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Game Preview: NYY @ DET, 7:05pm, Friday, May 9, 2008 @Comerica Park

New York Yankees, 18-18, 3rd, 4½ GB, ½ GB in WC

SP: Kei Igawa (28, LHP, 0-0, undef)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. DET Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2007 (2-3)             67.2  76  48  47  37  53 15    6.25      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         0-2  36.2  40  21  21  23  32  7    5.15   46 
 2007-09-25   @TBD  ND   5     2   0   0   5   2  0      87   60 
 2007-07-26   @KCR   L   5.2   7   5   5   2   5  0     100   38 
 2007-07-21    TBD  ND   5     7   2   2   3   6  2      94   48 
 2007-07-16    TOR  ND   5     7   3   3   4   7  2     115   44 
 2007-07-05    MIN  ND   5     7   5   5   3   3  0      97   33 
 2007-06-30    OAK   L   6.1   5   4   4   3   4  3      88   48 
 2007-06-22   @SFG  ND   4.2   5   2   2   3   5  0      79   48 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.DET    Has never faced DET.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    9-9    Road:    9-9    ExtrInn: 0-0 
 vsRHP:  14-13   vsLHP:   4-5    1-Run:   4-3 
 vsEast:  9-8    vsCntrl: 6-10   vsWest:  3-0  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 36 Thu, May  8   CLE  W   6-3       18-18  3rd  4.5 gb
 35 Wed, May  7   CLE  L   0-3       17-18  3rd  4.5 gb
 34 Tue, May  6   CLE  L   3-5       17-17  3rd  4.5 gb
 33 Sun, May  4   SEA  W   8-2       17-16  2nd  3.0 gb
 32 Sat, May  3   SEA  W   6-1       16-16  4th  3.0 gb
 31 Fri, May  2   SEA  W   5-1       15-16  4th  3.0 gb
 30 Thu, May  1   DET  L   4-8       14-16  4th  3.0 gb
 29 Wed, Apr 30   DET  L   2-6       14-15  4th  3.0 gb
 28 Tue, Apr 29   DET  L   4-6       14-14  4th  2.0 gb
 27 Mon, Apr 28  @CLE  W   5-2       14-13  4th  1.0 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20: 9-11   Last 30:15-15
Detroit Tigers, 15-21, 5th, 3½ GB, 3½ GB in WC

SP: Kenny Rogers (43, LHP, 2-3, 6.27)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. NYY Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2008 (2-3)             37.1  44  29  26  19  19  3    6.27      
 2007 (3-4)             63    65  36  31  25  36  8    4.43      
 2006 (17-8)           204   195  97  87  62  99 23    3.84      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         2-3  37.1  44  29  26  19  19  3    6.27   40 
 2008-05-04   @MIN  ND   6.2   6   5   3   0   6  0      96   52 
 2008-04-29   @NYY   W   6     6   2   2   4   4  1     101   52 
 2008-04-23    TEX  ND   3.1   9   6   6   3   0  0      73   15 
 2008-04-18   @TOR   W   6.2   3   4   4   4   1  1      98   49 
 2008-04-13   @CHW   L   4     7   7   7   4   1  1      91   17 
 2008-04-08   @BOS   L   4.2   8   3   2   3   3  0     107   38 
 2008-04-02    KCR   L   6     5   2   2   1   4  0      87   57 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.NYY      1-2  24.1  47  29  28  19  13  9   10.36   23 
 2008-04-29   @NYY   W   6     6   2   2   4   4  1     101   52 
 2004-06-04   @NYY  ND   4     8   6   6   4   3  5      98   21 
 2002-08-26   @NYY   L   5    13   7   7   4   0  1     107    9 
 2002-07-29    NYY   L   4.1   9   8   7   3   2  2      84   14 
 2000-08-23   @NYY  ND   5    11   6   6   4   4  0     112   21 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    7-11   Road:    8-10   ExtrInn: 0-1 
 vsRHP:  11-20   vsLHP:   4-1    1-Run:   2-4 
 vsEast:  7-7    vsCntrl: 4-12   vsWest:  4-2  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 36 Thu, May  8   BOS  L   1-5       15-21  5th  3.5 gb
 35 Wed, May  7   BOS  W  10-9       15-20  5th  3.5 gb
 34 Tue, May  6   BOS  L   0-5       14-20  5th  3.5 gb
 33 Mon, May  5   BOS  L   3-6       14-19  5th  3.5 gb
 32 Sun, May  4  @MIN  L   6-7       14-18  5th  3.0 gb
 31 Sat, May  3  @MIN  L   1-4       14-17  4th  2.0 gb
 30 Fri, May  2  @MIN  L   1-11      14-16  4th  1.5 gb
 29 Thu, May  1  @NYY  W   8-4       14-15  2nd  1.5 gb
 28 Wed, Apr 30  @NYY  W   6-2       13-15  3rd  2.0 gb
 27 Tue, Apr 29  @NYY  W   6-4       12-15  4th  3.0 gb
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:15-15
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Thu, May 01, 2008 DET  8 @NYY  4        W:Nate Robertson (1-3), L: Jonathan Albaladejo (0-1), S: none
Wed, Apr 30, 2008 DET  6 @NYY  2        W:Jeremy Bonderman (2-2), L: Andy Pettitte (3-3), S: none
Tue, Apr 29, 2008 DET  6 @NYY  4        W:Kenny Rogers (2-3), L: Philip Hughes (0-4), S: Todd Jones (5)

