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Game Preview: BOS @ TBR, 7:10pm, Friday, July 15, 2011 @Tropicana Field

RedSox, 55-35, 55-35 1st, 1½ up

SP: Andrew Miller (26, LHP, 3-0, 3.57)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. TBR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (3-0) 22.2 25 10 9 11 13 2 3.57
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 3-3 31.1 40 23 22 21 20 3 6.32 41
2011-07-07 BAL W 5.0 6 3 3 4 0 0 97 39
2011-07-02 @HOU W 6.0 7 2 2 2 3 1 85 51
2011-06-26 @PIT W 6.0 5 2 1 2 4 0 109 58
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
Last 5 v.TBR 0-1 6.1 8 5 5 1 4 1 7.11 40
2009-06-28 @TBR L 6.1 8 5 5 1 4 1 101 40
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   28-17   Road:   27-18   ExtrInn: 3-2 
 vsRHP:  34-24   vsLHP:  21-11   1-Run:  11-9 
 vsEast: 24-10   vsCntrl:10-9    vsWest: 11-8  IL:10-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 90 Sun, Jul 10   BAL  W   8-6       55-35  1st  1.0 up
 89 Sat, Jul  9   BAL  W   4-0       54-35  1st  1.0 up
 88 Fri, Jul  8   BAL  W  10-3       53-35  1st  1.0 up
 87 Thu, Jul  7   BAL  W  10-4       52-35  1st  0.5 up
 86 Wed, Jul  6   TOR  W   6-4       51-35  2nd  0.5 gb
 85 Tue, Jul  5   TOR  W   3-2       50-35  2nd  1.5 gb
 84 Mon, Jul  4   TOR  L   7-9       49-35  2nd  1.5 gb
 83 Sun, Jul  3  @HOU  W   2-1       49-34  2nd  1.5 gb
 82 Sat, Jul  2  @HOU  W  10-4       48-34  2nd  2.5 gb
 81 Fri, Jul  1  @HOU  W   7-5       47-34  2nd  2.5 gb
 Last 10: 9-1    Last 20:13-7    Last 30:21-9 
Rays, 49-41, 49-41 3rd, 6 GB

SP: David Price (25, LHP, 8-7, 3.70)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (8-7) 129.0 114 54 53 26 125 11 3.70
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 2-2 44.2 41 20 20 12 49 4 4.03 56
2011-07-09 @NYY ND 5.0 7 4 4 3 3 1 112 37
2011-07-04 @MIN L 6.0 5 4 4 1 6 1 92 51
2011-06-28 CIN ND 7.2 6 2 2 1 12 0 119 70
2011-06-22 @MIL W 8.0 5 2 2 1 10 0 120 73
2011-06-16 BOS L 5.0 5 3 3 5 5 0 106 45
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
Last 5 v.BOS 3-2 33.1 30 12 11 12 28 4 2.97 57
2011-06-16 BOS L 5.0 5 3 3 5 5 0 106 45
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
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   21-21   Road:   28-20   ExtrInn: 4-2 
 vsRHP:  35-30   vsLHP:  14-11   1-Run:  13-10
 vsEast: 16-14   vsCntrl:15-12   vsWest:  6-9  IL:12-6 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 90 Sun, Jul 10  @NYY  L   0-1       49-41  3rd  6.0 gb
 89 Sat, Jul  9  @NYY  L   4-5       49-40  3rd  5.0 gb
 88 Thu, Jul  7  @NYY  W   5-1       49-39  3rd  3.5 gb
 87 Wed, Jul  6  @MIN  W  12-5       48-39  3rd  4.0 gb
 86 Tue, Jul  5  @MIN  L   2-3       47-39  3rd  5.0 gb
 85 Mon, Jul  4  @MIN  L   0-7       47-38  3rd  4.0 gb
 84 Sun, Jul  3   STL  W   8-3       47-37  3rd  4.0 gb
 83 Sat, Jul  2   STL  W   5-1       46-37  3rd  5.0 gb
 82 Fri, Jul  1   STL  L   3-5       45-37  3rd  5.0 gb
 81 Wed, Jun 29   CIN  L   3-4       45-36  3rd  3.5 gb
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:18-12
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Thu, Jun 16, 2011 BOS  4 @TBR  2        W:Clay Buchholz (6-3), L: David Price (7-6), S: Jonathan Papelbon (13)
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
Season Series: 2011 - TBR over 3-2; 2010 - TBR won 11-7; 2009 - Tied 9-9; All-Time - BOS leads 137-91

