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Game Preview: BOS @ TOR, 1:07pm, Sunday, September 21, 2008 @Rogers Centre

Boston Red Sox, 90-64, 2nd, 2½ GB, 7½ up in WC

SP: Daisuke Matsuzaka (27, RHP, 17-2, 2.93)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. TOR Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2008 (17-2)           156.2 122  55  51  90 143 11    2.93      
 2007 (15-12)          204.2 191 100 100  80 201 25    4.40      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         4-0  42    37  15  14  23  45  3    3.00   56 
 2008-09-15   @TBR   W   5     3   1   1   2   7  1     101   62 
 2008-09-09    TBR  ND   5     8   3   3   4   5  0     102   40 
 2008-09-03    BAL  ND   6     4   4   3   4   7  0     112   53 
 2008-08-29    CHW   W   8     2   0   0   2   7  0     104   83 
 2008-08-24   @TOR  ND   6     8   5   5   1   8  2     105   43 
 2008-08-19   @BAL   W   5     6   2   2   5   6  0     105   48 
 2008-08-14    TEX   W   7     6   0   0   5   5  0     111   65 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.TOR      3-0  31.1  34  17  17   9  25  6    4.88   49 
 2008-08-24   @TOR  ND   6     8   5   5   1   8  2     105   43 
 2008-04-30    TOR  ND   7     2   0   0   2   4  0     111   75 
 2007-09-03    TOR   W   5.1  10   7   7   1   3  1      98   22 
 2007-07-14    TOR   W   6     9   4   4   2   2  2     110   38 
 2007-05-09   @TOR   W   7     5   1   1   3   8  1     108   68 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   52-22   Road:   38-42   ExtrInn: 7-3 
 vsRHP:  67-52   vsLHP:  23-12   1-Run:  19-22
 vsEast: 36-32   vsCntrl:21-9    vsWest: 22-16 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
154 Sat, Sep 20  @TOR  L   3-6       90-64  2nd  2.5 gb
153 Fri, Sep 19  @TOR  W   4-3       90-63  2nd  1.5 gb
152 Wed, Sep 17  @TBR  L   3-10      89-63  2nd  2.0 gb
151 Tue, Sep 16  @TBR  L   1-2       89-62  2nd  1.0 gb
150 Mon, Sep 15  @TBR  W  13-5       89-61  1st    Tied
149 Sun, Sep 14   TOR  W   4-3       88-61  2nd  1.0 gb
148 Sat, Sep 13   TOR  W   7-5       87-61  2nd  2.0 gb
147 Sat, Sep 13   TOR  L   1-8       86-61  2nd  2.0 gb
146 Fri, Sep 12   TOR  W   7-0       86-60  2nd  2.0 gb
145 Wed, Sep 10   TBR  L   2-4 (14)  85-60  2nd  2.5 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:19-11
Toronto Blue Jays, 83-72, 4th, 10 GB, 7½ GB in WC

SP: Scott Richmond (28, RHP, 0-2, 5.06)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2008 (0-2)             16    23   9   9   1  13  1    5.06      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         0-2  16    23   9   9   1  13  1    5.06   45 
 2008-08-10    CLE   L   5     9   3   3   0   5  0      93   42 
 2008-08-05    OAK  ND   5.2   7   3   3   1   4  0      88   46 
 2008-07-30    TBR   L   5.1   7   3   3   0   4  1      92   46 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.BOS    Has never faced BOS.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   46-31   Road:   37-41   ExtrInn: 6-8 
 vsRHP:  64-49   vsLHP:  19-23   1-Run:  24-31
 vsEast: 34-31   vsCntrl:24-12   vsWest: 17-19 IL: 8-10

