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Game Preview: BOS @ TOR, 1:07pm, Sunday, July 19, 2009 @Rogers Centre

RedSox, 55-35, 1st, 2 up

SP: Jon Lester (25, LHP, 8-6, 3.87)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. TOR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (8-6) 114.0 112 52 49 35 131 13 3.87
2008 (16-6) 210.1 202 78 75 66 152 14 3.21
2007 (4-0) 63.0 61 33 32 31 50 10 4.57
Last 7 GS 4-1 48.2 35 11 8 11 57 2 1.48 68
2009-07-10 KCR W 8.0 4 0 0 2 8 0 115 80
2009-07-05 SEA ND 6.2 8 4 1 3 9 0 122 54
2009-06-29 @BAL W 7.0 5 0 0 0 8 0 108 75
2009-06-24 @WSN W 6.0 6 3 3 2 6 0 103 52
2009-06-18 FLA L 5.0 8 2 2 0 4 2 110 47
2009-06-12 @PHI ND 7.0 2 1 1 2 11 0 111 78
2009-06-06 TEX W 9.0 2 1 1 2 11 0 107 88
Last 5 v.TOR 3-2 29.2 31 15 15 12 28 2 4.55 51
2009-05-31 @TOR W 6.0 3 1 1 3 12 0 115 71
2009-05-21 TOR W 6.1 8 1 1 2 4 0 109 55
2008-09-20 @TOR L 7.0 8 5 5 3 4 0 102 42
2008-09-14 TOR W 8.0 4 1 1 2 6 1 103 74
2008-08-23 @TOR L 2.1 8 7 7 2 2 1 78 13
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   31-14   Road:   24-21   ExtrInn: 4-3 
 vsRHP:  34-23   vsLHP:  21-12   1-Run:  15-13
 vsEast: 23-10   vsCntrl:13-5    vsWest:  8-13 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 90 Sat, Jul 18  @TOR  L   2-6       55-35  1st  2.0 up
 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
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:19-11
Blue Jays, 45-47, 4th, 11 GB, 9 GB in WC

SP: Roy Halladay (32, RHP, 10-3, 2.85)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (10-3) 123.0 118 41 39 17 106 10 2.85
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 2-2 48.0 50 18 18 8 43 5 3.38 57
2009-07-09 @TBR L 7.0 9 3 3 0 8 0 119 55
2009-07-04 @NYY ND 7.0 9 5 5 3 3 3 108 39
2009-06-29 TBR L 6.0 5 2 2 2 7 1 88 59
2009-06-12 FLA ND 3.0 5 1 1 0 0 0 41 45
2009-06-07 KCR W 9.0 7 0 0 0 6 0 97 79
2009-06-02 LAA W 9.0 7 4 4 1 14 0 133 70
2009-05-27 @BAL ND 7.0 8 3 3 2 5 1 102 52
Last 5 v.BOS 3-2 38.2 32 12 11 6 24 5 2.56 62
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
2008-04-29 @BOS L 8.2 5 1 1 1 6 0 112 75
2008-04-06 BOS W 8.0 8 4 4 1 6 3 107 55
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   26-19   Road:   19-28   ExtrInn: 4-8 
 vsRHP:  31-31   vsLHP:  14-16   1-Run:  11-15
 vsEast: 10-20   vsCntrl:18-9    vsWest: 10-7  IL: 7-11

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 92 Sat, Jul 18   BOS  W   6-2       45-47  4th 11.0 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
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 6-14   Last 30:11-19
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
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)
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)
Season Series: 2009 - BOS leads 5-3; 2008 - Tied 9-9; 2007 - Tied 9-9; All-Time - BOS leads 253-204

