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Game Preview: SEA @ NYY, 1:05pm, Saturday, August 21, 2010 @Yankee Stadium III

Mariners, 49-73, 49-73 4th, 19½ GB, 25 GB in WC

SP: Jason Vargas (27, LHP, 9-5, 3.15)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. NYY Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (9-5) 145.2 132 53 51 42 92 14 3.15
2009 (3-6) 91.2 98 53 50 24 54 16 4.91
2007 (0-1) 10.1 17 14 14 2 4 4 12.19
Last 7 GS 3-1 45.0 41 15 15 16 27 6 3.00 55
2010-08-14 @CLE W 7.0 5 3 3 3 4 1 92 56
2010-08-08 KCR W 6.0 4 1 1 3 3 0 90 60
2010-08-03 TEX W 6.0 3 2 2 3 2 0 92 57
2010-07-28 @CHW ND 4.1 8 5 5 1 3 3 90 29
2010-07-23 BOS L 7.0 8 2 2 3 3 1 101 53
2010-07-18 @LAA ND 7.2 4 1 1 1 9 1 102 75
2010-07-08 NYY ND 7.0 9 1 1 2 3 0 106 56
Last 5 v.NYY 0-0 11.0 13 5 5 3 5 1 4.09 48
2010-07-08 NYY ND 7.0 9 1 1 2 3 0 106 56
2009-07-02 @NYY ND 4.0 4 4 4 1 2 1 65 39
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   29-32   Road:   20-41   ExtrInn: 3-10
 vsRHP:  38-46   vsLHP:  11-27   1-Run:  17-22
 vsEast: 14-15   vsCntrl:15-22   vsWest: 11-27 IL: 9-9 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
122 Fri, Aug 20  @NYY  W   6-0       49-73  4th 19.5 gb
121 Wed, Aug 18  @BAL  W   6-5       48-73  4th 20.0 gb
120 Tue, Aug 17  @BAL  W   4-0       47-73  4th 21.0 gb
119 Mon, Aug 16  @BAL  L   4-5 (11)  46-73  4th 22.0 gb
118 Sun, Aug 15  @CLE  L   1-9       46-72  4th 22.0 gb
117 Sat, Aug 14  @CLE  W   9-3       46-71  4th 21.0 gb
116 Fri, Aug 13  @CLE  W   3-2       45-71  4th 22.0 gb
115 Wed, Aug 11   OAK  L   1-5       44-71  4th 22.0 gb
114 Tue, Aug 10   OAK  W   2-0       44-70  4th 22.0 gb
113 Mon, Aug  9   OAK  W   3-1       43-70  4th 22.0 gb
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:13-17
Yankees, 75-47, 75-47 1st, 1 up

