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Game Preview: BOS @ MIN, 8:10pm, Wednesday, May 14, 2014 @Target Field

Red Sox, 19-19, 19-19 2nd, 1½ GB, 1 GB in WC

SP: Felix Doubront (26, LHP, 1-3, 5.09)

2014 Gamelogs / 2014 Splits / vs. MIN Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2014 (1-3) 35.1 40 25 20 15 24 5 5.09
2013 (11-6) 162.1 161 84 78 71 139 13 4.32
2012 (11-10) 161.0 162 95 87 71 167 24 4.86
Last 7 GS 1-3 35.1 40 25 20 15 24 5 5.09 44
2014-05-06 CIN ND 5.1 5 1 1 3 3 0 97 54
2014-05-01 TBR ND 6.0 5 4 3 1 5 2 106 52
2014-04-24 NYY L 2.2 6 7 3 2 1 1 73 25
2014-04-19 BAL ND 6.2 5 2 2 2 7 0 107 61
2014-04-13 @NYY L 6.2 7 3 3 3 2 1 101 47
2014-04-08 TEX L 2.2 6 5 5 3 2 1 59 25
2014-04-03 @BAL W 5.1 6 3 3 1 4 0 76 47
Last 5 v.MIN 0-0 5.0 8 5 5 4 2 0 9.00 29
2012-08-03 MIN ND 5.0 8 5 5 4 2 0 97 29
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   10-11   Road:    9-8    ExtrInn: 2-2 
 vsRHP:   9-15   vsLHP:  10-4    1-Run:   5-8 
 vsEast:  9-11   vsCntrl: 2-2    vsWest:  6-3  IL: 2-3 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 38 Tue, May 13  @MIN  L   6-8       19-19  2nd  1.5 gb
 37 Sun, May 11  @TEX  W   5-2       19-18  3rd  2.0 gb
 36 Sat, May 10  @TEX  W   8-3       18-18  3rd  3.0 gb
 35 Fri, May  9  @TEX  L   0-8       17-18  4th  3.0 gb
 34 Wed, May  7   CIN  W   4-3       17-17  3rd  1.5 gb
 33 Tue, May  6   CIN  W   4-3 (12)  16-17  3rd  1.5 gb
 32 Sun, May  4   OAK  L   2-3 (10)  15-17  3rd  2.0 gb
 31 Sat, May  3   OAK  W   6-3       15-16  3rd  2.0 gb
 30 Fri, May  2   OAK  W   7-1       14-16  3rd  2.5 gb
 29 Thu, May  1   TBR  L   5-6       13-16  4th  3.0 gb
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:11-9    Last 30:16-14
Twins, 18-19, 18-19 3rd, 6 GB, 1½ GB in WC

SP: Kevin Correia (33, RHP, 1-4, 6.34)

