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Game Preview: TOR @ NYY, 1:05pm, Saturday, September 4, 2010 @Yankee Stadium III

Blue Jays, 69-65, 69-65 4th, 15½ GB, 14 GB in WC

SP: Marc Rzepczynski (24, LHP, 1-3, 6.03)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. NYY Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (1-3) 31.1 38 22 21 14 28 5 6.03
2009 (2-4) 61.1 51 27 25 30 60 7 3.67
Last 7 GS 1-4 36.1 45 25 24 16 34 6 5.94 43
2010-08-29 DET L 5.2 5 4 3 5 8 0 97 48
2010-08-24 NYY L 3.0 8 6 6 2 1 3 68 18
2010-08-18 @OAK ND 4.1 5 3 3 5 0 0 74 36
2010-08-13 @LAA W 7.0 2 0 0 0 6 0 101 79
2010-07-21 @KCR L 4.2 9 5 5 1 3 0 93 28
2010-07-07 MIN ND 5.2 8 4 4 1 7 2 99 43
2009-09-01 @TEX L 6.0 8 3 3 2 9 1 103 51
Last 5 v.NYY 0-2 12.1 20 14 14 4 8 7 10.22 33
2010-08-24 NYY L 3.0 8 6 6 2 1 3 68 18
2009-08-10 @NYY ND 3.1 7 4 4 1 0 3 76 29
2009-08-05 NYY L 6.0 5 4 4 1 7 1 93 52
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   35-27   Road:   34-38   ExtrInn: 4-5 
 vsRHP:  58-47   vsLHP:  11-18   1-Run:  19-25
 vsEast: 30-25   vsCntrl:19-18   vsWest: 13-11 IL: 7-11

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
134 Fri, Sep  3  @NYY  L   3-7       69-65  4th 15.5 gb
133 Wed, Sep  1  @TBR  L   1-2       69-64  4th 14.0 gb
132 Tue, Aug 31  @TBR  W  13-5       69-63  4th 13.0 gb
131 Mon, Aug 30  @TBR  L   2-6       68-63  4th 13.0 gb
130 Sun, Aug 29   DET  L   4-10      68-62  4th 12.0 gb
129 Sat, Aug 28   DET  W   5-4       68-61  4th 11.0 gb
128 Fri, Aug 27   DET  W   3-2 (11)  67-61  4th 11.0 gb
127 Thu, Aug 26   DET  L   1-7       66-61  4th 12.0 gb
126 Wed, Aug 25   NYY  W   6-3       66-60  4th 11.5 gb
125 Tue, Aug 24   NYY  L   5-11      65-60  4th 12.5 gb
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20: 9-11   Last 30:15-15
Yankees, 85-50, 85-50 1st, 1½ up

