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Game Preview: DET @ MIN, 1:10pm, Thursday, July 19, 2007 @Hubert H Humphrey Metrodome

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Detroit Tigers, 56-36, 1st, 2 up

SP: Jeremy Bonderman (24, RHP, 10-1, 3.50)

   2007 Gamelogs / 2007 Splits / vs. MIN Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2007 (10-1)           113   108  50  44  24 103 12    3.50      
 2006 (14-8)           214   214 104  97  64 202 18    4.08      
 2005 (14-13)          189   199 101  96  57 145 21    4.57      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         5-1  47    48  23  20  10  43  7    3.83   54 
 2007-07-13    SEA   W   7     6   3   3   0   5  2      87   58 
 2007-07-07    BOS  ND   8     7   2   2   3   9  1     114   66 
 2007-07-01    MIN   W   8     6   0   0   1   7  0     110   76 
 2007-06-25    TEX   L   7     7   4   2   4   9  0     112   56 
 2007-06-20    WSN   W   5     5   3   3   1   4  0      76   48 
 2007-06-15    PHI   W   6     9   5   5   1   5  4     105   38 
 2007-06-09    NYM   W   6     8   6   5   0   4  0      92   38 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.MIN      1-2  35    38  20  16  11  29  0    4.11   50 
 2007-07-01    MIN   W   8     6   0   0   1   7  0     110   76 
 2006-09-10    MIN   L   5.2   8   7   6   3   6  0     110   30 
 2006-08-09    MIN  ND   7     8   2   2   2   5  0      96   56 
 2006-07-30    MIN   L   7.2   6   6   3   2   8  0     116   55 
 2006-05-06    MIN  ND   6.2  10   5   5   3   3  0      83   34 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   25-19   Road:   31-17   ExtrInn: 3-6 
 vsRHP:  36-29   vsLHP:  20-7    1-Run:  19-12
 vsEast: 13-9    vsCntrl:19-15   vsWest: 10-8  IL:14-4 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 92 Wed, Jul 18  @MIN  W   3-2       56-36  1st  2.0 up
 91 Tue, Jul 17  @MIN  W   1-0       55-36  1st  1.0 up
 90 Sun, Jul 15  @SEA  W  11-7       54-36  1st  0.5 up
 89 Sat, Jul 14  @SEA  L   4-6       53-36  1st  0.5 up
 88 Fri, Jul 13  @SEA  W   6-3       53-35  1st  0.5 up
 87 Thu, Jul 12  @SEA  L   2-3       52-35  1st  0.5 up
 86 Sun, Jul  8   BOS  W   6-5       52-34  1st  1.0 up
 85 Sat, Jul  7   BOS  W   3-2 (13)  51-34  1st    Tied
 84 Fri, Jul  6   BOS  W   9-2       50-34  1st    Tied
 83 Thu, Jul  5   CLE  W  12-3       49-34  2nd  1.0 gb
 Last 10: 8-2    Last 20:13-7    Last 30:20-10
Minnesota Twins, 49-45, 3rd, 8 GB, 6 GB in WC

SP: Scott Baker (25, RHP, 4-3, 5.43)

