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Minnesota Twins vs. Boston Red Sox, at Target Field, May 26, 2015 Matchups, Tickets, Preview

Date:
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Start Time:
7:10ct (local), 8:10et
Venue:
Target Field
Series:
Game #2 of a 3-game series
Average Temp:
72° (based on last ten years)
Red Sox
Manager:
Game #:
46
On This Date:
53-49
Twins
Manager:
Game #:
45
On This Date:
55-39
Season Series
Mon, May 25, 2015 MIN  7  BOS  2     

Tue, May 26, 2015 BOS    @MIN  8:10pm
Wed, May 27, 2015 BOS    @MIN  1:10pm
Mon, Jun 01, 2015 MIN    @BOS  7:10pm
Tue, Jun 02, 2015 MIN    @BOS  7:10pm
Wed, Jun 03, 2015 MIN    @BOS  7:10pm
Thu, Jun 04, 2015 MIN    @BOS  4:05pm

                         All times ET
21-24, 4th, 2½ GB, 5½ GB in WC / Schedule
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   10-12   Road:   11-12   ExtrInn: 2-1 
 vsRHP:  14-17   vsLHP:   7-7    1-Run:   8-5 
 vsEast: 10-15   vsCntrl: 0-1    vsWest:  7-6  IL: 4-2 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 45 Mon, May 25  @MIN  L   2-7       21-24  4th  2.5 gb
 44 Sun, May 24   LAA  W   6-1       21-23  3rd  2.5 gb
 43 Sat, May 23   LAA  W   8-3       20-23  4th  3.5 gb
 42 Fri, May 22   LAA  L   5-12      19-23  4th  4.5 gb
 41 Thu, May 21   TEX  L   1-3       19-22  4th  3.5 gb
 40 Wed, May 20   TEX  L   1-2       19-21  3rd  2.5 gb
 39 Tue, May 19   TEX  W   4-3       19-20  3rd  2.5 gb
 38 Sun, May 17  @SEA  L   0-5       18-20  3rd  3.5 gb
 37 Sat, May 16  @SEA  W   4-2       18-19  3rd  3.5 gb
 36 Fri, May 15  @SEA  L   1-2       17-19  3rd  3.5 gb
 Last 10: 4-6    Last 20: 9-11   Last 30:12-18
26-18, 2nd, 2 GB, 3½ up in WC / Schedule
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   15-6    Road:   11-12   ExtrInn: 3-1 
 vsRHP:  11-13   vsLHP:  15-5    1-Run:   8-6 
 vsEast:  3-1    vsCntrl:16-15   vsWest:  5-2  IL: 2-0 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
 44 Mon, May 25   BOS  W   7-2       26-18  2nd  2.0 gb
 43 Sun, May 24  @CHW  W   8-1       25-18  2nd  3.0 gb
 42 Sat, May 23  @CHW  W   4-3       24-18  3rd  4.0 gb
 41 Fri, May 22  @CHW  L   2-3       23-18  3rd  4.0 gb
 40 Wed, May 20  @PIT  W   4-3 (13)  23-17  3rd  3.0 gb
 39 Tue, May 19  @PIT  W   8-5       22-17  3rd  3.0 gb
 38 Sun, May 17   TBR  L   3-11      21-17  3rd  3.0 gb
 37 Sat, May 16   TBR  W   6-4       21-16  3rd  2.0 gb
 36 Fri, May 15   TBR  W   3-2       20-16  3rd  3.0 gb
 35 Thu, May 14  @DET  L   1-13      19-16  3rd  3.0 gb
 Last 10: 7-3    Last 20:14-6    Last 30:21-9 
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Mon, May 25, 2015 MIN  7  BOS  2        W:Ricky Nolasco (5-1), L: Joe Kelly (1-4), S: none

