Baseball-Reference.com-- Baseball's History: 1871-Now

Return to the Baseball-Reference.com Home Page
You Are Here > Baseball-Reference.com > Previews > NYY @ MIN, Saturday, May 31, 2008

Game Preview: NYY @ MIN, 7:10pm, Saturday, May 31, 2008 @Hubert H Humphrey Metrodome

New York Yankees, 27-27, 4th, 5½ GB, 4½ GB in WC

SP: Chien-Ming Wang (28, RHP, 6-2, 3.82)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. MIN Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2008 (6-2)             73    63  31  31  26  41  3    3.82      
 2007 (19-7)           199.1 199  84  82  59 104  9    3.70      
 2006 (19-6)           218   233  92  88  52  76 12    3.63      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         3-2  47    42  20  20  19  28  2    3.83   53 
 2008-05-25    SEA  ND   6.1   7   5   5   4   2  1     112   37 
 2008-05-18    NYM   L   7.2   6   7   7   3   1  1     104   37 
 2008-05-13   @TBR  ND   7     7   1   1   3   2  0     101   58 
 2008-05-07    CLE   L   7     5   3   3   3   4  0      99   56 
 2008-05-02    SEA   W   6     3   1   1   2   5  0      90   65 
 2008-04-27   @CLE   W   7     4   0   0   2   9  0     113   76 
 2008-04-22   @CHW   W   6    10   3   3   2   5  0     105   43 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.MIN      2-0  21    16   5   4   5  12  1    1.71   63 
 2007-07-03    MIN   W   7     4   0   0   4   3  0     101   68 
 2006-04-16   @MIN   W   7     7   2   1   0   8  0      97   65 
 2005-06-04   @MIN  ND   7     5   3   3   1   1  1      93   55 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   14-12   Road:   13-15   ExtrInn: 0-2 
 vsRHP:  18-16   vsLHP:   9-11   1-Run:   8-6 
 vsEast: 13-14   vsCntrl: 8-11   vsWest:  6-0  IL: 0-2 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 54 Fri, May 30  @MIN  W   6-5       27-27  4th  5.5 gb
 53 Wed, May 28  @BAL  W   4-2       26-27  5th  6.0 gb
 52 Tue, May 27  @BAL  L   9-10(11)  25-27  5th  6.0 gb
 51 Mon, May 26  @BAL  L   1-6       25-26  5th  6.0 gb
 50 Sun, May 25   SEA  W   6-5       25-25  4th  5.0 gb
 49 Sat, May 24   SEA  W  12-6       24-25  5th  5.5 gb
 48 Fri, May 23   SEA  W  13-2       23-25  5th  6.5 gb
 47 Thu, May 22   BAL  W   2-1       22-25  5th  7.5 gb
 46 Wed, May 21   BAL  W   8-0       21-25  5th  7.5 gb
 45 Tue, May 20   BAL  L   2-12      20-25  5th  7.5 gb
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:15-15
Minnesota Twins, 28-26, 2nd, 2 GB, 3½ GB in WC

