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Game Preview: LAA @ NYY, 7:05pm, Friday, August 1, 2008 @Yankee Stadium II

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, 68-40, 1st, 12½ up

SP: Ervin Santana (25, RHP, 11-5, 3.57)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. NYY Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2008 (11-5)           141.1 125  59  56  37 135 14    3.57      
 2007 (7-14)           150   174 103  96  58 126 26    5.76      
 2006 (16-8)           204   181 106  97  70 141 21    4.28      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         3-2  46    43  22  20  16  53  5    3.91   56 
 2008-07-27   @BAL   L   5     7   5   5   3   5  0     100   35 
 2008-07-21    CLE   L   7     7   4   3   0   8  2     112   57 
 2008-07-12   @OAK   W   7     5   0   0   2  10  0     111   75 
 2008-07-07   @TEX   W   7    10   6   6   2   6  2     105   37 
 2008-07-01    OAK  ND   7     8   2   2   2   7  0     118   58 
 2008-06-25   @WSN  ND   6     4   4   4   5   8  1     100   51 
 2008-06-20   @PHI   W   7     2   1   0   2   9  0     105   78 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.NYY      4-1  26.1  29  20  18  13  16  6    6.15   42 
 2007-07-08   @NYY   L   3     7   9   9   2   2  2      80    9 
 2006-08-26    NYY   W   6.1   7   5   4   3   5  0     110   43 
 2006-04-08    NYY   W   5.2   2   1   1   3   2  1     103   60 
 2005-07-29   @NYY   W   6.1   6   1   1   2   5  1     105   60 
 2005-07-23    NYY   W   5     7   4   3   3   2  2      91   38 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   31-21   Road:   37-19   ExtrInn: 3-2 
 vsRHP:  48-33   vsLHP:  20-7    1-Run:  20-13
 vsEast: 21-10   vsCntrl:18-10   vsWest: 19-12 IL:10-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
108 Thu, Jul 31  @NYY  W  12-6       68-40  1st 12.5 up
107 Wed, Jul 30  @BOS  W   9-2       67-40  1st 11.5 up
106 Tue, Jul 29  @BOS  W   6-2       66-40  1st 11.5 up
105 Mon, Jul 28  @BOS  W   7-5       65-40  1st 11.5 up
104 Sun, Jul 27  @BAL  L   2-5       64-40  1st 10.5 up
103 Sat, Jul 26  @BAL  W  11-6       64-39  1st 10.5 up
102 Fri, Jul 25  @BAL  W   6-5       63-39  1st 10.5 up
101 Wed, Jul 23   CLE  W  14-11      62-39  1st 10.0 up
100 Tue, Jul 22   CLE  W   3-2       61-39  1st  9.0 up
 99 Mon, Jul 21   CLE  L   2-5       60-39  1st  8.5 up
 Last 10: 8-2    Last 20:15-5    Last 30:20-10
New York Yankees, 59-49, 3rd, 4½ GB, 1½ GB in WC

SP: Sidney Ponson (31, RHP, 6-2, 4.59)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. ANA Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2008 (6-2)             82.1 109  54  42  28  37  7    4.59      
 2007 (2-5)             37.2  54  31  29  17  23  7    6.93      
 2006 (4-5)             85   108  62  59  36  48 10    6.25      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         3-1  37.2  55  28  24  15  17  5    5.73   38 
 2008-07-27   @BOS   L   4    10   7   7   1   1  1      77   14 
 2008-07-21    MIN   W   5.2   9   3   3   2   2  0     100   39 
 2008-07-09    TBR  ND   6     5   1   1   2   4  1      83   60 
 2008-07-02    TEX  ND   5     9   7   7   3   1  2      83   19 
 2008-06-27   @NYM   W   6     5   0   0   4   4  0      93   62 
 2008-06-04    CLE  ND   4     8   6   2   3   1  1      90   28 
 2008-05-31    OAK   W   7     9   4   4   0   4  0     101   47 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.ANA      3-2  37.2  41  19  18  10  19  5    4.30   50 
 2005-08-02   @LAA   L   5.1  10   8   8   3   1  3     100   14 
 2004-05-22   @ANA   L   8     9   3   3   2   5  1     106   55 
 2004-05-16    ANA   W   9     5   0   0   1   4  0     105   80 
 2003-07-19    ANA   W   6.1   9   4   3   2   3  1      88   42 
 2003-05-27    ANA   W   9     8   4   4   2   6  0     134   59 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   34-25   Road:   25-24   ExtrInn: 4-2 
 vsRHP:  42-33   vsLHP:  17-16   1-Run:  20-12
 vsEast: 23-22   vsCntrl:14-15   vsWest: 12-4  IL:10-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
108 Thu, Jul 31   LAA  L   6-12      59-49  3rd  4.5 gb
107 Wed, Jul 30   BAL  W  13-3       59-48  3rd  4.0 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
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:13-7    Last 30:17-13
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Thu, Jul 31, 2008 LAA 12 @NYY  6        W:Jon Garland (10-6), L: Andy Pettitte (12-8), S: none

