 @CLE L 5.1 6 6 6 4 3 0 108 31
2009-07-29 CLE W 7.0 3 1 1 4 8 0 113 71
2008-08-16 @CLE W 6.0 6 3 3 3 3 2 106 48
2008-07-23 CLE W 5.0 8 6 6 2 5 1 99 30
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   33-19   Road:   33-21   ExtrInn: 4-3 
 vsRHP:  42-28   vsLHP:  24-12   1-Run:  12-10
 vsEast: 28-12   vsCntrl:14-12   vsWest: 14-8  IL:10-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
106 Sun, Jul 31  @CHW  W   5-3       66-40  1st  2.0 up
105 Sat, Jul 30  @CHW  W  10-2       65-40  1st  2.0 up
104 Fri, Jul 29  @CHW  L   1-3       64-40  1st  2.5 up
103 Thu, Jul 28   KCR  L   3-4       64-39  1st  2.5 up
102 Wed, Jul 27   KCR  W  12-5       64-38  1st  3.0 up
101 Tue, Jul 26   KCR  W  13-9       63-38  1st  2.0 up
100 Mon, Jul 25   KCR  L   1-3 (14)  62-38  1st  2.0 up
 99 Sun, Jul 24   SEA  W  12-8       62-37  1st  3.0 up
 98 Sat, Jul 23   SEA  W   3-1       61-37  1st  3.0 up
 97 Fri, Jul 22   SEA  W   7-4       60-37  1st  2.0 up
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:15-5    Last 30:22-8 
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Wed, May 25, 2011 BOS 14 @CLE  2        W:Jon Lester (7-1), L: Mitch Talbot (1-1), S: none
Tue, May 24, 2011 BOS  4 @CLE  2        W:Josh Beckett (4-1), L: Fausto Carmona (3-5), S: Jonathan Papelbon (9)
Mon, May 23, 2011 CLE  3  BOS  2        W:Joe Smith (2-1), L: Daniel Bard (1-4), S: Chris Perez (13)
Thu, Apr 07, 2011 CLE  1  BOS  0        W:Rafael Perez (2-0), L: Daniel Bard (0-2), S: Chris Perez (2)
Wed, Apr 06, 2011 CLE  8  BOS  4        W:Rafael Perez (1-0), L: Daisuke Matsuzaka (0-1), S: none
Tue, Apr 05, 2011 CLE  3  BOS  1        W:Josh Tomlin (1-0), L: Josh Beckett (0-1), S: Chris Perez (1)

Thu, Aug 05, 2010 BOS  6  CLE  2        W:Daisuke Matsuzaka (8-3), L: Josh Tomlin (1-1), S: Jonathan Papelbon (26)
Wed, Aug 04, 2010 CLE  9 @BOS  1        W:Justin Masterson (4-10), L: Jon Lester (11-7), S: none
Tue, Aug 03, 2010 BOS  3  CLE  1        W:Josh Beckett (3-1), L: David Huff (2-10), S: Jonathan Papelbon (25)
Mon, Aug 02, 2010 CLE  6 @BOS  5        W:Fausto Carmona (11-8), L: John Lackey (10-6), S: Chris Perez (13)
Season Series: 2011 - CLE over 4-2; 2010 - Tied 4-4; 2009 - BOS won 7-2; All-Time - CLE leads 1019-956

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
Indians Batters (4.19 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.18 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
46.Morales*
G/S/vB
58.Papelbon
G/S/vB
35.Wheeler
G/S/vB
43.Williams*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
23.Brantley* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 3/.000 436/302 .274/.329/.383/.713 .600/.760 .698 92/.713 13/5 6/2
13.Cabrera# G/S/vP 19/.329 1/.000 1/.000 2/3.000 ··· 1/.000 2/2.500 3/1.167 460/318 .289/.344/.486/.830 .798/.845 .776 88/.781 13/3 17/11
16.Donald G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/3.000 ··· 3/1 .000/.333/.000/.333 .500/.000 3/.333 0/0 0/0
1.Fukudome* G/S/vP ··· 3/.667 ··· 1/.000 6/1.300 ··· ··· ··· 357/312 .267/.366/.363/.730 .761/.724 .593 66/.646 2/2 3/3
48.Hafner* G/S/vP 34/.553 ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 3/.000 1/.000 5/.000 247/180 .294/.385/.472/.857 .597/.960 .848 88/.634 0/0 9/
9.Hannahan* G/S/vP 10/.700 1/.000 3/1.334 ··· ··· 3/.666 4/1.750 ··· 277/195 .214/.303/.333/.636 .836/.552 .560 30/.633 2/1 5/5
26.Kearns G/S/vP ··· ··· 5/.200 4/2.417 ··· 1/.000 5/1.000 1/2.000 162/90 .214/.313/.307/.620 .563/.670 .692 44/.724 0/4 2/1
7.LaPorta G/S/vP 6/1.333 ··· 3/1.167 3/1.000 1/.000 1/.000 4/.250 2/.500 285/223 .236/.295/.415/.709 .597/.741 .708 65/.629 1/0 10/7
6.Marson G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.500 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 148/87 .233/.288/.331/.618 .909/.428 .732 33/.788 1/1 1/2
41.Santana# G/S/vP 3/.333 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 420/290 .231/.352/.427/.779 .811/.764 .701 87/.789 3/2 15/8
IP 97.1 73.1 43.0 51.0 27.2 43.2 35.2 5.2 TOTAL .246/.316/.387/.703 .683/.712 .676 .664 56/27 93/71
ERA-K/9 6.20/6.1 3.19/5.3 2.09/9.0 1.76/8.6 4.23/7.1 3.50/12.4 4.54/7.1 9.53/6.3 3.89/7.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Marson (20-19-3)
 Santana (45-13-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 451/.303 310/.210 177/.213 193/.166 116/.228 180/.232 147/.252 28/.348 .242  Fukudome
