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Game Preview: BOS @ BAL, 7:05pm, Monday, May 21, 2012 @Oriole Park at Camden Yards

NOTE: Some stats are only updated through Saturday, May 19, 2012. Site will be updated with yesterday's stats by 11:30am ET.

RedSox, 20-21, 20-21 5th, 6½ GB, 4½ GB in WC

SP: Clay Buchholz (27, RHP, 4-2, 7.77)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. BAL Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (4-2) 44.0 61 40 38 23 25 10 7.77
2011 (6-3) 82.2 76 34 32 31 60 10 3.48
2010 (17-7) 173.2 142 55 45 67 120 9 2.33
Last 7 GS 4-2 40.0 53 33 31 21 23 10 6.98 37
2012-05-16 @TBR L 5.0 6 2 2 1 5 0 87 51
2012-05-11 CLE W 6.1 8 4 3 3 0 0 111 40
2012-05-06 BAL ND 3.2 7 5 5 4 4 3 81 27
2012-04-30 OAK W 6.2 7 6 6 5 5 1 99 36
2012-04-25 @MIN W 5.1 10 5 5 3 2 0 107 27
2012-04-20 NYY L 6.0 9 6 5 2 2 5 103 32
2012-04-14 TBR W 7.0 6 5 5 3 5 1 104 47
Last 5 v.BAL 2-1 31.1 33 11 10 13 17 4 2.87 52
2012-05-06 BAL ND 3.2 7 5 5 4 4 3 81 27
2011-04-26 @BAL L 6.2 12 4 4 2 5 0 104 37
2010-09-21 BAL ND 6.0 4 1 0 3 5 0 113 64
2010-06-04 @BAL W 9.0 5 0 0 1 2 0 101 78
2009-09-18 @BAL W 6.0 5 1 1 3 1 1 95 56
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    9-11   Road:   11-10   ExtrInn: 0-3 
 vsRHP:  12-15   vsLHP:   8-6    1-Run:   3-5 
 vsEast:  5-9    vsCntrl:10-7    vsWest:  3-4  IL: 2-1 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 41 Sun, May 20  @PHI  W   5-1       20-21  5th  6.5 gb
 40 Sat, May 19  @PHI  W   7-5       19-21  5th  7.5 gb
 39 Fri, May 18  @PHI  L   4-6       18-21  5th  7.5 gb
 38 Thu, May 17  @TBR  W   5-3       18-20  5th  6.5 gb
 37 Wed, May 16  @TBR  L   1-2       17-20  5th  6.5 gb
 36 Tue, May 15   SEA  W   5-0       17-19  5th  5.5 gb
 35 Mon, May 14   SEA  W   6-1       16-19  5th  5.5 gb
 34 Sun, May 13   CLE  W  12-1       15-19  5th  6.5 gb
 33 Sat, May 12   CLE  W   4-1       14-19  5th  7.5 gb
 32 Fri, May 11   CLE  W   7-5       13-19  5th  7.5 gb
 Last 10: 8-2    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:16-14
Orioles, 27-15, 27-15 1st, 2 up

