1 BOSTON RED SOX (6-9) at CHICAGO WHITE SOX (-) Thursday, April, 4 : p.m. ET U.S. Cellular Field, Chicago, IL LHP Jon Lester (-,.) vs. LHP Chris Sale (-,.66) Game #6 Road Game # TV: NESN Radio: WEEI 9. FM, WCEC 49 AM (Spanish) STATE OF THE SOX: The Red Sox defeated the White Sox 6-4 last night at U.S. Cellular Field, the nd of their games in Chicago...Boston tied the game with a run in the 9th, took a lead with a run in the th, and put it away with runs off the White Sox INF Leury Garcia in the 4th. The Red Sox have totaled runs and 6 hits in the first 6 games of their current road trip, which began with a - series loss to the Yankees in New York. The Sox are in th place in the AL East, but are only wins shy of the st-place Yankees (9-6). SERIES TALK: Boston enters tonight s rubber game having won of the club s 4 completed series, with a - mark in series play both at home and on the road. The Red Sox have won their previous rubber games of 4, 4/ at BAL and 4/9 vs. TEX, and have taken of since the All-Star break. Boston went 6- overall in rubber games in, including a 9- mark on the road. WALKS TO A WIN: The Red Sox won 6-4 in 4 innings last night in a game that lasted hours and minutes...red Sox batters reached times via hits (6), walks (), and HBP (). The Red Sox free passes marked their most in a game since they drew on //9, also at CWS but in 9 innings...boston fell walks shy of the club record of set on 9// in a -inning game at DET. According to Elias, it was the st time since at least 9 that any team reached as many as times in a game with 6 or fewer hits. Elias says the last time any team had at least 9 more walks than hits was SD on // vs. FLA ( H, 9 BB). LOW SCORING DAY: According to Elias, yesterday was only the nd day in ML history on which or more games were played (of which there have beeen more than,) with no team scoring more than 6 runs in a game...the other was the next-to-last day of the season...boston was of teams that scored 6 yesterday, along with KC and WSH. THREE IS ALL: Boston s win last night ended a seasonhigh-tying -game losing streak...the Red Sox still have not lost more than consecutive games since an -game drought to end the season. Last year s Red Sox squad was the st that did not endure a slide of more than games since the 9 club did it in a -game schedule...the Red Sox endured season-long -game losing streaks. CLOSE CALLS: More than half of Boston s games this season have been decided by runs or fewer (). Of Boston s 9 losses, 4 have been decided by run, matching KC for the most -run losses among AL teams this season...boston has lost games in the opponents last at-bat. The Sox 9 losses have been decided by an average of. runs...none of the 9 losses have been by more than 4 runs ( times: 4/4 and 4/6, both vs. MIL). RELIEF LEADER: Red Sox relievers combined to allow just run in. innings last night, improving the team s bullpen ERA to.4, the best mark in the AL (4th best in MLB). The Sox bullpen has combined to allow just runs in. innings during the current road trip (.96 ERA). ON THE ROAD: Boston concludes its st multi-series road trip of the season tonight with the last of games at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago (-)...The Red Sox are -4 thus far on the -day, -game trek after dropping out of 4 at Yankee Stadium prior to Monday s off-day. The Sox are 4- overall in road games this year after going 44- (.4) on the road in, win shy of the best road record in MLB (TEX and LAD, 4-6). SOX VS. SOX: The Red Sox and White Sox tonight conclude a -game series at U.S. Cellular Field (- thus far), their st matchups of 4...They will round out their -game season set with 4 contests at Fenway Park from /-. The Red Sox are - against the White Sox beginning //, outscoring Chicago 96- in those games... During that stretch, the Sox have won of games at U.S. Cellular, despite dropping of their last here. CELLULAR PLAN: Last night the Red Sox improved to - overall at U.S. Cellular Field, which opened in Boston is of visiting AL clubs with a winning mark here, along with NYY (-4) and OAK (-4). CHANGING SOX: Tuesday night s starter Jake Peavy was acquired by the Red Sox from the White Sox on // as part of a -player deal that also involved the Tigers. A.J. Pierzynski called the South Side home for seasons from -, winning a World Series in his st year here. Before joining the Red Sox as pitching coach in, Juan Nieves spent seasons in the White Sox organization, the last as bullpen coach (-). QUALITY ON DISPLAY: Boston is tied with ATL and MIL for nd in MLB with quality starts, trailing only OAK s...in the last seasons from 99-4, this is just the nd time Boston has amassed as many as quality starts within the team s first games, along with (). Red Sox starters have allowed ER or fewer in of their quality starts, tied with OAK for the most such outings in the AL...In MLB the only other team with at least quality starts with ER or less is ATL (). NOTHING FOR FREE: Boston hurlers have allowed walks or fewer in 9 games thus far this season, tied with the Yankees for the most such efforts in the AL...Sox pitchers have the nd-best walk rate in the AL (.4 BB/9. IP), trailing only the Yankees (.). With 9 strikeouts, Boston also ranks nd in the AL in strikeout-to-walk ratio (.) to NYY (.9). LESTER ROLLING: Tonight s starter Jon Lester has given up ER or less in each of his last starts dating back to the beginning of the postseason...in that time, he has posted a.94 ERA ( ER/. IP). Lester is the st Red Sox LHP in the last years to begin a season with 6+ SO and no more than ER in each of his st outings of a season...the last Red Sox overall to open a season with 4 such games was Pedro Martinez in his st 4 starts with Boston in 99. XANDER IS ON: -year-old Xander Bogaerts has reached base safely times in games thus far in the 4 season (4 H, 9 BB, HBP). Since 9, the only other Red Sox age or younger to reach safely as many as times within the team s first games of a season was a -year-old Ted Williams in 94 ( times on base: H, BB, HB). SCORING STORY: Despite placing th in the AL in hits () and OBP (.), Boston s average of.9 runs scored per game is the 4th-lowest mark in the AL. The Sox are th in the AL with a.6 AVG and have hit just.9 (4-for-) with runners in scoring position, th out of the AL clubs. GROUNDING GROUNDED: The Red Sox have grounded into only double play in the team s last 6 games after totaling GIDP over the club s st 9 games of the year. Boston still leads the majors with GIDP in 4... The Rockies ranks nd in MLB with GIDP, while the Indians and Astros tied for nd in the AL with 4 each. REGULAR SEASON BREAKDOWN Overall AL East Standing...th,. GB At Home On Road In day games In night games... - April vs. AL East vs. AL Central... - vs. AL West... - vs. National League... - vs. RH starter... - vs. LH starter Leading after 6 innings... - Tied after 6 innings Trailing after 6 innings... - Leading after innings Tied after innings... - Trailing after innings Leading after innings... - Tied after innings... - Trailing after innings Red Sox score st... - Opponents score first... - Shutouts... - Scoring less than runs Scoring or 4 runs... - Scoring or more runs... - Red Sox hit HR... - Red Sox hit HR run games run games... - Walk-offs... - Extra innings (home)... - Extra innings (road)... - Extra innings (total)... - Series openers Series fi nales... - Series W-L-T (home)...-- Series W-L-T (road)...-- Series W-L-T (total)...-- Series sweeps (home)... - Series sweeps (road)... - Series sweeps (total)... - Come-from-behind wins..., last 4/6 Innings batting around... Games decided in last AB... - VS. THE WHITE SOX All-Time vs. White Sox In Boston In Chicago At U.S. Cellular Field vs. White Sox... - In Boston... - In Chicago... - DATE H/R SCORE WP LP 4/ R L- Webb Badenhop 4/6 R W6-4(4) Capuano Garcia UPCOMING MILESTONES Milestone Player (current) HR... Pedroia (99) RBI... Pedroia (494) MLB All-Time Player (current) G as DH, st (Baines,,64)...Ortiz (,6) Sox All-Time List Player (current) HR, 4th (Evans, 9)...Ortiz () MLB ALL-TIME HOME RUN LIST Rk Player HR 4 Juan Gonzalez 44 Andruw Jones 44 Paul Konerko 44 4 David Ortiz 4 UPCOMING SCHEDULE AND PROBABLE PITCHING MATCHUPS DATE OPP. BOS TIME RED SOX STARTER OPPOSING STARTER TV Fri., 4/ vs. BAL : p.m. RHP John Lackey (-,.6) RHP Chris Tillman (-,.4) NESN+/MLBN Sat., 4/9 vs. BAL : p.m. LHP Felix Doubront (-, 6.) RHP Bud Norris (-,.) NESN Sun., 4/ vs. BAL : p.m. RHP Jake Peavy (-,.9) RHP Ubaldo Jimenez (-,.) ESPN Mon., 4/ vs. BAL : a.m. RHP Clay Buchholz (-,. ERA) LHP Wei-Yin Chen (-, 4.6) NESN/MLBN Red Sox on the Radio: All regular season games are broadcast in English on WEEI 9. FM and network affi liates, and in Spanish on WCEC 49 AM or WCCM AM.
