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St. Louis Cardinals vs. Boston Red Sox, at Busch Stadium III, August 7, 2014 Matchups, Tickets, Preview

Date:
Thursday, August 7, 2014
Start Time:
6:15ct (local), 7:15et
Venue:
Busch Stadium
Tickets:
Series:
Game #3 of a 3-game series
Average Temp:
87° (based on last ten years)
Red Sox
Manager:
Game #:
115
On This Date:
54-48
Cardinals
Manager:
Game #:
113
On This Date:
65-57
Season Series
Tue, Aug 05, 2014 STL  3  BOS  2     
Wed, Aug 06, 2014 BOS  2 @STL  1     

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

                         All times ET
50-63, 5th, 14 GB, 17 GB in WC / Schedule
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   27-31   Road:   23-32   ExtrInn: 6-8 
 vsRHP:  32-43   vsLHP:  18-20   1-Run:  22-22
 vsEast: 19-32   vsCntrl:14-15   vsWest: 10-9  IL: 7-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
113 Wed, Aug  6  @STL  W   2-1       50-63  5th 14.0 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
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 8-12   Last 30:12-18
60-52, 2nd, 1 GB, 1 GB in WC / Schedule
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   32-25   Road:   28-27   ExtrInn: 3-4 
 vsRHP:  48-37   vsLHP:  12-15   1-Run:  18-18
 vsEast: 15-12   vsCntrl:27-19   vsWest: 12-11 IL: 6-10

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
112 Wed, Aug  6   BOS  L   1-2       60-52  2nd  1.0 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
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:16-14
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Wed, Aug 06, 2014 BOS  2 @STL  1        W:Junichi Tazawa (2-3), L: Trevor Rosenthal (1-6), S: Koji Uehara (23)
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
Season Series: 2014 - tied 1-1; 2013 -  0-0; 2012 -  0-0; All-Time - STL leads 7-4

SP: Brandon Workman (25, RHP, 1-4, 4.08)

2014 Gamelogs / 2014 Splits / vs. STL Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2014 (1-4) 57.1 47 31 26 23 43 7 4.08
2013 (6-3) 41.2 44 23 23 15 47 5 4.97
Last 7 GS 1-4 40.2 34 25 20 16 29 6 4.43 50
2014-07-30 TOR L 5.0 4 5 2 4 2 0 99 43
2014-07-08 CHW L 7.0 8 5 3 2 5 1 106 48
2014-07-02 CHC L 4.0 5 6 6 3 3 2 69 28
2014-06-27 @NYY L 7.0 7 4 4 2 5 2 108 50
2014-06-15 CLE ND 6.0 5 2 2 2 7 1 103 59
2014-06-10 @BAL W 6.2 1 0 0 1 4 0 67 75
2014-06-04 @CLE ND 5.0 4 3 3 2 3 0 85 48
Has never faced STL as starter.

SP: Adam Wainwright (32, RHP, 13-6, 2.26)

2014 Gamelogs / 2014 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2014 (13-6) 155.0 119 41 39 37 127 5 2.26
2013 (19-9) 241.2 223 83 79 35 219 15 2.94
2012 (14-13) 198.2 196 96 87 52 184 15 3.94
Last 7 GS 3-3 46.2 41 16 14 16 29 1 2.70 56
2014-08-01 MIL L 5.1 9 7 7 3 5 1 96 24
2014-07-27 @CHC W 7.0 5 0 0 3 3 0 98 67
2014-07-22 TBR L 4.2 6 6 4 4 4 0 87 32
2014-07-12 @MIL W 7.0 5 2 2 0 4 0 94 63
2014-07-07 PIT ND 7.0 7 0 0 3 5 0 112 65
2014-07-02 @SFG W 7.2 4 0 0 2 1 0 107 70
2014-06-26 @LAD L 8.0 5 1 1 1 7 0 100 74
Has never faced BOS as starter.
Red Sox Batters (3.81 RS/G) vs. Cardinals Pitchers (3.67 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 50.Wainwright
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 ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 44/21 .244/.279/.366/.645 .668/.618 .718 12/.667 1/1 1/1
2.Bogaerts G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 429/295 .238/.304/.359/.663 .743/.627 .601 75/.642 2/2 8/16
25.Bradley* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 356/220 .218/.290/.299/.589 .664/.542 .568 63/.521 7/0 1/0
39.Brown* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· / /// / / / /
52.Cespedes G/S/vP 4/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/1.334 ··· 448/335 .258/.306/.464/.770 .773/.768 .763 73/.816 3/2 17/4
26.Holt* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 357/215 .299/.346/.418/.764 .811/.733 .739 94/.729 6/2 3/7
16.Middlebrooks G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 89/61 .192/.292/.321/.613 .780/.532 .545 7/.429 0/0 2/2
12.Napoli G/S/vP ··· 2/2.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 2/.000 1/3.000 ··· 376/264 .271/.386/.451/.837 .890/.814 .837 64/.901 2/2 13/5
29.Nava# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 ··· 245/202 .253/.335/.318/.653 .309/.729 .681 64/.737 2/1 2/4
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP ··· 10/.844 ··· ··· ··· 3/.000 1/no AB ··· 461/302 .249/.343/.499/.841 .878/.822 .939 81/.827 0/0 26/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP ··· 3/.666 ··· 1/.000 ··· 4/.000 ··· ··· 496/351 .278/.341/.377/.717 .766/.698 .733 86/.676 3/6 5/2
55.Vazquez G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 60/44 .255/.333/.333/.667 .404/.758 .699 57/.705 0/0 0/2
IP 155.0 25.2 23.2 56.1 22.0 46.1 53.2 24.1 TOTAL .246/.320/.373/.692 .707/.685 .682 .729 32/20 85/66
ERA-K/9 2.26/7.4 5.26/7.7 1.90/8.0 3.20/5.9 4.91/6.5 0.78/9.5 3.19/11.4 4.44/11.1 3.46/7.7

