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Game Preview: TOR @ BOS, 7:10pm, Wednesday, July 6, 2011 @Fenway Park II

Blue Jays, 42-45, 42-45 4th, 10½ GB, 4 GB in WC

SP: Ricky Romero (26, LHP, 7-7, 2.75)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (7-7) 118.0 97 41 36 42 99 11 2.75
2010 (14-9) 210.0 189 98 87 82 174 15 3.73
2009 (13-9) 178.0 192 88 85 79 141 18 4.30
Last 7 GS 3-3 53.0 44 17 15 19 38 3 2.55 61
2011-07-01 PHI ND 6.1 6 4 2 4 3 0 109 48
2011-06-26 @STL W 9.0 4 0 0 2 5 0 106 82
2011-06-20 @ATL L 7.0 6 2 2 2 4 1 100 59
2011-06-15 BAL W 8.0 3 1 1 4 12 0 114 80
2011-06-09 @KCR L 8.0 8 3 3 2 4 0 112 56
2011-06-04 @BAL L 7.2 11 5 5 3 5 1 107 39
2011-05-29 CHW W 7.0 6 2 2 2 5 1 107 60
Last 5 v.BOS 1-2 25.2 37 26 22 14 22 3 7.71 36
2011-04-18 @BOS L 4.1 8 5 5 5 4 1 109 26
2010-09-18 @BOS W 6.0 7 3 3 3 4 0 107 47
2010-08-21 @BOS ND 7.0 9 4 4 1 8 0 117 50
2010-08-10 BOS ND 6.0 8 5 5 2 4 1 110 38
2010-07-09 BOS L 2.1 5 9 5 3 2 1 56 18
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   19-22   Road:   23-23   ExtrInn: 7-2 
 vsRHP:  28-36   vsLHP:  14-9    1-Run:  13-18
 vsEast: 14-19   vsCntrl:13-10   vsWest:  7-6  IL: 8-10

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 87 Tue, Jul  5  @BOS  L   2-3       42-45  4th 10.5 gb
 86 Mon, Jul  4  @BOS  W   9-7       42-44  4th  9.5 gb
 85 Sun, Jul  3   PHI  W   7-4       41-44  4th 10.5 gb
 84 Sat, Jul  2   PHI  L   3-5       40-44  4th 11.5 gb
 83 Fri, Jul  1   PHI  L   6-7       40-43  4th 10.5 gb
 82 Thu, Jun 30   PIT  L   2-6       40-42  4th  9.5 gb
 81 Wed, Jun 29   PIT  W   2-1       40-41  4th  8.5 gb
 80 Tue, Jun 28   PIT  L   6-7       39-41  4th  8.5 gb
 79 Mon, Jun 27  @DET  L   2-4       39-40  4th  7.5 gb
 78 Sun, Jun 26  @STL  W   5-0       39-39  4th  7.0 gb
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20: 9-11   Last 30:13-17
RedSox, 50-35, 50-35 2nd, 1½ GB

SP: Tim Wakefield (44, RHP, 4-3, 4.82)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. TOR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (4-3) 74.2 70 44 40 24 33 11 4.82
2010 (4-10) 140.0 153 92 83 36 84 19 5.34
2009 (11-5) 129.2 137 67 66 50 72 12 4.58
Last 7 GS 3-2 44.2 42 26 25 16 19 7 5.04 48
2011-07-01 @HOU ND 5.1 11 5 5 0 0 0 91 26
2011-06-25 @PIT L 6.0 7 5 5 4 2 1 86 36
2011-06-19 MIL W 8.0 3 3 3 1 6 2 99 69
2011-06-14 @TBR L 7.0 4 2 1 5 2 1 119 60
2011-06-08 @NYY W 5.1 5 5 5 3 3 1 91 38
2011-06-01 CHW ND 6.0 7 4 4 1 4 1 98 45
2011-05-27 @DET W 7.0 5 2 2 2 2 1 83 59
Last 5 v.TOR 2-3 30.2 29 15 15 9 19 4 4.40 51
2010-05-12 TOR L 7.0 5 3 3 1 5 1 102 59
2009-09-30 TOR L 3.0 7 5 5 2 2 2 76 25
2009-05-29 @TOR L 4.2 9 6 6 4 5 0 101 23
2009-05-19 TOR W 8.0 5 1 1 2 3 1 97 69
2008-09-12 TOR W 8.0 3 0 0 0 4 0 94 80
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   23-17   Road:   27-18   ExtrInn: 3-2 
