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Game Preview: ARI @ BOS, 1:35pm, Sunday, August 4, 2013 @Fenway Park

D'backs, 56-54, 56-54 2nd, 4½ GB, 8½ GB in WC

SP: Brandon McCarthy (29, RHP, 2-4, 5.00)

2013 Gamelogs / 2013 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2013 (2-4) 66.2 85 39 37 10 39 7 5.00
2012 (8-6) 111.0 115 44 40 24 73 10 3.24
2011 (9-9) 170.2 168 73 63 25 123 11 3.32
Last 7 GS 2-2 45.0 49 20 20 6 28 5 4.00 52
2013-05-30 @TEX L 2.2 9 6 6 0 0 1 55 16
2013-05-24 SDP W 7.0 5 1 1 2 2 0 96 63
2013-05-18 @MIA W 9.0 3 0 0 2 5 0 99 84
2013-05-12 PHI ND 8.0 7 0 0 0 5 0 88 73
2013-05-07 @LAD ND 6.1 8 3 3 1 3 1 101 47
2013-05-01 SFG ND 6.0 8 4 4 1 6 2 91 45
2013-04-26 COL L 6.0 9 6 6 0 7 1 105 37
Last 5 v.BOS 2-2 24.0 27 17 17 13 8 2 6.38 41
2012-08-31 BOS W 6.1 8 2 2 0 1 1 103 50
2012-05-02 @BOS W 6.2 5 1 1 3 4 0 113 61
2008-09-07 BOS L 5.1 7 6 6 3 1 1 94 28
2007-07-02 @BOS L 3.2 6 4 4 3 1 0 81 31
2007-05-25 BOS ND 2.0 1 4 4 4 1 0 66 35
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   30-24   Road:   26-30   ExtrInn:10-5 
 vsRHP:  36-38   vsLHP:  20-16   1-Run:  22-15
 vsEast: 11-12   vsCntrl:17-10   vsWest: 23-26 IL: 5-6 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
110 Sat, Aug  3  @BOS  L   2-5       56-54  2nd  4.5 gb
109 Fri, Aug  2  @BOS  W   7-6       56-53  2nd  3.5 gb
108 Thu, Aug  1  @TEX  L   1-7       55-53  2nd  3.5 gb
107 Wed, Jul 31  @TBR  W   7-0       55-52  2nd  2.5 gb
106 Tue, Jul 30  @TBR  L   2-5       54-52  2nd  3.5 gb
105 Sun, Jul 28   SDP  L   0-1       54-51  2nd  2.5 gb
104 Sat, Jul 27   SDP  L   3-12      54-50  2nd  1.5 gb
103 Fri, Jul 26   SDP  W  10-0       54-49  2nd  0.5 gb
102 Thu, Jul 25   CHC  W   3-1       53-49  2nd  0.5 gb
101 Wed, Jul 24   CHC  L   6-7 (12)  52-49  2nd  1.5 gb
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20: 9-11   Last 30:14-16
RedSox, 67-45, 67-45 1st, 1 up

SP: Felix Doubront (25, LHP, 7-5, 3.77)

