Mobile Site You Are Here > Home > Game Previews > BOS @ DET, Sunday, April 8, 2012



Game Preview: BOS @ DET, 1:05pm, Sunday, April 8, 2012 @Comerica Park

RedSox, 0-2, 0-2 4th, 2 GB, 2 GB in WC

SP: Clay Buchholz (27, RHP, 0-0, undef)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. DET Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (6-3) 82.2 76 34 32 31 60 10 3.48
2010 (17-7) 173.2 142 55 45 67 120 9 2.33
2009 (7-4) 92.0 91 44 43 36 68 13 4.21
Last 7 GS 3-0 44.0 32 15 14 12 37 4 2.86 59
2011-06-16 @TBR W 5.0 2 1 1 3 5 0 81 61
2011-06-10 @TOR W 7.0 3 1 1 2 6 0 100 71
2011-06-03 OAK ND 4.2 8 6 5 2 5 0 99 29
2011-05-29 @DET ND 6.0 6 3 3 1 3 2 98 50
2011-05-23 @CLE ND 7.1 4 2 2 2 4 1 94 64
2011-05-18 DET ND 7.0 4 0 0 1 7 0 127 75
2011-05-13 @NYY W 7.0 5 2 2 1 7 1 110 65
Last 5 v.DET 1-1 34.1 20 8 6 14 21 3 1.57 64
2011-05-29 @DET ND 6.0 6 3 3 1 3 2 98 50
2011-05-18 DET ND 7.0 4 0 0 1 7 0 127 75
2010-08-01 DET ND 8.0 2 2 1 4 5 0 109 73
2010-05-14 @DET W 6.1 3 1 1 5 3 0 111 61
2009-08-13 DET L 7.0 5 2 1 3 3 1 100 61
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    0-0    Road:    0-2    ExtrInn: 0-0 
 vsRHP:   0-2    vsLHP:   0-0    1-Run:   0-1 
 vsEast:  0-0    vsCntrl: 0-2    vsWest:  0-0  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
  2 Sat, Apr  7  @DET  L   0-10       0-2   4th  2.0 gb
  1 Thu, Apr  5  @DET  L   2-3        0-1   5th  1.0 gb
 Last 10: 0-2    Last 20: 0-2    Last 30: 0-2 
Tigers, 2-0, 2-0 1st, 1 up

SP: Max Scherzer (27, RHP, 0-0, undef)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (15-9) 195.0 207 101 96 56 174 29 4.43
2010 (12-11) 195.2 174 84 76 70 184 20 3.50
2009 (9-11) 170.1 166 94 78 63 174 20 4.12
Last 7 GS 2-2 37.2 43 22 22 10 38 8 5.26 48
2011-09-27 CLE W 5.2 7 4 4 2 7 0 109 44
2011-09-21 @KCR ND 5.0 5 2 2 1 5 0 84 53
2011-09-15 @OAK L 5.0 7 5 5 1 8 3 91 40
2011-09-10 MIN ND 7.0 5 2 2 3 6 1 118 62
2011-09-04 CHW W 7.0 5 0 0 0 6 0 113 73
2011-08-29 KCR L 3.0 10 7 7 1 2 3 65 12
2011-08-24 @TBR ND 5.0 4 2 2 2 4 1 97 53
Last 5 v.BOS 0-2 13.1 22 14 14 5 5 4 9.45 32
2011-05-26 BOS L 2.0 7 7 7 2 1 1 61 13
2010-07-31 @BOS ND 6.1 9 1 1 1 3 0 116 53
2010-05-14 BOS L 5.0 6 6 6 2 1 3 109 30
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    2-0    Road:    0-0    ExtrInn: 0-0 
 vsRHP:   1-0    vsLHP:   1-0    1-Run:   1-0 
 vsEast:  2-0    vsCntrl: 0-0    vsWest:  0-0  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
  2 Sat, Apr  7   BOS  W  10-0        2-0   1st  1.0 up
  1 Thu, Apr  5   BOS  W   3-2        1-0   1st  0.5 up
 Last 10: 2-0    Last 20: 2-0    Last 30: 2-0 
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sat, Apr 07, 2012 DET 10  BOS  0        W:Duane Below (1-0), L: Josh Beckett (0-1), S: none
Thu, Apr 05, 2012 DET  3  BOS  2        W:Jose Valverde (1-0), L: Mark Melancon (0-1), S: none

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
Season Series: 2012 - DET over 2-0; 2011 - BOS won 5-1; 2010 - Tied 3-3; All-Time - BOS leads 1018-950