SP: Javier Vazquez (34, RHP, 10-9, 4.86)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. TOR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (10-9) 139.0 131 78 75 55 111 27 4.86
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 35.0 49 29 26 15 23 11 6.69 38
2010-08-21 SEA ND 3.0 8 4 4 1 2 3 65 28
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
Last 5 v.TOR 2-3 36.1 25 9 7 13 33 2 1.73 65
2010-06-06 @TOR W 7.0 1 2 2 4 9 1 106 72
2008-09-09 TOR L 6.0 5 2 2 3 5 0 98 56
2008-05-05 @TOR L 7.2 8 1 1 1 9 1 121 67
2007-07-29 TOR L 7.2 5 4 2 3 5 0 111 59
2007-06-01 @TOR W 8.0 6 0 0 2 5 0 107 73
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   47-22   Road:   38-28   ExtrInn: 4-3 
 vsRHP:  55-32   vsLHP:  30-18   1-Run:  15-12
 vsEast: 28-20   vsCntrl:23-13   vsWest: 23-10 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
135 Fri, Sep  3   TOR  W   7-3       85-50  1st  1.5 up
134 Thu, Sep  2   OAK  W   5-0       84-50  1st  1.5 up
133 Wed, Sep  1   OAK  W   4-3       83-50  1st  1.0 up
132 Tue, Aug 31   OAK  W   9-3       82-50  1st  1.0 up
131 Mon, Aug 30   OAK  W  11-5       81-50  1st    Tied
130 Sun, Aug 29  @CHW  W   2-1       80-50  1st    Tied
129 Sat, Aug 28  @CHW  W  12-9       79-50  1st    Tied
128 Fri, Aug 27  @CHW  L   4-9       78-50  1st    Tied
127 Wed, Aug 25  @TOR  L   3-6       78-49  1st    Tied
126 Tue, Aug 24  @TOR  W  11-5       78-48  1st    Tied
 Last 10: 8-2    Last 20:14-6    Last 30:19-11
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Fri, Sep 03, 2010 NYY  7  TOR  3        W:Kerry Wood (3-4), L: Brandon Morrow (10-7), S: none
Wed, Aug 25, 2010 TOR  6  NYY  3        W:Brett Cecil (11-6), L: Phil Hughes (15-6), S: Kevin Gregg (29)
Tue, Aug 24, 2010 NYY 11 @TOR  5        W:Dustin Moseley (4-2), L: Marc Rzepczynski (1-2), S: none
Mon, Aug 23, 2010 TOR  3  NYY  2        W:Scott Downs (5-5), L: David Robertson (2-4), S: Kevin Gregg (28)
Wed, Aug 04, 2010 NYY  5  TOR  1        W:Phil Hughes (13-4), L: Shaun Marcum (10-5), S: none
Tue, Aug 03, 2010 TOR  8 @NYY  2        W:Ricky Romero (9-7), L: Dustin Moseley (1-1), S: none
Mon, Aug 02, 2010 TOR  8 @NYY  6        W:Brandon Morrow (8-6), L: A.J. Burnett (9-9), S: Kevin Gregg (24)
Sun, Jul 04, 2010 NYY  7  TOR  6 (10)   W:David Robertson (1-3), L: David Purcey (0-1), S: none
Sat, Jul 03, 2010 NYY 11  TOR  3        W:Andy Pettitte (10-2), L: Ricky Romero (6-5), S: none
Fri, Jul 02, 2010 TOR  6 @NYY  1 (11)   W:Jason Frasor (3-1), L: David Robertson (0-3), S: none
Season Series: 2010 - TOR over 7-6; 2009 - NYY won 12-6; 2008 - Tied 9-9; All-Time - NYY leads 265-212

