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Game Preview: BAL @ BOS, 7:10pm, Saturday, April 18, 2009 @Fenway Park II

NOTE: Some stats are only updated through Thursday, April 16, 2009. Site will be updated with yesterday's stats by 11:30am ET.

Orioles, 6-4, 2nd, 1 GB, 1 up in WC

SP: Adam Eaton (31, RHP, 0-1, 9.00)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (0-1) 4.0 8 4 4 2 6 0 9.00
2008 (4-8) 107.0 131 71 69 44 57 15 5.80
2007 (10-10) 161.2 192 117 113 71 97 30 6.29
Last 7 GS 1-6 34.0 57 34 32 18 22 4 8.47 32
2009-04-12 TBR L 4.0 8 4 4 2 6 0 100 34
2008-07-12 ARI L 3.2 7 8 8 3 4 0 91 16
2008-07-07 NYM L 2.2 10 8 6 1 1 0 68 10
2008-07-02 @ATL W 5.0 5 2 2 5 2 1 93 46
2008-06-26 @OAK L 7.0 6 3 3 3 6 1 110 56
2008-06-20 LAA L 5.0 12 6 6 3 1 1 107 17
2008-06-14 @STL L 6.2 9 3 3 1 2 1 97 45
Has never faced BOS.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    4-2    Road:    2-2    ExtrInn: 1-0 
 vsRHP:   5-4    vsLHP:   1-0    1-Run:   2-0 
 vsEast:  4-3    vsCntrl: 0-0    vsWest:  2-1  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 10 Fri, Apr 17  @BOS  L   8-10       6-4   2nd  1.0 gb
  9 Wed, Apr 15  @TEX  L   6-19       6-3   2nd  0.5 gb
  8 Tue, Apr 14  @TEX  W   7-5 (10)   6-2   1st  0.5 up
  7 Mon, Apr 13  @TEX  W  10-9        5-2   2nd  0.5 gb
  6 Sun, Apr 12   TBR  L   3-11       4-2   2nd  0.5 gb
  5 Sat, Apr 11   TBR  W   6-0        4-1   2nd  0.5 gb
  4 Fri, Apr 10   TBR  W   5-4        3-1   2nd  0.5 gb
  3 Thu, Apr  9   NYY  L   2-11       2-1   2nd  0.5 gb
  2 Wed, Apr  8   NYY  W   7-5        2-0   1st  0.5 up
  1 Mon, Apr  6   NYY  W  10-5        1-0   1st    Tied
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20: 6-4    Last 30: 6-4 
RedSox, 4-6, 5th, 3 GB, 2 GB in WC

SP: Josh Beckett (29, RHP, 1-1, 3.46)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. BAL Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (1-1) 13.0 10 5 5 5 15 0 3.46
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 2-3 40.1 38 19 19 10 45 2 4.24 56
2009-04-12 @LAA L 6.0 8 4 4 2 5 0 103 43
2009-04-07 TBR W 7.0 2 1 1 3 10 0 93 76
2008-09-22 CLE L 6.0 7 4 4 1 6 0 105 55
2008-09-16 @TBR ND 8.0 3 1 1 1 7 1 95 78
2008-09-10 TBR ND 6.0 6 1 1 2 7 0 84 61
2008-09-05 @TEX W 5.0 4 0 0 0 7 0 80 66
2008-08-17 TOR L 2.1 8 8 8 1 3 1 55 11
Last 5 v.BAL 2-1 33.1 38 15 15 6 34 4 4.05 53
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
2007-08-11 @BAL W 8.2 8 2 2 0 8 0 113 68
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    2-2    Road:    2-4    ExtrInn: 0-1 
 vsRHP:   2-3    vsLHP:   2-3    1-Run:   1-3 
 vsEast:  2-2    vsCntrl: 0-0    vsWest:  2-4  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 10 Fri, Apr 17   BAL  W  10-8        4-6   5th  3.0 gb
  9 Wed, Apr 15  @OAK  W   8-2        3-6   5th  3.5 gb
  8 Tue, Apr 14  @OAK  L   5-6 (12)   2-6   5th  4.0 gb
  7 Mon, Apr 13  @OAK  L   2-8        2-5   5th  3.5 gb
  6 Sun, Apr 12  @LAA  L   4-5        2-4   5th  2.5 gb
  5 Sat, Apr 11  @LAA  W   5-4        2-3   4th  2.5 gb
  4 Fri, Apr 10  @LAA  L   3-6        1-3   5th  2.5 gb
  3 Thu, Apr  9   TBR  L   3-4        1-2   4th  1.5 gb
  2 Wed, Apr  8   TBR  L   2-7        1-1   3rd  1.0 gb
  1 Tue, Apr  7   TBR  W   5-3        1-0   2nd  0.5 gb
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20: 4-6    Last 30: 4-6 
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
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)
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
Season Series: 2009 - BOS leads 1-0; 2008 - BOS won 12-6; 2007 - BOS won 12-6; All-Time - BOS leads 1117-917

