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Game Preview: LAA @ BOS, 7:10 pm, Wednesday, August 22, 2012 @Fenway Park

Angels, 63-60, 63-60 3rd, 8½ GB, 5 GB in WC

SP: Jered Weaver (29, RHP, 15-3, 2.74)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (15-3) 141.0 105 46 43 32 108 14 2.74
2011 (18-8) 235.2 182 65 63 56 198 20 2.41
2010 (13-12) 224.1 187 83 75 54 233 23 3.01
Last 7 GS 5-2 44.1 40 22 22 10 35 9 4.47 53
2012-08-17 TBR L 3.0 8 9 9 2 2 2 58 7
2012-08-12 SEA L 7.0 4 3 3 3 5 2 108 59
2012-08-06 @OAK W 9.0 4 0 0 0 9 0 117 88
2012-07-31 @TEX W 6.1 5 2 2 1 3 0 97 57
2012-07-25 KCR W 5.0 3 2 2 2 8 1 101 59
2012-07-20 TEX W 7.0 6 1 1 1 4 1 116 64
2012-07-15 @NYY W 7.0 10 5 5 1 4 3 99 40
Last 5 v.BOS 1-3 31.2 26 13 12 8 30 3 3.41 57
2011-05-02 @BOS L 6.0 6 3 3 1 6 0 118 53
2010-08-17 @BOS L 5.0 6 6 6 2 4 2 98 33
2010-07-27 BOS L 7.0 6 2 2 2 8 0 116 63
2009-05-12 BOS ND 7.0 4 1 1 1 4 1 98 68
2009-04-10 BOS W 6.2 4 1 0 2 8 0 101 70
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   33-29   Road:   30-31   ExtrInn: 2-4 
 vsRHP:  43-41   vsLHP:  20-19   1-Run:   9-14
 vsEast: 17-20   vsCntrl:16-17   vsWest: 18-17 IL:12-6 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
123 Tue, Aug 21  @BOS  W   5-3       63-60  3rd  8.5 gb
122 Sun, Aug 19   TBR  L   3-8       62-60  3rd  9.0 gb
121 Sat, Aug 18   TBR  L   8-10      62-59  3rd  8.0 gb
120 Fri, Aug 17   TBR  L   3-12      62-58  3rd  7.0 gb
119 Thu, Aug 16   TBR  L   0-7       62-57  3rd  7.0 gb
118 Wed, Aug 15   CLE  W   8-4       62-56  2nd  6.0 gb
117 Tue, Aug 14   CLE  W   9-6       61-56  3rd  7.0 gb
116 Mon, Aug 13   CLE  L   2-6       60-56  3rd  8.0 gb
115 Sun, Aug 12   SEA  L   1-4       60-55  3rd  8.0 gb
114 Sat, Aug 11   SEA  L   4-7       60-54  3rd  7.0 gb
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 7-13   Last 30:13-17
RedSox, 59-64, 59-64 4th, 13 GB, 9 GB in WC

SP: Clay Buchholz (27, RHP, 11-3, 4.19)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. LAA Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (11-3) 139.2 134 70 65 45 93 18 4.19
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 3-1 53.1 35 15 12 11 35 3 2.03 66
2012-08-16 @BAL W 8.0 8 3 3 3 7 1 107 58
2012-08-10 @CLE W 9.0 2 2 1 0 6 1 104 83
2012-08-04 MIN ND 7.0 7 1 0 1 3 0 103 63
2012-07-30 DET W 8.0 5 3 2 2 4 1 108 64
2012-07-24 @TEX ND 7.0 4 1 1 3 1 0 105 63
2012-07-19 CHW ND 8.0 6 1 1 1 6 0 107 71
2012-07-14 @TBR L 6.1 3 4 4 1 8 0 87 58
Last 5 v.LAA 4-1 32.2 32 13 12 11 19 2 3.31 53
2011-05-02 LAA W 6.2 8 2 2 2 2 0 107 50
2010-08-17 LAA W 7.0 5 0 0 2 3 0 113 68
2010-07-26 @LAA W 7.0 5 1 1 1 7 1 114 69
2010-05-03 LAA W 5.2 8 4 4 3 2 0 109 36
2008-07-29 LAA L 6.1 6 6 5 3 5 1 90 41
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   29-35   Road:   30-29   ExtrInn: 2-6 
 vsRHP:  36-49   vsLHP:  23-15   1-Run:  12-14
