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Game Preview: NYY @ DET, 7:05pm, Wednesday, April 29, 2009 @Comerica Park

Yankees, 10-10, 3rd, 4 GB, 3 GB in WC

SP: Joba Chamberlain (23, RHP, 0-0, 3.94)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. DET Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (0-0) 16.0 19 10 7 10 11 2 3.94
2008 (4-3) 100.1 87 32 29 39 118 5 2.60
2007 (2-0) 24.0 12 2 1 6 34 1 0.38
Last 7 GS 2-0 39.2 41 18 14 14 39 4 3.18 53
2009-04-24 @BOS ND 5.1 9 2 1 4 2 0 91 42
2009-04-17 CLE ND 4.2 6 5 5 5 4 1 93 31
2009-04-12 @KCR ND 6.0 4 3 1 1 5 1 88 60
2008-08-04 @TEX ND 4.2 8 5 5 2 5 2 93 31
2008-07-30 BAL W 6.0 5 2 1 0 6 0 98 62
2008-07-25 @BOS W 7.0 3 0 0 1 9 0 102 79
2008-07-19 OAK ND 6.0 6 1 1 1 8 0 96 63
Has never faced DET.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    4-2    Road:    6-8    ExtrInn: 1-1 
 vsRHP:   7-7    vsLHP:   3-3    1-Run:   2-1 
 vsEast:  3-6    vsCntrl: 5-4    vsWest:  2-0  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 20 Tue, Apr 28  @DET  W  11-0       10-10  3rd  4.0 gb
 19 Mon, Apr 27  @DET  L   2-4        9-10  3rd  4.0 gb
 18 Sun, Apr 26  @BOS  L   1-4        9-9   3rd  4.0 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
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:10-10
Tigers, 11-9, 1st, 1 up

SP: Rick Porcello (20, RHP, 1-2, 4.50)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. NYY Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (1-2) 18.0 18 10 9 3 11 5 4.50
Last 7 GS 1-2 18.0 18 10 9 3 11 5 4.50 50
2009-04-24 @KCR L 6.0 4 5 4 2 4 2 85 48
2009-04-19 @SEA W 7.0 5 1 1 0 3 1 86 66
2009-04-09 @TOR L 5.0 9 4 4 1 4 2 89 36
Has never faced NYY.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    5-2    Road:    6-7    ExtrInn: 0-0 
 vsRHP:   7-7    vsLHP:   4-2    1-Run:   2-2 
 vsEast:  2-4    vsCntrl: 3-2    vsWest:  6-3  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 20 Tue, Apr 28   NYY  L   0-11      11-9   1st  1.0 up
 19 Mon, Apr 27   NYY  W   4-2       11-8   1st  1.0 up
 18 Sun, Apr 26  @KCR  W   3-2       10-8   1st  1.0 up
 17 Sat, Apr 25  @KCR  W   9-1        9-8   1st    Tied
 16 Fri, Apr 24  @KCR  L   1-6        8-8   2nd  1.0 gb
 15 Thu, Apr 23  @LAA  L   5-10       8-7   1st    Tied
 14 Wed, Apr 22  @LAA  W  12-10       8-6   1st    Tied
 13 Tue, Apr 21  @LAA  L   3-4        7-6   1st    Tied
 12 Sun, Apr 19  @SEA  W   8-2        7-5   1st    Tied
 11 Sat, Apr 18  @SEA  W   2-0        6-5   2nd  1.0 gb
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:11-9 
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Tue, Apr 28, 2009 NYY 11 @DET  0        W:Philip Hughes (1-0), L: Ryan Perry (0-1), S: none
Mon, Apr 27, 2009 DET  4  NYY  2        W:Justin Verlander (1-2), L: C.C. Sabathia (1-2), S: none

Mon, Sep 01, 2008 NYY 13 @DET  9        W:Brian Bruney (2-0), L: Justin Verlander (10-15), S: none
Sat, May 10, 2008 NYY  5 @DET  2        W:Darrell Rasner (2-0), L: Jeremy Bonderman (2-4), S: Mariano Rivera (10)
Fri, May 09, 2008 DET  6  NYY  5        W:Kenny Rogers (3-3), L: Kei Igawa (0-1), S: none
Thu, May 01, 2008 DET  8 @NYY  4        W:Nate Robertson (1-3), L: Jonathan Albaladejo (0-1), S: none
Wed, Apr 30, 2008 DET  6 @NYY  2        W:Jeremy Bonderman (2-2), L: Andy Pettitte (3-3), S: none
Tue, Apr 29, 2008 DET  6 @NYY  4        W:Kenny Rogers (2-3), L: Philip Hughes (0-4), S: Todd Jones (5)
Mon, Aug 27, 2007 DET 16  NYY  0        W:Justin Verlander (14-5), L: Mike Mussina (8-10), S: none
Sun, Aug 26, 2007 DET  5  NYY  4        W:Bobby Seay (1-0), L: Philip Hughes (2-2), S: Todd Jones (33)
Season Series: 2009 - Tied 1-1; 2008 - DET won 4-2; 2007 - Tied 4-4; All-Time - NYY leads 1031-919

