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Game Preview: BOS @ TBR, 1:40pm, Sunday, July 15, 2012 @Tropicana Field

RedSox, 44-44, 44-44 4th, 10½ GB, 4 GB in WC

SP: Josh Beckett (32, RHP, 4-7, 4.43)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. TBR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (4-7) 89.1 85 44 44 22 65 9 4.43
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 47.2 44 21 21 9 30 0 3.97 54
2012-07-06 NYY ND 5.0 8 6 6 2 5 0 90 30
2012-06-30 @SEA ND 6.0 4 2 2 3 4 0 85 57
2012-06-11 @MIA L 7.0 6 4 4 1 5 0 97 53
2012-06-06 BAL L 8.0 5 2 2 0 5 0 92 69
2012-05-31 DET L 7.0 10 4 4 1 1 0 102 41
2012-05-26 TBR ND 7.0 4 2 2 0 5 0 91 66
2012-05-20 @PHI W 7.2 7 1 1 2 5 0 103 64
Last 5 v.TBR 3-0 38.0 18 6 5 2 25 1 1.18 73
2012-05-26 TBR ND 7.0 4 2 2 0 5 0 91 66
2012-04-13 TBR W 8.0 5 1 1 1 1 0 94 68
2011-09-16 TBR W 6.0 7 3 2 1 7 1 109 54
2011-07-17 @TBR ND 8.0 1 0 0 0 6 0 106 86
2011-06-15 @TBR W 9.0 1 0 0 0 6 0 97 91
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   22-24   Road:   22-20   ExtrInn: 1-5 
 vsRHP:  26-34   vsLHP:  18-10   1-Run:   9-12
 vsEast: 15-20   vsCntrl:13-8    vsWest:  5-9  IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 88 Sat, Jul 14  @TBR  L   3-5       44-44  4th 10.5 gb
 87 Fri, Jul 13  @TBR  W   3-1       44-43  4th  9.5 gb
 86 Sun, Jul  8   NYY  L   3-7       43-43  4th  9.5 gb
 85 Sat, Jul  7   NYY  W   9-5       43-42  4th  8.5 gb
 84 Sat, Jul  7   NYY  L   1-6       42-42  4th  8.5 gb
 83 Fri, Jul  6   NYY  L   8-10      42-41  4th  8.5 gb
 82 Wed, Jul  4  @OAK  L   2-3       42-40  4th  7.5 gb
 81 Tue, Jul  3  @OAK  L   2-3       42-39  4th  6.5 gb
 80 Mon, Jul  2  @OAK  L   1-6       42-38  3rd  6.5 gb
 79 Sun, Jul  1  @SEA  W   2-1 (10)  42-37  3rd  6.5 gb
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 9-11   Last 30:15-15
Rays, 46-42, 46-42 3rd, 8½ GB, 2 GB in WC

SP: James Shields (30, RHP, 8-5, 4.17)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (8-5) 118.2 135 68 55 34 109 14 4.17
2011 (16-12) 249.1 195 83 78 65 225 26 2.82
2010 (13-15) 203.1 246 128 117 51 187 34 5.18
Last 7 GS 2-2 45.2 61 29 23 12 35 5 4.53 45
2012-07-08 @CLE ND 7.0 10 5 4 2 5 1 121 42
2012-07-03 NYY W 7.0 10 4 4 0 5 1 100 46
2012-06-28 DET L 7.2 14 4 4 1 6 0 123 40
2012-06-23 @PHI ND 5.0 7 5 5 1 7 2 109 39
2012-06-16 MIA ND 7.2 9 3 0 1 5 0 124 59
2012-06-10 @MIA W 6.1 4 1 1 3 5 0 102 63
2012-06-05 @NYY L 5.0 7 7 5 4 2 1 109 27
Last 5 v.BOS 2-3 37.2 27 14 14 12 28 5 3.35 61
2012-04-16 @BOS W 8.1 4 0 0 2 5 0 115 78
2011-09-16 @BOS L 7.0 7 4 4 3 4 1 111 48
2011-09-11 BOS W 8.1 7 1 1 3 5 1 121 67
2011-08-16 @BOS L 8.0 3 3 3 1 6 1 114 69
2011-07-16 BOS L 6.0 6 6 6 3 8 2 106 41
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   25-20   Road:   21-22   ExtrInn: 2-2 