SP: Boof Bonser (26, RHP, 2-6, 6.16)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. NYY Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2008 (2-6)             61.1  68  47  42  17  40  8    6.16      
 2007 (8-12)           173   199 108  98  65 136 27    5.10      
 2006 (7-6)            100.1 104  50  47  24  84 18    4.22      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         1-3  38.1  42  33  30  13  28  6    7.04   42 
 2008-05-24   @DET   L   3     7   9   8   2   2  1      48   11 
 2008-05-19    TEX  ND   6.1   6   4   3   0   5  2      79   52 
 2008-05-14    TOR   L   6     5   5   5   3   3  1     101   42 
 2008-05-09    BOS  ND   4     7   6   6   3   3  0      96   24 
 2008-05-04    DET  ND   6     8   6   5   0   5  1      99   39 
 2008-04-29    CHW   W   7     6   1   1   1   8  1     104   68 
 2008-04-23   @OAK   L   6     3   2   2   4   2  0     100   56 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.NYY      0-2   9.2  15  11  10   5   7  3    9.31   31 
 2007-07-02   @NYY   L   5.1   9   4   4   3   6  1     101   37 
 2007-04-10    NYY   L   4.1   6   7   6   2   1  2      75   24 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   16-13   Road:   12-13   ExtrInn: 4-3 
 vsRHP:  23-19   vsLHP:   5-7    1-Run:  12-9 
 vsEast:  4-6    vsCntrl:18-9    vsWest:  5-9  IL: 1-2 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 54 Fri, May 30   NYY  L   5-6       28-26  2nd  2.0 gb
 53 Thu, May 29  @KCR  W   5-1       28-25  2nd  2.0 gb
 52 Wed, May 28  @KCR  W   9-8 (10)  27-25  2nd  2.0 gb
 51 Tue, May 27  @KCR  W   4-3 (12)  26-25  2nd  2.0 gb
 50 Sun, May 25  @DET  W   6-1       25-25  2nd  2.5 gb
 49 Sat, May 24  @DET  L   3-19      24-25  2nd  2.5 gb
 48 Fri, May 23  @DET  W   9-4       24-24  2nd  2.5 gb
 47 Thu, May 22   TEX  L   7-8 (10)  23-24  2nd  3.5 gb
 46 Wed, May 21   TEX  L   1-10      23-23  2nd  2.5 gb
 45 Tue, May 20   TEX  W  11-4       23-22  2nd  1.5 gb
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:17-13
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Fri, May 30, 2008 NYY  6 @MIN  5        W:Mike Mussina (8-4), L: Glen Perkins (2-2), S: Mariano Rivera (14)

Thu, Jul 05, 2007 NYY  7  MIN  6        W:Kyle Farnsworth (1-1), L: Pat Neshek (3-1), S: Mariano Rivera (12)
Wed, Jul 04, 2007 MIN  6 @NYY  2        W:Johan Santana (10-6), L: Mike Mussina (4-6), S: none
Tue, Jul 03, 2007 NYY  8  MIN  0        W:Chien-Ming Wang (8-4), L: Carlos Silva (6-9), S: none
Mon, Jul 02, 2007 NYY  5  MIN  1        W:Roger Clemens (2-3), L: Boof Bonser (5-5), S: none
Wed, Apr 11, 2007 MIN  5  NYY  1        W:Ramon Ortiz (2-0), L: Kyle Farnsworth (0-1), S: none
Tue, Apr 10, 2007 NYY 10 @MIN  1        W:Andy Pettitte (1-0), L: Boof Bonser (0-1), S: none
Mon, Apr 09, 2007 NYY  8 @MIN  2        W:Carl Pavano (1-0), L: Sidney Ponson (0-1), S: none
Sun, Sep 03, 2006 NYY 10  MIN  1        W:Darrell Rasner (1-0), L: Matt Garza (1-4), S: none
Sat, Sep 02, 2006 MIN  6 @NYY  1  (8)   W:Scott Baker (4-7), L: Jeff Karstens (1-1), S: Jesse Crain (1)
Season Series: 2008 - NYY leads 1-0; 2007 - NYY won 5-2; 2006 - Tied 3-3; All-Time - NYY leads 1089-760

