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Game Preview: DET @ NYY, 7:05pm, Friday, July 17, 2009 @Yankee Stadium III

Tigers, 48-39, 1st, 3½ up

SP: Lucas French (23, LHP, 1-0, 1.93)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. NYY Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (1-0) 14.0 12 3 3 6 8 2 1.93
Last 7 GS 1-0 11.0 12 3 3 3 5 2 2.45 52
2009-07-08 KCR W 6.1 6 1 1 1 2 1 101 58
2009-07-03 @MIN ND 4.2 6 2 2 2 3 1 81 45
Has never faced NYY.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   27-13   Road:   21-26   ExtrInn: 2-1 
 vsRHP:  30-29   vsLHP:  18-10   1-Run:  13-12
 vsEast:  4-10   vsCntrl:19-15   vsWest: 15-6  IL:10-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 87 Sun, Jul 12   CLE  W  10-1       48-39  1st  3.5 up
 86 Sat, Jul 11   CLE  L   4-5       47-39  1st  2.5 up
 85 Fri, Jul 10   CLE  W   5-1       47-38  1st  3.5 up
 84 Wed, Jul  8   KCR  W   3-1       46-38  1st  2.0 up
 83 Tue, Jul  7   KCR  W   8-5       45-38  1st  2.0 up
 82 Mon, Jul  6   KCR  L   3-4       44-38  1st  1.5 up
 81 Sun, Jul  5  @MIN  L   2-6       44-37  1st  2.0 up
 80 Sat, Jul  4  @MIN  L   3-4       44-36  1st  2.5 up
 79 Fri, Jul  3  @MIN  W  11-9 (16)  44-35  1st  2.5 up
 78 Wed, Jul  1  @OAK  L   1-5       43-35  1st  3.0 up
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:17-13
Yankees, 51-37, 2nd, 3 GB, 2½ up in WC

SP: A.J. Burnett (32, RHP, 8-4, 3.77)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. DET Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (8-4) 107.1 95 48 45 53 101 14 3.77
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 5-2 43.1 36 14 11 22 44 4 2.28 59
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
2009-06-14 NYM W 7.0 4 0 0 4 8 0 111 73
2009-06-09 @BOS L 2.2 5 5 3 5 1 1 84 28
2009-06-02 TEX W 7.0 8 3 3 1 8 1 111 56
Last 5 v.DET 3-1 24.2 29 22 22 14 25 4 8.03 40
2008-08-12 @DET W 6.0 8 4 4 1 6 3 106 45
2008-04-20 DET W 5.0 4 3 3 6 4 0 113 45
2007-04-14 DET ND 5.1 7 4 4 1 5 1 95 42
2007-04-04 @DET L 2.0 5 6 6 4 2 0 55 20
2006-09-28 @DET W 6.1 5 5 5 2 8 0 106 49
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   26-16   Road:   25-21   ExtrInn: 4-3 
 vsRHP:  34-27   vsLHP:  17-10   1-Run:  12-11
 vsEast: 15-17   vsCntrl:16-5    vsWest: 10-7  IL:10-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 88 Sun, Jul 12  @LAA  L   4-5       51-37  2nd  3.0 gb
 87 Sat, Jul 11  @LAA  L   8-14      51-36  2nd  2.0 gb
 86 Fri, Jul 10  @LAA  L   6-10      51-35  2nd  1.0 gb
 85 Thu, Jul  9  @MIN  W   6-4       51-34  1st    Tied
 84 Wed, Jul  8  @MIN  W   4-3       50-34  2nd  1.0 gb
 83 Tue, Jul  7  @MIN  W  10-2       49-34  2nd  1.0 gb
 82 Mon, Jul  6   TOR  L   6-7       48-34  2nd  1.0 gb
 81 Sun, Jul  5   TOR  W  10-8       48-33  2nd  1.0 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
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:13-7    Last 30:17-13
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Wed, Apr 29, 2009 NYY  8 @DET  6        W:Joba Chamberlain (1-0), L: Rick Porcello (1-3), S: none
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
Season Series: 2009 - NYY leads 2-1; 2008 - DET won 4-2; 2007 - Tied 4-4; All-Time - NYY leads 1032-919

