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Game Preview: CLE @ BOS, 7:10pm, Friday, May 11, 2012 @Fenway Park

Indians, 18-13, 18-13 1st, 2 up

SP: Ubaldo Jimenez (28, RHP, 3-2, 4.04)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (3-2) 35.2 32 19 16 25 20 5 4.04
2011 (10-13) 188.1 186 111 98 78 180 17 4.68
2010 (19-8) 221.2 164 73 71 92 214 10 2.88
Last 7 GS 3-3 40.2 41 25 22 28 23 5 4.87 45
2012-05-06 TEX W 7.0 2 0 0 5 6 0 108 74
2012-05-01 @CHW L 4.2 8 7 4 6 1 2 105 21
2012-04-25 KCR L 6.0 6 4 4 3 2 2 113 43
2012-04-20 @OAK W 6.0 6 2 2 5 3 1 107 50
2012-04-15 @KCR W 5.0 9 4 4 3 5 0 112 35
2012-04-07 TOR ND 7.0 1 2 2 3 3 0 95 67
2011-09-26 @DET L 5.0 9 6 6 3 3 0 94 25
Last 5 v.BOS 0-0 5.2 10 6 6 0 7 1 9.53 32
2010-06-23 BOS ND 5.2 10 6 6 0 7 1 106 32
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    8-10   Road:   10-3    ExtrInn: 1-4 
 vsRHP:  14-6    vsLHP:   4-7    1-Run:   7-1 
 vsEast:  2-2    vsCntrl: 8-7    vsWest:  8-4  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 31 Thu, May 10  @BOS  W   8-3       18-13  1st  2.0 up
 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
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:18-12
RedSox, 12-19, 12-19 5th, 7½ GB, 6 GB in WC

SP: Clay Buchholz (27, RHP, 3-1, 9.09)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. CLE Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (3-1) 32.2 47 34 33 19 20 10 9.09
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 4-1 37.2 49 35 34 22 25 10 8.12 35
2012-05-06 BAL ND 3.2 7 5 5 4 4 3 81 27
2012-04-30 OAK W 6.2 7 6 6 5 5 1 99 36
2012-04-25 @MIN W 5.1 10 5 5 3 2 0 107 27
2012-04-20 NYY L 6.0 9 6 5 2 2 5 103 32
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
Last 5 v.CLE 0-1 17.1 12 11 11 8 11 2 5.71 50
2011-05-23 @CLE ND 7.1 4 2 2 2 4 1 94 64
2010-06-09 @CLE L 7.0 3 3 3 4 1 0 107 56
2009-10-04 CLE ND 3.0 5 6 6 2 6 1 70 29
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    4-11   Road:    8-8    ExtrInn: 0-3 
 vsRHP:   7-14   vsLHP:   5-5    1-Run:   3-4 
 vsEast:  4-8    vsCntrl: 7-7    vsWest:  1-4  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 31 Thu, May 10   CLE  L   3-8       12-19  5th  7.5 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
 Last 10: 2-8    Last 20: 8-12   Last 30:12-18
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Thu, May 10, 2012 CLE  8 @BOS  3        W:Derek Lowe (5-1), L: Josh Beckett (2-4), S: none

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
Season Series: 2012 - CLE over 1-0; 2011 - CLE won 6-4; 2010 - Tied 4-4; All-Time - CLE leads 1022-958

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 (4.52 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (5.77 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
53.Hill*
G/S/vB
30.Miller*
G/S/vB
46.Morales*
G/S/vB
44.Padilla
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
23.Brantley* G/S/vP 3/.000 1/.000 2/.000 1/2.000 1/.000 ··· 3/.666 ··· 129/81 .256/.302/.355/.658 .735/.612 .709 103/.695 2/4 0/0
13.Cabrera# G/S/vP 3/2.334 2/.500 2/.000 2/.000 1/.000 3/1.167 1/.000 2/.000 117/68 .343/.427/.539/.967 .937/.986 1.157 87/1.012 2/2 3/3
17.Choo* G/S/vP 6/.333 2/no AB ··· 1/no AB 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 13/.725 111/66 .239/.369/.337/.706 .483/.848 .718 81/.717 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 9/.472 5/.400 10/.786 2/.500 2/.000 10/.944 5/.650 14/.762 36/23 .171/.194/.257/.452 .538/.401 .445 36/.452 0/0 0/0
16.Donald G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 49/26 .178/.188/.178/.365 .186/.519 .438 42/.400 2/0 0/2
47.Duncan G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 1/no AB 2/1.000 1/2.000 ··· 97/54 .213/.330/.363/.692 .900/.524 .897 73/.618 0/0 3/1
48.Hafner* G/S/vP 3/.000 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 1/3.000 2/1.500 12/.958 120/80 .245/.392/.436/.828 .738/.873 1.029 97/.858 0/0 4/
9.Hannahan* G/S/vP 3/1.167 1/.000 3/1.334 2/1.000 1/.000 4/.000 1/.000 10/.650 104/66 .300/.379/.456/.834 .628/.950 1.010 83/.829 0/1 3/5
22.Kipnis* G/S/vP ··· 1/2.000 1/5.000 1/.000 ··· 3/.000 1/.000 ··· 139/77 .270/.343/.492/.835 .685/.955 1.186 111/.918 6/1 6/1
35.Kotchman* G/S/vP 11/1.363 8/1.518 4/.500 4/.250 1/.000 7/1.000 7/1.262 12/.432 107/64 .194/.283/.290/.573 .600/.556 .704 82/.686 3/0 2/1
6.Marson G/S/vP 5/.200 ··· 2/.500 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 23/11 .053/.217/.105/.323 .450/.182 .556 20/.375 1/0 0/0
41.Santana# G/S/vP ··· 1/no AB ··· 1/.000 1/.000 2/.500 1/5.000 ··· 131/78 .255/.382/.415/.797 .759/.816 .722 101/.789 1/1 4/3
IP 32.2 12.2 14.2 22.0 5.2 3.1 12.0 13.1 TOTAL .246/.338/.385/.724 .688/.748 .822 .744 22/11 27/17
ERA-K/9 9.09/5.5 6.39/12.0 1.84/4.3 1.23/6.1 1.59/7.9 0.00/13.6 4.50/5.2 6.08/9.5 5.29/7.0

