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Game Preview: BOS @ NYY, 8:00pm, Sunday, August 19, 2012 @Yankee Stadium III

RedSox, 59-62, 59-62 4th, 12½ GB, 7½ GB in WC

SP: Josh Beckett (32, RHP, 5-10, 5.19)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. NYY Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (5-10) 121.1 124 71 70 35 88 14 5.19
2011 (13-7) 193.0 146 65 62 52 175 21 2.89
2010 (6-6) 127.2 151 89 82 45 116 20 5.78
Last 7 GS 1-3 37.0 47 33 32 15 28 5 7.78 39
2012-08-14 @BAL L 5.1 6 6 6 2 2 2 86 32
2012-08-08 TEX ND 5.0 8 8 8 2 2 3 86 19
2012-07-31 DET ND 2.2 1 1 1 2 2 0 49 52
2012-07-25 @TEX L 7.0 9 4 4 2 3 0 114 44
2012-07-20 TOR L 6.0 7 5 4 3 7 0 96 44
2012-07-15 @TBR W 6.0 8 3 3 2 7 0 104 49
2012-07-06 NYY ND 5.0 8 6 6 2 5 0 90 30
Last 5 v.NYY 3-0 31.0 28 14 13 11 33 2 3.77 55
2012-07-06 NYY ND 5.0 8 6 6 2 5 0 90 30
2011-08-31 NYY W 7.0 6 5 4 3 8 0 111 52
2011-08-07 NYY ND 6.0 6 1 1 2 5 1 101 59
2011-06-09 @NYY W 7.0 4 2 2 2 6 1 104 65
2011-05-14 @NYY W 6.0 4 0 0 2 9 0 105 71
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   29-34   Road:   30-28   ExtrInn: 2-6 
 vsRHP:  36-47   vsLHP:  23-15   1-Run:  12-14
 vsEast: 20-27   vsCntrl:21-15   vsWest:  7-13 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
121 Sat, Aug 18  @NYY  W   4-1       59-62  4th 12.5 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
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20: 9-11   Last 30:13-17
Yankees, 71-49, 71-49 1st, 5 up

SP: Hiroki Kuroda (37, RHP, 11-8, 3.06)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (11-8) 159.0 145 58 54 38 121 16 3.06
2011 (13-16) 202.0 196 77 69 49 161 24 3.07
2010 (11-13) 196.1 180 87 74 48 159 15 3.39
Last 7 GS 3-1 51.0 41 12 12 6 38 3 2.12 64
2012-08-14 TEX W 9.0 2 0 0 2 5 0 109 86
2012-08-09 @DET ND 6.1 10 3 3 0 5 1 102 46
2012-08-04 SEA L 6.1 7 1 1 1 4 0 103 58
2012-07-29 BOS ND 8.0 7 2 2 1 4 0 102 63
2012-07-23 @SEA W 7.0 3 1 1 1 9 0 107 75
2012-07-18 TOR W 7.0 4 0 0 0 5 0 108 74
2012-07-13 LAA ND 7.1 8 5 5 1 6 2 101 47
Last 5 v.BOS 0-1 20.2 23 11 10 3 16 1 4.35 51
2012-07-29 BOS ND 8.0 7 2 2 1 4 0 102 63
2012-07-06 @BOS ND 5.2 10 7 6 1 3 1 112 25
2010-06-20 @BOS L 7.0 6 2 2 1 9 0 115 65
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   38-24   Road:   33-25   ExtrInn: 3-2 
 vsRHP:  45-32   vsLHP:  26-17   1-Run:  15-17
 vsEast: 23-19   vsCntrl:17-11   vsWest: 18-14 IL:13-5 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
120 Sat, Aug 18   BOS  L   1-4       71-49  1st  5.0 up
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
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:15-15
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sat, Aug 18, 2012 BOS  4 @NYY  1        W:Jon Lester (7-10), L: David Phelps (3-4), S: Alfredo Aceves (25)
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
Season Series: 2012 - NYY over 7-4; 2011 - BOS won 12-6; 2010 - Tied 9-9; All-Time - NYY leads 1139-958

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 (4.88 RS/G) vs. Yankees Pitchers (4.09 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 18.Kuroda
