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Game Preview: NYY @ BOS, 4:10pm, Saturday, August 6, 2011 @Fenway Park

Yankees, 69-42, 69-42 1st, 1 up

SP: CC Sabathia (30, LHP, 16-5, 2.55)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (16-5) 176.2 153 57 50 45 162 7 2.55
2010 (21-7) 237.2 209 92 84 74 197 20 3.18
2009 (19-8) 230.0 197 96 86 67 197 18 3.37
Last 7 GS 6-1 54.2 34 6 6 15 69 2 0.99 75
2011-08-01 @CHW W 8.0 10 2 2 0 6 1 104 60
2011-07-26 SEA W 7.0 1 1 1 3 14 0 102 82
2011-07-21 @TBR L 8.0 5 2 2 4 8 1 113 68
2011-07-16 @TOR W 8.0 3 1 1 3 8 0 110 77
2011-07-10 TBR W 9.0 4 0 0 1 9 0 113 87
2011-07-05 @CLE W 7.0 5 0 0 2 11 0 100 76
2011-06-30 MIL W 7.2 6 0 0 2 13 0 118 78
Last 5 v.BOS 1-3 34.0 34 16 16 13 24 3 4.24 51
2011-06-09 BOS L 6.2 8 6 6 2 5 0 108 37
2011-05-14 BOS L 6.2 7 6 6 3 6 1 116 39
2011-04-10 @BOS L 5.2 9 1 1 4 4 0 118 47
2010-08-07 BOS W 8.0 6 2 2 1 4 1 101 65
2010-05-18 BOS ND 7.0 4 1 1 3 5 1 112 67
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   37-22   Road:   32-20   ExtrInn: 4-5 
 vsRHP:  44-33   vsLHP:  25-9    1-Run:  14-15
 vsEast: 23-18   vsCntrl:16-12   vsWest: 17-7  IL:13-5 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
111 Fri, Aug  5  @BOS  W   3-2       69-42  1st  1.0 up
110 Thu, Aug  4  @CHW  W   7-2       68-42  1st    Tied
109 Wed, Aug  3  @CHW  W  18-7       67-42  2nd  1.0 gb
108 Tue, Aug  2  @CHW  W   6-0  (7)  66-42  2nd  1.0 gb
107 Mon, Aug  1  @CHW  W   3-2       65-42  2nd  1.0 gb
106 Sun, Jul 31   BAL  W   4-2       64-42  2nd  2.0 gb
105 Sat, Jul 30   BAL  W  17-3       63-42  2nd  2.0 gb
104 Sat, Jul 30   BAL  W   8-3       62-42  2nd  2.0 gb
103 Fri, Jul 29   BAL  L   2-4       61-42  2nd  2.5 gb
102 Wed, Jul 27   SEA  L   2-9       61-41  2nd  3.0 gb
 Last 10: 8-2    Last 20:15-5    Last 30:19-11
RedSox, 68-43, 68-43 2nd, 1 GB, 7 up in WC

SP: John Lackey (32, RHP, 9-8, 6.23)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. NYY Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (9-8) 104.0 131 74 72 30 71 15 6.23
2010 (14-11) 215.0 233 114 105 72 156 18 4.40
2009 (11-8) 176.1 177 84 75 47 139 17 3.83
Last 7 GS 4-2 41.2 57 23 21 4 33 7 4.54 47
2011-08-01 CLE ND 6.2 8 5 5 0 5 2 106 43
2011-07-27 KCR W 5.2 11 4 3 1 3 2 113 35
2011-07-22 SEA W 7.0 8 1 1 0 4 0 101 61
2011-07-16 @TBR W 5.2 10 4 3 1 7 1 107 41
2011-07-09 BAL W 6.2 3 0 0 1 7 0 106 74
2011-07-04 TOR L 2.1 9 7 7 0 2 1 65 13
2011-06-29 @PHI L 7.2 8 2 2 1 5 1 90 59
Last 5 v.NYY 3-1 31.2 30 16 15 12 28 2 4.26 52
2011-04-08 NYY W 5.0 7 6 6 2 2 1 91 29
2010-10-03 NYY W 7.2 6 3 2 2 10 1 118 65
2010-08-07 @NYY L 6.0 8 5 5 3 7 0 116 40
2010-04-07 NYY ND 6.0 3 0 0 2 3 0 100 67
2009-07-12 NYY W 7.0 6 2 2 3 6 0 111 60
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   35-22   Road:   33-21   ExtrInn: 4-3 
