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Saturday Stats – Toronto vs Boston

Saturday, June 29th, 2013 by

Red Sox vs Blue Jays in this weeks stat injection

The league leading Red Sox face the league worst Toronto Blue Jays over the weekend and here is the round-up of the Saturday stats you need to know:

  • Going into tonight’s game Boston have a 7-4 record against Toronto this season.

  • Four Red Sox players have a .500 batting average against the Jay’s Saturday night starter Esmil Rogers – Stephen Drew, Mike Napoli, Jonny Gomes and Dustin Pedroia

  • Boston are one victory away from 50 wins

  • Toronto are currently one game under .500

  • Koji Uehara has successfully closed three straight games and figures to be unavailable on Saturday

  • In his last five games Andrew Bailey has three blown saves and a 16.62 ERA

  • Ryan Dempster will go for win number six on Sunday when he faces off against Mark Buehrle

  • Dempster is 3-3 in his last six starts, reducing his ERA by .54 over that spell

  • Jose Iglesias’ hot June continues, he’s hitting .410 with 8 strikeouts and 8 walks – still maintaining  a .400+ BABIP
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