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Game Preview: TOR @ NYY, 7:05pm, Friday, September 2, 2011 @Yankee Stadium III

Blue Jays, 69-68, 69-68 4th, 14½ GB, 14 GB in WC

SP: Brandon Morrow (26, RHP, 9-9, 4.79)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. NYY Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (9-9) 142.2 132 83 76 54 164 15 4.79
2010 (10-7) 146.1 136 76 73 66 178 11 4.49
2009 (2-4) 69.2 66 38 34 44 63 10 4.39
Last 7 GS 2-5 41.0 43 32 27 14 47 10 5.93 47
2011-08-28 TBR L 5.1 6 5 5 3 5 3 114 38
2011-08-23 KCR L 4.2 11 6 6 1 5 2 103 22
2011-08-17 @SEA W 6.0 3 1 1 2 12 0 110 72
2011-08-12 LAA L 7.0 4 5 4 4 3 1 110 50
2011-08-06 @BAL L 7.2 4 6 3 1 6 1 98 58
2011-07-31 TEX W 7.0 6 2 2 2 11 0 115 66
2011-07-26 BAL L 3.1 9 7 6 1 5 3 90 20
Last 5 v.NYY 2-1 27.0 30 18 18 10 38 3 6.00 48
2011-07-15 NYY W 6.2 4 1 1 2 6 0 112 66
2010-09-03 @NYY L 3.0 6 5 5 3 4 0 71 28
2010-08-23 NYY ND 6.0 4 2 2 2 12 0 104 66
2010-08-02 @NYY W 5.1 7 5 5 2 9 2 99 41
2010-07-04 @NYY ND 6.0 9 5 5 1 7 1 116 40
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   33-34   Road:   36-34   ExtrInn:10-4 
 vsRHP:  49-52   vsLHP:  20-16   1-Run:  20-24
 vsEast: 24-30   vsCntrl:17-13   vsWest: 20-15 IL: 8-10

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
137 Thu, Sep  1  @BAL  W   8-6       69-68  4th 14.5 gb
136 Wed, Aug 31  @BAL  W  13-0       68-68  4th 15.5 gb
135 Tue, Aug 30  @BAL  L   5-6 (10)  67-68  4th 15.5 gb
134 Mon, Aug 29   TBR  W   7-3       67-67  4th 15.5 gb
133 Sun, Aug 28   TBR  L   0-12      66-67  4th 16.0 gb
132 Sat, Aug 27   TBR  L   5-6       66-66  4th 15.5 gb
131 Fri, Aug 26   TBR  L   1-6       66-65  4th 14.0 gb
130 Thu, Aug 25   KCR  L   6-9       66-64  4th 14.0 gb
129 Wed, Aug 24   KCR  W   4-3       66-63  4th 13.0 gb
128 Tue, Aug 23   KCR  L   4-6       65-63  4th 13.0 gb
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:15-15
Yankees, 82-53, 82-53 2nd, ½ GB, 9 up in WC

SP: Ivan Nova (24, RHP, 14-4, 3.96)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. TOR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (14-4) 131.2 136 64 58 45 81 12 3.96
2010 (1-2) 42.0 44 22 21 17 26 4 4.50
Last 7 GS 7-0 45.0 45 17 17 10 33 3 3.40 55
2011-08-28 @BAL W 7.0 7 3 3 2 7 0 107 56
2011-08-21 @MIN W 7.0 5 0 0 1 5 0 101 71
2011-08-16 @KCR W 5.1 9 7 7 1 2 1 87 23
2011-08-10 LAA W 6.0 5 3 3 3 0 1 96 47
2011-08-04 @CHW W 7.2 6 1 1 0 10 0 102 73
2011-07-30 BAL W 7.0 6 2 2 1 6 1 98 62
2011-07-01 @NYM W 5.0 7 1 1 2 3 0 89 50
Last 5 v.TOR 1-0 16.1 18 7 7 7 8 3 3.86 47
2011-05-01 TOR W 6.1 6 2 2 4 5 1 100 54
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:   41-26   Road:   41-27   ExtrInn: 4-7 
 vsRHP:  53-40   vsLHP:  29-13   1-Run:  16-18
 vsEast: 28-24   vsCntrl:21-14   vsWest: 20-10 IL:13-5 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
135 Thu, Sep  1  @BOS  W   4-2       82-53  2nd  0.5 gb
134 Wed, Aug 31  @BOS  L   5-9       81-53  2nd  1.5 gb
133 Tue, Aug 30  @BOS  W   5-2       81-52  2nd  0.5 gb
