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Game Preview: DET @ BOS, 8:00pm, Saturday, October 12, 2013 @Fenway Park

Tigers, 93-69, 3-2 in postseason

SP: Anibal Sanchez (29, RHP, 14-8, 2.57)

2013 Gamelogs / 2013 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2013 RegS (14-8) 182.0 156 56 52 54 202 9 2.57
2012 RegS (9-13) 195.2 200 95 84 48 167 20 3.86
2011 RegS (8-9) 196.1 187 85 80 64 202 20 3.67
Last 7 GS 3-2 41.2 42 16 15 12 50 5 3.24 56
2013-10-07 OAK L 4.1 8 6 5 2 6 3 101 29
2013-09-28 @MIA ND 5.0 2 0 0 0 8 0 66 71
2013-09-22 CHW L 5.0 8 4 4 2 6 0 99 39
2013-09-17 SEA ND 6.1 6 2 2 2 10 1 125 61
2013-09-11 @CHW W 7.1 5 0 0 4 10 0 116 74
2013-09-06 @KCR W 7.0 7 1 1 1 5 0 98 63
2013-08-31 CLE W 6.2 6 3 3 1 5 1 106 54
Has never faced BOS as starter.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
Regular AND Postseason Totals
 Home:   52-31   Road:   44-40   ExtrInn: 6-13
 vsRHP:  69-48   vsLHP:  27-23   1-Run:  21-27
 vsEast: 17-15   vsCntrl:47-29   vsWest: 20-19 IL:12-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
  5 Thu, Oct 10  @OAK  W   3-0         -               
  4 Tue, Oct  8   OAK  W   8-6         -               
  3 Mon, Oct  7   OAK  L   3-6         -               
  2 Sat, Oct  5  @OAK  L   0-1         -               
  1 Fri, Oct  4  @OAK  W   3-2         -               
162 Sun, Sep 29  @MIA  L   0-1       93-69  1st  1.0 up
161 Sat, Sep 28  @MIA  L   1-2 (10)  93-68  1st  2.0 up
160 Fri, Sep 27  @MIA  L   2-3       93-67  1st  3.0 up
159 Wed, Sep 25  @MIN  W   1-0       93-66  1st  4.5 up
158 Tue, Sep 24  @MIN  W   4-2       92-66  1st  4.5 up

Regular Season Only
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:16-14
RedSox, 97-65, 3-1 in postseason

SP: Jon Lester (29, LHP, 15-8, 3.75)

2013 Gamelogs / 2013 Splits / vs. DET Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2013 RegS (15-8) 213.1 209 94 89 67 177 19 3.75
2012 RegS (9-14) 205.1 216 117 110 68 166 25 4.82
2011 RegS (15-9) 191.2 166 77 74 75 182 20 3.47
Last 7 GS 4-1 48.2 43 15 15 13 43 3 2.77 60
2013-10-04 TBR W 7.2 3 2 2 3 7 2 114 69
2013-09-28 @BAL ND 5.0 9 4 4 2 4 1 97 35
2013-09-20 TOR W 7.0 5 1 1 2 8 0 123 69
2013-09-14 NYY W 8.0 3 1 1 2 5 0 116 75
2013-09-08 @NYY ND 8.0 10 3 3 1 6 0 115 55
2013-09-03 DET W 7.0 8 1 1 0 9 0 111 66
2013-08-29 BAL L 6.0 5 3 3 3 4 0 112 51
Last 5 v.DET 2-1 32.1 44 15 15 8 30 4 4.18 49
2013-09-03 DET W 7.0 8 1 1 0 9 0 111 66
2013-06-21 @DET W 5.2 9 5 5 3 3 2 102 31
2012-05-30 DET ND 6.2 10 4 4 0 7 0 120 45
2012-04-05 @DET ND 7.0 6 1 1 3 4 0 107 62
2010-07-30 DET L 6.0 11 4 4 2 7 2 115 39
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
Regular AND Postseason Totals
 Home:   55-28   Road:   45-38   ExtrInn:10-6 
 vsRHP:  66-44   vsLHP:  34-22   1-Run:  21-22
 vsEast: 47-33   vsCntrl:19-15   vsWest: 20-12 IL:14-6 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
  4 Tue, Oct  8  @TBR  W   3-1         -               
  3 Mon, Oct  7  @TBR  L   4-5         -               
  2 Sat, Oct  5   TBR  W   7-4         -               
  1 Fri, Oct  4   TBR  W  12-2         -               
162 Sun, Sep 29  @BAL  L   6-7       97-65  1st  6.0 up
161 Sat, Sep 28  @BAL  L   5-6       97-64  1st  7.0 up
160 Fri, Sep 27  @BAL  W  12-3       97-63  1st  7.0 up
159 Wed, Sep 25  @COL  W  15-5       96-63  1st  6.5 up
158 Tue, Sep 24  @COL  L   3-8       95-63  1st  6.5 up
157 Sun, Sep 22   TOR  W   5-2       95-62  1st  8.0 up