 vsRHP:  43-31   vsLHP:  25-12   1-Run:  14-11
 vsEast: 28-13   vsCntrl:16-14   vsWest: 14-8  IL:10-8 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
111 Fri, Aug  5   NYY  L   2-3       68-43  2nd  1.0 gb
110 Thu, Aug  4   CLE  L   3-7       68-42  1st    Tied
109 Wed, Aug  3   CLE  W   4-3       68-41  1st  1.0 up
108 Tue, Aug  2   CLE  W   3-2       67-41  1st  1.0 up
107 Mon, Aug  1   CLE  L   6-9       66-41  1st  1.0 up
106 Sun, Jul 31  @CHW  W   5-3       66-40  1st  2.0 up
105 Sat, Jul 30  @CHW  W  10-2       65-40  1st  2.0 up
104 Fri, Jul 29  @CHW  L   1-3       64-40  1st  2.5 up
103 Thu, Jul 28   KCR  L   3-4       64-39  1st  2.5 up
102 Wed, Jul 27   KCR  W  12-5       64-38  1st  3.0 up
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:13-7    Last 30:21-9 
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Fri, Aug 05, 2011 NYY  3 @BOS  2        W:Boone Logan (3-2), L: Jon Lester (11-5), S: Mariano Rivera (29)
Thu, Jun 09, 2011 BOS  8 @NYY  3        W:Josh Beckett (5-2), L: CC Sabathia (7-4), S: none
Wed, Jun 08, 2011 BOS 11 @NYY  6        W:Tim Wakefield (3-1), L: A.J. Burnett (6-4), S: Alfredo Aceves (1)
Tue, Jun 07, 2011 BOS  6 @NYY  4        W:Jon Lester (8-2), L: Freddy Garcia (4-5), S: Jonathan Papelbon (12)
Sun, May 15, 2011 BOS  7 @NYY  5        W:Jon Lester (5-1), L: Freddy Garcia (2-3), S: Jonathan Papelbon (7)
Sat, May 14, 2011 BOS  6 @NYY  0        W:Josh Beckett (3-1), L: CC Sabathia (3-3), S: none
Fri, May 13, 2011 BOS  5 @NYY  4        W:Clay Buchholz (4-3), L: Bartolo Colon (2-2), S: Jonathan Papelbon (6)
Sun, Apr 10, 2011 BOS  4  NYY  0        W:Josh Beckett (1-1), L: CC Sabathia (0-1), S: none
Sat, Apr 09, 2011 NYY  9 @BOS  4        W:David Robertson (1-0), L: Clay Buchholz (0-2), S: none
Fri, Apr 08, 2011 BOS  9  NYY  6        W:John Lackey (1-1), L: Bartolo Colon (0-1), S: Jonathan Papelbon (1)
Season Series: 2011 - BOS over 8-2; 2010 - Tied 9-9; 2009 - Tied 9-9; All-Time - NYY leads 1128-950

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 2011 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
Yankees Batters (5.38 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.21 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 41.Lackey
G/S/vB
91.Aceves
G/S/vB
32.Albers
G/S/vB
51.Bard
G/S/vB
46.Morales*
G/S/vB
58.Papelbon
G/S/vB
35.Wheeler
G/S/vB
43.Williams*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
24.Cano* G/S/vP 38/.786 2/2.500 11/1.064 6/.333 ··· 18/.686 3/1.334 7/.953 468/319 .298/.346/.513/.859 .851/.862 .895 103/.838 8/1 18/8
17.Cervelli G/S/vP ··· 2/2.000 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· 2/no AB 1/.000 ··· 99/76 .227/.296/.295/.591 .558/.599 .348 22/.742 4/0 1/5
