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Game Preview: TEX @ BOS, 4:05pm, Wednesday, April 9, 2014 @Fenway Park

Rangers, 4-4, 4-4 3rd, 1½ GB, ½ GB in WC

SP: Robbie Ross (25, LHP, 0-0, 3.60)

2014 Gamelogs / 2014 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2014 (0-0) 5.0 7 3 2 2 7 1 3.60
2013 (4-2) 62.1 63 21 21 19 58 4 3.03
2012 (6-0) 65.0 55 21 16 23 47 3 2.22
Last 7 GS 0-0 5.0 7 3 2 2 7 1 3.60 48
2014-04-02 PHI ND 5.0 7 3 2 2 7 1 96 48
Has never faced BOS as starter.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    2-1    Road:    2-3    ExtrInn: 0-0 
 vsRHP:   3-2    vsLHP:   1-2    1-Run:   2-1 
 vsEast:  2-3    vsCntrl: 0-0    vsWest:  0-0  IL: 2-1 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
  8 Tue, Apr  8  @BOS  W  10-7        4-4   3rd  1.5 gb
  7 Mon, Apr  7  @BOS  L   1-5        3-4   3rd  1.5 gb
  6 Sun, Apr  6  @TBR  W   3-0        3-3   2nd  1.0 gb
  5 Sat, Apr  5  @TBR  L   4-5        2-3   2nd  2.0 gb
  4 Fri, Apr  4  @TBR  L   1-8        2-2   2nd  1.0 gb
  3 Wed, Apr  2   PHI  W   4-3        2-1   3rd  1.0 gb
  2 Tue, Apr  1   PHI  W   3-2        1-1   3rd  1.0 gb
  1 Mon, Mar 31   PHI  L  10-14       0-1   3rd  1.0 gb
 Last 10: 4-4    Last 20: 4-4    Last 30: 4-4 
Red Sox, 3-5, 3-5 4th, 1½ GB, 1½ GB in WC

SP: Jake Peavy (33, RHP, 0-0, 3.00)

2014 Gamelogs / 2014 Splits / vs. TEX Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2014 (0-0) 6.0 6 2 2 2 4 1 3.00
2013 (12-5) 144.2 130 70 67 36 121 20 4.17
2012 (11-12) 219.0 191 88 82 49 194 27 3.37
Last 7 GS 3-0 47.0 38 20 20 17 34 4 3.83 56
2014-04-04 MIL ND 6.0 6 2 2 2 4 1 94 54
2013-09-25 @COL W 6.0 8 5 5 4 5 1 110 37
2013-09-18 BAL ND 7.0 6 3 3 1 8 0 113 60
2013-09-12 @TBR ND 6.0 4 3 3 5 4 1 107 51
2013-09-05 @NYY ND 6.0 6 4 4 3 4 0 117 45
2013-08-31 CHW W 7.0 5 2 2 1 4 0 109 62
2013-08-25 @LAD W 9.0 3 1 1 1 5 1 111 81
Last 5 v.TEX 0-2 21.1 25 18 18 9 19 4 7.59 41
2012-04-07 @TEX ND 6.0 8 3 3 1 5 0 94 48
2011-08-19 TEX L 6.0 6 7 7 2 5 3 99 35
2011-05-24 @TEX ND 3.0 5 2 2 1 2 0 63 42
2010-04-28 @TEX L 6.1 6 6 6 5 7 1 112 39
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    1-4    Road:    2-1    ExtrInn: 0-1 
 vsRHP:   2-4    vsLHP:   1-1    1-Run:   1-2 
 vsEast:  2-1    vsCntrl: 0-0    vsWest:  1-1  IL: 0-3 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
  8 Tue, Apr  8   TEX  L   7-10       3-5   4th  1.5 gb
  7 Mon, Apr  7   TEX  W   5-1        3-4   3rd  1.0 gb
  6 Sun, Apr  6   MIL  L   0-4        2-4   4th  1.5 gb
  5 Sat, Apr  5   MIL  L   6-7 (11)   2-3   3rd  1.5 gb
  4 Fri, Apr  4   MIL  L   2-6        2-2   2nd  0.5 gb
  3 Thu, Apr  3  @BAL  W   4-3        2-1   1st  0.5 up
  2 Wed, Apr  2  @BAL  W   6-2        1-1   2nd  0.5 gb
  1 Mon, Mar 31  @BAL  L   1-2        0-1   4th  1.0 gb
 Last 10: 3-5    Last 20: 3-5    Last 30: 3-5 
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Tue, Apr 08, 2014 TEX 10 @BOS  7        W:Martin Perez (1-0), L: Felix Doubront (1-1), S: none
Mon, Apr 07, 2014 BOS  5  TEX  1        W:John Lackey (2-0), L: Tanner Scheppers (0-1), S: none

