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Game Preview: BOS @ NYY, 1:05pm, Thursday, August 30, 2007 @Yankee Stadium II

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Boston Red Sox, 80-53, 1st, 6 up

SP: Curt Schilling (40, RHP, 8-5, 4.11)

   2007 Gamelogs / 2007 Splits / vs. NYY Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2007 (8-5)            118.1 134  57  54  20  82 16    4.11      
 2006 (15-7)           204   220  90  90  28 183 28    3.97      
 2005 (8-8)             93.1 121  59  59  22  87 12    5.69      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         3-3  42.1  45  23  21   4  20  6    4.46   49 
 2007-08-24    CHW   W   6     3   1   1   1   3  1      99   64 
 2007-08-18    LAA   W   6     8   5   5   0   3  2      85   39 
 2007-08-12    BAL  ND   6     5   1   0   0   0  0      92   60 
 2007-08-06    LAA   L   6     9   4   4   0   5  1      83   43 
 2007-06-18    ATL   L   4.1  10   6   6   2   0  1      81   17 
 2007-06-13    COL   L   5     9   6   5   1   5  1      98   31 
 2007-06-07    OAK   W   9     1   0   0   0   4  0     100   89 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.NYY      1-1  33    39  21  20   3  21 10    5.45   47 
 2007-06-02    NYY  ND   5     9   4   4   1   2  2      75   34 
 2007-05-23    NYY   L   6    12   6   5   0   3  2      93   29 
 2007-04-20    NYY  ND   7     8   5   5   1   5  2      99   45 
 2006-08-20    NYY  ND   7     6   3   3   1   7  1     109   59 
 2006-06-08    NYY   W   8     4   3   3   0   4  3      96   66 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   40-23   Road:   40-30   ExtrInn: 2-5 
 vsRHP:  58-32   vsLHP:  22-21   1-Run:  18-20
 vsEast: 30-19   vsCntrl:20-11   vsWest: 18-17 IL:12-6 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
133 Wed, Aug 29  @NYY  L   3-4       80-53  1st  6.0 up
132 Tue, Aug 28  @NYY  L   3-5       80-52  1st  7.0 up
131 Sun, Aug 26  @CHW  W  11-1       80-51  1st  7.5 up
130 Sat, Aug 25  @CHW  W  14-2       79-51  1st  6.5 up
129 Fri, Aug 24  @CHW  W  10-1       78-51  1st  6.5 up
128 Fri, Aug 24  @CHW  W  11-3       77-51  1st  6.5 up
127 Wed, Aug 22  @TBD  L   1-2       76-51  1st  5.0 up
126 Tue, Aug 21  @TBD  W   8-6       76-50  1st  6.0 up
125 Mon, Aug 20  @TBD  W   6-0       75-50  1st  5.0 up
124 Sun, Aug 19   LAA  L   1-3       74-50  1st  4.0 up
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:17-13
New York Yankees, 74-59, 2nd, 6 GB, tied for WC

SP: Chien-Ming Wang (27, RHP, 15-6, 3.95)

