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Game Preview: NYY @ LAA, 7:57pm, Thursday, October 22, 2009 @Angel Stadium

Yankees, 103-59, 6-1 in postseason

SP: A.J. Burnett (32, RHP, 13-9, 4.04)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. LAA Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 RegS (13-9) 207.0 193 99 93 97 195 25 4.04
2008 RegS (18-10) 221.1 211 109 100 86 231 19 4.07
2007 RegS (10-8) 165.2 131 74 69 66 176 23 3.75
Last 7 GS 2-1 43.1 37 16 14 19 42 3 2.91 57
2009-10-17 LAA ND 6.1 3 2 2 2 4 0 114 61
2009-10-09 MIN ND 6.0 3 1 1 5 6 0 95 63
2009-10-04 @TBR W 5.0 7 2 1 1 3 1 84 49
2009-09-29 KCR ND 6.1 3 2 1 3 8 0 108 66
2009-09-23 @LAA W 5.2 7 2 2 3 11 0 101 55
2009-09-18 @SEA ND 7.0 7 1 1 3 6 0 104 62
2009-09-12 BAL L 7.0 7 6 6 2 4 2 108 41
Last 5 v.LAA 1-1 34.0 33 18 16 9 31 4 4.24 53
2009-10-17 LAA ND 6.1 3 2 2 2 4 0 114 61
2009-09-23 @LAA W 5.2 7 2 2 3 11 0 101 55
2009-04-30 LAA ND 7.0 8 4 4 1 5 1 108 49
2008-07-04 @LAA L 7.0 12 8 6 0 3 2 101 28
2008-06-01 @LAA ND 8.0 3 2 2 3 8 1 102 73
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
Regular AND Postseason Totals
 Home:   61-24   Road:   48-36   ExtrInn: 9-4 
 vsRHP:  70-42   vsLHP:  39-18   1-Run:  24-17
 vsEast: 45-27   vsCntrl:28-9    vsWest: 26-16 IL:10-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
  7 Tue, Oct 20  @LAA  W  10-1         -               
  6 Mon, Oct 19  @LAA  L   4-5 (11)    -               
  5 Sat, Oct 17   LAA  W   4-3 (13)    -               
  4 Fri, Oct 16   LAA  W   4-1         -               
  3 Sun, Oct 11  @MIN  W   4-1         -               
  2 Fri, Oct  9   MIN  W   4-3 (11)    -               
  1 Wed, Oct  7   MIN  W   7-2         -               
162 Sun, Oct  4  @TBR  W  10-2      103-59  1st  8.0 up
161 Sat, Oct  3  @TBR  L   3-5      102-59  1st  8.0 up
160 Fri, Oct  2  @TBR  L   4-13     102-58  1st  9.0 up

Regular Season Only
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:19-11
Angels, 97-65, 4-3 in postseason

SP: John Lackey (30, RHP, 11-8, 3.83)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. NYY Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 RegS (11-8) 176.1 177 84 75 47 139 17 3.83
2008 RegS (12-5) 163.1 161 71 68 40 130 26 3.75
2007 RegS (19-9) 224.0 219 87 75 52 179 18 3.01
Last 7 GS 3-2 42.2 47 20 16 11 28 3 3.38 51
2009-10-16 @NYY L 5.2 9 4 2 3 3 0 114 39
2009-10-08 BOS W 7.1 4 0 0 1 4 0 114 73
2009-10-01 TEX ND 2.0 4 2 2 0 2 1 40 42
2009-09-26 OAK ND 5.0 10 6 6 1 2 2 92 24
2009-09-20 @TEX W 6.0 7 5 4 2 4 0 102 42
2009-09-15 @BOS L 7.2 8 3 2 3 6 0 120 56
2009-09-10 SEA W 9.0 5 0 0 1 7 0 115 83
Last 5 v.NYY 1-2 32.2 40 17 14 14 22 4 3.86 48
2009-10-16 @NYY L 5.2 9 4 2 3 3 0 114 39
2009-07-12 NYY W 7.0 6 2 2 3 6 0 111 60
2008-08-09 NYY ND 7.0 9 3 3 1 5 2 95 51
2008-08-03 @NYY ND 6.0 7 4 4 4 4 1 102 42
2007-08-22 NYY L 7.0 9 4 3 3 4 1 106 46
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
Regular AND Postseason Totals
 Home:   52-33   Road:   49-35   ExtrInn: 8-5 
 vsRHP:  62-49   vsLHP:  39-19   1-Run:  29-19
 vsEast: 30-20   vsCntrl:27-17   vsWest: 30-27 IL:14-4 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
  7 Tue, Oct 20   NYY  L   1-10        -               
  6 Mon, Oct 19   NYY  W   5-4 (11)    -               
  5 Sat, Oct 17  @NYY  L   3-4 (13)    -               
  4 Fri, Oct 16  @NYY  L   1-4         -               
  3 Sun, Oct 11  @BOS  W   7-6         -               
  2 Fri, Oct  9   BOS  W   4-1         -               
  1 Thu, Oct  8   BOS  W   5-0         -               
162 Sun, Oct  4  @OAK  W   5-3       97-65  1st 10.0 up
161 Sat, Oct  3  @OAK  W   4-2       96-65  1st  9.0 up
160 Fri, Oct  2  @OAK  W   5-2       95-65  1st  8.0 up

