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Game Preview: NYY @ DET, 1:05pm, Thursday, May 5, 2011 @Comerica Park

Yankees, 17-11, 17-11 1st, 2 up

SP: A.J. Burnett (34, RHP, 4-1, 3.93)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. DET Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (4-1) 36.2 35 17 16 12 28 5 3.93
2010 (10-15) 186.2 204 118 109 78 145 25 5.26
2009 (13-9) 207.0 193 99 93 97 195 25 4.04
Last 7 GS 4-1 42.2 41 21 18 14 33 6 3.80 52
2011-04-30 TOR W 6.0 9 4 4 0 4 1 82 42
2011-04-25 CHW L 8.0 3 1 1 2 2 0 108 72
2011-04-19 @TOR ND 5.1 6 3 2 5 6 1 105 47
2011-04-13 BAL W 6.1 7 4 4 2 5 2 112 46
2011-04-07 MIN W 6.0 5 2 2 2 5 0 99 57
2011-04-02 DET W 5.0 5 3 3 1 6 1 86 50
2010-10-02 @BOS ND 6.0 6 4 2 2 5 1 105 51
Last 5 v.DET 3-0 27.1 30 17 17 14 22 6 5.60 45
2011-04-02 DET W 5.0 5 3 3 1 6 1 86 50
2009-07-17 DET ND 6.0 6 3 3 5 1 1 104 44
2008-08-12 @DET W 6.0 8 4 4 1 6 3 108 45
2008-04-20 DET W 5.0 4 3 3 6 4 0 113 45
2007-04-14 DET ND 5.1 7 4 4 1 5 1 95 42
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   12-6    Road:    5-5    ExtrInn: 2-2 
 vsRHP:  13-8    vsLHP:   4-3    1-Run:   5-3 
 vsEast:  8-4    vsCntrl: 7-6    vsWest:  2-1  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 28 Wed, May  4  @DET  L   0-4       17-11  1st  2.0 up
 27 Tue, May  3  @DET  L   2-4       17-10  1st  2.0 up
 26 Mon, May  2  @DET  W   5-3       17-9   1st  3.0 up
 25 Sun, May  1   TOR  W   5-2       16-9   1st  2.5 up
 24 Sat, Apr 30   TOR  W   5-4       15-9   1st  1.5 up
 23 Fri, Apr 29   TOR  L   3-5       14-9   1st  1.5 up
 22 Thu, Apr 28   CHW  W  12-3       14-8   1st  1.5 up
 21 Wed, Apr 27   CHW  W   3-1       13-8   1st  2.0 up
 20 Tue, Apr 26   CHW  L   2-3       12-8   1st  2.0 up
 19 Mon, Apr 25   CHW  L   0-2       12-7   1st  2.5 up
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:17-11
Tigers, 14-17, 14-17 3rd, 7 GB, 3 GB in WC

