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Game Preview: MIN @ BOS, 7:10pm, Friday, August 3, 2012 @Fenway Park

Twins, 45-60, 45-60 4th, 12½ GB, 12 GB in WC

SP: Brian Duensing (29, LHP, 2-6, 4.53)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (2-6) 59.2 63 31 30 16 33 6 4.53
2011 (9-14) 161.2 193 102 94 52 115 21 5.23
2010 (10-3) 130.2 122 42 38 35 78 11 2.62
Last 7 GS 1-4 25.2 34 23 23 8 13 6 8.06 40
2012-07-29 CLE W 6.0 5 1 1 0 2 0 70 60
2012-07-15 OAK L 2.0 7 6 6 2 3 3 67 19
2012-07-04 @DET L 4.1 4 2 2 1 2 0 64 48
2012-06-29 KCR L 4.0 8 3 3 0 1 1 66 35
2012-06-23 @CIN L 3.0 4 4 4 2 1 1 63 34
2011-09-24 @CLE ND 5.0 3 2 2 1 4 0 80 56
2011-09-03 @LAA ND 1.1 3 5 5 2 0 1 35 26
Last 5 v.BOS 0-1 2.0 3 1 1 1 2 0 4.50 47
2011-05-07 @BOS L 2.0 3 1 1 1 2 0 33 47
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   23-32   Road:   22-28   ExtrInn: 4-2 
 vsRHP:  30-44   vsLHP:  15-16   1-Run:  18-19
 vsEast:  8-14   vsCntrl:20-21   vsWest:  8-16 IL: 9-9 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
105 Thu, Aug  2  @BOS  W   5-0       45-60  4th 12.5 gb
104 Wed, Aug  1   CHW  L   2-3       44-60  4th 13.0 gb
103 Tue, Jul 31   CHW  L   3-4       44-59  4th 12.0 gb
102 Mon, Jul 30   CHW  W   7-6       44-58  4th 11.0 gb
101 Sun, Jul 29   CLE  W   5-1       43-58  4th 12.0 gb
100 Sat, Jul 28   CLE  W  12-5       42-58  4th 13.0 gb
 99 Fri, Jul 27   CLE  W  11-0       41-58  4th 13.0 gb
 98 Wed, Jul 25  @CHW  L   2-8       40-58  5th 13.0 gb
 97 Tue, Jul 24  @CHW  L   4-11      40-57  5th 12.0 gb
 96 Mon, Jul 23  @CHW  L   4-7       40-56  5th 12.0 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20: 9-11   Last 30:15-15
RedSox, 53-53, 53-53 4th, 9 GB, 4½ GB in WC

SP: Felix Doubront (24, LHP, 10-5, 4.37)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. MIN Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (10-5) 113.1 113 62 55 46 113 17 4.37
2011 (0-0) 10.1 12 7 7 8 6 1 6.10
2010 (2-2) 25.0 27 16 12 10 23 3 4.32
Last 7 GS 3-2 40.0 43 24 21 18 32 7 4.73 47
2012-07-29 @NYY ND 6.1 4 1 1 5 8 1 109 64
2012-07-23 @TEX L 5.0 8 6 6 3 6 1 111 30
2012-07-18 CHW W 6.0 4 1 1 3 2 0 96 59
2012-07-07 NYY W 6.1 4 4 3 1 6 2 101 56
2012-07-01 @SEA ND 4.1 3 1 1 5 4 0 103 52
2012-06-25 TOR L 6.0 11 7 5 1 2 2 83 27
2012-06-20 MIA W 6.0 9 4 4 0 4 1 88 42
Has never faced MIN as starter.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   27-30   Road:   26-23   ExtrInn: 2-5 
 vsRHP:  31-41   vsLHP:  22-12   1-Run:  11-12
 vsEast: 18-24   vsCntrl:18-11   vsWest:  6-11 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
106 Thu, Aug  2   MIN  L   0-5       53-53  4th  9.0 gb
105 Wed, Aug  1   DET  L   5-7       53-52  4th  8.5 gb
104 Tue, Jul 31   DET  W   4-1  (6)  53-51  4th  7.5 gb
103 Mon, Jul 30   DET  W   7-3       52-51  4th  8.5 gb
102 Sun, Jul 29  @NYY  W   3-2 (10)  51-51  5th  9.5 gb
101 Sat, Jul 28  @NYY  W   8-6       50-51  5th 10.5 gb
100 Fri, Jul 27  @NYY  L   3-10      49-51  5th 11.5 gb
 99 Wed, Jul 25  @TEX  L   3-5       49-50  4th 10.5 gb
 98 Tue, Jul 24  @TEX  W   2-1       49-49  4th  9.5 gb
 97 Mon, Jul 23  @TEX  L   1-9       48-49  5th 10.5 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:13-17
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Thu, Aug 02, 2012 MIN  5 @BOS  0        W:Sam Deduno (3-0), L: Jon Lester (5-9), S: Glen Perkins (6)
Wed, Apr 25, 2012 BOS  7 @MIN  6        W:Clay Buchholz (2-1), L: Liam Hendriks (0-1), S: Alfredo Aceves (4)
Tue, Apr 24, 2012 BOS 11 @MIN  2        W:Josh Beckett (2-2), L: Nick Blackburn (0-2), S: none
Mon, Apr 23, 2012 BOS  6 @MIN  5        W:Daniel Bard (1-2), L: Matt Capps (0-1), S: Alfredo Aceves (3)

