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Game Preview: MIN @ CHW, 2:05pm, Monday, July 9, 2007 @U.S. Cellular Field

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Minnesota Twins, 45-43, 3rd, 8 GB, 7 GB in WC

SP: Carlos Silva (28, RHP, 6-10, 4.58)

   2007 Gamelogs / 2007 Splits / vs. CHW Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2007 (6-10)           110   131  58  56  23  46 11    4.58      
 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         3-4  42.1  56  29  27   7  17  6    5.74   42 
 2007-07-08    CHW   L   5    10   6   5   0   1  3      80   26 
 2007-07-03    NYY   L   5.1   9   6   5   1   2  1      84   29 
 2007-06-28    TOR   W   7     6   5   5   2   5  1     104   48 
 2007-06-23    FLA   W   7     4   1   1   0   5  0      90   70 
 2007-06-18    NYM   L   6    10   4   4   2   1  1      99   35 
 2007-06-13    ATL   W   9     8   0   0   0   2  0     108   73 
 2007-06-08    WSN   L   3     9   7   7   2   1  0      62   12 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.CHW      1-4  27.1  37  17  15   6   6  6    4.94   42 
 2007-07-08    CHW   L   5    10   6   5   0   1  3      80   26 
 2007-05-10    CHW   L   6     6   3   3   1   0  0      97   47 
 2007-04-07    CHW   L   5     5   1   1   1   1  0      87   53 
 2006-10-01    CHW   W   5.1   5   1   1   2   3  0      91   55 
 2006-08-27    CHW   L   6    11   6   5   2   1  3      94   27 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   22-20   Road:   23-23   ExtrInn: 4-3 
 vsRHP:  33-30   vsLHP:  12-13   1-Run:  12-11
 vsEast: 13-14   vsCntrl:14-17   vsWest:  7-5  IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 88 Sun, Jul  8  @CHW  L   3-6       45-43  3rd  8.0 gb
 87 Sat, Jul  7  @CHW  L   1-3       45-42  3rd  7.0 gb
 86 Fri, Jul  6  @CHW  W  12-0       45-41  3rd  6.0 gb
 85 Fri, Jul  6  @CHW  W  20-14      44-41  3rd  6.0 gb
 84 Thu, Jul  5  @NYY  L   6-7       43-41  3rd  7.5 gb
 83 Wed, Jul  4  @NYY  W   6-2       43-40  3rd  7.5 gb
 82 Tue, Jul  3  @NYY  L   0-8       42-40  3rd  8.5 gb
 81 Mon, Jul  2  @NYY  L   1-5       42-39  3rd  7.5 gb
 80 Sun, Jul  1  @DET  L   0-1       42-38  3rd  6.5 gb
 79 Sat, Jun 30  @DET  W   8-5       42-37  3rd  5.5 gb
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:16-14
Chicago White Sox, 39-47, 4th, 13 GB, 12 GB in WC

SP: Javier Vazquez (30, RHP, 6-5, 3.65)

   2007 Gamelogs / 2007 Splits / vs. MIN Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2007 (6-5)            116    98  47  47  26 108 15    3.65      
 2006 (11-12)          202.2 206 116 109  56 184 23    4.84      
 2005 (11-15)          215.2 223 112 106  46 192 35    4.42      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         3-2  50    42  18  18   8  52  7    3.24   62 
 2007-07-08    MIN   W   9     8   3   3   0   8  1     120   67 
 2007-07-03    BAL   W   9     4   1   1   0   7  1     118   82 
 2007-06-28    TBD   W   7     7   1   1   3  10  0     107   66 
 2007-06-23    CHC  ND   7     5   1   1   0   8  1     112   71 
 2007-06-17    PIT  ND   6     7   5   5   1   8  1     114   45 
 2007-06-11    PHI   L   6     4   3   3   1   4  3      95   55 
 2007-06-06    NYY   L   6     7   4   4   3   7  0     114   46 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.MIN      2-1  33    26  10  10   5  28  4    2.73   60 
 2007-07-08    MIN   W   9     8   3   3   0   8  1     120   67 
 2007-05-08    MIN  ND   7     4   1   1   1   7  1     107   71 
 2007-04-07    MIN   W   6.2   1   0   0   4   5  0     102   73 
 2006-10-01    MIN   L   4.2   8   4   4   0   7  1      93   39 
 2006-08-25    MIN  ND   5.2   5   2   2   0   1  1      71   52 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   19-25   Road:   20-22   ExtrInn: 4-2 
 vsRHP:  30-31   vsLHP:   9-16   1-Run:   7-12
 vsEast: 11-10   vsCntrl:15-15   vsWest:  9-8  IL: 4-14

