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Game Preview: BOS @ BAL, 7:05pm, Thursday, April 28, 2011 @Oriole Park at Camden Yards

RedSox, 10-13, 10-13 5th, 4 GB, 3 GB in WC

SP: Jon Lester (27, LHP, 2-1, 2.59)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. BAL Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (2-1) 31.1 26 9 9 11 30 3 2.59
2010 (19-9) 208.0 167 81 75 83 225 14 3.25
2009 (15-8) 203.1 186 80 77 64 225 20 3.41
Last 7 GS 3-2 42.1 37 17 17 19 43 5 3.61 55
2011-04-22 @LAA W 6.0 4 0 0 2 8 0 111 70
2011-04-17 TOR W 6.0 6 1 1 3 5 0 110 58
2011-04-12 TBR L 7.0 7 3 3 2 8 0 109 57
2011-04-07 @CLE ND 7.0 3 0 0 3 9 0 109 77
2011-04-01 @TEX ND 5.1 6 5 5 1 0 3 88 35
2010-09-30 @CHW L 4.0 9 8 8 5 5 2 99 12
2010-09-25 @NYY W 7.0 2 0 0 3 8 0 102 78
Last 5 v.BAL 4-0 31.0 31 9 9 10 32 2 2.61 57
2010-09-01 @BAL W 6.0 8 5 5 2 10 0 120 44
2010-07-03 BAL W 7.0 5 1 1 1 7 0 100 69
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
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    5-4    Road:    5-9    ExtrInn: 1-0 
 vsRHP:   6-7    vsLHP:   4-6    1-Run:   1-4 
 vsEast:  5-6    vsCntrl: 0-3    vsWest:  5-4  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 23 Wed, Apr 27  @BAL  L   4-5       10-13  5th  4.0 gb
 22 Tue, Apr 26  @BAL  L   1-4       10-12  4th  3.0 gb
 21 Sun, Apr 24  @LAA  W   7-0       10-11  3rd  3.5 gb
 20 Sat, Apr 23  @LAA  W   5-0        9-11  3rd  3.5 gb
 19 Fri, Apr 22  @LAA  W   4-3        8-11  5th  3.5 gb
 18 Thu, Apr 21  @LAA  W   4-2 (11)   7-11  5th  4.0 gb
 17 Wed, Apr 20  @OAK  W   5-3        6-11  5th  4.5 gb
 16 Tue, Apr 19  @OAK  L   0-5        5-11  5th  4.5 gb
 15 Mon, Apr 18   TOR  W   9-1        5-10  5th  4.5 gb
 14 Sun, Apr 17   TOR  W   8-1        4-10  5th  5.0 gb
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:10-13
Orioles, 10-12, 10-12 3rd, 3½ GB, 2½ GB in WC

