1 MINNESOT TWINS (8-18) T HOUSTON STROS (8-18) TUESDY, MY 3, :10 PM CT - FOX SPORTS NORTH / TRESURE ISLND BSEBLL NETWORK / L RZ lex Meyer (R, 0-0, 18.00) vs. Collin McHugh (R, 2-3, 6.65) GME 27 ROD GME 13 Upcoming Probable Pitchers & Broadcast Schedule Date Opponent Probable Pitchers Time Television Radio / Spanish Radio 5/4 at Houston Phil Hughes (R, 1-4, 4.45) vs. Mike Fiers (R, 2-1, 4.97) 7:10 pm Fox Sports North TIBN-G Games can be heard via the Twins website at twinsbaseball.com. ll game times are listed as Central. TWINS T GLNCE Record: Home Record: Road Record: Record in series: Series Openers: Series Finales: Rubber Games:... Sweeps/Swept:...1/5 pril: May: June:... July:... ugust:... September/October:... vs. merican League East: vs. merican League Central: vs. merican League West: vs. National League: Games vs. LH Starter: Games vs. RH Starter: Twins score first: Opponent scores first: Come-from-behind wins:... 7 Leading after 7/8 inn.:...5-2/4-1 Trailing after 7/8 inn.: /1-13 Tied after 7/8 inn.:...1-3/2-4 Extra-innings: run games: Twins out-hit opp.: Opp. out-hit Twins: Twins/Opp. have = hits:... Twins get Quality Start: Twins starter goes 6+ IP: Most games over.500:... Most games under.500:...11, 5/2 Longest winning-streak:... 4, 4/15-18 Longest losing-streak:... 9, 4/4-14 When Twins score 4+: When Twins score 3-: Team-high hits:...14, 2x, last 4/26 vs. CLE Team-high runs:... 8, 4/21 at MIL Opp.-high hits:...18, 4/29 vs. DET Opp.-high runs:... 10, 4/20 at MIL Twins get 10+ hits: Walk-Off W/L:...3/3 Shutouts W/L:...0/3 Complete Games:...1, Hughes 4/18 vs. MIL Target Field Sellouts ( 16/ll-Time):...1/159 RECENT TRNSCTIONS 3/29 RHP Kintzler reassigned to ml camp LHP Darnell reassigned to ml camp LHP O Rourke optioned to RHP Duffey optioned to 4/2 LHP bad contract selected 4/9 OF/IF D. Santana placed on DL 4/13 LHP Perkins placed on DL LHP Rogers recalled from 4/14 OF Murphy signed to minor league contract 4/16 LHP bad placed on bereavement list LHP O Rourke recalled from 4/19 LHP bad reinstated from bereavement LHP Rogers optioned to INF Plouffe placed on DL INF Polanco recalled from 4/23 INF Polanco optioned to 4/24 RHP Duffey recalled from 4/25 IF/OF D. Santana reinstated from DL RHP Meyer recalled from OF Buxton optioned to OF Kepler optioned to 4/26 RHP Gibson placed on DL RHP Santana placed on DL RHP Berrios contract purchased IF Polanco recalled from 5/3 IF Plouffe reinstated from DL OF Polanco optioned to THE TWINS: fter recently completing their six-game homestand with a record of 2-4 (2-1 against the Indians and 0-3 against the Tigers), the Twins snapped their four-game losing streak with a win in Houston last night...tonight, they will continue their six-game, seven-day roadtrip with the second of three against the stros...after the series finale tomorrow night, they will travel to Chicago for an off-day Thursday and play the White Sox over the weekend... the Twins have gone 2-10 on the road this season, compared to 6-8 at home. YES WY, JOSE!: The Twins beat the stros last night by a score of 6-2, snapping Dallas Keuchel s 17-game home win-streak...jose Berrios (1-1) was the starter and winner, earning his first major league victory, allowing two runs on three hits in 5.1 innings pitched with eight strikeouts...brian Dozier had three of the Twins eight hits and Byung Ho Park had two, one of which was his first career triple. ccording to Elias, at 21 years, 341 days, Berrios became the youngest Twins pitcher to win a road start since Pat Mahomes did it May 19, 1992 at Toronto, at 21 years and 284 days. PLOUFFE, THERE HE IS: The Twins announced last night that they will return infielder Trevor Plouffe from his rehab assignment and reinstate him from the 15-day disabled list, prior to tonight s game in Houston...he has missed the Twins last 14 games with a right intercostal strain...he played two games for Single- Ft. Myers on his rehab assignment...to make room for Plouffe on the 25-man roster, the Twins have optioned infielder Jorge Polanco to Triple- Rochester. Plouffe was hitting.435 (10-for-23) with four doubles, one home run and five RBI in his final six games before being placed on the disabled list...additionally, he has eight hits in his last 10 at-bats (3 doubles). TOUCHING BSE WITH JOE MUER: Joe Mauer has reached base in all of his 26 games this season, the longest streak in baseball to start 2016 and the only player in baseball with a minimum of 15 games to reach in all his games played...last season, Matt Holliday reached in his first 45 games...below are the Twins longest on-base streaks all-time (since 1961) to begin a season: PLYER STREK YER ENDED Kent Hrbek May 13 Jacque Jones May 8 Joe Mauer present Chuck Knoblauch pril 26 Tom Brunansky May 4 MUER BEING MUER: Joe Mauer has played in 25 of 26 first innings this season, going 9-for-18 with seven walks, a double, a home run and five runs scored...additionally, he enters today first in the L in on-base percentage (.452), second in walks (21), eighth in batting average (.326) and tied for seventh in hits (30)...he has reached base 52 times (30 hits, 21 walks, 1 hit-by-pitch) this season, the most in baseball. STREKS Current Streak:...1 win Last 5 games: Last 10 games: Last 15 games: Last 20 games: TWINS VS. HOUSTON 2016 Record: Current Streak:...1 win 2016 at Home: at Houston: ll-time Record: ll-time at Home: ll-time at Houston: Game Logs: Date Site Score Winner/Loser/Save 5/2 HOU 6-2 Berrios/Keuchel 5/3 HOU 5/4 HOU 8/8 MIN 8/9 MIN 8/10 MIN 8/11 MIN RODTRIP (0-1) Batting verage (8-for-32) Runs Per-Game (6 R/1 G) Home Runs...1 RISP (2-for-6) Fielding Errors...0 Team ER (9.0 IP, 2 ER) Starters W-L Starters ER (5.1 IP, 2 ER) Relievers W-L-S Relievers ER (3.2 IP, 0 ER) Save/Opportunities...0/0 TWINS-STROS, FOR THE RECORD: The Twins are all-time against the stros, including a record of 12-7 since the stros joined the merican League in they are 13-8 all-time in Houston, going 3-2 in the strodome from and 10-6 in Minute Maid Park. Joe Mauer has reached safely in all 10 career games at Minute Maid Park. Eduardo Nunez is hitting.348 (16-for-46) in 13 career games against Houston...he has homered in four of his last six games against the stros. SERIES STUFF: The Twins are in series play this season, their two series wins coming pril vs. Los ngeles-l at Target Field and pril vs. Cleveland at Target Field...their last series win on the road came September 28-October 1, 2015, winning three of four at Cleveland...they