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Game Preview: BOS @ CLE, 6:05pm, Saturday, August 11, 2012 @Progressive Field

RedSox, 56-58, 56-58 4th, 11 GB, 5½ GB in WC

SP: Franklin Morales (26, LHP, 3-2, 3.14)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. CLE Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (3-2) 63.0 50 24 22 23 64 6 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 3-1 34.1 28 14 13 11 38 6 3.41 55
2012-08-05 MIN W 6.0 3 1 1 3 4 0 106 63
2012-07-13 @TBR W 5.0 2 0 0 3 5 0 95 65
2012-07-07 NYY L 3.1 6 6 6 2 2 4 80 24
2012-06-28 @SEA ND 7.0 3 0 0 2 7 0 109 76
2012-06-23 ATL W 6.0 7 3 2 1 8 0 86 55
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
Has never faced CLE as starter.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   29-34   Road:   27-24   ExtrInn: 2-6 
 vsRHP:  33-44   vsLHP:  23-14   1-Run:  12-14
 vsEast: 18-24   vsCntrl:20-14   vsWest:  7-13 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
114 Fri, Aug 10  @CLE  W   3-2       56-58  4th 11.0 gb
113 Thu, Aug  9  @CLE  L   3-5       55-58  4th 11.0 gb
112 Wed, Aug  8   TEX  L   9-10      55-57  4th 10.0 gb
111 Tue, Aug  7   TEX  L   3-6       55-56  4th  9.0 gb
110 Mon, Aug  6   TEX  W   9-2       55-55  4th  9.0 gb
109 Sun, Aug  5   MIN  W   6-4       54-55  4th 10.0 gb
108 Sat, Aug  4   MIN  L   4-6       53-55  4th 10.0 gb
107 Fri, Aug  3   MIN  L   5-6 (10)  53-54  4th 10.0 gb
106 Thu, Aug  2   MIN  L   0-5       53-53  4th  9.0 gb
105 Wed, Aug  1   DET  L   5-7       53-52  4th  8.5 gb
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 8-12   Last 30:14-16
Indians, 52-61, 52-61 3rd, 10 GB, 9 GB in WC

SP: Zach McAllister (24, RHP, 4-4, 3.60)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (4-4) 70.0 72 46 28 20 65 9 3.60
2011 (0-1) 17.2 26 16 12 7 14 1 6.11
Last 7 GS 2-3 39.1 40 30 15 13 37 7 3.43 49
2012-08-06 MIN L 1.2 6 9 2 2 3 2 62 22
2012-08-01 @KCR L 6.0 5 5 4 2 3 0 105 45
2012-07-26 DET ND 6.1 9 3 2 2 7 1 117 50
2012-07-21 BAL L 7.2 5 3 3 0 6 2 95 63
2012-07-16 @TBR W 6.0 3 1 1 4 5 0 99 63
2012-07-08 TBR ND 5.2 4 4 0 3 8 0 89 58
2012-07-03 LAA W 6.0 8 5 3 0 5 2 92 45
Last 5 v.BOS 0-1 7.0 8 4 4 0 8 1 5.14 53
2012-05-12 @BOS L 7.0 8 4 4 0 8 1 112 53
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   29-28   Road:   23-33   ExtrInn: 3-6 
 vsRHP:  40-37   vsLHP:  12-24   1-Run:  15-8 
 vsEast: 12-19   vsCntrl:20-27   vsWest: 12-5  IL: 8-10

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
113 Fri, Aug 10   BOS  L   2-3       52-61  3rd 10.0 gb
112 Thu, Aug  9   BOS  W   5-3       52-60  3rd  9.0 gb
111 Wed, Aug  8   MIN  W   6-2       51-60  3rd  9.5 gb
110 Tue, Aug  7   MIN  L   5-7       50-60  3rd 10.5 gb
109 Mon, Aug  6   MIN  L   3-14      50-59  3rd 10.5 gb
108 Sun, Aug  5  @DET  L   8-10(10)  50-58  3rd  9.5 gb
107 Sat, Aug  4  @DET  L   1-6       50-57  3rd  8.5 gb
106 Fri, Aug  3  @DET  L   2-10      50-56  3rd  8.5 gb
105 Thu, Aug  2  @KCR  L   6-7 (11)  50-55  3rd  7.5 gb
104 Wed, Aug  1  @KCR  L   2-5       50-54  3rd  7.0 gb
 Last 10: 2-8    Last 20: 5-15   Last 30: 9-21
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Fri, Aug 10, 2012 BOS  3 @CLE  2        W:Clay Buchholz (10-3), L: Chris Seddon (0-1), S: none
Thu, Aug 09, 2012 CLE  5  BOS  3        W:Ubaldo Jimenez (9-11), L: Felix Doubront (10-6), S: Chris Perez (30)
Sun, May 13, 2012 BOS 12  CLE  1        W:Daniel Bard (3-4), L: Justin Masterson (1-3), S: none
Sat, May 12, 2012 BOS  4  CLE  1        W:Felix Doubront (3-1), L: Zach McAllister (1-1), S: Alfredo Aceves (7)
Fri, May 11, 2012 BOS  7  CLE  5        W:Clay Buchholz (4-1), L: Ubaldo Jimenez (3-3), S: Alfredo Aceves (6)
Thu, May 10, 2012 CLE  8 @BOS  3        W:Derek Lowe (5-1), L: Josh Beckett (2-4), S: none

