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Game Preview: NYY @ DET, 7:05pm, Friday, August 24, 2007 @Comerica Park

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New York Yankees, 71-56, 2nd, 5 GB, 2 GB in WC

SP: Roger Clemens (44, RHP, 5-5, 3.92)

   2007 Gamelogs / 2007 Splits / vs. DET Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2007 (5-5)             78    81  39  34  19  57  6    3.92      
 2006 (7-6)            113.1  89  34  29  29 102  7    2.30      
 2005 (13-8)           211.1 151  51  44  62 185 11    1.87      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         3-2  38.1  47  23  18   9  28  2    4.23   47 
 2007-08-18    DET   W   6    10   2   2   0   8  1     108   52 
 2007-08-07    TOR   W   6     2   1   1   1   6  0      90   69 
 2007-08-02    CHW  ND   1.2   9   8   3   0   0  0      39   15 
 2007-07-28    BAL   L   6.1   8   4   4   3   6  0     113   44 
 2007-07-23    KCR   W   7     4   2   2   0   3  1      94   64 
 2007-07-18    TOR  ND   6     9   1   1   1   3  0      99   52 
 2007-07-13    TBD   L   5.1   5   5   5   4   2  0      89   36 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.DET      3-1  31    32  13  10  10  27  3    2.90   54 
 2007-08-18    DET   W   6    10   2   2   0   8  1     108   52 
 2006-06-27    DET   L   6.1   3   2   1   2   3  0      84   62 
 2003-09-11    DET   W   6.2   7   2   2   2   6  0     122   56 
 2003-06-01    DET  ND   6     7   6   4   1   6  1     107   43 
 2002-09-20    DET   W   6     5   1   1   5   4  1      96   57 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   41-24   Road:   30-32   ExtrInn: 3-5 
 vsRHP:  57-38   vsLHP:  14-18   1-Run:  11-16
 vsEast: 22-25   vsCntrl:26-8    vsWest: 13-15 IL:10-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
127 Wed, Aug 22  @LAA  W   8-2       71-56  2nd  5.0 gb
126 Tue, Aug 21  @LAA  L   9-18      70-56  2nd  6.0 gb
125 Mon, Aug 20  @LAA  L   6-7 (10)  70-55  2nd  5.0 gb
124 Sun, Aug 19   DET  W   9-3       70-54  2nd  4.0 gb
123 Sat, Aug 18   DET  W   5-2       69-54  2nd  5.0 gb
122 Fri, Aug 17   DET  W   6-1       68-54  2nd  5.0 gb
121 Thu, Aug 16   DET  L   5-8       67-54  2nd  5.5 gb
120 Wed, Aug 15   BAL  L   3-6 (10)  67-53  2nd  5.0 gb
119 Tue, Aug 14   BAL  L   0-12      67-52  2nd  5.0 gb
118 Mon, Aug 13   BAL  W   7-6       67-51  2nd  4.0 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:13-7    Last 30:20-10
Detroit Tigers, 68-59, 2nd, 2½ GB, 5 GB in WC

SP: Andrew Miller (22, LHP, 5-4, 4.42)

