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Game Preview: BOS @ TOR, 7:07pm, Friday, May 29, 2009 @Rogers Centre

RedSox, 28-20, 1st, ½ up

SP: Tim Wakefield (42, RHP, 6-2, 3.99)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. TOR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (6-2) 58.2 50 26 26 27 33 5 3.99
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 5-1 43.2 40 21 21 20 25 5 4.33 50
2009-05-24 NYM W 6.0 7 5 5 4 3 1 94 37
2009-05-19 TOR W 8.0 5 1 1 2 3 1 97 69
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
Last 5 v.TOR 2-2 35.0 27 11 11 11 13 5 2.83 58
2009-05-19 TOR W 8.0 5 1 1 2 3 1 97 69
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
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   17-6    Road:   11-14   ExtrInn: 2-2 
 vsRHP:  17-14   vsLHP:  11-6    1-Run:   8-8 
 vsEast: 16-6    vsCntrl: 7-4    vsWest:  4-8  IL: 1-2 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 48 Thu, May 28  @MIN  W   3-1       28-20  1st  0.5 up
 47 Wed, May 27  @MIN  L   2-4       27-20  1st    Tied
 46 Tue, May 26  @MIN  L   2-5       27-19  1st  1.0 up
 45 Mon, May 25  @MIN  W   6-5       27-18  1st  1.0 up
 44 Sun, May 24   NYM  W  12-5       26-18  1st  0.5 up
 43 Sat, May 23   NYM  L   2-3       25-18  2nd  0.5 gb
 42 Fri, May 22   NYM  L   3-5       25-17  2nd  0.5 gb
 41 Thu, May 21   TOR  W   5-1       25-16  2nd  0.5 gb
 40 Wed, May 20   TOR  W   8-3       24-16  2nd  1.5 gb
 39 Tue, May 19   TOR  W   2-1       23-16  2nd  2.5 gb
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:16-14
Blue Jays, 27-23, 3rd, 2 GB, 1½ GB in WC

SP: Casey Janssen (27, RHP, 0-1, 4.50)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (0-1) 6.0 8 3 3 1 0 0 4.50
2007 (2-3) 72.2 67 22 19 20 39 4 2.35
2006 (6-10) 94.0 103 58 53 21 44 12 5.07
Last 7 GS 1-6 35.1 44 27 25 10 10 7 6.37 40
2009-05-23 @ATL L 6.0 8 3 3 1 0 0 78 43
2006-07-24 @SEA L 3.1 5 6 6 2 1 1 65 25
2006-07-19 TEX L 6.2 6 5 4 2 2 1 86 44
2006-07-14 SEA L 4.0 5 3 2 2 0 0 75 40
2006-07-05 @TEX L 3.1 7 5 5 0 1 3 49 27
2006-06-30 PHI W 6.0 5 0 0 2 3 0 107 63
2006-06-23 NYM L 6.0 8 5 5 1 3 2 94 38
Has never faced BOS.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   16-6    Road:   11-17   ExtrInn: 3-3 
 vsRHP:  18-15   vsLHP:   9-8    1-Run:   9-6 
 vsEast:  4-8    vsCntrl:16-8    vsWest:  7-4  IL: 0-3 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 50 Wed, May 27  @BAL  L  10-12(11)  27-23  3rd  1.5 gb
 49 Tue, May 26  @BAL  L   2-7       27-22  3rd  1.5 gb
 48 Mon, May 25  @BAL  L   1-4       27-21  3rd  1.5 gb
 47 Sun, May 24  @ATL  L   2-10      27-20  2nd  0.5 gb
 46 Sat, May 23  @ATL  L   3-4       27-19  1st  0.5 up
 45 Fri, May 22  @ATL  L   0-1       27-18  1st  0.5 up
 44 Thu, May 21  @BOS  L   1-5       27-17  1st  0.5 up
 43 Wed, May 20  @BOS  L   3-8       27-16  1st  1.5 up
 42 Tue, May 19  @BOS  L   1-2       27-15  1st  2.5 up
 41 Mon, May 18   CHW  W   3-2       27-14  1st  3.5 up
 Last 10: 1-9    Last 20: 7-13   Last 30:13-17
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Thu, May 21, 2009 BOS  5  TOR  1        W:Jon Lester (3-4), L: Robert Ray (1-2), S: none
Wed, May 20, 2009 BOS  8  TOR  3        W:Brad Penny (4-1), L: Brett Cecil (2-1), S: none
Tue, May 19, 2009 BOS  2  TOR  1        W:Tim Wakefield (5-2), L: Brian Tallet (2-2), S: Jonathan Papelbon (11)

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
Season Series: 2009 - BOS leads 3-0; 2008 - Tied 9-9; 2007 - Tied 9-9; All-Time - BOS leads 251-201

