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Game Preview: CHW @ MIN, 8:10pm, Friday, September 21, 2007 @Hubert H Humphrey Metrodome

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Chicago White Sox, 66-87, 5th, 24½ GB, 22½ GB in WC

SP: Mark Buehrle (28, LHP, 9-9, 3.55)

   2007 Gamelogs / 2007 Splits / vs. MIN Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2007 (9-9)            195   199  82  77  42 112 22    3.55      
 2006 (12-13)          204   247 124 113  48  98 36    4.99      
 2005 (16-8)           236.2 240  99  82  40 149 20    3.12      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         0-3  42.2  49  27  25  13  24  6    5.27   45 
 2007-09-16    LAA  ND   6.1  11   7   6   2   3  2     106   26 
 2007-09-06    DET  ND   7     7   1   1   1   4  1     105   62 
 2007-08-31    CLE  ND   7     4   2   2   0   4  0      98   65 
 2007-08-25    BOS   L   6     6   4   4   3   3  0      99   44 
 2007-08-20    KCR  ND   5.1   6   3   3   2   4  1     101   46 
 2007-08-15    OAK   L   7     7   3   3   3   4  1     112   52 
 2007-08-09    CLE   L   4     8   7   6   2   2  1      89   20 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.MIN      4-1  34.2  41  16  10   6  19  3    2.60   52 
 2007-07-07    MIN   W   8     6   0   0   2   1  0     111   69 
 2006-08-27    MIN   W   7.1   9   1   1   0   6  0     105   62 
 2006-07-26    MIN   L   5.1  10   7   7   1   3  2      93   22 
 2006-05-14    MIN   W   6    12   7   1   2   3  0      99   33 
 2006-04-21    MIN   W   8     4   1   1   1   6  1     102   75 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   34-41   Road:   32-46   ExtrInn: 6-7 
 vsRHP:  52-60   vsLHP:  14-27   1-Run:  15-26
 vsEast: 17-23   vsCntrl:33-30   vsWest: 12-20 IL: 4-14

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
153 Thu, Sep 20  @KCR  L   0-3       66-87  5th 24.5 gb
152 Wed, Sep 19  @KCR  W   7-0       66-86  4th 24.0 gb
151 Tue, Sep 18  @KCR  L   2-3       65-86  5th 24.0 gb
150 Mon, Sep 17  @KCR  W  11-3       65-85  4th 23.0 gb
149 Sun, Sep 16   LAA  W   9-7       64-85  5th 23.0 gb
148 Sat, Sep 15   LAA  L   1-2       63-85  5th 24.0 gb
147 Fri, Sep 14   LAA  W   5-3       63-84  5th 23.0 gb
146 Wed, Sep 12   CLE  W   7-4       62-84  5th 23.0 gb
145 Tue, Sep 11   CLE  L   3-8       61-84  5th 24.0 gb
144 Mon, Sep 10   CLE  L   2-6       61-83  5th 23.0 gb
 Last 10: 5-5    Last 20: 9-11   Last 30:12-18
Minnesota Twins, 75-77, 3rd, 15 GB, 13 GB in WC

SP: Johan Santana (28, LHP, 15-12, 3.14)

   2007 Gamelogs / 2007 Splits / vs. CHW Current Lineup
 Split         Opp Dec   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO HR ERA/Pit GmSc
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 2007 (15-12)          209   173  79  73  48 220 30    3.14      
 2006 (19-6)           233.2 186  79  72  47 245 24    2.77      
 2005 (16-7)           231.2 180  77  74  45 238 22    2.87      
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 7 GS         3-3  49    44  20  20   9  50  6    3.67   59 
 2007-09-15    DET   L   8     6   4   4   2   7  0     107   59 
 2007-09-09    CHW   W   7     5   1   1   2  10  0     116   71 
 2007-09-03    CLE   L   6     6   4   4   3   3  1     105   44 
 2007-08-29    CLE   L   6    10   4   4   1   2  2     104   37 
 2007-08-24    BAL   W   7     8   4   4   1   7  3     103   51 
 2007-08-19    TEX   W   8     2   0   0   0  17  0     112   95 
 2007-08-13    SEA  ND   7     7   3   3   0   4  0     107   55 
+------------+----+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+--+-------+----+
 Last 5 v.CHW      4-0  36    25   9   8   7  35  4    2.00   67 
 2007-09-09    CHW   W   7     5   1   1   2  10  0     116   71 
 2007-05-28    CHW   W   8     7   4   4   1   7  2     106   58 
 2007-04-08    CHW   W   7     1   0   0   3   9  0      97   81 
 2006-08-26    CHW  ND   7     6   3   2   1   4  2      95   58 
 2006-08-20    CHW   W   7     6   1   1   0   5  0      99   66 
Lineups / Orders / Splits: Bat / Pitch / GL: Bat / Pitch
 Home:   40-38   Road:   35-39   ExtrInn: 5-7 
 vsRHP:  54-54   vsLHP:  21-23   1-Run:  20-22
 vsEast: 17-17   vsCntrl:26-40   vsWest: 21-13 IL:11-7 

