Looking at team H/A splits

Yesterday I examined the differences in Mark Teixeira‘s home/away splits during his tenure with the Yankees. Obviously, Tex’s tenure with the Yankees coincides with the existence of the third incarnation of Yankee Stadium so I figured I’d look at how the Yankees have fared in home/away situations over the last three seasons...

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Game 147: Yankees 3, Mariners 2

Burnett gave up a leadoff double to Miguel Olivo in the bottom of the second.  He came back and struck out Adam Kennedy and Casper Wells, but a single from Brendan Ryan gave the Mariners their first run of the evening.

Burnett looked pretty shaky in the third inning, allowing another leadoff double, this time to Kyle SeagerDustin Ackley walked and both runners moved over on a groundout by Carp.  Justin Smoak was hit by a pitch and a sac fly from Olivo tied the game at 2-2.  The runners moved over on another wild pitch, but Burnett struck out Kennedy to end the inning and the Mariners’ threat.

It almost seemed like another pitcher stepped on the mound for the Yankees in the fourth, as Burnett pitched a 1-2-3 inning and did it again in the fifth.  Nick Swisher started the top of the sixth with a double to center and he moved to third on a single by Mark Teixeira

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Mo picks up 600th career save as Burnett spins first quality start since June 29

The Greatest. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

A shaky A.J. Burnett managed to settle down and turn in what ended up being one of his better performances of the season, going six innings, walking two, hitting two, throwing two wild...

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C'Torre, Destroyer of Arms

With Scott Proctor back on the Yankees’ roster, I’ve been looking back at the way the club used relievers at the end of the Joe Torre era. Torre had a reputation for burning through his best arms, leaning on any decent reliever he could find for as long as the player was reasonably effective and...

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Don’t Forget About Me: Brett Marshall Edition

Before the year began, I wrote a profile on Brett Marshall saying that in 2011, he needed to stay healthy and show he can handle a full season’s workload. Certainly, he’s accomplished at least that much:

Fangraphs doesn’t show it, but Baseball Prospectus...

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