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Game Preview: NYY @ CLE, 7:05pm, Saturday, August 11, 2007 @Jacobs Field

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New York Yankees, 64-51, 2nd, 5 GB, tied for WC

SP: Mike Mussina (38, RHP, 7-7, 4.66)

   2007 Gamelogs / 2007 Splits / vs. CLE Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2007 (7-7)            106.1 122  57  55  24  67 13    4.66      
 2006 (15-7)           197.1 184  88  77  35 172 22    3.51      
 2005 (13-8)           179.2 199  93  88  47 142 23    4.41      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         4-2  41.1  50  20  19   8  26  4    4.14   48 
 2007-08-05    KCR   W   6     9   2   2   0   3  1      98   49 
 2007-07-31    CHW   W   6     6   3   3   0   6  1      98   54 
 2007-07-25    KCR   W   5.2   6   1   1   2   4  0      95   55 
 2007-07-20    TBD   L   4.2   7   6   6   3   5  1      93   28 
 2007-07-15    TBD  ND   6    11   3   3   2   0  0      88   36 
 2007-07-04    MIN   L   6     5   4   3   0   5  1      93   53 
 2007-06-29    OAK   W   7     6   1   1   1   3  0      84   63 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.CLE      2-2  28.1  33  20  20  12  27  5    6.35   44 
 2006-07-05    CLE   W   6     5   3   3   1   4  2      81   53 
 2006-06-15    CLE   L   5.2   9   6   6   1   5  1     110   31 
 2005-08-03    CLE   L   4.2   9   6   6   4   7  1     103   25 
 2005-07-07    CLE   W   7     6   2   2   3   5  1     103   59 
 2004-08-23    CLE  ND   5     4   3   3   3   6  0      94   50 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   37-21   Road:   27-30   ExtrInn: 3-3 
 vsRHP:  51-34   vsLHP:  13-17   1-Run:  10-15
 vsEast: 21-23   vsCntrl:21-7    vsWest: 12-13 IL:10-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
115 Fri, Aug 10  @CLE  W   6-1       64-51  2nd  5.0 gb
114 Wed, Aug  8  @TOR  L   4-15      63-51  2nd  6.0 gb
113 Tue, Aug  7  @TOR  W   9-2       63-50  2nd  5.0 gb
112 Mon, Aug  6  @TOR  W   5-4       62-50  2nd  6.0 gb
111 Sun, Aug  5   KCR  W   8-5       61-50  2nd  7.0 gb
110 Sat, Aug  4   KCR  W  16-8       60-50  2nd  7.0 gb
109 Fri, Aug  3   KCR  W   7-1       59-50  2nd  7.0 gb
108 Thu, Aug  2   CHW  L   9-13      58-50  2nd  8.0 gb
107 Wed, Aug  1   CHW  W   8-1       58-49  2nd  7.0 gb
106 Tue, Jul 31   CHW  W  16-3       57-49  2nd  7.0 gb
 Last 10: 8-2    Last 20:15-5    Last 30:22-8 
Cleveland Indians, 65-51, 1st, 1½ up

SP: Paul Byrd (36, RHP, 10-4, 4.13)

