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Game Preview: NYY @ DET, 8:30pm, Tuesday, October 4, 2011 @Comerica Park

Yankees, 97-65, 1-2 in postseason

SP: A.J. Burnett (34, RHP, 11-11, 5.15)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. DET Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 RegS (11-11) 190.1 190 115 109 83 173 31 5.15
2010 RegS (10-15) 186.2 204 118 109 78 145 25 5.26
2009 RegS (13-9) 207.0 193 99 93 97 195 25 4.04
Last 7 GS 2-2 35.2 44 30 30 16 42 9 7.57 42
2011-09-25 BOS W 7.2 5 2 2 2 6 2 105 65
2011-09-19 MIN ND 4.0 9 4 4 1 8 2 85 35
2011-09-13 @SEA W 6.0 4 2 2 2 11 0 103 65
2011-09-07 BAL ND 6.0 7 4 4 4 7 1 108 45
2011-09-01 @BOS ND 5.1 5 2 2 2 4 1 96 52
2011-08-26 @BAL L 5.0 9 9 9 2 5 2 116 16
2011-08-20 @MIN L 1.2 5 7 7 3 1 1 61 15
Last 5 v.DET 3-1 29.0 26 18 15 14 22 5 4.66 49
2011-05-05 @DET L 7.0 3 5 2 1 5 0 113 61
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
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
Regular AND Postseason Totals
 Home:   53-30   Road:   45-37   ExtrInn: 4-12
 vsRHP:  63-50   vsLHP:  35-17   1-Run:  21-25
 vsEast: 39-33   vsCntrl:23-16   vsWest: 23-13 IL:13-5 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
  3 Mon, Oct  3  @DET  L   4-5         -               
  2 Sun, Oct  2   DET  L   3-5         -               
  1 Fri, Sep 30   DET  W   9-3         -               
162 Wed, Sep 28  @TBR  L   7-8 (12)  97-65  1st  6.0 up
161 Tue, Sep 27  @TBR  L   3-5       97-64  1st  7.0 up
160 Mon, Sep 26  @TBR  L   2-5       97-63  1st  8.0 up
159 Sun, Sep 25   BOS  L   4-7 (14)  97-62  1st  8.0 up
158 Sun, Sep 25   BOS  W   6-2       97-61  1st  8.0 up
157 Sat, Sep 24   BOS  W   9-1       96-61  1st  8.0 up
156 Thu, Sep 22   TBR  L   8-15      95-61  1st  7.0 up

Regular Season Only
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:17-13
Tigers, 95-67, 2-1 in postseason

SP: Rick Porcello (22, RHP, 14-9, 4.75)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. NYY Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 RegS (14-9) 182.0 210 103 96 46 104 18 4.75
2010 RegS (10-12) 162.2 188 96 89 38 84 18 4.92
2009 RegS (14-9) 170.2 176 81 75 52 89 23 3.96
Last 7 GS 3-1 46.1 47 18 18 14 24 4 3.50 52
2011-09-28 CLE ND 6.0 5 3 3 2 4 0 98 52
2011-09-23 BAL ND 7.0 9 3 3 1 4 0 108 50
2011-09-17 @OAK L 7.0 9 3 3 3 4 0 110 48
2011-09-12 @CHW W 6.2 6 3 3 3 3 1 107 50
2011-09-06 @CLE W 6.1 3 1 1 1 1 1 75 63
2011-08-31 KCR ND 7.0 8 4 4 1 4 2 86 48
2011-08-26 @MIN W 6.1 7 1 1 3 4 0 95 56
Last 5 v.NYY 2-2 22.2 24 14 14 11 8 1 5.56 44
2011-05-05 NYY W 7.0 8 2 2 2 3 0 120 54
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
Regular AND Postseason Totals
 Home:   51-31   Road:   46-37   ExtrInn: 6-3 
 vsRHP:  65-47   vsLHP:  32-21   1-Run:  30-17
 vsEast: 22-17   vsCntrl:50-22   vsWest: 18-18 IL: 7-11

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
  3 Mon, Oct  3   NYY  W   5-4         -               
  2 Sun, Oct  2  @NYY  W   5-3         -               
  1 Fri, Sep 30  @NYY  L   3-9         -               
162 Wed, Sep 28   CLE  W   5-4       95-67  1st 15.0 up
161 Tue, Sep 27   CLE  W   9-6       94-67  1st 14.0 up
160 Mon, Sep 26   CLE  W  14-0       93-67  1st 13.0 up
159 Sun, Sep 25   BAL  W  10-6       92-67  1st 12.0 up
158 Sat, Sep 24   BAL  L   5-6       91-67  1st 11.0 up
157 Fri, Sep 23   BAL  W   4-3 (11)  91-66  1st 12.5 up
156 Thu, Sep 22   BAL  L   5-6       90-66  1st 12.5 up

