Interesting numbers from our lineup regulars against the Yankees' Game Two starter. A trend emerges: again and again, the Phillies haven't hit Burnett often, but they've hit him hard. Six of the nine likely starters have homered off A. J. Burnett.
Jimmy Rollins: 50 plate appearances, .256/.340/.396, HR
Shane Victorino: 6 PA, .167/.167/.500, 3B
Chase Utley: 23 PA, .286/.348/.524, 3B, HR
Ryan Howard: 12 PA, .167/.167/.667, 2 HR
Jayson Werth: 7 PA, .143/.333/.571, HR
Raul Ibanez: 17 PA, .267/.294/.333, 2B
Pedro Feliz: 15 PA, .133/.133/.200, 2B
Carlos Ruiz: 3 PA, 1.000/1.000/2.000, HR
Matt Stairs: 12 PA, .273/.333/.818, 2 HR
With the forecast calling for a drier evening than last night's opener, the ball should carry a bit better. If the Phils maintain the great approach at the plate they've had for most of the postseason, they could light up the scoreboard once again.