   2007 Gamelogs / 2007 Splits / vs. NYY Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2007 (10-4)           135   164  67  62  16  64 16    4.13      
 2006 (10-9)           179   232 120  97  38  88 26    4.88      
 2005 (12-11)          204.1 216  95  85  28 102 22    3.74      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         3-1  48.1  44  19  17  11  16  3    3.17   54 
 2007-08-06    MIN   W   9     4   0   0   1   1  0      99   79 
 2007-08-01    TEX  ND   5.1  10   4   3   2   3  0     107   35 
 2007-07-27    MIN   W   7    10   4   3   2   1  1     101   42 
 2007-07-22    TEX   W   5.2   3   2   2   3   3  0      99   55 
 2007-07-17    CHW  ND   6     6   4   4   2   3  1      99   45 
 2007-07-08    TOR   L   8.1   4   1   1   0   2  0      96   73 
 2007-07-03    DET  ND   7     7   4   4   1   3  1     104   49 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.NYY      0-3  32    40  21  14   6  22  7    3.94   47 
 2006-07-05    NYY   L   3.2  10   9   4   0   2  1      71   17 
 2006-06-13    NYY   L   7     6   1   1   3   6  1     115   64 
 2005-07-30    NYY  ND   7     9   3   3   1   4  1     109   50 
 2002-08-14    NYY  ND   9     8   2   1   0   5  1     126   70 
 2002-08-08    NYY   L   5.1   7   6   5   2   5  3     100   35 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   37-23   Road:   28-28   ExtrInn: 6-4 
 vsRHP:  43-34   vsLHP:  22-17   1-Run:  21-17
 vsEast: 16-15   vsCntrl:26-17   vsWest: 14-10 IL: 9-9 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
116 Fri, Aug 10   NYY  L   1-6       65-51  1st  1.5 up
115 Thu, Aug  9  @CHW  W   7-5       65-50  1st  1.5 up
114 Wed, Aug  8  @CHW  L   4-6 (13)  64-50  1st  0.5 up
113 Tue, Aug  7  @CHW  W   2-1       64-49  1st  0.5 up
112 Mon, Aug  6  @MIN  W   4-0       63-49  1st  0.5 up
111 Sun, Aug  5  @MIN  L   0-1       62-49  1st  0.5 up
110 Sat, Aug  4  @MIN  L   2-3       62-48  1st  0.5 up
109 Fri, Aug  3  @MIN  W   5-2       62-47  1st  0.5 up
108 Thu, Aug  2   TEX  W   5-0       61-47  2nd  0.5 gb
107 Wed, Aug  1   TEX  L   6-9 (10)  60-47  2nd  1.0 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20: 8-12   Last 30:14-16
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Fri, Aug 10, 2007 NYY  6 @CLE  1    W:Philip Hughes (2-1), L: Fausto Carmona (13-7), S: none
Thu, Apr 19, 2007 NYY  8  CLE  6    W:Sean Henn (1-0), L: Joe Borowski (0-1), S: none
Wed, Apr 18, 2007 NYY  9  CLE  2    W:Kei Igawa (1-0), L: Jeremy Sowers (0-1), S: none
Tue, Apr 17, 2007 NYY 10  CLE  3    W:Chase Wright (1-0), L: Jake Westbrook (0-2), S: none

Thu, Jul 06, 2006 NYY 10 @CLE  4    W:Randy Johnson (10-7), L: Cliff Lee (8-6), S: none
Wed, Jul 05, 2006 NYY 11 @CLE  3    W:Mike Mussina (10-3), L: Paul Byrd (6-6), S: none
Tue, Jul 04, 2006 CLE 19  NYY  1    W:Jake Westbrook (7-4), L: Shawn Chacon (4-3), S: none
Mon, Jul 03, 2006 CLE  5  NYY  2    W:Jeremy Sowers (1-1), L: Chien-Ming Wang (8-4), S: Bob Wickman (13)
Thu, Jun 15, 2006 CLE  8 @NYY  4    W:Cliff Lee (5-5), L: Mike Mussina (8-3), S: none
Wed, Jun 14, 2006 NYY  6  CLE  1    W:Randy Johnson (8-5), L: Jason Johnson (3-7), S: none
Season Series: 2007 - NYY leads 4-0; 2006 - NYY won 4-3; 2005 - NYY won 4-3; All-Time - NYY leads 1075-857

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 2007 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

