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Game Preview: BOS @ CHW, 8:10pm, Friday, July 29, 2011 @U.S. Cellular Field

RedSox, 64-39, 64-39 1st, 2½ up

SP: Tim Wakefield (44, RHP, 6-3, 5.15)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. CHW Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (6-3) 92.2 98 61 53 28 47 15 5.15
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 53 32 27 14 24 8 5.48 43
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
2011-06-14 @TBR L 7.0 4 2 1 5 2 1 119 60
Last 5 v.CHW 1-2 32.0 28 12 12 8 20 3 3.38 56
2011-06-01 CHW ND 6.0 7 4 4 1 4 1 98 45
2009-09-05 @CHW L 6.0 6 4 4 3 4 1 93 45
2009-08-26 CHW ND 7.0 6 1 1 1 3 0 94 63
2008-08-31 CHW L 6.0 6 3 3 0 3 1 82 51
2007-08-25 @CHW W 7.0 3 0 0 3 6 0 112 74
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   33-19   Road:   31-20   ExtrInn: 4-3 
 vsRHP:  41-27   vsLHP:  23-12   1-Run:  12-10
 vsEast: 28-12   vsCntrl:12-11   vsWest: 14-8  IL:10-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
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
 97 Fri, Jul 22   SEA  W   7-4       60-37  1st  2.0 up
 96 Wed, Jul 20  @BAL  W   4-0       59-37  1st  1.5 up
 95 Tue, Jul 19  @BAL  L   2-6       58-37  1st  1.5 up
 94 Mon, Jul 18  @BAL  W  15-10      58-36  1st  1.5 up
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:15-5    Last 30:20-10
WhiteSox, 51-52, 51-52 3rd, 3 GB, 10½ GB in WC

SP: Gavin Floyd (28, RHP, 8-9, 4.11)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (8-9) 127.0 121 61 58 31 90 13 4.11
2010 (10-13) 187.1 199 92 85 58 151 14 4.08
2009 (11-11) 193.0 178 93 87 59 163 21 4.06
Last 7 GS 2-4 46.0 48 24 23 11 30 4 4.50 50
2011-07-22 @CLE W 7.2 4 0 0 0 5 0 99 76
2011-07-15 @DET W 7.2 6 2 1 1 5 1 97 65
2011-07-08 MIN L 3.2 9 7 7 2 3 0 93 16
2011-07-03 @CHC L 7.0 7 3 3 1 8 1 90 58
2011-06-28 @COL ND 7.0 6 2 2 2 0 0 94 55
2011-06-20 CHC L 5.0 5 6 6 3 3 2 101 33
2011-06-15 @MIN L 8.0 11 4 4 2 6 0 117 48
Last 5 v.BOS 4-0 33.1 29 9 9 6 26 4 2.43 60
2011-06-01 @BOS W 6.2 9 4 4 1 1 1 97 40
2010-09-04 @BOS W 6.0 5 1 1 2 5 0 115 61
2009-09-05 BOS W 8.0 3 1 1 0 11 1 106 83
2009-08-26 @BOS ND 6.0 5 2 2 1 4 2 105 57
2008-08-31 @BOS W 6.2 7 1 1 2 5 0 109 59
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   23-26   Road:   28-26   ExtrInn: 5-9 
 vsRHP:  37-39   vsLHP:  14-13   1-Run:  15-15
 vsEast: 11-12   vsCntrl:15-20   vsWest: 14-13 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
103 Wed, Jul 27   DET  W   2-1       51-52  3rd  3.5 gb
102 Tue, Jul 26   DET  L   4-5       50-52  3rd  4.5 gb
101 Mon, Jul 25   DET  W   6-3       50-51  3rd  3.5 gb
100 Sun, Jul 24  @CLE  W   4-2       49-51  3rd  4.5 gb
 99 Fri, Jul 22  @CLE  W   3-0       48-51  3rd  5.0 gb
 98 Wed, Jul 20  @KCR  L   1-2 (11)  47-51  3rd  4.5 gb
 97 Tue, Jul 19  @KCR  L   2-4       47-50  3rd  4.5 gb
 96 Mon, Jul 18  @KCR  W   5-2       47-49  3rd  4.5 gb
 95 Sun, Jul 17  @DET  L   3-4       46-49  3rd  4.0 gb
 94 Sat, Jul 16  @DET  W   5-0       46-48  3rd  4.0 gb
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:16-14
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Wed, Jun 01, 2011 CHW  7 @BOS  4        W:Gavin Floyd (6-5), L: Matt Albers (1-3), S: Sergio Santos (9)
Tue, May 31, 2011 CHW 10 @BOS  7        W:Philip Humber (4-3), L: Alfredo Aceves (2-1), S: Chris Sale (2)
Mon, May 30, 2011 CHW  7 @BOS  3        W:Jake Peavy (2-0), L: Jon Lester (7-2), S: none

