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Game Preview: TBR @ BAL, 7:05pm, Saturday, September 4, 2010 @Oriole Park at Camden Yards

Rays, 83-51, 83-51 2nd, 1½ GB, 9½ up in WC

SP: James Shields (28, RHP, 13-11, 4.73)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. BAL Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (13-11) 171.1 196 99 90 42 161 29 4.73
2009 (11-12) 219.2 239 113 101 52 167 29 4.14
2008 (14-8) 215.0 208 94 85 40 160 24 3.56
Last 7 GS 5-2 42.2 51 22 20 12 46 7 4.22 50
2010-08-29 BOS W 6.2 7 3 3 1 8 0 107 55
2010-08-23 @LAA W 6.0 8 3 2 1 10 0 103 55
2010-08-18 TEX W 7.0 4 2 1 1 6 1 105 68
2010-08-13 BAL L 5.0 10 4 4 3 2 0 100 30
2010-08-07 @TOR L 4.0 9 8 8 4 2 6 94 10
2010-08-01 NYY W 7.1 4 0 0 1 11 0 116 80
2010-07-27 DET W 6.2 9 2 2 1 7 0 102 54
Last 5 v.BAL 2-2 31.0 40 18 15 8 22 5 4.35 46
2010-08-13 BAL L 5.0 10 4 4 3 2 0 100 30
2010-07-21 @BAL W 6.1 8 4 4 1 1 1 93 41
2010-04-06 BAL ND 6.0 9 3 3 2 6 3 107 46
2009-09-30 BAL W 8.0 6 3 3 0 8 1 106 66
2009-08-20 BAL L 5.2 7 4 1 2 5 0 106 48
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   43-26   Road:   40-25   ExtrInn: 7-4 
 vsRHP:  52-36   vsLHP:  31-15   1-Run:  24-22
 vsEast: 34-20   vsCntrl:24-11   vsWest: 18-9  IL: 7-11

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
134 Fri, Sep  3  @BAL  W   4-1       83-51  2nd  1.5 gb
133 Wed, Sep  1   TOR  W   2-1       82-51  2nd  1.0 gb
132 Tue, Aug 31   TOR  L   5-13      81-51  2nd  1.0 gb
131 Mon, Aug 30   TOR  W   6-2       81-50  1st    Tied
130 Sun, Aug 29   BOS  W   5-3       80-50  1st    Tied
129 Sat, Aug 28   BOS  W   3-2 (10)  79-50  1st    Tied
128 Fri, Aug 27   BOS  L   1-3       78-50  1st    Tied
127 Wed, Aug 25  @LAA  L   3-12      78-49  1st    Tied
126 Tue, Aug 24  @LAA  W  10-3       78-48  1st    Tied
125 Mon, Aug 23  @LAA  W   4-3       77-48  1st    Tied
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:14-6    Last 30:18-12
Orioles, 49-86, 49-86 5th, 36 GB, 34½ GB in WC

SP: Jeremy Guthrie (31, RHP, 8-13, 3.94)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. TBR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (8-13) 176.0 166 81 77 45 92 20 3.94
2009 (10-17) 200.0 224 120 112 60 110 35 5.04
2008 (10-12) 190.2 176 82 77 58 120 24 3.63
Last 7 GS 4-3 51.0 41 17 15 10 23 3 2.65 59
2010-08-29 @LAA W 8.1 4 0 0 1 5 0 107 79
2010-08-24 @CHW L 6.2 10 6 6 2 3 1 97 31
2010-08-18 SEA L 8.0 8 6 5 1 3 1 110 46
2010-08-13 @TBR W 6.0 2 0 0 4 3 0 102 67
2010-08-08 CHW W 8.0 6 1 1 1 4 0 116 69
2010-08-03 LAA W 7.0 5 3 3 0 2 1 92 57
2010-07-28 @TOR L 7.0 6 1 0 1 3 0 106 65
Last 5 v.TBR 2-3 32.1 30 9 9 7 20 1 2.51 58
2010-08-13 @TBR W 6.0 2 0 0 4 3 0 102 67
2010-04-12 TBR L 7.0 8 3 3 0 5 1 106 54
2010-04-07 @TBR L 6.1 8 3 3 2 6 0 95 49
2009-09-29 @TBR L 7.0 7 3 3 1 4 0 107 54
2009-04-11 TBR W 6.0 5 0 0 0 2 0 98 64
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   28-41   Road:   21-45   ExtrInn:11-3 
 vsRHP:  34-58   vsLHP:  15-28   1-Run:  23-18
 vsEast: 12-40   vsCntrl:12-18   vsWest: 18-17 IL: 7-11

