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Game Preview: BAL @ OAK, 10:05pm, Friday, September 14, 2012 @The Coliseum

Orioles, 81-62, 81-62 1st, Tied

SP: Joe Saunders (31, LHP, 8-11, 4.22)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. OAK Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (8-11) 147.0 164 77 69 37 97 17 4.22
2011 (12-13) 212.0 210 94 87 67 108 29 3.69
2010 (9-17) 203.1 232 120 101 64 114 25 4.47
Last 7 GS 3-4 40.0 50 28 26 9 21 5 5.85 42
2012-09-08 NYY W 5.1 5 2 2 2 2 0 101 50
2012-09-03 @TOR W 6.1 3 0 0 2 2 0 94 67
2012-08-29 CHW L 5.1 10 7 6 2 4 0 99 24
2012-08-20 MIA L 3.2 12 9 9 0 2 2 69 3
2012-08-15 @STL L 6.0 7 5 5 1 5 2 92 42
2012-08-09 @PIT W 7.0 7 3 2 0 3 0 115 56
2012-08-04 @PHI L 6.1 6 2 2 2 3 1 103 54
Last 5 v.OAK 4-1 37.0 30 9 8 7 18 1 1.95 62
2012-06-10 OAK W 6.0 7 2 1 2 5 0 97 55
2011-07-02 @OAK W 7.0 8 2 2 1 3 0 105 55
2010-06-09 @OAK W 9.0 7 1 1 1 2 0 101 70
2010-05-14 OAK W 9.0 4 0 0 2 6 0 109 83
2010-04-11 OAK L 6.0 4 4 4 1 2 1 96 49
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   42-32   Road:   39-30   ExtrInn:13-2 
 vsRHP:  57-48   vsLHP:  24-14   1-Run:  27-7 
 vsEast: 35-24   vsCntrl:23-15   vsWest: 12-16 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
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
139 Sat, Sep  8   NYY  W   5-4       78-61  1st    Tied
138 Fri, Sep  7   NYY  L   5-8       77-61  2nd  1.0 gb
137 Thu, Sep  6   NYY  W  10-6       77-60  1st    Tied
136 Wed, Sep  5  @TOR  L   4-6       76-60  2nd  1.0 gb
135 Tue, Sep  4  @TOR  W  12-0       76-59  1st    Tied
134 Mon, Sep  3  @TOR  W   4-0       75-59  2nd  1.0 gb
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:14-6    Last 30:20-10
Athletics, 82-61, 82-61 2nd, 3 GB

SP: Tommy Milone (25, LHP, 12-10, 3.90)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. BAL Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (12-10) 168.1 177 81 73 31 128 23 3.90
2011 (1-0) 26.0 28 11 11 4 15 2 3.81
Last 7 GS 3-3 40.0 50 23 23 5 35 5 5.18 48
2012-09-09 @SEA W 6.0 8 2 2 0 10 1 104 58
2012-09-03 LAA L 3.0 10 5 5 0 1 2 67 20
2012-08-28 @CLE W 6.0 7 0 0 1 5 0 102 62
2012-08-22 MIN W 8.0 2 1 1 1 5 0 102 78
2012-08-17 CLE ND 5.0 7 4 4 1 6 1 95 42
2012-08-05 TOR L 6.0 9 6 6 1 4 1 107 33
2012-07-31 TBR L 6.0 7 5 5 1 4 0 95 41
Has never faced BAL as starter.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   42-30   Road:   40-31   ExtrInn: 9-3 
 vsRHP:  58-36   vsLHP:  24-25   1-Run:  21-15
 vsEast: 25-15   vsCntrl:22-16   vsWest: 25-22 IL:10-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
143 Thu, Sep 13  @LAA  L   0-6       82-61  2nd  3.0 gb
142 Wed, Sep 12  @LAA  W   4-1       82-60  2nd  3.0 gb
141 Tue, Sep 11  @LAA  W   6-5       81-60  2nd  3.0 gb
140 Mon, Sep 10  @LAA  W   3-1       80-60  2nd  3.0 gb
139 Sun, Sep  9  @SEA  W   4-2       79-60  2nd  3.5 gb
138 Sat, Sep  8  @SEA  W   6-1       78-60  2nd  4.5 gb
137 Fri, Sep  7  @SEA  W   6-1       77-60  2nd  4.5 gb
136 Wed, Sep  5   LAA  L   1-7       76-60  2nd  5.0 gb
135 Tue, Sep  4   LAA  L   1-6       76-59  2nd  4.0 gb
134 Mon, Sep  3   LAA  L   3-8       76-58  2nd  4.0 gb
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:15-5    Last 30:21-9 
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sun, Jul 29, 2012 BAL  6  OAK  1        W:Wei-Yin Chen (9-6), L: Travis Blackley (3-3), S: none
