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Game Preview: BOS @ TOR, 1:07pm, Saturday, July 18, 2009 @Rogers Centre

RedSox, 55-34, 1st, 3 up

SP: Brad Penny (31, RHP, 6-3, 4.71)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. TOR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (6-3) 93.2 110 55 49 29 62 10 4.71
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 1-2 39.1 40 16 15 12 28 3 3.43 52
2009-07-09 KCR ND 5.0 6 3 3 1 1 0 97 43
2009-07-04 SEA ND 6.0 6 2 2 1 6 0 102 57
2009-06-28 @ATL L 6.0 6 2 2 0 2 2 106 54
2009-06-23 @WSN ND 5.2 6 3 3 3 6 0 112 48
2009-06-17 FLA W 5.0 3 1 0 4 3 0 100 58
2009-06-11 NYY ND 6.0 6 0 0 1 5 0 117 64
2009-06-05 TEX L 5.2 7 5 5 2 5 1 103 38
Last 5 v.TOR 3-0 33.0 35 8 7 4 24 1 1.91 58
2009-05-30 @TOR ND 6.0 10 3 2 0 5 1 102 47
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
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   31-14   Road:   24-20   ExtrInn: 4-3 
 vsRHP:  34-23   vsLHP:  21-11   1-Run:  15-13
 vsEast: 23-9    vsCntrl:13-5    vsWest:  8-13 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 89 Fri, Jul 17  @TOR  W   4-1       55-34  1st  3.0 up
 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
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:13-7    Last 30:20-10
Blue Jays, 44-47, 4th, 12 GB, 9 GB in WC

SP: Marc Rzepczynski (23, LHP, 0-1, 3.00)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (0-1) 12.0 7 4 4 7 12 1 3.00
Last 7 GS 0-1 12.0 7 4 4 7 12 1 3.00 60
2009-07-12 @BAL L 6.0 5 3 3 3 5 1 94 52
2009-07-07 @TBR ND 6.0 2 1 1 4 7 0 105 67
Has never faced BOS.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   25-19   Road:   19-28   ExtrInn: 4-8 
 vsRHP:  30-31   vsLHP:  14-16   1-Run:  11-15
 vsEast:  9-20   vsCntrl:18-9    vsWest: 10-7  IL: 7-11

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 91 Fri, Jul 17   BOS  L   1-4       44-47  4th 12.0 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
 Last 10: 2-8    Last 20: 6-14   Last 30:10-20
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 5-2; 2008 - Tied 9-9; 2007 - Tied 9-9; All-Time - BOS leads 253-203

