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Game Preview: NYY @ DET, 7:05pm, Saturday, August 25, 2007 @Comerica Park

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New York Yankees, 71-57, 2nd, 6½ GB, 3 GB in WC

SP: Chien-Ming Wang (27, RHP, 14-6, 4.10)

   2007 Gamelogs / 2007 Splits / vs. DET Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2007 (14-6)           151.1 161  69  69  39  75  7    4.10      
 2006 (19-6)           218   233  92  88  52  76 12    3.63      
 2005 (8-5)            116.1 113  58  52  32  47  9    4.02      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         4-2  41    56  27  27  12  21  1    5.93   41 
 2007-08-19    DET   W   6     9   3   3   2   6  0      93   46 
 2007-08-13    BAL  ND   6     8   5   5   1   2  1      94   37 
 2007-08-08    TOR   L   2.2   9   8   8   2   3  0      59    9 
 2007-08-03    KCR   W   7     7   1   1   1   3  0      98   61 
 2007-07-29    BAL   W   6     9   3   3   4   1  0      94   39 
 2007-07-24    KCR   W   6     7   4   4   2   3  0      98   43 
 2007-07-19    TOR   L   7.1   7   3   3   0   3  0      89   55 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.DET      4-0  31    30  10  10   8  15  0    2.90   54 
 2007-08-19    DET   W   6     9   3   3   2   6  0      93   46 
 2006-08-30    DET   W   7.2   3   0   0   2   3  0     109   74 
 2006-06-01    DET  ND   4     8   5   5   3   2  0      73   25 
 2005-07-03    DET   W   7     5   0   0   1   2  0      98   68 
 2005-05-25    DET   W   6.1   5   2   2   0   2  0      77   57 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   41-24   Road:   30-33   ExtrInn: 3-6 
 vsRHP:  57-38   vsLHP:  14-19   1-Run:  11-16
 vsEast: 22-25   vsCntrl:26-9    vsWest: 13-15 IL:10-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
128 Fri, Aug 24  @DET  L   6-9 (11)  71-57  2nd  6.5 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
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20:13-7    Last 30:19-11
Detroit Tigers, 69-59, 2nd, 1½ GB, 5 GB in WC

SP: Jeremy Bonderman (24, RHP, 10-6, 4.65)

   2007 Gamelogs / 2007 Splits / vs. NYY Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2007 (10-6)           155   165  88  80  40 138 20    4.65      
 2006 (14-8)           214   214 104  97  64 202 18    4.08      
 2005 (14-13)          189   199 101  96  57 145 21    4.57      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         0-5  42    57  38  36  16  35  8    7.71   38 
 2007-08-19    NYY   L   6     7   4   3   5   5  1     115   44 
 2007-08-14    CLE  ND   7     4   2   2   2   8  1     109   67 
 2007-08-09    TBD   L   6    10   7   7   3   4  1     106   25 
 2007-08-04    CHW   L   7    10   6   6   1   4  2     109   36 
 2007-07-29    LAA   L   2.1   9  11  10   3   4  0      75   -2 
 2007-07-24    CHW   L   7     8   5   5   1   4  2      99   44 
 2007-07-19    MIN  ND   6.2   9   3   3   1   6  1     106   49 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.NYY      1-4  33.2  44  18  16  14  24  3    4.28   46 
 2007-08-19    NYY   L   6     7   4   3   5   5  1     115   44 
 2006-08-31    NYY   L   5.1  11   4   4   3   5  0     103   32 
 2006-05-29    NYY   L   7.1   9   4   4   2   5  0     113   47 
 2005-07-01    NYY   W   9     8   2   2   2   5  1     118   66 
 2005-05-26    NYY   L   6     9   4   3   2   4  1     112   42 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   32-30   Road:   37-29   ExtrInn: 7-7 
 vsRHP:  45-46   vsLHP:  24-13   1-Run:  21-15
 vsEast: 17-14   vsCntrl:25-26   vsWest: 13-15 IL:14-4 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
128 Fri, Aug 24   NYY  W   9-6 (11)  69-59  2nd  1.5 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
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20: 8-12   Last 30:10-20
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Fri, Aug 24, 2007 DET  9  NYY  6 (11)   W:Chad Durbin (8-6), L: Sean Henn (2-2), S: none
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
Season Series: 2007 - NYY leads 3-2; 2006 - NYY won 5-2; 2005 - NYY won 5-1; All-Time - NYY leads 1027-912

