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Game Preview: BOS @ TOR, 7:07pm, Tuesday, September 6, 2011 @Rogers Centre

RedSox, 84-56, 84-56 2nd, 2½ GB, 7½ up in WC

SP: Jon Lester (27, LHP, 14-6, 3.05)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. TOR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (14-6) 165.0 138 59 56 62 156 17 3.05
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 4-2 45.1 33 14 13 20 40 3 2.58 60
2011-09-01 NYY ND 5.0 7 1 1 3 6 0 114 52
2011-08-27 OAK W 6.0 3 2 1 2 4 1 87 62
2011-08-21 @KCR W 6.0 3 1 1 4 3 0 113 61
2011-08-16 TBR W 7.0 3 1 1 1 8 0 113 74
2011-08-10 @MIN L 7.1 8 4 4 5 4 0 119 45
2011-08-05 NYY L 6.0 5 3 3 4 7 0 108 53
2011-07-30 @CHW W 8.0 4 2 2 1 8 2 98 73
Last 5 v.TOR 3-0 30.1 19 7 7 14 27 3 2.08 62
2011-07-05 TOR ND 4.0 0 0 0 1 5 0 50 66
2011-06-12 @TOR W 8.0 2 1 1 1 8 1 102 81
2011-05-10 @TOR ND 5.1 7 5 5 5 5 2 114 34
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
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   42-29   Road:   42-27   ExtrInn: 5-4 
 vsRHP:  54-37   vsLHP:  30-19   1-Run:  17-13
 vsEast: 32-18   vsCntrl:21-16   vsWest: 21-14 IL:10-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
140 Mon, Sep  5  @TOR  L   0-1 (11)  84-56  2nd  2.5 gb
139 Sun, Sep  4   TEX  L   4-11      84-55  2nd  1.5 gb
138 Sat, Sep  3   TEX  W  12-7       84-54  2nd  0.5 gb
137 Fri, Sep  2   TEX  L   0-10      83-54  2nd  0.5 gb
136 Thu, Sep  1   NYY  L   2-4       83-53  1st  0.5 up
135 Wed, Aug 31   NYY  W   9-5       83-52  1st  1.5 up
134 Tue, Aug 30   NYY  L   2-5       82-52  1st  0.5 up
133 Sat, Aug 27   OAK  W   4-0       82-51  1st  2.0 up
132 Sat, Aug 27   OAK  W   9-3       81-51  1st  2.0 up
131 Fri, Aug 26   OAK  L   5-15      80-51  1st  1.0 up
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:16-14
Blue Jays, 70-71, 70-71 4th, 17 GB, 14½ GB in WC

SP: Luis Perez (26, LHP, 3-2, 3.77)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (3-2) 59.2 58 28 25 24 51 7 3.77
Last 7 GS 1-0 16.0 12 7 7 9 14 2 3.94 53
2011-09-01 @BAL ND 5.0 6 5 5 3 6 2 95 38
2011-08-27 TBR ND 5.0 5 2 2 4 4 0 93 49
2011-08-21 @OAK W 6.0 1 0 0 2 4 0 80 72
Has never faced BOS as starter.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   34-34   Road:   36-37   ExtrInn:11-4 
 vsRHP:  50-54   vsLHP:  20-17   1-Run:  21-25
 vsEast: 25-33   vsCntrl:17-13   vsWest: 20-15 IL: 8-10

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
141 Mon, Sep  5   BOS  W   1-0 (11)  70-71  4th 17.0 gb
140 Sun, Sep  4  @NYY  L   3-9       69-71  4th 17.0 gb
139 Sat, Sep  3  @NYY  L   4-6       69-70  4th 16.0 gb
138 Fri, Sep  2  @NYY  L   2-3       69-69  4th 15.0 gb
137 Thu, Sep  1  @BAL  W   8-6       69-68  4th 14.5 gb
136 Wed, Aug 31  @BAL  W  13-0       68-68  4th 15.5 gb
135 Tue, Aug 30  @BAL  L   5-6 (10)  67-68  4th 15.5 gb
134 Mon, Aug 29   TBR  W   7-3       67-67  4th 15.5 gb
