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Game Preview: BOS @ BAL, 7:05pm, Thursday, August 16, 2012 @Oriole Park at Camden Yards

RedSox, 57-61, 57-61 4th, 13½ GB, 7½ GB in WC

SP: Clay Buchholz (27, RHP, 10-3, 4.24)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. BAL Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (10-3) 131.2 126 67 62 42 86 17 4.24
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 3-1 51.1 36 17 14 9 31 3 2.45 63
2012-08-10 @CLE W 9.0 2 2 1 0 6 1 104 83
2012-08-04 MIN ND 7.0 7 1 0 1 3 0 103 63
2012-07-30 DET W 8.0 5 3 2 2 4 1 108 64
2012-07-24 @TEX ND 7.0 4 1 1 3 1 0 105 63
2012-07-19 CHW ND 8.0 6 1 1 1 6 0 107 71
2012-07-14 @TBR L 6.1 3 4 4 1 8 0 87 58
2012-06-19 MIA W 6.0 9 5 5 1 3 1 87 36
Last 5 v.BAL 1-1 30.2 33 15 14 14 22 4 4.11 49
2012-06-07 BAL W 9.0 4 0 0 1 6 0 125 84
2012-05-21 @BAL ND 5.1 6 5 5 4 2 1 94 34
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
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   29-34   Road:   28-27   ExtrInn: 2-6 
 vsRHP:  34-46   vsLHP:  23-15   1-Run:  12-14
 vsEast: 18-26   vsCntrl:21-15   vsWest:  7-13 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
118 Wed, Aug 15  @BAL  L   3-5       57-61  4th 13.5 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
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20: 8-12   Last 30:13-17
Orioles, 64-53, 64-53 2nd, 6 GB, 1½ up in WC

SP: Chris Tillman (24, RHP, 5-2, 3.40)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (5-2) 39.2 37 24 15 12 30 5 3.40
2011 (3-5) 62.0 77 41 38 25 46 5 5.52
2010 (2-5) 53.2 51 37 35 31 31 9 5.87
Last 7 GS 5-2 39.2 37 24 15 12 30 5 3.40 52
2012-08-11 KCR L 5.2 6 6 6 2 5 3 109 36
2012-08-06 SEA W 7.1 5 1 1 1 5 0 99 68
2012-07-31 @NYY W 5.0 8 5 4 0 3 1 95 36
2012-07-26 TBR W 6.0 5 2 2 4 5 0 100 55
2012-07-21 @CLE W 6.2 6 1 1 1 4 1 116 61
2012-07-16 @MIN L 0.2 5 7 1 2 1 0 49 25
2012-07-04 @SEA W 8.1 2 2 0 2 7 0 125 80
Last 5 v.BOS 0-1 6.1 10 4 4 5 4 0 5.68 42
2011-05-16 @BOS ND 5.0 5 0 0 3 2 0 88 56
2010-06-04 BOS L 1.1 5 4 4 2 2 0 57 28
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   32-28   Road:   32-25   ExtrInn:12-2 
 vsRHP:  46-40   vsLHP:  18-13   1-Run:  22-6 
 vsEast: 24-19   vsCntrl:18-13   vsWest: 11-14 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
117 Wed, Aug 15   BOS  W   5-3       64-53  2nd  6.0 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
 Last 10: 8-2    Last 20:13-7    Last 30:18-12
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Wed, Aug 15, 2012 BAL  5  BOS  3        W:Miguel Gonzalez (5-2), L: Aaron Cook (3-6), S: Jim Johnson (35)
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
Season Series: 2012 - BAL over 8-3; 2011 - BOS won 10-8; 2010 - Tied 9-9; All-Time - BOS leads 1154-944