Regular Season Only
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:19-11
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Tue, Oct 20, 2009 NYY 10 @LAA  1        W:C.C. Sabathia , L: Scott Kazmir , S: none
Mon, Oct 19, 2009 LAA  5  NYY  4 (11)   W:Ervin Santana , L: Alfredo Aceves , S: none
Sat, Oct 17, 2009 NYY  4  LAA  3 (13)   W:David Robertson , L: Ervin Santana , S: none
Fri, Oct 16, 2009 NYY  4  LAA  1        W:C.C. Sabathia , L: John Lackey , S: Mariano Rivera 
Wed, Sep 23, 2009 NYY  3 @LAA  2        W:A.J. Burnett (12-9), L: Scott Kazmir (9-9), S: Mariano Rivera (42)
Tue, Sep 22, 2009 NYY  6 @LAA  5        W:Philip Hughes (8-3), L: Matt Palmer (10-2), S: Mariano Rivera (41)
Mon, Sep 21, 2009 LAA  5  NYY  2        W:Joe Saunders (14-7), L: Andy Pettitte (13-7), S: Brian Fuentes (44)
Mon, Sep 14, 2009 NYY  5  LAA  3        W:Philip Hughes (7-3), L: Jered Weaver (15-6), S: Mariano Rivera (40)
Sun, Jul 12, 2009 LAA  5  NYY  4        W:John Lackey (4-4), L: C.C. Sabathia (8-6), S: Brian Fuentes (26)
Sat, Jul 11, 2009 LAA 14  NYY  8        W:Jered Weaver (10-3), L: Andy Pettitte (8-5), S: none

Regular and Postseason
Season Series: 2009 - NYY leads 8-6; 2008 - LAA won 7-3; 2007 - LAA won 6-3; All-Time - NYY leads 328-278

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 2009 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

NYY  5.65

DET  4.56

SDP  3.94

RA/G

SFG  3.77

NYM  4.67

BAL  5.41

BA

J. Mauer  .365

R. Raburn  .290

A. Miles  .185

OBP

J. Mauer  .444

O. Salazar  .364

A. Miles  .224

SLG

A. Pujols  .658

J. Thome  .481

A. Miles  .242

OPS

A. Pujols  1.101

B. McCann  .834

A. Miles  .466

ERA

Z. Greinke  2.16

J. Niemann  3.94

L. Hernandez  5.44

K/9IP

T. Lincecum  10.43

J. Cueto  6.94

J. Lannan  3.88

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Batter vs. Pitcher Include Regular and Postseason Totals, All Others Just Regular Season

