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Game Preview: MIN @ BOS, 7:05pm, Thursday, September 27, 2007 @Fenway Park II

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Minnesota Twins, 77-81, 3rd, 17 GB, 14 GB in WC

SP: Boof Bonser (25, RHP, 7-12, 5.09)

   2007 Gamelogs / 2007 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2007 (7-12)           168   193 105  95  63 134 26    5.09      
 2006 (7-6)            100.1 104  50  47  24  84 18    4.22      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         2-5  38    45  26  25  15  22  7    5.92   43 
 2007-09-10    KCR   W   5     5   2   2   4   6  0      88   51 
 2007-09-02    KCR   L   1.2   7   5   5   0   0  1      43   21 
 2007-08-28    CLE   L   7     5   4   3   1   6  2      99   58 
 2007-08-23    BAL   W   7     3   1   1   3   2  1      96   66 
 2007-08-18    TEX   L   4.2   7   5   5   3   2  2      72   29 
 2007-08-12    LAA   L   5.2   9   5   5   4   3  1     103   30 
 2007-08-07    KCR   L   7     9   4   4   0   3  0      93   46 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.BOS      1-0   7     7   2   2   0   5  1    2.57   60 
 2006-09-20    BOS   W   7     7   2   2   0   5  1      81   60 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   41-40   Road:   36-41   ExtrInn: 5-7 
 vsRHP:  55-57   vsLHP:  22-24   1-Run:  20-22
 vsEast: 17-17   vsCntrl:28-44   vsWest: 21-13 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
158 Wed, Sep 26  @DET  L   4-9  (6)  77-81  3rd 17.0 gb
157 Tue, Sep 25  @DET  L   0-8       77-80  3rd 16.5 gb
156 Mon, Sep 24  @DET  W   2-0       77-79  3rd 15.5 gb
155 Sun, Sep 23   CHW  W   7-1       76-79  3rd 16.0 gb
154 Sat, Sep 22   CHW  L   3-8       75-79  3rd 16.0 gb
153 Fri, Sep 21   CHW  L   4-6       75-78  3rd 16.0 gb
152 Wed, Sep 19   TEX  W   4-2       75-77  3rd 15.0 gb
151 Tue, Sep 18   TEX  W   4-2       74-77  3rd 15.0 gb
150 Mon, Sep 17   TEX  W   5-4       73-77  3rd 15.0 gb
149 Sun, Sep 16   DET  L   4-6       72-77  3rd 15.0 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20: 8-12   Last 30:12-18
Boston Red Sox, 94-64, 1st, 3 up

SP: Josh Beckett (27, RHP, 20-6, 3.14)

   2007 Gamelogs / 2007 Splits / vs. MIN Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2007 (20-6)           194.2 179  71  68  40 188 15    3.14      
 2006 (16-11)          204.2 191 120 114  74 158 36    5.01      
 2005 (15-8)           178.2 153  75  67  58 166 14    3.38      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         5-1  47.1  44  16  15  11  48  6    2.85   59 
 2007-09-21    TBD   W   6     4   1   1   2   8  0     113   66 
 2007-09-15    NYY   W   7     3   1   1   2   7  1     108   72 
 2007-09-09    BAL   W   7     7   2   2   0   8  2     116   63 
 2007-09-04    TOR   W   8     5   3   3   2   7  1     117   65 
 2007-08-29    NYY   L   6.2  13   4   4   1   6  1     113   37 
 2007-08-24    CHW   W   5.2   7   3   3   3   4  1     111   44 
 2007-08-17    LAA  ND   7     5   2   1   1   8  0     104   68 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.MIN      1-0   8     6   0   0   0   5  0    0.00   75 
 2006-09-21    MIN   W   8     6   0   0   0   5  0     103   75 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   49-28   Road:   45-36   ExtrInn: 2-5 
 vsRHP:  69-41   vsLHP:  25-23   1-Run:  22-26
 vsEast: 42-30   vsCntrl:20-11   vsWest: 20-17 IL:12-6 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
158 Wed, Sep 26   OAK  W  11-6       94-64  1st  3.0 up
157 Tue, Sep 25   OAK  W   7-3       93-64  1st  3.0 up
156 Sun, Sep 23  @TBD  L   4-5       92-64  1st  1.5 up
155 Sat, Sep 22  @TBD  W   8-6       92-63  1st  2.5 up
154 Fri, Sep 21  @TBD  W   8-1       91-63  1st  2.5 up
153 Wed, Sep 19  @TOR  L   1-6       90-63  1st  1.5 up
152 Tue, Sep 18  @TOR  L   3-4       90-62  1st  2.5 up
151 Mon, Sep 17  @TOR  L   1-6       90-61  1st  3.5 up
150 Sun, Sep 16   NYY  L   3-4       90-60  1st  4.5 up
149 Sat, Sep 15   NYY  W  10-1       90-59  1st  5.5 up
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:17-13
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sun, May 06, 2007 BOS  4 @MIN  3    W:Curt Schilling (4-1), L: Sidney Ponson (2-4), S: Jonathan Papelbon (10)
Sat, May 05, 2007 MIN  2  BOS  1    W:Johan Santana (4-2), L: Julian Tavarez (1-3), S: Joe Nathan (8)
Fri, May 04, 2007 BOS  2 @MIN  0    W:Tim Wakefield (3-3), L: Carlos Silva (2-2), S: Jonathan Papelbon (9)

