Game 2 Matchups: Beware of Delmon Young

October, 7, 2010
10/07/10
3:51
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I'm posting this, but stats maven Mark Simon deserves the credit for the info:

* Delmon Young is 11-for-21 (.524 BA) against Andy Pettitte. That combines the regular season and postseason. Pettitte has faced 250 hitters at least 20 times. Young's batting average against him ranks best.

* When Curtis Granderson hit second this year, the Yankees went 13-8 and averaged 5.6 runs per game.

* J.J. Hardy is at the opposite end of the spectrum against Pettitte. He is 1-for-15 against Pettitte (.067 BA), tied for third-worst of anyone with 15-plus plate appearances against Pettitte.
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TEAM LEADERS

WINS LEADER
Masahiro Tanaka
WINS ERA SO IP
13 2.77 141 136
OTHER LEADERS
BAJ. Ellsbury .271
HRB. McCann 23
RBIB. McCann 75
RB. Gardner 87
OPSB. Gardner .749
ERAH. Kuroda 3.71
SOH. Kuroda 146