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Game Preview: KCR @ NYY, 7:05pm, Friday, July 23, 2010 @Yankee Stadium III

Royals, 41-54, 41-54 4th, 11½ GB, 16½ GB in WC

SP: Brian Bannister (29, RHP, 7-8, 5.65)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. NYY Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (7-8) 108.1 125 70 68 40 62 20 5.65
2009 (7-12) 154.0 161 94 81 50 98 15 4.73
2008 (9-16) 182.2 215 127 117 58 113 29 5.76
Last 7 GS 1-5 36.1 49 34 32 19 19 9 7.93 35
2010-07-18 OAK L 6.1 6 5 5 6 2 2 102 37
2010-07-10 @CHW L 6.0 7 5 5 2 2 3 104 38
2010-07-05 @SEA ND 7.0 6 4 4 2 3 1 111 50
2010-06-29 CHW L 4.0 8 4 4 2 4 0 90 32
2010-06-23 @WSN W 6.0 5 0 0 2 4 0 84 64
2010-06-18 @ATL L 4.0 7 5 5 3 2 0 83 27
2010-06-12 @CIN L 3.0 10 11 9 2 2 3 77 -1
Last 5 v.NYY 1-2 14.1 30 24 24 12 8 6 15.07 22
2008-08-17 @NYY L 1.0 10 10 10 3 0 3 65 -10
2008-06-07 @NYY ND 3.1 8 5 5 2 1 0 71 23
2008-04-08 NYY W 5.0 5 2 2 4 6 0 97 51
2007-09-08 NYY L 5.0 7 7 7 3 1 3 98 23
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   20-25   Road:   21-29   ExtrInn: 7-2 
 vsRHP:  32-42   vsLHP:   9-12   1-Run:  14-18
 vsEast:  9-11   vsCntrl:16-19   vsWest:  8-14 IL: 8-10

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 95 Thu, Jul 22  @NYY  L   4-10      41-54  4th 11.5 gb
 94 Wed, Jul 21   TOR  W   5-2       41-53  4th 11.0 gb
 93 Tue, Jul 20   TOR  L   1-13      40-53  4th 12.0 gb
 92 Mon, Jul 19   TOR  W   5-4 (10)  40-52  4th 11.0 gb
 91 Sun, Jul 18   OAK  L   6-9       39-52  4th 11.0 gb
 90 Sat, Jul 17   OAK  L   5-6       39-51  4th 11.0 gb
 89 Fri, Jul 16   OAK  L   1-5       39-50  4th 11.0 gb
 88 Sun, Jul 11  @CHW  L   5-15      39-49  4th 10.5 gb
 87 Sat, Jul 10  @CHW  L   1-5       39-48  4th 10.0 gb
 86 Fri, Jul  9  @CHW  L   2-8       39-47  4th  9.0 gb
 Last 10: 2-8    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:13-17
Yankees, 60-34, 60-34 1st, 3 up