   2007 Gamelogs / 2007 Splits / vs. DET Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2007 (4-3)             58    64  35  35  13  44  8    5.43      
 2006 (5-8)             83.1 114  63  59  16  62 17    6.37      
 2005 (3-3)             53.2  48  21  20  14  32  5    3.35      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         3-3  41.1  43  24  24   8  34  4    5.23   49 
 2007-07-12    OAK   W   6     5   2   2   1   3  0     100   56 
 2007-07-06    CHW   W   5     9   7   7   1   6  1      99   26 
 2007-07-01    DET   L   8     3   1   1   1   3  1      79   74 
 2007-06-26    TOR  ND   7     4   1   1   1   9  0      94   73 
 2007-06-20    NYM   W   5     7   2   2   0   3  0      84   48 
 2007-06-15    MIL   L   4.2   7   6   6   1   6  1      90   31 
 2007-06-05    LAA   L   5.2   8   5   5   3   4  1      84   34 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.DET      2-2  32    31  12  12   2  18  5    3.38   55 
 2007-07-01    DET   L   8     3   1   1   1   3  1      79   74 
 2006-09-07    DET   L   5     9   5   5   0   2  2      75   31 
 2006-05-06    DET  ND   6     7   4   4   0   5  2      96   47 
 2005-10-01    DET   W   6     7   0   0   0   3  0      90   61 
 2005-07-23    DET   W   7     5   2   2   1   5  0      84   63 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   26-22   Road:   23-23   ExtrInn: 4-3 
 vsRHP:  36-30   vsLHP:  13-15   1-Run:  14-13
 vsEast: 13-14   vsCntrl:14-19   vsWest: 11-5  IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 94 Wed, Jul 18   DET  L   2-3       49-45  3rd  8.0 gb
 93 Tue, Jul 17   DET  L   0-1       49-44  3rd  7.0 gb
 92 Sun, Jul 15   OAK  W   4-3       49-43  3rd  6.0 gb
 91 Sat, Jul 14   OAK  W   4-3       48-43  3rd  6.0 gb
 90 Fri, Jul 13   OAK  W   5-3       47-43  3rd  7.0 gb
 89 Thu, Jul 12   OAK  W   6-2       46-43  3rd  7.0 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
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:16-14
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Wed, Jul 18, 2007 DET  3 @MIN  2    W:Andrew Miller (5-3), L: Johan Santana (11-7), S: Todd Jones (25)
Tue, Jul 17, 2007 DET  1 @MIN  0    W:Nate Robertson (6-6), L: Matt Garza (1-1), S: Todd Jones (24)
Sun, Jul 01, 2007 DET  1  MIN  0    W:Jeremy Bonderman (9-1), L: Scott Baker (2-3), S: Todd Jones (20)
Sat, Jun 30, 2007 MIN  8 @DET  5    W:Kevin Slowey (3-0), L: Andrew Miller (3-2), S: Joe Nathan (16)
Fri, Jun 29, 2007 MIN 11 @DET  1    W:Johan Santana (9-6), L: Justin Verlander (9-3), S: none
Sun, May 13, 2007 MIN 16  DET  4    W:Boof Bonser (1-1), L: Virgil Vasquez (0-1), S: none
Sat, May 12, 2007 DET  8 @MIN  2    W:Chad Durbin (3-1), L: Sidney Ponson (2-5), S: Aquilino Lopez (1)
Fri, May 11, 2007 DET  7 @MIN  3    W:Mike Maroth (3-0), L: Johan Santana (4-3), S: none
Sun, Apr 29, 2007 DET  4  MIN  3    W:Todd Jones (1-1), L: Jesse Crain (1-2), S: none
Sat, Apr 28, 2007 MIN 11 @DET  3    W:Carlos Silva (2-1), L: Justin Verlander (1-1), S: none
Season Series: 2007 - DET leads 6-5; 2006 - DET won 11-8; 2005 - MIN won 11-8; All-Time - DET leads 1012-934

