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Game Preview: BOS @ TBR, 7:10pm, Wednesday, September 11, 2013 @Tropicana Field

RedSox, 88-58, 88-58 1st, 8½ up

SP: Ryan Dempster (36, RHP, 8-9, 4.79)

2013 Gamelogs / 2013 Splits / vs. TBR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2013 (8-9) 157.2 160 94 84 69 144 25 4.79
2012 (12-8) 173.0 155 71 65 52 153 19 3.38
2011 (10-14) 202.1 211 111 108 82 191 23 4.80
Last 7 GS 3-1 42.0 46 29 29 15 36 5 6.21 45
2013-09-04 DET W 6.0 6 4 4 2 7 1 100 49
2013-08-30 CHW W 6.1 5 3 3 3 5 1 99 53
2013-08-18 NYY L 5.1 9 7 7 1 3 1 107 24
2013-08-13 @TOR ND 7.0 4 1 1 2 4 0 88 67
2013-08-07 @HOU ND 6.0 7 5 5 0 7 1 92 45
2013-08-01 SEA ND 6.0 9 7 7 5 6 1 110 27
2013-07-27 @BAL W 5.1 6 2 2 2 4 0 84 50
Last 5 v.TBR 1-2 33.1 29 10 9 9 30 4 2.43 60
2013-06-19 TBR L 6.0 8 3 3 2 3 1 108 45
2013-04-15 TBR ND 7.0 2 1 1 2 10 1 101 77
2008-06-17 @TBR ND 5.0 6 1 1 2 6 1 107 55
2003-06-12 @TBD W 7.1 4 1 0 2 5 0 89 71
2002-06-28 @TBD L 8.0 9 4 4 1 6 1 119 53
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   47-25   Road:   41-33   ExtrInn: 9-5 
 vsRHP:  57-39   vsLHP:  31-19   1-Run:  21-17
 vsEast: 36-26   vsCntrl:19-15   vsWest: 20-12 IL:13-5 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
146 Tue, Sep 10  @TBR  W   2-0       88-58  1st  8.5 up
145 Sun, Sep  8  @NYY  L   3-4       87-58  1st  7.5 up
144 Sat, Sep  7  @NYY  W  13-9       87-57  1st  8.5 up
143 Fri, Sep  6  @NYY  W  12-8       86-57  1st  7.5 up
142 Thu, Sep  5  @NYY  W   9-8 (10)  85-57  1st  6.5 up
141 Wed, Sep  4   DET  W  20-4       84-57  1st  5.5 up
140 Tue, Sep  3   DET  W   2-1       83-57  1st  5.5 up
139 Mon, Sep  2   DET  L   0-3       82-57  1st  5.5 up
138 Sun, Sep  1   CHW  W   7-6       82-56  1st  5.5 up
137 Sat, Aug 31   CHW  W   7-2       81-56  1st  4.5 up
 Last 10: 8-2    Last 20:15-5    Last 30:18-12
Rays, 78-65, 78-65 2nd, 8½ GB, 2½ GB in WC

SP: Alex Cobb (25, RHP, 8-3, 2.99)

2013 Gamelogs / 2013 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2013 (8-3) 114.1 99 40 38 37 104 13 2.99
2012 (11-9) 136.1 130 67 61 40 106 11 4.03
2011 (3-2) 52.2 49 21 20 21 37 3 3.42
Last 7 GS 2-1 39.0 36 19 18 20 35 4 4.15 51
2013-09-06 @SEA ND 6.0 7 4 4 1 5 1 92 46
2013-08-31 @OAK L 8.0 5 2 2 4 7 1 108 67
2013-08-25 NYY ND 5.2 7 2 2 3 5 1 100 49
2013-08-20 @BAL W 6.0 3 2 1 4 5 0 92 61
2013-08-15 SEA W 5.0 3 1 1 2 6 1 88 61
2013-06-15 KCR ND 4.1 4 2 2 3 3 0 78 47
2013-06-10 BOS ND 4.0 7 6 6 3 4 0 98 25
Last 5 v.BOS 1-2 28.0 22 16 14 13 25 1 4.50 51
2013-06-10 BOS ND 4.0 7 6 6 3 4 0 98 25
2013-05-16 BOS ND 6.1 3 1 1 2 6 0 92 67
2013-04-14 @BOS L 6.2 7 4 3 2 6 0 106 50
2012-09-26 @BOS W 5.0 3 1 1 3 5 0 91 59
2012-09-17 BOS L 6.0 2 4 3 3 4 1 101 55
