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Game Preview: NYY @ SEA, 10:10pm, Thursday, August 13, 2009 @Safeco Field

Yankees, 71-43, 1st, 5½ up

SP: C.C. Sabathia (28, LHP, 12-7, 3.76)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. SEA Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (12-7) 162.2 145 72 68 45 123 14 3.76
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 5-2 48.0 47 20 19 11 37 4 3.56 55
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
2009-07-18 DET W 7.0 5 0 0 3 4 0 114 68
2009-07-12 @LAA L 6.2 9 5 5 3 6 0 114 39
2009-07-07 @MIN W 7.0 3 1 1 1 3 1 100 69
Last 5 v.SEA 2-2 32.2 34 11 11 7 25 4 3.03 56
2009-07-02 SEA L 5.2 10 6 6 3 8 1 107 30
2007-05-21 SEA ND 5.0 8 1 1 1 4 0 92 50
2006-05-07 @SEA W 8.0 7 0 0 0 4 0 105 72
2005-07-30 @SEA L 7.0 4 3 3 1 4 3 100 60
2005-04-22 @SEA W 7.0 5 1 1 2 5 0 97 66
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   41-18   Road:   30-25   ExtrInn: 6-3 
 vsRHP:  46-29   vsLHP:  25-14   1-Run:  16-13
 vsEast: 28-19   vsCntrl:20-8    vsWest: 13-8  IL:10-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
114 Wed, Aug 12   TOR  W   4-3 (11)  71-43  1st  5.5 up
113 Tue, Aug 11   TOR  W   7-5       70-43  1st  5.5 up
112 Mon, Aug 10   TOR  L   4-5       69-43  1st  5.5 up
111 Sun, Aug  9   BOS  W   5-2       69-42  1st  6.5 up
110 Sat, Aug  8   BOS  W   5-0       68-42  1st  5.5 up
109 Fri, Aug  7   BOS  W   2-0 (15)  67-42  1st  4.5 up
108 Thu, Aug  6   BOS  W  13-6       66-42  1st  3.5 up
107 Wed, Aug  5  @TOR  W   8-4       65-42  1st  2.5 up
106 Tue, Aug  4  @TOR  W   5-3       64-42  1st  1.5 up
105 Sun, Aug  2  @CHW  W   8-5       63-42  1st  0.5 up
 Last 10: 9-1    Last 20:14-6    Last 30:21-9 
Mariners, 60-54, 3rd, 9 GB, 5½ GB in WC

SP: Ian Snell (27, RHP, 2-8, 5.42)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. NYY Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (2-8) 88.0 92 55 53 53 57 9 5.42
2008 (7-12) 164.1 201 107 99 89 135 18 5.42
2007 (9-12) 208.0 209 94 87 68 177 22 3.76
Last 7 GS 1-2 35.0 38 21 21 23 17 2 5.40 44
2009-08-08 TBR ND 1.1 2 3 3 6 1 0 60 33
2009-08-02 @TEX ND 6.0 3 2 2 3 4 2 84 59
2009-06-23 CLE L 2.2 4 4 4 3 1 0 70 32
2009-06-17 @MIN W 6.0 5 2 2 3 2 0 112 53
2009-06-12 DET L 7.0 10 2 2 2 4 0 99 51
2009-06-07 @HOU ND 6.0 8 3 3 1 3 0 96 46
2009-06-01 NYM ND 6.0 6 5 5 5 2 0 104 37
Has never faced NYY.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   31-24   Road:   29-30   ExtrInn: 7-4 
 vsRHP:  40-35   vsLHP:  20-19   1-Run:  28-14
 vsEast: 16-11   vsCntrl:16-18   vsWest: 17-18 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
114 Wed, Aug 12   CHW  W   1-0 (14)  60-54  3rd  9.0 gb
113 Tue, Aug 11   CHW  L   1-3       59-54  3rd  9.0 gb
112 Mon, Aug 10   CHW  W   6-4       59-53  3rd  8.0 gb
111 Sun, Aug  9   TBR  W  11-2       58-53  3rd  8.0 gb
110 Sat, Aug  8   TBR  L   4-10      57-53  3rd  9.0 gb
109 Fri, Aug  7   TBR  W   7-6 (11)  57-52  3rd  8.0 gb
108 Thu, Aug  6  @KCR  L   2-8       56-52  3rd  9.0 gb
107 Wed, Aug  5  @KCR  W  11-6       56-51  3rd  8.0 gb
106 Tue, Aug  4  @KCR  W   7-6       55-51  3rd  9.0 gb
105 Sun, Aug  2  @TEX  L   2-4       54-51  3rd 10.0 gb
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:17-13
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Thu, Jul 02, 2009 SEA  8 @NYY  4        W:Miguel Batista (5-2), L: C.C. Sabathia (7-5), S: none
Wed, Jul 01, 2009 NYY  4  SEA  2        W:Andy Pettitte (8-3), L: Jarrod Washburn (4-6), S: Mariano Rivera (20)
Tue, Jun 30, 2009 NYY  8  SEA  5        W:Brian Bruney (3-0), L: Sean White (2-1), S: Mariano Rivera (19)

