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Game Preview: NYY @ CHW, 8:11pm, Friday, July 31, 2009 @U.S. Cellular Field

Yankees, 62-40, 1st, 2½ up

SP: Sergio Mitre (28, RHP, 1-0, 5.91)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. CHW Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (1-0) 10.2 17 8 7 1 5 0 5.91
2007 (5-8) 149.0 180 88 77 41 80 9 4.65
2006 (1-5) 41.0 44 28 26 20 31 7 5.71
Last 7 GS 1-2 30.0 54 30 29 13 10 1 8.70 31
2009-07-26 OAK ND 5.0 9 4 4 0 1 0 74 34
2009-07-21 BAL W 5.2 8 4 3 1 4 0 91 42
2007-09-15 @COL ND 4.2 5 1 1 4 0 0 74 46
2007-09-05 @WSN ND 0.2 4 3 3 2 2 0 31 32
2007-08-31 PHI L 3.1 7 6 6 1 1 0 72 22
2007-08-25 @CIN L 6.0 10 7 7 2 1 1 84 23
2007-08-20 SFG ND 4.2 11 5 5 3 1 0 101 20
Last 5 v.CHW 0-1 11.0 15 9 9 6 5 1 7.36 35
2007-06-20 @CHW ND 6.1 8 2 2 2 3 0 104 50
2005-06-24 @CHW L 4.2 7 7 7 4 2 1 93 20
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   35-17   Road:   27-23   ExtrInn: 4-3 
 vsRHP:  41-28   vsLHP:  21-12   1-Run:  15-12
 vsEast: 20-18   vsCntrl:19-6    vsWest: 13-8  IL:10-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
102 Thu, Jul 30  @CHW  L   2-3       62-40  1st  2.5 up
101 Wed, Jul 29  @TBR  W   6-2       62-39  1st  3.5 up
100 Tue, Jul 28  @TBR  L   2-6       61-39  1st  2.5 up
 99 Mon, Jul 27  @TBR  W  11-4       61-38  1st  2.5 up
 98 Sun, Jul 26   OAK  W   7-5       60-38  1st  2.5 up
 97 Sat, Jul 25   OAK  L   4-6       59-38  1st  1.5 up
 96 Fri, Jul 24   OAK  W   8-3       59-37  1st  2.5 up
 95 Thu, Jul 23   OAK  W   6-3       58-37  1st  2.5 up
 94 Wed, Jul 22   BAL  W   6-4       57-37  1st  2.0 up
 93 Tue, Jul 21   BAL  W   6-4       56-37  1st  1.0 up
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:14-6    Last 30:22-8 
WhiteSox, 52-51, 3rd, 2½ GB, 8 GB in WC

