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Game Preview: BOS @ TBR, 7:10pm, Monday, September 17, 2012 @Tropicana Field

RedSox, 66-81, 66-81 5th, 17½ GB, 18½ GB in WC

SP: Aaron Cook (33, RHP, 3-10, 5.18)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. TBR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (3-10) 81.2 98 56 47 15 18 12 5.18
2011 (3-10) 97.0 127 67 65 37 48 9 6.03
2010 (6-8) 127.2 147 77 72 52 62 11 5.08
Last 7 GS 1-5 37.0 48 25 21 11 14 4 5.11 42
2012-09-12 NYY L 5.0 7 3 3 0 2 2 81 43
2012-09-05 @SEA L 6.0 7 2 2 3 5 0 93 52
2012-08-31 @OAK L 2.2 7 6 6 0 0 1 37 20
2012-08-25 KCR ND 6.0 7 3 3 1 0 0 72 45
2012-08-21 LAA L 5.0 11 5 4 1 4 1 85 30
2012-08-15 @BAL L 5.1 3 5 2 3 1 0 71 46
2012-08-06 TEX W 7.0 6 1 1 3 2 0 98 60
Last 5 v.TBR 1-1 19.0 26 14 14 1 6 7 6.63 39
2009-06-17 TBR W 7.0 8 3 3 1 3 2 111 51
2007-06-17 TBD L 6.0 10 6 6 0 0 3 75 28
2004-06-11 @TBD ND 6.0 8 5 5 0 3 2 75 39
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   33-43   Road:   33-38   ExtrInn: 2-8 
 vsRHP:  40-61   vsLHP:  26-20   1-Run:  16-20
 vsEast: 23-34   vsCntrl:24-16   vsWest:  8-24 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
147 Sun, Sep 16  @TOR  L   0-5       66-81  5th 17.5 gb
146 Sat, Sep 15  @TOR  W   3-2       66-80  4th 16.5 gb
145 Fri, Sep 14  @TOR  W   8-5       65-80  5th 16.5 gb
144 Thu, Sep 13   NYY  L   0-2       64-80  5th 17.5 gb
143 Wed, Sep 12   NYY  L   4-5       64-79  5th 16.5 gb
142 Tue, Sep 11   NYY  W   4-3       64-78  5th 15.5 gb
141 Sun, Sep  9   TOR  L   3-4       63-78  5th 16.5 gb
140 Sat, Sep  8   TOR  L   2-9       63-77  5th 15.5 gb
139 Fri, Sep  7   TOR  L   5-7       63-76  4th 15.5 gb
138 Wed, Sep  5  @SEA  L   1-2       63-75  4th 15.0 gb
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 6-14   Last 30: 9-21
Rays, 78-68, 78-68 3rd, 5 GB, 6 GB in WC

SP: Alex Cobb (24, RHP, 9-8, 4.26)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (9-8) 118.1 123 61 56 32 90 9 4.26
2011 (3-2) 52.2 49 21 20 21 37 3 3.42
Last 7 GS 4-0 42.0 44 18 17 8 35 5 3.64 53
2012-09-12 @BAL ND 4.2 7 2 2 2 6 0 87 46
2012-09-04 NYY W 7.0 4 2 2 1 5 1 97 65
2012-08-29 @TEX ND 4.2 8 4 3 1 3 2 92 36
2012-08-23 OAK W 9.0 4 0 0 2 8 0 113 85
2012-08-18 @LAA ND 2.2 12 8 8 0 1 2 59 3
2012-08-13 @SEA W 7.0 4 1 1 2 5 0 91 68
2012-08-08 TOR W 7.0 5 1 1 0 7 0 102 70
Last 5 v.BOS 1-0 5.0 3 2 1 4 2 0 1.80 53
2012-05-25 @BOS W 5.0 3 2 1 4 2 0 96 53
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   39-32   Road:   39-36   ExtrInn: 5-7 
 vsRHP:  55-46   vsLHP:  23-22   1-Run:  20-26
 vsEast: 32-28   vsCntrl:13-17   vsWest: 24-14 IL: 9-9 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
146 Sun, Sep 16  @NYY  L   4-6       78-68  3rd  5.0 gb
145 Sat, Sep 15  @NYY  L   3-5       78-67  3rd  4.0 gb
144 Fri, Sep 14  @NYY  W   6-4       78-66  3rd  3.0 gb
143 Thu, Sep 13  @BAL  L   2-3 (14)  77-66  3rd  4.0 gb
142 Wed, Sep 12  @BAL  L   2-3       77-65  3rd  3.0 gb
141 Tue, Sep 11  @BAL  L   2-9       77-64  3rd  2.0 gb
140 Sun, Sep  9   TEX  W   6-0       77-63  3rd  2.0 gb
139 Sat, Sep  8   TEX  L   2-4 (10)  76-63  3rd  2.0 gb
