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Boston Red Sox vs. Tampa Bay Rays, at Fenway Park, May 31, 2014 Matchups, Tickets, Preview

Date:
Saturday, May 31, 2014
Start Time:
7:15et (local)
Venue:
Fenway Park
Tickets:
Series:
Game #2 of a 3-game series
Average Temp:
70° (based on last ten years)
Rays
Manager:
Game #:
56
On This Date:
5-9
Red Sox
Manager:
Game #:
55
On This Date:
52-48
Season Series
Tue, Apr 29, 2014 BOS  7  TBR  4     
Thu, May 01, 2014 TBR  2 @BOS  1     
Thu, May 01, 2014 TBR  6 @BOS  5     
Fri, May 23, 2014 TBR  1  BOS  0     
Sat, May 24, 2014 TBR  6  BOS  5 (15)
Sun, May 25, 2014 TBR  8  BOS  5     
Fri, May 30, 2014 BOS  3  TBR  2 (10)

Sat, May 31, 2014 TBR    @BOS  7:15pm
Sun, Jun 01, 2014 TBR    @BOS  1:35pm
Fri, Jul 25, 2014 BOS    @TBR  7:10pm
Sat, Jul 26, 2014 BOS    @TBR  7:10pm
Sun, Jul 27, 2014 BOS    @TBR  1:40pm
Fri, Aug 29, 2014 BOS    @TBR  7:10pm
Sat, Aug 30, 2014 BOS    @TBR  7:10pm
Sun, Aug 31, 2014 BOS    @TBR  1:40pm
Mon, Sep 01, 2014 BOS    @TBR  1:10pm
Tue, Sep 23, 2014 TBR    @BOS  7:10pm
Wed, Sep 24, 2014 TBR    @BOS  7:10pm
Thu, Sep 25, 2014 TBR    @BOS  7:10pm

                         All times ET
23-32, 5th, 8½ GB, 7½ GB in WC / Schedule
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   12-14   Road:   11-18   ExtrInn: 3-3 
 vsRHP:  18-21   vsLHP:   5-11   1-Run:   9-6 
 vsEast: 11-15   vsCntrl: 4-9    vsWest:  6-7  IL: 2-1 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 55 Fri, May 30  @BOS  L   2-3 (10)  23-32  5th  8.5 gb
 54 Wed, May 28  @TOR  L   2-3       23-31  5th  9.0 gb
 53 Tue, May 27  @TOR  L   6-9       23-30  4th  8.0 gb
 52 Mon, May 26  @TOR  L   5-10      23-29  4th  7.0 gb
 51 Sun, May 25   BOS  W   8-5       23-28  4th  6.0 gb
 50 Sat, May 24   BOS  W   6-5 (15)  22-28  4th  6.0 gb
 49 Fri, May 23   BOS  W   1-0       21-28  4th  6.0 gb
 48 Thu, May 22   OAK  W   5-2 (11)  20-28  5th  6.0 gb
 47 Wed, May 21   OAK  L   2-3       19-28  5th  6.0 gb
 46 Tue, May 20   OAK  L   0-3       19-27  5th  5.5 gb
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20: 8-12   Last 30:12-18
25-29, 4th, 6 GB, 5 GB in WC / Schedule
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   13-17   Road:   12-12   ExtrInn: 3-4 
 vsRHP:  13-22   vsLHP:  12-7    1-Run:   7-12
 vsEast: 10-17   vsCntrl: 3-6    vsWest:  6-3  IL: 6-3 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 54 Fri, May 30   TBR  W   3-2 (10)  25-29  4th  6.0 gb
 53 Thu, May 29   ATL  W   4-3       24-29  4th  7.0 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
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20: 8-12   Last 30:14-16
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Fri, May 30, 2014 BOS  3  TBR  2 (10)   W:Andrew Miller (2-4), L: Juan Carlos Oviedo (1-2), S: none
Sun, May 25, 2014 TBR  8  BOS  5        W:Joel Peralta (2-3), L: Craig Breslow (2-1), S: Grant Balfour (9)
Sat, May 24, 2014 TBR  6  BOS  5 (15)   W:Cesar Ramos (2-3), L: Andrew Miller (1-4), S: none
Fri, May 23, 2014 TBR  1  BOS  0        W:Juan Carlos Oviedo (1-0), L: Andrew Miller (1-3), S: none
Thu, May 01, 2014 TBR  6 @BOS  5        W:Jake McGee (2-0), L: Koji Uehara (0-1), S: Grant Balfour (6)
Thu, May 01, 2014 TBR  2 @BOS  1        W:Brandon Gomes (2-1), L: Jake Peavy (1-1), S: Grant Balfour (5)
Tue, Apr 29, 2014 BOS  7  TBR  4        W:John Lackey (4-2), L: Brandon Gomes (1-1), S: Koji Uehara (6)

