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Game Preview: BOS @ CLE, 1:05pm, Sunday, August 12, 2012 @Progressive Field

RedSox, 56-59, 56-59 4th, 12 GB, 6 GB in WC

SP: Jon Lester (28, LHP, 5-10, 5.36)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. CLE Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (5-10) 141.0 155 90 84 42 117 18 5.36
2011 (15-9) 191.2 166 77 74 75 182 20 3.47
2010 (19-9) 208.0 167 81 75 83 225 14 3.25
Last 7 GS 0-5 39.2 46 34 33 15 38 8 7.49 41
2012-08-07 TEX L 6.2 6 4 4 2 4 0 116 48
2012-08-02 MIN L 8.0 7 3 3 0 7 0 105 63
2012-07-28 @NYY ND 6.0 4 4 4 2 6 2 101 52
2012-07-22 TOR L 4.0 9 11 11 5 2 4 94 -3
2012-07-17 CHW L 4.0 7 6 6 3 4 1 91 25
2012-07-08 NYY L 4.1 9 5 4 2 6 0 101 31
2012-07-03 @OAK ND 6.2 4 1 1 1 9 1 107 70
Last 5 v.CLE 2-1 30.1 24 10 8 8 35 1 2.37 61
2011-05-25 @CLE W 6.0 3 0 0 1 7 0 97 72
2011-04-07 @CLE ND 7.0 3 0 0 3 9 0 109 77
2010-08-04 CLE L 5.0 7 4 2 2 4 1 98 43
2010-06-10 @CLE ND 6.0 9 6 6 1 8 0 109 37
2009-10-01 CLE W 6.1 2 0 0 1 7 0 84 75
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   29-34   Road:   27-25   ExtrInn: 2-6 
 vsRHP:  33-45   vsLHP:  23-14   1-Run:  12-14
 vsEast: 18-24   vsCntrl:20-15   vsWest:  7-13 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/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
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
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 8-12   Last 30:13-17
Indians, 53-61, 53-61 3rd, 9 GB, 8½ GB in WC

SP: Corey Kluber (26, RHP, 0-0, 6.10)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (0-0) 10.1 15 9 7 4 7 2 6.10
2011 (0-0) 4.1 6 4 4 3 5 0 8.31
Last 7 GS 0-0 10.1 15 9 7 4 7 2 6.10 38
2012-08-07 MIN ND 6.0 6 3 1 3 3 0 96 52
2012-08-02 @KCR ND 4.1 9 6 6 1 4 2 85 24
Has never faced BOS as starter.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   30-28   Road:   23-33   ExtrInn: 3-6 
 vsRHP:  40-37   vsLHP:  13-24   1-Run:  15-8 
 vsEast: 13-19   vsCntrl:20-27   vsWest: 12-5  IL: 8-10

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
114 Sat, Aug 11   BOS  W   5-2       53-61  3rd  9.0 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
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 6-14   Last 30: 9-21
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sat, Aug 11, 2012 CLE  5  BOS  2        W:Zach McAllister (5-4), L: Franklin Morales (3-3), S: Chris Perez (31)
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
Season Series: 2012 - BOS over 4-3; 2011 - CLE won 6-4; 2010 - Tied 4-4; All-Time - CLE leads 1024-962

