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.
|San Diego||0||Bottom 3rd Inning|
|Washington - J. Zimmermann||6:10 PM|
|Miami - N. Eovaldi|
|Philadelphia - A. Burnett||6:10 PM|
|NY Mets - B. Colon|
|Milwaukee - K. Lohse||6:10 PM|
|Tampa Bay - J. Odorizzi|
|Toronto - R. Dickey||6:10 PM|
|Boston - C. Buchholz|
|Arizona - C. Anderson||6:10 PM|
|Cincinnati - H. Bailey|
|Colorado - Y. Flande||7:05 PM|
|Chicago Cubs - T. Wada|
|NY Yankees - D. Phelps||7:05 PM|
|Texas - Y. Darvish|
|Oakland - J. Chavez||7:10 PM|
|Houston - B. Oberholtzer|
|Pittsburgh - V. Worley||9:15 PM|
|San Francisco - M. Bumgarner|
|Los Angeles||9:00 PM|