Regular Season Only
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:15-5    Last 30:22-8 
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Mon, Oct 03, 2011 DET  5  NYY  4        W:Justin Verlander , L: Rafael Soriano , S: Jose Valverde 
Sun, Oct 02, 2011 DET  5 @NYY  3        W:Max Scherzer , L: Freddy Garcia , S: none
Fri, Sep 30, 2011 NYY  9  DET  3        W:Ivan Nova , L: Doug Fister , S: none
Thu, May 05, 2011 DET  6  NYY  3        W:Rick Porcello (2-2), L: A.J. Burnett (4-2), S: none
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)

Regular and Postseason
Season Series: 2011 - DET over 6-4; 2010 - Tied 4-4; 2009 - NYY won 5-1; All-Time - NYY leads 1044-932

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

Batter vs. Pitcher Include Regular and Postseason Totals, All Others Just Regular Season

Yankees Batters (5.35 RS/G) vs. Tigers Pitchers (4.39 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 48.Porcello
G/S/vB
62.Alburquerque
G/S/vB
53.Benoit
G/S/vB
40.Coke*
G/S/vB
45.Perry
G/S/vB
55.Schlereth*
G/S/vB
46.Valverde
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
24.Cano* G/S/vP 11/1.000 2/2.500 15/.334 3/.333 1/.000 5/1.600 6/.167 681/458 .302/.349/.533/.882 .879/.884 .880 103/.872 8/2 28/10
12.Chavez* G/S/vP 2/2.000 ··· 17/.561 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 175/152 .263/.320/.356/.676 .609/.687 .773 47/.574 0/0 2/0
27.Dickerson* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 55/42 .260/.296/.360/.656 .718/.637 .814 23/.551 4/0 1/2
11.Gardner* G/S/vP 10/.311 1/no AB 4/.250 4/.000 2/.000 3/1.667 3/2.000 588/464 .259/.345/.369/.713 .616/.738 .697 82/.629 49/13 7/5
14.Granderson* G/S/vP 5/.800 ··· 4/1.833 6/1.333 ··· 5/.400 3/2.000 691/472 .262/.364/.552/.916 .944/.902 .911 91/.668 25/10 41/3
2.Jeter G/S/vP 9/.000 1/.000 29/.386 2/.000 6/.167 3/1.334 3/.000 607/439 .297/.355/.388/.743 .946/.666 .705 88/.772 16/6 6/12
18.Jones G/S/vP 4/1.250 ··· 4/.833 2/.500 1/5.000 1/.000 8/1.232 222/76 .247/.356/.495/.851 .923/.709 .775 50/.805 0/0 13/1
55.Martin G/S/vP 6/.750 1/no AB 3/.666 1/.000 2/.000 2/.000 14/.220 476/343 .237/.324/.408/.732 .684/.750 .688 55/.648 8/2 18/11
63.Montero G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 69/42 .328/.406/.590/.996 1.181/.877 .502 64/1.053 0/0 4/0
26.Nunez G/S/vP 3/1.334 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 338/217 .265/.313/.385/.698 .742/.673 .716 56/.765 22/6 5/20
20.Posada# G/S/vP 11/.899 ··· 16/1.486 2/1.000 3/.000 3/.000 7/1.029 387/316 .235/.315/.398/.714 .277/.814 .524 34/.694 0/2 14/1
13.Rodriguez G/S/vP 4/.500 2/.000 19/.576 2/1.000 2/.500 2/.000 5/.800 428/319 .276/.362/.461/.823 .750/.848 .779 65/.722 4/1 16/6
33.Swisher# G/S/vP 12/1.017 1/.000 11/1.364 2/1.500 3/2.333 2/2.000 8/1.333 635/437 .260/.374/.449/.822 .957/.763 .792 80/.698 2/2 23/1
25.Teixeira# G/S/vP 11/.282 1/no AB 8/.125 2/.000 5/.400 3/1.666 6/.333 684/464 .248/.341/.494/.835 .967/.779 .810 89/.752 4/1 39/4
IP 182.0 43.1 61.0 108.2 37.0 49.0 72.1 TOTAL .263/.343/.444/.788 .827/.771 .751 .725 147/46 222/102
ERA-K/9 4.75/5.1 1.87/13.9 2.95/9.3 4.47/5.7 5.35/5.8 3.49/8.1 2.24/8.6 4.04/7.0