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

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 612/.213 106/.222 103/.239 232/.282 97/.287 168/.138 233/.230 103/.231 .241  Bradley
 Cespedes
 Nava
 Betts
 Holt
1/95/6/13
86/9/0/12
30/0/34/5
0/6/8/1
8/6/25/1
OPS .570 .603 .595 .720 .903 .361 .639 .667 .664
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 277/.623 61/.390 44/.627 87/.868 39/.754 60/.407 104/.488 42/.817 .679
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 335/.526 45/.890 59/.572 145/.632 58/1.007 108/.334 129/.763 61/.567 .653
Home 248/.662 65/.533 68/.542 110/.625 60/.899 92/.286 152/.688 38/.615
Last 28d days 109/.767 8/.900 29/.918 49/.833 27/.755 36/.487 46/.707 18/.748
HR/SB/CS 5/5/2 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·· ·······o o····X·o o····X·X ·····X·· ·o·Xo·o· Xo·XX·o· ····o·o·
Cardinals Batters (3.69 RS/G) vs. Red Sox Pitchers (4.32 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 67.Workman
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 1/2.000 382/299 .316/.335/.505/.841 .626/.900 .936 79/.665 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 30/.646 8/2 3/2
13.Carpenter* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 499/352 .285/.380/.399/.778 .796/.771 .706 84/.832 3/1 6/11
48.Cruz G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 100/71 .239/.316/.295/.612 .546/.636 .451 38/.621 0/2 0/0
33.Descalso* G/S/vP ··· 4/.000 ··· ··· ··· 3/.666 ··· ··· 104/87 .177/.233/.229/.462 .561/.443 .444 11/.384 1/1 0/2
3.Ellis G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 5/.650 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 1/.000 2/2.500 182/102 .190/.270/.228/.498 .559/.448 .391 14/.490 4/1 0/1
7.Holliday G/S/vP ··· 8/.250 2/1.000 ··· ··· 8/.542 1/.000 ··· 464/346 .267/.369/.423/.792 .852/.771 .863 76/1.002 2/1 12/3
19.Jay* G/S/vP ··· 5/.200 1/.000 ··· 3/.000 4/.500 1/2.000 1/.000 287/232 .285/.344/.362/.705 .955/.642 .682 50/.666 6/1 1/1
27.Peralta G/S/vP ··· 2/1.500 8/.000 ··· ··· ··· 3/.333 6/.500 432/331 .251/.331/.437/.768 .852/.744 .768 75/.809 2/2 15/10
35.Pierzynski* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 8/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 11/.819 5/.400 305/211 .260/.293/.347/.640 .454/.723 .704 31/.700 0/0 4/3
43.Robinson G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/.500 ··· 1/.000 ··· 50/19 .133/.220/.200/.420 .404/.446 .646 3/.333 0/0 0/0
18.Taveras* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 1/2.000 124/101 .224/.266/.319/.585 .648/.570 .675 51/.675 0/0 2/1
16.Wong* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 267/224 .239/.284/.381/.665 .643/.669 .732 78/.634 16/2 7/8
IP 57.1 53.0 40.0 3.1 40.2 46.0 51.2 TOTAL .251/.317/.372/.689 .722/.678 .718 .697 47/16 73/57
ERA-K/9 4.08/6.8 2.72/5.4 4.95/5.6 /0.0 2.70/5.5 4.87/6.4 3.33/9.2 1.39/11.3 3.92/7.7

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

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 241/.223 219/.291 187/.298 / 13/.091 171/.308 192/.267 190/.183 .259  Taveras
 Jay
 Holliday
 Bourjos
 Carpenter
 Robinson
0/3/30/2
15/61/18/1
104/0/0/1
0/73/0/0
0/0/2/0
3/0/11/0
OPS .673 .733 .833 .322 .847 .702 .514 .731
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 146/.698 92/.748 84/.796 / 8/.393 71/1.048 94/.697 105/.432 .756
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 95/.634 127/.723 103/.864 / 5/.200 100/.701 98/.706 85/.612 .707
Road 99/.605 82/.839 84/.768 / 4/.833 67/.690 87/.688 78/.541
Last 28d days 25/.533 34/.609 35/1.025 / 10/.311 26/.577 40/.834 29/.448
HR/SB/CS 7/8/3 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··· oX·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.