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Game Preview: TOR @ BOS, 7:05pm, Wednesday, September 5, 2007 @Fenway Park II

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Toronto Blue Jays, 70-68, 3rd, 13½ GB, 6½ GB in WC

SP: Shaun Marcum (25, RHP, 12-5, 3.75)

   2007 Gamelogs / 2007 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2007 (12-5)           141.2 126  62  59  39 109 24    3.75      
 2006 (3-4)             78.1  87  44  44  38  65 14    5.06      
 2005 (0-0)              8     6   0   0   4   4  0    0.00      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         6-1  41.2  39  17  16   8  31  5    3.46   55 
 2007-08-31    SEA   W   5     7   4   4   2   3  2      91   38 
 2007-08-25    LAA   W   6     8   2   2   2   1  0     102   47 
 2007-08-20    OAK   L   3     9   6   6   1   4  2      75   20 
 2007-08-15    LAA   W   7     4   1   1   1   6  0      97   70 
 2007-08-10    KCR   W   6.2   1   0   0   2   4  0      81   74 
 2007-08-04    TEX   W   6     8   3   2   0   5  0     108   51 
 2007-07-29    CHW   W   8     2   1   1   0   8  1      99   82 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.BOS      2-0  14     9   5   3   2  16  1    1.93   67 
 2007-07-13    BOS   W   6     7   5   3   1   6  1     105   47 
 2006-09-25    BOS   W   8     2   0   0   1  10  0     113   87 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   42-27   Road:   28-41   ExtrInn: 7-7 
 vsRHP:  48-53   vsLHP:  22-15   1-Run:  25-21
 vsEast: 23-26   vsCntrl:19-17   vsWest: 18-17 IL:10-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
138 Tue, Sep  4  @BOS  L   3-5       70-68  3rd 13.5 gb
137 Mon, Sep  3  @BOS  L  10-13      70-67  3rd 12.5 gb
136 Sun, Sep  2   SEA  W   6-4       70-66  3rd 11.5 gb
135 Sat, Sep  1   SEA  W   2-1       69-66  3rd 11.5 gb
134 Fri, Aug 31   SEA  W   7-5       68-66  3rd 11.5 gb
133 Wed, Aug 29  @OAK  L   4-5 (11)  67-66  3rd 13.0 gb
132 Tue, Aug 28  @OAK  W   5-4       67-65  3rd 13.0 gb
131 Mon, Aug 27  @OAK  W   6-2 (12)  66-65  3rd 14.0 gb
130 Sun, Aug 26  @LAA  L   1-3       65-65  3rd 14.5 gb
129 Sat, Aug 25  @LAA  W   9-2       65-64  3rd 13.5 gb
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:16-14
Boston Red Sox, 84-55, 1st, 7 up

SP: Curt Schilling (40, RHP, 8-6, 4.02)