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

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 160/.343 61/.265 55/.196 85/.203 21/.118 10/.100 54/.298 59/.309 .275  Brantley
 Cunningham
 Choo
 Duncan
 Damon
 Donald
0/29/0/2
16/4/9/2
0/0/25/1
25/0/0/0
8/0/0/0
1/0/0/0
OPS 1.041 .771 .588 .501 .462 .200 .690 .865 .795
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 96/1.011 33/.855 23/.798 42/.568 11/.614 7/.286 23/.461 26/.615 .801
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 64/1.085 28/.671 32/.446 43/.436 10/.311 3/.000 31/.859 33/1.075 .790
Home 109/1.074 40/.682 35/.479 61/.571 17/.310 9/.222 37/.847 28/1.234
Last 28d days 138/1.038 53/.632 50/.539 69/.532 21/.462 10/.200 45/.781 42/.995
HR/SB/CS 10/1/0 1/0/0 2/1/0 1/0/0 0/1/0 0/0/0 0/0/0 2/1/0 41/16/4
Usage ····X··· X···X·X· ··o·X·X· X···XXo· o···X·o· X·o·X··· X···X·X· ···XX·o·
RedSox Batters (5.32 RS/G) vs. Indians Pitchers (4.52 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 30.Jimenez
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 ··· ··· 7/.453 6/.000 2/1.000 5/.400 ··· 6/1.800 141/101 .265/.302/.447/.749 1.122/.611 .779 117/.792 4/3 5/3
23.Byrd G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/3.500 ··· ··· 2/1.000 ··· 10/1.278 115/81 .196/.237/.206/.442 .826/.345 .285 88/.494 0/2 0/2
28.Gonzalez* G/S/vP 32/.698 1/.000 3/.333 2/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 143/89 .283/.343/.402/.744 .727/.754 .673 110/.720 0/0 2/0
54.McDonald G/S/vP 5/1.400 ··· 1/no AB ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 64/35 .182/.281/.364/.645 .660/.631 .664 49/.661 1/1 2/0
64.Middlebrooks G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 32/20 .323/.344/.742/1.086 1.333/.929 .842 32/1.086 1/0 3/2
66.Nava# G/S/vP 3/2.000 ··· 1/.000 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· ··· 4/4 .500/.750/1.000/1.750 /1.750 1.750 4/1.750 0/0 0/0
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 3/.000 1/.000 5/.200 2/.000 8/.250 ··· ··· 11/.573 136/87 .352/.412/.631/1.043 1.147/.980 1.205 105/1.103 0/1 7/
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· 5/.800 2/.000 3/5.000 2/1.000 ··· 8/.000 147/104 .303/.374/.508/.882 .754/.932 .824 114/.873 3/2 5/1
5.Punto# G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· 4/.000 1/no AB ··· 3/1.000 ··· 5/.400 38/30 .138/.316/.172/.488 .708/.430 .316 27/.296 0/0 0/1
7.Ross G/S/vP 6/.333 ··· 3/.000 1/.000 ··· 8/.375 1/2.000 5/.400 120/84 .250/.308/.463/.771 .757/.777 .839 94/.842 0/1 5/0
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 77/71 .236/.273/.486/.759 .500/.782 .687 62/.850 0/0 4/3
10.Shoppach G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 3/.000 53/28 .250/.365/.409/.774 .701/.842 1.170 39/.679 1/0 0/0
12.Sweeney* G/S/vP 3/.000 1/2.000 2/1.000 3/1.667 5/2.000 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 104/90 .351/.385/.505/.890 .357/.976 .874 81/.832 0/0 0/1
IP 35.2 10.1 13.2 14.0 9.2 15.2 18.0 9.2 TOTAL .272/.333/.449/.781 .846/.754 .796 .801 10/9 35/14
ERA-K/9 4.04/5.0 0.87/8.7 3.95/6.6 1.93/12.9 8.38/9.3 2.87/7.5 5.50/8.0 5.59/1.9 4.03/6.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Saltalamacchia (12-3-2)
 Shoppach (4-1-3)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 160/.237 36/.088 60/.204 57/.200 46/.310 62/.208 76/.232 45/.282 .249  Ross
 McDonald
 Byrd
 Sweeney
 Nava
18/7/11/2
15/2/4/2
0/30/0/1
0/1/26/0
1/0/0/0
OPS .764 .227 .544 .658 .917 .624 .723 .817 .702
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 81/.943 16/.192 30/.559 29/.914 21/.390 22/.483 36/.681 19/1.350 .802
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 79/.591 20/.255 30/.530 28/.409 25/1.384 40/.703 40/.759 26/.413 .614
Road 82/1.025 20/.255 22/.282 26/.535 18/.980 27/.608 26/.561 13/.731
Last 28d days 135/.870 36/.227 44/.443 41/.626 34/.855 45/.532 50/.735 32/.626
HR/SB/CS 5/3/1 0/1/1 0/1/0 2/0/2 1/1/0 1/1/0 3/1/1 2/0/0 26/18/8
Usage ····X··· o·oo·X·· ··X·X·oo X···oXX· o··oo··o o··o·X·X ·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.