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Game Preview: TOR @ NYY, 1:05pm, Saturday, September 3, 2011 @Yankee Stadium III

Blue Jays, 69-69, 69-69 4th, 15 GB, 14½ GB in WC

SP: Ricky Romero (26, LHP, 13-9, 2.84)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. NYY Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (13-9) 187.0 145 65 59 71 152 20 2.84
2010 (14-9) 210.0 189 98 87 82 174 15 3.73
2009 (13-9) 178.0 192 88 85 79 141 18 4.30
Last 7 GS 6-0 52.1 28 10 10 19 35 7 1.72 68
2011-08-29 TBR W 6.0 6 3 3 4 2 2 107 46
2011-08-24 KCR ND 6.0 8 3 3 4 3 1 109 43
2011-08-18 @OAK W 9.0 3 0 0 2 6 0 111 85
2011-08-13 LAA W 7.0 2 1 1 2 3 1 98 70
2011-08-07 @BAL W 8.0 4 2 2 0 5 2 94 71
2011-08-02 @TBR W 8.0 1 1 1 4 7 1 109 79
2011-07-27 BAL W 8.1 4 0 0 3 9 0 126 81
Last 5 v.NYY 2-2 29.2 27 17 16 12 25 4 4.85 51
2011-07-16 NYY L 5.0 6 4 3 3 7 0 107 45
2011-05-24 @NYY ND 7.0 7 1 1 3 4 1 100 60
2011-04-29 @NYY W 6.0 5 2 2 3 7 1 109 58
2010-08-03 @NYY W 9.0 2 2 2 1 4 1 118 78
2010-07-03 @NYY L 2.2 7 8 8 2 3 1 77 13
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   33-34   Road:   36-35   ExtrInn:10-4 
 vsRHP:  49-53   vsLHP:  20-16   1-Run:  20-25
 vsEast: 24-31   vsCntrl:17-13   vsWest: 20-15 IL: 8-10

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
138 Fri, Sep  2  @NYY  L   2-3       69-69  4th 15.0 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
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:14-16
Yankees, 83-53, 83-53 1st, ½ up

SP: Bartolo Colon (38, RHP, 8-9, 3.63)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. TOR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (8-9) 138.2 138 65 56 34 116 17 3.63
2009 (3-6) 62.1 69 42 29 21 38 13 4.19
2008 (4-2) 39.0 44 23 17 10 27 5 3.92
Last 7 GS 2-3 41.2 46 20 20 8 28 6 4.32 50
2011-08-28 @BAL L 7.2 7 2 2 0 4 0 103 61
2011-08-23 OAK L 6.1 8 5 5 0 5 2 106 42
2011-08-17 @KCR L 5.0 7 5 5 2 4 2 99 35
2011-08-11 LAA ND 6.0 5 2 2 2 3 1 90 55
2011-08-05 @BOS ND 4.2 6 2 2 1 2 1 94 45
2011-07-30 BAL W 5.0 5 2 2 2 6 0 105 53
2011-07-24 OAK W 7.0 8 2 2 1 4 0 99 56
Last 5 v.TOR 1-2 24.1 30 21 13 11 18 2 4.81 43
2011-07-14 @TOR L 0.2 6 8 3 2 0 0 42 16
2011-05-23 TOR L 6.0 7 6 6 4 8 1 102 38
2011-04-20 @TOR W 6.2 5 2 2 2 7 1 89 61
2009-05-16 @TOR ND 5.0 5 0 0 2 2 0 62 57
2008-09-13 TOR ND 6.0 7 5 2 1 1 0 80 44
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   42-26   Road:   41-27   ExtrInn: 4-7 
 vsRHP:  54-40   vsLHP:  29-13   1-Run:  17-18
 vsEast: 29-24   vsCntrl:21-14   vsWest: 20-10 IL:13-5 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
136 Fri, Sep  2   TOR  W   3-2       83-53  1st  0.5 up
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
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:12-8    Last 30:19-11
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Fri, Sep 02, 2011 NYY  3  TOR  2        W:Ivan Nova (15-4), L: Brandon Morrow (9-10), S: Mariano Rivera (37)
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)
Season Series: 2011 - NYY over 8-5; 2010 - TOR won 10-8; 2009 - NYY won 12-6; All-Time - NYY leads 275-220

