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Game Preview: CHW @ NYY, 7:05pm, Friday, August 28, 2009 @Yankee Stadium III

WhiteSox, 64-64, 2nd, 4 GB, 9½ GB in WC

SP: Mark Buehrle (30, LHP, 11-7, 3.92)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. NYY Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (11-7) 172.0 176 79 75 33 88 23 3.92
2008 (15-12) 218.2 240 106 92 52 140 22 3.79
2007 (10-9) 201.0 208 86 81 45 115 22 3.63
Last 7 GS 1-4 46.2 54 27 26 7 18 6 5.01 46
2009-08-23 BAL L 5.1 11 5 5 0 4 2 102 30
2009-08-17 KCR ND 6.0 9 4 4 2 0 1 96 36
2009-08-12 @SEA ND 8.0 6 0 0 1 3 0 107 72
2009-08-07 CLE L 7.2 11 6 5 2 2 2 115 35
2009-08-02 NYY L 4.1 12 7 7 1 0 1 75 10
2009-07-28 @MIN L 6.1 5 5 5 1 3 0 97 45
2009-07-23 TBR W 9.0 0 0 0 0 6 0 116 93
Last 5 v.NYY 0-4 21.1 45 30 29 6 10 2 12.23 24
2009-08-02 NYY L 4.1 12 7 7 1 0 1 75 10
2008-09-15 @NYY ND 6.0 6 2 2 0 6 1 101 58
2007-06-05 NYY L 6.0 11 5 5 1 2 0 90 31
2006-07-15 @NYY L 3.0 8 8 7 2 1 0 51 12
2004-04-20 NYY L 2.0 8 8 8 2 1 0 57 7
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   36-30   Road:   28-34   ExtrInn: 2-4 
 vsRHP:  42-47   vsLHP:  22-17   1-Run:  16-23
 vsEast: 15-17   vsCntrl:26-28   vsWest: 12-13 IL:11-6 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
128 Thu, Aug 27  @BOS  W   9-5       64-64  2nd  4.0 gb
127 Wed, Aug 26  @BOS  L   2-3       63-64  2nd  4.5 gb
126 Tue, Aug 25  @BOS  L   3-6       63-63  2nd  4.5 gb
125 Mon, Aug 24  @BOS  L   8-12      63-62  2nd  3.5 gb
124 Sun, Aug 23   BAL  L   4-5       63-61  2nd  2.5 gb
123 Sat, Aug 22   BAL  W   4-1       63-60  2nd  2.5 gb
122 Fri, Aug 21   BAL  L   1-5       62-60  2nd  3.5 gb
121 Wed, Aug 19   KCR  W   4-2       62-59  2nd  2.0 gb
120 Tue, Aug 18   KCR  L   4-5       61-59  2nd  3.0 gb
119 Mon, Aug 17   KCR  W   8-7       61-58  2nd  2.0 gb
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20: 8-12   Last 30:14-16
Yankees, 79-48, 1st, 6 up

SP: C.C. Sabathia (28, LHP, 15-7, 3.59)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. CHW Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (15-7) 185.1 161 79 74 48 148 17 3.59
2008 (17-10) 253.0 223 85 76 59 251 19 2.70
2007 (19-7) 241.0 238 94 86 37 209 20 3.21
Last 7 GS 6-1 50.0 46 21 19 7 49 6 3.42 59
2009-08-23 @BOS W 6.2 8 4 3 0 8 0 118 52
2009-08-18 @OAK W 8.0 5 2 2 1 7 2 94 70
2009-08-13 @SEA W 8.0 3 1 1 2 10 1 105 80
2009-08-08 BOS W 7.2 2 0 0 2 9 0 123 82
2009-08-02 @CHW W 7.0 10 5 5 0 5 2 100 42
2009-07-28 @TBR L 5.2 9 6 5 2 6 1 109 33
2009-07-23 OAK W 7.0 9 3 3 0 4 0 109 51
Last 5 v.CHW 1-1 34.1 36 19 18 9 31 8 4.72 51
2009-08-02 @CHW W 7.0 10 5 5 0 5 2 100 42
2008-07-02 @CHW ND 8.0 7 5 4 2 5 2 123 53
2008-05-20 @CHW L 7.0 7 2 2 1 8 2 110 62
2008-03-31 CHW ND 5.1 6 5 5 3 7 2 100 40
2007-08-08 @CHW ND 7.0 6 2 2 3 6 0 106 60
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   42-20   Road:   37-28   ExtrInn: 6-3 
 vsRHP:  50-34   vsLHP:  29-14   1-Run:  17-14
 vsEast: 30-20   vsCntrl:20-8    vsWest: 19-12 IL:10-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
127 Thu, Aug 27   TEX  L   2-7       79-48  1st  6.0 up
126 Wed, Aug 26   TEX  W   9-2       79-47  1st  6.0 up
125 Tue, Aug 25   TEX  L   9-10      78-47  1st  6.0 up
124 Sun, Aug 23  @BOS  W   8-4       78-46  1st  7.5 up
123 Sat, Aug 22  @BOS  L   1-14      77-46  1st  6.5 up
122 Fri, Aug 21  @BOS  W  20-11      77-45  1st  7.5 up
121 Wed, Aug 19  @OAK  W   3-2       76-45  1st  7.0 up
120 Tue, Aug 18  @OAK  W   7-2       75-45  1st  7.0 up
119 Mon, Aug 17  @OAK  L   0-3       74-45  1st  7.0 up
118 Sun, Aug 16  @SEA  L   3-10      74-44  1st  7.5 up
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:14-6    Last 30:20-10
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sun, Aug 02, 2009 NYY  8 @CHW  5        W:C.C. Sabathia (11-7), L: Mark Buehrle (11-5), S: Mariano Rivera (30)
Sat, Aug 01, 2009 CHW 14  NYY  4        W:John Danks (9-7), L: A.J. Burnett (10-5), S: none
Fri, Jul 31, 2009 CHW 10  NYY  5        W:Tony Pena (6-3), L: David Robertson (1-1), S: none
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)
Season Series: 2009 - CHW leads 3-1; 2008 - NYY won 5-2; 2007 - NYY won 6-4; All-Time - NYY leads 1040-823

