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Game Preview: NYY @ BOS, 7:10pm, Friday, August 21, 2009 @Fenway Park II

Yankees, 76-45, 1st, 6½ up

SP: Andy Pettitte (37, LHP, 9-6, 4.09)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (9-6) 147.1 152 74 67 54 113 16 4.09
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 1-2 44.0 38 16 15 12 44 2 3.07 58
2009-08-14 @SEA ND 6.0 6 2 2 1 10 0 111 61
2009-08-09 BOS ND 7.0 5 0 0 2 4 0 112 69
2009-08-04 @TOR W 6.2 4 1 1 4 6 0 103 64
2009-07-30 @CHW ND 6.1 5 2 1 0 8 0 101 65
2009-07-25 OAK L 6.1 5 4 4 1 7 0 99 53
2009-07-20 BAL ND 7.1 6 1 1 2 8 1 109 68
2009-07-11 @LAA L 4.1 7 6 6 2 1 1 83 24
Last 5 v.BOS 1-3 28.1 35 19 15 15 22 1 4.76 44
2009-08-09 BOS ND 7.0 5 0 0 2 4 0 112 69
2009-04-26 @BOS L 6.0 6 4 3 4 6 0 116 48
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
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   41-18   Road:   35-27   ExtrInn: 6-3 
 vsRHP:  48-31   vsLHP:  28-14   1-Run:  17-13
 vsEast: 28-19   vsCntrl:20-8    vsWest: 18-10 IL:10-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
121 Wed, Aug 19  @OAK  W   3-2       76-45  1st  7.0 up
120 Tue, Aug 18  @OAK  W   7-2       75-45  1st  7.0 up
119 Mon, Aug 17  @OAK  L   0-3       74-45  1st  7.0 up
118 Sun, Aug 16  @SEA  L   3-10      74-44  1st  7.5 up
117 Sat, Aug 15  @SEA  W   5-2       74-43  1st  7.5 up
116 Fri, Aug 14  @SEA  W   4-2       73-43  1st  6.5 up
115 Thu, Aug 13  @SEA  W  11-1       72-43  1st  6.5 up
114 Wed, Aug 12   TOR  W   4-3 (11)  71-43  1st  5.5 up
113 Tue, Aug 11   TOR  W   7-5       70-43  1st  5.5 up
112 Mon, Aug 10   TOR  L   4-5       69-43  1st  5.5 up
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:14-6    Last 30:22-8 
RedSox, 69-51, 2nd, 6½ GB, 1 up in WC

SP: Brad Penny (31, RHP, 7-7, 5.22)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. NYY Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (7-7) 127.2 150 81 74 41 85 17 5.22
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 1-4 39.0 46 29 28 13 24 7 6.46 42
2009-08-15 @TEX L 5.2 8 4 4 4 6 1 121 39
2009-08-10 DET ND 6.0 6 3 3 1 2 0 93 49
2009-08-05 @TBR L 6.0 6 5 5 2 5 3 117 43
2009-07-29 OAK L 5.0 7 7 7 4 3 2 100 24
2009-07-24 BAL W 6.1 5 1 0 0 4 0 108 65
2009-07-18 @TOR L 5.0 8 6 6 1 3 1 82 29
2009-07-09 KCR ND 5.0 6 3 3 1 1 0 97 43
Last 5 v.NYY 1-0 11.0 12 3 3 4 9 0 2.45 54
2009-06-11 NYY ND 6.0 6 0 0 1 5 0 117 64
2000-07-13 @NYY W 5.0 6 3 3 3 4 0 118 44
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   38-18   Road:   31-33   ExtrInn: 4-6 
 vsRHP:  45-34   vsLHP:  24-17   1-Run:  18-15
 vsEast: 31-18   vsCntrl:16-6    vsWest: 11-20 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
120 Thu, Aug 20  @TOR  W   8-1       69-51  2nd  6.5 gb
119 Wed, Aug 19  @TOR  W   6-1       68-51  2nd  7.0 gb
118 Tue, Aug 18  @TOR  W  10-9       67-51  2nd  7.0 gb
117 Sun, Aug 16  @TEX  L   3-4       66-51  2nd  7.5 gb
116 Sat, Aug 15  @TEX  L   2-7       66-50  2nd  7.5 gb
115 Fri, Aug 14  @TEX  W   8-4       66-49  2nd  6.5 gb
114 Thu, Aug 13   DET  L   0-2       65-49  2nd  6.5 gb
113 Wed, Aug 12   DET  W   8-2       65-48  2nd  5.5 gb
112 Tue, Aug 11   DET  W   7-5       64-48  2nd  5.5 gb
111 Mon, Aug 10   DET  W   6-5       63-48  2nd  5.5 gb
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:14-16
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sun, Aug 09, 2009 NYY  5  BOS  2        W:Phil Coke (4-3), L: Daniel Bard (0-1), S: Mariano Rivera (32)
Sat, Aug 08, 2009 NYY  5  BOS  0        W:C.C. Sabathia (12-7), L: Clay Buchholz (1-2), S: none
Fri, Aug 07, 2009 NYY  2  BOS  0 (15)   W:Phil Coke (3-3), L: Junichi Tazawa (0-1), S: none
Thu, Aug 06, 2009 NYY 13  BOS  6        W:Joba Chamberlain (8-2), L: John Smoltz (2-5), S: none
Thu, Jun 11, 2009 BOS  4  NYY  3        W:Takashi Saito (1-0), L: C.C. Sabathia (5-4), S: Jonathan Papelbon (16)
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)
Season Series: 2009 - BOS leads 8-4; 2008 - Tied 9-9; 2007 - NYY won 10-8; All-Time - NYY leads 1112-932

