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Game Preview: BOS @ CHC, 2:20pm, Friday, June 15, 2012 @Wrigley Field

RedSox, 31-32, 31-32 4th, 6½ GB, 6 GB in WC

SP: Daisuke Matsuzaka (31, RHP, 0-1, 7.20)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. CHC Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (0-1) 5.0 5 4 4 1 8 1 7.20
2011 (3-3) 37.1 32 24 22 23 26 4 5.30
2010 (9-6) 153.2 137 84 80 74 133 13 4.69
Last 7 GS 3-2 36.1 28 23 21 20 32 4 5.20 50
2012-06-09 WSN L 5.0 5 4 4 1 8 1 80 48
2011-05-16 BAL ND 4.1 5 5 5 7 2 0 106 28
2011-05-08 MIN W 6.0 5 4 4 2 4 1 102 48
2011-04-29 SEA ND 4.0 3 3 1 4 4 0 82 48
2011-04-23 @LAA W 8.0 1 0 0 3 9 0 115 86
2011-04-18 TOR W 7.0 1 0 0 1 3 0 89 77
2011-04-11 TBR L 2.0 8 7 7 2 2 2 47 12
Has never faced CHC as starter.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   14-19   Road:   17-13   ExtrInn: 0-4 
 vsRHP:  19-23   vsLHP:  12-9    1-Run:   6-8 
 vsEast: 11-15   vsCntrl:13-8    vsWest:  3-4  IL: 4-5 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/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
 60 Sun, Jun 10   WSN  L   3-4       29-31  5th  6.0 gb
 59 Sat, Jun  9   WSN  L   2-4       29-30  5th  5.0 gb
 58 Fri, Jun  8   WSN  L   4-7       29-29  5th  4.0 gb
 57 Thu, Jun  7   BAL  W   7-0       29-28  5th  3.0 gb
 56 Wed, Jun  6   BAL  L   1-2       28-28  5th  4.0 gb
 55 Tue, Jun  5   BAL  L   6-8 (10)  28-27  5th  3.0 gb
 54 Sun, Jun  3  @TOR  L   1-5       28-26  4th  3.0 gb
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:17-13
Cubs, 21-42, 21-42 6th, 14½ GB, 14½ GB in WC

SP: Ryan Dempster (35, RHP, 2-3, 2.31)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (2-3) 74.0 56 21 19 20 63 6 2.31
2011 (10-14) 202.1 211 111 108 82 191 23 4.80
2010 (15-12) 215.1 198 110 92 86 208 25 3.85
Last 7 GS 2-2 45.2 42 16 16 11 34 5 3.15 57
2012-06-10 @MIN W 8.0 4 0 0 1 6 0 117 79
2012-06-05 @MIL W 7.0 3 0 0 0 3 0 101 74
2012-05-30 SDP ND 4.1 6 6 6 4 4 3 98 27
2012-05-25 @PIT L 7.1 7 1 1 1 6 0 106 65
2012-05-19 CHW L 6.0 7 4 4 3 3 2 90 42
2012-05-14 @STL ND 6.0 9 4 4 1 5 0 95 42
2012-05-08 ATL ND 7.0 6 1 1 1 7 0 102 67
Last 5 v.BOS 1-1 16.2 18 12 12 9 12 4 6.48 43
2001-06-12 @BOS L 6.0 7 4 4 3 4 2 113 43
1999-07-18 @BOS ND 3.2 7 7 7 3 2 2 77 18
1998-06-28 BOS W 7.0 4 1 1 3 6 0 103 68
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   13-17   Road:    8-25   ExtrInn: 2-4 
 vsRHP:  18-29   vsLHP:   3-13   1-Run:   7-16
 vsEast:  5-10   vsCntrl: 9-20   vsWest:  5-5  IL: 2-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 63 Thu, Jun 14   DET  L   3-5       21-42  6th 14.5 gb
 62 Wed, Jun 13   DET  L   4-8       21-41  6th 13.5 gb
 61 Tue, Jun 12   DET  W   4-3       21-40  6th 12.5 gb
 60 Sun, Jun 10  @MIN  W   8-2       20-40  6th 12.5 gb
 59 Sat, Jun  9  @MIN  L   3-11      19-40  6th 13.5 gb
 58 Fri, Jun  8  @MIN  L   7-8 (10)  19-39  6th 13.5 gb
 57 Thu, Jun  7  @MIL  L   3-4 (10)  19-38  6th 12.5 gb
 56 Wed, Jun  6  @MIL  L   0-8       19-37  6th 12.5 gb
 55 Tue, Jun  5  @MIL  W  10-0       19-36  6th 11.5 gb
 54 Mon, Jun  4  @SFG  L   2-3       18-36  6th 12.5 gb
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 6-14   Last 30: 8-22
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sun, May 22, 2011 BOS  5  CHC  1        W:Tim Wakefield (1-1), L: James Russell (1-5), S: none
Sat, May 21, 2011 CHC  9 @BOS  3        W:Sean Marshall (2-0), L: Matt Albers (0-2), S: none
Fri, May 20, 2011 BOS 15  CHC  5        W:Jon Lester (6-1), L: Doug Davis (0-2), S: Scott Atchison (1)
Sun, Jun 12, 2005 BOS  8 @CHC  1        W:Tim Wakefield (5-6), L: Glendon Rusch (5-2), S: none
Sat, Jun 11, 2005 CHC  7  BOS  6        W:Todd Wellemeyer (2-1), L: Wade Miller (2-2), S: Ryan Dempster (8)
Fri, Jun 10, 2005 CHC 14  BOS  6        W:Greg Maddux (5-3), L: Bronson Arroyo (4-3), S: none
Season Series: 2012 -  0-0; 2011 - BOS won 2-1; 2010 -  0-0; All-Time - Tied 3-3

