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Game Preview: BAL @ TBR, 7:10pm, Monday, September 27, 2010 @Tropicana Field

Orioles, 61-94, 61-94 5th, 32 GB, 31½ GB in WC

SP: Brian Matusz (23, LHP, 8-12, 4.59)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. TBR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (8-12) 162.2 168 87 83 59 126 18 4.59
2009 (5-2) 44.2 52 24 23 14 38 6 4.63
Last 7 GS 4-1 37.0 33 12 12 10 28 4 2.92 56
2010-09-20 @BOS ND 5.0 3 1 1 3 4 0 102 58
2010-09-13 TOR ND 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 24 50
2010-09-06 @NYY W 6.0 5 3 3 2 4 1 106 52
2010-08-31 BOS W 6.0 6 2 2 1 6 1 98 57
2010-08-25 @CHW W 7.0 3 1 1 1 5 1 117 71
2010-08-19 TEX W 8.0 5 0 0 1 6 0 115 77
2010-08-14 @TBR L 4.0 9 5 5 2 2 1 75 24
Last 5 v.TBR 2-1 21.2 24 15 15 8 24 2 6.23 46
2010-08-14 @TBR L 4.0 9 5 5 2 2 1 75 24
2010-04-13 TBR ND 7.1 6 4 4 1 8 0 99 57
2010-04-08 @TBR W 5.0 2 2 2 5 7 0 97 57
2009-08-20 @TBR W 5.1 7 4 4 0 7 1 91 45
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   34-43   Road:   27-51   ExtrInn:13-4 
 vsRHP:  43-63   vsLHP:  18-31   1-Run:  27-21
 vsEast: 22-47   vsCntrl:14-19   vsWest: 18-17 IL: 7-11

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
155 Sun, Sep 26  @TOR  L   2-5       61-94  5th 32.0 gb
154 Sat, Sep 25  @TOR  L   4-5 (11)  61-93  5th 32.0 gb
153 Fri, Sep 24  @TOR  L   4-6       61-92  5th 31.0 gb
152 Wed, Sep 22  @BOS  L   1-6       61-91  5th 31.0 gb
151 Tue, Sep 21  @BOS  W   9-1       61-90  5th 31.0 gb
150 Mon, Sep 20  @BOS  W   4-2       60-90  5th 31.0 gb
149 Sun, Sep 19   NYY  W   4-3 (11)  59-90  5th 31.0 gb
148 Sat, Sep 18   NYY  L   3-11      58-90  5th 32.0 gb
147 Fri, Sep 17   NYY  L   3-4       58-89  5th 31.0 gb
146 Wed, Sep 15   TOR  W   3-1       58-88  5th 30.5 gb
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:17-13
Rays, 93-62, 93-62 1st, ½ up

SP: Wade Davis (24, RHP, 12-9, 4.13)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. BAL Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (12-9) 154.2 155 72 71 59 105 23 4.13
2009 (2-2) 36.1 33 19 15 13 36 2 3.72
Last 7 GS 3-0 39.1 42 18 17 12 30 4 3.89 51
2010-09-22 @NYY ND 2.1 0 0 0 1 1 0 31 57
2010-09-17 LAA ND 6.0 7 3 2 1 8 0 110 55
2010-09-11 @TOR W 7.0 7 1 1 3 6 1 108 62
2010-09-05 @BAL ND 5.0 6 4 4 3 5 1 103 41
2010-08-30 TOR W 7.2 6 2 2 0 3 1 91 62
2010-08-24 @LAA W 5.1 6 2 2 3 5 0 85 50
2010-08-05 MIN ND 6.0 10 6 6 1 2 1 81 29
Last 5 v.BAL 3-0 29.0 24 6 6 9 21 1 1.86 63
2010-09-05 @BAL ND 5.0 6 4 4 3 5 1 103 41
2010-07-19 @BAL W 8.0 7 1 1 1 3 0 110 66
2009-09-29 BAL W 7.0 7 1 1 3 3 0 106 59
2009-09-17 @BAL W 9.0 4 0 0 2 10 0 124 87
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   48-30   Road:   45-32   ExtrInn: 9-5 
 vsRHP:  57-44   vsLHP:  36-18   1-Run:  28-26
 vsEast: 41-28   vsCntrl:24-11   vsWest: 21-12 IL: 7-11

