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Game Preview: BOS @ NYY, 7:05pm, Friday, May 31, 2013 @Yankee Stadium III

RedSox, 33-22, 33-22 1st, 2 up

SP: Jon Lester (29, LHP, 6-1, 3.34)

2013 Gamelogs / 2013 Splits / vs. NYY Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2013 (6-1) 72.2 62 29 27 19 60 5 3.34
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 3-1 46.2 43 24 22 15 37 5 4.24 53
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
2013-05-10 TOR W 9.0 1 0 0 0 5 0 118 90
2013-05-05 @TEX ND 6.0 5 3 3 3 7 2 115 54
2013-04-30 @TOR ND 6.0 6 6 5 2 5 1 100 41
2013-04-24 OAK W 5.2 6 3 3 6 5 1 115 44
Last 5 v.NYY 2-0 28.1 27 11 10 14 23 3 3.18 53
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
2012-09-11 NYY ND 5.1 5 3 3 7 5 0 102 44
2012-08-18 @NYY W 7.0 5 1 1 2 4 1 105 65
2012-07-28 @NYY ND 6.0 4 4 4 2 6 2 101 52
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   17-12   Road:   16-10   ExtrInn: 3-1 
 vsRHP:  21-13   vsLHP:  12-9    1-Run:   8-5 
 vsEast: 13-8    vsCntrl:12-8    vsWest:  6-4  IL: 2-2 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 55 Thu, May 30  @PHI  W   9-2       33-22  1st  2.0 up
 54 Wed, May 29  @PHI  L   3-4       32-22  1st  1.0 up
 53 Tue, May 28   PHI  L   1-3       32-21  1st  1.0 up
 52 Mon, May 27   PHI  W   9-3       32-20  1st  1.0 up
 51 Sun, May 26   CLE  W   6-5       31-20  1st    Tied
 50 Sat, May 25   CLE  W   7-4       30-20  2nd  1.0 gb
 49 Fri, May 24   CLE  W   8-1       29-20  2nd  1.0 gb
 48 Thu, May 23   CLE  L   3-12      28-20  2nd  1.0 gb
 47 Wed, May 22  @CHW  W   6-2       28-19  2nd  0.5 gb
 46 Tue, May 21  @CHW  L   1-3       27-19  2nd  1.5 gb
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:15-15
Yankees, 30-23, 30-23 2nd, 2 GB, tied for WC

SP: CC Sabathia (32, LHP, 4-4, 3.96)

2013 Gamelogs / 2013 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2013 (4-4) 72.2 80 35 32 16 61 11 3.96
2012 (15-6) 200.0 184 89 75 44 197 22 3.38
2011 (19-8) 237.1 230 87 79 61 230 17 3.00
Last 7 GS 1-3 44.2 54 26 24 8 37 10 4.84 48
2013-05-26 @TBR L 7.0 8 7 7 1 5 2 108 37
2013-05-20 @BAL ND 6.1 11 4 4 0 2 1 102 37
2013-05-14 SEA ND 6.1 10 3 2 2 10 1 112 51
2013-05-09 @COL ND 4.0 1 1 1 1 2 0 51 57
2013-05-03 OAK L 6.0 8 2 2 2 6 1 118 52
2013-04-27 TOR W 8.0 9 4 3 0 4 2 113 54
2013-04-22 @TBR L 7.0 7 5 5 2 8 3 104 49
Last 5 v.BOS 2-2 31.0 39 21 21 10 34 4 6.10 45
2013-04-01 BOS L 5.0 8 4 4 4 5 0 102 36
2012-10-01 BOS W 8.0 4 2 2 1 7 1 103 72
2012-07-28 BOS ND 6.0 8 6 6 2 6 1 104 36
2011-08-30 @BOS W 6.0 10 2 2 2 10 1 128 52
2011-08-06 @BOS L 6.0 9 7 7 1 6 1 94 31
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   15-11   Road:   15-12   ExtrInn: 3-2 
 vsRHP:  19-18   vsLHP:  11-5    1-Run:   9-6 
 vsEast: 15-9    vsCntrl: 7-3    vsWest:  4-5  IL: 4-6 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 53 Thu, May 30   NYM  L   1-3       30-23  2nd  2.0 gb
 52 Wed, May 29   NYM  L   4-9       30-22  2nd  1.0 gb
 51 Tue, May 28  @NYM  L   1-2       30-21  2nd  1.0 gb
 50 Mon, May 27  @NYM  L   1-2       30-20  2nd  1.0 gb
 49 Sun, May 26  @TBR  L   3-8       30-19  1st    Tied
 48 Sat, May 25  @TBR  W   4-3 (11)  30-18  1st  1.0 up
 47 Fri, May 24  @TBR  W   9-4       29-18  1st  1.0 up
 46 Wed, May 22  @BAL  L   3-6       28-18  1st  0.5 up
 45 Tue, May 21  @BAL  L   2-3 (10)  28-17  1st  1.5 up
 44 Mon, May 20  @BAL  W   6-4 (10)  28-16  1st  1.5 up
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:16-14
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Thu, Apr 04, 2013 NYY  4  BOS  2        W:Andy Pettitte (1-0), L: Ryan Dempster (0-1), S: Mariano Rivera (1)
Wed, Apr 03, 2013 BOS  7 @NYY  4        W:Clay Buchholz (1-0), L: Hiroki Kuroda (0-1), S: Joel Hanrahan (1)
Mon, Apr 01, 2013 BOS  8 @NYY  2        W:Jon Lester (1-0), L: CC Sabathia (0-1), S: none

