Since B.J. Ryan allowed a three-run walk-off homer to David Ortiz on June 2, 2005, the Orioles are 9-34 at Fenway Park and have lost 15 of their last 17 games on Yawkey Way.
Ty Wigginton hit his 14th home run Wednesday and his first as a first baseman. According to Elias, Wigginton is the only player in the major leagues to homer while playing three different infield positions this year (11 as a second baseman and two as a third baseman).
Kevin Millwood (June 19 and 24) and Jake Arrieta (June 10 and 15) are the only Oriole starters to record wins since Jeremy Guthrie beat Oakland May 25 - a span of 32 games.
Orioles opponents have made quality starts in 24 of the last 32 games, including a franchise record-tying 13 straight from May 26 to June 9. Opposing starters have made 53 quality starts against the Orioles in 78 games. They’ve posted a 2.80 ERA against the Orioles (501 2/3 innings, 156 earned runs) and have pitched six innings or more 61 times and seven innings or more in 38 of the 78 games.
In the 61 games when the opposing starters have worked six or more innings, they have a 2.39 ERA (425 2/3 innings, 113 earned runs.)
The Orioles have been shut out or held to one run 21 times and have been held to three runs or fewer 44 times in 78 games.
The opponents’ 7-9 hitters have posted a combined .333 (26-78) average, with eight doubles, a triple, three home runs and 13 RBIs. They also have a .577 slugging percentage.
In three career starts against the Red Sox, Brad Bergesen is 1-1 with a 3.79 ERA. The Orioles are 1-2 in those games.