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Game Preview: BOS @ DET, 1:08pm, Sunday, June 23, 2013 @Comerica Park

RedSox, 45-32, 45-32 1st, 2 up

SP: Felix Doubront (25, LHP, 4-3, 4.38)

2013 Gamelogs / 2013 Splits / vs. DET Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2013 (4-3) 74.0 78 39 36 32 74 6 4.38
2012 (11-10) 161.0 162 95 87 71 167 24 4.86
2011 (0-0) 10.1 12 7 7 8 6 1 6.10
Last 7 GS 1-2 41.2 35 16 13 16 39 5 2.81 57
2013-06-18 TBR ND 8.0 3 0 0 0 6 0 93 82
2013-06-13 @BAL ND 4.2 7 4 3 1 5 1 103 40
2013-06-08 LAA L 6.0 6 3 3 2 4 0 97 50
2013-06-01 @NYY W 6.0 6 1 1 3 6 0 103 59
2013-05-26 CLE ND 6.0 5 4 2 2 8 2 112 56
2013-05-21 @CHW L 6.0 5 2 2 2 3 1 85 55
2013-05-16 @TBR ND 5.0 3 2 2 6 7 1 104 54
Last 5 v.DET 1-0 6.0 4 2 2 1 6 2 3.00 61
2012-05-28 DET W 6.0 4 2 2 1 6 2 95 61
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   23-15   Road:   22-17   ExtrInn: 4-2 
 vsRHP:  31-21   vsLHP:  14-11   1-Run:  10-8 
 vsEast: 20-14   vsCntrl:13-10   vsWest: 10-6  IL: 2-2 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 77 Sat, Jun 22  @DET  L   3-10      45-32  1st  2.0 up
 76 Fri, Jun 21  @DET  W  10-6       45-31  1st  2.0 up
 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
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:17-13
Tigers, 41-32, 41-32 1st, 3 up

SP: Justin Verlander (30, RHP, 8-5, 3.72)

2013 Gamelogs / 2013 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2013 (8-5) 92.0 92 40 38 32 106 7 3.72
2012 (17-8) 238.1 192 81 70 60 239 19 2.64
2011 (24-5) 251.0 174 73 67 57 250 24 2.40
Last 7 GS 4-2 40.2 48 27 27 14 49 6 5.98 47
2013-06-18 BAL L 5.0 7 5 5 4 5 2 102 34
2013-06-12 @KCR ND 7.0 3 0 0 2 8 0 117 77
2013-06-07 CLE W 7.0 7 3 3 2 6 0 108 55
2013-06-01 @BAL W 7.0 8 3 3 1 5 2 112 53
2013-05-27 PIT W 7.0 7 3 3 2 13 0 110 62
2013-05-22 @CLE W 5.0 10 5 5 1 9 1 110 35
2013-05-16 @TEX L 2.2 6 8 8 2 3 1 70 15
Last 5 v.BOS 1-2 34.2 28 12 11 8 32 2 2.86 61
2012-07-31 @BOS L 5.0 6 4 3 4 6 0 107 43
2012-05-29 @BOS L 6.0 10 5 5 1 7 0 105 38
2012-04-05 BOS ND 8.0 2 0 0 1 7 0 105 84
2011-05-29 BOS W 7.2 4 0 0 2 3 0 132 72
2011-05-19 @BOS ND 8.0 6 3 3 0 9 2 114 67
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   25-13   Road:   16-19   ExtrInn: 2-7 
 vsRHP:  34-23   vsLHP:   7-9    1-Run:   8-11
 vsEast: 10-8    vsCntrl:16-10   vsWest: 11-9  IL: 4-5 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 73 Sat, Jun 22   BOS  W  10-3       41-32  1st  3.0 up
 72 Fri, Jun 21   BOS  L   6-10      40-32  1st  3.0 up
 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
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:17-13
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
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
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
Season Series: 2013 - DET over 2-1; 2012 - Tied 5-5; 2011 - BOS won 5-1; All-Time - BOS leads 1024-955