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 86 Sun, Jul  8   MIN  W   6-3       39-47  4th 13.0 gb
 85 Sat, Jul  7   MIN  W   3-1       38-47  4th 13.0 gb
 84 Fri, Jul  6   MIN  L   0-12      37-47  4th 13.0 gb
 83 Fri, Jul  6   MIN  L  14-20      37-46  4th 13.0 gb
 82 Thu, Jul  5   BAL  W  11-6       37-45  4th 12.5 gb
 81 Wed, Jul  4   BAL  L   6-9       36-45  4th 13.5 gb
 80 Tue, Jul  3   BAL  W   5-1       36-44  4th 13.5 gb
 79 Mon, Jul  2   BAL  L   6-7       35-44  4th 13.5 gb
 78 Sun, Jul  1  @KCR  W   3-1       35-43  4th 12.5 gb
 77 Sat, Jun 30  @KCR  W   3-1 (10)  34-43  4th 12.5 gb
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:13-17
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sun, Jul 08, 2007 CHW  6  MIN  3    W:Javier Vazquez (6-5), L: Carlos Silva (6-10), S: none
Sat, Jul 07, 2007 CHW  3  MIN  1    W:Mark Buehrle (6-4), L: Boof Bonser (5-6), S: Bobby Jenks (23)
Fri, Jul 06, 2007 MIN 12 @CHW  0    W:Matt Garza (1-0), L: Gavin Floyd (0-1), S: none
Fri, Jul 06, 2007 MIN 20 @CHW 14    W:Scott Baker (3-3), L: Jon Garland (6-6), S: none
Wed, May 30, 2007 MIN  7  CHW  6    W:Joe Nathan (2-1), L: Mike MacDougal (1-2), S: none
Tue, May 29, 2007 MIN  9  CHW  2    W:Boof Bonser (4-1), L: John Danks (3-5), S: none
Mon, May 28, 2007 MIN 10  CHW  4    W:Johan Santana (6-4), L: Jose Contreras (4-5), S: none
Thu, May 10, 2007 CHW  3 @MIN  0    W:Jose Contreras (3-3), L: Carlos Silva (2-3), S: none
Wed, May 09, 2007 CHW  6 @MIN  3    W:John Danks (1-4), L: Ramon Ortiz (3-3), S: Bobby Jenks (11)
Tue, May 08, 2007 MIN  7  CHW  4 (10)   W:Juan Rincon (2-0), L: Andrew Sisco (0-1), S: none
Season Series: 2007 - MIN leads 7-5; 2006 - MIN won 10-9; 2005 - CHW won 11-7; All-Time - CHW leads 1050-955