Last 10 Games
Gm# Date & Box   Opp W/L Score      Record   Place/GB
152 Wed, Sep 19   TEX  W   4-2       75-77  3rd 15.0 gb
151 Tue, Sep 18   TEX  W   4-2       74-77  3rd 15.0 gb
150 Mon, Sep 17   TEX  W   5-4       73-77  3rd 15.0 gb
149 Sun, Sep 16   DET  L   4-6       72-77  3rd 15.0 gb
148 Sat, Sep 15   DET  L   3-4       72-76  3rd 15.0 gb
147 Fri, Sep 14   DET  L   2-4       72-75  3rd 14.0 gb
146 Wed, Sep 12  @KCR  L   3-6       72-74  3rd 13.0 gb
145 Tue, Sep 11  @KCR  W   6-3       72-73  3rd 13.0 gb
144 Mon, Sep 10  @KCR  W   4-2       71-73  3rd 13.0 gb
143 Sun, Sep  9  @CHW  W   5-2       70-73  3rd 13.0 gb
 Last 10: 6-4    Last 20: 8-12   Last 30:14-16
Last 10 games for these teams head-to-head
Sun, Sep 09, 2007 MIN  5 @CHW  2    W:Johan Santana (15-11), L: Jon Garland (9-11), S: Joe Nathan (30)
Sat, Sep 08, 2007 CHW  8  MIN  7    W:Mike Myers (4-0), L: Carmen Cali (0-1), S: Matt Thornton (2)
Fri, Sep 07, 2007 CHW 11  MIN 10 (13)   W:Heath Phillips (1-1), L: Juan Rincon (3-3), S: none
Sun, Jul 08, 2007 CHW  6  MIN  3    W:Javier Vazquez (6-5), L: Carlos Silva (6-10), S: none
Sat, Jul 07, 2007 CHW  3  MIN  1    W:Mark Buehrle (6-4), L: Boof Bonser (5-6), S: Bobby Jenks (23)
Fri, Jul 06, 2007 MIN 12 @CHW  0    W:Matt Garza (1-0), L: Gavin Floyd (0-1), S: none
Fri, Jul 06, 2007 MIN 20 @CHW 14    W:Scott Baker (3-3), L: Jon Garland (6-6), S: none
Wed, May 30, 2007 MIN  7  CHW  6    W:Joe Nathan (2-1), L: Mike MacDougal (1-2), S: none
Tue, May 29, 2007 MIN  9  CHW  2    W:Boof Bonser (4-1), L: John Danks (3-5), S: none
Mon, May 28, 2007 MIN 10  CHW  4    W:Johan Santana (6-4), L: Jose Contreras (4-5), S: none
Season Series: 2007 - MIN leads 8-7; 2006 - MIN won 10-9; 2005 - CHW won 11-7; All-Time - CHW leads 1052-956

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 2007 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

