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Game Preview: TOR @ BOS, 7:10pm, Friday, September 20, 2013 @Fenway Park

Blue Jays, 70-82, 70-82 5th, 22 GB, 13 GB in WC

SP: Esmil Rogers (27, RHP, 5-7, 4.47)

2013 Gamelogs / 2013 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2013 (5-7) 131.0 141 68 65 38 92 19 4.47
2012 (3-3) 78.2 83 42 41 30 83 7 4.69
2011 (6-6) 83.0 110 65 65 47 63 14 7.05
Last 7 GS 2-2 39.0 38 22 20 10 31 7 4.62 50
2013-09-14 BAL ND 6.0 5 3 3 2 7 1 101 55
2013-09-08 @MIN W 7.2 3 0 0 1 4 0 93 76
2013-09-02 @ARI W 6.1 1 0 0 1 5 0 83 75
2013-08-20 @NYY ND 5.0 7 4 4 2 4 1 97 39
2013-08-14 BOS ND 6.0 5 1 1 1 6 1 98 63
2013-08-09 OAK L 3.0 7 7 7 2 0 3 64 15
2013-08-03 @LAA L 5.0 10 7 5 1 5 1 97 27
Last 5 v.BOS 0-0 12.0 11 1 1 2 12 1 0.75 64
2013-08-14 BOS ND 6.0 5 1 1 1 6 1 98 63
2013-06-29 @BOS ND 6.0 6 0 0 1 6 0 99 65
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   38-40   Road:   32-42   ExtrInn: 7-9 
 vsRHP:  51-62   vsLHP:  19-20   1-Run:  19-26
 vsEast: 26-41   vsCntrl:16-15   vsWest: 17-17 IL:11-9 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
152 Thu, Sep 19   NYY  W   6-2       70-82  5th 22.0 gb
151 Wed, Sep 18   NYY  L   3-4       69-82  5th 22.0 gb
150 Tue, Sep 17   NYY  W   2-0       69-81  5th 22.0 gb
149 Sun, Sep 15   BAL  L   1-3       68-81  5th 23.0 gb
148 Sat, Sep 14   BAL  W   4-3       68-80  5th 22.0 gb
147 Fri, Sep 13   BAL  L   3-5       67-80  5th 22.0 gb
146 Thu, Sep 12   LAA  L   3-4       67-79  5th 21.0 gb
145 Wed, Sep 11   LAA  L   4-5       67-78  5th 21.0 gb
144 Tue, Sep 10   LAA  L   6-12      67-77  5th 20.0 gb
143 Sun, Sep  8  @MIN  W   2-0       67-76  5th 19.0 gb
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:14-16
RedSox, 93-61, 93-61 1st, 9 up

SP: Jon Lester (29, LHP, 14-8, 3.75)

2013 Gamelogs / 2013 Splits / vs. TOR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2013 (14-8) 201.1 195 89 84 63 165 18 3.75
2012 (9-14) 205.1 216 117 110 68 166 25 4.82
2011 (15-9) 191.2 166 77 74 75 182 20 3.47
Last 7 GS 4-1 51.0 41 12 11 14 36 0 1.94 63
2013-09-14 NYY W 8.0 3 1 1 2 5 0 116 75
2013-09-08 @NYY ND 8.0 10 3 3 1 6 0 115 55
2013-09-03 DET W 7.0 8 1 1 0 9 0 111 66
2013-08-29 BAL L 6.0 5 3 3 3 4 0 112 51
2013-08-24 @LAD W 7.1 3 1 1 4 6 0 101 70
2013-08-19 @SFG W 8.1 6 0 0 2 3 0 115 72
2013-08-14 @TOR ND 6.1 6 3 2 2 3 0 114 52
Last 5 v.TOR 3-0 35.1 23 13 11 7 24 1 2.80 62
2013-08-14 @TOR ND 6.1 6 3 2 2 3 0 114 52
2013-06-27 TOR W 7.0 5 4 4 3 5 0 95 53
2013-05-10 TOR W 9.0 1 0 0 0 5 0 118 90
2013-04-30 @TOR ND 6.0 6 6 5 2 5 1 100 41
2013-04-07 @TOR W 7.0 5 0 0 0 6 0 100 73
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   51-27   Road:   42-34   ExtrInn:10-6 
 vsRHP:  61-41   vsLHP:  32-20   1-Run:  21-19
