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Game Preview: TEX @ BOS, 7:10pm, Tuesday, June 4, 2013 @Fenway Park

Rangers, 35-21, 35-21 1st, 1½ up

SP: Justin Grimm (24, RHP, 5-3, 3.93)

2013 Gamelogs / 2013 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2013 (5-3) 52.2 62 25 23 14 44 5 3.93
2012 (1-1) 14.0 22 14 14 3 13 1 9.00
Last 7 GS 4-3 42.2 51 21 20 10 33 4 4.22 49
2013-05-30 ARI W 6.0 8 3 2 0 3 0 91 49
2013-05-24 @SEA W 6.1 10 3 3 0 5 0 88 46
2013-05-18 DET W 6.2 7 2 2 1 2 0 105 53
2013-05-13 @OAK L 5.0 7 5 5 2 3 2 90 34
2013-05-07 @MIL L 5.0 8 5 5 3 7 1 99 35
2013-05-02 CHW L 6.2 6 3 3 4 9 1 105 55
2013-04-26 @MIN W 7.0 5 0 0 0 4 0 94 71
Has never faced BOS as starter.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   18-8    Road:   17-13   ExtrInn: 1-3 
 vsRHP:  23-15   vsLHP:  12-6    1-Run:   9-6 
 vsEast:  5-1    vsCntrl: 8-6    vsWest: 19-9  IL: 3-5 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 56 Sun, Jun  2   KCR  W   3-1       35-21  1st  2.0 up
 55 Sat, Jun  1   KCR  L   1-4 (10)  34-21  1st  2.0 up
 54 Fri, May 31   KCR  W   7-2       34-20  1st  3.0 up
 53 Thu, May 30   ARI  W   9-5       33-20  1st  3.0 up
 52 Mon, May 27  @ARI  L   4-5       32-20  1st  3.0 up
 51 Mon, May 27  @ARI  L   3-5       32-19  1st  3.0 up
 50 Sun, May 26  @SEA  L   3-4 (13)  32-18  1st  4.5 up
 49 Sat, May 25  @SEA  W   5-2       32-17  1st  5.5 up
 48 Fri, May 24  @SEA  W   9-5       31-17  1st  5.5 up
 47 Wed, May 22   OAK  W   3-1       30-17  1st  5.5 up
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:18-12
RedSox, 35-23, 35-23 1st, 2½ up

SP: Ryan Dempster (36, RHP, 2-6, 4.45)

2013 Gamelogs / 2013 Splits / vs. TEX Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2013 (2-6) 62.2 55 35 31 32 71 10 4.45
2012 (12-8) 173.0 155 71 65 52 153 19 3.38
2011 (10-14) 202.1 211 111 108 82 191 23 4.80
Last 7 GS 2-4 38.2 39 24 22 21 38 6 5.12 48
2013-05-28 PHI L 7.0 6 2 2 3 4 1 98 58
2013-05-23 CLE L 3.0 5 4 4 4 4 0 85 33
2013-05-18 @MIN ND 4.2 8 5 5 6 2 0 127 24
2013-05-12 TOR L 5.0 7 6 6 1 6 3 100 34
2013-05-07 MIN L 7.0 5 4 2 1 8 1 110 62
2013-05-02 @TOR W 6.0 4 1 1 3 4 1 100 61
2013-04-26 HOU W 6.0 4 2 2 3 10 0 104 63
Has never faced TEX as starter.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   17-12   Road:   18-11   ExtrInn: 3-1 
 vsRHP:  23-13   vsLHP:  12-10   1-Run:   8-5 
 vsEast: 15-9    vsCntrl:12-8    vsWest:  6-4  IL: 2-2 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 58 Sun, Jun  2  @NYY  W   3-0  (6)  35-23  1st  2.5 up
 57 Sat, Jun  1  @NYY  W  11-1       34-23  1st  2.0 up
 56 Fri, May 31  @NYY  L   1-4       33-23  1st  1.0 up
 55 Thu, May 30  @PHI  W   9-2       33-22  1st  2.0 up
 54 Wed, May 29  @PHI  L   3-4       32-22  1st  1.0 up
 53 Tue, May 28   PHI  L   1-3       32-21  1st  1.0 up
 52 Mon, May 27   PHI  W   9-3       32-20  1st  1.0 up
 51 Sun, May 26   CLE  W   6-5       31-20  1st    Tied
 50 Sat, May 25   CLE  W   7-4       30-20  2nd  1.0 gb
 49 Fri, May 24   CLE  W   8-1       29-20  2nd  1.0 gb
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:13-7    Last 30:15-15
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sun, May 05, 2013 TEX  4  BOS  3        W:Joe Nathan (1-0), L: Clayton Mortensen (0-2), S: none
Sat, May 04, 2013 TEX  5  BOS  1        W:Alexi Ogando (3-2), L: John Lackey (1-2), S: none
Fri, May 03, 2013 TEX  7  BOS  0        W:Derek Holland (2-2), L: Felix Doubront (3-1), S: none

