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Game Preview: BOS @ DET, 4:00pm, Tuesday, October 15, 2013 @Comerica Park

RedSox, 97-65, 4-2 in postseason

SP: John Lackey (34, RHP, 10-13, 3.52)

2013 Gamelogs / 2013 Splits / vs. DET Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2013 RegS (10-13) 189.1 179 80 74 40 161 26 3.52
2011 RegS (12-12) 160.0 203 119 114 56 108 20 6.41
2010 RegS (14-11) 215.0 233 114 105 72 156 18 4.40
Last 7 GS 3-2 47.0 44 26 26 11 37 7 4.98 51
2013-10-05 TBR W 5.1 7 4 4 3 6 0 95 41
2013-09-24 @COL L 6.0 6 4 4 1 5 3 87 48
2013-09-19 BAL W 9.0 2 1 1 2 8 1 113 85
2013-09-13 NYY ND 6.1 7 4 4 0 3 1 82 46
2013-09-07 @NYY W 5.2 8 7 7 3 6 0 105 28
2013-09-02 DET L 7.1 7 3 3 1 5 0 111 56
2013-08-28 BAL ND 7.1 7 3 3 1 4 2 92 55
Last 5 v.DET 1-3 32.1 37 16 16 11 23 4 4.45 49
2013-09-02 DET L 7.1 7 3 3 1 5 0 111 56
2013-06-20 @DET ND 7.0 7 2 2 1 5 0 98 59
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
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
Regular AND Postseason Totals
 Home:   56-29   Road:   45-38   ExtrInn:10-6 
 vsRHP:  67-45   vsLHP:  34-22   1-Run:  22-23
 vsEast: 47-33   vsCntrl:20-16   vsWest: 20-12 IL:14-6 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
  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         -               
162 Sun, Sep 29  @BAL  L   6-7       97-65  1st  6.0 up
161 Sat, Sep 28  @BAL  L   5-6       97-64  1st  7.0 up
160 Fri, Sep 27  @BAL  W  12-3       97-63  1st  7.0 up
159 Wed, Sep 25  @COL  W  15-5       96-63  1st  6.5 up

Regular Season Only
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:20-10
Tigers, 93-69, 4-3 in postseason

SP: Justin Verlander (30, RHP, 13-12, 3.46)

2013 Gamelogs / 2013 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2013 RegS (13-12) 218.1 212 94 84 75 217 19 3.46
2012 RegS (17-8) 238.1 192 81 70 60 239 19 2.64
2011 RegS (24-5) 251.0 174 73 67 57 250 24 2.40
Last 7 GS 2-2 47.2 36 10 10 10 63 2 1.89 67
2013-10-10 @OAK W 8.0 2 0 0 1 10 0 111 87
2013-10-05 @OAK ND 7.0 4 0 0 1 11 0 117 79
2013-09-29 @MIA ND 6.0 3 0 0 1 10 0 80 75
2013-09-23 @MIN ND 6.0 6 0 0 3 12 0 107 69
2013-09-18 SEA L 7.0 4 3 3 3 6 1 124 60
2013-09-13 KCR W 6.2 9 3 3 0 7 0 111 51
2013-09-07 @KCR L 7.0 8 4 4 1 7 1 114 51
Last 5 v.BOS 1-2 31.2 29 13 12 11 27 0 3.41 55
2013-06-23 BOS ND 5.0 7 4 4 3 4 0 112 38
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
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
Regular AND Postseason Totals
 Home:   52-31   Road:   45-41   ExtrInn: 6-13
 vsRHP:  69-49   vsLHP:  28-23   1-Run:  22-28
 vsEast: 18-16   vsCntrl:47-29   vsWest: 20-19 IL:12-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
  7 Sun, Oct 13  @BOS  L   5-6         -               
  6 Sat, Oct 12  @BOS  W   1-0         -               
  5 Thu, Oct 10  @OAK  W   3-0         -               
  4 Tue, Oct  8   OAK  W   8-6         -               
  3 Mon, Oct  7   OAK  L   3-6         -               
  2 Sat, Oct  5  @OAK  L   0-1         -               
  1 Fri, Oct  4  @OAK  W   3-2         -               
162 Sun, Sep 29  @MIA  L   0-1       93-69  1st  1.0 up
161 Sat, Sep 28  @MIA  L   1-2 (10)  93-68  1st  2.0 up
160 Fri, Sep 27  @MIA  L   2-3       93-67  1st  3.0 up

