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Game Preview: BOS @ TEX, 8:05pm, Monday, August 22, 2011 @Rangers Ballpark in Arlington

RedSox, 77-49, 77-49 2nd, ½ GB, 9 up in WC

SP: Erik Bedard (32, LHP, 4-8, 3.44)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. TEX Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (4-8) 107.1 94 49 41 34 104 12 3.44
2009 (5-3) 83.0 65 29 26 34 90 8 2.82
2008 (6-4) 81.0 70 38 33 37 72 9 3.67
Last 7 GS 1-4 37.1 30 18 14 11 39 3 3.38 56
2011-08-16 TBR L 6.0 7 3 1 0 6 1 102 56
2011-08-09 @MIN ND 5.0 3 2 2 4 6 0 90 55
2011-08-04 CLE ND 5.0 7 3 3 0 5 0 70 46
2011-07-29 TBR L 1.1 3 5 5 4 2 0 57 26
2011-06-27 ATL L 7.0 4 3 3 1 5 2 106 61
2011-06-22 @WSN L 6.0 3 2 0 2 10 0 87 70
2011-06-15 LAA W 7.0 3 0 0 0 5 0 96 76
Last 5 v.TEX 0-1 26.2 23 16 14 12 20 6 4.73 50
2011-05-03 TEX ND 7.0 2 2 2 2 3 0 103 66
2011-04-04 @TEX L 5.0 4 5 3 2 3 2 95 44
2009-07-12 TEX ND 5.2 3 2 2 4 5 1 93 56
2009-05-05 TEX ND 7.0 7 1 1 0 7 1 102 66
2008-05-12 @TEX ND 2.0 7 6 6 4 2 2 64 16
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   38-24   Road:   39-25   ExtrInn: 5-3 
 vsRHP:  48-35   vsLHP:  29-14   1-Run:  17-12
 vsEast: 31-15   vsCntrl:21-16   vsWest: 15-10 IL:10-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
126 Sun, Aug 21  @KCR  W   6-1       77-49  2nd  0.5 gb
125 Sat, Aug 20  @KCR  L   4-9       76-49  2nd  0.5 gb
124 Fri, Aug 19  @KCR  W   7-1       76-48  2nd  0.5 gb
123 Thu, Aug 18  @KCR  W   4-3       75-48  2nd  0.5 gb
122 Wed, Aug 17   TBR  L   0-4       74-48  2nd  0.5 gb
121 Tue, Aug 16   TBR  L   2-6       74-47  2nd  0.5 gb
120 Tue, Aug 16   TBR  W   3-1       74-46  2nd  0.5 gb
119 Sun, Aug 14  @SEA  L   3-5       73-46  1st  0.5 up
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
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:18-12
Rangers, 73-55, 73-55 1st, 4 up

