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Game Preview: BOS @ TBR, 7:10pm, Tuesday, September 18, 2012 @Tropicana Field

RedSox, 67-81, 67-81 5th, 17 GB, 18 GB in WC

SP: Felix Doubront (24, LHP, 10-9, 5.11)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. TBR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (10-9) 141.0 150 87 80 63 141 22 5.11
2011 (0-0) 10.1 12 7 7 8 6 1 6.10
2010 (2-2) 25.0 27 16 12 10 23 3 4.32
Last 7 GS 0-4 34.0 41 26 26 22 36 6 6.88 42
2012-09-13 NYY L 6.1 4 2 2 5 5 0 105 57
2012-09-07 TOR L 4.0 6 5 5 2 4 2 84 32
2012-09-01 @OAK L 3.0 6 5 5 2 6 1 77 31
2012-08-26 KCR ND 5.0 6 4 4 2 7 1 98 44
2012-08-09 @CLE L 4.1 7 4 4 2 4 1 94 35
2012-08-03 MIN ND 5.0 8 5 5 4 2 0 97 29
2012-07-29 @NYY ND 6.1 4 1 1 5 8 1 109 64
Last 5 v.TBR 1-1 16.1 20 8 7 9 17 1 3.86 48
2012-05-17 @TBR W 5.2 6 2 1 4 7 0 97 54
2012-04-15 TBR ND 5.0 9 4 4 1 7 1 96 39
2010-07-06 @TBR L 5.2 5 2 2 4 3 0 100 50
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   33-43   Road:   34-38   ExtrInn: 2-8 
 vsRHP:  41-61   vsLHP:  26-20   1-Run:  16-20
 vsEast: 24-34   vsCntrl:24-16   vsWest:  8-24 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
148 Mon, Sep 17  @TBR  W   5-2       67-81  5th 17.0 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
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20: 6-14   Last 30:10-20
Rays, 78-69, 78-69 3rd, 5½ GB, 6½ GB in WC

SP: Jeremy Hellickson (25, RHP, 8-10, 3.22)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (8-10) 156.1 143 62 56 53 103 24 3.22
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 2-3 41.0 36 12 12 9 27 6 2.63 57
2012-09-13 @BAL ND 5.0 4 0 0 3 5 0 93 61
2012-09-07 TEX ND 6.0 4 1 1 1 5 1 95 64
2012-08-31 @TOR L 6.0 4 2 2 1 2 2 74 57
2012-08-25 OAK L 5.0 6 4 4 0 5 2 97 44
2012-08-20 KCR W 7.0 6 1 1 1 6 0 98 66
2012-08-15 @SEA L 7.0 5 1 1 1 1 0 115 63
2012-08-10 @MIN W 5.0 7 3 3 2 3 1 98 42
Last 5 v.BOS 2-1 30.1 27 13 13 15 19 5 3.86 51
2012-07-13 BOS L 6.0 5 3 3 4 5 1 113 51
2012-05-27 @BOS ND 7.2 7 3 3 2 3 1 106 54
2012-05-16 BOS W 6.0 5 1 1 2 6 0 104 62
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
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   39-33   Road:   39-36   ExtrInn: 5-7 
 vsRHP:  55-47   vsLHP:  23-22   1-Run:  20-26
 vsEast: 32-29   vsCntrl:13-17   vsWest: 24-14 IL: 9-9 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
147 Mon, Sep 17   BOS  L   2-5       78-69  3rd  5.5 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
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 8-12   Last 30:15-15
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Mon, Sep 17, 2012 BOS  5 @TBR  2        W:Aaron Cook (4-10), L: Alex Cobb (9-9), S: none
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)
Season Series: 2012 - BOS over 8-5; 2011 - TBR won 12-6; 2010 - TBR won 11-7; All-Time - BOS leads 149-105

