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Game Preview: BOS @ LAA, 10:05pm, Tuesday, August 28, 2012 @Angel Stadium of Anaheim

RedSox, 62-67, 62-67 4th, 12½ GB, 9 GB in WC

SP: Clay Buchholz (27, RHP, 11-4, 4.47)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. LAA Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (11-4) 145.0 146 77 72 46 96 19 4.47
2011 (6-3) 82.2 76 34 32 31 60 10 3.48
2010 (17-7) 173.2 142 55 45 67 120 9 2.33
Last 7 GS 3-1 52.1 44 18 15 11 30 4 2.58 60
2012-08-22 LAA L 5.1 12 7 7 1 3 1 82 18
2012-08-16 @BAL W 8.0 8 3 3 3 7 1 107 58
2012-08-10 @CLE W 9.0 2 2 1 0 6 1 104 83
2012-08-04 MIN ND 7.0 7 1 0 1 3 0 103 63
2012-07-30 DET W 8.0 5 3 2 2 4 1 108 64
2012-07-24 @TEX ND 7.0 4 1 1 3 1 0 105 63
2012-07-19 CHW ND 8.0 6 1 1 1 6 0 107 71
Last 5 v.LAA 4-1 31.2 38 14 14 9 17 2 3.98 48
2012-08-22 LAA L 5.1 12 7 7 1 3 1 82 18
2011-05-02 LAA W 6.2 8 2 2 2 2 0 107 50
2010-08-17 LAA W 7.0 5 0 0 2 3 0 113 68
2010-07-26 @LAA W 7.0 5 1 1 1 7 1 114 69
2010-05-03 LAA W 5.2 8 4 4 3 2 0 109 36
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   32-38   Road:   30-29   ExtrInn: 2-8 
 vsRHP:  37-51   vsLHP:  25-16   1-Run:  13-16
 vsEast: 20-28   vsCntrl:24-16   vsWest:  7-16 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
129 Mon, Aug 27   KCR  W   5-1       62-67  4th 12.5 gb
128 Sun, Aug 26   KCR  W   8-6       61-67  4th 13.5 gb
127 Sat, Aug 25   KCR  L   9-10(12)  60-67  4th 13.5 gb
126 Fri, Aug 24   KCR  W   4-3       60-66  4th 13.5 gb
125 Thu, Aug 23   LAA  L  13-14(10)  59-66  4th 13.5 gb
124 Wed, Aug 22   LAA  L   3-7       59-65  4th 13.0 gb
123 Tue, Aug 21   LAA  L   3-5       59-64  4th 13.0 gb
122 Sun, Aug 19  @NYY  L   1-4       59-63  4th 13.5 gb
121 Sat, Aug 18  @NYY  W   4-1       59-62  4th 12.5 gb
120 Fri, Aug 17  @NYY  L   4-6       58-62  4th 13.5 gb
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20: 8-12   Last 30:13-17
Angels, 66-62, 66-62 3rd, 10 GB, 4½ GB in WC

SP: Jered Weaver (29, RHP, 16-3, 2.74)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (16-3) 148.0 112 48 45 33 113 14 2.74
2011 (18-8) 235.2 182 65 63 56 198 20 2.41
2010 (13-12) 224.1 187 83 75 54 233 23 3.01
Last 7 GS 5-2 44.1 37 19 19 10 36 6 3.86 56
2012-08-22 @BOS W 7.0 7 2 2 1 5 0 102 59
2012-08-17 TBR L 3.0 8 9 9 2 2 2 58 7
2012-08-12 SEA L 7.0 4 3 3 3 5 2 108 59
2012-08-06 @OAK W 9.0 4 0 0 0 9 0 117 88
2012-07-31 @TEX W 6.1 5 2 2 1 3 0 97 57
2012-07-25 KCR W 5.0 3 2 2 2 8 1 101 59
2012-07-20 TEX W 7.0 6 1 1 1 4 1 116 64
Last 5 v.BOS 1-3 32.0 29 14 14 7 27 3 3.94 55
2012-08-22 @BOS W 7.0 7 2 2 1 5 0 102 59
2011-05-02 @BOS L 6.0 6 3 3 1 6 0 118 53
2010-08-17 @BOS L 5.0 6 6 6 2 4 2 98 33
2010-07-27 BOS L 7.0 6 2 2 2 8 0 116 63
2009-05-12 BOS ND 7.0 4 1 1 1 4 1 98 68