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

STL  4.53

SEA  3.22

RA/G

SDP  3.54

FLA  4.35

PIT  5.43

BA

J. Hamilton  .362

C. McGehee  .285

B. Wood  .162

OBP

J. Morneau  .437

J. Upton  .359

B. Wood  .188

SLG

J. Hamilton  .638

J. Mauer  .472

R. Tejada  .213

OPS

M. Cabrera  1.066

D. Young  .818

B. Wood  .404

ERA

C. Buchholz  2.21

B. Cecil  3.74

K. Correia  5.52

K/9IP

B. Morrow  10.95

J. Danks  7.04

M. Buehrle  4.00

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Blue Jays Batters (4.65 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
45.Mitre
G/S/vB
47.Nova
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
9.Arencibia G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 23/17 .217/.217/.522/.739 .000/1.000 .182 18/.111 0/0 2/0
19.Bautista G/S/vP 9/1.569 1/no AB 11/.788 ··· 9/2.334 6/1.917 4/.000 9/1.389 5/.400 565/462 .269/.388/.622/1.009 .885/1.037 .852 105/1.158 6/2 43/6
14.Buck G/S/vP 23/.682 ··· 6/.583 2/.000 4/1.000 ··· 7/.286 2/1.000 4/.250 347/280 .279/.308/.488/.796 1.202/.696 .853 43/.717 0/0 15/1
5.Escobar G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· 3/1.000 ··· 4/.500 3/1.667 1/.000 2/.000 1/.000 465/365 .255/.338/.321/.659 .807/.620 .698 80/.695 5/2 3/14
2.Hill G/S/vP 17/.551 1/.000 18/.411 2/.500 17/.761 4/.750 10/.200 5/.000 4/1.250 488/373 .212/.281/.402/.683 .466/.746 .619 91/.622 1/2 21/8
15.Lewis* G/S/vP 8/.393 ··· 6/.333 2/.000 3/.000 3/.666 2/.000 1/no AB 2/.000 461/362 .262/.330/.420/.750 .657/.777 .764 81/.609 16/5 8/3
26.Lind* G/S/vP 8/.542 1/2.000 17/.673 4/.250 13/1.077 4/.500 4/.000 4/.250 3/.000 527/398 .230/.285/.407/.692 .319/.816 .598 91/.786 0/0 19/0
18.McCoy G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 69/48 .200/.246/.246/.493 .714/.400 .399 15/.400 4/1 0/1
6.McDonald G/S/vP 11/.899 1/2.000 8/.661 ··· ··· 2/.000 6/.900 4/.500 1/.000 126/94 .254/.282/.483/.765 .791/.756 .684 40/1.069 2/1 5/4
8.Molina G/S/vP 10/.550 ··· 3/.000 3/.000 1/2.000 4/.000 4/.000 3/.333 2/.500 160/120 .248/.314/.359/.673 .387/.770 .670 39/.397 1/0 4/1
35.Overbay* G/S/vP 28/.646 1/.000 19/.845 5/.650 12/1.383 4/1.250 11/.364 7/1.524 15/.564 502/389 .247/.333/.429/.762 .726/.772 .713 68/.817 1/0 16/5
45.Snider* G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· 7/.000 1/.000 6/3.033 3/2.334 4/.500 2/.000 1/.000 226/186 .242/.305/.449/.755 .720/.763 .791 72/.612 5/2 9/2
10.Wells G/S/vP 39/.615 3/.666 22/.909 ··· 16/.688 6/.533 20/1.067 12/.167 6/.367 535/428 .266/.320/.500/.820 .620/.867 .712 89/.682 5/3 23/0
1.Wise* G/S/vP ··· ··· 5/1.250 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 1/no AB 7/.714 72/64 .271/.282/.486/.767 .250/.834 .911 15/.533 4/0 3/0
IP 139.0 3.2 149.1 32.1 46.2 18.2 49.2 47.2 35.0 TOTAL .249/.313/.453/.767 .660/.795 .726 .718 49/17 203/79
ERA-K/9 4.86/7.2 2.45/7.3 4.10/7.4 2.51/7.8 3.47/4.8 2.89/5.3 1.09/7.1 3.97/10.9 3.86/9.0 3.85/7.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Arencibia (2-2-0)
 Buck (37-15-1)
 Molina (17-14-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 592/.249 14/.167 621/.250 136/.233 184/.217 79/.284 185/.162 216/.260 157/.233 .247  Bautista
 Wells
 Wise
 Snider
 Lewis
 McDonald
 Lind
 McCoy
0/1/97/11
0/125/0/5
8/13/9/2
30/0/28/2
82/7/7/1
2/0/0/0
15/0/0/0
5/2/2/0
OPS .796 .452 .702 .657 .664 .735 .436 .753 .719 .714
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 317/.886 6/.333 321/.752 64/.476 93/.588 30/.867 86/.503 86/.809 77/.686 .738
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 275/.697 8/.542 300/.650 72/.819 91/.745 49/.649 99/.377 130/.716 80/.738 .696
Home 255/.881 14/.452 366/.754 83/.651 100/.835 26/.950 93/.374 114/.680 91/.846
Last 28d days 96/.906 4/.250 120/.741 28/.481 47/.552 67/.749 38/.630 44/.872 48/.466
