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Game Preview: BOS @ OAK, 3:35pm, Wednesday, April 20, 2011 @Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum

NOTE: Some stats are only updated through Monday, April 18, 2011. Site will be updated with yesterday's stats by 11:30am ET.

RedSox, 5-11, 5-11 5th, 4½ GB, 4½ GB in WC

SP: Clay Buchholz (26, RHP, 0-2, 6.60)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. OAK Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (0-2) 15.0 16 12 11 10 8 5 6.60
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 2-3 37.0 34 20 18 21 25 6 4.38 49
2011-04-15 TOR ND 5.0 3 3 3 5 3 0 94 47
2011-04-09 NYY L 3.2 8 5 4 3 2 1 92 26
2011-04-03 @TEX L 6.1 5 4 4 2 3 4 86 48
2010-09-27 @CHW W 8.0 5 1 1 1 5 0 108 72
2010-09-21 BAL ND 6.0 4 1 0 3 5 0 113 64
2010-09-15 @SEA W 7.0 4 1 1 3 6 1 109 68
2010-09-10 @OAK L 1.0 5 5 5 4 1 0 39 20
Last 5 v.OAK 0-2 10.2 20 12 12 9 8 2 10.13 32
2010-09-10 @OAK L 1.0 5 5 5 4 1 0 39 20
2010-07-21 @OAK L 4.0 6 5 5 3 2 2 87 29
2009-07-28 OAK ND 5.2 9 2 2 2 5 0 107 46
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    5-4    Road:    0-7    ExtrInn: 0-0 
 vsRHP:   2-6    vsLHP:   3-5    1-Run:   0-3 
 vsEast:  5-4    vsCntrl: 0-3    vsWest:  0-4  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 16 Tue, Apr 19  @OAK  L   0-5        5-11  5th  4.5 gb
 15 Mon, Apr 18   TOR  W   9-1        5-10  5th  4.5 gb
 14 Sun, Apr 17   TOR  W   8-1        4-10  5th  5.0 gb
 13 Sat, Apr 16   TOR  W   4-1        3-10  5th  5.0 gb
 12 Fri, Apr 15   TOR  L   6-7        2-10  5th  5.0 gb
 11 Tue, Apr 12   TBR  L   2-3        2-9   5th  5.0 gb
 10 Mon, Apr 11   TBR  L   5-16       2-8   4th  4.5 gb
  9 Sun, Apr 10   NYY  W   4-0        2-7   4th  4.0 gb
  8 Sat, Apr  9   NYY  L   4-9        1-7   4th  5.0 gb
  7 Fri, Apr  8   NYY  W   9-6        1-6   4th  4.5 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20: 5-11   Last 30: 5-11
Athletics, 9-8, 9-8 3rd, 2 GB, 1 GB in WC

