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Game Preview: MIN @ BAL, 7:05pm, Monday, April 18, 2011 @Oriole Park at Camden Yards

Twins, 5-10, 5-10 5th, 6 GB, 4½ GB in WC

SP: Francisco Liriano (27, LHP, 0-3, 9.42)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. BAL Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (0-3) 14.1 16 15 15 9 12 2 9.42
2010 (14-10) 191.2 184 77 77 58 201 9 3.62
2009 (5-13) 136.2 147 93 88 65 122 21 5.80
Last 7 GS 1-6 33.2 39 30 30 15 31 7 8.02 40
2011-04-13 KCR L 5.0 8 7 7 1 4 0 78 26
2011-04-07 @NYY L 5.0 4 4 4 3 5 0 97 45
2011-04-02 @TOR L 4.1 4 4 4 5 3 2 90 37
2010-09-30 TOR L 5.1 6 5 5 1 6 3 91 41
2010-09-24 @DET L 3.0 4 2 2 1 4 1 58 46
2010-09-19 OAK L 5.0 7 5 5 1 2 1 81 34
2010-09-14 @CHW W 6.0 6 3 3 3 7 0 103 52
Last 5 v.BAL 1-1 13.0 11 5 5 3 9 0 3.46 57
2010-05-08 BAL L 6.0 10 5 5 1 3 0 94 34
2006-06-11 BAL W 7.0 1 0 0 2 6 0 98 79
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    2-3    Road:    3-7    ExtrInn: 2-1 
 vsRHP:   1-8    vsLHP:   4-2    1-Run:   4-5 
 vsEast:  3-7    vsCntrl: 1-1    vsWest:  1-2  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 15 Sun, Apr 17  @TBR  W   4-2        5-10  5th  6.0 gb
 14 Sat, Apr 16  @TBR  L   3-4        4-10  5th  6.0 gb
 13 Fri, Apr 15  @TBR  L   2-5        4-9   5th  5.0 gb
 12 Thu, Apr 14  @TBR  L   3-4 (10)   4-8   5th  4.0 gb
 11 Wed, Apr 13   KCR  L   5-10       4-7   5th  3.5 gb
 10 Tue, Apr 12   KCR  W   4-3 (10)   4-6   4th  3.5 gb
  9 Sun, Apr 10   OAK  L   3-5        3-6   4th  4.0 gb
  8 Sat, Apr  9   OAK  L   0-1        3-5   4th  3.0 gb
  7 Fri, Apr  8   OAK  W   2-1        3-4   4th  2.0 gb
  6 Thu, Apr  7  @NYY  L   3-4        2-4   4th  2.0 gb
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 5-10   Last 30: 5-10
Orioles, 6-8, 6-8 3rd, 3 GB, 3 GB in WC

