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Game Preview: BOS @ TOR, 7:07pm, Friday, July 17, 2009 @Rogers Centre

RedSox, 54-34, 1st, 3 up

SP: Clay Buchholz (24, RHP, 0-0, undef)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. TOR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
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 0-6 32.2 43 35 30 20 28 8 8.27 36
2008-08-20 @BAL L 2.1 3 5 5 3 0 0 60 28
2008-08-10 @CHW L 3.0 7 5 5 2 4 3 74 27
2008-08-04 @KCR L 6.0 7 4 4 3 4 1 93 43
2008-07-29 LAA L 6.1 6 6 5 3 5 1 90 41
2008-07-23 @SEA ND 5.1 7 3 3 2 7 2 98 47
2008-07-18 @LAA L 4.2 8 8 4 2 2 1 83 24
2008-07-11 BAL L 5.0 5 4 4 5 6 0 107 42
Last 5 v.TOR 0-2 9.2 11 6 4 4 12 0 3.72 49
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:   31-14   Road:   23-20   ExtrInn: 4-3 
 vsRHP:  34-23   vsLHP:  20-11   1-Run:  15-13
 vsEast: 22-9    vsCntrl:13-5    vsWest:  8-13 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 88 Sun, Jul 12   KCR  W   6-0       54-34  1st  3.0 up
 87 Sat, Jul 11   KCR  W  15-9       53-34  1st  2.0 up
 86 Fri, Jul 10   KCR  W   1-0       52-34  1st  1.0 up
 85 Thu, Jul  9   KCR  L   6-8       51-34  1st    Tied
 84 Wed, Jul  8   OAK  W   5-4       51-33  1st  1.0 up
 83 Tue, Jul  7   OAK  W   5-2       50-33  1st  1.0 up
 82 Mon, Jul  6   OAK  L   0-6       49-33  1st  1.0 up
 81 Sun, Jul  5   SEA  W   8-4       49-32  1st  1.0 up
 80 Sat, Jul  4   SEA  L   2-3       48-32  1st  1.0 up
 79 Fri, Jul  3   SEA  L   6-7 (11)  48-31  1st  2.0 up
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:13-7    Last 30:20-10
Blue Jays, 44-46, 4th, 11 GB, 8 GB in WC

SP: Ricky Romero (24, LHP, 7-3, 3.00)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (7-3) 87.0 80 29 29 30 69 11 3.00
Last 7 GS 4-1 49.2 39 12 12 18 43 3 2.17 63
2009-07-11 @BAL ND 8.0 7 3 3 3 3 1 108 56
2009-07-06 @NYY W 6.1 7 3 3 3 5 1 107 49
2009-07-01 TBR W 8.0 4 0 0 4 7 0 113 77
2009-06-26 PHI W 7.0 2 0 0 1 7 0 106 79
2009-06-21 @WSN W 7.0 8 2 2 3 6 0 118 56
2009-06-16 @PHI ND 7.0 6 3 3 2 9 1 109 60
2009-06-11 @TEX L 6.1 5 1 1 2 6 0 99 63
Last 5 v.BOS 0-1 4.0 6 5 5 5 5 2 11.25 30
2009-05-31 BOS L 4.0 6 5 5 5 5 2 91 30
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   25-18   Road:   19-28   ExtrInn: 4-8 
 vsRHP:  30-30   vsLHP:  14-16   1-Run:  11-15
 vsEast:  9-19   vsCntrl:18-9    vsWest: 10-7  IL: 7-11

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 90 Sun, Jul 12  @BAL  L   2-4       44-46  4th 11.0 gb
 89 Sat, Jul 11  @BAL  L   3-4 (12)  44-45  4th 10.0 gb
 88 Fri, Jul 10  @BAL  W   2-0       44-44  4th  9.0 gb
 87 Thu, Jul  9  @TBR  L   2-3       43-44  4th  9.0 gb
 86 Wed, Jul  8  @TBR  L   9-10      43-43  4th  9.0 gb
 85 Tue, Jul  7  @TBR  L   1-3 (11)  43-42  4th  8.0 gb
 84 Mon, Jul  6  @NYY  W   7-6       43-41  4th  7.0 gb
 83 Sun, Jul  5  @NYY  L   8-10      42-41  4th  8.0 gb
 82 Sat, Jul  4  @NYY  L   5-6 (12)  42-40  4th  7.0 gb
 81 Fri, Jul  3  @NYY  L   2-4       42-39  4th  7.0 gb
 Last 10: 2-8    Last 20: 7-13   Last 30:11-19
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
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
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)
Season Series: 2009 - BOS leads 4-2; 2008 - Tied 9-9; 2007 - Tied 9-9; All-Time - BOS leads 252-203

