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Game Preview: MIN @ BOS, 7:05pm, Saturday, September 29, 2007 @Fenway Park II

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Minnesota Twins, 78-82, 3rd, 17 GB, 14 GB in WC

SP: Carlos Silva (28, RHP, 13-14, 4.22)

   2007 Gamelogs / 2007 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2007 (13-14)          196   220  97  92  36  86 19    4.22      
 2006 (11-15)          180.1 246 130 119  32  70 38    5.94      
 2005 (9-8)            188.1 212  83  72   9  71 25    3.44      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         4-2  38.1  49  20  19   5  17  4    4.46   46 
 2007-09-24    DET   W   7.2   6   0   0   0   1  0     112   68 
 2007-09-18    TEX   W   6     7   2   2   3   5  0     103   52 
 2007-09-12    KCR   L   2     5   3   3   0   2  0      45   36 
 2007-09-07    CHW  ND   6     8   3   3   0   2  1      96   46 
 2007-09-01    KCR   W   6     8   3   3   0   4  1     102   48 
 2007-08-27    CLE   L   3.2   7   7   6   2   0  1      77   19 
 2007-08-22    SEA   W   7     8   2   2   0   3  1      96   56 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.BOS      2-2  26.1  26   7   5   4   8  4    1.71   57 
 2007-05-04    BOS   L   7     5   1   1   2   1  1      96   62 
 2006-06-15    BOS   W   6     7   0   0   0   2  0      70   60 
 2005-07-29    BOS   L   7     7   4   2   0   3  1      93   54 
 2004-06-23    BOS   W   6.1   7   2   2   2   2  2      96   51 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   41-40   Road:   37-42   ExtrInn: 5-7 
 vsRHP:  56-58   vsLHP:  22-24   1-Run:  21-22
 vsEast: 18-18   vsCntrl:28-44   vsWest: 21-13 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
160 Fri, Sep 28  @BOS  L   2-5       78-82  3rd 17.0 gb
159 Thu, Sep 27  @BOS  W   5-4       78-81  3rd 16.0 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
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20: 9-11   Last 30:11-19
Boston Red Sox, 95-65, 1st, 3 up

SP: Tim Wakefield (40, RHP, 16-12, 4.80)

   2007 Gamelogs / 2007 Splits / vs. MIN Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2007 (16-12)          182   185 100  97  64 109 20    4.80      
 2006 (7-11)           140   135  80  72  51  90 19    4.63      
 2005 (16-12)          225.1 210 113 104  68 151 35    4.15      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         3-2  39.2  42  21  21  13  28  5    4.76   49 
 2007-09-23    TBD   L   5     7   4   4   3   5  1      95   39 
 2007-09-17    TOR   L   6     7   4   4   2   2  2      73   42 
 2007-09-11    TBD  ND   3    10   7   7   0   4  1      65   15 
 2007-09-06    BAL  ND   3.2   9   6   6   2   0  1      74   17 
 2007-08-25    CHW   W   7     3   0   0   3   6  0     112   74 
 2007-08-20    TBD   W   7     4   0   0   1   5  0      77   73 
 2007-08-13    TBD   W   8     2   0   0   2   6  0     100   82 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.MIN      2-2  32    33  17  12   9  24  3    3.38   52 
 2007-05-04    MIN   W   7     3   0   0   3   2  0     104   70 
 2006-09-19    MIN   L   3.1   8   6   6   2   3  2      75   21 
 2006-06-15    MIN   L   6     8   4   3   2   4  1      95   44 
 2005-08-07    MIN   W   8     6   4   2   1  11  0     118   68 
 2004-06-24    MIN  ND   7.2   8   3   1   1   4  0      91   58 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   50-29   Road:   45-36   ExtrInn: 2-5 
 vsRHP:  70-42   vsLHP:  25-23   1-Run:  22-27
 vsEast: 42-30   vsCntrl:21-12   vsWest: 20-17 IL:12-6 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
160 Fri, Sep 28   MIN  W   5-2       95-65  1st  3.0 up
159 Thu, Sep 27   MIN  L   4-5       94-65  1st  2.0 up
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
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:16-14
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Fri, Sep 28, 2007 BOS  5  MIN  2    W:Daisuke Matsuzaka (15-12), L: Kevin Slowey (4-1), S: Jonathan Papelbon (37)
Thu, Sep 27, 2007 MIN  5 @BOS  4    W:Boof Bonser (8-12), L: Josh Beckett (20-7), S: Joe Nathan (36)
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
Season Series: 2007 - BOS leads 3-2; 2006 - MIN won 5-1; 2005 - BOS won 4-2; All-Time - BOS leads 933-909