Thu, Sep 21, 2006 BOS  6  MIN  0    W:Josh Beckett (16-10), L: Johan Santana (18-6), S: none
Wed, Sep 20, 2006 MIN  8 @BOS  2    W:Boof Bonser (6-5), L: Craig Hansen (2-2), S: none
Tue, Sep 19, 2006 MIN  7 @BOS  3    W:Matt Garza (2-5), L: Tim Wakefield (7-10), S: none
Thu, Jun 15, 2006 MIN  5  BOS  3    W:Carlos Silva (3-8), L: Tim Wakefield (4-8), S: Joe Nathan (8)
Wed, Jun 14, 2006 MIN  8  BOS  1    W:Brad Radke (5-7), L: Matt Clement (5-5), S: none
Tue, Jun 13, 2006 MIN  5  BOS  2 (12)   W:Dennys Reyes (1-0), L: Julian Tavarez (1-2), S: none
Sun, Aug 07, 2005 BOS 11 @MIN  7    W:Tim Wakefield (11-9), L: Joe Mays (5-7), S: Curt Schilling (9)
Season Series: 2007 - BOS leads 2-1; 2006 - MIN won 5-1; 2005 - BOS won 4-2; All-Time - BOS leads 932-908

Key for Batter vs. Pitcher Grids on the next pageKey for Batter vs. Pitcher Grids Below

Batter vs. Pitcher totals are career totals. All others are year-to-date.

PA - Plate Appearances (AB+BB+HBP+SH+SF+CI)
BF - Batters Faced
BA - Batting Average
OBP - On-Base Percentage
SLG - Slugging Percentage
Last 28d - PA and OPS in the last 28 days.
SB/CS - Stolen Bases and Caught Stealing
HR/E - Home Runs and Errors Made
ERA-K/9 - Earned Run Average and SO per 9 IP
Total - Team totals for those categories.
Usage - See the note below the grid.
OPS - On-Base Percentage + Slugging Percentage (a good single number for measuring a player's hitting, avg. is .750 or so)
RA/G & RS/G - Runs scored and allowed per game.
PA/vRH - Plate Appearances overall/PA's vs. Right-handed Pitchers
Catcher Def. - Catcher Defense with each catcher's Stolen Bases, Caught Stealings, and Passed Balls allowed.
G/S/vB or G/S/vP - Links to the player's 2007 gamelogs, splits, or career batter vs. pitcher results
vLH/vRH - OPS vs. left-handed pitchers and vs. right-handed pitchers
Hm or Rd, Home or Road - OPS or OPS allowed in home or road games.
OF G: LF / CF / RF - A - Outfielders with the games played by position and their total number of assists
vs LHB - Batters faced and OPS allowed against left-handed batters
vs RHB - Batters faced and OPS allowed against right-handed batters
HR/SB/CS - Pitcher's Home Runs, Stolen Bases and Caught Stealings allowed

