Mobile Site You Are Here > Home > Game Previews > BOS @ TBR, Wednesday, May 16, 2012



Game Preview: BOS @ TBR, 7:10pm, Wednesday, May 16, 2012 @Tropicana Field

RedSox, 17-19, 17-19 5th, 5½ GB, 3 GB in WC

SP: Clay Buchholz (27, RHP, 4-1, 8.31)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. TBR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (4-1) 39.0 55 38 36 22 20 10 8.31
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
Last 7 GS 4-1 39.0 55 38 36 22 20 10 8.31 32
2012-05-11 CLE W 6.1 8 4 3 3 0 0 111 40
2012-05-06 BAL ND 3.2 7 5 5 4 4 3 81 27
2012-04-30 OAK W 6.2 7 6 6 5 5 1 99 36
2012-04-25 @MIN W 5.1 10 5 5 3 2 0 107 27
2012-04-20 NYY L 6.0 9 6 5 2 2 5 103 32
2012-04-14 TBR W 7.0 6 5 5 3 5 1 104 47
2012-04-08 @DET ND 4.0 8 7 7 2 2 0 78 18
Last 5 v.TBR 3-1 30.1 21 13 8 13 30 3 2.37 59
2012-04-14 TBR W 7.0 6 5 5 3 5 1 104 47
2011-06-16 @TBR W 5.0 2 1 1 3 5 0 81 61
2010-08-28 @TBR ND 7.1 4 2 1 2 5 1 110 67
2010-05-24 @TBR W 6.0 6 1 1 1 8 1 108 63
2010-04-17 TBR L 5.0 3 4 0 4 7 0 108 56
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    9-11   Road:    8-8    ExtrInn: 0-3 
 vsRHP:  11-14   vsLHP:   6-5    1-Run:   3-4 
 vsEast:  4-8    vsCntrl:10-7    vsWest:  3-4  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 36 Tue, May 15   SEA  W   5-0       17-19  5th  5.5 gb
 35 Mon, May 14   SEA  W   6-1       16-19  5th  5.5 gb
 34 Sun, May 13   CLE  W  12-1       15-19  5th  6.5 gb
 33 Sat, May 12   CLE  W   4-1       14-19  5th  7.5 gb
 32 Fri, May 11   CLE  W   7-5       13-19  5th  7.5 gb
 31 Thu, May 10   CLE  L   3-8       12-19  5th  7.5 gb
 30 Wed, May  9  @KCR  L   3-4       12-18  5th  7.5 gb
 29 Tue, May  8  @KCR  L   4-6       12-17  5th  6.5 gb
 28 Mon, May  7  @KCR  W  11-5       12-16  5th  6.5 gb
 27 Sun, May  6   BAL  L   6-9 (17)  11-16  5th  7.5 gb
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:16-14
Rays, 23-14, 23-14 1st, Tied

