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Game Preview: BOS @ BAL, 7:05pm, Friday, June 4, 2010 @Oriole Park at Camden Yards

RedSox, 31-24, 31-243rd, 5½ GB

SP: Clay Buchholz (25, RHP, 7-3, 2.73)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. BAL Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (7-3) 62.2 58 25 19 28 47 3 2.73
2009 (7-4) 92.0 91 44 43 36 68 13 4.21
2008 (2-9) 76.0 93 63 57 41 72 11 6.75
Last 7 GS 6-1 46.0 42 15 14 21 29 2 2.74 55
2010-05-29 KCR W 7.0 4 0 0 4 4 0 108 69
2010-05-24 @TBR W 6.0 6 1 1 1 8 1 108 63
2010-05-19 MIN W 8.0 5 2 2 1 7 0 104 70
2010-05-14 @DET W 6.1 3 1 1 5 3 0 111 61
2010-05-08 NYY L 5.0 9 6 5 5 1 1 93 23
2010-05-03 LAA W 5.2 8 4 4 3 2 0 109 36
2010-04-27 @TOR W 8.0 7 1 1 2 4 0 117 66
Last 5 v.BAL 2-2 24.1 25 17 17 16 15 3 6.29 43
2009-09-18 @BAL W 6.0 5 1 1 3 1 1 95 56
2009-09-08 BAL W 7.0 3 0 0 1 5 0 106 75
2009-08-02 @BAL ND 4.0 9 7 7 4 3 2 76 15
2008-08-20 @BAL L 2.1 3 5 5 3 0 0 60 28
2008-07-11 BAL L 5.0 5 4 4 5 6 0 107 42
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   18-14   Road:   13-10   ExtrInn: 1-6 
 vsRHP:  19-17   vsLHP:  12-7    1-Run:  10-9 
 vsEast: 13-14   vsCntrl: 8-7    vsWest:  8-2  IL: 2-1 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 55 Thu, Jun  3   OAK  L   8-9       31-24  3rd  5.5 gb
 54 Wed, Jun  2   OAK  W   6-4       31-23  3rd  5.0 gb
 53 Tue, Jun  1   OAK  W   9-4       30-23  4th  5.0 gb
 52 Sun, May 30   KCR  W   8-1       29-23  4th  5.5 gb
 51 Sat, May 29   KCR  W   1-0       28-23  4th  6.5 gb
 50 Fri, May 28   KCR  L   5-12      27-23  4th  6.5 gb
 49 Thu, May 27   KCR  L   3-4       27-22  3rd  6.5 gb
 48 Wed, May 26  @TBR  W  11-3       27-21  3rd  5.5 gb
 47 Tue, May 25  @TBR  W   2-0       26-21  4th  6.5 gb
 46 Mon, May 24  @TBR  W   6-1       25-21  4th  7.5 gb
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:13-7    Last 30:20-10
Orioles, 15-39, 15-395th, 21 GB, 13½ GB in WC

SP: Chris Tillman (22, RHP, 0-0, 3.18)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (0-0) 5.2 6 2 2 2 3 2 3.18
2009 (2-5) 65.0 77 40 39 24 39 15 5.40
Last 7 GS 1-3 35.1 45 23 23 12 24 8 5.86 43
2010-05-29 @TOR ND 5.2 6 2 2 2 3 2 96 50
2009-09-27 @CLE L 2.0 6 6 6 1 2 1 53 21
2009-09-21 @TOR L 5.0 6 4 4 3 5 1 100 41
2009-09-16 TBR ND 6.2 5 1 1 1 0 1 95 59
2009-09-11 @NYY W 5.0 9 4 4 2 8 1 104 39
2009-09-04 TEX L 6.0 7 5 5 3 4 1 110 39
2009-08-29 CLE ND 5.0 6 1 1 0 2 1 90 53
Has never faced BOS as starter.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    9-14   Road:    6-25   ExtrInn: 4-2 
 vsRHP:  10-25   vsLHP:   5-14   1-Run:   7-10
 vsEast:  6-21   vsCntrl: 4-5    vsWest:  4-11 IL: 1-2 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 54 Thu, Jun  3  @NYY  L   3-6       15-39  5th 21.0 gb
 53 Wed, Jun  2  @NYY  L   1-9       15-38  5th 20.5 gb
 52 Tue, Jun  1  @NYY  L   1-3       15-37  5th 19.5 gb
 51 Sun, May 30  @TOR  L   1-6       15-36  5th 19.0 gb
 50 Sat, May 29  @TOR  L   2-5       15-35  5th 19.0 gb
 49 Fri, May 28  @TOR  L   0-5       15-34  5th 18.0 gb
 48 Thu, May 27   OAK  L   5-7       15-33  5th 18.0 gb
 47 Wed, May 26   OAK  L   1-6       15-32  5th 17.0 gb
 46 Tue, May 25   OAK  W   5-1       15-31  5th 17.0 gb
 45 Sun, May 23  @WSN  L   3-4 (10)  14-31  5th 18.5 gb
 Last 10: 1-9    Last 20: 5-15   Last 30: 9-21
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sun, May 02, 2010 BAL  3  BOS  2 (10)   W:Matt Albers (2-3), L: Jonathan Papelbon (1-2), S: none
Sat, May 01, 2010 BAL 12  BOS  9        W:Brad Bergesen (1-2), L: Daisuke Matsuzaka (0-1), S: Alfredo Simon (2)
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)
Season Series: 2010 - BAL leads 4-2; 2009 - BOS won 16-2; 2008 - BOS won 12-6; All-Time - BOS leads 1134-923