2014 Gamelogs / 2014 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2014 (1-4) 38.1 50 30 27 12 20 4 6.34
2013 (9-13) 185.1 218 89 86 45 101 24 4.18
2012 (12-11) 171.0 176 89 80 46 89 20 4.21
Last 7 GS 1-4 38.1 50 30 27 12 20 4 6.34 40
2014-05-08 @CLE L 4.1 8 4 4 4 5 2 88 32
2014-05-03 BAL W 7.0 5 1 1 0 3 0 102 66
2014-04-25 DET L 2.1 8 8 7 2 0 1 66 9
2014-04-19 @KCR L 6.0 9 5 4 2 2 0 97 36
2014-04-13 KCR ND 7.0 6 3 3 1 2 0 87 54
2014-04-07 OAK L 5.2 9 6 6 2 3 1 97 28
2014-04-02 @CHW ND 6.0 5 3 2 1 5 0 82 56
Last 5 v.BOS 1-0 5.1 9 3 3 0 1 0 5.06 39
2013-05-09 @BOS W 5.1 9 3 3 0 1 0 99 39
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:    9-9    Road:    9-10   ExtrInn: 2-3 
 vsRHP:  12-14   vsLHP:   6-5    1-Run:   5-4 
 vsEast:  7-3    vsCntrl:11-10   vsWest:  0-3  IL: 0-3 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 37 Tue, May 13   BOS  W   8-6       18-19  3rd  6.0 gb
 36 Sun, May 11  @DET  W   4-3       17-19  4th  5.5 gb
 35 Sat, May 10  @DET  L   3-9       16-19  4th  6.5 gb
 34 Fri, May  9  @DET  W   2-1       16-18  4th  5.5 gb
 33 Thu, May  8  @CLE  L   4-9       15-18  4th  6.5 gb
 32 Wed, May  7  @CLE  L   3-4       15-17  4th  6.5 gb
 31 Tue, May  6  @CLE  L   2-4       15-16  3rd  5.5 gb
 30 Mon, May  5  @CLE  W   1-0 (10)  15-15  2nd  4.5 gb
 29 Sun, May  4   BAL  W   5-2       14-15  2nd  4.5 gb
 28 Sat, May  3   BAL  W   6-1       13-15  3rd  4.5 gb
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20:10-10   Last 30:15-15
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Tue, May 13, 2014 MIN  8  BOS  6        W:Glen Perkins (1-0), L: Andrew Miller (1-1), S: none

Sun, May 19, 2013 BOS  5 @MIN  1        W:John Lackey (2-4), L: Pedro Hernandez (2-1), S: none
Sat, May 18, 2013 BOS 12 @MIN  5        W:Craig Breslow (1-0), L: Scott Diamond (3-4), S: none
Fri, May 17, 2013 BOS  3 @MIN  2 (10)   W:Alex Wilson (1-0), L: Josh Roenicke (1-1), S: Koji Uehara (1)
Thu, May 09, 2013 MIN  5 @BOS  3        W:Kevin Correia (4-2), L: John Lackey (1-3), S: Glen Perkins (8)
Wed, May 08, 2013 MIN 15 @BOS  8        W:Ryan Pressly (1-0), L: Allen Webster (0-1), S: none
Tue, May 07, 2013 MIN  6 @BOS  1        W:Scott Diamond (3-2), L: Ryan Dempster (2-3), S: none
Mon, May 06, 2013 BOS  6  MIN  5 (11)   W:Clayton Mortensen (1-2), L: Jared Burton (0-1), S: none
Sun, Aug 05, 2012 BOS  6  MIN  4        W:Franklin Morales (3-2), L: Nick Blackburn (4-7), S: Alfredo Aceves (23)
Sat, Aug 04, 2012 MIN  6 @BOS  4        W:Alex Burnett (4-3), L: Alfredo Aceves (2-7), S: Jared Burton (5)
Season Series: 2014 - MIN over 1-0; 2013 - BOS won 4-3; 2012 - BOS won 4-3; All-Time - BOS leads 958-926

