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Game Preview: NYY @ SEA, 10:10pm, Saturday, May 28, 2011 @Safeco Field

Yankees, 27-22, 27-22 2nd, 1 GB

SP: Ivan Nova (24, RHP, 4-3, 4.29)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. SEA Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (4-3) 50.1 57 29 24 21 26 4 4.29
2010 (1-2) 42.0 44 22 21 17 26 4 4.50
Last 7 GS 3-2 39.1 42 21 16 17 20 4 3.66 48
2011-05-22 NYM ND 6.2 11 3 3 1 2 0 110 41
2011-05-17 @TBR W 5.1 4 1 1 2 4 1 100 58
2011-05-12 KCR L 3.0 10 8 4 2 2 2 73 15
2011-05-06 @TEX W 7.1 2 1 0 1 1 0 98 72
2011-05-01 TOR W 6.1 6 2 2 4 5 1 100 54
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
Has never faced SEA as starter.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   17-13   Road:   10-9    ExtrInn: 3-3 
 vsRHP:  18-16   vsLHP:   9-6    1-Run:   6-8 
 vsEast: 13-9    vsCntrl: 8-9    vsWest:  4-3  IL: 2-1 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 49 Fri, May 27  @SEA  L   3-4       27-22  2nd  1.0 gb
 48 Wed, May 25   TOR  W   7-3       27-21  1st  0.5 up
 47 Tue, May 24   TOR  W   5-4       26-21  1st  0.5 up
 46 Mon, May 23   TOR  L   3-7       25-21  1st    Tied
 45 Sun, May 22   NYM  W   9-3       25-20  1st    Tied
 44 Sat, May 21   NYM  W   7-3       24-20  1st    Tied
 43 Fri, May 20   NYM  L   1-2       23-20  3rd  1.0 gb
 42 Thu, May 19  @BAL  W  13-2       23-19  2nd  1.0 gb
 41 Wed, May 18  @BAL  W   4-1 (15)  22-19  2nd  2.0 gb
 40 Tue, May 17  @TBR  W   6-2       21-19  2nd  2.0 gb
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:15-15
Mariners, 25-25, 25-25 3rd, ½ GB, ½ GB in WC

SP: Felix Hernandez (25, RHP, 5-4, 3.01)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. NYY Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (5-4) 77.2 64 32 26 21 77 3 3.01
2010 (13-12) 249.2 194 80 63 70 232 17 2.27
2009 (19-5) 238.2 200 81 66 71 217 15 2.49
Last 7 GS 4-2 50.2 35 14 13 14 54 1 2.31 66
2011-05-22 @SDP W 8.0 6 1 1 0 13 0 114 79
2011-05-17 MIN L 8.0 3 2 2 3 9 0 109 74
2011-05-11 @BAL L 5.0 7 4 4 3 4 0 105 38
2011-05-06 CHW W 9.0 5 2 2 2 6 1 109 73
2011-05-01 @BOS ND 7.0 6 2 2 1 10 0 111 66
2011-04-26 @DET W 6.0 4 3 2 2 4 0 102 56
2011-04-21 OAK W 7.2 4 0 0 3 8 0 126 76
Last 5 v.NYY 4-1 40.2 36 9 8 12 37 2 1.77 66
2010-08-20 @NYY W 8.0 4 0 0 3 11 0 117 82
2010-07-10 NYY W 9.0 10 1 1 2 9 1 126 70
2010-06-30 @NYY W 9.0 2 0 0 3 11 0 115 91
2009-09-18 NYY W 9.0 8 2 1 1 3 0 104 67
2008-05-03 @NYY L 5.2 12 6 6 3 3 1 105 21
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   12-12   Road:   13-13   ExtrInn: 1-3 
 vsRHP:  18-16   vsLHP:   7-9    1-Run:  10-9 
 vsEast:  5-5    vsCntrl: 9-13   vsWest:  8-7  IL: 3-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 50 Fri, May 27   NYY  W   4-3       25-25  3rd  0.5 gb
 49 Wed, May 25  @MIN  W   3-0       24-25  3rd  1.5 gb
 48 Tue, May 24  @MIN  L   2-4       23-25  3rd  1.5 gb
 47 Mon, May 23  @MIN  W   8-7 (10)  23-24  3rd  1.5 gb
 46 Sun, May 22  @SDP  W   6-1       22-24  3rd  1.5 gb
 45 Sat, May 21  @SDP  W   4-0       21-24  4th  1.5 gb
 44 Fri, May 20  @SDP  W   4-1       20-24  4th  2.5 gb
 43 Thu, May 19   LAA  W   2-1       19-24  4th  3.5 gb
 42 Wed, May 18   LAA  W   3-0       18-24  4th  4.5 gb
 41 Tue, May 17   MIN  L   1-2       17-24  4th  4.5 gb
 Last 10: 8-2    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:18-12
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Fri, May 27, 2011 SEA  4  NYY  3        W:David Pauley (3-0), L: Luis Ayala (1-1), S: Brandon League (13)