Sat, Jul 28, 2012 OAK  6 @BAL  1        W:Bartolo Colon (7-8), L: Tommy Hunter (4-6), S: none
Fri, Jul 27, 2012 OAK 14 @BAL  9        W:Jerry Blevins (4-0), L: Jim Johnson (1-1), S: none
Sun, Apr 29, 2012 BAL  5  OAK  2        W:Pedro Strop (3-1), L: Grant Balfour (0-1), S: none
Sat, Apr 28, 2012 BAL 10  OAK  1        W:Wei-Yin Chen (2-0), L: Tyson Ross (1-1), S: none
Fri, Apr 27, 2012 OAK  5 @BAL  2        W:Brandon McCarthy (1-3), L: Jake Arrieta (1-2), S: Grant Balfour (6)

Wed, Aug 17, 2011 OAK  6  BAL  5        W:Brandon McCarthy (6-6), L: Alfredo Simon (3-6), S: Andrew Bailey (15)
Tue, Aug 16, 2011 OAK  8  BAL  4        W:Guillermo Moscoso (6-6), L: Brian Matusz (1-5), S: none
Mon, Aug 15, 2011 BAL  6 @OAK  2        W:Tommy Hunter (2-2), L: Gio Gonzalez (9-11), S: none
Wed, Jun 08, 2011 BAL  3  OAK  2        W:Zach Britton (6-4), L: Josh Outman (1-1), S: Kevin Gregg (12)
Season Series: 2012 - tied 3-3; 2011 - OAK won 5-4; 2010 - OAK won 7-3; All-Time - OAK leads 983-924

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 (4.36 RS/G) vs. Athletics Pitchers (3.69 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 57.Milone*
G/S/vB
50.Balfour
G/S/vB
54.Blackley*
G/S/vB
13.Blevins*
G/S/vB
60.Chavez
G/S/vB
48.Cook
G/S/vB
62.Doolittle*
G/S/vB
65.Figueroa*
G/S/vB
64.Griffin
G/S/vB
53.Miller
G/S/vB
40.Neshek
G/S/vB
58.Scribner
G/S/vB
67.Straily
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
11.Andino G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 391/270 .214/.285/.311/.596 .618/.587 .567 69/.579 4/5 7/12
70.Avery* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 104/83 .231/.314/.352/.665 .521/.695 .762 1/.000 6/2 1/2
24.Betemit# G/S/vP ··· 4/1.250 2/.000 3/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 4/.500 ··· ··· ··· 376/280 .261/.322/.422/.744 .405/.859 .692 12/.417 0/1 12/15
27.Chavez* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 132/113 .203/.240/.293/.533 .444/.548 .533 3/2.000 3/2 2/2
19.Davis* G/S/vP ··· 5/.800 3/.666 4/1.250 ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/2.500 ··· 1/.000 ··· 487/386 .261/.314/.467/.781 .721/.797 .701 73/1.076 1/3 25/5
59.Exposito G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 22/13 .056/.190/.056/.246 .393/.154 .375 1/.000 0/0 0/0
3.Flaherty* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 136/126 .210/.250/.306/.556 .444/.565 .629 8/.661 1/0 4/2
51.Ford G/S/vP ··· ··· 3/.333 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 65/23 .183/.234/.383/.618 .799/.279 .461 35/.772 1/0 3/0
2.Hardy G/S/vP ··· 4/.250 3/1.167 ··· 3/1.334 2/1.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 624/470 .237/.283/.401/.683 .836/.634 .598 101/.864 0/0 21/6
10.Jones G/S/vP ··· 8/.250 3/1.667 5/1.600 1/.000 2/.500 ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 611/463 .285/.334/.505/.839 .806/.850 .811 104/.731 14/6 29/8
13.Machado G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 124/95 .267/.276/.458/.735 .776/.722 .867 93/.594 2/0 4/2
21.Markakis* G/S/vP ··· 9/.222 3/.000 6/.334 1/.000 1/.000 1/2.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/5.000 ··· 471/330 .298/.363/.471/.834 .877/.816 .833 86/.897 1/1 13/2