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 (5.65 RS/G) vs. Tigers Pitchers (4.85 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 48.Porcello
G/S/vB
37.Lyon
G/S/vB
45.Perry
G/S/vB
50.Rapada*
G/S/vB
59.Rincon
G/S/vB
56.Rodney
G/S/vB
44.Seay*
G/S/vB
54.Zumaya
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
14.Berroa G/S/vP ··· 4/1.000 ··· ··· 21/1.011 12/.606 2/.000 8/.625 256/182 .230/.304/.310/.614 .674/.590 .713 9/.500 0/0 1/8
53.Cabrera# G/S/vP ··· 1/no AB 1/no AB 1/.000 4/1.417 4/1.000 2/.500 2/1.000 453/312 .249/.301/.341/.641 .578/.670 .650 46/1.038 9/2 8/4
24.Cano* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 7/1.071 7/.929 7/.572 2/1.000 634/447 .271/.305/.410/.715 .794/.683 .668 91/1.037 2/4 14/13
18.Damon* G/S/vP ··· 9/1.223 ··· ··· 10/.633 6/.334 14/.884 1/.000 623/438 .303/.375/.461/.836 .710/.889 .827 81/.828 29/8 17/2
11.Gardner* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 141/115 .228/.283/.299/.582 .250/.656 .705 65/.525 13/1 0/0
2.Jeter G/S/vP ··· 12/.432 1/no AB ··· 7/1.833 6/1.667 5/1.933 1/.000 668/470 .300/.363/.408/.771 .822/.750 .778 93/.837 11/5 11/12
55.Matsui* G/S/vP ··· 3/1.000 ··· 1/.000 5/1.600 2/no AB 14/.594 ··· 378/262 .294/.370/.424/.795 .751/.815 .805 69/.883 0/0 9/1
26.Molina G/S/vP ··· 2/2.500 1/no AB ··· 5/.650 1/.000 1/.000 2/.000 297/203 .216/.263/.313/.576 .521/.602 .494 33/.723 0/0 3/3
19.Pena# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· / /// / 22/.496 / /
20.Posada# G/S/vP ··· 8/1.232 1/no AB ··· 7/1.071 6/.750 8/.500 2/.500 195/134 .268/.364/.411/.775 .733/.793 .810 73/.878 0/0 3/1
33.Swisher# G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 9/1.444 8/1.071 3/.333 4/1.833 588/420 .219/.332/.410/.743 .746/.741 .596 84/1.074 3/3 24/7
25.Teixeira# G/S/vP ··· 3/2.167 ··· 1/2.000 9/.777 8/.000 3/.000 1/2.000 685/449 .308/.410/.552/.962 .902/.994 .899 80/.743 2/0 33/5
IP 59.1 21.1 55.1 40.1 56.1 23.1 TOTAL .279/.357/.470/.828 .960/.779 .793 .828 15/2 30/10
ERA-K/9 /0.0 4.70/6.7 /0.0 4.22/6.3 5.86/6.3 4.91/10.9 4.47/9.3 3.47/8.5 4.51/7.0

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

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA / 265/.301 / 94/.244 254/.298 188/.224 246/.278 114/.264 .262  Cabrera
 Gardner
 Swisher
 Damon
 Matsui
8/117/5/7
17/22/0/5
18/70/18/3
87/34/0/3
21/0/3/2
OPS .792 .660 .831 .733 .741 .854 .749
vs LHB (BF-OPS) / 122/.688 / 47/.633 111/.925 97/.720 125/.770 45/.690 .721
vs RHB (BF-OPS) / 143/.882 / 47/.687 143/.759 91/.748 121/.711 69/.939 .777
Home / 144/.911 / 46/.630 149/.709 88/.556 133/.796 46/.779
Last 28d days 73/.759 50/.769 31/.548 / 42/.973 31/.724 24/.250 4/1.000
HR/SB/CS // 7/1/1 // 0/0/1 8/6/1 3/4/0 4/2/1 3/1/0 24/9/5
Usage ····X··· X··X·X·X X·X·o·o· o·····X· ·oX···X· ·ooo··o· ···o····