   2007 Gamelogs / 2007 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2007 (15-6)           159.1 166  71  70  41  81  7    3.95      
 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         5-1  41.2  54  26  25  14  24  1    5.40   44 
 2007-08-25    DET   W   8     5   2   1   2   6  0     107   70 
 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 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.BOS      3-2  29    39  15  15  13  12  3    4.66   43 
 2007-06-01    BOS   W   5.2  10   3   3   2   1  0     110   36 
 2007-05-21    BOS   W   6.1   7   2   2   3   5  0     114   53 
 2007-04-29    BOS   L   6     6   4   4   3   1  2      84   42 
 2006-09-16    BOS   L   5     9   3   3   1   3  0      87   39 
 2006-08-18    BOS   W   6     7   3   3   4   2  1      90   44 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   43-24   Road:   31-35   ExtrInn: 3-6 
 vsRHP:  60-40   vsLHP:  14-19   1-Run:  12-17
 vsEast: 24-25   vsCntrl:27-11   vsWest: 13-15 IL:10-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
133 Wed, Aug 29   BOS  W   4-3       74-59  2nd  6.0 gb
132 Tue, Aug 28   BOS  W   5-3       73-59  2nd  7.0 gb
131 Mon, Aug 27  @DET  L   0-16      72-59  2nd  8.0 gb
130 Sun, Aug 26  @DET  L   4-5       72-58  2nd  7.5 gb
129 Sat, Aug 25  @DET  W   7-2       72-57  2nd  6.5 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
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:19-11
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Wed, Aug 29, 2007 NYY  4  BOS  3    W:Roger Clemens (6-5), L: Josh Beckett (16-6), S: Mariano Rivera (22)
Tue, Aug 28, 2007 NYY  5  BOS  3    W:Andy Pettitte (12-7), L: Daisuke Matsuzaka (13-11), S: Mariano Rivera (21)
Sun, Jun 03, 2007 NYY  6 @BOS  5    W:Brian Bruney (2-1), L: Jonathan Papelbon (0-1), S: Mariano Rivera (5)
Sat, Jun 02, 2007 BOS 11  NYY  6    W:Hideki Okajima (1-0), L: Scott Proctor (0-3), S: none
Fri, Jun 01, 2007 NYY  9 @BOS  5    W:Chien-Ming Wang (4-4), L: Tim Wakefield (5-6), S: none
Wed, May 23, 2007 NYY  8  BOS  3    W:Andy Pettitte (3-3), L: Curt Schilling (4-2), S: none
Tue, May 22, 2007 BOS  7 @NYY  3    W:Julian Tavarez (3-4), L: Mike Mussina (2-3), S: none
Mon, May 21, 2007 NYY  6  BOS  2    W:Chien-Ming Wang (3-3), L: Tim Wakefield (4-5), S: none
Sun, Apr 29, 2007 BOS  7 @NYY  4    W:Julian Tavarez (1-2), L: Chien-Ming Wang (0-2), S: Jonathan Papelbon (8)
Sat, Apr 28, 2007 NYY  3  BOS  1    W:Kei Igawa (2-1), L: Tim Wakefield (2-3), S: Mariano Rivera (1)
Season Series: 2007 - Tied 7-7; 2006 - NYY won 11-8; 2005 - NYY won 10-9; All-Time - NYY leads 1096-914

