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Game Preview: LAA @ MIN, 4:10pm, Monday, April 9, 2012 @Target Field

Angels, 1-2, 1-2 3rd, 1½ GB, 1½ GB in WC

SP: C.J. Wilson (31, LHP, 0-0, undef)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. MIN Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (16-7) 223.1 191 89 73 74 206 16 2.94
2010 (15-8) 204.0 161 83 76 93 170 10 3.35
2009 (5-6) 73.2 66 29 23 32 84 3 2.81
Last 7 GS 3-2 42.1 35 14 11 13 43 6 2.34 60
2011-09-26 @LAA ND 2.0 2 0 0 2 0 0 38 50
2011-09-21 @OAK ND 6.0 5 2 2 3 8 0 111 59
2011-09-16 @SEA L 6.1 6 4 1 2 8 1 116 57
2011-09-11 OAK W 8.0 5 0 0 1 11 0 111 82
2011-09-06 @TBR W 9.0 5 0 0 3 6 0 117 80
2011-09-01 TBR W 6.0 2 2 2 1 8 1 88 67
2011-08-27 LAA L 5.0 10 6 6 1 2 4 97 24
Last 5 v.MIN 2-2 28.1 33 23 21 15 18 1 6.67 40
2011-07-26 MIN ND 4.0 7 6 5 4 3 0 81 25
2011-06-10 @MIN W 7.0 8 3 3 3 1 0 110 47
2010-09-05 @MIN L 5.1 7 6 6 4 5 0 99 31
2010-08-25 MIN W 6.0 7 3 2 2 6 0 103 52
2010-05-29 @MIN L 6.0 4 5 5 2 3 1 102 45
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    1-2    Road:    0-0    ExtrInn: 0-0 
 vsRHP:   0-1    vsLHP:   1-1    1-Run:   0-0 
 vsEast:  0-0    vsCntrl: 1-2    vsWest:  0-0  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
  3 Sun, Apr  8   KCR  L   3-7        1-2   3rd  1.5 gb
  2 Sat, Apr  7   KCR  L   3-6        1-1   2nd  1.0 gb
  1 Fri, Apr  6   KCR  W   5-0        1-0   1st    Tied
 Last 10: 1-2    Last 20: 1-2    Last 30: 1-2 
Twins, 0-3, 0-3 5th, 3 GB, 2½ GB in WC

SP: Nick Blackburn (30, RHP, 0-0, undef)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. LAA Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (7-10) 148.1 183 91 74 54 76 19 4.49
2010 (10-12) 161.0 194 101 97 40 68 25 5.42
2009 (11-11) 205.2 240 103 92 41 98 25 4.03
Last 7 GS 0-4 31.0 50 30 22 21 15 4 6.39 35
2011-08-21 NYY ND 1.1 1 0 0 4 0 0 49 48
2011-08-16 @DET L 4.2 11 5 5 2 1 0 96 21
2011-08-10 BOS ND 6.2 6 1 0 2 4 0 108 62
2011-08-05 CHW L 5.1 7 4 4 6 1 2 90 33
2011-07-30 @OAK L 4.1 10 7 6 5 2 0 93 14
2011-07-25 @TEX L 2.2 11 9 6 0 0 2 65 6
2011-07-20 CLE ND 6.0 4 4 1 2 7 0 104 59
Last 5 v.LAA 1-2 28.0 44 23 20 9 11 3 6.43 35
2010-04-06 @LAA W 6.2 8 3 3 4 4 1 103 46
2009-07-31 LAA ND 6.2 12 4 4 0 4 1 106 38
2009-07-25 @LAA L 3.2 6 6 6 1 0 1 70 24
2009-04-17 LAA ND 6.1 8 4 4 2 3 0 106 42
2008-08-23 @LAA L 4.2 10 6 3 2 0 0 79 24
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    0-0    Road:    0-3    ExtrInn: 0-0 
 vsRHP:   0-3    vsLHP:   0-0    1-Run:   0-0 
 vsEast:  0-3    vsCntrl: 0-0    vsWest:  0-0  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
  3 Sun, Apr  8  @BAL  L   1-3        0-3   5th  3.0 gb
  2 Sat, Apr  7  @BAL  L   2-8        0-2   4th  2.0 gb
  1 Fri, Apr  6  @BAL  L   2-4        0-1   2nd  1.0 gb
 Last 10: 0-3    Last 20: 0-3    Last 30: 0-3 
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
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
Sun, May 29, 2011 LAA  6 @MIN  5        W:Dan Haren (5-3), L: Carl Pavano (2-5), S: Jordan Walden (12)
Sat, May 28, 2011 MIN  1  LAA  0 (10)   W:Alex Burnett (1-3), L: Hisanori Takahashi (1-1), S: none
Fri, May 27, 2011 LAA  6 @MIN  5        W:Scott Downs (3-1), L: Jim Hoey (0-2), S: Jordan Walden (11)
Sun, Aug 22, 2010 MIN  4  LAA  0        W:Scott Baker (11-9), L: Jered Weaver (11-9), S: none
Season Series: 2012 -  0-0; 2011 - LAA won 6-3; 2010 - MIN won 5-2; All-Time - LAA leads 347-323

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

For the 2011 season

NOTE: Team stats shown are for the 2012 season. Player Stats for the 2011 season. We will switch to 2012 stats on May 1st.

