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Game Preview: BAL @ NYY, 7:05pm, Tuesday, July 21, 2009 @Yankee Stadium III

Orioles, 41-51, 5th, 14 GB, 8 GB in WC

SP: Rich Hill (29, LHP, 3-2, 7.22)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. NYY Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (3-2) 52.1 61 45 42 33 43 6 7.22
2008 (1-0) 19.2 13 9 9 18 15 2 4.12
2007 (11-8) 195.0 170 89 85 63 183 27 3.92
Last 7 GS 1-2 30.1 41 32 30 20 21 5 8.90 35
2009-07-11 TOR ND 6.0 7 2 2 1 4 0 91 53
2009-07-05 @LAA ND 5.1 6 6 6 4 2 1 92 30
2009-06-30 BOS ND 3.1 9 9 7 3 3 2 95 10
2009-06-25 @FLA L 4.1 8 6 6 1 6 2 89 28
2009-06-19 @PHI W 6.2 5 2 2 4 5 0 111 57
2009-06-13 ATL ND 4.0 5 4 4 3 1 0 80 34
2009-06-07 @OAK L 0.2 1 3 3 4 0 0 39 34
Has never faced NYY.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   26-21   Road:   15-30   ExtrInn: 4-3 
 vsRHP:  24-31   vsLHP:  17-20   1-Run:  11-11
 vsEast: 13-20   vsCntrl: 9-7    vsWest:  8-17 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 92 Mon, Jul 20  @NYY  L   1-2       41-51  5th 14.0 gb
 91 Sun, Jul 19  @CHW  W  10-2       41-50  5th 14.0 gb
 90 Sat, Jul 18  @CHW  L   3-4       40-50  5th 15.0 gb
 89 Fri, Jul 17  @CHW  L   8-12      40-49  5th 15.0 gb
 88 Sun, Jul 12   TOR  W   4-2       40-48  5th 14.0 gb
 87 Sat, Jul 11   TOR  W   4-3 (12)  39-48  5th 14.0 gb
 86 Fri, Jul 10   TOR  L   0-2       38-48  5th 14.0 gb
 85 Wed, Jul  8  @SEA  W   5-3       38-47  5th 13.5 gb
 84 Tue, Jul  7  @SEA  W  12-4       37-47  5th 13.5 gb
 83 Mon, Jul  6  @SEA  L   0-5       36-47  5th 13.5 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20: 9-11   Last 30:15-15
Yankees, 55-37, 1st, Tied

SP: Sergio Mitre (28, RHP, 0-0, undef)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. BAL Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
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
2005 (2-5) 60.1 62 37 36 23 37 11 5.37
Last 7 GS 0-3 31.1 52 29 29 15 13 2 8.33 33
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
2007-08-15 ARI L 6.0 10 5 5 1 3 1 90 34
2007-08-09 @PHI ND 6.0 5 2 2 2 5 0 99 57
Has never faced BAL.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   30-16   Road:   25-21   ExtrInn: 4-3 
 vsRHP:  37-27   vsLHP:  18-10   1-Run:  15-11
 vsEast: 16-17   vsCntrl:19-5    vsWest: 10-7  IL:10-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 92 Mon, Jul 20   BAL  W   2-1       55-37  1st    Tied
 91 Sun, Jul 19   DET  W   2-1       54-37  2nd  1.0 gb
 90 Sat, Jul 18   DET  W   2-1       53-37  2nd  2.0 gb
 89 Fri, Jul 17   DET  W   5-3       52-37  2nd  3.0 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
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:15-5    Last 30:20-10
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Thu, May 21, 2009 NYY  7  BAL  4        W:Alfredo Aceves (3-0), L: Adam Eaton (2-5), S: Mariano Rivera (9)
Wed, May 20, 2009 NYY 11  BAL  4        W:Philip Hughes (2-2), L: Jeremy Guthrie (3-4), S: Mariano Rivera (8)
Tue, May 19, 2009 NYY  9  BAL  1        W:C.C. Sabathia (4-3), L: Brad Bergesen (1-2), S: none
Sun, May 10, 2009 NYY  5 @BAL  3        W:Joba Chamberlain (2-1), L: Jim Johnson (2-1), S: Mariano Rivera (6)
Sat, May 09, 2009 BAL 12  NYY  5        W:Adam Eaton (2-3), L: Philip Hughes (1-2), S: none
Fri, May 08, 2009 NYY  4 @BAL  0        W:C.C. Sabathia (2-3), L: Jeremy Guthrie (2-3), S: none
Thu, Apr 09, 2009 NYY 11 @BAL  2        W:A.J. Burnett (1-0), L: Alfredo Simon (0-1), S: none
Wed, Apr 08, 2009 BAL  7  NYY  5        W:Koji Uehara (1-0), L: Chien-Ming Wang (0-1), S: George Sherrill (1)
Mon, Apr 06, 2009 BAL 10  NYY  5        W:Jeremy Guthrie (1-0), L: C.C. Sabathia (0-1), S: none

