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Game Preview: TEX @ MIN, 2:10pm, Sunday, April 15, 2012 @Target Field

Rangers, 7-2, 7-2 1st, 2½ up

SP: Neftali Feliz (24, RHP, 1-0, 0.00)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. MIN Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (1-0) 7.0 4 0 0 2 4 0 0.00
2011 (2-3) 62.1 42 22 19 30 54 4 2.74
2010 (4-3) 69.1 43 21 21 18 71 5 2.73
Last 7 GS 1-0 7.0 4 0 0 2 4 0 0.00 71
2012-04-10 SEA W 7.0 4 0 0 2 4 0 108 71
Has never faced MIN as starter.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    5-2    Road:    2-0    ExtrInn: 0-0 
 vsRHP:   5-2    vsLHP:   2-0    1-Run:   2-2 
 vsEast:  0-0    vsCntrl: 4-1    vsWest:  3-1  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
  9 Sat, Apr 14  @MIN  W   6-2        7-2   1st  2.5 up
  8 Fri, Apr 13  @MIN  W   4-1        6-2   1st  2.0 up
  7 Thu, Apr 12   SEA  W   5-3        5-2   1st  1.5 up
  6 Wed, Apr 11   SEA  L   3-4        4-2   1st  0.5 up
  5 Tue, Apr 10   SEA  W   1-0        4-1   1st  1.5 up
  4 Mon, Apr  9   SEA  W  11-5        3-1   1st  0.5 up
  3 Sun, Apr  8   CHW  W   5-0        2-1   2nd  0.5 gb
  2 Sat, Apr  7   CHW  L   3-4        1-1   2nd  1.0 gb
  1 Fri, Apr  6   CHW  W   3-2        1-0   1st    Tied
 Last 10: 7-2    Last 20: 7-2    Last 30: 7-2 
Twins, 2-6, 2-6 5th, 3½ GB, 3 GB in WC

SP: Liam Hendriks (23, RHP, 0-0, undef)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. TEX Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (0-2) 23.1 29 16 16 6 16 3 6.17
Last 7 GS 0-2 23.1 29 16 16 6 16 3 6.17 43
2011-09-25 @CLE ND 6.0 7 4 4 3 5 1 101 44
2011-09-20 SEA ND 5.1 10 4 4 0 5 1 94 37
2011-09-14 @KCR L 5.0 8 5 5 0 2 0 83 33
2011-09-06 CHW L 7.0 4 3 3 3 4 1 99 58
Has never faced TEX as starter.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    2-3    Road:    0-3    ExtrInn: 0-0 
 vsRHP:   2-4    vsLHP:   0-2    1-Run:   2-0 
 vsEast:  0-3    vsCntrl: 0-0    vsWest:  2-3  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
  8 Sat, Apr 14   TEX  L   2-6        2-6   5th  3.5 gb
  7 Fri, Apr 13   TEX  L   1-4        2-5   5th  3.0 gb
  6 Thu, Apr 12   LAA  W  10-9        2-4   4th  3.0 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: 2-6    Last 20: 2-6    Last 30: 2-6 
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sat, Apr 14, 2012 TEX  6 @MIN  2        W:Robert Ross (1-0), L: Brian Duensing (0-1), S: none
Fri, Apr 13, 2012 TEX  4 @MIN  1        W:Matt Harrison (2-0), L: Anthony Swarzak (0-2), S: Alexi Ogando (1)

Thu, Jul 28, 2011 TEX  4  MIN  1        W:Matt Harrison (9-7), L: Scott Baker (8-6), S: Neftali Feliz (21)
Wed, Jul 27, 2011 MIN  7 @TEX  2        W:Brian Duensing (8-8), L: Colby Lewis (10-8), S: none
Tue, Jul 26, 2011 MIN  9 @TEX  8        W:Glen Perkins (3-1), L: Neftali Feliz (0-2), S: Joe Nathan (8)
Mon, Jul 25, 2011 TEX 20  MIN  6        W:Derek Holland (9-4), L: Nick Blackburn (7-7), S: none
Sun, Jun 12, 2011 MIN  6  TEX  1        W:Francisco Liriano (4-6), L: Matt Harrison (5-6), S: none
Sat, Jun 11, 2011 MIN  8  TEX  1        W:Scott Baker (4-4), L: Colby Lewis (5-7), S: none
Fri, Jun 10, 2011 TEX  9 @MIN  3        W:C.J. Wilson (7-3), L: Brian Duensing (3-6), S: none
Thu, Jun 09, 2011 MIN  5  TEX  4        W:Jim Hoey (1-2), L: Mark Lowe (1-1), S: none
Season Series: 2012 - TEX over 2-0; 2011 - MIN won 5-3; 2010 - MIN won 7-3; All-Time - MIN leads 358-315

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.

