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Game Preview: BAL @ BOS, 1:35pm, Wednesday, September 3, 2008 @Fenway Park II

Baltimore Orioles, 63-75, 5th, 22 GB, 14 GB in WC

SP: Lance Cormier (27, RHP, 2-3, 4.61)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2008 (2-3)             56.2  62  33  29  31  38  4    4.61      
 2007 (2-6)             45.2  56  38  36  22  27 16    7.09      
 2006 (4-5)             73.2  90  44  40  39  43  8    4.89      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         2-4  37    39  23  21  14  22  9    5.11   46 
 2007-09-15   @WSN   L   2     3   5   4   4   0  2      59   28 
 2007-09-09    WSN   L   6     7   4   4   1   5  1     103   46 
 2007-09-03    PHI   W   5.2   4   1   1   1   5  0      99   61 
 2007-08-27   @FLA   W   7     6   2   2   3   5  1     101   59 
 2007-08-22   @CIN   L   5     4   4   3   1   3  2      63   47 
 2007-08-17    ARI   L   7.1   8   3   3   2   3  2     104   51 
 2007-08-11   @PHI  ND   4     7   4   4   2   1  1      77   31 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.BOS      0-1   4     7   4   4   3   1  1    9.00   30 
 2006-06-17    BOS   L   4     7   4   4   3   1  1      74   30 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   33-31   Road:   30-44   ExtrInn: 5-6 
 vsRHP:  49-51   vsLHP:  14-24   1-Run:  20-24
 vsEast: 20-38   vsCntrl:17-14   vsWest: 15-16 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
138 Tue, Sep  2  @BOS  L   2-14      63-75  5th 22.0 gb
137 Mon, Sep  1  @BOS  L   4-7       63-74  5th 22.0 gb
136 Sun, Aug 31  @TBR  L   4-10      63-73  5th 21.5 gb
135 Sat, Aug 30  @TBR  L   9-10      63-72  5th 20.5 gb
134 Fri, Aug 29  @TBR  L   3-14      63-71  5th 19.5 gb
133 Wed, Aug 27   CHW  W  11-3       63-70  5th 18.0 gb
132 Tue, Aug 26   CHW  L   3-8       62-70  5th 18.0 gb
131 Mon, Aug 25   CHW  L   3-4       62-69  5th 18.0 gb
130 Sun, Aug 24   NYY  L   7-8       62-68  5th 17.5 gb
129 Sat, Aug 23   NYY  L   3-5       62-67  5th 17.5 gb
 Last 10: 1-9    Last 20: 6-14   Last 30:11-19
Boston Red Sox, 81-57, 2nd, 4 GB

