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Game Preview: CLE @ BOS, 7:10pm, Thursday, May 10, 2012 @Fenway Park

Indians, 17-13, 17-13 1st, 2 up

SP: Derek Lowe (39, RHP, 4-1, 2.39)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (4-1) 37.2 44 12 10 12 10 2 2.39
2011 (9-17) 187.0 212 110 105 70 137 14 5.05
2010 (16-12) 193.2 204 88 86 61 136 18 4.00
Last 7 GS 4-2 41.2 50 17 15 12 12 3 3.24 48
2012-05-05 TEX ND 6.0 9 2 2 2 1 0 104 45
2012-04-29 LAA W 7.2 3 0 0 2 1 0 107 72
2012-04-24 KCR W 6.0 8 1 1 1 5 0 96 56
2012-04-18 @SEA L 4.1 8 4 4 6 0 2 113 25
2012-04-13 @KCR W 6.2 11 3 3 0 2 0 92 42
2012-04-08 TOR W 7.0 5 2 0 1 1 0 95 63
2011-09-27 PHI L 4.0 6 5 5 0 2 1 72 32
Last 5 v.BOS 0-1 6.1 7 3 3 1 2 0 4.26 48
2009-06-20 @BOS L 6.1 7 3 3 1 2 0 110 48
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    8-10   Road:    9-3    ExtrInn: 1-4 
 vsRHP:  13-6    vsLHP:   4-7    1-Run:   7-1 
 vsEast:  1-2    vsCntrl: 8-7    vsWest:  8-4  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 30 Wed, May  9   CHW  L   1-8       17-13  1st  2.0 up
 29 Tue, May  8   CHW  L   3-5 (10)  17-12  1st  2.0 up
 28 Mon, May  7   CHW  W   3-2       17-11  1st  3.0 up
 27 Mon, May  7   CHW  W   8-6       16-11  1st  3.0 up
 26 Sun, May  6   TEX  W   4-2       15-11  1st  1.5 up
 25 Sat, May  5   TEX  L   2-5 (11)  14-11  1st  1.5 up
 24 Fri, May  4   TEX  W   6-3       14-10  1st  1.5 up
 23 Thu, May  3  @CHW  W   7-5       13-10  1st  1.5 up
 22 Wed, May  2  @CHW  W   6-3       12-10  1st  1.0 up
 21 Tue, May  1  @CHW  L   2-7       11-10  1st    Tied
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:17-13
RedSox, 12-18, 12-18 5th, 7½ GB, 7 GB in WC

SP: Josh Beckett (32, RHP, 2-3, 4.45)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. CLE Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (2-3) 32.1 30 16 16 9 24 7 4.45
2011 (13-7) 193.0 146 65 62 52 175 21 2.89
2010 (6-6) 127.2 151 89 82 45 116 20 5.78
Last 7 GS 2-5 45.2 44 28 28 14 37 11 5.52 49
2012-04-29 @CHW L 6.2 6 3 3 3 8 1 126 55
2012-04-24 @MIN W 6.0 5 2 2 3 5 0 100 56
2012-04-18 TEX L 7.0 7 3 3 1 7 1 110 57
2012-04-13 TBR W 8.0 5 1 1 1 1 0 94 68
2012-04-07 @DET L 4.2 7 7 7 1 3 5 83 24
2011-09-26 @BAL L 6.0 7 6 6 4 5 2 108 35
2011-09-21 BAL L 7.1 7 6 6 1 8 2 109 47
Last 5 v.CLE 3-1 30.2 26 11 11 10 30 3 3.23 57
2011-08-02 CLE ND 6.0 6 2 2 0 7 2 85 59
2011-05-24 @CLE W 6.2 5 1 1 3 6 0 111 63
2011-04-05 @CLE L 5.0 5 3 3 4 4 0 106 45
2010-08-03 CLE W 8.0 3 1 1 0 8 1 103 80
2009-10-03 CLE W 5.0 7 4 4 3 5 0 98 39
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    4-10   Road:    8-8    ExtrInn: 0-3 
 vsRHP:   7-13   vsLHP:   5-5    1-Run:   3-4 
 vsEast:  4-8    vsCntrl: 7-6    vsWest:  1-4  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 30 Wed, May  9  @KCR  L   3-4       12-18  5th  7.5 gb