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 (1.00 RS/G) vs. Tigers Pitchers (1.00 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 37.Scherzer
G/S/vB
31.Balester
G/S/vB
64.Below*
G/S/vB
53.Benoit
G/S/vB
40.Coke*
G/S/vB
20.Dotel
G/S/vB
48.Porcello
G/S/vB
55.Schlereth*
G/S/vB
46.Valverde
G/S/vB
60.Villarreal
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
3.Aviles G/S/vP 5/.400 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 8/.000 6/.666 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 309/216 .255/.289/.409/.698 .924/.601 .691 6/.000 14/4 7/12
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 2/5.000 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 8/.250 5/2.350 5/2.600 2/.500 1/.000 ··· 732/509 .321/.376/.552/.928 .841/.965 .910 7/.000 39/15 32/0
28.Gonzalez* G/S/vP 11/.384 3/.666 1/2.000 1/.000 4/.000 4/1.167 2/1.000 3/.667 9/.222 ··· 715/472 .338/.410/.548/.957 .787/1.046 .986 8/.929 1/0 27/4
54.McDonald G/S/vP 4/.500 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/2.000 ··· 175/58 .236/.303/.401/.704 .804/.506 .811 1/.000 2/3 6/3
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 7/2.381 ··· 1/.000 24/.717 14/.310 8/1.500 4/.500 ··· 4/3.167 ··· 605/404 .309/.398/.554/.953 .989/.934 .874 7/.786 1/1 29/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 5/1.000 ··· 1/.000 8/.804 7/1.238 9/1.319 6/.733 1/2.000 3/1.000 ··· 731/515 .307/.387/.474/.861 1.010/.800 .804 8/.536 26/8 21/7
5.Punto# G/S/vP 2/.500 1/.000 ··· 5/.200 ··· 3/.667 17/.393 ··· 2/.000 ··· 166/109 .278/.388/.421/.809 .798/.814 .997 0/ 1/1 1/3
7.Ross G/S/vP 4/1.250 5/1.000 1/.000 4/.500 ··· 1/.000 4/1.000 ··· 8/.536 ··· 461/351 .240/.325/.405/.730 .698/.740 .726 8/.000 5/2 14/1
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP 3/1.334 ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 2/.000 1/.000 2/1.500 2/.500 ··· 386/263 .235/.288/.450/.737 .635/.786 .753 6/.500 1/0 16/6
10.Shoppach G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· ··· 4/.500 3/.666 7/.453 5/.800 ··· ··· ··· 253/128 .176/.268/.339/.607 .788/.431 .658 1/2.000 0/0 11/3
12.Sweeney* G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 3/.666 5/.000 3/.666 13/1.433 ··· 3/2.334 1/2.000 299/249 .265/.346/.341/.687 .404/.743 .630 8/1.482 1/1 1/0
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 8/.804 ··· ··· 10/.200 7/.971 4/.250 6/1.000 ··· 5/.200 ··· 517/355 .258/.373/.459/.833 .987/.764 .667 8/.000 3/0 17/9
IP 195.0 35.2 29.0 61.0 108.2 54.0 182.0 49.0 72.1 16.0 TOTAL .188/.221/.266/.486 .282/.524 .486 .486 1/0 0/2
ERA-K/9 4.43/8.0 4.54/8.6 4.34/4.3 2.95/9.3 4.47/5.7 3.50/10.3 4.75/5.1 3.49/8.1 2.24/8.6 6.75/7.9 1.00/9.5

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

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 833/.272 159/.268 127/.252 241/.218 474/.279 218/.185 784/.292 212/.209 301/.198 76/.323 .188  Ross
 Ellsbury
 Sweeney
 McDonald
 Aviles
 Gonzalez
83/22/35/8
0/154/0/6
41/34/23/3
23/13/37/2
1/0/4/0
0/0/2/0
OPS .781 .807 .660 .581 .728 .574 .774 .699 .580 .921 .486
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 464/.841 61/.733 53/.661 125/.639 167/.584 85/.845 470/.857 100/.529 179/.687 39/1.036 .780
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 369/.706 98/.847 74/.659 116/.517 307/.806 133/.410 314/.650 112/.863 122/.432 37/.806 .185
Home 461/.741 86/.674 65/.818 132/.644 196/.816 103/.513 368/.820 107/.741 169/.634 28/.851
Last 28d days / / 8/.250 4/1.000 3/.333 5/.400 / / 6/1.700 /
HR/SB/CS 29/12/9 7/5/1 2/2/1 5/3/2 5/10/6 6/1/1 18/16/4 6/5/3 5/9/3 3/4/0 0/1/0
Usage X······· X······· o······· X······· ··X·····