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

DET  5.95

ATL  4.60

WSN  3.70

RA/G

SDP  3.43

CLE  4.70

TBD  6.17

BA

M. Ordonez  .367

J. Rollins  .286

R. Langerhans  .160

OBP

B. Bonds  .512

M. Teahen  .363

D. Navarro  .238

SLG

A. Rodriguez  .671

O. Hudson  .454

A. Kennedy  .252

OPS

B. Bonds  1.101

K. Lofton  .817

D. Navarro  .492

ERA

C. Young  2.00

G. Maddux  4.19

E. Santana  5.97

K/9IP

E. Bedard  11.02

B. Arroyo  6.04

A. Cook  2.66

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Minnesota Twins Batters (4.95 RS/G) vs. Chicago White Sox Pitchers (4.88 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 33.Vazquez
G/S/vB
63.Bukvich
G/S/vB
60.Day
G/S/vB
45.Jenks
G/S/vB
57.Logan*
G/S/vB
46.Masset
G/S/vB
37.Thornton*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
18.Bartlett G/S/vP 18/.572 1/.000 3/.333 6/.000 1/.000 4/1.000 3/1.000 302/227 .254/.334/.321/.655 .710/.637 .627 108/.704 17/1 2/15
1.Castillo# G/S/vP 75/.882 ··· 1/no AB 3/.666 1/3.000 4/1.500 3/.666 322/241 .305/.352/.339/.691 .561/.743 .711 103/.588 7/3 0/2
27.Cirillo G/S/vP 26/.760 ··· 1/2.000 1/no AB 1/5.000 2/.000 4/.250 145/96 .273/.338/.391/.729 .920/.635 .790 54/.907 2/0 2/2
5.Cuddyer G/S/vP 30/.952 1/.000 1/.000 10/.900 3/.666 4/.250 5/.800 369/263 .274/.360/.433/.793 .781/.799 .730 121/.714 3/0 10/2
20.Ford G/S/vP 8/.268 ··· 1/2.000 7/.619 1/.000 ··· 3/1.167 101/66 .250/.317/.370/.687 .795/.631 .677 47/.850 2/0 2/0
48.Hunter G/S/vP 30/.579 2/.500 1/2.000 6/.583 3/.666 4/1.750 5/.800 351/259 .301/.342/.558/.900 1.067/.838 .836 111/.883 11/5 19/1
16.Kubel* G/S/vP 15/.133 1/no AB 2/1.500 2/.000 1/no AB 4/.000 3/.666 263/219 .250/.302/.404/.706 .789/.689 .747 75/.803 2/0 7/1
7.Mauer* G/S/vP 22/.500 1/.000 1/no AB 8/1.000 4/1.250 2/2.000 9/.583 254/172 .309/.401/.456/.857 .743/.911 1.017 122/.820 5/0 4/0
33.Morneau* G/S/vP 33/1.558 ··· 1/.000 11/.182 6/1.166 4/3.000 9/.444 363/245 .295/.364/.581/.945 .735/1.050 .941 94/1.105 0/0 24/2
8.Punto# G/S/vP 21/.638 3/.333 2/1.000 3/.833 1/.000 3/1.334 10/.929 322/219 .211/.313/.272/.585 .549/.609 .663 90/.470 13/3 1/4
55.Redmond G/S/vP 19/.737 ··· 2/2.000 3/.333 ··· 2/1.500 ··· 202/146 .287/.332/.351/.683 .864/.615 .651 39/.442 0/0 1/0
38.Rodriguez# G/S/vP 3/.666 1/.000 2/.000 2/2.000 1/no AB ··· ··· 105/83 .181/.260/.266/.526 .282/.591 .525 27/.425 1/0 2/2
12.Tyner* G/S/vP 17/.470 1/.000 1/2.000 3/.000 ··· 3/.333 1/.000 155/133 .268/.318/.317/.635 .417/.672 .588 39/.639 6/1 0/1
IP 116.0 12.1 9.1 35.2 24.0 38.0 29.1 TOTAL .268/.335/.398/.733 .721/.737 .742 73/13 74/40
ERA-K/9 3.65/8.4 4.38/4.4 6.75/4.8 3.28/8.3 5.63/6.8 7.34/4.7 5.22/7.1 4.59/6.3

