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Game Preview: NYY @ TEX, 8:05pm, Friday, September 10, 2010 @Rangers Ballpark in Arlington

Yankees, 87-53, 87-53 1st, 2½ up

SP: Javier Vazquez (34, RHP, 10-9, 5.01)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. TEX Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (10-9) 143.2 135 83 80 59 117 29 5.01
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 1-2 34.2 44 29 26 19 28 11 6.75 40
2010-09-04 TOR ND 4.2 4 5 5 4 6 2 88 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
Last 5 v.TEX 1-2 29.2 37 23 23 8 29 5 6.98 42
2010-08-11 @TEX ND 4.1 8 6 6 2 1 1 82 22
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
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   49-25   Road:   38-28   ExtrInn: 4-3 
 vsRHP:  56-33   vsLHP:  31-20   1-Run:  16-13
 vsEast: 30-23   vsCntrl:23-13   vsWest: 23-10 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
140 Wed, Sep  8   BAL  W   3-2       87-53  1st  2.5 up
139 Tue, Sep  7   BAL  L   2-6       86-53  1st  1.5 up
138 Mon, Sep  6   BAL  L   3-4       86-52  1st  2.5 up
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
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:13-7    Last 30:18-12
Rangers, 77-63, 77-63 1st, 7½ up

SP: C.J. Wilson (29, LHP, 14-6, 3.10)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. NYY Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (14-6) 177.0 134 68 61 81 145 8 3.10
2009 (5-6) 73.2 66 29 23 32 84 3 2.81
2008 (2-2) 46.1 49 35 31 27 41 8 6.02
Last 7 GS 4-1 43.2 34 16 15 19 45 1 3.09 58
2010-09-05 @MIN L 5.1 7 6 6 4 5 0 99 31
2010-08-30 @KCR W 7.2 2 0 0 4 6 0 110 77
2010-08-25 MIN W 6.0 7 3 2 2 6 0 103 52
2010-08-20 @BAL W 8.2 3 0 0 1 12 0 118 89
2010-08-15 BOS W 7.2 4 1 1 1 8 0 113 74
2010-08-10 NYY ND 5.1 5 2 2 3 5 0 96 52
2010-08-04 @SEA ND 3.0 6 4 4 4 3 1 85 30
Last 5 v.NYY 0-1 11.1 12 7 5 6 10 0 3.97 48
2010-08-10 NYY ND 5.1 5 2 2 3 5 0 96 52
2010-04-16 @NYY L 6.0 7 5 3 3 5 0 112 44
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   43-26   Road:   34-37   ExtrInn: 9-5 
 vsRHP:  54-41   vsLHP:  23-22   1-Run:  24-20
 vsEast: 16-25   vsCntrl:23-18   vsWest: 24-16 IL:14-4 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
140 Thu, Sep  9  @TOR  W   4-2       77-63  1st  7.5 up
139 Wed, Sep  8  @TOR  W   8-1       76-63  1st  7.0 up
138 Tue, Sep  7  @TOR  L   5-8       75-63  1st  7.0 up
137 Mon, Sep  6  @TOR  L   2-7       75-62  1st  7.0 up
136 Sun, Sep  5  @MIN  L   5-6       75-61  1st  8.0 up
135 Sat, Sep  4  @MIN  L   4-12      75-60  1st  8.0 up
134 Fri, Sep  3  @MIN  L   3-4       75-59  1st  9.0 up
133 Wed, Sep  1  @KCR  W   4-3       75-58  1st  9.5 up
132 Tue, Aug 31  @KCR  L   9-10      74-58  1st  8.5 up
131 Mon, Aug 30  @KCR  W   3-0       74-57  1st  8.5 up
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:13-17
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Wed, Aug 11, 2010 NYY  7 @TEX  6        W:Kerry Wood (2-4), L: Neftali Feliz (3-3), S: Mariano Rivera (24)
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)
Season Series: 2010 - NYY over 4-1; 2009 - NYY won 5-4; 2008 - TEX won 4-3; All-Time - NYY leads 357-245