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 (4.68 RS/G) vs. Rays Pitchers (3.65 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 58.Hellickson
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 12/.573 ··· 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 81/.627 14/5 13/14
77.Ciriaco G/S/vP 3/2.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· ··· 217/152 .295/.315/.401/.716 .796/.681 .579 100/.626 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 15/.343 ··· 3/.666 10/.400 1/2.000 6/.967 3/.000 14/1.000 4/.500 5/2.000 3/.666 2/.500 294/192 .273/.316/.382/.698 .700/.698 .614 108/.779 14/2 4/2
50.Gomez G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 83/48 .303/.349/.461/.810 .596/.966 .624 52/.865 0/0 2/5
58.Iglesias G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 37/20 .067/.200/.100/.300 .259/.336 .290 37/.300 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 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 114/79 .155/.219/.262/.481 .419/.510 .468 81/.540 0/0 2/2
22.Loney* G/S/vP ··· ··· 3/1.334 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 3/.666 2/1.500 432/339 .256/.297/.342/.639 .534/.668 .647 76/.610 0/3 5/6
66.Nava# G/S/vP 8/.393 ··· ··· 2/.500 ··· ··· ··· 2/.500 2/.500 1/.000 1/.000 5/.200 269/193 .244/.356/.378/.734 .536/.811 .667 23/.409 3/0 4/1
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 22/.818 ··· 6/.900 14/.665 2/1.000 9/1.111 4/.500 15/.582 1/.000 6/.900 1/.000 3/.000 568/397 .293/.349/.457/.807 .865/.782 .794 99/1.064 16/5 15/5
26.Podsednik* G/S/vP 3/1.334 ··· 1/no AB 3/.000 ··· 9/.000 ··· 8/.929 ··· 4/.000 ··· 14/.585 182/148 .299/.320/.347/.667 .813/.634 .567 86/.491 8/2 1/0
62.Quiroz G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 4/.250 ··· 1/no AB ··· 1/.000 / /// / / / /
7.Ross G/S/vP 6/.167 ··· 2/1.500 3/.666 1/5.000 1/.000 1/.000 6/1.000 1/.000 4/.500 ··· 3/.666 471/339 .274/.338/.501/.839 1.077/.751 .697 101/.777 1/1 21/1
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP 19/1.046 ··· 2/.000 5/.600 ··· 4/1.250 1/.000 5/1.350 2/.000 6/.000 2/.000 5/1.000 409/359 .231/.293/.473/.767 .559/.796 .758 61/.818 0/1 24/7
IP 156.1 22.1 60.0 64.0 3.0 24.0 13.2 49.0 48.0 60.1 29.0 68.0 TOTAL .265/.320/.425/.745 .776/.732 .684 .688 90/23 158/93
ERA-K/9 3.22/5.9 3.22/11.3 3.15/6.0 2.25/11.0 21.00/6.0 3.38/8.2 5.93/7.9 2.94/7.5 2.06/11.8 3.73/11.2 2.17/8.7 0.66/9.0 3.27/8.4