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   44-27   Road:   34-38   ExtrInn: 7-6 
 vsRHP:  52-44   vsLHP:  26-21   1-Run:  21-21
 vsEast: 34-30   vsCntrl:17-13   vsWest: 15-14 IL:12-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
143 Tue, Sep 10   BOS  L   0-2       78-65  2nd  8.5 gb
142 Sun, Sep  8  @SEA  W   4-1       78-64  2nd  7.5 gb
141 Sat, Sep  7  @SEA  L   2-6       77-64  2nd  8.5 gb
140 Fri, Sep  6  @SEA  L   4-6       77-63  2nd  7.5 gb
139 Thu, Sep  5  @LAA  L   2-6       77-62  2nd  6.5 gb
138 Wed, Sep  4  @LAA  W   3-1       77-61  2nd  5.5 gb
137 Tue, Sep  3  @LAA  W   7-1       76-61  2nd  5.5 gb
136 Mon, Sep  2  @LAA  L   2-11      75-61  2nd  5.5 gb
135 Sun, Sep  1  @OAK  L   1-5       75-60  2nd  5.5 gb
134 Sat, Aug 31  @OAK  L   1-2       75-59  2nd  4.5 gb
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 7-13   Last 30:12-18
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Tue, Sep 10, 2013 BOS  2 @TBR  0        W:Clay Buchholz (10-0), L: David Price (8-8), S: Koji Uehara (19)
Mon, Jul 29, 2013 TBR  2 @BOS  1        W:David Price (6-5), L: Felix Doubront (7-5), S: Fernando Rodney (26)
Wed, Jul 24, 2013 TBR  5 @BOS  1        W:David Price (5-5), L: Felix Doubront (7-4), S: none
Tue, Jul 23, 2013 BOS  6  TBR  2        W:Jon Lester (9-6), L: Roberto Hernandez (5-11), S: none
Mon, Jul 22, 2013 TBR  3 @BOS  0        W:Matt Moore (14-3), L: Brandon Workman (0-1), S: none
Wed, Jun 19, 2013 TBR  6 @BOS  2        W:Jeremy Hellickson (5-3), L: Ryan Dempster (4-8), S: none
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 BOS  3  TBR  1        W:Andrew Bailey (3-0), L: Joel Peralta (1-3), S: none
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 BOS  5  TBR  1        W:Alfredo Aceves (4-1), L: Chris Archer (1-3), S: none
Wed, Jun 12, 2013 BOS  2 @TBR  1        W:Alfredo Aceves (3-1), L: Chris Archer (1-2), S: Andrew Bailey (7)
Tue, Jun 11, 2013 TBR  8  BOS  3        W:Roberto Hernandez (4-6), L: Jon Lester (6-3), S: none
Season Series: 2013 - BOS over 11-6; 2012 - Tied 9-9; 2011 - TBR won 12-6; All-Time - BOS leads 161-115

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 (5.20 RS/G) vs. Rays Pitchers (4.03 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 53.Cobb
G/S/vB
47.Gomes
G/S/vB
52.Lueke
G/S/vB
57.McGee*
G/S/vB
62.Peralta
G/S/vB
27.Ramos*
G/S/vB
56.Rodney
G/S/vB
54.Torres*
G/S/vB
35.Wright
G/S/vB
49.Wright*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
50.Berry* G/S/vP 3/.333 ··· ··· 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 3/3 .667/.667/.667/1.333 /1.333 .000 3/1.333 1/0 0/0
72.Bogaerts G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 25/15 .333/.360/.500/.860 1.267/.600 1.077 25/.860 0/0 1/0
25.Bradley* G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 74/49 .172/.284/.313/.596 .336/.731 .707 8/.833 1/0 2/1
