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Game Preview: CLE @ BOS, 7:10pm, Saturday, May 12, 2012 @Fenway Park

Indians, 18-14, 18-14 1st, 2 up

SP: Josh Tomlin (27, RHP, 1-2, 4.67)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (1-2) 34.2 36 19 18 7 27 3 4.67
2011 (12-7) 165.1 157 80 78 21 89 24 4.25
2010 (6-4) 73.0 72 38 37 19 43 10 4.56
Last 7 GS 1-4 42.1 47 24 24 8 35 7 5.10 48
2012-05-07 CHW ND 7.1 5 2 2 2 8 0 104 66
2012-05-02 @CHW ND 6.0 5 3 3 2 4 1 82 52
2012-04-26 KCR L 4.2 8 4 4 2 1 0 87 31
2012-04-19 @SEA W 8.0 5 1 1 0 7 0 96 75
2012-04-09 CHW L 5.0 7 4 4 1 7 2 95 43
2011-08-24 SEA L 4.2 11 6 6 1 6 1 90 23
2011-08-19 @DET L 6.2 6 4 4 0 2 3 86 48
Last 5 v.BOS 1-1 20.0 17 10 10 5 10 3 4.50 52
2011-08-01 @BOS ND 6.0 10 5 5 0 2 2 94 34
2011-04-05 BOS W 7.0 3 1 1 3 3 0 91 67
2010-08-05 @BOS L 7.0 4 4 4 2 5 1 93 56
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    8-10   Road:   10-4    ExtrInn: 1-4 
 vsRHP:  14-7    vsLHP:   4-7    1-Run:   7-1 
 vsEast:  2-3    vsCntrl: 8-7    vsWest:  8-4  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 32 Fri, May 11  @BOS  L   5-7       18-14  1st  2.0 up
 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
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:18-12
RedSox, 13-19, 13-19 5th, 7½ GB, 6½ GB in WC

SP: Felix Doubront (24, LHP, 2-1, 5.01)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. CLE Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (2-1) 32.1 35 20 18 15 32 3 5.01
2011 (0-0) 10.1 12 7 7 8 6 1 6.10
2010 (2-2) 25.0 27 16 12 10 23 3 4.32
Last 7 GS 2-2 37.0 42 24 20 17 37 3 4.86 46
2012-05-07 @KCR W 6.1 7 5 3 3 2 0 111 42
2012-05-01 OAK L 4.0 6 5 5 2 8 0 94 36
2012-04-26 @CHW W 6.0 5 3 3 3 2 1 110 49
2012-04-21 NYY ND 6.0 4 1 1 3 7 1 99 64
2012-04-15 TBR ND 5.0 9 4 4 1 7 1 96 39
2012-04-09 @TOR ND 5.0 4 2 2 3 6 0 101 54
2010-07-16 TEX L 4.2 7 4 2 2 5 0 92 41
Has never faced CLE as starter.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    5-11   Road:    8-8    ExtrInn: 0-3 
 vsRHP:   8-14   vsLHP:   5-5    1-Run:   3-4 
 vsEast:  4-8    vsCntrl: 8-7    vsWest:  1-4  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 32 Fri, May 11   CLE  W   7-5       13-19  5th  7.5 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
 Last 10: 2-8    Last 20: 9-11   Last 30:13-17
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Fri, May 11, 2012 BOS  7  CLE  5        W:Clay Buchholz (4-1), L: Ubaldo Jimenez (3-3), S: Alfredo Aceves (6)
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)
Season Series: 2012 - tied 1-1; 2011 - CLE won 6-4; 2010 - Tied 4-4; All-Time - CLE leads 1022-959

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 (4.53 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (5.75 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 61.Doubront*
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 ··· 2/1.000 2/.000 1/2.000 1/.000 1/2.000 3/.666 ··· 134/85 .262/.306/.357/.663 .761/.607 .716 102/.701 2/4 0/0
13.Cabrera# G/S/vP ··· 2/.500 2/.000 2/.000 1/.000 3/1.167 1/.000 3/.000 122/73 .333/.426/.524/.950 .937/.958 1.086 86/.972 2/2 3/3
17.Choo* G/S/vP ··· 3/.333 ··· 1/no AB 3/.000 1/.000 1/.000 13/.725 116/70 .240/.371/.344/.714 .471/.864 .732 80/.727 5/1 1/0
2.Cunningham G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 3/.000 51/27 .227/.320/.273/.593 .638/.549 .641 40/.664 0/1 0/0
33.Damon* G/S/vP 2/1.500 6/.334 10/.786 2/.500 2/.000 10/.944 6/.533 14/.762 42/28 .171/.190/.244/.434 .500/.401 .411 42/.434 0/0 0/0
16.Donald G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 49/26 .178/.188/.178/.365 .186/.519 .438 37/.338 3/0 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 69/.606 0/0 3/1
48.Hafner* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 2/.500 1/3.000 2/1.500 13/.871 125/84 .255/.400/.439/.839 .755/.880 1.035 102/.870 0/0 4/
9.Hannahan* G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 3/1.334 2/1.000 1/.000 4/.000 2/1.000 10/.650 109/70 .305/.380/.463/.843 .667/.938 1.010 86/.843 0/1 3/5
22.Kipnis* G/S/vP ··· 1/2.000 1/5.000 1/.000 ··· 3/.000 2/.500 ··· 144/81 .278/.352/.492/.844 .697/.957 1.181 113/.884 6/1 6/1
35.Kotchman* G/S/vP 2/.000 9/1.569 4/.500 4/.250 1/.000 8/.875 7/1.262 12/.432 112/68 .194/.279/.286/.565 .585/.552 .671 82/.609 3/0 2/1
6.Marson G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.500 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 23/11 .053/.217/.105/.323 .450/.182 .556 20/.375 1/0 0/0
41.Santana# G/S/vP ··· 2/no AB ··· 1/.000 2/.000 2/.500 1/5.000 ··· 136/82 .257/.390/.413/.803 .743/.836 .742 100/.763 1/1 4/3
IP 32.1 13.2 14.2 22.0 5.2 4.0 12.1 14.0 TOTAL .248/.341/.384/.726 .691/.748 .819 .730 23/11 27/17
ERA-K/9 5.01/8.9 6.59/11.8 1.84/4.3 1.23/6.1 1.59/7.9 0.00/11.2 4.38/5.1 5.79/9.0 5.25/6.8

