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Game Preview: TOR @ BOS, 1:35pm, Sunday, August 30, 2009 @Fenway Park II

Blue Jays, 58-69, 4th, 22 GB, 16 GB in WC

SP: Roy Halladay (32, RHP, 13-7, 3.03)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (13-7) 184.0 186 70 62 24 159 18 3.03
2008 (20-11) 246.0 220 88 76 39 206 18 2.78
2007 (16-7) 225.1 232 101 93 48 139 15 3.71
Last 7 GS 2-4 52.0 62 28 22 7 46 8 3.81 53
2009-08-24 TBR L 6.0 12 8 7 1 8 1 113 25
2009-08-19 BOS L 5.0 8 5 4 2 7 2 103 38
2009-08-14 @TBR W 8.0 8 2 1 0 6 1 111 66
2009-08-09 BAL W 8.0 9 3 2 1 4 0 107 57
2009-08-04 NYY L 9.0 10 5 4 0 5 3 103 54
2009-07-29 @SEA L 7.0 11 3 3 0 6 1 115 49
2009-07-24 TBR ND 9.0 4 2 1 3 10 0 115 80
Last 5 v.BOS 3-2 36.0 33 13 11 6 26 4 2.75 59
2009-08-19 BOS L 5.0 8 5 4 2 7 2 103 38
2009-07-19 BOS W 9.0 6 1 1 0 7 0 105 78
2008-09-20 BOS W 6.0 6 3 3 3 3 1 106 48
2008-09-14 @BOS L 7.0 6 3 2 0 5 0 116 60
2008-08-16 @BOS W 9.0 7 1 1 1 4 1 109 72
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   34-32   Road:   24-37   ExtrInn: 5-11
 vsRHP:  41-44   vsLHP:  17-25   1-Run:  16-24
 vsEast: 17-36   vsCntrl:19-11   vsWest: 15-11 IL: 7-11

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
127 Sat, Aug 29  @BOS  L   2-3       58-69  4th 22.0 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
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 7-13   Last 30:11-19
RedSox, 75-54, 2nd, 6 GB, 2½ up in WC

SP: Paul Byrd (38, RHP, 0-0, undef)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. TOR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2008 (11-12) 180.0 204 96 92 34 82 31 4.60
2007 (15-8) 192.1 239 107 98 28 88 27 4.59
2006 (10-9) 179.0 232 120 97 38 88 26 4.88
Last 7 GS 4-1 41.2 48 22 22 10 26 6 4.75 48
2008-09-24 CLE ND 5.0 11 4 4 1 4 0 89 32
2008-09-19 @TOR ND 6.0 6 3 3 1 2 0 98 49
2008-09-13 TOR L 5.0 10 5 5 0 3 1 59 30
2008-09-07 @TEX W 6.2 3 0 0 3 4 0 102 69
2008-09-01 BAL W 7.0 7 4 4 1 4 3 84 50
2008-08-27 @NYY W 6.0 5 2 2 2 5 0 106 57
2008-08-22 @TOR W 6.0 6 4 4 2 4 2 86 46
Last 5 v.TOR 2-2 33.1 38 18 18 3 11 5 4.86 47
2008-09-19 @TOR ND 6.0 6 3 3 1 2 0 98 49
2008-09-13 TOR L 5.0 10 5 5 0 3 1 59 30
2008-08-22 @TOR W 6.0 6 4 4 2 4 2 86 46
2008-08-16 TOR L 7.1 10 4 4 0 0 2 96 42
2008-08-09 @TOR W 9.0 6 2 2 0 2 0 94 69
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   44-21   Road:   31-33   ExtrInn: 4-6 
 vsRHP:  50-34   vsLHP:  25-20   1-Run:  21-15
 vsEast: 34-20   vsCntrl:19-7    vsWest: 11-20 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
129 Sat, Aug 29   TOR  W   3-2       75-54  2nd  6.0 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
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:13-7    Last 30:17-13
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Fri, Aug 28, 2009 BOS  6  TOR  5        W:Hideki Okajima (5-0), L: Brian Tallet (5-8), S: Jonathan Papelbon (31)
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)
Season Series: 2009 - BOS leads 10-4; 2008 - Tied 9-9; 2007 - Tied 9-9; All-Time - BOS leads 258-205