Stat

Best

Middle

Worst

RS/G

NYY  5.95

CIN  4.63

WSN  3.93

RA/G

SDP  3.82

NYY  4.66

TBD  6.13

BA

M. Ordonez  .351

J. Encarnacion  .290

R. Langerhans  .155

OBP

B. Bonds  .497

A. Rios  .360

M. Olivo  .257

SLG

R. Braun  .655

M. Mora  .459

N. Punto  .272

OPS

B. Bonds  1.087

D. Uggla  .815

R. Langerhans  .543

ERA

C. Young  2.02

J. Blanton  4.10

J. Contreras  6.49

K/9IP

E. Bedard  11.06

J. Guthrie  6.31

S. Trachsel  3.15

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New York Yankees Batters (5.95 RS/G) vs. Cleveland Indians Pitchers (4.60 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 36.Byrd
G/S/vB
63.Betancourt
G/S/vB
47.Borowski
G/S/vB
46.Fultz*
G/S/vB
50.Lewis
G/S/vB
40.Mastny
G/S/vB
49.Mujica
G/S/vB
53.Perez*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
53.Abreu* G/S/vP 5/.933 1/2.000 5/.933 7/1.429 ··· 3/.666 ··· ··· 495/363 .284/.364/.433/.797 .576/.878 .703 113/.963 15/6 11/4
14.Betemit# G/S/vP 4/.750 ··· 4/.000 5/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 210/177 .238/.359/.477/.836 .766/.850 .644 46/.972 0/0 11/4
28.Cabrera# G/S/vP 6/1.867 1/.000 2/.000 3/1.334 ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· 422/292 .301/.351/.445/.796 .708/.812 .850 113/1.023 9/2 7/2
24.Cano* G/S/vP 7/.714 ··· 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 475/311 .311/.358/.503/.861 .857/.862 .825 119/1.263 3/4 13/9
18.Damon* G/S/vP 18/.285 4/1.500 4/.500 6/1.300 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 431/311 .257/.355/.357/.712 .699/.717 .641 108/.798 20/2 6/1
17.Duncan G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 39/25 .314/.385/.743/1.128 1.262/1.056 .481 39/1.128 0/0 5/0
25.Giambi* G/S/vP 16/.742 3/.000 3/2.667 8/1.042 ··· 2/.500 1/.000 1/.000 184/135 .260/.375/.429/.804 .849/.782 .751 5/.400 1/0 7/0
2.Jeter G/S/vP 26/1.023 5/.400 3/3.500 3/.333 ··· 2/1.000 ··· 1/2.000 523/394 .330/.400/.457/.857 .878/.850 .842 119/.834 12/8 8/14
55.Matsui* G/S/vP 3/.000 1/.000 3/.666 6/.167 ··· ··· ··· ··· 444/295 .292/.363/.526/.889 .788/.938 .826 119/1.060 3/1 23/3
26.Molina G/S/vP 3/.333 3/.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 148/112 .214/.229/.279/.508 .735/.433 .454 30/.503 2/1 0/4
12.Phillips G/S/vP 5/.400 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 158/114 .287/.327/.385/.712 .568/.765 .634 107/.691 0/0 2/0
20.Posada# G/S/vP 20/.528 1/.000 5/2.300 6/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 429/296 .338/.422/.543/.965 .953/.971 .999 89/1.133 2/0 14/4
13.Rodriguez G/S/vP 15/.564 3/.000 4/1.750 3/1.167 ··· 3/1.666 1/2.000 1/.000 508/370 .300/.409/.628/1.037 .878/1.094 1.037 119/.890 13/2 37/8
IP 135.0 53.0 45.2 22.2 11.2 43.0 10.2 39.2 TOTAL .291/.366/.466/.832 .768/.858 .786 86/26 140/62
ERA-K/9 4.13/4.3 1.53/8.0 4.93/8.1 3.18/7.1 3.09/11.5 4.60/8.8 7.59/5.9 1.82/9.3 4.32/6.3