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 2014 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
Red Sox Batters (4.21 RS/G) vs. Twins Pitchers (4.95 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 30.Correia
G/S/vB
61.Burton
G/S/vB
52.Duensing*
G/S/vB
50.Fien
G/S/vB
54.Guerrier
G/S/vB
15.Perkins*
G/S/vB
51.Swarzak
G/S/vB
56.Thielbar*
G/S/vB
59.Tonkin
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
2.Bogaerts G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 148/99 .252/.358/.346/.705 .924/.600 .796 84/.712 1/2 1/4
25.Bradley* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/2.000 132/86 .219/.326/.325/.650 .624/.664 .645 84/.638 3/0 0/0
37.Carp* G/S/vP ··· 2/.000 3/.666 ··· ··· 2/1.000 5/.650 ··· ··· 40/35 .250/.325/.333/.658 .400/.698 .686 25/.724 0/1 0/0
5.Gomes G/S/vP 7/.453 3/2.000 6/1.500 3/.000 5/.200 4/.500 1/.000 ··· ··· 95/49 .225/.326/.400/.726 .831/.627 .585 54/.762 0/0 3/2
10.Herrera# G/S/vP 10/.311 ··· ··· ··· 4/.250 ··· ··· ··· ··· 46/35 .184/.279/.184/.463 .311/.510 .345 18/.343 0/2 0/1
16.Middlebrooks G/S/vP 3/1.000 6/.334 4/.000 3/.000 ··· ··· 2/1.000 ··· 1/.000 72/49 .197/.319/.344/.664 .729/.631 .622 57/.607 0/0 2/2
12.Napoli G/S/vP 3/1.000 5/.400 12/.432 2/1.000 5/1.600 3/.666 16/.683 ··· ··· 157/110 .266/.401/.445/.847 .821/.851 .784 96/.806 0/1 5/2
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 3/.000 2/1.000 6/.334 1/.000 5/3.050 12/.833 6/1.667 ··· ··· 159/97 .287/.384/.537/.920 .991/.877 .985 94/1.086 0/0 9/
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 4/1.000 2/2.500 6/1.167 4/1.750 4/1.000 10/.311 6/.167 ··· 1/2.000 174/118 .287/.356/.414/.770 .893/.715 .739 111/.885 2/4 2/1
40.Pierzynski* G/S/vP 3/.000 4/1.833 17/.544 4/.833 21/.200 15/.276 6/.833 2/.000 ··· 115/83 .267/.307/.381/.688 .342/.811 .574 68/.733 0/0 3/2
3.Ross G/S/vP 16/.517 2/2.500 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 41/17 .162/.244/.378/.622 .883/.294 .663 27/.639 0/1 2/3
38.Sizemore* G/S/vP 3/.333 2/no AB 5/.000 ··· 14/1.198 9/.666 3/2.667 ··· ··· 111/84 .232/.306/.364/.670 .671/.670 .627 62/.581 2/0 2/0
18.Victorino G/S/vP 19/1.232 4/.750 2/.000 1/.000 3/1.333 4/1.250 3/.000 ··· 1/2.000 68/46 .300/.343/.417/.760 .902/.695 .670 68/.760 1/0 0/0
IP 38.1 15.1 16.0 15.1 1.0 17.1 20.0 11.0 10.1 TOTAL .246/.337/.383/.720 .746/.707 .688 .756 11/11 31/25
ERA-K/9 6.34/4.7 5.87/6.5 1.69/3.4 2.35/5.9 9.00/0.0 3.12/13.0 5.40/4.5 1.64/5.7 6.97/7.0 4.70/5.9

