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Game Preview: CLE @ BOS, 7:10pm, Tuesday, August 2, 2011 @Fenway Park

Indians, 54-52, 54-52 2nd, 2 GB, 10½ GB in WC

SP: David Huff (26, LHP, 1-1, 0.71)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (1-1) 12.2 10 2 1 2 9 0 0.71
2010 (2-11) 79.2 101 61 55 34 37 14 6.21
2009 (11-8) 128.1 159 82 80 41 65 16 5.61
Last 7 GS 1-6 39.0 43 24 20 16 24 4 4.62 46
2011-07-27 LAA L 5.2 5 2 1 0 4 0 92 57
2011-07-18 @MIN W 7.0 5 0 0 2 5 0 88 70
2010-08-08 MIN L 4.1 6 5 5 2 1 1 86 30
2010-08-03 @BOS L 5.1 7 3 3 2 2 2 104 42
2010-06-19 @PIT L 5.0 6 5 5 6 2 0 104 31
2010-06-13 WSN L 5.2 6 6 6 3 4 1 91 34
2010-06-08 BOS L 6.0 8 3 0 1 6 0 108 55
Last 5 v.BOS 0-2 11.1 15 6 3 3 8 2 2.38 49
2010-08-03 @BOS L 5.1 7 3 3 2 2 2 104 42
2010-06-08 BOS L 6.0 8 3 0 1 6 0 108 55
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   29-24   Road:   25-28   ExtrInn: 4-4 
 vsRHP:  41-35   vsLHP:  13-17   1-Run:  18-16
 vsEast: 18-16   vsCntrl:16-18   vsWest:  9-11 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
106 Mon, Aug  1  @BOS  W   9-6       54-52  2nd  2.0 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
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 7-13   Last 30:14-16
RedSox, 66-41, 66-41 1st, 1 up

SP: Josh Beckett (31, RHP, 9-4, 2.17)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. CLE Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (9-4) 133.0 85 33 32 37 115 9 2.17
2010 (6-6) 127.2 151 89 82 45 116 20 5.78
2009 (17-6) 212.1 198 99 91 55 199 25 3.86
Last 7 GS 4-2 50.0 31 14 13 7 42 5 2.34 66
2011-07-28 KCR L 7.0 5 4 3 3 8 1 109 58
2011-07-23 SEA W 7.0 7 1 1 1 7 1 118 65
2011-07-17 @TBR ND 8.0 1 0 0 0 6 0 106 86
2011-07-08 BAL W 5.0 7 3 3 2 3 1 68 42
2011-07-03 @HOU W 8.0 5 1 1 0 11 0 102 79
2011-06-28 @PHI L 6.0 5 5 5 1 1 2 84 42
2011-06-15 @TBR W 9.0 1 0 0 0 6 0 97 91
Last 5 v.CLE 3-2 30.2 27 13 13 11 29 1 3.82 55
2011-05-24 @CLE W 6.2 5 1 1 3 6 0 111 63
2011-04-05 @CLE L 5.0 5 3 3 4 4 0 106 45
2010-08-03 CLE W 8.0 3 1 1 0 8 1 103 80
2009-10-03 CLE W 5.0 7 4 4 3 5 0 98 39
2008-09-22 CLE L 6.0 7 4 4 1 6 0 105 47
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   33-20   Road:   33-21   ExtrInn: 4-3 
 vsRHP:  42-29   vsLHP:  24-12   1-Run:  12-10
 vsEast: 28-12   vsCntrl:14-13   vsWest: 14-8  IL:10-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
107 Mon, Aug  1   CLE  L   6-9       66-41  1st  1.0 up
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
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:14-6    Last 30:21-9 
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Mon, Aug 01, 2011 CLE  9 @BOS  6        W:Rafael Perez (4-1), L: Daniel Bard (1-5), S: none
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)
Season Series: 2011 - CLE over 5-2; 2010 - Tied 4-4; 2009 - BOS won 7-2; All-Time - CLE leads 1020-956

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 (4.24 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.22 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS Beckett
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 9/1.127 ··· 2/.000 1/2.000 1/.000 1/.000 2/.000 3/.000 441/306 .273/.328/.383/.711 .595/.760 .696 92/.742 13/5 6/2
13.Cabrera# G/S/vP 16/.900 1/.000 2/.000 3/4.000 ··· 1/.000 2/2.500 3/1.167 465/323 .293/.347/.501/.848 .798/.871 .812 92/.888 13/3 19/11
16.Donald G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 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 ··· ··· 1/2.000 361/315 .267/.365/.362/.727 .791/.717 .590 70/.637 2/3 3/3
48.Hafner* G/S/vP 21/1.241 ··· 1/.000 3/.000 ··· 3/.000 1/.000 5/.000 252/185 .292/.381/.479/.860 .597/.963 .857 89/.689 0/0 10/
9.Hannahan* G/S/vP 8/.250 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 6/.167 ··· 5/.200 4/2.417 ··· 1/.000 5/1.000 1/2.000 162/90 .214/.313/.307/.620 .563/.670 .692 40/.712 0/4 2/1
7.LaPorta G/S/vP 11/.546 ··· 3/1.167 3/1.000 1/.000 1/.000 4/.250 3/1.667 289/226 .237/.294/.416/.710 .638/.730 .709 69/.637 1/0 10/7
6.Marson G/S/vP 5/1.600 ··· 2/.500 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 148/87 .233/.288/.331/.618 .909/.428 .732 29/.815 1/1 1/2
41.Santana# G/S/vP 6/.167 ··· ··· 2/.500 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 424/294 .231/.354/.426/.779 .811/.765 .703 87/.806 3/2 15/8
IP 133.0 73.1 44.0 51.1 28.0 43.2 35.2 6.1 TOTAL .247/.317/.391/.707 .684/.717 .684 .690 56/28 97/71
ERA-K/9 2.17/7.8 3.19/5.3 2.25/9.0 2.28/8.6 4.18/7.4 3.50/12.4 4.54/7.1 8.53/5.7 3.93/7.2