Wed, Jun 18, 2014 BOS  2  MIN  1 (10)   W:Koji Uehara (2-1), L: Casey Fien (3-4), S: none
Tue, Jun 17, 2014 BOS  2  MIN  1        W:Jon Lester (8-7), L: Phil Hughes (7-3), S: Edward Mujica (2)
Mon, Jun 16, 2014 BOS  1  MIN  0        W:Rubby De La Rosa (2-2), L: Kevin Correia (3-8), S: Koji Uehara (15)
Thu, May 15, 2014 MIN  4  BOS  3 (10)   W:Brian Duensing (1-1), L: Andrew Miller (1-2), S: none
Wed, May 14, 2014 BOS  9 @MIN  4        W:Felix Doubront (2-3), L: Kevin Correia (1-5), S: none
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)
Season Series: 2015 - MIN over 1-0; 2014 - BOS won 4-2; 2013 - BOS won 4-3; All-Time - BOS leads 962-928

SP: Clay Buchholz (30, RHP, 2-5, 4.58)

2015 Gamelogs / 2015 Splits / vs. MIN Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2015 (2-5) 53.0 55 30 27 15 58 5 4.58
2014 (8-11) 170.1 182 108 101 54 132 17 5.34
2013 (12-1) 108.1 75 23 21 36 96 4 1.74
Last 7 GS 1-4 42.2 43 20 18 12 46 3 3.80 54
2015-05-21 TEX L 7.1 5 3 2 2 4 1 106 60
2015-05-15 @SEA ND 8.0 3 1 1 0 11 1 102 83
2015-05-10 @TOR W 6.1 7 3 3 3 3 0 102 47
2015-05-04 TBR L 6.1 9 5 5 2 7 1 107 40
2015-04-28 TOR L 2.2 6 5 4 1 4 0 62 31
2015-04-23 @TBR ND 6.0 2 1 1 3 10 0 104 71
2015-04-18 BAL L 6.0 11 2 2 1 7 0 102 48
Last 5 v.MIN 1-0 31.1 38 15 14 12 29 2 4.02 50
2014-05-15 @MIN ND 6.0 10 3 3 3 6 1 107 43
2013-05-17 @MIN ND 7.0 4 2 2 3 9 1 110 67
2013-05-06 MIN ND 6.0 7 4 4 2 9 0 116 49
2012-08-04 MIN ND 7.0 7 1 0 1 3 0 103 63
2012-04-25 @MIN W 5.1 10 5 5 3 2 0 107 27

SP: Mike Pelfrey (31, RHP, 3-1, 3.00)

