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Game Preview: NYY @ BOS, 8:05pm, Sunday, May 9, 2010 @Fenway Park II

Yankees, 21-8, 21-82nd, ½ GB, 4½ up in WC

SP: A.J. Burnett (33, RHP, 4-0, 1.99)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (4-0) 40.2 36 11 9 11 28 1 1.99
2009 (13-9) 207.0 193 99 93 97 195 25 4.04
2008 (18-10) 221.1 211 109 100 86 231 19 4.07
Last 7 GS 5-0 45.2 43 13 10 12 31 2 1.97 58
2010-05-04 BAL W 7.1 5 1 0 2 8 0 107 72
2010-04-29 @BAL W 8.0 3 0 0 1 4 0 116 79
2010-04-23 @LAA ND 6.1 9 4 4 2 3 0 103 40
2010-04-17 TEX W 7.0 6 0 0 2 7 0 111 70
2010-04-11 @TBR W 7.0 6 2 2 3 1 0 92 55
2010-04-06 @BOS ND 5.0 7 4 3 1 5 1 94 43
2009-10-04 @TBR W 5.0 7 2 1 1 3 1 84 49
Last 5 v.BOS 0-2 25.1 30 26 23 17 21 7 8.17 37
2010-04-06 @BOS ND 5.0 7 4 3 1 5 1 94 43
2009-08-22 @BOS L 5.0 9 9 9 2 6 3 97 17
2009-08-07 BOS ND 7.2 1 0 0 6 6 0 118 77
2009-06-09 @BOS L 2.2 5 5 3 5 1 1 84 28
2009-04-25 @BOS ND 5.0 8 8 8 3 3 2 91 19
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   10-2    Road:   11-6    ExtrInn: 1-0 
 vsRHP:  14-4    vsLHP:   7-4    1-Run:   0-2 
 vsEast: 11-3    vsCntrl: 2-1    vsWest:  8-4  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 29 Sat, May  8  @BOS  W  14-3       21-8   2nd  0.5 gb
 28 Fri, May  7  @BOS  W  10-3       20-8   2nd  1.5 gb
 27 Wed, May  5   BAL  W   7-5       19-8   2nd  1.0 gb
 26 Tue, May  4   BAL  W   4-1       18-8   2nd  1.0 gb
 25 Mon, May  3   BAL  W   4-1       17-8   2nd  1.0 gb
 24 Sun, May  2   CHW  W  12-3       16-8   2nd  1.5 gb
 23 Sat, May  1   CHW  L   6-7       15-8   2nd  1.5 gb
 22 Fri, Apr 30   CHW  W   6-4       15-7   2nd  1.5 gb
 21 Thu, Apr 29  @BAL  W   4-0       14-7   2nd  2.5 gb
 20 Wed, Apr 28  @BAL  W   8-3       13-7   2nd  2.5 gb
 Last 10: 9-1    Last 20:15-5    Last 30:21-8 
RedSox, 15-16, 15-164th, 7½ GB, 7 GB in WC

