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2012 Baltimore Orioles (MLB)

+ Defensive Lineups
Nickname:
W-L Record: 93-69 .574
Rank: 2nd in American League East
Run Differential: 717-706 + 11
Roster Continuity 55.42% 28/30
Manager(s): Buck Showalter
General Manager: Dan Duquette
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Ballpark: Oriole Park at Camden Yards
Payroll: $ 81,428,999 19/30
Attendance: 2,102,240 21/30
Playoffs: Lost in 1st Round (Yankees)
Top Draft Pick: Kevin Gausman (#4) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: John Russell
Bullpen Coach: Bill Castro
First Base Coach: Wayne Kirby
Hitting Coach: Jim Presley
Pitching Coach: Rick Adair
Third Base Coach: DeMarlo Hale

#1 Draft Picks

Manny Machado (#3), Brian Matusz (#4), Dylan Bundy (#4), Matt Wieters (#5), Nick Markakis (#7), Joe Saunders (#12), Omar Quintanilla (#33), Adam Jones (#37), Ryan Flaherty (#41), Brian Roberts (#50), Tommy Hunter (#54)
American League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9567.586--
9369.5742.0
9072.5565.0
7389.45122.0
6993.42626.0
  • These are starting defensive lineups by date for the 2012 season.
  • The # next to each player indicates the # of times at that position for this team/season. Bold indicates a player's first start at that position.
  • Total starts by position are at the bottom of this page.
  • Filter on a selection of players to see a team's win-loss record for that combinaton.
  • #AprilGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    12012-04-06W 4-2 MIN
    22012-04-07W 8-2 MIN
    32012-04-08W 3-1 MIN
    42012-04-09L 2-6 NYA
    52012-04-10L 4-5 NYA
    62012-04-11L 4-6 NYA
    72012-04-13W 7-5 @TOR
    82012-04-14W 6-4 @TOR
    92012-04-15L 2-9 @TOR
    102012-04-16W 10-4 @CHA
    112012-04-17W 3-2 @CHA
    122012-04-18L 1-8 @CHA
    132012-04-19W 5-3 @CHA
    142012-04-20L 3-6 @ANA
    152012-04-21L 3-6 @ANA
    162012-04-22W 3-2 @ANA
    172012-04-24W 2-1 TOR
    182012-04-25W 3-0 TOR
    192012-04-26W 5-2 TOR
    202012-04-27L 2-5 OAK
    212012-04-28W 10-1 OAK
    222012-04-29W 5-2 OAK
    232012-04-30L 1-2 @NYA
    #MayGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    242012-05-01W 7-1 @NYA
    252012-05-02W 5-0 @NYA
    262012-05-04W 6-4 @BOS
    272012-05-05W 8-2 @BOS
    282012-05-06W 9-6 @BOS
    292012-05-07L 3-14 TEX
    302012-05-08L 3-10 TEX
    312012-05-10W 6-5 TEX
    322012-05-10L 3-7 TEX
    332012-05-11W 4-3 TBA
    342012-05-12W 5-3 TBA
    352012-05-13L 8-9 TBA
    362012-05-14L 5-8 NYA
    372012-05-15W 5-2 NYA
    382012-05-16W 4-3 @KCA
    392012-05-17W 5-3 @KCA
    402012-05-18W 2-1 @WAS
    412012-05-19W 6-5 @WAS
    422012-05-20L 3-9 @WAS
    432012-05-21L 6-8 BOS
    442012-05-22W 4-1 BOS
    452012-05-23L 5-6 BOS
    462012-05-25W 8-2 KCA
    472012-05-26L 3-4 KCA
    482012-05-27L 2-4 KCA
    492012-05-28L 2-6 @TOR
    502012-05-29L 6-8 @TOR
    512012-05-30L 1-4 @TOR
    #JuneGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    522012-06-01L 0-5 @TBA
    532012-06-02W 2-1 @TBA
    542012-06-03L 4-8 @TBA
    552012-06-05W 8-6 @BOS
    562012-06-06W 2-1 @BOS
    572012-06-07L 0-7 @BOS
    582012-06-08L 6-9 PHI
    592012-06-09W 6-4 PHI
    602012-06-10W 5-4 PHI
    612012-06-12W 8-6 PIT
    622012-06-13W 7-1 PIT
    632012-06-14W 12-6 PIT
    642012-06-15L 2-4 @ATL
    652012-06-16W 5-0 @ATL
    662012-06-17W 2-0 @ATL
    672012-06-18L 0-5 @NYN
    682012-06-19L 0-5 @NYN
    692012-06-20L 3-4 @NYN
    702012-06-22W 2-1 WAS
    712012-06-23L 1-3 WAS
    722012-06-24W 2-1 WAS
    732012-06-26L 3-7 ANA
    742012-06-27L 1-13 ANA
    752012-06-28L 2-7 CLE
    762012-06-29W 9-8 CLE
    772012-06-30L 5-11 CLE
    #JulyGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    782012-07-01L 2-6 CLE
    792012-07-02L 3-6 @SEA
    802012-07-03W 5-4 @SEA
    812012-07-04W 4-2 @SEA
    822012-07-05L 7-9 @ANA
    832012-07-06W 3-2 @ANA
    842012-07-07L 0-3 @ANA
    852012-07-08L 0-6 @ANA
    862012-07-13L 2-7 DET
    872012-07-14W 8-6 DET
    882012-07-15L 0-4 DET
    892012-07-16L 7-19 @MIN
    902012-07-17L 4-6 @MIN
    912012-07-18W 2-1 @MIN
    922012-07-19W 4-3 @MIN
    932012-07-20W 10-2 @CLE
    942012-07-21W 3-1 @CLE
    952012-07-22W 4-3 @CLE
    962012-07-23L 1-3 @CLE
    972012-07-24L 1-3 TBA
    982012-07-25L 1-10 TBA
    992012-07-26W 6-2 TBA
    1002012-07-27L 9-14 OAK
    1012012-07-28L 1-6 OAK
    1022012-07-29W 6-1 OAK
    1032012-07-30W 5-4 @NYA
    1042012-07-31W 11-5 @NYA
    #AugustGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1052012-08-01L 3-12 @NYA
    1062012-08-03L 0-2 @TBA
    1072012-08-04W 4-0 @TBA
    1082012-08-05W 1-0 @TBA
    1092012-08-06W 3-1 SEA
    1102012-08-07W 8-7 SEA
    1112012-08-08W 9-2 SEA
    1122012-08-09L 2-8 KCA
    1132012-08-10W 7-1 KCA
    1142012-08-11L 3-7 KCA
    1152012-08-12W 5-3 KCA
    1162012-08-14W 7-1 BOS
    1172012-08-15W 5-3 BOS
    1182012-08-16L 3-6 BOS
    1192012-08-17L 3-5 @DET
    1202012-08-18W 3-2 @DET
    1212012-08-19W 7-5 @DET
    1222012-08-20L 1-5 @TEX
    1232012-08-21W 5-3 @TEX
    1242012-08-22L 3-12 @TEX
    1252012-08-24W 6-4 TOR
    1262012-08-25W 8-2 TOR
    1272012-08-27W 4-3 CHA
    1282012-08-28W 6-0 CHA
    1292012-08-29L 1-8 CHA
    1302012-08-30W 5-3 CHA
    1312012-08-31W 6-1 @NYA
    #SeptemberGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1322012-09-01L 3-4 @NYA
    1332012-09-02W 8-3 @NYA
    1342012-09-03W 4-0 @TOR
    1352012-09-04W 12-0 @TOR
    1362012-09-05L 4-6 @TOR
    1372012-09-06W 10-6 NYA
    1382012-09-07L 5-8 NYA
    1392012-09-08W 5-4 NYA
    1402012-09-09L 3-13 NYA
    1412012-09-11W 9-2 TBA
    1422012-09-12W 3-2 TBA
    1432012-09-13W 3-2 TBA
    1442012-09-14L 2-3 @OAK
    1452012-09-15L 2-5 @OAK
    1462012-09-16W 9-5 @OAK
    1472012-09-17W 10-4 @SEA
    1482012-09-18W 4-2 @SEA
    1492012-09-19W 3-1 @SEA
    1502012-09-21W 4-2 @BOS
    1512012-09-22W 9-6 @BOS
    1522012-09-23L 1-2 @BOS
    1532012-09-24W 4-1 TOR
    1542012-09-24L 5-9 TOR
    1552012-09-25L 0-4 TOR
    1562012-09-26W 12-2 TOR
    1572012-09-28W 9-1 BOS
    1582012-09-29W 4-3 BOS
    1592012-09-30W 6-3 BOS
    #OctoberGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1602012-10-01L 3-5 @TBA
    1612012-10-02W 1-0 @TBA
    1622012-10-03L 1-4 @TBA
    Total Starts by PositionCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    Win-Loss Record with lineups above:

