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Game Preview: BOS @ TOR, 7:07pm, Tuesday, May 10, 2011 @Rogers Centre

RedSox, 17-18, 17-18 3rd, 3½ GB, 2½ GB in WC

SP: Jon Lester (27, LHP, 4-1, 2.33)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. TOR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (4-1) 46.1 36 12 12 15 46 5 2.33
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 4-1 46.1 36 12 12 15 46 5 2.33 62
2011-05-03 LAA W 7.0 6 1 1 1 11 1 93 71
2011-04-28 @BAL W 8.0 4 2 2 3 5 1 108 68
2011-04-22 @LAA W 6.0 4 0 0 2 8 0 111 70
2011-04-17 TOR W 6.0 6 1 1 3 5 0 110 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
Last 5 v.TOR 4-1 28.0 23 12 12 14 27 3 3.86 55
2011-04-17 TOR W 6.0 6 1 1 3 5 0 110 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
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   11-9    Road:    6-9    ExtrInn: 2-1 
 vsRHP:  12-11   vsLHP:   5-7    1-Run:   3-5 
 vsEast:  6-6    vsCntrl: 3-4    vsWest:  8-8  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 35 Mon, May  9   MIN  W   2-1 (11)  17-18  3rd  3.5 gb
 34 Sun, May  8   MIN  W   9-5       16-18  3rd  4.0 gb
 33 Sat, May  7   MIN  W   4-0       15-18  3rd  4.0 gb
 32 Fri, May  6   MIN  L   2-9       14-18  5th  5.0 gb
 31 Thu, May  5   LAA  L   0-11      14-17  4th  4.0 gb
 30 Wed, May  4   LAA  L   3-5 (13)  14-16  4th  4.0 gb
 29 Tue, May  3   LAA  W   7-3       14-15  3rd  4.0 gb
 28 Mon, May  2   LAA  W   9-5       13-15  4th  5.0 gb
 27 Sun, May  1   SEA  W   3-2       12-15  5th  5.0 gb
 26 Sat, Apr 30   SEA  L   0-2       11-15  5th  5.0 gb
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:17-13
Blue Jays, 15-20, 15-20 4th, 5½ GB, 4½ GB in WC

SP: Kyle Drabek (23, RHP, 2-2, 4.50)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (2-2) 38.0 37 20 19 25 28 3 4.50
2010 (0-3) 17.0 18 9 9 5 12 2 4.76
Last 7 GS 2-2 38.0 37 20 19 25 28 3 4.50 48
2011-05-05 @TBR L 5.2 6 3 3 4 3 0 105 44
2011-04-30 @NYY L 2.1 7 5 5 4 4 0 78 23
2011-04-25 @TEX W 6.0 5 3 3 2 2 1 101 50
2011-04-19 NYY ND 5.1 6 4 4 4 2 1 93 38
2011-04-13 @SEA ND 5.2 6 2 2 4 5 1 114 50
2011-04-08 @LAA ND 6.0 6 2 1 4 5 0 103 55
2011-04-02 MIN W 7.0 1 1 1 3 7 0 101 75
Has never faced BOS as starter.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    7-8    Road:    8-12   ExtrInn: 3-1 
 vsRHP:  10-16   vsLHP:   5-4    1-Run:   5-8 
 vsEast:  5-10   vsCntrl: 3-4    vsWest:  7-6  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 35 Mon, May  9   DET  L   5-10      15-20  4th  5.5 gb
 34 Sun, May  8   DET  L   2-5       15-19  4th  5.0 gb
 33 Sat, May  7   DET  L   0-9       15-18  3rd  4.0 gb
 32 Fri, May  6   DET  W   7-4       15-17  3rd  4.0 gb
 31 Thu, May  5  @TBR  L   1-3       14-17  4th  4.0 gb
 30 Wed, May  4  @TBR  W   3-2       14-16  4th  4.0 gb
 29 Tue, May  3  @TBR  L   2-3       13-16  5th  5.0 gb
 28 Sun, May  1  @NYY  L   2-5       13-15  4th  4.5 gb
 27 Sat, Apr 30  @NYY  L   4-5       13-14  3rd  3.5 gb
 26 Fri, Apr 29  @NYY  W   5-3       13-13  3rd  2.5 gb
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 8-12   Last 30:11-19
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
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)
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
Season Series: 2011 - BOS over 3-1; 2010 - BOS won 12-6; 2009 - BOS won 11-7; All-Time - BOS leads 274-215

