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Game Preview: BOS @ TOR, 7:07pm, Friday, September 14, 2012 @Rogers Centre

RedSox, 64-80, 64-80 5th, 17½ GB, 13 GB in WC

SP: Daisuke Matsuzaka (31, RHP, 1-5, 7.20)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. TOR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (1-5) 35.0 40 29 28 15 32 7 7.20
2011 (3-3) 37.1 32 24 22 23 26 4 5.30
2010 (9-6) 153.2 137 84 80 74 133 13 4.69
Last 7 GS 1-4 30.0 35 25 24 14 24 6 7.20 42
2012-09-08 TOR L 1.1 5 5 5 1 2 1 42 25
2012-09-02 @OAK L 3.2 7 6 6 4 4 2 97 23
2012-08-27 KCR W 7.0 5 1 0 2 6 0 101 69
2012-07-02 @OAK L 1.0 4 5 5 2 0 2 28 23
2012-06-26 TOR ND 5.2 6 1 1 1 5 0 100 57
2012-06-21 MIA ND 5.1 4 4 4 1 4 1 101 47
2012-06-15 @CHC L 6.0 4 3 3 3 3 0 93 52
Last 5 v.TOR 1-1 27.2 24 14 14 9 25 4 4.55 53
2012-09-08 TOR L 1.1 5 5 5 1 2 1 42 25
2012-06-26 TOR ND 5.2 6 1 1 1 5 0 100 57
2011-04-18 TOR W 7.0 1 0 0 1 3 0 89 77
2010-08-21 TOR ND 8.0 6 4 4 3 8 1 109 59
2010-08-10 @TOR ND 5.2 6 4 4 3 7 2 110 45
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   33-43   Road:   31-37   ExtrInn: 2-8 
 vsRHP:  39-60   vsLHP:  25-20   1-Run:  15-20
 vsEast: 21-33   vsCntrl:24-16   vsWest:  8-24 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
144 Thu, Sep 13   NYY  L   0-2       64-80  5th 17.5 gb
143 Wed, Sep 12   NYY  L   4-5       64-79  5th 16.5 gb
142 Tue, Sep 11   NYY  W   4-3       64-78  5th 15.5 gb
141 Sun, Sep  9   TOR  L   3-4       63-78  5th 16.5 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
 Last 10: 2-8    Last 20: 5-15   Last 30: 8-22
Blue Jays, 65-77, 65-77 4th, 15½ GB, 11 GB in WC

SP: Aaron Laffey (27, LHP, 3-5, 4.43)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (3-5) 83.1 81 44 41 29 44 14 4.43
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 1-4 38.2 40 28 27 16 19 8 6.28 42
2012-09-08 @BOS ND 4.2 4 2 2 2 2 0 62 48
2012-08-22 @DET L 6.0 5 3 2 3 2 0 90 51
2012-08-16 CHW L 6.0 4 3 3 1 5 3 91 56
2012-08-11 NYY L 5.2 7 5 5 4 2 1 98 33
2012-08-05 @OAK W 6.0 6 4 4 1 4 1 95 47
2012-07-31 @SEA L 4.2 9 7 7 2 0 1 75 16
2012-07-26 OAK ND 5.2 5 4 4 3 4 2 107 44
Last 5 v.BOS 1-1 19.2 22 10 10 6 12 2 4.58 48
2012-09-08 @BOS ND 4.2 4 2 2 2 2 0 62 48
2012-07-20 @BOS W 7.0 8 0 0 0 4 0 88 65
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:   35-36   Road:   30-41   ExtrInn: 6-6 
 vsRHP:  49-52   vsLHP:  16-25   1-Run:  11-23
 vsEast: 24-31   vsCntrl:18-16   vsWest: 14-21 IL: 9-9 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
142 Thu, Sep 13   SEA  W   8-3       65-77  4th 15.5 gb
141 Wed, Sep 12   SEA  L   2-3       64-77  4th 15.5 gb
140 Tue, Sep 11   SEA  L   3-4       64-76  4th 14.5 gb
139 Sun, Sep  9  @BOS  W   4-3       64-75  4th 14.5 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
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20: 9-11   Last 30:12-18
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sun, Sep 09, 2012 TOR  4 @BOS  3        W:Brandon Lyon (2-2), L: Clay Buchholz (11-6), S: Casey Janssen (20)
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
Season Series: 2012 - TOR over 10-5; 2011 - BOS won 10-8; 2010 - BOS won 12-6; All-Time - BOS leads 286-232

