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Game Preview: TOR @ BOS, 7:10pm, Tuesday, May 19, 2009 @Fenway Park II

Blue Jays, 27-14, 1st, 3½ up

SP: Brian Tallet (31, LHP, 2-1, 4.68)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (2-1) 42.1 33 23 22 21 31 7 4.68
2008 (1-2) 56.1 52 19 18 22 47 4 2.88
2007 (2-4) 62.1 49 26 24 28 54 1 3.47
Last 7 GS 2-1 37.1 29 19 17 21 24 5 4.10 51
2009-05-14 NYY ND 6.0 4 2 2 5 2 0 91 53
2009-05-09 @OAK W 7.0 2 1 1 2 7 1 97 74
2009-05-04 CLE ND 7.0 4 3 3 3 5 1 94 59
2009-04-29 @KCR L 4.0 11 10 10 3 2 3 93 -1
2009-04-24 @CHW W 5.2 4 0 0 3 5 0 93 63
2009-04-18 OAK ND 5.1 4 2 1 1 1 0 66 54
2006-08-07 BAL ND 2.1 0 1 0 4 2 0 41 53
Last 5 v.BOS 1-0 6.0 4 0 0 3 1 0 0.00 62
2002-09-16 @BOS W 6.0 4 0 0 3 1 0 81 62
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   16-6    Road:   11-8    ExtrInn: 3-2 
 vsRHP:  18-8    vsLHP:   9-6    1-Run:   9-3 
 vsEast:  4-2    vsCntrl:16-8    vsWest:  7-4  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 41 Mon, May 18   CHW  W   3-2       27-14  1st  3.5 up
 40 Sun, May 17   CHW  W   8-2       26-14  1st  3.0 up
 39 Sat, May 16   CHW  W   2-1       25-14  1st  2.0 up
 38 Fri, May 15   CHW  W   8-3       24-14  1st  2.0 up
 37 Thu, May 14   NYY  L   2-3       23-14  1st  1.0 up
 36 Wed, May 13   NYY  L   2-8       23-13  1st  1.0 up
 35 Tue, May 12   NYY  W   5-1       23-12  1st  1.0 up
 34 Sun, May 10  @OAK  W   5-0       22-12  1st  1.0 up
 33 Sat, May  9  @OAK  W   6-4       21-12  1st  1.0 up
 32 Fri, May  8  @OAK  L   3-5       20-12  1st    Tied
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:13-7    Last 30:19-11
RedSox, 22-16, 2nd, 3½ GB, 2 up in WC