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

DET  4.61

SDP  3.87

RA/G

SFG  3.78

NYM  4.66

WSN  5.43

BA

J. Mauer  .372

A. Callaspo  .290

B. Schneider  .179

OBP

J. Mauer  .441

H. Matsui  .362

R. Cedeno  .239

SLG

A. Pujols  .666

J. Dye  .479

N. Punto  .257

OPS

A. Pujols  1.106

J. Rivera  .837

B. Giles  .548

ERA

C. Carpenter  2.20

J. Lannan  3.95

B. Penny  5.61

K/9IP

J. Verlander  10.49

D. Davis  6.79

J. Lannan  3.68

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Blue Jays Batters (4.76 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.53 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS
G/S/vB
60.Bard
G/S/vB
19.Beckett
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
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 13/.718 5/.400 18/1.633 5/.650 2/1.000 13/.672 1/.000 8/.250 5/1.000 1/.000 ··· 4/.000 29/.680 360/265 .243/.274/.415/.689 .827/.640 .744 66/.711 1/0 14/8
23.Bautista G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 2/.500 2/.000 1/.000 21/.745 1/.000 2/.000 4/.500 5/.400 ··· 2/.000 ··· 266/149 .229/.352/.321/.674 .796/.572 .649 53/.502 4/0 3/4
13.Chavez G/S/vP 1/.000 ··· 5/.200 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 135/95 .264/.280/.357/.637 .527/.682 .652 25/.572 1/1 2/2
2.Hill G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 31/1.119 10/.400 9/.666 19/.387 4/.000 10/.522 5/.650 4/.500 ··· 1/2.000 33/.656 583/430 .289/.326/.505/.831 .927/.797 .835 101/.802 4/2 31/7
26.Lind* G/S/vP 15/.667 2/1.000 11/1.364 8/.875 3/.666 15/.414 6/.000 9/.444 4/.250 2/1.000 ··· ··· 12/.334 526/373 .299/.361/.536/.897 .759/.956 .862 89/.841 1/1 25/1
6.McDonald G/S/vP 18/.222 1/3.000 6/1.417 1/3.000 1/.000 10/.347 3/.000 3/.666 1/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· 26/.551 55/28 .241/.255/.352/.606 .667/.546 .621 14/.522 0/1 1/2
15.Millar G/S/vP 13/.769 1/.000 20/.668 7/.286 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 19/1.158 2/1.500 39/.804 10/1.267 11/.455 15/.862 11/.273 13/.616 4/.500 1/.000 ··· 3/.000 23/.681 390/321 .272/.387/.478/.866 .562/.935 .841 74/.916 0/0 13/2
3.Ruiz G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 6/1.500 3/.666 ··· 3/.000 ··· 2/.500 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 63/54 .298/.365/.526/.891 .667/.933 .888 63/.891 1/0 4/
19.Scutaro G/S/vP 26/.788 1/.000 13/1.007 8/.375 5/.000 24/.739 2/2.000 6/.334 3/1.167 3/.000 ··· 2/.000 25/.818 585/428 .293/.388/.430/.818 .859/.803 .882 99/.789 10/4 11/4
45.Snider* G/S/vP 4/2.000 1/no AB 5/1.400 2/.000 1/.000 3/.000 1/.000 3/.333 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 147/119 .237/.310/.420/.730 .519/.777 .834 39/.859 1/1 6/3
10.Wells G/S/vP 28/.607 4/.833 38/1.213 9/.730 10/.522 24/.819 6/1.667 16/.438 3/1.667 5/.400 ··· 1/no AB 67/.624 538/400 .257/.309/.402/.711 .613/.743 .784 95/.752 14/3 13/0
IP 41.1 175.1 51.1 51.2 167.2 53.2 55.2 57.1 46.0 21.2 2.0 115.2 TOTAL .268/.333/.434/.766 .767/.766 .764 .767 62/19 153/67
ERA-K/9 /0.0 3.48/12.0 3.80/8.4 4.38/6.3 3.31/5.9 3.60/10.0 2.85/8.2 1.94/10.2 2.67/6.8 2.74/8.4 6.65/5.0 0.00/18.0 4.12/5.0 4.33/7.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA / 176/.220 719/.236 201/.295 229/.249 696/.242 220/.219 239/.229 247/.225 197/.232 110/.371 7/.000 501/.264 .266
OPS .662 .681 .826 .689 .666 .637 .658 .695 .673 1.025 .143 .723 .754
vs LHB (BF-OPS) / 79/.805 407/.700 88/.873 119/.516 182/.687 100/.447 127/.601 124/.840 103/.497 64/.701 2/.000 202/.685 .750
