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Game Preview: BOS @ CLE, 7:05 pm, Monday, May 23, 2011 @Progressive Field

RedSox, 25-21, 25-21 3rd, ½ GB

SP: Clay Buchholz (26, RHP, 4-3, 3.42)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. CLE Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (4-3) 52.2 53 21 20 21 37 7 3.42
2010 (17-7) 173.2 142 55 45 67 120 9 2.33
2009 (7-4) 92.0 91 44 43 36 68 13 4.21
Last 7 GS 4-1 42.2 40 12 12 16 32 2 2.53 56
2011-05-18 DET ND 7.0 4 0 0 1 7 0 127 75
2011-05-13 @NYY W 7.0 5 2 2 1 7 1 110 65
2011-05-07 MIN W 5.0 2 0 0 1 6 0 61 68
2011-05-02 LAA W 6.2 8 2 2 2 2 0 107 50
2011-04-26 @BAL L 6.2 12 4 4 2 5 0 104 37
2011-04-20 @OAK W 5.1 6 1 1 4 2 1 102 50
2011-04-15 TOR ND 5.0 3 3 3 5 3 0 94 47
Last 5 v.CLE 0-1 10.0 8 9 9 6 7 1 8.10 43
2010-06-09 @CLE L 7.0 3 3 3 4 1 0 107 56
2009-10-04 CLE ND 3.0 5 6 6 2 6 1 70 29
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   16-10   Road:    9-11   ExtrInn: 2-2 
 vsRHP:  16-14   vsLHP:   9-7    1-Run:   7-6 
 vsEast: 10-8    vsCntrl: 5-4    vsWest:  8-8  IL: 2-1 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 46 Sun, May 22   CHC  W   5-1       25-21  3rd  0.5 gb
 45 Sat, May 21   CHC  L   3-9       24-21  3rd  0.5 gb
 44 Fri, May 20   CHC  W  15-5       24-20  2nd  0.5 gb
 43 Thu, May 19   DET  W   4-3       23-20  3rd  1.5 gb
 42 Wed, May 18   DET  W   1-0       22-20  3rd  2.5 gb
 41 Mon, May 16   BAL  W   8-7       21-20  2nd  3.0 gb
 40 Sun, May 15  @NYY  W   7-5       20-20  3rd  3.0 gb
 39 Sat, May 14  @NYY  W   6-0       19-20  3rd  4.0 gb
 38 Fri, May 13  @NYY  W   5-4       18-20  3rd  5.0 gb
 37 Wed, May 11  @TOR  L   3-9       17-20  3rd  4.5 gb
 Last 10: 8-2    Last 20:14-6    Last 30:20-10
Indians, 29-15, 29-15 1st, 7 up

SP: Justin Masterson (26, RHP, 5-2, 2.52)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (5-2) 60.2 55 18 17 19 48 1 2.52
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 47.1 44 16 15 16 39 1 2.85 57
2011-05-18 @CHW L 8.0 5 1 1 2 8 0 115 74
2011-05-12 TBR L 5.2 8 5 5 4 6 0 108 35
2011-05-06 @LAA ND 7.0 9 1 1 0 5 0 100 60
2011-05-01 DET ND 7.0 7 3 2 2 7 0 120 58
2011-04-26 KCR W 6.2 5 3 3 2 7 1 99 57
2011-04-20 @KCR W 6.0 6 2 2 5 3 0 103 50
2011-04-15 BAL W 7.0 4 1 1 1 3 0 90 67
Last 5 v.BOS 2-0 14.0 6 1 1 6 9 1 0.64 71
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:   18-4    Road:   11-11   ExtrInn: 3-2 
 vsRHP:  20-11   vsLHP:   9-4    1-Run:  10-7 
 vsEast:  7-2    vsCntrl:11-8    vsWest:  8-5  IL: 3-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 44 Sun, May 22   CIN  W  12-4       29-15  1st  7.0 up
 43 Sat, May 21   CIN  W   2-1       28-15  1st  7.0 up
 42 Fri, May 20   CIN  W   5-4       27-15  1st  6.0 up
 41 Thu, May 19  @CHW  L   2-8       26-15  1st  5.0 up
 40 Wed, May 18  @CHW  L   0-1       26-14  1st  5.0 up
 39 Tue, May 17  @KCR  W   7-3       26-13  1st  5.0 up
 38 Mon, May 16  @KCR  W  19-1       25-13  1st  4.5 up
 37 Fri, May 13   SEA  W   5-4       24-13  1st  4.0 up
 36 Thu, May 12   TBR  L   4-7       23-13  1st  3.5 up
 35 Wed, May 11   TBR  L   2-8       23-12  1st  4.5 up
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:13-7    Last 30:19-11
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
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
Tue, Aug 03, 2010 BOS  3  CLE  1        W:Josh Beckett (3-1), L: David Huff (2-10), S: Jonathan Papelbon (25)
Mon, Aug 02, 2010 CLE  6 @BOS  5        W:Fausto Carmona (11-8), L: John Lackey (10-6), S: Chris Perez (13)
Thu, Jun 10, 2010 CLE  8  BOS  7        W:Kerry Wood (1-2), L: Daniel Bard (1-2), S: none
Wed, Jun 09, 2010 CLE 11  BOS  0        W:Justin Masterson (2-5), L: Clay Buchholz (8-4), S: none
Tue, Jun 08, 2010 BOS  3 @CLE  2        W:Tim Wakefield (2-4), L: David Huff (2-7), S: Daniel Bard (2)
Season Series: 2011 - CLE over 3-0; 2010 - Tied 4-4; 2009 - BOS won 7-2; All-Time - CLE leads 1018-954