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
RedSox Batters (4.69 RS/G) vs. Blue Jays Pitchers (4.78 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
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
33.Villanueva
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
3.Aviles G/S/vP 15/.534 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 3/.000 5/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/no AB 1/no AB 3/.000 524/373 .253/.284/.389/.673 .753/.641 .660 76/.643 14/5 13/14
77.Ciriaco G/S/vP 6/.334 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 4/.500 200/139 .301/.315/.409/.724 .791/.694 .575 95/.667 11/0 2/6
56.De Jesus G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 42/20 .237/.286/.316/.602 .377/.850 .513 5/.000 1/1 0/2
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 8/.500 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 7/1.142 13/.749 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 1/no AB 4/1.000 9/1.194 275/180 .266/.305/.371/.676 .639/.697 .562 102/.654 13/1 3/1
50.Gomez G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/5.000 1/2.000 ··· 76/45 .286/.329/.429/.758 .499/.939 .401 45/.783 0/0 2/5
58.Iglesias G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 27/15 .083/.154/.125/.279 .258/.297 .261 27/.279 0/0 0/2
55.Kalish* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/1.000 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 3/1.167 103/87 .229/.272/.260/.532 .775/.487 .514 18/.742 3/2 0/3
60.Lavarnway G/S/vP 2/no AB ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 2/1.500 97/65 .159/.227/.239/.465 .291/.551 .432 71/.505 0/0 1/2
22.Loney* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· 4/1.250 ··· 6/1.583 5/.450 7/.572 416/327 .256/.299/.346/.645 .535/.675 .659 67/.668 0/3 5/6
66.Nava# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/.667 ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 4/.500 257/187 .248/.363/.388/.751 .547/.828 .705 15/.467 3/0 4/1
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 13/.930 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/2.500 13/.398 15/1.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 2/.000 9/.708 11/1.455 555/385 .295/.350/.463/.814 .858/.794 .808 100/1.030 15/5 15/5
26.Podsednik* G/S/vP 7/.453 ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 5/.650 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 7/.453 8/.500 7/.000 177/143 .309/.329/.358/.687 .813/.657 .598 92/.537 8/2 1/0
62.Quiroz G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· / /// / / / /
7.Ross G/S/vP 8/.393 ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB 5/.000 5/1.600 ··· 2/.000 1/.000 3/.666 3/.000 8/1.750 454/325 .277/.340/.505/.845 1.091/.751 .697 92/.772 1/1 20/1
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP 11/.855 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 8/1.911 7/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 2/.000 5/.900 5/1.000 397/349 .229/.290/.475/.765 .583/.790 .754 56/.902 0/1 24/7
IP 83.1 8.2 30.1 17.0 59.0 38.1 55.2 17.0 81.2 24.2 55.2 50.0 111.1 TOTAL .266/.321/.428/.748 .774/.737 .688 .691 84/22 155/89
ERA-K/9 4.43/4.8 7.27/6.2 7.12/8.3 6.35/5.3 3.51/12.7 3.76/11.0 2.43/9.5 4.24/4.2 2.98/8.6 3.28/6.2 3.07/9.7 1.62/8.8 3.48/8.8 4.55/7.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Lavarnway (20-2-0)
 Saltalamacchia (76-17-6)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 351/.256 42/.333 150/.351 75/.266 240/.176 163/.241 209/.189 74/.279 331/.230 96/.226 229/.231 191/.191 456/.232 .258  Ross
 Nava
 Podsednik
 Ellsbury
 Ciriaco
 Kalish
22/7/79/7
61/0/2/5
25/18/4/3
0/62/0/1
2/1/2/0
2/20/9/0
OPS .764 .896 .922 .983 .650 .771 .562 .770 .686 .533 .633 .541 .708 .765
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 102/.734 20/1.172 60/1.097 38/.828 101/.483 70/.877 108/.489 27/.930 153/.606 50/.367 76/.634 90/.565 230/.757 .756
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 249/.777 22/.654 90/.808 37/1.116 139/.774 93/.695 101/.640 47/.676 178/.756 46/.713 153/.631 101/.519 226/.661 .772
Home 154/.839 32/1.061 64/.938 9/.556 124/.396 81/.703 110/.614 41/.704 125/.606 46/.565 107/.545 94/.610 248/.686
Last 28d days 69/.669 7/1.286 / / 52/.647 9/.556 31/.706 55/.960 51/.591 33/.844 35/.601 24/.350 119/.791
HR/SB/CS 14/1/2 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 16/6/5 178/67/38
Usage ·····X·· ········ ········ ········ ·X··o·X· ··o··X·· ·o··o··· ········ o·o··X·· o···o··· ·o··o·X· ·X····o· ····X···
Blue Jays Batters (4.51 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.84 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 18.Matsuzaka
G/S/vB
91.Aceves
G/S/vB
48.Atchison
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/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
9.Arencibia G/S/vP 6/.167 6/.533 2/.000 2/1.000 2/.000 ··· 2/.000 3/.333 2/2.500 2/.000 1/.000 1/.000 314/231 .234/.272/.447/.719 .784/.695 .731 15/.205 1/0 16/4
11.Davis G/S/vP 10/.967 6/.833 5/.800 1/.000 2/.000 ··· 5/.200 3/.666 ··· 3/.000 7/.929 2/1.500 418/273 .245/.305/.372/.677 .721/.653 .681 96/.515 43/11 7/8
10.Encarnacion G/S/vP 11/.705 8/.000 1/.000 3/.333 2/2.500 1/no AB 19/.939 5/.733 7/1.429 2/.000 5/1.000 3/.667 590/434 .279/.380/.566/.946 1.117/.887 1.022 98/.894 13/3 40/4
5.Escobar G/S/vP 14/.786 4/.500 5/1.400 ··· 3/.666 1/.000 8/.250 5/.800 11/.830 2/1.000 5/.600 1/.000 550/397 .251/.296/.348/.644 .660/.637 .656 71/.788 4/1 9/11
68.Gomes G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/3.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 90/56 .165/.225/.316/.541 .541/.534 .783 3/.000 0/0 3/0
43.Gose* G/S/vP 1/2.000 1/.000 ··· 1/5.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/.500 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 115/98 .223/.292/.330/.622 .800/.593 .681 36/.788 14/2 1/1
3.Hechavarria G/S/vP 1/3.000 1/.000 ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB 88/53 .228/.262/.316/.578 .418/.691 .553 61/.675 0/0 1/2
2.Johnson* G/S/vP 10/.311 3/.000 3/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 11/.955 3/.000 10/1.350 5/.000 10/.900 ··· 536/381 .224/.313/.359/.672 .619/.693 .732 72/.514 13/2 14/10
13.Lawrie G/S/vP 3/1.000 5/.400 2/.000 1/2.000 2/2.500 1/.000 1/2.000 1/2.000 3/.666 1/.000 1/2.000 4/.000 450/329 .277/.321/.406/.726 .901/.661 .763 23/.445 13/8 9/13
26.Lind* G/S/vP 30/.443 12/.606 3/.666 2/.000 5/.200 ··· 6/.333 5/.933 3/.333 2/.000 8/1.750 1/.000 280/204 .236/.296/.391/.688 .488/.764 .730 62/.674 0/0 10/4
6.Mathis G/S/vP 7/.000 5/.000 4/.666 2/.000 4/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 2/1.000 ··· 8/.250 2/.000 210/147 .222/.255/.402/.657 .676/.649 .816 49/.589 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 .504 30/.555 2/1 1/0
28.Rasmus* G/S/vP 5/.400 1/.000 1/.000 5/.000 2/.000 1/.000 1/.000 3/1.167 4/.000 1/.000 2/1.000 3/.000 565/406 .231/.295/.421/.716 .584/.766 .634 97/.507 4/3 22/6
14.Sierra G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 103/60 .245/.282/.398/.680 .813/.583 .658 60/.555 1/0 4/0
8.Torrealba G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 4/.500 ··· 5/.650 1/.000 6/.334 ··· 11/.455 ··· 208/119 .238/.302/.346/.648 .580/.696 .608 26/.683 1/1 4/2
17.Vizquel# G/S/vP 6/.666 4/.000 1/2.000 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· 18/.544 1/2.000 ··· 2/1.000 7/1.167 1/2.000 143/107 .218/.254/.248/.502 .342/.556 .569 21/.580 3/2 0/3
IP 35.0 75.1 46.0 8.2 57.2 2.2 16.2 39.0 38.0 34.0 46.2 35.2 TOTAL .244/.307/.410/.718 .720/.717 .741 .629 117/38 183/89
ERA-K/9 7.20/8.2 4.66/8.1 1.76/6.7 4.15/7.2 2.97/8.7 0.00/3.3 2.16/7.5 6.92/7.2 3.32/11.1 2.12/7.9 4.44/9.6 1.51/9.3 4.57/7.3

