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Game Preview: BOS @ TOR, 7:07pm, Friday, July 9, 2010 @Rogers Centre

RedSox, 49-36, 49-36 3rd, 5 GB, 3 GB in WC

SP: Jon Lester (26, LHP, 10-3, 2.76)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. TOR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (10-3) 114.0 83 36 35 42 118 5 2.76
2009 (15-8) 203.1 186 80 77 64 225 20 3.41
2008 (16-6) 210.1 202 78 75 66 152 14 3.21
Last 7 GS 5-1 48.1 37 12 12 14 46 1 2.23 64
2010-07-03 BAL W 7.0 5 1 1 1 7 0 100 69
2010-06-27 @SFG W 9.0 5 1 1 1 9 0 103 81
2010-06-22 @COL L 6.0 6 1 1 1 6 0 90 61
2010-06-16 ARI W 7.0 4 2 2 3 7 1 103 65
2010-06-10 @CLE ND 6.0 9 6 6 1 8 0 109 37
2010-06-05 @BAL W 6.1 4 0 0 3 4 0 102 66
2010-05-30 KCR W 7.0 4 1 1 4 5 0 105 66
Last 5 v.TOR 4-1 34.1 20 6 6 13 38 0 1.57 68
2010-04-28 @TOR W 7.0 1 0 0 2 11 0 119 84
2009-08-20 @TOR W 8.0 3 1 1 2 5 0 105 75
2009-07-19 @TOR L 7.0 5 3 3 4 6 0 112 57
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
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   29-17   Road:   20-19   ExtrInn: 2-7 
 vsRHP:  34-24   vsLHP:  15-12   1-Run:  13-15
 vsEast: 18-20   vsCntrl:10-9    vsWest:  8-2  IL:13-5 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 85 Wed, Jul  7  @TBR  L   4-6       49-36  3rd  4.5 gb
 84 Tue, Jul  6  @TBR  L   2-3       49-35  3rd  3.5 gb
 83 Mon, Jul  5  @TBR  L   5-6       49-34  3rd  2.5 gb
 82 Sun, Jul  4   BAL  L   1-6       49-33  2nd  1.5 gb
 81 Sat, Jul  3   BAL  W   9-3       49-32  2nd  0.5 gb
 80 Fri, Jul  2   BAL  W   3-2       48-32  2nd  0.5 gb
 79 Wed, Jun 30   TBR  L   4-9       47-32  2nd  1.0 gb
 78 Tue, Jun 29   TBR  W   8-5       47-31  2nd  1.0 gb
 77 Sun, Jun 27  @SFG  W   5-1       46-31  2nd  2.0 gb
 76 Sat, Jun 26  @SFG  W   4-2       45-31  2nd  2.0 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:18-12
Blue Jays, 43-43, 43-43 4th, 11½ GB, 9½ GB in WC

SP: Ricky Romero (25, LHP, 6-5, 3.39)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (6-5) 114.0 103 44 43 43 106 7 3.39
2009 (13-9) 178.0 192 88 85 79 141 18 4.30
Last 7 GS 2-3 45.2 45 18 17 16 34 4 3.35 55
2010-07-03 @NYY L 2.2 7 8 8 2 3 1 77 13
2010-06-28 @CLE L 7.0 7 2 2 3 2 0 108 54
2010-06-23 STL ND 8.0 8 0 0 1 5 0 107 70
2010-06-16 @SDP W 6.0 5 1 0 3 5 0 108 62
2010-06-11 @COL L 5.0 7 4 4 1 5 2 74 41
2010-06-05 NYY ND 8.0 5 2 2 4 7 1 105 67
2010-05-30 BAL W 9.0 6 1 1 2 7 0 102 76
Last 5 v.BOS 1-3 22.1 33 20 19 18 23 4 7.66 36
2009-09-29 @BOS W 5.0 7 2 2 1 3 0 107 47
2009-08-29 @BOS L 5.1 7 3 3 4 5 0 116 43
2009-08-18 BOS ND 3.2 8 6 5 3 2 1 81 22
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:   22-18   Road:   21-25   ExtrInn: 3-3 
 vsRHP:  36-29   vsLHP:   7-14   1-Run:  11-17
 vsEast: 13-14   vsCntrl:13-10   vsWest: 10-8  IL: 7-11

