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Game Preview: TOR @ NYY, 1:05pm, Sunday, July 5, 2009 @Yankee Stadium III

Blue Jays, 42-40, 4th, 7 GB, 3 GB in WC

SP: Brett Cecil (22, LHP, 2-1, 5.09)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. NYY Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (2-1) 35.1 46 21 20 10 24 7 5.09
Last 7 GS 2-1 34.2 45 21 20 10 24 7 5.19 45
2009-06-25 CIN ND 3.0 9 5 5 3 2 0 86 20
2009-06-20 @WSN ND 7.0 8 3 3 1 4 0 104 52
2009-05-20 @BOS L 4.2 11 8 8 2 3 5 83 11
2009-05-15 CHW W 6.0 6 3 3 2 3 2 97 49
2009-05-10 @OAK W 8.0 5 0 0 2 6 0 104 76
2009-05-05 CLE ND 6.0 6 2 1 0 6 0 96 60
Has never faced NYY.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   25-18   Road:   17-22   ExtrInn: 4-6 
 vsRHP:  29-27   vsLHP:  13-13   1-Run:  10-12
 vsEast:  7-13   vsCntrl:18-9    vsWest: 10-7  IL: 7-11

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 82 Sat, Jul  4  @NYY  L   5-6 (12)  42-40  4th  7.0 gb
 81 Fri, Jul  3  @NYY  L   2-4       42-39  4th  7.0 gb
 80 Wed, Jul  1   TBR  W   5-0       42-38  4th  7.0 gb
 79 Tue, Jun 30   TBR  L   1-4       41-38  4th  7.0 gb
 78 Mon, Jun 29   TBR  L   1-4       41-37  4th  7.0 gb
 77 Sun, Jun 28   PHI  L   4-5       41-36  4th  6.0 gb
 76 Sat, Jun 27   PHI  L   0-10      41-35  3rd  6.0 gb
 75 Fri, Jun 26   PHI  W   6-1       41-34  3rd  5.0 gb
 74 Thu, Jun 25   CIN  L   5-7       40-34  3rd  5.0 gb
 73 Wed, Jun 24   CIN  W   8-2       40-33  2nd  5.0 gb
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 8-12   Last 30:13-17
Yankees, 47-33, 2nd, 1 GB

SP: Joba Chamberlain (23, RHP, 4-2, 3.89)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. TOR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (4-2) 81.0 79 39 35 40 73 9 3.89
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 2-1 39.2 37 19 18 19 32 4 4.08 51
2009-06-30 SEA ND 5.1 9 3 3 3 4 1 96 39
2009-06-24 @ATL W 6.1 7 3 2 0 5 1 99 54
2009-06-18 WSN L 6.0 7 3 3 4 6 0 100 48
2009-06-12 NYM ND 4.0 1 2 2 5 3 0 100 50
2009-06-07 TBR ND 6.0 5 3 3 1 4 0 100 53
2009-06-01 @CLE W 8.0 4 2 2 2 5 1 106 69
2009-05-26 @TEX ND 4.0 4 3 3 4 5 1 84 43
Last 5 v.TOR 0-1 9.0 8 5 4 4 12 1 4.00 53
2008-07-11 @TOR L 6.2 7 3 3 0 9 1 108 57
2008-06-03 TOR ND 2.1 1 2 1 4 3 0 62 48
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   25-15   Road:   22-18   ExtrInn: 4-3 
 vsRHP:  32-25   vsLHP:  15-8    1-Run:  11-9 
 vsEast: 14-16   vsCntrl:13-5    vsWest: 10-4  IL:10-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 80 Sat, Jul  4   TOR  W   6-5 (12)  47-33  2nd  1.0 gb
 79 Fri, Jul  3   TOR  W   4-2       46-33  2nd  2.0 gb
 78 Thu, Jul  2   SEA  L   4-8       45-33  2nd  3.0 gb
 77 Wed, Jul  1   SEA  W   4-2       45-32  2nd  2.5 gb
 76 Tue, Jun 30   SEA  W   8-5       44-32  2nd  2.5 gb
 75 Sun, Jun 28  @NYM  W   4-2       43-32  2nd  3.0 gb
 74 Sat, Jun 27  @NYM  W   5-0       42-32  2nd  4.0 gb
 73 Fri, Jun 26  @NYM  W   9-1       41-32  2nd  4.0 gb
 72 Thu, Jun 25  @ATL  W  11-7       40-32  2nd  4.0 gb
 71 Wed, Jun 24  @ATL  W   8-4       39-32  2nd  5.0 gb
 Last 10: 9-1    Last 20:13-7    Last 30:18-12
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Fri, Jul 03, 2009 NYY  4  TOR  2        W:A.J. Burnett (7-4), L: Brian Tallet (5-6), S: Mariano Rivera (21)
Thu, May 14, 2009 NYY  3 @TOR  2        W:C.C. Sabathia (3-3), L: Jesse Carlson (0-2), S: Mariano Rivera (7)
Wed, May 13, 2009 NYY  8 @TOR  2        W:Andy Pettitte (3-1), L: Scott Richmond (4-2), S: none
Tue, May 12, 2009 TOR  5  NYY  1        W:Roy Halladay (7-1), L: A.J. Burnett (2-1), S: none

