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Game Preview: BOS @ PIT, 1:35pm, Sunday, June 26, 2011 @PNC Park

RedSox, 44-32, 44-32 2nd, ½ GB

SP: Andrew Miller (26, LHP, 0-0, 4.76)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. PIT Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (0-0) 5.2 7 3 3 3 6 1 4.76
2010 (1-5) 32.2 51 34 31 26 28 6 8.54
2009 (3-5) 80.0 85 52 43 43 59 7 4.84
Last 7 GS 1-5 28.1 49 31 29 22 29 6 9.21 33
2011-06-20 SDP ND 5.2 7 3 3 3 6 1 89 46
2010-09-29 @ATL L 3.0 4 4 4 4 2 1 76 33
2010-09-24 @MIL L 4.1 8 4 4 2 4 0 85 33
2010-09-19 CHC L 1.1 3 5 5 4 1 0 42 25
2010-09-13 PHI L 5.0 9 7 5 3 5 3 94 27
2010-09-08 @PHI L 4.0 11 7 7 3 5 1 87 14
2010-09-03 ATL W 5.0 7 1 1 3 6 0 103 52
Last 5 v.PIT 1-1 11.1 13 7 7 5 5 2 5.56 42
2009-07-04 PIT W 6.2 8 3 3 1 4 2 89 49
2009-04-20 @PIT L 4.2 5 4 4 4 1 0 100 35
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   22-16   Road:   22-16   ExtrInn: 3-2 
 vsRHP:  28-22   vsLHP:  16-10   1-Run:   9-8 
 vsEast: 18-9    vsCntrl:10-9    vsWest: 11-8  IL: 5-6 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 76 Sat, Jun 25  @PIT  L   4-6       44-32  2nd  0.5 gb
 75 Fri, Jun 24  @PIT  L   1-3       44-31  1st  0.5 up
 74 Wed, Jun 22   SDP  L   1-5  (8)  44-30  1st  0.5 up
 73 Tue, Jun 21   SDP  L   4-5       44-29  1st  1.0 up
 72 Mon, Jun 20   SDP  W  14-5       44-28  1st  1.5 up
 71 Sun, Jun 19   MIL  W  12-3       43-28  1st  1.5 up
 70 Sat, Jun 18   MIL  L   2-4       42-28  1st  1.5 up
 69 Fri, Jun 17   MIL  W  10-4       42-27  1st  2.5 up
 68 Thu, Jun 16  @TBR  W   4-2       41-27  1st  1.5 up
 67 Wed, Jun 15  @TBR  W   3-0       40-27  1st  1.5 up
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:14-6    Last 30:19-11
Pirates, 39-37, 39-37 3rd, 3 GB, 4 GB in WC

SP: James McDonald (26, RHP, 5-4, 4.86)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (5-4) 79.2 87 44 43 42 62 11 4.86
2010 (4-6) 71.2 70 32 32 29 68 4 4.02
2009 (5-5) 63.0 60 34 28 34 54 6 4.00
Last 7 GS 3-1 39.0 44 15 15 20 27 4 3.46 49
2011-06-21 BAL ND 4.2 7 3 3 4 3 2 104 37
2011-06-16 @HOU W 5.2 7 3 3 4 4 0 109 43
2011-06-11 NYM W 6.0 8 2 2 3 2 0 86 47
2011-06-05 PHI L 4.0 3 3 3 5 3 0 79 42
2011-05-31 @NYM ND 6.0 6 1 1 2 5 0 106 59
2011-05-25 ATL ND 6.0 6 2 2 1 6 1 99 57
2011-05-19 @CIN W 6.2 7 1 1 1 4 1 103 59
Has never faced BOS as starter.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   19-19   Road:   20-18   ExtrInn: 3-3 
 vsRHP:  26-30   vsLHP:  13-7    1-Run:  12-7 
 vsEast:  8-12   vsCntrl:16-10   vsWest:  9-10 IL: 6-5 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 76 Sat, Jun 25   BOS  W   6-4       39-37  3rd  3.0 gb
 75 Fri, Jun 24   BOS  W   3-1       38-37  3rd  3.0 gb
 74 Wed, Jun 22   BAL  W   5-4       37-37  4th  3.0 gb
 73 Tue, Jun 21   BAL  W   9-3       36-37  4th  4.0 gb
 72 Mon, Jun 20   BAL  L   3-8       35-37  4th  4.5 gb
 71 Sun, Jun 19  @CLE  L   2-5 (11)  35-36  4th  4.0 gb
 70 Sat, Jun 18  @CLE  L   1-5       35-35  4th  4.0 gb
 69 Fri, Jun 17  @CLE  L   1-5       35-34  4th  3.0 gb
 68 Thu, Jun 16  @HOU  W   5-4       35-33  4th  3.0 gb
 67 Wed, Jun 15  @HOU  W   7-3       34-33  4th  4.0 gb
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:17-13
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sat, Jun 25, 2011 PIT  6  BOS  4        W:Jeff Karstens (5-4), L: Tim Wakefield (4-3), S: Joel Hanrahan (22)
Fri, Jun 24, 2011 PIT  3  BOS  1        W:Paul Maholm (4-8), L: Jon Lester (9-4), S: Joel Hanrahan (21)