Rangers Batters (4.56 RS/G) vs. Twins Pitchers (5.50 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 62.Hendriks
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/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
1.Andrus G/S/vP ··· 4/.500 ··· 2/.000 12/.955 6/.666 ··· 4/.000 665/503 .279/.347/.361/.708 .714/.706 .741 36/.548 37/12 5/25
29.Beltre G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 4/1.750 7/.572 ··· 14/1.404 525/397 .296/.331/.561/.892 1.075/.836 .737 38/.813 1/1 32/11
17.Cruz G/S/vP ··· 3/2.000 1/.000 2/1.000 8/.250 8/.542 ··· 3/.000 513/402 .263/.312/.509/.821 1.096/.747 .688 36/.603 9/5 29/6
23.Gentry G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 2/1.000 3/.000 ··· ··· 153/74 .271/.347/.346/.693 .735/.648 .506 6/.000 18/0 1/2
14.Gonzalez G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 2/.000 1/2.000 2/2.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 267/189 .215/.256/.283/.539 .655/.493 .543 3/.667 1/2 1/4
32.Hamilton* G/S/vP ··· 2/.500 ··· 4/.000 14/.714 5/1.000 ··· 11/1.273 538/383 .298/.346/.536/.882 .825/.904 .852 38/1.071 8/1 25/5
5.Kinsler G/S/vP ··· 5/.400 ··· 2/.000 7/.143 4/.500 1/.000 11/.182 723/534 .255/.355/.477/.832 .880/.815 .730 41/1.123 30/4 32/11
18.Moreland* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 6/.000 3/.333 1/.000 ··· 512/390 .259/.320/.414/.733 .577/.783 .726 22/.527 2/2 16/5
7.Murphy* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 1/.000 2/.500 7/.619 5/.800 ··· 3/.000 440/322 .275/.328/.401/.729 .507/.809 .679 27/.933 11/6 11/4
25.Napoli G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 10/.200 6/.167 1/.000 1/2.000 432/297 .320/.414/.631/1.046 1.049/1.044 1.078 26/.369 4/2 30/3
21.Snyder G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 17/6 .231/.412/.308/.719 .764/.500 4/1.500 0/0 0/1
8.Torrealba G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 7/.858 4/1.417 2/1.500 2/1.000 ··· 419/294 .273/.306/.399/.705 .612/.744 .587 14/.593 0/2 7/9
10.Young G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 2/1.000 12/.781 8/.708 ··· 12/.432 689/520 .338/.380/.474/.854 .902/.838 .776 37/.730 6/2 11/8
IP 23.1 50.2 4.2 65.2 161.2 48.1 18.2 61.2 TOTAL .265/.307/.457/.764 .699/.790 .761 .764 3/3 13/4
ERA-K/9 6.17/6.2 5.51/5.9 3.86/5.7 4.25/4.7 5.23/6.4 4.28/4.3 9.16/6.3 2.48/9.5 5.35/5.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Napoli (21-12-1)
 Torrealba (56-27-7)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 100/.312 225/.263 23/.316 274/.262 711/.299 215/.275 96/.409 253/.244 .271  Cruz
 Murphy
 Hamilton
 Moreland
 Gentry
18/0/109/6
78/13/32/5
85/35/0/5
0/0/34/0
2/55/7/0
OPS .866 .749 .988 .726 .833 .758 1.182 .644 .756
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 58/.842 91/.692 8/1.625 129/.765 187/.522 97/.695 28/1.162 101/.589 .689
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 42/.899 134/.789 15/.670 145/.689 524/.947 118/.811 68/1.190 152/.681 .785
Home 52/.919 131/.706 19/1.111 151/.717 365/.902 103/.725 46/.981 150/.644
Last 28d days / 17/.646 11/1.091 13/.692 12/.533 14/.607 12/.633 18/.588
HR/SB/CS 3/0/0 4/7/1 1/2/0 10/2/0 21/6/6 4/3/3 7/0/0 2/3/2 9/8/0
Usage o·X····X ·oo··o·o ··Xo·o·· X·X···o· X·oo··o· ·o····X· 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 (3.13 RS/G) vs. Rangers Pitchers (2.33 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 30.Feliz