Thu, Sep 25, 2008 TOR  8  NYY  2        W:Roy Halladay (20-11), L: Carl Pavano (4-2), S: none
Wed, Sep 24, 2008 NYY  6 @TOR  2 (10)   W:Jose Veras (5-2), L: Jesse Carlson (7-2), S: none
Tue, Sep 23, 2008 NYY  3 @TOR  1        W:Mike Mussina (19-9), L: Jesse Litsch (12-9), S: Mariano Rivera (38)
Sun, Aug 31, 2008 TOR  6 @NYY  2        W:Roy Halladay (17-9), L: Andy Pettitte (13-11), S: none
Sat, Aug 30, 2008 TOR  7 @NYY  6        W:Brandon League (1-2), L: Damaso Marte (4-3), S: B.J. Ryan (25)
Fri, Aug 29, 2008 NYY  2  TOR  1        W:Carl Pavano (2-0), L: A.J. Burnett (16-10), S: Mariano Rivera (32)
Season Series: 2009 - NYY leads 4-1; 2008 - Tied 9-9; 2007 - NYY won 10-8; All-Time - NYY leads 251-200

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  5.51

CHW  4.48

SDP  3.76

RA/G

SFG  3.70

COL  4.57

WSN  5.71

BA

J. Mauer  .390

B. Gardner  .286

B. Giles  .191

OBP

J. Mauer  .464

M. Cuddyer  .359

D. Navarro  .242

SLG

A. Pujols  .748

C. Granderson  .474

N. Punto  .234

OPS

A. Pujols  1.208

N. Johnson  .817

N. Punto  .544

ERA

Z. Greinke  2.00

R. Porcello  3.90

A. Sonnanstine  6.61

K/9IP

J. Verlander  10.70

C. Pavano  6.63

J. Garland  3.31

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

Blue Jays Batters (4.91 RS/G) vs. Yankees Pitchers (4.78 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 62.Chamberlain
G/S/vB
38.Bruney
G/S/vB
48.Coke*
G/S/vB
42.Rivera
G/S/vB
30.Robertson
G/S/vB
28.Tomko
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
20.Barajas G/S/vP 4/1.250 ··· ··· 7/.429 1/.000 3/.333 240/177 .267/.303/.434/.737 1.002/.642 .831 62/.689 1/0 8/6
23.Bautista G/S/vP 3/.333 1/no AB ··· 1/.000 1/.000 6/1.000 158/89 .254/.394/.365/.759 .906/.630 .788 29/.678 3/0 2/1
13.Chavez G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 75/50 .257/.257/.351/.608 .542/.640 .469 32/.563 0/0 2/1
17.Dellucci* G/S/vP 3/1.666 ··· ··· 6/.334 ··· 15/.414 49/45 .262/.347/.333/.680 .500/.698 .893 4/.500 0/0 0/0
2.Hill G/S/vP 3/.000 5/.933 ··· 7/.286 ··· 3/1.000 374/281 .299/.340/.500/.840 .959/.800 .812 109/.876 3/1 19/6
26.Lind* G/S/vP 6/1.100 3/1.167 1/.000 3/.000 ··· ··· 343/246 .310/.385/.549/.934 .818/.982 .862 100/.998 1/1 17/1
6.McDonald G/S/vP ··· 2/1.500 ··· 5/1.100 1/2.000 5/.000 26/15 .269/.269/.269/.538 .727/.400 .182 4/1.000 0/1 0/0
30.Millar G/S/vP 7/.453 4/.500 ··· 23/.824 3/1.667 8/2.125 159/82 .236/.308/.368/.676 .781/.574 .725 42/.583 0/0 4/1