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  5.62

FLA  4.57

SDP  3.76

RA/G

SFG  3.66

CHW  4.64

WSN  5.60

BA

J. Mauer  .371

K. Morales  .288

R. Cedeno  .180

OBP

A. Pujols  .458

M. Young  .362

R. Cedeno  .236

SLG

A. Pujols  .740

M. Lowell  .470

N. Punto  .223

OPS

A. Pujols  1.197

R. Zimmerman  .823

N. Punto  .543

ERA

D. Haren  2.01

U. Jimenez  3.82

J. Geer  6.02

K/9IP

J. Verlander  10.96

R. Wolf  6.79

J. Pineiro  3.75

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RedSox Batters (5.23 RS/G) vs. Blue Jays Pitchers (4.48 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 32.Halladay
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
24.Romero*
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 16/1.009 2/1.000 4/1.500 1/.000 2/.000 3/.000 4/.833 ··· 2/.000 2/.000 ··· 4/1.250 99/32 .270/.343/.449/.793 .871/.629 .815 26/.781 0/0 4/2
44.Bay G/S/vP 12/1.144 4/.250 4/.000 ··· 3/3.500 7/.429 3/.000 ··· 5/.400 5/1.267 ··· 8/1.000 380/270 .257/.376/.521/.897 .910/.891 .886 86/.624 10/1 20/0
7.Drew* G/S/vP 24/.982 4/.000 2/1.000 ··· ··· 13/.616 1/2.000 ··· 2/1.000 6/.533 ··· 8/.250 321/245 .248/.374/.470/.844 .781/.863 .850 84/.750 2/2 12/1
46.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 17/1.177 2/.000 2/1.000 5/.200 3/1.167 5/.400 1/.000 ··· 1/3.000 2/2.000 ··· 9/.222 367/247 .297/.347/.399/.747 .712/.762 .779 80/.784 40/7 5/1
22.Green G/S/vP 3/.666 2/1.500 1/.000 ··· ··· 4/.833 5/.650 ··· 3/.000 4/.250 ··· 5/1.000 238/176 .252/.321/.388/.709 .641/.733 .593 71/.521 1/4 4/9
11.Kotsay* G/S/vP 6/.334 2/1.500 4/1.000 ··· ··· 3/.000 6/.650 ··· 2/2.000 ··· ··· 2/.500 72/62 .269/.306/.343/.649 .400/.691 .604 48/.674 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
25.Lowell G/S/vP 31/.791 9/.777 8/.750 1/.000 3/1.666 8/1.125 9/1.181 ··· 3/.666 4/.500 ··· 9/.472 286/204 .285/.322/.470/.792 .900/.750 .719 14/.516 0/1 10/9
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 95/.837 4/.000 9/1.556 2/.000 3/1.666 22/1.000 16/.464 ··· 6/.833 5/1.600 ··· 14/1.029 345/234 .226/.319/.421/.740 .761/.729 .625 81/.992 0/2 12/1
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 34/.535 4/.833 5/1.550 4/1.250 3/1.000 6/.334 6/.000 ··· 3/.000 6/1.500 ··· 9/.889 397/279 .303/.379/.429/.807 .807/.807 .751 94/.996 14/5 4/5
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 78/.643 4/1.000 13/.581 ··· 2/5.000 12/.750 10/.200 ··· 6/.334 4/.750 ··· 11/1.080 277/194 .237/.350/.474/.824 1.001/.762 .764 68/.888 0/0 13/2
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 52/.912 3/.000 10/.422 ··· 3/1.334 6/.500 11/.273 ··· 5/.000 6/2.667 ··· 7/.143 326/227 .299/.420/.575/.995 1.098/.951 1.020 91/.883 4/1 17/3
IP 123.0 11.2 44.1 42.0 45.0 29.1 34.0 14.2 43.2 91.1 18.0 103.2 TOTAL .264/.351/.446/.797 .840/.779 .759 .777 75/24 109/55
ERA-K/9 2.85/7.8 3.09/8.5 3.45/6.1 4.93/6.4 5.40/6.6 1.84/9.5 2.38/8.2 1.84/5.5 4.95/8.4 3.25/7.6 2.50/8.0 4.95/6.8 4.26/7.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 489/.253 50/.256 184/.236 183/.270 203/.324 113/.198 129/.216 66/.296 180/.255 375/.254 49/.167 458/.246 .260
OPS .641 .836 .679 .740 .911 .503 .548 .838 .748 .758 .571 .739 .757
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 264/.664 25/.558 86/.605 75/.779 74/.781 31/.625 63/.668 30/.987 81/.816 109/.911 9/.347 135/.856 .770
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 225/.615 25/1.147 98/.747 108/.713 129/.990 82/.455 66/.433 36/.713 99/.692 266/.691 40/.624 323/.691 .747
Home 254/.635 17/.950 96/.629 90/.782 74/.905 66/.247 53/.465 39/.649 103/.785 174/.709 / 212/.674
Last 28d days 85/.779 39/.953 61/.556 41/.913 73/.928 5/.650 37/.574 35/.857 52/.692 163/.695 49/.571 102/.860
HR/SB/CS 10/12/3 2/2/2 3/0/0 3/2/1 8/2/2 1/1/1 1/4/2 1/0/0 5/7/1 12/3/5 1/2/0 12/5/3 103/56/31
Usage ········ oo····o· ·X····X· o······o ········ X······· o······X ········ ·o·····X ·X·····X X·····X· ········