2013 Gamelogs / 2013 Splits / vs. ARI Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2013 (7-5) 117.0 114 54 49 51 107 8 3.77
2012 (11-10) 161.0 162 95 87 71 167 24 4.86
2011 (0-0) 10.1 12 7 7 8 6 1 6.10
Last 7 GS 3-2 43.0 36 15 13 19 33 2 2.72 56
2013-07-29 TBR L 5.0 8 2 2 3 4 0 104 44
2013-07-24 TBR L 6.2 6 3 3 2 5 0 104 53
2013-07-19 NYY W 6.1 3 2 1 3 5 0 93 63
2013-07-10 @SEA W 7.0 5 1 1 2 6 0 107 67
2013-07-05 @LAA W 6.2 5 2 2 2 5 1 97 59
2013-06-29 TOR ND 6.1 5 2 2 3 6 1 103 58
2013-06-23 @DET ND 5.0 4 3 2 4 2 0 104 47
Has never faced ARI as starter.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   38-21   Road:   29-24   ExtrInn: 7-4 
 vsRHP:  45-31   vsLHP:  22-14   1-Run:  16-11
 vsEast: 28-20   vsCntrl:13-11   vsWest: 18-11 IL: 8-3 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
112 Sat, Aug  3   ARI  W   5-2       67-45  1st  1.0 up
111 Fri, Aug  2   ARI  L   6-7       66-45  1st  1.0 up
110 Thu, Aug  1   SEA  W   8-7       66-44  1st  1.0 up
109 Wed, Jul 31   SEA  W   5-4 (15)  65-44  1st  0.5 up
108 Tue, Jul 30   SEA  W   8-2       64-44  2nd  0.5 gb
107 Mon, Jul 29   TBR  L   1-2       63-44  2nd  0.5 gb
106 Sun, Jul 28  @BAL  W   5-0       63-43  1st  0.5 up
105 Sat, Jul 27  @BAL  W   7-3       62-43  2nd  0.5 gb
104 Fri, Jul 26  @BAL  L   0-6       61-43  2nd  0.5 gb
103 Wed, Jul 24   TBR  L   1-5       61-42  1st  0.5 up
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:18-12
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sat, Aug 03, 2013 BOS  5  ARI  2        W:Jake Peavy (9-4), L: Patrick Corbin (12-3), S: Koji Uehara (10)
Fri, Aug 02, 2013 ARI  7 @BOS  6        W:Randall Delgado (4-3), L: Pedro Beato (1-1), S: Brad Ziegler (6)

Thu, Jun 17, 2010 BOS  8  ARI  5        W:John Lackey (8-3), L: Dan Haren (7-5), S: none
Wed, Jun 16, 2010 BOS  6  ARI  2        W:Jon Lester (8-2), L: Rodrigo Lopez (2-6), S: Jonathan Papelbon (15)
Tue, Jun 15, 2010 BOS  6  ARI  3        W:Clay Buchholz (9-4), L: Ian Kennedy (3-4), S: Jonathan Papelbon (14)
Wed, Jun 25, 2008 BOS  5  ARI  0        W:Tim Wakefield (5-5), L: Randy Johnson (4-6), S: Jonathan Papelbon (23)
Tue, Jun 24, 2008 BOS  5  ARI  4        W:Chris Smith (1-0), L: Chad Qualls (1-6), S: Jonathan Papelbon (22)
Mon, Jun 23, 2008 ARI  2 @BOS  1        W:Dan Haren (8-4), L: Josh Beckett (7-5), S: Brandon Lyon (16)
Sun, Jun 10, 2007 ARI  5  BOS  1        W:Randy Johnson (4-2), L: Daisuke Matsuzaka (7-5), S: none
Sat, Jun 09, 2007 BOS  4 @ARI  3 (10)   W:Hideki Okajima (2-0), L: Juan Cruz (2-1), S: Jonathan Papelbon (14)
Season Series: 2013 - tied 1-1; 2012 -  0-0; 2011 -  0-0; All-Time - BOS leads 8-6

