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Game 122: Minnesota Twins at Detroit Tigers

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First Pitch: 6:05 CT
TV: FSN
Radio: TIBN/TRN
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Since trading Delmon Young to the Tigers, the Twins are 1-1. Make of that what you will.

Minnesota:


Carl Pavano

#48 / Pitcher / Minnesota Twins

6-5

250

R

R

Jan 08, 1976



W-L G GS CG SHO SV BS IP H R ER HR BB K ERA WHIP
2011 - Carl Pavano 6-9 24 24 2 0 0 0 160.1 187 90 81 14 31 69 4.55 1.36

According to Rhett Bollinger last night, tonight's matchup pits the two AL pitchers with the worst WHIPs against each other. Woo!

Detroit:


Brad Penny

#31 / Pitcher / Detroit Tigers

6-4

230

R

R

May 24, 1978



W-L G GS CG SHO SV BS IP H R ER HR BB K ERA WHIP
2011 - Brad Penny 8-9 23 23 0 0 0 0 139.0 163 79 77 15 44 55 4.99 1.49

They also apparently have the worst K/9 rates in the AL. Pavano has 3.9 K/9 and Penny has 3.6 K/9. Hooray.

Lineups

Minnesota
Ben Revere, CF
Trevor Plouffe, 2B
Joe Mauer, C
Justin Morneau, 1B
Jason Kubel, RF
JIM THOME, DH
Danny Valencia, 3B
Rene Tosoni, LF
Tsuyoshi Nishioka, SS

Detroit

1. Andy Dirks, CF
2, Brennan Boesch, RF
3. Delmon Young, LF
4. Miguel Cabrera, 1B
5, Victor Martinez, DH
6. Alex Avila, C
7. Jhonny Peralta, SS
8. Dan Kelly, 3B
9. Ramon Santiago, 2B


Interesting lineup for the Twins tonight. Hopefully Pavano doesn't get screwed like he has been and the Twins can light up Penny for some runs. Enjoy the game!