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
RedSox Batters (4.17 RS/G) vs. Blue Jays Pitchers (4.54 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 4.Drabek
G/S/vB
57.Camp
G/S/vB
29.Dotel
G/S/vB
50.Francisco
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/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
23.Cameron G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 5/.400 ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 6/.834 ··· 2/.000 40/17 .162/.205/.324/.529 .737/.250 .143 27/.645 0/0 2/0
13.Crawford* G/S/vP ··· 9/1.015 5/.000 4/.500 16/.376 13/.583 3/.666 6/.600 ··· 141/98 .211/.250/.301/.551 .430/.604 .527 92/.643 5/2 1/0
7.Drew* G/S/vP ··· 9/1.792 21/.929 3/1.666 5/.800 7/.953 5/.000 4/.000 ··· 109/84 .228/.349/.359/.707 .798/.676 .761 78/.703 0/0 2/0
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP ··· 6/1.267 3/4.500 4/.833 4/1.000 9/.944 ··· ··· 4/.833 145/110 .291/.345/.463/.808 .570/.883 .760 105/.876 10/4 4/0
28.Gonzalez* G/S/vP ··· 3/1.667 4/1.167 ··· 1/5.000 ··· 9/.347 1/.000 10/.700 154/102 .317/.370/.500/.870 .566/1.017 .889 107/.899 1/0 4/0
12.Lowrie# G/S/vP ··· 5/1.850 ··· 1/.000 3/.333 2/2.500 ··· 3/.666 1/.000 110/73 .330/.364/.505/.868 1.189/.692 .671 92/.831 0/1 3/5
54.McDonald G/S/vP ··· 4/.000 ··· 2/1.000 2/.500 5/1.800 ··· ··· 1/.000 22/7 .150/.227/.300/.527 .651/.286 .125 13/.397 1/1 1/1
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP ··· 16/1.396 8/1.500 6/1.417 21/.508 8/.125 7/.714 5/.200 3/4.000 136/94 .280/.368/.432/.800 .995/.715 .763 92/.776 0/0 4/
15.Pedroia G/S/vP ··· 11/1.045 8/1.500 6/1.200 9/.222 11/.909 1/.000 3/1.167 3/2.667 156/108 .237/.353/.321/.673 .939/.562 .552 109/.534 4/1 2/1
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 4/1.000 3/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 73/56 .203/.247/.275/.522 .235/.613 .404 44/.576 0/0 0/1
33.Varitek# G/S/vP ··· 16/.771 6/1.400 6/1.667 10/.200 5/1.000 1/2.000 ··· 3/.333 58/35 .157/.246/.216/.461 .310/.570 .385 47/.505 0/0 0/0
20.Youkilis G/S/vP ··· 18/.873 3/.333 7/2.190 14/.214 13/.496 2/.000 4/1.167 4/.500 133/87 .250/.406/.481/.887 1.101/.773 .705 86/.973 0/0 5/2
IP 38.0 18.0 10.0 6.2 15.1 14.1 13.1 15.2 20.1 TOTAL .253/.332/.391/.723 .761/.706 .635 .745 21/9 29/17
ERA-K/9 4.50/6.6 2.50/4.0 7.20/10.8 2.70/10.7 1.76/8.2 1.88/5.7 3.38/5.4 2.30/9.7 1.77/6.7 4.05/7.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Saltalamacchia (25-8-3)
 Varitek (14-3-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 169/.264 74/.279 49/.211 27/.130 62/.196 61/.241 53/.188 57/.120 73/.127 .241  Drew
 Cameron
 Ellsbury
 Crawford
 McDonald
0/0/27/2
1/2/9/0
0/32/0/0
33/0/0/0
4/2/4/0
OPS .775 .770 .849 .520 .631 .606 .681 .348 .471 .710
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 107/.806 40/1.047 23/1.545 19/.768 28/.522 33/.442 33/.624 31/.303 31/.675 .777
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 62/.723 34/.438 26/.397 8/.000 34/.724 28/.804 20/.750 26/.397 42/.326 .653
Home 48/.588 37/.659 16/.837 10/.856 33/.867 36/.772 26/.503 21/.296 38/.623
Last 28d days 119/.900 50/.809 39/.917 27/.520 38/.635 52/.594 35/.551 37/.337 50/.484
