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Game Preview: BOS @ TOR, 7:07pm, Tuesday, August 18, 2009 @Rogers Centre

RedSox, 66-51, 2nd, 7 GB, 1 GB in WC

SP: Josh Beckett (29, RHP, 14-4, 3.10)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. TOR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (14-4) 157.0 132 61 54 42 145 12 3.10
2008 (12-10) 174.1 173 80 78 34 172 18 4.03
2007 (20-7) 200.2 189 76 73 40 194 17 3.27
Last 7 GS 5-1 51.2 37 11 11 8 46 3 1.92 67
2009-08-12 DET W 7.0 3 2 2 1 6 2 97 68
2009-08-07 @NYY ND 7.0 4 0 0 2 7 0 115 74
2009-08-01 @BAL W 7.0 6 0 0 2 5 0 107 68
2009-07-27 OAK W 7.0 8 3 3 1 10 0 103 58
2009-07-21 @TEX L 8.0 7 4 4 1 7 0 104 58
2009-07-12 KCR W 9.0 3 0 0 0 7 0 94 88
2009-07-07 OAK W 6.2 6 2 2 1 4 1 107 57
Last 5 v.TOR 2-3 30.0 28 19 19 10 29 4 5.70 50
2008-08-17 TOR L 2.1 8 8 8 1 3 1 55 11
2008-04-06 @TOR L 4.2 3 5 5 4 6 1 92 40
2007-09-04 TOR W 8.0 5 3 3 2 7 1 117 65
2007-07-15 TOR L 8.0 7 2 2 2 8 0 118 66
2007-05-08 @TOR W 7.0 5 1 1 1 5 1 89 67
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   38-18   Road:   28-33   ExtrInn: 4-6 
 vsRHP:  44-34   vsLHP:  22-17   1-Run:  17-15
 vsEast: 28-18   vsCntrl:16-6    vsWest: 11-20 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
117 Sun, Aug 16  @TEX  L   3-4       66-51  2nd  7.5 gb
116 Sat, Aug 15  @TEX  L   2-7       66-50  2nd  7.5 gb
115 Fri, Aug 14  @TEX  W   8-4       66-49  2nd  6.5 gb
114 Thu, Aug 13   DET  L   0-2       65-49  2nd  6.5 gb
113 Wed, Aug 12   DET  W   8-2       65-48  2nd  5.5 gb
112 Tue, Aug 11   DET  W   7-5       64-48  2nd  5.5 gb
111 Mon, Aug 10   DET  W   6-5       63-48  2nd  5.5 gb
110 Sun, Aug  9  @NYY  L   2-5       62-48  2nd  6.5 gb
109 Sat, Aug  8  @NYY  L   0-5       62-47  2nd  5.5 gb
108 Fri, Aug  7  @NYY  L   0-2 (15)  62-46  2nd  4.5 gb
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20: 9-11   Last 30:13-17
Blue Jays, 55-61, 4th, 17½ GB, 11½ GB in WC

SP: Ricky Romero (24, LHP, 10-5, 3.70)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (10-5) 121.2 118 50 50 47 95 15 3.70
Last 7 GS 3-2 42.2 45 24 24 20 29 5 5.06 47
2009-08-12 @NYY ND 6.0 4 3 3 3 5 2 109 54
2009-08-07 BAL L 6.0 5 4 4 2 3 0 90 47
2009-08-02 @OAK W 7.0 8 2 2 1 5 0 102 57
2009-07-27 @SEA W 6.0 10 4 4 1 3 0 95 38
2009-07-22 CLE W 5.1 6 4 4 5 2 1 104 37
2009-07-17 BOS L 4.1 5 4 4 5 8 1 93 40
2009-07-11 @BAL ND 8.0 7 3 3 3 3 1 108 56
Last 5 v.BOS 0-2 8.1 11 9 9 10 13 3 9.72 35
2009-07-17 BOS L 4.1 5 4 4 5 8 1 93 40
2009-05-31 BOS L 4.0 6 5 5 5 5 2 91 30
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   31-26   Road:   24-35   ExtrInn: 5-11
 vsRHP:  39-37   vsLHP:  16-24   1-Run:  14-21
 vsEast: 16-29   vsCntrl:19-11   vsWest: 13-10 IL: 7-11