SP: Brad Bergesen (25, RHP, 0-3, 5.40)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (0-3) 16.2 19 13 10 4 11 4 5.40
2010 (8-12) 170.0 193 104 94 51 81 26 4.98
2009 (7-5) 123.1 126 52 47 32 65 11 3.43
Last 7 GS 2-5 41.2 41 23 20 11 20 8 4.32 49
2011-04-23 NYY L 6.0 8 6 6 2 4 1 100 34
2011-04-17 @CLE L 5.0 6 3 2 0 3 2 88 48
2011-04-06 DET L 3.2 5 4 2 2 2 1 89 39
2010-10-03 DET L 7.0 4 3 3 0 4 1 89 61
2010-09-28 @TBR L 5.0 6 5 5 3 2 2 89 34
2010-09-21 @BOS W 6.0 5 1 1 4 2 0 105 56
2010-09-15 TOR W 9.0 7 1 1 0 3 1 95 72
Last 5 v.BOS 2-3 30.0 34 16 13 12 20 5 3.90 48
2010-09-21 @BOS W 6.0 5 1 1 4 2 0 105 56
2010-09-02 BOS L 5.1 8 5 2 5 4 1 114 37
2010-07-02 @BOS L 7.2 5 3 3 0 7 2 100 64
2010-05-01 BOS W 5.0 7 4 4 0 2 2 86 39
2009-07-24 @BOS L 6.0 9 3 3 3 5 0 107 44
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    7-7    Road:    3-5    ExtrInn: 0-2 
 vsRHP:   9-8    vsLHP:   1-4    1-Run:   2-1 
 vsEast:  5-4    vsCntrl: 4-6    vsWest:  1-2  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 22 Wed, Apr 27   BOS  W   5-4       10-12  3rd  3.5 gb
 21 Tue, Apr 26   BOS  W   4-1        9-12  5th  3.5 gb
 20 Sun, Apr 24   NYY  L   3-6 (11)   8-12  5th  5.0 gb
 19 Sat, Apr 23   NYY  L   3-15       8-11  5th  4.0 gb
 18 Thu, Apr 21   MIN  L   1-3        8-10  3rd  3.0 gb
 17 Wed, Apr 20   MIN  W   5-4        8-9   3rd  2.5 gb
 16 Tue, Apr 19   MIN  W  11-0        7-9   4th  2.5 gb
 15 Mon, Apr 18   MIN  L   3-5        6-9   4th  3.5 gb
 14 Sun, Apr 17  @CLE  L   2-4        6-8   3rd  3.0 gb
 13 Sat, Apr 16  @CLE  L   3-8        6-7   3rd  2.0 gb
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20: 8-12   Last 30:10-12
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Wed, Apr 27, 2011 BAL  5  BOS  4        W:Koji Uehara (1-0), L: Daniel Bard (0-3), S: Kevin Gregg (4)
Tue, Apr 26, 2011 BAL  4  BOS  1        W:Zach Britton (4-1), L: Clay Buchholz (1-3), S: Kevin Gregg (3)

Wed, Sep 22, 2010 BOS  6  BAL  1        W:John Lackey (13-11), L: Kevin Millwood (3-16), S: none
Tue, Sep 21, 2010 BAL  9 @BOS  1        W:Brad Bergesen (8-10), L: Scott Atchison (2-3), S: none
Mon, Sep 20, 2010 BAL  4 @BOS  2        W:David Hernandez (8-8), L: Daisuke Matsuzaka (9-6), S: Koji Uehara (10)
Thu, Sep 02, 2010 BOS  6 @BAL  4        W:Daisuke Matsuzaka (9-4), L: Brad Bergesen (6-10), S: Jonathan Papelbon (35)
Wed, Sep 01, 2010 BOS  9 @BAL  6        W:Jon Lester (15-8), L: Mark Hendrickson (1-5), S: Jonathan Papelbon (34)
Tue, Aug 31, 2010 BAL  5  BOS  2        W:Brian Matusz (7-12), L: Josh Beckett (4-4), S: Koji Uehara (5)
Sun, Jul 04, 2010 BAL  6 @BOS  1        W:Brian Matusz (3-9), L: John Lackey (9-4), S: none
Sat, Jul 03, 2010 BOS  9  BAL  3        W:Jon Lester (10-3), L: Jeremy Guthrie (3-10), S: none
Season Series: 2011 - BAL over 2-0; 2010 - Tied 9-9; 2009 - BOS won 16-2; All-Time - BOS leads 1141-930

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 2011 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 2010 season

NOTE: Team stats shown are for the 2011 season. Player Stats for the 2010 season. We will switch to 2011 stats on May 1st.