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

NYY  5.63

FLA  4.61

SDP  3.80

RA/G

SFG  3.68

COL  4.60

WSN  5.62

BA

J. Mauer  .373

M. Byrd  .286

B. Giles  .191

OBP

A. Pujols  .456

D. Fowler  .358

D. Navarro  .254

SLG

A. Pujols  .723

M. Cameron  .470

N. Punto  .223

OPS

A. Pujols  1.179

W. Aybar  .822

N. Punto  .543

ERA

D. Haren  2.01

C. Sabathia  3.86

J. Moyer  5.99

K/9IP

J. Verlander  10.96

B. Zito  6.79

J. Garland  3.62

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RedSox Batters (5.28 RS/G) vs. Blue Jays Pitchers (4.51 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 24.Romero*
G/S/vB
49.Accardo
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
58.Hayhurst
G/S/vB
22.League
G/S/vB
34.Rzepczynski*
G/S/vB
56.Tallet*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
5.Baldelli G/S/vP ··· 2/1.000 3/2.000 1/.000 2/.000 3/.000 4/.833 ··· 1/.000 ··· 4/1.250 95/30 .282/.358/.471/.828 .900/.674 .884 22/.935 0/0 4/2
50.Bates G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 12/6 .364/.417/.545/.962 1.000/.900 12/.962 0/0 0/1
44.Bay G/S/vP 3/3.000 3/.333 3/.000 ··· 3/3.500 7/.429 3/.000 ··· 5/.400 ··· 8/1.000 376/268 .260/.380/.527/.908 .929/.899 .906 90/.712 10/1 20/0
7.Drew* G/S/vP 3/.666 4/.000 1/2.000 ··· ··· 13/.616 1/2.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· 8/.250 316/243 .252/.377/.477/.854 .796/.871 .869 87/.777 2/2 12/1
46.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 2/2.000 2/.000 2/1.000 5/.200 3/1.167 5/.400 1/.000 ··· 1/3.000 ··· 9/.222 367/247 .297/.347/.399/.747 .712/.762 .779 86/.742 40/7 5/1
22.Green G/S/vP 2/.500 2/1.500 ··· ··· ··· 4/.833 5/.650 ··· 2/.000 ··· 5/1.000 234/174 .257/.326/.395/.721 .664/.742 .617 73/.582 1/4 4/9
11.Kotsay* G/S/vP ··· 2/1.500 4/1.000 ··· ··· 3/.000 6/.650 ··· 2/2.000 ··· 2/.500 72/62 .269/.306/.343/.649 .400/.691 .604 52/.620 1/1 1/0
16.Kottaras* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 3/.000 88/70 .218/.273/.372/.645 .300/.729 .499 20/.518 0/0 1/1
23.Lugo G/S/vP ··· 4/.500 4/.000 1/.000 2/1.500 7/2.214 9/1.333 ··· 2/.500 ··· 6/.900 123/82 .284/.352/.367/.719 .859/.650 .786 21/.461 3/0 1/7
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 2/1.500 3/.000 9/1.556 2/.000 3/1.666 22/1.000 16/.464 ··· 6/.833 ··· 14/1.029 341/233 .222/.317/.416/.733 .734/.732 .607 85/.916 0/2 12/1
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 3/1.666 4/.833 4/2.000 4/1.250 3/1.000 6/.334 6/.000 ··· 3/.000 ··· 9/.889 393/278 .303/.378/.429/.807 .798/.811 .749 98/.916 14/5 4/5
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 2/.500 3/1.334 12/.633 ··· 2/5.000 12/.750 10/.200 ··· 6/.334 ··· 11/1.080 273/192 .239/.348/.478/.826 .986/.771 .767 70/.914 0/0 13/2
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 3/2.667 3/.000 9/.472 ··· 3/1.334 6/.500 11/.273 ··· 5/.000 ··· 7/.143 322/226 .298/.419/.566/.985 1.056/.956 1.000 95/.807 4/1 16/3
IP 87.0 10.1 41.2 41.1 45.0 28.1 33.0 14.2 42.2 12.0 103.2 TOTAL .265/.352/.448/.799 .837/.784 .763 .764 75/24 108/54
ERA-K/9 3.00/7.1 3.48/7.9 3.67/6.5 4.79/6.5 5.40/6.6 1.91/9.5 2.45/7.9 1.84/5.5 5.06/8.2 3.00/9.0 4.95/6.8 4.26/7.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 353/.252 46/.257 176/.248 183/.270 203/.324 113/.198 129/.216 66/.296 177/.259 49/.167 458/.246 .261
OPS .745 .870 .712 .740 .911 .503 .548 .838 .762 .571 .739 .758
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 103/.900 23/.611 84/.620 75/.779 74/.781 31/.625 63/.668 30/.987 80/.827 9/.347 135/.856 .771