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
135 Fri, Sep  3   TBR  L   1-4       49-86  5th 36.0 gb
134 Thu, Sep  2   BOS  L   4-6       49-85  5th 35.0 gb
133 Wed, Sep  1   BOS  L   6-9       49-84  5th 34.0 gb
132 Tue, Aug 31   BOS  W   5-2       49-83  5th 33.0 gb
131 Sun, Aug 29  @LAA  W   1-0       48-83  5th 32.5 gb
130 Sat, Aug 28  @LAA  W   5-0       47-83  5th 32.5 gb
129 Fri, Aug 27  @LAA  W   3-1       46-83  5th 32.5 gb
128 Thu, Aug 26  @CHW  L   0-8       45-83  5th 33.5 gb
127 Wed, Aug 25  @CHW  W   4-2       45-82  5th 33.0 gb
126 Tue, Aug 24  @CHW  L   5-7       44-82  5th 34.0 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20: 9-11   Last 30:17-13
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Fri, Sep 03, 2010 TBR  4 @BAL  1        W:Matt Garza (14-7), L: Kevin Millwood (3-15), S: Rafael Soriano (41)
Sun, Aug 15, 2010 TBR  3  BAL  2        W:Jeremy Hellickson (3-0), L: Jake Arrieta (4-4), S: Rafael Soriano (33)
Sat, Aug 14, 2010 TBR  7  BAL  3        W:Andy Sonnanstine (3-1), L: Brian Matusz (4-12), S: none
Fri, Aug 13, 2010 BAL  5 @TBR  0        W:Jeremy Guthrie (7-11), L: James Shields (10-11), S: none
Wed, Jul 21, 2010 TBR  5 @BAL  4        W:James Shields (8-9), L: Brad Bergesen (3-8), S: Rafael Soriano (24)
Tue, Jul 20, 2010 BAL 11  TBR 10 (13)   W:Koji Uehara (1-0), L: Lance Cormier (3-2), S: none
Mon, Jul 19, 2010 TBR  8 @BAL  1        W:Wade Davis (7-9), L: Chris Tillman (1-4), S: none
Wed, Apr 14, 2010 TBR  9 @BAL  1        W:David Price (2-0), L: Brad Bergesen (0-1), S: none
Tue, Apr 13, 2010 TBR  8 @BAL  6 (10)   W:Lance Cormier (1-0), L: Matt Albers (0-1), S: Rafael Soriano (2)
Mon, Apr 12, 2010 TBR  5 @BAL  1        W:Matt Garza (2-0), L: Jeremy Guthrie (0-2), S: none
Season Series: 2010 - TBR over 10-3; 2009 - TBR won 10-8; 2008 - TBR won 15-3; All-Time - TBR leads 110-107

