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Game Preview: CLE @ BOS, 7:10pm, Thursday, August 4, 2011 @Fenway Park

Indians, 54-54, 54-54 2nd, 4 GB, 12½ GB in WC

SP: Justin Masterson (26, RHP, 8-7, 2.56)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (8-7) 151.1 136 51 43 42 112 4 2.56
2010 (6-13) 180.0 197 107 94 73 140 14 4.70
2009 (4-10) 129.1 128 73 65 60 119 12 4.52
Last 7 GS 3-2 51.1 36 12 8 8 41 1 1.40 67
2011-07-30 KCR ND 8.0 9 2 2 1 5 0 106 60
2011-07-24 CHW L 7.0 4 4 1 1 6 0 112 64
2011-07-19 @MIN ND 7.2 4 0 0 0 6 0 104 77
2011-07-14 @BAL W 6.0 8 4 4 1 8 0 105 47
2011-07-06 NYY W 8.0 3 0 0 2 6 0 112 80
2011-07-01 @CIN W 8.0 4 1 1 1 5 1 102 74
2011-06-25 @SFG L 6.2 4 1 0 2 5 0 111 67
Last 5 v.BOS 2-0 21.2 10 3 3 8 12 2 1.25 68
2011-05-23 BOS ND 7.2 4 2 2 2 3 1 112 64
2010-08-04 @BOS W 5.0 4 1 1 4 3 1 95 54
2010-06-09 BOS W 9.0 2 0 0 2 6 0 110 87
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   29-24   Road:   25-30   ExtrInn: 4-4 
 vsRHP:  41-37   vsLHP:  13-17   1-Run:  18-18
 vsEast: 18-18   vsCntrl:16-18   vsWest:  9-11 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
108 Wed, Aug  3  @BOS  L   3-4       54-54  2nd  4.0 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
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 7-13   Last 30:13-17
RedSox, 68-41, 68-41 1st, 1 up

SP: Erik Bedard (32, LHP, 4-7, 3.45)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. CLE Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (4-7) 91.1 77 41 35 30 87 11 3.45
2009 (5-3) 83.0 65 29 26 34 90 8 2.82
2008 (6-4) 81.0 70 38 33 37 72 9 3.67
Last 7 GS 1-3 39.2 30 17 15 12 42 4 3.40 58
2011-07-29 TBR L 1.1 3 5 5 4 2 0 57 26
2011-06-27 ATL L 7.0 4 3 3 1 5 2 106 61
2011-06-22 @WSN L 6.0 3 2 0 2 10 0 87 70
2011-06-15 LAA W 7.0 3 0 0 0 5 0 96 76
2011-06-10 @DET ND 5.0 3 2 2 3 6 1 96 56
2011-06-05 TBR ND 7.0 8 3 3 0 7 0 111 56
2011-05-31 BAL ND 6.1 6 2 2 2 7 1 100 58
Last 5 v.CLE 0-2 23.2 24 17 16 12 33 5 6.08 47
2011-04-10 CLE L 4.0 10 6 6 1 6 2 83 23
2009-07-25 CLE L 3.0 2 2 2 4 6 0 81 49
2009-07-19 @CLE ND 4.2 4 3 2 3 6 1 93 49
2007-05-04 CLE ND 6.0 3 2 2 2 4 1 105 60
2007-04-28 @CLE ND 6.0 5 4 4 2 11 1 108 55
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   35-20   Road:   33-21   ExtrInn: 4-3 
 vsRHP:  43-29   vsLHP:  25-12   1-Run:  14-10
 vsEast: 28-12   vsCntrl:16-13   vsWest: 14-8  IL:10-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
109 Wed, Aug  3   CLE  W   4-3       68-41  1st  1.0 up
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
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:14-6    Last 30:23-7 
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Wed, Aug 03, 2011 BOS  4  CLE  3        W:Jonathan Papelbon (4-0), L: Joe Smith (2-2), S: none
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)
Season Series: 2011 - CLE over 5-4; 2010 - Tied 4-4; 2009 - BOS won 7-2; All-Time - CLE leads 1020-958