Mon, Aug 27, 2007 DET 16  NYY  0        W:Justin Verlander (14-5), L: Mike Mussina (8-10), S: none
Sun, Aug 26, 2007 DET  5  NYY  4        W:Bobby Seay (1-0), L: Philip Hughes (2-2), S: Todd Jones (33)
Sat, Aug 25, 2007 NYY  7 @DET  2        W:Chien-Ming Wang (15-6), L: Jeremy Bonderman (10-7), S: none
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
Season Series: 2008 - DET leads 3-0; 2007 - Tied 4-4; 2006 - NYY won 5-2; All-Time - NYY leads 1028-917

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 2008 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

ARI  5.74

TEX  4.53

SDP  3.34

RA/G

OAK  3.58

CHC  4.44

PIT  5.65

BA

  

  

  

OBP

  

  

  

SLG

  

  

  

OPS

  

  

  

ERA

C. Lee  .81

H. Kuroda  3.95

C. Sabathia  7.51

K/9IP

E. Volquez  11.06

R. Dempster  6.07

J. Garland  2.03

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New York Yankees Batters (4.36 RS/G) vs. Detroit Tigers Pitchers (5.53 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 37.Rogers*
G/S/vB
41.Cruceta
G/S/vB
34.Dolsi
G/S/vB
59.Jones
G/S/vB
45.Lopez
G/S/vB
31.Miner
G/S/vB
50.Rapada*
G/S/vB
44.Seay*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
53.Abreu* G/S/vP 8/.500 1/no AB ··· 5/.800 4/.000 4/.000 2/.000 3/.000 148/108 .299/.365/.440/.805 .735/.832 .574 112/.773 2/3 4/
14.Betemit# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 4/.500 2/1.500 2/1.000 ··· 1/.000 21/16 .200/.238/.350/.588 .400/.650 .500 7/1.000 0/0 1/
28.Cabrera# G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 3/.333 1/.000 1/no AB 129/91 .272/.336/.465/.801 .714/.837 .780 101/.758 3/0 6/
24.Cano* G/S/vP 3/1.666 ··· ··· 4/.000 2/1.000 3/1.167 ··· 5/.400 137/104 .172/.226/.297/.523 .523/.522 .469 97/.574 0/2 4/
18.Damon* G/S/vP 59/.807 ··· ··· 9/.985 6/.900 3/.666 ··· 11/.955 147/104 .280/.372/.520/.892 .774/.940 1.023 103/1.011 5/1 5/
17.Duncan G/S/vP 3/3.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· 31/9 .192/.323/.269/.592 .697/.347 .143 26/.632 0/0 0/
11.Ensberg G/S/vP 10/.443 ··· ··· 2/1.000 ··· 4/.500 ··· ··· 64/38 .226/.250/.274/.524 .431/.587 .621 56/.491 0/1 1/
25.Giambi* G/S/vP 33/1.465 ··· ··· 13/1.371 4/1.833 ··· 1/.000 8/.125 111/82 .163/.324/.419/.743 .310/.875 .855 86/.837 1/1 6/
2.Jeter G/S/vP 28/1.065 ··· ··· 15/1.082 2/1.000 4/1.250 ··· 3/2.667 132/93 .298/.328/.371/.699 .668/.712 .692 106/.739 0/1 0/
55.Matsui* G/S/vP 6/1.500 1/.000 ··· 5/.900 5/1.400 3/.000 1/.000 10/.633 136/100 .345/.426/.496/.922 .704/1.010 .905 99/.943 0/0 4/
19.Moeller G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· ··· 4/1.750 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 31/25 .286/.355/.464/.819 .900/.798 1.015 31/.819 0/0 1/
26.Molina G/S/vP 12/1.000 ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 70/48 .209/.229/.313/.542 .279/.662 .583 48/.410 0/0 0/
IP 37.1 3.2 3.0 13.0 22.1 18.1 9.0 9.2 TOTAL .261/.328/.415/.743 .612/.795 .746 .758 12/9 37/18
ERA-K/9 6.27/4.6 4.91/9.7 3.00/9.0 2.77/4.2 2.01/6.5 9.33/5.9 1.00/8.0 2.79/8.4 5.16/5.9