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  5.36

STL  4.53

SEA  3.23

RA/G

SDP  3.53

CIN  4.35

PIT  5.43

BA

J. Hamilton  .361

D. Murphy  .286

B. Wood  .162

OBP

J. Morneau  .437

A. Jackson  .359

B. Wood  .188

SLG

J. Thome  .635

R. Weeks  .472

B. Wood  .216

OPS

J. Morneau  1.055

J. Edmonds  .818

B. Wood  .404

ERA

M. Latos  2.21

L. Hernandez  3.82

K. Correia  5.46

K/9IP

B. Morrow  10.95

C. Richard  7.01

M. Buehrle  4.14

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Yankees Batters (5.36 RS/G) vs. Rangers Pitchers (4.28 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 36.Wilson*
G/S/vB
30.Feliz
G/S/vB
62.Kirkman*
G/S/vB
48.Lewis
G/S/vB
57.Nippert
G/S/vB
56.O'Day
G/S/vB
64.Ogando
G/S/vB
28.Oliver*
G/S/vB
59.Rapada*
G/S/vB
46.Strop
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
17.Berkman# G/S/vP 15/.641 3/.333 ··· 7/.000 3/.000 1/no AB ··· 7/1.381 ··· ··· 422/336 .248/.367/.425/.793 .540/.860 .677 22/.955 3/2 13/1
24.Cano* G/S/vP 15/.733 2/1.000 ··· ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· 9/1.445 1/.000 ··· 595/390 .318/.380/.542/.922 .903/.932 .920 103/.833 2/2 26/3
29.Cervelli G/S/vP 6/.666 ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 281/187 .252/.328/.318/.647 .771/.585 .615 31/.772 1/1 0/10
22.Curtis* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 48/41 .250/.313/.386/.699 .714/.695 .539 1/.000 0/0 1/0
11.Gardner* G/S/vP 3/.000 1/2.000 ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· 3/.666 ··· ··· 505/347 .284/.389/.383/.772 .749/.782 .729 99/.834 40/7 5/1
27.Golson G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 8/3 .375/.375/.500/.875 1.400/.000 .500 3/1.000 0/2 0/0
14.Granderson* G/S/vP 7/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 4/.000 1/4.000 ··· 9/1.333 ··· ··· 437/291 .246/.318/.446/.764 .659/.818 .721 92/.903 11/2 17/2
2.Jeter G/S/vP 15/1.050 2/1.000 ··· 6/2.467 3/.333 3/.666 1/.000 43/.533 1/.000 ··· 638/433 .262/.328/.369/.697 .875/.614 .601 108/.492 16/5 10/6
26.Kearns G/S/vP 6/1.100 ··· ··· ··· 2/3.000 1/2.000 1/no AB 2/1.000 ··· 1/.000 419/269 .267/.353/.411/.765 .763/.765 .801 52/.645 4/1 10/4
18.Moeller G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· 5/.400 ··· ··· 12/9 .182/.250/.364/.614 1.000/.472 .733 0/ 0/0 0/0
12.Nunez G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 44/21 .286/.318/.381/.699 .696/.697 .855 44/.699 3/0 1/1
19.Pena# G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/no AB ··· 152/119 .236/.268/.257/.526 .299/.585 .500 45/.690 6/1 0/4
20.Posada# G/S/vP 5/.400 1/.000 ··· 8/.250 2/2.500 ··· ··· 19/.787 1/.000 ··· 395/255 .262/.367/.485/.852 .889/.830 .723 82/1.052 3/0 17/8
13.Rodriguez G/S/vP 17/.294 2/.000 ··· ··· 3/1.167 1/.000 1/.000 29/1.115 ··· ··· 497/347 .269/.336/.490/.826 .690/.882 .772 25/1.313 4/3 22/6
33.Swisher# G/S/vP 22/1.122 3/.666 ··· ··· 6/.750 1/.000 1/.000 8/.250 2/2.500 ··· 557/363 .292/.364/.524/.888 .837/.914 .934 83/.849 1/2 26/3
25.Teixeira# G/S/vP 5/.200 1/.000 ··· ··· 7/.858 1/2.000 ··· 5/1.100 2/2.000 ··· 613/419 .264/.372/.501/.873 .962/.833 .755 99/.939 0/1 30/3
38.Thames G/S/vP 9/.888 1/.000 ··· ··· 3/.666 ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· ··· 198/85 .306/.379/.532/.911 .884/.948 1.091 61/.995 0/0 11/3
IP 177.0 60.0 10.0 177.0 44.1 56.0 32.1 55.0 3.0 7.0 TOTAL .269/.350/.443/.793 .802/.789 .748 .834 89/27 174/69
ERA-K/9 3.10/7.4 3.15/9.2 0.90/9.0 3.86/8.8 5.08/7.9 2.09/6.1 1.39/9.2 2.62/9.8 0.00/9.0 10.29/9.0 3.99/7.3

