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Game Preview: BOS @ BAL, 7:05pm, Monday, June 29, 2009 @Oriole Park at Camden Yards

RedSox, 46-29, 1st, 3 up

SP: Jon Lester (25, LHP, 6-6, 4.68)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. BAL Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (6-6) 92.1 95 48 48 30 106 13 4.68
2008 (16-6) 210.1 202 78 75 66 152 14 3.21
2007 (4-0) 63.0 61 33 32 31 50 10 4.57
Last 7 GS 4-2 45.1 35 14 14 14 52 3 2.78 62
2009-06-24 @WSN W 6.0 6 3 3 2 6 0 103 52
2009-06-18 FLA L 5.0 8 2 2 0 4 2 110 47
2009-06-12 @PHI ND 7.0 2 1 1 2 11 0 111 78
2009-06-06 TEX W 9.0 2 1 1 2 11 0 107 88
2009-05-31 @TOR W 6.0 3 1 1 3 12 0 115 71
2009-05-26 @MIN L 6.0 6 5 5 3 4 1 100 41
2009-05-21 TOR W 6.1 8 1 1 2 4 0 109 55
Last 5 v.BAL 4-0 31.0 28 7 7 11 26 2 2.03 59
2009-04-19 BAL W 7.0 4 0 0 2 9 0 108 76
2008-09-02 BAL W 5.0 6 1 1 4 5 0 99 52
2008-08-18 @BAL W 7.0 4 1 1 1 5 1 103 69
2008-06-12 BAL W 7.0 7 2 2 1 3 0 101 57
2008-05-31 @BAL ND 5.0 7 3 3 3 4 1 103 42
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   25-10   Road:   21-19   ExtrInn: 3-2 
 vsRHP:  28-21   vsLHP:  18-8    1-Run:  12-10
 vsEast: 20-8    vsCntrl:10-4    vsWest:  5-10 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 75 Sun, Jun 28  @ATL  L   1-2       46-29  1st  3.0 up
 74 Sat, Jun 27  @ATL  W   1-0       46-28  1st  4.0 up
 73 Fri, Jun 26  @ATL  W   4-1       45-28  1st  4.0 up
 72 Thu, Jun 25  @WSN  L   3-9       44-28  1st  4.0 up
 71 Wed, Jun 24  @WSN  W   6-4       44-27  1st  5.0 up
 70 Tue, Jun 23  @WSN  W  11-3       43-27  1st  5.0 up
 69 Sun, Jun 21   ATL  W   6-5       42-27  1st  4.0 up
 68 Sat, Jun 20   ATL  W   3-0       41-27  1st  3.0 up
 67 Fri, Jun 19   ATL  L   2-8       40-27  1st  2.0 up
 66 Thu, Jun 18   FLA  L   1-2  (5)  40-26  1st  3.0 up
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:14-6    Last 30:19-11
Orioles, 34-41, 5th, 12 GB, 9 GB in WC