   2007 Gamelogs / 2007 Splits / vs. NYY Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2007 (5-4)             59    61  32  29  33  52  7    4.42      
 2006 (0-1)             10.1   8   9   7  10   6  0    6.10      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         2-3  35.2  41  24  22  22  37  4    5.55   45 
 2007-08-03    CHW   L   4     7   6   6   1   5  2      81   28 
 2007-07-28    LAA  ND   5     5   2   2   4   4  0     100   49 
 2007-07-23    CHW  ND   4.2  10   5   5   5   7  1     111   26 
 2007-07-18    MIN   W   5     4   1   1   4   5  0      97   56 
 2007-07-12    SEA   L   5     6   3   2   2   6  0      98   49 
 2007-07-06    BOS   W   7     3   1   1   4   6  0     109   69 
 2007-06-30    MIN   L   5     6   6   5   2   4  1      98   35 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.NYY    Has never faced NYY.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   31-30   Road:   37-29   ExtrInn: 6-7 
 vsRHP:  44-46   vsLHP:  24-13   1-Run:  21-15
 vsEast: 16-14   vsCntrl:25-26   vsWest: 13-15 IL:14-4 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
127 Thu, Aug 23   CLE  L   1-3 (10)  68-59  2nd  2.5 gb
126 Wed, Aug 22   CLE  L   8-11      68-58  2nd  1.5 gb
125 Tue, Aug 21   CLE  W   2-1       68-57  2nd  0.5 gb
124 Sun, Aug 19  @NYY  L   3-9       67-57  2nd  1.5 gb
123 Sat, Aug 18  @NYY  L   2-5       67-56  2nd  1.5 gb
122 Fri, Aug 17  @NYY  L   1-6       67-55  2nd  0.5 gb
121 Thu, Aug 16  @NYY  W   8-5       67-54  1st  0.5 up
120 Wed, Aug 15  @CLE  L   2-5       66-54  1st    Tied
119 Tue, Aug 14  @CLE  W   6-2 (10)  66-53  1st  1.0 up
118 Mon, Aug 13   OAK  L   2-7       65-53  1st    Tied
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 7-13   Last 30: 9-21
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sun, Aug 19, 2007 NYY  9  DET  3    W:Chien-Ming Wang (14-6), L: Jeremy Bonderman (10-6), S: Edwar Ramirez (1)
Sat, Aug 18, 2007 NYY  5  DET  2    W:Roger Clemens (5-5), L: Chad Durbin (7-6), S: Mariano Rivera (20)
Fri, Aug 17, 2007 NYY  6  DET  1    W:Andy Pettitte (10-7), L: Nate Robertson (7-10), S: none
Thu, Aug 16, 2007 DET  8 @NYY  5    W:Justin Verlander (13-4), L: Mike Mussina (8-8), S: none

Thu, Aug 31, 2006 NYY  6  DET  4    W:Randy Johnson (15-10), L: Jeremy Bonderman (11-7), S: Mariano Rivera (33)
Wed, Aug 30, 2006 DET  5 @NYY  3    W:Jason Grilli (2-2), L: Scott Proctor (5-4), S: Todd Jones (35)
Wed, Aug 30, 2006 NYY  2  DET  0    W:Chien-Ming Wang (16-5), L: Nate Robertson (11-11), S: Mariano Rivera (32)
Thu, Jun 01, 2006 DET  7  NYY  6    W:Fernando Rodney (4-1), L: Kyle Farnsworth (1-3), S: none
Wed, May 31, 2006 NYY  6 @DET  1    W:Mike Mussina (7-1), L: Nate Robertson (5-3), S: none
Tue, May 30, 2006 NYY 11 @DET  6 (11)   W:Mariano Rivera (3-3), L: Todd Jones (0-2), S: none
Season Series: 2007 - NYY leads 3-1; 2006 - NYY won 5-2; 2005 - NYY won 5-1; All-Time - NYY leads 1027-911