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   33-29   Road:   33-33   ExtrInn: 3-4 
 vsRHP:  45-42   vsLHP:  21-20   1-Run:  11-14
 vsEast: 19-20   vsCntrl:17-19   vsWest: 18-17 IL:12-6 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
128 Sun, Aug 26  @DET  L   2-5       66-62  3rd  9.5 gb
127 Sat, Aug 25  @DET  L   3-5       66-61  3rd  9.5 gb
126 Fri, Aug 24  @DET  W   2-1       66-60  3rd  8.5 gb
125 Thu, Aug 23  @BOS  W  14-13(10)  65-60  3rd  8.5 gb
124 Wed, Aug 22  @BOS  W   7-3       64-60  3rd  8.5 gb
123 Tue, Aug 21  @BOS  W   5-3       63-60  3rd  8.5 gb
122 Sun, Aug 19   TBR  L   3-8       62-60  3rd  9.0 gb
121 Sat, Aug 18   TBR  L   8-10      62-59  3rd  8.0 gb
120 Fri, Aug 17   TBR  L   3-12      62-58  3rd  7.0 gb
119 Thu, Aug 16   TBR  L   0-7       62-57  3rd  7.0 gb
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20: 8-12   Last 30:13-17
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Thu, Aug 23, 2012 LAA 14 @BOS 13 (10)   W:Ernesto Frieri (3-0), L: Alfredo Aceves (2-8), S: none
Wed, Aug 22, 2012 LAA  7 @BOS  3        W:Jered Weaver (16-3), L: Clay Buchholz (11-4), S: none
Tue, Aug 21, 2012 LAA  5 @BOS  3        W:Ervin Santana (7-10), L: Aaron Cook (3-7), S: Ernesto Frieri (15)

Thu, May 05, 2011 LAA 11 @BOS  0        W:Joel Pineiro (1-0), L: John Lackey (2-4), S: none
Wed, May 04, 2011 LAA  5 @BOS  3 (13)   W:Trevor Bell (1-0), L: Daisuke Matsuzaka (2-3), S: none
Tue, May 03, 2011 BOS  7  LAA  3        W:Jon Lester (4-1), L: Dan Haren (4-2), S: none
Mon, May 02, 2011 BOS  9  LAA  5        W:Clay Buchholz (2-3), L: Jered Weaver (6-1), S: none
Sun, Apr 24, 2011 BOS  7 @LAA  0        W:John Lackey (2-2), L: Matt Palmer (1-1), S: none
Sat, Apr 23, 2011 BOS  5 @LAA  0        W:Daisuke Matsuzaka (2-2), L: Ervin Santana (0-3), S: none
Fri, Apr 22, 2011 BOS  4 @LAA  3        W:Jon Lester (2-1), L: Dan Haren (4-1), S: Jonathan Papelbon (5)
Season Series: 2012 - LAA over 3-0; 2011 - BOS won 6-2; 2010 - BOS won 9-1; All-Time - BOS leads 327-283

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 2012 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 (4.94 RS/G) vs. Angels Pitchers (4.51 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS Weaver
G/S/vB
49.Frieri
G/S/vB
32.Hawkins
G/S/vB
55.Isringhausen
G/S/vB
40.Jepsen
G/S/vB
51.Walden
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
3.Aviles G/S/vP 9/.944 1/.000 ··· 3/2.334 6/1.166 2/.500 477/336 .254/.285/.402/.687 .749/.660 .677 78/.770 11/5 13/13
77.Ciriaco G/S/vP 3/.666 2/1.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/1.500 144/98 .353/.366/.489/.855 .924/.824 .744 73/.904 9/0 2/3
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 18/.611 2/.000 1/.000 1/.000 3/1.334 2/2.500 216/134 .274/.319/.388/.708 .667/.734 .612 112/.709 9/1 2/0