Regular Season Only
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:16-14
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sun, Oct 13, 2013 BOS  6  DET  5        W:Koji Uehara , L: Rick Porcello , S: none
Sat, Oct 12, 2013 DET  1 @BOS  0        W:Anibal Sanchez , L: Jon Lester , S: Joaquin Benoit 
Wed, Sep 04, 2013 BOS 20  DET  4        W:Ryan Dempster (8-9), L: Rick Porcello (11-8), S: none
Tue, Sep 03, 2013 BOS  2  DET  1        W:Jon Lester (13-8), L: Max Scherzer (19-2), S: Koji Uehara (17)
Mon, Sep 02, 2013 DET  3 @BOS  0        W:Doug Fister (12-7), L: John Lackey (8-12), S: Jose Veras (21)
Sun, Jun 23, 2013 DET  7  BOS  5        W:Joaquin Benoit (2-0), L: Andrew Miller (0-2), S: none
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)

Regular and Postseason
Season Series: 2013 - DET over 5-4; 2012 - Tied 5-5; 2011 - BOS won 5-1; All-Time - BOS leads 1027-958

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

RedSox Batters (5.27 RS/G) vs. Tigers Pitchers (3.85 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
21.Porcello
G/S/vB
33.Smyly*
G/S/vB
31.Veras
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
50.Berry* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 9/7 .625/.667/1.000/1.667 2.000/1.571 1.571 9/1.667 3/0 1/0
72.Bogaerts G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 50/32 .250/.320/.364/.684 1.089/.463 .759 30/.700 1/0 1/0
37.Carp* G/S/vP 6/.167 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· 243/215 .296/.362/.523/.885 .745/.904 .916 40/.816 1/0 9/2
7.Drew* G/S/vP 16/.517 3/.333 ··· 5/.400 7/1.371 6/1.500 1/.000 4/.500 501/334 .253/.333/.443/.777 .585/.876 .687 79/.868 6/0 13/8
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 26/.587 4/.250 3/1.167 3/.000 11/.182 11/2.127 4/.833 3/1.000 636/399 .298/.355/.426/.781 .641/.863 .773 23/.984 52/4 9/3
5.Gomes G/S/vP 13/.231 ··· 2/.000 8/.536 1/2.000 1/2.000 2/.000 7/.286 366/176 .247/.344/.426/.771 .795/.745 .811 50/.889 1/0 13/1
16.Middlebrooks G/S/vP 2/1.000 1/5.000 2/.000 2/1.000 1/5.000 5/.400 4/1.250 1/3.000 374/255 .227/.271/.425/.696 .782/.656 .741 83/.753 3/1 17/10
12.Napoli G/S/vP 28/.864 1/.000 2/1.000 9/.904 8/.542 17/.916 7/.000 5/1.400 578/400 .259/.360/.482/.842 .899/.816 .866 74/1.241 1/1 23/6
29.Nava# G/S/vP 4/1.167 1/5.000 ··· 4/.500 2/.000 3/1.167 3/1.000 1/3.000 536/397 .303/.385/.445/.831 .647/.894 .810 86/.852 0/2 12/4
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 30/1.174 3/2.500 3/1.666 27/.842 20/.317 7/1.000 5/1.800 3/.333 600/384 .309/.395/.564/.959 .733/1.092 .990 97/1.036 4/0 30/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 19/.161 5/.400 3/.000 11/1.101 9/1.127 12/.550 2/1.000 6/.333 724/504 .301/.372/.415/.787 .937/.722 .712 96/.755 17/5 9/5
3.Ross G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 2/1.000 ··· 1/.000 116/55 .216/.298/.382/.681 .804/.544 .677 25/.708 1/0 4/1
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP 15/.266 1/.000 ··· 3/.000 4/.833 5/.400 ··· 5/.600 470/334 .273/.338/.466/.804 .628/.873 .770 48/1.042 4/1 14/6
18.Victorino# G/S/vP 6/.000 4/.250 3/.333 1/2.000 1/no AB 3/1.167 2/1.500 6/1.300 532/229 .294/.351/.451/.801 .861/.706 .755 70/.873 21/3 15/3
IP 218.1 49.0 38.2 67.0 38.1 177.0 76.0 62.2 TOTAL .277/.349/.446/.795 .751/.818 .773 .882 123/19 178/80
ERA-K/9 3.46/8.9 4.59/12.9 5.82/7.2 2.01/9.8 5.40/7.0 4.32/7.2 2.37/9.6 3.02/8.6 3.61/8.8

