2006 New York Yankees season

2006 New York Yankees season

2006 New York Yankees
2006 AL East Champions
Major League affiliations
Location
  • New York (since 1903)
Other information
Owner(s) George Steinbrenner
Manager(s) Joe Torre
Local television WWOR-TV
YES Network
(Michael Kay, Jim Kaat, Ken Singleton, Bobby Murcer, Paul O'Neill, David Justice, Al Leiter, John Flaherty)
Local radio WCBS (AM)
(John Sterling, Suzyn Waldman )
WKDM
(Francisco X. Rivera, Beto Villa)
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The New York Yankees 2006 season was the Yankees 104th season in New York, and their 106th overall going back to their origins in Baltimore. The season finished with the Yankees winning the AL East Division. They were defeated in the Division Championship by the Detroit Tigers in a 3-1 series.

Hideki Matsui (left) and Derek Jeter (right) on April 3, 2006.

Contents

  • Offseason 1
  • Regular season 2
    • Season standings 2.1
    • Transactions 2.2
    • Roster 2.3
    • Game Log 2.4
    • Player stats 2.5
      • Batting 2.5.1
      • Pitching 2.5.2
        • Starting pitchers 2.5.2.1
        • Relief pitchers 2.5.2.2
  • Playoffs 3
    • American League Division Series 3.1
  • Farm system 4
  • References 5

Offseason

  • January 3, 2006: Bernie Williams signed as a Free Agent with the New York Yankees.[1]
  • January 30, 2006: Ramiro Mendoza was signed as a Free Agent with the New York Yankees.[2]

Regular season

Season standings

Transactions

  • June 6, 2006: Ian Kennedy was drafted by the New York Yankees in the 1st round (21st pick) of the 2006 amateur draft. Player signed August 17, 2006.[3]
  • June 6, 2006: Joba Chamberlain was drafted by the New York Yankees in the 1st round (41st pick) of the 2006 amateur draft. Player signed September 2, 2006.[4]

Roster

Game Log

Player stats

Batting

Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In
Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Derek Jeter 154 653 214 .343 14 97
Johnny Damon 149 593 169 .285 24 80
Alex Rodriguez 154 572 166 .290 35 121
Robinson Canó 122 482 165 .342 15 78
Jorge Posada 143 465 129 .277 23 93
Melky Cabrera 130 460 129 .280 7 50
Jason Giambi 139 446 113 .253 37 113

Pitching

Randy Johnson pitching in 2006.
Starting pitchers
Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts
Player G W L ERA SO
Randy Johnson 33 17 11 5.00 172
Chien-Ming Wang 34 19 6 3.63 76
Mike Mussina 32 15 7 3.51 172
Jaret Wright 30 11 7 4.49 84
Shawn Chacón 17 5 3 7.00 35
Cory Lidle 10 4 3 5.16 32
Jeff Karstens 8 2 1 3.80 16
Aaron Small 11 0 3 8.46 12
Sidney Ponson 5 0 1 10.47 15
Darrell Rasner 6 3 1 4.43 11
Kris Wilson 5 0 0 8.64 6
Sean Henn 4 0 1 4.82 7
Relief pitchers
Note: G = Games pitched; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts
Player G SV ERA SO
Mike Myers 62 0 3.23 22
Tanyon Sturtze 18 0 7.59 6
Ron Villone 70 0 5.04 72
Mariano Rivera 63 34 1.80 55
Octavio Dotel 14 0 10.80 7
Scott Proctor 83 1 3.52 89
Colter Bean 2 0 9.00 1
Brian Bruney 19 0 0.87 25
Matt Smith 12 0 0.00 9
T.J. Beam 20 0 8.56 12
José Veras 12 1 4.09 6
Kyle Farnsworth 72 6 4.36 75
Scott Erickson 9 0 7.94 2

Playoffs

American League Division Series

The 2006 American League Division Series was played between New York Yankees and Detroit Tigers. New York finished 1st in the American League East, while Detroit won the wild card. Detroit ended up winning the series 3-1.

# Date Visitor Score Home OT Win/Loss Save Attendance Record
1 October 3 Detroit 4 - 8 New York (AL) Wang 56,291 1-0
2 October 5 Detroit 4 - 3 New York (AL) Mussina 56,252 1-1
3 October 6 New York (AL) 0 - 6 Detroit Johnson 43,440 1-2
4 October 7 New York (AL) 3 - 8 Detroit Wright 43,126 1-3

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Columbus Clippers International League Dave Miley
AA Trenton Thunder Eastern League Bill Masse
A Tampa Yankees Florida State League Luis Sojo
A Charleston RiverDogs South Atlantic League Bill Mosiello
Short-Season A Staten Island Yankees New York–Penn League Gaylen Pitts
Rookie GCL Yankees Gulf Coast League Matt Martin
LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Staten Island[5][6]