2015 Gamelogs / 2015 Splits / vs. BOS Current Lineup
Split IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA/Pit GSc
2015 (3-1) 45.0 44 17 15 15 22 3 3.00
2014 (0-3) 23.2 29 23 21 18 10 5 7.99
2013 (5-13) 152.2 184 92 88 53 101 13 5.19
Last 7 GS 3-1 40.0 37 13 11 14 20 1 2.48 54
2015-05-20 @PIT ND 6.0 5 1 1 0 5 0 92 63
2015-05-14 @DET L 4.2 10 5 4 2 1 1 95 25
2015-05-08 @CLE W 7.0 6 2 2 2 0 0 105 55
2015-05-03 CHW ND 3.1 5 2 2 2 1 0 61 41
2015-04-28 DET W 7.0 3 2 1 2 7 0 109 70
2015-04-22 @KCR W 7.0 5 0 0 2 4 0 99 69
2015-04-17 CLE ND 5.0 3 1 1 4 2 0 88 55
Last 5 v.BOS 0-0 7.0 6 2 2 1 6 0 2.57 62
2009-05-23 @BOS ND 7.0 6 2 2 1 6 0 111 62
Red Sox Batters (3.96 RS/G) vs. Twins Pitchers (4.23 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 37.Pelfrey
G/S/vB
36.Boyer
G/S/vB
52.Duensing*
G/S/vB
62.Graham
G/S/vB
15.Perkins*
G/S/vB
57.Pressly
G/S/vB
22.Stauffer
G/S/vB
64.Thompson*
G/S/vB
59.Tonkin
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
50.Betts G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 199/149 .239/.293/.389/.682 .524/.735 .550 103/.695 5/1 5/1
16.Bianchi G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 3/.333 ··· ··· ··· ··· 0/ /// / 0/ 0/0 0/0
2.Bogaerts G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 2/.000 162/117 .282/.331/.396/.727 .778/.708 .686 85/.756 2/0 2/5
38.Castillo G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 12/6 .250/.250/.250/.500 .333/.667 12/.500 0/0 0/1
26.Holt* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 104/76 .297/.379/.429/.807 .774/.820 1.113 55/.676 1/0 1/1
3.Leon# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 43/28 .167/.250/.167/.417 .154/.551 .368 20/.284 0/0 0/0
12.Napoli G/S/vP ··· 1/2.000 13/.398 ··· 4/.500 3/1.167 1/.000 ··· ··· 162/110 .211/.309/.423/.731 .980/.623 .562 87/.892 1/1 8/2
29.Nava# G/S/vP ··· ··· 4/.250 ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 ··· ··· ··· 73/65 .159/.250/.190/.440 .452/.439 .567 29/.519 0/0 0/0
34.Ortiz* G/S/vP 3/.333 ··· 6/.334 ··· 13/.923 2/.500 1/.000 1/.000 1/.000 177/120 .221/.311/.383/.694 .266/.919 .572 95/.632 0/0 6/0
15.Pedroia G/S/vP 3/1.334 ··· 7/.971 ··· 10/.311 2/.000 1/no AB ··· 2/2.000 201/148 .286/.360/.417/.777 .765/.782 .705 106/.724 1/1 5/3
13.Ramirez G/S/vP 51/.552 9/.611 2/1.500 ··· ··· ··· 12/.973 ··· 1/.000 170/120 .263/.312/.474/.786 1.028/.691 .834 83/.585 1/2 10/2
48.Sandoval# G/S/vP 17/.529 8/.500 3/.666 ··· 1/.000 ··· 23/1.335 ··· ··· 158/114 .266/.335/.406/.741 .185/.966 .671 74/.586 0/0 5/3
23.Swihart# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 60/44 .193/.220/.246/.466 .333/.512 .500 60/.466 0/0 0/0
IP 45.0 23.0 9.2 17.1 20.1 10.2 9.2 23.1 6.2 TOTAL .240/.315/.373/.688 .646/.705 .633 .667 14/5 45/24
ERA-K/9 3.00/4.4 2.35/3.9 8.38/3.7 3.63/6.8 1.33/9.3 4.22/9.3 8.38/1.9 3.47/5.4 5.40/9.4 4.00/5.8