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  5.97

BAL  4.65

WSN  3.93

RA/G

SDP  3.90

BAL  4.79

TBD  5.98

BA

M. Ordonez  .352

J. Pierre  .291

R. Langerhans  .153

OBP

B. Bonds  .493

C. Jackson  .363

J. Hairston  .253

SLG

R. Braun  .643

J. Hermida  .473

N. Punto  .258

OPS

B. Bonds  1.081

K. Youkilis  .830

R. Langerhans  .535

ERA

C. Young  2.12

S. Mitre  4.02

A. Eaton  6.36

K/9IP

E. Bedard  11.15

D. Willis  6.33

S. Trachsel  2.97

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New York Yankees Batters (5.97 RS/G) vs. Detroit Tigers Pitchers (5.13 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 48.Miller*
G/S/vB
34.Byrdak*
G/S/vB
49.Grilli
G/S/vB
59.Jones
G/S/vB
31.Miner
G/S/vB
56.Rodney
G/S/vB
44.Seay*
G/S/vB
54.Zumaya
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
53.Abreu* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 5/.800 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 546/409 .288/.366/.450/.816 .600/.890 .708 108/1.052 17/6 15/4
14.Betemit# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 4/.500 1/2.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 233/196 .233/.349/.482/.831 .680/.862 .665 45/.770 0/0 13/4
28.Cabrera# G/S/vP 1/.000 2/2.000 2/.000 1/.000 1/.000 2/.000 1/no AB 1/2.000 472/336 .295/.350/.434/.784 .717/.790 .845 113/.971 10/3 8/2
24.Cano* G/S/vP ··· 5/1.250 ··· 2/.000 1/no AB 5/.650 3/.000 2/1.000 523/349 .308/.358/.485/.843 .850/.839 .827 109/1.026 3/4 13/11
18.Damon* G/S/vP 1/.000 3/.000 ··· 9/.985 2/1.000 6/.334 9/.944 ··· 464/339 .263/.358/.370/.728 .680/.746 .652 85/.898 20/2 7/1
17.Duncan G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 49/30 .295/.367/.705/1.072 1.303/.926 .423 30/.996 0/0 6/0
25.Giambi* G/S/vP ··· 6/2.100 1/.000 11/1.253 ··· 5/.200 6/.167 ··· 213/158 .264/.366/.478/.844 .848/.840 .793 34/.961 1/0 11/0
2.Jeter G/S/vP 1/.000 ··· 2/.500 15/1.082 2/no AB 5/2.000 2/5.000 1/.000 573/436 .325/.393/.442/.835 .848/.831 .842 109/.696 12/8 8/15
55.Matsui* G/S/vP ··· 3/.666 ··· 3/1.000 2/.000 1/no AB 8/.536 ··· 499/338 .304/.371/.521/.891 .778/.945 .853 111/.959 3/1 23/3
26.Molina G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 166/124 .237/.259/.308/.567 .724/.511 .568 35/.711 2/1 0/4
12.Phillips G/S/vP ··· ··· 3/.833 1/.000 1/2.000 1/2.000 1/.000 2/1.000 190/138 .291/.330/.378/.708 .626/.738 .611 84/.621 0/2 2/0
20.Posada# G/S/vP ··· 7/.572 ··· 14/.955 2/.000 4/1.250 8/.500 2/.500 468/325 .336/.419/.543/.962 .922/.980 1.030 83/1.136 2/0 16/4
13.Rodriguez G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.000 15/.833 2/.500 4/.000 2/.500 2/.000 562/415 .307/.415/.637/1.052 .882/1.109 1.084 113/.975 17/2 42/10
IP 59.0 31.0 59.2 51.1 35.0 35.1 35.1 18.2 TOTAL .293/.367/.468/.835 .766/.863 .804 93/29 160/68
ERA-K/9 4.42/7.9 4.35/11.0 5.73/7.2 4.56/4.7 3.86/6.4 4.33/8.9 3.06/6.6 4.82/8.7 4.75/6.6

