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Game Preview: NYY @ SEA, 10:10pm, Saturday, September 6, 2008 @Safeco Field

New York Yankees, 75-66, 3rd, 11 GB, 8½ GB in WC

SP: Sidney Ponson (31, RHP, 7-5, 5.13)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. SEA Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2008 (7-5)            119.1 155  81  68  43  50 12    5.13      
 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         1-3  37    46  27  26  15  13  5    6.32   40 
 2008-09-01   @DET  ND   3     9   7   6   1   1  2      76   15 
 2008-08-27    BOS   L   4.2   7   4   4   4   3  0      89   33 
 2008-08-21   @TOR   L   2     8   7   7   1   0  0      51   11 
 2008-08-16    KCR  ND   6.1   7   2   2   2   2  1      85   51 
 2008-08-11   @MIN   L   7.2   7   4   4   2   2  1     107   49 
 2008-08-06   @TEX   W   6.1   6   3   3   1   4  1      95   52 
 2008-08-01    LAA  ND   7     2   0   0   4   1  0      96   70 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.SEA      2-1  34.1  38  18  18  10  18  2    4.72   48 
 2008-05-06   @SEA   W   7     7   1   1   1   2  0     103   60 
 2006-07-18    SEA  ND   6.2   5   4   4   3   5  1      99   50 
 2005-07-17   @SEA   L   5.2   6   5   5   3   3  0      88   37 
 2004-08-03    SEA  ND   6    13   7   7   2   2  1     104   18 
 2003-07-10   @SEA   W   9     7   1   1   1   6  0      89   74 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   40-31   Road:   35-35   ExtrInn: 6-2 
 vsRHP:  56-45   vsLHP:  19-21   1-Run:  24-17
 vsEast: 31-29   vsCntrl:18-18   vsWest: 16-11 IL:10-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
141 Fri, Sep  5  @SEA  L   1-3       75-66  3rd 11.0 gb
140 Thu, Sep  4  @TBR  L   5-7       75-65  3rd 11.0 gb
139 Wed, Sep  3  @TBR  W   8-4       75-64  3rd 10.0 gb
138 Tue, Sep  2  @TBR  W   7-2       74-64  3rd 11.0 gb
137 Mon, Sep  1  @DET  W  13-9       73-64  3rd 12.0 gb
136 Sun, Aug 31   TOR  L   2-6       72-64  3rd 12.5 gb
135 Sat, Aug 30   TOR  L   6-7       72-63  3rd 11.5 gb
134 Fri, Aug 29   TOR  W   2-1       72-62  3rd 10.5 gb
133 Thu, Aug 28   BOS  W   3-2       71-62  3rd 10.5 gb
132 Wed, Aug 27   BOS  L   3-11      70-62  3rd 10.5 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:14-16
Seattle Mariners, 55-85, 4th, 30 GB, 28 GB in WC

SP: Ryan Rowland-Smith (25, LHP, 4-2, 3.56)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. NYY Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2008 (4-2)             86    83  37  34  35  61  9    3.56      
 2007 (1-0)             38.2  39  19  17  15  42  4    3.96      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         2-1  39.2  42  18  17  14  22  6    3.86   49 
 2008-08-31   @CLE   W   6.1   7   2   1   1   2  1     112   54 
 2008-08-26    MIN   W   7     5   2   2   2   5  1     107   62 
 2008-08-21    OAK   L   7     4   1   1   3   6  1     114   68 
 2008-08-16   @MIN  ND   5    10   5   5   2   1  1      89   26 
 2008-08-09    TBR  ND   5.2   7   4   4   2   5  1     105   42 
 2008-07-06    DET  ND   5     5   1   1   3   2  1      83   52 
 2008-07-01    TOR  ND   3.2   4   3   3   1   1  0      62   41 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.NYY    Has never faced NYY.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   29-41   Road:   26-44   ExtrInn: 5-7 
 vsRHP:  36-56   vsLHP:  19-29   1-Run:  16-26
 vsEast: 14-28   vsCntrl:15-24   vsWest: 17-24 IL: 9-9 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
140 Fri, Sep  5   NYY  W   3-1       55-85  4th 30.0 gb
139 Wed, Sep  3  @TEX  L   0-1       54-85  4th 30.5 gb
138 Tue, Sep  2  @TEX  L   4-6       54-84  4th 30.5 gb
137 Mon, Sep  1  @TEX  W  12-6       54-83  4th 29.5 gb
136 Sun, Aug 31  @CLE  W   6-4       53-83  4th 30.0 gb
135 Sat, Aug 30  @CLE  W   4-3 (10)  52-83  4th 31.0 gb
134 Fri, Aug 29  @CLE  W   3-2       51-83  4th 31.0 gb
133 Wed, Aug 27   MIN  L   5-6       50-83  4th 30.5 gb
132 Tue, Aug 26   MIN  W   3-2       50-82  4th 30.5 gb
131 Mon, Aug 25   MIN  W   4-2 (11)  49-82  4th 30.5 gb
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20: 9-11   Last 30:14-16
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Fri, Sep 05, 2008 SEA  3  NYY  1        W:Brandon Morrow (2-2), L: Andy Pettitte (13-12), S: J.J. Putz (11)
Sun, May 25, 2008 NYY  6  SEA  5        W:Edwar Ramirez (1-0), L: J.J. Putz (1-2), S: Mariano Rivera (12)
Sat, May 24, 2008 NYY 12  SEA  6        W:Mike Mussina (7-4), L: Carlos Silva (3-4), S: none
Fri, May 23, 2008 NYY 13  SEA  2        W:Andy Pettitte (4-5), L: Erik Bedard (3-3), S: none
Sun, May 04, 2008 NYY  8  SEA  2        W:Darrell Rasner (1-0), L: Carlos Silva (3-1), S: none
Sat, May 03, 2008 NYY  6  SEA  1        W:Mike Mussina (4-3), L: Felix Hernandez (2-2), S: none
Fri, May 02, 2008 NYY  5  SEA  1        W:Chien-Ming Wang (6-0), L: Erik Bedard (2-1), S: none