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 (5.05 RS/G) vs. Tigers Pitchers (3.92 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 35.Verlander
G/S/vB
62.Alburquerque
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
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
37.Carp* G/S/vP 6/.167 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 120/104 .321/.375/.670/1.045 .779/1.087 .996 64/1.090 0/0 8/1
7.Drew* G/S/vP 6/.334 3/.333 ··· 1/.000 5/1.150 2/.000 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· 242/167 .221/.306/.376/.681 .598/.719 .575 97/.645 2/0 5/1
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 23/.511 2/.500 3/1.167 3/.000 10/.200 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 334/215 .286/.352/.395/.748 .633/.812 .776 99/.967 31/3 1/2
5.Gomes G/S/vP 9/.333 ··· 2/.000 7/.143 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 164/75 .212/.323/.365/.688 .713/.659 .737 47/.820 0/0 5/0
10.Iglesias G/S/vP ··· 2/1.000 2/4.000 ··· ··· 1/4.000 1/.000 1/2.000 1/.000 117/77 .438/.487/.581/1.068 1.261/.970 1.172 85/1.067 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 2/1.000 ··· 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 19/.768 1/.000 2/1.000 5/1.933 7/.629 1/2.000 1/.000 ··· 6/.000 294/207 .262/.344/.454/.797 .721/.829 .834 80/.768 1/1 9/4
29.Nava# G/S/vP 4/1.167 ··· ··· 2/.000 2/.000 1/.000 1/2.000 1/.000 3/1.000 287/208 .275/.373/.446/.819 .675/.874 .774 109/.717 0/1 10/0
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 27/1.157 2/2.000 3/1.666 25/.686 19/.334 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· 3/2.334 250/155 .309/.388/.614/1.002 .755/1.159 1.045 113/.980 2/0 16/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 16/.000 3/.000 3/.000 10/1.000 9/1.127 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 340/242 .305/.388/.414/.802 .978/.733 .654 111/.686 10/2 4/1
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP 15/.266 ··· ··· 3/.000 4/.833 1/.000 1/2.000 1/.000 ··· 226/170 .262/.327/.466/.793 .557/.866 .632 83/.794 0/1 8/4
18.Victorino# G/S/vP 3/.000 2/.000 3/.333 1/2.000 1/no AB 1/2.000 ··· ··· 1/3.000 196/128 .291/.349/.389/.738 .694/.750 .740 54/.824 8/2 3/1
IP 92.0 16.1 11.0 30.0 22.0 29.2 12.1 7.2 43.2 TOTAL .269/.345/.442/.787 .718/.821 .760 .816 59/13 85/37
ERA-K/9 3.72/10.4 2.76/14.9 2.45/8.2 1.80/10.5 6.14/8.2 4.25/10.3 2.19/6.6 3.52/7.0 1.85/9.5 3.69/9.4