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  5.43

STL  4.53

SEA  3.22

RA/G

SDP  3.54

FLA  4.35

PIT  5.43

BA

J. Hamilton  .362

C. McGehee  .285

B. Wood  .162

OBP

J. Morneau  .437

J. Upton  .359

B. Wood  .188

SLG

J. Hamilton  .638

J. Mauer  .472

R. Tejada  .213

OPS

M. Cabrera  1.066

D. Young  .818

B. Wood  .404

ERA

C. Buchholz  2.21

B. Cecil  3.74

K. Correia  5.52

K/9IP

B. Morrow  10.95

J. Danks  7.04

M. Buehrle  4.00

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

Rays Batters (4.95 RS/G) vs. Orioles Pitchers (5.09 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 46.Guthrie
G/S/vB
37.Albers
G/S/vB
57.Arrieta
G/S/vB
51.Gonzalez*
G/S/vB
43.Johnson
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
16.Aybar# G/S/vP 11/.546 3/2.334 5/.200 2/no AB 6/.666 276/139 .234/.309/.348/.657 .700/.635 .626 59/.523 0/0 5/0
5.Baldelli G/S/vP 7/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/5.000 / /// / / / /
8.Bartlett G/S/vP 24/.666 11/.586 4/.750 3/2.000 5/2.000 444/291 .251/.326/.342/.668 .683/.659 .666 81/.707 10/6 3/10
15.Brignac* G/S/vP 11/1.364 3/2.333 2/.000 ··· ··· 284/241 .261/.310/.383/.692 .650/.699 .788 22/.455 3/3 6/9
13.Crawford* G/S/vP 39/.806 9/.250 4/1.750 2/3.000 3/.000 549/363 .298/.349/.478/.827 .679/.902 .792 97/.764 41/10 15/2
11.Hawpe* G/S/vP 3/1.667 1/3.000 ··· 4/.500 ··· 304/216 .251/.339/.426/.765 .811/.745 .577 15/.497 2/1 7/1
28.Jaso* G/S/vP 3/.667 2/.000 5/.650 ··· ··· 326/274 .277/.388/.391/.779 .570/.818 .923 59/.825 4/0 4/4
27.Jennings G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/3 .000/.000/.000/.000 /.000 3/.000 0/0 0/0
24.Johnson* G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· 74/58 .161/.351/.304/.655 1.200/.528 .665 57/.560 0/0 2/0
20.Joyce* G/S/vP 9/.889 4/.250 6/1.700 ··· ··· 184/163 .224/.364/.456/.820 .148/.914 .939 63/.865 2/2 7/1
3.Longoria G/S/vP 18/.461 11/.955 6/.334 ··· 11/.818 584/402 .296/.373/.512/.885 .999/.834 .816 99/.998 15/5 19/12
30.Navarro# G/S/vP 15/.400 9/.666 ··· 1/no AB 4/.500 124/62 .213/.292/.287/.579 .549/.515 .559 3/.667 0/1 1/3
23.Pena* G/S/vP 31/1.157 10/.856 3/.666 ··· 6/.333 493/334 .207/.333/.434/.767 .708/.795 .715 71/.731 5/1 26/5
1.Rodriguez G/S/vP ··· 3/.000 ··· 3/.666 1/.000 329/225 .264/.318/.428/.746 .894/.678 .758 46/.882 11/3 9/5
10.Shoppach G/S/vP 6/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/3.000 2/.000 146/73 .189/.306/.320/.625 .759/.487 .615 39/.729 0/0 3/1
2.Upton G/S/vP 33/.943 13/.539 5/1.600 1/.000 8/.125 503/342 .235/.324/.412/.736 .943/.642 .715 97/.757 37/7 13/5
18.Zobrist# G/S/vP 15/.833 5/.933 6/.667 1/.000 8/1.750 538/367 .249/.355/.348/.704 .664/.716 .704 95/.512 23/3 7/2
IP 176.0 63.1 88.0 15.2 12.0 TOTAL .250/.336/.402/.738 .731/.741 .738 .732 153/43 125/76
ERA-K/9 3.94/4.7 4.26/5.8 5.11/4.5 4.02/9.2 5.25/8.2 4.80/6.0