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 86 Thu, Jul  8   MIN  W   8-1       43-43  4th 11.5 gb
 85 Wed, Jul  7   MIN  W   6-5       42-43  4th 11.5 gb
 84 Tue, Jul  6   MIN  L   6-7       41-43  4th 11.5 gb
 83 Sun, Jul  4  @NYY  L   6-7 (10)  41-42  4th 10.0 gb
 82 Sat, Jul  3  @NYY  L   3-11      41-41  4th  9.0 gb
 81 Fri, Jul  2  @NYY  W   6-1 (11)  41-40  4th  8.0 gb
 80 Thu, Jul  1  @CLE  L   1-6       40-40  4th  9.0 gb
 79 Wed, Jun 30  @CLE  L   1-3       40-39  4th  8.0 gb
 78 Tue, Jun 29  @CLE  L   4-5       40-38  4th  8.0 gb
 77 Mon, Jun 28  @CLE  L   1-2       40-37  4th  8.0 gb
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 8-12   Last 30:11-19
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Wed, May 12, 2010 TOR  3 @BOS  2        W:Shaun Marcum (2-1), L: Tim Wakefield (0-2), S: Kevin Gregg (10)
Tue, May 11, 2010 BOS  6  TOR  1        W:Daisuke Matsuzaka (2-1), L: Dana Eveland (3-2), S: none
Mon, May 10, 2010 BOS  7  TOR  6        W:John Lackey (4-1), L: Brandon Morrow (2-3), S: Jonathan Papelbon (9)
Wed, Apr 28, 2010 BOS  2 @TOR  0        W:Jon Lester (1-2), L: Brett Cecil (1-1), S: Jonathan Papelbon (7)
Tue, Apr 27, 2010 BOS  2 @TOR  1        W:Clay Buchholz (2-2), L: Scott Downs (0-3), S: Ramon Ramirez (1)
Mon, Apr 26, 2010 BOS 13 @TOR 12        W:Scott Schoeneweis (1-0), L: Shawn Camp (1-1), S: Jonathan Papelbon (6)

Wed, Sep 30, 2009 TOR 12 @BOS  0        W:Roy Halladay (17-10), L: Tim Wakefield (11-5), S: none
Tue, Sep 29, 2009 TOR  8 @BOS  7        W:Ricky Romero (13-9), L: Clay Buchholz (7-4), S: Jason Frasor (11)
Mon, Sep 28, 2009 TOR 11 @BOS  5  (7)   W:Scott Richmond (8-10), L: Michael Bowden (0-1), S: none
Sun, Aug 30, 2009 BOS  7  TOR  0        W:Paul Byrd (1-0), L: Roy Halladay (13-8), S: none
Season Series: 2010 - BOS leads 5-1; 2009 - BOS won 11-7; 2008 - Tied 9-9; All-Time - BOS leads 264-209