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
155 Sat, Sep 20   BOS  W   6-3       83-72  4th 10.0 gb
154 Fri, Sep 19   BOS  L   3-4       82-72  4th 10.0 gb
153 Thu, Sep 18   BAL  W   3-2       82-71  3rd  9.0 gb
152 Wed, Sep 17   BAL  W   8-7       81-71  3rd 10.0 gb
151 Tue, Sep 16   BAL  L   0-2       80-71  3rd 10.0 gb
150 Sun, Sep 14  @BOS  L   3-4       80-70  3rd  9.5 gb
149 Sat, Sep 13  @BOS  L   5-7       80-69  3rd  9.5 gb
148 Sat, Sep 13  @BOS  W   8-1       80-68  3rd  9.5 gb
147 Fri, Sep 12  @BOS  L   0-7       79-68  3rd  9.5 gb
146 Thu, Sep 11  @CHW  W   6-4       79-67  3rd  9.0 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:14-6    Last 30:18-12
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sat, Sep 20, 2008 TOR  6  BOS  3        W:Roy Halladay (19-11), L: Jon Lester (15-6), S: B.J. Ryan (32)
Fri, Sep 19, 2008 BOS  4 @TOR  3        W:Manny Delcarmen (1-2), L: Brian Tallet (1-2), S: Jonathan Papelbon (39)
Sun, Sep 14, 2008 BOS  4  TOR  3        W:Jon Lester (15-5), L: Roy Halladay (18-11), S: Jonathan Papelbon (38)
Sat, Sep 13, 2008 BOS  7  TOR  5        W:Justin Masterson (6-4), L: Scott Downs (0-3), S: Jonathan Papelbon (37)
Sat, Sep 13, 2008 TOR  8 @BOS  1        W:A.J. Burnett (18-10), L: Paul Byrd (11-12), S: none
Fri, Sep 12, 2008 BOS  7  TOR  0        W:Tim Wakefield (9-10), L: David Purcey (3-6), S: none
Sun, Aug 24, 2008 BOS  6 @TOR  5 (11)   W:Jonathan Papelbon (5-3), L: Brandon League (0-2), S: Manny Delcarmen (1)
Sat, Aug 23, 2008 TOR 11  BOS  0        W:Jesse Litsch (9-7), L: Jon Lester (12-5), S: none
Fri, Aug 22, 2008 BOS  8 @TOR  4        W:Paul Byrd (8-11), L: Shaun Marcum (8-6), S: none
Sun, Aug 17, 2008 TOR 15 @BOS  4        W:Shaun Marcum (8-5), L: Josh Beckett (11-9), S: none
Season Series: 2008 - TOR leads 9-8; 2007 - Tied 9-9; 2006 - TOR won 12-7; All-Time - BOS leads 247-201

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 2008 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