2 Red Sox Game Notes Page -JON LESTER, LHP TONIGHT S STARTING PITCHER W-L ERA G GS IP H R ER HR BB SO CAREER TONIGHT S START & 4 NOTES: Making 4th start of the season and rd road start...is the only Red Sox lefty since at least 94 to allow earned runs or less and strike out 6 or more in each of his first outings of the season...the last Red Sox to do so was Daisuke Matsuzaka in...no Red Sox has accomplished the feat 4 consecutive times to start a season since Pedro Martinez in 99. Is looking to earn nd win of the season after factoring into the decision in each of his first starts (-)...Has surrendered 6 earned runs this season, in each start, but has received just total runs of support. Has not allowed a st-inning run in his last regular season starts since allowing runs in the st on // at KC. Boasts a.94 ERA ( ER/. IP) and a.9 opponent AVG in his last starts including his postseason starts in...is - in that time and has punched out 49 batters to just walks...has not allowed more that earned runs in any of those appearances. Holding opposing lefthanders to a. AVG since the beginning of August, (including postseason)...has faced lefties in that time, fanning and allowing 6 walks. Owns a career - record and. ERA (9 ER/. IP) in April/March starts, his lowest win total in any month...has fanned 9 career batters in April/ March, also his lowest total in any month. Has posted a 9- record with a 4.6 ERA (6 ER/9. IP) in road starts since the beginning of the season...has worked at least. frames in all but of those appearances (4. IP, 6// at TB)...Is - with a. ERA (6 ER/4. IP) in his career on the road. Last start: Earned st win of the season in his rd start on 4/ at NYY... Allowed runs on 6 hits, including a nd-inning solo homer, and walks over 6. innings...punched out 6 batters while tossing pitches ( strikes)...recorded the first outs of the th inning but exited the contest after giving up singles, a walk, and a run with BOS ahead , 4/6 vs. MIL, 4/6 vs. MIL 4, 4/6 vs. MIL, times, last: 4/ at NYY, 4/ at NYY, / at BAL, times, last: 4/ at NYY , 4/-Present, /-4/6 4 -,.4 ERA, GS -,.6 ERA, GS.4 (9-9), HR. (4-), HR.4 (-9), HR. -,. ERA, starts SINGLE-GAME HIGHS IP H R ER BB SO HR CG SHO WIN STREAK LOSS STREAK SPLITS HOME ROAD OPP. AVG VS. LHB VS. RHB WHIP CAREER 9., times, last: // vs. TOR, // vs. CHC, // vs. TOR, // vs. TOR, times, last: 6// at TB, /4/ at SEA 4, // vs. TOR, last: // vs. TOR, last: // vs. TOR, 4/-6/6/ 4, /-/4/ CAREER 46-,. ERA, G, 4 GS -,. ERA, 9 GS. (-6), HR.4 (4-4), HR. (99-9), 94 HR. VS. THE WHITE SOX W-L ERA G GS IP H R ER HR BB SO CAREER U.S. CELLULAR SPRING TRAINING: Went - and posted a team-low. ERA ( ER/. IP) in Grapefruit League action among Red Sox hurlers with at least. IP...Ranked 4th on the club with 4 strikeouts and walked just over his starts...limited opponents to a.9 AVG, lowest on the team (min.. IP)...Allowed no more than run in any of his GL starts. VS. THE WHITE SOX: Is 4- with a.4 ERA ( ER/. IP) in career starts against the White Sox, his nd-highest ERA versus any AL team...is 4- with a 4. ERA ( ER/4. IP) in career starts at U.S. Cellular Field. Last faced CWS on // at U.S. Cellular Field, his only start in against the club...suffered the loss after allowing 6 runs ( ER) on hits and walks over 6. innings. & CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: In, went - (.6) with a. ERA (9 ER/. IP) to lead the Red Sox in wins, starts (), innings pitched, strikeouts (), and quality starts ()... Ranked 4th among American League southpaws in quality starts...matched career high for games started (also and )...Won games for the th time in his career. Went 4- with a.6 ERA (6 ER/4. IP) in postseason starts for the Red Sox through the ALDS, ALCS, and World Series. Made World Series starts for BOS, earning the win in both appearances while posting a.9 ERA ( ER/. IP) and fanning batters to just walk. His, career strikeouts are the most in club history for a left-handed pitcher and th most overall on the franchise list...also ranks among Sox all-time lefty leaders in wins (rd) and starts (nd)...his games with at least SO are the most double-digit strikeout contests by a Sox southpaw and 4th most overall by a BOS hurler. Since the start of the season, is rd in the AL with 9 wins, behind only Justin Verlander (), and CC Sabathia (9)...Also ranks among AL leaders in SO/9. IP (6th,.4), SO (4th, 4), starts (4th, 9), IP (th,,.), win pct. (th,.66, 9-6), opp. AVG (th,.4), and ERA (th,.6) in that time. 4 REGULAR SEASON GAME LOG DATE SCORE OPP DEC SCORE WHEN LEFT IP H R ER BB SO HR PIT/STRIKES NOTES / L- at BAL L / Made 4th straight OD start, best streak all-time for BOS LHP. 4/6 L-4 MIL L / Took nd straight L despite nd straight QS. 4/ W4- at NYY W / Defeated CC Sabathia for st win of season. WHITE SOX CAREER vs. LESTER PLAYER AVG. AB H HR RBI Abreu --- Danks --- De Aza. Dunn. Eaton --- Flowers.6 6 Garcia --- Gillaspie --- Konerko.4 Nieto --- Ramirez.4 6 Semien --- Viciedo.4 BATTER-PITCHER MATCHUPS RED SOX CAREER vs. SALE PLAYER AVG. AB H HR RBI Bogaerts --- Bradley, Jr. --- Carp. Gomes.6 6 Herrera --- Napoli.6 6 Nava. Ortiz. 4 Pedroia --- Pierzynski. Roberts. Ross --- Sizemore. STARTING PITCHERS BREAKDOWN QUALITY SOX STARTER GS STARTS RS/IP RSA REC. Lester /..4 - Lackey / Doubront 6/ Peavy 4/..9 - Buchholz / JOHN LACKEY, RHP TOMORROW S STARTING PITCHER -,.6 ERA, starts W-L ERA G GS IP H R ER HR BB SO CAREER VS. THE ORIOLES: Is 4- (.) with a. ERA (6 ER/64. IP) in 4 career starts against the O s, his nd-highest winning percentage, nd-lowest ERA, and rd-most wins against any AL club. 4 REGULAR SEASON GAME LOG DATE OPP DEC IP H R ER BB SO 4/ at BAL W / TEX W. 4/ at NYY L ERA -. 9
