Series Preview: Yankees at Athletics | 7/19/12-7/22/12

Pitching Matchups

Thursday, 7/19/12, 10:05pm ET

Pitching for the Yankees: Freddy Garcia, RHP
Last Start:  5.0 IP, 3 ER, 5 H, 4 K, 5 BB, 0 HR
On the Season: 4-2, 5.25 ERA / 4.19 FIP / 4.24 xFIP, 6.75 K/9, 2.81 BB/9 in 48.0 IP

Pitching for the Athletics: A.J. Griffin, RHP
Last Start:  6.0 IP, 3 ER, 8 H, 5 K, 1 BB, 2 HR
On the Season: 1-0, 2.63 ERA / 4.65 FIP / 4.31 xFIP, 6.00 K/9, 2.25 BB/9 in 24.0 IP

Friday, 7/20/12, 10:05pm ET

Pitching for the Yankees: Ivan Nova, RHP
Last Start:  6.0 IP, 6 ER, 9 H, 3 K, 2 BB, 3 HR
On the Season: 10-4, 4.18 ERA / 4.59 FIP / 3.96 xFIP, 7.97 K/9, 2.71 BB/9 in 116.1 IP

Pitching for the Athletics: Tommy Milone, LHP
Last Start:  6.0 IP, 2 ER, 10 H, 4 K, 1 BB, 1 HR
On the Season: 9-6, 3.54 ERA / 4.29 FIP / 4.13 xFIP, 5.98 K/9, 2.05 BB/9 in 114.1 IP

Saturday, 7/21/12, 9:05pm ET

Pitching for the Yankees: Phil Hughes, RHP
Last Start: 7.0 IP, 2 ER, 4 H, 4 K, 3 BB, 1 HR
On the Season: 9-7, 4.22 ERA / 4.52 FIP / 4.26 xFIP, 8.10 K/9, 2.19 BB/9 in 106.2 IP

Pitching for the Athletics: Jarrod Parker, RHP
Last Start: 6.0 IP, 4 ER, 9 H, 4 K, 0 BB, 0 HR
On the Season: 6-4, 3.16 ERA / 3.49 FIP / 4.29 xFIP, 7.02 K/9, 4.05 BB/9 in 91.0 IP

Sunday, 7/22/12, 4:05pm ET

Pitching for the Yankees: C.C. Sabathia, LHP
Last Start: 6.0 IP, 0 ER, 4 H, 6 K, 1 BB, 0 HR
On the Season: 10-3, 3.27 ERA / 3.13 FIP / 3.26 xFIP, 8.84 K/9, 2.39 BB/9 in 113.0 IP

Pitching for the Athletics: Bartolo Colon, RHP
Last Start: 7.0 IP, 4 ER, 8 H, 5 K, 1 BB, 1 HR
On the Season: 6-8, 3.88 ERA / 3.99 FIP / 4.08 xFIP, 5.50 K/9, 1.46 BB/9 in 111.1 IP

NYY Offense

Who’s Hot

Jayson Nix – 5 for 10 with 2 doubles in the last 7 days

Robinson Cano – 9 for 21 with 2 doubles, 1 HR, 4 RBI, 2 BB in the last 7 days

Derek Jeter – 8 for 23 with 3 doubles, 2 RBI, 3 BB in the last 7 days

Mark Teixeira – 6 for 18 with 1 double, 4 HR, 9 RBI, 3 BB in the last 7 days

Curtis Granderson – 6 for 19 with 1 triple, 2 HR, 4 RBI, 2 BB in the last 7 days

Who’s Not

Nick Swisher – 3 for 16 with 1 double, 1 RBI, 7 BB, 7 K in the last 7 days

OAK Offense

Who’s Hot:

Jonny Gomes – 5 for 9 with 2 HR, 7 RBI in the last 7 days

— Yoenis Cespedes – 11 for 21 with 2 doubles, 2 HR, 6 RBI in the last 7 days

Josh Reddick – 7 for 21 with 1 double, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 1 BB in the last 7 days

Chris Carter – 3 for 12 with 2 HR, 4 RBI, 6 BB in the last 7 days

Who’s Not:

Cliff Pennington – 0 for 9 with 2 K in the last 7 days

Derek Norris – 0 for 12 with 1 RBI, 1 BB, 4 K in the last 7 days

Coco Crisp – 1 for 7 with 1 BB, 3 K in the last 7 days

Brandon Inge – 4 for 21 with 1 double, 1 HR, 2 RBI, 6 K in the last 7 days

Enjoy the series everyone!

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About Mike D.

Mike D. is one of 2 co-founders of the Yankees Fans Unite Blog. He has been a Yankees fan for as long as he can remember, growing up in a family of huge NYY fans. His knowledge of the game comes from watching baseball his whole life, and playing third base in high school and college.

Posted on July 19, 2012, in Series Previews and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Good to see the Yankees get a chance to face Colon.

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