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Game Preview: BOS @ CLE, 7:05pm, Thursday, April 18, 2013 @Progressive Field

RedSox, 10-4, 10-4 1st, 1½ up

SP: Jon Lester (29, LHP, 2-0, 1.42)

2013 Gamelogs / 2013 Splits / vs. CLE Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2013 (2-0) 19.0 15 3 3 3 18 0 1.42
2012 (9-14) 205.1 216 117 110 68 166 25 4.82
2011 (15-9) 191.2 166 77 74 75 182 20 3.47
Last 7 GS 2-3 44.0 39 14 13 9 34 3 2.66 58
2013-04-13 TBR ND 7.0 5 1 1 1 5 0 100 67
2013-04-07 @TOR W 7.0 5 0 0 0 6 0 100 73
2013-04-01 @NYY W 5.0 5 2 2 2 7 0 96 54
2012-10-02 @NYY ND 5.0 8 1 0 1 1 0 83 49
2012-09-26 TBR L 6.0 4 3 3 1 5 2 97 56
2012-09-21 BAL L 7.0 8 4 4 3 3 0 112 45
2012-09-16 @TOR L 7.0 4 3 3 1 7 1 101 63
Last 5 v.CLE 2-1 30.0 25 11 9 9 40 1 2.70 60
2012-08-12 @CLE W 6.0 3 1 1 2 12 0 101 72
2011-05-25 @CLE W 6.0 3 0 0 1 7 0 97 72
2011-04-07 @CLE ND 7.0 3 0 0 3 9 0 109 77
2010-08-04 CLE L 5.0 7 4 2 2 4 1 98 43
2010-06-10 @CLE ND 6.0 9 6 6 1 8 0 109 37
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    4-2    Road:    6-2    ExtrInn: 1-0 
 vsRHP:   7-2    vsLHP:   3-2    1-Run:   2-1 
 vsEast:  8-4    vsCntrl: 2-0    vsWest:  0-0  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 14 Wed, Apr 17  @CLE  W   6-3       10-4   1st  1.5 up
 13 Tue, Apr 16  @CLE  W   7-2        9-4   1st  1.5 up
 12 Mon, Apr 15   TBR  W   3-2        8-4   1st  1.5 up
 11 Sun, Apr 14   TBR  W   5-0        7-4   1st  1.0 up
 10 Sat, Apr 13   TBR  W   2-1 (10)   6-4   1st  0.5 up
  9 Thu, Apr 11   BAL  L   2-3        5-4   1st    Tied
  8 Wed, Apr 10   BAL  L   5-8        5-3   1st  1.0 up
  7 Mon, Apr  8   BAL  W   3-1        5-2   1st  2.0 up
  6 Sun, Apr  7  @TOR  W  13-0        4-2   1st  1.0 up
  5 Sat, Apr  6  @TOR  L   0-5        3-2   1st    Tied
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:10-4    Last 30:10-4 
Indians, 5-8, 5-8 5th, 3½ GB, 3½ GB in WC

SP: Zach McAllister (25, RHP, 1-1, 2.19)