SP: Rick Porcello (22, RHP, 1-2, 4.25)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. NYY Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (1-2) 29.2 36 14 14 7 23 3 4.25
2010 (10-12) 162.2 188 96 89 38 84 18 4.92
2009 (14-9) 170.2 176 81 75 52 89 23 3.96
Last 7 GS 2-3 44.0 52 17 17 8 32 5 3.48 52
2011-04-30 @CLE ND 7.0 7 2 2 1 7 2 100 61
2011-04-20 @SEA W 6.2 4 1 1 1 6 0 95 67
2011-04-15 @OAK ND 6.0 7 1 1 1 4 0 103 57
2011-04-10 KCR L 5.0 9 5 5 3 2 0 97 28
2011-04-04 @BAL L 5.0 9 5 5 1 4 1 81 32
2010-10-01 @BAL L 6.1 12 2 2 0 4 1 96 45
2010-09-26 MIN W 8.0 4 1 1 1 5 1 107 74
Last 5 v.NYY 1-2 15.2 16 12 12 9 5 1 6.89 40
2010-08-19 @NYY L 5.0 6 6 6 3 2 0 94 30
2010-05-12 NYY W 7.0 4 0 0 3 2 0 91 68
2009-04-29 NYY L 3.2 6 6 6 3 1 1 75 23
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    8-7    Road:    6-10   ExtrInn: 1-1 
 vsRHP:   7-13   vsLHP:   7-4    1-Run:   3-2 
 vsEast:  4-5    vsCntrl: 4-5    vsWest:  6-7  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 31 Wed, May  4   NYY  W   4-0       14-17  3rd  7.0 gb
 30 Tue, May  3   NYY  W   4-2       13-17  3rd  8.0 gb
 29 Mon, May  2   NYY  L   3-5       12-17  3rd  8.0 gb
 28 Sun, May  1  @CLE  L   4-5       12-16  3rd  7.5 gb
 27 Sat, Apr 30  @CLE  L   2-3 (13)  12-15  3rd  6.5 gb
 26 Fri, Apr 29  @CLE  L   5-9       12-14  3rd  5.5 gb
 25 Thu, Apr 28   SEA  L   2-7       12-13  2nd  4.5 gb
 24 Wed, Apr 27   SEA  L   1-10      12-12  2nd  3.5 gb
 23 Tue, Apr 26   SEA  L   3-7       12-11  2nd  2.5 gb
 22 Sun, Apr 24   CHW  W   3-0       12-10  2nd  1.5 gb
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:14-16
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Wed, May 04, 2011 DET  4  NYY  0        W:Max Scherzer (5-0), L: Freddy Garcia (1-2), S: none
Tue, May 03, 2011 DET  4  NYY  2        W:Brad Penny (2-3), L: CC Sabathia (2-2), S: Jose Valverde (6)
Mon, May 02, 2011 NYY  5 @DET  3        W:Joba Chamberlain (2-0), L: Jose Valverde (2-1), S: Mariano Rivera (11)
Sun, Apr 03, 2011 DET 10 @NYY  7        W:Max Scherzer (1-0), L: Phil Hughes (0-1), S: Jose Valverde (1)
Sat, Apr 02, 2011 NYY 10  DET  6        W:A.J. Burnett (1-0), L: Brad Penny (0-1), S: Mariano Rivera (2)
Thu, Mar 31, 2011 NYY  6  DET  3        W:Joba Chamberlain (1-0), L: Phil Coke (0-1), S: Mariano Rivera (1)

Thu, Aug 19, 2010 NYY 11  DET  5        W:Phil Hughes (15-5), L: Rick Porcello (5-11), S: Sergio Mitre (1)
Wed, Aug 18, 2010 NYY  9  DET  5        W:Dustin Moseley (3-2), L: Jeremy Bonderman (6-9), S: none
Tue, Aug 17, 2010 NYY  6  DET  2        W:CC Sabathia (16-5), L: Justin Verlander (13-8), S: none
Mon, Aug 16, 2010 DET  3 @NYY  1        W:Max Scherzer (8-9), L: Javier Vazquez (9-9), S: Jose Valverde (23)
Season Series: 2011 - tied 3-3; 2010 - Tied 4-4; 2009 - NYY won 5-1; All-Time - NYY leads 1042-926

