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Game Preview: BAL @ BOS, 7:10pm, Friday, July 24, 2009 @Fenway Park II

NOTE: Some stats are only updated through Wednesday, July 22, 2009. Site will be updated with yesterday's stats by 11:30am ET.

Orioles, 41-53, 5th, 16½ GB, 8½ GB in WC

SP: Brad Bergesen (23, RHP, 6-4, 3.51)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (6-4) 110.1 110 48 43 27 54 11 3.51
Last 7 GS 3-2 48.0 42 18 15 12 24 4 2.81 56
2009-07-18 @CHW L 6.0 10 4 2 2 1 1 91 39
2009-07-12 TOR W 6.2 7 2 2 2 3 0 91 53
2009-07-06 @SEA L 6.0 6 4 3 4 4 1 113 46
2009-07-01 BOS ND 8.0 4 1 1 0 6 0 103 76
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
Last 5 v.BOS 0-0 8.0 4 1 1 0 6 0 1.12 76
2009-07-01 BOS ND 8.0 4 1 1 0 6 0 103 76
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   26-21   Road:   15-32   ExtrInn: 4-3 
 vsRHP:  24-33   vsLHP:  17-20   1-Run:  11-11
 vsEast: 13-22   vsCntrl: 9-7    vsWest:  8-17 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 94 Wed, Jul 22  @NYY  L   4-6       41-53  5th 16.0 gb
 93 Tue, Jul 21  @NYY  L   4-6       41-52  5th 15.0 gb
 92 Mon, Jul 20  @NYY  L   1-2       41-51  5th 14.0 gb
 91 Sun, Jul 19  @CHW  W  10-2       41-50  5th 14.0 gb
 90 Sat, Jul 18  @CHW  L   3-4       40-50  5th 15.0 gb
 89 Fri, Jul 17  @CHW  L   8-12      40-49  5th 15.0 gb
 88 Sun, Jul 12   TOR  W   4-2       40-48  5th 14.0 gb
 87 Sat, Jul 11   TOR  W   4-3 (12)  39-48  5th 14.0 gb
 86 Fri, Jul 10   TOR  L   0-2       38-48  5th 14.0 gb
 85 Wed, Jul  8  @SEA  W   5-3       38-47  5th 13.5 gb
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20: 7-13   Last 30:14-16
RedSox, 55-39, 2nd, 2½ GB

SP: Brad Penny (31, RHP, 6-4, 5.02)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. BAL Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (6-4) 98.2 118 61 55 30 65 11 5.02
2008 (6-9) 94.2 112 68 66 42 51 13 6.27
2007 (16-4) 208.0 199 75 70 73 135 9 3.03
Last 7 GS 1-2 38.2 41 17 16 11 26 3 3.72 50
2009-07-18 @TOR L 5.0 8 6 6 1 3 1 82 29
2009-07-09 KCR ND 5.0 6 3 3 1 1 0 97 43
2009-07-04 SEA ND 6.0 6 2 2 1 6 0 102 57
2009-06-28 @ATL L 6.0 6 2 2 0 2 2 106 54
2009-06-23 @WSN ND 5.2 6 3 3 3 6 0 112 48
2009-06-17 FLA W 5.0 3 1 0 4 3 0 100 58
2009-06-11 NYY ND 6.0 6 0 0 1 5 0 117 64
Last 5 v.BAL 0-0 3.0 6 8 8 5 1 1 24.00 11
2009-04-17 BAL ND 3.0 6 8 8 5 1 1 85 11
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   31-14   Road:   24-25   ExtrInn: 4-3 
 vsRHP:  34-27   vsLHP:  21-12   1-Run:  15-13
 vsEast: 23-11   vsCntrl:13-5    vsWest:  8-16 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 94 Wed, Jul 22  @TEX  L   1-3       55-39  2nd  2.0 gb
 93 Tue, Jul 21  @TEX  L   2-4       55-38  2nd  1.0 gb
 92 Mon, Jul 20  @TEX  L   3-6       55-37  1st    Tied
 91 Sun, Jul 19  @TOR  L   1-3       55-36  1st  1.0 up
 90 Sat, Jul 18  @TOR  L   2-6       55-35  1st  2.0 up
 89 Fri, Jul 17  @TOR  W   4-1       55-34  1st  3.0 up
 88 Sun, Jul 12   KCR  W   6-0       54-34  1st  3.0 up
 87 Sat, Jul 11   KCR  W  15-9       53-34  1st  2.0 up
 86 Fri, Jul 10   KCR  W   1-0       52-34  1st  1.0 up
 85 Thu, Jul  9   KCR  L   6-8       51-34  1st    Tied
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20: 9-11   Last 30:16-14
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Wed, Jul 01, 2009 BOS  6 @BAL  5 (11)   W:Ramon Ramirez (5-2), L: Danys Baez (4-2), S: Jonathan Papelbon (20)
Tue, Jun 30, 2009 BAL 11  BOS 10        W:Mark Hendrickson (3-4), L: Takashi Saito (2-1), S: George Sherrill (17)
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)
Season Series: 2009 - BOS leads 6-1; 2008 - BOS won 12-6; 2007 - BOS won 12-6; All-Time - BOS leads 1122-918