37.Carp* G/S/vP 5/.800 1/.000 1/.000 2/.000 2/1.000 ··· 3/.000 2/1.000 ··· ··· 210/184 .310/.371/.545/.917 .724/.945 .887 26/.794 1/0 8/2
7.Drew* G/S/vP 11/.697 1/.000 1/.000 5/.200 5/1.600 5/1.000 3/.000 4/.000 9/1.194 4/1.250 443/294 .244/.327/.429/.757 .582/.847 .657 83/.734 4/0 12/6
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 13/.693 4/.666 4/2.083 8/.661 8/1.500 6/.334 4/.833 4/.500 8/.542 3/.667 624/390 .299/.355/.424/.779 .650/.855 .769 90/.730 52/4 8/3
5.Gomes G/S/vP ··· 3/no AB ··· 5/.933 10/2.000 4/.000 8/.000 1/.000 4/.500 2/.000 334/160 .239/.338/.423/.761 .751/.771 .801 69/.696 1/0 12/1
20.Lavarnway G/S/vP 4/.500 ··· ··· 3/.000 1/3.000 2/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 76/47 .310/.342/.451/.793 .775/.804 .649 15/1.200 0/0 1/1
10.McDonald G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 2/2.000 1/.000 4/1.250 ··· 3/.666 ··· 3/.000 ··· 71/50 .094/.171/.156/.328 .143/.401 .350 14/.220 0/0 1/4
16.Middlebrooks G/S/vP 7/.762 ··· 1/.000 3/.000 2/.000 4/.000 3/1.000 2/.000 3/.000 ··· 318/214 .242/.290/.454/.744 .806/.714 .777 85/1.025 2/1 15/9
12.Napoli G/S/vP 9/.873 1/.000 1/2.000 2/2.500 8/1.232 3/1.167 7/.762 ··· 13/1.174 2/1.500 529/364 .260/.352/.481/.832 .887/.807 .862 64/1.284 1/1 21/6
29.Nava# G/S/vP 12/.523 1/.000 ··· 3/.333 5/.200 5/.800 8/.375 3/.000 1/no AB 2/.000 473/352 .298/.389/.445/.834 .665/.892 .782 68/1.130 0/2 11/4
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 8/.875 1/.000 1/3.000 3/.666 14/.429 9/.347 16/1.067 3/1.000 19/.883 3/1.167 533/338 .310/.392/.558/.951 .705/1.099 .980 94/.744 4/0 26/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 17/.620 4/.500 4/.500 3/.000 14/.702 3/.000 6/.333 2/.500 12/1.200 5/.933 656/450 .296/.370/.411/.781 .917/.720 .706 107/.794 17/5 8/4
3.Ross G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 3/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 12/.733 ··· 98/47 .209/.292/.395/.687 .752/.615 .654 23/.729 1/0 4/1
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP 14/.729 2/.000 3/.666 6/.000 8/.000 6/.666 9/.958 4/.833 4/.250 4/1.833 429/299 .259/.329/.435/.764 .616/.825 .714 60/.604 1/1 11/6
23.Snyder G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.500 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 46/17 .200/.217/.400/.617 .931/.059 .301 2/.000 0/0 2/1
18.Victorino# G/S/vP 10/1.125 2/2.000 3/1.333 1/.000 6/.000 3/1.167 5/.200 3/.000 6/1.667 4/.750 487/228 .292/.350/.452/.802 .843/.710 .753 106/1.013 20/3 14/3
IP 114.1 14.0 17.2 55.1 62.0 57.1 57.2 50.0 60.0 49.1 TOTAL .276/.349/.444/.793 .743/.819 .764 .848 112/19 158/74
ERA-K/9 2.99/8.2 7.71/12.9 5.60/11.7 4.07/10.9 2.76/9.4 4.55/6.4 3.75/11.9 1.62/9.9 3.15/7.7 3.83/8.9 3.83/7.9