 vsEast: 20-28   vsCntrl:21-15   vsWest:  7-14 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
123 Tue, Aug 21   LAA  L   3-5       59-64  4th 13.0 gb
122 Sun, Aug 19  @NYY  L   1-4       59-63  4th 13.5 gb
121 Sat, Aug 18  @NYY  W   4-1       59-62  4th 12.5 gb
120 Fri, Aug 17  @NYY  L   4-6       58-62  4th 13.5 gb
119 Thu, Aug 16  @BAL  W   6-3       58-61  4th 12.5 gb
118 Wed, Aug 15  @BAL  L   3-5       57-61  4th 13.5 gb
117 Tue, Aug 14  @BAL  L   1-7       57-60  4th 12.5 gb
116 Sun, Aug 12  @CLE  W  14-1       57-59  4th 11.0 gb
115 Sat, Aug 11  @CLE  L   2-5       56-59  4th 12.0 gb
114 Fri, Aug 10  @CLE  W   3-2       56-58  4th 11.0 gb
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20: 7-13   Last 30:11-19
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Thu, May 05, 2011 LAA 11 @BOS  0        W:Joel Pineiro (1-0), L: John Lackey (2-4), S: none
Wed, May 04, 2011 LAA  5 @BOS  3 (13)   W:Trevor Bell (1-0), L: Daisuke Matsuzaka (2-3), S: none
Tue, May 03, 2011 BOS  7  LAA  3        W:Jon Lester (4-1), L: Dan Haren (4-2), S: none
Mon, May 02, 2011 BOS  9  LAA  5        W:Clay Buchholz (2-3), L: Jered Weaver (6-1), S: none
Sun, Apr 24, 2011 BOS  7 @LAA  0        W:John Lackey (2-2), L: Matt Palmer (1-1), S: none
Sat, Apr 23, 2011 BOS  5 @LAA  0        W:Daisuke Matsuzaka (2-2), L: Ervin Santana (0-3), S: none
Fri, Apr 22, 2011 BOS  4 @LAA  3        W:Jon Lester (2-1), L: Dan Haren (4-1), S: Jonathan Papelbon (5)
Thu, Apr 21, 2011 BOS  4 @LAA  2 (11)   W:Bobby Jenks (1-1), L: Rich Thompson (0-1), S: Jonathan Papelbon (4)
Thu, Aug 19, 2010 LAA  7 @BOS  2        W:Ervin Santana (13-8), L: Josh Beckett (3-3), S: none
Wed, Aug 18, 2010 BOS  7  LAA  5        W:John Lackey (11-7), L: Kevin Jepsen (2-3), S: Jonathan Papelbon (30)
Season Series: 2012 -  0-0; 2011 - BOS won 6-2; 2010 - BOS won 9-1; All-Time - BOS leads 327-280

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
Angels Batters (4.66 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.58 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 11.Buchholz
G/S/vB
91.Aceves
G/S/vB
40.Bailey
G/S/vB
32.Breslow*
G/S/vB
37.Melancon
G/S/vB
30.Miller*
G/S/vB
46.Morales*
G/S/vB
59.Mortensen
G/S/vB
63.Tazawa
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
2.Aybar# G/S/vP 16/.126 4/1.250 8/.875 10/.775 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 404/291 .276/.313/.406/.718 .821/.680 .702 52/1.063 11/2 7/11
25.Bourjos G/S/vP 6/.334 ··· ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 186/108 .227/.287/.325/.612 .606/.617 .604 17/.579 2/1 3/1
6.Callaspo# G/S/vP 18/.513 2/.000 2/.000 9/.583 ··· ··· ··· 2/2.000 ··· 386/275 .244/.333/.354/.687 .793/.644 .690 97/.700 3/3 8/9
48.Hunter G/S/vP 18/.600 6/.666 7/.286 9/1.806 1/.000 5/.000 1/2.000 ··· ··· 413/287 .299/.350/.441/.790 .734/.814 .829 100/.930 6/1 12/2