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 (4.54 RS/G) vs. Indians Pitchers (3.68 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/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
23.Cameron G/S/vP ··· 4/.250 ··· 4/.250 2/2.000 ··· 1/.000 3/.000 56/21 .143/.218/.265/.483 .562/.358 .289 32/.620 0/0 2/0
13.Crawford* G/S/vP 12/.889 7/1.096 4/1.250 3/.333 8/.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 187/126 .209/.243/.277/.520 .354/.602 .488 99/.571 6/3 1/2
7.Drew* G/S/vP 5/.400 7/1.071 2/2.500 4/.833 6/.834 ··· 2/.000 ··· 142/113 .239/.366/.368/.734 .755/.725 .750 79/.688 0/0 3/0
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 3/.000 3/.667 2/.000 1/.000 3/2.000 1/.000 3/.000 1/.000 199/144 .295/.348/.437/.786 .669/.830 .780 118/.830 15/5 4/0
28.Gonzalez* G/S/vP ··· 4/.250 1/5.000 3/.333 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 207/138 .342/.391/.574/.965 .712/1.091 1.039 112/1.124 1/0 9/0
12.Lowrie# G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· ··· 2/2.500 3/1.334 ··· 2/.000 2/1.000 152/99 .319/.362/.478/.840 1.178/.646 .621 97/.666 0/1 3/7
54.McDonald G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· ··· 22/7 .150/.227/.300/.527 .651/.286 .125 6/.533 1/1 1/1
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 6/.834 7/.429 2/.500 4/.250 8/.250 ··· 3/.333 ··· 185/127 .299/.373/.530/.903 .877/.915 .931 104/.967 0/0 9/
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 4/.000 8/.250 1/.000 4/1.000 5/.400 ··· 2/no AB ··· 210/147 .244/.359/.313/.671 1.034/.524 .610 115/.559 9/2 2/2
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP 2/1.500 4/.500 ··· ··· 5/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 100/69 .237/.290/.398/.688 .725/.669 .547 53/.861 0/0 3/1
44.Sutton# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 0/ /// / 0/ 0/0 0/0
33.Varitek# G/S/vP ··· 11/.473 ··· ··· 4/.500 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 75/48 .197/.284/.242/.526 .459/.566 .433 43/.682 0/0 0/0
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 3/.333 8/.393 3/.000 3/.333 5/.200 ··· 1/.000 ··· 183/123 .281/.415/.548/.963 1.173/.863 .725 101/1.016 0/0 8/4
IP 60.2 18.2 6.1 19.0 16.0 17.1 20.1 12.0 TOTAL .265/.342/.416/.758 .796/.740 .691 .796 32/12 46/25
ERA-K/9 2.52/7.1 4.82/7.7 7.11/12.9 2.84/5.7 1.13/6.2 1.56/10.9 1.33/6.2 2.25/7.5 3.41/6.3

