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Game Preview: TOR @ BOS, 7:10pm, Saturday, August 29, 2009 @Fenway Park II

Blue Jays, 58-68, 4th, 21 GB, 15 GB in WC

SP: Ricky Romero (24, LHP, 11-5, 3.91)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (11-5) 131.1 134 58 57 52 99 16 3.91
Last 7 GS 4-1 40.0 49 25 24 17 22 4 5.40 43
2009-08-23 LAA W 6.0 8 2 2 2 2 0 107 48
2009-08-18 BOS ND 3.2 8 6 5 3 2 1 81 22
2009-08-12 @NYY ND 6.0 4 3 3 3 5 2 109 54
2009-08-07 BAL L 6.0 5 4 4 2 3 0 90 47
2009-08-02 @OAK W 7.0 8 2 2 1 5 0 102 57
2009-07-27 @SEA W 6.0 10 4 4 1 3 0 95 38
2009-07-22 CLE W 5.1 6 4 4 5 2 1 104 37
Last 5 v.BOS 0-2 12.0 19 15 14 13 15 4 10.50 31
2009-08-18 BOS ND 3.2 8 6 5 3 2 1 81 22
2009-07-17 BOS L 4.1 5 4 4 5 8 1 93 40
2009-05-31 BOS L 4.0 6 5 5 5 5 2 91 30
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   34-32   Road:   24-36   ExtrInn: 5-11
 vsRHP:  41-43   vsLHP:  17-25   1-Run:  16-23
 vsEast: 17-35   vsCntrl:19-11   vsWest: 15-11 IL: 7-11

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
126 Fri, Aug 28  @BOS  L   5-6       58-68  4th 21.0 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
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 7-13   Last 30:11-19
RedSox, 74-54, 2nd, 6 GB, 2½ up in WC

SP: Clay Buchholz (24, RHP, 2-3, 5.02)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. TOR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (2-3) 43.0 51 25 24 23 27 6 5.02
2008 (2-9) 76.0 93 63 57 41 72 11 6.75
2007 (3-1) 22.2 14 6 4 10 22 0 1.59
Last 7 GS 1-3 37.1 47 24 23 20 24 6 5.54 42
2009-08-24 CHW ND 4.2 6 7 7 3 3 2 92 24
2009-08-19 @TOR W 6.0 6 1 1 1 4 0 94 59
2009-08-13 DET L 7.0 5 2 1 3 3 1 100 61
2009-08-08 @NYY L 6.0 6 2 2 5 3 0 105 50
2009-08-02 @BAL ND 4.0 9 7 7 4 3 2 76 15
2009-07-28 OAK ND 5.2 9 2 2 2 5 0 107 46
2009-07-22 @TEX L 4.0 6 3 3 2 3 1 90 39
Last 5 v.TOR 2-2 21.1 21 8 6 8 19 0 2.53 53
2009-08-19 @TOR W 6.0 6 1 1 1 4 0 94 59
2009-07-17 @TOR W 5.2 4 1 1 3 3 0 103 57
2008-04-05 @TOR L 5.0 6 4 3 2 7 0 89 46
2007-09-19 @TOR L 4.2 5 2 1 2 5 0 68 51
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   43-21   Road:   31-33   ExtrInn: 4-6 
 vsRHP:  50-34   vsLHP:  24-20   1-Run:  20-15
 vsEast: 33-20   vsCntrl:19-7    vsWest: 11-20 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
128 Fri, Aug 28   TOR  W   6-5       74-54  2nd  6.0 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
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:12-8    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 9-4; 2008 - Tied 9-9; 2007 - Tied 9-9; All-Time - BOS leads 257-205