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Pierzynski (12-7-2)
 Ross (10-1-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 176/.313 65/.236 63/.246 58/.200 6/.400 70/.197 89/.284 43/.216 49/.317 .277  Bradley
 Sizemore
 Gomes
 Carp
 Victorino
1/30/6/3
16/10/3/3
24/0/4/0
6/0/0/0
0/0/14/0
OPS .848 .775 .694 .483 1.100 .547 .756 .580 .871 .760
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 90/.838 29/.727 25/.655 25/.683 4/1.250 16/.438 39/.796 21/.390 14/1.462 .757
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 86/.855 36/.806 38/.718 33/.338 2/.500 54/.581 50/.724 22/.789 35/.603 .763
Home 98/.788 30/1.042 29/1.011 22/.409 1/ 27/.493 45/.641 15/.267 29/.934
Last 28d days 98/.966 40/.532 42/.921 36/.371 6/1.100 42/.476 56/.706 21/.261 36/.929
HR/SB/CS 4/4/0 3/1/0 2/0/1 0/0/0 0/0/0 1/0/0 0/0/0 1/0/0 2/3/0 33/19/2
Usage ·····X·· o·oo··o· o····oX· ··o·o·o· o····X·· o·o·X··· ···X·o·· o····X·· X··o·o··
Twins Batters (4.76 RS/G) vs. Red Sox Pitchers (4.37 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 22.Doubront*
G/S/vB
35.Badenhop
G/S/vB
32.Breslow*
G/S/vB
55.Capuano*
G/S/vB
30.Miller*
G/S/vB
54.Mujica
G/S/vB
36.Tazawa
G/S/vB
19.Uehara
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
20.Colabello G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 151/110 .248/.298/.404/.702 .747/.686 .638 99/.631 0/2 4/2
2.Dozier G/S/vP 2/.000 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 180/128 .236/.361/.439/.800 .693/.846 .919 117/.815 12/2 9/3
5.Escobar# G/S/vP ··· 1/no AB 2/.000 4/.500 ··· ··· 1/.000 1/.000 72/53 .328/.352/.507/.860 .541/.976 .846 61/.920 1/1 1/1
32.Hicks# G/S/vP 3/1.167 1/3.000 3/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 99/61 .160/.303/.235/.538 .691/.442 .525 46/.519 2/1 1/1
13.Kubel* G/S/vP ··· 2/1.000 5/.933 13/.658 1/.000 4/.500 1/2.000 5/1.200 133/96 .261/.338/.353/.691 .637/.712 .785 85/.516 0/0 1/0
7.Mauer* G/S/vP 6/1.417 1/no AB 11/.955 11/1.090 9/.333 2/1.500 2/1.000 2/.000 148/91 .302/.399/.373/.772 .686/.828 .855 86/.794 1/0 2/0
9.Nunez G/S/vP 12/1.545 2/.000 5/.800 3/.000 1/.000 ··· 4/.500 4/.000 21/15 .278/.350/.444/.794 .333/1.012 1.089 21/.794 1/0 1/0
27.Parmelee* G/S/vP ··· 2/2.500 1/.000 1/2.000 3/1.666 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 17/10 .438/.471/.625/1.096 1.571/.733 2.300 17/1.096 0/1 1/1
43.Pinto G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 116/76 .240/.362/.427/.789 .648/.859 .667 82/.766 0/0 5/3
24.Plouffe G/S/vP 3/1.334 1/.000 4/.833 1/no AB 2/.000 ··· 2/1.000 1/.000 163/119 .246/.337/.387/.725 .693/.737 .739 102/.636 0/0 1/2
39.Santana# G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/no AB 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· 24/19 .381/.458/.524/.982 1.100/.950 .500 24/.982 0/0 0/0
8.Suzuki G/S/vP 2/1.000 3/.000 ··· 3/.000 3/.666 4/.500 ··· 4/.000 124/90 .314/.390/.410/.800 .882/.763 .733 80/.883 0/0 1/2
IP 35.1 21.0 11.0 19.1 16.2 11.0 16.0 15.2 TOTAL .247/.335/.370/.705 .666/.722 .715 .700 27/8 27/22
ERA-K/9 5.09/6.1 3.00/4.7 4.09/7.4 2.33/8.9 2.70/13.5 8.18/5.7 2.81/7.3 1.15/13.8 3.79/8.4

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Pinto (8-0-2)
 Suzuki (11-2-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 163/.274 86/.295 49/.268 82/.233 67/.180 53/.333 66/.270 62/.224 .259  Hicks
 Colabello
 Escobar
 Parmelee
 Kubel
 Santana
 Nunez
0/26/0/3
0/0/16/2
2/1/0/2
0/0/4/0
27/0/3/0
0/2/0/0
2/0/0/0
OPS .818 .790 .692 .647 .501 .885 .653 .607 .724
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 51/.940 40/.871 21/.749 32/.648 25/.513 27/.828 30/.782 31/.237 .708
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 112/.763 46/.721 28/.643 50/.646 42/.495 26/.940 36/.544 31/.973 .737
Road 51/.780 18/1.150 18/.423 44/.532 30/.704 15/.343 33/.697 22/.591
Last 28d days 95/.746 51/.551 39/.754 49/.876 42/.507 30/.902 35/.769 43/.720
HR/SB/CS 5/5/0 1/0/1 0/0/0 1/0/0 1/0/0 1/3/0 1/0/0 2/0/1 33/22/8
Usage ·······X ···X··oo X···X·oo X···X·o· X·oo···X ····o··· o··o···X ··o···oo

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.