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 (5.36 RS/G) vs. Rays Pitchers (3.81 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 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
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
7.Drew* G/S/vP 5/.400 19/1.541 17/1.345 12/1.167 2/.500 1/.000 1/no AB 255/206 .229/.329/.317/.646 .655/.644 .674 54/.594 0/1 4/0
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 6/.733 4/.000 5/.000 11/.909 3/2.334 1/.000 2/2.500 401/280 .316/.377/.490/.867 .705/.935 .858 95/.935 28/10 11/0
28.Gonzalez* G/S/vP 7/.829 9/.708 2/3.500 3/1.667 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 403/267 .354/.414/.591/1.006 .736/1.142 .970 92/.953 1/0 17/2
54.McDonald G/S/vP 17/1.079 1/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 75/26 .143/.200/.257/.457 .572/.237 .424 43/.454 1/2 2/1
60.Navarro G/S/vP 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 18/11 .235/.278/.471/.748 1.143/.473 1.750 18/.748 0/0 1/1
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 15/.575 7/.571 14/.286 15/.500 7/.857 1/2.000 1/.000 348/236 .304/.391/.574/.965 1.042/.929 .910 66/.794 1/0 19/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 13/.672 4/1.000 7/.572 14/.539 4/1.000 ··· 4/.250 409/286 .284/.395/.442/.836 1.078/.735 .811 99/1.113 16/3 11/4
16.Reddick* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/3.000 ··· ··· ··· 70/57 .393/.429/.672/1.101 1.609/.981 1.145 55/1.166 1/0 2/1
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP 3/1.667 2/2.000 1/.000 3/1.667 2/.000 ··· ··· 203/139 .251/.320/.437/.757 .715/.777 .668 49/.799 0/0 6/1
10.Scutaro G/S/vP 21/.340 2/.000 6/.167 13/.487 5/1.000 ··· 3/.333 188/131 .259/.326/.365/.691 .704/.685 .581 77/.679 1/0 4/5
44.Sutton# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 49/35 .311/.354/.467/.821 .500/.960 .848 14/.701 0/0 0/2
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 5/.600 5/.200 5/.900 6/.333 2/.000 1/no AB 2/1.000 150/97 .252/.338/.435/.773 .652/.843 .849 35/1.028 0/0 5/0
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 17/.879 6/.833 15/1.043 12/1.542 7/.619 ··· 5/.800 358/245 .285/.399/.512/.911 1.058/.845 .659 82/1.087 1/0 13/6
IP 129.0 32.1 35.2 14.2 41.0 26.2 31.0 TOTAL .278/.354/.456/.810 .799/.815 .756 .859 58/21 107/44
ERA-K/9 3.70/8.7 3.06/8.6 2.02/6.3 7.98/8.0 3.73/7.5 4.05/5.7 2.90/3.5 3.58/6.6

