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Game Preview: BAL @ BOS, 1:35pm, Sunday, July 26, 2009 @Fenway Park II

Orioles, 41-55, 5th, 17½ GB, 16 GB in WC

SP: David Hernandez (24, RHP, 2-2, 3.55)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (2-2) 38.0 41 15 15 15 21 4 3.55
Last 7 GS 2-2 35.1 37 15 15 15 17 4 3.82 49
2009-07-20 @NYY ND 6.0 3 1 1 3 4 1 103 63
2009-07-08 @SEA ND 6.0 5 2 2 2 3 1 111 55
2009-07-03 @LAA W 6.2 6 3 3 2 2 1 107 50
2009-06-28 WSN L 5.2 8 3 3 3 3 1 110 41
2009-06-02 @SEA L 5.1 10 5 5 1 2 0 90 29
2009-05-28 DET W 5.2 5 1 1 4 3 0 108 54
Has never faced BOS.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   26-21   Road:   15-34   ExtrInn: 4-3 
 vsRHP:  24-34   vsLHP:  17-21   1-Run:  11-11
 vsEast: 13-24   vsCntrl: 9-7    vsWest:  8-17 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 96 Sat, Jul 25  @BOS  L   2-7       41-55  5th 17.5 gb
 95 Fri, Jul 24  @BOS  L   1-3       41-54  5th 17.5 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
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 7-13   Last 30:12-18
RedSox, 57-39, 2nd, 1½ GB, 3½ up in WC

SP: John Smoltz (42, RHP, 1-3, 6.31)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. BAL Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (1-3) 25.2 33 18 18 4 22 3 6.31
2008 (3-2) 28.0 25 8 8 8 36 2 2.57
2007 (14-8) 205.2 196 78 71 47 197 18 3.11
Last 7 GS 1-5 36.2 45 23 23 6 37 5 5.65 46
2009-07-20 @TEX L 5.2 9 6 6 0 5 3 96 32
2009-07-11 KCR W 5.0 4 1 1 1 7 0 97 61
2009-07-06 OAK L 6.0 10 5 5 1 3 0 99 34
2009-06-30 @BAL ND 4.0 3 1 1 1 2 0 52 53
2009-06-25 @WSN L 5.0 7 5 5 1 5 0 92 37
2008-04-27 @NYM L 4.0 7 4 4 2 5 2 83 35
2008-04-22 WSN L 7.0 5 1 1 0 10 0 105 73
Last 5 v.BAL 1-1 22.1 22 12 12 4 19 3 4.84 52
2009-06-30 @BAL ND 4.0 3 1 1 1 2 0 52 53
2005-06-26 BAL W 9.0 5 1 1 0 7 1 118 80
1999-06-13 BAL L 2.1 7 7 7 2 2 1 54 15
1997-06-14 BAL ND 7.0 7 3 3 1 8 1 58
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   33-14   Road:   24-25   ExtrInn: 4-3 
 vsRHP:  36-27   vsLHP:  21-12   1-Run:  15-13
 vsEast: 25-11   vsCntrl:13-5    vsWest:  8-16 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 96 Sat, Jul 25   BAL  W   7-2       57-39  2nd  1.5 gb
 95 Fri, Jul 24   BAL  W   3-1       56-39  2nd  2.5 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
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:17-13
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Fri, Jul 24, 2009 BOS  3  BAL  1        W:Brad Penny (7-4), L: Brad Bergesen (6-5), S: Jonathan Papelbon (25)
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
Season Series: 2009 - BOS leads 8-1; 2008 - BOS won 12-6; 2007 - BOS won 12-6; All-Time - BOS leads 1124-918

