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Game Preview: CLE @ NYY, 1:05pm, Saturday, May 29, 2010 @Yankee Stadium III

Indians, 17-29, 17-295th, 10 GB, 11 GB in WC

SP: David Huff (25, LHP, 2-6, 5.25)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. NYY Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (2-6) 48.0 57 31 28 17 20 10 5.25
2009 (11-8) 128.1 159 82 80 41 65 16 5.61
Last 7 GS 2-5 42.0 51 27 27 15 18 10 5.79 42
2010-05-23 CIN W 6.0 6 3 3 1 4 2 97 51
2010-05-18 @TBR L 5.0 7 3 3 3 2 0 103 40
2010-05-13 @KCR L 5.2 9 6 6 1 1 1 87 27
2010-05-02 MIN L 5.0 10 4 4 2 2 3 88 31
2010-04-26 @LAA L 5.1 12 5 5 1 4 2 104 27
2010-04-21 @MIN L 6.0 3 4 4 6 1 1 102 45
2010-04-15 TEX W 9.0 4 2 2 1 4 1 104 74
Has never faced NYY as starter.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    8-14   Road:    9-15   ExtrInn: 2-2 
 vsRHP:  11-20   vsLHP:   6-9    1-Run:   4-5 
 vsEast:  2-7    vsCntrl:11-14   vsWest:  3-6  IL: 1-2 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 46 Fri, May 28  @NYY  L   2-8       17-29  5th 10.0 gb
 45 Wed, May 26   CHW  L   4-5       17-28  5th  8.5 gb
 44 Tue, May 25   CHW  W   7-3       17-27  4th  8.5 gb
 43 Mon, May 24   CHW  L   2-7       16-27  5th  9.5 gb
 42 Sun, May 23   CIN  W   4-3       16-26  5th  9.0 gb
 41 Sat, May 22   CIN  L   4-6       15-26  5th 10.0 gb
 40 Fri, May 21   CIN  L   4-7       15-25  5th  9.0 gb
 39 Thu, May 20   KCR  L   3-9       15-24  5th  8.0 gb
 38 Wed, May 19   KCR  L   4-8       15-23  4th  8.0 gb
 37 Tue, May 18  @TBR  L   2-6       15-22  4th  8.0 gb
 Last 10: 2-8    Last 20: 7-13   Last 30:10-20
Yankees, 29-19, 29-192nd, 3½ GB, 3½ up in WC

SP: CC Sabathia (29, LHP, 4-3, 3.86)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. CLE Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (4-3) 65.1 58 30 28 21 49 10 3.86
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 2-3 46.1 48 24 22 17 31 10 4.27 50
2010-05-23 @NYM L 5.0 10 6 5 2 6 2 93 29
2010-05-18 BOS ND 7.0 4 1 1 3 5 1 112 67
2010-05-13 @DET L 6.0 9 6 6 0 4 2 79 34
2010-05-08 @BOS ND 4.2 4 3 3 2 4 2 85 46
2010-05-03 BAL W 8.0 6 1 1 2 2 1 106 66
2010-04-28 @BAL W 7.2 11 3 3 2 5 1 111 48
2010-04-22 @OAK L 8.0 4 4 3 6 5 1 97 59
Last 5 v.CLE 1-0 12.2 10 4 4 8 12 1 2.84 57
2009-05-30 @CLE W 7.0 5 3 3 3 8 1 113 60
2009-04-16 CLE ND 5.2 5 1 1 5 4 0 122 54
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   14-6    Road:   15-13   ExtrInn: 1-0 
 vsRHP:  19-12   vsLHP:  10-7    1-Run:   3-4 
 vsEast: 12-7    vsCntrl: 8-6    vsWest:  8-4  IL: 1-2 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 48 Fri, May 28   CLE  W   8-2       29-19  2nd  3.5 gb
 47 Thu, May 27  @MIN  L   2-8       28-19  2nd  4.5 gb
 46 Wed, May 26  @MIN  W   3-2       28-18  2nd  3.5 gb
 45 Tue, May 25  @MIN  W   1-0       27-18  2nd  4.5 gb
 44 Sun, May 23  @NYM  L   4-6       26-18  2nd  6.0 gb
 43 Sat, May 22  @NYM  L   3-5       26-17  2nd  5.0 gb
 42 Fri, May 21  @NYM  W   2-1       26-16  2nd  4.0 gb
 41 Thu, May 20   TBR  L   6-8       25-16  2nd  5.0 gb
 40 Wed, May 19   TBR  L   6-10      25-15  2nd  4.0 gb
 39 Tue, May 18   BOS  L   6-7       25-14  2nd  3.0 gb
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20: 9-11   Last 30:17-13
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Fri, May 28, 2010 NYY  8  CLE  2        W:Phil Hughes (6-1), L: Fausto Carmona (4-3), S: none

