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Game Preview: CLE @ BOS, 7:10pm, Wednesday, August 3, 2011 @Fenway Park

Indians, 54-53, 54-53 2nd, 3 GB, 11½ GB in WC

SP: Carlos Carrasco (24, RHP, 8-9, 4.67)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (8-9) 117.2 121 65 61 37 80 15 4.67
2010 (2-2) 44.2 47 20 19 14 38 6 3.83
2009 (0-4) 22.1 40 23 22 11 11 6 8.87
Last 7 GS 1-6 38.2 45 30 27 14 31 11 6.28 43
2011-07-29 KCR L 3.1 7 7 7 3 1 3 60 16
2011-07-22 CHW L 6.1 6 3 3 4 6 1 102 51
2011-07-16 @BAL L 7.0 5 3 3 2 6 1 103 59
2011-07-10 TOR L 3.0 7 5 5 2 4 1 72 27
2011-07-05 NYY L 4.0 10 6 6 3 3 2 93 18
2011-06-29 @ARI W 7.0 4 2 2 0 7 2 106 68
2011-06-24 @SFG L 8.0 6 4 1 0 4 1 91 64
Last 5 v.BOS 0-1 3.1 9 3 3 1 1 0 8.10 30
2009-10-01 @BOS L 3.1 9 3 3 1 1 0 63 30
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   29-24   Road:   25-29   ExtrInn: 4-4 
 vsRHP:  41-36   vsLHP:  13-17   1-Run:  18-17
 vsEast: 18-17   vsCntrl:16-18   vsWest:  9-11 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
107 Tue, Aug  2  @BOS  L   2-3       54-53  2nd  3.0 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
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 7-13   Last 30:13-17
RedSox, 67-41, 67-41 1st, 1 up

SP: Tim Wakefield (44, RHP, 6-4, 5.06)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. CLE Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (6-4) 99.2 101 64 56 30 52 16 5.06
2010 (4-10) 140.0 153 92 83 36 84 19 5.34
2009 (11-5) 129.2 137 67 66 50 72 12 4.58
Last 7 GS 3-2 44.1 52 33 29 11 27 8 5.89 43
2011-07-29 @CHW L 7.0 3 3 3 2 5 1 101 62
2011-07-24 SEA W 6.1 10 7 7 1 4 2 100 28
2011-07-18 @BAL ND 4.2 9 7 3 2 3 2 93 27
2011-07-06 TOR W 7.0 9 3 3 1 7 0 106 53
2011-07-01 @HOU ND 5.1 11 5 5 0 0 0 91 26
2011-06-25 @PIT L 6.0 7 5 5 4 2 1 86 36
2011-06-19 MIL W 8.0 3 3 3 1 6 2 99 69
Last 5 v.CLE 3-0 32.1 22 10 9 13 24 1 2.51 60
2010-06-08 @CLE W 7.1 4 2 1 0 6 1 105 70
2009-05-07 CLE W 6.0 4 2 2 4 3 0 101 55
2009-04-27 @CLE ND 7.0 1 0 0 4 5 0 112 76
2008-09-23 CLE W 6.0 6 4 4 1 6 0 99 49
2008-04-15 @CLE ND 6.0 7 2 2 4 4 0 106 50
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   34-20   Road:   33-21   ExtrInn: 4-3 
 vsRHP:  42-29   vsLHP:  25-12   1-Run:  13-10
 vsEast: 28-12   vsCntrl:15-13   vsWest: 14-8  IL:10-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
108 Tue, Aug  2   CLE  W   3-2       67-41  1st  1.0 up
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
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:14-6    Last 30:22-8 
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Tue, Aug 02, 2011 BOS  3  CLE  2        W:Jonathan Papelbon (3-0), L: Vinnie Pestano (1-1), S: none
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
Season Series: 2011 - CLE over 5-3; 2010 - Tied 4-4; 2009 - BOS won 7-2; All-Time - CLE leads 1020-957