SP: Chris Tillman (23, RHP, 0-1, 7.30)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. MIN Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (0-1) 12.1 15 10 10 6 11 2 7.30
2010 (2-5) 53.2 51 37 35 31 31 9 5.87
2009 (2-5) 65.0 77 40 39 24 39 15 5.40
Last 7 GS 1-2 35.2 26 20 20 21 26 6 5.05 50
2011-04-13 @NYY L 1.2 9 6 6 1 2 1 57 14
2011-04-07 DET ND 4.2 6 4 4 2 4 1 97 38
2011-04-02 @TBR ND 6.0 0 0 0 3 5 0 101 74
2010-10-01 DET W 7.0 3 1 1 2 7 1 102 72
2010-09-24 @TOR L 6.0 4 5 5 1 3 3 86 46
2010-09-19 NYY ND 3.2 3 3 3 6 1 0 84 38
2010-09-12 @DET ND 6.2 1 1 1 6 4 0 107 66
Last 5 v.MIN 0-1 5.1 6 2 2 3 1 0 3.38 46
2009-08-24 @MIN L 5.1 6 2 2 3 1 0 101 46
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    3-3    Road:    3-5    ExtrInn: 0-1 
 vsRHP:   5-6    vsLHP:   1-2    1-Run:   0-1 
 vsEast:  3-2    vsCntrl: 2-4    vsWest:  1-2  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 14 Sun, Apr 17  @CLE  L   2-4        6-8   3rd  3.0 gb
 13 Sat, Apr 16  @CLE  L   3-8        6-7   3rd  2.0 gb
 12 Fri, Apr 15  @CLE  L   2-8        6-6   3rd  1.0 gb
 11 Thu, Apr 14  @NYY  L   5-6 (10)   6-5   2nd  1.0 gb
 10 Wed, Apr 13  @NYY  L   4-7        6-4   1st    Tied
  9 Sun, Apr 10   TEX  L   0-3        6-3   1st  1.0 up
  8 Sat, Apr  9   TEX  L   1-13       6-2   1st  1.0 up
  7 Sat, Apr  9   TEX  W   5-0        6-1   1st  1.0 up
  6 Thu, Apr  7   DET  W   9-5        5-1   1st  1.0 up
  5 Wed, Apr  6   DET  L   3-7        4-1   1st    Tied
 Last 10: 2-8    Last 20: 6-8    Last 30: 6-8 
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sun, Jul 25, 2010 MIN 10 @BAL  4        W:Kevin Slowey (9-5), L: Jake Arrieta (3-3), S: none
Sat, Jul 24, 2010 MIN  7 @BAL  2        W:Scott Baker (8-9), L: Brian Matusz (3-11), S: none
Fri, Jul 23, 2010 BAL  3  MIN  2        W:Jeremy Guthrie (4-10), L: Anthony Slama (0-1), S: Alfredo Simon (14)
Thu, Jul 22, 2010 MIN  5 @BAL  0        W:Carl Pavano (12-6), L: Kevin Millwood (2-9), S: none
Sun, May 09, 2010 MIN  6  BAL  0        W:Nick Blackburn (3-1), L: Brian Matusz (2-3), S: none
Sat, May 08, 2010 MIN  6  BAL  1        W:Scott Baker (4-2), L: Kevin Millwood (0-4), S: none
Sat, May 08, 2010 BAL  7 @MIN  3        W:Jeremy Guthrie (1-4), L: Francisco Liriano (4-1), S: none
Thu, May 06, 2010 BAL  2 @MIN  0        W:Brad Bergesen (2-2), L: Carl Pavano (3-3), S: Alfredo Simon (3)
Wed, Aug 26, 2009 BAL  5 @MIN  1        W:Jeremy Guthrie (9-12), L: Nick Blackburn (8-9), S: none
Tue, Aug 25, 2009 MIN  7  BAL  6        W:Jose Mijares (2-2), L: Kameron Mickolio (0-1), S: none
Season Series: 2011 -  0-0; 2010 - MIN won 5-3; 2009 - BAL won 3-2; All-Time - BAL leads 943-933

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 2011 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

For the 2010 season

NOTE: Team stats shown are for the 2011 season. Player Stats for the 2010 season. We will switch to 2011 stats on May 1st.

