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Game Preview: BOS @ TOR, 1:07pm, Saturday, May 30, 2009 @Rogers Centre

RedSox, 28-21, 2nd, ½ GB, 3 up in WC

SP: Brad Penny (31, RHP, 5-1, 5.96)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. TOR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (5-1) 48.1 60 36 32 17 29 6 5.96
2008 (6-9) 94.2 112 68 66 42 51 13 6.27
2007 (16-4) 208.0 199 75 70 73 135 9 3.03
Last 7 GS 4-1 39.1 49 25 21 10 26 3 4.81 45
2009-05-25 @MIN W 5.1 6 3 3 0 7 1 91 51
2009-05-20 TOR W 6.2 9 2 2 1 2 0 96 49
2009-05-14 @LAA ND 6.1 7 4 4 1 4 0 97 46
2009-05-08 TBR W 6.1 8 3 3 2 2 0 91 45
2009-05-03 @TBR L 6.0 6 3 3 2 8 0 110 54
2009-04-28 @CLE ND 2.2 7 7 4 3 1 1 89 20
2009-04-22 MIN W 6.0 6 3 2 1 2 1 89 51
Last 5 v.TOR 3-0 30.2 33 11 11 6 21 2 3.23 53
2009-05-20 TOR W 6.2 9 2 2 1 2 0 96 49
2007-06-19 @TOR W 7.0 6 1 1 1 5 0 95 65
2007-06-08 TOR ND 7.2 5 1 1 0 7 0 87 72
2001-06-10 @TOR W 5.2 5 1 1 2 5 0 98 58
2000-06-02 TOR ND 3.2 8 6 6 2 2 2 85 21
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   17-6    Road:   11-15   ExtrInn: 2-2 
 vsRHP:  17-15   vsLHP:  11-6    1-Run:   8-8 
 vsEast: 16-7    vsCntrl: 7-4    vsWest:  4-8  IL: 1-2 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 49 Fri, May 29  @TOR  L   3-6       28-21  2nd  0.5 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
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:15-15
Blue Jays, 28-23, 3rd, 1½ GB, 1 GB in WC

SP: Brian Tallet (31, LHP, 2-3, 4.31)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (2-3) 54.1 44 27 26 25 41 7 4.31
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 2-3 41.2 36 20 20 20 31 5 4.32 51
2009-05-25 @BAL L 6.0 7 2 2 2 5 0 101 53
2009-05-19 @BOS L 6.0 4 2 2 2 5 0 102 59
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
Last 5 v.BOS 1-1 12.0 8 2 2 5 6 0 1.50 61
2009-05-19 @BOS L 6.0 4 2 2 2 5 0 102 59
2002-09-16 @BOS W 6.0 4 0 0 3 1 0 81 62
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   17-6    Road:   11-17   ExtrInn: 3-3 
 vsRHP:  19-15   vsLHP:   9-8    1-Run:   9-6 
 vsEast:  5-8    vsCntrl:16-8    vsWest:  7-4  IL: 0-3 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 51 Fri, May 29   BOS  W   6-3       28-23  3rd  1.5 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
 Last 10: 1-9    Last 20: 8-12   Last 30:14-16
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
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
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
Season Series: 2009 - BOS leads 3-1; 2008 - Tied 9-9; 2007 - Tied 9-9; All-Time - BOS leads 251-202

