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Game Preview: TOR @ BOS, 7:10pm, Friday, July 20, 2012 @Fenway Park

Blue Jays, 45-47, 45-47 5th, 12 GB, 4½ GB in WC

SP: Aaron Laffey (27, LHP, 1-1, 3.38)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (1-1) 32.0 29 14 12 8 18 5 3.38
2011 (3-2) 53.1 67 24 23 21 30 7 3.88
2010 (2-3) 55.2 62 30 28 28 28 1 4.53
Last 7 GS 2-2 38.0 40 17 13 16 20 3 3.08 49
2012-07-14 CLE W 5.0 8 4 4 3 4 1 93 36
2012-07-06 @CHW L 6.0 8 4 3 1 4 1 89 45
2012-07-01 LAA ND 6.0 4 3 2 0 4 1 93 58
2012-06-26 @BOS ND 6.0 3 0 0 2 2 0 82 66
2010-07-19 @MIN W 5.0 5 1 0 4 2 0 100 53
2010-07-10 @TBR L 5.2 7 3 3 3 1 0 102 41
2010-07-05 @TEX ND 4.1 5 2 1 3 3 0 101 47
Last 5 v.BOS 0-1 8.0 10 8 8 4 6 2 9.00 39
2012-06-26 @BOS ND 6.0 3 0 0 2 2 0 82 66
2009-10-03 @BOS L 2.0 7 8 8 2 4 2 65 12
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   25-20   Road:   20-27   ExtrInn: 3-4 
 vsRHP:  35-32   vsLHP:  10-15   1-Run:   5-13
 vsEast: 12-19   vsCntrl:15-9    vsWest:  9-10 IL: 9-9 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 92 Wed, Jul 18  @NYY  L   0-6  (7)  45-47  5th 12.5 gb
 91 Tue, Jul 17  @NYY  L   1-6       45-46  5th 11.5 gb
 90 Mon, Jul 16  @NYY  L   3-6       45-45  5th 10.5 gb
 89 Sun, Jul 15   CLE  W   3-0       45-44  4th  9.5 gb
 88 Sat, Jul 14   CLE  W  11-9       44-44  4th 10.5 gb
 87 Fri, Jul 13   CLE  L   0-1       43-44  5th 10.5 gb
 86 Sun, Jul  8  @CHW  W  11-9       43-43  4th  9.5 gb
 85 Sat, Jul  7  @CHW  L   0-2       42-43  5th  9.5 gb
 84 Fri, Jul  6  @CHW  L   2-4       42-42  5th  9.0 gb
 83 Thu, Jul  5   KCR  L   6-9       42-41  5th  8.0 gb
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 8-12   Last 30:14-16
RedSox, 48-45, 48-45 3rd, 9½ GB, 2 GB in WC

SP: Josh Beckett (32, RHP, 5-7, 4.44)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. TOR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (5-7) 95.1 93 47 47 24 72 9 4.44
2011 (13-7) 193.0 146 65 62 52 175 21 2.89
2010 (6-6) 127.2 151 89 82 45 116 20 5.78
Last 7 GS 1-3 46.0 45 23 23 9 32 0 4.50 52
2012-07-15 @TBR W 6.0 8 3 3 2 7 0 104 49
2012-07-06 NYY ND 5.0 8 6 6 2 5 0 90 30
2012-06-30 @SEA ND 6.0 4 2 2 3 4 0 85 57
2012-06-11 @MIA L 7.0 6 4 4 1 5 0 97 53
2012-06-06 BAL L 8.0 5 2 2 0 5 0 92 69
2012-05-31 DET L 7.0 10 4 4 1 1 0 102 41
2012-05-26 TBR ND 7.0 4 2 2 0 5 0 91 66
Last 5 v.TOR 1-1 25.2 30 18 17 13 31 4 5.96 46
2011-09-05 @TOR ND 3.2 3 0 0 1 6 0 54 60
2011-04-16 TOR W 7.0 3 1 1 2 9 0 101 74
2010-09-18 TOR L 7.0 10 4 3 2 4 1 111 45
2010-04-26 @TOR ND 3.0 9 8 8 3 3 1 83 9
2009-08-28 TOR ND 5.0 5 5 5 5 9 2 108 41
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   25-25   Road:   23-20   ExtrInn: 1-5 
 vsRHP:  28-35   vsLHP:  20-10   1-Run:   9-12
 vsEast: 16-20   vsCntrl:16-9    vsWest:  5-9  IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 93 Thu, Jul 19   CHW  W   3-1       48-45  3rd  9.5 gb