SP: Gio Gonzalez (25, LHP, 2-0, 0.47)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (2-0) 19.0 12 1 1 12 14 1 0.47
2010 (15-9) 200.2 171 75 72 92 171 15 3.23
2009 (6-7) 98.2 113 68 63 56 109 14 5.75
Last 7 GS 3-1 40.0 34 10 10 27 32 3 2.25 56
2011-04-14 DET ND 6.0 2 0 0 6 6 0 103 68
2011-04-09 @MIN W 6.0 4 0 0 2 4 0 106 66
2011-04-03 SEA W 7.0 6 1 1 4 4 1 116 61
2010-09-30 @SEA W 7.0 4 0 0 5 8 0 118 72
2010-09-25 TEX ND 6.0 7 2 2 3 2 1 106 49
2010-09-20 CHW ND 6.0 4 0 0 4 7 0 109 67
2010-09-14 @KCR L 2.0 7 7 7 3 1 1 55 12
Last 5 v.BOS 1-0 16.1 19 10 10 10 16 2 5.51 45
2010-07-21 BOS W 6.0 7 4 4 2 3 1 107 43
2010-06-01 @BOS ND 5.0 7 3 3 4 5 1 108 42
2009-07-30 @BOS ND 5.1 5 3 3 4 8 0 107 50
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    4-4    Road:    5-4    ExtrInn: 2-3 
 vsRHP:   6-5    vsLHP:   3-3    1-Run:   3-3 
 vsEast:  2-2    vsCntrl: 6-4    vsWest:  1-2  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 17 Tue, Apr 19   BOS  W   5-0        9-8   3rd  2.0 gb
 16 Sun, Apr 17   DET  W   5-1        8-8   3rd  2.5 gb
 15 Sat, Apr 16   DET  W   6-2        7-8   3rd  3.5 gb
 14 Fri, Apr 15   DET  L   4-8 (10)   6-8   3rd  4.5 gb
 13 Thu, Apr 14   DET  L   0-3        6-7   3rd  3.5 gb
 12 Wed, Apr 13  @CHW  W   7-4 (10)   6-6   3rd  3.0 gb
 11 Tue, Apr 12  @CHW  L   5-6 (10)   5-6   3rd  4.0 gb
 10 Mon, Apr 11  @CHW  W   2-1 (10)   5-5   2nd  4.0 gb
  9 Sun, Apr 10  @MIN  W   5-3        4-5   3rd  4.0 gb
  8 Sat, Apr  9  @MIN  W   1-0        3-5   3rd  4.0 gb
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20: 9-8    Last 30: 9-8 
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sun, Sep 12, 2010 BOS  5 @OAK  3        W:Josh Beckett (5-4), L: Dallas Braden (9-12), S: Jonathan Papelbon (36)
Sat, Sep 11, 2010 OAK  4  BOS  3        W:Brett Anderson (5-6), L: John Lackey (12-10), S: Andrew Bailey (23)
Fri, Sep 10, 2010 OAK  5  BOS  0        W:Trevor Cahill (16-6), L: Clay Buchholz (15-7), S: none
Wed, Jul 21, 2010 OAK  6  BOS  4        W:Gio Gonzalez (9-6), L: Clay Buchholz (10-5), S: Michael Wuertz (2)
Tue, Jul 20, 2010 OAK  5  BOS  4 (10)   W:Andrew Bailey (1-3), L: Ramon Ramirez (0-3), S: none
Mon, Jul 19, 2010 BOS  2 @OAK  1        W:Daisuke Matsuzaka (7-3), L: Ben Sheets (4-9), S: Jonathan Papelbon (21)
Thu, Jun 03, 2010 OAK  9 @BOS  8        W:Vin Mazzaro (1-0), L: Tim Wakefield (1-4), S: Andrew Bailey (12)
Wed, Jun 02, 2010 BOS  6  OAK  4        W:Daisuke Matsuzaka (4-2), L: Ben Sheets (2-4), S: Jonathan Papelbon (13)
Tue, Jun 01, 2010 BOS  9  OAK  4        W:John Lackey (6-3), L: Tyson Ross (1-4), S: none
Thu, Jul 30, 2009 BOS  8  OAK  5        W:Manny Delcarmen (3-2), L: Craig Breslow (4-5), S: Jonathan Papelbon (26)
Season Series: 2011 -  0-0; 2010 - OAK won 5-4; 2009 - Tied 5-5; All-Time - BOS leads 1049-859

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

For the 2010 season

NOTE: Team stats shown are for the 2011 season. Player Stats for the 2010 season. We will switch to 2011 stats on May 1st.