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
116 Sun, Aug 16  @TBR  L   2-5       55-61  4th 18.0 gb
115 Sat, Aug 15  @TBR  L   3-8       55-60  4th 18.0 gb
114 Fri, Aug 14  @TBR  W   5-2       55-59  4th 17.0 gb
113 Wed, Aug 12  @NYY  L   3-4 (11)  54-59  4th 16.5 gb
112 Tue, Aug 11  @NYY  L   5-7       54-58  4th 15.5 gb
111 Mon, Aug 10  @NYY  W   5-4       54-57  4th 14.5 gb
110 Sun, Aug  9   BAL  W   7-3       53-57  4th 15.5 gb
109 Sat, Aug  8   BAL  W   3-2 (10)  52-57  4th 15.5 gb
108 Fri, Aug  7   BAL  L   5-7       51-57  4th 15.5 gb
107 Wed, Aug  5   NYY  L   4-8       51-56  4th 14.0 gb
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20: 8-12   Last 30:12-18
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sun, Jul 19, 2009 TOR  3  BOS  1        W:Roy Halladay (11-3), L: Jon Lester (8-7), S: none
Sat, Jul 18, 2009 TOR  6  BOS  2        W:Marc Rzepczynski (1-1), L: Brad Penny (6-4), S: none
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)
Season Series: 2009 - BOS leads 5-4; 2008 - Tied 9-9; 2007 - Tied 9-9; All-Time - BOS leads 253-205

