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Game Preview: BAL @ KCR, 8:10pm, Wednesday, May 4, 2011 @Kauffman Stadium

Orioles, 13-15, 13-15 4th, 4½ GB, 2 GB in WC

SP: Jake Arrieta (25, RHP, 3-1, 5.01)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. KCR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (3-1) 32.1 31 18 18 13 25 4 5.01
2010 (6-6) 100.1 106 57 52 48 52 9 4.66
Last 7 GS 4-1 38.1 35 18 18 14 30 4 4.23 52
2011-04-29 @CHW W 5.0 5 3 3 2 2 1 86 45
2011-04-24 NYY ND 6.0 5 3 3 3 9 1 97 56
2011-04-19 MIN W 6.0 4 0 0 3 4 0 108 65
2011-04-14 @NYY ND 6.0 5 3 3 1 2 0 90 51
2011-04-09 TEX L 3.1 6 8 8 2 5 2 77 19
2011-04-04 DET W 6.0 6 1 1 2 3 0 99 57
2010-09-14 TOR W 6.0 4 0 0 1 5 0 104 68
Last 5 v.KCR 0-0 4.1 6 3 3 5 4 0 6.23 38
2010-07-30 @KCR ND 4.1 6 3 3 5 4 0 102 38
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    7-8    Road:    6-7    ExtrInn: 0-3 
 vsRHP:  11-8    vsLHP:   2-7    1-Run:   2-2 
 vsEast:  5-5    vsCntrl: 7-8    vsWest:  1-2  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 28 Tue, May  3  @KCR  L   5-6 (10)  13-15  4th  4.5 gb
 27 Mon, May  2  @CHW  L   2-6       13-14  3rd  4.5 gb
 26 Sun, May  1  @CHW  W   6-4       13-13  3rd  3.5 gb
 25 Sat, Apr 30  @CHW  W   6-2       12-13  3rd  3.5 gb
 24 Fri, Apr 29  @CHW  W  10-4       11-13  4th  3.5 gb
 23 Thu, Apr 28   BOS  L   2-6       10-13  5th  4.5 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
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20: 7-13   Last 30:13-15
Royals, 16-13, 16-13 2nd, 4½ GB

SP: Kyle Davies (27, RHP, 1-3, 7.98)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. BAL Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (1-3) 29.1 43 27 26 10 23 5 7.98
2010 (8-12) 183.2 206 114 109 80 126 20 5.34
2009 (8-9) 123.0 122 76 72 66 86 18 5.27
Last 7 GS 1-4 35.0 49 31 30 13 27 6 7.71 38
2011-04-28 @CLE L 3.1 9 8 8 1 4 4 75 13
2011-04-23 @TEX L 6.0 4 3 2 1 3 0 112 56
2011-04-18 CLE ND 6.0 7 2 2 0 7 0 90 57
2011-04-13 @MIN W 5.0 10 5 5 1 4 0 89 30
2011-04-08 @DET L 3.2 6 5 5 5 3 0 92 27
2011-04-02 LAA ND 5.1 7 4 4 2 2 1 102 38
2010-10-02 TBR L 5.2 6 4 4 3 4 1 99 42
Last 5 v.BAL 2-1 28.2 35 21 20 9 14 5 6.28 41
2010-07-29 BAL ND 5.2 6 4 3 4 3 1 96 42
2010-05-17 @BAL W 6.0 7 2 2 1 2 0 101 51
2009-05-16 BAL L 7.0 6 3 3 2 4 0 119 55
2008-07-03 @BAL ND 4.0 8 7 7 1 4 2 77 21
2005-06-24 BAL W 6.0 8 5 5 1 1 2 89 36
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   13-5    Road:    3-8    ExtrInn: 3-3 
 vsRHP:  11-9    vsLHP:   5-4    1-Run:   8-3 
 vsEast:  1-0    vsCntrl: 9-8    vsWest:  6-5  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 29 Tue, May  3   BAL  W   6-5 (10)  16-13  2nd  4.5 gb
 28 Sun, May  1   MIN  W  10-3       15-13  2nd  4.5 gb
 27 Sat, Apr 30   MIN  W  11-2       14-13  2nd  4.5 gb
 26 Fri, Apr 29   MIN  W   4-3       13-13  2nd  4.5 gb
 25 Thu, Apr 28  @CLE  L   2-8       12-13  2nd  4.5 gb
 24 Wed, Apr 27  @CLE  L   2-7       12-12  2nd  3.5 gb
 23 Tue, Apr 26  @CLE  L   4-9       12-11  2nd  2.5 gb
 22 Sun, Apr 24  @TEX  L   7-8       12-10  2nd  1.5 gb
 21 Sat, Apr 23  @TEX  L   1-3       12-9   2nd  1.5 gb
 20 Fri, Apr 22  @TEX  L   6-11      12-8   2nd  1.5 gb
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:16-13
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Tue, May 03, 2011 KCR  6  BAL  5 (10)   W:Tim Collins (2-1), L: Jason Berken (0-2), S: none

