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Game Preview: BOS @ DET, 7:08pm, Thursday, June 20, 2013 @Comerica Park

RedSox, 44-30, 44-30 1st, 1½ up

SP: John Lackey (34, RHP, 4-5, 3.08)

2013 Gamelogs / 2013 Splits / vs. DET Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2013 (4-5) 64.1 62 28 22 16 56 9 3.08
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 3-2 42.0 40 17 15 9 32 6 3.21 54
2013-06-15 @BAL W 7.0 7 2 2 1 4 0 101 58
2013-06-10 @TBR ND 5.2 10 4 4 1 2 2 93 34
2013-06-05 TEX ND 6.0 5 1 1 0 5 1 108 63
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
Last 5 v.DET 2-2 33.0 31 17 17 14 25 7 4.64 51
2010-05-16 @DET L 7.0 9 5 5 4 4 1 123 39
2009-08-25 DET L 6.0 11 5 5 1 6 2 117 35
2007-05-22 @DET W 5.0 3 1 1 4 3 1 101 56
2006-04-26 DET W 8.0 1 0 0 5 8 0 117 83
2005-09-16 DET ND 7.0 7 6 6 0 4 3 94 43
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   23-15   Road:   21-15   ExtrInn: 4-2 
 vsRHP:  30-20   vsLHP:  14-10   1-Run:  10-7 
 vsEast: 20-14   vsCntrl:12-8    vsWest: 10-6  IL: 2-2 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 74 Wed, Jun 19   TBR  L   2-6       44-30  1st  1.5 up
 73 Tue, Jun 18   TBR  W   3-1       44-29  1st  2.5 up
 72 Tue, Jun 18   TBR  W   5-1       43-29  1st  2.5 up
 71 Sun, Jun 16  @BAL  L   3-6       42-29  1st  1.5 up
 70 Sat, Jun 15  @BAL  W   5-4       42-28  1st  2.5 up
 69 Fri, Jun 14  @BAL  L   0-2       41-28  1st  1.5 up
 68 Thu, Jun 13  @BAL  L   4-5 (13)  41-27  1st  2.5 up
 67 Wed, Jun 12  @TBR  W   2-1       41-26  1st  3.0 up
 66 Tue, Jun 11  @TBR  L   3-8       40-26  1st  2.0 up
 65 Mon, Jun 10  @TBR  W  10-8 (14)  40-25  1st  2.0 up
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:17-13
Tigers, 39-31, 39-31 1st, 3½ up

SP: Jose Alvarez (24, LHP, 1-0, 1.50)

2013 Gamelogs / 2013 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2013 (1-0) 6.0 3 1 1 1 7 1 1.50
Last 7 GS 1-0 6.0 3 1 1 1 7 1 1.50 68
2013-06-09 CLE W 6.0 3 1 1 1 7 1 93 68
Has never faced BOS as starter.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   23-12   Road:   16-19   ExtrInn: 2-7 
 vsRHP:  32-23   vsLHP:   7-8    1-Run:   7-11
 vsEast:  8-7    vsCntrl:16-10   vsWest: 11-9  IL: 4-5 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 70 Wed, Jun 19   BAL  L   3-13      39-31  1st  3.5 up
 69 Tue, Jun 18   BAL  L   2-5       39-30  1st  4.5 up
 68 Mon, Jun 17   BAL  W   5-1       39-29  1st  5.0 up
 67 Sun, Jun 16  @MIN  W   5-2       38-29  1st  4.5 up
 66 Sat, Jun 15  @MIN  L   3-6       37-29  1st  4.5 up
 65 Fri, Jun 14  @MIN  W   4-0       37-28  1st  4.5 up
 64 Wed, Jun 12  @KCR  L   2-3 (10)  36-28  1st  4.5 up
 63 Tue, Jun 11  @KCR  W   3-2       36-27  1st  5.5 up
 62 Mon, Jun 10  @KCR  L   2-3       35-27  1st  5.5 up
 61 Sun, Jun  9   CLE  W   4-1       35-26  1st  5.5 up
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:16-14
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
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
Thu, May 31, 2012 DET  7 @BOS  3        W:Max Scherzer (5-3), L: Josh Beckett (4-5), S: none
Wed, May 30, 2012 BOS  6  DET  4        W:Matt Albers (1-0), L: Octavio Dotel (1-2), S: Alfredo Aceves (13)
Tue, May 29, 2012 BOS  6  DET  3        W:Daniel Bard (5-5), L: Justin Verlander (5-3), S: Alfredo Aceves (12)
Mon, May 28, 2012 BOS  7  DET  4        W:Felix Doubront (5-2), L: Doug Fister (0-3), S: none
Sun, Apr 08, 2012 DET 13  BOS 12 (11)   W:Duane Below (2-0), L: Mark Melancon (0-2), S: none
Sat, Apr 07, 2012 DET 10  BOS  0        W:Duane Below (1-0), L: Josh Beckett (0-1), S: none
Thu, Apr 05, 2012 DET  3  BOS  2        W:Jose Valverde (1-0), L: Mark Melancon (0-1), S: none
Season Series: 2013 -  0-0; 2012 - Tied 5-5; 2011 - BOS won 5-1; All-Time - BOS leads 1023-953