SP: Jason Berken (25, RHP, 1-4, 6.32)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (1-4) 31.1 37 23 22 12 19 2 6.32
Last 7 GS 1-4 31.1 37 23 22 12 19 2 6.32 42
2009-06-24 @FLA L 5.0 4 3 2 2 3 0 81 50
2009-06-18 NYM ND 6.2 7 4 4 1 8 0 107 51
2009-06-12 ATL L 4.1 8 4 4 1 3 1 75 33
2009-06-06 @OAK L 3.1 7 9 9 3 0 0 73 7
2009-05-31 DET L 7.0 4 1 1 2 2 1 102 65
2009-05-26 TOR W 5.0 7 2 2 3 3 0 89 45
Has never faced BOS.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   23-18   Road:   11-23   ExtrInn: 3-2 
 vsRHP:  21-28   vsLHP:  13-13   1-Run:   9-8 
 vsEast: 10-16   vsCntrl: 8-5    vsWest:  5-13 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 75 Sun, Jun 28   WSN  L   3-5       34-41  5th 12.0 gb
 74 Sat, Jun 27   WSN  W   6-3       34-40  5th 12.0 gb
 73 Fri, Jun 26   WSN  W  11-1       33-40  5th 12.0 gb
 72 Thu, Jun 25  @FLA  L   3-11      32-40  5th 12.0 gb
 71 Wed, Jun 24  @FLA  L   2-5       32-39  5th 12.0 gb
 70 Tue, Jun 23  @FLA  L   6-7 (12)  32-38  5th 11.0 gb
 69 Sun, Jun 21  @PHI  W   2-1       32-37  5th 10.0 gb
 68 Sat, Jun 20  @PHI  W   6-5       31-37  5th 10.0 gb
 67 Fri, Jun 19  @PHI  W   7-2       30-37  5th 10.0 gb
 66 Thu, Jun 18   NYM  W   5-4       29-37  5th 11.0 gb
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:15-15
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Mon, Apr 20, 2009 BOS 12  BAL  1        W:Justin Masterson (1-0), L: Mark Hendrickson (1-2), S: none
Sun, Apr 19, 2009 BOS  2  BAL  1        W:Jon Lester (1-2), L: Koji Uehara (2-1), S: Takashi Saito (1)
Sat, Apr 18, 2009 BOS  6  BAL  4        W:Josh Beckett (2-1), L: Adam Eaton (0-2), S: Jonathan Papelbon (4)
Fri, Apr 17, 2009 BOS 10  BAL  8        W:Ramon Ramirez (1-0), L: Danys Baez (0-1), S: Jonathan Papelbon (3)

Wed, Sep 03, 2008 BOS  5  BAL  4        W:Justin Masterson (5-4), L: Jim Miller (0-1), S: none
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)
Season Series: 2009 - BOS leads 4-0; 2008 - BOS won 12-6; 2007 - BOS won 12-6; All-Time - BOS leads 1120-917

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 2009 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