Sun, Aug 22, 2010 NYY 10  SEA  0        W:CC Sabathia (17-5), L: Luke French (2-4), S: none
Sat, Aug 21, 2010 NYY  9  SEA  5        W:Boone Logan (1-0), L: Jason Vargas (9-6), S: Mariano Rivera (25)
Fri, Aug 20, 2010 SEA  6 @NYY  0        W:Felix Hernandez (9-10), L: A.J. Burnett (9-11), S: none
Sun, Jul 11, 2010 NYY  8 @SEA  2        W:CC Sabathia (12-3), L: Ryan Rowland-Smith (1-9), S: none
Sat, Jul 10, 2010 SEA  4  NYY  1        W:Felix Hernandez (7-5), L: Joba Chamberlain (1-4), S: none
Fri, Jul 09, 2010 NYY  6 @SEA  1        W:Phil Hughes (11-2), L: David Pauley (0-1), S: none
Thu, Jul 08, 2010 NYY  3 @SEA  1        W:Andy Pettitte (11-2), L: David Aardsma (0-6), S: Mariano Rivera (20)
Thu, Jul 01, 2010 NYY  4  SEA  2        W:CC Sabathia (10-3), L: David Aardsma (0-5), S: Mariano Rivera (18)
Wed, Jun 30, 2010 SEA  7 @NYY  0        W:Felix Hernandez (6-5), L: Javier Vazquez (6-7), S: none
Season Series: 2011 - SEA over 1-0; 2010 - NYY won 6-4; 2009 - NYY won 6-4; All-Time - NYY leads 203-162

