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Game Preview: MIN @ LAA, 10:05pm, Tuesday, May 1, 2012 @Angel Stadium of Anaheim

Twins, 6-16, 6-16 5th, 6 GB, 7½ GB in WC

SP: Francisco Liriano (28, LHP, 0-3, 11.02)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. LAA Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (0-3) 16.1 25 22 20 13 12 3 11.02
2011 (9-10) 134.1 125 81 76 75 112 14 5.09
2010 (14-10) 191.2 184 77 77 58 201 9 3.62
Last 7 GS 2-3 31.1 39 29 26 20 24 5 7.47 39
2012-04-22 @TBR L 5.0 3 5 5 4 4 1 86 41
2012-04-17 @NYY L 2.1 7 5 5 4 2 0 76 21
2012-04-12 LAA ND 5.0 7 6 5 3 2 1 91 30
2012-04-07 @BAL L 4.0 8 6 5 2 4 1 74 26
2011-08-25 BAL ND 2.0 2 1 1 3 2 0 42 47
2011-08-20 NYY W 7.0 3 1 0 3 6 0 108 72
2011-08-15 @DET W 6.0 9 5 5 1 4 2 94 37
Last 5 v.LAA 1-2 21.1 26 19 18 11 14 5 7.59 38
2012-04-12 LAA ND 5.0 7 6 5 3 2 1 91 30
2011-08-04 @LAA L 5.0 10 7 7 2 5 1 94 22
2009-07-24 @LAA L 5.1 8 6 6 2 3 3 87 29
2006-05-31 @LAA W 6.0 1 0 0 4 4 0 104 70
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    3-8    Road:    3-8    ExtrInn: 0-0 
 vsRHP:   4-10   vsLHP:   2-6    1-Run:   4-6 
 vsEast:  3-10   vsCntrl: 1-1    vsWest:  2-5  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 22 Mon, Apr 30  @LAA  L   3-4        6-16  5th  6.0 gb
 21 Sun, Apr 29   KCR  W   7-4        6-15  4th  5.5 gb
 20 Fri, Apr 27   KCR  L   6-7        5-15  5th  6.0 gb
 19 Wed, Apr 25   BOS  L   6-7        5-14  4th  5.5 gb
 18 Tue, Apr 24   BOS  L   2-11       5-13  4th  5.5 gb
 17 Mon, Apr 23   BOS  L   5-6        5-12  4th  5.5 gb
 16 Sun, Apr 22  @TBR  L   2-6        5-11  4th  5.0 gb
 15 Sat, Apr 21  @TBR  L   1-4        5-10  4th  5.0 gb
 14 Fri, Apr 20  @TBR  W   5-4        5-9   4th  4.5 gb
 13 Thu, Apr 19  @NYY  L   6-7        4-9   4th  5.0 gb
 Last 10: 2-8    Last 20: 6-14   Last 30: 6-16
Angels, 8-15, 8-15 4th, 9 GB, 6 GB in WC

SP: Jerome Williams (30, RHP, 1-1, 5.51)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. MIN Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (1-1) 16.1 17 10 10 7 13 1 5.51
2011 (4-0) 44.0 45 20 18 15 28 6 3.68
2007 (0-5) 30.0 34 26 24 18 15 6 7.20
Last 7 GS 3-1 41.1 36 17 15 18 27 2 3.27 53
2012-04-26 @TBR ND 7.0 5 2 2 3 6 0 104 62
2012-04-20 BAL W 6.2 7 3 3 1 6 1 102 53
2012-04-15 @NYY L 2.2 5 5 5 3 1 0 47 26
2011-09-24 OAK W 6.1 5 1 1 2 2 0 97 59
2011-09-19 @TOR ND 6.1 6 2 0 3 3 0 90 57
2011-09-13 @OAK ND 4.1 7 3 3 5 4 0 97 36
2011-09-07 SEA W 8.0 1 1 1 1 5 1 84 80
Last 5 v.MIN 0-0 6.2 5 3 3 3 6 0 4.05 55
2003-06-04 MIN ND 6.2 5 3 3 3 6 0 93 55
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    5-6    Road:    3-9    ExtrInn: 0-1 
 vsRHP:   6-9    vsLHP:   2-6    1-Run:   2-6 
