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2009 New York Yankees (MLB)

+ Defensive Lineups
Nickname:
W-L Record: 103-59 .636
Rank: 1st in American League East
Run Differential: 915-753 + 162
Roster Continuity 62.89% 19/30
Manager(s): Joe Girardi
General Manager: Brian Cashman
Location: Bronx, New York
Ballpark: Yankee Stadium II
Payroll: $ 201,449,189 1/30
Attendance: 3,719,358 2/30
Playoffs: Won World Series (Philadelphia)
Top Draft Pick: Slade Heathcott (#29) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Tony Pena
Bullpen Coach: Mike Harkey
First Base Coach: Mick Kelleher
Hitting Coach: Kevin Long
Pitching Coach: Dave Eiland
Third Base Coach: Rob Thomson

#1 Draft Picks

Alex Rodriguez (#1), Mark Teixeira (#5), Derek Jeter (#6), Nick Swisher (#16), C.C. Sabathia (#20), Ian Kennedy (#21), Phil Hughes (#23), Johnny Damon (#35), Joba Chamberlain (#41)
American League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10359.636--
9567.5868.0
8478.51919.0
7587.46328.0
6498.39539.0
  • These are starting defensive lineups by date for the 2009 season.
  • The # next to each player indicates the # of times at that position for this team/season. Bold indicates a player's first start at that position.
  • Total starts by position are at the bottom of this page.
  • Filter on a selection of players to see a team's win-loss record for that combinaton.
  • #AprilGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    12009-04-06L 5-10 @BAL
    22009-04-08L 5-7 @BAL
    32009-04-09W 11-2 @BAL
    42009-04-10W 4-1 @KCA
    52009-04-11W 6-1 @KCA
    62009-04-12L 4-6 @KCA
    72009-04-13L 5-15 @TBA
    82009-04-14W 7-2 @TBA
    92009-04-15W 4-3 @TBA
    102009-04-16L 2-10 CLE
    112009-04-17W 6-5 CLE
    122009-04-18L 4-22 CLE
    132009-04-19W 7-3 CLE
    142009-04-21W 5-3 OAK
    152009-04-22W 9-7 OAK
    162009-04-24L 4-5 @BOS
    172009-04-25L 11-16 @BOS
    182009-04-26L 1-4 @BOS
    192009-04-27L 2-4 @DET
    202009-04-28W 11-0 @DET
    212009-04-29W 8-6 @DET
    222009-04-30W 7-4 ANA
    #MayGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    232009-05-01W 10-9 ANA
    242009-05-02L 4-8 ANA
    252009-05-04L 4-6 BOS
    262009-05-05L 3-7 BOS
    272009-05-06L 3-4 TBA
    282009-05-07L 6-8 TBA
    292009-05-08W 4-0 @BAL
    302009-05-09L 5-12 @BAL
    312009-05-10W 5-3 @BAL
    322009-05-12L 1-5 @TOR
    332009-05-13W 8-2 @TOR
    342009-05-14W 3-2 @TOR
    352009-05-15W 5-4 MIN
    362009-05-16W 6-4 MIN
    372009-05-17W 3-2 MIN
    382009-05-18W 7-6 MIN
    392009-05-19W 9-1 BAL
    402009-05-20W 11-4 BAL
    412009-05-21W 7-4 BAL
    422009-05-22L 3-7 PHI
    432009-05-23W 5-4 PHI
    442009-05-24L 3-4 PHI
    452009-05-25W 11-1 @TEX
    462009-05-26L 3-7 @TEX
    472009-05-27W 9-2 @TEX
    482009-05-29W 3-1 @CLE
    492009-05-30W 10-5 @CLE
    502009-05-31L 4-5 @CLE
    #JuneGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    512009-06-01W 5-2 @CLE
    522009-06-02W 12-3 TEX
    532009-06-03L 2-4 TEX
    542009-06-04W 8-6 TEX
    552009-06-06L 7-9 TBA
    562009-06-07W 4-3 TBA
    572009-06-08W 5-3 TBA
    582009-06-09L 0-7 @BOS
    592009-06-10L 5-6 @BOS
    602009-06-11L 3-4 @BOS
    612009-06-12W 9-8 NYN
    622009-06-13L 2-6 NYN
    632009-06-14W 15-0 NYN
    642009-06-16W 5-3 WAS
    652009-06-17L 2-3 WAS
    662009-06-18L 0-3 WAS
    672009-06-19W 5-1 @FLO
    682009-06-20L 1-2 @FLO
    692009-06-21L 5-6 @FLO
    702009-06-23L 0-4 @ATL
    712009-06-24W 8-4 @ATL
    722009-06-25W 11-7 @ATL
    732009-06-26W 9-1 @NYN
    742009-06-27W 5-0 @NYN
    752009-06-28W 4-2 @NYN
    762009-06-30W 8-5 SEA
    #JulyGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    772009-07-01W 4-2 SEA
    782009-07-02L 4-8 SEA
    792009-07-03W 4-2 TOR
    802009-07-04W 6-5 TOR
    812009-07-05W 10-8 TOR
    822009-07-06L 6-7 TOR
    832009-07-07W 10-2 @MIN
    842009-07-08W 4-3 @MIN
    852009-07-09W 6-4 @MIN
    862009-07-10L 6-10 @ANA
    872009-07-11L 8-14 @ANA
    882009-07-12L 4-5 @ANA
    892009-07-17W 5-3 DET
    902009-07-18W 2-1 DET
    912009-07-19W 2-1 DET
    922009-07-20W 2-1 BAL
    932009-07-21W 6-4 BAL
    942009-07-22W 6-4 BAL
    952009-07-23W 6-3 OAK
    962009-07-24W 8-3 OAK
    972009-07-25L 4-6 OAK
    982009-07-26W 7-5 OAK
    992009-07-27W 11-4 @TBA
    1002009-07-28L 2-6 @TBA
    1012009-07-29W 6-2 @TBA
    1022009-07-30L 2-3 @CHA
    1032009-07-31L 5-10 @CHA
    #AugustGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1042009-08-01L 4-14 @CHA
    1052009-08-02W 8-5 @CHA
    1062009-08-04W 5-3 @TOR
    1072009-08-05W 8-4 @TOR
    1082009-08-06W 13-6 BOS
    1092009-08-07W 2-0 BOS
    1102009-08-08W 5-0 BOS
    1112009-08-09W 5-2 BOS
    1122009-08-10L 4-5 TOR
    1132009-08-11W 7-5 TOR
    1142009-08-12W 4-3 TOR
    1152009-08-13W 11-1 @SEA
    1162009-08-14W 4-2 @SEA
    1172009-08-15W 5-2 @SEA
    1182009-08-16L 3-10 @SEA
    1192009-08-17L 0-3 @OAK
    1202009-08-18W 7-2 @OAK
    1212009-08-19W 3-2 @OAK
    1222009-08-21W 20-11 @BOS
    1232009-08-22L 1-14 @BOS
    1242009-08-23W 8-4 @BOS
    1252009-08-25L 9-10 TEX
    1262009-08-26W 9-2 TEX
    1272009-08-27L 2-7 TEX
    1282009-08-28W 5-2 CHA
    1292009-08-29W 10-0 CHA
    1302009-08-30W 8-3 CHA
    1312009-08-31W 5-1 @BAL
    #SeptemberGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1322009-09-01W 9-6 @BAL
    1332009-09-02W 10-2 @BAL
    1342009-09-03W 10-5 @TOR
    1352009-09-04L 0-6 @TOR
    1362009-09-05W 6-4 @TOR
    1372009-09-06L 8-14 @TOR
    1382009-09-07W 4-1 TBA
    1392009-09-07W 11-1 TBA
    1402009-09-08W 3-2 TBA
    1412009-09-09W 4-2 TBA
    1422009-09-11L 4-10 BAL
    1432009-09-12L 3-7 BAL
    1442009-09-13W 13-3 BAL
    1452009-09-14W 5-3 ANA
    1462009-09-15L 4-10 TOR
    1472009-09-16W 5-4 TOR
    1482009-09-18L 2-3 @SEA
    1492009-09-19W 10-1 @SEA
    1502009-09-20L 1-7 @SEA
    1512009-09-21L 2-5 @ANA
    1522009-09-22W 6-5 @ANA
    1532009-09-23W 3-2 @ANA
    1542009-09-25W 9-5 BOS
    1552009-09-26W 3-0 BOS
    1562009-09-27W 4-2 BOS
    1572009-09-28W 8-2 KCA
    1582009-09-29W 4-3 KCA
    1592009-09-30L 3-4 KCA
    #OctoberGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1602009-10-02L 4-13 @TBA
    1612009-10-03L 3-5 @TBA
    1622009-10-04W 10-2 @TBA
    Total Starts by PositionCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    Win-Loss Record with lineups above:

    103-59
    Jorge Posada 88
    Jose Molina 42
    Francisco Cervelli 25
    Kevin Cash 7
    Mark Teixeira 150
    Nick Swisher 10
    Cody Ransom 1
    Juan Miranda 1
    Robinson Cano 158
    Ramiro Pena 3
    Cody Ransom 1
    Alex Rodriguez 113
    Cody Ransom 18
    Ramiro Pena 14
    Jerry Hairston 9
    Angel Berroa 6
    Eric Hinske 2
    Derek Jeter 147
    Ramiro Pena 11
    Cody Ransom 2
    Jerry Hairston 2
    Johnny Damon 129
    Melky Cabrera 20
    Jerry Hairston 8
    Nick Swisher 4
    Eric Hinske 1
    Melky Cabrera 97
    Brett Gardner 63
    Jerry Hairston 2
    Nick Swisher 126
    Eric Hinske 15
    Melky Cabrera 13
    Xavier Nady 6
    Shelley Duncan 2
    Hideki Matsui 116
    Jorge Posada 9
    Alex Rodriguez 9
    Mark Teixeira 5
    Derek Jeter 5
    Johnny Damon 4
    Xavier Nady 1
    Nick Swisher 1
    Eric Hinske 1
    Shelley Duncan 1
    Jose Molina 1


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