 vsRHP:  31-24   vsLHP:  19-11   1-Run:  11-9 
 vsEast: 19-10   vsCntrl:10-9    vsWest: 11-8  IL:10-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 85 Tue, Jul  5   TOR  W   3-2       50-35  2nd  1.5 gb
 84 Mon, Jul  4   TOR  L   7-9       49-35  2nd  1.5 gb
 83 Sun, Jul  3  @HOU  W   2-1       49-34  2nd  1.5 gb
 82 Sat, Jul  2  @HOU  W  10-4       48-34  2nd  2.5 gb
 81 Fri, Jul  1  @HOU  W   7-5       47-34  2nd  2.5 gb
 80 Thu, Jun 30  @PHI  W   5-2       46-34  2nd  2.5 gb
 79 Wed, Jun 29  @PHI  L   1-2       45-34  2nd  2.5 gb
 78 Tue, Jun 28  @PHI  L   0-5       45-33  2nd  1.5 gb
 77 Sun, Jun 26  @PIT  W   4-2       45-32  2nd  0.5 gb
 76 Sat, Jun 25  @PIT  L   4-6       44-32  2nd  0.5 gb
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:20-10
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Tue, Jul 05, 2011 BOS  3  TOR  2        W:Matt Albers (3-3), L: Brett Cecil (1-4), S: Jonathan Papelbon (18)
Mon, Jul 04, 2011 TOR  9 @BOS  7        W:Brandon Morrow (5-4), L: John Lackey (5-8), S: Frank Francisco (10)
Sun, Jun 12, 2011 BOS 14 @TOR  1        W:Jon Lester (9-2), L: Kyle Drabek (4-5), S: none
Sat, Jun 11, 2011 BOS 16 @TOR  4        W:John Lackey (4-5), L: Brandon Morrow (2-4), S: none
Fri, Jun 10, 2011 BOS  5 @TOR  1        W:Clay Buchholz (5-3), L: Jo-Jo Reyes (2-5), S: none
Wed, May 11, 2011 TOR  9  BOS  3        W:Jesse Litsch (4-2), L: John Lackey (2-5), S: none
Tue, May 10, 2011 TOR  7  BOS  6 (10)   W:Carlos Villanueva (1-0), L: Matt Albers (0-1), S: none
Mon, Apr 18, 2011 BOS  9  TOR  1        W:Daisuke Matsuzaka (1-2), L: Ricky Romero (1-2), S: none
Sun, Apr 17, 2011 BOS  8  TOR  1        W:Jon Lester (1-1), L: Jesse Litsch (1-1), S: none
Sat, Apr 16, 2011 BOS  4  TOR  1        W:Josh Beckett (2-1), L: Jo-Jo Reyes (0-2), S: Jonathan Papelbon (2)
Season Series: 2011 - BOS over 7-4; 2010 - BOS won 12-6; 2009 - BOS won 11-7; All-Time - BOS leads 278-218

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
Blue Jays Batters (4.54 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.16 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS Wakefield
G/S/vB
91.Aceves
G/S/vB
32.Albers
G/S/vB
51.Bard
G/S/vB
52.Jenks
G/S/vB
46.Morales*
G/S/vB
58.Papelbon
G/S/vB
35.Wheeler
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
9.Arencibia G/S/vP 1/.000 3/.333 2/.500 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 2/.500 ··· 255/196 .215/.278/.433/.712 .996/.628 .722 66/.464 0/0 12/3
19.Bautista G/S/vP 10/.100 4/.000 14/1.049 7/.143 5/1.467 2/2.000 9/.722 14/.445 353/273 .331/.467/.687/1.154 1.186/1.145 1.027 104/.996 5/3 28/3
11.Davis G/S/vP 6/.334 4/1.250 8/.250 3/.000 1/2.000 5/1.800 3/.666 3/.000 255/193 .234/.260/.357/.616 .812/.555 .499 73/.466 22/8 1/2
10.Encarnacion G/S/vP 4/.500 5/.000 11/.364 3/1.334 ··· 1/.000 4/3.333 6/.000 240/178 .245/.275/.402/.677 .649/.687 .632 71/.697 1/0 6/11
