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Game Preview: DET @ NYY, 7:05pm, Friday, August 17, 2007 @Yankee Stadium II

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Detroit Tigers, 67-54, 1st, ½ up

SP: Nate Robertson (29, LHP, 7-9, 5.01)

   2007 Gamelogs / 2007 Splits / vs. NYY Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2007 (7-9)            120.1 146  70  67  43  81 15    5.01      
 2006 (13-13)          208.2 206  98  89  67 137 29    3.84      
 2005 (7-16)           196.2 202 113  98  65 122 28    4.48      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         3-3  44.1  51  27  26  15  35  6    5.28   46 
 2007-08-12    OAK   W   5.2   5   4   4   5   6  1     105   44 
 2007-08-07    TBD  ND   7.2   9   3   3   0   9  1      96   58 
 2007-08-01    OAK   L   6     9   3   3   1   2  1      96   43 
 2007-07-27    LAA   L   5.2  10   8   8   2   6  0     109   21 
 2007-07-22    KCR   L   6    11   5   4   1   5  1      96   36 
 2007-07-17    MIN   W   7     3   0   0   2   5  0     102   74 
 2007-07-08    BOS   W   6.1   4   4   4   4   2  2     107   47 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.NYY      1-4  34.1  43  18  18   9  18  3    4.72   47 
 2006-08-30    NYY   L   7    10   2   2   2   4  1     107   51 
 2006-05-31    NYY   L   8.2  10   6   6   2   7  0     120   45 
 2005-07-03    NYY   L   9     9   1   1   1   4  0     110   68 
 2004-07-18    NYY   W   8     6   2   2   1   3  1      86   64 
 2004-07-05    NYY   L   1.2   8   7   7   3   0  1      55    8 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   30-28   Road:   37-26   ExtrInn: 6-6 
 vsRHP:  43-42   vsLHP:  24-12   1-Run:  20-15
 vsEast: 16-11   vsCntrl:24-24   vsWest: 13-15 IL:14-4 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/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
117 Sun, Aug 12   OAK  W  11-6       65-52  1st  0.5 up
116 Sat, Aug 11   OAK  W   5-2       64-52  2nd  0.5 gb
115 Fri, Aug 10   OAK  L  10-16      63-52  2nd  1.5 gb
114 Thu, Aug  9   TBD  L   1-8       63-51  2nd  1.5 gb
113 Wed, Aug  8   TBD  L   1-7       63-50  2nd  0.5 gb
112 Tue, Aug  7   TBD  W   9-6       63-49  2nd  0.5 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20: 7-13   Last 30:12-18
New York Yankees, 67-54, 2nd, 5½ GB, ½ GB in WC

SP: Andy Pettitte (35, LHP, 9-7, 3.93)

   2007 Gamelogs / 2007 Splits / vs. DET Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2007 (9-7)            158   175  75  69  52 103  9    3.93      
 2006 (14-13)          214.1 238 114 100  70 178 27    4.20      
 2005 (17-9)           222.1 188  66  59  41 171 17    2.39      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         5-1  45.2  48  16  16  18  41  1    3.15   55 
 2007-08-12    CLE   W   7.1   7   2   2   2   4  0      97   58 
 2007-08-06    TOR   W   5.2   6   3   3   4   7  0     114   48 
 2007-08-01    CHW   W   7     6   1   1   2   6  0     117   65 
 2007-07-27    BAL   L   7     8   3   3   3   5  0     104   51 
 2007-07-22    TBD   W   6     8   3   3   3   8  1      96   49 
 2007-07-17    TOR  ND   7     7   1   1   3   7  0     116   63 
 2007-07-12    TBD   W   5.2   6   3   3   1   4  0     102   48 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.DET      4-1  35.1  36  16   8   8  26  1    2.04   57 
 2006-06-28    DET   L   6.1  10   5   2   3   3  0     115   39 
 2003-09-10    DET   W   6     3   4   2   3   7  0     108   58 
 2002-09-21    DET   W   7     5   2   2   2   6  0     112   63 
 2002-07-17    DET   W   9    11   1   1   0   6  0     118   67 
 2001-07-24    DET   W   7     7   4   1   0   4  1     115   57 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   38-24   Road:   29-30   ExtrInn: 3-4 
 vsRHP:  54-36   vsLHP:  13-18   1-Run:  11-15
 vsEast: 22-25   vsCntrl:23-8    vsWest: 12-13 IL:10-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/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
117 Sun, Aug 12  @CLE  W   5-3       66-51  2nd  4.0 gb
116 Sat, Aug 11  @CLE  W  11-2       65-51  2nd  5.0 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
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:20-10
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
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
Mon, May 29, 2006 NYY  4 @DET  0    W:Randy Johnson (7-4), L: Jeremy Bonderman (5-4), S: none
Sun, Jul 03, 2005 NYY  1 @DET  0    W:Chien-Ming Wang (5-3), L: Nate Robertson (3-7), S: Mariano Rivera (18)
Sat, Jul 02, 2005 NYY  8 @DET  4    W:Tom Gordon (2-3), L: Troy Percival (1-2), S: none
Season Series: 2007 - DET leads 1-0; 2006 - NYY won 5-2; 2005 - NYY won 5-1; All-Time - NYY leads 1024-911