Sun, Sep 21, 2008 NYY  7  BAL  3        W:Andy Pettitte (14-14), L: Chris Waters (3-4), S: none
Season Series: 2009 - NYY leads 7-3; 2008 - NYY won 11-7; 2007 - Tied 9-9; All-Time - NYY leads 1216-836

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  5.54

FLA  4.52

SDP  3.72

RA/G

SFG  3.64

CIN  4.64

WSN  5.66

BA

I. Suzuki  .363

P. Feliz  .287

R. Cedeno  .185

OBP

M. Ramirez  .465

N. Swisher  .362

R. Cedeno  .238

SLG

A. Pujols  .730

R. Zimmerman  .467

N. Punto  .258

OPS

A. Pujols  1.186

J. Drew  .821

B. Giles  .548

ERA

D. Haren  1.96

U. Jimenez  3.82

J. Geer  6.02

K/9IP

J. Verlander  10.79

B. Zito  6.73

J. Pineiro  3.75

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Orioles Batters (4.67 RS/G) vs. Yankees Pitchers (4.79 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS
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
12.Andino G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 3/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 154/105 .228/.260/.283/.542 .557/.535 .419 54/.400 2/3 1/5
17.Huff* G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 12/.878 4/.000 ··· 20/1.292 1/3.000 8/.625 375/222 .260/.325/.424/.749 .662/.810 .646 91/.607 0/6 11/4
3.Izturis# G/S/vP ··· 7/.971 ··· 1/5.000 ··· ··· ··· 50/.634 178/121 .256/.290/.321/.611 .860/.486 .383 19/.541 9/0 1/6
10.Jones G/S/vP ··· 3/.333 9/.444 3/1.167 ··· 6/.334 2/2.500 5/1.800 364/226 .303/.357/.483/.841 .689/.934 .845 89/.652 8/4 13/4
21.Markakis* G/S/vP ··· 9/.476 10/1.100 4/.000 ··· 10/1.000 2/.500 5/.400 405/235 .291/.351/.451/.801 .671/.898 .748 101/.759 2/1 10/3
6.Mora G/S/vP ··· 6/.167 11/.364 2/2.000 ··· 23/.221 1/.000 7/1.142 279/164 .267/.335/.347/.681 .670/.688 .595 78/.734 2/3 3/7
18.Pie* G/S/vP ··· ··· 3/1.334 1/.000 ··· 2/.500 ··· ··· 119/107 .234/.299/.355/.654 .182/.706 .606 13/1.077 1/3 2/0
14.Reimold G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/5.000 ··· ··· 204/121 .269/.348/.456/.804 .853/.771 .719 82/.641 3/0 9/3
1.Roberts# G/S/vP ··· 8/.125 7/.572 2/.000 ··· 16/.775 2/.500 4/1.250 404/265 .279/.345/.436/.781 .757/.792 .806 90/.674 19/5 8/7
30.Scott* G/S/vP 3/1.667 ··· 7/.453 3/.000 ··· 8/.000 1/2.000 5/.650 274/187 .298/.380/.579/.958 1.063/.907 .841 73/.977 0/0 18/0
15.Wieters# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 126/67 .239/.294/.376/.670 .567/.758 .567 62/.664 0/0 3/4
23.Wigginton G/S/vP 3/.666 10/.400 5/1.100 2/.000 ··· 8/.250 ··· 13/.154 238/144 .261/.307/.396/.703 .664/.728 .625 54/.789 1/1 6/3
9.Zaun# G/S/vP ··· 4/1.250 7/.000 1/3.000 ··· 17/.364 ··· 13/1.462 179/130 .253/.358/.396/.754 .591/.813 .870 25/1.330 0/0 4/4
IP 16.2 95.2 39.2 5.2 40.0 22.2 20.2 TOTAL .269/.332/.419/.752 .698/.783 .683 .722 46/26 92/69
ERA-K/9 /0.0 4.86/9.7 4.05/8.1 3.86/7.0 6.35/3.2 2.25/9.9 3.57/13.5 5.23/4.8 4.46/7.5