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  5.54

FLA  4.51

SDP  3.67

RA/G

SFG  3.71

FLA  4.64

WSN  5.54

BA

J. Mauer  .365

Y. Molina  .288

R. Cedeno  .182

OBP

M. Ramirez  .470

M. Cameron  .362

R. Cedeno  .232

SLG

A. Pujols  .706

M. Byrd  .465

N. Punto  .241

OPS

A. Pujols  1.155

M. Cameron  .823

A. Gonzalez  .547

ERA

Z. Greinke  2.04

U. Jimenez  3.85

J. Geer  5.84

K/9IP

T. Lincecum  10.82

B. Tallet  6.77

J. Lannan  3.74

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Orioles Batters (4.59 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.23 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 29.Smoltz
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
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 10/.400 ··· 3/.666 ··· 3/.000 4/1.500 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 158/109 .230/.266/.284/.550 .557/.545 .438 40/.472 2/3 1/5
17.Huff* G/S/vP 7/.453 1/.000 37/.753 9/.222 10/.200 27/.930 4/.833 13/.308 10/.633 13/.077 2/.000 1/2.000 392/234 .251/.316/.407/.724 .640/.781 .605 89/.480 0/6 11/4
3.Izturis# G/S/vP 7/1.000 ··· 13/.490 ··· 1/.000 ··· 3/.666 ··· 1/.000 13/.237 2/.000 1/2.000 186/126 .250/.283/.313/.595 .850/.466 .372 27/.453 9/0 1/6
10.Jones G/S/vP 1/.000 ··· 15/.553 3/.000 8/.393 18/.777 1/.000 3/1.667 5/1.100 6/.750 1/2.000 ··· 381/239 .307/.360/.490/.850 .693/.942 .862 84/.747 8/4 14/4
21.Markakis* G/S/vP 2/.000 1/.000 34/.849 10/.400 11/1.441 29/.669 4/.500 16/.742 10/.500 5/1.400 1/.000 1/2.000 422/247 .297/.353/.466/.819 .693/.910 .787 94/.790 3/1 11/3
6.Mora G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· 19/.737 6/.750 12/.444 21/.340 2/.000 6/.900 8/.250 8/1.167 2/no AB ··· 291/173 .263/.328/.340/.667 .670/.665 .575 69/.686 2/3 3/7
18.Pie* G/S/vP 1/4.000 1/.000 6/.334 ··· 1/2.000 2/.000 3/.000 1/.000 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 123/111 .225/.289/.342/.632 .182/.679 .563 13/.615 1/3 2/0
14.Reimold G/S/vP 2/1.000 1/.000 3/.000 ··· ··· 3/.666 1/2.000 1/2.000 2/.500 3/2.333 1/.000 ··· 216/130 .271/.352/.453/.805 .839/.783 .728 77/.587 4/0 9/3
1.Roberts# G/S/vP 7/.572 ··· 36/.906 11/1.323 11/.384 28/.801 4/.000 8/1.000 10/.786 6/.334 4/.500 1/2.000 421/277 .277/.340/.432/.772 .752/.783 .787 83/.669 20/5 8/7
30.Scott* G/S/vP 5/.400 1/.000 16/1.625 4/.500 7/.143 8/.000 5/1.350 5/.600 5/.400 7/1.285 3/1.000 2/.000 290/199 .285/.369/.551/.920 1.013/.875 .776 74/.905 0/0 18/0
15.Wieters# G/S/vP 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/.666 2/1.000 2/1.000 1/.000 2/1.000 ··· ··· 136/73 .246/.301/.373/.674 .584/.750 .589 56/.630 0/0 3/4
23.Wigginton G/S/vP 7/.858 1/.000 29/1.202 ··· 5/1.000 8/1.125 2/.000 1/.000 2/1.000 22/1.055 2/1.000 5/.450 243/148 .256/.300/.388/.688 .657/.708 .600 52/.671 1/1 6/3
9.Zaun# G/S/vP 9/.347 ··· 15/.400 4/.750 7/.143 9/.476 2/.000 5/1.600 14/.630 5/.200 2/.000 2/.000 183/134 .261/.366/.401/.767 .591/.830 .893 23/1.057 0/0 4/4
IP 25.2 27.2 129.0 9.2 36.2 128.1 68.0 41.0 42.0 105.0 40.2 31.2 TOTAL .268/.330/.416/.746 .695/.775 .678 .689 50/26 95/69
ERA-K/9 6.31/7.7 2.28/11.0 3.42/8.2 3.72/5.6 2.21/6.6 3.79/10.2 4.76/8.2 3.07/8.3 1.71/9.4 4.71/5.9 2.21/6.6 3.41/8.2 4.03/7.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 115/.303 111/.188 528/.230 45/.263 163/.255 509/.253 296/.281 168/.207 182/.226 464/.289 159/.193 141/.252 .260
OPS .825 .526 .630 .750 .672 .695 .766 .637 .648 .797 .602 .735 .727
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 58/.963 54/.584 307/.666 15/.933 87/.607 135/.806 148/.866 80/.438 103/.533 243/.780 77/.640 75/.530 .718
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 57/.691 57/.472 221/.581 30/.638 76/.745 374/.655 148/.669 88/.833 79/.796 221/.816 82/.568 66/.973 .736
Home 50/.723 39/.396 247/.536 / 83/.588 241/.685 124/.709 70/.708 89/.560 243/.736 74/.758 71/.679