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 (4.86 RS/G) vs. Indians Pitchers (5.08 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 28.Kluber
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 ··· 1/2.000 2/2.000 8/.393 6/.000 1/.000 3/.333 2/1.000 5/.400 431/303 .252/.280/.393/.673 .788/.625 .665 73/.472 10/4 11/11
77.Ciriaco G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 89/59 .333/.341/.471/.812 .800/.818 .714 63/.762 6/0 1/1
13.Crawford* G/S/vP ··· ··· 6/2.167 5/.200 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 5/.000 ··· 95/61 .258/.287/.461/.748 .917/.653 .315 95/.748 3/0 3/1
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 3/.000 4/.750 3/1.167 ··· 3/.000 4/.000 4/1.833 150/93 .254/.307/.362/.669 .554/.743 .624 106/.650 6/0 1/0
28.Gonzalez* G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/2.500 4/.250 3/.333 4/.500 3/.000 3/1.000 ··· 482/309 .307/.351/.467/.818 .847/.800 .708 107/1.061 0/0 12/4
60.Lavarnway G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· 21/12 .105/.190/.158/.348 .347/.348 .333 21/.348 0/0 0/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP ··· 1/no AB 2/.000 6/1.000 3/.000 ··· 3/1.334 4/3.500 2/1.000 433/293 .275/.331/.410/.741 .748/.737 .749 95/.791 9/4 9/3
26.Podsednik* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/no AB 2/1.000 4/.250 1/no AB 74/62 .379/.400/.470/.870 .764/.889 .834 4/.500 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/.000 2/1.000 2/2.500 3/2.667 1/.000 8/.375 340/236 .275/.342/.533/.875 1.152/.755 .720 100/.909 1/1 18/0
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/2.500 1/.000 2/.000 ··· 1/no AB 3/.000 1/.000 323/279 .229/.285/.478/.763 .591/.790 .785 64/.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
23.Valencia G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 2/1.000 5/.650 1/3.000 ··· 7/.429 4/.000 132/91 .198/.212/.310/.522 .537/.515 .360 29/.626 0/1 2/4
IP 10.1 10.1 0.1 42.2 51.0 56.2 10.2 39.2 46.1 TOTAL .266/.324/.436/.760 .788/.748 .706 .720 57/18 131/65
ERA-K/9 6.10/6.1 0.00/7.9 0.00/0.0 3.80/9.7 1.24/10.2 5.08/9.7 5.06/4.2 4.76/9.7 3.11/6.4 4.68/6.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Lavarnway (0-0-0)
 Saltalamacchia (64-14-5)
 Shoppach (19-10-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 49/.333 39/.065 1/.000 182/.238 198/.165 257/.277 47/.286 167/.228 188/.225 .264  Ross
 Gonzalez
 Ciriaco
 Crawford
 Podsednik
 Ellsbury
21/7/57/5
0/0/18/1
0/0/1/0
23/0/0/0
7/15/0/0
0/35/0/0
OPS .966 .301 .000 .649 .491 .789 .862 .730 .629 .754
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 31/1.331 22/.227 1/.000 97/.599 107/.580 126/.734 14/.429 84/.666 69/.623 .803
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 18/.389 17/.393 / 85/.706 91/.390 131/.838 33/1.067 83/.799 119/.633 .705
Home 27/.708 23/.332 1/.000 115/.664 113/.543 145/.769 25/.628 83/.692 99/.559
Last 28d days 49/.966 39/.301 1/.000 44/.802 50/.420 69/.780 47/.862 47/.615 32/.772
HR/SB/CS 2/4/0 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· ····o··· X·o·X·X· ··XoX·X· ·X·o·o·X ·X··o·X· ··o·oXo· ····oXo·
Indians Batters (4.25 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.62 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS Lester*
G/S/vB
91.Aceves
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/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
23.Brantley* G/S/vP 5/.400 2/1.000 4/.500 ··· 3/1.333 5/.650 3/.000 1/.000 461/301 .291/.343/.419/.762 .756/.765 .692 101/.669 12/6 4/1
13.Cabrera# G/S/vP 15/.504 3/.333 7/.200 1/.000 3/1.167 4/.250 ··· 1/.000 461/303 .281/.347/.441/.788 .763/.801 .796 105/.720 6/3 13/15
12.Carrera* G/S/vP 1/.000 ··· 3/1.000 ··· 2/.000 2/1.500 ··· 1/2.000 27/20 .385/.370/.654/1.024 .571/1.189 .414 27/1.024 2/1 1/0
17.Choo* G/S/vP 15/.291 3/.333 10/1.250 ··· 2/.000 4/.500 3/1.167 1/2.000 479/311 .287/.372/.469/.841 .614/.959 .894 112/.772 13/6 13/1
16.Donald G/S/vP 6/1.167 1/.000 2/1.000 1/2.000 ··· 3/.000 2/1.000 1/.000 66/34 .186/.231/.254/.485 .479/.491 .409 12/.705 4/0 1/3
47.Duncan G/S/vP 12/.962 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 4/.500 3/.666 3/.000 ··· 235/124 .216/.306/.412/.718 .708/.727 .595 44/.473 1/2 10/2
9.Hannahan* G/S/vP 14/.858 2/.000 5/.400 ··· 4/.000 2/1.000 1/3.000 ··· 231/167 .231/.300/.341/.641 .498/.695 .610 50/.600 0/2 4/8
22.Kipnis* G/S/vP ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· 3/.000 2/.500 ··· ··· 475/303 .259/.335/.386/.721 .613/.781 .641 92/.564 23/4 11/4
35.Kotchman* G/S/vP 13/.398 9/1.569 7/.666 2/1.000 9/.777 9/.958 ··· ··· 368/270 .224/.287/.346/.633 .593/.648 .675 74/.474 3/0 10/5
1.Lillibridge G/S/vP 5/.200 ··· 1/.000 1/3.000 5/.000 2/3.500 1/.000 3/.666 116/65 .202/.235/.257/.492 .416/.552 .573 30/.767 9/2 1/1
6.Marson G/S/vP 9/.777 ··· 5/1.100 1/no AB 1/.000 2/.000 2/2.000 ··· 155/81 .242/.340/.326/.666 .586/.738 .525 39/.310 3/0 0/1
41.Santana# G/S/vP 3/.333 3/.333 4/.750 ··· 2/.500 4/1.833 3/.333 1/no AB 413/271 .240/.366/.408/.774 .794/.763 .846 105/1.047 2/3 12/8
IP 141.0 57.2 48.2 28.0 29.2 68.1 26.1 20.2 TOTAL .253/.326/.395/.721 .661/.752 .725 .668 78/32 103/61
ERA-K/9 5.36/7.5 4.21/8.0 2.77/8.5 7.39/6.8 3.03/10.3 3.29/9.2 1.71/6.2 1.74/7.8 4.35/7.1

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

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 606/.282 241/.231 203/.231 126/.295 117/.194 285/.209 100/.180 86/.284 .256  Brantley
 Duncan
 Choo
 Carrera
 Lillibridge
 Donald
0/110/0/5
53/0/1/4
0/0/108/4
9/2/1/1
18/9/4/0
1/0/0/0
OPS .799 .661 .669 .861 .585 .632 .587 .676 .737
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 168/.728 133/.672 89/.626 55/.992 75/.382 105/.456 51/.508 33/.686 .721
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 438/.828 108/.648 114/.701 71/.759 42/.949 180/.732 49/.651 53/.668 .750
Road 237/.651 100/.573 89/.586 48/.772 54/.629 152/.502 30/.503 24/.780
Last 28d days 126/.948 49/.735 46/.578 52/.934 35/.504 70/.532 25/.710 57/.729
HR/SB/CS 18/7/2 6/3/0 5/2/2 6/0/1 3/0/0 7/7/2 3/3/2 1/2/1 124/83/24
Usage ····X··· ···o··oX o·X·o·oo o···X·X· o·o····o X·····X· o··X···· ··X·XX··

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.