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Jaso (32-10-6)
 Navarro (14-9-0)
 Shoppach (23-5-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 737/.248 274/.255 399/.272 70/.228 58/.353 .280  Crawford
 Zobrist
 Upton
 Joyce
 Hawpe
 Rodriguez
 Johnson
 Brignac
 Jennings
121/0/0/7
1/13/95/5
0/127/0/2
10/0/34/2
0/0/63/1
4/9/8/0
2/0/0/0
0/0/2/0
0/0/1/0
OPS .727 .707 .784 .644 .890 .791
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 368/.807 105/.848 224/.924 26/.922 24/1.101 .845
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 369/.648 169/.618 175/.607 44/.462 34/.742 .749
Home 362/.670 141/.723 204/.816 34/.782 23/.909
Last 28d days 149/.642 36/.520 125/.802 24/.511 9/.750
HR/SB/CS 20/5/1 6/8/1 9/9/1 0/0/0 1/0/0 153/72/22
Usage ·····X·· ·XX····· ··X····· ···o·o·· o··X··o·
Orioles Batters (3.69 RS/G) vs. Rays Pitchers (3.87 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 33.Shields
G/S/vB
50.Balfour
G/S/vB
53.Benoit
G/S/vB
36.Choate*
G/S/vB
31.Cormier
G/S/vB
58.Hellickson
G/S/vB
55.Qualls
G/S/vB
29.Soriano
G/S/vB
35.Wheeler
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
12.Andino G/S/vP 5/.400 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 / /// / / / /
25.Bell# G/S/vP 2/1.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 2/.500 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 118/84 .216/.229/.328/.556 .824/.446 .590 77/.660 0/1 3/4
9.Fox G/S/vP 6/.500 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/5.000 177/77 .217/.260/.373/.633 .569/.718 .498 17/.489 0/0 6/2
3.Izturis# G/S/vP 11/.455 4/.000 ··· 7/.572 13/.490 2/.000 6/1.100 8/1.196 4/.000 431/297 .232/.273/.267/.540 .540/.536 .494 82/.410 9/5 1/8
10.Jones G/S/vP 25/1.280 5/.000 5/.400 ··· 3/.666 2/1.000 ··· 4/.000 10/.100 524/389 .276/.317/.441/.758 .674/.788 .788 67/.755 4/7 17/7
2.Lugo G/S/vP 22/.606 12/1.167 16/1.000 2/.500 9/1.181 3/.666 ··· 8/.125 4/.000 249/146 .256/.305/.291/.595 .733/.501 .530 28/.653 5/7 0/1
21.Markakis* G/S/vP 59/.821 5/.400 6/1.250 8/.125 8/.661 3/.000 ··· 2/.500 6/1.917 589/416 .285/.363/.418/.781 .886/.737 .760 108/.589 6/2 8/2
6.Patterson* G/S/vP 25/.291 2/1.500 1/2.000 3/.666 2/.000 ··· 7/.858 7/.929 6/.400 302/218 .267/.320/.404/.723 .517/.806 .782 41/.606 19/3 7/4
18.Pie* G/S/vP 12/1.227 5/.900 3/.000 4/.000 10/.708 2/.000 1/no AB 2/1.500 1/.000 221/173 .285/.307/.435/.742 .811/.723 .795 97/.759 4/2 5/1
14.Reimold G/S/vP 3/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/.333 4/.000 103/66 .202/.291/.326/.617 .816/.506 .371 7/.310 0/0 2/1
1.Roberts# G/S/vP 58/.687 5/.000 17/.396 4/.500 9/1.431 ··· 1/2.000 13/.432 4/.750 166/123 .259/.337/.395/.732 .682/.748 .645 97/.825 7/2 3/3
30.Scott* G/S/vP 31/1.005 3/.666 6/.000 9/1.445 7/1.262 3/1.000 ··· 4/.000 ··· 427/331 .288/.356/.565/.921 .798/.957 1.110 92/.913 1/0 26/3
15.Tatum G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 105/68 .263/.333/.295/.628 .393/.758 .673 10/.400 1/0 0/3
32.Wieters# G/S/vP 9/.958 2/1.000 ··· 4/3.000 5/.000 ··· 1/.000 4/.833 ··· 421/308 .251/.321/.384/.704 .569/.759 .667 79/.742 0/1 10/3
23.Wigginton G/S/vP 10/1.611 5/.400 12/.523 ··· 9/.944 3/.333 2/1.000 6/1.166 11/.282 535/393 .251/.318/.432/.751 .699/.769 .788 105/.623 0/1 20/17
IP 171.1 43.1 49.1 37.0 52.0 26.1 49.2 54.1 41.1 TOTAL .256/.313/.387/.699 .660/.715 .717 .680 60/31 117/106
ERA-K/9 4.73/8.5 2.08/9.1 1.46/11.9 4.38/8.3 4.67/3.5 2.05/8.6 7.43/7.4 1.66/7.8 3.05/9.4 3.66/7.4

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Fox (3-3-0)
 Tatum (22-2-1)
 Wieters (48-19-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 747/.281 173/.218 178/.144 156/.248 242/.308 99/.172 236/.341 207/.170 164/.204 .242  Jones
 Markakis
 Pie
 Patterson
 Reimold
 Fox
 Lugo
 Scott
0/125/0/8
0/0/133/7
49/8/1/6
53/7/1/4
16/0/1/1
13/0/0/1
1/0/0/0
14/0/0/0
OPS .803 .607 .449 .660 .880 .470 .911 .516 .665 .705
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 401/.735 69/.746 84/.573 114/.509 133/.801 48/.650 110/1.009 100/.589 34/.669 .702
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 346/.879 104/.511 94/.339 42/1.100 109/.975 51/.301 126/.827 107/.450 130/.664 .708
Road 367/.847 94/.532 83/.469 59/.743 112/.770 50/.506 106/.877 97/.473 76/.780
Last 28d days 106/.750 / 38/.611 31/.513 53/1.004 72/.469 33/.648 37/.330 24/.792
HR/SB/CS 29/7/3 1/1/2 5/1/0 2/1/1 7/3/1 2/2/0 6/5/1 3/3/0 5/1/1 142/69/24
Usage ·····X·· ········ o····oX· o···oooo ···X···· ········ o···o·o· o·X··oo· ·······o

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.