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

Blue Jays, 61-75, 61-75 5th, 15½ GB, 13 GB in WC

SP: Henderson Alvarez (22, RHP, 7-12, 5.04)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (7-12) 155.1 187 96 87 46 59 25 5.04
2011 (1-3) 63.2 64 26 25 8 40 8 3.53
Last 7 GS 1-5 36.1 50 29 26 18 15 5 6.44 37
2012-09-01 TBR L 5.0 5 4 4 4 2 1 86 39
2012-08-27 @NYY ND 3.1 5 4 4 1 1 2 59 34
2012-08-19 TEX L 4.1 12 8 8 3 3 1 84 7
2012-08-14 CHW L 7.0 7 3 2 0 2 0 84 55
2012-08-09 @TBR L 4.2 11 6 4 3 2 0 83 21
2012-08-02 @OAK L 5.0 5 3 3 5 1 1 94 41
2012-07-28 DET W 7.0 5 1 1 2 4 0 104 65
Last 5 v.BOS 2-1 29.0 30 17 15 5 12 5 4.66 47
2012-07-22 @BOS W 5.2 8 7 7 1 2 2 104 26
2012-06-25 @BOS W 5.0 6 5 3 1 2 1 92 40
2012-06-01 BOS L 6.1 8 4 4 1 2 1 99 42
2012-04-09 BOS ND 6.0 4 1 1 1 2 1 95 61
2011-09-05 BOS ND 6.0 4 0 0 1 4 0 95 67
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   34-34   Road:   27-41   ExtrInn: 6-6 
 vsRHP:  46-50   vsLHP:  15-25   1-Run:  10-21
 vsEast: 21-31   vsCntrl:18-16   vsWest: 13-19 IL: 9-9 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
136 Wed, Sep  5   BAL  W   6-4       61-75  5th 16.0 gb
135 Tue, Sep  4   BAL  L   0-12      60-75  5th 16.0 gb
134 Mon, Sep  3   BAL  L   0-4       60-74  5th 16.0 gb
133 Sun, Sep  2   TBR  L   4-9       60-73  5th 16.0 gb
132 Sat, Sep  1   TBR  L   4-5       60-72  5th 16.0 gb
131 Fri, Aug 31   TBR  W   2-1       60-71  5th 15.0 gb
130 Thu, Aug 30   TBR  W   2-0       59-71  5th 16.0 gb
129 Wed, Aug 29  @NYY  W   8-5       58-71  5th 16.5 gb
128 Tue, Aug 28  @NYY  L   1-2       57-71  5th 17.5 gb
127 Mon, Aug 27  @NYY  W   8-7 (11)  57-70  5th 16.5 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20: 6-14   Last 30:10-20
RedSox, 63-75, 63-75 4th, 14½ GB, 12 GB in WC

SP: Felix Doubront (24, LHP, 10-7, 5.03)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. TOR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (10-7) 130.2 140 80 73 56 132 20 5.03
2011 (0-0) 10.1 12 7 7 8 6 1 6.10
2010 (2-2) 25.0 27 16 12 10 23 3 4.32
Last 7 GS 1-3 34.2 43 26 26 21 35 5 6.75 42
2012-09-01 @OAK L 3.0 6 5 5 2 6 1 77 31
2012-08-26 KCR ND 5.0 6 4 4 2 7 1 98 44
2012-08-09 @CLE L 4.1 7 4 4 2 4 1 94 35
2012-08-03 MIN ND 5.0 8 5 5 4 2 0 97 29
2012-07-29 @NYY ND 6.1 4 1 1 5 8 1 109 64
2012-07-23 @TEX L 5.0 8 6 6 3 6 1 111 30
2012-07-18 CHW W 6.0 4 1 1 3 2 0 96 59
Last 5 v.TOR 1-1 17.1 22 12 9 5 15 4 4.67 45
2012-06-25 TOR L 6.0 11 7 5 1 2 2 83 27
2012-06-02 @TOR W 6.1 7 3 2 1 7 2 101 55
2012-04-09 @TOR ND 5.0 4 2 2 3 6 0 101 54
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   32-38   Road:   31-37   ExtrInn: 2-8 
 vsRHP:  38-56   vsLHP:  25-19   1-Run:  14-18
 vsEast: 20-28   vsCntrl:24-16   vsWest:  8-24 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
138 Wed, Sep  5  @SEA  L   1-2       63-75  4th 15.0 gb
137 Tue, Sep  4  @SEA  W   4-3       63-74  4th 14.0 gb
