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Game Preview: TEX @ BOS, 7:10pm, Friday, September 2, 2011 @Fenway Park

Rangers, 78-60, 78-60 1st, 3½ up

SP: Derek Holland (24, LHP, 12-5, 4.30)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (12-5) 165.1 180 88 79 57 127 17 4.30
2010 (3-4) 57.1 55 30 26 24 54 6 4.08
2009 (8-13) 138.1 160 98 94 47 107 26 6.12
Last 7 GS 4-1 41.1 46 19 15 12 33 3 3.27 52
2011-08-26 LAA W 6.2 8 1 1 2 6 0 115 58
2011-08-21 @CHW L 3.1 8 5 5 2 3 1 81 25
2011-08-16 @LAA W 8.2 9 3 3 1 7 0 118 60
2011-08-10 SEA ND 6.0 7 3 2 5 7 1 116 50
2011-08-05 CLE ND 1.2 5 6 4 1 1 1 53 25
2011-07-30 @TOR W 9.0 4 0 0 1 5 0 95 83
2011-07-25 MIN W 6.0 5 1 0 0 4 0 90 64
Last 5 v.BOS 1-1 11.1 13 6 6 4 8 3 4.76 46
2009-08-15 BOS W 6.2 7 2 2 2 3 2 99 53
2009-06-06 @BOS L 4.2 6 4 4 2 5 1 91 39
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   44-28   Road:   34-32   ExtrInn: 4-4 
 vsRHP:  58-41   vsLHP:  20-19   1-Run:  16-21
 vsEast: 19-19   vsCntrl:22-18   vsWest: 28-14 IL: 9-9 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
138 Thu, Sep  1   TBR  W   7-2       78-60  1st  3.5 up
137 Wed, Aug 31   TBR  L   1-4       77-60  1st  3.5 up
136 Tue, Aug 30   TBR  W   2-0       77-59  1st  3.5 up
135 Sun, Aug 28   LAA  W   9-5       76-59  1st  3.0 up
134 Sat, Aug 27   LAA  L   4-8       75-59  1st  2.0 up
133 Fri, Aug 26   LAA  W  11-7       75-58  1st  3.0 up
132 Thu, Aug 25   BOS  L   0-6       74-58  1st  2.0 up
131 Wed, Aug 24   BOS  L   2-13      74-57  1st  2.5 up
130 Tue, Aug 23   BOS  L   5-11      74-56  1st  3.5 up
129 Mon, Aug 22   BOS  W   4-0       74-55  1st  4.5 up
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:17-13
RedSox, 83-53, 83-53 1st, ½ up

SP: Andrew Miller (26, LHP, 6-1, 4.42)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. TEX Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (6-1) 55.0 61 30 27 32 39 5 4.42
2010 (1-5) 32.2 51 34 31 26 28 6 8.54
2009 (3-5) 80.0 85 52 43 43 59 7 4.84
Last 7 GS 4-1 34.1 38 21 19 22 21 3 4.98 44
2011-08-25 @TEX W 6.1 3 0 0 2 6 0 83 71
2011-08-19 @KCR W 5.1 3 1 1 2 3 0 83 59
2011-07-31 @CHW ND 5.2 10 3 3 1 8 0 106 44
2011-07-26 KCR ND 3.2 9 7 5 2 1 2 80 18
2011-07-20 @BAL W 5.2 2 0 0 6 3 0 103 62
2011-07-15 @TBR L 2.2 5 7 7 5 0 1 85 15
2011-07-07 BAL W 5.0 6 3 3 4 0 0 97 39
Last 5 v.TEX 1-0 6.1 3 0 0 2 6 0 0.00 71
2011-08-25 @TEX W 6.1 3 0 0 2 6 0 83 71
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   41-27   Road:   42-26   ExtrInn: 5-3 
 vsRHP:  53-36   vsLHP:  30-17   1-Run:  17-12
 vsEast: 32-17   vsCntrl:21-16   vsWest: 20-12 IL:10-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
136 Thu, Sep  1   NYY  L   2-4       83-53  1st  0.5 up
135 Wed, Aug 31   NYY  W   9-5       83-52  1st  1.5 up
134 Tue, Aug 30   NYY  L   2-5       82-52  1st  0.5 up
133 Sat, Aug 27   OAK  W   4-0       82-51  1st  2.0 up
132 Sat, Aug 27   OAK  W   9-3       81-51  1st  2.0 up
131 Fri, Aug 26   OAK  L   5-15      80-51  1st  1.0 up
