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Game Preview: NYY @ SEA, 10:10pm, Saturday, August 15, 2009 @Safeco Field

Yankees, 73-43, 1st, 6½ up

SP: Sergio Mitre (28, RHP, 1-1, 7.04)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. SEA Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (1-1) 23.0 38 21 18 6 15 4 7.04
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
Last 7 GS 1-1 28.1 47 25 22 12 17 4 6.99 37
2009-08-10 TOR L 5.0 6 5 3 1 6 2 96 44
2009-08-05 @TOR ND 4.1 8 3 3 2 3 1 92 36
2009-07-31 @CHW ND 3.0 7 5 5 2 1 1 75 24
2009-07-26 OAK ND 5.0 9 4 4 0 1 0 74 34
2009-07-21 BAL W 5.2 8 4 3 1 4 0 91 42
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
Has never faced SEA.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   41-18   Road:   32-25   ExtrInn: 6-3 
 vsRHP:  47-29   vsLHP:  26-14   1-Run:  16-13
 vsEast: 28-19   vsCntrl:20-8    vsWest: 15-8  IL:10-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
116 Fri, Aug 14  @SEA  W   4-2       73-43  1st  6.5 up
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
 Last 10: 9-1    Last 20:14-6    Last 30:22-8 
Mariners, 60-56, 3rd, 9½ GB, 6½ GB in WC

SP: Lucas French (23, LHP, 2-2, 4.31)

2009 Gamelogs / 2009 Splits / vs. NYY Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2009 (2-2) 39.2 45 21 19 18 26 4 4.31
Last 7 GS 2-2 36.2 45 21 19 15 23 4 4.66 45
2009-08-10 CHW ND 5.1 3 4 4 6 5 0 90 45
2009-08-05 @KCR W 5.0 9 4 4 1 2 2 89 34
2009-07-28 @TEX L 5.0 8 6 5 2 2 0 88 29
2009-07-23 SEA L 5.1 8 2 2 0 6 0 87 50
2009-07-17 @NYY ND 5.0 5 2 1 3 3 0 93 51
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
Last 5 v.NYY 0-0 5.0 5 2 1 3 3 0 1.80 51
2009-07-17 @NYY ND 5.0 5 2 1 3 3 0 93 51
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   31-26   Road:   29-30   ExtrInn: 7-4 
 vsRHP:  40-35   vsLHP:  20-21   1-Run:  28-14
 vsEast: 16-13   vsCntrl:16-18   vsWest: 17-18 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
116 Fri, Aug 14   NYY  L   2-4       60-56  3rd  9.5 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
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20: 9-11   Last 30:16-14
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Fri, Aug 14, 2009 NYY  4 @SEA  2        W:Philip Hughes (5-3), L: Mark Lowe (1-5), S: Mariano Rivera (34)
Thu, Aug 13, 2009 NYY 11 @SEA  1        W:C.C. Sabathia (13-7), L: Ian Snell (2-9), S: none
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
Season Series: 2009 - NYY leads 4-1; 2008 - NYY won 7-2; 2007 - Tied 5-5; All-Time - NYY leads 195-154