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  5.86

TOR  4.66

WSN  3.81

RA/G

SDP  3.47

DET  4.65

TBD  6.09

BA

M. Ordonez  .358

O. Hudson  .288

R. Langerhans  .164

OBP

B. Bonds  .495

C. Jackson  .361

D. Navarro  .241

SLG

R. Braun  .667

L. Scott  .459

D. Navarro  .250

OPS

R. Braun  1.059

J. Peralta  .817

D. Navarro  .491

ERA

C. Young  1.97

J. Marquis  4.03

E. Santana  6.22

K/9IP

E. Bedard  10.91

D. Willis  6.25

A. Cook  2.82

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Detroit Tigers Batters (5.86 RS/G) vs. Minnesota Twins Pitchers (4.40 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 30.Baker
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/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
21.Casey* G/S/vP 6/.334 3/.666 9/.444 2/.500 9/1.069 5/1.000 3/.666 306/258 .296/.363/.398/.761 .780/.757 .746 68/.917 2/0 2/1
28.Granderson* G/S/vP 15/1.200 12/1.167 7/.715 3/.666 3/1.000 5/.000 5/1.200 392/312 .299/.351/.573/.924 .422/1.052 1.008 89/.937 10/0 13/3
9.Guillen# G/S/vP 6/1.300 6/.900 10/.744 5/.400 30/.629 9/.583 12/1.000 346/265 .311/.382/.544/.926 1.044/.902 .885 88/.854 7/6 14/18
20.Infante G/S/vP 9/1.334 7/1.572 8/.000 3/.666 ··· 3/1.167 9/.000 127/72 .268/.291/.333/.624 .724/.549 .601 29/.310 4/0 1/3
15.Inge G/S/vP 13/.308 14/.381 11/.182 4/.000 15/.900 5/.000 16/.343 334/255 .244/.336/.404/.740 .949/.679 .714 76/.547 5/1 11/11
27.Monroe G/S/vP 14/.500 13/.231 7/.143 4/.000 7/1.571 6/.666 16/1.009 304/225 .219/.267/.380/.647 .889/.561 .751 49/.303 0/3 9/3
30.Ordonez G/S/vP 15/1.067 8/.000 9/.472 7/.000 11/.697 3/.333 18/1.007 388/293 .358/.436/.600/1.036 1.229/.975 1.040 85/.731 2/1 15/1
14.Polanco G/S/vP 6/.000 9/.625 6/.750 2/.000 6/.733 9/.888 5/.800 371/275 .330/.376/.427/.803 .779/.811 .691 74/.777 3/2 3/0
58.Rabelo# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 87/75 .228/.287/.304/.591 .697/.574 .691 16/.125 0/0 0/2
25.Raburn G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 10/2 .429/.600/.571/1.171 .900/2.000 1.056 10/1.171 0/0 0/0
7.Rodriguez G/S/vP 11/.182 11/.818 8/1.214 5/1.000 34/.780 4/1.250 19/.485 321/226 .289/.302/.441/.743 .789/.724 .715 72/.692 0/2 8/5
3.Sheffield G/S/vP 3/.000 5/.000 16/1.207 2/1.000 15/.421 3/2.334 6/.900 398/304 .303/.410/.555/.965 1.026/.946 .911 86/1.048 16/4 22/0
33.Thames G/S/vP 5/2.400 6/.167 5/.400 5/.800 2/1.500 1/.000 4/.500 165/99 .252/.291/.516/.807 .873/.763 .751 56/.890 2/1 11/1
IP 58.0 56.1 40.0 47.1 77.1 22.2 32.0 TOTAL .288/.350/.470/.820 .856/.807 .809 51/20 110/64
ERA-K/9 5.43/6.8 1.60/6.4 2.03/9.9 1.52/11.0 5.35/3.7 3.57/7.1 4.78/7.6 4.10/6.8