 vsRHP:  35-24   vsLHP:  11-18   1-Run:  16-12
 vsEast: 21-16   vsCntrl: 6-14   vsWest: 10-3  IL: 9-9 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 88 Sat, Jul 14   BOS  W   5-3       46-42  3rd  8.5 gb
 87 Fri, Jul 13   BOS  L   1-3       45-42  3rd  8.5 gb
 86 Sun, Jul  8  @CLE  W   7-6       45-41  3rd  7.5 gb
 85 Sat, Jul  7  @CLE  L   3-7       44-41  3rd  7.5 gb
 84 Fri, Jul  6  @CLE  W  10-3       44-40  3rd  7.0 gb
 83 Thu, Jul  5  @CLE  L   1-3       43-40  3rd  7.0 gb
 82 Wed, Jul  4   NYY  L   3-4       43-39  3rd  6.5 gb
 81 Tue, Jul  3   NYY  W   7-4       43-38  3rd  5.5 gb
 80 Mon, Jul  2   NYY  W   4-3       42-38  3rd  6.5 gb
 79 Sun, Jul  1   DET  L   3-5       41-38  4th  7.5 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20: 8-12   Last 30:13-17
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sat, Jul 14, 2012 TBR  5  BOS  3        W:David Price (12-4), L: Clay Buchholz (8-3), S: Fernando Rodney (26)
Fri, Jul 13, 2012 BOS  3 @TBR  1        W:Franklin Morales (2-2), L: Jeremy Hellickson (4-6), S: Alfredo Aceves (20)
Sun, May 27, 2012 TBR  4 @BOS  3        W:Jake McGee (2-1), L: Alfredo Aceves (0-2), S: Fernando Rodney (16)
Sat, May 26, 2012 BOS  3  TBR  2        W:Rich Hill (1-0), L: Fernando Rodney (2-1), S: none
Fri, May 25, 2012 TBR  7 @BOS  4        W:Alex Cobb (2-0), L: Jon Lester (3-4), S: Fernando Rodney (15)
Thu, May 17, 2012 BOS  5 @TBR  3        W:Felix Doubront (4-1), L: Matt Moore (1-4), S: Alfredo Aceves (8)
Wed, May 16, 2012 TBR  2  BOS  1        W:Jeremy Hellickson (4-0), L: Clay Buchholz (4-2), S: Fernando Rodney (12)
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
Season Series: 2012 - BOS over 6-5; 2011 - TBR won 12-6; 2010 - TBR won 11-7; All-Time - BOS leads 147-105

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 (4.98 RS/G) vs. Rays Pitchers (4.15 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 33.Shields
G/S/vB
31.Badenhop
G/S/vB
40.Davis
G/S/vB
43.Farnsworth
G/S/vB
39.Howell*
G/S/vB
57.McGee*
G/S/vB
62.Peralta
G/S/vB
56.Rodney
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
3.Aviles G/S/vP 16/.780 5/1.900 5/.200 1/.000 2/1.000 3/1.667 3/1.167 8/1.500 354/251 .263/.288/.413/.701 .879/.629 .724 76/.684 9/4 9/9
77.Ciriaco G/S/vP ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 22/18 .500/.524/.600/1.124 .000/1.397 .857 22/1.124 3/0 0/0
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 45/.694 3/.666 9/.222 6/.967 13/.923 3/.000 5/2.000 2/.500 39/24 .229/.308/.314/.622 .900/.440 .528 9/.778 0/0 0/0
28.Gonzalez* G/S/vP 23/.841 ··· 9/.889 4/2.417 6/1.300 5/.000 2/.000 2/1.000 371/238 .283/.329/.416/.745 .787/.720 .683 85/.833 0/0 6/3
23.Lillibridge G/S/vP ··· 1/2.000 ··· 1/3.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· 2/.000 85/48 .167/.214/.179/.394 .191/.560 .411 20/.200 7/2 0/0