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  5.91

BAL  4.67

WSN  3.89

RA/G

SDP  3.88

NYY  4.70

TBD  6.04

BA

M. Ordonez  .356

K. Lofton  .291

R. Langerhans  .154

OBP

B. Bonds  .495

S. Stewart  .361

M. Olivo  .254

SLG

R. Braun  .668

A. Ethier  .464

N. Punto  .266

OPS

B. Bonds  1.084

X. Nady  .825

R. Langerhans  .538

ERA

C. Young  1.93

G. Maddux  4.00

A. Eaton  6.36

K/9IP

E. Bedard  11.02

B. Arroyo  6.38

S. Trachsel  3.06

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Detroit Tigers Batters (5.67 RS/G) vs. New York Yankees Pitchers (4.70 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 46.Pettitte*
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/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
21.Casey* G/S/vP 16/1.000 ··· 19/1.329 ··· ··· 1/.000 18/.466 6/2.083 399/341 .290/.351/.387/.738 .771/.732 .719 88/.644 2/2 3/2
28.Granderson* G/S/vP 4/.000 ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 512/404 .293/.351/.543/.894 .485/1.004 .972 114/.828 14/1 16/4
9.Guillen# G/S/vP 23/.816 ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· 7/.286 2/.000 5/.400 458/353 .306/.369/.511/.880 .965/.863 .851 107/.741 10/6 15/23
20.Infante G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 6/.000 2/.000 166/97 .276/.309/.359/.668 .798/.579 .703 39/.823 4/1 2/4
15.Inge G/S/vP 11/.909 ··· 2/.500 ··· ··· 6/.334 6/1.000 3/.666 436/330 .241/.318/.390/.708 .812/.674 .701 97/.583 7/1 12/14
27.Monroe G/S/vP 9/.347 ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 7/.143 6/1.500 2/1.000 372/270 .222/.264/.373/.637 .859/.552 .689 68/.594 0/3 11/3
30.Ordonez G/S/vP 36/1.132 ··· 8/.500 ··· ··· 12/1.045 2/no AB 4/.500 513/389 .356/.430/.595/1.025 1.289/.943 .977 120/.986 2/1 22/1
14.Polanco G/S/vP 4/1.000 ··· 7/.971 ··· ··· 1/.000 20/.628 4/1.000 474/347 .344/.389/.466/.855 .825/.866 .788 97/1.035 4/2 7/0
58.Rabelo# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 133/115 .267/.310/.367/.677 .745/.665 .817 41/.806 0/0 0/5
25.Raburn G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 80/46 .329/.354/.566/.920 .746/1.044 .928 70/.884 2/0 3/1
7.Rodriguez G/S/vP 38/.989 ··· 5/1.400 ··· ··· 21/.883 9/1.194 7/2.047 396/279 .280/.290/.434/.724 .718/.728 .729 75/.645 0/2 10/6
3.Sheffield G/S/vP ··· ··· 17/.643 ··· ··· 1/no AB 17/1.397 6/.167 496/378 .282/.387/.504/.891 .924/.881 .808 93/.601 18/4 24/0
33.Thames G/S/vP 4/.250 ··· 3/.667 ··· ··· 2/.000 2/.000 ··· 199/125 .255/.291/.511/.802 .845/.776 .718 34/.779 2/1 13/1
IP 158.0 5.0 47.1 27.0 4.2 52.0 36.1 61.2 TOTAL .287/.345/.462/.807 .835/.798 .796 65/24 140/83
ERA-K/9 3.93/5.9 0.00/14.4 4.56/6.1 4.00/6.3 7.71/13.4 3.46/9.2 3.47/6.2 3.79/7.0 4.42/6.0