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Lavarnway (22-3-0)
 Saltalamacchia (77-17-6)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 651/.244 89/.188 254/.264 257/.190 16/.500 103/.174 68/.245 198/.224 186/.178 238/.198 118/.179 257/.167 .230  Ross
 Nava
 Podsednik
 Ellsbury
 Ciriaco
 Kalish
22/7/83/8
64/0/2/5
27/18/4/3
0/66/0/1
2/1/2/0
3/20/9/0
OPS .724 .549 .702 .563 1.634 .485 .850 .697 .480 .635 .499 .422 .657
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 377/.740 36/.688 88/.844 118/.486 5/1.400 46/.548 29/1.135 95/.640 81/.698 126/.553 57/.529 144/.463 .683
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 274/.702 53/.456 166/.628 139/.621 11/1.768 57/.432 39/.633 103/.749 105/.308 112/.728 61/.470 113/.371 .637
Home 361/.731 26/.574 117/.628 132/.574 3/.667 57/.507 35/.779 96/.628 87/.438 116/.600 57/.491 131/.313
Last 28d days 84/.747 44/.573 27/.491 39/.212 8/1.125 36/.519 9/.508 23/1.563 35/.343 37/.937 20/.721 38/.280
HR/SB/CS 24/7/3 2/0/1 6/1/0 5/3/2 2/0/1 0/2/0 2/3/0 6/3/4 3/0/0 9/3/1 2/3/0 2/2/1 133/94/28
Usage ····X··· ····X··· oo··o·o· ·X··oX·· X·····X· ··X·oo·· oX······ Xo··o·o· ··X·oX·· ···XoX·· Xo····X· ···XX···
Rays Batters (4.14 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.80 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 61.Doubront*
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 3/2.000 1/2.000 1/no AB 1/3.000 ··· ··· ··· 3/.666 ··· ··· 3/1.666 ··· 183/99 .249/.290/.387/.677 .641/.707 .684 56/.668 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 5/.400 ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 90/37 .229/.281/.265/.546 .780/.221 .435 17/1.004 0/0 0/3
8.Jennings G/S/vP 4/1.250 4/.833 4/.000 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 499/370 .249/.312/.391/.703 .732/.694 .654 84/.704 27/2 12/0
9.Johnson# G/S/vP 3/.333 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 3/1.167 5/.000 5/.400 3/.000 4/.833 ··· 1/.000 3/1.000 2/1.000 ··· 5/2.600 ··· 418/320 .247/.348/.436/.784 .615/.836 .754 67/.557 4/2 15/2
7.Keppinger G/S/vP 6/1.467 4/.500 5/.400 ··· ··· ··· 10/1.270 3/.000 4/3.000 ··· 8/.661 ··· 364/249 .317/.361/.419/.780 .928/.712 .843 87/.671 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 7/1.714 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 97/.819 2/3 12/7
28.Molina G/S/vP 1/no AB 5/.000 ··· ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· 4/.750 ··· 256/205 .201/.267/.308/.574 .433/.608 .575 41/.514 3/1 6/4
23.Pena* G/S/vP 9/.472 7/.000 6/.000 3/.333 6/.500 ··· ··· 6/.167 6/.666 1/.000 8/.750 1/2.000 558/386 .194/.326/.345/.671 .601/.702 .675 53/.670 2/3 17/7
19.Roberts G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 2/1.000 ··· ··· 1/no AB 3/2.000 ··· 6/.167 1/.000 453/302 .240/.302/.356/.658 .658/.657 .643 79/.657 10/6 10/9
1.Rodriguez G/S/vP 8/1.000 11/.644 7/.929 ··· 2/2.500 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 3/.666 ··· 6/.167 ··· 336/214 .215/.277/.329/.606 .651/.578 .639 1/.000 5/0 6/16
30.Scott* G/S/vP 7/1.762 8/.125 3/1.667 1/.000 7/2.143 ··· 5/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 14/.445 ··· 307/216 .218/.267/.423/.690 .497/.770 .699 41/.520 4/0 13/0
24.Thompson* G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· 21/8 .105/.190/.105/.296 .397/.125 .229 2/1.000 5/2 0/0
2.Upton G/S/vP 8/.929 16/.544 12/.334 7/.857 4/.833 ··· ··· 5/1.800 9/1.555 ··· 11/.773 ··· 567/404 .250/.301/.443/.745 .790/.727 .801 99/.886 30/6 23/2
26.Vogt* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 19/18 .000/.053/.000/.053 .000/.056 .000 2/.500 0/0 0/0
18.Zobrist# G/S/vP 10/.522 9/.333 8/.125 6/2.067 5/1.350 ··· 1/no AB 5/1.400 7/1.571 ··· 7/1.029 1/2.000 605/421 .265/.370/.461/.831 .836/.828 .750 102/.852 14/9 17/11
IP 141.0 75.1 46.2 10.2 58.2 3.1 17.2 40.0 38.1 34.2 47.0 37.2 TOTAL .237/.313/.384/.697 .699/.696 .671 .712 127/43 147/106
ERA-K/9 5.11/9.0 4.66/8.1 1.74/6.6 3.38/9.3 2.91/8.7 0.00/2.7 2.04/8.1 6.98/7.4 3.29/11.0 2.08/8.0 4.60/9.6 1.43/9.8 4.54/7.3

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Gimenez (18-3-0)
 Lobaton (39-8-0)
 Molina (37-16-6)
 Vogt (0-1-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 628/.270 318/.236 184/.221 44/.244 245/.229 14/.000 72/.197 176/.270 156/.191 138/.210 205/.296 151/.245 .259  Upton
 Zobrist
 Jennings
 Joyce
 Fuld
 Francisco
 Brignac
 Roberts
 Johnson
 Gimenez
 Vogt
 Thompson
0/127/0/8
0/0/71/6
97/21/0/4
33/0/75/2
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 .804 .695 .553 .661 .660 .308 .582 .804 .570 .622 .837 .602 .745
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 184/.721 168/.764 83/.515 20/1.032 109/.625 4/.667 41/.559 77/.942 94/.383 64/.541 100/.828 58/.562 .741
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 444/.838 150/.620 101/.583 24/.345 136/.687 10/.200 31/.608 99/.697 62/.852 74/.685 105/.846 93/.627 .749
Road 296/.753 150/.563 58/.400 19/.596 109/.582 5/.400 25/.740 70/.843 79/.579 47/.618 104/.846 56/.605
Last 28d days 88/.908 64/.920 3/.667 38/.678 37/.706 14/.308 15/.267 42/.670 29/.595 18/.856 31/.938 55/.374
HR/SB/CS 22/18/3 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 1/4/1 166/118/30
Usage ····X··· ·····X·· ·o······ ··Xo··o· ··o·o·o· ···o·X·· o····o·· X···X··· ·o···X·· ···X···· ···X·o·· o··oX·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.