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  5.66

BAL  4.60

SDP  3.83

RA/G

LAD  3.80

NYM  4.66

WSN  5.45

BA

J. Mauer  .373

R. Roberts  .290

B. Giles  .191

OBP

J. Mauer  .442

W. Harris  .361

R. Cedeno  .240

SLG

A. Pujols  .663

B. Butler  .478

N. Punto  .257

OPS

A. Pujols  1.104

T. Hafner  .833

B. Giles  .548

ERA

C. Carpenter  2.20

M. Buehrle  3.92

F. Liriano  5.80

K/9IP

J. Verlander  10.49

D. Davis  6.79

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 61.Buchholz
G/S/vB
60.Bard
G/S/vB
19.Beckett
G/S/vB
17.Delcarmen
G/S/vB
31.Lester*
G/S/vB
37.Okajima*
G/S/vB
58.Papelbon
G/S/vB
56.Ramirez
G/S/vB
24.Saito
G/S/vB
63.Tazawa
G/S/vB
13.Wagner*
G/S/vB
49.Wakefield
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
20.Barajas G/S/vP 5/.650 4/.500 15/1.467 2/1.000 13/.672 1/.000 7/.286 5/1.000 1/.000 ··· 4/.000 29/.680 355/260 .243/.272/.408/.680 .827/.627 .727 61/.663 1/0 14/8
23.Bautista G/S/vP 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 21/.745 1/.000 2/.000 4/.500 4/.500 ··· 2/.000 ··· 262/145 .233/.354/.326/.680 .796/.580 .663 49/.520 4/0 3/4
13.Chavez G/S/vP ··· ··· 5/.200 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 135/95 .264/.280/.357/.637 .527/.682 .652 29/.667 1/1 2/1
2.Hill G/S/vP 10/.400 1/.000 28/.986 9/.666 19/.387 3/.000 10/.522 5/.650 3/.000 ··· 1/2.000 33/.656 578/426 .286/.324/.498/.822 .934/.783 .818 101/.782 4/2 31/7
26.Lind* G/S/vP 8/.875 2/1.000 8/1.875 3/.666 15/.414 6/.000 8/.500 4/.250 1/.000 ··· ··· 12/.334 521/368 .300/.363/.539/.902 .759/.964 .871 88/.828 1/1 25/1
6.McDonald G/S/vP 1/3.000 ··· 6/1.417 1/.000 10/.347 3/.000 3/.666 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 26/.551 53/26 .231/.245/.327/.572 .667/.471 .556 12/.348 0/1 1/2
15.Millar G/S/vP 7/.286 1/.000 20/.668 10/.100 30/.508 8/.268 7/.286 5/.650 ··· ··· 3/3.000 35/1.389 225/97 .229/.311/.378/.689 .762/.592 .688 20/.900 0/0 6/4
35.Overbay* G/S/vP 10/1.267 2/1.500 36/.784 11/.455 15/.862 11/.273 12/.500 4/.500 ··· ··· 3/.000 23/.681 385/316 .270/.387/.476/.864 .562/.934 .836 73/.985 0/0 13/2
3.Ruiz G/S/vP 3/.666 1/.000 3/2.667 ··· 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 8/.375 1/.000 10/.800 5/.000 24/.739 2/2.000 6/.334 3/1.167 3/.000 ··· 2/.000 25/.818 582/425 .291/.385/.429/.814 .859/.797 .874 101/.750 10/4 11/4
45.Snider* G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· 2/3.500 1/.000 3/.000 1/.000 2/.500 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 142/114 .244/.314/.433/.747 .519/.800 .889 34/.954 1/1 6/3
10.Wells G/S/vP 9/.730 3/1.167 35/1.271 10/.522 24/.819 6/1.667 15/.333 3/1.667 5/.400 ··· 1/no AB 67/.624 533/395 .257/.308/.403/.711 .613/.744 .785 94/.768 14/3 13/0
IP 43.0 41.1 175.1 51.2 167.2 53.2 55.0 57.1 46.0 21.2 2.0 115.2 TOTAL .268/.332/.433/.765 .768/.764 .762 .762 62/19 151/67
ERA-K/9 5.02/5.7 3.48/12.0 3.80/8.4 3.31/5.9 3.60/10.0 2.68/8.2 1.96/10.3 2.67/6.8 2.74/8.4 6.65/5.0 0.00/18.0 4.12/5.0 4.32/7.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 201/.295 170/.221 693/.235 229/.249 696/.242 219/.221 233/.224 247/.225 192/.227 110/.371 7/.000 501/.264 .266
OPS .826 .660 .670 .689 .666 .640 .652 .695 .669 1.025 .143 .723 .753
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 88/.873 78/.797 398/.709 119/.516 182/.687 100/.447 124/.599 124/.840 101/.486 64/.701 2/.000 202/.685 .751
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 113/.790 92/.545 295/.617 110/.872 514/.658 119/.813 109/.711 123/.545 91/.878 46/1.470 5/.200 299/.749 .754
Home 80/.801 69/.476 334/.605 123/.650 326/.683 85/.737 117/.627 124/.836 93/.629 74/.905 7/.143 282/.741
Last 28d days 128/.855 48/1.071 135/.805 48/.725 129/.513 41/.570 37/.634 67/.968 39/.416 110/1.025 7/.143 27/.605
HR/SB/CS 6/4/0 4/4/0 20/12/2 1/7/1 16/14/6 5/0/0 5/10/1 6/6/0 5/7/2 4/1/0 0/1/0 8/15/2 127/122/20
Usage ····X··· X·o·X·X· X····X·· ·X·o···o ···X···· o··Xo··· X··XX··· ·oX·X··X X····o·o ·X····X· ····X··· ··X·····
RedSox Batters (5.32 RS/G) vs. Blue Jays Pitchers (4.66 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 24.Romero*
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
48.Richmond
G/S/vB
33.Roenicke
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 2/.000 4/1.500 1/.000 2/.000 4/.000 4/.833 16/1.009 1/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· 3/.666 4/1.250 131/47 .263/.328/.441/.769 .805/.705 .757 20/.938 0/0 5/2
44.Bay G/S/vP 7/1.071 6/.834 1/.000 5/2.467 7/.429 5/.200 19/.983 5/1.000 6/.334 2/.000 1/.000 3/1.667 9/.873 516/364 .258/.382/.523/.905 .900/.907 .943 82/1.080 12/2 29/0
7.Drew* G/S/vP 9/.661 3/1.334 2/.000 2/5.000 13/.616 1/2.000 31/.794 6/1.133 3/.666 1/.000 1/.000 3/.000 10/.425 444/332 .261/.379/.491/.870 .818/.887 .922 78/1.108 2/4 18/2
46.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 5/1.167 3/1.334 6/.533 6/.900 5/.400 1/.000 24/1.000 5/1.400 2/1.500 4/3.333 1/no AB ··· 11/.191 543/374 .298/.343/.407/.750 .738/.754 .751 121/.692 55/9 6/2
3.Gonzalez G/S/vP 2/1.000 7/.453 ··· 2/1.000 6/1.000 5/.650 8/.708 1/no AB 1/2.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 315/244 .220/.260/.331/.591 .526/.610 .579 93/.768 0/1 6/6
22.Green G/S/vP 6/.167 2/.000 ··· ··· 4/.833 6/.533 9/.222 1/2.000 3/.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 5/1.000 302/229 .233/.300/.367/.667 .626/.680 .761 43/.576 1/4 6/15
11.Kotchman* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 4/.000 ··· 6/.167 4/.250 18/.444 6/.500 ··· 2/.000 2/.000 ··· 3/.666 376/265 .275/.348/.401/.750 .621/.803 .721 40/.633 1/0 7/0
25.Lowell G/S/vP 6/.666 10/.600 1/.000 5/1.400 9/1.334 10/1.056 31/.791 8/.393 3/.666 1/3.000 ··· 3/.333 10/.422 399/272 .300/.343/.503/.846 .892/.825 .991 75/.975 0/1 16/9
41.Martinez# G/S/vP 6/.900 15/.933 4/.500 10/.775 11/.764 6/.900 15/.884 1/.000 5/2.100 2/1.500 1/.000 2/.500 10/1.500 544/369 .290/.371/.476/.847 .835/.853 .746 109/.906 1/0 20/6
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 7/2.285 11/1.420 3/.000 5/1.000 22/1.000 18/.478 102/.856 5/.200 7/1.000 3/1.666 1/.000 3/.000 15/.945 497/346 .230/.320/.452/.772 .765/.775 .847 103/.858 0/2 22/1
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 6/1.500 6/1.267 4/1.250 6/1.100 6/.334 6/.000 38/.586 7/.572 3/.000 4/.000 ··· 3/1.167 10/.786 561/401 .299/.372/.444/.817 .752/.841 .863 107/.932 17/7 10/6
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 4/.750 13/.581 ··· 2/5.000 13/.693 10/.200 81/.619 2/2.500 6/.334 3/.000 ··· ··· 11/1.080 368/260 .224/.332/.428/.760 .860/.725 .898 52/.533 0/0 14/3
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 8/2.750 12/.349 1/.000 6/.900 6/.500 12/.250 59/.924 11/.489 6/.167 3/.333 1/.000 3/1.000 8/.125 465/329 .306/.417/.558/.975 .980/.973 .942 88/.991 5/2 22/4
IP 131.1 63.1 53.1 78.0 36.1 44.1 184.0 31.0 59.2 106.1 25.2 55.1 129.0 TOTAL .266/.349/.453/.801 .809/.798 .853 .850 99/32 167/82
ERA-K/9 3.91/6.8 3.55/6.1 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 4.32/8.2 3.86/9.1 3.58/8.3 5.09/6.6 4.30/7.3

