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Game Preview: TOR @ BOS, 1:35pm, Sunday, September 9, 2012 @Fenway Park

Blue Jays, 63-75, 63-75 4th, 14½ GB, 12 GB in WC

SP: Carlos Villanueva (28, RHP, 7-5, 3.42)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (7-5) 105.1 87 41 40 39 107 14 3.42
2011 (6-4) 107.0 103 49 48 32 68 11 4.04
2010 (2-0) 52.2 48 27 27 22 67 7 4.61
Last 7 GS 1-5 43.2 39 20 20 8 42 6 4.12 55
2012-09-04 BAL L 6.2 7 6 6 1 6 1 90 41
2012-08-30 TBR W 6.0 5 0 0 1 7 0 94 68
2012-08-24 @BAL L 5.2 5 4 4 1 4 2 101 46
2012-08-18 TEX L 6.1 4 2 2 1 4 1 86 60
2012-08-13 CHW ND 7.0 5 1 1 1 8 1 85 70
2012-08-08 @TBR L 6.0 6 3 3 3 7 0 103 52
2012-08-01 @SEA L 6.0 7 4 4 0 6 1 84 48
Last 5 v.BOS 1-1 10.1 9 9 8 5 8 3 6.97 43
2012-07-21 @BOS W 6.1 4 3 3 2 5 1 101 56
2008-05-18 @BOS L 4.0 5 6 5 3 3 2 86 30
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   34-34   Road:   29-41   ExtrInn: 6-6 
 vsRHP:  47-50   vsLHP:  16-25   1-Run:  10-21
 vsEast: 23-31   vsCntrl:18-16   vsWest: 13-19 IL: 9-9 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
138 Sat, Sep  8  @BOS  W   9-2       63-75  4th 14.5 gb
137 Fri, Sep  7  @BOS  W   7-5       62-75  4th 15.5 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
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20: 8-12   Last 30:10-20
RedSox, 63-77, 63-77 5th, 15½ GB, 13 GB in WC

SP: Clay Buchholz (27, RHP, 11-5, 4.47)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. TOR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (11-5) 159.0 158 85 79 50 109 21 4.47
2011 (6-3) 82.2 76 34 32 31 60 10 3.48
2010 (17-7) 173.2 142 55 45 67 120 9 2.33
Last 7 GS 3-2 51.1 46 24 20 11 36 6 3.51 56
2012-09-03 @SEA L 7.0 6 4 3 1 8 0 109 58
2012-08-28 @LAA ND 7.0 6 4 4 3 5 2 109 51
2012-08-22 LAA L 5.1 12 7 7 1 3 1 82 18
2012-08-16 @BAL W 8.0 8 3 3 3 7 1 107 58
2012-08-10 @CLE W 9.0 2 2 1 0 6 1 104 83
2012-08-04 MIN ND 7.0 7 1 0 1 3 0 103 63
2012-07-30 DET W 8.0 5 3 2 2 4 1 108 64
Last 5 v.TOR 4-0 34.0 22 7 6 14 27 2 1.59 65
2012-06-01 @TOR W 8.0 6 2 2 2 7 2 108 67
2011-06-10 @TOR W 7.0 3 1 1 2 6 0 100 71
2011-04-15 TOR ND 5.0 3 3 3 5 3 0 94 47
2010-08-22 TOR W 6.0 5 0 0 3 7 0 97 66
2010-08-11 @TOR W 8.0 5 1 0 2 4 0 109 72
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   32-40   Road:   31-37   ExtrInn: 2-8 
 vsRHP:  38-57   vsLHP:  25-20   1-Run:  14-18
 vsEast: 20-30   vsCntrl:24-16   vsWest:  8-24 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
140 Sat, Sep  8   TOR  L   2-9       63-77  5th 15.5 gb
139 Fri, Sep  7   TOR  L   5-7       63-76  4th 15.5 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
 Last 10: 1-9    Last 20: 5-15   Last 30: 8-22
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sat, Sep 08, 2012 TOR  9 @BOS  2        W:Brad Lincoln (5-2), L: Daisuke Matsuzaka (1-5), S: none
Fri, Sep 07, 2012 TOR  7 @BOS  5        W:Henderson Alvarez (8-12), L: Felix Doubront (10-8), S: none
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)
Season Series: 2012 - TOR over 9-5; 2011 - BOS won 10-8; 2010 - BOS won 12-6; All-Time - BOS leads 286-231