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  4.56

SDP  3.76

RA/G

SFG  3.68

CHW  4.60

WSN  5.63

BA

J. Mauer  .373

R. Zimmerman  .288

J. Giambi  .191

OBP

A. Pujols  .456

D. Fowler  .362

D. Navarro  .254

SLG

A. Pujols  .723

A. Ethier  .473

N. Punto  .223

OPS

A. Pujols  1.179

J. Varitek  .826

N. Punto  .543

ERA

D. Haren  2.01

R. Oswalt  3.85

J. Geer  5.79

K/9IP

J. Verlander  10.96

B. Zito  6.79

J. Garland  3.62

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RedSox Batters (5.27 RS/G) vs. Blue Jays Pitchers (4.51 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 34.Rzepczynski*
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
32.Halladay
G/S/vB
58.Hayhurst
G/S/vB
22.League
G/S/vB
24.Romero*
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 16/1.009 ··· 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/.333 3/.000 ··· 3/3.500 7/.429 3/.000 12/1.144 ··· 5/.400 3/3.000 8/1.000 376/268 .260/.380/.527/.908 .929/.899 .906 86/.624 10/1 20/0
7.Drew* G/S/vP ··· 4/.000 1/2.000 ··· ··· 13/.616 1/2.000 24/.982 ··· 1/2.000 3/.666 8/.250 316/243 .252/.377/.477/.854 .796/.871 .869 83/.800 2/2 12/1
46.Ellsbury* G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 2/1.000 5/.200 3/1.167 5/.400 1/.000 17/1.177 ··· 1/3.000 2/2.000 9/.222 367/247 .297/.347/.399/.747 .712/.762 .779 83/.753 40/7 5/1
22.Green G/S/vP ··· 2/1.500 ··· ··· ··· 4/.833 5/.650 3/.666 ··· 2/.000 2/.500 5/1.000 234/174 .257/.326/.395/.721 .664/.742 .617 70/.609 1/4 4/9
11.Kotsay* G/S/vP ··· 2/1.500 4/1.000 ··· ··· 3/.000 6/.650 6/.334 ··· 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 51/.602 ··· 2/.500 ··· 6/.900 123/82 .284/.352/.367/.719 .859/.650 .786 21/.461 3/0 1/7
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP ··· 3/.000 9/1.556 2/.000 3/1.666 22/1.000 16/.464 95/.837 ··· 6/.833 2/1.500 14/1.029 341/233 .222/.317/.416/.733 .734/.732 .607 81/.965 0/2 12/1
15.Pedroia G/S/vP ··· 4/.833 4/2.000 4/1.250 3/1.000 6/.334 6/.000 34/.535 ··· 3/.000 3/1.666 9/.889 393/278 .303/.378/.429/.807 .798/.811 .749 94/.957 14/5 4/5
33.Varitek# G/S/vP ··· 3/1.334 12/.633 ··· 2/5.000 12/.750 10/.200 78/.643 ··· 6/.334 2/.500 11/1.080 273/192 .239/.348/.478/.826 .986/.771 .767 67/.961 0/0 13/2
20.Youkilis G/S/vP ··· 3/.000 9/.472 ··· 3/1.334 6/.500 11/.273 52/.912 ··· 5/.000 3/2.667 7/.143 322/226 .298/.419/.566/.985 1.056/.956 1.000 91/.845 4/1 17/3
IP 12.0 11.1 44.1 41.1 45.0 28.1 33.0 123.0 14.2 43.2 91.1 103.2 TOTAL .265/.352/.448/.799 .837/.784 .763 .780 75/24 108/54
ERA-K/9 3.00/9.0 3.18/8.8 3.45/6.1 4.79/6.5 5.40/6.6 1.91/9.5 2.45/7.9 2.85/7.8 1.84/5.5 4.95/8.4 3.25/7.6 4.95/6.8 4.26/7.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 49/.167 46/.257 176/.248 183/.270 203/.324 113/.198 129/.216 489/.253 66/.296 177/.259 353/.252 458/.246 .261
OPS .571 .870 .712 .740 .911 .503 .548 .641 .838 .762 .745 .739 .758
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 9/.347 23/.611 84/.620 75/.779 74/.781 31/.625 63/.668 264/.664 30/.987 80/.827 103/.900 135/.856 .771
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 40/.624 23/1.166 92/.800 108/.713 129/.990 82/.455 66/.433 225/.615 36/.713 97/.708 250/.677 323/.691 .749
Home / 13/1.128 88/.690 90/.782 74/.905 66/.247 53/.465 254/.635 39/.649 100/.811 152/.671 212/.674
Last 28d days 49/.571 35/1.017 62/.603 41/.913 99/.907 5/.650 37/.574 85/.779 35/.857 49/.738 141/.653 102/.860
HR/SB/CS 1/2/0 2/2/2 3/0/0 3/2/1 8/2/2 1/1/1 1/4/2 10/12/3 1/0/0 5/7/1 11/3/5 12/5/3 102/56/31
Usage ·····X·· o····o·· X····X·o ······oo ·······X ·······o ······Xo ········ ········ o·····X· X·····X· ········
Blue Jays Batters (4.81 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.28 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 36.Penny