 92 Wed, Jul 18   CHW  W  10-1       47-45  3rd 10.5 gb
 91 Tue, Jul 17   CHW  L   5-7       46-45  4th 10.5 gb
 90 Mon, Jul 16   CHW  W   5-1       46-44  3rd  9.5 gb
 89 Sun, Jul 15  @TBR  W   7-3       45-44  4th  9.5 gb
 88 Sat, Jul 14  @TBR  L   3-5       44-44  4th 10.5 gb
 87 Fri, Jul 13  @TBR  W   3-1       44-43  4th  9.5 gb
 86 Sun, Jul  8   NYY  L   3-7       43-43  4th  9.5 gb
 85 Sat, Jul  7   NYY  W   9-5       43-42  4th  8.5 gb
 84 Sat, Jul  7   NYY  L   1-6       42-42  4th  8.5 gb
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:17-13
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Wed, Jun 27, 2012 BOS 10  TOR  4        W:Jon Lester (5-5), L: Ricky Romero (8-2), S: none
Tue, Jun 26, 2012 BOS  5  TOR  1        W:Andrew Miller (2-0), L: Luis Perez (2-2), S: none
Mon, Jun 25, 2012 TOR  9 @BOS  6        W:Henderson Alvarez (4-6), L: Felix Doubront (8-4), S: Casey Janssen (8)
Sun, Jun 03, 2012 TOR  5  BOS  1        W:Drew Hutchison (5-2), L: Daniel Bard (5-6), S: none
Sat, Jun 02, 2012 BOS  7 @TOR  4        W:Felix Doubront (6-2), L: Kyle Drabek (4-6), S: Alfredo Aceves (14)
Fri, Jun 01, 2012 BOS  7 @TOR  2        W:Clay Buchholz (5-2), L: Henderson Alvarez (3-5), S: none
Wed, Apr 11, 2012 TOR  3  BOS  1        W:Ricky Romero (1-0), L: Jon Lester (0-1), S: Sergio Santos (1)
Tue, Apr 10, 2012 TOR  7  BOS  3        W:Kyle Drabek (1-0), L: Daniel Bard (0-1), S: none
Mon, Apr 09, 2012 BOS  4 @TOR  2        W:Scott Atchison (1-0), L: Sergio Santos (0-1), S: Alfredo Aceves (1)

Wed, Sep 14, 2011 TOR  5 @BOS  4        W:Ricky Romero (15-10), L: Daniel Bard (2-8), S: Frank Francisco (15)
Season Series: 2012 - BOS over 5-4; 2011 - BOS won 10-8; 2010 - BOS won 12-6; All-Time - BOS leads 286-226

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 2012 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 (4.87 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.39 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 19.Beckett
G/S/vB
91.Aceves
G/S/vB
32.Albers
G/S/vB
37.Melancon
G/S/vB
30.Miller*
G/S/vB
46.Morales*
G/S/vB
44.Padilla
G/S/vB
63.Tazawa
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
9.Arencibia G/S/vP ··· 5/.650 3/.333 1/.000 2/2.500 2/.000 ··· ··· 283/209 .237/.273/.436/.709 .770/.687 .691 59/.866 1/0 13/4
11.Davis G/S/vP 3/.000 5/1.000 8/.250 2/1.000 ··· 7/1.238 7/.929 ··· 219/135 .245/.298/.380/.678 .646/.699 .616 83/.511 24/7 4/6
10.Encarnacion G/S/vP 8/.268 7/.000 14/.643 4/.833 5/2.000 1/.000 4/.750 1/no AB 380/284 .296/.384/.579/.963 1.089/.921 .891 93/1.081 9/2 25/2
5.Escobar G/S/vP 11/.182 2/.000 13/.770 2/1.000 11/.830 2/.500 3/.000 ··· 382/284 .249/.294/.335/.630 .628/.630 .553 84/.635 2/1 6/8
8.Francisco G/S/vP 3/3.000 1/2.000 ··· 2/1.000 ··· 1/no AB 3/1.666 ··· 54/19 .240/.296/.380/.676 .739/.557 .596 17/.978 0/1 0/0
