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Game Preview: BOS @ BAL, 7:05pm, Saturday, September 8, 2007 @Oriole Park at Camden Yards

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Boston Red Sox, 86-56, 1st, 6½ up

SP: Daisuke Matsuzaka (26, RHP, 14-11, 4.11)

   2007 Gamelogs / 2007 Splits / vs. BAL Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2007 (14-11)          181.2 169  83  83  67 177 21    4.11      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         2-4  44    44  25  25  18  41  7    5.11   50 
 2007-09-03    TOR   W   5.1  10   7   7   1   3  1      98   22 
 2007-08-28    NYY   L   6.1   6   5   5   3   2  2     110   40 
 2007-08-22    TBD   L   6     2   2   2   4   8  1     111   64 
 2007-08-15    TBD   L   6     8   6   6   3   5  0     101   34 
 2007-08-10    BAL  ND   7     4   1   1   4   7  0     113   68 
 2007-08-04    SEA   W   7     6   2   2   2  10  2     113   65 
 2007-07-29    TBD   L   6.1   8   2   2   1   6  1     113   54 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.BAL      0-0   7     4   1   1   4   7  0    1.29   68 
 2007-08-10    BAL  ND   7     4   1   1   4   7  0     113   68 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   44-25   Road:   42-31   ExtrInn: 2-5 
 vsRHP:  62-35   vsLHP:  24-21   1-Run:  20-21
 vsEast: 36-22   vsCntrl:20-11   vsWest: 18-17 IL:12-6 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
142 Fri, Sep  7  @BAL  W   4-0       86-56  1st  6.5 up
141 Thu, Sep  6  @BAL  W   7-6       85-56  1st  6.5 up
140 Wed, Sep  5   TOR  L   4-6       84-56  1st  6.0 up
139 Tue, Sep  4   TOR  W   5-3       84-55  1st  7.0 up
138 Mon, Sep  3   TOR  W  13-10      83-55  1st  7.0 up
137 Sun, Sep  2   BAL  W   3-2       82-55  1st  6.0 up
136 Sat, Sep  1   BAL  W  10-0       81-55  1st  5.0 up
135 Fri, Aug 31   BAL  L   8-9       80-55  1st  5.0 up
134 Thu, Aug 30  @NYY  L   0-5       80-54  1st  5.0 up
133 Wed, Aug 29  @NYY  L   3-4       80-53  1st  6.0 up
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:13-7    Last 30:18-12
Baltimore Orioles, 60-80, 4th, 25 GB, 18½ GB in WC

SP: Jon Leicester (28, RHP, 0-1, 12.60)

   2007 Gamelogs / 2007 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2007 (0-1)              5     4   7   7   5   3  0   12.60      
 2005 (0-2)              9    11  10   9   9   7  2    9.00      
 2004 (5-1)             41.2  40  20  18  15  35  7    3.89      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         0-0   3     5   4   4   1   3  2   12.00   35 
 2005-05-09    NYM  ND   3     5   4   4   1   3  2      59   35 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.BOS    Has never faced BOS.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   30-39   Road:   30-41   ExtrInn: 7-7 
 vsRHP:  41-57   vsLHP:  19-23   1-Run:  11-27
 vsEast: 29-29   vsCntrl:15-19   vsWest: 10-20 IL: 6-12

