While waiting for the lineups ...

The Orioles are down to their last three games and will attempt to play spoilers by denying the Red Sox home field advantage throughout the playoffs.

The Orioles (9-7) are the only American League East team to post a winning record against the Red Sox in 2013. The Yankees were 6-13, the Rays were 7-12 and the Blue Jays were 8-11.

Scott Feldman is making is final start in 2013. Will it also be his last start with the Orioles? He's a pending free agent.

Mike Napoli is 11-for-27 (.407) with two homers and six RBIs lifetime against Feldman. Dustin Pedroia is 6-for-15 (.400) with a home run.

The current Red Sox are batting .337 (34-for-101) against Feldman.

Red Sox starter Clay Buchholz is 8-3 with a 3.36 ERA in 15 career games against the Orioles. He's 4-2 with a 5.08 ERA in eight games at Camden Yards.

J.J. Hardy is 6-for-16 (.375) with two homers against Buchholz. Brian Roberts is 8-for-22 (.364) with a double and triple.

Nick Markakis is 5-for-34 (.147), Adam Jones is 5-for-24 (.208) with three doubles, a home run and eight RBIs, and Matt Wieters is 6-for-27 (.222) with two doubles.

The Orioles have 35 wins when the opponent scores first, the second-best total in the majors behind Kansas City (37).

With his next home run, David Ortiz will tie Cal Ripken Jr. for 45th place on the all-time list at 431.

Who wants to see it happen at Camden Yards? Anyone?

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