9.McLouth* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB 2/1.500 ··· 207/163 .232/.306/.341/.646 .602/.658 .511 102/.795 8/1 2/1
35.Quintanilla* G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/2.500 1/2.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/2.500 ··· 1/.000 ··· 186/139 .247/.314/.367/.681 .615/.705 .536 22/.095 0/1 4/6
12.Reynolds G/S/vP ··· 4/2.750 3/.333 1/2.000 3/1.000 ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 455/333 .228/.347/.453/.800 .757/.816 .813 97/1.022 1/3 21/12
31.Teagarden G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 3/1.666 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 51/30 .133/.204/.333/.537 .381/.661 .229 17/.924 0/0 2/0
6.Tolleson G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 73/19 .176/.222/.309/.531 .592/.368 .262 3/.000 1/0 2/4
32.Wieters# G/S/vP ··· 5/1.000 3/1.666 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 522/389 .246/.326/.423/.749 .890/.701 .680 82/.710 3/0 19/10
IP 168.1 63.2 98.0 57.1 21.2 61.2 36.2 17.1 65.0 37.0 13.2 24.2 23.2 TOTAL .247/.311/.416/.727 .738/.723 .687 .784 50/27 185/100
ERA-K/9 3.90/6.8 2.97/8.2 3.67/6.0 2.51/7.9 8.72/11.2 2.48/9.5 3.44/12.3 2.08/4.2 1.94/7.3 2.19/8.0 0.66/9.2 2.55/7.7 3.42/7.6 3.42/6.9

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Exposito (1-1-1)
 Teagarden (4-1-1)
 Wieters (50-27-5)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 698/.269 253/.171 396/.233 230/.206 106/.293 247/.169 153/.248 69/.182 250/.202 157/.203 53/.125 100/.221 99/.250 .243  Jones
 Markakis
 Chavez
 Ford
 Davis
 McLouth
 Avery
 Andino
 Flaherty
 Tolleson
 Betemit
0/143/0/7
0/0/102/3
35/3/8/2
13/0/3/2
11/0/20/2
45/9/3/1
26/0/0/1
1/1/0/0
7/0/17/0
7/0/0/0
5/0/0/0
OPS .722 .540 .656 .644 .943 .546 .632 .657 .513 .642 .437 .607 .760 .673
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 193/.746 132/.501 115/.547 111/.554 40/1.119 120/.596 56/.826 21/.296 133/.493 75/.441 11/.964 46/.824 41/.786 .702
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 505/.713 121/.582 281/.701 119/.729 66/.831 127/.500 97/.520 48/.833 117/.537 82/.833 42/.298 54/.430 58/.741 .650
Home 345/.583 128/.440 189/.592 117/.823 11/2.011 116/.584 73/.568 51/.690 128/.497 73/.595 31/.232 52/.609 47/.933
Last 28d days 99/.730 34/.645 57/.563 28/.610 4/1.417 43/.422 39/.529 11/1.080 76/.411 15/.350 28/.407 24/.655 29/.792
HR/SB/CS 23/8/8 4/2/2 7/2/4 6/4/3 6/0/0 4/4/2 1/5/0 2/2/0 5/0/3 4/9/0 1/2/0 2/1/0 6/2/1 122/91/41
Usage ····X··· ··XoX··· ········ ··o·o·X· X······· ·o·oX·X· ·Xo··Xo· ········ ·X····X· ········ ··o·oo·· ·····o·· ··X·····
Athletics Batters (4.24 RS/G) vs. Orioles Pitchers (4.50 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 48.Saunders*
G/S/vB
38.Ayala
G/S/vB
16.Chen*
G/S/vB
50.Gonzalez
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
10.Barton* G/S/vP 17/.775 ··· ··· ··· 3/1.167 ··· 6/1.000 ··· 2/1.500 126/91 .198/.325/.283/.608 .544/.634 .489 / 1/0 1/0
22.Carter G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· 3/.333 ··· 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 211/125 .263/.365/.559/.924 .907/.929 .857 71/.803 0/0 14/5
52.Cespedes G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 6/.666 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 454/320 .287/.344/.482/.826 .803/.835 .883 106/.687 16/3 18/2