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 250/.677 23/1.166 92/.800 108/.713 129/.990 82/.455 66/.433 36/.713 97/.708 40/.624 323/.691 .749
Home 152/.671 13/1.128 88/.690 90/.782 74/.905 66/.247 53/.465 39/.649 100/.811 / 212/.674
Last 28d days 141/.653 43/.887 64/.583 45/.896 99/.907 5/.650 42/.667 39/.945 52/.692 49/.571 125/.821
HR/SB/CS 11/3/5 2/2/2 3/0/0 3/2/1 8/2/2 1/1/1 1/4/2 1/0/0 5/7/1 1/2/0 12/5/3 102/56/31
Usage ·····X·· ····o··X ····X·o· ·····oo· ······X· ······o· ·····Xo· ········ ·····X·· ····X··· ········
Blue Jays Batters (4.86 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.32 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS
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 1/no AB 2/.000 2/1.000 2/.000 1/.000 5/.400 15/.600 4/1.250 ··· 261/188 .252/.286/.405/.691 .887/.614 .648 51/.456 1/0 8/7
23.Bautista G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 1/no AB 1/.000 1/.000 12/.258 4/.500 4/.500 178/95 .266/.400/.371/.771 .915/.634 .736 39/.873 3/0 2/1
13.Chavez G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/.666 ··· ··· 91/62 .267/.267/.378/.644 .464/.726 .714 38/.632 0/0 2/1
17.Dellucci* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 3/.000 ··· 4/.250 13/.231 2/2.000 1/.000 68/63 .200/.279/.267/.546 .400/.558 .154 23/.274 0/0 0/0
2.Hill G/S/vP 4/.500 1/.000 9/.666 1/.000 1/.000 9/.444 12/.500 4/.833 3/.000 419/312 .292/.333/.487/.820 .951/.775 .868 106/.765 3/1 20/6
26.Lind* G/S/vP 2/1.000 2/1.000 3/.666 2/1.000 3/.000 7/.572 12/.584 3/.333 1/.000 382/270 .306/.377/.551/.928 .788/.990 1.006 94/.925 1/1 19/1
6.McDonald G/S/vP 1/3.000 ··· 1/.000 3/.666 3/.000 3/.666 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 34/18 .294/.294/.412/.706 1.000/.444 .800 11/1.273 0/1 1/0
30.Millar G/S/vP 7/.286 1/.000 9/.111 2/1.000 8/.268 7/.286 3/.333 4/.833 ··· 176/85 .241/.318/.373/.692 .768/.607 .632 34/.599 0/0 4/1
35.Overbay* G/S/vP 4/1.000 2/1.500 10/.500 ··· 8/.375 11/.364 9/.958 3/.667 ··· 272/226 .250/.371/.460/.831 .624/.876 .914 70/.573 0/0 9/1
15.Rios G/S/vP 5/.600 1/.000 9/.444 5/2.100 5/1.150 9/.777 12/1.841 5/.800 4/1.250 396/288 .262/.316/.416/.732 .750/.725 .850 90/.561 14/3 10/1
33.Rolen G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 ··· 2/2.500 1/.000 5/.600 37/.753 5/1.000 4/.250 326/237 .320/.377/.469/.847 .990/.796 .887 90/.779 4/2 6/5
19.Scutaro G/S/vP 2/.500 ··· 4/.000 5/.650 2/2.000 5/.000 7/.453 2/1.000 3/.000 424/309 .289/.384/.420/.804 .864/.782 .725 102/.680 8/4 6/3
10.Wells G/S/vP 6/.333 2/2.000 10/.522 5/.400 5/2.000 14/.357 12/.166 3/1.667 5/.400 397/297 .263/.312/.411/.723 .644/.749 .535 93/.872 13/2 9/0
IP 24.2 33.2 65.0 38.0 39.0 93.2 38.2 30.2 TOTAL .272/.337/.432/.769 .800/.757 .768 .701 49/14 100/35
ERA-K/9 /0.0 2.55/10.6 2.41/6.4 4.98/8.2 3.32/9.0 1.85/9.5 4.71/6.0 2.33/6.3 3.52/8.2 4.07/7.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA / 103/.193 152/.252 286/.288 156/.209 170/.230 418/.289 154/.199 137/.259 .261
OPS .550 .673 .788 .639 .664 .804 .614 .748 .732
vs LHB (BF-OPS) / 53/.597 83/.639 146/.864 75/.468 100/.529 222/.796 75/.659 73/.546 .716
vs RHB (BF-OPS) / 50/.501 69/.712 140/.711 81/.810 70/.853 196/.813 79/.574 64/.980 .746
Road / 64/.652 71/.753 162/.851 89/.563 87/.781 198/.849 80/.481 66/.827
Last 28d days / 42/.409 26/.664 50/.994 37/.808 42/.715 97/.709 32/.795 36/.988
HR/SB/CS // 0/2/0 0/3/1 7/7/4 5/0/0 4/8/1 10/16/1 4/4/0 4/4/1 76/81/17
Usage ·····X·X ·····o·X ·····X·o ·····X·· ······o· ·······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.