3 Red Sox Game Notes Page BATTING NOTES -XANDER BOGAERTS, SS.64 AVG vs. RHP: -4 (.), HR YESTERDAY: -, RBI, BB, SB vs. LHP: 4- (.), HR CWS SERIES: -, RBI, BB HR RBI ROAD TRIP: -, R, RBI, BB.9 OBP. SLG CURRENT STREAK: G (-) SEASON-HIGH STREAK: G, times, last 4/- (., 4-) Leads all rookies in the AL with 9 walks and ranks nd among that group in AVG (.64), hits (tied, 4), and OBP (.9)...Has reached base in of games and of 64 PA (9.%). His hits through the team s st games were the most by a Red Sox age or younger since Tony Conigliaro in 96 ( hits, age ). At years, days old became the youngest Red Sox SS to start on Opening Day since Everett Scott ( years, 46 days) in 94...Currently the ndyoungest player in all of MLB behind WSH s Bryce Harper. Last season, played regular season games between SS ( G/6 GS) and B (9 G/6 GS)...Hit. (-for-44) with XBH ( B, HR) and RBI. Rated No. prospect in baseball by Baseball America prior to the season...named USA Today s Minor League Player of the Year after splitting the bulk of the year between Double-A Portland and Triple-A Pawtucket...Honored as Minor League Player of the Year by the Boston chapter of the BBWAA and Baseball America...Combined to hit.9 (-for-444, HR, 6 RBI) between the Sea Dogs (6 G) and PawSox (6 G). -JACKIE BRADLEY, JR., OF vs. RHP: -6 (.), HR vs. LHP: - (.), HR.44 AVG YESTERDAY: -6, B, RBI, BB CWS SERIES: -, B, RBI, BB HR RBI TRIP: -, R, B, RBI, 4 BB, SB.4 OBP. SLG CURRENT STREAK: G (-6) SEASON-HIGH STREAK: G, 4/6- (., 6-) Drove in the game-winning runs with -RBI double in the top of the 4th inning last night...marked st career go-ahead RBI in the 6th inning or later. Has the rd-highest OBP among all AL rookies (.4) and also ranks among that group in AVG (T-rd,.44), RBI (T-nd, ), multi-hit games (T-rd, ), runs (T-rd, 6), and stolen bases (T-st, )...His multi-rbi games are tied with David Ortiz for the most on the team. Has appeared in all OF positions this season, playing 9 in CF (9 GS), in RF ( GS), and in LF. Last season, appeared in games overall (6 GS) with the Red Sox, including 4 in LF ( GS), 9 in CF (6 GS), in RF, and as a PH...Played games for Pawtucket, his st Triple-A experience...among International League hitters with at least AB, ranked 6th with an.4 OPS. Ranked as the No. OF prospect, No. prospect overall, in BOS system by Baseball America during the offseason, as well as No. prospect in all of baseball. -MIKE CARP, B/OF.4 AVG vs. RHP: - (.4), HR YESTERDAY: -, BB vs. LHP: - (.), HR CWS SERIES: -, BB HR RBI ROAD TRIP -, RBI, BB.6 OBP.6 SLG CURRENT STREAK: -for- SEASON-HIGH STREAK: G, /-4/4 (., -6) Has recorded a hit in each of his starts this season (-for-, B, RBI)...Made st appearance of his career at B on 4/ at NYY after pinch-hitting in the th...all of his starts this season came in LF and has also appeared at B ( G). Is -for-4 with a walk as a pinch-hitter this season after going -for-9 (.6) with homers and 9 RBI in that role last year. Played in career-high 6 games in st season with the Sox in...also set career marks in runs (4), doubles (), triples (), and walks ()...Both AVG (.96) and OBP (.6) were his highest totals in any ML season with at least PA. His 9 extra-base hits in were the most ever by a Red Sox in a season of fewer than plate appearances. -JONNY GOMES, OF. AVG vs. RHP: 4- (.), HR YESTERDAY: -4, RBI, BB vs. LHP: - (.), HR CWS SERIES: -, RBI, BB HR RBI ROAD TRIP: -, R, HR, RBI, BB.4 OBP. SLG CURRENT STREAK: G (-4) SEASON-HIGH STREAK: G, 4/- (., -) Reached base times last night (-for-4, RBI, BB), matching his season high. Hit st home run of the season on 4/ at NYY off C.C. Sabathia...Started in the leadoff spot for the nd-straight game and rd this year on 4/9 vs. TEX...Has career. AVG/.49 OBP/. SLG line in starts batting st. In st season with the Sox in, led club with 6 starts in LF and PA as a pinch-hitter (T-st in AL)...Hit.46 (-for-) with RISP...Went 4-for- (.) with the bases loaded...hit 4 pinch-hit HR, T-st in MLB and T-nd most by a Red Sox in a single season, shy of Joe Cronin s club/al record ( in 94). The Red Sox won of his starts during the club s postseason run to the World Series title. -JONATHAN HERRERA, INF. AVG vs. RHP: - (.), HR YESTERDAY: -, R, BB vs. LHP: - (.), HR CWS SERIES: -, R, BB HR RBI ROAD TRIP: -4, R, RBI, BB. OBP. SLG CURRENT STREAK: -for-4 SEASON-HIGH STREAK: G, 4/- (., -) Scored the Red Sox 6th run on Jackie Bradley, Jr. s RBI double in the 4th inning last night after reaching on a walk. Started straight games at B from 4/-, his st appearances there this season...made straight starts at B from 4/-, going -for- (.) in that time. Posted single-season career highs with a.9 AVG (-for-9),.64 SLG, and. OPS in games for the Rockies last season...made 4 starts, including at SS, 6 at B, and at B...Also appeared in games in LF, his st OF experience in the majors. Is of only 4 major leaguers to appear in at least games at SS, B, and B in each of the last 4 seasons. -MIKE NAPOLI, B vs. RHP: -4 (.), HR vs. LHP: 4- (.), HR. AVG YESTERDAY: DNP CWS SERIES: -, BB HR 9 RBI TRIP: 4-, R, B, HR, BB, HBP.9 OBP.9 