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Game Preview: BOS @ TEX, 8:05pm, Tuesday, July 24, 2012 @Rangers Ballpark in Arlington

RedSox, 48-49, 48-49 5th, 10½ GB, 5 GB in WC

SP: Clay Buchholz (27, RHP, 8-3, 5.19)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. TEX Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (8-3) 100.2 108 60 58 36 72 15 5.19
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 51.1 41 15 15 9 45 4 2.63 63
2012-07-19 CHW ND 8.0 6 1 1 1 6 0 107 71
2012-07-14 @TBR L 6.1 3 4 4 1 8 0 87 58
2012-06-19 MIA W 6.0 9 5 5 1 3 1 87 36
2012-06-12 @MIA W 7.0 5 1 1 2 9 1 103 70
2012-06-07 BAL W 9.0 4 0 0 1 6 0 125 84
2012-06-01 @TOR W 8.0 6 2 2 2 7 2 108 67
2012-05-27 TBR ND 7.0 8 2 2 1 6 0 111 58
Last 5 v.TEX 1-3 23.0 22 10 10 7 22 5 3.91 53
2011-04-03 @TEX L 6.1 5 4 4 2 3 4 86 48
2010-04-22 TEX L 6.2 6 3 3 1 10 0 114 59
2009-07-22 @TEX L 4.0 6 3 3 2 3 1 90 39
2008-04-21 TEX W 6.0 5 0 0 2 6 0 103 66
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   25-28   Road:   23-21   ExtrInn: 1-5 
 vsRHP:  28-38   vsLHP:  20-11   1-Run:   9-12
 vsEast: 16-23   vsCntrl:16-9    vsWest:  5-10 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 97 Mon, Jul 23  @TEX  L   1-9       48-49  5th 10.5 gb
 96 Sun, Jul 22   TOR  L   7-15      48-48  5th  9.5 gb
 95 Sat, Jul 21   TOR  L   3-7       48-47  4th  9.5 gb
 94 Fri, Jul 20   TOR  L   1-6       48-46  4th  9.5 gb
 93 Thu, Jul 19   CHW  W   3-1       48-45  3rd  9.5 gb
 92 Wed, Jul 18   CHW  W  10-1       47-45  3rd 10.5 gb
 91 Tue, Jul 17   CHW  L   5-7       46-45  4th 10.5 gb
 90 Mon, Jul 16   CHW  W   5-1       46-44  3rd  9.5 gb
 89 Sun, Jul 15  @TBR  W   7-3       45-44  4th  9.5 gb
 88 Sat, Jul 14  @TBR  L   3-5       44-44  4th 10.5 gb
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20: 7-13   Last 30:14-16
Rangers, 57-38, 57-38 1st, 5 up

SP: Martin Perez (21, LHP, 1-1, 5.54)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (1-1) 13.0 15 10 8 6 9 1 5.54
Last 7 GS 1-1 11.1 12 6 4 4 8 1 3.18 50
2012-07-06 MIN L 6.0 6 4 2 3 3 0 106 48
2012-06-30 OAK W 5.1 6 2 2 1 5 1 103 52
Has never faced BOS as starter.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   30-16   Road:   27-22   ExtrInn: 5-2 
 vsRHP:  40-24   vsLHP:  17-14   1-Run:  12-11
 vsEast: 13-6    vsCntrl:13-11   vsWest: 17-17 IL:14-4 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 95 Mon, Jul 23   BOS  W   9-1       57-38  1st  5.0 up
 94 Sun, Jul 22  @LAA  L   4-7       56-38  1st  5.0 up
 93 Sat, Jul 21  @LAA  W   9-2       56-37  1st  6.0 up
 92 Fri, Jul 20  @LAA  L   1-6       55-37  1st  5.0 up
 91 Wed, Jul 18  @OAK  L   3-4       55-36  1st  5.5 up
 90 Tue, Jul 17  @OAK  W   6-1       55-35  1st  5.5 up
 89 Sun, Jul 15  @SEA  W   4-0       54-35  1st  5.0 up
 88 Sat, Jul 14  @SEA  L   0-7       53-35  1st  5.0 up
 87 Fri, Jul 13  @SEA  W   3-2       53-34  1st  5.0 up
 86 Sun, Jul  8   MIN  W   4-3 (13)  52-34  1st  4.0 up
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:19-11
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Mon, Jul 23, 2012 TEX  9  BOS  1        W:Scott Feldman (4-6), L: Felix Doubront (10-5), S: none
Wed, Apr 18, 2012 TEX  6 @BOS  3        W:Derek Holland (2-0), L: Josh Beckett (1-2), S: none
Tue, Apr 17, 2012 TEX 18 @BOS  3        W:Colby Lewis (2-0), L: Jon Lester (0-2), S: none