Thu, Sep 12, 2013 TBR  4  BOS  3        W:Jake McGee (5-3), L: Rubby De La Rosa (0-1), S: Fernando Rodney (34)
Wed, Sep 11, 2013 BOS  7 @TBR  3 (10)   W:Koji Uehara (4-0), L: Joel Peralta (2-7), S: none
Tue, Sep 10, 2013 BOS  2 @TBR  0        W:Clay Buchholz (10-0), L: David Price (8-8), S: Koji Uehara (19)
Season Series: 2014 - TBR over 5-2; 2013 - BOS won 12-7; 2012 - Tied 9-9; All-Time - BOS leads 164-121

SP: Jake Odorizzi (24, RHP, 2-4, 4.56)

2014 Gamelogs / 2014 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2014 (2-4) 49.1 50 25 25 24 57 4 4.56
2013 (0-1) 29.2 28 13 13 8 22 3 3.94
2012 (0-1) 7.1 8 4 4 4 4 1 4.91
Last 7 GS 1-2 33.1 32 15 15 17 45 3 4.05 52
2014-05-25 BOS ND 6.0 4 1 1 1 5 0 108 64
2014-05-20 OAK L 4.2 4 3 3 5 8 0 113 47
2014-05-14 @SEA W 6.0 1 0 0 2 7 0 95 75
2014-05-09 CLE ND 5.0 5 0 0 2 11 0 101 66
2014-05-03 @NYY ND 4.0 5 3 3 2 4 1 87 42
2014-04-28 @CHW L 4.1 8 4 4 2 5 1 87 34
2014-04-23 MIN ND 3.1 5 4 4 3 5 1 88 36
Last 5 v.BOS 0-0 11.2 9 2 2 1 7 1 1.54 61
2014-05-25 BOS ND 6.0 4 1 1 1 5 0 108 64
2013-06-18 @BOS ND 5.2 5 1 1 0 2 1 96 57

SP: Rubby De La Rosa (25, RHP, 0-0, undef)

