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Game Preview: BOS @ TOR, 12:37pm, Wednesday, April 11, 2012 @Rogers Centre

RedSox, 1-4, 1-4 5th, 2½ GB, 2 GB in WC

SP: Jon Lester (28, LHP, 0-0, 1.29)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. TOR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (0-0) 7.0 6 1 1 3 4 0 1.29
2011 (15-9) 191.2 166 77 74 75 182 20 3.47
2010 (19-9) 208.0 167 81 75 83 225 14 3.25
Last 7 GS 1-3 38.2 41 20 20 19 36 3 4.66 49
2012-04-05 @DET ND 7.0 6 1 1 3 4 0 107 62
2011-09-28 @BAL ND 6.0 4 2 2 4 5 1 93 57
2011-09-24 @NYY L 2.2 8 8 8 1 3 1 55 12
2011-09-17 TBR L 7.0 5 4 4 4 5 1 107 52
2011-09-11 @TBR L 4.0 8 4 4 3 2 0 111 29
2011-09-06 @TOR W 7.0 3 0 0 1 11 0 100 81
2011-09-01 NYY ND 5.0 7 1 1 3 6 0 114 52
Last 5 v.TOR 3-0 30.1 18 7 7 11 34 3 2.08 64
2011-09-06 @TOR W 7.0 3 0 0 1 11 0 100 81
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
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    0-0    Road:    1-4    ExtrInn: 0-1 
 vsRHP:   1-4    vsLHP:   0-0    1-Run:   0-2 
 vsEast:  1-1    vsCntrl: 0-3    vsWest:  0-0  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
  5 Tue, Apr 10  @TOR  L   3-7        1-4   5th  2.5 gb
  4 Mon, Apr  9  @TOR  W   4-2        1-3   4th  2.5 gb
  3 Sun, Apr  8  @DET  L  12-13(11)   0-3   4th  3.0 gb
  2 Sat, Apr  7  @DET  L   0-10       0-2   4th  2.0 gb
  1 Thu, Apr  5  @DET  L   2-3        0-1   5th  1.0 gb
 Last 10: 1-4    Last 20: 1-4    Last 30: 1-4 
Blue Jays, 3-2, 3-2 2nd, ½ GB, tied for WC

SP: Ricky Romero (27, LHP, 0-0, 7.20)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (0-0) 5.0 3 4 4 3 4 1 7.20
2011 (15-11) 225.0 176 85 73 80 178 26 2.92
2010 (14-9) 210.0 189 98 87 82 174 15 3.73
Last 7 GS 3-2 49.0 40 27 21 16 32 9 3.86 54
2012-04-05 @CLE ND 5.0 3 4 4 3 4 1 96 46
2011-09-24 @TBR L 7.2 6 6 1 2 5 2 114 56
2011-09-19 LAA ND 9.0 6 2 2 0 5 2 110 72
2011-09-14 @BOS W 8.0 6 4 3 1 4 1 102 59
2011-09-08 BOS W 6.2 5 3 3 3 7 0 113 56
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
Last 5 v.BOS 3-2 29.1 35 21 20 15 21 4 6.14 42
2011-09-14 @BOS W 8.0 6 4 3 1 4 1 102 59
2011-09-08 BOS W 6.2 5 3 3 3 7 0 113 56
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
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    1-1    Road:    2-1    ExtrInn: 2-0 
 vsRHP:   3-1    vsLHP:   0-1    1-Run:   0-1 
 vsEast:  1-1    vsCntrl: 2-1    vsWest:  0-0  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
  5 Tue, Apr 10   BOS  W   7-3        3-2   2nd  0.5 gb
  4 Mon, Apr  9   BOS  L   2-4        2-2   3rd  1.5 gb
  3 Sun, Apr  8  @CLE  L   3-4        2-1   3rd  1.0 gb
  2 Sat, Apr  7  @CLE  W   7-4 (12)   2-0   1st    Tied
  1 Thu, Apr  5  @CLE  W   7-4 (16)   1-0   1st  0.5 up
 Last 10: 3-2    Last 20: 3-2    Last 30: 3-2 
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
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)
Tue, Sep 13, 2011 BOS 18  TOR  6        W:Tim Wakefield (7-6), L: Brandon Morrow (9-11), S: none
Thu, Sep 08, 2011 TOR  7  BOS  4        W:Ricky Romero (14-10), L: Andrew Miller (6-3), S: none
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)
Season Series: 2012 - tied 1-1; 2011 - BOS won 10-8; 2010 - BOS won 12-6; All-Time - BOS leads 282-223

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

For the 2011 season

NOTE: Team stats shown are for the 2012 season. Player Stats for the 2011 season. We will switch to 2012 stats on May 1st.

