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Game Preview: NYY @ BOS, 8:05pm, Sunday, April 26, 2009 @Fenway Park II

Yankees, 9-8, 3rd, 3 GB, tied for WC

SP: Andy Pettitte (37, LHP, 2-0, 2.53)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (2-0) 21.1 18 6 6 2 10 1 2.53
2008 (14-14) 204.0 233 112 103 55 158 19 4.54
2007 (15-9) 215.1 238 106 97 69 141 16 4.05
Last 7 GS 3-3 44.0 47 20 18 8 31 2 3.68 52
2009-04-21 OAK W 7.0 9 2 2 0 0 0 105 51
2009-04-15 @TBR ND 7.1 6 3 3 1 4 1 96 57
2009-04-10 @KCR W 7.0 3 1 1 1 6 0 99 72
2008-09-21 BAL W 5.0 7 3 2 1 3 0 85 45
2008-09-16 CHW L 6.0 6 4 4 3 4 1 77 45
2008-09-10 @LAA L 4.2 9 4 3 1 5 0 100 36
2008-09-05 @SEA L 7.0 7 3 3 1 9 0 99 59
Last 5 v.BOS 2-2 26.1 39 23 19 13 23 3 6.49 37
2008-08-26 BOS L 4.2 10 6 6 3 3 0 101 20
2008-07-26 @BOS W 6.0 5 3 1 3 7 1 110 58
2008-07-03 BOS L 4.2 9 6 5 3 2 0 89 23
2007-09-14 @BOS ND 4.0 9 5 4 2 5 0 101 29
2007-08-28 BOS W 7.0 6 3 3 2 6 2 119 57
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    4-2    Road:    5-6    ExtrInn: 1-1 
 vsRHP:   6-5    vsLHP:   3-3    1-Run:   2-1 
 vsEast:  3-5    vsCntrl: 4-3    vsWest:  2-0  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 17 Sat, Apr 25  @BOS  L  11-16       9-8   3rd  3.0 gb
 16 Fri, Apr 24  @BOS  L   4-5 (11)   9-7   3rd  3.0 gb
 15 Wed, Apr 22   OAK  W   9-7 (14)   9-6   2nd  1.5 gb
 14 Tue, Apr 21   OAK  W   5-3        8-6   2nd  1.5 gb
 13 Sun, Apr 19   CLE  W   7-3        7-6   2nd  2.5 gb
 12 Sat, Apr 18   CLE  L   4-22       6-6   3rd  2.5 gb
 11 Fri, Apr 17   CLE  W   6-5        6-5   3rd  1.5 gb
 10 Thu, Apr 16   CLE  L   2-10       5-5   3rd  2.5 gb
  9 Wed, Apr 15  @TBR  W   4-3        5-4   3rd  1.5 gb
  8 Tue, Apr 14  @TBR  W   7-2        4-4   3rd  2.0 gb
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20: 9-8    Last 30: 9-8 
RedSox, 11-6, 2nd, 1 GB