64.Middlebrooks G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 1/.000 193/124 .291/.326/.536/.863 .882/.852 .741 56/.988 3/1 11/7
66.Nava# G/S/vP 6/.334 ··· 1/no AB ··· 2/.500 1/.000 1/.000 5/.200 215/155 .264/.379/.410/.789 .531/.888 .653 93/.629 3/0 3/1
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 56/1.066 2/2.000 12/.705 15/.267 21/.762 2/.000 9/.666 13/1.058 370/238 .313/.411/.613/1.024 .964/1.059 .861 92/1.123 0/1 23/0
5.Punto# G/S/vP 18/.730 ··· 1/.000 5/1.250 4/.667 ··· 10/.675 13/.739 120/101 .212/.322/.293/.615 .451/.647 .715 35/.552 4/0 1/2
7.Ross G/S/vP 18/.860 1/2.000 2/1.000 1/.000 6/1.000 1/.000 4/.500 3/.666 235/163 .259/.342/.527/.869 1.157/.745 .810 83/.843 1/1 13/0
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP 13/.077 1/.000 4/.750 4/1.250 5/1.350 2/.000 6/.000 5/1.000 254/212 .239/.291/.513/.804 .571/.851 .773 70/.716 0/0 17/6
10.Shoppach G/S/vP 6/.000 3/1.000 1/2.000 4/.500 1/.000 ··· 4/1.250 10/.555 111/53 .263/.358/.516/.874 .826/.927 .758 21/.833 1/0 4/2
12.Sweeney* G/S/vP 24/1.000 1/.000 9/1.111 3/1.000 5/.650 1/.000 3/.333 4/2.000 196/176 .279/.318/.393/.711 .325/.753 .731 13/.404 0/0 0/2
IP 118.2 36.1 40.1 3.1 30.1 29.2 34.1 39.2 TOTAL .267/.329/.439/.768 .781/.762 .713 .776 38/15 101/50
ERA-K/9 4.17/8.3 3.47/6.7 3.12/9.4 8.10/13.6 3.86/7.4 1.82/10.0 4.72/10.2 0.91/9.1 3.71/8.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Saltalamacchia (49-11-5)
 Shoppach (16-7-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 523/.281 160/.281 171/.216 18/.154 123/.234 116/.178 136/.205 149/.177 .244  Nava
 Sweeney
 Ross
 Gonzalez
 Ellsbury
 Lillibridge
52/0/0/5
0/17/43/3
20/7/39/3
0/0/18/1
0/9/0/0
16/8/4/0
OPS .774 .768 .645 .543 .726 .487 .714 .422 .701
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 295/.811 51/.772 79/.485 12/.542 57/.660 53/.690 75/.691 86/.398 .716
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 228/.725 109/.766 92/.770 6/.533 66/.782 63/.315 61/.743 63/.455 .688
Home 272/.771 87/.639 91/.668 13/.587 61/.759 60/.274 72/.654 82/.295
Last 28d days 125/.951 31/.972 42/.885 18/.543 37/.482 30/.695 25/.889 29/.345
HR/SB/CS 14/8/2 5/1/0 5/2/0 0/0/0 4/2/3 2/0/0 7/0/0 1/1/0 89/55/16
Usage ······X· ·o·····o ·······X ·o······ ·X·····X ·o······ o·····o· X·····o·
Rays Batters (4.19 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.49 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 19.Beckett
G/S/vB
91.Aceves
G/S/vB
32.Albers
G/S/vB
48.Atchison
G/S/vB
37.Melancon
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
36.Conrad# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 3/2.334 ··· 5/.800 89/50 .146/.202/.317/.519 .675/.397 .581 45/.671 0/0 3/2