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
140 Fri, Sep  7   BOS  L   0-4       60-80  4th 25.0 gb
139 Thu, Sep  6   BOS  L   6-7       60-79  4th 24.0 gb
138 Wed, Sep  5  @TBD  L   2-17      60-78  4th 23.0 gb
137 Tue, Sep  4  @TBD  W   8-4       60-77  4th 23.0 gb
136 Mon, Sep  3  @TBD  L   7-9       59-77  4th 23.0 gb
135 Sun, Sep  2  @BOS  L   2-3       59-76  4th 22.0 gb
134 Sat, Sep  1  @BOS  L   0-10      59-75  4th 21.0 gb
133 Fri, Aug 31  @BOS  W   9-8       59-74  4th 20.0 gb
132 Thu, Aug 30   TBD  L   6-8       58-74  4th 21.0 gb
131 Wed, Aug 29   TBD  L   4-5 (12)  58-73  4th 21.0 gb
 Last 10: 2-8    Last 20: 4-16   Last 30: 8-22
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Fri, Sep 07, 2007 BOS  4 @BAL  0    W:Jon Lester (4-0), L: Daniel Cabrera (9-15), S: none
Thu, Sep 06, 2007 BOS  7 @BAL  6    W:Clay Buchholz (3-0), L: Danys Baez (0-6), S: Jonathan Papelbon (34)
Sun, Sep 02, 2007 BOS  3  BAL  2    W:Jon Lester (3-0), L: Daniel Cabrera (9-14), S: Jonathan Papelbon (31)
Sat, Sep 01, 2007 BOS 10  BAL  0    W:Clay Buchholz (2-0), L: Garrett Olson (1-3), S: none
Fri, Aug 31, 2007 BAL  9 @BOS  8    W:Kurt Birkins (1-1), L: Julian Tavarez (7-10), S: Danys Baez (3)
Sun, Aug 12, 2007 BAL  6  BOS  3 (10)   W:Chad Bradford (1-4), L: Kyle Snyder (2-3), S: none
Sat, Aug 11, 2007 BOS  6 @BAL  2    W:Josh Beckett (15-5), L: Garrett Olson (1-1), S: Jonathan Papelbon (27)
Fri, Aug 10, 2007 BAL  6  BOS  5    W:James Hoey (1-0), L: Hideki Okajima (3-1), S: none
Thu, Aug 02, 2007 BOS  7  BAL  4    W:Tim Wakefield (13-9), L: Rob Bell (3-2), S: none
Wed, Aug 01, 2007 BOS  5  BAL  4    W:Javier Lopez (2-1), L: John Parrish (2-2), S: Jonathan Papelbon (24)
Season Series: 2007 - BOS leads 11-5; 2006 - BOS won 15-3; 2005 - BOS won 10-8; All-Time - BOS leads 1103-910

Key for Batter vs. Pitcher Grids on the next pageKey for Batter vs. Pitcher Grids Below

Batter vs. Pitcher totals are career totals. All others are year-to-date.

PA - Plate Appearances (AB+BB+HBP+SH+SF+CI)
BF - Batters Faced
BA - Batting Average
OBP - On-Base Percentage
SLG - Slugging Percentage
Last 28d - PA and OPS in the last 28 days.
SB/CS - Stolen Bases and Caught Stealing
HR/E - Home Runs and Errors Made
ERA-K/9 - Earned Run Average and SO per 9 IP
Total - Team totals for those categories.
Usage - See the note below the grid.
OPS - On-Base Percentage + Slugging Percentage (a good single number for measuring a player's hitting, avg. is .750 or so)
RA/G & RS/G - Runs scored and allowed per game.
PA/vRH - Plate Appearances overall/PA's vs. Right-handed Pitchers
Catcher Def. - Catcher Defense with each catcher's Stolen Bases, Caught Stealings, and Passed Balls allowed.
G/S/vB or G/S/vP - Links to the player's 2007 gamelogs, splits, or career batter vs. pitcher results
vLH/vRH - OPS vs. left-handed pitchers and vs. right-handed pitchers
Hm or Rd, Home or Road - OPS or OPS allowed in home or road games.
OF G: LF / CF / RF - A - Outfielders with the games played by position and their total number of assists
vs LHB - Batters faced and OPS allowed against left-handed batters
vs RHB - Batters faced and OPS allowed against right-handed batters
HR/SB/CS - Pitcher's Home Runs, Stolen Bases and Caught Stealings allowed