SP: Clayton Richard (25, LHP, 4-3, 4.65)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. NYY Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (4-3) 89.0 94 50 46 37 66 10 4.65
2008 (2-5) 47.2 61 37 32 13 29 5 6.04
Last 7 GS 2-2 34.0 37 25 23 10 25 3 6.09 45
2009-07-26 @DET W 8.0 5 1 1 2 3 0 113 69
2009-07-21 TBR ND 8.0 4 1 1 2 7 0 116 75
2009-07-09 CLE L 1.0 4 6 6 3 1 1 46 19
2009-07-05 @KCR L 3.2 8 4 4 0 3 0 80 32
2009-06-30 @CLE W 6.0 4 4 4 1 6 1 81 53
2009-06-25 LAD ND 4.1 6 4 4 1 1 0 85 35
2009-06-20 @CIN ND 3.0 6 5 3 1 4 1 65 34
Last 5 v.NYY 0-1 6.2 5 2 2 2 5 0 2.70 59
2008-09-17 @NYY L 6.2 5 2 2 2 5 0 88 59
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   28-23   Road:   24-28   ExtrInn: 1-3 
 vsRHP:  32-39   vsLHP:  20-12   1-Run:  13-18
 vsEast: 11-11   vsCntrl:23-25   vsWest:  7-9  IL:11-6 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
103 Thu, Jul 30   NYY  W   3-2       52-51  3rd  2.5 gb
102 Wed, Jul 29  @MIN  L   2-3       51-51  3rd  3.0 gb
101 Tue, Jul 28  @MIN  L   3-5       51-50  2nd  2.0 gb
100 Mon, Jul 27  @MIN  L   3-4       51-49  2nd  2.0 gb
 99 Sun, Jul 26  @DET  W   5-1       51-48  2nd  2.0 gb
 98 Sat, Jul 25  @DET  L   3-4 (10)  50-48  2nd  3.0 gb
 97 Fri, Jul 24  @DET  L   3-4       50-47  2nd  2.0 gb
 96 Fri, Jul 24  @DET  L   1-5       50-46  2nd  2.0 gb
 95 Thu, Jul 23   TBR  W   5-0       50-45  1st    Tied
 94 Wed, Jul 22   TBR  W   4-3       49-45  2nd  1.0 gb
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20: 9-11   Last 30:17-13
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Thu, Sep 18, 2008 NYY  9  CHW  2        W:Mike Mussina (18-9), L: Javier Vazquez (12-14), S: none
Wed, Sep 17, 2008 NYY  5  CHW  1        W:Brian Bruney (3-0), L: Clayton Richard (2-5), S: none
Tue, Sep 16, 2008 CHW  6 @NYY  2        W:Gavin Floyd (16-7), L: Andy Pettitte (13-14), S: none
Mon, Sep 15, 2008 NYY  4  CHW  2        W:Phil Coke (1-0), L: Ehren Wassermann (1-2), S: Mariano Rivera (36)
Thu, Apr 24, 2008 CHW  7  NYY  6        W:Bobby Jenks (1-0), L: Joba Chamberlain (1-1), S: none
Wed, Apr 23, 2008 NYY  6 @CHW  4        W:Mike Mussina (2-3), L: Javier Vazquez (3-2), S: Mariano Rivera (6)
Tue, Apr 22, 2008 NYY  9 @CHW  5        W:Chien-Ming Wang (4-0), L: Jose Contreras (1-2), S: none
Thu, Aug 02, 2007 CHW 13 @NYY  9        W:Boone Logan (2-0), L: Jeff Karstens (0-2), S: none
Wed, Aug 01, 2007 NYY  8  CHW  1        W:Andy Pettitte (7-7), L: John Danks (6-8), S: none
Tue, Jul 31, 2007 NYY 16  CHW  3        W:Mike Mussina (6-7), L: Jose Contreras (5-14), S: none
Season Series: 2009 - CHW leads 1-0; 2008 - NYY won 5-2; 2007 - NYY won 6-4; All-Time - NYY leads 1039-821

