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Game Preview: BAL @ BOS, 7:10pm, Friday, April 23, 2010 @Fenway Park II

Orioles, 2-14, 2-145th, 10 GB, 9½ GB in WC

SP: Jeremy Guthrie (31, RHP, 0-2, 3.15)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (0-2) 20.0 22 8 7 3 14 1 3.15
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 0-5 47.1 55 25 22 11 25 6 4.18 48
2010-04-17 @OAK ND 6.2 6 2 1 1 3 0 99 58
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
2009-10-04 TOR ND 7.2 9 4 4 2 5 3 107 48
2009-09-29 @TBR L 7.0 7 3 3 1 4 0 107 54
2009-09-23 @TOR L 7.0 8 7 5 2 1 1 105 36
2009-09-18 BOS L 5.2 9 3 3 3 1 1 114 37
Last 5 v.BOS 0-4 30.2 39 24 21 17 16 9 6.16 38
2009-09-18 BOS L 5.2 9 3 3 3 1 1 114 37
2009-07-31 BOS L 6.2 9 6 6 2 4 3 112 34
2009-07-25 @BOS L 6.2 8 5 5 3 2 1 105 37
2009-04-17 @BOS ND 4.2 8 8 5 4 5 2 103 23
2008-08-18 BOS L 7.0 5 2 2 5 4 2 104 58
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    0-6    Road:    2-8    ExtrInn: 0-1 
 vsRHP:   1-10   vsLHP:   1-4    1-Run:   1-4 
 vsEast:  1-8    vsCntrl: 0-0    vsWest:  1-6  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/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
 13 Sun, Apr 18  @OAK  W   8-3        2-11  5th  7.5 gb
 12 Sat, Apr 17  @OAK  L   3-4        1-11  5th  7.5 gb
 11 Fri, Apr 16  @OAK  L   2-4        1-10  5th  6.5 gb
 10 Thu, Apr 15  @OAK  L   2-6        1-9   5th  6.0 gb
  9 Wed, Apr 14   TBR  L   1-9        1-8   5th  5.0 gb
  8 Tue, Apr 13   TBR  L   6-8 (10)   1-7   5th  5.0 gb
  7 Mon, Apr 12   TBR  L   1-5        1-6   5th  4.0 gb
 Last 10: 1-9    Last 20: 2-14   Last 30: 2-14
RedSox, 6-10, 6-104th, 6 GB, 5½ GB in WC

SP: Jon Lester (26, LHP, 0-2, 8.44)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. BAL Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (0-2) 16.0 21 15 15 9 14 2 8.44
2009 (15-8) 203.1 186 80 77 64 225 20 3.41
2008 (16-6) 210.1 202 78 75 66 152 14 3.21
Last 7 GS 3-3 38.2 43 23 23 16 35 5 5.35 47
2010-04-18 TBR L 6.0 7 7 7 3 5 2 104 32
2010-04-12 @MIN L 5.0 9 4 4 3 5 0 107 35
2010-04-06 NYY ND 5.0 5 4 4 3 4 0 94 42
2009-10-01 CLE W 6.1 2 0 0 1 7 0 84 75
2009-09-25 @NYY L 2.1 8 5 5 3 3 1 78 21
2009-09-19 @BAL W 6.0 10 3 3 0 4 2 102 44
2009-09-13 TBR W 8.0 2 0 0 3 7 0 105 82
Last 5 v.BAL 5-0 32.1 33 6 6 8 35 2 1.67 62
2009-09-19 @BAL W 6.0 10 3 3 0 4 2 102 44
2009-07-25 BAL W 7.1 8 2 2 2 9 0 109 61
2009-06-29 @BAL W 7.0 5 0 0 0 8 0 108 75
2009-04-19 BAL W 7.0 4 0 0 2 9 0 108 76
2008-09-02 BAL W 5.0 6 1 1 4 5 0 99 52
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    3-7    Road:    3-3    ExtrInn: 1-2 
 vsRHP:   4-7    vsLHP:   2-3    1-Run:   2-2 
 vsEast:  1-6    vsCntrl: 3-3    vsWest:  2-1  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/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
 13 Mon, Apr 19   TBR  L   2-8        4-9   4th  6.0 gb
 12 Sun, Apr 18   TBR  L   1-7        4-8   4th  5.0 gb
 11 Sat, Apr 17   TBR  L   5-6        4-7   4th  4.0 gb
 10 Fri, Apr 16   TBR  L   1-3 (12)   4-6   4th  3.0 gb
  9 Thu, Apr 15  @MIN  L   0-8        4-5   4th  2.5 gb
  8 Wed, Apr 14  @MIN  W   6-3        4-4   4th  1.5 gb
  7 Mon, Apr 12  @MIN  L   2-5        3-4   4th  2.0 gb
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 6-10   Last 30: 6-10
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
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
Sat, Aug 01, 2009 BOS  4 @BAL  0        W:Josh Beckett (13-4), L: David Hernandez (3-3), S: none
Fri, Jul 31, 2009 BOS  6 @BAL  5        W:John Smoltz (2-4), L: Jeremy Guthrie (7-10), S: Jonathan Papelbon (27)
Sun, Jul 26, 2009 BAL  6 @BOS  2        W:David Hernandez (3-2), L: John Smoltz (1-4), S: none
Sat, Jul 25, 2009 BOS  7  BAL  2        W:Jon Lester (9-7), L: Jeremy Guthrie (7-9), S: none
Season Series: 2010 -  0-0; 2009 - BOS won 16-2; 2008 - BOS won 12-6; All-Time - BOS leads 1132-919

