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Boston Red Sox vs. Atlanta Braves, at Fenway Park, May 29, 2014 Matchups, Tickets, Preview

Date:
Thursday, May 29, 2014
Start Time:
7:10et (local)
Venue:
Fenway Park
Tickets:
Series:
Game #4 of a 4-game series
Average Temp:
69° (based on last ten years)
Braves
Manager:
Game #:
53
On This Date:
49-54
Red Sox
Manager:
Game #:
53
On This Date:
46-59
Season Series
Mon, May 26, 2014 BOS  8 @ATL  6     
Tue, May 27, 2014 BOS  6 @ATL  3     
Wed, May 28, 2014 BOS  4  ATL  0     

Thu, May 29, 2014 ATL    @BOS  7:10pm

                         All times ET
28-24, 1st, ½ up / Schedule
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   18-12   Road:   10-12   ExtrInn: 4-1 
 vsRHP:  22-21   vsLHP:   6-3    1-Run:  12-7 
 vsEast: 12-9    vsCntrl:13-6    vsWest:  3-6  IL: 0-3 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 52 Wed, May 28  @BOS  L   0-4       28-24  1st  0.5 up
 51 Tue, May 27   BOS  L   3-6       28-23  1st  1.5 up
 50 Mon, May 26   BOS  L   6-8       28-22  1st  2.0 up
 49 Sun, May 25   COL  W   7-0       28-21  1st  3.0 up
 48 Sat, May 24   COL  L   1-3       27-21  1st  2.0 up
 47 Fri, May 23   COL  W   3-2       27-20  1st  3.0 up
 46 Thu, May 22   MIL  W   5-4       26-20  1st  2.0 up
 45 Wed, May 21   MIL  L   1-6       25-20  1st  1.5 up
 44 Tue, May 20   MIL  W   5-0       25-19  1st  1.5 up
 43 Mon, May 19   MIL  W   9-3       24-19  1st  1.5 up
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:13-17
23-29, 4th, 8 GB, 6 GB in WC / Schedule
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   11-17   Road:   12-12   ExtrInn: 2-4 
 vsRHP:  13-22   vsLHP:  10-7    1-Run:   5-12
 vsEast:  9-17   vsCntrl: 3-6    vsWest:  6-3  IL: 5-3 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 52 Wed, May 28   ATL  W   4-0       23-29  4th  8.0 gb
 51 Tue, May 27  @ATL  W   6-3       22-29  4th  8.0 gb
 50 Mon, May 26  @ATL  W   8-6       21-29  5th  8.0 gb
 49 Sun, May 25  @TBR  L   5-8       20-29  5th  8.0 gb
 48 Sat, May 24  @TBR  L   5-6 (15)  20-28  5th  7.0 gb
 47 Fri, May 23  @TBR  L   0-1       20-27  4th  6.0 gb
 46 Thu, May 22   TOR  L   2-7       20-26  4th  5.0 gb
 45 Wed, May 21   TOR  L   4-6       20-25  4th  4.0 gb
 44 Tue, May 20   TOR  L   4-7       20-24  4th  3.5 gb
 43 Sun, May 18   DET  L   2-6       20-23  4th  3.0 gb
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 8-12   Last 30:13-17
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Wed, May 28, 2014 BOS  4  ATL  0        W:John Lackey (6-3), L: Gavin Floyd (0-2), S: none
Tue, May 27, 2014 BOS  6 @ATL  3        W:Jon Lester (5-6), L: Anthony Varvaro (1-1), S: Koji Uehara (11)
Mon, May 26, 2014 BOS  8 @ATL  6        W:Edward Mujica (2-1), L: Ian Thomas (1-2), S: Koji Uehara (10)