Regular Season Only
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:20-10
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Wed, Sep 04, 2013 BOS 20  DET  4        W:Ryan Dempster (8-9), L: Rick Porcello (11-8), S: none
Tue, Sep 03, 2013 BOS  2  DET  1        W:Jon Lester (13-8), L: Max Scherzer (19-2), S: Koji Uehara (17)
Mon, Sep 02, 2013 DET  3 @BOS  0        W:Doug Fister (12-7), L: John Lackey (8-12), S: Jose Veras (21)
Sun, Jun 23, 2013 DET  7  BOS  5        W:Joaquin Benoit (2-0), L: Andrew Miller (0-2), S: none
Sat, Jun 22, 2013 DET 10  BOS  3        W:Max Scherzer (11-0), L: Allen Webster (0-2), S: none
Fri, Jun 21, 2013 BOS 10 @DET  6        W:Jon Lester (7-4), L: Doug Fister (6-5), S: none
Thu, Jun 20, 2013 DET  4  BOS  3        W:Drew Smyly (3-0), L: Andrew Bailey (3-1), S: none

Wed, Aug 01, 2012 DET  7 @BOS  5        W:Rick Porcello (8-6), L: Aaron Cook (2-5), S: Jose Valverde (21)
Tue, Jul 31, 2012 BOS  4  DET  1  (6)   W:Clayton Mortensen (1-0), L: Justin Verlander (11-7), S: Franklin Morales (1)
Mon, Jul 30, 2012 BOS  7  DET  3        W:Clay Buchholz (9-3), L: Max Scherzer (10-6), S: none

Regular and Postseason
Season Series: 2013 - DET over 4-3; 2012 - Tied 5-5; 2011 - BOS won 5-1; All-Time - BOS leads 1026-957

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

Batter vs. Pitcher Include Regular and Postseason Totals, All Others Just Regular Season

