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Game Preview: TOR @ NYY, 1:05pm, Sunday, May 1, 2011 @Yankee Stadium III

Blue Jays, 13-14, 13-14 3rd, 3½ GB, 2 GB in WC

SP: Jesse Litsch (26, RHP, 2-1, 3.86)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. NYY Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (2-1) 23.1 25 12 10 9 17 1 3.86
2010 (1-5) 46.2 53 30 30 15 16 7 5.79
2009 (0-1) 9.0 14 9 9 1 8 4 9.00
Last 7 GS 3-2 38.1 44 19 17 14 21 2 3.99 47
2011-04-26 @TEX W 6.0 7 3 3 2 1 0 92 45
2011-04-17 @BOS L 6.0 7 6 4 1 5 1 97 42
2011-04-11 @SEA ND 5.0 5 0 0 4 4 0 111 57
2011-04-06 OAK W 6.1 6 3 3 2 7 0 100 54
2010-08-01 CLE L 4.0 6 4 4 2 1 1 74 33
2010-07-25 @DET ND 5.1 5 2 2 3 3 0 82 50
2010-07-20 @KCR W 5.2 8 1 1 0 0 0 84 49
Last 5 v.NYY 1-3 27.2 33 19 13 7 17 3 4.23 46
2008-09-23 NYY L 7.0 5 3 2 1 8 1 110 64
2008-07-12 NYY L 2.2 7 8 3 1 3 1 80 24
2008-06-04 @NYY L 5.1 10 4 4 2 1 1 99 31
2007-09-24 @NYY W 7.2 5 1 1 0 1 0 99 66
2007-08-06 NYY ND 5.0 6 3 3 3 4 0 92 44
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    6-5    Road:    7-9    ExtrInn: 3-1 
 vsRHP:   9-11   vsLHP:   4-3    1-Run:   4-7 
 vsEast:  4-7    vsCntrl: 2-1    vsWest:  7-6  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 27 Sat, Apr 30  @NYY  L   4-5       13-14  3rd  3.5 gb
 26 Fri, Apr 29  @NYY  W   5-3       13-13  3rd  2.5 gb
 25 Thu, Apr 28  @TEX  W   5-2       12-13  3rd  3.5 gb
 24 Wed, Apr 27  @TEX  L   6-7       11-13  3rd  3.5 gb
 23 Tue, Apr 26  @TEX  W  10-3       11-12  3rd  2.5 gb
 22 Mon, Apr 25  @TEX  W   6-4       10-12  4th  3.5 gb
 21 Sun, Apr 24   TBR  L   0-2        9-12  4th  4.5 gb
 20 Sat, Apr 23   TBR  L   4-6        9-11  3rd  3.5 gb
 19 Fri, Apr 22   TBR  W   6-4 (11)   9-10  2nd  2.5 gb
 18 Wed, Apr 20   NYY  L   2-6        8-10  4th  3.0 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20: 8-12   Last 30:13-14
Yankees, 15-9, 15-9 1st, 1½ up

