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Game Preview: NYY @ CHW, 7:05pm, Saturday, August 28, 2010 @U.S. Cellular Field

Yankees, 78-50, 78-50 1st, Tied

SP: CC Sabathia (29, LHP, 17-5, 3.02)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. CHW Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (17-5) 187.2 168 70 63 61 151 15 3.02
2009 (19-8) 230.0 197 96 86 67 197 18 3.37
2008 (17-10) 253.0 223 85 76 59 251 19 2.70
Last 7 GS 5-2 49.2 52 18 15 16 41 3 2.72 56
2010-08-22 SEA W 6.0 3 0 0 0 8 0 76 74
2010-08-17 DET W 7.0 5 2 2 3 9 2 115 65
2010-08-12 @KCR W 8.2 10 3 3 2 3 0 110 53
2010-08-07 BOS W 8.0 6 2 2 1 4 1 101 65
2010-08-01 @TBR L 6.2 8 3 3 3 3 0 112 46
2010-07-27 @CLE L 7.0 9 4 2 3 5 0 123 49
2010-07-22 KCR W 6.1 11 4 3 4 9 0 120 42
Last 5 v.CHW 1-1 34.1 38 19 18 7 35 8 4.72 52
2009-08-28 CHW ND 7.0 8 2 2 1 10 0 113 62
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
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   42-22   Road:   36-28   ExtrInn: 4-3 
 vsRHP:  51-32   vsLHP:  27-18   1-Run:  13-12
 vsEast: 27-20   vsCntrl:21-13   vsWest: 19-10 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
128 Fri, Aug 27  @CHW  L   4-9       78-50  1st    Tied
127 Wed, Aug 25  @TOR  L   3-6       78-49  1st    Tied
126 Tue, Aug 24  @TOR  W  11-5       78-48  1st    Tied
125 Mon, Aug 23  @TOR  L   2-3       77-48  1st    Tied
124 Sun, Aug 22   SEA  W  10-0       77-47  1st  1.0 up
123 Sat, Aug 21   SEA  W   9-5       76-47  1st  1.0 up
122 Fri, Aug 20   SEA  L   0-6       75-47  1st  1.0 up
121 Thu, Aug 19   DET  W  11-5       75-46  1st  1.0 up
120 Wed, Aug 18   DET  W   9-5       74-46  1st    Tied
119 Tue, Aug 17   DET  W   6-2       73-46  1st    Tied
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:15-15
WhiteSox, 70-58, 70-58 2nd, 3½ GB, 3 GB in WC