Yankees Batters (5.65 RS/G) vs. Angels Pitchers (4.70 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 41.Lackey
G/S/vB
52.Bulger
G/S/vB
40.Fuentes*
G/S/vB
65.Jepsen
G/S/vB
38.Oliver*
G/S/vB
32.Palmer
G/S/vB
54.Santana
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
53.Cabrera# G/S/vP 29/.837 1/.000 ··· 2/1.000 9/.444 6/1.500 12/.533 540/362 .274/.336/.416/.752 .763/.747 .745 44/.637 10/2 13/3
24.Cano* G/S/vP 35/.553 4/.500 5/.400 3/1.334 10/1.800 5/.200 26/.791 674/444 .320/.352/.520/.871 .876/.869 .832 53/.930 5/7 25/12
29.Cervelli G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 101/71 .298/.309/.372/.682 .724/.663 .697 12/1.083 0/3 1/1
18.Damon* G/S/vP 54/.801 4/.000 4/.000 1/.000 40/.728 6/.834 31/.669 626/438 .282/.365/.489/.854 .776/.889 .795 47/.770 12/0 24/5
11.Gardner* G/S/vP 4/.500 ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 1/.000 4/1.000 4/.000 284/219 .270/.345/.379/.724 .781/.708 .759 35/.494 26/5 3/2
17.Hairston G/S/vP 9/1.111 ··· 4/.000 ··· 9/.555 ··· 1/2.000 433/285 .251/.315/.394/.710 .741/.694 .628 13/.585 7/4 10/12
14.Hinske* G/S/vP 21/.200 1/no AB 1/2.000 1/.000 11/1.323 ··· 7/.000 224/175 .242/.348/.432/.780 .786/.778 .808 14/.607 1/0 8/0
2.Jeter G/S/vP 66/.855 4/2.000 1/.000 4/.000 49/.577 8/.708 33/1.271 716/513 .334/.406/.465/.871 1.010/.817 .836 55/.947 30/5 18/8
55.Matsui* G/S/vP 40/.850 3/2.667 3/1.667 2/2.000 6/.000 5/.400 19/.811 528/380 .274/.367/.509/.876 .976/.835 .949 50/.772 0/1 28/
26.Molina G/S/vP 2/.500 2/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 3/.333 ··· 155/108 .217/.292/.268/.560 .539/.569 .575 27/.345 0/0 1/1
20.Posada# G/S/vP 41/1.019 4/.500 3/1.167 3/2.667 21/.707 2/.000 18/.851 438/299 .285/.363/.522/.885 .836/.909 .760 31/.938 1/0 22/7
13.Rodriguez G/S/vP 70/.784 4/3.417 4/3.417 5/.000 29/1.115 2/1.500 29/.699 535/388 .286/.402/.532/.933 .939/.931 .938 49/.978 14/2 30/9
33.Swisher# G/S/vP 54/.476 3/.000 2/2.500 2/.500 8/.250 1/.000 31/.517 607/398 .249/.371/.498/.869 .868/.866 .945 47/.714 0/0 29/6
25.Teixeira# G/S/vP 59/.996 4/.000 4/.500 2/1.000 6/1.167 6/.167 32/.792 707/499 .292/.383/.565/.948 .911/.951 .882 57/1.121 2/0 39/4
IP 176.1 65.2 55.0 54.2 73.0 121.1 139.2 TOTAL .283/.362/.478/.839 .846/.837 .822 .805 111/28 244/101
ERA-K/9 3.83/7.1 3.56/9.3 3.93/7.5 4.94/7.9 2.71/8.0 3.93/5.1 5.03/6.9 4.45/6.6