are all-time in series play in Houston. EDURDO EN FUEGO: Eduardo Nunez has reached safely in 13 of his last 14 games...in that same span, he is hitting.339 (19-for-56) with two doubles, one triple, one home run, nine RBI, 10 runs scored and four stolen bases...he is hitting.404 (23-for-57) against right-handed pitching. INSIDE THE PRK: Byung Ho Park is hitting.333 (12-for-36) with two doubles, one triple, four home runs and eight RBI in his last 11 games...he ranks first among L rookies in home runs and second among all rookies in baseball, trailing Colorado s Trevor Story (10)... additionally, he leads L rookies in total bases (42), extra-base hits (11) and slugging percentage (.583). ON THIS DY IN TWINS HISTORY: In 2011, Francisco Liriano threw the fifth no-hitter in Twins history and first no-hitter of the MLB season as the Twins beat the White Sox, Jason Kubel s solo homer in the fourth inning off Edwin Jackson was the game s only run...in 2013, Justin Morneau recorded his 800th career RBI in a Twins 7-6 loss at Cleveland...Morneau finished his Twins career with 860 RBI which stands as the fifth most in club history. THIS ND THT: The Twins have won five straight against L West opponents, dating back to they are 4-0 this season. Twins are hitting.339 (20-for-59) with runners in scoring position in their last eight games. Twins pitchers have induced 18 groundball double plays, tied for fifth most in the L. UPCOMING MILESTONES PLYER CURRENT NO. MILESTONE WITHIN RECH Joe Mauer RBI...Needs 29 to tie Torii Hunter (792) for 6th on Twins all-time list 1727 hits...needs 22 to tie Kent Hrbek (1749) for 4th on Twins all-time list 349 doubles...needs 1 to reach 350 for career Paul Molitor...90 wins...needs 10 to reach 100 career managerial wins Glen Perkins games...needs 19 to tie Matt Guerrier (420) for 5th on Twins all-time list Kurt Suzuki hits...needs 7 hits to reach 1,000 for career
2 STRTING PITCHER PGE 2 LEX MEYER #51 Height: 6-9 Weight: 225 B/T: R/R ge: 26 (1/3/1990 in Greensburg, IN) 2016: 0-0, ER CREER: 0-0, ER He is making his second appearance and first start of He is making his 4th career appearance and 1st career start MJOR LEGUE DY-BY-DY Date Opp. Dec. IP H R ER HR BB SO Left/Final Notes Pitches/K 4/29 vs. DET ND / - Third career relief appearance 29/18 PRIL TOTLS ER RECORD IP H R ER HR BB SO ER 2016 TOTLS S RELIEVER S STRTER CREER MLB TOTLS MINOR LEGUE DY-BY-DY Date Opp. Dec. IP H R ER HR BB SO Left/Final Notes Pitches/K 4/10 vs. SWB ND / - First start since 5/19/15 vs. DUR 58/37 4/15 at BUF W / - Most strikeouts in a game since 4/21/15 92/60 4/20 vs. PW L / - Threw his most pitches on the season 98/61 PRIL TOTLS ER RECORD IP H R ER HR BB SO ER 2016 MINORS TOTLS CREER MILB TOTLS THE HOOSIER STTE: lex John Meyer graduate of Greensburg (IN) High School...as a senior was named FLC ll-merican and Louisville Slugger High School ll-merican; rated number five prospect in all of high school baseball by Baseball merica; ranked number two prospect by Baseball merica at Perfect Game s National Showcase in Cincinnati; named Gatorade Indiana Player of the Year and Louisville Slugger Indiana Player of the Year; named Indiana Mr. Baseball and First-Team ll-state; earned EIC Conference MVP honors and EIC ll-conference honors...went 8-0 with a 0.95 ER, 30 walks and 108 strikeouts as a senior...holds school records for most strikeouts in a season, career and lowest season ER...three-year letter winner in baseball...played basketball four years and named ll-conference twice...played football as a freshman...spends time in the offseason as substitute teacher in hometown Greensburg (IN) schools ( ). LST STRT: Started his third game of the season for the Rochester Red Wings and threw 7.0 innings with five hits allowed, two runs, two walks and seven strikeouts...it was his second straight start pitching into the seventh inning...threw 98 pitches, 61 for strikes, his most pitches thrown in a start this season...his last major league appearance came last Friday, pril 29, against the Tigers when he pitched in relief, going 1.0 inning of work allowing two runs on five hits while walking one and striking out one...his first three appearances on the season came as a starter for Triple- Rochester. SPRING RECP: Meyer made four spring training appearances, all of them coming in relief...he went 0-0, 5.79 ER (4.2 IP, 3 ER) with four walks and three strikeouts...his final spring outing came March 17 at Baltimore, when he went 1.0 inning, giving up one run on three hits with no walks and no strikeouts...his longest outing came in a relief appearance March 14th at St. Louis when he went 2.0 innings not allowing a run while giving up two hits with one walk and no strikeouts and picked up a hold...he was optioned to Triple- Rochester March 18th. MLB DEBUT: Meyer made his Major League debut June 26, 2015 at Milwaukee...he worked 1.2 innings, allowing four runs on three hits and gave up one walk while striking out two... he fanned Jean Segura in the second inning for his first MLB strikeout RECP: Played in second spring training with Twins and was optioned to Triple- Rochester March 20, where he started the season. Tied minor league single-game career-high with 11 strikeouts in 6.0 shutout innings pril 21 at Syracuse (ND). Began season in Red Wings rotation, going 2-3, 7.09 ER (39.1 IP, 31 ER) with 24 walks and 41 strikeouts in eight stars. Moved to bullpen in late May and made nine appearances, allowing one earned run in 17.0 innings pitched (0.53 ER) with six walks and 20 strikeouts. Recalled from Triple- Rochester June 26. Made major league debut June 26 at Milwaukee, entering the game in relief in the first inning; allowed four runs on three hits in 1.2 innings pitched...recorded first strikeout, fanning Jean Segura in the second inning. ppeared in one more game and was optioned back to Rochester July 4. Held opponents scoreless in his final seven appearances with Rochester (15.2 IP) since ugust 16, including six walks and 19 strikeouts. Posted a 3.08 ER (52.2 IP, 18 ER) in 30 relief appearances with the Red Wings. Named 12th best prospect in Twins system by Baseball merica, entering BIG BLUE NTION: ttended the University of Kentucky from , going 13-12, 4.71 ER (212.0 IP, 111 ER) with 127 walks, 253 strikeouts, four complete games and two shutouts in 39 career games (36 starts)...went 7-5, 2.94 ER (101.0 IP, 33 ER) with 46 walks and 110 strikeouts in 14 starts as a junior in named to SEC Freshman