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Game Preview: BOS @ CHW, 2:10 pm, Sunday, April 29, 2012 @U.S. Cellular Field

RedSox, 10-10, 10-10 5th, 2½ GB, ½ GB in WC

SP: Josh Beckett (32, RHP, 2-2, 4.56)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. CHW Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (2-2) 25.2 24 13 13 6 16 6 4.56
2011 (13-7) 193.0 146 65 62 52 175 21 2.89
2010 (6-6) 127.2 151 89 82 45 116 20 5.78
Last 7 GS 3-4 45.0 45 28 27 12 36 11 5.40 49
2012-04-24 @MIN W 6.0 5 2 2 3 5 0 100 56
2012-04-18 TEX L 7.0 7 3 3 1 7 1 110 57
2012-04-13 TBR W 8.0 5 1 1 1 1 0 94 68
2012-04-07 @DET L 4.2 7 7 7 1 3 5 83 24
2011-09-26 @BAL L 6.0 7 6 6 4 5 2 108 35
2011-09-21 BAL L 7.1 7 6 6 1 8 2 109 47
2011-09-16 TBR W 6.0 7 3 2 1 7 1 109 54
Last 5 v.CHW 2-2 33.0 40 14 12 11 30 2 3.27 52
2010-09-29 @CHW L 6.0 11 4 4 4 5 1 105 35
2010-09-05 CHW ND 6.1 9 3 1 2 9 0 113 54
2009-09-07 @CHW L 7.0 6 3 3 2 4 0 96 55
2008-08-11 @CHW W 8.0 7 1 1 0 8 0 104 72
2007-08-24 @CHW W 5.2 7 3 3 3 4 1 111 44
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    3-5    Road:    7-5    ExtrInn: 0-1 
 vsRHP:   7-8    vsLHP:   3-2    1-Run:   3-3 
 vsEast:  4-5    vsCntrl: 6-3    vsWest:  0-2  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 20 Sat, Apr 28  @CHW  W   1-0       10-10  5th  2.5 gb
 19 Fri, Apr 27  @CHW  W  10-3        9-10  5th  3.5 gb
 18 Thu, Apr 26  @CHW  W  10-3        8-10  5th  3.5 gb
 17 Wed, Apr 25  @MIN  W   7-6        7-10  5th  3.5 gb
 16 Tue, Apr 24  @MIN  W  11-2        6-10  5th  3.5 gb
 15 Mon, Apr 23  @MIN  W   6-5        5-10  5th  4.5 gb
 14 Sat, Apr 21   NYY  L   9-15       4-10  5th  4.5 gb
 13 Fri, Apr 20   NYY  L   2-6        4-9   5th  3.5 gb
 12 Wed, Apr 18   TEX  L   3-6        4-8   5th  3.0 gb
 11 Tue, Apr 17   TEX  L   3-18       4-7   5th  3.0 gb
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:10-10
WhiteSox, 10-11, 10-11 3rd, 1 GB, 1 GB in WC

SP: Gavin Floyd (29, RHP, 1-3, 3.60)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (1-3) 25.0 16 11 10 10 22 4 3.60
2011 (12-13) 193.2 180 97 94 45 151 22 4.37
2010 (10-13) 187.1 199 92 85 58 151 14 4.08
Last 7 GS 1-6 45.0 30 21 20 16 42 8 4.00 57
2012-04-24 @OAK L 7.1 2 1 1 2 6 0 119 74
2012-04-19 BAL L 6.0 6 5 5 3 7 1 117 44
2012-04-14 DET W 6.0 3 0 0 3 6 0 98 69
2012-04-08 @TEX L 5.2 5 5 4 2 3 3 85 42
2011-09-25 KCR L 8.0 3 2 2 2 10 0 121 76
2011-09-20 @CLE L 6.2 7 4 4 0 7 3 97 51
2011-09-13 DET L 5.1 4 4 4 4 3 1 98 43
Last 5 v.BOS 4-0 33.2 25 9 9 6 27 5 2.41 62
2011-07-29 BOS W 7.0 3 1 1 2 6 1 105 71
2011-06-01 @BOS W 6.2 9 4 4 1 1 1 97 40
2010-09-04 @BOS W 6.0 5 1 1 2 5 0 115 61
2009-09-05 BOS W 8.0 3 1 1 0 11 1 106 83
2009-08-26 @BOS ND 6.0 5 2 2 1 4 2 105 57
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    3-7    Road:    7-4    ExtrInn: 0-2 
 vsRHP:   8-6    vsLHP:   2-5    1-Run:   1-4 
 vsEast:  1-6    vsCntrl: 4-1    vsWest:  5-4  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 21 Sat, Apr 28   BOS  L   0-1       10-11  3rd  1.0 gb
 20 Fri, Apr 27   BOS  L   3-10      10-10  2nd  1.0 gb
 19 Thu, Apr 26   BOS  L   3-10      10-9   1st    Tied
 18 Wed, Apr 25  @OAK  L   4-5 (14)  10-8   1st    Tied
 17 Tue, Apr 24  @OAK  L   0-2       10-7   1st    Tied
 16 Mon, Apr 23  @OAK  W   4-0       10-6   1st    Tied
 15 Sun, Apr 22  @SEA  W   7-4        9-6   2nd  0.5 gb
 14 Sat, Apr 21  @SEA  W   4-0        8-6   3rd  1.5 gb
 13 Fri, Apr 20  @SEA  W   7-3        7-6   3rd  2.0 gb
 12 Thu, Apr 19   BAL  L   3-5        6-6   3rd  2.5 gb
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:10-11
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
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
Thu, Sep 30, 2010 CHW  8  BOS  2        W:John Danks (15-11), L: Jon Lester (19-9), S: none
Season Series: 2012 - BOS over 3-0; 2011 - CHW won 4-2; 2010 - CHW won 6-1; All-Time - BOS leads 959-923

