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Game Preview: BOS @ DET, 7:08pm, Friday, June 21, 2013 @Comerica Park

RedSox, 44-31, 44-31 1st, 1 up

SP: Jon Lester (29, LHP, 6-4, 4.37)

2013 Gamelogs / 2013 Splits / vs. DET Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2013 (6-4) 94.2 92 48 46 33 80 11 4.37
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 1-4 42.0 55 31 30 18 35 7 6.43 41
2013-06-16 @BAL L 5.0 9 5 5 0 8 1 106 37
2013-06-11 @TBR L 4.2 8 7 7 7 3 3 98 16
2013-06-06 TEX ND 6.0 7 3 3 3 4 2 108 47
2013-05-31 @NYY L 6.1 6 4 4 4 5 0 116 46
2013-05-25 CLE ND 7.0 10 4 4 1 8 0 124 48
2013-05-20 @CHW L 6.0 7 6 5 3 2 1 109 35
2013-05-15 @TBR W 7.0 8 2 2 0 5 0 107 58
Last 5 v.DET 0-2 32.0 36 17 17 13 28 3 4.78 49
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
2010-05-15 @DET ND 7.0 4 4 4 4 10 0 117 59
2008-04-09 DET L 5.1 5 4 4 4 0 1 97 38
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   23-15   Road:   21-16   ExtrInn: 4-2 
 vsRHP:  30-20   vsLHP:  14-11   1-Run:  10-8 
 vsEast: 20-14   vsCntrl:12-9    vsWest: 10-6  IL: 2-2 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 75 Thu, Jun 20  @DET  L   3-4       44-31  1st  1.0 up
 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
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:17-13
Tigers, 40-31, 40-31 1st, 4 up

SP: Doug Fister (29, RHP, 6-4, 3.21)

2013 Gamelogs / 2013 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2013 (6-4) 92.2 90 38 33 14 76 3 3.21
2012 (10-10) 161.2 156 73 62 37 137 15 3.45
2011 (11-13) 216.1 193 76 68 37 146 11 2.83
Last 7 GS 2-3 49.2 44 18 18 6 43 2 3.26 59
2013-06-16 @MIN W 7.2 2 2 2 2 7 1 110 72
2013-06-10 @KCR L 8.0 9 3 3 0 3 0 103 55
2013-06-05 TBR L 8.1 7 3 3 1 4 0 105 60
2013-05-30 @PIT ND 7.0 4 0 0 1 12 0 116 80
2013-05-25 MIN L 7.0 8 3 3 1 7 1 116 55
2013-05-19 @TEX ND 4.2 9 5 5 1 3 0 113 28
2013-05-14 HOU W 7.0 5 2 2 0 7 0 108 66
Last 5 v.BOS 1-3 28.0 31 16 13 9 18 2 4.18 47
2012-05-28 @BOS L 5.0 11 6 6 1 2 1 89 22
2012-04-07 BOS ND 3.2 3 0 0 1 3 0 51 57
2011-04-30 @BOS W 5.2 5 0 0 5 4 0 108 58
2010-09-13 BOS L 7.1 6 5 5 1 3 1 105 48
2010-08-23 @BOS L 6.1 6 5 2 1 6 0 105 52
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   24-12   Road:   16-19   ExtrInn: 2-7 
 vsRHP:  33-23   vsLHP:   7-8    1-Run:   8-11
 vsEast:  9-7    vsCntrl:16-10   vsWest: 11-9  IL: 4-5 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 71 Thu, Jun 20   BOS  W   4-3       40-31  1st  4.0 up
 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
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:17-13
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
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
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
Season Series: 2013 - DET over 1-0; 2012 - Tied 5-5; 2011 - BOS won 5-1; All-Time - BOS leads 1023-954

