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Archive for April 17th, 2010

AJ Burnett makes his 2010 debut at Yankee Stadium, where last season his ERA was a full run lower (3.51 vs. 4.59 on the road). He opposes Ranger’s righty Scott Feldman, who is looking to build on a 17-win season in 2009.

vs. Scott Feldman PA BA OBP SLG HR RBI
Derek Jeter SS 10 0.222 0.300 0.889 2 4
Nick Johnson DH 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0
Mark Teixeira 1B 12 0.300 0.333 0.700 1 3
Alex Rodriguez 3B 9 0.250 0.333 0.625 1 2
Robinson Cano 2B 8 0.250 0.250 0.250 0 0
Jorge Posada C 5 0.600 0.600 1.400 1 1
Curtis Granderson CF 7 0.667 0.714 2.167 3 6
Nick Swisher RF 9 0.200 0.444 0.400 0 1
Brett Gardner LF 5 0.000 0.200 0.000 0 0
Total 65 0.3091 0.3538 0.800 8 17
             
vs. AJ Burnett PA BA OBP SLG HR RBI
Julio Borbon CF 3 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0
Michael Young 3B 28 0.259 0.286 0.407 1 1
Josh Hamilton LF 13 0.364 0.462 0.818 1 3
Vlad Guerrero DH 46 0.214 0.283 0.452 2 3
Nelson Cruz RF 10 0.167 0.500 0.667 1 3
Chris Davis 1B 10 0.000 0.100 0.000 0 0
Joaquin Arias 2B 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0
Taylor Teagarden C 2 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0
Elvis Andrus SS 7 0.167 0.286 0.167 0 0
Total 119 0.208 0.277 0.415 5 10
  • Derek Jeter and Robinson Cano both have at least one hit in all 10 games this season, the first time in Yankee history that teammates have started the season with such a streak. Jeter and Cano also made history last year by becoming the first double-play combo in franchise history to each tally 200 hits in a season.
  • Alex Rodriquez has remained tied with McGwire for 8th place on the all-time HR list. Arod has been stuck on 583 for 10 games this season, tying his longest drought to start a season.
  • Mark Teixeira’s April slump continues. The Yankee 1B’s average has plummeted to .083, the lowest qualified average in the American League.
  • The last Yankees rain shorted game was a 6 to 1 loss against the Minnesota Twins on September 2, 2006.

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