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Game Preview: BOS @ TBR, 7:10pm, Thursday, June 16, 2011 @Tropicana Field

RedSox, 40-27, 40-27 1st, 1½ up

SP: Clay Buchholz (26, RHP, 5-3, 3.59)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. TBR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (5-3) 77.2 74 33 31 28 55 10 3.59
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 3-0 44.0 32 14 13 10 38 4 2.66 60
2011-06-10 @TOR W 7.0 3 1 1 2 6 0 100 71
2011-06-03 OAK ND 4.2 8 6 5 2 5 0 99 29
2011-05-29 @DET ND 6.0 6 3 3 1 3 2 98 50
2011-05-23 @CLE ND 7.1 4 2 2 2 4 1 94 64
2011-05-18 DET ND 7.0 4 0 0 1 7 0 127 75
2011-05-13 @NYY W 7.0 5 2 2 1 7 1 110 65
2011-05-07 MIN W 5.0 2 0 0 1 6 0 61 68
Last 5 v.TBR 2-1 31.1 24 11 6 11 28 2 1.72 60
2010-08-28 @TBR ND 7.1 4 2 1 2 5 1 110 67
2010-05-24 @TBR W 6.0 6 1 1 1 8 1 108 63
2010-04-17 TBR L 5.0 3 4 0 4 7 0 108 56
2009-09-13 TBR ND 7.0 5 1 1 3 5 0 97 65
2009-09-03 @TBR W 6.0 6 3 3 1 3 0 91 50
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   19-13   Road:   21-14   ExtrInn: 3-2 
 vsRHP:  26-20   vsLHP:  14-7    1-Run:   9-7 
 vsEast: 17-9    vsCntrl:10-9    vsWest: 11-8  IL: 2-1 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 67 Wed, Jun 15  @TBR  W   3-0       40-27  1st  1.5 up
 66 Tue, Jun 14  @TBR  L   0-4       39-27  1st  1.5 up
 65 Sun, Jun 12  @TOR  W  14-1       39-26  1st  2.0 up
 64 Sat, Jun 11  @TOR  W  16-4       38-26  1st  2.0 up
 63 Fri, Jun 10  @TOR  W   5-1       37-26  1st  2.0 up
 62 Thu, Jun  9  @NYY  W   8-3       36-26  1st  2.0 up
 61 Wed, Jun  8  @NYY  W  11-6       35-26  1st  1.0 up
 60 Tue, Jun  7  @NYY  W   6-4       34-26  1st    Tied
 59 Sun, Jun  5   OAK  W   6-3       33-26  2nd  1.0 gb
 58 Sat, Jun  4   OAK  W   9-8 (14)  32-26  2nd  1.0 gb
 Last 10: 9-1    Last 20:15-5    Last 30:23-7 
Rays, 36-32, 36-32 3rd, 4½ GB

SP: David Price (25, LHP, 7-5, 3.51)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (7-5) 97.1 86 39 38 15 89 9 3.51
2010 (19-6) 208.2 170 71 63 79 188 15 2.72
2009 (10-7) 128.1 119 72 63 54 102 17 4.42
Last 7 GS 3-2 47.2 39 20 20 6 49 5 3.78 59
2011-06-11 @BAL ND 6.0 8 4 4 1 6 2 117 45
2011-06-06 @LAA W 7.0 5 1 1 0 7 0 114 70
2011-06-01 TEX L 8.0 5 3 3 1 8 0 113 67
2011-05-27 CLE W 7.0 4 0 0 2 12 0 110 79
2011-05-21 @FLA L 6.2 6 5 5 1 4 2 107 45
2011-05-16 NYY ND 5.0 6 5 5 1 5 1 98 39
2011-05-11 @CLE W 8.0 5 2 2 0 7 0 112 71
Last 5 v.BOS 3-2 33.2 31 13 12 9 25 5 3.21 56
2011-04-12 @BOS W 7.2 5 2 2 2 3 1 116 62
2010-09-07 @BOS W 6.0 2 2 1 4 2 0 95 60
2010-08-27 BOS L 7.0 10 3 3 0 8 2 106 53
2010-07-07 BOS W 7.2 8 2 2 1 10 1 111 64
2009-09-03 BOS L 5.1 6 4 4 2 2 1 104 40
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   15-17   Road:   21-15   ExtrInn: 4-2 
 vsRHP:  27-23   vsLHP:   9-9    1-Run:  11-6 