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Martin (95-40-4)
 Montero (4-1-0)
 Posada (0-1-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 784/.292 182/.142 241/.218 474/.279 168/.277 212/.209 301/.198 .257  Granderson
 Swisher
 Gardner
 Jones
 Dickerson
 Nunez
0/155/0/11
0/0/141/9
149/18/0/7
39/0/19/1
14/0/42/0
1/0/3/0
OPS .774 .438 .581 .728 .768 .699 .580 .717
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 470/.857 81/.468 125/.639 167/.584 75/.835 100/.529 179/.687 .710
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 314/.650 101/.412 116/.517 307/.806 93/.712 112/.863 122/.432 .725
Home 368/.820 87/.432 132/.644 196/.816 102/.751 107/.741 169/.634
Last 28d days 136/.664 24/.400 27/.229 30/.806 29/.727 25/.625 47/.348
HR/SB/CS 18/16/4 0/5/1 5/3/2 5/10/6 1/2/1 6/5/3 5/9/3 149/119/49
Usage ·····X·· ···o·o·· ·X····o· ······X· ···X·Xo· ···X··X· XX···Xo·
Tigers Batters (4.86 RS/G) vs. Yankees Pitchers (4.06 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 34.Burnett
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
13.Avila* G/S/vP 2/1.000 1/.000 4/.250 4/.000 4/.250 ··· 1/no AB 551/403 .295/.389/.506/.895 .779/.939 .949 89/.805 3/1 19/6
20.Betemit# G/S/vP 24/.683 2/.000 2/.000 3/.333 2/2.000 ··· ··· 359/263 .285/.343/.452/.795 .607/.865 .778 37/1.145 4/1 8/11
24.Cabrera G/S/vP 14/.571 11/1.345 2/.500 5/.000 3/1.667 8/.250 2/1.000 688/507 .344/.448/.586/1.033 .990/1.047 1.011 102/1.356 2/1 30/13
12.Dirks* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 235/204 .251/.296/.406/.703 .871/.675 .801 47/.663 5/2 7/2
15.Inge G/S/vP 18/.827 2/2.000 6/1.000 12/.334 4/.000 3/.333 1/2.000 303/189 .197/.265/.283/.548 .717/.449 .581 37/.899 1/1 3/9
14.Jackson G/S/vP 3/2.667 2/.000 2/.000 1/.000 2/.000 3/1.000 1/.000 668/463 .249/.317/.374/.690 .732/.672 .752 108/.628 22/5 10/3
32.Kelly* G/S/vP 4/.333 2/2.500 1/2.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 281/259 .245/.291/.381/.672 .381/.698 .564 56/.940 2/1 7/5
41.Martinez# G/S/vP 34/.856 3/2.667 12/1.117 17/.544 5/.800 4/.000 1/.000 595/424 .330/.380/.470/.850 .823/.862 .840 102/1.061 1/0 12/2
30.Ordonez G/S/vP 17/.853 ··· 6/.167 15/1.176 1/.000 3/.666 1/5.000 357/218 .255/.303/.331/.634 .716/.581 .752 38/.838 2/1 5/0
27.Peralta G/S/vP 15/.805 5/1.600 5/.000 13/.308 6/1.100 4/.833 2/.000 576/403 .299/.345/.478/.824 .765/.848 .898 83/.712 0/2 21/7
25.Raburn G/S/vP 5/.400 1/2.000 2/1.500 5/.200 ··· 2/.000 ··· 418/261 .256/.297/.432/.729 .807/.681 .693 51/1.168 1/1 14/17
39.Santiago# G/S/vP 4/.500 1/no AB 1/.000 6/.000 1/2.000 5/.000 1/no AB 294/237 .260/.311/.384/.695 .832/.662 .786 66/.778 0/0 5/3
18.Santos G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 2/.500 ··· 22/11 .227/.227/.227/.455 .727/.182 .571 14/.571 0/0 0/0
21.Young G/S/vP 18/.600 2/.000 3/2.334 13/.539 8/.708 4/2.000 1/.000 503/361 .268/.302/.393/.695 .759/.670 .732 98/.811 1/0 12/7
IP 190.1 56.0 41.2 61.1 66.2 39.1 39.2 TOTAL .277/.340/.434/.773 .783/.769 .811 .891 49/20 169/103
ERA-K/9 5.15/8.2 2.09/6.3 3.46/9.9 1.91/8.8 1.08/13.5 4.12/8.2 2.04/6.8 3.73/7.5

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Avila (85-40-7)
 Kelly (0-0-1)
 Martinez (29-8-0)
 Santos (5-1-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 837/.260 233/.256 185/.261 233/.215 272/.170 164/.229 157/.221 .256  Jackson
 Young
 Ordonez
 Dirks
 Raburn
 Kelly
0/152/0/8
115/0/0/7
0/0/69/7
38/16/22/4
52/2/20/4
17/4/39/1
OPS .802 .708 .746 .534 .506 .645 .624 .721
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 440/.777 121/.694 118/.789 109/.595 142/.466 76/.850 67/.730 .740
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 397/.831 112/.723 67/.673 124/.480 130/.549 88/.477 90/.541 .704
Road 350/.866 119/.734 91/.860 113/.643 143/.448 70/.513 78/.626
Last 28d days 105/.827 40/.508 30/1.123 31/.412 45/.385 47/.684 43/.741
HR/SB/CS 31/24/7 5/4/0 4/3/2 3/5/1 1/16/2 4/6/2 5/2/2 152/128/49
Usage ·····o·· ·X·o·X·X ·o···o·· ···o··o· o·····o· X·····X· ·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.