   2007 Gamelogs / 2007 Splits / vs. TOR Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2007 (8-6)            125.1 140  59  56  21  86 18    4.02      
 2006 (15-7)           204   220  90  90  28 183 28    3.97      
 2005 (8-8)             93.1 121  59  59  22  87 12    5.69      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         2-4  40.1  50  25  23   5  20  8    5.13   45 
 2007-08-30    NYY   L   7     6   2   2   1   4  2      88   60 
 2007-08-24    CHW   W   6     3   1   1   1   3  1      99   64 
 2007-08-18    LAA   W   6     8   5   5   0   3  2      85   39 
 2007-08-12    BAL  ND   6     5   1   0   0   0  0      92   60 
 2007-08-06    LAA   L   6     9   4   4   0   5  1      83   43 
 2007-06-18    ATL   L   4.1  10   6   6   2   0  1      81   17 
 2007-06-13    COL   L   5     9   6   5   1   5  1      98   31 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.TOR      2-2  30.1  49  21  21   6  36  2    6.23   41 
 2005-09-27    TOR  ND   6.1  10   5   5   1   8  1     115   40 
 2005-04-18    TOR   W   5    11   5   5   2  10  0     126   33 
 2004-08-25    TOR   W   6.1   7   1   1   0   9  0      99   64 
 2004-05-13    TOR   L   5     8   3   3   2   3  0     104   40 
 2004-04-22    TOR   L   7.2  13   7   7   1   6  1     123   30 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   44-24   Road:   40-31   ExtrInn: 2-5 
 vsRHP:  61-34   vsLHP:  23-21   1-Run:  19-21
 vsEast: 34-21   vsCntrl:20-11   vsWest: 18-17 IL:12-6 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
139 Tue, Sep  4   TOR  W   5-3       84-55  1st  7.0 up
138 Mon, Sep  3   TOR  W  13-10      83-55  1st  7.0 up
137 Sun, Sep  2   BAL  W   3-2       82-55  1st  6.0 up
136 Sat, Sep  1   BAL  W  10-0       81-55  1st  5.0 up
135 Fri, Aug 31   BAL  L   8-9       80-55  1st  5.0 up
134 Thu, Aug 30  @NYY  L   0-5       80-54  1st  5.0 up
133 Wed, Aug 29  @NYY  L   3-4       80-53  1st  6.0 up
132 Tue, Aug 28  @NYY  L   3-5       80-52  1st  7.0 up
131 Sun, Aug 26  @CHW  W  11-1       80-51  1st  7.5 up
130 Sat, Aug 25  @CHW  W  14-2       79-51  1st  6.5 up
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:18-12
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Tue, Sep 04, 2007 BOS  5  TOR  3    W: , L:  , S: none
Mon, Sep 03, 2007 BOS 13  TOR 10    W:Daisuke Matsuzaka (14-11), L: Jesse Litsch (5-7), S: Jonathan Papelbon (32)
Sun, Jul 15, 2007 TOR  2 @BOS  1    W:Jesse Litsch (2-3), L: Josh Beckett (12-3), S: Jeremy Accardo (13)
Sat, Jul 14, 2007 BOS  9  TOR  4    W:Daisuke Matsuzaka (11-6), L: Dustin McGowan (5-5), S: none
Fri, Jul 13, 2007 TOR  6 @BOS  5    W:Shaun Marcum (5-3), L: Kyle Snyder (1-2), S: Jeremy Accardo (12)
Thu, Jul 12, 2007 BOS  7  TOR  4    W:Tim Wakefield (10-8), L: Roy Halladay (10-4), S: Jonathan Papelbon (21)
Thu, May 10, 2007 BOS  8 @TOR  0    W:Tim Wakefield (4-3), L: Roy Halladay (4-2), S: none
Wed, May 09, 2007 BOS  9 @TOR  3    W:Daisuke Matsuzaka (4-2), L: Tomokazu Ohka (2-4), S: none
Tue, May 08, 2007 BOS  9 @TOR  2    W:Josh Beckett (7-0), L: Victor Zambrano (0-2), S: none
Tue, Apr 24, 2007 TOR 10 @BOS  3    W:Roy Halladay (3-0), L: Julian Tavarez (0-2), S: none
Season Series: 2007 - BOS leads 9-5; 2006 - TOR won 12-7; 2005 - TOR won 11-7; All-Time - BOS leads 239-188

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 2007 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

