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Game Preview: TOR @ MIN, 2:10pm, Sunday, May 15, 2011 @Target Field

Blue Jays, 19-20, 19-20 3rd, 4 GB, 2½ GB in WC

SP: Brandon Morrow (26, RHP, 1-2, 4.71)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. MIN Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (1-2) 21.0 17 11 11 10 29 1 4.71
2010 (10-7) 146.1 136 76 73 66 178 11 4.49
2009 (2-4) 69.2 66 38 34 44 63 10 4.39
Last 7 GS 2-3 36.0 32 19 19 16 54 2 4.75 53
2011-05-09 DET L 3.1 3 5 5 3 6 0 71 37
2011-05-04 @TBR W 6.1 5 1 1 4 7 0 107 62
2011-04-28 @TEX ND 6.0 6 2 2 1 6 0 107 57
2011-04-23 TBR L 5.1 3 3 3 2 10 1 93 58
2010-09-03 @NYY L 3.0 6 5 5 3 4 0 71 28
2010-08-28 DET W 6.0 5 1 1 1 9 1 98 66
2010-08-23 NYY ND 6.0 4 2 2 2 12 0 104 66
Has never faced MIN as starter.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    9-8    Road:   10-12   ExtrInn: 5-1 
 vsRHP:  13-16   vsLHP:   6-4    1-Run:   6-8 
 vsEast:  7-10   vsCntrl: 5-4    vsWest:  7-6  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 39 Sat, May 14  @MIN  W   9-3 (11)  19-20  3rd  4.0 gb
 38 Fri, May 13  @MIN  W   2-0       18-20  3rd  5.0 gb
 37 Wed, May 11   BOS  W   9-3       17-20  3rd  4.5 gb
 36 Tue, May 10   BOS  W   7-6 (10)  16-20  4th  5.5 gb
 35 Mon, May  9   DET  L   5-10      15-20  4th  5.5 gb
 34 Sun, May  8   DET  L   2-5       15-19  4th  5.0 gb
 33 Sat, May  7   DET  L   0-9       15-18  3rd  4.0 gb
 32 Fri, May  6   DET  W   7-4       15-17  3rd  4.0 gb
 31 Thu, May  5  @TBR  L   1-3       14-17  4th  4.0 gb
 30 Wed, May  4  @TBR  W   3-2       14-16  4th  4.0 gb
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:14-16
Twins, 12-25, 12-25 5th, 12 GB, 8½ GB in WC

SP: Brian Duensing (28, LHP, 2-2, 3.32)