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

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 513/.184 310/.210 181/.214 197/.174 117/.225 180/.232 147/.252 32/.370 .243  Fukudome
 Brantley
 Kearns
0/1/86/5
54/51/0/3
32/0/19/1
OPS .526 .638 .574 .530 .732 .623 .705 .938 .698
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 302/.519 137/.608 77/.684 109/.638 53/.804 85/.541 58/.889 14/.929 .687
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 211/.535 173/.661 104/.496 88/.391 64/.676 95/.698 89/.588 18/.945 .707
Home 224/.533 203/.631 108/.634 97/.467 73/.866 94/.644 88/.677 22/1.040
Last 28d days 105/.582 77/.475 38/.452 43/.595 34/.775 36/.343 34/.606 32/.938
HR/SB/CS 9/13/4 6/5/0 2/5/2 4/7/1 3/2/0 3/3/0 5/1/2 0/0/0 99/93/33
Usage ····X··· ·X·o··X· X···X·XX Xo·····o o···o·Xo ·X·····o ··X··X·X o····X·X
RedSox Batters (5.53 RS/G) vs. Indians Pitchers (4.32 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 31.Huff*
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 3/.666 2/.000 2/2.000 7/.453 5/.400 4/.000 2/1.000 4/.500 205/143 .223/.262/.394/.656 .944/.535 .622 21/.737 10/2 5/10
13.Crawford* G/S/vP 5/.800 7/1.096 6/2.167 4/.250 9/.000 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 334/229 .248/.283/.384/.667 .457/.762 .666 56/.706 12/5 7/2
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP ··· 4/1.750 3/.000 2/1.500 4/1.500 1/.000 3/.000 2/.500 485/345 .320/.376/.514/.890 .741/.949 .915 108/1.115 31/10 17/0
28.Gonzalez* G/S/vP ··· 5/.200 2/2.500 3/.333 4/.500 1/.000 ··· ··· 483/324 .356/.416/.568/.984 .738/1.105 1.034 98/.965 1/0 18/3
54.McDonald G/S/vP 5/.650 2/.000 ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 93/32 .171/.269/.329/.598 .745/.325 .554 24/1.167 2/2 3/1
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 6/.666 7/.429 3/2.667 5/.200 9/.222 2/.000 4/.250 ··· 413/282 .290/.375/.539/.914 1.017/.867 1.002 88/.782 1/1 20/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 3/.333 9/.222 2/.000 5/.800 6/.666 ··· 2/no AB 1/.000 494/355 .310/.406/.487/.893 1.193/.779 .934 108/1.188 21/3 15/4
16.Reddick* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 137/113 .328/.372/.549/.921 1.049/.894 .815 82/.810 1/2 4/2
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP ··· 4/.500 2/2.500 1/.000 5/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 249/174 .265/.329/.482/.812 .671/.873 .851 58/.981 0/0 10/1
10.Scutaro G/S/vP 10/.300 9/.476 1/.000 3/1.000 3/.666 1/.000 1/.000 3/.000 255/184 .272/.343/.373/.715 .682/.728 .804 87/.754 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 35/.673 0/0 7/0
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 3/1.667 8/.393 3/.000 3/.333 5/.200 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 429/302 .275/.389/.492/.881 1.043/.815 1.113 93/.925 3/0 15/7
IP 12.2 41.1 34.2 37.2 43.1 40.0 43.1 41.0 TOTAL .281/.355/.459/.814 .813/.814 .871 .895 75/26 132/52
ERA-K/9 0.71/6.4 6.53/7.4 4.93/6.0 3.11/6.0 2.08/5.6 2.93/13.1 3.12/8.1 1.10/6.6 4.01/6.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Saltalamacchia (56-22-12)
 Varitek (37-11-5)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 50/.213 191/.310 158/.306 158/.221 174/.239 157/.182 171/.188 165/.205 .258  Ellsbury
 Reddick
 McDonald
 Crawford
 Sutton
 Gonzalez
0/102/0/5
19/3/15/2
19/5/15/1
78/0/0/0
3/0/0/0
0/0/2/0
OPS .559 .841 .854 .651 .586 .569 .635 .515 .720
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 9/.583 88/.798 78/1.184 86/.641 86/.476 60/.809 64/.535 48/.330 .776
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 41/.553 103/.874 80/.534 72/.659 88/.699 97/.413 107/.694 117/.589 .663
Road 26/.519 97/.951 68/.682 69/.635 74/.645 86/.458 74/.706 84/.596
Last 28d days 50/.559 28/.646 43/1.094 31/1.015 39/.702 36/.678 38/.724 44/.314
HR/SB/CS 0/0/0 5/4/2 6/6/0 3/5/0 0/2/4 4/1/0 7/10/2 0/1/2 101/65/32
Usage ·····X·· ···X···· ···X···· X····X·· o··o··o· o····o·o ·Xo····o ·o···X·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.