17.Iannetta G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 135/97 .204/.326/.398/.724 .363/.857 .875 58/.749 0/1 6/0
13.Izturis# G/S/vP 19/1.037 4/.500 5/.400 6/.167 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 259/183 .247/.311/.319/.630 .551/.664 .699 57/.649 14/1 2/8
47.Kendrick G/S/vP 13/.321 1/.000 6/.333 8/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 446/303 .284/.326/.389/.715 .766/.690 .697 89/.797 10/6 6/10
8.Morales# G/S/vP 3/2.000 4/.833 4/.000 3/1.667 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 382/323 .281/.325/.452/.777 .693/.792 .771 81/.905 0/0 15/0
5.Pujols G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 6/.733 6/1.867 ··· ··· ··· 520/380 .278/.340/.527/.867 .922/.847 .932 99/1.008 8/1 28/7
27.Trout G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 454/324 .343/.405/.608/1.013 .943/1.041 1.014 108/1.041 39/4 24/4
44.Trumbo G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 456/321 .284/.336/.543/.878 .831/.898 .875 93/.534 4/3 30/5
10.Wells G/S/vP 28/.526 5/.600 5/.000 2/.000 2/2.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 177/122 .222/.260/.389/.649 .473/.727 .604 35/.421 2/1 7/0
46.Wilson G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 182/128 .227/.294/.299/.593 .717/.543 .504 32/.873 0/0 2/4
IP 139.2 61.2 1.1 50.2 30.1 32.1 73.2 31.1 22.1 TOTAL .272/.330/.436/.766 .750/.772 .773 .820 100/23 152/72
ERA-K/9 4.19/6.0 3.94/8.2 0.00/20.8 2.66/8.3 7.12/7.1 2.78/10.3 3.67/8.9 1.72/6.9 1.61/7.7 4.31/7.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Iannetta (24-10-4)
 Wilson (45-17-2)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 584/.258 251/.225 6/.200 208/.225 134/.283 127/.188 309/.213 114/.188 96/.308 .255  Hunter
 Trumbo
 Bourjos
 Trout
 Wells
 Kendrick
0/0/95/8
47/0/33/4
0/81/0/2
58/71/4/2
43/6/2/0
2/0/0/0
OPS .751 .641 .533 .651 .847 .563 .669 .620 .732 .736
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 334/.779 138/.661 2/2.000 93/.598 59/.920 82/.362 113/.490 58/.564 36/.771 .721
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 250/.713 113/.617 4/.000 115/.695 75/.788 45/.928 196/.770 56/.666 60/.709 .749
Home 314/.791 141/.726 / 114/.733 78/.915 63/.551 133/.784 70/.622 62/.635
Last 28d days 120/.599 43/.651 6/.533 38/.398 41/.825 38/.553 80/.703 39/.765 36/.988
HR/SB/CS 18/5/1 6/3/0 0/0/0 5/2/2 7/0/1 3/0/0 11/7/2 4/3/2 1/2/1 136/86/24
Usage ·····X·· ···o·o·· ···Xo··o ···o··o· ·······X ··X·o·o· ····X··· ····X·X· ··o···o·
RedSox Batters (4.84 RS/G) vs. Angels Pitchers (4.47 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS Weaver
G/S/vB
37.Downs*
G/S/vB
49.Frieri
G/S/vB
32.Hawkins
G/S/vB
55.Isringhausen
G/S/vB
40.Jepsen
G/S/vB
51.Walden
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
