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Game Preview: MIN @ NYY, 7:05pm, Thursday, April 19, 2012 @Yankee Stadium III

Twins, 4-8, 4-8 4th, 5 GB, 2½ GB in WC

SP: Anthony Swarzak (26, RHP, 0-2, 3.75)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. NYY Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (0-2) 12.0 13 5 5 2 4 2 3.75
2011 (4-7) 102.0 111 53 49 26 55 9 4.32
2009 (3-7) 59.0 76 43 41 20 34 12 6.25
Last 7 GS 1-4 40.0 50 20 20 7 24 4 4.50 48
2012-04-13 TEX L 7.0 9 4 4 0 3 1 97 46
2012-04-08 @BAL L 5.0 4 1 1 2 1 1 83 54
2011-09-27 KCR W 6.1 10 2 2 0 6 0 98 51
2011-09-22 SEA ND 6.0 9 2 2 2 4 0 97 48
2011-09-17 CLE L 1.2 7 7 7 1 0 1 54 12
2011-09-10 @DET ND 6.0 4 2 2 2 6 1 94 60
2011-09-05 CHW L 8.0 7 2 2 0 4 0 103 64
Last 5 v.NYY 0-1 4.1 8 4 4 1 0 0 8.31 30
2009-07-08 NYY L 4.1 8 4 4 1 0 0 91 30
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    2-4    Road:    2-4    ExtrInn: 0-0 
 vsRHP:   4-5    vsLHP:   0-3    1-Run:   3-1 
 vsEast:  2-4    vsCntrl: 0-0    vsWest:  2-4  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 12 Wed, Apr 18  @NYY  W   6-5        4-8   4th  5.0 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
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20: 4-8    Last 30: 4-8 
Yankees, 6-6, 6-6 3rd, 1 GB, ½ GB in WC

SP: Phil Hughes (26, RHP, 0-2, 9.00)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. MIN Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (0-2) 8.0 13 8 8 4 11 3 9.00
2011 (5-5) 74.2 84 48 48 27 47 9 5.79
2010 (18-8) 176.1 162 83 82 58 146 25 4.19
Last 7 GS 2-3 36.0 40 24 24 13 30 6 6.00 45
2012-04-14 LAA L 3.1 8 6 6 2 6 2 84 24
2012-04-08 @TBR L 4.2 5 2 2 2 5 1 99 49
2011-09-12 @SEA W 6.0 5 1 1 3 3 0 99 58
2011-09-06 BAL ND 6.0 5 2 2 1 5 1 106 58
2011-08-31 @BOS L 5.2 8 6 6 2 4 1 100 31
2011-08-25 OAK ND 2.2 7 6 6 0 5 0 78 25
2011-08-19 @MIN W 7.2 2 1 1 3 2 1 106 70
Last 5 v.MIN 1-0 12.2 8 4 4 7 4 3 2.84 56
2011-08-19 @MIN W 7.2 2 1 1 3 2 1 106 70
2009-05-15 MIN ND 5.0 6 3 3 4 2 2 93 41
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    3-3    Road:    3-3    ExtrInn: 2-0 
 vsRHP:   3-4    vsLHP:   3-2    1-Run:   1-2 
 vsEast:  3-3    vsCntrl: 1-2    vsWest:  2-1  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 12 Wed, Apr 18   MIN  L   5-6        6-6   3rd  1.0 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
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20: 6-6    Last 30: 6-6 
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Wed, Apr 18, 2012 MIN  6 @NYY  5        W:Jason Marquis (1-0), L: Hiroki Kuroda (1-2), S: Matt Capps (3)
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)
Season Series: 2012 - MIN over 2-1; 2011 - NYY won 6-2; 2010 - NYY won 4-2; All-Time - NYY leads 1112-770

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 (3.67 RS/G) vs. Yankees Pitchers (4.67 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 65.Hughes
G/S/vB
Eppley
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 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 ··· 1/3.000 ··· 115/101 .273/.289/.336/.626 .643/.623 .556 10/.311 1/0 1/1
8.Carroll G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 2/.000 2/.000 2/1.000 510/370 .290/.359/.347/.706 .751/.689 .791 52/.594 10/0 0/9
12.Casilla# G/S/vP ··· ··· 3/2.500 ··· 3/2.000 1/.000 1/no AB ··· 1/.000 365/247 .260/.322/.368/.691 .579/.750 .611 32/.667 15/4 2/11
18.Doumit# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 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
7.Mauer* G/S/vP 6/.000 ··· 12/.958 ··· 5/.800 8/.750 6/.900 6/.900 ··· 333/207 .287/.360/.368/.729 .562/.829 .752 52/.807 0/0 3/5
33.Morneau* G/S/vP 6/1.666 ··· 15/1.319 ··· 5/.400 9/.444 4/.250 6/.167 1/.000 288/193 .227/.285/.333/.618 .401/.728 .587 47/.945 0/0 4/1
27.Parmelee* G/S/vP ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/no AB 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 88/66 .355/.443/.592/1.035 .935/1.069 .786 32/.713 0/0 4/2
24.Plouffe G/S/vP 3/2.667 ··· ··· ··· ··· 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 3/1.167 ··· 5/.250 ··· 4/.500 6/.000 3/1.167 5/.800 1/2.000 311/225 .264/.328/.359/.687 .657/.698 .660 50/.848 6/1 2/1
36.Thomas* G/S/vP 2/.000 ··· 5/1.750 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 / /// / 14/.824 / /
22.Valencia G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 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 5/.650 1/.000 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 4/.500 3/1.167 8/.804 5/.600 563/377 .246/.332/.477/.810 .783/.823 .750 51/1.187 4/1 29/2
IP 74.2 9.0 41.2 16.1 61.1 66.2 39.1 39.2 TOTAL .267/.323/.411/.734 .640/.771 .657 .734 6/2 11/9
ERA-K/9 5.79/5.7 8.00/6.0 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 4.36/9.8

