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Game Preview: KCR @ NYY, 1:05pm, Sunday, July 25, 2010 @Yankee Stadium III

Royals, 42-55, 42-55 4th, 11½ GB, 16 GB in WC

SP: Sean O'Sullivan (22, RHP, 1-0, 2.08)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. NYY Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (1-0) 13.0 7 3 3 4 6 1 2.08
2009 (4-2) 51.2 60 34 34 16 29 12 5.92
Last 7 GS 3-2 31.0 34 26 26 12 18 9 7.55 41
2010-07-20 @NYY W 6.0 2 2 2 3 4 1 85 61
2009-09-29 TEX W 5.0 3 2 2 0 3 1 65 56
2009-08-21 @TOR L 1.0 4 4 4 3 1 1 49 27
2009-08-16 @BAL ND 4.0 7 6 6 2 3 3 93 25
2009-08-10 TBR ND 4.2 6 6 6 2 3 2 91 29
2009-08-05 @CHW L 5.0 6 4 4 0 3 1 95 42
2009-07-21 @KCR W 5.1 6 2 2 2 1 0 96 47
Last 5 v.NYY 1-0 6.0 2 2 2 3 4 1 3.00 61
2010-07-20 @NYY W 6.0 2 2 2 3 4 1 85 61
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   20-25   Road:   22-30   ExtrInn: 7-2 
 vsRHP:  33-43   vsLHP:   9-12   1-Run:  14-18
 vsEast: 10-12   vsCntrl:16-19   vsWest:  8-14 IL: 8-10

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 97 Sat, Jul 24  @NYY  W   7-4       42-55  4th 11.5 gb
 96 Fri, Jul 23  @NYY  L   1-7       41-55  4th 12.5 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
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 9-11   Last 30:13-17
Yankees, 61-35, 61-35 1st, 3½ up

SP: Phil Hughes (24, RHP, 11-3, 3.99)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. KCR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (11-3) 106.0 99 48 47 32 93 13 3.99
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 4-2 42.1 52 30 29 12 29 9 6.17 43
2010-07-20 LAA L 5.0 9 6 6 3 2 2 98 24
2010-07-09 @SEA W 7.0 6 1 1 0 5 0 109 66
2010-07-04 TOR ND 6.0 6 5 5 2 5 3 101 43
2010-06-29 SEA L 5.2 10 7 6 2 3 1 94 24
2010-06-19 NYM W 7.0 5 3 3 3 4 2 99 56
2010-06-13 HOU W 5.2 7 5 5 2 6 1 110 39
2010-06-08 @BAL W 6.0 9 3 3 0 4 0 102 46
Last 5 v.KCR 0-1 7.2 13 9 9 6 7 1 10.57 31
2008-04-08 @KCR L 3.0 6 3 3 4 2 0 87 33
2007-08-04 KCR ND 4.2 7 6 6 2 5 1 92 29
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   33-16   Road:   28-19   ExtrInn: 4-2 
 vsRHP:  39-21   vsLHP:  22-14   1-Run:   9-6 
 vsEast: 22-12   vsCntrl:12-8    vsWest: 16-8  IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 96 Sat, Jul 24   KCR  L   4-7       61-35  1st  3.5 up
 95 Fri, Jul 23   KCR  W   7-1       61-34  1st  4.0 up
 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
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:14-6    Last 30:20-10
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
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
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
Season Series: 2010 - NYY over 2-1; 2009 - NYY won 4-2; 2008 - Tied 5-5; All-Time - NYY leads 258-175