Stat

Best

Middle

Worst

RS/G

NYY  5.86

BAL  4.64

WSN  3.96

RA/G

BOS  3.98

KCR  4.78

TBD  5.93

BA

J. Keppinger  .356

J. Tyner  .293

J. LaRue  .145

OBP

B. Bonds  .481

J. Hermida  .363

J. LaRue  .241

SLG

R. Braun  .644

A. Gonzalez  .473

N. Punto  .253

OPS

B. Bonds  1.055

C. Figgins  .829

J. LaRue  .518

ERA

J. Peavy  2.10

I. Snell  4.01

A. Eaton  6.28

K/9IP

E. Bedard  10.93

G. Meche  6.37

S. Trachsel  2.94

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Toronto Blue Jays Batters (4.56 RS/G) vs. Boston Red Sox Pitchers (3.98 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 38.Schilling
G/S/vB
17.Delcarmen
G/S/vB
83.Gagne
G/S/vB
46.Hansack
G/S/vB
48.Lopez*
G/S/vB
37.Okajima*
G/S/vB
58.Papelbon
G/S/vB
39.Snyder
G/S/vB
50.Timlin
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
8.Adams* G/S/vP 7/1.071 2/.500 ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· 8/.625 2/3.500 4/.000 15/13 .214/.267/.214/.481 .500/.462 .000 15/.481 0/1 0/0
13.Fasano G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 49/40 .178/.229/.311/.540 .347/.582 .781 / 0/0 1/3
25.Glaus G/S/vP 7/1.000 5/.400 ··· 2/2.500 ··· 1/2.000 4/.000 2/.000 14/1.262 440/338 .261/.364/.470/.834 1.227/.721 .798 94/.946 0/1 19/8
2.Hill G/S/vP 3/1.334 5/.400 ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 8/.250 9/.347 9/.555 559/422 .271/.316/.431/.747 .858/.713 .671 107/.624 3/2 14/12
3.Johnson G/S/vP 10/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 1/.000 9/1.306 16/.884 228/163 .243/.304/.335/.639 .985/.504 .662 84/.582 4/1 2/0
26.Lind* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 3/.000 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 3/.666 ··· 255/186 .233/.277/.386/.662 .520/.711 .549 1/2.000 1/2 8/0
18.Luna G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 11/6 .000/.091/.000/.091 .000/.167 .000 6/.000 0/0 0/1
6.McDonald G/S/vP 4/.500 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 5/1.000 1/.000 290/213 .252/.278/.333/.611 .810/.539 .543 70/.463 7/2 1/6
1.Olmedo# G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 21/20 .250/.250/.350/.600 .000/.632 .400 18/.529 0/0 0/1
17.Overbay* G/S/vP ··· 5/1.000 5/1.000 2/2.500 5/.650 2/.000 6/.334 7/1.229 5/1.100 438/330 .247/.326/.410/.736 .809/.711 .806 112/.678 2/0 10/5
15.Rios G/S/vP 6/1.167 4/1.000 ··· 4/.250 ··· 2/1.500 5/1.400 8/1.250 8/1.125 607/459 .310/.366/.517/.883 1.033/.836 .888 110/.885 14/4 22/7
24.Stairs* G/S/vP 22/.465 1/.000 7/.453 1/2.000 2/1.500 1/2.000 3/.333 ··· 15/.785 318/279 .311/.384/.611/.995 .921/1.004 1.001 60/1.476 2/1 19/6
59.Thigpen G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 72/35 .227/.292/.258/.549 .624/.471 .648 16/.192 1/0 0/0
35.Thomas G/S/vP 9/1.181 5/.400 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 2/.000 10/1.900 32/.583 537/410 .269/.374/.463/.837 1.060/.769 .757 107/.856 0/0 21/
10.Wells G/S/vP 18/1.007 6/.666 2/.000 3/.666 1/no AB 2/1.000 9/.000 14/1.096 19/.948 587/450 .250/.307/.417/.723 .806/.699 .715 112/.630 9/4 15/3
9.Zaun# G/S/vP 18/.810 3/.000 3/.333 2/.000 ··· 3/1.000 10/.929 3/.000 12/.350 314/241 .238/.316/.407/.723 .805/.705 .598 89/.713 0/0 8/6
IP 125.1 33.2 43.1 4.2 35.2 64.1 50.1 49.1 46.2 TOTAL .259/.326/.422/.748 .851/.716 .726 46/20 142/88
ERA-K/9 4.02/6.2 2.41/8.5 3.74/8.7 7.71/5.7 3.28/5.0 1.54/8.0 1.61/13.4 3.65/6.4 3.47/4.2 3.78/7.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Fasano (11-3-1)
 Thigpen (2-3-1)
 Zaun (62-10-2)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 530/.279 138/.197 183/.246 26/.318 153/.244 250/.188 194/.137 217/.230 187/.243 .246  Rios
 Lind
 Wells
 Johnson
 Stairs
0/10/134/11
68/0/0/5
0/135/0/4
57/0/0/2
37/0/15/2
OPS .765 .610 .671 1.150 .686 .497 .445 .703 .692 .699
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 301/.768 59/.685 86/.578 16/1.152 80/.748 86/.555 108/.360 90/.623 78/.535 .687