Thu, Aug 04, 2011 CLE  7 @BOS  3        W:Justin Masterson (9-7), L: Franklin Morales (0-2), S: none
Wed, Aug 03, 2011 BOS  4  CLE  3        W:Jonathan Papelbon (4-0), L: Joe Smith (2-2), S: none
Tue, Aug 02, 2011 BOS  3  CLE  2        W:Jonathan Papelbon (3-0), L: Vinnie Pestano (1-1), S: none
Mon, Aug 01, 2011 CLE  9 @BOS  6        W:Rafael Perez (4-1), L: Daniel Bard (1-5), S: none
Season Series: 2012 - BOS over 4-2; 2011 - CLE won 6-4; 2010 - Tied 4-4; All-Time - CLE leads 1023-962

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 (4.89 RS/G) vs. Indians Pitchers (5.11 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 34.McAllister
G/S/vB
37.Allen
G/S/vB
56.Herrmann
G/S/vB
54.Perez
G/S/vB
52.Pestano
G/S/vB
32.Rogers
G/S/vB
44.Seddon*
G/S/vB
49.Sipp*
G/S/vB
38.Smith
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
3.Aviles G/S/vP 3/.833 1/2.000 2/2.000 8/.393 6/.000 1/.000 3/.333 2/1.000 5/.400 428/300 .254/.282/.396/.678 .788/.631 .676 74/.566 10/4 11/11
77.Ciriaco G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 87/57 .341/.349/.482/.831 .800/.848 .758 65/.738 6/0 1/1
13.Crawford* G/S/vP ··· ··· 6/2.167 4/.250 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 5/.000 ··· 91/57 .267/.297/.477/.773 .917/.688 .358 91/.773 3/0 3/1
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 3/.000 3/1.000 3/1.167 ··· 3/.000 4/.000 4/1.833 146/89 .246/.301/.343/.645 .554/.706 .574 107/.653 6/0 1/0
28.Gonzalez* G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 2/2.500 3/.333 3/.333 4/.500 3/.000 3/1.000 ··· 478/305 .308/.351/.467/.818 .847/.801 .707 107/1.070 0/0 12/4
60.Lavarnway G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· 18/9 .125/.222/.188/.410 .347/.472 .667 18/.410 0/0 0/0
64.Middlebrooks G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/no AB 3/.000 1/no AB 1/.000 286/186 .288/.325/.509/.835 .906/.798 .826 93/.777 4/1 15/9
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 4/1.250 1/no AB 2/.000 5/.800 3/.000 ··· 3/1.334 4/3.500 2/1.000 429/289 .275/.332/.411/.743 .748/.741 .755 91/.804 9/4 9/3
26.Podsednik* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/no AB 2/1.000 4/.250 1/no AB 73/61 .385/.406/.477/.883 .764/.905 .855 3/.667 6/1 1/0
5.Punto# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 4/.000 1/no AB ··· ··· 1/.000 3/1.000 131/111 .200/.302/.273/.575 .426/.602 .715 11/.182 4/0 1/2
7.Ross G/S/vP 3/1.666 ··· ··· 3/.000 2/1.000 2/2.500 3/2.667 1/.000 8/.375 337/233 .278/.345/.538/.884 1.152/.766 .737 102/.917 1/1 18/0
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP 3/1.000 ··· 2/2.500 1/.000 2/.000 ··· 1/no AB 3/.000 1/.000 320/276 .231/.288/.483/.770 .591/.799 .803 66/.639 0/1 20/6
10.Shoppach G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 2/.000 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 1/2.000 ··· 154/70 .250/.329/.478/.807 .813/.798 .662 43/.646 1/0 5/4
IP 70.0 10.1 0.1 41.2 51.0 56.2 10.2 39.2 46.1 TOTAL .267/.326/.437/.763 .788/.752 .711 .745 57/18 131/65
ERA-K/9 3.60/8.4 0.00/7.9 0.00/0.0 3.89/9.9 1.24/10.2 5.08/9.7 5.06/4.2 4.76/9.7 3.11/6.4 4.71/6.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Lavarnway (0-0-0)
 Saltalamacchia (61-14-5)
 Shoppach (19-10-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 302/.259 39/.065 1/.000 178/.238 198/.165 257/.277 47/.286 167/.228 188/.225 .265  Ross
 Gonzalez
 Podsednik
 Ellsbury
 Ciriaco
 Crawford
21/7/56/5
0/0/18/1
7/15/0/0
0/34/0/0
0/0/1/0
22/0/0/0
OPS .737 .301 .000 .653 .491 .789 .862 .730 .629 .757