Wed, Aug 22, 2007 NYY  8 @LAA  2        W:Andy Pettitte (11-7), L: John Lackey (15-8), S: none
Tue, Aug 21, 2007 LAA 18  NYY  9        W:Kelvim Escobar (14-6), L: Mike Mussina (8-9), S: Marcus Gwyn (1)
Mon, Aug 20, 2007 LAA  7  NYY  6 (10)   W:Darren Oliver (1-0), L: Sean Henn (2-1), S: none
Sun, Jul 08, 2007 NYY 12  LAA  0        W:Chien-Ming Wang (9-4), L: Ervin Santana (5-10), S: none
Sat, Jul 07, 2007 LAA  2 @NYY  1 (13)   W:Francisco Rodriguez (2-2), L: Luis Vizcaino (4-2), S: none
Fri, Jul 06, 2007 NYY 14  LAA  9        W:Edwar Ramirez (1-0), L: Chris Bootcheck (2-2), S: none
Sun, May 27, 2007 LAA  4 @NYY  3        W:John Lackey (8-3), L: Scott Proctor (0-2), S: Francisco Rodriguez (16)
Sat, May 26, 2007 LAA  3 @NYY  1        W:Kelvim Escobar (6-2), L: Chien-Ming Wang (3-4), S: Francisco Rodriguez (15)
Fri, May 25, 2007 LAA 10 @NYY  6        W:Jered Weaver (4-3), L: Tyler Clippard (1-1), S: none
Season Series: 2008 - LAA leads 1-0; 2007 - LAA won 6-3; 2006 - LAA won 6-4; All-Time - NYY leads 314-260

