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Game Preview: BOS @ NYY, 8:05pm, Sunday, May 15, 2011 @Yankee Stadium III

RedSox, 19-20, 19-20 3rd, 4 GB, 2½ GB in WC

SP: Jon Lester (27, LHP, 4-1, 2.96)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. NYY Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (4-1) 51.2 43 17 17 20 51 7 2.96
2010 (19-9) 208.0 167 81 75 83 225 14 3.25
2009 (15-8) 203.1 186 80 77 64 225 20 3.41
Last 7 GS 4-1 46.1 37 12 12 19 51 4 2.33 62
2011-05-10 @TOR ND 5.1 7 5 5 5 5 2 114 34
2011-05-03 LAA W 7.0 6 1 1 1 11 1 93 71
2011-04-28 @BAL W 8.0 4 2 2 3 5 1 108 68
2011-04-22 @LAA W 6.0 4 0 0 2 8 0 111 70
2011-04-17 TOR W 6.0 6 1 1 3 5 0 110 58
2011-04-12 TBR L 7.0 7 3 3 2 8 0 109 57
2011-04-07 @CLE ND 7.0 3 0 0 3 9 0 109 77
Last 5 v.NYY 3-1 27.2 23 11 11 14 28 3 3.58 55
2010-09-25 @NYY W 7.0 2 0 0 3 8 0 102 78
2010-08-09 @NYY W 6.1 4 0 0 3 6 0 99 68
2010-05-09 NYY W 7.0 4 2 2 2 7 2 102 66
2010-04-06 NYY ND 5.0 5 4 4 3 4 0 94 42
2009-09-25 @NYY L 2.1 8 5 5 3 3 1 78 21
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   11-9    Road:    8-11   ExtrInn: 2-2 
 vsRHP:  13-13   vsLHP:   6-7    1-Run:   4-6 
 vsEast:  8-8    vsCntrl: 3-4    vsWest:  8-8  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/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
 36 Tue, May 10  @TOR  L   6-7 (10)  17-19  3rd  4.5 gb
 35 Mon, May  9   MIN  W   2-1 (11)  17-18  3rd  3.5 gb
 34 Sun, May  8   MIN  W   9-5       16-18  3rd  4.0 gb
 33 Sat, May  7   MIN  W   4-0       15-18  3rd  4.0 gb
 32 Fri, May  6   MIN  L   2-9       14-18  5th  5.0 gb
 31 Thu, May  5   LAA  L   0-11      14-17  4th  4.0 gb
 30 Wed, May  4   LAA  L   3-5 (13)  14-16  4th  4.0 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:17-13
Yankees, 20-17, 20-17 2nd, 2 GB, ½ GB in WC

SP: Freddy Garcia (36, RHP, 2-2, 2.61)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (2-2) 31.0 28 9 9 13 26 4 2.61
2010 (12-6) 157.0 171 85 81 45 89 23 4.64
2009 (3-4) 56.0 56 27 27 12 37 4 4.34
Last 7 GS 3-2 43.0 35 11 11 14 31 5 2.30 59
2011-05-10 KCR W 6.0 6 1 1 2 3 1 85 57
2011-05-04 @DET L 7.0 10 4 4 2 8 1 112 47
2011-04-29 TOR L 5.0 7 3 3 5 6 2 101 42
2011-04-24 @BAL ND 6.0 2 0 0 2 7 0 90 73
2011-04-16 TEX W 6.0 2 0 0 1 1 0 84 68
2010-09-29 BOS W 7.0 4 2 2 0 1 1 84 62
2010-09-24 @LAA ND 6.0 4 1 1 2 5 0 92 63
Last 5 v.BOS 2-0 31.1 31 16 16 5 22 4 4.60 51
2010-09-29 BOS W 7.0 4 2 2 0 1 1 84 62
2009-09-04 BOS W 6.0 7 1 1 1 5 0 84 58
2009-08-25 @BOS ND 6.1 5 3 3 1 5 0 93 55
2006-07-08 BOS ND 5.0 8 5 5 0 4 1 95 35
2004-08-22 BOS ND 7.0 7 5 5 3 7 2 118 47
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   13-10   Road:    7-7    ExtrInn: 2-3 