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  5.89

CHC  4.60

WSN  3.98

RA/G

BOS  3.94

KCR  4.79

TBD  5.95

BA

M. Ordonez  .356

M. Ramirez  .292

R. Langerhans  .153

OBP

B. Bonds  .489

T. Tulowitzki  .362

J. Hairston  .253

SLG

R. Braun  .641

M. Reynolds  .472

N. Punto  .254

OPS

B. Bonds  1.073

D. Pedroia  .824

R. Langerhans  .535

ERA

C. Young  2.12

C. Gaudin  4.06

A. Eaton  6.23

K/9IP

E. Bedard  10.93

J. Weaver  6.36

S. Trachsel  2.88

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Boston Red Sox Batters (5.29 RS/G) vs. New York Yankees Pitchers (4.81 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 40.Wang
G/S/vB
39.Britton
G/S/vB
33.Bruney
G/S/vB
62.Chamberlain
G/S/vB
48.Farnsworth
G/S/vB
31.Ramirez
G/S/vB
42.Rivera
G/S/vB
52.Vizcaino
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
36.Cash G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 16/4 .182/.438/.273/.710 .450/2.000 .913 16/.710 0/0 0/0
13.Cora* G/S/vP 16/.813 ··· 6/.666 ··· 9/.333 ··· 6/.666 5/.200 200/176 .254/.309/.395/.705 .467/.740 .785 35/.678 1/1 2/4
10.Crisp# G/S/vP 19/.780 ··· 5/.400 ··· 7/1.166 ··· 10/.600 8/.250 505/359 .268/.331/.383/.713 .730/.707 .678 99/.583 21/5 5/1
7.Drew* G/S/vP 6/.000 ··· 3/.000 1/.000 13/1.811 ··· 1/.000 9/1.111 450/333 .260/.360/.390/.750 .632/.792 .751 88/.835 2/2 7/6
12.Hinske* G/S/vP 21/1.524 ··· 4/.250 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 11/.546 1/.000 160/143 .201/.325/.410/.735 .853/.722 .616 29/.795 3/0 5/3
32.Kielty# G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/no AB ··· 5/.400 5/.250 67/24 .259/.313/.345/.658 .611/.726 .853 27/.892 0/0 1/0
25.Lowell G/S/vP 23/.515 2/2.000 7/.286 1/2.000 21/.572 ··· 8/.661 11/1.212 529/371 .324/.378/.508/.886 .895/.883 .806 113/1.006 2/2 17/15
23.Lugo G/S/vP 33/.583 1/.000 4/1.167 ··· 16/.467 ··· 16/.464 10/.833 526/373 .238/.295/.347/.642 .686/.624 .523 101/.758 28/6 6/16
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 29/1.461 3/.333 1/no AB 1/.000 10/.300 ··· 20/.979 5/.200 542/361 .322/.432/.581/1.013 .758/1.147 1.010 111/1.058 2/0 25/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 3/2.667 2/.000 2/1.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 3/.333 4/2.000 459/300 .316/.389/.435/.824 .826/.822 .770 103/.822 5/1 6/5
24.Ramirez G/S/vP 26/1.518 2/.500 3/.666 ··· 7/.715 ··· 41/.565 9/1.111 548/388 .292/.385/.495/.880 1.092/.796 .871 100/.775 0/0 20/2
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 12/.416 1/.000 3/1.167 ··· 4/1.167 ··· 31/.870 7/1.096 422/298 .264/.363/.417/.779 .820/.762 .744 82/.741 1/1 12/5
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 24/1.098 3/.333 4/.500 1/no AB 10/1.278 ··· 6/.533 5/.200 544/387 .290/.388/.457/.845 .841/.846 .891 117/.742 3/2 14/3
IP 159.1 5.0 44.2 10.0 52.0 10.2 58.1 67.1 TOTAL .278/.361/.439/.800 .799/.800 .779 69/21 131/70
ERA-K/9 3.95/4.6 1.80/3.6 3.22/6.4 0.00/15.3 4.50/6.8 5.91/13.5 3.24/9.1 3.61/7.0 4.54/6.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Cash (3-2-0)
 Varitek (51-17-3)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 659/.273 17/.063 198/.239 36/.121 233/.261 49/.237 240/.258 291/.208 .271  Ramirez
 Crisp
 Kielty
 Drew
 Hinske
115/0/0/8
0/122/0/5
6/1/11/1
0/3/108/1
21/0/12/1
OPS .706 .368 .689 .316 .773 .875 .650 .652 .762
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 337/.782 5/.000 75/.884 12/.258 115/.870 21/1.143 112/.627 122/.716 .806
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 322/.627 12/.530 123/.579 24/.345 118/.684 28/.688 128/.670 169/.606 .731
