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Game Preview: BOS @ BAL, 1:35pm, Sunday, July 28, 2013 @Oriole Park at Camden Yards

RedSox, 62-43, 62-43 2nd, ½ GB, 5½ up in WC

SP: Jon Lester (29, LHP, 9-6, 4.50)

2013 Gamelogs / 2013 Splits / vs. BAL Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2013 (9-6) 132.0 134 68 66 45 111 17 4.50
2012 (9-14) 205.1 216 117 110 68 166 25 4.82
2011 (15-9) 191.2 166 77 74 75 182 20 3.47
Last 7 GS 3-3 42.1 51 25 25 12 39 7 5.31 47
2013-07-23 TBR W 6.1 7 2 2 0 8 2 96 59
2013-07-13 @OAK L 6.1 6 3 3 3 4 1 100 50
2013-07-08 @SEA L 5.0 9 5 5 2 6 1 112 33
2013-07-03 SDP ND 7.0 6 1 1 1 5 0 102 65
2013-06-27 TOR W 7.0 5 4 4 3 5 0 95 53
2013-06-21 @DET W 5.2 9 5 5 3 3 2 102 31
2013-06-16 @BAL L 5.0 9 5 5 0 8 1 106 37
Last 5 v.BAL 0-2 30.0 34 18 16 11 23 3 4.80 47
2013-06-16 @BAL L 5.0 9 5 5 0 8 1 106 37
2012-09-21 BAL L 7.0 8 4 4 3 3 0 112 45
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
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   34-19   Road:   28-24   ExtrInn: 6-4 
 vsRHP:  42-30   vsLHP:  20-13   1-Run:  14-9 
 vsEast: 27-19   vsCntrl:13-11   vsWest: 15-11 IL: 7-2 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
105 Sat, Jul 27  @BAL  W   7-3       62-43  2nd  0.5 gb
104 Fri, Jul 26  @BAL  L   0-6       61-43  2nd  0.5 gb
103 Wed, Jul 24   TBR  L   1-5       61-42  1st  0.5 up
102 Tue, Jul 23   TBR  W   6-2       61-41  1st  1.5 up
101 Mon, Jul 22   TBR  L   0-3       60-41  1st  0.5 up
100 Sun, Jul 21   NYY  W   8-7 (11)  60-40  1st  1.5 up
 99 Sat, Jul 20   NYY  L   2-5       59-40  1st  1.5 up
 98 Fri, Jul 19   NYY  W   4-2       59-39  1st  2.5 up
 97 Sun, Jul 14  @OAK  L   2-3 (11)  58-39  1st  2.5 up
 96 Sat, Jul 13  @OAK  L   0-3       58-38  1st  3.5 up
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:18-12
Orioles, 58-47, 58-47 3rd, 4½ GB, 4 GB in WC

SP: Jason Hammel (30, RHP, 7-7, 5.20)

