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Game Preview: NYY @ BOS, 7:10pm, Tuesday, April 22, 2014 @Fenway Park

Yankees, 11-8, 11-8 1st, 1 up

SP: Masahiro Tanaka (25, RHP, 2-0, 2.05)

2014 Gamelogs / 2014 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2014 (2-0) 22.0 15 6 5 2 28 2 2.05
Last 7 GS 2-0 22.0 15 6 5 2 28 2 2.05 70
2014-04-16 CHC W 8.0 2 0 0 1 10 0 107 87
2014-04-09 BAL ND 7.0 7 3 3 1 10 1 101 60
2014-04-04 @TOR W 7.0 6 3 2 0 8 1 97 63
Has never faced BOS as starter.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    6-3    Road:    5-5    ExtrInn: 1-0 
 vsRHP:   6-5    vsLHP:   5-3    1-Run:   1-1 
 vsEast:  8-6    vsCntrl: 0-0    vsWest:  1-2  IL: 2-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 19 Sun, Apr 20  @TBR  W   5-1 (12)  11-8   1st  1.0 up
 18 Sat, Apr 19  @TBR  L   1-16      10-8   1st    Tied
 17 Fri, Apr 18  @TBR  L   5-11      10-7   1st  1.0 up
 16 Thu, Apr 17  @TBR  W  10-2       10-6   1st  2.0 up
 15 Wed, Apr 16   CHC  W   2-0        9-6   1st  0.5 up
 14 Wed, Apr 16   CHC  W   3-0        8-6   1st  0.5 up
 13 Sun, Apr 13   BOS  W   3-2        7-6   1st    Tied
 12 Sat, Apr 12   BOS  W   7-4        6-6   2nd  1.0 gb
 11 Fri, Apr 11   BOS  L   2-4        5-6   3rd  1.0 gb
 10 Thu, Apr 10   BOS  W   4-1        5-5   1st    Tied
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:11-8    Last 30:11-8 
Red Sox, 9-11, 9-11 5th, 2½ GB, 3 GB in WC

SP: Jon Lester (30, LHP, 2-2, 2.17)

2014 Gamelogs / 2014 Splits / vs. NYY Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2014 (2-2) 29.0 26 9 7 4 29 2 2.17
2013 (15-8) 213.1 209 94 89 67 177 19 3.75
2012 (9-14) 205.1 216 117 110 68 166 25 4.82
Last 7 GS 4-2 49.0 43 15 13 10 46 3 2.39 62
2014-04-17 @CHW W 8.0 7 1 1 0 9 0 112 73
2014-04-11 @NYY W 6.2 6 2 2 2 6 1 113 58
2014-04-06 MIL L 7.1 7 4 2 1 6 0 108 57
2014-03-31 @BAL L 7.0 6 2 2 1 8 1 104 64
2013-09-28 @BAL ND 5.0 9 4 4 2 4 1 97 35
2013-09-20 TOR W 7.0 5 1 1 2 8 0 123 69
2013-09-14 NYY W 8.0 3 1 1 2 5 0 116 75
Last 5 v.NYY 3-1 34.0 30 12 12 11 29 1 3.18 58
2014-04-11 @NYY W 6.2 6 2 2 2 6 1 113 58
2013-09-14 NYY W 8.0 3 1 1 2 5 0 116 75
2013-09-08 @NYY ND 8.0 10 3 3 1 6 0 115 55
2013-05-31 @NYY L 6.1 6 4 4 4 5 0 116 46
2013-04-01 @NYY W 5.0 5 2 2 2 7 0 96 54
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    4-6    Road:    5-5    ExtrInn: 1-1 
 vsRHP:   4-9    vsLHP:   5-2    1-Run:   2-5 
 vsEast:  5-6    vsCntrl: 2-1    vsWest:  2-1  IL: 0-3 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 20 Mon, Apr 21   BAL  L   6-7        9-11  5th  2.5 gb
 19 Sun, Apr 20   BAL  W   6-5        9-10  3rd  2.0 gb
 18 Sat, Apr 19   BAL  W   4-2        8-10  5th  2.0 gb
 17 Fri, Apr 18   BAL  L   4-8        7-10  5th  3.0 gb
 16 Thu, Apr 17  @CHW  W   3-1        7-9   4th  3.0 gb
 15 Wed, Apr 16  @CHW  W   6-4 (14)   6-9   5th  3.0 gb
 14 Tue, Apr 15  @CHW  L   1-2        5-9   5th  3.0 gb
 13 Sun, Apr 13  @NYY  L   2-3        5-8   5th  2.0 gb
 12 Sat, Apr 12  @NYY  L   4-7        5-7   5th  2.0 gb
 11 Fri, Apr 11  @NYY  W   4-2        5-6   3rd  1.0 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20: 9-11   Last 30: 9-11
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sun, Apr 13, 2014 NYY  3  BOS  2        W:Ivan Nova (2-1), L: Felix Doubront (1-2), S: Shawn Kelley (3)
Sat, Apr 12, 2014 NYY  7  BOS  4        W:Hiroki Kuroda (2-1), L: John Lackey (2-1), S: Shawn Kelley (2)
Fri, Apr 11, 2014 BOS  4 @NYY  2        W:Jon Lester (1-2), L: CC Sabathia (1-2), S: Edward Mujica (1)
Thu, Apr 10, 2014 NYY  4  BOS  1        W:Michael Pineda (1-1), L: Clay Buchholz (0-1), S: David Phelps (1)

