Minnesota Twins (30-22, 1st in AL Central) vs. Detroit Tigers (20-30, 4th in AL Central)
Detroit; Thursday, 1:10 p.m. EDT
Pitching Prospects: Twins: Chris Archer (0-2, 4.19 ERA, 1.43 whips, 29 strikeouts); Tigers: Alex Fedo (1-2, 3.00 ERA, 1.30 WHIP, 16 strikeouts)
fanduel sportsbook Line: Twins-133, Tigers +113; over/under is 8 1/2 runs
Bottom line: The Detroit Tigers host the Minnesota Twins on Thursday.
Detroit has a record of 20–30 overall and a record of 13–15 in home games. The Tigers have the seventh-best team ERA in MLB play at 3.48.
Minnesota has a 13–11 record in road games and a 30–22 record overall. The Twins have the 10th best team batting average in MLB play at .245.
The matchup on Thursday is the 11th meeting between these teams in this season. The twins have a 6-4 advantage in the season series.
Top Performer: Jammer Candelario has six doubles, two triples, five home runs and 17 RBIs, while .192 hits for the Tigers. Jonathan Shoop is 13-for-41 in the last 10 games with five doubles, one triple and two home runs.
Luis Arrez has five doubles, one home run and 12 RBIs, while .351 hits for the Twins. Gio Ursella is 13-for-35 with a double and two home runs in the last 10 matches.
Last 10 games: Tigers: 6-4, .244 batting average, 3.13 ERA, outscore by one run
Twins: 4-6, .251 batting average, 3.78 ERA, outscore by three runs
Injuries: Tigers: Casey Miz: 60-Day IL (elbow), Robbie Grossman: 10-Day IL (neck), Alvin Rodriguez: Day-Day (lower body), Miguel Cabrera: Day-Day (back), Eduardo Rodriguez: 15-day IL (ribcage), Victor Reyes: 10-day IL (quadricep), Austin Meadows: 10-day IL (vertigo), Michael Pineda: 15-day IL (finger), Tyler Alexander: 15-day IL (elbow) ), Kelly Funkhauser: 60-Day IL (Shoulder), Matt Manning: 10-Day IL (Shoulder), Spencer Turnbull: 60-Day IL (Elbow), Jake Rogers: 60-Day IL (Elbow), Jose Cisnero: 60 -Day IL (shoulder)
Twins: Carlos Correa: 10-day IL (Covid-19), Royce Lewis: 10-day IL (knee), Sonny Grey: Day-to-Day (pectoral), Danny Coulombe: 15-day IL (hip), Gilberto Celestino: 10-day IL (Covid-19), Joe Ryan: 10-day IL (Covid-19), Cody Stashak: 15-day IL (shoulder), Josh Winder: 15-day IL (shoulder), Miguel Sano: 60- DAY IL (knee), Chris Paddack: 60-Day IL (Elbow), Jhon Romero: 60-Day IL (Biceps), Jorge Alcala: 60-Day IL (Elbow), Randy Dobnac: 60-Day IL (Finger ) , canta maeda: 60-day IL (elbow)
The Associated Press produced this story using technology provided by DataScrew and data from Sportradar,