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Game Preview: BOS @ SEA, 10:10pm, Saturday, August 13, 2011 @Safeco Field

RedSox, 73-44, 73-44 1st, 2 up

SP: Josh Beckett (31, RHP, 9-4, 2.17)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. SEA Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (9-4) 145.0 97 36 35 39 127 12 2.17
2010 (6-6) 127.2 151 89 82 45 116 20 5.78
2009 (17-6) 212.1 198 99 91 55 199 25 3.86
Last 7 GS 3-1 47.0 37 12 11 8 47 6 2.11 64
2011-08-07 NYY ND 6.0 6 1 1 2 5 1 101 59
2011-08-02 CLE ND 6.0 6 2 2 0 7 2 85 59
2011-07-28 KCR L 7.0 5 4 3 3 8 1 109 58
2011-07-23 SEA W 7.0 7 1 1 1 7 1 118 65
2011-07-17 @TBR ND 8.0 1 0 0 0 6 0 106 86
2011-07-08 BAL W 5.0 7 3 3 2 3 1 68 42
2011-07-03 @HOU W 8.0 5 1 1 0 11 0 102 79
Last 5 v.SEA 4-0 32.2 28 9 8 10 33 4 2.20 61
2011-07-23 SEA W 7.0 7 1 1 1 7 1 118 65
2010-08-25 SEA W 6.1 4 3 3 1 7 2 101 59
2010-07-23 @SEA ND 5.2 5 1 1 3 5 0 98 57
2009-05-16 @SEA W 7.0 4 3 2 3 5 1 120 61
2007-08-05 @SEA W 6.2 8 1 1 2 9 0 107 61
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   37-22   Road:   36-22   ExtrInn: 5-3 
 vsRHP:  46-32   vsLHP:  27-12   1-Run:  16-11
 vsEast: 30-13   vsCntrl:18-15   vsWest: 15-8  IL:10-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
117 Fri, Aug 12  @SEA  W   6-4       73-44  1st  2.0 up
116 Wed, Aug 10  @MIN  L   2-5       72-44  1st  1.5 up
115 Tue, Aug  9  @MIN  W   4-3       72-43  1st  2.5 up
114 Mon, Aug  8  @MIN  W   8-6       71-43  1st  1.5 up
113 Sun, Aug  7   NYY  W   3-2 (10)  70-43  1st  1.0 up
112 Sat, Aug  6   NYY  W  10-4       69-43  1st    Tied
111 Fri, Aug  5   NYY  L   2-3       68-43  2nd  1.0 gb
110 Thu, Aug  4   CLE  L   3-7       68-42  1st    Tied
109 Wed, Aug  3   CLE  W   4-3       68-41  1st  1.0 up
108 Tue, Aug  2   CLE  W   3-2       67-41  1st  1.0 up
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:13-7    Last 30:21-9 
Mariners, 50-67, 50-67 4th, 16 GB, 21 GB in WC

SP: Felix Hernandez (25, RHP, 10-10, 3.31)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (10-10) 179.1 156 72 66 55 174 14 3.31
2010 (13-12) 249.2 194 80 63 70 232 17 2.27
2009 (19-5) 238.2 200 81 66 71 217 15 2.49
Last 7 GS 2-3 50.1 44 18 18 13 50 7 3.22 60
2011-08-07 @LAA L 8.0 4 2 2 0 12 1 98 78
2011-08-02 OAK W 6.1 5 2 2 3 9 1 113 61
2011-07-27 @NYY W 7.0 5 1 1 4 5 0 112 64
2011-07-22 @BOS L 6.1 11 6 6 4 2 1 117 25
2011-07-16 TEX L 7.2 9 4 4 1 6 2 118 50
2011-07-10 @LAA ND 7.0 6 2 2 1 6 1 109 62
2011-07-05 @OAK ND 8.0 4 1 1 0 10 1 122 80
Last 5 v.BOS 1-1 33.2 34 16 14 13 34 3 3.74 54
2011-07-22 @BOS L 6.1 11 6 6 4 2 1 117 25
2011-05-01 @BOS ND 7.0 6 2 2 1 10 0 111 66
2010-08-25 @BOS W 7.1 4 2 1 1 9 1 122 72
2009-07-03 @BOS ND 7.0 7 3 3 2 7 1 105 56
2008-07-23 BOS ND 6.0 6 3 2 5 6 0 108 51
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   29-30   Road:   21-37   ExtrInn: 5-5 
 vsRHP:  40-46   vsLHP:  10-21   1-Run:  18-21
 vsEast: 13-19   vsCntrl:12-17   vsWest: 16-22 IL: 9-9 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
117 Fri, Aug 12   BOS  L   4-6       50-67  4th 16.0 gb
116 Wed, Aug 10  @TEX  W   4-3       50-66  4th 15.0 gb
115 Tue, Aug  9  @TEX  L   6-7       49-66  4th 16.0 gb
114 Mon, Aug  8  @TEX  L   2-9       49-65  4th 15.0 gb
113 Sun, Aug  7  @LAA  L   1-2       49-64  4th 14.0 gb
112 Sat, Aug  6  @LAA  W   5-1       49-63  4th 13.0 gb
111 Fri, Aug  5  @LAA  L   0-1 (10)  48-63  4th 14.0 gb
110 Wed, Aug  3   OAK  W   7-4       48-62  4th 12.5 gb
109 Tue, Aug  2   OAK  W   4-2       47-62  4th 13.5 gb
108 Mon, Aug  1   OAK  W   8-4       46-62  4th 14.5 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20: 7-13   Last 30: 7-23
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Fri, Aug 12, 2011 BOS  6 @SEA  4        W:John Lackey (11-8), L: Blake Beavan (3-3), S: Jonathan Papelbon (27)
Sun, Jul 24, 2011 BOS 12  SEA  8        W:Tim Wakefield (6-3), L: Michael Pineda (8-7), S: none
Sat, Jul 23, 2011 BOS  3  SEA  1        W:Josh Beckett (9-3), L: Blake Beavan (1-2), S: Jonathan Papelbon (23)
Fri, Jul 22, 2011 BOS  7  SEA  4        W:John Lackey (8-8), L: Felix Hernandez (8-9), S: Jonathan Papelbon (22)
Sun, May 01, 2011 BOS  3  SEA  2        W:Jonathan Papelbon (1-0), L: Jamey Wright (0-1), S: none
Sat, Apr 30, 2011 SEA  2 @BOS  0        W:Doug Fister (2-3), L: John Lackey (2-3), S: Brandon League (7)
Fri, Apr 29, 2011 SEA  5 @BOS  4        W:Jason Vargas (1-2), L: Bobby Jenks (1-2), S: Brandon League (6)

