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Game Preview: BAL @ BOS, 1:35pm, Sunday, April 19, 2009 @Fenway Park II

NOTE: Some stats are only updated through Friday, April 17, 2009. Site will be updated with yesterday's stats by 11:30am ET.

Orioles, 6-5, 2nd, 2 GB, tied for WC

SP: Koji Uehara (34, RHP, 2-0, 7.20)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (2-0) 10.0 12 8 8 5 3 2 7.20
Last 7 GS 2-0 10.0 12 8 8 5 3 2 7.20 38
2009-04-13 @TEX W 5.0 7 7 7 4 3 2 87 24
2009-04-08 NYY W 5.0 5 1 1 1 0 0 86 52
Has never faced BOS.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    4-2    Road:    2-3    ExtrInn: 1-0 
 vsRHP:   5-5    vsLHP:   1-0    1-Run:   2-0 
 vsEast:  4-4    vsCntrl: 0-0    vsWest:  2-1  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 11 Sat, Apr 18  @BOS  L   4-6        6-5   2nd  2.0 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
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20: 6-5    Last 30: 6-5 
RedSox, 5-6, 4th, 3 GB, 1 GB in WC

SP: Jon Lester (25, LHP, 0-2, 9.00)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. BAL Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (0-2) 11.0 18 11 11 2 10 3 9.00
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 4-3 44.2 44 19 19 15 38 4 3.83 54
2009-04-13 @OAK L 6.0 10 6 6 0 5 2 106 33
2009-04-08 TBR L 5.0 8 5 5 2 5 1 94 34
2008-09-25 CLE W 6.0 2 1 1 1 4 0 86 67
2008-09-20 @TOR L 7.0 8 5 5 3 4 0 102 42
2008-09-14 TOR W 8.0 4 1 1 2 6 1 103 74
2008-09-08 TBR W 7.2 6 0 0 3 9 0 119 73
2008-09-02 BAL W 5.0 6 1 1 4 5 0 99 52
Last 5 v.BAL 3-0 30.0 29 9 9 11 21 2 2.70 55
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
2008-05-14 @BAL ND 6.0 5 2 2 2 4 0 86 56
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    3-2    Road:    2-4    ExtrInn: 0-1 
 vsRHP:   3-3    vsLHP:   2-3    1-Run:   1-3 
 vsEast:  3-2    vsCntrl: 0-0    vsWest:  2-4  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 11 Sat, Apr 18   BAL  W   6-4        5-6   4th  3.0 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
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20: 5-6    Last 30: 5-6 
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
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)
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)
Season Series: 2009 - BOS leads 2-0; 2008 - BOS won 12-6; 2007 - BOS won 12-6; All-Time - BOS leads 1118-917

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 (6.18 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (5.18 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 31.Lester*
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 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 26/1.192 1/.000 3/.333 143/76 .298/.340/.359/.699 .824/.587 .834 16/.466 6/4 0/1
17.Huff* G/S/vP 21/1.213 9/.222 11/.910 1/.000 11/.364 6/.833 10/.100 1/.000 ··· 661/450 .304/.360/.552/.912 .752/.989 .887 44/.800 4/0 32/3
3.Izturis# G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 4/.833 ··· ··· ··· 11/.282 2/.000 1/2.000 454/280 .263/.319/.309/.628 .723/.569 .608 35/.442 24/6 1/11
10.Jones G/S/vP 14/1.026 7/.286 2/.000 1/.000 2/3.000 3/.666 3/2.000 1/2.000 ··· 514/380 .270/.311/.400/.711 .660/.728 .708 47/1.259 10/3 9/3
21.Markakis* G/S/vP 23/.759 11/1.441 13/.408 ··· 13/.763 6/.000 2/2.500 1/.000 ··· 697/474 .306/.406/.491/.897 .843/.923 .958 45/1.063 10/7 20/3
16.Moeller G/S/vP ··· ··· 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 ··· ··· 1/.000 93/79 .241/.312/.325/.637 .377/.678 .623 27/.630 3/0 1/0
1.Roberts# G/S/vP 22/.889 9/.476 11/.364 ··· 7/1.171 9/.611 3/.666 2/1.000 ··· 704/495 .296/.378/.450/.828 .851/.818 .815 46/1.037 40/10 9/8
30.Scott* G/S/vP 5/.000 5/.200 4/.500 2/.000 4/.000 4/.500 5/1.800 3/1.000 ··· 536/416 .257/.336/.472/.807 .702/.838 .753 39/.943 2/2 23/2
23.Wigginton G/S/vP 2/1.500 4/1.250 2/.500 ··· ··· 2/1.000 22/1.055 1/.000 2/.000 429/311 .285/.350/.526/.876 1.055/.809 .697 33/.575 4/6 23/6
9.Zaun# G/S/vP 9/.476 6/.000 2/.000 ··· 5/1.600 14/.630 5/.200 1/.000 ··· 288/228 .237/.340/.359/.700 .562/.734 .537 31/.489 2/1 6/7
IP 210.1 74.1 59.1 88.1 62.0 69.1 94.2 71.2 47.0 TOTAL .290/.378/.463/.840 1.021/.806 .877 .840 5/4 11/6
ERA-K/9 3.21/6.5 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 5.32/7.2