SP: Justin Masterson (24, RHP, 1-0, 3.18)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. NYY Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (1-0) 11.1 11 4 4 3 10 0 3.18
2008 (6-5) 88.1 68 31 31 40 68 10 3.16
Last 7 GS 3-3 41.0 33 17 17 21 28 5 3.73 53
2009-04-20 BAL W 5.1 4 1 1 2 3 0 84 57
2008-07-05 @NYY L 6.0 6 2 2 2 2 0 100 52
2008-06-30 @TBR L 6.0 5 4 4 5 5 2 105 46
2008-06-24 ARI ND 6.0 7 4 4 4 4 1 101 42
2008-06-18 @PHI W 5.0 4 2 2 2 1 0 92 50
2008-06-13 @CIN L 6.2 4 3 3 3 9 2 98 60
2008-06-08 SEA W 6.0 3 1 1 3 4 0 88 63
Last 5 v.NYY 0-1 6.0 6 2 2 2 2 0 3.00 52
2008-07-05 @NYY L 6.0 6 2 2 2 2 0 100 52
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    9-2    Road:    2-4    ExtrInn: 1-1 
 vsRHP:   7-3    vsLHP:   4-3    1-Run:   3-3 
 vsEast:  7-2    vsCntrl: 2-0    vsWest:  2-4  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 17 Sat, Apr 25   NYY  W  16-11      11-6   2nd  1.0 gb
 16 Fri, Apr 24   NYY  W   5-4 (11)  10-6   2nd  2.0 gb
 15 Wed, Apr 22   MIN  W   7-3        9-6   2nd  1.5 gb
 14 Wed, Apr 22   MIN  W  10-1  (7)   8-6   2nd  1.5 gb
 13 Mon, Apr 20   BAL  W  12-1        7-6   2nd  2.5 gb
 12 Sun, Apr 19   BAL  W   2-1        6-6   3rd  3.0 gb
 11 Sat, Apr 18   BAL  W   6-4        5-6   4th  3.0 gb
 10 Fri, Apr 17   BAL  W  10-8        4-6   5th  3.0 gb
  9 Wed, Apr 15  @OAK  W   8-2        3-6   5th  3.5 gb
  8 Tue, Apr 14  @OAK  L   5-6 (12)   2-6   5th  4.0 gb
 Last 10: 9-1    Last 20:11-6    Last 30:11-6 
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sat, Apr 25, 2009 BOS 16  NYY 11        W:Hideki Okajima (1-0), L: Jonathan Albaladejo (1-1), S: none
Fri, Apr 24, 2009 BOS  5  NYY  4 (11)   W:Ramon Ramirez (2-0), L: Damaso Marte (0-1), S: none

Sun, Sep 28, 2008 BOS  4  NYY  3 (10)   W:Devern Hansack (1-0), L: Jose Veras (5-3), S: none
Sun, Sep 28, 2008 NYY  6 @BOS  2        W:Mike Mussina (20-9), L: Daisuke Matsuzaka (18-3), S: Mariano Rivera (39)
Fri, Sep 26, 2008 NYY 19 @BOS  8        W:David Robertson (4-0), L: David Pauley (0-1), S: none
Thu, Aug 28, 2008 NYY  3  BOS  2        W:Mariano Rivera (5-5), L: Justin Masterson (4-4), S: none
Wed, Aug 27, 2008 BOS 11 @NYY  3        W:Paul Byrd (9-11), L: Sidney Ponson (7-5), S: none
Tue, Aug 26, 2008 BOS  7 @NYY  3        W:Tim Wakefield (8-8), L: Andy Pettitte (13-10), S: Jonathan Papelbon (34)
Sun, Jul 27, 2008 BOS  9  NYY  2        W:Jon Lester (9-3), L: Sidney Ponson (6-2), S: none
Sat, Jul 26, 2008 NYY 10 @BOS  3        W:Andy Pettitte (12-7), L: Tim Wakefield (6-8), S: none
Season Series: 2009 - BOS leads 2-0; 2008 - Tied 9-9; 2007 - NYY won 10-8; All-Time - NYY leads 1108-926

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

For the 2008 season

Stat

Best

Middle

Worst

RS/G

TEX  5.56

ATL  4.65

SDP  3.93

RA/G

TOR  3.77

HOU  4.61

TEX  5.97

BA

C. Jones  .364

R. Ibanez  .293

J. Towles  .137

OBP

C. Jones  .470

C. Lee  .368

T. Pena  .189

SLG

A. Pujols  .653

G. Dobbs  .491

T. Pena  .209

OPS

A. Pujols  1.114

J. Cust  .851

T. Pena  .398

ERA

J. Santana  2.53

A. Cook  3.96

N. Robertson  6.35

K/9IP

T. Lincecum  10.51

V. Padilla  6.68

L. Hernandez  3.35

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NOTE: Team stats shown are for the 2009 season. Player Stats for the 2008 season. We will switch to 2009 stats on May 1st.