 vsRHP:  15-13   vsLHP:   5-4    1-Run:   5-5 
 vsEast:  8-6    vsCntrl: 8-9    vsWest:  4-2  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 37 Sat, May 14   BOS  L   0-6       20-17  2nd  2.0 gb
 36 Fri, May 13   BOS  L   4-5       20-16  2nd  2.0 gb
 35 Thu, May 12   KCR  L   5-11      20-15  2nd  1.0 gb
 34 Wed, May 11   KCR  L   3-4 (11)  20-14  1st    Tied
 33 Tue, May 10   KCR  W   3-1       20-13  1st  1.0 up
 32 Sun, May  8  @TEX  W  12-5       19-13  1st    Tied
 31 Sat, May  7  @TEX  L   5-7       18-13  1st    Tied
 30 Fri, May  6  @TEX  W   4-1       18-12  1st  1.0 up
 29 Thu, May  5  @DET  L   3-6       17-12  1st  1.0 up
 28 Wed, May  4  @DET  L   0-4       17-11  1st  2.0 up
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 9-11   Last 30:16-14
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sat, May 14, 2011 BOS  6 @NYY  0        W:Josh Beckett (3-1), L: CC Sabathia (3-3), S: none
Fri, May 13, 2011 BOS  5 @NYY  4        W:Clay Buchholz (4-3), L: Bartolo Colon (2-2), S: Jonathan Papelbon (6)
Sun, Apr 10, 2011 BOS  4  NYY  0        W:Josh Beckett (1-1), L: CC Sabathia (0-1), S: none
Sat, Apr 09, 2011 NYY  9 @BOS  4        W:David Robertson (1-0), L: Clay Buchholz (0-2), S: none
Fri, Apr 08, 2011 BOS  9  NYY  6        W:John Lackey (1-1), L: Bartolo Colon (0-1), S: Jonathan Papelbon (1)

Sun, Oct 03, 2010 BOS  8  NYY  4        W:John Lackey (14-11), L: Dustin Moseley (4-4), S: none
Sat, Oct 02, 2010 BOS  7  NYY  6 (10)   W:Robert Manuel (1-0), L: Ivan Nova (1-2), S: none
Sat, Oct 02, 2010 NYY  6 @BOS  5 (10)   W:Phil Hughes (18-8), L: Jonathan Papelbon (5-7), S: Mariano Rivera (33)
Sun, Sep 26, 2010 NYY  4  BOS  3 (10)   W:Boone Logan (2-0), L: Hideki Okajima (4-4), S: none
Sat, Sep 25, 2010 BOS  7 @NYY  3        W:Jon Lester (19-8), L: Ivan Nova (1-1), S: none
Season Series: 2011 - BOS over 4-1; 2010 - Tied 9-9; 2009 - Tied 9-9; All-Time - NYY leads 1127-946

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 (4.26 RS/G) vs. Yankees Pitchers (4.30 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 36.Garcia
G/S/vB
38.Ayala
G/S/vB
62.Chamberlain
G/S/vB
48.Logan*
G/S/vB
42.Rivera
G/S/vB
30.Robertson
G/S/vB
29.Soriano
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
23.Cameron G/S/vP 1/no AB 12/.583 2/1.000 ··· 10/.633 1/.000 5/.200 44/18 .175/.233/.325/.558 .704/.353 .289 27/.622 0/0 2/0
13.Crawford* G/S/vP 20/1.067 3/.666 16/.751 9/.444 21/.900 5/.400 4/.500 158/110 .213/.248/.293/.542 .427/.593 .514 100/.672 5/3 1/0
7.Drew* G/S/vP 13/.641 6/.500 26/.542 4/1.250 10/.944 4/.000 4/.000 124/98 .238/.355/.352/.707 .766/.688 .747 84/.743 0/0 2/0
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 6/.500 2/1.000 23/.269 4/1.000 11/.282 8/.661 1/.000 165/124 .301/.352/.458/.809 .695/.846 .774 113/.857 12/4 4/0