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

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 334/.283 43/.306 185/.261 / 69/.230 233/.215 272/.170 164/.229 157/.221 .269  Willingham
 Plouffe
 Span
 Mauer
96/0/0/3
3/0/11/1
0/67/0/1
0/0/1/0
OPS .799 1.016 .746 .747 .534 .506 .645 .624 .803
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 205/.841 16/1.115 118/.789 / 53/.336 109/.595 142/.466 76/.850 67/.730 .849
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 129/.729 27/.955 67/.673 / 16/2.212 124/.480 130/.549 88/.477 90/.541 .767
Home 156/.930 33/.978 94/.639 / 40/.649 120/.435 129/.570 94/.745 79/.621
Last 28d days 41/1.144 / 28/.590 28/.261 20/.754 17/.945 24/.519 21/.876 30/.517
HR/SB/CS 9/7/0 3/1/1 4/3/2 // 3/0/1 3/5/1 1/16/2 4/6/2 5/2/2 16/7/2
Usage ····X··· X·XX···X ····X··· X·o·o··· ·······X ·o·X·o·· X··X···X ·oX·····

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 (5.17 RS/G) vs. Twins Pitchers (5.33 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 51.Swarzak
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
21.Marquis
G/S/vB
15.Perkins*
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
24.Cano* G/S/vP 5/.650 1/.000 1/.000 3/1.000 12/.583 6/.000 2/1.500 6/2.167 10/1.267 681/458 .302/.349/.533/.882 .879/.884 .885 56/.779 8/2 28/10
12.Chavez* G/S/vP 1/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 2/1.000 ··· 175/152 .263/.320/.356/.676 .609/.687 .559 6/.667 0/0 2/0
14.Granderson* G/S/vP 5/1.550 2/.000 ··· 3/.000 16/.713 5/1.400 2/.000 7/.143 16/1.063 691/472 .262/.364/.552/.916 .944/.902 .921 56/.780 25/10 41/3
27.Ibanez* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 4/1.250 2/1.000 ··· 5/1.000 25/1.108 11/1.727 575/437 .245/.289/.419/.707 .585/.747 .833 34/.778 2/0 20/1
2.Jeter G/S/vP 6/1.167 2/1.000 1/.000 2/3.500 11/1.155 3/.666 2/1.500 8/.625 11/.637 607/439 .297/.355/.388/.743 .946/.666 .783 58/1.089 16/6 6/12
22.Jones G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 4/.500 4/2.750 9/1.555 3/.333 2/2.500 14/2.637 4/.250 222/76 .247/.356/.495/.851 .923/.709 .916 22/.799 0/0 13/1
55.Martin G/S/vP 2/.000 1/2.000 5/.650 8/.417 4/.250 1/.000 ··· 19/.498 ··· 476/343 .237/.324/.408/.732 .684/.750 .780 39/.558 8/2 18/11
26.Nunez G/S/vP 1/.000 1/2.000 1/.000 2/1.500 4/.500 3/.666 1/.000 ··· ··· 338/217 .265/.313/.385/.698 .742/.673 .679 17/.812 22/6 5/20
13.Rodriguez G/S/vP 4/.500 1/.000 1/.000 3/.000 8/.417 4/.500 2/.000 7/.629 10/1.711 428/319 .276/.362/.461/.823 .750/.848 .862 52/.660 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 5/.000 2/.000 1/.000 3/.000 9/1.413 6/1.500 2/.000 6/.666 4/1.833 635/437 .260/.374/.449/.822 .957/.763 .853 56/.798 2/2 23/1
25.Teixeira# G/S/vP 6/.733 ··· 3/.667 4/.000 12/1.783 5/.400 ··· 3/.666 5/1.400 684/464 .248/.341/.494/.835 .967/.779 .862 51/.686 4/1 39/4
IP 102.0 50.2 4.2 65.2 161.2 48.1 18.2 132.0 61.2 TOTAL .267/.352/.433/.784 .770/.792 .818 .784 10/2 15/3
ERA-K/9 4.32/4.9 5.51/5.9 3.86/5.7 4.25/4.7 5.23/6.4 4.28/4.3 9.16/6.3 4.43/5.2 2.48/9.5 5.37/5.2

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

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 441/.275 225/.263 23/.316 274/.262 711/.299 215/.275 96/.409 587/.294 253/.244 .284  Granderson
 Swisher
 Ibanez
 Jones
 Nunez
0/155/0/11
0/0/141/9
134/0/0/5
39/0/19/1
1/0/3/0
OPS .724 .749 .988 .726 .833 .758 1.182 .779 .644 .798
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 244/.690 91/.692 8/1.625 129/.765 187/.522 97/.695 28/1.162 266/.840 101/.589 .763
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 197/.766 134/.789 15/.670 145/.689 524/.947 118/.811 68/1.190 321/.729 152/.681 .817
Road 147/.641 94/.810 4/.500 123/.737 346/.762 112/.788 50/1.371 339/.772 103/.643
Last 28d days 52/.697 24/.534 19/.711 21/.762 24/.606 20/.694 30/.711 23/.985 21/1.137
HR/SB/CS 9/3/3 4/7/1 1/2/0 10/2/0 21/6/6 4/3/3 7/0/0 11/6/1 2/3/2 16/10/0
Usage ·····X·· ·o·oo·X· X··o·oo· X·o···Xo X·o·X·X· ·X··X·oo ·X·o·o·· X······· ···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.