Yankees Batters (5.82 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.59 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 63.Masterson
G/S/vB
17.Delcarmen
G/S/vB
62.Jones*
G/S/vB
48.Lopez*
G/S/vB
37.Okajima*
G/S/vB
58.Papelbon
G/S/vB
36.Penny
G/S/vB
56.Ramirez
G/S/vB
24.Saito
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
14.Berroa G/S/vP ··· 3/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 2/.000 4/.500 1/no AB ··· 256/182 .230/.304/.310/.614 .674/.590 .713 4/.500 0/0 1/8
53.Cabrera# G/S/vP 4/1.500 3/.666 ··· 5/.600 7/.679 8/1.771 ··· 4/.666 ··· 453/312 .249/.301/.341/.641 .578/.670 .650 33/1.053 9/2 8/4
24.Cano* G/S/vP 5/1.100 9/.904 ··· 10/.533 11/1.455 10/.733 ··· 3/1.334 ··· 634/447 .271/.305/.410/.715 .794/.683 .668 78/1.044 2/4 14/13
18.Damon* G/S/vP ··· 4/.250 ··· 3/.666 8/.625 12/.167 3/.333 3/.666 1/.000 623/438 .303/.375/.461/.836 .710/.889 .827 71/.925 29/8 17/2
11.Gardner* G/S/vP 4/.000 3/.666 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 3/2.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 141/115 .228/.283/.299/.582 .250/.656 .705 61/.557 13/1 0/0
2.Jeter G/S/vP 5/.800 5/.400 ··· ··· 6/1.467 14/.690 3/.666 2/.500 1/.000 668/470 .300/.363/.408/.771 .822/.750 .778 80/.883 11/5 11/12
55.Matsui* G/S/vP 1/no AB 3/.666 ··· 4/.500 7/.762 5/.000 ··· 3/1.000 ··· 378/262 .294/.370/.424/.795 .751/.815 .805 56/.871 0/0 9/1
26.Molina G/S/vP 3/.333 3/.000 ··· ··· 2/.500 2/1.500 5/1.000 ··· 1/.000 297/203 .216/.263/.313/.576 .521/.602 .494 25/.633 0/0 3/3
19.Pena# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· / /// / 16/.421 / /
20.Posada# G/S/vP ··· 6/1.000 ··· 6/1.500 9/.347 7/.429 2/no AB 4/1.250 ··· 195/134 .268/.364/.411/.775 .733/.793 .810 67/.932 0/0 3/1
33.Swisher# G/S/vP 1/2.000 6/.500 ··· 5/.600 2/.000 2/.000 ··· 1/5.000 ··· 588/420 .219/.332/.410/.743 .746/.741 .596 71/1.101 3/3 24/7
25.Teixeira# G/S/vP ··· 3/.333 ··· 2/no AB 4/1.417 4/.250 6/.000 1/.000 ··· 685/449 .308/.410/.552/.962 .902/.994 .899 67/.854 2/0 33/5
IP 88.1 74.1 59.1 62.0 69.1 94.2 71.2 47.0 TOTAL .279/.364/.489/.854 .971/.804 .825 .854 14/2 28/8
ERA-K/9 3.16/6.9 3.27/8.7 /0.0 2.43/5.8 2.61/8.7 2.34/10.0 6.27/4.8 2.64/8.8 2.49/11.5 4.36/7.0

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Molina (42-33-7)
 Posada (34-7-2)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 365/.216 307/.205 / 247/.245 258/.212 273/.223 426/.304 295/.222 197/.226 .256  Cabrera
 Gardner
 Damon
 Swisher
 Matsui
8/117/5/7
17/22/0/5
87/34/0/3
18/70/18/3
21/0/3/2
OPS .674 .605 .699 .612 .561 .843 .590 .594 .748
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 178/.787 142/.544 / 131/.587 110/.547 145/.606 206/.876 139/.745 94/.612 .724
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 187/.572 165/.658 / 116/.818 148/.661 128/.511 220/.812 156/.455 103/.577 .777
Home 197/.686 157/.532 / 151/.648 127/.722 147/.536 256/.788 162/.551 121/.607
Last 28d days 47/.590 45/.597 4/.000 31/.925 36/.828 36/.625 68/.918 38/.443 24/.905
HR/SB/CS 10/9/1 5/7/0 // 4/1/3 6/0/1 4/2/0 13/8/3 2/3/1 1/1/1 16/16/4
Usage ·····X·· Xo···X·· ·····o·· ·X···X·· oX·o·o·o XX·X···X ···X···· Xo·o··o· ·X····XX

NOTE: Team stats shown are for the 2009 season. Player Stats for the 2008 season. We will switch to 2009 stats on May 1st.

