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Game Preview: TOR @ BOS, 1:35pm, Sunday, April 17, 2011 @Fenway Park II

Blue Jays, 7-7, 7-7 2nd, 1½ GB, 1½ GB in WC

SP: Jesse Litsch (26, RHP, 1-0, 2.38)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (1-0) 11.1 11 3 3 6 11 0 2.38
2010 (1-5) 46.2 53 30 30 15 16 7 5.79
2009 (0-1) 9.0 14 9 9 1 8 4 9.00
Last 7 GS 2-2 38.2 41 18 18 14 20 5 4.19 48
2011-04-11 @SEA ND 5.0 5 0 0 4 4 0 111 57
2011-04-06 OAK W 6.1 6 3 3 2 7 0 100 54
2010-08-01 CLE L 4.0 6 4 4 2 1 1 74 33
2010-07-25 @DET ND 5.1 5 2 2 3 3 0 82 50
2010-07-20 @KCR W 5.2 8 1 1 0 0 0 84 49
2010-07-11 BOS L 7.0 4 3 3 1 5 2 99 61
2010-07-06 MIN ND 5.1 7 5 5 2 0 2 76 32
Last 5 v.BOS 3-1 30.0 19 9 9 16 15 3 2.70 57
2010-07-11 BOS L 7.0 4 3 3 1 5 2 99 61
2008-09-13 @BOS ND 5.1 5 3 3 5 3 0 110 44
2008-08-23 BOS W 6.0 3 0 0 3 4 0 105 67
2008-04-05 BOS W 5.0 5 2 2 3 2 0 83 48
2007-09-19 BOS W 6.2 2 1 1 4 1 1 95 63
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    4-2    Road:    3-5    ExtrInn: 1-1 
 vsRHP:   4-7    vsLHP:   3-0    1-Run:   3-5 
 vsEast:  1-1    vsCntrl: 2-1    vsWest:  4-5  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 14 Sat, Apr 16  @BOS  L   1-4        7-7   2nd  1.5 gb
 13 Fri, Apr 15  @BOS  W   7-6        7-6   2nd  0.5 gb
 12 Wed, Apr 13  @SEA  W   8-3        6-6   3rd  1.0 gb
 11 Tue, Apr 12  @SEA  L   2-3        5-6   3rd  2.0 gb
 10 Mon, Apr 11  @SEA  L   7-8        5-5   3rd  1.5 gb
  9 Sun, Apr 10  @LAA  L   1-3        5-4   2nd  1.0 gb
  8 Sat, Apr  9  @LAA  L   5-6 (14)   5-3   2nd  1.0 gb
  7 Fri, Apr  8  @LAA  W   3-2        5-2   2nd  0.5 gb
  6 Thu, Apr  7   OAK  L   1-2        4-2   2nd  1.0 gb
  5 Wed, Apr  6   OAK  W   5-3        4-1   1st    Tied
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20: 7-7    Last 30: 7-7 
RedSox, 3-10, 3-10 5th, 5 GB, 5 GB in WC