2013 Gamelogs / 2013 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2013 (1-1) 12.1 11 7 3 0 9 0 2.19
2012 (6-8) 125.1 133 78 59 38 110 19 4.24
2011 (0-1) 17.2 26 16 12 7 14 1 6.11
Last 7 GS 2-3 38.1 38 20 15 9 28 3 3.52 51
2013-04-13 CHW W 6.1 5 3 1 0 6 0 89 61
2013-04-05 @TBR L 6.0 6 4 2 0 3 0 103 51
2012-09-30 KCR W 6.2 5 3 3 2 2 1 106 52
2012-09-24 @CHW ND 6.0 4 2 2 2 7 1 92 61
2012-09-19 MIN L 4.1 8 4 4 2 3 1 91 32
2012-09-13 @TEX ND 6.0 8 2 1 0 6 0 87 56
2012-09-08 @MIN L 3.0 2 2 2 3 1 0 87 45
Last 5 v.BOS 1-1 15.0 11 6 6 0 12 1 3.60 63
2012-08-11 BOS W 8.0 3 2 2 0 4 0 100 72
2012-05-12 @BOS L 7.0 8 4 4 0 8 1 112 53
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    2-5    Road:    3-3    ExtrInn: 1-0 
 vsRHP:   2-4    vsLHP:   3-4    1-Run:   2-0 
 vsEast:  3-7    vsCntrl: 2-1    vsWest:  0-0  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 13 Wed, Apr 17   BOS  L   3-6        5-8   5th  3.5 gb
 12 Tue, Apr 16   BOS  L   2-7        5-7   4th  2.5 gb
 11 Sun, Apr 14   CHW  L   1-3        5-6   3rd  1.5 gb
 10 Sat, Apr 13   CHW  W   9-4        5-5   3rd  0.5 gb
  9 Fri, Apr 12   CHW  W   1-0        4-5   3rd  1.5 gb
  8 Tue, Apr  9   NYY  L   1-14       3-5   5th  2.0 gb
  7 Mon, Apr  8   NYY  L   6-11       3-4   5th  1.5 gb
  6 Sun, Apr  7  @TBR  W  13-0        3-3   3rd  1.0 gb
  5 Sat, Apr  6  @TBR  L   0-6        2-3   4th  1.0 gb
  4 Fri, Apr  5  @TBR  L   0-4        2-2   1st    Tied
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 5-8    Last 30: 5-8 
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Wed, Apr 17, 2013 BOS  6 @CLE  3        W:Alfredo Aceves (1-0), L: Justin Masterson (3-1), S: Andrew Bailey (1)
Tue, Apr 16, 2013 BOS  7 @CLE  2        W:Felix Doubront (1-0), L: Ubaldo Jimenez (0-2), S: none

Sun, Aug 12, 2012 BOS 14 @CLE  1        W:Jon Lester (6-10), L: Corey Kluber (0-1), S: none
Sat, Aug 11, 2012 CLE  5  BOS  2        W:Zach McAllister (5-4), L: Franklin Morales (3-3), S: Chris Perez (31)
Fri, Aug 10, 2012 BOS  3 @CLE  2        W:Clay Buchholz (10-3), L: Chris Seddon (0-1), S: none
Thu, Aug 09, 2012 CLE  5  BOS  3        W:Ubaldo Jimenez (9-11), L: Felix Doubront (10-6), S: Chris Perez (30)
Sun, May 13, 2012 BOS 12  CLE  1        W:Daniel Bard (3-4), L: Justin Masterson (1-3), S: none
Sat, May 12, 2012 BOS  4  CLE  1        W:Felix Doubront (3-1), L: Zach McAllister (1-1), S: Alfredo Aceves (7)
Fri, May 11, 2012 BOS  7  CLE  5        W:Clay Buchholz (4-1), L: Ubaldo Jimenez (3-3), S: Alfredo Aceves (6)
Thu, May 10, 2012 CLE  8 @BOS  3        W:Derek Lowe (5-1), L: Josh Beckett (2-4), S: none
Season Series: 2013 - BOS over 2-0; 2012 - BOS won 5-3; 2011 - CLE won 6-4; All-Time - CLE leads 1024-965

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

For the 2012 season

NOTE: Team stats shown are for the 2013 season. Player Stats for the 2012 season. We will switch to 2013 stats on May 1st.

