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Game Preview: BAL @ BOS, 7:05pm, Friday, August 31, 2007 @Fenway Park II

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Baltimore Orioles, 58-74, 4th, 21 GB, 16 GB in WC

SP: Radhames Liz (24, RHP, 0-1, 7.50)

   2007 Gamelogs / 2007 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2007 (0-1)              6     4   5   5   3   5  1    7.50      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         0-1   6     4   5   5   3   5  1    7.50   46 
 2007-08-25    MIN   L   6     4   5   5   3   5  1      92   46 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.BOS    Has never faced BOS.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   30-37   Road:   28-37   ExtrInn: 7-7 
 vsRHP:  40-53   vsLHP:  18-21   1-Run:  10-25
 vsEast: 27-23   vsCntrl:15-19   vsWest: 10-20 IL: 6-12

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/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
130 Tue, Aug 28   TBD  L   8-15      58-72  4th 21.0 gb
129 Sun, Aug 26   MIN  L   3-11      58-71  4th 21.0 gb
128 Sat, Aug 25   MIN  L   1-8       58-70  4th 20.0 gb
127 Fri, Aug 24   MIN  L   4-7       58-69  4th 19.0 gb
126 Thu, Aug 23   MIN  L   2-5       58-68  4th 17.5 gb
125 Wed, Aug 22   TEX  L   7-9       58-67  4th 17.0 gb
124 Wed, Aug 22   TEX  L   3-30      58-66  4th 17.0 gb
123 Tue, Aug 21   TEX  W   6-2       58-65  4th 16.5 gb
 Last 10: 1-9    Last 20: 6-14   Last 30:10-20
Boston Red Sox, 80-54, 1st, 5 up

SP: Tim Wakefield (40, RHP, 16-10, 4.16)

   2007 Gamelogs / 2007 Splits / vs. BAL Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2007 (16-10)          164.1 152  79  76  57  98 15    4.16      
 2006 (7-11)           140   135  80  72  51  90 19    4.63      
 2005 (16-12)          225.1 210 113 104  68 151 35    4.15      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         6-1  45.1  34  15  14  15  33  0    2.78   59 
 2007-08-25    CHW   W   7     3   0   0   3   6  0     112   74 
 2007-08-20    TBD   W   7     4   0   0   1   5  0      77   73 
 2007-08-13    TBD   W   8     2   0   0   2   6  0     100   82 
 2007-08-07    LAA   L   4     7   7   6   3   2  0      80   21 
 2007-08-02    BAL   W   7     6   3   3   1   5  0      94   57 
 2007-07-27    TBD   W   6     6   1   1   3   7  0     101   60 
 2007-07-22    CHW   W   6.1   6   4   4   2   2  0      96   45 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.BAL      2-2  31    36  17  16  10  19  3    4.65   47 
 2007-08-02    BAL   W   7     6   3   3   1   5  0      94   57 
 2006-09-30    BAL  ND   6     5   3   3   2   3  0      86   51 
 2006-09-13    BAL   L   5    10   4   3   2   2  1      79   33 
 2006-05-17    BAL   L   7     8   4   4   3   6  1     110   48 
 2006-05-06    BAL   W   6     7   3   3   2   3  1     100   47 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   40-23   Road:   40-31   ExtrInn: 2-5 
 vsRHP:  58-33   vsLHP:  22-21   1-Run:  18-20
 vsEast: 30-20   vsCntrl:20-11   vsWest: 18-17 IL:12-6 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
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
132 Tue, Aug 28  @NYY  L   3-5       80-52  1st  7.0 up
131 Sun, Aug 26  @CHW  W  11-1       80-51  1st  7.5 up
130 Sat, Aug 25  @CHW  W  14-2       79-51  1st  6.5 up
129 Fri, Aug 24  @CHW  W  10-1       78-51  1st  6.5 up
128 Fri, Aug 24  @CHW  W  11-3       77-51  1st  6.5 up
127 Wed, Aug 22  @TBD  L   1-2       76-51  1st  5.0 up
126 Tue, Aug 21  @TBD  W   8-6       76-50  1st  6.0 up
125 Mon, Aug 20  @TBD  W   6-0       75-50  1st  5.0 up
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:16-14
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
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)
Tue, Jul 31, 2007 BAL  5 @BOS  3    W:Erik Bedard (11-4), L: Josh Beckett (13-5), S: Jamie Walker (4)
Sun, May 13, 2007 BOS  6  BAL  5    W:J.C. Romero (1-0), L: Chris Ray (3-3), S: none
Sat, May 12, 2007 BOS 13  BAL  4    W:Javier Lopez (1-0), L: Jon Leicester (0-1), S: none
Fri, May 11, 2007 BAL  6 @BOS  3    W:Brian Burres (1-1), L: Julian Tavarez (1-4), S: Chris Ray (8)
Thu, Apr 26, 2007 BOS  5 @BAL  2    W:Josh Beckett (5-0), L: Chris Ray (2-2), S: Jonathan Papelbon (7)
Season Series: 2007 - BOS leads 7-4; 2006 - BOS won 15-3; 2005 - BOS won 10-8; All-Time - BOS leads 1099-909