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

For the 2011 season

NOTE: Team stats shown are for the 2012 season. Player Stats for the 2011 season. We will switch to 2012 stats on May 1st.

RedSox Batters (5.75 RS/G) vs. WhiteSox Pitchers (3.86 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 34.Floyd
G/S/vB
39.Axelrod
G/S/vB
65.Jones
G/S/vB
77.Ohman*
G/S/vB
43.Reed
G/S/vB
53.Santiago*
G/S/vB
48.Stewart
G/S/vB
37.Thornton*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
62.Anderson* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 5/2 .000/.000/.000/.000 .000/.000 .000 4/.500 0/0 0/1
3.Aviles G/S/vP 27/.576 2/.000 1/.000 3/.000 ··· ··· 1/3.000 3/.333 309/216 .255/.289/.409/.698 .924/.601 .691 84/.855 14/4 7/12
23.Byrd G/S/vP 11/.489 2/1.000 ··· 3/.666 ··· ··· 1/.000 2/.500 482/370 .276/.324/.395/.719 .649/.740 .761 72/.386 3/2 9/3
28.Gonzalez* G/S/vP 3/1.167 1/no AB 1/2.000 16/1.367 ··· ··· 1/.000 6/.167 715/472 .338/.410/.548/.957 .787/1.046 .986 89/.801 1/0 27/4
54.McDonald G/S/vP ··· 1/5.000 1/no AB 2/3.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 175/58 .236/.303/.401/.704 .804/.506 .811 41/.592 2/3 6/3
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 23/1.121 ··· 1/.000 10/.644 ··· ··· ··· 12/.717 605/404 .309/.398/.554/.953 .989/.934 .874 86/1.116 1/1 29/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 21/.524 1/2.000 1/2.000 3/.833 ··· ··· 1/.000 4/.250 731/515 .307/.387/.474/.861 1.010/.800 .804 90/.833 26/8 21/7
5.Punto# G/S/vP 16/.327 1/.000 ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· 17/.508 166/109 .278/.388/.421/.809 .798/.814 .997 19/.628 1/1 1/3
7.Ross G/S/vP 3/.000 1/.000 1/2.000 3/1.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 461/351 .240/.325/.405/.730 .698/.740 .726 75/.849 5/2 14/1
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP 11/.637 ··· ··· 3/1.167 ··· ··· 1/.000 4/1.250 386/263 .235/.288/.450/.737 .635/.786 .753 51/.826 1/0 16/6
10.Shoppach G/S/vP 8/.393 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 253/128 .176/.268/.339/.607 .788/.431 .658 31/.919 0/0 11/3
12.Sweeney* G/S/vP 12/.750 ··· ··· 6/.533 ··· ··· 1/2.000 4/.250 299/249 .265/.346/.341/.687 .404/.743 .630 68/1.006 1/1 1/0
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 14/.500 1/.000 1/.000 1/no AB ··· ··· 1/2.000 2/.500 517/355 .258/.373/.459/.833 .987/.764 .667 72/.635 3/0 17/9
IP 193.2 18.2 53.1 7.1 5.1 67.1 59.2 TOTAL .288/.342/.476/.818 .776/.832 .766 .818 6/4 25/8
ERA-K/9 4.37/7.0 2.89/9.1 /0.0 4.22/9.1 3.68/14.8 0.00/3.4 5.88/6.0 3.32/9.5 3.53/8.5

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Saltalamacchia (83-37-26)
 Shoppach (26-18-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 798/.247 82/.257 / 232/.255 33/.313 18/.059 297/.331 262/.255 .221  Byrd
 Ross
 Sweeney
 McDonald
 Aviles
 Gonzalez
0/118/0/8
83/22/35/8
41/34/23/3
23/13/37/2
1/0/4/0
0/0/2/0
OPS .685 .699 .745 .802 .170 .907 .649 .653
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 470/.764 51/.682 / 118/.673 16/.875 8/.000 151/.900 114/.619 .630
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 328/.572 31/.725 / 114/.820 17/.728 10/.311 146/.914 148/.672 .670
Home 348/.718 50/.591 / 135/.659 12/.523 18/.170 142/.975 155/.646
Last 28d days 100/.696 11/.964 38/.528 27/.681 28/.407 31/1.187 23/1.000 38/.480
HR/SB/CS 22/23/2 1/1/0 // 8/2/1 1/0/0 0/0/0 11/6/2 3/13/2 24/3/8
Usage ····X··· ·X······ ·X·X···· ··Xo···· ···X··o· ···X··X· ··X····· ···oo·o·

NOTE: Team stats shown are for the 2012 season. Player Stats for the 2011 season. We will switch to 2012 stats on May 1st.

