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Game Preview: BOS @ NYY, 7:05pm, Monday, May 17, 2010 @Yankee Stadium III

RedSox, 19-19, 19-194th, 7½ GB, 5½ GB in WC

SP: Daisuke Matsuzaka (29, RHP, 2-1, 6.35)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. NYY Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (2-1) 17.0 15 13 12 6 16 2 6.35
2009 (4-6) 59.1 81 38 38 30 54 10 5.76
2008 (18-3) 167.2 128 58 54 94 154 12 2.90
Last 7 GS 5-2 41.1 37 19 18 18 36 4 3.92 53
2010-05-11 TOR W 7.0 3 1 1 0 9 0 106 76
2010-05-06 LAA W 5.1 5 5 5 3 3 0 92 38
2010-05-01 @BAL L 4.2 7 7 6 3 4 2 95 25
2009-10-02 CLE W 6.0 5 2 2 3 7 0 104 58
2009-09-26 @NYY L 7.0 6 1 1 5 3 1 115 59
2009-09-20 @BAL W 5.1 8 3 3 1 5 1 110 44
2009-09-15 LAA W 6.0 3 0 0 3 5 0 93 68
Last 5 v.NYY 1-3 28.0 25 15 15 21 19 4 4.82 47
2009-09-26 @NYY L 7.0 6 1 1 5 3 1 115 59
2008-09-28 NYY L 4.0 4 3 3 2 5 1 73 45
2008-04-13 NYY W 5.0 5 4 4 6 2 0 116 37
2007-09-14 NYY ND 5.2 4 2 2 5 7 0 120 55
2007-08-28 @NYY L 6.1 6 5 5 3 2 2 110 40
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   12-11   Road:    7-8    ExtrInn: 1-6 
 vsRHP:  11-14   vsLHP:   8-5    1-Run:   7-7 
 vsEast:  9-13   vsCntrl: 4-5    vsWest:  6-1  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 38 Sun, May 16  @DET  L   1-5       19-19  4th  7.5 gb
 37 Sat, May 15  @DET  L   6-7 (12)  19-18  4th  6.5 gb
 36 Fri, May 14  @DET  W   7-2       19-17  4th  5.5 gb
 35 Wed, May 12   TOR  L   2-3       18-17  4th  6.5 gb
 34 Tue, May 11   TOR  W   6-1       18-16  4th  5.5 gb
 33 Mon, May 10   TOR  W   7-6       17-16  4th  5.5 gb
 32 Sun, May  9   NYY  W   9-3       16-16  4th  6.5 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
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:15-15
Yankees, 24-13, 24-132nd, 2 GB, 2½ up in WC

SP: Phil Hughes (24, RHP, 5-0, 1.38)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (5-0) 39.0 22 6 6 14 39 1 1.38
2009 (8-3) 86.0 68 31 29 28 96 8 3.03
2008 (0-4) 34.0 43 26 25 15 23 3 6.62
Last 7 GS 5-0 44.0 27 10 10 15 45 1 2.05 64
2010-05-12 @DET W 7.0 5 0 0 1 8 0 101 74
2010-05-07 @BOS W 7.0 7 2 2 1 7 0 101 61
2010-05-02 CHW W 7.0 4 0 0 1 6 0 99 74
2010-04-27 @BAL ND 5.2 2 1 1 4 2 0 109 59
2010-04-21 @OAK W 7.1 1 1 1 2 10 0 101 80
2010-04-15 LAA W 5.0 3 2 2 5 6 1 108 54
2009-05-31 @CLE ND 5.0 5 4 4 1 6 0 95 46
Last 5 v.BOS 1-2 13.0 20 13 11 8 12 1 7.62 37
2010-05-07 @BOS W 7.0 7 2 2 1 7 0 101 61
2009-05-04 BOS L 4.0 7 4 3 4 2 1 94 32
2008-04-13 @BOS L 2.0 6 7 6 3 3 0 65 18
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   12-3    Road:   12-10   ExtrInn: 1-0 
 vsRHP:  16-7    vsLHP:   8-6    1-Run:   0-3 
 vsEast: 11-4    vsCntrl: 5-5    vsWest:  8-4  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 37 Sun, May 16   MIN  L   3-6       24-13  2nd  2.0 gb
 36 Sat, May 15   MIN  W   7-1       24-12  2nd  1.0 gb
 35 Fri, May 14   MIN  W   8-4       23-12  2nd  1.0 gb
 34 Thu, May 13  @DET  L   0-6       22-12  2nd  2.0 gb
 33 Wed, May 12  @DET  W   8-0       22-11  2nd  1.5 gb
 32 Wed, May 12  @DET  L   0-2       21-11  2nd  1.5 gb
 31 Mon, May 10  @DET  L   4-5       21-10  2nd  0.5 gb
 30 Sun, May  9  @BOS  L   3-9       21-9   2nd  0.5 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
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:19-11
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sun, May 09, 2010 BOS  9  NYY  3        W:Jon Lester (3-2), L: A.J. Burnett (4-1), S: none
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
Season Series: 2010 - NYY leads 4-2; 2009 - Tied 9-9; 2008 - Tied 9-9; All-Time - NYY leads 1121-935