SP: Tommy Hunter (25, RHP, 2-2, 4.78)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (2-2) 49.0 51 29 26 14 28 10 4.78
2011 (4-4) 84.2 100 50 44 15 45 12 4.68
2010 (13-4) 128.0 126 55 53 33 68 21 3.73
Last 7 GS 1-2 42.0 45 27 26 13 25 10 5.57 45
2012-05-16 @KCR ND 7.0 7 2 2 1 1 0 82 55
2012-05-10 TEX L 6.0 5 4 4 1 7 1 91 52
2012-05-06 @BOS ND 4.1 8 5 5 1 2 1 82 28
2012-04-29 OAK ND 7.0 7 2 2 1 2 1 103 56
2012-04-24 TOR W 6.0 3 1 1 3 3 1 103 62
2012-04-18 @CHW L 5.2 9 8 8 4 8 2 101 23
2012-04-13 @TOR ND 6.0 6 5 4 2 2 4 84 42
Last 5 v.BOS 1-0 25.2 35 17 16 7 9 8 5.61 41
2012-05-06 @BOS ND 4.1 8 5 5 1 2 1 82 28
2011-09-26 BOS ND 5.0 7 2 1 3 2 1 90 46
2011-09-21 @BOS ND 6.2 9 4 4 1 4 0 97 43
2010-08-13 BOS ND 3.0 6 4 4 0 0 4 50 31
2010-07-15 @BOS W 6.2 5 2 2 2 1 2 108 55
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   12-9    Road:   15-6    ExtrInn: 6-2 
 vsRHP:  21-12   vsLHP:   6-3    1-Run:   8-3 
 vsEast: 13-7    vsCntrl: 8-1    vsWest:  4-6  IL: 2-1 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 42 Sun, May 20  @WSN  L   3-9       27-15  1st  2.0 up
 41 Sat, May 19  @WSN  W   6-5       27-14  1st  2.0 up
 40 Fri, May 18  @WSN  W   2-1 (11)  26-14  1st  2.0 up
 39 Thu, May 17  @KCR  W   5-3       25-14  1st  1.0 up
 38 Wed, May 16  @KCR  W   4-3 (15)  24-14  1st    Tied
 37 Tue, May 15   NYY  W   5-2       23-14  1st    Tied
 36 Mon, May 14   NYY  L   5-8       22-14  1st    Tied
 35 Sun, May 13   TBR  L   8-9       22-13  1st  1.0 up
 34 Sat, May 12   TBR  W   5-3       22-12  1st  2.0 up
 33 Fri, May 11   TBR  W   4-3       21-12  1st  1.0 up
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:13-7    Last 30:20-10
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sun, May 06, 2012 BAL  9 @BOS  6 (17)   W:Chris Davis (1-0), L: Darnell McDonald (0-1), S: none
Sat, May 05, 2012 BAL  8 @BOS  2        W:Jason Hammel (4-1), L: Aaron Cook (0-1), S: none
Fri, May 04, 2012 BAL  6 @BOS  4 (13)   W:Troy Patton (1-0), L: Franklin Morales (0-1), S: Jim Johnson (8)

Wed, Sep 28, 2011 BAL  4  BOS  3        W:Jim Johnson (6-5), L: Jonathan Papelbon (4-1), S: none
Tue, Sep 27, 2011 BOS  8 @BAL  7        W:Alfredo Aceves (10-2), L: Zach Britton (11-11), S: Jonathan Papelbon (31)
Mon, Sep 26, 2011 BAL  6  BOS  3        W:Troy Patton (2-1), L: Josh Beckett (13-7), S: none
Wed, Sep 21, 2011 BAL  6 @BOS  4        W:Clay Rapada (2-0), L: Josh Beckett (13-6), S: Jim Johnson (9)
Tue, Sep 20, 2011 BAL  7 @BOS  5        W:Willie Eyre (2-1), L: Daniel Bard (2-9), S: Jim Johnson (8)
Mon, Sep 19, 2011 BOS 18  BAL  9        W:Scott Atchison (1-0), L: Brian Matusz (1-8), S: none
Mon, Sep 19, 2011 BAL  6 @BOS  5        W:Jeremy Guthrie (9-17), L: Kyle Weiland (0-3), S: Jim Johnson (7)
Season Series: 2012 - BAL over 3-0; 2011 - BOS won 10-8; 2010 - Tied 9-9; All-Time - BOS leads 1151-939