SP: Ivan Nova (24, RHP, 1-2, 5.82)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. TOR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (1-2) 21.2 24 14 14 11 12 0 5.82
2010 (1-2) 42.0 44 22 21 17 26 4 4.50
Last 7 GS 1-2 36.0 35 26 25 19 20 1 6.25 42
2011-04-26 CHW ND 6.1 5 1 1 2 3 0 92 60
2011-04-15 TEX L 4.1 4 5 5 5 3 0 86 33
2011-04-09 @BOS ND 4.1 7 4 4 3 3 0 87 33
2011-04-04 MIN W 6.0 6 3 3 1 3 0 83 50
2010-09-25 BOS L 4.2 4 4 4 3 2 0 81 39
2010-09-20 TBR ND 5.2 3 3 2 2 4 0 79 55
2010-09-14 @TBR ND 4.2 6 6 6 3 2 1 74 27
Last 5 v.TOR 0-0 10.0 12 5 5 3 3 2 4.50 44
2010-09-03 TOR ND 4.2 6 3 3 2 0 1 76 38
2010-08-23 @TOR ND 5.1 6 2 2 1 3 1 73 50
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   11-6    Road:    4-3    ExtrInn: 2-2 
 vsRHP:  11-6    vsLHP:   4-3    1-Run:   5-3 
 vsEast:  7-4    vsCntrl: 6-4    vsWest:  2-1  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 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
 18 Sun, Apr 24  @BAL  W   6-3 (11)  12-6   1st  3.0 up
 17 Sat, Apr 23  @BAL  W  15-3       11-6   1st  3.0 up
 16 Wed, Apr 20  @TOR  W   6-2       10-6   1st  2.0 up
 15 Tue, Apr 19  @TOR  L   5-6 (10)   9-6   1st  2.0 up
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:15-9 
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sat, Apr 30, 2011 NYY  5  TOR  4        W:A.J. Burnett (4-1), L: Kyle Drabek (2-1), S: Mariano Rivera (9)
Fri, Apr 29, 2011 TOR  5 @NYY  3        W:Ricky Romero (2-3), L: Freddy Garcia (1-1), S: Jon Rauch (5)
Wed, Apr 20, 2011 NYY  6 @TOR  2        W:Bartolo Colon (1-1), L: Brett Cecil (1-2), S: Rafael Soriano (1)
Tue, Apr 19, 2011 TOR  6  NYY  5 (10)   W:Jon Rauch (1-1), L: Ivan Nova (1-2), S: none

Wed, Sep 29, 2010 TOR  8  NYY  4        W:Brett Cecil (15-7), L: Javier Vazquez (10-10), S: none
Tue, Sep 28, 2010 NYY  6 @TOR  1        W:CC Sabathia (21-7), L: Kyle Drabek (0-3), S: none
Mon, Sep 27, 2010 TOR  7  NYY  5        W:Marc Rzepczynski (3-4), L: A.J. Burnett (10-15), S: Kevin Gregg (36)
Sun, Sep 05, 2010 TOR  7 @NYY  3        W:Brett Cecil (12-7), L: Phil Hughes (16-7), S: none
Sat, Sep 04, 2010 NYY  7  TOR  5        W:Joba Chamberlain (2-4), L: Jason Frasor (3-4), S: Mariano Rivera (29)
Fri, Sep 03, 2010 NYY  7  TOR  3        W:Kerry Wood (3-4), L: Brandon Morrow (10-7), S: none
Season Series: 2011 - tied 2-2; 2010 - TOR won 10-8; 2009 - NYY won 12-6; All-Time - NYY leads 269-217