Sun, Jun 19, 2005 BOS  8  PIT  0        W:Matt Clement (8-1), L: Kip Wells (5-6), S: none
Sat, Jun 18, 2005 PIT  2 @BOS  0        W:Rick White (3-3), L: Alan Embree (1-4), S: Jose Mesa (18)
Fri, Jun 17, 2005 BOS  6  PIT  5        W:Keith Foulke (4-3), L: Rick White (2-3), S: none
Thu, Jun 05, 2003 PIT  5  BOS  4        W:Brian Boehringer (3-1), L: Ramiro Mendoza (1-2), S: Mike Williams (16)
Wed, Jun 04, 2003 BOS  8 @PIT  3        W:Derek Lowe (5-3), L: Jeff D'Amico (4-6), S: none
Wed, Jun 04, 2003 BOS 11 @PIT  4        W:Byung-Hyun Kim (2-5), L: Kris Benson (5-6), S: none
Season Series: 2011 - PIT over 2-0; 2010 -  0-0; 2009 -  0-0; All-Time - Tied 4-4

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 (5.33 RS/G) vs. Pirates Pitchers (3.92 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 53.McDonald
G/S/vB
52.Hanrahan
G/S/vB
34.McCutchen
G/S/vB
30.Resop
G/S/vB
43.Veras
G/S/vB
48.Wood
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
23.Cameron G/S/vP 3/.000 4/.250 ··· ··· ··· ··· 101/34 .156/.220/.278/.498 .541/.412 .539 37/.249 0/0 3/1
7.Drew* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· 220/182 .233/.332/.328/.660 .606/.671 .690 66/.539 0/1 4/0
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 3/1.000 ··· 340/242 .304/.367/.464/.831 .657/.900 .891 108/.834 24/10 9/0
28.Gonzalez* G/S/vP 6/1.267 3/.000 3/1.666 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 344/227 .358/.410/.610/1.020 .767/1.148 1.016 105/1.273 1/0 16/2
54.McDonald G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/2.000 2/.000 45/15 .119/.178/.190/.368 .381/.343 .269 22/.232 1/1 1/1
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 3/.333 ··· 306/211 .311/.389/.581/.970 .998/.958 .961 93/1.093 1/0 17/
15.Pedroia G/S/vP ··· 3/2.000 1/3.000 ··· 5/.400 ··· 344/241 .277/.394/.404/.797 1.040/.698 .809 105/1.052 14/2 6/4
16.Reddick* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 31/25 .462/.516/.769/1.285 1.333/1.280 1.476 22/1.389 1/0 1/0
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 3/1.000 ··· 170/117 .256/.318/.436/.754 .668/.794 .661 55/.931 0/0 5/1
10.Scutaro G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 5/2.000 ··· 137/99 .282/.346/.379/.725 .836/.682 .593 61/.848 1/0 2/4
44.Sutton# G/S/vP ··· 1/2.000 3/.666 ··· ··· ··· 39/28 .297/.316/.486/.802 .455/.947 .792 18/.974 0/0 0/2
33.Varitek# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 8/.143 ··· 127/84 .245/.336/.373/.709 .705/.711 .744 40/.981 0/0 3/0
20.Youkilis G/S/vP ··· 1/3.000 1/.000 ··· 7/1.571 1/.000 307/210 .274/.394/.496/.890 1.035/.826 .667 99/.898 1/0 11/5
IP 79.2 36.1 38.0 34.1 33.2 6.2 TOTAL .278/.353/.450/.802 .781/.812 .769 .874 52/19 87/38
ERA-K/9 4.86/7.0 1.24/7.7 2.37/4.7 3.67/11.0 2.94/10.1 4.05/2.7 3.53/6.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Saltalamacchia (43-14-6)
 Varitek (28-8-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 358/.282 137/.202 154/.271 146/.223 142/.186 30/.273 .257  Ellsbury
 Drew
 Cameron
 Sutton
 McDonald
 Reddick
0/73/0/5
0/0/57/3
4/2/24/0
1/0/0/0
11/4/5/0
5/1/3/0
OPS .816 .527 .744 .632 .588 .809 .704
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 140/.837 63/.510 63/.891 55/.665 63/.719 16/.875 .778