SP: C.J. Wilson (30, LHP, 12-5, 3.20)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (12-5) 174.1 152 75 62 59 159 10 3.20
2010 (15-8) 204.0 161 83 76 93 170 10 3.35
2009 (5-6) 73.2 66 29 23 32 84 3 2.81
Last 7 GS 3-2 42.1 35 21 15 17 42 1 3.19 55
2011-08-17 @LAA W 7.0 5 2 1 1 6 0 110 66
2011-08-12 @OAK W 6.0 4 1 1 3 7 0 114 64
2011-08-06 CLE ND 6.2 5 3 2 2 9 0 112 61
2011-07-31 @TOR L 3.2 7 7 5 3 2 1 84 22
2011-07-26 MIN ND 4.0 7 6 5 4 3 0 81 25
2011-07-21 @LAA L 8.0 2 1 0 1 8 0 112 83
2011-07-16 @SEA W 7.0 5 1 1 3 7 0 109 67
Last 5 v.BOS 3-0 26.2 17 6 4 10 26 0 1.35 65
2011-04-01 BOS ND 5.2 6 4 2 2 6 0 109 49
2010-08-15 BOS W 7.2 4 1 1 1 8 0 113 74
2010-07-18 @BOS W 6.2 3 1 1 5 10 0 113 69
2010-04-22 @BOS W 6.2 4 0 0 2 2 0 105 66
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   39-23   Road:   34-32   ExtrInn: 4-4 
 vsRHP:  54-37   vsLHP:  19-18   1-Run:  16-21
 vsEast: 16-15   vsCntrl:22-18   vsWest: 26-13 IL: 9-9 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
128 Sun, Aug 21  @CHW  L   0-10      73-55  1st  4.0 up
127 Sat, Aug 20  @CHW  L   2-3       73-54  1st  5.0 up
126 Fri, Aug 19  @CHW  W   7-4       73-53  1st  6.0 up
125 Thu, Aug 18  @LAA  L   1-2       72-53  1st  6.0 up
124 Wed, Aug 17  @LAA  W   4-3       72-52  1st  7.0 up
123 Tue, Aug 16  @LAA  W   7-3       71-52  1st  6.0 up
122 Mon, Aug 15  @LAA  W   8-4       70-52  1st  5.0 up
121 Sun, Aug 14  @OAK  W   7-6       69-52  1st  4.0 up
120 Sat, Aug 13  @OAK  W   7-1       68-52  1st  3.0 up
119 Fri, Aug 12  @OAK  W   9-1       67-52  1st  2.0 up
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:17-13
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sun, Apr 03, 2011 TEX  5  BOS  1        W:Matt Harrison (1-0), L: Clay Buchholz (0-1), S: none
Sat, Apr 02, 2011 TEX 12  BOS  5        W:Colby Lewis (1-0), L: John Lackey (0-1), S: none
Fri, Apr 01, 2011 TEX  9  BOS  5        W:Darren Oliver (1-0), L: Daniel Bard (0-1), S: none

Sun, Aug 15, 2010 TEX  7  BOS  3        W:C.J. Wilson (11-5), L: Daisuke Matsuzaka (8-4), S: none
Sat, Aug 14, 2010 BOS  3 @TEX  1        W:Jon Lester (13-7), L: Colby Lewis (9-9), S: Felix Doubront (1)
Fri, Aug 13, 2010 TEX 10  BOS  9 (11)   W:Darren O'Day (4-2), L: Tim Wakefield (3-9), S: none
Sun, Jul 18, 2010 TEX  4 @BOS  2        W:C.J. Wilson (8-5), L: Jon Lester (11-4), S: Neftali Feliz (24)
Sat, Jul 17, 2010 BOS  3  TEX  2 (11)   W:Manny Delcarmen (3-2), L: Alexi Ogando (3-1), S: none
Fri, Jul 16, 2010 TEX  8 @BOS  4        W:Colby Lewis (9-5), L: Felix Doubront (1-2), S: none
Thu, Jul 15, 2010 TEX  7 @BOS  2        W:Tommy Hunter (6-0), L: Tim Wakefield (3-8), S: none
Season Series: 2011 - TEX over 3-0; 2010 - TEX won 6-4; 2009 - TEX won 7-2; All-Time - BOS leads 323-289