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Rabelo (10-4-3)
 Rodriguez (33-12-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 245/.279 216/.182 160/.242 178/.133 342/.302 103/.310 150/.285 .262  Granderson
 Monroe
 Ordonez
 Sheffield
 Infante
 Thames
 Raburn
0/90/0/7
80/0/0/5
0/0/85/3
7/0/6/1
1/12/6/0
15/0/8/0
0/2/3/0
OPS .774 .492 .596 .444 .813 .811 .846 .740
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 114/.824 86/.519 73/.679 73/.438 161/.815 59/.622 75/.996 .769
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 131/.729 130/.475 87/.530 105/.449 181/.810 44/1.066 75/.700 .717
Home 114/.796 122/.523 94/.584 97/.308 161/.678 54/.722 80/.852 .698
Last 28d days 101/.649 55/.651 33/.303 49/.560 35/.814 27/.546 36/.752
HR/SB/CS 8/3/0 2/3/2 1/2/0 5/1/0 11/7/2 1/0/3 6/1/1 110/35/23
Usage ······X· ·X·oo·o· ····ooo· oX·ooo·· ········ ···Xo·o· ·····X··
Minnesota Twins Batters (4.86 RS/G) vs. Detroit Tigers Pitchers (4.65 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 38.Bonderman
G/S/vB
41.Capellan
G/S/vB
52.Durbin
G/S/vB
49.Grilli
G/S/vB
59.Jones
G/S/vB
43.McBride*
G/S/vB
31.Miner
G/S/vB
44.Seay*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
18.Bartlett G/S/vP 13/.245 3/.000 3/.666 7/.286 3/1.167 1/.000 5/.200 1/.000 329/243 .256/.334/.317/.651 .745/.618 .676 111/.685 19/1 2/16
1.Castillo# G/S/vP 20/1.056 2/.500 4/1.417 6/.334 15/.534 2/.000 6/.533 1/2.000 350/257 .310/.361/.357/.718 .672/.744 .726 90/.806 8/4 0/2
27.Cirillo G/S/vP 2/.000 1/2.000 1/.000 3/1.334 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 158/100 .273/.342/.396/.738 .828/.687 .675 49/.888 2/0 2/2
5.Cuddyer G/S/vP 30/.869 4/.250 5/.000 5/1.800 6/1.000 1/.000 6/.500 3/1.334 394/277 .289/.373/.450/.823 .847/.813 .915 106/.775 3/0 10/2
20.Ford G/S/vP 9/1.056 2/.500 9/.730 6/1.166 2/1.500 1/no AB 1/.000 1/5.000 107/68 .237/.308/.351/.659 .745/.611 .642 34/.627 2/0 2/0
48.Hunter G/S/vP 32/1.169 2/.000 19/.685 8/1.071 13/.462 ··· 4/.500 3/.666 369/268 .296/.341/.543/.884 1.005/.836 .933 96/.850 11/5 19/1
50.Jones* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 18/16 .188/.278/.250/.528 1.500/.393 .708 9/.708 0/0 0/0
16.Kubel* G/S/vP 10/.111 1/2.000 3/1.667 5/1.400 1/.000 1/.000 5/1.000 1/.000 274/226 .240/.293/.388/.681 .719/.672 .622 72/.732 2/0 7/1
7.Mauer* G/S/vP 25/1.112 2/.000 1/2.000 1/.000 5/.800 3/.000 7/1.000 4/.833 280/185 .308/.399/.446/.845 .701/.919 .678 107/.845 6/1 4/0
33.Morneau* G/S/vP 25/.644 3/2.500 7/1.738 5/.933 4/.000 2/1.000 5/1.600 4/.750 387/257 .287/.359/.564/.923 .714/1.033 .905 80/.971 1/0 25/2
8.Punto# G/S/vP 17/.732 1/.000 6/.334 6/1.300 4/.000 2/.000 6/.833 2/.000 344/232 .211/.307/.281/.588 .532/.622 .522 86/.551 13/3 1/5
55.Redmond G/S/vP 3/1.000 1/.000 4/1.750 2/.000 6/1.833 ··· ··· ··· 207/151 .292/.338/.359/.697 .864/.637 .730 28/.555 0/0 1/0
38.Rodriguez# G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/no AB 3/.333 ··· ··· 2/.000 105/83 .181/.260/.266/.526 .282/.591 .523 22/.527 1/0 2/2
12.Tyner* G/S/vP 16/1.015 1/.000 ··· ··· 7/.572 1/.000 4/.000 ··· 165/140 .278/.329/.331/.660 .414/.704 .737 37/.704 6/2 0/1
IP 113.0 17.1 91.0 41.1 39.1 22.2 17.2 24.0 TOTAL .269/.337/.398/.735 .720/.741 .728 78/16 75/43
ERA-K/9 3.50/8.2 3.63/7.8 4.05/4.8 5.88/7.0 4.81/5.0 3.18/8.7 3.06/6.1 3.38/6.0 4.24/6.4

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Mauer (11-13-2)
 Redmond (16-10-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 467/.245 73/.190 393/.260 188/.291 176/.283 104/.221 79/.279 98/.239 .263  Cuddyer
 Hunter
 Kubel
 Ford
 Tyner
0/0/85/15
0/90/0/3
57/0/0/2
30/9/2/1
16/7/8/0
OPS .673 .653 .756 .806 .722 .658 .748 .635 .753
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 251/.658 21/.580 185/.690 57/.835 98/.794 44/.510 25/.536 49/.418 .721
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 216/.691 52/.679 208/.818 131/.794 78/.630 60/.771 54/.843 49/.856 .772
Road 215/.709 31/.490 252/.671 85/.547 91/.750 44/.529 58/.743 51/.737 .736
Last 28d days 121/.653 32/.757 52/.723 38/.671 44/.612 29/.537 29/.883 20/.500
HR/SB/CS 12/9/1 3/3/0 14/5/1 4/0/1 1/1/0 2/1/0 1/0/2 1/1/0 96/43/16
Usage ·····X·· ······X· X···X··· X·····o· Xo···X·· oo·o··o· ···X·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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