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Game Preview: BOS @ TOR, 7:07pm, Wednesday, August 19, 2009 @Rogers Centre

RedSox, 67-51, 2nd, 7 GB, tied for WC

SP: Clay Buchholz (24, RHP, 1-3, 4.45)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. TOR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (1-3) 32.1 39 17 16 19 20 4 4.45
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 1-4 34.2 42 22 21 22 20 4 5.45 42
2009-08-13 DET L 7.0 5 2 1 3 3 1 100 61
2009-08-08 @NYY L 6.0 6 2 2 5 3 0 105 50
2009-08-02 @BAL ND 4.0 9 7 7 4 3 2 76 15
2009-07-28 OAK ND 5.2 9 2 2 2 5 0 107 46
2009-07-22 @TEX L 4.0 6 3 3 2 3 1 90 39
2009-07-17 @TOR W 5.2 4 1 1 3 3 0 103 57
2008-08-20 @BAL L 2.1 3 5 5 3 0 0 60 28
Last 5 v.TOR 1-2 15.1 15 7 5 7 15 0 2.93 51
2009-07-17 @TOR W 5.2 4 1 1 3 3 0 103 57
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:   38-18   Road:   29-33   ExtrInn: 4-6 
 vsRHP:  44-34   vsLHP:  23-17   1-Run:  18-15
 vsEast: 29-18   vsCntrl:16-6    vsWest: 11-20 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
118 Tue, Aug 18  @TOR  W  10-9       67-51  2nd  7.0 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
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20: 9-11   Last 30:13-17
Blue Jays, 55-62, 4th, 18½ GB, 11½ GB in WC

SP: Roy Halladay (32, RHP, 13-5, 2.65)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (13-5) 173.0 166 57 51 21 144 15 2.65
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 3-3 57.0 57 19 15 4 46 5 2.37 63
2009-08-14 @TBR W 8.0 8 2 1 0 6 1 111 66
2009-08-09 BAL W 8.0 9 3 2 1 4 0 107 57
2009-08-04 NYY L 9.0 10 5 4 0 5 3 103 54
2009-07-29 @SEA L 7.0 11 3 3 0 6 1 115 49
2009-07-24 TBR ND 9.0 4 2 1 3 10 0 115 80
2009-07-19 BOS W 9.0 6 1 1 0 7 0 105 78
2009-07-09 @TBR L 7.0 9 3 3 0 8 0 119 55
Last 5 v.BOS 3-2 39.2 30 9 8 5 25 2 1.82 67
2009-07-19 BOS W 9.0 6 1 1 0 7 0 105 78
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
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   31-27   Road:   24-35   ExtrInn: 5-11
 vsRHP:  39-38   vsLHP:  16-24   1-Run:  14-22
 vsEast: 16-30   vsCntrl:19-11   vsWest: 13-10 IL: 7-11

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
117 Tue, Aug 18   BOS  L   9-10      55-62  4th 18.5 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
 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 6-4; 2008 - Tied 9-9; 2007 - Tied 9-9; All-Time - BOS leads 254-205