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  5.70

CHW  4.61

SDP  3.85

RA/G

SFG  3.76

NYM  4.67

WSN  5.46

BA

J. Mauer  .373

C. Gonzalez  .290

B. Schneider  .179

OBP

J. Mauer  .442

G. Beckham  .363

R. Cedeno  .237

SLG

A. Pujols  .666

J. Dye  .479

N. Punto  .257

OPS

A. Pujols  1.107

C. McGehee  .838

R. Andino  .541

ERA

C. Carpenter  2.16

M. Buehrle  3.92

F. Liriano  5.80

K/9IP

J. Verlander  10.49

C. Lee  6.84

J. Lannan  3.75

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WhiteSox Batters (4.64 RS/G) vs. Yankees Pitchers (4.79 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 52.Sabathia*
G/S/vB
91.Aceves
G/S/vB
38.Bruney
G/S/vB
34.Burnett
G/S/vB
62.Chamberlain
G/S/vB
48.Coke*
G/S/vB
41.Gaudin
G/S/vB
65.Hughes
G/S/vB
43.Marte*
G/S/vB
45.Mitre
G/S/vB
46.Pettitte*
G/S/vB
42.Rivera
G/S/vB
30.Robertson
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
15.Beckham G/S/vP 4/2.000 1/.000 1/.000 3/1.000 ··· 1/3.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 3/1.667 1/.000 2/.000 304/223 .284/.363/.458/.821 .991/.758 1.011 113/.763 6/4 8/12
27.Castro G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· ··· 7/.000 ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· 4/1.833 3/.666 ··· 147/98 .229/.313/.412/.725 .803/.688 .843 16/.846 0/0 6/5
23.Dye G/S/vP 62/1.120 3/.666 3/.000 15/.534 2/.000 1/.000 3/.666 5/.000 3/.667 6/.833 29/.774 14/.297 2/.500 476/355 .264/.347/.479/.825 .821/.827 .843 87/.526 0/2 24/5
14.Konerko G/S/vP 77/.673 1/no AB 3/1.167 15/1.285 2/.000 1/.000 7/.143 5/.800 ··· 8/.700 37/.993 14/1.096 1/no AB 498/361 .278/.349/.492/.841 1.068/.757 .803 90/.840 0/0 23/4
30.Kotsay* G/S/vP 15/.690 3/.666 1/2.000 13/1.007 1/3.000 2/1.000 2/.000 2/.000 6/.333 2/.000 8/.250 7/.000 1/.000 119/97 .248/.288/.330/.618 .429/.662 .619 32/.799 2/1 1/0
18.Lillibridge G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 84/58 .153/.256/.181/.437 .414/.447 .506 5/.200 5/1 0/3
5.Nix G/S/vP 6/.000 1/no AB 1/no AB 3/3.000 ··· 1/no AB ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.500 2/.000 1/.000 1/.000 216/112 .223/.312/.447/.758 .880/.642 .886 77/.798 9/0 11/10
12.Pierzynski* G/S/vP 24/.500 3/.666 4/1.000 18/.398 1/.000 4/.500 5/.400 3/.666 5/.200 7/.429 22/.773 14/.381 1/2.000 419/312 .315/.347/.469/.815 .696/.857 .869 88/.951 1/0 13/4
22.Podsednik* G/S/vP 9/.333 2/1.000 4/.500 13/.879 ··· 1/no AB 3/.666 ··· 1/2.000 5/1.467 6/3.333 5/.000 1/.000 451/322 .298/.350/.400/.750 .737/.755 .752 108/.780 22/9 5/2
20.Quentin G/S/vP 10/.700 1/.000 1/.000 3/.666 2/1.500 1/no AB 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 2/5.000 5/.400 3/.666 1/3.000 283/207 .234/.325/.448/.773 .707/.795 .672 90/.886 2/0 15/2