G/S/vB
60.Bard
G/S/vB
19.Beckett
G/S/vB
17.Delcarmen
G/S/vB
31.Lester*
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
29.Smoltz
G/S/vB
49.Wakefield
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
20.Barajas G/S/vP 15/.600 2/.000 12/1.400 2/1.000 7/.453 2/.000 1/.000 5/.400 4/1.250 ··· 3/.000 29/.680 261/188 .252/.286/.405/.691 .887/.614 .648 46/.435 1/0 8/7
23.Bautista G/S/vP 12/.258 ··· ··· 1/.000 15/.871 1/no AB 1/.000 1/.000 4/.500 4/.500 ··· ··· 178/95 .266/.400/.371/.771 .915/.634 .736 38/.899 3/0 2/1
13.Chavez G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· 5/.200 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 91/62 .267/.267/.378/.644 .464/.726 .714 38/.632 0/0 2/1
17.Dellucci* G/S/vP 13/.231 ··· 8/.000 1/.000 ··· 3/.000 ··· 4/.250 2/2.000 1/.000 13/.308 22/.814 68/63 .200/.279/.267/.546 .400/.558 .154 23/.274 0/0 0/0
2.Hill G/S/vP 12/.500 1/.000 25/.860 9/.666 12/.167 1/.000 1/.000 9/.444 4/.833 3/.000 ··· 33/.656 419/312 .292/.333/.487/.820 .951/.775 .868 100/.792 3/1 20/6
26.Lind* G/S/vP 12/.584 2/1.000 5/2.000 3/.666 11/.282 2/1.000 3/.000 7/.572 3/.333 1/.000 ··· 12/.334 382/270 .306/.377/.551/.928 .788/.990 1.006 89/.981 1/1 19/1
6.McDonald G/S/vP ··· ··· 6/1.417 1/.000 8/.453 3/.666 3/.000 3/.666 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 26/.551 34/18 .294/.294/.412/.706 1.000/.444 .800 11/1.273 0/1 1/0
30.Millar G/S/vP 3/.333 1/.000 20/.668 9/.111 24/.653 2/1.000 8/.268 7/.286 4/.833 ··· 10/.522 35/1.389 176/85 .241/.318/.373/.692 .768/.607 .632 33/.619 0/0 4/1
35.Overbay* G/S/vP 9/.958 2/1.500 33/.862 10/.500 12/.697 ··· 8/.375 11/.364 3/.667 ··· 5/.200 23/.681 272/226 .250/.371/.460/.831 .624/.876 .914 65/.560 0/0 9/1
15.Rios G/S/vP 12/1.841 1/.000 22/1.076 9/.444 22/.830 5/2.100 5/1.150 9/.777 5/.800 4/1.250 ··· 47/.744 396/288 .262/.316/.416/.732 .750/.725 .850 85/.543 14/3 10/1
33.Rolen G/S/vP 37/.753 2/.000 22/.682 ··· 15/.650 2/2.500 1/.000 5/.600 5/1.000 4/.250 38/.816 19/.806 326/237 .320/.377/.469/.847 .990/.796 .887 85/.803 4/2 6/5
19.Scutaro G/S/vP 7/.453 ··· 7/1.143 4/.000 17/.850 5/.650 2/2.000 5/.000 2/1.000 3/.000 5/.600 25/.818 424/309 .289/.384/.420/.804 .864/.782 .725 96/.703 8/4 6/3
10.Wells G/S/vP 12/.166 2/2.000 32/1.299 10/.522 21/.881 5/.400 5/2.000 14/.357 3/1.667 5/.400 ··· 67/.624 397/297 .263/.312/.411/.723 .644/.749 .535 88/.877 13/2 9/0
IP 93.2 26.0 121.0 33.2 114.0 65.0 39.0 40.0 38.2 30.2 20.0 108.2 TOTAL .272/.337/.432/.769 .800/.757 .768 .715 49/14 100/35
ERA-K/9 4.71/6.0 2.42/11.1 3.35/8.2 2.41/6.4 3.87/10.3 4.98/8.2 3.23/8.8 1.80/9.2 2.33/6.3 3.52/8.2 5.40/7.7 4.31/5.1 4.07/7.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 418/.289 103/.193 497/.230 152/.252 478/.256 286/.288 156/.209 170/.230 154/.199 137/.259 89/.289 474/.266 .261
OPS .804 .550 .634 .673 .701 .788 .639 .664 .614 .748 .723 .730 .732
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 222/.796 53/.597 294/.674 83/.639 128/.790 146/.864 75/.468 100/.529 75/.659 73/.546 46/.760 196/.680 .716
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 196/.813 50/.501 203/.577 69/.712 350/.668 140/.711 81/.810 70/.853 79/.574 64/.980 43/.683 278/.765 .746
Road 198/.849 64/.652 250/.730 71/.753 237/.717 162/.851 89/.563 87/.781 80/.481 66/.827 39/.722 219/.698
Last 28d days 97/.709 36/.388 141/.518 26/.664 111/.532 41/1.117 37/.808 42/.715 32/.795 31/1.019 89/.723 111/.754
HR/SB/CS 10/16/1 0/2/0 10/9/1 0/3/1 13/9/6 7/7/4 5/0/0 4/8/1 4/4/0 4/4/1 0/1/0 8/14/2 76/81/17
Usage ········ X·····X· ·····X·· ······o· ·······X ······X· X·····X· o······o ········ ······o· ······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.