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Game Preview: ATL @ BOS, 7:15pm, Saturday, June 23, 2012 @Fenway Park

Braves, 38-32, 38-32 3rd, 3 GB, ½ GB in WC

SP: Randall Delgado (22, RHP, 4-7, 4.12)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (4-7) 74.1 62 35 34 37 60 6 4.12
2011 (1-1) 35.0 29 12 11 14 18 5 2.83
Last 7 GS 2-4 40.2 30 18 17 22 29 3 3.76 53
2012-06-17 BAL L 8.0 3 2 2 1 6 0 102 73
2012-06-11 NYY L 5.0 5 3 3 6 5 1 110 44
2012-06-06 @MIA W 6.1 2 1 1 1 7 0 80 71
2012-05-29 STL W 5.1 6 3 3 3 1 1 98 42
2012-05-24 @CIN L 5.1 7 4 4 3 4 0 84 39
2012-05-19 @TBR L 4.0 3 4 4 5 2 1 84 37
2012-05-14 CIN ND 6.2 4 1 0 3 4 0 107 65
Has never faced BOS as starter.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   15-17   Road:   23-15   ExtrInn: 4-0 
 vsRHP:  25-18   vsLHP:  13-14   1-Run:  10-5 
 vsEast:  8-11   vsCntrl:14-11   vsWest:  8-2  IL: 8-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 70 Fri, Jun 22  @BOS  W   4-1       38-32  3rd  3.0 gb
 69 Wed, Jun 20  @NYY  W  10-5       37-32  3rd  3.5 gb
 68 Tue, Jun 19  @NYY  W   4-3       36-32  3rd  3.5 gb
 67 Mon, Jun 18  @NYY  L   2-6       35-32  3rd  4.5 gb
 66 Sun, Jun 17   BAL  L   0-2       35-31  2nd  4.0 gb
 65 Sat, Jun 16   BAL  L   0-5       35-30  2nd  4.0 gb
 64 Fri, Jun 15   BAL  W   4-2       35-29  2nd  4.0 gb
 63 Wed, Jun 13   NYY  L   2-3       34-29  2nd  5.0 gb
 62 Tue, Jun 12   NYY  L   4-6       34-28  2nd  4.0 gb
 61 Mon, Jun 11   NYY  L   0-3       34-27  2nd  3.0 gb
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:13-17
RedSox, 36-34, 36-34 4th, 5½ GB, 4 GB in WC

SP: Franklin Morales (26, LHP, 0-1, 3.14)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. ATL Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (0-1) 28.2 25 10 10 8 29 2 3.14
2011 (1-2) 46.1 40 21 19 19 42 6 3.69
2010 (0-4) 28.2 28 22 20 24 27 5 6.28
Last 7 GS 2-2 32.1 37 23 23 15 25 5 6.40 43
2012-06-17 @CHC ND 5.0 4 2 2 0 9 0 80 60
2009-04-21 @ARI ND 2.0 3 2 2 0 3 2 33 45
2009-04-08 @ARI W 6.0 4 1 1 1 6 1 91 65
2008-04-28 @SFG L 4.1 6 4 4 5 1 0 82 31
2008-04-23 CHC ND 6.0 8 3 3 1 3 1 109 46
2008-04-18 @HOU W 5.0 5 4 4 4 2 0 113 39
2008-04-12 @ARI L 4.0 7 7 7 4 1 1 84 17
Has never faced ATL as starter.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   17-20   Road:   19-14   ExtrInn: 0-4 
 vsRHP:  22-25   vsLHP:  14-9    1-Run:   8-8 
 vsEast: 11-15   vsCntrl:13-8    vsWest:  3-4  IL: 9-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 70 Fri, Jun 22   ATL  L   1-4       36-34  4th  5.5 gb
 69 Thu, Jun 21   MIA  W   6-5       36-33  4th  5.5 gb
 68 Wed, Jun 20   MIA  W  15-5       35-33  4th  6.0 gb
 67 Tue, Jun 19   MIA  W   7-5       34-33  5th  7.0 gb
 66 Sun, Jun 17  @CHC  W   7-4       33-33  5th  7.5 gb
 65 Sat, Jun 16  @CHC  W   4-3       32-33  5th  7.5 gb
 64 Fri, Jun 15  @CHC  L   0-3       31-33  5th  7.5 gb
 63 Wed, Jun 13  @MIA  W  10-2       31-32  4th  6.5 gb
 62 Tue, Jun 12  @MIA  W   2-1       30-32  5th  6.5 gb
 61 Mon, Jun 11  @MIA  L   1-4       29-32  5th  6.5 gb
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:17-13
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Fri, Jun 22, 2012 ATL  4 @BOS  1        W:Jair Jurrjens (1-2), L: Jon Lester (4-5), S: Craig Kimbrel (21)