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  4.61

SDP  3.86

RA/G

SFG  3.72

NYY  4.66

WSN  5.41

BA

J. Mauer  .370

M. Montero  .291

A. Casilla  .172

OBP

A. Pujols  .447

E. Longoria  .364

R. Cedeno  .239

SLG

A. Pujols  .686

B. Butler  .475

A. Casilla  .219

OPS

A. Pujols  1.133

M. Prado  .837

A. Casilla  .485

ERA

T. Lincecum  2.19

J. Blanton  3.88

J. Moyer  5.47

K/9IP

T. Lincecum  10.71

D. Davis  6.86

N. Blackburn  3.68

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

Yankees Batters (5.59 RS/G) vs. Mariners Pitchers (4.41 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 25.French*
G/S/vB
53.Aardsma
G/S/vB
43.Batista
G/S/vB
58.Fister
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
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 ··· ··· 8/.500 1/.000 1/.000 4/.500 7/.453 4/.500 3/.333 2/2.500 383/251 .272/.334/.430/.764 .819/.736 .765 99/.719 6/2 11/3
24.Cano* G/S/vP 2/1.000 6/1.167 9/.873 ··· 11/1.323 1/.000 ··· 2/1.500 7/1.000 9/.555 3/.666 2/.000 493/321 .318/.351/.513/.864 .889/.850 .826 108/.968 4/5 18/4
18.Damon* G/S/vP 3/1.167 3/.667 34/1.352 ··· 11/1.747 1/3.000 ··· 2/.000 7/.762 8/.125 4/1.500 2/1.000 472/320 .286/.367/.526/.894 .772/.954 .803 106/.950 8/0 22/4
17.Hairston G/S/vP ··· ··· 4/.500 ··· 2/1.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· 2/1.000 4/.000 7/1.171 ··· 366/247 .261/.315/.407/.722 .766/.701 .656 56/.865 7/3 9/10
14.Hinske* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 6/1.500 ··· 10/.644 ··· ··· 1/.000 4/.500 2/.000 ··· ··· 166/126 .250/.361/.450/.811 .945/.770 .780 26/.769 0/0 6/0
2.Jeter G/S/vP 3/.333 1/.000 27/.550 ··· 14/.917 1/.000 ··· 3/.666 5/.200 6/.533 4/1.750 2/2.000 518/369 .318/.387/.456/.843 1.100/.741 .798 122/.783 20/4 14/6
55.Matsui* G/S/vP 3/.666 4/.000 18/1.435 ··· 11/.364 1/.000 ··· 4/.750 7/1.881 10/1.000 3/2.334 3/1.667 371/261 .266/.361/.509/.871 .955/.834 .990 89/.855 0/1 19/
26.Molina G/S/vP ··· 3/.000 2/.000 ··· 8/.661 ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 1/.000 3/.000 2/.000 81/60 .239/.313/.324/.636 .762/.592 .711 27/.477 0/0 1/1
19.Pena# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 96/76 .267/.305/.344/.650 .153/.783 .769 4/.500 3/1 0/3
20.Posada# G/S/vP 2/.500 4/.000 15/1.104 ··· 6/1.267 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 3/1.000 ··· 2/2.500 319/214 .281/.354/.509/.863 .898/.846 .700 87/.846 1/0 15/6
13.Rodriguez G/S/vP 3/.000 5/.200 25/.916 ··· 6/.533 1/5.000 ··· 2/.000 5/1.933 3/.333 ··· 2/.500 366/264 .257/.388/.507/.895 .963/.869 .911 104/.780 8/1 21/6
33.Swisher# G/S/vP 2/.000 5/.400 26/.650 ··· 24/1.154 1/.000 ··· 3/.666 2/.500 5/.200 6/1.334 2/2.000 429/270 .243/.378/.468/.846 .861/.833 .959 87/.953 0/0 18/6
25.Teixeira# G/S/vP 3/1.334 ··· 22/.527 ··· 36/1.086 1/.000 ··· 4/2.500 3/2.333 12/.705 10/.550 1/.000 514/359 .288/.385/.565/.950 .907/.952 .867 116/1.052 2/0 30/1
IP 39.2 53.0 54.0 7.0 165.1 86.0 27.2 58.1 75.0 35.0 94.0 56.1 TOTAL .278/.359/.478/.837 .871/.821 .819 .866 74/21 179/74
ERA-K/9 4.31/5.9 2.04/10.5 4.33/6.5 0.00/6.4 2.72/8.6 5.44/4.2 4.55/7.5 3.09/7.6 5.88/5.4 3.60/5.4 5.84/5.8 3.20/3.8 4.00/6.6

