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Game Preview: CHW @ BOS, 7:10pm, Monday, July 16, 2012 @Fenway Park

WhiteSox, 49-39, 49-39 1st, 3½ up

SP: Dylan Axelrod (26, RHP, 1-2, 6.16)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (1-2) 30.2 34 21 21 11 22 7 6.16
2011 (1-0) 18.2 18 6 6 9 19 1 2.89
Last 7 GS 1-2 36.0 41 24 24 15 26 6 6.00 44
2012-07-08 TOR L 3.0 6 7 7 2 4 3 70 21
2012-07-04 TEX ND 5.2 7 4 4 2 2 1 107 39
2012-06-28 @NYY ND 7.0 6 2 2 3 4 0 115 58
2012-06-23 MIL ND 5.1 6 5 5 0 3 0 103 39
2012-05-06 @DET L 4.1 6 2 2 2 4 2 99 45
2011-09-26 TOR W 6.0 3 0 0 2 6 0 87 70
2011-09-20 @CLE ND 4.2 7 4 4 4 3 0 101 33
Has never faced BOS as starter.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   24-22   Road:   25-17   ExtrInn: 4-5 
 vsRHP:  37-25   vsLHP:  12-14   1-Run:  14-11
 vsEast: 10-11   vsCntrl:19-13   vsWest: 11-6  IL: 9-9 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 88 Sun, Jul 15  @KCR  W   2-1       49-39  1st  3.5 up
 87 Sat, Jul 14  @KCR  L   3-6       48-39  1st  3.0 up
 86 Fri, Jul 13  @KCR  W   9-8 (14)  48-38  1st  3.0 up
 85 Sun, Jul  8   TOR  L   9-11      47-38  1st  3.0 up
 84 Sat, Jul  7   TOR  W   2-0       47-37  1st  3.0 up
 83 Fri, Jul  6   TOR  W   4-2       46-37  1st  3.0 up
 82 Thu, Jul  5   TEX  W   2-1       45-37  1st  2.0 up
 81 Wed, Jul  4   TEX  W   5-4 (10)  44-37  1st  2.0 up
 80 Tue, Jul  3   TEX  W  19-2       43-37  1st  2.0 up
 79 Sun, Jul  1  @NYY  L   2-4       42-37  1st  1.5 up
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:14-6    Last 30:17-13
RedSox, 45-44, 45-44 4th, 9½ GB, 4 GB in WC

SP: Aaron Cook (33, RHP, 2-2, 4.37)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. CHW Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (2-2) 22.2 25 13 11 2 2 2 4.37
2011 (3-10) 97.0 127 67 65 37 48 9 6.03
2010 (6-8) 127.2 147 77 72 52 62 11 5.08
Last 7 GS 2-5 38.0 42 26 24 10 18 3 5.68 44
2012-07-04 @OAK L 6.0 9 3 3 1 0 1 80 41
2012-06-29 @SEA W 9.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 81 85
2012-06-24 ATL W 5.0 6 3 2 0 0 0 79 45
2012-05-05 BAL L 2.2 8 7 6 1 0 1 48 15
2011-09-21 SDP L 5.0 6 4 4 2 8 0 78 45
2011-09-04 @SDP L 6.0 4 3 3 4 2 0 93 50
2011-08-30 @ARI L 4.1 7 6 6 2 6 1 76 29
Last 5 v.CHW 1-0 12.0 15 4 4 6 4 1 3.00 48
2011-06-30 CHW ND 6.0 5 1 1 4 1 0 89 55
2008-06-15 @CHW W 6.0 10 3 3 2 3 1 105 41
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   22-24   Road:   23-20   ExtrInn: 1-5 
 vsRHP:  27-34   vsLHP:  18-10   1-Run:   9-12
 vsEast: 16-20   vsCntrl:13-8    vsWest:  5-9  IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 89 Sun, Jul 15  @TBR  W   7-3       45-44  4th  9.5 gb
 88 Sat, Jul 14  @TBR  L   3-5       44-44  4th 10.5 gb
 87 Fri, Jul 13  @TBR  W   3-1       44-43  4th  9.5 gb
 86 Sun, Jul  8   NYY  L   3-7       43-43  4th  9.5 gb
 85 Sat, Jul  7   NYY  W   9-5       43-42  4th  8.5 gb
 84 Sat, Jul  7   NYY  L   1-6       42-42  4th  8.5 gb
 83 Fri, Jul  6   NYY  L   8-10      42-41  4th  8.5 gb
 82 Wed, Jul  4  @OAK  L   2-3       42-40  4th  7.5 gb
 81 Tue, Jul  3  @OAK  L   2-3       42-39  4th  6.5 gb
 80 Mon, Jul  2  @OAK  L   1-6       42-38  3rd  6.5 gb
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 9-11   Last 30:16-14
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sun, Apr 29, 2012 CHW  4  BOS  1        W:Gavin Floyd (2-3), L: Josh Beckett (2-3), S: Matt Thornton (1)
Sat, Apr 28, 2012 BOS  1 @CHW  0        W:Jon Lester (1-2), L: Jake Peavy (3-1), S: Alfredo Aceves (5)
Fri, Apr 27, 2012 BOS 10 @CHW  3        W:Daniel Bard (2-2), L: John Danks (2-3), S: none
Thu, Apr 26, 2012 BOS 10 @CHW  3        W:Felix Doubront (1-0), L: Philip Humber (1-1), S: Junichi Tazawa (1)