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  5.56

CHW  4.51

SDP  3.66

RA/G

SFG  3.68

NYM  4.60

WSN  5.46

BA

I. Suzuki  .368

O. Hudson  .290

R. Cedeno  .167

OBP

M. Ramirez  .455

W. Aybar  .362

R. Cedeno  .213

SLG

A. Pujols  .680

Y. Escobar  .471

A. Casilla  .211

OPS

A. Pujols  1.123

V. Martinez  .832

A. Casilla  .474

ERA

Z. Greinke  2.08

C. Sabathia  3.83

J. Geer  5.96

K/9IP

T. Lincecum  11.08

C. Sabathia  6.63

J. Lannan  3.65

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

Yankees Batters (5.53 RS/G) vs. WhiteSox Pitchers (4.50 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 54.Richard*
G/S/vB
56.Buehrle*
G/S/vB
53.Carrasco
G/S/vB
52.Contreras
G/S/vB
50.Danks*
G/S/vB
26.Dotel
G/S/vB
34.Floyd
G/S/vB
45.Jenks
G/S/vB
71.Linebrink
G/S/vB
57.Pena
G/S/vB
37.Thornton*
G/S/vB
67.Williams*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
53.Cabrera# G/S/vP 2/.000 5/.400 ··· 14/.398 6/.833 ··· 5/1.850 6/.583 1/2.000 1/.000 2/.000 ··· 319/213 .290/.354/.445/.800 .873/.765 .791 72/.847 5/2 9/3
24.Cano* G/S/vP 3/2.333 3/1.667 2/.000 18/.778 2/4.000 ··· 7/.429 6/.334 1/no AB ··· 9/.333 ··· 427/286 .308/.344/.502/.847 .904/.818 .844 95/.908 4/5 16/4
18.Damon* G/S/vP 3/.333 50/.584 8/.750 31/.693 4/.500 4/1.250 9/2.111 4/.500 1/5.000 ··· 5/1.400 ··· 408/278 .272/.361/.494/.856 .727/.919 .751 86/.687 8/0 17/4
14.Hinske* G/S/vP ··· 15/.762 5/2.100 20/.616 2/.000 3/2.667 3/.000 3/.000 1/.000 ··· 7/1.429 ··· 146/112 .266/.377/.460/.836 1.013/.784 .780 20/1.400 0/0 5/0
2.Jeter G/S/vP 3/.000 26/.920 5/.200 21/.686 6/.334 5/.650 9/.536 3/.000 2/.500 ··· 6/1.166 ··· 448/323 .323/.400/.460/.860 1.124/.761 .823 111/.959 18/4 11/5
55.Matsui* G/S/vP ··· 11/.473 4/.833 18/.952 5/.650 6/1.000 5/1.400 5/.200 2/.000 ··· 8/.250 ··· 321/224 .259/.361/.493/.854 .924/.823 .930 78/.905 0/0 15/
26.Molina G/S/vP ··· 15/1.082 1/2.000 5/.750 ··· 1/.000 6/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 3/1.666 ··· 59/47 .245/.310/.340/.650 .900/.586 .743 10/.311 0/0 1/1
20.Posada# G/S/vP ··· 19/.380 3/.000 12/.750 5/2.550 2/no AB 1/2.000 6/.500 2/.000 ··· 8/.661 ··· 272/187 .284/.364/.513/.877 .875/.878 .756 79/.929 1/0 13/5
12.Ransom G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 4/.250 ··· ··· ··· 82/45 .200/.268/.347/.615 .508/.704 .525 21/.793 2/0 0/4
13.Rodriguez G/S/vP 3/.333 28/.526 6/.333 19/.833 5/.000 8/1.125 5/.400 3/.667 2/5.000 ··· 5/.400 ··· 305/225 .251/.390/.518/.908 .977/.885 .925 94/.916 7/1 19/6
33.Swisher# G/S/vP ··· 20/.993 ··· 12/1.083 3/2.000 ··· ··· 3/.333 1/.000 ··· 7/.786 ··· 377/248 .239/.368/.472/.840 .785/.862 .957 77/.760 0/0 17/6
25.Teixeira# G/S/vP ··· 34/.853 7/.929 9/.730 3/1.000 6/1.300 4/.583 5/.400 2/.000 ··· 8/.375 ··· 447/315 .285/.383/.559/.941 .914/.933 .851 106/.945 1/0 26/1
IP 89.0 140.2 60.1 90.0 113.1 38.1 137.0 35.1 35.1 40.2 42.2 1.0 TOTAL .277/.360/.474/.833 .866/.820 .820 .871 69/20 151/69
ERA-K/9 4.65/6.7 3.45/5.1 3.58/6.0 4.80/6.8 3.89/7.5 3.05/11.7 4.07/7.6 4.33/9.4 2.55/8.9 4.87/7.3 2.95/11.2 0.00/9.0 4.13/7.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 387/.276 560/.246 262/.278 395/.255 482/.239 171/.223 542/.242 155/.261 156/.266 183/.289 169/.224 3/.000 .255
OPS .770 .690 .716 .728 .694 .732 .676 .739 .764 .764 .642 .000 .728
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 99/.638 149/.745 108/.832 202/.699 141/.720 50/.837 276/.657 77/.865 60/.641 84/.947 69/.521 3/.000 .748
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 288/.815 411/.670 154/.638 193/.757 341/.683 121/.690 266/.695 78/.615 96/.838 99/.614 100/.727 / .715
Home 167/.860 323/.608 152/.699 180/.693 227/.702 82/.653 249/.616 88/.792 79/.683 88/.741 84/.483 /
Last 28d days 86/.693 128/.707 54/.899 106/.748 108/.633 34/.704 105/.710 38/1.016 28/.913 34/.722 39/.630 3/.000
HR/SB/CS 10/8/5 17/1/1 3/1/2 8/15/0 13/10/4 4/13/0 13/13/2 5/8/0 5/7/0 4/1/2 3/1/3 0/0/0 101/83/18
Usage ····X··· ··X····X ··o··o·· ·X····X· ···X···· ··X··XX· X····X·· ·····X·· ···o··X· ·X··o·o· X····oo· ·o······
WhiteSox Batters (4.50 RS/G) vs. Yankees Pitchers (4.72 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 45.Mitre
G/S/vB
91.Aceves
G/S/vB
63.Albaladejo
G/S/vB
38.Bruney
G/S/vB
34.Burnett
G/S/vB
62.Chamberlain
G/S/vB
48.Coke*
G/S/vB
65.Hughes
G/S/vB
39.Melancon
G/S/vB
46.Pettitte*
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
15.Beckham G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 187/135 .305/.376/.470/.846 .950/.805 .552 93/.964 4/4 5/9
27.Castro G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 7/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 4/1.833 3/.666 ··· ··· 131/90 .224/.313/.397/.710 .664/.730 .681 20/.538 0/0 5/5
23.Dye G/S/vP 6/.833 3/.666 ··· 2/.000 12/.500 2/.000 1/.000 3/.000 ··· 26/.866 14/.297 1/no AB 59/1.080 385/289 .284/.361/.540/.901 .834/.922 .917 96/.847 0/2 23/4
17.Getz* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 304/255 .262/.320/.367/.687 .756/.674 .699 63/.845 14/1 2/7
14.Konerko G/S/vP 6/.500 ··· ··· 2/.500 12/1.500 2/.000 1/.000 3/.666 ··· 34/1.024 14/1.096 ··· 74/.628 404/295 .283/.339/.500/.839 1.108/.743 .877 91/.832 0/0 20/3
30.Kotsay* G/S/vP ··· 2/1.000 ··· 1/2.000 13/1.007 1/3.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 5/.400 7/.000 ··· 15/.690 83/71 .244/.277/.308/.585 .333/.629 .677 36/.434 2/1 1/0
5.Nix G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/.000 136/55 .234/.294/.460/.754 .880/.563 .554 40/.566 5/0 7/2
12.Pierzynski* G/S/vP 5/.000 2/.000 ··· 3/1.334 15/.204 1/.000 2/.000 3/.666 ··· 19/.789 13/.321 ··· 24/.500 327/244 .304/.330/.454/.784 .655/.829 .664 75/.847 1/0 11/4
22.Podsednik* G/S/vP 3/2.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 10/.733 ··· ··· ··· ··· 6/3.333 4/.000 ··· 5/.000 343/242 .297/.353/.387/.740 .742/.739 .755 99/.675 15/9 4/2
20.Quentin G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/1.500 ··· ··· ··· 3/.666 2/.000 ··· 7/.714 190/141 .217/.311/.422/.732 .667/.755 .714 39/.542 1/0 9/1
10.Ramirez G/S/vP ··· 3/.666 ··· 1/.000 3/.333 ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 3/2.667 1/.000 ··· 9/.819 402/303 .273/.328/.399/.727 .972/.648 .779 92/.724 12/3 11/13
25.Thome* G/S/vP ··· 3/.000 ··· 2/.500 32/.788 3/.000 1/.000 3/.333 ··· 28/.641 20/.950 ··· 24/.821 314/237 .250/.395/.496/.891 .837/.909 .870 69/.845 0/0 17/
31.Wise* G/S/vP 1/.000 3/1.666 ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/1.000 1/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 118/105 .185/.228/.306/.534 .844/.504 .602 41/.525 2/3 1/0
IP 10.2 46.2 25.2 19.0 127.1 110.2 43.0 62.1 8.0 127.2 43.1 26.1 148.0 TOTAL .260/.330/.420/.750 .811/.728 .724 .757 64/32 122/86
ERA-K/9 5.91/4.2 2.89/7.3 5.61/6.0 6.16/10.9 3.53/8.0 3.58/7.9 3.77/7.1 3.47/9.1 4.50/4.5 4.51/6.6 2.08/10.2 3.76/12.7 3.83/6.6 4.36/7.5