Sun, Aug 01, 2010 KCR  5  BAL  4        W:Bruce Chen (6-5), L: Kevin Millwood (2-11), S: Joakim Soria (29)
Sat, Jul 31, 2010 KCR  4  BAL  3        W:Zack Greinke (7-10), L: David Hernandez (5-8), S: Joakim Soria (28)
Fri, Jul 30, 2010 KCR  7  BAL  5        W:Blake Wood (1-2), L: Alfredo Simon (2-2), S: none
Thu, Jul 29, 2010 BAL  6 @KCR  5 (11)   W:David Hernandez (5-7), L: Blake Wood (0-2), S: Alfredo Simon (15)
Tue, May 18, 2010 BAL  4  KCR  3 (10)   W:Alfredo Simon (1-1), L: Bryan Bullington (0-1), S: none
Mon, May 17, 2010 KCR  4 @BAL  3        W:Kyle Davies (3-2), L: Brad Bergesen (3-3), S: Joakim Soria (10)
Thu, Jul 30, 2009 BAL  7  KCR  3        W:Brad Bergesen (7-5), L: Luke Hochevar (6-4), S: none
Wed, Jul 29, 2009 BAL  7  KCR  3        W:Matt Albers (2-4), L: Rob Tejeda (1-1), S: Jim Johnson (2)
Tue, Jul 28, 2009 KCR  4 @BAL  3 (11)   W:Jamey Wright (1-3), L: Danys Baez (4-4), S: Joakim Soria (17)
Season Series: 2011 - KCR over 1-0; 2010 - KCR won 4-2; 2009 - Tied 4-4; All-Time - BAL leads 244-187

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 (4.18 RS/G) vs. Royals Pitchers (4.90 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 34.Davies
G/S/vB
41.Jeffress
G/S/vB
48.Soria
G/S/vB
38.Wood
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
11.Andino G/S/vP 1/no AB ··· 1/.000 1/.000 64/35 .291/.381/.364/.745 .798/.698 .883 64/.745 1/0 1/4
9.Fox G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 27/11 .120/.185/.320/.505 .063/1.164 1.208 27/.505 0/0 1/0
27.Guerrero G/S/vP 10/.322 1/.000 4/2.750 3/1.000 118/84 .274/.280/.393/.673 .807/.619 .450 98/.729 0/0 4/
3.Izturis# G/S/vP 14/.690 ··· 6/1.000 3/1.167 26/21 .208/.269/.208/.478 .800/.396 .533 26/.478 0/0 0/1
10.Jones G/S/vP 8/.750 1/2.000 5/.200 3/.000 106/77 .250/.292/.438/.730 .940/.648 .516 87/.853 4/0 5/1
25.Lee G/S/vP 9/1.556 ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 122/86 .255/.328/.336/.664 .911/.567 .599 102/.659 1/0 2/1
21.Markakis* G/S/vP 12/.750 ··· 6/.167 4/.000 123/78 .207/.276/.288/.565 .542/.576 .561 103/.518 1/0 2/0
18.Pie* G/S/vP 9/.833 ··· 1/2.000 2/.000 24/22 .292/.292/.375/.667 .000/.727 .667 13/.769 0/0 0/0
12.Reynolds G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 108/79 .168/.250/.337/.587 .327/.680 .652 90/.617 0/0 3/4
1.Roberts# G/S/vP 13/.975 ··· 4/.000 2/2.000 121/77 .250/.298/.402/.699 .664/.728 .885 100/.648 3/0 3/3
30.Scott* G/S/vP 8/.250 ··· 4/.250 2/.500 84/63 .257/.321/.541/.862 .564/.963 .771 77/.948 0/1 6/0
32.Wieters# G/S/vP 6/.533 ··· 2/1.000 2/2.000 93/62 .244/.323/.451/.774 .833/.761 .752 75/.797 0/0 4/0
IP 29.1 11.1 12.2 10.2 TOTAL .238/.297/.382/.678 .679/.678 .669 .698 10/1 31/15
ERA-K/9 7.98/7.1 3.18/10.4 4.26/5.0 3.38/7.6 4.48/6.0