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 (4.89 RS/G) vs. Orioles Pitchers (4.56 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 30.Tillman
G/S/vB
38.Ayala
G/S/vB
16.Chen*
G/S/vB
50.Gonzalez
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 2/1.000 3/.000 10/.100 5/.000 3/.666 7/.429 ··· 3/.000 7/.715 1/.000 6/.334 444/312 .252/.283/.392/.675 .763/.638 .671 71/.549 11/4 11/11
77.Ciriaco G/S/vP ··· ··· 3/1.500 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 98/64 .326/.333/.463/.796 .818/.785 .698 58/.702 6/0 1/1
13.Crawford* G/S/vP 14/1.357 5/.400 3/1.334 3/.333 15/.871 9/.333 ··· 2/.500 6/1.166 9/.666 2/4.000 107/68 .283/.311/.495/.806 .901/.750 .608 91/.784 3/0 3/1
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 3/.666 4/.500 4/1.000 3/1.000 3/.333 15/.453 ··· ··· 6/1.166 6/1.166 ··· 164/101 .270/.317/.382/.699 .597/.765 .683 103/.700 6/0 1/0
28.Gonzalez* G/S/vP 3/1.167 7/.629 9/.444 4/.500 12/.705 10/.422 ··· 6/.400 3/2.667 5/.200 2/1.000 495/319 .306/.352/.471/.823 .832/.817 .725 104/.984 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 5/1.100 9/.873 9/1.194 5/.400 7/1.171 16/.905 ··· 2/.500 13/.840 3/1.167 3/.000 446/303 .280/.337/.421/.758 .772/.751 .784 104/.870 9/4 9/3
26.Podsednik* G/S/vP ··· 4/.000 ··· 2/1.000 10/.833 4/.000 ··· ··· 2/2.500 10/.522 3/.666 78/66 .377/.405/.464/.869 .764/.887 .836 8/.661 6/1 1/0
5.Punto# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 3/.666 2/.000 ··· ··· 3/.666 3/.000 ··· 136/115 .200/.299/.270/.568 .405/.598 .687 14/.286 4/0 1/2
7.Ross G/S/vP ··· 7/.143 6/1.700 3/.000 6/.834 3/.000 ··· 3/.000 4/.500 2/2.500 3/.000 353/246 .274/.341/.525/.866 1.168/.737 .713 99/.741 1/1 18/0
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP ··· 5/2.667 3/.666 3/.666 5/.000 5/1.000 ··· 3/1.334 1/3.000 2/.000 7/.000 332/288 .229/.283/.471/.754 .591/.779 .763 66/.681 0/1 20/6
23.Valencia G/S/vP 3/.666 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 39.2 56.2 146.0 61.1 37.0 49.2 8.0 33.1 47.2 9.2 52.2 TOTAL .267/.325/.436/.761 .787/.749 .711 .720 58/18 132/66
ERA-K/9 3.40/6.8 2.54/5.4 3.70/7.3 3.38/6.9 4.14/7.5 3.26/5.1 3.38/12.4 2.43/7.0 2.45/9.1 8.38/4.6 1.20/7.3 4.04/7.0

