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Game Preview: BOS @ DET, 1:05pm, Thursday, April 5, 2012 @Comerica Park

RedSox, , 1st, Tied

SP: Jon Lester (28, LHP, 0-0, undef)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. DET Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
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
2009 (15-8) 203.1 186 80 77 64 225 20 3.41
Last 7 GS 2-3 37.2 38 21 20 18 36 4 4.78 49
2011-09-28 @BAL ND 6.0 4 2 2 4 5 1 93 57
2011-09-24 @NYY L 2.2 8 8 8 1 3 1 55 12
2011-09-17 TBR L 7.0 5 4 4 4 5 1 107 52
2011-09-11 @TBR L 4.0 8 4 4 3 2 0 111 29
2011-09-06 @TOR W 7.0 3 0 0 1 11 0 100 81
2011-09-01 NYY ND 5.0 7 1 1 3 6 0 114 52
2011-08-27 OAK W 6.0 3 2 1 2 4 1 87 62
Last 5 v.DET 0-2 18.1 20 12 12 10 17 3 5.89 45
2010-07-30 DET L 6.0 11 4 4 2 7 2 115 39
2010-05-15 @DET ND 7.0 4 4 4 4 10 0 117 59
2008-04-09 DET L 5.1 5 4 4 4 0 1 97 38
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    0-0    Road:    0-0    ExtrInn: 0-0 
 vsRHP:   0-0    vsLHP:   0-0    1-Run:   0-0 
 vsEast:  0-0    vsCntrl: 0-0    vsWest:  0-0  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 Last 10: 0-0    Last 20: 0-0    Last 30: 0-0 
Tigers, , 1st, Tied

SP: Justin Verlander (29, RHP, 0-0, undef)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (24-5) 251.0 174 73 67 57 250 24 2.40
2010 (18-9) 224.1 190 89 84 71 219 14 3.37
2009 (19-9) 240.0 219 99 92 63 269 20 3.45
Last 7 GS 6-0 48.1 38 15 15 15 46 8 2.79 61
2011-09-24 BAL ND 7.0 8 5 5 1 6 2 120 46
2011-09-18 @OAK W 8.0 3 0 0 3 6 0 116 79
2011-09-13 @CHW W 7.0 6 0 0 2 6 0 106 69
2011-09-07 @CLE W 6.0 3 4 4 2 8 2 113 56
2011-09-02 CHW W 7.1 7 1 1 1 6 1 106 65
2011-08-27 @MIN W 6.0 8 4 4 3 6 2 120 43
2011-08-22 @TBR W 7.0 3 1 1 3 8 1 116 72
Last 5 v.BOS 2-1 36.2 29 11 11 7 33 3 2.70 63
2011-05-29 BOS W 7.2 4 0 0 2 3 0 132 72
2011-05-19 @BOS ND 8.0 6 3 3 0 9 2 114 67
2010-08-01 @BOS ND 7.0 6 3 3 3 8 0 123 58
2009-08-13 @BOS W 8.0 4 0 0 1 8 0 123 81
2008-05-08 BOS L 6.0 9 5 5 1 5 1 107 38
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    0-0    Road:    0-0    ExtrInn: 0-0 
 vsRHP:   0-0    vsLHP:   0-0    1-Run:   0-0 
 vsEast:  0-0    vsCntrl: 0-0    vsWest:  0-0  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 Last 10: 0-0    Last 20: 0-0    Last 30: 0-0 
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sun, May 29, 2011 DET  3  BOS  0        W:Justin Verlander (5-3), L: Josh Beckett (4-2), S: Jose Valverde (12)
Sun, May 29, 2011 BOS  4 @DET  3        W:Matt Albers (1-2), L: Jose Valverde (2-2), S: Jonathan Papelbon (10)
Fri, May 27, 2011 BOS  6 @DET  3        W:Tim Wakefield (2-1), L: Rick Porcello (4-3), S: none
Thu, May 26, 2011 BOS 14 @DET  1  (8)   W:Alfredo Aceves (2-0), L: Max Scherzer (6-2), S: none
Thu, May 19, 2011 BOS  4  DET  3        W:Jonathan Papelbon (2-0), L: Al Alburquerque (0-1), S: none
Wed, May 18, 2011 BOS  1  DET  0        W:Daniel Bard (1-3), L: Daniel Schlereth (0-1), S: Jonathan Papelbon (8)
Sun, Aug 01, 2010 BOS  4  DET  3        W:Jonathan Papelbon (4-4), L: Brad Thomas (4-1), S: none
Sat, Jul 31, 2010 BOS  5  DET  4        W:Hideki Okajima (4-3), L: Phil Coke (6-2), S: none
Fri, Jul 30, 2010 DET  6 @BOS  5        W:Robbie Weinhardt (1-1), L: Jon Lester (11-6), S: none
Sun, May 16, 2010 DET  5  BOS  1        W:Armando Galarraga (1-0), L: John Lackey (4-2), S: none
Season Series: 2012 -  0-0; 2011 - BOS won 5-1; 2010 - Tied 3-3; All-Time - BOS leads 1018-948