2013 Gamelogs / 2013 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2013 (7-7) 117.2 134 71 68 41 82 19 5.20
2012 (8-6) 118.0 104 48 45 42 113 9 3.43
2011 (7-13) 170.1 175 100 90 68 94 21 4.76
Last 7 GS 0-3 43.0 50 25 25 14 29 7 5.23 46
2013-07-23 @KCR L 6.0 10 3 3 4 4 0 107 40
2013-07-13 TOR L 6.0 10 6 6 2 1 1 99 27
2013-07-07 @NYY ND 5.0 6 1 1 2 4 0 102 53
2013-07-02 @CHW L 7.0 9 5 5 1 7 2 110 45
2013-06-26 CLE ND 7.0 4 2 2 2 5 1 108 64
2013-06-21 @TOR ND 6.0 4 4 4 1 7 2 98 54
2013-06-12 LAA ND 6.0 7 4 4 2 1 1 104 41
Last 5 v.BOS 1-2 25.0 26 15 14 9 26 2 5.04 48
2012-06-05 @BOS ND 5.0 5 2 1 3 7 0 106 55
2012-05-05 @BOS W 6.2 4 2 2 1 8 0 115 65
2010-06-24 BOS ND 4.0 7 4 4 1 4 1 87 35
2007-07-27 BOS L 5.1 1 2 2 2 4 0 88 60
2006-09-26 @BOS L 4.0 9 5 5 2 3 1 89 25
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   30-21   Road:   28-26   ExtrInn: 5-3 
 vsRHP:  41-32   vsLHP:  17-15   1-Run:  13-16
 vsEast: 24-22   vsCntrl:13-13   vsWest: 16-8  IL: 5-4 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
105 Sat, Jul 27   BOS  L   3-7       58-47  3rd  4.5 gb
104 Fri, Jul 26   BOS  W   6-0       58-46  3rd  3.5 gb
103 Thu, Jul 25  @KCR  L   1-7       57-46  3rd  4.0 gb
102 Wed, Jul 24  @KCR  L   3-4       57-45  3rd  3.5 gb
101 Tue, Jul 23  @KCR  L   2-3       57-44  3rd  3.5 gb
100 Mon, Jul 22  @KCR  W   9-2       57-43  3rd  2.5 gb
 99 Sun, Jul 21  @TEX  W   4-2       56-43  3rd  3.5 gb
 98 Sat, Jul 20  @TEX  W   7-4       55-43  3rd  3.5 gb
 97 Fri, Jul 19  @TEX  W   3-1       54-43  3rd  4.5 gb
 96 Sun, Jul 14   TOR  W   7-4       53-43  3rd  4.5 gb
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:16-14
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sat, Jul 27, 2013 BOS  7 @BAL  3        W:Ryan Dempster (6-8), L: Scott Feldman (9-8), S: none
Fri, Jul 26, 2013 BAL  6  BOS  0        W:Chris Tillman (13-3), L: John Lackey (7-8), S: none
Sun, Jun 16, 2013 BAL  6  BOS  3        W:Miguel Gonzalez (5-2), L: Jon Lester (6-4), S: Jim Johnson (25)
Sat, Jun 15, 2013 BOS  5 @BAL  4        W:John Lackey (4-5), L: Freddy Garcia (3-4), S: Andrew Bailey (8)
Fri, Jun 14, 2013 BAL  2  BOS  0        W:Chris Tillman (7-2), L: Ryan Dempster (4-7), S: Jim Johnson (24)
Thu, Jun 13, 2013 BAL  5  BOS  4 (13)   W:T.J. McFarland (1-0), L: Alex Wilson (1-1), S: none
Thu, Apr 11, 2013 BAL  3 @BOS  2        W:Brian Matusz (1-0), L: Clayton Mortensen (0-1), S: Jim Johnson (4)
Wed, Apr 10, 2013 BAL  8 @BOS  5        W:Darren O'Day (1-0), L: Joel Hanrahan (0-1), S: Jim Johnson (3)
Mon, Apr 08, 2013 BOS  3  BAL  1        W:Clay Buchholz (2-0), L: Wei-Yin Chen (0-1), S: Joel Hanrahan (3)

Sun, Sep 30, 2012 BAL  6  BOS  3        W:Joe Saunders (9-13), L: Zach Stewart (1-4), S: Jim Johnson (50)
Season Series: 2013 - BAL over 6-3; 2012 - BAL won 13-5; 2011 - BOS won 10-8; All-Time - BOS leads 1159-955

