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Game Preview: BAL @ BOS, 7:10pm, Wednesday, August 28, 2013 @Fenway Park

Orioles, 70-60, 70-60 3rd, 6½ GB, 4 GB in WC

SP: Bud Norris (28, RHP, 9-10, 4.22)

2013 Gamelogs / 2013 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2013 (9-10) 153.2 169 79 72 57 118 15 4.22
2012 (7-13) 168.1 165 90 87 66 165 23 4.65
2011 (6-11) 186.0 177 93 78 70 176 24 3.77
Last 7 GS 3-1 39.1 43 25 25 19 36 7 5.72 45
2013-08-23 OAK ND 4.2 9 7 7 3 7 2 109 22
2013-08-17 COL W 5.2 9 4 4 3 5 0 95 37
2013-08-11 @SFG ND 5.0 6 2 2 2 2 0 98 47
2013-08-06 @SDP W 6.0 5 1 1 2 5 0 95 61
2013-08-01 HOU W 6.0 4 2 2 2 8 2 104 62
2013-07-24 OAK ND 6.1 4 3 3 3 7 1 119 57
2013-07-19 SEA L 5.2 6 6 6 4 2 2 120 31
Last 5 v.BOS 0-1 12.0 13 9 7 6 16 1 5.25 48
2013-04-28 @BOS L 6.0 9 5 3 2 6 0 108 42
2011-07-01 BOS ND 6.0 4 4 4 4 10 1 106 54
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   38-29   Road:   32-31   ExtrInn: 6-5 
 vsRHP:  52-38   vsLHP:  18-22   1-Run:  14-23
 vsEast: 25-26   vsCntrl:13-13   vsWest: 21-12 IL:11-9 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
130 Tue, Aug 27  @BOS  L   2-13      70-60  3rd  6.5 gb
129 Sun, Aug 25   OAK  W  10-3       70-59  3rd  5.5 gb
128 Sat, Aug 24   OAK  L   1-2       69-59  3rd  5.5 gb
127 Fri, Aug 23   OAK  W   9-7       69-58  3rd  4.5 gb
126 Wed, Aug 21   TBR  W   4-2       68-58  3rd  5.5 gb
125 Tue, Aug 20   TBR  L   4-7       67-58  3rd  5.5 gb
124 Mon, Aug 19   TBR  L   3-4       67-57  3rd  5.5 gb
123 Sun, Aug 18   COL  W   7-2       67-56  3rd  4.5 gb
122 Sat, Aug 17   COL  W   8-4       66-56  3rd  5.5 gb
121 Fri, Aug 16   COL  L   3-6       65-56  3rd  5.5 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20: 9-11   Last 30:13-17
RedSox, 78-55, 78-55 1st, 2½ up

SP: John Lackey (34, RHP, 8-11, 3.17)

2013 Gamelogs / 2013 Splits / vs. BAL Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2013 (8-11) 147.2 142 58 52 32 130 19 3.17
2011 (12-12) 160.0 203 119 114 56 108 20 6.41
2010 (14-11) 215.0 233 114 105 72 156 18 4.40
Last 7 GS 1-5 47.1 51 21 21 9 37 5 3.99 53
2013-08-23 @LAD L 8.0 3 2 2 0 6 1 97 74
2013-08-17 NYY W 6.2 6 1 1 3 1 0 103 56
2013-08-11 @KCR L 7.0 7 4 4 2 5 1 111 50
2013-08-05 @HOU L 6.0 8 2 2 2 10 0 113 56
2013-07-31 SEA ND 7.0 8 3 3 1 6 0 95 54
2013-07-26 @BAL L 6.1 9 5 5 1 2 3 105 36
2013-07-20 NYY L 6.1 10 4 4 0 7 0 97 44
Last 5 v.BAL 3-1 31.1 35 16 16 5 20 3 4.60 49
2013-07-26 @BAL L 6.1 9 5 5 1 2 3 105 36
2013-06-15 @BAL W 7.0 7 2 2 1 4 0 101 58
2011-09-19 BAL ND 4.1 11 8 8 2 3 0 105 10
2011-07-09 BAL W 6.2 3 0 0 1 7 0 106 74
2010-09-22 BAL W 7.0 5 1 1 0 4 0 111 67
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   41-23   Road:   37-32   ExtrInn: 8-5 
 vsRHP:  52-36   vsLHP:  26-19   1-Run:  16-15
 vsEast: 31-24   vsCntrl:14-14   vsWest: 20-12 IL:13-5 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
133 Tue, Aug 27   BAL  W  13-2       78-55  1st  2.5 up
132 Sun, Aug 25  @LAD  W   8-1       77-55  1st  1.0 up
131 Sat, Aug 24  @LAD  W   4-2       76-55  1st    Tied
130 Fri, Aug 23  @LAD  L   0-2       75-55  1st    Tied
129 Wed, Aug 21  @SFG  W  12-1       75-54  1st  1.0 up
128 Tue, Aug 20  @SFG  L   2-3       74-54  1st    Tied
127 Mon, Aug 19  @SFG  W   7-0       74-53  1st  1.0 up
126 Sun, Aug 18   NYY  L   6-9       73-53  1st  1.0 up
125 Sat, Aug 17   NYY  W   6-1       73-52  1st  2.0 up
124 Fri, Aug 16   NYY  L   3-10      72-52  1st  1.0 up
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:17-13
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Tue, Aug 27, 2013 BOS 13  BAL  2        W:Felix Doubront (10-6), L: Wei-Yin Chen (7-7), S: none
Sun, Jul 28, 2013 BOS  5 @BAL  0        W:Jon Lester (10-6), L: Jason Hammel (7-8), S: none
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)
Season Series: 2013 - BAL over 6-5; 2012 - BAL won 13-5; 2011 - BOS won 10-8; All-Time - BOS leads 1161-955

