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Game Preview: TEX @ BAL, 7:05pm, Monday, May 7, 2012 @Oriole Park at Camden Yards

Rangers, 18-10, 18-10 1st, 3½ up

SP: Matt Harrison (26, LHP, 3-2, 5.40)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. BAL Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (3-2) 30.0 39 19 18 7 19 3 5.40
2011 (14-9) 185.2 180 79 70 57 126 13 3.39
2010 (3-2) 78.1 80 45 41 39 46 10 4.71
Last 7 GS 4-2 42.0 47 23 22 10 24 3 4.71 48
2012-05-02 @TOR L 3.1 8 8 8 2 3 1 88 13
2012-04-27 TBR L 5.0 14 7 6 1 3 1 100 15
2012-04-21 @DET W 7.2 6 3 3 0 6 1 120 61
2012-04-13 @MIN W 8.0 7 1 1 2 4 0 111 66
2012-04-08 CHW W 6.0 4 0 0 2 3 0 103 65
2011-09-28 @LAA ND 6.0 5 1 1 1 4 0 90 61
2011-09-23 SEA W 6.0 3 3 3 2 1 0 90 53
Last 5 v.BAL 3-0 25.0 30 13 13 4 11 5 4.68 47
2011-07-05 BAL ND 6.0 11 2 2 0 5 2 103 47
2011-04-09 @BAL W 7.0 2 1 1 1 3 1 109 71
2009-04-27 @BAL W 7.0 7 4 4 1 3 0 112 49
2008-08-10 @BAL W 5.0 10 6 6 2 0 2 89 21
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    8-5    Road:   10-5    ExtrInn: 2-0 
 vsRHP:  13-7    vsLHP:   5-3    1-Run:   4-4 
 vsEast:  6-5    vsCntrl: 9-4    vsWest:  3-1  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 28 Sun, May  6  @CLE  L   2-4       18-10  1st  3.5 up
 27 Sat, May  5  @CLE  W   5-2 (11)  18-9   1st  4.5 up
 26 Fri, May  4  @CLE  L   3-6       17-9   1st  4.5 up
 25 Wed, May  2  @TOR  L   5-11      17-8   1st  4.5 up
 24 Tue, May  1  @TOR  L   7-8       17-7   1st  5.5 up
 23 Mon, Apr 30  @TOR  W   4-1       17-6   1st  6.5 up
 22 Sun, Apr 29   TBR  L   2-5       16-6   1st  5.5 up
 21 Sat, Apr 28   TBR  W   7-2       16-5   1st  5.5 up
 20 Fri, Apr 27   TBR  L   4-8       15-5   1st  4.5 up
 19 Wed, Apr 25   NYY  W   7-3       15-4   1st  5.5 up
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:18-10
Orioles, 19-9, 19-9 1st, ½ up

SP: Brian Matusz (25, LHP, 1-3, 4.67)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. TEX Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (1-3) 27.0 32 18 14 14 18 3 4.67
2011 (1-9) 49.2 81 60 59 24 38 18 10.69
2010 (10-12) 175.2 173 88 84 63 143 19 4.30
Last 7 GS 1-5 33.2 45 30 26 19 23 6 6.95 38
2012-05-01 @NYY W 6.1 6 1 1 1 4 1 97 60
2012-04-26 TOR ND 6.0 4 2 0 2 3 0 92 61
2012-04-20 @LAA L 5.0 9 6 4 3 6 0 100 32
2012-04-15 @TOR L 5.2 7 5 5 4 4 2 106 35
2012-04-09 NYY L 4.0 6 4 4 4 1 0 96 31
2011-09-25 @DET L 5.0 7 6 6 3 5 2 87 31
2011-09-19 @BOS L 1.2 6 6 6 2 0 1 49 17
Last 5 v.TEX 2-1 20.1 25 15 15 7 14 4 6.64 43
2010-08-19 TEX W 8.0 5 0 0 1 6 0 115 77
2010-07-09 @TEX ND 3.0 6 4 4 4 2 1 76 29
2010-05-20 @TEX L 2.1 8 7 7 1 2 2 63 14
2009-09-05 TEX W 7.0 6 4 4 1 4 1 93 52
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    8-4    Road:   11-5    ExtrInn: 4-2 
 vsRHP:  16-8    vsLHP:   3-1    1-Run:   3-2 