2011 Gamelogs / 2011 Splits / vs. TOR Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (2-2) 38.0 40 16 14 14 25 3 3.32
2010 (10-3) 130.2 122 42 38 35 78 11 2.62
2009 (5-2) 84.0 84 37 34 31 53 7 3.64
Last 7 GS 2-2 41.0 44 18 16 14 28 4 3.51 52
2011-05-07 @BOS L 2.0 3 1 1 1 2 0 33 47
2011-04-30 @KCR L 7.0 8 3 2 2 6 1 99 55
2011-04-23 CLE W 7.0 5 1 1 1 3 0 90 65
2011-04-17 @TBR W 7.0 7 2 2 2 5 0 111 58
2011-04-12 KCR ND 6.0 8 3 2 2 2 0 102 46
2011-04-05 @NYY ND 7.0 6 4 4 2 7 2 103 54
2010-10-02 TOR ND 5.0 7 4 4 4 3 1 89 36
Last 5 v.TOR 0-0 10.0 13 7 7 6 5 1 6.30 40
2010-10-02 TOR ND 5.0 7 4 4 4 3 1 89 36
2009-09-08 @TOR ND 5.0 6 3 3 2 2 0 90 43
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    4-10   Road:    8-15   ExtrInn: 2-3 
 vsRHP:   7-18   vsLHP:   5-7    1-Run:   7-8 
 vsEast:  6-17   vsCntrl: 5-6    vsWest:  1-2  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 37 Sat, May 14   TOR  L   3-9 (11)  12-25  5th 12.0 gb
 36 Fri, May 13   TOR  L   0-2       12-24  5th 11.5 gb
 35 Wed, May 11   DET  L   7-9       12-23  5th 11.0 gb
 34 Tue, May 10   DET  L   2-10      12-22  5th 11.0 gb
 33 Mon, May  9  @BOS  L   1-2 (11)  12-21  5th 10.0 gb
 32 Sun, May  8  @BOS  L   5-9       12-20  4th  9.5 gb
 31 Sat, May  7  @BOS  L   0-4       12-19  4th  9.5 gb
 30 Fri, May  6  @BOS  W   9-2       12-18  4th  8.5 gb
 29 Wed, May  4  @CHW  W   3-2       11-18  4th  9.0 gb
 28 Tue, May  3  @CHW  W   1-0       10-18  4th 10.0 gb
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 6-14   Last 30: 9-21
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sat, May 14, 2011 TOR  9 @MIN  3 (11)   W:Jon Rauch (2-2), L: Glen Perkins (0-1), S: none
Fri, May 13, 2011 TOR  2 @MIN  0        W:Ricky Romero (3-4), L: Alex Burnett (0-2), S: Frank Francisco (3)
Sun, Apr 03, 2011 MIN  4 @TOR  3        W:Nick Blackburn (1-0), L: Brett Cecil (0-1), S: Joe Nathan (1)
Sat, Apr 02, 2011 TOR  6  MIN  1        W:Kyle Drabek (1-0), L: Francisco Liriano (0-1), S: none
Fri, Apr 01, 2011 TOR 13  MIN  3        W:Ricky Romero (1-0), L: Carl Pavano (0-1), S: none

Sun, Oct 03, 2010 TOR  2 @MIN  1        W:Marc Rzepczynski (4-4), L: Nick Blackburn (10-12), S: Shawn Camp (2)
Sat, Oct 02, 2010 MIN  5  TOR  4        W:Matt Capps (5-3), L: Kevin Gregg (2-6), S: none
Fri, Oct 01, 2010 TOR  6 @MIN  3        W:Ricky Romero (14-9), L: Jesse Crain (1-1), S: Kevin Gregg (37)
Thu, Sep 30, 2010 TOR 13 @MIN  2        W:Casey Janssen (5-2), L: Francisco Liriano (14-10), S: none
Thu, Jul 08, 2010 TOR  8  MIN  1        W:Brett Cecil (8-5), L: Scott Baker (7-8), S: none
Season Series: 2011 - TOR over 4-1; 2010 - TOR won 6-3; 2009 - TOR won 5-3; All-Time - TOR leads 191-151

