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Game Preview: NYY @ KCR, 8:10pm, Friday, August 13, 2010 @Kauffman Stadium

Yankees, 71-43, 71-43 1st, 2 up

SP: Dustin Moseley (28, RHP, 2-1, 3.86)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. KCR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (2-1) 30.1 26 13 13 9 16 5 3.86
2009 (1-0) 14.2 20 8 7 3 8 3 4.30
2008 (2-4) 50.1 70 38 38 20 37 6 6.79
Last 7 GS 3-1 39.1 45 18 17 9 22 6 3.89 49
2010-08-08 BOS W 6.1 6 2 2 2 5 1 87 56
2010-08-03 TOR L 7.1 9 5 5 1 2 2 85 41
2010-07-29 @CLE W 6.0 4 1 1 2 4 0 83 62
2009-04-17 @MIN ND 3.0 5 2 2 1 1 1 54 41
2009-04-12 BOS W 5.2 6 3 2 2 3 2 98 48
2009-04-07 OAK ND 6.0 9 3 3 0 4 0 105 46
2008-09-25 @SEA ND 5.0 6 2 2 1 3 0 86 49
Has never faced KCR as starter.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   37-20   Road:   34-23   ExtrInn: 4-3 
 vsRHP:  47-26   vsLHP:  24-17   1-Run:  13-9 
 vsEast: 26-18   vsCntrl:17-9    vsWest: 17-9  IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
114 Thu, Aug 12  @KCR  W   4-3       71-43  1st  2.0 up
113 Wed, Aug 11  @TEX  W   7-6       70-43  1st  1.5 up
112 Tue, Aug 10  @TEX  L   3-4 (10)  69-43  1st  0.5 up
111 Mon, Aug  9   BOS  L   1-2       69-42  1st  1.5 up
110 Sun, Aug  8   BOS  W   7-2       69-41  1st  2.5 up
109 Sat, Aug  7   BOS  W   5-2       68-41  1st  1.5 up
108 Fri, Aug  6   BOS  L   3-6       67-41  1st  0.5 up
107 Wed, Aug  4   TOR  W   5-1       67-40  1st    Tied
106 Tue, Aug  3   TOR  L   2-8       66-40  2nd  1.0 gb
105 Mon, Aug  2   TOR  L   6-8       66-39  1st    Tied
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:18-12
Royals, 47-68, 47-68 5th, 18 GB, 22½ GB in WC

SP: Kyle Davies (26, RHP, 5-7, 5.21)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. NYY Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (5-7) 124.1 133 76 72 59 82 16 5.21
2009 (8-9) 123.0 122 76 72 66 86 18 5.27
2008 (9-7) 113.0 121 57 51 43 71 10 4.06
Last 7 GS 1-1 42.2 44 19 17 21 30 7 3.59 50
2010-08-08 @SEA L 6.0 5 2 2 2 5 0 110 57
2010-08-03 @OAK ND 5.0 5 2 1 5 6 0 95 52
2010-07-29 BAL ND 5.2 6 4 3 4 3 1 96 42
2010-07-24 @NYY W 5.1 7 4 4 3 3 3 84 38
2010-07-19 TOR ND 7.0 10 3 3 0 5 1 93 50
2010-07-07 @SEA ND 6.0 4 3 3 4 5 2 111 53
2010-07-02 @LAA ND 7.2 7 1 1 3 3 0 115 61
Last 5 v.NYY 2-0 15.0 20 10 10 7 8 4 6.00 41
2010-07-24 @NYY W 5.1 7 4 4 3 3 3 84 38
2008-06-06 @NYY W 6.2 7 1 1 1 3 0 104 58
2007-08-04 @NYY ND 3.0 6 5 5 3 2 1 80 26
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   23-30   Road:   24-38   ExtrInn: 7-4 
 vsRHP:  38-49   vsLHP:   9-19   1-Run:  18-23
 vsEast: 13-15   vsCntrl:16-22   vsWest: 10-21 IL: 8-10