G/S/vB
37.Adams
G/S/vB
11.Darvish
G/S/vB
39.Feldman
G/S/vB
57.Lowe
G/S/vB
36.Nathan
G/S/vB
41.Ogando
G/S/vB
46.Ross*
G/S/vB
19.Uehara
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
37.Burroughs* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/2.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 115/101 .273/.289/.336/.626 .643/.623 .715 6/.167 1/0 1/1
8.Carroll G/S/vP 1/.000 7/1.171 4/.250 8/.833 2/.500 3/1.334 ··· ··· ··· 510/370 .290/.359/.347/.706 .751/.689 .623 34/.509 10/0 0/9
12.Casilla# G/S/vP 3/.333 3/.666 3/.666 9/.555 4/1.250 ··· ··· ··· ··· 365/247 .260/.322/.368/.691 .579/.750 .780 18/.444 15/4 2/11
18.Doumit# G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 3/.666 3/1.334 ··· 1/.000 2/1.000 1/.000 ··· 236/174 .303/.353/.477/.830 .912/.802 .927 24/.467 0/1 8/6
38.Hughes G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/2.500 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 317/214 .223/.289/.338/.627 .608/.636 .618 8/.536 3/2 7/5
7.Mauer* G/S/vP 4/1.750 6/.000 4/.833 14/.928 4/1.167 ··· ··· ··· ··· 333/207 .287/.360/.368/.729 .562/.829 .708 34/.678 0/0 3/5
33.Morneau* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 3/.333 14/.607 5/1.400 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 288/193 .227/.285/.333/.618 .401/.728 .657 33/.703 0/0 4/1
27.Parmelee* G/S/vP ··· ··· 3/.666 ··· ··· 1/.000 2/.000 ··· ··· 88/66 .355/.443/.592/1.035 .935/1.069 1.257 23/.713 0/0 4/2
24.Plouffe G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 320/236 .238/.305/.392/.697 .782/.665 .697 7/.429 3/3 8/12
2.Span* G/S/vP 2/.000 1/.000 4/2.000 9/.444 3/.666 ··· 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 311/225 .264/.328/.359/.687 .657/.698 .728 35/.929 6/1 2/1
36.Thomas* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 4/.250 3/.333 ··· ··· ··· / /// / 0/ / /
22.Valencia G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 3/1.334 1/2.000 2/1.000 1/.000 4/.500 ··· 2/1.000 608/449 .246/.294/.383/.677 .822/.626 .707 29/.572 2/6 15/18
16.Willingham G/S/vP 6/.333 3/.000 3/.667 ··· 1/.000 2/1.500 4/1.250 1/2.000 2/.000 563/377 .246/.332/.477/.810 .783/.823 .874 33/1.508 4/1 29/2
IP 62.1 73.2 32.0 45.0 44.2 169.0 65.0 TOTAL .262/.325/.382/.707 .749/.694 .834 .707 3/0 6/7
ERA-K/9 2.74/7.8 1.47/9.0 /0.0 3.94/6.2 3.80/8.4 4.84/8.7 3.51/6.7 /0.0 2.35/11.8 2.22/7.6

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

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 252/.194 277/.169 / 129/.216 196/.263 191/.222 693/.234 / 243/.164 .236  Willingham
 Plouffe
 Span
 Mauer
96/0/0/3
3/0/11/1
0/67/0/1
0/0/1/0
OPS .598 .496 .614 .768 .705 .649 .535 .624
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 140/.561 159/.538 / 64/.391 88/.802 97/.620 412/.709 / 124/.472 .653
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 112/.644 118/.439 / 65/.837 108/.739 94/.791 281/.560 / 119/.597 .591
Road 101/.546 135/.544 / 57/.771 84/.788 86/.837 307/.595 / 116/.503
Last 28d days 26/.397 24/.542 60/.870 4/.500 4/.500 22/.937 23/.490 7/.452 6/.333
HR/SB/CS 4/1/3 5/9/0 // 3/3/4 6/1/3 7/8/0 16/2/3 // 11/0/0 3/3/1
Usage ····X··· X·X·oo·o X····X·· ·····X·· ······X· X··Xo··o oX·X·X·o o·····o· ··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.