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Game Preview: BOS @ TBR, 7:10pm, Saturday, September 10, 2011 @Tropicana Field

RedSox, 85-59, 85-59 2nd, 2½ GB, 6 up in WC

SP: Kyle Weiland (24, RHP, 0-1, 6.75)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. TBR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (0-1) 12.0 15 9 9 5 4 1 6.75
Last 7 GS 0-1 10.0 14 9 9 5 4 1 8.10 35
2011-07-19 @BAL L 6.0 6 3 3 3 2 0 100 47
2011-07-10 BAL ND 4.0 8 6 6 2 2 1 78 22
Has never faced TBR as starter.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   42-29   Road:   43-30   ExtrInn: 5-4 
 vsRHP:  54-39   vsLHP:  31-20   1-Run:  17-14
 vsEast: 33-21   vsCntrl:21-16   vsWest: 21-14 IL:10-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
144 Fri, Sep  9  @TBR  L   2-7       85-59  2nd  2.5 gb
143 Thu, Sep  8  @TOR  L   4-7       85-58  2nd  2.5 gb
142 Wed, Sep  7  @TOR  L  10-11      85-57  2nd  2.5 gb
141 Tue, Sep  6  @TOR  W  14-0       85-56  2nd  2.5 gb
140 Mon, Sep  5  @TOR  L   0-1 (11)  84-56  2nd  2.5 gb
139 Sun, Sep  4   TEX  L   4-11      84-55  2nd  1.5 gb
138 Sat, Sep  3   TEX  W  12-7       84-54  2nd  0.5 gb
137 Fri, Sep  2   TEX  L   0-10      83-54  2nd  0.5 gb
136 Thu, Sep  1   NYY  L   2-4       83-53  1st  0.5 up
135 Wed, Aug 31   NYY  W   9-5       83-52  1st  1.5 up
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 9-11   Last 30:14-16
Rays, 79-64, 79-64 3rd, 8 GB, 5½ GB in WC

SP: Jeremy Hellickson (24, RHP, 12-10, 2.90)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (12-10) 164.1 130 55 53 56 107 18 2.90
2010 (4-0) 36.1 32 14 14 8 33 5 3.47
Last 7 GS 3-3 48.2 41 11 11 12 30 4 2.03 61
2011-09-04 BAL W 9.0 4 1 1 0 1 1 97 76
2011-08-30 @TEX L 6.0 6 2 2 4 4 1 112 52
2011-08-25 DET L 7.0 6 2 2 1 7 1 102 63
2011-08-20 SEA W 8.0 6 0 0 1 5 0 102 74
2011-08-13 @NYY L 4.1 8 4 4 2 4 1 99 33
2011-08-08 KCR ND 7.1 6 1 1 3 7 0 107 66
2011-07-31 @SEA W 7.0 5 1 1 1 2 0 109 64
Last 5 v.BOS 1-1 12.1 9 5 5 7 3 1 3.65 52
2011-06-15 BOS L 7.0 4 3 3 2 2 1 94 57
2011-04-11 @BOS W 5.1 5 2 2 5 1 0 98 46
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   40-33   Road:   39-31   ExtrInn: 7-5 
 vsRHP:  53-46   vsLHP:  26-18   1-Run:  23-17
 vsEast: 30-23   vsCntrl:21-17   vsWest: 16-18 IL:12-6 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
143 Fri, Sep  9   BOS  W   7-2       79-64  3rd  8.0 gb
142 Wed, Sep  7   TEX  W   5-4 (10)  78-64  3rd  9.5 gb
141 Tue, Sep  6   TEX  L   0-8       77-64  3rd 10.5 gb
140 Mon, Sep  5   TEX  W   5-1       77-63  3rd  9.5 gb
139 Sun, Sep  4   BAL  W   8-1       76-63  3rd  9.5 gb
138 Sat, Sep  3   BAL  W   6-3       75-63  3rd  9.5 gb
137 Fri, Sep  2   BAL  L   2-3       74-63  3rd  9.5 gb
136 Thu, Sep  1  @TEX  L   2-7       74-62  3rd  9.0 gb
135 Wed, Aug 31  @TEX  W   4-1       74-61  3rd  9.0 gb
134 Tue, Aug 30  @TEX  L   0-2       73-61  3rd  9.0 gb
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:20-10
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Fri, Sep 09, 2011 TBR  7  BOS  2        W:Wade Davis (10-8), L: John Lackey (12-12), S: none
