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Game Preview: BOS @ TOR, 1:07pm, Sunday, April 27, 2014 @Rogers Centre

Red Sox, 12-13, 12-13 3rd, 2½ GB, 2 GB in WC

SP: Jon Lester (30, LHP, 2-3, 2.67)

2014 Gamelogs / 2014 Splits / vs. TOR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2014 (2-3) 33.2 37 17 10 8 36 2 2.67
2013 (15-8) 213.1 209 94 89 67 177 19 3.75
2012 (9-14) 205.1 216 117 110 68 166 25 4.82
Last 7 GS 3-3 45.2 51 22 15 12 48 3 2.96 54
2014-04-22 NYY L 4.2 11 8 3 4 7 0 118 23
2014-04-17 @CHW W 8.0 7 1 1 0 9 0 112 73
2014-04-11 @NYY W 6.2 6 2 2 2 6 1 113 58
2014-04-06 MIL L 7.1 7 4 2 1 6 0 108 57
2014-03-31 @BAL L 7.0 6 2 2 1 8 1 104 64
2013-09-28 @BAL ND 5.0 9 4 4 2 4 1 97 35
2013-09-20 TOR W 7.0 5 1 1 2 8 0 123 69
Last 5 v.TOR 3-0 35.1 23 14 12 9 26 1 3.06 61
2013-09-20 TOR W 7.0 5 1 1 2 8 0 123 69
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
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    5-8    Road:    7-5    ExtrInn: 1-1 
 vsRHP:   6-10   vsLHP:   6-3    1-Run:   3-5 
 vsEast:  8-8    vsCntrl: 2-1    vsWest:  2-1  IL: 0-3 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 25 Sat, Apr 26  @TOR  W   7-6       12-13  3rd  2.5 gb
 24 Fri, Apr 25  @TOR  W   8-1       11-13  4th  2.5 gb
 23 Thu, Apr 24   NYY  L   5-14      10-13  5th  3.5 gb
 22 Wed, Apr 23   NYY  W   5-1       10-12  5th  2.5 gb
 21 Tue, Apr 22   NYY  L   3-9        9-12  5th  3.5 gb
 20 Mon, Apr 21   BAL  L   6-7        9-11  5th  2.5 gb
 19 Sun, Apr 20   BAL  W   6-5        9-10  3rd  2.0 gb
 18 Sat, Apr 19   BAL  W   4-2        8-10  5th  2.0 gb
 17 Fri, Apr 18   BAL  L   4-8        7-10  5th  3.0 gb
 16 Thu, Apr 17  @CHW  W   3-1        7-9   4th  3.0 gb
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:12-13
Blue Jays, 11-13, 11-13 4th, 3 GB, 2½ GB in WC

SP: R.A. Dickey (39, RHP, 1-3, 5.90)