TEX  5.52

ATL  4.61

SDP  3.95

RA/G

TOR  3.83

MIN  4.65

TEX  6.04

BA

R. Furcal  .366

D. Lee  .293

J. Towles  .139

OBP

C. Jones  .466

R. Ludwick  .368

T. Pena  .179

SLG

A. Pujols  .637

N. Markakis  .490

T. Pena  .204

OPS

A. Pujols  1.093

T. Glaus  .846

T. Pena  .383

ERA

C. Lee  2.41

A. Cook  3.96

N. Robertson  6.15

K/9IP

T. Lincecum  10.14

M. Mussina  6.70

L. Hernandez  3.33

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Boston Red Sox Batters (5.25 RS/G) vs. Toronto Blue Jays Pitchers (3.83 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 48.Richmond
G/S/vB
57.Camp
G/S/vB
39.Carlson*
G/S/vB
37.Downs*
G/S/vB
54.Frasor
G/S/vB
22.League
G/S/vB
31.Parrish*
G/S/vB
52.Ryan*
G/S/vB
56.Tallet*
G/S/vB
40.Wolfe
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
55.Bailey G/S/vP ··· 1/3.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 45/24 .263/.378/.447/.825 .912/.732 .618 28/.935 0/0 2/
44.Bay G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 ··· 7/.429 2/.000 3/.666 ··· 1/.000 2/2.000 ··· 646/495 .289/.372/.530/.902 .868/.911 .881 96/.920 10/0 31/
54.Carter* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· 6/5 .667/.667/.667/1.333 2.000/1.200 .000 3/1.333 0/0 0/
22.Casey* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 1/.000 1/no AB 3/1.666 1/.000 3/.666 ··· 3/.000 ··· 201/167 .333/.393/.410/.803 .882/.786 .662 19/.541 1/0 0/
30.Cash G/S/vP ··· 2/.500 2/.000 1/.000 2/2.500 ··· 1/no AB 4/.500 1/.000 ··· 150/111 .229/.313/.351/.664 .873/.594 .668 24/.929 0/0 3/
13.Cora* G/S/vP ··· 6/.334 1/.000 1/.000 3/1.333 2/.000 ··· 2/1.000 3/.666 1/.000 165/141 .275/.366/.345/.711 .723/.709 .666 56/.604 1/0 0/
10.Crisp# G/S/vP ··· 14/1.044 1/.000 8/.250 8/1.071 3/.333 1/no AB 5/.400 7/.762 2/1.500 401/301 .282/.344/.404/.747 .784/.734 .741 78/.947 20/7 7/
7.Drew* G/S/vP ··· 1/2.000 ··· 12/.666 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 4/.250 1/.000 451/358 .280/.408/.522/.930 .937/.928 .927 / 4/1 19/
46.Ellsbury* G/S/vP ··· 1/2.000 4/.250 4/.500 1/.000 1/3.000 1/.000 2/.000 2/.000 ··· 579/444 .269/.329/.370/.699 .694/.701 .652 104/.712 49/11 8/
11.Kotsay* G/S/vP ··· 4/1.000 ··· 3/.000 6/.650 2/2.000 3/.333 8/.125 1/no AB ··· 415/293 .276/.331/.402/.732 .626/.778 .661 71/.613 2/3 6/
68.Kottaras* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/1 .000/.000/.000/.000 .000/.000 2/.000 0/0 0/
25.Lowell G/S/vP ··· 6/.500 1/.000 7/1.000 9/1.181 1/2.000 1/no AB 5/.000 3/.000 2/.000 467/363 .275/.338/.462/.800 .961/.756 .823 40/.997 2/2 17/
12.Lowrie# G/S/vP ··· 3/2.167 ··· 2/1.000 2/.500 2/2.500 ··· 3/1.667 2/.000 ··· 278/197 .270/.355/.421/.776 1.032/.672 .717 105/.679 0/0 2/
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP ··· 8/1.792 2/.000 21/1.057 15/.498 5/1.000 11/.909 20/.900 8/1.825 2/.000 470/360 .263/.371/.495/.866 .696/.918 .773 110/.929 1/0 21/
15.Pedroia G/S/vP ··· 3/2.000 3/1.666 5/.400 6/.000 2/.000 1/.000 5/.000 3/1.334 1/3.000 701/532 .324/.376/.492/.868 .899/.858 .827 118/1.030 18/1 17/
28.Ross G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/2.000 1/no AB 179/96 .230/.376/.360/.735 .632/.821 .649 6/.400 0/1 3/
60.Van Every* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 8/6 .250/.250/.250/.500 1.000/.333 .500 5/.400 0/0 0/
33.Varitek# G/S/vP ··· 11/.697 ··· 11/.818 10/.200 5/.400 5/.900 18/.285 8/1.333 2/2.500 466/363 .221/.311/.365/.676 .863/.623 .679 74/.641 0/1 13/
20.Youkilis G/S/vP ··· 9/.472 ··· 6/.500 10/.300 3/.000 3/2.500 9/.111 4/.250 2/2.000 594/478 .311/.384/.556/.940 .963/.935 .907 85/.824 3/5 26/
IP 16.0 39.1 57.0 70.2 47.1 32.0 35.1 58.0 52.1 21.0 TOTAL .280/.359/.447/.806 .849/.793 .772 .812 116/33 167/81
ERA-K/9 5.06/7.3 4.12/7.1 1.74/8.4 1.78/7.3 4.18/8.0 2.25/6.2 4.33/4.8 2.95/9.0 3.10/7.9 2.57/6.0 3.54/7.4

