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Game Preview: NYY @ CHW, 4:05pm, Saturday, August 1, 2009 @U.S. Cellular Field

Yankees, 62-41, 1st, 1½ up

SP: A.J. Burnett (32, RHP, 10-4, 3.53)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. CHW Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (10-4) 127.1 109 54 50 63 113 15 3.53
2008 (18-10) 221.1 211 109 100 86 231 19 4.07
2007 (10-8) 165.2 131 74 69 66 176 23 3.75
Last 7 GS 5-1 46.2 33 12 10 22 39 3 1.93 62
2009-07-27 @TBR W 7.0 2 1 0 2 5 0 114 74
2009-07-22 BAL W 7.0 6 2 2 3 6 0 104 60
2009-07-17 DET ND 6.0 6 3 3 5 1 1 104 44
2009-07-08 @MIN W 6.1 7 2 2 4 2 0 100 49
2009-07-03 TOR W 7.0 6 2 2 2 7 1 112 62
2009-06-27 @NYM W 7.0 1 0 0 3 10 0 108 82
2009-06-20 @FLA L 6.1 5 2 1 3 8 1 98 62
Last 5 v.CHW 2-2 32.1 23 11 10 11 31 2 2.78 61
2008-09-09 @CHW W 7.0 1 1 0 1 7 0 112 79
2007-06-01 CHW L 7.1 6 3 3 1 12 0 117 65
2006-08-06 CHW W 6.0 8 3 3 2 5 0 98 47
2006-04-15 @CHW L 6.0 7 4 4 1 5 2 95 46
2004-06-15 CHW ND 6.0 1 0 0 6 2 0 93 66
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   35-17   Road:   27-24   ExtrInn: 4-3 
 vsRHP:  41-29   vsLHP:  21-12   1-Run:  15-12
 vsEast: 20-18   vsCntrl:19-7    vsWest: 13-8  IL:10-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
103 Fri, Jul 31  @CHW  L   5-10      62-41  1st  1.5 up
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
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:13-7    Last 30:21-9 
WhiteSox, 53-51, 2nd, 1½ GB, 8 GB in WC

SP: John Danks (24, LHP, 8-7, 3.89)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. NYY Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (8-7) 113.1 103 53 49 42 95 13 3.89
2008 (12-9) 195.0 182 74 72 57 159 15 3.32
2007 (6-13) 139.0 160 92 85 54 109 28 5.50
Last 7 GS 4-2 46.0 34 15 13 16 34 3 2.54 59
2009-07-27 @MIN L 7.0 6 4 2 2 3 1 107 54
2009-07-17 BAL W 5.0 7 3 3 3 3 1 97 41
2009-07-10 @MIN ND 5.2 4 4 4 5 4 0 114 44
2009-07-03 @KCR W 7.1 5 0 0 0 5 0 105 73
2009-06-28 CHC W 7.0 4 0 0 4 5 0 110 70
2009-06-23 LAD L 7.0 3 3 3 2 5 1 106 62
2009-06-17 @CHC W 7.0 5 1 1 0 9 0 99 72
Last 5 v.NYY 1-1 10.1 13 8 7 4 9 4 6.10 42
2007-08-01 @NYY L 4.0 6 6 5 2 2 3 96 28
2007-05-16 NYY W 6.1 7 2 2 2 7 1 88 56
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   29-23   Road:   24-28   ExtrInn: 1-3 
 vsRHP:  33-39   vsLHP:  20-12   1-Run:  13-18
 vsEast: 12-11   vsCntrl:23-25   vsWest:  7-9  IL:11-6 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
104 Fri, Jul 31   NYY  W  10-5       53-51  2nd  1.5 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
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20: 9-11   Last 30:17-13
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Thu, Jul 30, 2009 CHW  3  NYY  2        W:Matt Thornton (5-2), L: Philip Hughes (4-3), S: none

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
Season Series: 2009 - CHW leads 2-0; 2008 - NYY won 5-2; 2007 - NYY won 6-4; All-Time - NYY leads 1039-822