 29 Tue, May  8  @KCR  L   4-6       12-17  5th  6.5 gb
 28 Mon, May  7  @KCR  W  11-5       12-16  5th  6.5 gb
 27 Sun, May  6   BAL  L   6-9 (17)  11-16  5th  7.5 gb
 26 Sat, May  5   BAL  L   2-8       11-15  5th  7.0 gb
 25 Fri, May  4   BAL  L   4-6 (13)  11-14  5th  7.0 gb
 24 Wed, May  2   OAK  L   2-4       11-13  5th  5.5 gb
 23 Tue, May  1   OAK  L   3-5       11-12  5th  4.5 gb
 22 Mon, Apr 30   OAK  W  11-6       11-11  5th  3.5 gb
 21 Sun, Apr 29  @CHW  L   1-4       10-11  5th  3.5 gb
 Last 10: 2-8    Last 20: 8-12   Last 30:12-18
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Thu, Aug 04, 2011 CLE  7 @BOS  3        W:Justin Masterson (9-7), L: Franklin Morales (0-2), S: none
Wed, Aug 03, 2011 BOS  4  CLE  3        W:Jonathan Papelbon (4-0), L: Joe Smith (2-2), S: none
Tue, Aug 02, 2011 BOS  3  CLE  2        W:Jonathan Papelbon (3-0), L: Vinnie Pestano (1-1), S: none
Mon, Aug 01, 2011 CLE  9 @BOS  6        W:Rafael Perez (4-1), L: Daniel Bard (1-5), S: none
Wed, May 25, 2011 BOS 14 @CLE  2        W:Jon Lester (7-1), L: Mitch Talbot (1-1), S: none
Tue, May 24, 2011 BOS  4 @CLE  2        W:Josh Beckett (4-1), L: Roberto Hernandez (3-5), S: Jonathan Papelbon (9)
Mon, May 23, 2011 CLE  3  BOS  2        W:Joe Smith (2-1), L: Daniel Bard (1-4), S: Chris Perez (13)
Thu, Apr 07, 2011 CLE  1  BOS  0        W:Rafael Perez (2-0), L: Daniel Bard (0-2), S: Chris Perez (2)
Wed, Apr 06, 2011 CLE  8  BOS  4        W:Rafael Perez (1-0), L: Daisuke Matsuzaka (0-1), S: none
Tue, Apr 05, 2011 CLE  3  BOS  1        W:Josh Tomlin (1-0), L: Josh Beckett (0-1), S: Chris Perez (1)
Season Series: 2012 -  0-0; 2011 - CLE won 6-4; 2010 - Tied 4-4; All-Time - CLE leads 1021-958

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
Indians Batters (4.40 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (5.70 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 19.Beckett
G/S/vB
91.Aceves
G/S/vB
32.Albers
G/S/vB
48.Atchison
G/S/vB
53.Hill*
G/S/vB
30.Miller*
G/S/vB
46.Morales*
G/S/vB
59.Mortensen
G/S/vB
44.Padilla
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
23.Brantley* G/S/vP 12/.817 ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 3/.000 ··· 124/77 .233/.282/.319/.601 .707/.537 .586 103/.645 2/4 0/0
13.Cabrera# G/S/vP 19/.921 1/.000 2/.000 1/.000 1/.000 2/2.000 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 112/64 .337/.420/.531/.950 .958/.942 1.126 87/1.033 1/2 3/3
17.Choo* G/S/vP 18/.889 1/no AB ··· 1/no AB 2/.000 ··· ··· 3/1.167 13/.725 106/63 .236/.358/.326/.684 .507/.792 .675 81/.712 5/1 1/0
2.Cunningham G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 3/.000 51/27 .227/.320/.273/.593 .638/.549 .641 42/.631 0/1 0/0