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
115 Thu, Aug 12   NYY  L   3-4       47-68  5th 18.0 gb
114 Wed, Aug 11  @LAA  L   1-2 (10)  47-67  4th 17.0 gb
113 Tue, Aug 10  @LAA  L   1-3       47-66  4th 17.0 gb
112 Mon, Aug  9  @LAA  L   4-6       47-65  4th 16.0 gb
111 Sun, Aug  8  @SEA  L   2-3       47-64  4th 16.0 gb
110 Sat, Aug  7  @SEA  W   2-1       47-63  4th 16.0 gb
109 Fri, Aug  6  @SEA  L   1-7       46-63  5th 16.0 gb
108 Wed, Aug  4  @OAK  L   3-4       46-62  4th 15.5 gb
107 Tue, Aug  3  @OAK  W   3-2       46-61  4th 14.5 gb
106 Mon, Aug  2  @OAK  L   0-6       45-61  4th 15.0 gb
 Last 10: 2-8    Last 20: 6-14   Last 30: 8-22
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Thu, Aug 12, 2010 NYY  4 @KCR  3        W:CC Sabathia (15-5), L: Bruce Chen (7-6), S: David Robertson (1)
Sun, Jul 25, 2010 NYY 12  KCR  6        W:Phil Hughes (12-3), L: Sean O'Sullivan (1-1), S: none
Sat, Jul 24, 2010 KCR  7 @NYY  4        W:Kyle Davies (5-6), L: Sergio Mitre (0-2), S: Joakim Soria (27)
Fri, Jul 23, 2010 NYY  7  KCR  1        W:A.J. Burnett (8-8), L: Brian Bannister (7-9), S: none
Thu, Jul 22, 2010 NYY 10  KCR  4        W:CC Sabathia (13-3), L: Bruce Chen (5-4), S: none

Wed, Sep 30, 2009 KCR  4 @NYY  3        W:Jamey Wright (3-5), L: Damaso Marte (1-3), S: Joakim Soria (30)
Tue, Sep 29, 2009 NYY  4  KCR  3        W:Brian Bruney (5-0), L: Kyle Farnsworth (1-5), S: none
Mon, Sep 28, 2009 NYY  8  KCR  2        W:Chad Gaudin (6-10), L: Luke Hochevar (7-12), S: none
Sun, Apr 12, 2009 KCR  6  NYY  4        W:Juan Cruz (1-0), L: Phil Coke (0-1), S: Joakim Soria (3)
Sat, Apr 11, 2009 NYY  6 @KCR  1        W:CC Sabathia (1-1), L: Horacio Ramirez (0-1), S: none
Season Series: 2010 - NYY over 4-1; 2009 - NYY won 4-2; 2008 - Tied 5-5; All-Time - NYY leads 260-175