SP: Jon Lester (27, LHP, 0-1, 3.72)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. TOR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (0-1) 19.1 16 8 8 6 17 3 3.72
2010 (19-9) 208.0 167 81 75 83 225 14 3.25
2009 (15-8) 203.1 186 80 77 64 225 20 3.41
Last 7 GS 3-2 45.1 34 17 17 21 46 5 3.38 58
2011-04-12 TBR L 7.0 7 3 3 2 8 0 109 57
2011-04-07 @CLE ND 7.0 3 0 0 3 9 0 109 77
2011-04-01 @TEX ND 5.1 6 5 5 1 0 3 88 35
2010-09-30 @CHW L 4.0 9 8 8 5 5 2 99 12
2010-09-25 @NYY W 7.0 2 0 0 3 8 0 102 78
2010-09-19 TOR W 7.0 4 0 0 4 4 0 112 69
2010-09-13 @SEA W 8.0 3 1 1 3 12 0 112 81
Last 5 v.TOR 4-1 30.0 20 12 12 13 27 3 3.60 58
2010-09-19 TOR W 7.0 4 0 0 4 4 0 112 69
2010-08-20 TOR L 2.0 8 9 9 3 1 2 51 2
2010-07-09 @TOR W 6.0 4 2 2 2 6 1 96 60
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
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    3-4    Road:    0-6    ExtrInn: 0-0 
 vsRHP:   1-6    vsLHP:   2-4    1-Run:   0-3 
 vsEast:  3-4    vsCntrl: 0-3    vsWest:  0-3  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 13 Sat, Apr 16   TOR  W   4-1        3-10  5th  5.0 gb
 12 Fri, Apr 15   TOR  L   6-7        2-10  5th  5.0 gb
 11 Tue, Apr 12   TBR  L   2-3        2-9   5th  5.0 gb
 10 Mon, Apr 11   TBR  L   5-16       2-8   4th  4.5 gb
  9 Sun, Apr 10   NYY  W   4-0        2-7   4th  4.0 gb
  8 Sat, Apr  9   NYY  L   4-9        1-7   4th  5.0 gb
  7 Fri, Apr  8   NYY  W   9-6        1-6   4th  4.5 gb
  6 Thu, Apr  7  @CLE  L   0-1        0-6   4th  5.0 gb
  5 Wed, Apr  6  @CLE  L   4-8        0-5   4th  4.0 gb
  4 Tue, Apr  5  @CLE  L   1-3        0-4   4th  4.0 gb
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 3-10   Last 30: 3-10
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sat, Apr 16, 2011 BOS  4  TOR  1        W:Josh Beckett (2-1), L: Jo-Jo Reyes (0-2), S: Jonathan Papelbon (2)
Fri, Apr 15, 2011 TOR  7 @BOS  6        W:Brett Cecil (1-1), L: Bobby Jenks (0-1), S: Jon Rauch (3)

Sun, Sep 19, 2010 BOS  6  TOR  0        W:Jon Lester (18-8), L: Shaun Marcum (12-8), S: none
Sat, Sep 18, 2010 TOR  4 @BOS  3        W:Ricky Romero (13-9), L: Josh Beckett (5-5), S: Kevin Gregg (33)
Fri, Sep 17, 2010 TOR 11 @BOS  9        W:Brett Cecil (13-7), L: John Lackey (12-11), S: Kevin Gregg (32)
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
Season Series: 2011 - tied 1-1; 2010 - BOS won 12-6; 2009 - BOS won 11-7; All-Time - BOS leads 272-215

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 2011 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

For the 2010 season

NOTE: Team stats shown are for the 2011 season. Player Stats for the 2010 season. We will switch to 2011 stats on May 1st.