SP: A.J. Burnett (33, RHP, 7-8, 4.99)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. KCR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (7-8) 110.0 117 67 61 46 82 14 4.99
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 1-5 32.2 42 29 29 18 27 7 7.99 39
2010-07-17 TBR L 2.0 4 4 4 0 1 1 43 33
2010-07-07 @OAK W 7.0 5 2 2 2 3 0 110 60
2010-07-02 TOR ND 6.2 4 0 0 3 6 0 106 69
2010-06-26 @LAD L 3.0 6 6 6 6 5 0 79 22
2010-06-21 @ARI L 4.0 9 7 7 2 4 3 91 18
2010-06-16 PHI L 3.1 6 6 6 4 3 2 87 23
2010-06-10 @BAL L 6.2 8 4 4 1 5 1 95 46
Last 5 v.KCR 2-2 33.2 26 15 10 13 28 4 2.67 58
2009-09-29 KCR ND 6.1 3 2 1 3 8 0 108 66
2008-04-25 @KCR L 7.1 8 5 3 3 6 0 102 49
2007-08-12 @KCR W 7.1 3 1 1 3 5 1 90 70
2007-04-09 KCR W 6.2 3 1 1 3 5 1 102 66
2006-07-07 @KCR L 6.0 9 6 4 1 4 2 116 37
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   32-15   Road:   28-19   ExtrInn: 4-2 
 vsRHP:  38-20   vsLHP:  22-14   1-Run:   9-6 
 vsEast: 22-12   vsCntrl:11-7    vsWest: 16-8  IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 94 Thu, Jul 22   KCR  W  10-4       60-34  1st  3.0 up
 93 Wed, Jul 21   LAA  W  10-6       59-34  1st  2.5 up
 92 Tue, Jul 20   LAA  L   2-10      58-34  1st  2.5 up
 91 Sun, Jul 18   TBR  W   9-5       58-33  1st  3.0 up
 90 Sat, Jul 17   TBR  L   5-10      57-33  1st  2.0 up
 89 Fri, Jul 16   TBR  W   5-4       57-32  1st  3.0 up
 88 Sun, Jul 11  @SEA  W   8-2       56-32  1st  2.0 up
 87 Sat, Jul 10  @SEA  L   1-4       55-32  1st  2.0 up
 86 Fri, Jul  9  @SEA  W   6-1       55-31  1st  3.0 up
 85 Thu, Jul  8  @SEA  W   3-1       54-31  1st  2.0 up
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:14-6    Last 30:19-11
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
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
Fri, Apr 10, 2009 NYY  4 @KCR  1        W:Andy Pettitte (1-0), L: Sidney Ponson (0-1), S: Mariano Rivera (1)
Sun, Aug 17, 2008 NYY 15  KCR  6        W:Mike Mussina (16-7), L: Brian Bannister (7-12), S: none
Sat, Aug 16, 2008 NYY  3  KCR  2 (13)   W:David Robertson (3-0), L: Jeff Fulchino (0-1), S: none
Fri, Aug 15, 2008 KCR  4 @NYY  3        W:Leo Nunez (4-1), L: Mariano Rivera (4-5), S: Joakim Soria (33)
Season Series: 2010 - NYY over 1-0; 2009 - NYY won 4-2; 2008 - Tied 5-5; All-Time - NYY leads 257-174