WhiteSox Batters (3.86 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (5.70 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 19.Beckett
G/S/vB
91.Aceves
G/S/vB
32.Albers
G/S/vB
48.Atchison
G/S/vB
53.Hill*
G/S/vB
46.Morales*
G/S/vB
44.Padilla
G/S/vB
63.Tazawa
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
15.Beckham G/S/vP 3/.666 7/.572 2/1.000 2/1.500 1/3.000 ··· ··· 6/.167 557/419 .230/.296/.337/.633 .541/.663 .632 65/.434 5/3 10/8
30.De Aza* G/S/vP 3/1.334 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 171/150 .329/.400/.520/.920 .702/.951 1.037 92/.791 12/5 4/1
32.Dunn* G/S/vP 7/.286 4/.500 11/1.656 2/1.000 21/.349 5/.000 17/1.055 2/1.000 496/381 .159/.292/.277/.569 .309/.646 .544 91/.825 0/1 11/4
38.Escobar# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 7/4 .286/.286/.286/.571 .667/.500 1.000 17/.426 0/0 0/0
17.Flowers G/S/vP ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 129/87 .209/.310/.409/.719 .431/.863 .852 17/.569 0/1 5/2
1.Fukudome* G/S/vP 3/.666 4/.500 ··· ··· 1/.000 7/1.096 3/.000 ··· 603/462 .262/.342/.370/.712 .674/.723 .825 25/.553 4/6 8/4
14.Konerko G/S/vP 12/.350 7/1.071 7/1.071 4/.583 5/.600 ··· 18/.583 6/1.583 639/486 .300/.388/.517/.906 .847/.924 .997 90/1.123 1/1 31/5
18.Lillibridge G/S/vP 2/1.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 3/.000 2/.000 216/109 .258/.340/.505/.845 .931/.757 .888 21/.396 10/6 13/2
22.Morel G/S/vP 3/.666 2/1.000 1/.000 2/.000 2/2.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 444/306 .245/.287/.366/.653 .683/.639 .606 81/.426 5/4 10/14
12.Pierzynski* G/S/vP 26/.846 8/1.339 2/1.000 3/.000 4/.500 ··· 18/1.122 6/1.167 500/413 .287/.323/.405/.728 .808/.711 .768 70/.950 0/0 8/4
10.Ramirez G/S/vP 14/.693 8/.750 4/1.167 3/1.334 ··· 1/2.000 2/.000 5/1.000 684/520 .269/.328/.399/.727 .715/.731 .721 88/.498 7/5 15/16
51.Rios G/S/vP 29/.962 8/.500 3/.000 3/.000 5/.000 ··· 14/.594 4/.500 570/412 .227/.265/.348/.613 .704/.578 .694 79/.824 11/6 13/3
24.Viciedo G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 113/78 .255/.327/.314/.641 1.020/.469 .639 65/.559 1/0 1/0
IP 193.0 114.0 64.2 30.1 8.0 46.1 8.2 3.0 TOTAL .240/.302/.399/.701 .607/.740 .683 .701 12/7 22/10
ERA-K/9 2.89/8.2 2.61/6.3 4.73/9.5 3.26/5.0 0.00/13.5 3.69/8.2 4.15/9.3 6.00/12.0 5.56/7.0

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Flowers (25-8-3)
 Pierzynski (94-24-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 767/.211 474/.204 289/.251 122/.279 30/.115 193/.237 36/.226 13/.250 .276  Fukudome
 Rios
 De Aza
 Viciedo
 Lillibridge
 Dunn
0/13/131/7
0/143/0/5
4/19/31/2
0/0/21/2
9/11/43/0
0/0/2/0
OPS .608 .621 .733 .710 .349 .757 .656 .974 .807
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 451/.562 210/.576 119/.829 49/.769 16/.259 100/.789 14/1.192 4/1.500 .861
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 316/.671 264/.656 170/.667 73/.669 14/.452 93/.725 22/.283 9/.722 .770
Road 407/.602 200/.629 123/.683 32/.692 17/.180 82/.463 20/.721 6/.833
Last 28d days 107/.756 33/.955 32/.713 46/.541 / 36/.684 40/.891 22/.325
HR/SB/CS 21/31/4 8/9/0 7/6/4 0/1/3 0/1/0 6/6/0 0/0/0 1/0/0 29/8/1
Usage ····X··· X··X·o·X ·X·oo··o ···oX··· o··X·o·o o··o···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.