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  5.32

FLA  4.52

SEA  3.22

RA/G

SDP  3.43

FLA  4.38

ARI  5.49

BA

J. Jay  .372

B. Boesch  .283

B. Wood  .167

OBP

J. Morneau  .437

M. Prado  .357

B. Wood  .184

SLG

M. Cabrera  .629

C. Santana  .467

B. Wood  .224

OPS

M. Cabrera  1.057

T. Snider  .819

B. Wood  .408

ERA

J. Johnson  1.97

C. Richard  3.83

B. Bannister  5.95

K/9IP

B. Morrow  10.68

T. Lilly  6.92

M. Buehrle  3.73

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

Yankees Batters (5.32 RS/G) vs. Royals Pitchers (5.23 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 34.Davies
G/S/vB
41.Bullington
G/S/vB
57.Chavez
G/S/vB
52.Chen*
G/S/vB
40.Farnsworth
G/S/vB
56.Holland
G/S/vB
31.Hughes*
G/S/vB
59.Humber
G/S/vB
47.Marte
G/S/vB
37.O'Sullivan
G/S/vB
48.Soria
G/S/vB
53.Texeira
G/S/vB
38.Wood
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
17.Berkman# G/S/vP 2/1.500 ··· 7/.286 20/.757 14/1.393 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/2.000 1/.000 1/.000 396/317 .238/.361/.419/.780 .564/.836 .675 86/.639 3/2 13/1
24.Cano* G/S/vP 8/1.250 ··· ··· 18/.567 3/.000 ··· 2/1.000 ··· 2/1.500 4/.250 7/.000 2/.500 1/.000 487/322 .327/.388/.558/.946 .917/.962 .966 105/.940 2/2 21/2
29.Cervelli G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 1/2.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/no AB ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 ··· 250/164 .250/.321/.310/.631 .737/.576 .586 43/.443 1/0 0/7
27.Curtis* G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 47/40 .256/.319/.395/.714 .714/.714 .539 20/.900 0/0 1/0
11.Gardner* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 3/.000 1/.000 ··· 4/1.750 ··· 1/2.000 4/.250 ··· ··· 1/.000 402/275 .282/.376/.378/.754 .717/.770 .699 78/.525 32/6 5/1
14.Granderson* G/S/vP 26/1.371 ··· ··· 9/1.000 5/.000 1/no AB 5/.000 ··· 2/1.000 4/2.500 12/.523 1/.000 1/no AB 340/228 .243/.312/.421/.733 .555/.823 .738 86/.788 10/0 10/1
2.Jeter G/S/vP 8/.750 ··· ··· 37/1.146 4/.833 1/2.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 6/.833 2/2.500 3/.666 2/.500 525/361 .281/.344/.394/.738 .901/.662 .626 116/.791 12/4 9/4
26.Kearns G/S/vP 9/.222 1/.000 ··· 3/2.334 7/.143 1/.000 2/.000 2/.500 ··· ··· 2/.500 1/.000 ··· 364/237 .275/.357/.425/.782 .788/.779 .852 52/.851 4/1 9/4
53.Miranda* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 67/60 .230/.299/.443/.741 .619/.755 .284 13/.968 0/0 3/0
19.Pena# G/S/vP 2/1.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 2/1.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 107/84 .204/.240/.214/.455 .243/.509 .405 16/.500 4/0 0/4
20.Posada# G/S/vP 5/1.400 ··· ··· 28/.917 2/.000 ··· 2/1.000 ··· 2/.500 4/.000 2/2.500 1/.000 ··· 309/199 .255/.359/.452/.812 .883/.771 .665 72/.681 1/0 12/7
13.Rodriguez G/S/vP 8/1.768 ··· ··· 29/.527 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 6/1.000 4/1.000 3/.666 2/3.000 467/323 .260/.332/.467/.799 .664/.857 .723 104/.720 3/3 18/6
26.Russo G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 53/26 .188/.250/.229/.479 .500/.451 .596 / 1/0 0/1
33.Swisher# G/S/vP 11/.573 ··· ··· 12/.833 6/2.333 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 6/.834 3/.666 2/1.000 2/2.500 473/307 .297/.367/.530/.897 .831/.931 .935 108/.839 1/2 22/3
25.Teixeira# G/S/vP 5/3.467 ··· ··· 18/2.369 6/1.166 ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB 6/.533 3/.000 3/.667 2/2.000 509/354 .256/.363/.497/.860 .930/.830 .753 105/1.001 0/1 26/2
38.Thames G/S/vP 7/.453 ··· ··· 18/.866 4/.500 ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· 5/.200 1/.000 ··· 137/57 .319/.401/.466/.867 .855/.886 .842 34/.928 0/0 4/3
IP 124.1 13.0 42.0 86.0 47.1 2.0 39.2 2.0 27.2 35.2 47.0 52.1 35.2 TOTAL .269/.349/.437/.786 .786/.786 .734 .779 68/20 135/57
ERA-K/9 5.21/5.9 4.85/5.5 5.57/7.1 4.50/6.7 3.23/7.2 4.50/4.5 4.99/5.2 0.00/4.5 9.76/6.2 5.05/4.8 2.11/9.8 3.96/5.0 5.30/3.8 4.99/6.4

