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

Yankees, 87-54, 87-54 1st, 1½ up

SP: A.J. Burnett (33, RHP, 10-13, 5.15)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. TEX Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (10-13) 164.1 179 101 94 69 126 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 1-5 43.0 51 34 33 19 34 6 6.91 41
2010-09-06 BAL L 7.0 7 4 4 4 5 0 104 48
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
Last 5 v.TEX 3-1 33.0 25 9 9 12 38 3 2.45 63
2010-08-10 @TEX ND 7.0 6 3 3 2 4 1 112 55
2010-04-17 TEX W 7.0 6 0 0 2 7 0 111 70
2009-08-27 TEX L 6.0 2 3 3 3 12 1 105 65
2009-06-02 TEX W 7.0 8 3 3 1 8 1 111 56
2009-05-27 @TEX W 6.0 3 0 0 4 7 0 118 69
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   49-25   Road:   38-29   ExtrInn: 4-4 
 vsRHP:  56-33   vsLHP:  31-21   1-Run:  16-14
 vsEast: 30-23   vsCntrl:23-13   vsWest: 23-11 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
141 Fri, Sep 10  @TEX  L   5-6 (13)  87-54  1st  1.5 up
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
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:18-12
Rangers, 78-63, 78-63 1st, 7½ up

SP: Tommy Hunter (23, RHP, 12-3, 3.99)

2010 Gamelogs / 2010 Splits / vs. NYY Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2010 (12-3) 106.0 105 49 47 29 53 20 3.99
2009 (9-6) 112.0 113 55 51 33 64 13 4.10
2008 (0-2) 11.0 23 20 20 3 9 4 16.36
Last 7 GS 4-2 40.2 46 23 23 13 20 11 5.09 46
2010-09-06 @TOR L 7.0 7 7 7 2 4 3 97 37
2010-09-01 @KCR W 5.2 7 2 2 4 3 1 94 46
2010-08-27 OAK W 7.2 7 3 3 2 4 2 101 55
2010-08-22 @BAL W 8.0 5 3 3 0 0 1 95 60
2010-08-17 @TBR L 3.0 6 4 4 3 4 0 83 32
2010-08-13 BOS ND 3.0 6 4 4 0 0 4 50 31
2010-08-05 @SEA W 6.1 8 0 0 2 5 0 102 60
Last 5 v.NYY 0-1 4.1 8 5 5 0 4 1 10.38 31
2008-08-06 NYY L 4.1 8 5 5 0 4 1 77 31
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   44-26   Road:   34-37   ExtrInn:10-5 
 vsRHP:  55-41   vsLHP:  23-22   1-Run:  25-20
 vsEast: 17-25   vsCntrl:23-18   vsWest: 24-16 IL:14-4 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
141 Fri, Sep 10   NYY  W   6-5 (13)  78-63  1st  7.5 up
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
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:14-16
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Fri, Sep 10, 2010 TEX  6  NYY  5 (13)   W:Scott Feldman (7-10), L: Chad Gaudin (0-4), S: none
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)
Season Series: 2010 - NYY over 4-2; 2009 - NYY won 5-4; 2008 - TEX won 4-3; All-Time - NYY leads 357-246