 vsEast:  3-6    vsCntrl: 4-6    vsWest:  1-3  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 23 Mon, Apr 30   MIN  W   4-3        8-15  4th  9.0 gb
 22 Sun, Apr 29  @CLE  L   0-4        7-15  4th  9.0 gb
 21 Sat, Apr 28  @CLE  W   2-1        7-14  4th  9.0 gb
 20 Fri, Apr 27  @CLE  L   2-3        6-14  4th  9.0 gb
 19 Thu, Apr 26  @TBR  L   3-4        6-13  4th  9.0 gb
 18 Wed, Apr 25  @TBR  L   2-3        6-12  4th  8.5 gb
 17 Tue, Apr 24  @TBR  L   0-5        6-11  4th  7.5 gb
 16 Sun, Apr 22   BAL  L   2-3 (10)   6-10  4th  7.0 gb
 15 Sat, Apr 21   BAL  W   6-3        6-9   4th  6.0 gb
 14 Fri, Apr 20   BAL  W   6-3        5-9   4th  6.5 gb
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20: 7-13   Last 30: 8-15
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Mon, Apr 30, 2012 LAA  4  MIN  3        W:C.J. Wilson (3-2), L: Nick Blackburn (0-3), S: Scott Downs (2)
Thu, Apr 12, 2012 MIN 10  LAA  9        W:Jeff Gray (2-0), L: Rich Thompson (0-1), S: Matt Capps (2)
Wed, Apr 11, 2012 MIN  6  LAA  5        W:Jeff Gray (1-0), L: Hisanori Takahashi (0-1), S: Matt Capps (1)
Mon, Apr 09, 2012 LAA  5 @MIN  1        W:C.J. Wilson (1-0), L: Nick Blackburn (0-1), S: none

Sun, Sep 04, 2011 LAA  4  MIN  1        W:Joel Pineiro (6-6), L: Kevin Slowey (0-4), S: Jordan Walden (28)
Sat, Sep 03, 2011 LAA 10  MIN  6        W:Jered Weaver (16-7), L: Phil Dumatrait (1-3), S: none
Fri, Sep 02, 2011 MIN 13 @LAA  5        W:Carl Pavano (7-11), L: Tyler Chatwood (6-10), S: none
Thu, Aug 04, 2011 LAA  7  MIN  1        W:Dan Haren (12-6), L: Francisco Liriano (7-9), S: none
Wed, Aug 03, 2011 MIN 11 @LAA  4        W:Anthony Swarzak (3-3), L: Joel Pineiro (5-6), S: none
Tue, Aug 02, 2011 LAA  5  MIN  1        W:Ervin Santana (7-8), L: Brian Duensing (8-9), S: none
Season Series: 2012 - tied 2-2; 2011 - LAA won 6-3; 2010 - MIN won 5-2; All-Time - LAA leads 349-325

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 2012 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
Twins Batters (3.95 RS/G) vs. Angels Pitchers (4.09 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 57.Williams
G/S/vB
52.Carpenter
G/S/vB
37.Downs*
G/S/vB
32.Hawkins
G/S/vB
55.Isringhausen
G/S/vB
40.Jepsen
G/S/vB
21.Takahashi*
G/S/vB
51.Walden
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
37.Burroughs* G/S/vP 15/.619 ··· 1/.000 3/.333 4/2.250 ··· ··· ··· 18/15 .118/.167/.176/.343 .000/.414 .282 18/.343 0/0 0/0
8.Carroll G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 3/.333 5/1.800 6/.167 2/.500 7/.286 2/.000 97/65 .214/.320/.250/.570 .566/.571 .494 97/.570 1/1 0/1
12.Casilla# G/S/vP ··· ··· 4/.500 4/.500 ··· ··· 2/1.500 1/no AB 62/39 .300/.323/.367/.689 .980/.520 .740 62/.689 5/0 0/1
