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Tampa Bay Rays vs. Boston Red Sox, at Tropicana Field, May 23, 2014 Matchups, Tickets, Preview

Date:
Friday, May 23, 2014
Start Time:
7:10et (local)
Venue:
Tropicana Field
Tickets:
Series:
Game #1 of a 3-game series
Average Temp:
° (based on last ten years)
Red Sox
Manager:
Game #:
47
On This Date:
48-47
Rays
Manager:
Game #:
49
On This Date:
9-5
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 BOS    @TBR  7:10pm
Sat, May 24, 2014 BOS    @TBR  4:10pm
Sun, May 25, 2014 BOS    @TBR  1:40pm
Fri, May 30, 2014 TBR    @BOS  7:10pm
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
20-26, 4th, 5 GB, 6 GB in WC / Schedule
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   10-17   Road:   10-9    ExtrInn: 2-3 
 vsRHP:  10-20   vsLHP:  10-6    1-Run:   5-10
 vsEast:  9-14   vsCntrl: 3-6    vsWest:  6-3  IL: 2-3 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/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
 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
 Last 10: 2-8    Last 20: 8-12   Last 30:13-17
20-28, 5th, 6 GB, 7 GB in WC / Schedule
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    9-14   Road:   11-14   ExtrInn: 2-2 
 vsRHP:  15-18   vsLHP:   5-10   1-Run:   7-4 
 vsEast:  8-11   vsCntrl: 4-9    vsWest:  6-7  IL: 2-1 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/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
 45 Sun, May 18  @LAA  L   2-6       19-26  5th  5.0 gb
 44 Sat, May 17  @LAA  L   0-6       19-25  5th  4.5 gb
 43 Fri, May 16  @LAA  W   3-0       19-24  5th  4.5 gb
 42 Thu, May 15  @LAA  L   5-6       18-24  5th  4.5 gb
 41 Wed, May 14  @SEA  W   2-0       18-23  5th  3.5 gb
 40 Tue, May 13  @SEA  W   2-1       17-23  5th  4.5 gb
 39 Mon, May 12  @SEA  L   5-12      16-23  5th  5.5 gb
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20: 8-12   Last 30:11-19
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
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)
Mon, Jul 29, 2013 TBR  2 @BOS  1        W:David Price (6-5), L: Felix Doubront (7-5), S: Fernando Rodney (26)
Wed, Jul 24, 2013 TBR  5 @BOS  1        W:David Price (5-5), L: Felix Doubront (7-4), S: none
Tue, Jul 23, 2013 BOS  6  TBR  2        W:Jon Lester (9-6), L: Roberto Hernandez (5-11), S: none
Mon, Jul 22, 2013 TBR  3 @BOS  0        W:Matt Moore (14-3), L: Brandon Workman (0-1), S: none
Season Series: 2014 - TBR over 2-1; 2013 - BOS won 12-7; 2012 - Tied 9-9; All-Time - BOS leads 163-118

SP: John Lackey (35, RHP, 5-3, 4.01)

2014 Gamelogs / 2014 Splits / vs. TBR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2014 (5-3) 58.1 62 28 26 13 56 7 4.01
2013 (10-13) 189.1 179 80 74 40 161 26 3.52
2011 (12-12) 160.0 203 119 114 56 108 20 6.41
Last 7 GS 3-3 45.1 54 25 24 10 45 6 4.76 50
2014-05-17 DET L 5.1 9 6 5 2 4 1 96 30
2014-05-11 @TEX W 7.0 7 2 2 0 9 1 105 64
2014-05-04 OAK ND 6.0 5 2 2 3 4 0 107 55
2014-04-29 TBR W 8.0 6 2 2 1 5 0 112 66
2014-04-23 NYY W 8.0 7 1 1 0 11 0 111 75
2014-04-18 BAL L 5.1 10 6 6 4 6 0 100 26
2014-04-12 @NYY L 5.2 10 6 6 0 6 4 95 31
Last 5 v.TBR 1-3 27.2 36 20 19 9 19 5 6.18 41
2014-04-29 TBR W 8.0 6 2 2 1 5 0 112 66
2013-06-10 @TBR ND 5.2 10 4 4 1 2 2 93 34
2013-05-14 @TBR L 4.1 9 5 5 1 3 0 84 27
2011-09-09 @TBR L 3.0 5 5 5 3 2 1 69 28
2011-08-17 TBR L 6.2 6 4 3 3 7 2 125 52

SP: Chris Archer (25, RHP, 3-2, 4.59)

