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Game Preview: BOS @ TEX, 8:05pm, Friday, May 3, 2013 @Rangers Ballpark in Arlington

RedSox, 20-8, 20-8 1st, 2½ up

SP: Felix Doubront (25, LHP, 3-0, 4.24)

2013 Gamelogs / 2013 Splits / vs. TEX Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2013 (3-0) 23.1 20 11 11 13 29 1 4.24
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 4-1 43.1 32 19 18 21 55 3 3.74 58
2013-04-27 HOU W 6.2 4 3 3 4 8 0 103 58
2013-04-22 OAK W 6.2 3 3 3 5 8 0 113 59
2013-04-16 @CLE W 5.0 4 2 2 4 7 0 104 54
2013-04-05 @TOR ND 5.0 9 3 3 0 6 1 90 43
2012-09-29 @BAL L 7.0 7 4 3 1 10 2 107 58
2012-09-23 BAL ND 7.0 4 1 1 2 11 0 112 74
2012-09-18 @TBR W 6.0 1 3 3 5 5 0 101 58
Last 5 v.TEX 0-2 9.2 15 10 8 5 11 1 7.45 36
2012-07-23 @TEX L 5.0 8 6 6 3 6 1 111 30
2010-07-16 TEX L 4.2 7 4 2 2 5 0 92 41
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   11-5    Road:    9-3    ExtrInn: 1-1 
 vsRHP:  13-6    vsLHP:   7-2    1-Run:   4-2 
 vsEast: 10-5    vsCntrl: 4-2    vsWest:  6-1  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 28 Thu, May  2  @TOR  W   3-1       20-8   1st  2.5 up
 27 Wed, May  1  @TOR  W  10-1       19-8   1st  2.0 up
 26 Tue, Apr 30  @TOR  L   7-9       18-8   1st  2.0 up
 25 Sun, Apr 28   HOU  W   6-1       18-7   1st  2.5 up
 24 Sat, Apr 27   HOU  W   8-4       17-7   1st  2.0 up
 23 Fri, Apr 26   HOU  W   7-3       16-7   1st  2.0 up
 22 Thu, Apr 25   HOU  W   7-2       15-7   1st  2.0 up
 21 Wed, Apr 24   OAK  W   6-5       14-7   1st  2.0 up
 20 Tue, Apr 23   OAK  L   0-13 (7)  13-7   1st  1.0 up
 19 Mon, Apr 22   OAK  W   9-6       13-6   1st  2.0 up
 Last 10: 8-2    Last 20:15-5    Last 30:20-8 
Rangers, 17-11, 17-11 1st, 1½ up

SP: Derek Holland (26, LHP, 1-2, 3.38)