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

For the 2008 season

Stat

Best

Middle

Worst

RS/G

TEX  5.56

ATL  4.65

SDP  3.93

RA/G

TOR  3.77

HOU  4.61

TEX  5.97

BA

C. Jones  .364

R. Ibanez  .293

J. Towles  .137

OBP

C. Jones  .470

C. Lee  .368

T. Pena  .189

SLG

A. Pujols  .653

G. Dobbs  .491

T. Pena  .209

OPS

A. Pujols  1.114

J. Cust  .851

T. Pena  .398

ERA

J. Santana  2.53

A. Cook  3.96

N. Robertson  6.35

K/9IP

T. Lincecum  10.51

V. Padilla  6.68

L. Hernandez  3.35

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NOTE: Team stats shown are for the 2009 season. Player Stats for the 2008 season. We will switch to 2009 stats on May 1st.

Orioles Batters (6.40 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (5.30 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 19.Beckett
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
36.Penny
G/S/vB
56.Ramirez
G/S/vB
24.Saito
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
12.Andino G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 68/47 .206/.254/.333/.587 .586/.588 .558 7/.762 0/0 2/2
2.Freel G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 24/1.154 ··· 3/.333 143/76 .298/.340/.359/.699 .824/.587 .834 12/.444 6/4 0/1
17.Huff* G/S/vP 31/.756 8/.250 10/.800 1/.000 10/.400 6/.833 8/.125 1/.000 ··· 661/450 .304/.360/.552/.912 .752/.989 .887 39/.855 4/0 32/3
3.Izturis# G/S/vP 10/.425 ··· 4/.833 ··· ··· ··· 9/.347 1/.000 1/2.000 454/280 .263/.319/.309/.628 .723/.569 .608 31/.502 24/6 1/11
10.Jones G/S/vP 12/.583 6/.334 2/.000 1/.000 2/3.000 3/.666 ··· ··· ··· 514/380 .270/.311/.400/.711 .660/.728 .708 42/1.230 10/3 9/3
21.Markakis* G/S/vP 28/.744 10/1.200 12/.350 ··· 12/.833 6/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 697/474 .306/.406/.491/.897 .843/.923 .958 40/.943 10/7 20/3
16.Moeller G/S/vP 8/.375 ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 103/71 .231/.311/.330/.640 .498/.700 .801 11/1.091 0/0 1/3
18.Pie* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 93/79 .241/.312/.325/.637 .377/.678 .623 26/.656 3/0 1/0
1.Roberts# G/S/vP 28/.934 8/.542 11/.364 ··· 7/1.171 9/.611 ··· 1/.000 ··· 704/495 .296/.378/.450/.828 .851/.818 .815 41/1.068 40/10 9/8
30.Scott* G/S/vP 10/1.700 4/.250 4/.500 2/.000 4/.000 3/.666 3/1.667 2/1.500 ··· 536/416 .257/.336/.472/.807 .702/.838 .753 34/.969 2/2 23/2
23.Wigginton G/S/vP 23/1.300 3/1.666 2/.500 ··· ··· 1/.000 20/1.061 ··· 2/.000 429/311 .285/.350/.526/.876 1.055/.809 .697 28/.530 4/6 23/6
9.Zaun# G/S/vP 9/.333 5/.000 2/.000 ··· 5/1.600 13/.685 3/.000 ··· ··· 288/228 .237/.340/.359/.700 .562/.734 .537 26/.542 2/1 6/7
IP 174.1 74.1 59.1 88.1 62.0 69.1 94.2 71.2 47.0 TOTAL .290/.376/.471/.847 1.032/.810 .909 .847 5/4 10/5
ERA-K/9 4.03/8.9 3.27/8.7 2.43/5.8 3.16/6.9 2.61/8.7 2.34/10.0 6.27/4.8 2.64/8.8 2.49/11.5 5.02/7.5

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Moeller (15-9-0)
 Zaun (40-14-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 725/.256 307/.205 247/.245 365/.216 258/.212 273/.223 426/.304 295/.222 197/.226 .263  Markakis
 Jones
 Scott
 Wigginton
 Freel
 Pie
 Andino
0/0/156/17
0/129/0/4
106/0/0/3
31/0/0/2
13/23/5/1
1/39/0/1
0/1/0/0
OPS .700 .605 .699 .674 .612 .561 .843 .590 .594 .787
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 402/.710 142/.544 131/.587 178/.787 110/.547 145/.606 206/.876 139/.745 94/.612 .746
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 323/.687 165/.658 116/.818 187/.572 148/.661 128/.511 220/.812 156/.455 103/.577 .822
Home 316/.828 157/.532 151/.648 197/.686 127/.722 147/.536 256/.788 162/.551 121/.607
Last 28d days 52/.528 20/.775 19/.874 26/.641 19/.726 14/.786 24/.837 17/.243 11/1.364
HR/SB/CS 18/7/5 5/7/0 4/1/3 10/9/1 6/0/1 4/2/0 13/8/3 2/3/1 1/1/1 11/10/3
Usage ·····X·· X··X·X·· o··Xoo·o ···X···X o··X·o·· o··X··X· X·····X· X··X··X· ····X···

NOTE: Team stats shown are for the 2009 season. Player Stats for the 2008 season. We will switch to 2009 stats on May 1st.