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 (4.71 RS/G) vs. Yankees Pitchers (3.99 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 40.Colon
G/S/vB
38.Ayala
G/S/vB
22.Laffey*
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 7/1.429 ··· 2/1.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 408/318 .219/.279/.447/.726 .877/.683 .747 73/.700 1/0 20/5
19.Bautista G/S/vP 9/1.389 4/.750 6/1.333 ··· ··· 2/.000 6/.167 13/1.365 5/.000 1/2.000 ··· 552/424 .310/.449/.638/1.087 1.240/1.042 1.063 101/1.018 6/3 39/8
10.Encarnacion G/S/vP 10/.422 3/.666 6/2.667 3/1.167 1/no AB ··· 7/1.262 3/.000 6/.167 ··· 2/.000 452/336 .273/.332/.461/.793 .854/.772 .675 106/.906 5/1 15/11
5.Escobar G/S/vP 8/1.142 1/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 4/.750 9/.000 3/.000 ··· 2/.000 568/441 .292/.366/.414/.780 .892/.749 .678 110/.601 3/3 11/14
2.Johnson* G/S/vP ··· 6/1.200 ··· ··· ··· 3/1.500 2/.000 2/1.500 ··· 4/1.250 1/.000 520/390 .218/.298/.430/.728 .565/.784 .725 84/.783 13/3 20/8
13.Lawrie G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 105/76 .330/.381/.691/1.072 .775/1.191 1.020 98/1.089 4/0 7/3
26.Lind* G/S/vP 9/.583 3/3.000 5/1.000 11/.091 ··· 1/.000 7/.572 5/.200 4/1.750 1/no AB 1/.000 476/348 .254/.298/.442/.740 .661/.770 .745 98/.527 1/1 23/4
18.McCoy G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 130/82 .213/.341/.287/.628 .499/.701 .593 40/.495 7/2 1/1
8.Molina G/S/vP ··· ··· 3/.666 3/.000 ··· 3/.000 6/.833 3/.333 4/.000 ··· 1/2.000 162/116 .292/.358/.438/.796 .881/.760 .835 26/.669 2/1 3/1
20.Teahen* G/S/vP 18/.751 ··· 18/.285 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 5/1.600 ··· 4/.583 ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 297/232 .279/.321/.482/.803 .817/.799 .748 101/.903 2/0 9/2
3.Wise* G/S/vP ··· 3/.666 4/.833 1/2.000 ··· ··· 2/2.000 1/no AB 1/.000 ··· 1/4.000 82/68 .221/.256/.247/.503 .429/.519 .558 25/.572 5/2 0/0
IP 138.2 45.2 45.2 35.2 14.0 29.1 53.0 54.1 27.2 5.1 29.0 TOTAL .254/.318/.422/.740 .798/.722 .712 .769 113/43 163/90
ERA-K/9 3.63/7.5 1.97/6.3 4.14/5.1 2.78/10.3 3.21/5.1 6.44/5.5 2.04/8.7 1.33/13.6 4.23/7.1 3.38/11.9 2.17/6.5 3.67/7.4