Wed, Aug 17, 2011 TBR  4 @BOS  0        W:David Price (11-10), L: John Lackey (11-9), S: none
Tue, Aug 16, 2011 TBR  6 @BOS  2        W:Jeff Niemann (8-4), L: Erik Bedard (4-8), S: none
Tue, Aug 16, 2011 BOS  3  TBR  1        W:Jon Lester (12-6), L: James Shields (11-10), S: Jonathan Papelbon (28)
Sun, Jul 17, 2011 BOS  1 @TBR  0 (16)   W:Alfredo Aceves (5-1), L: Adam Russell (1-2), S: Jonathan Papelbon (21)
Sat, Jul 16, 2011 BOS  9 @TBR  5        W:John Lackey (7-8), L: James Shields (8-8), S: none
Fri, Jul 15, 2011 TBR  9  BOS  6        W:David Price (9-7), L: Andrew Miller (3-1), S: Kyle Farnsworth (18)
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
Season Series: 2011 - TBR over 7-5; 2010 - TBR won 11-7; 2009 - Tied 9-9; All-Time - BOS leads 140-95

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 (5.40 RS/G) vs. Rays Pitchers (3.78 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 58.Hellickson
G/S/vB
37.Cruz
G/S/vB
43.Farnsworth
G/S/vB
47.Gomes
G/S/vB
74.Howell*
G/S/vB
57.McGee*
G/S/vB
62.Peralta
G/S/vB
27.Ramos*
G/S/vB
21.Sonnanstine
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
3.Aviles G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 2/1.000 1/3.000 ··· ··· 9/1.111 265/181 .245/.279/.388/.666 .864/.577 .731 40/.633 14/3 5/10
13.Crawford* G/S/vP 6/.833 3/1.167 11/1.011 ··· 1/.000 ··· 4/2.750 ··· ··· 474/314 .251/.287/.400/.686 .567/.746 .689 94/.701 17/5 11/2
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 6/.533 4/.000 5/.000 2/.000 12/.833 1/.000 3/2.334 2/.000 19/.579 644/447 .317/.376/.531/.907 .848/.932 .872 107/1.036 36/13 25/0
28.Gonzalez* G/S/vP 6/1.250 11/.573 3/2.334 1/no AB 4/1.167 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 640/422 .340/.405/.553/.957 .760/1.059 1.001 108/.924 1/0 24/3
36.Jackson G/S/vP 2/1.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 3/.333 1/.000 1/3.000 ··· 3/.000 372/231 .246/.312/.338/.650 .670/.638 .589 26/.115 3/1 4/2
60.Lavarnway G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 27/17 .304/.407/.391/.799 .733/.840 .799 27/.799 0/0 0/0
12.Lowrie# G/S/vP 4/.750 ··· 3/1.334 ··· 4/.833 ··· 3/.000 ··· 8/1.071 311/199 .260/.310/.370/.680 .870/.570 .573 81/.578 0/1 4/15
54.McDonald G/S/vP 1/5.000 1/.000 2/.000 2/.500 ··· 1/no AB 1/.000 1/.000 2/1.000 152/47 .206/.276/.360/.637 .766/.354 .791 53/.637 2/3 5/2
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 6/.667 7/.571 15/.267 ··· 17/.521 ··· 7/.857 2/1.000 31/.623 534/356 .314/.401/.585/.986 1.036/.960 .913 74/1.211 1/1 29/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 6/1.300 6/2.000 8/.875 2/1.000 15/.582 ··· 4/1.000 1/.000 26/.804 650/454 .298/.383/.456/.839 1.016/.765 .784 110/.631 25/7 18/5
16.Reddick* G/S/vP 1/.000 ··· 3/.000 1/.000 1/3.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 243/202 .299/.346/.498/.843 .825/.847 .859 72/.732 1/2 7/4
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP 4/1.167 2/2.000 2/.000 ··· 3/1.667 ··· 3/.000 1/.000 7/1.404 342/229 .248/.304/.473/.777 .657/.837 .793 68/.720 1/0 15/5