18.Doumit# G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 7/1.071 4/.750 1/.000 ··· ··· 68/41 .250/.265/.344/.608 .630/.594 .487 68/.608 0/0 1/1
7.Mauer* G/S/vP ··· ··· 14/.891 4/1.000 ··· 4/.500 2/1.000 2/no AB 93/63 .325/.419/.438/.857 1.150/.724 .755 93/.857 2/0 1/2
33.Morneau* G/S/vP ··· ··· 16/.393 6/1.100 1/.000 6/.900 2/2.000 2/1.000 83/57 .230/.313/.459/.773 .192/1.067 1.162 83/.773 0/0 4/1
27.Parmelee* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/3.000 1/4.000 ··· 58/42 .245/.310/.358/.669 .837/.611 .681 58/.669 0/0 0/0
24.Plouffe G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 3/.666 40/16 .121/.275/.242/.517 .702/.259 .322 40/.517 0/0 1/2
2.Span* G/S/vP ··· ··· 8/.750 2/1.500 ··· 3/.000 3/.666 1/2.000 98/65 .330/.378/.418/.795 .739/.821 .505 98/.795 3/2 0/1
36.Thomas* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· 23/16 .182/.217/.364/.581 .619/.563 .433 23/.581 0/0 1/0
22.Valencia G/S/vP 1/no AB ··· ··· 2/2.000 ··· 3/1.334 3/.000 ··· 77/53 .253/.260/.387/.646 .728/.610 .494 77/.646 0/1 1/2
16.Willingham G/S/vP 10/1.389 ··· 5/.000 5/1.550 7/.572 3/3.500 4/1.167 2/2.500 85/60 .347/.447/.681/1.128 1.186/1.096 .837 85/1.128 1/0 5/2
IP 16.1 6.2 9.1 7.2 7.2 7.0 6.1 4.1 TOTAL .264/.329/.393/.722 .741/.713 .624 .722 13/4 14/14
ERA-K/9 5.51/7.2 4.05/6.7 0.00/3.9 1.17/4.7 2.35/7.0 10.29/5.1 9.95/4.3 8.31/12.6 3.97/7.3

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Doumit (4-1-0)
 Mauer (12-2-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 71/.274 27/.250 36/.182 34/.267 35/.185 32/.346 31/.345 23/.263 .250  Willingham
 Span
 Thomas
 Plouffe
 Doumit
 Parmelee
19/0/0/2
0/22/0/1
3/1/8/1
0/0/8/1
0/0/5/0
1/0/2/0
OPS .804 .588 .434 .633 .760 .958 .939 .918 .705
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 34/.947 16/.661 17/.812 20/.433 18/1.054 22/.947 19/.895 13/1.280 .717
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 37/.680 11/.482 19/.108 14/.917 17/.502 10/.967 12/1.017 10/.425 .690
Home 28/.730 6/.333 22/.465 22/.714 13/.413 13/.685 8/.500 17/.796
Last 28d days 71/.804 27/.588 36/.434 34/.633 35/.760 32/.958 31/.939 23/.918
HR/SB/CS 1/2/0 0/2/1 0/0/0 0/1/0 1/2/0 1/0/0 1/1/0 1/1/0 24/22/6
Usage ····X··· ···o··X· o·o·X··· o··X···· ·····X·· ·o·o···· ···o··X· ····o···
Angels Batters (3.48 RS/G) vs. Twins Pitchers (5.64 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 47.Liriano*
G/S/vB
31.Burnett
G/S/vB
61.Burton
G/S/vB
55.Capps
G/S/vB
52.Duensing*
G/S/vB
60.Gray
G/S/vB
44.Maloney*
G/S/vB
15.Perkins*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
2.Aybar# G/S/vP 6/.533 1/.000 ··· 4/.500 10/.425 6/1.500 ··· 12/.764 87/58 .210/.247/.259/.506 .629/.447 .608 87/.506 1/0 0/4