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Cervelli (39-8-2)
 Posada (49-10-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 548/.275 61/.280 184/.279 377/.267 200/.249 11/.375 183/.290 8/.286 137/.319 149/.248 198/.233 231/.290 156/.303 .277  Gardner
 Swisher
 Granderson
 Thames
 Kearns
 Curtis
 Russo
 Pena
82/37/0/8
0/1/100/7
0/88/0/3
20/0/7/1
76/5/16/1
7/0/9/0
11/0/0/0
0/0/2/0
OPS .788 .803 .819 .762 .657 .920 .794 .804 1.001 .697 .634 .725 .817 .784
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 281/.843 34/.932 70/.873 111/.812 98/.689 6/1.500 81/.668 5/.200 57/.945 88/.737 108/.653 107/.798 78/.998 .792
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 267/.732 27/.644 114/.785 266/.741 102/.626 5/.400 102/.888 3/1.667 80/1.039 61/.641 90/.609 124/.664 78/.641 .778
Home 211/.758 21/1.086 76/.859 200/.802 108/.652 5/.650 89/.779 / 60/1.179 39/.499 109/.572 107/.692 85/.708
Last 28d days 127/.834 38/.604 43/1.022 157/.865 44/.761 11/.920 51/.883 8/.804 38/1.559 122/.744 47/.584 69/.730 54/.926
HR/SB/CS 16/12/2 1/1/2 8/0/0 10/5/6 2/4/5 0/0/0 3/1/1 0/0/0 8/1/0 4/6/1 4/0/0 1/3/3 3/8/3 128/96/40
Usage ····X··· ··X····· ·o·oX··· X····X·· ···Xo··· X······· ······X· ··X····· ········ ···X···· o····o·· X··oo··· ·X···o··
Royals Batters (4.12 RS/G) vs. Yankees Pitchers (4.10 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 40.Moseley
G/S/vB
63.Albaladejo
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
39.Wood
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
24.Ankiel* G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· 2/3.500 1/.000 2/.000 2/1.500 3/.666 ··· ··· 2/1.000 143/95 .227/.301/.391/.691 .436/.820 .794 74/.688 1/1 4/3
30.Aviles G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.000 4/.500 ··· ··· 2/.500 4/.000 2/.000 2/2.000 294/204 .297/.327/.369/.696 .636/.721 .674 70/.667 4/4 2/12
3.Betancourt G/S/vP 9/.111 ··· 4/.000 5/1.150 1/.000 3/.000 6/.400 3/.666 ··· 3/1.667 404/306 .260/.283/.406/.689 .788/.658 .653 83/.752 0/1 10/14
46.Betemit# G/S/vP 3/.333 1/.000 3/.000 1/.000 2/.500 8/.536 9/.873 2/.500 1/2.000 3/.000 141/93 .336/.411/.520/.931 1.038/.880 1.059 82/.756 0/0 4/3
7.Blanco* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· 2/2.000 ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 96/74 .271/.354/.306/.660 .568/.688 .847 30/.452 3/2 0/1
8.Bloomquist G/S/vP 4/.500 ··· ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· 1/2.000 2/.000 2/1.500 4/.250 143/72 .248/.284/.353/.637 .801/.483 .765 49/.660 6/4 2/2
16.Butler G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· 5/1.350 2/2.500 ··· 3/.666 ··· 2/1.000 1/.000 5/.600 486/380 .307/.377/.454/.831 .732/.857 .817 107/.698 0/0 10/4