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Cervelli (48-9-2)
 Moeller (4-1-2)
 Posada (55-12-8)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 735/.209 238/.186 39/.171 746/.235 212/.301 219/.202 134/.191 215/.234 10/.000 38/.375 .247  Gardner
 Swisher
 Granderson
 Thames
 Kearns
 Golson
 Curtis
 Pena
108/42/0/10
0/1/120/9
0/114/0/4
22/0/8/2
82/5/29/1
0/4/5/0
7/0/9/0
0/0/2/0
OPS .606 .550 .431 .677 .875 .559 .538 .648 .100 1.192 .714
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 152/.381 110/.431 21/.649 382/.706 93/.930 69/.590 49/.627 102/.530 7/.000 15/1.114 .701
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 583/.666 128/.650 18/.174 364/.647 119/.833 150/.545 85/.489 113/.762 3/.333 23/1.244 .722
Home 421/.611 149/.693 20/.417 326/.691 126/.972 100/.510 75/.568 96/.512 / 16/1.223
Last 28d days 140/.487 35/.454 39/.431 159/.808 8/.125 39/.917 32/.646 26/.808 10/.100 22/1.493
HR/SB/CS 8/16/8 5/0/0 0/0/0 20/11/4 6/11/0 4/3/1 2/5/1 4/7/3 0/0/0 2/1/0 147/100/33
Usage ····X··· oo······ ··X·o··· X····X·· ····oX·· ooo···o· ····o·o· ·oo····· o·oo··o· ··oo·X··
Rangers Batters (4.84 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
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/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
1.Andrus G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/4.000 2/.000 ··· 589/434 .276/.355/.315/.670 .690/.664 .640 84/.628 29/14 0/15
3.Blanco# G/S/vP 3/.666 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 166/113 .285/.329/.364/.694 .572/.748 .712 77/.827 0/2 0/6
29.Borbon* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 389/297 .273/.304/.347/.652 .584/.671 .687 69/.672 11/7 3/3
8.Cantu G/S/vP 12/1.045 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 5/.000 2/2.000 3/1.667 481/343 .253/.304/.386/.690 .650/.706 .679 49/.447 0/0 10/16
17.Cruz G/S/vP 5/.400 ··· 5/.600 1/.000 ··· ··· 3/.333 2/.000 2/.000 361/256 .313/.368/.567/.935 1.012/.903 1.074 46/.793 15/4 17/4
21.Francoeur G/S/vP 10/.900 ··· 7/.000 4/.750 3/.666 ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 3/.666 459/339 .240/.294/.368/.662 .773/.623 .628 68/.634 8/3 11/3
6.German G/S/vP 11/.989 ··· ··· 3/1.167 4/.000 ··· 2/1.500 ··· ··· / /// / / / /
27.Guerrero G/S/vP 13/.641 1/2.000 5/.400 2/.500 ··· ··· 10/.600 2/1.000 17/1.361 560/408 .301/.345/.500/.845 .948/.807 .874 101/.857 4/5 26/2
15.Guzman# G/S/vP 9/.583 ··· 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 5/.400 1/.000 5/.200 396/266 .266/.311/.337/.648 .752/.600 .751 13/.801 4/2 2/11