2014 Gamelogs / 2014 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2014 (3-2) 51.0 54 26 26 20 41 3 4.59
2013 (9-7) 128.2 107 49 46 38 101 15 3.22
2012 (1-3) 29.1 23 17 15 13 36 3 4.60
Last 7 GS 2-2 38.0 44 24 24 16 30 3 5.68 44
2014-05-16 @LAA W 5.2 2 0 0 5 5 0 104 65
2014-05-11 CLE L 5.0 8 4 4 4 2 1 100 33
2014-05-06 BAL ND 5.0 7 3 3 1 6 1 100 46
2014-05-01 @BOS ND 4.2 3 5 5 5 3 0 84 36
2014-04-25 @CHW ND 6.0 9 4 4 0 4 1 101 42
2014-04-19 NYY W 6.2 3 1 1 0 4 0 94 68
2014-04-14 @BAL L 5.0 12 7 7 1 6 0 95 20
Last 5 v.BOS 1-2 18.1 17 14 13 18 21 1 6.38 43
2014-05-01 @BOS ND 4.2 3 5 5 5 3 0 84 36
2013-06-18 @BOS L 4.2 5 4 3 5 5 0 109 40
2013-06-12 BOS L 4.0 4 2 2 4 7 1 103 49
2012-09-19 BOS W 5.0 5 3 3 4 6 0 95 47
Red Sox Batters (4.02 RS/G) vs. Rays Pitchers (4.35 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 22.Archer
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
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
2.Bogaerts G/S/vP 2/.500 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 1/3.000 ··· 1/no AB 180/124 .282/.378/.417/.794 .939/.731 .803 82/.832 1/2 3/6
25.Bradley* G/S/vP 2/.500 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/3.000 1/.000 152/99 .201/.296/.299/.595 .597/.592 .566 73/.472 3/0 0/0
37.Carp* G/S/vP 2/1.000 3/.333 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 1/no AB 2/1.000 61/51 .273/.344/.364/.708 .600/.731 .714 30/.844 0/1 0/0
7.Drew* G/S/vP 4/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 5/.200 4/.000 5/1.600 / /// / / / /
5.Gomes G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 6/1.000 1/no AB 12/1.667 114/60 .242/.325/.414/.739 .921/.574 .622 50/.733 0/0 4/2
10.Herrera# G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 47/35 .184/.295/.184/.480 .384/.510 .376 12/.311 0/2 0/1
26.Holt* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 46/26 .333/.400/.436/.836 1.126/.641 18/.790 2/0 0/3
12.Napoli G/S/vP 8/.393 9/.222 2/.500 2/2.000 4/1.250 ··· 9/1.083 183/129 .267/.399/.427/.826 .856/.810 .725 81/.653 0/1 5/2
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 8/.929 12/.633 1/no AB 1/3.000 6/.833 6/.533 16/.583 194/122 .275/.371/.521/.892 .972/.847 1.098 95/.980 0/0 11/
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 11/.293 11/1.011 1/.000 4/.500 5/.450 5/.400 16/.833 210/145 .277/.343/.398/.741 .860/.689 .727 104/.786 2/4 2/1
40.Pierzynski* G/S/vP 5/.400 7/.000 1/.000 1/2.000 4/1.000 6/.666 15/.204 138/98 .258/.292/.359/.651 .322/.778 .577 69/.628 0/0 3/2
3.Ross G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 3/.000 3/.333 1/.000 52/24 .167/.231/.333/.564 .744/.375 .633 24/.428 0/1 2/3
38.Sizemore* G/S/vP 2/.500 5/1.600 1/2.000 ··· ··· 8/1.250 7/.929 133/101 .218/.293/.336/.629 .560/.651 .694 61/.630 3/0 2/0
18.Victorino G/S/vP 6/1.100 3/1.000 2/.000 3/1.333 2/.000 13/.693 8/.286 95/67 .253/.287/.368/.655 .693/.640 .628 84/.670 2/0 1/0
IP 51.0 18.1 14.2 26.2 20.1 14.2 20.1 TOTAL .245/.329/.379/.708 .746/.690 .694 .700 14/11 37/30
ERA-K/9 4.59/7.2 5.89/7.4 1.84/11.0 4.73/5.4 1.33/9.3 1.84/9.2 4.87/9.3 4.04/8.0