2014 Gamelogs / 2014 Splits / vs. TBR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2013 (0-2) 11.1 15 7 7 2 6 2 5.56
2012 (0-0) 0.2 0 2 2 2 0 0 27.00
2011 (4-5) 60.2 54 26 25 31 60 6 3.71
Last 7 GS 1-4 41.0 38 16 15 19 39 5 3.29 54
2011-07-31 ARI L 4.0 5 3 3 4 6 2 103 42
2011-07-25 COL W 6.0 3 1 1 4 5 0 113 63
2011-07-19 @SFG ND 5.0 9 3 2 0 5 1 88 44
2011-07-09 SDP ND 6.0 1 0 0 4 8 0 98 74
2011-07-04 NYM L 7.0 5 3 3 1 5 0 98 59
2011-06-29 @MIN L 7.0 6 1 1 2 4 0 99 63
2011-06-24 LAA L 6.0 9 5 5 4 6 2 100 36
Has never faced TBR as starter.
Rays Batters (3.93 RS/G) vs. Red Sox Pitchers (4.37 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS
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
7.DeJesus* G/S/vP ··· 3/1.667 7/.929 5/.200 5/1.600 7/1.143 2/.000 2/2.000 ··· 6/1.333 160/155 .268/.350/.465/.815 .933/.810 .780 78/.927 0/1 5/0
11.Escobar G/S/vP ··· 16/.527 8/.804 6/1.267 14/.630 5/.400 6/1.333 12/.416 2/.500 7/.929 212/163 .254/.327/.344/.671 .843/.617 .687 92/.709 0/0 3/8
10.Forsythe G/S/vP ··· 2/2.500 2/1.500 9/.666 1/.000 4/.250 2/1.000 ··· 1/.000 2/1.000 110/54 .202/.264/.263/.526 .528/.525 .486 50/.599 0/0 0/0
8.Jennings G/S/vP 1/.000 3/.000 3/2.000 ··· 3/.333 3/.666 10/.300 8/.250 ··· 6/.400 218/160 .234/.326/.383/.709 .773/.686 .780 93/.514 11/3 5/0
20.Joyce* G/S/vP 1/.000 3/.000 10/.425 1/.000 4/.500 4/.500 5/.200 9/.889 ··· 10/.100 184/165 .273/.370/.400/.770 .164/.845 .654 80/.668 1/2 3/0
39.Kiermaier* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 12/8 .250/.250/.500/.750 .500/.875 .636 8/1.125 0/0 1/0
21.Loney* G/S/vP ··· 4/1.000 10/.844 7/1.142 10/1.389 10/1.600 4/.500 6/.167 ··· 9/1.047 221/158 .288/.348/.379/.727 .738/.723 .709 98/.532 1/0 2/3
3.Longoria G/S/vP 1/3.000 7/.572 9/.819 4/.750 9/.476 4/.000 8/.000 19/.263 ··· 10/1.600 238/171 .265/.328/.377/.704 .756/.684 .513 102/.660 2/0 5/4
28.Molina G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 4/1.750 3/.333 3/2.000 6/.500 2/1.500 ··· 1/.000 4/.000 80/60 .133/.177/.133/.311 .522/.241 .397 39/.323 0/0 0/1
9.Myers G/S/vP 1/3.000 1/no AB 3/.000 3/2.000 3/.000 2/no AB 3/.333 2/.000 1/3.000 6/.333 224/160 .227/.313/.354/.666 .538/.719 .667 96/.654 3/1 5/3
1.Rodriguez G/S/vP ··· 3/.333 3/3.334 4/.500 4/.500 3/.000 1/3.000 2/.000 ··· ··· 86/38 .241/.282/.570/.852 .917/.771 .801 38/.729 1/0 6/1
43.Solis G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 0/ /// / 0/ 0/0 0/0
18.Zobrist# G/S/vP ··· 1/no AB 9/.708 4/.500 8/1.300 3/.000 9/.833 17/.368 ··· 7/1.071 184/140 .253/.344/.354/.699 .933/.630 .636 43/.583 3/2 3/4
IP 31.1 18.0 27.2 24.0 19.2 25.0 22.2 1.0 16.2 TOTAL .245/.319/.367/.686 .685/.686 .644 .637 23/9 42/28
ERA-K/9 /0.0 2.01/4.6 5.00/6.5 1.95/8.1 2.63/13.9 6.41/5.5 2.16/8.3 0.79/13.1 0.00/0.0 3.24/7.5 3.85/8.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Molina (12-4-1)
 Solis (0-0-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA / 128/.276 83/.310 114/.198 98/.191 87/.304 101/.234 85/.200 4/.000 69/.217 .264  Myers
 Joyce
 Kiermaier
 DeJesus
 Zobrist
 Forsythe
 Rodriguez
 Jennings
0/1/52/4
34/0/4/3
1/4/2/1
10/3/0/0
4/0/0/0
2/0/0/0
9/0/0/0
0/47/0/0
OPS .736 .797 .558 .514 .880 .618 .529 .250 .627 .737
vs LHB (BF-OPS) / 49/.796 34/.757 42/.538 34/.555 33/.925 42/.636 41/.233 / 26/.603 .712
vs RHB (BF-OPS) / 79/.700 49/.824 72/.568 64/.491 54/.850 59/.605 44/.794 4/.250 43/.643 .754
Home / 89/.629 45/.791 58/.678 48/.350 56/1.098 55/.595 54/.556 / 42/.514
