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Game Preview: MIN @ DET, 7:05pm, Friday, July 11, 2008 @Comerica Park

Minnesota Twins, 51-41, 2nd, 2½ GB, 3 GB in WC

SP: Glen Perkins (25, LHP, 5-2, 4.27)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. DET Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2008 (5-2)             71.2  89  36  34  17  41 11    4.27      
 2007 (0-0)             28.2  23  10  10  12  20  2    3.14      
 2006 (0-0)              5.2   3   1   1   0   6  0    1.59      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         3-0  41.2  52  22  21  11  25  7    4.54   46 
 2008-07-06    CLE   W   7     7   3   3   1   3  1      97   53 
 2008-06-30    DET  ND   6.1   7   2   2   1   7  1      91   57 
 2008-06-25   @SDP   W   5     6   3   3   2   2  0      91   43 
 2008-06-19    WSN   W   8    10   3   3   1   2  1     107   51 
 2008-06-14   @MIL  ND   6     8   3   3   1   6  1      93   49 
 2008-06-09   @CHW  ND   5.1   5   3   3   3   3  1      93   46 
 2008-06-04    BAL  ND   4     9   5   4   2   2  2      77   26 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.DET      1-0  14    14   3   3   3  11  2    1.93   60 
 2008-06-30    DET  ND   6.1   7   2   2   1   7  1      91   57 
 2008-05-25   @DET   W   7.2   7   1   1   2   4  1     104   63 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   32-18   Road:   19-23   ExtrInn: 6-4 
 vsRHP:  39-27   vsLHP:  12-14   1-Run:  18-15
 vsEast:  7-12   vsCntrl:25-16   vsWest:  5-9  IL:14-4 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 92 Thu, Jul 10  @DET  W   7-6 (11)  51-41  2nd  2.5 gb
 91 Wed, Jul  9  @BOS  L   5-18      50-41  2nd  3.5 gb
 90 Tue, Jul  8  @BOS  L   5-6       50-40  2nd  2.5 gb
 89 Mon, Jul  7  @BOS  L   0-1       50-39  2nd  1.5 gb
 88 Sun, Jul  6   CLE  W   4-3       50-38  2nd  1.0 gb
 87 Sat, Jul  5   CLE  W   9-6       49-38  2nd  1.0 gb
 86 Fri, Jul  4   CLE  W  12-3       48-38  2nd  1.0 gb
 85 Wed, Jul  2   DET  W   7-0       47-38  2nd  2.5 gb
 84 Tue, Jul  1   DET  W   6-4       46-38  2nd  2.5 gb
 83 Mon, Jun 30   DET  L   4-5       45-38  2nd  2.5 gb
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:15-5    Last 30:20-10
Detroit Tigers, 46-45, 3rd, 7 GB, 7½ GB in WC

SP: Armando Galarraga (26, RHP, 7-2, 3.27)