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 218/.802 74/.542 91/.642 91/.612 79/.482 14/.729 .653
Home 172/.720 80/.507 94/.762 77/.707 74/.487 18/.421
Last 28d days 123/.828 45/.298 73/1.019 41/.626 53/.503 30/.809
HR/SB/CS 11/9/3 1/1/0 4/4/2 3/2/1 3/3/1 1/1/0 65/50/16
Usage ····X··· Xo·o·X·· oo···X·· ·o·oo·o· ·X·oo·oo o···Xoo·
Pirates Batters (3.79 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.24 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 30.Miller*
G/S/vB
91.Aceves
G/S/vB
32.Albers
G/S/vB
48.Atchison
G/S/vB
51.Bard
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
5.Cedeno G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/no AB ··· 6/2.000 5/.000 257/195 .238/.295/.333/.629 .644/.623 .571 87/.600 1/4 2/4
3.Ciriaco G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 6/6 .000/.000/.000/.000 /.000 .000 5/.000 0/0 0/0
23.Diaz G/S/vP 15/.938 ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 1/2.000 4/1.000 ··· 1/.000 132/63 .262/.295/.317/.613 .567/.662 .597 43/.674 4/0 0/2
46.Jones* G/S/vP 3/1.666 ··· 1/5.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 3/1.000 ··· 215/188 .251/.344/.439/.783 .226/.868 .728 66/.800 3/2 8/1
22.McCutchen G/S/vP 3/1.167 ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 3/.666 ··· 328/251 .285/.390/.466/.855 .961/.822 .814 106/.922 15/5 10/4
55.McKenry G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 3/.000 ··· 35/27 .206/.206/.265/.471 .875/.346 .500 35/.471 0/0 0/1
37.Overbay* G/S/vP ··· 4/.000 9/.444 3/.000 5/.600 15/.757 33/1.045 12/.733 281/203 .232/.311/.364/.675 .760/.641 .704 88/.643 1/1 6/7
38.Paul* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 125/109 .270/.298/.365/.663 .192/.734 .400 71/.740 9/2 1/0
31.Tabata G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· 1/no AB ··· 4/.500 ··· 296/225 .262/.349/.352/.701 .857/.654 .773 102/.667 14/6 3/2
18.Walker# G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· 3/.333 ··· 318/220 .254/.324/.392/.716 .538/.801 .601 104/.637 4/2 8/4
2.Wood G/S/vP 2/1.000 5/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 3/1.666 133/92 .220/.267/.309/.576 .481/.619 .632 55/.724 0/0 2/0
IP 5.2 48.2 29.2 13.1 36.2 29.0 69.1 22.2 TOTAL .242/.312/.354/.666 .653/.671 .625 .658 55/25 50/47
ERA-K/9 4.76/9.5 3.70/5.2 3.03/8.2 4.73/6.1 2.45/8.6 4.03/12.1 4.54/4.3 5.96/7.1 4.01/7.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 McKenry (7-2-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 26/.304 212/.231 127/.232 58/.327 139/.176 123/.252 288/.228 98/.287 .239  McCutchen
 Tabata
 Diaz
 Paul
 Jones
0/73/0/7
67/2/0/4
7/0/29/3
16/3/35/2
0/0/49/2
OPS .950 .689 .605 .804 .547 .667 .725 .806 .694
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 3/1.000 97/.654 56/.696 23/.757 73/.641 62/.614 118/.627 39/1.007 .680
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 23/.941 115/.718 71/.536 35/.838 66/.431 61/.721 170/.791 59/.678 .706
Road / 62/.707 55/.498 7/.929 71/.696 58/.699 135/.741 34/.794
Last 28d days 26/.950 94/.772 41/.714 14/.819 39/.298 30/.798 137/.748 41/.526
HR/SB/CS 1/0/0 4/5/0 1/4/0 0/1/0 3/4/1 2/1/0 11/3/2 4/1/1 67/71/22
Usage ·····X·· ····X··· oo·X·X·· ········ X···X··· ····o··· X·····X· ·o·XX·Xo

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.