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

LAA  5.79

DET  4.62

SDP  3.87

RA/G

SFG  3.72

NYY  4.69

WSN  5.41

BA

J. Mauer  .377

N. Schierholtz  .293

A. Casilla  .182

OBP

A. Pujols  .446

M. Bourn  .364

R. Cedeno  .235

SLG

A. Pujols  .680

P. Konerko  .478

A. Casilla  .227

OPS

A. Pujols  1.126

V. Martinez  .840

A. Casilla  .499

ERA

T. Lincecum  2.19

J. Blanton  3.88

J. Guthrie  5.66

K/9IP

T. Lincecum  10.71

A. Pettitte  6.90

N. Blackburn  3.74

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RedSox Batters (5.09 RS/G) vs. Blue Jays Pitchers (4.50 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 24.Romero*
G/S/vB
57.Camp
G/S/vB
39.Carlson*
G/S/vB
27.Cecil*
G/S/vB
54.Frasor
G/S/vB
32.Halladay
G/S/vB
44.Janssen
G/S/vB
22.League
G/S/vB
48.Richmond
G/S/vB
33.Roenicke
G/S/vB
34.Rzepczynski*
G/S/vB
56.Tallet*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
32.Anderson G/S/vP ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· 1/2.000 3/1.334 ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· 4/1.250 217/148 .236/.316/.314/.630 .570/.657 .701 7/.310 3/6 2/2
44.Bay G/S/vP 5/1.267 4/.000 ··· 3/3.500 4/.000 16/.846 4/1.250 5/.400 2/.000 ··· 3/1.667 8/1.000 475/338 .259/.385/.521/.906 .941/.891 .860 83/1.008 11/2 25/0
7.Drew* G/S/vP 6/.533 2/1.000 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 28/.833 6/1.133 2/1.000 1/.000 ··· 3/.000 8/.250 408/310 .254/.373/.453/.826 .701/.865 .786 76/.862 2/3 13/2
46.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 2/2.000 2/1.000 5/.200 3/1.167 1/.000 21/.953 5/1.400 1/3.000 4/3.333 ··· ··· 9/.222 496/349 .297/.345/.404/.748 .724/.758 .736 121/.789 53/8 6/2
13.Gonzalez G/S/vP ··· 5/.650 ··· ··· 5/.650 6/.167 ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 278/220 .207/.254/.295/.548 .487/.565 .593 80/.522 0/1 3/6
22.Green G/S/vP 4/.250 1/.000 ··· ··· 5/.650 6/.334 ··· 3/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 5/1.000 289/219 .233/.300/.372/.672 .624/.688 .585 48/.530 1/4 6/14
11.Kotchman* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 4/.000 ··· 4/.250 15/.400 6/.500 ··· 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 3/.666 363/255 .276/.350/.404/.754 .640/.801 .780 63/.762 0/0 7/0
25.Lowell G/S/vP 4/.500 8/.750 1/.000 3/1.666 9/1.181 31/.791 7/.453 3/.666 1/3.000 ··· 3/.333 9/.472 370/256 .299/.346/.496/.842 .898/.817 .737 76/1.015 0/1 14/9
41.Martinez# G/S/vP 3/.666 13/.693 3/.666 7/1.171 6/.900 12/.817 1/.000 4/1.167 2/1.500 ··· 2/.500 9/1.301 503/347 .288/.370/.470/.840 .872/.827 .898 106/.865 1/0 18/3
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 5/1.600 9/1.556 2/.000 3/1.666 17/.435 99/.828 4/.000 6/.833 3/1.666 ··· 3/.000 14/1.029 456/319 .221/.314/.416/.730 .743/.724 .651 99/.732 0/2 17/1
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 6/1.500 5/1.550 4/1.250 3/1.000 6/.000 38/.586 7/.572 3/.000 4/.000 ··· 3/1.167 9/.889 523/379 .295/.370/.438/.809 .731/.837 .772 114/.835 15/7 10/6
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 4/.750 13/.581 ··· 2/5.000 10/.200 81/.619 2/2.500 6/.334 3/.000 ··· ··· 11/1.080 355/250 .223/.332/.419/.751 .855/.715 .635 71/.507 0/0 13/3
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 6/2.667 10/.422 ··· 3/1.334 12/.250 56/.939 10/.543 5/.000 3/.333 ··· 3/1.000 7/.143 422/301 .311/.424/.564/.988 1.032/.971 1.037 84/.962 4/2 20/4
IP 121.2 56.2 49.1 70.1 42.1 173.0 27.1 55.1 94.1 16.2 43.0 124.1 TOTAL .263/.348/.441/.789 .808/.782 .746 .787 92/30 144/76
ERA-K/9 3.70/7.0 3.02/6.2 5.29/6.8 4.35/6.9 1.91/8.1 2.65/7.5 5.93/4.3 5.20/9.0 4.01/7.7 4.86/10.2 3.98/8.0 4.99/6.6 4.20/7.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 507/.261 235/.236 219/.272 308/.295 162/.203 687/.254 128/.347 231/.260 395/.243 73/.281 186/.231 550/.253 .262
OPS .764 .667 .781 .840 .504 .648 .967 .746 .757 .682 .707 .743 .753
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 155/.889 113/.634 91/.819 104/.760 82/.634 378/.664 66/1.004 113/.796 239/.887 35/.890 45/.695 163/.901 .772
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 352/.704 122/.699 128/.755 204/.882 80/.368 309/.629 62/.919 118/.697 156/.568 38/.495 141/.711 387/.679 .740
Home 224/.719 119/.644 108/.826 152/.819 76/.418 389/.619 72/1.173 123/.783 192/.770 33/.656 70/.648 261/.688
Last 28d days 132/.780 51/.619 33/.920 105/.700 30/.372 165/.720 5/.400 51/.738 46/.960 23/.867 112/.789 92/.764
HR/SB/CS 15/3/5 3/0/0 6/2/1 9/3/4 1/4/2 15/14/5 4/0/1 6/7/1 15/5/3 0/5/0 5/4/0 13/6/3 123/64/36
Usage ·····X·· ·····X·X ·o····XX ········ ···o···X ···X···· ·oo····· ·XX··X·o ······X· ··X···o· ·X·····X ··X·····
Blue Jays Batters (4.80 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.41 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 19.Beckett
G/S/vB
60.Bard
G/S/vB
61.Buchholz
G/S/vB
53.Cabrera
G/S/vB
17.Delcarmen
G/S/vB
31.Lester*
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
63.Tazawa
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
20.Barajas G/S/vP 12/1.400 3/.000 3/.333 1/.000 2/1.000 10/.900 1/.000 6/.334 15/.600 4/1.250 ··· ··· 329/238 .238/.269/.384/.653 .807/.595 .574 61/.485 1/0 10/8
23.Bautista G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 18/.800 1/.000 2/.000 14/.445 4/.500 4/.500 ··· 235/125 .229/.352/.328/.680 .808/.561 .696 47/.400 4/0 3/2
13.Chavez G/S/vP 5/.200 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 5/.400 ··· ··· ··· 124/86 .271/.289/.364/.654 .472/.731 .655 30/.753 0/1 2/1
7.Encarnacion G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/5.000 8/.375 1/3.000 3/.000 ··· 218/173 .205/.303/.353/.655 .887/.595 .770 87/.547 1/1 6/7
2.Hill G/S/vP 25/.860 1/.000 7/.286 6/.000 9/.666 16/.125 2/.000 9/.444 15/.400 4/.833 3/.000 ··· 539/396 .288/.327/.498/.825 .959/.777 .834 108/.941 4/2 28/6
1.Inglett* G/S/vP 5/.400 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 3/.666 3/.000 3/.666 ··· ··· ··· 76/73 .246/.307/.304/.611 .333/.619 .613 49/.725 2/1 0/2
26.Lind* G/S/vP 5/2.000 2/1.000 5/1.000 5/.200 3/.666 15/.414 4/.000 7/.572 15/.800 4/.250 1/.000 ··· 491/342 .295/.360/.538/.899 .780/.953 .930 97/.781 1/1 24/1
6.McDonald G/S/vP 6/1.417 ··· 1/3.000 5/.400 1/.000 8/.453 3/.000 3/.666 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 45/23 .267/.267/.378/.644 .818/.478 .778 11/.455 0/1 1/1
15.Millar G/S/vP 20/.668 1/.000 7/.286 1/2.000 10/.100 27/.571 8/.268 7/.286 5/.200 5/.650 ··· ··· 217/96 .231/.309/.379/.688 .758/.599 .688 33/.851 0/0 6/4
35.Overbay* G/S/vP 33/.862 2/1.500 7/1.571 4/1.250 11/.455 15/.862 9/.333 11/.364 12/1.053 4/.500 ··· ··· 355/291 .267/.389/.486/.875 .576/.946 .916 71/.966 0/0 13/2
3.Ruiz G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 21/18 .333/.333/.619/.952 1.333/.889 21/.952 0/0 2/
19.Scutaro G/S/vP 7/1.143 1/.000 5/.600 4/.250 4/.000 21/.749 2/2.000 5/.000 10/.633 2/1.000 3/.000 ··· 540/391 .300/.389/.448/.837 .885/.818 .797 104/.988 8/4 11/4
10.Wells G/S/vP 32/1.299 2/2.000 6/.333 6/.533 10/.522 21/.881 5/2.000 14/.357 12/.166 3/1.667 5/.400 ··· 494/365 .255/.300/.401/.700 .637/.722 .594 97/.609 14/2 12/0
IP 157.0 35.1 32.1 3.0 47.2 153.0 50.0 50.2 127.2 52.0 42.0 11.2 TOTAL .268/.331/.434/.765 .787/.756 .768 .765 58/17 139/56
ERA-K/9 3.10/8.3 3.06/11.5 4.45/5.6 6.00/18.0 3.40/6.0 3.71/10.4 2.88/8.3 2.13/9.9 5.22/6.0 2.25/6.8 3.00/7.5 5.40/6.2 4.17/7.8