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 229/.763 79/.557 97/.755 10/1.150 73/.615 164/.467 86/.549 127/.761 109/.801 .709
Home 246/.835 64/.741 100/.729 20/1.139 78/.714 119/.499 102/.548 128/.696 84/.642 .720
Last 28d days 100/.658 45/.741 40/.981 / 21/.802 48/.676 36/.141 27/.954 48/.639
HR/SB/CS 18/5/1 3/2/2 3/1/0 2/0/0 1/0/1 3/4/0 4/4/0 5/5/2 7/1/2 120/88/28
Usage ·····X·· ·X··X··X ········ ········ ·oo·X·oo ·XX··X·· oXo·o··· ····Xo·· ·o··X·X·
Boston Red Sox Batters (5.35 RS/G) vs. Toronto Blue Jays Pitchers (4.26 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 28.Marcum
G/S/vB
49.Accardo
G/S/vB
37.Downs*
G/S/vB
54.Frasor
G/S/vB
44.Janssen
G/S/vB
46.Kennedy*
G/S/vB
22.League
G/S/vB
56.Tallet*
G/S/vB
7.Towers
G/S/vB
40.Wolfe
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
36.Cash G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 22/8 .118/.318/.176/.495 .381/.700 .000 22/.495 0/0 0/1
11.Clayton G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 10/1.056 ··· ··· 8/.858 ··· 210/147 .254/.304/.344/.648 .633/.655 .615 / 2/1 1/7
13.Cora* G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· ··· 3/1.333 ··· 2/1.000 ··· 1/.000 5/.200 ··· 208/184 .250/.303/.386/.689 .467/.721 .614 34/.563 1/1 2/4
41.Corey G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· / /// / / / /
10.Crisp# G/S/vP 5/.000 3/.000 6/.334 7/1.000 2/1.000 23/.399 ··· 4/.833 13/.750 ··· 528/374 .263/.328/.376/.704 .726/.695 .748 95/.535 22/5 5/1
7.Drew* G/S/vP 5/.900 2/.000 12/.666 ··· 1/no AB 7/1.179 ··· 3/.333 2/1.500 ··· 468/348 .256/.357/.384/.741 .630/.780 .744 88/.777 2/2 7/6
46.Ellsbury* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/no AB ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 35/29 .452/.514/.774/1.288 .733/1.398 1.288 17/1.722 3/0 2/0
12.Hinske* G/S/vP 5/.933 2/.000 2/.000 3/.667 ··· 21/.762 ··· 2/.000 3/.333 1/.000 172/153 .217/.343/.427/.770 .868/.757 .906 37/.830 3/0 5/3
32.Kielty# G/S/vP ··· 4/.500 3/1.667 6/.500 ··· 10/1.600 1/3.000 4/.750 5/.200 ··· 74/25 .262/.311/.338/.649 .619/.697 .438 34/.820 0/0 1/0
25.Lowell G/S/vP 8/1.125 4/.750 6/1.167 7/1.238 3/.000 19/.380 1/2.000 3/.000 12/2.114 1/.000 556/392 .330/.383/.514/.897 .899/.896 .999 114/1.107 3/2 18/15
23.Lugo G/S/vP 4/.000 2/1.000 6/2.633 8/1.500 13/1.077 4/.000 1/.000 4/1.417 44/.920 1/.000 545/385 .239/.296/.349/.644 .676/.631 .783 99/.767 28/6 6/17
28.Mirabelli G/S/vP 3/.000 3/1.334 ··· 3/.000 2/.000 16/1.038 1/.000 2/1.000 7/1.571 ··· 117/99 .212/.293/.385/.678 .694/.675 .680 5/.900 0/0 5/1
44.Moss* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 15/10 .154/.267/.154/.421 .650/.311 .452 12/.432 0/0 0/0
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 8/.542 1/.000 17/.971 14/.445 1/.000 12/1.017 4/1.250 7/2.214 18/1.577 1/.000 569/382 .316/.431/.574/1.004 .784/1.117 1.014 110/1.059 3/0 26/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 5/.000 3/1.167 5/.400 4/.000 2/1.000 4/.500 1/.000 2/2.000 3/.000 ··· 486/321 .329/.396/.451/.848 .845/.849 .926 105/.899 5/1 6/5
24.Ramirez G/S/vP 7/2.071 1/.000 13/.808 13/1.058 3/1.334 27/1.426 3/2.000 2/.000 31/.775 2/.000 548/388 .292/.385/.495/.880 1.092/.796 .889 76/.740 0/0 20/2
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 7/.572 1/2.000 9/.555 10/.200 1/3.000 16/1.349 4/.500 5/.933 23/.484 1/.000 441/310 .258/.358/.404/.763 .800/.746 .780 84/.726 1/1 12/6
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 8/.625 1/.000 4/.750 8/.375 5/.400 11/.864 1/.000 3/.333 13/1.371 1/2.000 567/403 .290/.392/.463/.855 .825/.867 .812 110/.755 3/2 16/3
IP 141.2 57.0 50.2 50.1 66.0 104.1 6.2 51.2 103.1 34.2 TOTAL .279/.362/.441/.803 .800/.804 .835 74/21 137/73
ERA-K/9 3.75/6.9 2.37/7.9 2.49/8.9 3.93/9.1 2.32/4.6 4.83/3.7 6.75/5.4 3.66/7.5 5.40/6.4 1.56/4.4 3.99/6.5

