This week’s obscure but telling facts from statistician Chuck Waseleski of Millers Falls (through Friday):
Dustin Pedroia is batting .340 with the tying or go-ahead run on base.
Dustin Pedroia has driven in Jacoby Ellsbury 22 times.
Mike Carp is hitting .340 against AL East opponents.
The Red Sox are 12-13 in the first games of series.
Red Sox relievers have a 3.52 ERA in save situations, 4.00 in non-save situations.