cademic Honor Roll in 2009 and First-Team Preseason ll-sec by Baseball merica in Second-Team ll-sec Starting Pitcher, voted on by coaches in career strikeouts ranks fifth best in program history, just behind fourth-place and former NL Cy Young winner Brandon Webb s 259 career strikeouts HIGHS CREER HIGHS CG s: - - CG s: - - SHO s: - - SHO s: - - Low Hit: - - Low-Hit: - - Innings: 1.0, 4/29 vs. DET Innings: 1.2, 6/26/15 at MIL SO: 1, 4/29 vs. DET SO: 2, 6/26/15 at MIL Walks: 1, 4/29 vs. DET Walks: 2, 6/29/15 at CIN Hits: 5, 4/29 vs. DET Hits: 5, 4/29/16 vs. DET Home Runs: - - Home Runs: 2, 6/26/15 at MIL Win-Streak: - - Win-Streak: - - Loss-Streak: - - Loss-Streak: - - CREER NOTES Major League debut June 26, 2015 at Milwaukee. Named 12th best prospect in Twins system by Baseball merica, entering Ranked fifth best prospect and best curveball in Twins system by Baseball merica entering Named 29th best prospect in baseball by MLB.com entering Selected to play in SiriusXM Futures Game July 13, 2014 at Target Field. cquired via trade with Washington in November of 2012 in exchange for Denard Span. Selected by Washington in first round (23rd overall) of 2011 First-Year Player Draft; signed by scout Reed Dunn. Originally drafted by Boston in 20th round of 2008 First-Year Player Draft. s a senior named Indiana Mr. Baseball; named Gatorade Indiana Player of the Year and Louisville Slugger Indiana Player of the Year MISC. NUMBERS W L ER G IP ER VG H B HR BB SO Home: Vs. Left: Road: Vs. Right: Day: TOTLS: Night: Grass: None On: Turf: Runners On: PLUS IP/QULITY STRTS YER STRTS 6+ IP QS TOTLS MORE MISCELLNEOUS NUMBERS BSE RUNNERS PICK-OFFS SB-TT GIDP MEYER: RUNS/HITS PER INNING INNING: RUNS/HITS: -/- -/- -/- -/- -/- -/- -/- 0/2 2/3 MEYER VS. HOUSTON 2015 vs. Houston: vs. Houston at Home: vs. Houston at Houston: - - Career vs. Houston: - - Career vs. Houston at Home: - - Career vs. Houston at Houston: - - BTTER-PITCHER MTCH-UPS Meyer vs. the stros PLYER VG B H HR BB SO Gomez TWINS STRTERS IN 2016 McHugh vs. the Twins PLYER VG B H HR BB SO Dozier Escobar Mauer Plouffe Santana Suzuki rcia Rosario Sano Nunez Pitcher Last Start (IP-H-R-ER-BB-K-HR) Dec. Starts QS Team Rec. Run Supp. RS VG Santana 4/19 vs, MIL ( ) ND Gibson 4/22 at WS ( ) L Hughes 4/29 vs. DET ( ) L Milone 4/25 vs, CLE ( ) ND Nolasco 5/1 vs. DET ( ) ND Duffey 4/30 vs. DET ( ) L Berrios 5/2 at HOU ( ) W Meyer TOMORROW'S STRTER - PHIL HUGHES, RHP (SESON: 1-4, 4.45 ER ; CREER: 84-73, 4.04 ER) Hughes will be making his sixth start of the season tomorrow night against the Houston stros in the finale of a three game series...in his last start against the Tigers he dealt 5.0 innings, surrendering four runs on seven hits with two walks and two strikeouts and was dealt the loss, it was his first non quality start of the season...hughes threw a season low 81 pitches and the 5.0 innings of work was also a season low...this will be his third career start against the stros and the first one coming on the road...he is 1-1, 7.71 ER (11.2 IP, 10 ER) with two walks and 13 strikeouts in his career against Houston...In his last start against the stros, and his only start as a Twin versus them, Hughes went 6.0 innings, allowing five runs on six hits while not walking anyone and striking out seven.
3 BULLPEN NOTES PGE 3 FERNNDO BD - LHP #58 Height: 6-1 Weight: 220 B/T: L/L ge: 30 (12/17/85 In La Romana, DR) Obtained: Signed as minor league free agent, 12/16/15 Roadtrip: 0-0-0, 0.00 (1.1 IP), K Series at HOU: 0-0-0, 0.00 (1.1 IP), K vs. Left:.000 vs. Right:.231 Had Has his allowed 9.2 scoreless six hits and inning three streak walks snapped, while striking after allowing out 14 an in his unearned 13 appearances run 4/27 against this season Cleveland; (12.0 it IP)...all is the longest hits were by a singles. Twin this season. Holding opponents to a.156 (5-for-32) batting average with runners in scoring position and two outs since start of Made 10 appearances in Grapefruit League, posting a 2.61 ER (10.1 IP, 3 ER) with no walks and five strikeouts Oakland is his ( )...has first season made pitching 263 with career the relief Twins...spent appearances parts (6 of starts)...ranks six previous seasons tied 2nd with in L Houston in games ( ), among lefties Washington since 2014 (2013) (143). and Posted a 3.38 ER (26.2 IP, 10 ER) in 33 appearance at home and 5.41 ER (21.0 IP, 12 ER) in 20 road games in Career record of 5-20, 3.53 ER (239.1 IP, 94 ER) with 80 walks and 207 strikeouts in 271 career appearances. Led the thletics in games (62) and was 10th among L left-handed relievers in CSEY FIEN - RHP #50 Height: 6-2 Weight: 212 B/T: R/R ge: 32 (10/21/83 in Santa Rosa, C) Obtained: Signed as minor league free agent, 1/3/12 Roadtrip: 0-0-0, 0.00 (0.1 IP) Series at HOU: 0-0-0, 0.00 (0.1 IP) vs. Left:.263 vs. Right:.406 Did (13.1 not IP) walk July a 18-ugust batter in 16. first 15 games (14.1 IP) last season, pril 9-June 5...matched his 15-game streak without issuing a walk again Made Posted nine an appearances ER of 3.55 (63.1 this spring, IP, 25 ER), posting striking a 6.00 out ER 41, (9.0 and IP, only 6 ER) allowing with three eight walks walks and in seven all of strikeouts...4th straight Opening Day roster. Made seasons 250th (73 in career 2013, major 73 in league 2014, and appearance 62 in 2015). September 20, 2015 vs. Los ngeles-l...has made 60-plus appearances in three straight Ranks merican fourth League among since merican League relievers for most relief appearances (221) since and seventh for most holds (62) in the KEVIN JEPSEN- RHP #49 Height: 6-3 Weight: 235 B/T: R/R ge: 31 (7/26/84 in naheim, C) Obtained: Trade with Tampa Bay, 7/31/15 Roadtrip: 0-0-0, 0.00 (1.0 IP), BB Series at HOU: 0-0-0, 0.00 (1.0 IP), BB vs. Left:.313 vs. Right:.214 Earned the win in consecutive games 4/25 and 4/26 vs. CLE...career 1.42 ER (25.1 IP, 4 ER) in 27 appearances vs. the Tribe. Began Posted 2015 a 0.96 with ER Tampa (9.1 IP, Bay 1 ER) after with being one acquired walk, seven via strikeouts trade with and Los one ngeles-l save in on nine 12/16/14...acquired pril games for Rays by the in Twins via trade July 31. Earned 21 thru first end save of the as season...is a Twin on 12-for-16 ugust 21 in at career Baltimore...became as Twins closer. Twins primary closer and went 10-for-11 in save opportunities from ugust Has hits recorded in a season...has 20-plus appeared holds three in times eight in career his career postseason (27 in 2010, games, 22 in all 2014 with and