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Game Preview: BAL @ NYY, 1:05pm, Wednesday, July 30, 2008 @Yankee Stadium II

Baltimore Orioles, 51-55, 5th, 11 GB, 9 GB in WC

SP: Dennis Sarfate (27, RHP, 4-1, 3.78)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. NYY Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2008 (4-1)             50    35  23  21  39  52  3    3.78      
 2007 (1-0)              8.1   5   1   1   1  14  0    1.08      
 2006 (0-0)              8.1   9   4   4   4  11  0    4.32      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS                                              inf      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.NYY    Has never faced NYY.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   29-23   Road:   22-32   ExtrInn: 4-6 
 vsRHP:  41-38   vsLHP:  10-17   1-Run:  19-20
 vsEast: 19-27   vsCntrl:11-9    vsWest: 10-12 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
107 Tue, Jul 29  @NYY  W   7-6       51-55  5th 11.0 gb
106 Mon, Jul 28  @NYY  W  13-4       50-55  5th 11.0 gb
105 Sun, Jul 27   LAA  W   5-2       49-55  5th 12.0 gb
104 Sat, Jul 26   LAA  L   6-11      48-55  5th 13.0 gb
103 Fri, Jul 25   LAA  L   5-6       48-54  5th 12.0 gb
102 Thu, Jul 24   TOR  L   1-7       48-53  5th 11.0 gb
101 Wed, Jul 23   TOR  L   1-5       48-52  5th 11.0 gb
100 Tue, Jul 22   TOR  L   8-10      48-51  5th 10.0 gb
 99 Mon, Jul 21   TOR  W   8-3       48-50  4th 10.0 gb
 98 Sun, Jul 20   DET  L   1-5       47-50  5th 10.0 gb
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20: 7-13   Last 30:12-18
New York Yankees, 58-48, 3rd, 4 GB, 2 GB in WC

SP: Joba Chamberlain (22, RHP, 3-3, 2.30)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. BAL Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2008 (3-3)             78.1  63  22  20  34  93  3    2.30      
 2007 (2-0)             24    12   2   1   6  34  1    0.38      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         2-1  42    35  10  10  14  53  1    2.14   61 
 2008-07-25   @BOS   W   7     3   0   0   1   9  0     102   79 
 2008-07-19    OAK  ND   6     6   1   1   1   8  0      96   63 
 2008-07-11   @TOR   L   6.2   7   3   3   0   9  1     108   57 
 2008-07-06    BOS  ND   6     4   3   3   4   5  0     101   53 
 2008-07-01    TEX  ND   4     5   2   2   4   6  0      91   46 
 2008-06-25   @PIT   W   6.2   6   0   0   1   7  0     114   68 
 2008-06-19    SDP  ND   5.2   4   1   1   3   9  0     100   63 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.BAL    Has never faced BAL.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   33-24   Road:   25-24   ExtrInn: 4-2 
 vsRHP:  41-32   vsLHP:  17-16   1-Run:  20-12
 vsEast: 22-22   vsCntrl:14-15   vsWest: 12-3  IL:10-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
106 Tue, Jul 29   BAL  L   6-7       58-48  3rd  4.0 gb
105 Mon, Jul 28   BAL  L   4-13      58-47  3rd  3.0 gb
104 Sun, Jul 27  @BOS  L   2-9       58-46  3rd  3.0 gb
103 Sat, Jul 26  @BOS  W  10-3       58-45  3rd  3.0 gb
102 Fri, Jul 25  @BOS  W   1-0       57-45  3rd  3.0 gb
101 Wed, Jul 23   MIN  W   5-1       56-45  3rd  3.5 gb
100 Tue, Jul 22   MIN  W   8-2       55-45  3rd  3.5 gb
 99 Mon, Jul 21   MIN  W  12-4       54-45  3rd  4.5 gb
 98 Sun, Jul 20   OAK  W   2-1       53-45  3rd  4.5 gb
 97 Sat, Jul 19   OAK  W   4-3 (12)  52-45  3rd  5.5 gb
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:13-7    Last 30:17-13
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Tue, Jul 29, 2008 BAL  7 @NYY  6        W:Daniel Cabrera (7-6), L: Darrell Rasner (5-8), S: none
Mon, Jul 28, 2008 BAL 13 @NYY  4        W:Jeremy Guthrie (7-8), L: Mike Mussina (13-7), S: none
Wed, May 28, 2008 NYY  4 @BAL  2        W:Andy Pettitte (5-5), L: Jeremy Guthrie (2-6), S: Mariano Rivera (13)
Tue, May 27, 2008 BAL 10  NYY  9 (11)   W:Matt Albers (3-1), L: LaTroy Hawkins (1-1), S: none
Mon, May 26, 2008 BAL  6  NYY  1        W:Garrett Olson (4-1), L: Darrell Rasner (3-1), S: none
Thu, May 22, 2008 NYY  2  BAL  1        W:Mariano Rivera (1-1), L: Jim Johnson (0-2), S: none
Wed, May 21, 2008 NYY  8  BAL  0        W:Darrell Rasner (3-0), L: Garrett Olson (3-1), S: none
Tue, May 20, 2008 BAL 12 @NYY  2        W:Daniel Cabrera (5-1), L: Mike Mussina (6-4), S: none
Sun, Apr 20, 2008 NYY  7 @BAL  1        W:Andy Pettitte (3-1), L: Steve Trachsel (1-3), S: none
Sat, Apr 19, 2008 BAL  6  NYY  0        W:Brian Burres (2-1), L: Ian Kennedy (0-2), S: Jim Johnson (1)
Season Series: 2008 - BAL leads 7-4; 2007 - Tied 9-9; 2006 - NYY won 12-7; All-Time - NYY leads 1202-833