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

LAD  5.67

MIL  4.64

SEA  3.75

RA/G

LAD  3.86

CHW  4.72

WSN  6.17

BA

C. Beltran  .367

C. Pena  .239

B. Giles  .190

OBP

C. Beltran  .460

C. Ross  .311

A. Beltre  .245

SLG

R. Ibanez  .707

J. Francoeur  .346

B. Upton  .282

OPS

R. Ibanez  1.109

W. Taveras  .675

A. Beltre  .562

ERA

Z. Greinke  .84

R. Ohlendorf  4.20

A. Sonnanstine  7.66

K/9IP

J. Verlander  12.09

A. Galarraga  6.50

M. Pelfrey  3.19

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RedSox Batters (5.27 RS/G) vs. Blue Jays Pitchers (4.54 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 44.Janssen
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
24.Romero*
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 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· 2/1.000 ··· 81/59 .188/.309/.391/.700 1.139/.534 .531 69/.677 0/0 3/2
5.Baldelli G/S/vP 1/.000 3/2.000 1/.000 3/.000 4/.833 1/.000 ··· 11/1.295 2/.000 1/.000 45/15 .233/.267/.372/.639 .762/.400 .519 31/.691 0/0 1/1
44.Bay G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 ··· 7/.429 3/.000 4/.500 ··· 2/.000 5/1.350 2/.000 204/147 .281/.407/.611/1.018 1.054/1.003 1.014 104/.933 5/0 14/0
7.Drew* G/S/vP 2/.500 1/2.000 ··· 12/.666 1/2.000 1/2.000 ··· 2/.000 7/.286 1/.000 170/123 .252/.371/.469/.839 .837/.840 .821 91/.815 0/2 6/1
46.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 1/2.000 2/1.000 5/.200 4/.500 1/.000 1/3.000 ··· 4/.750 5/.400 ··· 215/149 .302/.336/.371/.708 .562/.772 .658 109/.775 21/6 1/0
22.Green G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 4/.833 5/.650 2/.000 ··· 5/.600 2/1.000 ··· 106/77 .299/.358/.412/.771 .681/.805 .664 49/.759 1/2 1/8
16.Kottaras* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 3/.000 ··· 47/34 .200/.277/.300/.577 .244/.710 .557 26/.699 0/0 0/1
25.Lowell G/S/vP 4/.250 6/.500 1/.000 7/1.000 9/1.181 2/1.000 ··· 5/.000 6/.367 3/1.000 192/141 .303/.328/.524/.852 .929/.826 .709 100/.815 0/0 8/5
23.Lugo G/S/vP 14/1.000 4/.000 1/.000 6/2.633 9/1.333 2/.500 ··· 9/.583 6/.900 3/.666 80/60 .260/.325/.356/.681 .824/.631 .639 68/.674 1/0 1/4
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 1/.000 9/1.556 2/.000 21/1.057 16/.464 5/1.000 ··· 22/.955 11/1.402 3/.000 195/131 .194/.297/.297/.594 .612/.582 .540 90/.581 0/1 1/
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 3/.666 4/2.000 4/1.250 5/.400 6/.000 2/.000 ··· 7/.286 6/.666 2/3.000 213/140 .333/.418/.432/.850 .753/.900 .764 105/.918 7/3 1/2
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 2/2.500 12/.633 ··· 11/.818 10/.200 6/.334 ··· 18/.285 8/1.333 3/2.667 150/114 .248/.320/.541/.861 1.244/.768 .744 77/.864 0/0 10/1
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 6/.333 9/.472 ··· 6/.500 11/.273 4/.000 ··· 10/.100 4/.250 4/1.417 148/97 .375/.486/.658/1.145 1.299/1.066 1.000 51/.968 1/0 7/1
IP 6.0 16.2 26.0 21.0 18.2 20.2 26.1 10.2 54.1 6.1 TOTAL .275/.356/.452/.808 .839/.795 .728 .796 36/14 55/31
ERA-K/9 4.50/0.0 5.40/5.4 4.85/4.8 2.57/9.9 2.41/7.2 4.35/7.0 3.08/5.5 9.28/8.4 4.31/6.8 5.68/8.6 4.26/6.9