68.Gomes G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 44/28 .211/.273/.474/.746 .813/.685 .329 / 0/0 3/0
43.Gose* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 5/3 .200/.200/.200/.400 1.000/.000 .400 5/.400 0/0 0/0
2.Johnson* G/S/vP 10/.522 2/.000 4/2.750 1/.000 10/1.350 5/1.000 8/1.125 ··· 365/265 .242/.333/.379/.712 .624/.746 .681 76/.678 10/1 10/8
13.Lawrie G/S/vP 1/.000 4/.500 ··· ··· 3/.666 3/1.334 1/2.000 1/.000 374/269 .278/.324/.407/.730 .827/.692 .713 90/.604 12/8 8/12
26.Lind* G/S/vP 22/1.289 11/.473 9/.777 3/.667 1/no AB 2/.000 7/1.714 ··· 200/156 .233/.310/.417/.727 .561/.775 .654 68/.995 0/0 8/4
6.Mathis G/S/vP 10/.600 5/.000 2/1.000 1/.000 2/1.000 1/.000 8/.250 ··· 83/59 .250/.296/.526/.823 1.031/.732 .503 23/1.136 1/0 5/0
28.Rasmus* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/2.000 2/.500 2/.000 3/.333 1/.000 ··· 380/277 .245/.311/.464/.775 .685/.807 .817 99/.713 4/2 17/5
17.Vizquel# G/S/vP 15/.600 3/.000 5/.000 ··· ··· 5/.666 7/1.167 ··· 81/59 .200/.250/.200/.450 .473/.441 .413 20/.311 2/0 0/1
IP 95.1 47.2 36.2 18.1 21.2 52.1 34.0 10.2 TOTAL .252/.319/.430/.748 .741/.751 .707 .764 70/26 131/66
ERA-K/9 4.44/6.8 3.97/8.1 2.21/5.9 5.89/6.9 2.91/10.4 3.10/9.3 3.71/9.0 0.84/6.7 4.09/7.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Arencibia (32-19-9)
 Gomes (0-0-0)
 Mathis (14-6-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 398/.256 200/.231 143/.203 77/.254 85/.208 218/.219 145/.278 44/.262 .254  Davis
 Rasmus
 Gomes
 Encarnacion
 Vizquel
 Gose
 Francisco
66/5/9/4
0/91/0/4
2/0/0/0
2/0/0/0
1/0/0/0
0/0/2/0
5/0/4/0
OPS .694 .649 .616 .778 .595 .651 .747 .581 .722
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 241/.763 111/.686 58/.797 37/.967 53/.393 82/.474 70/.703 17/.544 .715
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 157/.591 89/.602 85/.504 40/.603 32/.942 136/.756 75/.789 27/.604 .727
Home 209/.648 116/.662 79/.626 45/.883 47/.478 105/.853 62/.774 27/.528
Last 28d days 78/.760 48/.633 30/.845 39/.256 28/.766 97/.653 34/.767 17/.765
HR/SB/CS 9/12/1 4/3/0 5/3/2 5/0/1 2/0/0 6/3/2 2/1/1 0/2/1 93/68/21
Usage ····X··· X··oX·o· ·o···oX· ·o··Xo·· ·o···oo· ··o···X· ···o··o· ··X·o···
RedSox Batters (5.03 RS/G) vs. Blue Jays Pitchers (4.74 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 32.Laffey*
G/S/vB
58.Beck
G/S/vB
39.Carpenter
G/S/vB
48.Cordero
G/S/vB
54.Frasor
G/S/vB
44.Janssen
G/S/vB
62.Loup*
G/S/vB
38.Oliver*
G/S/vB
33.Villanueva
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
3.Aviles G/S/vP 10/.400 ··· ··· 1/.000 2/.000 3/.000 ··· 1/no AB 1/.000 373/263 .261/.286/.412/.698 .854/.635 .654 79/.682 10/4 10/9
77.Ciriaco G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/3.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 40/29 .395/.410/.526/.937 .545/1.093 1.094 40/.937 3/0 0/0
