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Game Preview: NYY @ SEA, 10:10pm, Friday, August 14, 2009 @Safeco Field

Yankees, 72-43, 1st, 6½ up

SP: Andy Pettitte (37, LHP, 9-6, 4.14)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. SEA Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (9-6) 141.1 146 72 65 53 103 16 4.14
2008 (14-14) 204.0 233 112 103 55 158 19 4.54
2007 (15-9) 215.1 238 106 97 69 141 16 4.05
Last 7 GS 1-3 44.0 37 20 19 16 37 4 3.89 54
2009-08-09 BOS ND 7.0 5 0 0 2 4 0 112 69
2009-08-04 @TOR W 6.2 4 1 1 4 6 0 103 64
2009-07-30 @CHW ND 6.1 5 2 1 0 8 0 101 65
2009-07-25 OAK L 6.1 5 4 4 1 7 0 99 53
2009-07-20 BAL ND 7.1 6 1 1 2 8 1 109 68
2009-07-11 @LAA L 4.1 7 6 6 2 1 1 83 24
2009-07-06 TOR L 6.0 5 6 6 5 3 2 109 36
Last 5 v.SEA 2-3 36.1 35 11 11 4 30 1 2.72 61
2009-07-01 SEA W 7.0 6 2 2 1 5 1 98 61
2008-09-05 @SEA L 7.0 7 3 3 1 9 0 99 59
2008-05-23 SEA W 6.0 8 2 2 0 9 0 105 57
2007-05-13 @SEA L 7.1 9 2 2 1 2 0 99 53
2003-08-09 SEA L 9.0 5 2 2 1 5 0 127 73
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   41-18   Road:   31-25   ExtrInn: 6-3 
 vsRHP:  47-29   vsLHP:  25-14   1-Run:  16-13
 vsEast: 28-19   vsCntrl:20-8    vsWest: 14-8  IL:10-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
115 Thu, Aug 13  @SEA  W  11-1       72-43  1st  6.5 up
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
 Last 10: 9-1    Last 20:14-6    Last 30:21-9 
Mariners, 60-55, 3rd, 9½ GB, 5½ GB in WC

SP: Ryan Rowland-Smith (26, LHP, 2-1, 3.86)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. NYY Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (2-1) 28.0 24 15 12 10 16 4 3.86
2008 (5-3) 118.1 114 49 45 48 77 13 3.42
2007 (1-0) 38.2 39 19 17 15 42 4 3.96
Last 7 GS 3-2 41.2 41 20 16 13 27 5 3.46 52
2009-08-09 TBR W 6.2 6 2 2 4 6 1 109 56
2009-08-04 @KCR ND 4.0 6 5 4 1 3 0 77 34
2009-07-29 TOR W 7.0 3 2 2 0 4 1 89 67
2009-07-24 CLE L 7.0 5 4 4 1 2 2 91 52
2009-04-10 @OAK ND 3.1 4 2 0 4 1 0 82 45
2008-09-27 OAK W 6.2 9 3 3 2 5 0 113 47
2008-09-22 LAA L 7.0 8 2 1 1 6 1 116 60
Last 5 v.NYY 0-0 6.1 7 3 3 4 1 2 4.26 44
2008-09-06 NYY ND 6.1 7 3 3 4 1 2 91 44
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   31-25   Road:   29-30   ExtrInn: 7-4 
 vsRHP:  40-35   vsLHP:  20-20   1-Run:  28-14
 vsEast: 16-12   vsCntrl:16-18   vsWest: 17-18 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
115 Thu, Aug 13   NYY  L   1-11      60-55  3rd  9.5 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
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20: 9-11   Last 30:16-14
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 3-1; 2008 - NYY won 7-2; 2007 - Tied 5-5; All-Time - NYY leads 194-154

