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Game Preview: BAL @ BOS, 7:10pm, Thursday, July 7, 2011 @Fenway Park II

Orioles, 36-48, 36-48 5th, 14½ GB, 14 GB in WC

SP: Jake Arrieta (25, RHP, 9-5, 4.74)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (9-5) 93.0 82 49 49 44 76 13 4.74
2010 (6-6) 100.1 106 57 52 48 52 9 4.66
Last 7 GS 4-3 38.0 34 20 20 20 27 5 4.74 49
2011-07-02 @ATL L 5.0 6 5 5 2 5 1 71 38
2011-06-20 @PIT W 5.0 3 3 3 2 2 0 87 49
2011-06-15 @TOR L 6.2 9 3 3 2 5 2 102 47
2011-06-10 TBR W 7.0 2 0 0 3 4 0 98 74
2011-06-04 TOR W 6.0 5 3 3 4 1 1 99 47
2011-05-30 @SEA L 2.1 4 4 4 4 3 0 68 32
2011-05-25 KCR W 6.0 5 2 2 3 7 1 106 58
Last 5 v.BOS 0-0 5.0 6 3 3 0 5 1 5.40 48
2010-09-01 BOS ND 5.0 6 3 3 0 5 1 95 48
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   22-22   Road:   14-26   ExtrInn: 4-6 
 vsRHP:  26-31   vsLHP:  10-17   1-Run:  12-8 
 vsEast: 10-18   vsCntrl:11-9    vsWest:  8-10 IL: 7-11

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 84 Wed, Jul  6  @TEX  L   5-13      36-48  5th 14.5 gb
 83 Tue, Jul  5  @TEX  L   2-4       36-47  5th 14.5 gb
 82 Mon, Jul  4  @TEX  L   4-13      36-46  5th 13.5 gb
 81 Sun, Jul  3  @ATL  W   5-4       36-45  5th 13.5 gb
 80 Sat, Jul  2  @ATL  L   4-5       35-45  5th 14.5 gb
 79 Fri, Jul  1  @ATL  L   0-4       35-44  5th 13.5 gb
 78 Thu, Jun 30   STL  L   6-9       35-43  5th 12.5 gb
 77 Wed, Jun 29   STL  L   1-5       35-42  5th 11.5 gb
 76 Tue, Jun 28   STL  L   2-6       35-41  5th 10.5 gb
 75 Sun, Jun 26   CIN  W   7-5       35-40  5th  9.5 gb
 Last 10: 2-8    Last 20: 6-14   Last 30:11-19
RedSox, 51-35, 51-35 2nd, ½ GB, 6 up in WC

SP: Andrew Miller (26, LHP, 2-0, 3.06)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. BAL Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (2-0) 17.2 19 7 6 7 13 2 3.06
2010 (1-5) 32.2 51 34 31 26 28 6 8.54
2009 (3-5) 80.0 85 52 43 43 59 7 4.84
Last 7 GS 2-4 31.1 43 27 24 20 25 6 6.89 39
2011-07-02 @HOU W 6.0 7 2 2 2 3 1 85 51
2011-06-26 @PIT W 6.0 5 2 1 2 4 0 109 58
2011-06-20 SDP ND 5.2 7 3 3 3 6 1 89 46
2010-09-29 @ATL L 3.0 4 4 4 4 2 1 76 33
2010-09-24 @MIL L 4.1 8 4 4 2 4 0 85 33
2010-09-19 CHC L 1.1 3 5 5 4 1 0 42 25
2010-09-13 PHI L 5.0 9 7 5 3 5 3 94 27
Last 5 v.BAL 0-0 7.0 1 1 1 2 4 0 1.29 73
2009-06-23 BAL ND 7.0 1 1 1 2 4 0 83 73
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   24-17   Road:   27-18   ExtrInn: 3-2 
 vsRHP:  31-24   vsLHP:  20-11   1-Run:  11-9 
 vsEast: 20-10   vsCntrl:10-9    vsWest: 11-8  IL:10-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 86 Wed, Jul  6   TOR  W   6-4       51-35  2nd  0.5 gb
 85 Tue, Jul  5   TOR  W   3-2       50-35  2nd  1.5 gb
 84 Mon, Jul  4   TOR  L   7-9       49-35  2nd  1.5 gb
 83 Sun, Jul  3  @HOU  W   2-1       49-34  2nd  1.5 gb
 82 Sat, Jul  2  @HOU  W  10-4       48-34  2nd  2.5 gb
 81 Fri, Jul  1  @HOU  W   7-5       47-34  2nd  2.5 gb
 80 Thu, Jun 30  @PHI  W   5-2       46-34  2nd  2.5 gb
 79 Wed, Jun 29  @PHI  L   1-2       45-34  2nd  2.5 gb
 78 Tue, Jun 28  @PHI  L   0-5       45-33  2nd  1.5 gb
 77 Sun, Jun 26  @PIT  W   4-2       45-32  2nd  0.5 gb
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:21-9 
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Mon, May 16, 2011 BOS  8  BAL  7        W:Alfredo Aceves (1-0), L: Kevin Gregg (0-1), S: none
Thu, Apr 28, 2011 BOS  6 @BAL  2        W:Jon Lester (3-1), L: Jim Johnson (1-1), S: none
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)
Season Series: 2011 - tied 2-2; 2010 - Tied 9-9; 2009 - BOS won 16-2; All-Time - BOS leads 1143-930