RedSox Batters (4.19 RS/G) vs. Athletics Pitchers (3.24 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 47.Gonzalez*
G/S/vB
50.Balfour
G/S/vB
13.Blevins*
G/S/vB
56.Breslow*
G/S/vB
26.Cramer*
G/S/vB
57.Fuentes*
G/S/vB
Purcey*
G/S/vB
66.Ross
G/S/vB
31.Ziegler
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
23.Cameron G/S/vP 3/.000 3/.000 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· 10/.543 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 180/132 .259/.328/.401/.729 1.128/.588 .706 17/.450 0/1 4/2
13.Crawford* G/S/vP 4/.000 1/no AB 3/.000 1/.000 ··· 5/.600 1/.000 1/2.000 3/.666 663/438 .307/.356/.495/.851 .696/.930 .846 63/.341 47/10 19/2
7.Drew* G/S/vP 8/.833 9/.333 5/1.800 4/.250 ··· 7/.629 3/.000 ··· 8/1.250 546/374 .255/.341/.452/.793 .611/.875 .820 45/.737 3/1 22/1
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 3/.333 7/.786 2/.000 4/1.500 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 3/.333 84/67 .192/.241/.244/.485 .471/.488 .556 56/.746 7/1 0/0
28.Gonzalez* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 4/.250 ··· 10/.400 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 693/460 .298/.393/.511/.904 .937/.887 .980 66/.785 0/0 31/8
12.Lowrie# G/S/vP 3/1.167 5/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/1.000 4/2.417 ··· 1/no AB 197/116 .287/.381/.526/.907 1.025/.823 .962 33/1.320 1/1 9/5
54.McDonald G/S/vP 5/.650 ··· 1/.000 4/.833 ··· 1/.000 2/1.000 1/no AB 2/.000 363/189 .270/.336/.429/.766 .821/.715 .741 12/.705 9/1 9/2
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 9/.619 10/.775 5/1.200 5/1.000 ··· 6/.900 7/.619 ··· 4/.500 606/406 .270/.370/.529/.899 .599/1.059 .867 61/.863 0/1 32/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 6/.000 8/.708 4/2.417 2/.000 ··· 2/.000 4/.750 1/.000 3/1.667 351/261 .288/.367/.493/.860 .700/.910 .898 66/.900 9/1 12/3
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP 3/1.167 ··· 1/.000 4/.750 ··· ··· 3/.666 ··· 1/2.000 30/11 .167/.333/.292/.625 .654/.573 .721 36/.462 0/0 0/1
10.Scutaro G/S/vP 6/.000 7/1.429 3/2.334 4/.833 ··· 1/3.000 ··· ··· 5/1.000 695/495 .275/.333/.388/.721 .743/.711 .707 37/.547 5/4 11/20
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 2/1.000 14/.071 1/.000 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/no AB 123/94 .232/.293/.473/.766 .868/.733 .624 19/.229 0/0 7/0
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 9/1.056 10/1.214 2/.500 1/.000 ··· 3/2.000 4/.500 ··· 4/.000 435/322 .307/.411/.564/.975 1.311/.863 .967 64/.869 4/1 19/3
IP 200.2 55.1 48.2 74.2 23.2 48.0 34.0 39.1 60.2 TOTAL .239/.339/.384/.723 .768/.692 .543 .723 6/2 14/7
ERA-K/9 3.23/7.7 2.28/9.1 3.70/8.5 3.01/8.6 3.04/4.9 2.81/8.8 3.71/8.5 5.49/7.3 3.26/6.1 2.59/7.4

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Saltalamacchia (6-1-0)
 Varitek (34-9-2)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 851/.229 222/.216 220/.274 304/.194 93/.233 196/.181 143/.210 169/.271 257/.241 .226  McDonald
 Crawford
 Cameron
 Drew
 Ellsbury
30/69/34/9
148/0/0/7
0/46/0/3
0/0/133/1
6/13/0/0
OPS .644 .619 .758 .620 .736 .607 .629 .754 .694 .617
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 196/.615 100/.771 97/.598 104/.586 16/.875 55/.371 55/.495 74/.674 78/1.034 .678
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 655/.653 122/.496 123/.892 200/.637 77/.705 141/.696 88/.699 95/.819 179/.560 .583
Home 417/.590 100/.667 108/.744 139/.609 25/.960 115/.620 87/.739 86/.576 127/.523
Last 28d days 79/.565 28/.681 27/.431 22/1.121 12/.530 39/.620 14/.800 23/.641 25/.519
HR/SB/CS 15/12/3 3/2/2 7/1/1 9/4/1 5/0/1 5/3/1 3/0/1 4/2/0 4/2/1 10/10/8
Usage ·····X·· ···Xo·o· ·····X·X ···Xo·XX ·····o·X ···XX·X· ········ ··X··X·· ···oX·Xo

NOTE: Team stats shown are for the 2011 season. Player Stats for the 2010 season. We will switch to 2011 stats on May 1st.