SP: Jon Lester (26, LHP, 2-2, 3.93)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. NYY Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (2-2) 36.2 31 16 16 17 37 2 3.93
2009 (15-8) 203.1 186 80 77 64 225 20 3.41
2008 (16-6) 210.1 202 78 75 66 152 14 3.21
Last 7 GS 3-2 43.0 33 16 16 18 44 2 3.35 58
2010-05-04 LAA W 8.0 5 1 1 2 5 0 120 71
2010-04-28 @TOR W 7.0 1 0 0 2 11 0 119 84
2010-04-23 BAL ND 5.2 4 0 0 4 7 0 113 64
2010-04-18 TBR L 6.0 7 7 7 3 5 2 104 32
2010-04-12 @MIN L 5.0 9 4 4 3 5 0 107 35
2010-04-06 NYY ND 5.0 5 4 4 3 4 0 94 42
2009-10-01 CLE W 6.1 2 0 0 1 7 0 84 75
Last 5 v.NYY 1-1 27.1 31 15 15 11 31 4 4.94 50
2010-04-06 NYY ND 5.0 5 4 4 3 4 0 94 42
2009-09-25 @NYY L 2.1 8 5 5 3 3 1 78 21
2009-08-09 @NYY ND 7.0 5 1 1 0 7 1 107 70
2009-05-04 @NYY W 7.0 6 3 3 2 10 2 111 61
2009-04-24 NYY ND 6.0 7 2 2 3 7 0 114 54
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    9-10   Road:    6-6    ExtrInn: 1-5 
 vsRHP:   8-12   vsLHP:   7-4    1-Run:   6-5 
 vsEast:  6-12   vsCntrl: 3-3    vsWest:  6-1  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 31 Sat, May  8   NYY  L   3-14      15-16  4th  7.5 gb
 30 Fri, May  7   NYY  L   3-10      15-15  4th  7.5 gb
 29 Thu, May  6   LAA  W  11-6       15-14  4th  6.5 gb
 28 Wed, May  5   LAA  W   3-1       14-14  4th  6.5 gb
 27 Tue, May  4   LAA  W   5-1       13-14  4th  6.5 gb
 26 Mon, May  3   LAA  W  17-8       12-14  4th  6.5 gb
 25 Sun, May  2  @BAL  L   2-3 (10)  11-14  4th  7.0 gb
 24 Sat, May  1  @BAL  L   9-12      11-13  4th  6.0 gb
 23 Fri, Apr 30  @BAL  L   4-5 (10)  11-12  4th  6.0 gb
 22 Wed, Apr 28  @TOR  W   2-0       11-11  3rd  5.5 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:14-16
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sat, May 08, 2010 NYY 14 @BOS  3        W:Alfredo Aceves (3-0), L: Clay Buchholz (3-3), S: none
Fri, May 07, 2010 NYY 10 @BOS  3        W:Phil Hughes (4-0), L: Josh Beckett (1-1), S: none
Wed, Apr 07, 2010 NYY  3 @BOS  1 (10)   W:Chan Ho Park (1-1), L: Jonathan Papelbon (0-1), S: Mariano Rivera (2)
Tue, Apr 06, 2010 NYY  6 @BOS  4        W:Alfredo Aceves (1-0), L: Hideki Okajima (1-1), S: Mariano Rivera (1)
Sun, Apr 04, 2010 BOS  9  NYY  7        W:Hideki Okajima (1-0), L: Chan Ho Park (0-1), S: Jonathan Papelbon (1)

Sun, Sep 27, 2009 NYY  4  BOS  2        W:Andy Pettitte (14-7), L: Paul Byrd (1-3), S: Mariano Rivera (44)
Sat, Sep 26, 2009 NYY  3  BOS  0        W:CC Sabathia (19-7), L: Daisuke Matsuzaka (3-6), S: Mariano Rivera (43)
Fri, Sep 25, 2009 NYY  9  BOS  5        W:Joba Chamberlain (9-6), L: Jon Lester (14-8), S: none
Sun, Aug 23, 2009 NYY  8 @BOS  4        W:CC Sabathia (15-7), L: Josh Beckett (14-5), S: none
Sat, Aug 22, 2009 BOS 14  NYY  1        W:Junichi Tazawa (2-2), L: A.J. Burnett (10-7), S: none
Season Series: 2010 - NYY leads 4-1; 2009 - Tied 9-9; 2008 - Tied 9-9; All-Time - NYY leads 1121-934

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 2010 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  6.03

TEX  4.58

HOU  2.70

RA/G

TBR  3.00

FLA  4.63

PIT  6.13

BA

  

  

  

OBP

  

  

  

SLG

  

  

  

OPS

  

  

  