5.Escobar G/S/vP 7/1.286 1/.000 11/.909 5/.000 1/2.000 1/no AB 1/2.000 4/.000 343/265 .289/.363/.440/.802 .980/.750 .648 81/.804 3/1 9/8
2.Hill G/S/vP 37/.638 6/.334 10/.733 3/.000 7/1.286 ··· 19/.485 10/.533 288/231 .245/.285/.346/.630 .487/.666 .682 94/.659 10/0 4/4
26.Lind* G/S/vP 13/.308 8/.393 9/.777 4/.500 4/1.000 2/.000 16/.450 9/.778 265/194 .305/.358/.542/.901 .800/.939 .890 103/.843 1/1 16/2
18.McCoy G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 2/.000 83/50 .211/.325/.296/.621 .482/.712 .678 20/.493 2/1 1/0
6.McDonald G/S/vP 33/.486 5/.650 6/.334 4/1.750 ··· ··· 4/1.000 5/.000 143/108 .215/.264/.308/.572 .476/.601 .568 25/.680 1/2 2/2
8.Molina G/S/vP 20/.585 2/.000 4/.833 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 3/.833 5/.000 111/84 .292/.370/.427/.797 .967/.738 .792 31/.785 2/0 2/1
16.Patterson* G/S/vP 18/.389 ··· 1/no AB 4/.500 4/1.167 ··· 7/.533 8/.286 313/236 .259/.293/.393/.686 .787/.653 .682 83/.439 12/7 6/0
45.Snider* G/S/vP 6/1.667 5/1.800 6/.334 5/.933 3/1.667 1/.000 8/.536 4/.250 108/84 .198/.280/.302/.582 .375/.645 .527 9/1.000 5/1 1/3
IP 74.2 53.0 33.1 41.0 14.2 20.0 33.2 27.0 TOTAL .254/.319/.419/.738 .814/.715 .699 .679 71/27 102/50
ERA-K/9 4.82/4.0 3.74/4.9 2.70/8.1 2.20/8.8 6.75/10.4 3.60/7.2 4.01/12.0 5.33/6.3 3.95/7.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Arencibia (43-15-8)
 Molina (19-8-6)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 315/.246 233/.235 143/.232 154/.165 76/.333 83/.211 144/.261 113/.266 .240  Bautista
 Patterson
 Snider
 Davis
 McCoy
0/0/70/8
47/30/0/3
24/2/2/3
0/61/6/2
0/3/2/0
OPS .750 .693 .606 .512 .892 .713 .694 .732 .691
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 127/.613 103/.680 60/.693 80/.583 45/.908 37/.825 70/.600 44/.934 .684
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 188/.842 130/.704 83/.546 74/.427 31/.868 46/.633 74/.784 69/.609 .697
Home 153/.711 163/.690 85/.670 72/.404 41/.958 50/.789 72/.752 72/.717
Last 28d days 112/.765 57/.779 44/.573 36/.297 12/1.017 9/.111 32/.713 43/.471
HR/SB/CS 11/4/2 4/5/0 1/4/1 3/4/1 1/2/0 2/1/0 3/2/0 4/1/1 74/79/23
Usage ····X··· ·X·X···· XX··o··· o··ooo·· ···o·o·X oo··o·oo X·X·oo·· ·X·Xo···
RedSox Batters (5.22 RS/G) vs. Blue Jays Pitchers (4.52 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 24.Romero*
G/S/vB
57.Camp
G/S/vB
29.Dotel
G/S/vB
50.Francisco
G/S/vB
54.Frasor
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
7.Drew* G/S/vP 29/1.334 10/1.600 22/.955 6/1.500 6/.733 5/.000 5/.000 ··· 239/196 .235/.335/.324/.658 .612/.668 .643 59/.594 0/1 4/0
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 16/.762 8/1.196 4/3.083 5/1.100 6/1.000 2/1.000 1/2.000 5/.650 377/262 .306/.366/.459/.825 .649/.899 .787 107/.785 27/10 9/0