TBR  5.64

NYM  4.53

SEA  3.88

RA/G

LAD  3.84

CHW  4.59

WSN  5.71

BA

J. Mauer  .394

B. Roberts  .284

B. Giles  .191

OBP

J. Mauer  .468

A. Jones  .360

D. Navarro  .243

SLG

A. Pujols  .723

C. Jones  .471

N. Punto  .252

OPS

A. Pujols  1.173

B. Abreu  .817

B. Giles  .548

ERA

Z. Greinke  1.90

L. Hernandez  4.05

A. Sonnanstine  6.61

K/9IP

J. Verlander  10.80

D. Bush  6.56

J. Garland  3.33

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RedSox Batters (5.21 RS/G) vs. Orioles Pitchers (5.31 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 49.Berken
G/S/vB
34.Albers
G/S/vB
28.Baez
G/S/vB
35.Bergesen
G/S/vB
27.Hendrickson*
G/S/vB
43.Johnson
G/S/vB
37.Ray
G/S/vB
52.Sherrill*
G/S/vB
19.Uehara
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
5.Baldelli G/S/vP ··· ··· 3/.333 ··· 14/.445 ··· 4/.250 2/.000 ··· 77/25 .286/.351/.500/.851 .926/.689 .916 30/1.067 0/0 4/2
44.Bay G/S/vP ··· 8/.661 2/1.500 ··· 13/.581 4/.000 1/.000 1/no AB 3/.000 315/225 .278/.387/.570/.958 .992/.944 1.004 98/.780 5/1 19/0
7.Drew* G/S/vP ··· 1/no AB 1/no AB ··· ··· 3/.667 1/no AB 2/.000 3/.000 262/198 .259/.385/.472/.858 .819/.870 .841 81/.921 2/2 9/1
46.Ellsbury* G/S/vP ··· 4/1.000 2/.000 ··· 3/1.000 4/.250 ··· 3/.666 3/1.000 308/209 .301/.350/.394/.743 .696/.764 .759 79/.863 31/6 3/1
22.Green G/S/vP ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 3/1.000 187/135 .281/.337/.433/.770 .704/.795 .672 73/.749 1/3 4/9
11.Kotsay* G/S/vP ··· ··· 4/.250 ··· 13/.962 ··· 1/no AB 7/.310 ··· 39/31 .297/.333/.405/.739 .250/.870 .649 39/.739 0/1 1/0
16.Kottaras* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/.000 76/59 .227/.289/.364/.653 .319/.745 .523 25/.775 0/0 0/1
25.Lowell G/S/vP ··· 3/.666 7/.762 ··· 10/.400 6/1.267 7/.429 2/1.000 3/.666 282/202 .282/.319/.470/.789 .898/.747 .711 77/.595 0/1 10/8
23.Lugo G/S/vP ··· 2/.500 8/.625 ··· 8/.500 2/1.000 3/.666 3/.333 ··· 109/80 .292/.361/.385/.747 1.043/.640 .778 25/.867 1/0 1/6
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP ··· 3/.000 20/1.056 ··· 26/.581 4/1.250 6/1.500 9/.333 3/.000 282/193 .220/.316/.394/.710 .710/.709 .591 74/1.104 0/2 8/1
15.Pedroia G/S/vP ··· 5/.200 6/.334 ··· 3/1.667 2/1.000 ··· 3/.333 3/.666 329/228 .292/.372/.385/.757 .795/.741 .746 102/.559 12/5 2/4
33.Varitek# G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 13/1.162 ··· 20/.744 5/.400 8/1.000 3/1.334 ··· 225/162 .228/.324/.477/.801 .905/.773 .747 66/.682 0/0 11/1
20.Youkilis G/S/vP ··· 3/.666 5/.400 ··· 14/.940 8/1.071 3/1.167 3/.333 3/1.667 258/179 .313/.442/.577/1.019 1.042/1.008 .969 97/.797 4/1 12/1
IP 31.1 30.0 38.2 83.2 48.1 37.2 19.1 30.2 66.2 TOTAL .269/.353/.449/.802 .836/.787 .762 .776 56/22 89/47
ERA-K/9 6.32/5.5 3.60/6.3 4.19/5.3 3.76/4.3 5.21/5.8 2.39/5.7 10.24/10.3 2.05/7.9 4.05/6.5 5.01/6.0

