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Game Preview: DET @ BOS, 8:05pm, Sunday, May 18, 2014 @Fenway Park

Tigers, 26-12, 26-12 1st, 6½ up

SP: Anibal Sanchez (30, RHP, 0-2, 3.13)

2014 Gamelogs / 2014 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2014 (0-2) 23.0 15 11 8 11 24 0 3.13
2013 (14-8) 182.0 156 56 52 54 202 9 2.57
2012 (9-13) 195.2 200 95 84 48 167 20 3.86
Last 7 GS 0-3 33.0 25 15 12 13 38 0 3.27 55
2014-04-26 @MIN ND 2.2 0 0 0 2 2 0 54 58
2014-04-21 CHW L 6.1 5 3 3 1 5 0 92 55
2014-04-16 CLE L 5.0 2 3 2 4 8 0 104 57
2014-04-09 @LAD ND 5.0 6 3 1 1 6 0 110 52
2014-04-04 BAL ND 4.0 2 2 2 3 3 0 69 50
2013-09-28 @MIA ND 5.0 2 0 0 0 8 0 66 71
2013-09-22 CHW L 5.0 8 4 4 2 6 0 99 39
Has never faced BOS as starter.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   13-8    Road:   13-4    ExtrInn: 2-1 
 vsRHP:  16-10   vsLHP:  10-2    1-Run:   8-4 
 vsEast:  7-1    vsCntrl:12-6    vsWest:  5-2  IL: 2-3 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 38 Sat, May 17  @BOS  W   6-1       26-12  1st  6.5 up
 37 Fri, May 16  @BOS  W   1-0       25-12  1st  6.5 up
 36 Wed, May 14  @BAL  W   7-5       24-12  1st  5.5 up
 35 Tue, May 13  @BAL  W   4-1       23-12  1st  5.5 up
 34 Mon, May 12  @BAL  W   4-1       22-12  1st  5.5 up
 33 Sun, May 11   MIN  L   3-4       21-12  1st  5.0 up
 32 Sat, May 10   MIN  W   9-3       21-11  1st  5.0 up
 31 Fri, May  9   MIN  L   1-2       20-11  1st  4.0 up
 30 Thu, May  8   HOU  L   2-6       20-10  1st  5.0 up
 29 Wed, May  7   HOU  W   3-2       20-9   1st  5.0 up
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:16-4    Last 30:21-9 
Red Sox, 20-22, 20-22 4th, 2½ GB, 2½ GB in WC

SP: Jake Peavy (33, RHP, 1-1, 3.94)

2014 Gamelogs / 2014 Splits / vs. DET Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2014 (1-1) 48.0 43 21 21 27 41 8 3.94
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 1-1 42.0 37 19 19 25 37 7 4.07 52
2014-05-13 @MIN ND 4.1 9 6 6 2 1 1 91 20
2014-05-07 CIN ND 6.0 4 3 3 4 4 1 97 52
2014-05-01 TBR L 6.1 3 2 2 5 4 1 113 58
2014-04-25 @TOR W 7.0 5 1 1 2 7 1 113 68
2014-04-20 BAL ND 5.2 10 5 5 4 5 1 102 30
2014-04-15 @CHW ND 6.0 3 1 1 4 8 1 113 66
2014-04-09 TEX ND 6.2 3 1 1 4 8 1 109 68
Last 5 v.DET 1-3 31.0 36 23 23 10 31 9 6.68 44
2013-07-25 DET W 7.0 4 4 4 2 7 3 118 58
2012-09-11 DET L 5.2 6 3 3 2 9 2 117 52
2012-08-31 @DET L 6.0 9 6 6 4 4 2 106 30
2012-07-20 @DET L 7.0 8 4 4 0 7 0 122 52
2012-05-15 DET ND 5.1 9 6 6 2 4 2 104 28
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   10-13   Road:   10-9    ExtrInn: 2-3 
 vsRHP:  10-18   vsLHP:  10-4    1-Run:   5-10
 vsEast:  9-11   vsCntrl: 3-5    vsWest:  6-3  IL: 2-3 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 42 Sat, May 17   DET  L   1-6       20-22  4th  2.5 gb
 41 Fri, May 16   DET  L   0-1       20-21  4th  2.5 gb
 40 Thu, May 15  @MIN  L   3-4 (10)  20-20  3rd  1.5 gb
 39 Wed, May 14  @MIN  W   9-4       20-19  2nd  0.5 gb
 38 Tue, May 13  @MIN  L   6-8       19-19  2nd  1.5 gb
 37 Sun, May 11  @TEX  W   5-2       19-18  3rd  2.0 gb
 36 Sat, May 10  @TEX  W   8-3       18-18  3rd  3.0 gb
 35 Fri, May  9  @TEX  L   0-8       17-18  4th  3.0 gb
 34 Wed, May  7   CIN  W   4-3       17-17  3rd  1.5 gb
 33 Tue, May  6   CIN  W   4-3 (12)  16-17  3rd  1.5 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:15-15
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sat, May 17, 2014 DET  6 @BOS  1        W:Rick Porcello (7-1), L: John Lackey (5-3), S: none
Fri, May 16, 2014 DET  1 @BOS  0        W:Max Scherzer (6-1), L: Jon Lester (4-5), S: Joe Nathan (11)