Wed, Aug 10, 2011 MIN  5  BOS  2        W:Glen Perkins (4-2), L: Jon Lester (11-6), S: Joe Nathan (9)
Tue, Aug 09, 2011 BOS  4 @MIN  3        W:Matt Albers (4-3), L: Matt Capps (3-6), S: Jonathan Papelbon (26)
Mon, Aug 08, 2011 BOS  8 @MIN  6        W:Alfredo Aceves (8-1), L: Glen Perkins (3-2), S: Jonathan Papelbon (25)
Mon, May 09, 2011 BOS  2  MIN  1 (11)   W:Hideki Okajima (1-0), L: Jim Hoey (0-1), S: none
Sun, May 08, 2011 BOS  9  MIN  5        W:Daisuke Matsuzaka (3-3), L: Carl Pavano (2-4), S: none
Sat, May 07, 2011 BOS  4  MIN  0        W:Clay Buchholz (3-3), L: Brian Duensing (2-2), S: none
Season Series: 2012 - BOS over 3-1; 2011 - BOS won 5-2; 2010 - BOS won 3-2; All-Time - BOS leads 953-920

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 (4.38 RS/G) vs. RedSox Pitchers (4.58 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 61.Doubront*
G/S/vB
91.Aceves
G/S/vB
32.Breslow*
G/S/vB
37.Melancon
G/S/vB
30.Miller*
G/S/vB
46.Morales*
G/S/vB
44.Padilla
G/S/vB
63.Tazawa
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
41.Butera G/S/vP ··· 3/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 84/62 .218/.274/.321/.594 .139/.760 .721 17/.301 0/0 1/0
8.Carroll G/S/vP 2/.000 1/.000 2/.000 1/.000 ··· 3/.666 16/.802 ··· 372/276 .234/.318/.277/.595 .748/.542 .519 69/.571 6/3 0/6
12.Casilla# G/S/vP ··· 3/.333 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 10/.300 ··· 234/179 .223/.259/.293/.552 .687/.510 .422 46/.444 13/1 0/7
18.Doumit# G/S/vP ··· 2/2.000 1/.000 2/.000 ··· 2/.000 3/1.667 ··· 341/238 .285/.337/.459/.796 .686/.845 .840 86/.819 0/0 10/1
20.Dozier G/S/vP ··· 1/5.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 302/230 .244/.275/.339/.614 .763/.565 .592 87/.652 9/2 5/15
19.Mastroianni G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 96/61 .262/.347/.393/.740 .698/.765 .754 19/.845 12/2 2/2
7.Mauer* G/S/vP ··· 3/.666 7/1.071 ··· 7/.286 4/.500 16/.450 ··· 416/281 .321/.414/.437/.851 .866/.844 .856 95/.787 5/2 6/3
33.Morneau* G/S/vP ··· 5/.000 4/1.250 ··· 7/.629 2/.000 21/.841 ··· 351/226 .260/.322/.451/.773 .495/.933 .846 82/.840 1/0 13/2
11.Revere* G/S/vP ··· 4/.000 2/no AB ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 311/213 .318/.352/.381/.732 .798/.702 .657 95/.732 25/5 0/0
2.Span* G/S/vP ··· 8/.500 3/1.000 ··· 1/no AB 1/2.000 7/.453 ··· 433/293 .296/.359/.401/.760 .745/.767 .564 94/.884 12/6 3/4
22.Valencia G/S/vP ··· 6/.833 2/.000 ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· 127/89 .205/.220/.320/.540 .572/.527 .389 24/.746 0/1 2/3
16.Willingham G/S/vP ··· 3/.333 ··· ··· 2/.500 1/.000 2/2.000 ··· 434/308 .266/.378/.553/.931 1.114/.857 .800 97/.991 2/1 27/3
IP 113.1 54.0 44.2 22.2 26.2 57.0 37.2 16.2 TOTAL .264/.330/.401/.731 .772/.714 .656 .760 86/26 91/64
ERA-K/9 4.37/9.0 3.83/8.0 2.62/8.9 8.34/6.3 3.04/10.8 3.32/9.5 3.82/9.8 1.08/8.1 4.29/7.2