SLG CURRENT STREAK: G (-, B, HR, BB) SEASON-HIGH STREAK: 4 G, 4/- (.44, 9-9) Hit his team-leading rd HR on Sunday at NYY, a solo shot in the 6th inning...leads the Red Sox in home runs (), RBI (9), and multi-hit games (tied, ). Has a. AVG (9-for-4) with homer and 4 RBI in home games this season versus a.4 mark (-for-9) on the road. Collected hits for the nd-straight game on 4/ vs. TEX, marking the th time in his career he had at least H in consecutive games (last 4/-/). Had a season-high 4 RBI on 4/ at BAL, the th 4+ RBI game of his career and his most in a game since 9/6/ at NYY (also 4 RBI). In, set career highs in RBI (9), hits (9), doubles (), XBH (6), runs (9), walks (), and at-bats (49)...Placed 6th with an AVG of.4 AB/RBI... Tallied 6 games with at least 4 RBI, tied for the MLB lead...had bases-loaded RBI, st in MLB and most by a Red Sox since Vern Stephens had in 9. Career rate of 4. pitches seen per PA ranks nd among active big leaguers to Jayson Werth (4.4)...Currently owns the 6th-best mark in the AL (4.) in 4. 9-DANIEL NAVA, OF vs. RHP: 6-9 (.4), HR vs. LHP: - (.), HR. AVG YESTERDAY: -, R, BB CWS SERIES: -, R, HR, RBI, BB HR RBI TRIP: -9, 4 R, HR, RBI, 4 BB, SB.4 OBP. SLG CURRENT STREAK: -for-6 SEASON-HIGH STREAK: G, times, last 4/- (-) Hit his nd home run of the season Tuesday night, a solo shot in the 4th inning...both of his HR's this season have come batting left-handed... of his last hits have been homers (-for-9). Drove in BOS lone run on 4/ at NYY with a solo HR, his st of the season...made appearances at RF ( G, GS), LF ( G, GS), and B ( G, GS) this year. Was nd on the Sox and th in the AL with a. OBP in, the nd-best mark among primary AL OF (Mike Trout,.4)...His. OPS ranked rd among primary AL OF...Reached safely in of a career-high 4 games...named Most Improved Red Sox Player by the Boston chapter of the BBWAA. Switch-hitter owns a career.4 AVG/.4 OBP/.4 SLG line against right-handed pitching. 4-DAVID ORTIZ, DH vs. RHP: - (.4), HR vs. LHP: - (.), HR. AVG YESTERDAY: -, R, BB CWS SERIES: -9, R, BB HR RBI ROAD TRIP: 4-, R, B, 4 BB. OBP.9 SLG CURRENT STREAK: G (-) SEASON-HIGH STREAK: G, 4/- (.6, 6-9) Is hitting. (-for-) with HR against left-handed pitching this season versus a.4 mark against righties. Hit go-ahead -run HR in the th inning on 4/9 vs. TEX, the 4th go-ahead HR in the th inning or later in his career... of those 4 have been with BOS, the rd-highest total among all Red Sox since 9 (Dwight Evans, 4, Carl Yastrzemski, ). Needs home run to tie Juan Gonzalez, Andruw Jones, and Paul Konerko (44) for 4nd place on the all-time HR list. Agreed to a -year extension through the season with the Red Sox on /...The deal includes a club/vesting option for 6 and a club option for. Has been named an All-Star in 9 of the last seasons, the most All-Star selections among all major leaguers since 4.
4 Red Sox Game Notes Page 4 BATTING NOTES (CONTINUED) -DUSTIN PEDROIA, B.46 AVG vs. RHP: -4 (.6), HR vs. LHP: 4- (.), HR HR YESTERDAY: -6, R, B, BB, SB CWS SERIES: -6, R, B, BB, SB RBI ROAD TRIP: -9, R, B, BB, SB. OBP. SLG CURRENT STREAK: G (-) SEASON-HIGH STREAK: 6 G, /-4/6 (., -) Recorded season highs with runs and walks last night...marked the st time he scored at least runs in a game since // at MIN. Ended an -for- streak Saturday at NYY with a th-inning double...leads the club with 4 doubles this season. Snapped a 6-game hit streak on 4/ vs. TEX, going -for-...went -for- (.) over the course of the streak with a double and runs. Ranks nd on the current team with career Opening Day starts for BOS, all at B from -4...Has the nd-most Opening Day starts at B in club history after Bobby Doerr (). Named an All-Star for the 4th time in his career in and collected his rd Rawlings Gold Glove Award at B. Entered 4 with doubles and 9 stolen bases in his career, the only major leaguer ever to reach those totals within his st seasons. 4-A.J. PIERZYNSKI, C.6 AVG vs. RHP: 9- (.9), HR vs. LHP: - (.6), HR HR YESTERDAY: -6, RBI CWS SERIES: -, RBI, BB, HBP RBI.9 OBP ROAD TRIP: -, R, HR, RBI, BB, HBP.6 SLG CURRENT STREAK: -for- SEASON-HIGH STREAK: G, 4/-9 (., -9) Has played against the White Sox times since leaving the club after the season...is a career.6 hitter (6-for-) against his former team. Belted his st HR as a Red Sox on 4/ at NYY (Kuroda), a -run, game-tying shot...was his st HR in a span of at-bats (previous: 9// at LAA). Had his nd straight -hit game on 4/ vs. TEX (-for-4, R, RBI)...Was st time he recorded consecutive -hit games since /-/ with CWS...The last BOS catcher with back-to-back -hit games was Victor Martinez (/-/) and the last to do it in consecutive games at Fenway was Jason Varitek (6/-6/99). Hit. (-for-) with home runs and RBI in 4 games with the Rangers last season, including starts at catcher. Leads active major leaguers with,69 career games behind the plate...has caught at least games in each of the last seasons from -, establishing the longest such streak in ML history. -RYAN ROBERTS, INF. AVG HR vs. RHP: - (.), HR YESTERDAY: -, BB vs. LHP: - (.), HR CWS SERIES: -, BB RBI ROAD TRIP: -, R, BB.6 OBP. SLG CURRENT STREAK: -for-6 SEASON-HIGH STREAK: G, 4/ (-) Ended an -for- stretch to begin his Red Sox career with a single in the nd inning on Sunday at NYY...Marked st mult-hit game since /9/ at LAD with TB. Made his Red Sox debut on 4/ vs. TEX when he started at B...Signed by the Red Sox as a free agent on 4/. In 4 stints with TB last season, hit.4 (4-for-6) with 6 doubles, homers, RBI, and walks in 6 games...hit. with an.4 OPS against left-handed pitching with 4 of his HR coming against southpaws. Has appeared defensively at B ( G, 9 GS), B (9 G, 4 GS), LF (6 G, 4 GS), B ( G), SS ( G), and RF ( G) over the previous seasons. -DAVID ROSS, C. AVG vs. RHP: - (.), HR vs. LHP: - (.), HR HR YESTERDAY: DNP NYY SERIES: -4, B RBI.6 OBP. SLG ROAD TRIP: -4, B CURRENT STREAK: G (-4) SEASON-HIGH STREAK: G, 4/-6 (., -6) Has hit safely in of his 4 starts this season (-for-, B, RBI, BB), starting all 4 games at catcher. 