the 24 ngels. in 2015)...has never allowed more than 14 extra-base t games the 2008 with Olympic one save, Games a 0.00 in ER Beijing, (5.2 he IP) closed and five out strikeouts. the US s 8-4 win over Japan in the bronze medal-winning game...pitched in four Olympic Career ER of 3.63 (362.0 IP, 146 ER) striking out 337, allowing 141 walks and converting 22 saves in 42 opportunities. TREVOR MY - RHP #65 Height: 6-5 Weight: 240 B/T: R/R ge: 26 (9/23/89 in Longview, W) Obtained: Trade with Philadelphia, 12/6/12 Roadtrip: - - Series at HOU: - - vs. Left:.000 vs. Right:.282 Tossed ER) with 2.0 three innings walks in and his first 13 strikeouts two outings...has in those six outings. career appearances of 2.0 plus innings as a reliever, posting a 3.65 ER (12.1 IP, 5 Made In finished appearances second in in Grapefruit strikeouts League, (110), behind posting only a 4.61 Kyle ER Gibson (13.2 (145), IP, 7 ER) among with all three Twins. walks and 13 strikeouts...1st Opening Day roster. In in 2015 games he (48) led all and L tied rookies for ninth in strikeouts-per-walk in holds (7). (4.23) with a minimum of IP and ranked fourth in strikeouts (110), tied for seventh Primarily ER) with 18 a starter walks throughout and 71 strikeouts his professional in 15 starts...had career...was 2.87 moved ER (31.1 to the IP, bullpen 10 ER) in with beginning eight walks of July and had 37 strikeouts gone in 4-7, relief ER appearances. (80.1 IP, 39 Tied for seventh in appearances (48) among L Rookies in Has a career minor league record of 54-46, 3.90 ER (775.1 IP, 336 ER) with 382 walks and 900 strikeouts in 147 appearances (142 starts). TOMMY MILONE - LHP #51 Height: 6-0 Weight: 220 B/T: L/L ge: 29 (2/16/87 in Saugus, C) cquired: Trade with Oakland, 7/31/14 Roadtrip: - - Series at HOU: - - vs. Left:.400 vs. Right:.286 Began start pril season 25 vs. as Cleveland...last fourth starter, going relief 0-1, appearance 5.40 ER came (20.0 September IP, 12 ER) with 23, 2015 six walks at Baltimore. and 17 strikeouts in four starts...moved to bullpen after 23, 0-0-1, at Baltimore ER (5.0 IP, in 1 his ER) only with relief no walks appearance and nine of strikeouts the season. in four career relief appearances...earned his first career save September RYN O ROURKE #61 Height: 6-3 Weight: 228 B/T: R/L ge: 28 (4/30/88 in Worcester, M) Drafted: 13th round, 2010 Roadtrip: - - Series at HOU: - - vs. Left:.000 vs. Right:.278 Holding left-handed batters to a.149 (7-for-47) batting average with eight walks and 21 strikeouts in his career. Recalled prior to 4/16 game...has a 1.29 ER (7.0 IP, ER) in his seven outings since recall. Made Held opponents major league scoreless debut July in first 7, 2015 six appearances vs. Baltimore, and tossing in of shutout his 12 appearances inning, including July 7-ugust fist career 4, strikeout, fanning Steve Pearce. Ranked Has third among L left-handed rookies in appearances (25) post-ll-star Break and ranked seventh in baseball. Ranked career third minor among league L left-handed record of 15-21, rookies 4.17 in appearances ER (330.1 IP, (25) 153 post-ll-star ER) with 97 Break walks and and ranked 336 strikeouts seventh in in baseball 194 appearances during the ( in season. relief). RYN PRESSLY - RHP #57 Height: 6-3 Weight: 210 B/T: R/R ge: 27 (12/15/88 in Dallas, TX) Obtained: Rule 5 Draft from Boston, 12/6/12 Roadtrip: (1.0 IP), 2 K Series at HOU: 0-0-0, 0.00 (1.0 IP), 2 K vs. Left:.208 vs. Right:.300 Tossed 8.2 scoreless innings to begin the season...the scoreless streak ended in the bottom of the sixth on 4/20 at MIL. Leads Twins relievers in innings (16.1) and second in strikeouts (17). Made Did not 12 allow appearances a home run in in Grapefruit 2015 (27.2 League, IP), one posting of two a pitchers 1.38 ER in (13.0 baseball IP, 2 with ER) with a minimum four walks of 25.0 and innings 17 strikeouts...2nd pitched to not Opening allow a Day homer, roster. St. Louis dam Wainwright being the other...leads Twins in fewest home runs allowed (11) with a minimum IP since Went 0-2, 4.50 ER (10 IP, 9 ER) seven appearances for Triple- Rochester in In scoreless 2013, spent inning entire with seasons two hits allowed. on Twins roster, his first with a major league club...made major league debut pril 4 vs. Detroit, tossing 1.0 Originally (all pitchers drafted - J.R. by Graham Red Sox 2014, in 11th Terry round Doyle of , First-Year and Scott Round Diamond Player 2010). Draft...is one of four Rule 5 selections for the Twins since 2010 MICHEL TONKIN - RHP #59 Height: 6-7 Weight: 220 B/T: R/R ge: 26 (11/19/89 in Glendale,C) Obtained: 30th round, 2008 Draft Roadtrip: - - Series at HOU: - - vs. Left:.188 vs. Right:.250 Earned first major league win with 2.0 scoreless inning, striking out four in extra innings, 4/17 vs. L Made no walks Opening and eight Day roster strikeouts. for first time since made seven appearances in Grapefruit League, posting a 7.88 ER (8.0 IP, 7 ER) with Recalled strikeouts from in 59 Triple- games Rochester between both to Minnesota levels. five times in combined to go 2-1, 1.96 ER (64.1 IP, 1 ER) with 14 walks and 65 Has Finished held 2015 right-handed tied for team hitters lead to in a.231 saves (34-for-147) at Rochester average (14)...saved in his 60 career minor and league lefties games to a in.279 eight (29-for-104) professional average. Has appeared in 70 career major league games, going 1-1, 3.02 ER (65.2 IP, 22 ER) with 25 walks and 60 strikeouts. seasons. Is brother-in-law of former Twins outfielder Jason Kubel. RECENT PPERNCES DTE DEC IP H R ER HR BB SO 5/2 at HOU ND /1 vs. DET ND /29 vs. DET ND /27 vs. CLE ND /25 vs. CLE H /24 at WS ND /21 at MIL H /19 vs. MIL ND /14 vs. CWS ND /13 vs. CWS ND /8 at KC ND RECENT PPERNCES DTE DEC IP H R ER HR BB SO 5/2 at HOU ND /29 vs. DET ND /27 vs. CLE ND /26 vs. CLE H /24 at WS ND /23 at WS ND /21 at MIL ND /20 at MIL ND /17 vs. L ND /15 vs. L W RECENT PPERNCES DTE DEC IP H R ER HR BB SO 5/2 at HOU ND /1 vs. DET ND /26 vs. CLE W /25 vs. CLE W /24 at WS BS /19 vs. MIL L /17 vs. L ND /16 vs. L S /15 vs. L S /10 at KC H /8 at KC L /4 at BL L RECENT PPERNCES DTE DEC IP H R ER HR BB SO 5/1 vs. DET ND /30 vs. DET ND /27 vs. CLE ND /25 vs. CLE ND /24 at WS H /21 at MIL ND /17 vs. L ND /15 vs. L ND /14 vs. CWS ND /11 vs. CWS ND /10 at KC L /7 at BL BS RECENT PPERNCES DTE DEC IP H R ER HR BB SO 4/25 vs. CLE ND /20 at MIL ND /15 vs. L ND /9 at KC L RECENT PPERNCES DTE DEC IP H R ER HR BB SO 4/30 vs. DET ND /29 vs. DET ND /24 at WS ND /22 