RedSox Batters (4.22 RS/G) vs. Orioles Pitchers (4.68 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 35.Bergesen
G/S/vB
37.Accardo
G/S/vB
49.Berken
G/S/vB
51.Gonzalez*
G/S/vB
63.Gregg
G/S/vB
43.Johnson
G/S/vB
57.Rapada*
G/S/vB
59.Rupe
G/S/vB
19.Uehara
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
23.Cameron G/S/vP ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· 6/1.133 ··· ··· ··· ··· 180/132 .259/.328/.401/.729 1.128/.588 .706 24/.310 0/1 4/2
13.Crawford* G/S/vP 9/1.681 5/.400 8/.500 4/1.750 15/.871 4/.000 ··· 1/.000 8/.250 663/438 .307/.356/.495/.851 .696/.930 .846 96/.422 47/10 19/2
7.Drew* G/S/vP 19/1.105 5/.200 9/1.555 2/.000 4/1.500 5/2.800 ··· 3/.333 6/.167 546/374 .255/.341/.452/.793 .611/.875 .820 71/.794 3/1 22/1
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 7/.715 3/.666 11/1.675 3/.000 1/.000 7/.143 2/1.000 3/2.167 3/1.000 84/67 .192/.241/.244/.485 .471/.488 .556 90/.762 7/1 0/0
28.Gonzalez* G/S/vP ··· 2/1.000 ··· 3/.000 8/.375 1/3.000 1/2.000 ··· ··· 693/460 .298/.393/.511/.904 .937/.887 .980 103/.789 0/0 31/8
12.Lowrie# G/S/vP 9/.666 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 1/no AB 5/.800 ··· 5/.450 2/.000 197/116 .287/.381/.526/.907 1.025/.823 .962 63/1.023 1/1 9/5
54.McDonald G/S/vP 5/.400 ··· 2/.500 2/.000 2/.000 3/1.167 ··· ··· ··· 363/189 .270/.336/.429/.766 .821/.715 .741 16/.521 9/1 9/2
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 17/.647 4/.000 9/.889 5/.000 7/.286 8/.625 2/1.000 5/.900 4/.000 606/406 .270/.370/.529/.899 .599/1.059 .867 89/.818 0/1 32/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 10/1.056 6/.750 13/1.121 ··· 2/.000 7/1.238 2/1.500 4/1.833 3/.666 351/261 .288/.367/.493/.860 .700/.910 .898 104/.782 9/1 12/3
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP 2/2.000 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· 2/2.500 30/11 .167/.333/.292/.625 .654/.573 .721 47/.488 0/0 0/1
10.Scutaro G/S/vP 21/.754 4/1.167 13/.802 3/.000 13/.847 7/.167 ··· 5/1.400 ··· 695/495 .275/.333/.388/.721 .743/.711 .707 56/.548 5/4 11/20
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 6/.334 6/1.000 8/1.125 2/1.000 3/1.167 7/.286 ··· 3/.333 1/.000 123/94 .232/.293/.473/.766 .868/.733 .624 38/.310 0/0 7/0
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 12/.432 4/.500 14/1.227 2/1.000 5/.400 13/1.295 ··· 3/2.334 4/2.750 435/322 .307/.411/.564/.975 1.311/.863 .967 90/.878 4/1 19/3
IP 170.0 6.2 62.1 24.2 59.0 26.1 9.0 9.2 44.0 TOTAL .239/.329/.375/.704 .734/.685 .618 .704 14/7 20/7
ERA-K/9 4.98/4.3 8.10/4.0 3.03/6.5 4.01/11.3 3.51/8.8 3.42/7.5 4.00/5.0 5.59/7.4 2.86/11.2 4.53/6.8

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Saltalamacchia (6-1-0)
 Varitek (34-9-2)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 746/.285 34/.400 262/.270 106/.205 254/.237 117/.296 39/.188 49/.341 174/.220 .253  McDonald
 Crawford
 Cameron
 Drew
 Ellsbury
30/69/34/9
148/0/0/7
0/46/0/3
0/0/133/1
6/13/0/0
OPS .828 1.004 .728 .629 .712 .722 .708 .925 .594 .754
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 386/.902 16/1.255 95/.632 38/.849 124/.732 56/.668 21/.195 20/.683 81/.747 .726
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 360/.752 18/.801 167/.780 68/.495 130/.692 61/.773 18/1.402 29/1.109 93/.465 .787
Home 414/.851 31/1.039 144/.791 60/.695 137/.636 53/.825 13/.657 19/.964 106/.630
Last 28d days 73/.873 39/.723 48/.811 25/1.114 39/.716 38/.756 9/.730 44/.995 31/.517
HR/SB/CS 26/9/3 0/1/0 5/2/2 1/2/0 4/2/0 2/0/1 2/0/0 1/0/0 5/1/0 29/8/5
Usage ····X··· o··X··X· ···XX··· ······X· oo·X···o ·X·o···o o···X··· ····X··· X··o···X

NOTE: Team stats shown are for the 2011 season. Player Stats for the 2010 season. We will switch to 2011 stats on May 1st.

