ALDS Game One: Lackey vs. Lester Pre-Game Notes

Amanda BrunoCorrespondent IOctober 8, 2009

NEW YORK - AUGUST 09:  Jon Lester #31 of the Boston Red Sox delivers to the plate in the first inning against the New York Yankees during their game on August 9, 2009 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx Borough of New York City.  (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)
Here are some background numbers of tonight's starters for Game One of the American League Division Series between the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and the Boston Red Sox.
2009 regular season stats
11-8 record, 3.83 ERA, 27 games, 176.1 IP, 177 hits, 84 runs, 75 ER, 17 HR, 47 BB, 139 strikeouts
Postseason career (four seasons, seven series)
2-3 (0-2 against Boston), 3.39 ERA, 11 games (9 starts), 58.1 IP, 56 hits, 22 ER, 4 HR, 22 BB, 39 SO

2009 regular season
15-8 record, 3.41 ERA, 32 games, 203.1 IP, 186 hits, 80 runs, 77 ER, 20 HR, 64 BB, 225 strikeouts
Postseason career (two seasons, four series)
2-2 (1-0 against LAA) 2.25 ERA, 7 games (5 game starts), 36 IP, 30 hits, 11 runs, 9 ER, 4 HR, 9 BB, 34 SO

Game time is scheduled for 9:37 p.m. on TBS. Don Orsillo (NESN) and Buck Martinez get the call in the broadcasters booth with Sports Illustrated writer Tom Verducci as the field reporter.
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