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
Orioles Batters (4.07 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.16 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 30.Miller*
G/S/vB
91.Aceves
G/S/vB
32.Albers
G/S/vB
48.Atchison
G/S/vB
51.Bard
G/S/vB
52.Jenks
G/S/vB
46.Morales*
G/S/vB
58.Papelbon
G/S/vB
35.Wheeler
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
11.Andino G/S/vP 2/.000 3/.000 1/no AB ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 222/128 .259/.329/.315/.643 .759/.556 .614 62/.596 2/1 1/7
27.Guerrero G/S/vP 2/.500 7/.619 5/1.100 3/1.667 4/1.000 7/.762 ··· 13/.237 7/2.314 315/221 .282/.317/.389/.707 .656/.728 .659 72/.683 0/0 7/
2.Hardy G/S/vP 2/1.000 2/.000 9/1.194 3/.000 1/.000 2/1.000 ··· 1/.000 5/1.000 247/183 .288/.350/.523/.872 .835/.885 .847 116/.948 0/0 13/1
10.Jones G/S/vP 3/.000 7/1.000 ··· 1/2.000 4/1.750 4/.000 ··· 10/.733 10/.100 351/251 .283/.326/.457/.782 .694/.818 .649 108/.746 6/0 13/5
25.Lee G/S/vP 5/.600 ··· 7/.929 ··· 1/2.000 7/.857 5/2.200 ··· 16/.661 287/210 .233/.293/.351/.644 .698/.624 .586 91/.666 2/1 7/4
21.Markakis* G/S/vP 3/.000 7/.572 1/.000 4/1.000 7/.572 9/.611 ··· 17/.728 6/1.917 380/258 .293/.339/.385/.724 .607/.778 .783 115/.993 7/1 7/0
18.Pie* G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 4/.750 2/.000 ··· 6/.334 1/.000 119/107 .231/.244/.282/.526 .250/.557 .465 32/.385 2/1 0/0
14.Reimold G/S/vP 3/.000 4/.500 ··· 1/.000 5/.000 1/2.000 ··· 4/.250 4/.000 69/26 .271/.362/.492/.854 .943/.703 .551 24/.683 1/2 4/1
12.Reynolds G/S/vP 8/1.750 2/2.500 ··· 3/1.167 1/.000 ··· 13/.408 1/.000 ··· 331/241 .230/.350/.504/.854 .787/.879 .945 99/1.165 5/1 20/20
15.Tatum G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 3/.333 30/18 .304/.393/.348/.741 1.139/.464 .883 19/.627 0/0 0/1
32.Wieters# G/S/vP 2/.000 3/.333 ··· 1/.000 3/.000 2/.000 ··· 10/.900 ··· 285/208 .269/.319/.413/.732 .963/.653 .686 82/.736 0/0 8/2
IP 17.2 53.0 33.1 13.1 41.2 14.2 20.0 34.2 27.1 TOTAL .260/.321/.404/.725 .723/.726 .705 .799 33/10 95/57
ERA-K/9 3.06/6.6 3.74/4.9 2.70/8.1 4.73/6.1 2.16/8.8 6.75/10.4 3.60/7.2 4.15/12.4 5.27/6.6 3.95/7.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Tatum (8-2-0)
 Wieters (30-24-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 77/.279 233/.235 143/.232 58/.327 156/.163 76/.333 83/.211 149/.261 114/.264 .240  Jones
 Markakis
 Pie
 Andino
 Reimold
0/82/0/9
0/0/82/7
50/5/3/1
3/0/0/0
21/0/1/0
OPS .792 .693 .606 .804 .505 .892 .713 .693 .726 .691
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 15/.833 103/.680 60/.693 23/.757 81/.576 45/.908 37/.825 73/.575 44/.934 .683
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 62/.781 130/.704 83/.546 35/.838 75/.420 31/.868 46/.633 76/.810 70/.600 .697
Home 26/.950 163/.690 85/.670 51/.788 74/.393 41/.958 50/.789 77/.747 73/.707
Last 28d days 77/.792 57/.779 40/.602 / 38/.280 12/1.017 9/.111 37/.707 39/.390
HR/SB/CS 2/0/0 4/5/0 1/4/1 0/1/0 3/4/1 1/2/0 2/1/0 3/2/0 4/1/1 74/79/24
Usage ····X··· ··X·X··· ·XX··o·· ········ oo··ooo· ····o·o· ·oo··o·o XX·X·oo· o·X·Xo··
RedSox Batters (5.23 RS/G) vs. Orioles Pitchers (5.02 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 34.Arrieta