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
RedSox Batters (5.06 RS/G) vs. Cubs Pitchers (4.62 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 46.Dempster
G/S/vB
54.Camp
G/S/vB
27.Coleman
G/S/vB
60.Corpas
G/S/vB
49.Marmol
G/S/vB
40.Russell*
G/S/vB
37.Asencio
G/S/vB
36.Wells
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
3.Aviles G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 265/184 .263/.282/.418/.701 .904/.614 .739 98/.577 7/3 8/5
28.Gonzalez* G/S/vP 17/.865 4/2.000 3/5.000 14/1.571 6/1.500 4/1.000 1/.000 9/.476 277/171 .267/.318/.414/.732 .751/.720 .717 101/.669 0/0 5/2
54.McDonald G/S/vP ··· 4/.000 ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· 3/.666 84/43 .211/.305/.380/.685 .671/.698 .715 19/.878 1/1 2/0
64.Middlebrooks G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 132/82 .290/.333/.492/.825 .925/.766 .816 68/.812 2/1 6/4
66.Nava# G/S/vP ··· 2/1.500 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 119/82 .298/.429/.489/.918 .691/1.022 .822 83/.820 2/0 2/1
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 4/.583 16/1.396 ··· ··· 1/.000 3/.666 1/.000 1/.000 265/169 .307/.389/.589/.977 .931/1.004 .817 100/.903 0/1 15/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP ··· 14/1.071 ··· 1/.000 ··· 3/.666 ··· 1/no AB 261/180 .275/.333/.411/.744 .657/.782 .769 80/.499 3/2 5/1
26.Podsednik* G/S/vP 22/1.278 6/1.167 ··· 1/.000 5/1.400 ··· ··· 3/1.334 57/50 .373/.377/.490/.868 .733/.883 .808 57/.868 4/1 1/0
5.Punto# G/S/vP 5/.200 6/1.167 ··· ··· 5/.400 ··· 1/.000 2/2.000 82/69 .209/.325/.299/.624 .413/.665 .868 36/.849 2/0 1/2
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP 1/3.000 6/.500 ··· ··· 2/1.000 3/2.334 ··· ··· 174/145 .253/.293/.525/.818 .660/.848 .731 74/.835 0/0 11/6
10.Shoppach G/S/vP ··· 3/.333 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 88/46 .280/.372/.533/.905 .882/.926 .850 25/1.179 1/0 3/1
12.Sweeney* G/S/vP 4/.583 4/.833 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 175/155 .301/.339/.417/.756 .325/.810 .803 49/.697 0/0 0/2
20.Youkilis G/S/vP ··· 20/.775 ··· ··· 1/.000 3/1.667 ··· ··· 145/106 .219/.303/.352/.655 .853/.586 .597 73/.674 0/0 4/2
IP 74.0 33.2 15.0 5.0 17.2 29.2 30.1 20.1 TOTAL .268/.328/.441/.769 .783/.763 .751 .733 22/12 72/31
ERA-K/9 2.31/7.7 3.21/7.2 4.80/5.4 1.80/7.2 6.11/10.2 2.73/7.9 5.64/6.8 4.43/4.4 4.40/7.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Saltalamacchia (33-5-2)
 Shoppach (12-5-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 296/.206 142/.256 68/.311 20/.176 88/.209 131/.256 127/.261 97/.276 .251  Nava
 McDonald
 Sweeney
 Gonzalez
 Podsednik
28/0/0/4
19/4/7/2
0/13/41/2
0/0/15/1
3/14/0/0
OPS .578 .724 .832 .675 .741 .793 .818 .878 .736
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 131/.589 60/.739 34/1.175 4/1.833 43/.739 42/.766 58/.799 44/1.124 .714
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 165/.569 82/.713 34/.529 16/.414 45/.743 89/.805 69/.833 53/.673 .750
Home 132/.728 68/.731 37/.562 5/1.400 46/.734 68/.814 64/.844 39/.889
Last 28d days 135/.647 54/.746 40/.875 20/.675 28/.705 57/.843 40/1.139 53/.884
HR/SB/CS 6/9/2 3/2/2 2/1/0 1/0/0 2/3/0 3/2/1 4/3/1 1/2/1 57/54/11
