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Game Preview: DET @ NYY, 7:05pm, Tuesday, August 17, 2010 @Yankee Stadium III

Tigers, 58-60, 58-60 3rd, 10 GB, 9½ GB in WC

SP: Justin Verlander (27, RHP, 13-7, 3.72)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. NYY Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (13-7) 157.1 136 66 65 57 147 10 3.72
2009 (19-9) 240.0 219 99 92 63 269 20 3.45
2008 (11-17) 201.0 195 119 108 87 163 18 4.84
Last 7 GS 3-2 47.1 46 18 18 20 44 3 3.42 56
2010-08-11 TBR W 6.0 6 1 1 3 7 0 119 60
2010-08-06 LAA L 7.0 7 4 4 2 2 1 113 47
2010-08-01 @BOS ND 7.0 6 3 3 3 8 0 123 58
2010-07-27 @TBR L 8.0 5 3 3 3 6 1 113 63
2010-07-22 TOR W 8.0 8 2 2 2 5 1 120 61
2010-07-17 @CLE ND 6.0 6 3 3 5 9 0 116 52
2010-07-09 MIN W 5.1 8 2 2 2 7 0 103 49
Last 5 v.NYY 3-2 29.1 28 10 7 9 27 2 2.15 58
2010-05-13 NYY W 6.2 4 0 0 4 4 0 119 66
2009-07-18 @NYY L 7.0 7 2 2 1 6 1 109 60
2009-04-27 NYY W 7.0 7 0 0 0 9 0 110 72
2008-09-01 NYY L 1.2 7 8 5 2 2 1 64 15
2007-08-27 NYY W 7.0 3 0 0 2 6 0 96 75
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   38-24   Road:   20-36   ExtrInn: 3-4 
 vsRHP:  40-45   vsLHP:  18-15   1-Run:  14-16
 vsEast: 13-12   vsCntrl:19-25   vsWest: 15-16 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
118 Mon, Aug 16  @NYY  W   3-1       58-60  3rd 10.0 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
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20: 7-13   Last 30:10-20
Yankees, 72-46, 72-46 1st, Tied

SP: CC Sabathia (29, LHP, 15-5, 3.14)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. DET Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (15-5) 174.2 160 68 61 58 134 13 3.14
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 4-2 50.2 58 21 17 18 31 1 3.02 52
2010-08-12 @KCR W 8.2 10 3 3 2 3 0 110 53
2010-08-07 BOS W 8.0 6 2 2 1 4 1 101 65
2010-08-01 @TBR L 6.2 8 3 3 3 3 0 112 46
2010-07-27 @CLE L 7.0 9 4 2 3 5 0 123 49
2010-07-22 KCR W 6.1 11 4 3 4 9 0 120 42
2010-07-16 TBR ND 7.0 8 4 3 4 6 0 113 49
2010-07-11 @SEA W 7.0 6 1 1 1 1 0 96 61
Last 5 v.DET 2-3 32.0 33 21 21 9 23 5 5.91 47
2010-05-13 @DET L 6.0 9 6 6 0 4 2 79 34
2009-07-18 DET W 7.0 5 0 0 3 4 0 114 68
2009-04-27 @DET L 8.0 6 4 4 0 7 1 99 61
2008-04-16 DET L 4.0 8 9 9 5 1 2 93 6
2007-09-19 DET W 7.0 5 2 2 1 7 0 109 65
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   37-21   Road:   35-25   ExtrInn: 4-3 
 vsRHP:  48-29   vsLHP:  24-17   1-Run:  13-11
 vsEast: 26-18   vsCntrl:18-12   vsWest: 17-9  IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
118 Mon, Aug 16   DET  L   1-3       72-46  1st    Tied
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
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20: 9-11   Last 30:16-14
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Mon, Aug 16, 2010 DET  3 @NYY  1        W:Max Scherzer (8-9), L: Javier Vazquez (9-9), S: Jose Valverde (23)
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
Season Series: 2010 - DET over 4-1; 2009 - NYY won 5-1; 2008 - DET won 4-2; All-Time - NYY leads 1036-923