Stat

Best

Middle

Worst

RS/G

NYY  5.88

OAK  4.63

WSN  4.10

RA/G

SDP  3.97

MIL  4.78

TBD  5.80

BA

M. Ordonez  .353

J. Rollins  .294

J. LaRue  .153

OBP

B. Bonds  .483

T. Glaus  .366

J. LaRue  .247

SLG

C. Ross  .667

G. Atkins  .478

A. Gonzalez  .254

OPS

C. Ross  1.080

R. Cano  .837

J. LaRue  .530

ERA

J. Peavy  2.39

J. Maine  4.04

A. Eaton  6.36

K/9IP

E. Bedard  10.93

K. Wells  6.49

S. Trachsel  3.04

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Chicago White Sox Batters (4.24 RS/G) vs. Minnesota Twins Pitchers (4.45 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 57.Santana*
G/S/vB
53.Blackburn
G/S/vB
56.Cali*
G/S/vB
51.DePaula
G/S/vB
54.Guerrier
G/S/vB
36.Nathan
G/S/vB
17.Neshek
G/S/vB
60.Perkins*
G/S/vB
39.Rincon
G/S/vB
59.Slowey
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHRdLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
8.Cintron# G/S/vP 10/.600 ··· 1/3.000 1/2.000 7/1.000 9/1.000 4/.250 1/.000 5/.000 1/.000 195/172 .245/.282/.326/.608 .590/.610 .671 34/.976 2/1 2/10
23.Dye G/S/vP 58/.626 ··· 1/.000 ··· 10/.600 10/1.214 4/.250 3/.000 12/.440 1/.000 532/393 .250/.316/.483/.799 .939/.751 .808 81/.844 2/1 27/3
17.Erstad* G/S/vP 36/.528 ··· 1/.000 ··· 3/1.000 8/.804 ··· 1/.000 8/.000 ··· 329/241 .248/.308/.330/.638 .445/.707 .582 67/.461 7/2 3/2
27.Fields G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· 1/3.000 1/3.000 4/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 380/275 .241/.296/.465/.761 1.007/.667 .717 98/.760 1/1 20/10
26.Gonzalez G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 206/114 .188/.283/.254/.537 .564/.516 .508 75/.359 1/5 2/8
44.Hall G/S/vP 11/.473 ··· 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 3/.000 1/.000 105/58 .206/.219/.235/.454 .616/.328 .530 18/.284 0/0 0/3
14.Konerko G/S/vP 61/.583 ··· ··· ··· 12/.000 12/.350 5/.600 3/1.667 21/1.569 1/.000 606/441 .262/.355/.492/.847 .986/.794 .849 103/.760 0/1 29/5
55.Lucy G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 7/5 .286/.286/.286/.571 1.000/.400 1.000 7/.571 0/0 0/0
7.Owens* G/S/vP 4/.500 ··· 2/.500 ··· 3/.666 ··· 1/2.000 ··· 1/.000 1/2.000 352/286 .254/.318/.301/.619 .544/.636 .630 107/.690 28/7 1/2
12.Pierzynski* G/S/vP 21/.200 ··· 3/1.666 ··· 12/.364 7/.286 5/1.400 1/.000 7/.572 ··· 496/382 .259/.307/.399/.706 .711/.704 .740 89/.595 1/1 14/2
22.Podsednik* G/S/vP 10/.311 ··· 2/2.000 ··· 13/.321 5/.400 1/2.000 1/.000 6/.666 1/.000 208/144 .243/.302/.349/.652 .809/.584 .673 38/.427 12/5 2/4
1.Richar* G/S/vP 3/.000 ··· ··· 1/2.000 ··· 2/.000 1/3.000 ··· 1/.000 2/.000 172/137 .237/.300/.436/.736 .772/.727 .739 101/.761 1/3 6/3
30.Terrero G/S/vP 3/2.334 ··· 2/.500 1/2.000 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· 2/.500 ··· 134/72 .232/.353/.375/.728 .748/.723 .739 6/1.167 4/3 5/1
25.Thome* G/S/vP 33/.784 ··· 3/2.334 1/5.000 6/.533 4/.500 ··· 2/.000 11/1.985 1/.000 506/348 .271/.403/.534/.937 .616/1.091 .917 98/1.005 0/1 30/0
5.Uribe G/S/vP 50/.400 ··· 1/.000 ··· 13/.539 9/.000 5/.000 2/.000 12/.455 2/3.000 528/387 .229/.282/.396/.678 .762/.647 .573 107/.805 1/7 20/16
IP 209.0 6.2 21.0 15.0 84.2 67.1 70.1 26.0 56.2 54.0 TOTAL .245/.317/.400/.717 .723/.715 .698 74/42 178/102
ERA-K/9 3.14/9.5 2.70/5.4 4.71/6.0 9.00/2.4 2.23/6.7 2.00/9.5 2.94/9.5 3.46/6.9 5.40/7.3 5.00/5.8 4.14/6.8