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Saltalamacchia (49-16-10)
 Varitek (32-10-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 524/.235 129/.167 138/.209 67/.263 162/.219 117/.235 138/.250 .237  Ellsbury
 Drew
 Reddick
 McDonald
 Sutton
 Navarro
 Gonzalez
0/86/0/5
0/0/67/3
16/2/3/1
17/4/10/1
2/0/0/0
1/0/0/0
0/0/2/0
OPS .654 .525 .559 .785 .665 .683 .736 .689
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 116/.453 54/.492 59/.713 30/.544 75/.584 60/.719 42/.499 .663
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 408/.710 75/.549 79/.456 37/1.008 87/.736 57/.646 96/.831 .709
Home 245/.590 57/.352 56/.529 25/.940 58/.247 55/.665 77/.691
Last 28d days 108/.651 24/.625 38/.698 31/.915 30/.966 27/.823 27/1.000
HR/SB/CS 11/8/3 1/5/2 2/1/1 3/2/0 4/3/1 3/3/0 2/5/1 84/49/19
Usage ·····X·· ·······o ·······X ·····X·· ·····o·· ········ ········
Rays Batters (4.22 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.12 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
51.Bard
G/S/vB
52.Jenks
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
15.Brignac* G/S/vP ··· 2/1.000 3/2.333 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 184/154 .193/.238/.222/.460 .427/.466 .534 35/.636 3/0 1/6
22.Damon* G/S/vP 4/1.000 1/.000 8/.542 4/1.750 7/.286 ··· 16/.125 9/1.111 355/254 .279/.326/.430/.756 .707/.775 .669 68/.835 7/4 9/0
5.Fuld* G/S/vP 2/1.000 2/1.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/3.000 263/201 .238/.299/.351/.650 .554/.678 .603 36/.722 16/8 3/3
9.Johnson# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 127/68 .205/.268/.348/.617 .694/.557 .788 39/.580 4/5 3/1
20.Joyce* G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 4/.250 4/.500 1/2.000 ··· 3/.666 1/.000 302/249 .290/.351/.513/.864 .660/.908 .891 62/.606 5/0 12/1
11.Kotchman* G/S/vP 2/1.500 2/2.500 1/.000 3/.000 4/1.500 1/.000 9/.666 2/1.000 269/209 .336/.394/.455/.849 .639/.913 .881 83/.845 1/2 3/0
3.Longoria G/S/vP 3/.000 3/.000 11/.955 7/.953 2/.500 ··· 5/.000 ··· 252/192 .239/.321/.459/.781 .671/.815 .637 82/.813 1/1 11/6
1.Rodriguez G/S/vP ··· 4/.000 3/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 203/121 .223/.308/.408/.716 .986/.538 .803 46/.723 5/3 4/6
16.Ruggiano G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 84/49 .266/.289/.456/.745 .621/.834 .823 30/.467 1/1 4/0
10.Shoppach G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 1/.000 2/.500 5/.200 ··· 3/.000 2/.000 145/67 .168/.276/.304/.580 .725/.414 .564 35/.602 0/0 5/2
2.Upton G/S/vP 4/1.750 7/.143 13/.539 3/.000 2/3.000 ··· 11/.282 1/2.000 352/260 .239/.325/.427/.752 .823/.728 .612 83/1.015 21/7 15/3
18.Zobrist# G/S/vP 3/.333 2/.000 5/.933 6/.167 7/.572 ··· 6/.000 1/2.000 381/274 .269/.355/.474/.830 .815/.842 .720 85/.883 10/2 10/5
IP 22.2 58.0 35.1 44.0 15.2 20.0 36.2 28.1 TOTAL .245/.313/.399/.712 .711/.713 .676 .756 76/35 87/44
ERA-K/9 3.57/5.2 3.41/5.1 2.55/8.7 2.05/9.0 6.32/9.7 3.60/7.2 3.93/12.5 5.08/7.0 3.92/7.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Shoppach (10-12-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 101/.291 248/.219 149/.221 164/.161 80/.328 83/.211 156/.250 117/.257 .239  Joyce
 Upton
 Fuld
 Ruggiano
 Zobrist
 Rodriguez
 Johnson
 Damon
12/0/72/5
0/86/0/5
59/4/3/3
21/2/2/1
0/0/25/0
2/0/0/0
1/1/0/0
14/0/0/0
OPS .789 .648 .580 .492 .870 .713 .669 .707 .687
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 18/.889 108/.645 62/.669 84/.579 47/.863 37/.825 75/.559 45/.912 .678
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 83/.766 140/.650 87/.520 80/.392 33/.876 46/.633 81/.775 72/.583 .694
Road 51/.711 70/.701 58/.508 82/.611 35/.814 33/.582 72/.635 41/.756
Last 28d days 101/.789 62/.545 43/.556 38/.280 16/.875 9/.111 36/.618 39/.390
HR/SB/CS 2/1/0 4/5/0 1/4/1 3/5/1 1/2/0 2/1/0 3/2/0 4/1/1 76/81/26
Usage ·······X ····X··o ······X· ····oX·· ·······o ········ ····Xo·· ······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.