 Brantley
 Kearns
0/1/85/5
53/51/0/3
32/0/19/1
OPS .849 .638 .556 .496 .739 .623 .705 .886 .694
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 224/.907 137/.608 73/.645 105/.579 52/.822 85/.541 58/.889 11/1.010 .678
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 227/.792 173/.661 104/.496 88/.391 64/.676 95/.698 89/.588 17/.804 .707
Home 253/.865 203/.631 104/.608 93/.394 72/.878 94/.644 88/.677 18/.983
Last 28d days 113/.776 77/.475 42/.383 43/.439 36/.730 43/.581 34/.606 28/.886
HR/SB/CS 13/23/2 6/5/0 1/5/2 3/7/1 3/2/0 3/3/0 5/1/2 0/0/0 95/93/32
Usage ····X··· X·o··X·X ···X·XX· o·····o· ···o·Xo· X·····o· ·X··X·X· ····X·X·
RedSox Batters (5.53 RS/G) vs. Indians Pitchers (4.30 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 43.Tomlin
G/S/vB
37.Durbin
G/S/vB
56.Herrmann
G/S/vB
54.Perez
G/S/vB
53.Perez*
G/S/vB
52.Pestano
G/S/vB
46.Sipp*
G/S/vB
38.Smith
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
3.Aviles G/S/vP 12/.667 2/.000 2/2.000 6/.167 5/.400 4/.000 2/1.000 4/.500 202/140 .222/.261/.395/.656 .944/.532 .621 18/.750 10/2 5/10
13.Crawford* G/S/vP 3/.000 7/1.096 6/2.167 4/.250 9/.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 330/225 .244/.280/.370/.650 .457/.739 .630 52/.599 12/5 6/2
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 6/.000 4/1.750 3/.000 1/.000 3/2.000 1/.000 3/.000 2/.500 480/341 .321/.378/.515/.893 .746/.951 .922 107/1.096 31/10 17/0
28.Gonzalez* G/S/vP 3/.000 5/.200 2/2.500 3/.333 3/.666 1/.000 ··· ··· 479/321 .357/.418/.571/.989 .743/1.109 1.044 98/.981 1/0 18/3
54.McDonald G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 93/32 .171/.269/.329/.598 .745/.325 .554 28/1.055 2/2 3/1
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 6/.167 7/.429 3/2.667 5/.200 9/.222 1/.000 4/.250 ··· 409/278 .293/.379/.545/.924 1.017/.881 1.022 88/.837 1/1 20/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 3/.666 9/.222 2/.000 4/1.000 5/.400 ··· 2/no AB 1/.000 489/351 .309/.406/.488/.894 1.187/.783 .938 107/1.211 21/3 15/4
16.Reddick* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 133/109 .331/.376/.559/.935 1.049/.910 .836 78/.828 1/2 4/1
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP 2/2.000 4/.500 2/2.500 ··· 5/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 245/170 .261/.327/.464/.790 .671/.844 .811 54/.902 0/0 9/1
10.Scutaro G/S/vP 5/.400 9/.476 1/.000 3/1.000 3/.666 1/.000 1/.000 3/.000 254/183 .269/.340/.370/.710 .682/.721 .792 90/.727 3/1 5/7
44.Sutton# G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/1.500 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 60/45 .315/.362/.444/.807 .552/.895 .802 12/.664 0/0 0/3
33.Varitek# G/S/vP ··· 11/.473 ··· ··· 5/.600 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 177/119 .237/.316/.429/.746 .804/.716 .732 39/.681 0/0 7/0
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 3/.333 8/.393 3/.000 3/.333 5/.200 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 425/298 .273/.388/.486/.874 1.043/.805 1.104 89/.896 3/0 15/7
IP 134.2 41.1 34.2 36.2 42.1 39.0 43.1 41.0 TOTAL .281/.355/.458/.812 .814/.812 .868 .881 75/26 130/51
ERA-K/9 4.01/4.9 6.53/7.4 4.93/6.0 2.95/5.6 2.13/5.7 3.00/12.9 3.12/8.1 1.10/6.6 3.99/6.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Saltalamacchia (56-21-12)
 Varitek (37-11-5)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 535/.238 191/.310 158/.306 153/.214 171/.237 154/.186 171/.188 165/.205 .257  Ellsbury
 Reddick
 McDonald
 Gonzalez
 Crawford
 Sutton
0/101/0/5
19/3/14/2
19/5/15/1
0/0/2/0
77/0/0/0
3/0/0/0
OPS .686 .841 .854 .638 .585 .581 .635 .515 .717
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 284/.749 88/.798 78/1.184 83/.625 84/.488 58/.838 64/.535 48/.330 .774
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 251/.616 103/.874 80/.534 70/.649 87/.683 96/.417 107/.694 117/.589 .660
Road 254/.784 97/.951 68/.682 64/.603 71/.644 83/.475 74/.706 84/.596
Last 28d days 102/.733 35/.794 51/.996 26/1.019 36/.706 33/.741 38/.724 47/.293
HR/SB/CS 18/0/0 5/4/2 6/6/0 3/5/0 0/2/4 4/1/0 7/10/2 0/1/2 99/65/32
Usage ·····X·· ··X····· ··X····· ····X··· ··o··o·· ····o·o· Xo····oX o···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.