References

  • Game Logs:
1st Half: New York Yankees Game Log on ESPN.com
2nd Half: New York Yankees Game Log on ESPN.com
Playoffs: New York Yankees Game Log on ESPN.com
  • Batting Statistics: New York Yankees Batting Stats on ESPN.com
  • Pitching Statistics: New York Yankees Pitching Stats on ESPN.com
  • 2006 New York Yankees team page at www.baseball-almanac.com

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local p = {}


-- Helper functions


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local function removeInitialColon(s) -- Removes the initial colon from a string, if present. return s:match('^:?(.*)') end

function p.findNamespaceId(link, removeColon) -- Finds the namespace id (namespace number) of a link or a pagename. This -- function will not work if the link is enclosed in double brackets. Colons -- are trimmed from the start of the link by default. To skip colon -- trimming, set the removeColon parameter to true. checkType('findNamespaceId', 1, link, 'string') checkType('findNamespaceId', 2, removeColon, 'boolean', true) if removeColon ~= false then link = removeInitialColon(link) end local namespace = link:match('^(.-):') if namespace then local nsTable = mw.site.namespaces[namespace] if nsTable then return nsTable.id end end return 0 end

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function p.formatPageTables(...) -- Takes a list of page/display tables and returns it as a list of -- formatted links. Nil values are not allowed. local pages = {...} local links = {} for i, t in ipairs(pages) do checkType('formatPageTables', i, t, 'table') local link = t[1] local display = t[2] links[i] = p._formatLink(link, display) end return links end

function p.makeWikitextError(msg, helpLink, addTrackingCategory) -- Formats an error message to be returned to wikitext. If -- addTrackingCategory is not false after being returned from -- Module:Yesno, and if we are not on a talk page, a tracking category -- is added. checkType('makeWikitextError', 1, msg, 'string') checkType('makeWikitextError', 2, helpLink, 'string', true) yesno = require('Module:Yesno') local title = mw.title.getCurrentTitle() -- Make the help link text. local helpText if helpLink then helpText = ' (help)' else helpText = end -- Make the category text. local category if not title.isTalkPage and yesno(addTrackingCategory) ~= false then category = 'Hatnote templates with errors' category = string.format( '%s:%s', mw.site.namespaces[14].name, category ) else category = end return string.format( '%s', msg, helpText, category ) end


-- Format link -- -- Makes a wikilink from the given link and display values. Links are escaped -- with colons if necessary, and links to sections are detected and displayed -- with " § " as a separator rather than the standard MediaWiki "#". Used in -- the template.


function p.formatLink(frame) local args = getArgs(frame) local link = args[1] local display = args[2] if not link then return p.makeWikitextError( 'no link specified', 'Template:Format hatnote link#Errors', args.category ) end return p._formatLink(link, display) end

function p._formatLink(link, display) -- Find whether we need to use the colon trick or not. We need to use the -- colon trick for categories and files, as otherwise category links -- categorise the page and file links display the file. checkType('_formatLink', 1, link, 'string') checkType('_formatLink', 2, display, 'string', true) link = removeInitialColon(link) local namespace = p.findNamespaceId(link, false) local colon if namespace == 6 or namespace == 14 then colon = ':' else colon = end -- Find whether a faux display value has been added with the | magic -- word. if not display then local prePipe, postPipe = link:match('^(.-)|(.*)$') link = prePipe or link display = postPipe end -- Find the display value. if not display then local page, section = link:match('^(.-)#(.*)$') if page then display = page .. ' § ' .. section end end -- Assemble the link. if display then return string.format('%s', colon, link, display) else return string.format('%s%s', colon, link) end end


-- Hatnote -- -- Produces standard hatnote text. Implements the template.


function p.hatnote(frame) local args = getArgs(frame) local s = args[1] local options = {} if not s then return p.makeWikitextError( 'no text specified', 'Template:Hatnote#Errors', args.category ) end options.extraclasses = args.extraclasses options.selfref = args.selfref return p._hatnote(s, options) end

function p._hatnote(s, options) checkType('_hatnote', 1, s, 'string') checkType('_hatnote', 2, options, 'table', true) local classes = {'hatnote'} local extraclasses = options.extraclasses local selfref = options.selfref if type(extraclasses) == 'string' then classes[#classes + 1] = extraclasses end if selfref then classes[#classes + 1] = 'selfref' end return string.format( '
%s
', table.concat(classes, ' '), s )

end

return p-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -- Module:Hatnote -- -- -- -- This module produces hatnote links and links to related articles. It -- -- implements the and meta-templates and includes -- -- helper functions for other Lua hatnote modules. --


