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Game Preview: TEX @ BOS, 4:10pm, Saturday, September 3, 2011 @Fenway Park

Rangers, 79-60, 79-60 1st, 4½ up

SP: Colby Lewis (31, RHP, 11-9, 4.19)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (11-9) 171.2 160 85 80 48 140 31 4.19
2010 (12-13) 201.0 174 90 83 65 196 21 3.72
2007 (0-2) 37.2 44 28 27 14 23 7 6.45
Last 7 GS 1-2 43.1 47 25 24 11 31 7 4.98 48
2011-08-28 LAA ND 6.0 8 5 5 1 3 1 104 38
2011-08-23 BOS L 6.0 9 7 7 2 2 2 102 26
2011-08-18 @LAA ND 7.0 4 0 0 2 7 0 112 74
2011-08-13 @OAK W 6.1 3 1 1 0 8 0 101 71
2011-08-07 CLE ND 7.1 5 3 3 1 3 1 108 58
2011-08-02 @DET ND 4.0 10 5 4 3 3 1 85 24
2011-07-27 MIN L 6.2 8 4 4 2 5 2 105 45
Last 5 v.BOS 2-2 28.2 30 17 17 9 27 5 5.34 48
2011-08-23 BOS L 6.0 9 7 7 2 2 2 102 26
2011-04-02 BOS W 6.0 6 3 3 2 4 1 108 50
2010-08-14 BOS L 6.2 6 1 1 2 9 0 117 65
2010-07-16 @BOS W 5.0 4 3 3 1 7 1 104 53
2010-04-20 @BOS ND 5.0 5 3 3 2 5 1 105 48
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   44-28   Road:   35-32   ExtrInn: 4-4 
 vsRHP:  58-41   vsLHP:  21-19   1-Run:  16-21
 vsEast: 20-19   vsCntrl:22-18   vsWest: 28-14 IL: 9-9 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
139 Fri, Sep  2  @BOS  W  10-0       79-60  1st  4.5 up
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
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:18-12
RedSox, 83-54, 83-54 2nd, ½ GB, 9½ up in WC

SP: Erik Bedard (32, LHP, 4-9, 3.45)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. TEX Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (4-9) 117.1 103 53 45 39 113 13 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 0-4 34.1 33 20 18 14 33 4 4.72 50
2011-08-27 OAK ND 4.0 2 0 0 4 5 0 78 59
2011-08-22 @TEX L 6.0 7 4 4 1 4 1 108 45
2011-08-16 TBR L 6.0 7 3 1 0 6 1 102 56
2011-08-09 @MIN ND 5.0 3 2 2 4 6 0 90 55
2011-08-04 CLE ND 5.0 7 3 3 0 5 0 70 46
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
Last 5 v.TEX 0-2 30.2 23 14 12 9 22 5 3.52 55
2011-08-22 @TEX L 6.0 7 4 4 1 4 1 108 45
2011-05-03 TEX ND 7.0 2 2 2 2 3 0 103 66
2011-04-04 @TEX L 5.0 4 5 3 2 3 2 95 44
2009-07-12 TEX ND 5.2 3 2 2 4 5 1 93 56
2009-05-05 TEX ND 7.0 7 1 1 0 7 1 102 66
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   41-28   Road:   42-26   ExtrInn: 5-3 
 vsRHP:  53-36   vsLHP:  30-18   1-Run:  17-12
 vsEast: 32-17   vsCntrl:21-16   vsWest: 20-13 IL:10-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
137 Fri, Sep  2   TEX  L   0-10      83-54  2nd  0.5 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
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:17-13
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Fri, Sep 02, 2011 TEX 10 @BOS  0        W:Derek Holland (13-5), L: Andrew Miller (6-2), S: none
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)
Season Series: 2011 - TEX over 5-3; 2010 - TEX won 6-4; 2009 - TEX won 7-2; All-Time - BOS leads 326-291