Thu, Jun 06, 2013 BOS  6  TEX  3        W:Andrew Bailey (2-0), L: Michael Kirkman (0-2), S: none
Wed, Jun 05, 2013 TEX  3 @BOS  2        W:Neal Cotts (1-0), L: Craig Breslow (2-1), S: Joe Nathan (18)
Tue, Jun 04, 2013 BOS 17  TEX  5        W:Ryan Dempster (3-6), L: Justin Grimm (5-4), S: none
Sun, May 05, 2013 TEX  4  BOS  3        W:Joe Nathan (1-0), L: Clayton Mortensen (0-2), S: none
Sat, May 04, 2013 TEX  5  BOS  1        W:Alexi Ogando (3-2), L: John Lackey (1-2), S: none
Fri, May 03, 2013 TEX  7  BOS  0        W:Derek Holland (2-2), L: Felix Doubront (3-1), S: none
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)
Season Series: 2014 - tied 1-1; 2013 - TEX won 4-2; 2012 - TEX won 6-2; All-Time - BOS leads 332-303

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 2014 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

For the 2013 season

NOTE: Team stats shown are for the 2014 season. Player Stats for the 2013 season. We will switch to 2014 stats on May 1st.

Rangers Batters (4.50 RS/G) vs. Red Sox Pitchers (4.38 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 44.Peavy
G/S/vB
35.Badenhop
G/S/vB
55.Capuano*
G/S/vB
30.Miller*
G/S/vB
54.Mujica
G/S/vB
36.Tazawa
G/S/vB
19.Uehara
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
35.Adduci* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 34/28 .258/.324/.290/.614 .667/.601 .350 5/1.400 2/0 0/1
1.Andrus G/S/vP 12/.666 4/.833 1/.000 5/.400 1/.000 6/1.500 8/.375 698/498 .271/.328/.331/.659 .698/.644 .726 35/.750 42/8 4/14
7.Arencibia G/S/vP 8/.542 3/.000 2/1.000 4/1.250 ··· 2/2.500 5/.600 497/354 .194/.227/.365/.592 .588/.594 .454 17/.364 0/2 21/11
29.Beltre G/S/vP 40/.694 3/2.667 6/.334 8/.417 4/.500 5/1.400 6/.666 690/516 .315/.371/.509/.880 .948/.857 .869 33/.787 1/0 30/14
61.Chirinos G/S/vP ··· 1/3.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 30/16 .179/.233/.286/.519 .445/.583 .808 13/.853 0/0 0/1
15.Choice G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 19/10 .278/.316/.333/.649 .583/.700 .750 14/.226 0/0 0/0
17.Choo* G/S/vP 24/1.214 6/1.467 2/1.000 2/.000 1/.000 1/2.000 3/.333 712/491 .285/.423/.462/.885 .612/1.011 .823 36/.893 20/11 21/4
84.Fielder* G/S/vP 38/.705 10/.856 7/1.429 10/.800 6/.733 ··· 2/.000 712/451 .279/.362/.457/.819 .819/.819 .797 35/.471 1/1 25/6
2.Martin* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 3/.000 508/364 .260/.313/.385/.698 .573/.749 .652 29/.561 36/9 8/5
18.Moreland* G/S/vP 6/2.000 2/3.000 ··· 2/1.000 1/.000 ··· 2/2.000 518/363 .232/.299/.437/.736 .701/.752 .762 23/.670 0/0 23/5
16.Murphy G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 ··· 2/1.500 1/3.000 ··· 1/3.000 163/123 .255/.319/.530/.849 .950/.818 .722 22/.687 2/0 11/4
51.Rios G/S/vP ··· 3/.666 6/.000 3/.666 ··· 6/.666 5/1.600 662/502 .278/.324/.432/.756 .889/.714 .816 33/.973 42/7 18/3
12.Wilson G/S/vP 2/.000 3/.000 5/.400 ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 65/20 .200/.262/.300/.562 .511/.671 .238 12/1.000 0/0 1/2
IP 144.2 62.1 105.2 30.2 64.2 68.1 74.1 TOTAL .277/.331/.383/.714 .856/.642 .652 .714 4/0 3/10
ERA-K/9 4.17/7.5 3.47/6.1 4.26/6.9 2.64/14.1 2.78/6.4 3.16/9.5 1.09/12.2 3.95/8.5

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Arencibia (62-21-13)
 Chirinos (0-0-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 590/.238 254/.266 457/.295 135/.217 255/.245 284/.265 265/.130 .282  Martin
 Rios
 Choo
 Adduci
 Choice
 Moreland
6/127/21/14
0/1/155/9
3/150/0/9
8/0/0/0
2/2/4/0
0/0/1/0
OPS .697 .694 .781 .624 .674 .741 .400 .748
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 311/.731 91/.918 118/.566 62/.725 114/.659 129/.790 137/.338 .603
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 279/.659 163/.574 339/.858 73/.526 141/.687 155/.700 128/.466 .821
Home 247/.607 148/.729 261/.871 61/.610 129/.509 129/.742 137/.454
Last 28d days 26/.849 24/1.101 14/.429 8/.542 15/1.115 18/.572 16/.438
HR/SB/CS 20/9/6 6/3/4 11/2/1 3/2/1 9/2/2 9/3/2 5/1/1 6/6/1
Usage ····X··· X··oX··· ·X·X·o·· ··XoX··· ··X·o·X· ···X·oo· ·X·o·oX·

NOTE: Team stats shown are for the 2014 season. Player Stats for the 2013 season. We will switch to 2014 stats on May 1st.

