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Tampa Bay Rays vs. Boston Red Sox, at Tropicana Field, August 31, 2014 Matchups, Tickets, Preview

Date:
Sunday, August 31, 2014
Start Time:
1:40et (local)
Venue:
Tropicana Field
Tickets:
Series:
Game #3 of a 4-game series
Average Temp:
° (based on last ten years)
Red Sox
Manager:
Game #:
137
On This Date:
51-49
Rays
Manager:
Game #:
137
On This Date:
8-8
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 BOS  7  TBR  1     
Sun, Jun 01, 2014 BOS  4  TBR  0     
Fri, Jul 25, 2014 TBR  6  BOS  4     
Sat, Jul 26, 2014 TBR  3  BOS  0     
Sun, Jul 27, 2014 BOS  3 @TBR  2     
Fri, Aug 29, 2014 BOS  8 @TBR  4     
Sat, Aug 30, 2014 TBR  7  BOS  0     

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
59-76, 5th, 19½ GB, 15 GB in WC / Schedule
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   29-40   Road:   30-36   ExtrInn: 8-10
 vsRHP:  39-54   vsLHP:  20-22   1-Run:  25-24
 vsEast: 22-34   vsCntrl:14-15   vsWest: 14-19 IL: 9-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
135 Sat, Aug 30  @TBR  L   0-7       59-76  5th 19.5 gb
134 Fri, Aug 29  @TBR  W   8-4       59-75  5th 18.5 gb
133 Wed, Aug 27  @TOR  L   2-5       58-75  5th 18.0 gb
132 Tue, Aug 26  @TOR  W  11-7 (11)  58-74  5th 18.0 gb
131 Mon, Aug 25  @TOR  W   4-3 (10)  57-74  5th 18.0 gb
130 Sun, Aug 24   SEA  L   6-8       56-74  5th 18.0 gb
129 Sat, Aug 23   SEA  L   3-7       56-73  5th 18.0 gb
128 Fri, Aug 22   SEA  L   3-5       56-72  5th 18.0 gb
127 Thu, Aug 21   LAA  L   0-2       56-71  5th 18.0 gb
126 Wed, Aug 20   LAA  L   3-8       56-70  5th 17.5 gb
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 8-12   Last 30:11-19
66-70, 4th, 13 GB, 8½ GB in WC / Schedule
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   30-37   Road:   36-33   ExtrInn: 6-8 
 vsRHP:  50-51   vsLHP:  16-19   1-Run:  19-18
 vsEast: 27-29   vsCntrl:12-14   vsWest: 17-17 IL:10-10

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
136 Sat, Aug 30   BOS  W   7-0       66-70  4th 13.0 gb
135 Fri, Aug 29   BOS  L   4-8       65-70  4th 13.0 gb
134 Thu, Aug 28  @BAL  L   4-5       65-69  4th 12.0 gb
133 Wed, Aug 27  @BAL  W   3-1       65-68  4th 11.0 gb
132 Tue, Aug 26  @BAL  L   2-4       64-68  4th 12.0 gb
131 Mon, Aug 25  @BAL  L   1-9       64-67  4th 11.0 gb
130 Sun, Aug 24  @TOR  W   2-1 (10)  64-66  4th 10.0 gb
129 Sat, Aug 23  @TOR  L   4-5 (10)  63-66  4th 11.0 gb
128 Fri, Aug 22  @TOR  W   8-0       63-65  4th 11.0 gb
127 Thu, Aug 21   DET  W   1-0       62-65  4th 12.0 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20: 9-11   Last 30:14-16
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sat, Aug 30, 2014 TBR  7  BOS  0        W:Jake Odorizzi (10-11), L: Allen Webster (3-3), S: none
Fri, Aug 29, 2014 BOS  8 @TBR  4        W:Anthony Ranaudo (3-0), L: Chris Archer (8-7), S: none
Sun, Jul 27, 2014 BOS  3 @TBR  2        W:Allen Webster (1-0), L: Chris Archer (6-6), S: Koji Uehara (21)
Sat, Jul 26, 2014 TBR  3  BOS  0        W:Grant Balfour (1-3), L: John Lackey (11-7), S: Jake McGee (11)
Fri, Jul 25, 2014 TBR  6  BOS  4        W:David Price (11-7), L: Junichi Tazawa (1-2), S: Jake McGee (10)
Sun, Jun 01, 2014 BOS  4  TBR  0        W:Jon Lester (6-6), L: Erik Bedard (2-4), S: none
Sat, May 31, 2014 BOS  7  TBR  1        W:Rubby De La Rosa (1-0), L: Jake Odorizzi (2-5), S: none
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
Season Series: 2014 - TBR over 8-6; 2013 - BOS won 12-7; 2012 - Tied 9-9; All-Time - BOS leads 168-124