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Molina (24-10-2)
 Posada (80-25-6)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 276/.261 147/.273 274/.293 222/.271 158/.297 156/.232 149/.254 78/.203 .273  Cabrera
 Matsui
 Abreu
 Damon
 Duncan
 Betemit
18/98/5/12
97/0/0/5
0/0/123/3
12/45/1/1
1/0/5/1
1/0/1/0
OPS .764 .828 .799 .692 .766 .728 .688 .653 .779
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 60/.421 54/.899 86/.829 125/.719 60/.594 68/.745 78/.576 26/1.154 .766
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 216/.857 93/.786 188/.785 97/.657 98/.871 88/.714 71/.814 52/.409 .788
Home 123/.758 68/.879 144/1.009 107/.671 69/.773 91/.758 72/.549 43/.480 .791
Last 28d days 42/.929 51/1.010 59/.941 34/.569 63/.821 24/.303 38/.806 1/.000
HR/SB/CS 7/10/0 3/2/1 5/0/2 2/1/0 2/3/3 5/5/1 1/1/1 2/2/0 136/62/22
Usage ·X···o·o ·····X·· ··o····X ·X··X··X ··o····X ·····o·· ··o·····
Detroit Tigers Batters (5.54 RS/G) vs. New York Yankees Pitchers (4.74 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 22.Clemens
G/S/vB
62.Chamberlain
G/S/vB
48.Farnsworth
G/S/vB
34.Henn*
G/S/vB
31.Ramirez
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
21.Casey* G/S/vP 18/.457 ··· 20/1.256 ··· 1/.000 2/.500 18/.466 6/2.083 416/354 .286/.346/.378/.724 .753/.720 .750 77/.632 2/2 3/2
28.Granderson* G/S/vP 7/.000 ··· 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 534/421 .286/.346/.528/.874 .486/.977 .796 106/.638 14/1 16/5
9.Guillen# G/S/vP 27/.638 2/.000 2/1.000 ··· ··· 7/.286 2/.000 6/.333 478/370 .305/.366/.522/.888 .967/.874 .940 101/.827 11/7 17/23
15.Inge G/S/vP 11/1.145 ··· 2/.500 ··· 1/.000 6/.334 6/1.000 4/.500 451/341 .239/.314/.385/.699 .811/.664 .701 88/.523 7/2 12/15
4.Maybin G/S/vP 3/3.500 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 16/11 .267/.313/.600/.913 .000/1.355 1.500 16/.913 0/0 1/0
30.Ordonez G/S/vP 34/.772 2/1.000 9/.444 ··· ··· 12/1.045 2/no AB 4/.500 533/406 .352/.425/.594/1.019 1.255/.947 1.105 108/1.055 4/1 24/1
14.Polanco G/S/vP 5/.400 ··· 7/.971 ··· ··· 1/.000 20/.628 4/1.000 482/354 .341/.387/.460/.847 .818/.858 .903 82/1.014 4/2 7/0
58.Rabelo# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 137/119 .282/.323/.387/.710 .745/.705 .523 32/.624 0/0 0/5
25.Raburn G/S/vP 3/.833 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 93/56 .341/.359/.557/.916 .824/.974 .857 69/.702 2/0 3/1
7.Rodriguez G/S/vP 52/.759 1/.000 5/1.400 ··· ··· 21/.883 9/1.194 8/2.036 412/292 .279/.289/.427/.716 .717/.716 .700 74/.586 0/2 10/6
39.Santiago# G/S/vP 11/.733 ··· ··· ··· ··· 4/.000 ··· ··· 1/1 1.000/1.000/1.000/2.000 /2.000 2.000 1/2.000 0/0 0/0
3.Sheffield G/S/vP 19/1.354 2/.000 18/.603 ··· ··· 2/.500 17/1.397 6/.167 512/391 .279/.383/.495/.878 .898/.872 .973 82/.525 20/4 24/0
33.Thames G/S/vP 6/.000 ··· 3/.667 ··· ··· 2/.000 2/.000 ··· 209/135 .247/.282/.505/.787 .845/.755 .889 44/.715 2/1 14/1
IP 78.0 8.0 49.1 30.1 8.2 55.0 36.2 64.1 TOTAL .285/.342/.460/.802 .825/.794 .818 69/26 146/85
ERA-K/9 3.92/6.6 0.00/15.8 4.38/6.4 5.34/6.2 6.23/14.5 3.44/9.2 4.42/6.1 3.78/6.9 4.48/6.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Rabelo (20-8-3)
 Rodriguez (42-14-6)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 328/.268 28/.115 222/.264 139/.254 40/.258 227/.266 156/.255 278/.213 .272  Granderson
 Ordonez
 Thames
 Raburn
 Sheffield
 Maybin
0/123/0/10
0/0/115/3
22/0/9/1
6/7/7/1
7/0/7/1
4/0/0/0
OPS .699 .294 .773 .778 .868 .662 .697 .662 .759
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 140/.621 9/.347 110/.900 54/.723 19/1.188 107/.658 63/.753 117/.731 .808
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 188/.756 19/.269 112/.657 85/.813 21/.594 120/.667 93/.658 161/.613 .725
Road 153/.715 18/.347 116/.883 56/.962 11/1.232 119/.636 74/.914 140/.625 .780
Last 28d days 92/.837 28/.294 39/.789 42/.999 25/.588 52/.786 55/.886 50/.706
HR/SB/CS 6/11/3 0/0/0 7/9/2 4/0/0 2/1/0 4/2/1 4/0/0 4/4/1 114/107/34
Usage ·····X·· ·o··o·o· ···X·X·o ··Xo···· ··X·X··· ·X·X·o·· ··X····X ··Xo·X·o

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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