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Lavarnway (3-1-0)
 Saltalamacchia (34-8-5)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 393/.257 80/.226 44/.200 116/.198 93/.260 122/.252 50/.222 32/.355 172/.196 .242  Victorino
 Nava
 Ellsbury
 Gomes
 Carp
0/2/45/5
29/0/39/3
0/70/0/3
41/0/2/3
21/0/2/0
OPS .701 .662 .698 .572 .702 .746 .575 .892 .548 .668
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 244/.645 37/.645 12/.879 69/.573 40/.521 56/.664 22/.536 17/.882 63/.275 .642
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 149/.791 43/.677 32/.629 47/.570 53/.845 66/.819 28/.606 15/.905 109/.713 .698
Home 199/.734 49/.688 44/.698 54/.702 45/.649 58/.966 27/.605 12/.788 74/.434
Last 28d days 140/.729 11/.489 44/.698 37/.706 33/.588 33/1.038 33/.678 17/1.037 47/.570
HR/SB/CS 7/9/1 0/0/0 2/0/0 2/4/0 1/0/1 3/0/1 1/0/0 1/3/1 1/5/2 54/53/17
Usage ····X··· XX······ ··X····· ······X· ·Xo·X··· ·X·Xo··X X·X·X··o ·X·X···X ··X··X··
Tigers Batters (5.01 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.13 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 22.Doubront*
G/S/vB
40.Bailey
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
64.Webster
G/S/vB
63.Wilson
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
24.Cabrera G/S/vP 3/.000 4/1.250 6/.533 13/1.052 2/2.500 3/.666 4/.833 3/1.666 3/.333 1/no AB 339/266 .368/.460/.642/1.103 1.387/1.025 1.104 115/1.031 2/0 20/6
12.Dirks* G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· 1/no AB 3/1.167 1/.000 2/1.000 ··· ··· 2/2.000 ··· 244/200 .251/.309/.359/.667 .720/.656 .763 86/.563 6/0 6/0
28.Fielder* G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 2/.000 6/1.167 9/.666 8/.575 ··· 2/.000 2/.000 1/.000 330/230 .275/.376/.468/.844 .966/.791 .813 111/.755 0/1 12/3
34.Garcia G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 77/41 .264/.299/.417/.715 .575/.840 .717 58/.652 0/1 2/1
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 1/2.000 7/.286 10/1.611 54/.723 7/.619 4/1.000 3/.666 13/.769 3/1.334 1/2.000 298/233 .302/.348/.411/.759 .683/.779 .747 92/.706 1/1 3/1
4.Infante G/S/vP 6/.666 1/.000 1/.000 12/.667 12/.666 2/2.500 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 273/192 .300/.330/.420/.750 .769/.742 .930 93/.684 3/1 5/4
14.Jackson G/S/vP ··· 3/.000 3/2.333 4/.500 ··· 2/.000 1/.000 4/1.000 3/1.334 1/2.000 202/156 .299/.358/.397/.755 .659/.782 .806 36/.987 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 29/1.004 2/0 3/0
41.Martinez# G/S/vP ··· 5/.900 7/.429 28/.958 1/.000 2/3.000 ··· 1/.000 2/5.000 1/.000 300/207 .231/.290/.343/.633 .563/.666 .687 99/.753 0/0 6/0
55.Pena# G/S/vP 3/.666 3/.000 1/.000 6/1.167 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 2/1.000 1/.000 113/54 .290/.313/.383/.696 .526/.880 .612 45/.522 0/1 2/1
27.Peralta G/S/vP 2/.500 6/2.000 8/.000 33/.751 1/.000 5/.933 1/.000 5/.600 2/.000 ··· 287/212 .327/.381/.488/.870 1.092/.792 .969 96/.885 2/2 7/4
39.Santiago# G/S/vP ··· 2/.500 9/.347 9/.778 ··· ··· 3/.000 3/.666 ··· ··· 55/38 .163/.226/.265/.492 .580/.452 .327 17/.552 0/0 0/1
IP 74.0 22.1 21.2 71.1 27.0 12.1 33.0 30.0 12.0 22.1 TOTAL .283/.350/.430/.781 .797/.775 .829 .768 22/8 77/29
ERA-K/9 4.38/9.0 4.03/12.1 2.91/5.0 3.03/7.7 3.00/14.7 7.30/8.0 2.45/10.4 2.10/12.6 11.25/9.0 2.82/6.9 3.91/8.6

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

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 328/.273 93/.222 86/.205 299/.248 117/.218 58/.292 134/.268 117/.176 59/.380 98/.287 .248  Dirks
 Hunter
 Jackson
 Garcia
 Kelly
56/3/4/5
0/0/64/5
0/42/0/1
1/23/3/0
16/20/9/0
OPS .741 .797 .575 .690 .632 .893 .727 .585 1.201 .758 .730
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 77/.761 52/.730 34/.579 179/.591 56/.731 17/.494 75/.678 64/.460 29/1.637 51/.433 .694
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 251/.734 41/.881 52/.571 120/.833 61/.531 41/1.069 59/.789 53/.730 30/.733 47/1.108 .760
Road 166/.862 38/1.122 38/.416 196/.764 66/.601 46/.820 70/.738 64/.474 21/1.055 60/.756
Last 28d days 103/.620 38/1.226 43/.508 134/.789 53/.709 58/.893 49/.750 39/.462 21/1.055 20/.844
HR/SB/CS 6/6/0 6/2/1 0/0/0 9/11/3 3/2/1 2/0/1 4/1/2 4/1/0 5/1/2 0/0/1 86/52/17
Usage ····X··· ··o·X··X ·X·Xo··· ··X····X ·X··X·X· X··X···· ·o··o·o· ··o·X··o X······· 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.