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Game Preview: BOS @ BAL, 1:35pm, Wednesday, July 1, 2009 @Oriole Park at Camden Yards

RedSox, 47-30, 1st, 2½ up

SP: Josh Beckett (29, RHP, 9-3, 3.48)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. BAL Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (9-3) 98.1 89 45 38 32 94 7 3.48
2008 (12-10) 174.1 173 80 78 34 172 18 4.03
2007 (20-7) 200.2 189 76 73 40 194 17 3.27
Last 7 GS 5-1 50.2 33 12 7 9 48 2 1.24 69
2009-06-26 @ATL W 7.0 6 0 0 0 6 0 98 71
2009-06-20 ATL W 9.0 5 0 0 0 7 0 94 84
2009-06-14 @PHI L 6.0 11 7 6 0 5 1 105 29
2009-06-09 NYY W 6.0 1 0 0 2 8 0 93 76
2009-06-03 @DET W 7.2 2 3 0 2 9 0 119 76
2009-05-28 @MIN W 7.0 3 1 1 4 8 1 111 71
2009-05-23 NYM ND 8.0 5 1 0 1 5 0 117 74
Last 5 v.BAL 2-1 30.2 36 17 16 10 31 4 4.70 49
2009-04-18 BAL W 6.0 6 4 3 4 5 0 105 47
2008-06-10 BAL ND 6.0 8 4 4 1 3 0 113 42
2008-05-30 @BAL ND 6.0 4 2 2 3 10 1 118 63
2008-05-13 @BAL L 5.2 11 5 5 2 5 1 97 30
2007-09-09 @BAL W 7.0 7 2 2 0 8 2 116 63
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   25-10   Road:   22-20   ExtrInn: 3-2 
 vsRHP:  29-21   vsLHP:  18-9    1-Run:  12-11
 vsEast: 21-9    vsCntrl:10-4    vsWest:  5-10 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 77 Tue, Jun 30  @BAL  L  10-11      47-30  1st  2.5 up
 76 Mon, Jun 29  @BAL  W   4-0       47-29  1st  3.5 up
 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
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:14-6    Last 30:20-10
Orioles, 35-42, 5th, 12 GB, 9½ GB in WC

SP: Brad Bergesen (23, RHP, 5-2, 3.76)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (5-2) 83.2 83 37 35 19 40 9 3.76
Last 7 GS 4-0 50.0 40 15 15 7 24 4 2.70 60
2009-06-26 WSN W 6.0 4 1 1 2 5 0 105 63
2009-06-20 @PHI ND 6.1 6 4 4 0 2 0 81 47
2009-06-14 ATL W 9.0 5 2 2 2 3 2 112 70
2009-06-09 SEA W 8.0 5 0 0 0 6 0 97 78
2009-06-03 @SEA ND 7.0 5 2 2 3 3 1 105 59
2009-05-29 DET W 8.0 7 2 2 0 3 0 105 63
2009-05-24 @WSN ND 5.2 8 4 4 0 2 1 89 39
Has never faced BOS.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   24-19   Road:   11-23   ExtrInn: 3-2 
 vsRHP:  22-28   vsLHP:  13-14   1-Run:  10-8 
 vsEast: 11-17   vsCntrl: 8-5    vsWest:  5-13 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 77 Tue, Jun 30   BOS  W  11-10      35-42  5th 12.0 gb
 76 Mon, Jun 29   BOS  L   0-4       34-42  5th 13.0 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
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:14-16
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Mon, Jun 29, 2009 BOS  4 @BAL  0        W:Jon Lester (7-6), L: Jason Berken (1-5), S: Jonathan Papelbon (19)
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
Season Series: 2009 - BOS leads 5-1; 2008 - BOS won 12-6; 2007 - BOS won 12-6; All-Time - BOS leads 1121-918

