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Game Preview: BOS @ SEA, 10:10pm, Monday, July 8, 2013 @Safeco Field

RedSox, 54-36, 54-36 1st, 4½ up

SP: Jon Lester (29, LHP, 8-4, 4.41)

2013 Gamelogs / 2013 Splits / vs. SEA Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2013 (8-4) 114.1 112 58 56 40 93 13 4.41
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 2-3 41.2 50 29 29 21 33 8 6.26 42
2013-07-03 SDP ND 7.0 6 1 1 1 5 0 102 65
2013-06-27 TOR W 7.0 5 4 4 3 5 0 95 53
2013-06-21 @DET W 5.2 9 5 5 3 3 2 102 31
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
Last 5 v.SEA 3-1 37.1 32 14 10 9 44 3 2.41 63
2012-09-04 @SEA W 6.0 9 3 3 2 4 2 111 44
2012-05-14 SEA W 9.0 8 1 1 0 6 0 119 73
2010-09-13 @SEA W 8.0 3 1 1 3 12 0 112 81
2010-07-24 @SEA L 7.2 4 5 4 1 13 1 124 65
2009-07-05 SEA ND 6.2 8 4 1 3 9 0 122 54
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   31-16   Road:   23-20   ExtrInn: 4-3 
 vsRHP:  36-25   vsLHP:  18-11   1-Run:  12-8 
 vsEast: 23-15   vsCntrl:13-11   vsWest: 11-8  IL: 7-2 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 90 Sun, Jul  7  @LAA  L   0-3       54-36  1st  4.5 up
 89 Sat, Jul  6  @LAA  L   7-9 (11)  54-35  1st  5.0 up
 88 Fri, Jul  5  @LAA  W   6-2       54-34  1st  5.5 up
 87 Thu, Jul  4   SDP  W   8-2       53-34  1st  4.5 up
 86 Wed, Jul  3   SDP  W   2-1       52-34  1st  3.5 up
 85 Tue, Jul  2   SDP  W   4-1       51-34  1st  3.5 up
 84 Sun, Jun 30   TOR  W   5-4       50-34  1st  2.5 up
 83 Sat, Jun 29   TOR  L   2-6       49-34  1st  2.5 up
 82 Fri, Jun 28   TOR  W   7-5       49-33  1st  3.5 up
 81 Thu, Jun 27   TOR  W   7-4       48-33  1st  3.5 up
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:18-12
Mariners, 39-49, 39-49 4th, 12½ GB, 12 GB in WC

SP: Felix Hernandez (27, RHP, 8-4, 2.69)