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 (4.52 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.88 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 11.Buchholz
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
9.Arencibia G/S/vP 11/.000 6/.533 2/1.000 2/.000 ··· 2/.000 3/.333 2/2.500 2/.000 1/.000 1/.000 307/224 .240/.278/.458/.736 .784/.718 .709 8/.393 1/0 16/4
11.Davis G/S/vP 9/.222 6/.833 1/.000 2/.000 ··· 5/.200 3/.666 ··· 3/.000 7/.929 2/1.500 405/261 .243/.302/.373/.675 .726/.647 .659 106/.517 40/11 7/8
10.Encarnacion G/S/vP 11/.182 8/.000 3/.333 2/2.500 1/no AB 19/.939 5/.733 7/1.429 2/.000 5/1.000 3/.667 574/418 .282/.382/.565/.946 1.117/.886 .883 99/.880 13/3 38/4
5.Escobar G/S/vP 14/1.018 4/.500 ··· 3/.666 1/.000 8/.250 5/.800 11/.830 2/1.000 5/.600 1/.000 538/385 .253/.299/.350/.649 .660/.644 .632 78/.722 4/1 9/11
68.Gomes G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/3.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 90/56 .165/.225/.316/.541 .541/.534 .277 5/.000 0/0 3/0
43.Gose* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 1/5.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/.500 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 100/83 .211/.276/.322/.598 .800/.558 .527 32/.844 13/2 1/1
3.Hechavarria G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 81/46 .233/.260/.329/.589 .418/.727 .578 59/.706 0/0 1/2
2.Johnson* G/S/vP 7/.167 3/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 11/.955 3/.000 10/1.350 5/.000 10/.900 ··· 528/373 .226/.314/.362/.676 .619/.700 .607 83/.553 10/2 14/10
13.Lawrie G/S/vP 4/.000 5/.400 1/2.000 2/2.500 1/.000 1/2.000 1/2.000 3/.666 1/.000 1/2.000 3/.000 432/311 .281/.325/.415/.740 .901/.676 .701 5/.600 13/8 9/13
26.Lind* G/S/vP 30/.953 12/.606 2/.000 5/.200 ··· 6/.333 5/.933 3/.333 2/.000 8/1.750 1/.000 267/191 .233/.296/.380/.675 .488/.752 .665 49/.605 0/0 9/4
6.Mathis G/S/vP 13/.419 5/.000 2/.000 4/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 2/1.000 ··· 8/.250 2/.000 203/140 .203/.239/.385/.624 .676/.600 .469 60/.498 1/0 8/2
18.McCoy G/S/vP 4/.000 3/.333 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 53/30 .184/.245/.265/.511 .673/.400 .516 39/.455 2/1 1/0
28.Rasmus* G/S/vP 4/.833 1/.000 5/.000 2/.000 1/.000 1/.000 3/1.167 4/.000 1/.000 2/1.000 3/.000 549/391 .228/.292/.421/.713 .568/.770 .793 91/.424 4/3 22/6
14.Sierra G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 98/56 .258/.296/.419/.715 .833/.626 .701 69/.713 1/0 4/0
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 6/.533 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 28/.629 3/2 0/3
IP 159.0 74.1 7.2 55.2 1.1 16.0 38.0 37.1 34.0 46.1 33.0 TOTAL .244/.308/.412/.720 .720/.720 .698 .626 110/38 180/89
ERA-K/9 4.47/6.2 4.48/8.1 4.70/7.0 3.07/8.9 0.00/6.9 2.25/7.3 7.11/7.3 3.38/10.9 2.12/7.9 4.47/9.5 1.64/8.5 4.60/7.3