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 ( RS/G) vs. Tigers Pitchers ( RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 35.Verlander
G/S/vB
62.Alburquerque
G/S/vB
31.Balester
G/S/vB
53.Benoit
G/S/vB
40.Coke*
G/S/vB
20.Dotel
G/S/vB
58.Fister
G/S/vB
49.Marte
G/S/vB
48.Porcello
G/S/vB
37.Scherzer
G/S/vB
55.Schlereth*
G/S/vB
46.Valverde
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
3.Aviles G/S/vP 10/.600 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 7/.000 ··· ··· 6/.666 5/.400 1/.000 1/.000 309/216 .255/.289/.409/.698 .924/.601 .691 / 14/4 7/12
13.Crawford* G/S/vP 29/.620 1/2.000 ··· 19/.388 4/1.000 6/.000 9/.730 ··· 9/1.125 8/.857 1/no AB ··· 539/361 .255/.289/.405/.694 .566/.757 .668 / 18/6 11/3
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 16/.536 ··· ··· 2/.000 8/.250 5/2.350 3/3.000 ··· 5/2.600 2/5.000 2/.500 1/.000 732/509 .321/.376/.552/.928 .841/.965 .910 / 39/15 32/0
28.Gonzalez* G/S/vP 10/.971 ··· 3/.666 1/.000 3/.000 4/1.167 3/.666 ··· 2/1.000 11/.384 3/.667 8/.000 715/472 .338/.410/.548/.957 .787/1.046 .986 / 1/0 27/4
55.Kalish* G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 7/.834 ··· ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· / /// / / / /
54.McDonald G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 4/.500 ··· 2/2.000 175/58 .236/.303/.401/.704 .804/.506 .811 / 2/3 6/3
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 21/1.048 1/2.000 ··· 24/.717 14/.310 8/1.500 12/.523 ··· 4/.500 7/2.381 ··· 3/3.334 605/404 .309/.398/.554/.953 .989/.934 .874 / 1/1 29/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 10/.000 1/.000 ··· 8/.804 6/1.167 9/1.319 3/.333 ··· 6/.733 5/1.000 1/2.000 2/.000 731/515 .307/.387/.474/.861 1.010/.800 .804 / 26/8 21/7
5.Punto# G/S/vP 29/.395 ··· 1/.000 5/.200 ··· 3/.667 3/.000 ··· 17/.393 2/.500 ··· 2/.000 166/109 .278/.388/.421/.809 .798/.814 .997 / 1/1 1/3
7.Ross G/S/vP ··· ··· 5/1.000 3/.666 ··· ··· ··· ··· 4/1.000 4/1.250 ··· 7/.619 461/351 .240/.325/.405/.730 .698/.740 .726 / 5/2 14/1
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP 6/.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 1/.000 2/1.500 ··· 1/.000 3/1.334 2/1.500 2/.500 386/263 .235/.288/.450/.737 .635/.786 .753 / 1/0 16/6
10.Shoppach G/S/vP 20/.800 ··· ··· 3/.000 3/.666 7/.453 5/.200 ··· 5/.800 2/.000 ··· ··· 253/128 .176/.268/.339/.607 .788/.431 .658 / 0/0 11/3
12.Sweeney* G/S/vP 10/.400 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 5/.000 2/.000 9/.873 ··· 13/1.433 3/.000 ··· 2/1.500 299/249 .265/.346/.341/.687 .404/.743 .630 / 1/1 1/0
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 20/.900 1/no AB ··· 9/.222 7/.971 3/.333 6/1.100 ··· 6/1.000 8/.804 ··· 4/.250 517/355 .258/.373/.459/.833 .987/.764 .667 / 3/0 17/9
IP 251.0 43.1 35.2 61.0 108.2 54.0 216.1 3.2 182.0 195.0 49.0 72.1 TOTAL /// / / /
ERA-K/9 2.40/9.0 1.87/13.9 4.54/8.6 2.95/9.3 4.47/5.7 3.50/10.3 2.83/6.1 2.45/7.3 4.75/5.1 4.43/8.0 3.49/8.1 2.24/8.6 0.00/0.0

