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Game Preview: BAL @ BOS, 7:10pm, Saturday, July 3, 2010 @Fenway Park II

Orioles, 24-55, 24-55 5th, 24 GB, 23½ GB in WC

SP: Jeremy Guthrie (31, RHP, 3-9, 4.30)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (3-9) 102.2 96 51 49 26 55 13 4.30
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 1-5 44.1 43 24 24 16 22 6 4.87 48
2010-06-27 WSN ND 6.0 3 3 3 4 4 1 100 54
2010-06-22 FLA L 6.0 7 6 6 2 3 0 108 35
2010-06-16 @SFG L 6.0 8 4 4 2 2 2 103 40
2010-06-11 NYM L 7.0 7 4 4 1 5 1 111 51
2010-06-05 BOS L 7.1 5 2 2 1 4 1 95 63
2010-05-30 @TOR L 6.0 7 4 4 3 2 1 103 41
2010-05-25 OAK W 6.0 6 1 1 3 2 0 114 55
Last 5 v.BOS 0-4 32.1 36 19 19 11 11 7 5.29 44
2010-06-05 BOS L 7.1 5 2 2 1 4 1 95 63
2010-04-23 @BOS ND 6.0 5 3 3 2 0 1 104 48
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
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   16-25   Road:    8-30   ExtrInn: 5-2 
 vsRHP:  17-36   vsLHP:   7-19   1-Run:  13-12
 vsEast:  8-26   vsCntrl: 4-5    vsWest:  5-13 IL: 7-11

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 79 Fri, Jul  2  @BOS  L   2-3       24-55  5th 24.0 gb
 78 Thu, Jul  1   OAK  L   1-8       24-54  5th 24.0 gb
 77 Wed, Jun 30   OAK  W   9-6       24-53  5th 23.0 gb
 76 Tue, Jun 29   OAK  L   2-4       23-53  5th 24.0 gb
 75 Sun, Jun 27   WSN  W   4-3       23-52  5th 24.0 gb
 74 Sat, Jun 26   WSN  W   6-5       22-52  5th 24.0 gb
 73 Fri, Jun 25   WSN  W   7-6       21-52  5th 25.0 gb
 72 Thu, Jun 24   FLA  W  11-5       20-52  5th 25.0 gb
 71 Wed, Jun 23   FLA  L   5-7       19-52  5th 25.5 gb
 70 Tue, Jun 22   FLA  L   4-10      19-51  5th 24.5 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20: 8-12   Last 30: 9-21
RedSox, 48-32, 48-32 2nd, ½ GB, 4 up in WC

SP: Jon Lester (26, LHP, 9-3, 2.86)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. BAL Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (9-3) 107.0 78 35 34 41 111 5 2.86
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 5-1 47.1 33 11 11 18 48 1 2.09 64
2010-06-27 @SFG W 9.0 5 1 1 1 9 0 103 81
2010-06-22 @COL L 6.0 6 1 1 1 6 0 90 61
2010-06-16 ARI W 7.0 4 2 2 3 7 1 103 65
2010-06-10 @CLE ND 6.0 9 6 6 1 8 0 109 37
2010-06-05 @BAL W 6.1 4 0 0 3 4 0 102 66
2010-05-30 KCR W 7.0 4 1 1 4 5 0 105 66
2010-05-25 @TBR W 6.0 1 0 0 5 9 0 111 74
Last 5 v.BAL 4-0 32.1 31 5 5 9 32 2 1.39 62
2010-06-05 @BAL W 6.1 4 0 0 3 4 0 102 66
2010-04-23 BAL ND 5.2 4 0 0 4 7 0 113 64
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
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   28-16   Road:   20-16   ExtrInn: 2-7 
 vsRHP:  33-22   vsLHP:  15-10   1-Run:  13-13
 vsEast: 17-16   vsCntrl:10-9    vsWest:  8-2  IL:13-5 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 80 Fri, Jul  2   BAL  W   3-2       48-32  2nd  0.5 gb
 79 Wed, Jun 30   TBR  L   4-9       47-32  2nd  1.0 gb
 78 Tue, Jun 29   TBR  W   8-5       47-31  2nd  1.0 gb
 77 Sun, Jun 27  @SFG  W   5-1       46-31  2nd  2.0 gb
 76 Sat, Jun 26  @SFG  W   4-2       45-31  2nd  2.0 gb
 75 Fri, Jun 25  @SFG  L   4-5       44-31  2nd  3.0 gb
 74 Thu, Jun 24  @COL  W  13-11(10)  44-30  2nd  2.0 gb
 73 Wed, Jun 23  @COL  L   6-8       43-30  2nd  2.5 gb
 72 Tue, Jun 22  @COL  L   1-2       43-29  2nd  1.5 gb
 71 Sun, Jun 20   LAD  W   2-0       43-28  2nd  1.0 gb
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:13-7    Last 30:21-9 
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Fri, Jul 02, 2010 BOS  3  BAL  2        W:Tim Wakefield (3-6), L: Brad Bergesen (3-5), S: Jonathan Papelbon (19)
Sun, Jun 06, 2010 BAL  4  BOS  3 (11)   W:David Hernandez (2-5), L: Hideki Okajima (2-2), S: none
Sat, Jun 05, 2010 BOS  8 @BAL  2        W:Jon Lester (7-2), L: Jeremy Guthrie (3-6), S: none
Fri, Jun 04, 2010 BOS 11 @BAL  0        W:Clay Buchholz (8-3), L: Chris Tillman (0-1), S: none
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)
Season Series: 2010 - Tied 5-5; 2009 - BOS won 16-2; 2008 - BOS won 12-6; All-Time - BOS leads 1137-924