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA / 72/.203 429/.272 153/.194 28/.227 154/.207 99/.193 85/.247 .253
OPS .619 .803 .644 .802 .567 .673 .790 .758
vs LHB (BF-OPS) / 37/.377 241/.774 81/.629 15/1.133 78/.495 43/.726 37/.455 .748
vs RHB (BF-OPS) / 35/.899 188/.839 72/.657 13/.408 76/.642 56/.634 48/1.044 .765
Home / 33/.832 224/.818 79/.517 6/2.333 102/.609 49/.436 37/.712
Last 28d days / 36/1.060 126/.918 36/.535 10/.800 41/.247 38/.900 23/.536
HR/SB/CS // 1/0/0 13/17/5 6/2/1 0/1/0 5/1/0 2/2/2 5/3/0 115/84/37
Usage ········ ·X······ oo······ ········ ·oXo···· ········ ········
Yankees Batters (5.50 RS/G) vs. Orioles Pitchers (5.28 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 51.Hill*
G/S/vB
34.Albers
G/S/vB
28.Baez
G/S/vB
35.Bergesen
G/S/vB
49.Berken
G/S/vB
27.Hendrickson*
G/S/vB
43.Johnson
G/S/vB
31.Mickolio
G/S/vB
52.Sherrill*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
53.Cabrera# G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 2/.000 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 3/.000 ··· 3/1.667 287/197 .281/.342/.430/.771 .819/.750 .783 69/.758 5/2 8/2
24.Cano* G/S/vP 1/no AB 4/.750 9/1.222 3/.333 ··· 15/.481 7/.858 ··· 11/.091 388/267 .308/.340/.488/.828 .926/.784 .849 90/.814 4/4 13/3
18.Damon* G/S/vP ··· 2/.500 17/.732 3/.666 ··· 29/.985 5/1.850 ··· 11/1.255 366/252 .278/.364/.513/.877 .734/.945 .989 77/.879 8/0 16/4
11.Gardner* G/S/vP ··· 2/1.500 ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 2/.000 219/170 .277/.350/.398/.748 .657/.773 .702 63/.719 18/4 3/1
14.Hinske* G/S/vP ··· 6/1.133 11/.586 ··· ··· 10/.200 3/.667 ··· 4/.250 140/108 .263/.379/.441/.819 1.084/.743 .890 23/1.128 0/0 5/0
2.Jeter G/S/vP ··· 2/1.000 26/.352 3/.333 ··· 33/.813 5/.400 ··· 6/1.000 400/294 .321/.396/.456/.852 1.156/.745 .897 97/.956 17/4 10/4
55.Matsui* G/S/vP ··· 3/.666 12/.432 3/.000 ··· 33/.720 4/.500 ··· 7/.286 286/203 .263/.367/.506/.873 .957/.839 .840 56/1.106 0/0 15/
26.Molina G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· 9/1.445 2/.000 ··· 1/no AB 54/45 .271/.340/.375/.715 1.238/.614 .668 5/.650 0/0 1/1
20.Posada# G/S/vP ··· 2/1.500 18/.347 ··· ··· 32/.982 1/.000 ··· 9/.444 236/167 .282/.369/.505/.874 .881/.871 .969 70/.829 1/0 11/5
12.Ransom G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 73/42 .176/.233/.294/.527 .366/.647 .528 20/.472 1/0 0/4
13.Rodriguez G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 22/.552 3/1.666 ··· 30/1.026 4/.500 ··· 2/.500 266/199 .255/.402/.557/.959 .983/.951 .971 96/1.195 3/0 19/5
33.Swisher# G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 8/2.125 3/.333 ··· 7/.971 4/1.250 ··· 9/1.194 345/235 .235/.362/.459/.821 .757/.843 .687 79/.610 0/0 14/5
25.Teixeira# G/S/vP ··· 6/1.500 8/1.089 3/.333 ··· 14/.500 2/.000 ··· 7/1.429 402/289 .280/.381/.551/.932 .990/.889 1.035 105/.779 1/0 23/1
IP 52.1 38.2 45.0 110.1 50.1 59.1 44.1 3.2 38.1 TOTAL .275/.358/.471/.828 .870/.811 .849 .848 61/17 136/60
ERA-K/9 7.22/7.4 3.96/6.5 4.60/5.0 3.51/4.4 6.44/5.2 4.40/6.2 3.05/6.1 0.00/7.3 2.35/8.2 4.99/6.0

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 245/.293 174/.286 186/.222 460/.261 236/.306 261/.288 179/.252 14/.091 157/.211 .279
OPS .867 .745 .655 .716 .848 .832 .693 .305 .611 .805
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 52/.848 73/.905 91/.690 226/.719 120/.895 83/.691 83/.596 7/.143 45/.350 .825
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 193/.871 101/.633 95/.620 234/.711 116/.798 178/.900 96/.771 7/.486 112/.714 .789
Road 159/.798 85/.777 77/.895 187/.779 83/.984 149/.753 89/.633 11/.398 72/.599
Last 28d days 99/1.099 58/.752 38/.950 138/.701 113/.869 57/.651 39/.753 14/.305 41/.543
HR/SB/CS 6/7/2 1/5/1 6/3/0 11/0/3 5/5/0 9/10/0 3/1/1 0/0/0 3/2/0 112/60/15
Usage ···X···· ···X···· ···o···· ··X····· ···X···· o·o····· XX······ ···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.