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  5.70

OAK  4.59

SDP  3.83

RA/G

SFG  3.73

PHI  4.62

WSN  5.45

BA

J. Mauer  .368

C. Counsell  .293

A. Casilla  .172

OBP

A. Pujols  .446

A. Ethier  .364

J. Gerut  .236

SLG

A. Pujols  .688

M. Prado  .475

A. Casilla  .219

OPS

A. Pujols  1.134

G. Beckham  .835

A. Casilla  .485

ERA

T. Lincecum  2.19

J. Niemann  3.86

J. Moyer  5.47

K/9IP

T. Lincecum  10.71

J. Cueto  6.78

N. Blackburn  3.68

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

Yankees Batters (5.61 RS/G) vs. Mariners Pitchers (4.42 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 18.Rowland-Smith*
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
48.Snell
G/S/vB
46.White
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
53.Cabrera# G/S/vP 2/.000 4/1.334 ··· ··· 2/.000 8/.500 1/.000 ··· 3/.666 5/.650 ··· 2/2.500 374/246 .275/.337/.437/.774 .830/.746 .789 97/.741 6/2 11/3
24.Cano* G/S/vP 6/.833 6/1.167 9/.873 ··· 2/1.000 11/1.323 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 5/1.000 ··· 2/.000 484/317 .317/.351/.514/.865 .905/.845 .828 106/.987 4/5 18/4
18.Damon* G/S/vP 5/.200 3/.667 34/1.352 ··· 3/1.167 11/1.747 1/3.000 ··· 1/.000 7/.762 ··· 2/1.000 464/315 .287/.369/.527/.896 .789/.949 .804 107/.976 8/0 22/4
17.Hairston G/S/vP 1/.000 ··· 4/.500 ··· ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 4/1.250 ··· 357/243 .259/.314/.406/.721 .783/.692 .649 55/.842 7/3 9/10
14.Hinske* G/S/vP 2/.000 1/.000 6/1.500 ··· ··· 10/.644 ··· ··· 1/.000 3/.667 ··· ··· 165/126 .252/.364/.453/.817 .973/.770 .788 25/.804 0/0 6/0
2.Jeter G/S/vP 3/.333 1/.000 27/.550 ··· 3/.333 14/.917 1/.000 ··· 2/1.000 5/.200 ··· 2/2.000 510/364 .317/.387/.451/.838 1.110/.732 .786 123/.779 20/4 14/6
55.Matsui* G/S/vP 7/1.514 4/.000 18/1.435 ··· 3/.666 11/.364 1/.000 ··· 3/1.000 5/1.100 ··· 3/1.667 362/257 .260/.359/.492/.851 .931/.817 .950 87/.749 0/1 19/
26.Molina G/S/vP 1/.000 3/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· 8/.661 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 76/57 .242/.320/.333/.653 .734/.626 .750 22/.495 0/0 1/1
19.Pena# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 94/76 .273/.312/.352/.664 .170/.783 .809 2/1.000 3/1 0/3
20.Posada# G/S/vP ··· 4/.000 15/1.104 ··· 2/.500 6/1.267 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/2.500 315/213 .282/.356/.509/.865 .894/.850 .698 90/.834 1/0 15/6
13.Rodriguez G/S/vP 3/.333 5/.200 25/.916 ··· 3/.000 6/.533 1/5.000 ··· 2/.000 5/1.933 ··· 2/.500 366/264 .257/.388/.507/.895 .963/.869 .911 113/.762 8/1 21/6
33.Swisher# G/S/vP 2/.000 5/.400 26/.650 ··· 2/.000 24/1.154 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 3/3.000 2/2.000 420/266 .244/.376/.473/.850 .874/.832 .970 85/.957 0/0 18/6
25.Teixeira# G/S/vP 9/.778 ··· 22/.527 ··· 3/1.334 36/1.086 1/.000 ··· 3/1.666 2/2.500 6/.167 1/.000 505/354 .286/.382/.558/.940 .908/.936 .843 116/1.028 2/0 29/1
IP 28.0 53.0 54.0 7.0 39.2 165.1 86.0 27.1 56.2 75.0 94.0 56.1 TOTAL .278/.359/.477/.836 .879/.817 .817 .863 74/21 175/74
ERA-K/9 3.86/5.1 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 5.88/5.4 5.84/5.8 3.20/3.8 3.94/6.6