Tigers Batters (4.91 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.05 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 31.Lester*
G/S/vB
32.Breslow*
G/S/vB
46.Dempster
G/S/vB
22.Doubront*
G/S/vB
56.Morales*
G/S/vB
36.Tazawa
G/S/vB
19.Uehara
G/S/vB
67.Workman
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
13.Avila* G/S/vP 6/1.167 3/.000 3/.333 ··· 2/1.000 2/.500 3/.000 ··· 379/291 .227/.317/.376/.693 .455/.767 .601 71/.956 0/0 11/6
24.Cabrera G/S/vP 24/1.414 6/.533 5/.650 6/.500 3/.666 4/.833 5/2.600 1/.000 652/488 .348/.442/.636/1.078 1.210/1.035 1.074 82/.768 3/0 44/12
12.Dirks* G/S/vP 3/2.667 1/no AB 3/.000 2/.000 3/.666 ··· 1/.000 ··· 484/398 .256/.323/.363/.686 .631/.698 .637 64/.635 7/1 9/2
28.Fielder* G/S/vP 16/.580 4/.500 58/1.041 6/.000 8/.575 ··· 2/.000 1/.000 712/451 .279/.362/.457/.819 .819/.819 .797 94/.957 1/1 25/6
48.Hunter G/S/vP 32/1.102 10/1.611 14/1.288 4/.833 4/1.000 3/.666 13/.769 1/.000 652/464 .304/.334/.465/.800 .829/.788 .738 83/.756 3/2 17/3
1.Iglesias G/S/vP 3/1.000 ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 382/247 .303/.349/.386/.735 .769/.716 .732 43/.502 5/2 3/6
4.Infante G/S/vP 6/.666 1/.000 16/.875 8/.929 2/2.500 3/.000 ··· ··· 476/322 .318/.345/.450/.795 .831/.778 .735 83/.775 5/2 10/10
14.Jackson G/S/vP 15/.690 3/2.333 3/.666 3/3.000 2/.000 1/.000 6/1.000 1/.000 614/429 .272/.337/.417/.754 .681/.784 .777 106/.682 8/4 12/2
32.Kelly* G/S/vP ··· ··· 3/.666 ··· 2/.500 ··· 1/5.000 ··· 251/194 .222/.309/.343/.652 .574/.674 .588 35/.442 2/0 6/2
41.Martinez# G/S/vP 16/1.286 9/.555 7/.715 3/.000 3/1.667 ··· 3/.000 ··· 668/424 .301/.355/.430/.785 .735/.813 .750 86/.903 0/2 14/0
55.Pena# G/S/vP 17/.883 1/.000 4/.583 3/.666 1/.000 ··· 3/.000 ··· 243/133 .297/.315/.397/.713 .608/.801 .760 17/.294 0/2 4/3
27.Peralta G/S/vP 32/.999 8/.000 1/no AB 4/.250 5/.933 2/.500 5/.600 ··· 448/312 .303/.358/.457/.815 .964/.750 .705 12/.583 3/3 11/4
26.Perez G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 71/35 .197/.217/.227/.445 .501/.388 .461 10/.200 1/0 0/2
39.Santiago# G/S/vP 3/.000 9/.347 5/.000 ··· ··· 3/.000 4/.500 1/2.000 234/174 .224/.298/.288/.586 .591/.584 .560 54/.536 0/1 1/2
IP 213.1 59.2 171.1 162.1 25.1 68.1 74.1 41.2 TOTAL .283/.346/.434/.780 .764/.788 .742 .718 35/20 176/76
ERA-K/9 3.75/7.5 1.81/5.0 4.57/8.2 4.32/7.7 4.62/7.5 3.16/9.5 1.09/12.2 4.97/10.1 3.79/8.0