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  5.62

NYM  4.52

SDP  3.83

RA/G

SFG  3.76

TEX  4.61

WSN  5.65

BA

J. Mauer  .386

J. Willingham  .284

B. Giles  .191

OBP

J. Mauer  .459

M. Reynolds  .358

D. Navarro  .240

SLG

A. Pujols  .721

M. Lowell  .470

N. Punto  .247

OPS

A. Pujols  1.171

N. Markakis  .814

B. Giles  .548

ERA

Z. Greinke  1.95

L. Hernandez  4.04

A. Sonnanstine  6.61

K/9IP

J. Verlander  10.80

D. Bush  6.56

J. Garland  3.33

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RedSox Batters (5.26 RS/G) vs. Orioles Pitchers (5.35 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 35.Bergesen
G/S/vB
34.Albers
G/S/vB
28.Baez
G/S/vB
49.Berken
G/S/vB
27.Hendrickson*
G/S/vB
63.Hernandez
G/S/vB
43.Johnson
G/S/vB
37.Ray
G/S/vB
52.Sherrill*
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 3/.000 13/.581 ··· 4/.000 2/.000 1/no AB 324/233 .272/.380/.555/.935 .980/.917 .960 102/.714 5/1 19/0
7.Drew* G/S/vP ··· 1/no AB 1/no AB 3/3.000 ··· ··· 3/.667 1/no AB 2/.000 271/207 .262/.384/.489/.873 .819/.889 .868 85/.973 2/2 10/1
46.Ellsbury* G/S/vP ··· 4/1.000 2/.000 3/1.167 3/1.000 ··· 4/.250 ··· 3/.666 316/215 .298/.347/.388/.735 .681/.758 .743 83/.766 33/6 4/1
22.Green G/S/vP ··· 2/1.000 ··· 2/.500 2/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 194/142 .271/.330/.418/.748 .704/.764 .636 76/.718 1/3 4/9
11.Kotsay* G/S/vP ··· ··· 4/.250 3/1.334 13/.962 ··· ··· 1/no AB 7/.310 44/36 .310/.341/.405/.746 .250/.859 .681 44/.746 0/1 1/0
16.Kottaras* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 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 2/1.000 282/202 .282/.319/.470/.789 .898/.747 .711 72/.639 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 2/0 1/6
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP ··· 3/.000 20/1.056 3/1.167 26/.581 ··· 4/1.250 7/1.229 9/.333 291/200 .221/.316/.390/.706 .693/.711 .591 78/1.092 0/2 8/1
15.Pedroia G/S/vP ··· 5/.200 6/.334 3/1.167 3/1.667 ··· 2/1.000 1/.000 3/.333 338/237 .288/.371/.380/.751 .795/.732 .734 106/.539 14/5 2/4
33.Varitek# G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 13/1.162 3/.666 20/.744 ··· 5/.400 8/1.000 3/1.334 233/168 .240/.335/.485/.820 .960/.778 .784 70/.701 0/0 11/1
20.Youkilis G/S/vP ··· 3/.666 5/.400 3/.000 14/.940 ··· 8/1.071 4/1.750 3/.333 267/187 .310/.438/.569/1.008 1.056/.987 .951 101/.803 4/1 13/1
IP 83.2 31.2 38.2 36.1 51.1 19.1 37.2 20.1 31.2 TOTAL .268/.352/.446/.798 .837/.782 .757 .764 59/22 90/48
ERA-K/9 3.76/4.3 3.41/6.5 4.19/5.3 6.44/5.5 5.08/5.8 4.19/5.6 2.39/5.7 9.74/10.2 1.99/8.2 5.00/6.0