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
RedSox Batters (5.39 RS/G) vs. Orioles Pitchers (4.26 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 29.Hunter
G/S/vB
38.Ayala
G/S/vB
16.Chen*
G/S/vB
37.Eveland*
G/S/vB
63.Gregg
G/S/vB
43.Johnson
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
3.Aviles G/S/vP 10/.533 2/.000 3/.333 3/.666 1/.000 5/.600 6/.833 2/.000 4/.500 177/120 .275/.303/.497/.800 1.122/.652 .858 118/.808 5/3 8/3
23.Byrd G/S/vP 2/1.000 4/.833 2/.000 13/.901 1/.000 3/1.667 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 131/93 .205/.238/.238/.476 .867/.313 .614 80/.624 0/3 1/2
28.Gonzalez* G/S/vP 11/.899 6/.333 3/.666 1/3.000 10/.600 8/.536 2/2.500 7/1.381 1/2.000 184/113 .272/.342/.414/.756 .733/.771 .751 117/.779 0/0 3/0
67.Lin G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 0/ /// / 0/ 0/0 0/0
64.Middlebrooks G/S/vP 2/2.500 2/.000 3/1.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 2/.000 72/44 .275/.306/.580/.885 .878/.890 .966 72/.885 2/0 5/3
66.Nava# G/S/vP 3/1.167 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 44/27 .313/.477/.531/1.009 .679/1.224 .318 44/1.009 1/0 1/1
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 18/1.055 7/.000 3/.000 7/.929 10/.311 10/.700 4/.000 5/1.000 2/.500 174/111 .335/.402/.606/1.009 1.025/.998 .839 109/.920 0/1 9/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 13/1.045 7/1.171 3/1.667 13/.917 6/.750 15/.967 10/.775 3/.667 1/.000 190/132 .301/.358/.474/.832 .681/.896 .821 124/.827 3/2 5/1
5.Punto# G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· ··· 5/1.100 3/.666 1/.000 3/.666 ··· ··· 47/37 .135/.298/.162/.460 .550/.435 .568 30/.345 0/0 0/1
7.Ross G/S/vP 3/.666 7/.143 3/1.833 3/.666 6/.834 3/.000 3/.666 ··· 2/.000 152/105 .271/.349/.534/.883 .987/.837 .901 92/.823 0/1 8/0
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP 4/.250 4/2.500 ··· ··· 4/.000 3/.000 1/3.000 3/.000 5/.000 108/92 .282/.306/.583/.888 .688/.924 1.001 68/.970 0/0 7/3
10.Shoppach G/S/vP ··· 5/1.417 2/.500 3/.000 3/.333 3/.666 1/.000 ··· ··· 63/32 .259/.355/.444/.799 .804/.795 .501 42/.637 1/0 1/1
12.Sweeney* G/S/vP 12/.872 3/.666 ··· ··· 3/.000 6/.800 3/.666 2/.000 2/.000 130/112 .311/.341/.443/.784 .294/.861 .862 81/.625 0/0 0/1
IP 49.0 22.0 48.1 12.2 13.0 19.2 21.1 18.2 23.2 TOTAL .272/.332/.461/.794 .825/.779 .763 .790 13/10 52/18
ERA-K/9 4.78/5.1 1.64/5.7 3.35/6.9 4.26/3.5 3.46/6.9 0.92/6.4 1.27/8.9 4.34/5.8 1.14/7.6 3.48/6.9

