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Game Preview: TOR @ BOS, 7:10pm, Friday, August 28, 2009 @Fenway Park II

Blue Jays, 58-67, 4th, 20 GB, 14 GB in WC

SP: Scott Richmond (29, RHP, 6-7, 4.09)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (6-7) 101.1 93 50 46 38 91 16 4.09
2008 (1-3) 27.0 32 12 12 2 20 2 4.00
Last 7 GS 2-4 42.2 39 24 22 18 43 7 4.64 52
2009-08-22 LAA L 7.0 6 4 4 3 10 1 113 56
2009-08-11 @NYY ND 6.0 8 3 3 2 8 0 97 50
2009-07-31 @OAK L 3.0 7 6 4 3 2 0 86 24
2009-06-30 TBR L 7.0 6 3 3 5 7 3 108 55
2009-06-24 CIN W 7.0 2 2 2 2 3 1 104 66
2009-06-17 @PHI W 8.0 5 1 1 1 11 1 107 78
2009-06-06 KCR L 4.2 5 5 5 2 2 1 70 34
Last 5 v.BOS 0-1 5.0 5 3 3 1 4 1 5.40 48
2008-09-21 BOS L 5.0 5 3 3 1 4 1 83 48
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   34-32   Road:   24-35   ExtrInn: 5-11
 vsRHP:  41-42   vsLHP:  17-25   1-Run:  16-22
 vsEast: 17-34   vsCntrl:19-11   vsWest: 15-11 IL: 7-11

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
125 Wed, Aug 26   TBR  W   3-2       58-67  4th 20.5 gb
124 Tue, Aug 25   TBR  L   3-7       57-67  4th 20.5 gb
123 Mon, Aug 24   TBR  L   7-12      57-66  4th 20.5 gb
122 Sun, Aug 23   LAA  W   8-3       57-65  4th 20.0 gb
121 Sat, Aug 22   LAA  L   3-7       56-65  4th 20.0 gb
120 Fri, Aug 21   LAA  W   5-4       56-64  4th 20.0 gb
119 Thu, Aug 20   BOS  L   1-8       55-64  4th 20.0 gb
118 Wed, Aug 19   BOS  L   1-6       55-63  4th 19.5 gb
117 Tue, Aug 18   BOS  L   9-10      55-62  4th 18.5 gb
116 Sun, Aug 16  @TBR  L   2-5       55-61  4th 18.0 gb
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 7-13   Last 30:11-19
RedSox, 73-54, 2nd, 6 GB, 1½ up in WC

SP: Josh Beckett (29, RHP, 14-5, 3.65)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. TOR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (14-5) 170.1 150 76 69 43 154 20 3.65
2008 (12-10) 174.1 173 80 78 34 172 18 4.03
2007 (20-7) 200.2 189 76 73 40 194 17 3.27
Last 7 GS 3-2 49.1 46 24 24 8 44 10 4.38 55
2009-08-23 NYY L 8.0 9 8 8 0 5 5 120 37
2009-08-18 @TOR ND 5.1 9 7 7 1 4 3 99 25
2009-08-12 DET W 7.0 3 2 2 1 6 2 97 68
2009-08-07 @NYY ND 7.0 4 0 0 2 7 0 115 74
2009-08-01 @BAL W 7.0 6 0 0 2 5 0 107 68
2009-07-27 OAK W 7.0 8 3 3 1 10 0 103 58
2009-07-21 @TEX L 8.0 7 4 4 1 7 0 104 58
Last 5 v.TOR 1-3 28.1 32 25 25 10 28 6 7.94 41
2009-08-18 @TOR ND 5.1 9 7 7 1 4 3 99 25
2008-08-17 TOR L 2.1 8 8 8 1 3 1 55 11
2008-04-06 @TOR L 4.2 3 5 5 4 6 1 92 40
2007-09-04 TOR W 8.0 5 3 3 2 7 1 117 65
2007-07-15 TOR L 8.0 7 2 2 2 8 0 118 66
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   42-21   Road:   31-33   ExtrInn: 4-6 
 vsRHP:  49-34   vsLHP:  24-20   1-Run:  19-15
 vsEast: 32-20   vsCntrl:19-7    vsWest: 11-20 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
127 Thu, Aug 27   CHW  L   5-9       73-54  2nd  6.0 gb
126 Wed, Aug 26   CHW  W   3-2       73-53  2nd  6.0 gb
125 Tue, Aug 25   CHW  W   6-3       72-53  2nd  6.0 gb
124 Mon, Aug 24   CHW  W  12-8       71-53  2nd  7.0 gb
123 Sun, Aug 23   NYY  L   4-8       70-53  2nd  7.5 gb
122 Sat, Aug 22   NYY  W  14-1       70-52  2nd  6.5 gb
121 Fri, Aug 21   NYY  L  11-20      69-52  2nd  7.5 gb
120 Thu, Aug 20  @TOR  W   8-1       69-51  2nd  6.5 gb
119 Wed, Aug 19  @TOR  W   6-1       68-51  2nd  7.0 gb
118 Tue, Aug 18  @TOR  W  10-9       67-51  2nd  7.0 gb
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:16-14
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Thu, Aug 20, 2009 BOS  8 @TOR  1        W:Jon Lester (10-7), L: Brett Cecil (5-2), S: none
Wed, Aug 19, 2009 BOS  6 @TOR  1        W:Clay Buchholz (2-3), L: Roy Halladay (13-6), S: none
Tue, Aug 18, 2009 BOS 10 @TOR  9        W:Hideki Okajima (4-0), L: Casey Janssen (2-4), S: Jonathan Papelbon (29)
Sun, Jul 19, 2009 TOR  3  BOS  1        W:Roy Halladay (11-3), L: Jon Lester (8-7), S: none
Sat, Jul 18, 2009 TOR  6  BOS  2        W:Marc Rzepczynski (1-1), L: Brad Penny (6-4), S: none
Fri, Jul 17, 2009 BOS  4 @TOR  1        W:Clay Buchholz (1-0), L: Ricky Romero (7-4), S: Jonathan Papelbon (24)
Sun, May 31, 2009 BOS  8 @TOR  2        W:Jon Lester (4-5), L: Ricky Romero (2-2), S: none
Sat, May 30, 2009 TOR  5  BOS  3        W:Brian Tallet (3-3), L: Ramon Ramirez (4-2), S: Scott Downs (7)
Fri, May 29, 2009 TOR  6  BOS  3        W:Casey Janssen (1-1), L: Tim Wakefield (6-3), S: Scott Downs (6)
Thu, May 21, 2009 BOS  5  TOR  1        W:Jon Lester (3-4), L: Robert Ray (1-2), S: none
Season Series: 2009 - BOS leads 8-4; 2008 - Tied 9-9; 2007 - Tied 9-9; All-Time - BOS leads 256-205