Sun, Sep 07, 2008 SEA  5  NYY  2        W:Ryan Feierabend (1-2), L: Mike Mussina (17-8), S: J.J. Putz (12)
Sat, Sep 06, 2008 NYY  7 @SEA  4        W:Sidney Ponson (8-5), L: Sean Green (4-5), S: Mariano Rivera (33)
Fri, Sep 05, 2008 SEA  3  NYY  1        W:Brandon Morrow (2-2), L: Andy Pettitte (13-12), S: J.J. Putz (11)
Sun, May 25, 2008 NYY  6  SEA  5        W:Edwar Ramirez (1-0), L: J.J. Putz (1-2), S: Mariano Rivera (12)
Sat, May 24, 2008 NYY 12  SEA  6        W:Mike Mussina (7-4), L: Carlos Silva (3-4), S: none
Fri, May 23, 2008 NYY 13  SEA  2        W:Andy Pettitte (4-5), L: Erik Bedard (3-3), S: none
Sun, May 04, 2008 NYY  8  SEA  2        W:Darrell Rasner (1-0), L: Carlos Silva (3-1), S: none
Season Series: 2009 - NYY leads 2-1; 2008 - NYY won 7-2; 2007 - Tied 5-5; All-Time - NYY leads 193-154

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  5.66

OAK  4.58

SDP  3.82

RA/G

SFG  3.74

NYM  4.62

WSN  5.44

BA

J. Mauer  .369

S. Schumaker  .292

A. Casilla  .172

OBP

A. Pujols  .445

H. Matsui  .364

J. Gerut  .239

SLG

A. Pujols  .683

G. Beckham  .479

A. Casilla  .219

OPS

A. Pujols  1.128

S. Victorino  .838

A. Casilla  .485

ERA

T. Lincecum  2.20

D. Braden  3.89

T. Wellemeyer  5.67

K/9IP

T. Lincecum  10.89

B. Tallet  6.67

N. Blackburn  3.68

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

Yankees Batters (5.56 RS/G) vs. Mariners Pitchers (4.36 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 48.Snell
G/S/vB
53.Aardsma
G/S/vB
43.Batista
G/S/vB
58.Fister
G/S/vB
25.French*
G/S/vB
34.Hernandez
G/S/vB
41.Jakubauskas
G/S/vB
23.Kelley
G/S/vB
57.Lowe
G/S/vB
49.Olson*
G/S/vB
18.Rowland-Smith*
G/S/vB
46.White
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
53.Cabrera# G/S/vP ··· 4/1.334 ··· ··· 2/.000 8/.500 1/.000 ··· 3/.666 5/.650 2/.000 2/2.500 370/244 .279/.341/.442/.783 .844/.752 .789 93/.775 6/2 11/3
24.Cano* G/S/vP ··· 6/1.167 9/.873 ··· 2/1.000 11/1.323 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 5/1.000 6/.833 2/.000 479/315 .316/.351/.509/.860 .890/.844 .828 101/.965 4/5 18/4
18.Damon* G/S/vP ··· 3/.667 34/1.352 ··· 3/1.167 11/1.747 1/3.000 ··· 1/.000 7/.762 5/.200 2/1.000 459/313 .285/.367/.517/.884 .737/.956 .804 102/.926 8/0 22/4
17.Hairston G/S/vP 4/1.250 ··· 4/.500 ··· ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 357/243 .259/.314/.406/.721 .783/.692 .649 60/.882 7/3 9/10
14.Hinske* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 6/1.500 ··· ··· 10/.644 ··· ··· 1/.000 3/.667 2/.000 ··· 161/125 .259/.373/.467/.839 1.065/.777 .788 21/.980 0/0 6/0
2.Jeter G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 27/.550 ··· 3/.333 14/.917 1/.000 ··· 2/1.000 5/.200 3/.333 2/2.000 508/364 .318/.387/.452/.838 1.115/.732 .786 121/.780 20/4 13/6
55.Matsui* G/S/vP ··· 4/.000 18/1.435 ··· 3/.666 11/.364 1/.000 ··· 3/1.000 5/1.100 7/1.514 3/1.667 357/255 .265/.364/.500/.864 .961/.824 .950 82/.798 0/1 17/
26.Molina G/S/vP ··· 3/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· 8/.661 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 2/.000 76/57 .242/.320/.333/.653 .734/.626 .750 22/.495 0/0 1/1
19.Pena# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 92/75 .267/.308/.349/.657 .180/.766 .809 0/ 3/1 0/3
20.Posada# G/S/vP ··· 4/.000 15/1.104 ··· 2/.500 6/1.267 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/2.500 310/211 .283/.358/.515/.873 .923/.849 .698 85/.861 1/0 15/6
13.Rodriguez G/S/vP ··· 5/.200 25/.916 ··· 3/.000 6/.533 1/5.000 ··· 2/.000 5/1.933 3/.333 2/.500 361/262 .257/.388/.507/.895 .961/.870 .911 108/.756 8/1 21/6
33.Swisher# G/S/vP 3/3.000 5/.400 26/.650 ··· 2/.000 24/1.154 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 2/.000 2/2.000 416/265 .246/.375/.476/.851 .872/.836 .970 81/.971 0/0 18/6
25.Teixeira# G/S/vP 6/.167 ··· 22/.527 ··· 3/1.334 36/1.086 1/.000 ··· 3/1.666 2/2.500 9/.778 1/.000 504/353 .286/.383/.559/.942 .908/.939 .843 115/1.037 2/0 29/1
IP 88.0 53.0 54.0 7.0 39.2 165.1 86.0 27.1 56.2 72.0 28.0 56.1 TOTAL .279/.360/.478/.838 .880/.819 .817 .870 74/21 173/74
ERA-K/9 5.42/5.8 2.04/10.5 4.33/6.5 0.00/6.4 4.31/5.9 2.72/8.6 5.44/4.2 4.61/7.6 2.86/7.6 5.75/5.4 3.86/5.1 3.20/3.8 3.99/6.6