SP: Daisuke Matsuzaka (27, RHP, 16-2, 2.82)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. BAL Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2008 (16-2)           140.2 107  47  44  80 124 10    2.82      
 2007 (15-12)          204.2 191 100 100  80 201 25    4.40      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         5-1  45    37  16  16  20  41  5    3.20   57 
 2008-08-29    CHW   W   8     2   0   0   2   7  0     104   83 
 2008-08-24   @TOR  ND   6     8   5   5   1   8  2     105   43 
 2008-08-19   @BAL   W   5     6   2   2   5   6  0     105   48 
 2008-08-14    TEX   W   7     6   0   0   5   5  0     111   65 
 2008-08-09   @CHW   W   8     4   1   1   3   4  0     106   71 
 2008-08-03    OAK   W   6     4   2   2   2   8  1     105   62 
 2008-07-28    LAA   L   5     7   6   6   2   3  2      91   30 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.BAL      2-1  20.2  20  11  11  17  22  2    4.79   49 
 2008-08-19   @BAL   W   5     6   2   2   5   6  0     105   48 
 2008-07-13    BAL   W   6     4   0   0   5   7  0     115   66 
 2007-09-08   @BAL   L   2.2   6   8   8   3   2  2      72   13 
 2007-08-10   @BAL  ND   7     4   1   1   4   7  0     113   68 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   47-19   Road:   34-38   ExtrInn: 7-2 
 vsRHP:  60-47   vsLHP:  21-10   1-Run:  16-20
 vsEast: 29-26   vsCntrl:21-9    vsWest: 20-15 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
138 Tue, Sep  2   BAL  W  14-2       81-57  2nd  4.0 gb
137 Mon, Sep  1   BAL  W   7-4       80-57  2nd  5.0 gb
136 Sun, Aug 31   CHW  L   2-4       79-57  2nd  5.5 gb
135 Sat, Aug 30   CHW  W   8-2       79-56  2nd  4.5 gb
134 Fri, Aug 29   CHW  W   8-0       78-56  2nd  4.5 gb
133 Thu, Aug 28  @NYY  L   2-3       77-56  2nd  4.5 gb
132 Wed, Aug 27  @NYY  W  11-3       77-55  2nd  3.5 gb
131 Tue, Aug 26  @NYY  W   7-3       76-55  2nd  3.5 gb
130 Sun, Aug 24  @TOR  W   6-5 (11)  75-55  2nd  4.5 gb
129 Sat, Aug 23  @TOR  L   0-11      74-55  2nd  5.5 gb
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:14-6    Last 30:20-10
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Tue, Sep 02, 2008 BOS 14  BAL  2        W:Jon Lester (13-5), L: Radhames Liz (5-4), S: none
Mon, Sep 01, 2008 BOS  7  BAL  4        W:Paul Byrd (10-11), L: Garrett Olson (8-7), S: Jonathan Papelbon (35)
Wed, Aug 20, 2008 BAL 11  BOS  6        W:Chris Waters (2-0), L: Clay Buchholz (2-9), S: none
Tue, Aug 19, 2008 BOS  7 @BAL  2        W:Daisuke Matsuzaka (15-2), L: Daniel Cabrera (8-8), S: none
Mon, Aug 18, 2008 BOS  6 @BAL  3        W:Jon Lester (12-4), L: Jeremy Guthrie (10-9), S: Jonathan Papelbon (33)
Sun, Jul 13, 2008 BOS  2  BAL  1        W:Daisuke Matsuzaka (10-1), L: Daniel Cabrera (6-5), S: Jonathan Papelbon (28)
Sat, Jul 12, 2008 BOS 12  BAL  1        W:Tim Wakefield (6-6), L: Radhames Liz (3-2), S: none
Fri, Jul 11, 2008 BAL  7 @BOS  3        W:Brian Burres (7-5), L: Clay Buchholz (2-4), S: George Sherrill (28)
Thu, Jun 12, 2008 BOS  9  BAL  2        W:Jon Lester (5-3), L: Jeremy Guthrie (3-7), S: none
Wed, Jun 11, 2008 BOS  6  BAL  3        W:Bartolo Colon (4-1), L: Garrett Olson (5-2), S: Jonathan Papelbon (19)
Season Series: 2008 - BOS leads 11-6; 2007 - BOS won 12-6; 2006 - BOS won 15-3; All-Time - BOS leads 1115-917

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 2008 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

