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Game Preview: LAA @ NYY, 3:55pm, Saturday, August 2, 2008 @Yankee Stadium II

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, 69-40, 1st, 12½ up

SP: Jered Weaver (25, RHP, 9-8, 4.11)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. NYY Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2008 (9-8)            124.2 122  60  57  38  96 13    4.11      
 2007 (13-7)           161   178  77  70  45 115 17    3.91      
 2006 (11-2)           123    94  36  35  33 105 15    2.56      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         3-2  39.2  34  17  15  15  36  3    3.40   54 
 2008-07-28   @BOS   W   5.2   6   3   3   3   4  0      97   46 
 2008-07-22    CLE  ND   3     3   2   2   2   4  1      77   47 
 2008-07-09   @TEX  ND   6     7   2   1   2   5  0     102   55 
 2008-07-04    TOR   W   7.1   6   2   2   1   6  0     106   63 
 2008-06-28   @LAD   L   6     0   1   0   3   6  0      97   73 
 2008-06-22   @PHI   W   5.1   4   1   1   3   6  0      92   59 
 2008-06-16    NYM   L   6.1   8   6   6   1   5  2      98   37 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.NYY      2-0  11    10   4   4   6  13  2    3.27   55 
 2007-05-25   @NYY   W   5     7   3   3   3   5  1     103   43 
 2006-08-13   @NYY   W   6     3   1   1   3   8  1     104   67 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   31-21   Road:   38-19   ExtrInn: 3-2 
 vsRHP:  49-33   vsLHP:  20-7    1-Run:  21-13
 vsEast: 22-10   vsCntrl:18-10   vsWest: 19-12 IL:10-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
109 Fri, Aug  1  @NYY  W   1-0       69-40  1st 12.5 up
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
 Last 10: 9-1    Last 20:15-5    Last 30:21-9 
New York Yankees, 59-50, 3rd, 5½ GB, 2½ GB in WC

SP: Mike Mussina (39, RHP, 13-7, 3.56)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. ANA Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2008 (13-7)           126.1 139  59  50  17  85 14    3.56      
 2007 (11-10)          152   188  90  87  35  91 14    5.15      
 2006 (15-7)           197.1 184  88  77  35 172 22    3.51      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         3-3  45    51  15  15   6  39  3    3.00   56 
 2008-07-28    BAL   L   5     8   6   6   1   4  2      95   30 
 2008-07-23    MIN   W   8     6   0   0   0   7  0     105   77 
 2008-07-18    OAK   W   6     9   1   1   0   6  0      93   56 
 2008-07-10   @PIT  ND   6     9   2   2   0   5  0      98   51 
 2008-07-05    BOS   W   6     4   0   0   1   5  0      88   68 
 2008-06-30    TEX   L   6     5   2   2   2   8  0     103   60 
 2008-06-20    CIN   L   8    10   4   4   2   4  1     108   48 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.ANA      2-2  28.1  32  14  14   7  21  2    4.45   50 
 2007-08-21   @LAA   L   1.2   7   7   7   2   1  0      48   12 
 2007-05-27    LAA  ND   6.1   5   2   2   1   6  0      91   60 
 2006-04-09   @LAA   W   6     5   1   1   2   5  0      92   61 
 2005-07-29    LAA   L   8     8   3   3   0   5  2     115   59 
 2005-07-24   @LAA   W   6.1   7   1   1   2   4  0     106   57 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   34-26   Road:   25-24   ExtrInn: 4-2 
 vsRHP:  42-34   vsLHP:  17-16   1-Run:  20-13
 vsEast: 23-22   vsCntrl:14-15   vsWest: 12-5  IL:10-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
109 Fri, Aug  1   LAA  L   0-1       59-50  3rd  5.5 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
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:17-13
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Fri, Aug 01, 2008 LAA  1 @NYY  0        W:Ervin Santana (12-5), L: Mariano Rivera (4-4), S: Francisco Rodriguez (45)
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)
Season Series: 2008 - LAA leads 2-0; 2007 - LAA won 6-3; 2006 - LAA won 6-4; All-Time - NYY leads 314-261