138 Fri, Sep  7   TEX  W   3-1 (11)  76-62  3rd  2.0 gb
137 Wed, Sep  5   NYY  L   4-6       75-62  3rd  2.5 gb
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 8-12   Last 30:15-15
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sun, Jul 15, 2012 BOS  7 @TBR  3        W:Josh Beckett (5-7), L: James Shields (8-6), S: none
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)
Season Series: 2012 - BOS over 7-5; 2011 - TBR won 12-6; 2010 - TBR won 11-7; All-Time - BOS leads 148-105

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 (4.67 RS/G) vs. Rays Pitchers (3.64 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 53.Cobb
G/S/vB
22.Archer
G/S/vB
31.Badenhop
G/S/vB
40.Davis
G/S/vB
49.De La Rosa
G/S/vB
43.Farnsworth
G/S/vB
47.Gomes
G/S/vB
39.Howell*
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 6/.000 ··· 6/1.533 5/.200 1/3.000 1/.000 1/.000 2/1.000 3/1.667 3/1.167 2/2.500 8/1.500 533/380 .250/.281/.384/.665 .742/.634 .644 85/.596 14/5 13/14
77.Ciriaco G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 212/148 .300/.317/.409/.726 .785/.700 .595 100/.633 14/0 2/7
56.De Jesus G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 42/20 .237/.286/.316/.602 .377/.850 .513 5/.000 1/1 0/2
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP ··· ··· 3/.666 10/.400 ··· 6/.967 3/.000 13/.923 4/.500 5/2.000 3/.666 2/.500 289/188 .267/.311/.367/.678 .687/.674 .575 107/.719 14/1 3/2
50.Gomez G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 82/48 .293/.341/.453/.795 .552/.966 .575 51/.842 0/0 2/5
58.Iglesias G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 33/18 .071/.188/.107/.295 .277/.310 .283 33/.295 1/0 0/2
55.Kalish* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 103/87 .229/.272/.260/.532 .775/.487 .514 18/.742 3/2 0/4
60.Lavarnway G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 110/76 .162/.227/.273/.500 .432/.531 .500 77/.570 0/0 2/2
22.Loney* G/S/vP ··· ··· 3/1.334 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 2/.000 2/1.500 428/336 .254/.295/.341/.636 .517/.668 .641 74/.572 0/3 5/6
66.Nava# G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· ··· 2/.500 ··· ··· ··· 2/.500 2/.500 1/.000 ··· 5/.200 268/193 .246/.357/.379/.737 .544/.811 .674 26/.440 3/0 4/1
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 6/.900 14/.665 1/2.000 9/1.111 3/.666 15/.582 1/.000 6/.900 1/.000 3/.000 563/392 .295/.351/.461/.811 .865/.788 .804 99/1.068 15/5 15/5
26.Podsednik* G/S/vP 2/1.000 ··· 1/no AB 3/.000 ··· 9/.000 ··· 8/.929 ··· 4/.000 ··· 14/.585 180/146 .303/.324/.352/.675 .813/.643 .579 88/.539 8/2 1/0
62.Quiroz G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 4/.250 ··· 1/no AB ··· 1/.000 / /// / / / /
7.Ross G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/1.500 3/.666 1/5.000 1/.000 ··· 6/1.000 1/.000 4/.500 ··· 3/.666 467/335 .277/.341/.506/.847 1.077/.760 .711 101/.824 1/1 21/1
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP 2/.500 ··· 2/.000 5/.600 ··· 4/1.250 1/.000 5/1.350 2/.000 6/.000 1/.000 5/1.000 405/356 .232/.291/.476/.767 .571/.795 .759 61/.910 0/1 24/7