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

NYY  5.51

FLA  4.49

SDP  3.64

RA/G

SFG  3.77

FLA  4.66

WSN  5.55

BA

J. Mauer  .357

Y. Molina  .288

R. Cedeno  .189

OBP

M. Ramirez  .475

C. Counsell  .362

R. Cedeno  .240

SLG

A. Pujols  .711

B. Phillips  .465

N. Punto  .244

OPS

A. Pujols  1.161

T. Tulowitzki  .823

B. Giles  .548

ERA

D. Haren  1.96

J. Lester  3.87

J. Geer  5.84

K/9IP

T. Lincecum  10.82

K. Kawakami  6.71

J. Lannan  3.74

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Orioles Batters (4.66 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.29 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 36.Penny
G/S/vB
60.Bard
G/S/vB
19.Beckett
G/S/vB
61.Buchholz
G/S/vB
17.Delcarmen
G/S/vB
31.Lester*
G/S/vB
63.Masterson
G/S/vB
37.Okajima*
G/S/vB
58.Papelbon
G/S/vB
56.Ramirez
G/S/vB
24.Saito
G/S/vB
29.Smoltz
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
12.Andino G/S/vP ··· ··· 3/.666 ··· 3/.000 4/1.500 2/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 10/.400 158/109 .230/.266/.284/.550 .557/.545 .438 48/.477 2/3 1/5
17.Huff* G/S/vP 10/.100 1/.000 37/.753 9/.222 10/.200 27/.930 4/.833 13/.308 9/.708 2/.000 1/2.000 7/.453 388/230 .254/.320/.412/.732 .640/.796 .618 94/.594 0/6 11/4
3.Izturis# G/S/vP 11/.282 ··· 13/.490 ··· 1/.000 ··· 3/.666 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 1/2.000 7/1.000 184/124 .253/.286/.316/.602 .850/.474 .380 25/.490 9/0 1/6
10.Jones G/S/vP 3/2.000 ··· 15/.553 3/.000 8/.393 18/.777 1/.000 3/1.667 4/.833 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 377/235 .307/.361/.493/.853 .693/.950 .870 90/.824 8/4 14/4
21.Markakis* G/S/vP 2/2.500 1/.000 34/.849 10/.400 11/1.441 29/.669 4/.500 16/.742 9/.333 1/.000 1/2.000 2/.000 418/243 .295/.352/.465/.817 .693/.909 .783 99/.790 2/1 11/3
6.Mora G/S/vP 6/1.467 ··· 19/.737 6/.750 11/.489 21/.340 2/.000 6/.900 7/.286 2/no AB ··· 2/.000 287/169 .266/.332/.344/.676 .670/.679 .590 73/.719 2/3 3/7
18.Pie* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 6/.334 ··· 1/2.000 2/.000 3/.000 1/.000 3/.000 1/.000 2/.000 1/4.000 123/111 .225/.289/.342/.632 .182/.679 .563 13/.615 1/3 2/0
14.Reimold G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 3/.000 ··· ··· 3/.666 1/2.000 1/2.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 2/1.000 212/126 .259/.340/.439/.779 .839/.739 .681 82/.632 3/0 9/3
1.Roberts# G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· 36/.906 11/1.323 11/.384 28/.801 4/.000 7/1.171 10/.786 4/.500 1/2.000 7/.572 417/274 .280/.344/.437/.780 .758/.792 .804 89/.642 20/5 8/7
30.Scott* G/S/vP 5/1.800 1/.000 16/1.625 4/.500 6/.167 8/.000 5/1.350 5/.600 4/.500 3/1.000 2/.000 5/.400 286/195 .290/.374/.560/.934 1.013/.894 .801 79/.939 0/0 18/0
15.Wieters# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/.666 2/1.000 1/2.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 133/71 .244/.301/.374/.675 .594/.743 .586 57/.630 0/0 3/4
23.Wigginton G/S/vP 22/1.055 1/.000 29/1.202 ··· 5/1.000 8/1.125 2/.000 ··· 2/1.000 2/1.000 5/.450 7/.858 242/148 .257/.302/.389/.691 .664/.708 .605 51/.685 1/1 6/3
9.Zaun# G/S/vP 5/.200 ··· 15/.400 4/.750 7/.143 9/.476 2/.000 5/1.600 14/.630 2/.000 2/.000 9/.347 183/134 .261/.366/.401/.767 .591/.830 .893 27/1.258 0/0 4/4
IP 98.2 27.0 129.0 9.2 36.0 121.0 68.0 40.0 41.0 39.2 31.2 25.2 TOTAL .268/.331/.417/.749 .697/.779 .681 .726 48/26 95/69
ERA-K/9 5.02/5.9 2.33/11.3 3.42/8.2 3.72/5.6 2.25/6.5 3.87/10.2 4.76/8.2 3.15/8.6 1.76/9.2 2.27/6.6 3.41/8.2 6.31/7.7 4.08/7.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 441/.293 111/.188 528/.230 45/.263 161/.259 509/.253 296/.281 165/.211 176/.221 159/.193 141/.252 115/.303 .260