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
Blue Jays Batters (4.63 RS/G) vs. Yankees Pitchers (4.17 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 47.Nova
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/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
9.Arencibia G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 3/2.667 ··· ··· ··· ··· 71/50 .262/.324/.538/.862 1.112/.761 .748 63/.715 0/0 4/2
19.Bautista G/S/vP 6/1.917 ··· 11/.489 5/.400 ··· 5/.200 12/1.333 5/.000 111/88 .366/.532/.780/1.312 1.448/1.277 1.009 96/1.267 4/0 9/1
11.Davis G/S/vP ··· ··· 3/.000 ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 3/.333 3/.000 41/35 .200/.220/.275/.495 .333/.523 .490 36/.508 3/1 0/1
10.Encarnacion G/S/vP 3/.666 4/.750 7/.000 6/.500 1/no AB 4/1.833 3/.000 5/.200 78/61 .257/.282/.365/.647 .294/.749 .591 65/.711 1/0 0/6
5.Escobar G/S/vP 4/1.250 ··· 5/.000 3/1.334 ··· 2/1.500 6/.000 2/.000 108/83 .281/.336/.406/.743 .983/.664 .684 93/.733 1/0 2/0
26.Lind* G/S/vP 4/.500 ··· 18/1.369 8/.661 8/.125 5/.400 5/.200 4/1.750 117/85 .274/.308/.434/.742 .942/.664 .711 102/.728 1/0 4/2
18.McCoy G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 37/21 .235/.297/.353/.650 .606/.667 .544 29/.466 1/0 1/0
6.McDonald G/S/vP 2/.000 1/.000 4/.500 7/.572 1/.000 8/.929 6/.334 2/.000 59/48 .245/.305/.358/.664 .573/.685 .736 58/.669 1/2 1/0
8.Molina G/S/vP 4/.000 ··· 3/1.000 ··· 3/.000 6/.833 3/.333 4/.000 42/32 .282/.333/.462/.795 1.600/.550 .697 38/.651 0/0 1/0
16.Patterson* G/S/vP ··· ··· 5/.000 15/.481 4/1.000 7/.715 2/.000 9/.873 72/53 .269/.319/.448/.767 .944/.704 .933 72/.767 3/3 2/0
20.Rivera G/S/vP ··· ··· 8/.750 2/.000 ··· 6/.000 3/2.000 5/1.800 86/66 .233/.349/.329/.678 .600/.695 .847 75/.701 1/2 2/0
IP 21.2 3.1 13.0 26.0 6.0 12.2 9.1 11.1 TOTAL .256/.329/.412/.741 .830/.714 .710 .711 30/9 29/19
ERA-K/9 5.82/5.0 0.00/2.7 4.15/8.3 2.77/9.0 3.00/4.5 2.13/7.1 1.93/11.6 7.15/5.6 3.79/7.0