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
Blue Jays Batters (4.46 RS/G) vs. Twins Pitchers (5.35 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 52.Duensing*
G/S/vB
31.Burnett
G/S/vB
55.Capps
G/S/vB
37.Hoey
G/S/vB
50.Mijares*
G/S/vB
36.Nathan
G/S/vB
15.Perkins*
G/S/vB
59.Slowey
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
9.Arencibia G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 3/1.667 2/.000 ··· ··· 116/84 .229/.302/.486/.787 1.147/.654 .729 73/.669 0/0 6/2
19.Bautista G/S/vP 6/1.100 3/.333 2/.000 1/5.000 2/2.500 2/5.000 9/1.333 6/2.467 145/118 .358/.517/.798/1.315 1.506/1.273 1.095 88/1.541 4/1 13/1
11.Davis G/S/vP 9/.819 2/.000 3/.000 ··· 2/.500 3/.666 3/3.000 9/.222 87/67 .232/.276/.293/.569 .633/.550 .449 55/.705 11/3 0/1
10.Encarnacion G/S/vP 5/1.400 2/.000 10/.500 ··· 5/.650 2/.000 2/1.000 6/1.000 119/90 .257/.286/.363/.649 .457/.711 .640 76/.664 1/0 0/8
5.Escobar G/S/vP 3/.666 4/1.167 3/2.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 4/.000 5/.000 162/124 .281/.356/.388/.745 .890/.700 .628 107/.647 1/0 3/3
2.Hill G/S/vP 3/.666 2/.000 2/.000 4/1.167 1/.000 10/.500 9/.111 13/.770 97/80 .216/.258/.261/.519 .180/.593 .589 35/.422 6/0 0/0
26.Lind* G/S/vP 4/.500 1/2.000 1/.000 2/.500 3/.000 5/.650 9/.666 14/1.143 140/100 .313/.343/.516/.858 .850/.862 .890 76/1.052 1/1 7/2
6.McDonald G/S/vP 2/1.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/2.000 3/.000 5/.500 5/.800 99/76 .216/.286/.341/.627 .634/.624 .588 74/.556 1/2 2/0
8.Molina G/S/vP 2/.000 2/2.500 2/1.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 5/.500 2/1.000 50/40 .250/.327/.409/.736 1.600/.514 .620 29/.494 0/0 1/0
16.Patterson* G/S/vP 2/.000 2/1.500 2/.000 ··· ··· 4/.000 2/1.000 3/1.000 122/87 .281/.314/.447/.761 .913/.700 .819 95/.729 6/4 2/0
20.Rivera G/S/vP 4/.500 ··· 2/.000 2/2.000 1/no AB 7/.629 7/.619 10/.400 137/108 .217/.314/.283/.597 .753/.556 .715 91/.722 2/2 2/0
IP 38.0 9.0 18.1 8.1 11.2 13.1 19.2 8.0 TOTAL .252/.326/.405/.731 .815/.706 .697 .740 43/14 41/26
ERA-K/9 3.32/5.9 7.00/6.0 3.93/5.4 9.72/6.5 5.40/5.4 7.43/8.1 0.92/8.2 2.25/4.5 4.88/5.8

