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Game Preview: NYY @ MIN, 7:05pm, Monday, June 2, 2008 @Hubert H Humphrey Metrodome

New York Yankees, 28-28, 4th, 6½ GB, 5½ GB in WC

SP: Andy Pettitte (36, LHP, 5-5, 4.11)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. MIN Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2008 (5-5)             65.2  77  33  30  17  50  7    4.11      
 2007 (15-9)           215.1 238 106  97  69 141 16    4.05      
 2006 (14-13)          214.1 238 114 100  70 178 27    4.20      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         2-4  40    51  24  23  10  36  6    5.18   46 
 2008-05-28   @BAL   W   6.2   8   2   2   1   3  1      96   52 
 2008-05-23    SEA   W   6     8   2   2   0   9  0     105   57 
 2008-05-17    NYM   L   6     7   3   3   2   7  0     116   51 
 2008-05-12   @TBR   L   4     8   5   5   2   5  0      81   29 
 2008-05-06    CLE  ND   6.1   5   2   2   1   6  1     104   60 
 2008-04-30    DET   L   6     7   5   5   1   3  2      92   40 
 2008-04-25   @CLE   L   5     8   5   4   3   3  2      99   33 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.MIN      3-1  35.1  27  11  11   9  30  1    2.80   61 
 2007-04-10   @MIN   W   6     4   0   0   1   3  0      96   66 
 2003-04-19   @MIN   W   7.1   6   2   2   2   7  0      98   63 
 2003-04-08    MIN   W   5.2   5   3   3   3   2  0      84   46 
 2001-05-10    MIN  ND   8.1   9   4   4   2  10  0     114   57 
 2001-04-30   @MIN   L   8     3   2   2   1   8  1     106   75 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   14-12   Road:   14-16   ExtrInn: 1-2 
 vsRHP:  19-17   vsLHP:   9-11   1-Run:   9-6 
 vsEast: 13-14   vsCntrl: 9-12   vsWest:  6-0  IL: 0-2 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 56 Sun, Jun  1  @MIN  L   1-5       28-28  4th  6.5 gb
 55 Sat, May 31  @MIN  W   7-6 (12)  28-27  4th  5.5 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
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:15-15
Minnesota Twins, 29-27, 2nd, 1 GB, 4½ GB in WC

SP: Livan Hernandez (33, RHP, 6-2, 4.60)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. NYY Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2008 (6-2)             76.1 103  44  39  13  24  9    4.60      
 2007 (11-11)          204.1 247 116 112  79  90 34    4.93      
 2006 (13-13)          216   246 125 116  78 128 29    4.83      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         3-2  43.1  67  29  26   7  13  5    5.40   39 
 2008-05-28   @KCR  ND   6    13   8   6   0   2  0     101   20 
 2008-05-22    TEX  ND   5.1  10   6   5   2   1  0      94   25 
 2008-05-17   @COL   L   7.1   8   3   3   0   0  0     101   50 
 2008-05-12    BOS   W   6    10   3   3   1   1  1      92   40 
 2008-05-07   @CHW   W   9     9   1   1   1   3  1     121   67 
 2008-05-02    DET   W   7     8   1   1   2   4  1     102   59 
 2008-04-27   @TEX   L   2.2   9   7   7   1   2  2      74   13 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.NYY      0-3  23.2  26  17  16  16  20  6    6.08   43 
 2007-06-13   @NYY   L   4     9   7   7   5   1  3      93   12 
 2002-06-07   @NYY   L   7     7   2   1   3   8  0     130   62 
 1999-06-12    NYY   L   7.2   6   5   5   5   5  3     139   47 
 1997-06-15    NYY  ND   5     4   3   3   3   6  0      91   50 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   17-14   Road:   12-13   ExtrInn: 4-4 
 vsRHP:  24-20   vsLHP:   5-7    1-Run:  12-10
 vsEast:  5-7    vsCntrl:18-9    vsWest:  5-9  IL: 1-2 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 56 Sun, Jun  1   NYY  W   5-1       29-27  2nd  1.0 gb
 55 Sat, May 31   NYY  L   6-7 (12)  28-27  2nd  2.0 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
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:17-13
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sun, Jun 01, 2008 MIN  5  NYY  1        W:Brian Bass (2-1), L: Darrell Rasner (3-2), S: none
Sat, May 31, 2008 NYY  7 @MIN  6 (12)   W:Ross Ohlendorf (1-1), L: Juan Rincon (2-2), S: Mariano Rivera (15)
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
Season Series: 2008 - NYY leads 2-1; 2007 - NYY won 5-2; 2006 - Tied 3-3; All-Time - NYY leads 1090-761

