Minnesota Twins host the Toronto Blue Jays Saturday

                                                                                                                                                                                                   
 
 
Posted8/6/2022 7:00 AM

Toronto Blue Jays (59-47, second in the AL East) vs. Minnesota Twins (56-50, first in the AL Central)

Minneapolis; Saturday, 7:10 p.m. EDT

 

PITCHING PROBABLES: Blue Jays: Mitch White (0-0); Twins: Dylan Bundy (6-5, 5.04 ERA, 1.29 WHIP, 68 strikeouts)


FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Blue Jays -137, Twins +118; over/under is 9 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Minnesota Twins play the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday.

Minnesota has a 30-24 record in home games and a 56-50 record overall. The Twins have the 10th-ranked team ERA in the AL at 4.05.

Toronto has a 59-47 record overall and a 25-26 record on the road. Blue Jays pitchers have a collective 3.86 ERA, which ranks sixth in the AL.

Saturday's game is the sixth time these teams square off this season. The Twins are ahead 3-2 in the season series.

TOP PERFORMERS: Luis Arraez has a .321 batting average to rank 10th on the Twins, and has 16 doubles, a triple and six home runs. Jose Miranda is 12-for-36 with two home runs and 11 RBI over the last 10 games.

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Vladimir Guerrero Jr. has 22 doubles, 23 home runs and 68 RBI for the Blue Jays. Matt Chapman is 9-for-32 with five home runs and nine RBI over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Twins: 4-6, .218 batting average, 5.63 ERA, outscored by 16 runs

Blue Jays: 6-4, .243 batting average, 3.13 ERA, outscored opponents by 13 runs

INJURIES: Twins: Kyle Garlick: 10-Day IL (ribcage), Miguel Sano: 60-Day IL (knee), Alex Kirilloff: 10-Day IL (wrist), Bailey Ober: 60-Day IL (groin), Max Kepler: 10-Day IL (foot), Danny Coulombe: 60-Day IL (hip), Ryan Jeffers: 10-Day IL (thumb), Trevor Larnach: 10-Day IL (core), Cody Stashak: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Royce Lewis: 60-Day IL (knee), Chris Paddack: 60-Day IL (elbow), Jhon Romero: 60-Day IL (biceps), Jorge Alcala: 60-Day IL (elbow), Randy Dobnak: 60-Day IL (finger), Kenta Maeda: 60-Day IL (elbow)

Blue Jays: Ross Stripling: 15-Day IL (glute/hip), Julian Merryweather: 60-Day IL (side), Tayler Saucedo: 60-Day IL (hip), Hyun-Jin Ryu: 60-Day IL (forearm), Nate Pearson: 60-Day IL (mono)

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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