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 (5.08 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.23 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
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 11/.637 3/.000 10/.958 6/1.000 2/1.000 3/.000 ··· 4/.000 3/.666 567/427 .274/.337/.348/.685 .703/.679 .705 104/.714 34/10 4/25
29.Beltre G/S/vP 17/.529 2/.000 6/1.500 1/.000 2/1.000 ··· 1/5.000 8/.000 5/.400 430/323 .275/.316/.500/.816 .936/.779 .684 9/.472 0/1 20/11
3.Blanco# G/S/vP 3/.500 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· ··· 2/1.500 ··· 74/52 .203/.236/.333/.569 .618/.562 .400 1/.000 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 3/.666 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 113/51 .240/.327/.292/.619 .553/.698 .553 16/.277 14/0 0/1
6.German G/S/vP 10/.522 ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/4.000 ··· 0/ /// / 0/ 0/0 0/0
32.Hamilton* G/S/vP 17/.983 2/.000 12/.667 2/3.000 1/.000 4/.833 1/.000 4/1.250 5/.400 442/317 .296/.342/.522/.864 .730/.918 .829 105/.789 8/1 19/4
5.Kinsler G/S/vP 29/.786 3/2.334 12/.872 4/.000 1/.000 3/.666 ··· 5/.650 8/2.000 618/455 .243/.345/.451/.796 .885/.764 .667 115/.907 23/2 24/9
18.Moreland* G/S/vP 3/.000 1/.000 1/.000 1/no AB 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 468/354 .266/.330/.428/.758 .571/.819 .757 91/.733 2/2 16/4
7.Murphy* G/S/vP 8/.250 4/.500 6/1.500 1/3.000 1/.000 3/.000 1/.000 5/.000 1/3.000 347/254 .263/.326/.373/.699 .447/.792 .633 65/.861 8/6 8/4
25.Napoli G/S/vP 16/1.067 3/.000 4/1.000 5/.200 3/.333 ··· 1/.000 4/.833 4/.250 351/239 .291/.387/.576/.964 .967/.962 .954 99/.888 3/2 22/3
8.Torrealba G/S/vP 14/.500 1/.000 3/1.000 1/2.000 1/.000 ··· 2/.500 ··· 5/1.000 387/274 .276/.308/.393/.702 .634/.729 .612 85/.663 0/2 5/7
15.Treanor G/S/vP 2/5.000 2/.000 4/.833 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 3/1.334 2/.500 2/.500 231/178 .225/.350/.305/.654 .634/.660 .565 1/.000 2/2 3/4
10.Young G/S/vP 37/.576 5/1.800 12/.444 5/.200 1/.000 3/.666 ··· 7/.429 6/.000 591/444 .335/.376/.486/.862 .909/.846 .791 108/.834 6/2 11/6
IP 117.1 90.1 55.2 62.2 11.2 4.0 37.1 54.2 45.2 TOTAL .276/.334/.447/.781 .771/.784 .718 .783 121/40 167/104
ERA-K/9 3.45/8.7 2.99/6.1 4.69/8.7 2.15/9.2 2.31/6.2 4.50/6.8 3.62/8.4 2.80/11.8 3.74/7.3 3.92/7.4