at WS ND /20 at MIL ND /19 vs. MIL ND /17 vs. L ND RECENT PPERNCES DTE DEC IP H R ER HR BB SO 5/2 at HOU ND /1 vs. DET L /25 vs. CLE BS /24 at WS ND /22 at WS ND /20 at MIL L /16 vs. L W /15 vs. L ND /13 vs. CWS ND /11 vs. CWS ND /8 at KC ND /6 at BL ND RECENT PPERNCES DTE DEC IP H R ER HR BB SO 4/30 vs. DET ND /29 vs. DET ND /27 vs. CLE ND /24 at WS L /22 at WS ND /20 at MIL ND /19 vs. MIL ND /17 vs. L W /13 vs. CWS ND /9 at KC ND BULLPEN INFO 1st Batter Faced PITCHER bad H/B 3/ 11 BB 2 K 2 VG.273 SV/OPP 0/ 0 HLD 2 IR/IRS 9/ 3 IRS % 33.3% LST RELIEF PPERNCE 5/2/16 at HOU ND LST WIN 8/18/15 vs. LD LST SVE.. LST LOSS 5/15/05 vs. CWS Fien 5/ / 0 1 7/ 0 0.0% 5/2/16 at HOU ND 4/15/16 vs. L 6/11/14 at TOR 9/3/15 vs. CWS Jepsen 3/ / 5 1 0/ 0 5/2/16 at HOU ND 4/26/16 vs. CLE 4/16/16 vs. L 4/19/16 vs. MIL May 1/ / 1 1 6/ % 5/1/16 vs. DET ND 8/7/15 at CLE.. 4/10/16 at KC Milone 0/ / 0 0 0/ 0 9/23/15 at BL S 9/28/15 at CLE 9/23/15 at BL 4/9/16 at KC O Rourke 1/ / 0 0 4/ 0 0.0% 4/30/16 vs. DET ND.... 7/26/14 vs. CWS Pressly 3/ / 1 0 2/ 0 0.0% 5/2/16 at HOU ND 4/16/16 vs. L.. 5/1/16 vs. DET Tonkin 5/ / 1 0 6/ % 4/30/16 vs. DET ND 4/17/16 vs. L.. 4/24/16 at WS Others 2/ / 1 0 1/ % TEM 23/ / / % The opposition has a.259 (89-for-344) batting-average-against with 12 home runs vs. Twins relievers.
4 HITTERS NOTES PGE 4 OSWLDO RCI - OF #31 Height: 6-0 Weight: 225 B/T: L/R ge: 24 (5/9/91 in naco, VZ) 2016 verage:.255 Streak: 3g,.333 (4-12), 3 RBI, run Series at HOU: - - Last Homestand:.250 (5-20), HR, 4 RBI, 2 runs HR (3): Solo (2), 2-run (1) Hitting with his.293 only (12-for-41) road hit being at home a home on the run. year compared to.100 (1-for-10) on the road, Hit first career walk-off HR with solo shot in the 9th, 4/25 vs. CLE...was Twins first walkoff HR of was second career walk-off hit, other coming 4/17/16 vs. L (1B). Had three straight multi-hit games 4/16-18, batting.539 (7-for-13) in those three. Had first walk-off hit of 2016 with a single in the 12th inning, 4/17 vs. L Third home straight, runs, six Opening RBI and Day six runs roster, scored after in hitting 25 spring.200 (11-for-55) games. with three doubles, two Split with doubles, between 14 Triple- home runs Rochester and 49 and RBI Minnesota, in 98 games. combining to hit.212 (72-for-340) Ranked Younger third brother, on Red Orlando, Wings is in shortstop home runs prospect last season in Milwaukee s (12), despite organization. 79 games played. BRIN DOZIER - 2B #2 Height: 5-11 Weight: 198 B/T: R/R ge: 28 (5/15/87 in Tupelo, MS) 2016 verage:.204 Streak:.600 (3-5), 2B, 2 runs Series at HOU:.600 (3-5), 2B, 2 runs Last Homestand:.160 (4-25), 2 2B, 3 RBI, 2 BB, 5 runs HR (3): Solo (2), 3-run (1) Leads Twins in runs (14), at-bats (103) and tied 3rd in RBI (10). Snapped personal 0-for-16 with a 2B in first at-bat 5/2 at HOU. Led was MLB second second basemen in RBI (77) in home and runs walks (28), (61), runs and (101), third in XBH doubles (71) and (39). games (157) in Ranks (20) and third Chuck on Knoblauch Twins all-time (14)...last list in leadoff leadoff HR home came runs July (13), 30, 2015 trailing at SE Jacque off Happ. Jones Named to his first ll-star team in hit a pinch-hit solo HR in 8th putting L up rd Twin (5x) to homer in SG (Puckett- 93, Killebrew- 61, 65, 71). Leads third Twins in in baseball games (338), in runs hits scored (314), in runs same (227), span. HR (54) and walks (161) since Scored third Twin 100-plus to score runs 100 in runs consecutive in consecutive seasons seasons (112 in (Knoblauch, 2014 and in 2015), & Oliva, becoming 64-65). Led baseball in innings played at second base in 2015 (1383.0). EDURDO ESCOBR - INF #5 Height: 5-10 Weight: 185 B/T: S/R ge: 27 (1/5/89 in Villa de Cura, VZ) 2016 verage:.256 Streak: 5g,.350 (7-20), 2B, 2 RBI Series at HOU:.250 (1-4), RBI Last Homestand:.316 (6-19), 2B, RBI HR (0): - - Is streak in the is midst tied for of his longest third four-plus of the season. game hit-streak of the season...current five-game 4th Hit.286 Opening (53-for-185) Day roster, hitting with doubles, (13-for-56) eight with home 2 2B, runs 2 3B, and HR, 27 7 RBI RBI in in 20 final spring 56 games games. of 2015, ranking in top five among L shortstops in all aforementioned categories. Set career-highs last season in home runs (12), RBI (58) and walks (28). Recorded first Twins 30-plus switch doubles hitter to in ever consecutive to do so in seasons consecutive (35 in 2014 seasons. and 31 in 2015), becoming Played Villa de Cura, in 243 VZ career native acquired games as via SS, trade 78 with at third, Chicago-L 43 at second 7/28/12 and (LHP 41 Francisco in OF. Liriano). JOE MUER - 1B #7 Height: 6-5 Weight: 225 B/T: L/R ge: 33 (4/19/83 in St. Paul, MN) 2016 verage:.326 Streak: 0-for-last-5, BB Series at HOU:.000 (0-3), BB Last Homestand:.364 (8-22), 3 2B, 2 RBI, 5 BB, 3 runs HR (1): Solo (1) Reached reached base base safely safely in in 43 all straight 26 games games to start 8/7-9/24/15, the season setting (see chart club record. on front page)... Has Has 15 a hit walks, in of hits 26 games in last in games...leads L in OBP (.452) and 2nd with 21 BB. Passed Is 7th on Killebrew Twins RBI for list 5th with on passed Twins all-time Gaetti hit (758) list with 4/20...needs single (hit 29 1,714) to tie Hunter 4/18 vs. (792). MIL. Made RBI in 12th 17 spring career games...made Opening Day 12th roster, career hitting Opening.295 (13-for-44) Day start, with tying 4 him 2B, with HR and Carew 11 and Hrbek for second most in Twins history, trailing Killebrew (13). Hit Entered.352 (44-for-125) season with with most RISP MLB last service season, time the among 4th highest Twins in (12 L and years) 11th and best enters in MLB. as one of four players in baseball with 12-plus seasons with just one single team (David Wright - NYM, Ryan Howard - PHI, Yadier Molina - STL). Ranks (763), 5th on Twins in hits all-time (1727), list 6th (since in games 1961): (1482), 2nd in runs 2B (349), (827), 3rd total in bases average (2486), (.313) and and 7th BB in RBI (763). JOHN RYN MURPHY - C #12 Height: 5-11 Weight: 205 B/T: R/R ge: 24 (5/13/91 in Bradenton, FL) 2016 verage:.083 Streak: 0-for-last-4, BB Series at HOU:.000 (0-1), BB Last Homestand:.000 (0-3) HR (0): - - 2nd games. career Opening Day roster, hitting.139 (5-for-36) with 5 singles in 15 spring.250 cquired (2-for-8) by Twins with via BB trade in nine with career New York-L pinch-hit 11/11/15, plate appearances. Hicks...originally drafted by Yankees in 2nd round of 2009 