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Game Preview: BOS @ BAL, 7:05pm, Wednesday, August 15, 2012 @Oriole Park at Camden Yards

RedSox, 57-60, 57-60 4th, 12½ GB, 6½ GB in WC

SP: Aaron Cook (33, RHP, 3-5, 4.70)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. BAL Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (3-5) 51.2 56 32 27 7 6 8 4.70
2011 (3-10) 97.0 127 67 65 37 48 9 6.03
2010 (6-8) 127.2 147 77 72 52 62 11 5.08
Last 7 GS 2-4 44.0 42 22 19 6 6 7 3.89 49
2012-08-06 TEX W 7.0 6 1 1 3 2 0 98 60
2012-08-01 DET L 4.2 9 6 6 0 0 2 86 22
2012-07-27 @NYY L 4.0 7 6 6 1 1 2 65 24
2012-07-21 TOR L 6.1 4 5 3 1 1 2 86 49
2012-07-16 CHW ND 7.0 5 1 0 0 0 0 97 65
2012-07-04 @OAK L 6.0 9 3 3 1 0 1 80 41
2012-06-29 @SEA W 9.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 81 85
Last 5 v.BAL 0-1 2.2 8 7 6 1 0 1 20.25 15
2012-05-05 BAL L 2.2 8 7 6 1 0 1 48 15
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   29-34   Road:   28-26   ExtrInn: 2-6 
 vsRHP:  34-45   vsLHP:  23-15   1-Run:  12-14
 vsEast: 18-25   vsCntrl:21-15   vsWest:  7-13 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
117 Tue, Aug 14  @BAL  L   1-7       57-60  4th 12.5 gb
116 Sun, Aug 12  @CLE  W  14-1       57-59  4th 11.0 gb
115 Sat, Aug 11  @CLE  L   2-5       56-59  4th 12.0 gb
114 Fri, Aug 10  @CLE  W   3-2       56-58  4th 11.0 gb
113 Thu, Aug  9  @CLE  L   3-5       55-58  4th 11.0 gb
112 Wed, Aug  8   TEX  L   9-10      55-57  4th 10.0 gb
111 Tue, Aug  7   TEX  L   3-6       55-56  4th  9.0 gb
110 Mon, Aug  6   TEX  W   9-2       55-55  4th  9.0 gb
109 Sun, Aug  5   MIN  W   6-4       54-55  4th 10.0 gb
108 Sat, Aug  4   MIN  L   4-6       53-55  4th 10.0 gb
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20: 9-11   Last 30:13-17
Orioles, 63-53, 63-53 2nd, 6 GB, tied for WC

SP: Miguel Gonzalez (28, RHP, 4-2, 3.42)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (4-2) 55.1 47 21 21 21 45 10 3.42
Last 7 GS 4-2 43.2 37 18 18 16 33 10 3.71 55
2012-08-10 KCR W 8.0 6 1 1 1 5 1 103 70
2012-08-05 @TBR ND 7.0 2 0 0 4 4 0 104 73
2012-07-30 @NYY W 6.2 6 4 4 0 8 3 111 54
2012-07-25 TBR L 2.2 7 7 7 2 2 2 75 16
2012-07-20 @CLE W 6.2 7 2 2 2 5 2 114 55
2012-07-15 DET L 5.2 6 3 3 5 3 1 100 43
2012-07-06 @LAA W 7.0 3 1 1 2 6 1 100 71
Has never faced BOS as starter.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   31-28   Road:   32-25   ExtrInn:12-2 
 vsRHP:  45-40   vsLHP:  18-13   1-Run:  22-6 
 vsEast: 23-19   vsCntrl:18-13   vsWest: 11-14 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
116 Tue, Aug 14   BOS  W   7-1       63-53  2nd  6.0 gb
115 Sun, Aug 12   KCR  W   5-3       62-53  3rd  5.5 gb
114 Sat, Aug 11   KCR  L   3-7       61-53  3rd  6.5 gb
113 Fri, Aug 10   KCR  W   7-1       61-52  2nd  5.5 gb
112 Thu, Aug  9   KCR  L   2-8       60-52  2nd  5.5 gb