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  5.68

NYY  4.46

KCR  3.63

RA/G

TOR  3.56

NYY  4.59

TEX  5.53

BA

C. Jones  .405

M. Scutaro  .272

N. Swisher  .201

OBP

C. Jones  .489

M. Tejada  .340

K. Greene  .255

SLG

L. Berkman  .750

A. Pierzynski  .429

J. Bartlett  .281

OPS

L. Berkman  1.219

J. Cantu  .770

M. Bourn  .577

ERA

E. Volquez  1.46

C. Wang  4.14

B. Tomko  6.32

K/9IP

E. Volquez  10.99

Z. Greinke  6.36

J. Garland  2.58

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

New York Yankees Batters (4.46 RS/G) vs. Minnesota Twins Pitchers (4.80 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 61.Hernandez
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 78/.835 1/4.000 3/.333 1/.000 3/.666 7/.429 17/.567 1/2.000 233/158 .299/.365/.483/.848 .854/.845 .693 98/.896 5/3 7/
14.Betemit# G/S/vP 13/1.129 2/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 2/1.500 ··· 39/28 .237/.256/.368/.625 .545/.657 .636 25/.760 0/0 1/
28.Cabrera# G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 3/.833 1/no AB 2/1.000 5/1.200 3/1.167 206/132 .265/.319/.400/.719 .607/.780 .734 88/.533 3/1 6/
24.Cano* G/S/vP 3/.666 2/1.000 1/.000 3/.666 3/.666 3/.000 4/.500 7/1.071 220/150 .220/.268/.327/.595 .694/.550 .515 94/.761 1/3 4/
18.Damon* G/S/vP 11/.182 ··· ··· 3/1.334 3/1.667 2/.000 7/.286 10/.633 226/150 .290/.362/.475/.837 .879/.815 .909 92/.724 8/2 6/
17.Duncan G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 64/19 .161/.250/.250/.500 .622/.217 .282 37/.454 0/0 1/
25.Giambi* G/S/vP 11/.384 2/.000 2/1.500 3/.666 5/.400 3/1.167 4/.000 4/.500 185/122 .245/.384/.531/.914 .976/.882 .917 81/1.186 1/1 11/
2.Jeter G/S/vP 14/1.012 1/.000 ··· 6/.666 5/.800 5/.650 3/2.333 7/1.833 220/145 .271/.329/.382/.711 .721/.705 .704 101/.685 4/1 3/
55.Matsui* G/S/vP 3/3.500 2/1.000 1/.000 2/.000 5/.933 4/1.750 3/.666 5/1.600 220/145 .330/.409/.485/.894 .754/.971 .855 96/.883 0/0 6/
19.Moeller G/S/vP 12/.917 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 3/.000 ··· ··· 62/40 .255/.339/.364/.702 .687/.705 .838 31/.582 0/0 1/
26.Molina G/S/vP ··· 1/2.000 ··· 5/1.200 1/.000 ··· 5/.000 4/.833 116/77 .218/.230/.318/.548 .400/.623 .541 56/.515 0/0 0/
13.Rodriguez G/S/vP 15/1.975 2/.500 2/.500 6/.533 5/2.600 5/1.400 4/.500 15/.838 152/107 .287/.362/.522/.884 .859/.891 .764 53/.974 6/1 7/
IP 76.1 35.1 10.0 22.0 31.1 23.2 17.2 24.2 TOTAL .264/.332/.417/.749 .715/.766 .739 .753 28/13 55/31
ERA-K/9 4.60/2.8 5.35/4.1 2.70/9.0 3.68/5.3 3.16/6.3 1.52/9.5 2.55/5.1 4.38/6.6 4.23/5.5