3.Aviles G/S/vP 6/.666 ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 4/1.750 2/.500 448/316 .255/.285/.393/.678 .763/.643 .680 60/.596 11/4 11/12
77.Ciriaco G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 112/78 .333/.345/.463/.808 .818/.804 .878 60/.856 8/0 1/1
13.Crawford* G/S/vP 15/.933 22/.933 ··· 9/.583 1/2.000 1/.000 3/1.000 125/84 .282/.306/.479/.785 .856/.750 .915 94/.869 5/0 3/1
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 14/.786 7/.857 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 2/1.000 1/2.000 182/117 .250/.302/.351/.653 .579/.697 .720 103/.593 6/0 1/0
50.Gomez G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 31/25 .300/.323/.400/.723 .333/.818 .885 / 0/0 0/4
28.Gonzalez* G/S/vP 7/1.000 3/.000 1/2.000 5/.400 3/.333 ··· 1/.000 512/335 .307/.352/.482/.833 .836/.832 .902 101/1.104 0/0 15/4
60.Lavarnway G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 33/21 .129/.182/.161/.343 .432/.293 .354 33/.343 0/0 0/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 21/.602 10/.522 1/2.000 2/1.000 ··· 4/1.250 1/.000 464/320 .277/.333/.424/.757 .789/.742 .733 102/.900 9/4 10/3
26.Podsednik* G/S/vP 10/.200 5/.000 ··· 3/.000 5/.650 3/1.334 ··· 92/80 .349/.375/.434/.809 .764/.815 .927 22/.558 6/1 1/0
5.Punto# G/S/vP 10/.211 6/.666 ··· 1/no AB 1/.000 1/no AB ··· 148/127 .200/.301/.272/.573 .405/.602 .464 22/.427 5/0 1/2
7.Ross G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.000 2/1.500 3/.333 ··· ··· 366/259 .272/.337/.517/.854 1.168/.726 .985 92/.768 1/1 18/0
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP 12/.555 3/1.667 ··· 1/no AB ··· 1/.000 ··· 344/300 .227/.282/.461/.743 .591/.765 .746 64/.520 0/1 21/6
23.Valencia G/S/vP 15/.800 ··· 1/.000 2/2.000 ··· 3/1.334 2/.000 141/96 .194/.206/.299/.504 .533/.491 .656 38/.534 0/1 2/4
IP 141.0 36.1 50.0 35.2 41.1 25.2 29.1 TOTAL .266/.323/.434/.757 .787/.744 .804 .732 63/18 135/67
ERA-K/9 2.74/6.9 2.97/6.0 1.98/14.2 3.79/5.3 3.92/6.1 3.86/8.1 3.99/11.7 4.21/7.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Lavarnway (3-0-0)
 Saltalamacchia (64-14-5)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 548/.205 150/.243 202/.144 147/.271 178/.242 99/.213 133/.237 .250  Ross
 Gonzalez
 Ciriaco
 Crawford
 Podsednik
 Ellsbury
21/7/60/6
0/0/18/1
0/1/2/0
30/0/0/0
8/17/4/0
0/41/0/0
OPS .578 .645 .541 .708 .712 .590 .707 .722
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 326/.486 65/.531 91/.484 78/.605 91/.802 49/.690 68/.695 .717
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 222/.713 85/.732 111/.590 69/.821 87/.626 50/.497 65/.720 .727
Road 287/.643 58/.630 91/.599 74/.760 91/.825 44/.677 61/.754
Last 28d days 124/.651 15/1.367 36/.663 50/.869 42/.992 38/.494 4/.500
HR/SB/CS 14/4/6 2/2/0 5/3/1 4/11/1 6/7/1 2/1/0 2/5/1 138/104/34
Usage ····X··· ··Xo···· ···o···X ··X·X··o ···Xo·X· ···X··oo ··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.