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

CHC  5.71

CIN  4.51

KCR  3.58

RA/G

TOR  3.56

KCR  4.67

COL  5.53

BA

C. Jones  .409

B. Roberts  .268

R. Weeks  .201

OBP

C. Jones  .489

D. Murphy  .331

K. Greene  .260

SLG

L. Berkman  .757

J. Thome  .422

J. Bartlett  .281

OPS

L. Berkman  1.228

J. Cantu  .756

M. Bourn  .571

ERA

E. Volquez  1.46

S. Chacon  3.95

B. Tomko  6.32

K/9IP

E. Volquez  10.99

Z. Greinke  6.36

J. Garland  2.38

Baseball-Reference.com-- Baseball's History: 1871-Now

New York Yankees Batters (4.48 RS/G) vs. Minnesota Twins Pitchers (4.83 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 26.Bonser
G/S/vB
60.Bass
G/S/vB
49.Breslow*
G/S/vB
28.Crain
G/S/vB
54.Guerrier
G/S/vB
36.Nathan
G/S/vB
37.Reyes*
G/S/vB
39.Rincon
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
53.Abreu* G/S/vP 6/1.166 1/4.000 2/.500 ··· 3/.666 7/.429 16/.606 ··· 223/150 .296/.359/.483/.842 .878/.823 .667 98/.928 4/3 7/
14.Betemit# G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/1.500 ··· 35/24 .265/.286/.412/.697 .545/.770 .778 21/.905 0/0 1/
28.Cabrera# G/S/vP 5/1.600 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/no AB ··· 5/1.200 2/2.000 197/123 .266/.323/.407/.730 .607/.803 .756 87/.608 3/1 6/
24.Cano* G/S/vP 5/1.800 1/.000 ··· 2/1.000 3/.666 2/.000 4/.500 6/1.267 211/142 .219/.270/.332/.602 .704/.553 .521 93/.798 1/3 4/
18.Damon* G/S/vP 6/1.500 ··· ··· 1/2.000 3/1.667 1/.000 7/.286 9/.472 216/140 .288/.360/.476/.836 .879/.813 .915 92/.798 7/2 6/
17.Duncan G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 64/19 .161/.250/.250/.500 .622/.217 .282 38/.441 0/0 1/
11.Ensberg G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 3/.333 ··· 80/46 .203/.263/.243/.506 .431/.556 .629 27/.390 0/1 1/
25.Giambi* G/S/vP 2/.000 1/.000 1/3.000 3/.666 5/.400 2/.500 4/.000 3/.667 178/116 .243/.388/.543/.930 .995/.896 .947 82/1.171 1/1 11/
2.Jeter G/S/vP 6/.666 1/.000 ··· 4/1.000 5/.800 4/.833 3/2.333 6/1.800 210/135 .272/.325/.372/.697 .721/.684 .676 101/.751 4/1 2/
55.Matsui* G/S/vP 3/.000 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 5/.933 4/1.750 2/1.000 4/1.500 210/137 .339/.414/.495/.909 .776/.985 .882 95/.927 0/0 6/
19.Moeller G/S/vP 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 3/.000 ··· ··· 59/37 .250/.339/.346/.685 .687/.680 .817 32/.460 0/0 1/
26.Molina G/S/vP 2/.000 1/2.000 ··· 4/.750 ··· ··· 5/.000 3/1.167 111/72 .219/.231/.314/.546 .400/.625 .536 55/.530 0/0 0/
13.Rodriguez G/S/vP 6/1.133 1/no AB 1/no AB 5/.650 5/2.600 5/1.400 3/.333 14/.901 142/99 .291/.366/.543/.910 .868/.925 .794 43/1.085 4/0 7/
IP 61.1 33.1 8.1 19.0 31.0 21.2 16.2 23.0 TOTAL .265/.333/.420/.752 .721/.770 .745 .784 24/12 54/30
ERA-K/9 6.16/5.9 5.67/4.3 3.24/7.6 3.79/5.7 3.19/6.1 1.66/9.1 2.70/5.4 4.30/7.0 4.32/5.5