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
RedSox Batters (5.04 RS/G) vs. Tigers Pitchers (3.86 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS
G/S/vB
53.Benoit
G/S/vB
40.Coke*
G/S/vB
38.Downs*
G/S/vB
36.Putkonen
G/S/vB
57.Reed
G/S/vB
33.Smyly*
G/S/vB
46.Valverde
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
37.Carp* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/no AB 116/100 .324/.379/.686/1.065 .779/1.112 1.031 65/1.174 0/0 8/1
7.Drew* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 4/.583 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 3/1.334 233/160 .215/.300/.371/.671 .571/.717 .542 96/.661 2/0 5/1
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP ··· 3/.000 9/.222 ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 319/206 .281/.347/.389/.736 .638/.790 .754 98/.922 31/3 1/2
5.Gomes G/S/vP ··· 7/.143 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 160/74 .218/.331/.376/.707 .740/.669 .775 51/.824 0/0 5/0
10.Iglesias G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 105/69 .426/.476/.543/1.019 1.118/.967 1.101 84/1.017 1/1 1/1
20.Lavarnway G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 9/3 .250/.222/.375/.597 .500/.833 .268 / 0/0 0/0
16.Middlebrooks G/S/vP ··· 2/1.000 1/5.000 ··· ··· ··· 3/1.666 ··· 212/148 .196/.232/.397/.629 .707/.595 .691 27/.542 0/1 9/8
12.Napoli G/S/vP ··· 5/1.933 6/.750 ··· ··· ··· 5/.000 5/1.400 285/203 .259/.344/.458/.802 .716/.836 .847 84/.720 1/1 9/4
29.Nava# G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 3/1.000 ··· 278/201 .281/.381/.459/.840 .694/.897 .814 113/.766 0/1 10/0
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP ··· 25/.686 17/.251 ··· ··· ··· 3/2.334 4/3.167 237/148 .306/.384/.598/.982 .724/1.142 1.006 113/.919 2/0 14/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP ··· 10/1.000 8/1.071 ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/1.000 326/234 .312/.396/.426/.821 1.031/.742 .680 110/.780 10/2 4/1
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP ··· 3/.000 3/.666 ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.500 217/163 .263/.327/.475/.802 .554/.880 .637 82/.792 0/1 8/4
18.Victorino# G/S/vP ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 6/.167 182/120 .276/.331/.356/.687 .632/.704 .646 40/.623 7/2 2/1
IP 6.0 30.0 20.2 27.0 9.2 6.2 41.2 19.1 TOTAL .268/.343/.441/.784 .710/.820 .752 .812 58/13 82/37
ERA-K/9 1.50/10.5 1.80/10.5 5.23/7.8 4.33/10.7 1.86/7.4 4.05/5.4 1.94/9.1 5.59/8.9 3.63/9.5