Last 28d days / 54/.596 49/.783 55/.613 50/.501 37/.800 49/.568 38/.394 4/.250 45/.736
HR/SB/CS // 1/1/1 1/0/0 1/0/1 1/0/0 4/4/1 2/0/0 2/0/1 0/0/0 1/4/1 50/31/12
Usage X···X·Xo ··oo·XX· ··o·o·X· o··oo·oo o···oXX· o·oXo·Xo oo·oo·o· ·····o·· X····X··
Red Sox Batters (4.07 RS/G) vs. Rays Pitchers (4.44 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 23.Odorizzi
G/S/vB
50.Balfour
G/S/vB
26.Boxberger
G/S/vB
52.Lueke
G/S/vB
57.McGee*
G/S/vB
46.Oviedo
G/S/vB
62.Peralta
G/S/vB
27.Ramos*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
2.Bogaerts G/S/vP 3/.333 1/.000 2/.000 2/1.000 2/1.500 ··· 3/2.500 2/.500 219/149 .304/.393/.435/.827 .945/.773 .886 96/.902 1/2 3/6
25.Bradley* G/S/vP 2/.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 1/3.000 2/.000 2/.000 180/113 .206/.289/.294/.583 .576/.585 .629 76/.449 4/0 0/0
37.Carp* G/S/vP 3/.333 3/.333 1/.000 1/.000 3/.000 3/.333 2/1.000 1/.000 78/59 .221/.321/.294/.615 .440/.672 .668 43/.596 0/1 0/0
5.Gomes G/S/vP 2/.000 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 8/.700 2/no AB 13/1.924 7/.453 143/71 .240/.336/.405/.741 .877/.606 .798 61/.710 0/0 5/2
10.Herrera# G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.000 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· ··· 3/.000 50/36 .171/.277/.171/.447 .322/.494 .618 11/.347 0/2 0/1
26.Holt* G/S/vP 3/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 ··· 2/.500 2/1.000 87/50 .299/.349/.390/.738 .885/.633 .787 59/.681 2/0 0/4
29.Nava# G/S/vP 5/1.000 4/1.500 ··· ··· 3/.333 1/.000 5/.200 7/.572 86/60 .130/.221/.234/.455 .195/.574 .379 11/.091 1/0 2/3
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 5/.400 13/.581 1/no AB 1/3.000 6/.833 8/.393 17/.548 12/.350 223/143 .270/.372/.503/.875 .969/.824 .748 96/.951 0/0 12/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 6/.666 12/.917 2/.000 4/.500 5/.450 5/.400 19/.688 7/.286 249/170 .275/.349/.383/.732 .828/.690 .726 110/.730 2/4 2/1
40.Pierzynski* G/S/vP 2/1.000 7/.000 2/.500 2/2.500 6/.600 8/1.250 16/.388 7/.572 170/116 .283/.314/.415/.729 .512/.826 .772 79/.758 0/0 4/2
3.Ross G/S/vP ··· 3/.000 1/.000 ··· 3/.000 3/.333 1/.000 3/.000 67/30 .177/.239/.323/.561 .735/.367 .531 31/.433 0/1 2/3
38.Sizemore* G/S/vP 2/3.000 5/1.600 2/1.000 1/.000 1/.000 9/1.111 9/.708 3/.000 168/118 .225/.298/.351/.649 .459/.731 .584 74/.664 4/0 2/1
IP 49.1 19.2 17.0 29.1 24.2 17.0 24.0 40.0 TOTAL .245/.328/.373/.702 .718/.693 .723 .672 16/11 40/33
ERA-K/9 4.56/10.4 5.49/6.9 1.59/12.2 5.22/5.5 1.09/9.8 2.12/8.5 4.88/9.0 4.50/6.8 4.12/8.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Pierzynski (18-9-3)
 Ross (13-3-2)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 219/.265 88/.191 69/.164 130/.295 90/.159 71/.203 105/.245 181/.248 .249  Bradley
 Sizemore
 Nava
 Gomes
 Carp
1/44/6/4
24/16/7/3
3/0/17/1
33/0/9/1
11/0/0/0
OPS .751 .702 .582 .807 .420 .594 .771 .723 .709
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 136/.782 55/.600 32/.651 68/.712 32/.534 36/.611 61/.781 60/.698 .684
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 83/.694 33/.883 37/.519 62/.916 58/.358 35/.564 44/.757 121/.734 .729
Road 109/.840 41/.781 26/.710 59/.886 50/.656 31/1.044 49/.736 116/.804
Last 28d days 90/.547 34/.622 45/.679 44/.797 39/.237 46/.432 56/.799 89/.843
HR/SB/CS 4/1/4 2/1/0 2/2/1 6/0/0 0/1/1 0/2/0 5/1/0 4/1/0 52/20/11
Usage ·····X·· ·····oo· ···o··X· ···X·o·· o·X···oo o·o··o·X X·X··X·o ···X··X·

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.