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  5.60

LAA  4.64

WSN  3.69

RA/G

OAK  3.81

CLE  4.65

TEX  5.91

BA

C. Jones  .369

V. Wells  .287

J. Towles  .143

OBP

C. Jones  .466

A. Huff  .359

T. Pena  .171

SLG

L. Berkman  .621

N. Markakis  .478

T. Pena  .198

OPS

A. Pujols  1.076

C. Coste  .823

T. Pena  .369

ERA

J. Duchscherer  2.37

J. Weaver  4.11

M. Hendrickson  6.09

K/9IP

T. Lincecum  9.84

J. Lester  6.20

K. Rogers  3.40

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Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Batters (4.64 RS/G) vs. New York Yankees Pitchers (4.36 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 47.Ponson
G/S/vB
63.Britton
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
16.Anderson* G/S/vP 30/.750 2/2.500 ··· 9/.708 1/5.000 18/.398 ··· ··· 402/319 .285/.321/.428/.749 .688/.765 .705 90/1.008 6/3 11/
2.Aybar# G/S/vP ··· 1/4.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 248/179 .284/.316/.405/.721 .734/.715 .793 43/.918 6/2 3/
28.Budde G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/1 .000/.000/.000/.000 .000/ .000 3/.000 0/0 0/
9.Figgins# G/S/vP 15/1.104 2/2.500 ··· 5/.200 1/2.000 7/.572 ··· ··· 322/246 .285/.383/.329/.712 .777/.691 .699 99/.726 21/8 0/
27.Guerrero G/S/vP 27/1.179 3/1.666 ··· 2/.500 3/.000 6/.666 ··· 2/3.500 420/318 .285/.348/.485/.833 .760/.857 .908 99/.885 2/2 18/
48.Hunter G/S/vP 31/.332 3/.000 ··· 12/.705 ··· 7/.453 ··· ··· 420/318 .281/.343/.497/.840 .841/.840 .784 89/1.110 10/4 18/
6.Izturis# G/S/vP 2/2.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/2.000 4/.500 ··· ··· 307/240 .267/.328/.357/.685 .663/.700 .699 70/.725 10/2 3/
47.Kendrick G/S/vP ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· 1/2.000 4/.833 ··· 1/2.000 250/185 .335/.356/.487/.843 .909/.820 .824 94/.985 8/3 3/
5.Mathis G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· 236/174 .224/.303/.378/.681 .920/.601 .725 78/.746 2/1 8/
24.Matthews# G/S/vP 11/.764 2/1.000 ··· 3/.333 1/no AB 11/.546 ··· ··· 367/272 .229/.308/.339/.647 .702/.627 .677 42/.422 6/2 7/
39.Quinlan G/S/vP 4/.000 ··· ··· 2/1.000 2/.500 1/2.000 ··· ··· 112/65 .262/.313/.320/.633 .666/.609 .546 14/.571 1/1 1/
21.Rivera G/S/vP 10/.500 2/.000 ··· 2/1.500 ··· 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 136/82 .244/.301/.423/.724 .594/.814 .678 67/.959 0/0 6/
25.Teixeira# G/S/vP 13/1.153 3/.666 ··· 7/2.357 ··· 9/.222 ··· ··· 461/300 .283/.390/.506/.897 .881/.905 .836 94/1.055 1/0 20/
77.Willits# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/3.000 1/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· 82/67 .185/.308/.231/.538 .457/.551 .279 7/.800 1/0 0/
IP 82.1 10.2 29.1 49.0 38.1 47.1 14.2 35.2 TOTAL .264/.324/.406/.730 .747/.724 .732 .850 81/30 104/61
ERA-K/9 4.59/4.0 3.38/2.5 2.76/5.2 3.67/9.4 2.35/10.3 1.33/10.8 4.91/10.4 2.78/9.1 4.14/7.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Budde (0-0-0)
 Mathis (40-17-3)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 376/.322 44/.250 120/.209 204/.226 152/.158 173/.170 62/.222 150/.218 .264  Guerrero
 Anderson
 Matthews
 Hunter
 Rivera
 Willits
 Quinlan
0/0/71/5
59/0/0/4
30/16/31/4
0/94/0/3
17/1/9/2
14/6/14/0
1/0/3/0
OPS .847 .718 .531 .617 .541 .446 .658 .640 .728
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 206/.941 20/1.111 70/.534 64/.696 81/.581 89/.414 30/.452 75/.672 .717
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 170/.739 24/.394 50/.526 140/.579 71/.495 84/.480 32/.862 75/.611 .738
