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Game Preview: NYY @ TEX, 8:05pm, Wednesday, August 11, 2010 @Rangers Ballpark in Arlington

Yankees, 69-43, 69-43 1st, ½ up

SP: Javier Vazquez (34, RHP, 9-8, 4.63)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. TEX Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (9-8) 118.2 106 64 61 46 94 21 4.63
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 3-2 43.2 40 21 18 14 31 8 3.71 53
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
2010-06-30 SEA L 6.0 6 3 3 2 8 2 113 54
Last 5 v.TEX 2-2 31.1 35 20 20 7 34 4 5.74 49
2008-07-21 TEX L 7.0 4 3 3 2 10 1 113 65
2007-04-19 TEX ND 6.0 4 3 3 1 4 1 80 55
2006-06-14 @TEX L 6.0 10 6 6 2 7 2 99 33
2006-06-03 TEX W 6.1 11 5 5 1 7 0 115 37
2004-05-23 @TEX W 6.0 6 3 3 1 6 0 99 53
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   37-20   Road:   32-23   ExtrInn: 4-3 
 vsRHP:  47-26   vsLHP:  22-17   1-Run:  11-9 
 vsEast: 26-18   vsCntrl:16-9    vsWest: 16-9  IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
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
107 Wed, Aug  4   TOR  W   5-1       67-40  1st    Tied
106 Tue, Aug  3   TOR  L   2-8       66-40  2nd  1.0 gb
105 Mon, Aug  2   TOR  L   6-8       66-39  1st    Tied
104 Sun, Aug  1  @TBR  L   0-3       66-38  1st  1.0 up
103 Sat, Jul 31  @TBR  W   5-4       66-37  1st  2.0 up
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:18-12
Rangers, 65-47, 65-47 1st, 8½ up

SP: Cliff Lee (31, LHP, 10-5, 2.44)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. NYY Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (10-5) 155.0 133 47 42 9 126 9 2.44
2009 (14-13) 231.2 245 88 83 43 181 17 3.22
2008 (22-3) 223.1 214 68 63 34 170 12 2.54
Last 7 GS 3-2 59.1 50 17 16 4 48 4 2.43 67
2010-08-06 @OAK W 8.0 7 1 1 0 8 0 112 72
2010-08-01 @LAA L 8.0 9 4 4 2 4 0 110 50
2010-07-27 OAK ND 9.0 5 1 0 0 13 0 118 88
2010-07-22 LAA W 8.1 5 2 2 0 4 1 99 69
2010-07-17 @BOS ND 9.0 6 2 2 1 6 0 105 72
2010-07-10 BAL L 9.0 9 6 6 0 2 3 95 47
2010-07-04 @DET W 8.0 9 1 1 1 11 0 111 70
Last 5 v.NYY 3-2 34.0 40 15 11 8 20 4 2.91 52
2010-06-29 @NYY W 9.0 8 4 3 1 2 2 115 58
2009-05-29 NYY L 6.0 9 3 3 2 5 0 112 45
2009-04-16 @NYY W 6.0 7 1 1 3 4 1 115 55
2008-05-07 @NYY W 7.0 6 0 0 0 7 0 103 72
2006-07-06 NYY L 6.0 10 7 4 2 2 1 100 30
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   37-21   Road:   28-26   ExtrInn: 8-5 
 vsRHP:  45-32   vsLHP:  20-15   1-Run:  20-16
 vsEast: 10-16   vsCntrl:18-13   vsWest: 23-14 IL:14-4 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
112 Tue, Aug 10   NYY  W   4-3 (10)  65-47  1st  8.5 up
111 Sun, Aug  8  @OAK  L   2-3       64-47  1st  7.5 up
110 Sat, Aug  7  @OAK  L   2-6       64-46  1st  8.5 up
109 Fri, Aug  6  @OAK  W   5-1       64-45  1st  9.5 up
108 Thu, Aug  5  @SEA  W   6-0       63-45  1st  8.5 up
107 Wed, Aug  4  @SEA  W  11-6       62-45  1st  8.0 up
106 Tue, Aug  3  @SEA  L   2-3       61-45  1st  8.0 up
105 Sun, Aug  1  @LAA  L   1-4       61-44  1st  8.0 up
104 Sat, Jul 31  @LAA  W   2-1       61-43  1st  8.5 up
103 Fri, Jul 30  @LAA  L   7-9       60-43  1st  8.0 up
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:17-13
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Tue, Aug 10, 2010 TEX  4  NYY  3 (10)   W:Neftali Feliz (3-2), L: Mariano Rivera (3-2), S: none
Sun, Apr 18, 2010 NYY  5  TEX  2        W:Andy Pettitte (2-0), L: Rich Harden (0-1), S: Mariano Rivera (5)
Sat, Apr 17, 2010 NYY  7  TEX  3        W:A.J. Burnett (2-0), L: Scott Feldman (1-1), S: none
Fri, Apr 16, 2010 NYY  5  TEX  1  (6)   W:CC Sabathia (2-0), L: C.J. Wilson (0-1), S: none

