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Game Preview: BAL @ BOS, 11:05am, Monday, April 20, 2009 @Fenway Park II

NOTE: Some stats are only updated through Saturday, April 18, 2009. Site will be updated with yesterday's stats by 11:30am ET.

Orioles, 6-6, 3rd, 3 GB, 1 GB in WC

SP: Mark Hendrickson (35, LHP, 1-1, 3.00)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (1-1) 9.0 13 10 3 6 4 2 3.00
2008 (7-8) 133.2 148 87 81 48 81 17 5.45
2007 (4-8) 122.2 142 75 71 29 92 15 5.21
Last 7 GS 1-4 35.0 45 32 25 15 22 9 6.43 39
2009-04-15 @TEX L 3.2 7 9 2 4 2 1 95 23
2009-04-10 TBR W 5.1 6 1 1 2 2 1 91 52
2008-07-06 @COL ND 4.0 6 4 4 1 2 1 81 35
2008-07-01 WSN L 6.0 10 6 6 0 3 2 100 31
2008-06-26 TBR L 4.2 5 5 5 5 3 1 102 32
2008-06-20 @OAK ND 6.1 7 4 4 0 4 2 89 47
2008-06-14 @TBR L 5.0 4 3 3 3 6 1 103 50
Last 5 v.BOS 1-3 20.0 34 28 27 11 11 1 12.15 28
2006-05-28 @BOS L 5.2 8 5 5 3 2 0 109 32
2005-09-19 BOS W 6.1 8 6 6 3 2 0 104 32
2005-07-26 BOS ND 3.0 7 5 5 1 2 1 56 26
2005-07-20 @BOS L 0.0 4 6 5 2 0 0 30 18
2004-09-16 @BOS L 5.0 7 6 6 2 5 0 89 32
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    4-2    Road:    2-4    ExtrInn: 1-0 
 vsRHP:   5-5    vsLHP:   1-1    1-Run:   2-1 
 vsEast:  4-5    vsCntrl: 0-0    vsWest:  2-1  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 12 Sun, Apr 19  @BOS  L   1-2        6-6   3rd  3.0 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
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20: 6-6    Last 30: 6-6 
RedSox, 6-6, 3rd, 3 GB, 1 GB in WC

SP: Justin Masterson (24, RHP, 0-0, 4.50)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. BAL Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (0-0) 6.0 7 3 3 1 7 0 4.50
2008 (6-5) 88.1 68 31 31 40 68 10 3.16
Last 7 GS 3-3 41.2 35 20 20 21 30 7 4.32 51
2008-07-05 @NYY L 6.0 6 2 2 2 2 0 100 52
2008-06-30 @TBR L 6.0 5 4 4 5 5 2 105 46
2008-06-24 ARI ND 6.0 7 4 4 4 4 1 101 42
2008-06-18 @PHI W 5.0 4 2 2 2 1 0 92 50
2008-06-13 @CIN L 6.2 4 3 3 3 9 2 98 60
2008-06-08 SEA W 6.0 3 1 1 3 4 0 88 63
2008-06-03 TBR W 6.0 6 4 4 2 5 2 91 47
Has never faced BAL.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    4-2    Road:    2-4    ExtrInn: 0-1 
 vsRHP:   4-3    vsLHP:   2-3    1-Run:   2-3 
 vsEast:  4-2    vsCntrl: 0-0    vsWest:  2-4  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 12 Sun, Apr 19   BAL  W   2-1        6-6   3rd  3.0 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
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20: 6-6    Last 30: 6-6 
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
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)
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
Season Series: 2009 - BOS leads 3-0; 2008 - BOS won 12-6; 2007 - BOS won 12-6; All-Time - BOS leads 1119-917

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 (5.75 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.83 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 63.Masterson
G/S/vB
17.Delcarmen
G/S/vB
48.Lopez*
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 1/.000 9/.222 11/.910 12/.334 7/.715 10/.100 1/.000 ··· 661/450 .304/.360/.552/.912 .752/.989 .887 49/.809 4/0 32/3
3.Izturis# G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 4/.833 ··· 1/.000 11/.282 2/.000 1/2.000 454/280 .263/.319/.309/.628 .723/.569 .608 39/.448 24/6 1/11
10.Jones G/S/vP 1/.000 7/.286 2/.000 3/1.667 4/.833 3/2.000 1/2.000 ··· 514/380 .270/.311/.400/.711 .660/.728 .708 52/1.195 10/3 9/3
21.Markakis* G/S/vP ··· 11/1.441 13/.408 14/.703 7/.000 2/2.500 1/.000 ··· 697/474 .306/.406/.491/.897 .843/.923 .958 50/1.059 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 ··· ··· 2/.000 93/79 .241/.312/.325/.637 .377/.678 .623 31/.544 3/0 1/0
1.Roberts# G/S/vP ··· 9/.476 11/.364 7/1.171 10/.786 3/.666 2/1.000 ··· 704/495 .296/.378/.450/.828 .851/.818 .815 51/1.034 40/10 9/8
30.Scott* G/S/vP 2/.000 5/.200 4/.500 4/.000 4/.500 5/1.800 3/1.000 1/.000 536/416 .257/.336/.472/.807 .702/.838 .753 43/.898 2/2 23/2
23.Wigginton G/S/vP ··· 4/1.250 2/.500 ··· 2/1.000 22/1.055 1/.000 3/.666 429/311 .285/.350/.526/.876 1.055/.809 .697 37/.567 4/6 23/6
9.Zaun# G/S/vP ··· 6/.000 2/.000 5/1.600 14/.630 5/.200 1/.000 1/.000 288/228 .237/.340/.359/.700 .562/.734 .537 35/.524 2/1 6/7
IP 88.1 74.1 59.1 62.0 69.1 94.2 71.2 47.0 TOTAL .285/.373/.449/.822 .972/.795 .833 .822 6/4 11/7
ERA-K/9 3.16/6.9 3.27/8.7 2.43/5.8 2.61/8.7 2.34/10.0 6.27/4.8 2.64/8.8 2.49/11.5 5.11/7.4