 vsEast: 41-29   vsCntrl:19-15   vsWest: 20-12 IL:13-5 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
154 Thu, Sep 19   BAL  W   3-1       93-61  1st  9.0 up
153 Wed, Sep 18   BAL  L   3-5 (12)  92-61  1st  8.0 up
152 Tue, Sep 17   BAL  L   2-3       92-60  1st  9.0 up
151 Sun, Sep 15   NYY  W   9-2       92-59  1st  9.5 up
150 Sat, Sep 14   NYY  W   5-1       91-59  1st  8.5 up
149 Fri, Sep 13   NYY  W   8-4       90-59  1st  8.5 up
148 Thu, Sep 12  @TBR  L   3-4       89-59  1st  8.5 up
147 Wed, Sep 11  @TBR  W   7-3 (10)  89-58  1st  9.5 up
146 Tue, Sep 10  @TBR  W   2-0       88-58  1st  8.5 up
145 Sun, Sep  8  @NYY  L   3-4       87-58  1st  7.5 up
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:14-6    Last 30:21-9 
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Thu, Aug 15, 2013 TOR  2  BOS  1        W:Mark Buehrle (9-7), L: Jake Peavy (9-5), S: Casey Janssen (22)
Wed, Aug 14, 2013 TOR  4  BOS  3 (10)   W:Brad Lincoln (1-1), L: Brandon Workman (3-2), S: none
Tue, Aug 13, 2013 BOS  4 @TOR  2 (11)   W:Koji Uehara (3-0), L: Aaron Loup (4-5), S: none
Sun, Jun 30, 2013 BOS  5  TOR  4        W:Koji Uehara (1-0), L: Juan Perez (1-1), S: none
Sat, Jun 29, 2013 TOR  6 @BOS  2        W:Steve Delabar (5-1), L: Junichi Tazawa (4-3), S: none
Fri, Jun 28, 2013 BOS  7  TOR  5        W:Andrew Miller (1-2), L: Neil Wagner (1-2), S: Koji Uehara (4)
Thu, Jun 27, 2013 BOS  7  TOR  4        W:Jon Lester (8-4), L: Chien-Ming Wang (1-1), S: Koji Uehara (3)
Sun, May 12, 2013 TOR 12 @BOS  4        W:Chad Jenkins (1-0), L: Ryan Dempster (2-4), S: none
Sat, May 11, 2013 TOR  3 @BOS  2        W:Darren Oliver (2-1), L: Junichi Tazawa (2-2), S: Casey Janssen (10)
Fri, May 10, 2013 BOS  5  TOR  0        W:Jon Lester (5-0), L: Ramon Ortiz (0-1), S: none
Season Series: 2013 - BOS over 9-7; 2012 - TOR won 11-7; 2011 - BOS won 10-8; All-Time - BOS leads 297-240

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 2013 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 (4.42 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.01 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 31.Lester*
G/S/vB
32.Breslow*
G/S/vB
66.Britton*
G/S/vB
62.De La Rosa
G/S/vB
41.Lackey
G/S/vB
56.Morales*
G/S/vB
36.Tazawa
G/S/vB
38.Thornton*
G/S/vB
19.Uehara
G/S/vB
60.Villarreal
G/S/vB
64.Webster
G/S/vB
67.Workman
G/S/vB
35.Wright
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
9.Arencibia G/S/vP 43/.623 5/.000 ··· ··· 9/.722 2/.000 2/2.500 1/.000 4/.750 1/.000 3/.000 1/.000 ··· 474/342 .197/.232/.367/.599 .581/.606 .449 63/.258 0/2 20/10
11.Davis G/S/vP 37/.954 2/.000 ··· ··· 28/.929 8/1.292 6/.833 2/1.000 5/.000 2/.000 3/.666 2/1.500 ··· 336/220 .261/.310/.381/.691 .888/.588 .656 68/.749 42/5 6/2
