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Game Preview: BOS @ TOR, 7:07pm, Thursday, September 8, 2011 @Rogers Centre

RedSox, 85-57, 85-57 2nd, 2½ GB, 7½ up in WC

SP: Andrew Miller (26, LHP, 6-2, 5.27)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. TOR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (6-2) 56.1 66 36 33 36 40 6 5.27
2010 (1-5) 32.2 51 34 31 26 28 6 8.54
2009 (3-5) 80.0 85 52 43 43 59 7 4.84
Last 7 GS 3-2 30.2 37 24 22 22 22 4 6.46 41
2011-09-02 TEX L 1.1 5 6 6 4 1 1 52 17
2011-08-25 @TEX W 6.1 3 0 0 2 6 0 83 71
2011-08-19 @KCR W 5.1 3 1 1 2 3 0 83 59
2011-07-31 @CHW ND 5.2 10 3 3 1 8 0 106 44
2011-07-26 KCR ND 3.2 9 7 5 2 1 2 80 18
2011-07-20 @BAL W 5.2 2 0 0 6 3 0 103 62
2011-07-15 @TBR L 2.2 5 7 7 5 0 1 85 15
Has never faced TOR as starter.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   42-29   Road:   43-28   ExtrInn: 5-4 
 vsRHP:  54-38   vsLHP:  31-19   1-Run:  17-14
 vsEast: 33-19   vsCntrl:21-16   vsWest: 21-14 IL:10-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
142 Wed, Sep  7  @TOR  L  10-11      85-57  2nd  2.5 gb
141 Tue, Sep  6  @TOR  W  14-0       85-56  2nd  2.5 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
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:16-14
Blue Jays, 71-72, 71-72 4th, 17 GB, 14½ GB in WC

SP: Ricky Romero (26, LHP, 13-10, 2.97)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (13-10) 193.2 153 70 64 74 157 21 2.97
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 5-1 50.2 32 15 15 19 31 8 2.66 62
2011-09-03 @NYY L 6.2 8 5 5 3 5 1 112 40
2011-08-29 TBR W 6.0 6 3 3 4 2 2 107 46
2011-08-24 KCR ND 6.0 8 3 3 4 3 1 109 43
2011-08-18 @OAK W 9.0 3 0 0 2 6 0 111 85
2011-08-13 LAA W 7.0 2 1 1 2 3 1 98 70
2011-08-07 @BAL W 8.0 4 2 2 0 5 2 94 71
2011-08-02 @TBR W 8.0 1 1 1 4 7 1 109 79
Last 5 v.BOS 1-2 27.2 41 23 23 14 22 4 7.48 36
2011-07-06 @BOS L 4.1 9 6 6 3 2 2 96 20
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
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   35-35   Road:   36-37   ExtrInn:11-4 
 vsRHP:  51-54   vsLHP:  20-18   1-Run:  22-25
 vsEast: 26-34   vsCntrl:17-13   vsWest: 20-15 IL: 8-10

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
143 Wed, Sep  7   BOS  W  11-10      71-72  4th 17.0 gb
142 Tue, Sep  6   BOS  L   0-14      70-72  4th 18.0 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
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20: 8-12   Last 30:14-16
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Wed, Sep 07, 2011 TOR 11  BOS 10        W:Shawn Camp (4-3), L: Daniel Bard (2-6), S: Frank Francisco (13)
Tue, Sep 06, 2011 BOS 14 @TOR  0        W:Jon Lester (15-6), L: Luis Perez (3-3), S: none
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
Season Series: 2011 - BOS over 9-6; 2010 - BOS won 12-6; 2009 - BOS won 11-7; All-Time - BOS leads 280-220

