This week’s obscure but telling facts from statistician Chuck Waseleski of Millers Falls (through Friday):
David Ortiz is batting .417 against lefthanders at Fenway Park.
Dustin Pedroia is hitting .298 with two strikes on him, .304 after 0-and-2 counts.
Jon Lester’s ERA is 2.32 when he retires the leadoff batter, 8.44 when the leadoff batter reaches base.
No. 9 batters have hit seven home runs against Red Sox pitchers.
Daniel Nava is batting .405 with the tying or go-ahead run on base.
Jose Iglesias is 18 for 28 (.643) when the Red Sox are trailing.