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

NYY  5.69

LAA  4.52

HOU  3.22

RA/G

SDP  3.26

CHC  4.47

ARI  5.98

BA

R. Cano  .373

J. Drew  .271

A. Ramirez  .162

OBP

J. Morneau  .480

J. Hamilton  .341

A. Ramirez  .227

SLG

M. Cabrera  .684

N. Markakis  .425

G. Beckham  .241

OPS

J. Morneau  1.154

P. Sandoval  .778

A. Ramirez  .496

ERA

U. Jimenez  .78

J. Verlander  3.75

G. Floyd  6.64

K/9IP

B. Morrow  10.42

C. Richard  6.65

N. Blackburn  2.36

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

RedSox Batters (5.31 RS/G) vs. Orioles Pitchers (5.02 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 24.Tillman
G/S/vB
37.Albers
G/S/vB
53.Castillo*
G/S/vB
50.Mata
G/S/vB
13.Ohman*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
29.Beltre G/S/vP ··· 3/1.167 1/no AB ··· 1/.000 218/155 .332/.362/.498/.860 .825/.874 .959 102/.895 1/1 6/8
23.Cameron G/S/vP ··· 3/1.334 ··· ··· 2/.000 54/46 .277/.370/.383/.753 1.000/.714 .482 18/.859 0/0 0/1
7.Drew* G/S/vP ··· 4/.833 4/.500 ··· 8/.500 214/144 .271/.346/.447/.793 .511/.933 .879 95/.744 1/1 6/0
22.Hall G/S/vP ··· 7/1.214 1/.000 ··· 5/.400 97/48 .253/.354/.482/.836 .741/.931 .713 48/.947 3/0 5/2
32.Hermida* G/S/vP ··· 3/.333 1/.000 ··· 6/.666 143/122 .218/.266/.383/.649 .501/.674 .602 73/.566 1/0 5/3
25.Lowell G/S/vP ··· 5/1.000 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 79/46 .229/.316/.343/.659 .606/.698 .368 28/.294 0/0 1/0
41.Martinez# G/S/vP ··· 4/1.417 ··· ··· 1/no AB 190/134 .284/.337/.489/.825 1.331/.609 .597 75/.995 0/0 7/2
54.McDonald G/S/vP ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· ··· 127/79 .274/.339/.407/.746 .977/.613 .647 69/.699 3/0 3/1
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP ··· 6/.334 5/2.550 ··· 4/.250 166/127 .273/.361/.594/.956 .611/1.060 1.141 83/1.244 0/1 12/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP ··· 12/.697 3/1.000 ··· ··· 250/183 .257/.333/.454/.787 .517/.880 .884 107/.668 2/1 8/1
16.Scutaro G/S/vP 3/1.167 8/1.643 1/.000 ··· ··· 247/177 .270/.352/.363/.715 .817/.675 .633 111/.682 1/2 3/7
33.Varitek# G/S/vP ··· 5/.200 2/2.500 ··· ··· 74/56 .269/.338/.627/.965 1.330/.841 .865 35/.723 0/0 7/0
20.Youkilis G/S/vP ··· 10/1.000 1/2.000 ··· ··· 234/176 .310/.449/.576/1.025 1.496/.885 1.036 103/1.114 1/0 10/0
IP 5.2 24.0 7.2 2.2 17.2 TOTAL .273/.349/.462/.811 .827/.804 .799 .810 15/6 74/36
ERA-K/9 3.18/4.7 5.25/5.2 11.74/10.5 0.00/3.3 1.02/9.7 4.70/6.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Martinez (41-10-2)
 Varitek (19-4-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 23/.286 108/.272 36/.394 11/.300 72/.210 .282  McDonald
 Hall
 Cameron
 Hermida
 Drew
8/33/3/4
23/6/3/1
0/16/0/1
39/0/2/1
0/0/52/0
OPS 1.014 .803 1.354 .664 .644 .799
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 8/1.500 44/.985 21/1.479 6/.900 40/.535 .871
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 15/.767 64/.670 15/1.159 5/.400 32/.777 .739
Home / 43/.673 19/1.313 5/.650 31/.601
Last 28d days 23/1.014 48/.903 16/1.777 11/.664 32/.715
HR/SB/CS 2/0/0 4/2/0 5/0/0 0/1/0 2/1/1 66/23/13
Usage ·····X·· ·X······ ·····o·o ·X···o·· X···o···