130 Thu, Aug 25  @TEX  W   6-0       80-50  1st  1.0 up
129 Wed, Aug 24  @TEX  W  13-2       79-50  1st  1.0 up
128 Tue, Aug 23  @TEX  W  11-5       78-50  1st    Tied
127 Mon, Aug 22  @TEX  L   0-4       77-50  2nd  1.0 gb
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:17-13
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Thu, Aug 25, 2011 BOS  6 @TEX  0        W:Andrew Miller (6-1), L: Alexi Ogando (12-6), S: none
Wed, Aug 24, 2011 BOS 13 @TEX  2        W:Josh Beckett (11-5), L: Matt Harrison (10-9), S: none
Tue, Aug 23, 2011 BOS 11 @TEX  5        W:John Lackey (12-9), L: Colby Lewis (11-9), S: none
Mon, Aug 22, 2011 TEX  4  BOS  0        W:C.J. Wilson (13-5), L: Erik Bedard (4-9), S: none
Sun, Apr 03, 2011 TEX  5  BOS  1        W:Matt Harrison (1-0), L: Clay Buchholz (0-1), S: none
Sat, Apr 02, 2011 TEX 12  BOS  5        W:Colby Lewis (1-0), L: John Lackey (0-1), S: none
Fri, Apr 01, 2011 TEX  9  BOS  5        W:Darren Oliver (1-0), L: Daniel Bard (0-1), S: none

Sun, Aug 15, 2010 TEX  7  BOS  3        W:C.J. Wilson (11-5), L: Daisuke Matsuzaka (8-4), S: none
Sat, Aug 14, 2010 BOS  3 @TEX  1        W:Jon Lester (13-7), L: Colby Lewis (9-9), S: Felix Doubront (1)
Fri, Aug 13, 2010 TEX 10  BOS  9 (11)   W:Darren O'Day (4-2), L: Tim Wakefield (3-9), S: none
Season Series: 2011 - TEX over 4-3; 2010 - TEX won 6-4; 2009 - TEX won 7-2; All-Time - BOS leads 326-290

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
Rangers Batters (5.04 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.18 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 30.Miller*
G/S/vB
91.Aceves
G/S/vB
32.Albers
G/S/vB
51.Bard
G/S/vB
64.Bowden
G/S/vB
61.Doubront*
G/S/vB
46.Morales*
G/S/vB
58.Papelbon
G/S/vB
35.Wheeler
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
1.Andrus G/S/vP 3/.000 3/.000 9/.393 6/1.000 1/.000 3/.000 ··· 4/.000 3/.666 563/425 .271/.332/.339/.671 .693/.664 .677 105/.639 33/10 3/25
29.Beltre G/S/vP 7/.453 2/.000 6/1.500 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/5.000 8/.000 5/.400 425/319 .276/.318/.503/.820 .939/.783 .689 4/.500 0/1 20/11
3.Blanco# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· ··· 2/1.500 ··· 73/52 .206/.239/.338/.578 .618/.562 .411 0/ 0/1 2/3
9.Chavez* G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 3/.666 4/.250 229/187 .303/.330/.450/.781 .900/.753 .836 56/.761 8/4 5/1
23.Gentry G/S/vP 2/.500 1/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 108/47 .239/.330/.293/.624 .553/.716 .557 11/.182 14/0 0/1
6.German G/S/vP 3/2.167 ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/4.000 ··· / /// / / / /
32.Hamilton* G/S/vP 3/.000 2/.000 11/.741 2/3.000 ··· 4/.833 1/.000 4/1.250 5/.400 438/315 .296/.342/.525/.868 .726/.924 .836 106/.786 8/1 19/4
5.Kinsler G/S/vP 4/.833 3/2.334 11/.955 4/.000 ··· 3/.666 ··· 5/.650 8/2.000 613/452 .243/.345/.447/.792 .852/.770 .655 115/.877 23/2 23/9
18.Moreland* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 1/.000 1/no AB 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 467/353 .267/.331/.429/.760 .571/.822 .761 94/.747 2/2 16/4