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Cervelli (13-10-0)
 Molina (23-9-3)
 Posada (80-31-8)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 748/.263 262/.207 242/.254 237/.292 293/.237 505/.240 614/.288 .272  Damon
 Hinske
 Gardner
 Cabrera
 Swisher
 Hairston
132/0/0/6
2/0/35/3
0/99/0/3
40/103/48/3
8/0/130/2
19/5/14/1
OPS .717 .682 .720 .693 .651 .701 .833 .769
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 416/.755 127/.725 78/.589 122/.881 123/.707 268/.786 323/.911 .818
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 332/.666 135/.643 164/.786 115/.497 170/.605 237/.606 291/.746 .726
Home 366/.758 150/.731 117/.826 115/.599 138/.627 295/.612 281/.939
Last 28d days 64/.950 31/.579 24/.393 37/.812 33/.567 36/.476 96/.755
HR/SB/CS 17/13/3 7/3/0 6/1/1 2/3/0 5/9/3 12/12/4 24/15/5 180/128/39
Usage ·····X·· ·oo··X·· ··o·X··· ··X·X··· ·oX·X··· ·X···X·· ·Xo·X···
Angels Batters (5.45 RS/G) vs. Yankees Pitchers (4.65 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 34.Burnett
G/S/vB
91.Aceves
G/S/vB
62.Chamberlain
G/S/vB
48.Coke*
G/S/vB
41.Gaudin
G/S/vB
65.Hughes
G/S/vB
43.Marte*
G/S/vB
42.Rivera
G/S/vB
30.Robertson
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
53.Abreu* G/S/vP 80/.833 3/.667 5/.400 4/.917 9/.730 3/1.167 5/.200 5/.650 1/no AB 667/466 .293/.390/.435/.825 .735/.865 .812 58/.672 30/8 15/8
2.Aybar# G/S/vP 9/.597 4/1.000 4/.750 1/.000 10/.400 1/.000 1/2.000 4/.000 2/2.000 556/375 .312/.353/.423/.776 .804/.763 .711 48/.778 14/7 5/11
9.Figgins# G/S/vP 16/1.082 3/1.334 5/.400 4/.250 17/1.357 4/.250 8/.125 12/.614 3/1.000 729/497 .298/.395/.393/.789 .630/.864 .795 68/.779 42/17 5/14
27.Guerrero G/S/vP 49/.687 6/.000 5/1.400 ··· 23/1.209 6/.334 4/.833 12/.781 2/1.000 407/302 .295/.334/.460/.794 .686/.831 .728 52/.747 2/1 15/0
48.Hunter G/S/vP 27/.585 6/.334 3/1.334 ··· 15/.750 3/.333 13/.648 15/.564 3/.000 506/376 .299/.366/.508/.873 .978/.837 .899 57/.483 18/4 22/1
13.Izturis# G/S/vP 21/.701 2/.000 6/.367 2/.000 22/1.200 2/1.000 1/.000 6/.334 2/2.000 437/373 .300/.359/.434/.794 .975/.772 .849 33/.902 13/5 8/4
47.Kendrick G/S/vP 12/.872 1/2.000 1/4.000 1/.000 10/.675 7/.629 1/2.000 6/.533 2/1.000 400/252 .291/.334/.444/.778 .831/.745 .846 42/.897 11/4 10/4
5.Mathis G/S/vP 6/.900 4/1.000 4/.000 ··· 9/.904 4/1.500 1/.000 3/.000 1/3.000 272/184 .211/.288/.308/.596 .625/.582 .689 25/.520 2/3 5/7
24.Matthews# G/S/vP 15/.575 4/1.250 2/1.000 1/2.000 25/.427 5/.600 5/.200 12/.500 2/.500 360/261 .250/.336/.361/.697 .707/.693 .766 29/1.048 4/1 4/3
19.Morales# G/S/vP 9/.347 3/.666 6/2.000 2/1.500 13/.930 4/.250 2/1.500 5/.200 3/.333 622/478 .306/.355/.569/.924 .801/.962 1.042 59/1.022 3/7 34/8
44.Napoli G/S/vP 15/1.047 ··· 4/1.750 1/no AB 17/1.542 1/.000 2/2.000 2/.000 3/2.500 432/324 .272/.350/.492/.842 1.023/.782 .797 32/1.085 3/3 20/8
39.Quinlan G/S/vP ··· 3/.666 1/.000 ··· 5/.650 ··· 3/.666 1/2.000 ··· 120/43 .243/.275/.339/.614 .651/.548 .558 15/.552 1/1 2/1
20.Rivera G/S/vP 13/.490 2/2.000 6/.334 ··· 7/1.000 3/.666 2/1.500 7/.000 2/1.000 572/416 .287/.332/.478/.810 1.030/.730 .762 63/.810 0/1 25/2
77.Willits# G/S/vP 1/.000 3/.000 1/2.000 1/2.000 11/.899 4/.250 1/3.000 2/.000 1/.000 92/71 .213/.256/.238/.493 .433/.511 .465 17/.650 5/1 0/0
46.Wilson G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 6/5 .200/.200/.400/.600 /.600 .600 6/.600 0/0 0/0
IP 207.0 84.0 157.1 60.0 147.1 86.0 13.1 66.1 43.2 TOTAL .285/.350/.441/.792 .788/.793 .804 .767 148/63 173/99
ERA-K/9 4.04/8.5 3.54/7.4 4.75/7.6 4.50/7.3 4.64/8.5 3.03/10.0 9.45/8.8 1.76/9.8 3.30/13.0 4.28/7.8

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Mathis (52-18-6)
 Napoli (74-21-5)
 Wilson (1-0-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 896/.247 338/.220 709/.274 238/.209 664/.258 351/.217 62/.278 257/.197 191/.216 .251  Rivera
 Abreu
 Matthews
 Hunter
 Quinlan
 Figgins
 Willits
 Izturis
 Guerrero
124/0/7/11
10/0/126/10
12/56/28/2
0/115/0/2
17/0/6/1
1/0/0/0
27/6/10/0
1/0/0/0
0/0/2/0
OPS .729 .631 .802 .668 .747 .635 .861 .549 .685 .734
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 482/.653 161/.559 381/.796 133/.584 326/.823 164/.740 28/.494 130/.511 83/.601 .724
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 414/.816 177/.698 328/.808 105/.778 338/.673 187/.546 34/1.175 127/.586 108/.751 .742
Road 449/.757 149/.789 298/.775 101/.744 355/.674 191/.565 26/.552 102/.537 107/.810
Last 28d days 105/.684 34/.447 67/.971 15/.343 52/.693 23/.445 10/.633 27/.696 11/.573
HR/SB/CS 25/23/12 10/10/2 21/26/8 10/2/2 14/4/5 8/5/2 3/1/0 7/2/1 4/2/2 181/125/52
Usage ····X··· ··o·X··· ··o·o··· ··o·o··· ·o······ ··X·o··· ··o·o··· ··X·XX·· ··o·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.