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 (5.32 RS/G) vs. Rangers Pitchers (4.20 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS Wilson*
G/S/vB
37.Adams
G/S/vB
39.Feldman
G/S/vB
30.Feliz
G/S/vB
57.Lowe
G/S/vB
28.Oliver*
G/S/vB
22.Tateyama
G/S/vB
19.Uehara
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
3.Aviles G/S/vP 11/.773 ··· 9/1.333 4/1.000 1/.000 1/no AB 2/1.000 1/.000 248/172 .236/.269/.384/.654 .884/.554 .747 52/.746 12/2 5/10
13.Crawford* G/S/vP 16/.521 1/2.000 12/.606 2/.000 4/.833 4/2.417 ··· 9/.222 410/273 .251/.287/.386/.673 .523/.747 .672 100/.701 17/5 8/2
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 4/1.250 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 3/.500 3/1.334 ··· 4/.750 562/398 .313/.370/.517/.887 .757/.938 .841 109/.879 33/11 22/0
28.Gonzalez* G/S/vP 4/1.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/.500 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 565/376 .343/.404/.537/.940 .773/1.023 .926 111/.831 1/0 18/3
60.Lavarnway G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 17/11 .333/.412/.400/.812 .667/.899 .812 17/.812 0/0 0/
12.Lowrie# G/S/vP ··· ··· 4/1.500 1/.000 1/no AB 3/.000 ··· 3/.000 258/167 .265/.310/.393/.703 .972/.552 .588 42/.604 0/1 4/14
54.McDonald G/S/vP 8/.542 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/5.000 ··· 1/.000 121/42 .194/.273/.389/.662 .831/.348 .813 38/.888 2/3 5/2
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 13/.154 ··· 5/2.000 2/.000 2/.500 16/.851 ··· 6/.000 464/313 .300/.388/.557/.945 1.002/.918 .896 83/.981 1/1 24/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 8/.875 1/.000 4/1.500 1/.000 2/.000 6/.733 ··· 3/.666 572/407 .306/.396/.470/.867 1.083/.782 .852 112/.882 24/6 16/4
16.Reddick* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 190/161 .298/.347/.497/.844 .914/.832 .865 76/.550 1/2 6/3
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP 5/.200 ··· ··· 2/.500 4/1.250 1/.000 ··· 2/2.500 293/201 .246/.307/.459/.766 .615/.836 .771 60/.759 0/0 12/4
10.Scutaro G/S/vP 19/.325 ··· 10/.733 5/.000 6/.600 6/.167 ··· ··· 296/217 .275/.344/.377/.721 .689/.732 .678 64/.815 4/2 5/8
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 1/.000 ··· 3/.000 1/.000 3/.333 9/1.000 ··· 1/.000 208/142 .228/.307/.418/.726 .821/.681 .747 44/.748 0/0 8/0
IP 174.1 57.1 12.0 48.1 37.1 40.1 37.0 55.1 TOTAL .278/.349/.453/.802 .803/.802 .769 .784 88/32 153/62
ERA-K/9 3.20/8.2 1.41/9.1 5.25/6.0 3.17/6.7 3.13/9.2 2.01/8.0 2.43/9.5 2.11/11.7 3.74/7.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Saltalamacchia (64-27-16)
 Varitek (48-11-5)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 721/.235 220/.175 52/.250 195/.202 165/.269 169/.224 144/.185 207/.163 .247  Ellsbury
 Reddick
 Crawford
 McDonald
 Aviles
 Gonzalez
0/119/0/6
19/3/32/5
96/0/0/1
20/8/21/1
0/0/3/0
0/0/2/0
OPS .660 .515 .745 .625 .734 .574 .547 .510 .703
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 160/.710 125/.535 20/.311 106/.603 70/.878 72/.621 61/.769 111/.433 .736
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 561/.645 95/.489 32/1.008 89/.649 95/.629 97/.539 83/.385 96/.594 .681
Home 324/.689 108/.434 20/.568 113/.664 91/.693 99/.487 78/.561 108/.453