13.Callaspo# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/no AB 6/.333 443/344 .275/.307/.393/.700 .631/.724 .707 91/.587 3/1 8/9
9.DeJesus* G/S/vP 2/2.000 ··· 3/2.334 8/.875 6/.200 4/1.500 3/1.334 5/1.000 1/.000 8/1.625 394/287 .318/.384/.443/.827 .725/.864 .857 20/.500 3/3 5/0
17.Getz* G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· 3/.666 ··· ··· 4/.500 1/no AB 1/.000 1/.000 2/1.000 187/145 .225/.292/.266/.558 .742/.506 .746 63/.537 11/2 0/4
4.Gordon* G/S/vP 4/.000 1/.000 6/.666 10/.000 1/.000 5/1.350 1/.000 6/.000 1/.000 ··· 110/83 .227/.309/.423/.732 .758/.722 .818 72/.761 1/1 5/5
6.Guillen G/S/vP 5/.000 1/.000 7/.453 4/.250 ··· 5/1.733 21/.596 11/1.164 1/.000 18/.461 438/341 .255/.314/.429/.743 .621/.775 .713 77/.466 1/0 16/1
25.Ka'aihue* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 34/22 .125/.176/.125/.301 .432/.232 .833 30/.274 0/0 0/0
18.Kendall G/S/vP 5/.400 ··· 3/.000 ··· 3/1.334 12/1.283 39/.916 4/.750 1/.000 45/.402 438/341 .262/.326/.306/.632 .774/.590 .710 94/.557 9/7 0/11
12.Maier* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 6/.167 296/231 .261/.336/.375/.711 .661/.724 .707 62/.774 0/2 4/3
27.Pena# G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 1/.000 1/.000 2/.500 59/37 .173/.254/.212/.466 .427/.489 .553 24/.426 2/0 0/1
22.Podsednik* G/S/vP 2/1.000 ··· 4/1.750 ··· 1/2.000 11/.989 15/.421 5/.000 1/.000 21/.929 500/370 .305/.351/.390/.741 .646/.776 .683 117/.817 34/12 5/5
IP 30.1 2.2 128.2 27.1 17.2 35.1 38.1 42.1 41.1 26.1 TOTAL .275/.329/.393/.722 .704/.728 .747 .662 73/37 75/93
ERA-K/9 3.86/4.8 3.38/10.0 3.92/7.7 2.96/7.3 4.08/6.1 3.82/5.1 6.10/7.3 1.06/7.7 3.92/10.7 5.13/9.2 3.87/7.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Kendall (88-36-4)
 Pena (8-4-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 122/.239 10/.222 526/.245 114/.230 76/.161 141/.222 173/.297 157/.156 186/.261 122/.260 .247  DeJesus
 Maier
 Bloomquist
 Gordon
 Blanco
 Ankiel
 Guillen
 Betemit
 Callaspo
 Podsednik
2/19/70/5
7/64/13/3
5/8/19/2
14/0/3/1
7/34/0/1
0/36/0/1
0/0/22/1
1/0/0/0
1/0/0/0
105/4/0/0
OPS .716 .522 .687 .665 .580 .682 .864 .435 .723 .802 .713
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 64/.744 5/.400 273/.773 48/.485 45/.468 70/.650 80/.954 72/.519 75/.885 63/.697 .745
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 58/.685 5/.650 253/.598 66/.795 31/.753 71/.714 93/.783 85/.364 111/.622 59/.895 .688
Road 26/.717 / 205/.546 41/.656 36/.456 66/.520 83/.922 84/.495 92/.717 56/.598
Last 28d days 112/.736 10/.522 116/.754 32/.356 / 44/.891 50/.845 29/.572 44/.446 29/.754
HR/SB/CS 5/1/0 0/1/1 16/10/4 2/2/0 2/3/0 5/7/0 8/1/0 1/0/0 3/4/1 4/6/0 116/91/19
Usage ····X··· ········ ···X···· ··ooX·o· ········ ·o······ ·X··o·X· ·oX·oo·· o·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.