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Molina (18-9-2)
 Posada (72-21-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 583/.295 191/.183 201/.279 96/.185 53/.250 194/.270 46/.279 156/.174 .270  Cabrera
 Matsui
 Abreu
 Damon
 Betemit
 Duncan
18/86/5/11
89/0/0/5
0/0/111/3
8/44/1/1
0/0/1/0
0/0/3/0
OPS .776 .489 .726 .650 .697 .777 .792 .518 .741
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 300/.794 75/.542 100/.671 52/.652 22/.568 71/.687 19/.787 60/.266 .730
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 283/.756 116/.455 101/.784 44/.646 31/.777 123/.825 27/.796 96/.670 .749
Home 305/.882 88/.512 90/.608 49/.772 40/.905 94/.840 26/.434 96/.500 .734
Last 28d days 141/.701 47/.691 50/.578 11/1.656 53/.697 33/.875 10/.300 53/.444
HR/SB/CS 16/8/0 4/1/3 5/7/2 2/1/0 1/0/1 4/3/2 1/1/0 4/1/1 111/69/31
Usage ····X··· ··X····X ·XXX···X ··o····o ·X····X· ······o· ········ ·oX··X··
Cleveland Indians Batters (5.07 RS/G) vs. New York Yankees Pitchers (4.63 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 35.Mussina
G/S/vB
36.Brower
G/S/vB
62.Chamberlain
G/S/vB
48.Farnsworth
G/S/vB
58.Karstens
G/S/vB
42.Rivera
G/S/vB
47.Villone*
G/S/vB
52.Vizcaino
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
29.Barfield G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 4/.000 421/305 .247/.275/.330/.605 .555/.624 .610 89/.555 13/3 3/13
1.Blake G/S/vP 13/1.045 7/1.738 ··· 3/.333 ··· 4/.917 2/.500 6/1.167 498/345 .264/.339/.445/.784 .851/.756 .682 115/.621 3/4 15/12
13.Cabrera# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 5/4 .000/.250/.000/.250 .000/.333 5/.250 0/0 0/0
25.Garko G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 371/248 .307/.377/.502/.879 .907/.865 .922 96/1.007 0/1 14/6
38.Gutierrez G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 148/79 .277/.315/.474/.789 .922/.671 .992 71/.764 6/0 7/1
48.Hafner* G/S/vP 15/.767 ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· 4/.000 5/.000 3/no AB 478/296 .254/.380/.438/.818 .860/.793 .782 98/.704 1/1 18/0
7.Lofton* G/S/vP 54/.661 11/.364 ··· 3/2.000 ··· 11/.191 11/1.136 6/.750 411/318 .296/.369/.414/.783 .552/.850 .834 95/.657 21/5 7/3
41.Martinez# G/S/vP 18/.230 2/1.500 ··· 3/.333 ··· 6/.666 7/2.114 5/2.750 464/287 .302/.375/.510/.885 .886/.885 .873 111/.738 0/0 18/3
8.Michaels G/S/vP 3/.000 3/1.666 ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· 5/.400 3/2.500 236/112 .269/.319/.421/.740 .840/.634 .757 51/.575 2/3 7/0
33.Nixon* G/S/vP 85/.868 3/2.667 ··· 2/.000 ··· 22/.540 5/.400 2/.000 320/267 .253/.344/.343/.687 .566/.711 .683 56/.773 0/0 3/3
2.Peralta G/S/vP 15/1.181 2/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 3/.666 2/.500 2/.000 477/344 .280/.349/.452/.801 .823/.792 .952 109/.749 3/2 17/15
10.Shoppach G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 127/95 .281/.341/.500/.841 1.246/.718 .865 28/.448 0/0 5/1
24.Sizemore* G/S/vP 13/.237 4/.500 ··· 4/1.250 ··· 3/.000 4/1.250 5/1.000 541/357 .275/.377/.457/.834 .805/.849 .903 124/.734 28/7 19/2
IP 106.1 1.1 4.0 45.1 10.2 48.2 30.1 59.0 TOTAL .266/.341/.427/.768 .800/.755 .798 59/27 134/72
ERA-K/9 4.66/5.7 6.75/6.9 0.00/13.5 4.76/6.2 10.13/3.4 2.77/9.4 3.56/6.2 3.97/6.9 4.37/6.0

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Martinez (52-24-4)
 Shoppach (17-7-2)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 451/.295 7/.500 14/.083 206/.276 57/.380 193/.236 127/.248 255/.211 .269  Lofton
 Michaels
 Nixon
 Blake
 Sizemore
 Gutierrez
11/81/0/6
59/1/22/4
0/0/78/3
0/0/7/2
0/114/0/1
7/5/46/0
OPS .793 1.238 .297 .796 1.069 .586 .642 .675 .756
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 233/.753 1/.000 5/.200 104/.910 27/1.170 90/.564 54/.781 107/.751 .799
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 218/.837 6/1.467 9/.347 102/.689 30/.977 103/.606 73/.535 148/.620 .725
Road 202/.826 7/1.238 14/.297 111/.873 40/1.042 100/.572 65/.879 127/.606 .772
Last 28d days 125/.859 7/1.238 14/.297 45/1.023 31/.948 44/.400 49/.797 52/.529
HR/SB/CS 13/18/1 0/0/0 0/0/0 7/8/2 2/1/0 3/2/1 2/0/0 4/4/1 104/93/29
Usage ·····X·· ···Xo··· ···X···· ··o···X· ··X····· ····Xo·o ··X···X· ····X·Xo

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.

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