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Game Preview: DET @ NYY, 3:55pm, Saturday, August 18, 2007 @Yankee Stadium II

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Detroit Tigers, 67-55, 2nd, ½ GB, 1½ GB in WC

SP: Chad Durbin (29, RHP, 7-5, 4.68)

   2007 Gamelogs / 2007 Splits / vs. NYY Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2007 (7-5)            107.2 110  59  56  44  61 16    4.68      
 2006 (0-0)              6     6   1   1   0   3  1    1.50      
 2004 (6-7)             60.2  72  50  47  35  48 11    6.97      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         2-4  37.2  42  22  20  15  17  5    4.78   45 
 2007-08-13    OAK   L   4.1   6   6   5   4   3  1      86   28 
 2007-08-08    TBD   L   4.1   6   3   3   2   3  0      71   40 
 2007-06-19    WSN   W   6     5   1   1   0   5  0      84   63 
 2007-06-14    MIL   L   3.2   8   2   2   2   0  0      81   35 
 2007-06-08    NYM   L   8     6   3   3   1   4  2      84   61 
 2007-06-02    CLE   W   5.1   8   5   5   3   1  2     115   30 
 2007-05-28    TBD  ND   6     3   2   1   3   1  0      88   58 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.NYY      0-0   6     4   4   3   3   5  0    4.50   52 
 2000-04-16    NYY  ND   6     4   4   3   3   5  0      97   52 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   30-28   Road:   37-27   ExtrInn: 6-6 
 vsRHP:  43-42   vsLHP:  24-13   1-Run:  20-15
 vsEast: 16-12   vsCntrl:24-24   vsWest: 13-15 IL:14-4 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/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
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
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20: 7-13   Last 30:11-19
New York Yankees, 68-54, 2nd, 5 GB, ½ GB in WC

SP: Roger Clemens (44, RHP, 4-5, 4.00)

   2007 Gamelogs / 2007 Splits / vs. DET Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2007 (4-5)             72    71  37  32  19  49  5    4.00      
 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         2-2  40.1  42  22  17  10  23  1    3.79   50 
 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 
 2007-07-07    LAA  ND   8     5   1   1   1   3  0      98   70 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.DET      2-1  32    29  14  11  10  26  2    3.09   55 
 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 
 2002-09-08    DET  ND   7     7   3   3   0   7  0     139   58 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   39-24   Road:   29-30   ExtrInn: 3-4 
 vsRHP:  54-36   vsLHP:  14-18   1-Run:  11-15
 vsEast: 22-25   vsCntrl:24-8    vsWest: 12-13 IL:10-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/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
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
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:13-7    Last 30:20-10
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
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
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)
Season Series: 2007 - Tied 1-1; 2006 - NYY won 5-2; 2005 - NYY won 5-1; All-Time - NYY leads 1025-911

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  4.65

WSN  3.88

RA/G

SDP  3.88

NYY  4.67

TBD  6.01

BA

M. Ordonez  .355

C. Floyd  .290

R. Langerhans  .153

OBP

B. Bonds  .495

J. Hermida  .361

M. Olivo  .254

SLG

R. Braun  .662

C. Guzman  .468

N. Punto  .265

OPS

B. Bonds  1.081

M. Byrd  .824

R. Langerhans  .535

ERA

C. Young  1.93

G. Maddux  4.00

A. Eaton  6.36

K/9IP

E. Bedard  11.02

G. Meche  6.38

A. Cook  3.31

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Detroit Tigers Batters (5.63 RS/G) vs. New York Yankees Pitchers (4.67 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/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
21.Casey* G/S/vP 18/.457 ··· 19/1.329 ··· ··· 1/.000 18/.466 6/2.083 402/341 .288/.348/.384/.732 .731/.732 .709 88/.621 2/2 3/2
28.Granderson* G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 516/404 .291/.350/.540/.890 .478/1.003 .963 114/.823 14/1 16/4
9.Guillen# G/S/vP 24/.634 ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· 7/.286 2/.000 5/.400 462/354 .305/.368/.511/.879 .967/.861 .850 107/.741 10/7 15/23
15.Inge G/S/vP 8/1.071 ··· 2/.500 ··· ··· 6/.334 6/1.000 3/.666 439/330 .242/.318/.392/.710 .819/.675 .705 97/.616 7/1 12/14
4.Maybin G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 4/ .000/.000/.000/.000 .000/ .000 4/.000 0/0 0/0
30.Ordonez G/S/vP 31/.855 ··· 8/.500 ··· ··· 12/1.045 2/no AB 4/.500 517/390 .355/.428/.592/1.020 1.255/.946 .970 120/.987 2/1 22/1
14.Polanco G/S/vP 5/.400 ··· 7/.971 ··· ··· 1/.000 20/.628 4/1.000 474/347 .344/.389/.466/.855 .825/.866 .787 93/1.083 4/2 7/0
58.Rabelo# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 133/115 .267/.310/.367/.677 .745/.666 .818 41/.806 0/0 0/5
25.Raburn G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 83/46 .342/.366/.582/.948 .824/1.044 .975 73/.917 2/0 3/1
7.Rodriguez G/S/vP 49/.765 ··· 5/1.400 ··· ··· 21/.883 9/1.194 7/2.047 400/280 .280/.290/.433/.723 .717/.725 .724 76/.663 0/2 10/6
39.Santiago# G/S/vP 11/.733 ··· ··· ··· ··· 4/.000 ··· ··· / /// / / / /
3.Sheffield G/S/vP 16/1.163 ··· 17/.643 ··· ··· 1/no AB 17/1.397 6/.167 500/379 .279/.384/.499/.883 .898/.878 .795 93/.540 18/4 24/0
33.Thames G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 3/.667 ··· ··· 2/.000 2/.000 ··· 199/125 .255/.291/.511/.802 .845/.776 .717 34/.779 2/1 13/1
IP 72.0 6.0 47.1 27.0 4.2 52.0 36.1 61.2 TOTAL .286/.344/.461/.805 .826/.797 .793 65/25 140/83
ERA-K/9 4.00/6.1 0.00/13.5 4.56/6.1 4.00/6.3 7.71/13.4 3.46/9.2 3.47/6.2 3.79/7.0 4.40/6.0

