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WORLD SERIES REMATCH: Phillies vs. Yankees

Changing faces The Phillies will have 11 players on their active roster for this series who were not on the World Series roster; the Yankees will have eight.

Changing faces

The Phillies will have 11 players on their active roster for this series who were not on the World Series roster; the Yankees will have eight.



Danys Baez, RHP

Jose Contreras, RHP

Roy Halladay, RHP

David Herndon, RHP

Kyle Kendrick, RHP

Jamie Moyer, LHP

J.C. Romero, LHP

Juan Castro, INF

Wilson Valdez, INF

Ross Gload, OF-1B

Placido Polanco, INF


Scott Eyre, LHP

Cliff Lee, LHP

Ryan Madson, RHP

Pedro Martinez, RHP

Brett Myers, RHP

Chan Ho Park, RHP

Paul Bako, C

Eric Bruntlett, OF-INF

Pedro Feliz, OF-INF

Jimmy Rollins, SS

Matt Stairs, OF



Sergio Mitre, RHP

Chan Ho Park, RHP

Javier Vazquez, RHP

Chad Moeller, C

Ramiro Pena, INF

Kevin Russo, INF

Curtis Granderson, OF

Marcus Thames, OF


Alfredo Aceves, RHP

Phil Coke, LHP

Jose Molina, C

Jerry Hairston Jr., INF

Melky Cabrera, OF

Johnny Damon, OF

Eric Hinske, OF

Hideki Matsui, DH

The money game

The Yankees have the highest payroll in baseball by a large margin. The Phillies are in the top 5.

Yankees: $207 million in 2010; $220 million in 2009

Phillies: $143 million in 2010; $138 million in 2009

Tale of the tape

Here are key stats for the Yankees and Phillies and where they rank:

OFFENSE: Yankees

Runs: 355 (1)

Home runs: 70 (7)

Average: .280 (1)

RBI: 338 (T-1)

On base pct.: .365 (1)

Slugging pct.: .445 (4)

Extra base hits: 200 (4)

Stolen bases: 42 (T-11)

Strikeouts: 414 (23)

Walks: 268 (2)

OFFENSE: Phillies

Runs: 272 (19)

Home runs: 56 (17)

Average: .258 (19)

RBI: 259 (19)

On base pct.: .329 (T-17)

Slugging pct.: .409 (T-16)

Extra base hits: 186 (23)

Stolen bases: 28 (25)

Strikeouts: 405 (25)

Walks: 205 (19)


ERA: 3.82 (9)

Walks: 188 (27)

Strikeouts: 451 (T-15)

Opp. average: .311 (3)

Hits allowed: 504 (28)

Home runs allowed: 65 (T-9)

Saves: 18 (T-4)

PITCHING: Phillies

ERA: 3.94 (10)

Walks: 161 (29)

Strikeouts: 391 (25)

Opp. average: .318 (9)

Hits allowed: 540 (T-19)

Home runs allowed: 61 (T-14)

Saves: 14 (18)

DEFENSE: Yankees

Fielding pct.: .990 (2)

Errors: 24 (2)

DEFENSE: Phillies

Fielding pct.: .983 (T-13)

Errors: 38 (12)

In the Bronx

Entering tonight's game, the Phillies are 3-3 in the new Yankee Stadium, 2-1 in the regular season and 1-2 in the postseason. Here is the rundown:


May 22: Phillies 7, Yankees 3: In the first interleague game at the new ballpark, Raul Ibanez, Jimmy Rollins, Carlos Ruiz and Jayson Werth all homered as the Phillies won for the seventh time in eight games and snapped the Yankees' nine-game winning streak.

May 23: Yankees 5, Phillies 4: Brad Lidge allowed three runs in the ninth, on an Alex Rodriguez two-run homer and a Melky Cabrera RBI single as the Yankees earned the come-from-behind win. J.A. Happ allowed two runs in six innings.

May 24: Phillies 4, Yankees 3, 11 innings: Brad Lidge blew another save, allowing a run in the ninth, but Carlos Ruiz hit a 2-out, RBI double in the 11th inning. The win capped an 8-2 road trip for the Phillies.


Oct. 28: Game 1, Phillies 6, Yankees 1: Cliff Lee held the Yankees scoreless for eight innings and struck out 10 in earning the complete game victory. Chase Utley hit two home runs.

Oct. 29: Game 2, Yankees 3, Phillies 1: Mark Teixeira and Hideki Matsui hit solo homers off Pedro Martinez, and A.J. Burnett allowed one run and four hits in 7 innings with nine strikeouts as the Yankees evened the series.

Nov. 4: Game 6, Yankees 7, Phillies 3: Hideki Matsui drove in six runs, tying Bobby Richardson's record for most RBI in a World Series game, and the Yankees clinched their 27th world championship.

Phillies vs. the AL

Here are the Phillies' records for each team in the American League since interleague play began in 1997:

Texas: 4-2, .667

White Sox: 5-4, .556

Detroit: 6-6, .500

Cleveland: 3-3, .500

Kansas City: 3-3, .500

Minnesota: 3-3, .500

YANKEES: 10-11, .476

Baltimore: 21-24, .467

Toronto: 14-16, .467

Oakland: 4-5, .444

Boston: 17-26, .393

Tampa Bay: 6-12, .333

LA Angels: 1-5, .167

Seattle: 1-5, .167

Series facts

Courtesy of, here are some facts about the history between the Phillies and the Yankees since interleague play began in 1997:

* Overall: Yankees lead, 11-10

* Longest Phillies win streak: 3 (Sept. 1-3, 1997)

* Longest Yankees win streak: 3 (June 30-July 2, 1998)

* Most Phillies runs: 11 (June 8, 1999)

* Most Yankees runs: 11 (June 9, 1999)

* Longest game: 13 innings (July 16, 2001)

* Shutouts: Phillies 1, Yankees 1

* Last visit to Philly: Yankees won two of three in June 2006