Sun, Jul 31, 2011 BOS  5 @CHW  3        W:Alfredo Aceves (7-1), L: Jesse Crain (5-3), S: Jonathan Papelbon (24)
Sat, Jul 30, 2011 BOS 10 @CHW  2        W:Jon Lester (11-4), L: Philip Humber (8-7), S: none
Fri, Jul 29, 2011 CHW  3  BOS  1        W:Gavin Floyd (9-9), L: Tim Wakefield (6-4), S: Sergio Santos (22)
Wed, Jun 01, 2011 CHW  7 @BOS  4        W:Gavin Floyd (6-5), L: Matt Albers (1-3), S: Sergio Santos (9)
Tue, May 31, 2011 CHW 10 @BOS  7        W:Philip Humber (4-3), L: Alfredo Aceves (2-1), S: Chris Sale (2)
Mon, May 30, 2011 CHW  7 @BOS  3        W:Jake Peavy (2-0), L: Jon Lester (7-2), S: none
Season Series: 2012 - BOS over 3-1; 2011 - CHW won 4-2; 2010 - CHW won 6-1; All-Time - BOS leads 959-924

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
WhiteSox Batters (4.81 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.47 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 35.Cook
G/S/vB
91.Aceves
G/S/vB
32.Albers
G/S/vB
37.Melancon
G/S/vB
30.Miller*
G/S/vB
46.Morales*
G/S/vB
44.Padilla
G/S/vB
63.Tazawa
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
15.Beckham G/S/vP 2/2.000 7/.572 2/1.000 2/.000 3/.666 ··· ··· 6/.167 342/253 .241/.296/.376/.672 .690/.666 .610 78/.720 3/2 9/5
7.Danks* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 23/13 .364/.348/.409/.757 .800/.724 .818 10/.633 1/1 0/0
30.De Aza* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 385/279 .279/.348/.401/.749 .681/.774 .746 95/.667 15/7 5/1
32.Dunn* G/S/vP 21/.777 4/.500 11/1.656 ··· 9/.476 5/.000 17/1.055 2/1.000 378/249 .215/.365/.528/.893 .690/1.004 .989 89/.748 0/1 28/0
38.Escobar# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 84/64 .216/.301/.270/.571 .771/.504 .400 20/.718 2/0 0/1
17.Flowers G/S/vP ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· 3/.666 ··· ··· ··· 71/44 .156/.239/.281/.521 .835/.310 .447 20/.311 2/0 2/0
5.Hudson# G/S/vP 49/.973 3/.000 1/.000 2/.000 12/1.117 8/.393 3/1.167 ··· 243/174 .197/.254/.300/.555 .551/.556 .477 28/.423 4/3 2/6
14.Konerko G/S/vP ··· 7/1.071 7/1.071 2/2.500 10/.543 ··· 18/.583 6/1.583 337/247 .321/.398/.512/.909 .691/.987 .883 88/.561 0/0 14/1
12.Pierzynski* G/S/vP 14/.297 8/1.339 2/1.000 2/1.000 4/1.250 ··· 18/1.122 6/1.167 297/225 .292/.345/.528/.872 .802/.895 .752 69/.983 0/0 16/2
10.Ramirez G/S/vP 6/1.100 8/.750 4/1.167 ··· 4/.500 1/2.000 2/.000 5/1.000 352/269 .266/.287/.340/.627 .718/.599 .574 86/.902 11/3 2/7
51.Rios G/S/vP 9/.944 8/.500 3/.000 ··· 3/.666 ··· 14/.594 4/.500 353/264 .320/.357/.532/.889 .909/.882 .949 88/1.122 13/4 13/3
24.Viciedo G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 298/227 .261/.302/.457/.759 .986/.689 .786 81/.806 0/0 15/0
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 4/.750 7/2.000 11/1.090 2/2.000 3/.000 ··· 17/1.396 ··· 238/160 .251/.340/.406/.746 .923/.667 .549 85/.940 0/0 7/4
IP 22.2 45.2 35.2 17.1 20.2 51.1 33.0 6.2 TOTAL .260/.325/.421/.746 .731/.752 .723 .782 59/23 108/36
ERA-K/9 4.37/0.8 4.14/8.5 2.27/5.8 6.23/7.3 3.05/10.0 3.16/9.3 3.82/9.0 0.00/5.4 4.18/7.3

