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Game Preview: BAL @ BOS, 7:10pm, Friday, September 21, 2012 @Fenway Park

Orioles, 85-64, 85-64 2nd, 1 GB, tied for WC

SP: Miguel Gonzalez (28, RHP, 6-4, 3.57)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (6-4) 85.2 78 34 34 31 66 12 3.57
Last 7 GS 3-2 45.1 39 14 14 15 30 3 2.78 57
2012-09-12 TBR ND 6.0 6 2 2 5 4 1 104 51
2012-09-05 @TOR L 6.1 7 5 5 0 4 1 94 43
2012-08-31 @NYY W 7.0 4 0 0 1 9 0 97 77
2012-08-20 @TEX L 5.0 8 4 4 3 2 0 101 34
2012-08-15 BOS W 6.0 6 2 2 1 2 0 94 53
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
Last 5 v.BOS 1-0 6.0 6 2 2 1 2 0 3.00 53
2012-08-15 BOS W 6.0 6 2 2 1 2 0 94 53
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   42-32   Road:   43-32   ExtrInn:15-2 
 vsRHP:  61-49   vsLHP:  24-15   1-Run:  27-8 
 vsEast: 35-24   vsCntrl:23-15   vsWest: 16-18 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
149 Wed, Sep 19  @SEA  W   3-1 (11)  85-64  2nd  0.5 gb
148 Tue, Sep 18  @SEA  W   4-2 (18)  84-64  1st    Tied
147 Mon, Sep 17  @SEA  W  10-4       83-64  2nd  0.5 gb
146 Sun, Sep 16  @OAK  W   9-5       82-64  2nd  1.0 gb
145 Sat, Sep 15  @OAK  L   2-5       81-64  2nd  1.0 gb
144 Fri, Sep 14  @OAK  L   2-3       81-63  1st    Tied
143 Thu, Sep 13   TBR  W   3-2 (14)  81-62  1st    Tied
142 Wed, Sep 12   TBR  W   3-2       80-62  1st    Tied
141 Tue, Sep 11   TBR  W   9-2       79-62  1st    Tied
140 Sun, Sep  9   NYY  L   3-13      78-62  2nd  1.0 gb
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:14-6    Last 30:21-9 
RedSox, 68-83, 68-83 4th, 19 GB, 18 GB in WC

SP: Jon Lester (28, LHP, 9-12, 4.95)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. BAL Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (9-12) 187.1 196 109 103 63 157 23 4.95
2011 (15-9) 191.2 166 77 74 75 182 20 3.47
2010 (19-9) 208.0 167 81 75 83 225 14 3.25
Last 7 GS 4-2 46.1 41 19 19 21 40 5 3.69 55
2012-09-16 @TOR L 7.0 4 3 3 1 7 1 101 63
2012-09-11 NYY ND 5.1 5 3 3 7 5 0 102 44
2012-09-04 @SEA W 6.0 9 3 3 2 4 2 111 44
2012-08-30 @LAA L 8.0 9 5 5 3 2 0 121 43
2012-08-24 KCR W 7.0 6 3 3 4 6 1 93 55
2012-08-18 @NYY W 7.0 5 1 1 2 4 1 105 65
2012-08-12 @CLE W 6.0 3 1 1 2 12 0 101 72
Last 5 v.BAL 2-0 32.0 29 16 14 13 27 3 3.94 53
2012-06-05 BAL ND 6.0 8 4 2 1 5 0 99 48
2012-05-04 BAL ND 6.0 5 3 3 3 2 1 99 49
2011-09-28 @BAL ND 6.0 4 2 2 4 5 1 93 57
2011-04-28 @BAL W 8.0 4 2 2 3 5 1 108 68
2010-09-01 @BAL W 6.0 8 5 5 2 10 0 120 44
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   33-43   Road:   35-40   ExtrInn: 2-8 
 vsRHP:  42-62   vsLHP:  26-21   1-Run:  16-20
 vsEast: 25-36   vsCntrl:24-16   vsWest:  8-24 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
151 Thu, Sep 20  @TBR  L   4-7       68-83  4th 19.0 gb
150 Wed, Sep 19  @TBR  L   3-13      68-82  4th 18.0 gb
149 Tue, Sep 18  @TBR  W   7-5       68-81  4th 16.5 gb
148 Mon, Sep 17  @TBR  W   5-2       67-81  5th 17.0 gb
147 Sun, Sep 16  @TOR  L   0-5       66-81  5th 17.5 gb