2013 Gamelogs / 2013 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2013 (8-4) 123.2 113 41 37 24 130 11 2.69
2012 (13-9) 232.0 209 84 79 56 223 14 3.06
2011 (14-14) 233.2 218 99 90 67 222 19 3.47
Last 7 GS 3-0 48.1 44 17 16 11 49 6 2.98 60
2013-07-03 @TEX ND 7.0 7 2 2 2 7 2 107 60
2013-06-26 PIT ND 7.0 6 2 2 2 11 1 108 66
2013-06-20 @LAA ND 5.0 12 7 6 0 2 2 87 19
2013-06-15 @OAK W 7.0 5 0 0 1 8 0 108 74
2013-06-09 NYY ND 7.0 5 1 1 2 7 0 108 68
2013-06-04 CHW W 7.1 6 4 4 1 8 1 108 57
2013-05-30 @SDP W 8.0 3 1 1 3 6 0 110 75
Last 5 v.BOS 3-1 36.2 35 14 13 9 36 4 3.19 59
2012-06-28 BOS W 9.0 5 0 0 1 13 0 128 89
2011-08-13 BOS W 7.0 9 4 4 2 2 2 107 43
2011-07-22 @BOS L 6.1 11 6 6 4 2 1 117 25
2011-05-01 @BOS ND 7.0 6 2 2 1 10 0 111 66
2010-08-25 @BOS W 7.1 4 2 1 1 9 1 122 72
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   21-22   Road:   18-27   ExtrInn: 6-7 
 vsRHP:  25-34   vsLHP:  14-15   1-Run:  11-15
 vsEast:  7-6    vsCntrl: 5-11   vsWest: 21-24 IL: 6-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 88 Sun, Jul  7  @CIN  W   3-1       39-49  4th 12.5 gb
 87 Sat, Jul  6  @CIN  L   4-13      38-49  4th 12.5 gb
 86 Fri, Jul  5  @CIN  W   4-2       38-48  4th 12.5 gb
 85 Thu, Jul  4  @TEX  L   4-5       37-48  4th 12.5 gb
 84 Wed, Jul  3  @TEX  W   4-2 (10)  37-47  4th 11.5 gb
 83 Tue, Jul  2  @TEX  W   9-2       36-47  4th 12.5 gb
 82 Sun, Jun 30   CHC  L   6-7       35-47  4th 13.0 gb
 81 Sat, Jun 29   CHC  L   3-5 (11)  35-46  4th 12.0 gb
 80 Fri, Jun 28   CHC  W   5-4 (10)  35-45  4th 12.0 gb
 79 Wed, Jun 26   PIT  L   2-4       34-45  4th 11.5 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20: 9-11   Last 30:14-16
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Wed, Sep 05, 2012 SEA  2  BOS  1        W:Kevin Millwood (5-12), L: Aaron Cook (3-9), S: Tom Wilhelmsen (24)
Tue, Sep 04, 2012 BOS  4 @SEA  3        W:Jon Lester (9-11), L: Blake Beavan (9-9), S: Andrew Bailey (2)
Mon, Sep 03, 2012 SEA  4  BOS  1        W:Jason Vargas (14-9), L: Clay Buchholz (11-5), S: Tom Wilhelmsen (23)
Sun, Jul 01, 2012 BOS  2 @SEA  1 (10)   W:Vicente Padilla (2-0), L: Brandon League (0-5), S: Alfredo Aceves (19)
Sat, Jun 30, 2012 SEA  3  BOS  2 (11)   W:Shawn Kelley (2-2), L: Alfredo Aceves (0-5), S: none
Fri, Jun 29, 2012 BOS  5 @SEA  0        W:Aaron Cook (2-1), L: Hector Noesi (2-10), S: none
Thu, Jun 28, 2012 SEA  1  BOS  0        W:Felix Hernandez (6-5), L: Scott Atchison (2-1), S: none
Tue, May 15, 2012 BOS  5  SEA  0        W:Josh Beckett (3-4), L: Blake Beavan (1-4), S: none
Mon, May 14, 2012 BOS  6  SEA  1        W:Jon Lester (2-3), L: Jason Vargas (4-3), S: none
Sun, Aug 14, 2011 SEA  5  BOS  3        W:Charlie Furbush (3-4), L: Tim Wakefield (6-5), S: Brandon League (29)
Season Series: 2013 -  0-0; 2012 - BOS won 5-4; 2011 - BOS won 5-4; All-Time - BOS leads 220-162

