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Game Preview: NYY @ SEA, 4:10pm, Sunday, September 7, 2008 @Safeco Field

New York Yankees, 76-66, 3rd, 10 GB, 7½ GB in WC

SP: Mike Mussina (39, RHP, 17-7, 3.39)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. SEA Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2008 (17-7)           172.1 187  75  65  24 123 15    3.39      
 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         4-0  46    48  16  15   7  38  1    2.93   57 
 2008-09-02   @TBR   W   6    10   2   2   1   8  0     104   51 
 2008-08-28    BOS  ND   7     5   2   2   2   6  0     110   63 
 2008-08-22   @BAL  ND   6     9   4   4   0   3  1     105   41 
 2008-08-17    KCR   W   6     6   3   3   0   5  0      97   53 
 2008-08-12   @MIN  ND   7     8   3   3   1   5  0     104   53 
 2008-08-07   @TEX   W   7     8   0   0   1   6  0      99   66 
 2008-08-02    LAA   W   7     2   2   1   2   5  0      89   70 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.SEA      3-0  25    38  18  18   6  15  3    6.48   40 
 2008-05-24    SEA   W   5     7   4   4   1   4  2      74   40 
 2008-05-03    SEA   W   6     7   1   1   0   5  0      84   59 
 2005-08-29   @SEA  ND   3     6   4   4   4   0  1      64   27 
 2005-05-18   @SEA  ND   5     7   4   4   0   6  0     104   43 
 2004-05-14    SEA   W   6    11   5   5   1   0  0      79   29 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   40-31   Road:   36-35   ExtrInn: 6-2 
 vsRHP:  56-45   vsLHP:  20-21   1-Run:  24-17
 vsEast: 31-29   vsCntrl:18-18   vsWest: 17-11 IL:10-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
142 Sat, Sep  6  @SEA  W   7-4       76-66  3rd 10.0 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
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:15-15
Seattle Mariners, 55-86, 4th, 30 GB, 28 GB in WC

SP: Carlos Silva (29, RHP, 4-14, 6.53)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. NYY Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2008 (4-14)           144.2 201 108 105  30  61 20    6.53      
 2007 (13-14)          202   229  99  94  36  89 20    4.19      
 2006 (11-15)          180.1 246 130 119  32  70 38    5.94      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         0-3  32    55  36  35  12  14  7    9.84   30 
 2008-09-01   @TEX  ND   4.2  10   6   6   4   2  2      98   18 
 2008-08-15   @MIN   L   3.1   9   9   9   1   0  1      76    5 
 2008-08-08    TBR   L   6     8   5   4   3   3  1      99   38 
 2008-08-03    BAL  ND   6.2   9   4   4   1   2  1     117   41 
 2008-07-29   @TEX  ND   2.1   7   6   6   1   1  1      42   19 
 2008-07-20    CLE   L   3     4   4   4   1   1  1      72   35 
 2008-07-13   @KCR  ND   6     8   2   2   1   5  0      97   52 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.NYY      1-4  25.1  47  29  24   3  10  7    8.53   29 
 2008-05-24   @NYY   L   6    11   7   5   1   2  2     106   27 
 2008-05-04   @NYY   L   3    11   8   8   0   1  2      80    6 
 2007-07-03   @NYY   L   5.1   9   6   5   1   2  1      84   29 
 2006-09-01   @NYY   L   4     9   6   4   1   4  1      82   27 
 2005-06-05    NYY   W   7     7   2   2   0   1  1      82   56 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   29-42   Road:   26-44   ExtrInn: 5-7 
 vsRHP:  36-57   vsLHP:  19-29   1-Run:  16-26
 vsEast: 14-29   vsCntrl:15-24   vsWest: 17-24 IL: 9-9 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
141 Sat, Sep  6   NYY  L   4-7       55-86  4th 30.0 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
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20: 9-11   Last 30:13-17
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sat, Sep 06, 2008 NYY  7 @SEA  4        W:Sidney Ponson (8-5), L: Sean Green (4-5), S: Mariano Rivera (33)
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
Season Series: 2008 - NYY leads 7-1; 2007 - Tied 5-5; 2006 - Tied 3-3; All-Time - NYY leads 191-152