Wed, Sep 05, 2007 NYY 10  SEA  2        W:Joba Chamberlain (1-0), L: Jarrod Washburn (9-13), S: none
Tue, Sep 04, 2007 NYY 12  SEA  3        W:Chien-Ming Wang (17-6), L: Horacio Ramirez (8-5), S: none
Mon, Sep 03, 2007 SEA  7 @NYY  1        W:Felix Hernandez (11-7), L: Roger Clemens (6-6), S: none
Season Series: 2008 - NYY leads 6-1; 2007 - Tied 5-5; 2006 - Tied 3-3; All-Time - NYY leads 190-152

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  5.42

FLA  4.65

SFG  3.85

RA/G

TOR  3.85

CLE  4.58

TEX  5.94

BA

R. Furcal  .366

D. Lee  .292

J. Towles  .143

OBP

A. Pujols  .468

A. Callaspo  .367

T. Pena  .184

SLG

A. Pujols  .642

B. Moss  .486

T. Pena  .209

OPS

A. Pujols  1.110

J. Damon  .842

T. Pena  .393

ERA

C. Lee  2.32

M. Buehrle  3.98

C. Silva  6.53

K/9IP

T. Lincecum  10.22

G. Floyd  6.41

L. Hernandez  3.35

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New York Yankees Batters (4.86 RS/G) vs. Seattle Mariners Pitchers (4.94 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 18.Rowland-Smith*
G/S/vB
43.Batista
G/S/vB
48.Corcoran
G/S/vB
41.Dickey
G/S/vB
54.Green
G/S/vB
36.Jimenez*
G/S/vB
57.Lowe
G/S/vB
26.Messenger
G/S/vB
35.Morrow
G/S/vB
20.Putz
G/S/vB
60.Thomas*
G/S/vB
40.Wells
G/S/vB
49.Woods*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
53.Abreu* G/S/vP 2/1.000 31/1.034 1/no AB 1/.000 4/.833 ··· 1/2.000 5/.600 6/1.333 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 601/426 .299/.371/.460/.831 .777/.854 .775 110/.807 18/10 15/
14.Betemit# G/S/vP ··· 9/.472 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 7/.762 1/3.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 169/129 .263/.292/.413/.704 .651/.720 .667 17/.812 0/1 5/
28.Cabrera# G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 2/2.000 ··· 2/1.000 3/1.333 2/.500 4/.000 ··· ··· ··· 440/299 .242/.296/.337/.633 .587/.658 .632 9/.667 9/2 8/
24.Cano* G/S/vP 3/1.667 8/.804 ··· 1/no AB 2/1.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 6/.333 4/.000 ··· ··· ··· 555/391 .266/.301/.405/.707 .790/.673 .660 102/.692 1/4 13/
18.Damon* G/S/vP 1/.000 33/1.397 ··· 9/.444 2/.500 ··· ··· 2/2.000 4/.000 4/.583 1/.000 ··· ··· 551/392 .311/.384/.458/.842 .742/.882 .852 117/.811 26/6 12/
11.Gardner* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 87/72 .182/.247/.234/.481 .000/.581 .411 19/.760 7/0 0/
25.Giambi* G/S/vP 2/no AB 23/.466 ··· 2/.500 ··· ··· 2/.500 ··· 3/.000 11/.473 ··· ··· 2/3.500 485/354 .245/.371/.503/.874 .872/.874 .820 93/.748 2/1 28/
2.Jeter G/S/vP ··· 25/.598 ··· 4/.000 5/.600 ··· 1/2.000 3/.666 7/.829 8/.250 ··· ··· ··· 602/425 .294/.355/.400/.755 .823/.727 .766 112/.783 10/4 9/
55.Matsui* G/S/vP 4/1.250 18/1.435 ··· 6/1.333 ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 4/.500 5/1.000 ··· ··· 1/2.000 350/245 .301/.383/.437/.820 .733/.859 .834 65/.637 0/0 9/
19.Moeller G/S/vP 1/.000 1/.000 1/2.000 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 1/no AB 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 84/57 .227/.310/.333/.643 .551/.683 .777 / 0/0 1/
26.Molina G/S/vP 1/.000 2/.000 ··· 6/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 3/.666 4/1.000 ··· ··· 3/.666 271/183 .220/.266/.314/.580 .472/.632 .527 37/.466 0/0 2/
22.Nady G/S/vP ··· 4/.500 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 3/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 519/400 .316/.370/.530/.900 .827/.919 .907 109/.697 1/1 22/
29.Ransom G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 10/3 .750/.800/1.750/2.550 1.714/4.000 3.000 10/2.550 0/0 2/
13.Rodriguez G/S/vP ··· 22/.955 ··· 4/1.750 2/2.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 8/1.089 9/.222 ··· ··· 1/.000 524/383 .313/.401/.596/.997 .939/1.017 .914 112/1.042 17/3 32/
12.Rodriguez G/S/vP 3/1.334 22/.559 2/1.000 6/.900 6/1.100 1/.000 4/.500 ··· 4/.000 7/1.000 ··· ··· 3/1.000 404/308 .281/.324/.404/.728 .737/.725 .651 61/.590 7/1 7/
IP 86.0 109.1 59.2 102.0 70.1 23.1 55.1 2.1 44.1 39.1 2.0 5.1 17.0 TOTAL .272/.343/.427/.770 .730/.786 .747 .769 98/34 153/70
ERA-K/9 3.56/6.4 6.09/5.7 3.17/5.1 5.38/4.9 3.97/7.3 3.86/6.2 5.69/7.5 7.71/3.9 1.42/11.2 4.12/9.8 0.00/4.5 5.06/6.8 5.82/4.8 4.63/6.4