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
D'backs Batters (4.16 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.14 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 22.Doubront*
G/S/vB
32.Breslow*
G/S/vB
66.Britton*
G/S/vB
62.De La Rosa
G/S/vB
41.Lackey
G/S/vB
36.Tazawa
G/S/vB
38.Thornton*
G/S/vB
19.Uehara
G/S/vB
35.Wright
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
12.Chavez* G/S/vP 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· 62/.720 1/.000 13/.826 ··· ··· 198/175 .298/.345/.530/.876 .652/.907 .796 44/.866 1/0 9/1
6.Eaton* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 63/46 .196/.286/.250/.536 .544/.533 .423 63/.536 0/1 0/1
44.Goldschmidt G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 1/2.000 ··· ··· 475/350 .301/.390/.554/.944 .986/.928 .952 98/.910 10/3 26/4
54.Gosewisch G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/2 .333/.333/.333/.667 2.000/.000 .667 3/.667 0/0 0/0
1.Gregorius* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 291/203 .273/.340/.396/.736 .532/.828 .771 44/.645 0/1 5/9
2.Hill G/S/vP 2/1.000 5/1.800 ··· ··· 30/.670 2/1.000 5/1.267 2/.000 ··· 169/126 .286/.343/.474/.817 .925/.782 .858 75/.669 1/1 5/2
13.Kubel* G/S/vP ··· 5/.933 ··· ··· 20/.544 1/2.000 16/.438 5/1.200 ··· 247/213 .226/.300/.339/.639 .429/.673 .591 51/.370 0/1 5/3
27.Nieves G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/2.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 109/54 .365/.385/.423/.808 .762/.852 .781 41/.683 0/0 0/2
8.Parra* G/S/vP ··· 4/.500 ··· 2/2.500 6/.666 ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 467/319 .269/.332/.393/.725 .593/.782 .697 83/.347 7/9 7/3
4.Pennington# G/S/vP 2/1.500 2/.500 ··· ··· 17/.181 1/.000 5/.400 3/.666 ··· 250/155 .239/.302/.305/.608 .572/.629 .520 42/.718 2/0 1/7
11.Pollock G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 329/196 .250/.293/.406/.699 .832/.606 .621 56/.599 8/3 6/1
14.Prado G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 1/no AB ··· 449/324 .265/.318/.389/.708 .831/.661 .673 92/.873 3/5 9/8
7.Ross G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 3/.000 2/.000 1/.000 1/.000 3/.666 ··· 330/216 .276/.331/.404/.735 1.026/.580 .740 60/.876 3/2 7/0
IP 117.0 39.0 8.0 120.0 49.0 36.1 50.1 12.1 TOTAL .256/.319/.391/.710 .716/.707 .701 .672 37/27 92/52
ERA-K/9 3.77/8.2 2.54/4.4 0.00/6.8 /0.0 3.23/8.1 2.94/9.7 3.47/6.7 1.43/12.5 3.65/6.6 3.82/8.4