7.Murphy* G/S/vP ··· 4/.500 5/.650 1/3.000 ··· 3/.000 1/.000 5/.000 1/3.000 342/250 .254/.319/.357/.676 .430/.767 .582 64/.692 8/6 7/4
25.Napoli G/S/vP 2/.000 3/.000 4/1.000 5/.200 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 4/.833 4/.250 347/236 .294/.389/.582/.971 .977/.968 .969 99/.872 3/2 22/3
8.Torrealba G/S/vP 5/.000 1/.000 2/1.500 1/2.000 ··· ··· 2/.500 ··· 5/1.000 382/270 .277/.310/.396/.706 .621/.740 .618 84/.745 0/2 5/7
15.Treanor G/S/vP 2/.500 2/.000 4/.833 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 3/1.334 2/.500 2/.500 230/177 .226/.351/.306/.658 .634/.664 .571 / 2/2 3/4
10.Young G/S/vP 3/.666 5/1.800 12/.444 5/.200 ··· 3/.666 ··· 7/.429 6/.000 587/442 .335/.375/.487/.862 .897/.850 .790 109/.812 6/2 11/6
IP 55.0 90.1 54.2 62.2 9.0 4.0 37.1 54.2 45.2 TOTAL .276/.333/.446/.779 .764/.785 .713 .764 120/40 164/104
ERA-K/9 4.42/6.4 2.99/6.1 4.28/8.7 2.15/9.2 2.00/3.0 4.50/6.8 3.62/8.4 2.80/11.8 3.74/7.3 3.87/7.3

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Napoli (15-10-1)
 Torrealba (51-25-5)
 Treanor (40-14-2)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 256/.288 378/.206 240/.246 238/.170 42/.316 17/.286 156/.232 215/.202 183/.230 .243  Murphy
 Hamilton
 Chavez
 Blanco
 Moreland
 Gentry
74/13/14/5
68/30/0/5
8/54/5/3
0/0/1/1
0/0/34/0
0/44/3/0
OPS .802 .625 .679 .511 .723 .912 .733 .537 .655 .696
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 63/.828 168/.570 103/.840 137/.596 17/.787 10/1.214 80/.784 106/.470 72/.802 .689
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 193/.793 210/.668 137/.561 101/.391 25/.678 7/.571 76/.681 109/.604 111/.561 .702
Home 87/1.053 237/.617 137/.715 119/.500 35/.835 17/.912 92/.907 113/.550 110/.625
Last 28d days 45/.461 64/.551 53/1.114 41/.421 11/.955 4/.250 29/.593 29/.138 35/.466
HR/SB/CS 5/6/1 6/5/0 3/5/3 5/7/1 0/1/1 1/2/2 4/5/0 3/4/0 6/1/2 122/120/41
Usage ·······X X·o··X·X ··o···X· oo···o·· ·····X·· X······· ··X····· ·o···o·· o····o·X
RedSox Batters (5.38 RS/G) vs. Rangers Pitchers (4.30 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 45.Holland*
G/S/vB
37.Adams
G/S/vB
39.Feldman
G/S/vB
30.Feliz
G/S/vB
51.Gonzalez*
G/S/vB
58.Hamburger
G/S/vB
57.Lowe
G/S/vB
28.Oliver*
G/S/vB
22.Tateyama
G/S/vB
19.Uehara
G/S/vB
55.Valdez
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
3.Aviles G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 9/1.333 4/1.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/no AB 2/1.000 1/.000 ··· 258/176 .244/.278/.387/.665 .886/.564 .620 49/.717 14/2 5/10
13.Crawford* G/S/vP 9/.873 1/2.000 14/.517 3/.000 7/.829 ··· 4/.833 5/1.850 1/.000 9/.222 ··· 448/295 .251/.285/.394/.679 .559/.739 .664 98/.752 17/5 10/2
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 7/1.171 2/.000 2/.000 1/.000 5/.200 ··· 3/.500 4/1.000 1/5.000 4/.750 ··· 606/425 .313/.373/.525/.898 .824/.928 .953 103/.926 36/11 24/0