Thu, Sep 30, 2010 CHW  8  BOS  2        W:John Danks (15-11), L: Jon Lester (19-9), S: none
Wed, Sep 29, 2010 CHW  5  BOS  2        W:Freddy Garcia (12-6), L: Josh Beckett (6-6), S: Matt Thornton (8)
Tue, Sep 28, 2010 CHW  5  BOS  4        W:Chris Sale (2-1), L: Michael Bowden (0-1), S: none
Mon, Sep 27, 2010 BOS  6 @CHW  1        W:Clay Buchholz (17-7), L: Mark Buehrle (12-13), S: none
Sun, Sep 05, 2010 CHW  7 @BOS  5        W:Scott Linebrink (3-1), L: Jonathan Papelbon (5-6), S: Matt Thornton (6)
Sat, Sep 04, 2010 CHW  3 @BOS  1        W:Gavin Floyd (10-11), L: John Lackey (12-9), S: Bobby Jenks (27)
Sat, Sep 04, 2010 CHW  3 @BOS  1        W:John Danks (13-9), L: Clay Buchholz (15-6), S: Bobby Jenks (26)
Season Series: 2011 - CHW over 3-0; 2010 - CHW won 6-1; 2009 - Tied 4-4; All-Time - BOS leads 954-922

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
RedSox Batters (5.53 RS/G) vs. WhiteSox Pitchers (3.96 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 34.Floyd
G/S/vB
40.Bruney
G/S/vB
26.Crain
G/S/vB
58.Frasor
G/S/vB
77.Ohman*
G/S/vB
49.Sale*
G/S/vB
46.Santos
G/S/vB
37.Thornton*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
13.Crawford* G/S/vP 13/1.126 5/1.400 3/.333 17/.352 3/.000 1/.000 1/2.000 15/.734 317/218 .247/.283/.378/.660 .473/.745 .689 39/.667 11/5 6/2
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 17/.561 7/.143 ··· 6/1.000 ··· ··· ··· 5/.800 465/332 .325/.382/.525/.907 .783/.955 .892 107/1.224 29/10 17/0
28.Gonzalez* G/S/vP 3/1.167 ··· 3/.666 2/5.000 13/1.295 2/.000 ··· 6/.167 469/317 .352/.414/.560/.973 .717/1.095 .904 103/.890 1/0 17/3
54.McDonald G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/2.000 3/.333 2/3.000 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 90/32 .173/.256/.333/.589 .735/.325 .626 33/.950 2/2 3/1
60.Navarro G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 39/26 .222/.282/.361/.643 1.051/.439 .773 39/.643 0/0 1/2
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 20/1.200 3/.667 5/.400 23/.848 7/.953 3/.666 1/.000 12/.717 395/270 .301/.387/.562/.950 1.053/.903 .860 82/.939 1/1 20/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 18/.611 11/.282 3/.666 11/.364 1/no AB ··· ··· 4/.250 475/341 .308/.407/.493/.900 1.193/.789 .860 108/1.256 21/3 15/4
16.Reddick* G/S/vP 3/.000 1/no AB ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 124/101 .345/.387/.591/.978 1.097/.951 1.129 77/.839 1/2 4/1
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP 8/.250 ··· 1/no AB 6/1.333 2/1.000 1/no AB 1/.000 4/1.250 237/163 .256/.321/.442/.763 .662/.809 .708 54/.776 0/0 8/1
10.Scutaro G/S/vP 13/1.365 7/.715 6/.334 13/.581 1/2.000 ··· ··· 7/.453 242/175 .258/.332/.364/.696 .693/.697 .617 86/.659 1/1 5/6
44.Sutton# G/S/vP ··· 1/3.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/5.000 ··· 2/.000 58/43 .308/.357/.442/.799 .552/.890 .797 11/.650 0/0 0/3
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 2/.000 8/.833 2/.000 10/.200 1/no AB 1/.000 ··· 5/.400 173/117 .237/.318/.414/.732 .737/.730 .733 39/.663 0/0 6/0
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 11/.637 9/.889 7/1.071 14/.214 ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.500 411/289 .276/.392/.488/.880 1.063/.805 .657 87/.929 2/0 14/7
IP 127.0 16.2 46.0 42.1 31.1 47.0 44.1 34.2 TOTAL .281/.355/.459/.814 .820/.812 .758 .891 69/26 126/50
ERA-K/9 4.11/6.4 2.16/8.6 2.35/8.8 2.98/7.9 4.02/9.8 3.06/9.2 3.05/12.0 3.38/8.8 3.66/7.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Saltalamacchia (56-21-12)
 Varitek (37-11-5)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 527/.251 71/.250 178/.178 178/.244 131/.233 197/.227 180/.168 163/.294 .254  Ellsbury
 Reddick
 McDonald
 Gonzalez
 Crawford
 Sutton