MLB Best, Middle, Worst

Stat

Best

Middle

Worst

RS/G

NYY  5.89

BAL  4.63

WSN  3.98

RA/G

BOS  4.01

COL  4.76

TBD  5.90

BA

J. Keppinger  .356

D. Young  .293

J. LaRue  .145

OBP

B. Bonds  .483

J. Reyes  .365

J. LaRue  .241

SLG

A. Rodriguez  .651

J. Gomes  .475

N. Punto  .254

OPS

A. Rodriguez  1.069

X. Nady  .833

J. LaRue  .518

ERA

J. Peavy  2.43

J. Shields  4.01

A. Eaton  6.28

K/9IP

E. Bedard  10.93

G. Meche  6.37

S. Trachsel  2.94

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Boston Red Sox Batters (5.34 RS/G) vs. Baltimore Orioles Pitchers (5.14 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 52.Leicester
G/S/vB
28.Baez
G/S/vB
30.Bell
G/S/vB
25.Birkins*
G/S/vB
53.Bradford
G/S/vB
56.Burres*
G/S/vB
23.Cabrera
G/S/vB
38.Cherry
G/S/vB
12.Hoey
G/S/vB
52.Leicester
G/S/vB
32.Walker*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
36.Cash G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 5/1.400 2/.000 2/1.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 24/9 .105/.292/.158/.450 .354/.611 .767 24/.450 0/0 0/1
11.Clayton G/S/vP 2/1.000 12/.733 8/.500 ··· 5/.400 1/2.000 2/1.500 ··· ··· 2/1.000 2/1.000 210/147 .254/.304/.344/.648 .633/.655 .675 0/ 2/1 1/7
13.Cora* G/S/vP 2/.000 3/1.667 1/2.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 3/.000 212/188 .245/.298/.378/.675 .467/.704 .761 38/.500 1/1 2/4
10.Crisp# G/S/vP 1/no AB 5/2.000 7/1.286 1/2.000 5/1.350 6/.533 2/.000 1/.000 1/2.000 1/no AB 10/.900 536/380 .270/.333/.389/.722 .765/.705 .691 101/.644 23/5 6/1
7.Drew* G/S/vP 2/.500 ··· 6/1.900 ··· 5/.650 1/3.000 ··· 1/.000 2/.500 2/.500 5/.400 476/354 .252/.353/.378/.731 .631/.766 .732 91/.689 2/2 7/6
46.Ellsbury* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 1/3.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 41/34 .444/.488/.750/1.238 .619/1.363 2.000 23/1.522 4/0 2/0
12.Hinske* G/S/vP ··· 11/.586 17/1.162 1/.000 6/.834 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 12/.606 172/153 .217/.343/.427/.770 .868/.757 .588 37/.830 3/0 5/3
32.Kielty# G/S/vP ··· 7/.400 8/.375 2/.000 1/no AB 1/.000 3/2.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 6/.533 77/26 .250/.299/.324/.622 .593/.669 .786 37/.749 0/0 1/0
25.Lowell G/S/vP 6/.167 6/.533 12/1.600 3/1.167 8/.375 5/1.100 ··· 2/1.500 3/.000 6/.167 1/.000 566/400 .327/.382/.508/.889 .887/.890 .792 119/.988 3/2 18/15
23.Lugo G/S/vP 1/2.000 8/.625 5/.400 4/1.833 9/.444 4/1.250 5/.000 2/1.500 2/.000 1/2.000 3/.000 555/393 .239/.296/.347/.642 .680/.627 .520 104/.739 28/6 6/17
28.Mirabelli G/S/vP ··· 4/.000 6/1.500 1/.000 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/.667 118/99 .219/.299/.390/.690 .771/.675 .700 6/1.100 0/0 5/1
44.Moss* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 15/10 .154/.267/.154/.421 .650/.311 .393 7/.452 0/0 0/0
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 3/.333 19/1.118 22/1.559 3/1.667 2/.000 7/.821 ··· 2/5.000 1/no AB 3/.333 15/1.534 579/388 .317/.432/.577/1.008 .778/1.128 1.001 120/1.075 3/0 27/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 3/1.000 4/.000 2/1.500 1/2.000 2/2.000 3/.666 2/.500 2/.000 1/.000 3/1.000 1/.000 491/324 .325/.392/.446/.838 .835/.840 .753 105/.809 5/1 6/5
24.Ramirez G/S/vP 1/no AB 21/.538 21/1.381 2/.500 15/1.266 5/.650 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/no AB 5/2.000 548/388 .292/.385/.495/.880 1.092/.796 .871 71/.750 0/0 20/2
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 1/no AB 12/1.278 15/1.015 1/.000 19/1.079 6/.500 1/no AB ··· 3/1.000 1/no AB 13/.581 446/315 .264/.365/.417/.782 .800/.775 .752 84/.883 1/1 13/6
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 2/2.000 4/.250 2/.000 2/.000 5/1.350 6/.900 1/.000 2/2.500 1/.000 2/2.000 1/.000 575/409 .291/.393/.462/.855 .836/.862 .900 113/.761 3/2 16/3
IP 5.0 48.0 36.0 23.1 55.2 100.0 37.0 19.2 13.1 5.0 51.1 TOTAL .279/.362/.441/.803 .801/.804 .773 75/21 140/73
ERA-K/9 12.60/5.4 6.38/5.4 7.75/5.0 7.71/7.3 3.56/4.4 5.85/7.4 5.84/10.7 4.58/8.2 11.48/6.8 12.60/5.4 2.98/6.1 4.99/7.0