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

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 969/.192 182/.142 159/.268 241/.218 474/.279 218/.185 875/.237 17/.375 784/.292 833/.272 212/.209 301/.198  Ross
 Ellsbury
 Sweeney
 McDonald
 Crawford
 Aviles
 Gonzalez
83/22/35/8
0/154/0/6
41/34/23/3
23/13/37/2
127/0/0/1
1/0/4/0
0/0/2/0
OPS .555 .438 .807 .581 .728 .574 .617 .849 .774 .781 .699 .580
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 538/.504 81/.468 61/.733 125/.639 167/.584 85/.845 493/.642 9/.944 470/.857 464/.841 100/.529 179/.687
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 431/.617 101/.412 98/.847 116/.517 307/.806 133/.410 382/.586 8/.750 314/.650 369/.706 112/.863 122/.432
Home 462/.547 87/.432 86/.674 132/.644 196/.816 103/.513 462/.576 12/.606 368/.820 461/.741 107/.741 169/.634
Last 28d days / / / / / / / / / / / /
HR/SB/CS 24/10/5 0/5/1 7/5/1 5/3/2 5/10/6 6/1/1 11/4/2 0/0/0 18/16/4 29/12/9 6/5/3 5/9/3 //
Usage

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

Tigers Batters ( RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers ( RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 31.Lester*
G/S/vB
91.Aceves
G/S/vB
32.Albers
G/S/vB
40.Bailey
G/S/vB
51.Bard
G/S/vB
19.Beckett
G/S/vB
64.Bowden
G/S/vB
11.Buchholz
G/S/vB
66.Carpenter
G/S/vB
61.Doubront*
G/S/vB
53.Hill*
G/S/vB
18.Matsuzaka
G/S/vB
37.Melancon
G/S/vB
30.Miller*
G/S/vB
46.Morales*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
13.Avila* G/S/vP ··· 3/.666 2/1.000 3/.000 ··· 7/.762 ··· 6/1.100 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 551/403 .295/.389/.506/.895 .779/.939 .949 / 3/1 19/6
26.Boesch* G/S/vP 7/.857 3/.333 3/1.167 2/.500 3/1.666 6/.500 ··· 12/.584 ··· ··· 1/.000 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· 472/354 .283/.341/.458/.799 .752/.814 .833 / 5/3 16/3
24.Cabrera G/S/vP 12/1.083 4/.500 7/.453 4/1.250 5/1.000 12/.258 ··· 18/.666 ··· ··· 1/3.000 11/1.323 ··· ··· 2/.000 688/507 .344/.448/.586/1.033 .990/1.047 1.011 / 2/1 30/13
12.Dirks* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 6/.533 ··· 3/2.334 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 235/204 .251/.296/.406/.703 .871/.675 .801 / 5/2 7/2
28.Fielder* G/S/vP 4/.833 ··· 10/1.025 ··· ··· 3/1.666 ··· ··· ··· ··· 11/.773 3/2.000 2/1.000 6/.666 3/1.167 692/499 .299/.415/.566/.981 .822/1.046 1.096 / 1/1 38/15
14.Jackson G/S/vP 8/.393 3/1.167 7/.572 3/.000 1/.000 6/.750 ··· 14/.297 ··· ··· 1/.000 4/.750 ··· ··· ··· 668/463 .249/.317/.374/.690 .732/.672 .752 / 22/5 10/3
32.Kelly* G/S/vP ··· 3/1.000 2/1.000 1/3.000 ··· 3/.000 ··· 3/.666 ··· ··· ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· 281/259 .245/.291/.381/.672 .381/.698 .564 / 2/1 7/5