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

BOS  5.48

DET  4.54

PIT  3.19

RA/G

SDP  3.34

FLA  4.42

ARI  5.64

BA

R. Cano  .347

A. Soriano  .279

L. Valbuena  .166

OBP

J. Morneau  .438

R. Braun  .352

A. Ramirez  .242

SLG

M. Cabrera  .628

A. Jones  .448

L. Valbuena  .245

OPS

J. Morneau  1.045

J. Guillen  .801

T. Manzella  .513

ERA

J. Johnson  1.82

Z. Greinke  3.94

N. Blackburn  6.02

K/9IP

J. Weaver  10.27

J. Cueto  6.75

N. Blackburn  3.11

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Orioles Batters (3.49 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.63 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
59.Manuel
G/S/vB
37.Okajima*
G/S/vB
58.Papelbon
G/S/vB
56.Ramirez
G/S/vB
62.Richardson*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
25.Bell# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 8/8 .250/.250/.250/.500 /.500 .500 8/.500 0/0 0/1
47.Fox G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 114/45 .210/.263/.314/.577 .645/.469 .621 19/.616 0/0 2/1
3.Izturis# G/S/vP 10/.522 ··· 3/.000 ··· 1/no AB 1/.000 7/.143 ··· 241/160 .230/.274/.261/.536 .569/.513 .587 78/.530 5/5 0/3
10.Jones G/S/vP 28/.607 ··· 3/2.334 ··· 5/1.350 8/.661 6/1.667 ··· 329/243 .273/.299/.448/.746 .686/.767 .664 97/.956 3/4 13/4
2.Lugo G/S/vP 3/2.000 2/1.000 ··· ··· 1/no AB 5/.400 2/.000 ··· 155/91 .239/.300/.254/.554 .740/.433 .620 63/.674 5/5 0/1
21.Markakis* G/S/vP 42/.531 ··· 5/.400 ··· 23/.733 14/.742 7/1.404 ··· 344/241 .303/.395/.432/.827 .991/.752 .799 102/.910 2/1 4/0
40.Moore* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 64/60 .250/.297/.367/.664 .250/.686 .286 47/.782 3/0 2/3
6.Patterson* G/S/vP 6/1.166 ··· 1/.000 ··· 4/1.167 4/.250 1/.000 ··· 180/136 .290/.339/.414/.753 .547/.822 .602 84/.830 13/2 4/3
15.Tatum G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 51/32 .244/.333/.289/.622 .541/.671 .598 20/.967 0/0 0/0
9.Tejada G/S/vP 18/.722 3/1.334 3/2.667 ··· 8/2.054 7/.629 1/.000 ··· 329/242 .283/.313/.379/.692 .661/.704 .582 106/.765 0/0 6/11
32.Wieters# G/S/vP 15/.800 ··· 1/.000 ··· 6/.833 6/1.167 5/.800 ··· 277/199 .235/.307/.339/.646 .610/.659 .634 76/.650 0/1 6/3
23.Wigginton G/S/vP 20/1.238 1/no AB 6/.400 ··· 5/.650 7/1.171 4/.500 ··· 303/213 .254/.338/.458/.796 .735/.822 .788 87/.546 0/1 14/11
IP 107.0 25.1 39.2 26.1 34.0 31.1 2.1 TOTAL .255/.316/.376/.691 .680/.696 .647 .744 35/19 65/60
ERA-K/9 2.86/9.3 4.62/7.5 2.04/9.5 /0.0 5.81/7.2 3.71/7.9 4.88/6.3 3.86/11.7 4.31/7.0