28.Gonzalez* G/S/vP 3/.000 3/.333 5/.733 2/1.000 1/.000 1/.000 7/.143 174/117 .325/.374/.588/.961 .647/1.109 1.062 113/1.038 1/0 9/0
12.Lowrie# G/S/vP 3/.666 2/1.000 6/1.333 1/.000 2/.000 3/.666 2/.000 122/80 .325/.361/.491/.852 1.167/.672 .677 94/.762 0/1 3/5
54.McDonald G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 2/.000 2/.000 22/7 .150/.227/.300/.527 .651/.286 .125 10/.311 1/1 1/1
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 32/.714 3/.000 22/.814 9/.889 26/.885 4/.500 5/2.467 154/108 .284/.370/.470/.840 .900/.815 .853 98/.833 0/0 6/
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 5/.400 3/2.500 23/1.459 3/1.167 12/.167 11/1.255 5/.750 176/124 .253/.371/.329/.700 .975/.591 .634 115/.588 6/2 2/1
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP 3/.667 2/2.000 6/.666 5/1.000 ··· 3/.000 ··· 84/65 .203/.250/.266/.516 .316/.577 .422 48/.554 0/0 0/1
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 34/.749 1/.000 10/.650 2/2.000 38/.742 3/.000 5/.600 63/37 .164/.258/.218/.476 .397/.536 .433 48/.554 0/0 0/0
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 12/.432 4/.250 22/1.078 ··· 14/.702 9/.944 6/.167 151/101 .240/.384/.463/.847 1.000/.771 .671 92/.878 0/0 6/3
IP 31.0 8.0 18.0 9.2 17.2 14.1 15.0 TOTAL .257/.334/.401/.735 .767/.722 .681 .761 25/11 37/19
ERA-K/9 2.61/7.5 2.25/5.6 4.00/8.0 4.66/4.6 1.53/7.6 1.88/12.6 5.40/6.0 3.78/7.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Saltalamacchia (31-9-3)
 Varitek (17-3-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 131/.239 33/.357 70/.231 45/.275 63/.197 67/.246 69/.268 .252  Drew
 Cameron
 Ellsbury
 Crawford
 McDonald
0/0/30/2
1/2/10/0
0/36/0/0
37/0/0/0
4/2/4/0
OPS .683 .942 .641 .741 .485 .639 .736 .704
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 50/.746 22/.818 32/.429 29/.989 26/.423 27/.459 29/1.062 .750
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 81/.644 11/1.225 38/.803 16/.321 37/.529 40/.769 40/.514 .670
Home 72/.694 24/.941 42/.571 24/.661 44/.318 34/.681 56/.796
Last 28d days 105/.758 13/.817 34/.660 26/.640 35/.619 46/.729 38/.750
HR/SB/CS 4/4/1 1/2/0 2/2/0 1/0/0 0/0/0 0/4/0 1/3/0 32/29/8
Usage ····X··· X··X···· ·X··o·Xo ·o·o···o ···oX··· o··XX··X ·X····o·
Yankees Batters (5.00 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.46 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 31.Lester*
G/S/vB
91.Aceves
G/S/vB
32.Albers
G/S/vB
51.Bard
G/S/vB
53.Hill*
G/S/vB
37.Okajima*
G/S/vB
58.Papelbon
G/S/vB
49.Wakefield
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