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 346/.260 135/.292 160/.210 170/.300 222/.300 90/.333 154/.243 106/.374 123/.195 .280
OPS .706 .755 .630 .833 .880 .862 .653 1.025 .596 .806
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 172/.686 60/.818 80/.604 90/.877 69/.786 43/.855 75/.555 51/1.385 36/.288 .811
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 174/.723 75/.705 80/.657 80/.781 153/.924 47/.869 79/.737 55/.702 87/.724 .802
Home 217/.711 73/.777 96/.493 129/.799 95/.963 51/.824 79/.700 54/.952 67/.620
Last 28d days 140/.541 54/.588 44/.771 118/.893 49/.751 38/.909 45/.660 24/1.125 34/.399
HR/SB/CS 9/0/2 1/3/1 5/3/0 3/5/0 9/9/0 1/3/1 2/1/0 4/2/0 3/2/0 95/54/11
Usage ····X··· X··oX·X· ··o·o··X ·X····X· X·X··XX· ··X····· ···o···X ·oo··X·X X··oo···
Orioles Batters (4.68 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.31 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 19.Beckett
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/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 124/86 .246/.274/.314/.588 .711/.531 .703 77/.593 2/2 1/4
17.Huff* G/S/vP 34/.822 ··· 10/.200 3/.333 12/.334 7/.715 10/.100 2/.000 1/2.000 311/189 .275/.341/.453/.794 .737/.830 .895 84/.821 0/5 10/4
10.Jones G/S/vP 15/.553 ··· 8/.393 1/.000 3/1.667 4/.833 3/2.000 1/2.000 ··· 305/198 .306/.361/.511/.871 .749/.937 .874 96/.566 5/3 12/4
21.Markakis* G/S/vP 31/.831 ··· 11/1.441 3/.666 15/.652 7/.000 2/2.500 1/.000 1/2.000 336/202 .298/.357/.457/.814 .634/.936 .860 100/.757 2/1 8/3
6.Mora G/S/vP 19/.737 ··· 11/.489 1/.000 6/.900 7/.286 6/1.467 2/no AB ··· 226/139 .268/.329/.327/.656 .655/.656 .763 82/.610 2/2 2/6
18.Pie* G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 110/98 .224/.296/.337/.633 .182/.687 .656 11/.855 1/3 2/0
14.Reimold G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 147/92 .285/.367/.531/.898 1.002/.837 1.041 77/.926 0/0 9/2
1.Roberts# G/S/vP 32/.911 ··· 10/.425 3/.000 7/1.171 10/.786 3/.666 3/.666 ··· 342/229 .280/.349/.440/.789 .723/.821 .779 99/.727 15/5 7/5
26.Salazar G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.500 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 22/16 .364/.364/.364/.727 1.000/.625 .727 22/.727 0/0 1/0
30.Scott* G/S/vP 13/1.433 ··· 6/.167 4/.833 4/.000 4/.500 5/1.800 3/1.000 2/.000 220/156 .292/.373/.549/.921 1.121/.835 1.011 81/.736 0/0 14/0
15.Wieters# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 87/49 .235/.287/.383/.670 .437/.848 .797 68/.706 0/0 2/3
23.Wigginton G/S/vP 26/1.146 ··· 5/1.000 2/.000 ··· 2/1.000 22/1.055 2/1.000 4/.500 199/124 .266/.307/.388/.695 .672/.709 .775 43/1.029 1/1 5/2
9.Zaun# G/S/vP 12/.500 ··· 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 98.1 18.1 31.0 61.0 34.0 34.0 82.2 34.0 27.2 TOTAL .271/.334/.422/.756 .708/.781 .829 .740 37/22 78/55
ERA-K/9 3.48/8.6 3.44/8.4 2.03/6.7 4.28/8.0 3.44/9.5 1.85/9.0 4.79/6.0 1.85/5.6 3.25/8.4 4.02/7.6

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 412/.239 82/.235 135/.241 256/.274 135/.178 147/.227 372/.290 132/.178 119/.235 .260
OPS .646 .661 .646 .737 .585 .673 .826 .565 .692 .732
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 246/.682 42/.773 76/.568 134/.793 63/.445 86/.553 201/.814 65/.692 66/.536 .714
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 166/.593 40/.547 59/.745 122/.677 72/.718 61/.840 171/.841 67/.448 53/.888 .750
Road 222/.723 58/.731 68/.757 151/.815 83/.464 80/.794 198/.849 77/.502 64/.812
Last 28d days 135/.474 47/.712 35/.705 42/.619 41/.664 43/.621 124/.715 32/.864 40/.615
HR/SB/CS 7/8/1 0/2/0 0/3/1 4/7/4 4/0/0 4/8/0 10/13/1 4/3/0 3/4/0 66/72/14
Usage ····X··· ··o··X·X oo·o···o X··o··X· Xo··X·oo oo·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.