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Game Preview: BOS @ BAL, 7:05pm, Saturday, May 1, 2010 @Oriole Park at Camden Yards

RedSox, 11-12, 11-124th, 6 GB, ½ GB in WC

SP: Daisuke Matsuzaka (29, RHP, 0-0, undef)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. BAL Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (4-6) 59.1 81 38 38 30 54 10 5.76
2008 (18-3) 167.2 128 58 54 94 154 12 2.90
2007 (15-12) 204.2 191 100 100 80 201 25 4.40
Last 7 GS 3-3 38.0 47 21 21 17 33 6 4.97 46
2009-10-02 CLE W 6.0 5 2 2 3 7 0 104 58
2009-09-26 @NYY L 7.0 6 1 1 5 3 1 115 59
2009-09-20 @BAL W 5.1 8 3 3 1 5 1 110 44
2009-09-15 LAA W 6.0 3 0 0 3 5 0 93 68
2009-06-19 ATL L 4.0 8 6 6 4 2 1 67 20
2009-06-13 @PHI ND 4.0 7 4 4 1 3 2 91 34
2009-06-07 TEX L 5.2 10 5 5 0 8 1 102 37
Last 5 v.BAL 3-1 25.0 28 17 16 18 27 3 5.76 45
2009-09-20 @BAL W 5.1 8 3 3 1 5 1 110 44
2008-09-03 BAL ND 6.0 4 4 3 4 7 0 112 53
2008-08-19 @BAL W 5.0 6 2 2 5 6 0 105 48
2008-07-13 BAL W 6.0 4 0 0 5 7 0 115 66
2007-09-08 @BAL L 2.2 6 8 8 3 2 2 72 13
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    5-8    Road:    6-4    ExtrInn: 1-4 
 vsRHP:   6-9    vsLHP:   5-3    1-Run:   6-4 
 vsEast:  6-8    vsCntrl: 3-3    vsWest:  2-1  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 23 Fri, Apr 30  @BAL  L   4-5 (10)  11-12  4th  6.0 gb
 22 Wed, Apr 28  @TOR  W   2-0       11-11  3rd  5.5 gb
 21 Tue, Apr 27  @TOR  W   2-1       10-11  3rd  5.5 gb
 20 Mon, Apr 26  @TOR  W  13-12       9-11  4th  5.5 gb
 19 Sun, Apr 25   BAL  L   6-7 (10)   8-11  4th  6.0 gb
 18 Sat, Apr 24   BAL  W   7-6        8-10  4th  5.0 gb
 17 Fri, Apr 23   BAL  W   4-3        7-10  4th  5.0 gb
 16 Thu, Apr 22   TEX  L   0-3        6-10  4th  6.0 gb
 15 Wed, Apr 21   TEX  W   8-7 (12)   6-9   4th  5.5 gb
 14 Tue, Apr 20   TEX  W   7-6        5-9   4th  5.5 gb
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:11-12
Orioles, 5-18, 5-185th, 12 GB, 6½ GB in WC

