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Game Preview: BOS @ NYY, 4:05pm, Saturday, August 18, 2012 @Yankee Stadium III

RedSox, 58-62, 58-62 4th, 13½ GB, 7½ GB in WC

SP: Jon Lester (28, LHP, 6-10, 5.20)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. NYY Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (6-10) 147.0 158 91 85 44 129 18 5.20
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 1-5 39.0 45 34 33 16 41 7 7.62 41
2012-08-12 @CLE W 6.0 3 1 1 2 12 0 101 72
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
Last 5 v.NYY 0-3 24.0 33 21 20 12 28 3 7.50 40
2012-07-28 @NYY ND 6.0 4 4 4 2 6 2 101 52
2012-07-08 NYY L 4.1 9 5 4 2 6 0 101 31
2011-09-24 @NYY L 2.2 8 8 8 1 3 1 55 12
2011-09-01 NYY ND 5.0 7 1 1 3 6 0 114 52
2011-08-05 NYY L 6.0 5 3 3 4 7 0 108 53
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   29-34   Road:   29-28   ExtrInn: 2-6 
 vsRHP:  35-47   vsLHP:  23-15   1-Run:  12-14
 vsEast: 19-27   vsCntrl:21-15   vsWest:  7-13 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
120 Fri, Aug 17  @NYY  L   4-6       58-62  4th 13.5 gb
119 Thu, Aug 16  @BAL  W   6-3       58-61  4th 12.5 gb
118 Wed, Aug 15  @BAL  L   3-5       57-61  4th 13.5 gb
117 Tue, Aug 14  @BAL  L   1-7       57-60  4th 12.5 gb
116 Sun, Aug 12  @CLE  W  14-1       57-59  4th 11.0 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
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 9-11   Last 30:12-18
Yankees, 71-48, 71-48 1st, 6 up

SP: David Phelps (25, RHP, 3-3, 2.53)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (3-3) 57.0 46 17 16 20 59 7 2.53
Last 7 GS 1-1 18.0 17 5 5 8 19 2 2.50 53
2012-08-13 TEX W 5.0 6 2 2 1 3 1 78 49
2012-07-04 @TBR ND 4.1 2 1 1 3 8 0 81 60
2012-05-09 TBR ND 4.2 3 0 0 4 3 0 89 57
2012-05-03 @KCR L 4.0 6 2 2 0 5 1 85 47
Has never faced BOS as starter.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   38-23   Road:   33-25   ExtrInn: 3-2 
 vsRHP:  45-32   vsLHP:  26-16   1-Run:  15-17
 vsEast: 23-18   vsCntrl:17-11   vsWest: 18-14 IL:13-5 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
119 Fri, Aug 17   BOS  W   6-4       71-48  1st  6.0 up
118 Thu, Aug 16   TEX  L   6-10      70-48  1st  6.0 up
117 Wed, Aug 15   TEX  W   3-2       70-47  1st  6.0 up
116 Tue, Aug 14   TEX  W   3-0       69-47  1st  6.0 up
115 Mon, Aug 13   TEX  W   8-2       68-47  1st  5.0 up
114 Sun, Aug 12  @TOR  L   7-10      67-47  1st  5.0 up
113 Sat, Aug 11  @TOR  W   5-2       67-46  1st  6.0 up
112 Fri, Aug 10  @TOR  W  10-4       66-46  1st  5.5 up
111 Thu, Aug  9  @DET  W   4-3       65-46  1st  5.5 up
110 Wed, Aug  8  @DET  W  12-8       64-46  1st  4.5 up
 Last 10: 8-2    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:16-14
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Fri, Aug 17, 2012 NYY  6  BOS  4        W:Phil Hughes (12-10), L: Franklin Morales (3-4), S: Rafael Soriano (30)
Sun, Jul 29, 2012 BOS  3 @NYY  2 (10)   W:Alfredo Aceves (2-6), L: David Robertson (1-4), S: none
Sat, Jul 28, 2012 BOS  8 @NYY  6        W:Andrew Miller (3-1), L: Rafael Soriano (2-1), S: Alfredo Aceves (22)
Fri, Jul 27, 2012 NYY 10  BOS  3        W:Phil Hughes (10-8), L: Aaron Cook (2-4), S: none
Sun, Jul 08, 2012 NYY  7 @BOS  3        W:Ivan Nova (10-3), L: Jon Lester (5-6), S: none
Sat, Jul 07, 2012 BOS  9  NYY  5        W:Felix Doubront (9-4), L: Phil Hughes (9-7), S: none
Sat, Jul 07, 2012 NYY  6 @BOS  1        W:Freddy Garcia (3-2), L: Franklin Morales (1-2), S: none
Fri, Jul 06, 2012 NYY 10 @BOS  8        W:Boone Logan (4-0), L: Andrew Miller (2-1), S: Rafael Soriano (20)
Sat, Apr 21, 2012 NYY 15 @BOS  9        W:Rafael Soriano (2-0), L: Alfredo Aceves (0-1), S: none
Fri, Apr 20, 2012 NYY  6 @BOS  2        W:Ivan Nova (3-0), L: Clay Buchholz (1-1), S: none
Season Series: 2012 - NYY over 7-3; 2011 - BOS won 12-6; 2010 - Tied 9-9; All-Time - NYY leads 1139-957