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  5.55

CHW  4.50

SDP  3.69

RA/G

SFG  3.67

FLA  4.63

WSN  5.47

BA

I. Suzuki  .364

M. Cabrera  .290

R. Cedeno  .167

OBP

M. Ramirez  .444

C. Blake  .362

R. Cedeno  .213

SLG

A. Pujols  .678

C. Blake  .472

A. Casilla  .211

OPS

A. Pujols  1.121

V. Martinez  .832

A. Casilla  .474

ERA

Z. Greinke  2.08

A. Cook  3.87

J. Geer  5.96

K/9IP

T. Lincecum  11.08

C. Sabathia  6.63

J. Lannan  3.65

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Yankees Batters (5.52 RS/G) vs. WhiteSox Pitchers (4.50 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 50.Danks*
G/S/vB
56.Buehrle*
G/S/vB
53.Carrasco
G/S/vB
52.Contreras
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
54.Richard*
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 6/.833 5/.400 ··· 14/.398 ··· 8/1.500 6/.583 1/2.000 1/.000 2/.000 2/.000 ··· 322/216 .290/.354/.448/.802 .873/.768 .797 75/.855 5/2 9/3
24.Cano* G/S/vP 2/4.000 3/1.667 2/.000 18/.778 ··· 10/.300 6/.334 1/no AB ··· 3/2.333 10/.300 ··· 431/289 .305/.341/.498/.839 .897/.810 .828 95/.853 4/5 16/4
18.Damon* G/S/vP 4/.500 50/.584 8/.750 31/.693 4/1.250 12/1.875 4/.500 1/5.000 ··· 3/.333 6/1.500 ··· 412/281 .276/.365/.496/.861 .737/.921 .764 86/.729 8/0 17/4
14.Hinske* G/S/vP 2/.000 15/.762 5/2.100 20/.616 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 6/0
2.Jeter G/S/vP 6/.334 26/.920 5/.200 21/.686 5/.650 13/.523 3/.000 2/.500 ··· 3/.000 6/1.166 ··· 452/327 .323/.399/.458/.857 1.124/.758 .817 111/.926 19/4 11/5
55.Matsui* G/S/vP 5/.650 11/.473 4/.833 18/.952 6/1.000 8/.821 5/.200 2/.000 ··· ··· 9/.222 ··· 325/227 .255/.357/.486/.843 .913/.811 .901 78/.857 0/0 15/
26.Molina G/S/vP ··· 15/1.082 1/2.000 5/.750 1/.000 8/.375 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 3/1.666 ··· 61/49 .255/.317/.364/.680 .900/.626 .791 12/.523 0/0 1/1
20.Posada# G/S/vP 5/2.550 19/.380 3/.000 12/.750 2/no AB 2/1.000 6/.500 2/.000 ··· ··· 8/.661 ··· 273/188 .283/.363/.511/.873 .875/.873 .750 80/.917 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 5/.000 28/.526 6/.333 19/.833 8/1.125 8/.250 3/.667 2/5.000 ··· 3/.333 6/.333 ··· 309/228 .247/.385/.510/.895 .963/.872 .897 94/.839 7/1 19/6
33.Swisher# G/S/vP 3/2.000 20/.993 ··· 12/1.083 ··· 3/.000 3/.333 1/.000 ··· ··· 8/1.375 ··· 381/251 .239/.367/.479/.846 .827/.850 .964 77/.837 0/0 17/6
25.Teixeira# G/S/vP 3/1.000 34/.853 7/.929 9/.730 6/1.300 7/.310 5/.400 2/.000 ··· ··· 9/.333 ··· 451/318 .282/.379/.553/.932 .906/.924 .834 106/.910 1/0 26/1
IP 113.1 140.2 64.1 90.0 40.1 137.0 35.1 36.1 42.2 89.0 42.2 1.0 TOTAL .276/.358/.473/.831 .868/.815 .815 .859 69/20 152/71
ERA-K/9 3.89/7.5 3.45/5.1 4.06/5.9 4.80/6.8 2.90/11.4 4.07/7.6 4.33/9.4 2.48/8.7 4.64/7.0 4.65/6.7 2.95/11.2 0.00/9.0 4.11/7.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 482/.239 560/.246 262/.278 395/.255 171/.223 570/.237 155/.261 156/.266 183/.289 387/.276 175/.228 3/.000 .255
OPS .694 .690 .716 .728 .732 .662 .739 .764 .764 .770 .662 .000 .726
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 141/.720 149/.745 108/.832 202/.699 50/.837 295/.635 77/.865 60/.641 84/.947 99/.638 72/.527 3/.000 .743
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 341/.683 411/.670 154/.638 193/.757 121/.690 275/.690 78/.615 96/.838 99/.614 288/.815 103/.757 / .715
Home 227/.702 323/.608 152/.699 180/.693 82/.653 277/.593 88/.792 79/.683 88/.741 167/.860 90/.531 /
Last 28d days 80/.738 128/.707 54/.899 106/.748 34/.704 133/.643 38/1.016 23/.963 34/.722 86/.693 45/.708 3/.000
HR/SB/CS 13/10/4 17/1/1 3/1/2 8/15/0 4/13/0 13/13/2 5/8/0 5/7/0 4/1/2 10/8/5 4/1/3 0/0/0 102/83/18
Usage ····X··· ···X···· X··o··o· ··X····X X··X··XX ·X····X· ······X· X···o··X X·X··o·o ·X····oo ··o·····
WhiteSox Batters (4.55 RS/G) vs. Yankees Pitchers (4.77 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 34.Burnett
G/S/vB
91.Aceves
G/S/vB
63.Albaladejo
G/S/vB
38.Bruney
G/S/vB
62.Chamberlain
G/S/vB
48.Coke*
G/S/vB
65.Hughes
G/S/vB
39.Melancon
G/S/vB
45.Mitre
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 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 3/1.667 ··· ··· ··· 191/136 .310/.379/.476/.855 .992/.799 .587 93/.987 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 12/.500 3/.666 ··· 2/.000 2/.000 1/.000 4/.000 ··· 6/.833 29/.774 14/.297 1/no AB 59/1.080 389/290 .281/.357/.533/.891 .807/.918 .897 95/.801 0/2 23/4
17.Getz* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· ··· 307/256 .263/.320/.367/.687 .766/.671 .698 62/.860 15/1 2/7
14.Konerko G/S/vP 12/1.500 ··· ··· 2/.500 2/.000 1/.000 4/1.000 ··· 6/.500 37/.993 14/1.096 ··· 74/.628 408/296 .285/.341/.500/.841 1.095/.747 .879 91/.842 0/0 20/3
30.Kotsay* G/S/vP 13/1.007 2/1.000 ··· 1/2.000 1/3.000 1/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· 8/.250 7/.000 ··· 15/.690 87/72 .232/.264/.293/.557 .267/.620 .619 35/.296 2/1 1/0
5.Nix G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 3/.000 139/56 .228/.288/.449/.737 .858/.552 .527 38/.596 6/0 7/3
12.Pierzynski* G/S/vP 15/.204 2/.000 ··· 3/1.334 1/.000 3/.000 3/.666 ··· 5/.000 22/.773 13/.321 ··· 24/.500 331/244 .303/.329/.451/.780 .648/.829 .660 75/.752 1/0 11/4
22.Podsednik* G/S/vP 10/.733 ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/2.000 6/3.333 4/.000 ··· 5/.000 343/242 .297/.353/.387/.740 .742/.739 .755 94/.618 16/9 4/2
20.Quentin G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/1.500 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 5/.400 2/.000 ··· 7/.714 193/142 .213/.306/.414/.720 .638/.749 .690 42/.501 1/0 10/1
10.Ramirez G/S/vP 3/.333 3/.666 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 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 32/.788 3/.000 ··· 2/.500 3/.000 1/.000 4/.833 ··· ··· 31/.576 20/.950 ··· 24/.821 318/238 .250/.393/.492/.885 .802/.914 .860 69/.845 0/0 17/
31.Wise* G/S/vP ··· 3/1.666 ··· 1/.000 2/1.000 2/1.000 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 119/105 .193/.235/.312/.547 .955/.504 .625 38/.568 2/3 1/0
IP 127.1 48.1 25.2 19.0 110.2 43.0 62.1 9.1 13.2 127.2 43.1 28.1 148.0 TOTAL .260/.330/.418/.748 .803/.727 .720 .741 64/32 122/86
ERA-K/9 3.53/8.0 3.54/7.1 5.61/6.0 6.16/10.9 3.58/7.9 3.77/7.1 3.47/9.1 3.86/5.8 7.90/3.9 4.51/6.6 2.08/10.2 3.81/12.4 3.83/6.6 4.34/7.5