4 Spring Training: Played in Grapefruit League games, going -for- (.)...Threw out. percent of attempted base stealers ( of 9). Appeared in 6 games and made starts at catcher for BOS in, both ranked nd on the team to Jarrod Saltalamacchia...Served stints on the -day concussion DL, missing a total of 6 games...threw out 4. percent of attempted base stealers ( of 9), the th-highest mark in the AL (min. G). Over the past seasons (9-), led the majors with a.9 catcher s ERA (min. games), the best -year stretch in MLB since 99. -GRADY SIZEMORE, OF vs. RHP: - (.6), HR vs. LHP: 4-4 (.6), HR. AVG YESTERDAY: -, RBI, BB CWS SERIES: -9, RBI, BB HR RBI ROAD TRIP: 4-, R, HR, 4 RBI, BB. OBP.4 SLG CURRENT STREAK: -for- SEASON-HIGH STREAK: G, times, last 4/- (.444, 4-9) Collected his nd consecutive multi-hit game and th this season Sunday at NYY, tying him with Mike Napoli for the most on the team. Hit go-ahead -run HR in the 6th inning on 4/ at NYY off C.C. Sabathia...Marked his st HR this season off a lefty and his st in almost years (last 4/6/). Started each of the last games in LF after playing games defensively in CF...His OF assists are tied for the nd-most in the AL. On 4/ vs. TEX, recorded his st -hit game since // (-for-4, R, B). Playing st season with the Red Sox after signing as a free agent on /...Missed the past seasons recovering from micro-fracture surgery in his right knee. Entire previous ML career came in 9 games with CLE from 4-...During that -year span, no other AL player reached both his totals of 9 home runs and 4 stolen bases...named an All-Star in straight years from 6-. LAST HOME RUN PLAYER Bogaerts Bradley Jr. Carp Gomes Herrera Napoli Nava Ortiz Pedroia Pierzynski Roberts Ross Sizemore DATE, OPP. 9// at NYY 9// vs. TOR 9// at TB 4//4 at NYY // at ARI 4//4 vs. NYY 4//4 at CWS 4/9/4 vs. TEX 9// vs. BAL 4//4 at NYY // at HOU // at TEX 4//4 at NYY PITCHER Miller Dickey Hernandez Sabathia Corbin Nova Johnson Cotts Feldman Kuroda Ambriz Darvish Sabathia AB SINCE VS. CWS PLAYER Bogaerts Bradley Jr. Carp Gomes Herrera Napoli Nava Ortiz Pedroia Pierzynski Roberts Ross Sizemore AVG AB H HR RBI MULTI-HIT GAMES H 4 H 4H H MULTI-RBI GAMES TOTAL RBI CAREER VS. CWS AVG AB H HR RBI RBI 4RBI RBI 6+RBI TOTAL CAREER AT US CELLULAR FIELD AVG AB H HR RBI
5 Red Sox Game Notes Page BULLPEN NOTES ST BATTERS RELIEF HIGHS PITCHER LAST TIME OUT (Dec.) IP H R ER BB SO RETIRED/FACED RI/S SAVES/OPP INNINGS STRIKEOUTS -Burke Badenhop 4/6 at CWS (SV, ). 6/6 / /. (4/ vs TEX) (4 times) -Craig Breslow 4/6 at CWS. / / /. (4/6 at CWS) (4/6 at CWS) -Chris Capuano 4/6 at CWS (W, -). / 4/ /. (4/6 at CWS) 4 (4/ vs MIL) -Andrew Miller 4/6 at CWS. 4/ / /. (4/6 at CWS) (4/6 at CWS) 4-Edward Mujica 4/6 at CWS (BS, ). / / /. ( times) (4 times) 6-Junichi Tazawa 4/6 at CWS. 6/ / /. (4/ at NYY) (4/ vs MIL) 9-Koji Uehara 4/9 vs. TEX (SV, ). 4/ / /. ( times) (4/ vs MIL) 4 BULLPEN TOTALS:.4 ERA /4 (6%) / 4/ -BURKE BADENHOP, RHP - SV.6 ERA vs. ALL:.49 (-), HR vs. RHB:. (-), HR vs. LHB:.4 (6-), HR WHIP:. Recorded his st SV of the season (4th career) last night at CWS...Retired Semien with a runner (Flowers) on st with outs in the bottom of the 4th. Has retired all 6 of his first batters faced this year and has stranded all of his interited runners...has thrown.+ innings in of his 6 appearances this season. Spent with the Brewers where he finished with a career-best.9 WHIP (6 H, BB) in 6. IP...Also posted a. BB/9. IP, good for the th-best ratio among NL relievers. Has average appearances over the last 4 seasons since ( games total)...appeared in a career-high 66 games for the Rays in. -CRAIG BRESLOW, LHP - SV. ERA vs. ALL:. (-9), HR vs. RHB:. (-), HR vs. LHB:. (-6), HR WHIP:.6 Threw. scoreless innings last night at CWS...Threw the th and got the st out of the th...has opened the season with scoreless appearances (. IP). Began season on the DL (mild left shoulder strain)...made rehab appearances for Triple-A Pawtucket (-,. IP, H, R, BB, SO)...Was activated on 4/9. Has made 6 or more appearances in each of the last seasons...his total of 4 games in that span is the th-highest mark among ML relievers since 9. Posted a career-best. ERA ( ER/9. IP) in 6 games last season for BOS...Placed 6th among all AL relievers in ERA and rd among AL lefty relievers. -CHRIS CAPUANO, LHP - SV. ERA vs. ALL:.6 (-), HR vs. RHB:. (4-6), HR vs. LHB:.6 (-6), HR WHIP:.6 Earned the win - his st of the season - last night at CWS...Threw a season-high. innings with hit and SO through the th,th, and 4th innings. Has held left-handed batters hitless in their last at-bats against him (last hit by a LHB: Choo on 4/ vs. TEX). Has begun the season with scoreless appearances (9. IP)...Had a career-high 4 SO (in relief), 4/ vs. MIL (. IP)...Made his