Sun, Jun 28, 2009 ATL  2  BOS  1        W:Tommy Hanson (4-0), L: Brad Penny (6-3), S: Mike Gonzalez (9)
Sat, Jun 27, 2009 BOS  1 @ATL  0        W:Tim Wakefield (10-3), L: Javier Vazquez (5-7), S: Jonathan Papelbon (18)
Fri, Jun 26, 2009 BOS  4 @ATL  1        W:Josh Beckett (9-3), L: Jair Jurrjens (5-6), S: none
Sun, Jun 21, 2009 BOS  6  ATL  5        W:Jonathan Papelbon (1-1), L: Jeff Bennett (2-4), S: none
Sat, Jun 20, 2009 BOS  3  ATL  0        W:Josh Beckett (8-3), L: Derek Lowe (7-5), S: none
Fri, Jun 19, 2009 ATL  8 @BOS  2        W:Kenshin Kawakami (4-6), L: Daisuke Matsuzaka (1-5), S: none
Wed, Jun 20, 2007 BOS 11 @ATL  0        W:Julian Tavarez (5-4), L: Buddy Carlyle (1-2), S: none
Tue, Jun 19, 2007 BOS  4 @ATL  0        W:Josh Beckett (10-1), L: Tim Hudson (6-5), S: none
Mon, Jun 18, 2007 ATL  9  BOS  4        W:Chuck James (6-6), L: Curt Schilling (6-4), S: none
Season Series: 2012 - ATL over 1-0; 2011 -  0-0; 2010 -  0-0; All-Time - ATL leads 28-24

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
Braves Batters (4.54 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.60 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 46.Morales*
G/S/vB
91.Aceves
G/S/vB
32.Albers
G/S/vB
48.Atchison
G/S/vB
37.Melancon
G/S/vB
30.Miller*
G/S/vB
59.Mortensen
G/S/vB
44.Padilla
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
24.Bourn* G/S/vP 3/.666 1/2.000 3/.000 ··· 1/2.000 6/2.033 ··· 6/.334 321/203 .308/.355/.441/.797 .717/.842 .783 98/.835 18/7 6/1
23.Diaz G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 2/.000 18/.771 ··· ··· 97/30 .239/.299/.352/.651 .801/.315 .542 41/.420 0/0 2/0
25.Francisco* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 107/82 .223/.243/.417/.660 .573/.687 .569 19/.421 1/1 5/4
5.Freeman* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· 246/151 .251/.301/.439/.740 .607/.825 .778 51/.723 0/0 9/1
22.Heyward* G/S/vP 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 7/.629 ··· ··· 261/165 .270/.346/.494/.840 .681/.937 .920 79/.994 10/3 10/1
20.Hinske* G/S/vP ··· 3/.000 6/1.133 1/.000 3/.000 2/3.500 ··· 14/.748 102/87 .196/.265/.250/.515 .276/.557 .507 33/.218 0/0 1/2
10.Jones# G/S/vP 2/.000 1/2.000 6/1.334 1/.000 1/2.000 7/.762 1/.000 46/.935 151/97 .276/.351/.418/.769 .799/.753 .855 37/.482 0/0 5/6
16.McCann* G/S/vP 2/.500 1/.000 2/.000 1/.000 2/5.000 6/1.000 ··· 8/.875 229/155 .239/.314/.415/.729 .769/.708 .591 78/.691 1/0 9/1
14.Prado G/S/vP 3/1.167 1/.000 4/.666 ··· 1/.000 7/.572 ··· ··· 301/201 .319/.378/.467/.845 1.018/.757 .839 98/.707 7/1 5/3
8.Ross G/S/vP ··· ··· 4/.500 1/.000 1/2.000 6/1.867 ··· 6/1.133 72/40 .281/.361/.469/.830 1.154/.592 .900 22/1.079 0/0 3/1
19.Simmons G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 68/37 .323/.368/.500/.868 .959/.793 .780 68/.868 0/0 2/1
26.Uggla G/S/vP 3/.000 1/.000 6/1.833 2/1.500 3/.333 ··· ··· 5/.400 300/197 .244/.373/.435/.808 .887/.768 .817 93/.824 0/2 11/8
2.Wilson G/S/vP 3/1.667 ··· 9/.888 1/no AB ··· 5/.250 3/.666 15/.971 69/42 .175/.197/.222/.419 .551/.333 .323 11/.700 0/0 0/1
IP 28.2 35.2 28.2 38.1 7.0 15.0 11.2 26.0 TOTAL .257/.321/.404/.725 .732/.721 .720 .705 39/14 69/39
ERA-K/9 3.14/9.1 4.54/9.8 1.88/6.0 1.17/6.8 15.43/5.1 2.40/10.2 1.54/9.2 4.15/8.7 4.33/7.4