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Arencibia (39-19-9)
 Gomes (0-0-0)
 Mathis (24-18-6)
 Torrealba (34-10-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 161/.284 318/.236 181/.219 36/.242 242/.233 11/.000 69/.207 172/.271 155/.193 135/.207 202/.290 145/.255 .260  Davis
 Rasmus
 Sierra
 McCoy
 Vizquel
 Gose
 Encarnacion
 Gomes
104/6/16/8
0/131/0/5
0/0/26/3
2/4/3/1
1/0/0/0
2/12/23/0
3/0/0/0
4/0/0/0
OPS .858 .695 .551 .699 .669 .300 .609 .811 .574 .621 .824 .627 .750
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 83/.923 168/.764 82/.522 16/1.171 107/.637 3/.500 41/.559 75/.969 93/.388 63/.550 98/.824 56/.582 .746
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 78/.787 150/.620 99/.575 20/.311 135/.692 8/.250 28/.677 97/.690 62/.852 72/.676 104/.824 89/.657 .754
Road 57/1.113 150/.563 55/.386 11/.673 106/.599 2/.500 22/.853 66/.865 78/.587 44/.615 101/.819 50/.680
Last 28d days 61/.990 71/.874 / 32/.746 35/.751 11/.300 12/.333 38/.689 33/.556 21/.633 31/.762 52/.436
HR/SB/CS 7/10/0 10/6/1 2/2/0 1/0/1 5/2/2 0/2/0 0/5/1 8/0/1 3/0/0 4/3/2 6/4/1 1/4/1 165/115/29
Usage ·····X·· ·X···X·· ········ ··o··X·· o·o····· ·X····o· ·o····o· X····X·· ·X···o·· ······X· ·o···X·· X·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.