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Napoli (15-11-1)
 Torrealba (51-25-5)
 Treanor (40-14-2)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 483/.234 378/.206 246/.254 238/.170 53/.292 17/.286 156/.232 215/.202 183/.230 .244  Murphy
 Hamilton
 Chavez
 Blanco
 Gentry
 Moreland
74/13/15/5
69/30/0/5
8/54/5/3
0/0/1/1
1/45/3/0
0/0/34/0
OPS .659 .625 .716 .511 .671 .912 .733 .537 .655 .698
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 142/.639 168/.570 105/.877 137/.596 19/.702 10/1.214 80/.784 106/.470 72/.802 .692
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 341/.668 210/.668 141/.599 101/.391 34/.653 7/.571 76/.681 109/.604 111/.561 .704
Home 270/.689 237/.617 143/.775 119/.500 46/.748 17/.912 92/.907 113/.550 110/.625
Last 28d days 89/.631 61/.545 59/1.223 36/.282 22/.714 4/.250 29/.593 29/.138 30/.400
HR/SB/CS 13/3/2 6/5/0 5/5/3 5/7/1 0/2/1 1/2/2 4/5/0 3/4/0 6/1/2 125/121/41
Usage ······X· ·X·o··X· X··o···X ·oo···o· X·····X· ·X······ ···X···· ··o···o· ·o····o·
RedSox Batters (5.34 RS/G) vs. Rangers Pitchers (4.27 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 48.Lewis
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 ··· ··· 9/1.333 4/1.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/no AB 2/1.000 1/.000 ··· 259/176 .243/.277/.385/.662 .875/.564 .616 47/.704 14/2 5/10
13.Crawford* G/S/vP 12/.667 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 94/.684 17/5 10/2
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 8/.542 2/.000 2/.000 1/.000 6/.167 ··· 3/.500 4/1.000 1/5.000 4/.750 ··· 610/425 .313/.372/.523/.895 .816/.928 .947 102/.875 36/12 24/0
28.Gonzalez* G/S/vP 6/2.833 1/.000 2/.000 1/no AB 5/.400 ··· 3/.667 4/.500 1/.000 1/.000 1/2.000 612/401 .342/.404/.552/.956 .754/1.061 .918 108/.877 1/0 23/3
36.Jackson G/S/vP 4/.500 3/.000 2/1.500 3/.333 ··· ··· ··· 4/1.250 ··· 3/.666 2/1.500 371/231 .247/.313/.339/.652 .675/.638 .727 45/.397 3/1 4/2
12.Lowrie# G/S/vP 3/1.334 ··· 6/1.333 2/.000 2/1.500 ··· 2/.500 4/.000 1/.000 3/.000 1/.000 301/192 .265/.313/.379/.692 .895/.574 .780 85/.613 0/1 4/15
54.McDonald G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 4/.250 ··· ··· 1/5.000 1/2.000 1/.000 ··· 140/45 .190/.264/.357/.621 .742/.371 .449 44/.712 2/3 5/2
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 15/1.262 ··· 7/1.762 2/.000 7/.453 ··· 2/.500 16/.851 ··· 6/.000 1/.000 501/333 .311/.397/.588/.985 1.035/.960 1.045 68/1.493 1/1 28/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 11/.455 1/.000 6/1.000 2/.000 ··· ··· 3/1.000 7/.619 1/.000 3/.666 ··· 618/432 .308/.396/.474/.871 1.077/.785 .903 103/.817 25/6 18/4
16.Reddick* G/S/vP 5/.400 2/.000 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 221/184 .275/.326/.460/.786 .793/.785 .767 70/.428 1/2 6/4
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP 7/.429 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 60/.716 0/0 13/4
10.Scutaro G/S/vP 18/.247 2/.000 11/.855 5/.000 5/.400 ··· 7/1.000 6/.167 1/.000 ··· ··· 342/245 .270/.331/.371/.703 .671/.715 .743 72/.774 4/2 5/10
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 4/.000 ··· 3/.000 1/.000 5/.800 ··· 3/.333 9/1.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 223/149 .236/.309/.447/.756 .784/.742 .773 38/.916 0/0 10/0
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 8/.946 ··· 6/.167 1/.000 4/.500 ··· 3/.667 8/.661 ··· 6/2.267 ··· 477/328 .264/.377/.477/.855 .959/.808 1.034 28/.500 3/0 17/7
IP 171.2 63.1 22.0 53.1 47.1 1.0 41.1 44.2 41.2 58.1 1.0 TOTAL .278/.348/.457/.806 .798/.809 .834 .788 94/33 171/66
ERA-K/9 4.19/7.3 1.28/9.2 2.86/6.1 2.87/6.8 4.18/8.9 0.00/0.0 3.70/8.7 2.22/7.4 3.46/8.6 2.47/11.6 0.00/9.0 3.85/7.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Saltalamacchia (66-30-18)
 Varitek (55-11-6)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 719/.244 239/.165 86/.200 216/.196 205/.251 3/.000 182/.267 187/.230 165/.200 220/.172 3/.000 .247  Ellsbury
 Reddick
 Jackson
 McDonald
 Crawford
 Aviles
 Gonzalez
0/129/0/6
21/3/40/5
21/0/28/4
20/9/25/1
105/0/0/1
1/0/3/0
0/0/2/0
OPS .743 .487 .568 .611 .754 .000 .752 .578 .597 .560 .000 .707
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 396/.858 134/.523 40/.231 117/.591 96/.569 1/.000 79/.831 80/.608 71/.826 116/.460 2/.000 .748
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 323/.606 105/.441 46/.859 99/.632 109/.929 2/.000 103/.693 107/.555 94/.426 104/.665 1/.000 .680
Road 352/.658 112/.590 32/.858 82/.573 95/.744 / 74/.784 70/.699 66/.530 99/.571 3/.000
Last 28d days 132/.729 43/.430 63/.596 43/.316 33/.212 3/.000 35/.592 29/.667 46/.543 35/.943 3/.000
HR/SB/CS 31/8/7 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 0/0/0 148/72/43
Usage ·····X·· ·o·o·oo· ···X···· ·X·o·oX· o···X··· ··o····· ··oo···X ·o·o·oo· ··X····X ·oo···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.