G/S/vB
62.Chamberlain
G/S/vB
38.Eppley
G/S/vB
48.Logan*
G/S/vB
41.Phelps
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 3/.666 ··· 4/.750 4/.000 448/316 .255/.285/.393/.678 .763/.643 .677 67/.562 11/4 11/12
77.Ciriaco G/S/vP 4/.000 ··· 3/1.000 ··· 4/1.500 ··· 1/2.000 2/4.000 109/75 .343/.355/.476/.831 .818/.837 .786 62/.828 8/0 1/1
13.Crawford* G/S/vP 3/.666 17/.706 ··· 16/.688 3/.666 1/.000 10/.700 6/.900 121/80 .283/.308/.487/.795 .856/.763 .638 97/.819 5/0 3/1
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 4/1.250 24/.258 ··· 8/1.375 3/.000 3/.666 13/.398 5/.600 178/113 .256/.309/.360/.669 .579/.723 .635 108/.623 6/0 1/0
50.Gomez G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB 1/.000 31/25 .300/.323/.400/.723 .333/.818 .333 / 0/0 0/4
28.Gonzalez* G/S/vP 35/1.147 5/.733 1/.000 10/1.000 6/1.166 4/1.000 8/.542 12/.258 508/331 .308/.352/.477/.830 .836/.826 .746 105/1.027 0/0 14/4
60.Lavarnway G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· 30/18 .107/.167/.143/.310 .432/.229 .267 30/.310 0/0 0/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 6/.666 24/1.393 ··· 7/1.514 6/.334 2/1.500 18/1.069 10/.361 460/316 .280/.336/.428/.764 .789/.752 .794 106/.924 9/4 10/3
26.Podsednik* G/S/vP 11/.546 4/3.250 1/2.000 ··· 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 89/77 .363/.388/.450/.838 .764/.849 .797 19/.649 6/1 1/0
5.Punto# G/S/vP 3/1.000 3/.666 2/.500 5/.900 3/1.000 1/4.000 4/.500 3/.333 145/124 .197/.301/.270/.571 .405/.600 .679 19/.387 5/0 1/2
7.Ross G/S/vP 25/.680 ··· 3/.000 1/5.000 6/.834 ··· 3/.333 13/.154 366/259 .272/.337/.517/.854 1.168/.726 .699 100/.739 1/1 18/0
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP 6/1.133 7/1.286 3/1.334 9/.555 2/2.500 1/.000 5/.400 5/.600 341/297 .226/.282/.462/.743 .591/.766 .740 66/.621 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 159.0 6.0 34.0 40.1 63.2 33.1 40.1 48.1 TOTAL .267/.324/.435/.759 .787/.747 .711 .732 63/18 134/67
ERA-K/9 3.06/6.8 9.00/4.5 3.44/6.1 3.79/11.4 2.69/9.3 2.97/8.1 2.45/12.5 1.68/9.1 3.80/8.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Lavarnway (1-0-0)
 Saltalamacchia (64-14-5)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 643/.245 34/.448 147/.292 172/.228 262/.227 133/.207 166/.209 198/.217 .257  Ross
 Gonzalez
 Ciriaco
 Crawford
 Podsednik
 Ellsbury
21/7/60/6
0/0/18/1
0/1/2/0
29/0/0/0
8/17/3/0
0/40/0/0
OPS .686 1.121 .715 .692 .666 .589 .607 .605 .732
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 372/.760 15/1.183 55/.817 100/.657 122/.798 96/.534 92/.577 117/.590 .719
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 271/.587 19/1.068 92/.656 72/.742 140/.554 37/.733 74/.642 81/.626 .745
Home 377/.604 19/1.446 56/.675 89/.731 142/.609 72/.552 86/.526 96/.722
Last 28d days 136/.569 34/1.121 35/.796 31/.612 72/.631 31/.756 44/.590 39/.402
HR/SB/CS 16/15/7 1/0/0 1/2/0 4/3/1 8/3/0 2/1/0 3/6/0 1/2/1 130/72/22
Usage ····X··· ··X···o· X·o···X· o·oo···· X····X·· o·o···o· ·o·o···o ·o·o···o
Yankees Batters (4.94 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.58 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS Beckett