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 (5.16 RS/G) vs. Mariners Pitchers (3.72 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 34.Hernandez
G/S/vB
60.Gray
G/S/vB
32.Laffey*
G/S/vB
43.League
G/S/vB
39.Pauley
G/S/vB
46.Ray
G/S/vB
50.Wright
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
24.Cano* G/S/vP 26/.794 2/.000 4/1.500 14/.824 7/.310 9/.777 8/1.000 202/137 .273/.312/.481/.793 .872/.756 .752 99/.594 4/0 9/5
17.Cervelli G/S/vP 9/.111 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 ··· 2/.000 1/no AB 22/18 .158/.238/.368/.607 .000/.761 .636 22/.607 0/0 1/2
27.Dickerson* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· 16/13 .308/.400/.385/.785 1.167/.697 .900 16/.785 0/0 0/0
11.Gardner* G/S/vP 9/.666 1/3.000 1/no AB 5/.400 4/.250 ··· 3/.666 164/137 .262/.340/.404/.744 .732/.746 .722 85/.819 8/6 3/1
14.Granderson* G/S/vP 35/.814 2/.000 6/.900 6/1.166 3/.000 3/.000 10/.956 210/149 .277/.356/.620/.975 1.171/.894 1.066 116/1.009 7/2 16/1
2.Jeter G/S/vP 27/.776 ··· 4/.833 19/.543 6/.334 11/1.207 9/1.056 221/157 .254/.308/.318/.626 .734/.583 .732 118/.663 3/2 2/3
18.Jones G/S/vP 6/.000 1/no AB 8/.393 2/.000 3/.000 3/.000 29/1.198 53/11 .240/.283/.500/.783 .861/.473 .195 30/.802 0/0 4/1
55.Martin G/S/vP 6/.666 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 5/.650 166/122 .261/.367/.493/.860 .901/.847 .988 81/.746 5/0 9/4
26.Nunez G/S/vP ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 44/29 .250/.286/.375/.661 .643/.668 .800 38/.593 6/1 1/6
20.Posada# G/S/vP 10/.733 3/.000 ··· 13/.641 6/1.100 11/.864 3/.333 151/119 .178/.298/.357/.655 .188/.774 .567 69/.710 0/1 6/0
13.Rodriguez G/S/vP 18/.547 2/.000 4/.250 18/.533 8/.500 10/1.933 8/1.250 193/139 .288/.363/.500/.863 .753/.904 .879 107/.753 2/1 9/2
33.Swisher# G/S/vP 39/.951 2/2.500 7/.629 8/.500 3/.666 6/1.700 14/.539 188/132 .206/.324/.290/.615 .683/.586 .637 85/.602 1/1 2/0
25.Teixeira# G/S/vP 51/.907 2/.000 1/no AB 8/2.000 6/1.667 8/.821 6/1.100 216/151 .258/.366/.533/.899 .982/.868 .899 114/.862 0/0 14/2
IP 77.2 14.0 24.1 21.0 30.1 10.1 23.0 TOTAL .253/.335/.446/.781 .815/.767 .801 .752 36/14 76/34
ERA-K/9 3.01/8.9 2.57/5.1 1.85/4.4 5.57/6.4 0.89/5.6 9.58/6.1 1.57/5.9 3.36/7.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Cervelli (12-2-2)
 Martin (24-9-2)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 312/.225 59/.245 102/.233 88/.259 108/.170 50/.364 94/.220 .242  Swisher
 Granderson
 Dickerson
 Jones
 Gardner
 Nunez
0/0/44/4
0/49/0/2
1/0/6/0
13/0/3/0
46/2/0/0
1/0/1/0
OPS .586 .682 .621 .681 .395 .951 .575 .655
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 160/.541 27/.582 37/.552 44/.751 44/.185 20/.666 49/.518 .657
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 152/.632 32/.768 65/.661 44/.613 64/.544 30/1.163 45/.638 .654
Home 124/.603 20/.644 46/.583 39/.465 48/.322 28/1.097 40/.669
Last 28d days 146/.535 15/.343 42/.732 45/.886 48/.468 18/.567 48/.721
HR/SB/CS 3/6/2 1/1/0 1/0/0 1/1/0 0/3/2 1/5/0 0/3/0 29/33/8
Usage ·····X·· ···o···· ···oX··· o·o·o··· X·X··oo· ····o··X o···X·X·
Mariners Batters (3.60 RS/G) vs. Yankees Pitchers (4.14 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 47.Nova
G/S/vB
38.Ayala
G/S/vB
62.Chamberlain
G/S/vB
48.Logan*
G/S/vB
42.Rivera
G/S/vB
30.Robertson
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
29.Cust* G/S/vP ··· 2/2.500 7/.143 5/.400 5/1.000 2/.000 177/117 .233/.367/.322/.689 .661/.704 .531 74/.836 0/0 1/
9.Figgins# G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 6/.666 3/1.000 10/.956 3/.666 196/128 .202/.242/.273/.515 .579/.495 .609 84/.442 7/5 1/5
5.Gimenez G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 35/31 .214/.343/.250/.593 1.000/.531 .718 12/.472 0/0 0/0
21.Gutierrez G/S/vP ··· 3/1.167 10/.733 3/.666 6/.500 3/.000 26/18 .200/.231/.360/.591 1.089/.389 .000 26/.591 0/1 1/0
4.Kennedy* G/S/vP ··· 5/.400 3/.000 1/2.000 12/.166 ··· 127/101 .280/.310/.441/.750 .638/.776 .806 61/.739 5/0 4/1
30.Olivo G/S/vP ··· 3/.666 2/.000 ··· 4/.000 1/.000 167/109 .231/.295/.340/.635 .633/.637 .413 77/.717 2/2 4/4
1.Rodriguez# G/S/vP ··· 2/no AB ··· 2/2.000 2/1.000 ··· 74/53 .180/.288/.311/.599 .393/.660 .400 32/.472 1/2 1/1
26.Ryan G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 156/104 .261/.331/.328/.659 .730/.625 .619 66/.872 1/1 0/4
55.Saunders* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 2/.000 ··· 140/91 .175/.228/.262/.490 .408/.535 .576 61/.319 4/1 2/0
17.Smoak# G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 182/120 .258/.363/.452/.814 .844/.798 .880 93/.716 0/0 6/1
51.Suzuki* G/S/vP ··· 4/.500 12/.606 4/.833 13/.968 2/2.000 227/149 .285/.341/.329/.669 .729/.638 .679 98/.550 11/4 0/2
2.Wilson G/S/vP ··· 9/.236 4/2.000 ··· 2/.500 ··· 106/55 .247/.279/.278/.557 .506/.603 .465 39/.527 5/1 0/2
IP 50.1 14.0 24.1 12.0 21.0 20.0 TOTAL .232/.304/.334/.638 .648/.632 .621 .614 40/19 27/28
ERA-K/9 4.29/4.7 1.93/7.1 3.33/7.4 4.50/5.2 1.71/7.3 1.35/14.4 3.68/7.0

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Gimenez (6-3-0)
 Olivo (25-5-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 226/.281 59/.300 93/.221 55/.265 78/.216 91/.197 .250  Suzuki
 Gutierrez
 Saunders
0/0/49/2
0/7/0/1
7/33/0/1
OPS .763 .768 .629 .701 .514 .553 .696
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 116/.884 38/.736 44/.525 36/.900 35/.464 41/.464 .749
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 110/.633 21/.833 49/.720 19/.328 43/.556 50/.628 .654
Road 76/.594 28/.836 36/.669 28/.736 25/.855 42/.523
Last 28d days 128/.760 39/.633 43/.679 25/.726 30/.379 50/.519
HR/SB/CS 4/4/3 1/2/0 3/2/1 1/0/0 0/0/0 0/7/0 41/37/12
Usage ·····X·· X····oo· ··o···oo o·····o· ··o····· o·o···oX

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.