Sox debut, 4/ at BAL. Dating to last season, has not allowed a run in his last. IP (9. IP in 4), which spans appearances (last run allowed: // vs. SD). For his career is -4,. ERA ( ER/6. IP) in 6 relief appearances and -9, 4. ERA (4 ER/. IP) in 9 starts. -ANDREW MILLER, LHP - SV. ERA vs. ALL:. (-), HR vs. RHB:. (-), HR vs. LHB:. (-), HR WHIP:. Threw a season-high. scoreless innings last night at CWS with hit and SO...Threw the 9th and th innings...6 of his apps this season are scoreless. Since joining BOS in, has gone -4,. ERA (9 ER/. IP) with SO in relief appearances...has a. SO/9. IP ratio in that span. Ranks rd among active LH relievers in SO/9. ratio at. (9 SO/. IP)...Only Aroldis Chapman (4.) has a higher mark. Set single-season career bests in in SO/9. IP (4.) and SO/BB (.) in despite missing the nd half of the season due to Lis-Franc ligament repair surgery. 4-EDWARD MUJICA, RHP - SV. ERA vs. ALL:. (-), HR vs. RHB:. (6-), HR vs. LHB:. (-), HR WHIP:. Charged with a blown save last night at CWS...Allowed run on hit and BB in the th inning (. IP, H, R, ER, BB, SO). Allowed 4 ER in. IP in the home opener, 4/4 vs. MIL (his most runs allowed since /4/, a span of G)...Has allowed ER in. IP in 4 other games. Owns a career SO/BB ratio of. (4 SO/ BB) which is the best rate in ML history among pitchers with 4. IP. Posted career bests last season in ERA (.) and saves () for STL...Also posted a. WHIP (6 H, BB/64. IP), the nd-lowest mark of his career. 6-JUNICHI TAZAWA, RHP - SV. ERA vs. ALL:. (-), HR vs. RHB:.6 (-), HR vs. LHB:. (4-), HR WHIP:.9 Retired the batters he faced to end the th last night at CWS (. IP)...Has now made a career-high scoreless apps to open the season (. IP, BB, 9 SO). Has appeared in of the Sox games this season which is the most on the team...made his nd straight Opening Day roster this year. For his ML career in relief, is 6-6, SV,. ERA (4 ER/. IP) with BB and SO in games...has a.6 WHIP in that span ( hits). Set career highs last year in games (), wins (), IP (6.), SO (), & holds ()...Finished T-rd among AL relievers in SO/BB (6.) & th in BB/9. IP (.). 9-KOJI UEHARA, RHP - SV. ERA vs. ALL:. (-9), HR vs. RHB:. (-9), HR vs. LHB:. (-), HR WHIP:.6 Earned his nd SV of the season on 4/9 vs. TEX (. IP, SO)...Has made scoreless appearances (. IP, BB, SO) to begin 4...Has made scoreless appearances (. IP) in the regular season dating back to (last run allowed: 9/ vs. BAL)...Recorded a -- SV on his 9th birthday on 4/ at BAL. Dating to last season, has converted consecutive save opportunities between the regular and postseason (last BS: /6/ at LAA). Inserted into the closer s role on 6// and since then has gone -, 9 SV, SVO,. ERA ( R/ ER/. IP), BB, 4 SO in G (save situations only). Last season led all MLB relievers with 44 perfect appearances and all AL relievers with 64 scoreless appearances... AL relievers rankings: st in ERA (.9), SO/BB ratio (.), WHIP (.), BB/9. IP (.9), and opp. AVG (.), nd in SO (), th in SO/9. IP (.), T-th in games (), & th in IP (4.). 4 VS. CWS CAREER VS. CWS CAREER AT U.S. CELLULAR FIELD PLAYER W-L-SV ERA G/GS IP H ER W-L-SV ERA G/GS IP H ER W-L-SV ERA G/GS IP H ER Badenhop --. / / /. Breslow --. / / /. 6 4 Buchholz --. / / / Capuano --. / /. --. /. Doubront / / /. Lackey / / /9. 6 Lester / / / 4. 4 Miller --. / / /. Mujica /. --. / / 4. Peavy --. / / /4. 4 Tazawa --. / / /. Uehara / / / 4. 6
6 Red Sox Game Notes Page 6 4 REGULAR SEASON DAY-BY-DAY DAILY HOME ATT. ROAD ATT. GM# DATE D/N OPPONENT SCORE REC. POS. GA/GB WINNING PITCHER LOSING PITCHER SAVE ATT. NO. TOTAL NO TOTAL / D at Baltimore L- - T-4th -. Britton (-) LESTER (-) Hunter () 46,6 46,6 4/ Off Day - T-4th -. 4/ N at Baltimore W6- - T-nd -. LACKEY (-) Jimenez (-) None,,9 4/ N at Baltimore W4- - st +. DOUBRONT (-) Chen (-) UEHARA (.), 9, 4 4/4 D MILWAUKEE L-6 - T-nd -. Kintzler (-) MUJICA (-) 6, 6, 4/ N MILWAUKEE L6-() - T-rd -. Thornburg (-) BADENHOP (-) Rodriguez (),9,4 6 4/6 D MILWAUKEE L-4-4 T-4th -. Gallardo (-) LESTER (-),9,4 4/ N TEXAS W- -4 T-rd -. LACKEY (-) Scheppers (-),4 4 44, 4/ N TEXAS L- - T-4th -. Perez (-) DOUBRONT (-) 4,4,99 9 4/9 D TEXAS W4-4- T-rd -. MILLER (-) Ogando (-) UEHARA (), 6,94 4/ N at NY Yankees L th -. Pineda (-) BUCHHOLZ (-) Phelps () 4, 4 6,94 4/ N at NY Yankees W T-rd -. LESTER (-) Sabathia (-) MUJICA () 44,, 4/ D at NY Yankees L4- - th -. Kuroda (-) LACKEY (-) Kelley () 4, 6, 4/ N at NY Yankees L- - th -. Nova (-) DOUBRONT (-) Kelley () 46, 4,6 4/4 Off Day - th / N at Chi White Sox L- -9 th -. Webb (-) BADENHOP (-),4, 4/6 N at Chi White Sox W6-4 (4) 6-9 th -. CAPUANO (-) Garcia (-), 9, 6 4/ N at Chi White Sox 4/ N BALTIMORE 4/9 D BALTIMORE 9 4/ N BALTIMORE 4/ D BALTIMORE 4/ N NY YANKEES 4/ N NY YANKEES 4/4 N NY YANKEES 4 4/ N at Toronto 4/6 D at Toronto 6 4/ D at Toronto 4/ OFF DAY 4/9 N TAMPA BAY 4/ N TAMPA BAY 9 / N TAMPA BAY / N OAKLAND / D OAKLAND /4 D OAKLAND / OFF DAY /6 N CINCINNATI 4 / N CINCINNATI / OFF DAY /9 N at Texas 6 / N at Texas / D at Texas / Off Day / N at Minnesota 9 /4 N at Minnesota 4 / D at Minnesota 4 /6 N DETROIT 4 / N DETROIT 4 / N DETROIT /9 OFF DAY 44 / N TORONTO 4 / N TORONTO 46 / D TORONTO 4 / N at Tampa Bay 4 /4 D at Tampa Bay 49 / D at Tampa Bay /6 D at Atlanta / N at Atlanta / N ATLANTA /9 N ATLANTA 4 / N TAMPA BAY / N TAMPA BAY 6 6/ D TAMPA BAY DATE TRANSACTION 4 TRANSACTIONS February LHP Chris Capuano signed to a one-year contract