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Arencibia (38-19-9)
 Gomes (0-0-0)
 Mathis (24-18-6)
 Torrealba (34-10-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 669/.264 312/.230 33/.233 234/.239 6/.000 66/.214 167/.278 151/.191 135/.207 201/.291 135/.266 .261  Davis
 Rasmus
 Sierra
 McCoy
 Vizquel
 Gose
 Encarnacion
 Gomes
101/6/16/6
0/127/0/5
0/0/24/3
2/4/3/1
1/0/0/0
1/11/20/0
3/0/0/0
4/0/0/0
OPS .759 .674 .703 .681 .333 .619 .828 .576 .621 .828 .650 .752
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 371/.754 165/.723 15/1.114 104/.656 2/.500 40/.575 73/.974 91/.397 63/.550 98/.824 52/.628 .746
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 298/.766 147/.619 18/.347 130/.699 4/.250 26/.679 94/.714 60/.847 72/.676 103/.832 83/.664 .757
Home 340/.822 162/.778 22/.718 128/.750 4/.250 44/.506 101/.804 73/.565 91/.624 100/.835 85/.632
Last 28d days 117/.831 68/.752 33/.703 31/.762 6/.333 9/.333 41/.730 34/.538 31/.769 30/.790 44/.560
HR/SB/CS 21/5/2 9/6/1 1/0/0 5/2/2 0/1/0 0/5/1 8/0/1 3/0/0 4/3/2 6/4/1 1/3/1 162/110/28
Usage ·····X·· X··X···X X···X··o ····o·o· ·o···o·· ·o···X·o X·····o· o··o··X· ·X······ X···o··· ····o·o·
RedSox Batters (4.75 RS/G) vs. Blue Jays Pitchers (4.83 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 33.Villanueva
G/S/vB
58.Beck
G/S/vB
39.Carpenter
G/S/vB
34.Carreno
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
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
3.Aviles G/S/vP 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/.000 4/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/no AB 1/no AB 511/360 .253/.285/.391/.677 .753/.645 .692 75/.610 14/5 13/13
77.Ciriaco G/S/vP 2/1.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 186/125 .306/.321/.411/.732 .791/.703 .887 95/.650 11/0 2/5
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 6/.900 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 7/1.142 12/.817 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 1/no AB 4/1.000 257/164 .257/.300/.353/.652 .631/.665 .768 102/.611 12/1 2/1
50.Gomez G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/5.000 1/2.000 73/42 .299/.342/.448/.790 .499/1.010 .976 42/.844 0/0 2/5
58.Iglesias G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 25/13 .091/.167/.136/.303 .258/.348 .500 25/.303 0/0 0/1
55.Kalish* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/1.000 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 96/80 .222/.260/.256/.516 .775/.464 .516 11/.727 3/2 0/3
60.Lavarnway G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 89/57 .163/.236/.238/.473 .291/.577 .521 67/.520 0/0 1/2
22.Loney* G/S/vP 4/1.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 4/1.250 ··· 6/1.583 5/.450 400/312 .257/.301/.348/.648 .541/.679 .636 69/.737 0/3 5/6
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 8/1.089 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/2.500 13/.398 15/1.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 9/.708 544/374 .287/.344/.445/.790 .858/.759 .772 107/.955 15/5 13/5
26.Podsednik* G/S/vP 4/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 5/.650 ··· 1/.000 ··· 7/.453 8/.500 165/132 .329/.346/.382/.727 .840/.700 .915 89/.616 8/2 1/0
62.Quiroz G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· / /// / / / /
7.Ross G/S/vP 5/1.350 ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB 5/.000 4/2.000 ··· 2/.000 1/.000 3/.666 3/.000 438/309 .277/.341/.509/.850 1.091/.753 .980 93/.770 1/1 20/1
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP 5/1.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 8/1.911 7/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 2/.000 5/.900 389/341 .225/.285/.459/.745 .583/.768 .736 61/.672 0/1 23/7
IP 105.1 8.2 30.1 17.0 56.0 37.1 53.2 17.0 79.1 23.0 54.1 49.0 TOTAL .266/.321/.427/.748 .773/.737 .804 .676 83/22 151/84
ERA-K/9 3.42/9.1 7.27/6.2 7.12/8.3 6.35/5.3 3.70/12.5 3.86/11.3 2.52/9.6 4.24/4.2 3.06/8.6 3.52/6.7 3.15/9.9 1.65/8.6 4.59/7.2

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

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 432/.226 42/.333 150/.351 75/.266 230/.184 159/.241 201/.186 74/.279 323/.233 90/.230 224/.236 187/.194 .257  Ross
 Podsednik
 Ellsbury
 Ciriaco
 Kalish
21/7/77/7
24/18/4/2
0/58/0/1
2/1/2/0
2/20/6/0
OPS .686 .896 .922 .983 .674 .771 .559 .770 .694 .535 .641 .546 .764
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 218/.756 20/1.172 60/1.097 38/.828 97/.491 68/.906 104/.458 27/.930 147/.632 46/.400 74/.634 89/.557 .753
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 214/.619 22/.654 90/.808 37/1.116 133/.813 91/.676 97/.668 47/.676 176/.747 44/.676 150/.644 98/.536 .772
Road 184/.687 10/.400 86/.907 66/1.045 113/.968 82/.844 95/.500 33/.855 206/.736 48/.523 121/.716 97/.474
Last 28d days 121/.678 7/1.286 / / 59/.648 5/.400 33/.726 60/.876 54/.808 32/.774 37/.672 25/.653
HR/SB/CS 14/6/5 1/1/0 4/3/0 6/3/2 12/2/1 5/5/2 7/3/2 3/2/0 11/9/2 0/1/1 5/10/2 3/7/3 173/66/38
Usage ····X··· ····X··· ········ ········ ·X·X·X·· X······· ···X···· ······X· X····X·X ····X··X ·X··X··o ·o·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.