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 122/.231 220/.181 253/.280 28/.091 180/.281 686/.235 363/.256 116/.283 237/.221 312/.255 396/.275 235/.224 .246
OPS .715 .544 .801 .377 .818 .628 .778 .825 .625 .841 .866 .619 .716
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 33/.882 116/.535 122/.855 14/.377 66/.683 363/.653 177/.866 55/.430 113/.749 89/.751 195/.865 109/.587 .740
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 89/.656 104/.550 131/.750 14/.377 114/.903 323/.602 186/.697 61/1.202 124/.511 223/.876 201/.864 126/.646 .699
Home 82/.652 115/.598 127/.859 28/.377 85/.708 321/.679 187/.817 65/.865 128/.615 109/.744 146/.846 135/.560
Last 28d days 102/.710 47/.533 47/1.274 28/.377 120/.874 174/.711 74/.919 52/.700 53/.506 61/1.146 36/.917 62/.703
HR/SB/CS 4/0/0 2/2/2 7/6/1 0/0/0 4/1/0 12/13/6 14/2/2 6/2/0 3/2/2 18/5/3 9/8/5 3/3/3 124/53/38
Usage ····X··· ··XX··X· ··X·o··· ··X··X·· ···X···· ·X····X· ·X···X·o ·Xo·X·X· ·XoX··X· X····X·· X····X·· ·X·X·oo·
Mariners Batters (3.97 RS/G) vs. Yankees Pitchers (4.69 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 46.Pettitte*
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
42.Rivera
G/S/vB
30.Robertson
G/S/vB
52.Sabathia*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
29.Beltre G/S/vP 9/.944 ··· 4/1.250 25/.885 1/2.000 ··· 21/.686 3/.000 ··· 4/1.250 ··· 11/.091 355/256 .275/.304/.382/.686 .754/.660 .626 42/.844 10/2 5/11
30.Branyan* G/S/vP 3/.000 1/5.000 4/1.000 6/1.500 3/1.167 2/.000 6/.334 ··· 2/.000 3/.000 ··· 4/.250 443/285 .257/.355/.533/.888 .802/.937 .974 98/.668 2/0 27/10
24.Griffey* G/S/vP 63/1.000 2/.000 1/.000 19/.316 3/.333 2/1.500 10/1.722 3/1.167 9/1.556 16/1.083 1/2.000 19/.610 343/270 .226/.335/.401/.736 .907/.690 .914 64/.742 0/0 12/0
21.Gutierrez G/S/vP 12/1.200 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· 3/1.334 ··· 12/.258 ··· ··· 5/.600 1/.000 3/3.000 415/292 .296/.352/.454/.807 .964/.744 .889 94/.827 8/5 14/5
7.Hannahan* G/S/vP 7/.500 ··· ··· 15/.785 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· 5/.400 205/136 .217/.304/.333/.637 .569/.674 .709 64/.782 1/1 3/7
2.Johjima G/S/vP 3/.666 1/no AB 3/.666 3/.000 5/1.000 ··· 13/.846 2/.500 ··· 1/3.000 ··· 8/1.375 162/107 .247/.280/.357/.637 .649/.630 .573 34/.456 2/2 4/1
32.Johnson G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 225/159 .230/.305/.345/.650 .510/.709 .603 67/.771 1/1 1/3
12.Langerhans* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 2/4.000 7/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 6/.334 1/.000 ··· 4/1.750 86/54 .225/.321/.423/.744 .605/.830 .573 39/.782 0/1 2/0
4.Lopez G/S/vP 12/.550 1/.000 2/.000 10/.522 6/.167 ··· 17/.750 3/.000 ··· 5/.200 1/.000 11/.473 446/305 .276/.302/.450/.752 .742/.757 .577 105/.857 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 33/.758 1/.000 2/.500 13/.697 6/1.000 3/.000 25/.541 3/.666 ··· 10/.311 ··· 42/1.209 496/327 .359/.391/.466/.857 .906/.831 .892 117/.815 23/7 7/4
5.Sweeney G/S/vP 35/.694 1/.000 ··· 11/.955 3/.000 ··· 6/.000 1/.000 4/.750 17/.584 1/.000 83/.724 170/75 .232/.288/.368/.656 .643/.672 .662 41/.583 0/0 4/2
9.Wilson G/S/vP 23/.652 ··· 3/.000 6/.666 3/2.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 15/.481 2/.500 ··· 18/.411 336/243 .260/.298/.376/.674 .604/.699 .659 75/.567 3/1 4/8
IP 141.1 57.1 24.2 145.2 121.2 48.0 107.1 67.0 23.0 49.0 33.1 170.2 TOTAL .262/.317/.401/.718 .724/.715 .724 .715 68/26 107/96
ERA-K/9 4.14/6.6 3.14/7.1 5.11/10.2 3.71/8.0 3.85/7.9 4.88/6.9 5.03/9.1 3.49/9.8 7.04/5.9 2.02/10.1 3.24/12.7 3.64/7.0 4.34/7.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 607/.267 230/.212 107/.250 629/.241 535/.254 195/.222 484/.259 280/.229 111/.373 192/.211 144/.200 664/.240 .253
OPS .738 .628 .779 .713 .766 .703 .724 .678 .945 .580 .650 .678 .744
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 174/.675 103/.547 55/.660 334/.660 295/.738 110/.613 242/.806 127/.772 54/1.237 93/.499 63/.613 157/.646 .733
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 433/.764 127/.694 52/.912 295/.772 240/.798 85/.826 242/.641 153/.602 57/.665 99/.655 81/.678 507/.688 .752
Road 249/.658 92/.738 53/.721 284/.682 233/.726 86/.865 279/.644 153/.589 40/1.104 68/.543 71/.846 347/.712
Last 28d days 130/.532 57/.603 35/1.068 168/.652 133/.613 43/.895 97/.858 56/.527 111/.945 49/.576 45/.600 140/.782
HR/SB/CS 16/12/6 8/6/2 4/2/0 16/17/9 16/18/7 8/2/1 7/4/4 7/4/1 4/2/0 6/1/0 3/2/2 14/9/6 135/98/40
Usage ····X··· ···X··X· o·o···X· ·X····X· ··X····X ·oo·X·oo ·X······ ·X···oo· ···X···· ··X·X·X· ·Xo··X·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.