 vsEast: 15-11   vsCntrl:14-10   vsWest:  6-9  IL: 1-2 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 68 Wed, Jun 15   BOS  L   0-3       36-32  3rd  4.5 gb
 67 Tue, Jun 14   BOS  W   4-0       36-31  3rd  3.5 gb
 66 Mon, Jun 13  @DET  L   1-2 (10)  35-31  3rd  4.5 gb
 65 Sun, Jun 12  @BAL  W   9-6       35-30  3rd  4.0 gb
 64 Sat, Jun 11  @BAL  W   7-5 (11)  34-30  3rd  4.0 gb
 63 Fri, Jun 10  @BAL  L   0-7       33-30  3rd  4.0 gb
 62 Wed, Jun  8  @LAA  W   4-3 (10)  33-29  3rd  2.5 gb
 61 Tue, Jun  7  @LAA  W   4-1       32-29  3rd  2.5 gb
 60 Mon, Jun  6  @LAA  W   5-1       31-29  3rd  3.5 gb
 59 Sun, Jun  5  @SEA  L   6-9       30-29  3rd  4.0 gb
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:13-17
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Wed, Jun 15, 2011 BOS  3 @TBR  0        W:Josh Beckett (6-2), L: Jeremy Hellickson (7-5), S: none
Tue, Jun 14, 2011 TBR  4  BOS  0        W:James Shields (6-4), L: Tim Wakefield (3-2), S: none
Tue, Apr 12, 2011 TBR  3 @BOS  2        W:David Price (1-2), L: Jon Lester (0-1), S: Kyle Farnsworth (2)
Mon, Apr 11, 2011 TBR 16 @BOS  5        W:Jeremy Hellickson (1-1), L: Daisuke Matsuzaka (0-2), S: none

Wed, Sep 08, 2010 BOS 11  TBR  5        W:Tim Wakefield (4-10), L: Matt Garza (14-8), S: none
Tue, Sep 07, 2010 TBR 14 @BOS  5        W:David Price (17-6), L: Daisuke Matsuzaka (9-5), S: none
Mon, Sep 06, 2010 BOS 12  TBR  5        W:Jon Lester (16-8), L: Jeff Niemann (10-6), S: none
Sun, Aug 29, 2010 TBR  5  BOS  3        W:James Shields (13-11), L: John Lackey (12-8), S: Rafael Soriano (39)
Sat, Aug 28, 2010 TBR  3  BOS  2 (10)   W:Randy Choate (4-3), L: Scott Atchison (2-2), S: none
Fri, Aug 27, 2010 BOS  3 @TBR  1        W:Jon Lester (14-8), L: David Price (15-6), S: Jonathan Papelbon (33)
Season Series: 2011 - TBR over 3-1; 2010 - TBR won 11-7; 2009 - Tied 9-9; All-Time - BOS leads 136-91

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 (5.27 RS/G) vs. Rays Pitchers (3.90 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 14.Price*
G/S/vB
37.Cruz
G/S/vB
43.Farnsworth
G/S/vB
74.Howell*
G/S/vB
62.Peralta
G/S/vB
27.Ramos*
G/S/vB
36.Russell
G/S/vB
21.Sonnanstine
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
23.Cameron G/S/vP 6/1.500 12/.333 9/.476 3/.000 1/no AB ··· ··· 2/1.000 87/34 .156/.221/.299/.520 .588/.412 .633 40/.519 0/0 3/1
13.Crawford* G/S/vP 4/.250 3/1.167 11/1.011 ··· 4/2.750 ··· 1/.000 ··· 273/185 .244/.277/.388/.664 .496/.744 .699 99/.896 8/4 6/2
7.Drew* G/S/vP 5/.400 19/1.541 17/1.345 12/1.167 2/.500 1/.000 1/no AB 22/1.123 197/161 .225/.325/.331/.656 .603/.668 .684 59/.436 0/1 4/0
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 6/.733 4/.000 5/.000 11/.909 2/3.500 1/.000 2/2.500 19/.579 300/218 .315/.376/.470/.846 .717/.894 .912 116/.946 24/9 7/0
28.Gonzalez* G/S/vP 4/.000 8/.804 1/2.000 3/1.667 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 301/204 .343/.395/.580/.976 .692/1.110 .971 109/1.057 1/0 13/0