146 Sat, Sep 15  @TOR  W   3-2       66-80  4th 16.5 gb
145 Fri, Sep 14  @TOR  W   8-5       65-80  5th 16.5 gb
144 Thu, Sep 13   NYY  L   0-2       64-80  5th 17.5 gb
143 Wed, Sep 12   NYY  L   4-5       64-79  5th 16.5 gb
142 Tue, Sep 11   NYY  W   4-3       64-78  5th 15.5 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20: 6-14   Last 30: 9-21
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Thu, Aug 16, 2012 BOS  6 @BAL  3        W:Clay Buchholz (11-3), L: Luis Ayala (4-4), S: Alfredo Aceves (24)
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
Season Series: 2012 - BAL over 8-4; 2011 - BOS won 10-8; 2010 - Tied 9-9; All-Time - BOS leads 1155-944

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
Orioles Batters (4.38 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.87 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS Lester*
G/S/vB
91.Aceves
G/S/vB
48.Atchison
G/S/vB
40.Bailey
G/S/vB
32.Breslow*
G/S/vB
52.Carpenter
G/S/vB
53.Hill*
G/S/vB
37.Melancon
G/S/vB
30.Miller*
G/S/vB
59.Mortensen
G/S/vB
44.Padilla
G/S/vB
63.Tazawa
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
11.Andino G/S/vP 16/.813 14/.000 5/.800 4/1.250 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 7/.533 2/.000 5/1.267 ··· 413/288 .209/.280/.304/.584 .597/.578 .545 78/.556 4/5 7/12
70.Avery* G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 107/86 .223/.305/.340/.645 .521/.669 .713 4/.000 6/3 1/2
24.Betemit# G/S/vP 6/.533 1/.000 1/no AB 1/2.000 2/1.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.500 1/.000 7/.143 ··· 376/280 .261/.322/.422/.744 .405/.859 .692 12/.417 0/1 12/15
27.Chavez* G/S/vP 3/1.334 2/2.000 2/.000 4/.000 5/.250 ··· 1/.000 2/.500 ··· 2/.000 12/.258 ··· 158/135 .209/.245/.291/.536 .455/.550 .537 29/.678 3/2 2/2
19.Davis* G/S/vP 14/.071 10/.400 4/.000 3/.333 6/.167 ··· 2/.000 ··· 3/.000 4/.000 2/.000 ··· 514/408 .258/.313/.462/.775 .734/.786 .698 80/.826 1/3 26/5
59.Exposito G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 22/13 .056/.190/.056/.246 .393/.154 .375 1/.000 0/0 0/0
3.Flaherty* G/S/vP ··· 3/.666 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 137/127 .216/.256/.312/.568 .444/.577 .653 6/.900 1/0 4/2
51.Ford G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 4/.750 ··· 5/.400 ··· 69/23 .172/.221/.359/.580 .726/.279 .395 35/.683 1/0 3/0
2.Hardy G/S/vP 12/1.500 17/.236 8/.268 3/.666 5/.200 ··· 12/1.100 1/.000 9/.472 1/.000 7/.572 ··· 656/496 .236/.282/.394/.676 .829/.626 .591 112/.801 0/0 21/6
10.Jones G/S/vP 46/.576 15/.933 5/.800 2/.000 6/.666 ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 10/.425 2/1.000 12/1.167 ··· 643/490 .286/.336/.506/.842 .819/.849 .819 111/.815 14/6 30/8
13.Machado G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 153/116 .264/.276/.426/.702 .770/.680 .749 102/.644 2/0 4/2
21.Markakis* G/S/vP 58/.532 17/.669 6/.666 4/1.250 12/.583 ··· 3/1.167 1/.000 10/.325 1/.000 19/1.808 ··· 471/330 .298/.363/.471/.834 .877/.816 .833 61/.836 1/1 13/2