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  4.62

WSN  3.96

RA/G

SDP  3.92

KCR  4.80

TBD  5.99

BA

M. Ordonez  .357

K. Johnson  .293

R. Langerhans  .153

OBP

B. Bonds  .493

Y. Escobar  .363

J. Hairston  .253

SLG

R. Braun  .642

R. Zimmerman  .471

N. Punto  .261

OPS

B. Bonds  1.090

W. Betemit  .831

R. Langerhans  .535

ERA

C. Young  2.12

J. Shields  4.09

A. Eaton  6.36

K/9IP

E. Bedard  11.15

D. Lowe  6.29

S. Trachsel  2.81

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New York Yankees Batters (5.97 RS/G) vs. Detroit Tigers Pitchers (5.14 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 38.Bonderman
G/S/vB
34.Byrdak*
G/S/vB
49.Grilli
G/S/vB
59.Jones
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 10/1.825 ··· 1/.000 5/.800 ··· 1/.000 ··· 548/410 .287/.365/.448/.813 .595/.888 .703 102/1.087 17/6 15/4
14.Betemit# G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· ··· 4/.500 1/.000 ··· ··· 233/196 .233/.349/.482/.831 .680/.862 .665 42/.793 0/0 13/4
28.Cabrera# G/S/vP 10/.800 3/1.334 2/.000 1/.000 3/.666 1/no AB 1/2.000 478/338 .293/.348/.430/.778 .694/.792 .831 111/.922 11/4 8/2
24.Cano* G/S/vP 16/.580 6/1.000 ··· 2/.000 6/.533 4/.500 2/1.000 528/350 .305/.354/.480/.835 .842/.831 .810 106/1.037 3/4 13/11
18.Damon* G/S/vP 31/1.131 4/.000 ··· 9/.985 6/.334 10/.829 ··· 469/339 .264/.358/.370/.729 .685/.746 .655 85/.924 20/2 7/1
17.Duncan G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 52/30 .298/.365/.681/1.046 1.209/.926 .461 29/1.046 0/0 6/0
25.Giambi* G/S/vP 21/.629 6/2.100 1/.000 11/1.253 5/.200 6/.167 ··· 214/159 .262/.364/.475/.840 .848/.834 .785 35/.933 1/0 11/0
2.Jeter G/S/vP 26/.820 ··· 3/.333 15/1.082 6/1.667 2/5.000 1/.000 578/438 .323/.393/.440/.833 .850/.827 .837 106/.743 12/8 8/15
55.Matsui* G/S/vP 19/1.537 4/1.000 1/.000 3/1.000 2/no AB 8/.536 ··· 504/340 .305/.375/.520/.895 .794/.944 .863 108/.999 3/1 23/3
26.Molina G/S/vP 8/.500 ··· ··· 1/no AB 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 166/124 .237/.259/.308/.567 .724/.511 .568 31/.633 2/1 0/4
12.Phillips G/S/vP 3/1.167 1/.000 3/.833 1/.000 2/1.000 2/.000 2/1.000 195/139 .290/.328/.375/.703 .628/.732 .606 81/.583 0/2 2/0
20.Posada# G/S/vP 22/.680 7/.572 1/no AB 14/.955 5/.933 8/.500 2/.500 473/327 .335/.419/.543/.961 .924/.978 1.027 84/1.183 2/0 16/4
13.Rodriguez G/S/vP 26/.929 ··· 3/.000 15/.833 5/.000 2/.500 2/.000 567/417 .308/.414/.641/1.055 .918/1.103 1.091 110/1.018 17/2 43/10
IP 155.0 32.2 60.2 51.1 37.1 36.1 18.2 TOTAL .293/.367/.467/.834 .768/.861 .802 94/30 161/68
ERA-K/9 4.65/8.0 4.13/10.7 5.64/7.3 4.56/4.7 4.10/9.2 2.97/6.7 4.82/8.7 4.74/6.6