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Avila (73-15-9)
 Martinez (1-0-0)
 Pena (42-13-5)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 903/.253 237/.228 754/.256 705/.261 112/.255 284/.265 265/.130 180/.272 .248  Hunter
 Dirks
 Jackson
 Kelly
 Peralta
0/0/143/9
116/4/15/7
0/129/0/5
38/25/22/0
3/0/0/0
OPS .703 .635 .774 .729 .737 .741 .400 .751 .710
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 198/.670 102/.704 412/.704 192/.648 42/.446 129/.790 136/.340 101/.720 .678
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 705/.712 135/.581 342/.856 513/.760 70/.925 155/.700 129/.462 79/.791 .736
Home 356/.659 119/.764 496/.756 381/.652 49/.705 129/.742 137/.454 81/.617
Last 28d days 117/.629 38/.388 85/.730 57/.937 32/.563 34/.853 40/.279 34/.805
HR/SB/CS 19/12/4 3/1/3 26/16/1 13/15/5 2/1/1 9/3/2 5/1/1 5/10/2 156/133/43
Usage ·······X ···Xo·X· ·······o ········ ····o··· ···oo·oo ···Xo·o· ····o···
RedSox Batters (5.27 RS/G) vs. Tigers Pitchers (3.85 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 19.Sanchez
G/S/vB
62.Alburquerque
G/S/vB
52.Alvarez*
G/S/vB
53.Benoit
G/S/vB
40.Coke*
G/S/vB
21.Porcello
G/S/vB
33.Smyly*
G/S/vB
31.Veras
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
50.Berry* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 9/7 .625/.667/1.000/1.667 2.000/1.571 2.000 9/1.667 3/0 1/0
72.Bogaerts G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 50/32 .250/.320/.364/.684 1.089/.463 .606 30/.700 1/0 1/0
37.Carp* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· 243/215 .296/.362/.523/.885 .745/.904 .854 40/.816 1/0 9/2
7.Drew* G/S/vP 23/.654 3/.333 ··· 4/.500 7/1.371 6/1.500 1/.000 3/.666 501/334 .253/.333/.443/.777 .585/.876 .859 79/.868 6/0 13/8
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP ··· 3/.333 3/1.167 3/.000 11/.182 11/2.127 3/.666 3/1.000 636/399 .298/.355/.426/.781 .641/.863 .790 23/.984 52/4 9/3
5.Gomes G/S/vP 5/.900 ··· 2/.000 8/.536 1/2.000 ··· 2/.000 7/.286 366/176 .247/.344/.426/.771 .795/.745 .725 50/.889 1/0 13/1
16.Middlebrooks G/S/vP ··· 1/5.000 2/.000 2/1.000 1/5.000 5/.400 4/1.250 ··· 374/255 .227/.271/.425/.696 .782/.656 .634 83/.753 3/1 17/10
12.Napoli G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 2/1.000 7/1.229 8/.542 17/.916 7/.000 5/1.400 578/400 .259/.360/.482/.842 .899/.816 .817 74/1.241 1/1 23/6
29.Nava# G/S/vP ··· 1/5.000 ··· 3/.000 2/.000 3/1.167 3/1.000 1/3.000 536/397 .303/.385/.445/.831 .647/.894 .853 86/.852 0/2 12/4
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 3/4.333 3/2.500 3/1.666 26/.658 20/.317 7/1.000 4/2.250 3/.333 600/384 .309/.395/.564/.959 .733/1.092 .931 97/1.036 4/0 30/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP ··· 4/.000 3/.000 11/1.101 9/1.127 12/.550 2/1.000 5/.400 724/504 .301/.372/.415/.787 .937/.722 .867 96/.755 17/5 9/5
3.Ross G/S/vP 12/.705 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 2/1.000 ··· 1/.000 116/55 .216/.298/.382/.681 .804/.544 .683 25/.708 1/0 4/1
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 3/.000 4/.833 4/.000 ··· 5/.600 470/334 .273/.338/.466/.804 .628/.873 .836 48/1.042 4/1 14/6
18.Victorino# G/S/vP 47/.624 3/.333 3/.333 1/2.000 1/no AB 3/1.167 2/1.500 5/1.600 532/229 .294/.351/.451/.801 .861/.706 .850 70/.873 21/3 15/3
IP 182.0 49.0 38.2 67.0 38.1 177.0 76.0 62.2 TOTAL .277/.349/.446/.795 .751/.818 .819 .882 123/19 178/80
ERA-K/9 2.57/10.0 4.59/12.9 5.82/7.2 2.01/9.8 5.40/7.0 4.32/7.2 2.37/9.6 3.02/8.6 3.61/8.8

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Ross (19-13-2)
 Saltalamacchia (89-24-7)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 746/.229 220/.213 172/.280 265/.197 177/.291 736/.270 303/.219 254/.199 .247  Victorino
 Gomes
 Nava
 Ellsbury
 Berry
 Carp
0/15/110/10
98/0/4/5
63/1/69/5
0/134/0/3
4/3/4/0
41/0/2/0
OPS .616 .674 .866 .575 .809 .709 .601 .605 .681
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 407/.676 93/.662 53/.851 151/.514 88/.760 381/.814 129/.471 131/.689 .691
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 339/.544 127/.683 119/.872 114/.658 89/.860 355/.599 174/.699 123/.516 .670
Road 368/.625 92/.769 49/.778 132/.512 87/.798 362/.705 162/.600 107/.623
Last 28d days 127/.636 36/.597 39/.751 44/.473 16/1.261 119/.685 30/.707 23/.698
HR/SB/CS 9/25/1 5/3/0 7/3/0 5/10/0 3/0/1 18/12/5 4/8/2 6/7/0 128/128/29
Usage ····X··· ······X· ····X··· ·X·X···X ········ ······o· ······Xo ····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.