Sun, Sep 04, 2011 TEX 11 @BOS  4        W:Matt Harrison (11-9), L: John Lackey (12-11), S: none
Sat, Sep 03, 2011 BOS 12  TEX  7        W:Erik Bedard (5-9), L: Colby Lewis (11-10), S: none
Fri, Sep 02, 2011 TEX 10 @BOS  0        W:Derek Holland (13-5), L: Andrew Miller (6-2), S: none
Thu, Aug 25, 2011 BOS  6 @TEX  0        W:Andrew Miller (6-1), L: Alexi Ogando (12-6), S: none
Wed, Aug 24, 2011 BOS 13 @TEX  2        W:Josh Beckett (11-5), L: Matt Harrison (10-9), S: none
Tue, Aug 23, 2011 BOS 11 @TEX  5        W:John Lackey (12-9), L: Colby Lewis (11-9), S: none
Mon, Aug 22, 2011 TEX  4  BOS  0        W:C.J. Wilson (13-5), L: Erik Bedard (4-9), S: none
Season Series: 2012 - TEX over 3-0; 2011 - TEX won 6-4; 2010 - TEX won 6-4; All-Time - BOS leads 327-295

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 (4.95 RS/G) vs. Rangers Pitchers (4.15 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 33.Perez*
G/S/vB
37.Adams
G/S/vB
11.Darvish
G/S/vB
50.Kirkman*
G/S/vB
36.Nathan
G/S/vB
41.Ogando
G/S/vB
46.Ross*
G/S/vB
52.Scheppers
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
3.Aviles G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 4/1.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 384/271 .260/.283/.409/.692 .848/.629 .735 78/.652 10/4 10/9
77.Ciriaco G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 48/32 .348/.362/.457/.818 .375/1.051 .500 48/.818 4/0 0/1
13.Crawford* G/S/vP ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 5/1.000 3/.833 1/.000 ··· 28/12 .269/.321/.269/.591 .661/.500 .000 28/.591 3/0 0/1
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 4/.500 3/.000 1/.000 ··· 74/43 .300/.338/.414/.752 .788/.726 .675 44/.864 1/0 1/0
28.Gonzalez* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 4/.000 3/3.334 1/.000 ··· 407/256 .293/.334/.437/.771 .814/.745 .675 86/.907 0/0 9/4
64.Middlebrooks G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 225/144 .289/.320/.507/.827 .821/.830 .806 61/.580 3/1 11/9
66.Nava# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· 234/169 .250/.373/.401/.774 .506/.878 .709 81/.479 3/0 4/1
15.Pedroia G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 3/1.334 3/.000 1/2.000 ··· 358/240 .271/.328/.397/.725 .705/.734 .733 52/.655 6/4 6/2
5.Punto# G/S/vP ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 126/106 .210/.315/.286/.600 .426/.634 .715 33/.613 4/0 1/2
7.Ross G/S/vP ··· 4/.833 ··· ··· 1/no AB 2/.000 ··· 1/2.000 270/185 .269/.342/.550/.892 1.184/.760 .782 86/.844 1/1 16/0
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 6/.833 2/2.500 ··· 1/.000 279/236 .233/.283/.508/.791 .558/.834 .794 70/.644 0/0 19/6
10.Shoppach G/S/vP ··· 2/.500 ··· ··· 3/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 122/53 .274/.358/.528/.887 .856/.927 .758 25/.860 1/0 5/2
12.Sweeney* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 5/.650 2/4.000 ··· 1/.000 210/188 .267/.311/.379/.690 .348/.728 .698 27/.394 0/0 0/2
IP 13.0 31.2 116.0 14.2 38.1 37.2 50.0 15.2 TOTAL .268/.327/.439/.766 .778/.760 .720 .711 44/16 113/57
ERA-K/9 5.54/6.2 3.13/7.7 3.88/10.2 3.68/6.7 2.11/10.8 2.63/8.8 1.08/5.4 6.32/8.0 3.76/7.6