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Moeller (11-5-0)
 Molina (21-12-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 272/.270 159/.310 40/.286 86/.303 136/.258 86/.235 68/.290 104/.233 .284  Abreu
 Cabrera
 Matsui
 Duncan
 Damon
0/0/51/5
0/52/0/2
17/0/3/2
0/0/4/0
42/5/0/0
OPS .739 .927 .775 .871 .707 .612 .714 .690 .773
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 130/.752 57/.879 11/1.155 31/.553 52/.679 47/.693 41/.487 43/.905 .763
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 142/.728 102/.952 29/.625 55/1.038 84/.724 39/.520 27/1.065 61/.530 .779
Home 204/.770 85/.923 29/.725 47/.674 82/.622 56/.513 41/.667 55/.686 .752
Last 28d days 121/.824 79/.927 11/1.000 52/.931 68/.654 43/.652 38/.989 60/.679
HR/SB/CS 8/6/0 7/1/2 1/2/0 3/2/1 3/4/1 2/4/0 0/1/1 2/4/1 57/29/12
Usage ······X· X·····X· ········ ··oo···o X··o·o·X ··oo·o·· X·oo··Xo ··X···X·
Minnesota Twins Batters (4.63 RS/G) vs. New York Yankees Pitchers (4.56 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 40.Wang
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
25.Casilla# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 55/47 .340/.389/.532/.921 1.375/.831 .905 55/.921 1/0 2/
19.Clark* G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 8/5 .250/.250/.500/.750 1.000/.600 1.000 8/.750 0/0 0/
5.Cuddyer G/S/vP 6/.167 1/.000 ··· 7/.286 3/1.167 ··· 1/.000 3/.000 ··· 162/124 .228/.290/.302/.592 .675/.567 .603 117/.508 4/1 1/
22.Gomez G/S/vP 3/.333 ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 1/.000 213/164 .286/.319/.419/.738 .983/.664 .764 106/.800 17/5 4/
23.Harris G/S/vP 9/.583 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 2/.500 2/.500 198/149 .253/.328/.335/.663 .562/.698 .641 94/.582 1/1 2/
16.Kubel* G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· ··· 3/.000 1/2.000 ··· ··· 3/1.167 ··· 176/137 .250/.290/.402/.692 .402/.772 .763 70/.701 0/1 6/
24.Lamb* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 7/1.881 6/1.500 ··· ··· 5/.400 ··· 172/149 .247/.279/.323/.602 .358/.640 .384 83/.711 0/1 1/
18.Macri G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 4/1 .667/.750/.667/1.417 1.333/ 4/1.417 1/0 0/
7.Mauer* G/S/vP 6/.750 ··· ··· 4/1.417 1/4.000 ··· 1/.000 3/1.334 ··· 206/149 .318/.405/.392/.797 .782/.802 .873 102/.820 0/1 0/
27.Monroe G/S/vP 11/.182 ··· ··· 1/2.000 5/.400 ··· ··· 8/.125 ··· 106/69 .235/.292/.459/.752 .307/.988 .825 56/.776 0/0 5/
33.Morneau* G/S/vP 6/1.500 1/no AB ··· 7/1.857 4/1.167 ··· 1/.000 5/.400 ··· 230/166 .309/.383/.505/.888 .813/.917 .956 115/.909 0/0 10/
55.Redmond G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· ··· 3/.667 2/1.500 ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 34/18 .226/.265/.290/.555 .536/.572 .450 20/.633 0/0 0/
21.Young G/S/vP 12/1.000 1/.000 1/.000 9/.222 ··· ··· 2/.000 4/.000 4/.250 220/171 .257/.318/.327/.645 .575/.665 .575 107/.664 8/2 0/
IP 73.0 4.2 23.2 24.1 24.0 29.2 14.2 24.0 10.1 TOTAL .267/.324/.380/.704 .663/.718 .704 .724 42/14 32/42
ERA-K/9 3.82/5.1 1.93/0.0 2.28/11.4 4.44/7.4 6.75/5.6 6.37/8.2 0.00/9.2 0.38/8.6 4.35/7.0 4.35/6.5

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Mauer (21-11-0)
 Redmond (8-1-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 303/.230 19/.067 96/.190 103/.308 101/.278 136/.293 62/.185 84/.136 41/.205 .263  Young
 Cuddyer
 Gomez
 Monroe
 Kubel
53/0/0/7
0/1/35/4
0/48/0/2
0/7/1/1
2/0/13/1
OPS .611 .330 .558 .971 .739 .832 .531 .315 .603 .727
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 151/.677 9/.476 47/.644 43/1.224 43/1.025 68/.953 29/.476 37/.216 19/1.035 .723
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 152/.547 10/.200 49/.477 60/.805 58/.540 68/.712 33/.579 47/.396 22/.232 .729
Road 114/.574 9/.476 48/.547 52/.937 54/.733 71/.962 26/.392 55/.355 20/.824 .742
Last 28d days 120/.650 9/.476 48/.627 44/1.089 34/.584 47/1.065 44/.506 44/.419 41/.603
HR/SB/CS 3/5/3 0/0/0 1/2/0 8/5/4 2/1/2 6/0/0 0/0/1 0/1/0 2/0/0 52/47/20
Usage ·····X·· ········ ··X···X· o··X··X· ···XX··X ···X···· o··X·X·X o·XX·X·· o···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.

You Are Here > Baseball-Reference.com > Previews > NYY @ MIN, Saturday, May 31, 2008
Return to the Baseball-Reference.com Home Page