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 2013 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 (5.01 RS/G) vs. Orioles Pitchers (4.43 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 39.Hammel
G/S/vB
29.Hunter
G/S/vB
43.Johnson
G/S/vB
17.Matusz*
G/S/vB
66.McFarland*
G/S/vB
56.O'Day
G/S/vB
40.Patton*
G/S/vB
57.Rodriguez
G/S/vB
63.Asencio
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
37.Carp* G/S/vP ··· 7/.762 3/.000 3/1.000 1/.000 4/2.000 1/2.000 ··· ··· 160/137 .329/.388/.622/1.010 .759/1.054 .951 35/.945 0/0 8/2
7.Drew* G/S/vP 19/.498 1/.000 2/1.000 5/.000 3/.000 2/2.500 1/5.000 2/.000 ··· 284/195 .231/.313/.418/.732 .614/.785 .650 22/.844 3/0 7/3
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 4/1.417 14/.643 16/.421 5/.400 2/.000 8/1.000 6/.334 5/.000 ··· 450/288 .301/.365/.422/.787 .676/.847 .796 82/.883 38/3 4/3
5.Gomes G/S/vP 6/.900 1/.000 3/.333 2/2.500 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 5/.000 1/2.000 223/107 .240/.327/.427/.754 .768/.740 .703 49/.947 0/0 8/0
10.Iglesias G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 1/.000 2/1.000 2/.500 ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· 227/149 .337/.383/.418/.802 .861/.771 .841 82/.480 3/1 1/4
20.Lavarnway G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 3/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 45/24 .225/.289/.325/.614 .736/.492 .523 24/.477 0/0 0/0
12.Napoli G/S/vP 3/.000 8/1.125 3/.000 5/.400 ··· 6/.334 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 395/280 .261/.344/.467/.811 .792/.819 .803 75/.938 1/1 14/5
29.Nava# G/S/vP 5/.400 8/1.792 8/.393 11/.598 ··· 3/1.000 3/.666 ··· 1/2.000 380/283 .284/.371/.423/.794 .606/.860 .760 68/.697 0/2 10/2
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 16/1.143 23/1.043 13/.847 17/.177 1/.000 5/.000 9/.555 6/1.334 4/.250 364/239 .321/.407/.590/.997 .752/1.134 1.029 87/.960 4/0 19/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 12/1.389 21/.654 16/.905 12/.432 1/.000 18/.708 5/1.300 4/.833 2/.000 466/328 .300/.378/.410/.788 .860/.758 .661 94/.573 14/4 6/2
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP 6/.900 10/.856 11/.455 8/.393 2/.000 1/3.000 6/.000 1/2.000 1/.000 313/231 .256/.329/.431/.760 .597/.816 .671 66/.673 0/1 8/6
23.Snyder G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 3/2.334 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 31/12 .200/.226/.367/.592 .895/.083 .522 25/.533 0/0 1/1
18.Victorino# G/S/vP 15/1.145 7/.286 3/1.000 ··· 2/1.000 2/.000 2/.000 8/.500 1/5.000 299/194 .281/.324/.398/.722 .689/.733 .726 71/.683 14/2 5/2
IP 117.2 54.2 46.2 38.1 49.2 45.0 42.1 26.2 2.1 TOTAL .273/.345/.438/.782 .714/.815 .751 .741 82/16 107/58
ERA-K/9 5.20/6.3 2.80/6.6 3.47/7.3 3.29/7.5 3.99/7.6 2.20/9.2 3.83/5.7 1.35/9.1 7.71/15.7 4.31/6.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Lavarnway (10-5-1)
 Saltalamacchia (54-12-5)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 521/.289 213/.213 196/.263 155/.216 220/.264 183/.220 178/.275 105/.194 12/.300 .262  Victorino
 Nava
 Ellsbury
 Gomes
 Carp
0/3/68/7
42/1/49/4
0/95/0/3
56/0/3/3
27/0/2/0
OPS .819 .590 .693 .589 .713 .629 .746 .584 1.117 .749
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 310/.861 108/.863 110/.708 88/.458 89/.742 72/.870 79/.781 59/.342 4/1.750 .762
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 211/.759 105/.303 86/.674 67/.761 131/.691 111/.480 99/.714 46/.900 8/.708 .736
Home 204/.882 113/.420 113/.686 84/.536 119/.781 81/.716 87/.642 51/.336 11/1.232
Last 28d days 113/.882 41/.791 36/.744 25/.507 21/.367 33/.545 28/.620 38/.691 12/1.117
HR/SB/CS 19/8/1 7/2/3 3/0/1 3/1/1 4/5/1 4/3/2 5/0/0 3/1/1 1/0/0 130/37/23
Usage ····X··· ·o·····o ·o·····X X·X···o· ····X··· ···X··o· o·X··o·· X·X···X· X···o···
Orioles Batters (4.76 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.19 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 31.Lester*
G/S/vB
54.Beato
G/S/vB
32.Breslow*
G/S/vB
66.Britton*
G/S/vB
65.De La Torre
G/S/vB
41.Lackey
G/S/vB
36.Tazawa
G/S/vB
38.Thornton*
G/S/vB
19.Uehara
G/S/vB
67.Workman
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
12.Casilla# G/S/vP 10/.200 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 11/.182 1/.000 4/.000 ··· ··· 97/36 .241/.284/.345/.629 .605/.673 .616 7/1.167 6/1 1/0
19.Davis* G/S/vP 17/.551 1/.000 6/.167 1/.000 ··· 25/1.049 3/.333 4/1.250 6/1.500 ··· 432/288 .307/.382/.680/1.062 .817/1.187 1.092 90/.789 0/1 37/4
3.Flaherty* G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 3/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 196/179 .217/.277/.350/.627 .517/.637 .558 6/.667 2/0 6/2
2.Hardy G/S/vP 19/1.035 1/.000 7/.143 ··· 1/5.000 15/.500 6/.666 3/.000 2/.000 ··· 425/303 .254/.296/.433/.729 .719/.733 .718 87/.610 1/1 18/7
10.Jones G/S/vP 52/.698 1/.000 6/.666 1/.000 ··· 37/.756 5/1.000 2/1.000 2/1.500 ··· 453/321 .293/.322/.508/.830 .733/.869 .845 94/.949 9/2 22/2
13.Machado G/S/vP 6/.833 1/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· 7/1.714 2/2.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 476/331 .300/.328/.460/.788 .763/.800 .800 97/.590 6/5 9/7
21.Markakis* G/S/vP 61/.590 ··· 12/.583 1/.000 ··· 54/.884 2/1.500 13/1.189 2/.000 ··· 458/301 .285/.336/.388/.724 .602/.790 .736 95/.676 0/2 8/0
9.McLouth* G/S/vP 4/.000 2/.000 5/.400 ··· ··· 7/.857 2/.000 3/.000 3/1.000 ··· 396/310 .284/.355/.420/.775 .727/.788 .718 87/.797 25/4 6/0
1.Roberts# G/S/vP 43/.800 ··· 8/.542 ··· ··· 39/.598 ··· 13/.231 1/.000 ··· 94/55 .271/.312/.400/.712 .590/.801 .712 79/.675 1/0 2/1
31.Teagarden G/S/vP 4/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 9/.444 3/2.334 ··· 2/.500 ··· 39/27 .105/.128/.263/.391 .583/.303 .118 8/.393 0/1 2/1
51.Urrutia* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 3/.666 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 28/25 .321/.321/.393/.714 .667/.720 .500 28/.714 0/0 0/
32.Wieters# G/S/vP 39/.924 ··· 5/.200 ··· 1/.000 24/.416 4/.500 3/.000 2/.000 ··· 380/268 .244/.301/.427/.728 .779/.707 .685 79/.849 1/0 14/3
IP 132.0 5.1 36.0 4.0 10.1 113.0 45.1 31.2 46.1 14.1 TOTAL .267/.317/.446/.763 .699/.791 .758 .713 56/20 141/32
ERA-K/9 4.50/7.6 1.69/3.4 2.75/4.8 0.00/4.5 6.97/10.5 3.19/8.1 2.98/9.9 3.98/6.5 1.55/12.8 4.40/8.2 3.87/8.4

