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Game Preview: TOR @ BOS, 7:10pm, Friday, September 17, 2010 @Fenway Park II

Blue Jays, 73-73, 73-73 4th, 15½ GB, 15 GB in WC

SP: Brett Cecil (23, LHP, 12-7, 4.12)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (12-7) 155.0 148 76 71 51 111 16 4.12
2009 (7-4) 93.1 116 59 55 38 69 17 5.30
Last 7 GS 4-2 42.2 50 27 24 15 32 6 5.06 46
2010-09-10 TBR ND 2.0 8 7 7 2 3 1 54 13
2010-09-05 @NYY W 6.1 7 3 3 4 3 0 102 46
2010-08-30 @TBR L 7.0 5 5 2 1 5 1 108 57
2010-08-25 NYY W 8.0 7 2 2 2 5 1 106 63
2010-08-20 @BOS W 6.2 9 2 2 3 6 0 111 51
2010-08-14 @LAA L 5.2 10 7 7 1 1 3 72 21
2010-08-06 TBR W 7.0 4 1 1 2 9 0 112 72
Last 5 v.BOS 1-3 21.2 31 17 15 9 14 7 6.23 38
2010-08-20 @BOS W 6.2 9 2 2 3 6 0 111 51
2010-04-28 BOS L 6.0 5 1 1 1 3 0 100 60
2009-08-20 BOS L 4.1 6 6 4 3 2 2 85 30
2009-05-20 @BOS L 4.2 11 8 8 2 3 5 83 11
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   38-31   Road:   35-42   ExtrInn: 4-6 
 vsRHP:  62-53   vsLHP:  11-20   1-Run:  20-27
 vsEast: 32-31   vsCntrl:19-18   vsWest: 15-13 IL: 7-11

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
146 Wed, Sep 15  @BAL  L   1-3       73-73  4th 15.5 gb
145 Tue, Sep 14  @BAL  L   3-11      73-72  4th 15.0 gb
144 Mon, Sep 13  @BAL  L   3-4 (11)  73-71  4th 14.5 gb
143 Sun, Sep 12   TBR  W   5-4       73-70  4th 14.0 gb
142 Sat, Sep 11   TBR  L   1-13      72-70  4th 15.0 gb
141 Fri, Sep 10   TBR  L   8-9       72-69  4th 15.0 gb
140 Thu, Sep  9   TEX  L   2-4       72-68  4th 15.0 gb
139 Wed, Sep  8   TEX  L   1-8       72-67  4th 14.5 gb
138 Tue, Sep  7   TEX  W   8-5       72-66  4th 13.5 gb
137 Mon, Sep  6   TEX  W   7-2       71-66  4th 14.5 gb
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 7-13   Last 30:12-18
RedSox, 82-64, 82-64 3rd, 6½ GB, 6 GB in WC