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

LAA  5.78

DET  4.59

SDP  3.87

RA/G

SFG  3.68

PIT  4.65

BAL  5.40

BA

J. Mauer  .380

J. Fox  .292

A. Casilla  .180

OBP

J. Mauer  .448

O. Hudson  .363

R. Cedeno  .237

SLG

A. Pujols  .675

M. Diaz  .479

A. Casilla  .225

OPS

A. Pujols  1.119

N. Markakis  .840

A. Casilla  .493

ERA

C. Carpenter  2.27

D. Braden  3.89

F. Liriano  5.80

K/9IP

J. Verlander  10.47

A. Pettitte  6.90

N. Blackburn  3.74

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

Yankees Batters (5.51 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.39 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 36.Penny
G/S/vB
60.Bard
G/S/vB
19.Beckett
G/S/vB
61.Buchholz
G/S/vB
53.Cabrera
G/S/vB
17.Delcarmen
G/S/vB
31.Lester*
G/S/vB
37.Okajima*
G/S/vB
58.Papelbon
G/S/vB
56.Ramirez
G/S/vB
24.Saito
G/S/vB
63.Tazawa
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
53.Cabrera# G/S/vP 2/1.000 ··· 41/.807 9/.476 5/1.350 6/.666 17/.850 11/.443 9/1.792 5/.500 3/.666 1/.000 399/259 .267/.331/.421/.752 .790/.732 .739 104/.730 6/2 11/3
24.Cano* G/S/vP 3/.666 1/.000 45/1.010 8/.875 3/.000 11/.717 20/.350 13/1.385 12/.606 6/.900 2/.000 1/2.000 510/330 .313/.345/.501/.846 .871/.832 .794 107/.894 4/5 18/6
18.Damon* G/S/vP 6/.167 1/5.000 48/.842 3/1.667 3/3.000 5/.400 24/.966 11/.455 15/.133 6/1.166 3/.000 1/.000 489/333 .285/.365/.519/.883 .799/.925 .788 107/.931 9/0 22/4
17.Hairston G/S/vP 6/.500 ··· 7/.572 ··· 1/.000 ··· 4/.666 ··· 1/no AB ··· 1/no AB ··· 375/252 .257/.310/.402/.712 .765/.687 .640 50/.847 7/3 9/10
14.Hinske* G/S/vP ··· ··· 20/.600 5/.200 2/.500 3/.333 3/.000 2/1.000 5/1.000 1/no AB ··· 1/.000 170/130 .250/.359/.444/.803 .945/.761 .768 24/.600 0/0 6/0
2.Jeter G/S/vP 6/1.000 1/.000 50/.710 7/.572 6/1.833 7/.453 24/.723 8/1.071 17/.639 2/.500 3/.000 1/2.000 540/383 .331/.395/.471/.866 1.099/.774 .847 122/.945 21/4 15/6
55.Matsui* G/S/vP 3/1.167 2/.500 24/.640 8/1.071 3/.666 4/.500 3/.000 9/.583 6/.000 3/1.000 2/1.000 1/.000 380/266 .265/.361/.503/.864 .919/.838 .967 82/.860 0/1 19/
26.Molina G/S/vP 5/1.000 ··· 13/.308 5/1.067 2/.000 3/.000 13/.993 2/.500 3/.833 ··· 1/.000 ··· 88/61 .244/.310/.321/.631 .741/.581 .692 31/.550 0/0 1/1
19.Pena# G/S/vP ··· ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· 1/.000 ··· 100/80 .277/.313/.351/.664 .153/.794 .790 8/.750 3/1 0/3
20.Posada# G/S/vP 2/no AB 1/.000 33/.719 5/.200 2/.500 8/1.167 12/.606 10/.633 8/.375 5/1.467 1/.000 1/2.000 336/227 .273/.342/.492/.834 .863/.820 .659 88/.678 1/0 15/6
13.Rodriguez G/S/vP 6/.333 3/1.167 44/.800 8/.875 7/1.429 8/.625 15/.629 6/.750 11/1.122 4/.500 1/.000 1/5.000 387/277 .254/.390/.492/.882 .914/.870 .885 105/.740 8/1 21/6
33.Swisher# G/S/vP 3/1.000 ··· 21/.900 5/.500 2/.500 7/.429 18/.707 6/.533 3/.333 2/2.500 1/.000 ··· 451/283 .245/.373/.478/.851 .902/.818 .955 98/.959 0/0 20/6
25.Teixeira# G/S/vP 9/.000 3/1.666 21/.458 3/1.167 3/2.334 4/.250 12/.750 5/1.100 8/.125 4/3.417 1/no AB 1/.000 536/374 .283/.381/.557/.937 .909/.933 .849 118/.968 2/0 31/1
IP 127.2 36.0 162.1 38.1 4.0 48.1 161.0 52.0 52.0 53.0 43.0 11.2 TOTAL .278/.357/.474/.830 .865/.814 .808 .844 76/21 183/76
ERA-K/9 5.22/6.0 3.50/11.5 3.38/8.3 3.99/5.6 4.50/15.8 3.35/6.3 3.58/10.1 2.77/8.1 2.08/9.7 2.21/7.0 2.93/8.0 5.40/6.2 4.18/7.8