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

LAA  5.70

CHW  4.61

SDP  3.85

RA/G

SFG  3.76

NYM  4.67

WSN  5.46

BA

J. Mauer  .373

C. Gonzalez  .290

B. Schneider  .179

OBP

J. Mauer  .442

G. Beckham  .363

R. Cedeno  .237

SLG

A. Pujols  .666

J. Dye  .479

N. Punto  .257

OPS

A. Pujols  1.107

C. McGehee  .838

R. Andino  .541

ERA

C. Carpenter  2.16

M. Buehrle  3.92

F. Liriano  5.80

K/9IP

J. Verlander  10.49

C. Lee  6.84

J. Lannan  3.75

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Blue Jays Batters (4.78 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.55 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 19.Beckett
G/S/vB
60.Bard
G/S/vB
61.Buchholz
G/S/vB
17.Delcarmen
G/S/vB
31.Lester*
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
63.Tazawa
G/S/vB
49.Wakefield
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
20.Barajas G/S/vP 15/1.467 4/.500 5/.650 2/1.000 13/.672 1/.000 7/.286 15/.600 5/1.000 1/.000 ··· 29/.680 355/260 .243/.272/.408/.680 .827/.627 .727 65/.668 1/0 13/8
23.Bautista G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 2/.000 1/.000 21/.745 1/.000 2/.000 14/.445 4/.500 4/.500 ··· ··· 262/145 .233/.354/.326/.680 .796/.580 .663 53/.479 4/0 3/4
13.Chavez G/S/vP 5/.200 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 5/.400 ··· ··· ··· ··· 135/95 .264/.280/.357/.637 .527/.682 .652 29/.667 1/1 2/1
2.Hill G/S/vP 28/.986 1/.000 10/.400 9/.666 19/.387 3/.000 10/.522 15/.400 5/.650 3/.000 ··· 33/.656 578/426 .286/.324/.498/.822 .934/.783 .818 106/.816 4/2 30/7
26.Lind* G/S/vP 8/1.875 2/1.000 8/.875 3/.666 15/.414 6/.000 8/.500 15/.800 4/.250 1/.000 ··· 12/.334 521/368 .300/.363/.539/.902 .759/.964 .871 93/.883 1/1 25/1
6.McDonald G/S/vP 6/1.417 ··· 1/3.000 1/.000 10/.347 3/.000 3/.666 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 26/.551 53/26 .231/.245/.327/.572 .667/.471 .556 16/.258 0/1 1/2
15.Millar G/S/vP 20/.668 1/.000 7/.286 10/.100 30/.508 8/.268 7/.286 5/.200 5/.650 ··· ··· 35/1.389 225/97 .229/.311/.378/.689 .762/.592 .688 24/.825 0/0 6/4
35.Overbay* G/S/vP 36/.784 2/1.500 10/1.267 11/.455 15/.862 11/.273 12/.500 12/1.053 4/.500 ··· ··· 23/.681 385/316 .270/.387/.476/.864 .562/.934 .836 73/.985 0/0 13/2
3.Ruiz G/S/vP 3/2.667 1/.000 3/.666 ··· 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 58/49 .315/.362/.556/.918 .667/.967 .952 58/.918 1/0 4/
19.Scutaro G/S/vP 10/.800 1/.000 8/.375 5/.000 24/.739 2/2.000 6/.334 10/.633 3/1.167 3/.000 ··· 25/.818 582/425 .291/.385/.429/.814 .859/.797 .874 104/.800 10/4 11/4
45.Snider* G/S/vP 2/3.500 ··· 2/.000 1/.000 3/.000 1/.000 2/.500 3/.666 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 142/114 .244/.314/.433/.747 .519/.800 .889 34/.954 1/1 6/3
10.Wells G/S/vP 35/1.271 3/1.167 9/.730 10/.522 24/.819 6/1.667 15/.333 12/.166 3/1.667 5/.400 ··· 67/.624 533/395 .257/.308/.403/.711 .613/.744 .785 98/.734 14/3 13/0
IP 170.1 39.2 43.0 51.2 167.2 53.1 54.0 131.2 57.1 45.0 21.2 115.2 TOTAL .268/.332/.433/.765 .768/.764 .762 .762 62/19 151/67
ERA-K/9 3.65/8.1 3.63/11.8 5.02/5.7 3.31/5.9 3.60/10.0 2.70/8.3 2.00/10.0 5.61/6.1 2.67/6.8 2.80/8.2 6.65/5.0 4.12/5.0 4.29/7.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 693/.235 170/.221 201/.295 222/.253 696/.242 219/.221 233/.224 590/.299 241/.217 192/.227 86/.338 501/.264 .265
OPS .670 .660 .826 .703 .666 .640 .652 .838 .686 .669 .952 .723 .751
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 398/.709 78/.797 88/.873 116/.511 182/.687 100/.447 124/.599 298/.808 121/.827 101/.486 53/.659 202/.685 .751
