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Game Preview: BOS @ TOR, 7:07pm, Wednesday, September 19, 2007 @Rogers Centre

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Boston Red Sox, 90-62, 1st, 2½ up

SP: Clay Buchholz (22, RHP, 3-0, 1.50)

   2007 Gamelogs / 2007 Splits / vs. TOR Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2007 (3-0)             18     9   4   3   8  17  0    1.50      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         2-0  15     8   4   3   6  14  0    1.80   69 
 2007-09-01    BAL   W   9     0   0   0   3   9  0     115   93 
 2007-08-17    LAA   W   6     8   4   3   3   5  0      91   44 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.TOR    Has never faced TOR.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   47-28   Road:   43-34   ExtrInn: 2-5 
 vsRHP:  66-39   vsLHP:  24-23   1-Run:  22-25
 vsEast: 40-28   vsCntrl:20-11   vsWest: 18-17 IL:12-6 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
152 Tue, Sep 18  @TOR  L   3-4       90-62  1st  2.5 up
151 Mon, Sep 17  @TOR  L   1-6       90-61  1st  3.5 up
150 Sun, Sep 16   NYY  L   3-4       90-60  1st  4.5 up
149 Sat, Sep 15   NYY  W  10-1       90-59  1st  5.5 up
148 Fri, Sep 14   NYY  L   7-8       89-59  1st  4.5 up
147 Wed, Sep 12   TBD  W   5-4       89-58  1st  5.0 up
146 Tue, Sep 11   TBD  W  16-10      88-58  1st  5.0 up
145 Mon, Sep 10   TBD  L   0-1       87-58  1st  5.0 up
144 Sun, Sep  9  @BAL  W   3-2       87-57  1st  5.5 up
143 Sat, Sep  8  @BAL  L   5-11      86-57  1st  5.5 up
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:17-13
Toronto Blue Jays, 76-75, 3rd, 13½ GB, 11 GB in WC

SP: Jesse Litsch (22, RHP, 5-9, 4.37)

   2007 Gamelogs / 2007 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2007 (5-9)             90.2 105  53  44  28  45 13    4.37      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         1-5  36.1  43  29  22   8  23  8    5.45   43 
 2007-09-14    BAL   L   3     7   4   4   1   5  1      66   33 
 2007-09-09    TBD   L   5     7   3   3   0   5  3      92   46 
 2007-09-03    BOS   L   3.1   7   7   7   1   2  1      66   19 
 2007-08-28    OAK  ND   6     4   2   2   1   3  0      98   58 
 2007-08-23    LAA   W   6.1   6   3   2   2   2  1     102   51 
 2007-08-18    BAL   L   6     6   5   2   1   4  1     104   49 
 2007-08-13    KCR   L   6.2   6   5   2   2   2  1     102   48 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.BOS      1-1  10    16   8   8   2   4  1    7.20   36 
 2007-09-03    BOS   L   3.1   7   7   7   1   2  1      66   19 
 2007-07-15    BOS   W   6.2   9   1   1   1   2  0      94   53 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   46-31   Road:   30-44   ExtrInn: 7-8 
 vsRHP:  52-58   vsLHP:  24-17   1-Run:  27-24
 vsEast: 29-32   vsCntrl:19-18   vsWest: 18-17 IL:10-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
151 Tue, Sep 18   BOS  W   4-3       76-75  3rd 13.5 gb
150 Mon, Sep 17   BOS  W   6-1       75-75  3rd 14.5 gb
149 Sun, Sep 16   BAL  L   6-8 (12)  74-75  3rd 15.5 gb
148 Sat, Sep 15   BAL  W   8-3       74-74  3rd 15.5 gb
147 Fri, Sep 14   BAL  L   2-6       73-74  3rd 15.5 gb
146 Thu, Sep 13   NYY  W   2-1       73-73  3rd 15.5 gb
145 Wed, Sep 12   NYY  L   1-4       72-73  3rd 16.0 gb
144 Tue, Sep 11   NYY  L   2-9       72-72  3rd 15.0 gb
143 Mon, Sep 10  @DET  L   4-5       72-71  3rd 14.0 gb
142 Sun, Sep  9  @TBD  L   2-3       72-70  3rd 14.0 gb
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:14-16
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Tue, Sep 18, 2007 TOR  4  BOS  3    W:A.J. Burnett (9-7), L: Eric Gagne (3-2), S: Scott Downs (1)
Mon, Sep 17, 2007 TOR  6  BOS  1    W:Dustin McGowan (11-9), L: Tim Wakefield (16-11), S: none
Wed, Sep 05, 2007 TOR  6 @BOS  4    W:Jeremy Accardo (4-3), L: Hideki Okajima (3-2), S: none
Tue, Sep 04, 2007 BOS  5  TOR  3    W:Josh Beckett (17-6), L: Roy Halladay (14-7), S: Jonathan Papelbon (33)
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
Season Series: 2007 - BOS leads 9-8; 2006 - TOR won 12-7; 2005 - TOR won 11-7; All-Time - BOS leads 239-191