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
Orioles Batters (4.78 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.07 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 41.Lackey
G/S/vB
32.Breslow*
G/S/vB
66.Britton*
G/S/vB
56.Morales*
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/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
24.Betemit# G/S/vP 8/.375 2/1.000 1/.000 1/no AB ··· 2/1.000 3/.666 ··· 1/ .000/.000/.000/.000 .000/ .000 1/.000 0/0 0/0
12.Casilla# G/S/vP 11/.182 1/.000 1/.000 2/.500 1/.000 4/.000 ··· ··· 112/46 .225/.264/.314/.577 .557/.608 .600 13/.308 7/2 1/0
19.Davis* G/S/vP 25/1.049 6/.167 1/.000 3/1.334 3/.333 5/1.000 6/1.500 ··· 541/358 .302/.384/.675/1.059 .810/1.192 1.037 97/1.073 1/1 46/4
2.Hardy G/S/vP 15/.500 7/.143 ··· 1/2.000 6/.334 3/.000 2/.000 ··· 514/364 .261/.303/.447/.750 .763/.745 .798 80/.935 1/1 23/9
10.Jones G/S/vP 37/.756 6/.666 1/.000 3/.000 5/1.000 2/1.000 2/1.500 ··· 559/394 .297/.324/.508/.832 .711/.881 .819 95/.897 12/2 27/2
13.Machado G/S/vP 7/1.714 2/.000 1/.000 1/2.000 2/2.000 1/.000 2/.000 ··· 590/406 .294/.323/.444/.767 .747/.776 .757 103/.738 6/5 11/10
21.Markakis* G/S/vP 54/.884 12/.583 2/.000 4/.250 2/1.500 14/1.250 2/.000 ··· 571/371 .275/.331/.366/.697 .598/.752 .671 101/.546 0/2 9/0
9.McLouth* G/S/vP 7/.857 5/.400 ··· 6/.500 2/.000 3/.000 3/1.000 ··· 489/384 .272/.342/.412/.754 .653/.781 .792 85/.684 29/6 9/0
28.Pearce G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 122/45 .241/.328/.361/.689 .701/.667 .645 29/.595 1/0 3/0
1.Roberts# G/S/vP 39/.598 8/.542 1/.000 ··· ··· 13/.231 1/.000 ··· 177/108 .252/.318/.368/.686 .588/.752 .739 74/.742 2/0 3/1
31.Teagarden G/S/vP 9/.444 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 3/2.334 ··· 2/.500 ··· 59/37 .172/.186/.310/.497 .682/.385 .626 16/.563 0/1 2/1
35.Valencia G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 ··· 2/.500 1/.000 4/.250 2/1.000 ··· 86/28 .259/.302/.531/.833 .890/.714 .705 12/1.758 0/1 5/0
32.Wieters# G/S/vP 24/.416 5/.200 ··· 2/2.000 4/.500 3/.000 2/.000 ··· 470/330 .231/.288/.420/.708 .841/.650 .733 79/.658 2/0 19/3
IP 147.2 45.2 16.1 15.1 59.0 36.2 58.0 31.0 TOTAL .264/.316/.439/.755 .699/.781 .756 .758 67/23 175/39
ERA-K/9 3.17/7.9 2.17/4.7 3.31/8.3 6.46/7.6 2.75/9.6 3.44/6.6 1.24/12.3 4.65/9.9 3.77/8.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Teagarden (11-5-1)
 Wieters (35-22-5)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 608/.250 187/.253 65/.288 74/.283 242/.262 155/.268 212/.144 130/.277 .251  Jones
 Markakis
 McLouth
 Pearce
0/126/0/7
0/0/124/7
109/2/0/3
14/0/2/0
OPS .699 .687 .713 .852 .728 .720 .449 .757 .719
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 348/.628 79/.834 34/.767 25/.598 114/.726 74/.646 113/.346 78/.720 .686
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 260/.793 108/.577 31/.657 49/.987 128/.729 81/.786 99/.565 52/.812 .746
Home 246/.647 95/.818 44/.675 23/.890 110/.729 93/.733 104/.521 55/.615
Last 28d days 110/.630 25/.606 39/.899 16/.688 49/.598 9/.667 29/.281 48/.918
HR/SB/CS 19/33/6 2/0/2 1/3/1 2/0/1 8/2/2 4/4/1 5/1/1 4/6/2 136/110/32
Usage ····X··· ···o···o o······· ·······X ···o···X o······· ···o··o· ········