132 Mon, Aug 29  @BAL  W   3-2       80-52  2nd  1.5 gb
131 Sun, Aug 28  @BAL  W   8-3       79-52  2nd  2.0 gb
130 Sun, Aug 28  @BAL  L   0-2       78-52  2nd  2.0 gb
129 Fri, Aug 26  @BAL  L   5-12      78-51  2nd  1.0 gb
128 Thu, Aug 25   OAK  W  22-9       78-50  2nd  1.0 gb
127 Wed, Aug 24   OAK  L   4-6 (10)  77-50  2nd  1.0 gb
126 Tue, Aug 23   OAK  L   5-6       77-49  1st    Tied
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:19-11
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sun, Jul 17, 2011 NYY  7 @TOR  2        W:Phil Hughes (1-2), L: Carlos Villanueva (5-2), S: none
Sat, Jul 16, 2011 NYY  4 @TOR  1        W:CC Sabathia (14-4), L: Ricky Romero (7-9), S: Mariano Rivera (23)
Fri, Jul 15, 2011 TOR  7  NYY  1        W:Brandon Morrow (6-4), L: Freddy Garcia (7-7), S: none
Thu, Jul 14, 2011 TOR 16  NYY  7        W:Jo-Jo Reyes (5-7), L: Bartolo Colon (6-5), S: none
Wed, May 25, 2011 NYY  7  TOR  3        W:Freddy Garcia (3-4), L: Jo-Jo Reyes (0-4), S: none
Tue, May 24, 2011 NYY  5  TOR  4        W:CC Sabathia (5-3), L: Frank Francisco (1-2), S: none
Mon, May 23, 2011 TOR  7 @NYY  3        W:Carlos Villanueva (2-0), L: Bartolo Colon (2-3), S: none
Sun, May 01, 2011 NYY  5  TOR  2        W:Ivan Nova (2-2), L: Jesse Litsch (2-2), S: Mariano Rivera (10)
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)
Season Series: 2011 - NYY over 7-5; 2010 - TOR won 10-8; 2009 - NYY won 12-6; All-Time - NYY leads 274-220

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 (4.73 RS/G) vs. Yankees Pitchers (4.00 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 47.Nova
G/S/vB
38.Ayala
G/S/vB
48.Logan*
G/S/vB
39.Pendleton
G/S/vB
41.Proctor
G/S/vB
42.Rivera
G/S/vB
30.Robertson
G/S/vB
29.Soriano
G/S/vB
61.Valdes*
G/S/vB
53.Wade
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
9.Arencibia G/S/vP 3/1.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 405/315 .221/.281/.450/.732 .877/.690 .759 70/.732 1/0 20/5
19.Bautista G/S/vP 9/1.389 4/.750 ··· ··· 2/.000 5/.200 13/1.365 5/.000 1/2.000 ··· 548/420 .309/.449/.640/1.089 1.240/1.043 1.066 101/.985 6/3 39/8
10.Encarnacion G/S/vP 6/.334 3/.666 3/1.167 1/no AB ··· 6/1.500 3/.000 6/.167 ··· 2/.000 448/332 .276/.335/.466/.801 .854/.782 .688 105/.935 5/1 15/11
5.Escobar G/S/vP 7/.715 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 4/.750 9/.000 2/.000 ··· 2/.000 564/437 .294/.367/.417/.784 .892/.753 .683 110/.601 3/2 11/13
2.Johnson* G/S/vP ··· 6/1.200 ··· ··· 3/1.500 2/.000 2/1.500 ··· 4/1.250 1/.000 517/387 .220/.300/.433/.733 .565/.791 .734 85/.798 13/3 20/7
13.Lawrie G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 102/73 .340/.392/.713/1.105 .775/1.243 1.082 98/1.110 4/0 7/3
26.Lind* G/S/vP 7/1.286 3/3.000 11/.091 ··· 1/.000 6/.666 5/.200 4/1.750 1/no AB 1/.000 472/344 .256/.301/.445/.746 .661/.778 .755 98/.545 1/1 23/4
18.McCoy G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 127/79 .210/.341/.286/.627 .499/.703 .588 37/.476 7/2 1/1
