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Game Preview: BOS @ TOR, 1:07pm, Saturday, September 15, 2012 @Rogers Centre

RedSox, 65-80, 65-80 5th, 16½ GB, 13 GB in WC

SP: Clay Buchholz (27, RHP, 11-6, 4.46)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. TOR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (11-6) 167.2 165 89 83 53 113 21 4.46
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 2-3 52.0 48 25 22 12 36 5 3.81 55
2012-09-09 TOR L 8.2 7 4 4 3 4 0 121 55
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
Last 5 v.TOR 3-1 34.2 24 10 10 15 27 2 2.60 61
2012-09-09 TOR L 8.2 7 4 4 3 4 0 121 55
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
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   33-43   Road:   32-37   ExtrInn: 2-8 
 vsRHP:  39-60   vsLHP:  26-20   1-Run:  15-20
 vsEast: 22-33   vsCntrl:24-16   vsWest:  8-24 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
145 Fri, Sep 14  @TOR  W   8-5       65-80  5th 16.5 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
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 6-14   Last 30: 9-21
Blue Jays, 65-78, 65-78 4th, 15½ GB, 12 GB in WC

SP: Carlos Villanueva (28, RHP, 7-5, 3.48)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (7-5) 111.1 94 44 43 41 109 16 3.48
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 1-4 43.2 39 19 19 10 38 7 3.92 55
2012-09-09 @BOS ND 6.0 7 3 3 2 2 2 97 46
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
Last 5 v.BOS 1-1 16.1 16 12 11 7 10 5 6.06 44
2012-09-09 @BOS ND 6.0 7 3 3 2 2 2 97 46
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:   35-37   Road:   30-41   ExtrInn: 6-6 
 vsRHP:  49-53   vsLHP:  16-25   1-Run:  11-23
 vsEast: 24-32   vsCntrl:18-16   vsWest: 14-21 IL: 9-9 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
143 Fri, Sep 14   BOS  L   5-8       65-78  4th 15.5 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
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20: 9-11   Last 30:12-18
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Fri, Sep 14, 2012 BOS  8 @TOR  5        W:Chris Carpenter (1-0), L: Darren Oliver (3-3), S: Andrew Bailey (3)
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)
Season Series: 2012 - TOR over 10-6; 2011 - BOS won 10-8; 2010 - BOS won 12-6; All-Time - BOS leads 287-232

