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Game Preview: LAA @ MIN, 1:10pm, Thursday, April 12, 2012 @Target Field

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

SP: Dan Haren (31, RHP, 0-1, 8.44)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. MIN Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (0-1) 5.1 11 5 5 1 5 2 8.44
2011 (16-10) 238.1 211 91 84 33 192 20 3.17
2010 (12-12) 235.0 245 110 102 54 216 31 3.91
Last 7 GS 3-4 49.0 50 22 20 7 38 6 3.67 55
2012-04-07 KCR L 5.1 11 5 5 1 5 2 93 30
2011-09-26 TEX L 8.0 9 4 3 1 8 1 118 57
2011-09-21 @TOR W 8.0 4 1 1 2 4 1 114 72
2011-09-16 @BAL L 5.0 7 7 6 2 4 1 95 29
2011-09-10 NYY W 9.0 4 0 0 0 7 0 113 86
2011-09-05 SEA W 6.0 10 3 3 0 3 1 109 43
2011-08-31 @SEA L 7.2 5 2 2 1 7 0 107 67
Last 5 v.MIN 3-1 35.0 36 13 13 6 21 2 3.34 55
2011-08-04 MIN W 8.0 5 1 1 0 6 1 111 74
2011-05-29 @MIN W 6.0 10 3 3 1 2 0 113 41
2010-08-20 @MIN L 7.0 11 7 7 1 3 1 94 29
2007-07-15 @MIN ND 6.0 7 2 2 3 3 0 108 50
2006-09-13 @MIN W 8.0 3 0 0 1 7 0 101 82
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    1-2    Road:    1-1    ExtrInn: 0-0 
 vsRHP:   1-2    vsLHP:   1-1    1-Run:   0-1 
 vsEast:  0-0    vsCntrl: 2-3    vsWest:  0-0  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
  5 Wed, Apr 11  @MIN  L   5-6        2-3   3rd  1.5 gb
  4 Mon, Apr  9  @MIN  W   5-1        2-2   3rd  1.0 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: 2-3    Last 20: 2-3    Last 30: 2-3 
Twins, 1-4, 1-4 4th, 3 GB, 2½ GB in WC

SP: Francisco Liriano (28, LHP, 0-1, 11.25)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. LAA Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (0-1) 4.0 8 6 5 2 4 1 11.25
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 3-2 37.0 42 25 23 20 29 6 5.59 45
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
2011-08-09 BOS ND 6.0 4 3 3 7 4 1 109 49
2011-08-04 @LAA L 5.0 10 7 7 2 5 1 94 22
2011-07-29 @OAK W 7.0 6 2 2 2 4 1 102 59
Last 5 v.LAA 1-2 16.1 19 13 13 8 12 4 7.16 40
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:    1-1    Road:    0-3    ExtrInn: 0-0 
 vsRHP:   1-3    vsLHP:   0-1    1-Run:   1-0 
 vsEast:  0-3    vsCntrl: 0-0    vsWest:  1-1  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
  5 Wed, Apr 11   LAA  W   6-5        1-4   4th  3.0 gb
  4 Mon, Apr  9   LAA  L   1-5        0-4   5th  3.5 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: 1-4    Last 20: 1-4    Last 30: 1-4 
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
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
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
Season Series: 2012 - tied 1-1; 2011 - LAA won 6-3; 2010 - MIN won 5-2; All-Time - LAA leads 348-324

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 (4.20 RS/G) vs. Twins Pitchers (5.00 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
62.Hendriks
G/S/vB
44.Maloney*
G/S/vB
15.Perkins*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
53.Abreu* G/S/vP 3/1.334 3/.333 ··· 3/.000 8/.000 6/.334 ··· ··· 16/1.339 585/418 .253/.353/.365/.717 .598/.766 .707 7/1.229 21/5 8/1
19.Amarista* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 56/49 .154/.182/.250/.432 .000/.491 .608 0/ 0/0 0/2
2.Aybar# G/S/vP 6/.533 ··· ··· 4/.500 10/.425 6/1.500 ··· ··· 12/.764 605/405 .279/.322/.421/.743 .607/.807 .794 21/.566 30/6 10/13
25.Bourjos G/S/vP 3/1.667 1/2.000 1/.000 1/.000 7/1.143 6/1.417 ··· ··· 1/.000 552/362 .271/.327/.438/.765 .840/.725 .705 14/.643 22/9 12/4
6.Callaspo# G/S/vP 13/.862 3/.333 1/.000 5/.400 14/.762 5/.800 ··· 3/2.667 11/.637 536/376 .288/.366/.375/.740 .730/.745 .804 11/.182 8/1 6/15
48.Hunter G/S/vP 3/2.000 3/.666 ··· 2/1.500 7/1.262 5/.600 ··· ··· 8/.750 649/451 .262/.336/.429/.765 .886/.715 .693 21/.831 5/7 23/3
17.Iannetta G/S/vP 3/.667 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 426/314 .238/.370/.414/.785 .990/.718 .587 14/1.044 6/3 14/2
13.Izturis# G/S/vP 4/.833 3/.333 ··· 1/.000 3/.333 5/.200 ··· ··· ··· 494/315 .276/.334/.388/.722 .780/.687 .821 1/.000 9/6 5/8
47.Kendrick G/S/vP 6/1.167 2/.500 ··· 3/1.000 11/1.336 6/.334 ··· ··· 12/.417 583/384 .285/.338/.464/.802 .840/.782 .867 21/.636 14/6 18/5
8.Morales# G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· ··· 2/.500 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 8/1.125 / /// / 20/.650 / /
5.Pujols G/S/vP 3/.333 ··· 7/.453 11/1.155 ··· ··· ··· 2/1.500 5/.600 651/527 .299/.366/.541/.906 .946/.897 .868 21/.667 9/1 37/14
44.Trumbo G/S/vP 3/2.334 1/.000 ··· 2/1.000 4/2.500 5/.900 ··· ··· 1/.000 573/385 .254/.291/.477/.768 .748/.778 .771 7/.857 9/4 29/10
10.Wells G/S/vP 10/.600 1/.000 1/.000 3/.000 10/1.125 4/1.417 ··· ··· 10/.522 529/357 .218/.248/.412/.660 .851/.569 .749 18/.500 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 134.1 50.2 4.2 65.2 161.2 48.1 23.1 18.2 61.2 TOTAL .257/.294/.377/.671 .469/.767 .560 .671 1/1 2/4
ERA-K/9 5.09/7.5 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 5.14/4.9