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
155 Sun, Sep 26   SEA  L   2-6       93-62  1st  0.5 up
154 Sat, Sep 25   SEA  W   9-1       93-61  1st  1.5 up
153 Fri, Sep 24   SEA  W   5-3       92-61  1st  0.5 up
152 Thu, Sep 23  @NYY  W  10-3       91-61  2nd  0.5 gb
151 Wed, Sep 22  @NYY  W   7-2       90-61  2nd  1.5 gb
150 Tue, Sep 21  @NYY  L   3-8       89-61  2nd  2.5 gb
149 Mon, Sep 20  @NYY  L   6-8       89-60  2nd  1.5 gb
148 Sun, Sep 19   LAA  L   3-6       89-59  2nd  0.5 gb
147 Sat, Sep 18   LAA  W   4-3 (10)  89-58  2nd  0.5 gb
146 Fri, Sep 17   LAA  L   3-4       88-58  2nd  0.5 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:16-14
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sun, Sep 05, 2010 BAL  8  TBR  7        W:Alfredo Simon (4-2), L: Dan Wheeler (2-2), S: Koji Uehara (6)
Sat, Sep 04, 2010 BAL  8  TBR  4        W:Jeremy Guthrie (9-13), L: James Shields (13-12), S: none
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
Season Series: 2010 - TBR over 10-5; 2009 - TBR won 10-8; 2008 - TBR won 15-3; All-Time - TBR leads 110-109

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  5.31

ARI  4.48

SEA  3.17

RA/G

SFG  3.65

LAA  4.38

PIT  5.39

BA

J. Hamilton  .361

H. Pence  .286

B. Wood  .149

OBP

J. Morneau  .437

T. Hunter  .360

B. Wood  .177

SLG

J. Hamilton  .635

C. Santana  .467

B. Wood  .212

OPS

J. Morneau  1.055

M. Stanton  .820

B. Wood  .389

ERA

J. Johnson  2.30

E. Santana  3.77

K. Millwood  5.29

K/9IP

Y. Gallardo  9.71

M. Cain  7.10

K. Kendrick  4.20

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Orioles Batters (3.81 RS/G) vs. Rays Pitchers (4.07 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 40.Davis
G/S/vB
50.Balfour
G/S/vB
53.Benoit
G/S/vB
36.Choate*
G/S/vB
31.Cormier
G/S/vB
54.Ekstrom
G/S/vB
58.Hellickson
G/S/vB
57.McGee*
G/S/vB
55.Qualls
G/S/vB
21.Sonnanstine
G/S/vB
29.Soriano
G/S/vB
35.Wheeler
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
12.Andino G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 43/30 .244/.256/.463/.719 1.000/.590 .325 43/.719 1/0 2/0
25.Bell# G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 3/.333 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/1.000 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 151/111 .215/.225/.309/.534 .700/.473 .510 48/.417 0/1 3/4
9.Fox G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 1/5.000 201/87 .217/.259/.392/.650 .553/.777 .779 25/.740 0/0 7/2
3.Izturis# G/S/vP 8/.929 5/.000 ··· 7/.572 14/.607 1/.000 3/.000 ··· 6/1.100 12/.606 8/1.196 5/.200 496/346 .236/.280/.273/.553 .502/.571 .573 76/.581 11/5 1/8
10.Jones G/S/vP 3/.000 5/.000 5/.400 ··· 3/.666 1/.000 2/1.000 ··· ··· 12/2.128 4/.000 10/.100 596/438 .284/.327/.446/.773 .692/.803 .730 79/.864 6/7 19/7
2.Lugo G/S/vP ··· 12/1.167 16/1.000 2/.500 9/1.181 ··· 5/.400 ··· ··· 13/.583 8/.125 4/.000 257/150 .248/.299/.282/.581 .717/.487 .646 13/.397 5/7 0/1
21.Markakis* G/S/vP 14/.220 6/.333 6/1.250 8/.125 9/.583 1/2.000 4/.000 ··· 1/2.000 24/.523 2/.500 6/1.917 680/479 .291/.365/.420/.785 .881/.744 .797 108/.785 7/2 10/2
6.Patterson* G/S/vP 2/4.500 3/1.000 1/2.000 4/.500 2/.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· 7/.858 8/1.250 7/.929 7/.334 324/236 .275/.323/.416/.738 .516/.824 .676 27/.926 21/4 8/4
18.Pie* G/S/vP 11/.697 5/.900 3/.000 5/.000 11/.633 1/.000 4/1.500 ··· 1/no AB 6/.167 2/1.500 1/.000 289/227 .271/.304/.401/.706 .699/.707 .606 84/.636 5/2 5/1
14.Reimold G/S/vP 4/.833 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/1.666 3/.333 4/.000 124/72 .220/.298/.349/.647 .781/.550 .828 28/.670 0/0 3/1
1.Roberts# G/S/vP 11/.573 6/.334 17/.396 4/.500 10/1.475 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 2/2.000 28/.850 13/.432 4/.750 256/187 .280/.357/.396/.752 .801/.735 .794 107/.760 12/2 4/3
30.Scott* G/S/vP 13/.398 3/.666 7/.000 10/1.389 8/1.089 1/no AB 4/1.250 ··· ··· 18/.818 4/.000 ··· 497/388 .286/.362/.544/.906 .764/.947 .706 82/.871 1/0 27/3
58.Snyder G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 16/7 .250/.250/.375/.625 1.111/.000 .667 16/.625 0/1 0/0
15.Tatum G/S/vP 5/1.200 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 3/.333 122/76 .273/.344/.300/.644 .521/.720 .599 17/.745 1/0 0/3
32.Wieters# G/S/vP 6/.666 2/1.000 ··· 4/3.000 5/.000 1/.000 2/2.000 ··· 1/.000 8/.417 4/.833 ··· 480/356 .251/.323/.383/.706 .550/.762 .722 75/.753 0/1 11/5
23.Wigginton G/S/vP 10/.844 5/.400 13/.481 ··· 10/.844 ··· 4/.833 ··· 3/1.167 5/.400 6/1.166 11/.282 626/460 .256/.322/.428/.749 .710/.763 .720 107/.726 0/1 22/20
IP 154.2 53.1 57.1 42.2 60.0 15.1 35.1 3.1 56.0 78.2 60.1 46.2 TOTAL .260/.316/.388/.704 .663/.720 .681 .725 74/33 131/113
ERA-K/9 4.13/6.1 2.36/9.1 1.41/11.0 4.43/8.2 4.05/3.8 3.52/5.9 3.57/8.4 2.70/10.9 7.71/7.6 4.58/5.6 1.79/8.1 3.47/8.7 3.85/7.4