2013 Gamelogs / 2013 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2013 (1-2) 34.2 24 14 13 9 28 2 3.38
2012 (12-7) 175.1 162 100 91 52 145 32 4.67
2011 (16-5) 198.0 201 97 87 67 162 22 3.95
Last 7 GS 2-2 44.1 40 24 23 13 37 6 4.67 52
2013-04-27 @MIN L 7.0 5 4 3 1 6 1 97 58
2013-04-22 @LAA ND 5.2 6 6 6 4 7 0 104 36
2013-04-16 @CHC W 7.0 2 0 0 0 6 0 108 79
2013-04-10 TBR L 8.0 5 2 2 3 4 0 110 65
2013-04-05 LAA ND 7.0 6 2 2 1 5 1 94 61
2012-09-30 LAA W 6.2 12 7 7 2 5 2 113 25
2012-09-24 OAK ND 3.0 4 3 3 2 4 2 77 41
Last 5 v.BOS 4-1 33.0 24 11 11 8 28 6 3.00 60
2012-07-25 BOS W 7.2 5 3 3 1 7 2 100 63
2012-04-18 @BOS W 7.0 4 2 2 3 7 1 102 65
2011-09-02 @BOS W 7.0 2 0 0 0 6 0 98 79
2009-08-15 BOS W 6.2 7 2 2 2 3 2 99 53
2009-06-06 @BOS L 4.2 6 4 4 2 5 1 91 39
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    8-4    Road:    9-7    ExtrInn: 0-1 
 vsRHP:  10-6    vsLHP:   7-5    1-Run:   6-2 
 vsEast:  2-1    vsCntrl: 3-4    vsWest: 11-5  IL: 1-1 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 28 Thu, May  2   CHW  L   1-3       17-11  1st  1.5 up
 27 Wed, May  1   CHW  L   2-5       17-10  1st  2.0 up
 26 Tue, Apr 30   CHW  W  10-6       17-9   1st  2.0 up
 25 Sun, Apr 28  @MIN  L   0-5       16-9   1st  2.5 up
 24 Sat, Apr 27  @MIN  L   2-7       16-8   1st  3.5 up
 23 Fri, Apr 26  @MIN  W   4-3       16-7   1st  3.5 up
 22 Thu, Apr 25  @MIN  W   2-1       15-7   1st  2.5 up
 21 Wed, Apr 24  @LAA  W  11-3       14-7   1st  1.5 up
 20 Tue, Apr 23  @LAA  L   4-5 (11)  13-7   1st  0.5 up
 19 Mon, Apr 22  @LAA  W   7-6       13-6   1st  1.5 up
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:17-11
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Wed, Aug 08, 2012 TEX 10 @BOS  9        W:Alexi Ogando (2-0), L: Clayton Mortensen (1-1), S: Joe Nathan (23)
Tue, Aug 07, 2012 TEX  6 @BOS  3        W:Ryan Dempster (6-5), L: Jon Lester (5-10), S: Joe Nathan (22)
Mon, Aug 06, 2012 BOS  9  TEX  2        W:Aaron Cook (3-5), L: Yu Darvish (11-8), S: none
Wed, Jul 25, 2012 TEX  5  BOS  3        W:Derek Holland (7-5), L: Josh Beckett (5-9), S: Joe Nathan (20)
Tue, Jul 24, 2012 BOS  2 @TEX  1        W:Vicente Padilla (4-0), L: Joe Nathan (1-3), S: Alfredo Aceves (21)
Mon, Jul 23, 2012 TEX  9  BOS  1        W:Scott Feldman (4-6), L: Felix Doubront (10-5), S: none
Wed, Apr 18, 2012 TEX  6 @BOS  3        W:Derek Holland (2-0), L: Josh Beckett (1-2), S: none
Tue, Apr 17, 2012 TEX 18 @BOS  3        W:Colby Lewis (2-0), L: Jon Lester (0-2), S: none
Sun, Sep 04, 2011 TEX 11 @BOS  4        W:Matt Harrison (11-9), L: John Lackey (12-11), S: none
Sat, Sep 03, 2011 BOS 12  TEX  7        W:Erik Bedard (5-9), L: Colby Lewis (11-10), S: none
Season Series: 2013 -  0-0; 2012 - TEX won 6-2; 2011 - TEX won 6-4; All-Time - BOS leads 329-298