in exchange Draft. for outfielder aron Hit Caught (33-for-107) games for with Yankees six doubles, last season three (43 home starts). runs and 11 RBI in final 44 games. Born in Bradenton, FL; attended IMG cademy in Bradenton, FL. EDURDO NUNEZ - INF #9 Height: 6-0 Weight: 193 B/T: R/R ge: 28 (6/15/87 in Santo Domingo, DR) 2016 verage:.371 Streak: 4g,.267 (4-15), HR, 2 RBI, BB, SB Series at HOU:.333 (1-3), HR, 2 RBI, BB Last Homestand:.200 (3-15), BB, SB, run HR (1): Solo (1) BYUNG HO PRK - 1B/DH #52 Height: 6-1 Weight: 220 B/T: R/R ge: 29 (7/10/86 in Seoul, South Korea) 2016 verage:.250 Streak: 3g,.400 (4-10), 3B, HR, 4 RBI, 2 BB Series at HOU:.667 (2-3), 3B, 2 RBI, BB Last Homestand:.227 (5-22), 2 2B, 2 HR, 4 RBI, 4 runs HR (6): Solo (6) Hit is second 3rd and among 4th HRs MLB in rookies back-to-back with six games, home runs. 4/18-19 vs. MIL...leads L rookies and Hit Made 2nd MLB HR debut in 8th 4/4, 4/16 going vs. L for-3 with feet his to CF first 5th hit longest being a in single Target to Field center history. Wilson...hit.259 (15-for-58) with 3 2B, 3 HR, 13 RBI in 20 spring games. off Tyler Signed 09-11) 4-year and Nexen contract Heroes 12/1/15 ( ). after -year career in KBO, between LG Twins ( , Led record KBO for in RBI...ranked home runs (53), second total in bases runs (129) (377) and and slugging RBI (146), percentage including setting (.714). a league Named Hit.324 Player (320-for-987) of the Year with by 51 the doubles, Korean 105 Professional home runs Baseball and 270 lumni RBI in last ssociation. combined...53 home runs in 2015 and 52 in two seasons Enters th best prospect in Twins organization according to Baseball merica. TREVOR PLOUFFE - 3B #24 Height: 6-2 Weight: 216 B/T: R/R ge: 29 (6/15/86 in West Hills, C) 2016 verage:.302 Streak: 3g,.667 (8-12), 3 2B, HR, 5 RBI Series at HOU: - - Last Homestand: - - HR (2): Solo (2) Reinstated Hit 2nd HR from of 2016 DL prior with to solo tonight s shot 4/16 game...hit vs. L...leads.125 (1-for-8) Twins in in two RBI rehab (5) games and tied with for Ft. HR Myers. Leads Twins in RBI (279) since leads Twins in doubles (79), 5th in L since lead. Fifth 14 RBI straight, and 9 runs Opening in 18 Day spring roster, games...opening after hitting Day.385 3B (20-for-52) for fourth straight with 3 2B, season. 4 HR, Hit home 20-plus runs in home multiple runs seasons in 2012 (24) (Koskie, and twice 2015 (22), & Gaetti, one of 6 times). three Twins 3B to hit 20-plus Hit Set.316 career-highs (43-for-136) in 2015 with in RISP hits (140), last season, RBI (86), 15th runs best scored in the (74), L. (573) and triples (4)...led Twins in RBI, 2nd in doubles (35) & 3rd in games games (152), and hits. at-bats Drafted 20th overall by Twins in 2004, 2 picks ahead of Perkins and 3 ahead of Hughes. EDDIE ROSRIO - OF #20 Height: 6-1 Weight: 180 B/T: L/R ge: 24 (9/28/91 in Guayama, PR) 2016 verage:.183 Streak: 0-for-last-11, RBI Series at HOU:.000 (0-3), RBI Last Homestand:.133 (2-15), HR, RBI, 2 runs HR (3): Solo (2), 2-run (1) First career 4-hit game 4/21 at MIL. Hit Recalled HRs in May back-to-back 4, hit first games career for HR first in his time 1st in P career, 5/6 vs. OK, 4/19 on vs. the MIL first & pitch 4/20 off at Kazmir. MIL. Won Jim Kaat ward for Twins Defensive Player of the Year in led all rookies in OF assists (16) and tied Twins rookie record (Puckett in 1984). Led 15 L baseball Rookie in Ranks: triples 15 last 3B (1st), season 208 with total 15, bases also (1st), third 46 most XBH in (1st), Twins 122 history. 34 multi-hit games (3rd), 121 hits (3rd), 60 runs (4th), 13 HR (T5th) and 50 games RBI (5th). (3rd), One (15), of and four home players runs in (13), baseball joining last Evan season Gattis, with Kevin double-digits Kiermaier in and doubles David Peralta. (18), triples MIGUEL SNO - OF #22 Height: 6-4 Weight: 262 B/T: R/R ge: 22 (5/11/93 in San Pedro de Macoris, DR) 2016 verage:.261 Streak: 2g,.571 (4-7), 2 2B, 2 BB, 4 runs Series at HOU:.333 (1-3), BB, 2 runs Last Homestand:.318 (7-22), 4 2B, 4 RBI, 4 BB, 3 runs HR (3): Solo (3) Since pril 14 is hitting.309 (21-for-68), 6 2B, 3 HR, 10 RBI...hit in 15 of 18 games in that span. Career compared.233 to.302 (44-for-189) (55-for-182) with with 8 doubles, 15 doubles, HR, HR, RBI RBI in in games games at on Target the road... Field. Hit Hit 1st first HR career with solo walk-off shot 4/18 hit with vs. MIL...2nd RBI single with in 9th, solo 4/26 HR 4/21 vs. CLE. at MIL...3rd 4/22 at WS. Combined walks in 146 to games hit.271 between (141-for-520) Chattanooga with 35 and doubles, Minnesota. 33 home runs, 100 RBI and 91 Hit for 18 Twins home rookie runs since last season, Marty Cordova fifth most hit among 24 HR in rookies in baseball...18 were most Given Outstanding Calvin Rookie...2nd R. Griffith ward Twins for rookie Most to Valuable ever win both Twin awards and Bill (Tony Boni Oliva ward in for 1964). Twins Finished 3rd in L Rookie of Year voting, behind Carlos Correa and Francisco Lindor. Hit 96 HR between four levels of Twins organization (avg 32 per season). Named 26 RBI (1st), L Rookie 18 runs of the (T1st), Month 7 doubles in ugust (T3rd), after 16 hitting walks 9 (1st), HR (1st 27 among hits (T5th)...9 L rookies) HR were with T6th in L in ugust among all players...26 RBI were 3rd. DNNY SNTN - INF/OF #39 Height: 5-11 Weight: 185 B/T: S/R ge: 25 (11/7/90 in Monte Plata, DR) 2016 verage:.262 Streak: 0-for-last-8 Series at HOU:.000 (0-5) Last Homestand:.360 (9-25), 2 2B, RBI, BB, 3 runs, 2 SB HR (0): - -- Hitting Missed games (9-for-30) due with to a right 2 2B, hamstring RBI and 2 SB strain...played in 6 games since in 3 rehab returning games from with the Single- DL 4/25. Ft. Myers hitting.200 (2-for-10), HR. Made spring second games...played career Opening games in Day CF, roster, SS, 2B, hitting 3B, RF.391 and (25-for-64) LF. with 7 XBH in 21 Split 413) 2015 with 20 between doubles, Triple- nine triples, Rochester 36 RBI and and Minnesota, 54 runs combining scored in 126 to hit games..254 (105-for Bill Boni ward winner for Twins Outstanding Rookie...7th in L ROY voting. KURT SUZUKI - C #8 Height: 5-11 Weight: 203 B/T: R/R ge: 32 (10/4/83 in Wailuku, HI) 2016 verage:.208 Streak: 0-for-last-5 Series at HOU:.000 (0-2) Last Homestand:.286 (4-14), 3 RBI, 2 BB HR (0): - - Over his last 14 games is hitting.339 (19-for-56) with 2 2B, 3B, HR, 9 RBI and 10 runs. Made 2B, 4 HR, eighth 5 RBI career and 8 Opening runs in Day 13 spring roster games. (3rd with Twins), hitting.310 (9-for-29) with pril 10...his is 1st.373 in the average L in average in pril was (.377), highest T4th by in a SB Twin (5) since and is Lew 4th Ford in OBP hit.419 (.426) in since Has reached base safely 29 times (23 hits, 3 HBP, 3 BB) in his 14 starts this season. Hit.290 (36-for-124) with RISP in (16-for-52) with RISP and 2 outs. Leads Twins in batting average (.371), SB (5)...tied 3rd in hits (23) and runs (10). Career with B, eight hitter HR with and B, RBI 75 in HR, games RBI and with 401 Twins runs...hit in (234-for-885) triple career and six Opening runs scored Day roster, in 23 spring second games. with Minnesota, hitting.250 (13-for-52) with a Entered 2016 fifth among all actives in baseball in games caught (1,053). One Mike of Lum 40 Hawaiian (1,517) and natives Shane to ever Victorino play in (1,299). Ranked MLB, 3rd on that list in games (1,102), trailing Career games fifth on at Twins position: in stolen SS - 202; bases 3rd (7) - in 126; 2015, OF - despite 29; 2B playing just 72 games. MULTI-HIT GMES MULTI-RBI GMES LST HOME RUN HIT B LST GRND SLM PLYER 2H 3H 4H 5H TOTL 2RBI 3RBI 4RBI 5+RBI TOTL DTE OPP. ON PITCHER SINCE DTE OPP. CREER rcia /25/16 vs. CLE 0 Mcllister 16 6/5/14 vs. MIL 1 Dozier 3 2 ` /24/16 at WS 2 Stasburg Escobar /26/15 at DET 1 Lobstein Mauer /8/16 at BL 0 Jimenez 84 9/1/12 at KC 3 Murphy /7/15 vs. BL 1 W. Chen Nunez /2/16 at HOU 0 Fields 1. 0 Park /30/16 vs. DET 0 Zimmermann 7. 0 Polanco Rosario /26/16 vs. CLE 0 nderson 15 9/3/15 vs. CWS 1 Sano /22/16 at WS 0 Rivero Santana /31/14 at BL 1 Brach Suzuki /9/15 at KC 0 Medlen 114 9/10/07 at SE 1
5 ODDS & ENDS PGE 5 TWINS HITTERS VS. Houston stros 2016 CREER PLYER VG. B H HR RBI VG. B H HR RBI rcia Dozier Escobar Mauer Murphy Nunez Park Plouffe Rosario Sano Santana Suzuki Others TEM TWINS BTTING INFO SESON-HIGHS GW BUNT PLYER H HR RBI RBI HITS SESON-HIGH HIT-STREK rcia 3 1 (3x) 2 (2x) , 2x, last 4/27-present Dozier 3 (2x) 1 (3x) , 4/16-22 Escobar , 2x, last 4/26-present Mauer 3 (2x) 1 1 (8x) , 4/9-18 Murphy 1 (3x) , 3x, last 4/24 Nunez 4 (2x) , 4/15-20 Park 2 (4x) 1 (5x) 2 (2x) , 2x, last 4/18-24 Plouffe 3 (2x) 1 (2x) , 4/15-present Rosario 4 1 (3x) 1 (6x) , 4/17-22 Sano 3 1 (3x) , 4/17-22 Santana 3 (2x) , 4/25-29 Suzuki 2 (4x) , 4/26-29 Others TOTLS 8 4 TWINS BULLPEN VS. Houston stros 2016 CREER PITCHER W L S ER IP H ER W L S ER IP H ER bad Fien Jepsen May Milone O Rourke Pressly Tonkin Others TEM TWINS MONTHLY BReKDOWN BTTING PITCHING MONTH VG R R/G H HR W-L IP H BB K ER PRIL MY JUNE JULY UGUST SEPT/OCT PITCHING BREKDOWN W L S ER IP H R ER HR BB SO Starters Relievers TOTLS TWINS/OPPONENTS SCORING BY INNINGS X-TR TOTL TWINS OPPONENTS HOME RUNS BY POSITION C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF DH PH TOTL RECORD WHEN Runs Scoring llowing Totals TWINS EJECTIONS DTE PLYER/MNGER/COCH UMPIRE RESON 4/10 at Kansas City...Miguel Sano... John Hirschbeck...rguing Balls and Strikes 5/2 at Houston...John Ryan Murphy... Jerry Layne...rguing Balls and Strikes STRTS BY POSITION STRTS BY BTTING ORDER C 1B 2B SS 3B LF CF RF DH rcia Dozier Escobar Mauer Murphy Nunez Park Plouffe Rosario Sano Santana Suzuki Other TWINS HOME RUN DT MULTI-HOMER GME (5 in 2015) - - BCK-TO-BCK (2 in 2015) rcia/park, 4/16 vs. L GRND SLM (3 in 2015) - - WLK-OFF (4 in 2015) rcia, 4/25 vs. CLE INSIDE-THE-PRK (0 in 2015) - - TWINS Outfield SSISTS Rosario... 2 Sano...0 Kepler... 1 Santana...0 rcia... 1 Total... 4 Buxton team assists in DISBLED LIST LOG PLYER INJURY DTE ON RETRO DTE OFF GMES MISSED Danny Santana... Right Hamstring Strain... 4/9...4/ Glen Perkins... Left Posterior Shoulder Strain... 4/13...4/ Trevor Plouffe... Right Intercostal Strain... 4/19...4/18...5/ Ervin Santana... Lower Back Strain... 4/26...4/ Kyle Gibson... Right Shoulder Strain... 4/26...4/ BOLD indicates current on DL
6 HIGHS ND LOWS PGE 6 TEM BTTING: Most t-bats, Game...57, 4/24 at WS (16 inn.) Most Runs, Game...8, 4/21 at MIL Most Runs, Inning...3, multiple times Most Hits, Game... 14, 2x, last 4/26 vs. CLE Most Hits, Inning...4, 4x, last 8th inning, 4/24 at WS Consecutive Hits...3, multiple times Consecutive Batters Reached Base...5, 4/25 5th inning, vs. CLE Fewest Hits, Game... 2, 4/23 at WS Most Doubles, Game...6, 4/26 vs. CLE Most Triples, Game...1, multiple times Most Home Runs, Game...3, 4/16 vs. L Grand Slams... Most Total Bases, Game...25, 4/18 vs. MIL (6 inn.) Most Extra Base Hits, Game...7, 4/26 vs. CLE Most RBI, Game...8, 4/21 at MIL Most Walks...9, 4/21 at MIL Most Strikeouts...20, 4/24 at WS (16 inn.) Most Stolen Bases, Game, Twins... 2, 3x, last 4/27 vs. CLE Most Stolen Bases, Game, Opponent...2, 4/27 vs. CLE Most Caught Stealing, Game...2, 4/7 at BL Most Ground Into Doubleplay, Game...2, 3x, last 5/2 at HOU Left On Base, Twins...13, 4/17 vs. L (12 inn.) Left On Base, Twins in Extra Innings... 11, 4/10 at KC (10 inn.) Consecutive Scoreless Innings...15, 9th inn. 4/8-5th inn., 4/10 INDIVIDUL BTTING: Most t-bats, Game... 7, 3x, Nunez, Rosario, Sano, 4/24 at WSH (16 inn.) Most Runs, Game...2, multiple times Most Runs, Inning...1, multiple times Most Hits, Game...4, 3x, last Nunez, 4/24 at WS (16 inn.) Most Hits, Inning...1, multiple times Most Doubles, Game... 2, 3x, last Park, 4/26 vs. CLE Most Triples, Game...1, multiple times Most Home Runs, Game...1, multiple times Grand Slams... Most Total Bases, Game...7, Plouffe, 4/16 vs. L Most Extra Base Hits, Game... 2, 5x, last, Park 4/26 vs. CLE Most RBI, Game...3, Dozier, 4/24 at WS (16 inn.) Most Walks, Game... 3, 2x, last Sano, 4/21 at MIL Most Strikeouts, Game...4, multiple times Longest Hitting-Streak...9, Mauer, 4/9-4/18 Consecutive Hits... 5, Rosario, 4/21 at MIL - 4/22 at WS Consecutive Hitless t-bats... 16, Dozier, 4/27-5/1 Most Stolen Bases, Game...1, multiple times Most Caught Stealing, Game...1, multiple times Most Ground Into Doubleplay, Game...1, multiple times TEM PITCHING: Most Runs llowed...10, 4/20 at MIL Most Runs, Inning...4, 4x, last 5th inning, 4/27 vs. CLE Most Hits llowed...18, 4/29 vs. DET Most Hits llowed, Inning...5, 2x, last 8th inning, 4/29 vs. DET Consecutive Hits llowed...4, 8th inning, 4/29 vs. DET Most Home Runs llowed, Game... 3, 5x, last 4/29 vs. DET Most Strikeouts... 12, 4/24 at WS TEM PITCHING (CONT.): Most Walks...6, 3x, last 5/2 at HOU Fewest Hits llowed...4, 4/17 vs. L (12.0 inn.) Pitchers Used... 8, 4/24 at WS Consecutive Batters Retired... 14, 8th inning 4/17-1st inning 4/18 Scoreless Innings Streak...11, 2nd inning 4/17-1st inning 4/18 Wild Pitches... 