SP: John Lackey (31, RHP, 12-10, 4.45)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. TOR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (12-10) 190.0 211 101 94 66 134 16 4.45
2009 (11-8) 176.1 177 84 75 47 139 17 3.83
2008 (12-5) 163.1 161 71 68 40 130 26 3.75
Last 7 GS 2-4 49.1 51 27 24 11 46 5 4.38 53
2010-09-11 @OAK L 7.0 6 3 3 0 6 0 111 59
2010-09-04 CHW L 7.0 4 3 1 2 7 0 116 66
2010-08-29 @TBR L 6.1 9 5 5 3 7 2 107 39
2010-08-23 SEA W 8.0 6 3 2 2 10 0 112 68
2010-08-18 LAA W 7.0 10 5 5 0 5 2 119 42
2010-08-12 @TOR ND 8.0 8 3 3 1 4 1 98 57
2010-08-07 @NYY L 6.0 8 5 5 3 7 0 116 40
Last 5 v.TOR 1-2 31.2 39 24 23 14 25 4 6.54 41
2010-08-12 @TOR ND 8.0 8 3 3 1 4 1 98 57
2010-07-10 @TOR L 4.2 8 7 7 6 2 1 105 16
2010-05-10 TOR W 6.0 8 6 6 3 6 1 96 35
2009-06-04 @TOR ND 7.0 7 2 2 3 6 0 114 58
2008-07-05 TOR L 6.0 8 6 5 1 7 1 104 40
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   42-30   Road:   40-34   ExtrInn: 5-10
 vsRHP:  56-40   vsLHP:  26-24   1-Run:  21-22
 vsEast: 31-29   vsCntrl:14-15   vsWest: 24-15 IL:13-5 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
146 Wed, Sep 15  @SEA  W   5-1       82-64  3rd  6.5 gb
145 Tue, Sep 14  @SEA  W   9-6       81-64  3rd  7.0 gb
144 Mon, Sep 13  @SEA  W   5-1       80-64  3rd  7.5 gb
143 Sun, Sep 12  @OAK  W   5-3       79-64  3rd  8.0 gb
142 Sat, Sep 11  @OAK  L   3-4       78-64  3rd  9.0 gb
141 Fri, Sep 10  @OAK  L   0-5       78-63  3rd  9.0 gb
140 Wed, Sep  8   TBR  W  11-5       78-62  3rd  9.0 gb
139 Tue, Sep  7   TBR  L   5-14      77-62  3rd  9.0 gb
138 Mon, Sep  6   TBR  W  12-5       77-61  3rd  9.0 gb
137 Sun, Sep  5   CHW  L   5-7       76-61  3rd 10.0 gb
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:16-14
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sun, Aug 22, 2010 BOS  5  TOR  0        W:Clay Buchholz (15-5), L: Shaun Marcum (11-7), S: Felix Doubront (2)
Sat, Aug 21, 2010 BOS  5  TOR  4 (11)   W:Jonathan Papelbon (5-5), L: Casey Janssen (4-2), S: none
Fri, Aug 20, 2010 TOR 16 @BOS  2        W:Brett Cecil (10-6), L: Jon Lester (13-8), S: none
Thu, Aug 12, 2010 TOR  6  BOS  5        W:Kevin Gregg (1-4), L: Jonathan Papelbon (4-5), S: none
Wed, Aug 11, 2010 BOS 10 @TOR  1        W:Clay Buchholz (13-5), L: Shaun Marcum (10-6), S: none
Tue, Aug 10, 2010 BOS  7 @TOR  5        W:Felix Doubront (2-2), L: Shawn Camp (3-2), S: Jonathan Papelbon (29)
Sun, Jul 11, 2010 BOS  3 @TOR  2        W:Daisuke Matsuzaka (6-3), L: Jesse Litsch (0-4), S: Jonathan Papelbon (20)
Sat, Jul 10, 2010 TOR  9  BOS  5        W:Shawn Camp (3-1), L: John Lackey (9-5), S: Kevin Gregg (20)
Fri, Jul 09, 2010 BOS 14 @TOR  3        W:Jon Lester (11-3), L: Ricky Romero (6-6), S: none
Wed, May 12, 2010 TOR  3 @BOS  2        W:Shaun Marcum (2-1), L: Tim Wakefield (0-2), S: Kevin Gregg (10)
Season Series: 2010 - BOS over 11-4; 2009 - BOS won 11-7; 2008 - Tied 9-9; All-Time - BOS leads 270-212

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 2010 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  5.30