 vsEast: 10-5    vsCntrl: 6-1    vsWest:  3-3  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 28 Sun, May  6  @BOS  W   9-6 (17)  19-9   1st  0.5 up
 27 Sat, May  5  @BOS  W   8-2       18-9   2nd  0.5 gb
 26 Fri, May  4  @BOS  W   6-4 (13)  17-9   2nd  1.5 gb
 25 Wed, May  2  @NYY  W   5-0       16-9   2nd  1.0 gb
 24 Tue, May  1  @NYY  W   7-1       15-9   2nd  1.0 gb
 23 Mon, Apr 30  @NYY  L   1-2       14-9   2nd  1.0 gb
 22 Sun, Apr 29   OAK  W   5-2       14-8   1st    Tied
 21 Sat, Apr 28   OAK  W  10-1       13-8   1st    Tied
 20 Fri, Apr 27   OAK  L   2-5       12-8   2nd  1.0 gb
 19 Thu, Apr 26   TOR  W   5-2       12-7   1st    Tied
 Last 10: 8-2    Last 20:14-6    Last 30:19-9 
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Wed, Jul 06, 2011 TEX 13  BAL  5        W:Alexi Ogando (9-3), L: Jeremy Guthrie (3-11), S: none
Tue, Jul 05, 2011 TEX  4  BAL  2        W:Tommy Hunter (1-0), L: Jim Johnson (5-2), S: Neftali Feliz (17)
Mon, Jul 04, 2011 TEX 13  BAL  4        W:Colby Lewis (8-7), L: Chris Jakubauskas (2-2), S: none
Sun, Apr 10, 2011 TEX  3 @BAL  0        W:Derek Holland (2-0), L: Jeremy Guthrie (1-1), S: Neftali Feliz (3)
Sat, Apr 09, 2011 TEX 13 @BAL  1        W:Matt Harrison (2-0), L: Jake Arrieta (1-1), S: none
Sat, Apr 09, 2011 BAL  5  TEX  0        W:Zach Britton (2-0), L: Colby Lewis (1-1), S: none
Sun, Aug 22, 2010 TEX  6 @BAL  4        W:Tommy Hunter (10-2), L: Kevin Millwood (2-14), S: Neftali Feliz (31)
Sat, Aug 21, 2010 BAL  8  TEX  6        W:Brad Bergesen (5-9), L: Cliff Lee (10-7), S: Koji Uehara (1)
Fri, Aug 20, 2010 TEX  2 @BAL  0        W:C.J. Wilson (12-5), L: Jake Arrieta (4-5), S: Neftali Feliz (30)
Thu, Aug 19, 2010 BAL  4  TEX  0        W:Brian Matusz (5-12), L: Colby Lewis (9-10), S: none
Season Series: 2012 -  0-0; 2011 - TEX won 5-1; 2010 - BAL won 6-4; All-Time - BAL leads 369-247

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 2012 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
Rangers Batters (5.21 RS/G) vs. Orioles Pitchers (3.46 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 17.Matusz*
G/S/vB
38.Ayala
G/S/vB
16.Chen*
G/S/vB
63.Gregg
G/S/vB
43.Johnson
G/S/vB
27.Lindstrom
G/S/vB
56.O'Day
G/S/vB
40.Patton*
G/S/vB
47.Strop
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
1.Andrus G/S/vP 11/1.011 1/2.000 ··· 1/2.000 2/.500 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· 125/87 .302/.380/.406/.786 .793/.782 .920 107/.890 5/1 1/2
29.Beltre G/S/vP 11/1.045 8/.750 ··· 18/.889 7/1.547 ··· 7/.429 ··· 1/2.000 91/66 .318/.352/.565/.916 .336/1.123 1.081 74/.973 1/0 5/1
17.Cruz G/S/vP 7/1.857 ··· ··· 5/1.000 3/.666 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 119/84 .216/.269/.324/.593 .718/.542 .629 104/.559 1/2 2/0
23.Gentry G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 40/16 .270/.325/.378/.703 .962/.321 .774 39/.722 3/1 1/0