136 Mon, Sep  3  @SEA  L   1-4       62-74  4th 15.0 gb
135 Sun, Sep  2  @OAK  L   2-6       62-73  4th 15.0 gb
134 Sat, Sep  1  @OAK  L   1-7       62-72  4th 15.0 gb
133 Fri, Aug 31  @OAK  L   2-20      62-71  4th 14.0 gb
132 Thu, Aug 30  @LAA  L   2-5       62-70  4th 14.0 gb
131 Wed, Aug 29  @LAA  L   3-10      62-69  4th 13.5 gb
130 Tue, Aug 28  @LAA  L   5-6       62-68  4th 13.5 gb
129 Mon, Aug 27   KCR  W   5-1       62-67  4th 12.5 gb
 Last 10: 2-8    Last 20: 6-14   Last 30:10-20
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sun, Jul 22, 2012 TOR 15 @BOS  7        W:Henderson Alvarez (6-7), L: Jon Lester (5-8), S: none
Sat, Jul 21, 2012 TOR  7 @BOS  3        W:Carlos Villanueva (5-0), L: Aaron Cook (2-3), S: none
Fri, Jul 20, 2012 TOR  6 @BOS  1        W:Aaron Laffey (2-1), L: Josh Beckett (5-8), S: none
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)
Season Series: 2012 - TOR over 7-5; 2011 - BOS won 10-8; 2010 - BOS won 12-6; All-Time - BOS leads 286-229

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 (4.47 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.83 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 61.Doubront*
G/S/vB
91.Aceves
G/S/vB
40.Bailey
G/S/vB
32.Breslow*
G/S/vB
52.Carpenter
G/S/vB
53.Hill*
G/S/vB
37.Melancon
G/S/vB
30.Miller*
G/S/vB
59.Mortensen
G/S/vB
44.Padilla
G/S/vB
63.Tazawa
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
11.Davis G/S/vP 8/.000 5/1.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 5/.200 2/1.000 ··· 2/.000 7/.929 2/1.500 396/254 .245/.306/.379/.685 .722/.664 .678 106/.605 40/11 7/8
10.Encarnacion G/S/vP 10/1.225 7/.000 2/.500 2/2.500 ··· 19/.939 5/.733 6/1.667 1/.000 4/.750 3/.667 564/411 .282/.381/.563/.944 1.098/.889 .877 98/.963 13/3 37/4
5.Escobar G/S/vP 9/.819 3/.666 ··· 3/.666 ··· 8/.250 4/1.000 11/.830 1/.000 4/.750 1/.000 530/379 .251/.298/.344/.641 .656/.635 .617 73/.684 3/1 8/10
43.Gose* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 96/79 .198/.266/.279/.545 .800/.493 .417 36/.568 10/2 0/1
3.Hechavarria G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 77/42 .229/.247/.314/.561 .418/.687 .523 61/.638 0/0 1/2
2.Johnson* G/S/vP 11/.664 2/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 10/1.071 2/.000 10/1.350 4/.000 9/1.000 ··· 520/368 .227/.315/.366/.680 .624/.704 .613 80/.559 10/2 14/10
26.Lind* G/S/vP 5/.200 11/.473 2/.000 5/.200 ··· 5/.400 5/.933 2/.500 1/.000 7/1.714 1/.000 259/187 .232/.297/.384/.681 .516/.747 .676 41/.626 0/0 9/4
6.Mathis G/S/vP 3/2.334 5/.000 2/.000 4/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 2/1.000 ··· 8/.250 2/.000 203/140 .203/.239/.385/.624 .676/.600 .469 64/.515 1/0 8/2
18.McCoy G/S/vP ··· 3/.333 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 53/30 .184/.245/.265/.511 .673/.400 .516 44/.448 2/1 1/0