Wed, Oct 03, 2012 NYY 14  BOS  2        W:Hiroki Kuroda (16-11), L: Daisuke Matsuzaka (1-7), S: none
Tue, Oct 02, 2012 NYY  4  BOS  3 (12)   W:Derek Lowe (9-11), L: Andrew Miller (3-2), S: none
Mon, Oct 01, 2012 NYY 10  BOS  2        W:CC Sabathia (15-6), L: Clay Buchholz (11-8), S: none
Thu, Sep 13, 2012 NYY  2 @BOS  0        W:Phil Hughes (15-12), L: Felix Doubront (10-9), S: Rafael Soriano (38)
Wed, Sep 12, 2012 NYY  5 @BOS  4        W:David Phelps (4-4), L: Aaron Cook (3-10), S: Rafael Soriano (37)
Tue, Sep 11, 2012 BOS  4  NYY  3        W:Andrew Bailey (1-0), L: David Robertson (1-7), S: none
Sun, Aug 19, 2012 NYY  4  BOS  1        W:Hiroki Kuroda (12-8), L: Josh Beckett (5-11), S: Rafael Soriano (31)
Season Series: 2013 - BOS over 2-1; 2012 - NYY won 13-5; 2011 - BOS won 12-6; All-Time - NYY leads 1146-961

