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Game Preview: NYY @ BOS, 3:05pm, Friday, April 20, 2012 @Fenway Park

Yankees, 7-6, 7-6 2nd, 1 GB, tied for WC

SP: Ivan Nova (25, RHP, 2-0, 4.15)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (2-0) 13.0 18 6 6 2 15 3 4.15
2011 (16-4) 165.1 163 74 68 57 98 13 3.70
2010 (1-2) 42.0 44 22 21 17 26 4 4.50
Last 7 GS 4-0 46.2 45 16 16 14 32 4 3.09 55
2012-04-15 LAA W 6.0 8 4 4 2 8 2 102 46
2012-04-09 @BAL W 7.0 10 2 2 0 7 1 92 56
2011-09-25 BOS ND 6.1 8 4 4 0 3 0 96 44
2011-09-20 TBR W 7.2 6 0 0 3 3 0 103 67
2011-09-14 @SEA ND 7.1 5 1 1 4 5 0 87 65
2011-09-08 @BAL ND 5.1 5 3 3 3 2 1 97 45
2011-09-02 TOR W 7.0 3 2 2 2 4 0 97 65
Last 5 v.BOS 0-1 15.1 19 12 12 6 8 0 7.04 39
2011-09-25 BOS ND 6.1 8 4 4 0 3 0 96 44
2011-04-09 @BOS ND 4.1 7 4 4 3 3 0 87 33
2010-09-25 BOS L 4.2 4 4 4 3 2 0 81 39
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    4-3    Road:    3-3    ExtrInn: 2-0 
 vsRHP:   4-4    vsLHP:   3-2    1-Run:   2-2 
 vsEast:  3-3    vsCntrl: 2-2    vsWest:  2-1  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 13 Thu, Apr 19   MIN  W   7-6        7-6   2nd  1.0 gb
 12 Wed, Apr 18   MIN  L   5-6        6-6   3rd  1.0 gb
 11 Tue, Apr 17   MIN  W   8-3        6-5   3rd  1.0 gb
 10 Mon, Apr 16   MIN  L   3-7        5-5   3rd  1.0 gb
  9 Sun, Apr 15   LAA  W  11-5        5-4   1st    Tied
  8 Sat, Apr 14   LAA  L   1-7        4-4   2nd  1.0 gb
  7 Fri, Apr 13   LAA  W   5-0        4-3   1st    Tied
  6 Wed, Apr 11  @BAL  W   6-4 (10)   3-3   3rd  1.5 gb
  5 Tue, Apr 10  @BAL  W   5-4 (12)   2-3   4th  1.5 gb
  4 Mon, Apr  9  @BAL  W   6-2        1-3   4th  2.5 gb
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20: 7-6    Last 30: 7-6 
RedSox, 4-8, 4-8 5th, 3½ GB, 2½ GB in WC