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

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 925/.253 220/.213 172/.280 265/.197 177/.291 736/.270 303/.219 254/.199 .247  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 .691 .674 .866 .575 .809 .709 .601 .605 .681
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 546/.658 93/.662 53/.851 151/.514 88/.760 381/.814 129/.471 131/.689 .691
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 379/.739 127/.683 119/.872 114/.658 89/.860 355/.599 174/.699 123/.516 .670
Home 477/.707 128/.599 123/.895 133/.638 90/.816 374/.713 141/.601 147/.591
Last 28d days 131/.637 36/.597 39/.751 44/.473 16/1.261 119/.685 30/.707 23/.698
HR/SB/CS 19/21/4 5/3/0 7/3/0 5/10/0 3/0/1 18/12/5 4/8/2 6/7/0 128/128/29
Usage ····X··· ·oo····· ·······X ·oX·X·X· ········ ·o······ ·oo····· ·oo····X
Tigers Batters (4.91 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.05 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 41.Lackey
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/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
13.Avila* G/S/vP 9/.222 4/.000 3/.333 1/no AB 2/1.000 2/.500 3/.000 ··· 379/291 .227/.317/.376/.693 .455/.767 .808 71/.956 0/0 11/6
24.Cabrera G/S/vP 13/1.052 7/.453 5/.650 6/.500 3/.666 4/.833 5/2.600 2/.000 652/488 .348/.442/.636/1.078 1.210/1.035 1.081 82/.768 3/0 44/12
12.Dirks* G/S/vP 6/1.300 1/no AB 3/.000 2/.000 3/.666 ··· 1/.000 ··· 484/398 .256/.323/.363/.686 .631/.698 .742 64/.635 7/1 9/2
28.Fielder* G/S/vP 9/1.111 5/.650 58/1.041 7/.000 8/.575 ··· 3/.000 1/.000 712/451 .279/.362/.457/.819 .819/.819 .842 94/.957 1/1 25/6
48.Hunter G/S/vP 61/.670 10/1.611 14/1.288 4/.833 4/1.000 4/.500 15/.867 2/.000 652/464 .304/.334/.465/.800 .829/.788 .861 83/.756 3/2 17/3
1.Iglesias G/S/vP 3/1.000 ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 ··· 382/247 .303/.349/.386/.735 .769/.716 .738 43/.502 5/2 3/6
4.Infante G/S/vP 15/.624 2/.500 16/.875 9/.819 2/2.500 3/.000 ··· ··· 476/322 .318/.345/.450/.795 .831/.778 .854 83/.775 5/2 10/10
14.Jackson G/S/vP 8/.875 3/2.333 3/.666 3/3.000 2/.000 2/.000 8/.750 2/.000 614/429 .272/.337/.417/.754 .681/.784 .724 106/.682 8/4 12/2
32.Kelly* G/S/vP 6/.666 ··· 3/.666 ··· 2/.500 ··· 3/1.666 1/no AB 251/194 .222/.309/.343/.652 .574/.674 .744 35/.442 2/0 6/2
41.Martinez# G/S/vP 34/.885 10/.500 7/.715 4/.000 3/1.667 ··· 3/.000 ··· 668/424 .301/.355/.430/.785 .735/.813 .817 86/.903 0/2 14/0
55.Pena# G/S/vP 6/1.167 1/.000 4/.583 3/.666 1/.000 ··· 3/.000 ··· 243/133 .297/.315/.397/.713 .608/.801 .668 17/.294 0/2 4/3
27.Peralta G/S/vP 33/.751 9/.333 1/no AB 5/.200 5/.933 2/.500 5/.600 ··· 448/312 .303/.358/.457/.815 .964/.750 .940 12/.583 3/3 11/4
26.Perez G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 71/35 .197/.217/.227/.445 .501/.388 .426 10/.200 1/0 0/2
39.Santiago# G/S/vP 9/.778 9/.347 5/.000 ··· ··· 3/.000 4/.500 1/2.000 234/174 .224/.298/.288/.586 .591/.584 .617 54/.536 0/1 1/2
IP 189.1 59.2 171.1 162.1 25.1 68.1 74.1 41.2 TOTAL .283/.346/.434/.780 .764/.788 .821 .718 35/20 176/76
ERA-K/9 3.52/7.7 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)
 Avila (73-15-9)
 Martinez (1-0-0)
 Pena (42-13-5)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 778/.247 237/.228 754/.256 705/.261 112/.255 284/.265 265/.130 180/.272 .248  Hunter
 Dirks
 Jackson
 Kelly
 Peralta
0/0/143/9
116/4/15/7
0/129/0/5
38/25/22/0
3/0/0/0
OPS .704 .635 .774 .729 .737 .741 .400 .751 .710
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 436/.659 102/.704 412/.704 192/.648 42/.446 129/.790 136/.340 101/.720 .678
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 342/.760 135/.581 342/.856 513/.760 70/.925 155/.700 129/.462 79/.791 .736
Road 416/.758 118/.502 258/.809 324/.821 63/.761 155/.740 128/.343 99/.859
Last 28d days 112/.697 38/.388 85/.730 57/.937 32/.563 34/.853 40/.279 34/.805
HR/SB/CS 26/36/7 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···Xo ········ ·X······ ·······o ··o···oo ·oX···Xo ·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.