IP 118.1 22.1 60.0 64.0 2.0 24.0 13.0 48.2 48.0 60.1 28.0 68.0 TOTAL .265/.320/.426/.746 .775/.734 .686 .692 89/22 157/93
ERA-K/9 4.26/6.8 3.22/11.3 3.15/6.0 2.25/11.0 31.50/4.5 3.38/8.2 6.23/8.3 2.96/7.6 2.06/11.8 3.73/11.2 2.25/8.0 0.66/9.0 3.27/8.4

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Lavarnway (22-2-0)
 Saltalamacchia (77-17-6)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 500/.273 89/.188 253/.265 257/.190 13/.545 103/.174 66/.255 194/.214 186/.178 238/.198 113/.178 257/.167 .231  Ross
 Nava
 Podsednik
 Ellsbury
 Ciriaco
 Kalish
22/7/82/8
63/0/2/5
26/18/4/3
0/65/0/1
2/1/2/0
3/20/9/0
OPS .723 .549 .705 .563 1.888 .485 .880 .679 .480 .635 .503 .422 .658
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 288/.742 36/.688 88/.844 118/.486 4/1.250 46/.548 29/1.135 94/.624 81/.698 126/.553 56/.501 144/.463 .680
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 212/.697 53/.456 165/.632 139/.621 9/2.238 57/.432 37/.673 100/.729 105/.308 112/.728 57/.506 113/.371 .640
Home 250/.649 26/.574 116/.634 132/.574 / 57/.507 33/.834 92/.589 87/.438 116/.600 52/.500 131/.313
Last 28d days 102/.652 44/.573 26/.511 39/.212 5/1.400 36/.519 7/.686 19/1.493 35/.343 42/.919 15/.833 42/.278
HR/SB/CS 9/16/2 2/0/1 6/1/0 5/3/2 2/0/0 0/2/0 2/3/0 6/3/4 3/0/0 9/3/1 2/3/0 2/2/1 132/93/27
Usage ····X··· ···X···· o··o·o·· X··oX··· ·····X·· ·X·oo··· X······· o··o·o·· ·X·oX··· ··XoX··· o····X·· ··XX····
Rays Batters (4.15 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.82 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 35.Cook
G/S/vB
91.Aceves
G/S/vB
48.Atchison
G/S/vB
40.Bailey
G/S/vB
32.Breslow*
G/S/vB
52.Carpenter
G/S/vB
53.Hill*
G/S/vB
37.Melancon
G/S/vB
30.Miller*
G/S/vB
59.Mortensen
G/S/vB
44.Padilla
G/S/vB
63.Tazawa
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
15.Brignac* G/S/vP ··· 5/.400 4/.750 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 20/15 .105/.150/.105/.255 .400/.205 .200 2/.000 0/0 0/1
13.Francisco G/S/vP ··· 1/2.000 1/no AB 1/3.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· 3/1.666 ··· 182/98 .250/.291/.390/.681 .641/.715 .692 59/.685 0/1 3/1
5.Fuld* G/S/vP ··· 3/.666 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 4/1.334 ··· ··· ··· 94/61 .273/.319/.352/.671 .658/.679 .506 41/.531 7/2 0/1
16.Gimenez G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 89/37 .232/.284/.268/.552 .796/.221 .446 16/1.071 0/0 0/3
8.Jennings G/S/vP ··· 4/.833 4/.000 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 495/366 .251/.315/.395/.710 .732/.702 .667 84/.721 27/2 12/0
9.Johnson# G/S/vP ··· 3/.333 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 4/.250 ··· 1/.000 ··· 329/217 .244/.306/.353/.658 .586/.705 .537 23/.652 18/6 6/14
20.Joyce* G/S/vP ··· 5/.000 5/.400 3/.000 4/.833 ··· 1/.000 2/1.500 2/1.000 ··· 5/2.600 ··· 414/316 .250/.351/.441/.792 .615/.847 .771 67/.609 4/2 15/2
7.Keppinger G/S/vP 13/.077 4/.500 5/.400 ··· ··· ··· 9/1.458 3/.000 4/3.000 ··· 8/.661 ··· 361/247 .320/.364/.423/.787 .936/.718 .861 85/.687 1/0 6/3
21.Lobaton# G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 188/128 .228/.333/.323/.656 .765/.614 .602 22/.697 0/1 2/4
