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Chart: Twins' first-half numbers don't lie

  • July 13, 2013 - 11:34 PM

first-half Numbers don’t lie

5-22

Record since June 21.

Stats to right are all through Thursday.

5.34

ERA of Twins starters; no other major league team is over 5.00.

.233

Combined batting average of Twins outfielders.

526

Strikeouts by Twins pitchers; no other major league team is under 600.

.248

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.

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