SP: Jeremy Hellickson (25, RHP, 3-0, 2.95)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (3-0) 42.2 37 16 14 16 29 8 2.95
2011 (13-10) 189.0 146 64 62 72 117 21 2.95
2010 (4-0) 36.1 32 14 14 8 33 5 3.47
Last 7 GS 3-0 42.2 37 16 14 16 29 8 2.95 55
2012-05-11 @BAL ND 6.2 5 3 3 1 6 2 95 57
2012-05-05 OAK ND 3.2 5 3 2 3 2 1 102 40
2012-04-30 SEA ND 7.0 6 1 1 0 7 1 97 68
2012-04-25 LAA W 6.0 5 1 1 2 5 1 100 61
2012-04-19 @TOR W 5.2 6 3 2 3 4 0 106 48
2012-04-14 @BOS ND 5.0 7 5 5 3 1 3 99 31
2012-04-08 NYY W 8.2 3 0 0 4 4 0 118 78
Last 5 v.BOS 2-1 29.0 24 14 14 17 10 5 4.34 48
2012-04-14 @BOS ND 5.0 7 5 5 3 1 3 99 31
2011-09-15 @BOS W 5.2 3 1 1 4 4 0 117 59
2011-09-10 BOS ND 6.0 5 3 3 3 2 1 102 49
2011-06-15 BOS L 7.0 4 3 3 2 2 1 94 57
2011-04-11 @BOS W 5.1 5 2 2 5 1 0 98 46
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   13-3    Road:   10-11   ExtrInn: 1-1 
 vsRHP:  18-7    vsLHP:   5-7    1-Run:   9-3 
 vsEast: 10-8    vsCntrl: 3-3    vsWest: 10-3  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 37 Tue, May 15  @TOR  W   4-3       23-14  1st    Tied
 36 Mon, May 14  @TOR  W   7-1       22-14  1st    Tied
 35 Sun, May 13  @BAL  W   9-8       21-14  2nd  1.0 gb
 34 Sat, May 12  @BAL  L   3-5       20-14  2nd  2.0 gb
 33 Fri, May 11  @BAL  L   3-4       20-13  2nd  1.0 gb
 32 Thu, May 10  @NYY  L   3-5       20-12  1st    Tied
 31 Wed, May  9  @NYY  W   4-1       20-11  1st  0.5 up
 30 Tue, May  8  @NYY  L   3-5       19-11  1st    Tied
 29 Sun, May  6   OAK  L   5-9       19-10  2nd  0.5 gb
 28 Sat, May  5   OAK  L   3-4 (12)  19-9   1st  0.5 up
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20:13-7    Last 30:19-11
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Mon, Apr 16, 2012 TBR  1 @BOS  0        W:James Shields (2-0), L: Daniel Bard (0-2), S: Fernando Rodney (4)
Sun, Apr 15, 2012 BOS  6  TBR  4        W:Vicente Padilla (1-0), L: Matt Moore (0-1), S: Alfredo Aceves (2)
Sat, Apr 14, 2012 BOS 13  TBR  5        W:Clay Buchholz (1-0), L: Burke Badenhop (0-1), S: none
Fri, Apr 13, 2012 BOS 12  TBR  2        W:Josh Beckett (1-1), L: David Price (1-1), S: none

Sun, Sep 18, 2011 TBR  8 @BOS  5        W:Jake McGee (3-1), L: Tim Wakefield (7-7), S: Joel Peralta (5)
Sat, Sep 17, 2011 TBR  4 @BOS  3        W:Jeff Niemann (11-7), L: Jon Lester (15-8), S: Joel Peralta (4)
Fri, Sep 16, 2011 BOS  4  TBR  3        W:Josh Beckett (13-5), L: James Shields (15-11), S: Jonathan Papelbon (30)
Thu, Sep 15, 2011 TBR  9 @BOS  2        W:Jeremy Hellickson (13-10), L: Kyle Weiland (0-2), S: none
Sun, Sep 11, 2011 TBR  9  BOS  1        W:James Shields (15-10), L: Jon Lester (15-7), S: none
Sat, Sep 10, 2011 TBR  6  BOS  5 (11)   W:Brandon Gomes (2-1), L: Daniel Bard (2-7), S: none
Season Series: 2012 - BOS over 3-1; 2011 - TBR won 12-6; 2010 - TBR won 11-7; All-Time - BOS leads 144-101