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. Yankees Pitchers (4.09 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 41.Phelps
G/S/vB
62.Chamberlain
G/S/vB
38.Eppley
G/S/vB
48.Logan*
G/S/vB
39.Rapada*
G/S/vB
30.Robertson
G/S/vB
29.Soriano
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
3.Aviles G/S/vP 3/.666 6/.000 3/.333 4/.500 ··· 4/.750 4/.000 448/316 .255/.285/.393/.678 .763/.643 .677 71/.579 11/4 11/12
77.Ciriaco G/S/vP 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 1/2.000 2/4.000 105/71 .317/.330/.446/.776 .818/.755 .667 59/.714 7/0 1/1
13.Crawford* G/S/vP ··· 17/.706 ··· 15/.733 ··· 10/.700 6/.900 116/77 .287/.313/.500/.813 .901/.767 .664 92/.843 4/0 3/1
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP ··· 24/.258 ··· 7/1.571 2/1.000 13/.398 5/.600 173/110 .264/.318/.371/.689 .597/.745 .667 108/.692 6/0 1/0
28.Gonzalez* G/S/vP 3/.000 5/.733 1/.000 9/.944 4/1.000 8/.542 12/.258 504/328 .305/.349/.470/.819 .832/.811 .721 105/1.011 0/0 13/4
60.Lavarnway G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 26/14 .125/.192/.167/.359 .432/.297 .364 26/.359 0/0 0/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 3/.666 24/1.393 ··· 6/1.167 2/1.500 18/1.069 10/.361 455/312 .281/.337/.429/.766 .772/.762 .799 105/.923 9/4 10/3
26.Podsednik* G/S/vP ··· 4/3.250 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 2/.000 85/73 .368/.395/.461/.856 .764/.870 .820 15/.690 6/1 1/0
5.Punto# G/S/vP ··· 3/.666 1/.000 5/.900 1/4.000 4/.500 3/.333 141/120 .193/.295/.261/.555 .405/.582 .653 19/.269 4/0 1/2
7.Ross G/S/vP 3/1.666 ··· 2/.000 1/5.000 ··· 3/.333 13/.154 362/255 .276/.341/.523/.864 1.168/.739 .717 100/.739 1/1 18/0
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP 2/2.500 7/1.286 3/1.334 9/.555 1/.000 5/.400 5/.600 341/297 .226/.282/.462/.743 .591/.766 .740 70/.614 0/1 20/6
23.Valencia G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 3/1.000 2/.500 141/96 .194/.206/.299/.504 .533/.491 .344 38/.534 0/1 2/4
IP 57.0 6.0 33.1 39.2 32.2 40.1 48.1 TOTAL .267/.325/.435/.760 .787/.747 .710 .732 60/18 133/67
ERA-K/9 2.53/9.3 9.00/4.5 3.24/5.9 3.86/11.3 3.03/8.3 2.45/12.5 1.68/9.1 3.80/8.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Lavarnway (0-0-0)
 Saltalamacchia (64-14-5)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 235/.223 34/.448 142/.286 168/.226 131/.211 166/.209 198/.217 .256  Ross
 Gonzalez
 Ciriaco
 Crawford
 Podsednik
 Ellsbury
21/7/60/6
0/0/18/1
0/1/2/0
28/0/0/0
8/17/2/0
0/39/0/0
OPS .666 1.121 .694 .681 .598 .607 .605 .732
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 107/.796 15/1.183 53/.782 97/.664 94/.546 92/.577 117/.590 .718
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 128/.560 19/1.068 89/.643 71/.705 37/.733 74/.642 81/.626 .745
Home 115/.593 19/1.446 51/.612 85/.712 70/.568 86/.526 96/.722
Last 28d days 50/.543 34/1.121 33/.794 27/.539 31/.756 48/.582 44/.522
HR/SB/CS 7/1/0 1/0/0 1/2/0 4/3/1 2/0/0 3/6/0 1/2/1 129/69/22
Usage ····X··· ·X···o·o ·o···X·o ·oo····o ·o···o·X o·o···oo o·o···o·
Yankees Batters (4.97 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.61 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS Lester*