SP: Clay Buchholz (29, RHP, 5-8, 5.77)

2014 Gamelogs / 2014 Splits / vs. TBR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2014 (5-8) 131.0 150 89 84 46 101 15 5.77
2013 (12-1) 108.1 75 23 21 36 96 4 1.74
2012 (11-8) 189.1 187 104 96 64 129 25 4.56
Last 7 GS 0-3 45.1 45 33 32 21 36 3 6.35 45
2014-08-25 @TOR ND 8.1 4 3 3 2 4 0 103 65
2014-08-20 LAA L 6.0 7 6 6 2 5 0 97 37
2014-08-15 HOU ND 7.0 7 2 2 2 9 1 110 62
2014-08-09 @LAA ND 8.0 6 3 3 2 8 1 120 64
2014-08-03 NYY ND 5.0 8 7 7 5 5 0 114 23
2014-07-28 TOR L 5.0 7 7 7 4 4 1 100 25
2014-07-23 @TOR L 6.0 6 5 4 4 1 0 99 39
Last 5 v.TBR 2-2 32.1 20 9 8 10 34 1 2.23 64
2013-09-10 @TBR W 5.0 3 0 0 1 6 0 74 66
2013-04-14 TBR W 8.0 2 0 0 4 11 0 109 85
2012-09-25 TBR L 6.0 8 5 4 2 5 1 99 41
2012-09-20 @TBR ND 7.0 4 0 0 2 4 0 94 71
2012-07-14 @TBR L 6.1 3 4 4 1 8 0 87 58

SP: Alex Cobb (26, RHP, 9-6, 3.06)