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 (4.98 RS/G) vs. Yankees Pitchers (3.83 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 52.Sabathia*
G/S/vB
62.Chamberlain
G/S/vB
38.Claiborne
G/S/vB
27.Kelley
G/S/vB
48.Logan*
G/S/vB
34.Nuno*
G/S/vB
41.Phelps
G/S/vB
42.Rivera
G/S/vB
30.Robertson
G/S/vB
43.Warren
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
44.Bradley* G/S/vP 3/.667 1/no AB ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 40/26 .121/.275/.152/.427 .381/.451 .562 2/1.000 1/0 0/1
37.Carp* G/S/vP 6/.167 2/2.000 ··· ··· 4/2.250 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 67/58 .270/.313/.587/.901 .347/.982 .976 36/.396 0/0 3/0
23.Ciriaco G/S/vP 7/.572 1/2.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 9/.888 ··· 3/1.334 ··· 53/32 .239/.321/.391/.712 .563/.808 .411 27/.696 2/1 1/7
7.Drew* G/S/vP 3/1.334 1/no AB ··· 1/.000 3/.000 ··· ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 ··· 162/110 .217/.327/.370/.697 .535/.775 .658 93/.760 2/0 3/1
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 35/.641 27/.305 ··· 1/.000 11/1.182 ··· 10/.800 13/.350 14/.517 3/.666 255/157 .268/.337/.372/.710 .589/.784 .803 119/.669 21/2 1/2
5.Gomes G/S/vP 32/.644 1/2.000 ··· 2/.000 5/1.800 ··· 2/.500 10/1.171 1/.000 ··· 124/56 .186/.339/.320/.658 .727/.572 .871 60/.581 0/0 3/0
10.Iglesias G/S/vP 6/.666 2/.000 ··· 1/no AB 1/2.000 ··· 4/.000 ··· ··· 2/1.000 47/28 .419/.447/.535/.982 1.263/.774 1.140 26/.945 0/0 0/0
12.Napoli G/S/vP 25/.701 8/1.225 ··· 7/1.572 1/.000 ··· 3/1.666 4/.000 5/1.350 2/1.000 228/160 .261/.342/.483/.825 .690/.881 .800 102/.723 0/0 8/3
29.Nava# G/S/vP 7/1.000 2/.000 ··· 2/.500 2/1.500 ··· 5/.400 ··· 5/.200 3/1.667 196/142 .289/.398/.472/.870 .711/.931 .837 95/.800 0/1 7/0
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 53/.650 22/.814 ··· 1/.000 17/.753 ··· 2/2.000 29/.898 11/.637 ··· 151/88 .336/.404/.619/1.023 .783/1.203 1.164 104/.882 2/0 9/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 45/.656 25/1.333 ··· 3/.000 7/1.514 ··· 13/.770 14/.214 19/1.009 3/.666 246/171 .329/.415/.437/.851 .996/.790 .704 115/.951 8/2 3/0
3.Ross G/S/vP 16/1.144 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 58/25 .180/.281/.440/.721 .667/.789 .905 19/.489 1/0 4/0
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP 19/.691 8/1.357 ··· 2/.000 10/.500 ··· 7/2.357 4/.250 5/.400 2/.000 156/116 .257/.333/.457/.790 .426/.909 .651 75/.860 0/1 5/4
IP 72.2 10.2 14.2 21.0 15.0 20.0 50.1 19.1 22.0 25.2 TOTAL .264/.345/.433/.778 .696/.820 .775 .756 41/10 57/30
ERA-K/9 3.96/7.6 3.38/8.4 0.61/6.7 5.57/15.4 1.80/11.4 2.25/4.0 4.65/8.9 1.86/7.5 2.86/11.9 2.10/7.0 3.66/8.0