RedSox Batters (5.07 RS/G) vs. Orioles Pitchers (4.48 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 25.Norris
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
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
72.Bogaerts G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 9/6 .333/.333/.444/.778 1.000/.667 9/.778 0/0 0/0
37.Carp* G/S/vP 3/2.500 7/.762 3/.000 3/1.000 1/.000 4/2.000 1/2.000 ··· 195/171 .303/.359/.549/.908 .726/.934 .969 29/.501 1/0 8/2
7.Drew* G/S/vP 15/1.433 1/.000 2/1.000 6/.000 5/.000 2/2.500 2/5.000 2/.000 399/262 .246/.328/.426/.754 .621/.825 .807 97/.863 4/0 10/6
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 4/.000 15/.733 16/.421 6/.833 3/.000 8/1.000 7/.572 5/.000 586/364 .296/.353/.420/.773 .657/.842 .786 116/.733 47/4 7/3
5.Gomes G/S/vP 6/.533 1/.000 3/.333 2/2.500 2/.500 ··· 2/.000 6/.000 297/138 .233/.340/.426/.766 .735/.801 .741 64/.846 1/0 11/1
16.Middlebrooks G/S/vP 3/.666 6/1.500 2/.000 6/.900 ··· 5/.000 3/.000 ··· 274/183 .226/.275/.421/.695 .806/.640 .677 58/.999 0/1 11/8
12.Napoli G/S/vP 3/.666 8/1.125 3/.000 5/.400 1/3.000 6/.334 2/.000 1/.000 486/337 .251/.340/.452/.791 .799/.788 .791 72/.743 1/1 17/6
29.Nava# G/S/vP 3/1.000 8/1.792 8/.393 11/.598 ··· 3/1.000 3/.666 ··· 430/319 .292/.380/.432/.812 .660/.865 .841 48/.993 0/2 10/3
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 3/.666 23/1.043 13/.847 17/.177 2/1.000 5/.000 10/.500 7/1.071 474/302 .316/.397/.568/.965 .716/1.114 .921 91/.820 4/0 24/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 6/1.334 22/.623 16/.905 13/.398 2/.000 18/.708 6/1.000 4/.833 598/409 .302/.376/.420/.796 .941/.731 .895 112/.820 16/5 8/4
3.Ross G/S/vP 3/2.334 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 84/38 .176/.256/.378/.634 .675/.587 .630 9/.333 1/0 4/1
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP 6/.666 10/.856 11/.455 8/.393 3/.666 1/3.000 7/.000 1/2.000 402/280 .271/.341/.456/.797 .646/.860 .856 74/.894 0/1 11/6
18.Victorino# G/S/vP 8/1.225 8/.250 3/1.000 1/3.000 3/.666 2/.000 3/1.666 8/.500 432/227 .292/.346/.446/.792 .878/.713 .859 113/.960 17/3 11/3
IP 153.2 69.1 56.1 44.2 62.0 56.0 53.2 37.1 TOTAL .274/.346/.439/.785 .740/.809 .821 .801 99/19 138/72
ERA-K/9 4.22/6.9 2.60/6.2 3.51/6.9 3.63/7.9 4.79/7.3 2.41/8.8 3.69/6.4 1.93/11.1 4.32/6.9

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Ross (15-8-1)
 Saltalamacchia (76-18-5)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 668/.283 266/.209 239/.276 184/.236 275/.278 225/.221 224/.267 148/.211 .262  Victorino
 Gomes
 Nava
 Ellsbury
 Carp
0/4/96/9
77/0/4/5
53/1/51/4
0/123/0/3
33/0/2/0
OPS .779 .564 .737 .634 .757 .650 .739 .674 .756
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 379/.891 133/.808 130/.755 102/.510 108/.794 87/.961 98/.758 84/.465 .780
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 289/.637 133/.316 109/.715 82/.788 167/.731 138/.461 126/.724 64/.959 .733
Road 243/.835 125/.692 104/.794 84/.716 105/.670 118/.557 115/.835 75/.689
Last 28d days 127/.892 50/.449 40/1.008 25/.940 33/1.071 40/.775 42/.733 39/.845
HR/SB/CS 15/13/5 7/2/4 5/0/1 3/1/1 7/5/1 7/5/3 7/0/0 7/1/1 167/49/29
Usage ····X··· ····X·o· ····o··X X·····o· ··X····X ··oX··X· X···X··· 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.