SP: John Danks (25, LHP, 12-8, 3.31)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. NYY Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (12-8) 168.1 142 64 62 52 130 11 3.31
2009 (13-11) 200.1 184 89 84 73 149 28 3.77
2008 (12-9) 195.0 182 74 72 57 159 15 3.32
Last 7 GS 3-1 50.1 43 15 15 13 39 4 2.68 60
2010-08-22 @KCR ND 6.0 5 2 2 3 5 1 112 56
2010-08-17 @MIN ND 7.0 11 5 5 1 4 2 104 38
2010-08-11 MIN W 8.0 6 1 1 2 7 0 116 71
2010-08-06 @BAL ND 7.0 6 1 1 0 5 0 120 66
2010-07-31 OAK L 6.2 7 5 5 2 8 1 103 46
2010-07-26 SEA W 8.0 6 1 1 1 2 0 95 67
2010-07-20 @SEA W 7.2 2 0 0 4 8 0 107 79
Last 5 v.NYY 2-1 21.1 26 14 13 11 15 4 5.48 43
2010-05-01 @NYY ND 5.0 6 2 2 3 1 0 118 45
2009-08-01 NYY W 6.0 7 4 4 4 5 0 98 43
2007-08-01 @NYY L 4.0 6 6 5 2 2 3 96 28
2007-05-16 NYY W 6.1 7 2 2 2 7 1 88 56
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   38-25   Road:   32-33   ExtrInn: 4-9 
 vsRHP:  54-42   vsLHP:  16-16   1-Run:  20-20
 vsEast: 11-15   vsCntrl:24-29   vsWest: 20-11 IL:15-3 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
128 Fri, Aug 27   NYY  W   9-4       70-58  2nd  3.5 gb
127 Thu, Aug 26   BAL  W   8-0       69-58  2nd  3.5 gb
126 Wed, Aug 25   BAL  L   2-4       68-58  2nd  3.5 gb
125 Tue, Aug 24   BAL  W   7-5       68-57  2nd  3.5 gb
124 Sun, Aug 22  @KCR  L   2-3 (10)  67-57  2nd  5.0 gb
123 Sat, Aug 21  @KCR  W   7-6 (10)  67-56  2nd  4.0 gb
122 Sat, Aug 21  @KCR  L   5-6 (11)  66-56  2nd  4.0 gb
121 Thu, Aug 19  @MIN  W  11-0       66-55  2nd  4.0 gb
120 Wed, Aug 18  @MIN  L   6-7       65-55  2nd  5.0 gb
119 Tue, Aug 17  @MIN  L   6-7 (10)  65-54  2nd  4.0 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20: 8-12   Last 30:16-14
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Fri, Aug 27, 2010 CHW  9  NYY  4        W:Freddy Garcia (11-5), L: A.J. Burnett (9-12), S: none
Sun, May 02, 2010 NYY 12  CHW  3        W:Phil Hughes (3-0), L: Mark Buehrle (2-4), S: none
Sat, May 01, 2010 CHW  7 @NYY  6        W:Scott Linebrink (1-0), L: David Robertson (0-2), S: Bobby Jenks (5)
Fri, Apr 30, 2010 NYY  6  CHW  4        W:Alfredo Aceves (2-0), L: Matt Thornton (2-2), S: Mariano Rivera (7)

Sun, Aug 30, 2009 NYY  8  CHW  3        W:Alfredo Aceves (9-1), L: Freddy Garcia (0-2), S: none
Sat, Aug 29, 2009 NYY 10  CHW  0        W:Sergio Mitre (3-1), L: Jose Contreras (5-13), S: none
Fri, Aug 28, 2009 NYY  5  CHW  2 (10)   W:Brian Bruney (4-0), L: Randy Williams (0-1), S: none
Sun, Aug 02, 2009 NYY  8 @CHW  5        W:CC 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
Season Series: 2010 - tied 2-2; 2009 - NYY won 4-3; 2008 - NYY won 5-2; All-Time - NYY leads 1045-825