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 (5.29 RS/G) vs. Rangers Pitchers (3.36 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 45.Holland*
G/S/vB
44.Frasor
G/S/vB
50.Kirkman*
G/S/vB
55.Lowe
G/S/vB
36.Nathan
G/S/vB
58.Ortiz*
G/S/vB
46.Ross*
G/S/vB
52.Scheppers
G/S/vB
49.Tepesch
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
37.Carp* G/S/vP 5/1.400 1/3.000 2/1.000 ··· 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 31/27 .464/.516/1.000/1.516 .833/1.599 2.032 31/1.516 0/0 2/0
23.Ciriaco G/S/vP 4/1.000 1/no AB ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 23/15 .222/.348/.389/.737 .875/.667 .606 19/.602 1/0 0/1
7.Drew* G/S/vP 4/.833 ··· 2/.000 36/1.271 3/.333 ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· 69/48 .186/.290/.322/.612 .579/.626 .675 69/.612 0/0 1/1
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 14/.793 8/1.000 1/2.000 4/.000 5/.400 ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 132/86 .279/.333/.402/.735 .422/.908 .876 111/.741 11/2 1/1
5.Gomes G/S/vP 5/.000 8/.946 3/.333 13/1.538 3/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 61/32 .208/.377/.333/.710 .842/.603 .951 50/.640 0/0 1/0
16.Middlebrooks G/S/vP 3/2.334 2/.000 ··· 3/.666 3/.000 ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· 113/84 .198/.239/.406/.645 .789/.595 .816 94/.617 0/1 6/1
12.Napoli G/S/vP 8/1.625 6/.333 1/no AB 11/1.182 3/.333 ··· ··· ··· ··· 122/93 .283/.336/.593/.929 1.009/.904 .906 103/1.018 0/0 6/1
29.Nava# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 4/1.167 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· ··· 101/79 .298/.396/.536/.932 .943/.928 .910 92/.913 0/1 5/0
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 10/.775 24/.809 ··· 10/.700 11/.473 ··· ··· ··· ··· 43/27 .487/.512/.897/1.409 .741/1.790 1.444 43/1.409 0/0 3/
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 14/.500 13/.398 1/no AB 8/.250 3/1.334 ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 127/96 .315/.417/.370/.788 .892/.756 .704 106/.782 6/1 0/0
3.Ross G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 2/2.000 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 39/16 .229/.308/.514/.822 .880/.732 .635 36/.837 0/0 3/0
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP ··· 8/1.911 ··· 1/.000 8/1.071 ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 78/65 .232/.321/.435/.755 .508/.798 .599 63/.734 0/1 3/2
18.Victorino# G/S/vP ··· 6/1.333 ··· 36/.564 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 83/56 .292/.358/.319/.677 .619/.678 .841 63/.613 3/2 0/0
IP 34.2 7.2 11.2 9.1 9.0 14.1 13.0 14.2 28.0 TOTAL .273/.352/.457/.809 .739/.838 .855 .805 22/8 31/11
ERA-K/9 3.38/7.3 2.35/8.2 6.94/9.2 4.82/5.8 2.00/10.0 3.77/7.6 0.69/6.2 0.61/4.9 3.54/5.8 3.20/8.4