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  5.24

FLA  4.43

SEA  3.25

RA/G

SDP  3.42

LAD  4.38

ARI  5.45

BA

C. Johnson  .365

J. Loney  .285

L. Valbuena  .163

OBP

J. Morneau  .437

S. Castro  .357

B. Wood  .183

SLG

J. Hamilton  .634

M. Reynolds  .466

B. Wood  .223

OPS

M. Cabrera  1.066

R. Spilborghs  .812

B. Wood  .406

ERA

A. Wainwright  1.99

C. Richard  3.80

B. Bannister  5.95

K/9IP

B. Morrow  10.68

B. Myers  6.91

M. Buehrle  3.76

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

Tigers Batters (4.33 RS/G) vs. Yankees Pitchers (4.05 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 52.Sabathia*
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/.000 ··· 2/2.000 221/201 .216/.309/.330/.639 .368/.665 .596 45/.742 2/1 5/3
26.Boesch* G/S/vP 3/2.667 ··· 3/1.334 1/4.000 ··· 3/.666 ··· 1/.000 1/no AB 1/.000 391/293 .273/.335/.465/.800 1.032/.723 .676 96/.405 3/0 14/6
24.Cabrera G/S/vP 12/1.940 6/1.867 10/1.056 1/no AB ··· 9/.444 6/1.467 3/.000 1/3.000 24/1.084 495/378 .340/.432/.634/1.066 1.050/1.068 1.090 108/1.067 2/3 28/11
18.Damon* G/S/vP 22/.511 ··· 3/.333 8/.833 7/.167 4/1.250 16/.698 31/.437 ··· 5/1.350 447/342 .276/.362/.422/.784 .762/.790 .765 87/.758 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 48/.726 4/2.000 8/1.089 7/.572 7/.786 2/.000 19/.669 8/.250 ··· 3/1.666 275/205 .273/.327/.419/.746 .629/.786 .786 35/.680 1/2 6/4
15.Inge G/S/vP 58/.399 2/1.500 5/.200 4/.500 6/1.633 3/.333 5/1.400 9/.222 1/.000 4/.250 398/294 .252/.329/.394/.723 .759/.710 .647 44/.471 2/3 7/6
14.Jackson G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 3/.000 1/.000 ··· 4/.500 ··· ··· 1/.000 2/3.000 477/350 .302/.355/.400/.755 .592/.814 .733 112/.714 18/4 1/5
32.Kelly* G/S/vP ··· ··· 3/.666 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB 158/144 .219/.261/.281/.542 .468/.548 .476 33/.573 2/0 2/3
12.Laird G/S/vP 17/1.329 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 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 13/9 .154/.154/.154/.308 .500/.222 .286 13/.308 0/0 0/0
30.Ordonez G/S/vP 72/.849 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 10/.875 1/0 12/3
Peralta G/S/vP 12/.555 2/1.000 9/1.069 4/.000 5/.800 2/.500 5/1.000 9/.222 2/1.000 1/.000 440/319 .239/.305/.393/.698 .783/.667 .831 86/.631 1/0 11/6
25.Raburn G/S/vP 15/.533 ··· ··· 1/3.000 2/.000 1/.000 2/.000 2/.500 ··· 3/.000 240/148 .237/.305/.405/.710 .814/.646 .730 92/.843 2/2 7/5
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 23/.714 2/3.000 4/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 6/1.500 5/.000 ··· 4/.250 294/239 .275/.352/.333/.685 .801/.658 .699 58/.732 1/0 2/7
20.Sizemore G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 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 28/.630 1/2 2/0
IP 174.2 2.2 134.2 28.2 17.2 39.0 39.1 42.1 42.0 28.1 TOTAL .266/.336/.408/.745 .768/.737 .726 .695 47/21 101/101
ERA-K/9 3.14/6.9 3.38/10.0 3.94/7.3 2.83/7.5 4.08/6.1 3.46/5.1 6.18/7.1 1.06/7.7 3.86/10.7 4.76/9.2 3.84/7.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Avila (29-16-4)
 Laird (47-26-3)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 716/.248 10/.222 554/.250 119/.229 76/.161 155/.209 178/.296 157/.156 188/.258 130/.245 .247  Boesch
 Ordonez
 Jackson
 Kelly
 Raburn
 Damon
 Frazier
 Guillen
44/0/49/8
0/0/71/7
0/107/0/7
52/10/1/3
34/7/14/2
33/4/0/2
3/0/1/1
4/0/0/0
OPS .679 .522 .695 .653 .580 .639 .877 .435 .714 .771 .711
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 170/.708 5/.400 292/.772 52/.487 45/.468 78/.581 83/.937 72/.519 76/.871 65/.694 .737
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 546/.670 5/.650 262/.612 67/.782 31/.753 77/.700 95/.823 85/.364 112/.616 65/.832 .691
Home 316/.598 10/.522 321/.778 73/.669 40/.682 86/.751 90/.811 73/.366 94/.729 72/.927
Last 28d days 159/.784 3/.000 120/.678 30/.205 / 58/.727 45/.984 28/.593 39/.419 37/.651
HR/SB/CS 13/14/3 0/1/1 17/10/4 2/2/0 2/3/0 5/8/0 9/1/0 1/0/0 3/4/1 4/6/0 120/97/19
Usage ····X··· ········ ··X····X ··oX··oo ········ X·o··o·· ·X···X·· ·····oX· ··o·o·X· X··o·X·X
Yankees Batters (5.24 RS/G) vs. Tigers Pitchers (4.68 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 35.Verlander
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 6/1.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/.000 ··· 402/323 .237/.361/.418/.779 .564/.834 .866 77/.630 3/2 13/1
24.Cano* G/S/vP 17/.529 27/.459 2/.500 ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.500 2/.500 ··· 504/338 .322/.383/.547/.930 .911/.940 .918 109/.867 2/2 21/3
29.Cervelli G/S/vP ··· 3/1.000 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· 256/170 .244/.317/.303/.620 .737/.562 .672 45/.348 1/0 0/9
27.Curtis* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 47/40 .256/.319/.395/.714 .714/.714 1.121 19/.839 0/0 1/0
11.Gardner* G/S/vP 4/.500 3/1.334 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/no AB ··· 417/289 .284/.379/.382/.761 .729/.775 .810 81/.604 33/7 5/1
14.Granderson* G/S/vP ··· ··· 4/.750 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· 357/244 .247/.314/.428/.742 .578/.820 .761 91/.886 10/1 11/1
2.Jeter G/S/vP 20/.839 40/.794 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/5.000 ··· 5/.200 ··· 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 544/379 .278/.339/.387/.726 .895/.652 .847 121/.774 13/4 9/5
26.Kearns G/S/vP 5/.400 8/1.425 3/.333 ··· 3/.000 ··· 2/.500 2/2.000 1/.000 1/5.000 9/1.000 1/2.000 369/242 .277/.358/.425/.782 .788/.779 .706 46/.938 4/1 9/4
53.Miranda* G/S/vP 3/.333 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 67/60 .230/.299/.443/.741 .619/.755 .915 8/.875 0/0 3/0
19.Pena# G/S/vP 3/1.334 3/.000 2/.500 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 112/87 .204/.239/.214/.452 .221/.514 .476 20/.500 5/0 0/4
20.Posada# G/S/vP 14/.671 25/.593 1/2.000 ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· 1/no AB ··· 1/2.000 2/.500 ··· 323/212 .251/.356/.451/.807 .894/.760 .932 74/.636 2/0 13/7
13.Rodriguez G/S/vP 16/.837 32/.927 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 2/.000 ··· 482/338 .265/.334/.486/.820 .664/.883 .879 106/.752 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 43/.753 11/.717 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 2/.500 ··· 1/2.000 ··· 2/no AB 2/.000 ··· 484/318 .292/.363/.520/.883 .831/.908 .848 105/.784 1/2 22/3
25.Teixeira# G/S/vP 17/.306 16/.192 1/.000 ··· ··· 5/.400 ··· 2/.500 ··· 2/2.500 3/.333 ··· 526/371 .254/.361/.489/.850 .930/.817 .961 108/.937 0/1 26/2
38.Thames G/S/vP 1/no AB 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 2/.500 ··· 139/59 .316/.403/.462/.864 .855/.879 .875 33/.958 0/0 4/3
IP 157.1 125.2 50.0 2.2 91.1 23.2 22.0 41.0 3.2 51.0 51.2 17.1 TOTAL .268/.347/.435/.783 .787/.781 .835 .763 73/22 140/61
ERA-K/9 3.72/8.4 5.16/6.4 2.52/7.6 10.12/0.0 4.53/4.2 4.18/3.8 7.36/7.4 4.39/6.8 2.45/2.4 4.41/3.5 2.79/9.1 7.79/5.7 4.43/6.5