8.Jennings G/S/vP 7/.858 4/.833 5/.200 4/.000 1/.000 1/.000 4/.000 1/.000 271/203 .230/.295/.348/.643 .636/.645 .602 91/.601 15/1 5/0
9.Johnson# G/S/vP 2/.000 2/.000 3/.000 2/.000 ··· 4/.250 5/.600 1/.000 238/153 .266/.328/.374/.701 .590/.774 .556 70/.609 15/4 4/9
7.Keppinger G/S/vP 7/1.000 4/.500 ··· 5/.400 2/.000 4/3.000 2/.500 8/.661 149/91 .319/.376/.430/.805 .968/.703 1.002 55/.944 0/0 3/1
21.Lobaton# G/S/vP 3/.000 1/.000 3/.333 ··· ··· ··· 3/1.000 ··· 96/61 .222/.344/.296/.640 .751/.594 .475 47/.644 0/1 0/3
35.Matsui* G/S/vP 37/.868 4/.833 5/.650 4/1.750 ··· 2/no AB 1/.000 4/1.750 87/51 .175/.241/.263/.504 .639/.409 .586 34/.494 0/0 2/0
28.Molina G/S/vP 29/.358 5/.000 5/.650 ··· ··· 1/no AB 1/2.000 4/.750 151/119 .194/.258/.324/.582 .466/.609 .564 33/.525 0/0 4/3
23.Pena* G/S/vP 38/.441 6/.000 13/.930 6/.000 6/.167 6/.666 9/.000 8/.750 376/242 .196/.330/.362/.692 .607/.740 .778 94/.651 2/1 13/3
10.Rhymes* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 1/4.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/no AB ··· 124/101 .232/.298/.295/.593 .130/.695 .531 26/.686 1/2 1/8
1.Rodriguez G/S/vP 6/.000 11/.644 8/1.071 7/.929 1/.000 3/.666 5/.200 6/.167 271/179 .221/.272/.348/.620 .611/.619 .679 51/.664 4/0 6/11
30.Scott* G/S/vP 32/1.241 8/.125 ··· 3/1.667 ··· 2/.000 5/.650 14/.445 241/157 .200/.257/.400/.657 .477/.752 .576 45/.458 3/0 11/0
2.Upton G/S/vP 36/.523 15/.498 20/.950 12/.334 3/2.500 9/1.555 4/.250 11/.773 314/214 .246/.301/.381/.682 .644/.699 .733 95/.575 15/4 8/2
18.Zobrist# G/S/vP 26/.241 8/.250 9/.889 8/.125 4/1.750 7/1.571 7/.715 7/1.029 358/240 .249/.369/.455/.823 .848/.811 .671 89/.864 9/6 11/7
IP 89.1 44.2 35.2 46.0 15.2 20.2 51.1 33.0 TOTAL .231/.313/.375/.688 .673/.694 .672 .647 70/24 86/72
ERA-K/9 4.43/6.6 4.23/8.5 2.27/5.8 1.76/6.7 6.89/7.5 3.05/10.0 3.16/9.3 3.82/9.0 4.19/7.3

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Lobaton (18-3-0)
 Molina (20-10-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 370/.251 186/.233 140/.208 181/.219 69/.286 82/.216 215/.223 142/.285 .255  Upton
 Zobrist
 Jennings
 Johnson
 Matsui
0/72/0/7
0/0/61/6
47/18/0/3
3/0/0/0
9/0/5/0
OPS .687 .642 .630 .551 .873 .618 .660 .764 .728
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 222/.743 103/.717 57/.813 82/.522 34/1.057 51/.409 80/.486 69/.713 .723
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 148/.605 83/.550 83/.516 99/.575 35/.695 31/.975 135/.762 73/.811 .732
Road 161/.739 78/.632 64/.603 55/.386 27/.750 38/.753 113/.470 83/.724
Last 28d days 50/.741 40/.497 30/.845 42/.779 43/.400 30/.884 94/.675 35/.805
HR/SB/CS 9/12/0 4/3/0 5/3/2 2/2/0 5/0/1 2/0/0 6/3/2 2/1/1 92/65/18
Usage ········ ·o····XX oX·····o ·o····X· o·····X· oo······ ·X·····X ·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.