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  5.90

OAK  4.63

WSN  4.09

RA/G

SDP  3.98

WSN  4.78

TBD  5.83

BA

M. Ordonez  .356

M. DeRosa  .294

J. LaRue  .143

OBP

B. Bonds  .483

M. Diaz  .366

J. LaRue  .235

SLG

C. Ross  .682

T. Buck  .474

P. Bako  .255

OPS

C. Ross  1.097

I. Suzuki  .834

J. LaRue  .502

ERA

J. Peavy  2.39

R. Hill  4.01

A. Eaton  6.36

K/9IP

E. Bedard  10.93

K. Wells  6.49

S. Trachsel  3.04

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Boston Red Sox Batters (5.34 RS/G) vs. Toronto Blue Jays Pitchers (4.25 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 51.Litsch
G/S/vB
49.Accardo
G/S/vB
58.Banks
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/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
36.Cash G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 32/17 .115/.250/.154/.404 .354/.448 .620 25/.480 0/0 0/1
11.Clayton G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 10/1.056 ··· ··· 8/.858 ··· 211/148 .253/.303/.342/.645 .633/.650 .669 1/.000 2/1 1/7
13.Cora* G/S/vP 3/1.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 3/1.333 ··· 2/1.000 ··· 1/.000 5/.200 1/.000 222/193 .237/.288/.369/.657 .385/.701 .739 36/.319 1/1 2/5
10.Crisp# G/S/vP 5/.400 3/.000 ··· 6/.334 7/1.000 3/.666 23/.399 ··· 4/.833 13/.750 1/3.000 572/411 .270/.332/.386/.718 .762/.701 .677 99/.661 26/6 6/1
7.Drew* G/S/vP 2/.000 2/.000 ··· 12/.666 ··· 2/.500 7/1.179 ··· 3/.333 2/1.500 1/.000 517/390 .261/.366/.391/.757 .621/.802 .741 89/.793 3/2 8/6
46.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 2/2.000 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/no AB ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 86/67 .367/.407/.557/.964 .757/1.024 .600 64/1.023 7/0 3/0
12.Hinske* G/S/vP 5/1.000 2/.000 ··· 2/.000 3/.667 ··· 21/.762 ··· 2/.000 3/.333 1/.000 193/173 .215/.332/.429/.761 .900/.745 .552 45/.886 3/0 6/3
32.Kielty# G/S/vP ··· 4/.500 ··· 3/1.667 6/.500 ··· 10/1.600 1/3.000 4/.750 5/.200 ··· 86/30 .247/.291/.325/.615 .634/.578 .766 38/.757 0/0 1/0
25.Lowell G/S/vP 5/1.850 5/.600 ··· 6/1.167 7/1.238 4/.250 19/.380 1/2.000 3/.000 12/2.114 2/.000 609/435 .329/.384/.505/.889 .868/.897 .778 114/.929 3/2 19/15
23.Lugo G/S/vP 5/.800 3/.666 ··· 6/2.633 8/1.500 13/1.077 4/.000 2/.500 4/1.417 44/.920 1/.000 595/426 .241/.298/.354/.652 .663/.648 .544 98/.655 30/6 7/19
28.Mirabelli G/S/vP 3/1.000 3/1.334 ··· ··· 3/.000 2/.000 16/1.038 1/.000 2/1.000 7/1.571 ··· 118/99 .219/.299/.390/.690 .771/.675 .700 1/2.000 0/0 5/1
44.Moss* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 25/20 .182/.280/.227/.507 .650/.472 .452 17/.561 0/0 0/0
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 5/1.150 2/.000 ··· 18/1.038 14/.445 1/.000 12/1.017 4/1.250 7/2.214 18/1.577 1/.000 627/426 .321/.435/.596/1.031 .789/1.151 1.003 118/1.227 3/0 31/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 2/2.000 3/1.167 ··· 5/.400 4/.000 2/1.000 4/.500 1/.000 2/2.000 3/.000 ··· 544/365 .320/.383/.439/.823 .841/.814 .748 112/.756 6/1 7/6
24.Ramirez G/S/vP 3/.666 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 .871 17/1.145 0/0 20/2
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 2/.000 1/2.000 ··· 9/.555 10/.200 2/2.500 16/1.349 4/.500 5/.933 23/.484 2/2.500 483/344 .254/.358/.398/.756 .804/.737 .748 83/.710 1/1 13/6
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 3/.333 1/.000 ··· 4/.750 8/.375 6/.333 11/.864 1/.000 3/.333 13/1.371 2/2.000 607/434 .288/.392/.456/.848 .820/.859 .889 93/.939 4/2 16/3
IP 90.2 62.0 1.0 55.0 54.1 69.1 106.2 9.1 57.2 103.1 39.2 TOTAL .279/.361/.440/.801 .795/.803 .766 87/22 150/77
ERA-K/9 4.37/4.5 2.32/7.5 0.00/0.0 2.29/9.0 4.31/9.0 2.47/4.9 4.89/3.9 4.82/4.8 3.28/7.2 5.40/6.4 2.27/4.5 3.97/6.6