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  5.43

CHW  4.49

SEA  3.33

RA/G

SDP  3.49

COL  4.42

ARI  5.68

BA

B. Posey  .358

J. Buck  .280

L. Valbuena  .166

OBP

J. Morneau  .437

M. Young  .356

B. Wood  .185

SLG

M. Cabrera  .654

B. Butler  .463

B. Wood  .225

OPS

M. Cabrera  1.075

A. Gonzalez  .809

B. Wood  .411

ERA

J. Johnson  1.61

T. Lilly  3.88

N. Blackburn  6.53

K/9IP

B. Morrow  10.01

M. Garza  6.84

N. Blackburn  3.09

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

Royals Batters (4.33 RS/G) vs. Yankees Pitchers (4.16 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 65.Hughes
G/S/vB
63.Albaladejo
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
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
24.Ankiel* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 2/1.500 2/.000 ··· ··· 79/58 .208/.266/.417/.682 .195/.858 .494 10/.600 1/0 3/2
30.Aviles G/S/vP ··· ··· 3/.666 ··· ··· 1/.000 4/.000 2/.000 248/184 .297/.327/.381/.708 .673/.719 .734 69/.649 2/4 2/7
3.Betancourt G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· 4/1.500 1/.000 3/.000 6/.400 3/.666 ··· 352/275 .257/.278/.397/.675 .760/.652 .670 82/.672 0/1 7/12
46.Betemit# G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 1/.000 2/.500 8/.536 9/.873 2/.500 ··· 77/52 .382/.455/.676/1.131 1.510/.966 1.150 53/.926 0/0 4/0
8.Bloomquist G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· 1/2.000 2/.000 1/.000 107/55 .255/.295/.388/.683 .882/.506 .489 32/.854 6/3 2/2
16.Butler G/S/vP 5/1.350 ··· 2/2.500 ··· 3/.666 ··· 2/1.000 1/.000 414/332 .315/.382/.463/.845 .773/.861 .861 90/.853 0/0 9/4
13.Callaspo# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/no AB 381/289 .275/.307/.407/.714 .645/.743 .712 66/.625 3/1 8/7
9.DeJesus* G/S/vP 3/2.334 ··· 8/.875 6/.200 4/1.500 3/1.334 5/1.000 1/.000 394/287 .318/.384/.443/.827 .725/.864 .802 72/.601 3/3 5/0
17.Getz* G/S/vP 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 4/.500 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 132/108 .225/.290/.267/.557 .928/.480 .474 21/.571 8/1 0/3
4.Gordon* G/S/vP 4/.500 1/.000 9/.000 1/.000 5/1.350 ··· 6/.000 1/.000 46/43 .158/.304/.263/.568 2.333/.422 .530 8/.125 0/1 1/5
6.Guillen G/S/vP 5/.650 1/.000 3/.333 ··· 5/1.733 21/.596 11/1.164 1/.000 395/310 .276/.338/.465/.802 .700/.828 .829 77/.753 1/0 16/1
18.Kendall G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 3/1.334 12/1.283 39/.916 4/.750 ··· 378/297 .275/.340/.320/.660 .773/.628 .606 91/.707 9/7 0/9
12.Maier* G/S/vP 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 250/201 .251/.323/.359/.681 .752/.663 .724 45/.608 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 6/1.167 2/0 0/1
22.Podsednik* G/S/vP 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/2.000 11/.989 14/.453 5/.000 1/.000 416/312 .305/.350/.380/.730 .663/.753 .748 95/.801 29/12 3/3
IP 106.0 2.2 20.2 17.2 29.1 31.1 36.2 34.0 TOTAL .281/.335/.402/.737 .747/.734 .725 .723 64/34 63/77
ERA-K/9 3.99/7.9 3.38/10.0 3.92/7.0 4.08/6.1 3.99/4.9 5.74/7.5 0.98/8.6 4.76/10.3 3.94/7.3