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  5.34

DET  4.46

SEA  3.29

RA/G

SDP  3.46

SEA  4.35

ARI  5.41

BA

J. Hamilton  .358

A. Ramirez  .285

L. Valbuena  .162

OBP

M. Cabrera  .437

A. Kearns  .359

B. Wood  .190

SLG

M. Cabrera  .643

C. Santana  .467

R. Tejada  .204

OPS

M. Cabrera  1.080

C. Young  .813

B. Wood  .410

ERA

A. Wainwright  2.18

T. Hanson  3.76

K. Millwood  5.63

K/9IP

B. Morrow  10.82

A. Sanchez  6.99

M. Buehrle  3.87

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Yankees Batters (5.34 RS/G) vs. WhiteSox Pitchers (4.16 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 50.Danks*
G/S/vB
58.Harrell
G/S/vB
45.Jenks
G/S/vB
71.Linebrink
G/S/vB
57.Pena
G/S/vB
49.Sale*
G/S/vB
46.Santos
G/S/vB
68.Threets*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
24.Cano* G/S/vP 8/1.232 ··· 7/.286 4/.833 4/.000 ··· ··· ··· 549/365 .320/.384/.558/.942 .936/.946 .922 105/.817 2/2 25/3
29.Cervelli G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 265/179 .240/.314/.297/.611 .737/.551 .565 28/.294 1/0 0/10
11.Gardner* G/S/vP 2/1.000 ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 1/no AB ··· 1/.000 1/no AB 455/315 .285/.384/.381/.764 .747/.772 .721 83/.635 36/7 5/1
14.Granderson* G/S/vP 22/.096 ··· 16/1.018 4/1.500 2/3.000 ··· ··· ··· 395/267 .247/.319/.438/.756 .630/.818 .735 84/.793 10/1 14/1
2.Jeter G/S/vP 13/.802 ··· 4/.000 5/.650 5/.650 ··· ··· 1/.000 587/404 .273/.336/.385/.722 .886/.646 .608 113/.713 14/4 10/5
26.Kearns G/S/vP 6/.750 ··· 4/.000 5/1.800 9/1.578 ··· 1/2.000 ··· 396/255 .276/.359/.428/.787 .780/.791 .831 54/.878 4/1 10/4
12.Nunez G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 20/8 .250/.250/.300/.550 .583/.500 .500 20/.550 0/0 0/0
19.Pena# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 134/106 .220/.252/.244/.496 .199/.569 .500 34/.577 6/0 0/4
20.Posada# G/S/vP 10/1.375 ··· 6/.500 7/.429 3/1.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 361/235 .253/.357/.464/.822 .914/.770 .691 82/.734 3/0 16/7
33.Swisher# G/S/vP 10/.875 ··· 5/.200 4/2.500 3/1.666 ··· ··· ··· 521/341 .294/.366/.518/.884 .839/.907 .929 99/.766 1/2 23/3
25.Teixeira# G/S/vP 9/1.417 ··· 7/.286 7/1.229 4/.500 ··· 1/no AB ··· 570/397 .258/.363/.493/.856 .967/.808 .758 101/.861 0/1 28/3
38.Thames G/S/vP 16/.258 ··· 3/.666 5/1.200 2/.000 ··· 1/no AB 1/.000 163/68 .317/.399/.489/.888 .939/.814 .992 48/1.039 0/0 6/3
IP 168.1 6.0 47.0 44.1 71.0 7.1 41.1 12.1 TOTAL .268/.349/.439/.788 .806/.779 .739 .754 79/22 157/63
ERA-K/9 3.31/7.0 1.50/1.5 4.40/11.1 4.67/8.5 5.45/4.8 1.23/11.1 2.40/9.2 0.00/4.4 3.95/7.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Cervelli (46-8-2)
 Posada (54-11-7)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 680/.228 26/.190 206/.261 193/.257 313/.269 28/.130 188/.256 45/.220 .258  Gardner
 Swisher
 Granderson
 Kearns
 Thames
 Pena
96/38/0/10
0/1/112/8
0/102/0/4
79/5/22/1
20/0/7/1
0/0/2/0
OPS .619 .537 .680 .782 .767 .433 .699 .486 .709
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 212/.743 14/.539 109/.635 100/.988 141/.563 13/.523 74/.542 17/.697 .707
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 468/.562 12/.533 97/.729 93/.555 172/.922 15/.350 114/.805 28/.364 .710
Home 361/.566 26/.537 102/.669 100/.842 168/.795 12/.250 94/.608 16/.661
Last 28d days 114/.706 / 37/.529 43/.767 76/.777 28/.433 42/.996 10/.311