2014 Gamelogs / 2014 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2014 (1-3) 29.0 29 19 19 18 24 3 5.90
2013 (14-13) 224.2 207 113 105 71 177 35 4.21
2012 (20-6) 233.2 192 78 71 54 230 24 2.73
Last 7 GS 2-4 44.1 40 26 26 20 38 7 5.28 50
2014-04-22 BAL ND 6.0 6 3 3 3 6 1 99 51
2014-04-17 @MIN L 4.1 7 5 5 5 4 0 112 28
2014-04-10 HOU L 7.0 6 5 5 3 4 2 112 46
2014-04-05 NYY W 6.2 5 0 0 1 6 0 108 69
2014-03-31 @TBR L 5.0 5 6 6 6 4 0 88 31
2013-09-27 TBR W 7.1 5 2 2 1 3 2 95 62
2013-09-22 @BOS L 8.0 6 5 5 1 11 2 110 60
Last 5 v.BOS 1-3 32.1 36 20 19 11 27 7 5.29 47
2013-09-22 @BOS L 8.0 6 5 5 1 11 2 110 60
2013-04-07 BOS L 4.2 10 8 7 2 5 2 100 17
2008-07-22 BOS L 6.0 9 4 4 3 0 1 105 35
2004-05-02 BOS W 8.2 4 1 1 4 5 0 131 73
2003-07-29 BOS ND 5.0 7 2 2 1 6 2 97 50
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    4-7    Road:    7-6    ExtrInn: 0-1 
 vsRHP:   9-10   vsLHP:   2-3    1-Run:   1-2 
 vsEast:  6-9    vsCntrl: 3-3    vsWest:  2-1  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 24 Sat, Apr 26   BOS  L   6-7       11-13  4th  3.0 gb
 23 Fri, Apr 25   BOS  L   1-8       11-12  3rd  2.0 gb
 22 Thu, Apr 24   BAL  L   4-11      11-11  3rd  2.0 gb
 21 Wed, Apr 23   BAL  L   8-10      11-10  2nd  1.0 gb
 20 Tue, Apr 22   BAL  W   9-3       11-9   2nd  1.0 gb
 19 Sun, Apr 20  @CLE  L   4-6       10-9   2nd  1.0 gb
 18 Sat, Apr 19  @CLE  W   5-0       10-8   1st    Tied
 17 Fri, Apr 18  @CLE  W   3-2        9-8   2nd  1.0 gb
 16 Thu, Apr 17  @MIN  L   5-9        8-8   2nd  2.0 gb
 15 Thu, Apr 17  @MIN  L   0-7        8-7   2nd  2.0 gb
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 9-11   Last 30:11-13
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sat, Apr 26, 2014 BOS  7 @TOR  6        W:Clay Buchholz (1-2), L: Brandon Morrow (1-2), S: Koji Uehara (5)
Fri, Apr 25, 2014 BOS  8 @TOR  1        W:Jake Peavy (1-0), L: Mark Buehrle (4-1), S: none

Sun, Sep 22, 2013 BOS  5  TOR  2        W:Felix Doubront (11-6), L: R.A. Dickey (13-13), S: Koji Uehara (21)
Sat, Sep 21, 2013 TOR  4 @BOS  2        W:Mark Buehrle (12-9), L: Clay Buchholz (11-1), S: Casey Janssen (33)
Fri, Sep 20, 2013 BOS  6  TOR  3        W:Jon Lester (15-8), L: Esmil Rogers (5-8), S: Koji Uehara (20)
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
Season Series: 2014 - BOS over 2-0; 2013 - BOS won 11-8; 2012 - TOR won 11-7; All-Time - BOS leads 301-241

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 2014 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 2013 season

NOTE: Team stats shown are for the 2014 season. Player Stats for the 2013 season. We will switch to 2014 stats on May 1st.