Wed, Sep 15, 2010 BOS  5 @SEA  1        W:Clay Buchholz (16-7), L: David Pauley (2-8), S: none
Tue, Sep 14, 2010 BOS  9 @SEA  6        W:Rich Hill (1-0), L: Brandon League (9-7), S: none
Mon, Sep 13, 2010 BOS  5 @SEA  1        W:Jon Lester (17-8), L: Doug Fister (5-12), S: none
Season Series: 2011 - BOS over 5-2; 2010 - BOS won 7-3; 2009 - SEA won 4-2; All-Time - BOS leads 215-156

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 (5.44 RS/G) vs. Mariners Pitchers (3.89 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 34.Hernandez
G/S/vB
57.Cortes
G/S/vB
60.Gray
G/S/vB
32.Laffey*
G/S/vB
43.League
G/S/vB
50.Wright
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
3.Aviles G/S/vP 8/.875 ··· 1/.000 6/.334 4/.750 1/.000 222/154 .232/.269/.394/.663 .917/.554 .744 38/.745 11/2 5/10
13.Crawford* G/S/vP 28/.654 ··· 3/.000 11/1.056 5/.400 10/1.725 376/254 .257/.292/.393/.685 .525/.760 .661 98/.758 14/5 7/2
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 19/.652 ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 3/1.000 5/.650 533/381 .313/.367/.504/.872 .745/.921 .829 123/.840 31/11 19/0
28.Gonzalez* G/S/vP 36/.816 1/.000 ··· 2/no AB ··· 13/.923 528/354 .350/.411/.553/.964 .750/1.068 .942 116/.883 1/0 18/3
12.Lowrie# G/S/vP 9/.222 ··· 1/.000 3/.333 5/1.000 2/2.000 229/152 .264/.314/.404/.718 .992/.573 .546 13/.647 0/1 4/11
54.McDonald G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 99/33 .182/.273/.364/.636 .801/.315 .756 21/1.190 2/2 4/1
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 25/.789 1/.000 1/2.000 6/.833 13/.923 17/.912 456/308 .299/.386/.560/.946 1.010/.916 .897 99/.940 1/1 24/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 28/.829 1/2.000 ··· 4/1.833 5/.400 9/1.270 536/386 .311/.403/.478/.881 1.156/.777 .853 118/.943 23/6 15/4
16.Reddick* G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· 2/.500 2/1.500 2/.000 1/.000 167/141 .322/.371/.544/.915 .965/.906 .965 92/.771 1/2 6/3
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP 20/.513 ··· 1/.000 8/.929 2/1.000 2/.000 274/193 .257/.321/.470/.791 .636/.856 .785 63/.950 0/0 11/3
10.Scutaro G/S/vP 29/.562 ··· ··· 3/1.667 2/.000 14/.214 283/207 .278/.342/.373/.714 .700/.719 .663 87/.731 4/1 5/8
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 16/.321 ··· ··· 1/2.000 7/.453 4/.250 193/130 .229/.311/.406/.716 .794/.678 .766 43/.522 0/0 7/0
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 20/.628 ··· 1/3.000 4/1.250 10/.200 11/.000 463/323 .267/.380/.479/.859 1.000/.800 .647 96/.661 3/0 16/7
IP 179.1 4.0 35.0 41.1 45.1 51.1 TOTAL .281/.353/.458/.811 .811/.811 .766 .810 81/30 144/57
ERA-K/9 3.31/8.7 4.50/0.0 3.60/5.1 3.48/5.2 2.98/6.0 3.51/6.0 3.64/6.8

