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Game Preview: MIN @ SEA, 9:10pm, Saturday, May 5, 2012 @Safeco Field

Twins, 7-18, 7-18 5th, 7½ GB, 9½ GB in WC

SP: Jason Marquis (33, RHP, 2-0, 6.23)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. SEA Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (2-0) 17.1 24 12 12 2 7 4 6.23
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
Last 7 GS 2-2 34.2 51 31 27 10 14 7 7.01 36
2012-04-29 KCR W 6.0 6 3 3 0 1 1 80 49
2012-04-23 BOS ND 6.1 11 5 5 0 3 2 112 34
2012-04-18 @NYY W 5.0 7 4 4 2 3 1 87 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
Last 5 v.SEA 1-0 26.1 16 6 5 9 17 1 1.71 63
2011-06-23 SEA ND 8.0 3 0 0 3 4 0 108 77
2009-06-13 SEA ND 7.0 7 1 1 3 2 0 110 58
2007-06-14 SEA ND 5.1 2 4 3 2 5 0 77 53
2004-07-03 SEA W 6.0 4 1 1 1 6 1 90 65
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    3-8    Road:    4-10   ExtrInn: 0-0 
 vsRHP:   4-12   vsLHP:   3-6    1-Run:   5-6 
 vsEast:  3-10   vsCntrl: 1-1    vsWest:  3-7  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 25 Fri, May  4  @SEA  W   3-2        7-18  5th  7.5 gb
 24 Wed, May  2  @LAA  L   0-9        6-18  5th  7.0 gb
 23 Tue, May  1  @LAA  L   0-4        6-17  5th  6.0 gb
 22 Mon, Apr 30  @LAA  L   3-4        6-16  5th  6.0 gb
 21 Sun, Apr 29   KCR  W   7-4        6-15  4th  5.5 gb
 20 Fri, Apr 27   KCR  L   6-7        5-15  5th  6.0 gb
 19 Wed, Apr 25   BOS  L   6-7        5-14  4th  5.5 gb
 18 Tue, Apr 24   BOS  L   2-11       5-13  4th  5.5 gb
 17 Mon, Apr 23   BOS  L   5-6        5-12  4th  5.5 gb
 16 Sun, Apr 22  @TBR  L   2-6        5-11  4th  5.0 gb
 Last 10: 2-8    Last 20: 6-14   Last 30: 7-18
Mariners, 11-17, 11-17 3rd, 7 GB, 7 GB in WC

SP: Felix Hernandez (26, RHP, 2-1, 2.23)

2012 Gamelogs / 2012 Splits / vs. MIN Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2012 (2-1) 44.1 34 11 11 12 42 2 2.23
2011 (14-14) 233.2 218 99 90 67 222 19 3.47
2010 (13-12) 249.2 194 80 63 70 232 17 2.27
Last 7 GS 2-2 47.2 46 18 16 13 44 2 3.02 58
2012-04-30 @TBR ND 8.0 5 1 1 4 9 0 106 73
2012-04-25 @DET W 7.0 4 1 1 3 2 1 92 64
2012-04-19 CLE ND 8.0 5 0 0 1 12 0 126 83
2012-04-13 OAK L 7.0 7 2 2 3 6 0 107 58
2012-04-07 @OAK W 6.1 8 6 6 1 7 1 102 39
2012-03-28 @OAK ND 8.0 5 1 1 0 6 0 104 74
2011-09-24 @TEX L 3.1 12 7 5 1 2 0 61 13
Last 5 v.MIN 1-3 34.0 27 13 12 11 31 2 3.18 59
2011-05-17 MIN L 8.0 3 2 2 3 9 0 109 74
2010-07-31 @MIN L 7.0 7 3 3 1 4 0 99 54
2010-06-03 MIN W 8.0 5 1 1 1 9 0 116 76
2009-06-05 MIN ND 7.0 6 1 1 3 7 0 111 65
2009-05-09 @MIN L 4.0 6 6 5 3 2 2 81 27
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    3-7    Road:    8-10   ExtrInn: 2-1 
 vsRHP:   8-13   vsLHP:   3-4    1-Run:   3-7 
 vsEast:  1-6    vsCntrl: 4-6    vsWest:  6-5  IL: 0-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 28 Fri, May  4   MIN  L   2-3       11-17  3rd  7.0 gb
 27 Thu, May  3  @TBR  L   3-4       11-16  3rd  7.0 gb
 26 Wed, May  2  @TBR  L   4-5       11-15  3rd  6.5 gb
 25 Tue, May  1  @TBR  L   1-3       11-14  3rd  6.5 gb
 24 Mon, Apr 30  @TBR  L   2-3 (12)  11-13  2nd  6.5 gb
 23 Sun, Apr 29  @TOR  L   2-7       11-12  2nd  5.5 gb
 22 Sat, Apr 28  @TOR  L   0-7       11-11  2nd  5.5 gb
 21 Fri, Apr 27  @TOR  W   9-5 (10)  11-10  2nd  4.5 gb
 20 Thu, Apr 26  @DET  W   5-4       10-10  2nd  5.5 gb
 19 Wed, Apr 25  @DET  W   9-1        9-10  3rd  6.0 gb
 Last 10: 3-7    Last 20: 7-13   Last 30:11-17
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Fri, May 04, 2012 MIN  3 @SEA  2        W:Carl Pavano (2-2), L: Tom Wilhelmsen (1-1), S: Matt Capps (5)

