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Game Preview: BAL @ BOS, 7:10pm, Thursday, August 29, 2013 @Fenway Park

Orioles, 70-61, 70-61 3rd, 7½ GB, 5 GB in WC

SP: Chris Tillman (25, RHP, 14-4, 3.66)

2013 Gamelogs / 2013 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2013 (14-4) 160.0 143 66 65 57 133 26 3.66
2012 (9-3) 86.0 66 38 28 24 66 12 2.93
2011 (3-5) 62.0 77 41 38 25 46 5 5.52
Last 7 GS 3-1 48.1 33 16 16 16 44 6 2.98 62
2013-08-24 OAK ND 8.0 3 1 1 2 9 0 115 79
2013-08-19 TBR L 6.0 5 4 4 1 5 2 107 50
2013-08-14 @ARI ND 6.0 5 2 2 3 1 0 104 52
2013-08-09 @SFG ND 8.0 4 1 1 1 9 1 112 78
2013-08-02 SEA W 5.1 8 6 6 3 5 2 102 30
2013-07-26 BOS W 7.0 2 0 0 3 8 0 115 78
2013-07-21 @TEX W 8.0 6 2 2 3 7 1 117 66
Last 5 v.BOS 3-0 32.1 18 4 3 12 24 0 0.84 67
2013-07-26 BOS W 7.0 2 0 0 3 8 0 115 78
2013-06-14 BOS W 6.0 3 0 0 4 3 0 106 65
2013-04-11 @BOS ND 5.1 6 2 2 2 5 0 101 51
2012-09-28 BOS W 8.0 1 1 0 2 4 0 100 80
2012-09-23 @BOS ND 6.0 6 1 1 1 4 0 107 59
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   38-29   Road:   32-32   ExtrInn: 6-5 
 vsRHP:  52-39   vsLHP:  18-22   1-Run:  14-24
 vsEast: 25-27   vsCntrl:13-13   vsWest: 21-12 IL:11-9 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
131 Wed, Aug 28  @BOS  L   3-4       70-61  3rd  7.5 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
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20: 9-11   Last 30:13-17
RedSox, 79-55, 79-55 1st, 2½ up

SP: Jon Lester (29, LHP, 12-7, 3.97)

2013 Gamelogs / 2013 Splits / vs. BAL Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2013 (12-7) 172.1 169 81 76 57 141 18 3.97
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 4-1 46.2 42 15 12 12 38 3 2.31 59
2013-08-24 @LAD W 7.1 3 1 1 4 6 0 101 70
2013-08-19 @SFG W 8.1 6 0 0 2 3 0 115 72
2013-08-14 @TOR ND 6.1 6 3 2 2 3 0 114 52
2013-08-08 @KCR L 7.0 5 3 1 2 4 0 121 61
2013-08-02 ARI ND 4.1 11 6 6 0 6 1 102 23
2013-07-28 @BAL W 7.0 4 0 0 2 8 0 99 75
2013-07-23 TBR W 6.1 7 2 2 0 8 2 96 59
Last 5 v.BAL 1-2 31.0 34 16 14 9 26 2 4.06 51
2013-07-28 @BAL W 7.0 4 0 0 2 8 0 99 75
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
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   42-23   Road:   37-32   ExtrInn: 8-5 
 vsRHP:  53-36   vsLHP:  26-19   1-Run:  17-15
 vsEast: 32-24   vsCntrl:14-14   vsWest: 20-12 IL:13-5 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
134 Wed, Aug 28   BAL  W   4-3       79-55  1st  2.5 up
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
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:18-12
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Wed, Aug 28, 2013 BOS  4  BAL  3        W:Craig Breslow (4-2), L: Tommy Hunter (3-3), S: Koji Uehara (14)
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)
Season Series: 2013 - tied 6-6; 2012 - BAL won 13-5; 2011 - BOS won 10-8; All-Time - BOS leads 1162-955