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 556/.271 261/.242 233/.263 349/.300 157/.243 169/.196 743/.263 145/.341 252/.269 425/.242 103/.264 234/.213 572/.256 .264
OPS .779 .700 .754 .872 .667 .497 .678 .965 .777 .758 .646 .662 .754 .761
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 166/.925 126/.723 96/.795 115/.885 43/.776 85/.626 409/.686 71/.978 123/.861 260/.874 48/.883 50/.649 169/.882 .791
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 390/.712 135/.678 137/.726 234/.863 114/.626 84/.364 334/.667 74/.949 129/.694 165/.586 55/.451 184/.665 403/.702 .739
Road 283/.797 116/.690 111/.738 156/.859 59/.907 86/.584 298/.687 56/.705 108/.704 203/.744 40/.703 116/.743 289/.793
Last 28d days 128/.805 46/.811 33/.806 87/.899 11/.955 23/.317 154/.861 22/.807 56/.979 57/.824 49/.680 116/.712 74/.880
HR/SB/CS 16/3/5 5/0/0 6/2/1 13/3/4 3/1/1 1/4/2 18/16/5 5/0/1 8/7/1 16/5/3 0/5/0 6/7/1 14/6/3 139/69/37
Usage ·····X·· X···X·o· ··X··X·· ···X···· ··Xo···· ···X···· ····X··· ···o·o·o ··X·X··o X·····X· X··X·X·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.