SP: Brad Bergesen (24, RHP, 0-2, 12.19)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (0-2) 10.1 21 20 14 6 5 4 12.19
2009 (7-5) 123.1 126 52 47 32 65 11 3.43
Last 7 GS 2-4 36.0 54 30 22 15 20 5 5.50 38
2010-04-19 @SEA L 2.2 6 7 4 3 0 1 54 21
2010-04-14 TBR L 3.0 7 8 5 2 3 2 73 20
2010-04-09 TOR ND 4.2 8 5 5 1 2 1 71 29
2009-07-30 KCR W 7.0 7 1 1 2 6 0 101 63
2009-07-24 @BOS L 6.0 9 3 3 3 5 0 107 44
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
Last 5 v.BOS 0-1 14.0 13 4 4 3 11 0 2.57 60
2009-07-24 @BOS L 6.0 9 3 3 3 5 0 107 44
2009-07-01 BOS ND 8.0 4 1 1 0 6 0 103 76
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    2-8    Road:    3-10   ExtrInn: 2-1 
 vsRHP:   4-12   vsLHP:   1-6    1-Run:   4-6 
 vsEast:  4-12   vsCntrl: 0-0    vsWest:  1-6  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 23 Fri, Apr 30   BOS  W   5-4 (10)   5-18  5th 12.0 gb
 22 Thu, Apr 29   NYY  L   0-4        4-18  5th 13.0 gb
 21 Wed, Apr 28   NYY  L   3-8        4-17  5th 12.0 gb
 20 Tue, Apr 27   NYY  W   5-4        4-16  5th 11.0 gb
 19 Sun, Apr 25  @BOS  W   7-6 (10)   3-16  5th 11.0 gb
 18 Sat, Apr 24  @BOS  L   6-7        2-16  5th 11.0 gb
 17 Fri, Apr 23  @BOS  L   3-4        2-15  5th 10.0 gb
 16 Wed, Apr 21  @SEA  L   1-4        2-14  5th 10.0 gb
 15 Tue, Apr 20  @SEA  L   1-3        2-13  5th  9.0 gb
 14 Mon, Apr 19  @SEA  L   2-8        2-12  5th  8.5 gb
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 4-16   Last 30: 5-18
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Fri, Apr 30, 2010 BAL  5  BOS  4 (10)   W:Matt Albers (1-3), L: Ramon Ramirez (0-1), S: none
Sun, Apr 25, 2010 BAL  7 @BOS  6 (10)   W:Jim Johnson (1-1), L: Scott Atchison (0-1), S: Cla Meredith (1)
Sat, Apr 24, 2010 BOS  7  BAL  6        W:John Lackey (2-1), L: Matt Albers (0-3), S: Jonathan Papelbon (5)
Fri, Apr 23, 2010 BOS  4  BAL  3        W:Manny Delcarmen (1-1), L: Matt Albers (0-2), S: Jonathan Papelbon (4)

Sun, Sep 20, 2009 BOS  9 @BAL  3        W:Daisuke Matsuzaka (3-5), L: Jason Berken (5-12), S: none
Sat, Sep 19, 2009 BOS 11 @BAL  5        W:Jon Lester (14-7), L: Matt Albers (2-6), S: none
Fri, Sep 18, 2009 BOS  3 @BAL  1        W:Clay Buchholz (6-3), L: Jeremy Guthrie (10-15), S: Jonathan Papelbon (37)
Wed, Sep 09, 2009 BOS  7  BAL  5        W:Billy Wagner (1-0), L: Matt Albers (2-5), S: Jonathan Papelbon (35)
Tue, Sep 08, 2009 BOS 10  BAL  0        W:Clay Buchholz (5-3), L: David Hernandez (4-7), S: none
Sun, Aug 02, 2009 BOS 18 @BAL 10        W:Manny Delcarmen (4-2), L: Jason Berken (1-9), S: none
Season Series: 2010 - Tied 2-2; 2009 - BOS won 16-2; 2008 - BOS won 12-6; All-Time - BOS leads 1134-921

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 2010 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

TBR  6.26

STL  4.57

HOU  3.18

RA/G

SFG  2.95

PHI  4.50

PIT  7.00

BA

  

  

  

OBP

  

  

  

SLG

  

  

  

OPS

  

  

  