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 (5.43 RS/G) vs. Blue Jays Pitchers (4.69 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS Romero*
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
47.Perez*
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 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 2/.000 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 265/181 .245/.279/.388/.666 .864/.577 .731 47/.675 14/3 5/10
13.Crawford* G/S/vP 19/.387 2/.500 11/.808 ··· 8/.250 14/.693 1/.000 17/.938 12/1.084 5/1.600 3/.666 2/.500 471/311 .250/.286/.400/.686 .567/.746 .690 99/.685 17/5 11/2
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 19/1.095 3/1.000 10/1.589 ··· 6/.900 11/.764 1/2.000 16/.875 5/.800 7/.929 2/1.000 6/.900 635/442 .316/.376/.531/.907 .833/.938 .871 107/1.063 36/13 25/0
28.Gonzalez* G/S/vP 6/.334 3/.000 4/2.000 ··· 4/3.417 1/3.000 1/.000 7/1.857 4/.500 7/.929 10/.311 11/.637 636/418 .343/.407/.557/.964 .760/1.070 1.014 113/.980 1/0 24/3
36.Jackson G/S/vP 7/.000 3/1.334 5/.000 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 4/.000 4/.833 7/.750 372/231 .246/.312/.338/.650 .670/.638 .589 32/.294 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 9/1.792 ··· 5/1.850 ··· 2/.000 2/2.500 ··· 9/.236 1/no AB 3/1.334 1/.000 1/.000 304/195 .266/.317/.380/.696 .895/.582 .602 80/.654 0/1 4/15
54.McDonald G/S/vP 10/.733 ··· 4/.000 ··· 2/1.000 5/1.800 2/1.000 3/1.666 2/.000 3/.666 ··· 1/.000 149/47 .201/.268/.358/.627 .754/.354 .777 50/.608 2/3 5/2
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 30/1.159 3/.666 16/1.396 1/.000 12/.944 9/.222 2/1.500 27/.878 13/1.385 5/1.000 9/.722 3/4.000 526/351 .319/.407/.595/1.002 1.056/.975 .946 75/1.377 1/1 29/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 18/1.306 3/.000 14/1.071 ··· 8/.857 13/1.000 2/.000 20/.668 11/.182 7/.629 5/.000 5/1.850 641/448 .301/.387/.462/.848 1.034/.771 .801 110/.714 25/6 18/5
16.Reddick* G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 3/.000 ··· 1/3.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/5.000 1/.000 ··· 2/1.000 236/198 .294/.343/.495/.839 .810/.844 .850 73/.714 1/2 7/4
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP 8/.661 ··· 6/.500 ··· 1/no AB 4/.000 1/.000 5/.800 5/.400 4/1.750 1/.000 1/.000 339/226 .247/.304/.471/.775 .657/.835 .789 69/.724 1/0 15/5
10.Scutaro G/S/vP 15/.785 2/2.500 12/1.083 1/.000 9/.222 10/.900 2/1.500 6/.500 7/1.171 4/1.750 1/2.000 3/.666 361/258 .285/.347/.393/.741 .748/.738 .737 78/.839 4/2 5/11
71.Spears* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/2 .000/.000/.000/.000 /.000 .000 2/.000 0/0 0/0
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 7/.571 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 21/1.712 2/.000 20/.775 ··· 11/1.525 14/.457 2/2.000 19/.498 10/.100 5/2.800 4/2.000 5/.650 502/346 .263/.376/.470/.847 .993/.782 .673 39/.697 3/0 17/8
IP 193.2 36.2 60.1 9.0 44.2 46.2 5.0 66.2 4.0 62.1 52.0 101.2 TOTAL .281/.351/.461/.812 .808/.814 .787 .826 95/35 178/72
ERA-K/9 2.97/7.3 2.95/6.1 4.48/4.0 1.00/7.0 3.83/9.1 2.12/8.7 9.00/9.0 4.32/7.8 6.75/11.2 4.76/7.5 4.85/6.2 4.07/5.8 4.34/7.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Lavarnway (0-0-0)
 Saltalamacchia (69-31-19)
 Varitek (60-11-6)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 794/.218 149/.230 270/.314 37/.235 194/.256 189/.231 31/.444 281/.239 20/.294 278/.279 225/.269 430/.249 .257  Ellsbury
 Reddick
 Jackson
 McDonald
 Crawford
 Aviles
 Spears
 Gonzalez
0/134/0/6
21/3/44/5
21/0/29/4
20/11/27/1
110/0/0/1
1/0/4/0
1/0/0/0
0/0/2/0
OPS .663 .656 .848 .680 .742 .603 1.220 .732 .988 .805 .799 .691 .748
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 243/.814 88/.539 132/.889 17/.945 121/.861 101/.577 12/1.383 157/.918 11/1.255 107/.673 118/.757 229/.690 .767
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 551/.598 61/.819 138/.808 20/.463 73/.547 88/.632 19/1.121 124/.504 9/.619 171/.889 107/.839 201/.692 .732
Home 378/.641 74/.753 150/.898 31/.670 120/.810 120/.729 21/1.135 138/.812 20/.988 131/.935 112/.652 190/.719
Last 28d days 144/.699 122/.614 45/.778 37/.680 33/.565 43/.466 31/1.220 52/.629 20/.988 109/.917 15/1.257 18/.476
HR/SB/CS 21/15/6 5/1/0 3/7/2 1/0/0 6/12/1 1/1/3 1/0/0 9/2/1 1/0/0 8/2/3 11/1/1 10/12/1 155/96/34
Usage ····X··· ··X····X o·X·o·o· ·o···o·· X·X···o· ··X·o··· ·X·o···o X··X··X· ·X······ ·X····X· ···X··X· X·X··X··
Blue Jays Batters (4.68 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.29 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 30.Miller*
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 ··· 3/.333 2/.500 2/.500 ··· 1/.000 ··· 3/.667 ··· 1/.000 423/327 .220/.281/.448/.730 .863/.690 .723 72/.752 1/0 21/5
19.Bautista G/S/vP ··· 5/.000 14/1.049 9/.222 4/1.250 3/1.666 2/2.000 10/.800 ··· 15/.414 573/439 .305/.445/.629/1.074 1.175/1.044 1.093 104/1.060 8/4 40/8
30.Cooper* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/no AB 1/5.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 41/39 .121/.244/.242/.486 .000/.514 .583 / 0/0 1/2
10.Encarnacion G/S/vP 2/1.000 6/.000 12/.583 5/.800 3/.666 1/.000 1/.000 4/3.333 1/.000 8/.250 474/352 .276/.331/.457/.789 .844/.769 .891 112/.763 7/1 15/12
5.Escobar G/S/vP 8/.393 1/.000 11/.909 6/.000 4/1.750 ··· 1/no AB 2/2.000 1/.000 5/.600 580/450 .291/.365/.413/.779 .902/.743 .891 104/.614 3/3 11/14
2.Johnson* G/S/vP 7/1.714 1/.000 3/2.667 3/.000 ··· ··· 3/1.666 4/.000 ··· 1/.000 540/403 .214/.293/.417/.710 .535/.772 .703 83/.722 13/3 20/8
13.Lawrie G/S/vP ··· 2/no AB ··· 2/.500 ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 1/5.000 125/89 .324/.400/.676/1.076 .758/1.209 1.200 103/1.086 6/0 8/4
26.Lind* G/S/vP 1/no AB 9/.583 9/.777 6/.334 2/1.000 3/.333 2/.000 17/.423 ··· 9/.778 488/357 .252/.297/.442/.739 .646/.774 .722 92/.567 1/1 24/4
39.Loewen* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· 4/3 .333/.500/.333/.833 /.667 .833 4/.833 0/0 0/0
18.McCoy G/S/vP ··· 2/.500 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 2/.000 148/94 .208/.327/.272/.599 .480/.665 .624 58/.465 9/2 1/2
8.Molina G/S/vP ··· 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 2/.000 1/2.000 2/.000 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· 4/.833 1/2.000 2/.000 157/132 .194/.261/.306/.567 .374/.603 .757 24/.556 0/1 4/1
46.Thames* G/S/vP ··· 3/.333 ··· 2/.500 ··· ··· 1/no AB 2/.000 1/.000 2/.000 313/245 .266/.314/.460/.774 .779/.773 .802 109/.828 2/0 9/2
3.Wise* G/S/vP ··· 5/1.000 2/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 6/.666 96/78 .209/.240/.286/.525 .333/.571 .318 37/.632 5/2 1/1
25.Woodward G/S/vP 2/.000 2/2.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 4/.000 6/5 .000/.000/.000/.000 .000/.000 .000 2/.000 0/0 0/0
IP 56.1 94.0 57.2 65.1 13.2 4.1 39.0 55.2 12.0 49.1 TOTAL .252/.317/.419/.736 .780/.722 .763 .750 121/44 168/94
ERA-K/9 5.27/6.4 2.87/6.2 4.53/9.2 2.76/9.4 3.29/6.6 10.38/6.3 3.69/8.3 2.75/12.1 6.75/3.0 4.38/7.1 3.98/7.4

