Here’s a look at the playoff experience of the Red Sox:
66 games: David Ortiz. He’s a .283 hitter in the postseason with 12 homers and 47 RBIs. His 57 postseason games for the Red Sox are second only to Jason Varitek’s team-record 63.
46 games: Shane Victorino. The Flyin’ Hawaiian played plenty of October games for the Phillies. He’s a .269 hitter in the postseason with six homers and 30 RBIs.
32 games: Mike Napoli. He has been to the postseason six times in eight seasons and hit .272.
28 games: Dustin Pedroia. He has hit a modest .252 in the postseason and is 5 of his last 27.
22 games: Jacoby Ellsbury: Since bursting onto the scene in 2007, he has hit .261 in the postseason. Seeking his first home run.
14 games: John Lackey. The righthander was a regular visitor to the postseason with the Angels, going 3-4 with a 3.12 ERA,
12 games: Stephen Drew. He has hit .320 in the postseason with an .898 OPS.
11 games: Quintin Berry: He played a lot for Detroit last season, but was 5 for 26.
8 games: Jon Lester and Franklin Morales. Lester is 2-3, 2.57 in six starts and two relief spots. Who knew Morales had so much experience? The lefty actually had two starts and six relief appearances for the Rockies.
6 games: David Ross. The reliable catcher is 3 for 7 with a homer in the playoffs.
4 games: Koji Uehara. He went 2.1 innings and allowed five earned runs for Texas.
3 games: Jonny Gomes. He has helped teams get to the postseason but has played only three games and is 0 for 7.
2 games: Ryan Dempster and Jake Peavy. Dempster had one start and one relief appearance back when the Cubs made the playoffs in 2007 and ’08. Peavy was 0-2, 12.10 in two starts for the Padres.
1 game: Clay Buchholz. He had a five-inning start in 2009 against the Angels.
0 games: Xander Bogaerts, Craig Breslow, Mike Carp, Felix Doubront, Will Middlebrooks, Daniel Nava, Jarrod Saltalamacchia, Junichi Tazawa, Brandon Workman