Wed, Sep 04, 2013 BOS 20  DET  4        W:Ryan Dempster (8-9), L: Rick Porcello (11-8), S: none
Tue, Sep 03, 2013 BOS  2  DET  1        W:Jon Lester (13-8), L: Max Scherzer (19-2), S: Koji Uehara (17)
Mon, Sep 02, 2013 DET  3 @BOS  0        W:Doug Fister (12-7), L: John Lackey (8-12), S: Jose Veras (21)
Sun, Jun 23, 2013 DET  7  BOS  5        W:Joaquin Benoit (2-0), L: Andrew Miller (0-2), S: none
Sat, Jun 22, 2013 DET 10  BOS  3        W:Max Scherzer (11-0), L: Allen Webster (0-2), S: none
Fri, Jun 21, 2013 BOS 10 @DET  6        W:Jon Lester (7-4), L: Doug Fister (6-5), S: none
Thu, Jun 20, 2013 DET  4  BOS  3        W:Drew Smyly (3-0), L: Andrew Bailey (3-1), S: none
Wed, Aug 01, 2012 DET  7 @BOS  5        W:Rick Porcello (8-6), L: Aaron Cook (2-5), S: Jose Valverde (21)
Season Series: 2014 - DET over 2-0; 2013 - DET won 4-3; 2012 - Tied 5-5; All-Time - BOS leads 1026-959

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
Tigers Batters (4.82 RS/G) vs. Red Sox Pitchers (4.31 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 44.Peavy
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
13.Avila* G/S/vP 25/.701 2/.000 3/.000 1/.000 2/.500 ··· 3/.333 3/.000 105/76 .218/.346/.368/.714 .730/.702 .758 62/.858 0/2 2/0
24.Cabrera G/S/vP 49/.858 1/no AB 6/.533 23/1.348 2/2.500 4/2.000 4/.833 4/2.000 166/125 .305/.349/.519/.869 .762/.902 .815 101/1.007 0/1 7/1
9.Castellanos G/S/vP ··· 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 128/90 .233/.258/.383/.641 .678/.627 .529 81/.573 0/1 4/2
20.Davis G/S/vP 10/.000 1/.000 2/.000 6/1.667 2/1.000 ··· 7/1.143 6/.000 125/89 .283/.336/.407/.743 .653/.779 .737 70/.739 14/2 3/2
50.Holaday G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· 1/.000 ··· 35/24 .303/.343/.333/.676 .364/.826 .714 26/.760 1/0 0/2
48.Hunter G/S/vP 17/1.284 4/.500 10/1.611 22/1.074 7/.619 3/.666 4/.500 14/.714 141/106 .301/.333/.459/.792 .687/.825 .902 89/.812 1/1 4/1
14.Jackson G/S/vP 30/.938 1/.000 3/2.333 4/.000 1/no AB ··· 2/.000 4/1.000 151/111 .271/.344/.419/.763 .910/.711 .616 88/.706 6/1 2/3
32.Kelly* G/S/vP 10/.311 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/5.000 42/39 .316/.381/.421/.802 1.333/.756 .423 25/.764 2/0 0/0
3.Kinsler G/S/vP 8/.946 3/1.334 6/1.100 3/3.500 7/1.571 8/.000 5/1.850 10/.708 172/131 .300/.331/.438/.769 .915/.721 .747 104/.730 5/3 4/1
28.Martinez G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 3/.333 ··· 6/.834 ··· ··· 39/27 .200/.256/.286/.542 .083/.750 .575 39/.542 1/0 0/0
41.Martinez# G/S/vP 8/.964 ··· 9/.555 6/.666 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 159/120 .336/.384/.587/.971 1.341/.851 1.084 100/1.027 2/2 9/2
27.Romine# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 80/66 .197/.278/.211/.490 .762/.433 .404 55/.418 4/0 0/3
29.Worth G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 26/12 .250/.269/.292/.561 .297/.871 .467 26/.561 0/1 0/1
IP 48.0 24.1 12.0 22.1 18.1 14.0 17.0 16.2 TOTAL .275/.327/.421/.748 .771/.741 .716 .767 36/14 35/22
ERA-K/9 3.94/7.7 2.59/4.8 3.75/7.5 2.01/9.3 2.95/13.3 7.71/5.8 2.65/7.9 1.08/13.5 3.74/8.5