ARI  4.46

SEA  3.20

RA/G

SDP  3.57

CHW  4.34

PIT  5.40

BA

J. Hamilton  .361

R. Spilborghs  .287

B. Wood  .155

OBP

J. Morneau  .437

H. Matsui  .360

B. Wood  .180

SLG

J. Hamilton  .635

P. Burrell  .467

B. Wood  .207

OPS

J. Morneau  1.055

H. Matsui  .820

B. Wood  .387

ERA

J. Johnson  2.30

F. Carmona  3.81

P. Maholm  5.36

K/9IP

B. Morrow  10.95

A. Burnett  7.06

M. Buehrle  4.12

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Blue Jays Batters (4.62 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.55 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 40.Lackey
G/S/vB
48.Atchison
G/S/vB
51.Bard
G/S/vB
64.Bowden
G/S/vB
68.Coello
G/S/vB
61.Doubront*
G/S/vB
43.Fox
G/S/vB
59.Manuel
G/S/vB
37.Okajima*
G/S/vB
58.Papelbon
G/S/vB
62.Richardson*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
9.Arencibia G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 24/18 .208/.208/.500/.708 .000/.944 .182 4/.000 0/0 2/0
19.Bautista G/S/vP 13/1.351 3/.000 5/.200 3/.000 ··· 2/2.500 ··· ··· 2/2.500 6/.000 1/no AB 616/508 .262/.381/.613/.994 .839/1.027 .838 107/1.166 8/2 47/7
14.Buck G/S/vP 8/1.429 3/.000 3/.000 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 2/2.500 4/.000 ··· 388/315 .272/.302/.486/.788 1.227/.683 .842 79/.659 0/0 18/3
12.Encarnacion G/S/vP 9/.347 ··· 2/2.000 2/1.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 3/4.000 2/.000 314/250 .243/.306/.447/.753 .697/.764 .787 29/.586 1/0 14/15
5.Escobar G/S/vP 4/1.250 3/1.000 3/.000 1/3.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· 507/400 .262/.341/.332/.673 .818/.635 .705 77/.691 5/2 4/17
2.Hill G/S/vP 23/.407 2/.500 2/.000 3/1.666 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 5/.000 17/.423 3/.666 536/414 .211/.277/.404/.680 .483/.736 .633 94/.727 1/2 24/9
3.Hoffpauir G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 33/21 .200/.250/.233/.483 .606/.411 .522 2/.000 0/0 0/0
15.Lewis* G/S/vP 14/1.321 2/2.000 5/.000 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/no AB ··· 3/.000 1/.000 469/368 .260/.329/.415/.744 .643/.773 .764 54/.387 16/5 8/3
26.Lind* G/S/vP 15/1.134 ··· 3/.666 2/1.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 10/.500 13/.558 3/1.666 570/429 .228/.282/.413/.695 .351/.810 .593 94/.619 0/0 22/0
18.McCoy G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 73/49 .188/.233/.232/.465 .619/.392 .399 19/.316 4/1 0/1
6.McDonald G/S/vP 20/.500 2/1.000 2/1.500 2/2.500 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 4/.000 3/.666 1/2.000 134/101 .248/.280/.488/.768 .766/.769 .695 38/.878 2/1 6/4
8.Molina G/S/vP 8/.125 ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· 1/5.000 2/.500 3/.833 1/no AB 167/124 .250/.313/.375/.688 .408/.788 .662 25/.544 1/0 5/2
35.Overbay* G/S/vP 21/.666 2/.000 4/.750 3/2.333 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 15/.467 15/.757 5/1.200 546/427 .245/.330/.439/.769 .712/.785 .712 72/.773 1/0 19/5
45.Snider* G/S/vP 6/.666 3/1.334 5/.933 3/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 6/.733 ··· 269/222 .236/.290/.416/.706 .610/.727 .751 82/.569 5/3 9/3
10.Wells G/S/vP 31/.568 6/.533 5/.650 3/1.667 ··· 1/2.000 ··· 1/3.000 9/1.333 20/.500 2/.500 584/473 .272/.329/.511/.840 .638/.885 .718 100/.937 5/4 27/0
1.Wise* G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 109/96 .260/.287/.413/.700 .641/.708 .892 46/.583 4/0 3/0
IP 190.0 55.2 68.2 10.0 3.1 25.0 5.2 9.2 38.2 61.0 13.0 TOTAL .247/.311/.453/.764 .658/.792 .724 .721 51/19 227/90
ERA-K/9 4.45/6.3 3.56/6.3 1.83/8.9 3.60/5.4 8.10/8.2 4.32/8.3 3.18/0.0 5.59/3.7 4.89/6.5 3.39/9.7 4.15/8.3 4.18/7.4