ERA

M. Pelfrey  .69

B. Myers  3.82

R. Porcello  8.03

K/9IP

J. Sanchez  12.22

J. Garland  6.43

M. Talbot  2.40

Baseball-Reference.com-- Baseball's History: 1871-Now

RedSox Batters (4.48 RS/G) vs. Orioles Pitchers (5.13 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 35.Bergesen
G/S/vB
37.Albers
G/S/vB
51.Gonzalez*
G/S/vB
43.Johnson
G/S/vB
26.Meredith
G/S/vB
31.Mickolio
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
29.Beltre G/S/vP 7/1.143 3/1.167 1/.000 5/1.550 8/1.625 ··· 86/64 .338/.372/.400/.772 .606/.830 .887 86/.772 1/1 0/5
23.Cameron G/S/vP ··· 3/1.334 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 36/30 .233/.361/.333/.694 1.100/.613 .466 36/.694 0/0 0/1
7.Drew* G/S/vP 7/.572 4/.833 2/.000 5/2.800 1/.000 ··· 90/59 .197/.300/.395/.695 .444/.835 .858 90/.695 0/1 4/0
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 7/.715 6/1.267 3/.000 6/.167 3/.000 1/3.000 30/24 .333/.333/.467/.800 .333/.917 1.133 30/.800 2/0 0/0
22.Hall G/S/vP ··· 6/1.167 6/.200 2/1.000 2/.000 ··· 34/17 .192/.364/.231/.594 .584/.606 .607 34/.594 1/0 0/2
32.Hermida* G/S/vP ··· 3/.333 4/.000 1/no AB 2/2.000 ··· 56/48 .235/.304/.471/.774 .804/.769 .720 56/.774 1/0 3/2
70.Hulett* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· / /// / / / /
25.Lowell G/S/vP 3/1.667 5/1.000 ··· 7/1.071 1/.000 1/.000 36/18 .250/.333/.375/.708 .653/.764 .450 36/.708 0/0 1/0
41.Martinez# G/S/vP ··· 4/1.417 ··· 2/.000 2/1.500 2/.000 88/64 .238/.307/.325/.632 .871/.541 .441 88/.632 0/0 1/1
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 6/.666 6/.334 3/.000 7/.715 1/.000 1/.000 63/49 .143/.238/.286/.524 .452/.543 .566 63/.524 0/1 1/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 7/1.547 12/.697 ··· 6/1.467 3/.666 1/.000 109/82 .302/.343/.573/.916 .667/.998 1.223 109/.916 2/0 6/0
68.Reddick* G/S/vP ··· 1/2.000 ··· 2/.000 2/.000 ··· 6/6 .167/.167/.333/.500 /.500 6/.500 0/0 0/0
16.Scutaro G/S/vP 7/1.096 7/1.904 3/.000 6/.200 3/.000 1/.000 102/75 .278/.350/.367/.717 .704/.721 .759 102/.717 1/1 2/3
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 6/.334 4/.250 2/1.000 6/.333 ··· 1/.000 33/22 .323/.364/.774/1.138 1.064/1.173 1.378 33/1.138 0/0 4/0
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 6/.167 10/1.000 2/1.000 12/1.409 2/.000 2/3.500 103/77 .270/.359/.472/.831 1.059/.756 .738 103/.831 1/0 3/0
IP 10.1 12.0 2.0 9.2 5.0 3.2 TOTAL .259/.333/.426/.759 .743/.765 .792 .759 9/4 27/22
ERA-K/9 12.19/4.4 6.75/6.0 18.00/13.5 6.52/8.4 3.60/5.4 7.36/9.7 4.62/7.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Martinez (27-4-1)
 Varitek (11-1-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 58/.420 53/.239 15/.556 49/.349 23/.286 19/.313 .282  Hermida
 Cameron
 Hall
 Ellsbury
 Reddick
 Drew
16/0/1/1
0/11/0/1
8/3/2/1
6/1/0/0
1/2/0/0
0/0/22/0
OPS 1.343 .731 1.532 .916 .967 1.046 .799
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 28/1.492 22/.981 3/3.000 20/1.127 7/.857 9/.833 .876
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 30/1.211 31/.554 12/1.117 29/.777 16/1.027 10/1.250 .740
Home 42/1.290 22/.854 4/2.667 17/.945 15/.905 /
Last 28d days 58/1.343 53/.731 15/1.532 49/.916 23/.967 19/1.046
