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Game Preview: TEX @ BOS, 7:10pm, Wednesday, June 5, 2013 @Fenway Park

Rangers, 35-22, 35-22 1st, 1½ up

SP: Alexi Ogando (29, RHP, 4-2, 3.08)

2013 Gamelogs / 2013 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2013 (4-2) 49.2 43 19 17 19 37 5 3.08
2012 (2-0) 66.0 49 26 24 17 66 9 3.27
2011 (13-8) 169.0 149 73 66 43 126 16 3.51
Last 7 GS 2-2 38.0 36 18 16 15 25 5 3.79 51
2013-05-15 @OAK W 6.0 4 2 2 1 3 0 92 58
2013-05-10 @HOU ND 5.2 5 2 2 4 3 1 102 50
2013-05-04 BOS W 6.0 6 1 1 2 4 0 101 58
2013-04-28 @MIN L 6.0 4 3 3 2 3 1 97 53
2013-04-23 @LAA ND 7.0 6 4 2 3 5 1 98 55
2013-04-18 @CHC L 2.1 6 5 5 2 2 2 71 25
2013-04-13 @SEA ND 5.0 5 1 1 1 5 0 98 57
Last 5 v.BOS 1-1 10.0 12 7 7 3 9 4 6.30 44
2013-05-04 BOS W 6.0 6 1 1 2 4 0 101 58
2011-08-25 BOS L 4.0 6 6 6 1 5 4 77 30
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   18-8    Road:   17-14   ExtrInn: 1-3 
 vsRHP:  23-16   vsLHP:  12-6    1-Run:   9-6 
 vsEast:  5-2    vsCntrl: 8-6    vsWest: 19-9  IL: 3-5 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 57 Tue, Jun  4  @BOS  L   5-17      35-22  1st  1.5 up
 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
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:18-12
RedSox, 36-23, 36-23 1st, 2½ up

SP: John Lackey (34, RHP, 3-5, 2.96)

2013 Gamelogs / 2013 Splits / vs. TEX Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2013 (3-5) 45.2 40 21 15 14 45 6 2.96
2011 (12-12) 160.0 203 119 114 56 108 20 6.41
2010 (14-11) 215.0 233 114 105 72 156 18 4.40
Last 7 GS 3-4 41.1 35 19 13 13 37 5 2.83 56
2013-05-29 @PHI L 6.0 6 3 3 3 5 3 98 50
2013-05-24 CLE W 7.0 2 1 0 3 8 0 109 76
2013-05-19 @MIN W 6.0 1 1 0 0 5 0 84 73
2013-05-14 @TBR L 4.1 9 5 5 1 3 0 84 27
2013-05-09 MIN L 7.0 6 5 1 1 8 1 102 60
2013-05-04 @TEX L 5.0 6 3 3 3 4 1 98 44
2013-04-28 HOU W 6.0 5 1 1 2 4 0 81 60
Last 5 v.TEX 1-3 27.1 38 24 24 13 16 4 7.90 35
2013-05-04 @TEX L 5.0 6 3 3 3 4 1 98 44
2011-09-04 TEX L 5.0 8 6 6 3 1 0 103 25
2011-08-23 @TEX W 6.2 7 4 4 3 5 1 106 46
2011-04-02 @TEX L 3.2 10 9 9 2 3 2 86 6
2010-07-17 TEX ND 7.0 7 2 2 2 3 0 115 56
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   18-12   Road:   18-11   ExtrInn: 3-1 
 vsRHP:  24-13   vsLHP:  12-10   1-Run:   8-5 
 vsEast: 15-9    vsCntrl:12-8    vsWest:  7-4  IL: 2-2 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 59 Tue, Jun  4   TEX  W  17-5       36-23  1st  2.5 up
 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
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:14-6    Last 30:16-14
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Tue, Jun 04, 2013 BOS 17  TEX  5        W:Ryan Dempster (3-6), L: Justin Grimm (5-4), S: none
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
Season Series: 2013 - TEX over 3-1; 2012 - TEX won 6-2; 2011 - TEX won 6-4; All-Time - BOS leads 330-301

