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Game Preview: DET @ NYY, 7:05pm, Monday, August 16, 2010 @Yankee Stadium III

Tigers, 57-60, 57-60 3rd, 10½ GB, 14 GB in WC

SP: Max Scherzer (25, RHP, 7-9, 4.03)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. NYY Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (7-9) 131.2 125 66 59 54 120 15 4.03
2009 (9-11) 170.1 166 94 78 63 174 20 4.12
2008 (0-4) 56.0 48 24 19 21 66 5 3.05
Last 7 GS 2-3 45.0 38 14 12 21 38 2 2.40 58
2010-08-10 TBR L 7.0 4 2 1 4 2 0 111 61
2010-08-05 CHW ND 7.0 8 2 2 2 7 0 103 58
2010-07-31 @BOS ND 6.1 9 1 1 1 3 0 116 53
2010-07-26 @TBR L 5.2 2 4 3 4 8 1 108 55
2010-07-21 TEX W 7.0 4 0 0 3 5 0 123 71
2010-07-16 @CLE L 5.0 5 4 4 5 7 1 109 43
2010-07-07 BAL W 7.0 6 1 1 2 6 0 103 65
Has never faced NYY as starter.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   38-24   Road:   19-36   ExtrInn: 3-4 
 vsRHP:  39-45   vsLHP:  18-15   1-Run:  14-16
 vsEast: 12-12   vsCntrl:19-25   vsWest: 15-16 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
117 Sun, Aug 15  @CHW  W  13-8       57-60  3rd 10.5 gb
116 Sat, Aug 14  @CHW  W   3-2       56-60  3rd 10.5 gb
115 Fri, Aug 13  @CHW  L   4-8       55-60  3rd 10.5 gb
114 Wed, Aug 11   TBR  W   3-2       55-59  3rd  9.0 gb
113 Tue, Aug 10   TBR  L   0-8       54-59  3rd 10.0 gb
112 Mon, Aug  9   TBR  L   3-6       54-58  3rd  9.0 gb
111 Sun, Aug  8   LAA  W   9-4       54-57  3rd  9.0 gb
110 Sat, Aug  7   LAA  L   1-10      53-57  3rd 10.0 gb
109 Fri, Aug  6   LAA  L   2-4       53-56  3rd  9.0 gb
108 Thu, Aug  5   CHW  L   4-6 (11)  53-55  3rd  9.0 gb
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20: 6-14   Last 30: 9-21
Yankees, 72-45, 72-45 1st, 1 up

SP: Javier Vazquez (34, RHP, 9-8, 4.90)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. DET Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (9-8) 123.0 114 70 67 48 95 22 4.90
2009 (15-10) 219.1 181 75 70 44 238 20 2.87
2008 (12-16) 208.1 214 113 108 61 200 25 4.67
Last 7 GS 3-1 42.0 42 24 21 14 24 7 4.50 48
2010-08-11 @TEX ND 4.1 8 6 6 2 1 1 82 22
2010-08-06 BOS L 5.1 6 6 3 4 5 2 109 39
2010-07-31 @TBR ND 6.1 8 4 4 1 3 1 102 43
2010-07-26 @CLE W 7.0 5 2 2 3 5 1 102 61
2010-07-21 LAA W 5.0 9 5 5 0 1 2 80 30
2010-07-10 @SEA ND 7.0 3 0 0 2 7 0 117 76
2010-07-05 @OAK W 7.0 3 1 1 2 2 0 110 67
Last 5 v.DET 1-4 34.2 37 18 18 13 35 5 4.67 52
2010-05-12 @DET L 7.0 5 2 2 2 7 0 97 64
2008-09-14 DET W 7.2 3 0 0 2 8 0 106 79
2008-08-07 DET L 7.0 8 5 5 4 8 2 122 45
2008-07-27 @DET L 7.0 11 6 6 2 3 2 106 32
2008-06-11 @DET L 6.0 10 5 5 3 9 1 111 38
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   37-20   Road:   35-25   ExtrInn: 4-3 
 vsRHP:  48-28   vsLHP:  24-17   1-Run:  13-11
 vsEast: 26-18   vsCntrl:18-11   vsWest: 17-9  IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
117 Sun, Aug 15  @KCR  L   0-1       72-45  1st  1.0 up
116 Sat, Aug 14  @KCR  W   8-3       72-44  1st  2.0 up
115 Fri, Aug 13  @KCR  L   3-4       71-44  1st  2.0 up
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
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:17-13
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Thu, May 13, 2010 DET  6  NYY  0        W:Justin Verlander (4-2), L: CC Sabathia (4-2), S: none
Wed, May 12, 2010 NYY  8 @DET  0        W:Phil Hughes (5-0), L: Jeremy Bonderman (1-2), S: none
Wed, May 12, 2010 DET  2  NYY  0        W:Rick Porcello (3-3), L: Javier Vazquez (1-4), S: Jose Valverde (10)
Mon, May 10, 2010 DET  5  NYY  4        W:Eddie Bonine (3-0), L: Sergio Mitre (0-1), S: Jose Valverde (9)