13.Crawford* G/S/vP 12/.955 ··· ··· 8/.375 17/.352 14/.693 ··· 5/1.850 2/.500 16/6 .429/.500/.429/.929 .875/1.000 .929 16/.929 3/0 0/0
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 7/1.142 12/.817 ··· 4/1.000 6/.900 61/36 .281/.328/.368/.696 .900/.551 .800 31/.806 1/0 0/0
28.Gonzalez* G/S/vP 4/1.750 ··· 2/.500 5/1.400 4/1.833 2/3.000 ··· 7/.286 12/.584 391/247 .298/.340/.440/.780 .855/.735 .849 87/1.030 0/0 8/4
64.Middlebrooks G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 1/3.000 ··· 213/135 .286/.319/.513/.832 .828/.834 .867 65/.641 3/1 11/7
66.Nava# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.500 ··· ··· 1/no AB 225/162 .259/.379/.416/.796 .524/.901 .854 88/.525 3/0 4/1
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 8/1.333 1/.000 1/5.000 2/1.000 12/.432 15/1.000 ··· 7/.619 5/1.850 342/231 .265/.326/.398/.724 .695/.737 .733 53/.824 6/3 6/1
5.Punto# G/S/vP 13/.581 ··· ··· 7/.929 6/.000 4/1.000 ··· 8/.000 9/1.083 122/102 .208/.317/.287/.604 .426/.640 .500 33/.549 4/0 1/2
7.Ross G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 1/2.000 11/1.767 4/.000 3/2.667 ··· 3/.000 2/1.000 254/173 .274/.348/.570/.917 1.222/.777 1.003 86/1.005 1/1 16/0
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP 11/.855 ··· ··· 1/.000 8/1.911 6/.000 ··· 5/.900 2/.000 266/224 .229/.282/.490/.772 .571/.810 .788 70/.542 0/0 17/6
10.Shoppach G/S/vP 5/.400 ··· ··· ··· 3/1.667 5/.000 ··· 4/.750 ··· 119/53 .262/.350/.524/.875 .833/.927 .980 26/.742 1/0 5/2
12.Sweeney* G/S/vP 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 4/1.167 2/.000 ··· 15/.734 ··· 200/179 .274/.317/.387/.704 .367/.740 .682 17/.376 0/0 0/2
IP 32.0 6.1 2.0 34.1 36.0 36.2 3.0 34.2 50.1 TOTAL .269/.330/.442/.772 .795/.761 .815 .770 43/15 109/52
ERA-K/9 3.38/5.1 2.84/7.1 9.00/9.0 5.77/6.8 4.00/11.2 2.21/9.1 6.00/0.0 1.30/8.8 2.68/10.2 4.49/7.0

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Saltalamacchia (52-14-5)
 Shoppach (16-7-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 129/.242 26/.174 11/.333 160/.340 154/.242 141/.203 11/.182 131/.193 214/.217 .258  Nava
 Ross
 Sweeney
 Gonzalez
 Crawford
 Ellsbury
55/0/0/5
20/7/44/4
0/18/44/3
0/0/18/1
4/0/0/0
0/14/0/0
OPS .711 .535 1.232 .943 .785 .566 .364 .539 .676 .774
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 34/.732 15/.795 6/1.000 84/.918 68/.906 76/.470 6/.333 65/.627 118/.697 .755
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 95/.704 11/.191 5/1.400 76/.965 86/.693 65/.682 5/.400 66/.450 96/.652 .789
Road 65/.605 9/.222 / 74/.798 77/.877 66/.492 5/.800 68/.495 85/.646
Last 28d days 95/.748 3/.000 11/1.232 29/1.127 38/.744 36/.389 11/.364 37/.615 68/.589
HR/SB/CS 5/1/1 1/1/0 1/0/0 7/5/0 5/5/2 4/3/1 0/0/0 2/5/3 5/3/2 119/46/25
Usage ·····X·· ···o···· ·····X·· ··oo···· ···Xo·X· ·····Xo· ··oo·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.