Thursday, October 16, 2008

Batter-pitcher matchups: ALCS Game 5

(The numbers here have been updated to include each pitcher's first start in this series.)

Boston against Scott Kazmir (6-7, 3.86 ERA in 22 career starts, including 4 1/3 innings, 5 ER in Game 2)
Good
Jason Bay: 4-for-11 (.364), HR, 4 RBI
Coco Crisp: 10-for-32 (.313), 4 2B
Dustin Pedroia: 16-for-28 (.571), 3 HR, 5 RBI
Bad
J.D. Drew: 1-for-7 (.143), 3B
David Ortiz: 8-for-40 (.200), 2 HR, 8 RBI
Jason Varitek: 6-for-30 (.200), HR, 4 RBI
Kevin Youkilis: 9-for-38 (.237), HR, 3 RBI

Tampa Bay against Daisuke Matsuzaka (3-3, 3.27 ERA in nine career starts, including seven shutout innings in Game 1)
Good
Carl Crawford: 4-for-13 (.308)
Akinori Iwamura: 10-for-27 (.370), HR, RBI
Carlos Pena: 5-for-17 (.294), HR, 4 RBI
Bad
Jason Bartlett: 1-for-14 (.071), RBI
Dioner Navarro: 3-for-21 (.143), HR, 2 RBI
B.J. Upton: 2-for-17 (.118), HR, 2 RBI

1 comment:

dbhammel said...

Perhaps there should be a caveat stating that for Tek that isnt all that bad...Beau