Last 28d days 91/.835 32/.159 116/.574 45/.750 31/.757 117/.529 40/.929 34/.808 36/.528 118/.716 31/.800 26/.873
HR/SB/CS 3/1/0 0/3/0 10/12/1 1/3/0 0/5/1 13/11/6 7/7/4 5/0/0 4/8/1 11/18/1 4/4/0 4/5/1 81/95/17
Usage ·····X·· o··X···· ····X··· ···X···· ·o·o·oo· X·····X· ·····o·X ·o·X···· ·X·o···· ·X·····X X······X ·····X··
RedSox Batters (5.08 RS/G) vs. Orioles Pitchers (5.29 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 63.Hernandez
G/S/vB
34.Albers
G/S/vB
28.Baez
G/S/vB
25.Bass
G/S/vB
35.Bergesen
G/S/vB
49.Berken
G/S/vB
46.Guthrie
G/S/vB
27.Hendrickson*
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 ··· 10/.650 3/.833 2/.000 6/.334 3/.000 6/2.467 14/.536 19/.274 4/.000 3/1.666 3/.333 404/289 .252/.376/.505/.881 .924/.863 .907 89/.594 11/2 20/0
7.Drew* G/S/vP ··· 2/.500 2/2.000 3/.666 7/.572 3/3.000 17/1.328 ··· ··· 3/.667 1/.000 3/.333 344/262 .233/.358/.439/.797 .718/.821 .827 82/.606 2/2 12/2
46.Ellsbury* G/S/vP ··· 5/1.200 3/1.000 4/.000 7/.715 3/1.167 17/.544 5/1.000 2/2.500 4/.250 ··· 4/1.000 387/267 .289/.337/.388/.725 .712/.730 .722 79/.652 43/7 5/1
22.Green G/S/vP ··· 2/1.000 ··· 3/.000 3/.000 2/.500 3/1.000 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 244/182 .250/.317/.395/.712 .641/.737 .805 57/.515 1/4 5/9
16.Kottaras* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 91/70 .213/.275/.363/.637 .308/.729 .806 15/.557 0/0 1/1
23.LaRoche* G/S/vP ··· 7/1.171 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 10/.775 10/.775 1/.000 2/1.000 2/3.500 368/258 .247/.329/.441/.770 .632/.833 .994 72/.452 2/2 13/1
25.Lowell G/S/vP ··· 3/.666 8/.661 5/2.800 3/1.667 ··· 19/.616 10/.400 1/3.000 6/1.267 ··· 2/1.000 302/213 .290/.331/.473/.805 .903/.765 .891 20/1.029 0/1 10/9
12.Lowrie# G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 3/.000 ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 34/25 .097/.147/.226/.373 .905/.205 .196 14/.604 0/0 1/1
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP ··· 4/.000 21/1.000 3/.333 6/.666 3/1.167 19/.845 28/.582 3/1.667 4/1.250 ··· 10/.300 369/253 .228/.314/.413/.727 .726/.727 .831 87/.779 0/2 13/1
15.Pedroia G/S/vP ··· 6/.167 8/.250 6/2.500 7/1.547 3/1.167 21/.976 4/1.750 3/1.000 3/1.167 1/.000 4/.250 421/300 .306/.381/.425/.806 .816/.802 .874 92/.973 14/5 4/5
33.Varitek# G/S/vP ··· 3/.333 14/1.065 3/2.000 6/.334 3/.666 15/.833 21/.707 2/.500 5/.400 ··· 4/1.417 296/210 .231/.338/.454/.792 .961/.735 .874 71/.760 0/0 13/3
20.Youkilis G/S/vP ··· 5/.800 6/.333 4/.750 6/.167 3/.000 26/.535 15/.871 3/2.667 9/1.556 ··· 4/.500 350/248 .296/.411/.560/.972 1.095/.922 .957 92/.844 4/1 17/3
IP 38.0 41.1 46.0 56.0 116.1 56.1 115.2 61.0 55.1 44.1 38.1 39.1 TOTAL .261/.346/.437/.783 .831/.764 .835 .718 79/25 111/59
ERA-K/9 3.55/5.0 3.70/7.0 4.50/4.9 4.34/6.4 3.56/4.6 6.55/4.8 5.21/5.4 4.57/6.2 7.64/7.3 3.05/6.1 3.99/4.9 2.52/8.7 4.98/6.0

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 167/.272 183/.273 189/.218 255/.289 489/.266 262/.305 471/.265 267/.285 261/.292 184/.250 170/.324 164/.223 .278
OPS .761 .720 .644 .830 .724 .844 .820 .820 .873 .703 .752 .637 .803
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 84/.783 78/.840 93/.674 122/.743 242/.719 140/.881 235/.877 85/.698 56/.888 86/.640 74/.774 48/.371 .821
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 83/.740 105/.633 96/.613 133/.910 247/.728 122/.800 236/.764 182/.879 205/.869 98/.754 96/.734 116/.747 .788
Road 116/.734 94/.727 80/.857 107/.751 216/.789 109/.940 215/.880 155/.736 175/.813 94/.655 89/.792 79/.654
Last 28d days 103/.730 48/.626 32/.713 54/.853 143/.768 118/.904 71/.796 52/.556 93/1.038 30/.983 35/.787 41/.762
HR/SB/CS 4/3/1 1/5/2 6/3/0 9/2/3 11/1/3 6/5/1 22/4/1 9/10/0 7/9/2 4/1/1 1/8/1 3/3/0 116/66/17
Usage ·····X·· ·X··X··· ·o······ ····X··· ·X·····X ···X···· X·····X· o···oo·o ····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.