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Cervelli (41-8-2)
 Posada (53-10-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 653/.234 538/.274 210/.258 12/.364 392/.269 97/.244 102/.310 181/.281 21/.368 232/.308 211/.162 77/.333 .267  Gardner
 Swisher
 Granderson
 Thames
 Kearns
 Russo
 Pena
 Curtis
86/37/0/9
0/1/104/7
0/92/0/3
20/0/7/1
76/5/18/1
11/0/0/0
0/0/2/0
7/0/9/0
OPS .652 .755 .658 1.364 .785 .777 .910 .780 .850 .804 .553 .874 .746
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 387/.640 275/.856 94/.637 5/1.400 197/.828 48/.957 33/.983 66/.599 8/.804 95/.649 114/.591 28/.847 .742
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 266/.670 263/.653 116/.675 7/1.333 195/.743 49/.619 69/.877 115/.873 13/.878 137/.915 97/.511 49/.886 .750
Road 323/.663 235/.804 98/.729 7/.286 136/.923 37/.809 68/.905 80/.928 4/.500 116/.867 82/.599 24/1.097
Last 28d days 148/.702 96/.769 45/.762 / 128/.859 38/.820 / 55/.857 / 45/.839 55/.942 47/.952
HR/SB/CS 10/18/6 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 2/0/1 102/76/42
Usage ·····X·· ···X···· ooX···XX ········ ·X·····X ······o· ········ XX···X·X ········ ·o·····X X····X·· ·Xo···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.