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Gosewisch (1-0-0)
 Nieves (7-1-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 507/.257 164/.260 26/.208 / 498/.253 202/.271 153/.265 186/.149 52/.244 .252  Parra
 Kubel
 Pollock
 Ross
 Eaton
 Prado
6/33/74/10
51/0/5/6
6/76/1/5
41/0/41/4
5/11/0/1
10/0/0/0
OPS .714 .710 .439 .714 .756 .716 .475 .635 .727
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 129/.699 69/.832 16/.598 / 292/.610 100/.795 74/.646 101/.337 40/.718 .692
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 378/.719 95/.620 10/.200 / 206/.860 102/.716 79/.780 85/.638 12/.350 .758
Home 264/.641 92/.823 23/.499 / 219/.643 105/.746 91/.727 96/.512 31/.804
Last 28d days 105/.622 49/.673 26/.439 / 113/.811 42/.692 44/.722 41/.198 32/.422
HR/SB/CS 8/13/2 2/0/1 0/1/1 // 17/21/4 7/1/2 4/4/1 5/1/1 0/0/0 120/83/26
Usage ·····X·· o··Xo··X ···X·X·· ···X···· oX·o···X ·X·oo·o· X··X·o·X ··X·····
RedSox Batters (5.04 RS/G) vs. D'backs Pitchers (4.08 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS
G/S/vB
21.Bell
G/S/vB
55.Collmenter
G/S/vB
38.Harris
G/S/vB
30.Hernandez
G/S/vB
40.Putz
G/S/vB
49.Sipp*
G/S/vB
52.Spruill
G/S/vB
57.Thatcher*
G/S/vB
29.Ziegler
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
37.Carp* G/S/vP 13/.462 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 169/146 .311/.373/.589/.962 .759/.996 .992 35/.833 0/0 8/2
7.Drew* G/S/vP ··· 12/.705 ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 14/.481 2/1.000 315/213 .239/.324/.424/.748 .593/.823 .822 53/.877 3/0 8/3
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 8/.661 ··· ··· ··· 12/.833 1/.000 4/.000 ··· 1/.000 5/.650 484/308 .302/.363/.428/.790 .667/.860 .785 88/.850 40/3 5/3
5.Gomes G/S/vP 6/.334 3/.000 1/.000 ··· 2/1.500 6/.750 2/.500 ··· 1/no AB 3/1.333 239/111 .232/.331/.409/.739 .747/.731 .767 50/.725 0/0 8/0
26.Holt* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 52/47 .250/.280/.295/.575 .500/.583 .419 46/.573 1/0 0/1
20.Lavarnway G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 52/29 .255/.308/.362/.669 .670/.665 .895 23/.547 0/0 0/0
12.Napoli G/S/vP 16/.376 1/no AB ··· ··· 1/no AB 4/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 6/.500 422/295 .259/.348/.459/.808 .773/.823 .798 78/.939 1/1 14/5
29.Nava# G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/no AB 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· 391/294 .282/.371/.420/.791 .606/.854 .824 60/.588 0/2 10/2
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 15/1.015 3/.000 ··· ··· 16/.536 7/.000 8/.250 ··· 3/.000 4/.500 396/254 .322/.402/.588/.990 .739/1.141 .923 95/.977 4/0 21/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 12/.750 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 19/1.257 6/.334 4/3.500 ··· 1/no AB 5/1.000 500/347 .292/.370/.409/.779 .895/.729 .902 101/.541 14/4 8/3
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP 6/1.166 2/.000 ··· ··· 1/5.000 4/.250 3/.000 ··· 1/2.000 2/3.000 336/245 .263/.330/.451/.781 .581/.854 .863 71/.711 0/1 10/6
23.Snyder G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 38/13 .243/.263/.486/.750 1.080/.077 .821 16/.717 0/0 2/1
18.Victorino# G/S/vP ··· 11/.364 8/.625 3/.000 4/.750 3/1.667 1/no AB ··· 3/.000 5/.000 333/213 .286/.330/.421/.751 .826/.704 .778 83/.829 14/3 7/2
IP 66.2 43.1 61.0 29.1 47.1 22.0 32.2 8.1 30.2 49.1 TOTAL .273/.344/.440/.784 .724/.814 .812 .736 84/17 118/59
ERA-K/9 5.00/5.3 3.74/10.2 2.66/8.0 2.15/10.8 5.32/9.3 2.86/9.4 3.86/10.2 6.48/8.7 2.05/8.5 2.19/4.9 3.74/7.6

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Lavarnway (12-5-1)
 Saltalamacchia (56-13-5)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 290/.310 188/.272 247/.204 121/.262 203/.231 93/.225 149/.230 38/.324 123/.239 197/.222 .252  Victorino
 Gomes
 Nava
 Ellsbury
 Carp
0/3/75/7
62/0/3/5
45/1/49/4
0/102/0/3
29/0/2/0
OPS .797 .797 .606 .632 .768 .721 .730 1.071 .619 .586 .725
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 162/.781 86/.741 92/.610 46/.597 101/.952 39/.719 75/.742 17/1.537 72/.474 82/.689 .765
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 128/.818 102/.843 155/.604 75/.653 102/.594 54/.721 74/.718 21/.702 51/.814 115/.515 .698
Road 123/.823 95/.626 102/.668 65/.552 112/.884 45/1.012 74/.543 28/1.201 59/.463 100/.582
Last 28d days / 39/.447 49/.717 40/.693 42/.861 25/.470 33/.732 19/1.365 21/.638 37/.548
HR/SB/CS 7/1/0 8/0/0 6/2/2 1/4/0 10/1/0 3/2/2 4/2/0 3/0/0 3/2/0 2/1/1 117/30/13
Usage ·o·X···o ··X····X o···X··X o·o····X ·o·o···· o·X·X··X ··X····· oo···o·· ·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.