Wed, Aug 08, 2012 TEX 10 @BOS  9        W:Alexi Ogando (2-0), L: Clayton Mortensen (1-1), S: Joe Nathan (23)
Tue, Aug 07, 2012 TEX  6 @BOS  3        W:Ryan Dempster (6-5), L: Jon Lester (5-10), S: Joe Nathan (22)
Mon, Aug 06, 2012 BOS  9  TEX  2        W:Aaron Cook (3-5), L: Yu Darvish (11-8), S: none
Wed, Jul 25, 2012 TEX  5  BOS  3        W:Derek Holland (7-5), L: Josh Beckett (5-9), S: Joe Nathan (20)
Tue, Jul 24, 2012 BOS  2 @TEX  1        W:Vicente Padilla (4-0), L: Joe Nathan (1-3), S: Alfredo Aceves (21)
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
Season Series: 2013 - TEX over 3-0; 2012 - TEX won 6-2; 2011 - TEX won 6-4; All-Time - BOS leads 329-301

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 2013 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
Rangers Batters (4.66 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (3.95 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 46.Dempster
G/S/vB
40.Bailey
G/S/vB
32.Breslow*
G/S/vB
41.Lackey
G/S/vB
30.Miller*
G/S/vB
59.Mortensen
G/S/vB
36.Tazawa
G/S/vB
19.Uehara
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
1.Andrus G/S/vP ··· 13/.462 7/1.000 27/.472 5/.400 7/.453 5/1.800 7/.000 250/180 .260/.313/.313/.626 .505/.671 .721 106/.644 14/2 0/4
15.Baker G/S/vP 3/.333 ··· 2/1.000 ··· 4/2.000 ··· ··· ··· 65/21 .333/.415/.649/1.065 1.389/.476 1.286 26/1.010 0/0 5/0
29.Beltre G/S/vP 19/.544 8/.536 7/.286 61/.574 8/.417 7/.762 3/1.666 5/.800 235/177 .305/.349/.523/.872 .818/.889 .802 98/1.102 0/0 11/4
27.Berkman# G/S/vP 84/1.032 1/3.000 ··· 9/.889 3/3.500 2/.500 1/.000 1/no AB 204/151 .280/.382/.417/.799 .777/.807 .797 92/.703 0/0 4/0
17.Cruz G/S/vP ··· 5/.650 6/.666 28/.472 3/.666 4/1.833 2/1.000 9/.111 223/162 .267/.323/.500/.823 1.034/.748 .865 88/.790 4/1 13/1
3.Garcia# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 45/32 .214/.233/.262/.494 .473/.500 .642 28/.444 1/0 0/1
23.Gentry G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 3/.666 4/.333 ··· ··· 2/3.500 106/44 .223/.305/.330/.635 .719/.520 .547 40/.469 6/1 1/0
2.Martin* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 2/2.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 126/110 .283/.333/.434/.767 .842/.756 .582 59/.886 8/2 2/2
18.Moreland* G/S/vP ··· 1/no AB 6/1.000 9/.583 2/1.000 2/.500 ··· 1/2.000 209/132 .283/.335/.539/.874 .748/.948 .791 88/.966 0/0 11/2
7.Murphy* G/S/vP ··· 5/.400 14/.742 20/1.214 2/2.000 5/.200 4/.000 1/.000 196/140 .228/.270/.397/.667 .625/.684 .564 85/.843 0/3 7/2
12.Pierzynski* G/S/vP 27/.930 ··· 8/.000 49/.575 5/1.000 2/2.000 9/.777 3/.666 135/84 .286/.319/.421/.739 .545/.858 .727 34/.834 0/1 4/0
13.Profar# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 40/29 .324/.350/.514/.864 .899/.846 .924 40/.864 0/2 2/2
8.Soto G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.500 1/.000 ··· 79/54 .209/.321/.343/.664 .291/.844 .490 45/.712 0/1 2/2
IP 62.2 15.1 14.0 45.2 18.1 27.0 24.1 22.0 TOTAL .271/.330/.440/.770 .737/.784 .735 .802 36/15 69/27
ERA-K/9 4.45/10.2 1.76/14.1 1.29/5.1 2.96/8.9 3.44/16.2 5.00/6.0 2.59/11.9 2.05/12.7 3.72/9.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Pierzynski (18-2-2)
 Soto (7-4-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 271/.232 59/.164 53/.188 191/.229 80/.232 121/.228 98/.261 86/.198 .239  Martin
 Murphy
 Gentry
 Baker
 Cruz
2/37/4/3
54/0/0/1
0/38/0/1
16/0/1/0
0/0/53/0
OPS .736 .548 .516 .659 .656 .668 .731 .643 .702
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 144/.727 32/.325 20/.400 117/.619 42/.776 63/.721 58/.688 47/.469 .679
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 127/.744 27/.798 33/.589 74/.720 38/.515 58/.611 40/.794 39/.842 .722
Home 197/.689 39/.509 28/.606 79/.504 37/.749 58/.758 49/.795 36/.679
Last 28d days 98/.930 12/.833 46/.410 123/.649 40/.705 50/.772 43/.813 32/.552
HR/SB/CS 10/6/1 2/1/0 0/0/0 6/9/1 2/2/1 2/3/0 4/1/2 4/1/0 58/44/11
Usage ······X· ····o··· ··o·X·o· ·····X·· ···o·X·X ···oo··X ··X·X·X· ··o··X··
RedSox Batters (4.98 RS/G) vs. Rangers Pitchers (3.61 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 51.Grimm
G/S/vB
56.Cotts*
G/S/vB
44.Frasor
G/S/vB
50.Kirkman*
G/S/vB
36.Nathan
G/S/vB
58.Ortiz*
G/S/vB
46.Ross*
G/S/vB
52.Scheppers
G/S/vB
49.Tepesch
G/S/vB
55.Wolf
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
44.Bradley* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 50/33 .163/.280/.233/.513 .310/.619 .091 12/.833 1/0 0/1
37.Carp* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/3.000 2/1.000 4/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 74/65 .275/.324/.580/.904 .347/.978 .840 38/.544 0/0 3/0
23.Ciriaco G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 53/32 .239/.321/.391/.712 .563/.808 1.139 23/.733 2/1 1/7
7.Drew* G/S/vP 1/2.000 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 5/.650 ··· 2/.000 1/2.000 ··· 2/.500 174/119 .213/.316/.373/.689 .504/.777 .722 89/.670 2/0 4/1
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP ··· ··· 8/1.000 2/1.000 7/.286 ··· 3/.666 ··· ··· ··· 255/157 .268/.337/.372/.710 .589/.784 .624 100/.695 21/2 1/2
5.Gomes G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 8/.946 3/.333 3/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 130/59 .175/.323/.301/.624 .692/.539 .389 63/.550 0/0 3/0
10.Iglesias G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 57/36 .434/.456/.585/1.041 1.333/.861 .770 36/1.051 0/0 1/0
12.Napoli G/S/vP ··· ··· 7/.286 1/no AB 3/.333 ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· 240/169 .274/.350/.502/.852 .705/.914 .847 98/.862 0/1 9/3
29.Nava# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/no AB ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 209/152 .297/.397/.483/.880 .670/.960 .899 95/.865 0/1 8/0
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP ··· 4/.000 24/.809 1/no AB 11/.473 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/no AB 163/97 .333/.405/.618/1.023 .746/1.221 .916 100/.892 2/0 10/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP ··· ··· 13/.398 2/no AB 3/1.334 ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 258/180 .333/.415/.444/.859 1.041/.783 1.000 110/.977 8/2 3/0
3.Ross G/S/vP ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 2/2.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 61/25 .189/.283/.453/.736 .697/.789 .601 17/.258 1/0 4/0
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP ··· ··· 8/1.911 ··· 9/.944 ··· ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· 164/123 .257/.329/.453/.782 .415/.898 .917 71/.769 0/1 5/4
IP 52.2 8.1 14.0 20.2 23.1 24.0 25.1 28.0 55.0 7.0 TOTAL .268/.345/.439/.785 .693/.832 .780 .779 41/11 62/30
ERA-K/9 3.93/7.5 1.08/9.8 3.86/9.6 6.97/9.6 1.93/9.3 4.50/6.4 1.42/7.5 0.64/5.5 3.44/6.4 1.29/3.9 3.38/8.3