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  5.63

COL  4.66

WSN  3.70

RA/G

OAK  3.80

MIN  4.65

TEX  5.93

BA

C. Jones  .369

J. Drew  .287

J. Towles  .143

OBP

C. Jones  .466

D. Pedroia  .358

T. Pena  .171

SLG

L. Berkman  .620

C. Tracy  .475

T. Pena  .198

OPS

A. Pujols  1.065

C. Coste  .818

T. Pena  .369

ERA

J. Duchscherer  2.33

S. Olsen  4.04

N. Robertson  6.06

K/9IP

T. Lincecum  10.04

J. Lester  6.20

K. Rogers  3.40

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Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Batters (4.61 RS/G) vs. New York Yankees Pitchers (4.33 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 35.Mussina
G/S/vB
33.Bruney
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 53/.861 1/.000 ··· 9/.708 1/5.000 19/.378 ··· ··· 406/323 .284/.320/.426/.747 .688/.761 .701 90/.924 6/3 11/
2.Aybar# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 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 21/.897 1/.000 ··· 6/.167 1/2.000 7/.572 ··· ··· 326/249 .281/.378/.324/.702 .766/.682 .681 98/.705 21/8 0/
27.Guerrero G/S/vP 27/.491 2/.000 ··· 2/.500 3/.000 7/.858 ··· 2/3.500 424/322 .285/.347/.483/.830 .760/.852 .900 99/.852 2/2 18/
48.Hunter G/S/vP 43/.637 2/1.500 ··· 12/.705 ··· 8/.661 ··· ··· 424/322 .281/.342/.495/.837 .841/.835 .779 89/1.071 10/4 18/
6.Izturis# G/S/vP 4/1.500 ··· ··· 1/.000 2/2.000 4/.500 ··· ··· 311/243 .263/.324/.352/.676 .652/.691 .680 70/.695 10/2 3/
47.Kendrick G/S/vP 3/1.667 2/2.500 ··· ··· 1/2.000 5/.650 ··· 1/2.000 254/189 .331/.354/.481/.836 .909/.810 .811 94/.946 8/3 3/
5.Mathis G/S/vP 3/1.667 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· 239/176 .222/.303/.374/.677 .903/.602 .718 77/.749 2/1 8/
24.Matthews# G/S/vP 19/.422 1/.000 ··· 3/.333 1/no AB 11/.546 ··· ··· 367/272 .229/.308/.339/.647 .702/.627 .677 38/.384 6/2 7/
39.Quinlan G/S/vP 2/1.000 ··· ··· 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 6/.500 1/.000 ··· 2/1.500 ··· 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 139/85 .240/.302/.416/.718 .594/.801 .669 70/.938 0/0 6/
25.Teixeira# G/S/vP 26/.352 1/.000 ··· 7/2.357 ··· 10/.311 ··· ··· 465/304 .284/.394/.506/.900 .881/.909 .842 94/1.037 1/0 20/
77.Willits# G/S/vP 3/.000 1/no AB ··· 1/3.000 1/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· 82/67 .185/.308/.231/.538 .457/.551 .279 7/.800 1/0 0/
IP 126.1 11.1 29.1 50.0 38.1 48.1 14.2 35.2 TOTAL .263/.324/.404/.727 .745/.722 .727 .828 81/30 104/61
ERA-K/9 3.56/6.1 1.59/9.6 2.76/5.2 3.60/9.5 2.35/10.3 1.49/10.8 4.91/10.4 2.78/9.1 4.11/7.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Budde (0-0-0)
 Mathis (42-17-3)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 523/.282 48/.175 120/.209 207/.222 152/.158 178/.178 62/.222 150/.218 .263  Guerrero
 Anderson
 Matthews
 Hunter
 Rivera
 Willits
 Quinlan
0/0/72/5
59/0/0/4
30/16/31/4
0/95/0/3
18/1/9/2
14/6/14/0
1/0/3/0
OPS .746 .642 .531 .607 .541 .463 .658 .640 .726
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 248/.573 23/.367 70/.534 64/.696 81/.581 91/.419 30/.452 75/.672 .715
