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Game Preview: BOS @ SEA, 4:10pm, Sunday, August 14, 2011 @Safeco Field

RedSox, 73-45, 73-45 1st, 1 up

SP: Tim Wakefield (44, RHP, 6-4, 4.92)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. SEA Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (6-4) 113.1 114 72 62 32 62 18 4.92
2010 (4-10) 140.0 153 92 83 36 84 19 5.34
2009 (11-5) 129.2 137 67 66 50 72 12 4.58
Last 7 GS 2-1 44.0 55 33 27 8 29 7 5.52 43
2011-08-08 @MIN ND 7.0 8 5 3 0 4 1 102 49
2011-08-03 CLE ND 6.2 5 3 3 2 6 1 99 56
2011-07-29 @CHW L 7.0 3 3 3 2 5 1 101 62
2011-07-24 SEA W 6.1 10 7 7 1 4 2 100 28
2011-07-18 @BAL ND 4.2 9 7 3 2 3 2 93 27
2011-07-06 TOR W 7.0 9 3 3 1 7 0 106 53
2011-07-01 @HOU ND 5.1 11 5 5 0 0 0 91 26
Last 5 v.SEA 2-1 32.2 36 19 18 4 18 4 4.96 48
2011-07-24 SEA W 6.1 10 7 7 1 4 2 100 28
2011-05-01 SEA ND 5.2 3 1 1 1 3 0 76 61
2010-08-25 SEA L 5.2 8 4 3 0 2 0 91 41
2009-07-03 SEA ND 8.0 10 5 5 0 3 2 112 45
2008-06-07 SEA W 7.0 5 2 2 2 6 0 106 63
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   37-22   Road:   36-23   ExtrInn: 5-3 
 vsRHP:  46-33   vsLHP:  27-12   1-Run:  16-12
 vsEast: 30-13   vsCntrl:18-15   vsWest: 15-9  IL:10-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
118 Sat, Aug 13  @SEA  L   4-5       73-45  1st  1.0 up
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
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:20-10
Mariners, 51-67, 51-67 4th, 16 GB, 21 GB in WC

SP: Charlie Furbush (25, LHP, 2-4, 4.46)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (2-4) 42.1 47 27 21 19 29 7 4.46
Last 7 GS 1-3 16.1 24 20 14 7 10 3 7.71 35
2011-08-08 @TEX L 4.0 8 7 6 4 0 1 84 16
2011-08-03 OAK W 5.0 2 1 1 0 3 0 62 62
2011-07-09 @KCR L 2.2 9 9 4 2 2 1 79 14
2011-07-04 @LAA L 4.2 5 3 3 1 5 1 65 46
Has never faced BOS as starter.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   30-30   Road:   21-37   ExtrInn: 5-5 
 vsRHP:  41-46   vsLHP:  10-21   1-Run:  19-21
 vsEast: 14-19   vsCntrl:12-17   vsWest: 16-22 IL: 9-9 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
118 Sat, Aug 13   BOS  W   5-4       51-67  4th 16.0 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
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20: 8-12   Last 30: 8-22
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sat, Aug 13, 2011 SEA  5  BOS  4        W:Felix Hernandez (11-10), L: Josh Beckett (9-5), S: Brandon League (28)
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
Season Series: 2011 - BOS over 5-3; 2010 - BOS won 7-3; 2009 - SEA won 4-2; All-Time - BOS leads 215-157

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 (5.43 RS/G) vs. Mariners Pitchers (3.89 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS
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 ··· ··· 1/.000 6/.334 4/.750 1/.000 225/157 .238/.275/.398/.673 .917/.569 .767 41/.791 11/2 5/10
13.Crawford* G/S/vP 2/.500 ··· 3/.000 11/1.056 5/.400 10/1.725 380/258 .257/.292/.391/.683 .525/.755 .657 102/.747 14/5 7/2
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 3/1.000 5/.650 537/385 .315/.370/.511/.882 .745/.934 .849 119/.947 31/11 20/0
28.Gonzalez* G/S/vP 2/1.000 1/.000 ··· 2/no AB ··· 14/1.000 532/358 .351/.412/.553/.964 .750/1.067 .943 112/.922 1/0 18/3
12.Lowrie# G/S/vP 2/.500 ··· 1/.000 3/.333 6/.834 2/2.000 230/153 .263/.313/.402/.715 .992/.569 .541 14/.599 0/1 4/11
54.McDonald G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 99/33 .182/.273/.364/.636 .801/.315 .756 18/1.214 2/3 4/1
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 2/.000 1/.000 1/2.000 6/.833 13/.923 18/.944 460/312 .300/.389/.560/.949 1.010/.921 .904 98/.990 1/1 24/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 2/.000 1/2.000 ··· 4/1.833 5/.400 10/1.125 540/390 .310/.401/.483/.884 1.156/.783 .860 114/.947 23/6 16/4
16.Reddick* G/S/vP 2/1.000 ··· 2/.500 2/1.500 3/.000 1/.000 171/145 .314/.363/.529/.892 .965/.879 .915 89/.765 1/2 6/3
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· 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 ··· ··· ··· 3/1.667 2/.000 14/.214 286/210 .279/.342/.380/.721 .700/.729 .677 83/.761 4/1 5/8
33.Varitek# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 8/.393 4/.250 197/134 .224/.304/.397/.701 .794/.656 .729 40/.549 0/0 7/0
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· 1/3.000 4/1.250 10/.200 11/.000 463/323 .267/.380/.479/.859 1.000/.800 .647 89/.668 3/0 16/7
IP 42.1 4.0 35.0 41.1 46.1 52.1 TOTAL .281/.353/.458/.812 .811/.812 .768 .839 81/31 146/57
ERA-K/9 4.46/6.2 4.50/0.0 3.60/5.1 3.48/5.2 2.91/6.2 3.44/5.9 3.64/6.8

