This week’s obscure but telling facts from statistician Chuck Waseleski of Millers Falls (through Friday):
Jose Iglesias is batting .404 with runners on base.
Opponents are hitting .289 against Jon Lester with two outs, .346 with two outs and runners in scoring position.
Dustin Pedroia is batting .361 with 14 RBIs in the first inning. The Red Sox are 19-7 when they score in the first inning.
Allen Webster’s ERA in the first inning is 18.00. Opponents are hitting .450 against him in the first.