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  5.49

LAA  4.64

SDP  3.83

RA/G

TOR  3.85

NYY  4.56

TEX  5.96

BA

R. Furcal  .366

B. Hawpe  .292

J. Towles  .143

OBP

A. Pujols  .468

J. Thome  .367

T. Pena  .184

SLG

A. Pujols  .646

A. Ramirez  .484

T. Pena  .209

OPS

A. Pujols  1.114

P. Fielder  .842

T. Pena  .393

ERA

C. Lee  2.32

H. Kuroda  3.96

C. Silva  6.53

K/9IP

T. Lincecum  10.22

M. Mussina  6.42

L. Hernandez  3.35

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New York Yankees Batters (4.87 RS/G) vs. Seattle Mariners Pitchers (4.96 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 52.Silva
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 15/1.524 31/1.034 1/no AB 1/.000 4/.833 ··· 1/2.000 6/1.000 6/1.333 2/.000 1/4.000 ··· ··· 606/427 .302/.375/.471/.846 .820/.857 .807 110/.930 18/10 16/
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 10/1.300 ··· ··· 1/.000 2/2.000 ··· 2/1.000 3/1.333 2/.500 4/.000 ··· ··· ··· 440/299 .242/.296/.337/.633 .587/.658 .632 5/.000 9/2 8/
24.Cano* G/S/vP 12/1.955 8/.804 1/.000 1/no AB 2/1.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 6/.333 4/.000 ··· ··· ··· 559/392 .264/.299/.402/.702 .775/.671 .650 102/.692 1/4 13/
18.Damon* G/S/vP 20/.600 33/1.397 ··· 9/.444 2/.500 ··· ··· 3/1.167 4/.000 4/.583 1/.000 ··· ··· 556/393 .308/.383/.454/.837 .731/.880 .841 117/.787 28/6 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 11/1.164 23/.466 1/3.000 2/.500 ··· 1/.000 2/.500 ··· 3/.000 11/.473 ··· ··· 2/3.500 490/355 .249/.373/.514/.887 .904/.881 .847 94/.781 2/1 29/
2.Jeter G/S/vP 16/1.000 25/.598 ··· 4/.000 6/.667 ··· 1/2.000 4/1.000 7/.829 8/.250 ··· ··· ··· 607/427 .295/.357/.400/.757 .816/.732 .769 112/.798 10/4 9/
55.Matsui* G/S/vP 14/.786 18/1.435 1/2.000 6/1.333 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 ··· 4/.500 5/1.000 ··· ··· 1/2.000 355/246 .306/.386/.443/.829 .753/.864 .850 70/.695 0/0 9/
19.Moeller G/S/vP 6/1.166 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 6/1.000 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 1/.000 4/.500 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 3/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 524/401 .314/.368/.528/.897 .824/.916 .901 110/.687 1/1 22/
29.Ransom G/S/vP 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 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 16/.938 22/.955 1/no AB 4/1.750 2/2.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 8/1.089 9/.222 ··· ··· 1/.000 529/385 .311/.401/.593/.993 .928/1.016 .907 113/.997 17/3 32/
12.Rodriguez G/S/vP 37/.492 22/.559 2/1.000 6/.900 6/1.100 1/.000 4/.500 1/.000 4/.000 7/1.000 ··· ··· 3/1.000 408/309 .280/.323/.402/.726 .735/.723 .648 61/.556 7/1 7/
IP 144.2 109.1 60.1 102.0 70.1 24.1 55.1 3.1 44.1 39.1 2.0 5.1 17.0 TOTAL .273/.344/.428/.772 .736/.787 .752 .777 100/34 155/71
ERA-K/9 6.53/3.8 6.09/5.7 3.43/5.1 5.38/4.9 4.09/7.3 3.70/6.3 5.69/7.5 5.40/5.5 1.42/11.2 4.12/9.8 4.50/4.5 5.06/6.8 5.82/4.8 4.64/6.4