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Saltalamacchia (56-14-5)
 Shoppach (16-7-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 61/.288 138/.270 508/.226 60/.151 153/.238 146/.194 190/.213 70/.354 .247  Ross
 Nava
 Sweeney
 Gonzalez
 Ciriaco
 Crawford
 Ellsbury
20/7/45/5
56/0/1/5
0/19/46/3
0/0/18/1
0/0/1/0
7/0/0/0
0/17/0/0
OPS .771 .690 .684 .611 .578 .560 .552 .967 .702
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 18/.789 76/.690 313/.723 23/.428 100/.610 63/.588 86/.551 27/1.013 .692
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 43/.763 62/.691 195/.620 37/.702 53/.516 83/.537 104/.553 43/.940 .709
Home 58/.788 77/.721 225/.685 53/.593 88/.611 61/.673 92/.458 46/1.111
Last 28d days 61/.771 27/.755 90/.684 22/.468 33/.689 16/1.080 39/.469 35/.975
HR/SB/CS 1/1/1 1/5/1 10/14/1 3/0/0 2/3/0 3/1/0 2/1/1 4/3/0 94/57/16
Usage ········ ·o····X· ··X····· ·····X·· ··X····· ·Xo··Xo· Xo···oo· o··o··X·
Rangers Batters (5.07 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.59 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
37.Melancon
G/S/vB
30.Miller*
G/S/vB
46.Morales*
G/S/vB
44.Padilla
G/S/vB
63.Tazawa
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
1.Andrus G/S/vP 5/.400 3/.000 12/.773 3/.333 5/.400 3/.000 ··· 3/1.667 423/292 .295/.367/.399/.766 .728/.784 .753 91/.692 16/6 2/9
29.Beltre G/S/vP 6/.167 2/.000 8/1.089 3/1.666 8/.417 3/2.667 45/.707 ··· 381/265 .315/.346/.521/.868 .634/.971 .919 85/.776 1/0 18/6
17.Cruz G/S/vP 8/1.625 5/2.000 5/1.600 2/2.500 3/.666 3/.333 1/.000 ··· 380/268 .261/.324/.437/.760 .888/.708 .859 82/.778 7/4 12/1
23.Gentry G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 5/.800 2/1.000 3/.500 2/2.000 1/.000 ··· 186/95 .347/.408/.449/.857 .926/.791 .825 55/.879 10/4 1/0
14.Gonzalez G/S/vP 2/.500 ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· 3/1.334 ··· 52/30 .255/.255/.333/.588 .500/.655 .789 1/.000 0/0 0/1
32.Hamilton* G/S/vP 12/.250 2/.000 14/.651 2/5.000 5/.400 4/1.167 3/1.334 3/1.000 380/246 .293/.361/.599/.959 .881/1.003 .939 84/.687 6/3 28/5
5.Kinsler G/S/vP 9/1.889 3/2.334 14/1.038 4/.750 6/1.917 2/1.000 ··· 3/3.500 441/318 .276/.340/.444/.784 .964/.714 .928 93/.830 16/6 11/12
27.Martin* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 38/30 .176/.243/.382/.626 .500/.660 .857 21/.413 2/0 0/0
7.Murphy* G/S/vP 9/1.778 4/.500 7/1.262 1/no AB 1/2.000 2/.000 1/2.000 3/.000 267/231 .274/.370/.451/.821 .753/.833 .954 51/.824 7/1 9/1
25.Napoli G/S/vP 11/.964 3/.000 6/.666 1/.000 3/.000 3/1.000 22/.636 ··· 314/207 .233/.344/.440/.784 .575/.894 .715 66/.697 1/0 15/5
21.Snyder G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/3.000 ··· ··· 65/20 .295/.328/.475/.804 .937/.485 .724 13/.538 0/0 3/0
8.Torrealba G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 4/.750 1/.000 6/.334 2/.500 11/.455 ··· 174/93 .221/.287/.331/.618 .545/.678 .587 38/.570 1/1 3/1
10.Young G/S/vP 12/.817 5/1.800 13/.496 1/3.000 5/1.100 1/.000 3/1.167 3/1.167 393/272 .271/.300/.346/.646 .780/.587 .593 83/.605 2/2 3/3
IP 100.2 48.2 37.1 21.0 23.0 54.2 35.0 15.1 TOTAL .278/.339/.446/.785 .767/.794 .822 .723 69/27 115/51
ERA-K/9 5.19/6.4 3.88/8.1 2.17/5.8 7.29/6.9 2.74/10.6 3.46/9.5 3.60/9.3 1.17/7.6 4.27/7.3

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Napoli (30-7-7)
 Snyder (0-0-0)
 Torrealba (27-9-3)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 437/.281 204/.232 149/.214 93/.298 89/.198 229/.224 149/.277 60/.250 .257  Cruz
 Murphy
 Hamilton
 Gentry
 Martin
 Snyder
6/0/88/6
60/2/9/3
62/46/1/3
0/74/2/2
2/11/0/1
5/0/5/0
OPS .803 .646 .639 .856 .567 .658 .748 .574 .732
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 254/.881 113/.673 60/.801 44/1.057 56/.371 84/.465 72/.682 23/.577 .717
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 183/.694 91/.611 89/.541 49/.674 33/.911 145/.768 77/.808 37/.572 .745
Road 181/.762 84/.632 64/.603 35/.570 38/.753 122/.496 83/.724 17/.665
Last 28d days 56/.447 46/.711 27/.537 51/.526 25/.697 83/.674 31/.885 33/.667
HR/SB/CS 15/4/1 4/3/0 5/5/2 5/0/1 2/0/0 6/3/2 2/1/1 0/2/1 100/72/21
Usage ····X··· ·X··X··o ·oX··o·· oX·X·o·· ··oX·o·· X·o···o· ··X····o ·XXo··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.