Blue Jays Batters (4.93 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (6.15 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 31.Lester*
G/S/vB
91.Aceves
G/S/vB
51.Bard
G/S/vB
61.Doubront*
G/S/vB
52.Jenks
G/S/vB
58.Papelbon
G/S/vB
49.Wakefield
G/S/vB
35.Wheeler
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
9.Arencibia G/S/vP 3/.333 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 37/24 .143/.189/.343/.532 .077/.772 .229 39/.988 0/0 2/0
19.Bautista G/S/vP 32/.589 3/.000 5/.200 2/2.500 5/1.467 8/.125 8/.125 13/.481 683/554 .260/.378/.617/.995 .843/1.030 .879 53/1.008 9/2 54/7
5.Escobar G/S/vP 6/.900 1/.000 4/.000 ··· 1/2.000 1/2.000 5/.800 3/.000 567/439 .256/.337/.318/.655 .733/.633 .683 51/1.035 6/2 4/18
2.Hill G/S/vP 27/.310 5/.400 2/.000 1/.000 7/1.286 18/.513 36/.657 9/.597 580/443 .205/.271/.394/.665 .451/.729 .605 58/.555 2/2 26/10
26.Lind* G/S/vP 15/.414 7/.286 3/.666 2/.000 4/1.000 15/.481 13/.308 8/.875 613/468 .237/.287/.425/.712 .341/.829 .660 60/.612 0/0 23/0
18.McCoy G/S/vP 7/1.047 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 90/55 .195/.267/.244/.511 .745/.370 .487 12/.871 5/1 0/2
6.McDonald G/S/vP 17/.975 2/.000 3/1.667 1/.000 ··· 3/.666 33/.486 4/.000 163/121 .250/.273/.454/.727 .743/.721 .731 25/.840 2/1 6/5
8.Molina G/S/vP 17/.745 ··· 2/.000 1/no AB 1/.000 3/.833 20/.585 4/.000 183/134 .246/.304/.377/.681 .464/.763 .660 21/1.031 1/0 6/2
28.Nix G/S/vP 9/1.569 2/.500 ··· ··· 1/no AB 1/.000 7/.286 2/.000 363/264 .224/.281/.396/.676 .681/.674 .586 38/.842 1/2 14/16
16.Patterson* G/S/vP 9/1.222 ··· 2/.000 ··· 4/1.167 6/.200 16/.250 7/.334 341/253 .269/.315/.406/.721 .516/.794 .650 23/.826 21/4 8/5
20.Rivera G/S/vP 9/.708 6/.533 2/.000 ··· 7/.429 9/.000 13/.770 10/.100 455/293 .252/.312/.409/.721 .746/.707 .819 42/.349 2/2 15/6
45.Snider* G/S/vP 4/.000 2/3.000 5/.933 3/.000 3/1.667 7/.619 6/1.667 3/.333 319/258 .255/.304/.463/.767 .702/.783 .762 53/.541 6/3 14/3
IP 208.0 12.0 74.2 25.0 52.2 67.0 140.0 48.1 TOTAL .258/.324/.397/.721 .770/.708 .649 .721 19/4 12/13
ERA-K/9 3.25/9.7 3.00/1.5 1.93/9.2 4.32/8.3 4.44/10.4 3.90/10.2 5.34/5.4 3.35/8.6 6.32/7.5

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Arencibia (3-2-1)
 Molina (19-15-5)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 861/.220 53/.208 295/.176 113/.270 231/.260 287/.226 610/.272 195/.207 .264  Bautista
 Rivera
 Patterson
 Snider
 Nix
 Lind
 McCoy
 McDonald
0/1/113/12
83/1/25/8
56/10/1/4
53/0/29/3
2/0/1/1
16/0/0/0
8/2/6/0
2/0/0/0
OPS .628 .575 .540 .789 .668 .674 .773 .681 .845
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 210/.651 20/.585 158/.462 40/.576 120/.648 158/.717 276/.782 44/.663 .813
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 651/.620 33/.565 137/.627 73/.911 111/.689 129/.619 334/.766 151/.687 .881
Home 406/.713 26/.794 121/.385 67/.704 109/.642 138/.585 376/.795 105/.660
Last 28d days 78/.679 24/.750 24/.814 9/1.000 20/.585 20/.594 37/.813 23/1.174
HR/SB/CS 14/22/7 1/3/0 6/8/1 3/1/1 3/11/0 7/11/0 19/24/5 7/2/1 21/16/6
Usage ····X··· ·o···X·X o···X··· ·o·····X ·X··o··· XX····o· ·····X·X ·o···X··

NOTE: Team stats shown are for the 2011 season. Player Stats for the 2010 season. We will switch to 2011 stats on May 1st.