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Rabelo (18-7-3)
 Rodriguez (41-14-6)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 300/.257 21/.105 214/.267 122/.233 23/.250 212/.260 151/.252 265/.206 .270  Granderson
 Ordonez
 Thames
 Raburn
 Sheffield
 Maybin
0/119/0/9
0/0/111/3
21/0/9/1
6/7/7/1
7/0/7/1
1/0/0/0
OPS .677 .296 .778 .706 .955 .655 .680 .655 .755
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 133/.640 7/.143 105/.900 49/.687 12/1.125 98/.643 62/.766 112/.734 .804
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 167/.706 14/.368 109/.669 73/.720 11/.775 114/.667 89/.620 153/.598 .721
Home 147/.640 7/.286 103/.673 83/.659 23/.955 104/.705 82/.511 134/.704 .743
Last 28d days 90/.711 21/.296 39/.737 34/.753 8/.250 46/.758 62/.776 51/.540
HR/SB/CS 5/10/2 0/0/0 7/8/2 3/0/0 1/1/0 4/2/1 4/0/0 4/4/1 110/102/32
Usage ········ o···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 (5.11 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 52.Durbin
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 ··· ··· ··· 5/.800 2/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· 524/387 .285/.365/.439/.803 .600/.877 .906 110/1.076 16/6 13/4
14.Betemit# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 4/.500 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 221/184 .231/.350/.473/.823 .680/.854 .958 42/.689 0/0 12/4
28.Cabrera# G/S/vP ··· 2/2.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 1/no AB 450/314 .297/.351/.443/.795 .717/.806 .735 121/1.037 10/2 8/2
24.Cano* G/S/vP ··· 4/1.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 5/.650 2/.000 502/330 .310/.357/.494/.850 .848/.850 .861 117/1.197 3/4 13/10
18.Damon* G/S/vP 16/.464 3/.000 ··· 9/.985 5/1.100 1/.000 6/.334 9/.944 448/323 .256/.353/.358/.710 .680/.722 .776 93/.896 20/2 6/1
17.Duncan G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 47/28 .310/.383/.738/1.121 1.303/.997 1.438 43/1.185 0/0 6/0
25.Giambi* G/S/vP 16/1.716 5/2.600 1/.000 11/1.253 3/.333 ··· 5/.200 5/.200 203/150 .273/.379/.494/.873 .881/.867 .900 24/1.245 1/0 11/0
2.Jeter G/S/vP 3/.333 ··· 1/no AB 15/1.082 2/1.000 2/no AB 5/2.000 2/5.000 556/419 .323/.392/.442/.835 .848/.830 .833 121/.704 12/8 8/15
55.Matsui* G/S/vP ··· 2/1.000 ··· 3/1.000 3/2.667 1/.000 1/no AB 7/.619 475/317 .302/.373/.523/.895 .794/.946 .948 118/1.074 3/1 23/3
26.Molina G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 162/120 .234/.247/.305/.552 .724/.490 .566 33/.605 2/1 0/4
12.Phillips G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 175/123 .285/.324/.380/.703 .626/.735 .777 98/.630 0/1 2/0
20.Posada# G/S/vP ··· 6/.334 ··· 14/.955 4/.833 1/.000 4/1.250 7/.286 449/309 .332/.414/.527/.941 .913/.954 .888 88/1.018 2/0 14/4
13.Rodriguez G/S/vP 3/.333 ··· 1/.000 15/.833 4/.000 1/.000 4/.000 2/.500 538/392 .304/.411/.628/1.039 .889/1.092 1.029 119/1.008 15/2 39/10
IP 107.2 29.2 58.1 50.1 16.1 31.1 34.1 34.0 TOTAL .292/.366/.466/.832 .768/.858 .865 90/27 151/67
ERA-K/9 4.68/5.1 3.34/11.5 5.86/7.3 4.65/4.7 3.86/3.9 3.45/6.3 4.46/9.2 3.18/6.6 4.69/6.7

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

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 473/.266 138/.257 269/.295 219/.275 69/.250 138/.289 153/.237 145/.254 .272  Cabrera
 Matsui
 Abreu
 Damon
 Duncan
 Betemit
18/93/5/12
94/0/0/5
0/0/118/3
10/45/1/1
1/0/4/1
1/0/1/0
OPS .769 .795 .807 .702 .702 .736 .743 .694 .778
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 223/.743 49/.817 84/.851 123/.731 32/.720 48/.562 66/.770 75/.600 .765
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 250/.793 89/.784 185/.788 96/.664 37/.688 90/.828 87/.723 70/.796 .786
Road 285/.688 75/.775 125/.574 115/.711 34/.649 81/.726 65/.687 73/.840 .763
Last 28d days 80/.831 48/.804 78/.842 39/.650 15/.695 55/.777 21/.348 43/.772
HR/SB/CS 16/5/1 3/2/1 5/0/2 2/1/0 2/0/0 1/2/3 5/5/1 1/1/1 131/59/21
Usage ····X··· ·o·X·X·· ··o·X··X ·X·X··o· X···X·o· ·X··X··X ·X·X··Xo ··X·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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