SP: Tim Wakefield (42, RHP, 4-2, 4.03)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. TOR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (4-2) 44.2 38 20 20 21 27 3 4.03
2008 (10-11) 181.0 154 89 83 60 117 25 4.13
2007 (17-12) 189.0 191 104 100 64 110 22 4.76
Last 7 GS 4-2 44.2 38 20 20 21 27 3 4.03 52
2009-05-13 @LAA L 4.2 11 7 7 3 2 2 91 13
2009-05-07 CLE W 6.0 4 2 2 4 3 0 101 55
2009-05-02 @TBR W 5.0 7 5 5 2 5 1 101 36
2009-04-27 @CLE ND 7.0 1 0 0 4 5 0 112 76
2009-04-22 MIN W 7.0 5 1 1 1 4 0 102 66
2009-04-15 @OAK W 9.0 4 2 2 2 4 0 111 73
2009-04-10 @LAA L 6.0 6 3 3 5 4 0 99 47
Last 5 v.TOR 2-2 33.0 31 14 14 9 12 6 3.82 52
2008-09-12 TOR W 8.0 3 0 0 0 4 0 94 80
2008-05-01 TOR L 7.0 6 3 3 4 0 1 97 49
2008-04-04 @TOR ND 6.0 6 3 3 3 4 1 88 49
2007-09-17 @TOR L 6.0 7 4 4 2 2 2 73 42
2007-07-12 TOR W 6.0 9 4 4 0 2 2 89 40
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   13-4    Road:    9-12   ExtrInn: 2-2 
 vsRHP:  14-11   vsLHP:   8-5    1-Run:   6-7 
 vsEast: 13-6    vsCntrl: 5-2    vsWest:  4-8  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 38 Sun, May 17  @SEA  L   2-3       22-16  2nd  3.0 gb
 37 Sat, May 16  @SEA  W   5-3       22-15  2nd  2.0 gb
 36 Fri, May 15  @SEA  L   4-5       21-15  2nd  2.0 gb
 35 Thu, May 14  @LAA  L   4-5 (12)  21-14  2nd  1.0 gb
 34 Wed, May 13  @LAA  L   4-8       21-13  2nd  1.0 gb
 33 Tue, May 12  @LAA  W   4-3       21-12  2nd  1.0 gb
 32 Sun, May 10   TBR  W   4-3       20-12  2nd  1.0 gb
 31 Sat, May  9   TBR  L   5-14      19-12  2nd  1.0 gb
 30 Fri, May  8   TBR  W   7-3       19-11  1st    Tied
 29 Thu, May  7   CLE  W  13-3       18-11  2nd  1.0 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:20-10
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sun, Sep 21, 2008 BOS  3 @TOR  0        W:Daisuke Matsuzaka (18-2), L: Scott Richmond (0-3), S: Jonathan Papelbon (40)
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
Season Series: 2009 -  0-0; 2008 - Tied 9-9; 2007 - Tied 9-9; All-Time - BOS leads 248-201

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 2009 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

PHI  5.75

LAA  5.00

SDP  3.82

RA/G

LAD  3.85

TEX  4.84

WSN  6.50

BA

A. Hill  .345

  

V. Wells  .259

OBP

M. Scutaro  .415

  

V. Wells  .317

SLG

A. Hill  .565

  

V. Wells  .418

OPS

A. Hill  .947

  