   2008 Gamelogs / 2008 Splits / vs. MIN Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2008 (7-2)             88    69  40  32  33  57 10    3.27      
 2007 (0-0)              8.2   8   6   6   7   6  2    6.23      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         4-0  43.2  40  16  12  12  26  5    2.47   55 
 2008-07-05   @SEA  ND   6     5   1   1   3   2  1      95   57 
 2008-06-30   @MIN  ND   6     9   4   3   1   3  0     101   42 
 2008-06-25    STL  ND   4.2   8   5   4   0   3  3      77   33 
 2008-06-18   @SFG   W   6     7   2   0   2   5  0     104   57 
 2008-06-13    LAD   W   7     3   0   0   1   5  0     100   75 
 2008-06-08    CLE   W   5.2   4   2   2   2   4  0      93   55 
 2008-05-28   @LAA   W   8.1   4   2   2   3   4  1     104   68 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.MIN      0-2  18    22  13  10   8  10  1    5.00   43 
 2008-06-30   @MIN  ND   6     9   4   3   1   3  0     101   42 
 2008-05-23    MIN   L   6     7   5   5   5   5  1      96   38 
 2008-05-02   @MIN   L   6     6   4   2   2   2  0      87   48 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   27-18   Road:   19-27   ExtrInn: 2-4 
 vsRHP:  28-39   vsLHP:  18-6    1-Run:  12-12
 vsEast:  8-8    vsCntrl:13-22   vsWest: 12-10 IL:13-5 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 91 Thu, Jul 10   MIN  L   6-7 (11)  46-45  3rd  7.0 gb
 90 Wed, Jul  9   CLE  W   8-6       46-44  3rd  7.0 gb
 89 Tue, Jul  8   CLE  W   9-2       45-44  3rd  7.0 gb
 88 Sun, Jul  6  @SEA  W   2-1 (15)  44-44  3rd  7.0 gb
 87 Sat, Jul  5  @SEA  L   2-3       43-44  3rd  7.0 gb
 86 Fri, Jul  4  @SEA  L   1-4       43-43  3rd  6.0 gb
 85 Thu, Jul  3  @SEA  W   8-4       43-42  3rd  6.0 gb
 84 Wed, Jul  2  @MIN  L   0-7       42-42  3rd  7.0 gb
 83 Tue, Jul  1  @MIN  L   4-6       42-41  3rd  6.0 gb
 82 Mon, Jun 30  @MIN  W   5-4       42-40  3rd  5.0 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:13-7    Last 30:21-9 
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Thu, Jul 10, 2008 MIN  7 @DET  6 (11)   W:Matt Guerrier (5-4), L: Freddy Dolsi (1-3), S: none
Wed, Jul 02, 2008 MIN  7  DET  0        W:Nick Blackburn (7-4), L: Eddie Bonine (2-1), S: none
Tue, Jul 01, 2008 MIN  6  DET  4        W:Scott Baker (5-2), L: Nate Robertson (6-7), S: Joe Nathan (23)
Mon, Jun 30, 2008 DET  5 @MIN  4        W:Casey Fossum (1-0), L: Matt Guerrier (4-3), S: Joel Zumaya (1)
Sun, May 25, 2008 MIN  6 @DET  1        W:Glen Perkins (2-1), L: Francisco Cruceta (0-2), S: none
Sat, May 24, 2008 DET 19  MIN  3        W:Nate Robertson (2-5), L: Boof Bonser (2-6), S: none
Fri, May 23, 2008 MIN  9 @DET  4        W:Kevin Slowey (1-4), L: Armando Galarraga (3-2), S: none
Sun, May 04, 2008 MIN  7  DET  6        W:Matt Guerrier (2-1), L: Zach Miner (1-2), S: Joe Nathan (11)
Sat, May 03, 2008 MIN  4  DET  1        W:Brian Bass (1-0), L: Justin Verlander (1-5), S: Joe Nathan (10)
Fri, May 02, 2008 MIN 11  DET  1        W:Livan Hernandez (4-1), L: Armando Galarraga (2-1), S: none
Season Series: 2008 - MIN leads 8-4; 2007 - DET won 12-6; 2006 - DET won 11-8; All-Time - DET leads 1022-943

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 2008 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