9.Laird G/S/vP 11/.455 ··· 5/.200 2/.000 ··· 7/.453 ··· 8/.393 ··· ··· ··· 9/.819 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 108/89 .232/.302/.358/.660 .902/.610 .670 / 1/1 1/3
27.Peralta G/S/vP 21/.969 4/.833 4/1.167 5/1.400 5/.400 18/.722 1/.000 14/.774 ··· ··· ··· 15/.133 ··· ··· ··· 576/403 .299/.345/.478/.824 .765/.848 .898 / 0/2 21/7
25.Raburn G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· 4/.500 1/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· 12/.878 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 418/261 .256/.297/.432/.729 .807/.681 .693 / 1/1 14/17
39.Santiago# G/S/vP ··· ··· 4/.000 2/.500 2/.500 6/.334 ··· 5/.200 ··· ··· ··· 5/1.350 ··· ··· ··· 294/237 .260/.311/.384/.695 .832/.662 .786 / 0/0 5/3
36.Thomas* G/S/vP ··· ··· 3/5.000 1/no AB ··· 7/.143 ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· 3/.333 ··· ··· ··· / /// / / / /
29.Worth G/S/vP 3/1.167 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 3/.333 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 39/17 .270/.308/.324/.632 .792/.423 .801 / 0/0 0/1
21.Young G/S/vP 30/.540 1/no AB 3/1.000 4/1.000 2/1.500 15/.971 ··· 4/.500 ··· ··· ··· 21/.596 ··· ··· 1/3.000 503/361 .268/.302/.393/.695 .759/.670 .732 / 1/0 12/7
IP 191.2 114.0 64.2 41.2 73.0 193.0 20.0 82.2 9.2 10.1 8.0 37.1 74.1 65.0 46.1 TOTAL /// / / /
ERA-K/9 3.47/8.5 2.61/6.3 4.73/9.5 3.24/8.8 3.33/9.1 2.89/8.2 4.05/7.7 3.48/6.5 2.79/7.4 6.10/5.2 0.00/13.5 5.30/6.3 2.78/8.0 5.54/6.9 3.69/8.2 0.00/0.0

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Avila (85-40-7)
 Kelly (0-0-1)
 Laird (16-4-3)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 799/.234 474/.204 289/.251 170/.218 288/.179 767/.211 90/.241 353/.241 47/.316 47/.316 30/.115 167/.224 309/.234 310/.302 193/.237  Jackson
 Boesch
 Young
 Dirks
 Raburn
 Kelly
0/152/0/8
57/0/51/7
115/0/0/7
38/16/22/4
52/2/20/4
17/4/39/1
OPS .690 .621 .733 .631 .546 .608 .700 .706 .878 .952 .349 .664 .631 .857 .757
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 203/.580 210/.576 119/.829 97/.709 162/.611 451/.562 34/.678 177/.706 18/.635 21/1.347 16/.259 103/.777 130/.704 85/.812 100/.789
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 596/.728 264/.656 170/.667 73/.529 126/.461 316/.671 56/.714 176/.706 29/1.024 26/.632 14/.452 64/.491 179/.581 225/.874 93/.725
Road 465/.668 200/.629 123/.683 75/.764 150/.584 407/.602 22/.551 210/.698 23/.626 17/.820 17/.180 52/.491 147/.640 197/.735 82/.463
Last 28d days / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /
HR/SB/CS 20/14/12 8/9/0 7/6/4 3/5/0 5/7/1 21/31/4 3/2/1 10/6/3 1/1/1 1/2/3 0/1/0 4/6/0 5/6/2 8/8/1 6/6/0 //
Usage

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.