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 568/.291 154/.215 660/.233 178/.292 15/.308 217/.254 642/.250 212/.213 225/.227 222/.208 185/.231 59/.340 .264
OPS .827 .638 .651 .795 .785 .699 .685 .633 .656 .634 .685 1.011 .746
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 282/.806 71/.723 376/.693 80/.825 6/1.167 113/.526 173/.720 97/.440 122/.583 110/.721 97/.507 32/.457 .736
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 286/.847 83/.567 284/.597 98/.770 9/.476 104/.884 469/.672 115/.806 103/.741 112/.549 88/.886 27/1.676 .755
Home 293/.773 53/.366 301/.558 57/.699 7/.429 111/.666 299/.697 78/.726 109/.634 99/.736 86/.659 23/.604
Last 28d days 127/.873 43/.949 132/.736 133/.810 15/.785 56/.755 133/.648 47/.573 49/.713 63/.717 44/.522 59/1.011
HR/SB/CS 17/27/2 3/4/0 15/12/2 4/3/0 0/2/0 1/7/1 15/14/6 5/0/0 5/10/1 4/5/0 5/7/2 3/0/0 114/118/20
Usage ·····X·· ··o···X· ··X····· ·X·····X o····X·o ··o··X·X X·····X· ·oo·X··· ··X···X· ·X··Xo·· ·o····o· ····X···
RedSox Batters (5.17 RS/G) vs. Yankees Pitchers (4.63 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 46.Pettitte*
G/S/vB
91.Aceves
G/S/vB
38.Bruney
G/S/vB
34.Burnett
G/S/vB
62.Chamberlain
G/S/vB
48.Coke*
G/S/vB
41.Gaudin
G/S/vB
65.Hughes
G/S/vB
45.Mitre
G/S/vB
42.Rivera
G/S/vB
30.Robertson
G/S/vB
52.Sabathia*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
32.Anderson G/S/vP 3/.333 ··· ··· 3/1.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/no AB 1/.000 20/.421 217/148 .236/.316/.314/.630 .570/.657 .549 7/.310 3/6 2/2
44.Bay G/S/vP 31/1.146 6/2.333 3/.000 20/.956 9/1.810 2/.000 ··· 4/.500 9/.236 5/1.000 3/2.167 6/.000 485/346 .259/.386/.530/.916 .938/.906 .954 85/1.082 11/2 27/0
7.Drew* G/S/vP 33/1.144 5/.600 6/.167 28/.741 17/.309 3/.667 7/.829 6/3.000 3/.000 8/.750 3/.000 10/.500 418/315 .251/.369/.446/.815 .692/.855 .871 78/.878 2/3 15/2
46.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 14/.962 6/1.834 5/.200 22/.783 15/.343 5/.400 2/.000 5/1.267 ··· 6/.533 5/.800 3/.666 506/354 .299/.346/.408/.754 .732/.763 .764 123/.866 53/8 6/2
13.Gonzalez G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· 3/.000 4/.000 ··· ··· 7/.286 ··· 4/.500 5/.000 ··· 6/.000 286/226 .213/.258/.298/.557 .505/.571 .500 88/.551 0/1 3/6
22.Green G/S/vP 6/1.000 3/.000 1/.000 12/.878 6/.666 ··· ··· 4/.000 ··· 3/.333 ··· 9/.250 298/226 .228/.294/.363/.657 .606/.674 .745 54/.401 1/4 6/14
11.Kotchman* G/S/vP 2/1.500 1/.000 2/no AB 11/.637 6/1.166 2/.000 20/.544 4/.250 ··· 6/1.200 ··· 7/.286 367/259 .276/.349/.402/.751 .640/.796 .722 57/.811 1/0 7/0