133 Sun, Aug 28   TBR  L   0-12      66-67  4th 16.0 gb
132 Sat, Aug 27   TBR  L   5-6       66-66  4th 15.5 gb
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20: 9-11   Last 30:14-16
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Mon, Sep 05, 2011 TOR  1  BOS  0 (11)   W:Shawn Camp (3-3), L: Dan Wheeler (2-2), S: none
Wed, Jul 06, 2011 BOS  6  TOR  4        W:Tim Wakefield (5-3), L: Ricky Romero (7-8), S: Jonathan Papelbon (19)
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
Season Series: 2011 - BOS over 8-5; 2010 - BOS won 12-6; 2009 - BOS won 11-7; All-Time - BOS leads 279-219

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 (5.34 RS/G) vs. Blue Jays Pitchers (4.59 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 47.Perez*
G/S/vB
37.Alvarez
G/S/vB
57.Camp
G/S/vB
34.Carreno
G/S/vB
50.Francisco
G/S/vB
44.Janssen
G/S/vB
35.Lewis*
G/S/vB
51.Litsch
G/S/vB
29.McGowan
G/S/vB
60.Rauch
G/S/vB
33.Villanueva
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
3.Aviles G/S/vP 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 264/180 .246/.280/.389/.669 .864/.580 .739 50/.764 14/2 5/10
13.Crawford* G/S/vP 3/1.667 2/.500 11/.808 ··· 7/.286 14/.693 ··· 16/1.000 11/1.182 3/.666 1/.000 462/305 .250/.285/.398/.684 .558/.747 .684 94/.662 17/5 11/2
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 4/.500 3/1.000 9/1.417 ··· 6/.900 11/.764 ··· 16/.875 4/1.000 2/1.000 5/.650 625/436 .311/.371/.520/.891 .815/.923 .836 102/.941 36/12 24/0
28.Gonzalez* G/S/vP 5/.200 3/.000 4/2.000 ··· 3/2.667 1/3.000 ··· 6/1.667 2/.000 10/.311 11/.637 626/411 .339/.404/.548/.952 .746/1.059 .992 107/.870 1/0 23/3
36.Jackson G/S/vP 4/.000 3/1.334 5/.000 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 4/.833 7/.750 372/231 .246/.312/.338/.650 .670/.638 .589 42/.427 3/1 4/2
60.Lavarnway G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 27/17 .304/.407/.391/.799 .733/.840 .799 27/.799 0/0 0/0
12.Lowrie# G/S/vP 3/1.334 ··· 5/1.850 ··· 2/.000 2/2.500 ··· 9/.236 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 303/194 .266/.315/.380/.694 .895/.578 .597 79/.646 0/1 4/15
54.McDonald G/S/vP 1/.000 ··· 4/.000 ··· 2/1.000 5/1.800 1/.000 3/1.666 ··· ··· 1/.000 144/45 .194/.264/.357/.620 .736/.371 .776 45/.586 2/3 5/2
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 3/1.000 3/.666 16/1.396 ··· 11/.830 9/.222 1/.000 26/.853 11/1.182 9/.722 3/4.000 515/343 .313/.402/.584/.986 1.044/.957 .908 68/1.372 1/1 28/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 4/1.250 3/.000 13/1.160 ··· 8/.857 13/1.000 1/.000 20/.668 10/.200 5/.000 4/2.417 631/442 .304/.391/.469/.860 1.058/.778 .822 101/.760 25/6 18/5
16.Reddick* G/S/vP 1/.000 2/.000 2/.000 ··· 1/3.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 231/193 .292/.342/.478/.820 .810/.823 .814 71/.616 1/2 6/4
