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Game Preview: MIN @ NYY, 7:05pm, Wednesday, April 18, 2012 @Yankee Stadium III

Twins, 3-8, 3-8 4th, 5 GB, 3½ GB in WC

SP: Jason Marquis (33, RHP, 0-0, undef)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. NYY Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2011 (8-6) 132.0 154 74 65 43 76 11 4.43
2010 (2-9) 58.2 76 47 43 24 31 9 6.60
2009 (15-13) 216.0 218 104 97 80 115 15 4.04
Last 7 GS 1-4 32.2 46 30 25 13 17 4 6.89 38
2011-08-14 NYM ND 3.1 3 1 1 1 2 1 46 51
2011-08-09 HOU ND 4.0 9 7 4 2 2 2 82 22
2011-08-03 @SFG L 4.0 10 8 7 1 1 0 80 12
2011-07-24 @LAD L 6.0 5 3 3 4 2 0 108 48
2011-07-18 @HOU W 8.0 6 2 2 1 9 0 102 70
2011-07-09 COL L 6.0 5 2 2 4 1 1 90 51
2011-07-03 PIT L 1.1 8 7 6 0 0 0 42 12
Last 5 v.NYY 1-0 8.0 6 1 1 2 3 0 1.13 67
2005-06-10 NYY W 8.0 6 1 1 2 3 0 113 67
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    2-4    Road:    1-4    ExtrInn: 0-0 
 vsRHP:   3-5    vsLHP:   0-3    1-Run:   2-1 
 vsEast:  1-4    vsCntrl: 0-0    vsWest:  2-4  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 11 Tue, Apr 17  @NYY  L   3-8        3-8   4th  5.0 gb
 10 Mon, Apr 16  @NYY  W   7-3        3-7   4th  4.0 gb
  9 Sun, Apr 15   TEX  L   3-4        2-7   5th  4.0 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
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 3-8    Last 30: 3-8 
Yankees, 6-5, 6-5 3rd, 1 GB, ½ GB in WC

SP: Hiroki Kuroda (37, RHP, 1-1, 2.63)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. MIN Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (1-1) 13.2 13 6 4 6 8 1 2.63
2011 (13-16) 202.0 196 77 69 49 161 24 3.07
2010 (11-13) 196.1 180 87 74 48 159 15 3.39
Last 7 GS 3-3 43.1 44 18 15 9 36 8 3.12 54
2012-04-13 LAA W 8.0 5 0 0 2 6 0 109 76
2012-04-07 @TBR L 5.2 8 6 4 4 2 1 95 31
2011-09-27 @ARI ND 6.0 5 0 0 0 5 0 101 67
2011-09-22 SFG W 7.0 5 2 2 0 4 2 92 63
2011-09-16 PIT W 6.0 5 2 1 2 7 1 95 61
2011-09-11 @SFG L 4.2 8 3 3 1 3 0 94 38
2011-09-05 @WSN L 6.0 8 5 5 0 9 4 114 45
Has never faced MIN as starter.
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    3-2    Road:    3-3    ExtrInn: 2-0 
 vsRHP:   3-3    vsLHP:   3-2    1-Run:   1-1 
 vsEast:  3-3    vsCntrl: 1-1    vsWest:  2-1  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 11 Tue, Apr 17   MIN  W   8-3        6-5   3rd  1.0 gb
 10 Mon, Apr 16   MIN  L   3-7        5-5   3rd  1.0 gb
  9 Sun, Apr 15   LAA  W  11-5        5-4   1st    Tied
  8 Sat, Apr 14   LAA  L   1-7        4-4   2nd  1.0 gb
  7 Fri, Apr 13   LAA  W   5-0        4-3   1st    Tied
  6 Wed, Apr 11  @BAL  W   6-4 (10)   3-3   3rd  1.5 gb
  5 Tue, Apr 10  @BAL  W   5-4 (12)   2-3   4th  1.5 gb
  4 Mon, Apr  9  @BAL  W   6-2        1-3   4th  2.5 gb
  3 Sun, Apr  8  @TBR  L   0-3        0-3   4th  3.0 gb
  2 Sat, Apr  7  @TBR  L   6-8        0-2   4th  2.0 gb
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20: 6-5    Last 30: 6-5 
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Tue, Apr 17, 2012 NYY  8  MIN  3        W:CC Sabathia (1-0), L: Francisco Liriano (0-2), S: none
Mon, Apr 16, 2012 MIN  7 @NYY  3        W:Carl Pavano (1-1), L: Freddy Garcia (0-1), S: none