Red Sox Batters (3.88 RS/G) vs. Rangers Pitchers (5.50 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 46.Ross*
G/S/vB
56.Cotts*
G/S/vB
32.Figueroa*
G/S/vB
44.Frasor
G/S/vB
39.McCutchen
G/S/vB
41.Ogando
G/S/vB
19.Rosin
G/S/vB
28.Soria
G/S/vB
37.Tolleson
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
2.Bogaerts G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 50/32 .250/.320/.364/.684 1.089/.463 .606 33/.773 1/0 1/0
25.Bradley* G/S/vP 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/3.000 ··· 2/.000 1/2.000 1/2.000 ··· 107/78 .189/.280/.337/.617 .327/.722 .556 20/.900 2/0 3/1
37.Carp* G/S/vP 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/2.500 ··· 7/.715 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 243/215 .296/.362/.523/.885 .745/.904 .854 6/.833 1/0 9/2
5.Gomes G/S/vP 2/1.000 2/.000 ··· 9/.833 6/.167 2/.000 ··· 2/1.000 ··· 366/176 .247/.344/.426/.771 .795/.745 .725 25/.558 1/0 13/1
10.Herrera# G/S/vP 1/.000 ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB 1/.000 ··· 215/161 .292/.336/.364/.701 .564/.747 .713 12/.717 3/2 1/5
12.Napoli G/S/vP ··· 2/.500 1/.000 8/.250 ··· 9/.347 1/2.000 5/.450 1/.000 578/400 .259/.360/.482/.842 .899/.816 .817 37/1.008 1/1 23/6
29.Nava# G/S/vP 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 7/.629 ··· ··· 1/2.000 536/397 .303/.385/.445/.831 .647/.894 .853 32/.391 0/2 12/4
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 1/no AB 6/.167 ··· 24/.809 ··· 10/.967 1/.000 4/1.500 1/.000 600/384 .309/.395/.564/.959 .733/1.092 .931 34/.669 4/0 30/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 2/1.000 ··· 1/.000 15/.343 2/1.500 10/.644 1/.000 6/.334 1/.000 724/504 .301/.372/.415/.787 .937/.722 .867 38/.632 17/5 9/5
40.Pierzynski* G/S/vP 1/.000 1/5.000 1/.000 6/.533 ··· 3/.666 1/2.000 19/.780 ··· 529/353 .272/.297/.425/.722 .718/.724 .730 24/.667 1/1 17/2
7.Roberts G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB 2/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 173/86 .247/.295/.377/.671 .845/.494 .776 4/.500 0/2 5/4
3.Ross G/S/vP ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 116/55 .216/.298/.382/.681 .804/.544 .683 7/.762 1/0 4/1
38.Sizemore* G/S/vP ··· 14/.321 ··· 12/1.318 ··· 5/.650 1/3.000 8/1.292 ··· / /// / 25/1.031 / /
IP 62.1 57.0 3.0 49.0 104.1 23.2 0.0 TOTAL .288/.349/.389/.739 .679/.763 .708 .739 1/2 5/7
ERA-K/9 3.03/8.4 1.11/10.3 12.00/9.0 2.57/8.8 /0.0 3.11/6.2 /0.0 3.80/10.6 /0.0 5.35/7.3

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Pierzynski (49-24-6)
 Ross (19-13-2)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 267/.259 223/.180 18/.400 200/.203 / 428/.231 / 101/.212 2/ .311  Nava
 Gomes
 Bradley
 Herrera
 Carp
63/1/69/5
98/0/4/5
14/19/2/1
2/0/0/0
41/0/2/0
OPS .684 .499 1.367 .598 .678 .624 .840
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 102/.950 109/.565 7/1.000 74/.427 / 237/.620 / 50/.316 / .928
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 165/.523 114/.436 11/1.670 126/.699 / 191/.753 / 51/.943 2/ .764
Road 123/.767 99/.442 8/.393 100/.674 / 293/.654 / 43/.618 2/
Last 28d days 24/.915 16/.817 20/1.013 12/.697 14/1.095 16/.745 19/.813 13/.692 13/.692
HR/SB/CS 4/1/0 2/3/1 2/0/0 4/7/1 // 11/3/2 // 2/5/0 0/0/0 8/3/1
Usage ······X· X·oX···X ·o··X·o· X··o···X ····X··· ··o·o··· ·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.