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St. Louis Cardinals vs. Boston Red Sox, at Busch Stadium III, August 6, 2014 Matchups, Tickets, Preview

Date:
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Start Time:
7:15ct (local), 8:15et
Venue:
Busch Stadium
Tickets:
Series:
Game #2 of a 3-game series
Average Temp:
88° (based on last ten years)
Red Sox
Manager:
Game #:
114
On This Date:
52-52
Cardinals
Manager:
Game #:
112
On This Date:
70-52
Season Series
Tue, Aug 05, 2014 STL  3  BOS  2     

Wed, Aug 06, 2014 BOS    @STL  8:15pm
Thu, Aug 07, 2014 BOS    @STL  7:15pm

                         All times ET
49-63, 5th, 15 GB, 18 GB in WC / Schedule
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   27-31   Road:   22-32   ExtrInn: 6-8 
 vsRHP:  31-43   vsLHP:  18-20   1-Run:  21-22
 vsEast: 19-32   vsCntrl:14-15   vsWest: 10-9  IL: 6-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
112 Tue, Aug  5  @STL  L   2-3       49-63  5th 15.0 gb
111 Sun, Aug  3   NYY  L   7-8       49-62  5th 13.5 gb
110 Sat, Aug  2   NYY  L   4-6       49-61  5th 12.5 gb
109 Fri, Aug  1   NYY  W   4-3       49-60  5th 12.5 gb
108 Wed, Jul 30   TOR  L   1-6       48-60  5th 13.0 gb
107 Tue, Jul 29   TOR  L   2-4       48-59  5th 12.0 gb
106 Mon, Jul 28   TOR  L   1-14      48-58  5th 11.0 gb
105 Sun, Jul 27  @TBR  W   3-2       48-57  5th 10.5 gb
104 Sat, Jul 26  @TBR  L   0-3       47-57  5th 10.5 gb
103 Fri, Jul 25  @TBR  L   4-6       47-56  5th 10.5 gb
 Last 10: 2-8    Last 20: 8-12   Last 30:11-19
60-51, 2nd, 1 GB, tied for WC / Schedule
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   32-24   Road:   28-27   ExtrInn: 3-4 
 vsRHP:  48-36   vsLHP:  12-15   1-Run:  18-17
 vsEast: 15-12   vsCntrl:27-19   vsWest: 12-11 IL: 6-9 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
111 Tue, Aug  5   BOS  W   3-2       60-51  2nd  1.0 gb
110 Sun, Aug  3   MIL  W   3-2       59-51  2nd  1.0 gb
109 Sat, Aug  2   MIL  W   9-7       58-51  3rd  2.0 gb
108 Fri, Aug  1   MIL  L   4-7       57-51  3rd  3.0 gb
107 Thu, Jul 31  @SDP  W   6-2       57-50  2nd  2.0 gb
106 Wed, Jul 30  @SDP  L   1-12      56-50  3rd  2.5 gb
105 Tue, Jul 29  @SDP  L   1-3       56-49  3rd  1.5 gb
104 Sun, Jul 27  @CHC  W   1-0       56-48  2nd  2.0 gb
103 Sat, Jul 26  @CHC  W   6-3       55-48  2nd  3.0 gb
102 Fri, Jul 25  @CHC  L   6-7       54-48  2nd  3.0 gb
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:16-14
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Tue, Aug 05, 2014 STL  3  BOS  2        W:Pat Neshek (5-0), L: Junichi Tazawa (1-3), S: Trevor Rosenthal (35)

Sun, Jun 22, 2008 BOS  5  STL  3 (13)   W:Javier Lopez (2-0), L: Mike Parisi (0-3), S: none
Sat, Jun 21, 2008 STL  9 @BOS  3        W:Mitchell Boggs (2-0), L: Daisuke Matsuzaka (8-1), S: none
Fri, Jun 20, 2008 STL  5 @BOS  4        W:Kyle Lohse (9-2), L: Tim Wakefield (4-5), S: Ryan Franklin (10)
Wed, Jun 08, 2005 BOS  4 @STL  0        W:David Wells (4-4), L: Chris Carpenter (8-4), S: none
Tue, Jun 07, 2005 STL  9  BOS  2        W:Jeff Suppan (5-5), L: Matt Clement (6-1), S: none
Mon, Jun 06, 2005 STL  7  BOS  1        W:Matt Morris (7-0), L: Tim Wakefield (4-6), S: none
Thu, Jun 12, 2003 STL  8 @BOS  7 (13)   W:Esteban Yan (2-1), L: Ramiro Mendoza (1-3), S: none
Wed, Jun 11, 2003 BOS 13  STL  1        W:John Burkett (4-3), L: Brett Tomko (2-5), S: none
Tue, Jun 10, 2003 STL  9 @BOS  7        W:Steve Kline (3-4), L: Brandon Lyon (2-3), S: Cal Eldred (8)
Season Series: 2014 - STL over 1-0; 2013 -  0-0; 2012 -  0-0; All-Time - STL leads 7-3