28.Gonzalez* G/S/vP 6/.334 4/2.000 4/1.167 2/2.500 2/5.000 10/.311 2/1.000 11/.637 385/253 .348/.405/.583/.989 .733/1.121 1.009 110/1.083 1/0 16/2
54.McDonald G/S/vP 8/.661 4/.000 ··· 2/1.000 3/.333 ··· ··· 1/.000 69/23 .125/.188/.234/.423 .498/.269 .421 46/.383 1/2 2/1
60.Navarro G/S/vP 3/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· 10/6 .300/.300/.600/.900 1.250/.667 .333 10/.900 0/0 1/1
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 27/1.302 16/1.396 8/1.500 10/.929 23/.848 8/.625 6/.167 3/4.000 325/220 .302/.385/.565/.950 .972/.938 .988 79/.782 1/0 17/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 15/1.446 13/1.160 9/1.319 7/1.000 11/.364 4/.000 3/1.167 4/2.417 386/268 .277/.392/.411/.803 1.062/.693 .795 111/1.068 16/3 8/4
16.Reddick* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 55/45 .404/.455/.638/1.093 1.578/.983 .993 40/1.181 1/0 1/1
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP 6/.533 4/.750 ··· 1/no AB 6/1.333 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· 191/131 .251/.325/.433/.757 .642/.812 .850 53/.851 0/0 5/1
10.Scutaro G/S/vP 12/.750 11/1.182 4/2.000 7/.000 13/.581 1/2.000 1/no AB 1/2.000 168/117 .268/.329/.366/.695 .695/.696 .888 83/.749 1/0 3/5
44.Sutton# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/3.000 ··· 1/2.000 1/2.000 ··· 48/34 .318/.362/.477/.839 .500/.991 .819 19/1.089 0/0 0/2
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 7/.571 16/.771 7/1.500 6/1.667 10/.200 1/2.000 ··· 4/.250 142/91 .250/.336/.427/.763 .652/.831 .684 43/1.053 0/0 5/0
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 18/1.500 19/.821 3/.333 10/1.700 14/.214 3/1.666 5/.900 4/.500 336/230 .270/.393/.474/.867 .993/.811 1.100 91/.915 1/0 11/6
IP 118.0 36.0 23.1 24.1 34.1 35.0 34.2 72.1 TOTAL .274/.350/.442/.792 .764/.806 .833 .817 57/21 94/43
ERA-K/9 2.75/7.6 4.00/4.5 3.86/10.4 4.81/10.7 3.41/7.6 4.11/5.9 3.12/7.3 3.24/5.9 4.16/7.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Saltalamacchia (47-14-7)
 Varitek (32-9-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 483/.225 152/.286 102/.207 115/.287 146/.220 147/.235 140/.216 288/.215 .256  Ellsbury
 Drew
 McDonald
 Reddick
 Gonzalez
 Sutton
0/81/0/5
0/0/63/3
16/4/9/1
11/2/3/1
0/0/2/0
2/0/0/0
OPS .652 .809 .708 .844 .701 .704 .612 .588 .734
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 153/.742 78/.852 43/1.022 74/.962 71/.669 78/.729 69/.474 149/.567 .782
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 330/.611 74/.763 59/.510 41/.630 75/.731 69/.673 71/.744 139/.611 .693
Road 272/.687 59/.731 61/.733 55/.701 67/.563 67/.744 68/.546 160/.511
Last 28d days 154/.588 32/.792 27/.499 37/.745 36/.900 48/.778 30/.613 106/.609
HR/SB/CS 11/6/4 3/4/2 4/0/1 4/7/0 4/5/1 6/1/0 2/1/1 5/5/0 81/62/23
Usage ····X··· ···o·o·X ··Xo·o·o ·X··X·X· ·X··o·X· ···Xo··o ··X·oo·· ···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.