HR/SB/CS 4/0/0 2/1/0 0/0/0 1/0/0 2/0/0 1/1/0 25/8/7
Usage ········ oXo···oX ········ X··o·X·o o·X··o·o ······o·
Orioles Batters (3.26 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (5.17 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 18.Matsuzaka
G/S/vB
48.Atchison
G/S/vB
51.Bard
G/S/vB
17.Delcarmen
G/S/vB
37.Okajima*
G/S/vB
58.Papelbon
G/S/vB
56.Ramirez
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
12.Andino G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 4/.000 ··· ··· 3/.666 / /// / / / /
25.Atkins G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 2/1.000 69/47 .224/.246/.284/.530 .232/.667 .385 69/.530 0/0 0/0
3.Izturis# G/S/vP 2/1.000 ··· 3/.000 2/1.000 ··· 1/.000 6/.167 69/47 .262/.304/.292/.597 .610/.543 .561 69/.597 1/2 0/2
10.Jones G/S/vP 3/1.167 ··· 2/2.500 10/.522 4/1.750 6/.900 6/1.667 106/81 .223/.245/.388/.634 .334/.722 .576 106/.634 1/2 3/2
Lugo G/S/vP ··· 2/1.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 4/.500 1/.000 30/22 .107/.167/.107/.274 .833/.091 .368 30/.274 1/0 0/1
21.Markakis* G/S/vP 17/.294 ··· 3/.000 11/1.441 22/.673 12/.750 7/1.404 104/75 .284/.385/.455/.839 .988/.767 .859 104/.839 0/1 1/0
18.Pie* G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 3/.000 3/3.500 1/.000 4/.000 5/.650 22/21 .400/.455/.650/1.105 .000/1.160 1.418 22/1.105 0/0 1/0
14.Reimold G/S/vP ··· ··· 3/.000 1/no AB 1/2.000 4/.250 4/.000 67/44 .193/.299/.316/.614 .798/.516 .424 67/.614 0/0 1/0
1.Roberts# G/S/vP 18/1.223 1/.000 1/no AB 13/.408 10/1.000 11/.705 8/.625 16/16 .143/.250/.214/.464 /.464 16/.464 2/0 0/0
30.Scott* G/S/vP 12/1.458 1/3.000 2/.000 10/.200 8/.375 8/.536 4/1.250 75/58 .194/.280/.358/.638 .610/.646 .678 75/.638 0/0 2/0
65.Tatum G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 7/4 .143/.143/.143/.286 .000/.500 .000 7/.286 0/0 0/0
9.Tejada G/S/vP 7/.858 3/1.334 1/5.000 5/1.100 7/2.000 6/.750 ··· 82/62 .293/.341/.493/.835 1.228/.710 .989 82/.835 0/0 4/5
32.Wieters# G/S/vP 3/2.000 ··· 1/.000 2/1.000 6/.833 4/1.000 5/.800 90/63 .280/.344/.341/.686 .593/.726 .477 90/.686 0/1 1/1
23.Wigginton G/S/vP 6/.334 1/no AB 4/.500 8/1.250 5/.650 5/.650 4/.500 76/52 .308/.395/.631/1.026 1.125/.979 .877 76/1.026 0/0 6/3
IP 10.1 14.2 10.1 8.0 12.0 10.2 TOTAL .242/.304/.373/.677 .692/.672 .653 .677 6/6 19/18
ERA-K/9 /0.0 6.10/7.9 3.07/11.0 1.74/2.6 6.75/5.6 2.25/6.8 6.75/4.2 4.61/6.9

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Tatum (0-0-0)
 Wieters (8-7-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA / 45/.250 55/.157 39/.091 41/.361 49/.171 48/.289 .262  Markakis
 Pie
 Scott
 Jones
 Reimold
0/0/23/1
6/0/0/1
6/0/0/0
0/23/0/0
8/0/1/0
OPS .886 .573 .443 .981 .550 .889 .767
vs LHB (BF-OPS) / 25/.956 30/.241 16/.330 19/1.000 27/.762 21/.702 .774
vs RHB (BF-OPS) / 20/.800 25/.948 23/.524 22/.955 22/.283 27/1.026 .760
Road / 17/.953 23/.880 13/.237 11/1.056 14/.143 23/.872
Last 28d days / 45/.886 55/.573 39/.443 41/.981 49/.550 48/.889
HR/SB/CS // 3/2/0 3/2/0 1/0/0 1/0/0 1/2/0 2/0/0 24/38/5
Usage ····Xo·· o·X·oo·X o···Xo·o o···oX·X ··o·o·XX X··o··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.