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 (5.21 RS/G) vs. Tigers Pitchers (4.71 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 48.Porcello
G/S/vB
53.Benoit
G/S/vB
45.Perry
G/S/vB
55.Schlereth*
G/S/vB
36.Thomas*
G/S/vB
46.Valverde
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
24.Cano* G/S/vP 8/.875 14/.357 1/.000 3/1.666 3/.333 5/.200 114/80 .296/.316/.583/.899 .890/.902 .808 88/.968 2/0 8/1
17.Cervelli G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/no AB 6/6 .200/.200/.200/.400 /.400 .667 6/.400 0/0 0/0
12.Chavez* G/S/vP ··· 16/.599 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 37/34 .290/.405/.355/.760 1.333/.704 1.045 36/.783 0/0 0/0
11.Gardner* G/S/vP 6/.167 4/.250 2/.000 2/2.500 4/.500 1/no AB 92/80 .213/.337/.400/.737 .855/.721 .744 70/.836 4/4 3/0
14.Granderson* G/S/vP 2/1.000 3/.333 ··· 3/.333 4/.250 2/2.000 111/83 .260/.318/.580/.898 .926/.885 1.031 91/.986 2/1 8/1
2.Jeter G/S/vP 9/.000 28/.399 6/.167 2/1.000 4/.500 1/.000 120/89 .250/.308/.269/.577 .695/.537 .574 94/.562 0/2 0/1
18.Jones G/S/vP 4/1.250 4/.833 1/5.000 1/.000 ··· 7/1.286 26/4 .280/.308/.440/.748 .727/.833 .286 21/.536 0/0 1/0
55.Martin G/S/vP 3/1.167 2/1.000 1/.000 2/.000 1/5.000 11/.182 94/73 .289/.372/.566/.939 .607/1.036 1.280 73/.971 2/0 6/3
26.Nunez G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 10/9 .333/.400/.556/.956 .000/1.069 .600 9/1.069 3/1 0/3
20.Posada# G/S/vP 8/1.292 16/1.486 2/.000 2/.000 2/2.000 5/.200 97/75 .161/.247/.391/.638 .136/.780 .480 73/.570 0/1 6/
13.Rodriguez G/S/vP 3/.000 18/.611 2/.500 1/.000 2/1.000 4/.500 103/77 .256/.359/.512/.871 .596/.955 .861 78/.808 0/1 5/0
33.Swisher# G/S/vP 8/1.357 11/1.364 2/2.500 2/2.000 3/3.000 5/.933 116/83 .223/.345/.287/.632 .955/.498 .545 90/.618 1/0 1/0
25.Teixeira# G/S/vP 8/.393 7/.143 4/.500 2/2.500 4/1.750 6/.333 119/86 .263/.403/.589/.993 1.207/.925 1.005 93/.911 0/0 8/1
IP 29.2 11.0 6.1 11.2 8.2 12.2 TOTAL .250/.336/.458/.794 .783/.798 .806 .794 14/10 46/13
ERA-K/9 4.25/7.0 8.18/5.7 5.68/11.4 2.31/3.8 10.38/5.2 1.42/7.8 4.42/7.4