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

Tigers Batters (5.30 RS/G) vs. Yankees Pitchers (6.30 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 62.Chamberlain
G/S/vB
63.Albaladejo
G/S/vB
48.Coke*
G/S/vB
43.Marte*
G/S/vB
39.Melancon
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
13.Anderson* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 146/99 .294/.338/.426/.764 .456/.915 .676 41/.886 10/1 3/2
24.Cabrera G/S/vP ··· 5/1.800 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/2.500 1/.000 ··· ··· 684/514 .292/.349/.537/.887 .939/.869 .890 84/1.020 1/0 37/14
4.Everett G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 2/.500 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 150/113 .213/.278/.323/.601 .773/.549 .580 49/.600 0/0 2/7
28.Granderson* G/S/vP 1/.000 2/1.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 7/.619 2/.000 ··· ··· 629/470 .280/.365/.494/.858 .739/.900 .854 94/.774 12/4 22/4
9.Guillen# G/S/vP 3/.000 3/1.667 ··· 7/.786 ··· 1/no AB 8/.250 ··· 1/.000 489/388 .286/.376/.436/.811 .818/.810 .887 80/.557 9/3 10/16
15.Inge G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 6/1.633 1/.000 4/.500 7/.286 ··· 1/no AB 407/315 .205/.303/.369/.672 .720/.657 .772 81/1.111 4/3 11/1
8.Laird G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· ··· 1/no AB 1/.000 ··· 4/.000 1/.000 2/.000 381/276 .276/.329/.398/.727 .719/.731 .701 61/.803 2/4 6/8
30.Ordonez G/S/vP 3/.666 2/1.000 1/2.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 14/1.263 ··· ··· 623/468 .317/.376/.494/.869 .866/.870 .973 86/.666 1/5 21/5
14.Polanco G/S/vP 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 4/2.500 1/.000 ··· ··· 629/451 .307/.350/.417/.768 .836/.741 .719 88/.725 7/1 8/8
25.Raburn G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 3/.333 1/no AB ··· ··· 199/110 .236/.298/.368/.666 .698/.638 .644 6/.167 3/1 4/10
39.Santiago# G/S/vP ··· 1/4.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 4/.000 ··· ··· 156/126 .282/.411/.460/.870 1.014/.834 .990 36/.669 1/0 4/5
57.Sardinha G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 49/39 .159/.229/.205/.434 .300/.454 .544 3/.000 0/0 0/1
IP 100.1 13.2 14.2 65.0 55.1 70.2 30.1 57.2 TOTAL .266/.340/.418/.758 .829/.732 .796 .758 12/5 22/12
ERA-K/9 2.60/10.6 3.95/8.5 0.61/8.6 4.02/9.8 /0.0 3.90/10.3 1.40/9.8 5.34/10.7 3.59/9.8 5.87/7.0

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Inge (26-11-11)
 Laird (53-21-6)
 Sardinha (4-1-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 417/.233 58/.294 52/.160 272/.214 / 233/.215 259/.165 131/.257 253/.239 .274  Ordonez
 Granderson
 Raburn
 Inge
 Anderson
 Guillen
0/0/135/8
0/140/0/5
30/6/22/2
2/13/0/2
6/30/1/1
2/0/0/0
OPS .617 .839 .392 .608 .685 .423 .690 .738 .823
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 211/.660 24/.899 30/.509 96/.679 / 134/.711 136/.376 63/.627 114/.767 .783
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 206/.573 34/.787 22/.232 176/.570 / 99/.651 123/.474 68/.747 139/.716 .857
Road 204/.664 20/.476 28/.464 129/.688 / 105/.772 114/.323 69/.621 119/.755
Last 28d days 76/.937 42/.909 33/.833 30/1.248 12/.350 45/1.015 35/.657 11/.764 47/.631
HR/SB/CS 5/8/4 1/2/2 0/0/0 5/3/1 // 7/2/4 4/6/1 3/4/3 7/5/3 26/15/10
Usage ····X··· ···oo·o· ···oX·o· ···oX·o· o·X····· X··X··X· ····X·oo ···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.