33.Damon* G/S/vP 62/.767 5/.400 10/.786 1/no AB 2/.000 9/.819 4/.833 ··· 14/.762 31/20 .167/.194/.267/.460 .455/.463 .472 31/.460 0/0 0/0
16.Donald G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 ··· 49/26 .178/.188/.178/.365 .186/.519 .438 42/.400 2/0 0/2
47.Duncan G/S/vP 3/.333 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 1/no AB 2/1.000 1/2.000 3/.000 ··· 97/54 .213/.330/.363/.692 .900/.524 .897 77/.629 0/0 3/1
48.Hafner* G/S/vP 24/1.158 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/3.000 2/1.500 5/.200 12/.958 115/76 .256/.400/.456/.856 .759/.905 1.122 97/.842 0/0 4/
9.Hannahan* G/S/vP 8/.250 1/.000 3/1.334 1/.000 1/.000 3/.000 ··· 1/3.000 10/.650 100/64 .291/.374/.419/.792 .667/.861 .919 83/.778 0/1 2/5
22.Kipnis* G/S/vP 3/1.666 ··· 1/5.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 134/73 .265/.341/.470/.811 .697/.905 1.162 110/.897 6/1 5/1
35.Kotchman* G/S/vP 25/.680 8/1.518 4/.500 3/.333 1/.000 6/1.167 6/1.166 ··· 12/.432 103/62 .198/.284/.297/.581 .598/.570 .731 82/.690 3/0 2/1
6.Marson G/S/vP 5/1.600 ··· 2/.500 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/2.000 ··· 23/11 .053/.217/.105/.323 .450/.182 .556 20/.375 1/0 0/0
41.Santana# G/S/vP 9/.111 ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.500 1/5.000 3/.333 ··· 126/74 .265/.397/.431/.828 .776/.857 .798 101/.806 1/1 4/3
IP 32.1 11.2 14.2 20.0 4.2 1.2 11.0 9.1 13.1 TOTAL .243/.336/.377/.714 .697/.726 .807 .736 21/11 25/17
ERA-K/9 4.45/6.7 6.17/13.1 1.84/4.3 1.35/6.3 1.93/7.7 0.00/21.2 4.91/5.7 0.96/11.6 6.08/9.5 5.23/7.0

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Marson (8-3-0)
 Santana (10-5-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 136/.238 55/.261 55/.196 77/.197 18/.143 5/.000 49/.302 33/.182 59/.309 .273  Brantley
 Cunningham
 Choo
 Duncan
 Damon
 Donald
0/28/0/2
15/4/9/2
0/0/24/1
25/0/0/0
7/0/0/0
1/0/0/0
OPS .741 .762 .588 .501 .548 .000 .693 .545 .865 .788
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 66/.778 27/.854 23/.798 34/.584 9/.778 3/.000 18/.410 19/.526 26/.615 .782
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 70/.706 28/.671 32/.446 43/.436 9/.347 2/.000 31/.859 14/.571 33/1.075 .793
Home 58/.545 34/.655 35/.479 53/.583 14/.381 4/.000 32/.876 22/.455 28/1.234
Last 28d days 113/.604 47/.608 50/.539 61/.537 18/.548 5/.000 40/.796 33/.545 42/.995
HR/SB/CS 7/1/0 1/0/0 2/1/0 1/0/0 0/1/0 0/0/0 0/0/0 1/0/0 2/1/0 39/15/4
Usage ········ ···X·X·· ·o·X·X·o ···XXo·· ···X·o·· ·o·X···· ···X·X·· X···X··X ··XX·o··
RedSox Batters (5.40 RS/G) vs. Indians Pitchers (4.57 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 26.Lowe
G/S/vB
50.Hagadone*
G/S/vB
54.Perez
G/S/vB
52.Pestano
G/S/vB
49.Sipp*
G/S/vB
38.Smith
G/S/vB
32.Asencio
G/S/vB
44.Wheeler
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