SP: Clay Buchholz (27, RHP, 1-0, 9.82)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. NYY Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (1-0) 11.0 14 12 12 5 7 1 9.82
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 3-0 41.0 37 25 24 15 30 4 5.27 49
2012-04-14 TBR W 7.0 6 5 5 3 5 1 104 47
2012-04-08 @DET ND 4.0 8 7 7 2 2 0 78 18
2011-06-16 @TBR W 5.0 2 1 1 3 5 0 81 61
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
Last 5 v.NYY 2-3 29.0 37 18 16 14 17 4 4.97 43
2011-05-13 @NYY W 7.0 5 2 2 1 7 1 110 65
2011-04-09 NYY L 3.2 8 5 4 3 2 1 92 26
2010-08-06 @NYY W 7.1 9 3 3 0 4 1 97 52
2010-05-08 NYY L 5.0 9 6 5 5 1 1 93 23
2009-08-08 @NYY L 6.0 6 2 2 5 3 0 105 50
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    3-3    Road:    1-5    ExtrInn: 0-1 
 vsRHP:   2-6    vsLHP:   2-2    1-Run:   0-3 
 vsEast:  4-3    vsCntrl: 0-3    vsWest:  0-2  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 12 Wed, Apr 18   TEX  L   3-6        4-8   5th  3.0 gb
 11 Tue, Apr 17   TEX  L   3-18       4-7   5th  3.0 gb
 10 Mon, Apr 16   TBR  L   0-1        4-6   5th  2.0 gb
  9 Sun, Apr 15   TBR  W   6-4        4-5   4th  1.0 gb
  8 Sat, Apr 14   TBR  W  13-5        3-5   5th  2.0 gb
  7 Fri, Apr 13   TBR  W  12-2        2-5   5th  2.0 gb
  6 Wed, Apr 11  @TOR  L   1-3        1-5   5th  3.5 gb
  5 Tue, Apr 10  @TOR  L   3-7        1-4   5th  2.5 gb
  4 Mon, Apr  9  @TOR  W   4-2        1-3   4th  2.5 gb
  3 Sun, Apr  8  @DET  L  12-13(11)   0-3   4th  3.0 gb
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20: 4-8    Last 30: 4-8 
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sun, Sep 25, 2011 BOS  7 @NYY  4 (14)   W:Franklin Morales (1-2), L: Scott Proctor (2-5), S: Felix Doubront (1)
Sun, Sep 25, 2011 NYY  6  BOS  2        W:A.J. Burnett (11-11), L: Tim Wakefield (7-8), S: none
Sat, Sep 24, 2011 NYY  9  BOS  1        W:Freddy Garcia (12-8), L: Jon Lester (15-9), S: none
Thu, Sep 01, 2011 NYY  4 @BOS  2        W:Cory Wade (3-0), L: Alfredo Aceves (9-2), S: Mariano Rivera (36)
Wed, Aug 31, 2011 BOS  9  NYY  5        W:Josh Beckett (12-5), L: Phil Hughes (4-5), S: none
Tue, Aug 30, 2011 NYY  5 @BOS  2        W:CC Sabathia (18-7), L: John Lackey (12-10), S: Mariano Rivera (35)
Sun, Aug 07, 2011 BOS  3  NYY  2 (10)   W:Daniel Bard (2-5), L: Phil Hughes (2-4), S: none
Sat, Aug 06, 2011 BOS 10  NYY  4        W:John Lackey (10-8), L: CC Sabathia (16-6), S: none
Fri, Aug 05, 2011 NYY  3 @BOS  2        W:Boone Logan (3-2), L: Jon Lester (11-5), S: Mariano Rivera (29)
Thu, Jun 09, 2011 BOS  8 @NYY  3        W:Josh Beckett (5-2), L: CC Sabathia (7-4), S: none
Season Series: 2012 -  0-0; 2011 - BOS won 12-6; 2010 - Tied 9-9; All-Time - NYY leads 1132-954

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

For the 2011 season

NOTE: Team stats shown are for the 2012 season. Player Stats for the 2011 season. We will switch to 2012 stats on May 1st.