Red Sox Batters (4.16 RS/G) vs. Blue Jays Pitchers (4.71 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 43.Dickey
G/S/vB
27.Cecil*
G/S/vB
50.Delabar
G/S/vB
48.Happ*
G/S/vB
36.Hutchison
G/S/vB
64.Jenkins
G/S/vB
62.Loup*
G/S/vB
58.Redmond
G/S/vB
32.Rogers
G/S/vB
21.Santos
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
2.Bogaerts G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 50/32 .250/.320/.364/.684 1.089/.463 .759 98/.761 1/0 1/0
25.Bradley* G/S/vP 6/1.133 2/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 2/1.000 2/.000 1/3.000 1/.000 1/.000 107/78 .189/.280/.337/.617 .327/.722 .651 83/.675 2/0 3/1
37.Carp* G/S/vP 3/.000 6/.833 3/.333 2/2.000 ··· 4/.750 2/.000 ··· 2/.500 1/.000 243/215 .296/.362/.523/.885 .745/.904 .916 35/.637 1/0 9/2
5.Gomes G/S/vP 2/.000 11/1.852 5/1.000 16/.480 ··· ··· 3/2.334 1/.000 7/.971 1/.000 366/176 .247/.344/.426/.771 .795/.745 .811 64/.743 1/0 13/1
10.Herrera# G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· 2/.000 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 ··· 2/1.000 ··· 215/161 .292/.336/.364/.701 .564/.747 .686 39/.471 3/2 1/5
16.Middlebrooks G/S/vP 6/2.167 4/2.083 4/.000 4/.250 ··· 5/1.000 4/.500 3/.000 5/.900 1/3.000 374/255 .227/.271/.425/.696 .782/.656 .741 24/1.042 3/1 17/10
12.Napoli G/S/vP 9/1.069 16/.792 6/.834 4/.750 3/.667 4/2.000 2/.000 3/.000 11/.920 3/.000 578/400 .259/.360/.482/.842 .899/.816 .866 102/.947 1/1 23/6
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 14/1.179 24/.783 3/1.667 3/.333 3/.000 2/.000 2/2.000 3/.333 9/1.389 6/.333 600/384 .309/.395/.564/.959 .733/1.092 .990 103/.819 4/0 30/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 13/.398 18/1.189 8/1.042 7/1.000 ··· 5/1.400 3/.666 5/.900 12/1.250 5/1.400 724/504 .301/.372/.415/.787 .937/.722 .712 111/.696 17/5 9/5
40.Pierzynski* G/S/vP 13/1.212 8/.500 3/.000 ··· ··· 3/1.666 3/.333 1/3.000 5/.400 ··· 529/353 .272/.297/.425/.722 .718/.724 .714 73/.729 1/1 17/2
3.Ross G/S/vP 5/.400 1/no AB ··· 4/.250 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 116/55 .216/.298/.382/.681 .804/.544 .677 28/.686 1/0 4/1
38.Sizemore* G/S/vP 2/3.000 14/.297 ··· ··· ··· 1/3.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· / /// / 76/.672 / /
18.Victorino# G/S/vP 27/.736 9/1.334 1/2.000 6/1.000 ··· 4/.500 2/1.000 5/.900 6/.733 4/.000 532/344 .294/.351/.451/.801 .861/.769 .755 16/.454 21/3 15/3
IP 224.2 60.2 58.2 92.2 33.1 69.1 77.0 137.2 25.2 TOTAL .243/.333/.385/.718 .715/.720 .706 .718 9/7 22/19
ERA-K/9 4.21/7.1 2.82/10.4 3.22/12.6 4.56/7.5 /0.0 2.70/4.1 2.47/6.9 4.32/8.9 4.77/6.3 1.75/9.8 4.60/8.5

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Pierzynski (49-24-6)
 Ross (19-13-2)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 943/.242 250/.201 253/.231 415/.250 / 132/.250 282/.258 324/.239 598/.279 90/.131 .259  Victorino
 Gomes
 Bradley
 Herrera
 Carp
0/15/110/10
98/0/4/5
14/19/2/1
2/0/0/0
41/0/2/0
OPS .728 .594 .680 .734 .734 .670 .757 .799 .393 .778
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 511/.766 123/.458 119/.712 116/.802 / 75/.680 113/.506 174/.724 337/.854 37/.312 .826
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 432/.682 127/.736 134/.654 299/.708 / 57/.799 169/.777 150/.794 261/.731 53/.449 .728
Home 495/.773 132/.639 122/.732 209/.704 / 53/.877 144/.665 176/.588 267/.809 48/.485
Last 28d days 132/.804 44/.646 33/.435 21/.800 112/.762 9/2.000 45/.443 70/.766 61/.948 38/.828
HR/SB/CS 35/8/3 4/6/2 4/5/2 10/9/0 // 3/1/0 5/3/7 13/8/0 21/3/1 1/5/0 21/23/5
Usage ····X··· o·o·o·o· o···o··· ···X··o· ··X····· X······· o··o··X· ·XoX···· ··X·X··X X··o····

NOTE: Team stats shown are for the 2014 season. Player Stats for the 2013 season. We will switch to 2014 stats on May 1st.