 Navarro
0/98/0/5
19/3/11/2
18/5/14/1
0/0/2/0
74/0/0/0
3/0/0/0
3/0/0/0
OPS .687 .725 .553 .723 .707 .655 .557 .732 .687
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 302/.745 27/.787 66/.383 90/.782 62/.588 88/.601 89/.728 62/.698 .686
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 225/.609 44/.678 112/.647 88/.664 69/.815 109/.698 91/.395 101/.752 .688
Home 183/.790 49/.676 107/.589 95/.874 66/.565 96/.739 95/.774 86/.780
Last 28d days 109/.669 24/.571 33/.606 38/.950 33/.518 48/.431 19/.845 19/.421
HR/SB/CS 13/16/0 1/3/1 4/8/1 4/6/2 5/1/1 4/2/2 3/3/0 2/6/2 79/81/24
Usage ······X· ··o····· ··oXo··· ·····X·· ··X····· ·X·oo··· ·o·oo·o· ··o···o·
WhiteSox Batters (3.97 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.22 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/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
15.Beckham G/S/vP 7/.572 7/.572 2/1.000 2/.000 ··· 2/.000 1/2.000 ··· 349/263 .249/.307/.351/.658 .451/.724 .640 70/.666 3/2 7/4
30.de Aza* G/S/vP 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 4/3 .250/.250/1.000/1.250 .000/1.667 1.250 4/1.250 0/0 1/0
32.Dunn* G/S/vP 6/1.133 3/.667 10/1.850 1/.000 4/.000 2/.000 10/.550 ··· 360/276 .163/.297/.307/.604 .244/.710 .543 76/.538 0/1 10/1
17.Flowers G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/ .000/.000/.000/.000 .000/ 3/.000 0/0 0/0
14.Konerko G/S/vP 44/.864 6/1.334 6/1.267 5/.900 ··· 6/1.500 13/.891 ··· 425/330 .308/.386/.549/.935 .850/.961 .991 83/.829 1/1 24/4
18.Lillibridge G/S/vP 3/2.667 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 ··· 144/81 .250/.338/.460/.798 .821/.779 .886 11/.364 10/4 7/0
22.Morel G/S/vP 1/2.000 2/1.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 235/155 .251/.269/.300/.569 .529/.589 .560 34/.544 2/4 1/7
1.Pierre* G/S/vP 10/.733 4/.000 7/.286 1/.000 7/.858 1/.000 9/.730 ··· 450/346 .277/.333/.327/.660 .808/.615 .684 87/.771 16/12 1/5
12.Pierzynski* G/S/vP 33/.858 7/1.547 1/2.000 2/1.500 ··· 3/.666 4/.250 ··· 352/297 .284/.329/.377/.705 .626/.720 .792 73/.617 0/0 4/2
20.Quentin G/S/vP 12/1.000 7/.000 5/.800 4/.500 ··· 4/.750 6/1.166 ··· 400/302 .262/.353/.510/.863 .913/.847 .750 75/.818 1/1 20/1
10.Ramirez G/S/vP 12/.334 8/.750 4/1.167 2/2.000 ··· 5/1.100 3/1.333 ··· 432/329 .269/.333/.398/.730 .745/.726 .781 82/.576 4/3 9/11
51.Rios G/S/vP 53/.696 7/.572 2/.000 3/.000 ··· 11/.764 12/.550 ··· 384/286 .208/.255/.300/.555 .657/.520 .713 70/.363 8/5 6/2
11.Vizquel# G/S/vP 61/.818 2/.000 5/.000 2/1.000 5/.666 3/1.000 6/.500 ··· 140/119 .271/.299/.326/.625 .471/.638 .619 19/.556 1/2 0/1
IP 92.2 71.1 43.0 49.2 27.2 42.2 34.2 5.2 TOTAL .251/.318/.382/.699 .670/.709 .733 .638 46/36 97/47
ERA-K/9 5.15/4.6 3.28/5.2 2.09/9.0 1.81/8.7 4.23/7.1 3.59/12.0 4.67/7.3 9.53/6.3 3.92/7.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Flowers (1-2-0)
 Pierzynski (64-18-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 399/.271 303/.215 177/.213 188/.165 116/.228 177/.236 142/.252 28/.348 .243  Rios
 Quentin
 Pierre
 Dunn
 Lillibridge
 de Aza
0/97/0/4
0/0/84/2
97/0/0/2
0/0/2/0
7/10/39/0
0/1/0/0
OPS .806 .649 .556 .493 .739 .634 .699 .886 .697
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 158/.624 134/.622 73/.645 102/.597 52/.822 84/.547 55/.911 11/1.010 .682
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 241/.924 169/.670 104/.496 86/.362 64/.676 93/.714 87/.566 17/.804 .709
Road 187/.849 100/.686 73/.479 95/.593 44/.499 83/.623 54/.731 10/.733
Last 28d days 84/1.008 88/.578 47/.411 40/.425 37/.749 44/.614 42/.476 28/.886
HR/SB/CS 15/4/5 6/5/0 1/5/2 3/7/1 3/2/0 3/3/0 5/1/2 0/0/0 92/93/32
Usage ····X··· ··X·X··· X·XX···· ···o·Xo· o·Xo··X· ···o·Xo· ·X·X···· ·X·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.