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Game Preview: BAL @ NYY, 1:05pm, Monday, September 6, 2010 @Yankee Stadium III

Orioles, 51-86, 51-86 5th, 35 GB, 32½ GB in WC

SP: Brian Matusz (23, LHP, 7-12, 4.72)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. NYY Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (7-12) 150.2 158 83 79 54 117 17 4.72
2009 (5-2) 44.2 52 24 23 14 38 6 4.63
Last 7 GS 4-1 40.1 35 15 15 11 29 3 3.35 55
2010-08-31 BOS W 6.0 6 2 2 1 6 1 98 57
2010-08-25 @CHW W 7.0 3 1 1 1 5 1 117 71
2010-08-19 TEX W 8.0 5 0 0 1 6 0 115 77
2010-08-14 @TBR L 4.0 9 5 5 2 2 1 75 24
2010-08-09 CHW ND 6.0 3 1 1 2 4 0 99 64
2010-08-04 LAA W 6.0 7 1 1 0 3 0 93 57
2010-07-29 @KCR ND 3.1 2 5 5 4 3 0 64 35
Last 5 v.NYY 1-3 25.2 25 10 6 8 12 2 2.10 54
2010-06-01 @NYY L 6.2 6 3 1 3 5 1 108 56
2010-05-04 @NYY L 6.0 6 3 1 3 2 0 100 51
2010-04-29 NYY L 6.0 9 3 3 0 2 1 97 44
2009-09-12 @NYY W 7.0 4 1 1 2 3 0 106 66
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   30-41   Road:   21-45   ExtrInn:11-3 
 vsRHP:  36-58   vsLHP:  15-28   1-Run:  24-18
 vsEast: 14-40   vsCntrl:12-18   vsWest: 18-17 IL: 7-11

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
137 Sun, Sep  5   TBR  W   8-7       51-86  5th 35.0 gb
136 Sat, Sep  4   TBR  W   8-4       50-86  5th 36.0 gb
135 Fri, Sep  3   TBR  L   1-4       49-86  5th 36.0 gb
134 Thu, Sep  2   BOS  L   4-6       49-85  5th 35.0 gb
133 Wed, Sep  1   BOS  L   6-9       49-84  5th 34.0 gb
132 Tue, Aug 31   BOS  W   5-2       49-83  5th 33.0 gb
131 Sun, Aug 29  @LAA  W   1-0       48-83  5th 32.5 gb
130 Sat, Aug 28  @LAA  W   5-0       47-83  5th 32.5 gb
129 Fri, Aug 27  @LAA  W   3-1       46-83  5th 32.5 gb
128 Thu, Aug 26  @CHW  L   0-8       45-83  5th 33.5 gb
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:17-13
Yankees, 86-51, 86-51 1st, 2½ up