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  5.90

TOR  4.64

SFG  4.18

RA/G

SDP  4.02

MIL  4.79

TBD  5.84

BA

M. Ordonez  .360

H. Blalock  .293

J. LaRue  .148

OBP

B. Bonds  .480

H. Matsui  .367

J. LaRue  .240

SLG

C. Ross  .655

F. Gutierrez  .475

A. Gonzalez  .250

OPS

D. Ortiz  1.069

T. Glaus  .839

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 (4.08 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 49.Wakefield
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 11/1.355 3/.666 4/.833 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/1.000 ··· 566/412 .267/.341/.364/.705 .863/.646 .723 97/.556 23/3 5/26
32.Buscher* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 87/76 .240/.326/.333/.659 .495/.682 .735 50/.632 1/0 2/4
25.Casilla# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 201/111 .226/.260/.263/.524 .624/.443 .578 40/.468 11/1 0/10
5.Cuddyer G/S/vP 14/.643 2/3.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 ··· 2/2.000 1/2.000 615/435 .278/.358/.437/.795 .870/.764 .730 104/.762 5/0 16/4
20.Ford G/S/vP 8/.661 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 30/.533 0/0 0/0
48.Hunter G/S/vP 32/1.083 2/.000 2/.500 ··· ··· 1/2.000 1/2.000 1/.000 5/.600 10/.422 3/1.334 643/464 .287/.334/.506/.840 .900/.817 .823 109/.642 18/9 28/2
50.Jones* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 80/68 .216/.275/.351/.626 .250/.696 .611 37/.908 1/1 2/1
16.Kubel* G/S/vP 6/1.133 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/1.000 ··· 4/1.833 ··· 465/381 .271/.334/.446/.780 .667/.804 .790 88/.964 5/0 13/2
23.LeCroy G/S/vP 15/.934 ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 1/5.000 1/.000 ··· 3/1.667 1/2.000 4/.500 17/10 .176/.176/.235/.412 .286/.500 .385 17/.412 0/0 0/1
7.Mauer* G/S/vP 8/.929 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 8/1.071 1/2.000 3/1.666 ··· ··· 3/1.167 2/.000 5/1.000 4/.750 4/1.750 1/.000 661/438 .274/.346/.497/.844 .700/.919 .870 104/.707 1/1 30/5
8.Punto# G/S/vP 13/.245 4/.000 5/1.200 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 2/.500 ··· 4/.000 4/.666 533/359 .211/.290/.272/.563 .486/.604 .583 72/.706 16/6 1/13
55.Redmond G/S/vP 10/.300 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 ··· 2/1.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 5/.000 2/.000 297/197 .295/.347/.354/.701 .853/.626 .678 11/.955 0/0 1/0
38.Rodriguez# G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.500 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 4/.500 ··· ··· 1/.000 169/134 .225/.287/.311/.599 .557/.609 .512 49/.729 1/0 2/4
12.Tyner* G/S/vP 6/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 1/no AB 324/256 .287/.332/.357/.689 .616/.707 .707 52/.521 8/3 1/1
24.White G/S/vP 16/.536 ··· 2/.500 6/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 16/.742 9/.666 113/68 .165/.230/.291/.521 .564/.493 .695 28/.596 0/0 3/0
IP 182.0 9.1 43.0 51.0 7.2 39.2 68.0 56.1 54.1 131.2 54.1 TOTAL .265/.331/.392/.723 .714/.726 .738 112/30 116/95
ERA-K/9 4.80/5.4 1.93/5.8 2.09/8.6 3.88/8.8 4.70/5.8 3.18/5.9 2.25/8.2 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 (6-0-0)
 Mauer (20-24-4)
 Redmond (23-16-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 774/.265 32/.231 173/.187 218/.249 38/.273 171/.245 268/.197 220/.144 242/.223 590/.281 219/.236 .248  Cuddyer
 Hunter
 Tyner
 Kubel
 Ford
 Jones
 White
0/0/138/18
0/153/0/5
45/17/18/3
84/0/0/2
35/13/3/1
5/0/1/0
15/0/0/0
OPS .755 .630 .575 .676 .914 .709 .554 .457 .716 .780 .674 .707
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 333/.708 15/.583 72/.587 104/.593 23/.963 92/.814 96/.641 124/.381 96/.654 295/.730 91/.506 .699
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 441/.789 17/.670 101/.567 114/.754 15/.833 79/.580 172/.506 96/.555 146/.757 295/.829 128/.792 .713
Home 368/.781 21/.703 85/.702 121/.721 20/1.139 89/.749 134/.621 115/.547 141/.712 266/.760 103/.623 .731
Last 28d days 89/1.132 32/.630 40/.468 35/.705 12/.432 24/.946 27/1.218 35/.400 25/.834 27/.766 35/.565
HR/SB/CS 20/41/8 0/1/0 4/2/2 3/1/0 2/0/0 2/0/1 6/5/0 5/4/0 7/5/2 14/0/0 7/3/2 149/107/32
Usage ·····X·· ·o·X·X·· ·o·X···X ··XX··Xo ········ ··o···oo ·o······ ···o··o· ··X····· ··X··X·· ··o··oo·
Boston Red Sox Batters (5.37 RS/G) vs. Minnesota Twins Pitchers (4.48 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 52.Silva
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 13/.160 0/0 0/1
11.Clayton G/S/vP 4/.833 ··· 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 18/1.118 ··· 1/3.000 ··· 1/.000 12/.432 ··· 1/2.000 5/.933 226/197 .243/.292/.386/.678 .385/.725 .571 22/.476 1/1 3/5
10.Crisp# G/S/vP 19/.555 ··· ··· ··· 5/2.300 8/.536 ··· ··· 16/.580 584/419 .268/.330/.382/.712 .751/.696 .766 70/.697 27/6 6/1
7.Drew* G/S/vP 10/.550 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 2/.500 1/.000 1/.000 1/4.000 548/418 .266/.370/.409/.780 .638/.825 .798 93/.983 4/2 10/6
46.Ellsbury* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 119/90 .343/.387/.500/.887 .802/.913 .954 97/.910 9/0 3/0
12.Hinske* G/S/vP 6/.750 ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 3/.666 1/no AB 1/.000 4/.000 217/192 .205/.318/.400/.718 .760/.713 .888 49/.606 3/0 6/3
32.Kielty# G/S/vP 9/.111 ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 4/.500 99/39 .224/.293/.294/.587 .633/.516 .429 29/.484 0/0 1/0
25.Lowell G/S/vP 18/.466 ··· ··· ··· 3/1.666 7/.310 2/.000 1/no AB 1/.000 646/466 .325/.379/.498/.878 .849/.888 .993 108/.833 3/2 20/15
23.Lugo G/S/vP 12/.500 ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 12/.788 1/.000 ··· 3/.000 626/451 .236/.293/.349/.642 .651/.639 .743 95/.677 31/6 8/19
28.Mirabelli G/S/vP 5/.600 ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 4/.250 121/102 .213/.292/.380/.671 .771/.654 .680 4/.500 0/0 5/1
44.Moss* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/3.000 ··· ··· ··· 28/23 .280/.357/.440/.797 .650/.824 .885 20/.956 0/0 0/0
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 13/1.356 ··· ··· ··· 3/3.500 6/.533 1/.000 2/1.000 5/.900 664/454 .333/.446/.623/1.069 .852/1.175 1.134 113/1.365 3/1 34/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.500 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 578/392 .317/.380/.441/.821 .870/.799 .911 110/.757 7/1 8/6
24.Ramirez G/S/vP 12/.250 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 6/.000 1/.000 ··· 9/.819 562/401 .296/.388/.493/.881 1.095/.799 .890 14/.917 0/0 20/2
33.Varitek# G/S/vP 7/.857 ··· ··· ··· 4/3.500 4/.250 1/no AB 1/.000 9/.000 515/368 .254/.365/.413/.778 .801/.769 .775 88/.789 1/2 16/6
20.Youkilis G/S/vP 8/.500 ··· ··· ··· ··· 4/.500 1/.000 1/no AB 3/1.000 618/444 .286/.390/.451/.841 .815/.851 .791 65/.787 4/2 16/3
IP 196.0 10.2 21.0 19.0 87.0 70.2 70.1 27.1 59.2 TOTAL .279/.362/.443/.805 .801/.807 .843 93/24 163/80
ERA-K/9 4.22/3.9 5.06/5.9 4.71/6.0 9.00/3.3 2.28/6.8 1.91/9.5 2.94/9.5 3.29/6.6 5.13/7.4 4.18/6.8