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Moeller (11-6-0)
 Molina (24-12-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 335/.330 165/.304 45/.250 97/.302 137/.256 93/.239 71/.281 113/.245 .283  Abreu
 Cabrera
 Matsui
 Duncan
 Damon
0/0/53/5
0/54/0/2
17/0/3/2
0/0/4/0
44/5/0/0
OPS .847 .903 .683 .848 .702 .609 .702 .701 .768
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 158/.910 61/.851 15/.833 38/.566 52/.679 53/.690 43/.463 49/.905 .754
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 177/.791 104/.933 30/.603 59/1.018 85/.715 40/.506 28/1.083 64/.537 .779
Home 165/.882 91/.881 34/.614 58/.674 83/.614 63/.520 44/.652 64/.705 .745
Last 28d days 151/.871 70/.995 16/.688 62/.901 61/.665 42/.685 41/.950 69/.699
HR/SB/CS 9/1/2 7/1/2 1/2/0 3/2/1 3/4/1 2/4/0 0/2/2 2/4/1 58/33/13
Usage ····X··· ooX····· ·X······ XX··oo·· ·oX··o·o Xo··oo·o ·oX·oo·· ·X··X···
Minnesota Twins Batters (4.66 RS/G) vs. New York Yankees Pitchers (4.59 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 46.Pettitte*
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
30.Patterson
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 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 65/57 .333/.406/.500/.906 1.375/.828 .883 65/.906 2/0 2/
5.Cuddyer G/S/vP 8/.625 1/.000 ··· 8/.250 3/1.167 1/.000 1/4.000 2/2.500 3/.000 ··· 172/134 .245/.302/.346/.648 .675/.640 .695 119/.615 4/1 2/
22.Gomez G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 2/1.000 2/.000 223/174 .282/.314/.408/.722 .983/.649 .734 112/.774 17/6 4/
23.Harris G/S/vP 10/1.300 2/.000 ··· 2/.000 1/2.000 ··· 1/no AB 1/.000 2/.500 2/.500 202/153 .249/.327/.329/.656 .562/.687 .627 90/.587 1/1 2/
16.Kubel* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 3/.000 1/2.000 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 3/1.167 ··· 186/147 .238/.285/.384/.669 .402/.737 .713 76/.679 0/1 6/
24.Lamb* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 7/1.881 6/1.500 1/4.000 1/.000 ··· 6/.334 1/.000 182/159 .251/.280/.341/.622 .358/.661 .439 89/.726 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 3/1.167 ··· ··· 5/1.100 1/4.000 1/no AB ··· 2/.000 3/1.334 ··· 212/155 .315/.403/.387/.790 .782/.792 .855 100/.739 0/1 0/
27.Monroe G/S/vP 9/.347 ··· ··· 1/2.000 5/.400 ··· ··· ··· 8/.125 ··· 106/69 .235/.292/.459/.752 .307/.988 .825 49/.697 0/0 5/
33.Morneau* G/S/vP 2/.000 1/no AB ··· 8/1.625 4/1.167 1/.000 1/.000 2/.000 5/.400 ··· 240/176 .308/.379/.509/.889 .813/.917 .952 117/.926 0/0 10/
8.Punto# G/S/vP 3/.666 2/2.500 ··· 2/.500 1/no AB 1/no AB ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 60/40 .259/.317/.333/.650 .600/.674 .643 11/1.030 4/1 0/
55.Redmond G/S/vP 5/1.467 ··· ··· 3/.667 2/1.500 ··· 1/no AB ··· 2/.000 ··· 38/22 .235/.289/.324/.613 .536/.668 .578 24/.714 0/0 0/
21.Young G/S/vP 11/1.272 2/.000 1/.000 9/.222 ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 5/.000 5/.650 230/181 .264/.322/.335/.657 .575/.679 .602 109/.707 9/2 0/
IP 65.2 6.0 23.2 25.1 24.0 31.2 1.1 16.0 25.0 11.2 TOTAL .267/.325/.383/.708 .663/.722 .710 .732 45/15 33/43
ERA-K/9 4.11/6.8 1.50/0.0 2.28/11.4 4.26/7.8 6.75/5.6 5.97/8.8 6.75/13.8 0.56/8.4 0.36/8.6 3.86/6.9 4.37/6.6

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Mauer (25-12-0)
 Redmond (8-1-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 285/.294 23/.053 96/.190 106/.298 101/.278 146/.290 7/.200 67/.186 87/.131 46/.205 .263  Young
 Cuddyer
 Gomez
 Monroe
 Kubel
 Punto
55/0/0/7
0/1/37/4
0/50/0/2
0/7/1/1
2/0/13/1
0/2/0/0
OPS .755 .270 .558 .941 .739 .836 1.029 .572 .304 .580 .729
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 79/.406 11/.384 47/.644 45/1.162 43/1.025 75/.987 3/.000 33/.415 39/.205 22/.890 .722
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 206/.890 12/.167 49/.477 61/.791 58/.540 71/.680 4/2.250 34/.724 48/.388 24/.297 .735
Road 157/.740 13/.322 48/.547 55/.877 54/.733 81/.955 7/1.029 31/.494 58/.336 25/.737 .745
Last 28d days 128/.747 13/.322 48/.627 43/1.066 30/.596 53/1.084 7/1.029 44/.573 44/.419 43/.622
HR/SB/CS 7/8/4 0/0/0 1/2/0 8/5/4 2/1/2 6/0/0 0/0/0 1/0/1 0/1/0 2/0/0 53/50/21
Usage ····X··· o······· ····X··· ·oo··X·· ·····XX· ·X···X·· X······· ·Xo··X·X ·oo·XX·X ·Xo···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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