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Fox (6-3-0)
 Tatum (25-2-1)
 Wieters (52-22-2)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 667/.260 215/.219 206/.145 180/.255 271/.288 64/.208 145/.230 13/.000 271/.344 342/.253 229/.164 189/.208 .245  Jones
 Pie
 Markakis
 Patterson
 Reimold
 Fox
 Lugo
 Scott
0/142/0/11
65/8/1/8
0/0/153/7
54/10/1/4
20/0/2/1
13/0/0/1
1/0/0/0
14/0/0/0
OPS .769 .631 .454 .695 .825 .555 .661 .231 .912 .753 .508 .693 .717
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 362/.782 95/.792 97/.528 133/.534 155/.744 33/.519 78/.895 6/.333 131/1.032 157/.746 114/.572 43/.680 .726
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 305/.754 120/.504 109/.388 47/1.180 116/.931 31/.592 67/.397 7/.143 140/.798 185/.758 115/.447 146/.697 .709
Home 367/.763 97/.668 109/.416 101/.609 136/.944 33/.524 60/.548 8/.375 146/.904 149/.777 127/.498 105/.660
Last 28d days 87/.732 42/.737 31/.435 25/.884 37/.762 17/.423 46/1.080 13/.231 39/.871 47/.827 30/.521 25/.884
HR/SB/CS 23/11/4 3/2/2 6/2/2 3/1/1 7/3/2 0/1/0 5/2/0 0/0/0 7/5/1 11/6/0 4/3/0 7/1/1 174/84/28
Usage ····X··· ··X·o·X· ··X·X··· ·oo·oo·· ·····oX· o··o··X· ····X··X o··o·o·o X···oX·· ···o·X·o ··o····· oX·····o
Rays Batters (5.08 RS/G) vs. Orioles Pitchers (4.95 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 17.Matusz*
G/S/vB
37.Albers
G/S/vB
57.Arrieta
G/S/vB
51.Gonzalez*
G/S/vB
43.Johnson
G/S/vB
40.Patton*
G/S/vB
47.Viola*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
16.Aybar# G/S/vP 7/.286 3/2.334 5/.200 3/.667 6/.666 ··· ··· 300/147 .236/.312/.354/.666 .712/.636 .684 27/.727 0/0 6/1
5.Baldelli G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/5.000 1/5.000 ··· ··· 21/6 .200/.238/.400/.638 .905/.000 .000 21/.638 0/0 1/0
8.Bartlett G/S/vP 13/1.000 11/.586 4/.750 3/2.000 6/2.000 ··· ··· 516/335 .259/.331/.356/.687 .743/.656 .687 77/.814 11/6 4/10
15.Brignac* G/S/vP ··· 3/2.333 2/.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 311/263 .266/.315/.401/.716 .622/.733 .656 33/.975 3/3 8/9
13.Crawford* G/S/vP 9/.111 9/.250 4/1.750 4/1.750 3/.000 ··· ··· 634/419 .309/.360/.491/.851 .731/.912 .856 96/1.011 46/10 16/2
11.Hawpe* G/S/vP ··· 1/3.000 ··· 4/.500 ··· ··· 1/no AB 335/238 .246/.337/.426/.763 .830/.733 .874 35/.652 2/1 9/1
28.Jaso* G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 5/.650 ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 387/330 .267/.381/.382/.763 .622/.786 .610 66/.663 4/0 5/5