10.Scutaro G/S/vP 2/.000 3/.000 7/.143 2/1.000 13/.487 ··· 7/1.738 ··· 8/.393 370/264 .288/.348/.394/.742 .753/.738 .739 84/.815 4/2 5/11
71.Spears* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/3 .000/.000/.000/.000 /.000 .000 3/.000 0/0 0/0
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 3/.000 6/.167 5/.900 1/.000 6/.333 ··· 3/.000 1/no AB 19/.950 231/154 .233/.307/.451/.758 .771/.752 .742 34/1.074 0/0 11/0
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 6/1.500 8/.875 17/1.012 2/.500 13/1.567 ··· 7/.619 ··· 26/.709 506/347 .261/.375/.467/.842 .983/.779 .667 43/.659 3/0 17/8
IP 164.1 44.1 54.0 30.0 27.2 21.2 60.2 38.0 34.2 TOTAL .280/.349/.459/.809 .805/.810 .781 .795 95/36 179/72
ERA-K/9 2.90/5.9 3.86/8.7 2.00/7.5 3.60/6.9 6.18/7.8 4.98/9.1 3.26/7.7 4.03/6.4 5.71/2.6 3.58/7.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Lavarnway (0-0-0)
 Saltalamacchia (70-31-19)
 Varitek (60-12-6)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 672/.213 184/.218 214/.211 135/.272 123/.228 101/.295 231/.195 169/.227 147/.288 .235  Ellsbury
 Reddick
 Jackson
 McDonald
 Crawford
 Spears
 Gonzalez
 Aviles
0/136/0/6
21/3/46/5
21/0/29/4
21/11/27/1
111/0/0/1
1/0/0/0
0/0/2/0
1/0/4/0
OPS .661 .684 .575 .731 .699 .903 .615 .666 .910 .686
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 345/.722 75/.555 97/.602 54/.915 60/.486 53/.592 105/.441 87/.638 74/1.046 .665
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 327/.598 109/.775 117/.555 81/.613 63/.930 48/1.276 126/.763 82/.694 73/.777 .704
Home 340/.600 98/.637 113/.532 78/.576 53/.644 57/1.051 106/.383 77/.613 53/.840
Last 28d days 117/.596 25/1.154 35/.721 15/.795 20/.478 23/.824 23/.304 16/.517 /
HR/SB/CS 18/9/1 4/8/3 3/1/1 3/3/1 4/5/1 5/4/0 7/4/2 3/4/0 10/1/2 139/91/31
Usage ·····X·· ··oo···· ··X···Xo ···o···· ··o···o· ··oX···· ··o···Xo ···X···· ········
Rays Batters (4.27 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.33 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 70.Weiland
G/S/vB
91.Aceves
G/S/vB
32.Albers
G/S/vB
48.Atchison
G/S/vB
51.Bard
G/S/vB
64.Bowden
G/S/vB
61.Doubront*
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 ··· 4/.500 4/1.750 4/.750 4/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 1/2.000 230/195 .198/.233/.230/.464 .423/.471 .534 29/.552 3/1 1/7
22.Damon* G/S/vP ··· 3/.666 9/.730 1/no AB 7/1.286 1/no AB 1/.000 2/.000 16/.125 11/1.182 566/411 .261/.317/.415/.732 .753/.725 .645 85/.862 14/4 14/0
5.Fuld* G/S/vP ··· 3/.666 ··· ··· 3/1.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/3.000 342/257 .243/.314/.364/.678 .554/.716 .731 27/.670 20/8 3/3
30.Guyer G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 22/7 .190/.190/.476/.667 .857/.286 .692 16/.600 0/0 2/0
28.Jaso* G/S/vP ··· 3/.666 2/.000 5/1.600 1/.000 ··· 3/.666 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 247/213 .226/.305/.367/.671 .609/.680 .651 47/.814 1/2 5/4