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 (4.20 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.19 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 23.Bedard*
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 3/1.000 ··· 2/.000 1/2.000 2/.000 1/.000 2/.000 3/.000 445/309 .270/.325/.380/.705 .591/.753 .683 86/.684 13/5 6/2
13.Cabrera# G/S/vP 8/1.571 1/.000 2/.000 3/4.000 1/.000 1/.000 2/2.500 4/.833 473/329 .292/.345/.499/.844 .786/.870 .806 90/.886 13/3 19/12
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/.000 ··· 2/1.000 369/322 .263/.360/.356/.715 .772/.707 .572 73/.609 2/3 3/3
48.Hafner* G/S/vP 19/.760 ··· 1/.000 3/.000 1/.000 3/.000 1/.000 6/.000 260/191 .292/.381/.478/.859 .580/.967 .854 87/.590 0/0 10/
9.Hannahan* G/S/vP 5/1.800 1/.000 3/1.334 ··· ··· 3/.666 4/1.750 ··· 277/195 .214/.303/.333/.636 .836/.552 .560 27/.499 2/1 5/5
26.Kearns G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 5/.200 4/2.417 ··· 2/.000 5/1.000 1/2.000 166/94 .208/.305/.299/.603 .563/.638 .653 40/.602 0/4 2/2
7.LaPorta G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· 3/1.167 3/1.000 2/.000 1/.000 4/.250 3/1.667 292/228 .238/.295/.415/.710 .628/.733 .708 64/.607 1/0 10/7
6.Marson G/S/vP 2/3.000 ··· 2/.500 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 152/91 .226/.280/.321/.601 .909/.409 .692 33/.705 1/1 1/2
41.Santana# G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· ··· 2/.500 ··· 2/.000 1/.000 1/.000 432/299 .226/.347/.416/.763 .804/.751 .677 86/.722 4/2 15/8
IP 91.1 73.1 44.0 51.1 30.0 45.2 35.2 7.2 TOTAL .246/.315/.391/.706 .681/.716 .682 .666 58/28 100/74
ERA-K/9 3.45/8.6 3.19/5.3 2.25/9.0 2.28/8.6 3.90/7.8 3.35/12.2 4.54/7.1 7.04/7.0 3.91/7.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Marson (22-20-3)
 Santana (46-13-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 373/.226 310/.210 181/.214 197/.174 124/.220 186/.224 147/.252 37/.323 .242  Fukudome
 Brantley
 Kearns
0/1/88/5
55/51/0/3
33/0/19/1
OPS .666 .638 .574 .530 .714 .602 .705 .841 .697
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 101/.698 137/.608 77/.684 109/.638 58/.785 89/.516 58/.889 17/.840 .690
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 272/.654 173/.661 104/.496 88/.391 66/.655 97/.683 89/.588 20/.839 .703
Home 207/.704 203/.631 108/.634 97/.467 80/.825 100/.603 88/.677 27/.885
Last 28d days 11/1.065 71/.518 38/.452 41/.626 41/.714 37/.247 33/.626 37/.841
HR/SB/CS 11/3/1 6/5/0 2/5/2 4/7/1 3/2/0 3/3/0 5/1/2 0/1/0 102/95/33
Usage ·····X·· ···X·o·· ··X···X· ··Xo···· ·Xo···o· oo·X···· ····X··X X·o····X
RedSox Batters (5.50 RS/G) vs. Indians Pitchers (4.31 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 63.Masterson
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/.750 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 11/2 5/10
13.Crawford* G/S/vP 15/1.233 7/1.096 6/2.167 4/.250 10/.000 2/.000 3/.000 ··· 342/232 .245/.279/.381/.660 .435/.765 .652 64/.664 12/5 7/2
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 7/.143 4/1.750 3/.000 2/1.500 4/1.500 2/1.000 3/.000 4/1.833 495/352 .317/.373/.513/.886 .724/.950 .906 108/.994 31/10 18/0
28.Gonzalez* G/S/vP 3/.333 5/.200 2/2.500 3/.333 4/.500 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 491/328 .357/.418/.568/.986 .747/1.103 1.035 101/.927 1/0 18/3
54.McDonald G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 96/33 .165/.260/.318/.578 .720/.315 .518 25/1.019 2/2 3/1
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 9/.778 7/.429 3/2.667 5/.200 10/.200 2/.000 6/.333 ··· 421/285 .289/.378/.534/.912 1.000/.870 .995 87/.731 1/1 20/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 8/.393 9/.222 2/.000 5/.800 6/.666 ··· 2/no AB 2/1.000 502/360 .314/.407/.487/.894 1.180/.786 .936 107/1.189 22/4 15/4
16.Reddick* G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 142/118 .341/.387/.556/.943 1.049/.921 .864 81/.851 1/2 4/2
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP 5/.600 4/.500 2/2.500 1/.000 5/.000 ··· 2/.000 1/.000 253/177 .261/.324/.474/.798 .662/.857 .823 54/.883 0/0 10/1
10.Scutaro G/S/vP 13/.237 9/.476 1/.000 3/1.000 3/.666 1/.000 1/.000 4/.000 259/188 .267/.337/.366/.704 .682/.712 .774 83/.716 4/1 5/8
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 6/.333 8/.393 3/.000 3/.333 6/1.133 1/.000 2/.000 1/.000 437/306 .275/.389/.499/.888 1.052/.820 1.118 92/.882 3/0 16/7
IP 151.1 41.1 34.2 37.2 44.0 40.1 45.1 43.0 TOTAL .281/.354/.458/.812 .806/.815 .866 .852 78/27 134/53
ERA-K/9 2.56/6.7 6.53/7.4 4.93/6.0 3.11/6.0 2.25/5.7 3.12/13.0 2.98/8.3 1.26/6.5 3.99/6.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Saltalamacchia (57-22-14)
 Varitek (38-11-5)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 617/.242 191/.310 158/.306 158/.221 177/.241 161/.197 178/.181 173/.208 .258  Ellsbury
 Reddick
 McDonald
 Gonzalez
 Crawford
0/104/0/5
19/3/17/2
19/5/16/1
0/0/2/0
80/0/0/0
OPS .621 .841 .854 .651 .606 .594 .616 .534 .720
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 346/.711 88/.798 78/1.184 86/.641 88/.465 63/.867 69/.512 52/.412 .776
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 271/.503 103/.874 80/.534 72/.659 89/.754 98/.408 109/.680 121/.586 .663
Road 274/.627 97/.951 68/.682 69/.635 77/.688 90/.507 81/.657 92/.624
Last 28d days 117/.540 25/.729 39/1.105 28/1.140 34/.794 37/.631 40/.532 51/.417
HR/SB/CS 4/10/11 5/4/2 6/6/0 3/5/0 1/2/4 4/1/0 7/12/2 1/1/2 103/68/33
Usage ····X··· ·····X·· ·····X·· ··X····X ·oo··o·· ·oo····o oX·Xo··· oo·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.