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Mauer (11-13-2)
 Redmond (14-10-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 462/.230 57/.292 45/.250 143/.232 101/.278 185/.329 132/.294 .267  Cuddyer
 Hunter
 Kubel
 Ford
 Tyner
0/0/79/15
0/85/0/3
53/0/0/2
25/8/2/1
13/6/8/0
OPS .672 .935 .789 .589 .730 .863 .826 .753
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 224/.665 22/.762 19/.669 65/.599 47/.543 75/.844 54/.880 .760
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 238/.679 35/1.027 26/.883 78/.580 54/.879 110/.878 78/.788 .748
Home 219/.640 38/1.260 21/.852 78/.674 67/.827 95/.905 68/1.009 .786
Last 28d days 171/.621 45/.736 12/.639 46/.718 27/.979 54/.853 57/.859
HR/SB/CS 15/5/0 2/1/0 1/1/0 1/2/0 3/2/1 2/8/1 3/0/1 84/47/11
Usage X····X·· ··X·o·o· ··X····· ·Xo···Xo ··X·o·oo ··XX···· ··XX····
Chicago White Sox Batters (4.12 RS/G) vs. Minnesota Twins Pitchers (4.53 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 52.Silva
G/S/vB
21.Garza
G/S/vB
54.Guerrier
G/S/vB
36.Nathan
G/S/vB
17.Neshek
G/S/vB
44.Ortiz
G/S/vB
37.Reyes*
G/S/vB
39.Rincon
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
8.Cintron# G/S/vP 9/.000 4/.500 6/.334 8/1.125 2/.000 6/.533 6/.666 4/.000 118/103 .236/.288/.309/.597 .785/.571 .553 46/.785 1/1 0/5
23.Dye G/S/vP 22/1.109 2/.000 10/.600 9/1.111 3/.333 34/.663 7/.929 12/.440 292/216 .214/.271/.402/.673 .773/.638 .605 60/.619 2/1 12/2
27.Fields G/S/vP 6/.833 4/1.750 3/.000 ··· ··· 1/5.000 1/.000 ··· 121/83 .252/.308/.441/.749 1.097/.594 .733 102/.842 0/0 5/3
26.Gonzalez G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 85/39 .247/.345/.342/.687 .619/.762 .583 74/.705 0/3 1/0
44.Hall G/S/vP 6/.666 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 6/.533 6/.167 3/.000 44/20 .186/.182/.209/.391 .640/.100 .216 25/.408 0/0 0/2
15.Iguchi G/S/vP 18/.513 5/1.000 16/.783 4/.500 3/.000 ··· ··· 8/.250 314/222 .253/.332/.383/.715 .680/.729 .751 99/.735 7/1 5/6
14.Konerko G/S/vP 39/.722 3/1.000 11/.000 11/.282 4/.750 20/1.491 7/.572 20/1.650 354/261 .262/.359/.502/.861 .939/.831 .920 110/1.098 0/0 18/3
10.Mackowiak* G/S/vP 12/1.458 4/1.167 6/1.167 5/.000 3/1.666 14/.940 7/.453 2/.500 222/191 .256/.342/.374/.716 .712/.717 .741 64/.915 3/1 5/2
7.Owens* G/S/vP 3/.666 3/1.334 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 80/70 .227/.266/.253/.519 .425/.530 .536 47/.588 5/2 0/0
12.Pierzynski* G/S/vP 23/.923 3/.666 11/.400 6/.334 4/1.250 16/.975 7/.762 5/.400 286/222 .244/.287/.376/.663 .628/.673 .628 86/.557 0/1 8/2
30.Terrero G/S/vP 2/1.500 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 119/64 .232/.356/.394/.750 .831/.697 .662 74/.630 3/2 5/1
25.Thome* G/S/vP 19/1.243 3/.333 5/.650 4/.500 ··· 11/1.080 9/1.842 9/1.378 248/165 .279/.435/.542/.977 .696/1.133 1.120 91/.924 0/0 14/0
5.Uribe G/S/vP 34/1.382 ··· 12/.583 8/.000 4/.000 10/.744 4/1.833 11/.500 278/200 .232/.288/.360/.648 .752/.607 .676 90/.700 1/4 8/9
IP 110.0 8.0 53.0 37.1 42.1 77.1 21.0 31.2 TOTAL .241/.314/.382/.696 .702/.695 .721 36/23 89/56
ERA-K/9 4.58/3.8 0.00/7.9 1.70/6.3 2.17/9.9 1.70/11.1 5.35/3.7 3.86/6.9 3.98/7.7 4.22/6.8

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Hall (9-0-2)
 Pierzynski (36-11-5)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 471/.298 31/.250 203/.183 151/.250 158/.129 342/.302 95/.316 146/.276 .268  Dye
 Mackowiak
 Terrero
 Owens
 Gonzalez
0/0/68/5
49/0/14/3
4/31/6/2
7/15/0/1
9/7/10/1
OPS .771 .644 .499 .612 .448 .813 .803 .808 .755
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 234/.882 18/.583 84/.482 68/.731 64/.431 161/.815 53/.609 72/.939 .776
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 237/.666 13/.725 119/.511 83/.519 94/.460 181/.810 42/1.043 74/.682 .739
Road 257/.832 31/.644 94/.453 66/.614 81/.603 181/.935 49/.905 70/.835 .786
Last 28d days 165/.780 31/.644 58/.651 39/.573 45/.544 55/.883 34/.540 49/.979
HR/SB/CS 11/4/3 0/0/1 2/2/2 1/2/0 5/0/0 11/7/2 1/0/3 5/1/1 107/33/23
Usage X····X·· ··X···X· ··XX··o· ··X·o··· oo·Xo··· ··X··X·· oo·X···· X·o··Xo·

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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