Home 236/.857 31/.872 93/.504 117/.605 95/.568 98/.536 43/.731 90/.621 .718
Last 28d days 75/.987 16/1.250 30/.559 39/.703 30/.100 40/.588 42/.715 40/.725
HR/SB/CS 7/1/4 1/0/0 1/6/1 4/3/1 3/1/3 3/5/1 2/2/0 4/3/1 96/80/41
Usage ····X··· X······· ·o··X··· ··Xo·o·· ···o·X·· ··o···X· ·X·X·o·· ··oX·o··
New York Yankees Batters (4.78 RS/G) vs. Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Pitchers (4.12 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 54.Santana
G/S/vB
66.Arredondo
G/S/vB
53.O'Day
G/S/vB
38.Oliver*
G/S/vB
57.Rodriguez
G/S/vB
62.Shields
G/S/vB
33.Speier
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
53.Abreu* G/S/vP 5/.800 1/.000 ··· 15/.467 6/.333 4/.000 3/3.000 456/318 .287/.362/.475/.837 .797/.855 .875 98/.980 13/7 14/
14.Betemit# G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 1/2.000 3/.000 2/1.500 1/.000 ··· 132/93 .248/.275/.400/.675 .615/.699 .705 38/.493 0/1 4/
28.Cabrera# G/S/vP 5/1.100 ··· 1/2.000 4/.500 7/.310 5/.650 ··· 413/276 .251/.306/.352/.658 .605/.688 .670 89/.648 8/2 8/
24.Cano* G/S/vP 13/1.126 ··· ··· 5/1.400 7/.572 8/.375 2/.000 428/297 .263/.297/.392/.689 .813/.636 .753 94/.816 1/4 9/
17.Christian G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 28/9 .280/.357/.360/.717 .892/.347 .844 12/1.000 4/1 0/
18.Damon* G/S/vP 17/.448 ··· 1/no AB 36/.790 9/.730 19/.963 5/.400 396/273 .315/.386/.460/.846 .750/.889 .856 46/.816 15/6 7/
25.Giambi* G/S/vP 12/.555 ··· ··· 43/1.612 7/.286 14/.714 4/.500 364/252 .257/.393/.514/.907 .919/.901 .980 68/.701 2/1 20/
2.Jeter G/S/vP 16/1.708 1/.000 ··· 41/.509 13/1.027 19/.649 12/1.318 452/312 .280/.343/.396/.739 .781/.720 .714 101/.781 6/2 6/
26.Molina G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 218/145 .226/.278/.303/.581 .539/.602 .582 59/.572 0/0 0/
22.Nady G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/2.000 11/.989 2/1.000 2/1.000 5/.400 382/293 .328/.385/.545/.930 .980/.914 .896 88/.935 1/1 15/
13.Rodriguez G/S/vP 15/.343 1/.000 ··· 27/1.181 13/.321 29/1.054 21/.508 378/268 .326/.407/.607/1.014 .972/1.031 1.144 96/1.070 15/1 23/
12.Rodriguez G/S/vP 14/.445 1/.000 2/.000 5/.400 9/.222 13/.408 11/.764 331/249 .295/.338/.416/.755 .727/.764 .856 62/.853 6/1 5/
39.Sexson G/S/vP 24/1.059 1/.000 1/.000 10/.733 8/.125 15/.276 7/.619 312/226 .225/.324/.378/.702 1.014/.586 .554 40/.767 1/0 11/
IP 141.1 31.0 35.2 48.2 47.1 42.0 44.2 TOTAL .271/.344/.421/.765 .743/.775 .791 .767 69/27 106/54
ERA-K/9 3.57/8.6 1.16/8.4 4.54/5.5 3.14/4.8 2.47/9.3 3.00/9.6 4.63/7.0 3.88/6.5

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Molina (29-26-6)
 Rodriguez (35-19-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 585/.234 122/.182 162/.303 198/.272 197/.185 167/.232 199/.241 .256  Nady
 Abreu
 Cabrera
 Damon
 Christian
4/0/83/11
0/0/102/8
0/104/1/6
70/6/0/1
6/0/4/0
OPS .650 .490 .769 .729 .611 .650 .804 .720
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 288/.742 53/.471 75/.815 83/.817 96/.706 83/.456 91/1.005 .737
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 297/.563 69/.503 87/.732 115/.666 101/.524 84/.843 108/.630 .706
Road 361/.672 65/.305 86/.840 90/.846 112/.623 88/.626 108/.807 .711
Last 28d days 116/.780 49/.572 45/.668 45/.578 47/.886 36/.740 48/.765
HR/SB/CS 14/10/3 1/2/1 2/2/1 3/4/2 4/6/0 4/3/1 10/5/1 106/76/24
Usage ····X··· o··X·X·· o···o··· Xo···X·· ···o··X· ···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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