 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 649/.332 528/.296 260/.239 459/.288 313/.244 100/.272 269/.307 18/.375 169/.127 183/.271 8/.375 27/.286 77/.288 .275  Nady
 Abreu
 Cabrera
 Gardner
 Matsui
 Damon
32/0/87/12
0/0/133/10
0/115/1/7
16/6/0/3
21/0/3/2
79/27/0/2
OPS .878 .895 .633 .816 .659 .715 .846 .819 .460 .777 1.000 .733 .935 .777
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 354/.958 290/.940 119/.705 234/.798 135/.783 55/.849 126/1.021 10/.400 80/.612 97/.847 5/1.200 8/.804 37/.793 .837
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 295/.782 238/.841 141/.572 225/.834 178/.564 45/.554 143/.684 8/1.417 89/.329 86/.699 3/.667 19/.697 40/1.081 .728
Home 274/.819 257/.911 134/.735 238/.816 182/.613 70/.684 149/.710 12/.667 102/.314 112/.683 2/2.000 23/.649 35/.785 .744
Last 28d days 47/1.291 59/.545 62/.613 69/1.021 57/.838 25/.817 32/1.428 18/.819 27/.231 35/.754 8/1.000 4/1.250 52/1.037
HR/SB/CS 20/8/2 16/18/2 1/1/0 14/5/7 3/2/1 2/1/1 5/5/0 0/0/0 5/1/0 3/0/2 0/0/0 0/2/0 4/0/0 136/75/28
Usage ·····X·· ···o··oX o·····X· ····o··· o····X·X o······· ····o··· X·····Xo ·X······ ·X·····X oo··oo·· ····o··· ···o·oo·
Seattle Mariners Batters (4.17 RS/G) vs. New York Yankees Pitchers (4.56 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 35.Mussina
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 2/1.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.500 ··· 2/.000 214/144 .205/.252/.360/.612 .615/.611 .618 76/.593 0/0 7/
29.Beltre G/S/vP 10/.500 ··· 2/.000 4/1.250 ··· ··· 1/2.000 2/.500 4/1.250 2/1.000 591/424 .266/.327/.455/.782 .988/.703 .683 101/.966 8/2 24/
5.Betancourt G/S/vP 8/1.214 ··· 2/.000 3/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 2/1.000 3/.666 1/.000 504/355 .269/.287/.380/.667 .644/.676 .724 99/.839 2/2 6/
15.Burke G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· 97/56 .270/.313/.337/.650 .825/.510 .600 17/.485 0/1 1/
13.Cairo G/S/vP 31/.484 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 3/2.667 1/.000 7/.453 ··· 210/119 .251/.324/.339/.662 .805/.554 .734 61/.745 4/2 0/
9.Clement* G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 2/.000 ··· 224/177 .227/.295/.360/.654 .786/.617 .658 62/.707 0/1 5/
23.Hulett* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 24/22 .238/.304/.429/.733 .000/.807 .708 21/.744 0/0 1/
28.Ibanez* G/S/vP 31/1.074 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 17/.544 2/.500 17/.243 1/.000 616/418 .307/.372/.515/.887 .902/.880 .898 107/1.148 1/4 23/
2.Johjima G/S/vP 6/.666 ··· 2/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 1/3.000 1/.000 353/238 .210/.256/.307/.563 .565/.561 .591 52/.590 2/0 5/
32.Johnson G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 6/6 .000/.000/.000/.000 /.000 .000 6/.000 0/0 0/
39.LaHair* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 120/94 .255/.311/.336/.647 .335/.723 .459 53/.495 0/1 2/
4.Lopez G/S/vP 5/2.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 4/.250 1/.000 602/426 .291/.317/.421/.738 .799/.713 .828 98/.596 5/1 12/
8.Reed* G/S/vP 6/.533 ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· 242/219 .275/.318/.378/.696 .261/.745 .769 51/.647 1/2 2/
51.Suzuki* G/S/vP 38/.842 ··· 2/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 9/.611 2/.000 10/.311 ··· 653/452 .309/.362/.382/.743 .676/.773 .774 113/.676 40/4 5/
27.Tuiasosopo G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 4/1 .250/.250/.500/.750 1.000/.000 .750 4/.750 0/0 0/
61.Valbuena* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 7/7 .000/.000/.000/.000 /.000 .000 7/.000 0/0 0/
IP 172.1 7.0 18.1 28.0 3.0 39.1 60.0 52.1 63.0 50.2 TOTAL .265/.318/.391/.710 .759/.690 .713 .742 81/26 112/88
ERA-K/9 3.39/6.4 1.29/9.0 3.93/4.4 2.25/8.4 0.00/6.0 2.52/6.0 4.20/10.2 3.61/10.0 1.43/10.1 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 (3-0-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 707/.282 28/.192 81/.278 115/.165 10/.100 161/.193 251/.218 218/.204 231/.167 220/.230 .268  Suzuki
 Ibanez
 Balentien
 Reed
 Cairo
0/69/71/10
136/0/0/9
1/21/33/6
6/42/14/2
1/0/1/0
OPS .730 .596 .818 .536 .200 .530 .620 .670 .440 .698 .737
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 353/.596 20/.774 41/1.092 49/.417 4/.000 93/.576 87/.673 124/.683 119/.397 102/.756 .732
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 354/.861 8/.125 40/.549 66/.612 6/.333 68/.470 164/.593 94/.653 112/.486 118/.651 .742
Road 277/.738 22/.768 36/.733 75/.593 10/.200 56/.589 122/.667 95/.730 106/.348 103/.704 .762
Last 28d days 132/.751 28/.596 37/.941 43/.291 10/.200 6/.750 32/.513 45/.795 46/.374 50/.758
HR/SB/CS 15/11/7 1/0/0 2/0/0 2/3/0 0/0/0 2/7/1 5/3/1 7/2/4 4/6/1 6/4/1 127/101/51
Usage ····X··· ··X···X· ··X··X·· o··o·X·o ···X·X·· ····X··· ····oX·o ···o·X·o o······· ·o·X··Xo

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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