V. Wells  .735

ERA

Z. Greinke  .60

J. Verlander  4.29

R. Nolasco  7.78

K/9IP

J. Verlander  12.35

K. Uehara  6.60

M. Pelfrey  2.41

Baseball-Reference.com-- Baseball's History: 1871-Now

Blue Jays Batters (5.71 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (5.00 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 49.Wakefield
G/S/vB
60.Bard
G/S/vB
17.Delcarmen
G/S/vB
62.Jones*
G/S/vB
63.Masterson
G/S/vB
37.Okajima*
G/S/vB
58.Papelbon
G/S/vB
36.Penny
G/S/vB
56.Ramirez
G/S/vB
24.Saito
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
20.Barajas G/S/vP 23/.625 ··· 2/1.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 5/.400 12/.583 2/2.500 ··· 126/88 .310/.339/.487/.825 1.145/.678 .998 83/.972 0/0 3/4
23.Bautista G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 9/.347 1/no AB 4/.500 92/48 .301/.427/.397/.824 .869/.771 .813 59/.900 3/0 1/0
13.Chavez G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 30/17 .241/.241/.241/.483 .667/.353 .333 27/.462 0/0 0/1
2.Hill G/S/vP 26/.679 ··· 8/.750 ··· ··· 1/.000 8/.250 5/.000 2/.500 1/.000 191/138 .345/.382/.565/.947 .947/.947 .942 119/.892 2/1 11/5
26.Lind* G/S/vP 6/.334 ··· 3/.666 ··· 1/.000 3/.000 6/.666 6/.000 1/.000 ··· 171/120 .322/.398/.553/.950 .843/.999 .923 106/.929 0/0 7/0
6.McDonald G/S/vP 26/.551 ··· 1/.000 ··· 3/.666 3/.000 3/.666 ··· ··· 1/.000 17/9 .235/.235/.235/.471 .500/.444 .222 14/.429 0/0 0/0
30.Millar G/S/vP 29/1.372 ··· 9/.111 ··· 1/2.000 7/.310 7/.286 3/.333 2/2.000 ··· 71/23 .299/.338/.463/.801 .747/.915 .771 47/.785 0/0 2/1
35.Overbay* G/S/vP 17/.666 ··· 10/.500 ··· ··· 7/.429 10/.400 3/.333 3/.667 ··· 112/94 .247/.357/.495/.852 .343/.959 .808 67/.705 0/0 5/0
15.Rios G/S/vP 40/.788 ··· 8/.500 ··· 4/1.167 5/1.150 8/.875 6/1.467 3/.666 2/.000 190/139 .265/.326/.429/.756 .729/.766 .636 120/.863 3/0 5/1
33.Rolen G/S/vP 13/.581 ··· ··· ··· 1/5.000 1/.000 4/.750 34/.730 4/.750 4/.250 147/98 .318/.381/.462/.843 1.088/.726 .843 91/.836 2/0 3/4
19.Scutaro G/S/vP 17/.791 ··· 4/.000 ··· 4/.833 1/2.000 4/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 195/140 .284/.415/.458/.873 1.109/.786 .944 123/.811 3/2 5/0
45.Snider* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 105/86 .240/.291/.396/.687 .728/.679 .903 66/.491 1/0 3/1
10.Wells G/S/vP 60/.644 ··· 10/.522 ··· 4/.500 5/2.000 13/.385 6/.000 1/.000 3/.000 186/137 .259/.317/.418/.735 .585/.786 .893 117/.715 6/0 5/0
IP 44.2 3.1 18.2 9.0 41.1 18.2 17.0 36.1 21.0 14.0 TOTAL .289/.357/.462/.820 .844/.809 .846 .805 20/3 51/20
ERA-K/9 4.03/5.4 0.00/2.7 0.96/7.2 8.00/7.0 4.57/7.6 2.89/10.6 1.06/10.1 6.69/5.0 0.86/4.7 3.86/7.7 4.77/7.5