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 (4.77 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.06 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 31.Lester*
G/S/vB
32.Breslow*
G/S/vB
66.Britton*
G/S/vB
41.Lackey
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 6/.533 2/1.000 1/.000 11/.273 1/no AB ··· 2/1.000 3/.666 ··· 4/3 .000/.000/.000/.000 .000/.000 .000 4/.000 0/0 0/0
12.Casilla# G/S/vP 10/.200 1/.000 1/.000 11/.182 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 20/.466 7/.143 1/.000 28/1.233 3/1.334 3/.333 5/1.000 6/1.500 ··· 545/361 .304/.385/.682/1.067 .806/1.206 1.053 97/1.086 1/1 47/4
2.Hardy G/S/vP 22/.889 7/.143 ··· 18/.411 1/2.000 6/.334 3/.000 3/.000 ··· 518/368 .259/.301/.443/.744 .763/.736 .785 80/.908 1/1 23/9
10.Jones G/S/vP 55/.736 7/.572 1/.000 40/.697 3/.000 5/1.000 2/1.000 2/1.500 ··· 563/397 .295/.321/.505/.826 .707/.874 .807 95/.875 12/2 27/2
13.Machado G/S/vP 9/.555 2/.000 1/.000 11/1.727 1/2.000 2/2.000 1/.000 2/.000 ··· 594/410 .296/.324/.450/.774 .747/.786 .770 103/.770 6/5 12/10
21.Markakis* G/S/vP 64/.614 12/.583 2/.000 57/.892 4/.250 2/1.500 14/1.250 3/.000 ··· 575/375 .274/.330/.367/.697 .598/.752 .672 101/.575 0/2 9/0
9.McLouth* G/S/vP 4/.000 5/.400 ··· 11/.546 6/.500 2/.000 3/.000 3/1.000 ··· 493/388 .270/.339/.408/.748 .653/.773 .777 85/.634 29/6 9/0
28.Pearce G/S/vP 8/.125 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 122/45 .241/.328/.361/.689 .701/.667 .645 29/.595 1/0 3/0
1.Roberts# G/S/vP 46/.743 8/.542 1/.000 42/.683 ··· ··· 13/.231 1/.000 ··· 180/111 .261/.330/.376/.705 .588/.783 .775 73/.804 3/1 3/1
31.Teagarden G/S/vP 7/.286 1/.000 1/.000 9/.444 ··· 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 11/.637 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 42/.892 5/.200 ··· 27/.370 2/2.000 4/.500 3/.000 3/.000 ··· 474/334 .229/.285/.416/.701 .841/.642 .719 79/.658 2/0 19/3
IP 172.1 46.1 16.1 155.0 15.1 59.0 36.2 59.0 31.0 TOTAL .264/.315/.439/.755 .698/.781 .755 .758 68/24 177/39
ERA-K/9 3.97/7.4 2.14/4.9 3.31/8.3 3.19/7.8 6.46/7.6 2.75/9.6 3.44/6.6 1.22/12.2 4.65/9.9 3.77/8.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Teagarden (11-5-1)
 Wieters (37-22-5)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 731/.254 189/.250 65/.288 637/.250 74/.283 242/.262 155/.268 215/.142 130/.277 .251  Jones
 Markakis
 McLouth
 Pearce
0/127/0/7
0/0/125/7
110/2/0/3
14/0/2/0
OPS .719 .679 .713 .705 .852 .728 .720 .442 .757 .718
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 147/.702 80/.823 34/.767 367/.641 25/.598 114/.726 74/.646 115/.340 78/.720 .687
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 584/.723 109/.571 31/.657 270/.790 49/.987 128/.729 81/.786 100/.559 52/.812 .745
Home 244/.716 97/.800 44/.675 275/.665 23/.890 110/.729 93/.733 107/.506 55/.615
Last 28d days 140/.656 27/.557 39/.899 139/.670 16/.688 49/.598 9/.667 32/.254 48/.918
HR/SB/CS 18/10/3 2/0/2 1/3/1 21/34/7 2/0/1 8/2/2 4/4/1 5/1/1 4/6/2 138/111/33
Usage ····X··· o···o··· ·o······ X····X·· ········ ····o··· ·o······ o···o··o ········
RedSox Batters (5.06 RS/G) vs. Orioles Pitchers (4.48 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 30.Tillman