8.Molina G/S/vP 4/.000 ··· 3/.000 ··· 3/.000 6/.833 3/.333 4/.000 ··· 1/2.000 162/116 .292/.358/.438/.796 .881/.760 .835 29/.646 2/1 3/1
20.Teahen* G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· 15/.696 1/2.000 1/.000 8/.250 3/1.167 ··· ··· ··· 150/129 .181/.247/.290/.537 .195/.591 .387 18/.278 0/1 4/1
46.Thames* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 293/228 .276/.318/.478/.796 .817/.790 .731 101/.851 2/0 9/2
3.Wise* G/S/vP ··· 3/.666 1/2.000 ··· ··· 2/2.000 1/no AB 1/.000 ··· 1/4.000 82/68 .221/.256/.247/.503 .429/.519 .558 28/.555 5/2 0/0
IP 131.2 45.2 35.2 14.0 29.1 52.0 54.1 26.2 5.1 29.0 TOTAL .255/.319/.423/.743 .798/.725 .716 .773 113/42 163/88
ERA-K/9 3.96/5.5 1.97/6.3 2.78/10.3 3.21/5.1 6.44/5.5 2.08/8.7 1.33/13.6 4.39/7.1 3.38/11.9 2.17/6.5 3.68/7.4

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Arencibia (67-22-11)
 Molina (24-9-8)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 567/.265 193/.278 155/.236 62/.200 139/.279 199/.223 227/.183 113/.219 27/.273 114/.204 .253  Bautista
 Thames
 Teahen
 McCoy
 Wise
0/0/94/11
29/0/27/2
4/0/8/0
0/10/4/0
11/27/1/0
OPS .721 .746 .677 .723 .888 .561 .529 .632 .771 .579 .709
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 280/.676 103/.733 96/.759 26/.983 51/.868 96/.614 118/.514 50/.974 13/.862 53/.618 .735
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 287/.764 90/.760 59/.547 36/.520 88/.900 103/.511 109/.546 63/.383 14/.690 61/.544 .687
Home 284/.803 99/.747 79/.615 36/.697 63/.710 96/.451 107/.633 71/.786 15/.733 52/.662
Last 28d days 106/.741 52/.950 24/.641 / 10/1.457 38/.667 41/.539 35/.608 / 40/.566
HR/SB/CS 12/10/6 4/3/0 4/2/1 2/0/0 5/2/0 3/1/0 1/13/2 2/4/0 0/0/0 3/2/1 118/98/36
Usage ····X··· ·X····XX ooo·o··X ········ ········ X·XX···· X··XX··· X·XX··o· ········ o·o···XX
Yankees Batters (5.45 RS/G) vs. Blue Jays Pitchers (4.59 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 23.Morrow
G/S/vB
37.Alvarez
G/S/vB
57.Camp
G/S/vB
34.Carreno
G/S/vB
50.Francisco
G/S/vB
44.Janssen
G/S/vB
35.Lewis*
G/S/vB
51.Litsch
G/S/vB
47.Perez*
G/S/vB
60.Rauch
G/S/vB
33.Villanueva
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
24.Cano* G/S/vP 26/.664 ··· 11/1.747 ··· 8/.929 7/1.000 ··· 17/.647 7/.929 4/.000 5/.450 574/387 .307/.350/.534/.884 .924/.865 .886 106/.994 8/1 23/9
17.Cervelli G/S/vP 5/.200 ··· 5/.200 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 1/.000 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 126/98 .265/.328/.354/.682 .607/.702 .756 27/1.004 4/0 2/5
12.Chavez* G/S/vP 3/1.167 ··· 7/1.714 ··· 5/.900 1/3.000 1/3.000 6/.533 ··· 3/.333 2/.000 124/107 .283/.347/.381/.727 .706/.731 .616 56/.630 0/0 1/0
27.Dickerson* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 3/.000 2/.000 32/24 .310/.355/.379/.734 .929/.668 .859 1/.000 2/0 0/0
11.Gardner* G/S/vP 16/.884 ··· 7/1.000 ··· 6/.334 3/.333 1/no AB 8/1.750 1/2.000 3/.000 5/1.400 502/395 .265/.346/.373/.719 .632/.742 .718 102/.591 38/12 5/2