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP 2/1.000 ··· 5/.600 ··· 1/no AB 4/.000 ··· 5/.800 3/.666 1/.000 ··· 330/220 .251/.309/.472/.781 .627/.859 .802 64/.702 1/0 14/5
10.Scutaro G/S/vP 2/1.000 2/2.500 12/1.083 ··· 8/.000 10/.900 1/.000 5/.600 5/.650 1/2.000 2/1.000 350/250 .274/.335/.376/.711 .685/.721 .681 72/.675 4/2 5/10
33.Varitek# G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 16/.771 ··· 7/1.371 6/1.100 1/.000 10/.300 6/.834 1/2.000 5/.200 227/153 .232/.304/.438/.742 .784/.721 .707 34/.871 0/0 10/0
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 3/2.667 2/.000 20/.775 ··· 10/1.700 14/.457 1/2.000 18/.528 7/.000 4/2.000 5/.650 491/338 .260/.373/.470/.842 .967/.787 .657 32/.560 3/0 17/7
IP 59.2 36.2 59.1 8.0 43.2 46.2 3.2 65.2 52.0 100.0 TOTAL .279/.349/.457/.805 .796/.810 .773 .780 95/33 173/70
ERA-K/9 3.77/7.7 2.95/6.1 4.55/4.1 1.13/5.6 3.50/9.1 2.12/8.7 4.91/4.9 4.39/7.8 /0.0 4.85/6.2 4.14/5.8 4.23/7.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Lavarnway (0-0-0)
 Saltalamacchia (66-30-18)
 Varitek (60-11-6)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 258/.257 149/.230 266/.315 34/.258 189/.246 189/.231 22/.389 276/.239 / 225/.269 424/.250 .254  Ellsbury
 Reddick
 Jackson
 McDonald
 Crawford
 Aviles
 Gonzalez
0/132/0/6
21/3/42/5
21/0/29/4
20/10/26/1
108/0/0/1
1/0/4/0
0/0/2/0
OPS .742 .656 .849 .743 .711 .603 1.167 .729 .799 .693 .740
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 98/.583 88/.539 129/.886 15/1.082 118/.819 101/.577 8/1.458 154/.905 / 118/.757 225/.687 .755
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 160/.842 61/.819 137/.815 19/.488 71/.533 88/.632 14/1.012 122/.512 / 107/.839 199/.699 .728
Home 111/.812 74/.753 146/.902 28/.745 115/.764 120/.729 12/.944 133/.809 / 112/.652 184/.724
Last 28d days 98/.776 149/.656 51/.764 34/.743 34/.461 45/.492 22/1.167 56/.635 / 19/1.074 12/.444
HR/SB/CS 7/2/3 5/1/0 3/7/2 1/0/0 5/12/0 1/1/3 1/0/0 9/2/1 // 11/1/1 10/12/0 150/96/32
Usage ····X··· X····X·· X·o·o·X· ···o··X· X···o··o X·o···oo ·o···o·· ·X··X··X ·X··X··· X··X····
Blue Jays Batters (4.67 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.27 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS Lester*
G/S/vB
91.Aceves
G/S/vB
32.Albers
G/S/vB
51.Bard
G/S/vB
64.Bowden
G/S/vB
61.Doubront*
G/S/vB
46.Morales*
G/S/vB
58.Papelbon
G/S/vB
70.Weiland
G/S/vB
35.Wheeler
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
9.Arencibia G/S/vP 13/.930 3/.333 2/.500 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 3/.667 ··· ··· 416/323 .218/.279/.442/.721 .870/.678 .705 73/.692 1/0 20/5
19.Bautista G/S/vP 43/.802 5/.000 14/1.049 8/.125 4/1.250 3/1.666 2/2.000 10/.800 ··· 14/.445 565/434 .306/.444/.632/1.076 1.206/1.037 1.098 105/1.036 6/3 40/8
10.Encarnacion G/S/vP 13/.581 6/.000 11/.364 5/.800 3/.666 1/.000 1/.000 4/3.333 ··· 7/.000 465/346 .276/.333/.459/.792 .867/.767 .903 111/.793 7/1 15/12