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  4.61

WSN  3.98

RA/G

BOS  3.95

NYY  4.78

TBD  5.95

BA

M. Ordonez  .359

A. Soriano  .293

R. Langerhans  .153

OBP

B. Bonds  .489

N. Hopper  .361

J. Hairston  .253

SLG

R. Braun  .637

J. Hardy  .472

N. Punto  .254

OPS

B. Bonds  1.073

B. Phillips  .824

R. Langerhans  .535

ERA

J. Peavy  2.18

F. Hernandez  4.08

A. Eaton  6.23

K/9IP

E. Bedard  10.93

G. Meche  6.47

S. Trachsel  2.88

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Baltimore Orioles Batters (4.61 RS/G) vs. Boston Red Sox Pitchers (3.95 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 49.Wakefield
G/S/vB
17.Delcarmen
G/S/vB
83.Gagne
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/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
9.Bako* G/S/vP 3/1.167 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· 6/.666 164/137 .205/.282/.260/.542 .499/.551 .526 24/.299 0/1 1/4
3.Bynum* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 61/48 .276/.311/.500/.811 1.045/.749 .920 11/.636 5/1 2/1
55.Hernandez G/S/vP 35/.994 3/1.167 5/.000 2/3.000 2/.000 2/.500 13/.607 11/.920 326/237 .238/.322/.346/.668 .681/.664 .603 74/.459 1/2 6/7
40.House G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 16/7 .200/.250/.400/.650 .222/1.262 1.500 16/.650 0/0 1/0
19.Huff* G/S/vP 49/.559 2/.500 3/2.000 4/.500 2/.000 3/.000 4/.750 18/.745 495/374 .269/.317/.434/.752 .755/.750 .706 92/1.119 0/0 14/4
21.Markakis* G/S/vP 12/.166 4/2.000 2/2.000 3/.000 4/.000 3/.000 4/.500 6/.666 582/403 .292/.358/.458/.816 .767/.837 .807 113/.900 16/5 15/1
15.Millar G/S/vP 21/1.471 2/.000 10/.000 1/no AB 2/1.000 3/.000 6/3.067 7/1.238 445/307 .264/.375/.435/.810 .750/.837 .773 99/.755 0/1 14/1
6.Mora G/S/vP 49/.867 4/.500 4/.833 ··· 2/1.000 4/.000 3/1.000 20/.768 427/319 .260/.329/.422/.751 .773/.744 .765 89/.614 8/2 13/9
17.Patterson* G/S/vP 12/.166 1/.000 4/.750 6/.334 4/1.167 3/.333 5/1.850 5/.000 481/329 .275/.312/.391/.703 .787/.665 .567 111/.749 36/9 7/3
16.Payton G/S/vP 11/.191 3/.000 8/.500 2/.000 3/.666 2/1.000 4/.750 4/.000 386/273 .256/.297/.363/.660 .781/.610 .696 68/.510 4/2 5/6
13.Redman* G/S/vP ··· 1/2.000 5/.600 5/.200 ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 29/27 .357/.379/.464/.844 .000/.907 .929 29/.844 2/1 0/0
1.Roberts# G/S/vP 38/.454 2/.500 4/.750 5/.400 3/1.000 3/.333 5/1.850 13/.672 598/413 .306/.393/.457/.849 .748/.891 .863 116/.753 39/7 10/6
10.Tejada G/S/vP 72/.918 2/1.000 6/1.700 ··· 2/2.500 3/.333 16/.625 27/.684 448/334 .304/.360/.461/.821 .975/.769 .740 110/.948 2/1 16/13
IP 164.1 31.1 43.1 33.0 62.1 46.2 48.0 45.1 TOTAL .271/.335/.411/.746 .757/.741 .725 116/35 113/67
ERA-K/9 4.16/5.4 2.30/8.9 3.74/8.7 2.73/5.5 1.59/7.7 1.74/13.7 3.75/6.4 2.78/4.4 3.74/7.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Bako (26-5-6)
 Hernandez (49-17-7)
 House (0-0-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 685/.247 127/.202 183/.246 141/.242 241/.182 181/.146 211/.230 177/.222 .247  Markakis
 Patterson
 Payton
 Bynum
 Redman
 Millar
0/0/132/10
0/127/0/7
102/17/3/2
14/4/0/0
8/3/0/0
3/0/0/0
OPS .705 .618 .671 .685 .482 .464 .708 .636 .699
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 299/.680 55/.742 86/.578 73/.721 83/.512 102/.371 88/.623 74/.470 .688
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 386/.724 72/.530 97/.755 68/.644 158/.466 79/.584 123/.771 103/.753 .709
Home 349/.747 53/.792 100/.729 66/.717 110/.466 89/.603 122/.704 74/.505 .722
Last 28d days 101/.465 45/.690 46/1.006 12/.697 40/.602 28/.183 36/1.002 50/.500