RedSox Batters (4.93 RS/G) vs. Indians Pitchers (5.23 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 34.McAllister
G/S/vB
37.Allen
G/S/vB
50.Hagadone*
G/S/vB
53.Hill*
G/S/vB
28.Kluber
G/S/vB
54.Perez
G/S/vB
52.Pestano
G/S/vB
27.Shaw
G/S/vB
38.Smith
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
44.Bradley* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· / /// / 38/.392 / /
37.Carp* G/S/vP 5/1.400 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 189/145 .213/.312/.341/.654 .722/.631 .614 6/1.667 1/0 5/2
23.Ciriaco G/S/vP 2/.000 1/.000 1/.000 1/no AB ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 272/190 .293/.315/.390/.705 .764/.678 .614 11/.739 16/3 2/9
7.Drew* G/S/vP 3/.667 2/.000 ··· 4/.833 3/.000 1/4.000 3/1.000 ··· 2/.500 327/231 .223/.309/.348/.657 .563/.697 .668 23/.419 1/2 7/8
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 3/2.000 2/.000 1/.000 4/1.750 2/1.000 4/.750 3/1.167 ··· 4/1.833 323/213 .271/.313/.370/.682 .648/.701 .601 67/.745 14/3 4/3
5.Gomes G/S/vP 3/.000 2/2.000 1/no AB 2/.000 ··· 7/.000 1/.000 ··· 5/.933 333/137 .262/.377/.491/.868 .974/.715 .987 30/.671 3/1 18/2
16.Middlebrooks G/S/vP 3/.000 2/.000 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 1/.000 1/.000 286/186 .288/.325/.509/.835 .906/.798 .826 59/.657 4/1 15/9
12.Napoli G/S/vP ··· 2/1.500 1/.000 3/.667 1/3.000 4/.000 2/.000 1/.000 6/.167 417/285 .227/.343/.469/.812 .706/.861 .839 61/.729 1/0 24/7
29.Nava# G/S/vP 3/1.334 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 2/.500 ··· ··· 317/222 .243/.352/.390/.742 .613/.797 .667 42/1.046 3/0 6/2
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 7/.715 2/2.000 1/.000 3/1.000 3/1.000 6/1.000 3/.000 1/.000 3/.666 623/437 .290/.347/.449/.797 .848/.775 .764 63/.765 20/6 15/5
3.Ross G/S/vP ··· 2/1.000 ··· 14/.297 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 196/108 .256/.321/.449/.770 .712/.818 .762 16/.650 1/0 9/2
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP 6/.500 1/.000 ··· 5/.000 2/.000 1/.000 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 448/391 .222/.288/.454/.742 .494/.779 .723 40/.811 0/1 25/7
18.Victorino# G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 1/no AB 11/.614 1/2.000 2/.000 ··· 1/no AB 1/no AB 666/472 .255/.321/.383/.704 .906/.629 .714 63/.755 39/6 11/2
IP 125.1 29.0 25.1 19.2 63.0 57.2 70.0 59.1 67.0 TOTAL .258/.336/.411/.747 .552/.837 .830 .747 12/5 13/2
ERA-K/9 4.24/7.9 3.72/8.4 6.39/9.2 1.83/9.6 5.14/7.7 3.59/9.2 2.57/9.8 3.49/6.2 2.96/7.1 4.73/8.0

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Napoli (42-11-8)
 Ross (19-15-4)
 Saltalamacchia (80-18-6)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 543/.268 126/.266 116/.263 83/.236 281/.295 242/.222 286/.207 252/.273 278/.213 .247  Victorino
 Nava
 Ellsbury
 Carp
 Gomes
 Ciriaco
48/109/1/9
76/0/4/5
0/73/0/2
24/0/0/1
39/0/3/1
2/3/2/0
OPS .767 .710 .778 .685 .834 .652 .631 .747 .594 .761
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 301/.724 59/.776 50/.575 47/.674 162/.860 130/.538 158/.752 125/.863 111/.585 .821
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 242/.820 67/.654 66/.936 36/.697 119/.801 112/.780 128/.487 127/.630 167/.600 .697
Home 327/.832 79/.625 71/.774 53/.623 168/.797 145/.675 155/.635 138/.917 146/.584
Last 28d days 51/.535 37/.905 11/.182 17/.584 5/1.400 16/.783 20/.583 20/.450 17/.313
HR/SB/CS 19/18/1 2/2/2 4/4/1 0/5/1 9/15/3 6/3/0 7/4/2 4/3/3 4/2/2 19/6/4
Usage ····X··· ·X······ ·X··o··· XX······ o······· ···o···· o··X···· ·X·oo··· o···X···

NOTE: Team stats shown are for the 2013 season. Player Stats for the 2012 season. We will switch to 2013 stats on May 1st.