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

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 146/.271 67/.278 55/.196 85/.203 23/.111 13/.154 57/.306 61/.298 .276  Brantley
 Cunningham
 Choo
 Duncan
 Damon
 Donald
0/30/0/2
16/4/9/2
0/0/26/1
25/0/0/0
9/0/0/0
1/0/0/0
OPS .776 .783 .588 .501 .471 .308 .712 .835 .795
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 51/.936 39/.862 23/.798 42/.568 12/.667 10/.400 26/.535 28/.571 .801
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 95/.695 28/.671 32/.446 43/.436 11/.282 3/.000 31/.859 33/1.075 .789
Home 68/.868 46/.711 35/.479 61/.571 19/.336 12/.333 40/.869 30/1.148
Last 28d days 124/.800 56/.700 50/.539 69/.532 23/.471 13/.308 45/.861 44/.947
HR/SB/CS 3/3/0 1/1/0 2/1/0 1/0/0 0/1/0 0/0/0 0/0/0 2/1/0 41/17/4
Usage ····X··· XX···X·X ···o·X·X ·X···XXo oo···X·o oX·o·X·· oX···X·X o···XX·o
RedSox Batters (5.38 RS/G) vs. Indians Pitchers (4.59 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 43.Tomlin
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 14/.572 ··· 7/.453 6/.000 2/1.000 5/.400 ··· 6/1.800 141/101 .265/.302/.447/.749 1.122/.611 .779 112/.735 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 84/.518 0/2 0/2
28.Gonzalez* G/S/vP 6/.334 1/.000 3/.333 2/.000 3/1.000 ··· ··· 1/no AB 148/93 .295/.365/.426/.791 .770/.803 .765 110/.776 0/0 2/0
54.McDonald G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 65/35 .179/.277/.357/.634 .637/.631 .646 46/.644 1/1 2/0
64.Middlebrooks G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/no AB 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 37/24 .314/.351/.714/1.066 1.385/.899 .853 37/1.066 1/0 3/3
66.Nava# G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 1/no AB 1/no AB ··· ··· 1/.000 9/8 .400/.667/.800/1.467 /1.425 1.467 9/1.467 0/0 0/0
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 9/.111 1/.000 5/.200 2/.000 8/.250 ··· ··· 12/.697 140/91 .352/.414/.624/1.038 1.147/.975 1.187 104/1.028 0/1 7/
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 6/.666 ··· 5/.800 2/.000 4/3.500 2/1.000 ··· 9/.000 152/108 .316/.382/.522/.904 .785/.950 .871 114/.877 3/2 5/1
5.Punto# G/S/vP ··· ··· 4/.000 1/no AB 1/.000 3/1.000 ··· 5/.400 42/33 .152/.310/.182/.491 .619/.457 .363 31/.334 0/0 0/1
7.Ross G/S/vP ··· ··· 3/.000 1/.000 1/.000 8/.375 1/2.000 6/.334 125/88 .252/.320/.468/.788 .735/.811 .867 94/.818 0/1 5/0
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP 5/2.550 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 3/.000 1/.000 ··· 3/.000 82/75 .221/.256/.455/.711 .429/.738 .612 63/.753 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 ··· 1/2.000 2/1.000 3/1.667 6/1.600 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 109/94 .353/.385/.500/.885 .333/.977 .867 81/.826 0/0 0/1
IP 34.2 10.1 13.2 14.0 11.2 15.2 18.0 11.1 TOTAL .275/.337/.451/.788 .847/.764 .809 .783 10/9 35/15
ERA-K/9 4.67/7.0 0.87/8.7 3.95/6.6 1.93/12.9 6.94/10.0 2.87/7.5 5.50/8.0 4.76/1.6 4.14/6.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Saltalamacchia (13-3-2)
 Shoppach (4-1-3)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 146/.265 36/.088 60/.204 57/.200 55/.306 62/.208 76/.232 52/.273 .252  Ross
 McDonald
 Byrd
 Nava
 Sweeney
18/7/12/2
15/2/4/2
0/30/0/1
2/0/0/1
0/2/26/0
OPS .730 .227 .544 .658 .912 .624 .723 .778 .712
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 70/.768 16/.192 30/.559 29/.914 23/.490 22/.483 36/.681 23/1.272 .809
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 76/.699 20/.255 30/.530 28/.409 32/1.241 40/.703 40/.759 29/.374 .625
Road 71/.660 20/.255 22/.282 26/.535 27/.954 27/.608 26/.561 20/.662
Last 28d days 107/.616 36/.227 41/.476 37/.547 40/.797 41/.505 47/.752 39/.606
HR/SB/CS 3/0/2 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·o ·X···oXX Xo··oo·· ·o··o·X· ··X·X··· X··X····

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.