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Hall (21-2-5)
 Lucy (7-0-0)
 Pierzynski (59-20-13)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 833/.224 26/.292 101/.265 74/.361 335/.212 261/.210 278/.183 105/.236 262/.281 248/.301 .267  Dye
 Podsednik
 Gonzalez
 Erstad
 Terrero
 Owens
 Fields
0/0/127/9
48/3/0/3
18/10/10/2
10/44/8/2
5/38/12/2
11/76/0/1
19/0/0/1
OPS .667 .638 .794 1.059 .592 .564 .591 .685 .817 .903 .749
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 211/.619 17/.996 53/.744 37/.986 143/.692 128/.570 113/.618 35/.734 127/.954 134/.872 .797
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 622/.683 9/.000 48/.847 37/1.133 192/.518 133/.557 165/.573 70/.658 135/.689 114/.937 .709
Home 386/.647 15/.481 48/.581 36/.864 189/.629 159/.560 155/.560 60/.723 135/.782 119/.812 .710
Last 28d days 140/.787 26/.638 41/.863 56/.853 59/.785 42/.614 47/.875 8/.375 56/.719 74/.715
HR/SB/CS 30/6/5 0/0/1 2/0/0 4/0/0 7/6/2 4/4/0 7/1/2 2/1/1 9/3/1 16/0/0 172/55/41
Usage ·····X·· ········ ····o··· ··o·o··· ··XX·Xo· ·oXX···· ····X·o· ·oo····· ·o·X··X· ···X····
Minnesota Twins Batters (4.50 RS/G) vs. Chicago White Sox Pitchers (5.22 RA/G) -- OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850
PA/OPS 56.Buehrle*
G/S/vB
41.Broadway
G/S/vB
63.Bukvich
G/S/vB
45.Jenks
G/S/vB
57.Logan*
G/S/vB
47.MacDougal
G/S/vB
36.Myers*
G/S/vB
43.Phillips*
G/S/vB
37.Thornton*
G/S/vB
62.Wassermann
G/S/vB
PA/vRHBA/OBP/SLG/OPSvLH/RHHmLast 28dSB/CSHR/E
18.Bartlett G/S/vP 18/.588 ··· 1/.000 7/.000 1/.000 10/1.200 ··· ··· 5/1.000 ··· 538/394 .268/.340/.363/.703 .850/.649 .671 106/.731 22/3 5/26
32.Buscher* G/S/vP ··· 1/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· ··· 2/1.000 ··· ··· ··· 68/59 .263/.358/.368/.727 .619/.742 .546 44/.852 0/0 2/4
25.Casilla# G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 184/104 .241/.274/.282/.556 .690/.454 .492 49/.575 11/1 0/8
5.Cuddyer G/S/vP 63/.849 ··· 1/.000 11/.808 4/1.000 8/.661 4/.833 1/2.000 6/.666 ··· 584/412 .275/.354/.433/.787 .864/.755 .873 108/.778 4/0 15/4
20.Ford G/S/vP 45/.811 ··· ··· 7/.619 1/.000 6/1.467 1/.000 ··· 3/1.167 ··· 125/79 .232/.312/.366/.678 .773/.624 .695 2/ 3/1 3/1
41.Heintz G/S/vP 3/.000 1/.000 ··· 1/2.000 ··· ··· 2/.000 ··· 1/.000 ··· 52/38 .234/.280/.234/.514 .429/.548 .325 25/.488 0/0 0/0
48.Hunter G/S/vP 71/.605 ··· 2/.500 6/.583 3/.666 14/.917 1/.000 1/.000 6/.900 ··· 611/442 .291/.339/.520/.858 .915/.836 .867 113/.760 17/8 28/2
50.Jones* G/S/vP ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· ··· 64/54 .169/.234/.220/.455 .300/.484 .572 22/.568 0/1 0/1
16.Kubel* G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/no AB 2/.000 1/no AB ··· 3/.666 ··· 3/.666 ··· 435/359 .269/.329/.442/.772 .696/.787 .758 82/1.023 4/0 12/2
23.LeCroy G/S/vP 56/.973 ··· 2/.000 3/.666 ··· 4/1.250 ··· ··· 1/.000 ··· 3/3 .333/.333/.333/.667 /.667 .000 3/.667 0/0 0/0
7.Mauer* G/S/vP 13/.237 ··· 1/.000 8/1.000 4/1.250 1/no AB 4/.250 ··· 9/.583 ··· 456/303 .286/.379/.417/.796 .650/.872 .666 45/.754 7/1 6/1
33.Morneau* G/S/vP 26/.606 ··· ··· 11/.182 7/1.286 5/1.000 11/.364 1/.000 11/.364 ··· 630/418 .274/.343/.501/.844 .703/.917 .814 109/.638 1/1 30/5
8.Punto# G/S/vP 23/.534 ··· 3/.333 4/.583 1/.000 6/1.000 3/.666 1/.000 11/.830 ··· 512/346 .211/.294/.269/.563 .458/.617 .537 77/.603 16/6 1/12
55.Redmond G/S/vP 19/1.053 ··· ··· 3/.333 ··· 4/1.000 1/.000 ··· ··· ··· 297/197 .295/.347/.354/.701 .853/.626 .719 34/.762 0/0 1/0
38.Rodriguez# G/S/vP ··· ··· 1/.000 2/2.000 1/no AB 3/.000 1/.000 1/.000 ··· ··· 162/129 .218/.269/.306/.575 .488/.596 .675 42/.653 1/0 2/4
12.Tyner* G/S/vP 9/.347 ··· 1/.000 4/.000 ··· 3/.333 2/.000 ··· 2/.000 ··· 318/251 .289/.335/.361/.696 .626/.713 .679 78/.716 8/3 1/1
24.White G/S/vP 32/.648 ··· 2/.500 4/1.000 1/5.000 4/.500 5/.200 1/2.000 2/.000 ··· 107/65 .155/.224/.278/.503 .607/.436 .230 38/.696 0/0 3/0
IP 195.0 4.1 35.2 62.0 46.1 39.2 52.1 6.0 51.2 22.0 TOTAL .266/.331/.393/.724 .718/.726 .705 106/29 111/90
ERA-K/9 3.55/5.2 2.08/12.6 5.05/4.5 2.90/8.1 4.86/5.6 6.35/8.4 3.78/4.5 3.00/1.5 5.05/8.5 2.45/5.3 4.80/6.3