G/S/vB
37.Gausman
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 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 12/9 .250/.250/.333/.583 1.000/.444 .000 12/.583 0/0 0/0
37.Carp* G/S/vP 6/.533 1/5.000 8/.929 3/.000 3/1.000 1/.000 4/2.000 1/2.000 ··· 196/172 .307/.362/.551/.913 .726/.941 .981 27/.616 1/0 8/2
7.Drew* G/S/vP 5/.400 2/.000 2/.500 2/1.000 6/.000 5/.000 2/2.500 2/5.000 3/1.000 403/266 .247/.333/.429/.761 .621/.835 .821 96/.885 4/0 10/6
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 15/.467 3/.000 15/.733 16/.421 6/.833 3/.000 8/1.000 7/.572 6/.334 590/368 .298/.356/.421/.777 .657/.848 .794 115/.730 49/4 7/3
5.Gomes G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.000 3/.333 2/2.500 2/.500 ··· 2/.000 6/.000 298/139 .232/.339/.424/.763 .735/.794 .735 63/.800 1/0 11/1
16.Middlebrooks G/S/vP 5/.000 2/1.500 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 9/.819 1/3.000 9/1.000 3/.000 5/.400 1/3.000 6/.334 2/.000 1/.000 490/341 .248/.337/.448/.785 .799/.778 .777 76/.700 1/1 17/6
29.Nava# G/S/vP 14/.539 2/.000 8/1.792 8/.393 12/.542 ··· 3/1.000 3/.666 ··· 434/322 .292/.379/.430/.808 .653/.863 .834 47/.910 0/2 10/3
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 10/.300 2/2.500 23/1.043 13/.847 18/.167 2/1.000 5/.000 10/.500 7/1.071 478/305 .313/.393/.563/.956 .711/1.102 .904 90/.800 4/0 24/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 23/.698 3/.666 22/.623 16/.905 13/.398 2/.000 19/.780 6/1.000 4/.833 602/413 .303/.379/.420/.799 .941/.735 .900 111/.841 16/5 8/4
3.Ross G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· 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 13/.231 2/.000 11/1.064 11/.455 8/.393 3/.666 1/3.000 7/.000 2/1.000 406/284 .273/.342/.459/.801 .646/.866 .864 78/.913 0/1 11/6
18.Victorino# G/S/vP 9/.583 3/.666 8/.250 3/1.000 1/3.000 3/.666 3/.000 3/1.666 8/.500 436/227 .292/.345/.444/.789 .878/.713 .851 112/.919 17/3 11/3
IP 160.0 33.1 70.0 56.1 45.1 62.0 56.1 53.2 38.1 TOTAL .274/.346/.439/.785 .739/.809 .820 .791 101/19 138/72
ERA-K/9 3.66/7.5 6.21/7.0 2.70/6.3 3.51/6.9 3.57/7.9 4.79/7.3 2.40/8.8 3.69/6.4 2.35/10.8 4.32/6.9

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Ross (15-8-1)
 Saltalamacchia (77-19-5)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 656/.242 144/.301 271/.214 239/.276 186/.234 275/.278 227/.223 224/.267 152/.219 .262  Victorino
 Gomes
 Nava
 Ellsbury
 Carp
0/5/97/9
78/0/4/5
54/1/52/4
0/124/0/3
33/0/2/0
OPS .728 .869 .578 .737 .627 .757 .653 .739 .691 .756
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 372/.702 79/.884 136/.839 130/.755 103/.505 108/.794 87/.961 98/.758 87/.509 .782
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 284/.762 65/.850 135/.312 109/.715 83/.777 167/.731 140/.469 126/.724 65/.942 .731
Road 286/.682 78/.997 130/.715 104/.794 86/.698 105/.670 120/.565 115/.835 79/.720
Last 28d days 131/.664 / 49/.484 35/1.065 26/.901 33/1.071 42/.786 42/.733 43/.885
HR/SB/CS 26/1/7 7/0/0 7/2/4 5/0/1 3/1/1 7/5/1 7/6/3 7/0/0 7/1/1 167/51/29
Usage ····X··· ········ X····X·o ·····o·· oX·····o ···X···· o··oX··X ·X···X·· oo···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.