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 26/.320 76/.284 109/.232 85/.222 69/.203 84/.257 108/.294 52/.357 234/.215 31/.357 .257
OPS .746 .861 .645 .556 .517 .702 .824 1.152 .705 .923 .749
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 15/.600 32/.692 48/.733 21/.857 31/.547 36/.816 29/.828 25/.971 79/.945 12/.861 .751
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 11/.955 44/.988 61/.579 64/.452 38/.493 48/.612 79/.820 27/1.328 155/.592 19/.947 .748
Home / 30/.679 53/.630 52/.255 36/.451 50/.731 51/.705 22/.919 85/.525 12/.614
Last 28d days 26/.746 27/.907 58/.743 43/.751 40/.724 36/.746 27/1.291 24/1.117 132/.549 31/.923
HR/SB/CS 0/0/0 2/0/0 2/1/0 1/0/1 1/1/0 1/4/1 4/1/0 3/1/2 7/1/0 1/0/0 56/31/12
Usage ·····X·· ····o··· ·XX·o·oo ·oX····· ·X··X··o ····o··X ··X····· ·o·X·X·· ···X···· ·o·o·X··
Blue Jays Batters (5.14 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.65 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
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/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
20.Barajas G/S/vP 26/.683 1/.000 2/1.000 1/.000 ··· 5/.400 15/.600 3/1.667 ··· 157/112 .296/.329/.444/.773 1.044/.659 .678 78/.679 0/0 3/4
23.Bautista G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 9/.347 2/.500 4/.500 109/58 .287/.415/.391/.806 .877/.731 .829 56/.744 3/0 1/0
13.Chavez G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 34/21 .242/.242/.242/.485 .667/.381 .588 22/.455 0/0 0/1
2.Hill G/S/vP 30/.654 ··· 8/.750 ··· 1/.000 9/.444 9/.444 3/1.167 2/.000 233/173 .344/.378/.541/.919 .919/.919 .973 114/.847 2/1 12/5
1.Inglett* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 2/.000 2/1.000 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· 7/7 .000/.143/.000/.143 /.143 7/.143 0/0 0/0
26.Lind* G/S/vP 9/.222 1/2.000 3/.666 1/.000 3/.000 7/.572 9/.000 2/.000 1/.000 210/152 .283/.362/.481/.843 .844/.843 .978 100/.720 0/1 7/1
6.McDonald G/S/vP 26/.551 ··· 1/.000 3/.666 3/.000 3/.666 ··· ··· 1/.000 18/10 .222/.222/.222/.444 .500/.400 .750 9/.667 0/0 0/0
30.Millar G/S/vP 32/1.402 ··· 9/.111 1/2.000 8/.268 7/.286 3/.333 3/1.167 ··· 90/36 .286/.333/.452/.786 .738/.861 .828 47/.663 0/0 3/1
35.Overbay* G/S/vP 20/.563 1/3.000 10/.500 ··· 7/.429 11/.364 6/.933 3/.667 ··· 139/119 .274/.374/.504/.878 .566/.936 .887 67/.851 0/0 5/0
15.Rios G/S/vP 44/.762 ··· 9/.444 4/1.167 5/1.150 9/.777 9/1.542 4/.500 3/.666 227/170 .262/.317/.408/.725 .685/.739 .864 110/.783 3/1 5/1
33.Rolen G/S/vP 16/.544 1/.000 ··· 1/5.000 1/.000 5/.600 37/.753 5/1.000 4/.250 179/124 .297/.374/.437/.811 1.091/.694 .843 84/.821 2/0 3/4
19.Scutaro G/S/vP 21/.733 ··· 4/.000 4/.833 1/2.000 5/.000 4/.250 1/.000 2/.000 238/173 .291/.403/.449/.852 1.037/.785 .811 119/.783 4/2 5/1
10.Wells G/S/vP 64/.601 1/2.000 10/.522 4/.500 5/2.000 14/.357 9/.222 2/.500 4/.500 227/171 .269/.322/.413/.735 .641/.765 .581 112/.666 8/0 5/0
IP 58.2 6.0 21.2 46.2 21.0 22.0 48.1 24.1 17.0 TOTAL .283/.350/.441/.791 .839/.772 .798 .734 23/5 53/22
ERA-K/9 3.99/5.1 1.50/3.0 1.25/7.5 4.24/7.3 2.57/10.3 2.45/10.2 5.96/5.4 0.74/5.2 3.18/8.5 4.46/7.4

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 259/.225 27/.304 96/.244 205/.292 86/.176 98/.226 221/.302 88/.139 75/.269 .269
OPS .658 .737 .654 .752 .581 .675 .870 .421 .723 .761
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 96/.706 13/1.283 57/.574 114/.777 38/.525 51/.579 114/.845 48/.454 37/.393 .734
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 163/.630 14/.297 39/.767 91/.721 48/.627 47/.776 107/.897 40/.384 38/1.057 .786
Road 144/.679 19/.667 48/.863 114/.833 51/.509 52/.788 120/.851 49/.392 37/.836
Last 28d days 139/.825 27/.737 37/.783 107/.803 41/.391 52/.696 132/.802 42/.456 38/.502
HR/SB/CS 5/9/1 0/1/0 0/3/1 3/7/4 2/0/0 3/7/0 6/9/0 1/3/0 2/3/0 46/56/12
Usage ····X··· ··X···o· ·X··X··· ·X····X· o··o···· X··o·o·o ···X···· ···X···X ··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.