HR/SB/CS 11/5/6 0/0/0 3/9/0 10/7/0 9/2/3 0/0/0 2/2/1 0/1/0 108/77/30
Usage ·····X·· ········ ···o·Xo· X····XX· ·o····X· ···X··X· ···X··X· o·X·····
WhiteSox Batters (4.73 RS/G) vs. Yankees Pitchers (4.09 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 52.Sabathia*
G/S/vB
65.Hughes
G/S/vB
48.Logan*
G/S/vB
45.Mitre
G/S/vB
47.Nova
G/S/vB
42.Rivera
G/S/vB
30.Robertson
G/S/vB
39.Wood
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
15.Beckham G/S/vP 8/1.250 5/.000 ··· 8/.000 ··· 2/.000 2/.000 3/.000 450/338 .251/.313/.383/.696 .683/.700 .755 85/.881 4/6 9/12
27.Castro G/S/vP 6/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/.666 ··· ··· 95/70 .318/.376/.588/.965 1.102/.916 .885 32/.856 1/0 7/1
25.Jones G/S/vP 4/.500 3/.000 ··· 10/.775 ··· 2/3.500 3/.000 27/.592 284/194 .205/.310/.455/.765 .822/.738 .850 28/.766 9/2 17/2
14.Konerko G/S/vP 80/.687 9/.583 ··· 13/.496 ··· 14/1.096 2/3.000 15/1.283 515/400 .315/.394/.577/.971 1.089/.938 1.112 109/1.044 0/1 31/4
7.Kotsay* G/S/vP 15/.690 5/.800 2/.000 3/.000 ··· 7/.000 2/1.000 18/.833 313/288 .233/.307/.382/.688 .080/.742 .653 60/.860 1/3 8/0
18.Lillibridge G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· ··· 55/34 .296/.309/.519/.828 1.179/.618 .822 26/.500 3/1 1/0
1.Pierre* G/S/vP 6/.334 2/2.000 ··· 15/.757 ··· 1/.000 ··· 22/.804 577/423 .282/.349/.325/.675 .668/.677 .697 120/.844 50/14 1/1
12.Pierzynski* G/S/vP 24/.500 7/.286 ··· 13/.231 ··· 14/.381 1/2.000 10/.650 408/305 .254/.289/.369/.658 .573/.686 .702 75/.799 3/4 6/3
20.Quentin G/S/vP 13/.648 4/.000 ··· 5/1.400 ··· 4/.500 2/3.000 3/.666 441/335 .240/.338/.491/.829 .768/.846 .981 88/.815 2/1 24/4
10.Ramirez G/S/vP 12/.781 4/.000 ··· 4/.000 ··· 3/.000 1/2.000 3/.000 492/361 .285/.312/.434/.746 .772/.736 .736 111/.733 8/7 14/15
51.Rios G/S/vP 30/1.169 17/.975 ··· 5/.400 ··· 13/.000 3/1.334 3/2.000 511/388 .291/.339/.466/.805 .778/.813 .835 102/.645 27/13 18/2
23.Teahen* G/S/vP 36/.686 8/1.000 13/.808 7/1.514 ··· 7/.286 2/.500 3/1.666 192/157 .276/.351/.429/.780 .382/.874 .745 35/1.006 3/4 4/8
11.Vizquel# G/S/vP 7/.000 ··· 1/.000 8/.708 ··· 15/.800 1/.000 2/.500 291/242 .292/.360/.344/.704 .594/.726 .669 87/.719 7/5 1/2
IP 187.2 144.1 30.2 46.2 8.1 45.2 45.2 31.2 TOTAL .269/.332/.428/.760 .740/.766 .809 .802 120/61 146/80
ERA-K/9 3.02/7.2 4.12/7.6 2.64/7.6 3.47/4.8 2.16/4.3 1.18/7.5 3.74/10.8 4.26/9.4 3.90/7.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Castro (16-7-1)
 Pierzynski (56-21-2)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 766/.243 598/.251 128/.230 184/.217 34/.303 170/.163 204/.256 143/.246 .249  Jones
 Rios
 Pierre
 Quentin
 Kotsay
 Teahen
 Lillibridge
11/12/50/8
1/117/0/4
116/0/0/3
0/0/85/1
0/0/7/1
0/0/2/0
1/4/0/0
OPS .671 .704 .648 .664 .748 .437 .719 .750 .717
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 185/.689 308/.755 58/.492 93/.588 13/.769 79/.523 83/.842 71/.712 .742
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 581/.666 290/.651 70/.776 91/.745 21/.736 91/.362 121/.638 72/.775 .698
Road 400/.743 255/.628 49/.612 84/.456 30/.714 84/.495 99/.733 61/.545
Last 28d days 144/.657 119/.717 28/.334 57/.689 22/.794 30/.621 40/.598 50/.626
HR/SB/CS 15/14/3 19/10/4 2/2/0 6/9/0 1/1/0 1/0/0 4/4/1 4/6/0 136/103/20
Usage ·····X·· ··X····· ····o·o· X······· ····X··· ······X· ····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.