Thu, Aug 27, 2009 TEX  7 @NYY  2        W:Jason Grilli (2-3), L: A.J. Burnett (10-8), S: none
Wed, Aug 26, 2009 NYY  9  TEX  2        W:Andy Pettitte (11-6), L: Derek Holland (7-8), S: none
Tue, Aug 25, 2009 TEX 10 @NYY  9        W:Kevin Millwood (10-8), L: Joba Chamberlain (8-4), S: none
Thu, Jun 04, 2009 NYY  8  TEX  6        W:David Robertson (1-0), L: C.J. Wilson (3-3), S: Mariano Rivera (12)
Wed, Jun 03, 2009 TEX  4 @NYY  2        W:Scott Feldman (5-0), L: Andy Pettitte (5-2), S: Frank Francisco (12)
Tue, Jun 02, 2009 NYY 12  TEX  3        W:A.J. Burnett (4-2), L: Vicente Padilla (3-3), S: none
Season Series: 2010 - NYY over 3-1; 2009 - NYY won 5-4; 2008 - TEX won 4-3; All-Time - NYY leads 356-245

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  5.31

FLA  4.48

SEA  3.24

RA/G

SDP  3.45

TOR  4.34

ARI  5.50

BA

C. Johnson  .366

A. McCutchen  .283

B. Wood  .167

OBP

J. Morneau  .437

A. Kearns  .357

B. Wood  .184

SLG

M. Cabrera  .627

B. Butler  .461

B. Wood  .224

OPS

J. Morneau  1.055

G. Sanchez  .813

B. Wood  .408

ERA

J. Johnson  1.97

C. Billingsley  3.82

B. Bannister  5.95

K/9IP

B. Morrow  10.68

A. Sanchez  6.92

M. Buehrle  3.73

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

Yankees Batters (5.31 RS/G) vs. Rangers Pitchers (4.07 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 33.Lee*
G/S/vB
30.Feliz
G/S/vB
50.Francisco
G/S/vB
48.Lewis
G/S/vB
52.Mathis
G/S/vB
57.Nippert
G/S/vB
56.O'Day
G/S/vB
64.Ogando
G/S/vB
28.Oliver*
G/S/vB
36.Wilson*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
17.Berkman# G/S/vP 5/1.000 2/.000 6/1.167 7/.000 ··· 3/.000 1/no AB ··· 7/1.381 15/.641 392/316 .237/.360/.416/.776 .545/.834 .664 86/.583 3/2 13/1
24.Cano* G/S/vP 23/.488 2/1.000 6/.666 ··· 3/.000 3/.000 ··· ··· 9/1.445 15/.733 477/319 .330/.388/.563/.951 .930/.961 .975 99/.975 2/2 21/2
29.Cervelli G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· 6/.666 246/162 .255/.326/.316/.642 .756/.584 .605 39/.492 1/0 0/7
27.Curtis* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 47/40 .256/.319/.395/.714 .714/.714 .539 20/.900 0/0 1/0
11.Gardner* G/S/vP 6/.800 ··· 3/.000 ··· 2/2.000 1/no AB ··· ··· 3/.666 3/.000 398/274 .279/.375/.376/.751 .719/.765 .693 78/.501 31/6 5/1
14.Granderson* G/S/vP 42/.758 1/.000 3/2.167 ··· 4/.500 4/.000 1/4.000 ··· 9/1.333 7/.000 336/226 .239/.306/.415/.722 .518/.824 .714 86/.732 10/0 10/1
2.Jeter G/S/vP 34/.925 1/.000 6/.666 6/2.467 2/3.500 3/.333 2/1.000 1/.000 43/.533 15/1.050 515/357 .276/.340/.388/.728 .883/.658 .602 111/.715 12/4 9/4
26.Kearns G/S/vP 5/.400 ··· 3/.333 ··· ··· 2/3.000 1/2.000 1/no AB 2/1.000 6/1.100 356/234 .272/.357/.417/.773 .742/.790 .838 49/.820 4/1 8/4
53.Miranda* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 67/60 .230/.299/.443/.741 .619/.755 .284 16/.779 0/0 3/0
19.Pena# G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 3/.000 107/84 .204/.240/.214/.455 .243/.509 .405 17/.500 4/0 0/4
20.Posada# G/S/vP 26/.975 1/.000 11/.282 8/.250 1/.000 2/2.500 ··· ··· 19/.787 5/.400 305/198 .258/.361/.458/.818 .910/.768 .676 72/.757 1/0 12/7