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Arencibia (2-2-0)
 Buck (46-18-3)
 Molina (18-15-5)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 826/.283 226/.233 269/.175 42/.325 18/.286 113/.270 21/.211 41/.222 185/.337 252/.203 64/.300 .252  Bautista
 Wells
 Wise
 Snider
 Lewis
 McDonald
 Lind
 McCoy
0/1/100/11
0/136/0/5
8/16/16/3
42/0/28/3
82/7/10/1
2/0/0/0
15/0/0/0
6/2/4/0
OPS .776 .687 .531 .907 .730 .789 .449 1.012 .889 .633 .889 .723
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 460/.817 108/.851 140/.454 21/1.008 11/.990 40/.576 9/.619 16/.774 84/.787 135/.670 33/1.100 .756
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 366/.724 118/.540 129/.608 21/.810 7/.286 73/.911 12/.333 25/1.146 101/.975 117/.590 31/.675 .694
Home 420/.774 141/.676 111/.401 22/.608 9/.984 67/.704 21/.449 25/1.305 93/.798 115/.533 35/1.000
Last 28d days 116/.649 46/.541 55/.566 14/.670 18/.730 21/.812 21/.449 13/1.476 26/.581 40/.543 14/.625
HR/SB/CS 16/24/10 7/5/2 5/7/1 1/2/0 0/1/0 3/1/1 0/1/0 5/0/0 5/1/1 6/9/0 2/2/0 134/151/40
Usage ·····X·· ·o··X··· ··Xo·X·· ··o···X· ······X· ········ ········ ······o· ·Xo··o·· ··X·o··· ······X·
RedSox Batters (5.05 RS/G) vs. Blue Jays Pitchers (4.55 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 27.Cecil*
G/S/vB
30.Buchholz
G/S/vB
57.Camp
G/S/vB
39.Carlson*
G/S/vB
37.Downs*
G/S/vB
4.Drabek
G/S/vB
54.Frasor
G/S/vB
63.Gregg
G/S/vB
44.Janssen
G/S/vB
28.Marcum
G/S/vB
17.Roenicke
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
44.Anderson* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 18/17 .267/.389/.333/.722 .000/.769 .583 18/.722 0/0 0/0
29.Beltre G/S/vP 5/.200 ··· 9/.347 4/1.750 11/1.350 ··· 9/.000 17/.941 13/.693 27/1.394 2/.500 590/409 .328/.373/.568/.941 .945/.939 .894 95/1.006 2/1 28/16
36.Cash G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.500 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 2/2.500 2/.000 2/1.000 2/1.500 ··· 123/92 .173/.248/.245/.493 .586/.462 .409 2/.000 0/0 2/1
7.Drew* G/S/vP 7/1.429 3/2.333 8/2.036 5/.200 17/.544 ··· 5/.800 3/2.000 7/.953 23/.980 1/.000 498/338 .257/.347/.444/.792 .612/.877 .775 76/.700 3/1 18/0
22.Hall G/S/vP 5/.600 1/.000 3/.000 1/no AB 2/.000 ··· 7/.143 5/.000 6/.567 4/3.750 ··· 339/194 .235/.300/.443/.743 .699/.775 .750 55/.530 5/1 17/11
55.Kalish* G/S/vP 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/3.000 ··· 2/.000 4/.000 ··· 129/99 .250/.289/.433/.722 .600/.762 .733 65/.797 4/0 4/2
25.Lowell G/S/vP 7/1.000 1/.000 14/.901 1/.000 10/1.200 ··· 11/.955 2/.500 10/.522 18/1.032 ··· 210/120 .223/.295/.346/.641 .571/.694 .694 60/.486 0/0 4/2
12.Lowrie# G/S/vP 4/.833 ··· 4/2.417 1/5.000 4/.833 ··· 3/.333 1/no AB 1/5.000 7/.629 ··· 138/81 .258/.355/.492/.847 1.054/.703 .703 67/.743 1/0 6/5
41.Martinez# G/S/vP 16/.599 ··· 17/.823 5/.400 14/.742 ··· 10/1.100 7/.143 3/.666 24/.883 4/.000 475/333 .290/.337/.463/.800 1.164/.644 .897 99/.885 1/0 15/4
54.McDonald G/S/vP 5/1.800 ··· 4/.000 ··· 3/2.000 ··· 2/.500 2/.000 5/1.800 3/.000 2/.000 334/182 .269/.338/.432/.770 .807/.740 .780 49/.699 9/1 9/1
60.Nava# G/S/vP 1/.000 ··· 1/3.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· 155/125 .243/.335/.360/.696 .542/.729 .844 41/.433 0/1 1/0
56.Navarro G/S/vP 2/1.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 29/16 .074/.103/.074/.178 .237/.129 .164 26/.119 0/0 0/0
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 8/1.000 1/.000 14/1.318 5/.000 23/.949 ··· 21/.508 7/.286 7/.143 31/.752 2/.000 549/374 .262/.362/.531/.893 .570/1.059 .937 93/.748 0/1 30/0
3.Patterson* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 3/.000 1/.000 187/153 .227/.281/.436/.717 .552/.753 .562 2/1.000 8/1 6/2
46.Reddick* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 47/42 .239/.255/.348/.603 1.000/.555 .857 21/.762 1/0 0/0
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 2/3.000 ··· 4/1.000 2/.000 3/.000 6/.000 ··· 25/10 .200/.360/.350/.710 .764/.633 .697 12/.556 0/0 0/1
16.Scutaro G/S/vP 5/1.600 ··· 10/1.000 ··· 8/.250 ··· 9/.619 10/1.100 8/.500 14/.286 2/.000 649/468 .274/.335/.387/.722 .735/.716 .756 92/.796 4/4 11/18
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 4/3.417 1/2.000 16/.771 1/.000 13/.693 ··· 10/.200 3/1.167 5/1.000 13/.938 1/.000 111/85 .250/.315/.520/.835 .974/.791 .985 6/.167 0/0 7/0
IP 155.0 10.0 66.1 9.2 55.2 6.0 56.1 52.0 65.2 176.0 17.2 TOTAL .267/.338/.452/.790 .795/.788 .805 .721 53/15 193/109
ERA-K/9 4.12/6.4 4.50/8.1 2.98/5.7 3.72/3.7 2.59/6.8 4.50/7.5 3.99/9.3 3.29/9.2 3.70/8.2 3.58/7.7 6.11/8.6 4.28/7.4