12.Chavez* G/S/vP 53/.690 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 2/no AB 1/.000 68/59 .311/.382/.426/.809 1.111/.760 1.133 29/.773 0/0 1/0
11.Gardner* G/S/vP 16/.975 3/1.167 6/.500 5/.000 ··· 13/1.171 2/1.500 1/.000 400/320 .278/.356/.395/.752 .710/.762 .766 97/.779 33/10 4/2
14.Granderson* G/S/vP 21/1.118 5/.200 5/.400 6/2.500 ··· 17/.875 4/.000 ··· 482/333 .275/.363/.567/.930 .947/.922 .947 102/.890 20/9 28/3
2.Jeter G/S/vP 68/.883 5/.000 15/.134 7/.143 ··· 28/.747 19/.760 1/no AB 410/298 .277/.337/.367/.704 .972/.606 .739 93/.768 12/4 4/7
18.Jones G/S/vP 7/1.262 1/.000 3/.667 3/.000 ··· 3/.000 11/.664 ··· 133/34 .233/.331/.440/.770 .854/.531 .572 39/1.061 0/0 7/1
55.Martin G/S/vP 16/.625 3/2.334 7/.286 3/.000 6/.900 2/.000 2/2.500 ··· 345/245 .224/.322/.381/.703 .758/.681 .680 79/.661 8/1 12/8
26.Nunez G/S/vP ··· 2/1.000 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 210/133 .274/.327/.395/.722 .810/.670 .753 80/.666 16/5 3/14
20.Posada# G/S/vP 43/.857 ··· 7/.429 8/.250 ··· 13/.539 7/1.738 3/.666 313/249 .234/.313/.378/.691 .308/.791 .545 58/.549 0/2 9/0
33.Swisher# G/S/vP 63/.513 4/.250 10/.600 10/.900 ··· 8/.393 3/2.667 4/no AB 444/310 .270/.381/.443/.823 .907/.787 .789 98/.958 2/2 14/0
25.Teixeira# G/S/vP 69/.887 7/1.000 17/1.020 13/1.308 ··· 18/.535 4/2.000 3/1.667 486/333 .251/.346/.519/.865 .937/.841 .785 106/.831 3/1 31/2
IP 104.0 74.1 46.0 51.1 30.1 45.2 36.0 8.1 TOTAL .265/.344/.444/.788 .823/.774 .765 .791 112/36 146/69
ERA-K/9 6.23/6.1 3.15/5.5 2.15/9.0 2.28/8.6 4.45/7.7 3.35/12.2 4.50/7.0 6.48/6.5 3.93/7.3

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Cervelli (22-2-3)
 Martin (64-24-3)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 478/.303 314/.211 187/.207 197/.174 127/.232 186/.224 148/.250 40/.303 .243  Granderson
 Swisher
 Gardner
 Jones
 Nunez
0/108/0/6
0/0/102/6
104/11/0/6
27/0/10/1
1/0/1/0
OPS .852 .639 .561 .530 .765 .602 .700 .809 .698
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 248/.917 137/.608 80/.656 109/.638 60/.812 89/.516 58/.889 19/.743 .688
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 230/.781 177/.664 107/.493 88/.391 67/.725 97/.683 90/.581 21/.871 .706
Home 280/.869 207/.633 114/.611 97/.467 83/.897 100/.603 89/.669 30/.838
Last 28d days 115/.884 75/.531 38/.486 36/.661 44/.855 34/.269 31/.670 40/.809
HR/SB/CS 15/23/3 6/5/0 2/5/3 4/7/1 4/2/0 3/3/0 5/1/2 0/1/0 103/98/35
Usage ····X··· oo···X·o X···X··· ····Xo·· ·o·Xo··· ··oo·X·· ·o····X· o·X·o···
RedSox Batters (5.44 RS/G) vs. Yankees Pitchers (3.81 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS Sabathia*
G/S/vB
38.Ayala
G/S/vB
48.Logan*
G/S/vB
42.Rivera
G/S/vB
30.Robertson
G/S/vB
29.Soriano
G/S/vB
53.Wade
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
3.Aviles G/S/vP 10/1.100 ··· 4/.500 5/.000 3/.000 1/.000 ··· 209/145 .224/.262/.391/.653 .946/.527 .618 25/.696 11/2 5/10