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Flowers (8-9-1)
 Pierzynski (37-16-7)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 93/.275 192/.229 140/.208 74/.265 82/.216 215/.223 142/.285 29/.259 .256  Viciedo
 Rios
 De Aza
 Danks
 Escobar
 Dunn
74/0/0/5
0/0/85/2
0/85/0/1
10/2/2/0
1/0/0/0
5/0/0/0
OPS .730 .643 .630 .811 .618 .660 .764 .570 .728
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 62/.847 108/.707 57/.813 36/.995 51/.409 80/.486 69/.713 13/.558 .727
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 31/.494 84/.560 83/.516 38/.637 31/.975 135/.762 73/.811 16/.579 .730
Home 37/1.017 108/.651 76/.652 42/.949 44/.512 102/.881 59/.814 12/.432
Last 28d days 77/.602 46/.514 30/.845 48/.358 30/.884 94/.675 35/.805 2/2.000
HR/SB/CS 2/0/1 4/3/0 5/3/2 5/0/1 2/0/0 6/3/2 2/1/1 0/1/0 92/65/19
Usage ········ X·o····X ·oX····· Xo·····X ·oo····· ··X····· ··o····· o·······
RedSox Batters (5.00 RS/G) vs. WhiteSox Pitchers (4.10 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 39.Axelrod
G/S/vB
65.Jones
G/S/vB
57.Marinez
G/S/vB
48.Omogrosso
G/S/vB
62.Quintana*
G/S/vB
43.Reed
G/S/vB
53.Santiago*
G/S/vB
52.Septimo*
G/S/vB
37.Thornton*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
3.Aviles G/S/vP 2/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· 3/.333 358/255 .266/.290/.423/.713 .879/.648 .680 80/.740 9/4 10/9
77.Ciriaco G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 26/22 .417/.440/.500/.940 .000/1.124 1.264 26/.940 3/0 0/0
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 7/.572 44/28 .275/.341/.375/.716 .971/.566 1.667 14/1.000 0/0 0/0
28.Gonzalez* G/S/vP 1/no AB 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 7/.143 375/241 .286/.331/.417/.748 .781/.728 .795 89/.841 0/0 6/3
23.Lillibridge G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 86/49 .165/.212/.177/.389 .191/.547 .371 20/.200 7/2 0/0
64.Middlebrooks G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 197/128 .301/.335/.546/.881 .882/.881 .967 60/1.041 3/1 11/7
66.Nava# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 220/159 .265/.384/.425/.809 .543/.910 .879 98/.679 3/0 4/1
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 13/.658 375/242 .315/.413/.612/1.025 .972/1.055 1.173 97/1.122 0/1 23/0
5.Punto# G/S/vP 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 17/.508 120/101 .212/.322/.293/.615 .451/.647 .517 35/.552 4/0 1/2
7.Ross G/S/vP 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 240/168 .258/.339/.522/.860 1.157/.737 .912 88/.822 1/1 13/0
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 4/1.250 259/217 .235/.290/.504/.794 .571/.837 .831 75/.685 0/0 17/6
10.Shoppach G/S/vP 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 111/53 .263/.358/.516/.874 .826/.927 .994 21/.833 1/0 4/2
12.Sweeney* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 4/.250 196/176 .279/.318/.393/.711 .325/.753 .695 13/.404 0/0 0/2
IP 30.2 39.1 1.2 5.0 62.1 33.0 31.2 4.2 38.1 TOTAL .268/.330/.441/.771 .783/.766 .817 .788 38/15 103/50
ERA-K/9 6.16/6.4 3.43/8.7 0.00/0.0 5.40/3.6 2.60/5.9 4.09/9.0 3.98/9.7 1.93/11.5 2.82/8.5 3.93/7.6

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Saltalamacchia (49-12-5)
 Shoppach (16-7-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 138/.274 168/.264 8/.400 23/.250 242/.238 140/.234 143/.242 18/.125 157/.253 .243  Nava
 Ross
 Sweeney
 Gonzalez
 Ellsbury
 Lillibridge
53/0/0/5
20/7/40/4
0/17/43/3
0/0/18/1
0/10/0/0
16/8/4/0
OPS .848 .731 .971 .848 .657 .654 .798 .347 .655 .704
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 61/.846 68/.542 3/2.000 7/.452 73/.731 65/.614 65/.749 10/.311 79/.570 .741
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 77/.849 100/.863 5/.500 16/1.018 169/.626 75/.689 78/.838 8/.393 78/.739 .674
Road 59/.745 61/.567 8/.971 3/.000 136/.745 67/.485 65/.936 15/.133 88/.751
Last 28d days 101/.819 32/1.121 8/.971 23/.848 109/.700 42/.607 26/.844 18/.347 33/.524
HR/SB/CS 7/5/2 3/2/0 0/0/0 1/0/0 5/4/3 1/3/1 7/3/0 0/2/0 2/3/2 99/45/25
Usage ··X····X ··X····X ··X····· ··o····X ··X····· X·X····· ·oo····X ··o····o ··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.