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Saltalamacchia (19-3-2)
 Shoppach (7-2-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 205/.273 92/.212 209/.249 62/.261 55/.217 76/.174 80/.167 77/.247 89/.147 .244  Ross
 Byrd
 Nava
 Sweeney
 Gonzalez
 Lin
18/7/19/3
0/37/0/1
11/0/0/1
0/7/29/0
0/0/2/0
0/1/1/0
OPS .802 .558 .713 .811 .693 .515 .554 .751 .501 .702
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 104/.852 45/.616 46/.833 25/.694 25/.749 41/.552 31/.488 39/.599 40/.611 .719
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 101/.753 47/.499 163/.680 37/.881 30/.647 35/.469 49/.596 38/.916 49/.415 .689
Home 103/.636 48/.633 112/.614 39/.833 22/.768 24/.513 30/.577 37/.770 44/.552
Last 28d days 122/.733 63/.619 132/.728 62/.811 28/.220 41/.439 52/.446 46/.656 51/.441
HR/SB/CS 10/0/2 1/3/0 5/4/2 1/0/0 1/1/0 2/1/0 2/0/1 3/1/0 1/0/1 45/19/12
Usage ····X··· ·X·X··X· X····X·· X···X·X· ··o·X··X ·X·oXo·· X·o·o·oo ·oo·X··X ·ooo·X··
Orioles Batters (4.60 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.98 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 11.Buchholz
G/S/vB
91.Aceves
G/S/vB
32.Albers
G/S/vB
48.Atchison
G/S/vB
53.Hill*
G/S/vB
30.Miller*
G/S/vB
46.Morales*
G/S/vB
44.Padilla
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
11.Andino G/S/vP 10/.644 12/.000 7/.143 4/.500 1/.000 6/.650 1/.000 4/1.750 161/125 .264/.314/.372/.686 .813/.649 .702 101/.612 0/2 3/7
13.Avery* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 37/31 .313/.389/.469/.858 .750/.867 .808 37/.858 1/0 0/0
24.Betemit# G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 4/.833 1/no AB 1/.000 ··· 1/no AB 5/.200 125/86 .219/.280/.421/.701 .551/.766 .732 86/.774 0/1 6/7
19.Davis* G/S/vP 5/.200 9/.444 5/.200 4/.000 1/.000 1/.000 2/1.000 1/.000 142/113 .293/.331/.459/.790 .621/.835 .799 89/.800 0/2 5/3
25.Exposito G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 18/10 .071/.235/.071/.307 .452/.200 .222 18/.307 0/0 0/0
3.Flaherty* G/S/vP 3/.666 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 49/45 .152/.167/.217/.384 1.000/.327 .502 45/.420 0/0 1/0
35.Hall G/S/vP ··· ··· 9/.889 1/.000 16/.606 3/.000 ··· 14/.665 10/2 .167/.500/.667/1.167 1.300/.500 1.229 10/1.167 0/0 1/0
2.Hardy G/S/vP 3/4.000 14/.286 12/.878 7/.000 12/1.100 8/.536 1/2.000 6/.666 188/150 .253/.298/.477/.775 1.088/.694 .841 119/.877 0/0 9/2
36.Johnson* G/S/vP 2/1.000 1/.000 3/.000 1/no AB 3/1.167 7/.686 1/no AB 7/.000 66/54 .175/.288/.351/.639 .875/.588 .754 40/.988 2/0 2/1
10.Jones G/S/vP 18/1.103 14/1.000 1/.000 4/1.000 ··· 10/.425 2/.000 10/1.100 184/141 .308/.353/.610/.964 .816/1.009 .935 115/.969 6/3 14/1
21.Markakis* G/S/vP 31/.410 17/.669 2/.000 6/.666 2/.500 10/.325 3/.333 18/1.793 189/142 .257/.333/.467/.800 .618/.860 .911 118/.844 1/1 8/1
6.Tolleson G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 14/4 .308/.308/.462/.769 1.111/.000 1.000 14/.769 0/0 0/2
32.Wieters# G/S/vP 17/1.004 11/.495 2/.000 6/1.000 ··· 9/.333 2/2.000 1/.000 156/120 .243/.321/.479/.799 .736/.818 .808 101/.689 0/0 8/4
IP 44.0 19.1 18.1 24.0 8.1 6.1 14.0 17.2 TOTAL .249/.310/.439/.749 .806/.732 .770 .759 12/12 64/40
ERA-K/9 7.77/5.1 4.66/10.3 1.47/4.9 1.13/6.8 1.08/7.6 0.00/11.4 4.50/6.4 5.60/8.6 4.60/6.9

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Exposito (1-1-0)
 Wieters (16-10-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 212/.333 88/.257 69/.190 92/.198 31/.077 22/.150 65/.304 79/.301 .266  Markakis
 Jones
 Avery
 Hall
 Betemit
 Flaherty
0/0/40/2
0/42/0/1
8/0/0/0
1/0/0/0
4/0/0/0
3/0/1/0
OPS .964 .694 .562 .496 .341 .332 .760 .820 .756
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 141/.945 49/.713 32/.646 46/.585 20/.375 15/.276 29/.595 37/.604 .731
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 71/.999 39/.669 37/.494 46/.406 11/.282 7/.452 36/.885 42/1.020 .779
Road 73/.876 36/.795 31/.715 27/.296 6/.750 7/.486 25/.588 46/.659
Last 28d days 131/.926 64/.538 49/.426 53/.428 31/.341 22/.332 35/.759 44/.691
HR/SB/CS 10/2/0 1/2/0 2/1/1 1/0/0 0/1/0 0/0/0 1/0/0 2/1/0 44/26/5
Usage ····X··· oX·X·o·· ··X·o··o ···oo··o ·o·o·o·o ···oX··· ··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.