Blue Jays Batters (4.42 RS/G) vs. Red Sox Pitchers (4.52 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 31.Lester*
G/S/vB
35.Badenhop
G/S/vB
32.Breslow*
G/S/vB
55.Capuano*
G/S/vB
30.Miller*
G/S/vB
54.Mujica
G/S/vB
36.Tazawa
G/S/vB
19.Uehara
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
19.Bautista G/S/vP 64/.778 3/.333 3/1.000 21/1.309 3/.000 2/1.000 5/1.850 10/1.300 528/416 .259/.358/.498/.856 .910/.842 .983 108/1.077 7/2 28/5
53.Cabrera# G/S/vP 37/.603 3/.666 8/.542 4/.000 16/.321 6/1.000 6/.667 5/.000 372/268 .279/.322/.360/.682 .595/.717 .724 113/.913 2/2 3/1
1.Diaz G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 4/3 .000/.000/.000/.000 .000/.000 .000 37/.531 0/0 0/0
10.Encarnacion G/S/vP 40/.747 6/.833 2/2.500 20/.726 8/1.250 3/1.334 9/1.158 6/.666 621/492 .272/.370/.534/.904 .859/.916 .835 103/.672 7/1 36/8
47.Francisco* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 3/.000 1/5.000 1/.000 385/351 .227/.296/.422/.719 .425/.748 .652 28/1.095 0/2 18/17
17.Goins* G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 121/77 .252/.264/.345/.609 .576/.628 .589 66/.420 0/0 2/1
13.Lawrie G/S/vP 28/.570 1/5.000 2/2.500 2/1.500 5/1.400 1/no AB 10/.347 3/.666 442/338 .254/.315/.397/.712 .613/.742 .742 99/.552 9/5 11/12
30.Navarro# G/S/vP 27/.573 5/1.550 4/.250 ··· 4/.500 6/.334 1/2.000 4/1.750 266/195 .300/.365/.492/.856 1.123/.764 1.008 87/.728 0/1 13/5
28.Rasmus* G/S/vP 15/.400 4/1.750 4/.000 4/.500 8/.250 5/1.400 5/.400 3/.000 458/326 .276/.338/.501/.840 .712/.893 .913 91/.630 0/1 22/4
7.Reyes# G/S/vP 17/.181 8/1.125 6/1.500 25/.781 11/.697 10/.522 5/1.650 4/.500 419/318 .296/.353/.427/.780 .705/.804 .844 34/.579 15/6 10/9
14.Sierra G/S/vP 6/.333 3/.333 ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 1/.000 122/84 .290/.369/.458/.827 .786/.845 1.060 28/.181 1/0 1/2
22.Thole* G/S/vP ··· 4/.000 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 135/109 .175/.256/.242/.497 .477/.502 .433 20/1.129 0/0 1/3
IP 213.1 62.1 59.2 105.2 30.2 64.2 68.1 74.1 TOTAL .249/.323/.404/.727 .642/.750 .809 .727 8/3 29/8
ERA-K/9 3.75/7.5 3.47/6.1 1.81/5.0 4.26/6.9 2.64/14.1 2.78/6.4 3.16/9.5 1.09/12.2 3.80/8.4

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Navarro (37-13-5)
 Thole (22-8-9)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 903/.253 254/.266 237/.228 457/.295 135/.217 255/.245 284/.265 265/.130 .271  Bautista
 Cabrera
 Rasmus
 Sierra
0/0/109/8
77/0/0/3
0/114/0/1
2/0/29/0
OPS .703 .694 .635 .781 .624 .674 .741 .400 .743
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 198/.670 91/.918 102/.704 118/.566 62/.725 114/.659 129/.790 137/.338 .745
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 705/.712 163/.574 135/.581 339/.858 73/.526 141/.687 155/.700 128/.466 .740
Road 547/.732 106/.648 118/.502 196/.660 74/.635 126/.844 155/.740 128/.343
Last 28d days 141/.723 66/.869 30/.888 53/.365 38/.449 41/.889 45/.653 38/.561
HR/SB/CS 19/12/4 6/3/4 3/1/3 11/2/1 3/2/1 9/2/2 9/3/2 5/1/1 23/18/5
Usage ····X··· ··X··X·· ··X··X·· Xo··X·X· ·X···oo· ··X·X·o· X···o·oo X··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.