Orioles Batters (3.91 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.52 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 31.Lester*
G/S/vB
32.Albers
G/S/vB
51.Bard
G/S/vB
52.Jenks
G/S/vB
37.Okajima*
G/S/vB
58.Papelbon
G/S/vB
49.Wakefield
G/S/vB
35.Wheeler
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
11.Andino G/S/vP 4/1.500 1/no AB 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 66/46 .295/.333/.459/.792 .900/.738 1.064 39/.645 1/1 2/1
9.Fox G/S/vP 3/.000 2/.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/5.000 211/94 .217/.261/.384/.645 .556/.755 .457 20/.694 0/0 7/2
27.Guerrero G/S/vP 18/.646 5/1.100 4/1.000 7/.762 8/1.089 12/.258 35/1.749 7/2.314 643/476 .300/.345/.496/.841 .932/.810 .881 91/.692 4/5 29/2
3.Izturis# G/S/vP 12/.606 1/.000 4/.000 ··· 2/.500 2/.000 17/1.001 5/.200 513/361 .230/.277/.268/.545 .504/.559 .515 22/.473 11/5 1/9
10.Jones G/S/vP 34/.591 ··· 4/1.750 4/.000 6/1.100 9/.819 14/.517 10/.100 621/457 .284/.325/.442/.767 .666/.804 .827 83/.744 7/7 19/7
25.Lee G/S/vP ··· 7/.929 1/2.000 7/.857 ··· ··· 11/1.493 16/.661 626/452 .260/.347/.428/.774 .777/.773 .798 94/.637 1/3 19/7
21.Markakis* G/S/vP 48/.576 1/.000 7/.572 9/.611 23/.733 17/.728 29/.722 6/1.917 709/499 .297/.370/.436/.805 .906/.762 .801 95/.576 7/2 12/3
18.Pie* G/S/vP 8/1.000 1/.000 4/.750 2/.000 2/.000 6/.334 ··· 1/.000 308/241 .274/.305/.413/.718 .676/.730 .816 20/.500 5/2 5/1
12.Reynolds G/S/vP 3/.333 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 2/.000 ··· 596/427 .198/.320/.433/.753 .913/.694 .863 83/.595 7/4 32/18
1.Roberts# G/S/vP 39/.847 1/.000 2/.500 9/1.306 10/1.000 13/.762 48/.401 4/.750 261/192 .278/.354/.391/.745 .801/.726 .705 97/.713 12/2 4/3
30.Scott* G/S/vP 8/.000 ··· 6/.334 5/.000 10/.300 10/.844 10/1.067 ··· 517/403 .284/.368/.535/.902 .787/.935 1.091 61/.774 2/0 27/3
32.Wieters# G/S/vP 21/.810 ··· 3/.000 2/.000 8/.625 9/1.000 5/.200 ··· 502/372 .249/.319/.377/.695 .564/.744 .670 72/.795 0/1 11/5
IP 208.0 75.2 74.2 52.2 46.0 67.0 140.0 48.1 TOTAL .240/.292/.380/.672 .588/.697 .701 .672 4/1 23/12
ERA-K/9 3.25/9.7 4.52/5.8 1.93/9.2 4.44/10.4 4.50/6.5 3.90/10.2 5.34/5.4 3.35/8.6 4.50/7.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Fox (6-3-0)
 Wieters (53-24-2)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 861/.220 329/.269 295/.176 231/.260 213/.314 287/.226 610/.272 195/.207 .244  Jones
 Pie
 Markakis
 Guerrero
 Fox
 Scott
0/149/0/12
70/9/2/9
0/0/159/7
1/0/17/1
13/0/0/1
14/0/0/0
OPS .628 .726 .540 .668 .841 .674 .773 .681 .732
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 210/.651 131/.819 158/.462 120/.648 99/.732 158/.717 276/.782 44/.663 .724
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 651/.620 198/.662 137/.627 111/.689 114/.936 129/.619 334/.766 151/.687 .740
Road 455/.553 163/.725 174/.651 122/.690 103/.999 149/.758 234/.738 90/.707
Last 28d days 126/.655 17/.437 45/.676 36/.711 6/1.100 35/.605 44/.798 33/.909
HR/SB/CS 14/22/7 6/8/2 6/8/1 3/11/0 6/1/1 7/11/0 19/24/5 7/2/1 26/23/8
Usage ·····X·· ·X···X·· o···o·oX ·····XoX ·o······ ·····oXX o······· ···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.