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 (4.67 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (3.97 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 41.Lackey
G/S/vB
40.Bailey
G/S/vB
32.Breslow*
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 27/.472 13/.462 7/1.000 5/.400 7/.453 5/1.800 7/.000 253/183 .257/.309/.309/.618 .505/.660 .704 104/.595 14/2 0/4
15.Baker G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/1.000 4/2.000 1/2.000 ··· ··· 69/25 .344/.420/.689/1.109 1.389/.680 1.348 30/1.114 0/0 6/1
29.Beltre G/S/vP 61/.574 8/.536 7/.286 8/.417 7/.762 3/1.666 5/.800 235/177 .305/.349/.523/.872 .818/.889 .802 93/1.101 0/0 11/4
27.Berkman# G/S/vP 9/.889 1/3.000 ··· 3/3.500 3/.333 1/.000 1/no AB 208/155 .279/.380/.413/.793 .777/.798 .785 95/.702 0/0 4/0
17.Cruz G/S/vP 28/.472 5/.650 6/.666 3/.666 4/1.833 2/1.000 9/.111 226/165 .268/.323/.512/.835 1.034/.765 .886 86/.872 4/1 14/2
3.Garcia# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 47/33 .205/.222/.250/.472 .432/.485 .597 30/.414 1/0 0/1
23.Gentry G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· 1/.000 4/.333 1/2.000 ··· 2/3.500 107/45 .232/.311/.337/.648 .719/.554 .572 40/.522 6/1 1/0
2.Martin* G/S/vP 2/2.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 130/113 .276/.331/.422/.753 .790/.747 .565 60/.862 8/2 2/2
18.Moreland* G/S/vP 9/.583 1/no AB 6/1.000 2/1.000 3/2.667 ··· 1/2.000 213/136 .282/.333/.549/.882 .748/.958 .807 87/.934 0/0 12/2
7.Murphy* G/S/vP 20/1.214 5/.400 14/.742 3/1.334 6/.167 4/.000 1/.000 201/144 .223/.269/.388/.657 .614/.674 .550 86/.814 0/3 7/2
12.Pierzynski* G/S/vP 49/.575 ··· 8/.000 5/1.000 3/2.000 9/.777 3/.666 139/88 .300/.331/.438/.769 .545/.900 .784 38/.935 0/1 4/0
13.Profar# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· 44/33 .300/.341/.475/.816 .899/.787 .824 44/.816 0/2 2/2
8.Soto G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 2/.500 1/.000 ··· 80/54 .206/.316/.338/.655 .279/.844 .478 42/.733 0/1 2/2
IP 45.2 15.1 14.0 19.2 27.2 24.1 22.0 TOTAL .270/.329/.441/.771 .732/.788 .738 .799 36/15 72/29
ERA-K/9 2.96/8.9 1.76/14.1 1.29/5.1 3.20/16.0 5.53/6.5 2.59/11.9 2.05/12.7 3.74/9.1

