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Minnesota Twins 10-04-2022
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Friday, September 2nd, 2022: Williamson Hurt, Listed Day-to-Day
Is Kent Williamson going to tough it out and play through an injury? We'll get the chance to find out in the next 1-2 weeks as the outstanding Minnesota reliever attempts to shrug off a damaged meniscus he sustained throwing a pitch against the St. Louis Cardinals. Whether the management lets him play or handles him with kid gloves will depend mostly on how Williamson feels on a day-to-day basis. But there's little doubt that the Minnesota Twins will be happy for the talented player to return at full strength as soon as possible.

So far this year Williamson has been credited with 1 save, registered a 6.39 ERA and struck out 26 in 56.1 innings. He also has a 2-1 record.
Thursday, September 1st, 2022: Carter Wins Best Bat Trophy in August
Dale Carter was declared the American Batter of the Month today. Minnesota's right fielder stroked 34 hits in 101 at-bats for a .337 average in August.

He also hit 11 home runs, drove in 27 and scored 27 runs.

In 2022 Carter has produced 163 hits in 487 at-bats for a .335 average with 43 home runs and gotten on base at a .454 clip.
Wednesday, August 10th, 2022: Iwakuma Guns down Minnesota
"Good pitching beats good hitting" is an old baseball adage.

Well, good pitching also beats bad batting.

In his postgame interview the Minnesota manager said, "Hisashi Iwakuma made us look real bad today. He was outstanding. He was down in the zone with all his pitches. Everything was sinking."

Iwakuma had 9 strikeouts, 2 walks and allowed only 2 hits as the Texas Rangers whitewashed the Minnesota Twins 7-0.

This year Iwakuma has made 26 starts, thrown 165.1 innings, fanned 127 batters and walked 73. His won-lost record is 10-5 with a 5.06 ERA.
Team Leaders AVG
M. Hill
.330
2A. RussellMIN.297
3R. RamosMIN.267
4S. JonesMIN.262
5J. BridgesMIN.261
Team Leaders HR
R. Ramos
51
2M. HillMIN46
3J. BridgesMIN34
3D. CarterMIN34
5A. RussellMIN29
Team Leaders RBI
R. Ramos
140
2M. HillMIN134
3J. BridgesMIN101
4A. RussellMIN89
5D. CarterMIN84
Team Leaders W
R. Betancourt
17
2D. MillerMIN16
2F. RodríguezMIN16
4R. BoggsMIN13
5M. WhiteMIN9
Team Leaders ERA
R. Betancourt
4.58
2R. BoggsMIN5.20
3D. MillerMIN5.49
4F. RodríguezMIN5.50
5R. RobertsMIN6.43
Team Leaders K
D. Miller
141
2R. BetancourtMIN132
3F. RodríguezMIN122
4R. RobertsMIN88
5M. WhiteMIN56
Injuries
PlayerInjuryOut for...Disabled List Status
3B Evan Longoriafractured cheekbone8 monthsOn DL, eligible for return (60-day DL)
LF Don Macktorn back muscle5 monthsOn DL, eligible for return (60-day DL)
P John Jardineherniated disc (back)3 weeksOn DL, eligible for return (60-day DL)
Pitching Staff
RoleThrowsPitcherWLSVERA 
StarterLRicardo Betancourt17504.58 
StarterRRob Boggs13805.20 
StarterRFélix Rodríguez161305.50 
StarterRDave Miller16805.49 
StarterRRon Roberts71606.43 
Middle RelieverRBrad Boxberger7213.96 
Middle RelieverRMicheal White9304.99 
Middle RelieverLKent Williamson2115.88 
Setup RelieverLJackson Sims4173.89 
Setup RelieverLGeorge Henningar3203.58 
CloserRCraig Kimbrel32432.98 
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Standings
Division CentraleWLPCTGB
St. Louis Cardinals10359.636-
Minnesota Twins9963.6114.0
Texas Rangers9072.55613.0
Baltimore Orioles8874.54315.0
Chicago White Sox58104.35845.0
Detroit Tigers58104.35845.0

Team Information
Record overall99-63, .611 PCT
Position in Division2nd, 4.0 GB
Record at home44-37, .543 PCT
Record on the road55-26, .679 PCT
Record in X-inning games8-7, .533 PCT
Record in one-run games24-16, .600 PCT
Record versus LHP32-24, .571 PCT
Record versus RHP67-39, .632 PCT
Record last 10 games5-5, .500 PCT
Record in April15-9, .625 PCT
Record in May18-9, .667 PCT
Record in June17-10, .630 PCT
Record in July15-11, .577 PCT
Record in August17-11, .607 PCT
Record in September17-11, .607 PCT
Record in October0-2, .000 PCT

Team Batting Stats & Rankings
Batting Average.281 - 8th in AL
On-Base Percentage.365 - 7th in AL
Slugging Percentage.498 - 4th in AL
On-Base + Slugging.863 - 4th in AL
Runs Scored1039 - 6th in AL
Hits1605 - 8th in AL
Extra-Base Hits615 - 3rd in AL
Home Runs292 - 1st in AL
Bases-On-Balls689 - tied for 4th in AL
Strikeouts925 - 9th in AL
Stolen Bases174 - 1st in AL

Team Pitching Stats & Rankings
Earned Run Average 5.13 - 3rd in AL
Starters' ERA5.40 - 5th in AL
Bullpen ERA4.55 - 2nd in AL
Runs allowed880 - 2nd in AL
Hits allowed1540 - 3rd in AL
Opponents AVG.271 - 2nd in AL
BABIP.279 - 2nd in AL
Home Runs allowed234 - 8th in AL
Bases-On-Balls536 - 1st in AL
Strikeouts767 - 10th in AL

Minor League System
New Kingman-Butler Zombies (AAA)
Crestwood Weavers (AA)
North Great River Hedgehogs (A)
Tieton Thunderjets (R)

Lineups Overview
#BLineup vs RHPPOS #BLineup vs LHPPOS #BLineup vs RHP+DHPOS #BLineup vs LHP+DHPOS 
  1RRichard Shelton3B 1RRichard Shelton3B 
  2RDale CarterRF 2RDale CarterRF 
  3LRomán RamosCF 3LRomán RamosCF 
  4LMike HillDH 4LMike HillDH 
  5RAddison RussellSS 5RAddison RussellSS 
  6LBobby Alexander2B 6LBobby Alexander2B 
  7RJim BridgesC 7RJim BridgesC 
  8RLowell GunterLF 8RLowell GunterLF 
  9RStephen Jones1B 9RStephen Jones1B 

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