50.Gomez G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 53/37 .292/.358/.438/.796 .598/.878 .333 22/.909 0/0 1/4
58.Iglesias G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/ .000/.000/.000/.000 .000/ 1/.000 0/0 0/
55.Kalish* G/S/vP 2/2.500 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 85/72 .203/.247/.241/.488 .641/.460 .464 22/.483 3/2 0/2
60.Lavarnway G/S/vP 3/1.000 ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· 54/32 .180/.241/.220/.461 .325/.557 .333 54/.461 0/0 0/1
22.Loney* G/S/vP 23/.783 7/.971 5/.400 4/1.000 1/.000 ··· 368/285 .254/.300/.341/.641 .575/.660 .631 58/.627 0/3 4/6
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 24/.523 4/1.417 3/1.334 ··· 4/1.250 3/.666 499/342 .282/.337/.441/.778 .839/.750 .780 113/.952 12/4 12/4
26.Podsednik* G/S/vP 14/.572 2/.000 3/.000 6/.750 4/1.000 1/3.000 124/102 .375/.398/.446/.845 .879/.837 .757 54/.785 7/2 1/0
7.Ross G/S/vP 3/.000 3/1.666 3/2.000 3/.333 2/.000 ··· 397/280 .281/.343/.522/.866 1.130/.758 .699 103/.890 1/1 19/1
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP 15/.583 1/.000 2/.500 ··· 3/.333 ··· 363/317 .228/.284/.459/.743 .610/.763 .738 68/.492 0/1 21/6
IP 148.0 52.1 37.0 41.2 27.2 30.2 TOTAL .270/.326/.437/.763 .793/.750 .706 .766 71/21 144/74
ERA-K/9 2.74/6.9 2.24/14.3 3.65/5.4 4.10/6.0 3.58/8.4 4.11/11.4 4.24/7.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Lavarnway (8-1-0)
 Saltalamacchia (66-16-5)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 577/.207 216/.150 156/.284 181/.245 110/.212 142/.260 .252  Ross
 Podsednik
 Ciriaco
 Ellsbury
 Kalish
21/7/67/7
15/17/4/1
0/1/2/0
0/48/0/0
0/19/5/0
OPS .579 .556 .735 .738 .578 .759 .725
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 340/.489 97/.451 81/.607 92/.809 56/.700 71/.757 .720
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 237/.707 119/.645 75/.871 89/.670 54/.459 71/.761 .729
Home 261/.507 111/.495 73/.658 87/.593 55/.525 72/.668
Last 28d days 105/.670 39/.784 52/1.048 36/1.339 43/.561 13/1.154
HR/SB/CS 14/6/6 6/3/1 4/12/1 7/7/1 2/1/0 2/5/2 145/109/35
Usage ·····X·· ····Xoo· ·oo··X·· ····o··· ····oXo· ··o·o·X·
Angels Batters (4.70 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.68 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 11.Buchholz
G/S/vB
40.Bailey
G/S/vB
32.Breslow*
G/S/vB
37.Melancon
G/S/vB
30.Miller*
G/S/vB
46.Morales*
G/S/vB
59.Mortensen
G/S/vB
44.Padilla
G/S/vB
63.Tazawa
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
2.Aybar# G/S/vP 19/.316 9/1.000 10/.775 2/1.000 ··· 3/1.000 1/.000 18/.777 1/.000 430/312 .276/.312/.403/.715 .838/.670 .734 78/.931 11/3 7/11
6.Callaspo# G/S/vP 18/.513 2/.000 9/.583 1/.000 ··· 2/2.000 2/2.000 4/.500 1/.000 400/284 .245/.337/.352/.688 .801/.642 .685 87/.778 3/3 8/10