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 81/.984 6/1.700 7/.453 12/.614 2/.000 7/.286 9/.476 2/1.000 5/1.800 509/314 .305/.367/.541/.909 .638/1.082 .953 102/.729 3/2 25/5
12.Chavez* G/S/vP 19/.616 5/1.400 ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 226/202 .305/.363/.547/.910 .310/.980 .925 57/1.182 0/0 13/5
14.Granderson* G/S/vP 42/1.020 13/.231 3/.333 12/.432 3/2.334 4/.250 6/1.867 1/no AB 5/.000 523/347 .240/.333/.493/.827 .829/.826 .866 102/.699 8/3 32/0
27.Ibanez* G/S/vP 18/.631 2/.000 1/no AB 3/.666 4/.500 20/.879 1/no AB ··· ··· 328/285 .249/.314/.465/.779 .531/.817 .886 60/.922 3/0 15/0
2.Jeter G/S/vP 92/.761 11/.282 7/.334 6/1.167 3/.333 4/.500 6/1.166 1/.000 7/.572 543/378 .317/.360/.425/.785 .945/.713 .724 115/.849 7/3 10/8
22.Jones G/S/vP 42/.654 3/.333 3/.333 2/.500 2/2.500 9/1.611 7/1.429 ··· ··· 213/67 .212/.291/.455/.746 .729/.784 .804 52/.539 0/0 13/1
55.Martin G/S/vP 10/.522 7/1.571 3/1.000 1/no AB 1/.000 6/1.333 10/1.250 1/.000 2/.000 351/253 .195/.308/.368/.675 .880/.600 .722 85/.733 4/0 13/5
45.McGehee G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/.666 5/1.200 4/.500 3/.000 ··· 328/209 .230/.296/.382/.677 .811/.605 .585 57/.517 1/1 9/3
17.Nix G/S/vP 9/.347 3/.333 3/.666 4/.250 3/.000 ··· 4/1.250 4/1.750 2/2.500 140/62 .256/.294/.419/.713 .718/.705 .786 47/.743 4/3 4/2
19.Stewart G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 123/70 .263/.289/.351/.640 .610/.663 .788 21/1.067 1/0 1/4
31.Suzuki* G/S/vP 37/.658 6/.334 5/1.100 13/.770 2/1.000 8/.250 6/.000 7/1.428 ··· 511/324 .268/.295/.365/.660 .533/.735 .602 88/.747 19/4 5/1
33.Swisher# G/S/vP 54/.728 9/.777 5/1.400 8/.946 1/.000 1/.000 7/2.514 3/3.500 4/1.250 438/287 .272/.352/.486/.837 .753/.880 .809 90/.932 1/3 18/3
25.Teixeira# G/S/vP 60/.639 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 90/.767 2/1 23/1
IP 121.1 60.2 1.1 50.2 30.1 31.0 73.2 29.1 21.2 TOTAL .267/.336/.461/.798 .781/.807 .816 .808 63/19 187/56
ERA-K/9 5.19/6.5 4.01/8.3 0.00/20.8 2.66/8.3 7.12/7.1 2.90/10.2 3.67/8.9 1.84/6.5 1.66/7.9 4.31/7.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Martin (52-16-5)
 Stewart (20-6-6)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 519/.265 251/.225 6/.200 208/.225 134/.283 122/.194 309/.213 114/.188 93/.307 .255  Swisher
 Suzuki
 Jones
 Granderson
 Ibanez
 Nix
0/0/88/4
10/2/105/4
34/0/16/3
0/117/0/2
62/0/8/2
11/0/0/0
OPS .739 .641 .533 .651 .847 .577 .669 .620 .735 .735
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 290/.804 138/.661 2/2.000 93/.598 59/.920 78/.366 113/.490 58/.564 35/.735 .717
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 229/.657 113/.617 4/.000 115/.695 75/.788 44/.950 196/.770 56/.666 58/.734 .750
Road 245/.765 110/.537 6/.533 94/.553 56/.751 59/.607 176/.584 44/.615 31/.934
Last 28d days 94/.907 47/.621 6/.533 38/.398 44/.764 33/.606 89/.717 39/.765 33/1.018
HR/SB/CS 14/13/2 6/3/0 0/0/0 5/2/2 7/0/1 3/0/0 11/7/2 4/3/2 1/2/1 134/84/24
Usage ····X··· o·o···o· Xo··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.