Mon, Jun 01, 2009 NYY  5 @CLE  2        W:Joba Chamberlain (3-1), L: Greg Aquino (1-1), S: Mariano Rivera (11)
Sun, May 31, 2009 CLE  5  NYY  4        W:Kerry Wood (2-2), L: Phil Coke (1-3), S: none
Sat, May 30, 2009 NYY 10 @CLE  5        W:CC Sabathia (5-3), L: Fausto Carmona (2-5), S: none
Fri, May 29, 2009 NYY  3 @CLE  1        W:Andy Pettitte (5-1), L: Cliff Lee (2-6), S: Mariano Rivera (10)
Sun, Apr 19, 2009 NYY  7  CLE  3        W:Jonathan Albaladejo (1-0), L: Jensen Lewis (1-2), S: none
Sat, Apr 18, 2009 CLE 22 @NYY  4        W:Fausto Carmona (1-2), L: Chien-Ming Wang (0-3), S: none
Fri, Apr 17, 2009 NYY  6  CLE  5        W:Brian Bruney (2-0), L: Jensen Lewis (1-1), S: Mariano Rivera (3)
Thu, Apr 16, 2009 CLE 10 @NYY  2        W:Cliff Lee (1-2), L: Jose Veras (0-1), S: none
Thu, May 08, 2008 NYY  6  CLE  3        W:Mike Mussina (5-3), L: Paul Byrd (1-3), S: Mariano Rivera (9)
Season Series: 2010 - NYY leads 1-0; 2009 - NYY won 5-3; 2008 - CLE won 4-3; All-Time - NYY leads 1086-864

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  5.42

DET  4.47

HOU  3.06

RA/G

SDP  3.29

TEX  4.50

ARI  6.08

BA

J. Morneau  .372

B. Phillips  .264

A. Ramirez  .164

OBP

J. Morneau  .493

C. Gonzalez  .337

A. Ramirez  .232

SLG

J. Morneau  .677

O. Hudson  .404

G. Beckham  .245

OPS

J. Morneau  1.170

T. Glaus  .748

A. Ramirez  .508

ERA

U. Jimenez  .88

M. Talbot  3.73

G. Meche  6.66

K/9IP

B. Morrow  11.70

C. Sabathia  6.75

N. Blackburn  2.51

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Indians Batters (3.80 RS/G) vs. Yankees Pitchers (4.02 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 52.Sabathia*
G/S/vB
65.Hughes
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/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
33.Branyan* G/S/vP 7/.143 4/1.833 1/.000 5/.800 4/.833 3/.000 ··· 101/73 .247/.320/.472/.792 .585/.877 .960 74/.823 0/0 5/2
17.Choo* G/S/vP 6/.533 6/.167 1/no AB 1/.000 ··· 2/1.000 1/.000 208/126 .295/.404/.472/.875 .685/1.012 .592 105/.822 9/2 7/2
4.Crowe# G/S/vP 2/.000 5/.600 2/2.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 59/45 .241/.293/.315/.608 .516/.637 .754 59/.608 3/1 1/1
16.Donald G/S/vP ··· 3/1.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 36/31 .273/.333/.455/.788 2.250/.571 1.238 36/.788 0/0 1/1
47.Duncan G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 7/7 .600/.714/.600/1.314 /1.314 7/1.314 0/0 0/0
12.Grudzielanek G/S/vP 34/.664 6/.533 3/.666 1/2.000 9/.958 6/1.167 ··· 99/64 .264/.323/.264/.587 .550/.607 .620 64/.661 2/0 0/1
48.Hafner* G/S/vP ··· 3/.333 24/1.108 1/.000 ··· 4/.000 ··· 169/110 .275/.396/.420/.817 .521/.986 .694 83/1.004 0/1 4/0
26.Kearns G/S/vP 15/.333 3/.666 3/.000 5/.900 4/.500 1/.000 ··· 148/93 .298/.372/.458/.830 .754/.875 .960 87/.705 2/0 3/2
7.LaPorta G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 114/74 .210/.272/.267/.539 .532/.542 .704 48/.539 0/0 1/0
30.Marson G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 117/81 .200/.261/.238/.499 .765/.379 .526 65/.479 3/0 0/1
2.Peralta G/S/vP 6/.733 9/1.069 5/.800 ··· 3/1.000 7/.286 2/1.000 183/126 .245/.328/.415/.743 .548/.828 .818 95/.719 1/0 3/4
52.Redmond G/S/vP 32/1.140 3/.666 3/1.000 ··· 2/.000 3/.000 ··· 52/44 .234/.280/.319/.599 .625/.593 .681 19/.572 0/0 0/1
1.Valbuena* G/S/vP ··· 5/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 114/95 .138/.274/.234/.508 .835/.445 .584 49/.332 0/2 2/5
IP 65.1 56.2 9.2 23.0 11.1 15.1 15.2 TOTAL .247/.328/.363/.691 .606/.732 .696 .690 25/11 29/38
ERA-K/9 3.86/6.8 2.70/9.0 3.72/6.5 2.74/5.1 7.94/4.8 1.76/6.5 6.32/10.9 3.86/7.0