TEX  5.49

FLA  4.65

SFG  3.84

RA/G

TOR  3.88

CLE  4.59

TEX  5.97

BA

A. Pujols  .361

M. DeRosa  .292

J. Towles  .143

OBP

A. Pujols  .469

J. Reyes  .365

T. Pena  .188

SLG

A. Pujols  .643

J. Reyes  .487

T. Pena  .213

OPS

A. Pujols  1.112

V. Wells  .839

T. Pena  .400

ERA

C. Lee  2.32

O. Perez  3.90

C. Silva  6.53

K/9IP

T. Lincecum  10.22

M. Mussina  6.42

L. Hernandez  3.35

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Baltimore Orioles Batters (5.10 RS/G) vs. Boston Red Sox Pitchers (4.20 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 18.Matsuzaka
G/S/vB
17.Delcarmen
G/S/vB
48.Lopez*
G/S/vB
63.Masterson
G/S/vB
37.Okajima*
G/S/vB
58.Papelbon
G/S/vB
59.Smith
G/S/vB
50.Timlin
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
2.Castro G/S/vP 2/1.000 3/.333 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 6/.533 136/95 .192/.231/.272/.503 .518/.496 .513 75/.646 0/0 2/
13.Cintron# G/S/vP ··· 3/.666 4/.500 ··· ··· 2/.500 1/.000 2/.000 118/80 .275/.307/.367/.674 .598/.706 .618 36/.572 0/1 1/
55.Hernandez G/S/vP 6/.666 8/.542 4/1.167 1/.000 5/.650 6/.333 ··· 16/.742 438/321 .258/.309/.416/.725 .756/.714 .691 86/.747 0/0 14/
17.Huff* G/S/vP 11/.489 8/.250 9/.666 1/.000 10/.400 6/.833 ··· 23/.777 582/407 .312/.369/.576/.945 .773/1.021 .914 114/1.122 3/0 30/
10.Jones G/S/vP 3/1.167 6/.334 2/.000 ··· 2/3.000 3/.666 1/.000 5/.400 439/339 .276/.318/.406/.724 .673/.739 .713 9/.722 8/3 8/
21.Markakis* G/S/vP 11/.455 10/1.200 11/.384 ··· 12/.833 6/.000 ··· 11/1.747 612/428 .308/.407/.497/.904 .886/.912 .990 112/1.012 10/6 18/
15.Millar G/S/vP 8/.250 9/.111 3/1.167 1/2.000 7/.310 7/.286 ··· 10/1.167 561/409 .243/.332/.415/.747 .792/.730 .674 106/.680 0/1 20/
3.Montanez G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/no AB 57/31 .352/.386/.463/.849 .746/.937 .813 55/.843 0/0 1/
6.Mora G/S/vP 9/.222 11/.489 3/1.666 1/.000 6/.900 7/.286 ··· 24/.760 530/380 .284/.343/.494/.837 1.014/.766 .777 89/1.294 3/7 23/
16.Payton G/S/vP 8/.250 4/.000 3/.000 1/.000 5/1.400 6/.666 ··· 8/.417 327/229 .255/.298/.369/.668 .838/.592 .701 98/.702 7/1 7/
24.Quiroz G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 132/109 .185/.254/.269/.523 .828/.457 .481 24/.170 0/0 2/
1.Roberts# G/S/vP 12/1.183 8/.542 10/.400 ··· 7/1.171 9/.611 ··· 15/.666 619/443 .296/.376/.461/.837 .911/.808 .808 120/.824 36/10 9/
19.Salazar G/S/vP ··· 2/.500 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 28/13 .208/.286/.500/.786 .354/1.294 .816 9/.500 0/0 2/
30.Scott* G/S/vP 6/1.000 4/.250 4/.500 1/.000 4/.000 3/.666 1/.000 3/.333 468/369 .270/.357/.495/.852 .737/.883 .764 87/.920 2/2 21/
IP 140.2 60.0 51.1 75.2 54.0 59.0 11.2 41.2 TOTAL .272/.338/.441/.779 .792/.774 .753 .851 73/34 159/85
ERA-K/9 2.82/7.9 3.90/8.7 2.81/5.3 3.33/6.9 2.83/8.2 1.68/10.2 4.63/7.7 4.97/5.2 3.94/7.3