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 396/.275 220/.181 253/.280 28/.091 180/.281 657/.234 355/.258 109/.300 232/.215 312/.255 122/.231 228/.227 .247
OPS .866 .544 .801 .377 .818 .627 .787 .873 .615 .841 .715 .631 .718
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 195/.865 116/.535 122/.855 14/.377 66/.683 350/.637 173/.875 52/.455 111/.731 89/.751 33/.882 106/.606 .740
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 201/.864 104/.550 131/.750 14/.377 114/.903 307/.616 182/.705 57/1.270 121/.507 223/.876 89/.656 122/.651 .703
Home 146/.846 115/.598 127/.859 28/.377 85/.708 292/.682 179/.835 58/.961 123/.596 109/.744 82/.652 128/.576
Last 28d days 36/.917 47/.533 47/1.274 28/.377 120/.874 145/.723 77/.908 50/.798 52/.413 75/1.158 102/.710 55/.760
HR/SB/CS 9/8/5 2/2/2 7/6/1 0/0/0 4/1/0 12/12/6 14/2/2 6/2/0 3/2/2 18/5/3 4/0/0 3/3/3 124/52/38
Usage ····X··· ·XX··X·· ·X·o···X ·X··X··· ··X····X X····X·· X···X·o· Xo·X·X·· XoX··X·· ····X··X ···X···· X·X·oo·X
Mariners Batters (3.99 RS/G) vs. Yankees Pitchers (4.72 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
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/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
29.Beltre G/S/vP 11/.091 ··· 4/1.250 25/.885 1/2.000 ··· 21/.686 3/.000 ··· 9/.944 4/1.250 ··· 349/254 .271/.301/.380/.680 .743/.657 .613 36/.817 10/2 5/11
30.Branyan* G/S/vP 4/.250 1/5.000 4/1.000 6/1.500 3/1.167 2/.000 6/.334 ··· 2/.000 3/.000 3/.000 ··· 437/283 .258/.356/.535/.890 .803/.938 .981 96/.667 2/0 27/10
24.Griffey* G/S/vP 19/.610 2/.000 1/.000 19/.316 3/.333 2/1.500 10/1.722 3/1.167 9/1.556 63/1.000 16/1.083 1/2.000 342/269 .223/.333/.399/.732 .907/.685 .905 67/.676 0/0 12/0
21.Gutierrez G/S/vP 3/3.000 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· 3/1.334 ··· 12/.258 ··· ··· 12/1.200 5/.600 1/.000 409/290 .300/.355/.460/.815 1.001/.744 .910 92/.863 8/5 14/5
7.Hannahan* G/S/vP 5/.400 ··· ··· 15/.785 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 7/.500 1/2.000 ··· 200/134 .216/.302/.335/.637 .595/.658 .710 59/.793 1/1 3/7
2.Johjima G/S/vP 8/1.375 1/no AB 3/.666 3/.000 5/1.000 ··· 13/.846 2/.500 ··· 3/.666 1/3.000 ··· 162/107 .247/.280/.357/.637 .649/.630 .573 38/.569 2/2 4/1
32.Johnson G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· 3/.666 ··· ··· 220/158 .231/.307/.349/.656 .511/.713 .613 62/.804 1/1 1/3