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

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 168/.239 244/.261 616/.244 253/.236 168/.286 200/.223 34/.207 143/.254 191/.222 49/.348 210/.178 .258  Ross
 Gonzalez
 Ciriaco
 Crawford
 Podsednik
 Ellsbury
21/7/59/5
0/0/18/1
0/1/2/0
26/0/0/0
8/16/1/0
0/38/0/0
OPS .704 .695 .707 .731 .791 .586 .717 .645 .664 .975 .509 .732
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 120/.692 121/.681 178/.744 149/.772 80/.902 119/.581 28/.472 61/.858 69/.724 23/.867 102/.583 .724
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 48/.733 123/.709 438/.692 104/.673 88/.694 81/.592 6/1.867 82/.495 122/.630 26/1.065 108/.441 .740
Home 77/.732 128/.721 341/.720 118/.841 90/.829 84/.658 34/.717 81/.763 107/.654 35/.619 114/.517
Last 28d days 127/.748 47/.676 129/.729 153/.776 45/.922 42/.766 25/.628 48/.667 39/.316 8/.500 40/.339
HR/SB/CS 5/2/2 6/4/0 18/10/3 10/2/1 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··o· ·X····X· X····X·· ······X· o··o···· ·······X ·o··X·o· ·X····o· oo······ 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 11.Buchholz
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 15/.557 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 5/.800 1/.000 1/2.000 2/1.000 ··· 2/.500 1/no AB 1/.000 ··· 364/270 .264/.327/.429/.755 .414/.873 .812 74/.850 0/1 12/15
19.Davis* G/S/vP 12/.969 9/.444 3/.333 6/.167 ··· 3/.000 3/1.334 4/.000 ··· 406/321 .253/.303/.434/.736 .677/.752 .802 96/.644 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 10/1.400 17/.236 3/.666 5/.200 1/.000 9/.472 1/2.000 1/.000 ··· 514/387 .224/.270/.372/.642 .756/.606 .695 107/.700 0/0 16/5
10.Jones G/S/vP 24/.761 15/.933 2/.000 6/.666 1/.000 10/.425 2/.000 2/1.000 ··· 499/376 .295/.343/.524/.866 .816/.883 .882 106/.816 11/6 24/7
13.Machado G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 23/16 .304/.304/.826/1.130 1.571/.938 1.130 23/1.130 0/0 3/0
21.Markakis* G/S/vP 34/.405 17/.669 4/1.250 12/.583 1/.000 10/.325 3/.333 1/.000 ··· 376/264 .283/.348/.470/.819 .810/.822 .889 117/.841 1/1 13/2
9.McLouth* G/S/vP ··· 1/3.000 ··· 2/.000 1/.000 3/1.167 5/.400 ··· ··· 97/82 .191/.258/.247/.505 .421/.519 .610 35/.718 2/0 0/0
35.Quintanilla* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 1/.000 2/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 157/111 .287/.344/.427/.771 .628/.831 .834 77/.817 0/1 4/5
12.Reynolds G/S/vP 12/.583 10/1.625 4/.500 2/3.000 2/2.500 13/1.442 14/.377 3/4.000 2/1.500 351/254 .216/.333/.402/.735 .832/.699 .750 89/.775 1/2 11/10
31.Teagarden G/S/vP 5/.000 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 24/.756 13/.413 5/.400 4/.250 2/.000 9/.333 2/2.000 2/.000 ··· 432/319 .247/.326/.429/.755 .881/.709 .817 89/.741 3/0 16/9
IP 131.2 58.2 0.1 50.0 30.1 30.0 68.1 28.1 21.2 TOTAL .244/.307/.408/.715 .718/.714 .752 .755 36/24 146/90
ERA-K/9 4.24/5.9 4.14/8.0 0.00/30.0 2.70/8.5 7.12/7.1 3.00/10.2 3.29/9.2 1.59/6.0 1.66/7.9 4.33/7.1

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

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 552/.256 244/.227 2/.000 207/.226 134/.283 118/.192 285/.209 109/.177 93/.307 .255  Jones
 Markakis
 Ford
 Davis
 Andino
 Betemit
 McLouth
0/117/0/6
0/0/80/2
9/0/0/2
11/0/17/1
1/1/0/0
5/0/0/0
19/5/3/0
OPS .744 .652 .500 .655 .847 .580 .632 .580 .735 .734
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 316/.804 134/.666 1/ 92/.605 59/.920 76/.376 105/.456 56/.481 35/.735 .716
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 236/.662 110/.635 1/.000 115/.695 75/.788 42/.949 180/.732 53/.666 58/.734 .748
Road 238/.679 103/.555 2/.500 93/.559 56/.751 55/.616 152/.502 39/.499 31/.934
Last 28d days 115/.526 44/.667 2/.500 46/.517 57/.944 33/.539 67/.559 34/.649 49/.875
HR/SB/CS 17/5/1 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 ·····X·· ···o···o ·o······ o···o·X· ·X··o··· o···o·o· ····X··· X··Xo··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.