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Avila (20-12-1)
 Holaday (4-2-0)
 Martinez (3-1-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 208/.240 100/.278 53/.250 92/.220 74/.191 63/.333 69/.258 66/.226 .261  Davis
 Jackson
 Kelly
 Hunter
 Martinez
29/1/0/2
0/36/0/1
2/1/5/0
0/0/33/0
6/0/3/0
OPS .796 .744 .661 .611 .523 .897 .624 .616 .726
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 102/.749 44/.819 23/.741 33/.628 27/.472 30/.740 31/.756 32/.229 .703
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 106/.842 56/.687 30/.595 59/.599 47/.551 33/1.041 38/.515 34/.976 .743
Home 133/.796 74/.660 31/.852 45/.699 37/.339 43/1.034 36/.553 44/.629
Last 28d days 100/.809 55/.475 43/.710 53/.832 43/.542 34/.934 33/.817 39/.788
HR/SB/CS 8/1/3 1/0/1 0/0/0 1/0/1 1/0/0 2/3/1 1/0/0 2/0/1 36/23/10
Usage ····X··· ·X·X···X ··o·X··· X·o·X··· ··X·X·oo oo·X···· ·o··o··o o·····o·
Red Sox Batters (4.12 RS/G) vs. Tigers Pitchers (3.47 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS
G/S/vB
62.Alburquerque
G/S/vB
44.Chamberlain
G/S/vB
40.Coke*
G/S/vB
46.Krol*
G/S/vB
60.Miller
G/S/vB
36.Nathan
G/S/vB
57.Reed
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
2.Bogaerts G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.500 164/114 .262/.366/.376/.742 .903/.673 .687 87/.731 1/2 2/4
25.Bradley* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 143/96 .200/.301/.296/.597 .610/.590 .626 84/.580 3/0 0/0
37.Carp* G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/2.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 5/.000 ··· 53/46 .250/.321/.313/.633 .571/.643 .576 28/.555 0/1 0/0
5.Gomes G/S/vP 5/.900 ··· 4/.833 1/2.000 ··· ··· 3/.000 ··· 99/52 .238/.333/.405/.738 .858/.629 .853 51/.720 0/0 3/2
10.Herrera# G/S/vP 9/.125 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 ··· 47/35 .184/.295/.184/.480 .384/.510 .618 15/.322 0/2 0/1
26.Holt* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 31/20 .308/.387/.385/.772 .830/.739 .772 20/.600 1/0 0/2
12.Napoli G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 12/1.381 8/.833 ··· ··· 4/.250 1/5.000 174/123 .266/.397/.434/.830 .793/.841 .909 95/.824 0/1 5/2
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 3/4.333 3/2.500 23/.841 20/.317 ··· ··· 12/.432 ··· 176/112 .303/.392/.572/.964 1.082/.900 .850 98/1.153 0/0 11/
15.Pedroia G/S/vP ··· 4/.000 28/1.180 9/1.127 ··· ··· 3/1.334 ··· 192/135 .277/.349/.399/.748 .876/.696 .764 111/.835 2/4 2/1
40.Pierzynski* G/S/vP ··· 4/.500 8/.000 14/.500 1/.000 ··· 14/.368 ··· 125/90 .252/.290/.365/.656 .310/.780 .726 69/.716 0/0 3/2
3.Ross G/S/vP 12/.705 ··· 2/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/2.000 ··· 48/23 .182/.250/.364/.614 .844/.391 .583 27/.570 0/1 2/3
38.Sizemore* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 7/.453 7/.286 ··· ··· 17/.063 ··· 124/95 .225/.298/.351/.650 .622/.658 .620 61/.645 2/0 2/0
18.Victorino G/S/vP 47/.624 3/.333 3/2.000 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· ··· 77/55 .275/.316/.377/.693 .902/.613 .744 77/.693 1/0 0/0
IP 23.0 16.0 16.2 9.2 13.0 10.1 16.2 15.2 TOTAL .244/.332/.379/.711 .749/.693 .724 .743 11/11 34/27
ERA-K/9 3.13/9.4 3.94/11.8 3.78/12.4 7.45/3.7 2.08/6.2 3.48/4.4 3.24/8.1 2.87/5.7 3.19/8.0

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Pierzynski (12-7-3)
 Ross (11-3-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 94/.183 69/.266 70/.266 45/.366 52/.235 42/.231 67/.190 62/.281 .234  Bradley
 Sizemore
 Carp
 Victorino
 Gomes
1/33/6/3
18/11/4/3
9/0/0/0
0/0/16/0
24/0/5/0
OPS .572 .679 .672 1.010 .740 .629 .594 .760 .665
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 58/.509 34/.681 32/.737 23/.939 27/.607 14/.357 31/.755 27/.853 .622
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 36/.681 35/.678 38/.621 22/1.086 25/.880 28/.776 36/.465 35/.687 .702
Road 31/.596 23/.670 31/.472 26/.824 30/.567 11/.744 32/.592 20/.844
Last 28d days 35/.510 44/.645 44/.626 29/1.068 29/.634 35/.702 30/.277 37/.849
HR/SB/CS 0/6/1 2/3/0 0/2/1 1/0/1 3/0/0 1/0/0 2/3/0 1/2/2 27/27/15
Usage ···o·ooo ·o·X··XX o······o ·o·o·Xo· ····X··· ·o·Xoo·· ·o····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.