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Hernandez (86-24-9)
 Quiroz (23-8-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 597/.211 255/.222 209/.253 317/.223 229/.225 227/.199 47/.220 188/.285 .249  Markakis
 Payton
 Jones
 Scott
 Montanez
0/0/136/15
66/33/2/8
0/108/0/3
95/0/0/2
15/4/4/0
OPS .647 .641 .709 .695 .650 .507 .746 .814 .712
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 305/.725 113/.601 108/.628 160/.792 98/.564 119/.530 24/.269 84/.999 .719
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 292/.570 142/.674 101/.791 157/.601 131/.716 108/.482 23/1.241 104/.661 .707
Home 329/.705 126/.559 122/.651 163/.762 111/.792 113/.433 27/.379 85/.812 .729
Last 28d days 136/.615 58/.599 31/.526 54/.680 39/.536 41/.439 16/1.242 45/.920
HR/SB/CS 10/13/5 4/7/0 4/1/3 9/8/0 6/0/1 3/2/0 3/0/0 6/4/0 128/84/31
Usage ····X··· o·Xo··XX ·o·o···o ··Xo·X·o ···o·X·o ·X···o·o o······· ····o·X·
Boston Red Sox Batters (5.28 RS/G) vs. Baltimore Orioles Pitchers (5.36 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 54.Cormier
G/S/vB
51.Bierd
G/S/vB
26.Cabrera
G/S/vB
23.Castillo*
G/S/vB
57.Cherry
G/S/vB
43.Johnson
G/S/vB
31.McCrory
G/S/vB
31.Mickolio
G/S/vB
25.Miller
G/S/vB
45.Sarfate
G/S/vB
32.Walker*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
55.Bailey G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/no AB 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/no AB 1/2.000 ··· 2/.500 ··· 38/20 .290/.421/.516/.937 1.076/.783 1.119 30/1.049 0/0 2/
44.Bay G/S/vP 6/.334 ··· ··· ··· 3/2.334 3/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 3/.000 2/.000 587/452 .289/.371/.518/.889 .825/.907 .925 103/.778 10/0 26/
30.Cash G/S/vP 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 2/1.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 136/104 .236/.301/.341/.643 1.019/.532 .605 25/.678 0/0 2/
13.Cora* G/S/vP 1/.000 1/.000 1/2.000 2/1.000 ··· 6/.533 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/.500 4/.000 142/122 .281/.376/.347/.723 .666/.733 .805 61/.746 1/0 0/
10.Crisp# G/S/vP 5/.000 1/no AB 4/.000 2/.000 3/.333 1/no AB 1/2.000 1/2.000 ··· 7/.572 11/.819 345/259 .268/.325/.395/.721 .773/.702 .743 66/.829 18/6 7/
46.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 4/2.000 1/.000 2/.000 3/.000 1/.000 3/.333 1/no AB 1/3.000 1/.000 5/.000 3/.000 521/396 .267/.330/.365/.695 .702/.693 .771 99/.765 44/8 7/
11.Kotsay* G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.000 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 6/.000 367/262 .293/.344/.429/.773 .665/.818 .829 77/.948 2/3 6/
12.Lowrie# G/S/vP 2/.000 1/2.000 1/3.000 2/.500 1/no AB 2/.000 1/no AB 1/.000 1/no AB 2/.500 ··· 218/153 .283/.361/.451/.812 .993/.734 .890 105/.864 0/0 2/
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 3/3.000 ··· ··· 2/2.000 3/2.667 3/1.667 ··· ··· 1/no AB 2/no AB 19/1.362 403/311 .274/.387/.494/.881 .651/.950 1.040 107/1.064 1/0 17/
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 4/.750 ··· 4/1.833 3/1.000 3/.000 1/2.000 1/2.000 1/.000 1/2.000 5/.800 3/1.167 629/481 .330/.376/.496/.872 .930/.854 .897 113/1.155 17/1 16/
28.Ross G/S/vP 2/1.000 ··· 1/no AB ··· 1/no AB ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 174/94 .230/.379/.363/.742 .650/.817 .841 10/.775 0/1 3/
60.Van Every* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 6/5 .333/.333/.333/.667 2.000/.400 .667 3/.667 0/0 0/
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 4/.833 3/.000 3/.333 2/2.500 2/.000 5/.400 ··· ··· ··· 5/.400 14/.630 422/325 .228/.318/.376/.694 .832/.652 .719 77/.821 0/1 12/
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 7/1.429 ··· 3/.666 1/2.000 3/1.666 7/.762 ··· ··· 1/.000 4/1.833 1/.000 538/439 .315/.387/.560/.947 1.014/.933 1.000 87/.962 3/4 24/
IP 56.2 30.0 28.1 22.0 9.2 68.2 2.1 1.0 0.2 74.1 34.0 TOTAL .284/.362/.450/.811 .851/.800 .862 .880 108/28 149/73
ERA-K/9 4.61/6.0 3.60/6.0 5.40/9.9 3.68/7.4 4.66/10.2 2.23/5.0 15.43/3.9 9.00/18.0 0.00/12.9 4.96/9.4 5.82/5.8 5.09/5.8

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Cash (33-15-12)
 Ross (24-10-6)
 Varitek (51-16-3)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 256/.282 143/.301 132/.283 103/.253 46/.237 281/.219 17/.444 7/.571 6/.250 338/.221 153/.310 .278  Bay
 Ellsbury
 Kotsay
 Crisp
 Youkilis
 Bailey
 Van Every
133/0/0/6
55/57/26/4
0/84/5/3
0/97/0/3
0/0/2/0
3/0/1/0
0/1/1/0
OPS .755 .779 .938 .748 .743 .539 1.069 1.286 .750 .727 .962 .797
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 110/.676 65/.801 56/.994 38/.762 19/.778 129/.574 11/1.036 3/1.667 3/.667 155/.724 83/.966 .799
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 146/.808 78/.760 76/.896 65/.740 27/.713 152/.511 6/1.100 4/1.000 3/.667 183/.728 70/.956 .796
Road 165/.768 71/.690 66/1.001 65/.948 25/.768 150/.599 9/.778 / 6/.750 209/.780 94/1.174 .794
Last 28d days 68/.819 48/.938 62/1.030 64/.856 40/.737 50/.824 9/.778 7/1.286 6/.750 84/.817 48/1.057
HR/SB/CS 4/5/2 1/0/0 9/4/2 2/2/0 1/0/0 0/3/2 0/0/0 0/0/0 0/1/0 8/5/2 11/1/1 163/109/32
Usage ···X··X· ·oo·X··X X···X··X X·Xo··o· ···X··o· ··X····· X······· ········ ·X······ ·X·X···· ··X·o···

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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