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 (5.09 RS/G) vs. Mariners Pitchers (4.41 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 34.Hernandez
G/S/vB
49.Beavan
G/S/vB
32.Bonderman
G/S/vB
58.Capps
G/S/vB
40.Farquhar
G/S/vB
41.Furbush*
G/S/vB
31.Medina
G/S/vB
59.Perez*
G/S/vB
54.Wilhelmsen
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
37.Carp* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 134/116 .306/.366/.628/.994 .690/1.043 .934 36/.877 0/0 8/1
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 23/.919 11/.546 5/.400 1/no AB 1/2.000 5/.200 ··· 1/.000 ··· 396/256 .301/.364/.413/.777 .652/.844 .771 118/.859 36/3 2/3
5.Gomes G/S/vP 13/.508 ··· 3/.333 ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/.000 1/.000 189/87 .236/.333/.410/.743 .724/.766 .719 46/.926 0/0 6/0
26.Holt* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 6/6 .250/.333/.250/.583 /.583 .583 6/.583 0/0 0/0
10.Iglesias G/S/vP ··· 2/1.500 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 168/110 .395/.446/.507/.953 1.069/.893 1.030 85/.836 2/1 1/2
20.Lavarnway G/S/vP ··· 3/1.666 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 29/14 .308/.345/.423/.768 .833/.690 .594 20/.844 0/0 0/0
12.Napoli G/S/vP 39/.641 15/.498 6/1.000 1/.000 ··· 4/.833 ··· 1/.000 3/.666 344/243 .257/.343/.436/.779 .685/.818 .812 76/.642 1/1 10/5
29.Nava# G/S/vP 7/.286 2/2.000 ··· ··· ··· 3/.000 ··· 1/no AB 3/.000 331/242 .294/.378/.450/.828 .641/.898 .811 86/.718 0/2 10/1
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 32/.782 9/1.666 32/.621 ··· ··· 7/.572 ··· 2/.000 1/2.000 301/194 .313/.399/.595/.994 .773/1.123 1.016 101/.946 2/0 17/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 35/.809 13/.833 10/.856 1/2.000 ··· 6/.000 ··· 2/.500 1/2.000 399/282 .321/.401/.439/.840 .962/.792 .662 106/.750 13/4 5/1
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP 24/.565 8/.750 ··· ··· 1/3.000 7/.286 ··· 8/.250 3/1.667 265/197 .268/.340/.460/.800 .617/.859 .686 76/.614 0/1 8/4
23.Snyder G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 22/9 .273/.273/.500/.773 1.308/.000 .667 22/.773 0/0 1/1
18.Victorino# G/S/vP 4/2.417 ··· 3/.666 ··· ··· ··· ··· 17/.945 ··· 250/163 .285/.331/.395/.725 .656/.754 .704 96/.756 9/2 3/1
IP 123.2 37.2 38.1 33.2 21.1 34.1 30.2 32.1 37.2 TOTAL .278/.350/.446/.796 .721/.832 .755 .768 69/16 91/47
ERA-K/9 2.69/9.5 5.97/6.0 4.93/3.8 6.42/10.7 6.33/12.7 3.41/12.6 2.64/9.4 1.39/12.8 3.58/6.4 4.12/7.8