2014 Gamelogs / 2014 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2014 (9-6) 126.2 109 45 43 38 122 9 3.06
2013 (11-3) 143.1 120 46 44 45 134 13 2.76
2012 (11-9) 136.1 130 67 61 40 106 11 4.03
Last 7 GS 4-0 45.0 33 6 6 12 52 0 1.20 67
2014-08-26 @BAL ND 4.0 3 2 2 3 6 0 92 51
2014-08-21 DET W 7.0 2 0 0 2 6 0 101 77
2014-08-15 NYY W 7.1 6 0 0 1 8 0 112 73
2014-08-10 @CHC ND 6.0 6 1 1 0 6 0 95 62
2014-08-04 @OAK ND 5.2 8 2 2 4 4 0 102 45
2014-07-29 MIL W 8.0 3 1 1 2 12 0 101 82
2014-07-23 @STL W 7.0 5 0 0 0 10 0 105 77
Last 5 v.BOS 1-1 27.2 27 15 14 13 25 0 4.55 49
2013-09-11 BOS ND 5.2 7 3 3 3 4 0 98 44
2013-06-10 BOS ND 4.0 7 6 6 3 4 0 98 25
2013-05-16 BOS ND 6.1 3 1 1 2 6 0 92 67
2013-04-14 @BOS L 6.2 7 4 3 2 6 0 106 50
2012-09-26 @BOS W 5.0 3 1 1 3 5 0 91 59
Red Sox Batters (3.85 RS/G) vs. Rays Pitchers (3.79 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 53.Cobb
G/S/vB
50.Balfour
G/S/vB
38.Beliveau*
G/S/vB
26.Boxberger
G/S/vB
57.McGee*
G/S/vB
62.Peralta
G/S/vB
27.Ramos*
G/S/vB
49.Yates
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
50.Betts G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 93/63 .247/.337/.407/.744 .867/.681 .820 53/.809 4/1 3/1
2.Bogaerts G/S/vP ··· 3/.000 ··· 2/.000 4/1.250 3/2.500 5/.400 ··· 488/344 .221/.292/.331/.623 .711/.585 .570 67/.337 2/2 8/18
52.Cespedes G/S/vP 13/.154 1/3.000 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 4/.000 ··· ··· 539/411 .260/.302/.464/.766 .735/.776 .762 99/.792 4/2 21/5
5.Craig G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 431/327 .230/.288/.343/.631 .728/.599 .518 29/.521 1/1 8/0
26.Holt* G/S/vP ··· 3/1.000 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 2/.500 6/.666 ··· 464/295 .289/.340/.386/.726 .775/.698 .701 115/.568 10/2 3/7
16.Middlebrooks G/S/vP 10/.522 ··· ··· 1/no AB 4/.000 3/.000 6/.000 ··· 166/124 .199/.271/.291/.562 .544/.569 .470 81/.481 1/0 2/2
12.Napoli G/S/vP 12/1.056 9/.222 1/2.000 3/.667 4/1.250 10/.967 5/1.300 ··· 453/324 .254/.375/.431/.806 .846/.791 .799 82/.693 2/2 16/6
29.Nava# G/S/vP 15/.690 4/1.500 1/.000 ··· 3/.333 5/.200 8/.500 ··· 316/266 .262/.339/.337/.675 .388/.732 .674 78/.735 4/2 2/4
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 11/.712 13/.581 1/.000 2/.500 6/.833 17/.548 15/.350 ··· 535/362 .265/.361/.516/.877 .901/.866 .882 79/1.049 0/0 30/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 20/.628 13/.840 ··· 2/.000 5/.450 19/.688 8/.375 ··· 591/426 .280/.340/.379/.720 .745/.710 .754 103/.692 6/6 7/2
72.Rivero G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/1 /1.000// / 1/ 0/0 0/0
3.Ross G/S/vP 3/.333 3/.000 ··· 2/.000 4/.000 1/.000 3/.000 ··· 153/88 .188/.252/.370/.621 .813/.487 .713 14/.445 0/1 6/6
55.Vazquez G/S/vP ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 123/93 .217/.283/.264/.547 .528/.552 .543 71/.419 0/0 0/4
IP 126.2 52.1 17.0 57.0 62.0 55.0 74.0 29.0 TOTAL .243/.317/.366/.682 .694/.677 .659 .625 48/21 101/77
ERA-K/9 3.06/8.7 5.33/8.1 1.59/10.1 2.05/14.1 1.31/11.6 3.76/10.0 3.53/7.2 3.41/10.6 3.47/8.9