TEX  5.51

COL  4.49

WSN  3.61

RA/G

OAK  3.64

NYM  4.57

TEX  5.77

BA

C. Jones  .375

A. Rios  .285

T. Pena  .155

OBP

C. Jones  .472

D. Pedroia  .355

T. Pena  .176

SLG

L. Berkman  .661

C. Jackson  .462

T. Pena  .204

OPS

L. Berkman  1.107

A. Rowand  .814

T. Pena  .381

ERA

J. Duchscherer  1.78

J. Moyer  3.95

M. Hendrickson  6.24

K/9IP

C. Billingsley  9.47

J. Francis  6.03

L. Hernandez  3.36

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Minnesota Twins Batters (4.92 RS/G) vs. Detroit Tigers Pitchers (4.76 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 58.Galarraga
G/S/vB
34.Dolsi
G/S/vB
49.Fossum*
G/S/vB
59.Jones
G/S/vB
45.Lopez
G/S/vB
56.Rodney
G/S/vB
44.Seay*
G/S/vB
54.Zumaya
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
32.Buscher* G/S/vP 4/.500 ··· 2/.000 1/no AB ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.500 78/64 .306/.333/.389/.722 .286/.823 .804 69/.724 0/1 1/
25.Casilla# G/S/vP 7/.629 1/.000 6/.400 2/1.000 2/.000 2/1.000 2/2.000 1/.000 214/152 .306/.353/.430/.783 .712/.814 .708 105/.718 4/1 4/
22.Gomez G/S/vP 11/.899 ··· 2/1.000 1/no AB 4/.000 1/.000 2/1.000 1/2.000 385/280 .260/.295/.362/.657 .681/.647 .627 111/.533 21/9 5/
23.Harris G/S/vP 9/.222 1/.000 ··· 3/.666 4/1.750 2/.000 3/.000 1/.000 324/231 .255/.311/.362/.673 .568/.718 .675 87/.810 1/1 4/
16.Kubel* G/S/vP 10/1.100 1/.000 6/.666 6/.533 3/.666 3/.666 4/1.000 2/.000 295/235 .268/.329/.472/.801 .502/.873 .760 80/1.018 0/1 13/
24.Lamb* G/S/vP 6/1.500 2/.000 1/2.000 5/.800 ··· 1/.000 1/no AB ··· 225/197 .225/.262/.299/.561 .292/.601 .704 19/.485 0/1 1/
7.Mauer* G/S/vP 10/1.414 1/no AB 10/.650 8/1.000 3/2.000 7/1.000 10/.875 7/.286 346/249 .328/.420/.455/.875 .908/.861 .742 95/.955 0/1 4/
27.Monroe G/S/vP ··· ··· 10/.400 2/1.000 2/1.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 160/80 .207/.281/.428/.709 .450/.959 .585 36/.806 0/0 8/
33.Morneau* G/S/vP 11/.955 1/5.000 10/.400 7/.143 3/1.667 12/2.223 10/1.278 8/1.625 398/270 .324/.387/.515/.902 .810/.948 .980 113/1.021 0/1 14/
8.Punto# G/S/vP 2/1.000 1/no AB 6/.833 7/.572 3/.333 6/.650 3/.666 5/.400 113/68 .317/.375/.455/.830 .810/.844 .860 45/.983 4/2 1/
55.Redmond G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 7/1.547 2/2.000 1/.000 1/.000 4/1.000 73/33 .279/.315/.338/.653 .624/.688 .585 24/.467 0/0 0/
2.Span* G/S/vP 3/1.000 1/2.000 2/1.500 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 1/no AB 1/2.000 75/55 .361/.466/.475/.941 1.565/.733 .998 41/1.290 5/3 0/
21.Young G/S/vP 9/.347 2/.000 2/3.000 3/2.000 2/1.000 1/.000 5/.400 1/2.000 354/262 .288/.333/.391/.724 .661/.747 .758 90/.883 9/4 3/
IP 88.0 28.0 13.2 35.1 36.2 8.1 26.2 9.1 TOTAL .279/.336/.409/.745 .692/.767 .727 .838 54/28 63/59
ERA-K/9 3.27/5.8 3.21/4.2 7.24/7.2 5.09/3.1 2.45/6.6 8.64/3.3 3.04/6.7 1.93/7.7 4.43/5.4