 Catcher Def.
 (SB-CS-PB)
 Heintz (12-1-1)
 Mauer (20-24-3)
 Redmond (23-16-0)

OF G: LF / CF / RF - A

BF/BA 806/.266 19/.200 170/.257 238/.199 207/.300 193/.285 228/.264 26/.333 231/.277 88/.218 .277  Cuddyer
 Hunter
 Tyner
 Kubel
 Ford
 Jones
 White
0/0/130/18
0/145/0/5
44/14/18/3
78/0/0/2
34/12/3/1
5/0/1/0
15/0/0/0
OPS .721 .649 .801 .495 .811 .808 .745 .926 .805 .578 .777
vs LHB (BF-OPS) 160/.843 8/1.000 54/.719 101/.560 89/.606 52/.895 113/.748 9/.819 94/.869 19/1.365 .800
vs RHB (BF-OPS) 646/.691 11/.455 116/.838 137/.447 118/.965 141/.776 115/.741 17/.978 137/.761 69/.378 .763
Road 377/.665 / 72/.641 112/.521 97/.731 101/.894 78/.834 11/1.434 112/.691 50/.622 .770
Last 28d days 114/.687 19/.649 38/.935 33/.515 35/1.209 49/.926 47/.836 26/.926 46/.795 33/.667
HR/SB/CS 22/2/3 0/0/0 5/1/0 2/5/0 6/5/1 2/7/0 6/4/2 1/0/0 4/1/1 0/2/0 167/89/22
Usage ····X··· ········ ····o··· ······o· ·····o·· ····Xo·· ··o··oo· ···X···· ····o··· ··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.

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