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

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 874/.256 307/.205 247/.245 365/.216 258/.212 273/.223 426/.304 295/.222 197/.226 .266  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 .688 .605 .699 .674 .612 .561 .843 .590 .594 .786
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 253/.571 142/.544 131/.587 178/.787 110/.547 145/.606 206/.876 139/.745 94/.612 .738
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 621/.737 165/.658 116/.818 187/.572 148/.661 128/.511 220/.812 156/.455 103/.577 .834
Home 470/.664 157/.532 151/.648 197/.686 127/.722 147/.536 256/.788 162/.551 121/.607
Last 28d days 50/1.058 29/.630 21/.961 26/.641 21/.646 18/.715 44/.977 24/.341 11/1.364
HR/SB/CS 14/8/5 5/7/0 4/1/3 10/9/1 6/0/1 4/2/0 13/8/3 2/3/1 1/1/1 12/10/3
Usage ·····X·· ·X··X·X· ·o··Xoo· ····X··· oo··X·o· Xo··X··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 (4.82 RS/G) vs. Orioles Pitchers (7.73 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 19.Uehara
G/S/vB
34.Albers
G/S/vB
28.Baez
G/S/vB
56.Eaton
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
32.Walker*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
5.Baldelli G/S/vP ··· ··· 3/.333 3/.666 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 ··· 7/.453 2/1.500 3/2.333 10/.633 3/.000 ··· 4/.000 1/no AB 3/.333 670/507 .286/.373/.522/.895 .852/.907 .913 44/1.281 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 ··· 1/no AB 1/no AB 9/1.167 ··· 2/.500 1/no AB 1/.000 2/.000 7/1.000 456/362 .280/.408/.519/.927 .926/.927 .927 37/1.066 4/1 19/4
46.Ellsbury* G/S/vP ··· 3/1.334 2/.000 ··· ··· 3/.333 ··· 6/.000 2/.000 3/.000 609/458 .280/.336/.394/.729 .728/.729 .790 44/.492 50/11 9/0
22.Green G/S/vP ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· / /// / 17/.812 / /
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 ··· 2/.000 7/.762 11/.091 8/.500 6/1.267 6/.500 3/.000 2/1.000 1/.000 468/364 .274/.338/.461/.798 .961/.754 .766 42/.757 2/2 17/10
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP ··· 3/.000 20/1.056 ··· 23/.515 3/1.667 6/1.500 3/.667 8/.375 20/1.289 491/370 .264/.369/.507/.877 .741/.921 .977 46/.445 1/0 23/
15.Pedroia G/S/vP ··· 4/.250 6/.334 ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· 6/.666 2/.500 4/2.417 726/545 .326/.376/.493/.869 .903/.857 .911 47/.670 20/1 17/6
33.Varitek# G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 13/1.162 ··· 18/.528 5/.400 7/.929 6/.334 3/1.334 15/.673 483/372 .220/.313/.359/.672 .863/.616 .663 32/.764 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 ··· 2/.000 5/.400 ··· 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 46/1.150 3/5 29/7
IP 49.0 107.0 133.2 68.2 79.2 53.1 38.0 TOTAL .254/.342/.429/.771 .837/.730 .841 .771 7/3 13/3
ERA-K/9 /0.0 3.49/4.8 /0.0 5.80/4.8 5.45/5.5 2.23/5.0 /0.0 4.74/9.7 4.73/9.8 6.87/5.7 6.78/6.4

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

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA / 208/.240 / 478/.310 590/.283 281/.219 / 359/.218 239/.234 178/.325 .326  Bay
 Drew
 Ellsbury
 Carter
 Baldelli
 Youkilis
154/0/0/8
0/1/106/6
58/66/36/4
3/0/0/0
1/0/6/0
0/0/2/0
OPS .655 .868 .786 .539 .707 .708 .981 1.010
vs LHB (BF-OPS) / 101/.468 / 256/.887 163/.718 129/.574 / 169/.686 72/.534 98/.913 .862
vs RHB (BF-OPS) / 107/.829 / 222/.846 427/.811 152/.511 / 190/.725 167/.787 80/1.066 1.164
Road / 94/.821 / 252/.863 298/.717 150/.599 / 219/.749 112/.747 109/1.161
Last 28d days 46/.906 31/1.084 28/.570 21/1.055 46/.988 18/.794 21/1.160 23/.673 22/1.009 10/.600
HR/SB/CS // 4/3/1 // 15/4/5 17/16/3 0/3/2 // 8/6/2 6/3/0 12/2/1 23/14/3
Usage ·····X·· ·X·X···X ·X···X·· X·····X· ···X···· X···Xo·· o···X··X ····X·X· ····XX·· o···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.