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 (4.72 RS/G) vs. Blue Jays Pitchers (4.80 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/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
3.Aviles G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 4/.000 6/.000 1/2.000 1/.000 ··· 1/no AB 1/no AB 529/376 .252/.283/.387/.670 .742/.641 .655 81/.627 14/5 13/14
77.Ciriaco G/S/vP 4/.500 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/no AB ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 205/141 .299/.313/.406/.720 .785/.689 .572 96/.592 12/0 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 9/1.194 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 8/1.000 13/.749 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 1/no AB 5/1.200 280/182 .269/.307/.371/.678 .660/.689 .570 102/.694 14/1 3/1
50.Gomez G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 1/4.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/5.000 1/2.000 81/48 .297/.346/.459/.805 .570/.966 .596 50/.860 0/0 2/5
58.Iglesias G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 31/16 .077/.200/.115/.315 .277/.354 .308 31/.315 1/0 0/2
55.Kalish* G/S/vP 3/1.167 ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/1.000 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 103/87 .229/.272/.260/.532 .775/.487 .514 18/.742 3/2 0/3
60.Lavarnway G/S/vP 2/1.500 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 2/.000 1/no AB 1/no AB 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 102/68 .165/.235/.275/.510 .432/.550 .520 72/.597 0/0 2/2
22.Loney* G/S/vP 7/.572 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 4/1.250 ··· 6/1.583 6/.367 420/328 .254/.296/.343/.639 .517/.673 .646 67/.572 0/3 5/6
66.Nava# G/S/vP 4/.500 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 4/.500 1/2.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 2/1.000 262/189 .251/.364/.388/.752 .552/.830 .709 20/.550 3/0 4/1
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 11/1.455 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/2.500 13/.398 15/1.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 2/.000 9/.708 555/385 .295/.350/.463/.814 .858/.794 .808 95/1.053 15/5 15/5
26.Podsednik* G/S/vP 7/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 5/.650 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 7/.453 8/.500 177/143 .309/.329/.358/.687 .813/.657 .598 88/.539 8/2 1/0
62.Quiroz G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· / /// / / / /
7.Ross G/S/vP 8/1.750 ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB 6/.000 6/1.667 1/.000 2/.000 1/.000 3/.666 3/.000 459/328 .277/.341/.502/.843 1.086/.750 .697 93/.802 1/1 20/1
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP 5/1.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 8/1.911 7/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 2/.000 5/.900 397/349 .229/.290/.475/.765 .583/.790 .754 56/.902 0/1 24/7
IP 111.1 8.2 30.1 17.0 59.0 40.1 56.2 18.1 81.2 24.2 55.2 51.0 TOTAL .266/.321/.427/.748 .774/.737 .689 .692 87/22 156/89
ERA-K/9 3.48/8.8 7.27/6.2 7.12/8.3 6.35/5.3 3.51/12.7 3.57/10.9 2.70/9.4 4.91/3.9 2.98/8.6 3.28/6.2 3.07/9.7 1.76/8.8 4.58/7.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Lavarnway (21-2-0)
 Saltalamacchia (76-17-6)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 456/.232 42/.333 150/.351 75/.266 240/.176 170/.233 214/.195 82/.280 331/.230 96/.226 229/.231 196/.197 .258  Ross
 Nava
 Podsednik
 Ellsbury
 Ciriaco
 Kalish
22/7/80/7
62/0/2/5
25/18/4/3
0/63/0/1
2/1/2/0
2/20/9/0
OPS .708 .896 .922 .983 .650 .750 .579 .760 .686 .533 .633 .548 .765
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 230/.757 20/1.172 60/1.097 38/.828 101/.483 71/.863 109/.484 30/.902 153/.606 50/.367 76/.634 92/.575 .755
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 226/.661 22/.654 90/.808 37/1.116 139/.774 99/.672 105/.679 52/.675 178/.756 46/.713 153/.631 104/.523 .773
Home 248/.686 32/1.061 64/.938 9/.556 124/.396 88/.668 115/.644 49/.699 125/.606 46/.565 107/.545 99/.620
Last 28d days 96/.843 7/1.286 / / 52/.647 16/.414 36/.793 59/.990 51/.591 31/.833 35/.601 27/.470
HR/SB/CS 16/6/5 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 3/8/3 179/70/38
Usage ·····X·· ········ ········ ········ ··X··o·X X··o··X· X·o··o·· X······· ·o·o··X· ·o···o·· ··o··o·X X·X····o
Blue Jays Batters (4.52 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.84 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 11.Buchholz
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 11/.000 6/.533 2/.000 2/1.000 2/.000 1/.000 2/.000 3/.333 2/2.500 3/.000 1/.000 1/.000 318/235 .231/.268/.441/.710 .784/.683 .710 19/.161 1/0 16/4
11.Davis G/S/vP 13/.585 6/.833 5/.800 2/1.000 2/.000 ··· 5/.200 3/.666 ··· 3/.000 7/.929 3/1.000 423/278 .245/.303/.370/.673 .721/.648 .674 96/.515 43/11 7/8
10.Encarnacion G/S/vP 15/.204 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 94/.901 13/3 40/4
5.Escobar G/S/vP 14/1.018 4/.500 5/1.400 ··· 3/.666 2/.000 8/.250 5/.800 11/.830 3/1.334 5/.600 1/.000 554/401 .251/.296/.347/.643 .660/.636 .654 71/.788 5/1 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 4/1.000 1/.000 ··· 2/2.500 ··· ··· ··· 2/.500 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 119/102 .217/.291/.321/.611 .800/.581 .656 36/.730 14/2 1/1
3.Hechavarria G/S/vP 3/.666 1/.000 ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB 88/53 .228/.262/.316/.578 .418/.691 .553 57/.619 0/0 1/2
2.Johnson* G/S/vP 8/.286 3/.000 3/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/no AB 11/.955 3/.000 10/1.350 6/.000 10/.900 ··· 540/385 .223/.312/.357/.669 .619/.689 .725 72/.514 13/2 14/10
13.Lawrie G/S/vP 8/.250 5/.400 2/.000 1/2.000 2/2.500 1/.000 1/2.000 1/2.000 3/.666 1/.000 2/2.500 4/.000 454/333 .280/.325/.410/.734 .901/.673 .779 27/.616 13/8 9/13
26.Lind* G/S/vP 34/.839 12/.606 3/.666 2/.000 5/.200 ··· 6/.333 5/.933 3/.333 2/.000 9/1.556 1/.000 284/208 .240/.299/.405/.704 .488/.785 .760 66/.741 0/0 10/5
6.Mathis G/S/vP 16/.480 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 45/.597 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 .504 30/.555 2/1 1/0
28.Rasmus* G/S/vP 8/.453 1/.000 1/.000 6/.000 2/.000 1/.000 1/.000 3/1.167 4/.000 1/.000 3/1.334 3/.000 570/411 .231/.296/.419/.715 .584/.765 .634 97/.543 4/3 22/6
14.Sierra G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 107/64 .238/.280/.386/.667 .813/.567 .635 64/.539 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 10/.343 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 167.2 75.1 46.0 9.2 57.2 3.1 16.2 39.0 38.0 34.2 47.0 36.2 TOTAL .243/.308/.410/.717 .720/.716 .740 .634 118/38 183/90
ERA-K/9 4.46/6.1 4.66/8.1 1.76/6.7 3.72/8.4 2.97/8.7 0.00/2.7 2.16/7.5 6.92/7.2 3.32/11.1 2.08/8.0 4.60/9.6 1.47/9.6 4.58/7.3