13.Crawford* G/S/vP 65/.651 4/.500 12/.583 22/.952 5/.400 4/.500 ··· 350/238 .245/.279/.381/.659 .455/.754 .651 72/.659 12/5 7/2
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 21/.549 2/1.000 5/1.200 11/.282 9/.583 2/.000 ··· 503/360 .319/.377/.515/.892 .724/.957 .917 107/.995 31/10 18/0
28.Gonzalez* G/S/vP 22/.753 3/.333 4/.833 2/.000 3/.333 7/.143 4/.000 499/335 .353/.413/.563/.975 .743/1.088 1.013 101/.871 1/0 18/3
54.McDonald G/S/vP 10/.500 ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 2/.000 2/.000 ··· 96/33 .165/.260/.318/.578 .720/.315 .518 21/1.076 2/2 3/1
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 47/.693 4/.000 11/.728 28/.819 6/.833 5/2.467 ··· 429/291 .289/.378/.537/.915 .984/.883 .999 86/.699 1/1 21/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 33/.510 3/2.500 4/1.250 12/.167 13/1.189 5/.750 ··· 510/368 .310/.403/.480/.883 1.180/.773 .913 106/1.087 22/4 15/4
16.Reddick* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 150/126 .343/.387/.567/.954 1.049/.936 .892 84/.794 1/2 5/3
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP 7/.715 3/2.000 6/.833 1/.000 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 257/181 .256/.319/.466/.785 .662/.837 .797 54/.883 0/0 10/1
10.Scutaro G/S/vP 40/.728 2/.000 1/.000 17/.761 8/1.125 9/.333 ··· 266/195 .259/.328/.356/.684 .682/.685 .727 82/.699 4/1 5/8
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 27/.592 1/.000 2/2.000 38/.742 3/.000 5/.600 ··· 185/125 .232/.308/.415/.722 .776/.696 .691 39/.616 0/0 7/0
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 36/1.058 5/.200 2/.000 15/.800 12/.872 6/.167 ··· 445/313 .272/.384/.491/.875 1.043/.806 1.083 92/.787 3/0 16/7
IP 176.2 34.2 29.1 42.1 43.2 18.0 19.1 TOTAL .279/.352/.456/.808 .805/.809 .855 .818 78/27 136/54
ERA-K/9 2.55/8.3 1.56/5.7 3.07/9.5 1.70/8.3 1.44/14.0 4.50/7.0 1.86/6.1 3.44/7.4

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Saltalamacchia (57-24-14)
 Varitek (41-11-5)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 717/.233 141/.274 131/.239 161/.232 186/.181 78/.231 74/.200 .249  Ellsbury
 Reddick
 McDonald
 Crawford
 Gonzalez
0/106/0/5
19/3/19/3
19/5/16/1
82/0/0/1
0/0/2/0
OPS .594 .671 .684 .539 .527 .643 .586 .690
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 179/.473 73/.610 81/.771 72/.546 97/.492 33/.915 36/.565 .720
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 538/.634 68/.739 50/.544 89/.533 89/.566 45/.452 38/.606 .664
Road 369/.637 66/.684 59/.744 76/.736 88/.381 19/.328 43/.612
Last 28d days 145/.507 29/.759 35/.829 31/.452 32/.460 9/.000 39/.590
HR/SB/CS 7/10/3 1/3/0 3/2/0 1/0/0 0/11/1 1/3/0 2/1/1 84/87/27
Usage ····X··· ··o···XX X·····X· o···oo·· oo···X·· o·o···o· 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.