G/S/vB
49.Berken
G/S/vB
51.Gonzalez*
G/S/vB
63.Gregg
G/S/vB
43.Johnson
G/S/vB
55.Simon
G/S/vB
19.Uehara
G/S/vB
47.Viola*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
7.Drew* G/S/vP 3/1.666 9/1.555 3/.666 4/1.500 5/2.800 2/.000 7/.286 ··· 243/196 .237/.337/.329/.666 .655/.668 .658 63/.627 0/1 4/0
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP ··· 12/1.708 4/.000 2/.500 9/.347 ··· 3/1.000 ··· 382/264 .310/.369/.475/.845 .706/.904 .829 107/.842 28/10 10/0
28.Gonzalez* G/S/vP 2/1.500 ··· 3/.000 9/.666 3/1.000 ··· ··· ··· 385/253 .348/.405/.583/.989 .733/1.121 1.009 105/1.088 1/0 16/2
54.McDonald G/S/vP ··· 2/.500 2/.000 2/.000 3/1.167 1/.000 ··· ··· 71/23 .136/.197/.242/.440 .519/.269 .456 48/.410 1/2 2/1
60.Navarro G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 14/8 .286/.286/.571/.857 1.333/.500 .500 14/.857 0/0 1/1
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 2/1.500 9/.889 6/.334 7/.286 8/.625 3/.333 5/.000 ··· 329/221 .299/.383/.559/.942 .942/.941 .972 78/.721 1/0 17/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP ··· 14/1.038 ··· 3/.333 9/1.181 2/.500 3/.666 ··· 390/269 .277/.391/.409/.800 1.051/.690 .788 115/1.046 16/3 8/4
16.Reddick* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 57/46 .388/.439/.612/1.051 1.427/.959 .889 42/1.119 1/0 1/1
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/1.000 2/.000 2/.000 ··· 2/2.500 ··· 195/133 .251/.323/.429/.752 .654/.799 .834 57/.823 0/0 5/1
10.Scutaro G/S/vP 3/.666 14/.742 3/.000 13/.847 8/.143 4/1.250 ··· ··· 172/118 .265/.333/.361/.695 .706/.689 .877 82/.755 1/0 3/5
44.Sutton# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 48/34 .318/.362/.477/.839 .500/.991 .819 19/1.089 0/0 0/2
33.Varitek# G/S/vP ··· 8/1.125 3/1.334 4/.833 8/.542 ··· 1/.000 ··· 142/91 .250/.336/.427/.763 .652/.831 .684 39/1.118 0/0 5/0
20.Youkilis G/S/vP ··· 14/1.227 2/1.000 5/.400 14/1.333 2/.500 5/2.800 ··· 340/231 .277/.397/.496/.893 1.050/.822 1.148 90/1.026 1/0 12/6
IP 93.0 27.0 29.2 33.1 50.1 21.1 38.0 3.2 TOTAL .275/.351/.445/.796 .776/.805 .839 .827 58/21 96/43
ERA-K/9 4.74/7.4 5.67/9.0 5.76/8.2 3.24/7.3 2.68/5.9 4.64/7.2 2.13/11.8 2.45/9.7 4.62/6.6

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Saltalamacchia (47-15-10)
 Varitek (32-9-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 396/.238 127/.297 140/.303 144/.238 205/.258 92/.301 144/.164 16/.214 .271  Ellsbury
 Drew
 Reddick
 McDonald
 Gonzalez
 Sutton
0/82/0/5
0/0/64/3
12/2/3/1
17/4/9/1
0/0/2/0
2/0/0/0
OPS .734 .906 .944 .730 .667 .842 .523 .536 .776
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 207/.761 56/1.165 63/.653 73/.867 102/.707 39/.973 76/.559 7/.000 .758
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 189/.706 71/.714 77/1.209 71/.593 103/.626 53/.749 68/.482 9/1.016 .792
Road 183/.726 46/.467 64/1.032 51/.772 89/.820 46/.915 61/.599 16/.536
Last 28d days 96/.704 38/.525 52/.829 37/.783 69/.760 54/.962 43/.522 11/.808
HR/SB/CS 13/8/4 6/1/0 7/4/0 4/1/2 3/1/1 2/1/2 6/0/0 0/0/0 101/43/26
Usage ····X··· ·o···o·· X···o·X· X··o···X ·X·X··o· ··X···X· ···Xo··· ··X··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.