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

Stat

Best

Middle

Worst

RS/G

NYY  5.63

FLA  4.61

SDP  3.80

RA/G

SFG  3.68

COL  4.60

WSN  5.62

BA

J. Mauer  .373

M. Byrd  .286

B. Giles  .191

OBP

A. Pujols  .456

D. Fowler  .358

D. Navarro  .254

SLG

A. Pujols  .723

M. Cameron  .470

N. Punto  .223

OPS

A. Pujols  1.179

W. Aybar  .822

N. Punto  .543

ERA

D. Haren  2.01

C. Sabathia  3.86

J. Moyer  5.99

K/9IP

J. Verlander  10.96

B. Zito  6.79

J. Garland  3.62

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Tigers Batters (4.80 RS/G) vs. Yankees Pitchers (4.94 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 34.Burnett
G/S/vB
38.Bruney
G/S/vB
62.Chamberlain
G/S/vB
48.Coke*
G/S/vB
39.Melancon
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
13.Anderson* G/S/vP ··· ··· 3/.666 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 164/143 .250/.282/.327/.609 .496/.625 .552 33/.616 12/2 0/1
24.Cabrera G/S/vP 6/.500 4/.250 3/.666 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 15/1.043 354/254 .321/.384/.542/.926 .944/.917 .759 92/.958 1/2 18/4
4.Everett G/S/vP 3/.666 2/.500 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 14/.824 223/144 .262/.318/.354/.672 .835/.580 .669 56/.714 3/2 2/8
28.Granderson* G/S/vP 12/.349 1/.000 4/.250 2/.000 ··· 3/1.666 ··· ··· 388/268 .254/.338/.451/.789 .573/.883 .893 93/.628 15/4 18/0
15.Inge G/S/vP 10/1.389 3/1.167 3/.333 ··· 1/.000 7/.286 ··· 1/.000 345/254 .268/.360/.515/.876 1.122/.791 .886 81/.869 2/4 21/10
8.Laird G/S/vP 7/1.833 1/.000 6/.533 ··· 1/.000 4/.000 1/.000 1/.000 265/200 .241/.326/.364/.690 .796/.655 .611 61/.896 1/0 4/2
30.Ordonez G/S/vP 11/1.233 3/.666 6/.533 2/1.000 ··· 14/1.263 ··· 6/1.133 294/207 .260/.330/.343/.673 .819/.611 .619 52/.597 3/0 4/2
14.Polanco G/S/vP 21/.536 2/1.000 4/.000 2/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 24/.488 349/241 .256/.312/.386/.698 .763/.666 .620 81/.765 3/1 6/1
25.Raburn G/S/vP 2/.500 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· 134/62 .269/.346/.496/.842 .858/.823 .668 43/1.071 2/1 6/2
55.Ryan G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 17/8 .143/.294/.214/.508 .476/.536 .200 17/.508 0/1 0/0
39.Santiago# G/S/vP 1/.000 2/.000 3/.000 ··· ··· 4/.000 ··· ··· 149/125 .271/.308/.451/.759 .565/.798 .585 34/.683 0/2 6/4
33.Thames G/S/vP ··· 2/1.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 139/82 .272/.331/.544/.875 1.011/.784 .822 83/.871 0/2 9/0
34.Thomas* G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 140/109 .268/.336/.472/.808 .702/.839 .766 13/1.538 1/0 5/1
IP 107.1 16.2 89.0 38.1 5.2 37.0 22.2 20.2 TOTAL .259/.328/.422/.750 .783/.737 .701 .790 44/22 104/50
ERA-K/9 3.77/8.5 4.86/9.7 4.25/7.9 3.99/7.3 6.35/3.2 2.43/10.5 3.57/13.5 5.23/4.8 4.56/7.5