OPS .814 .526 .630 .750 .681 .695 .766 .650 .640 .602 .735 .825 .730
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 228/.816 54/.584 307/.666 15/.933 86/.615 135/.806 148/.866 80/.438 100/.529 77/.640 75/.530 58/.963 .722
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 213/.811 57/.472 221/.581 30/.638 75/.756 374/.655 148/.669 85/.866 76/.782 82/.568 66/.973 57/.691 .736
Home 220/.763 39/.396 247/.536 / 81/.603 241/.685 124/.709 67/.742 83/.536 74/.758 71/.679 50/.723
Last 28d days 95/.771 32/.159 143/.565 45/.750 33/.708 117/.529 43/.899 36/.804 39/.645 31/.800 26/.873 91/.835
HR/SB/CS 11/16/1 0/3/0 10/12/1 1/3/0 0/5/1 13/11/6 7/7/4 5/0/0 4/8/1 4/4/0 4/5/1 3/1/0 81/93/17
Usage ·····X·· ·X····X· ··X····· ·X····X· ·o·oo··· ····X··· ···o·X·· ·X····X· ·o····o· ·····X·· ···X···· ···X····
RedSox Batters (5.09 RS/G) vs. Orioles Pitchers (5.30 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
25.Bass
G/S/vB
49.Berken
G/S/vB
46.Guthrie
G/S/vB
27.Hendrickson*
G/S/vB
63.Hernandez
G/S/vB
51.Hill*
G/S/vB
43.Johnson
G/S/vB
26.Meredith
G/S/vB
52.Sherrill*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
5.Baldelli G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 3/.333 ··· ··· 4/.000 16/.517 ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 3/.666 104/32 .266/.337/.436/.773 .837/.629 .766 27/.546 0/0 4/2
44.Bay G/S/vP 3/.000 9/.583 3/.833 2/.000 3/.000 6/2.467 14/.536 ··· 19/.274 4/.000 3/1.666 3/.333 400/285 .252/.375/.506/.881 .924/.863 .908 89/.554 11/2 20/0
7.Drew* G/S/vP 4/.500 1/no AB 2/2.000 3/.666 3/3.000 17/1.328 ··· ··· ··· 3/.667 1/.000 3/.333 340/258 .233/.359/.442/.801 .718/.827 .837 86/.601 2/2 12/1
46.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 3/.000 5/1.200 3/1.000 4/.000 3/1.167 17/.544 5/1.000 ··· 2/2.500 4/.250 ··· 4/1.000 383/263 .287/.335/.384/.719 .712/.722 .709 80/.576 41/7 5/1
22.Green G/S/vP 3/.000 2/1.000 ··· 3/.000 2/.500 3/1.000 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 244/182 .250/.317/.395/.712 .641/.737 .805 60/.509 1/4 5/9
11.Kotsay* G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 4/.250 1/.000 3/1.334 5/.000 13/.962 ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 7/.310 79/69 .257/.291/.324/.615 .400/.648 .677 48/.564 2/1 1/0
16.Kottaras* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 91/70 .213/.275/.363/.637 .308/.729 .806 19/.436 0/0 1/1
25.Lowell G/S/vP ··· 3/.666 7/.762 5/2.800 ··· 19/.616 10/.400 ··· 1/3.000 6/1.267 ··· 2/1.000 298/209 .289/.329/.471/.800 .903/.758 .883 17/.937 0/1 10/9
12.Lowrie# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 30/21 .107/.167/.250/.417 .905/.238 .258 10/.800 0/0 1/1
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 3/.666 3/.000 21/1.000 3/.333 3/1.167 19/.845 28/.582 ··· 3/1.667 4/1.250 ··· 10/.300 365/249 .228/.315/.415/.730 .726/.731 .839 90/.846 0/2 12/1
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 3/1.667 6/.167 8/.250 6/2.500 3/1.167 21/.976 4/1.750 ··· 3/1.000 3/1.167 1/.000 4/.250 417/296 .304/.377/.423/.800 .816/.794 .864 96/.946 14/5 4/5
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 3/.000 3/.333 13/1.162 3/2.000 3/.666 15/.833 21/.707 ··· 2/.500 5/.400 ··· 4/1.417 292/206 .231/.339/.457/.797 .961/.740 .886 71/.749 0/0 13/2
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 3/.000 4/1.000 6/.333 4/.750 3/.000 26/.535 15/.871 ··· 3/2.667 9/1.556 ··· 4/.500 346/244 .299/.413/.566/.979 1.095/.932 .973 96/.890 4/1 17/3
IP 110.1 40.1 45.0 56.0 56.1 109.0 60.1 38.0 55.1 44.1 37.2 39.1 TOTAL .261/.346/.438/.784 .831/.764 .838 .708 78/25 111/58
ERA-K/9 3.51/4.4 3.79/6.7 4.60/5.0 4.34/6.4 6.55/4.8 5.12/5.5 4.33/6.1 3.55/5.0 7.64/7.3 3.05/6.1 4.06/5.0 2.52/8.7 5.00/6.0