MLB Best, Middle, Worst

Stat

Best

Middle

Worst

RS/G

NYY  5.92

CHC  4.65

SFG  4.18

RA/G

SDP  4.01

NYY  4.76

TBD  5.86

BA

M. Ordonez  .359

O. Hudson  .294

J. LaRue  .148

OBP

B. Bonds  .480

B. Abreu  .367

J. LaRue  .240

SLG

C. Ross  .659

N. Markakis  .478

A. Gonzalez  .250

OPS

C. Ross  1.067

C. Figgins  .837

J. LaRue  .512

ERA

J. Peavy  2.36

C. Zambrano  4.08

A. Eaton  6.33

K/9IP

E. Bedard  10.93

D. Bush  6.56

A. Cook  3.31

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Minnesota Twins Batters (4.46 RS/G) vs. Boston Red Sox Pitchers (4.07 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 19.Beckett
G/S/vB
41.Corey
G/S/vB
17.Delcarmen
G/S/vB
83.Gagne
G/S/vB
43.Hansack
G/S/vB
48.Lopez*
G/S/vB
37.Okajima*
G/S/vB
58.Papelbon
G/S/vB
39.Snyder
G/S/vB
51.Tavarez
G/S/vB
50.Timlin
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
18.Bartlett G/S/vP 3/1.334 2/.000 3/1.167 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/1.000 ··· 557/403 .266/.341/.362/.703 .863/.642 .721 97/.539 22/3 5/26
32.Buscher* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 81/70 .246/.338/.348/.685 .495/.714 .804 48/.674 0/0 2/4
25.Casilla# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 201/111 .226/.260/.263/.524 .624/.443 .578 48/.387 11/1 0/10
5.Cuddyer G/S/vP 3/.000 2/3.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/2.000 1/2.000 607/428 .276/.357/.430/.788 .863/.756 .715 105/.745 4/0 15/4
20.Ford G/S/vP ··· 1/2.000 2/.500 1/.000 ··· 2/1.000 ··· 4/.500 ··· ··· 4/.500 129/80 .235/.318/.365/.683 .766/.633 .660 6/1.000 3/1 3/1
41.Heintz G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 61/45 .250/.288/.250/.538 .625/.504 .686 34/.539 0/0 0/0
48.Hunter G/S/vP 3/.666 1/.000 2/.500 ··· ··· 1/2.000 1/2.000 1/.000 5/.600 10/.422 3/1.334 635/456 .288/.337/.510/.847 .900/.826 .837 109/.688 18/8 28/2
50.Jones* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 72/61 .194/.250/.299/.549 .273/.600 .407 30/.762 1/1 1/1
16.Kubel* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/1.000 ··· 4/1.833 ··· 457/373 .268/.331/.441/.773 .667/.795 .775 87/.962 5/0 13/2
23.LeCroy G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 1/5.000 ··· ··· 3/1.667 1/2.000 4/.500 10/4 .200/.200/.200/.400 .333/.500 .333 10/.400 0/0 0/0
7.Mauer* G/S/vP 3/1.000 2/1.000 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 4/.250 1/.000 2/.000 1/no AB 468/309 .288/.378/.414/.792 .664/.861 .930 48/.664 7/1 6/1
33.Morneau* G/S/vP 3/.666 1/2.000 3/1.666 ··· ··· 3/1.167 1/.000 5/1.000 4/.750 4/1.750 1/.000 653/431 .275/.348/.496/.843 .703/.917 .869 105/.661 1/1 30/5
8.Punto# G/S/vP 4/.500 3/.000 4/1.500 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 2/.500 ··· 4/.000 4/.666 526/352 .212/.292/.272/.564 .486/.608 .587 69/.723 16/6 1/12
55.Redmond G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 2/.000 ··· 2/1.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 5/.000 2/.000 297/197 .295/.347/.354/.701 .853/.626 .678 16/.938 0/0 1/0
38.Rodriguez# G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/no AB 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 4/.500 ··· ··· 1/.000 168/133 .227/.289/.313/.602 .557/.614 .518 48/.745 1/0 2/4
12.Tyner* G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 1/no AB 324/256 .287/.332/.357/.689 .616/.707 .707 57/.533 8/3 1/1
24.White G/S/vP 6/1.100 ··· 2/.500 6/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 16/.742 9/.666 113/68 .165/.230/.291/.521 .564/.493 .695 34/.575 0/0 3/0
IP 194.2 8.1 42.0 51.0 7.2 39.2 67.0 56.1 54.1 131.2 54.1 TOTAL .265/.331/.391/.722 .715/.725 .737 109/29 113/93
ERA-K/9 3.14/8.7 2.16/5.4 2.14/8.6 3.88/8.8 4.70/5.8 3.18/5.9 2.28/8.1 1.92/13.3 3.81/6.8 5.06/5.3 3.48/5.0 3.88/7.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Heintz (13-1-1)
 LeCroy (3-0-0)
 Mauer (20-24-4)
 Redmond (23-16-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 796/.240 28/.227 170/.190 218/.249 38/.273 171/.245 264/.196 217/.146 242/.223 590/.281 219/.236 .248  Cuddyer