14.Granderson* G/S/vP 18/.547 ··· 6/.666 ··· 7/1.904 9/1.181 1/no AB 9/1.194 5/.200 5/.933 11/.808 596/406 .275/.377/.583/.960 .989/.945 .957 114/1.093 24/10 38/3
2.Jeter G/S/vP 22/.449 ··· 27/.604 ··· 9/.444 11/.000 1/.000 17/.794 3/1.167 5/1.000 3/.000 515/372 .297/.356/.384/.740 .930/.668 .727 105/.883 14/5 4/8
18.Jones G/S/vP 7/1.143 ··· 5/.000 ··· 2/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/3.500 9/.889 3/.000 168/43 .252/.363/.510/.874 .922/.735 1.014 35/1.301 0/0 11/1
60.Laird G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 9/6 .167/.375/.167/.542 .667/.400 .542 / 0/0 0/0
55.Martin G/S/vP 3/.333 ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 3/1.667 ··· ··· 4/.000 8/.500 11/1.445 417/297 .240/.326/.421/.747 .701/.764 .790 72/.944 8/1 17/10
26.Nunez G/S/vP 7/.858 ··· 4/.000 ··· 1/.000 3/.666 ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 3/.666 279/178 .266/.310/.383/.693 .721/.676 .694 69/.609 19/5 4/16
20.Posada# G/S/vP 22/1.156 ··· 15/.862 ··· 14/.536 8/1.417 ··· 11/.741 2/.000 1/.000 6/.000 353/287 .239/.317/.398/.715 .298/.813 .856 40/.906 0/2 12/1
13.Rodriguez G/S/vP 20/.689 ··· 26/1.071 ··· 14/.974 13/.558 ··· 18/.646 2/1.000 4/.500 3/.000 363/271 .289/.361/.478/.839 .694/.888 .875 19/.616 4/1 14/5
33.Swisher# G/S/vP 19/.728 ··· 12/.872 ··· 9/.111 12/.349 1/.000 14/.381 4/.250 3/2.667 4/1.500 551/382 .270/.385/.462/.848 .944/.806 .897 107/.952 2/2 21/0
25.Teixeira# G/S/vP 24/.904 ··· 10/.900 ··· 6/.334 15/.922 1/.000 3/1.666 5/.800 11/1.434 9/.958 595/402 .248/.345/.503/.847 .973/.795 .875 109/.768 3/1 35/3
IP 142.2 30.2 57.1 7.1 41.2 45.1 3.1 64.2 59.2 51.1 97.2 TOTAL .269/.348/.453/.802 .831/.789 .833 .860 126/40 188/79
ERA-K/9 4.79/10.3 3.52/6.2 4.71/4.1 1.23/6.2 3.67/9.1 1.99/8.5 2.70/5.5 4.45/7.7 3.77/7.7 4.38/6.3 4.24/5.8 4.22/7.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Cervelli (23-3-3)
 Martin (74-32-3)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 621/.241 127/.237 260/.322 32/.276 181/.250 181/.223 18/.333 271/.243 258/.257 220/.265 412/.253 .255  Granderson
 Swisher
 Gardner
 Jones
 Dickerson
 Nunez
0/132/0/9
0/0/124/9
127/11/0/6
29/0/13/1
9/0/28/0
1/0/1/0
OPS .703 .682 .864 .792 .719 .576 1.111 .738 .742 .778 .699 .741
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 351/.633 73/.565 126/.908 15/1.082 112/.824 96/.508 7/1.405 152/.908 98/.583 116/.705 217/.691 .755
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 270/.795 54/.833 134/.823 17/.548 69/.550 85/.655 11/.919 119/.526 160/.842 104/.849 195/.707 .729
Road 258/.565 75/.563 117/.791 4/1.167 74/.630 66/.328 6/1.333 138/.672 147/.690 108/.909 233/.678
Last 28d days 135/.788 127/.682 49/.857 32/.792 26/.439 40/.364 18/1.111 51/.675 103/.748 14/.824 /
HR/SB/CS 15/16/4 5/1/0 3/7/2 1/0/0 5/12/0 1/1/3 1/0/0 9/2/1 7/2/3 10/1/1 10/10/0 145/91/31
Usage ····X··· ·X····X· o·X··o·X ··X·X·X· o··o·X·· ··oo·X·· ·o··X··X X··X·X·X X····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.