16.DeRosa G/S/vP 18/.778 2/.000 ··· ··· 11/1.255 3/.000 ··· 4/.000 ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· 214/74 .228/.322/.413/.735 .798/.620 .729 23/.713 0/0 7/4
17.Goins* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 80/56 .231/.250/.321/.571 .513/.595 .621 76/.534 0/0 1/1
8.Gose* G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 116/92 .268/.293/.438/.731 .511/.787 .630 64/.821 3/2 2/4
66.Kawasaki* G/S/vP 3/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 261/213 .226/.324/.309/.633 .405/.684 .698 25/.767 7/1 1/6
13.Lawrie G/S/vP 25/.558 2/2.500 ··· ··· 3/.333 3/1.334 8/.453 ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· 2/1.000 ··· 397/308 .255/.308/.407/.715 .608/.746 .726 95/.599 7/4 11/11
26.Lind* G/S/vP 30/.271 6/.167 ··· ··· 28/1.286 2/.000 6/1.900 10/.200 4/1.250 1/5.000 3/.833 1/no AB ··· 498/404 .284/.353/.493/.847 .589/.910 .907 70/.973 1/0 22/7
15.Nickeas G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 0/ /// / 0/ 0/0 0/0
22.Pillar G/S/vP 3/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 75/53 .176/.233/.250/.483 .523/.466 .620 44/.613 0/1 1/0
28.Rasmus* G/S/vP 15/.400 4/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 3/.333 4/.000 4/.000 2/.000 ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· 458/326 .276/.338/.501/.840 .712/.893 .761 19/1.480 0/1 22/4
7.Reyes# G/S/vP 13/.237 6/1.500 ··· ··· 7/1.071 2/.000 5/1.650 1/2.000 3/.000 ··· 3/.666 1/.000 ··· 375/291 .297/.349/.442/.791 .777/.795 .720 102/.770 15/5 10/8
14.Sierra G/S/vP 3/.333 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 86/61 .312/.372/.545/.918 .929/.912 .695 77/.968 1/0 1/2
30.Thole* G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 118/101 .144/.233/.212/.444 .205/.481 .436 22/.273 0/0 1/3
IP 201.1 56.2 20.0 9.1 183.1 22.2 66.2 41.1 69.2 4.1 27.1 40.2 13.1 TOTAL .252/.317/.415/.732 .682/.749 .705 .729 105/37 180/107
ERA-K/9 3.75/7.4 1.91/4.9 3.60/7.2 5.79/5.8 3.44/7.7 5.16/6.7 2.70/9.4 3.48/6.3 1.16/12.4 20.77/12.6 9.55/6.9 4.43/10.2 5.40/6.8 3.74/8.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Arencibia (60-21-13)
 Nickeas (0-0-0)
 Thole (22-8-8)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 850/.251 226/.229 80/.268 44/.325 753/.246 101/.247 273/.253 177/.285 248/.127 29/.444 133/.333 173/.263 59/.245 .246  Davis
 Gose
 Rasmus
 Pillar
 Sierra
57/15/30/4
15/25/2/2
0/114/0/1
25/0/0/1
0/0/24/0
OPS .703 .643 .691 .936 .695 .719 .711 .731 .399 1.440 .983 .738 .659 .706
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 184/.682 99/.726 41/.694 15/.552 427/.639 36/.465 126/.752 85/.662 129/.303 9/1.893 73/1.288 98/.729 44/.760 .671
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 666/.709 127/.576 39/.686 29/1.141 326/.768 65/.868 147/.675 92/.794 119/.502 20/1.186 60/.610 75/.751 15/.350 .735