through the 4 season...rhp Ryan Dempster placed on the restricted list. March RHPs Anthony Ranaudo and Alex Wilson, INF Garin Cecchini, and OFs Bryce Brentz and Alex Hassan optioned to Triple-A Pawtucket...RHPs Matt Barnes, Miguel Celestino, and Noe Ramirez, LHP Henry Owens, C Blake Swihart, and INFs Heiker Meneses and Travis Shaw reassigned to minor league camp. March RHP Allen Webster and C Christian Vazquez optioned to Triple-A Pawtucket...SS Deven Marrero reassigned to minor league camp. March RHP Rubby De La Rosa and INF Brock Holt optioned to Triple-A Pawtucket...INF Brandon Snyder reassigned to minor league camp. March C Dan Butler optioned to Triple-A Pawtucket...RHPs John Ely and Dalier Hinojosa, and LHP Rich Hill reassigned to minor league camp...lhp Jose Mijares released. March LHP Craig Breslow placed on the -day DL (retro to March )...RHP Steven Wright placed on the -day DL (retro to March ). March OF Jackie Bradley Jr., LHP Drake Britton, and C Ryan Lavarnway optioned to Triple-A Pawtucket. March 9 LHP Tommy Lane, RHP Brayan Villarreal, OF Corey Brown, and INF Mike McCoy reassigned to minor league camp...rhp Francisco Cordero released. March OF Shane Victorino placed on the -day DL (retro to March )...OF Jackie Bradley Jr. recalled from Triple-A Pawtucket. April 6 B Will Middlebrooks placed on the -day DL (retro to April )...INF Brock Holt recalled from Triple-A Pawtucket. April INF Ryan Roberts signed as a free agent and added to the active major league roster... INF Brock Holt optioned to Triple-A Pawtucket...RHP Steven Wright transferred to the 6-day DL. April 9 LHP Craig Breslow activated from -day DL...RHP Brandon Workman optioned to Triple-A Pawtucket (4/). DISABLED LIST PLAYER INJURY PLACED ON DL (RETRO) REINSTATED GAMES MISSED Craig Breslow Mild Left shoulder strain March (March ) April 9 (-) Steven Wright Recovery from right sports hernia surgery (6-day) March (March ) --- (6-9) Shane Victorino Right hamstring strain March (March ) --- (6-9) Will Middlebrooks Right calf strain April 6 (April ) --- (4-) 4 Totals 4 Players 4 DL stints 49 Games Missed
7 Red Sox Game Notes Page SEASON HIGHS AND LOWS TEAM BATTING Most runs, game... 6, times, last 4/6 at CWS Most runs, inning...4, 4/ at NYY (6th) Most hits, game (9 innings)... 4, times, last 4/ vs. TEX Most hits, game (extra innings)..., 4/ vs. MIL Most hits, inning... 4, times, last 4/ at NYY (6th) Consecutive hits, inning..., times, last 4/6 at CWS (st) Fewest hits, game...4, times, last 4/ at NYY Most doubles, game... 4, 4/ vs. TEX Most triples, game... N/A Most home runs, game..., times, last 4/ at NYY Most home runs, inning..., 4/ at NYY (6th) Most stolen bases, game..., times, last 4/6 at CWS Most walks, game (9 innings)..., 4/9 vs. TEX Most walks, game (extra innings)..., 4/6 at CWS Most strikeouts, game (9 innings)..., times, last 4/ at NYY Most strikeouts, game (extra innings)..., 4/ vs. MIL Most hit by pitch, game..., 4/ vs. TEX Most left on base (9 innings)..., / at BAL Most left on base (extra innings)...6, 4/6 at CWS INDIVIDUAL BATTING Most hits...4, Pedroia, 4/ at BAL Most runs..., Pedroia, 4/6 at CWS Most doubles..., times, last Bradley & Pedroia, 4/6 at CWS Most triples... N/A Most home runs..., times, last Nava, 4/ at CWS Most extra-base hits..., times, last Napoli, 4/ at NYY Most total bases...6, times, last Napoli, 4/ at NYY Most RBI... 4, Napoli, 4/ at BAL Most stolen bases..., 6 times, last Bogaerts & Pedroia, 4/6 at CWS Most walks..., Bradley, 4/9 vs. TEX Most strikeouts..., 4 times, last Bogaerts, 4/6 at CWS Longest hitting streak...6, Pedroia (/-4/6) TEAM PITCHING INDIVIDUAL PITCHING Most innings pitched, starter..., Lester, 4/6 vs. MIL Fewest innings pitched, starter...., Doubront, 4/ vs. TEX Most innings pitched, reliever , Workman, 4/ vs. TEX Most strikeouts, starter..., times, last Peavy, 4/9 vs. TEX Most strikeouts, reliever...4, Capuano, 4/ vs. MIL Most walks allowed... 4, Peavy, 4/9 vs. TEX Longest winning streak..., Lackey, 4/-4/ Longest losing streak..., times, last Badenhop, 4/-present Most consecutive scoreless inn. starter... Peavy, 4/4-4/9 Most consecutive scoreless inn. reliever...9., Capuano, 4/-present Most runs allowed...6, times, last Lackey, 4/ at NYY Most earned runs allowed...6, times, last Lackey, 4/ at NYY Most hits allowed... times, last Buchholz, 4/ vs. MIL Fewest hits allowed, CG... N/A Most home runs allowed...4, Lackey, 4/ at NYY Most pitches thrown..., times, last Peavy, 4/ at CWS MISCELLANEOUS TEAM Longest winning streak..., 4/-4/ Longest losing streak..., times, last 4/-/ Longest game, innings...4, 4/6 at CWS Longest game, time (9 innings)...:6, 4/ at CWS Longest game, time (extra innings)...:, 4/6 at CWS Shortest game, time...:4, 4/ at BAL Largest crowd, Fenway Park...6,, 4/4 vs. MIL Smallest crowd, Fenway Park...,, 4/9 vs. TEX Largest crowd, road... 4,, 4/ at NYY Smallest crowd, road..., at CWS Largest winning margin... 4, times, last 4/ vs. TEX Largest losing margin...4, times, last 4/6 vs. MIL Largest deficit overcome to win..., 4/6 at CWS Largest lead relinquished to lose..., 4/ at NYY Most double plays turned..., times, last 4/ vs. TEX Most errors..., times, last 4/6 at CWS Most errors by an opponent..., times, last 4/ vs. TEX Most stolen bases by an opponent..., times, last 4/6 at CWS Most strikeouts (9 innings)...9, times, last 4/ at NYY Most strikeouts (extra innings)..., 4/ vs. MIL Most walks (9 innings)..., 4/ at CWS Most walks, (extra innings)..., 4/6 at CWS Fewest walks..., 4/ at NYY Most runs allowed, game..., 4/ vs. TEX Most runs allowed, inning..., 4/ vs. TEX (rd) Most hits allowed, game (9 innings)... 