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Game Preview: NYY @ DET, 8:30pm, Monday, October 3, 2011 @Comerica Park

Yankees, 97-65, 1-1 in postseason

SP: CC Sabathia (30, LHP, 19-8, 3.00)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. DET Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 RegS (19-8) 237.1 230 87 79 61 230 17 3.00
2010 RegS (21-7) 237.2 209 92 84 74 197 20 3.18
2009 RegS (19-8) 230.0 197 96 86 67 197 18 3.37
Last 7 GS 2-1 41.2 49 15 15 14 50 5 3.24 54
2011-09-30 DET ND 2.0 1 1 1 0 4 1 27 54
2011-09-21 TBR ND 7.1 7 2 2 2 6 2 127 60
2011-09-16 @TOR ND 5.2 10 4 4 4 8 0 120 37
2011-09-10 @LAA L 6.0 8 1 1 4 5 0 119 53
2011-09-04 TOR W 7.1 6 2 2 1 10 0 111 67
2011-08-30 @BOS W 6.0 10 2 2 2 10 1 128 52
2011-08-24 OAK ND 7.1 7 3 3 1 7 1 100 58
Last 5 v.DET 1-2 28.0 31 16 15 8 30 5 4.82 50
2011-09-30 DET ND 2.0 1 1 1 0 4 1 27 54
2011-05-03 @DET L 7.0 10 4 4 3 6 0 119 44
2011-03-31 DET ND 6.0 6 3 2 2 7 0 106 55
2010-08-17 DET W 7.0 5 2 2 3 9 2 115 65
2010-05-13 @DET L 6.0 9 6 6 0 4 2 79 34
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
Regular AND Postseason Totals
 Home:   53-30   Road:   45-36   ExtrInn: 4-12
 vsRHP:  63-49   vsLHP:  35-17   1-Run:  21-24
 vsEast: 39-33   vsCntrl:23-15   vsWest: 23-13 IL:13-5 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
  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
155 Wed, Sep 21   TBR  W   4-2       95-60  1st  7.5 up

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

SP: Justin Verlander (28, RHP, 24-5, 2.40)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. NYY Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 RegS (24-5) 251.0 174 73 67 57 250 24 2.40
2010 RegS (18-9) 224.1 190 89 84 71 219 14 3.37
2009 RegS (19-9) 240.0 219 99 92 63 269 20 3.45
Last 7 GS 5-0 42.1 35 15 15 14 39 7 3.19 58
2011-09-30 @NYY ND 1.0 0 1 1 2 1 0 25 48
2011-09-24 BAL ND 7.0 8 5 5 1 6 2 120 46
2011-09-18 @OAK W 8.0 3 0 0 3 6 0 116 79
2011-09-13 @CHW W 7.0 6 0 0 2 6 0 106 69
2011-09-07 @CLE W 6.0 3 4 4 2 8 2 113 56
2011-09-02 CHW W 7.1 7 1 1 1 6 1 106 65
2011-08-27 @MIN W 6.0 8 4 4 3 6 2 120 43
Last 5 v.NYY 1-1 24.2 20 10 10 19 26 2 3.65 53
2011-09-30 @NYY ND 1.0 0 1 1 2 1 0 25 48
2011-05-02 NYY ND 6.0 8 3 3 4 8 0 127 48
2011-03-31 @NYY ND 6.0 3 3 3 4 8 1 114 58
2010-08-17 @NYY L 5.0 5 3 3 5 5 1 114 45
2010-05-13 NYY W 6.2 4 0 0 4 4 0 119 66
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
Regular AND Postseason Totals
 Home:   50-31   Road:   46-37   ExtrInn: 6-3 
 vsRHP:  65-47   vsLHP:  31-21   1-Run:  29-17
 vsEast: 21-17   vsCntrl:50-22   vsWest: 18-18 IL: 7-11

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
  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
155 Wed, Sep 21  @KCR  W   6-3       90-65  1st 13.5 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
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)

Thu, Aug 19, 2010 NYY 11  DET  5        W:Phil Hughes (15-5), L: Rick Porcello (5-11), S: Sergio Mitre (1)

Regular and Postseason
Season Series: 2011 - DET over 5-4; 2010 - Tied 4-4; 2009 - NYY won 5-1; All-Time - NYY leads 1044-931

