From the Maniacal One . . .

This week’s obscure but telling facts from statistician Chuck Waseleski of Millers Falls (through Friday):


Mike Napoli is batting .169 with two strikes.


The Red Sox are 8-2 when Stephen Drew hits a home run.



Opponents are hitting .213 against John Lackey after a first-pitch strike.


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Opponents are hitting .215 against Craig Breslow with runners on base.


Stephen Drew is batting .298 with two outs and runners in scoring position.