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Saltalamacchia (31-10-3)
 Varitek (22-4-2)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 247/.249 84/.257 31/.300 78/.182 63/.200 68/.180 77/.157 50/.250 .239  Drew
 McDonald
 Cameron
 Ellsbury
 Crawford
0/0/34/3
5/2/4/0
1/2/13/0
0/43/0/0
44/0/0/0
OPS .640 .727 .756 .520 .511 .543 .491 .638 .665
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 144/.814 41/.611 13/1.128 44/.651 28/.445 22/.558 28/.183 16/.268 .704
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 103/.396 43/.834 18/.500 34/.362 35/.565 46/.536 49/.663 34/.812 .623
Home 139/.646 38/.649 23/.783 44/.513 39/.488 34/.640 44/.447 26/.819
Last 28d days 139/.693 44/.565 10/.600 47/.551 36/.551 38/.613 39/.425 35/.669
HR/SB/CS 1/3/3 3/2/0 1/0/0 0/1/0 0/0/1 1/1/0 1/4/1 0/0/2 30/23/12
Usage ····X··· X··X··o· ··X····· ·Xo··X·· o····o·· ·oo···o· ··o··X·· ··Xo·o··
Indians Batters (5.18 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.43 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 11.Buchholz
G/S/vB
91.Aceves
G/S/vB
32.Albers
G/S/vB
48.Atchison
G/S/vB
51.Bard
G/S/vB
53.Hill*
G/S/vB
46.Morales*
G/S/vB
58.Papelbon
G/S/vB
49.Wakefield
G/S/vB
35.Wheeler
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
23.Brantley* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 2/.000 181/129 .296/.361/.421/.782 .659/.832 .932 93/.820 6/2 4/1
28.Buck* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/2.500 9/.347 1/.000 51/43 .245/.275/.367/.642 .125/.731 .729 21/.686 1/0 1/0
13.Cabrera# G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 1/no AB ··· ··· 1/.000 11/.293 2/2.500 205/145 .302/.363/.522/.885 .900/.877 .979 107/.999 6/0 9/5
20.Cabrera G/S/vP 9/1.056 4/2.083 3/.000 2/2.500 3/1.000 1/2.000 ··· 10/1.100 31/.615 11/1.182 170/124 .272/.290/.352/.642 .915/.540 .718 87/.621 2/1 2/3
17.Choo* G/S/vP 3/.667 1/no AB ··· 1/no AB 3/1.667 ··· ··· 3/.666 10/1.250 1/.000 193/132 .250/.332/.393/.724 .492/.840 .857 102/.869 7/2 5/1
47.Duncan G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· 2/.500 4/1.750 1/.000 59/32 .214/.237/.357/.594 .719/.488 .713 43/.479 0/0 1/0
8.Everett G/S/vP 5/.400 ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/no AB 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 3/1.666 2/.000 35/25 .276/.364/.276/.639 .650/.634 .875 15/.368 1/0 0/3
9.Hannahan* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 3/1.334 ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/.666 7/.143 3/1.334 148/113 .238/.322/.369/.691 1.135/.552 .778 83/.659 1/0 4/2
26.Kearns G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 5/.200 4/.250 4/2.417 8/.500 ··· 1/.000 3/.000 4/1.250 68/44 .200/.294/.283/.577 .652/.536 .431 37/.621 0/2 0/0
7.LaPorta G/S/vP 2/.500 ··· 3/1.167 1/.000 3/1.000 ··· ··· ··· 5/1.850 3/.333 145/112 .262/.345/.476/.821 .660/.867 .887 73/.866 1/0 5/4
6.Marson G/S/vP 3/.333 ··· 2/.500 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 44/27 .256/.318/.385/.703 1.647/.151 .563 25/.544 1/0 0/0
41.Santana# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 177/127 .208/.345/.375/.720 .660/.742 .776 92/.791 1/1 6/1
IP 52.2 22.1 17.1 8.1 24.1 5.1 16.0 19.2 30.0 11.2 TOTAL .266/.336/.426/.761 .772/.757 .850 .778 27/9 48/22
ERA-K/9 3.42/6.3 2.42/4.4 4.15/9.4 4.32/7.6 3.33/8.9 0.00/13.6 3.38/7.3 2.29/12.3 4.50/4.2 10.03/6.9 4.19/7.3

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Marson (6-4-0)
 Santana (17-8-2)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 230/.261 92/.185 76/.239 37/.303 94/.190 20/.167 68/.211 81/.240 123/.246 53/.353 .246  Choo
 Kearns
 Brantley
 Duncan
 Buck
0/0/44/6
19/0/0/0
15/27/0/0
3/0/0/0
10/1/1/0
OPS .770 .641 .614 .776 .630 .417 .752 .591 .731 1.024 .715
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 114/.707 44/.513 35/.716 14/.670 51/.707 9/.347 29/.917 42/.483 59/.623 22/1.200 .685
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 116/.836 48/.754 41/.531 23/.841 43/.532 11/.473 39/.645 39/.712 64/.829 31/.903 .739
Road 111/.848 11/.974 32/.503 / 48/.845 8/.250 22/.533 33/.667 25/.740 19/1.000
Last 28d days 136/.638 62/.627 63/.639 37/.776 54/.649 20/.417 33/.713 46/.579 82/.665 20/1.228
HR/SB/CS 7/3/2 3/2/0 0/4/0 0/1/0 3/4/1 0/0/0 2/1/0 0/1/0 4/0/1 4/1/1 43/53/14
Usage ····X··· ·X····Xo ·X·X···· ··X···X· X··XX··X ·X······ ·X·····o X··XX··o 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.