Mon, Sep 19, 2011 NYY  6  MIN  4        W:Cory Wade (6-1), L: Scott Diamond (1-5), S: Mariano Rivera (43)
Sun, Aug 21, 2011 NYY  3 @MIN  0        W:Ivan Nova (13-4), L: Phil Dumatrait (1-2), S: Mariano Rivera (33)
Sat, Aug 20, 2011 MIN  9  NYY  4        W:Francisco Liriano (9-9), L: A.J. Burnett (9-10), S: none
Fri, Aug 19, 2011 NYY  8 @MIN  1        W:Phil Hughes (4-4), L: Kevin Slowey (0-1), S: none
Thu, Aug 18, 2011 NYY  8 @MIN  4        W:CC Sabathia (17-7), L: Brian Duensing (8-12), S: none
Thu, Apr 07, 2011 NYY  4  MIN  3        W:A.J. Burnett (2-0), L: Francisco Liriano (0-2), S: Mariano Rivera (4)
Tue, Apr 05, 2011 MIN  5 @NYY  4 (10)   W:Matt Capps (1-0), L: Boone Logan (0-1), S: Joe Nathan (2)
Mon, Apr 04, 2011 NYY  4  MIN  3        W:Ivan Nova (1-0), L: Scott Baker (0-1), S: Mariano Rivera (3)
Season Series: 2012 - tied 1-1; 2011 - NYY won 6-2; 2010 - NYY won 4-2; All-Time - NYY leads 1112-769

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.

Twins Batters (3.45 RS/G) vs. Yankees Pitchers (4.55 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 18.Kuroda
G/S/vB
48.Logan*
G/S/vB
41.Phelps
G/S/vB
39.Rapada*
G/S/vB
42.Rivera
G/S/vB
30.Robertson
G/S/vB
29.Soriano
G/S/vB
53.Wade
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
37.Burroughs* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/3.000 ··· 115/101 .273/.289/.336/.626 .643/.623 .556 6/.167 1/0 1/1
8.Carroll G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 2/.000 1/.000 2/1.000 510/370 .290/.359/.347/.706 .751/.689 .791 47/.590 10/0 0/9
12.Casilla# G/S/vP ··· 2/2.000 ··· 2/2.000 1/.000 1/no AB ··· 1/.000 365/247 .260/.322/.368/.691 .579/.750 .611 28/.509 15/4 2/11
18.Doumit# G/S/vP 13/.398 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· 2/2.500 2/1.000 236/174 .303/.353/.477/.830 .912/.802 .703 33/.461 0/1 8/6
38.Hughes G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 3/.000 317/214 .223/.289/.338/.627 .608/.636 .638 11/.382 3/2 7/5
7.Mauer* G/S/vP ··· 11/.920 ··· 5/.800 8/.750 6/.900 5/1.100 ··· 333/207 .287/.360/.368/.729 .562/.829 .752 47/.798 0/0 3/5
33.Morneau* G/S/vP ··· 14/1.417 ··· 5/.400 9/.444 4/.250 5/.000 1/.000 288/193 .227/.285/.333/.618 .401/.728 .587 42/.722 0/0 4/1
27.Parmelee* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 88/66 .355/.443/.592/1.035 .935/1.069 .786 27/.605 0/0 4/2
24.Plouffe G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 4/.000 320/236 .238/.305/.392/.697 .782/.665 .696 11/.382 3/3 8/12
2.Span* G/S/vP ··· 4/.333 ··· 3/.666 6/.000 3/1.167 5/.800 1/2.000 311/225 .264/.328/.359/.687 .657/.698 .660 45/.900 6/1 2/1
36.Thomas* G/S/vP ··· 4/2.500 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 / /// / 10/1.178 / /
22.Valencia G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/.000 2/.000 2/.500 3/1.667 608/449 .246/.294/.383/.677 .822/.626 .649 40/.539 2/6 15/18
16.Willingham G/S/vP 9/.222 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 4/.500 3/1.167 7/.453 5/.600 563/377 .246/.332/.477/.810 .783/.823 .750 46/1.257 4/1 29/2
IP 202.0 41.2 16.1 61.1 66.2 39.1 39.2 TOTAL .259/.317/.389/.706 .652/.727 .577 .706 5/2 9/9
ERA-K/9 3.07/7.2 3.46/9.9 /0.0 6.06/9.9 1.91/8.8 1.08/13.5 4.12/8.2 2.04/6.8 4.22/9.8

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

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 838/.254 185/.261 / 69/.230 233/.215 272/.170 164/.229 157/.221 .263  Willingham
 Plouffe
 Span
 Mauer
96/0/0/3
3/0/11/1
0/67/0/1
0/0/1/0
OPS .716 .746 .747 .534 .506 .645 .624 .783
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 408/.767 118/.789 / 53/.336 109/.595 142/.466 76/.850 67/.730 .819
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 430/.667 67/.673 / 16/2.212 124/.480 130/.549 88/.477 90/.541 .759
Home 445/.721 94/.639 / 40/.649 120/.435 129/.570 94/.745 79/.621
Last 28d days 57/.706 20/.613 28/.261 14/.862 17/.945 24/.519 16/.864 30/.517
HR/SB/CS 24/9/5 4/3/2 // 3/0/1 3/5/1 1/16/2 4/6/2 5/2/2 14/6/2
Usage ····X··· ·XX···Xo ···X···X ·o·o···o ······XX o·X·o··X ··X···X· oX·····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.