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Arencibia (42-19-9)
 Gomes (0-0-0)
 Mathis (24-18-6)
 Torrealba (34-10-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 704/.263 318/.236 181/.219 40/.243 242/.233 14/.000 69/.207 172/.271 155/.193 138/.210 205/.296 148/.250 .260  Davis
 Rasmus
 Sierra
 McCoy
 Vizquel
 Gose
 Encarnacion
 Gomes
105/6/16/8
0/132/0/5
0/0/26/3
2/4/3/1
1/0/0/0
2/12/24/0
3/0/0/0
4/0/0/0
OPS .748 .695 .551 .678 .669 .308 .609 .811 .574 .622 .837 .614 .750
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 388/.737 168/.764 82/.522 18/1.036 107/.637 4/.667 41/.559 75/.969 93/.388 64/.541 100/.828 57/.572 .746
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 316/.762 150/.620 99/.575 22/.377 135/.692 10/.200 28/.677 97/.690 62/.852 74/.685 105/.846 91/.642 .752
Road 329/.692 150/.563 55/.386 15/.624 106/.599 5/.400 22/.853 66/.865 78/.587 47/.618 104/.846 53/.641
Last 28d days 120/.738 67/.899 / 34/.700 34/.775 14/.308 12/.333 38/.689 33/.556 24/.638 34/.849 55/.412
HR/SB/CS 21/7/2 10/6/1 2/2/0 1/0/1 5/2/2 0/2/0 0/5/1 8/0/1 3/0/0 4/4/2 6/4/1 1/4/1 165/116/29
Usage ·····X·· ··X···X· ········ o··o··X· ·o·o···· o·X····o ··o····o ·X····X· ··X···o· X······X X·o···X· oX·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.