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 545/.233 188/.220 117/.296 85/.250 483/.254 169/.201 260/.226 36/.200 48/.370 554/.273 165/.194 114/.204 609/.242 .252
OPS .708 .659 .920 .837 .750 .657 .687 .667 .809 .759 .537 .693 .675 .746
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 293/.674 84/.553 57/.826 44/.660 270/.726 93/.610 123/.770 19/.984 28/.873 165/.672 82/.486 50/.657 135/.636 .729
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 252/.745 104/.742 60/1.012 41/1.042 213/.778 76/.714 137/.615 17/.307 20/.718 389/.797 83/.587 64/.721 474/.686 .759
Road 257/.650 75/.720 64/1.002 43/.719 233/.726 76/.796 141/.588 30/.483 / 223/.669 55/.483 56/.929 318/.673
Last 28d days 113/.594 45/.671 22/.753 30/1.560 126/.697 37/.809 52/.435 18/.556 48/.809 126/.681 33/.281 38/.837 139/.784
HR/SB/CS 15/16/8 7/4/2 5/3/2 4/0/0 13/18/7 7/2/1 7/3/1 0/1/0 0/2/0 16/12/6 5/1/0 3/2/2 12/9/6 122/91/39
Usage ····X··· X·····o· ··o··oo· ··X····X ·o···o·o ·X···X·· X··X···· X····X·· ·X····X· ··o··o·· X···X·oX ···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.