Angels Batters (3.67 RS/G) vs. Twins Pitchers (5.00 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 53.Blackburn
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
62.Hendriks
G/S/vB
44.Maloney*
G/S/vB
15.Perkins*
G/S/vB
51.Swarzak
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
53.Abreu* G/S/vP 21/1.259 3/.333 ··· 3/.000 8/.000 6/.334 ··· ··· 16/1.339 10/.522 585/418 .253/.353/.365/.717 .598/.766 .707 4/.917 21/5 8/1
19.Amarista* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 56/49 .154/.182/.250/.432 .000/.491 .608 0/ 0/0 0/2
2.Aybar# G/S/vP 18/.368 ··· ··· 4/.500 10/.425 6/1.500 ··· ··· 10/.844 10/.400 605/405 .279/.322/.421/.743 .607/.807 .794 13/.615 30/6 10/13
25.Bourjos G/S/vP ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 7/1.143 5/1.800 ··· ··· 1/.000 5/.600 552/362 .271/.327/.438/.765 .840/.725 .705 7/.571 22/9 12/4
6.Callaspo# G/S/vP 18/.918 3/.333 1/.000 3/.666 14/.762 5/.800 ··· 3/2.667 11/.637 4/.500 536/376 .288/.366/.375/.740 .730/.745 .804 3/.000 8/1 6/15
48.Hunter G/S/vP 13/1.308 3/.666 ··· 1/.000 7/1.262 5/.600 ··· ··· 7/.572 5/.400 649/451 .262/.336/.429/.765 .886/.715 .693 13/.558 5/7 23/3
17.Iannetta G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 426/314 .238/.370/.414/.785 .990/.718 .587 7/.929 6/3 14/2
13.Izturis# G/S/vP 9/.555 3/.333 ··· 1/.000 3/.333 5/.200 ··· ··· ··· 10/.200 494/315 .276/.334/.388/.722 .780/.687 .821 1/.000 9/6 5/8
47.Kendrick G/S/vP 15/1.109 2/.500 ··· 3/1.000 11/1.336 6/.334 ··· ··· 10/.500 3/.000 583/384 .285/.338/.464/.802 .840/.782 .867 13/1.045 14/6 18/5
8.Morales# G/S/vP 11/.455 ··· ··· 1/no AB 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 7/1.286 5/1.400 / /// / 12/.917 / /
5.Pujols G/S/vP ··· ··· 7/.453 11/1.155 ··· ··· ··· 2/1.500 3/1.000 ··· 651/527 .299/.366/.541/.906 .946/.897 .868 13/.962 9/1 37/14
44.Trumbo G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/1.000 4/2.500 5/.900 ··· ··· 1/.000 2/.000 573/385 .254/.291/.477/.768 .748/.778 .771 7/.857 9/4 29/10
10.Wells G/S/vP 3/.000 1/.000 1/.000 2/.000 10/1.125 4/1.417 ··· ··· 9/.583 1/.000 529/357 .218/.248/.412/.660 .851/.569 .749 13/.538 9/4 25/3
46.Wilson G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/1.500 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 127/62 .189/.252/.288/.540 .730/.345 .533 2/.500 0/2 1/1
IP 148.1 50.2 4.2 65.2 161.2 48.1 23.1 18.2 61.2 102.0 TOTAL .290/.333/.410/.743 .506/.944 .743 0/1 1/4
ERA-K/9 4.49/4.6 5.51/5.9 3.86/5.7 4.25/4.7 5.23/6.4 4.28/4.3 6.17/6.2 9.16/6.3 2.48/9.5 4.32/4.9 5.25/4.5

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Iannetta (70-30-8)
 Wilson (25-10-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 670/.305 225/.263 23/.316 274/.262 711/.299 215/.275 100/.312 96/.409 253/.244 441/.275 .275  Hunter
 Bourjos
 Wells
 Abreu
 Kendrick
 Amarista
 Trumbo
0/1/136/15
0/147/0/7
111/12/10/4
18/0/10/2
23/0/0/1
8/0/0/1
1/0/10/0
OPS .830 .749 .988 .726 .833 .758 .866 1.182 .644 .724 .847
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 352/.794 91/.692 8/1.625 129/.765 187/.522 97/.695 58/.842 28/1.162 101/.589 244/.690 .889
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 318/.869 134/.789 15/.670 145/.689 524/.947 118/.811 42/.899 68/1.190 152/.681 197/.766 .819
Home 338/.767 131/.706 19/1.111 151/.717 365/.902 103/.725 52/.919 46/.981 150/.644 294/.766
Last 28d days / 8/.661 5/2.000 / 3/.000 6/.750 / 9/.873 4/.500 21/.654
HR/SB/CS 19/11/9 4/7/1 1/2/0 10/2/0 21/6/6 4/3/3 3/0/0 7/0/0 2/3/2 9/3/3 5/2/0
Usage ·X······ ·o······ o·o····· o·o····· X······· ·X······ X·······

NOTE: Team stats shown are for the 2012 season. Player Stats for the 2011 season. We will switch to 2012 stats on May 1st.