3.Longoria G/S/vP 4/1.750 9/.222 6/1.667 4/.833 5/.200 ··· ··· 4/1.750 6/.333 ··· 7/1.286 ··· 248/183 .280/.359/.491/.850 1.232/.717 .918 100/.793 2/3 12/7
28.Molina G/S/vP ··· 5/.000 ··· ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· 4/.750 ··· 254/203 .202/.265/.309/.574 .433/.608 .574 42/.471 3/1 6/4
23.Pena* G/S/vP 6/1.700 7/.000 6/.000 3/.333 6/.500 ··· ··· 6/.167 6/.666 1/.000 8/.750 1/2.000 556/384 .193/.326/.344/.670 .601/.701 .672 55/.601 2/2 17/7
19.Roberts G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 2/1.000 ··· ··· 1/no AB 3/2.000 ··· 6/.167 ··· 450/299 .241/.304/.357/.661 .658/.662 .650 79/.648 10/6 10/9
1.Rodriguez G/S/vP ··· 11/.644 7/.929 ··· 2/2.500 ··· ··· 1/.000 3/.666 ··· 6/.167 ··· 335/214 .215/.278/.330/.608 .657/.578 .643 0/ 5/0 6/14
30.Scott* G/S/vP 3/.000 8/.125 3/1.667 1/.000 7/2.143 ··· 5/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 14/.445 ··· 305/214 .216/.266/.422/.688 .497/.767 .696 43/.519 4/0 13/0
24.Thompson* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· 21/8 .105/.190/.105/.296 .397/.125 .229 2/1.000 5/2 0/0
2.Upton G/S/vP 4/.000 16/.544 12/.334 7/.857 4/.833 ··· ··· 4/1.750 9/1.555 ··· 11/.773 ··· 563/400 .246/.298/.441/.739 .790/.719 .791 99/.822 30/6 23/2
26.Vogt* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 18/17 .000/.056/.000/.056 .000/.059 .000 1/ 0/0 0/0
18.Zobrist# G/S/vP 3/.000 9/.333 8/.125 6/2.067 5/1.350 ··· 1/no AB 4/1.750 7/1.571 ··· 7/1.029 1/2.000 601/417 .265/.371/.462/.833 .836/.832 .754 102/.846 14/9 17/10
IP 81.2 75.1 46.2 10.2 58.2 3.1 16.2 39.0 38.1 34.2 47.0 36.2 TOTAL .238/.314/.385/.698 .700/.698 .674 .704 127/42 147/103
ERA-K/9 5.18/2.0 4.66/8.1 1.74/6.6 3.38/9.3 2.91/8.7 0.00/2.7 2.16/7.5 6.92/7.2 3.29/11.0 2.08/8.0 4.60/9.6 1.47/9.6 4.56/7.3

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Gimenez (18-3-0)
 Lobaton (39-8-0)
 Molina (36-16-5)
 Vogt (0-0-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 352/.294 318/.236 184/.221 44/.244 245/.229 14/.000 69/.207 172/.271 156/.191 138/.210 205/.296 148/.250 .259  Upton
 Zobrist
 Jennings
 Joyce
 Fuld
 Francisco
 Brignac
 Roberts
 Johnson
 Gimenez
 Vogt
 Thompson
0/126/0/8
0/0/71/6
96/21/0/4
33/0/74/2
12/6/14/2
21/0/25/1
1/0/0/0
1/0/0/0
3/0/0/0
1/0/0/0
2/0/0/0
7/0/0/0
OPS .805 .695 .553 .661 .660 .308 .609 .811 .570 .622 .837 .614 .747
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 197/.860 168/.764 83/.515 20/1.032 109/.625 4/.667 41/.559 75/.969 94/.383 64/.541 100/.828 57/.572 .743
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 155/.737 150/.620 101/.583 24/.345 136/.687 10/.200 28/.677 97/.690 62/.852 74/.685 105/.846 91/.642 .751
Road 142/.724 150/.563 58/.400 19/.596 109/.582 5/.400 22/.853 66/.865 79/.579 47/.618 104/.846 53/.641
Last 28d days 115/.919 67/.899 3/.667 38/.678 37/.706 14/.308 12/.333 38/.689 29/.595 24/.638 34/.849 52/.396
HR/SB/CS 12/1/1 10/6/1 2/2/0 1/0/1 5/2/2 0/2/0 0/5/1 8/0/1 3/0/0 4/4/2 6/4/1 1/4/1 166/118/29
Usage ····X··· ····X··· o······· ·Xo··o·· ·o·o·o·· ··o·X··· ····o··· ···X···· o···X··· ··X····· ··X·o··· ··oX·X·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.