local libraryUtil = require('libraryUtil') local checkType = libraryUtil.checkType local mArguments -- lazily initialise Module:Arguments local yesno -- lazily initialise Module:Yesno

local p = {}


-- Helper functions


local function getArgs(frame) -- Fetches the arguments from the parent frame. Whitespace is trimmed and -- blanks are removed. mArguments = require('Module:Arguments') return mArguments.getArgs(frame, {parentOnly = true}) end

local function removeInitialColon(s) -- Removes the initial colon from a string, if present. return s:match('^:?(.*)') end

function p.findNamespaceId(link, removeColon) -- Finds the namespace id (namespace number) of a link or a pagename. This -- function will not work if the link is enclosed in double brackets. Colons -- are trimmed from the start of the link by default. To skip colon -- trimming, set the removeColon parameter to true. checkType('findNamespaceId', 1, link, 'string') checkType('findNamespaceId', 2, removeColon, 'boolean', true) if removeColon ~= false then link = removeInitialColon(link) end local namespace = link:match('^(.-):') if namespace then local nsTable = mw.site.namespaces[namespace] if nsTable then return nsTable.id end end return 0 end

function p.formatPages(...) -- Formats a list of pages using formatLink and returns it as an array. Nil -- values are not allowed. local pages = {...} local ret = {} for i, page in ipairs(pages) do ret[i] = p._formatLink(page) end return ret end

function p.formatPageTables(...) -- Takes a list of page/display tables and returns it as a list of -- formatted links. Nil values are not allowed. local pages = {...} local links = {} for i, t in ipairs(pages) do checkType('formatPageTables', i, t, 'table') local link = t[1] local display = t[2] links[i] = p._formatLink(link, display) end return links end

function p.makeWikitextError(msg, helpLink, addTrackingCategory) -- Formats an error message to be returned to wikitext. If -- addTrackingCategory is not false after being returned from -- Module:Yesno, and if we are not on a talk page, a tracking category -- is added. checkType('makeWikitextError', 1, msg, 'string') checkType('makeWikitextError', 2, helpLink, 'string', true) yesno = require('Module:Yesno') local title = mw.title.getCurrentTitle() -- Make the help link text. local helpText if helpLink then helpText = ' (help)' else helpText = end -- Make the category text. local category if not title.isTalkPage and yesno(addTrackingCategory) ~= false then category = 'Hatnote templates with errors' category = string.format( '%s:%s', mw.site.namespaces[14].name, category ) else category = end return string.format( '%s', msg, helpText, category ) end


-- Format link -- -- Makes a wikilink from the given link and display values. Links are escaped -- with colons if necessary, and links to sections are detected and displayed -- with " § " as a separator rather than the standard MediaWiki "#". Used in -- the template.


function p.formatLink(frame) local args = getArgs(frame) local link = args[1] local display = args[2] if not link then return p.makeWikitextError( 'no link specified', 'Template:Format hatnote link#Errors', args.category ) end return p._formatLink(link, display) end

function p._formatLink(link, display) -- Find whether we need to use the colon trick or not. We need to use the -- colon trick for categories and files, as otherwise category links -- categorise the page and file links display the file. checkType('_formatLink', 1, link, 'string') checkType('_formatLink', 2, display, 'string', true) link = removeInitialColon(link) local namespace = p.findNamespaceId(link, false) local colon if namespace == 6 or namespace == 14 then colon = ':' else colon = end -- Find whether a faux display value has been added with the | magic -- word. if not display then local prePipe, postPipe = link:match('^(.-)|(.*)$') link = prePipe or link display = postPipe end -- Find the display value. if not display then local page, section = link:match('^(.-)#(.*)$') if page then display = page .. ' § ' .. section end end -- Assemble the link. if display then return string.format('%s', colon, link, display) else return string.format('%s%s', colon, link) end end


-- Hatnote -- -- Produces standard hatnote text. Implements the template.


function p.hatnote(frame) local args = getArgs(frame) local s = args[1] local options = {} if not s then return p.makeWikitextError( 'no text specified', 'Template:Hatnote#Errors', args.category ) end options.extraclasses = args.extraclasses options.selfref = args.selfref return p._hatnote(s, options) end

function p._hatnote(s, options) checkType('_hatnote', 1, s, 'string') checkType('_hatnote', 2, options, 'table', true) local classes = {'hatnote'} local extraclasses = options.extraclasses local selfref = options.selfref if type(extraclasses) == 'string' then classes[#classes + 1] = extraclasses end if selfref then classes[#classes + 1] = 'selfref' end return string.format( '
%s
', table.concat(classes, ' '), s )

end

return p
  1. ^ Bernie Williams Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  2. ^ Ramiro Mendoza Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  3. ^ Ian Kennedy Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  4. ^ Joba Chamberlain Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  5. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007
  6. ^ Baseball America 2007 Annual Directory