Sun, Jul 19, 2009 NYY  2  DET  1        W:Joba Chamberlain (5-2), L: Edwin Jackson (7-5), S: Mariano Rivera (26)
Sat, Jul 18, 2009 NYY  2  DET  1        W:CC Sabathia (9-6), L: Justin Verlander (10-5), S: Mariano Rivera (25)
Fri, Jul 17, 2009 NYY  5  DET  3        W:Phil Hughes (4-2), L: Joel Zumaya (3-3), S: Mariano Rivera (24)
Wed, Apr 29, 2009 NYY  8 @DET  6        W:Joba Chamberlain (1-0), L: Rick Porcello (1-3), S: none
Tue, Apr 28, 2009 NYY 11 @DET  0        W:Phil Hughes (1-0), L: Ryan Perry (0-1), S: none
Mon, Apr 27, 2009 DET  4  NYY  2        W:Justin Verlander (1-2), L: CC Sabathia (1-2), S: none
Season Series: 2010 - DET over 3-1; 2009 - NYY won 5-1; 2008 - DET won 4-2; All-Time - NYY leads 1036-922

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  5.27

FLA  4.46

SEA  3.25

RA/G

SDP  3.41

LAD  4.38

ARI  5.45

BA

J. Jay  .365

H. Pence  .285

L. Valbuena  .163

OBP

J. Morneau  .437

E. Andrus  .357

B. Wood  .183

SLG

J. Hamilton  .636

S. Choo  .467

B. Wood  .223

OPS

M. Cabrera  1.063

C. Young  .813

B. Wood  .406

ERA

A. Wainwright  1.99

C. Richard  3.80

B. Bannister  5.95

K/9IP

B. Morrow  10.68

B. Matusz  6.94

M. Buehrle  3.76

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

Tigers Batters (4.34 RS/G) vs. Yankees Pitchers (4.06 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 31.Vazquez
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/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
13.Avila* G/S/vP ··· ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 217/197 .219/.306/.333/.639 .368/.666 .595 44/.694 2/1 5/3
26.Boesch* G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· 3/1.334 1/4.000 ··· 2/1.000 ··· 1/.000 1/no AB 1/.000 386/288 .274/.337/.469/.805 1.032/.729 .684 95/.400 3/0 14/6
24.Cabrera G/S/vP 32/1.200 6/1.867 10/1.056 1/no AB ··· 7/.572 6/1.467 3/.000 1/3.000 24/1.084 490/373 .341/.433/.630/1.063 1.050/1.064 1.084 107/1.059 2/3 27/11
18.Damon* G/S/vP 26/1.135 ··· 3/.333 8/.833 7/.167 3/1.666 16/.698 31/.437 ··· 4/1.750 442/337 .278/.361/.425/.787 .762/.794 .771 86/.751 7/1 7/2
Frazier G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 24/12 .217/.250/.261/.511 .333/.697 .481 24/.511 0/0 0/0
9.Guillen# G/S/vP 33/.900 4/2.000 8/1.089 7/.572 7/.786 ··· 19/.669 8/.250 ··· 3/1.666 270/200 .270/.326/.415/.741 .629/.780 .777 30/.624 1/2 6/4
15.Inge G/S/vP 36/.632 2/1.500 5/.200 4/.500 6/1.633 2/.000 5/1.400 9/.222 1/.000 3/.333 394/290 .254/.330/.397/.727 .759/.715 .655 40/.488 2/3 7/6
14.Jackson G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· 3/.000 1/.000 ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/3.000 472/345 .303/.355/.401/.756 .592/.816 .734 111/.708 17/4 1/5
32.Kelly* G/S/vP ··· ··· 3/.666 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB 158/144 .219/.261/.281/.542 .468/.548 .476 35/.598 2/0 2/3
12.Laird G/S/vP 3/1.167 1/no AB 5/.000 1/.000 1/no AB 2/2.000 ··· 6/.167 2/.000 1/.000 242/145 .192/.254/.265/.519 .476/.547 .458 48/.589 3/1 3/5
19.Larish* G/S/vP 6/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 13/9 .154/.154/.154/.308 .500/.222 .286 13/.308 0/0 0/0
30.Ordonez G/S/vP 39/.384 2/1.000 11/.364 5/.200 ··· 2/1.000 1/no AB 15/1.176 1/.000 19/.701 365/284 .303/.378/.474/.852 1.171/.763 .804 14/.607 1/0 12/3
Peralta G/S/vP 35/.524 2/1.000 9/1.069 4/.000 5/.800 1/no AB 5/1.000 9/.222 2/1.000 ··· 436/315 .238/.305/.395/.700 .783/.669 .837 86/.631 1/0 11/5
25.Raburn G/S/vP 1/2.000 ··· ··· 1/3.000 2/.000 ··· 2/.000 2/.500 ··· 2/.000 235/143 .238/.308/.395/.703 .814/.632 .717 90/.803 2/2 6/5
28.Rhymes* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 59/48 .259/.310/.352/.662 1.100/.564 .762 59/.662 0/1 0/0
39.Santiago# G/S/vP 11/.586 2/3.000 4/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 6/1.500 5/.000 ··· 4/.250 294/239 .275/.352/.333/.685 .801/.658 .699 59/.743 1/0 2/7
20.Sizemore G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 2/.500 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 135/101 .205/.282/.282/.564 .379/.628 .560 20/.450 0/0 1/7
29.Worth G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 115/64 .255/.295/.358/.653 .766/.563 .596 31/.563 1/2 2/0
IP 123.0 2.2 134.2 28.2 17.2 36.1 39.1 42.1 42.0 27.0 TOTAL .266/.336/.408/.745 .768/.737 .726 .684 46/21 99/100