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 634/.227 150/.206 153/.300 15/.308 215/.257 642/.250 206/.220 216/.224 568/.291 218/.212 182/.235 59/.340 .264
OPS .625 .628 .842 .785 .707 .685 .653 .646 .827 .640 .698 1.011 .745
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 368/.674 71/.723 72/.874 6/1.167 112/.531 173/.720 93/.459 119/.569 282/.806 109/.728 97/.507 32/.457 .735
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 266/.558 79/.543 81/.814 9/.476 103/.893 469/.672 113/.822 97/.738 286/.847 109/.553 85/.921 27/1.676 .754
Road 333/.685 97/.792 96/.934 8/1.125 104/.749 343/.675 128/.607 107/.657 275/.883 119/.561 96/.734 36/1.260
Last 28d days 137/.591 43/.895 129/.888 15/.785 58/.803 133/.648 46/.689 43/.622 127/.873 59/.747 41/.565 59/1.011
HR/SB/CS 12/12/2 3/4/0 4/3/0 0/2/0 1/7/1 15/14/6 5/0/0 5/10/1 17/27/2 4/5/0 5/7/2 3/0/0 111/118/20
Usage ·····X·· ···X··o· ····X··· ··X·o·o· ··X·X··X ···X···· ·X···o·· ···X··Xo ··X····X ·Xo··X·o ···o··o· ·X····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.