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Cash (36-16-14)
 Kottaras (0-0-0)
 Ross (24-10-6)
 Varitek (54-16-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 71/.338 166/.263 222/.187 290/.213 208/.208 137/.229 146/.278 249/.216 226/.245 82/.233 .244  Bay
 Drew
 Ellsbury
 Crisp
 Kotsay
 Bailey
 Van Every
 Youkilis
 Carter
147/0/0/8
0/1/104/6
58/60/34/4
0/111/0/4
0/84/14/3
3/0/1/0
1/1/3/0
0/0/2/0
2/0/0/0
OPS .910 .694 .584 .590 .679 .653 .809 .650 .680 .657 .692
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 38/1.410 65/.976 119/.505 119/.540 81/.842 66/.765 60/.920 76/.767 105/.667 36/.771 .729
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 33/.364 101/.515 103/.677 171/.625 127/.578 71/.552 86/.732 173/.602 121/.692 46/.567 .656
Home 71/.910 85/.632 103/.355 136/.500 107/.611 71/.690 107/.728 127/.521 132/.706 53/.647 .664
Last 28d days / 8/1.071 37/.222 53/.752 28/.857 38/.676 37/.910 57/.605 44/.688 10/.311
HR/SB/CS 1/1/0 2/3/0 5/1/2 3/2/0 4/5/2 2/0/0 5/2/1 4/4/0 4/6/1 2/0/0 131/85/35
Usage ········ ·o·····o o·ooo··X ·······X ····X··· X··X···o ·X··X··· o·Xo··o· ·o·oo··X ··o·X···
Toronto Blue Jays Batters (4.45 RS/G) vs. Boston Red Sox Pitchers (4.24 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 18.Matsuzaka
G/S/vB
53.Aardsma
G/S/vB
17.Delcarmen
G/S/vB
43.Hansack
G/S/vB
48.Lopez*
G/S/vB
63.Masterson
G/S/vB
37.Okajima*
G/S/vB
58.Papelbon
G/S/vB
62.Pauley
G/S/vB
59.Smith
G/S/vB
50.Timlin
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
20.Barajas G/S/vP 3/1.000 4/.250 2/1.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 5/.400 ··· 1/.000 4/1.167 377/264 .249/.294/.410/.704 .591/.754 .648 62/.609 0/0 11/
23.Bautista G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 415/290 .241/.317/.413/.730 .899/.660 .681 46/.819 1/1 15/
1.Inglett* G/S/vP 3/.000 2/1.000 1/.000 1/.000 2/.500 2/.000 1/2.000 3/.000 ··· ··· 2/1.000 360/327 .304/.361/.416/.777 .757/.779 .911 79/.704 9/2 3/
26.Lind* G/S/vP 12/.083 2/1.500 3/.666 4/.000 3/.666 1/.000 3/.000 5/.800 ··· 1/.000 2/1.000 321/227 .290/.322/.457/.779 .655/.829 .745 97/.576 2/0 9/
6.McDonald G/S/vP 10/.000 2/.000 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 3/.666 3/.000 3/.666 ··· 1/.000 3/.666 202/123 .210/.256/.271/.527 .621/.468 .502 51/.370 3/1 1/
36.Mench G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 3/.666 1/2.000 4/.500 128/39 .232/.313/.348/.661 .681/.615 .866 16/.598 2/0 0/
17.Overbay* G/S/vP 18/1.039 2/.500 10/.500 3/1.666 7/.762 ··· 7/.429 10/.400 3/.666 1/2.000 6/.900 607/443 .276/.362/.423/.784 .542/.877 .764 96/.800 1/2 14/
15.Rios G/S/vP 19/.833 3/2.667 8/.500 5/.200 2/2.000 4/1.167 5/1.150 7/1.000 3/2.500 2/1.500 10/1.378 663/504 .293/.338/.467/.805 .728/.829 .840 115/.885 31/8 15/
33.Rolen G/S/vP 3/1.000 8/1.375 ··· ··· ··· 1/5.000 1/.000 4/.750 ··· ··· 8/.250 446/330 .258/.350/.426/.776 .733/.790 .756 82/.888 5/0 10/
19.Scutaro G/S/vP 3/.666 4/.000 4/.000 ··· ··· 4/.833 1/2.000 3/.000 ··· 2/4.500 7/.715 566/411 .266/.343/.358/.701 .725/.691 .698 105/.697 7/2 7/
45.Snider* G/S/vP ··· 1/3.000 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 56/45 .333/.375/.549/.924 .899/.927 .931 56/.924 0/0 2/
7.Thigpen G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 15/8 .182/.308/.182/.490 .750/.286 .522 8/.533 0/0 0/
10.Wells G/S/vP 18/.807 3/1.667 10/.522 4/.500 2/.500 4/.500 5/2.000 12/.250 ··· 2/3.500 20/.900 442/337 .293/.339/.476/.816 .863/.801 .842 113/.882 4/2 17/
35.Wilkerson* G/S/vP ··· 1/4.000 4/.000 ··· 7/.857 ··· 4/.250 5/.000 ··· ··· 3/.000 305/253 .215/.306/.312/.617 .554/.629 .628 9/.222 3/5 3/
9.Zaun# G/S/vP 10/.425 ··· 5/.000 3/.000 2/.000 ··· 5/1.600 13/.685 3/.666 ··· 13/.408 270/208 .228/.337/.355/.692 .572/.736 .860 35/.785 2/1 6/
IP 156.2 45.1 70.2 3.1 58.0 83.0 57.2 65.0 9.2 16.2 45.1 TOTAL .264/.332/.399/.732 .692/.746 .754 .747 79/27 119/83
ERA-K/9 2.93/8.2 4.57/9.3 3.44/8.8 0.00/10.9 2.48/5.6 3.25/6.8 2.81/8.4 2.08/10.1 9.31/8.4 7.02/7.0 5.96/5.4 3.96/7.3