RedSox Batters (4.20 RS/G) vs. Blue Jays Pitchers (3.80 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 24.Romero*
G/S/vB
48.Cordero
G/S/vB
4.Drabek
G/S/vB
54.Frasor
G/S/vB
44.Janssen
G/S/vB
32.Laffey*
G/S/vB
38.Oliver*
G/S/vB
47.Perez*
G/S/vB
21.Santos
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 3/.000 1/.000 2/.000 7/.286 1/no AB 2/.000 5/1.000 ··· 309/216 .255/.289/.409/.698 .924/.601 .691 16/.467 14/4 7/12
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 27/1.145 1/.000 9/.985 7/1.142 12/.817 2/.000 4/1.000 9/.944 ··· 6/.900 732/509 .321/.376/.552/.928 .841/.965 .910 23/.367 39/15 32/0
28.Gonzalez* G/S/vP 9/.778 5/1.400 9/1.583 2/5.000 2/3.000 2/no AB 4/.500 9/.944 1/no AB 11/.637 715/472 .338/.410/.548/.957 .787/1.046 .986 24/.901 1/0 27/4
54.McDonald G/S/vP 16/.795 ··· ··· 3/.333 5/1.800 ··· 2/2.500 3/.666 1/.000 1/.000 175/58 .236/.303/.401/.704 .804/.506 .811 7/.452 2/3 6/3
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 33/1.045 7/.143 9/1.931 24/.809 11/.182 7/.715 17/.924 6/.833 3/.333 3/4.000 605/404 .309/.398/.554/.953 .989/.934 .874 22/.883 1/1 29/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 25/1.005 1/2.000 9/1.301 12/.432 15/1.000 5/1.850 7/.619 9/1.413 2/1.500 5/1.850 731/515 .307/.387/.474/.861 1.010/.800 .804 24/1.053 26/8 21/7
5.Punto# G/S/vP 9/.111 6/1.100 2/.000 6/.000 2/1.000 13/.581 8/.000 ··· 1/.000 8/.536 166/109 .278/.388/.421/.809 .798/.814 .997 11/.864 1/1 1/3
7.Ross G/S/vP ··· 11/1.767 2/1.500 3/.000 3/2.667 ··· 2/.000 ··· 2/2.000 2/1.000 461/351 .240/.325/.405/.730 .698/.740 .726 18/.528 5/2 14/1
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP 8/.661 1/.000 6/.533 7/1.404 5/.000 9/1.056 3/1.000 5/1.800 2/.500 1/.000 386/263 .235/.288/.450/.737 .635/.786 .753 15/.354 1/0 16/6
10.Shoppach G/S/vP 13/.077 ··· ··· 3/1.667 5/.000 5/.400 4/.750 2/.000 ··· ··· 253/128 .176/.268/.339/.607 .788/.431 .658 6/.750 0/0 11/3
12.Sweeney* G/S/vP 6/1.000 1/.000 2/.500 4/1.167 1/.000 1/.000 15/.734 2/1.000 1/2.000 ··· 299/249 .265/.346/.341/.687 .404/.743 .630 20/1.167 1/1 1/0
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 27/1.519 2/.000 8/1.000 16/.188 15/.424 4/1.250 8/.661 6/2.633 2/.000 5/.650 517/355 .258/.373/.459/.833 .987/.764 .667 16/.313 3/0 17/9
IP 225.0 69.2 78.2 60.0 55.2 53.1 51.0 65.0 63.1 107.0 TOTAL .258/.323/.382/.705 .669/.713 .705 .705 2/1 2/2
ERA-K/9 2.92/7.1 2.45/5.4 6.06/5.8 3.60/8.6 2.26/8.6 3.88/5.1 2.29/7.8 5.12/7.5 3.55/13.1 4.04/5.7 2.83/6.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Saltalamacchia (83-37-26)
 Shoppach (26-18-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 917/.216 274/.198 365/.289 261/.257 223/.228 247/.306 215/.236 294/.287 260/.181 454/.251 .186  Ross
 Ellsbury
 Sweeney
 McDonald
 Aviles
 Gonzalez
83/22/35/8
0/154/0/6
41/34/23/3
23/13/37/2
1/0/4/0
0/0/2/0
OPS .662 .591 .857 .770 .594 .833 .591 .823 .596 .696 .631
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 278/.834 126/.736 212/.924 126/.841 119/.539 112/.705 94/.587 116/.697 129/.723 241/.713 .608
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 639/.589 148/.465 153/.766 135/.706 104/.659 135/.939 121/.594 178/.907 131/.472 213/.677 .696
Home 438/.635 127/.499 184/.898 153/.826 148/.718 122/.860 130/.542 134/.928 145/.715 207/.742
Last 28d days 20/.850 13/.667 22/.606 13/.607 18/.686 / 8/.250 21/.349 14/1.278 15/.350
HR/SB/CS 26/18/7 6/9/2 10/8/3 7/10/2 2/2/3 7/2/0 3/4/2 9/2/3 6/5/0 11/13/1 6/1/3
Usage ·····X·· ·o·X·o·· X······· X·X··X·· X··X·X·· ·X·o·o·· Xo···X·· ·X·o·X·· ··X··X··

NOTE: Team stats shown are for the 2012 season. Player Stats for the 2011 season. We will switch to 2012 stats on May 1st.