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Cash (4-2-0)
 Mirabelli (32-9-5)
 Varitek (54-17-3)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 25/.235 220/.261 176/.338 106/.333 251/.301 451/.282 167/.289 87/.224 66/.294 25/.235 220/.256 .263  Ramirez
 Crisp
 Drew
 Moss
 Hinske
 Kielty
 Ellsbury
115/0/0/8
0/130/0/5
0/3/115/2
5/0/2/1
23/0/12/1
7/1/13/1
10/5/0/0
OPS .711 .809 .971 .896 .687 .812 .925 .758 .895 .711 .656 .754
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 12/.364 90/1.011 71/1.065 36/.913 75/.784 121/.899 72/1.230 25/.770 23/1.345 12/.364 107/.650 .817
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 13/.916 130/.673 105/.909 70/.887 176/.647 330/.780 95/.715 62/.753 43/.666 13/.916 113/.663 .715
Home 2/.000 127/.795 98/.937 43/.971 138/.792 206/.762 99/.826 59/.636 47/.875 2/.000 117/.684 .764
Last 28d days 14/.558 46/.985 71/1.221 38/.685 53/.892 76/1.112 10/1.067 21/1.000 60/.869 14/.558 36/.775
HR/SB/CS 0/1/0 7/6/0 7/5/0 2/1/0 0/3/1 12/10/5 8/4/3 3/1/0 2/2/0 0/1/0 3/2/1 139/92/27
Usage ···X·X·o ·X·o···o ··X····· ····X··X ·X·o···o ··X·X·X· ··X····· ·X··X·X· ·o··X··· ···X·X·o ·o·o·X·o
Baltimore Orioles Batters (4.59 RS/G) vs. Boston Red Sox Pitchers (3.98 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 18.Matsuzaka
G/S/vB
41.Corey
G/S/vB
17.Delcarmen
G/S/vB
83.Gagne
G/S/vB
46.Hansack
G/S/vB
48.Lopez*
G/S/vB
37.Okajima*
G/S/vB
58.Papelbon
G/S/vB
39.Snyder
G/S/vB
50.Timlin
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
9.Bako* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· 6/.666 166/139 .209/.285/.264/.548 .499/.558 .555 21/.343 0/1 1/4
3.Bynum* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 68/52 .277/.309/.492/.801 .842/.788 .600 18/.667 5/1 2/1
12.Fahey* G/S/vP ··· 2/.500 ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/1.500 ··· 1/.000 43/36 .220/.256/.293/.548 .000/.658 .742 3/.000 1/1 0/0
2.Hernandez G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 41/26 .308/.325/.359/.684 .742/.654 .842 3/.000 1/0 0/1
55.Hernandez G/S/vP 3/.666 1/no AB 3/1.167 5/.000 ··· 2/3.000 2/.000 4/.500 15/.600 12/1.017 347/252 .243/.326/.370/.696 .729/.684 .734 75/.515 1/2 8/7
40.House G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 20/11 .158/.200/.316/.516 .222/.773 .100 20/.516 0/0 1/0
19.Huff* G/S/vP 3/.333 ··· 3/.333 3/2.000 ··· 5/.800 3/.000 3/.000 6/.733 18/.745 523/394 .274/.325/.440/.765 .813/.749 .799 98/1.052 0/0 15/4
21.Markakis* G/S/vP 3/.000 3/.666 5/1.300 2/2.000 ··· 4/.000 5/.700 4/.000 4/.500 7/1.286 611/424 .297/.364/.468/.832 .783/.853 .842 116/.918 16/6 16/1
15.Millar G/S/vP 3/.333 2/.500 3/.000 10/.000 ··· 2/.500 3/.666 4/.000 8/2.214 7/1.238 471/325 .261/.372/.435/.806 .730/.841 .846 103/.810 0/1 15/1
63.Molina G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 22/10 .053/.095/.053/.148 .091/.211 .310 1/.000 0/0 0/0
43.Moore* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 12/12 .000/.000/.000/.000 /.000 .000 7/.000 0/0 0/0
6.Mora G/S/vP 3/.000 4/.000 5/.650 4/.833 2/.000 ··· 2/1.000 5/.000 5/.600 21/.838 451/337 .266/.334/.419/.753 .760/.750 .734 99/.586 9/2 13/10
17.Patterson* G/S/vP 3/.500 1/.000 2/.000 4/.750 2/.000 7/.286 4/1.167 4/.250 5/1.850 6/.000 503/346 .269/.304/.386/.690 .795/.644 .825 104/.701 37/9 8/3
16.Payton G/S/vP ··· 1/no AB 3/.000 8/.500 ··· 3/.000 3/.666 3/.666 6/.833 5/.000 409/289 .253/.292/.356/.648 .763/.601 .608 67/.561 4/2 5/6
13.Redman* G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· 1/2.000 5/.600 ··· 6/.167 ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 44/37 .357/.386/.452/.839 .143/.960 .871 44/.839 3/1 0/0
1.Roberts# G/S/vP 4/.833 3/1.000 2/.500 4/.750 2/.000 6/.334 3/1.000 5/.400 6/1.500 14/.721 624/434 .296/.384/.440/.824 .726/.864 .826 117/.631 41/7 10/6
10.Tejada G/S/vP 3/.666 3/.000 3/1.167 6/1.700 2/.000 1/.000 3/1.666 4/.250 16/.625 28/.769 475/353 .308/.363/.468/.830 .964/.784 .891 111/1.003 2/1 17/13
IP 181.2 1.0 35.2 43.1 4.2 36.2 65.1 51.1 50.2 46.2 TOTAL .271/.334/.410/.744 .757/.740 .766 120/36 120/69
ERA-K/9 4.11/8.8 0.00/0.0 2.52/8.3 3.74/8.7 7.71/5.7 3.19/5.1 1.79/8.0 1.58/13.5 3.55/6.4 3.47/4.2 3.81/7.0