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 460/.261 179/.278 186/.222 255/.289 262/.305 471/.265 267/.285 167/.272 261/.292 184/.250 170/.324 164/.223 .278
OPS .716 .730 .655 .830 .844 .820 .820 .761 .873 .703 .752 .637 .804
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 226/.719 76/.865 91/.690 122/.743 140/.881 235/.877 85/.698 84/.783 56/.888 86/.640 74/.774 48/.371 .824
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 234/.711 103/.633 95/.620 133/.910 122/.800 236/.764 182/.879 83/.740 205/.869 98/.754 96/.734 116/.747 .787
Road 187/.779 90/.746 77/.895 107/.751 109/.940 215/.880 155/.736 116/.734 175/.813 94/.655 89/.792 79/.654
Last 28d days 138/.701 52/.657 32/.777 57/.918 118/.904 92/.779 52/.556 103/.730 93/1.038 37/.895 35/.787 48/.643
HR/SB/CS 11/0/3 1/5/2 6/3/0 9/2/3 6/5/1 22/4/1 9/10/0 4/3/1 7/9/2 4/1/1 1/8/1 3/3/0 116/65/17
Usage ·····X·· ··X···X· ······o· ··X····· ·X····X· ····X··· ··oo·o·· ···X···· ··X···X· ···XX··· ·o·····o ·X···X··

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.