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 275/.900 25/.822 50/.526 143/.567 71/.495 87/.510 32/.862 75/.611 .735
Home 354/.773 20/.311 93/.504 120/.590 95/.568 103/.562 43/.731 90/.621 .714
Last 28d days 126/.751 / 30/.559 42/.648 25/.120 45/.643 42/.715 36/.660
HR/SB/CS 14/7/4 2/0/0 1/6/1 4/3/1 3/1/3 3/5/1 2/2/0 4/3/1 96/80/41
Usage ····X··· ········ ··o··X·· o··Xo·o· ····o·X· X··o···X ··X·X·o· ···oX·o·
New York Yankees Batters (4.73 RS/G) vs. Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Pitchers (4.08 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 36.Weaver
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/.200 1/.000 ··· 15/.467 6/.333 4/.000 3/3.000 460/322 .286/.361/.473/.834 .797/.851 .869 97/.996 14/7 14/
14.Betemit# G/S/vP 5/.400 ··· 1/2.000 3/.000 2/1.500 1/.000 ··· 135/96 .250/.276/.398/.675 .615/.698 .703 40/.520 0/1 4/
28.Cabrera# G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· 1/2.000 4/.500 7/.310 5/.650 ··· 416/279 .249/.303/.349/.653 .605/.680 .660 88/.617 8/2 8/
24.Cano* G/S/vP 4/.500 ··· ··· 5/1.400 8/.500 8/.375 2/.000 432/301 .260/.295/.388/.683 .813/.627 .740 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 6/.167 ··· 1/no AB 36/.790 9/.730 19/.963 5/.400 400/277 .315/.387/.459/.846 .750/.888 .856 49/.769 16/6 7/
25.Giambi* G/S/vP 5/1.550 ··· ··· 43/1.612 8/.250 14/.714 4/.500 368/256 .253/.389/.507/.895 .919/.885 .957 68/.674 2/1 20/
2.Jeter G/S/vP 6/1.000 1/.000 ··· 41/.509 13/1.027 19/.649 12/1.318 456/316 .282/.344/.397/.741 .781/.724 .719 100/.764 6/2 6/
26.Molina G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 218/145 .226/.278/.303/.581 .539/.602 .582 56/.583 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 84/.919 1/1 15/
13.Rodriguez G/S/vP 6/.834 1/.000 ··· 27/1.181 14/.297 29/1.054 21/.508 382/272 .323/.406/.601/1.007 .972/1.021 1.129 96/1.031 15/1 23/
12.Rodriguez G/S/vP 6/.666 1/.000 2/.000 5/.400 9/.222 13/.408 11/.764 334/252 .292/.335/.412/.748 .727/.754 .838 61/.833 6/1 5/
39.Sexson G/S/vP 15/.204 1/.000 1/.000 10/.733 8/.125 15/.276 7/.619 312/226 .225/.324/.378/.702 1.014/.586 .554 37/.798 1/0 11/
IP 124.2 31.0 35.2 48.2 48.1 42.0 44.2 TOTAL .270/.343/.419/.762 .743/.770 .784 .757 71/27 106/54
ERA-K/9 4.11/6.9 1.16/8.4 4.54/5.5 3.14/4.8 2.42/9.3 3.00/9.6 4.63/7.0 3.84/6.6

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

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 525/.255 122/.182 162/.303 198/.272 200/.181 167/.232 199/.241 .255  Nady
 Abreu
 Cabrera
 Damon
 Christian
4/0/83/11
0/0/103/8
0/105/1/6
71/6/0/1
6/0/4/0
OPS .714 .490 .769 .729 .601 .650 .804 .717
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 257/.759 53/.471 75/.815 83/.817 98/.690 83/.456 91/1.005 .732
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 268/.671 69/.503 87/.732 115/.666 102/.519 84/.843 108/.630 .705
Road 278/.745 65/.305 86/.840 90/.846 115/.605 88/.626 108/.807 .705
Last 28d days 68/.812 49/.572 45/.668 42/.621 50/.827 36/.740 44/.758
HR/SB/CS 13/18/4 1/2/1 2/2/1 3/4/2 4/6/0 4/3/1 10/5/1 106/78/24
Usage ····X··· ·o··X·X· ·o···o·· ·Xo···X· o···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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