8.Jennings G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 2/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 202/134 .293/.382/.529/.911 .914/.909 .830 108/.793 15/6 9/1
9.Johnson# G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/3.000 1/.000 ··· 177/88 .191/.251/.331/.583 .655/.518 .570 16/.619 5/7 4/1
20.Joyce* G/S/vP ··· 3/.000 6/.167 2/.000 5/.400 1/.000 1/no AB 1/.000 4/.500 1/.000 461/376 .283/.354/.498/.851 .697/.887 .930 73/.889 12/1 18/3
11.Kotchman* G/S/vP ··· 5/1.400 3/.333 3/.333 3/.000 ··· 2/.000 3/.666 10/1.000 3/2.334 487/359 .312/.380/.429/.809 .703/.848 .862 92/.533 1/2 8/2
31.Lobaton# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 15/9 .071/.133/.143/.276 .500/.111 .276 11/.382 0/0 0/1
3.Longoria G/S/vP ··· 5/.200 13/.785 5/1.600 8/.821 ··· 3/1.667 1/.000 7/.286 3/.000 488/360 .239/.340/.481/.821 .962/.773 .762 105/.956 2/1 25/13
1.Rodriguez G/S/vP ··· 6/.000 6/.900 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 2/2.000 1/.000 3/.000 1/.000 379/233 .215/.311/.355/.666 .853/.553 .613 69/.731 11/7 7/10
16.Ruggiano G/S/vP ··· 3/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 109/61 .243/.269/.398/.667 .576/.739 .656 9/.222 1/1 4/0
10.Shoppach G/S/vP ··· 5/.400 2/.000 1/.000 2/.500 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 4/.000 3/.000 226/109 .173/.268/.310/.578 .713/.433 .465 28/.532 0/0 8/3
2.Upton G/S/vP ··· 11/.382 16/.563 8/.250 4/.000 ··· 3/.000 1/.000 13/.237 2/2.000 550/395 .224/.308/.392/.700 .639/.722 .592 85/.710 27/9 19/3
18.Zobrist# G/S/vP ··· 5/.200 6/1.167 5/.000 7/.286 ··· 2/1.000 2/.000 8/.000 1/2.000 599/416 .272/.357/.466/.822 .869/.806 .717 92/.623 16/6 15/5
IP 12.0 94.0 58.1 21.0 65.1 15.1 6.1 40.0 55.2 49.1 TOTAL .243/.318/.401/.718 .737/.711 .690 .729 129/56 146/66
ERA-K/9 6.75/3.0 2.87/6.2 4.47/9.3 4.71/5.6 2.76/9.4 3.52/7.1 8.53/5.7 3.60/8.6 2.75/12.1 4.38/7.1 4.03/7.4

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Jaso (47-10-4)
 Lobaton (1-1-0)
 Shoppach (22-18-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 55/.313 392/.203 259/.258 92/.310 251/.167 69/.274 30/.348 167/.236 221/.203 201/.246 .245  Joyce
 Fuld
 Upton
 Jennings
 Zobrist
 Ruggiano
 Rodriguez
 Johnson
 Guyer
 Damon
14/0/110/8
74/7/6/5
0/132/0/5
35/8/1/2
0/0/36/1
26/2/5/1
2/0/0/0
1/1/0/0
2/0/4/0
16/0/0/0
OPS .858 .620 .720 .800 .512 .783 1.119 .748 .544 .694 .705
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 19/.551 174/.569 109/.862 40/.861 143/.594 24/.768 18/1.286 85/.777 110/.464 78/.764 .695
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 36/1.025 218/.661 150/.620 52/.752 108/.398 45/.791 12/.861 82/.719 111/.624 123/.649 .713
Road 33/.570 155/.624 107/.635 20/.956 132/.522 14/.548 8/.946 70/.481 108/.537 82/.744
Last 28d days 7/.286 64/.400 56/1.199 25/.778 37/.425 38/.901 17/1.137 29/.704 21/.195 45/.699
HR/SB/CS 1/0/1 6/7/0 5/5/3 0/1/0 5/7/1 3/2/1 1/2/3 5/5/0 3/4/0 7/1/2 134/130/43
Usage ···X···· ····X··· ·oo··X·X X······· ··X·o··· ·X···X·X Xo···X·· o·o···X· ····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.