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Arencibia (13-4-2)
 Molina (10-4-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 98/.282 12/.100 50/.196 105/.237 30/.269 48/.239 41/.243 54/.289 .252  Bautista
 McCoy
 Patterson
 Davis
 Rivera
0/0/24/3
0/3/0/0
1/16/0/0
0/9/0/0
5/0/3/0
OPS .766 .350 .586 .626 .674 .597 .587 .785 .693
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 53/.621 2/.000 22/.431 48/.583 19/.796 22/.500 18/.333 22/1.120 .664
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 45/.940 10/.425 28/.694 57/.662 11/.473 26/.683 23/.803 32/.567 .715
Home 70/.687 6/.533 33/.438 63/.680 18/.778 35/.343 21/.675 47/.851
Last 28d days 98/.766 12/.350 42/.528 86/.555 25/.678 44/.653 36/.578 51/.836
HR/SB/CS 0/1/2 0/0/1 1/1/0 2/0/0 0/0/0 0/0/0 0/2/0 1/2/0 18/13/4
Usage ····X··· ·o··o·oX oo····X· ···X···· ·o··o·o· X··X··X· ·X··o·X· o···XX··
Yankees Batters (5.58 RS/G) vs. Blue Jays Pitchers (4.37 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 51.Litsch
G/S/vB
57.Camp
G/S/vB
29.Dotel
G/S/vB
50.Francisco
G/S/vB
54.Frasor
G/S/vB
44.Janssen
G/S/vB
60.Rauch
G/S/vB
34.Rzepczynski*
G/S/vB
33.Villanueva
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
24.Cano* G/S/vP 14/.643 11/1.747 1/.000 7/.762 17/.728 7/1.000 3/.000 14/.940 ··· 103/70 .320/.340/.639/.979 .920/1.005 .961 89/1.003 2/0 8/1
17.Cervelli G/S/vP ··· 4/.250 ··· 1/.000 2/1.000 1/.000 ··· 4/2.083 ··· / /// / / / /
12.Chavez* G/S/vP 6/.533 7/1.714 1/2.000 5/.900 5/.900 1/3.000 3/.333 ··· 1/.000 36/33 .300/.417/.367/.783 1.333/.727 .627 35/.808 0/0 0/0
11.Gardner* G/S/vP 5/1.600 5/.400 2/.500 3/.000 4/1.250 3/.333 2/.000 3/1.167 ··· 79/68 .188/.273/.391/.664 .733/.654 .678 65/.731 4/3 3/0
14.Granderson* G/S/vP 6/.533 5/.800 2/.500 4/3.083 8/.875 7/1.071 3/.333 6/1.867 6/.733 94/68 .271/.323/.612/.934 1.000/.905 .743 83/.977 2/0 7/1
2.Jeter G/S/vP 14/.857 24/.625 8/.393 7/.572 30/.492 10/.000 3/1.000 13/1.052 ··· 103/73 .250/.311/.272/.582 .720/.528 .595 90/.592 0/1 0/1
18.Jones G/S/vP ··· 5/.000 13/.917 1/.000 5/.800 1/.000 9/.889 ··· 3/.000 23/2 .273/.304/.455/.759 .762/.500 .924 23/.759 0/0 1/0
55.Martin G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 4/.500 1/.000 2/.500 3/1.667 8/.500 ··· 6/2.233 85/65 .293/.376/.587/.963 .639/1.065 .727 74/.912 2/0 6/3
26.Nunez G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 3/.666 ··· 4/.000 ··· 6/5 .400/.500/.600/1.100 .000/1.350 1.350 5/1.350 2/1 0/3
20.Posada# G/S/vP 8/.500 14/.929 4/.500 13/.322 18/1.032 8/1.417 1/.000 4/1.750 1/.000 82/60 .125/.232/.375/.607 .136/.776 .725 69/.498 0/0 6/
13.Rodriguez G/S/vP 15/.785 26/1.071 9/1.000 14/.974 19/1.068 12/.606 3/.000 8/.125 ··· 86/61 .290/.407/.609/1.016 .623/1.166 .937 73/.943 0/1 5/0
33.Swisher# G/S/vP 11/.495 12/.872 ··· 7/.143 18/.702 12/.349 3/2.667 11/1.344 1/2.000 103/70 .226/.340/.286/.626 .955/.464 .708 89/.586 1/0 1/0
25.Teixeira# G/S/vP ··· 9/1.015 6/1.300 4/.000 16/.313 14/1.000 9/1.810 14/1.012 3/1.666 102/70 .256/.392/.549/.941 1.059/.904 .962 88/.844 0/0 6/1
IP 23.1 13.2 8.0 5.1 13.0 10.1 11.0 12.2 14.2 TOTAL .253/.337/.475/.812 .783/.823 .788 .792 13/6 43/13
ERA-K/9 3.86/6.6 2.63/3.9 4.50/10.1 1.69/10.2 2.08/8.3 0.87/5.2 2.45/5.7 2.84/7.8 1.84/6.7 3.79/7.6

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

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 102/.269 52/.239 36/.179 20/.111 54/.188 42/.237 43/.179 46/.103 52/.093 .238  Swisher
 Granderson
 Jones
 Gardner
 Nunez
0/0/24/3
0/24/0/1
7/0/1/0
22/1/0/0
1/0/0/0
OPS .710 .683 .771 .478 .632 .599 .640 .342 .463 .706
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 59/.971 28/1.104 17/1.409 13/.762 25/.588 26/.405 28/.619 26/.278 25/.770 .772
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 43/.359 24/.178 19/.328 7/.000 29/.670 16/.904 15/.667 20/.417 27/.192 .648
Road 76/.704 34/.976 30/.959 11/.091 28/.374 17/.435 25/.615 29/.401 32/.336
Last 28d days 102/.710 47/.762 36/.771 20/.478 48/.673 35/.605 39/.536 40/.286 49/.495
HR/SB/CS 1/1/1 1/1/1 2/0/0 1/4/0 2/5/0 0/1/0 2/0/0 0/0/0 2/2/0 25/23/8
Usage ····X··· Xo··o··· ·X·X···o o·X·o·o· X·X··X·· ·X··o··X ·o···X·· o·oo·oo· ···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.