Home 328/.677 119/.764 48/.646 21/.723 362/.641 44/.661 125/.683 108/.727 127/.458 3/ 97/.877 81/.617 31/.804
Last 28d days 146/.574 41/.522 21/.405 18/.944 145/.678 27/.382 33/.606 23/.772 40/.102 / 5/.650 43/.677 /
HR/SB/CS 18/10/3 3/1/3 1/3/1 2/2/0 23/36/7 2/0/1 8/3/2 4/5/1 5/1/1 1/2/0 7/3/2 5/8/2 0/1/0 147/127/39
Usage ·····X·· ·oo·o·X· ·······o ·······o X·····X· ·X···o·· ·X····o· ····o··o ·oo···o· ········ ····X··· ··X···o· ········
RedSox Batters (5.19 RS/G) vs. Blue Jays Pitchers (4.70 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 32.Rogers
G/S/vB
50.Delabar
G/S/vB
4.Drabek
G/S/vB
44.Janssen
G/S/vB
33.Jeffress
G/S/vB
64.Jenkins
G/S/vB
62.Loup*
G/S/vB
29.McGowan
G/S/vB
38.Oliver*
G/S/vB
47.Perez*
G/S/vB
21.Santos
G/S/vB
45.Wagner
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
50.Berry* G/S/vP 3/1.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/3 .667/.667/.667/1.333 /1.333 2.000 3/1.333 1/0 0/0
72.Bogaerts G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 40/26 .286/.350/.429/.779 1.155/.579 .691 36/.873 1/0 1/0
25.Bradley* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 93/66 .171/.269/.305/.574 .353/.661 .390 27/.588 1/0 2/1
37.Carp* G/S/vP ··· 3/.333 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 2/.000 ··· 2/.000 2/.000 1/.000 1/no AB 227/199 .302/.366/.540/.905 .745/.929 .878 32/.888 1/0 9/2
7.Drew* G/S/vP 9/.889 2/1.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.500 4/.000 ··· 4/.250 ··· ··· 1/.000 472/316 .248/.331/.441/.771 .568/.875 .861 81/.872 6/0 13/7
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 6/.334 4/1.000 9/.985 15/.641 1/.000 4/.500 5/.650 6/.666 10/1.200 9/.944 2/1.000 3/.000 624/390 .299/.355/.424/.779 .650/.855 .790 53/.798 52/4 8/3
5.Gomes G/S/vP 7/.971 5/1.000 ··· 10/.533 1/no AB ··· 3/2.334 8/.821 6/.167 ··· 1/.000 ··· 351/169 .238/.339/.416/.755 .765/.744 .731 68/.717 1/0 12/1
26.Holt* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 72/60 .203/.275/.237/.513 .384/.536 .576 / 1/0 0/2
20.Lavarnway G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 ··· 2/.000 1/2.000 1/no AB ··· 1/.000 2/1.000 ··· ··· ··· 76/47 .310/.342/.451/.793 .775/.804 1.143 11/1.273 0/0 1/1
10.McDonald G/S/vP 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 6/.666 ··· ··· ··· 71/50 .094/.171/.156/.328 .143/.401 .307 8/.250 0/0 1/4
16.Middlebrooks G/S/vP 4/1.167 3/.000 3/.666 2/2.500 1/5.000 2/.000 3/.666 ··· 3/1.667 ··· 1/3.000 2/.000 340/229 .236/.283/.433/.716 .804/.674 .670 78/.754 2/1 15/9
12.Napoli G/S/vP 9/.778 6/.834 5/.650 7/1.143 1/no AB 3/2.667 2/.000 7/.429 3/.333 1/.000 3/.000 4/1.833 559/386 .258/.354/.482/.837 .909/.804 .819 87/1.220 1/1 23/6