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 (5.01 RS/G) vs. Tigers Pitchers (3.85 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 58.Fister
G/S/vB
52.Alvarez*
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/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/no AB 116/100 .324/.379/.686/1.065 .779/1.112 1.031 63/1.127 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 92/.691 2/0 5/1
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 5/1.267 3/1.167 3/.000 10/.200 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 2/.000 324/206 .281/.348/.387/.735 .639/.790 .752 99/.928 31/3 1/2
5.Gomes G/S/vP 3/.666 2/.000 7/.143 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 164/75 .212/.323/.365/.688 .713/.659 .737 53/.763 0/0 5/0
10.Iglesias G/S/vP ··· 2/4.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 109/70 .423/.477/.557/1.034 1.182/.952 1.124 85/1.050 1/1 1/1
20.Lavarnway G/S/vP ··· 2/1.500 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/no AB ··· 13/4 .273/.308/.455/.762 .833/.583 .550 4/1.167 0/0 0/0
16.Middlebrooks G/S/vP 3/1.167 2/.000 2/1.000 1/5.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 4/1.250 ··· 216/149 .192/.228/.389/.617 .675/.591 .668 31/.469 0/1 9/8
12.Napoli G/S/vP 8/.250 2/1.000 5/1.933 6/.750 ··· 1/.000 ··· 6/.000 5/1.400 289/204 .259/.343/.455/.797 .715/.832 .836 84/.720 1/1 9/4
29.Nava# G/S/vP 9/1.069 ··· 2/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 3/1.000 ··· 278/201 .281/.381/.459/.840 .694/.897 .814 109/.764 0/1 10/0
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 17/.791 3/1.666 25/.686 18/.355 ··· ··· ··· 3/2.334 4/3.167 241/148 .310/.386/.610/.996 .772/1.142 1.036 113/.940 2/0 15/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 8/.393 3/.000 10/1.000 9/1.127 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 3/1.000 331/234 .308/.393/.420/.812 .989/.742 .666 111/.747 10/2 4/1
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP 6/2.167 ··· 3/.000 3/.666 ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.500 217/163 .263/.327/.475/.802 .554/.880 .637 78/.794 0/1 8/4
18.Victorino# G/S/vP ··· 3/.333 1/2.000 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· 1/3.000 6/.167 187/120 .277/.339/.361/.700 .673/.704 .671 45/.685 8/2 2/1
IP 92.2 11.0 30.0 21.0 27.0 11.1 6.2 43.2 19.1 TOTAL .267/.343/.441/.784 .715/.818 .752 .811 59/13 83/37
ERA-K/9 3.21/7.4 2.45/8.2 1.80/10.5 5.57/8.1 4.33/10.7 1.59/7.2 4.05/5.4 1.85/9.5 5.59/8.9 3.62/9.5