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Moeller (6-2-0)
 Molina (17-11-3)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 173/.293 16/.154 16/.308 55/.204 89/.256 88/.301 33/.212 42/.297 .264  Abreu
 Cabrera
 Matsui
 Duncan
 Damon
0/0/34/3
0/34/0/1
11/0/3/1
0/0/2/0
27/4/0/0
OPS .812 .697 1.053 .679 .642 .875 .455 .708 .768
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 51/.654 9/.476 6/1.100 28/.835 35/.714 38/.775 20/.600 24/.756 .789
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 122/.882 7/.952 10/1.025 27/.530 54/.593 50/.953 13/.231 18/.646 .754
Home 45/.859 8/1.333 16/1.053 32/.650 53/.501 42/.574 12/.583 22/.732 .775
Last 28d days 124/.831 16/.697 16/1.053 43/.750 60/.612 62/.852 33/.455 33/.919
HR/SB/CS 3/0/0 1/1/0 1/0/0 2/0/0 1/1/0 2/2/0 0/0/0 0/0/0 34/15/5
Usage ····X··· ·X··o·oo X·X····· ·o·o···· o·oX··X· ·X··o··X o··o·X·· ·o··o··o
Detroit Tigers Batters (4.78 RS/G) vs. New York Yankees Pitchers (4.33 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS
G/S/vB
63.Albaladejo
G/S/vB
47.Britton
G/S/vB
62.Chamberlain
G/S/vB
48.Farnsworth
G/S/vB
22.Hawkins
G/S/vB
39.Ohlendorf
G/S/vB
36.Ramirez
G/S/vB
42.Rivera
G/S/vB
41.Veras
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
24.Cabrera G/S/vP ··· 4/1.750 1/.000 ··· 4/.833 2/2.000 2/1.000 ··· ··· ··· 152/131 .252/.342/.450/.792 1.113/.739 .789 117/.859 1/0 6/
28.Granderson* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 3/.000 2/.500 1/no AB 4/.750 2/.000 ··· 69/66 .254/.362/.593/.956 .000/1.004 .766 69/.956 1/1 5/
9.Guillen# G/S/vP ··· 2/2.500 1/no AB 2/.000 4/.500 4/.833 2/.000 1/no AB 8/.250 ··· 135/107 .313/.403/.470/.873 .713/.909 1.059 96/.784 3/0 3/
15.Inge G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 1/no AB ··· 3/.333 4/.500 ··· 3/.667 7/.286 ··· 108/92 .227/.340/.386/.726 .277/.803 .927 71/.639 1/1 3/
20.Joyce* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 12/12 .182/.250/.182/.432 /.432 .432 12/.432 0/0 0/
30.Ordonez G/S/vP ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 3/.666 10/.400 28/.833 2/.000 1/.000 13/1.205 ··· 153/132 .304/.379/.496/.875 .899/.869 1.009 114/.934 0/1 6/
14.Polanco G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 8/1.625 4/1.000 1/.000 2/2.500 1/.000 ··· 130/111 .272/.357/.386/.743 .797/.735 .525 93/.884 1/0 2/