Yankees Batters (5.31 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (6.17 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
48.Atchison
G/S/vB
46.Morales*
G/S/vB
44.Padilla
G/S/vB
63.Tazawa
G/S/vB
50.Thomas*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
24.Cano* G/S/vP 20/1.050 3/1.666 11/1.064 4/1.750 3/1.167 14/1.044 4/2.250 ··· 681/458 .302/.349/.533/.882 .879/.884 .880 60/.724 8/2 28/10
12.Chavez* G/S/vP 2/3.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 17/.694 ··· ··· 175/152 .263/.320/.356/.676 .609/.687 .773 6/.667 0/0 2/0
14.Granderson* G/S/vP 15/.267 9/.222 5/.400 2/.000 2/.500 16/.625 4/.000 ··· 691/472 .262/.364/.552/.916 .944/.902 .911 61/1.056 25/10 41/3
27.Ibanez* G/S/vP 3/1.666 ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· 36/.889 ··· ··· 575/437 .245/.289/.419/.707 .585/.747 .577 38/.802 2/0 20/1
2.Jeter G/S/vP 21/.659 8/.250 17/.364 2/.000 ··· 16/1.000 5/.400 ··· 607/439 .297/.355/.388/.743 .946/.666 .705 63/1.031 16/6 6/12
22.Jones G/S/vP 2/1.500 2/.500 4/.750 5/1.600 ··· 48/.917 ··· ··· 222/76 .247/.356/.495/.851 .923/.709 .775 22/.799 0/0 13/1
55.Martin G/S/vP 8/1.250 4/2.250 9/.222 4/.000 6/.900 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 476/343 .237/.324/.408/.732 .684/.750 .688 43/.529 8/2 18/11
26.Nunez G/S/vP ··· 4/.500 3/.333 2/.500 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 338/217 .265/.313/.385/.698 .742/.673 .716 21/.873 22/6 5/20
13.Rodriguez G/S/vP 21/.955 4/.750 12/.444 6/.834 ··· 16/1.046 5/1.400 ··· 428/319 .276/.362/.461/.823 .750/.848 .779 56/.711 4/1 16/6
19.Stewart G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 183/132 .204/.283/.309/.592 .801/.511 .674 7/.571 0/0 3/7
33.Swisher# G/S/vP 17/.771 5/.200 10/.600 3/.333 2/1.000 22/.449 3/1.667 ··· 635/437 .260/.374/.449/.822 .957/.763 .792 60/.765 2/2 23/1
25.Teixeira# G/S/vP 16/.980 8/1.071 17/1.020 8/.393 2/.500 17/1.271 5/.650 ··· 684/464 .248/.341/.494/.835 .967/.779 .810 55/.772 4/1 39/4
IP 82.2 114.0 64.2 30.1 46.1 8.2 3.0 TOTAL .276/.359/.457/.816 .768/.840 .752 .816 11/3 19/4
ERA-K/9 3.48/6.5 2.61/6.3 4.73/9.5 3.26/5.0 3.69/8.2 4.15/9.3 6.00/12.0 /0.0 6.20/7.4

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Martin (95-40-4)
 Stewart (34-22-2)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 353/.241 474/.204 289/.251 122/.279 193/.237 36/.226 13/.250 / .288  Granderson
 Swisher
 Ibanez
 Jones
 Nunez
0/155/0/11
0/0/141/9
134/0/0/5
39/0/19/1
1/0/3/0
OPS .706 .621 .733 .710 .757 .656 .974 .830
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 177/.706 210/.576 119/.829 49/.769 100/.789 14/1.192 4/1.500 / .866
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 176/.706 264/.656 170/.667 73/.669 93/.725 22/.283 9/.722 / .810
Home 143/.718 274/.614 166/.767 90/.716 111/.970 16/.542 7/1.095 /
Last 28d days 52/.869 14/.896 18/.701 35/.570 24/.691 29/.704 / 18/.911
HR/SB/CS 10/6/3 8/9/0 7/6/4 0/1/3 6/6/0 0/0/0 1/0/0 // 18/5/1
Usage ·····X·· ····oo·· ·XoX···· ··X·o··· ·X··Xo·· ··X·o··· ··XX····

NOTE: Team stats shown are for the 2012 season. Player Stats for the 2011 season. We will switch to 2012 stats on May 1st.