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Cervelli (5-1-0)
 Martin (12-3-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 128/.303 52/.289 31/.320 47/.220 45/.417 51/.217 .258  Swisher
 Granderson
 Jones
 Gardner
 Nunez
0/0/27/3
0/28/0/1
7/0/2/0
26/1/0/0
1/0/0/0
OPS .798 .721 .920 .688 .978 .598 .737
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 78/.960 29/.824 14/1.227 19/.216 19/1.036 35/.648 .762
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 50/.553 23/.570 17/.670 28/1.037 26/.935 16/.500 .709
Home 28/.970 17/.745 16/1.192 21/.571 16/.697 32/.620
Last 28d days 104/.733 42/.857 25/1.077 38/.714 38/.802 44/.668
HR/SB/CS 3/2/1 1/1/0 1/1/0 2/0/1 1/0/0 1/0/1 30/24/12
Usage ····X··· ···X·X·X ··Xo·XX· ·X··Xo·o ··o····o ·oX···o·
Tigers Batters (4.13 RS/G) vs. Yankees Pitchers (4.04 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 34.Burnett
G/S/vB
41.Carlyle
G/S/vB
62.Chamberlain
G/S/vB
40.Colon
G/S/vB
48.Logan*
G/S/vB
42.Rivera
G/S/vB
30.Robertson
G/S/vB
29.Soriano
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
13.Avila* G/S/vP 2/1.000 1/.000 ··· 3/3.334 2/.500 4/.000 3/.333 ··· 99/73 .307/.347/.580/.926 .644/1.031 .998 79/.883 2/0 5/1
26.Boesch* G/S/vP 2/1.000 ··· 3/.666 5/1.200 1/4.000 2/.000 2/.500 ··· 118/85 .308/.373/.423/.796 .899/.757 .716 98/.732 3/2 1/0
24.Cabrera G/S/vP 11/.728 7/.143 10/1.300 8/.875 1/no AB 4/.000 3/1.667 7/.286 136/96 .352/.471/.630/1.100 1.180/1.068 .929 109/1.043 0/0 7/1
15.Inge G/S/vP 15/.972 ··· 6/.333 27/.679 6/1.000 11/.364 3/.000 2/.500 107/67 .204/.255/.296/.551 .696/.466 .586 87/.495 0/0 1/4
14.Jackson G/S/vP 3/2.667 ··· 2/1.000 6/.167 2/.000 1/.000 2/.000 2/1.500 135/90 .190/.258/.281/.539 .584/.513 .531 107/.510 3/2 1/1
32.Kelly* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 2/.000 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 31/30 .233/.258/.367/.625 2.000/.578 .000 21/.571 1/0 0/1
41.Martinez# G/S/vP 31/.877 3/2.000 17/1.045 18/.921 12/1.117 15/.400 5/.800 3/.000 69/51 .254/.304/.413/.717 .544/.772 .594 43/.650 0/0 2/0
30.Ordonez G/S/vP 14/.940 ··· 9/.347 53/.685 5/.200 15/1.176 1/.000 3/.666 86/56 .188/.244/.238/.482 .517/.463 .582 71/.500 0/1 1/0
27.Peralta G/S/vP 15/.805 4/.000 6/.333 8/.500 4/.000 11/.182 5/1.000 4/.833 112/72 .257/.313/.366/.679 .432/.803 .753 92/.689 0/1 1/1
25.Raburn G/S/vP 2/.500 ··· 3/2.000 5/.400 2/1.500 5/.200 ··· 2/.000 116/72 .234/.276/.411/.687 .712/.672 .723 100/.683 0/0 4/4
39.Santiago# G/S/vP 1/.000 ··· 7/.000 22/1.371 1/.000 6/.000 1/2.000 4/.000 46/29 .289/.333/.342/.675 .598/.721 .846 36/.708 0/0 0/0
20.Sizemore G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 8/4 .500/.500/.625/1.125 1.750/.500 1.125 8/1.125 1/0 0/1
57.Wells G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 41/15 .243/.317/.378/.695 .569/.905 .699 40/.714 0/0 1/1
IP 36.2 4.1 14.0 33.0 6.1 14.2 10.2 12.1 TOTAL .255/.320/.390/.710 .696/.716 .716 .691 11/6 24/23
ERA-K/9 3.93/6.9 0.00/6.3 3.86/8.4 3.00/9.0 2.84/4.3 1.84/6.7 1.69/11.8 6.57/5.9 3.74/7.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Avila (21-11-1)
 Martinez (3-1-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 154/.254 15/.077 54/.200 133/.240 31/.259 54/.212 48/.238 58/.271 .254  Boesch
 Jackson
 Wells
 Ordonez
 Raburn
 Kelly
11/0/14/2
0/31/0/2
0/1/15/1
0/0/8/1
26/0/0/1
2/2/7/1
OPS .778 .277 .579 .654 .651 .529 .619 .751 .701
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 67/.749 3/.000 24/.393 57/.798 20/.753 23/.478 19/.377 23/1.138 .712
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 87/.801 12/.350 30/.715 76/.545 11/.473 31/.568 29/.789 35/.515 .693
Road 27/.931 9/.111 21/.807 70/.631 12/.523 16/1.071 25/.572 7/.286
Last 28d days 108/.804 15/.277 39/.590 114/.606 23/.499 39/.633 41/.567 41/.826
HR/SB/CS 5/4/1 0/0/1 1/1/0 4/0/0 0/0/0 0/0/0 0/3/0 1/2/0 22/18/5
Usage ····X··· o····o·· ··o·oo·· ··X····X ···o·o·· ··ooX··X ·X·o·X·· ···oo···

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.