first-half Numbers don’t lie
Record since June 21.
Stats to right are all through Thursday.
ERA of Twins starters; no other major league team is over 5.00.
Combined batting average of Twins outfielders.
Strikeouts by Twins pitchers; no other major league team is under 600.
Combined batting average of 3-4-5 hitters; opponents’ middle-order hitters are .298 vs. Twins.
Good at what?
1: Scott Diamond, expected to be the staff ace, has an ERA of 5.32 in 17 starts.
2: Rookie center fielder Aaron Hicks has struggled to get his batting average over .200.
3: Josh Willingham, currently on the DL, has been unable to come anywhere near his 2012 numbers.
4: Kevin Correia leads the Twins with 62 strikeouts. That ties him for 55th in the American League.