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Game Preview: NYY @ BOS, 7:10pm, Thursday, June 11, 2009 @Fenway Park II

Yankees, 34-25, 2nd, 1 GB, 4 up in WC

SP: C.C. Sabathia (28, LHP, 5-3, 3.56)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (5-3) 86.0 70 37 34 27 61 6 3.56
2008 (17-10) 253.0 223 85 76 59 251 19 2.70
2007 (19-7) 241.0 238 94 86 37 209 20 3.21
Last 7 GS 4-1 53.2 39 19 17 13 42 4 2.85 63
2009-06-06 TBR ND 8.0 5 5 4 3 5 2 101 56
2009-05-30 @CLE W 7.0 5 3 3 3 8 1 113 60
2009-05-24 PHI ND 8.0 9 3 3 0 4 0 110 56
2009-05-19 BAL W 7.0 3 1 1 1 7 0 105 73
2009-05-14 @TOR W 8.0 5 2 2 4 5 1 111 65
2009-05-08 @BAL W 9.0 4 0 0 1 8 0 112 86
2009-05-02 LAA L 6.2 8 5 4 1 5 0 119 44
Last 5 v.BOS 1-3 33.1 38 17 17 4 23 6 4.59 51
2007-07-24 BOS L 7.0 5 1 1 0 7 0 106 70
2006-08-01 @BOS W 8.0 10 1 1 1 8 1 111 65
2005-06-20 BOS L 4.2 9 9 9 0 5 2 91 15
2004-05-11 @BOS ND 7.0 6 2 2 3 3 2 116 61
2004-05-06 BOS L 6.2 8 4 4 0 0 1 107 42
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   18-11   Road:   16-14   ExtrInn: 3-3 
 vsRHP:  23-19   vsLHP:  11-6    1-Run:   9-5 
 vsEast: 12-15   vsCntrl:13-5    vsWest:  8-3  IL: 1-2 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 59 Wed, Jun 10  @BOS  L   5-6       34-25  2nd  1.0 gb
 58 Tue, Jun  9  @BOS  L   0-7       34-24  1st    Tied
 57 Mon, Jun  8   TBR  W   5-3       34-23  1st  1.0 up
 56 Sun, Jun  7   TBR  W   4-3       33-23  1st  0.5 up
 55 Sat, Jun  6   TBR  L   7-9       32-23  2nd  0.5 gb
 54 Thu, Jun  4   TEX  W   8-6       32-22  1st    Tied
 53 Wed, Jun  3   TEX  L   2-4       31-22  1st    Tied
 52 Tue, Jun  2   TEX  W  12-3       31-21  1st  1.0 up
 51 Mon, Jun  1  @CLE  W   5-2       30-21  1st  1.0 up
 50 Sun, May 31  @CLE  L   4-5       29-21  1st  0.5 up
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:20-10
RedSox, 35-24, 1st, 1 up

SP: Brad Penny (31, RHP, 5-2, 5.85)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. NYY Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (5-2) 60.0 77 44 39 19 39 8 5.85
2008 (6-9) 94.2 112 68 66 42 51 13 6.27
2007 (16-4) 208.0 199 75 70 73 135 9 3.03
Last 7 GS 3-2 42.1 53 23 22 8 33 3 4.68 47
2009-06-05 TEX L 5.2 7 5 5 2 5 1 103 38
2009-05-30 @TOR ND 6.0 10 3 2 0 5 1 102 47
2009-05-25 @MIN W 5.1 6 3 3 0 7 1 91 51
2009-05-20 TOR W 6.2 9 2 2 1 2 0 96 49
2009-05-14 @LAA ND 6.1 7 4 4 1 4 0 97 46
2009-05-08 TBR W 6.1 8 3 3 2 2 0 91 45
2009-05-03 @TBR L 6.0 6 3 3 2 8 0 110 54
Last 5 v.NYY 1-0 5.0 6 3 3 3 4 0 5.40 44
2000-07-13 @NYY W 5.0 6 3 3 3 4 0 118 44
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   20-8    Road:   15-16   ExtrInn: 2-2 
 vsRHP:  21-17   vsLHP:  14-7    1-Run:   9-8 
 vsEast: 19-8    vsCntrl:10-4    vsWest:  5-10 IL: 1-2 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 59 Wed, Jun 10   NYY  W   6-5       35-24  1st  1.0 up
 58 Tue, Jun  9   NYY  W   7-0       34-24  1st    Tied
 57 Sun, Jun  7   TEX  L   3-6       33-24  2nd  0.5 gb
 56 Sat, Jun  6   TEX  W   8-1       33-23  1st  0.5 up
 55 Fri, Jun  5   TEX  L   1-5       32-23  2nd  0.5 gb
 54 Thu, Jun  4  @DET  W   6-3       32-22  1st    Tied
 53 Wed, Jun  3  @DET  W  10-5       31-22  1st    Tied
 52 Tue, Jun  2  @DET  W   5-1       30-22  2nd  1.0 gb
 51 Sun, May 31  @TOR  W   8-2       29-22  2nd  0.5 gb
 50 Sat, May 30  @TOR  L   3-5       28-22  2nd  1.5 gb
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:17-13
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Wed, Jun 10, 2009 BOS  6  NYY  5        W:Tim Wakefield (8-3), L: Chien-Ming Wang (0-4), S: Jonathan Papelbon (15)
Tue, Jun 09, 2009 BOS  7  NYY  0        W:Josh Beckett (7-2), L: A.J. Burnett (4-3), S: none
Tue, May 05, 2009 BOS  7 @NYY  3        W:Josh Beckett (3-2), L: Joba Chamberlain (1-1), S: none
Mon, May 04, 2009 BOS  6 @NYY  4        W:Jon Lester (2-2), L: Philip Hughes (1-1), S: Jonathan Papelbon (7)
Sun, Apr 26, 2009 BOS  4  NYY  1        W:Justin Masterson (2-0), L: Andy Pettitte (2-1), S: Takashi Saito (2)
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
Season Series: 2009 - BOS leads 7-0; 2008 - Tied 9-9; 2007 - NYY won 10-8; All-Time - NYY leads 1108-931