HR/SB/CS 3/2/2 1/1/1 3/0/0 1/4/0 2/5/0 0/1/1 3/0/0 0/0/0 2/2/0 32/27/9
Usage ····X··· X··X··o· X·o·o··· ···o·X·· ·X·o·o·· o·X·X··· o··o··o· ·X···Xo· ··X·····
Blue Jays Batters (4.20 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.40 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 31.Lester*
G/S/vB
91.Aceves
G/S/vB
32.Albers
G/S/vB
51.Bard
G/S/vB
53.Hill*
G/S/vB
37.Okajima*
G/S/vB
58.Papelbon
G/S/vB
49.Wakefield
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
9.Arencibia G/S/vP 6/.900 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 96/68 .239/.302/.466/.768 1.006/.673 .883 66/.585 0/0 4/2
19.Bautista G/S/vP 35/.631 3/.000 12/1.060 5/.200 24/.500 2/2.500 8/.125 9/.111 124/101 .359/.524/.772/1.296 1.448/1.262 1.815 85/1.375 4/0 10/1
11.Davis G/S/vP 6/.334 1/2.000 6/.000 3/.000 5/.200 1/.000 2/1.000 5/.000 69/55 .182/.217/.227/.445 .286/.486 .448 37/.535 7/2 0/1
10.Encarnacion G/S/vP 6/.000 4/.000 9/.444 2/2.000 18/1.004 ··· 3/4.000 4/.500 108/85 .243/.269/.350/.618 .217/.730 .637 70/.635 1/0 0/7
5.Escobar G/S/vP 9/.583 1/.000 11/.909 5/.000 8/.250 1/.000 1/2.000 6/1.500 142/110 .264/.333/.384/.717 .875/.668 .874 105/.582 1/0 3/2
2.Hill G/S/vP 30/.315 5/.400 8/.661 2/.000 5/1.400 5/.000 18/.513 36/.657 77/64 .243/.273/.286/.558 .237/.624 .516 27/.879 6/0 0/0
26.Lind* G/S/vP 18/.457 7/.286 8/.708 3/.666 5/.400 11/.455 15/.481 13/.308 140/100 .313/.343/.516/.858 .850/.862 .812 89/.993 1/1 7/2
6.McDonald G/S/vP 17/.975 2/.000 4/.500 3/1.667 1/.000 5/.000 3/.666 33/.486 81/64 .203/.259/.297/.557 .669/.526 .521 64/.433 1/2 1/0
8.Molina G/S/vP 17/.745 ··· 4/.833 2/.000 ··· 3/.333 3/.833 20/.585 50/40 .250/.327/.409/.736 1.600/.514 .899 36/.698 0/0 1/0
16.Patterson* G/S/vP 12/1.167 ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 4/1.167 6/.200 17/.236 101/72 .260/.297/.427/.724 .895/.656 .582 92/.673 4/4 2/0
20.Rivera G/S/vP 11/.697 6/.533 3/2.667 3/.000 3/.000 ··· 9/.000 13/.770 117/91 .223/.316/.301/.617 .795/.567 .452 82/.711 1/2 2/0
IP 46.1 13.1 12.2 17.2 2.1 8.1 14.2 22.0 TOTAL .247/.318/.393/.710 .774/.691 .751 .703 36/12 34/22
ERA-K/9 2.33/8.9 2.70/4.7 1.42/8.5 2.55/8.6 0.00/11.7 4.32/6.5 2.45/11.6 5.73/3.3 4.18/7.0

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Arencibia (15-5-2)
 Molina (12-4-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 183/.217 52/.184 51/.196 66/.200 9/.143 36/.233 59/.222 92/.253 .247  Bautista
 Rivera
 Patterson
 Davis
0/0/26/3
13/0/4/2
2/23/0/0
0/10/6/0
OPS .633 .578 .514 .517 .476 .643 .549 .797 .710
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 39/.416 29/.660 27/.625 35/.500 5/.200 13/.916 32/.477 52/.650 .693
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 144/.695 23/.478 24/.390 31/.531 4/.833 23/.483 27/.638 40/.989 .726
Road 104/.613 3/.667 17/.437 32/.795 / 6/1.100 25/.724 18/.637
Last 28d days 105/.599 31/.492 43/.554 45/.386 9/.476 36/.643 46/.517 55/.783
HR/SB/CS 5/6/3 2/1/0 0/2/0 0/2/1 0/0/0 0/1/0 0/1/0 4/0/1 33/39/11
Usage ······X· o··X···· ·Xo··X·· ·oo··Xoo ··X·X··· X····X·o X·o··XX· ···X·o··

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.