28.Rasmus* G/S/vP 8/1.375 1/.000 4/.000 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 3/1.167 3/.000 1/.000 1/.000 3/.000 539/385 .225/.290/.411/.701 .555/.758 .774 81/.308 4/3 21/6
14.Sierra G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 94/54 .253/.277/.385/.661 .710/.625 .596 74/.637 1/0 3/1
8.Torrealba G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 1/.000 4/.500 ··· 5/.650 1/.000 6/.334 ··· 11/.455 ··· 208/119 .238/.302/.346/.648 .580/.696 .697 26/.683 1/1 4/2
17.Vizquel# G/S/vP ··· 4/.000 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· 18/.544 1/2.000 ··· 2/1.000 7/1.167 1/2.000 138/102 .223/.263/.254/.517 .342/.579 .479 29/.607 3/2 0/3
IP 130.2 71.2 6.2 55.2 0.1 15.0 36.0 36.1 32.0 45.1 33.0 TOTAL .243/.308/.410/.717 .716/.718 .692 .612 106/38 175/89
ERA-K/9 5.03/9.1 4.65/8.2 1.35/6.7 3.07/8.9 0.00/0.0 2.40/7.8 7.50/7.0 3.47/10.9 2.25/7.3 4.37/9.5 1.64/8.5 4.55/7.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Mathis (24-18-6)
 Torrealba (34-10-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 581/.271 304/.234 27/.200 234/.239 2/.000 63/.226 161/.290 148/.195 128/.211 196/.282 135/.266 .261  Davis
 Rasmus
 Sierra
 McCoy
 Encarnacion
 Vizquel
 Gose
99/6/16/5
0/125/0/5
0/0/23/3
2/4/3/1
3/0/0/0
1/0/0/0
1/11/18/0
OPS .797 .686 .539 .681 .500 .651 .861 .588 .641 .818 .650 .750
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 171/.729 162/.725 13/.885 104/.656 1/ 38/.609 71/1.004 89/.407 61/.570 95/.807 52/.628 .744
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 410/.826 142/.643 14/.220 130/.699 1/.000 25/.708 90/.748 59/.863 67/.697 101/.829 83/.664 .755
Home 285/.842 154/.809 16/.450 128/.750 / 41/.546 95/.858 70/.590 84/.654 95/.816 85/.632
Last 28d days 41/.931 63/.783 27/.539 35/.823 2/.500 6/.500 41/.878 32/.584 29/.802 25/.701 49/.606
HR/SB/CS 20/17/3 9/6/1 0/0/0 5/2/2 0/1/0 0/5/1 8/0/1 3/0/0 4/3/2 6/3/1 1/3/1 157/106/28
Usage ·····X·· ·X···XX· ··X··o·· ··o·o·X· ···o···· ···X·o·· ····o·X· ·o··X··· ········ ··o···X· ··o·o·o·
RedSox Batters (4.77 RS/G) vs. Blue Jays Pitchers (4.85 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 37.Alvarez
G/S/vB
58.Beck
G/S/vB
50.Delabar
G/S/vB
54.Frasor
G/S/vB
44.Janssen
G/S/vB
64.Jenkins
G/S/vB
49.Lincoln
G/S/vB
62.Loup*
G/S/vB
31.Lyon
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 8/.679 ··· ··· 2/.000 4/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB 1/.000 503/354 .254/.284/.394/.678 .749/.648 .695 75/.679 13/5 13/13
77.Ciriaco G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/1.000 178/121 .312/.324/.422/.746 .812/.715 .930 91/.664 10/0 2/4
56.De Jesus G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 39/17 .257/.308/.343/.651 .377/1.012 .890 2/.000 1/1 0/1
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 9/1.111 ··· ··· 7/1.142 12/.817 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/no AB 4/1.000 6/.900 249/159 .262/.305/.361/.666 .630/.687 .809 103/.695 12/1 2/1