Yankees Batters (5.18 RS/G) vs. Twins Pitchers (5.36 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS
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
24.Cano* G/S/vP 3/1.667 1/.000 1/.000 3/1.000 11/.637 6/.000 2/1.500 10/1.267 681/458 .302/.349/.533/.882 .879/.884 .885 52/.675 8/2 28/10
12.Chavez* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· ··· 175/152 .263/.320/.356/.676 .609/.687 .559 4/.500 0/0 2/0
11.Gardner* G/S/vP ··· 4/.000 ··· 2/.000 5/.000 2/3.000 1/3.000 ··· 588/464 .259/.345/.369/.713 .616/.738 .731 34/.817 49/13 7/5
14.Granderson* G/S/vP 4/.000 2/.000 ··· 2/.000 15/.762 5/1.400 2/.000 16/1.063 691/472 .262/.364/.552/.916 .944/.902 .921 51/.833 25/10 41/3
27.Ibanez* G/S/vP 23/1.118 ··· ··· 4/1.250 1/.000 ··· 5/1.000 11/1.727 575/437 .245/.289/.419/.707 .585/.747 .833 30/.748 2/0 20/1
2.Jeter G/S/vP 5/.600 2/1.000 1/.000 1/2.000 10/1.067 3/.666 2/1.500 11/.637 607/439 .297/.355/.388/.743 .946/.666 .783 53/1.017 16/6 6/12
22.Jones G/S/vP 12/2.833 2/.000 3/.666 4/2.750 8/1.750 3/.333 2/2.500 4/.250 222/76 .247/.356/.495/.851 .923/.709 .916 18/.903 0/0 13/1
55.Martin G/S/vP 17/.485 1/2.000 5/.650 8/.417 3/.333 1/.000 ··· ··· 476/343 .237/.324/.408/.732 .684/.750 .780 36/.577 8/2 18/11
26.Nunez G/S/vP ··· 1/2.000 ··· 2/1.500 3/.666 3/.666 1/.000 ··· 338/217 .265/.313/.385/.698 .742/.673 .679 15/.928 22/6 5/20
13.Rodriguez G/S/vP 7/.629 1/.000 1/.000 2/.000 8/.417 4/.500 2/.000 10/1.711 428/319 .276/.362/.461/.823 .750/.848 .862 51/.674 4/1 16/6
19.Stewart G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 3/.000 1/2.000 1/.000 ··· 183/132 .204/.283/.309/.592 .801/.511 .514 7/.571 0/0 3/7
33.Swisher# G/S/vP 3/.666 2/.000 ··· 3/.000 9/1.413 6/1.500 2/.000 4/1.833 635/437 .260/.374/.449/.822 .957/.763 .853 52/.823 2/2 23/1
25.Teixeira# G/S/vP ··· ··· 3/.667 3/.000 11/1.767 5/.400 ··· 5/1.400 684/464 .248/.341/.494/.835 .967/.779 .862 46/.673 4/1 39/4
IP 132.0 50.2 4.2 65.2 161.2 48.1 18.2 61.2 TOTAL .264/.351/.426/.778 .771/.781 .810 .778 10/2 13/3
ERA-K/9 4.43/5.2 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 5.31/5.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Martin (95-40-4)
 Stewart (34-22-2)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 587/.294 225/.263 23/.316 274/.262 711/.299 215/.275 96/.409 253/.244 .280  Granderson
 Swisher
 Gardner
 Ibanez
 Jones
 Nunez
0/155/0/11
0/0/141/9
149/18/0/7
134/0/0/5
39/0/19/1
1/0/3/0
OPS .779 .749 .988 .726 .833 .758 1.182 .644 .787
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 266/.840 91/.692 8/1.625 129/.765 187/.522 97/.695 28/1.162 101/.589 .748
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 321/.729 134/.789 15/.670 145/.689 524/.947 118/.811 68/1.190 152/.681 .806
Road 339/.772 94/.810 4/.500 123/.737 346/.762 112/.788 50/1.371 103/.643
Last 28d days / 24/.534 15/.910 17/.647 16/.527 20/.694 30/.711 21/1.034
HR/SB/CS 11/6/1 4/7/1 1/2/0 10/2/0 21/6/6 4/3/3 7/0/0 2/3/2 14/10/0
Usage o·oo·X·· ··o·oo·· ·o···Xo· ·o·X·X·· X··X·oo· X·o·o··· ··oX··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.