9.McLouth* G/S/vP ··· 1/3.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 8/.804 1/.000 3/1.167 ··· ··· ··· 240/187 .248/.319/.374/.693 .580/.723 .639 110/.843 8/1 4/1
35.Quintanilla* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 2/.000 ··· 5/.200 ··· 189/140 .244/.314/.363/.677 .589/.710 .531 16/.133 0/1 4/6
12.Reynolds G/S/vP 13/1.162 11/1.455 8/.417 4/.500 2/3.000 ··· 4/.250 2/2.500 13/1.442 3/4.000 11/.673 2/1.500 486/358 .228/.348/.444/.791 .746/.807 .796 106/1.005 1/3 21/11
31.Teagarden G/S/vP 4/.000 2/.000 ··· 2/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 3/2.334 56/34 .140/.204/.320/.524 .455/.571 .267 17/.953 0/0 2/0
6.Tolleson G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 74/19 .188/.233/.319/.552 .619/.368 .318 4/.500 1/0 2/4
32.Wieters# G/S/vP 33/.878 13/.413 7/1.096 5/.400 4/.250 ··· 1/2.000 2/.000 9/.333 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 548/408 .248/.330/.436/.766 .915/.716 .719 89/.970 3/0 22/10
IP 187.1 77.1 48.1 12.0 59.2 4.1 17.2 40.0 38.1 35.1 47.0 39.0 TOTAL .247/.311/.414/.725 .737/.721 .688 .786 50/28 192/99
ERA-K/9 4.95/7.5 5.00/8.0 1.68/6.5 6.75/9.0 2.87/8.6 2.08/4.2 2.04/8.1 6.98/7.4 3.29/11.0 2.55/8.2 4.79/9.6 1.62/9.5 4.62/7.3

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Exposito (1-1-1)
 Teagarden (5-2-1)
 Wieters (51-27-5)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 803/.271 329/.239 188/.216 54/.286 247/.227 21/.143 72/.197 176/.270 158/.191 143/.206 207/.303 157/.250 .259  Jones
 Markakis
 Chavez
 Ford
 Davis
 McLouth
 Avery
 Andino
 Flaherty
 Tolleson
 Betemit
0/149/0/7
0/0/102/3
35/3/13/2
13/0/5/2
11/0/20/2
51/10/3/1
27/0/0/1
1/1/0/0
7/0/17/0
7/0/0/0
5/0/0/0
OPS .772 .709 .541 .740 .654 .614 .582 .804 .579 .628 .865 .613 .748
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 216/.738 172/.761 86/.496 26/1.070 110/.619 9/1.225 41/.559 77/.942 95/.392 66/.542 100/.828 60/.582 .744
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 587/.784 157/.653 102/.577 28/.442 137/.681 12/.250 31/.608 99/.697 63/.862 77/.694 107/.898 97/.633 .751
Home 427/.884 168/.814 126/.627 25/.711 136/.724 9/.250 47/.499 106/.778 77/.561 91/.624 101/.827 95/.599
Last 28d days 117/.753 65/.775 7/.286 39/.788 35/.614 21/.614 15/.267 31/.805 30/.661 19/.618 26/1.283 46/.386
HR/SB/CS 23/12/3 10/6/1 2/2/0 1/1/1 5/2/2 0/2/0 0/5/1 8/0/1 3/0/0 4/4/2 7/4/1 1/4/1 169/121/30
Usage ····X··· ·X······ ·o··o··· X·o··Xo· ··o··o·o ·X····o· ···o···· ···X···X ·o··o··· ··X···X· o·o···X· o·oo··oX
RedSox Batters (4.68 RS/G) vs. Orioles Pitchers (4.45 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
43.Johnson
G/S/vB
52.Johnson
G/S/vB
56.O'Day
G/S/vB
58.Phillips*
G/S/vB
47.Strop
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
3.Aviles G/S/vP 5/.000 3/.000 10/.100 7/.429 ··· 7/.715 ··· 6/.334 537/381 .250/.283/.384/.666 .750/.632 .684 73/.583 14/6 13/14
77.Ciriaco G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 3/1.500 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 228/161 .294/.313/.394/.707 .771/.680 .854 98/.533 15/0 2/8