25.Lowell G/S/vP 30/.808 4/.000 7/.286 23/.554 17/1.262 1/.000 11/.920 4/1.750 1/.000 12/.781 3/1.000 13/.308 375/259 .298/.344/.491/.835 .900/.807 .976 77/.978 0/1 14/9
41.Martinez# G/S/vP 15/.564 2/.000 2/.500 20/.667 9/1.556 1/5.000 13/.308 3/1.000 ··· 11/.364 3/.666 7/.453 513/352 .291/.374/.480/.854 .887/.841 .756 102/.909 1/0 20/3
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 52/.969 3/.333 3/.667 31/.791 15/.481 7/.143 12/.875 4/3.000 ··· 26/.885 2/1.000 25/.969 466/327 .226/.320/.435/.755 .794/.737 .809 101/.848 0/2 19/1
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 32/.407 4/.500 9/.347 31/.974 17/1.521 3/1.667 4/.000 8/.125 ··· 8/.250 6/1.133 10/.100 523/379 .295/.370/.438/.809 .731/.837 .850 106/.843 15/7 10/6
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 64/.864 4/.000 6/.533 24/.809 7/.629 1/.000 8/1.482 3/.000 ··· 37/.763 2/.000 15/.508 355/250 .223/.332/.419/.751 .855/.715 .891 63/.542 0/0 13/3
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 33/1.115 5/1.400 8/1.025 29/.629 14/.929 3/.666 9/.583 7/1.119 ··· 12/.717 5/.000 13/.718 432/308 .309/.424/.560/.983 1.046/.959 .936 86/1.000 5/2 20/4
IP 147.1 61.1 25.2 153.2 126.2 50.0 113.0 69.0 28.1 52.0 35.1 178.2 TOTAL .263/.348/.444/.792 .815/.783 .840 .822 94/30 149/76
ERA-K/9 4.09/6.9 3.82/7.2 4.91/9.8 3.69/7.9 3.98/7.7 4.68/7.2 4.94/9.1 3.39/9.8 6.04/5.7 1.90/9.9 3.06/13.3 3.58/7.1 4.27/7.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 631/.267 251/.229 114/.242 658/.240 560/.257 200/.216 513/.257 289/.227 136/.363 203/.205 154/.203 722/.233 .252
OPS .732 .672 .746 .706 .768 .684 .726 .677 .897 .565 .650 .665 .738
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 188/.656 114/.575 57/.673 347/.647 309/.729 114/.590 258/.799 133/.784 68/1.144 97/.512 66/.615 177/.613 .724
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 443/.766 137/.755 57/.822 311/.771 251/.812 86/.815 255/.652 156/.590 68/.650 106/.611 88/.676 545/.682 .750
Road 273/.652 113/.817 60/.665 313/.672 258/.734 91/.811 308/.656 162/.592 65/.940 79/.508 81/.825 405/.683
Last 28d days 126/.514 67/.779 38/.760 138/.616 131/.652 41/.852 97/.830 43/.589 111/.935 45/.606 55/.611 141/.712
HR/SB/CS 16/12/7 9/7/2 4/2/0 16/18/11 16/18/7 8/2/2 8/4/4 7/4/1 4/2/0 6/1/0 3/2/2 17/9/6 140/100/44
Usage ······X· ·X··X··· ······Xo ···X···· ····X··· ·o···X·· ·X··X··· ·X····X· ·····X·· ·o···Xo· ··X··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.