Series Preview: Yankees vs. Mariners | 5/11/12-5/13/12

Pitching Matchups

Friday, 5/11/12, 7:05pm ET

Pitching for the Yankees: Hiroki Kuroda, RHP
Last Start: 4.1 IP, 2 ER, 6 H, 2 K, 3 BB, 0 HR
On the Season: 2-4, 3.75 ERA / 4.26 FIP / 4.17 xFIP, 5.50 K/9, 3,00 BB/9 in 36.0 IP

Pitching for the Mariners: Felix Hernandez, RHP
Last Start: 8.0 IP, 0 ER, 1 H, 9 K, 2BB, 0 HR
On the Season: 3-1, 1.89 ERA / 2.47 FIP / 3.12 xFIP, 8.77 K/9, 2.41 BB/9 in 52.1 IP

Saturday, 5/12/12, 4:05pm ET

Pitching for the Yankees: Phil Hughes, RHP
Last Start: 6.2 IP, 3 ER, 6 H, 7 K, 1 BB, 1 HR
On the Season: 2-4, 6.67 ERA / 5.67 FIP / 4.21 xFIP, 9.53 K/9, 2.54 BB/9 in 28.1 IP

Pitching for the Mariners: Hector Noesi, RHP
Last Start: 7.0 IP, 1 ER, 4 H, 5 K, 3 BB, 1 HR
On the Season: 2-3, 6.30 ERA / 5.56 FIP / 5.27 xFIP, 5.40 K/9, 3.90 BB/9 in 30.0 IP

Sunday, 5/13/12, 1:05pm ET

Pitching for the Yankees: Andy Pettitte, LHP
Pettitte will be making his first major league start of the season after coming back from retirement.

Pitching for the Mariners: Blake Beavan, RHP
Last Start: 3.0 IP, 1 ER, 4 H, 1 K, 0 BB, 0 HR
On the Season: 1-3, 4.32 ERA / 4.78 FIP / 5.12 xFIP, 3.78 K/9, 1.08 BB/9 in 33.1 IP

NYY Offense

Who’s Hot

— Robinson Cano – 10 for 24 with 2 doubles, 2 HR, 7 RBI, 1 BB in the last 7 days

— Raul Ibanez – 6 for 15 with 1 double, 2 HR, 4 RBI, 2 BB in the last 7 days

— Eduardo Nunez – 5 for 11 with 1 double, 1 triple, 1 RBI, 3 BB in the last 7 days

Who’s Not

— Mark Teixeira – 3 for 21 with 1 double, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 4 BB, 3 K in the last 7 days

SEA Offense

Who’s Hot:

— Kyle Seager – 7 for 21 with 3 doubles, 1 HR, 9 RBI, 1 BB, 3 K in the last 7 days

Who’s Not:

— Justin Smoak – 2 for 20 with 1 BB, 4 K in the last 7 days

— Michael Saunders – 3 for 15 with 1 double, 3 BB, 6 K in the last 7 days

Enjoy the series!

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.

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