vs RHB (BF-OPS) / 97/.549 312/.656 113/.790 110/.872 514/.658 120/.806 112/.722 123/.545 94/.870 46/1.470 5/.200 299/.749 .757
Home / 75/.495 360/.632 80/.801 123/.650 326/.683 86/.728 123/.640 124/.836 98/.638 74/.905 7/.143 282/.741
Last 28d days / 51/1.104 134/.884 128/.855 48/.725 129/.513 38/.506 43/.671 67/.968 44/.463 110/1.025 7/.143 27/.605
HR/SB/CS // 4/4/0 22/12/2 6/4/0 1/7/1 16/14/6 5/0/0 5/10/1 6/6/0 5/7/2 4/1/0 0/1/0 8/15/2 129/122/20
Usage ·X·o·X·X ·X····X· X····X·· ··X·o··· ····X··· oo··Xo·· oX··XX·· ··oX·X·· ·X····o· ·····X·· ···X····
RedSox Batters (5.30 RS/G) vs. Blue Jays Pitchers (4.65 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 32.Halladay
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
44.Janssen
G/S/vB
22.League
G/S/vB
48.Richmond
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 16/1.009 4/1.500 1/.000 2/.000 4/.000 4/.833 1/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 3/.666 4/1.250 131/47 .263/.328/.441/.769 .805/.705 .757 18/.867 0/0 5/2
44.Bay G/S/vP 19/.983 7/.714 1/.000 5/2.467 7/.429 5/.200 5/1.000 6/.334 5/1.000 1/.000 7/1.071 3/1.667 9/.873 520/368 .258/.381/.528/.909 .900/.912 .949 83/1.086 12/2 29/0
7.Drew* G/S/vP 31/.794 4/1.750 2/.000 2/5.000 13/.616 1/2.000 6/1.133 3/.666 4/.500 1/.000 9/.661 3/.000 10/.425 448/336 .264/.380/.493/.874 .818/.892 .929 82/1.116 2/5 18/2
46.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 24/1.000 4/1.417 6/.533 6/.900 5/.400 1/.000 5/1.400 2/1.500 7/3.000 2/.500 5/1.167 ··· 11/.191 548/379 .300/.347/.410/.757 .738/.765 .768 120/.719 55/9 6/2
3.Gonzalez G/S/vP 8/.708 7/.453 ··· 2/1.000 6/1.000 5/.650 1/no AB 1/2.000 2/1.000 3/.000 2/1.000 ··· 1/.000 318/247 .221/.260/.331/.591 .526/.611 .581 92/.791 0/1 6/6
22.Green G/S/vP 9/.222 2/.000 ··· ··· 4/.833 6/.533 1/2.000 3/.000 1/.000 1/.000 6/.167 ··· 5/1.000 302/229 .233/.300/.367/.667 .626/.680 .761 43/.576 1/4 6/15
11.Kotchman* G/S/vP 18/.444 2/.000 4/.000 ··· 6/.167 4/.250 6/.500 ··· 2/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· 3/.666 377/266 .275/.347/.400/.747 .621/.800 .717 41/.617 1/0 7/0
25.Lowell G/S/vP 31/.791 10/.600 1/.000 5/1.400 9/1.334 10/1.056 8/.393 3/.666 1/3.000 ··· 6/.666 3/.333 10/.422 399/272 .300/.343/.503/.846 .892/.825 .991 75/.975 0/1 16/9
41.Martinez# G/S/vP 15/.884 15/.933 4/.500 10/.775 11/.764 6/.900 1/.000 5/2.100 5/1.000 2/.000 6/.900 2/.500 10/1.500 548/373 .289/.370/.474/.844 .835/.849 .742 108/.915 1/0 20/6
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 102/.856 11/1.420 3/.000 5/1.000 22/1.000 18/.478 5/.200 7/1.000 6/1.166 1/.000 7/2.285 3/.000 16/.983 501/349 .230/.321/.452/.773 .769/.774 .847 102/.872 0/2 22/1
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 38/.586 7/1.071 4/1.250 6/1.100 6/.334 6/.000 7/.572 3/.000 7/.310 1/.000 6/1.500 3/1.167 10/.786 566/406 .298/.371/.442/.813 .752/.836 .854 107/.890 17/7 10/6
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 81/.619 14/.630 ··· 2/5.000 13/.693 10/.200 2/2.500 6/.334 5/.000 1/.000 4/.750 ··· 11/1.080 372/264 .222/.331/.425/.756 .860/.720 .889 51/.524 0/0 14/3
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 59/.924 12/.349 1/.000 6/.900 6/.500 12/.250 11/.489 6/.167 6/.533 2/.000 8/2.750 3/1.000 8/.125 469/333 .305/.416/.555/.970 .980/.967 .934 87/.868 6/2 22/4
IP 184.0 63.1 53.2 78.0 37.1 44.1 31.0 61.0 106.1 25.2 136.2 55.1 129.0 TOTAL .266/.349/.453/.802 .810/.798 .852 .839 99/32 168/82
ERA-K/9 3.03/7.8 3.55/6.1 4.86/7.4 4.96/6.8 3.13/9.2 1.83/8.3 5.81/4.6 5.31/9.3 4.32/8.2 3.86/9.1 3.95/6.8 3.58/8.3 5.09/6.6 4.32/7.3