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Fox (1-3-0)
 Tatum (11-2-0)
 Wieters (33-14-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 436/.205 106/.226 153/.162 / 126/.324 141/.216 134/.252 12/.455 .253  Patterson
 Jones
 Markakis
 Fox
41/3/0/4
0/78/0/3
0/0/78/2
10/0/0/1
OPS .585 .703 .511 .910 .706 .790 1.144 .725
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 113/.523 59/.808 80/.344 / 60/.794 75/.839 58/.917 5/1.400 .752
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 323/.607 47/.569 73/.689 / 66/1.012 66/.544 76/.693 7/.929 .700
Home 223/.642 72/.657 73/.388 / 68/.879 77/.577 75/.881 9/1.444
Last 28d days 113/.572 45/.483 38/.577 / 45/.922 45/.731 40/.574 12/1.144
HR/SB/CS 5/10/3 3/5/1 4/2/0 // 4/1/1 6/3/0 5/2/0 1/0/0 72/83/21
Usage ·····X·· ··oo··X· ···o··o· ···X··X· X··o··o· ··X···oX ···o··o·
RedSox Batters (5.48 RS/G) vs. Orioles Pitchers (5.33 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
50.Mata
G/S/vB
13.Ohman*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
29.Beltre G/S/vP 22/.332 4/2.417 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 317/234 .346/.382/.553/.934 .951/.928 .854 94/1.073 1/1 12/13
23.Cameron G/S/vP 3/.000 4/1.417 ··· ··· 3/.666 111/90 .265/.324/.353/.677 .984/.610 .747 57/.608 0/1 1/2
36.Cash G/S/vP 8/.536 ··· ··· ··· ··· 64/50 .193/.258/.316/.574 .538/.583 .446 25/.544 0/0 2/0
7.Drew* G/S/vP 30/.853 5/.650 ··· ··· 9/.583 272/192 .277/.364/.494/.858 .518/1.001 .860 49/1.193 1/1 10/0
22.Hall G/S/vP 3/.000 9/.889 ··· 1/.000 6/.833 159/95 .225/.323/.406/.729 .701/.746 .763 53/.541 3/0 6/4
54.McDonald G/S/vP ··· 3/1.000 ··· 1/.000 2/3.000 195/128 .266/.328/.399/.727 .854/.661 .702 65/.675 6/0 5/1
44.Molina G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/1 .000/.000/.000/.000 /.000 .000 1/.000 0/0 0/0
60.Nava# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 62/47 .304/.371/.482/.853 .785/.873 1.054 62/.853 0/1 1/0
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 34/1.077 7/.286 ··· 1/.000 6/.167 266/197 .254/.361/.554/.914 .618/1.024 .979 90/.912 0/1 17/0
3.Patterson* G/S/vP 6/.333 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 118/95 .202/.256/.394/.651 .221/.758 .636 26/.397 6/0 4/1
13.Romero# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· / /// / / / /
16.Scutaro G/S/vP 25/.653 10/1.500 ··· 1/5.000 1/2.000 364/270 .285/.353/.387/.740 .808/.716 .773 106/.745 1/3 4/10
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 39/.859 11/1.090 ··· 1/.000 ··· 325/249 .297/.415/.564/.979 1.404/.860 .941 81/.739 2/1 15/2
IP 102.2 35.1 26.1 12.1 24.2 TOTAL .277/.351/.468/.819 .837/.812 .839 .821 27/10 107/57
ERA-K/9 4.30/4.8 5.35/4.8 5.81/4.4 8.03/5.1 2.92/9.1 5.03/6.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Cash (15-5-2)
 Molina (0-0-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 431/.246 159/.287 122/.267 60/.314 108/.256 .284  McDonald
 Hall
 Cameron
 Patterson
 Drew
 Nava
14/44/12/5
30/7/6/1
0/30/0/1
27/7/0/1
0/0/68/0
16/0/0/0
OPS .729 .827 .802 .926 .722 .803
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 224/.849 59/1.029 63/1.118 23/.824 54/.514 .889
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 207/.603 100/.702 59/.476 37/.981 54/.938 .739
Road 216/.764 75/.809 43/.742 22/1.066 52/.703
Last 28d days 108/.811 42/.859 122/.802 42/.982 32/.695
HR/SB/CS 13/3/1 6/2/0 2/5/0 2/2/0 2/2/1 93/44/17
Usage ·····X·· ·Xo····· ·X·····X ·X·····X o·o··ooo

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.