4, 4/ at NYY Most hits allowed, game (extra inning)...9, 4/ vs. MIL Fewest hits allowed, game..., 4/9 vs. TEX Most hits allowed, inning...6, 4/ vs. TEX (rd) Most home runs allowed, game..., 4/ vs. MIL Most consecutive scoreless inn...., 4/-4/ at BAL (th-rd) INDIVIDUAL BATTING THE LAST TIME THE SOX... TEAM hits in a game...dustin Pedroia, 6/4/ at COL 6 hits in a game...nomar Garciaparra, 6// at PHI ( innings) 6 RBI in a game...david Ortiz, // at MIN or more RBI in a game...will Middlebrooks (), 9// at COL RBI in a game (ties club record)...nomar Garciaparra, //99 vs. SEA home runs in a game...will Middlebrooks, 4// at TOR Game-ending home run...jonny Gomes, // vs. SD (9th inning) Pinch-hit grand slam... Mike Carp, 9// at TB grand slams in a game...bill Mueller, /9/ at TEX Home run in st ML game...daniel Nava, 6// vs. PHI (grand slam) HR in st Red Sox PA...Daniel Nava, 6// vs. PHI (grand slam) Grand Slam in st Red Sox PA...Daniel Nava, 6// vs. PHI Inside-the-park home run...jacoby Ellsbury, 9/9 / vs. BAL (Game ) Homered from both sides of the plate... Victor Martinez, // at NYY Pitcher collected a hit... Jake Peavy, 9//, B off Jhoulys Chacin Pitcher hit a home run... Josh Beckett, 6/4/9 at PHI off J.A. Happ Hit for the cycle...john Valentin, 6/6/96 vs. CWS Hitting streak of at least games...nomar Garciaparra (), /6-/9/9 Hitting streak of at least games... David Ortiz (), //-// Single-season hit streak of at least G...Dustin Pedroia (), 6/9-// Straight steal of home...jacoby Ellsbury, 4/6/9 vs. NYY Steal of home on double steal...jarrod Saltalamacchia, 9// vs. NYY steals in a game (club record)... Jacoby Ellsbury, // at PHI Walk-off win...// vs. SEA (- in 9 innings) Scored runs in a game 9/4/ vs. DET () Had hits in a game...6// vs. COL (9 innings) Scored runs in an inning...6// vs. SD ( runs in th inning) Hit home runs in a game... /4/ at NYY Hit home runs in a game (club record)... times, last 9/4/ vs. DET Hit 4 consec. HR (club & MLB record)...4// vs. NYY (rd inning):... Manny Ramirez, J.D. Drew, Mike Lowell & Jason Varitek Hit game-ending HR in back-to-back games.../-/ vs. OAK:... / (9th inning, Kevin Millar off Octavio Dotel),... / (9th inning, Jason Varitek off Octavio Dotel) Turned a triple play... /6/ vs. TB (4th inning, G):...B Jed Lowrie to B Dustin Pedroia to B Adrian Gonzalez Hit into a triple play.../6/ vs. TEX (4th inning, Scott Hatteberg) Back-to-back - wins... /-9/6 vs. KC INDIVIDUAL PITCHING No-hitter...Jon Lester, /9/ vs. KC (W, -) One-hitter...Jon Lester, // vs. TOR (W, -) or more strikeouts in a game... Pedro Martinez (6), 4// vs. TB Position player pitched...darnell McDonald, /6/ vs. BAL Pitcher played another defensive position...javier Lopez (RF), 4//9 at TB
8 Red Sox Game Notes Page BREAKDOWNS RUNS BY INNINGS TOTAL RED SOX OPPONENTS 4 6 PITCHING BREAKDOWN W-L ERA IP H R ER BB SO HR STARTERS RELIEVERS CATCHING BREAKDOWN CS SBA CS% PB PICKOFFS PIERZYNSKI 9.% ROSS 4.% STARTS BY BATTING ORDER (TOTAL, RED SOX W-L) st: Gomes (4, -), Nava (, -), Pedroia (, -), Sizemore (4, -4) nd: Bogaerts (, -), Nava (, -), Pedroia (, -6) rd: Nava (, -), Ortiz (4, 6-) 4th: Gomes (, -), Napoli (4, -9) th: Bogaerts (4, -), Carp (, -), Gomes (, -), Nava (, -), Pierzynski (, -), Sizemore (4, -) 6th: Bogaerts (, -), Gomes (, -), Nava (, -), Pierzynski (, -), Sizemore (, -) th: Bogaerts (, -), Herrera (, -), Middlebrooks (, -), Nava (, -), Pierzynski (, -4), Roberts (4, -) th: Bradley (4, -4), Herrera (, -), Pierzynski (, -), Roberts (, -), Ross (, -) 9th: Bradley (, -), Herrera (, -), Middlebrooks (, -), Ross (, -) STARTS BY BATTING ORDER (TOTAL, RED SOX W-L) C: Pierzynski (, -), Ross (4, -) B: Napoli (, -), Nava (, -) B: Herrera (, -), Pedroia (, 6-) SS: Bogaerts (, 6-9) B: Herrera (4, -), Roberts (6, -), Middlebrooks (4, -) LF: Carp (, -), Gomes (6, -), Nava (, -), Sizemore (, -) CF: Bradley (, -), Sizemore (6, -4) RF: Bradley (, -), Nava (, -); Gomes (, -) DH: Napoli (, -), Ortiz (, 6-) EJECTIONS ( in 4) WALK-OFF WINS ( in 4) 4//4 vs. NYY (4th inning), John Farrell by IB Umpire Bob Davidson Last: // vs. SEA (9th inning), Daniel Nava, RBI single HOME RUN NOTES HOMERS AT HOME: SOLO HOMERS: 6 -RUN HOMERS: HOMERS ON THE ROAD: 9 -RUN HOMERS: GRAND SLAMS: -HOME RUN GAMES BY RED SOX ( in 4) Last: Will Middlebrooks 9// at COL -HOME RUN GAMES BY RED SOX ( in 4) Last: Will Middlebrooks, 4// at TOR PINCH-HIT HOME RUNS BY RED SOX ( in 4) Last: Mike Carp, 9// at TB off Roberto Hernandez GRAND SLAMS BY RED SOX ( in 4) Last: Will Middlebrooks, 9// at COL off Roy Oswalt FIRST-INNING LEADOFF HOME RUNS BY RED SOX ( in 4) Last: Jacoby Ellsbury 9/9/ at BAL off Chris Tillman WALK-OFF HOME RUNS ( in 4)) Last: Mike Napoli, // vs. NYY off Adam Warren (th) INSIDE-THE-PARK HOME RUNS BY RED SOX ( in 4) Last: Jacoby Ellsbury, 9/9/ vs. BAL (G) off Jeremy Accardo INSIDE-THE-PARK HOME RUNS AT FENWAY PARK ( in 4) Last: Jacoby Ellsbury, 9/9/ vs. BAL (G) off Jeremy Accardo BACK-TO-BACK HOME RUNS BY RED SOX ( in 4) Last: Jacoby Ellsbury and Dustin Pedroia, // vs. SEA (nd) BACK-TO-BACK-TO-BACK HOME RUNS ( in 4) Last: David Ortiz, Josh Reddick and Jarrod Saltalamacchia, // vs. BAL (th)