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 Verlander
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 26/.439 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 15/.600 ··· 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 13/.920 1/no AB 4/.250 4/.000 2/.000 3/1.667 2/2.000 588/464 .259/.345/.369/.713 .616/.738 .697 82/.629 49/13 7/5
14.Granderson* G/S/vP 8/1.042 ··· 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 34/.820 1/.000 29/.386 2/.000 6/.167 3/1.334 2/.000 607/439 .297/.355/.388/.743 .946/.666 .705 88/.772 16/6 6/12
18.Jones G/S/vP 6/1.133 ··· 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 5/.800 1/no AB 3/.666 1/.000 2/.000 2/.000 13/.237 476/343 .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 3/1.000 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 26/.938 ··· 16/1.486 2/1.000 3/.000 3/.000 6/.933 387/316 .235/.315/.398/.714 .277/.814 .524 34/.694 0/2 14/1
13.Rodriguez G/S/vP 26/.672 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 55/.643 1/.000 11/1.364 2/1.500 3/2.333 2/2.000 7/1.571 635/437 .260/.374/.449/.822 .957/.763 .792 80/.698 2/2 23/1
25.Teixeira# G/S/vP 27/.569 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 251.0 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 2.40/9.0 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 969/.192 182/.142 241/.218 474/.279 168/.277 212/.209 301/.198 .257  Granderson
 Swisher
 Gardner
 Jones
 Nunez
 Dickerson
0/155/0/11
0/0/141/9
149/18/0/7
39/0/19/1
1/0/3/0
14/0/42/0
OPS .555 .438 .581 .728 .768 .699 .580 .717
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 538/.504 81/.468 125/.639 167/.584 75/.835 100/.529 179/.687 .710
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 431/.617 101/.412 116/.517 307/.806 93/.712 112/.863 122/.432 .725
Home 462/.547 87/.432 132/.644 196/.816 102/.751 107/.741 169/.634
Last 28d days 110/.588 24/.400 27/.229 30/.806 29/.727 25/.625 47/.348
HR/SB/CS 24/10/5 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··o X····o·o ·····X·o ··X·Xo·· ··X··X·· X···Xo·X
Tigers Batters (4.86 RS/G) vs. Yankees Pitchers (4.06 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS Sabathia*
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 8/.250 1/.000 4/.250 4/.000 3/.333 ··· 1/no AB 551/403 .295/.389/.506/.895 .779/.939 .949 89/.805 3/1 19/6
20.Betemit# G/S/vP 6/1.467 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 23/1.506 11/1.345 2/.500 5/.000 3/1.667 7/.286 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 67/.558 2/2.000 6/1.000 12/.334 3/.000 2/.500 1/2.000 303/189 .197/.265/.283/.548 .717/.449 .581 37/.899 1/1 3/9
14.Jackson G/S/vP 15/.934 2/.000 2/.000 1/.000 2/.000 2/1.500 1/.000 668/463 .249/.317/.374/.690 .732/.672 .752 108/.628 22/5 10/3
32.Kelly* G/S/vP ··· 2/2.500 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 281/259 .245/.291/.381/.672 .381/.698 .564 56/.940 2/1 7/5
41.Martinez# G/S/vP 28/.786 3/2.667 12/1.117 17/.544 5/.800 3/.000 1/.000 595/424 .330/.380/.470/.850 .823/.862 .840 102/1.061 1/0 12/2
30.Ordonez G/S/vP 80/.811 ··· 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 21/.308 5/1.600 5/.000 13/.308 5/1.000 4/.833 2/.000 576/403 .299/.345/.478/.824 .765/.848 .898 83/.712 0/2 21/7
25.Raburn G/S/vP 26/.481 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 26/.625 1/no AB 1/.000 6/.000 1/2.000 4/.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/.000 ··· 2/.500 ··· 22/11 .227/.227/.227/.455 .727/.182 .571 14/.571 0/0 0/0
21.Young G/S/vP 25/.480 2/.000 3/2.334 13/.539 8/.708 3/1.000 1/.000 503/361 .268/.302/.393/.695 .759/.670 .732 98/.811 1/0 12/7
IP 237.1 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 3.00/8.7 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 985/.255 233/.256 185/.261 233/.215 272/.170 164/.229 157/.221 .256  Jackson
 Ordonez
 Young
 Raburn
 Dirks
 Kelly
0/152/0/8
0/0/69/7
115/0/0/7
52/2/20/4
38/16/22/4
17/4/39/1
OPS .666 .708 .746 .534 .506 .645 .624 .721
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 266/.554 121/.694 118/.789 109/.595 142/.466 76/.850 67/.730 .740
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 719/.709 112/.723 67/.673 124/.480 130/.549 88/.477 90/.541 .704
Road 518/.710 119/.734 91/.860 113/.643 143/.448 70/.513 78/.626
Last 28d days 119/.761 40/.508 30/1.123 31/.412 45/.385 47/.684 43/.741
HR/SB/CS 17/11/6 5/4/0 4/3/2 3/5/1 1/16/2 4/6/2 5/2/2 152/128/49
Usage ··X····· X·o·X·X· o···o··o ··o··o·X ·····o·X ·····X·o X···oo·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.