13.Rodriguez G/S/vP 24/.954 2/.000 12/1.167 ··· 2/2.500 3/1.167 1/.000 ··· 29/1.115 17/.294 457/319 .264/.337/.474/.811 .671/.868 .742 98/.756 3/3 18/6
26.Russo G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 53/26 .188/.250/.229/.479 .500/.451 .596 / 1/0 0/1
33.Swisher# G/S/vP 28/1.191 2/1.000 6/.000 ··· 2/.000 6/.750 1/.000 1/.000 7/.286 22/1.122 463/304 .296/.367/.534/.901 .835/.933 .944 103/.897 1/1 22/3
25.Teixeira# G/S/vP 30/1.100 1/.000 3/.000 ··· 2/.000 7/.858 1/2.000 ··· 5/1.100 5/.200 504/352 .259/.367/.501/.868 .946/.835 .768 104/1.038 0/1 26/2
38.Thames G/S/vP 30/.767 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 3/.666 ··· 1/.000 ··· 9/.888 128/54 .308/.398/.439/.838 .872/.789 .776 25/.809 0/0 3/3
IP 155.0 48.1 50.1 141.2 22.1 42.0 45.2 23.2 47.0 141.2 TOTAL .268/.349/.436/.785 .783/.786 .731 .778 67/19 133/57
ERA-K/9 2.44/7.3 3.35/9.5 3.75/10.4 3.37/9.0 6.04/4.0 5.36/8.4 1.18/5.7 1.14/8.4 2.30/9.8 3.30/6.9 3.77/7.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Cervelli (39-7-2)
 Posada (49-10-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 603/.227 193/.194 211/.251 587/.218 100/.337 204/.314 176/.190 96/.171 182/.230 595/.216 .243  Gardner
 Swisher
 Granderson
 Thames
 Kearns
 Russo
 Pena
 Curtis
80/36/0/8
0/1/98/6
0/86/0/3
20/0/7/1
74/5/14/1
11/0/0/0
0/0/2/0
7/0/9/0
OPS .573 .568 .669 .641 1.017 .906 .492 .493 .609 .635 .703
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 129/.703 88/.441 88/.533 292/.645 45/.843 91/.954 56/.659 31/.553 83/.478 119/.317 .690
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 474/.537 105/.676 123/.761 295/.636 55/1.163 113/.867 120/.414 65/.464 99/.726 476/.716 .711
Home 282/.573 122/.740 115/.706 242/.682 55/.780 126/.972 88/.498 51/.512 84/.501 367/.623
Last 28d days 160/.522 39/.447 40/.539 133/.686 12/.432 2/1.500 37/.372 37/.567 36/.912 121/.673
HR/SB/CS 9/2/2 4/0/0 4/9/1 15/9/3 7/1/2 6/11/0 1/2/1 1/4/0 2/6/3 8/14/8 110/85/29
Usage ····X··· X····o·· X···o·X· ··X····X ········ ········ o·X··o·X o··X···· o·o···X· X·····X·
Rangers Batters (4.96 RS/G) vs. Yankees Pitchers (4.09 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/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
1.Andrus G/S/vP ··· ··· 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 494/361 .274/.362/.314/.676 .710/.663 .661 112/.651 27/12 0/13
14.Arias G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 94/67 .275/.290/.330/.620 .706/.587 .617 8/.625 1/0 0/2
3.Blanco# G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 84/57 .230/.313/.257/.570 .397/.651 .599 7/.286 0/1 0/4
29.Borbon* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 320/244 .266/.300/.347/.647 .634/.651 .690 47/.432 9/6 3/2
8.Cantu G/S/vP 12/1.045 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 9/1.319 5/.000 2/2.000 3/1.667 432/323 .265/.313/.405/.718 .726/.715 .712 67/.636 0/0 10/16