3, 4/19 vs. MIL Most Innings, Game, Relievers...6.2, 4/4 at BL Most Hits, Game, Relievers... 11, 2x, last 4/29 vs. DET Most Runs, Game, Relievers...6, 4/20 at MIL Most Home Runs, Game, Relievers...3, 4/20 at MIL Most Walks, Game, Relievers...4, 3x, last 4/20 at MIL Most Strikeouts, Game, Relievers... 11, 4/24 at WS INDIVIDUL PITCHING: Most Innings, Game, Starter...7.1, Nolasco, 4/27 vs. CLE Most Innings, Game, Reliever , O Rourke, 4/24 at WS Most Hits, Starter...9, Nolasco, 4/16 vs. L Most Hits, Reliever...5, Meyer, 4/29 vs. DET Most Runs, Starter...7, Gibson, 4/22 at WS Most Runs, Reliever...4, Pressly, 4/20 at MIL Most Home Runs, Starter...2, 4x, last Berrios, 5/2 at HOU Most Home Runs, Reliever...2, 2x, last Fien, 4/29 vs. DET Most Walks, Starter...5, 2x, last Berrios, 5/2 at HOU Most Walks, Reliever...3, May, 4/15 vs. L Most Strikeouts, Starter...9, Nolasco, 4/26 vs. CLE Most Strikeouts, Reliever...4, multiple times Win-Streak... 2, Jepsen, 4/25-26 Losing-Streak...3, 2x, last Gibson, 4/6-22 Low-Hit Complete Game...6, Hughes, 4/18 vs. MIL (6 inn.) Most Consecutive Scoreless Innings...9.1, bad, 4/4-25 Most Consecutive Batters Retired...9, Milone, 4/9 at KC Wild Pitches...2, 3x, last Milone, 4/25 vs. CLE TEM & INDIVIDUL FIELDING: Errors, Game, Team... 2, 4x, last 4/30 vs. DET Errors, Game, Individual...2, 2x, last Nunez, 4/30 vs. DET Errors, Consecutive Games, Team... 4, 2x, last 4/17-20 Errors, Consecutive Games Without, Team...3, 4/4-7 Doubleplays, Game, Team... 3, 4/29 vs. DET Opponents Doubleplays, Game, Team...2, multiple times TEM MISCELLNEOUS: Longest Winning Streak... 4, 4/15-18 Longest Losing Streak...9, 4/4-14 Longest Game, Innings... 16, 4/24 at WS Longest Game, Time (9 Innings)...3:33, 5/1 vs. DET Longest Game, Time (Extra Innings)...5:56, 4/34 at WS (16 inn.) Longest Delay...2:06, 4/18 vs. MIL (6 inn.) Fastest Game, Time...2:32, 4/7 at BL Largest Margin, Victory...7, 4/21 at MIL Largest Margin, Loss...7, 4/9 at KC Largest Home ttendance... 40,638, 4/11 vs. CWS Home Sellouts...4/11 vs. CWS Times Shut Out... 3, last 4/23 at WS HITTING: FOR THE TWINS Hit for the Cycle: Cuddyer, 5/22/09 vs. MIL (10 all-time) Grand Slam: Rosario, 9/3/15 vs. CWS (3 as a team in 2015) Inside-the-Park Home Run: Suzuki, 5/20/14 at SD (1 as a team in 2014) Pinch-Hit Home Run: Rosario 4/19/16 vs. MIL (1 as a team in 2016) Pinch-Hit Grand Slam: LeCroy (9th inning), 5/19/04 at TOR Five-Hit Game: Escobar, 8/22/14 vs. DET Six-Hit Game: Puckett, 5/23/91 vs. TEX (2 all-time, both Puckett) Two Hits, One Inning: Escobar/Nunez, 2nd inning, 5/25/15 vs. BOS (3 as a team in 2015) Two Home Runs, One Inning: Cuddyer, 8/23/09 at KC Two-Home Run Game: Plouffe, 9/11/15 at CWS (5 as a team in 2015) Three-Home Run Game: Morneau, 7/6/07 at CWS-2 (4 all-time) Back-to-Back Home Runs: rcia/park, 4/16/16 vs. L (1 as a team in 2016) Three Consecutive Home Runs: Parmelee/rcia/Fryer, 8/3/14 at CWS Three Home Runs, One Inning: Parmelee/rcia/Fryer, 8/3/14 at CWS Four Home Runs, One Inning: Mack/Puckett/Hrbek/Bush, 5/2/92 at NYY Walk-off Home Run: rcia, 9th inning, 4/25/16 vs. CLE (1 as a team in 2016) PITCHING (complete games only for low-hit games): No-Hitter: Liriano, 5/3/11 at CWS (6 all-time) One-Hitter: Baker, 8/31/07 vs. KC (13 all-time) Two-Hitter: lbers, 8/12/13 vs. CLE (41 all-time) 10+ Innings Pitched: Radke (10.0 innings), 9/21/97 vs. MIL 10+ Strikeouts: E. Santana, 9/5/15 at HOU (2 as team in both Santana) Complete Game Shutout: lbers, 8/12/13 vs. CLE Back-to-Back Complete Game Victories: Mays/Silva, 5/19-20/05 vs. TOR/vs. MIL Back-to-Back Shutouts: 6/2/13 vs. SE - 6/4/13 at KC (2 games, 10-0 and 3-0) MISCELLNEOUS: Triple Play: Castillo/Morneau/Batista, 5/27/06 vs. SE (Johjima hitting) Position Player Pitching: S. Robinson, 8/8/15 at CLE Three-or-more Steals, One Game: D. Mastroianni (3), 7/5/12 at DET Steal of Home: C. Thomas, 8/2/13 vs. HOU Pure Steal of Home: R. Becker, 9/27/97 at CLE Home Run in First ML t-bat: E. Rosario, 5/6/15 vs. OK (1st P, 1st pitch) Leadoff Home Run:. Hicks, 9/7/15 at KC (8 total in 2015) LST TIME IT HPPENED HITTING: GINST THE TWINS Hit for the Cycle: Beltre, 8/24/12 at TEX Grand Slam: Trout, 9/18/15 vs. L (9 allowed in 2015) Inside-the-Park Home Run: J. McCann, 4/29/15 vs. DET Pinch-Hit Home Run: Bandy, 9/20/15 vs. L (2 in 2015) Pinch-Hit Grand Slam: Sands, 8/8/15 at CLE (1 in 2015) Five-Hit Game: Blackmon, 7/12/14 at COL Six-Hit Game: Segura, 5/28/13 at MIL Two Hits, One Inning: T. Thompson, 4th inning (2B, 1B) 9/12/15 at CWS (1 allowed in 2015) Two Home Runs, One Inning: Nilsson, 5/17/96 vs. MIL Two-Home Run Game: Trout, 9/17/15 vs. L (7 allowed in 2015) Three-Home Run Game:. Rodriguez, 7/25/15 vs. NYY (1 allowed in 2015) Back-to-Back Home Runs: Moustakas/Cain, 4th inning 4/9/16 at KC (1 allowed in 2016) Three Consecutive Home Runs: Jones/Castilla/Franco, 6/11/02 vs. TL Three Home Runs, One Inning: Martinez/Infante/Jackson, 9/24/13 vs. DET Four Home Runs, One Inning: Everett/O Leary/Varitek/Burkhart, 7/3/00 vs. BOS Walk-off Home Run: C. Heisey, 16th inning, 4/24/16 at WS (1 allowed in 2016) PITCHING (complete games only for low-hit games): No-Hitter: Weaver, 5/2/12 at L (5 all-time) One-Hitter: Kluber, 8/14/15 vs. CLE (23 all-time) Two-Hitter: Halladay, 5/29/05 at TOR (49 all-time) 10+ Innings Pitched: Fernandez (10.0 innings), 10/1/95 at CHC 10+ Strikeouts: Roark (15), 4/23/16 at WS (3 times in 2016) Complete Game Shutout: rrieta, 6/21/15 vs. CHC (2 in 2015) Back-to-Back Complete Game Victories: Williams/Weaver, 5/1-2/12 at L Back-to-Back Shutouts: 4/6/13-4/8/2015 (2 games, 0-4 and 0-11) MISCELLNEOUS: Triple Play: Donaldson/Rosales/Carter, 8/21/12 at OK (Plouffe hitting) Position Player Pitching:. Romine, 8/22/14 vs. DET Three-or-more Steals, One Game: B. Hamilton, 6/29 at CIN Steal of Home: B. Daubach, 4/27/03 at CHC Pure Steal of Home: S. Green, 5/26/00 vs. TEX Home Run in First ML t-bat: C. Richard, 7/17/00 vs. STL Leadoff Home Run: M. den Dekker, 4/24/16 at WS (1 allowed in 2016) 2016 TRGET FIELD WETHER DELYS ND POSTPONEMENTS DTE DELYED/PPD NOTES 4/18 vs. Milwaukee Delayed Delayed two hours and six minutes in the sixth inning due to rain. Game was called as the Twins won 7-4 in six innings. 4/27 vs. Cleveland Delayed Delayed 35 minutes before the start of the game due to rain. First pitch was scheduled for 7:10 p.m. and game started at 7:45 p.m. ** Target Field has experienced 23 delayed games and 12 postponed games in the park s history (since 2010). Longest delay: 3:00. **