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Game Preview: STL @ BOS, 7:30pm, Wednesday, October 23, 2013 @Fenway Park

Cardinals, 97-65, 7-4 in postseason

SP: Adam Wainwright (31, RHP, 19-9, 2.94)

2013 Gamelogs / 2013 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2013 RegS (19-9) 241.2 223 83 79 35 219 15 2.94
2012 RegS (14-13) 198.2 196 96 87 52 184 15 3.94
2010 RegS (20-11) 230.1 186 68 62 56 213 15 2.42
Last 7 GS 5-1 51.0 42 11 11 5 44 3 1.94 65
2013-10-14 @LAD L 7.0 6 2 2 0 5 0 91 62
2013-10-09 PIT W 9.0 8 1 1 1 6 0 107 72
2013-10-03 PIT W 7.0 3 1 1 0 9 1 105 76
2013-09-28 CHC W 5.1 2 0 0 1 5 0 72 68
2013-09-23 WSN W 7.0 7 3 3 0 5 1 112 56
2013-09-18 @COL W 7.2 10 3 3 1 8 0 121 54
2013-09-13 SEA ND 8.0 6 1 1 2 6 1 114 70
Has never faced BOS as starter.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
Regular AND Postseason Totals
 Home:   59-28   Road:   45-41   ExtrInn: 7-6 
 vsRHP:  83-44   vsLHP:  21-25   1-Run:  23-16
 vsEast: 23-10   vsCntrl:49-32   vsWest: 22-17 IL:10-10

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 11 Fri, Oct 18   LAD  W   9-0         -               
 10 Wed, Oct 16  @LAD  L   4-6         -               
  9 Tue, Oct 15  @LAD  W   4-2         -               
  8 Mon, Oct 14  @LAD  L   0-3         -               
  7 Sat, Oct 12   LAD  W   1-0         -               
  6 Fri, Oct 11   LAD  W   3-2 (13)    -               
  5 Wed, Oct  9   PIT  W   6-1         -               
  4 Mon, Oct  7  @PIT  W   2-1         -               
  3 Sun, Oct  6  @PIT  L   3-5         -               
  2 Fri, Oct  4   PIT  L   1-7         -               

Regular Season Only
 Last 10: 8-2    Last 20:15-5    Last 30:19-11
RedSox, 97-65, 7-3 in postseason

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

2013 Gamelogs / 2013 Splits / vs. STL 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 47.1 43 14 14 14 37 3 2.66 58
2013-10-17 @DET W 5.1 7 2 2 3 3 0 98 46
2013-10-12 DET L 6.1 6 1 1 1 4 0 109 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
Last 5 v.STL 0-0 7.1 9 2 2 1 3 0 2.45 54
2008-06-22 STL ND 7.1 9 2 2 1 3 0 101 54
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
Regular AND Postseason Totals
 Home:   57-29   Road:   47-39   ExtrInn:10-6 
 vsRHP:  70-46   vsLHP:  34-22   1-Run:  24-23
 vsEast: 47-33   vsCntrl:23-17   vsWest: 20-12 IL:14-6 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 10 Sat, Oct 19   DET  W   5-2         -               
  9 Thu, Oct 17  @DET  W   4-3         -               
  8 Wed, Oct 16  @DET  L   3-7         -               
  7 Tue, Oct 15  @DET  W   1-0         -               
  6 Sun, Oct 13   DET  W   6-5         -               
  5 Sat, Oct 12   DET  L   0-1         -               
  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         -               

Regular Season Only
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:20-10
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sun, Jun 22, 2008 BOS  5  STL  3 (13)   W:Javier Lopez (2-0), L: Mike Parisi (0-3), S: none
Sat, Jun 21, 2008 STL  9 @BOS  3        W:Mitchell Boggs (2-0), L: Daisuke Matsuzaka (8-1), S: none
Fri, Jun 20, 2008 STL  5 @BOS  4        W:Kyle Lohse (9-2), L: Tim Wakefield (4-5), S: Ryan Franklin (10)
Wed, Jun 08, 2005 BOS  4 @STL  0        W:David Wells (4-4), L: Chris Carpenter (8-4), S: none
Tue, Jun 07, 2005 STL  9  BOS  2        W:Jeff Suppan (5-5), L: Matt Clement (6-1), S: none
Mon, Jun 06, 2005 STL  7  BOS  1        W:Matt Morris (7-0), L: Tim Wakefield (4-6), S: none
Thu, Jun 12, 2003 STL  8 @BOS  7 (13)   W:Esteban Yan (2-1), L: Ramiro Mendoza (1-3), S: none
Wed, Jun 11, 2003 BOS 13  STL  1        W:John Burkett (4-3), L: Brett Tomko (2-5), S: none
Tue, Jun 10, 2003 STL  9 @BOS  7        W:Steve Kline (3-4), L: Brandon Lyon (2-3), S: Cal Eldred (8)

Regular and Postseason
Season Series: 2013 -  0-0; 2012 -  0-0; 2011 -  0-0; All-Time - STL leads 14-13