14.Gonzalez G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 3/.000 1/2.000 8/.625 ··· ··· ··· 31/17 .233/.233/.267/.500 .643/.375 .481 31/.500 0/0 0/0
32.Hamilton* G/S/vP 7/.000 2/1.000 ··· 1/.000 5/.650 3/1.334 1/.000 ··· ··· 109/71 .381/.431/.691/1.122 1.080/1.144 1.234 92/1.078 2/1 9/0
5.Kinsler G/S/vP 7/1.142 3/.333 ··· 7/1.000 5/1.400 1/2.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 135/96 .284/.378/.517/.895 1.036/.836 .692 117/.823 2/4 5/3
18.Moreland* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 76/61 .279/.355/.471/.826 .795/.833 .804 65/.811 0/0 3/0
7.Murphy* G/S/vP 10/1.489 ··· ··· 1/2.000 3/.666 ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 85/68 .280/.333/.440/.773 .544/.835 .633 72/.675 1/1 2/1
25.Napoli G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 2/.000 ··· 4/.500 ··· 2/.000 98/59 .238/.327/.500/.827 .796/.846 .957 87/.861 0/0 7/2
21.Snyder G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 16/7 .357/.438/.643/1.080 1.556/.571 1.098 16/1.080 0/0 1/0
8.Torrealba G/S/vP 3/.000 4/.333 ··· 4/.250 2/2.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 57/30 .196/.250/.235/.485 .530/.448 .526 51/.547 1/0 0/0
10.Young G/S/vP 7/.762 5/.400 ··· 14/.468 4/1.000 ··· 1/3.000 ··· ··· 116/77 .315/.345/.414/.759 .936/.669 .922 100/.802 2/0 2/1
IP 27.0 15.2 29.1 8.2 12.2 13.0 14.0 12.2 17.0 TOTAL .284/.345/.457/.801 .819/.793 .833 .801 18/10 38/11
ERA-K/9 4.67/6.0 0.00/5.2 2.76/7.1 5.19/8.3 0.00/7.8 0.00/9.7 0.64/9.6 4.26/2.8 1.59/7.9 2.78/7.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Napoli (5-3-3)
 Torrealba (6-4-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 125/.291 62/.179 130/.250 40/.273 51/.159 51/.196 55/.188 52/.260 64/.182 .230  Cruz
 Hamilton
 Murphy
 Snyder
 Moreland
 Gentry
2/0/28/3
18/19/0/2
23/2/0/1
4/0/0/0
0/0/2/0
0/22/0/0
OPS .813 .460 .686 .855 .442 .494 .639 .728 .579 .657
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 20/.618 29/.644 30/.586 17/.827 23/.590 21/.825 20/.478 25/.737 29/.828 .716
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 105/.852 33/.291 100/.718 23/.867 28/.309 30/.274 35/.736 27/.721 35/.390 .614
Home 45/.671 30/.559 56/.696 17/.886 11/.473 15/.690 18/.569 21/.707 30/.705
Last 28d days 104/.793 59/.485 130/.686 34/.865 44/.440 46/.459 47/.520 44/.599 57/.619
HR/SB/CS 3/0/1 0/3/0 2/3/1 1/1/0 0/1/0 0/2/0 1/0/1 1/0/0 1/0/1 24/12/9
Usage ·····X·· X·X··o·· ··X····· Xo······ X·o·X·o· Xoo···o· XX···X·X ooX····· X·X····X
Orioles Batters (4.68 RS/G) vs. Rangers Pitchers (3.54 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 54.Harrison*
G/S/vB
37.Adams
G/S/vB
11.Darvish
G/S/vB
39.Feldman
G/S/vB
57.Lowe
G/S/vB
36.Nathan
G/S/vB
41.Ogando
G/S/vB
46.Ross*
G/S/vB
19.Uehara
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
11.Andino G/S/vP 8/.500 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 2/1.000 ··· ··· 102/84 .309/.356/.426/.782 .667/.809 .768 88/.752 0/1 2/3