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 (5.53 RS/G) vs. Rays Pitchers (4.14 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 58.Hellickson
G/S/vB
31.Badenhop
G/S/vB
40.Davis
G/S/vB
39.Howell*
G/S/vB
52.Lueke
G/S/vB
57.McGee*
G/S/vB
62.Peralta
G/S/vB
27.Ramos*
G/S/vB
56.Rodney
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
3.Aviles G/S/vP 3/.666 2/2.500 5/.200 2/1.000 1/2.000 2/1.500 3/1.167 2/2.500 6/1.667 156/112 .260/.292/.438/.731 1.011/.626 .716 111/.710 5/3 5/3
23.Byrd G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/5.000 ··· ··· 4/.250 ··· 3/2.167 119/89 .200/.237/.209/.446 .793/.328 .585 79/.556 0/3 0/2
50.Gomez G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/1 .000/.000/.000/.000 /.000 1/.000 0/0 0/0
28.Gonzalez* G/S/vP 15/1.036 ··· 9/.889 5/1.600 2/1.000 3/.000 1/.000 2/.000 2/1.000 164/105 .287/.360/.427/.786 .794/.781 .821 110/.783 0/0 2/0
64.Middlebrooks G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 53/36 .300/.340/.640/.980 1.165/.892 1.600 53/.980 2/0 4/3
66.Nava# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 24/19 .533/.708/1.000/1.708 1.933/1.654 24/1.708 1/0 1/0
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 15/1.379 2/2.000 12/.705 19/.690 1/3.000 1/.000 8/.750 4/.500 12/1.151 156/103 .353/.417/.633/1.050 1.155/.991 .888 104/1.066 0/1 8/
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 15/.948 4/.500 13/.718 15/.582 2/1.000 1/.000 5/1.100 1/.000 2/.000 168/121 .311/.375/.510/.885 .762/.930 .937 115/.896 3/2 5/1
5.Punto# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 4/.667 ··· ··· 10/.675 ··· 11/.829 43/34 .147/.302/.176/.479 .619/.442 .628 28/.333 0/0 0/1
7.Ross G/S/vP 3/.000 1/2.000 1/.000 6/1.000 1/no AB ··· 3/.667 ··· 2/.000 140/99 .250/.321/.476/.797 .709/.833 .696 93/.800 0/1 6/0
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP 10/1.150 1/.000 3/1.000 4/1.250 2/1.000 1/.000 6/.000 1/.000 1/.000 93/85 .261/.290/.523/.813 .375/.856 .848 66/.983 0/0 5/3
10.Shoppach G/S/vP ··· 2/1.500 1/2.000 1/.000 4/.750 ··· 4/1.250 ··· 10/.555 58/30 .265/.368/.469/.838 .899/.779 .519 37/.672 1/0 1/0
12.Sweeney* G/S/vP 2/3.000 1/.000 9/1.111 5/.650 4/1.500 1/.000 3/.333 ··· 4/2.000 123/107 .319/.350/.448/.798 .313/.873 .905 87/.672 0/0 0/1
IP 42.2 18.0 17.2 13.0 2.1 11.2 15.2 4.0 17.2 TOTAL .276/.339/.460/.799 .849/.778 .766 .816 13/10 41/15
ERA-K/9 2.95/6.1 4.50/7.0 2.04/8.1 2.08/9.0 27.00/0.0 2.31/13.1 5.74/10.9 2.25/6.8 0.51/8.6 3.73/8.0