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 48/.370 188/.220 117/.296 85/.250 545/.233 483/.254 167/.197 252/.225 36/.200 530/.277 165/.194 114/.204 609/.242 .252
OPS .809 .659 .920 .837 .708 .750 .653 .693 .667 .773 .537 .693 .675 .748
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 28/.873 84/.553 57/.826 44/.660 293/.674 270/.726 91/.602 120/.773 19/.984 154/.694 82/.486 50/.657 135/.636 .732
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 20/.718 104/.742 60/1.012 41/1.042 252/.745 213/.778 76/.714 132/.623 17/.307 376/.806 83/.587 64/.721 474/.686 .761
Road / 75/.720 64/1.002 43/.719 257/.650 233/.726 74/.790 133/.594 30/.483 199/.697 55/.483 56/.929 318/.673
Last 28d days 48/.809 45/.671 22/.753 30/1.560 142/.631 126/.697 36/.774 47/.439 18/.556 102/.737 36/.257 38/.837 139/.784
HR/SB/CS 0/2/0 7/4/2 5/3/2 4/0/0 15/16/8 13/18/7 7/2/1 7/3/1 0/1/0 16/12/6 5/1/0 3/2/2 12/9/6 122/91/39
Usage ····X··· ·····o·· ···o···· ·o··oo·· ···X···· ·X····X· o···o·o· X···X··X ··X····· X····X·· ·o··o··· ···X·oX· ··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.