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 180/.281 220/.181 253/.280 28/.091 686/.235 363/.256 118/.287 245/.226 328/.263 148/.211 426/.279 235/.224 .247
OPS .818 .544 .801 .377 .628 .778 .828 .647 .851 .650 .883 .619 .719
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 66/.683 116/.535 122/.855 14/.377 363/.653 177/.866 56/.422 120/.792 94/.813 42/.675 215/.893 109/.587 .746
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 114/.903 104/.550 131/.750 14/.377 323/.602 186/.697 62/1.215 125/.507 234/.866 106/.640 211/.872 126/.646 .699
Home 85/.708 115/.598 127/.859 28/.377 321/.679 187/.817 67/.869 136/.654 125/.782 108/.580 176/.894 135/.560
Last 28d days 97/.938 41/.619 47/1.274 28/.377 145/.754 74/.919 54/.712 61/.608 77/1.121 128/.636 66/1.013 58/.755
HR/SB/CS 4/1/0 2/2/2 7/6/1 0/0/0 12/13/6 14/2/2 6/2/0 4/2/2 19/5/3 4/0/0 11/8/5 3/3/3 128/53/38
Usage ····X··· ···XX··X ···X·o·· ···X··X· ··X····X ··X···X· o·Xo·X·X X·XoX··X ·X····X· X····X·· ·X····X· ··X·X·oo
Mariners Batters (3.95 RS/G) vs. Yankees Pitchers (4.66 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 45.Mitre
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
46.Pettitte*
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
30.Branyan* G/S/vP 2/.000 1/5.000 4/1.000 6/1.500 3/1.167 2/.000 6/.334 1/no AB 6/.000 3/.000 ··· 7/.143 450/286 .253/.352/.525/.877 .770/.939 .945 96/.671 2/0 27/10
24.Griffey* G/S/vP 9/1.556 2/.000 1/.000 19/.316 3/.333 2/1.500 10/1.722 4/1.250 66/.983 16/1.083 1/2.000 19/.610 347/271 .227/.337/.400/.737 .896/.692 .912 59/.809 0/0 12/0
21.Gutierrez G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 2/1.000 ··· 3/1.334 ··· 12/.258 1/.000 15/1.200 5/.600 1/.000 6/1.500 423/294 .293/.350/.449/.799 .945/.739 .871 93/.744 8/5 14/5
7.Hannahan* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 15/.785 2/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 10/.333 1/2.000 ··· 8/.700 212/137 .215/.303/.328/.631 .567/.668 .694 63/.807 1/1 3/7
2.Johjima G/S/vP ··· 1/no AB 3/.666 3/.000 5/1.000 ··· 13/.846 2/.500 3/.666 1/3.000 ··· 11/1.000 165/107 .242/.274/.350/.625 .615/.630 .552 37/.418 2/2 4/1
32.Johnson G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 3/.000 ··· 5/.400 1/.000 ··· ··· 229/161 .225/.300/.338/.638 .494/.699 .581 63/.714 1/1 1/3
12.Langerhans* G/S/vP 6/.334 1/.000 2/4.000 7/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 4/1.750 86/54 .225/.321/.423/.744 .605/.830 .573 35/.739 0/1 2/0
4.Lopez G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 3/.000 10/.522 6/.167 ··· 17/.750 4/.000 15/.652 5/.200 1/.000 14/.368 454/307 .273/.299/.446/.746 .732/.752 .569 104/.798 2/3 15/12
55.Saunders* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 3/.000 65/31 .250/.297/.300/.597 .485/.725 .525 65/.597 1/0 0/0
51.Suzuki* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 3/.333 13/.697 6/1.000 3/.000 25/.541 3/.666 36/.806 10/.311 ··· 46/1.146 504/328 .359/.390/.464/.855 .903/.829 .887 116/.820 23/7 7/4
5.Sweeney G/S/vP 4/.750 1/.000 1/.000 11/.955 3/.000 ··· 6/.000 1/.000 35/.694 17/.584 1/.000 86/.714 174/76 .228/.287/.361/.648 .637/.662 .648 45/.556 0/0 4/2
9.Wilson G/S/vP 15/.481 ··· 3/.000 6/.666 3/2.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 23/.652 2/.500 ··· 18/.411 336/243 .260/.298/.376/.674 .604/.699 .659 67/.608 3/1 4/8
16.Wilson G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 5/.000 3/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 4/1.000 10/1.200 3/.000 ··· 9/.778 82/51 .164/.247/.247/.493 .598/.433 .395 7/1.000 0/1 1/4
IP 23.0 57.1 25.2 145.2 121.2 48.0 107.1 68.0 147.1 50.0 33.1 170.2 TOTAL .261/.316/.398/.714 .716/.713 .716 .696 68/27 108/96
ERA-K/9 7.04/5.9 3.14/7.1 4.91/9.8 3.71/8.0 3.85/7.9 4.88/6.9 5.03/9.1 3.44/9.9 4.09/6.9 1.98/9.9 3.24/12.7 3.64/7.0 4.29/7.7

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 111/.373 230/.212 114/.242 629/.241 535/.254 195/.222 484/.259 285/.226 631/.267 195/.207 144/.200 692/.235 .251
OPS .945 .628 .746 .713 .766 .703 .724 .675 .732 .571 .650 .667 .739
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 54/1.237 103/.547 57/.673 334/.660 295/.738 110/.613 242/.806 130/.776 188/.656 94/.493 63/.613 170/.627 .729
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 57/.665 127/.694 57/.822 295/.772 240/.798 85/.826 242/.641 155/.594 443/.766 101/.641 81/.678 522/.680 .748
Road 40/1.104 92/.738 60/.665 284/.682 233/.726 86/.865 279/.644 158/.586 273/.652 71/.519 71/.846 375/.689
Last 28d days 111/.945 53/.550 42/.933 141/.604 133/.613 43/.895 97/.858 52/.498 154/.543 45/.559 45/.600 140/.739
HR/SB/CS 4/2/0 8/6/2 4/2/0 16/17/9 16/18/7 8/2/1 7/4/4 7/4/1 16/12/7 6/1/0 3/2/2 15/9/6 136/98/41
Usage ····X··· ····X··X Xo·o···X ··X····X ···X···· ··oo·X·o ··X····· X·X···oo X····X·· o··X·X·X ··Xo··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.