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Lavarnway (24-6-6)
 Ross (19-10-1)
 Saltalamacchia (83-22-7)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 467/.233 60/.259 82/.242 229/.217 253/.188 251/.277 254/.216 194/.146 250/.244 215/.267 .242  Victorino
 Nava
 Gomes
 Ellsbury
 Bradley
 Berry
 Snyder
 McDonald
 Carp
0/8/105/10
58/1/58/5
87/0/4/5
0/131/0/3
14/9/2/1
2/3/2/0
1/0/0/0
1/0/0/0
34/0/2/0
OPS .662 .824 .858 .658 .577 .708 .660 .448 .651 .787 .692
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 297/.685 27/1.138 41/.859 77/.707 144/.570 97/.766 140/.710 73/.495 150/.629 110/.786 .728
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 170/.623 33/.573 41/.854 152/.632 109/.586 154/.672 114/.599 121/.420 100/.684 105/.787 .660
Home 248/.640 19/.684 28/.454 114/.536 128/.458 115/.716 162/.675 72/.361 124/.582 108/.724
Last 28d days 124/.711 13/1.371 16/1.104 38/.654 50/.604 38/.736 38/.494 51/.642 41/.800 27/.699
HR/SB/CS 13/10/3 3/3/0 3/0/1 8/3/0 5/1/1 4/6/0 3/8/2 1/2/0 3/13/3 7/5/1 136/104/29
Usage ····X··· ········ ········ ··o·X·o· o·X·X·o· ···X···· ··o···o· ···X··o· ···o···· ···X·o··
Rays Batters (4.28 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.08 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 46.Dempster
G/S/vB
32.Breslow*
G/S/vB
66.Britton*
G/S/vB
62.De La Rosa
G/S/vB
41.Lackey
G/S/vB
56.Morales*
G/S/vB
36.Tazawa
G/S/vB
38.Thornton*
G/S/vB
19.Uehara
G/S/vB
64.Webster
G/S/vB
67.Workman
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
7.DeJesus* G/S/vP ··· 6/.833 ··· ··· 27/.530 ··· ··· 24/.469 2/2.000 ··· ··· 373/322 .249/.328/.387/.715 .386/.769 .841 68/.585 4/2 6/1
11.Escobar G/S/vP 14/.286 7/.453 1/.000 ··· 19/1.246 4/.250 5/1.600 3/.000 11/.000 ··· 2/2.000 513/350 .261/.330/.373/.703 .809/.653 .778 90/.752 4/3 9/6
5.Fuld* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/.000 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 4/.000 ··· ··· 180/110 .203/.277/.278/.555 .815/.396 .489 30/.452 7/2 2/0
16.Gimenez G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/.333 1/2.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/2 .500/.500/1.000/1.500 /1.500 2/1.500 0/0 0/0
8.Jennings G/S/vP 6/1.133 2/2.000 1/.000 ··· 12/.182 6/.334 7/.429 ··· 6/.000 ··· 3/1.000 544/373 .247/.327/.397/.725 .872/.657 .714 78/.587 20/8 12/3
2.Johnson* G/S/vP 22/.552 4/.750 ··· 2/1.500 15/.400 6/.834 1/.000 3/.666 2/.000 ··· 3/.000 376/288 .246/.314/.432/.746 .743/.746 .703 44/.526 7/4 16/3
20.Joyce* G/S/vP 6/.334 9/.476 1/.000 ··· 21/1.096 2/.000 2/.000 4/.750 7/1.143 ··· 3/.000 439/384 .244/.333/.436/.768 .521/.806 .783 73/.790 7/2 17/1