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 743/.263 267/.243 233/.263 349/.300 157/.243 169/.196 145/.341 252/.269 450/.250 109/.247 556/.271 234/.213 573/.256 .264
OPS .678 .706 .754 .872 .667 .497 .965 .777 .770 .609 .779 .662 .755 .761
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 409/.686 130/.746 96/.795 115/.885 43/.776 85/.626 71/.978 123/.861 274/.877 51/.827 166/.925 50/.649 170/.886 .792
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 334/.667 137/.667 137/.726 234/.863 114/.626 84/.364 74/.949 129/.694 176/.613 58/.427 390/.712 184/.665 403/.702 .739
Road 298/.687 122/.704 111/.738 156/.859 59/.907 86/.584 56/.705 108/.704 228/.768 46/.604 283/.797 116/.743 290/.796
Last 28d days 154/.861 52/.832 33/.806 60/1.041 8/.661 21/.349 22/.807 53/1.038 82/.867 55/.601 128/.805 116/.712 75/.888
HR/SB/CS 18/16/5 5/0/0 6/2/1 13/3/4 3/1/1 1/4/2 5/0/1 8/7/1 17/5/3 0/5/0 16/3/5 6/7/1 14/6/3 140/69/37
Usage ·····X·· ·X···X·o o··X··X· ····X··· X··Xo··· ····X··· o···o·o· X··X·X·· ·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.