5.Escobar G/S/vP 16/.606 1/.000 11/.909 5/.000 4/1.750 ··· 1/no AB 2/2.000 ··· 4/.000 571/444 .290/.364/.412/.776 .892/.743 .889 104/.576 3/3 11/14
2.Johnson* G/S/vP 4/.250 1/.000 2/5.000 2/.000 ··· ··· 2/2.500 4/.000 ··· 1/.000 533/399 .217/.297/.423/.720 .547/.780 .724 84/.748 13/3 20/8
13.Lawrie G/S/vP ··· 2/no AB ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/5.000 118/86 .318/.381/.682/1.064 .746/1.186 1.185 104/1.084 5/0 8/3
26.Lind* G/S/vP 22/.372 9/.583 9/.777 6/.334 2/1.000 3/.333 2/.000 17/.423 ··· 9/.778 485/357 .254/.299/.445/.744 .661/.774 .732 98/.616 1/1 24/4
18.McCoy G/S/vP 8/.875 2/.500 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 143/91 .217/.338/.283/.621 .500/.689 .674 53/.513 9/2 1/2
8.Molina G/S/vP 17/.745 4/.000 4/.833 2/.000 ··· 1/no AB ··· 4/1.167 ··· 5/.000 169/120 .285/.349/.424/.773 .825/.750 .738 33/.586 2/1 3/1
20.Teahen* G/S/vP 12/1.000 1/2.000 2/.000 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· 4/.833 ··· 2/.000 156/131 .189/.256/.301/.557 .374/.592 .738 24/.471 0/1 4/1
46.Thames* G/S/vP ··· 3/.333 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/no AB 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 304/239 .273/.317/.472/.788 .817/.781 .828 104/.861 2/0 9/2
3.Wise* G/S/vP ··· 5/1.000 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 5/.800 93/75 .216/.247/.295/.543 .333/.595 .348 34/.689 5/2 1/1
25.Woodward G/S/vP 5/.000 2/2.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 4/.000 4/4 .000/.000/.000/.000 /.000 0/ 0/0 0/0
IP 165.0 94.0 57.1 64.1 13.2 4.1 38.2 55.2 10.0 48.0 TOTAL .253/.317/.421/.738 .789/.722 .767 .758 118/43 167/93
ERA-K/9 3.05/8.5 2.87/6.2 4.55/9.1 2.10/9.2 3.29/6.6 10.38/6.3 3.72/8.1 2.75/12.1 8.10/3.6 4.31/7.1 3.96/7.4

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Arencibia (72-23-11)
 Molina (24-9-8)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 681/.228 392/.203 255/.258 243/.166 62/.286 22/.375 161/.238 221/.203 48/.341 195/.243 .245  Bautista
 Thames
 McCoy
 Wise
 Teahen
0/0/98/11
32/0/27/2
0/12/4/0
12/30/1/0
6/0/8/0
OPS .673 .620 .719 .500 .766 1.188 .756 .544 .950 .689 .703
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 175/.606 174/.569 108/.870 139/.587 22/.604 12/1.583 82/.790 110/.464 16/.527 76/.785 .694
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 506/.697 218/.661 147/.611 104/.379 40/.861 10/.686 79/.722 111/.624 32/1.167 119/.629 .710
Road 375/.635 155/.624 103/.629 124/.499 7/.143 / 64/.476 108/.537 26/.651 76/.736
Last 28d days 133/.607 70/.493 58/1.133 34/.299 31/.891 9/1.356 28/.704 25/.247 / 39/.678
HR/SB/CS 17/14/11 6/7/0 5/5/3 5/7/1 2/2/1 1/2/2 5/5/0 3/4/0 1/0/1 7/1/2 129/126/41
Usage ····X··· X···X·o· ·X·X··o· o···oo·· ·X·X···· ·X··X··· ··X···X· X····o·· ········ o·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.