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 (4.21 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.20 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 49.Wakefield
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 ··· 2/.000 1/2.000 2/.000 1/.000 2/.000 3/.000 445/309 .270/.325/.380/.705 .591/.753 .683 91/.690 13/5 6/2
13.Cabrera# G/S/vP 11/.293 1/.000 2/.000 3/4.000 1/.000 1/.000 2/2.500 3/1.167 469/326 .293/.346/.501/.847 .792/.872 .811 91/.894 13/3 19/12
16.Donald G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/3.000 ··· 3/1 .000/.333/.000/.333 .500/.000 3/.333 0/0 0/0
1.Fukudome* G/S/vP 3/.000 3/.667 ··· 1/.000 6/1.300 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 365/319 .267/.364/.360/.724 .791/.714 .588 74/.629 2/3 3/3
48.Hafner* G/S/vP 15/.367 ··· 1/.000 3/.000 1/.000 3/.000 1/.000 5/.000 256/188 .291/.379/.475/.854 .588/.957 .844 88/.642 0/0 10/
9.Hannahan* G/S/vP 7/.143 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 3/.000 ··· 5/.200 4/2.417 ··· 1/.000 5/1.000 1/2.000 162/90 .214/.313/.307/.620 .563/.670 .692 36/.676 0/4 2/1
7.LaPorta G/S/vP 5/1.850 ··· 3/1.167 3/1.000 2/.000 1/.000 4/.250 3/1.667 292/228 .238/.295/.415/.710 .628/.733 .708 68/.616 1/0 10/7
6.Marson G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· 2/.500 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 148/87 .233/.288/.331/.618 .909/.428 .732 29/.815 1/1 1/2
41.Santana# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 2/.500 ··· 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 428/298 .229/.350/.421/.771 .811/.754 .690 86/.781 4/2 15/8
IP 99.2 73.1 44.0 51.1 30.0 44.2 35.2 6.1 TOTAL .246/.316/.391/.707 .683/.717 .684 .680 57/28 99/73
ERA-K/9 5.06/4.7 3.19/5.3 2.25/9.0 2.28/8.6 3.90/7.8 3.43/12.3 4.54/7.1 8.53/5.7 3.92/7.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Marson (20-19-3)
 Santana (46-13-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 426/.263 310/.210 181/.214 197/.174 124/.220 183/.228 147/.252 32/.370 .243  Fukudome
 Brantley
 Kearns
0/1/87/5
55/51/0/3
32/0/19/1
OPS .788 .638 .574 .530 .714 .612 .705 .938 .698
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 170/.634 137/.608 77/.684 109/.638 58/.785 88/.522 58/.889 14/.929 .687
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 256/.891 173/.661 104/.496 88/.391 66/.655 95/.698 89/.588 18/.945 .707
Home 212/.769 203/.631 108/.634 97/.467 80/.825 97/.623 88/.677 22/1.040
Last 28d days 81/.960 77/.475 38/.452 41/.626 41/.714 34/.269 33/.626 32/.938
HR/SB/CS 16/4/5 6/5/0 2/5/2 4/7/1 3/2/0 3/3/0 5/1/2 0/0/0 101/94/33
Usage ····X··· ··X·o··X ·X···X·X ·Xo····· Xo···o·X o·X····· ···X··X· ·o····X·
RedSox Batters (5.51 RS/G) vs. Indians Pitchers (4.31 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 59.Carrasco
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 9/1.111 2/.000 2/2.000 7/.453 5/.400 5/.000 2/1.000 5/.400 209/145 .224/.262/.391/.653 .946/.527 .618 25/.696 10/2 5/10
13.Crawford* G/S/vP ··· 7/1.096 6/2.167 4/.250 10/.000 2/.000 2/.000 ··· 338/229 .245/.280/.379/.659 .439/.762 .650 60/.657 12/5 7/2
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 3/1.334 4/1.750 3/.000 2/1.500 4/1.500 2/1.000 3/.000 3/.333 490/347 .318/.374/.510/.885 .724/.949 .903 108/1.025 31/10 17/0
28.Gonzalez* G/S/vP ··· 5/.200 2/2.500 3/.333 4/.500 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 487/324 .356/.417/.569/.986 .747/1.105 1.036 102/.972 1/0 18/3
54.McDonald G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 95/32 .167/.263/.321/.585 .720/.325 .529 24/1.069 2/2 3/1
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 2/1.000 7/.429 3/2.667 5/.200 10/.200 2/.000 5/.400 ··· 417/282 .288/.376/.536/.912 1.009/.867 .998 88/.800 1/1 20/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 2/.500 9/.222 2/.000 5/.800 6/.666 ··· 2/no AB 2/1.000 498/356 .312/.406/.487/.893 1.180/.783 .935 108/1.208 22/3 15/4
16.Reddick* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 139/115 .331/.374/.548/.922 1.049/.896 .820 82/.836 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 54/1.019 0/0 10/1
10.Scutaro G/S/vP ··· 9/.476 1/.000 3/1.000 3/.666 1/.000 1/.000 3/.000 255/184 .272/.343/.373/.715 .682/.728 .804 83/.759 3/1 5/7
33.Varitek# G/S/vP ··· 11/.473 ··· ··· 5/.600 1/2.000 1/.000 2/.000 181/121 .238/.315/.425/.740 .776/.721 .721 39/.654 0/0 7/0
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 2/1.500 8/.393 3/.000 3/.333 6/1.133 1/.000 2/.000 1/.000 433/302 .275/.388/.497/.885 1.052/.815 1.117 93/.855 3/0 16/7
IP 117.2 41.1 34.2 37.2 44.0 40.1 44.1 42.1 TOTAL .281/.354/.458/.813 .808/.814 .867 .877 76/26 133/52
ERA-K/9 4.67/6.1 6.53/7.4 4.93/6.0 3.11/6.0 2.25/5.7 3.12/13.0 3.05/8.1 1.06/6.6 3.99/6.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Saltalamacchia (56-22-12)
 Varitek (38-11-5)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 505/.267 191/.310 158/.306 158/.221 177/.241 161/.197 175/.185 170/.205 .257  Ellsbury
 Reddick
 McDonald
 Gonzalez
 Crawford
0/103/0/5
19/3/16/2
19/5/16/1
0/0/2/0
79/0/0/0
OPS .752 .841 .854 .651 .606 .594 .627 .512 .719
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 268/.895 88/.798 78/1.184 86/.641 88/.465 63/.867 67/.529 51/.310 .775
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 237/.593 103/.874 80/.534 72/.659 89/.754 98/.408 108/.687 119/.597 .663
Road 251/.664 97/.951 68/.682 69/.635 77/.688 90/.507 78/.685 89/.584
Last 28d days 95/.986 28/.646 43/1.094 28/1.140 42/.773 37/.631 42/.685 49/.324
HR/SB/CS 15/5/2 5/4/2 6/6/0 3/5/0 1/2/4 4/1/0 7/11/2 0/1/2 102/66/32
Usage ····X··· ····X··· ····X··· ·X····X· oo··o··o oo····o· X·Xo···· o·o···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.