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

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 365/.216 307/.205 247/.245 258/.212 273/.223 426/.304 295/.222 197/.226 .262  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 .674 .605 .699 .612 .561 .843 .590 .594 .773
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 178/.787 142/.544 131/.587 110/.547 145/.606 206/.876 139/.745 94/.612 .730
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 187/.572 165/.658 116/.818 148/.661 128/.511 220/.812 156/.455 103/.577 .820
Home 197/.686 157/.532 151/.648 127/.722 147/.536 256/.788 162/.551 121/.607
Last 28d days 26/.641 29/.630 21/.961 24/.555 23/.704 44/.977 24/.341 15/1.103
HR/SB/CS 10/9/1 5/7/0 4/1/3 6/0/1 4/2/0 13/8/3 2/3/1 1/1/1 12/11/3
Usage ·····X·· ··X··X·X ··o··Xoo ·oo··X·o ·Xo··X·· ··X····· o·X··X·· XX····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 (4.58 RS/G) vs. Orioles Pitchers (7.25 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 27.Hendrickson*
G/S/vB
34.Albers
G/S/vB
28.Baez
G/S/vB
56.Eaton
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 12/.523 ··· 3/.333 3/.666 ··· 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 10/.633 7/.453 2/1.500 5/2.600 4/.000 1/.000 4/.000 1/no AB ··· 3/.333 670/507 .286/.373/.522/.895 .852/.907 .913 49/1.204 10/0 31/4
54.Carter* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 20/18 .333/.400/.333/.733 2.000/.583 .774 3/.000 0/0 0/0
7.Drew* G/S/vP ··· 1/no AB 1/no AB 12/.786 3/.667 1/no AB 1/.000 2/.000 ··· 8/1.250 456/362 .280/.408/.519/.927 .926/.927 .927 42/1.048 4/1 19/4
46.Ellsbury* G/S/vP ··· 3/1.334 2/.000 3/.666 4/.250 ··· 6/.000 2/.000 ··· 3/.000 609/458 .280/.336/.394/.729 .728/.729 .790 49/.483 50/11 9/0
22.Green G/S/vP ··· 1/2.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· / /// / 20/.683 / /
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 8/.500 2/.000 7/.762 13/.237 6/1.267 7/.429 3/.000 2/1.000 ··· 1/.000 468/364 .274/.338/.461/.798 .961/.754 .766 46/.802 2/2 17/10
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 23/.515 3/.000 20/1.056 3/1.334 4/1.250 6/1.500 3/.667 8/.375 ··· 20/1.289 491/370 .264/.369/.507/.877 .741/.921 .977 51/.484 1/0 23/
15.Pedroia G/S/vP ··· 4/.250 6/.334 3/.666 2/1.000 ··· 6/.666 2/.500 ··· 4/2.417 726/545 .326/.376/.493/.869 .903/.857 .911 52/.669 20/1 17/6
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 18/.528 1/.000 13/1.162 2/1.500 5/.400 8/1.000 6/.334 3/1.334 ··· 15/.673 483/372 .220/.313/.359/.672 .863/.616 .663 36/.849 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 11/.909 2/.000 5/.400 3/3.333 8/1.071 3/1.167 4/1.833 3/.333 ··· 1/.000 621/492 .312/.390/.569/.958 1.009/.946 1.019 51/1.307 3/5 29/7
IP 133.2 49.0 107.0 68.2 79.2 53.1 38.0 TOTAL .261/.350/.441/.791 .852/.758 .871 .791 8/4 14/4
ERA-K/9 5.45/5.5 3.49/4.8 /0.0 5.80/4.8 2.23/5.0 /0.0 4.74/9.7 4.73/9.8 /0.0 6.87/5.7 6.77/6.6

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

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 590/.283 208/.240 / 478/.310 281/.219 / 359/.218 239/.234 / 178/.325 .327  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 .786 .655 .868 .539 .707 .708 .981 1.007
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 163/.718 101/.468 / 256/.887 129/.574 / 169/.686 72/.534 / 98/.913 .858
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 427/.811 107/.829 / 222/.846 152/.511 / 190/.725 167/.787 / 80/1.066 1.162
Road 298/.717 94/.821 / 252/.863 150/.599 / 219/.749 112/.747 / 109/1.161
Last 28d days 46/.988 31/1.084 28/.570 44/1.102 24/.781 25/1.031 23/.673 22/1.009 46/.906 11/.818
HR/SB/CS 17/16/3 4/3/1 // 15/4/5 0/3/2 // 8/6/2 6/3/0 // 12/2/1 24/15/4
Usage ····X··· ··X·X··· ··X···X· ·X·····X ·X···Xo· ·o···X·· ·····X·X o····XX· X·····X· ·o···Xo·

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.