SP: A.J. Burnett (33, RHP, 10-12, 5.15)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. BAL Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (10-12) 157.1 172 97 90 65 121 20 5.15
2009 (13-9) 207.0 193 99 93 97 195 25 4.04
2008 (18-10) 221.1 211 109 100 86 231 19 4.07
Last 7 GS 2-4 42.1 51 30 29 18 36 6 6.17 43
2010-09-01 OAK W 6.0 6 3 3 2 8 1 91 54
2010-08-27 @CHW L 3.1 8 9 8 3 3 0 81 10
2010-08-20 SEA L 7.0 12 6 6 3 4 2 122 30
2010-08-15 @KCR L 8.0 4 1 1 3 6 0 103 73
2010-08-10 @TEX ND 7.0 6 3 3 2 4 1 112 55
2010-08-02 TOR L 4.2 8 8 8 2 4 2 95 18
2010-07-28 @CLE W 6.1 7 0 0 3 7 0 114 63
Last 5 v.BAL 2-2 34.1 34 17 16 8 23 5 4.19 52
2010-06-10 @BAL L 6.2 8 4 4 1 5 1 95 46
2010-05-04 BAL W 7.1 5 1 0 2 8 0 107 72
2010-04-29 @BAL W 8.0 3 0 0 1 4 0 116 79
2009-09-12 BAL L 7.0 7 6 6 2 4 2 108 41
2009-09-01 @BAL ND 5.1 11 6 6 2 2 2 109 22
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   48-23   Road:   38-28   ExtrInn: 4-3 
 vsRHP:  55-32   vsLHP:  31-19   1-Run:  15-12
 vsEast: 29-21   vsCntrl:23-13   vsWest: 23-10 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
137 Sun, Sep  5   TOR  L   3-7       86-51  1st  2.5 up
136 Sat, Sep  4   TOR  W   7-5       86-50  1st  2.5 up
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
 Last 10: 8-2    Last 20:14-6    Last 30:19-11
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Thu, Jun 10, 2010 BAL  4  NYY  3        W:Jake Arrieta (1-0), L: A.J. Burnett (6-4), S: David Hernandez (1)
Wed, Jun 09, 2010 NYY  4 @BAL  2        W:CC Sabathia (6-3), L: Chris Tillman (0-2), S: Mariano Rivera (14)
Tue, Jun 08, 2010 NYY 12 @BAL  7        W:Phil Hughes (8-1), L: Kevin Millwood (0-7), S: none
Thu, Jun 03, 2010 NYY  6  BAL  3        W:CC Sabathia (5-3), L: Kevin Millwood (0-6), S: Mariano Rivera (12)
Wed, Jun 02, 2010 NYY  9  BAL  1        W:Phil Hughes (7-1), L: Brad Bergesen (3-4), S: none
Tue, Jun 01, 2010 NYY  3  BAL  1        W:Javier Vazquez (4-5), L: Brian Matusz (2-6), S: Mariano Rivera (11)
Wed, May 05, 2010 NYY  7  BAL  5        W:Andy Pettitte (4-0), L: David Hernandez (0-4), S: Alfredo Aceves (1)
Tue, May 04, 2010 NYY  4  BAL  1        W:A.J. Burnett (4-0), L: Brian Matusz (2-2), S: Joba Chamberlain (2)
Mon, May 03, 2010 NYY  4  BAL  1        W:CC Sabathia (4-1), L: Jeremy Guthrie (0-4), S: Joba Chamberlain (1)
Thu, Apr 29, 2010 NYY  4 @BAL  0        W:A.J. Burnett (3-0), L: Brian Matusz (2-1), S: none
Season Series: 2010 - NYY over 10-2; 2009 - NYY won 13-5; 2008 - NYY won 11-7; All-Time - NYY leads 1232-840