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

TEX  5.62

CLE  4.59

WSN  3.67

RA/G

OAK  3.81

CLE  4.57

TEX  5.92

BA

C. Jones  .369

C. Hart  .285

J. Towles  .143

OBP

C. Jones  .466

J. Werth  .358

T. Pena  .174

SLG

L. Berkman  .621

J. Crede  .474

T. Pena  .201

OPS

A. Pujols  1.077

J. Cantu  .822

T. Pena  .375

ERA

C. Lee  2.29

O. Perez  4.02

M. Hendrickson  6.09

K/9IP

T. Lincecum  9.84

T. Wellemeyer  6.20

K. Rogers  3.40

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Baltimore Orioles Batters (4.83 RS/G) vs. New York Yankees Pitchers (4.30 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 62.Chamberlain
G/S/vB
48.Farnsworth
G/S/vB
38.Giese
G/S/vB
34.Marte*
G/S/vB
36.Ramirez
G/S/vB
42.Rivera
G/S/vB
30.Robertson
G/S/vB
41.Veras
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
2.Castro G/S/vP ··· 7/.762 ··· 3/.000 ··· 2/1.000 1/2.000 1/.000 43/29 .125/.146/.125/.271 .220/.296 .143 32/.333 0/0 0/
12.Fahey* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 88/68 .241/.267/.349/.617 .358/.694 .478 54/.675 0/0 0/
55.Hernandez G/S/vP 1/.000 8/.661 ··· 5/1.850 3/.666 18/.801 1/.000 4/.833 334/254 .253/.306/.428/.734 .768/.723 .668 80/.920 0/0 12/
17.Huff* G/S/vP 3/.000 7/.714 ··· 9/1.000 4/.250 19/1.363 ··· 2/5.000 445/316 .302/.360/.556/.916 .740/.990 .893 106/1.150 2/0 22/
10.Jones G/S/vP 1/.000 2/2.000 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 4/.500 1/5.000 4/.000 415/323 .277/.320/.407/.727 .697/.735 .717 102/.810 8/3 7/
21.Markakis* G/S/vP 3/.333 5/.800 ··· 3/.666 4/.833 7/1.428 1/no AB 5/.400 472/333 .292/.394/.478/.872 .964/.833 .917 108/.924 10/5 15/
15.Millar G/S/vP 4/.833 15/1.133 ··· 6/.334 4/.750 21/.907 1/2.000 5/.600 428/316 .247/.343/.423/.766 .857/.735 .692 92/.907 0/1 16/
6.Mora G/S/vP 3/.666 10/.800 ··· 1/3.000 8/.500 22/.231 ··· 3/.000 415/304 .252/.317/.429/.746 .941/.676 .654 94/.972 2/7 15/
16.Payton G/S/vP 1/.000 11/.586 ··· ··· 2/2.500 10/.744 ··· ··· 213/141 .244/.280/.373/.653 .877/.533 .740 44/.500 4/0 6/
24.Quiroz G/S/vP 2/1.500 ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 100/80 .225/.296/.315/.611 .961/.521 .539 16/.661 0/0 2/
1.Roberts# G/S/vP ··· 8/1.042 ··· 4/.000 7/.572 11/1.000 1/no AB 5/.650 470/337 .285/.366/.470/.836 .864/.824 .838 104/.751 27/10 7/