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

TBR  5.63

MIL  4.60

SEA  3.78

RA/G

LAD  3.82

BOS  4.67

WSN  6.15

BA

M. Cabrera  .363

J. Francoeur  .251

D. Ortiz  .189

OBP

C. Beltran  .453

D. Uggla  .325

A. Beltre  .249

SLG

R. Ibanez  .702

D. DeJesus  .384

B. Giles  .287

OPS

R. Ibanez  1.109

C. Hart  .725

A. Beltre  .568

ERA

Z. Greinke  .84

J. Lannan  4.11

A. Sonnanstine  7.66

K/9IP

J. Verlander  12.09

C. Lee  6.57

J. Garland  3.36

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RedSox Batters (5.22 RS/G) vs. Blue Jays Pitchers (4.51 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
37.Downs*
G/S/vB
54.Frasor
G/S/vB
44.Janssen
G/S/vB
22.League
G/S/vB
24.Romero*
G/S/vB
52.Ryan*
G/S/vB
40.Wolfe
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
55.Bailey G/S/vP 2/1.000 1/3.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 81/59 .188/.309/.391/.700 1.139/.534 .531 67/.699 0/0 3/2
5.Baldelli G/S/vP 2/.000 3/2.000 1/.000 3/.000 4/.833 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 11/1.295 1/.000 45/15 .233/.267/.372/.639 .762/.400 .519 31/.691 0/0 1/1
44.Bay G/S/vP 5/1.350 2/.000 ··· 7/.429 3/.000 4/1.250 4/.500 ··· 2/.000 2/.000 208/151 .287/.409/.614/1.023 1.054/1.011 1.024 105/.954 5/0 14/0
7.Drew* G/S/vP 7/.286 1/2.000 ··· 12/.666 1/2.000 6/1.133 1/2.000 ··· 2/.000 1/.000 174/127 .252/.368/.483/.851 .837/.856 .843 90/.851 0/2 7/1
46.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 5/.400 2/1.000 5/.200 5/.400 1/.000 5/1.400 1/3.000 ··· 4/.750 ··· 220/153 .304/.338/.377/.715 .553/.785 .673 108/.792 21/6 1/0
22.Green G/S/vP 2/1.000 ··· ··· 4/.833 5/.650 ··· 2/.000 ··· 5/.600 ··· 106/77 .299/.358/.412/.771 .681/.805 .664 44/.682 1/2 1/8
16.Kottaras* G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 3/1.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 51/38 .205/.275/.318/.593 .244/.717 .587 25/.671 0/0 0/1
25.Lowell G/S/vP 6/.367 6/.500 1/.000 7/1.000 9/1.181 7/.453 3/.666 ··· 5/.000 3/1.000 196/145 .302/.327/.519/.845 .929/.817 .700 99/.771 0/0 8/5
23.Lugo G/S/vP 6/.900 4/.000 1/.000 7/2.214 9/1.333 17/1.159 2/.500 ··· 9/.583 3/.666 84/63 .276/.345/.368/.714 .783/.688 .693 72/.712 1/0 1/4
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 11/1.402 9/1.556 2/.000 21/1.057 16/.464 4/.000 6/.833 ··· 22/.955 3/.000 199/135 .189/.291/.290/.581 .612/.563 .516 89/.544 0/1 1/
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 6/.666 4/2.000 4/1.250 6/.334 6/.000 7/.572 2/.000 ··· 7/.286 2/3.000 218/144 .330/.413/.426/.838 .742/.888 .747 104/.852 7/3 1/3
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 8/1.333 12/.633 ··· 11/.818 10/.200 2/2.500 6/.334 ··· 18/.285 3/2.667 150/114 .248/.320/.541/.861 1.244/.768 .744 77/.864 0/0 10/1
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 4/.250 9/.472 ··· 6/.500 11/.273 10/.543 4/.000 ··· 10/.100 4/1.417 152/101 .374/.487/.650/1.137 1.299/1.058 .992 50/.932 1/0 7/1
IP 54.1 16.2 26.0 22.0 18.2 13.0 21.2 26.1 10.2 6.1 TOTAL .275/.356/.453/.809 .834/.798 .731 .786 36/14 56/32
ERA-K/9 4.31/6.8 5.40/5.4 4.85/4.8 2.45/9.4 2.41/7.2 4.15/1.4 4.15/7.1 3.08/5.5 9.28/8.4 5.68/8.6 4.23/6.8