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Saltalamacchia (15-3-2)
 Shoppach (4-1-3)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 180/.227 76/.254 75/.221 53/.234 18/.692 50/.222 66/.217 17/.143 69/.188 .243  Ross
 Byrd
 Nava
 Sweeney
18/7/16/3
0/32/0/1
6/0/0/1
0/5/27/0
OPS .719 .754 .559 .661 1.667 .567 .821 .437 .419 .703
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 104/.730 24/.701 36/.651 25/.593 10/1.950 29/.653 35/.729 8/.661 41/.353 .744
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 76/.705 52/.778 39/.475 28/.721 8/1.225 21/.449 31/.926 9/.222 28/.516 .668
Home 103/.619 33/.406 34/.724 18/.347 8/1.825 22/.234 32/.764 3/.000 31/.197
Last 28d days 123/.702 55/.645 47/.569 37/.543 / 35/.441 48/.643 17/.437 55/.508
HR/SB/CS 8/2/2 4/0/0 1/1/0 1/0/0 0/0/0 0/0/0 4/0/0 0/0/0 0/0/0 40/22/6
Usage ····X··· ·ooX·X·X ·X·X···· ·o·X···· ········ ·Xo·o··o o·o·X··o ·X······ o·o···X·
Rays Batters (4.57 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (5.19 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
53.Hill*
G/S/vB
30.Miller*
G/S/vB
46.Morales*
G/S/vB
44.Padilla
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
16.Gimenez G/S/vP 1/no AB ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· 53/25 .220/.250/.240/.490 .830/.122 .255 45/.371 0/0 0/3
11.Guyer G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 7/ .143/.143/.571/.714 .714/ 7/.714 0/0 1/1
9.Johnson# G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/.500 2/1.500 ··· 69/36 .288/.373/.424/.797 .838/.759 .442 59/.857 6/2 2/2
20.Joyce* G/S/vP 10/.686 5/.000 6/.167 3/.333 ··· 2/1.000 2/.000 3/3.334 133/95 .282/.364/.538/.902 .621/1.016 1.046 87/.843 1/0 7/0
7.Keppinger G/S/vP 3/.000 3/.666 ··· 2/1.000 9/1.458 3/3.000 ··· 7/.453 84/49 .291/.321/.405/.726 .945/.570 1.144 44/.836 0/0 2/0
28.Molina G/S/vP 10/1.125 5/.000 5/.650 ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 4/.750 70/59 .197/.243/.348/.591 .473/.612 .615 43/.575 0/0 2/2
23.Pena* G/S/vP 21/.606 5/.000 12/1.017 5/.000 ··· 3/1.334 3/.000 8/.750 162/104 .226/.364/.391/.755 .712/.780 .923 108/.576 1/1 5/2
10.Rhymes* G/S/vP 4/.250 ··· 1/4.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 46/32 .273/.304/.318/.623 .000/.904 .588 46/.623 1/0 0/2
1.Rodriguez G/S/vP 5/.500 9/.125 8/1.071 4/.833 ··· 2/.000 2/.000 4/.250 124/85 .239/.298/.349/.646 .754/.595 .635 86/.645 2/0 3/5
30.Scott* G/S/vP 25/.911 6/.167 ··· 2/3.000 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 14/.445 124/80 .228/.282/.482/.765 .497/.914 .724 95/.655 0/0 7/
2.Upton G/S/vP 14/1.389 14/.381 19/1.000 10/.200 ··· 7/1.286 1/.000 9/.958 91/58 .260/.330/.390/.719 .787/.683 .853 91/.719 5/0 2/2
26.Vogt* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 13/12 .000/.000/.000/.000 .000/.000 .000 0/ 0/0 0/0
18.Zobrist# G/S/vP 21/.509 7/.143 8/1.025 5/.000 ··· 6/2.000 4/.500 5/.733 156/103 .234/.385/.500/.885 .655/1.005 .605 105/.921 2/2 6/3
IP 39.0 15.2 15.2 23.0 7.2 5.0 12.1 15.0 TOTAL .248/.330/.416/.747 .742/.749 .768 .737 28/10 45/32
ERA-K/9 8.31/4.6 5.74/11.5 1.72/4.6 1.17/6.7 1.17/8.2 0.00/9.0 4.38/5.1 5.40/9.0 4.76/6.9

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Gimenez (11-3-0)
 Molina (9-2-2)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 190/.337 73/.250 58/.185 89/.205 29/.083 16/.125 57/.306 64/.283 .266  Joyce
 Zobrist
 Upton
 Gimenez
 Vogt
 Guyer
 Johnson
22/0/17/1
0/0/27/1
0/22/0/1
1/0/0/0
2/0/0/0
3/0/0/0
3/0/0/0
OPS 1.000 .711 .556 .513 .366 .250 .712 .795 .759
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 126/.956 44/.752 25/.729 45/.598 18/.421 12/.333 26/.535 30/.533 .749
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 64/1.085 29/.646 33/.432 44/.426 11/.282 4/.000 31/.859 34/1.041 .770
Road 51/.971 21/.929 20/.774 24/.333 4/1.250 1/.000 17/.364 31/.534
Last 28d days 138/1.048 59/.660 40/.491 54/.477 29/.366 16/.250 33/.727 35/.871
HR/SB/CS 10/1/0 1/1/0 2/1/0 1/0/0 0/1/0 0/0/0 0/0/0 2/1/0 41/19/4
Usage ····X··· o··oXX·· ··o····o ··o··X·· o·o·oo·· ···ooX·o ····oX·· ···oo···

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.