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Mauer (35-17-1)
 Redmond (10-2-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 369/.210 122/.250 63/.339 159/.303 153/.246 39/.235 114/.273 45/.297 .267  Young
 Gomez
 Kubel
 Span
 Monroe
 Punto
85/0/0/8
0/85/0/6
10/0/20/2
0/3/19/2
0/7/2/1
0/2/0/0
OPS .652 .669 .856 .801 .640 .863 .712 .774 .754
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 194/.810 43/.878 29/.667 73/.878 54/.871 18/1.212 62/.798 18/.533 .799
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 175/.473 79/.559 34/1.022 86/.736 99/.509 21/.521 52/.612 27/.936 .724
Home 149/.740 66/.638 31/.647 94/.832 85/.535 16/.258 62/.832 16/.771 .749
Last 28d days 131/.748 57/.610 52/.824 55/.955 11/.000 39/.863 28/.829 45/.774
HR/SB/CS 10/6/0 2/5/1 0/0/0 3/2/0 2/1/0 2/1/0 1/0/1 0/0/0 76/38/20
Usage ·····X·· X···X·o· ·X······ Xo··o··X ··X·X··· X····X·o o······o ·X··X··o
Detroit Tigers Batters (4.81 RS/G) vs. Minnesota Twins Pitchers (4.75 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 15.Perkins*
G/S/vB
60.Bass
G/S/vB
26.Bonser
G/S/vB
49.Breslow*
G/S/vB
28.Crain
G/S/vB
54.Guerrier
G/S/vB
36.Nathan
G/S/vB
37.Reyes*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
24.Cabrera G/S/vP 4/.000 3/.000 8/.875 2/.000 2/2.500 5/.200 4/.250 1/.000 378/298 .289/.354/.497/.852 .817/.861 .914 101/.946 1/0 16/
28.Granderson* G/S/vP 5/.800 3/1.334 13/1.154 2/.000 14/.819 16/1.199 11/.819 7/.000 293/241 .299/.353/.485/.838 .729/.861 .855 111/1.020 6/4 9/
9.Guillen# G/S/vP 8/1.911 4/.500 11/.364 2/.000 15/.650 13/.826 15/.817 10/.733 360/280 .284/.366/.438/.804 .866/.791 .931 109/.675 8/2 8/
15.Inge G/S/vP 6/.167 1/.000 5/1.400 1/no AB 16/1.053 16/.331 13/.413 5/.000 171/136 .215/.311/.417/.728 .408/.812 .922 12/.455 1/1 6/
20.Joyce* G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 3/.000 1/.000 1/.000 2/3.500 1/.000 ··· 92/87 .253/.315/.590/.906 .400/.923 1.049 33/1.127 0/0 7/
19.Larish* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 1/3.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 49/48 .244/.306/.356/.662 2.000/.633 .882 18/1.063 0/0 1/
14.Polanco G/S/vP 8/.500 5/1.000 8/1.071 1/.000 13/1.083 13/.455 9/.476 11/.910 352/263 .309/.354/.398/.752 .950/.685 .737 99/.752 2/0 3/
25.Raburn G/S/vP 8/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/3.000 2/.000 ··· 1/3.000 98/55 .239/.309/.466/.775 .935/.637 .903 33/1.108 1/0 4/
8.Renteria G/S/vP 6/.167 3/.000 3/.666 ··· 3/.333 6/.666 6/.000 10/.700 333/252 .254/.301/.326/.627 .809/.570 .707 86/.497 3/2 5/
7.Rodriguez G/S/vP 3/.666 2/2.000 10/.700 2/.500 5/.500 16/.875 11/.864 6/1.500 290/221 .288/.331/.412/.743 .790/.728 .839 75/.998 6/1 4/
39.Santiago# G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 2/no AB 1/no AB 1/.000 3/.000 3/.000 3/.333 56/49 .349/.481/.581/1.063 1.171/1.047 1.029 9/.873 0/0 1/
3.Sheffield G/S/vP 8/.750 5/1.800 6/.333 1/.000 10/1.489 7/.786 18/1.056 4/1.750 221/179 .226/.335/.353/.687 .443/.748 .764 58/.718 3/0 5/
33.Thames G/S/vP 6/1.133 3/.666 6/.334 1/2.000 7/.715 8/.125 5/.400 1/.000 192/117 .282/.344/.615/.959 .998/.934 1.101 81/1.190 0/3 17/
36.Thomas* G/S/vP 2/1.500 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 1/.000 2/.000 1/no AB 1/.000 129/107 .277/.362/.366/.728 .902/.693 .904 57/.726 2/0 0/
IP 71.2 56.1 81.2 20.2 38.0 50.0 37.2 25.2 TOTAL .273/.340/.434/.774 .803/.766 .866 .845 33/16 100/69
ERA-K/9 4.27/5.1 5.27/4.0 6.50/6.7 2.18/8.7 2.61/6.6 3.42/6.5 1.19/10.0 2.81/5.3 4.36/5.9

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Inge (7-1-2)
 Rodriguez (29-18-3)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 315/.305 255/.309 372/.292 86/.211 161/.262 214/.245 144/.200 102/.250 .283  Thomas
 Granderson
 Inge
 Thames
 Sheffield
 Joyce
 Guillen
 Raburn
24/16/3/4
0/69/0/3
2/11/0/2
39/0/6/1
6/0/0/0
15/0/12/0
2/0/0/0
17/4/12/0
OPS .825 .884 .775 .565 .743 .699 .539 .697 .772
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 56/.924 91/.756 174/.810 35/.619 58/.688 79/.709 79/.573 57/.515 .753
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 259/.803 164/.954 198/.745 51/.523 103/.772 135/.693 65/.500 45/.935 .785
Road 102/.799 125/.975 114/.877 36/.536 74/.830 96/.904 50/.702 48/.783 .833
Last 28d days 139/.756 59/.778 40/.834 22/.485 43/.627 55/.627 41/.411 20/.671
HR/SB/CS 11/3/2 10/1/2 9/10/0 1/2/2 4/2/1 5/6/1 3/5/0 2/3/2 101/45/19
Usage ····X··· ·X·o··o· ·X···X·· Xo······ X··o··X· X·X·ooX· X···oX·· ooo·····

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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