50.Gomez G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 67/39 .279/.328/.393/.722 .481/.899 .896 36/.720 0/0 1/5
58.Iglesias G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 22/13 .053/.143/.105/.248 .111/.348 .000 22/.248 0/0 0/1
55.Kalish* G/S/vP 2/1.000 ··· ··· 3/1.000 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 94/78 .216/.255/.250/.505 .775/.450 .498 9/.667 3/2 0/3
60.Lavarnway G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· 84/54 .169/.226/.247/.473 .237/.611 .528 66/.490 0/0 1/1
22.Loney* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 4/1.250 ··· 6/1.583 5/.450 4/1.000 396/308 .259/.304/.351/.655 .541/.688 .650 69/.767 0/3 5/6
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 12/1.083 1/.000 1/.000 12/.432 15/1.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 9/.708 8/1.089 536/368 .290/.348/.444/.792 .869/.758 .776 107/.989 15/5 12/5
26.Podsednik* G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· ··· 2/1.000 5/.650 ··· ··· ··· 6/.533 7/.572 4/.000 157/127 .326/.344/.382/.726 .858/.695 .939 84/.596 8/2 1/0
7.Ross G/S/vP 7/.715 ··· ··· 4/.000 4/2.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 3/.666 3/.000 5/1.350 430/303 .279/.340/.512/.852 1.095/.753 .988 93/.743 1/1 20/1
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP 11/.182 ··· ··· 8/1.911 7/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 2/.000 5/.900 5/1.000 386/338 .227/.288/.463/.751 .583/.775 .747 66/.650 0/1 23/7
IP 155.1 8.2 55.0 36.0 53.2 17.0 77.0 23.0 53.1 48.1 105.1 TOTAL .267/.322/.428/.750 .775/.740 .810 .692 81/22 149/82
ERA-K/9 5.04/3.4 7.27/6.2 3.60/12.6 4.00/11.2 2.52/9.6 4.24/4.2 3.16/8.5 3.52/6.7 2.87/10.0 1.68/8.8 3.42/9.1 4.60/7.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Lavarnway (13-1-0)
 Saltalamacchia (74-17-6)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 676/.301 42/.333 226/.182 154/.242 201/.186 74/.279 316/.239 90/.230 219/.235 185/.190 432/.226 .258  Ross
 Podsednik
 Ciriaco
 Ellsbury
 Kalish
21/7/75/7
22/18/4/2
2/1/2/0
0/56/0/0
2/20/6/0
OPS .842 .896 .656 .785 .559 .770 .710 .535 .626 .541 .686 .765
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 364/.907 20/1.172 95/.502 68/.906 104/.458 27/.930 145/.641 46/.400 73/.643 88/.564 218/.756 .757
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 312/.768 22/.654 131/.771 86/.693 97/.668 47/.676 171/.770 44/.676 146/.617 97/.520 214/.619 .772
Road 306/.864 10/.400 109/.939 77/.877 95/.500 33/.855 199/.764 48/.523 116/.690 95/.463 184/.687
Last 28d days 90/.996 7/1.286 55/.571 / 36/.663 63/.832 54/1.015 36/.686 36/.546 29/.644 121/.678
HR/SB/CS 25/2/0 1/1/0 11/2/1 5/5/2 7/3/2 3/2/0 11/9/2 0/1/1 4/9/2 3/6/3 14/6/5 171/64/38
Usage ·····X·· ··X····· ·X·X··X· ········ ·X····oo ····X··· ···X·X·X ··X··X·· ··X··o·· ·X·····o ··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.