SP: Javier Vazquez (34, RHP, 9-9, 4.89)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. SEA Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (9-9) 127.0 119 72 69 52 101 23 4.89
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 2-2 39.0 44 25 22 16 28 8 5.08 45
2010-08-16 DET L 4.0 5 2 2 4 6 1 106 46
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
Last 5 v.SEA 2-2 33.0 30 14 14 7 29 6 3.82 56
2010-07-10 @SEA ND 7.0 3 0 0 2 7 0 117 76
2010-06-30 SEA L 6.0 6 3 3 2 8 2 113 54
2008-05-10 @SEA W 5.2 6 4 4 1 6 1 87 46
2007-08-10 SEA W 7.0 9 3 3 1 3 2 111 49
2007-05-01 @SEA L 7.1 6 4 4 1 5 1 115 54
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   40-22   Road:   35-25   ExtrInn: 4-3 
 vsRHP:  51-30   vsLHP:  24-17   1-Run:  13-11
 vsEast: 26-18   vsCntrl:21-12   vsWest: 17-10 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
122 Fri, Aug 20   SEA  L   0-6       75-47  1st  1.0 up
121 Thu, Aug 19   DET  W  11-5       75-46  1st  1.0 up
120 Wed, Aug 18   DET  W   9-5       74-46  1st    Tied
119 Tue, Aug 17   DET  W   6-2       73-46  1st    Tied
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
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:17-13
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Fri, Aug 20, 2010 SEA  6 @NYY  0        W:Felix Hernandez (9-10), L: A.J. Burnett (9-11), S: none
Sun, Jul 11, 2010 NYY  8 @SEA  2        W:CC Sabathia (12-3), L: Ryan Rowland-Smith (1-9), S: none
Sat, Jul 10, 2010 SEA  4  NYY  1        W:Felix Hernandez (7-5), L: Joba Chamberlain (1-4), S: none
Fri, Jul 09, 2010 NYY  6 @SEA  1        W:Phil Hughes (11-2), L: David Pauley (0-1), S: none
Thu, Jul 08, 2010 NYY  3 @SEA  1        W:Andy Pettitte (11-2), L: David Aardsma (0-6), S: Mariano Rivera (20)
Thu, Jul 01, 2010 NYY  4  SEA  2        W:CC Sabathia (10-3), L: David Aardsma (0-5), S: Mariano Rivera (18)
Wed, Jun 30, 2010 SEA  7 @NYY  0        W:Felix Hernandez (6-5), L: Javier Vazquez (6-7), S: none
Tue, Jun 29, 2010 SEA  7 @NYY  4        W:Cliff Lee (7-3), L: Phil Hughes (10-2), S: none

Sun, Sep 20, 2009 SEA  7  NYY  1        W:Ian Snell (7-10), L: Joba Chamberlain (8-6), S: none
Sat, Sep 19, 2009 NYY 10 @SEA  1        W:CC Sabathia (18-7), L: Doug Fister (2-3), S: none
Season Series: 2010 - tied 4-4; 2009 - NYY won 6-4; 2008 - NYY won 7-2; All-Time - NYY leads 201-161