Sun, Jun 24, 2012 BOS  9  ATL  4        W:Aaron Cook (1-1), L: Mike Minor (3-6), S: none
Sat, Jun 23, 2012 BOS  8  ATL  4        W:Franklin Morales (1-1), L: Randall Delgado (4-8), S: none
Fri, Jun 22, 2012 ATL  4 @BOS  1        W:Jair Jurrjens (1-2), L: Jon Lester (4-5), S: Craig Kimbrel (21)
Sun, Jun 28, 2009 ATL  2  BOS  1        W:Tommy Hanson (4-0), L: Brad Penny (6-3), S: Mike Gonzalez (9)
Sat, Jun 27, 2009 BOS  1 @ATL  0        W:Tim Wakefield (10-3), L: Javier Vazquez (5-7), S: Jonathan Papelbon (18)
Fri, Jun 26, 2009 BOS  4 @ATL  1        W:Josh Beckett (9-3), L: Jair Jurrjens (5-6), S: none
Sun, Jun 21, 2009 BOS  6  ATL  5        W:Jonathan Papelbon (1-1), L: Jeff Bennett (2-4), S: none
Season Series: 2014 - BOS over 3-0; 2013 -  0-0; 2012 - BOS won 2-1; All-Time - BOS leads 29-28

SP: Mike Minor (26, LHP, 2-3, 3.90)

2014 Gamelogs / 2014 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2014 (2-3) 30.0 30 13 13 9 27 6 3.90
2013 (13-9) 204.2 177 79 73 46 181 22 3.21
2012 (11-10) 179.1 151 88 82 56 145 26 4.12
Last 7 GS 2-5 43.0 43 18 18 12 39 8 3.77 53
2014-05-24 COL L 6.1 4 3 3 3 6 2 103 56
2014-05-19 MIL W 6.2 5 2 2 2 5 1 112 59
2014-05-13 @SFG W 6.2 3 0 0 2 6 0 110 72
2014-05-07 STL L 4.1 11 6 6 2 6 1 91 21
2014-05-02 SFG L 6.0 7 2 2 0 4 2 80 54
2013-09-28 PHI L 6.0 5 2 2 3 6 0 104 57
2013-09-23 MIL L 7.0 8 3 3 0 6 2 96 55
Last 5 v.BOS 0-1 4.2 6 7 4 3 4 3 7.71 31
2012-06-24 @BOS L 4.2 6 7 4 3 4 3 94 31

SP: Jake Peavy (33, RHP, 1-2, 4.65)