12.Langerhans* G/S/vP 4/1.750 1/.000 2/4.000 7/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 6/.334 ··· 1/.000 ··· 81/53 .239/.338/.448/.785 .673/.848 .652 37/.806 0/1 2/0
4.Lopez G/S/vP 11/.473 1/.000 2/.000 10/.522 6/.167 ··· 17/.750 3/.000 ··· 12/.550 5/.200 1/.000 440/303 .278/.304/.454/.758 .750/.762 .584 103/.894 2/3 15/12
55.Saunders* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 58/29 .264/.316/.321/.637 .571/.705 .575 58/.637 1/0 0/0
51.Suzuki* G/S/vP 42/1.209 1/.000 2/.500 13/.697 6/1.000 3/.000 25/.541 3/.666 ··· 33/.758 10/.311 ··· 490/326 .361/.391/.467/.858 .906/.834 .896 115/.808 23/7 7/4
5.Sweeney G/S/vP 83/.724 1/.000 ··· 11/.955 3/.000 ··· 6/.000 1/.000 4/.750 35/.694 17/.584 1/.000 164/73 .242/.299/.383/.681 .673/.691 .707 35/.694 0/0 4/2
9.Wilson G/S/vP 18/.411 ··· 3/.000 6/.666 3/2.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 15/.481 23/.652 2/.500 ··· 335/243 .261/.299/.377/.677 .611/.699 .663 74/.576 3/1 4/8
IP 162.2 57.1 23.2 145.2 121.2 48.0 107.1 67.0 23.0 141.1 49.0 33.1 TOTAL .263/.318/.403/.721 .733/.716 .731 .726 67/26 107/95
ERA-K/9 3.76/6.8 3.14/7.1 5.32/10.6 3.71/8.0 3.85/7.9 4.88/6.9 5.03/9.1 3.49/9.8 7.04/5.9 4.14/6.6 2.02/10.1 3.24/12.7 4.36/7.6

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 664/.240 230/.212 107/.250 600/.234 535/.254 193/.219 476/.261 274/.226 111/.373 607/.267 192/.211 139/.207 .252
OPS .678 .628 .779 .703 .766 .700 .730 .678 .945 .738 .580 .665 .744
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 157/.646 103/.547 55/.660 325/.655 295/.738 108/.605 239/.811 125/.769 54/1.237 174/.675 93/.499 62/.624 .733
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 507/.688 127/.694 52/.912 275/.760 240/.798 85/.826 237/.647 149/.605 57/.665 433/.764 99/.655 77/.698 .753
Road 347/.712 92/.738 53/.721 284/.682 233/.726 86/.865 279/.644 153/.589 40/1.104 249/.658 68/.543 71/.846
Last 28d days 140/.782 57/.603 35/1.068 139/.597 133/.613 41/.890 113/.853 50/.510 111/.945 130/.532 49/.576 40/.643
HR/SB/CS 14/9/6 8/6/2 4/2/0 15/17/9 16/18/7 8/2/1 7/4/4 7/4/1 4/2/0 16/12/6 6/1/0 3/2/2 134/98/40
Usage ····X··· ··X··X·X ·o···X·· X····X·· ·X····X· oo·X·ooo X······X X···oo·X ··X····X ···X···· ·X·X·X·· Xo··X·XX

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.