ERA-K/9 4.90/7.0 3.38/10.0 3.94/7.3 2.83/7.5 4.08/6.1 3.72/5.2 6.18/7.1 1.06/7.7 3.86/10.7 5.00/9.0 3.84/7.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Avila (29-15-4)
 Laird (47-26-3)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 520/.247 10/.222 554/.250 119/.229 76/.161 144/.217 178/.296 157/.156 188/.258 124/.255 .247  Boesch
 Ordonez
 Jackson
 Kelly
 Raburn
 Damon
 Frazier
 Guillen
44/0/48/8
0/0/71/7
0/106/0/7
51/10/1/3
33/7/13/2
33/4/0/2
3/0/1/1
4/0/0/0
OPS .785 .522 .695 .653 .580 .667 .877 .435 .714 .787 .711
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 281/.850 5/.400 292/.772 52/.487 45/.468 73/.623 83/.937 72/.519 76/.871 63/.697 .738
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 239/.713 5/.650 262/.612 67/.782 31/.753 71/.714 95/.823 85/.364 112/.616 61/.864 .690
Home 199/.854 10/.522 321/.778 73/.669 40/.682 75/.820 90/.811 73/.366 94/.729 66/.970
Last 28d days 129/.997 10/.522 144/.771 30/.205 / 47/.831 50/.990 28/.593 39/.419 31/.701
HR/SB/CS 22/3/4 0/1/1 17/10/4 2/2/0 2/3/0 5/7/0 9/1/0 1/0/0 3/4/1 4/6/0 118/96/19
Usage ····X··· ········ ·X····X· ·oX··ooX ········ ·o··o··· X···X··o ····oX·o ·o·o·X·X ··o·X·X·
Yankees Batters (5.27 RS/G) vs. Tigers Pitchers (4.71 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 37.Scherzer
G/S/vB
38.Bonderman
G/S/vB
40.Coke*
G/S/vB
53.Fien
G/S/vB
58.Galarraga
G/S/vB
21.Gonzalez
G/S/vB
41.Oliver*
G/S/vB
45.Perry
G/S/vB
55.Schlereth*
G/S/vB
36.Thomas*
G/S/vB
46.Valverde
G/S/vB
34.Weinhardt
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
17.Berkman# G/S/vP 7/.619 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/.000 ··· 402/323 .237/.361/.418/.779 .564/.834 .866 82/.621 3/2 13/1
24.Cano* G/S/vP ··· 27/.459 1/no AB ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.500 1/.000 ··· 500/335 .324/.384/.551/.935 .917/.944 .927 109/.867 2/2 21/3
29.Cervelli G/S/vP ··· 3/1.000 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 252/166 .248/.318/.307/.626 .737/.568 .685 41/.354 1/0 0/9
27.Curtis* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 47/40 .256/.319/.395/.714 .714/.714 1.121 20/.900 0/0 1/0
11.Gardner* G/S/vP ··· 3/1.334 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 413/285 .285/.378/.384/.762 .729/.777 .812 81/.588 33/7 5/1
14.Granderson* G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 353/241 .240/.306/.420/.725 .555/.807 .728 91/.785 10/0 11/1
2.Jeter G/S/vP ··· 40/.794 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/5.000 ··· 4/.250 ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 539/374 .279/.340/.389/.729 .895/.655 .856 120/.764 13/4 9/4
26.Kearns G/S/vP 6/.334 8/1.425 3/.333 ··· 3/.000 ··· 2/.500 1/no AB 1/.000 1/5.000 9/1.000 1/2.000 367/240 .276/.357/.424/.781 .788/.777 .702 44/.935 4/1 9/4
53.Miranda* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 67/60 .230/.299/.443/.741 .619/.755 .915 12/.917 0/0 3/0
19.Pena# G/S/vP ··· 3/.000 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 111/87 .206/.241/.216/.456 .232/.514 .483 20/.500 5/0 0/4
20.Posada# G/S/vP ··· 25/.593 ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· 1/no AB ··· 1/2.000 1/no AB ··· 319/209 .251/.357/.454/.811 .883/.772 .944 73/.635 2/0 13/7
13.Rodriguez G/S/vP ··· 32/.927 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 2/.000 ··· 480/336 .267/.335/.488/.824 .664/.889 .888 108/.786 4/3 21/6
26.Russo G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 53/26 .188/.250/.229/.479 .500/.451 .325 / 1/0 0/1
33.Swisher# G/S/vP ··· 11/.717 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 2/.500 ··· 1/2.000 ··· 2/no AB 2/.000 ··· 482/316 .294/.365/.522/.887 .831/.914 .856 107/.818 1/2 22/3
25.Teixeira# G/S/vP 1/.000 16/.192 1/.000 ··· ··· 5/.400 ··· 2/.500 ··· 2/2.500 2/.000 ··· 522/367 .256/.362/.492/.854 .930/.823 .972 108/.953 0/1 26/2
38.Thames G/S/vP ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/no AB ··· 138/58 .319/.406/.466/.871 .855/.897 .889 32/.989 0/0 4/3
IP 131.2 125.2 49.1 2.2 91.1 23.2 22.0 40.0 3.2 51.0 50.1 17.1 TOTAL .268/.348/.437/.784 .785/.784 .840 .765 73/21 140/60
ERA-K/9 4.03/8.2 5.16/6.4 2.55/7.7 10.12/0.0 4.53/4.2 4.18/3.8 7.36/7.4 4.50/7.0 2.45/2.4 4.41/3.5 2.68/9.3 7.79/5.7 4.46/6.6