SP: Joe Kelly (26, RHP, 2-2, 4.37)

2014 Gamelogs / 2014 Splits / vs. STL Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2014 (2-2) 35.0 41 19 17 10 25 3 4.37
2013 (10-5) 124.0 124 42 37 44 79 10 2.69
2012 (5-7) 107.0 112 50 42 36 75 10 3.53
Last 7 GS 2-2 35.0 41 19 17 10 25 3 4.37 47
2014-07-30 @SDP L 5.0 7 4 4 1 5 1 91 41
2014-07-25 @CHC ND 4.2 8 5 5 2 4 2 95 30
2014-07-19 LAD W 7.0 4 1 1 1 4 0 99 68
2014-07-11 @MIL ND 3.0 7 6 6 2 3 0 78 22
2014-04-16 @MIL L 4.0 3 1 0 0 2 0 45 56
2014-04-11 CHC ND 6.0 6 1 0 0 3 0 87 61
2014-04-05 @PIT W 5.1 6 1 1 4 4 0 107 52
Has never faced STL as starter.

SP: Shelby Miller (23, RHP, 8-8, 4.14)

2014 Gamelogs / 2014 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2014 (8-8) 121.2 114 57 56 55 81 15 4.14
2013 (15-9) 173.1 152 65 59 57 169 20 3.06
2012 (1-0) 13.2 9 2 2 4 16 0 1.32
Last 7 GS 1-3 36.1 40 24 24 16 21 5 5.94 43
2014-07-31 @SDP W 6.0 3 2 2 0 5 2 85 63
2014-07-26 @CHC ND 5.2 3 2 2 0 3 1 87 58
2014-07-10 PIT L 5.0 5 4 4 4 1 0 92 38
2014-07-05 MIA ND 5.1 9 3 3 1 2 0 107 39
2014-06-29 @LAD L 5.0 7 6 6 3 4 1 71 30
2014-06-24 @COL ND 2.2 6 3 3 5 2 0 74 31
2014-06-19 PHI L 6.2 7 4 4 3 4 1 93 45
Has never faced BOS as starter.
Red Sox Batters (3.83 RS/G) vs. Cardinals Pitchers (3.68 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 40.Miller
G/S/vB
36.Choate*
G/S/vB
71.Freeman*
G/S/vB
61.Maness
G/S/vB
30.Motte
G/S/vB
37.Neshek
G/S/vB
26.Rosenthal
G/S/vB
46.Siegrist*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
50.Betts G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 40/18 .243/.282/.378/.660 .606/.732 .819 12/.545 1/1 1/1
2.Bogaerts G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 425/291 .237/.304/.357/.661 .743/.623 .597 71/.630 2/2 8/16
25.Bradley* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 356/220 .218/.290/.299/.589 .664/.542 .568 66/.527 7/0 1/0
39.Brown* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· / /// / / / /
52.Cespedes G/S/vP 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 ··· 444/331 .259/.306/.466/.772 .773/.772 .768 74/.777 3/2 17/4
26.Holt* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 353/212 .299/.348/.420/.767 .802/.744 .745 94/.706 6/2 3/7
16.Middlebrooks G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 88/61 .195/.295/.325/.620 .810/.532 .558 6/.500 0/0 2/2
12.Napoli G/S/vP ··· 2/2.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· 372/260 .268/.384/.444/.828 .890/.802 .819 64/.800 2/2 13/5
29.Nava# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 ··· 242/199 .252/.335/.318/.652 .309/.730 .682 62/.751 2/1 2/4
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP ··· 10/.844 ··· ··· ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· 460/301 .249/.341/.499/.840 .878/.819 .936 84/.815 0/0 26/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP ··· 3/.666 ··· ··· ··· 4/.000 ··· ··· 492/347 .281/.343/.380/.724 .766/.706 .746 86/.676 3/6 5/2
55.Vazquez G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 56/40 .271/.339/.354/.693 .404/.804 .747 53/.736 0/0 0/2
IP 121.2 25.2 23.1 55.2 22.0 46.1 52.2 24.1 TOTAL .246/.320/.373/.693 .705/.687 .683 .716 32/20 85/66
ERA-K/9 4.14/6.0 5.26/7.7 1.93/8.1 3.23/6.0 4.91/6.5 0.78/9.5 3.08/11.6 4.44/11.1 3.48/7.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Vazquez (5-2-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 521/.251 106/.222 100/.224 231/.283 97/.287 168/.138 227/.224 103/.231 .241  Bradley
 Cespedes
 Nava
 Betts
 Holt
1/94/6/13
85/9/0/12
30/0/33/5
0/5/7/1
8/6/25/1
OPS .733 .603 .570 .723 .903 .361 .626 .667 .665