Thu, Sep 22, 2011 MIN  3  SEA  2        W:Joe Nathan (2-1), L: Steve Delabar (1-1), S: none
Wed, Sep 21, 2011 SEA  5 @MIN  4        W:Cesar Jimenez (1-0), L: Kevin Slowey (0-7), S: Brandon League (36)
Tue, Sep 20, 2011 SEA  5 @MIN  4        W:Jason Vargas (9-13), L: Brian Duensing (9-14), S: Brandon League (35)
Wed, May 25, 2011 SEA  3 @MIN  0        W:Erik Bedard (3-4), L: Brian Duensing (2-5), S: Brandon League (12)
Tue, May 24, 2011 MIN  4  SEA  2        W:Nick Blackburn (4-4), L: Doug Fister (2-5), S: none
Mon, May 23, 2011 SEA  8 @MIN  7 (10)   W:Jamey Wright (1-1), L: Anthony Swarzak (0-2), S: Brandon League (11)
Tue, May 17, 2011 MIN  2 @SEA  1        W:Francisco Liriano (3-5), L: Felix Hernandez (4-4), S: Matt Capps (6)
Mon, May 16, 2011 SEA  5  MIN  2        W:Michael Pineda (5-2), L: Scott Baker (2-3), S: none
Sun, Aug 29, 2010 SEA  2  MIN  1        W:Luke French (3-4), L: Carl Pavano (15-10), S: David Aardsma (25)
Season Series: 2012 - MIN over 1-0; 2011 - SEA won 5-3; 2010 - MIN won 6-4; All-Time - SEA leads 203-195

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
Twins Batters (3.60 RS/G) vs. Mariners Pitchers (4.21 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 34.Hernandez
G/S/vB
35.Delabar
G/S/vB
41.Furbush*
G/S/vB
18.Iwakuma
G/S/vB
43.League
G/S/vB
44.Luetge*
G/S/vB
50.Ramirez
G/S/vB
54.Wilhelmsen
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
41.Butera G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 2/ .000/.000/.000/.000 .000/ .000 2/.000 0/0 0/0
8.Carroll G/S/vP 6/.334 ··· ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· 1/.000 108/73 .213/.315/.245/.559 .638/.522 .491 100/.594 2/1 0/1
12.Casilla# G/S/vP 17/.669 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/no AB 74/49 .268/.297/.324/.621 .982/.437 .614 69/.638 5/0 0/1
18.Doumit# G/S/vP 3/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 78/48 .230/.244/.311/.554 .563/.548 .420 74/.585 0/0 1/1
25.Komatsu* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 21/20 .211/.286/.211/.496 2.000/.417 .490 20/.417 0/0 0/0
7.Mauer* G/S/vP 30/1.452 ··· 1/2.000 ··· 3/1.000 ··· ··· ··· 104/70 .303/.404/.404/.808 1.165/.648 .683 96/.828 2/0 1/2
33.Morneau* G/S/vP 34/.476 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 83/57 .230/.313/.459/.773 .192/1.067 1.162 75/.761 0/0 4/1
27.Parmelee* G/S/vP ··· 2/.500 ··· ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· ··· 68/49 .222/.279/.333/.613 .868/.521 .577 60/.640 0/0 0/0
24.Plouffe G/S/vP ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· 3/1.000 ··· ··· 2/3.000 45/21 .108/.267/.216/.483 .702/.246 .289 44/.495 0/0 1/2
2.Span* G/S/vP 23/.419 ··· ··· ··· 3/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 111/75 .311/.360/.388/.749 .674/.783 .482 103/.749 3/2 0/1
22.Valencia G/S/vP 9/.583 2/.000 ··· ··· 7/.000 ··· ··· ··· 84/57 .232/.238/.354/.592 .645/.567 .414 76/.610 0/1 1/2
16.Willingham G/S/vP 9/.958 1/no AB 3/.000 ··· 4/1.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 95/67 .313/.421/.613/1.034 1.052/1.018 .729 87/1.028 1/0 5/2
IP 44.1 14.0 8.2 5.0 14.0 7.1 11.0 16.2 TOTAL .246/.312/.362/.674 .722/.651 .555 .687 14/4 14/14
ERA-K/9 2.23/8.5 4.50/10.9 5.19/11.4 9.00/7.2 2.57/5.1 0.00/12.3 2.45/4.1 2.70/9.7 4.06/7.0