ERA

U. Jimenez  .87

B. Matusz  3.93

G. Meche  8.24

K/9IP

T. Lincecum  11.91

S. Marcum  6.75

N. Blackburn  2.48

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Yankees Batters (6.03 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (5.61 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 31.Lester*
G/S/vB
48.Atchison
G/S/vB
51.Bard
G/S/vB
17.Delcarmen
G/S/vB
37.Okajima*
G/S/vB
58.Papelbon
G/S/vB
56.Ramirez
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
24.Cano* G/S/vP 25/.628 1/5.000 2/.000 13/.595 14/1.286 14/.517 8/.661 125/77 .348/.400/.661/1.061 1.246/.953 1.224 98/1.063 2/2 9/1
29.Cervelli G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/2.000 1/3.000 ··· ··· ··· 50/30 .429/.500/.500/1.000 1.524/.637 1.048 45/.987 0/0 0/0
11.Gardner* G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.000 6/.666 2/1.000 5/2.000 3/.000 104/74 .348/.431/.427/.858 .917/.828 .723 85/.904 14/1 1/1
14.Granderson* G/S/vP 2/1.000 ··· 1/4.000 4/.000 5/.200 11/1.200 3/.000 91/58 .225/.311/.375/.686 .413/.849 .651 65/.529 4/0 2/0
2.Jeter G/S/vP 29/.784 1/.000 3/.000 10/.522 9/.944 18/.675 4/1.417 134/89 .304/.343/.464/.807 .890/.764 .596 104/.851 3/1 4/2
26.Johnson* G/S/vP 6/.167 1/no AB 4/.500 ··· 2/.500 ··· 1/.000 98/72 .167/.388/.306/.693 .679/.697 .482 68/.757 0/1 2/0
19.Pena# G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 1/no AB 1/.000 1/no AB ··· 25/17 .136/.167/.182/.348 .000/.502 .573 25/.348 0/0 0/1
20.Posada# G/S/vP 17/.494 3/.000 1/.000 9/1.015 12/.962 10/.500 7/1.214 77/51 .290/.364/.580/.943 1.037/.896 1.035 55/.809 0/0 5/2
13.Rodriguez G/S/vP 20/.984 2/.000 5/.650 10/1.067 7/.679 13/.930 5/1.267 126/88 .276/.373/.438/.811 .957/.755 .760 97/.815 2/1 2/1
33.Swisher# G/S/vP 22/.864 2/.000 4/2.250 9/.666 8/.393 4/.250 4/2.000 119/74 .298/.381/.558/.939 .747/1.076 .986 94/.920 0/0 6/0
25.Teixeira# G/S/vP 17/.647 5/.400 9/1.333 5/.650 5/1.100 8/.125 7/3.114 134/91 .207/.343/.396/.740 .963/.629 .756 105/.822 0/0 5/0
22.Winn# G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/no AB 1/no AB 3/.333 ··· 5/.400 29/23 .192/.250/.308/.558 .000/.718 .465 27/.603 1/0 1/0
IP 36.2 10.1 17.0 14.2 9.1 15.0 13.2 TOTAL .283/.372/.468/.840 .911/.802 .815 .845 26/6 38/11
ERA-K/9 3.93/9.1 6.10/7.9 3.18/11.6 1.84/3.7 5.79/5.8 1.80/6.6 5.93/5.3 5.11/6.8