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

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 191/.229 59/.164 53/.188 84/.219 128/.252 98/.261 86/.198 .240  Martin
 Murphy
 Gentry
 Baker
 Cruz
2/38/5/3
55/0/0/1
0/39/0/1
17/0/1/0
0/0/54/0
OPS .659 .548 .516 .623 .736 .731 .643 .705
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 117/.619 32/.325 20/.400 44/.739 68/.801 58/.688 47/.469 .680
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 74/.720 27/.798 33/.589 40/.487 60/.662 40/.794 39/.842 .726
Home 79/.504 39/.509 28/.606 41/.671 65/.881 49/.795 36/.679
Last 28d days 123/.649 12/.833 46/.410 41/.687 57/.917 37/.784 32/.552
HR/SB/CS 6/9/1 2/1/0 0/0/0 2/2/1 3/3/0 4/1/2 4/1/0 61/44/11
Usage ······X· ·····o·· ···o·X·o o···o·X· X···oo·· ···X·X·X ···o··X·
RedSox Batters (5.19 RS/G) vs. Rangers Pitchers (3.84 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS
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 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 55/35 .167/.273/.292/.564 .261/.743 .392 17/.882 1/0 1/1
37.Carp* G/S/vP 4/.500 ··· 2/2.500 3/1.334 4/.000 1/5.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 80/68 .301/.350/.630/.980 .879/.998 .990 43/.741 0/0 4/0
23.Ciriaco G/S/vP 1/.000 ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 54/32 .234/.315/.383/.698 .536/.808 1.085 20/.700 2/1 1/7
7.Drew* G/S/vP 5/1.100 1/.000 ··· 3/1.000 5/.650 2/3.500 2/.000 1/2.000 ··· 3/1.667 179/121 .232/.330/.419/.749 .662/.791 .823 90/.775 2/0 5/1
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 8/.250 ··· 8/1.000 2/1.000 7/.286 ··· 3/.666 ··· ··· ··· 255/157 .268/.337/.372/.710 .589/.784 .624 95/.719 21/2 1/2
5.Gomes G/S/vP 2/.000 2/.000 8/.946 3/.333 3/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 130/59 .175/.323/.301/.624 .692/.539 .389 58/.493 0/0 3/0
10.Iglesias G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/no AB 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 62/38 .431/.452/.586/1.038 1.167/.954 .819 41/1.044 0/0 1/0
12.Napoli G/S/vP 7/.286 ··· 7/.286 2/no AB 3/.333 1/.000 ··· 1/no AB ··· 1/.000 245/172 .272/.351/.498/.849 .704/.909 .840 99/.830 0/1 9/3
29.Nava# G/S/vP 4/1.250 ··· ··· 2/1.500 1/no AB 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 215/154 .307/.405/.500/.905 .740/.971 .948 100/.924 0/1 8/0
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 8/1.232 4/.000 24/.809 2/.500 11/.473 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.500 169/100 .333/.402/.627/1.029 .712/1.259 .935 101/.959 2/0 10/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 7/.000 ··· 14/.368 3/3.000 3/1.334 1/.000 1/2.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 263/183 .330/.411/.443/.854 1.055/.770 .983 110/.939 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 5/1.600 ··· 8/1.911 1/.000 9/.944 1/5.000 ··· 3/.000 ··· 1/2.000 169/126 .268/.337/.484/.821 .526/.917 .984 72/.832 0/1 6/4
IP 49.2 8.1 14.2 22.0 23.1 26.1 25.1 28.0 55.0 8.0 TOTAL .272/.348/.450/.798 .714/.843 .808 .805 41/11 66/30
ERA-K/9 3.08/6.7 1.08/9.8 3.68/9.8 6.95/10.2 1.93/9.3 5.13/5.8 1.42/7.5 0.64/5.5 3.44/6.4 3.38/3.4 3.58/8.3

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

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 209/.232 32/.172 63/.236 112/.351 91/.159 118/.280 107/.247 108/.168 234/.258 34/.258 .247  Ellsbury
 Gomes
 Nava
 Bradley
 Carp
0/54/0/3
31/0/2/2
21/0/31/2
13/4/0/1
17/0/2/0
OPS .679 .467 .774 .913 .499 .840 .606 .511 .695 .649 .697
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 114/.603 18/.646 19/.393 43/.897 47/.517 44/.759 36/.600 43/.623 129/.788 17/.580 .695
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 95/.771 14/.231 44/.943 69/.920 44/.478 74/.889 71/.610 65/.438 105/.577 17/.706 .698
Road 161/.709 11/.473 43/.799 66/.875 51/.675 82/.932 48/.564 50/.460 120/.707 13/.846
Last 28d days 51/.612 32/.467 24/.607 45/.983 42/.385 49/1.152 47/.674 44/.439 98/.615 34/.649
HR/SB/CS 5/2/1 0/1/0 3/1/0 1/2/0 2/2/0 5/0/0 0/0/0 2/1/2 6/3/0 0/0/0 50/25/6
Usage ··oo·X·· o······· X····X·· ··ooX··· X······· ···X·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.