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Saltalamacchia (60-26-15)
 Varitek (44-11-5)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 733/.235 19/.313 149/.267 188/.296 180/.229 216/.251 .244  Ellsbury
 Reddick
 McDonald
 Crawford
 Aviles
 Gonzalez
0/112/0/6
19/3/25/5
19/5/18/1
88/0/0/1
0/0/3/0
0/0/2/0
OPS .638 .734 .714 .828 .584 .731 .674
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 398/.615 7/.286 72/.654 78/.755 90/.593 108/.728 .663
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 335/.665 12/1.028 77/.771 110/.880 90/.576 108/.733 .683
Home 336/.651 17/.567 69/.622 89/.830 93/.465 99/.680
Last 28d days 114/.669 15/.800 53/.763 43/1.286 28/.502 62/.723
HR/SB/CS 14/22/7 0/2/1 2/3/3 6/1/0 2/2/1 6/6/1 93/74/33
Usage ·····X·· o······o o··X···· ···o···o ··o···o· ··o·X··X
Mariners Batters (3.33 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.20 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 19.Beckett
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
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
3.Bard# G/S/vP 5/.000 ··· 8/.250 1/.000 2/.000 2/.500 ··· 52/39 .224/.269/.367/.637 .481/.687 .639 29/.618 0/0 1/2
20.Carp* G/S/vP 3/1.666 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 2/3.500 1/.000 ··· 132/103 .322/.379/.504/.883 1.117/.816 .712 90/1.005 0/2 4/3
21.Gutierrez G/S/vP 11/.637 3/1.667 2/1.000 6/.000 ··· 2/.000 8/.000 252/192 .216/.257/.263/.520 .632/.485 .403 85/.650 10/2 1/0
4.Kennedy* G/S/vP 15/.467 3/.666 3/.333 1/no AB 2/.000 8/.536 4/1.167 346/279 .241/.286/.369/.654 .472/.698 .667 69/.498 7/2 7/5
30.Olivo G/S/vP 4/.000 2/.000 4/.000 5/.200 1/3.000 4/.500 1/.000 374/268 .217/.249/.369/.618 .551/.644 .535 74/.518 5/4 14/10
1.Rodriguez# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB 1/no AB 5/.400 ··· 96/69 .177/.287/.304/.591 .342/.674 .391 9/.873 1/2 1/3
17.Smoak# G/S/vP 6/.167 1/.000 2/.000 3/.333 1/no AB 1/.000 ··· 410/285 .220/.317/.387/.704 .770/.672 .729 56/.508 0/0 12/7
51.Suzuki* G/S/vP 28/.472 3/.666 3/.666 3/.000 ··· 9/.730 5/1.800 519/365 .267/.309/.315/.624 .639/.617 .600 105/.615 30/5 1/3
33.Wells G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 158/64 .268/.338/.444/.781 .825/.719 .737 34/.782 2/1 5/1
2.Wilson G/S/vP 8/.500 ··· 8/1.000 1/.000 3/1.667 2/1.500 13/.693 170/92 .236/.269/.280/.550 .555/.545 .509 36/.727 5/2 0/3
IP 145.0 76.2 47.2 56.0 32.0 49.2 38.0 TOTAL .230/.292/.337/.629 .615/.635 .615 .689 93/33 69/73
ERA-K/9 2.17/7.9 3.29/5.3 2.45/9.2 2.25/9.0 4.22/7.9 3.08/11.8 4.26/7.6 3.91/7.3

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Bard (11-4-0)
 Olivo (54-24-8)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 562/.191 326/.224 197/.215 214/.170 136/.237 200/.218 156/.245 .244  Gutierrez
 Suzuki
 Wells
 Carp
0/70/0/7
0/0/109/6
9/6/55/3
13/0/0/0
OPS .547 .665 .600 .527 .770 .579 .692 .700
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 342/.535 144/.636 84/.730 122/.639 67/.821 98/.509 63/.839 .692
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 220/.565 182/.688 113/.507 92/.373 69/.724 102/.648 93/.595 .706
Road 289/.521 116/.721 79/.526 109/.553 50/.533 96/.558 59/.745
Last 28d days 132/.585 68/.744 43/.664 45/.648 49/.866 39/.154 34/.514
HR/SB/CS 12/16/4 6/5/0 3/5/3 5/7/1 4/2/0 3/4/0 5/1/2 107/104/37
Usage ·····X·· ··o·o·oo ···X·o·X X··o·XX· o··X·o·· o··ooX·· ·····XX·

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.