Sun, Sep 15, 2013 BOS  9  NYY  2        W:Clay Buchholz (11-0), L: Ivan Nova (8-5), S: none
Sat, Sep 14, 2013 BOS  5  NYY  1        W:Jon Lester (14-8), L: CC Sabathia (13-13), S: none
Fri, Sep 13, 2013 BOS  8  NYY  4        W:Brandon Workman (6-3), L: Hiroki Kuroda (11-11), S: none
Sun, Sep 08, 2013 NYY  4  BOS  3        W:Mariano Rivera (5-2), L: Brandon Workman (5-3), S: none
Sat, Sep 07, 2013 BOS 13 @NYY  9        W:John Lackey (9-12), L: David Huff (2-1), S: none
Fri, Sep 06, 2013 BOS 12 @NYY  8        W:Brandon Workman (5-2), L: Preston Claiborne (0-2), S: none
Season Series: 2014 - NYY over 3-1; 2013 - BOS won 13-6; 2012 - NYY won 13-5; All-Time - NYY leads 1154-973

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.

Yankees Batters (3.95 RS/G) vs. Red Sox Pitchers (4.10 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 31.Lester*
G/S/vB
35.Badenhop
G/S/vB
32.Breslow*
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
45.Anna* G/S/vP ··· 1/3.000 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· / /// / 25/.518 / /
36.Beltran# G/S/vP 6/.750 5/.650 ··· 17/1.029 10/1.278 2/.000 1/.000 3/.666 600/429 .296/.339/.491/.830 .729/.871 .826 71/.885 2/1 24/5
22.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 3/1.167 3/.666 7/1.071 5/.400 4/.750 ··· 1/.000 5/.600 636/399 .298/.355/.426/.781 .641/.863 .773 76/.836 52/4 9/3
11.Gardner* G/S/vP 12/.432 1/.000 7/.286 4/.000 3/1.167 1/.000 3/.333 4/.000 609/407 .273/.344/.416/.759 .744/.767 .757 73/.649 24/8 8/3
2.Jeter G/S/vP 72/.783 5/.400 7/1.000 7/.453 4/.500 2/1.000 10/.600 12/.606 73/48 .190/.288/.254/.542 .940/.348 .457 61/.706 0/0 1/2
33.Johnson* G/S/vP 17/.243 12/.833 5/.600 9/.347 11/1.414 6/.000 1/.000 3/.000 407/312 .235/.305/.410/.715 .686/.723 .746 58/.784 7/4 16/4
34.McCann* G/S/vP 4/1.000 6/.167 2/1.000 13/.539 9/.666 3/.666 1/.000 ··· 402/291 .256/.336/.461/.796 .616/.869 .740 63/.647 0/1 20/4
66.Murphy G/S/vP 3/.333 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 27/14 .154/.185/.192/.377 .641/.143 .388 8/.250 0/0 0/0
14.Roberts# G/S/vP 54/.754 2/.000 10/.476 ··· 3/1.667 2/.000 1/.000 3/.000 296/186 .249/.312/.392/.704 .768/.665 .678 55/.500 3/1 8/1
26.Solarte# G/S/vP 3/.000 1/2.000 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· / /// / 70/.906 / /
12.Soriano G/S/vP 16/.813 6/.533 2/.500 12/.667 ··· 4/1.000 5/.800 1/.000 626/417 .255/.302/.489/.791 .904/.735 .725 74/.817 18/9 34/6
31.Suzuki* G/S/vP 52/.797 1/no AB 17/.824 5/.600 8/.250 3/1.667 7/.286 9/.778 555/389 .262/.297/.342/.639 .753/.590 .547 31/.742 20/4 7/3
25.Teixeira# G/S/vP 50/.611 6/.533 12/.083 9/1.111 6/.334 1/.000 6/.533 8/.625 63/40 .151/.270/.340/.609 .935/.432 .448 19/.594 0/0 3/0
IP 213.1 62.1 59.2 105.2 30.2 64.2 68.1 74.1 TOTAL .265/.322/.410/.731 .758/.714 .669 .731 13/3 17/10
ERA-K/9 3.75/7.5 3.47/6.1 1.81/5.0 4.26/6.9 2.64/14.1 2.78/6.4 3.16/9.5 1.09/12.2 3.70/8.3