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Butera (15-5-2)
 Doumit (17-5-2)
 Mauer (32-5-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 493/.257 225/.226 185/.232 103/.297 103/.200 240/.221 162/.284 65/.246 .256  Willingham
 Span
 Revere
 Mastroianni
 Doumit
90/0/0/6
0/95/0/2
2/11/57/2
13/1/18/1
5/0/6/0
OPS .770 .643 .665 .898 .589 .652 .775 .560 .735
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 145/.691 125/.625 76/.642 49/1.088 65/.350 89/.475 78/.749 25/.612 .717
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 348/.803 100/.663 109/.679 54/.722 38/1.012 151/.755 84/.798 40/.527 .749
Home 236/.842 125/.701 105/.756 61/1.005 55/.501 110/.859 70/.778 48/.522
Last 28d days 100/.729 51/.686 30/.464 41/.823 27/.741 63/.868 26/.846 38/.631
HR/SB/CS 17/13/2 5/3/0 5/0/2 6/0/1 3/0/0 6/3/2 3/1/1 0/2/1 113/74/23
Usage ····X··· X···Xo·· ·X·o··X· ·o····X· ·X··XoX· ··o···X· ···X·o·· ·X······
RedSox Batters (4.86 RS/G) vs. Twins Pitchers (5.14 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 52.Duensing*
G/S/vB
31.Burnett
G/S/vB
61.Burton
G/S/vB
38.De Vries
G/S/vB
50.Fien
G/S/vB
60.Gray
G/S/vB
49.Manship
G/S/vB
67.Perdomo
G/S/vB
15.Perkins*
G/S/vB
64.Robertson*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
3.Aviles G/S/vP 17/.580 5/.400 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 1/no AB ··· 11/.864 ··· 399/278 .252/.275/.395/.670 .789/.620 .655 62/.570 10/4 10/10
77.Ciriaco G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 78/51 .329/.338/.421/.759 .593/.849 .801 78/.759 6/0 0/1
13.Crawford* G/S/vP 6/.167 3/.666 ··· ··· ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· 5/.400 ··· 58/33 .222/.276/.370/.646 .628/.660 .730 58/.646 2/0 2/1
2.Ellsbury* G/S/vP 2/1.500 2/2.500 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· 6/.400 ··· 113/69 .262/.327/.359/.687 .629/.725 .808 83/.727 3/0 1/0
28.Gonzalez* G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 9/.347 ··· 443/281 .302/.345/.447/.793 .843/.762 .864 82/1.029 0/0 10/4
55.Kalish* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 70/58 .212/.243/.242/.485 .697/.442 .499 11/.282 1/1 0/2
60.Lavarnway G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 4/3 .000/.250/.000/.250 .000/.333 .250 4/.250 0/0 0/0
64.Middlebrooks G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 258/167 .296/.326/.514/.840 .965/.774 .829 73/.760 3/1 13/9
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 1/no AB 5/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 7/.286 ··· 394/265 .263/.318/.402/.720 .711/.725 .705 56/.683 6/4 9/2
5.Punto# G/S/vP ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 126/106 .210/.315/.286/.600 .426/.634 .501 15/.967 4/0 1/2
7.Ross G/S/vP 3/.000 1/.000 2/1.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 2/1.000 ··· 302/207 .262/.336/.517/.852 1.090/.745 .956 82/.698 1/1 16/0
39.Saltalamacchia# G/S/vP 2/1.000 1/2.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 5/.400 ··· 299/255 .233/.288/.502/.789 .591/.824 .771 60/.602 0/1 20/6
10.Shoppach G/S/vP 10/.200 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/2.000 3/.000 1/2.000 ··· 5/1.000 ··· 138/61 .258/.346/.508/.854 .823/.893 .991 33/.770 1/0 5/3
IP 59.2 50.2 42.0 52.0 12.1 41.2 10.2 0.2 47.2 10.1 TOTAL .265/.324/.434/.758 .776/.750 .796 .715 47/17 122/60
ERA-K/9 4.53/5.0 2.84/3.7 2.36/7.7 3.98/6.2 1.46/6.6 5.62/4.3 10.97/4.2 0.00/0.0 2.83/10.4 7.84/12.2 4.82/5.9

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Lavarnway (0-0-0)
 Saltalamacchia (57-14-5)
 Shoppach (17-9-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 252/.272 205/.224 166/.200 221/.245 48/.178 192/.278 52/.375 7/.250 202/.257 45/.275 .276  Ross
 Gonzalez
 Ciriaco
 Crawford
 Kalish
 Ellsbury
21/7/51/5
0/0/18/1
0/0/1/0
15/0/0/0
0/18/2/0
0/26/0/0
OPS .732 .594 .567 .759 .496 .809 1.078 .821 .684 .858 .780
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 95/.489 75/.471 63/.781 98/.644 15/.267 73/.964 25/.879 5/.600 71/.638 29/.723 .766
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 157/.876 130/.655 103/.443 123/.848 33/.606 119/.715 27/1.251 2/1.000 131/.708 16/1.115 .789
Road 123/.721 108/.673 70/.527 105/.752 24/.610 88/.896 14/1.654 / 86/.563 12/1.417
Last 28d days 64/.898 42/.687 29/.541 121/.722 48/.496 35/1.199 / 7/.821 45/.617 24/.883
HR/SB/CS 6/0/0 3/5/0 4/4/0 12/2/1 0/0/0 6/5/1 4/0/0 0/0/0 4/1/2 3/0/1 137/64/15
Usage ····X··· ·o·oo··· ·o·Xo··· ···X···· o··X·o·· ··X····· ········ ·····X·· X··oo··· ·····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.