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  5.42

STL  4.50

SEA  3.21

RA/G

SDP  3.56

COL  4.35

PIT  5.48

BA

J. Hamilton  .361

B. Phillips  .287

B. Wood  .162

OBP

J. Morneau  .437

S. Castro  .360

B. Wood  .188

SLG

J. Hamilton  .635

M. Stanton  .471

B. Wood  .216

OPS

M. Cabrera  1.060

G. Sanchez  .820

B. Wood  .404

ERA

C. Buchholz  2.25

L. Hernandez  3.81

K. Correia  5.52

K/9IP

B. Morrow  10.95

J. Danks  7.01

M. Buehrle  4.14

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Orioles Batters (3.75 RS/G) vs. Yankees Pitchers (4.09 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 34.Burnett
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
12.Andino G/S/vP 6/.900 ··· 2/1.500 ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· / /// / / / /
25.Bell# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 122/88 .217/.230/.325/.555 .824/.448 .515 74/.687 0/1 3/4
9.Fox G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB 177/77 .217/.260/.373/.633 .569/.718 .726 13/.647 0/0 6/2
3.Izturis# G/S/vP 25/.341 2/.000 8/.542 3/.666 3/.000 ··· ··· 3/.666 15/.767 439/305 .235/.277/.270/.547 .540/.546 .587 83/.432 9/5 1/8
10.Jones G/S/vP 34/.666 4/.500 17/.764 1/2.000 4/.000 ··· 7/.286 3/1.666 ··· 524/389 .276/.317/.441/.758 .674/.788 .725 59/.712 4/7 17/7
2.Lugo G/S/vP 19/.616 2/1.000 4/.500 3/2.500 2/1.000 ··· 19/.557 2/1.000 12/.697 253/150 .251/.300/.286/.585 .733/.487 .656 32/.566 5/7 0/1
21.Markakis* G/S/vP 49/.688 3/2.667 24/.724 3/.000 5/.800 ··· 16/.713 3/.333 2/.000 599/426 .287/.364/.423/.787 .886/.747 .803 110/.655 6/2 9/2
6.Patterson* G/S/vP 22/.231 ··· 8/.500 2/.000 ··· ··· 5/.600 ··· 2/.000 310/225 .271/.321/.415/.736 .510/.825 .665 45/.729 20/3 8/4
18.Pie* G/S/vP 9/1.000 2/.000 1/.000 2/.500 ··· ··· 2/.500 ··· 1/2.000 230/181 .285/.313/.435/.747 .793/.735 .675 98/.738 4/2 5/1
14.Reimold G/S/vP 9/1.413 2/1.500 5/.400 ··· 4/.500 ··· 4/1.750 2/3.500 1/2.000 103/66 .202/.291/.326/.617 .816/.506 .811 7/.310 0/0 2/1
1.Roberts# G/S/vP 44/.889 5/1.400 14/.374 2/3.000 3/2.333 ··· 16/.775 3/1.667 3/.666 176/133 .269/.347/.397/.744 .682/.763 .829 98/.803 8/2 3/3
30.Scott* G/S/vP 28/1.168 3/.000 15/1.292 3/.667 6/.733 ··· 12/.166 1/2.000 2/1.000 437/340 .288/.357/.562/.919 .795/.955 .710 98/.903 1/0 26/3
15.Tatum G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 109/72 .265/.339/.296/.635 .393/.762 .571 14/.516 1/0 0/3
32.Wieters# G/S/vP 15/.067 ··· 11/.473 ··· 3/.666 ··· 3/.333 2/2.500 2/1.000 425/312 .255/.325/.388/.713 .569/.770 .738 79/.828 0/1 10/4
23.Wigginton G/S/vP 37/.672 2/2.500 12/1.084 1/.000 4/1.750 ··· 10/.300 1/no AB 14/.368 545/403 .252/.320/.430/.750 .699/.768 .711 107/.566 0/1 20/18
IP 157.1 4.0 155.1 33.1 49.1 18.2 50.2 47.2 36.0 TOTAL .258/.314/.388/.703 .659/.719 .682 .690 62/31 119/108
ERA-K/9 5.15/6.9 2.25/9.0 4.29/7.4 2.43/7.8 3.47/4.6 2.89/5.3 1.07/7.3 3.97/10.9 3.75/9.0 3.88/7.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Fox (3-3-0)
 Tatum (22-2-1)
 Wieters (48-19-2)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 698/.283 16/.154 647/.252 140/.234 196/.227 79/.284 189/.164 216/.260 160/.228 .247  Jones
 Markakis
 Pie
 Patterson
 Fox
 Reimold
 Lugo
 Scott
0/125/0/8
0/0/135/7
51/8/1/6
53/9/1/4
13/0/0/1
16/0/1/1
1/0/0/0
14/0/0/0
OPS .814 .466 .718 .652 .678 .735 .437 .753 .704 .717
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 364/.813 6/.333 332/.751 67/.485 99/.614 30/.867 88/.515 86/.809 79/.667 .740