29.Nava# G/S/vP 6/.500 3/.000 4/.250 6/.333 ··· 3/.666 7/.000 1/2.000 3/1.667 2/1.500 ··· ··· 506/378 .298/.384/.441/.825 .640/.887 .867 76/.903 0/2 11/4
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 7/1.262 3/1.667 12/1.417 15/.354 ··· ··· 2/2.000 13/1.385 21/1.103 8/.875 5/.400 ··· 570/363 .307/.393/.559/.952 .731/1.084 .924 101/.860 4/0 28/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 10/1.200 8/1.042 9/1.301 19/1.000 1/.000 3/1.667 2/1.000 12/.166 11/.955 10/1.250 4/1.750 2/1.000 695/482 .299/.371/.416/.787 .920/.729 .872 111/.829 17/5 9/5
3.Ross G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 5/.200 ··· ··· ··· 109/53 .200/.290/.368/.658 .745/.566 .685 30/.603 1/0 4/1
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP 5/1.000 3/2.000 9/.476 8/.000 ··· 2/1.500 6/.167 5/.400 8/1.225 5/1.800 2/.500 2/.000 451/318 .264/.333/.451/.783 .601/.857 .829 56/.746 4/1 13/6
23.Snyder G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 47/18 .196/.213/.391/.604 .931/.056 .767 3/.000 0/0 2/1
18.Victorino# G/S/vP 6/.733 1/2.000 ··· 8/.000 1/.000 3/.666 2/1.000 4/.833 8/1.232 2/2.000 2/.000 2/1.000 510/228 .295/.353/.453/.806 .866/.710 .861 92/1.063 21/3 14/3
IP 131.0 55.2 2.0 50.2 3.2 26.0 67.2 22.1 47.0 3.0 21.0 36.0 TOTAL .275/.349/.444/.793 .748/.816 .824 .861 119/19 167/77
ERA-K/9 4.47/6.3 3.40/13.1 4.50/13.5 2.66/8.3 2.45/9.7 3.46/3.5 2.53/7.0 2.42/8.5 3.83/7.1 6.00/12.0 1.71/8.6 3.00/7.8 4.26/7.5

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Lavarnway (24-6-6)
 Ross (19-10-1)
 Saltalamacchia (84-23-7)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 563/.273 244/.242 11/.333 203/.204 20/.313 108/.267 275/.260 102/.205 196/.257 13/.182 75/.130 149/.248 .259  Victorino
 Nava
 Gomes
 Ellsbury
 Bradley
 Berry
 Snyder
 McDonald
 Carp
0/11/107/10
60/1/64/5
94/0/4/5
0/131/0/3
14/14/2/1
4/3/2/0
1/0/0/0
1/0/0/0
38/0/2/0
OPS .774 .708 .788 .568 .950 .794 .672 .655 .756 .490 .405 .711 .751
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 314/.831 114/.747 5/.650 126/.623 7/.452 61/.700 109/.495 50/.732 76/.970 6/.667 26/.328 62/.706 .766
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 249/.705 130/.676 6/.900 77/.476 13/1.238 47/.906 166/.782 52/.577 120/.611 7/.286 49/.445 87/.715 .738
Road 296/.742 125/.666 4/2.000 83/.436 6/.900 57/.744 133/.668 42/.499 103/.770 3/.667 36/.328 72/.594
Last 28d days 87/.500 28/1.116 11/.788 39/.622 13/.825 44/.709 25/.735 26/.737 16/.450 13/.490 23/.043 25/.916
HR/SB/CS 19/3/1 4/5/2 0/1/0 3/0/2 1/3/0 3/1/0 5/3/7 2/2/1 6/3/2 0/0/0 1/5/0 5/0/1 182/85/29
Usage ·····X·· ·X····X· ····X··· o·o··o·· o····o·o ····X··· ·o···o·· ·o····X· ·o····X· o······X o·o···oo ·····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.