27.Jennings G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 24/12 .190/.292/.333/.625 .879/.350 .404 24/.625 1/1 0/0
24.Johnson* G/S/vP ··· ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 117/99 .217/.359/.467/.826 1.167/.771 .811 50/1.027 0/0 7/0
20.Joyce* G/S/vP ··· 4/.250 6/1.700 ··· ··· ··· ··· 241/216 .237/.361/.485/.846 .296/.913 .719 63/.885 2/2 10/1
3.Longoria G/S/vP 10/1.100 11/.955 6/.334 1/.000 11/.818 ··· ··· 661/459 .294/.372/.507/.879 .956/.845 .930 88/.833 15/5 22/14
30.Navarro# G/S/vP 5/.800 9/.666 ··· 1/no AB 5/.400 ··· ··· 140/71 .197/.274/.262/.536 .518/.494 .597 19/.284 0/1 1/4
23.Pena* G/S/vP 5/.400 10/.856 3/.666 ··· 6/.333 ··· ··· 558/376 .199/.328/.408/.736 .700/.753 .795 77/.416 5/1 27/6
1.Rodriguez G/S/vP 6/.833 3/.000 ··· 3/.666 1/.000 ··· ··· 364/236 .258/.315/.409/.724 .855/.653 .740 43/.754 13/3 9/6
10.Shoppach G/S/vP 4/1.833 1/.000 ··· 2/1.500 2/.000 ··· ··· 179/82 .200/.316/.353/.670 .857/.443 .711 37/.851 0/0 5/1
2.Upton G/S/vP 10/.786 13/.539 5/1.600 2/.000 9/.722 ··· ··· 583/394 .239/.328/.431/.760 .933/.678 .773 92/.906 41/9 18/5
18.Zobrist# G/S/vP 10/1.178 5/.933 6/.667 2/.000 9/1.555 ··· ··· 630/427 .246/.353/.363/.717 .708/.708 .665 102/.760 24/3 10/3
IP 162.2 74.0 100.1 22.2 22.1 0.2 0.1 TOTAL .251/.338/.409/.747 .754/.744 .735 .790 167/46 156/86
ERA-K/9 4.59/7.0 4.50/5.6 4.66/4.7 4.37/11.1 4.03/8.1 0.00/12.9 54.00/30.0 4.70/6.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Jaso (39-11-7)
 Navarro (17-11-0)
 Shoppach (28-6-2)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 710/.265 321/.266 449/.271 99/.210 103/.319 4/.333 3/.500 .274  Crawford
 Zobrist
 Joyce
 Upton
 Hawpe
 Baldelli
 Rodriguez
 Johnson
 Brignac
 Jennings
141/0/0/7
1/14/102/6
13/0/48/4
0/147/0/2
0/0/66/1
0/0/3/0
5/9/8/0
3/0/0/0
0/0/2/0
2/4/4/0
OPS .742 .718 .767 .644 .786 1.167 2.667 .781
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 153/.617 127/.779 255/.898 35/.834 48/.741 3/1.000 2/.500 .821
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 557/.776 194/.676 194/.594 64/.530 55/.825 1/ 1/5.000 .750
Road 347/.769 163/.725 221/.751 46/.545 58/.668 4/1.167 /
Last 28d days 76/.666 56/.685 71/.688 30/.620 51/.674 4/1.167 3/2.667
HR/SB/CS 18/17/3 6/8/2 9/11/1 1/2/0 2/0/0 0/0/0 1/0/0 180/82/25
Usage ······X· X·X··o·X ········ ·X···o·X ·X····oX ····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.