Usage ····X··· X·X···Xo ··o··X·o ·X···o·X ·Xo····· o·X·X·Xo ·X···Xo· o·····X·
Cubs Batters (3.70 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.65 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 18.Matsuzaka
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
46.Morales*
G/S/vB
44.Padilla
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
3.Baker G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 2/.000 1/.000 4/2.000 2/1.500 1/.000 76/28 .239/.303/.343/.646 .625/.681 .353 40/.670 1/1 1/1
15.Barney G/S/vP ··· 3/1.167 1/2.000 1/.000 4/.500 2/no AB 2/1.500 1/.000 233/176 .279/.329/.409/.738 .508/.814 .898 88/.744 4/0 3/1
1.Campana* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 141/114 .276/.313/.315/.628 .631/.626 .690 52/.490 21/3 0/0
45.Cardenas* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 34/31 .156/.206/.313/.518 1.000/.469 .000 22/.673 0/0 0/2
53.Castillo G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· 29/25 .185/.241/.370/.612 2.000/.377 .795 / 0/0 1/0
13.Castro G/S/vP ··· 3/.000 1/2.000 1/.000 2/1.500 ··· 2/1.500 4/.750 273/205 .295/.308/.425/.733 .747/.728 .694 105/.674 16/6 5/10
51.Clevenger* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 66/51 .281/.303/.391/.694 .133/.862 1.156 43/.400 0/0 0/1
9.DeJesus* G/S/vP 10/1.278 1/no AB 3/1.667 4/1.250 ··· 4/2.250 ··· 15/1.321 250/192 .263/.363/.390/.753 .447/.840 .810 91/.704 1/4 2/1
5.Johnson G/S/vP 3/.666 1/.000 1/3.000 3/.000 1/.000 ··· 4/.000 3/.666 114/64 .298/.360/.433/.792 .804/.783 .608 56/.917 1/0 2/0
6.LaHair* G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 5/.600 203/170 .303/.384/.573/.957 .457/1.052 .914 64/.697 1/1 12/3
16.Mather G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 116/67 .264/.322/.415/.737 .813/.679 .824 69/.709 2/1 3/3
12.Soriano G/S/vP ··· 2/1.000 6/.334 2/.000 4/.500 ··· 3/.666 7/.286 236/179 .280/.326/.505/.831 .846/.827 .841 97/1.109 1/1 12/0
24.Valbuena* G/S/vP 9/.777 ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/3 .000/.000/.000/.000 /.000 .000 3/.000 0/0 0/0
IP 5.0 31.2 27.0 34.0 3.0 13.1 23.2 24.0 TOTAL .247/.304/.382/.686 .604/.713 .693 .689 48/21 49/44
ERA-K/9 7.20/14.4 4.83/9.9 2.00/6.0 1.32/7.1 33.00/3.0 2.03/10.8 3.04/7.6 4.50/8.6 4.36/7.4

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Castillo (4-1-1)
 Clevenger (13-1-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 20/.263 137/.229 104/.208 132/.211 21/.556 50/.136 102/.236 104/.292 .257  DeJesus
 Soriano
 Campana
 Baker
 LaHair
 Mather
 Johnson
 Cardenas
0/1/58/5
55/0/0/3
0/39/1/1
1/0/5/0
1/0/0/0
12/11/0/0
14/14/7/0
2/0/0/0
OPS .826 .666 .592 .510 2.016 .447 .649 .774 .736
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 12/.795 76/.668 42/.733 62/.524 9/2.417 29/.432 45/.548 49/.551 .732
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 8/.875 61/.660 62/.504 70/.497 12/1.700 21/.462 57/.725 55/.976 .739
Road / 50/.604 46/.709 34/.353 11/1.255 21/.598 43/.533 61/.708
Last 28d days 20/.826 59/.634 35/.649 40/.543 3/.000 28/.542 37/.459 35/.718
HR/SB/CS 1/0/0 3/3/0 3/2/1 1/2/0 5/0/0 1/0/0 2/0/0 2/1/1 68/45/10
Usage ·····X·· ··o·XX·· ·o····X· ····X·o· ···o···· ·X····o· ·····X·· ·oX·····

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.