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  5.43

CHW  4.51

SEA  3.33

RA/G

SDP  3.51

COL  4.35

ARI  5.63

BA

J. Hamilton  .353

D. Eckstein  .279

L. Valbuena  .166

OBP

J. Morneau  .437

N. Walker  .355

B. Wood  .185

SLG

M. Cabrera  .650

J. Edmonds  .458

B. Wood  .225

OPS

M. Cabrera  1.070

A. Gonzalez  .805

B. Wood  .411

ERA

J. Johnson  1.61

G. Floyd  3.87

N. Blackburn  6.53

K/9IP

B. Morrow  10.01

K. Millwood  6.79

N. Blackburn  3.09

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

Royals Batters (4.34 RS/G) vs. Yankees Pitchers (4.16 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 34.Burnett
G/S/vB
63.Albaladejo
G/S/vB
65.Hughes
G/S/vB
48.Logan*
G/S/vB
43.Marte*
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
24.Ankiel* G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· 72/51 .200/.264/.400/.664 .195/.857 .425 3/.000 1/0 3/2
30.Aviles G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 3/.666 ··· 1/.000 4/.000 2/.000 245/181 .300/.331/.386/.717 .673/.731 .752 74/.678 2/4 2/7
3.Betancourt G/S/vP 14/.428 ··· 2/.000 4/1.500 1/.000 6/.400 3/.666 ··· 345/268 .259/.281/.399/.680 .760/.658 .680 79/.659 0/1 7/12
46.Betemit# G/S/vP 16/.625 ··· ··· 1/.000 2/.500 9/.873 2/.500 ··· 69/44 .377/.449/.672/1.121 1.510/.923 1.139 49/.954 0/0 4/0
8.Bloomquist G/S/vP 6/.533 ··· ··· 2/1.000 ··· 1/2.000 2/.000 1/.000 107/55 .255/.295/.388/.683 .882/.506 .489 36/.871 6/3 2/2
16.Butler G/S/vP 10/.600 ··· 5/1.350 2/2.500 ··· ··· 2/1.000 1/.000 406/324 .317/.384/.468/.852 .773/.871 .875 91/.834 0/0 9/4
13.Callaspo# G/S/vP 7/.429 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/no AB 373/285 .275/.308/.410/.718 .648/.747 .719 67/.599 3/1 8/7
9.DeJesus* G/S/vP 13/.490 ··· 3/2.334 8/.875 6/.200 3/1.334 5/1.000 1/.000 394/287 .318/.384/.443/.827 .725/.864 .802 81/.687 3/3 5/0
17.Getz* G/S/vP 3/1.334 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 128/104 .233/.299/.276/.575 .928/.499 .499 19/.705 8/1 0/3
6.Guillen G/S/vP 10/.600 ··· 5/.650 3/.333 ··· 21/.596 11/1.164 1/.000 387/302 .279/.342/.463/.805 .700/.832 .834 76/.769 1/0 15/1
18.Kendall G/S/vP 14/1.115 ··· ··· ··· 3/1.334 39/.916 4/.750 ··· 369/288 .272/.334/.318/.652 .773/.617 .590 87/.736 7/7 0/9
12.Maier* G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 250/201 .251/.323/.359/.681 .752/.663 .724 49/.627 0/1 3/3
27.Pena# G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 39/28 .242/.333/.303/.636 .764/.582 .508 10/.900 2/0 0/1
22.Podsednik* G/S/vP 13/.879 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 14/.453 5/.000 1/.000 407/303 .301/.348/.378/.726 .663/.749 .742 95/.756 27/12 3/3
IP 110.0 1.2 106.0 20.2 17.2 31.1 36.2 34.0 TOTAL .282/.336/.403/.739 .747/.736 .728 .734 60/34 62/75
ERA-K/9 4.99/6.7 5.40/5.3 3.99/7.9 3.92/7.0 4.08/6.1 5.74/7.5 0.98/8.6 4.76/10.3 3.96/7.4