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Bako (27-5-7)
 Hernandez (55-18-7)
 House (1-0-1)
 Molina (2-0-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 771/.246 3/.333 142/.198 183/.246 26/.318 153/.244 255/.190 197/.135 222/.225 187/.243 .247  Markakis
 Patterson
 Payton
 Bynum
 Millar
 Fahey
 Redman
0/0/139/10
0/132/0/8
108/17/4/3
14/4/0/0
3/0/0/0
3/0/0/0
9/6/0/0
OPS .720 .667 .632 .671 1.150 .686 .516 .437 .692 .692 .701
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 364/.684 1/.000 60/.672 86/.578 16/1.152 80/.748 87/.548 109/.357 91/.615 78/.535 .689
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 407/.752 2/1.000 82/.603 97/.755 10/1.150 73/.615 168/.498 88/.536 131/.747 109/.801 .711
Road 433/.690 / 74/.506 83/.599 6/1.000 75/.655 131/.495 95/.318 94/.687 103/.734 .680
Last 28d days 135/.757 3/.667 49/.795 35/1.022 / 21/.802 48/.845 36/.141 32/.844 43/.654
HR/SB/CS 21/16/7 0/0/0 4/2/2 3/1/0 2/0/0 1/0/1 4/4/0 4/4/0 5/5/2 7/1/2 123/90/28
Usage ····X··· ··o····· ··o·X··X ········ ········ ····oo·X ··X·XX·· ·o·oXo·o ·X·····X ····o··X

Usage -- each character represents the number of pitches thrown by the pitcher for yesterday, two days ago, three days ago, ...., up to eight days ago:
· - did not pitch; o - less than 16 pitches; X - at least 16 pitches (the median relief outing)
An Example ( ·X···o·X ): Yesterday off, 16 or more pitches, three days off, less than 16 pitches, day off, 16 or more pitches (8 days ago). Yesterday is in bold for improved scanning.

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