 Hunter
 Tyner
 Kubel
 Ford
 Jones
 White
0/0/136/18
0/151/0/5
45/17/18/3
82/0/0/2
35/13/3/1
5/0/1/0
15/0/0/0
OPS .645 .652 .586 .676 .914 .709 .555 .464 .716 .780 .674 .706
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 396/.662 13/.685 70/.606 104/.593 23/.963 92/.814 94/.655 122/.388 96/.654 295/.730 91/.506 .697
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 400/.629 15/.619 100/.573 114/.754 15/.833 79/.580 170/.500 95/.561 146/.757 295/.829 128/.792 .714
Home 432/.652 17/.760 82/.732 121/.721 20/1.139 89/.749 130/.625 112/.563 141/.712 266/.760 103/.623 .730
Last 28d days 109/.570 28/.652 43/.493 35/.705 12/.432 30/.815 29/1.384 36/.459 32/.744 45/.925 42/.845
HR/SB/CS 15/13/5 0/0/0 4/2/2 3/1/0 2/0/0 2/0/1 6/4/0 5/4/0 7/5/2 14/0/0 7/3/2 146/104/31
Usage ·····X·· ·X·X···o ·X···X·X XX··Xo·· ········ o···oo·o ········ ·o··o··X X······· X··X···· o··oo··X
Boston Red Sox Batters (5.38 RS/G) vs. Minnesota Twins Pitchers (4.48 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 26.Bonser
G/S/vB
53.Blackburn
G/S/vB
56.Cali*
G/S/vB
51.DePaula
G/S/vB
54.Guerrier
G/S/vB
36.Nathan
G/S/vB
17.Neshek
G/S/vB
60.Perkins*
G/S/vB
39.Rincon
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
36.Cash G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 32/17 .115/.250/.154/.404 .354/.448 .148 16/.129 0/0 0/1
11.Clayton G/S/vP 3/1.500 ··· 1/.000 ··· 3/1.667 4/.250 2/.000 ··· 6/1.100 211/148 .253/.303/.342/.645 .633/.650 .615 1/.000 2/1 1/7
13.Cora* G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· 1/3.000 ··· 1/.000 12/.432 ··· 1/2.000 5/.933 226/197 .243/.292/.386/.678 .385/.725 .571 26/.480 1/1 3/5
10.Crisp# G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· 5/2.300 8/.536 ··· ··· 16/.580 584/419 .268/.330/.382/.712 .751/.696 .766 79/.702 27/6 6/1
7.Drew* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 1/4.000 539/409 .266/.369/.409/.778 .638/.824 .796 89/.930 3/2 10/6
46.Ellsbury* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 114/86 .359/.404/.524/.928 .833/.958 1.026 92/.962 9/0 3/0
12.Hinske* G/S/vP 3/1.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/.666 1/no AB 1/.000 3/.000 213/188 .204/.319/.403/.723 .760/.718 .903 53/.685 3/0 6/3
32.Kielty# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 3/.667 96/36 .232/.302/.305/.607 .633/.563 .459 29/.484 0/0 1/0
25.Lowell G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/2.500 6/.367 2/.000 1/no AB 1/.000 637/457 .326/.381/.501/.882 .849/.895 1.006 108/.862 3/2 20/15
23.Lugo G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 12/.788 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 619/445 .238/.295/.352/.646 .655/.643 .755 93/.670 30/6 8/19
28.Mirabelli G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 4/.250 121/102 .213/.292/.380/.671 .771/.654 .680 4/.500 0/0 5/1
44.Moss* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 27/22 .250/.333/.375/.708 .650/.718 .697 19/.839 0/0 0/0
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 3/2.334 ··· ··· ··· 3/3.500 5/.400 1/.000 1/.000 5/.900 655/446 .325/.440/.605/1.045 .846/1.143 1.086 113/1.205 3/1 33/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 3/1.334 ··· ··· ··· 2/.500 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 569/384 .317/.381/.443/.824 .875/.800 .919 110/.824 6/1 8/6
24.Ramirez G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 6/.000 1/.000 ··· 8/.661 555/394 .298/.391/.498/.889 1.095/.809 .907 7/1.657 0/0 20/2
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 3/1.333 ··· ··· ··· 3/2.000 3/.333 1/no AB 1/.000 9/.000 507/361 .255/.365/.410/.775 .807/.762 .767 85/.750 1/2 15/6
20.Youkilis G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/.666 1/.000 1/no AB 3/1.000 613/439 .287/.392/.453/.845 .815/.857 .799 69/.846 4/2 16/3
IP 168.0 10.2 21.0 19.0 85.2 69.1 70.1 27.1 58.1 TOTAL .279/.362/.442/.804 .801/.806 .843 90/24 160/79
ERA-K/9 5.09/7.2 5.06/5.9 4.71/6.0 9.00/3.3 2.21/6.7 1.95/9.5 2.94/9.5 3.29/6.6 5.25/7.6 4.18/6.9