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Ross (13-4-1)
 Saltalamacchia (28-5-5)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 312/.276 49/.268 51/.176 87/.222 62/.263 82/.213 216/.255 76/.233 88/.179 103/.240 .254  Ellsbury
 Gomes
 Bradley
 Nava
 Carp
0/54/0/3
30/0/0/2
13/0/0/1
18/0/30/1
16/0/0/0
OPS .763 .647 .431 .770 .681 .654 .757 .592 .564 .625 .715
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 59/.777 25/.750 26/.500 40/.800 33/.667 19/.691 128/.794 34/.478 45/.429 52/.683 .725
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 253/.760 24/.553 25/.360 47/.744 29/.696 63/.643 88/.702 42/.686 43/.698 51/.566 .708
Home 179/.756 37/.657 24/.292 32/.715 32/.541 36/.632 110/.810 39/.447 38/.661 57/.756
Last 28d days 108/.829 5/.400 51/.431 40/.489 30/.578 69/.646 114/.694 32/.581 42/.540 50/.620
HR/SB/CS 11/0/1 0/2/1 1/1/0 5/0/0 2/0/0 2/0/0 4/0/2 1/1/0 3/4/0 2/0/0 56/15/8
Usage ····X··· X······· ·X···X·· X····oo· o··o·oo· X····X·· ·X····X· ··o··o·· ··oX·X·· ·X······
Yankees Batters (4.11 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.07 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 31.Lester*
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
59.Mortensen
G/S/vB
36.Tazawa
G/S/vB
19.Uehara
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
39.Adams G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 53/40 .250/.264/.423/.687 1.077/.559 .596 53/.687 0/0 2/0
22.Boesch* G/S/vP 13/.616 2/.500 3/1.667 4/.500 2/.000 ··· 3/2.667 ··· 2/.500 53/40 .275/.302/.529/.831 .641/.890 .900 15/1.200 0/0 3/1
40.Brignac* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 18/.722 2/.000 3/.000 ··· ··· 4/.500 70/62 .200/.235/.292/.528 .661/.510 .407 28/.357 0/0 1/3
24.Cano* G/S/vP 65/.577 8/.393 15/.575 47/.804 12/.258 9/.476 4/1.750 6/1.500 6/.833 231/148 .296/.351/.545/.895 .662/1.028 .896 107/.796 2/0 14/2
11.Gardner* G/S/vP 9/.444 4/.250 5/.000 23/.824 2/.500 1/.000 1/2.000 1/.000 4/.000 227/150 .262/.330/.421/.751 .833/.711 .764 102/.764 9/4 5/1
33.Hafner* G/S/vP 14/.445 ··· 6/.733 37/.661 2/1.500 2/1.500 6/.167 1/2.000 5/.200 157/123 .248/.363/.481/.844 .901/.829 .941 69/.638 2/0 8/
17.Nix G/S/vP 26/1.143 3/.666 5/.200 9/.222 ··· 4/1.250 4/1.750 2/2.500 ··· 156/98 .246/.314/.304/.618 .685/.577 .454 79/.655 5/0 1/4
55.Overbay* G/S/vP 28/1.109 ··· 4/1.250 24/.851 3/.000 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 3/.000 191/135 .247/.289/.461/.750 .466/.868 .773 98/.777 0/0 8/2
53.Romine G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 41/33 .103/.125/.154/.279 .625/.191 .458 37/.278 0/0 0/0
19.Stewart G/S/vP 4/2.333 ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 91/64 .256/.292/.366/.658 .477/.730 .664 48/.649 2/0 3/1
31.Suzuki* G/S/vP 39/.807 6/.900 13/.770 108/.725 8/.250 6/.000 9/1.111 4/.500 7/1.000 180/124 .250/.287/.339/.626 .808/.542 .645 81/.558 5/2 2/1
12.Wells G/S/vP 48/.602 6/.000 3/1.000 40/.520 ··· 1/.000 2/.500 2/.000 7/.572 205/133 .258/.307/.447/.755 .838/.710 .629 96/.641 4/2 10/0
IP 72.2 15.1 13.0 45.2 17.2 5.0 26.0 23.1 21.0 TOTAL .247/.307/.405/.712 .666/.733 .718 .654 32/9 63/23
ERA-K/9 3.34/7.4 1.76/14.1 1.38/4.8 2.96/8.9 3.57/15.8 3.60/3.6 5.19/5.9 2.70/12.0 2.14/12.4 3.79/9.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Romine (6-0-0)
 Stewart (7-6-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 299/.225 59/.164 50/.200 191/.229 77/.227 19/.235 118/.235 95/.270 83/.205 .241  Suzuki
 Wells
 Boesch
 Gardner
 Brignac
6/3/41/4
47/0/0/2
0/0/15/1
0/52/0/1
1/0/0/0
OPS .628 .548 .549 .659 .656 .728 .687 .755 .667 .711
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 50/.656 32/.325 19/.421 117/.619 40/.764 6/.667 62/.733 57/.700 46/.479 .687
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 249/.622 27/.798 31/.630 74/.720 37/.531 13/.762 56/.635 38/.839 37/.889 .731
Road 186/.662 20/.621 22/.477 112/.768 40/.562 19/.728 60/.619 46/.714 47/.656
Last 28d days 144/.656 12/.833 50/.549 147/.674 46/.655 19/.728 62/.785 45/.822 39/.747
HR/SB/CS 5/8/0 2/1/0 0/0/0 6/9/1 2/2/1 1/0/1 2/3/0 4/1/2 4/1/0 58/44/10
Usage ·····X·· o····o·· X·o·X··X ·X····X· ·X·X···o X······· o··X···X X·X··o·o ·X····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.