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 144/.289 135/.292 157/.207 346/.260 215/.301 154/.243 99/.381 123/.195 279/.270 .278
OPS .794 .755 .629 .706 .886 .653 1.013 .596 .743 .803
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 75/.752 60/.818 77/.601 172/.686 67/.811 75/.555 48/1.362 36/.288 146/.743 .801
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 69/.842 75/.705 80/.657 174/.723 148/.921 79/.737 51/.697 87/.724 133/.744 .805
Home 103/.738 73/.777 93/.488 217/.711 88/.984 79/.700 47/.916 67/.620 139/.706
Last 28d days 92/.849 58/.605 41/.779 140/.541 47/.817 48/.618 17/1.118 37/.366 69/.796
HR/SB/CS 2/2/0 1/3/1 5/3/0 9/0/2 9/8/0 2/1/0 3/2/0 3/2/0 7/4/0 92/49/10
Usage ····X··· ·oX·X··· o·o··X·· ··X····· X··XX··· ·o···X·o o··X·X·· ·oo····o
Orioles Batters (4.65 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.28 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 31.Lester*
G/S/vB
60.Bard
G/S/vB
17.Delcarmen
G/S/vB
63.Masterson
G/S/vB
37.Okajima*
G/S/vB
58.Papelbon
G/S/vB
36.Penny
G/S/vB
56.Ramirez
G/S/vB
24.Saito
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
12.Andino G/S/vP 2/2.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 118/85 .241/.271/.304/.575 .667/.537 .690 72/.569 2/2 1/4
17.Huff* G/S/vP 24/1.053 ··· 10/.200 3/.333 12/.334 7/.715 10/.100 1/.000 1/2.000 303/188 .275/.340/.457/.797 .736/.835 .907 84/.759 0/5 10/4
10.Jones G/S/vP 15/.950 ··· 7/.286 1/.000 3/1.667 4/.833 3/2.000 1/2.000 ··· 297/197 .309/.360/.518/.879 .769/.934 .887 96/.618 5/3 12/4
21.Markakis* G/S/vP 26/.669 ··· 11/1.441 3/.666 14/.703 7/.000 2/2.500 1/.000 1/2.000 328/202 .302/.363/.464/.827 .657/.936 .886 100/.781 2/1 8/3
6.Mora G/S/vP 18/.398 ··· 11/.489 1/.000 6/.900 7/.286 6/1.467 1/no AB ··· 222/138 .272/.330/.332/.662 .680/.651 .777 86/.602 2/2 2/5
18.Pie* G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 110/98 .224/.296/.337/.633 .182/.687 .656 12/1.045 1/3 2/0
14.Reimold G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 139/90 .293/.374/.553/.927 1.056/.857 1.126 75/.982 0/0 9/2
1.Roberts# G/S/vP 25/.905 ··· 9/.476 3/.000 7/1.171 10/.786 3/.666 3/.666 ··· 338/228 .284/.353/.446/.799 .744/.825 .797 103/.696 15/5 7/5
26.Salazar G/S/vP 5/.900 ··· 2/.500 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 18/15 .389/.389/.389/.778 1.333/.667 .857 18/.778 0/0 0/0
30.Scott* G/S/vP 8/.000 ··· 6/.167 4/.833 4/.000 4/.500 5/1.800 3/1.000 2/.000 216/155 .293/.375/.550/.925 1.127/.841 1.020 83/.704 0/0 14/0
15.Wieters# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 80/48 .243/.300/.405/.705 .457/.867 .885 69/.716 0/0 2/3
23.Wigginton G/S/vP 5/1.400 ··· 5/1.000 2/.000 ··· 2/1.000 22/1.055 1/.000 4/.500 191/123 .261/.304/.389/.693 .683/.698 .778 38/1.062 1/1 5/2
9.Zaun# G/S/vP 9/.476 ··· 7/.143 2/.000 5/1.600 14/.630 5/.200 1/.000 2/.000 160/115 .246/.350/.377/.727 .619/.768 .688 24/1.433 0/0 3/4
IP 92.1 18.1 29.2 59.0 33.1 33.0 82.2 33.1 27.1 TOTAL .273/.336/.426/.762 .720/.784 .844 .739 37/22 78/54
ERA-K/9 4.68/10.3 3.44/8.4 2.12/7.0 3.66/7.6 2.43/9.7 1.91/9.0 4.79/6.0 1.89/5.7 2.96/8.6 4.09/7.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 392/.266 79/.246 132/.246 256/.274 134/.179 146/.228 346/.294 128/.174 115/.242 .262
OPS .744 .689 .652 .737 .590 .678 .825 .556 .706 .737
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 101/.766 39/.840 75/.576 134/.793 62/.452 85/.560 183/.804 64/.704 63/.543 .717
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 291/.736 40/.547 57/.748 122/.677 72/.718 61/.840 163/.849 64/.419 52/.907 .755
Road 211/.761 55/.777 65/.774 151/.815 82/.470 79/.805 172/.852 73/.484 60/.847
Last 28d days 103/.514 44/.767 35/.665 42/.619 44/.615 48/.685 98/.682 30/.802 36/.655
HR/SB/CS 13/7/5 0/2/0 0/3/1 4/7/4 4/0/0 4/8/0 8/11/1 4/3/0 3/3/0 64/69/14
Usage ····X··· o··X·X·· ·o···o·· ·o··X··· ··X·oo·X ·Xo·o··X X····X·· ···o···o 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.