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Cash (9-2-0)
 Mirabelli (35-10-6)
 Varitek (60-19-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 748/.286 47/.333 101/.265 96/.370 340/.215 269/.208 278/.183 110/.234 267/.275 .269  Ramirez
 Crisp
 Drew
 Kielty
 Moss
 Hinske
 Ellsbury
117/0/0/8
0/142/0/7
0/3/130/3
10/1/16/2
12/0/3/1
24/0/12/1
21/13/0/0
OPS .818 .806 .794 1.082 .595 .559 .591 .671 .801 .753
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 398/.959 22/.855 53/.744 47/1.051 146/.691 130/.577 113/.618 38/.672 130/.930 .804
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 350/.655 25/.760 48/.847 49/1.113 194/.523 139/.542 165/.573 72/.669 137/.678 .711
Road 353/.817 25/1.147 53/.996 50/1.300 146/.544 107/.573 123/.629 46/.621 129/.840 .795
Last 28d days 55/1.220 47/.806 30/.913 63/1.090 52/.791 47/.620 40/.976 13/.385 46/.716
HR/SB/CS 26/9/7 1/0/1 2/0/0 5/0/0 7/6/2 4/5/0 7/1/2 2/1/1 9/3/1 179/59/41
Usage ····X··· X····X·· ········ ·X··X··· ···X···· ··Xo···o ········ ··o·o··o ·o··o··o

Usage -- each character represents the number of pitches thrown by the pitcher for yesterday, two days ago, three days ago, ...., up to eight days ago:
· - did not pitch; o - less than 16 pitches; X - at least 16 pitches (the median relief outing)
An Example ( ·X···o·X ): Yesterday off, 16 or more pitches, three days off, less than 16 pitches, day off, 16 or more pitches (8 days ago). Yesterday is in bold for improved scanning.

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