Twins Batters (3.00 RS/G) vs. Orioles Pitchers (4.64 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 24.Tillman
G/S/vB
37.Accardo
G/S/vB
35.Bergesen
G/S/vB
49.Berken
G/S/vB
51.Gonzalez*
G/S/vB
63.Gregg
G/S/vB
55.Jakubauskas
G/S/vB
43.Johnson
G/S/vB
59.Rupe
G/S/vB
19.Uehara
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
41.Butera G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 155/89 .197/.237/.296/.533 .453/.591 .528 15/.267 0/0 2/5
12.Casilla# G/S/vP 2/3.000 ··· 3/.666 2/.000 ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 170/132 .276/.331/.395/.726 .813/.702 .751 35/.389 6/1 1/5
5.Cuddyer G/S/vP 2/.000 2/1.000 6/.334 2/.000 1/no AB 5/.400 5/1.000 4/.000 3/.666 4/.000 675/460 .271/.336/.417/.753 .875/.700 .722 57/.508 7/3 14/6
27.Holm G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· / /// / 7/.714 / /
38.Hughes G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 7/3 .286/.286/.714/1.000 .500/1.667 1.000 17/.353 0/1 1/0
16.Kubel* G/S/vP 2/.000 3/.000 6/.666 1/.000 2/.000 3/.333 3/1.667 3/1.167 4/1.167 3/1.334 582/399 .249/.323/.427/.750 .655/.792 .753 57/.878 0/1 21/5
33.Morneau* G/S/vP 3/.667 ··· 6/.833 1/.000 1/2.000 4/.250 4/2.500 3/.000 ··· ··· 348/215 .345/.437/.618/1.055 .966/1.113 1.205 56/.552 0/0 18/1
18.Repko G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/1.500 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 146/89 .228/.324/.346/.671 .523/.767 .842 6/.667 3/2 3/0
2.Span* G/S/vP 3/2.000 ··· 7/1.000 3/1.334 1/2.000 ··· 4/.500 ··· 4/.000 1/.000 705/462 .264/.331/.348/.679 .696/.670 .602 62/.829 26/4 3/4
25.Thome* G/S/vP ··· 1/no AB 9/.873 6/.834 ··· 7/1.262 1/.000 9/.476 4/1.250 ··· 340/246 .283/.412/.627/1.039 .769/1.154 .958 39/.625 0/0 25/
20.Tolbert# G/S/vP ··· ··· 3/1.334 ··· ··· ··· 3/1.000 ··· ··· ··· 100/79 .230/.293/.379/.672 .198/.797 .401 20/.650 1/1 1/2
19.Valencia G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 2/1.500 ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 322/211 .311/.351/.448/.799 .967/.713 .658 59/.616 2/0 7/6
21.Young G/S/vP ··· 5/1.800 3/1.334 2/1.000 1/2.000 3/1.000 2/2.000 2/1.000 5/2.050 1/2.000 613/419 .298/.333/.493/.826 .927/.781 .841 59/.549 5/4 21/4
IP 53.2 6.2 170.0 62.1 24.2 59.0 0.2 26.1 9.2 44.0 TOTAL .235/.284/.321/.605 .536/.644 .590 .605 7/0 5/9
ERA-K/9 5.87/5.2 8.10/4.0 4.98/4.3 3.03/6.5 4.01/11.3 3.51/8.8 27.00/0.0 3.42/7.5 5.59/7.4 2.86/11.2 4.55/6.3

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Butera (21-16-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 236/.255 34/.400 746/.285 262/.270 106/.205 254/.237 4/.500 117/.296 49/.341 174/.220 .256  Young
 Kubel
 Span
 Repko
 Cuddyer
 Casilla
 Tolbert
149/0/0/12
16/0/83/7
0/153/0/5
6/6/39/5
0/2/66/5
0/1/0/0
0/0/1/0
OPS .828 1.004 .828 .728 .629 .712 1.000 .722 .925 .594 .773
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 117/.930 16/1.255 386/.902 95/.632 38/.849 124/.732 2/2.000 56/.668 20/.683 81/.747 .767
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 119/.733 18/.801 360/.752 167/.780 68/.495 130/.692 2/.000 61/.773 29/1.109 93/.465 .779
Home 126/.929 31/1.039 414/.851 144/.791 60/.695 137/.636 / 53/.825 19/.964 106/.630
Last 28d days 56/.855 26/.850 45/.859 24/.341 21/.969 19/1.068 32/.999 25/.986 34/.934 17/.243
HR/SB/CS 9/3/1 0/1/0 26/9/3 5/2/2 1/2/0 4/2/0 0/0/0 2/0/1 1/0/0 5/1/0 19/5/4
Usage ····X··· X·o·o··· X···X··· ·X·X···· ·X·X···X ···X···X ·o··X··· ···X···X ··X····· X·o·····

NOTE: Team stats shown are for the 2011 season. Player Stats for the 2010 season. We will switch to 2011 stats on May 1st.