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

For the 2009 season

Stat

Best

Middle

Worst

RS/G

NYY  5.65

DET  4.56

SDP  3.94

RA/G

SFG  3.77

NYM  4.67

BAL  5.41

BA

J. Mauer  .365

Y. Torrealba  .291

A. Miles  .185

OBP

J. Mauer  .444

W. Harris  .364

A. Miles  .224

SLG

A. Pujols  .658

J. Thome  .481

A. Miles  .242

OPS

A. Pujols  1.101

B. McCann  .834

A. Miles  .466

ERA

Z. Greinke  2.16

J. Niemann  3.94

L. Hernandez  5.44

K/9IP

T. Lincecum  10.43

J. Cueto  6.94

J. Lannan  3.88

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NOTE: Team stats shown are for the 2010 season. Player Stats for the 2009 season. We will switch to 2010 stats on May 1st.

Orioles Batters (2.88 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (5.31 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 31.Lester*
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/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
12.Andino G/S/vP 4/1.500 ··· ··· 4/.000 ··· ··· 3/.666 215/149 .222/.274/.288/.562 .580/.554 .476 / 3/3 2/8
25.Atkins G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 399/239 .226/.308/.342/.650 .790/.559 .624 56/.583 0/0 9/9
3.Izturis# G/S/vP 6/.666 ··· 2/.000 2/1.000 ··· 1/.000 5/.200 412/276 .256/.294/.328/.622 .705/.580 .468 45/.546 12/4 2/8
10.Jones G/S/vP 22/.627 ··· ··· 9/.583 4/1.750 5/1.100 4/.500 519/331 .277/.335/.457/.792 .665/.864 .772 71/.559 10/4 19/5
Lugo G/S/vP ··· 2/1.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 3/.666 1/.000 293/180 .280/.352/.405/.756 .748/.761 .770 28/.294 9/0 3/11
21.Markakis* G/S/vP 36/.536 ··· 1/.000 11/1.441 20/.583 11/.637 5/1.000 711/426 .293/.347/.453/.801 .682/.882 .789 70/.751 6/2 18/6
18.Pie* G/S/vP 5/1.000 ··· 3/.000 3/3.500 1/.000 4/.000 5/.650 281/236 .266/.326/.437/.763 .623/.789 .698 22/1.105 1/3 9/2
14.Reimold G/S/vP 7/1.238 ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/2.000 4/.250 3/.000 411/261 .279/.365/.466/.831 .815/.841 .798 47/.565 8/2 15/5
1.Roberts# G/S/vP 35/.906 1/.000 1/no AB 13/.408 10/1.000 11/.705 8/.625 717/473 .283/.356/.451/.807 .781/.820 .850 16/.464 30/7 16/11
30.Scott* G/S/vP 8/.000 ··· 2/.000 9/.222 7/.429 7/.310 4/1.250 506/348 .258/.340/.488/.828 .837/.823 .727 52/.612 0/0 25/1
65.Tatum G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 77/71 .162/.250/.221/.471 .167/.495 .316 4/.000 0/0 1/1
9.Tejada G/S/vP 12/.944 2/1.000 ··· 4/.833 5/1.400 4/.250 ··· 674/524 .313/.340/.455/.795 .831/.785 .709 50/.713 5/2 14/21
32.Wieters# G/S/vP 9/1.112 ··· ··· 2/1.000 3/.666 3/.666 5/.800 385/235 .288/.340/.412/.753 .671/.804 .695 62/.723 0/0 9/5
23.Wigginton G/S/vP 14/1.269 ··· 4/.500 8/1.250 3/.333 3/.666 3/.666 436/275 .273/.314/.400/.714 .650/.750 .646 46/1.009 1/2 11/8
IP 203.1 49.1 59.2 61.0 68.0 69.2 TOTAL .225/.285/.358/.643 .577/.666 .625 .643 3/3 13/12
ERA-K/9 3.41/10.0 /0.0 3.65/11.5 4.53/6.6 3.39/7.8 1.85/10.1 2.84/6.7 4.62/6.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Tatum (7-4-0)
 Wieters (65-21-3)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 843/.242 / 212/.228 278/.270 258/.242 285/.213 301/.233 .252  Markakis
 Jones
 Reimold
 Pie
 Wigginton
 Andino
 Scott
0/0/161/13
0/119/0/9
88/0/2/7
44/41/0/5
2/0/0/0
1/1/0/0
26/0/0/0
OPS .667 .690 .796 .704 .600 .711 .757
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 220/.717 / 97/.866 145/.661 116/.467 152/.570 156/.794 .773
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 623/.649 / 115/.545 133/.940 142/.906 133/.633 145/.623 .739
Home 375/.631 / 94/.554 145/.685 98/.785 150/.607 148/.840
Last 28d days 80/.883 34/.751 37/.424 26/.555 26/.693 33/.495 35/.858
HR/SB/CS 20/19/6 // 5/4/0 5/9/1 8/0/0 5/10/1 7/6/0 17/36/1
Usage ····X··· ···X·X·· ·X····X· ··X·X·X· ·oo···o· ·oX···X· o··X·X·X

NOTE: Team stats shown are for the 2010 season. Player Stats for the 2009 season. We will switch to 2010 stats on May 1st.