Orioles Batters (3.33 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.87 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 11.Buchholz
G/S/vB
48.Atchison
G/S/vB
51.Bard
G/S/vB
17.Delcarmen
G/S/vB
46.Nelson
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
25.Atkins G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 1/.000 1/.000 3/.333 1/.000 ··· 2/1.000 138/92 .209/.261/.287/.548 .432/.602 .497 54/.412 0/0 1/1
3.Izturis# G/S/vP 5/.650 ··· 3/.000 3/.666 3/1.000 ··· 1/.000 6/.167 158/108 .225/.288/.254/.542 .532/.523 .437 76/.582 5/5 0/2
10.Jones G/S/vP 6/2.000 ··· 3/2.334 11/.473 3/.666 4/1.750 7/.762 6/1.667 225/166 .249/.271/.387/.658 .646/.662 .664 97/.739 1/3 6/3
2.Lugo G/S/vP ··· 2/1.000 ··· 2/.000 1/5.000 ··· 5/.400 1/.000 88/46 .214/.241/.214/.456 .682/.261 .389 49/.458 3/2 0/1
21.Markakis* G/S/vP 18/.543 ··· 4/.500 11/1.441 3/2.000 22/.673 13/.802 7/1.404 234/162 .300/.397/.425/.822 .925/.771 .923 105/.733 1/1 3/0
16.Montanez G/S/vP 1/2.000 ··· 2/1.000 4/.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 50/32 .143/.160/.143/.303 .170/.375 .000 14/.429 1/0 0/1
40.Moore* G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 13/12 .077/.077/.077/.154 .000/.167 .000 13/.154 0/0 0/2
6.Patterson* G/S/vP 4/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 1/.000 4/1.167 4/.250 ··· 87/62 .247/.326/.403/.728 .497/.826 .846 87/.728 5/1 3/1
30.Scott* G/S/vP 12/.650 1/3.000 3/.000 10/.200 1/.000 8/.375 8/.536 4/1.250 167/130 .272/.341/.536/.878 .700/.930 1.116 80/1.174 0/0 10/1
15.Tatum G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 31/18 .200/.226/.200/.426 .308/.513 .333 18/.627 0/0 0/0
9.Tejada G/S/vP 4/.000 3/1.334 2/5.000 5/1.100 2/.500 7/2.000 6/.750 ··· 214/155 .259/.299/.368/.667 .664/.668 .779 108/.481 0/0 4/7
32.Wieters# G/S/vP 6/1.467 ··· 1/.000 2/1.000 ··· 6/.833 5/1.400 5/.800 194/139 .240/.314/.337/.652 .656/.649 .605 83/.493 0/1 4/2
23.Wigginton G/S/vP 6/1.166 1/no AB 5/.500 8/1.250 2/3.000 5/.650 6/1.100 4/.500 208/146 .283/.367/.544/.912 .686/1.010 1.054 106/.758 0/1 13/7
IP 62.2 14.0 28.1 26.2 7.0 17.1 23.0 20.1 TOTAL .245/.307/.369/.676 .641/.690 .712 .648 18/14 47/38
ERA-K/9 2.73/6.7 4.50/6.4 1.91/9.9 2.36/5.4 3.86/9.0 5.19/6.8 3.13/7.0 6.20/6.2 4.50/7.0

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Tatum (4-2-0)
 Wieters (19-11-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 263/.250 61/.273 110/.156 104/.154 30/.241 81/.319 96/.193 92/.280 .254  Jones
 Montanez
 Patterson
 Markakis
 Scott
0/53/0/3
15/1/1/2
19/2/0/1
0/0/53/1
10/0/0/0
OPS .670 .855 .513 .549 .680 .903 .692 .900 .747
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 144/.718 33/.920 59/.268 47/.499 18/.778 37/.883 49/.766 40/1.057 .771
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 119/.611 28/.783 51/.791 57/.590 12/.523 44/.912 47/.614 52/.787 .725
Road 107/.645 17/.953 51/.632 35/.275 14/.896 34/.894 44/.789 39/.930
Last 28d days 130/.670 16/.775 46/.402 52/.601 30/.680 36/.907 35/.907 33/1.036
HR/SB/CS 3/5/3 3/4/0 3/2/0 4/0/0 1/0/0 3/0/1 4/2/0 4/0/0 58/60/14
Usage ·····X·· X·····X· ·XX··o·· o·o·X··X ··X·o·oX o·····X· ·o···o·· 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.