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  5.61

WSN  4.55

SEA  3.73

RA/G

LAD  3.77

MIN  4.74

WSN  5.88

BA

J. Bartlett  .373

C. Kotchman  .277

C. Young  .177

OBP

K. Youkilis  .472

N. McLouth  .350

D. Navarro  .221

SLG

B. Zobrist  .675

M. Jacobs  .448

J. Kendall  .273

OPS

K. Youkilis  1.109

R. Theriot  .795

D. Navarro  .504

ERA

Z. Greinke  1.55

B. Zito  4.09

F. Carmona  7.42

K/9IP

J. Verlander  11.05

J. Cueto  6.44

J. Karstens  3.54

Baseball-Reference.com-- Baseball's History: 1871-Now

Yankees Batters (5.61 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.44 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 36.Penny
G/S/vB
60.Bard
G/S/vB
17.Delcarmen
G/S/vB
63.Masterson
G/S/vB
37.Okajima*
G/S/vB
58.Papelbon
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 4/.500 ··· 3/.000 2/.000 ··· 2/.000 1/no AB ··· 16/11 .133/.133/.133/.267 .000/.400 .400 3/.000 0/0 0/2
53.Cabrera# G/S/vP ··· ··· 4/.500 6/1.334 9/.575 9/1.792 4/.666 1/2.000 181/131 .293/.343/.445/.788 .818/.777 .642 82/.638 4/2 6/1
24.Cano* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 10/.800 8/1.196 12/1.333 12/.606 5/1.100 ··· 256/180 .293/.328/.467/.795 .842/.776 .877 105/.719 3/2 9/2
29.Cervelli G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 53/36 .271/.286/.292/.577 .813/.461 .638 32/.517 0/1 0/1
18.Damon* G/S/vP 3/.333 ··· 4/.250 ··· 10/.500 13/.154 5/1.400 2/.000 251/180 .291/.364/.547/.911 .649/1.022 .793 103/.773 5/0 13/2
11.Gardner* G/S/vP ··· ··· 4/1.000 7/.000 1/.000 4/2.000 2/.000 1/.000 141/109 .267/.346/.383/.729 .751/.723 .690 53/.878 11/2 2/0
2.Jeter G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· 6/.533 8/.750 7/1.238 15/.733 2/.500 2/.000 266/201 .295/.370/.447/.817 1.115/.720 .759 114/.917 11/1 8/2
55.Matsui* G/S/vP ··· ··· 3/.666 3/2.000 9/.583 6/.000 3/1.000 1/.000 199/145 .253/.342/.471/.813 .856/.796 .926 80/.799 0/0 8/
19.Pena# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· 1/.000 76/65 .243/.293/.300/.593 .091/.678 .680 21/.340 3/1 0/3
20.Posada# G/S/vP 2/no AB ··· 7/1.096 3/.333 9/.347 8/.375 5/1.467 1/.000 137/97 .297/.380/.585/.964 1.045/.931 .831 45/.919 1/0 9/3
13.Rodriguez G/S/vP 3/.333 1/.000 7/.286 6/.900 6/.750 10/1.250 3/.333 ··· 136/103 .231/.390/.491/.880 1.175/.791 .739 111/.955 1/0 8/4
33.Swisher# G/S/vP ··· ··· 7/.429 4/.500 4/.250 3/.333 2/2.500 ··· 229/160 .256/.396/.539/.935 .960/.920 1.085 95/.912 0/0 12/3
25.Teixeira# G/S/vP 6/.000 1/.000 3/.333 3/.000 5/1.100 6/.167 3/3.334 ··· 253/185 .296/.399/.643/1.042 1.096/.994 .921 109/1.402 0/0 19/0
IP 60.0 11.0 25.1 50.0 26.0 26.0 29.0 20.0 TOTAL .275/.354/.480/.834 .883/.816 .815 .865 40/9 95/28
ERA-K/9 5.85/5.8 0.82/8.2 1.07/6.8 4.14/7.4 2.42/10.0 2.08/10.0 1.86/5.0 2.70/8.6 4.21/7.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 273/.309 45/.200 110/.223 218/.290 105/.176 116/.230 109/.173 89/.256 .263
OPS .877 .550 .608 .762 .581 .660 .546 .710 .745
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 134/.886 21/.956 64/.561 115/.789 47/.420 61/.533 55/.661 43/.412 .722
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 139/.869 24/.216 46/.673 103/.731 58/.722 55/.798 54/.438 46/1.003 .764
Home 126/.882 14/.500 58/.455 93/.678 43/.733 53/.491 48/.634 42/.602