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Barajas (42-22-2)
 Thigpen (3-0-0)
 Zaun (40-13-3)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 673/.214 207/.250 291/.203 12/.091 238/.243 346/.215 245/.225 254/.218 51/.370 68/.246 208/.301 .249  Rios
 Wells
 Wilkerson
 Lind
 Snider
 Scutaro
 Mench
 Inglett
0/59/90/14
0/97/0/5
28/3/64/4
67/0/0/2
11/0/3/1
3/0/0/1
20/0/15/1
22/1/12/0
OPS .652 .776 .602 .258 .687 .685 .647 .557 .997 .872 .887 .713
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 362/.728 88/.728 134/.559 7/.452 124/.591 171/.784 104/.580 137/.602 28/1.188 37/.516 95/1.064 .723
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 311/.567 119/.813 157/.640 5/.000 114/.787 175/.594 141/.697 117/.505 23/.783 31/1.313 113/.734 .705
Road 289/.580 97/.575 150/.682 3/1.167 96/.772 168/.659 128/.522 122/.593 21/1.079 41/1.229 117/.894 .706
Last 28d days 129/.664 11/1.055 61/.328 12/.258 38/.445 50/.717 27/.542 44/.727 29/.948 24/.987 31/1.281
HR/SB/CS 11/13/5 3/3/0 5/7/0 0/0/0 4/1/3 10/9/1 6/0/1 4/2/0 1/1/0 6/0/0 8/4/0 143/90/32
Usage ·····X·· ···X···X ·o·X···· ···o···X ·o·o···o o···X··o ·o·o···· ·X····Xo ···X·X·· ···o·X·· ·····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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