HR/SB/CS 15/32/7 3/2/2 3/1/0 1/0/1 3/4/0 4/4/0 5/5/2 6/1/2 115/87/28
Usage ·····X·· ··X·o·o· ····X·o· ·oo··oo· X·····X· ····o··· o····XX· ·X····X·
Boston Red Sox Batters (5.25 RS/G) vs. Baltimore Orioles Pitchers (4.98 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 58.Liz
G/S/vB
28.Baez
G/S/vB
25.Birkins*
G/S/vB
53.Bradford
G/S/vB
56.Burres*
G/S/vB
39.Hoey
G/S/vB
Leicester
G/S/vB
32.Walker*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
36.Cash G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 16/4 .182/.438/.273/.710 .450/2.000 .000 16/.710 0/0 0/0
13.Cora* G/S/vP ··· 2/1.500 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 3/.000 203/179 .250/.305/.389/.693 .467/.726 .619 34/.577 1/1 2/4
10.Crisp# G/S/vP ··· 3/2.667 ··· 5/1.350 4/.500 1/2.000 1/no AB 9/.777 509/363 .265/.328/.379/.707 .730/.698 .760 98/.533 21/5 5/1
7.Drew* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 4/.833 1/3.000 2/.500 2/.500 4/.500 454/337 .257/.357/.386/.742 .632/.782 .747 91/.806 2/2 7/6
12.Hinske* G/S/vP ··· 10/.425 ··· 6/.834 ··· ··· ··· 11/.473 163/146 .197/.319/.401/.720 .853/.705 .828 28/.548 3/0 5/3
32.Kielty# G/S/vP ··· 7/.400 1/.000 1/no AB ··· 1/.000 ··· 5/.650 67/24 .259/.313/.345/.658 .611/.726 .401 27/.892 0/0 1/0
25.Lowell G/S/vP ··· 4/.250 2/.500 7/.286 4/.833 3/.000 4/.250 1/.000 533/375 .323/.377/.506/.883 .895/.878 .979 112/1.001 2/2 17/15
23.Lugo G/S/vP ··· 6/.834 2/5.000 8/.500 3/1.667 1/.000 1/2.000 3/.000 526/373 .238/.295/.347/.642 .686/.624 .790 101/.758 28/6 6/16
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP ··· 18/1.083 2/1.500 1/.000 6/1.000 1/no AB 1/.000 14/1.643 546/365 .319/.429/.576/1.004 .758/1.133 1.015 110/1.038 2/0 25/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP ··· 3/.000 ··· 1/2.000 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 463/304 .315/.388/.435/.823 .826/.822 .882 102/.780 5/1 6/5
24.Ramirez G/S/vP ··· 21/.538 2/.500 15/1.266 5/.650 1/.000 1/no AB 5/2.000 548/388 .292/.385/.495/.880 1.092/.796 .889 95/.774 0/0 20/2
33.Varitek# G/S/vP ··· 10/1.357 1/.000 18/1.149 4/.750 3/1.000 1/no AB 13/.581 425/301 .263/.365/.416/.780 .820/.764 .821 85/.747 1/1 12/6
20.Youkilis G/S/vP ··· 4/.250 1/.000 3/1.000 5/.650 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· 548/391 .289/.391/.456/.846 .841/.848 .790 116/.787 3/2 14/3
IP 6.0 45.0 15.0 52.2 91.0 11.1 2.1 50.0 TOTAL .277/.360/.437/.797 .799/.796 .825 69/21 131/71
ERA-K/9 7.50/7.5 6.20/5.4 9.00/7.8 3.76/4.6 5.54/7.5 11.12/6.4 15.43/3.9 2.88/5.9 4.79/6.9

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Cash (3-2-0)
 Varitek (53-17-3)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 24/.200 205/.253 76/.333 239/.301 416/.273 55/.302 13/.286 212/.254 .259  Ramirez
 Crisp
 Kielty
 Drew
 Hinske
115/0/0/8
0/123/0/5
6/1/11/1
0/3/109/1
22/0/12/1
OPS .654 .813 .945 .685 .780 .837 .786 .650 .741
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 15/.298 81/1.007 27/1.023 71/.801 112/.798 20/1.167 6/.400 102/.635 .799
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 9/1.194 124/.691 49/.902 168/.638 304/.773 35/.657 7/.971 110/.663 .706
Road / 84/.847 33/.912 105/.568 210/.797 11/.455 11/.933 96/.600 .717
Last 28d days 24/.654 45/1.088 28/.706 55/.964 70/1.082 49/.802 2/.000 40/1.006
HR/SB/CS 1/0/1 7/5/0 2/0/0 0/2/1 9/10/5 1/1/0 0/1/0 3/2/1 127/84/26
Usage ·····X·· ·X····oX ·oX····· ·Xo···oo X·X··Xo· X·X···X· o······· ·oo···oX

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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