111 Wed, Aug  8   SEA  W   9-2       60-51  2nd  4.5 gb
110 Tue, Aug  7   SEA  W   8-7 (14)  59-51  2nd  4.5 gb
109 Mon, Aug  6   SEA  W   3-1       58-51  2nd  5.5 gb
108 Sun, Aug  5  @TBR  W   1-0 (10)  57-51  2nd  6.5 gb
107 Sat, Aug  4  @TBR  W   4-0       56-51  2nd  6.5 gb
 Last 10: 8-2    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:18-12
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Tue, Aug 14, 2012 BAL  7  BOS  1        W:Wei-Yin Chen (11-7), L: Josh Beckett (5-10), S: none
Thu, Jun 07, 2012 BOS  7  BAL  0        W:Clay Buchholz (6-2), L: Brian Matusz (5-6), S: none
Wed, Jun 06, 2012 BAL  2 @BOS  1        W:Wei-Yin Chen (5-2), L: Josh Beckett (4-6), S: Jim Johnson (18)
Tue, Jun 05, 2012 BAL  8 @BOS  6 (10)   W:Jim Johnson (1-0), L: Alfredo Aceves (0-3), S: none
Wed, May 23, 2012 BOS  6 @BAL  5        W:Daniel Bard (4-5), L: Jake Arrieta (2-5), S: Alfredo Aceves (11)
Tue, May 22, 2012 BAL  4  BOS  1        W:Brian Matusz (4-4), L: Felix Doubront (4-2), S: Jim Johnson (16)
Mon, May 21, 2012 BOS  8 @BAL  6        W:Andrew Miller (1-0), L: Kevin Gregg (2-2), S: Alfredo Aceves (10)
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)
Season Series: 2012 - BAL over 7-3; 2011 - BOS won 10-8; 2010 - Tied 9-9; All-Time - BOS leads 1154-943

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 (4.91 RS/G) vs. Orioles Pitchers (4.58 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 50.Gonzalez
G/S/vB
38.Ayala
G/S/vB
16.Chen*
G/S/vB
63.Gregg
G/S/vB
43.Johnson
G/S/vB
52.Johnson
G/S/vB
27.Lindstrom
G/S/vB
56.O'Day
G/S/vB
48.Romero*
G/S/vB
47.Strop
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
3.Aviles G/S/vP 2/.000 3/.000 10/.100 3/.666 6/.500 ··· 3/.000 7/.715 1/.000 6/.334 440/308 .255/.286/.396/.682 .763/.647 .684 70/.587 11/4 11/11
77.Ciriaco G/S/vP ··· ··· 3/1.500 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 96/63 .333/.340/.473/.814 .844/.797 .732 59/.759 6/0 1/1
13.Crawford* G/S/vP ··· 5/.400 3/1.334 15/.871 9/.333 ··· 2/.500 6/1.166 8/.750 2/4.000 103/65 .289/.314/.505/.819 .925/.756 .629 91/.784 3/0 3/1
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP ··· 4/.500 4/1.000 3/.333 15/.453 ··· ··· 6/1.166 5/1.000 ··· 160/98 .264/.313/.372/.684 .574/.757 .656 103/.649 6/0 1/0
28.Gonzalez* G/S/vP 1/.000 7/.629 9/.444 12/.705 10/.422 ··· 6/.400 3/2.667 5/.200 1/2.000 491/315 .307/.352/.473/.826 .832/.821 .730 104/1.004 0/0 13/4
60.Lavarnway G/S/vP ··· ··· 3/.666 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 26/14 .125/.192/.167/.359 .432/.297 .364 26/.359 0/0 0/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 2/.000 8/1.000 9/1.194 7/1.171 16/.905 ··· 2/.500 13/.840 3/1.167 3/.000 442/299 .280/.338/.423/.760 .772/.755 .790 104/.870 9/4 9/3