56.De Jesus G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 43/21 .231/.279/.308/.587 .377/.807 .728 6/.000 1/1 0/2
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 3/1.000 5/.650 4/1.000 15/.453 1/.000 6/1.166 1/.000 ··· 305/200 .277/.321/.382/.704 .680/.717 .801 104/.775 14/3 4/3
50.Gomez G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 88/50 .309/.352/.481/.834 .602/1.010 .917 48/.977 0/0 2/5
58.Iglesias G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 48/27 .128/.261/.231/.492 .689/.326 .333 48/.492 1/0 1/2
55.Kalish* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 103/87 .229/.272/.260/.532 .775/.487 .542 18/.742 3/2 0/4
60.Lavarnway G/S/vP ··· ··· 3/.666 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/5.000 1/.000 125/85 .177/.240/.292/.532 .495/.550 .498 81/.606 0/0 2/2
22.Loney* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 441/346 .254/.298/.339/.637 .522/.668 .630 82/.597 0/3 5/6
66.Nava# G/S/vP 2/2.000 ··· ··· 3/.000 ··· 2/1.500 ··· 2/.500 276/197 .238/.350/.368/.718 .513/.800 .780 29/.364 3/0 4/1
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 5/.400 10/1.000 9/1.194 16/.905 1/.000 13/.840 1/.000 3/.000 581/405 .286/.341/.447/.788 .842/.766 .819 97/.872 16/5 15/5
26.Podsednik* G/S/vP 2/1.000 5/.600 ··· 4/.000 ··· 2/2.500 ··· 3/.666 191/153 .295/.315/.341/.656 .778/.626 .798 82/.392 8/2 1/0
62.Quiroz G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 1/1 .000/.000/.000/.000 /.000 1/.000 0/0 0/0
7.Ross G/S/vP 3/.000 8/.393 6/1.700 3/.000 1/.000 4/.500 ··· 3/.000 483/346 .274/.338/.500/.838 1.058/.754 .962 100/.779 2/1 21/1
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP 3/.666 5/2.667 3/.666 5/1.000 1/.000 1/3.000 ··· 7/.000 418/366 .229/.292/.466/.758 .537/.790 .774 64/.801 0/1 24/7
IP 85.2 70.1 181.0 62.2 28.1 63.0 5.0 63.2 TOTAL .264/.319/.423/.742 .771/.730 .801 .658 92/25 159/96
ERA-K/9 3.57/6.9 2.69/5.8 3.98/7.3 2.73/5.3 1.91/11.8 2.43/9.4 7.20/5.4 2.26/7.9 3.99/7.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Lavarnway (25-3-0)
 Quiroz (0-0-1)
 Saltalamacchia (77-17-6)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 358/.245 302/.271 765/.246 248/.226 110/.165 251/.209 25/.318 270/.211 .254  Ross
 Nava
 Podsednik
 Ellsbury
 Ciriaco
 Kalish
22/7/85/8
65/0/4/5
30/18/4/3
0/69/0/1
2/3/2/0
3/20/9/0
OPS .733 .720 .717 .575 .546 .636 1.082 .595 .724
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 195/.730 143/.765 215/.676 140/.592 58/.478 89/.696 12/1.591 135/.645 .711
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 163/.736 159/.680 550/.734 108/.553 52/.622 162/.602 13/.580 135/.545 .735
Road 213/.660 140/.736 348/.716 136/.492 29/.516 122/.630 14/.676 127/.544
Last 28d days 79/.675 43/.717 126/.696 36/.714 64/.431 45/.486 18/.748 44/1.066
HR/SB/CS 12/2/2 7/5/0 26/11/3 3/3/2 3/0/3 6/4/1 2/0/0 2/1/1 171/62/31
Usage ········ ·o·X···X ··X····X ·oo·o··X ··X··X·· ·oX·X··o ···X·o·· ·XX·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.