RedSox Batters (4.92 RS/G) vs. Yankees Pitchers (4.77 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 47.Nova
G/S/vB
38.Eppley
G/S/vB
48.Logan*
G/S/vB
41.Phelps
G/S/vB
39.Rapada*
G/S/vB
42.Rivera
G/S/vB
30.Robertson
G/S/vB
29.Soriano
G/S/vB
53.Wade
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
3.Aviles G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· 4/.500 ··· ··· 6/.000 3/.000 1/.000 1/.000 309/216 .255/.289/.409/.698 .924/.601 .701 45/.782 14/4 7/12
28.Gonzalez* G/S/vP 6/.167 ··· 6/.533 ··· 3/1.334 5/.400 5/.400 9/.111 4/.000 715/472 .338/.410/.548/.957 .787/1.046 .929 54/.792 1/0 27/4
54.McDonald G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 1/2.000 2/.000 2/.000 ··· 175/58 .236/.303/.401/.704 .804/.506 .597 29/.366 2/3 6/3
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 9/.347 ··· 14/.671 ··· 8/.542 29/.898 9/.555 6/1.917 2/.500 605/404 .309/.398/.554/.953 .989/.934 1.024 52/1.019 1/1 29/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 6/1.667 ··· 5/1.467 ··· 2/1.500 13/.154 15/1.159 8/.429 3/.666 731/515 .307/.387/.474/.861 1.010/.800 .918 53/.860 26/8 21/7
5.Punto# G/S/vP 1/2.000 ··· 4/.750 ··· 1/4.000 3/.666 2/1.000 2/.000 ··· 166/109 .278/.388/.421/.809 .798/.814 .583 15/.718 1/1 1/3
16.Repko G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 144/92 .226/.270/.286/.555 .633/.512 .638 9/.222 7/2 2/1
7.Ross G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 8/.250 ··· 461/351 .240/.325/.405/.730 .698/.740 .735 47/.790 5/2 14/1
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· 7/.715 ··· ··· 4/.250 3/.000 1/.000 1/.000 386/263 .235/.288/.450/.737 .635/.786 .722 27/.388 1/0 16/6
10.Shoppach G/S/vP 4/.250 ··· 2/.000 ··· 2/1.000 2/1.000 4/.250 ··· 4/.000 253/128 .176/.268/.339/.607 .788/.431 .538 21/1.149 0/0 11/3
71.Spears* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 4/4 .000/.000/.000/.000 /.000 1/.000 0/0 0/0
12.Sweeney* G/S/vP ··· ··· 3/.333 ··· 2/no AB 8/1.000 4/.000 1/.000 ··· 299/249 .265/.346/.341/.687 .404/.743 .751 36/1.109 1/1 1/0
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 15/.800 12/.872 7/.143 ··· 517/355 .258/.373/.459/.833 .987/.764 .989 42/.528 3/0 17/9
IP 165.1 9.0 41.2 16.1 61.1 66.2 39.1 39.2 TOTAL .262/.330/.430/.761 .726/.776 .884 .761 4/3 12/2
ERA-K/9 3.70/5.3 8.00/6.0 3.46/9.9 /0.0 6.06/9.9 1.91/8.8 1.08/13.5 4.12/8.2 2.04/6.8 4.18/9.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Saltalamacchia (83-37-26)
 Shoppach (26-18-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 704/.258 43/.306 185/.261 / 69/.230 233/.215 272/.170 164/.229 157/.221 .269  Ross
 Sweeney
 Repko
 McDonald
 Aviles
 Spears
 Gonzalez
83/22/35/8
41/34/23/3
24/5/27/2
23/13/37/2
1/0/4/0
1/0/0/0
0/0/2/0
OPS .706 1.016 .746 .747 .534 .506 .645 .624 .798
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 355/.681 16/1.115 118/.789 / 53/.336 109/.595 142/.466 76/.850 67/.730 .844
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 349/.730 27/.955 67/.673 / 16/2.212 124/.480 130/.549 88/.477 90/.541 .761
Road 336/.650 10/1.067 91/.860 / 29/.868 113/.643 143/.448 70/.513 78/.626
Last 28d days 56/1.024 / 31/.636 28/.261 20/.754 20/.794 28/.555 26/.862 30/.517
HR/SB/CS 13/10/8 3/1/1 4/3/2 // 3/0/1 3/5/1 1/16/2 4/6/2 5/2/2 17/7/2
Usage ····X··· oX·XX··· ·····X·· ·X·o·o·· o······· o·o·X·o· XX··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.