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 McCann (47-15-3)
 Murphy (3-3-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 903/.253 254/.266 237/.228 457/.295 135/.217 255/.245 284/.265 265/.130 .264  Soriano
 Johnson
 Suzuki
 Gardner
 Beltran
 Ellsbury
134/0/0/12
53/0/0/6
9/13/128/5
0/138/0/5
0/0/137/4
0/134/0/3
OPS .703 .694 .635 .781 .624 .674 .741 .400 .719
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 198/.670 91/.918 102/.704 118/.566 62/.725 114/.659 129/.790 137/.338 .719
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 705/.712 163/.574 135/.581 339/.858 73/.526 141/.687 155/.700 128/.466 .718
Home 356/.659 148/.729 119/.764 261/.871 61/.610 129/.509 129/.742 137/.454
Last 28d days 113/.601 56/.951 18/.544 39/.337 34/.442 29/.854 36/.451 27/.377
HR/SB/CS 19/12/4 6/3/4 3/1/3 11/2/1 3/2/1 9/2/2 9/3/2 5/1/1 18/14/4
Usage ····X··· X··X·oX· X····o·· ·X···Xo· oo·o·Xo· ·o·X·X·· ·oo··oX· ··X·o···

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 (3.80 RS/G) vs. Yankees Pitchers (4.42 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 19.Tanaka
G/S/vB
68.Betances
G/S/vB
38.Claiborne
G/S/vB
27.Kelley
G/S/vB
57.Nuno*
G/S/vB
41.Phelps
G/S/vB
35.Pineda
G/S/vB
48.Thornton*
G/S/vB
43.Warren
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
2.Bogaerts G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 3/1.334 ··· 3/1.000 50/32 .250/.320/.364/.684 1.089/.463 .606 81/.756 1/0 1/0
25.Bradley* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 2/.000 4/.500 ··· ··· 2/.500 ··· 5/1.000 107/78 .189/.280/.337/.617 .327/.722 .556 63/.630 2/0 3/1
37.Carp* G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/2.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 3/2.000 2/1.500 243/215 .296/.362/.523/.885 .745/.904 .854 27/.667 1/0 9/2
5.Gomes G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 3/.667 4/.500 ··· 2/.500 ··· 2/2.500 2/.000 366/176 .247/.344/.426/.771 .795/.745 .725 51/.709 1/0 13/1
10.Herrera# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 1/no AB 1/.000 215/161 .292/.336/.364/.701 .564/.747 .713 33/.527 3/2 1/5
26.Holt* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 72/60 .203/.275/.237/.513 .384/.536 .576 16/1.009 1/0 0/2
12.Napoli G/S/vP ··· ··· 4/.500 7/1.572 ··· 5/1.600 6/.333 12/.167 8/1.357 578/400 .259/.360/.482/.842 .899/.816 .817 84/.848 1/1 23/6
29.Nava# G/S/vP ··· ··· 3/1.167 4/.250 ··· 8/.375 3/1.666 2/.000 8/2.250 536/397 .303/.385/.445/.831 .647/.894 .853 75/.509 0/2 12/4
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 3/2.500 1/.000 ··· 3/1.167 5/1.000 16/.606 6/1.500 600/384 .309/.395/.564/.959 .733/1.092 .931 83/.756 4/0 30/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP ··· ··· 4/.500 6/.000 ··· 15/.866 6/.000 6/.167 9/.347 724/504 .301/.372/.415/.787 .937/.722 .867 86/.701 17/5 9/5
40.Pierzynski* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 5/.200 ··· 2/5.000 5/.600 2/.000 3/2.334 529/353 .272/.297/.425/.722 .718/.724 .730 56/.580 1/1 17/2
3.Ross G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 116/55 .216/.298/.382/.681 .804/.544 .683 24/.810 1/0 4/1
38.Sizemore* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 4/.500 ··· 1/.000 3/.000 26/.884 1/2.000 / /// / 63/.654 / /
IP 5.0 50.1 53.1 20.0 86.2 43.1 77.0 TOTAL .238/.325/.361/.686 .683/.688 .735 .686 8/5 17/12
ERA-K/9 /0.0 10.80/18.0 4.11/7.5 4.39/12.0 2.25/4.0 4.98/8.2 /0.0 3.74/6.2 3.39/7.5 4.21/8.7

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

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA / 26/.375 214/.260 227/.233 82/.213 376/.265 / 187/.285 331/.268 .251  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 .965 .734 .729 .654 .749 .738 .766 .733
vs LHB (BF-OPS) / 8/1.339 104/.823 96/.760 19/.691 224/.756 / 89/.638 173/.896 .643
vs RHB (BF-OPS) / 18/.804 110/.653 131/.707 63/.643 152/.738 / 98/.827 158/.625 .810
Road / 10/.000 100/.632 125/.689 46/.670 217/.772 / 74/.727 150/.676
Last 28d days 83/.489 31/.266 8/.536 37/.495 43/.990 41/.793 68/.583 17/.620 41/.574
HR/SB/CS // 1/0/0 7/4/2 8/1/3 2/0/0 8/3/3 // 4/5/1 10/2/0 24/8/4
Usage ·····X·· ··X·X··· ·X······ ·X·o·X·· ·X······ ·X·o·X·· ·····X·· ·o·o·o·· ·X·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.