30.Scott* G/S/vP 2/.500 ··· ··· 7/.429 3/.333 4/.000 1/2.000 3/1.666 358/284 .260/.346/.500/.846 .729/.878 .725 87/.746 2/1 18/
IP 78.1 44.1 28.1 49.0 38.1 47.1 12.2 35.2 TOTAL .263/.331/.434/.765 .790/.755 .728 .832 59/31 124/61
ERA-K/9 2.30/10.7 3.65/8.7 2.86/5.4 3.67/9.4 2.35/10.3 1.33/10.8 4.97/9.9 2.78/9.1 4.08/7.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Hernandez (70-19-6)
 Quiroz (19-8-2)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 323/.222 185/.264 117/.215 204/.226 152/.158 173/.170 54/.234 150/.218 .263  Markakis
 Jones
 Payton
 Scott
0/0/105/11
0/103/0/3
63/7/2/3
73/0/0/2
OPS .597 .844 .545 .617 .541 .446 .634 .640 .725
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 162/.649 90/.989 69/.542 64/.696 81/.581 89/.414 27/.505 75/.672 .713
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 161/.546 95/.721 48/.548 140/.579 71/.495 84/.480 27/.768 75/.611 .736
Home 171/.633 101/.869 90/.522 117/.605 95/.568 98/.536 35/.710 90/.621 .712
Last 28d days 100/.542 34/.469 34/.491 39/.703 37/.108 40/.588 37/.631 40/.725
HR/SB/CS 3/8/3 11/5/6 1/6/1 4/3/1 3/1/3 3/5/1 1/2/0 4/3/1 92/77/40
Usage ····X··· ·X··o··X ··X····o Xo·o··o· ·o·X···· o···X·o· ·X·o···o oX·o···o
New York Yankees Batters (4.69 RS/G) vs. Baltimore Orioles Pitchers (4.93 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 45.Sarfate
G/S/vB
51.Bierd
G/S/vB
53.Bradford
G/S/vB
26.Cabrera
G/S/vB
23.Castillo*
G/S/vB
54.Cormier
G/S/vB
43.Johnson
G/S/vB
52.Sherrill*
G/S/vB
32.Walker*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
53.Abreu* G/S/vP 1/.000 1/.000 5/.400 3/1.167 ··· 7/.629 3/.333 5/.600 10/.800 446/311 .283/.359/.451/.810 .792/.818 .827 98/.828 13/7 11/
14.Betemit# G/S/vP ··· 1/2.000 2/.000 1/3.000 ··· 2/.000 2/.000 2/.500 1/.000 130/92 .244/.271/.398/.670 .632/.685 .697 44/.452 0/1 4/
28.Cabrera# G/S/vP 1/no AB 1/2.000 4/.250 4/1.250 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 2/.500 10/.522 405/270 .247/.302/.345/.647 .599/.675 .649 84/.635 8/2 8/
24.Cano* G/S/vP 1/.000 1/3.000 2/.000 3/.000 ··· 2/.000 5/.800 8/.000 9/.666 419/292 .266/.301/.398/.700 .823/.647 .775 93/.904 1/4 9/
17.Christian G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 27/9 .250/.333/.333/.667 .826/.347 .708 11/.899 4/1 0/
18.Damon* G/S/vP 1/.000 1/2.000 6/1.333 2/3.000 ··· 3/2.334 2/1.000 10/1.389 20/.824 387/266 .318/.384/.465/.850 .763/.888 .863 47/.825 15/6 7/