Blue Jays Batters (5.20 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (7.00 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 31.Lester*
G/S/vB
91.Aceves
G/S/vB
32.Albers
G/S/vB
48.Atchison
G/S/vB
51.Bard
G/S/vB
64.Bowden
G/S/vB
37.Melancon
G/S/vB
46.Morales*
G/S/vB
44.Padilla
G/S/vB
78.Thomas*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
9.Arencibia G/S/vP 16/.875 5/.650 3/.333 1/.000 5/.200 2/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/2.000 486/370 .219/.282/.438/.720 .838/.682 .713 20/.413 1/1 23/6
19.Bautista G/S/vP 46/.745 7/.143 14/1.049 5/.000 12/.167 6/1.133 2/.500 2/2.000 ··· ··· 655/502 .302/.447/.608/1.056 1.156/1.025 1.063 26/.696 9/5 43/8
11.Davis G/S/vP 14/.429 4/1.250 8/.250 3/.666 3/.000 1/.000 2/1.000 5/1.800 6/1.100 ··· 338/248 .238/.273/.350/.623 .829/.551 .729 7/.429 34/11 1/2
10.Encarnacion G/S/vP 16/.464 7/.000 12/.583 1/.000 9/.985 5/1.400 3/1.167 1/.000 3/1.000 ··· 530/395 .272/.334/.453/.787 .845/.767 .889 24/.899 8/2 17/12
5.Escobar G/S/vP 19/.734 1/.000 11/.909 4/1.250 9/.444 6/1.100 2/1.000 1/no AB 3/.000 1/.000 590/457 .290/.369/.413/.782 .929/.740 .896 28/.437 3/3 11/14
8.Francisco G/S/vP 9/.347 1/2.000 ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· 2/1.000 1/no AB 3/1.666 2/2.500 293/167 .244/.340/.364/.704 .661/.738 .673 1/.000 4/4 6/3
2.Johnson* G/S/vP 6/.167 1/.000 3/2.667 2/.000 7/.453 ··· 1/.000 3/1.666 7/1.286 1/.000 613/452 .222/.304/.413/.717 .626/.750 .702 27/.958 16/6 21/10
13.Lawrie G/S/vP 3/.333 4/.500 ··· 1/.000 5/1.100 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 171/122 .293/.373/.580/.953 .786/1.022 .993 24/.564 7/1 9/6
26.Lind* G/S/vP 25/.327 10/.522 9/.777 2/.000 9/.777 3/.666 3/.667 2/.000 7/1.714 ··· 542/393 .251/.295/.439/.734 .639/.771 .748 22/.668 1/1 26/4
6.Mathis G/S/vP 9/.555 4/.000 2/1.000 2/1.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 8/.250 ··· 281/166 .174/.225/.259/.484 .469/.494 .393 3/1.000 1/2 3/3
28.Rasmus* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 2/.000 1/.000 1/no AB 1/no AB 1/.000 2/1.500 526/375 .225/.298/.391/.688 .670/.695 .621 23/.321 5/2 14/6
14.Thames* G/S/vP 3/.000 6/.167 ··· 1/.000 4/.250 2/3.500 1/.000 1/no AB ··· 1/no AB 394/303 .262/.313/.456/.769 .637/.809 .809 18/.465 2/1 12/2
17.Vizquel# G/S/vP 3/1.167 3/.000 5/.000 1/2.000 3/.666 1/.000 ··· 5/.666 7/1.167 ··· 182/155 .251/.287/.305/.592 .400/.618 .582 2/.000 1/2 0/1
IP 191.2 114.0 64.2 30.1 73.0 20.0 74.1 46.1 8.2 TOTAL .213/.280/.322/.602 .729/.574 .625 .602 4/0 4/3
ERA-K/9 3.47/8.5 2.61/6.3 4.73/9.5 3.26/5.0 3.33/9.1 4.05/7.7 2.78/8.0 3.69/8.2 4.15/9.3 /0.0 6.95/7.4

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Arencibia (87-28-12)
 Mathis (48-18-6)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 799/.234 474/.204 289/.251 122/.279 288/.179 90/.241 309/.234 193/.237 36/.226 / .307  Bautista
 Rasmus
 Francisco
 Davis
 Thames
0/0/116/13
0/127/0/4
14/0/55/4
4/79/8/2
53/0/27/2
OPS .690 .621 .733 .710 .546 .700 .631 .757 .656 .854
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 203/.580 210/.576 119/.829 49/.769 162/.611 34/.678 130/.704 100/.789 14/1.192 / .840
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 596/.728 264/.656 170/.667 73/.669 126/.461 56/.714 179/.581 93/.725 22/.283 / .863
Road 465/.668 200/.629 123/.683 32/.692 150/.584 22/.551 147/.640 82/.463 20/.721 /
Last 28d days 27/.667 8/1.625 5/1.100 16/.375 24/.766 11/.773 8/1.768 9/.236 17/.548 7/.829
HR/SB/CS 20/14/12 8/9/0 7/6/4 0/1/3 5/7/1 3/2/1 5/6/2 6/6/0 0/0/0 // 8/3/0
Usage ·····X·· ·oo··o·· ···o···· ·X·X···· X······· X··o···· ··X··o·· ··X··o·· ··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.