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  5.28

LAA  4.44

SEA  3.30

RA/G

SDP  3.42

FLA  4.30

ARI  5.50

BA

J. Hamilton  .354

M. Fontenot  .286

L. Valbuena  .160

OBP

J. Morneau  .437

J. Damon  .357

B. Wood  .180

SLG

M. Cabrera  .646

H. Pence  .465

B. Wood  .219

OPS

M. Cabrera  1.078

R. Ludwick  .814

B. Wood  .399

ERA

A. Wainwright  2.06

J. Verlander  3.77

B. Bannister  5.95

K/9IP

B. Morrow  10.49

R. Wells  6.99

M. Buehrle  3.82

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

Mariners Batters (3.30 RS/G) vs. Yankees Pitchers (4.07 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 31.Vazquez
G/S/vB
65.Hughes
G/S/vB
48.Logan*
G/S/vB
45.Mitre
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
26.Bard# G/S/vP 3/1.666 1/.000 1/.000 6/.000 1/.000 ··· 2/1.500 89/46 .256/.330/.449/.778 .761/.795 1.183 25/1.227 0/0 3/1
30.Branyan* G/S/vP 12/1.833 10/1.178 1/.000 5/.800 4/.000 1/.000 21/.458 327/247 .241/.331/.483/.814 .611/.883 .924 87/.770 1/0 18/5
9.Figgins# G/S/vP 13/.385 10/.422 2/2.000 ··· 9/.833 3/.666 1/.000 528/364 .248/.338/.295/.632 .701/.600 .622 107/.769 31/9 1/13
21.Gutierrez G/S/vP 18/1.111 7/1.262 3/.666 5/.800 6/.500 2/.000 3/.666 490/366 .253/.318/.371/.689 .685/.690 .686 94/.620 18/2 10/0
13.Kotchman* G/S/vP 9/.944 8/.125 2/2.000 1/2.000 9/.750 1/3.000 1/.000 354/258 .216/.282/.348/.630 .517/.672 .649 92/.564 0/0 8/0
12.Langerhans* G/S/vP 8/1.089 ··· ··· 8/.500 2/.500 1/.000 2/1.000 92/61 .219/.374/.370/.743 .410/.917 .743 21/.700 4/1 3/0
4.Lopez G/S/vP 21/.449 10/.600 4/1.750 5/.000 7/.143 3/.666 2/.500 483/356 .239/.269/.334/.603 .671/.579 .596 73/.626 3/2 7/16
10.Moore G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 110/88 .200/.236/.314/.551 .623/.533 .657 51/.588 0/0 3/2
55.Saunders* G/S/vP 6/1.133 5/.750 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 227/173 .227/.302/.409/.711 .625/.739 .688 58/.571 3/3 8/4
51.Suzuki* G/S/vP 28/.728 9/.708 3/1.167 5/.000 12/.878 2/2.000 2/1.000 551/369 .308/.359/.381/.741 .708/.757 .757 110/.680 31/7 3/2
27.Tuiasosopo G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 87/57 .181/.209/.325/.535 .408/.603 .529 29/.690 0/0 3/7
16.Wilson G/S/vP ··· 4/1.000 ··· 6/.000 6/.000 1/.000 1/no AB 266/196 .257/.312/.331/.643 .607/.654 .480 55/.556 5/0 1/11
6.Woodward G/S/vP 6/1.000 ··· ··· ··· 3/.000 ··· 4/1.833 3/2 .000/.333/.000/.333 .000/.500 .333 3/.333 0/0 0/0
IP 127.0 140.2 29.0 42.0 44.1 44.0 29.0 TOTAL .237/.303/.343/.646 .638/.649 .655 .653 109/29 77/90
ERA-K/9 4.89/7.2 3.90/7.4 2.79/7.8 3.86/5.4 1.02/7.5 3.68/10.2 4.66/9.6 3.86/7.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Bard (10-4-0)
 Moore (11-4-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 541/.248 576/.247 122/.241 169/.230 164/.156 195/.255 133/.248 .248  Saunders
 Suzuki
 Langerhans
 Tuiasosopo
 Gutierrez
59/6/0/5
0/0/120/4
18/2/7/2
6/0/0/1
0/117/0/1
OPS .792 .687 .670 .699 .428 .700 .768 .715
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 291/.861 301/.762 54/.507 87/.594 75/.497 80/.850 66/.682 .740
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 250/.715 275/.609 68/.801 82/.817 89/.370 115/.602 67/.837 .697
Home 220/.864 343/.760 76/.697 100/.835 80/.359 101/.699 75/.916
Last 28d days 127/.956 142/.650 30/.274 50/.768 32/.581 38/.345 40/.653
HR/SB/CS 23/3/4 18/10/4 2/2/0 6/8/0 1/0/0 3/4/1 4/6/0 129/101/20
Usage ····X··· ·X····X· ··o···oX ·X··X·o· ··oX···· ··Xo··o· ··o·X··o