17.Cruz G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· 5/.600 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 3/.333 2/.000 1/.000 305/213 .313/.377/.571/.948 .964/.941 1.046 106/.959 15/4 15/4
19.Davis* G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 3/.000 4/2.083 3/.000 ··· ··· 2/1.000 2/.500 1/.000 113/82 .188/.265/.267/.533 .411/.578 .664 50/.462 2/0 0/2
27.Guerrero G/S/vP 10/.844 1/2.000 5/.400 2/.500 4/.833 ··· 53/1.010 9/.666 2/1.000 16/1.317 449/331 .298/.347/.500/.847 .968/.805 .895 95/.583 4/4 21/2
12.Guzman# G/S/vP 7/.762 ··· 1/2.000 ··· 16/.583 ··· 16/.527 5/.400 1/.000 4/.250 378/251 .267/.313/.339/.652 .770/.595 .774 69/.389 4/2 2/10
32.Hamilton* G/S/vP 3/1.666 ··· 3/1.000 3/.000 5/.650 4/1.000 ··· 3/.666 4/.000 ··· 465/316 .354/.403/.617/1.020 .722/1.163 1.153 97/1.042 7/1 24/4
5.Kinsler G/S/vP 12/.350 ··· 6/.167 2/2.000 2/.000 ··· ··· 6/.833 5/1.933 ··· 342/261 .298/.387/.418/.805 .969/.754 .871 57/.677 10/4 6/6
11.Molina G/S/vP 6/.000 ··· ··· ··· 3/.000 3/1.334 23/.594 7/1.571 1/.000 2/1.000 313/229 .246/.295/.330/.625 .873/.537 .638 66/.641 0/0 5/4
18.Moreland* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· 29/23 .280/.379/.320/.699 .900/.648 1.100 29/.699 2/0 0/0
7.Murphy* G/S/vP 3/1.000 ··· ··· 4/2.000 1/4.000 ··· ··· 3/.666 4/.833 ··· 298/208 .271/.333/.417/.751 .684/.781 .800 67/.884 7/1 8/1
2.Teagarden G/S/vP ··· ··· 3/1.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB 47/29 .122/.217/.366/.583 1.021/.303 .446 14/1.286 0/0 3/2
15.Treanor G/S/vP 3/2.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 211/141 .225/.304/.352/.656 .461/.755 .651 12/.432 1/1 5/2
10.Young G/S/vP 18/.686 ··· 7/.143 1/3.000 7/.453 ··· ··· 21/.714 4/.000 ··· 507/371 .291/.345/.470/.815 .954/.764 .960 110/.757 3/2 16/16
IP 118.2 2.2 128.2 27.1 17.2 33.2 37.1 41.1 41.0 24.1 TOTAL .274/.340/.419/.759 .732/.769 .816 .722 90/36 113/92
ERA-K/9 4.63/7.1 3.38/10.0 3.92/7.7 2.96/7.3 4.08/6.1 4.01/5.1 5.54/7.2 1.09/7.8 3.95/10.5 5.55/9.3 3.85/7.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Molina (64-19-3)
 Teagarden (10-3-1)
 Treanor (33-16-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 496/.241 10/.222 526/.245 114/.230 76/.161 137/.230 166/.283 153/.154 183/.253 114/.258 .246  Murphy
 Hamilton
 Cruz
 Borbon
 Guerrero
 Moreland
 Guzman
44/3/41/7
80/32/0/7
2/0/70/3
0/90/0/2
1/0/12/1
0/0/1/0
0/0/8/0
OPS .774 .522 .687 .665 .580 .703 .813 .419 .705 .812 .711
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 271/.838 5/.400 273/.773 48/.485 45/.468 68/.670 78/.939 71/.526 74/.867 59/.688 .744
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 225/.701 5/.650 253/.598 66/.795 31/.753 69/.737 88/.698 82/.327 109/.604 55/.925 .686
Road 297/.719 / 205/.546 41/.656 36/.456 62/.556 76/.815 80/.467 89/.681 48/.588
Last 28d days 105/.995 10/.522 116/.754 32/.356 / 40/.986 43/.641 28/.516 44/.316 21/.793
HR/SB/CS 21/3/4 0/1/1 16/10/4 2/2/0 2/3/0 5/7/0 7/1/0 1/0/0 3/4/1 4/6/0 115/91/18
Usage ····X··· ········ ·X····X· ooX·o·o· ········ ·······o ··o·X··· X·oo··o· X·X···X· ·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.