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

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 591/.249 225/.263 23/.316 274/.262 711/.299 215/.275 100/.312 96/.409 253/.244 .247  Hunter
 Bourjos
 Wells
 Abreu
 Amarista
 Kendrick
 Trumbo
0/1/136/15
0/147/0/7
111/12/10/4
18/0/10/2
8/0/0/1
23/0/0/1
1/0/10/0
OPS .726 .749 .988 .726 .833 .758 .866 1.182 .644 .728
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 140/.669 91/.692 8/1.625 129/.765 187/.522 97/.695 58/.842 28/1.162 101/.589 .737
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 451/.744 134/.789 15/.670 145/.689 524/.947 118/.811 42/.899 68/1.190 152/.681 .722
Home 309/.679 131/.706 19/1.111 151/.717 365/.902 103/.725 52/.919 46/.981 150/.644
Last 28d days 20/1.167 8/.661 6/1.667 7/.429 3/.000 7/.629 / 9/.873 13/.333
HR/SB/CS 14/9/5 4/7/1 1/2/0 10/2/0 21/6/6 4/3/3 3/0/0 7/0/0 2/3/2 6/3/0
Usage ····X··· ····X··· ··o·o··· o·o····· ···o·o·· o··o·o·· ···X···· 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 (2.40 RS/G) vs. Angels Pitchers (4.00 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 24.Haren
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
63.Thompson
G/S/vB
51.Walden
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
37.Burroughs* G/S/vP 5/.400 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 17/.812 3/.333 5/1.800 6/.167 2/.500 6/.167 ··· 2/.000 510/370 .290/.359/.347/.706 .751/.689 .623 20/.426 10/0 0/9
12.Casilla# G/S/vP 3/2.000 3/.000 4/.500 ··· ··· 1/3.000 ··· 1/no AB 365/247 .260/.322/.368/.691 .579/.750 .780 11/.182 15/4 2/11
18.Doumit# G/S/vP 13/.539 ··· 7/1.071 4/.750 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 236/174 .303/.353/.477/.830 .912/.802 .927 15/.343 0/1 8/6
38.Hughes G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 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 24/.846 14/.891 4/1.000 ··· 4/.500 1/.000 ··· 2/no AB 333/207 .287/.360/.368/.729 .562/.829 .708 20/.417 0/0 3/5
33.Morneau* G/S/vP 21/.783 16/.393 6/1.100 1/.000 5/1.100 2/2.000 1/.000 2/1.000 288/193 .227/.285/.333/.618 .401/.728 .657 19/.780 0/0 4/1
27.Parmelee* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/4.000 ··· ··· 88/66 .355/.443/.592/1.035 .935/1.069 1.257 12/.788 0/0 4/2
24.Plouffe G/S/vP 3/.333 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 3/.666 320/236 .238/.305/.392/.697 .782/.665 .697 4/.000 3/3 8/12
11.Revere* G/S/vP 1/.000 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 12/.667 6/.666 2/1.500 ··· 3/.000 2/.000 ··· 1/2.000 311/225 .264/.328/.359/.687 .657/.698 .728 20/.522 6/1 2/1
22.Valencia G/S/vP 9/1.111 ··· 1/2.000 ··· 2/1.000 3/.000 1/.000 ··· 608/449 .246/.294/.383/.677 .822/.626 .707 15/.343 2/6 15/18
16.Willingham G/S/vP 12/1.417 5/.000 4/1.417 7/.572 2/2.000 4/1.167 3/1.167 2/2.500 563/377 .246/.332/.477/.810 .783/.823 .874 19/1.362 4/1 29/2
IP 238.1 53.2 48.1 46.2 13.0 68.0 54.0 60.1 TOTAL .190/.262/.288/.549 .806/.488 .676 .549 0/0 3/4
ERA-K/9 3.17/7.3 1.34/5.9 2.42/5.2 4.05/8.5 7.62/4.2 3.44/6.9 3.00/9.3 2.98/10.0 3.68/7.8

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

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 953/.235 218/.199 204/.260 200/.211 68/.375 281/.232 228/.224 253/.223 .245  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 .630 .539 .624 .653 .981 .663 .637 .642 .702
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 559/.617 92/.483 90/.584 88/.869 33/.894 129/.733 110/.621 139/.650 .603
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 394/.648 126/.581 114/.655 112/.498 35/1.068 152/.599 118/.651 114/.631 .792
Road 522/.682 121/.685 88/.706 97/.739 40/.961 142/.678 112/.732 124/.641
Last 28d days 27/1.253 7/.286 8/.804 8/.375 7/.452 8/1.000 3/.000 3/.000
HR/SB/CS 20/21/5 3/0/0 1/2/1 6/10/2 2/1/0 7/7/2 5/6/1 3/13/2 6/3/0
Usage ····X··· ··X··o·· X···X··· o··oo··· ··oo···· o··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.