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  5.81

DET  4.62

SDP  3.88

RA/G

SFG  3.69

NYY  4.67

BAL  5.42

BA

J. Mauer  .380

D. Lee  .292

A. Casilla  .180

OBP

J. Mauer  .446

C. McGehee  .363

R. Cedeno  .239

SLG

A. Pujols  .683

A. Jones  .476

A. Casilla  .225

OPS

A. Pujols  1.127

S. Rolen  .839

A. Casilla  .493

ERA

T. Lincecum  2.19

J. Blanton  3.88

F. Liriano  5.80

K/9IP

T. Lincecum  10.71

A. Pettitte  6.90

N. Blackburn  3.74

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RedSox Batters (5.14 RS/G) vs. Blue Jays Pitchers (4.55 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 32.Halladay
G/S/vB
57.Camp
G/S/vB
39.Carlson*
G/S/vB
27.Cecil*
G/S/vB
54.Frasor
G/S/vB
44.Janssen
G/S/vB
22.League
G/S/vB
48.Richmond
G/S/vB
33.Roenicke
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
32.Anderson G/S/vP 3/1.334 2/1.000 ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· 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 16/.846 4/.000 ··· 3/3.500 4/.000 4/1.250 5/.400 2/.000 ··· 5/1.267 3/1.667 8/1.000 475/338 .259/.385/.521/.906 .941/.891 .860 79/1.002 11/2 26/0
7.Drew* G/S/vP 28/.833 2/1.000 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 6/1.133 2/1.000 1/.000 ··· 6/.533 3/.000 8/.250 408/310 .254/.373/.453/.826 .701/.865 .786 72/.914 2/3 13/2
46.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 21/.953 2/1.000 5/.200 3/1.167 1/.000 5/1.400 1/3.000 4/3.333 ··· 2/2.000 ··· 9/.222 496/349 .297/.345/.404/.748 .724/.758 .736 117/.818 53/8 6/2
13.Gonzalez G/S/vP 6/.167 5/.650 ··· ··· 5/.650 ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 278/220 .207/.254/.295/.548 .487/.565 .593 80/.522 0/1 3/6
22.Green G/S/vP 6/.334 1/.000 ··· ··· 5/.650 ··· 3/.000 1/.000 ··· 4/.250 ··· 5/1.000 289/219 .233/.300/.372/.672 .624/.688 .585 48/.530 1/4 6/14
11.Kotchman* G/S/vP 15/.400 1/.000 4/.000 ··· 4/.250 6/.500 ··· 2/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 3/.666 363/255 .276/.350/.404/.754 .640/.801 .780 59/.781 0/0 7/0
25.Lowell G/S/vP 31/.791 8/.750 1/.000 3/1.666 9/1.181 7/.453 3/.666 1/3.000 ··· 4/.500 3/.333 9/.472 370/256 .299/.346/.496/.842 .898/.817 .737 72/1.023 0/1 14/9
41.Martinez# G/S/vP 12/.817 13/.693 3/.666 7/1.171 6/.900 1/.000 4/1.167 2/1.500 ··· 3/.666 2/.500 9/1.301 503/347 .288/.370/.470/.840 .872/.827 .898 101/.816 1/0 18/3
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 99/.828 9/1.556 2/.000 3/1.666 17/.435 4/.000 6/.833 3/1.666 ··· 5/1.600 3/.000 14/1.029 456/319 .221/.314/.416/.730 .743/.724 .651 95/.743 0/2 18/1
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 38/.586 5/1.550 4/1.250 3/1.000 6/.000 7/.572 3/.000 4/.000 ··· 6/1.500 3/1.167 9/.889 523/379 .295/.370/.438/.809 .731/.837 .772 110/.849 15/7 10/6
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 81/.619 13/.581 ··· 2/5.000 10/.200 2/2.500 6/.334 3/.000 ··· 4/.750 ··· 11/1.080 355/250 .223/.332/.419/.751 .855/.715 .635 67/.540 0/0 13/3
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 56/.939 10/.422 ··· 3/1.334 12/.250 10/.543 5/.000 3/.333 ··· 6/2.667 3/1.000 7/.143 422/301 .311/.424/.564/.988 1.032/.971 1.037 80/.972 4/2 20/4
IP 173.0 58.1 50.0 70.1 43.1 28.1 55.1 94.1 16.2 125.1 43.0 125.1 TOTAL .263/.348/.441/.789 .808/.782 .746 .798 92/30 144/76
ERA-K/9 2.65/7.5 3.09/6.0 5.22/6.8 4.35/6.9 1.87/7.9 6.04/4.8 5.20/9.0 4.01/7.7 4.86/10.2 3.95/7.0 3.98/8.0 4.95/6.6 4.20/7.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 687/.254 235/.236 219/.272 308/.295 162/.203 128/.347 231/.260 395/.243 73/.281 507/.261 186/.231 550/.253 .262