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Pierzynski (14-8-3)
 Ross (11-3-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 221/.274 84/.203 61/.188 117/.284 77/.188 59/.170 87/.231 .248  Bradley
 Sizemore
 Carp
 Victorino
 Gomes
1/36/6/3
19/13/4/3
9/0/0/0
0/0/20/0
28/0/5/0
OPS .720 .740 .646 .775 .495 .518 .721 .705
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 128/.574 53/.625 29/.678 59/.674 25/.697 27/.444 51/.809 .707
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 93/.927 31/.952 32/.614 58/.883 52/.401 32/.582 36/.594 .703
Home 94/.701 43/.702 36/.574 66/.690 34/.176 33/.252 47/.709
Last 28d days 94/.778 39/.721 46/.778 57/.770 42/.689 52/.502 54/.862
HR/SB/CS 3/5/2 2/1/0 2/2/1 5/0/0 0/1/1 0/2/0 4/1/0 44/19/11
Usage ······X· XX····oX ·oX·XX·o o·o··X·· oo····XX X·X··Xo· oX····oo
Rays Batters (3.88 RS/G) vs. Red Sox Pitchers (4.50 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 41.Lackey
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/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
7.DeJesus* G/S/vP 30/.517 3/1.667 6/.833 5/.200 5/1.600 7/1.143 ··· 2/2.000 134/131 .263/.351/.458/.808 .333/.817 .876 73/.989 0/0 4/0
11.Escobar G/S/vP 22/1.056 14/.517 7/.453 6/1.267 14/.630 3/.666 5/1.600 12/.416 182/139 .265/.337/.358/.695 .844/.648 .671 92/.804 0/0 3/8
35.Figueroa* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 7/7 .143/.143/.143/.286 /.286 .667 7/.286 0/0 0/0
10.Forsythe G/S/vP 4/.000 1/2.000 1/3.000 9/.666 ··· 3/.333 1/.000 ··· 93/44 .179/.247/.238/.485 .538/.427 .481 41/.456 0/0 0/0
5.Guyer G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 53/22 .200/.216/.280/.496 .611/.333 .188 30/.586 0/0 1/0
24.Hanigan G/S/vP 3/.666 6/.666 ··· 8/.708 1/.000 6/.833 ··· 1/.000 120/94 .229/.319/.362/.681 .366/.769 .943 67/.594 0/0 3/0
8.Jennings G/S/vP 16/.333 1/.000 2/2.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 9/.333 7/.286 188/139 .241/.330/.389/.719 .765/.701 .647 102/.654 9/3 4/0
20.Joyce* G/S/vP 25/.991 3/.000 9/.476 ··· 3/.666 4/.500 4/.250 8/1.000 156/145 .278/.372/.405/.777 .000/.840 .952 81/.525 1/2 3/0
21.Loney* G/S/vP 19/.789 3/1.334 8/.804 6/1.334 8/1.500 10/1.600 4/.500 4/.250 189/137 .310/.376/.393/.769 .720/.788 .833 100/.722 1/0 1/3
3.Longoria G/S/vP 38/.901 6/.666 7/.453 3/1.000 9/.476 3/.000 7/.000 17/.294 204/144 .251/.319/.366/.685 .707/.675 .861 104/.526 1/0 4/3
28.Molina G/S/vP 14/.453 ··· 4/1.750 3/.333 3/2.000 5/.600 2/1.500 ··· 61/46 .121/.164/.121/.285 .421/.242 .277 30/.274 0/0 0/1
9.Myers G/S/vP 3/1.667 ··· 2/.000 3/2.000 2/.000 1/no AB 2/.000 2/.000 199/142 .238/.307/.359/.666 .584/.699 .702 107/.673 1/1 4/3
1.Rodriguez G/S/vP 6/.800 2/.500 2/2.500 3/.666 4/.500 2/.000 1/3.000 2/.000 72/29 .235/.278/.529/.807 .815/.793 .895 43/.815 1/0 5/1
IP 58.1 26.2 14.2 24.1 20.2 15.2 20.0 17.2 TOTAL .246/.321/.366/.687 .669/.693 .741 .650 17/8 36/25
ERA-K/9 4.01/8.6 2.36/4.7 3.07/6.7 2.22/8.5 2.61/13.5 8.04/5.7 2.70/8.1 1.02/13.7 3.95/8.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Hanigan (8-7-1)
 Molina (11-4-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 245/.271 110/.280 63/.264 102/.222 84/.184 73/.343 82/.260 69/.215 .268  Myers
 Joyce
 DeJesus
 Jennings
 Forsythe
 Rodriguez
 Guyer
0/1/46/3
30/0/3/3
9/3/0/0
0/40/0/0
2/0/0/0
8/0/0/0
10/5/1/0
OPS .747 .730 .673 .615 .513 .987 .682 .588 .751
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 141/.651 46/.780 26/.787 36/.631 29/.511 34/.897 35/.767 33/.222 .721
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 104/.880 64/.695 37/.591 66/.604 55/.515 39/1.064 47/.619 36/.920 .773
Road 75/.821 26/.988 22/.396 47/.524 37/.707 20/.618 33/.697 22/.591
Last 28d days 110/.727 44/.535 33/.482 51/.906 46/.563 32/1.108 42/.910 38/.754
HR/SB/CS 7/8/1 1/0/1 0/0/0 1/0/1 1/0/0 4/3/1 2/0/0 2/0/1 46/25/11
Usage ·····X·· o·X·o·X· X·o·o··o ·X···X·o ·X··X··X ··X··oo· X·X·o·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.