Blue Jays Batters (4.83 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.30 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 31.Lester*
G/S/vB
60.Bard
G/S/vB
19.Beckett
G/S/vB
61.Buchholz
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
29.Smoltz
G/S/vB
49.Wakefield
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
20.Barajas G/S/vP 7/.453 3/.000 12/1.400 3/.333 2/1.000 2/.000 1/.000 6/.334 15/.600 4/1.250 ··· 3/.000 29/.680 265/192 .248/.281/.398/.680 .887/.601 .627 50/.400 1/0 8/7
23.Bautista G/S/vP 15/.871 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 1/.000 1/no AB 1/.000 2/.000 12/.258 4/.500 4/.500 ··· ··· 182/99 .259/.391/.361/.752 .915/.605 .701 41/.773 3/0 2/1
13.Chavez G/S/vP ··· ··· 5/.200 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/.666 ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 91/62 .267/.267/.378/.644 .464/.726 .714 33/.667 0/0 2/1
17.Dellucci* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 8/.000 2/.000 1/.000 3/.000 ··· 4/.250 13/.231 2/2.000 1/.000 13/.308 22/.814 71/66 .190/.268/.254/.522 .400/.531 .125 26/.241 0/0 0/0
2.Hill G/S/vP 12/.167 1/.000 25/.860 7/.286 9/.666 1/.000 2/.000 9/.444 12/.500 4/.833 3/.000 ··· 33/.656 423/315 .289/.329/.482/.812 .942/.767 .849 98/.772 3/1 20/6
26.Lind* G/S/vP 11/.282 2/1.000 5/2.000 5/1.000 3/.666 2/1.000 4/.000 7/.572 12/.584 3/.333 1/.000 ··· 12/.334 386/273 .305/.376/.550/.926 .781/.990 1.000 88/.963 1/1 20/1
6.McDonald G/S/vP 8/.453 ··· 6/1.417 1/3.000 1/.000 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 24/.653 1/.000 20/.668 7/.286 9/.111 2/1.000 8/.268 7/.286 3/.333 4/.833 ··· 10/.522 35/1.389 176/85 .241/.318/.373/.692 .768/.607 .632 28/.613 0/0 4/1
35.Overbay* G/S/vP 12/.697 2/1.500 33/.862 7/1.571 10/.500 ··· 9/.333 11/.364 9/.958 3/.667 ··· 5/.200 23/.681 276/229 .259/.377/.469/.846 .610/.897 .942 68/.646 0/0 9/1
15.Rios G/S/vP 22/.830 1/.000 22/1.076 8/.583 9/.444 5/2.100 5/1.150 10/.700 12/1.841 5/.800 4/1.250 ··· 47/.744 400/292 .260/.315/.414/.729 .750/.721 .842 85/.563 14/3 10/1
33.Rolen G/S/vP 15/.650 2/.000 22/.682 3/.000 ··· 2/2.500 2/1.500 5/.600 37/.753 5/1.000 4/.250 38/.816 19/.806 330/240 .319/.376/.470/.846 1.016/.785 .883 84/.801 4/2 6/5
19.Scutaro G/S/vP 17/.850 1/.000 7/1.143 5/.600 4/.000 5/.650 2/2.000 5/.000 7/.453 2/1.000 3/.000 5/.600 25/.818 428/313 .287/.385/.418/.803 .864/.781 .724 94/.727 8/4 6/3
10.Wells G/S/vP 21/.881 2/2.000 32/1.299 6/.333 10/.522 5/.400 5/2.000 14/.357 12/.166 3/1.667 5/.400 ··· 67/.624 397/297 .263/.312/.411/.723 .644/.749 .535 83/.868 13/2 9/0
IP 114.0 26.0 121.0 5.2 33.2 67.0 39.0 40.0 98.2 39.2 30.2 20.0 108.2 TOTAL .270/.336/.430/.767 .800/.754 .762 .714 49/14 100/35
ERA-K/9 3.87/10.3 2.42/11.1 3.35/8.2 1.59/4.7 2.41/6.4 4.84/8.1 3.23/8.8 1.80/9.2 5.02/5.9 2.27/6.6 3.52/8.2 5.40/7.7 4.31/5.1 4.03/7.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 478/.256 107/.185 497/.230 24/.200 152/.252 286/.288 160/.210 173/.225 418/.289 154/.199 137/.259 89/.289 474/.266 .260
OPS .701 .528 .634 .592 .673 .788 .642 .652 .804 .614 .748 .723 .730 .729
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 128/.790 54/.584 294/.674 8/1.250 83/.639 146/.864 77/.455 100/.529 222/.796 75/.659 73/.546 46/.760 196/.680 .717
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 350/.668 53/.470 203/.577 16/.188 69/.712 140/.711 83/.829 73/.816 196/.813 79/.574 64/.980 43/.683 278/.765 .740
Road 237/.717 68/.609 250/.730 24/.592 71/.753 162/.851 93/.571 90/.753 198/.849 80/.481 66/.827 39/.722 219/.698
Last 28d days 111/.532 40/.346 112/.564 24/.592 26/.664 41/1.117 41/.803 45/.664 97/.709 32/.795 31/1.019 89/.723 111/.754
HR/SB/CS 13/9/6 0/2/0 10/9/1 0/0/0 0/3/1 7/7/4 5/0/0 4/8/1 10/16/1 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······ X······· X······· ·······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.