10.Ramirez G/S/vP 9/.819 3/.666 1/.000 3/.333 ··· ··· 1/2.000 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 3/2.667 1/.000 ··· 474/357 .271/.326/.401/.727 1.006/.636 .686 72/.729 12/4 14/16
51.Rios G/S/vP 27/1.190 3/.666 8/.750 7/.929 10/.650 1/.000 6/.833 17/.975 2/.000 2/1.000 28/.783 12/.000 3/1.334 526/381 .258/.308/.418/.726 .711/.732 .587 79/.620 20/3 15/4
25.Thome* G/S/vP 27/.926 4/.000 3/.333 35/.714 3/.000 2/1.000 6/.500 5/.933 5/.200 2/2.000 31/.576 20/.950 1/.000 397/300 .252/.380/.503/.883 .810/.908 .847 79/.872 0/0 23/
IP 185.1 64.1 28.0 164.2 130.2 51.2 116.2 70.1 7.1 30.1 159.1 53.0 37.2 TOTAL .260/.332/.422/.754 .818/.731 .766 .781 83/34 153/109
ERA-K/9 3.59/7.2 4.06/7.3 4.50/9.0 4.10/8.4 4.34/7.9 5.05/7.1 5.01/8.9 3.33/9.7 11.05/11.1 6.82/5.3 4.18/7.0 1.87/10.0 3.58/13.1 4.41/7.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 750/.235 260/.233 127/.252 684/.245 582/.265 203/.212 534/.262 294/.227 37/.290 147/.366 682/.267 207/.202 160/.216 .255
OPS .666 .689 .773 .730 .780 .673 .750 .672 1.034 .946 .734 .560 .686 .748
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 181/.599 119/.567 61/.708 362/.662 317/.753 116/.579 264/.802 134/.794 15/.728 72/1.225 205/.705 101/.504 68/.644 .735
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 569/.688 141/.793 66/.835 322/.805 265/.808 87/.805 270/.697 160/.574 22/1.254 75/.677 477/.747 106/.611 92/.717 .757
Home 317/.641 138/.557 59/.859 345/.738 324/.817 112/.569 226/.880 127/.780 23/1.278 71/.859 385/.785 124/.600 73/.451
Last 28d days 141/.627 72/.767 42/.638 139/.817 99/.924 34/.753 92/1.013 34/.557 7/.143 99/1.018 128/.626 42/.652 46/.668
HR/SB/CS 17/9/7 10/7/2 4/2/0 19/19/11 16/20/8 8/2/2 10/4/4 7/4/1 3/1/0 6/2/0 17/13/7 6/1/0 3/2/2 149/104/46
Usage ····X··· o····X·· ·X····X· X····X·· ··X····· oo······ ··X····· ····X··· ··X···o· ······X· ·X····X· ····X··· X····X··
Yankees Batters (5.64 RS/G) vs. WhiteSox Pitchers (4.56 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 56.Buehrle*
G/S/vB
53.Carrasco
G/S/vB
52.Contreras
G/S/vB
50.Danks*
G/S/vB
26.Dotel
G/S/vB
34.Floyd
G/S/vB
43.Garcia
G/S/vB
45.Jenks
G/S/vB
71.Linebrink
G/S/vB
57.Pena
G/S/vB
37.Thornton*
G/S/vB
67.Williams*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
53.Cabrera# G/S/vP 8/1.500 2/.000 14/.398 9/.555 1/no AB 8/1.500 7/.429 6/.583 2/3.000 2/.000 3/.000 1/.000 421/279 .265/.326/.414/.740 .778/.721 .747 99/.542 7/2 11/3
24.Cano* G/S/vP 6/1.167 4/1.000 18/.778 5/2.100 1/.000 10/.300 7/.286 6/.334 2/.500 1/.000 10/.300 2/.000 533/350 .316/.347/.514/.861 .885/.848 .917 102/.953 4/6 20/9
18.Damon* G/S/vP 53/.588 11/.977 31/.693 4/.500 4/1.250 12/1.875 50/.604 4/.500 3/2.334 1/.000 6/1.500 1/.000 499/343 .286/.365/.515/.880 .799/.919 .973 87/.965 10/0 22/4