26.Podsednik* G/S/vP ··· 4/.000 ··· 10/.833 4/.000 ··· ··· 2/2.500 10/.522 3/.666 76/64 .373/.403/.463/.865 .764/.884 .829 6/.533 6/1 1/0
5.Punto# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 3/.666 1/.000 ··· ··· 3/.666 2/.000 ··· 132/112 .198/.300/.270/.570 .426/.596 .701 10/.200 4/0 1/2
7.Ross G/S/vP ··· 7/.143 6/1.700 6/.834 3/.000 ··· 3/.000 4/.500 2/2.500 2/.000 349/242 .277/.345/.532/.877 1.168/.750 .734 99/.816 1/1 18/0
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP ··· 5/2.667 3/.666 5/.000 5/1.000 ··· 3/1.334 1/3.000 2/.000 6/.000 328/284 .228/.284/.474/.757 .591/.783 .771 62/.694 0/1 20/6
23.Valencia G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 3/.000 4/.500 2/3.000 ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· 141/96 .194/.206/.299/.504 .533/.491 .344 38/.534 0/1 2/4
IP 55.1 56.1 146.0 37.0 48.2 8.0 33.1 47.2 9.0 51.2 TOTAL .268/.326/.438/.763 .788/.752 .716 .728 58/18 132/65
ERA-K/9 3.42/7.3 2.56/5.4 3.70/7.3 4.14/7.5 3.33/5.0 3.38/12.4 2.43/7.0 2.45/9.1 9.00/5.0 1.22/7.1 4.06/7.0

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Lavarnway (0-0-0)
 Saltalamacchia (64-14-5)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 228/.233 243/.262 616/.244 168/.286 197/.227 34/.207 143/.254 191/.222 45/.357 207/.181 .258  Ross
 Gonzalez
 Ciriaco
 Crawford
 Podsednik
 Ellsbury
21/7/59/5
0/0/18/1
0/1/1/0
25/0/0/0
8/16/0/0
0/37/0/0
OPS .748 .698 .707 .791 .595 .717 .645 .664 1.019 .517 .735
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 133/.768 121/.681 178/.744 80/.902 118/.587 28/.472 61/.858 69/.724 21/.855 100/.595 .724
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 95/.720 122/.715 438/.692 88/.694 79/.608 6/1.867 82/.495 122/.630 24/1.156 107/.446 .744
Home 93/.915 127/.727 341/.720 90/.829 81/.684 34/.717 81/.763 107/.654 31/.635 111/.532
Last 28d days 128/.814 46/.692 159/.697 45/.922 42/.766 25/.628 48/.667 40/.337 4/.500 40/.339
HR/SB/CS 10/2/1 6/4/0 18/10/3 4/2/1 3/2/1 2/0/0 1/5/0 4/2/1 3/1/0 1/0/1 135/52/24
Usage ····X··· ··o··o·X X····X·· ·····X·X ··o····· ······X· o··X·o·X X····o·X o······· ··o·o··o
Orioles Batters (4.21 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.61 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 35.Cook
G/S/vB
91.Aceves
G/S/vB
40.Bailey
G/S/vB
32.Breslow*
G/S/vB
37.Melancon
G/S/vB
30.Miller*
G/S/vB
46.Morales*
G/S/vB
59.Mortensen
G/S/vB
63.Tazawa
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
11.Andino G/S/vP 2/.000 14/.000 4/1.250 1/.000 ··· 7/.533 1/.000 2/.000 ··· 322/223 .223/.288/.312/.600 .608/.597 .600 21/.349 4/4 5/12
24.Betemit# G/S/vP 11/1.525 1/.000 1/2.000 2/1.000 ··· 2/.500 1/no AB 1/.000 ··· 364/270 .264/.327/.429/.755 .414/.873 .812 78/.843 0/1 12/15
19.Davis* G/S/vP 2/2.000 9/.444 3/.333 6/.167 ··· 2/.000 3/1.334 3/.000 ··· 402/318 .255/.306/.438/.744 .686/.760 .819 96/.715 0/3 18/5