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

BOS  5.40

LAA  4.58

PIT  3.20

RA/G

SDP  3.33

FLA  4.44

ARI  5.76

BA

M. Cabrera  .347

J. Gomes  .279

L. Valbuena  .166

OBP

J. Morneau  .437

C. Guillen  .351

B. Wood  .186

SLG

M. Cabrera  .647

J. Heyward  .455

B. Wood  .228

OPS

M. Cabrera  1.070

J. Bruce  .803

B. Wood  .414

ERA

J. Johnson  1.70

H. Kuroda  3.87

C. Narveson  6.02

K/9IP

C. Kershaw  10.26

A. Harang  6.73

N. Blackburn  3.19

Baseball-Reference.com-- Baseball's History: 1871-Now

RedSox Batters (5.40 RS/G) vs. Blue Jays Pitchers (4.48 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 24.Romero*
G/S/vB
57.Camp
G/S/vB
37.Downs*
G/S/vB
54.Frasor
G/S/vB
63.Gregg
G/S/vB
44.Janssen
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
29.Beltre G/S/vP 3/1.167 8/.393 11/1.350 6/.000 15/1.067 10/.700 337/247 .334/.371/.535/.906 .962/.886 .983 88/.961 1/1 12/14
23.Cameron G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 6/1.133 ··· 123/99 .274/.325/.389/.715 1.262/.587 .681 51/.715 0/1 2/2
36.Cash G/S/vP ··· 2/.500 1/.000 2/2.500 1/.000 ··· 77/60 .191/.267/.294/.561 .646/.537 .667 29/.630 0/0 2/0
7.Drew* G/S/vP 14/1.115 7/2.047 15/.619 2/2.000 2/1.500 7/.953 289/202 .279/.363/.486/.849 .523/.993 .822 52/1.134 1/1 10/0
22.Hall G/S/vP 3/1.334 1/.000 1/.000 4/.000 4/.000 2/.000 174/104 .225/.324/.391/.714 .667/.746 .651 48/.577 3/0 6/5
54.McDonald G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 2/1.000 1/.000 2/.000 2/2.500 205/131 .268/.327/.399/.726 .824/.670 .789 62/.647 6/0 5/1
44.Molina G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 4/1 .000/.000/.000/.000 .000/.000 4/.000 0/0 0/0
60.Nava# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 79/58 .310/.380/.493/.873 .675/.935 .669 79/.873 0/1 1/0
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 12/1.500 13/1.438 22/1.000 18/.478 6/.334 5/.200 290/213 .263/.379/.558/.938 .592/1.073 .884 87/1.111 0/1 17/0
3.Patterson* G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 134/111 .218/.271/.460/.730 .221/.839 .814 27/.958 6/0 6/1
16.Scutaro G/S/vP ··· 8/1.250 7/.286 7/.619 10/1.100 6/.666 388/287 .277/.344/.373/.717 .748/.705 .684 100/.599 2/3 4/11
30.Shealy G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/no AB / /// / / / /
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 13/1.837 16/.804 7/.429 14/.214 4/.500 13/.496 345/261 .292/.409/.574/.983 1.269/.897 .987 80/.795 2/1 17/2
IP 114.0 44.2 37.1 32.1 33.0 38.1 TOTAL .275/.350/.466/.816 .816/.816 .792 .830 28/10 112/60
ERA-K/9 3.39/8.4 2.62/5.2 2.65/7.0 5.01/9.8 3.82/10.1 4.23/8.9 4.26/7.5