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 334/.815 10/.543 315/.684 73/.807 97/.748 49/.649 101/.369 130/.716 81/.729 .699
Home 312/.820 16/.466 392/.777 87/.644 112/.843 26/.950 97/.379 114/.680 94/.817
Last 28d days 138/.790 6/.333 121/.859 27/.576 59/.621 67/.749 41/.633 40/.933 46/.436
HR/SB/CS 20/34/5 0/1/1 22/10/4 2/2/0 6/9/0 2/3/0 1/1/0 5/4/1 4/6/0 148/107/22
Usage ····X··· o··o···· X····X·· ·oo·o··o X······· ··X····X ·oo·X··o ··X··o·· ·oX·X··X
Yankees Batters (5.42 RS/G) vs. Orioles Pitchers (5.09 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 17.Matusz*
G/S/vB
37.Albers
G/S/vB
57.Arrieta
G/S/vB
51.Gonzalez*
G/S/vB
43.Johnson
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
17.Berkman# G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 6/.900 2/1.000 414/330 .244/.362/.421/.784 .554/.845 .869 27/.787 3/2 13/1
24.Cano* G/S/vP 12/1.167 6/1.333 3/1.667 2/.000 9/1.112 583/381 .319/.383/.549/.931 .907/.944 .942 108/.845 2/2 26/3
29.Cervelli G/S/vP 9/1.306 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/2.000 276/184 .255/.327/.322/.649 .774/.588 .689 34/.678 1/1 0/10
11.Gardner* G/S/vP 6/.167 2/1.500 ··· ··· 3/.000 494/338 .286/.394/.386/.780 .760/.789 .831 100/.862 40/7 5/1
27.Golson G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 8/3 .375/.375/.500/.875 1.400/.000 1.250 3/1.000 0/1 0/0
14.Granderson* G/S/vP 6/.834 2/1.000 3/2.167 ··· 2/.000 431/285 .249/.320/.452/.772 .659/.831 .817 96/.941 10/2 17/1
2.Jeter G/S/vP 15/1.038 9/.222 3/1.667 ··· 8/.393 626/424 .264/.331/.372/.703 .873/.622 .804 116/.569 15/5 10/5
26.Kearns G/S/vP 3/.000 3/.000 ··· 9/.222 2/.000 419/269 .267/.353/.411/.765 .763/.765 .727 67/.772 4/1 10/4
18.Moeller G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 2/.500 2/.000 ··· 12/9 .182/.250/.364/.614 1.000/.472 .500 0/ 0/0 0/0
12.Nunez G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 44/21 .286/.318/.381/.699 .696/.697 .565 44/.699 3/0 1/1
19.Pena# G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· 150/117 .239/.272/.261/.533 .299/.595 .549 45/.690 6/1 0/4
20.Posada# G/S/vP 1/.000 5/.600 3/.000 1/.000 3/.666 387/251 .264/.370/.489/.859 .918/.825 .976 82/1.011 3/0 17/8
13.Rodriguez G/S/vP 12/.650 8/.542 ··· ··· 7/.572 488/341 .266/.334/.484/.818 .663/.881 .873 36/.963 4/3 21/6
33.Swisher# G/S/vP 13/.077 7/.429 3/.000 ··· 6/1.100 545/355 .295/.366/.526/.892 .849/.914 .850 87/.855 1/2 25/3
25.Teixeira# G/S/vP 11/.739 13/1.203 3/1.000 1/.000 4/.000 601/410 .266/.376/.509/.885 .967/.848 1.009 97/.974 0/1 30/3
38.Thames G/S/vP 12/1.000 ··· 3/.000 1/no AB 2/1.000 194/84 .302/.376/.533/.909 .891/.935 .757 71/1.010 0/0 11/3
IP 150.2 63.1 88.0 17.2 12.2 TOTAL .270/.352/.445/.797 .806/.793 .845 .843 87/26 172/66
ERA-K/9 4.72/7.0 4.26/5.8 5.11/4.5 4.58/10.2 6.39/8.5 4.81/6.1

 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 659/.269 274/.255 399/.272 78/.219 64/.386 .280  Gardner
 Swisher
 Granderson
 Kearns
 Thames
 Pena
 Golson
105/40/0/10
0/1/117/8
0/111/0/4
82/5/29/1
20/0/8/1
0/0/2/0
0/4/5/0
OPS .749 .707 .784 .664 .988 .793
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 144/.643 105/.848 224/.924 28/.907 28/1.084 .850
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 515/.778 169/.618 175/.607 50/.521 36/.912 .750
Road 301/.794 133/.690 195/.752 36/.519 35/.878
Last 28d days 97/.691 33/.531 125/.802 27/.556 15/1.214
HR/SB/CS 17/17/3 6/8/1 9/9/1 1/0/0 2/0/0 160/72/22
Usage ·····X·· ···XX··· ····X··· Xo···o·o X·o··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.