Home 365/.674 7/.143 90/.625 15/.343 111/.703 29/.721 115/.647 142/.687 .740
Last 28d days 131/.785 / 16/.517 36/.316 41/.746 34/.665 60/.710 51/.567
HR/SB/CS 7/11/6 1/0/0 2/4/5 0/0/0 8/9/2 3/2/0 4/2/1 4/5/1 124/115/36
Usage ····X··· ········ ··X·o··· ·X···o·o X··X·o·· ··X··X·· oo···X·X X··X·X··
New York Yankees Batters (5.89 RS/G) vs. Boston Red Sox Pitchers (3.94 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 38.Schilling
G/S/vB
17.Delcarmen
G/S/vB
83.Gagne
G/S/vB
48.Lopez*
G/S/vB
37.Okajima*
G/S/vB
58.Papelbon
G/S/vB
39.Snyder
G/S/vB
50.Timlin
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
53.Abreu* G/S/vP 38/.881 2/3.000 5/.400 15/.277 3/.333 7/.571 4/1.250 9/.985 569/428 .287/.367/.442/.810 .582/.887 .906 105/1.010 21/6 15/4
14.Betemit# G/S/vP 3/1.667 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/1.500 ··· 1/.000 243/205 .223/.339/.460/.799 .661/.827 .952 51/.673 0/0 13/6
28.Cabrera# G/S/vP 16/.846 2/1.000 1/.000 2/1.500 2/.000 4/1.750 8/.536 4/1.000 496/356 .295/.348/.432/.780 .694/.793 .730 111/.853 11/5 8/2
24.Cano* G/S/vP 26/.865 4/2.083 1/.000 4/.250 6/1.000 5/.650 5/.800 6/1.000 547/368 .300/.349/.479/.828 .837/.824 .853 107/.863 3/4 14/11
18.Damon* G/S/vP 27/.796 1/.000 1/.000 1/2.000 2/.000 8/.000 18/.922 20/.200 490/360 .265/.355/.385/.740 .685/.760 .818 90/.873 20/2 9/1
17.Duncan G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 53/31 .292/.358/.667/1.025 1.209/.894 1.438 25/.737 0/0 6/0
25.Giambi* G/S/vP 35/.922 2/.500 4/4.000 3/1.167 4/.500 5/1.067 2/2.000 19/.223 224/168 .264/.362/.482/.843 .832/.845 .887 45/.925 1/0 12/0
2.Jeter G/S/vP 50/.654 2/.000 ··· ··· 2/1.000 9/.347 4/1.000 31/.817 594/454 .319/.389/.440/.830 .850/.823 .846 103/.697 12/8 9/15
55.Matsui* G/S/vP 30/.919 1/.000 2/1.000 2/1.000 4/.833 3/.000 3/.666 8/1.232 524/358 .305/.374/.519/.893 .797/.937 .920 110/.895 3/1 23/3
26.Molina G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/2.000 170/128 .238/.259/.306/.565 .724/.511 .566 32/.657 2/1 0/4
12.Phillips G/S/vP ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 200/144 .287/.325/.370/.695 .628/.720 .778 68/.641 0/2 2/0
20.Posada# G/S/vP 41/1.088 4/1.500 1/.000 2/.500 6/.167 4/.000 2/1.500 15/.833 488/341 .333/.416/.537/.953 .928/.963 .914 84/.884 2/0 16/4
13.Rodriguez G/S/vP 41/.832 1/.000 2/1.000 ··· 3/1.167 5/1.400 6/1.000 22/.868 586/435 .306/.415/.636/1.050 .911/1.097 1.028 111/1.137 19/2 44/10
IP 118.1 31.1 43.1 33.0 61.2 46.2 47.2 45.1 TOTAL .291/.365/.466/.831 .765/.856 .867 100/31 167/70
ERA-K/9 4.11/6.2 2.30/8.9 3.74/8.7 2.73/5.5 1.17/7.7 1.74/13.7 3.78/6.4 2.78/4.4 3.73/7.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Molina (26-11-2)
 Posada (86-26-8)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 503/.282 127/.202 183/.246 141/.242 235/.172 181/.146 210/.232 177/.222 .246  Cabrera
 Matsui
 Abreu
 Damon
 Duncan
 Betemit
18/104/5/12
99/0/0/5
0/0/129/3
16/45/1/1
2/0/6/1
1/0/1/0
OPS .768 .618 .671 .685 .458 .464 .712 .636 .699
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 280/.777 55/.742 86/.578 73/.721 80/.464 102/.371 88/.623 74/.470 .687
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 223/.756 72/.530 97/.755 68/.644 155/.454 79/.584 122/.778 103/.753 .707
Road 257/.704 74/.506 83/.599 75/.655 125/.449 92/.329 88/.721 103/.734 .677
Last 28d days 99/.722 45/.690 51/1.006 12/.697 37/.469 28/.183 35/1.033 50/.500
HR/SB/CS 16/5/1 3/2/2 3/1/0 1/0/1 3/2/0 4/4/0 5/5/2 6/1/2 113/85/28
Usage ·····X·· ·X·o·o·· ···X·o·X oo··oo·· ·····X·· ···o···· ····XX·· X····X·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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