32.Hamilton* G/S/vP 6/1.833 ··· 3/1.000 3/.000 4/1.000 ··· 4/.500 4/.000 1/2.000 559/377 .361/.414/.635/1.049 .789/1.175 1.205 83/1.082 8/1 31/4
5.Kinsler G/S/vP 12/.350 ··· 6/.167 2/2.000 ··· ··· 6/.833 5/1.933 ··· 374/283 .291/.375/.418/.793 .964/.739 .871 32/.669 11/4 8/6
11.Molina G/S/vP 8/.125 ··· ··· ··· 4/1.000 ··· 7/1.571 1/.000 3/.666 375/271 .238/.289/.317/.605 .815/.527 .620 54/.504 0/0 5/5
18.Moreland* G/S/vP 2/1.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/no AB 1/no AB 110/93 .258/.355/.462/.817 .669/.846 .795 72/.795 2/1 5/1
7.Murphy* G/S/vP 6/1.100 ··· ··· 4/2.000 ··· ··· 3/.666 4/.833 1/.000 399/282 .286/.354/.436/.791 .734/.815 .810 92/.859 12/1 9/1
2.Teagarden G/S/vP ··· ··· 3/1.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB 73/47 .145/.243/.355/.598 .769/.490 .464 25/.594 0/0 4/2
20.Treanor G/S/vP 3/2.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 232/158 .222/.294/.335/.629 .434/.721 .607 21/.381 1/2 5/3
10.Young G/S/vP 21/.931 ··· 7/.143 1/3.000 ··· ··· 22/.682 4/.000 1/.000 623/453 .290/.340/.462/.803 .873/.776 .917 105/.712 4/2 20/19
IP 143.2 4.0 155.1 34.2 49.1 24.2 50.2 50.1 36.2 TOTAL .277/.338/.422/.760 .723/.775 .808 .740 102/44 140/109
ERA-K/9 5.01/7.3 2.25/9.0 4.29/7.4 2.34/8.3 3.47/4.6 2.92/6.2 1.07/7.3 3.75/10.9 3.68/9.3 3.88/7.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Molina (69-23-4)
 Teagarden (14-3-3)
 Treanor (39-16-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 614/.248 16/.154 647/.252 146/.233 196/.227 105/.276 189/.164 225/.253 162/.225 .247  Francoeur
 Hamilton
 Murphy
 Cruz
 Borbon
 Guerrero
 Moreland
 Guzman
0/0/121/11
91/39/0/9
59/7/51/8
7/0/80/3
0/112/0/2
1/0/16/1
0/0/4/0
0/0/8/0
OPS .800 .466 .718 .647 .678 .733 .437 .730 .695 .715
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 326/.893 6/.333 332/.751 72/.497 99/.614 50/.819 88/.515 93/.765 79/.667 .738
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 288/.700 10/.543 315/.684 74/.796 97/.748 55/.651 101/.369 132/.705 83/.710 .697
Road 337/.731 / 255/.628 53/.666 84/.456 53/.636 92/.500 102/.829 66/.539
Last 28d days 94/.883 6/.333 121/.859 29/.653 55/.669 93/.742 32/.450 39/.762 38/.388
HR/SB/CS 29/3/4 0/1/1 22/10/4 2/2/0 6/9/0 3/3/0 1/1/0 5/4/1 4/6/0 150/107/22
Usage ·····X·· ····o··o ····X··· ·o·X·oo· ····X··· ·X····X· ·····oo· ·X·X··X· ··o··oX·

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.