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 246/.761 61/.390 43/.590 87/.868 39/.754 60/.407 103/.481 42/.817 .680
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 275/.708 45/.890 57/.556 144/.637 58/1.007 108/.334 124/.748 61/.567 .653
Home 269/.734 65/.533 65/.501 109/.631 60/.899 92/.286 146/.669 38/.615
Last 28d days 70/.693 8/.900 26/.862 48/.852 31/.826 36/.487 40/.642 18/.748
HR/SB/CS 15/11/5 1/1/1 0/0/1 5/1/1 7/1/0 2/1/1 1/1/0 2/3/1 71/37/20
Usage ·····X·· ······oo ····X·o· ····X·Xo ····X··X o·Xo·o·· o·XX·o·· ···o·o··
Cardinals Batters (3.71 RS/G) vs. Red Sox Pitchers (4.35 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 56.Kelly
G/S/vB
35.Badenhop
G/S/vB
32.Breslow*
G/S/vB
38.Hembree
G/S/vB
59.Layne*
G/S/vB
54.Mujica
G/S/vB
36.Tazawa
G/S/vB
19.Uehara
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
32.Adams* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 378/295 .314/.333/.506/.839 .626/.898 .935 78/.648 3/2 12/5
8.Bourjos G/S/vP ··· 3/.000 3/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 3/.000 218/134 .219/.284/.342/.626 .558/.669 .724 31/.695 8/2 3/2
13.Carpenter* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 495/348 .286/.381/.398/.778 .796/.771 .705 84/.824 3/1 6/11
48.Cruz G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 100/71 .239/.316/.295/.612 .546/.636 .451 41/.572 0/2 0/0
33.Descalso* G/S/vP ··· 4/.000 ··· ··· ··· 3/.666 ··· ··· 104/87 .177/.233/.229/.462 .561/.443 .444 12/.350 1/1 0/2
3.Ellis G/S/vP 8/.125 1/.000 5/.650 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 1/.000 2/2.500 182/102 .190/.270/.228/.498 .559/.448 .391 15/.452 4/1 0/1
7.Holliday G/S/vP ··· 8/.250 2/1.000 ··· ··· 8/.542 ··· ··· 460/342 .269/.370/.426/.796 .852/.777 .873 75/1.022 2/1 12/3
19.Jay* G/S/vP ··· 5/.200 1/.000 ··· 3/.000 4/.500 1/2.000 ··· 283/228 .288/.345/.366/.711 .955/.648 .694 49/.653 6/1 1/1
27.Peralta G/S/vP ··· 2/1.500 8/.000 ··· ··· ··· 3/.333 5/.600 428/327 .254/.334/.442/.776 .852/.754 .784 75/.858 2/2 15/10
35.Pierzynski* G/S/vP 2/.000 1/.000 8/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 11/.819 4/.500 301/207 .260/.293/.349/.642 .454/.727 .710 27/.730 0/0 4/3
43.Robinson G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/.500 ··· 1/.000 ··· 49/18 .136/.224/.205/.429 .404/.472 .686 2/.500 0/0 0/0
18.Taveras* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· 120/97 .221/.258/.319/.577 .648/.560 .663 51/.608 0/0 2/1
16.Wong* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· 263/220 .243/.288/.387/.675 .643/.681 .751 77/.688 16/2 7/8
IP 35.0 53.0 40.0 3.1 40.2 45.0 50.2 TOTAL .251/.318/.373/.691 .722/.680 .722 .700 47/16 73/57
ERA-K/9 4.37/6.4 2.72/5.4 4.95/5.6 /0.0 2.70/5.5 4.87/6.4 3.40/9.2 1.42/11.5 3.95/7.8

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Cruz (16-3-4)
 Pierzynski (40-9-5)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 156/.291 219/.291 187/.298 / 13/.091 171/.308 189/.271 185/.177 .260  Taveras
 Jay
 Holliday
 Bourjos
 Carpenter
 Robinson
0/3/29/2
15/60/18/1
103/0/0/1
0/73/0/0
0/0/2/0
3/0/11/0
OPS .774 .733 .833 .322 .847 .713 .506 .733
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 81/.841 92/.748 84/.796 / 8/.393 71/1.048 92/.713 101/.408 .759
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 75/.700 127/.723 103/.864 / 5/.200 100/.701 97/.714 84/.620 .709
Road 107/.928 82/.839 84/.768 / 4/.833 67/.690 84/.713 73/.523
Last 28d days 91/.910 34/.609 35/1.025 / 10/.311 26/.577 40/.834 29/.552
HR/SB/CS 3/4/1 1/4/1 5/1/0 // 0/0/0 6/4/1 4/0/0 6/0/1 110/70/19
Usage ······X· o··X··X· ··oX··X· X··oo··· ··oX···o X·o·X··X ··o·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.