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Ross (30-8-3)
 Vazquez (11-9-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 524/.231 237/.232 72/.210 216/.161 236/.186 226/.226 324/.241 123/.243 .235  Cespedes
 Nava
 Craig
 Betts
 Holt
106/9/0/14
34/0/50/7
11/0/73/3
0/18/8/2
8/10/35/1
OPS .620 .736 .586 .528 .452 .681 .673 .704 .660
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 244/.586 126/.726 30/.596 101/.401 69/.557 134/.683 121/.643 34/.930 .650
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 280/.650 111/.746 42/.580 115/.638 167/.409 92/.676 203/.690 89/.626 .668
Home 260/.566 127/.703 35/.544 106/.606 112/.448 114/.674 125/.489 68/.772
Last 28d days 124/.538 56/.925 37/.700 51/.547 52/.514 52/.672 39/.490 37/.779
HR/SB/CS 9/9/2 2/4/0 1/1/0 7/4/2 0/2/1 9/5/0 6/3/0 4/2/1 116/67/24
Usage ····X··· ·X··X··X o·X··X·o ···o··oX ···o··X· ··X·X··X ·X···X·· o·X·XX··
Rays Batters (3.93 RS/G) vs. Red Sox Pitchers (4.41 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 11.Buchholz
G/S/vB
35.Badenhop
G/S/vB
32.Breslow*
G/S/vB
59.Layne*
G/S/vB
54.Mujica
G/S/vB
36.Tazawa
G/S/vB
19.Uehara
G/S/vB
30.Wilson
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
11.Escobar G/S/vP 21/.725 16/.527 8/.804 ··· 6/.334 7/1.143 15/.600 2/.500 458/358 .251/.314/.316/.631 .692/.614 .594 94/.494 1/1 4/15
10.Forsythe G/S/vP ··· 2/2.500 3/1.000 ··· 4/.250 2/1.000 1/.000 1/.000 285/158 .237/.293/.346/.640 .756/.547 .645 51/.434 1/0 5/2
5.Guyer G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 2/1.000 ··· 1/.000 2/.500 1/.000 1/.000 231/135 .277/.350/.386/.736 .795/.693 .759 44/.816 5/1 3/0
24.Hanigan G/S/vP ··· 7/.572 ··· ··· 7/.715 ··· 1/.000 ··· 206/162 .216/.319/.330/.648 .551/.674 .847 16/.801 0/0 4/0
8.Jennings G/S/vP 20/.572 3/.000 3/2.000 ··· 4/.833 11/.382 8/.250 1/.000 542/406 .244/.319/.378/.697 .833/.653 .600 93/.657 15/6 10/0
20.Joyce* G/S/vP 27/.688 3/.000 10/.425 ··· 4/.500 5/.200 9/.889 1/.000 430/399 .267/.365/.406/.771 .461/.796 .738 82/.634 1/4 8/3
39.Kiermaier* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 1/5.000 290/233 .269/.324/.470/.794 .478/.872 .814 77/.620 5/3 9/5
21.Loney* G/S/vP 8/.542 4/1.000 12/.872 ··· 10/1.600 5/.400 7/.143 1/2.000 558/409 .287/.335/.377/.712 .606/.752 .757 98/.661 4/0 7/7
3.Longoria G/S/vP 38/.583 7/.572 9/.819 ··· 5/.000 10/.300 19/.263 1/.000 595/443 .255/.325/.397/.722 .869/.673 .773 111/.692 5/0 17/12
28.Molina G/S/vP 24/.697 1/.000 4/1.750 ··· 6/.500 2/1.500 1/.000 2/.000 224/177 .182/.236/.192/.428 .598/.383 .407 32/.331 3/0 0/2
9.Myers G/S/vP ··· 1/no AB 3/.000 ··· 2/no AB 3/.333 2/.000 1/3.000 270/193 .213/.296/.329/.625 .487/.682 .595 46/.432 4/1 6/3
1.Rodriguez G/S/vP 12/.673 3/.333 3/3.334 ··· 5/.000 2/1.500 3/.000 1/.000 219/102 .225/.273/.470/.743 .761/.720 .607 39/.615 2/0 11/3
18.Zobrist# G/S/vP 42/.377 1/no AB 9/.708 ··· 4/.500 10/.956 17/.368 1/.000 546/401 .273/.358/.408/.766 .886/.722 .778 116/.676 9/4 9/8
IP 131.0 63.0 50.1 11.2 50.1 56.0 60.0 18.1 TOTAL .250/.321/.372/.694 .710/.688 .700 .611 55/22 99/74
ERA-K/9 5.77/6.9 2.43/5.0 4.65/5.7 0.77/6.9 4.29/6.6 3.05/9.5 2.25/10.9 1.47/5.9 3.98/7.6

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Hanigan (22-7-1)
 Molina (32-13-3)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 581/.286 256/.268 233/.287 46/.175 212/.299 239/.259 231/.211 69/.188 .259  Kiermaier
 Myers
 Joyce
 Jennings
 Zobrist
 Escobar
 Rodriguez
 Forsythe
 Guyer
1/19/68/4
0/1/55/4
68/0/10/4
0/118/0/2
31/1/19/1
1/0/0/0
16/0/2/0
3/0/0/0
50/7/1/0
OPS .784 .679 .800 .508 .810 .715 .590 .607 .731
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 344/.809 105/.726 106/.784 29/.395 92/.969 113/.671 128/.508 35/.712 .750
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 237/.747 151/.649 127/.813 17/.710 120/.684 126/.756 103/.689 34/.496 .713
Road 303/.701 103/.757 103/.740 23/.604 91/.692 110/.739 97/.552 22/.818
Last 28d days 117/.588 38/.341 46/.668 37/.606 41/.659 56/.756 46/.926 47/.471
HR/SB/CS 15/5/4 1/4/1 6/1/0 0/0/0 6/4/2 5/0/0 7/1/1 2/0/0 129/80/26
Usage ·····X·· ·X··X··o ·o···Xo· o··oo·X· ·X··X·X· ···Xo·oo ·····o·· X···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.