Yankees Batters (5.28 RS/G) vs. Mariners Pitchers (4.25 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 38.Vargas*
G/S/vB
53.Aardsma
G/S/vB
43.League
G/S/vB
49.Olson*
G/S/vB
39.Pauley
G/S/vB
52.Seddon*
G/S/vB
37.Sweeney
G/S/vB
46.White
G/S/vB
50.Wright
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
24.Cano* G/S/vP 7/1.714 9/.944 13/.891 9/.777 7/.310 ··· 1/3.000 4/.000 6/1.417 523/354 .323/.386/.562/.948 .926/.959 .954 110/.955 2/2 24/3
29.Cervelli G/S/vP 2/1.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB 259/173 .242/.317/.300/.618 .737/.559 .665 40/.283 1/0 0/9
11.Gardner* G/S/vP 3/.000 3/.666 4/.500 1/no AB 3/.333 ··· 3/.000 ··· 3/.666 436/305 .283/.380/.383/.762 .736/.773 .808 88/.638 35/7 5/1
14.Granderson* G/S/vP 3/1.334 ··· 5/1.400 8/.804 2/.000 ··· 2/2.000 4/.000 10/.956 372/255 .247/.317/.440/.757 .580/.839 .788 89/.931 10/1 13/1
2.Jeter G/S/vP 7/.286 3/2.667 18/.579 6/.167 5/.000 ··· 2/.000 2/2.000 8/.929 562/395 .276/.339/.387/.726 .896/.653 .840 119/.733 14/4 9/5
26.Kearns G/S/vP 6/.000 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 3/2.000 ··· ··· 6/.733 380/252 .281/.361/.430/.790 .781/.795 .727 53/.999 4/1 9/4
12.Nunez G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/1 .000/.000/.000/.000 /.000 .000 1/.000 0/0 0/0
19.Pena# G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· 3/.666 2/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 127/99 .198/.234/.224/.458 .199/.526 .481 32/.485 5/0 0/4
20.Posada# G/S/vP 3/.666 7/.000 12/.697 ··· 5/1.350 ··· 2/.000 4/2.000 2/.000 335/222 .251/.361/.445/.806 .891/.762 .924 74/.518 3/0 13/7
13.Rodriguez G/S/vP 6/.333 7/1.262 18/.533 5/1.933 7/.572 ··· 2/.000 3/1.167 8/1.250 483/339 .265/.333/.485/.818 .664/.880 .875 88/.693 4/3 21/6
33.Swisher# G/S/vP 7/1.371 8/.625 6/.666 2/.500 2/.000 ··· 2/.000 3/1.334 13/.490 500/332 .294/.365/.517/.882 .850/.898 .850 110/.783 1/2 22/3
25.Teixeira# G/S/vP 6/.334 3/.666 8/2.000 3/2.333 5/2.000 3/1.334 2/.000 2/1.000 5/1.200 545/388 .254/.360/.488/.848 .931/.815 .949 107/.798 0/1 27/2
38.Thames G/S/vP 1/.000 6/.834 1/.000 6/1.000 ··· ··· 1/5.000 2/.000 3/.000 144/63 .311/.396/.451/.847 .844/.852 .840 31/.887 0/0 4/3
IP 145.2 41.1 62.1 22.0 41.1 13.2 23.0 30.0 40.0 TOTAL .267/.348/.437/.785 .789/.783 .837 .735 77/22 146/61
ERA-K/9 3.15/5.7 4.14/9.4 2.89/6.2 6.14/5.7 3.70/5.9 4.61/6.6 3.52/4.3 5.40/3.6 4.73/4.5 3.89/6.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Cervelli (44-8-2)
 Posada (54-11-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 603/.239 171/.206 255/.227 100/.258 177/.255 56/.250 93/.258 132/.339 175/.260 .257  Gardner
 Swisher
 Granderson
 Kearns
 Thames
 Pena
90/37/0/9
0/1/107/7
0/96/0/3
76/5/19/1
20/0/7/1
0/0/2/0
OPS .673 .666 .623 .784 .683 .842 .665 .890 .730 .718
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 156/.462 85/.704 117/.718 33/.726 100/.700 18/.535 38/.612 55/.935 79/.702 .714
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 447/.749 86/.625 138/.542 67/.812 77/.660 38/.981 55/.699 77/.860 96/.751 .720
Road 255/.727 64/.907 123/.740 49/.804 79/.808 25/1.099 60/.548 69/.915 94/.694
Last 28d days 97/.741 38/.416 39/.451 27/1.063 91/.718 37/1.015 30/.517 33/.515 51/.644
HR/SB/CS 14/5/1 5/2/0 6/3/4 4/0/0 4/5/0 4/0/0 3/0/0 3/0/0 2/8/0 114/45/22
Usage ······X· ··o·X··o ···oX··o o·····X· ··X····X ·····X·· ········ ··o·oo·o ··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.