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Saltalamacchia (60-26-15)
 Varitek (45-11-5)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 183/.297 19/.313 149/.267 188/.296 183/.225 219/.254 .245  Ellsbury
 Reddick
 Crawford
 McDonald
 Aviles
 Gonzalez
0/113/0/6
19/3/26/5
89/0/0/1
19/5/18/1
0/0/3/0
0/0/2/0
OPS .850 .734 .714 .828 .574 .737 .676
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 65/.723 7/.286 72/.654 78/.755 93/.572 110/.747 .665
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 118/.917 12/1.028 77/.771 110/.880 90/.576 109/.726 .686
Home 88/.584 17/.567 69/.622 89/.830 96/.450 102/.693
Last 28d days 56/.824 15/.800 48/.817 40/1.308 31/.450 65/.743
HR/SB/CS 7/6/5 0/2/1 2/3/3 6/1/0 2/2/1 6/6/2 95/74/34
Usage ·o······ ·o··X··· ····o··· o··o···o X··o·X··
Mariners Batters (3.35 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.20 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 49.Wakefield
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 6/1.700 ··· 9/.222 1/.000 2/.000 2/.500 ··· 55/42 .212/.255/.346/.601 .481/.637 .567 29/.507 0/0 1/2
20.Carp* G/S/vP 3/.666 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 3/2.334 1/.000 ··· 136/106 .323/.382/.500/.882 1.079/.825 .721 94/1.000 0/2 4/4
21.Gutierrez G/S/vP 16/.527 3/1.667 3/.666 6/.000 ··· 2/.000 8/.000 256/196 .221/.261/.267/.528 .632/.496 .422 85/.675 11/2 1/0
4.Kennedy* G/S/vP 33/.586 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 20/1.017 2/.000 4/.000 5/.200 1/3.000 4/.500 1/.000 374/268 .217/.249/.369/.618 .551/.644 .535 70/.548 5/4 14/10
29.Pena G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 50/33 .180/.180/.480/.660 .706/.636 1.000 4/.000 0/0 5/0
1.Rodriguez# G/S/vP 4/.500 ··· 1/.000 1/no AB 1/no AB 5/.400 ··· 99/72 .171/.278/.293/.571 .342/.642 .371 12/.633 1/2 1/3
51.Suzuki* G/S/vP 41/.549 3/.666 4/.500 3/.000 ··· 9/.730 5/1.800 523/369 .267/.308/.320/.629 .639/.625 .611 105/.651 30/5 2/3
33.Wells G/S/vP 3/.000 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 162/68 .274/.342/.466/.807 .825/.784 .790 38/.895 2/1 6/1
2.Wilson G/S/vP 5/.000 ··· 9/.888 1/.000 3/1.667 2/1.500 13/.693 173/95 .244/.276/.294/.570 .555/.583 .558 36/.816 5/2 0/3
IP 113.1 77.1 49.1 56.0 32.2 49.2 38.0 TOTAL .230/.292/.338/.631 .614/.637 .618 .706 94/33 71/74
ERA-K/9 4.92/4.9 3.26/5.5 2.37/9.5 2.25/9.0 4.13/8.0 3.08/11.8 4.26/7.6 3.93/7.3

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Bard (11-5-0)
 Olivo (54-24-8)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 482/.261 328/.222 203/.213 214/.170 138/.233 200/.218 156/.245 .245  Gutierrez
 Suzuki
 Wells
 Pena
 Carp
0/71/0/7
0/0/110/7
10/6/55/3
1/0/0/0
13/0/0/0
OPS .783 .661 .591 .527 .758 .579 .692 .701
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 203/.695 144/.636 87/.702 122/.639 69/.794 98/.509 63/.839 .692
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 279/.847 184/.680 116/.511 92/.373 69/.724 102/.648 93/.595 .709
Road 242/.805 118/.708 85/.512 109/.553 52/.510 96/.558 59/.745
Last 28d days 137/.870 59/.813 43/.647 40/.645 47/.906 36/.167 34/.514
HR/SB/CS 18/4/6 6/5/0 3/5/3 5/7/1 4/2/0 3/4/0 5/1/2 109/105/37
Usage ·····X·· o··o·o·o X···X·o· ·X··o·XX oo··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.