OPS .648 .667 .781 .840 .504 .967 .746 .757 .682 .764 .707 .743 .753
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 378/.664 113/.634 91/.819 104/.760 82/.634 66/1.004 113/.796 239/.887 35/.890 155/.889 45/.695 163/.901 .772
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 309/.629 122/.699 128/.755 204/.882 80/.368 62/.919 118/.697 156/.568 38/.495 352/.704 141/.711 387/.679 .740
Home 389/.619 119/.644 108/.826 152/.819 76/.418 72/1.173 123/.783 192/.770 33/.656 224/.719 70/.648 261/.688
Last 28d days 165/.720 51/.619 33/.920 73/.665 30/.372 5/.400 51/.738 46/.960 23/.867 132/.780 112/.789 92/.764
HR/SB/CS 15/14/5 3/0/0 6/2/1 9/3/4 1/4/2 4/0/1 6/7/1 15/5/3 0/5/0 15/3/5 5/4/0 13/6/3 123/64/36
Usage ····X··· X·····X· o·o····X ········ X···o··· X·oo···· ··XX··X· ·······X ···X···o X·····X· ··X····· X··X····
Blue Jays Batters (4.84 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.45 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 61.Buchholz
G/S/vB
60.Bard
G/S/vB
19.Beckett
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 3/.333 3/.000 12/1.400 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 58/.510 1/0 11/8
23.Bautista G/S/vP 2/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 18/.800 1/.000 2/.000 14/.445 4/.500 4/.500 ··· 235/125 .229/.352/.328/.680 .808/.561 .696 44/.431 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 83/.549 1/1 6/7
2.Hill G/S/vP 7/.286 1/.000 25/.860 6/.000 9/.666 16/.125 2/.000 9/.444 15/.400 4/.833 3/.000 ··· 539/396 .288/.327/.498/.825 .959/.777 .834 104/.928 4/2 28/6
1.Inglett* G/S/vP 1/.000 ··· 5/.400 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 5/1.000 2/1.000 5/2.000 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 1/3.000 ··· 6/1.417 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 7/.286 1/.000 20/.668 1/2.000 10/.100 27/.571 8/.268 7/.286 5/.200 5/.650 ··· ··· 217/96 .231/.309/.379/.688 .758/.599 .688 30/.833 0/0 6/4
35.Overbay* G/S/vP 7/1.571 2/1.500 33/.862 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 67/1.033 0/0 13/2
3.Ruiz G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 21/18 .333/.333/.619/.952 1.333/.889 21/.952 0/0 3/
19.Scutaro G/S/vP 5/.600 1/.000 7/1.143 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 .797 100/1.009 8/4 11/4
10.Wells G/S/vP 6/.333 2/2.000 32/1.299 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 93/.636 14/2 12/0
IP 32.1 36.0 162.1 3.0 48.1 153.0 51.0 52.0 127.2 52.0 42.0 11.2 TOTAL .268/.331/.434/.765 .787/.756 .768 .773 58/17 139/56
ERA-K/9 4.45/5.6 3.50/11.5 3.38/8.3 6.00/18.0 3.35/6.3 3.71/10.4 2.82/8.1 2.08/9.7 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 153/.300 150/.206 634/.227 15/.308 215/.257 642/.250 206/.220 216/.224 568/.291 218/.212 182/.235 59/.340 .264
OPS .842 .628 .625 .785 .707 .685 .653 .646 .827 .640 .698 1.011 .745
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 72/.874 71/.723 368/.674 6/1.167 112/.531 173/.720 93/.459 119/.569 282/.806 109/.728 97/.507 32/.457 .735
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 81/.814 79/.543 266/.558 9/.476 103/.893 469/.672 113/.822 97/.738 286/.847 109/.553 85/.921 27/1.676 .754
Road 96/.934 97/.792 333/.685 8/1.125 104/.749 343/.675 128/.607 107/.657 275/.883 119/.561 96/.734 36/1.260
Last 28d days 129/.888 43/.895 106/.598 15/.785 58/.803 133/.648 46/.689 43/.622 127/.873 59/.747 41/.565 59/1.011
HR/SB/CS 4/3/0 3/4/0 12/12/2 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·· o···X··o X·····X· ···X·o·o o··X·X·· ····X··· o·X···o· X···X··X ···X···· ··Xo··X· ····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.