25.Giambi* G/S/vP 1/.000 ··· 5/.800 4/.000 ··· 1/.000 2/1.000 6/.533 17/.378 358/247 .255/.394/.517/.911 .908/.913 .993 70/.771 2/1 20/
2.Jeter G/S/vP 1/.000 1/2.000 23/.741 5/2.400 ··· 2/.500 3/.000 4/1.167 4/.500 443/305 .286/.348/.404/.751 .793/.733 .736 102/.829 6/2 6/
19.Moeller G/S/vP 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 5/1.550 83/57 .230/.313/.338/.651 .573/.683 .513 12/.258 0/0 1/
26.Molina G/S/vP ··· 1/no AB 6/.000 1/.000 ··· 3/1.000 2/.000 1/no AB 3/.666 214/143 .229/.279/.307/.586 .537/.611 .592 56/.622 0/0 0/
22.Nady G/S/vP 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 3/.000 2/.000 1/2.000 ··· 374/287 .322/.380/.530/.909 .925/.903 .852 85/.939 1/1 14/
13.Rodriguez G/S/vP 2/1.500 2/.000 29/.849 5/.400 ··· 1/3.000 3/.666 2/.500 6/1.917 369/261 .326/.409/.602/1.011 .992/1.019 1.146 96/1.072 15/1 22/
39.Sexson G/S/vP 2/.000 3/.333 6/.000 2/.500 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 3/1.334 309/225 .219/.317/.374/.691 .994/.579 .530 46/.634 1/0 11/
IP 50.0 18.1 38.2 14.1 6.2 40.0 58.1 44.2 23.0 TOTAL .270/.343/.417/.760 .740/.770 .783 .752 69/27 101/53
ERA-K/9 3.78/9.4 1.47/5.4 2.56/3.0 3.14/10.1 1.35/6.7 4.05/7.2 1.85/4.9 4.23/9.9 4.70/7.0 4.67/5.8

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Moeller (13-7-0)
 Molina (29-26-6)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 218/.202 82/.264 156/.280 61/.220 25/.136 176/.253 226/.181 197/.240 102/.315 .268  Nady
 Abreu
 Cabrera
 Damon
 Christian
3/0/82/11
0/0/101/8
0/102/1/6
69/6/0/1
5/0/4/0
OPS .657 .703 .656 .708 .513 .729 .462 .714 .922 .768
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 98/.570 37/.836 50/.756 27/.726 9/1.000 78/.641 108/.514 62/.592 60/1.169 .768
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 120/.721 45/.581 106/.611 34/.693 16/.188 98/.796 118/.416 135/.770 42/.539 .767
Road 111/.599 37/.695 71/.566 19/.566 6/.900 123/.721 118/.530 88/.802 54/1.253 .755
Last 28d days 52/.636 25/.750 27/.453 56/.726 25/.513 57/.973 52/.552 39/.946 5/.400
HR/SB/CS 3/5/2 1/0/0 2/0/3 2/2/1 1/1/0 3/3/1 0/2/2 5/3/0 6/1/1 120/89/27
Usage ····X··X ·X····X· ··o·o··· ···X·X·X ····Xo·X ·X·X··X· X·o·o··· X·o··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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