Indians Batters (3.92 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (2.79 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 31.Lester*
G/S/vB
91.Aceves
G/S/vB
40.Bailey
G/S/vB
30.Miller*
G/S/vB
59.Mortensen
G/S/vB
36.Tazawa
G/S/vB
19.Uehara
G/S/vB
63.Wilson
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
4.Aviles G/S/vP 5/.200 2/1.000 1/2.000 2/2.500 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 1/.000 546/388 .250/.282/.381/.663 .753/.626 .684 22/.673 14/6 13/15
23.Brantley* G/S/vP 5/.400 5/.650 1/.000 3/1.333 4/.500 2/.000 4/.000 1/.000 609/407 .288/.348/.402/.750 .680/.785 .682 49/.653 12/9 6/1
13.Cabrera# G/S/vP 18/.536 6/.167 1/.000 3/1.167 2/.000 2/.000 3/.333 1/.000 616/414 .270/.338/.423/.762 .796/.745 .771 57/.451 9/4 16/19
8.Chisenhall* G/S/vP ··· 2/2.000 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 1/3.000 1/.000 151/112 .268/.311/.430/.741 .442/.848 .923 41/.545 2/1 5/6
25.Giambi* G/S/vP 6/.833 3/1.666 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 113/83 .225/.372/.303/.675 .848/.599 .799 8/.625 0/0 1/0
10.Gomes G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 111/62 .204/.264/.367/.631 .701/.567 .835 14/.357 0/0 4/1
22.Kipnis* G/S/vP ··· 2/1.000 ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 672/431 .257/.335/.379/.714 .581/.787 .663 35/.390 31/7 14/6
46.Phelps# G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 34/24 .212/.235/.303/.538 1.100/.297 .667 5/.000 0/0 1/0
9.Raburn G/S/vP 6/.666 ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.500 1/.000 4/1.750 ··· 222/124 .171/.226/.254/.480 .477/.482 .389 24/.725 1/1 1/4
12.Reynolds G/S/vP 16/1.053 17/1.279 6/.666 13/1.442 6/2.167 3/1.000 2/.000 1/no AB 538/396 .221/.335/.429/.763 .722/.778 .761 49/.965 1/3 23/11
41.Santana# G/S/vP 6/.583 6/.333 1/.000 2/.500 5/.400 2/.500 7/.429 ··· 609/403 .252/.365/.420/.785 .808/.772 .818 39/1.184 3/5 18/9
11.Stubbs G/S/vP ··· 2/3.000 2/.500 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 2/.000 1/2.000 544/395 .213/.277/.333/.610 .788/.541 .629 45/.582 30/7 14/5
33.Swisher# G/S/vP 57/1.016 15/1.450 7/1.571 3/.666 5/2.467 7/.715 6/1.166 ··· 624/402 .272/.364/.473/.837 .769/.873 .834 55/.914 2/3 24/6
IP 205.1 84.0 15.1 40.1 42.0 44.0 36.0 TOTAL .231/.308/.408/.716 .741/.695 .667 .716 4/1 17/11
ERA-K/9 4.82/7.3 5.36/8.0 7.04/8.2 3.35/11.4 3.21/8.8 1.43/9.2 1.75/10.8 /0.0 2.66/10.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Gomes (0-0-0)
 Santana (70-25-10)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 876/.273 361/.254 74/.318 169/.194 173/.212 172/.227 130/.160 / .211  Brantley
 Stubbs
 Swisher
 Raburn
 Santana
 Gomes
0/144/0/5
0/135/0/5
0/0/109/4
30/0/22/2
1/0/0/0
4/0/0/0
OPS .773 .748 .862 .588 .691 .558 .466 .645
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 231/.738 190/.814 38/1.084 102/.429 82/.660 67/.519 71/.545 / .608
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 645/.785 171/.677 36/.636 67/.829 91/.714 105/.583 59/.369 / .677
Road 398/.657 188/.665 40/.993 89/.618 74/.714 71/.551 57/.690 /
Last 28d days 76/.486 67/1.015 24/.390 11/.597 29/.563 28/.643 21/.195 10/.425
HR/SB/CS 25/13/3 11/6/1 2/1/1 3/0/0 7/4/2 1/4/1 4/1/0 // 16/10/2
Usage ····X··· X·····X· X·X·o··X ···o··oo ·X····X· X···o·Xo o·o·o·oo ·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.