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Arencibia (72-24-11)
 Molina (24-10-8)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 269/.301 392/.203 257/.260 251/.167 62/.286 22/.375 164/.241 221/.203 55/.313 201/.246 .244  Bautista
 Thames
 McCoy
 Wise
 Teahen
 Loewen
0/0/99/11
34/0/27/2
0/14/5/2
12/32/1/0
6/0/8/0
0/0/1/0
OPS .842 .620 .726 .512 .766 1.188 .763 .544 .858 .694 .701
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 66/.852 174/.569 109/.862 143/.594 22/.604 12/1.583 84/.788 110/.464 19/.551 78/.764 .689
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 203/.838 218/.661 148/.629 108/.398 40/.861 10/.686 80/.738 111/.624 36/1.025 123/.649 .712
Road 169/.676 155/.624 105/.648 132/.522 7/.143 / 67/.505 108/.537 33/.570 82/.744
Last 28d days 56/.715 66/.387 60/1.147 42/.400 31/.891 9/1.356 31/.748 25/.247 7/.286 45/.699
HR/SB/CS 6/6/1 6/7/0 5/5/3 5/7/1 2/2/1 1/2/2 5/5/0 3/4/0 1/0/1 7/1/2 130/129/42
Usage ·····X·· ··X···X· o··X·X·· X·o···oo ···X·X·· ···X··X· o···X··· ··X····o ·X······ X·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.