24.Betemit# G/S/vP 7/.429 ··· ··· 3/.666 2/.500 3/.333 12/.666 ··· 2/1.000 72/53 .262/.333/.462/.795 .610/.860 .886 61/.807 0/1 3/5
9.Chavez* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 5/1.000 1/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· 2/1.000 60/56 .127/.172/.145/.318 .500/.304 .301 56/.304 0/2 0/1
19.Davis* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 5/.900 1/.000 ··· ··· 4/1.750 105/85 .299/.343/.526/.869 .800/.885 1.072 95/.888 0/1 5/2
25.Exposito G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/1 .000/.000/.000/.000 /.000 1/.000 0/0 0/0
3.Flaherty* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 27/23 .167/.192/.167/.359 1.000/.236 .435 27/.359 0/0 0/0
2.Hardy G/S/vP 6/.834 1/5.000 ··· ··· ··· 3/.000 6/.533 ··· 1/.000 126/106 .217/.270/.417/.687 .721/.681 .633 109/.705 0/0 6/1
36.Johnson* G/S/vP ··· 2/.500 ··· 2/no AB ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/.500 43/34 .128/.209/.205/.414 1.056/.269 .200 35/.442 1/0 0/1
10.Jones G/S/vP 9/1.222 ··· ··· 13/.237 5/1.000 1/.000 4/.000 ··· ··· 123/101 .304/.350/.591/.941 .703/.993 .931 107/.951 5/3 8/1
21.Markakis* G/S/vP 13/.462 2/.000 ··· 18/.804 3/.666 5/.933 3/.000 ··· ··· 127/101 .236/.323/.382/.705 .361/.795 .860 111/.596 0/0 3/1
28.Paulino G/S/vP 4/1.250 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 30/18 .300/.300/.333/.633 .750/.556 1.154 26/.385 0/0 0/0
12.Reynolds G/S/vP 7/.453 4/.000 ··· 3/2.334 2/.500 2/.000 3/.000 ··· ··· 94/79 .195/.330/.364/.693 1.500/.562 .619 83/.710 1/1 2/5
32.Wieters# G/S/vP 3/2.334 ··· ··· 8/.750 1/2.000 2/.500 3/1.000 ··· ··· 105/85 .301/.381/.602/.983 .921/.996 .939 90/.917 0/0 7/3
IP 30.0 11.2 39.0 9.1 8.0 11.2 14.2 11.2 9.0 TOTAL .255/.316/.443/.759 .781/.753 .766 .742 8/9 41/28
ERA-K/9 5.40/5.7 2.31/5.4 2.54/10.2 4.82/5.8 1.13/9.0 3.09/10.0 0.61/8.6 1.54/7.7 2.00/11.0 3.26/7.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Exposito (0-0-0)
 Paulino (2-1-1)
 Wieters (10-8-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 133/.312 45/.244 174/.240 40/.278 30/.214 46/.250 49/.125 44/.154 31/.129 .236  Jones
 Chavez
 Markakis
 Betemit
 Flaherty
0/28/0/1
15/0/1/1
0/0/26/1
1/0/0/0
1/0/1/0
OPS .834 .622 .678 .714 .588 .670 .310 .363 .484 .672
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 37/.440 30/.367 120/.704 18/.646 16/.650 29/.655 26/.538 20/.276 18/.389 .659
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 96/.990 15/1.133 54/.619 22/.768 14/.516 17/.702 23/.043 24/.432 13/.615 .685
Road 80/.779 17/.706 111/.672 17/.723 11/.282 24/.511 28/.254 28/.536 16/.813
Last 28d days 109/.891 33/.667 144/.646 36/.740 26/.603 39/.660 38/.347 40/.372 27/.481
HR/SB/CS 3/0/0 1/2/0 2/2/0 1/1/0 1/0/1 1/1/0 0/0/0 0/0/1 2/0/0 24/11/7
Usage ····X··· ·o···oo· X·····X· ····X··o X···X··o ·X····o· ·X···X·· ··X··X·· 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.