24.Cano* G/S/vP 34/.555 1/5.000 9/1.319 5/.200 4/2.417 16/1.242 18/.686 47/1.015 150/108 .279/.313/.536/.849 .862/.844 .901 91/.783 3/0 9/2
17.Cervelli G/S/vP 5/.650 ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· ··· 2/no AB 3/.000 15/15 .231/.286/.538/.824 /.824 .733 15/.824 0/0 1/1
11.Gardner* G/S/vP 3/.666 2/.500 6/.500 4/.000 2/1.000 6/.900 12/1.139 12/.258 127/109 .259/.350/.407/.757 .665/.773 .786 78/.973 5/5 3/1
14.Granderson* G/S/vP 7/.286 2/.000 4/.500 6/2.500 1/.000 7/.453 15/1.000 21/1.040 152/114 .281/.351/.622/.973 1.089/.934 .808 102/1.028 4/1 12/1
2.Jeter G/S/vP 38/.701 2/.000 14/.142 6/.167 4/1.000 11/1.101 27/.777 115/.729 161/121 .267/.317/.329/.646 .857/.578 .546 100/.690 2/2 2/1
18.Jones G/S/vP 13/.795 1/.000 3/.667 2/.000 14/.599 2/.000 3/.000 14/.381 37/9 .229/.270/.343/.613 .620/.583 .848 25/.414 0/0 1/1
55.Martin G/S/vP ··· 2/3.500 6/.334 1/.000 3/.000 ··· 2/.000 3/.000 122/95 .245/.344/.491/.835 .564/.911 .681 74/.761 2/0 7/3
26.Nunez G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 22/21 .300/.364/.400/.764 .000/.802 .817 21/.802 4/1 0/5
20.Posada# G/S/vP 23/.451 ··· 6/.500 7/.143 2/.000 12/.962 12/.417 84/.794 125/95 .165/.272/.349/.621 .200/.742 .737 75/.509 0/1 6/
13.Rodriguez G/S/vP 29/.964 1/.000 10/.425 7/.971 2/2.000 9/1.556 18/1.158 99/.903 140/107 .252/.350/.462/.812 .633/.862 .810 90/.554 1/1 6/1
33.Swisher# G/S/vP 31/.770 3/.333 9/.666 8/1.125 4/.500 8/.393 8/.393 17/.627 152/115 .222/.336/.317/.653 .884/.578 .687 93/.673 1/1 2/0
25.Teixeira# G/S/vP 26/.523 4/1.250 15/1.169 13/1.308 3/.333 6/.900 17/.568 44/.766 159/118 .254/.384/.523/.907 1.047/.866 .896 98/.921 0/0 9/2
IP 51.2 13.2 16.1 19.2 4.2 8.1 15.2 23.1 TOTAL .250/.335/.446/.782 .775/.784 .759 .760 22/12 58/25
ERA-K/9 2.96/8.9 2.63/4.6 1.65/8.8 3.20/8.7 0.00/11.5 4.32/6.5 2.87/11.5 5.40/4.2 4.27/7.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Cervelli (10-2-2)
 Martin (18-5-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 211/.229 56/.180 66/.203 76/.206 17/.133 36/.233 64/.237 99/.267 .248  Swisher
 Granderson
 Jones
 Gardner
 Nunez
0/0/35/4
0/37/0/1
8/0/3/0
35/1/0/0
1/0/0/0
OPS .701 .608 .527 .609 .369 .643 .569 .812 .717
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 42/.482 29/.660 33/.721 42/.669 7/.452 13/.916 35/.493 53/.698 .702
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 169/.760 27/.551 33/.343 34/.517 10/.311 23/.483 29/.665 46/.943 .730
Road 132/.728 7/.821 32/.503 42/.903 8/.250 6/1.100 30/.737 25/.740
Last 28d days 108/.712 32/.496 58/.559 49/.529 17/.369 36/.643 44/.558 62/.809
HR/SB/CS 7/6/4 2/1/0 0/4/0 1/4/1 0/0/0 0/2/0 0/1/0 4/0/1 38/48/12
Usage ····X··· ····Xo·· X···X·Xo ·X··X·oo X···o··X ·····X·· ·o···X·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.