RedSox Batters (6.18 RS/G) vs. Yankees Pitchers (6.94 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 46.Pettitte*
G/S/vB
63.Albaladejo
G/S/vB
62.Chamberlain
G/S/vB
48.Coke*
G/S/vB
43.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/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
55.Bailey G/S/vP 3/1.334 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 1/no AB 59/31 .280/.390/.460/.850 .898/.785 .959 3/2.667 0/0 2/0
44.Bay G/S/vP 25/1.202 2/.500 6/1.467 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 5/1.000 2/.500 2/2.000 670/507 .286/.373/.522/.895 .852/.907 .913 75/1.135 10/0 31/4
7.Drew* G/S/vP 27/1.139 2/1.500 11/.091 2/.500 9/.888 4/.250 6/.666 1/.000 ··· 456/362 .280/.408/.519/.927 .926/.927 .927 63/.939 4/1 19/4
46.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 8/1.125 2/.000 10/.311 2/1.000 3/.666 3/.000 5/.650 3/.666 2/1.500 609/458 .280/.336/.394/.729 .728/.729 .790 78/.695 50/11 9/0
22.Green G/S/vP ··· 1/no AB 3/1.334 ··· 4/.833 1/.000 3/.333 ··· 1/no AB / /// / 44/.899 / /
16.Kottaras* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/3.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 5/3 .200/.200/.400/.600 1.500/.000 .600 14/.558 0/0 0/0
25.Lowell G/S/vP 24/.817 2/2.500 11/1.255 ··· ··· 4/.000 11/.855 1/3.000 2/1.500 468/364 .274/.338/.461/.798 .961/.754 .766 68/.993 2/2 17/10
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 49/.953 2/.000 9/.444 3/.000 15/.684 1/3.000 24/.811 1/2.000 1/no AB 491/370 .264/.369/.507/.877 .741/.921 .977 79/.597 1/0 23/
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 26/.500 2/.500 11/1.212 1/.000 2/.000 3/.666 8/.250 4/1.250 3/.667 726/545 .326/.376/.493/.869 .903/.857 .911 81/.838 20/1 17/6
30.Van Every* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 2/.500 1/2.000 18/15 .235/.278/.353/.631 .667/.624 .670 0/ 0/0 0/0
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 58/.934 2/.000 5/.650 ··· 7/1.429 3/.000 36/.785 1/.000 5/.200 483/372 .220/.313/.359/.672 .863/.616 .663 55/.869 0/1 13/4
51.Velazquez G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 8/7 .125/.125/.125/.250 .000/.286 .250 2/.000 0/0 0/0
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 27/1.343 2/2.500 11/.969 2/.000 2/5.000 1/no AB 11/.788 2/.000 5/1.600 621/492 .312/.390/.569/.958 1.009/.946 1.019 78/1.345 3/5 29/7
IP 204.0 13.2 100.1 14.2 65.0 55.1 70.2 30.1 57.2 TOTAL .286/.376/.500/.876 .834/.896 .960 .876 12/6 24/10
ERA-K/9 4.54/7.0 3.95/8.5 2.60/10.6 0.61/8.6 4.02/9.8 3.90/10.3 1.40/9.8 5.34/10.7 3.59/9.8 6.41/6.9

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Kottaras (0-0-0)
 Varitek (56-16-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 881/.290 58/.294 417/.233 52/.160 272/.214 233/.215 259/.165 131/.257 253/.239 .286  Bay
 Drew
 Ellsbury
 Bailey
 Youkilis
 Van Every
154/0/0/8
0/1/106/6
58/66/36/4
5/0/1/0
0/0/2/0
1/1/8/0
OPS .760 .839 .617 .392 .608 .685 .423 .690 .738 .860
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 248/.527 24/.899 211/.660 30/.509 96/.679 134/.711 136/.376 63/.627 114/.767 .796
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 633/.852 34/.787 206/.573 22/.232 176/.570 99/.651 123/.474 68/.747 139/.716 .920
Road 429/.731 20/.476 204/.664 28/.464 129/.688 105/.772 114/.323 69/.621 119/.755
Last 28d days 81/.596 42/.909 76/.937 33/.833 30/1.248 40/1.030 35/.657 11/.764 42/.629
HR/SB/CS 19/20/8 1/2/2 5/8/4 0/0/0 5/3/1 7/2/4 4/6/1 3/4/3 7/5/3 25/12/7
Usage ····X··· oo·o··o· ·X······ oX·o···· oX·o···X X··X···X ·X·oo·o· o······· X··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.