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Butera (0-1-0)
 Doumit (7-1-0)
 Mauer (12-2-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 177/.211 57/.196 33/.167 20/.222 59/.235 31/.192 48/.225 72/.238 .241  Willingham
 Plouffe
 Span
 Doumit
 Komatsu
 Parmelee
22/0/0/2
0/0/9/1
0/25/0/1
0/0/6/0
1/3/4/0
1/0/2/0
OPS .587 .719 .612 .911 .571 .515 .669 .607 .701
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 127/.597 20/.100 17/.243 7/1.262 35/.778 21/.458 18/.863 39/.692 .700
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 50/.564 37/1.099 16/1.027 13/.731 24/.269 10/.600 30/.528 33/.509 .702
Home 59/.562 18/.347 15/.728 13/.487 24/.462 10/.650 16/.481 27/.656
Last 28d days 117/.557 45/.680 33/.612 20/.911 48/.623 30/.533 48/.669 57/.667
HR/SB/CS 2/3/1 4/2/0 2/2/0 2/0/1 0/1/0 0/1/0 1/0/0 1/1/1 32/19/7
Usage ····X··· X··X·X·o o·Xo·o·o ······X· X···X··o ·X·o···o ··o····o X···X··X
Mariners Batters (3.71 RS/G) vs. Twins Pitchers (5.56 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 21.Marquis
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
51.Swarzak
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
13.Ackley* G/S/vP 4/.250 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/.500 3/1.167 121/85 .232/.289/.321/.611 .624/.604 .568 102/.575 2/1 1/1
20.Carp* G/S/vP 3/.333 ··· ··· ··· 2/1.000 2/1.000 ··· 1/2.000 3/.666 13/11 .154/.154/.231/.385 .000/.455 1.000 9/.556 0/0 0/0
9.Figgins# G/S/vP 3/1.334 1/.000 ··· 3/.666 6/.167 2/.000 ··· 12/.350 7/.821 108/80 .189/.250/.305/.555 .392/.612 .435 89/.462 2/0 2/0
27.Jaso* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.500 ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/1.500 2/2.500 24/22 .318/.375/.682/1.057 .000/1.159 .722 24/1.057 0/0 1/0
61.Kawasaki* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 32/28 .214/.313/.214/.527 .000/.607 .167 28/.530 0/2 0/0
16.Liddi G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 52/28 .292/.346/.438/.784 .788/.780 .641 52/.784 1/1 2/2
63.Montero G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 97/71 .290/.299/.452/.751 1.302/.548 .771 81/.821 0/1 4/0
26.Ryan G/S/vP 5/1.200 ··· 4/1.167 2/.000 3/2.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 81/55 .149/.284/.254/.538 .542/.535 .824 70/.482 0/2 1/1
55.Saunders* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 3/.666 95/77 .221/.295/.453/.748 1.444/.588 .390 80/.700 3/0 4/1
15.Seager* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 1/no AB ··· ··· 2/.000 3/.666 89/73 .287/.303/.483/.786 .563/.836 .516 77/.786 2/0 3/2
17.Smoak# G/S/vP 3/1.167 1/.000 ··· 2/1.000 5/.200 ··· ··· 2/1.000 3/1.667 100/72 .183/.240/.290/.530 .181/.670 .502 82/.546 0/0 3/0
51.Suzuki* G/S/vP 14/.607 ··· ··· 4/.000 6/.334 2/.500 ··· 13/.718 4/.833 122/85 .299/.320/.393/.713 .713/.713 .594 103/.691 2/0 1/0
33.Wells G/S/vP ··· 1/5.000 ··· ··· 11/1.345 2/.000 ··· ··· ··· 27/7 .240/.296/.400/.696 .689/.714 1.055 27/.696 0/0 0/0
IP 17.1 14.2 10.0 10.0 10.2 10.2 11.0 10.1 21.1 TOTAL .237/.286/.373/.659 .657/.660 .587 .656 13/8 25/14
ERA-K/9 6.23/3.6 3.07/3.7 2.70/8.1 4.50/4.5 3.38/5.0 1.69/5.0 7.36/4.1 5.23/11.4 4.64/4.6 5.61/5.1

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Jaso (2-0-0)
 Montero (6-1-3)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 72/.353 64/.263 36/.094 40/.231 43/.250 48/.179 51/.333 43/.263 88/.274 .291  Suzuki
 Figgins
 Carp
 Wells
 Saunders
0/0/28/2
20/4/0/1
2/0/0/0
8/0/0/0
0/24/0/0
OPS .949 .719 .476 .660 .577 .590 .978 .757 .772 .832
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 43/1.031 22/.687 13/1.350 19/.211 19/.377 14/.812 19/1.009 12/1.117 41/.655 .802
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 29/.824 42/.729 23/.087 21/1.081 24/.739 34/.502 32/.958 31/.624 47/.873 .851
Road 23/.985 38/.839 16/.721 17/.412 26/.462 30/.718 30/.819 18/.410 49/.892
Last 28d days 72/.949 56/.727 31/.198 40/.660 41/.607 45/.554 51/.978 39/.786 88/.772
HR/SB/CS 4/0/1 2/2/0 2/1/0 2/2/0 0/0/0 1/1/0 2/2/0 1/1/1 5/0/0 38/19/4
Usage ·····X·· ··X·o··o ····oo·· o·o··X·· o·o····X ···o···X ··o····o o·o··X·· ···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.