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Cash (33-7-7)
 Martinez (90-25-4)
 Saltalamacchia (6-1-0)
 Varitek (30-9-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 644/.253 43/.278 271/.250 42/.270 219/.213 26/.391 250/.250 221/.222 287/.279 721/.243 85/.239 .256  McDonald
 Patterson
 Kalish
 Hall
 Reddick
 Nava
 Drew
29/64/29/9
43/18/0/4
12/25/2/3
48/7/6/1
3/6/10/1
43/0/0/1
0/0/123/0
OPS .714 .937 .718 .855 .591 .896 .696 .683 .754 .695 .731 .736
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 149/.580 18/.833 105/.861 16/.464 83/.525 20/1.079 104/.784 104/.662 128/.806 354/.513 36/.567 .696
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 495/.756 25/1.014 166/.629 26/1.096 136/.628 6/.333 146/.637 117/.701 159/.712 367/.874 49/.851 .760
Road 400/.696 16/1.018 137/.810 22/.405 126/.505 26/.896 146/.813 105/.759 143/.689 373/.699 48/.842
Last 28d days 103/.847 / 53/.629 31/.874 26/.710 26/.896 43/.644 31/.827 55/.798 128/.722 23/.804
HR/SB/CS 16/4/2 2/0/3 7/7/1 2/1/0 3/3/0 0/2/1 3/6/1 4/2/0 7/4/1 22/6/8 1/0/0 136/66/35
Usage ······X· ········ ·o·X··X· ···oo·oo ·o··X··o ·X······ ···oo·o· ····X·X· ··X···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.