RedSox Batters (4.06 RS/G) vs. Orioles Pitchers (5.06 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 46.Guthrie
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/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
29.Beltre G/S/vP 20/.261 2/2.000 1/.000 1/2.000 7/1.571 ··· 477/338 .265/.304/.379/.683 .849/.618 .646 59/.587 13/2 8/14
23.Cameron G/S/vP 3/.000 3/1.334 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 628/478 .250/.342/.452/.795 .954/.748 .803 36/.694 7/3 24/4
7.Drew* G/S/vP 24/1.067 3/.333 2/.000 3/.667 1/.000 ··· 539/404 .279/.392/.522/.914 .863/.932 .991 62/.536 2/6 24/2
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 29/.985 6/1.267 3/.000 6/.167 3/.000 1/3.000 693/477 .301/.355/.415/.770 .785/.763 .802 30/.800 70/12 8/2
22.Hall G/S/vP ··· 5/1.100 6/.200 ··· 2/.000 ··· 365/226 .201/.258/.338/.596 .606/.589 .638 21/.538 2/2 8/5
32.Hermida* G/S/vP ··· 3/.333 4/.000 ··· 2/2.000 ··· 491/370 .259/.348/.392/.740 .601/.786 .713 37/.854 5/2 13/1
70.Hulett* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 19/17 .111/.158/.111/.269 1.000/.180 .000 / 0/0 0/1
25.Lowell G/S/vP 25/.544 5/1.000 ··· 7/1.071 1/.000 ··· 484/327 .290/.337/.474/.811 .867/.784 .932 23/.841 2/1 17/9
41.Martinez# G/S/vP 4/.750 3/1.334 ··· ··· 2/1.500 2/.000 672/463 .303/.381/.480/.861 .847/.867 .774 62/.696 1/0 23/7
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 28/1.132 5/.400 3/.000 5/1.000 1/.000 1/.000 627/439 .238/.332/.462/.794 .716/.828 .880 45/.491 0/2 28/1
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 32/.799 10/.522 ··· 4/1.750 3/.666 1/.000 714/510 .296/.371/.447/.819 .765/.839 .903 76/.924 20/8 15/6
68.Reddick* G/S/vP 1/2.000 1/2.000 ··· 2/.000 2/.000 ··· 62/56 .169/.210/.339/.549 .733/.530 .389 4/.750 0/0 2/1
16.Scutaro G/S/vP 18/.572 5/1.600 3/.000 5/.200 1/.000 1/.000 680/505 .282/.379/.409/.789 .809/.782 .743 68/.665 14/5 12/10
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 21/.807 4/.250 2/1.000 6/.333 ··· ··· 425/301 .209/.313/.390/.703 .807/.666 .821 20/1.245 0/0 14/3
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 33/.757 9/1.112 2/1.000 10/1.389 2/.000 1/2.000 588/418 .305/.413/.548/.961 .953/.964 .992 71/.819 7/2 27/6
IP 200.0 67.0 74.1 70.0 65.1 13.2 TOTAL .249/.317/.427/.744 .738/.746 .708 .744 5/3 20/15
ERA-K/9 5.04/5.0 5.51/6.6 2.42/10.9 4.11/6.3 3.99/5.1 2.63/9.2 4.51/7.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Martinez (56-9-4)
 Varitek (108-16-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 874/.281 309/.303 315/.209 300/.270 283/.294 59/.220 .278  Drew
 Ellsbury
 Cameron
 Hermida
 Hall
 Youkilis
 Reddick
 Hulett
0/0/132/5
0/153/0/4
0/147/0/4
51/0/81/3
22/1/15/3
2/0/0/1
12/2/10/0
1/0/2/0
OPS .828 .797 .658 .747 .747 .565 .782
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 433/.886 139/.929 107/.581 145/.746 126/.691 28/.301 .872
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 441/.772 170/.694 208/.699 155/.747 157/.790 31/.795 .719
Road 422/.824 130/.809 174/.615 147/.727 134/.778 36/.351
Last 28d days 83/.746 33/.721 15/1.532 24/.668 13/1.301 16/.899
HR/SB/CS 35/9/2 3/9/3 7/7/2 8/4/1 4/10/1 0/0/0 14/7/5
Usage ·····X·· ··X··oo· ········ ····XX·· ·····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.