12.Cowgill G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 108/65 .271/.343/.313/.655 .886/.510 .595 0/ 3/4 1/0
4.Crisp# G/S/vP 24/.917 1/2.000 4/1.000 ··· 6/.733 ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 470/321 .254/.319/.409/.728 .639/.769 .780 111/.891 34/4 10/3
20.Donaldson G/S/vP 6/1.500 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 214/156 .240/.285/.415/.700 .670/.711 .683 99/.931 3/1 7/9
5.Drew* G/S/vP ··· 2/1.500 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 239/182 .202/.293/.308/.601 .563/.612 .591 94/.559 1/1 3/7
31.Gomes G/S/vP 17/.945 1/.000 6/1.500 ··· 2/.500 ··· ··· ··· ··· 287/119 .259/.369/.494/.863 .952/.736 .761 28/1.033 3/1 16/1
18.Hicks G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.500 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 70/21 .172/.243/.391/.633 .654/.588 .819 5/.200 1/0 3/3
14.Kottaras* G/S/vP 2/3.000 1/2.000 ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· ··· 177/148 .207/.369/.414/.784 .586/.813 .892 43/.855 0/0 8/3
37.Moss* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/.500 ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 229/188 .258/.323/.560/.883 .653/.935 .813 57/1.072 0/1 18/5
36.Norris G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 186/117 .198/.280/.335/.615 .582/.634 .592 56/.554 5/1 5/5
2.Pennington# G/S/vP 20/.350 2/.000 3/.000 ··· 3/.000 ··· 7/.286 ··· 1/.000 407/306 .214/.271/.311/.582 .394/.647 .544 66/.747 15/5 5/10
16.Reddick* G/S/vP 3/.666 3/2.000 6/.000 ··· 4/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 593/391 .248/.313/.472/.785 .762/.796 .802 103/.633 11/1 28/5
17.Rosales G/S/vP 16/.893 ··· ··· ··· 4/.500 ··· 3/.333 ··· ··· 89/39 .221/.315/.338/.652 .527/.822 .522 29/.552 0/0 2/0
15.Smith* G/S/vP 6/.000 4/.750 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/no AB 398/326 .246/.344/.430/.774 .538/.826 .762 73/.809 2/2 13/1
19.Weeks# G/S/vP 7/1.238 3/.000 7/.286 ··· 2/3.000 ··· 1/3.000 ··· ··· 507/338 .223/.307/.307/.614 .673/.584 .572 15/1.007 16/5 2/11
IP 147.0 69.0 175.2 85.2 60.1 22.1 59.1 2.1 61.2 TOTAL .235/.307/.398/.705 .689/.712 .695 .778 115/29 167/93
ERA-K/9 4.22/5.9 2.48/5.7 4.00/7.4 3.57/6.9 2.83/5.4 2.42/11.7 2.28/9.1 11.57/3.9 2.19/7.7 4.03/7.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Donaldson (4-2-0)
 Kottaras (36-5-2)
 Norris (28-11-3)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 634/.280 294/.267 741/.245 358/.245 240/.224 86/.182 236/.205 14/.417 257/.205 .255  Reddick
 Cespedes
 Crisp
 Cowgill
 Smith
 Moss
 Gomes
0/11/119/14
47/40/0/6
16/88/0/4
14/14/8/3
50/0/13/3
6/0/9/2
35/0/3/1
OPS .757 .700 .714 .733 .572 .583 .629 1.250 .577 .725
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 145/.505 139/.735 206/.697 195/.730 136/.585 50/.426 82/.668 7/1.571 126/.608 .707
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 489/.835 155/.669 535/.720 163/.736 104/.555 36/.802 154/.608 7/.929 131/.547 .740
Road 318/.645 132/.690 324/.707 213/.660 128/.481 5/1.000 107/.614 3/.000 114/.498
Last 28d days 94/.875 43/.596 125/.744 105/.738 40/.506 45/.513 39/.521 7/.571 47/.883
HR/SB/CS 17/4/5 6/5/0 25/11/3 12/2/2 3/3/1 3/0/3 5/3/1 1/0/0 2/0/1 162/60/30
Usage ·····X·· X·X···o· X·····X· ·X······ XX···o·X ··X···X· oXX··X·o ····o··· ·oo··X·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.