Last 28d days 103/.860 37/.574 31/.472 63/.865 32/.494 43/.702 40/.822 31/.553
HR/SB/CS 8/9/1 0/1/0 0/3/1 4/7/4 3/0/0 3/8/0 3/3/0 2/3/0 54/61/14
Usage ·····X·· ·o···X·X ·X···o·· ···o··o· X··o··o· X··o··X· Xo·o···· ·····o·X
RedSox Batters (5.31 RS/G) vs. Yankees Pitchers (5.19 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 52.Sabathia*
G/S/vB
62.Chamberlain
G/S/vB
48.Coke*
G/S/vB
42.Rivera
G/S/vB
30.Robertson
G/S/vB
28.Tomko
G/S/vB
41.Veras
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
5.Baldelli G/S/vP 21/.602 1/.000 ··· 4/.500 ··· ··· 1/no AB 58/21 .259/.310/.426/.736 .866/.501 .738 33/.736 0/0 2/2
44.Bay G/S/vP 3/.000 9/1.810 1/.000 5/1.000 3/2.167 28/.681 3/2.167 254/184 .278/.402/.598/1.000 1.015/.994 .972 101/.865 5/1 16/0
7.Drew* G/S/vP 3/.000 14/.071 2/.500 6/.666 3/.000 25/.583 ··· 210/156 .262/.390/.494/.885 .787/.920 .927 85/.958 1/2 8/1
46.Ellsbury* G/S/vP ··· 12/.432 3/.666 5/.650 3/.666 3/2.334 2/1.500 253/173 .302/.343/.370/.713 .551/.786 .722 98/.761 23/6 1/0
22.Green G/S/vP 4/.000 5/.800 ··· 3/.333 ··· 1/.000 3/2.667 137/100 .278/.336/.421/.756 .650/.796 .821 46/.723 1/3 2/9
11.Kotsay* G/S/vP 15/.690 1/3.000 1/.000 7/.000 ··· 13/1.265 1/.000 15/13 .286/.333/.500/.833 .000/.968 1.155 15/.833 0/0 1/0
16.Kottaras* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/3.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 59/45 .212/.271/.346/.617 .225/.744 .768 25/.780 0/0 0/1
25.Lowell G/S/vP 7/.572 14/1.121 ··· 11/.855 3/1.000 26/.749 3/1.000 242/179 .296/.331/.509/.839 .920/.812 1.000 98/.800 0/1 10/6
23.Lugo G/S/vP 20/.744 3/.000 ··· 18/.591 1/2.000 5/.400 1/2.000 91/69 .256/.330/.341/.671 .814/.625 .667 44/.429 1/0 1/4
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 19/.816 12/.606 5/.000 24/.811 1/2.000 8/.250 2/.500 237/160 .196/.291/.319/.610 .631/.597 .713 80/.589 0/2 3/
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 3/.000 14/1.238 2/1.500 8/.250 4/1.250 4/.833 4/.500 266/180 .310/.404/.412/.815 .789/.828 .857 110/.746 10/4 2/4
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 12/.650 7/.629 ··· 36/.785 2/.000 9/1.333 7/.143 182/135 .242/.335/.510/.845 1.157/.759 .924 70/.984 0/0 10/1
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 7/.858 11/.969 2/.000 11/.788 3/.000 3/.666 6/1.334 195/133 .350/.472/.637/1.109 1.194/1.070 1.186 86/.960 3/0 10/1
IP 86.0 59.1 24.0 25.1 9.2 10.2 23.2 TOTAL .271/.357/.453/.810 .825/.804 .882 .797 44/19 70/36
ERA-K/9 3.56/6.4 3.79/8.3 4.13/5.6 3.20/10.7 1.86/12.1 2.53/4.2 6.46/6.1 4.85/7.4

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 351/.223 256/.253 96/.205 104/.255 40/.176 43/.237 109/.225 .261
OPS .617 .754 .742 .701 .565 .652 .827 .787
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 78/.505 144/.742 48/.752 57/.621 13/.237 20/.206 49/.891 .784
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 273/.648 112/.768 48/.725 47/.798 27/.734 23/1.055 60/.764 .789
Road 175/.610 154/.765 44/.840 34/.629 17/.694 16/1.009 42/1.052
Last 28d days 117/.573 101/.649 43/.795 48/.612 18/.472 38/.482 39/.993
HR/SB/CS 6/6/4 7/8/3 5/0/1 5/0/0 0/0/1 1/2/0 5/1/0 81/61/27
Usage ····X··· ···X···· o·o·o·X· ··ooX·X· ·X····oX ·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.