17.Hairston G/S/vP 28/.711 3/.000 23/.830 3/1.167 6/.533 ··· 20/.100 ··· 3/1.167 3/.666 2/.000 ··· 382/256 .260/.317/.412/.730 .814/.689 .822 42/.957 7/3 10/10
14.Hinske* G/S/vP 15/.762 7/2.238 20/.616 2/.000 4/1.833 3/.000 15/1.302 3/.000 1/.000 1/no AB 7/1.429 ··· 179/139 .257/.363/.454/.817 .945/.781 .858 33/.732 0/0 6/0
2.Jeter G/S/vP 29/.893 8/.393 21/.686 10/.700 7/.453 13/.523 29/.493 4/.000 3/1.167 2/.000 6/1.166 ··· 563/403 .333/.397/.477/.874 1.076/.796 .896 111/.939 22/5 16/6
55.Matsui* G/S/vP 11/.473 6/1.467 18/.952 5/.650 7/1.071 8/.821 5/.800 5/.200 4/.500 1/.000 9/.222 ··· 404/287 .271/.361/.530/.891 .929/.875 .798 79/1.078 0/1 23/
26.Molina G/S/vP 17/1.071 1/2.000 5/.750 ··· 2/.000 8/.375 21/.831 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 3/1.666 ··· 95/68 .250/.319/.321/.641 .741/.600 .549 34/.565 0/0 1/1
20.Posada# G/S/vP 19/.380 5/.000 12/.750 8/1.792 3/.667 2/1.000 17/.610 6/.500 4/.000 2/.000 8/.661 ··· 354/242 .277/.353/.510/.863 .887/.851 1.047 81/.828 1/0 17/6
13.Rodriguez G/S/vP 31/.540 8/.542 19/.833 8/.625 9/1.000 8/.250 41/1.450 3/.667 4/2.417 2/2.000 6/.333 1/no AB 408/295 .267/.400/.508/.907 .920/.902 .885 99/.944 9/1 22/7
33.Swisher# G/S/vP 23/1.120 ··· 12/1.083 7/.971 ··· 3/.000 6/.000 4/.250 2/.000 ··· 8/1.375 1/no AB 475/304 .245/.367/.479/.846 .883/.822 .691 94/.847 0/0 21/6
25.Teixeira# G/S/vP 37/.837 10/.956 9/.730 6/1.167 6/1.300 7/.310 12/.167 6/.333 4/.250 2/.000 9/.333 1/no AB 560/395 .285/.384/.550/.934 .890/.937 1.014 109/.941 2/0 31/1
IP 172.0 78.2 111.1 153.1 51.1 171.0 10.2 45.1 45.1 52.0 56.2 9.1 TOTAL .281/.359/.480/.839 .867/.827 .860 .874 77/23 195/80
ERA-K/9 3.92/4.6 3.66/6.3 5.09/7.0 3.82/7.3 3.33/11.1 3.95/7.6 6.75/6.7 3.77/8.5 3.97/9.1 4.50/7.4 2.54/10.5 1.93/11.6 4.16/7.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 699/.272 342/.277 490/.259 626/.246 218/.228 709/.241 47/.267 189/.247 204/.274 237/.292 228/.217 38/.212 .259
OPS .754 .711 .741 .707 .754 .673 .809 .698 .833 .775 .627 .649 .738
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 192/.825 157/.840 252/.682 168/.718 70/.924 373/.658 23/.642 89/.847 88/.771 111/.864 91/.578 21/.333 .752
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 507/.728 185/.608 238/.801 458/.703 148/.678 336/.690 24/.958 100/.569 116/.877 126/.701 137/.659 17/1.113 .729
Road 268/.765 134/.723 253/.802 313/.678 106/.881 370/.744 26/.591 86/.690 94/.839 107/.846 106/.710 12/.606
Last 28d days 139/1.013 80/.696 95/.797 144/.750 47/.828 139/.718 47/.809 34/.517 48/1.071 54/.812 53/.512 35/.710
HR/SB/CS 23/2/1 4/1/2 11/18/3 16/16/6 5/14/1 18/14/3 1/1/0 6/8/0 8/10/0 6/4/2 5/4/4 1/2/2 130/107/29
Usage ····X··· ···XX··· ···X···· X····X·· X··X·o·· ·X····X· ··X····· o····X·· ··X·o··· ·o·oo·o· ·Xo··Xo· o·ooo···

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.