51.Ford G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 4/.750 ··· ··· ··· 30/12 .148/.207/.222/.429 .528/.273 .452 30/.429 0/0 0/0
2.Hardy G/S/vP 2/.500 17/.236 3/.666 4/.250 1/.000 9/.472 1/2.000 1/.000 ··· 510/384 .224/.270/.373/.644 .762/.605 .698 108/.706 0/0 16/5
10.Jones G/S/vP 2/2.500 15/.933 2/.000 6/.666 1/.000 10/.425 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 495/372 .296/.343/.526/.870 .816/.887 .888 106/.816 11/6 24/7
13.Machado G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 19/12 .316/.316/.947/1.263 1.571/1.083 1.263 19/1.263 0/0 3/0
21.Markakis* G/S/vP 2/1.000 17/.669 4/1.250 11/.637 1/.000 10/.325 3/.333 1/.000 ··· 372/261 .284/.347/.473/.820 .818/.821 .892 118/.825 1/1 13/2
9.McLouth* G/S/vP 18/.561 1/3.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 3/1.167 5/.400 ··· ··· 93/79 .188/.258/.247/.505 .452/.513 .619 31/.748 2/0 0/0
35.Quintanilla* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 2/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 154/109 .293/.351/.436/.786 .643/.848 .863 74/.851 0/1 4/5
12.Reynolds G/S/vP 24/.883 10/1.625 4/.500 2/3.000 2/2.500 13/1.442 14/.377 2/4.000 1/.000 347/250 .215/.331/.399/.731 .832/.692 .740 89/.769 1/2 11/10
31.Teagarden G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 2/.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 3/2.334 34/19 .097/.125/.226/.351 .000/.673 .413 24/.227 0/0 1/0
32.Wieters# G/S/vP 2/1.500 13/.413 5/.400 4/.250 2/.000 9/.333 2/2.000 1/.000 ··· 428/315 .246/.325/.427/.751 .881/.704 .811 89/.705 3/0 16/9
IP 51.2 58.2 0.1 48.2 30.1 29.2 68.1 27.1 21.2 TOTAL .245/.307/.409/.716 .721/.714 .756 .758 36/24 146/89
ERA-K/9 4.70/1.0 4.14/8.0 0.00/30.0 2.77/8.5 7.12/7.1 3.03/10.3 3.29/9.2 1.65/5.9 1.66/7.9 4.34/7.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Teagarden (3-1-0)
 Wieters (43-21-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 214/.276 244/.227 2/.000 203/.231 134/.283 117/.194 285/.209 104/.174 91/.291 .255  Jones
 Markakis
 Ford
 Davis
 Andino
 Betemit
 McLouth
0/116/0/6
0/0/79/2
9/0/0/2
11/0/17/1
1/1/0/0
5/0/0/0
18/5/3/0
OPS .778 .652 .500 .669 .847 .585 .632 .576 .694 .735
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 119/.852 134/.666 1/ 89/.626 59/.920 75/.382 105/.456 54/.501 35/.735 .719
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 95/.687 110/.635 1/.000 114/.701 75/.788 42/.949 180/.732 50/.638 56/.668 .749
Road 76/.702 103/.555 2/.500 89/.586 56/.751 54/.629 152/.502 34/.477 29/.821
Last 28d days 95/.922 49/.704 2/.500 42/.570 57/.944 32/.558 67/.559 29/.649 47/.802
HR/SB/CS 8/0/1 6/3/0 0/0/0 5/2/2 7/0/1 3/0/0 7/7/2 3/3/2 1/2/1 127/83/24
Usage ········ ··o···o· o······· ···o·X·o X··o···X ···o·o·· ···X···· ··Xo··X· ··X··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.