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Cash (21-5-4)
 Molina (1-0-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 477/.245 170/.233 148/.219 154/.284 140/.233 161/.240 .251  McDonald
 Cameron
 Patterson
 Hall
 Drew
 Nava
14/45/14/5
0/33/0/1
29/8/0/1
30/7/6/1
0/0/72/0
20/0/0/0
OPS .677 .691 .584 .776 .698 .681 .719
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 123/.739 66/.921 56/.676 64/.929 68/.625 73/.587 .661
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 354/.655 104/.547 92/.531 90/.675 72/.758 88/.753 .756
Home 212/.500 85/.541 59/.795 62/.733 69/.583 73/.750
Last 28d days 108/.733 46/.737 40/.358 37/.641 25/.285 52/.658
HR/SB/CS 7/3/2 6/4/1 2/3/0 2/4/0 3/2/0 3/2/1 76/37/21
Usage ·····X·· ·X··X·o· ·Xo·o·X· ··o·o·o· ·oX···o· X····X·X
Blue Jays Batters (4.53 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.64 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 31.Lester*
G/S/vB
48.Atchison
G/S/vB
51.Bard
G/S/vB
61.Doubront*
G/S/vB
59.Manuel
G/S/vB
37.Okajima*
G/S/vB
58.Papelbon
G/S/vB
56.Ramirez
G/S/vB
62.Richardson*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
19.Bautista G/S/vP 24/.642 1/.000 4/.250 ··· ··· 2/2.500 4/.000 7/.286 1/no AB 354/279 .238/.362/.544/.906 .841/.923 1.028 96/.830 3/2 23/4
14.Buck G/S/vP 8/.375 2/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· 2/2.500 2/.000 3/.333 ··· 244/195 .269/.303/.502/.805 1.111/.726 .786 63/.842 0/0 13/1
12.Encarnacion G/S/vP 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/5.000 1/3.000 ··· 160/121 .216/.300/.475/.775 .706/.786 .840 48/.692 1/0 10/7
11.Gonzalez G/S/vP 2/.000 2/2.000 3/1.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 337/262 .256/.294/.486/.780 .733/.793 .721 94/.713 1/0 16/11
21.Green G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· 23/9 .143/.217/.143/.360 .452/.222 .311 14/.368 0/0 0/0
2.Hill G/S/vP 22/.332 1/no AB 1/.000 ··· ··· 5/.000 14/.368 6/.533 2/1.000 301/226 .190/.276/.353/.629 .486/.675 .748 88/.576 1/0 11/5
15.Lewis* G/S/vP ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 4/1.000 ··· 295/224 .280/.333/.448/.781 .697/.809 .798 83/.796 8/3 5/2
26.Lind* G/S/vP 15/.414 ··· 3/.666 ··· ··· 10/.500 11/.473 4/.250 1/.000 343/252 .207/.265/.357/.622 .259/.757 .668 84/.572 0/0 11/0
6.McDonald G/S/vP 12/.282 ··· 1/3.000 ··· ··· 4/.000 3/.666 2/.000 ··· 67/45 .222/.246/.381/.627 .524/.676 .655 20/.516 0/0 1/1
8.Molina G/S/vP 15/.852 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/.500 3/.833 1/.000 ··· 87/63 .295/.360/.385/.745 .382/.892 .797 30/.826 0/0 1/0
35.Overbay* G/S/vP 18/.708 1/.000 2/1.500 ··· ··· 15/.467 13/.616 4/.500 2/1.000 339/261 .245/.322/.414/.736 .525/.803 .851 92/.750 1/0 10/3
10.Wells G/S/vP 27/.846 4/.833 4/.833 ··· ··· 9/1.333 18/.389 3/1.667 2/.500 344/266 .272/.326/.538/.864 .666/.917 1.055 88/.616 4/2 19/0
1.Wise* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 30/26 .241/.267/.552/.818 .000/.948 .556 30/.818 2/0 2/0
IP 114.0 27.2 40.2 10.2 2.1 27.0 35.0 34.0 3.2 TOTAL .239/.305/.442/.748 .623/.786 .805 .691 30/9 130/46
ERA-K/9 2.76/9.3 4.88/7.8 1.99/9.7 4.22/4.2 7.71/7.8 6.00/7.0 3.60/8.0 4.76/6.4 2.45/9.7 4.33/7.0

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Buck (31-10-1)
 Molina (6-11-2)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 462/.204 116/.233 156/.158 49/.262 9/.125 131/.330 144/.211 146/.256 17/.375 .253  Bautista
 Wells
 Wise
 Lewis
 Lind
 McDonald
0/1/54/6
0/80/0/3
3/6/3/2
55/6/7/1
15/0/0/0
2/0/0/0
OPS .578 .712 .501 .783 .722 .943 .690 .778 .915 .724
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 119/.548 63/.821 82/.335 14/.368 2/.500 62/.891 77/.817 65/.877 8/1.125 .755
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 343/.589 53/.583 74/.679 35/.963 7/.714 69/.989 67/.535 81/.698 9/.708 .695
Road 213/.526 38/.710 83/.603 24/.775 4/.000 63/1.015 67/.825 67/.684 6/.367
Last 28d days 112/.490 55/.549 26/.231 49/.783 9/.722 41/1.046 44/.714 46/.674 17/.915
HR/SB/CS 5/11/3 3/5/1 4/2/0 0/1/0 1/0/0 5/1/1 6/3/0 5/2/0 1/1/0 75/90/21
Usage ·····X·· ··X·X··· ···o···· ··X····· ·oo··X·· ··X····· ·o····X· ·o·X·X·· ·o·oo···

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.