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 295/.617 92/.545 113/.790 106/.908 514/.658 119/.813 109/.711 292/.868 120/.542 91/.878 33/1.415 299/.749 .751
Home 334/.605 69/.476 80/.801 116/.673 326/.683 85/.737 117/.627 315/.798 118/.827 93/.629 50/.724 282/.741
Last 28d days 135/.805 48/1.071 128/.855 41/.813 129/.513 46/.561 40/.583 101/.953 66/.915 39/.416 86/.952 27/.605
HR/SB/CS 20/12/2 4/4/0 6/4/0 1/7/1 16/14/6 5/0/0 5/10/1 17/27/2 6/6/0 5/7/2 3/0/0 8/15/2 126/121/20
Usage ····X··· ·o·X·X·· ···X···· X·o···o· ··X····X ··Xo···· ··XX···· oX·X··X· ····o·o· X····X·· ·X······
RedSox Batters (5.31 RS/G) vs. Blue Jays Pitchers (4.65 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
27.Cecil*
G/S/vB
37.Downs*
G/S/vB
54.Frasor
G/S/vB
32.Halladay
G/S/vB
44.Janssen
G/S/vB
22.League
G/S/vB
33.Roenicke
G/S/vB
24.Romero*
G/S/vB
34.Rzepczynski*
G/S/vB
56.Tallet*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
5.Baldelli G/S/vP ··· 4/1.500 1/.000 2/.000 4/.000 4/.833 16/1.009 1/.000 2/.000 ··· 2/.000 3/.666 4/1.250 129/45 .267/.333/.448/.782 .805/.739 .786 21/.889 0/0 5/2
44.Bay G/S/vP 2/.000 6/.834 1/.000 5/2.467 7/.429 5/.200 19/.983 5/1.000 6/.334 1/.000 7/1.071 3/1.667 9/.873 512/363 .258/.381/.522/.903 .909/.901 .939 82/1.066 12/2 28/0
7.Drew* G/S/vP 1/.000 3/1.334 2/.000 2/5.000 13/.616 1/2.000 31/.794 6/1.133 3/.666 1/.000 9/.661 3/.000 10/.425 440/330 .258/.376/.473/.849 .782/.871 .878 74/.991 2/4 18/2
46.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 4/3.333 3/1.334 6/.533 6/.900 5/.400 1/.000 24/1.000 5/1.400 2/1.500 1/no AB 5/1.167 ··· 11/.191 540/374 .295/.341/.405/.746 .726/.754 .744 123/.724 55/9 6/2
13.Gonzalez G/S/vP ··· 7/.453 ··· 2/1.000 6/1.000 5/.650 8/.708 1/no AB 1/2.000 2/.000 2/1.000 ··· 1/.000 311/242 .219/.260/.322/.581 .466/.616 .560 93/.714 0/1 6/6
22.Green G/S/vP 1/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· 4/.833 6/.533 9/.222 1/2.000 3/.000 1/.000 6/.167 ··· 5/1.000 302/229 .233/.300/.367/.667 .626/.680 .761 47/.530 1/4 6/15
11.Kotchman* G/S/vP 2/.000 1/.000 4/.000 ··· 6/.167 4/.250 18/.444 6/.500 ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 3/.666 375/265 .276/.349/.402/.752 .627/.803 .725 39/.651 1/0 7/0
25.Lowell G/S/vP 1/3.000 10/.600 1/.000 5/1.400 9/1.334 10/1.056 31/.791 8/.393 3/.666 ··· 6/.666 3/.333 10/.422 396/271 .302/.346/.507/.853 .907/.828 1.008 76/.989 0/1 16/9
41.Martinez# G/S/vP 2/1.500 15/.933 4/.500 10/.775 11/.764 6/.900 15/.884 1/.000 5/2.100 1/.000 6/.900 2/.500 10/1.500 540/368 .292/.374/.480/.854 .852/.856 .761 105/.943 1/0 20/6
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 3/1.666 11/1.420 3/.000 5/1.000 22/1.000 18/.478 102/.856 5/.200 7/1.000 1/.000 7/2.285 3/.000 15/.945 493/345 .227/.318/.450/.768 .767/.768 .840 103/.881 0/2 22/1
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 4/.000 6/1.267 4/1.250 6/1.100 6/.334 6/.000 38/.586 7/.572 3/.000 ··· 6/1.500 3/1.167 10/.786 556/399 .300/.374/.447/.821 .753/.846 .872 106/.941 17/7 10/6
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 3/.000 13/.581 ··· 2/5.000 13/.693 10/.200 81/.619 2/2.500 6/.334 ··· 4/.750 ··· 11/1.080 368/260 .224/.332/.428/.760 .860/.725 .898 56/.515 0/0 14/3
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 3/.333 12/.349 1/.000 6/.900 6/.500 12/.250 59/.924 11/.489 6/.167 1/.000 8/2.750 3/1.000 8/.125 461/328 .308/.419/.562/.981 1.005/.971 .953 88/1.088 5/2 22/4
IP 101.1 62.1 53.1 78.0 36.1 44.1 184.0 31.0 59.2 23.2 131.1 55.1 129.0 TOTAL .266/.349/.452/.801 .810/.797 .852 .852 99/32 164/81
ERA-K/9 4.09/8.1 3.61/6.1 4.89/7.3 4.96/6.8 3.22/9.2 1.83/8.3 3.03/7.8 5.81/4.6 5.43/9.2 4.18/9.1 3.91/6.8 3.58/8.3 5.02/6.6 4.30/7.3