12.Lowrie# G/S/vP 11/.909 ··· 2/2.000 4/.833 3/.000 ··· 4/.250 8/1.071 215/143 .272/.321/.405/.726 1.040/.557 .538 76/.534 0/1 3/10
54.McDonald G/S/vP 14/1.179 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/1.000 23/7 .143/.217/.286/.503 .607/.286 .111 1/.000 1/1 1/1
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 12/.500 7/.571 14/.286 14/.539 7/.857 1/2.000 1/.000 31/.623 273/192 .317/.388/.609/.997 1.004/.994 .980 102/1.186 0/0 17/
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 10/.422 3/1.334 6/.666 14/.539 4/1.000 ··· 4/.250 26/.804 300/216 .262/.375/.373/.748 1.035/.642 .786 105/.904 13/2 5/3
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP 1/no AB 1/2.000 1/.000 3/1.667 1/.000 ··· ··· 7/1.404 150/103 .246/.307/.428/.734 .647/.776 .605 59/.969 0/0 5/1
10.Scutaro G/S/vP 19/.269 2/.000 6/.167 12/.531 5/1.000 ··· 3/.333 8/.393 104/78 .277/.346/.362/.708 .794/.681 .631 28/.929 1/0 1/4
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 5/.600 5/.200 5/.900 6/.333 2/.000 1/no AB 2/1.000 19/.950 111/77 .229/.327/.365/.692 .557/.753 .709 40/1.031 0/0 3/0
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 14/.967 5/1.000 14/1.121 12/1.542 7/.619 ··· 5/.800 26/.709 269/187 .259/.383/.486/.869 1.015/.808 .694 101/.827 1/0 10/4
IP 97.1 24.2 24.1 6.0 32.2 21.2 25.1 32.2 TOTAL .273/.347/.445/.792 .780/.797 .771 .879 50/18 78/32
ERA-K/9 3.51/8.2 3.28/8.7 1.48/6.3 10.50/9.0 3.58/6.6 3.32/6.6 2.13/3.9 6.06/2.8 3.68/6.4

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Saltalamacchia (39-12-6)
 Varitek (26-7-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 390/.234 100/.169 92/.195 29/.320 127/.188 90/.205 111/.245 141/.286 .237  Ellsbury
 Drew
 Cameron
 Crawford
 McDonald
0/64/0/4
0/0/49/3
3/2/19/0
65/0/0/0
6/2/4/0
OPS .644 .515 .496 .713 .619 .644 .680 .921 .695
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 83/.406 43/.519 39/.502 12/.780 58/.646 48/.693 35/.521 72/1.078 .685
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 307/.710 57/.511 53/.491 17/.661 69/.596 42/.587 76/.748 69/.764 .702
Home 189/.561 42/.380 36/.417 9/1.292 44/.234 44/.638 67/.689 50/.851
Last 28d days 137/.617 32/.701 32/.350 29/.713 44/.712 38/.757 41/.454 57/1.095
HR/SB/CS 9/7/2 0/5/1 0/1/0 0/0/0 3/3/0 3/2/0 1/5/1 10/1/2 66/41/15
Usage ····X··· ··ooo··o ··o·o··X ···oo··· ··X·X··o o·ooX··o o·oX·X·· ·····X··
Rays Batters (4.07 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.25 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 11.Buchholz
G/S/vB
91.Aceves
G/S/vB
32.Albers
G/S/vB
51.Bard
G/S/vB
64.Bowden
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
15.Brignac* G/S/vP 2/.000 2/1.000 3/2.333 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 8/.250 1/2.000 147/121 .174/.214/.203/.417 .285/.444 .477 45/.471 1/0 1/5