Twins Batters (1.67 RS/G) vs. Angels Pitchers (4.33 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 33.Wilson*
G/S/vB
37.Downs*
G/S/vB
32.Hawkins
G/S/vB
55.Isringhausen
G/S/vB
40.Jepsen
G/S/vB
54.Santana
G/S/vB
21.Takahashi*
G/S/vB
63.Thompson
G/S/vB
51.Walden
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
37.Burroughs* G/S/vP 1/.000 1/.000 2/.500 4/2.250 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 115/101 .273/.289/.336/.626 .643/.623 .715 4/.250 1/0 1/1
8.Carroll G/S/vP 2/2.000 2/.500 4/1.750 6/.167 2/.500 12/.182 6/.167 ··· 2/.000 510/370 .290/.359/.347/.706 .751/.689 .623 12/.083 10/0 0/9
12.Casilla# G/S/vP 10/.100 2/.000 3/.666 ··· ··· 9/.476 1/3.000 ··· 1/no AB 365/247 .260/.322/.368/.691 .579/.750 .780 5/.400 15/4 2/11
18.Doumit# G/S/vP ··· ··· 7/1.071 3/1.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 236/174 .303/.353/.477/.830 .912/.802 .927 7/.000 0/1 8/6
38.Hughes G/S/vP 4/.250 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· 317/214 .223/.289/.338/.627 .608/.636 .618 3/.000 3/2 7/5
7.Mauer* G/S/vP 21/.196 13/.962 3/1.333 ··· 4/.500 25/1.386 1/.000 ··· 2/no AB 333/207 .287/.360/.368/.729 .562/.829 .708 12/.350 0/0 3/5
33.Morneau* G/S/vP 15/.750 16/.393 6/1.100 ··· 4/1.000 22/1.298 2/2.000 1/.000 2/1.000 288/193 .227/.285/.333/.618 .401/.728 .657 11/1.055 0/0 4/1
27.Parmelee* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 88/66 .355/.443/.592/1.035 .935/1.069 1.257 9/.347 0/0 4/2
24.Plouffe G/S/vP 2/1.500 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 4/.250 1/.000 1/.000 3/.666 320/236 .238/.305/.392/.697 .782/.665 .697 1/.000 3/3 8/12
11.Revere* G/S/vP 7/.286 2/.000 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 1/2.000 ··· 481/317 .267/.310/.309/.619 .609/.624 .552 6/.333 34/9 0/7
2.Span* G/S/vP 15/.718 5/.400 1/3.000 ··· 3/.000 18/.591 2/.000 ··· 1/2.000 311/225 .264/.328/.359/.687 .657/.698 .728 12/.500 6/1 2/1
22.Valencia G/S/vP 9/.819 ··· 1/2.000 ··· 1/2.000 4/.500 3/.000 1/.000 ··· 608/449 .246/.294/.383/.677 .822/.626 .707 8/.393 2/6 15/18
16.Willingham G/S/vP 19/1.143 5/.000 4/1.417 6/.666 1/no AB 6/.533 4/1.167 3/1.167 2/2.500 563/377 .246/.332/.477/.810 .783/.823 .874 11/1.232 4/1 29/2
IP 223.1 53.2 48.1 46.2 13.0 228.2 68.0 54.0 60.1 TOTAL .163/.238/.228/.466 2.667/.413 .466 0/0 1/2
ERA-K/9 2.94/8.3 1.34/5.9 2.42/5.2 4.05/8.5 7.62/4.2 3.38/7.0 3.44/6.9 3.00/9.3 2.98/10.0 3.67/8.3

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Doumit (41-13-4)
 Mauer (28-12-4)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 915/.232 218/.199 204/.260 200/.211 68/.375 949/.241 281/.232 228/.224 253/.223 .255  Willingham
 Revere
 Span
 Plouffe
 Mauer
96/0/0/3
13/89/5/3
0/67/0/1
3/0/11/1
0/0/1/0
OPS .651 .539 .624 .653 .981 .693 .663 .637 .642 .718
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 198/.658 92/.483 90/.584 88/.869 33/.894 515/.703 129/.733 110/.621 139/.650 .626
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 717/.650 126/.581 114/.655 112/.498 35/1.068 434/.681 152/.599 118/.651 114/.631 .791
Road 490/.625 121/.685 88/.706 97/.739 40/.961 433/.687 142/.678 112/.732 124/.641
Last 28d days / 3/.000 4/1.167 5/.600 3/.000 26/.993 7/.571 3/.000 3/.000
HR/SB/CS 16/24/7 3/0/0 1/2/1 6/10/2 2/1/0 26/28/5 7/7/2 5/6/1 3/13/2 4/3/0
Usage ··o····· ·X······ oo······ o······· X······· oo······ ·o······ o·······

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.