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

ARI  4.53

SEA  3.23

RA/G

SDP  3.51

CIN  4.34

PIT  5.42

BA

J. Hamilton  .361

J. Reyes  .286

B. Wood  .162

OBP

J. Morneau  .437

D. Wright  .360

B. Wood  .188

SLG

J. Hamilton  .635

J. Heyward  .471

B. Wood  .216

OPS

M. Cabrera  1.063

J. Edmonds  .818

B. Wood  .404

ERA

M. Latos  2.21

D. Fister  3.84

K. Correia  5.46

K/9IP

B. Morrow  10.95

A. Sanchez  7.01

M. Buehrle  4.18

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

Yankees Batters (5.36 RS/G) vs. Rangers Pitchers (4.28 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 35.Hunter
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
36.Wilson*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
17.Berkman# G/S/vP 3/.333 4/.833 ··· 7/.000 3/.000 1/no AB ··· 7/1.381 ··· ··· 15/.641 423/337 .250/.369/.427/.796 .540/.864 .684 23/1.002 3/2 13/1
24.Cano* G/S/vP 2/1.000 2/1.000 ··· ··· 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 10/1.300 2/.000 ··· 17/.769 602/392 .317/.379/.539/.917 .890/.932 .911 105/.826 2/2 26/3
29.Cervelli G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 8/.929 285/187 .255/.338/.321/.659 .804/.585 .639 35/.865 1/1 0/10
22.Curtis* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 50/42 .239/.300/.370/.670 .625/.678 .507 3/.000 0/0 1/0
11.Gardner* G/S/vP ··· 2/1.000 1/.000 ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· 4/.666 ··· ··· 5/.000 511/348 .281/.387/.379/.767 .738/.780 .718 101/.780 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 4/2.250 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 4/.000 1/4.000 ··· 10/1.200 ··· ··· 7/.000 441/293 .244/.317/.443/.760 .650/.817 .713 91/.871 11/2 17/2
2.Jeter G/S/vP 3/1.667 2/1.000 1/.000 6/2.467 3/.333 4/.500 1/.000 44/.520 1/.000 ··· 17/1.042 645/434 .260/.326/.366/.693 .859/.612 .594 110/.483 16/5 10/6
26.Kearns G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/3.000 1/2.000 1/no AB 2/1.000 ··· 1/.000 8/1.071 422/269 .268/.353/.411/.764 .761/.765 .799 55/.646 4/1 10/4
18.Moeller G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· 6/.833 ··· ··· ··· 14/10 .231/.286/.462/.747 1.500/.422 .946 2/1.500 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 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/no AB ··· 3/.000 152/119 .236/.268/.257/.526 .299/.585 .500 41/.710 6/1 0/4
20.Posada# G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 8/.250 2/2.500 ··· ··· 19/.787 1/.000 ··· 5/.400 396/256 .261/.366/.484/.850 .889/.826 .719 78/.994 3/0 17/8
13.Rodriguez G/S/vP 2/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· 4/1.417 2/.000 1/.000 29/1.115 ··· 1/.000 19/.522 504/351 .272/.339/.492/.831 .707/.883 .783 27/.870 4/3 22/6
33.Swisher# G/S/vP ··· 3/.666 1/no AB ··· 6/.750 1/.000 1/.000 8/.250 2/2.500 ··· 24/1.017 562/363 .291/.364/.521/.885 .829/.914 .928 83/.843 1/2 26/3
25.Teixeira# G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 8/.750 2/1.000 ··· 5/1.100 2/2.000 1/no AB 7/.286 620/423 .261/.371/.496/.867 .954/.828 .746 101/.906 0/1 30/3
38.Thames G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 3/.666 ··· 3/1.667 1/2.000 ··· ··· 11/.910 204/87 .313/.382/.536/.919 .888/.962 1.095 67/1.010 0/0 11/3
IP 106.0 61.0 11.0 177.0 44.2 57.1 32.2 56.2 3.1 7.1 180.0 TOTAL .269/.351/.441/.792 .800/.788 .746 .809 89/27 174/69
ERA-K/9 3.99/4.5 3.10/9.3 0.82/9.0 3.86/8.8 5.04/7.9 2.04/6.4 1.38/9.1 2.54/9.8 0.00/8.2 9.82/9.9 3.25/7.5 3.99/7.4