28.Gonzalez* G/S/vP 4/.000 1/.000 2/.000 1/no AB 5/.400 ··· 3/.667 4/.500 1/.000 1/.000 1/2.000 610/401 .341/.403/.552/.956 .752/1.061 .918 111/.866 1/0 23/3
36.Jackson G/S/vP 8/.000 3/.000 2/1.500 3/.333 ··· ··· ··· 4/1.250 ··· 3/.666 1/3.000 368/230 .249/.315/.342/.658 .686/.641 .740 42/.427 3/1 4/2
12.Lowrie# G/S/vP ··· ··· 6/1.333 2/.000 2/1.500 ··· 2/.500 4/.000 1/.000 3/.000 ··· 298/191 .268/.316/.383/.699 .913/.577 .797 82/.637 0/1 4/15
54.McDonald G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 3/.333 ··· ··· 1/5.000 1/2.000 1/.000 ··· 137/45 .195/.270/.366/.636 .768/.371 .471 41/.766 2/3 5/2
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 5/.933 ··· 7/1.762 2/.000 7/.453 ··· 2/.500 16/.851 ··· 6/.000 ··· 498/332 .313/.400/.592/.992 1.049/.963 1.057 69/1.470 1/1 28/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 6/.334 1/.000 6/1.000 2/.000 ··· ··· 3/1.000 7/.619 1/.000 3/.666 ··· 616/432 .309/.397/.476/.874 1.091/.785 .909 106/.828 25/6 18/4
16.Reddick* G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 220/184 .276/.327/.462/.790 .816/.785 .774 70/.446 1/2 6/4
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 2/.500 3/.666 ··· 4/1.250 2/1.500 ··· 3/1.667 ··· 321/216 .248/.308/.463/.771 .628/.841 .740 64/.716 0/0 13/4
10.Scutaro G/S/vP 4/.833 2/.000 11/.855 5/.000 5/.400 ··· 7/1.000 6/.167 1/.000 ··· ··· 342/245 .270/.331/.371/.703 .671/.715 .743 76/.769 4/2 5/10
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 5/.800 ··· 3/.000 1/.000 4/1.000 ··· 3/.333 9/1.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 220/149 .240/.313/.454/.767 .819/.742 .795 35/.999 0/0 10/0
IP 165.1 63.1 22.0 53.1 46.1 1.0 41.1 44.2 41.2 58.1 TOTAL .280/.350/.459/.809 .808/.810 .842 .815 94/32 171/66
ERA-K/9 4.30/6.9 1.28/9.2 2.86/6.1 2.87/6.8 4.27/8.9 0.00/0.0 3.70/8.7 2.22/7.4 3.46/8.6 2.47/11.6 /0.0 3.88/7.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Saltalamacchia (66-30-18)
 Varitek (54-11-5)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 717/.277 239/.165 86/.200 216/.196 202/.256 3/.000 182/.267 187/.230 165/.200 220/.172 / .248  Ellsbury
 Reddick
 Jackson
 McDonald
 Crawford
 Gonzalez
 Aviles
0/128/0/6
20/3/40/5
20/0/28/4
20/9/24/1
105/0/0/1
0/0/2/0
1/0/3/0
OPS .747 .487 .568 .611 .766 .000 .752 .578 .597 .560 .710
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 177/.595 134/.523 40/.231 117/.591 95/.575 1/.000 79/.831 80/.608 71/.826 116/.460 / .750
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 540/.798 105/.441 46/.859 99/.632 107/.948 2/.000 103/.693 107/.555 94/.426 104/.665 / .684
Road 381/.706 112/.590 32/.858 82/.573 92/.771 / 74/.784 70/.699 66/.530 99/.571 /
Last 28d days 109/.830 43/.430 63/.596 48/.477 30/.233 3/.000 35/.592 31/.624 49/.658 38/.911 /
HR/SB/CS 17/7/8 4/8/0 2/0/3 4/0/3 7/4/0 0/0/0 4/1/3 3/4/2 6/3/2 10/0/0 // 148/72/42
Usage ······X· o·o·oo·o ··X····X X·o·oX·· ···X···· ·o······ ·oo···X· o·o·oo·· ·X····X· oo···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.