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 425/.242 261/.242 233/.263 349/.300 157/.243 169/.196 743/.263 145/.341 252/.269 103/.264 556/.271 234/.213 572/.256 .264
OPS .758 .700 .754 .872 .667 .497 .678 .965 .777 .646 .779 .662 .754 .761
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 260/.874 126/.723 96/.795 115/.885 43/.776 85/.626 409/.686 71/.978 123/.861 48/.883 166/.925 50/.649 169/.882 .791
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 165/.586 135/.678 137/.726 234/.863 114/.626 84/.364 334/.667 74/.949 129/.694 55/.451 390/.712 184/.665 403/.702 .739
Road 203/.744 116/.690 111/.738 156/.859 59/.907 86/.584 298/.687 56/.705 108/.704 40/.703 283/.797 116/.743 289/.793
Last 28d days 76/.889 50/.815 36/.735 87/.899 11/.955 23/.317 154/.861 22/.807 56/.979 49/.680 128/.805 116/.712 90/.812
HR/SB/CS 16/5/3 5/0/0 6/2/1 13/3/4 3/1/1 1/4/2 18/16/5 5/0/1 8/7/1 0/5/0 16/3/5 6/7/1 14/6/3 139/69/37
Usage ·····X·· ···X·o·X ·X··X··o ··X····X ·Xo····· ··X····· ···X···· ··o·o·o· ·X·X··o· ··X·X·X· ····X··· ·X····X· ··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.