    93-69
    Matt Wieters 132
    Taylor Teagarden 15
    Ronny Paulino 9
    Luis Exposito 6
    Mark Reynolds 105
    Chris Davis 38
    Wilson Betemit 13
    Nick Johnson 5
    Joe Mahoney 1
    Robert Andino 96
    Omar Quintanilla 27
    Ryan Flaherty 20
    Brian Roberts 17
    Steven Tolleson 2
    Wilson Betemit 69
    Manny Machado 51
    Mark Reynolds 15
    Steven Tolleson 11
    Robert Andino 9
    Ryan Flaherty 7
    J.J. Hardy 158
    Robert Andino 2
    Omar Quintanilla 2
    Nate McLouth 51
    Xavier Avery 23
    Endy Chavez 21
    Steven Pearce 15
    Nolan Reimold 14
    Chris Davis 11
    Lew Ford 9
    Ryan Flaherty 6
    Steven Tolleson 6
    Wilson Betemit 5
    Bill Hall 1
    Adam Jones 161
    Nate McLouth 1
    Nick Markakis 102
    Chris Davis 28
    Endy Chavez 13
    Ryan Flaherty 9
    Steven Pearce 6
    Lew Ford 3
    Bill Hall 1
    Chris Davis 60
    Jim Thome 26
    Nick Johnson 19
    Mark Reynolds 12
    Matt Wieters 9
    Wilson Betemit 8
    Lew Ford 7
    Ronny Paulino 6
    Nick Markakis 2
    Steven Tolleson 2
    Bill Hall 1
    Adam Jones 1


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