2014 Gamelogs / 2014 Splits / vs. ATL Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2014 (1-2) 60.0 62 31 31 28 48 9 4.65
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 1-2 41.1 50 27 27 18 28 6 5.88 43
2014-05-24 @TBR ND 6.0 8 5 5 1 5 0 99 40
2014-05-18 DET L 6.0 11 5 5 0 2 1 92 32
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
Last 5 v.ATL 2-3 33.0 27 15 13 9 41 5 3.55 59
2013-07-20 ATL W 6.0 7 4 2 0 3 1 96 49
2008-07-11 ATL W 7.0 4 0 0 1 7 0 104 75
2006-07-16 ATL L 6.0 9 7 7 5 7 2 95 28
2006-05-22 ATL L 7.0 3 2 2 1 16 1 114 78
2006-04-15 @ATL L 7.0 4 2 2 2 8 1 111 67
Braves Batters (3.37 RS/G) vs. Red Sox Pitchers (4.44 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
52.Wilson
G/S/vB
67.Workman
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
4.Doumit# G/S/vP 15/.467 2/.000 2/.000 10/.311 2/.000 ··· 3/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 57/45 .214/.228/.304/.532 .583/.517 .407 26/.654 0/0 1/1
5.Freeman* G/S/vP 3/.000 2/.000 3/1.667 18/.222 1/.000 3/.000 ··· 3/.333 ··· ··· 224/156 .304/.393/.526/.919 .943/.906 .990 105/.915 0/2 9/3
24.Gattis G/S/vP 3/1.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 143/122 .248/.294/.519/.813 1.323/.727 .746 63/.681 0/0 10/5
22.Heyward* G/S/vP ··· 9/.365 4/.500 11/.182 8/.833 5/1.400 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 225/167 .239/.329/.335/.664 .593/.688 .618 105/.738 8/2 4/1
23.Johnson G/S/vP 3/.000 3/.000 2/2.500 20/1.117 5/.650 5/.400 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· ··· 198/165 .263/.283/.347/.630 .988/.561 .759 98/.619 1/0 2/3
11.Laird G/S/vP 2/.000 4/.833 ··· ··· 2/.000 3/.666 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 67/49 .217/.299/.267/.565 .572/.562 .483 38/.595 0/0 0/0
14.Pena# G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 3/.000 ··· 2/.500 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 79/64 .183/.256/.310/.566 .786/.513 .675 55/.506 0/0 2/1
17.Schafer* G/S/vP ··· 2/.500 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 34/27 .103/.188/.172/.360 1.000/.235 .497 16/.143 3/0 0/0
19.Simmons G/S/vP 2/.000 2/1.000 ··· 3/.000 ··· 3/.666 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 185/154 .266/.286/.407/.693 .968/.636 .666 87/.609 0/2 4/2
26.Uggla G/S/vP 16/.956 4/.500 2/.000 29/.476 ··· 7/.000 1/no AB 5/1.400 ··· ··· 126/106 .177/.254/.257/.511 .618/.489 .626 25/.380 0/0 2/7
2.Upton G/S/vP 9/.708 5/.400 5/.650 5/.650 10/1.400 5/.000 1/.000 12/.417 ··· ··· 201/145 .207/.285/.341/.626 .584/.635 .565 92/.633 8/2 4/2
8.Upton G/S/vP 9/1.889 8/1.625 ··· 18/.980 11/.582 15/1.767 2/1.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 209/166 .309/.389/.602/.992 1.603/.853 .637 100/.949 5/0 13/4
IP 60.0 29.2 18.0 27.2 23.2 19.0 24.0 20.2 1.0 11.1 TOTAL .237/.300/.379/.679 .850/.631 .652 .662 25/8 51/30
ERA-K/9 4.65/7.2 2.12/4.5 5.00/6.5 1.95/8.1 2.66/14.1 6.63/5.7 2.25/8.2 0.87/13.5 0.00/0.0 3.18/8.0 3.91/8.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Doumit (7-0-0)
 Gattis (19-7-1)
 Laird (6-4-2)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 262/.270 123/.286 83/.310 114/.198 97/.193 84/.312 98/.242 78/.203 4/.000 47/.214 .266  Heyward
 Upton
 Upton
 Doumit
 Schafer
0/0/50/4
49/0/0/2
0/49/0/1
3/0/3/0
7/6/1/0
OPS .823 .756 .797 .558 .519 .895 .637 .545 .250 .610 .743
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 123/.708 48/.814 34/.757 42/.538 34/.555 33/.925 39/.686 37/.197 / 15/.624 .716
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 139/.925 75/.719 49/.824 72/.568 63/.500 51/.873 59/.605 41/.854 4/.250 32/.603 .762