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Cervelli (40-8-2)
 Posada (53-10-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 551/.259 538/.274 206/.253 12/.364 392/.269 97/.244 102/.310 177/.282 21/.368 232/.308 203/.160 77/.333 .268  Gardner
 Swisher
 Granderson
 Thames
 Kearns
 Curtis
 Russo
 Pena
85/37/0/9
0/1/103/7
0/91/0/3
20/0/7/1
76/5/17/1
7/0/9/0
11/0/0/0
0/0/2/0
OPS .754 .755 .646 1.364 .785 .777 .910 .787 .850 .804 .540 .874 .748
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 287/.702 275/.856 92/.617 5/1.400 197/.828 48/.957 33/.983 65/.610 8/.804 95/.649 109/.563 28/.847 .743
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 264/.809 263/.653 114/.669 7/1.333 195/.743 49/.619 69/.877 112/.880 13/.878 137/.915 94/.515 49/.886 .752
Road 273/.787 235/.804 94/.704 7/.286 136/.923 37/.809 68/.905 76/.954 4/.500 116/.867 74/.567 24/1.097
Last 28d days 130/.631 96/.769 41/.712 5/3.250 160/.850 38/.820 / 51/.888 / 49/.850 47/.936 47/.952
HR/SB/CS 15/14/10 17/12/6 1/1/0 2/0/0 13/3/3 4/0/1 3/2/3 4/3/0 0/1/0 3/0/2 4/2/0 2/0/1 102/76/41
Usage ·····X·· ··X····· oX···XX· ········ X·····X· ·····o·· ········ X···X·Xo ········ o·····X· ····X··o Xo···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.