RedSox Batters (3.85 RS/G) vs. Blue Jays Pitchers (3.86 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 51.Litsch
G/S/vB
57.Camp
G/S/vB
29.Dotel
G/S/vB
54.Frasor
G/S/vB
44.Janssen
G/S/vB
60.Rauch
G/S/vB
34.Rzepczynski*
G/S/vB
33.Villanueva
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
23.Cameron G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 5/.400 1/.000 1/2.000 6/.834 ··· 2/.000 180/132 .259/.328/.401/.729 1.128/.588 .758 17/.450 0/1 4/2
13.Crawford* G/S/vP 11/1.300 9/1.015 5/.000 16/.376 11/.700 3/.666 6/.600 ··· 663/438 .307/.356/.495/.851 .696/.930 .857 54/.342 47/10 19/2
7.Drew* G/S/vP 10/.867 8/2.036 20/.979 5/.800 7/.953 5/.000 4/.000 ··· 546/374 .255/.341/.452/.793 .611/.875 .766 36/.615 3/1 22/1
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 11/.788 6/1.267 2/4.000 3/1.334 8/1.071 ··· ··· 4/.833 84/67 .192/.241/.244/.485 .471/.488 .304 48/.649 7/1 0/0
28.Gonzalez* G/S/vP ··· 2/1.000 3/.333 1/5.000 ··· 9/.347 1/.000 10/.700 693/460 .298/.393/.511/.904 .937/.887 .821 57/.764 0/0 31/8
12.Lowrie# G/S/vP 6/.000 4/2.417 ··· 3/.333 1/5.000 ··· 3/.666 1/.000 197/116 .287/.381/.526/.907 1.025/.823 .839 24/1.269 1/1 9/5
54.McDonald G/S/vP 3/1.666 4/.000 ··· 2/.500 5/1.800 ··· ··· 1/.000 363/189 .270/.336/.429/.766 .821/.715 .791 12/.705 9/1 9/2
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 20/.738 15/1.366 8/1.500 21/.508 7/.143 7/.714 5/.200 3/4.000 606/406 .270/.370/.529/.899 .599/1.059 .933 52/.854 0/1 32/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 14/.967 11/1.045 7/1.738 9/.222 10/1.000 1/.000 3/1.167 3/2.667 351/261 .288/.367/.493/.860 .700/.910 .830 57/.961 9/1 12/3
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 4/1.000 3/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 30/11 .167/.333/.292/.625 .654/.573 .543 32/.391 0/0 0/1
10.Scutaro G/S/vP 5/.600 10/1.000 3/no AB 12/.633 9/.777 1/2.000 1/no AB 1/2.000 695/495 .275/.333/.388/.721 .743/.711 .736 37/.547 5/4 11/20
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 10/.300 16/.771 5/1.833 10/.200 5/1.000 1/2.000 ··· 3/.333 123/94 .232/.293/.473/.766 .868/.733 .890 15/.220 0/0 7/0
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 12/.633 17/.841 2/.500 14/.214 13/.496 2/.000 4/1.167 4/.500 435/322 .307/.411/.564/.975 1.311/.863 .983 55/.821 4/1 19/3
IP 46.2 72.1 64.0 63.2 68.2 57.2 63.2 52.2 TOTAL .230/.332/.356/.688 .690/.687 .804 .688 6/2 10/5
ERA-K/9 5.79/3.1 2.99/5.7 4.08/10.5 3.68/9.2 3.67/8.3 3.12/7.2 4.95/8.1 4.61/11.4 3.37/8.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Saltalamacchia (6-1-0)
 Varitek (34-9-2)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 202/.286 298/.259 279/.218 279/.247 298/.272 245/.268 287/.289 231/.238 .237  McDonald
 Crawford
 Cameron
 Drew
 Ellsbury
30/69/34/9
148/0/0/7
0/46/0/3
0/0/133/1
6/13/0/0
OPS .822 .728 .743 .691 .748 .671 .840 .702 .683
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 120/.833 118/.832 115/.993 120/.718 131/.798 120/.739 70/.671 117/.768 .737
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 82/.805 180/.661 164/.576 159/.671 167/.709 125/.607 217/.895 114/.637 .640
Road 85/.857 142/.795 136/.848 150/.841 137/.721 118/.603 142/.771 127/.574
Last 28d days 50/.704 24/.681 14/.684 28/.606 11/.818 27/.736 32/.397 33/.366
HR/SB/CS 7/2/0 8/7/1 9/9/1 4/6/1 8/4/1 3/0/1 8/5/3 7/8/1 10/9/4
Usage ·····X·· ·····X·X o····o·X ·X···X·X ·o······ ·o·X···X ·X·X·o·X X····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.