25.Raburn G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 1/no AB ··· 25/22 .238/.360/.476/.836 .000/.965 1.133 25/.836 0/0 1/
8.Renteria G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 22/.465 9/.583 1/.000 2/.000 9/.666 ··· 140/121 .280/.309/.386/.696 1.467/.579 .582 99/.742 1/0 3/
7.Rodriguez G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 6/1.166 13/.693 1/.000 3/1.000 22/.914 ··· 126/103 .252/.298/.383/.681 .356/.757 .688 89/.719 3/0 1/
39.Santiago# G/S/vP ··· 1/4.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· 4/.000 ··· 32/28 .370/.469/.667/1.135 1.250/1.116 1.111 28/1.116 0/0 1/
3.Sheffield G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 1/.000 2/.000 19/.688 4/2.250 1/.000 ··· 2/.500 ··· 112/93 .202/.366/.315/.681 .328/.759 .704 82/.694 3/0 2/
33.Thames G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 3/.667 ··· ··· 1/.000 2/.000 ··· 50/35 .261/.320/.391/.711 1.026/.587 .596 34/.699 0/0 2/
IP 11.1 2.2 14.1 17.0 16.2 23.0 5.1 14.0 2.0 TOTAL .262/.344/.415/.759 .773/.757 .781 .779 16/4 36/23
ERA-K/9 /0.0 4.76/8.8 0.00/0.0 3.14/10.1 3.18/9.0 7.02/3.8 4.70/8.6 0.00/10.2 0.00/7.7 0.00/9.0 4.31/6.4

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Inge (1-0-2)
 Rodriguez (14-5-2)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA / 50/.295 10/.000 57/.196 68/.274 71/.302 100/.256 23/.158 47/.109 6/.000 .258  Inge
 Granderson
 Sheffield
 Ordonez
 Thames
 Raburn
 Joyce
1/10/0/2
0/15/0/0
3/0/0/0
0/0/33/0
10/0/6/0
10/0/2/0
1/0/1/0
OPS .867 .200 .562 .824 .800 .663 .568 .237 .000 .708
vs LHB (BF-OPS) / 22/.890 4/.250 25/.655 28/1.060 28/1.196 46/.888 10/.775 19/.105 / .711
vs RHB (BF-OPS) / 28/.842 6/.167 32/.480 40/.670 43/.561 54/.479 13/.413 28/.328 6/.000 .704
Road / 12/.350 / 31/.601 34/.882 35/.698 57/.815 9/.347 27/.226 / .725
Last 28d days / 41/.996 10/.200 38/.661 44/.600 48/.584 75/.663 23/.568 33/.216 6/.000
HR/SB/CS // 1/0/2 0/0/0 1/2/0 4/5/4 2/1/2 1/0/0 0/0/0 0/0/0 0/0/0 30/38/16
Usage ·X·····X ·······X o·X···X· ·oo·o·o· ·····o·· X···X··· ·····X·· o···o·o· ··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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