Orioles Batters (3.64 RS/G) vs. Twins Pitchers (4.60 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 47.Liriano*
G/S/vB
31.Burnett
G/S/vB
55.Capps
G/S/vB
37.Hoey
G/S/vB
56.Hughes*
G/S/vB
50.Mijares*
G/S/vB
36.Nathan
G/S/vB
15.Perkins*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
11.Andino G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 66/46 .295/.333/.459/.792 .900/.738 1.064 15/.421 1/1 2/1
9.Fox G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 211/94 .217/.261/.384/.645 .556/.755 .457 12/.886 0/0 7/2
27.Guerrero G/S/vP 6/.334 1/.000 4/1.000 3/1.167 ··· ··· 18/.833 3/.000 643/476 .300/.345/.496/.841 .932/.810 .881 58/.586 4/5 29/2
3.Izturis# G/S/vP 6/.666 1/no AB 6/.334 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 3/.666 2/1.000 513/361 .230/.277/.268/.545 .504/.559 .515 19/.551 11/5 1/9
10.Jones G/S/vP 4/.500 1/2.000 3/1.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 7/.310 621/457 .284/.325/.442/.767 .666/.804 .827 51/.542 7/7 19/7
25.Lee G/S/vP ··· ··· 12/.584 ··· ··· ··· 9/.873 ··· 626/452 .260/.347/.428/.774 .777/.773 .798 59/.594 1/3 19/7
21.Markakis* G/S/vP 3/1.334 1/no AB 1/.000 ··· ··· 3/.000 4/.833 9/1.378 709/499 .297/.370/.436/.805 .906/.762 .801 60/.654 7/2 12/3
18.Pie* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 308/241 .274/.305/.413/.718 .676/.730 .816 17/.588 5/2 5/1
12.Reynolds G/S/vP ··· ··· 6/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 596/427 .198/.320/.433/.753 .913/.694 .863 52/.721 7/4 32/18
1.Roberts# G/S/vP 3/.333 ··· 1/5.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 7/.333 9/.777 261/192 .278/.354/.391/.745 .801/.726 .705 61/.762 12/2 4/3
30.Scott* G/S/vP ··· ··· 8/.393 ··· ··· 2/.000 2/.000 ··· 517/403 .284/.368/.535/.902 .787/.935 1.091 36/.672 2/0 27/3
32.Wieters# G/S/vP 3/1.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 502/372 .249/.319/.377/.695 .564/.744 .670 43/.612 0/1 11/5
IP 191.2 47.2 73.0 56.1 32.2 21.2 TOTAL .228/.280/.360/.640 .569/.659 .664 .640 4/1 13/7
ERA-K/9 3.62/9.4 5.29/7.0 2.47/7.3 /0.0 3.83/5.4 3.31/7.7 /0.0 5.82/5.8 4.43/5.9

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Fox (6-3-0)
 Wieters (53-24-2)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 806/.252 211/.287 305/.265 / 252/.273 139/.268 / 98/.337 .261  Jones
 Pie
 Markakis
 Fox
 Guerrero
 Scott
0/149/0/12
70/9/2/9
0/0/159/7
13/0/0/1
1/0/17/1
14/0/0/0
OPS .670 .847 .688 .730 .768 .938 .743
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 172/.517 76/.946 146/.654 / 115/.674 62/.776 / 32/.657 .706
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 634/.713 135/.794 159/.719 / 137/.775 77/.761 / 66/1.080 .776
Road 368/.704 97/.904 122/.639 / 125/.764 65/.633 / 48/.983
Last 28d days 70/.829 11/.705 35/.548 / 26/.988 20/.483 27/.979 26/.448
HR/SB/CS 9/12/3 6/2/0 6/3/2 // 3/3/1 4/1/1 // 3/2/1 16/11/5
Usage ····X··· ····X··X oX·o·X·· ··o·oo·· ·X···o·X ·X·X·o·· o·o·X··X

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.