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Cervelli (6-0-0)
 Posada (15-4-2)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 157/.231 45/.250 68/.197 55/.106 45/.333 61/.173 60/.286 .269  Granderson
 Gardner
 Swisher
 Winn
0/23/0/3
21/8/0/1
0/0/27/0
6/0/8/0
OPS .672 .886 .631 .492 .899 .564 .905 .785
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 40/.727 25/.956 36/.347 24/.400 20/.940 34/.732 26/.950 .785
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 117/.654 20/.800 32/.945 31/.559 25/.862 27/.353 34/.870 .785
Home 107/.725 28/.846 39/.427 39/.626 34/.853 41/.603 37/.924
Last 28d days 133/.649 37/.900 48/.733 45/.508 30/.885 47/.523 50/.769
HR/SB/CS 2/6/2 3/2/0 3/2/0 2/0/0 1/0/0 1/2/0 3/0/0 35/44/9
Usage ····X··· ········ o··o··X· o·X··o·o ·oo····· ···oo·X· o·X··o··
RedSox Batters (5.03 RS/G) vs. Yankees Pitchers (3.52 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 34.Burnett
G/S/vB
91.Aceves
G/S/vB
65.Hughes
G/S/vB
48.Logan*
G/S/vB
43.Marte*
G/S/vB
45.Mitre
G/S/vB
61.Park
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 30/.869 2/.000 7/.000 2/.500 1/2.000 2/.000 13/.481 4/1.250 2/2.000 120/88 .327/.358/.442/.801 .637/.861 .771 99/.794 1/1 2/7
23.Cameron G/S/vP 15/1.233 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/1.000 6/.334 27/.862 10/.633 1/.000 36/30 .233/.361/.333/.694 1.100/.613 .871 15/.574 0/0 0/1
7.Drew* G/S/vP 33/.721 9/.889 10/1.967 2/no AB 9/.888 3/.000 24/.920 10/.944 4/.000 123/81 .267/.358/.476/.834 .551/.989 .773 103/.879 0/1 5/0
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 28/.795 8/1.375 5/1.267 1/2.000 3/.666 1/.000 3/.000 11/.282 6/.666 30/24 .333/.333/.467/.800 .333/.917 .467 / 2/0 0/0
22.Hall G/S/vP 13/.672 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 3/1.167 4/.000 6/.834 1/.000 ··· 51/24 .220/.360/.317/.677 .697/.654 .657 47/.712 1/0 1/2
32.Hermida* G/S/vP 3/.333 ··· 3/.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 10/.500 1/.000 1/.000 72/62 .227/.292/.424/.716 .633/.729 .713 64/.643 1/0 3/2
70.Hulett* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· / /// / / / /
25.Lowell G/S/vP 23/.554 5/.000 5/1.400 ··· 1/.000 2/2.500 10/.100 14/.665 3/1.000 55/28 .292/.382/.458/.840 .750/.929 1.141 51/.869 0/0 1/0
41.Martinez# G/S/vP 26/1.079 5/.400 5/1.400 10/.775 18/1.567 ··· 2/.000 14/.428 3/.666 120/85 .264/.325/.400/.725 1.236/.515 .914 92/.718 0/0 3/1
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 37/.881 4/.250 7/1.964 2/1.500 19/.596 1/3.000 13/.708 26/.885 3/.666 83/65 .178/.265/.411/.676 .653/.683 .596 63/.777 0/1 4/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 37/.959 6/.833 12/.083 2/1.000 3/.333 1/.000 2/2.500 11/.182 9/1.319 148/109 .292/.347/.531/.878 .636/.960 .741 118/.801 2/1 7/0
68.Reddick* G/S/vP 3/.000 2/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 6/6 .167/.167/.333/.500 /.500 .500 6/.500 0/0 0/0
16.Scutaro G/S/vP 23/.681 9/.555 13/.558 ··· 3/.000 13/.308 12/.350 14/.940 7/1.314 141/103 .282/.360/.379/.739 .702/.752 .709 120/.742 1/2 2/3
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 27/.713 6/.000 5/.200 2/2.000 7/1.429 1/5.000 9/.444 38/.742 2/.000 39/28 .314/.385/.800/1.185 1.064/1.233 .968 35/1.017 0/0 5/0
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 35/.688 7/2.000 11/.873 ··· 2/5.000 ··· 5/.600 13/.762 8/.804 135/100 .306/.422/.550/.972 1.427/.827 1.070 109/.944 1/0 5/0
IP 40.2 12.0 32.0 4.1 7.0 9.2 5.2 9.0 7.2 TOTAL .273/.350/.459/.809 .835/.799 .808 .799 10/6 42/26
ERA-K/9 1.99/6.2 3.00/1.5 1.69/8.7 2.08/8.4 3.86/7.7 2.79/2.8 4.76/4.7 0.00/9.0 12.91/12.9 3.42/6.9

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Martinez (33-7-1)
 Varitek (11-2-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 164/.245 53/.208 122/.157 21/.235 31/.192 36/.156 23/.261 31/.107 43/.421 .234  Cameron
 Hall
 Hermida
 Reddick
 Drew
 Ellsbury
0/11/0/1
14/4/2/1
21/0/1/1
1/2/0/0
0/0/30/0
6/1/0/0
OPS .635 .575 .440 .616 .669 .531 .826 .336 1.199 .674
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 81/.683 20/.585 65/.621 10/.543 16/.598 16/.464 10/.900 16/.192 16/1.295 .698
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 83/.591 33/.565 57/.249 11/.664 15/.750 20/.583 13/.769 15/.497 27/1.144 .658
Road 107/.688 27/.377 75/.391 17/.620 17/.828 17/.435 15/.800 22/.483 24/.976
Last 28d days 114/.572 46/.668 122/.440 21/.616 29/.670 27/.520 8/.875 20/.206 34/1.323
HR/SB/CS 1/6/1 1/3/0 1/2/1 0/0/0 1/1/0 1/4/0 2/0/0 0/0/0 3/0/1 26/21/4
Usage ····X··· X··oo··X ·X····X· oo·o···o o··oo··o ···X···X ········ ········ oX·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.