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Ross (8-3-1)
 Saltalamacchia (12-0-2)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 136/.195 34/.258 54/.340 38/.265 37/.229 60/.250 54/.245 56/.216 114/.259 .235  Victorino
 Nava
 Carp
 Ellsbury
 Gomes
0/0/19/3
9/0/12/1
7/0/0/0
0/28/0/0
11/0/0/0
OPS .545 .840 .849 .783 .613 .682 .580 .580 .733 .660
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 18/.583 10/.100 18/1.069 13/1.112 15/.533 21/.286 14/.665 19/1.036 62/.782 .644
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 118/.539 24/1.144 36/.743 25/.624 22/.664 39/.914 40/.550 37/.361 52/.669 .670
Home 59/.579 15/.771 26/.906 15/.133 13/.558 23/.438 26/.525 27/.579 63/.715
Last 28d days 110/.514 31/.926 50/.878 36/.677 30/.714 55/.632 53/.592 50/.611 114/.733
HR/SB/CS 2/1/1 2/1/0 1/1/0 1/0/0 1/1/0 1/0/0 0/0/0 1/0/1 4/0/0 22/8/3
Usage ·····X·· ·X··o··· o·X··X·· ········ ······oo ·o··o·o· X·o·X··o o·X···oX ·X·····X
Rangers Batters (4.32 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (3.54 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 22.Doubront*
G/S/vB
40.Bailey
G/S/vB
51.Bard
G/S/vB
41.Lackey
G/S/vB
30.Miller*
G/S/vB
59.Mortensen
G/S/vB
36.Tazawa
G/S/vB
19.Uehara
G/S/vB
63.Wilson
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
1.Andrus G/S/vP 7/.453 13/.462 6/1.000 24/.535 5/.400 5/.200 4/1.750 6/.000 ··· 122/85 .241/.286/.304/.589 .497/.627 .420 103/.554 5/0 0/0
15.Baker G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 4/2.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 32/7 .321/.406/.679/1.085 1.337/.286 1.296 31/1.123 0/0 3/0
29.Beltre G/S/vP 3/1.000 8/.536 1/.000 58/.545 8/.417 5/.650 2/2.500 4/1.000 ··· 115/80 .215/.270/.430/.699 .766/.671 .761 98/.709 0/0 6/3
27.Berkman# G/S/vP 1/.000 1/3.000 4/.000 6/1.000 3/3.500 ··· ··· ··· ··· 97/72 .321/.454/.474/.928 .809/.972 1.079 80/.863 0/0 2/
17.Cruz G/S/vP 6/1.417 5/.650 2/.000 25/.530 3/.666 3/1.666 1/2.000 8/.125 ··· 114/74 .291/.360/.515/.874 1.079/.767 .778 97/.802 1/1 6/1
3.Garcia# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 16/9 .214/.267/.357/.624 .900/.444 .000 16/.624 0/0 0/0
23.Gentry G/S/vP 2/1.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 3/.500 ··· ··· ··· ··· 55/19 .208/.296/.354/.650 .762/.446 .686 47/.545 4/1 0/0
5.Kinsler G/S/vP 7/1.371 6/.167 4/.000 38/1.313 6/1.917 2/.000 5/1.850 7/.929 ··· 123/79 .330/.407/.532/.939 .643/1.108 1.008 104/.977 3/1 5/4
2.Martin* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 55/48 .255/.309/.353/.662 .571/.676 .882 48/.733 0/0 1/0
18.Moreland* G/S/vP 2/1.000 1/no AB 1/no AB 7/.572 ··· 2/.500 ··· ··· ··· 101/54 .250/.307/.424/.731 .639/.805 .974 86/.843 0/0 3/2
7.Murphy* G/S/vP 3/.000 5/.400 1/3.000 20/1.214 1/2.000 4/.250 4/.000 1/.000 ··· 99/64 .174/.232/.293/.526 .464/.562 .749 82/.556 0/1 2/0
12.Pierzynski* G/S/vP 5/.650 ··· 6/1.000 46/.569 4/1.250 1/2.000 8/.875 3/.666 ··· 88/50 .280/.318/.451/.769 .595/.905 .920 72/.718 0/0 4/0
8.Soto G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.500 1/.000 ··· ··· 26/14 .182/.280/.227/.507 .333/.685 .435 26/.507 0/0 0/1
IP 23.1 12.1 1.0 10.1 6.1 12.0 13.0 11.2 6.2 TOTAL .257/.327/.420/.747 .721/.763 .823 .745 13/4 32/11
ERA-K/9 4.24/11.2 1.46/14.6 9.00/9.0 2.61/10.5 4.26/15.7 4.50/9.0 2.77/10.4 1.54/10.8 1.35/8.1 3.40/9.9

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Pierzynski (6-2-0)
 Soto (2-1-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 103/.235 47/.140 6/.250 44/.244 31/.217 49/.205 50/.217 44/.186 28/.250 .221  Martin
 Murphy
 Baker
 Cruz
 Gentry
1/17/2/1
27/0/0/1
6/0/1/0
0/0/27/0
0/18/0/0
OPS .671 .469 .750 .613 .637 .604 .695 .600 .690 .670
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 12/.697 27/.310 4/1.250 27/.505 15/.800 26/.599 31/.626 27/.302 16/.321 .618
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 91/.668 20/.671 2/.000 17/.765 16/.466 23/.611 19/.816 17/1.059 12/1.250 .715
Road 46/.870 12/.348 / 19/.760 14/.722 27/.579 24/.883 15/.333 12/.917
Last 28d days 80/.519 41/.432 6/.750 44/.613 25/.650 42/.529 39/.545 38/.696 28/.690
HR/SB/CS 1/2/0 1/1/0 0/0/0 1/1/0 0/1/0 1/0/0 2/0/1 2/0/0 0/0/0 27/20/3
Usage ·····X·· ····o··· ·····o·X ····X··· X····o·o ·X··o·o· o·X··oo· o···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.