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 McCann (32-14-4)
 Ross (9-5-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 121/.231 152/.235 113/.200 145/.199 38/.406 57/.160 43/.209 111/.282 .258  Prado
 Heyward
 Diaz
 Bourn
 Hinske
51/0/0/4
0/1/65/4
15/0/6/2
0/69/0/1
1/0/4/0
OPS .648 .654 .561 .477 1.380 .506 .674 .742 .733
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 49/.500 84/.681 43/.714 67/.483 17/1.861 35/.450 22/.455 51/.528 .734
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 72/.744 68/.618 70/.475 78/.471 21/1.000 22/.596 21/.905 60/.926 .732
Home 59/.737 93/.654 61/.475 104/.553 22/1.605 34/.448 32/.656 47/.830
Last 28d days 49/.503 57/.678 33/.492 41/.420 20/.476 23/.664 10/1.100 25/.520
HR/SB/CS 2/0/0 3/3/0 3/2/1 1/2/0 5/0/1 1/0/0 2/0/0 2/1/1 73/51/12
Usage ·····X·· ·o·X·oo· ···o·X·· ·X···ooo X·o··o·X ·o·o·o·· o·X····· ···o··o·
RedSox Batters (5.13 RS/G) vs. Braves Pitchers (4.19 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 40.Delgado
G/S/vB
32.Durbin
G/S/vB
46.Kimbrel
G/S/vB
50.Martinez
G/S/vB
54.Medlen
G/S/vB
34.O'Flaherty*
G/S/vB
38.Varvaro
G/S/vB
39.Venters*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
3.Aviles G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 1/.000 1/.000 3/1.167 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 294/207 .263/.282/.421/.703 .875/.632 .664 94/.606 8/4 9/6
28.Gonzalez* G/S/vP ··· 5/.200 1/.000 ··· 1/no AB 2/1.000 ··· 2/.000 304/192 .256/.313/.392/.704 .713/.699 .717 99/.635 0/0 5/2
55.Kalish* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 19/14 .222/.263/.222/.485 .400/.516 .481 19/.485 0/0 0/1
54.McDonald G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 89/46 .211/.299/.382/.680 .637/.721 .652 24/.814 1/1 2/0
64.Middlebrooks G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 148/95 .319/.358/.558/.916 .921/.913 1.010 60/.947 2/1 8/5
66.Nava# G/S/vP ··· 1/3.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 137/99 .339/.456/.523/.979 .691/1.087 1.058 74/.954 3/0 2/1
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP ··· 7/.429 1/.000 ··· ··· 7/.762 ··· ··· 295/191 .305/.390/.598/.987 .996/.979 1.096 98/1.075 0/1 18/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP ··· 10/.200 ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 289/201 .260/.316/.389/.705 .708/.703 .682 76/.416 3/3 5/1
5.Punto# G/S/vP ··· 8/.500 2/.000 ··· 4/.250 1/.000 ··· 1/no AB 89/76 .208/.333/.292/.625 .413/.663 .366 41/.804 4/0 1/2
7.Ross G/S/vP 3/1.666 12/.523 2/.000 1/.000 9/.472 2/.000 ··· 3/.000 168/118 .265/.341/.531/.872 1.034/.804 .852 16/.767 0/1 9/0
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP ··· 4/.500 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 196/166 .260/.306/.547/.853 .744/.872 .909 75/.793 0/0 13/6
10.Shoppach G/S/vP ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 93/47 .275/.363/.550/.913 .919/.904 1.030 23/.923 1/0 4/1
20.Youkilis G/S/vP ··· 8/.393 ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· 161/116 .225/.311/.359/.670 .761/.636 .754 74/.649 0/0 4/3
IP 74.1 28.2 27.0 34.2 32.1 25.0 3.1 27.2 TOTAL .269/.329/.443/.772 .790/.764 .796 .744 28/14 82/35
ERA-K/9 4.12/7.3 3.77/7.5 1.33/14.7 4.41/8.8 3.34/5.0 3.60/7.6 8.10/10.9 3.90/11.7 3.97/7.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Saltalamacchia (39-7-2)
 Shoppach (12-5-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 316/.230 121/.229 103/.129 144/.274 127/.261 109/.277 15/.333 131/.306 .248  Nava
 Ross
 McDonald
 Gonzalez
 Kalish
34/0/0/4
19/7/23/3
19/4/9/2
0/0/18/1
0/5/0/0
OPS .683 .719 .353 .760 .668 .770 1.012 .876 .713
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 152/.747 44/.613 49/.210 67/.637 56/.657 38/.358 6/1.500 47/.784 .702
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 164/.624 77/.786 54/.479 77/.864 71/.678 71/.994 9/.661 84/.929 .721
Road 134/.651 58/.900 55/.320 68/.778 60/.657 74/.700 4/1.250 69/.743
Last 28d days 98/.608 47/.467 33/.121 45/.716 26/.746 35/.748 15/1.012 46/.729
HR/SB/CS 6/1/3 5/2/1 0/3/0 4/2/0 1/0/1 3/1/1 1/0/0 4/2/0 72/41/19
Usage ·····X·· o·Xo·o·o X··o···o ······X· ··o·X··X ··Xo·o·· ····X·X· ··XXo·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.