3.Aviles G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· 7/.453 5/.000 2/1.000 5/.400 ··· 6/1.800 137/97 .266/.304/.453/.757 1.122/.616 .796 118/.798 4/3 5/3
23.Byrd G/S/vP 6/.834 ··· 2/3.500 ··· ··· 2/1.000 ··· 10/1.278 112/78 .192/.234/.202/.436 .826/.333 .262 89/.502 0/2 0/2
28.Gonzalez* G/S/vP 24/.855 ··· 3/.333 2/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 138/86 .279/.341/.393/.734 .755/.719 .648 110/.729 0/0 2/0
54.McDonald G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· 1/no AB ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 64/35 .182/.281/.364/.645 .660/.631 .664 54/.709 1/1 2/0
64.Middlebrooks G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 27/16 .346/.370/.846/1.217 1.455/1.042 .978 27/1.217 1/0 3/2
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 7/.715 ··· 5/.200 2/.000 7/.286 ··· ··· 11/.573 131/84 .359/.420/.650/1.069 1.198/.992 1.275 105/1.151 0/1 7/
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 5/.800 1/.000 2/no AB 2/1.000 ··· 8/.000 142/100 .307/.380/.496/.876 .639/.971 .808 114/.858 3/2 4/1
5.Punto# G/S/vP 12/.788 ··· 4/.000 ··· ··· 3/1.000 ··· 5/.400 37/29 .138/.297/.172/.470 .708/.406 .278 26/.269 0/0 0/1
7.Ross G/S/vP 13/.862 ··· 3/.000 1/.000 ··· 8/.375 1/2.000 5/.400 120/84 .250/.308/.463/.771 .757/.777 .839 99/.819 0/1 5/0
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 76/70 .239/.276/.493/.769 .500/.793 .704 61/.864 0/0 4/3
10.Shoppach G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 3/.000 50/25 .238/.347/.405/.752 .701/.804 1.169 41/.807 1/0 0/0
12.Sweeney* G/S/vP ··· 1/2.000 2/1.000 2/1.500 5/2.000 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 99/85 .355/.384/.516/.900 .357/.993 .895 79/.834 0/0 0/1
IP 37.2 9.1 13.2 13.0 9.0 15.1 18.0 9.2 TOTAL .272/.331/.450/.781 .846/.754 .797 .814 10/9 34/14
ERA-K/9 2.39/2.4 0.96/8.7 3.95/6.6 2.08/13.2 8.00/10.0 2.93/7.1 5.50/8.0 5.59/1.9 4.07/6.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Saltalamacchia (12-3-2)
 Shoppach (3-1-3)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 162/.295 33/.097 60/.204 51/.213 43/.308 61/.212 76/.232 45/.282 .248  McDonald
 Ross
 Byrd
 Sweeney
15/2/3/2
18/7/11/2
0/29/0/1
0/0/25/0
OPS .728 .248 .544 .657 .859 .636 .723 .817 .699
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 72/.952 14/.220 30/.559 25/.882 19/.433 22/.483 36/.681 19/1.350 .801
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 90/.557 19/.269 30/.530 26/.442 24/1.214 39/.723 40/.759 26/.413 .610
Road 54/1.046 17/.301 22/.282 20/.500 15/.833 26/.635 26/.561 13/.731
Last 28d days 135/.774 33/.248 44/.443 38/.570 32/.746 48/.569 50/.735 32/.626
HR/SB/CS 2/1/1 0/1/1 0/1/0 2/0/2 0/1/0 1/1/0 3/1/1 2/0/0 25/18/8
Usage ····X··· ·oo·X··· ·X·X·ooo ···oXX·o ··oo··oo ··o·X·XX X·X····· ·X····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.