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Marson (21-11-2)
 Redmond (20-2-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 265/.244 224/.201 45/.211 89/.188 52/.353 57/.154 77/.328 .250  Choo
 Crowe
 LaPorta
 Duncan
 Kearns
0/0/46/6
0/13/0/0
6/0/0/0
1/0/0/0
36/1/0/0
OPS .738 .562 .675 .574 1.052 .517 .938 .718
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 58/.897 117/.648 25/.584 48/.606 27/1.328 30/.567 32/1.053 .778
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 207/.695 107/.474 20/.800 41/.532 25/.760 27/.462 45/.863 .673
Home 79/.546 96/.646 26/.641 42/.571 26/1.154 21/.540 35/.971
Last 28d days 130/.864 155/.627 21/.508 62/.665 29/1.234 26/.728 47/.858
HR/SB/CS 10/4/0 4/2/1 1/1/0 3/4/0 5/1/0 1/0/0 3/1/1 49/34/6
Usage ·····X·· X·····X· ·o·····o o····Xo· Xo····X· ··oo···X ···X···o
Yankees Batters (5.42 RS/G) vs. Indians Pitchers (4.98 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 28.Huff*
G/S/vB
57.Ambriz
G/S/vB
54.Perez
G/S/vB
53.Perez*
G/S/vB
46.Sipp*
G/S/vB
51.Talbot
G/S/vB
37.Westbrook
G/S/vB
34.Wood
G/S/vB
31.Wright
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
24.Cano* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 5/1.350 1/5.000 ··· 8/1.125 ··· 5/1.267 206/132 .351/.398/.596/.994 1.157/.907 .917 107/.849 2/2 10/1
29.Cervelli G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 109/70 .330/.410/.418/.827 1.058/.699 .817 79/.819 0/0 0/2
11.Gardner* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 2/2.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 2/1.000 190/134 .293/.367/.377/.744 .681/.771 .934 112/.710 17/2 2/1
14.Granderson* G/S/vP ··· ··· 4/.000 15/.750 3/1.000 2/5.000 25/.671 1/.000 9/1.069 96/62 .229/.326/.386/.712 .493/.838 .813 5/1.267 4/0 2/0
2.Jeter G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 4/.500 1/2.000 ··· 25/.720 4/.250 8/.929 224/153 .287/.330/.416/.747 .874/.685 .976 120/.642 5/1 5/2
53.Miranda* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 39/34 .206/.308/.471/.778 .900/.761 1.167 39/.778 0/0 2/0
17.Moeller G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/2.000 7/.000 7/1.238 4/4 .250/.250/.500/.750 /.750 .750 4/.750 0/0 0/0
19.Pena# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 46/36 .190/.222/.214/.437 .111/.515 .392 37/.492 1/0 0/1
13.Rodriguez G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· 26/.965 ··· 7/1.000 204/143 .284/.368/.466/.834 .904/.805 1.004 101/.890 2/2 6/5
26.Russo G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 21/10 .250/.286/.350/.636 .636/.633 21/.636 0/0 0/1
33.Swisher# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 3/4.000 1/no AB ··· 23/.304 2/.000 12/.533 175/106 .301/.385/.549/.934 .776/1.037 .887 82/1.066 0/0 9/1
25.Teixeira# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 3/.000 1/no AB ··· 18/.675 1/.000 4/1.000 220/152 .218/.332/.378/.709 .828/.656 .772 115/.814 0/0 7/0
38.Thames G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/no AB 4/.000 ··· 2/.000 14/1.333 2/.000 3/.000 75/36 .339/.453/.508/.962 1.050/.861 1.019 51/.706 0/0 2/2
IP 48.0 13.1 16.1 14.0 19.1 60.1 58.1 6.1 19.2 TOTAL .279/.362/.444/.806 .858/.782 .895 .801 32/9 54/25
ERA-K/9 5.25/3.8 4.05/7.4 2.20/8.3 6.43/5.8 3.26/9.3 3.73/3.6 4.78/5.6 11.37/8.6 4.58/3.2 4.55/5.5

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Cervelli (17-2-1)
 Moeller (0-0-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 215/.295 62/.321 78/.215 69/.397 79/.185 241/.248 256/.279 33/.357 88/.263 .276  Gardner
 Granderson
 Swisher
 Pena
 Thames
 Russo
25/26/0/3
0/24/0/3
0/0/41/1
0/0/2/0
13/0/4/0
6/0/0/0
OPS .870 .913 .663 .960 .652 .741 .790 1.097 .751 .783
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 56/.882 29/.536 26/1.223 30/.967 35/.800 109/.566 107/.720 14/.800 36/.817 .780
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 159/.864 33/1.271 52/.411 39/.955 44/.539 132/.869 149/.839 19/1.254 52/.705 .785
Road 133/.882 18/.974 36/.722 48/.816 40/.769 100/.669 156/.764 8/.393 49/.675
Last 28d days 103/1.026 58/.944 42/.688 34/.903 45/.702 140/.829 133/.770 33/1.097 47/.849
HR/SB/CS 10/1/1 2/1/0 1/3/0 0/1/0 2/2/1 8/1/6 8/7/2 1/1/0 1/5/0 43/41/13
Usage ·····X·· ··X·X··· ···X·X·o o···o·X· X····X·X ···X···· ··X····X ···o·o·o X·o···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.