Red Sox vs. Orioles Match-Ups, 7/25
|07.25.09 at 2:29 pm ET|
Lester, who is 8-0 lifetime against the Orioles with a 2.18 ERA, will be looking to keep his perfect streak alive as he faces off against Jeremy Guthrie, who is 1-2 with a 4.01 ERA in nine games against Boston. Guthrie’s last start at Fenway came on April 17 when he allowed 8 runs in 4 2/3 innings.
The Red Sox are 7-1 this season against Baltimore, who currently occupy last place in the AL East. Boston, who held a three-game lead over the second-place Yankees before the All-Star break, is now trailing New York by 2.5 games.
ORIOLES VS. JON LESTER
Nick Markakis (29 career plate appearances against Lester): .250 average/ .276 OBP/ .393 slugging, walk, 7 strikeouts
Brian Roberts (28): .240/ .321/ .480, homer, 3 walks, 6 strikeouts
Aubrey Huff (27): .320/ .370/ .560, homer, 2 walks, 5 strikeouts
Melvin Mora (21): 3-for-20, walk, 4 strikeouts
Adam Jones (18): 5-for-15, 3 walks, 3 strikeouts
Gregg Zaun (9): 1-for-7, 2 walks, 3 strikeouts
Luke Scott (8): 0-for-8, 3 strikeouts
Ty Wigginton (8): 4-for-8, strikeout
Robert Andino (4): 3-for-4
Nolan Reimold (3): 1-for-3, strikeout
Matt Wieters (3): 1-for-3, strikeout
Felix Pie (2): 0-for-2, strikeout
RED SOX VS. JEREMY GUTHRIE
Kevin Youkilis (26 career plate appearances against Guthrie): .182 average/ .308 OBP/ .227 slugging, 4 walks, 7 strikeouts
Dustin Pedroia (21): .389/ .476/ .500, 3 walks, strikeout
Mike Lowell (19): 3-for-17, homer, 2 walks, strikeout
David Ortiz (19): 5-for-17, walk, 4 strikeouts
J.D. Drew (17): 5-for-14, homer, 3 walks, 2 strikeouts
Jacoby Ellsbury (17): 4-for-16, walk, strikeout
Jason Varitek (15): 4-for-14, homer, walk, 4 strikeouts
Jason Bay (6): 3-for-5, 2 homers, walk, strikeout
Rocco Baldelli (4): 0-for-4
Nick Green (3): 1-for-3
Jed Lowrie (3): 0-for-3, strikeout
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