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Lavarnway (6-3-1)
 Saltalamacchia (42-10-5)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 490/.246 164/.286 170/.267 151/.319 92/.272 146/.171 133/.202 130/.207 151/.177 .256  Victorino
 Nava
 Ellsbury
 Gomes
 Carp
0/2/57/6
36/0/43/4
0/83/0/3
48/0/2/3
22/0/2/0
OPS .666 .780 .800 .934 .711 .539 .530 .594 .521 .729
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 254/.685 70/.833 103/.862 59/1.169 45/.529 72/.446 54/.580 62/.586 74/.646 .717
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 236/.645 94/.741 67/.705 92/.792 47/.880 74/.633 79/.495 68/.604 77/.402 .739
Home 200/.683 105/.655 94/.593 81/.942 39/.686 71/.625 83/.486 71/.730 77/.420
Last 28d days 107/.812 46/.803 124/.746 32/1.467 48/.871 43/.575 43/.562 33/.470 40/.804
HR/SB/CS 11/9/2 7/4/1 4/0/2 9/6/1 2/2/0 3/3/0 0/3/0 3/1/0 2/4/0 103/52/14
Usage ····X··· ·······X ·X·····X ·X······ ·X·o···· o·XoX··· ··o·oo·· ··oo·X·· o···oo·o
Mariners Batters (3.69 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.10 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
65.De La Torre
G/S/vB
41.Lackey
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
13.Ackley* G/S/vP 7/.572 3/.000 2/1.000 ··· 7/1.071 ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 200/152 .202/.263/.251/.514 .455/.533 .448 29/.501 1/1 1/0
12.Bay G/S/vP ··· 2/.500 4/.833 ··· 4/1.250 ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· 216/114 .220/.321/.425/.746 .817/.678 .828 38/.808 3/1 11/0
33.Blanco G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· ··· ··· 6/.334 ··· ··· ··· ··· 66/44 .175/.277/.281/.558 .372/.659 .619 23/.620 0/0 1/1
9.Chavez* G/S/vP 6/.666 5/.000 5/.250 ··· 14/1.263 ··· 3/.666 ··· ··· 231/173 .274/.298/.342/.641 .500/.688 .656 92/.622 0/2 2/2
20.Franklin# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 148/101 .287/.345/.485/.830 .698/.894 .840 97/.840 5/1 6/6
28.Ibanez* G/S/vP 12/.833 2/5.000 3/.666 ··· 62/.961 ··· ··· ··· ··· 266/190 .257/.305/.554/.859 .900/.842 .919 96/1.016 0/0 21/2
5.Miller* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 35/30 .200/.314/.400/.714 .200/.795 .671 35/.714 2/0 0/1
8.Morales# G/S/vP 3/.000 5/.400 3/1.667 ··· 3/.666 3/.000 5/2.600 ··· ··· 349/225 .272/.332/.438/.770 .848/.728 .788 84/.624 0/0 11/1
26.Ryan G/S/vP 9/.889 2/.000 5/1.600 ··· 7/.334 ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· 245/171 .199/.261/.262/.524 .514/.528 .448 52/.380 4/2 2/9
55.Saunders* G/S/vP 6/1.500 2/.500 5/1.200 ··· 3/.666 ··· 4/.000 ··· ··· 235/154 .207/.291/.325/.616 .603/.622 .564 55/.620 10/2 5/0
15.Seager* G/S/vP 7/.714 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 376/237 .286/.348/.478/.826 .712/.895 .687 103/.840 3/3 13/5
17.Smoak# G/S/vP 10/.700 6/.167 5/1.400 ··· 10/.200 1/.000 2/5.000 ··· ··· 239/172 .257/.360/.403/.763 .504/.866 .744 59/.967 0/0 7/2
3.Zunino G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 68/50 .200/.235/.277/.512 .535/.505 .536 68/.512 0/0 1/0
IP 114.1 26.0 28.0 5.1 93.1 39.0 37.1 24.0 26.1 TOTAL .239/.304/.391/.695 .686/.699 .696 .715 30/13 104/43
ERA-K/9 4.41/7.3 4.15/12.5 3.21/5.1 5.06/8.5 2.80/8.5 3.00/10.2 1.93/12.8 7.88/7.1 4.10/7.2 3.83/8.5

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Blanco (5-2-9)
 Zunino (6-1-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 485/.255 107/.232 115/.262 22/.222 385/.243 160/.268 145/.170 113/.319 119/.298 .249  Ibanez
 Saunders
 Chavez
 Bay
 Ackley
47/0/1/4
3/52/9/4
8/24/33/4
37/1/20/2
0/8/0/0
OPS .733 .796 .716 .808 .686 .773 .556 .921 .792 .730
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 86/.863 55/.687 44/.772 8/.708 213/.588 81/.759 77/.406 56/1.198 60/.472 .687
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 399/.704 52/.908 71/.679 14/.857 172/.805 79/.785 68/.722 57/.645 59/1.128 .763
Road 291/.805 46/1.050 49/.599 17/.651 222/.753 80/.763 71/.484 21/1.055 67/.785
Last 28d days 132/.920 30/1.186 50/.943 14/.812 141/.649 44/.892 41/.402 75/.738 41/.900
HR/SB/CS 13/8/2 7/2/1 2/0/1 1/1/1 13/16/4 6/1/2 5/1/0 5/3/2 0/1/1 101/63/21
Usage ····X··· ·X·o···· ·Xoo···o ········ X····X·· o·o·X··· ·Xo·Xo·X ···X···· ·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.