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Cash (9-2-0)
 Mirabelli (32-9-5)
 Varitek (57-18-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 397/.293 257/.213 3/.000 227/.215 230/.221 284/.251 485/.288 47/.390 242/.203 450/.295 147/.197 .249  Ramirez
 Crisp
 Drew
 Moss
 Hinske
 Kielty
 Ellsbury
115/0/0/8
0/139/0/7
0/3/125/3
9/0/3/1
24/0/12/1
8/1/15/1
18/9/0/0
OPS .808 .583 .000 .586 .630 .665 .786 .983 .571 .825 .581 .704
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 209/.899 127/.420 3/.000 119/.508 108/.744 103/.661 113/.573 21/1.113 94/.632 225/.888 58/1.017 .746
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 188/.711 130/.743 / 108/.671 122/.535 181/.668 372/.847 26/.871 148/.532 225/.764 89/.291 .664
Home 151/.812 119/.513 3/.000 125/.535 119/.645 145/.630 244/.761 26/1.081 123/.478 247/.737 88/.595 .681
Last 28d days 110/.895 43/.781 3/.000 32/.613 41/.661 41/.840 16/.804 15/.867 29/.406 9/1.542 48/.577
HR/SB/CS 13/6/3 4/9/1 0/0/0 3/0/1 3/5/2 4/1/1 9/8/4 1/0/0 0/8/1 18/13/2 4/0/0 150/129/20
Usage ····X··· ··X···X· ·······X o··o·oX· ··Xo··X· ··oo·o·· ··X·o··o ··o·X··X ··X·X··X ········ ··o·X···
Toronto Blue Jays Batters (4.52 RS/G) vs. Boston Red Sox Pitchers (4.05 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 61.Buchholz
G/S/vB
41.Corey
G/S/vB
17.Delcarmen
G/S/vB
83.Gagne
G/S/vB
43.Hansack
G/S/vB
48.Lopez*
G/S/vB
37.Okajima*
G/S/vB
58.Papelbon
G/S/vB
39.Snyder
G/S/vB
51.Tavarez
G/S/vB
50.Timlin
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
8.Adams* G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 2/.500 1/3.000 2/1.000 ··· ··· 8/.625 3/2.334 5/1.267 4/.000 36/34 .310/.444/.483/.927 .500/.941 .989 30/1.065 1/1 1/0
13.Fasano G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 4/.250 ··· 49/40 .178/.229/.311/.540 .347/.582 .327 / 0/0 1/3
2.Hill G/S/vP ··· 3/.666 6/.334 1/2.000 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 8/.250 10/.311 14/.643 9/.555 611/464 .277/.322/.443/.765 .905/.720 .835 108/.895 4/2 16/12
7.Inglett* G/S/vP ··· 1/5.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 / /// / / / /
3.Johnson G/S/vP ··· 2/1.000 2/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 1/.000 10/1.350 11/.473 16/.884 261/185 .245/.304/.333/.637 1.002/.489 .620 78/.503 4/1 2/0
26.Lind* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 3/.000 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 3/.666 6/.900 ··· 267/198 .227/.272/.385/.656 .520/.700 .756 13/.647 1/2 9/0
18.Luna G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 26/12 .174/.231/.304/.535 .631/.432 .603 15/.833 1/0 1/1
6.McDonald G/S/vP ··· 3/1.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 6/.833 12/.083 1/.000 333/247 .246/.271/.324/.595 .772/.534 .635 76/.511 7/2 1/7