Home 160/.852 84/.652 45/.791 58/.678 47/.358 53/1.131 52/.631 47/.586 / 20/.361
Last 28d days 101/.950 49/.632 53/.747 59/.744 51/.491 38/.845 46/.608 35/.393 4/.250 23/.798
HR/SB/CS 9/2/3 1/1/1 1/0/0 1/0/1 1/0/0 4/4/1 2/0/0 2/0/1 0/0/0 1/2/0 49/28/11
Usage ····X··· ··X·Xoo· oo·XX·X· o·o·X··X ·oo·oo·X ··oXX··· oXo·XoX· ·oo·o··o ···o···· ···X····
Red Sox Batters (4.10 RS/G) vs. Braves Pitchers (3.29 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 36.Minor*
G/S/vB
43.Avilan*
G/S/vB
48.Carpenter
G/S/vB
57.Hale
G/S/vB
46.Kimbrel
G/S/vB
58.Thomas*
G/S/vB
38.Varvaro
G/S/vB
40.Wood*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
2.Bogaerts G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/no AB 2/2.000 1/.000 209/146 .287/.383/.414/.797 .919/.746 .833 94/.831 1/2 3/6
25.Bradley* G/S/vP ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/1.000 172/111 .209/.291/.301/.591 .602/.585 .651 75/.486 4/0 0/0
37.Carp* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 1/no AB 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 74/59 .231/.324/.308/.632 .481/.672 .705 39/.627 0/1 0/0
5.Gomes G/S/vP 2/1.500 2/2.000 ··· ··· 3/.000 1/.000 1/.000 3/2.000 134/69 .248/.343/.425/.768 .950/.605 .857 56/.815 0/0 5/2
10.Herrera# G/S/vP ··· 2/2.000 ··· ··· 5/.900 ··· ··· ··· 50/36 .171/.277/.171/.447 .322/.494 .618 11/.347 0/2 0/1
26.Holt* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 2/.000 77/47 .290/.329/.377/.706 .928/.574 .746 49/.619 2/0 0/4
20.Lavarnway G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 3/ .000/.000/.000/.000 .000/ .000 3/.000 0/0 0/0
29.Nava# G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 84/60 .133/.226/.240/.466 .212/.574 .400 9/.111 1/0 2/3
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP ··· 1/2.000 ··· 2/.000 1/.000 1/no AB 1/.000 1/.000 217/142 .270/.369/.508/.877 .967/.831 .746 99/.972 0/0 12/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 3/1.167 ··· ··· 2/.500 ··· 1/no AB 3/1.167 1/2.000 240/168 .276/.350/.388/.738 .864/.686 .736 110/.829 2/4 2/1
40.Pierzynski* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· 1/2.000 161/114 .273/.306/.393/.700 .479/.787 .721 74/.714 0/0 4/2
3.Ross G/S/vP ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 63/29 .172/.238/.310/.548 .708/.379 .500 30/.519 0/1 2/3
38.Sizemore* G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 3/1.167 160/117 .231/.306/.364/.670 .489/.737 .617 75/.688 4/0 2/0
IP 30.0 16.2 22.1 38.2 18.1 10.2 18.1 55.2 TOTAL .244/.327/.373/.701 .733/.686 .722 .686 16/11 40/32
ERA-K/9 3.90/8.1 4.86/6.5 2.42/10.9 1.40/4.4 1.96/17.7 4.22/10.9 2.95/11.3 3.40/9.4 2.96/8.8

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Pierzynski (16-8-3)
 Ross (12-3-2)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 128/.256 76/.313 94/.250 156/.203 76/.167 48/.250 71/.221 232/.279 .240  Bradley
 Sizemore
 Nava
 Gomes
 Carp
1/42/6/4
24/16/5/3
3/0/17/1
31/0/9/1
11/0/0/0
OPS .788 .760 .650 .548 .464 .615 .577 .731 .649
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 16/.785 38/.651 38/.661 74/.626 40/.560 26/.748 16/.688 64/.806 .683
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 112/.788 38/.874 56/.643 82/.481 36/.356 22/.452 55/.542 168/.702 .625
Road 25/.461 37/.773 42/.736 71/.696 23/.499 21/.619 24/.917 142/.772
Last 28d days 128/.788 35/.575 42/.623 50/.466 30/.311 22/.714 39/.520 75/.885
HR/SB/CS 6/1/0 1/2/0 2/1/0 0/4/3 0/1/0 0/1/0 1/0/0 6/2/2 35/32/11
Usage ····X··· ·Xoo·o·o ··X··oo· ·XX·X··· ·····oX· ·oX···o· oo·oo··o X·o···o·

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

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.