RedSox Batters (4.70 RS/G) vs. Orioles Pitchers (7.90 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 56.Eaton
G/S/vB
34.Albers
G/S/vB
28.Baez
G/S/vB
27.Hendrickson*
G/S/vB
43.Johnson
G/S/vB
37.Ray
G/S/vB
45.Sarfate
G/S/vB
52.Sherrill*
G/S/vB
19.Uehara
G/S/vB
32.Walker*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
5.Baldelli G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· 3/.333 12/.523 ··· 4/.250 1/no AB 2/.000 ··· 3/1.167 90/35 .263/.344/.475/.819 .882/.723 .890 12/.606 0/0 4/1
44.Bay G/S/vP 3/2.333 6/.533 1/2.000 10/.633 3/.000 ··· 4/.000 1/no AB ··· 3/.333 670/507 .286/.373/.522/.895 .852/.907 .913 39/1.237 10/0 31/4
54.Carter* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 20/18 .333/.400/.333/.733 2.000/.583 .774 2/.000 0/0 0/0
7.Drew* G/S/vP 9/1.167 ··· ··· ··· 2/.500 1/no AB 1/.000 2/.000 ··· 7/1.000 456/362 .280/.408/.519/.927 .926/.927 .927 32/.781 4/1 19/4
46.Ellsbury* G/S/vP ··· 2/1.000 1/.000 ··· 3/.333 ··· 6/.000 2/.000 ··· 3/.000 609/458 .280/.336/.394/.729 .728/.729 .790 39/.451 50/11 9/0
22.Green G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· / /// / 13/.657 / /
16.Kottaras* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 5/3 .200/.200/.400/.600 1.500/.000 .600 7/.929 0/0 0/0
25.Lowell G/S/vP 11/.091 1/.000 6/.533 8/.500 6/1.267 6/.500 3/.000 2/1.000 ··· 1/.000 468/364 .274/.338/.461/.798 .961/.754 .766 37/.727 2/2 17/10
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 19/1.118 23/.515 3/1.667 6/1.500 3/.667 8/.375 ··· 20/1.289 491/370 .264/.369/.507/.877 .741/.921 .977 41/.499 1/0 23/
15.Pedroia G/S/vP ··· 3/.000 5/.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· 6/.666 2/.500 ··· 4/2.417 726/545 .326/.376/.493/.869 .903/.857 .911 42/.546 20/1 17/6
33.Varitek# G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 12/1.278 18/.528 5/.400 7/.929 6/.334 3/1.334 ··· 15/.673 483/372 .220/.313/.359/.672 .863/.616 .663 28/.806 0/1 13/4
51.Velazquez G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 8/7 .125/.125/.125/.250 .000/.286 .250 2/.000 0/0 0/0
20.Youkilis G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 4/.250 11/.909 7/.762 3/1.167 4/1.833 3/.333 ··· 1/.000 621/492 .312/.390/.569/.958 1.009/.946 1.019 41/1.259 3/5 29/7
IP 107.0 49.0 133.2 68.2 79.2 53.1 38.0 TOTAL .242/.327/.404/.731 .837/.653 .740 .731 7/2 11/3
ERA-K/9 5.80/4.8 3.49/4.8 /0.0 5.45/5.5 2.23/5.0 /0.0 4.74/9.7 4.73/9.8 /0.0 6.87/5.7 6.67/6.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Kottaras (0-0-0)
 Varitek (56-16-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 478/.310 208/.240 / 590/.283 281/.219 / 359/.218 239/.234 / 178/.325 .323  Bay
 Drew
 Ellsbury
 Baldelli
 Youkilis
 Carter
154/0/0/8
0/1/106/6
58/66/36/4
1/0/6/0
0/0/2/0
3/0/0/0
OPS .868 .655 .786 .539 .707 .708 .981 .997
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 256/.887 101/.468 / 163/.718 129/.574 / 169/.686 72/.534 / 98/.913 .842
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 222/.846 107/.829 / 427/.811 152/.511 / 190/.725 167/.787 / 80/1.066 1.163
Road 252/.863 94/.821 / 298/.717 150/.599 / 219/.749 112/.747 / 109/1.161
Last 28d days 21/1.055 23/1.162 20/.450 46/.988 18/.794 21/1.160 23/.673 22/1.009 46/.906 10/.600
HR/SB/CS 15/4/5 4/3/1 // 17/16/3 0/3/2 // 8/6/2 6/3/0 // 12/2/1 21/14/2
Usage ·····X·· X·X···X· X···X··X ··X····X ···Xo··X ···X··X· ···X·X·· ···XX··X ····X··· ···Xo·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.