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Cash (9-2-0)
 Mirabelli (35-10-6)
 Varitek (63-20-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 822/.285 47/.333 101/.265 96/.370 351/.220 276/.208 278/.183 115/.232 272/.273 .269  Ramirez
 Crisp
 Drew
 Kielty
 Moss
 Hinske
 Ellsbury
119/0/0/8
0/142/0/7
0/4/132/3
11/1/17/2
13/0/3/1
24/0/12/1
21/15/0/0
OPS .743 .806 .794 1.082 .618 .565 .591 .658 .793 .754
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 417/.808 22/.855 53/.744 47/1.051 153/.742 134/.603 113/.618 40/.689 132/.915 .810
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 405/.677 25/.760 48/.847 49/1.113 198/.523 142/.530 165/.573 75/.639 140/.677 .708
Road 391/.793 25/1.147 53/.996 50/1.300 157/.598 114/.588 123/.629 51/.598 134/.821 .796
Last 28d days 118/.752 47/.806 26/.985 56/1.207 59/.811 54/.647 40/.976 18/.389 51/.683
HR/SB/CS 19/7/7 1/0/1 2/0/0 5/0/0 9/6/2 4/6/0 7/1/2 2/1/1 9/3/1 182/62/41
Usage ····X··· ··X····X ········ ···X··X· ·X···X·· ·X··Xo·· ········ ·o··o·o· ·X·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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