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 176/.681 22/.227 1/.000 94/.619 107/.580 126/.734 14/.429 84/.666 69/.623 .804
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 126/.819 17/.393 / 84/.690 91/.390 131/.838 33/1.067 83/.799 119/.633 .709
Home 199/.768 23/.332 1/.000 111/.670 113/.543 145/.769 25/.628 83/.692 99/.559
Last 28d days 119/.766 39/.301 1/.000 40/.836 50/.420 69/.780 47/.862 47/.615 39/.790
HR/SB/CS 9/9/0 0/0/0 0/0/0 3/3/0 2/3/2 6/0/1 2/1/0 6/3/2 3/1/1 114/94/24
Usage ····X··· X···Xo·X ···o···· ·o·X·X·· ·XoX·X·· X·o·o·X· X··o·X·· ·o·oXo·· ···oXo··
Indians Batters (4.24 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.61 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 46.Morales*
G/S/vB
91.Aceves
G/S/vB
32.Breslow*
G/S/vB
37.Melancon
G/S/vB
30.Miller*
G/S/vB
59.Mortensen
G/S/vB
63.Tazawa
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
23.Brantley* G/S/vP 3/.666 2/1.000 3/.666 ··· 2/1.500 3/.000 1/.000 457/301 .293/.344/.421/.765 .764/.765 .697 101/.730 12/6 4/1
13.Cabrera# G/S/vP 1/.000 3/.333 7/.200 ··· 3/1.167 ··· 1/.000 457/302 .283/.348/.444/.792 .769/.804 .804 105/.726 5/3 13/15
12.Carrera* G/S/vP 2/1.500 ··· 2/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/2.000 26/20 .360/.346/.640/.986 .333/1.189 .297 26/.986 1/1 1/0
17.Choo* G/S/vP 1/.000 3/.333 9/1.413 ··· 2/.000 3/1.167 1/2.000 475/311 .288/.371/.471/.842 .614/.959 .897 112/.765 12/6 13/1
16.Donald G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 2/1.000 ··· ··· 2/1.000 1/.000 62/33 .182/.230/.255/.484 .534/.442 .394 8/.821 4/0 1/3
47.Duncan G/S/vP 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 4/.500 3/.000 ··· 232/123 .219/.310/.418/.728 .722/.733 .612 42/.496 1/2 10/2
9.Hannahan* G/S/vP 2/1.000 2/.000 5/.400 ··· 4/.000 1/3.000 ··· 231/167 .231/.300/.341/.641 .498/.695 .610 53/.591 0/2 4/8
22.Kipnis* G/S/vP 2/.500 2/1.000 ··· ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· 475/303 .259/.335/.386/.721 .613/.781 .641 96/.553 23/4 11/4
35.Kotchman* G/S/vP 7/1.262 9/1.569 7/.666 1/2.000 9/.777 ··· ··· 365/269 .226/.289/.349/.639 .606/.650 .686 75/.484 3/0 10/5
1.Lillibridge G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 5/.000 ··· 3/.666 112/63 .181/.216/.200/.416 .289/.520 .400 27/.481 9/2 0/1
6.Marson G/S/vP ··· ··· 5/1.100 ··· 1/.000 2/2.000 ··· 152/80 .246/.344/.331/.675 .604/.738 .545 36/.329 3/0 0/1
41.Santana# G/S/vP 1/5.000 3/.333 3/.000 ··· 2/.500 3/.333 1/no AB 409/271 .239/.364/.406/.770 .784/.763 .841 105/1.035 2/3 12/8
IP 63.0 57.2 48.0 26.2 29.1 26.0 20.2 TOTAL .253/.326/.395/.721 .660/.752 .724 .660 75/32 102/61
ERA-K/9 3.14/9.1 4.21/8.0 2.63/8.4 7.43/7.1 3.07/10.4 1.73/6.2 1.74/7.8 4.34/7.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Marson (45-6-1)
 Santana (46-17-7)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 263/.216 241/.231 199/.225 120/.290 116/.194 99/.182 86/.284 .256  Brantley
 Choo
 Duncan
 Carrera
 Lillibridge
 Donald
0/109/0/4
0/0/107/4
52/0/1/3
8/2/1/1
18/9/4/0
1/0/0/0
OPS .633 .661 .656 .855 .588 .593 .676 .737
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 98/.453 133/.672 86/.625 53/1.032 74/.385 51/.508 33/.686 .722
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 165/.739 108/.648 113/.679 67/.715 42/.949 48/.665 53/.668 .749
Road 130/.484 100/.573 85/.553 42/.742 53/.634 29/.521 24/.780
Last 28d days 48/.497 55/.727 44/.478 51/.827 34/.511 24/.743 59/.773
HR/SB/CS 6/5/2 6/3/0 5/2/2 6/0/1 3/0/0 3/2/2 1/2/1 123/80/24
Usage ·····X·· ··o··oX· ·X·o·ooX ···X·X·o ·o····oX ··X····· ·X·XX··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.