25.Bourjos G/S/vP 5/1.600 2/2.000 1/.000 1/.000 8/1.250 6/1.417 ··· 1/.000 53/32 .167/.231/.250/.481 .488/.476 .414 53/.481 1/1 1/0
6.Callaspo# G/S/vP 16/.823 3/.333 2/.000 6/.334 14/.762 5/.800 3/2.667 11/.637 46/32 .182/.217/.182/.399 .962/.158 .594 46/.399 0/0 0/0
48.Hunter G/S/vP 6/.900 4/.500 1/.000 3/1.667 7/1.262 5/.600 ··· 8/.750 92/66 .294/.348/.447/.795 .703/.825 .784 92/.795 0/0 3/1
17.Iannetta G/S/vP 3/.667 2/2.500 ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 61/45 .241/.328/.481/.809 .330/.978 .707 61/.809 0/1 3/0
13.Izturis# G/S/vP 7/1.071 5/.200 ··· 1/.000 4/.500 5/.200 ··· ··· 48/35 .250/.375/.300/.675 .718/.657 .377 48/.675 5/0 0/1
47.Kendrick G/S/vP 9/.944 3/.333 ··· 3/1.000 11/1.336 7/.286 ··· 12/.417 86/60 .241/.267/.398/.665 .629/.680 .708 86/.665 2/1 2/1
8.Morales# G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 2/.500 2/.000 ··· ··· 8/1.125 71/60 .299/.338/.388/.726 .182/.830 1.071 71/.726 0/0 1/
5.Pujols G/S/vP 6/.167 1/.000 8/.393 12/1.227 ··· ··· 2/1.500 5/.600 98/71 .217/.265/.304/.570 .462/.610 .769 98/.570 0/0 0/0
27.Trout G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 2/.500 ··· ··· 12/12 .091/.167/.182/.348 /.348 .750 12/.348 0/0 0/0
44.Trumbo G/S/vP 6/2.467 2/.000 ··· 3/1.334 4/2.500 5/.900 ··· 1/.000 51/28 .304/.373/.543/.916 1.119/.732 .745 51/.916 1/0 3/3
10.Wells G/S/vP 13/.693 1/.000 2/1.000 4/.000 10/1.125 4/1.417 ··· 10/.522 82/56 .225/.244/.425/.669 .472/.759 .677 82/.669 0/0 4/0
46.Wilson G/S/vP 2/2.000 1/2.000 ··· ··· 3/1.500 1/.000 ··· ··· 18/10 .200/.333/.200/.533 .542/.522 .629 18/.533 0/0 0/1
IP 16.1 12.2 10.0 8.0 8.2 9.2 10.1 8.1 TOTAL .236/.290/.358/.648 .626/.657 .698 .648 10/3 17/14
ERA-K/9 11.02/6.6 1.42/2.8 2.70/8.1 5.63/3.4 4.15/5.2 1.86/5.6 7.84/4.4 6.48/10.8 5.64/5.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Iannetta (16-4-1)
 Wilson (6-2-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 85/.368 54/.250 36/.094 34/.273 35/.250 44/.194 48/.333 37/.313 .289  Hunter
 Bourjos
 Trumbo
 Wells
 Trout
0/0/21/3
0/17/0/1
2/0/2/0
18/6/0/0
1/2/0/0
OPS 1.047 .654 .476 .779 .596 .619 .976 .892 .828
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 13/.862 20/.763 13/1.350 16/.250 17/.423 14/.812 19/1.009 11/1.232 .819
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 72/1.079 34/.586 23/.087 18/1.268 18/.764 30/.533 29/.953 26/.755 .834
Road 60/1.092 28/.757 16/.721 11/.636 18/.444 26/.791 27/.796 12/.633
Last 28d days 85/1.047 54/.654 36/.476 34/.779 35/.596 44/.619 48/.976 37/.892
HR/SB/CS 3/6/0 1/1/0 2/1/0 2/2/0 0/0/0 1/1/0 2/2/0 1/1/1 34/16/3
Usage ········ o··o··X· oo···o·o ·X·····X ···X···o ···X··X· ···o··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.