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Arencibia (69-22-11)
 Molina (24-9-8)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 575/.258 193/.278 212/.311 155/.236 62/.200 139/.279 202/.220 227/.183 117/.220 27/.273 114/.204 .253  Bautista
 Thames
 Wise
 Teahen
 McCoy
0/0/95/11
30/0/27/2
11/27/1/0
4/0/8/0
0/11/4/0
OPS .728 .746 .856 .677 .723 .888 .552 .529 .628 .771 .579 .707
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 293/.828 103/.733 90/.765 96/.759 26/.983 51/.868 97/.608 118/.514 51/.952 13/.862 53/.618 .733
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 282/.623 90/.760 122/.923 59/.547 36/.520 88/.900 105/.501 109/.546 66/.397 14/.690 61/.544 .684
Home 273/.751 99/.747 98/.884 79/.615 36/.697 63/.710 99/.437 107/.633 75/.769 15/.733 52/.662
Last 28d days 102/.819 47/.989 26/1.147 24/.641 / 4/2.750 41/.614 41/.539 39/.596 / 40/.566
HR/SB/CS 17/5/3 4/3/0 7/1/0 4/2/1 2/0/0 5/2/0 3/1/0 1/13/2 2/4/0 0/0/0 3/2/1 118/98/37
Usage ·····X·· ··X····X ········ ·ooo·o·· ········ ········ oX·XX··· ·X··XX·· oX·XX··o ········ ·o·o···X
Yankees Batters (5.43 RS/G) vs. Blue Jays Pitchers (4.58 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS Romero*
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 25/.865 ··· 11/1.747 ··· 8/.929 7/1.000 ··· 17/.647 7/.929 4/.000 6/.583 578/391 .307/.351/.533/.884 .924/.865 .886 106/1.014 8/1 23/9
17.Cervelli G/S/vP 7/.629 ··· 5/.200 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 1/.000 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 126/98 .265/.328/.354/.682 .607/.702 .756 23/.867 4/0 2/5
12.Chavez* G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 7/1.714 ··· 5/.900 1/3.000 1/3.000 6/.533 ··· 3/.333 3/.000 128/111 .276/.344/.371/.714 .706/.716 .596 56/.580 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 18/1.540 ··· 7/1.000 ··· 6/.334 3/.333 1/no AB 8/1.750 1/2.000 3/.000 6/1.467 506/399 .266/.347/.380/.727 .632/.751 .734 101/.632 39/12 6/2
14.Granderson* G/S/vP 17/.732 ··· 6/.666 ··· 7/1.904 9/1.181 1/no AB 9/1.194 5/.200 5/.933 12/.733 600/410 .273/.376/.580/.956 .989/.939 .948 113/1.084 24/10 38/3
2.Jeter G/S/vP 29/.571 ··· 27/.604 ··· 9/.444 11/.000 1/.000 17/.794 3/1.167 5/1.000 4/.000 519/376 .297/.355/.383/.738 .930/.666 .723 104/.892 15/5 4/9
18.Jones G/S/vP 15/.266 ··· 5/.000 1/.000 2/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/3.500 9/.889 3/.000 172/47 .252/.360/.503/.864 .922/.713 .985 39/1.203 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 6/1.333 ··· 2/.000 1/.000 1/.000 3/1.667 ··· ··· 4/.000 8/.500 11/1.445 421/301 .238/.325/.417/.743 .701/.758 .780 76/.914 8/1 17/10
63.Montero G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 5/2 .000/.200/.000/.200 .000/.500 5/.200 0/0 0/
26.Nunez G/S/vP 5/.500 ··· 4/.000 ··· 1/.000 3/.666 ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 4/.500 282/181 .263/.307/.378/.685 .721/.664 .678 72/.583 19/5 4/16
20.Posada# G/S/vP 15/.467 ··· 15/.862 ··· 14/.536 8/1.417 ··· 11/.741 2/.000 1/.000 6/.000 353/287 .239/.317/.398/.715 .298/.813 .856 36/1.014 0/2 12/1
13.Rodriguez G/S/vP 24/.565 ··· 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 27/.788 ··· 12/.872 ··· 9/.111 12/.349 1/.000 14/.381 4/.250 3/2.667 5/1.200 555/386 .268/.383/.458/.841 .944/.797 .882 107/.916 2/2 21/0
25.Teixeira# G/S/vP 25/.671 ··· 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 .875 104/.739 3/1 35/3
IP 187.0 30.2 57.1 8.0 41.2 45.1 3.1 64.2 59.2 51.1 99.0 TOTAL .268/.348/.452/.800 .831/.786 .828 .851 128/40 189/80
ERA-K/9 2.84/7.3 3.52/6.2 4.71/4.1 1.13/5.6 3.67/9.1 1.99/8.5 2.70/5.5 4.45/7.7 3.77/7.7 4.38/6.3 4.18/5.8 4.22/7.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Cervelli (23-3-3)
 Martin (74-33-3)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 764/.214 127/.237 260/.322 34/.258 181/.250 181/.223 18/.333 271/.243 258/.257 220/.265 419/.250 .255  Granderson
 Swisher
 Gardner
 Jones
 Nunez
 Dickerson
0/133/0/9
0/0/124/9
128/11/0/7
29/0/14/1
1/0/1/0
9/0/29/0
OPS .655 .682 .864 .743 .719 .576 1.111 .738 .742 .778 .693 .740
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 232/.825 73/.565 126/.908 15/1.082 112/.824 96/.508 7/1.405 152/.908 98/.583 116/.705 222/.688 .754
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 532/.583 54/.833 134/.823 19/.488 69/.550 85/.655 11/.919 119/.526 160/.842 104/.849 197/.699 .727
Road 386/.669 75/.563 117/.791 6/.733 74/.630 66/.328 6/1.333 138/.672 147/.690 108/.909 240/.669
Last 28d days 142/.650 127/.682 49/.857 34/.743 26/.439 40/.364 18/1.111 51/.675 103/.748 14/.824 7/.286
HR/SB/CS 20/13/5 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 10/12/0 146/93/31
Usage ····X··· ··X····X ·o·X··o· o··X·X·X ·o··o·X· ···oo·X· ··o··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.