Last 28d days 122/.721 48/.757 43/.787 43/.570 37/.547 25/.490 54/.431 41/.669
HR/SB/CS 10/19/6 4/8/0 2/0/1 4/0/3 3/1/3 3/4/2 4/2/2 8/0/0 129/67/37
Usage ····X··· ··oo···o X······· ··o·oo·X ···o··X· ·o·····o ··X····X ·o··o·X·
Rangers Batters (5.09 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.17 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 23.Bedard*
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
1.Andrus G/S/vP 8/.625 2/.000 7/.334 6/1.000 ··· 4/.000 2/1.000 520/389 .274/.333/.339/.672 .716/.657 .666 99/.640 32/7 3/25
9.Chavez* G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 2/1.000 3/.333 204/164 .310/.340/.465/.805 .947/.770 .761 62/.618 7/4 5/1
17.Cruz G/S/vP 13/1.154 4/2.500 5/1.600 2/.000 ··· 5/.400 2/.000 445/348 .262/.317/.518/.835 1.180/.742 .943 97/.827 9/5 26/6
23.Gentry G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 102/45 .250/.330/.307/.637 .548/.751 .728 5/.000 14/0 0/1
32.Hamilton* G/S/vP 14/1.065 2/.000 9/.619 2/3.000 ··· 4/1.250 4/.500 396/283 .302/.346/.524/.870 .756/.915 .905 105/.789 7/1 16/4
5.Kinsler G/S/vP 26/.802 2/3.500 9/.944 4/.000 ··· 5/.650 7/1.572 570/416 .244/.346/.443/.789 .856/.764 .928 115/.666 21/2 20/8
18.Moreland* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· 1/2.000 431/324 .279/.343/.450/.792 .610/.853 .828 100/.871 2/2 16/4
7.Murphy* G/S/vP 8/.250 3/.333 5/.650 1/3.000 ··· 4/.000 1/3.000 312/225 .239/.304/.324/.628 .431/.704 .680 55/.432 6/6 5/4
25.Napoli G/S/vP 13/.885 1/.000 3/.666 5/.200 ··· 4/.833 4/.250 311/206 .294/.386/.587/.973 .984/.968 .979 96/1.022 3/2 20/2
12.Quintanilla* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 17/9 .063/.063/.188/.250 .000/.500 .800 14/.000 0/0 0/0
2.Teagarden G/S/vP 2/.000 2/.000 1/2.000 2/.500 ··· 2/1.000 1/.000 36/30 .235/.278/.294/.572 .000/.690 .778 8/.250 0/0 0/0
8.Torrealba G/S/vP 12/.584 ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 2/.500 ··· 4/1.250 356/251 .283/.315/.399/.714 .644/.743 .820 90/.911 0/2 4/7
10.Young G/S/vP 34/.509 4/1.750 10/.543 5/.200 ··· 7/.429 5/.000 545/408 .337/.374/.491/.865 .895/.855 .942 111/.877 5/2 10/6
IP 107.1 82.1 51.0 60.0 34.2 51.2 42.0 TOTAL .277/.334/.446/.780 .781/.779 .852 .758 112/37 150/102
ERA-K/9 3.44/8.7 3.06/5.8 3.71/9.2 2.10/9.3 3.89/8.0 2.96/11.7 3.86/7.3 3.89/7.3

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Napoli (12-9-0)
 Teagarden (6-7-1)
 Torrealba (49-21-5)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 440/.233 346/.216 217/.233 227/.164 146/.234 206/.211 170/.236 .244  Cruz
 Murphy
 Chavez
 Hamilton
 Gentry
 Moreland
18/0/99/6
73/13/9/5
7/46/5/3
58/29/0/3
0/40/3/0
0/0/34/0
OPS .661 .647 .634 .504 .758 .562 .663 .698
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 130/.664 153/.595 93/.782 129/.602 74/.825 100/.499 68/.852 .690
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 310/.660 193/.687 124/.524 98/.370 72/.692 106/.622 102/.541 .704
Road 188/.607 131/.668 91/.589 119/.521 57/.540 99/.540 66/.695
Last 28d days 78/.692 57/.639 48/.963 39/.556 40/.845 29/.138 36/.544
HR/SB/CS 12/3/1 6/5/0 3/5/3 5/7/1 4/5/0 3/4/0 5/1/2 114/112/38
Usage ·····X·· ··X·X··· ·X···X·· X··o·o·· ·X···o·· ···o·o·· oX··oo··

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.