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

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 383/.256 44/.200 116/.198 88/.260 113/.245 45/.175 27/.346 172/.196 84/.237 .239  Victorino
 Nava
 Ellsbury
 Gomes
 Carp
0/2/43/5
27/0/39/3
0/68/0/3
41/0/2/3
21/0/2/0
OPS .635 .698 .572 .691 .734 .500 .910 .548 .796 .661
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 200/.506 12/.879 69/.573 38/.462 53/.703 17/.321 13/1.000 63/.275 48/.912 .632
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 183/.773 32/.629 47/.570 50/.871 60/.762 28/.606 14/.824 109/.713 36/.644 .694
Home 171/.636 44/.698 54/.702 40/.616 49/.981 22/.468 7/.786 74/.434 47/.775
Last 28d days 144/.562 44/.698 37/.706 31/.481 24/1.097 32/.615 12/1.144 55/.506 44/1.285
HR/SB/CS 3/2/3 2/0/0 2/4/0 1/0/1 3/0/1 1/0/0 1/3/1 1/5/2 6/4/0 52/53/17
Usage ····X··· X······· ····X·o· o·X····· ·Xo··X·· X·X··o·· ·X···X·· X··X··X· ·X····X·
Tigers Batters (4.93 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.03 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 31.Lester*
G/S/vB
40.Bailey
G/S/vB
54.Beato
G/S/vB
32.Breslow*
G/S/vB
41.Lackey
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 18/1.381 4/1.250 ··· 6/.533 13/1.052 1/3.000 2/.000 3/.333 3/1.666 ··· 329/261 .359/.450/.630/1.080 1.291/1.025 1.058 113/.930 2/0 19/6
12.Dirks* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/1.167 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 236/198 .240/.294/.336/.630 .564/.642 .688 86/.440 5/0 5/0
28.Fielder* G/S/vP 10/.733 ··· 2/.500 1/.000 6/1.167 8/.750 6/.583 ··· 2/.000 ··· 320/227 .284/.384/.483/.868 1.029/.802 .861 109/.785 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 16/1.125 7/.286 1/.000 10/1.611 54/.723 6/.500 3/1.334 2/1.000 13/.769 ··· 288/228 .293/.339/.402/.741 .631/.770 .713 90/.673 1/0 3/1
4.Infante G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 5/.650 1/.000 12/.667 11/.739 ··· ··· ··· ··· 264/189 .306/.337/.419/.756 .763/.754 .956 91/.691 3/1 4/4
14.Jackson G/S/vP 11/.473 3/.000 1/.000 3/2.333 4/.500 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 4/1.000 ··· 197/152 .291/.352/.391/.743 .675/.762 .783 31/.952 6/1 3/1
32.Kelly* G/S/vP ··· 1/3.000 ··· ··· 3/1.334 ··· 1/no AB ··· 1/5.000 ··· 106/87 .231/.340/.385/.724 .705/.728 .904 33/.965 2/0 3/0
41.Martinez# G/S/vP 9/1.917 5/.900 1/.000 6/.500 28/.958 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 290/204 .226/.279/.326/.605 .519/.642 .635 97/.656 0/0 5/0
55.Pena# G/S/vP 11/.819 3/.000 ··· ··· 6/1.167 2/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 105/51 .283/.308/.384/.692 .500/.893 .592 41/.575 0/1 2/1
27.Peralta G/S/vP 27/.998 6/2.000 1/5.000 7/.000 33/.751 1/.000 3/.667 1/.000 5/.600 ··· 279/210 .329/.385/.496/.881 1.132/.800 .999 92/.939 2/2 7/4
39.Santiago# G/S/vP 3/.000 2/.500 ··· 9/.347 9/.778 ··· ··· 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/.333 3/.666 ··· ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· 88/30 .338/.466/.563/1.029 .977/1.104 1.145 30/1.133 0/0 3/0
IP 94.2 22.1 2.0 20.0 71.1 26.0 10.0 32.1 30.0 21.0 TOTAL .281/.348/.427/.775 .783/.772 .820 .745 21/7 73/27
ERA-K/9 4.37/7.6 4.03/12.1 0.00/9.0 3.15/5.4 3.03/7.7 2.77/14.9 5.40/6.3 2.51/10.6 2.10/12.6 2.57/7.3 3.80/8.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Holaday (3-0-0)
 Pena (16-8-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 404/.251 93/.222 8/.250 80/.219 299/.248 112/.216 44/.250 131/.266 117/.176 92/.280 .245  Dirks
 Hunter
 Jackson
 Kelly
 Tuiasosopo
54/3/4/5
0/0/62/3
0/41/0/1
16/20/9/0
29/0/0/0
OPS .732 .797 .500 .604 .690 .631 .775 .728 .585 .749 .722
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 77/.879 52/.730 4/.500 32/.574 179/.591 55/.745 13/.397 75/.678 64/.460 48/.461 .688
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 327/.696 41/.881 4/.500 48/.622 120/.833 57/.511 31/.952 56/.796 53/.730 44/1.055 .751
Road 264/.774 38/1.122 3/.000 32/.460 196/.764 61/.597 32/.634 67/.741 64/.474 54/.740
Last 28d days 137/.983 42/1.145 8/.500 44/.591 134/.789 48/.714 44/.775 49/.708 39/.462 17/.753
HR/SB/CS 11/8/2 6/2/1 0/0/0 0/0/0 9/11/3 3/2/1 1/0/1 4/1/2 4/1/0 0/0/1 82/51/16
Usage ····X··· o·X··X·· ·o··o··· ·Xo····o X····X·· ··X·X··X ·X·····X ··o·o··o o·X··oo· ·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.