1.Olmedo# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/1.000 ··· 28/24 .185/.185/.259/.444 .000/.522 .500 18/.222 0/0 0/1
17.Overbay* G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 6/.833 5/1.000 2/2.500 5/.650 2/.000 6/.334 7/1.229 20/.956 5/1.100 472/357 .242/.318/.394/.712 .794/.684 .658 90/.521 2/0 10/5
15.Rios G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 4/1.000 1/.000 4/.250 ··· 3/1.000 5/1.400 9/1.111 16/1.964 8/1.125 665/506 .299/.353/.499/.853 1.012/.804 .840 113/.649 15/4 23/7
24.Stairs* G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 1/.000 8/.542 1/2.000 2/1.500 2/1.000 3/.333 ··· 5/.400 15/.785 365/320 .299/.378/.567/.945 .931/.946 .917 76/1.109 2/1 19/6
59.Thigpen G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 81/39 .203/.263/.230/.492 .546/.433 .359 15/.000 1/0 0/0
35.Thomas G/S/vP ··· 1/no AB 6/.334 1/no AB 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 2/.000 11/2.181 17/1.298 32/.583 589/452 .271/.374/.479/.853 1.064/.789 .942 104/.921 0/0 25/
10.Wells G/S/vP ··· 4/.500 7/.572 2/.000 3/.666 1/no AB 3/2.334 9/.000 14/1.096 18/1.250 19/.948 638/488 .246/.303/.404/.706 .835/.668 .700 111/.463 10/4 16/3
9.Zaun# G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 3/.000 4/.500 2/.000 ··· 4/1.167 10/.929 4/.250 11/.300 12/.350 357/274 .248/.334/.414/.748 .817/.735 .853 90/.817 0/0 9/8
IP 18.0 5.0 38.1 47.1 7.2 38.1 67.0 54.1 53.1 130.1 51.1 TOTAL .258/.325/.419/.744 .856/.709 .763 51/20 155/93
ERA-K/9 1.50/8.5 0.00/5.4 2.35/8.2 4.18/8.4 4.70/5.8 3.05/5.9 2.28/8.1 1.82/13.4 3.88/6.8 4.97/5.3 3.16/4.7 3.86/7.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Fasano (11-3-1)
 Thigpen (5-3-1)
 Zaun (70-10-2)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 68/.155 16/.214 157/.200 202/.251 38/.273 165/.246 264/.196 210/.147 237/.222 581/.277 204/.242 .247  Rios
 Lind
 Wells
 Stairs
 Johnson
0/12/146/11
70/0/0/5
0/147/0/5
43/0/16/3
67/0/1/2
OPS .454 .552 .616 .688 .914 .694 .555 .454 .717 .776 .677 .705
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 42/.538 7/.452 64/.648 97/.602 23/.963 88/.774 94/.655 117/.359 95/.661 292/.737 87/.501 .694
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 26/.323 9/.625 93/.596 105/.768 15/.833 77/.597 170/.500 93/.574 142/.755 289/.815 117/.807 .716
Road 11/.384 4/.750 79/.489 90/.654 18/.603 78/.628 134/.483 99/.326 101/.719 320/.792 106/.711 .684
Last 28d days 41/.199 16/.552 41/.593 31/.688 12/.432 33/.797 34/1.282 32/.354 36/.798 58/.746 45/.758
HR/SB/CS 0/0/0 0/0/0 4/2/2 3/1/0 2/0/0 1/0/1 6/4/0 4/4/0 7/5/2 14/0/0 7/1/2 139/98/29
Usage ········ ·X·o···o o·o···oX X·o·o··X ········ ··o·o··o ····X·o· ····X·o· ·X·····X ······X· ···Xo··o

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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