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Fox (2-0-2)
 Wieters (7-9-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 139/.347 47/.184 54/.234 45/.256 .275  Markakis
 Jones
 Pie
 Andino
 Scott
 Fox
0/0/28/3
0/27/0/3
17/2/0/1
2/0/0/0
20/0/0/0
4/0/0/0
OPS .964 .616 .652 .661 .793
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 75/1.108 25/.796 28/.685 25/.778 .823
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 64/.786 22/.431 26/.617 20/.513 .767
Home 48/.818 29/.675 45/.638 31/.484
Last 28d days 115/.974 38/.568 32/.609 45/.661
HR/SB/CS 5/3/0 1/0/2 1/0/1 1/1/1 36/19/11
Usage ·····X·· X··o··o· X···o·o· X···Xo··
Royals Batters (5.21 RS/G) vs. Orioles Pitchers (4.68 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 34.Arrieta
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/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
13.Aviles G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 2/1.000 ··· 87/56 .250/.279/.538/.817 1.128/.652 .713 58/.957 6/1 5/4
24.Betemit# G/S/vP 3/2.000 4/.250 ··· 3/.000 1/3.000 2/.000 ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 91/70 .342/.396/.506/.902 1.024/.865 .876 78/.934 3/0 1/3
16.Butler G/S/vP 3/1.167 2/1.000 6/1.500 ··· 2/1.000 5/.000 ··· 2/2.000 4/.750 126/90 .317/.437/.481/.917 .980/.894 1.044 98/.845 1/1 3/0
53.Cabrera# G/S/vP ··· 8/.875 4/.750 2/.000 ··· 4/.750 2/.000 2/.000 2/.000 130/81 .288/.308/.440/.748 .537/.878 .766 98/.753 2/0 2/1
1.Dyson* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 20/17 .188/.316/.188/.503 .000/.567 .786 19/.503 7/0 0/0
2.Escobar G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 118/87 .214/.239/.259/.498 .509/.494 .441 88/.492 5/3 0/2
21.Francoeur G/S/vP ··· 2/2.500 3/.000 2/1.500 12/1.125 1/2.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 122/89 .315/.352/.604/.956 1.291/.832 .963 93/1.010 3/0 7/1
17.Getz* G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 4/.750 2/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 110/72 .231/.321/.286/.606 .637/.590 .555 88/.584 5/1 0/3
4.Gordon* G/S/vP 2/.000 1/.000 4/.833 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 2/.500 ··· ··· 129/84 .328/.388/.526/.913 .863/.941 1.080 98/.860 2/1 2/1
30.Ka'aihue* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 92/66 .205/.308/.333/.641 .453/.717 .634 64/.611 0/0 2/2
12.Maier* G/S/vP 2/no AB ··· 1/3.000 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 11/7 .375/.545/.750/1.295 .500/1.571 1.457 10/1.457 0/0 0/0
27.Pena# G/S/vP ··· 1/no AB 4/1.250 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 51/31 .250/.314/.386/.700 .762/.661 .705 38/.644 0/0 1/1
15.Treanor G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 3/.666 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 66/54 .204/.338/.333/.672 1.167/.569 .828 50/.592 1/0 2/2
IP 32.1 12.2 13.0 8.1 10.0 13.1 3.1 10.2 10.2 TOTAL .273/.339/.433/.772 .810/.756 .798 .769 35/7 25/22
ERA-K/9 5.01/7.0 3.55/5.7 5.54/9.0 8.64/9.8 2.70/9.0 4.73/8.8 16.20/10.9 7.59/4.2 2.53/10.1 4.54/6.5

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Pena (11-5-1)
 Treanor (8-6-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 139/.250 51/.195 63/.291 38/.281 44/.237 55/.224 16/.286 52/.326 42/.158 .254  Gordon
 Cabrera
 Francoeur
 Dyson
 Maier
26/0/0/5
6/24/1/4
0/0/28/3
0/9/0/0
2/1/2/0
OPS .746 .706 .856 .873 .709 .786 .875 1.099 .554 .759
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 73/.687 27/.700 34/1.091 17/.353 23/.689 32/.677 11/.364 23/1.058 21/.403 .732
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 66/.809 24/.701 29/.588 21/1.410 21/.723 23/.935 5/2.467 29/1.134 21/.667 .789
Road 45/.704 31/.795 24/.702 21/.723 15/1.015 24/.837 7/1.000 14/1.418 22/.527
Last 28d days 113/.761 46/.662 53/.993 29/.870 34/.668 47/.743 16/.875 35/1.252 36/.594
HR/SB/CS 4/3/1 2/2/0 2/1/0 2/1/0 1/0/1 3/0/0 1/0/0 5/0/0 2/0/0 38/9/9
Usage ····X··· X···X·o· X·X··o·· o··X·X·· ··X···oo ··X·oX·X ·o··o·o· ·o···X·· 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.