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Molina (25-11-2)
 Posada (83-25-6)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 660/.270 153/.268 278/.289 222/.271 163/.229 154/.254 86/.229 .272  Cabrera
 Matsui
 Abreu
 Damon
 Duncan
 Betemit
18/99/5/12
98/0/0/5
0/0/124/3
12/45/1/1
1/0/6/1
1/0/1/0
OPS .751 .806 .792 .692 .716 .683 .710 .776
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 375/.786 57/.884 88/.825 125/.719 72/.750 82/.572 29/1.283 .767
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 285/.707 96/.759 190/.777 97/.657 91/.689 72/.814 57/.430 .783
Home 310/.722 74/.827 148/.991 107/.671 98/.736 77/.547 51/.602 .785
Last 28d days 135/.987 57/.929 63/.901 34/.569 31/.336 42/.758 9/1.127
HR/SB/CS 20/16/3 3/2/1 5/0/2 2/1/0 5/6/1 1/1/1 2/2/0 137/63/23
Usage ·····X·· X·X···o· X·····X· ···o···· X··o···· oo····o· ·X·o····
Detroit Tigers Batters (5.56 RS/G) vs. New York Yankees Pitchers (4.77 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 40.Wang
G/S/vB
33.Bruney
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
52.Vizcaino
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
21.Casey* G/S/vP 7/.286 2/1.000 ··· 20/1.256 1/2.000 1/.000 2/.500 7/1.714 423/360 .283/.343/.374/.717 .774/.707 .733 79/.589 2/2 3/2
28.Granderson* G/S/vP 11/1.045 1/.000 ··· 3/.000 1/.000 2/.000 2/.000 1/2.000 545/430 .289/.348/.536/.885 .476/.992 .822 108/.699 15/1 16/5
9.Guillen# G/S/vP 14/.742 1/.000 2/.000 3/.666 1/5.000 ··· 8/.250 6/.333 489/380 .305/.366/.524/.890 1.009/.865 .941 107/.813 11/7 18/23
15.Inge G/S/vP 15/.534 2/1.000 ··· 2/.500 ··· 2/.500 7/.286 5/.400 460/350 .236/.316/.381/.697 .811/.662 .696 89/.528 7/2 12/15
4.Maybin G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 2/.000 1/.000 21/16 .211/.286/.474/.759 .000/1.018 .833 21/.759 2/0 1/0
30.Ordonez G/S/vP 8/.542 ··· 3/.666 9/.444 1/2.000 ··· 13/1.205 4/.500 544/416 .357/.429/.605/1.034 1.261/.966 1.133 110/1.147 4/1 25/1
14.Polanco G/S/vP 3/4.000 1/2.000 1/.000 7/.971 1/no AB ··· 1/.000 5/1.100 493/364 .337/.385/.455/.839 .823/.845 .886 84/.856 4/3 7/1
58.Rabelo# G/S/vP 3/2.333 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 141/123 .283/.328/.386/.714 .745/.710 .541 36/.648 0/0 0/5
25.Raburn G/S/vP 3/1.334 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 1/no AB 1/.000 98/61 .326/.351/.533/.883 .824/.918 .787 70/.712 2/0 3/1
7.Rodriguez G/S/vP 12/.450 2/1.500 1/.000 6/1.166 ··· ··· 22/.914 8/2.036 418/298 .276/.289/.423/.712 .717/.711 .693 71/.621 1/2 10/6
39.Santiago# G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 4/.000 ··· 5/5 .500/.500/.500/1.000 /1.000 1.000 5/1.000 0/0 0/0
3.Sheffield G/S/vP 3/.333 ··· 2/.000 18/.603 ··· ··· 2/.500 6/.167 512/391 .279/.383/.495/.878 .898/.872 .973 77/.544 20/4 24/0
33.Thames G/S/vP 5/.800 1/2.000 1/.000 3/.667 ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 218/144 .246/.280/.498/.777 .845/.742 .860 53/.688 2/1 14/1
IP 151.1 42.1 9.0 50.1 31.0 9.2 56.0 65.1 TOTAL .284/.343/.460/.803 .830/.792 .817 74/27 148/86
ERA-K/9 4.10/4.5 3.40/6.8 0.00/15.0 4.29/6.4 6.10/6.4 5.59/13.9 3.38/9.2 3.72/7.0 4.51/6.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Rabelo (20-8-3)
 Rodriguez (43-15-6)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 630/.278 189/.240 31/.103 225/.260 144/.270 44/.235 233/.266 283/.213 .272  Granderson
 Ordonez
 Thames
 Raburn
 Sheffield
 Maybin
0/125/0/10
0/0/116/3
23/0/9/1
6/7/8/1
7/0/7/1
5/0/0/0
OPS .719 .695 .265 .762 .828 .813 .670 .662 .761
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 321/.818 72/.895 9/.347 111/.891 56/.733 20/1.117 108/.651 119/.736 .812
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 309/.617 117/.583 22/.232 114/.644 88/.891 24/.568 125/.687 164/.609 .725
Road 265/.782 99/.760 21/.296 119/.859 61/1.070 15/.983 125/.652 145/.626 .782
Last 28d days 131/.880 15/.641 31/.265 42/.725 35/1.085 29/.549 58/.807 55/.702
HR/SB/CS 7/9/6 2/4/5 0/0/0 7/9/2 5/0/1 2/2/0 4/2/1 4/5/1 116/111/35
Usage ·····X·· ········ o·o··o·o o···X·X· X··Xo··· X··X·X·· X·X·X·o· X··Xo·X·

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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