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Kendall (76-29-4)
 Pena (5-0-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 434/.249 10/.222 92/.288 76/.161 119/.219 137/.281 132/.137 157/.291 .248  DeJesus
 Maier
 Bloomquist
 Guillen
 Ankiel
 Betemit
 Podsednik
 Gordon
 Callaspo
2/19/70/5
6/59/5/3
4/7/11/2
0/0/20/1
0/20/0/1
1/0/0/0
89/1/0/0
0/0/1/0
1/0/0/0
OPS .700 .522 .805 .580 .668 .831 .391 .783 .711
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 223/.747 5/.400 34/.663 45/.468 62/.654 62/1.066 63/.464 65/.908 .737
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 211/.652 5/.650 58/.887 31/.753 57/.683 75/.638 69/.326 92/.701 .691
Home 253/.814 10/.522 55/.851 40/.682 65/.739 75/.829 65/.394 82/.794
Last 28d days 103/.990 10/.522 16/.813 11/.636 22/1.041 33/.535 26/.385 40/.601
HR/SB/CS 13/6/4 0/1/1 2/2/0 2/3/0 4/7/0 7/1/0 1/0/0 3/4/1 98/77/16
Usage ····X··· ·o··X··· ···o··X· ········ X······· ··o·X·X· ···o··o· ··oX··X·
Yankees Batters (5.43 RS/G) vs. Royals Pitchers (5.12 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 37.O'Sullivan
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 2/.500 15/.607 3/.000 1/.000 1/.000 6/.000 ··· 1/.000 413/266 .331/.387/.559/.947 .942/.950 .946 88/.735 2/2 18/1
29.Cervelli G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 1/no AB 1/2.000 ··· ··· 219/140 .269/.344/.339/.683 .810/.612 .699 35/.531 1/0 0/4
27.Curtis* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/no AB 1/2.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 37/33 .265/.324/.441/.766 1.250/.703 1.121 30/.729 0/0 1/0
11.Gardner* G/S/vP 2/.500 3/.000 1/.000 3/.667 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· 348/235 .298/.394/.400/.794 .734/.822 .892 73/.689 26/6 5/1
14.Granderson* G/S/vP 2/.000 7/.572 5/.000 4/.000 1/2.000 12/.523 ··· ··· 283/181 .240/.310/.394/.703 .555/.790 .703 83/.591 7/0 7/1
2.Jeter G/S/vP 3/.000 34/1.191 4/.833 ··· 1/.000 2/2.500 1/.000 1/.000 443/299 .273/.335/.390/.724 .912/.632 .829 94/.573 10/3 9/4
53.Miranda* G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 64/57 .224/.297/.448/.745 .619/.760 .915 13/.808 0/0 3/0
19.Pena# G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 95/75 .198/.239/.209/.448 .284/.489 .472 23/.511 3/0 0/2
20.Posada# G/S/vP 2/.000 28/.917 2/.000 1/2.000 1/no AB 2/2.500 ··· ··· 261/160 .274/.383/.507/.890 .948/.852 1.069 75/.916 0/0 12/5
13.Rodriguez G/S/vP 3/1.000 26/.589 ··· ··· 1/2.000 3/1.334 1/.000 1/3.000 395/269 .277/.349/.497/.846 .715/.906 .919 93/.818 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 3/1.666 9/.476 6/2.333 ··· ··· 3/.666 ··· 1/3.000 390/244 .302/.376/.535/.911 .884/.927 .894 89/1.064 1/1 17/3
25.Teixeira# G/S/vP 3/.333 15/2.738 6/1.166 ··· 1/no AB 2/.000 1/no AB 1/2.000 438/296 .261/.372/.488/.860 .968/.809 .935 95/1.258 0/1 20/1
38.Thames G/S/vP ··· 15/.916 4/.500 1/2.000 ··· 5/.200 ··· ··· 113/49 .293/.398/.435/.833 .832/.835 .852 19/.984 0/0 3/2
IP 13.0 63.2 41.2 33.1 26.0 40.0 42.1 27.1 TOTAL .273/.356/.443/.798 .810/.792 .855 .802 54/17 114/47
ERA-K/9 2.08/4.2 4.38/7.5 2.38/7.1 4.86/5.7 7.62/5.9 2.25/10.6 3.61/5.1 5.27/3.3 4.90/6.5

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Cervelli (34-6-2)
 Posada (40-9-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 49/.156 276/.248 171/.232 154/.288 120/.269 170/.245 186/.292 116/.310 .273  Gardner
 Swisher
 Granderson
 Thames
 Russo
 Curtis
 Pena
65/32/0/7
0/0/82/6
0/71/0/3
18/0/6/1
11/0/0/0
5/0/6/0
0/0/2/0
OPS .513 .729 .623 .776 .881 .677 .726 .860 .779
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 22/.551 79/.731 80/.672 71/.641 49/.782 88/.718 81/.799 53/1.151 .789
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 27/.481 197/.728 91/.579 83/.880 71/.944 82/.630 105/.669 63/.630 .770
Road 35/.541 153/.774 87/.622 83/.796 74/.843 82/.752 100/.769 52/.988
Last 28d days 31/.522 96/.796 41/.590 40/.822 49/1.269 56/.652 52/.855 32/1.234
HR/SB/CS 1/0/0 7/5/2 2/4/3 3/1/1 7/1/0 4/0/0 1/2/2 3/5/2 111/81/29
Usage ····X··· ··X····X o····o·X ·Xo·X··· ·X··X·o· X··X·o·X ·o··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.