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Moeller (13-7-0)
 Molina (38-31-6)
 Rodriguez (47-24-6)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 370/.253 528/.296 255/.234 459/.288 312/.244 97/.281 269/.307 13/.364 169/.127 183/.271 7/.286 27/.286 77/.288 .275  Nady
 Abreu
 Cabrera
 Gardner
 Matsui
 Damon
31/0/87/12
0/0/132/10
0/115/1/7
16/6/0/3
21/0/3/2
79/26/0/2
OPS .719 .895 .620 .816 .657 .738 .846 .825 .460 .777 .571 .733 .935 .775
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 136/.852 290/.940 116/.678 234/.798 135/.783 53/.883 126/1.021 8/.250 80/.612 97/.847 4/.500 8/.804 37/.793 .832
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 234/.645 238/.841 139/.571 225/.834 177/.560 44/.567 143/.684 5/2.000 89/.329 86/.699 3/.667 19/.697 40/1.081 .728
Home 207/.719 257/.911 129/.713 238/.816 181/.609 67/.717 149/.710 7/.571 102/.314 112/.683 1/.000 23/.649 35/.785 .740
Last 28d days 134/.776 63/.530 65/.510 69/1.021 56/.827 26/1.178 32/1.428 13/.825 27/.231 46/.736 7/.571 4/1.250 52/1.037
HR/SB/CS 9/4/2 16/18/2 1/1/0 14/5/7 3/0/1 2/1/1 5/5/0 0/0/0 5/1/0 3/0/2 0/0/0 0/2/0 4/0/0 134/73/28
Usage ·····X·· ··o··oX· ·····X·X ···o···· ····X·X· ········ ···o···· ·····Xo· X······· X·····Xo o··oo··· ···o···· ··o·oo··
Seattle Mariners Batters (4.17 RS/G) vs. New York Yankees Pitchers (4.57 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 47.Ponson
G/S/vB
91.Aceves
G/S/vB
39.Britton
G/S/vB
33.Bruney
G/S/vB
48.Coke*
G/S/vB
38.Giese
G/S/vB
34.Marte*
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
50.Balentien G/S/vP 3/1.667 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.500 ··· 2/.000 214/144 .205/.252/.360/.612 .615/.611 .618 82/.549 0/0 7/
29.Beltre G/S/vP 12/.167 ··· 2/.000 4/1.250 ··· ··· 1/2.000 2/.500 4/1.250 2/1.000 587/420 .264/.325/.455/.780 .988/.700 .679 103/.927 8/2 24/
5.Betancourt G/S/vP 6/.666 ··· 2/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 2/1.000 2/1.000 1/.000 500/351 .269/.287/.381/.668 .644/.678 .728 100/.852 2/2 6/
15.Burke G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· 97/56 .270/.313/.337/.650 .825/.510 .600 18/.458 0/1 1/
13.Cairo G/S/vP 27/.703 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 3/2.667 1/.000 6/.533 ··· 209/118 .253/.325/.341/.666 .805/.560 .743 60/.758 4/2 0/
9.Clement* G/S/vP 3/.333 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 2/.000 ··· 224/177 .227/.295/.360/.654 .786/.617 .658 63/.746 0/1 5/
23.Hulett* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 23/21 .250/.318/.450/.768 .000/.850 .829 20/.786 0/0 1/