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  5.69

WSN  4.41

HOU  2.97

RA/G

SDP  3.03

HOU  4.61

PIT  6.11

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OBP

  

  

  

SLG

  

  

  

OPS

  

  

  

ERA

U. Jimenez  1.12

F. Hernandez  3.88

J. Beckett  7.46

K/9IP

T. Lincecum  11.03

M. Cain  6.56

N. Blackburn  2.04

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

RedSox Batters (5.11 RS/G) vs. Yankees Pitchers (3.65 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 65.Hughes
G/S/vB
48.Logan*
G/S/vB
43.Marte*
G/S/vB
45.Mitre
G/S/vB
41.Nova
G/S/vB
42.Rivera
G/S/vB
30.Robertson
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
29.Beltre G/S/vP 7/.000 2/.500 1/2.000 2/.000 ··· 4/1.250 2/2.000 146/106 .314/.349/.431/.780 .643/.832 .844 104/.819 1/1 2/7
7.Drew* G/S/vP 10/1.967 2/no AB 9/.888 3/.000 ··· 10/.944 4/.000 146/96 .282/.370/.476/.846 .591/.986 .910 103/1.020 1/1 5/0
22.Hall G/S/vP 1/.000 1/.000 3/1.167 4/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 61/29 .235/.350/.431/.781 .825/.732 1.116 50/.879 1/0 3/2
32.Hermida* G/S/vP 3/.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 87/75 .228/.299/.430/.729 .523/.763 .652 57/.773 1/0 4/2
25.Lowell G/S/vP 5/1.400 ··· 1/.000 2/2.500 ··· 14/.665 3/1.000 61/31 .283/.377/.434/.811 .670/.952 .438 49/.851 0/0 1/0
41.Martinez# G/S/vP 5/1.400 10/.775 18/1.567 ··· ··· 14/.428 3/.666 144/105 .226/.285/.338/.623 1.103/.445 .370 93/.623 0/0 3/1
54.McDonald G/S/vP 3/.666 1/.000 2/1.500 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 84/54 .240/.305/.413/.718 1.192/.454 .557 84/.718 1/0 3/1
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 7/1.964 2/1.500 19/.596 1/3.000 ··· 26/.885 3/.666 105/81 .232/.295/.484/.779 .568/.843 1.007 67/.912 0/1 6/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 12/.083 2/1.000 3/.333 1/.000 ··· 11/.182 9/1.319 176/128 .289/.360/.533/.893 .662/.973 1.049 119/.766 2/1 8/0
16.Scutaro G/S/vP 13/.558 ··· 3/.000 13/.308 ··· 14/.940 7/1.314 172/124 .265/.361/.347/.708 .675/.720 .733 123/.689 1/2 2/4
44.Van Every* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 3/.667 19/15 .176/.263/.353/.616 .000/.795 1.167 19/.616 0/0 1/0
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 5/.200 2/2.000 7/1.429 1/5.000 ··· 38/.742 2/.000 43/30 .342/.419/.868/1.287 1.462/1.208 1.471 31/1.112 0/0 6/0
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 11/.873 ··· 2/5.000 ··· ··· 13/.762 8/.804 163/121 .302/.448/.532/.980 1.524/.815 .873 111/1.034 1/0 5/0
IP 39.0 8.1 7.2 19.0 3.0 11.1 11.2 TOTAL .269/.351/.451/.801 .830/.790 .815 .824 11/6 49/28
ERA-K/9 1.38/9.0 3.24/6.5 4.70/8.2 3.32/4.7 0.00/3.0 1.59/8.8 8.49/11.5 3.46/7.0