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Cervelli (49-9-2)
 Moeller (5-1-2)
 Posada (55-12-8)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 446/.256 242/.187 44/.158 746/.235 214/.303 223/.198 136/.197 222/.237 11/.000 40/.364 753/.213 .247  Gardner
 Swisher
 Granderson
 Thames
 Kearns
 Golson
 Curtis
 Pena
109/43/0/10
0/1/121/9
0/115/0/4
22/0/8/2
83/5/29/1
0/4/6/0
7/0/10/0
0/0/2/0
OPS .761 .549 .434 .677 .877 .549 .554 .654 .091 1.172 .615 .713
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 245/.812 113/.438 23/.590 382/.706 94/.918 71/.573 50/.613 106/.514 8/.000 16/1.152 156/.384 .698
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 201/.698 129/.645 21/.249 364/.647 120/.843 152/.538 86/.521 116/.788 3/.333 24/1.184 597/.676 .724
Home 234/.734 153/.687 25/.423 326/.691 128/.972 104/.489 77/.593 103/.532 1/.000 18/1.178 439/.625
Last 28d days 134/.851 39/.459 44/.434 131/.871 10/.311 40/.709 30/.807 33/.813 11/.091 24/1.442 158/.540
HR/SB/CS 20/4/2 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 8/16/8 147/100/33
Usage ····X··· Xoo····· X··X·o·· ·X····X· o····oX· oooo···o o····o·o X·oo···· oo·oo··o o··oo·X· X····X··
Rangers Batters (4.84 RS/G) vs. Yankees Pitchers (4.10 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/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
1.Andrus G/S/vP 14/.607 ··· 4/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/2.000 3/.000 ··· 595/440 .273/.352/.311/.663 .690/.654 .627 86/.588 29/14 0/15
3.Blanco# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 166/113 .285/.329/.364/.694 .572/.748 .712 74/.834 0/2 0/6
29.Borbon* G/S/vP 7/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 394/302 .272/.303/.348/.651 .584/.670 .685 74/.667 11/7 3/3
8.Cantu G/S/vP 15/.134 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 5/.000 2/2.000 3/1.667 481/343 .253/.304/.386/.690 .650/.706 .679 46/.477 0/0 10/16
17.Cruz G/S/vP 16/.875 ··· 5/.600 1/.000 ··· ··· 4/.250 2/.000 2/.000 367/262 .313/.368/.581/.948 1.012/.923 1.097 49/.827 15/4 19/4
21.Francoeur G/S/vP 9/.111 ··· 7/.000 4/.750 3/.666 ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 3/.666 459/339 .240/.294/.368/.662 .773/.623 .628 67/.644 8/3 11/3
6.German G/S/vP 3/.333 ··· ··· 3/1.167 4/.000 ··· 2/1.500 ··· ··· 1/1 .000/.000/.000/.000 /.000 .000 1/.000 1/0 0/
27.Guerrero G/S/vP 52/.686 1/2.000 5/.400 2/.500 ··· ··· 11/.728 2/1.000 18/1.278 565/413 .300/.343/.497/.840 .948/.801 .865 102/.848 4/5 26/2
15.Guzman# G/S/vP 8/.000 ··· 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 19/.931 ··· 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 79/1.042 8/1 31/4
5.Kinsler G/S/vP 20/.689 ··· 6/.167 2/2.000 ··· ··· 7/.715 5/1.933 ··· 379/288 .294/.378/.419/.797 .964/.745 .877 37/.726 12/4 8/6
11.Molina G/S/vP 5/.400 ··· ··· ··· 4/1.000 ··· 8/1.357 2/.000 3/.666 380/276 .236/.289/.315/.604 .815/.526 .617 59/.498 0/0 5/5
18.Moreland* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/no AB 1/no AB 115/97 .263/.374/.463/.837 .708/.862 .858 76/.839 2/1 5/1
7.Murphy* G/S/vP 20/.950 ··· 1/.000 4/2.000 ··· ··· 3/.666 4/.833 2/.000 405/288 .284/.352/.432/.783 .734/.804 .794 95/.852 12/1 9/1
2.Teagarden G/S/vP 5/.200 ··· 3/1.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB 73/47 .145/.243/.355/.598 .769/.490 .464 22/.689 0/0 4/2
20.Treanor G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 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 35/.668 ··· 8/.125 1/3.000 ··· ··· 22/.682 4/.000 2/.000 629/459 .289/.339/.459/.798 .873/.770 .905 107/.717 4/2 20/19
IP 164.1 4.0 156.1 34.2 49.1 24.2 52.2 51.1 37.2 TOTAL .276/.338/.422/.759 .724/.774 .805 .741 104/44 142/109
ERA-K/9 5.15/6.9 2.25/9.0 4.26/7.4 2.34/8.3 3.47/4.6 2.92/6.2 1.03/7.3 3.68/10.7 3.58/9.1 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 726/.285 16/.154 650/.251 147/.233 196/.227 105/.276 196/.163 228/.250 165/.220 .247  Francoeur
 Hamilton
 Murphy
 Cruz
 Borbon
 Guerrero
 Moreland
 Guzman
0/0/121/11
91/39/0/9
60/7/51/8
7/0/81/3
0/113/0/2
1/0/16/1
0/0/4/0
0/0/8/0
OPS .814 .466 .715 .652 .678 .733 .432 .722 .681 .714
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 389/.821 6/.333 333/.749 73/.506 99/.614 50/.819 90/.503 94/.756 80/.657 .738
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 337/.807 10/.543 317/.680 74/.796 97/.748 55/.651 106/.370 134/.699 85/.693 .696
Road 386/.809 / 258/.621 54/.678 84/.456 53/.636 99/.484 105/.812 69/.514
Last 28d days 137/.827 6/.333 96/.837 28/.649 52/.710 93/.742 39/.420 40/.762 41/.358
HR/SB/CS 20/34/5 0/1/1 22/10/4 2/2/0 6/9/0 3/3/0 1/2/0 5/4/1 4/6/0 152/109/22
Usage ····X··· ·····o·· o····X·· o·o·X·oo ·····X·· ··X····X X·····oo o·X·X··X o··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.