HR/SB/CS 27/3/4 0/1/1 19/10/4 2/2/0 6/9/0 2/3/0 1/1/0 5/4/1 4/6/0 143/107/22
Usage ····X··· ·o······ ···X···· o·o··oo· ·······X X····X·· o·X··oo· X··o··o· X·X··X··
Yankees Batters (5.43 RS/G) vs. Blue Jays Pitchers (4.42 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 34.Rzepczynski*
G/S/vB
57.Camp
G/S/vB
39.Carlson*
G/S/vB
37.Downs*
G/S/vB
54.Frasor
G/S/vB
63.Gregg
G/S/vB
44.Janssen
G/S/vB
28.Marcum
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
17.Berkman# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 2/.500 1/no AB 7/1.571 2/.000 3/.000 409/329 .244/.364/.424/.789 .583/.841 .881 27/1.028 3/2 13/1
24.Cano* G/S/vP 7/1.429 10/1.350 11/.573 25/.573 14/.742 4/.833 7/1.000 15/.829 579/380 .318/.382/.549/.931 .911/.941 .941 112/.821 2/2 26/3
29.Cervelli G/S/vP ··· 3/.000 2/1.000 2/.000 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 272/183 .251/.325/.311/.635 .726/.592 .659 30/.559 1/1 0/10
11.Gardner* G/S/vP ··· 3/.666 4/1.667 5/.200 3/2.000 1/.000 3/.000 2/1.500 484/337 .283/.390/.382/.771 .749/.781 .815 94/.808 39/7 5/1
27.Golson G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 5/3 .400/.400/.400/.800 2.000/.000 2.000 / 0/1 0/0
14.Granderson* G/S/vP 2/2.000 3/.666 4/.500 8/.000 5/.400 9/.222 6/1.267 7/1.286 423/283 .252/.324/.459/.783 .674/.838 .839 96/.936 10/2 17/1
2.Jeter G/S/vP 7/1.286 22/.682 1/.000 14/1.392 26/.490 11/.705 6/.000 26/1.042 616/421 .266/.332/.373/.705 .874/.627 .812 116/.594 15/5 10/5
26.Kearns G/S/vP 2/.000 3/.666 1/.000 ··· 2/no AB 14/.800 3/.000 6/1.417 419/269 .267/.353/.411/.765 .763/.765 .727 71/.797 4/1 10/4
18.Moeller G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/no AB ··· 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 12/9 .182/.250/.364/.614 1.000/.472 .500 0/ 0/0 0/0
12.Nunez G/S/vP 2/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 3/.666 ··· 41/21 .308/.341/.410/.752 .800/.697 .650 41/.752 3/0 1/1
19.Pena# G/S/vP ··· 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/1.000 ··· 146/116 .230/.259/.252/.511 .184/.589 .516 41/.626 6/0 0/4
20.Posada# G/S/vP 4/1.750 13/1.007 3/2.667 20/.461 17/1.104 9/.472 7/1.381 20/1.561 383/250 .265/.371/.489/.860 .915/.829 .981 86/.965 3/0 17/8
33.Swisher# G/S/vP 7/1.904 12/.872 7/.000 12/.917 16/.795 6/1.500 9/.472 13/.648 544/354 .295/.367/.527/.894 .849/.917 .853 96/.814 1/2 25/3
25.Teixeira# G/S/vP 7/1.286 9/1.015 1/.000 13/.408 12/.333 15/.910 10/.633 7/1.738 592/407 .268/.373/.513/.886 .966/.851 1.015 98/1.017 0/1 30/3
38.Thames G/S/vP 2/3.500 4/.500 ··· 6/.666 4/1.000 2/.000 2/1.500 ··· 186/82 .304/.382/.528/.910 .926/.890 .745 66/1.026 0/0 10/3
IP 31.1 62.0 6.2 52.1 51.1 48.1 62.0 163.0 TOTAL .270/.352/.446/.797 .808/.792 .846 .840 86/25 171/66
ERA-K/9 6.03/8.1 2.76/6.0 5.40/4.0 2.75/7.1 4.03/9.5 3.35/9.7 3.63/8.1 3.53/7.6 4.15/7.5

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Cervelli (48-9-2)
 Moeller (4-1-2)
 Posada (55-12-7)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 145/.302 246/.238 31/.308 210/.223 229/.254 205/.226 266/.276 668/.242 .251  Gardner
 Swisher
 Granderson
 Thames
 Kearns
 Pena
 Golson
103/40/0/10
0/1/117/8
0/109/0/4
20/0/7/1
82/5/28/1
0/0/2/0
0/4/3/0
OPS .903 .694 1.015 .617 .700 .692 .738 .695 .725
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 35/.557 92/.836 12/.350 79/.554 94/.774 98/.643 120/.791 338/.507 .680
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 110/1.003 154/.610 19/1.438 131/.653 135/.652 107/.733 146/.695 330/.892 .753
Road 72/.776 126/.811 14/.685 124/.513 134/.796 101/.759 130/.639 373/.699
Last 28d days 92/.818 41/.593 31/1.015 34/.982 37/.513 25/.684 54/.813 128/.748
HR/SB/CS 5/2/1 7/7/1 2/1/0 3/3/0 2/5/1 4/2/0 6/3/1 21/5/8 125/56/31
Usage ·····X·· ··X·o··X ·····X·o ··X···Xo ···o··oo ······oX o··X·o·· ··X····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.