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Arencibia (17-7-3)
 Molina (12-4-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 163/.278 47/.343 71/.215 44/.375 58/.244 62/.255 76/.231 34/.333 .275  Bautista
 Rivera
 Patterson
 Davis
0/0/30/3
13/0/4/2
6/23/0/1
0/14/6/0
OPS .740 .897 .632 1.157 .747 .870 .603 .747 .796
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 52/.551 23/1.232 34/.719 17/1.224 28/.561 34/.682 32/.496 13/.724 .789
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 111/.831 24/.551 37/.544 27/1.111 30/.950 28/1.110 44/.685 21/.762 .802
Home 66/.699 26/.830 29/.500 28/1.047 23/.923 23/.500 45/.700 /
Last 28d days 77/.758 36/.954 36/.713 44/1.157 38/.881 35/.790 50/.687 19/.757
HR/SB/CS 3/3/0 0/4/0 3/0/0 3/0/0 0/0/3 3/3/0 0/1/1 0/0/0 41/27/10
Usage ····X··X oX··X·XX o··Xo··· oo··Xo·o o··o·XX· ·X·o··X· XX·X·o·o ·······X
Twins Batters (3.14 RS/G) vs. Blue Jays Pitchers (4.38 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 23.Morrow
G/S/vB
57.Camp
G/S/vB
29.Dotel
G/S/vB
50.Francisco
G/S/vB
54.Frasor
G/S/vB
44.Janssen
G/S/vB
60.Rauch
G/S/vB
34.Rzepczynski*
G/S/vB
33.Villanueva
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
41.Butera G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 4/.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 70/60 .104/.143/.134/.277 .400/.256 .163 55/.280 0/0 0/2
12.Casilla# G/S/vP 2/1.500 1/.000 3/.667 ··· ··· 1/4.000 1/.000 ··· 2/no AB 88/65 .175/.230/.250/.480 .238/.579 .477 53/.541 3/1 0/5
5.Cuddyer G/S/vP 3/.667 7/.143 8/.500 9/.679 10/.775 5/1.400 3/.000 6/.333 10/.733 145/100 .248/.310/.368/.679 .975/.550 .688 88/.791 2/0 4/3
38.Hughes G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 73/48 .217/.260/.304/.565 .697/.494 .579 56/.632 1/0 1/1
16.Kubel* G/S/vP 3/.333 6/.500 2/5.000 2/.500 7/.762 1/2.000 1/.000 6/.583 7/1.238 150/96 .336/.393/.500/.893 .729/.985 .826 93/.902 1/0 4/0
33.Morneau* G/S/vP 3/1.167 6/1.667 4/2.417 8/.393 5/.200 1/.000 2/1.500 5/.800 7/1.143 131/81 .223/.282/.322/.605 .408/.731 .704 75/.645 0/0 1/1
24.Plouffe G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 2/2.500 1/.000 ··· 2/1.000 ··· 23/15 .316/.435/.526/.961 1.125/.872 .733 23/.961 1/0 1/0
11.Revere* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 18/16 .167/.167/.167/.333 .000/.375 1.000 18/.333 1/0 0/1
32.Rivera G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 14/7 .083/.214/.083/.298 .286/.286 .533 14/.298 0/0 0/0
2.Span* G/S/vP 2/.000 4/.500 3/.333 1/no AB 1/.000 4/.250 1/5.000 7/.453 1/.000 164/112 .293/.366/.354/.720 .699/.727 .685 102/.647 3/1 1/0
20.Tolbert# G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 1/.000 1/.000 2/.000 66/51 .177/.203/.258/.461 .607/.420 .654 46/.372 0/0 0/1
19.Valencia G/S/vP ··· 3/.000 1/no AB ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 5/.400 1/.000 147/107 .235/.313/.348/.661 .953/.552 .584 88/.690 2/2 3/3
21.Young G/S/vP 4/.000 4/.500 11/.282 5/.400 15/.266 3/.666 2/.000 4/1.250 4/1.250 72/44 .215/.264/.262/.525 .332/.652 .572 13/.413 1/0 0/1
IP 21.0 19.0 10.2 9.0 16.2 16.2 16.2 17.2 21.1 TOTAL .231/.295/.323/.617 .630/.612 .645 .625 17/4 18/24
ERA-K/9 4.71/12.4 2.37/4.3 6.75/11.8 3.00/12.0 1.62/9.7 1.62/5.9 2.70/4.9 2.55/9.2 1.69/6.3 3.88/7.8

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Butera (10-6-2)
 Rivera (4-2-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 89/.221 77/.268 53/.220 38/.156 67/.197 68/.230 64/.169 67/.183 77/.134 .243  Kubel
 Young
 Cuddyer
 Span
 Revere
3/0/18/3
17/0/0/1
0/0/20/1
0/35/0/0
3/0/0/0
OPS .615 .738 .848 .633 .613 .571 .607 .469 .473 .712
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 54/.655 42/.995 23/1.545 26/.908 31/.469 38/.437 37/.641 38/.415 34/.610 .788
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 35/.552 35/.425 30/.452 12/.083 36/.740 30/.746 27/.556 29/.535 43/.367 .644
Road 52/.619 40/.816 37/.853 18/.289 30/.348 28/.332 34/.750 38/.415 35/.305
Last 28d days 89/.615 47/.733 39/.890 38/.633 38/.635 54/.549 37/.513 35/.522 44/.543
HR/SB/CS 1/5/1 1/1/1 3/0/0 2/4/0 2/5/0 0/1/2 3/0/0 0/0/1 2/2/0 38/29/11
Usage ·····X·· o····X·· o····X·o ·o·XX··· o···X·X· o··X·o·X X··ooo·· o···X·X· ····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.