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Ross (13-5-1)
 Saltalamacchia (28-5-5)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 232/.287 32/.172 61/.241 103/.337 91/.159 105/.274 107/.247 108/.168 234/.258 28/.200 .243  Ellsbury
 Gomes
 Nava
 Bradley
 Carp
0/54/0/3
30/0/2/2
21/0/30/2
13/3/0/1
16/0/2/0
OPS .750 .467 .793 .867 .499 .770 .606 .511 .695 .530 .680
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 116/.698 18/.646 18/.402 39/.859 47/.517 38/.549 36/.600 43/.623 129/.788 13/.331 .665
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 116/.803 14/.231 43/.967 64/.868 44/.478 67/.898 71/.610 65/.438 105/.577 15/.667 .692
Road 123/.831 11/.473 41/.828 57/.786 51/.675 69/.849 48/.564 50/.460 120/.707 7/.571
Last 28d days 105/.788 32/.467 22/.652 36/.868 46/.421 36/1.057 47/.674 47/.455 98/.615 28/.530
HR/SB/CS 5/3/1 0/1/0 3/1/0 1/2/0 2/2/0 2/0/0 0/0/0 2/1/2 6/3/0 0/0/0 46/25/6
Usage ····X··· ·oo·X··· ·······o ····X··o ·ooX···· ·······X ··X·o··o ·ooo···· ··X····· ·······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.