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 461/.241 72/.203 402/.282 152/.195 28/.227 143/.214 99/.193 85/.247 .255
OPS .735 .619 .817 .648 .802 .581 .673 .790 .760
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 251/.690 37/.377 229/.767 80/.637 15/1.133 76/.508 43/.726 37/.455 .746
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 210/.787 35/.899 173/.878 72/.657 13/.408 67/.663 56/.634 48/1.044 .772
Home 229/.775 33/.832 197/.847 78/.524 6/2.333 91/.635 49/.436 37/.712
Last 28d days 110/.596 39/.959 99/1.000 39/.545 10/.800 30/.200 45/.829 35/.699
HR/SB/CS 14/14/8 1/0/0 12/16/5 6/2/1 0/1/0 5/1/0 2/2/2 5/3/0 112/82/37
Usage ········ ······X· ······X· ·····X·o ······X· ·······o ·····X·X ·····X··
Yankees Batters (5.63 RS/G) vs. Tigers Pitchers (4.44 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 53.French*
G/S/vB
40.Dolsi
G/S/vB
37.Lyon
G/S/vB
59.Ni*
G/S/vB
48.Porcello
G/S/vB
56.Rodney
G/S/vB
44.Seay*
G/S/vB
54.Zumaya
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
53.Cabrera# G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· 2/1.000 4/1.000 2/.500 3/.666 277/190 .285/.347/.439/.786 .825/.768 .809 71/.825 5/2 8/2
24.Cano* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 7/.929 7/.572 3/1.334 378/260 .308/.341/.490/.831 .933/.786 .858 93/.769 4/4 13/3
18.Damon* G/S/vP ··· 1/2.000 9/1.223 ··· 3/1.667 6/.334 14/.884 2/.000 357/247 .276/.362/.510/.872 .730/.939 .985 78/.826 8/0 16/4
11.Gardner* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 215/166 .282/.352/.404/.757 .657/.784 .724 63/.797 18/4 3/1
14.Hinske* G/S/vP ··· ··· 4/1.167 ··· ··· 5/1.600 2/1.500 2/.500 140/108 .263/.379/.441/.819 1.084/.743 .890 29/.945 0/0 4/0
2.Jeter G/S/vP ··· 2/2.000 12/.432 ··· 3/.000 6/1.667 5/1.933 1/.000 387/284 .321/.396/.461/.857 1.176/.744 .910 98/.935 17/3 10/4
55.Matsui* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 3/1.000 ··· 2/no AB 2/no AB 14/.594 1/.000 275/195 .265/.367/.517/.884 .970/.849 .857 48/1.236 0/0 14/
26.Molina G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/2.500 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 2/.000 54/45 .271/.340/.375/.715 1.238/.614 .668 5/.650 0/0 1/1
20.Posada# G/S/vP ··· ··· 8/1.232 ··· 2/2.000 6/.750 8/.500 3/.333 225/159 .285/.369/.508/.877 .852/.888 .986 72/.780 1/0 11/4
12.Ransom G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 73/42 .176/.233/.294/.527 .366/.647 .528 20/.472 1/0 0/4
13.Rodriguez G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 4/1.000 ··· ··· 5/.000 3/.333 3/.000 253/190 .256/.411/.548/.959 1.059/.928 .974 88/1.205 3/0 17/5
33.Swisher# G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/2.500 8/1.071 3/.333 5/1.400 335/228 .237/.360/.464/.824 .782/.836 .687 81/.626 0/0 14/5
25.Teixeira# G/S/vP ··· ··· 3/2.167 ··· 2/.000 8/.000 3/.000 2/1.000 389/280 .275/.378/.535/.913 .990/.863 1.004 105/.693 1/0 21/1
IP 14.0 9.1 43.0 8.0 87.0 39.0 28.0 30.0 TOTAL .276/.358/.471/.828 .878/.809 .851 .832 61/16 132/58
ERA-K/9 1.93/5.1 0.96/1.9 3.77/5.0 2.25/9.0 4.14/4.9 3.92/7.8 2.89/6.1 4.20/9.0 4.18/7.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 60/.222 37/.286 176/.230 28/.231 371/.284 164/.229 112/.198 139/.250 .259
OPS .707 .669 .724 .673 .787 .673 .519 .750 .749
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 25/.367 18/.859 73/.649 16/.955 200/.871 93/.677 70/.564 69/.950 .775
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 35/.971 19/.488 103/.768 12/.333 171/.687 71/.668 42/.438 70/.564 .723
Road 22/.864 31/.635 109/.748 20/.800 211/.775 75/.770 65/.545 72/.742
Last 28d days 48/.801 37/.669 39/.759 28/.673 65/1.091 50/.702 30/.381 39/.791
HR/SB/CS 2/0/0 0/1/1 5/2/2 1/0/0 13/4/2 4/0/0 0/0/0 4/2/0 91/43/23
Usage ········ ·····X·· ········ ····oo·· ········ ······X· ····o·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.