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Leon (1-3-1)
 Swihart (14-3-1)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 194/.259 92/.259 48/.366 74/.254 81/.228 47/.244 50/.372 94/.226 30/.296 .273  Betts
 Ramirez
 Nava
 Holt
 Castillo
0/43/0/4
38/0/0/2
6/0/15/1
4/2/9/0
0/1/3/0
OPS .689 .732 1.019 .802 .538 .636 1.207 .586 .852 .743
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 97/.547 32/.336 19/1.089 31/.787 21/.879 22/.718 19/1.169 38/.309 15/1.119 .699
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 97/.821 60/.929 29/.974 43/.813 60/.421 25/.558 31/1.215 56/.762 15/.564 .783
Home 65/.589 41/.375 22/1.275 34/.767 44/.614 24/.250 29/1.288 47/.551 14/1.012
Last 28d days 96/.760 43/.563 32/1.093 49/.755 49/.668 47/.636 5/2.400 45/.760 30/.852
HR/SB/CS 3/4/1 2/2/2 1/2/0 3/1/0 1/1/0 0/0/1 3/0/0 2/2/0 2/1/0 41/26/11
Usage ·····X·· X·o··Xo· ·o···o·· ·····X·· ··X··Xo· ·····oo· ········ o·oo·oo· ···o·o··
Twins Batters (4.64 RS/G) vs. Red Sox Pitchers (4.78 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 11.Buchholz
G/S/vB
68.Barnes
G/S/vB
32.Breslow*
G/S/vB
37.Hembree
G/S/vB
59.Layne*
G/S/vB
41.Ogando
G/S/vB
36.Tazawa
G/S/vB
19.Uehara
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
2.Dozier G/S/vP 14/.381 2/.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 5/.933 3/.000 ··· 196/124 .251/.332/.503/.835 .872/.812 .874 111/.993 3/1 9/1
5.Escobar# G/S/vP 6/1.167 2/1.000 4/.833 ··· ··· 3/.000 1/.000 2/.000 125/76 .254/.282/.364/.647 .565/.700 .819 78/.762 1/0 2/2
12.Herrmann* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 38/20 .143/.211/.229/.439 .289/.550 .409 24/.255 0/0 0/0
32.Hicks# G/S/vP 9/.708 2/.000 3/.000 ··· 1/2.000 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 46/30 .244/.261/.267/.528 .579/.500 .429 46/.528 2/1 0/0
48.Hunter G/S/vP 25/.470 2/1.000 10/1.611 1/no AB ··· 18/.457 5/1.400 15/.667 172/107 .280/.331/.465/.796 .838/.770 .757 98/.989 1/2 7/1
7.Mauer* G/S/vP 19/1.151 1/3.000 12/.872 1/.000 ··· 5/.000 3/.666 3/.000 185/110 .275/.335/.377/.712 .831/.627 .685 98/.697 1/0 1/2
9.Nunez G/S/vP 3/1.167 2/1.000 5/.800 1/.000 1/.000 5/1.200 4/.500 4/.000 33/14 .387/.424/.645/1.069 .708/1.566 .900 9/1.111 0/1 1/1
24.Plouffe G/S/vP 15/.354 1/.000 5/.650 1/.000 ··· 2/1.000 2/1.000 1/.000 173/103 .270/.353/.474/.826 .925/.761 .929 95/.957 0/0 7/3
21.Robinson G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.500 ··· 1/.000 ··· 76/30 .268/.316/.296/.612 .583/.655 .766 39/.500 3/1 0/0
20.Rosario* G/S/vP ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 47/29 .273/.283/.364/.646 .863/.509 1.011 47/.646 3/0 1/2
39.Santana# G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/no AB ··· ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 157/101 .233/.253/.320/.573 .694/.508 .732 84/.571 4/2 0/10
8.Suzuki G/S/vP 15/1.133 1/.000 2/1.000 ··· ··· 6/.733 ··· 4/.000 138/91 .240/.314/.331/.644 .672/.627 .658 76/.616 0/0 2/1
IP 53.0 12.0 20.1 2.1 13.0 17.2 20.0 15.0 TOTAL .257/.311/.388/.699 .753/.665 .784 .768 18/11 35/26
ERA-K/9 4.58/9.8 2.25/7.5 3.54/7.5 23.14/11.7 2.77/6.9 3.06/7.6 1.80/8.6 1.80/10.8 4.55/7.4

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Herrmann (3-3-0)
 Suzuki (23-8-2)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 227/.266 56/.308 89/.267 14/.500 54/.217 70/.200 77/.205 55/.140 .260  Escobar
 Robinson
 Rosario
 Nunez
 Hicks
 Hunter
 Herrmann
20/0/0/4
16/13/3/3
7/0/6/1
2/0/0/1
0/12/0/0
0/0/34/0
0/0/1/0
OPS .710 .819 .781 1.655 .554 .673 .589 .500 .746
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 126/.659 29/.806 33/.949 5/2.800 29/.361 27/.444 28/.714 29/.567 .715
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 101/.774 27/.832 56/.684 9/.873 25/.790 43/.829 49/.513 26/.432 .774
Road 126/.618 48/.710 44/.772 14/1.655 39/.511 33/.606 31/.484 27/.676
Last 28d days 111/.683 48/.875 34/1.016 3/.333 34/.501 34/.794 41/.584 35/.333
HR/SB/CS 5/1/2 2/3/0 3/0/1 1/0/0 0/1/0 3/0/1 3/2/1 2/0/0 50/25/9
Usage ····X··· X··X·o·· X··X···· o······· o···oo·· ··o·X··· ··X··oo· ·oX···X·

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 2015 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

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.