Athletics Batters (3.71 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (5.44 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 11.Buchholz
G/S/vB
91.Aceves
G/S/vB
51.Bard
G/S/vB
52.Jenks
G/S/vB
37.Okajima*
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
10.Barton* G/S/vP 5/1.467 ··· 3/.667 1/.000 3/.666 6/.533 11/.384 1/.000 686/498 .273/.393/.405/.798 .895/.761 .801 68/.804 7/3 10/10
4.Crisp# G/S/vP 4/.833 ··· 2/.500 5/1.250 ··· 1/.000 7/.429 3/.333 328/241 .279/.342/.438/.779 .949/.716 .890 59/.582 32/3 8/2
12.DeJesus* G/S/vP 6/1.000 ··· 3/.000 11/.909 3/2.000 4/.583 15/.690 4/.750 394/287 .318/.384/.443/.827 .725/.864 .857 60/.610 3/3 5/0
14.Ellis G/S/vP 6/.666 2/1.000 3/.333 8/.875 3/1.000 10/.700 35/.912 6/.567 492/372 .291/.358/.381/.739 .839/.706 .641 57/.615 7/6 5/3
28.Jackson G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB 1/2.000 3/.000 2/.000 241/195 .236/.336/.327/.663 .743/.645 .679 30/.737 6/1 2/1
5.Kouzmanoff G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 2/2.500 8/.268 2/.500 586/435 .247/.283/.396/.679 .724/.663 .672 48/.506 2/1 16/12
21.LaRoche G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 271/174 .206/.268/.287/.555 .683/.485 .565 32/.657 1/1 4/11
55.Matsui* G/S/vP 17/1.029 1/no AB 6/.500 6/.167 10/.522 7/.000 57/.658 5/.400 558/409 .274/.361/.459/.820 .692/.868 .812 59/.658 0/1 21/0
2.Pennington# G/S/vP 4/.833 1/.000 3/.666 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 4/.000 1/3.000 576/443 .250/.319/.368/.687 .655/.697 .679 47/.417 29/5 6/25
11.Powell# G/S/vP ··· 2/1.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 3/.666 ··· 129/91 .214/.305/.304/.608 .624/.602 .565 9/1.306 1/0 2/6
8.Suzuki G/S/vP 7/1.285 2/1.000 5/.200 2/.000 6/.900 6/.666 19/1.287 4/.500 544/403 .242/.303/.366/.669 .575/.701 .731 55/.669 3/2 13/8
15.Sweeney* G/S/vP 3/1.000 1/.000 2/1.000 2/2.000 4/.500 5/.000 14/.368 1/.000 331/257 .294/.342/.383/.725 .623/.754 .798 12/1.167 1/1 1/0
16.Willingham G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 3/.333 1/.000 451/336 .268/.389/.459/.848 .904/.830 .963 64/.708 8/0 16/1
IP 173.2 12.0 74.2 52.2 46.0 67.0 140.0 48.1 TOTAL .236/.300/.357/.657 .551/.717 .625 .657 11/4 7/19
ERA-K/9 2.33/6.2 3.00/1.5 1.93/9.2 4.44/10.4 4.50/6.5 3.90/10.2 5.34/5.4 3.35/8.6 5.58/7.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Powell (17-9-0)
 Suzuki (66-19-7)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 711/.226 53/.208 295/.176 231/.260 213/.314 287/.226 610/.272 195/.207 .251  Willingham
 DeJesus
 Sweeney
 Jackson
 Crisp
 Matsui
108/0/0/7
2/19/70/5
0/1/80/4
52/0/0/3
0/73/0/2
18/0/0/1
OPS .615 .575 .540 .668 .841 .674 .773 .681 .801
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 389/.651 20/.585 158/.462 120/.648 99/.732 158/.717 276/.782 44/.663 .780
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 322/.571 33/.565 137/.627 111/.689 114/.936 129/.619 334/.766 151/.687 .822
Road 376/.615 27/.377 174/.651 122/.690 103/.999 149/.758 234/.738 90/.707
Last 28d days 68/1.003 27/.662 27/.769 21/.556 / 20/.594 41/.858 26/1.038
HR/SB/CS 9/8/6 1/3/0 6/8/1 3/11/0 6/1/1 7/11/0 19/24/5 7/2/1 22/18/8
Usage ····X··· ·o··o··· ··Xo···X ··o·X··o ···XX··· ·o······ ··o·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.