48.Hunter G/S/vP 21/.508 7/.286 10/1.611 3/.000 5/.000 3/1.334 2/1.000 25/.676 1/2.000 441/309 .291/.345/.425/.770 .726/.788 .755 104/.741 7/1 12/3
17.Iannetta G/S/vP 2/2.000 1/.000 2/.000 1/2.000 ··· 1/2.000 2/1.000 2/.000 2/2.000 156/116 .239/.340/.418/.758 .400/.872 .593 72/.821 0/1 6/0
13.Izturis# G/S/vP 22/1.177 5/.400 6/.167 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 30/.760 1/.000 272/196 .262/.322/.331/.653 .551/.693 .546 46/.717 15/2 2/8
47.Kendrick G/S/vP 16/.783 6/.333 8/.000 1/.000 ··· 3/1.334 ··· 19/.894 2/.000 472/324 .290/.331/.403/.734 .781/.713 .732 91/.905 10/6 7/10
8.Morales# G/S/vP 6/1.000 5/.400 3/1.667 2/.000 ··· 2/.500 1/.000 23/1.044 2/.000 409/345 .275/.318/.445/.763 .660/.782 .782 92/.855 0/0 16/0
5.Pujols G/S/vP 2/2.500 1/.000 ··· 6/.733 6/1.867 ··· 1/.000 9/1.000 ··· 526/386 .283/.344/.533/.877 .922/.860 .796 83/.980 8/1 28/7
27.Trout G/S/vP 3/.333 2/1.000 1/no AB 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 2/1.000 ··· 2/1.000 484/348 .337/.401/.585/.986 .910/1.016 1.012 114/.879 41/4 24/4
44.Trumbo G/S/vP 3/.666 1/.000 1/.000 1/no AB ··· 2/.000 ··· 2/.000 2/.000 482/342 .280/.332/.531/.863 .800/.890 .882 100/.548 4/4 30/5
10.Wells G/S/vP 29/.507 6/.000 3/1.000 4/1.000 ··· 1/.000 1/no AB 15/.553 1/.000 197/138 .227/.269/.416/.685 .618/.714 .682 44/.808 2/1 9/0
46.Wilson G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 185/129 .223/.289/.293/.582 .687/.539 .708 20/.347 0/0 2/4
IP 145.0 5.1 54.0 34.1 33.1 76.1 32.0 43.1 28.0 TOTAL .273/.330/.435/.765 .751/.771 .758 .801 104/27 157/75
ERA-K/9 4.47/6.0 1.69/6.8 2.50/8.7 6.82/7.1 3.78/10.3 3.77/9.0 2.25/7.3 4.15/10.0 1.61/8.0 4.37/7.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Iannetta (29-11-7)
 Wilson (45-17-2)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 610/.268 22/.200 222/.227 151/.279 134/.197 325/.224 128/.211 187/.278 119/.292 .258  Hunter
 Trumbo
 Trout
 Kendrick
 Wells
0/0/101/9
49/0/33/4
58/77/4/2
2/0/0/0
49/6/2/0
OPS .770 .473 .666 .819 .584 .685 .641 .794 .711 .740
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 343/.788 9/.819 96/.627 63/.891 86/.408 113/.490 61/.570 88/.772 45/.728 .725
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 267/.747 13/.237 126/.695 88/.766 48/.899 212/.788 67/.697 99/.814 74/.701 .753
Road 270/.702 6/.533 94/.553 56/.751 64/.577 176/.584 44/.615 92/.770 34/.910
Last 28d days 115/.721 22/.473 42/.636 51/.642 35/.651 85/.781 42/.840 25/.931 59/.847
HR/SB/CS 19/5/2 0/0/0 5/2/2 7/0/1 3/0/0 11/8/2 4/3/2 5/3/1 1/3/1 142/93/27
Usage ·····X·· o·ooX··· ·XX·X··· ·Xo·Xo·· ··Xo···· ····X··· o·o·X·X· o·XoX·X· ··X·oX··

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.