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

Cardinals Batters (4.83 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
53.Adams* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 319/267 .284/.335/.503/.839 .654/.876 .806 93/.984 0/1 17/2
3.Beltran# G/S/vP 3/2.000 ··· 19/1.246 ··· 1/5.000 ··· 3/.666 ··· 600/429 .296/.339/.491/.830 .729/.871 .826 96/.648 2/1 24/5
13.Carpenter* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 717/495 .318/.392/.481/.873 .820/.897 .775 114/.968 3/3 11/12
56.Chambers* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 29/24 .154/.241/.192/.434 .000/.530 .417 14/.368 0/1 0/1
48.Cruz G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 129/95 .203/.240/.293/.533 .235/.643 .626 24/.417 0/0 1/1
33.Descalso* G/S/vP ··· ··· 6/.900 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 358/292 .238/.290/.366/.656 .529/.684 .702 69/.628 6/3 5/14
23.Freese G/S/vP ··· ··· 15/.583 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 521/385 .262/.340/.381/.721 .811/.689 .792 80/.791 1/2 9/11
7.Holliday G/S/vP 6/.666 2/1.000 27/.777 ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· 602/458 .300/.389/.490/.879 .799/.903 .790 90/1.179 6/1 22/1
19.Jay* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 21/.633 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 628/491 .276/.351/.370/.721 .620/.749 .711 97/.774 10/5 7/1
38.Kozma G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 448/305 .217/.275/.273/.548 .536/.554 .594 38/.685 3/1 1/9
4.Molina G/S/vP 3/.000 1/.000 50/.910 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 541/426 .319/.359/.477/.836 .883/.823 .855 87/.783 3/2 12/4
43.Robinson G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 171/77 .250/.345/.319/.664 .598/.746 .686 42/.390 5/1 2/3
16.Wong* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 62/55 .153/.194/.169/.363 .000/.410 .451 25/.330 3/0 0/0
IP 213.1 59.2 171.1 162.1 25.1 68.1 74.1 41.2 TOTAL .269/.332/.401/.733 .672/.755 .728 .753 45/22 125/75
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)
 Cruz (12-6-2)
 Molina (26-20-3)

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  Beltran
 Jay
 Holliday
 Carpenter
 Kozma
 Robinson
 Chambers
0/0/137/4
0/152/0/4
136/0/0/2
0/0/2/1
1/0/0/0
26/27/34/0
11/0/6/0
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·· ···o·o·o ······o· ······X· ···o··o· ···o·X·o ···o·X·X ···X··X·
RedSox Batters (5.27 RS/G) vs. Cardinals Pitchers (3.68 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 50.Wainwright
G/S/vB
34.Axford
G/S/vB
36.Choate*
G/S/vB
58.Kelly
G/S/vB
31.Lynn
G/S/vB
61.Maness
G/S/vB
62.Martinez
G/S/vB
44.Mujica
G/S/vB
26.Rosenthal
G/S/vB
46.Siegrist*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
50.Berry* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/.666 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 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 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 243/215 .296/.362/.523/.885 .745/.904 .854 40/.816 1/0 9/2
7.Drew* G/S/vP 21/.348 4/.250 4/.000 3/1.333 1/.000 ··· ··· 17/.364 ··· ··· 501/334 .253/.333/.443/.777 .585/.876 .859 79/.868 6/0 13/8
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 636/399 .298/.355/.426/.781 .641/.863 .790 23/.984 52/4 9/3
5.Gomes G/S/vP 11/.873 3/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 4/2.250 ··· ··· 366/176 .247/.344/.426/.771 .795/.745 .725 50/.889 1/0 13/1
16.Middlebrooks G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/5.000 ··· ··· 374/255 .227/.271/.425/.696 .782/.656 .634 83/.753 3/1 17/10
12.Napoli G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 2/2.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 578/400 .259/.360/.482/.842 .899/.816 .817 74/1.241 1/1 23/6
29.Nava# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/2.500 ··· ··· 536/397 .303/.385/.445/.831 .647/.894 .853 86/.852 0/2 12/4
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP ··· ··· 10/.844 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 600/384 .309/.395/.564/.959 .733/1.092 .931 97/1.036 4/0 30/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP ··· ··· 3/.666 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 724/504 .301/.372/.415/.787 .937/.722 .867 96/.755 17/5 9/5
3.Ross G/S/vP 12/.795 1/.000 3/.000 ··· 4/.750 ··· ··· 4/.000 ··· ··· 116/55 .216/.298/.382/.681 .804/.544 .683 25/.708 1/0 4/1
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 2/1.500 ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.500 ··· ··· 470/334 .273/.338/.466/.804 .628/.873 .836 48/1.042 4/1 14/6
18.Victorino# G/S/vP 23/.670 4/.250 1/.000 3/.333 2/1.000 ··· ··· 7/.286 1/.000 ··· 532/229 .294/.351/.451/.801 .861/.706 .850 70/.873 21/3 15/3
IP 241.2 65.0 35.1 124.0 201.2 62.0 28.1 64.2 75.1 39.2 TOTAL .277/.349/.446/.795 .751/.818 .819 .882 123/19 178/80
ERA-K/9 2.94/8.2 4.02/9.0 2.29/7.1 2.69/5.7 3.97/8.8 2.32/5.1 5.08/7.6 2.78/6.4 2.63/12.9 0.45/11.3 3.43/7.7

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

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 956/.248 289/.285 141/.208 532/.259 856/.252 249/.281 124/.282 255/.245 311/.223 152/.128 .249  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 .636 .796 .537 .694 .701 .725 .704 .674 .608 .432 .680
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 476/.631 131/.838 99/.492 235/.691 380/.765 79/.726 51/.764 114/.659 137/.586 79/.388 .696
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 480/.639 158/.761 42/.635 297/.696 476/.652 170/.724 73/.661 141/.687 174/.626 73/.479 .667
Road 493/.698 139/.845 70/.523 258/.662 442/.758 119/.754 45/.611 126/.844 146/.664 73/.436
Last 28d days 134/.544 37/.704 18/.353 123/.666 124/.666 30/.695 42/.600 34/1.513 46/.484 37/.500
HR/SB/CS 15/3/3 10/3/2 0/1/0 10/2/1 14/7/7 4/2/0 1/1/1 9/2/2 4/0/2 1/0/1 112/39/26
Usage ········ ······o· ······o· ······X· ·······X ·······o ····o··X ······o· ····o··o ······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.