G/S/vB
91.Aceves
G/S/vB
40.Bailey
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
24.Cano* G/S/vP 54/.598 6/1.700 7/.453 11/.673 2/.000 7/.286 9/.476 2/1.000 5/1.800 505/314 .308/.370/.546/.916 .652/1.082 .969 104/.755 3/2 25/5
12.Chavez* G/S/vP ··· 4/1.250 ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 225/201 .302/.360/.545/.905 .310/.974 .915 62/1.108 0/0 13/5
14.Granderson* G/S/vP 28/.632 12/.250 3/.333 12/.432 3/2.334 4/.250 6/1.867 1/no AB 5/.000 519/346 .237/.330/.483/.813 .784/.828 .839 104/.675 8/3 31/0
27.Ibanez* G/S/vP 12/.833 1/.000 1/no AB 3/.666 4/.500 20/.879 1/no AB ··· ··· 327/284 .250/.315/.466/.781 .531/.820 .891 65/.878 3/0 15/0
2.Jeter G/S/vP 59/.790 11/.282 6/.400 6/1.167 3/.333 4/.500 6/1.166 1/.000 7/.572 539/377 .319/.361/.427/.788 .953/.715 .730 112/.860 7/3 10/8
22.Jones G/S/vP 33/.872 3/.333 3/.333 2/.500 2/2.500 9/1.611 7/1.429 ··· ··· 210/67 .215/.295/.462/.758 .745/.784 .830 50/.562 0/0 13/0
55.Martin G/S/vP 13/.788 6/1.834 3/1.000 1/no AB 1/.000 6/1.333 10/1.250 1/.000 2/.000 347/252 .198/.311/.372/.684 .911/.602 .740 81/.772 4/0 13/5
45.McGehee G/S/vP 4/.500 ··· ··· ··· 3/.666 5/1.200 4/.500 3/.000 ··· 325/209 .232/.298/.386/.684 .833/.605 .597 57/.573 1/1 9/3
17.Nix G/S/vP 18/1.444 3/.333 3/.666 4/.250 3/.000 ··· 4/1.250 4/1.750 2/2.500 137/62 .262/.301/.429/.729 .748/.705 .821 48/.727 4/3 4/2
19.Stewart G/S/vP 4/2.333 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 123/70 .263/.289/.351/.640 .610/.663 .788 26/.925 1/0 1/4
31.Suzuki* G/S/vP 32/.797 6/.334 5/1.100 13/.770 2/1.000 8/.250 6/.000 7/1.428 ··· 508/324 .268/.294/.365/.660 .531/.735 .601 89/.715 18/4 5/1
33.Swisher# G/S/vP 48/.957 9/.777 4/1.250 8/.946 1/.000 1/.000 7/2.514 3/3.500 4/1.250 434/286 .266/.348/.483/.831 .740/.876 .796 86/.905 1/3 18/3
25.Teixeira# G/S/vP 44/.668 10/1.167 6/.000 9/.111 2/.000 5/.400 5/.400 2/.500 6/.533 477/297 .257/.335/.489/.825 .868/.796 .757 96/.760 2/1 23/1
IP 147.0 59.2 1.0 50.0 30.1 31.0 73.2 29.1 21.2 TOTAL .267/.337/.462/.799 .784/.807 .820 .803 62/19 186/55
ERA-K/9 5.20/7.9 4.07/8.3 0.00/18.0 2.70/8.5 7.12/7.1 2.90/10.2 3.67/8.9 1.84/6.5 1.66/7.9 4.33/7.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Martin (49-16-5)
 Stewart (20-6-6)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 629/.277 247/.224 4/.000 207/.226 134/.283 122/.194 309/.213 114/.188 93/.307 .255  Swisher
 Suzuki
 Jones
 Granderson
 Ibanez
 Nix
0/0/88/4
9/2/105/4
34/0/15/3
0/116/0/2
62/0/8/2
11/0/0/0
OPS .784 .644 .250 .655 .847 .577 .669 .620 .735 .736
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 175/.705 135/.661 1/ 92/.605 59/.920 78/.366 113/.490 58/.564 35/.735 .715
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 454/.815 112/.623 3/.000 115/.695 75/.788 44/.950 196/.770 56/.666 58/.734 .754
Road 260/.627 106/.538 4/.250 93/.559 56/.751 59/.607 176/.584 44/.615 31/.934
Last 28d days 128/.802 47/.621 4/.250 37/.410 50/.890 33/.606 89/.717 39/.765 43/.872
HR/SB/CS 18/7/2 6/3/0 0/0/0 5/2/2 7/0/1 3/0/0 11/7/2 4/3/2 1/2/1 133/83/24
Usage ·····X·· ·o···o·· o··o···· ··o···o· ···X··o· o·o···o· X·····X· X·X··Xo· ··o··X··

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.