59.Lobaton# G/S/vP 2/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 3/.666 4/.750 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 3/.000 269/166 .263/.333/.413/.746 .641/.796 .783 51/1.056 0/1 6/3
21.Loney* G/S/vP 22/.186 8/.804 1/.000 ··· 16/.750 6/.800 2/.000 5/.800 4/.250 ··· 3/.833 519/374 .307/.359/.431/.790 .779/.795 .668 93/.689 3/1 11/7
3.Longoria G/S/vP 8/.875 7/.453 1/.000 ··· 34/.995 2/.000 5/.000 5/.650 17/.294 ··· 3/.666 606/425 .264/.343/.494/.838 .972/.782 .840 107/.842 1/0 29/9
28.Molina G/S/vP 3/2.000 4/1.750 1/.000 ··· 14/.453 2/1.000 2/1.500 5/1.400 ··· ··· ··· 277/186 .242/.303/.310/.613 .656/.593 .566 43/.548 2/1 2/4
9.Myers G/S/vP 3/.000 2/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 290/191 .290/.352/.467/.819 .798/.827 .754 92/.693 5/2 11/0
1.Rodriguez G/S/vP ··· 2/2.500 ··· ··· 6/.800 6/.533 ··· 6/.533 2/.000 ··· ··· 196/41 .247/.316/.356/.672 .695/.585 .616 33/.573 1/3 3/1
30.Scott* G/S/vP 7/1.286 10/1.500 1/.000 ··· 23/1.201 6/.533 2/1.000 6/.000 2/.000 ··· 3/.333 284/199 .244/.331/.423/.754 .764/.749 .844 10/.422 1/0 9/1
15.Young G/S/vP 3/.666 8/.250 ··· ··· 18/.801 6/2.167 ··· 9/1.181 2/1.000 ··· ··· 310/228 .261/.300/.402/.702 .711/.698 .543 19/.737 0/0 9/5
18.Zobrist# G/S/vP 6/.900 9/.708 1/2.000 ··· 33/1.034 7/.715 7/1.096 7/.953 15/.421 ··· 3/2.000 611/399 .276/.357/.413/.770 .634/.844 .842 109/.768 10/2 11/5
IP 157.2 53.2 18.2 9.0 168.0 18.2 63.1 40.0 65.2 26.1 37.1 TOTAL .259/.331/.409/.740 .754/.733 .746 .715 69/33 147/53
ERA-K/9 4.79/8.2 2.01/4.7 3.86/7.7 5.00/6.0 3.48/7.8 5.30/8.2 2.84/9.7 3.60/6.3 1.10/12.5 9.57/7.2 4.34/9.9 3.81/8.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Lobaton (54-9-2)
 Molina (50-20-7)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 695/.260 214/.232 76/.279 40/.306 695/.253 86/.254 262/.263 172/.281 235/.129 128/.336 158/.261 .250  Johnson
 Young
 Zobrist
 DeJesus
 Myers
 Fuld
 Jennings
 Rodriguez
 Joyce
 Scott
51/0/0/6
0/0/65/4
3/0/38/2
13/76/5/2
0/8/54/2
54/19/23/2
0/123/0/2
38/0/8/1
53/0/55/1
6/0/0/0
OPS .777 .650 .711 .875 .712 .764 .737 .729 .403 .995 .715 .713
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 381/.709 91/.735 40/.714 14/.593 398/.658 32/.460 120/.778 84/.645 123/.317 70/1.290 91/.689 .681
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 314/.856 123/.586 36/.706 26/1.032 297/.783 54/.956 142/.701 88/.809 112/.498 58/.633 67/.750 .739
Road 228/.808 107/.505 28/.835 19/1.000 391/.746 54/.811 144/.746 68/.748 118/.347 36/1.250 83/.817
Last 28d days 79/.807 39/.440 28/.854 32/.763 141/.685 28/.495 35/.780 18/.764 34/.088 / 34/.467
HR/SB/CS 25/16/1 3/1/3 1/3/1 2/2/0 21/35/7 2/0/1 8/3/2 4/5/1 5/1/1 7/3/2 4/8/2 142/126/38
Usage ······X· X··o·X·o ···X···· ····X·o· ···X···· ····o·o· o··X·X·o ···o·o·· o···oX·o ········ ··X·X·oo

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.