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Lavarnway (3-1-0)
 Saltalamacchia (33-7-5)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 22/.143 116/.198 84/.254 113/.245 40/.200 27/.346 164/.199 84/.237 .239  Victorino
 Nava
 Ellsbury
 Gomes
 Carp
0/2/42/5
27/0/39/3
0/67/0/3
40/0/2/3
21/0/2/0
OPS .468 .572 .666 .734 .568 .910 .549 .796 .660
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 6/.333 69/.573 36/.429 53/.703 17/.321 13/1.000 62/.280 48/.912 .628
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 16/.521 47/.570 48/.843 60/.762 23/.748 14/.824 102/.719 36/.644 .696
Home 22/.468 54/.702 36/.550 49/.981 17/.610 7/.786 66/.422 47/.775
Last 28d days 22/.468 37/.706 27/.385 24/1.097 27/.733 12/1.144 47/.501 44/1.285
HR/SB/CS 1/0/0 2/4/0 1/0/1 3/0/1 1/0/0 1/3/1 1/4/2 6/4/0 51/52/17
Usage ···X·o·· ·X·····o Xo··X··· ·X··o··· X···X··· ··X··X·o X····X·o
Tigers Batters (4.94 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.03 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 41.Lackey
G/S/vB
40.Bailey
G/S/vB
54.Beato
G/S/vB
32.Breslow*
G/S/vB
30.Miller*
G/S/vB
56.Morales*
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
24.Cabrera G/S/vP 10/1.067 4/1.250 ··· 6/.533 1/3.000 2/.000 3/.333 2/2.500 ··· 325/257 .361/.452/.632/1.084 1.291/1.029 1.067 113/.919 2/0 19/6
12.Dirks* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 233/195 .237/.289/.335/.624 .564/.635 .676 88/.462 5/0 5/0
28.Fielder* G/S/vP 3/1.667 ··· 2/.500 1/.000 8/.750 6/.583 ··· 1/.000 ··· 316/223 .285/.386/.487/.873 1.029/.808 .872 109/.793 0/1 12/3
50.Holaday G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 4/3 .250/.250/.250/.500 .000/.667 .500 4/.500 0/0 0/0
48.Hunter G/S/vP 51/.727 7/.286 1/.000 10/1.611 6/.500 3/1.334 2/1.000 12/.833 ··· 284/224 .294/.340/.405/.745 .631/.775 .719 86/.682 1/0 3/1
4.Infante G/S/vP 9/.555 1/.000 5/.650 1/.000 11/.739 ··· ··· ··· ··· 261/186 .306/.337/.416/.753 .763/.750 .955 93/.680 3/1 4/4
14.Jackson G/S/vP ··· 3/.000 1/.000 3/2.333 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 4/1.000 ··· 193/148 .291/.354/.394/.748 .675/.769 .797 27/1.023 6/1 3/1
32.Kelly* G/S/vP 3/1.334 1/3.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· 1/5.000 ··· 106/87 .231/.340/.385/.724 .705/.728 .904 37/1.011 2/0 3/0
41.Martinez# G/S/vP 25/1.084 4/.750 1/.000 6/.500 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 286/200 .229/.280/.329/.609 .519/.649 .644 97/.664 0/0 5/0
55.Pena# G/S/vP 3/1.667 3/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 102/48 .281/.307/.385/.692 .500/.908 .588 38/.567 0/1 2/1
27.Peralta G/S/vP 30/.829 5/1.400 1/5.000 7/.000 1/.000 3/.667 1/.000 5/.600 ··· 275/206 .331/.387/.488/.875 1.132/.790 .990 92/.926 2/2 6/4
39.Santiago# G/S/vP 9/.778 2/.500 ··· 9/.347 ··· ··· 3/.000 3/.666 ··· 55/38 .163/.226/.265/.492 .580/.452 .327 20/.528 0/0 0/1
18.Tuiasosopo G/S/vP 3/.000 3/.666 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· 88/30 .338/.466/.563/1.029 .977/1.104 1.145 30/1.133 0/0 3/0
IP 64.1 22.1 2.0 20.0 26.0 10.0 32.1 29.0 21.0 TOTAL .281/.348/.427/.775 .783/.772 .822 .747 21/7 72/27
ERA-K/9 3.08/7.8 3.22/12.1 0.00/9.0 3.15/5.4 2.77/14.9 5.40/6.3 2.51/10.6 2.17/12.7 2.57/7.3 3.79/8.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Holaday (3-0-0)
 Pena (15-8-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 271/.247 91/.213 8/.250 80/.219 112/.216 44/.250 131/.266 114/.181 92/.280 .245  Dirks
 Hunter
 Jackson
 Kelly
 Tuiasosopo
53/3/4/5
0/0/61/3
0/40/0/1
16/20/9/0
29/0/0/0
OPS .697 .738 .500 .604 .631 .775 .728 .601 .749 .722
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 167/.590 51/.716 4/.500 32/.574 55/.745 13/.397 75/.678 63/.468 48/.461 .689
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 104/.866 40/.765 4/.500 48/.622 57/.511 31/.952 56/.796 51/.760 44/1.055 .750
Road 168/.788 36/.986 3/.000 32/.460 61/.597 32/.634 67/.741 61/.498 54/.740
Last 28d days 131/.735 40/1.016 8/.500 44/.591 48/.714 44/.775 49/.708 40/.531 17/.753
HR/SB/CS 9/11/3 5/2/1 0/0/0 0/0/0 3/2/1 1/0/1 4/1/2 4/1/0 0/0/1 81/51/16
Usage ····X··· ·X··X··o o··o···· Xo····oX ·X·X··X· X·····X· ·o·o··oo ·X··oo·o o·····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.