35.Overbay* G/S/vP 7/.971 6/1.000 ··· 9/.222 1/no AB 11/.473 245/204 .264/.384/.493/.876 .706/.912 .834 83/.715 0/0 9/0
15.Rios G/S/vP 8/.833 7/.857 ··· 11/.000 2/1.000 5/1.000 355/264 .260/.318/.415/.733 .793/.713 .613 94/.676 13/3 9/1
33.Rolen G/S/vP 5/.800 ··· ··· 5/.400 1/.000 27/1.087 288/209 .332/.392/.490/.883 1.038/.828 .878 89/1.059 4/1 6/5
19.Scutaro G/S/vP 6/.000 3/.000 ··· 9/.904 3/1.167 8/1.911 384/282 .282/.382/.418/.800 .879/.771 .877 110/.683 7/4 6/2
10.Wells G/S/vP 4/.500 9/.444 ··· 18/1.014 1/.000 3/.000 356/271 .252/.303/.402/.705 .545/.755 .866 100/.731 13/0 8/0
IP 81.0 14.2 36.1 34.2 19.0 17.1 TOTAL .273/.341/.437/.778 .815/.764 .788 .756 46/11 93/32
ERA-K/9 3.89/8.1 3.68/9.8 2.97/6.9 2.60/10.9 2.84/12.8 5.19/5.7 4.44/7.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 357/.262 55/.152 132/.181 132/.217 76/.182 68/.246 .252
OPS .769 .433 .614 .599 .623 .805 .756
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 206/.730 30/.244 71/.611 70/.552 30/.674 29/.472 .745
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 151/.817 25/.675 61/.614 62/.652 46/.586 39/1.054 .764
Home 176/.783 22/.602 71/.559 88/.634 40/.427 34/.782
Last 28d days 127/.745 23/.659 42/.272 34/.179 40/.719 36/.927
HR/SB/CS 9/14/4 0/0/0 5/0/1 5/1/0 2/0/1 4/3/0 100/74/34
Usage ····X··· o···X·oo Xo·oo·o· Xo·oo·X· X·o····X X·······
Yankees Batters (5.51 RS/G) vs. Blue Jays Pitchers (4.46 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 27.Cecil*
G/S/vB
49.Accardo
G/S/vB
57.Camp
G/S/vB
39.Carlson*
G/S/vB
54.Frasor
G/S/vB
58.Hayhurst
G/S/vB
22.League
G/S/vB
24.Romero*
G/S/vB
52.Ryan*
G/S/vB
56.Tallet*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
53.Cabrera# G/S/vP ··· 7/1.000 6/.167 1/.000 5/.600 ··· 8/.661 ··· 2/.500 14/.322 247/175 .282/.340/.445/.786 .864/.755 .833 80/.686 5/2 8/2
24.Cano* G/S/vP ··· 8/.375 3/1.667 4/.250 8/.500 ··· 10/1.178 ··· 5/.500 19/.872 336/236 .306/.339/.495/.835 .962/.781 .882 96/.855 4/3 13/3
29.Cervelli G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 6/.666 80/54 .257/.276/.324/.601 .760/.521 .538 27/.644 0/2 1/1
18.Damon* G/S/vP ··· 10/.100 5/1.800 2/2.000 11/.664 ··· 4/1.000 ··· 25/.393 22/.830 326/226 .287/.363/.529/.892 .756/.957 .979 92/.843 8/0 16/4
11.Gardner* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 2/no AB 1/no AB ··· 2/.500 ··· ··· 7/.629 188/147 .286/.366/.416/.782 .692/.806 .787 50/.920 17/2 3/1