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Cash (3-2-0)
 Mirabelli (31-9-5)
 Varitek (54-17-3)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 576/.238 236/.214 210/.217 211/.213 264/.241 475/.288 32/.419 219/.218 450/.295 126/.179 .250  Ramirez
 Crisp
 Drew
 Moss
 Hinske
 Kielty
 Ellsbury
115/0/0/8
0/128/0/5
0/3/113/2
5/0/2/1
23/0/12/1
6/1/13/1
8/5/0/0
OPS .728 .563 .600 .610 .648 .788 1.018 .596 .825 .521 .704
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 302/.777 114/.424 105/.507 96/.695 96/.612 106/.593 14/1.500 82/.675 225/.888 49/.870 .741
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 274/.673 122/.693 105/.691 115/.542 168/.668 369/.840 18/.627 137/.549 225/.764 77/.297 .670
Road 288/.625 127/.606 97/.640 108/.632 129/.674 241/.811 20/.850 119/.667 203/.934 48/.490 .729
Last 28d days 115/.759 41/.539 28/.555 32/.394 43/.834 19/1.086 / 18/.789 21/.881 49/.355
HR/SB/CS 24/6/2 2/8/1 3/0/1 3/4/2 4/1/1 9/7/4 1/0/0 0/7/1 18/13/2 3/0/0 137/118/20
Usage ····X··· ···oX··X ··o·o·o· ·X····X· ··o·o··o ·X······ ········ ·X······ ·X······ ··o·X··X

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.

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