Twins play the Tigers leading series 1-0

Wed, Jul 3, 2024
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Twins play the Tigers leading series 1-0

Detroit Tigers (38-47, fourth in the AL Central) vs. Minnesota Twins (48-37, second in the AL Central)

Minneapolis; Wednesday, 8:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Tigers: Keider Montero (0-0); Twins: David Festa (1-0, 9.00 ERA, 1.60 WHIP, two strikeouts)

BETMGM SPORTSBOOK: LINE Twins -164, Tigers +138; over/under is 9 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Minnesota Twins lead 1-0 in a three-game series against the Detroit Tigers.

Minnesota has a 48-37 record overall and a 24-16 record in home games. The Twins have a 20-4 record in games when they did not give up a home run.

Detroit has a 38-47 record overall and a 19-25 record in road games. The Tigers have a 17-3 record in games when they hit two or more home runs.

The teams meet Wednesday for the ninth time this season. The season series is tied 4-4.

TOP PERFORMERS: Carlos Correa has 15 doubles, two triples and 10 home runs for the Twins. Jose Miranda is 15-for-38 with four doubles and a home run over the past 10 games.

Riley Greene has 16 doubles, four triples, 15 home runs and 41 RBI for the Tigers. Justyn-Henry Malloy is 7-for-29 with a double, two home runs and three RBI over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Twins: 7-3, .276 batting average, 2.96 ERA, outscored opponents by 28 runs

Tigers: 3-7, .204 batting average, 4.86 ERA, outscored by 13 runs

INJURIES: Twins: Chris Paddack: 15-Day IL (arm), Alex Kirilloff: 10-Day IL (back), Justin Topa: 60-Day IL (knee), Brock Stewart: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Daniel Duarte: 60-Day IL (tricep), Zack Weiss: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Anthony DeSclafani: 60-Day IL (elbow)

Tigers: Casey Mize: day-to-day (leg), Matthew Vierling: day-to-day (foot), Javier Baez: 10-Day IL (spine), Kerry Carpenter: 10-Day IL (spine), Sawyer Gipson-Long: 60-Day IL (groin)


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