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 234/.215 76/.284 109/.232 88/.214 69/.203 58/.345 87/.247 108/.294 52/.357 31/.357 .258
OPS .705 .861 .645 .536 .517 .870 .676 .824 1.152 .923 .750
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 79/.945 32/.692 48/.733 22/.818 31/.547 29/.759 38/.771 29/.828 25/.971 12/.861 .752
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 155/.592 44/.988 61/.579 66/.438 38/.493 29/.983 49/.598 79/.820 27/1.328 19/.947 .749
Home 85/.525 30/.679 53/.630 55/.240 36/.451 32/.973 53/.687 51/.705 22/.919 12/.614
Last 28d days 132/.549 27/.907 52/.793 40/.757 36/.752 58/.870 32/.712 27/1.291 24/1.117 31/.923
HR/SB/CS 7/1/0 2/0/0 2/1/0 1/0/1 1/1/0 1/0/0 1/4/1 4/1/0 3/1/2 1/0/0 57/31/12
Usage ····X··· ·····o·· ··XX·o·o o·oX···· ··X··X·· X·····X· o····o·· ···X···· ··o·X·X· ··o·o·X·
Blue Jays Batters (5.16 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.67 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 36.Penny
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
56.Ramirez
G/S/vB
24.Saito
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
20.Barajas G/S/vP 15/.600 2/.000 2/1.000 1/.000 ··· 5/.400 3/1.667 ··· 161/116 .295/.327/.438/.765 1.044/.653 .668 81/.652 0/0 3/4
23.Bautista G/S/vP 9/.347 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 2/.500 4/.500 109/58 .287/.415/.391/.806 .877/.731 .829 51/.698 3/0 1/0
13.Chavez G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 34/21 .242/.242/.242/.485 .667/.381 .588 18/.444 0/0 0/1
2.Hill G/S/vP 9/.444 1/.000 8/.750 ··· 1/.000 9/.444 3/1.167 3/.000 238/178 .341/.374/.534/.908 .919/.904 .944 113/.809 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/.000 2/1.000 3/.666 1/.000 3/.000 7/.572 2/.000 1/.000 214/156 .283/.360/.476/.836 .844/.833 .955 99/.699 0/1 7/1
6.McDonald G/S/vP ··· ··· 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 3/.333 1/.000 9/.111 1/2.000 8/.268 7/.286 3/1.167 ··· 94/40 .279/.340/.442/.782 .738/.846 .817 49/.692 0/0 3/1
35.Overbay* G/S/vP 6/.933 2/1.500 10/.500 ··· 7/.429 11/.364 3/.667 ··· 143/123 .275/.378/.508/.886 .566/.943 .903 68/.885 0/0 5/0
15.Rios G/S/vP 9/1.542 1/.000 9/.444 4/1.167 5/1.150 9/.777 4/.500 4/1.250 232/175 .262/.319/.410/.728 .685/.743 .865 110/.787 3/1 5/1
33.Rolen G/S/vP 37/.753 2/.000 ··· 1/5.000 1/.000 5/.600 5/1.000 4/.250 183/128 .302/.377/.451/.828 1.091/.721 .880 88/.856 2/0 3/4
19.Scutaro G/S/vP 4/.250 ··· 4/.000 4/.833 1/2.000 5/.000 1/.000 3/.000 243/178 .294/.402/.453/.855 1.037/.792 .821 118/.811 4/2 5/1
10.Wells G/S/vP 9/.222 2/2.000 10/.522 4/.500 5/2.000 14/.357 2/.500 5/.400 232/176 .270/.328/.412/.740 .641/.771 .598 112/.663 9/0 5/0
IP 48.1 8.1 21.2 46.2 21.0 22.0 24.1 18.0 TOTAL .283/.351/.441/.792 .839/.774 .800 .737 24/5 53/22
ERA-K/9 5.96/5.4 1.08/7.6 1.25/7.5 4.24/7.3 2.57/10.3 2.45/10.2 0.74/5.2 3.00/8.5 4.51/7.4

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 221/.302 35/.233 96/.244 205/.292 86/.176 98/.226 88/.139 79/.268 .269
OPS .870 .594 .654 .752 .581 .675 .421 .725 .763
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 114/.845 15/1.083 57/.574 114/.777 38/.525 51/.579 48/.454 37/.393 .735
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 107/.897 20/.261 39/.767 91/.721 48/.627 47/.776 40/.384 42/1.026 .788
Road 120/.851 27/.497 48/.863 114/.833 51/.509 52/.788 49/.392 41/.828
Last 28d days 132/.802 35/.594 37/.783 107/.803 32/.325 52/.696 39/.494 37/.489
HR/SB/CS 6/9/0 0/1/0 0/3/1 3/7/4 2/0/0 3/7/0 1/3/0 2/3/0 46/57/12
Usage ····X··· X··X···o ··X··X·· ··X····X ·o··o··· ·X··o·o· ····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.