28.Ibanez* G/S/vP 36/.837 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 17/.544 2/.500 17/.243 1/.000 612/414 .305/.369/.509/.878 .902/.867 .880 109/1.101 1/4 22/
2.Johjima G/S/vP 6/.000 ··· 2/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 1/3.000 1/.000 353/238 .210/.256/.307/.563 .565/.561 .591 55/.653 2/0 5/
32.Johnson G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/3 .000/.000/.000/.000 /.000 3/.000 0/0 0/
39.LaHair* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 117/91 .262/.319/.346/.665 .335/.748 .482 56/.585 0/1 2/
4.Lopez G/S/vP 13/.802 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/.333 1/.000 598/422 .293/.319/.424/.743 .799/.720 .840 100/.636 5/1 12/
8.Reed* G/S/vP 3/1.667 ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· 238/215 .266/.311/.367/.678 .261/.725 .728 50/.606 1/2 2/
51.Suzuki* G/S/vP 21/1.293 ··· 2/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 9/.611 2/.000 10/.311 ··· 649/448 .311/.364/.384/.748 .676/.780 .784 115/.763 40/4 5/
61.Valbuena* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 4/4 .000/.000/.000/.000 /.000 4/.000 0/0 0/
IP 119.1 7.0 18.1 27.0 3.0 39.1 60.0 52.1 61.2 50.2 TOTAL .266/.319/.391/.710 .759/.690 .714 .758 81/26 111/88
ERA-K/9 5.13/3.8 1.29/9.0 3.93/4.4 2.33/8.3 0.00/6.0 2.52/6.0 4.20/10.2 3.61/10.0 1.46/10.2 3.55/9.4 4.36/7.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Burke (11-8-2)
 Clement (18-2-5)
 Johjima (43-18-6)
 Johnson (1-0-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 544/.320 28/.192 81/.278 112/.170 10/.100 161/.193 251/.218 218/.204 227/.171 220/.230 .269  Suzuki
 Ibanez
 Balentien
 Reed
 Cairo
0/69/70/10
135/0/0/9
1/21/33/6
6/41/14/2
1/0/1/0
OPS .852 .596 .818 .552 .200 .530 .620 .670 .448 .698 .738
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 298/.955 20/.774 41/1.092 48/.427 4/.000 93/.576 87/.673 124/.683 118/.400 102/.756 .732
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 246/.731 8/.125 40/.549 64/.632 6/.333 68/.470 164/.593 94/.653 109/.499 118/.651 .744
Road 230/.890 22/.768 36/.733 72/.620 10/.200 56/.589 122/.667 95/.730 102/.362 103/.704 .764
Last 28d days 117/1.016 28/.596 37/.941 40/.314 10/.200 29/.556 32/.513 50/.994 42/.411 57/.925
HR/SB/CS 12/2/5 1/0/0 2/0/0 2/3/0 0/0/0 2/7/1 5/3/1 7/2/4 4/6/1 6/4/1 126/101/51
Usage ····X··· ·X···X·· ·X··X··· ··o·X·oo ··X·X··· ···X···· ···oX·oo ··o·X·oo ·······X o·X··Xoo

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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