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 (6.50 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (6.50 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 11.Buchholz
G/S/vB
91.Aceves
G/S/vB
32.Albers
G/S/vB
48.Atchison
G/S/vB
51.Bard
G/S/vB
19.Beckett
G/S/vB
64.Bowden
G/S/vB
61.Doubront*
G/S/vB
37.Melancon
G/S/vB
46.Morales*
G/S/vB
44.Padilla
G/S/vB
78.Thomas*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
13.Avila* G/S/vP 6/1.100 3/.666 3/1.334 2/.000 ··· 9/1.194 ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· 551/403 .295/.389/.506/.895 .779/.939 .949 8/1.500 3/1 19/6
26.Boesch* G/S/vP 12/.584 3/.333 3/1.167 1/.000 3/1.666 9/.333 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 472/354 .283/.341/.458/.799 .752/.814 .833 9/.000 5/3 16/3
24.Cabrera G/S/vP 18/.666 4/.500 8/.393 3/1.667 5/1.000 15/.910 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 24/1.047 ··· 688/507 .344/.448/.586/1.033 .990/1.047 1.011 9/1.889 2/1 30/13
12.Dirks* G/S/vP 3/2.334 ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 1/.000 8/.393 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 235/204 .251/.296/.406/.703 .871/.675 .801 4/1.000 5/2 7/2
28.Fielder* G/S/vP ··· ··· 11/1.080 ··· ··· 6/2.500 ··· ··· 2/1.000 4/1.000 3/2.334 ··· 692/499 .299/.415/.566/.981 .822/1.046 1.096 8/2.000 1/1 38/15
14.Jackson G/S/vP 14/.297 4/1.417 7/.572 1/.000 1/.000 9/1.056 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· 1/4.000 ··· 668/463 .249/.317/.374/.690 .732/.672 .752 10/1.475 22/5 10/3
32.Kelly* G/S/vP 3/.666 3/1.000 2/1.000 2/1.000 ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 281/259 .245/.291/.381/.672 .381/.698 .564 0/ 2/1 7/5
9.Laird G/S/vP 8/.393 ··· 5/.200 1/.000 ··· 7/.453 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 108/89 .232/.302/.358/.660 .902/.610 .670 / 1/1 1/3
27.Peralta G/S/vP 14/.774 4/.833 5/.900 2/1.000 5/.400 20/.644 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· 17/1.012 ··· 576/403 .299/.345/.478/.824 .765/.848 .898 8/1.339 0/2 21/7
25.Raburn G/S/vP 12/.878 ··· 4/.500 1/.000 2/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 418/261 .256/.297/.432/.729 .807/.681 .693 8/.250 1/1 14/17
39.Santiago# G/S/vP 5/.200 1/no AB 4/.000 ··· 2/.500 6/.334 ··· ··· ··· ··· 12/1.492 ··· 294/237 .260/.311/.384/.695 .832/.662 .786 4/.250 0/0 5/3
36.Thomas* G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 3/5.000 ··· ··· 7/.143 ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/1.667 ··· / /// / 0/ / /
29.Worth G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 3/.333 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 39/17 .270/.308/.324/.632 .792/.423 .801 0/ 0/0 0/1
21.Young G/S/vP 4/.500 1/no AB 4/1.250 1/.000 2/1.500 18/.918 ··· ··· ··· 2/1.500 12/.666 ··· 503/361 .268/.302/.393/.695 .759/.670 .732 8/.500 1/0 12/7
IP 82.2 114.0 64.2 30.1 73.0 193.0 20.0 10.1 74.1 46.1 8.2 TOTAL .328/.395/.627/1.022 .656/1.269 1.022 1.022 0/0 5/1
ERA-K/9 3.48/6.5 2.61/6.3 4.73/9.5 3.26/5.0 3.33/9.1 2.89/8.2 4.05/7.7 6.10/5.2 2.78/8.0 3.69/8.2 4.15/9.3 /0.0 6.61/4.4

 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 353/.241 474/.204 289/.251 122/.279 288/.179 767/.211 90/.241 47/.316 309/.234 193/.237 36/.226 / .328  Jackson
 Boesch
 Young
 Raburn
 Dirks
 Kelly
0/152/0/8
57/0/51/7
115/0/0/7
52/2/20/4
38/16/22/4
17/4/39/1
OPS .706 .621 .733 .710 .546 .608 .700 .952 .631 .757 .656 1.022
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 177/.706 210/.576 119/.829 49/.769 162/.611 451/.562 34/.678 21/1.347 130/.704 100/.789 14/1.192 / 1.070
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 176/.706 264/.656 170/.667 73/.669 126/.461 316/.671 56/.714 26/.632 179/.581 93/.725 22/.283 / .988
Road 210/.698 200/.629 123/.683 32/.692 150/.584 407/.602 22/.551 17/.820 147/.640 82/.463 20/.721 /
Last 28d days / 2/2.000 5/1.100 6/.667 / 23/1.393 3/.333 / 3/1.333 2/.000 3/2.167 2/1.000
HR/SB/CS 10/6/3 8/9/0 7/6/4 0/1/3 5/7/1 21/31/4 3/2/1 1/2/3 5/6/2 6/6/0 0/0/0 // 5/0/0
Usage ··o····· o······· X······· X······· o······· ··o····· ··o····· ··o····· 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.