22.Damon* G/S/vP 6/.733 1/.000 8/.542 3/2.334 1/no AB 16/.125 77/.951 9/1.111 279/202 .277/.321/.431/.752 .659/.788 .579 106/.767 7/4 8/0
5.Fuld* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/3.500 1/3.000 224/167 .228/.279/.345/.624 .485/.670 .594 47/.563 14/7 3/2
28.Jaso* G/S/vP 8/.536 2/1.000 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 8/.804 1/.000 154/136 .230/.305/.345/.651 .675/.646 .642 63/.637 1/1 3/1
9.Johnson# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 83/47 .233/.288/.370/.657 .733/.595 .844 20/.255 4/4 2/0
20.Joyce* G/S/vP 5/.733 1/.000 4/.250 3/.666 1/.000 3/.666 11/.573 1/.000 234/192 .322/.385/.563/.947 .810/.978 1.020 85/.818 4/0 10/0
11.Kotchman* G/S/vP 9/1.667 1/.000 1/.000 3/.000 ··· 8/.375 26/.846 2/1.000 178/147 .335/.393/.441/.834 .613/.884 .830 71/.894 1/2 2/0
3.Longoria G/S/vP 21/.770 2/.000 11/.955 6/1.133 ··· 5/.000 20/1.336 ··· 162/126 .244/.358/.430/.788 .563/.848 .714 87/.790 1/1 5/3
1.Rodriguez G/S/vP 2/.000 3/.000 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 3/.666 ··· 151/93 .211/.295/.391/.686 .919/.543 .791 62/.670 4/2 2/6
16.Ruggiano G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 4/1.750 ··· 51/34 .348/.380/.587/.967 1.012/.944 .978 51/.967 1/1 3/0
10.Shoppach G/S/vP 2/.000 2/.000 1/.000 2/.500 1/.000 3/.000 9/.222 2/.000 106/49 .181/.264/.255/.519 .667/.346 .506 34/.603 0/0 2/1
2.Upton G/S/vP 12/1.300 6/.167 13/.539 3/.000 ··· 10/.100 38/.592 1/2.000 261/197 .213/.299/.365/.664 .725/.644 .564 89/.407 14/4 8/2
18.Zobrist# G/S/vP 15/.564 2/.000 5/.933 5/.200 ··· 6/.000 16/.331 1/2.000 288/209 .263/.338/.478/.816 .786/.828 .747 102/.666 7/1 9/4
IP 77.2 42.0 24.0 32.1 4.0 27.0 55.1 18.0 TOTAL .243/.309/.390/.699 .689/.703 .664 .674 60/28 62/32
ERA-K/9 3.59/6.4 3.21/5.1 3.38/8.2 2.78/9.2 0.00/2.2 4.33/12.3 4.39/4.1 7.00/6.5 4.01/7.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Jaso (33-7-3)
 Shoppach (8-8-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 333/.248 179/.231 103/.242 122/.188 17/.200 115/.252 232/.236 78/.307 .240  Joyce
 Fuld
 Upton
 Ruggiano
 Damon
 Zobrist
 Rodriguez
 Johnson
8/0/56/5
49/4/3/3
0/64/0/3
10/2/2/1
10/0/0/0
0/0/17/0
2/0/0/0
1/1/0/0
OPS .723 .666 .607 .572 .494 .669 .731 .867 .691
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 161/.742 84/.597 49/.660 66/.712 4/.500 58/.604 103/.493 32/1.124 .659
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 172/.703 95/.725 54/.562 56/.400 13/.490 57/.737 129/.921 46/.696 .718
Road 190/.726 55/.662 48/.376 61/.773 7/.143 53/.669 107/.701 31/.871
Last 28d days 103/.619 108/.670 33/.787 32/.344 17/.494 38/.844 133/.669 29/.501
HR/SB/CS 10/4/3 3/4/0 0/4/0 3/4/1 0/1/0 2/1/0 8/2/1 4/1/1 57/65/19
Usage ·····X·· ·o·····X ······X· ·····X·· ···oo··· ·····o·· ·X·····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.