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 200/.224 14/.250 83/.243 42/.270 182/.294 78/.182 77/.219 170/.302 75/.134 63/.286 .272
OPS .659 .536 .656 .882 .757 .619 .623 .887 .425 .780 .778
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 80/.761 5/1.100 49/.560 17/.548 102/.782 33/.545 44/.497 92/.910 45/.487 31/.472 .766
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 120/.591 9/.236 34/.791 25/1.131 80/.724 45/.674 33/.787 78/.861 30/.339 32/1.085 .790
Home 56/.604 / 40/.475 21/.937 79/.657 34/.710 34/.482 72/.929 31/.404 30/.646
Last 28d days 137/.732 14/.536 49/.716 38/.984 135/.818 53/.658 54/.586 126/.857 48/.499 43/.668
HR/SB/CS 3/8/0 0/1/0 0/3/1 2/0/0 3/5/3 2/0/0 1/7/0 5/8/0 1/3/0 2/3/0 38/49/10
Usage ·····X·· ···X·X·· ·X··o·X· ·····o·· ·X····X· ·oo·o··· ··o·X·X· ····X··· ·Xo·X·X· ···X·o··
RedSox Batters (5.47 RS/G) vs. Blue Jays Pitchers (4.24 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 56.Tallet*
G/S/vB
57.Camp
G/S/vB
39.Carlson*
G/S/vB
27.Cecil*
G/S/vB
37.Downs*
G/S/vB
54.Frasor
G/S/vB
22.League
G/S/vB
60.Ray
G/S/vB
52.Ryan*
G/S/vB
40.Wolfe
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
55.Bailey G/S/vP ··· 1/3.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 66/48 .182/.318/.364/.682 1.300/.450 1.119 66/.682 0/0 2/2
5.Baldelli G/S/vP 2/.000 2/1.000 1/.000 ··· 3/.000 4/.833 1/.000 ··· 11/1.295 ··· 37/11 .200/.243/.286/.529 .763/.000 .733 23/.536 0/0 1/0
44.Bay G/S/vP 2/2.000 2/.000 ··· ··· 7/.429 2/.000 3/.666 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 166/122 .295/.434/.629/1.063 .988/1.092 1.077 109/1.039 4/0 11/0
7.Drew* G/S/vP 4/.250 1/2.000 ··· ··· 12/.666 1/2.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 1/.000 138/101 .261/.384/.513/.897 .986/.864 .879 93/.858 0/1 6/1
46.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 2/.000 1/2.000 4/.250 ··· 4/.500 1/.000 1/3.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 170/124 .300/.331/.369/.700 .466/.788 .781 111/.749 16/4 1/0
22.Green G/S/vP 2/1.000 ··· ··· ··· 4/.833 5/.650 2/.000 ··· 5/.600 ··· 95/68 .302/.368/.430/.799 .733/.825 .884 67/.863 1/2 1/8
16.Kottaras* G/S/vP 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 34/24 .143/.265/.214/.479 .300/.556 .267 24/.408 0/0 0/0
25.Lowell G/S/vP 3/.000 6/.500 1/.000 ··· 7/1.000 9/1.181 1/2.000 ··· 5/.000 2/.000 156/117 .289/.321/.503/.824 .768/.842 1.022 102/.829 0/0 6/5
23.Lugo G/S/vP 4/1.417 3/.000 ··· ··· 6/2.633 8/1.500 2/.500 ··· 9/.583 2/1.000 54/44 .333/.407/.458/.866 1.378/.748 1.188 54/.866 1/0 1/3
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 8/1.825 8/1.792 2/.000 ··· 21/1.057 15/.498 5/1.000 ··· 20/.900 3/.000 157/107 .208/.318/.300/.618 .593/.628 .706 97/.657 0/1 0/
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 3/1.334 3/2.000 3/1.666 ··· 5/.400 6/.000 2/.000 ··· 5/.000 2/3.000 170/117 .317/.412/.414/.826 .695/.884 .906 108/.874 4/3 1/1
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 8/1.333 11/.697 ··· ··· 11/.818 10/.200 5/.400 ··· 18/.285 2/2.500 124/98 .231/.315/.454/.768 .918/.731 .857 83/.690 0/0 5/1
51.Velazquez G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/3 .000/.333/.000/.333 /.333 1/ 0/0 0/1
IP 42.1 15.0 21.0 20.0 19.1 14.0 18.0 20.0 6.2 3.0 TOTAL .274/.363/.449/.812 .818/.810 .918 .818 27/11 42/26
ERA-K/9 4.68/6.6 4.20/4.2 3.43/5.1 1.80/6.8 1.86/10.3 0.64/5.8 4.50/6.5 3.60/4.0 9.45/8.1 3.00/9.0 3.85/6.8

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 184/.206 66/.271 88/.221 80/.233 76/.178 49/.188 74/.250 80/.239 32/.320 12/.273 .242
OPS .732 .823 .640 .642 .457 .412 .702 .726 1.069 .614 .712
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 62/1.084 28/.745 38/.780 33/.400 20/.750 20/.100 31/.783 42/.722 14/.701 6/.567 .729
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 122/.565 38/.884 50/.537 47/.825 56/.348 29/.632 43/.639 38/.727 18/1.357 6/.667 .700
Road 99/.913 36/.937 35/.655 30/.448 24/.897 13/.308 24/.642 29/.988 10/1.414 /
Last 28d days 132/.753 37/.962 56/.695 80/.642 50/.573 31/.484 41/.497 80/.726 10/.971 12/.614
HR/SB/CS 7/1/0 2/0/0 2/1/0 2/1/1 1/0/1 0/1/0 1/4/0 3/4/1 2/1/1 0/0/0 41/28/9
Usage ····X··· ·····o·· Xo·XX··· ···X···· X·o·o··· ·o··Xo·· ·X··oX·· ··X····· ···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.