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Teagarden (9-3-1)
 Wieters (25-18-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 564/.261 23/.227 150/.266 13/.182 47/.243 470/.250 188/.270 135/.263 174/.159 57/.250 .251  Jones
 Markakis
 McLouth
0/101/0/6
0/0/99/5
86/0/0/2
OPS .750 .488 .716 .413 .869 .717 .753 .739 .501 .709 .729
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 106/.855 9/.222 60/.825 8/.417 24/.903 270/.605 94/.749 66/.633 94/.363 40/.547 .697
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 458/.725 14/.665 90/.641 5/.400 23/.831 200/.866 94/.758 69/.840 80/.662 17/1.108 .756
Road 344/.813 3/.000 72/.567 3/.000 31/.947 279/.771 97/.767 59/.700 90/.436 31/.726
Last 28d days 106/.781 10/.522 47/.816 13/.413 25/.926 142/.772 37/.695 30/.837 43/.282 57/.709
HR/SB/CS 17/8/2 0/1/1 2/0/1 0/1/1 2/2/1 17/20/4 6/1/2 4/4/1 5/1/1 2/1/1 115/79/25
Usage ····X··· ···o··oo X····oX· ·o·o··oo ·o···X·· ·X·····X X···X·X· ···oo·Xo X···o·o· ·····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.