14.Hinske* G/S/vP ··· 3/.000 3/.333 3/1.666 3/.667 ··· ··· ··· 16/.402 4/.000 126/98 .255/.373/.368/.741 .747/.738 .778 35/.733 0/0 1/0
2.Jeter G/S/vP ··· 6/1.000 13/.770 ··· 20/.585 ··· 14/.357 ··· 15/.553 15/.708 341/257 .310/.385/.449/.834 1.168/.727 .882 92/.795 17/2 9/3
55.Matsui* G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 11/1.000 3/2.667 10/1.711 ··· 11/.573 ··· 24/.440 15/1.533 247/173 .255/.352/.486/.838 .934/.797 .778 59/.900 0/0 12/
20.Posada# G/S/vP ··· 4/3.000 7/.829 ··· 12/.777 ··· 9/.944 ··· 29/.974 10/.550 193/138 .267/.358/.497/.854 .842/.861 .957 71/.607 1/0 11/4
12.Ransom G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 61/40 .190/.230/.328/.557 .333/.680 .560 8/.625 1/0 0/2
13.Rodriguez G/S/vP ··· 5/2.300 17/1.243 1/.000 13/1.174 ··· 13/.762 ··· 14/.539 16/.474 215/164 .237/.400/.521/.921 .991/.900 .961 96/.882 2/0 14/4
33.Swisher# G/S/vP ··· 4/.000 4/1.750 5/.000 7/1.381 ··· 1/2.000 ··· 7/.453 10/.775 304/213 .236/.364/.484/.848 .775/.872 .664 89/.736 0/0 14/4
25.Teixeira# G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 2/.500 ··· 6/.500 ··· 2/5.000 ··· 6/.666 11/1.727 345/251 .275/.383/.557/.939 1.029/.884 1.032 109/.791 1/0 20/1
IP 35.1 7.2 37.1 37.2 27.2 11.0 37.1 72.2 20.0 100.2 TOTAL .272/.354/.469/.823 .873/.804 .841 .780 59/12 119/50
ERA-K/9 5.09/6.1 3.52/7.0 4.10/7.0 5.02/6.2 1.95/7.5 1.64/6.5 5.30/8.2 2.85/7.6 5.40/5.8 4.38/6.6 4.20/7.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 154/.329 29/.292 148/.258 167/.278 105/.211 51/.268 151/.259 295/.248 91/.288 435/.230 .259
OPS .947 .921 .748 .741 .532 .763 .751 .724 .932 .703 .753
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 56/.737 13/.490 65/.622 68/.870 48/.661 23/.856 62/.835 84/.862 44/.753 129/.871 .768
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 98/1.074 16/1.284 83/.850 99/.658 57/.424 28/.685 89/.690 211/.667 47/1.105 306/.635 .741
Road 80/.984 16/.779 60/.831 77/.690 52/.605 12/1.117 51/.638 143/.778 45/1.159 223/.731
Last 28d days 50/1.018 29/.921 50/.618 45/.886 33/.614 47/.740 53/.961 138/.554 29/.756 146/.712
HR/SB/CS 7/2/2 2/2/2 3/0/0 2/2/1 1/2/2 1/0/0 4/6/1 9/3/2 4/1/2 11/4/3 91/47/27
Usage ····o··· Xo···XX· X····o·X oo··X··o ···X··o· ·······X o···o·oo ···X···· ·····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.