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Kendall (76-29-3)
 Pena (5-0-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 492/.277 7/.333 434/.249 92/.288 76/.161 137/.281 132/.137 157/.291 .248  DeJesus
 Maier
 Bloomquist
 Guillen
 Ankiel
 Betemit
 Podsednik
2/19/70/5
6/59/4/3
4/7/11/2
0/0/19/1
0/18/0/1
1/0/0/0
87/1/0/0
OPS .808 .762 .700 .805 .580 .831 .391 .783 .712
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 268/.798 3/.667 223/.747 34/.663 45/.468 62/1.066 63/.464 65/.908 .738
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 224/.820 4/.833 211/.652 58/.887 31/.753 75/.638 69/.326 92/.701 .693
Home 211/.748 7/.762 253/.814 55/.851 40/.682 75/.829 65/.394 82/.794
Last 28d days 87/.722 7/.762 103/.990 25/.838 15/.467 43/.621 33/.364 48/.606
HR/SB/CS 14/25/3 0/1/1 13/6/4 2/2/0 2/3/0 7/1/0 1/0/0 3/4/1 97/73/16
Usage ·····X·· ··X····· ··X····· ·o··X··· ········ o·X·X··· ·o··o·o· oX··X·o·
Yankees Batters (5.43 RS/G) vs. Royals Pitchers (5.12 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 19.Bannister
G/S/vB
52.Chen*
G/S/vB
40.Farnsworth
G/S/vB
31.Hughes*
G/S/vB
47.Marte
G/S/vB
48.Soria
G/S/vB
53.Texeira
G/S/vB
38.Wood
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
24.Cano* G/S/vP 9/1.000 15/.607 3/.000 ··· ··· 6/.000 ··· 1/.000 405/259 .332/.390/.563/.953 .949/.956 .959 90/.779 2/2 18/1
29.Cervelli G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 215/137 .273/.349/.344/.694 .821/.622 .721 36/.500 1/0 0/4
27.Curtis* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 29/26 .259/.310/.481/.792 1.000/.766 1.667 25/.715 0/0 1/0
11.Gardner* G/S/vP 1/4.000 3/.000 1/.000 2/.500 ··· ··· ··· ··· 343/231 .296/.391/.395/.786 .728/.814 .878 73/.691 26/6 5/1
14.Granderson* G/S/vP 17/1.071 7/.572 5/.000 3/.000 ··· 11/.455 ··· ··· 274/173 .239/.305/.393/.698 .560/.780 .693 82/.560 7/0 7/1
2.Jeter G/S/vP 7/.666 34/1.191 4/.833 ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 433/289 .274/.336/.391/.727 .912/.632 .839 94/.620 10/3 9/4
53.Miranda* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 63/56 .228/.302/.456/.758 .619/.774 .936 12/.879 0/0 3/0
19.Pena# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 92/72 .193/.236/.205/.441 .284/.481 .462 21/.461 3/0 0/2
20.Posada# G/S/vP 7/.929 28/.917 2/.000 ··· ··· 2/2.500 ··· ··· 253/153 .268/.375/.488/.864 .937/.815 1.027 73/.776 0/0 11/4
13.Rodriguez G/S/vP 10/2.557 26/.589 ··· ··· ··· 3/1.334 ··· 1/3.000 386/260 .275/.347/.500/.847 .715/.908 .924 94/.844 2/2 16/6
26.Russo G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 53/26 .188/.250/.229/.479 .500/.451 .325 2/.000 1/0 0/1
33.Swisher# G/S/vP 17/1.458 9/.476 6/2.333 ··· ··· 3/.666 ··· 1/3.000 389/243 .303/.377/.536/.914 .884/.932 .899 96/1.015 1/1 17/3
25.Teixeira# G/S/vP 3/.666 15/2.738 6/1.166 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 428/286 .261/.369/.475/.844 .968/.785 .905 95/1.162 0/1 18/1
38.Thames G/S/vP ··· 15/.916 3/.667 1/2.000 ··· 5/.200 ··· ··· 110/46 .289/.391/.433/.824 .832/.814 .837 16/.946 0/0 3/2
IP 108.1 63.2 41.0 32.1 24.2 39.0 41.1 27.1 TOTAL .273/.355/.441/.796 .810/.788 .852 .784 54/17 111/46
ERA-K/9 5.65/5.2 4.38/7.5 2.41/6.8 5.01/5.6 6.93/5.8 2.31/10.6 3.70/5.2 5.27/3.3 4.88/6.5

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Cervelli (33-6-2)
 Posada (37-9-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 479/.288 276/.248 168/.235 148/.283 111/.255 165/.245 183/.296 116/.310 .272  Gardner
 Swisher
 Granderson
 Thames
 Russo
 Curtis
 Pena
64/32/0/7
0/0/81/6
0/69/0/3
18/0/5/1
11/0/0/0
4/0/5/0
0/0/2/0
OPS .841 .729 .626 .771 .863 .670 .731 .860 .776
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 223/.719 79/.731 78/.673 67/.630 43/.731 84/.736 80/.791 53/1.151 .782
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 256/.945 197/.728 90/.586 81/.877 68/.943 81/.597 103/.684 63/.630 .771
Road 248/.865 153/.774 84/.630 77/.788 65/.808 77/.742 97/.780 52/.988
Last 28d days 106/.943 118/.770 49/.548 36/.800 40/1.293 51/.629 49/.878 40/1.238
HR/SB/CS 20/12/7 7/5/2 2/4/3 3/1/1 7/1/0 4/0/0 1/2/2 3/5/2 108/81/29
Usage ····X··· X····X·· ···o·Xo· o·X····· ··X·o··· ·X·o·Xo· ··X·X··· X·X··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.