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Rabelo (18-7-3)
 Rodriguez (40-14-6)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 674/.287 17/.067 214/.267 122/.233 23/.250 212/.260 151/.252 265/.206 .271  Granderson
 Monroe
 Ordonez
 Sheffield
 Thames
 Raburn
 Infante
0/118/0/9
97/0/1/6
0/0/110/3
7/0/7/1
21/0/9/1
6/7/7/1
1/12/6/0
OPS .738 .243 .778 .706 .955 .655 .681 .655 .757
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 159/.871 6/.167 105/.900 49/.687 12/1.125 98/.643 62/.766 112/.734 .807
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 515/.698 11/.282 109/.669 73/.719 11/.775 114/.666 89/.619 153/.598 .722
Home 294/.791 3/.000 103/.672 83/.658 23/.955 104/.705 82/.511 134/.704 .746
Last 28d days 143/.695 17/.243 39/.737 34/.753 13/1.018 46/.758 65/.771 51/.539
HR/SB/CS 9/13/5 0/0/0 7/8/2 3/0/0 1/1/0 4/2/1 4/0/0 4/4/1 110/102/31
Usage ····X··· ···o··X· o·o····· ·X······ ·X······ ·X·XX·o· X·Xo·o·· o·o·oo··
New York Yankees Batters (5.91 RS/G) vs. Detroit Tigers Pitchers (5.10 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 29.Robertson*
G/S/vB
34.Byrdak*
G/S/vB
49.Grilli
G/S/vB
59.Jones
G/S/vB
45.Lopez
G/S/vB
31.Miner
G/S/vB
56.Rodney
G/S/vB
44.Seay*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
53.Abreu* G/S/vP 6/.400 ··· ··· 5/.800 2/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· 520/386 .281/.362/.436/.798 .567/.880 .897 111/1.007 15/6 13/4
14.Betemit# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 4/.500 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 221/184 .231/.350/.473/.823 .679/.854 .958 42/.688 0/0 12/4
28.Cabrera# G/S/vP 8/.500 2/2.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 1/no AB 450/314 .297/.351/.443/.794 .717/.806 .735 122/1.028 10/2 8/2
24.Cano* G/S/vP 12/.667 4/1.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 5/.650 2/.000 498/329 .308/.355/.493/.848 .840/.853 .858 117/1.212 3/4 13/10
18.Damon* G/S/vP 19/1.173 3/.000 ··· 9/.985 5/1.100 1/.000 6/.334 9/.944 443/322 .259/.354/.361/.715 .693/.724 .789 93/.919 20/2 6/1
17.Duncan G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 47/28 .310/.383/.738/1.121 1.303/.997 1.438 47/1.121 0/0 6/0
25.Giambi* G/S/vP 13/1.315 5/2.600 1/.000 11/1.253 3/.333 ··· 5/.200 5/.200 199/149 .268/.377/.458/.835 .831/.834 .823 20/.982 1/0 9/0
2.Jeter G/S/vP 16/.626 ··· 1/no AB 15/1.082 2/1.000 2/no AB 5/2.000 2/5.000 552/419 .326/.395/.446/.841 .876/.830 .846 121/.739 12/8 8/15
55.Matsui* G/S/vP 12/.606 2/1.000 ··· 3/1.000 3/2.667 1/.000 1/no AB 7/.619 471/316 .303/.374/.525/.899 .797/.949 .956 119/1.047 3/1 23/3
26.Molina G/S/vP 9/.375 ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 162/120 .234/.247/.305/.552 .725/.489 .566 33/.605 2/1 0/4
12.Phillips G/S/vP 4/1.417 ··· 2/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 171/122 .273/.313/.364/.677 .556/.724 .731 98/.631 0/1 2/0
20.Posada# G/S/vP 13/.658 6/.334 ··· 14/.955 4/.833 1/.000 4/1.250 7/.286 445/308 .334/.416/.531/.947 .923/.957 .898 87/1.056 2/0 14/4
13.Rodriguez G/S/vP 21/1.013 ··· 1/.000 15/.833 4/.000 1/.000 4/.000 2/.500 534/391 .305/.412/.630/1.042 .886/1.095 1.033 118/1.003 15/2 39/10
IP 120.1 29.2 58.1 50.1 14.1 31.1 34.1 34.0 TOTAL .291/.366/.465/.831 .763/.858 .863 89/27 149/67
ERA-K/9 5.01/6.1 3.34/11.5 5.86/7.3 4.65/4.7 3.77/3.8 3.45/6.3 4.46/9.2 3.18/6.6 4.68/6.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Molina (23-10-2)
 Posada (76-22-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 540/.302 138/.257 269/.295 219/.275 61/.250 138/.289 153/.237 145/.254 .272  Cabrera
 Matsui
 Abreu
 Damon
 Duncan
 Betemit
18/92/5/12
93/0/0/5
0/0/117/3
10/44/1/1
1/0/4/1
1/0/1/0
OPS .828 .795 .807 .702 .674 .736 .744 .694 .777
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 126/.702 49/.817 84/.851 123/.730 26/.679 48/.563 66/.769 75/.600 .761
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 414/.868 89/.783 185/.788 96/.664 35/.669 90/.828 87/.723 70/.795 .786
Road 193/.853 75/.776 125/.574 115/.711 26/.569 81/.727 65/.687 73/.840 .760
Last 28d days 145/.935 48/.804 81/.808 39/.650 7/.453 55/.777 21/.348 43/.772
HR/SB/CS 15/4/3 3/2/1 5/0/2 2/1/0 1/0/0 1/2/3 5/5/1 1/1/1 129/58/21
Usage ····X··· o·X·X··X ·o·X··X· X·X··o·· ···X·o·· X··X··X· X·X··Xo· ·X·X·o·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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