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

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 148/.165 39/.273 36/.233 56/.204 8/.250 37/.088 54/.404 .237  McDonald
 Hall
 Hermida
 Van Every
 Drew
2/23/0/3
18/4/2/1
26/0/1/1
3/8/5/0
0/0/35/0
OPS .446 .718 .761 .638 .500 .280 1.141 .677
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 80/.594 16/1.000 20/.739 21/.707 2/1.000 21/.145 17/1.328 .727
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 68/.283 23/.542 16/.792 35/.594 6/.333 16/.464 37/1.062 .643
Home 47/.520 14/.762 19/.705 19/.616 / 12/.000 22/1.447
Last 28d days 126/.403 39/.718 25/.900 47/.654 8/.500 20/.206 34/1.244
HR/SB/CS 1/2/1 0/0/0 1/1/0 2/4/0 0/0/0 0/0/0 3/1/1 31/22/5
Usage ····X··· ·X··o·X· ·oX····· ······X· ···X···· ··o·o··· ·o····X·
Yankees Batters (5.62 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (5.29 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 18.Matsuzaka
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
60.Schoeneweis*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
24.Cano* G/S/vP 20/.671 2/.000 14/.703 14/1.286 14/.517 8/.661 14/.808 154/97 .336/.396/.606/1.002 1.171/.910 .847 103/.984 2/2 9/1
29.Cervelli G/S/vP ··· 1/2.000 1/3.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB 66/38 .393/.460/.500/.960 1.245/.755 .897 58/.926 0/0 0/0
11.Gardner* G/S/vP 2/.000 2/.000 6/.666 2/1.000 5/2.000 3/.000 2/1.000 135/94 .322/.398/.407/.805 .717/.845 1.026 99/.813 17/1 2/1
26.Golson G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 5/3 .400/.400/.400/.800 2.000/.000 2.000 5/.800 0/1 0/0
2.Jeter G/S/vP 18/1.413 3/.000 10/.522 9/.944 18/.675 4/1.417 24/.553 166/110 .271/.313/.406/.720 .784/.685 1.072 114/.586 4/1 4/2
53.Miranda* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 8/7 .143/.250/.286/.536 3.000/.143 .750 8/.536 0/0 0/0
19.Pena# G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 2/2.000 1/.000 1/no AB ··· 1/.000 33/24 .138/.188/.172/.360 .125/.436 .160 28/.352 0/0 0/1
20.Posada# G/S/vP 12/1.250 1/.000 10/.900 12/.962 10/.500 7/1.214 29/1.329 97/63 .314/.392/.616/1.008 1.154/.926 1.017 54/.864 0/0 6/2
13.Rodriguez G/S/vP 22/.381 5/.650 10/1.067 7/.679 13/.930 5/1.267 42/.983 155/108 .288/.374/.477/.851 .972/.803 1.040 102/.807 2/2 4/3
33.Swisher# G/S/vP 12/.817 4/2.250 10/.800 8/.393 4/.250 4/2.000 3/.666 141/86 .293/.379/.537/.915 .813/.988 .835 92/1.010 0/0 7/0
25.Teixeira# G/S/vP 7/1.371 9/1.333 6/.533 5/1.100 8/.125 7/3.114 21/.714 164/111 .217/.341/.420/.762 .974/.659 .859 109/.888 0/0 7/0
38.Thames G/S/vP 3/1.666 ··· 5/1.000 2/2.000 2/.000 2/.000 8/1.500 55/20 .348/.436/.478/.915 1.135/.535 .849 44/.854 0/0 1/1
22.Winn# G/S/vP 3/.333 1/no AB 1/no AB 3/.333 ··· 5/.400 15/.933 46/36 .179/.289/.256/.545 .000/.716 .500 40/.636 1/0 1/0
IP 17.0 19.2 18.2 13.0 18.1 15.0 13.2 TOTAL .277/.365/.453/.818 .889/.780 .906 .793 30/8 45/15
ERA-K/9 6.35/8.5 2.75/11.0 2.41/5.3 5.54/6.2 1.47/6.9 5.40/6.0 7.90/8.5 4.81/7.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Cervelli (6-1-0)
 Posada (16-4-3)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 70/.234 80/.188 73/.159 61/.315 72/.159 68/.279 65/.352 .257  Gardner
 Thames
 Golson
 Winn
 Swisher
24/15/0/1
13/0/0/0
0/4/2/0
11/0/11/0
0/0/33/0
OPS .722 .614 .534 .885 .518 .894 .983 .756
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 35/.661 40/.339 33/.517 26/.781 38/.736 30/.993 27/.986 .770
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 35/.783 40/.896 40/.545 35/.949 34/.276 38/.817 38/.981 .745
Road 22/1.191 37/.867 22/.296 21/1.222 28/.454 26/.885 14/1.500
Last 28d days 70/.722 49/.682 54/.498 41/.945 49/.489 44/.879 43/1.070
HR/SB/CS 2/3/1 3/2/0 2/0/0 2/0/0 1/2/0 3/0/0 2/3/0 40/44/9
Usage ·····X·· ··X···o· ·X··X··X ·Xo··oo· ·X····o· ·o···X·· ·o··o···

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.